Charles Agvent: Modern First Editions
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(LAWRENCE, D. H.; SASSOON, SIEGFRIED; ET. AL.)
23 New Poems by Contemporary Poets in the Monthly Chapbook, Volume 1, Number 1
London, The Poetry Bookshop, July 1919. First Edition. wraps. Pictorial wraps. Includes poems by D. H. Lawrence, Siegfried Sassoon, Sacheverell Sitwell, Edith Sitwell, W. H. Davies, Richard Aldington, Charlotte Mew, and others. Edgewear and soiling, front cover partly separated. About Very Good for this fragile piece .
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Book number: 019829
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Modern Poetry; Literary Periodical; Modern First Editions; Modern Firsts; D. H. Lawrence; Siegfried Sassoon Literary Periodical Literature: English D. H. Lawrence Modern First Editions

 
The Beat Goes. On 50 Anni Di Controcultura
(Milan), (Giorgio Mondadori), (1996). First Edition. Softcover. Pictorial wraps, 9-1/2" x 11-1/4", edited by Giorgio Mondadori. Uncommon book about the Beat Generation and its history in film, published for La Biennale di Venezia, 1996, with many illustrations. Covers films from a 1939 Harry Smith production to 1996 and includes work by Stan Brakhage, Roger Corman, Robert Frank, Jonas Mekas, and many others. Near Fine .
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Book number: 019317
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.25 | £UK 93.75 | JP¥ 13065]
Keywords: Beats; Beat Literature; Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Illustrated Books Modern First Editions Literature: American Beat Literature Illustrated Books

 
[JAMES, HENRY; HOWELLS, W. D.; ET. AL.]
The Whole Family: A Novel by Twelve Authors
New York, Harper & Brothers, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Original gilt-decorated blue cloth. BAL 10667. Among the other authors who contribute a chapter to this most curious book are W. D. Howells (BAL 9790), Mary W. Freeman (BAL 6389), and John Kendrick Bangs (BAL 779). Illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. Ill.: Alice Barber Stephens. Owner presentation Christmas 1908 on the front pastedown. Near Fine example of this attractive binding .
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Book number: 003031
USD 106.30 [Appr.: EURO 89.5 | £UK 79.75 | JP¥ 11111]
Keywords: John Kendrick Bangs; Alice Barber Stephens; Brandywine Artists; Women's Literature: W. D. Howells Alice Barber Stephens 19th Century American Literature Illustrated Books Henry James Literature: American

 
ABBEY, EDWARD
Vox Clamantis in Deserto
Santa Fe, Rydal Press, 1989. First Edition. Wraps. One of 250 copies, this unnumbered. Unopened and never bound, present here in loose signatures, one of apparently only 5 copies thus. Posthumously published musings by the Thoreau of the American West. The introduction to this personal selection of journal entries was written less than two weeks prior to the author's death. Fine .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 003725
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.25 | £UK 93.75 | JP¥ 13065]
Keywords: Modern Firsts; Edward Abbey; Modern First Editions; Environmental LIterature; Limited Environmental LIterature Western Americana Literature: American Modern First Editions

 
[CARVER, RAYMOND; UPDIKE, JOHN; OATES, JOYCE CAROL; ET. AL.] ABRAHAMS, WILLIAM (EDITOR)
Prize Stories 1983. The O. Henry Awards
Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. First Prize went to Raymond Carver's "A Small Good Thing. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper and not easily found in this condition .
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Book number: 017157
USD 43.80 [Appr.: EURO 37 | £UK 33 | JP¥ 4578]
Keywords: Anthology; Modern Firsts Literature: American Short Stories Raymond Carver John Updike

 
[O'BRIEN, TIM; WOLFF, TOBIAS; ET. AL.] ABRAHAMS, WILLIAM (EDITOR)
Prize Stories 1982. The O. Henry Awards
Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Contributors include Tim O'Brien, Joyce Carol Oates, Tobias Wolff, Joseph McElroy, Jane Smiley, Stephen Dixon, Peter Taylor, and Alice Adams. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper and not easily found in this condition .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 017158
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Anthology; Modern Firsts Literature: American Short Stories Tim O'Brien Tobias Wolff

 
[CARVER, RAYMOND; UPDIKE, JOHN; OATES, JOYCE CAROL; ET. AL.] ABRAHAMS, WILLIAM (EDITOR)
Prize Stories 1983. The O. Henry Awards
Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Uncorrected Proof in tall (10-3/4") printed green wraps. First Prize went to Raymond Carver's "A Small Good Thing." Publication date and price in ink on the front cover. Small tear at the bottom of the front cover; slight strip of sunning to the front edge. Near Fine and uncommon .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 017458
USD 93.80 [Appr.: EURO 79 | £UK 70.25 | JP¥ 9804]
Keywords: Anthology; Modern Firsts; John Updike Literature: American Short Stories Raymond Carver Uncorrected Proof

 
ALCORN, ALFRED
The Pull of the Earth
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First Edition. Softcover. Uncorrected Proof in light green printed wraps of the author's first book, with promotional material laid in. Small sticker residue on front cover, otherwise Fine .
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Book number: 017133
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: 20th Century American Literature; Modern Firsts Modern First Editions First Book Literature: American Uncorrected Proof

 
(HUXLEY, ALDOUS AND SAYERS, DOROTHY)
Oxford Poetry 1918
Oxford, B. H. Blackwell, 1918. First Edition. Wraps. Blue wraps with a printed label. Very early appearances by Aldous Huxley and Dorothy Sayers. Owner name dated 1919 on the half-title page. Minor staining and wear to wraps. Very Good .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 006394
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Dorothy Sayers; Bloomsbury; Aldous Huxley; Oxford Poetry; Modern First Editions; Modern Poetry; Modern Firsts Modern First Editions Modern Poetry Anthology Literature: English

 
GINSBERG, ALLEN ET. AL
Wholly Communion
New York, Grove Press, (1965). First Edition. wraps. Pictorial wraps, not issued in hardcover. Illustrated with photographs. Based on a film made of an International Poetry Reading at the Royal Albert Hall in 1965. Contributors include Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Ill.: Photos. Slight crease at bottom right corner. Near Fine .
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Book number: 006014
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Modern Poetry; Modern Firsts Photos Anthology Literature: American Film Beat Literature

 
ALLISON, DOROTHY
Bastard out of Carolina
New York, Dutton, (1992). First Edition. Hardcover. Her first novel, a finalist for the National Book Award. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 008264
USD 43.80 [Appr.: EURO 37 | £UK 33 | JP¥ 4578]
Keywords: Modern Firsts; First Novel; First Book; Modern First Editions Gay Literature Literature: American Modern First Editions First Book

 
ALLISON, DOROTHY
The Women Who Hate Me
Brooklyn, Long Haul Press, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. White printed wraps. Her scarce first book, a collection of poems issued by a small feminist press. Minor crease upper front cover. Very light soiling. Near Fine .
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Book number: 007574
USD 187.50 [Appr.: EURO 157.75 | £UK 140.5 | JP¥ 19598]
Keywords: Gay Literature; Lesbian Literature; Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Southern Literature; First Book First Book Women's Literature Literature: American Modern First Editions

 
[LITERARY PERIODICALS] ANDERSON, JACK; STEPANCHEV, STEPHEN; ET. AL
The Ninth Circle
[University Park & Las Cruces, NM], [Nine Rings Press], [1966 - 1967]. First Edition. Softcover. Stapled wraps, 8-1/2" x 11". The first and likely only 3 issues of this scarce poetry publication out of New Mexico. Contributors include Jack Anderson, Ronald Anthony Punnet, Stephen Stepanchev, and others. Near Fine .
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Book number: 019306
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.25 | £UK 93.75 | JP¥ 13065]
Keywords: Beats; Beat Literature; Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Literary Ephemera; Literary Periodical Modern First Editions Literature: American Beat Literature Literary Ephemera

 
ANTHONY, PIERS
Pornucopia
Houston, Tafford Publishing, Inc. (1989). First Edition. Hardcover. From the author's dustwrapper copy: "Be warned: this is not Xanth. But those who want their minds wickedly stretched, read on. Fine in a close to Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 019714
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Pornography; Adult Literature; Science Fiction Pornography Modern First Editions Literature: American Science Fiction

 
APPEL, BENJAMIN
With Many Voices. Europe Talks About America
New York, William Morrow and Company, 1963. First Edition. cloth. A novelist's conversations with people on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Bookseller's ticket on the rear pastedown and on the front pastedown the small Fountain Lawn Library bookplate of coal baron La Fayette Butler, many of whose books were left untouched from the time of their purchase by him until their sale in the summer of 1999. Rather uncommon and certainly timely. Near Fine in a price-clipped, near Very Good dustwrapper .
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Book number: 015208
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2613]
Keywords: Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Communism Europe Iron Curtain World Politics Nonfiction

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