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BANGS, JOHN KENDRICK
Coffee and Repartee
New York, Harper & Brothers. 1893. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in pictorial paper-covered boards with just light wear. Very clean inside. Signed and briefly inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Over two dozen black & white illustrations in the text. 5 1/2" high X 4" wide, 123 pages. Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 007875
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3307]
Keywords: John Kendrick Bangs

 
BONHAMS
The Private World of Truman Capote
New York, Bonhams. 2006. Soft Cover. This is a good softcover copy which has been extensively marked up by an enthusiastic bidder. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Bonhams New York on November 9, 2006. The sale consisted of Joanne Carson's collection of Truman Capote items. 336 lots in the sale. All illustrated in color. 11" high X 8" wide, 115 pages. Good.
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Book number: 010093
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1378]
Keywords: Truman Capote, the Truman Capote Sale, Joanne Carson

 
BRAINARD, JOE
Selected Writings 1962-1971
New York, Kulchur Foundation. 1971. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear to the covers. Completely clean inside and out. Light fading to the top and towards the bottom of the spine, slightly affecting the 'S' in selected and the publisher name at the foot of the spine. Very even salmon coloration overall, front and back, light rubbing to the right edge of the front cover. The spine is not creased, binding firm. Uncommon New York School item. 10" high X 7" wide, 121 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 014727
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 130.25 | £UK 111 | JP¥ 15985]
Keywords: Joe Brainard, New York School Poets

 
JOSEPH BRODSKY
Less Than One: Selected Essays
New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0374185034). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with almost no wear. Completely clean. Stated first edition. 9" high X 6" wide, 501 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 014086
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3307]
Keywords: Joseph Brodsky 0374185034

 
BURTON, CHARLES PIERCE
The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill
New York, Henry Holt and Company. 1912, First Edition. Decorative Cloth. This is a very good hardcover copy in the original tan cloth binding with the vignette in black and orange of a boy scout between two fires. Covers clean, spine not sunned or darkened. The endpapers have been professionally replaced and the hinges strengthened. Completely clean inside. Copyright page states 'Published October 1912'. 4 illustrations in black & white by Gordon Grant. 8" high X 5" wide, 313 pages + 6 pages of publishers ads. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 008432
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.25 | £UK 149 | JP¥ 21497]
Keywords: Charles Pierce Burton, Boy Scout Books

 
CHAN, PAUL
Waiting for Godot in New Orleans: A Field Guide
New York, Creative Times. 2010, First Edition. Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy without dust jacket as issued, with virtually no wear. Signed in ink, by Paul Chan, and dated 2010, on the title-page. Not inscribed to anyone, just signed and dated. Otherwise completely clean. Stated first edition. Edited by Paul Chan. Contributions by Susan Sontag, Alain Badiou, Terry Eagleton, among many others. Illustrated in color and black & white with photographs, drawings, etc. 10" high X 8" wide, 338 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 015120
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 157.25 | £UK 133.75 | JP¥ 19292]
Keywords: Paul Chan, Samuel Beckett

 
CLINTON, D.
Das Illustrite Mississippithal Revisited Improvisations on History
Ptolemy/ Browns Mills Review. 1983. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Just a little tanned on the slender spine. Signed and inscribed by D. Clinton to a fellow poet, on the title-page. Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 009786
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3858]
Keywords: D. Clinton, 20th Century American Poetry

 
CODRESCU, ANDREI
Bibliodeath
Antibookclub. 2012, First Edition. Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy with almost no wear. Signed in ink by the author, Andrei Codrescu, on the first blank white page after the black endpaper. Not inscribed, just signed. Stated first edition. Not the limited numbered edition. 9" high X 7" wide, 147 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 014208
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2756]
Keywords: Andrei Codrescu

 
CULLEN, COUNTEE
The Black Christ & Other Poems
New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1929, First Edition. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Cullen on the front endpaper. Black cloth spine, blue paper covered boards with gold foil labels pasted down on cover & spine (lightly oxidized labels). Completely clean inside, outside the paper covered boards are immaculate, also the spine (excepting the foil label). Illustrated in black & white by Charles Cullen. Light soiling to cover of dust jacket, chips to edges of dustjacket, 1 inch tear to top edge of darkened spine of jacket. Signed "Cordially, Countee Cullen". Additional gift inscription above Cullen's dated 1929. 8vo, 8" high X 5" wide, 110 pages. Stated "First Edition I-D" on colophon page. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 002514
USD 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 583.75 | £UK 496.75 | JP¥ 71657]
Keywords: Countee Cullen, Harlem Renaissance, Black Literature, Religious Poetry

 
E. E. CUMMINGS & JOHN EATON
Fairy Tales
New York, Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. 1965, First Edition. Hard Cover. This is an almost very good hardcover copy in a good dust jacket. Stated 1st edition. Very clean inside. The boards are clean but have a small repair to the edge of the lower spine. The dust jacket is about 95% there, missing chips from the spine tips, also price-clipped. Jacket also toned or soiled, (see photograph) and taped on the inside. Illustrated in color by John Eaton. 10" high X 7" wide. Uncommon. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 013034
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.5 | £UK 72.75 | JP¥ 10473]
Keywords: E. E. Cummings, John Eaton Illustrated Books

 
DAWSON, FIELDING
Krazy Kat and One More
San Francisco,CA, The Print Workshop. 1955, Limited Edition. Original Wraps. This is an about very good softcover copy in a sunned dust jacket. Minor bump, soft crease from page turing to right center page edges. This is a limited edition of 150 copies. With a printed cover drawing by Dawson. Very clean inside. 9" high X 6" wide, about 15 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 005850
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 130.25 | £UK 111 | JP¥ 15985]
Keywords: Fielding Dawson

 
EASTMAN,MAX
Lot's Wife
New York, Harper & Brothers. 1942, First Edition. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy bound in the publisher's black cloth with just light wear. Completely clean, no marks to covers or text. Gilt title on spine faded. Signed by the author, Max Eastman, in ink on the front endpaper. Not inscribed to anyone, just signed. Stated first edition. 10" high X 6" wide, 43 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 014610
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4961]
Keywords: Max Eastman

 
CAROLE MARKS; DIANA EDKINS
The Power of Pride: Stylemakers and Rulebreakers of the Harlem Renaissance
New York, Crown Publishers. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0609600966). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy in a fine dust jacket with no wear at all. Signed by both authors, Carole Marks and Diana Edkins, in ink on the title-page. Not inscribed to anyone, no other marks. Completely clean. Illustrated history of the Harlem Renaissance. Illustrated in black & white, sepia. 10" high X 8" wide, 272 pages. A fine, signed copy. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 013316
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4961]
Keywords: Harlem Renaissance, Diana Edkins, Carole Marks 0609600966

 
ELIOT, T. S.
Collected Poems of T.S. Eliot
New York, Harcourt Brace and Company. 1936. Hard Cover. This is an about very good hardcover copy in dust jacket. The jacket front panel is evenly toned, the spine darkened, a few stains on the back panel. Generally clean inside but former owner names on front inside cover and on the front endpaper. All text and poems free of marks. 8 1/2" high X 6" wide, 220 pages. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 008952
USD 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1047]
Keywords: T. S.Eliot

 
JAMES ELLROY
My Dark Places
New York, Knopf. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0679441859). This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Silver 'Signed by the Author' sticker on the front cover. The author has signed his initials on the second endpaper. Not inscribed to anyone, just signed. Stated first edition. 10" high X 6" wide, 351 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 014087
USD 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2150]
Keywords: James Ellroy 0679441859

 
FLORES, ANGEL
Bibliografia de Escritores Hispanoamericanos / a Bibliography of Spanish-American Writers 1609-1974
New York, Gordian Press. 1975. Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy in black cloth with virtually no wear. No dust jacket, possibly as issued, title in gilt on spine. Text in SPANISH. Annotated bibliography of approximately 180 Spanish American writers, from the early 17th century to the mid 20th century. 9" high X 8" wide, 318 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 013312
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3307]
Keywords: Bibliografia De Escritores Hispanoamericanos / A Bibliography of Spanish-American Writers

 
FORD, CHARLES HENRI
View: Parade of the Avant-Garde : An Anthology of View Magazine (1940-1947)
New York, Thunder's Mouth. 1991, First Edition. (ISBN: 1560250135). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy with a very good dust jacket with almost no wear. Completely clean. Stated first edition, first printing. Edited by the legendary Charles Henri Ford, who began publishing View in September 1940, as a six page tabloid titled 'View - Through the Eyes of Poets'. Foreword by Paul Bowles. Introduction by Catrina Illustrated throughout in black & white, with some color: several pages of View covers. Contributions by dozens of well known artists and writers taken from the pages of View magazine. Bibliography. 10" high X 9" wide, 287 pages. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 015339
USD 22.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.25 | JP¥ 2480]
Keywords: Charles Henri Ford, View Magazine European Literature Periodicals 1560250135

 
FROST, JACK
Fancy This a New England Sketch Book
Boston, Waverly House. 1938, Limited/Numbered 300 Signed Copies. Hard Cover. This is a very good cloth copy, in blue boards and tan cloth spine. Spine soiled, tips a bit frayed. Inside clean. A limited edition. This is copy #195 out of 300 signed copies. 10" high X 8" wide. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 003697
USD 9.95 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1097]
Keywords: Jack Frost, J.P.Marquand Travel Books

 
PARKE-BERNET GALLERIES
Books, Autographs and Mss of Samuel L. Clemens. The Splendid Collection Formed by the Late Alan N. Mendleson
New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries. 1956. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. No marks to lots or illustrations. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Parke-Bernet in New York on December 11 & 12, 1956. The sale consisted of the collection of Mark Twain books, manuscripts and papers formed by Alan N. Mendleson. 553 lots in the sale. A number of them illustrated in black & white. 10" high X 6" wide, 100 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009832
USD 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1047]
Keywords: Books, Autographs and Manuscripts of Samuel L. Clemens, Alan N. Mendleson Collection

 
JACK GILBERT
Monolithos: Poems, 1962 and 1982
New York, Alfred a Knopf. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0394523865). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a near fine dust jacket with virtually no wear. Completely clean. The jacket is not price-clipped or sunned. Stated first edition. 9" high X 6" wide, 93 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 014299
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.25 | £UK 149 | JP¥ 21497]
Keywords: Jack Gilbert 0394523865

 
GUEST, BARBARA
Selected Poems of Barbara Guest
Los Angeles, Sun & Moon Press. 1995, First American Edition. (ISBN: 1557132003). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a near fine dust jacket with almost no wear. Signed in ink, by Barbara Guest, on the half title-page, just under the title. Not inscribed to anyone just signed, and dated "April 23, 1999 the Frost Award'. Not signed in the year of publication, but at the ceremony in April 1999 when Barbara Guest was given the Frost Award. Otherwise completely clean. Stated first American edition. 9" high X 7" wide, 197 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 013983
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 224.5 | £UK 191.25 | JP¥ 27561]
Keywords: Barbara Guest 1557132003

 
HAWKES, JOHN
The Passion Artist
New York, Harper & Row, Publishers. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0060118083). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. Jacket has just slight wear to the spine tips. 8.5" high X 6" wide, 185 pages. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010785
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 5.75 | JP¥ 827]
Keywords: John Hawkes 0060118083

 
HILL, HERBERT
Black Voices. New Writing by American Negroes
London, Elek Books. 1964. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. The black & white dust jacket has a little wear to the edges. Clean inside and out. Selected, edited and with an introduction and biographical notes by Hill. 8" high X 5" wide, 617 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 004525
USD 19.95 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2199]
Keywords: Black American Writers, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Ann Petry, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, Katherine Dunham, Richard Wright, Herbert Hill

 
HOLLANDER, JOHN
Looking Ahead
New York, John Hollander. 1982, First Edition. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in gray linen cloth boards, with just a little wear to the covers which have some faint soil around the edges. Completely clean inside. This limited edition had 126 copies. This copy designated "Q". Signed in pencil on the colophon by Hollander. 14" high X 9" wide, about 12 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 004628
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.25 | £UK 149 | JP¥ 21497]
Keywords: John Hollander

 
HORNBY, ST. JOHN; WILL RANSOM
The Ashendene Press: C.H. St. J. Hornby's Foreword to His Descriptive Bibliography with a Note on the Press by Will Ransom and a Check List of It's Books
Meriden,CT, The Domesday Press. 1939. Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with no wear at all. Black leather title label in gilt on the spine. Completely clean. 'This book was designed by George Hornby and printed at his Domesday Press in an edition of 350 copies.' 9" high X 6" wide, 59 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 015782
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 | £UK 49.75 | JP¥ 7166]
Keywords: The Ashendene Press Graphic Design and Typography

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