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Berkeley: Wingbow Press, 1979.

1979, revised edition. Softcover. Illustrated. 161 pp. Very Good. Clean contents. Covers rubbed and faded. ... more

Price: $25.00

Wien: np, 1916.

1916. Memorial booklet for Jakob Schwarz, including an original photograph of the deceased mounted on the third page. Hardcover, black cloth, 24 pp. Illustrated. Prayers and writings in Hebrew and German. Yahrzeit dates through 1964 added in ink. Very Good. Minor wear to the covers. Light foxing and soil. A... more

Price: $150.00

New Haven, Conn.: L. S. Punderson and J. W. Barber, 1856.

Hardcover. c.1856. Cloth. 12mo. 180pp. Color map frontispiece. Good. Spine rebacked, heavy wear at corners, rubbing to edges, previous owner's signature on flyleaf, moderate foxing throughout. ... more

Price: $75.00

San Francisco: City Lights, 1961.

1961, First Edition, First issue, with $2.50 price. Softcover. 184 pp. A Good copy. Rubbing and creasing to the wraps; faint coffee-ring stain on the front wrap. The pages have just started to brown, but the text has remained bold and unmarked. ... more

Price: $75.00

London: Groombridge and Sons, 1889.

Hardcover with decorative blue cloth boards, 1889, octavo, 204pp., color frontispiece, otherwise illustrated in b&w. Book VG with shelfwear to spine ends and corners, slight dulling to spine, binding tight, inner front hinge cracking, endpapers foxed, otherwise text clean and unmarked with handsome gilt to all three sides of text... more

Price: $40.00

Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1976.

1976, Softcover. 151 pp. Illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Good+. Moderate rubbing to the covers and spine. Sound binding. Clean contents. ... more

Price: $40.00

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1905.

1905, First Edition. German text. Hardcover, 12mo., typical Baedeker red cloth over flexible boards with gilt titles. The scarce censorship tag warning readers of overzealous Turkish border inspectors is tipped-in to the title page. Complete with 9 maps and other plans and illustrations. The fragile frontis map is detached, but... more

Price: $250.00

New York: Baker Street Irregulars, 1976.

Program for the 1976 annual dinner to celebrate the 122nd birthday of Sherlock Holmes. Single sheet folded. Illustration on front by Diane Nolan. Signed on the rear cover by 5 of the Baker Street Irregulars: Isaac Asimov, mathematician Banesh Hoffmann, Michael Murphy, Robert L. Fish and Arnold Haycrafter(?). This copy... more

Price: $100.00

Frazier Park, CA: Access Unlimited, 1995.

1995, First Edition. Softcover. 485 pp. Good. Rubbing and creasing to the wraps. Soiling to the text-blocks and wraps. The contents are clean and the binding is sound. An uncommon (and awesome) title, often found in worn condition. ... more

Price: $90.00

New York: New Directions, 1969.

Signed by Ferlinghetti! Limited first edition, this no. 77 of 150 copies, hardcover with blue cloth boards in slipcase, octavo, 48pp., not illustrated. Book near fine with slight dulling to spine, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. Slipcase VG with mild soil and sticker ghost to front panel,... more

Price: $110.00

Baltimore: Roland Park Country School, 1947.

Adrienne Rich's senior high school yearbook from 1947 with her photograph (a number of times) and a poem by her! Quarto, textured maroon wraps, lettered in gilt, 72 pp., illustrated with photos, ads. Good+ copy, mild creasing and rubbing to binding, contents good to very good, evidence of basement storage,... more

Price: $2,000.00

New York: Oak Publications, 1963.

First Edition. c.1963. Softcover. 8vo. 112pp. Near Fine. A few light abrasions to spine. ... more

Price: $30.00

New York: Plume, 1986.

Signed by Wilson! Later printing, 1986, paperback, octavo, 101pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with mild shelfwear and spot of soil to rear panel, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. No DJ. ... more

Price: $95.00

Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1994.

Uncorrected proofs, 1994, paperback, octavo, 393pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with mild rubbing and wrap, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked, with mild staining to sides of text block. No DJ. ... more

Price: $50.00

New York: William Morrow, 1974.

Second state proof copy, 1974, paperback, octavo, 412pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with mild soil and creases to spine, mild corner wear, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ, but in protective mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $350.00

4 x 5 inch original "beefcake" physique photograph by Don Whitman, founder of the Western Photography Guild. Though undated, the photograph is likely ca. 1950s, when the single-digit postal code was implemented into the WPG stamp. It certainly dates from before the 1968 repeal of the ban on mailing nude... more

Price: $40.00

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