San Francisco: Celestial Arts, Psychedelic poster featuring three nude space goddesses and against a vibrant background of reds, greens, pinks, and blues by Eduardo Arderi, who designed many similar posters featuring goddesses in that era. 1969. Measures 23 by 35 inches. Very good+, with only minor bending to corners and...
California, PA: Arthur & Glee Knight, First Edition. c.1972. Stapled wraps. 4to. 39pp. Very Good. Light rubbing to wraps, light creasing at spine and edges.
California, PA: Arthur & Glee Knight, First Edition. c.1971. Stapled wraps. 4to. 35pp. Very Good. Light rubbing to wraps, light creasing at spine and edges.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover, 4to., 420 pp. Illustrated with 149 b&w photographs. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Gift inscription to front flyleaf. Sunning to top and bottom edges of covers. DJ is housed in a protective mylar wrap.
Cantabrigiae (Cambridge): W. P. Grant, 1830. Hardcover, 8vo., full leather. Unpaginated. Ads. Fair copy: both boards present, but detached; heavy rubbing to leather. lacks 4/5th of the spine, though the pages are soundly held together by the backstrip. Text is unmarked; readable. Text in Greek.
Paris: Two Cities Editions / Jean Fanchette, 1960. First Edition of this landmark book of the cut-up technique. Softcover, blue wraps. 63 pp. A Good copy. Front wrap has been neatly reattached -- the wraps coming loose is a very common flaw for this edition. Staining to the upper section...
(Ithaca): (Glad Day Pr.), 12 pp. pamphlet, loose in wraps as issued. Scarce Berrigan poems originally issued as part of 'The First Issue #9'. Personal copy of Julian Beck and Judith Malina, founders of The Living Theatre, with their blindstamp on the first page. Blue sticker on the second to...
New York: Lorenz and Ellen Gude, Issue 8 of this mimeo poetry journal, published April 1964. Softcover, tall 4to., staplebound. Approx. 50 pages, printed on rectos only. Cover designed by Joe Brainard and Ted Berrigan. Very Good+. A surprisingly sound, clean example of this notoriously fragile magazine. 5 staples intact...
Vancouver, BC, Canada: Blewointmentpress, 1972. Includes all original contents: 3 books (Polar Bear Hunt, Words in th Fire and Th High Green Hill), 8 rectangular broadsides, 2 triangular broadsides and blank pink sheet, housed in the original plastic bag with polar bear ice image. One of 400 copies printed by...
Vancouver: Blewointmentpress, 1970, First Edition, mimeod book of poems and drawings, in a limited edition of 700 copies (this one not numbered). Staplebound with original tape reinforcement. Tape starting to peel off, but binding still secure; light soil and edgewear to the wraps. Scarce.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971, First Edition. Hardcover, bright orange cloth, black topstain. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on the front pastedown; one tiny stain to the foredge of the text-block; otherwise a tight, sharp, clean copy. The spine of the DJ is...
Frankfurt, Germany. Stapled Wraps. c.1973. 8vo. Text in German and English. Very Good. Wear to top front righthand corner of wraps, rear wraps creased, mild soil. Anthology of writings composed using the Cut Up method developed by William Burroughs and Brion Gysin.
Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, Inscribed by the author on the title page -- also includes a laid-in notecard from the author with an additional signature, date and place. 1978, First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Light rubbing and shelfwear to the wraps; clean contents. Book housed in a protective...
Amsterdam & London: Suzanne Biederberg Gallery / The October Gallery, First Edition. c.1988. Softcover. 8vo. 16 color illustrations. Very Good. Light wear, tanning to spine, small remnant from removed price sticker on rear wraps.
Boulder, CO: Rocky Ledge, Poetry Zine, Stapled Wraps. c.1980. 4to. 63pp. Very Good. Light general shelfwear, light soil / staining to wraps, mild spine crease, pencil notes on rear wraps.
Westlake Village, CA and Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics, The Complete Crumb -- complete set in 17 volumes. Published 1987-2005. Nine of the volumes signed by Crumb: Volume 1 signed directly on the fly leaf and Volumes 3-8 and 10 and 11 signed on the publisher's limitation card which is affixed to...