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.
California, PA: Arthur and Glee Knight, The first 7 issues of this second generation Beat lit mag. 3 numbers were published each year -- this set starts with Vol. 1, Number 1,published in 1971 and runs through the double issue Vol. 3, Nos. 1/2 published in 1973. Softcovers, individually bound...
Philadelphia: Jed Irwin, Two copies of the first issue of Insect Trust Gazette, annual poetry publication, Summer 1964, featuring work by Jed Irwin, William Burroughs, Jackson Mac Low, Paul Klee, William Levy, Carol Bergé, and others. Paperback, 8vo. in white printed wraps. 63pp. 1 illustration. Very good. Light edge wear...
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: Ted Berrigan, Issue 10 of this mimeo poetry journal, published February 14th, 1965. Softcover, tall 4to., staplebound. Approx. 74 pages, printed on rectos only. Good to Very Good. Lacks the rear cover, but the rest of the contents are complete. 2 small stains to the front wrap; last...
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.
London: Heinemann, 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, maroon cloth. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Mild bowing to the boards; bottom corner of the rear board is dented; clean interior. The DJ with shallow nicks at the crown of the spine; light rubbing and handling; single 1-inch closed snag...
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000, First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with mild shelfwear. NOT a remainder.
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...
New York: Macmillan, Inscribed by the author to the late Village Voice photographer Fred McDarrah. 1969, First Edition of the author's first book. Hardcover, black cloth. 166 pp. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Mild soil to the top edge; corners just lightly bumped; square, tight binding; clean...
Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, Inscribed by Burroughs on the title page. 1976, First trade Edition, Softcover. Very Good. Light creasing and signs of handling to the spine and rear wrap. There's an odd stain on page 40 obscuring some of the text; contents otherwise clean and unmarked.