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Northwest Extra! : "A Little Elvis in Every Issue"

By: (Allen Ginsberg)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seattle, Northwest Extra!: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15514

Condition: Near Fine


Tabloid-type periodical on newsprint with cover art of Allen Ginsberg by R. Crumb. This copy is about NF with light, general wear and aging. This mgazine seems to have been dedicated to satiric cartooning. This issue feature work by Mary Fleener, Denios Eichhorn, Ivan Brunetti, R. Crumb, Pat Moriarty and others, including a reprinting of Ginzberg's "Howl" with an illustration by Eichhorn. Eichhorn is listed as Editor. Great Ginsberg collectible and a throwback to the Bea... View more info

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Howl - Movie Poster

By: (Allen Ginsberg)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Oscilloscope Laboratories: 2010

Seller ID: 15521

Condition: Near Fine


This poster (11X17) is for the movie Howl, based on Allen Ginsberg's poem. James Franco stars as Ginsberg with David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Bob Balaban, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Daniels and others in the cast. The poster is signed in the middle right by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who is and was a major figure in the story of How. The poster has almost no wear and is aboiut fine. ; Color and B&W Images; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Associated View more info

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The Man with the Golden Arm

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York City, Doubleday and Co.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7469

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The book has some edge and corner wear. Some soiling and aging . The difference in color between the spine and the front is due to the scan. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; Famous novel of drug addiction that pre-figures the Beats. Algren led an edgy life. Flatsigned on theffep . ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Autobiography of a Bellboy

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 8541

Condition: Very Good+


Book has only very light, overall wear and aging. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; This is a totally anonymous -- no author, no date, no publisher, no price, no nothing except the novel -- book of semi-erotica about the adventures of a bellboy in New York. It was probably written in the 1920's or 1930's -- there are references to Clara Bow -- but no clue as to when this volume was actually published. You can feel very "edgy" just holding this book. View more info

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Midnight Mass

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7882

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and protective acetate jacket both show minimal wear, if any. Former owner's small blind stamp on ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; This is a signed and limited edition. It is signed by Bowles on a blank page after the title page and numbered, 329, in the back on a limitation page. Beautiful copy . ; Signed by Author View more info

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Unwelcome Words: Seven New Stories

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bolinas, Tombouctou Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15064

ISBN: 0939180448

Condition: Fine


Book is about new and unread. The book is square and straight. No cracks or creases on spine. Lovely copy. This is a nice collection of Bowles' late short stories. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages View more info

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A Confederate General from Big Sur

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballentine Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 15097

Condition: Very Good


Book has a light, general wear and a slight cant to spine. Spine has a reading crease, but binding is still solid. This is the first Ballentine softcover edition of one of Brautigan's trippy, funny novels from the 1960's. I have two other issues of this novel including the 1st edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages View more info

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A Confederate General from Big Sur

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press/Evergreen: 1968

Seller ID: 15094

Condition: Very Good


Book has a light, general wear but is still square and securely bound. Spine is neith cracked nor creased. Publication information is not clear. Spine and title page say Grove Press. Front cover and verso of title page say Evergreen. The book number appears to be Evergreen's -- E-478. At any rate this is a 1968, third printing of one of Brautigan's trippy, funny novels from the 1960's. I have two other issues of this novel including the 1st edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ... View more info

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A Confederate General from Big Sur

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15095

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very minor wear and light aging with one small light stain on foredge. Book is square and securely bound. The jacket has some light edge, corner and surface wear with minor loss at top of spine. It is quite presentable in Mylar. This is Grove Press #GP-327, no usual Grove statement of First Printing which is, according to McBride a point of the First Printing. This is a very attractive copy of one of Brautigan's most famous trippy, funny novels from the 19... View more info

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The Dying of Children

By: Bremser, Ray

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sudbury MA, Water Row Books: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 7825

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Book appears to be new and unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; not paginated pages; This is a limited edition of Ray Bremser's first published poem, a poem that Bremser wrote as a young man in prison where he slf-published the poem and then discarded the copies. One of the copies survived and was identified by Bremser two months before his death. This limited edition ( #68 of 200) was published after Bremser's death. It is si gned on the limitation page by Jeffrey Weinb... View more info

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Pulp

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1997

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 7960

ISBN: 0-87685-926-0

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Very minor rubbing to edges and spine, 1" pale tan stain on fore edge, does not look like foxing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

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The Roominghouse Madrigals

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1998

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 7963

ISBN: 0-87685-732-5

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners slightly rolled, small bend at lower right corner of wrap and first 115 pages, interior clean and VG+. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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Shakespeare Never Did This

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7946

Condition: Very Good+


The book is square and securely bound; it appears unread. There is some curl on the corners and some other minor evidence of wear, but overall VG+. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Collection of random writing by Bukowski with many photographs of him by Michael Montfort. View more info

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Betting on the Muse : Poems and Stories

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1998

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 12971

Condition: Fine


Near pristine copy in comb-bound plastic wraps. Stamped PROOF in red with publisher John Martin's initials and 1/13 in upper left corner. Review Copy slip laid in. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 405 pages; This seems to be a limited (to 13) Proof Copy of Bukowski's Betting on the Muse. View more info

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The Last Night of the Earth Poems

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, Black Sparrow Press: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15179

ISBN: 0876858655

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book appears about fine in a like, original, acetate dust wrapper.This is one of the Limited Edition of 750 signed by Bukowski on a special page in the front; it is number 615. Very attractive copy of one of Bukowski's inimitable collections of poetry. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 405 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Reach for the Sun, Selected Letters 1978-1994, Volume 3

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, Black Sparrow Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15496

ISBN: 1574230891

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book and clear acetat jacket are as new and unread. This is one of 376 numbered hardcover volumes that contain an original seriagraph by Bukowski. This is #108. This volume was published posthumoudly bt Bukowski's wife. ; Color Serigraph (#108 of 376); tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages View more info

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Naked Lunch

By: Burroughs, William S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York City, Grove Press: 1959

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 10351

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has light, general wear and aging. Jacket has some edge , corner and surface wear vertical lines of light brownish staining on the back. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; Ninth printing of Burroughs' surreal masterwork. View more info

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The Norse

By: Butterick, George F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13276

Condition: Very Good


Stapled blue wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges have some age-toning and light wear, including a small closed tear on right, front edge. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 12; Cover, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; George F. Butterick was a writer and professor who was a student of Charles Olson, who initiated the idea and plan for A Curriculum of the Soul. Butterick, who died in 1988, edited award-winning editions of Olson's poetry. View more info

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Ismaeli Muslimism

By: Bylebyl, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13279

Condition: Very Good+


Side-stapledyellow-orange wraps with black titles. Yapp edges with some light wear. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 18; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages; Michael Bylebyl is a writer. View more info

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Gentleman Junkie : The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs

By: Caveney, Graham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 12812

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Pictorial covers with very light exterior wear and light toning on foredges. Square and securely bound. Jacket has some edge and corner wear. Overall a solid copy. ; B&W and Tinted Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Interesting and entertaining biography of Burroughs. View more info