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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff), Aesop
1 AesopA Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)
Chamberlain Press, 1984. boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Wasp in a Wig/A Suppressed Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Carroll, Lewis
2 Carroll, LewisThe Wasp in a Wig/A Suppressed Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
New York: Lewis Carroll Society of North America, 1977. 1st, A suppressed chapter of "Alice" published here for the first time in a limited edition of 750 copies. 8vo, red cloth, 72 pp. New copy; no d/w issued.. 
Price: 43.50 USD
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Where Does One Go When There's No Place Left to Go, Crews, Harry
3 Crews, HarryWhere Does One Go When There's No Place Left to Go
Los Angeles: Graham/Blood & Guts Press, 1998. 1st, First edition; limited to 750 signed copies. Dustjacket illustration by Ralph Steadman. New copy; pristine in d/w.. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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4 Doyle, Arthur ConanThe Adventure of the Priory School / A Facsimile of the Original Sherlock Holmes Manuscript
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. 1st thus., 1st ed., thus. Number 88 of an edition limited to 350 copies signed by author Len Deighton, who provided the introduction. Book is new, but d/w has a 1/4" tear at botton edge of front cover and a light stain at top of front cover.. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Enchanted Garden, The, Erskine, John
5 Erskine, JohnEnchanted Garden, The
Chicago: The Bookfellows, 1925. First edition. #64/300 signed copies. Cloth backed marble boards with paper labels on spine and front cover, deckle edges. Very good; corners bumped and rubbed, light wear to edges; spine label beginning to peel at top edge but still fully intact. Former owner's bookplate and signature on front endpapers.. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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The Fate of Writing in America, Farrell, James T.
6 Farrell, James T.The Fate of Writing in America
New York: New Directions, 1946. New York: New Directions, 1946. Stapled Wrappers. 32 pp. essay entitled "Will the commercialization of publishing destroy good writing?" Farrell's observations on the future of books. Very timely for today. Very light 1/4" fade line along outer edge of front cover, otherwise fine.. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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AMERICAN CHIMNEY SWEEPS: AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF A ONCE IMPORTANT TRADE, George Lewis Phillips
7 George Lewis PhillipsAMERICAN CHIMNEY SWEEPS: AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF A ONCE IMPORTANT TRADE
The Past Times Press, 1937. 1st ed., 8vo, marbled boards. Limited edition (unstated number), signed by the Author George Lewis Phillips on the title page. Also inscribed by the author on the front end paper, with a pencil sketch of the Philipps by artist California/Southwestern artist Everett Gee Jackson. Fine condition without jacket, as issued.. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 Ginsberg, AllenUnmuzzled Ox (Magazine), Vol III. No. 2
New York: Book People, 1975. A trade paperback magazine featuring work by Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Gregory Corso, Kenneth Rexroth and others. Good; clean and tight but with A few small chips along edge of spine and shelf-wear at edges.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Plays for Puppets, H.D.C.P. (H. Douglas Clark Pepler)
9 H.D.C.P. (H. Douglas Clark Pepler)Plays for Puppets
St. Dominic's Press, 1929. Good. 1st edition. 16mo, 1/4 leather illustrated boards. (56 pages) four wood engravings of animal puppets on strings. Limited to 450 copies. (Author's inked limitation statement is on title page.) The plays are entitled: The Horse, The Ox and Ass, St Martin, The Cat Burglar, Tunning Water, The Crockodile. The Interior is generally fine throughout, with some age-toning on end papers. A few small, light spots on front cover. Lightly rubbed along edges, cloth on front edge of spine somewhat frayed.This copy contains an inked gift inscription on the front end paper from bookseller Jake Zeitlin to Helen Dahlstrom (wife of Grant Dahlstrom, Castle Press) and has Zeitlin's shop seal affixed inside back cover.. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Marginalia to Life / Being Notes from the Private Papers of Anthony Hillyer., Hillyer, Anthony
10 Hillyer, AnthonyMarginalia to Life / Being Notes from the Private Papers of Anthony Hillyer.
12mo, limited to 270 copies. Brown & black boards, 42 pp. "These notes, now first published, convey, in part, the revolt of an individual against the predominating Oriental influences that are disemboweling the once powerful civilization of the West....Very small chip at bottom of spine, otherwise fine in a very good dustwrapper with several small closed tears along the edges, small open tears at top and bottom of spine. Endpapers are darkened where dust jacket flap has discolored the paper.. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Matsukaze / A Japanese No Play by Kwanami  Translated into English by Dan Frank Waugh, Kwanami aks Kanami
11 Kwanami aks KanamiMatsukaze / A Japanese No Play by Kwanami Translated into English by Dan Frank Waugh
New York: Privately Printed by Dan Frank Waugh, 1933. 8vo, decorated rice-paper over boards, 1/4 vellum. 36 pp. Matsukaze( Wind in the Pines?) is one of the most highly regarded of Noh plays. It tells of two ghost sisters Matsukaze (Wind in the Pines) and Murasame (Autumn Rain) who await their lover long after his and their deaths. Interior pages on rice-linen. Fine in original black cardboard slipcase; the slipcase s split open but present. No. 8 of 75 copies.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Exaggerated Nationalism, Le Gallienne, Richard
12 Le Gallienne, RichardExaggerated Nationalism
n.p.: Press of the Wooly Whale, 1935. 1st ed., 16mo, 9 pp. First edition. Cloth backed decorated boards. Good copy with rubbed corners and scratches on back cover. Interior clean and tight throughout. A lovely production from this fine small press. The 8th of the Press' Armistice Day publications. Foreword by Melbert B.Cary Jr., founder of the Woolly Whale Press. Cover design by Charles W.Smith. Printed by George W. Van Vetchen, Jr.. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Reflections on the Death of Mishima, Miller, Henry
13 Miller, HenryReflections on the Death of Mishima
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1972. Pristine copy, signed by Miller on the title page. This 1st softcover edition was published shortly after the first hardcover edition that was limited to 200 signed and numbered copies.. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Idiosyncrasy & Technique / Two Lectures by Marianne Moore, Moore, Marianne
14 Moore, MarianneIdiosyncrasy & Technique / Two Lectures by Marianne Moore
University of California Press, 1958. 1st, Fine. A fine copy of her two lectures - inaugurating the Ewing Lectures of the University of California Los Angeles. Though not stated, only 1000 copies were printed. Fine.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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This Hunger, Nin, Anais
15 Nin, AnaisThis Hunger
NY: Gemor Press, 1945. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. 12mo, illustrated boards. With 5 woodblock illustrations by Ian Hugo. A very good copy. Interior is clean and tight except for some very light natural discoloration on the front and rear paste-downs. Front cover has a couple of small spots at upper right corner; spine is lightly darkened. No chips, tears or rubbing.. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Your Dead Cease to Love You / A Speech by Chief Noah Sealth Delivered in 1854, Sealth, Chief Noah
16 Sealth, Chief NoahYour Dead Cease to Love You / A Speech by Chief Noah Sealth Delivered in 1854
Sacramento CA: Press of Arden Park, 1976. Handset and printed in black and peacock blue ink with Indian motif illustrations. 16mo, beige cloth, 16 pp. Limited to 120 copies signed by the printer, Bud Westreich. Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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