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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)

By: Aesop

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Press: 1984

Seller ID: 1007


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. View more info

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Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

By: Amelung, Peter

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: vldg000255

Condition: Fine;


Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 22 pages. 159 copies printed. View more info

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The Wasp in a Wig/A Suppressed Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, Lewis Carroll Society of North America: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 01302


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. View more info

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Where Does One Go When There's No Place Left to Go

By: Crews, Harry

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Graham/Blood & Guts Press: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 01303


First edition; limited to 750 signed copies. Dustjacket illustration by Ralph Steadman. New copy; pristine in d/w. View more info

The Adventure of the Priory School / A Facsimile of the Original Sherlock Holmes Manuscript

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Santa Teresa Press: 1985

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: 1286


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. View more info

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Enchanted Garden, The

By: Erskine, John

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Bookfellows: 1925

Seller ID: 17062902


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. View more info

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The Fate of Writing in America

By: Farrell, James T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1946

Seller ID: 7363


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. View more info

Unmuzzled Ox (Magazine), Vol III. No. 2

By: Ginsberg, Allen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Book People: 1975

Seller ID: 5352


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. View more info

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Plays for Puppets

By: H.D.C.P. (H. Douglas Clark Pepler)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: St. Dominic's Press: 1929

Seller ID: 111601

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Marginalia to Life / Being Notes from the Private Papers of Anthony Hillyer.

By: Hillyer, Anthony

Price: $175.00

Seller ID: 07155


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 ... View more info

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Matsukaze / A Japanese No Play by Kwanami Translated into English by Dan Frank Waugh

By: Kwanami aks Kanami

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed by Dan Frank Waugh: 1933

Seller ID: 07152


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. View more info

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Exaggerated Nationalism

By: Le Gallienne, Richard

Price: $32.50

Publisher: n.p., Press of the Wooly Whale: 1935

Seller ID: g1011


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. View more info

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THE BRIMMING CUP AND POTSHERDS. POEMS.

By: MacIntyre, Carlyle

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harry Ward Ritchie., Pasadena:

Edition: 1930

Seller ID: dg180226a

Condition: Near fine


8vo, gray-green stitched wrappers. 32, (2)pp. Title printed in red & black. Edition limited to 200 copies printed by Harry Ward Ritchie at the press in the old Abbey of San Encino. Very good-near fine. No chips or tears but two small [1/8”] stains on front cover to the right of the title. View more info

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Reflections on the Death of Mishima

By: Miller, Henry

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Capra Press: 1972

Seller ID: 111508


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. View more info

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Idiosyncrasy & Technique / Two Lectures by Marianne Moore

By: Moore, Marianne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1958

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 031204

Condition: 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. View more info

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This Hunger

By: Nin, Anais

Price: $155.00

Publisher: NY, Gemor Press: 1945

Seller ID: k042501


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. View more info

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Your Dead Cease to Love You / A Speech by Chief Noah Sealth Delivered in 1854

By: Sealth, Chief Noah

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sacramento CA, Press of Arden Park: 1976

Seller ID: 07154


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 View more info