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Literature, Fiction, Poetry, Essays

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1 Between Collaboration and Resistance. French Literary Life Under Nazi Germany
New York City The New York Public Library For The Performing Arts 2009 First Printing Large Folded Paper 
Large folded 8pg. like newspaper that was published as a giveaway for the exhibition on French Literary Life under the Nazi's that was held at the New York Public Library. Includes short articles and illustrations. Vg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Burroughs, William S. The Ticket That Exploded
NY Grove Press 1967. First American Edition/1st Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
Inclds. revisions & new material not in the orig. Paris ed. incld. "The Invisible Generation". Small ink number on the top corner of the front flap which also has a narrow hor. crease. There is also a small corner crease to the back flap which has made a very light impression to the back endsheet and a very small dent to the bottom of the back panel of the dustjacket. The book and dustjacket are in very nice clean condition. Vg/vg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Carroll,Paul, editor Big Table
Chicago Big Table Inc. Summer 1959. No. 2 Paper art-photo plts. wrap.wear.pencil marks 1pg. Inclds. Ginsberg,Bowles,Burroughs. Photo section of portraits of Burroughs & art by Leon Golub. Fragile. Pgs. browning. Light wear to the covers which is a head by Golub. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Carver, Raymond Where I'm Calling From
Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1988 First edition/1st Printing Leather Binding 
SIGNED BY RAYMOND CARVER. Beautiful signed limited edition of the a large and wonderful collection of Carver's short stories. The book is bound in a rich burgundy leather and is decorated on the front and back covers with a very nice gilt stamped abstract design by Henry Cooling. The book also has gilt edges, and a permenant ribbon marker and real nice marbled paper endsheets and pastedowns. Includes a new intro. by Carver. There is a two page color illustration on the frontispiece by Steve Johnson and laid in is a letter from the publisher, and the original promo announcement card that was laid in. Fine. Laid in is a nice 54pg. catalog of Carver material offered by one of the leading modern editions bookseller. Vg. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Charters, Ann A Bibliography Of Works By Jack Kerouac
New York The Phoenix Bookshop 1967 1st Edition Small Paper 
The first bibliography on Kerouac that was compiled at his request. Includes books, pamphlets, recordings, periodicals and more. Partial split to the front cover where it meets the spine, otherwise fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Wandering Woman, Cournos, John
6 Cournos, John Wandering Woman
New York City Charles Boni Paper Books 1930 First Printing Paper 
Two novellas by a writer of Russian descent. Part of the Boni paper books that were offered on a subscription basis. Beautiful Art Deco cover designed by john barbour is lightly faded. The endsheets and title pg. artwork was done by the great Rockwell Kent. Laid in is a rare subscription order form adding to the uniqueness of this copy. Tiny oval stain to the bottom of the first few pages. . . 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Dorris, Michael Paper Trail
New York Harper Collins 1994 0060169710 / 9780060169718 1st Edition Boards & Cloth W. Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MICHAEL DORRIS. Collection of essays by a writer who sadly took his own life a few years back. Dorris was also known for his several collaborations with his wife, the writer Louise Erdrich. Fine/fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Meditations From A Movable Chair. Essays, Dubus, Andre
8 Dubus, Andre Meditations From A Movable Chair. Essays
New York Alfred A. Knopf. 1998 067943108x / 9780679431084 1st Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
25 essays by the late fine writer of memorable short stories. This book was the last one published before his death. Fine/fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Dubus, Andre Meditations From A Movable Chair. Essays
New York Alfred A. Knopf. 1998 067943108x / 9780679431084 1st Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY ANDRE DUBUS ON A TIPPED IN PG. 25 essays by the late fine writer of memorable short stories. This book was the last one published before his death. Fine/fine. Laid in the book is a nice advanced exerpt from Dubus's collection of short stories "Dancing After Hours" that was published in 1996. This advanced excerpt is unusual in appearance and presents three of his stories with the pages slightly wider than the previous one which creates a stepped effect. Each story has its own cover with different colors, blue, red and black with overall silver covers. Small scrape to the bottom of the back cover, and light creases. Vg. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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McSweeney's 17, Eggers, Dave, Edited By
10 Eggers, Dave, Edited By McSweeney's 17
San Francisco McSweeney's 2005 1932416315 / 9781932416312 First Edition Paper in Sealed Plastic 
A spoof by McSweeney, using junk mail as its inspiration. From their description: "Issue 17 is not an ordinary issue of McSweeney's. It is, however, an ordinary-looking bundle of mail, stacked and rubber-banded, containing the usual items: a recent issue of Yeti Researcher; a large envelope, called Envelope, containing fine oversized reproductions of new art; a sausage-basket catalog; a flyer for slashed prices on garments that are worn by more than one person at a time; a new magazine of experimental fiction called Unfamiliar; a couple letters... the usual. This might be the strangest and most pleasure-giving issue yet." In its sealed plastic wrapping. Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Night with Jupiter and Other Fantastic Stories , Ford, Charles Henri
11 Ford, Charles Henri A Night with Jupiter and Other Fantastic Stories
New York View Editions/The Vanguard Press 1945 1st Edition Cloth with Dustjacket 
Lovely book of stories with a fantastic bent including works by Paul Bowles, Henry Miller, Giorgo di Chirico, Raymond Roussel and others. Nicely illustrated with many b&w drawings by Calder, Tanguy,Tchelitchew, Man Ray, Klee, Ernst and others along with many commercial illustrations and engravings. Dustjacket artwork by Kurt Seligmann. Book designed by Parker Tyler. Some shallow chipping and a small piece missing from the top of the spine panel. Fine/vg.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Freund, Gisele, Photographs By, Preface By Richard Ellmann Three Days With Joyce
New York Persea Books 1985 0892550961 / 9780892550968 First American Edition Small Cloth with Dustjacket 
40 nice b&w photographs of the writer James Joyce taken between 1938-1939 in Paris by the noted photographer Gisele Freund. The book is divided into three sections: Joyce At Work, Joyce And His Publishers & Joyce with His Family. Includes a rare color portrait of the author. Very minute fading to the spine panel of the dustjacket. Fine/fine.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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Brother To Brother. New Writings By Black Gay Men., Hemphill, Essex, edited By. Conceived By Joseph Beam
13 Hemphill, Essex, edited By. Conceived By Joseph Beam Brother To Brother. New Writings By Black Gay Men.
Boston Alyson Pub. 1991 155583146X / 9781555831462 1st Edition/1st Printing Paper 
SIGNED BY ESSEX HEMPHILL ON THE BOTTOM OF THE HALF TITLE PAGE. Large collection of essays, fiction & poetry. No illus. Hemphill's signature is scarce. Light wear soft corner creases to the covers. Vg. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Irving, John My Movie Business A Memoir
New York Random House 1999 0375503684 / 9780375503689 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JOHN IRVING. Irving's account of the making of the movie "The Cider House Rules which was based on his novel. Besides having a small part in the film, he also wrote the screenplay for which he won an Oscar. 32pgs. of photos. Fine/fine. Also included is first edition, first printing of the paper original of Irving's screenplay for the film. Near fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Riding The Yellow Trolley Car. Selected Nonfiction, Kennedy, William
15 Kennedy, William Riding The Yellow Trolley Car. Selected Nonfiction
New York Viking Books. 1993 0670842117 / 9780670842117 1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
NICELY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM KENNEDY: "FOR...ON HIS 21ST,FROM THE FELLOW ON THE OPPOSITE PAGE AT 22, WILLIAM KENNEDY." Large collection of essays and book reviews by the prize winning author and sometime screenwriter. Includes pieces on the filming of "Ironweed" & "The Cotton Club" along with many profiles and pieces on his beloved Albany. Uncommon inscribed. Fine/fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Theatre & Other Pieces , Miller, Henry
16 Miller, Henry The Theatre & Other Pieces
New York Stroker 1979 No. 11. Small Paper 
SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY HENRY MILLER. Includes pieces on the theatre along with a short story, several essays, a letter to an editor and several lithograph reproductions including one on the cover. Published only in an edition of 500 this is number 61. Fine.  
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 Morrison, Toni A Mercy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2008 0676978304 / 9780676978308 First Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY TONI MORRISON ON THE TITLE PG. Well received novel by the prize winning author. Fine/fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Morrow, Bradford & Cooney, Seamus. Foreword By Robert Kelly A Bibliography Of The Black Sparrow Press. 1966-1978
CA. Black Sparrow Press. 1981 0896854668 Signed Limited Edition Illustrated boards 
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF 276 OF WHICH THIS IS COPY 221. SIGNED BY BRADFORD MORROW, SEAMUS COONEY AND ROBERT KELLY ON A BOOKPLATE ON THE FRONT PASTEDOWN. Very handsome large bibliography documenting the publications of the Black Sparrow Press from 1966 through 1978. Illustrated with 112pgs. of b&w repros. of some of the publications. Published without a dustjacket. Fine.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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View Magazine, O'Keeffe, Georgia, Cover By
19 O'Keeffe, Georgia, Cover By View Magazine
New York View Inc. 1944 Summer 1944 Paper 
Beautiful issue and copy of the important literary and art magazine. The cover has a nicely printed full color cover painting by the great artist Georgia O'Keeffe. inside are pieces by donald windham,childrens pages, "Two Negro Poets", raymond roussel, and more . A fine copy. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Son of the Grand Eunuch, Pettit, Charles. Illustrated By Steele Savage
20 Pettit, Charles. Illustrated By Steele Savage The Son of the Grand Eunuch
New York City Blue Ribbon Books 1927 Eighth Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
"Adventureswhich befell Li Pi Tchou, son of the elegant grand eunuch and his pretty wife, Chti." Originally published in 1927 this is an 8th printing, and judging by the design and art I must be from the early 30's. The dustjacket is beautiful with a strong art deco like drawing of the characters in yellow reb and blue. Inside are nice endsheets and some full page bold black and white illustrations by Savage along with many small in text drawings. The book itself is vg+ the dustjacket has a small amount of chipping especially to the spine panel. Vg+/vg. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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