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The Road to Swarthmoor
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The Road to Swarthmoor

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Tucson: Np, 1996. Signed by the author, 13(1)pp., designed by Vance Gerry. A Thanksgiving offering to his friends from the author on his 90th birthday September 3, 1996. Bound in plain white stiff card in tan dust jacket with paper label. A fine copy.

$45.00

Literary New Mexico, Essays from Book Talk
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Literary New Mexico, Essays from Book Talk

By Myers, Dwight and Carol (editors)

Albuquerque and Santa Fe,NM; (1998): New Mexico Book League/Ancient City Press. Limited Edition. Octavo. 1/300 copies (not numbered, out of series) 208pp., bound in beige cloth over dark brown cloth, spine lettering gilt, a fine copy in fine cloth slipcase.

$60.00

The Blue Train
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The Blue Train

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Santa Barbara; (1977): Capra Press. Limited Edition. Octavo. #98/.200 copies signed by the author,with afterword written by Henry Miller (originally written in 1941) 128pp. specially bound in light blue paper covered baords backed in black leather, spine lettering gilt, some fading to top and bottom edges, two corners bumped. A very good copy in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket. "The only book by an American which deals with les amourettes and gives to these little passing loves the proper frame and frangrance....he gives credit to Powell's understanding of the erotic in an era when directness was not only frowned upon but could bot be published in the US.

$150.00

Eucaluptus Fair, a Memoir in the Form of a Novel
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Eucaluptus Fair, a Memoir in the Form of a Novel

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Tucson: Books West Southwest, 1992. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limitation of 50 copies out-of-series issue, signed by the author and signed by Ward Ritchie who was the designer, 271pp., specially bound in gray paper covered boards lettered and decorated in silver and green back in green leather lettered in silver. A very good copy in pristine paper covered slipcase.

$95.00

Eucaluptus Fair, a Memoir in the Form of a Novel
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Eucaluptus Fair, a Memoir in the Form of a Novel

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Tucson: Books West Southwest, 1992. First Trade Edition. Octavo. Inscribed by the author to good friend Wilber Zink, 271pp., bound in green cloth stamped in dark green and silver, spine lettering silver. A fine pristine copy in pristine dust jacket.

$45.00

The Manuscripts of  D.H. Lawrence
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The Manuscripts of D.H. Lawrence

By Powell, Lawrence Clark (compiler)

Los Angeles, CA: The Public Library, 1937. Limited Edition. Octavo. One of 75 copies printed at the Ward Ritchie Press, and copyrighted by Jake Zeitlin, 79pp., bound in blue paper wraps printed in black, some finger soiling, spine ends a bit chipped otherwise a very good copy with the supplemental list of manuscripts for sale by Jake Zeitlin laid in.

$75.00

In Celebration of the Book
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In Celebration of the Book

By Myers, Dwight and Carol (editors)

Albuquerque and Santa Fe,NM; (1982): The New Book league/the Lightning Tree. Limited Edition. Octavo. Publisher's copy, limited to 500 copies signed by the authors and and six others who helped in the production of the book, 222pp. with a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell and inscribed by him at the end of his foreword, specially bound in brown cloth backed in beige cloth, spine lettering gilt, just a bit of finger soiling to spine otherwise near fine in very good slipcase with rubbing to corners.

$100.00

BOOKS ARE BASIC
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BOOKS ARE BASIC

By Powell, Lawrence Clark (Marshall, John David, Ed.)

Tucson, (1985): University of Arizona. First Edition. Small Octavo. Inscribed by author, "For Yndia Moore with love Larry Powell 3 nov. 85". 95pp., bound in brown cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt. A fine pristine copy in equally nice dust jacket.

$45.00

Ex Libris

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Calif: Richard Hoffman, 1984. First Edition. Near Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Signed by the author, notes on Powells family bookplates, by L. Powell. 38p. bound in decorative paper covered boards backed in brown cloth, spine lettering gilt.

$50.00

My Mozart Commonplace Book
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My Mozart Commonplace Book

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Privately [Printed By Ricarhd J. Hoffman, Van Nuys, CA], 1980. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 300 copies. The present copy is a presentation copy from Lawrence Clark Powell and his wife Fay (Inscribed by Fay Powell for Lawrence Clark Powell) This copy of (My Mozart Commonplace Book printed title)/ is for /Ann Eve and Emery/ with love from/ Larry and Fay /Tucson /1980. Bound in green decorative paper covered boards backed in black cloth, spine lettering gilt.

$30.00

From the Heartland: Profiles of People and Places of the Southwest and Beyond
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From the Heartland: Profiles of People and Places of the Southwest and Beyond

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Flagstaff, AZ; (1976): Northland Press. First Edition. Octavo. 167pp. illustrated by Bettina Steinke. Warmly inscribed and signed by Powell on the half-title.Powell writes about those writers of New Mexico and Arizona; Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Edward Abbey, Frank Waters, Godfrey Sykes, Maynard Dixon, Saul Marks and Jake Zeitlin. Bound in gray cloth, spine lettering gilt, near fine in near fine uncipped brown dust jacket lettered and decorated in dark brown and gilt.

$40.00

POET AND THE PROFESSOR

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Los Angeles: Occidental College, 1981. Cloth. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 25 pp. Keepsake privately published for the Powells patrons and friends.

$25.00

FAREWELL TO THE ENCINAL

By Powell, Lawrence Clark

Tucson: El Signo De Los Arboles Caidos, 1982. Limited. Cloth. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket as Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 22 pp. Printed as New Year's keepsake in 1982.

$25.00

Libraries in the Southwest / Their Growth -- Strengths -- Needs. In Papers Presented By a Conference of Librarians and Writers...

By Powell, Lawrence Clark (editor)

Los Angeles: University of California Library, 1961. Re-issue. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 45pp. This is the proceedings of a conference held at Occidenal College, April 16, 1955. Re-printed here as UCLA Library Occasional Papers, Number 3. In stapled wraps, printed black on pale green paper, with black spine-tape. Near fine.

$20.00