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Proust. The Collected Works of Samuel Beckett

By Samuel Beckett

New York: Grove Press, 1970. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. dj flap is clipped. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding.; 72pp., first published in 1931. this is from the collected works and states first printing 1970. shows no isbn.. First Edition and First Printing Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$92.00

Kafka

By David Zane Mairowitz and R. Crumb

Northampton, MA: Kitchen Sink Press, 1996. hard cover, illustrated boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps. tight binding.; 173pp., illustrated throughout with r. crumb's original drawings. first appeared in uk in 1993 as kafka for beginners. this is first hardcover edition, first printing stated.. First Edition First Printing Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by R. Crumb. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

The Moronic Inferno: And Other Visits to America

By Martin Amis

London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips, creases. tight binding. appears unused, a very nice copy.; xi-208pp., 27 articles, reviews and essays, and the author's introduction. intelligent criticism, observant, with welcome humor where needed.. First Edition U.K./First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

A Monument More Durable Than Brass: The Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson
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A Monument More Durable Than Brass: The Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson

By John Overholt and Thomas A. Horrocks

Cambridge: Houghton Library, Harvard University, 2009. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding. appears unused.; copy belonged to houghton librarian roger stoddard and has his initials on ffep, which also has an inscription from a text contributor to mr. stoddard. title page has inscriptions to mr. stoddard from john overholt and thomas horrocks. exhibition also appeared at the grolier club in nyc, and some ephemera pertaining to that is laid-in. 127pp., illustrated in color. two essays and detailed catalogue. one of 800 unnumbered copies printed. a unique copy.. Signed By Authors. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$100.00

This Perpetual Fight: Love and Loss in Virginia Woolf's Intimate Circle

By Sarah Funke and William Beekman

New York: The Grolier Club, 2008. hard cover, cloth-backed paper covered boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. tight binding.; one thousand unnumbered copies printed.; 152pp., illustrated in color, some b/w period photos. ten essays and articles by various contributors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

Inner Necessities: The Letters of David Jones to Desmond Chute

By David Jones. Edited and Introduced by Thomas dilworth

Toronto: anson-Cartwright Editions, 1984. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., only the slightest evidence of use, negligible impact. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding. a very nice copy.; one of an unnumbered edition of 1000 copies., 101pp., 3 illustrations of woodcuts, including the frontis by david jones.. First Edition - Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$82.00

Towards a New American Poetics: Essays and Interviews, Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Gary Snyder, Robert Creeley, Robert Bly, Allen Ginsberg

By Ekbert Faas, Editor

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. hard cover in clear acetate dust jacket, as issued. cloth-backed paper-covered boards., very faint sunning to exterior margin, negligible impact. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. tight binding. appears unused.; one of a thousand unnumbered hard covers printed.; 296pp., only olson is not interviewd, and only duncan is not represented by an essay.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Letters to Christopher: Stephen Spender's Letters to Christopher Isherwood 1929-1939 with "The Line of the Branch"-Two Thirties Journals

By Stephen Spender. Edited by Lee Bartlett

Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1980. hard cover in original clear dust jacket. illustrated paper-covered boards with blue corduroy backstrip with paper label affixed to spine., minor rubbing to dj, a few minute edge-dents to board edge, slight. no other flaws or wear, clean, no fading, no markings, tight binding..; this is the first hard cover from the trade edition of 1000 unnumbered copies.; 219pp., 8 b/w photos.. First Cloth Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Howl of the Censor

By J.W. Ehrlich

San Carlos, CA: Nourse Publishing Company, 1961. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., on front pastedown, under dj flap is a 60 year-old address label. top edge dulled. dj price-clipped with corner and edge wear, a few small abrasions. no markings or writing. strong binding.; xiv-144pp., includes the poem howl by allen ginsburg, and the transcript of california vs. lawrence ferlinghetti for selling obscene material, the ginsberg poem.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

The Voice of the Trobairitz: Perspectives on the Women Troubadours

By William D. Paden, Editor

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small, minor bit of wear to foot of dj spine. background of dj spine lightly sunned. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. strong binding.; vi-264pp., 11 essays by various contributors on the trobairitz of medieval france.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

The International Henry Miller Letter, No. 5, August 1963

By Henk Van Gelre, Editor

Nijmegen: Henk Van Gelre, 1963. soft cover, staple-bound., faint age-toning to cover, minor. no other flaws, wear. clean. no markings.; english text.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

The International Henry Miller Letter, No. 7, March 1966

By Henk Van Gelre, Editor

Nijmegen: Henk Van Gelre, 1966. soft cover, staple-bound., faint arc to one corner, minor impact. no other flaws or wear. clean, no markings, tears. english text. 26pp., 2 b/w photos.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.00

Twenty-Four Conversations with Borges, Including a Selection of Poems. Interviews By Roberto Alifano 1981-1983
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Twenty-Four Conversations with Borges, Including a Selection of Poems. Interviews By Roberto Alifano 1981-1983

By Jorge Luis Borges, Roberto Alifano

Housatonic, MA: Lascaux Publishers, 1984. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. minor rubbing to some dj extremities. clean. no writing or markings. no tears, chips, clips. strong binding.; published in assoc. with grove press, part of altamira inter-american series.; english text, several translators., xv-157pp., b/w photos of borges. interviews and poems.jorge luis borges item. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Dutch Literature in the Age of Rembrandt: Themes and Ideas

By Maria A. Schenkeveld

Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1991. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., name/place/date of dutch specialist art historian prior owner is on front free endpaper. no other flaws or wear. clean, no text or exterior markings. no bumps, chips, tears. tight binding. very nice copy.; ix-215pp., 67 b/w illustrations.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

The Book as Instrument: Stephane Mallarme, the Artist's Book, and the Transformation of Print Culture
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The Book as Instrument: Stephane Mallarme, the Artist's Book, and the Transformation of Print Culture

By Anna Sigridur Arnar

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. cloth backed boards, hardcover in dust jacket., pale, colorless ghost of one droplet on top edge, only visible in a certain light and imacting nowhere else. no other flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tight binding, strong hinges, an unused copy.; english text.; xv-395pp., 12 color plates, 112 b/w illustrations. examines the role of the book for mallarme and his circle, and the subsequent influence of these ideas on modernist print culture and beyond.. First Edition/Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean De Meun
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Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean De Meun

By John M. Fyler

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small name/place/date and circular blindstamp of the art historian prior owner to the front free endpaper and title page respectively. no other flaws or wear. clean, no text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, creases, etc. tight binding. appears unused in most every regard.; xii-306pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Collected Prose
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Collected Prose

By Charles Olson. (Donald Allen and Benjamin Friedlander, editors)

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. soft cover., only the slightest signs of handling. no real flaws. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight sewn binding.; xvi-472pp., introduction by robert creeley. contains articles, essays, reviews, introductions, notes, statements, and at least one letter. covering decades of the poet's career.. First Softcover Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.00

Baudelaire and Caricature: From the Comic to an Art of Modernity
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Baudelaire and Caricature: From the Comic to an Art of Modernity

By Michele Hannoosh

University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. one faint short scratch-line to dj, negligible impact. no other wear, flaws. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, clips or creases. strong binding. great copy.; xii-348pp., 60 b/w illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis: The Sociopoetics of Modernism
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Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis: The Sociopoetics of Modernism

By Eugene W. Holland

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1993. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. single, minute black dot to bottom edge. no other flaws or wear. clean, no text markings or writing. no bumps, tears. tight binding. appears unused.; xvii-306pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

On the Natural History of Destruction
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On the Natural History of Destruction

By W. G. Sebald

NY: Random House, 2003. hardcover in dust jacket., little indent to back board, bottom edge, no internal or dj echo. else, very slight evidence of handling to tiny spots on dj, no names/writing/markings, tight binding.; states first edition. translated from german original by anthea bell.; x-202pp., b/w illustrations.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

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