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Dogless in Metchosin.

By Henry, Tom.

Maderia Park, British Columbia Canada: Harbour, 1997. First Paperback Edition Glossy Pictorial Wraps Fine in Near Fine Wraps 8vo (6 x 9), 195 pp. Paperbound book is FINE -- unmarked and unread in NEAR FINE glossy pictorial wraps (slight shelf scratchs, 1/4" diagonal crease on back cover corner). Award-winning author's short pieces of life in rural British Columbia told with wit and depth, divided into 4 sections -- one for each season.


The Panic Hand.

By Carroll, Jonathan.

New York: St Martin's Press, November 1996. First U.S. Edition, First Printing Hardcover AS NEW in AS NEW DJ 8vo (5-3/4 x 8-1/2), 295 pp. Book is FINE -- Unread, Unmarked, Unsoiled - AS NEW in AS NEW glossy pictorial Unclipped DJ with no shelfwear and protected in Bro-Dart cover -- Gift Quality. (h) Collection of 20 stories including "Black Cocktail," "Tired Angel," "The Dead Love You," and one story original to this collection -- "A Flash in the Pants." Brilliant, unique stories from a brilliant, unique writer.


A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard.

By Bowles, Paul.

San Francisco: City Lights, 1962. First Edition, First Printing Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 12mo (4-1/8 x 7-1/4), 63 pp. This 1962 First Edition is, remarkably, AS NEW with one very minor exception. There is a half oval of pale tan discoloration (1/4" x 1/2") next to the spine on the back cover. Otherwise absolutely impeccable in glossy pictorial wraps. (h) Four stories about lives revolving around the use of Kif (powdered hashish pollen) for magical purposes, for protection against an enemy, and for inducing dreams to solve problems.


Kafka Americana.

By Lethem, Jonathan; Scholz, Carter.

Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 1999. Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition Cloth AS NEW in FINE DJ 8vo (5-1/2 x 8-1/4), 100 pp. Clothbound Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition (# 80 of 600) is Unread, Unmarked is AS NEW in FINE DJ (there is a diagonal crease on upper and lower corners of the inside front flap). The authors pay homage to Kafka by creating and presenting 5 short tales that Kafka might have written had he been alive in today's surreal and paranoid times. Comic terror. Both Mr Lethem and Mr Scholz are writers who have been strongly influenced by Kafka.