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Dawn: An Autobiography of Early Youth

by Dreiser, Theodore

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1998
Condition
NF
Edition
1st Edition
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$30.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. NF. 1998. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, one of 300 hardcover copies quarter bound in black clot h and yellow and orange decorated boards. A Near Fine copy in a Near F ine clear acetate dust jacket. The top right corners of the front boar d and jacket have a mild bump. Rubbing to… Read more
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$30.00
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Cap of Darkness

by Wakoski, Diane

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1980
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 37 of 250 copies numbered and signed o n the colophon page by the author. Quarter bound in yellow cloth and b rown decorated boards. A Fine copy in a Fine, clear acetate dust jacke t. .
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$75.00
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The Engendering Flood: Book One of Dust Shall be the Serpent's Food

by Everson, William

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1990
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 31 of 150 copies numbered on the colop hon page and signed by Everson on the blank leaf opposite the copyrigh t page. Quarter bound in green cloth and pictorial boards. A Fine copy in a Fine, clear plastic dust jacket. .
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$40.00
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Wait Until Spring, Bandini

by Fante, John

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1983
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #M/26 copies handbound in boards by Earle Gray, lettere d on the colophon page & signed by Fante on the blank leaf opposite t he copyright page. Quarter bound in brown, green & red boards & black & tan decorated boards.8vo size, 266pp. A Fine… Read more
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$600.00
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The Beach Cafe & The Voice

by Mrabet, Mohammed

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1980
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 64 of 200 copies numbered on the colop hon page and signed by the author and the translator, Paul Bowles, on the blank leaf opposite the copyright page. 8vo size, 86pp. Quarter bo und in blue cloth and orange pictorial boards. A Fine… Read more
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$100.00
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Fante/Mencken: A Personal Correspondence 1930-1952

by Moreau, Michael. Editor

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1989
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition/Limited
Item Price
$80.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1989. 1st Edition/Limited. Hardcover. First Trade edition, Limited to 750 copies quarter bound in red cloth & decorated boards.B&W photo ills. 8vo size, 172pp. A Fine copy in a F ine clear acetate dj. .
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$80.00
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Full of Life

by Fante, John

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1988
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition/Limited
Item Price
$80.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1988. 1st Edition/Limited. Hardcover. First Trade edition, Limited to 400 copies quarter bound in black clot h & decorated boards. 8vo size, 161pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear ace tate dj. .
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$80.00
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The Big Mirror

by Mrabet, Mohammed

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1977
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No.186 of 200 copies numbered and signed b y the author and the translator, Paul Bowles on the colophon page. Qua rter bound in red cloth and pictorial blue boards. A Fine copy in a Fi ne, clear plastic dust jacket. .
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$100.00
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West of Rome

by Fante, John

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1986
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition/Limited
Item Price
$125.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1986. 1st Edition/Limited. Hardcover. First Trade edition, Limited to 400 copies quarter bound in black clot h & decorated boards. 8vo size, 188pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear ace tate dj. .
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$125.00
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Prodigious Thrust

by Everson, William

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1996
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This copy is No. 26 of 150 deluxe copies numbered on th e colophon page and handbound in boards by Earle Gray. Quarter bound i n red cloth and gray pictorial boards. A Fine copy in a Fine, clear pl astic dust jacket. .
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$35.00
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The Brotherhood of the Grape

by Fante, John

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1988
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition/Limited
Item Price
$80.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1988. 1st Edition/Limited. Hardcover. First Trade edition, Limited to 400 copies quarter bound in gray cloth & decorated boards. 8vo size, 178pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear acet ate dj. .
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$80.00
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A Bibliography of the Black Sparrow Press 1966-1978

by Morrow, Bradford and Cooney, Seamus

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1981
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 50 of 276 deluxe large paper copies ha rdbound in boards by Earle Gray and numbered on the colophon page. Sig ned on a special plate affixed to the front endpaper on the colophon p age by both authors and also by Robert Kelly… Read more
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$100.00
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Harmless Poisons, Blameless Sins

by Mrabet, Mohammed

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1976
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 194of 200 copies numbered and signed b y the author and the translator, Paul Bowles, on the colophon page. 8v o size, 100pp. Quarter bound in orange cloth and pictorial yellow boar ds. A Fine copy in a Fine, clear plastic dust jacket. … Read more
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$100.00
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Three by Bukowski

by Bukowski, Charles

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1992
Condition
NF
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. NF. 1992. 1st Edition. Pictorial Wrappers. First printing of this edition, printed on the occasion of the America n Booksellers Convention in Anaheim, CA in May 0f 1992. Bound in cream colored pictorial wrappers. 7" x 10 1/2", unpaginated. A near fine co py. There is an indentation at the upper edge of… Read more
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$25.00
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Look & Move On

by Mrabet, Mohammed

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1976
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is copy No. 181 of 250 copies numbered and signed by the author and the translator, Paul Bowles, on the colophon page. 8 vo size, 125pp. Quarter bound in blue cloth and pictorial orange board s. A Fine copy in a Fine, clear plastic dust jacket.… Read more
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$100.00
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Five Eyes: Stories

by Bowles, Paul. Editor Abdeslam Boulaich, Mohamed Choukri, Larbi Layachi, Mohammed Mrabet & Ahmed Yacoubi

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1979
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1979. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #148/200 copies, numbered on the colophon and Signed by the editor Bowles, Layachi, Mrabet and Choukri on the blank leaf oppo site the copyright page. 8vo size, 145pp. Quarter Bound in green cloth and tan pictorial boards. A Fine copy in a Fine clear plastic dj.… Read more
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$150.00
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Ask the Dust

by Fante, John & Bukowski, Charles (Preface)

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1980
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #33/75 copies handbound in boards by Earle Gray, number ed on the colophon page & signed by both Fante & Bukowski on the blank leaf opposite the copyright page. Quarter bound in maroon cloth & gra y decorated boards. An additional 4 page advertisment pamphlet for th… Read more
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$2,000.00
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The Road to Los Angeles

by Fante, John

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1985
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition/Limited
Item Price
$150.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1985. 1st Edition/Limited. Hardcover. First Trade edition, Limited to 400 copies quarter bound in purple clo th & decorated boards. 8vo size, 164pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear ac etate dj. .
Item Price
$150.00
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Hot Water Music

by Bukowski, Charles

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1983
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$1,300.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #75/500 copies numbered and signed by Bukowski on the colophon page.. Quarter bound in black cloth & cream colored decorated boards. 8vo size, 221pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear acetate dj. Also Laid-in is a 16" X 10" folded promotional broadside… Read more
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$1,300.00
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Ham On Rye

by Bukowski, Charles

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Dearly Departed Books
Published
1982
Condition
F
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #224/350 numbered copies signed by Bukowski on the colophon page with an additional inked doodle also by Bukowski below the signature.. Quarter bound in yellow cloth & light yellow decorated boards. 8vo size, 283pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear acetate dj. .
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$2,000.00

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