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I Am Destiny

I Am Destiny

by Aleixandre, Vicente; Wesley Tanner (print.); Stephen Kessler, trans

Berkeley, CA: Arif Press, 1975. Broadside. Letterpress on laid paper, with deckled edge; folded sheet. 8-1/2 x 20 inches. From "La destruccion o el amor" by Vicente Aleixandre, translated by Stephen Kessler. Green Horse Three, printed at the Arif Press in 1975. Fine. Illustrated.
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$50.00
Surrealism, n. Pure psychic automatism, by which it is proposed to express, verbally, in writing or by other means, the real functioning of thought. The dictation of thought, in the absence of all control exercised by reason, and outside all aesthetic or moral preoccupations." --Andre Breton (First Surrealist Manifesto) Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

Surrealism, n. Pure psychic automatism, by which it is proposed to express, verbally, in writing or by other means, the real functioning of thought. The dictation of thought, in the absence of all control exercised by reason, and outside all aesthetic or moral preoccupations." --Andre Breton (First Surrealist Manifesto) Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

by Arsenal Surrealist Subversion (Chicago); Franklin Rosemont (ed.)

Chicago: Arsenal Surrealist Subversion, [ca. 1971]. Broadside, 10.5 x 5.5 cm., Oblong. Very Good. Illustrated. Black ink on beige paper. In 1965, Penelope & Franklin Rosemont co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group, following a trip to Paris where they met André Breton. Franklin Rosemont played an important role in popularizing the work of poet Breton. Rosemont was also a noted labour historian and publisher. The newly-formed Chicago Group combined their creativity with radical... Read more
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$25.00
Specifications for building dams on the Whitewater Canal

Specifications for building dams on the Whitewater Canal

[Connorsville, Ind: Printed at the Watchman Office, 1838. Broadside, square 8vo (192 x 186 mm.); text in double column beneath the running head, a bit toned, some minor ink stains. "Presumably printed at Connersville, Ind., where 'Rules to be observed in constructing the Whitewater Canal' was printed at the Watchman Office, Nov. 10, 1838." American Antiquarian Society only copy in OCLC; not in American Imprints.
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$460.00
Hyalography of the Bath [Broadside]

Hyalography of the Bath [Broadside]

by RITSOS, Yannis

West Chester, PA: Aralia Press, 1988. A few small areas of finger-soiling along the edge, generally clean and bright. 12 x 19 inches. Engraving by Gary Young. One of 150 copies printed by Michael Peich.
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$20.00
Only that which is an object of freedom can be called an idea." -G. W. F. HegelRead Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

Only that which is an object of freedom can be called an idea." -G. W. F. Hegel Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

by Arsenal Surrealist Subversion (Chicago); Franklin Rosemont (ed.)

Chicago: Arsenal Surrealist Subversion, [ca. 1971]. Broadside, 10.5 x 5.5 cm., Oblong. Very Good. Illustrated. Black ink on beige paper. In 1965, Penelope & Franklin Rosemont co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group, following a trip to Paris where they met André Breton. Franklin Rosemont played an important role in popularizing the work of poet Breton. Rosemont was also a noted labour historian and publisher. The newly-formed Chicago Group combined their creativity with radical... Read more
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$25.00
so high.

so high.

by Seitz, Ron

[Santa Barbara, CA]: Unicorn Press, 1970. Broadside. Black ink with ink brush drawing. 12-1/8 x 18-1/8 inches. Unicorn Broadsheet Series II Number Five. Fine.
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$50.00
An Old Ballad of Whittington and His Cat

An Old Ballad of Whittington and His Cat

by Dillon's University Bookshop (London)

London: Dillon's University Bookshop, 1965. Broadside. 12 x 18 inches. Single Folded Printed Sheet. Good with a few small marginal tears. Illustrated. Reprint of 1795 Broadside, Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, London; keepsake presented to the Fourth International Congress of Bibliophiles in London 1965 by Dillon's University Bookshop, Malet Street, London WC1.
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$50.00
Counting Small-boned Bodies

Counting Small-boned Bodies

by Bly, Robert

Palo Alto, CA: Institute for the Study of Nonviolence, [1970]. Broadside. 8 x 11-1/2 inches. Black type on brown paper. Fine.
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$50.00
We must dream!'' --Lenin"We must act!'' --GoetheRead Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

We must dream!'' --Lenin "We must act!'' --Goethe Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

by Arsenal Surrealist Subversion (Chicago); Franklin Rosemont (ed.)

Chicago: Arsenal Surrealist Subversion, [ca. 1971]. Broadside, 10.5 x 5.5 cm., Oblong. Very Good. Illustrated. Black ink on beige paper. In 1965, Penelope & Franklin Rosemont co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group, following a trip to Paris where they met André Breton. Franklin Rosemont played an important role in popularizing the work of poet Breton. Rosemont was also a noted labour historian and publisher. The newly-formed Chicago Group combined their creativity with radical... Read more
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$25.00
The right eye's duty is to dive inside the telescope while the left eye interrogates the microscope." -Leonora Carrington. Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

The right eye's duty is to dive inside the telescope while the left eye interrogates the microscope." -Leonora Carrington. Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

by Arsenal Surrealist Subversion (Chicago); Franklin Rosemont (ed.)

Chicago: Arsenal Surrealist Subversion, [ca. 1971]. Broadside, 10.5 x 5.5 cm., Oblong. Very Good. Illustrated. Black ink on beige paper. In 1965, Penelope & Franklin Rosemont co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group, following a trip to Paris where they met André Breton. Franklin Rosemont played an important role in popularizing the work of poet Breton. Rosemont was also a noted labour historian and publisher. The newly-formed Chicago Group combined their creativity with radical... Read more
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$25.00
THE BELLS

THE BELLS

by Heyen, William

Concord, NH: Ewert, 1987. First Edition. Broadside. Very fine.. First Edition. Broadside. One of 36 special copies on Arches (copy XXV), signed by Heyen. Commemorates John E. Van de Wetering's 5th year of tenure at SUNY Brockport. Illust. by Richard Incardona. Illustrated broadside, ca. 13inx19in. PLEASE NOTE that all our First Editions are also First Printings, unless we specifically note otherwise. All our dust jackets are protected in clear mylar covers.
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$37.50
To The Gentlemen; Clergy And Freeholders Of The County Of Northumberland

To The Gentlemen; Clergy And Freeholders Of The County Of Northumberland

by Bell Matthew

England: E Walker Newcastle, 1826. no binding. Good/No Jacket. 275x225x1mm. 275x225x1mm+35g . . E Walker Newcastle. England. 1826. . . . 1826. Political Broadside hand-out leading up to the General Election of. Slight browning; creasing; edge-wear; . There was great rivalry between the Northumberland candidates: Thomas Wentworth Beaumont; Henry Thomas Liddell; Henry Grey Visct. Howick and Matthew Bell. The hand-outs and songsheets are very cutting to rivals. seems politics has not changed much: Image... Read more
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AU$567.60
July Dawn (Signed Broadside)

July Dawn (Signed Broadside)

by BOGAN, Louise

San Francisco, CA: Poems in Folio, 1957. First edition. Broadside that measures 11.5" x 17." Number 22 from an edition of 150 copies on Hammer and Anvil Arches handmade paper. A close to near fine copy with some light creases from the printing process and with very near fine information sheet as well. Signed by Bogan. Uncommon.
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$250.00
Sitting Here

Sitting Here

by Creeley, Robert

University of Connecticut Library, 1974. Broadside, 21.5 x 27.5 cm. Printed Rag Paper with Decorative Green Border, Near Fine. One of 350. Signed & dated dedication by the author. First Edition.
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$250.00
Italy

Italy

by de Maupassant, Guy; The Grabhorn Press

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1937. Broadside. Black type in ruled borders printed brown. Heavy paper with one deckle edge. 10-1/4 x 15 inches. Excerpt from de Maupassant's story "Happiness." "This quotation has been printed at the Grabhorn Press for Albert M. Bender, San Francisco, 1937." Some creasing and light soiling, overall Very Good.
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$75.00
I need the ocean to teach me

I need the ocean to teach me

by Neruda, Pablo

Berkeley, CA: The Druid Press, 1973. Broadside. Halftone reproduction of drawing of poet Pablo Neruda, by Robert Baldock.Letterpress printing of a translation of poem by Neruda; no translator given. Sixth in a series of author broadsides by the Druid Press. Printed by Wesley Tanner in a limited edition of 150. Slight corner curl at upper left and lower right; slight creasing at lower edges. Otherwise Very Good plus.
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$50.00
Sir Francis Drake Crowned King of Nova Albion: A Prelude for Roxburghers' Welcome of Zamoranos in Nineteen Fifty-Six

Sir Francis Drake Crowned King of Nova Albion: A Prelude for Roxburghers' Welcome of Zamoranos in Nineteen Fifty-Six

by Hakluyt, Richard; The Allen Press

Kentfield: The Allen Press, 1956. Broadside. Hand-printed on laid paper, deckled edges. Black type with large initial capital in red. 10 x 15-1/4 inches. One sheet folded to make a 4-pp. booklet; printed on first page only. Printed by The Allen Press of Kentfield, California. Printed for a meeting of the Roxburghe Book Club, the text is taken from Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations of 1589. Slight handling wear and toning, but Very Good.
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$50.00
To the Foot From Its Child

To the Foot From Its Child

by NERUDA, Pablo, Alistair Reid, TRANSLATOR

Palo Alto, CA: Frog in the Well, [ca. 1978?]. Illustrated broadside. gREEN INK ON TAN PAPER. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Poem from Neruda's ESTRAVAGARIO/BooK OF VAGARIES (Grove Press, 1969). Translated by Alistair Reid. Issued as a free broadside by Frog in the Well, a feminist press founded by Susan Hester in 1978. Fine.
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$50.00
Meditation on Grasping and Clinging

Meditation on Grasping and Clinging

by Stone, Barton

[Berkeley, CA]: Tangram Press, 2006. Broadside. Title in red; poem text in black ink on cream paper. 8 x 16 inches. Barton Stone is a Zen Buddhist carpenter, landscape designer, and poet living in Northern California. Tangram Press is the private press of Gerald Reddan, long-time pressman at Andrew Hoyem's Arion Press in San Francisco. Tangram books and broadsides are usually produced in press runs of about 180 copies. Noted in pencil on back of one copy: "1/140. Rives mould-made. Typeface:... Read more
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$75.00
A Real Story

A Real Story

by Pastan, Linda

Austin, TX: Cold Mountain Press, 1973. Broadside. Dark brown ink on tan paper. 11 x 17 inches. Issued as Cold Mountain Press Broadsheet 1. Very minor soiling. Very Good.
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$50.00
Two Poems

Two Poems

by Namgyal, Tsering

[Berkeley, CA: Tangram Press, ca. 2006]. Broadside. Title in red box; poem text in black ink on cream paper. 8 x 13-3/4 inches. No place, publisher or date on this, but we believe it is from Tangram Press, the private press of Gerald Reddan, long-time pressman at Andrew Hoyem's Arion Press in San Francisco. Tangram books and broadsides are usually produced in press runs of about 180 copies. Noted on the back in pencil: "12/45." Scarce. Fine.
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$75.00
They spit on our theory, but that doesn't stop them from dreaming every night.'' --Sandor FerencziRead Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

They spit on our theory, but that doesn't stop them from dreaming every night.'' --Sandor Ferenczi Read Arsenal Surrealist Subversion

by Arsenal Surrealist Subversion (Chicago); Franklin Rosemont (ed.)

Chicago: Arsenal Surrealist Subversion, [ca. 1971]. Broadside, 10.5 x 5.5 cm., Oblong. Very Good. Illustrated. Black ink on beige paper. In 1965, Penelope & Franklin Rosemont co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group, following a trip to Paris where they met André Breton. Franklin Rosemont played an important role in popularizing the work of poet Breton. Rosemont was also a noted labour historian and publisher. The newly-formed Chicago Group combined their creativity with radical... Read more
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$25.00
Address To The People of California.

Address To The People of California.

by California State Archives; Joseph Aram, Chas. T. Botts, Elam Brown, et al

Sacramento, California: California State Archives, [1961]. Broadside. 8.5" x. 11" 2 pp., Very Good. Modern Reprint of Historical Document, the original MS held at the California State Archives in Sacramento.
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$50.00
The standard bearer!

The standard bearer!

by Larry, J. H

Fisherville, New Hampshire, 1880. Large broadside (approx. 26½ x 19), folio; top quarter browned along fold, some minor foxing, a few short tears, else very good and sound. Advertisement for a newspaper "Devoted to Temperance, Education, Intelligent and Honest Suffrage, the Improvement and Enforcement of our Liquor Laws, Opposition to Monopolies, the Election of every officer possible by a Direct Vote (from the President to the Postmasters), and the dissemination of such principles as may be classed... Read more
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$1,092.50
Speech Of The Hon. H. T. Liddell

Speech Of The Hon. H. T. Liddell

by Liddell H T

England: W Boag Newcastle, 1826. no binding. Good/No Jacket. 320x260x1mm. 320x260x1mm+35g . . W Boag Newcastle. England. 1826. . . . 1826. Political Broadside hand-out of the Speech of Liddell from the Hustings at the close of the second day's poll; June 21st leading up to the General Election of. Slight browning; creasing; edge-wear; . There was great rivalry between the Northumberland candidates: Thomas Wentworth Beaumont; Henry Thomas Liddell; Henry Grey Visct. Howick and Matthew Bell. The hand-outs... Read more
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AU$567.60