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Fiction / Literature

 


Black Spring
by Henry Miller

Bookthrift, New York, 1963

Hard Cover, 243 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Gilt spine title. Bookstore sticker on first endpaper. DJ: Fine. Slight chipping to one edge and spine top. Now mylar wrapped.
 

Price:  $12.00  




D. H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study
by

Swallow Press, Athens, OH, 1994

Soft Cover, 110 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Bookman: Vol. 73, Index to Volume LXXIII
by

Bookman Publishing Co., New York, 1931

Hard Cover, 668 pp.

Book Condition: March-August 1931. Very Good. Boards clean with minimal shelfwear. Pages tight but tanned. Library stamps on inside cover and title page. Contains article entitled "The Last Days of Katherine Mansfield" by Olgivanna Lloyd Wright.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Winter of Artifice
by

Swallow Press, Chicago, 1948

Soft Cover, 175 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Shelfwear, name inked out on edges, pages otherwise unmarked.
 

Price:  $5.00  




The Little Review Anthology
by Margaret Anderson, Editor

Hermitage House, New York, 1953

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 383 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Tight binding, some bumping to spine, minor edgewear, clean pages, deckle edges. DJ: Fair. Intact, chipping, tanning, open tears to front, not price-clipped. Now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $25.00  




The Little Review Anthology
by Margaret Anderson, editor

Hermitage House, New York, 1953

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 383 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Pages clean and crisp, uncreased spine with minor bumping and edgewear at top and bottom. DJ: Good. Sunned, some chipping and edge wear. Now mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $21.00  




The Earthworm Jar: Poems
by David Appelbaum, Animal illustrations by Thomas Bewick (1753–1828)

Codhill Press, New York, 2000

Soft Cover, 5 x 8.3, 94 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Pages clean and crisp, minor cover wear, binding tight.
 

Price:  $3.00  




The Transformations of Lucius Otherwise Known as The Golden Ass
by Apuleius; Robert Graves, translator

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1983

Hard Cover, 293 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, slight soiling to edges, otherwise as new. DJ: Fine. Unclipped, slight edgewear.
 

Price:  $24.00  




One Step Further Upon Mount Analogue
by Roy Ashwell

DCG Design, Cambridge, England, 2002

Soft Cover booklet

Book Condition: Book: As new.
 

Price:  $10.00  





by Elisabeth Barille

Minerva, London, 1993

Soft Cover, 245 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Shelfwear, spine creased, unmarked pages.
 

Price:  $9.00  




Ryder
by Djuna Barnes

Dalkey Archive Press, Elmwood Park, IL, 1991

Soft Cover, 250 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, minor shelfwear.
 

Price:  $9.00  




The Selected Works of Djuna Barnes: Spillway/The Antiphon/Nightwood
by Djuna Barnes

Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York, 1962

Hard Cover, 366 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Slight sunning to top and bottom spine, bottom corners minimally bumped, minor edgewear. Pages clean and crisp. DJ: Very Good. Price clipped, minor chipping and small closed tears top and bottom spine, 3-inch closed tear across top front, back cover lightly rubbed. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $28.00  




Time Lay Asleep
by Carman Barnes

Harper & Brothers, New York, 1946

Hard Cover, 243 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Clean boards, some bumping and fraying to spine, edges and corners. Tight binding, pages unmarked, tanning consistent with age. DJ: Fair. Intact, unmarked with some rubbing, open tears and chipping at spine and edges, seller's barcode on spine. Now mylar-wrapped.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Dragon's Play: A New Taoist Transmission of the Complete Experience of Human Life
by Charles Belyea and Steven Tainer

Great Circle Lifeworks, Berkeley, CA, 1991

Soft Cover, 196 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. As new but for slight shelfwear and crease at top corner. Bright unmarked pages. Contains illustrations by Xiao-Lun Lin.
 

Price:  $45.00  




Goethe's Theory of Poetry: Faust and the Regeneration of Language
by Benjamin Bennett

Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1986

Hard Cover, 352 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean boards with slight shelfwear. Tight binding, bright, unmarked pages. No dust jacket.
 

Price:  $12.00  




What Happened in the Ark
by Kenneth M. Walker and Geoffrey M. Boumphrey

E. P. Dutton and Co., New York, 1926

Hard Cover, 275 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Orange cloth cover with green title, bumping, fraying to corners, some soiling, pages unmarked. Drawings by Dan Jacobson. A rare title.
 

Price:  $48.00  




René Zuber: la nouvelle objectivité
by Christian Bouqueret

Marval, Paris, 2003

Soft Cover, 136 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. 30th Anniversary Collection. Scuffing on back cover, slight bumping and edgewear on spine. Pages pristine. 100 photographs, 150 thumbnail prints.
 

Price:  $50.00  




Words That Must Somehow Be Said
by Kay Boyle

North Point Press, San Francisco, 1985

Soft Cover, 262 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $10.00  




Parables for the Theatre: Two Plays by Bertolt Brecht
by Bertolt Brecht; Eric Bently, editor

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 1965

Hard Cover, 182 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Slight bumping, fading, ex-library, text is clean and unmarked. DJ: Near Fine. Mylar protected.
 

Price:  $12.00  




The Da Vinci Code
by Dan Brown

Doubleday, New York, NY, 2003

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.5, 454 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine Some light marks on front and back boards. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $7.00  




Dante and His World
by Thomas Caldecot Chubb

Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1966

Hard Cover, 831 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Clean, slight bumping, unmarked pages. Ex-library with embossed stamp, number on dedication page, no other markings. DJ: Good. Open and closed tears. Call number on spine.
 

Price:  $8.00  




Goethe and Schiller
by L. Muhlbach, tr. Chapman Coleman

W.R. Caldwell & Co., New York, 1867

Hard Cover, 494 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Hard Cover with wear consistent with age, chipping to cover, edgewear; spine separated from binding, first two pages slightly separated otherwise sewn binding intact, pages unmarked, edges tanned.
 

Price:  $5.00  




Visions and Voices: Conversations with Sam Shepard, Dr. Oliver Sacks, Peter Brook . . .
by Jonathan Cott

Doubleday, New York, 1987

Hardcover, 213 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, minor bumping at top and bottom of spine. Top edge foxed. Pages clean and bright. DJ: Good+. Chipping and closed tears top and bottom of spine and edges. 3-inch closed tear on front cover, but otherwise intact.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Body and Soul: The Making of American Modernism
by Robert M. Crunden

Basic Books, New York, 2000

Soft Cover, 475 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear. Includes references to Gurdjieff, Margaret Anderson and Jean Toomer.
 

Price:  $10.00  




A Night of Serious Drinking
by René Daumal

Tusk Ivories, New York, 2003

Soft Cover 119 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Minor shelfwear.
 

Price:  $28.00  




If I Forget Thee
by Robert de Ropp

St. Martin's Press; New York; 1956

Hard Cover, 345 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Red cloth cover, spine with gilt title, tight binding, some bumping to tail, clean pages. DJ: Very good+. Chipping, shelfwear, now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $32.00  




L'Apprentissage de la Ville
by Luc Dietrich

ƒditions Deno‘l, Paris, 1942

Soft Cover, 378 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Intact, back cover separated from endpaper, pages foxed, cracked at pp. 160-61 and 352-53, wrapped in protective cover. Gift inscription on title page.
 

Price:  $24.00  




The Story of the Other Wise Man
by Henry van Dyke

Harper & Brothers, New York, 1896

Hard Cover, 6 x 8, 84 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Collectors Copy. Bright black and green cloth cover with gilt title and decoration, minor soiling on front cover; binding good for age; deckle edges, gilt top edge, some foxing; very well-preserved, lovely illustrations.
 

Price:  $28.00  




Affairs of the Mind: The Salon in Europe and America from the 18th to the 20th Century
by Peter Quennell, editor

New Republic Books, Washington, DC, 1980

Hard Cover, 188 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Very clean. Black half cloth binding, gilt spine title. Remainder mark bottom edge. DJ: Very Good. Jacket design by Bob Aulicino. Clean but for some scuffing at the top edges and fold of the flap, small open and closed tears at the top back. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $21.00  




Dorothy Wordsworth: A Longman Cultural Edition
by Dorothy Wordsworth. Susan M. Levin, editor

Longman, New York, 2009

Soft Cover, 342 pp.

Book Condition: As New. Appears unread.
 

Price:  $10.00  




Reflection on the Atomic Bomb: Vol 1 of the Previously Uncollected Writings of Gertrude Stein
by Robert Bartlett Haas, editor

Black Sparrow Press, Los Angeles, 1973

Hard Cover, 164 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As new. One of 750 Hard Cover copies. Blue cloth spine with paper label, portrait of stein on paper over boards, red endpapers. DJ: Near fine. Intact, not price clipped, minor soiling and edgewear. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $52.00  




Super Fiction or the American Story Transformed
by Joe David Bellamy, editor

Vintage Books, New York, 1975

Soft Cover, 293 pp.

Book Condition: Good.
 

Price:  $3.00  




The American Parade: A Quarterly Magazine
by W. Adolphe Roberts, editor

Parade Publishing Company, New York, 0.1926

Hardcover, 192 pp.

Book Condition: Presentation copy signed and dated by editor; Roberts also signed authored piece. Very Good. Cover sunned, spine slightly bumped at top and bottom, top edge foxed. Pages tanned but clean. Protective wrapping. Solita Solano was a Collaborator; this issue has a short story by her.
 

Price:  $60.00  




The American Parade: A Quarterly Magazine. April 1926
by W. Adolphe Roberts, editor

Parade Publishing Company, New York, 0.1926

Hardcover, 192 pp.

Book Condition: Solita Solano was a Collaborator. Very Good. Spine sunned with some bumping top and bottom, corners lightly bumped, minor crack, pages tanned but clean.
 

Price:  $40.00  




Bertolt Brecht: Poems 1913-1956
by John Willett and Ralph Manheim, editors

Methuen, Inc., New York, 1976

Softcover, 628 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Clean covers lightly sunned with slight edgewear. Pages clean and unmarked. Spine cracked at p. 181.
 

Price:  $16.00  




The Man Who
by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne

Methuen Publishing, London, 2002

Soft Cover, 41 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $10.00  





by Oliver Evans

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale and Edwardsville, IL, 1968
First Edition


Hard Cover, 221 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear. Mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Turquoise Bee: The Lovesongs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
by Rick Fields and Brian Cutillo, translators

HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco, CA, 1998

Hard Cover, 137 pp.

Book Condition: Book. Fine. Appears unread. Slight bumping, otherwise as new. Illustrations by Mayumi Oda. DJ: Fine. Bright, clean, slightly rubbed.
 

Price:  $19.00  




Not Heaven: A Novel in the Form of Prelude, Variations, and Theme
by Waldo Frank

Hermitage House, New York, 1953

Hard Cover, 287 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Orange tweed boards with gilt spine title, tight binding. Corners somewhat bumped. Pages bright and clean. DJ: Very Good. Clean, not price clipped, edgewear and open and closed tears to front and spine. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $15.00  




The Death and Birth of David Markand: An American Story
by Waldo Frank

Charles Scribner's, New York, 1934

Hard Cover, 542 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Tan linen boards with some soiling and sunning, tight binding, bumping and some fraying to spine and corners. Clean pages. Good condition for its age.
 

Price:  $45.00  




An Egyptian Journal
by William Golding

Faber and Faber, Winchester, MA , 1985

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9.25, 207 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. DJ: Good.
 

Price:  $4.00  




The Russian Image of Goethe, Vols I & II
by André von Gronicka

University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA

Hard Cover. Vol I published 1968, 304 pp; Volume II published 1985, 268 pp.

Book Condition: Volume I: Goethe in Russian Literature of the First Half of the Nineteenth Century. Book: Fine. Appears unread. Front board slightly bowed, otherwise pristine. Pages clean and bright. DJ: Very Good. A few closed tears at top and bottom edges. Now mylar-covered.

Volume II: Goethe in Russian Literature of the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century. Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean boards. Pages clean and bright. DJ: Good+. Some rubbing with chipping at front and back of top edge.
 

Price:  $33.00  




Quaternion Organon: A Journey of One Eternal Round
by George Hamner

Court Street Press, Montomgery, AL, 2001

Soft Cover, 447 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. As new except for slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $14.00  




Annie's Captain
by Kathryn Hulme

Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1961
First Edition


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 330 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Tight binding, bright pages, pale red pencil mark on back board, no tears, slight bumping bottom spine. DJ: Very Good. Slight sunning on spine, mylar cover.
 

Price:  $30.00  




The Nun's Story
by Kathryn Hulme

Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1956

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.25, 339 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Tight binding, no marks or tears, slight wear on spine, slight sunning of edges. DJ: Fair. Torn, chipped. Now mylar-covered
 

Price:  $40.00  




Jacob's Hands: A Fable
by Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood

St. Martin's Press, New York, 1998

Hard Cover, 141 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, pristine except for very minor bumping on spine. Pages crisp and clean. DJ: Fine. Clean with slight bumping on spine and small abrasion on front cover.
 

Price:  $15.00  




The Soothsayings of Bakis: Goethe's Tragi-Comic Observations on Life, Time, and History
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Harold Jantz, translator and editor

The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD, 1966

Hard Cover, 86 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, clean boards with gilt spine title, portrait of Goethe on front board, slight bumping; unmarked pages slightly tanned. DJ: Near Fine. Etching of Goethe on front and back covers. Clean with small chip at top; now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Collected Poems of Jean Toomer
by Robert Jones and Margery Toomer Latimer, editors

University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1988

Soft Cover, 6 x 9, 111 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Minor edgewear on covers.
 

Price:  $10.00  




A Pedlar's Pack
by Rowland Kenney

Jonathan Cape, London, 1923

Hard Cover, 256 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Clean cover with decorative motifs, green cloth spine, binding tight, boards cocked, corners bumped and frayed. Pages unmarked, edges aged. Dedication copy. Now covered in mylar. Sixteen short stories written by a disciple of Ouspensky who was the first editor of the British Daily Herald.
 

Price:  $70.00  




Reading Mystical Lyric: The Case of Jalal al-Din Rumi
by Fatemeh Keshavarz

University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1998
First Edition


Hard Cover, 160 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Fine. Slight edgewear, mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $60.00  




Asking the River: A Novel
by David Kherdian

Orchard Books, New York, 1993

Hard Cover, 106 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Signed with dedication by the author. Slight bumping top of spine, otherwise fine. DJ: Fine. Slight creasing to top of spine.
 

Price:  $20.00  




I Called It Home
by David Kherdian

Blue Crane Books, Watertown, MA, 1997

Soft Cover, 97 pp.

Book Condition: As New
 

Price:  $30.00  




I Remember Root River
by David Kherdian

The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 1978

Hard Cover, not numbered

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $17.00  




Seeds of Light: Poems from a Gurdjieff Community
by David Kherdian

Stopinder Books, McMinnville, OR, 2002

Soft Cover, 202 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Revised 2002 edition. Appears unread. Signed by author and illustrator. Some crimping bottom back pages, light shelfwear.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Seeds of Light: Poems from a Gurdjieff Community
by David Kherdian

Stopinder Books, McMinnville, OR, 2002

Soft Cover, 202 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Revised 2002 edition. Appears unread. Some dampwarped pages.
 

Price:  $4.00  




The Farm
by David Kherdian

Two Rivers Press, Aurora, OR, 1978

Hard Cover, 45 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Gilt spine title. DJ: Near Fine. Some fading on spine and edges, closed tear top front cover.
 

Price:  $8.50  




Threads of Light: The Farm Poems Books III and IV
by David Kherdian

Two Rivers Press, Aurora, OR, 1985

Hard Cover, not numbered

Book Condition: Book: As new. 1 of 500 hand set, hand sewn and bound, marble endpapers, gilt title. Signed by author. DJ: As new. Woodcut images front and back. Two small marks to front cover, otherwise pristine.
 

Price:  $24.00  




Obelists at Sea
by C. Daly King

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1933

Hard Cover, 328 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good+. Clean cover and spine with dramatic black and white design. Tight binding, unmarked pages, owner's name inscribed on endpaper. Minor bumping to spine and corners, pages soiled at edges.
 

Price:  $133.00  




The Curious Mr. Tarrant: 8 Detective Stories
by C. Daly King

Dover Publications Inc., New York`, 1977

Soft Cover, 284 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Some shelfwear, abraided back corner, scuffing. Binding tight. Pages bright, unmarked.
 

Price:  $10.00  




Pauline
by Baroness de Knoop

D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1924

Hard Cover, 351 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good +. Green cloth boards, gilt spine and front cover title. Minor bumping at spine and corners. Tight binding, clean pages. Small handsome embossed bookstore stamp inside front endpaper. No DJ.
 

Price:  $52.00  




The Body Artist
by Don De Lillo

Scribner, New York, 2001

Hard Cover, 124 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. DJ: Fine. Slight wear to top edge.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Consciousness and the Novel: Connected Essays
by David Lodge

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002

Hard Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Bright, clean boards, some bumping to top of spine, tight binding, underlining in ink, ink spot on outer leaves. DJ: Near Fine. Fine except for ink spot on back flap.
 

Price:  $9.00  




Egyptian Time
by Robert Lyons, photographer; Naguib Mahfouz, author; Peter Theroux, translator

Doubleday, New York, 1992
First edition


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 11.5 x 11.5, 103 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. 69 full page color photographs. Bound in the publisher's original rust cloth with the front cover stamped in blind and the spine stamped in gilt. 1988 Nobel laureate Mahfouz's short story "The Cradle." DJ: Fair. Small tear on front, chips on edges and top.
 

Price:  $25.00  




From Eden: An Evolving World
by Laurence Adams Malone

Phaedra Publishers, New York, 1972

Hard Cover, 167 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Numbered and signed by author. Clean orange boards, gilt spine title, some bumping to corners and bottom spine. Sonnets ÒBased on the Writings and Ideas of Pierre Teilhard Chardin,Ó with many illustrations, bright pages. DJ: Good. Shelfwear, scuffing, price clipped, open tears to top edge.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Doctor Faustus: The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkuhn as Told by a Friend
by Thomas Mann

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1948

Hard Cover, 510 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Black boards with gilt spine title, tight binding, spine scuffed, slight bumping all corners and a crimp to top back cover, Edges soiled. Crack at half title page. Pages unmarked. No DJ.
 

Price:  $12.00  




Journal of Katherine Mansfield
by Katherine Mansfleid, J. Middleton Murry, editor

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1946

Hard Cover, 256 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Book: Clean, spine faded, tight binding, owner's signature, photo of Mansfield and reviews of book affixed to paste down and endpaper. Bumping, pencil underlining. DJ: Missing.
 

Price:  $8.00  




Metanoia: Beyond the Mind We Go
by Len Maurice

Bellman Books, Bournemouth, U.K., 1995

Soft Cover, 196 pp.

Book Condition: As New. Signed by Author.
 

Price:  $24.00  




Reflections in a Golden Eye
by Carson McCullers

Houghton Mifflin, Cambridge, MA, 1941

Hard Cover, 183 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Clean grey and tan boards with decorative title, spine and corners bumped. Tight binding, crisp clean pages.
 

Price:  $26.00  




Amorous Initiation: A Novel of Sacred and Profane Love
by O. V. de L. Milosz; Belle N. Burke, translator

Inner Traditions, Rochester, VT, 1994
First Edition


Hard Cover, 184 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear, clean pages. DJ: Near Fine. Slight shelfwear, closed tear at edge.
 

Price:  $13.00  




The Awakening Twenties: A Memoir-History of a Literary Period
by Gorham Munson

Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1985

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.3 x 9.25, 317 pp.

Book Condition: Includes a chapter, "Orage in America." Book: Fine. Clean crisp pages, very minor wear, bright cover. DJ: Fine. Mylar protected.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Awakening Twenties: A Memoir-History of a Literary Period
by Gorham Munson

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1985

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9.5, 315 pp.

Book Condition: Includes a chapter, "Orage in America." Book: Fine. Spotless copy with only one scuffed corner. DJ: Fine. Clean, bright cover with price sticker on back, price clipped.
 

Price:  $20.00  




Sorcerers: A Novel
by Jacob Needleman

Mercury House, San Francisco, 1986

Hard Cover, 235 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Boards clean, gilt spine title, tight binding. Slight shelfwear. DJ: Fine. Mylar wrapped.
 

Price:  $30.00  




Life & Letters December 1934 (Vol XI, No 60)


Victor Gollancz, London, 1934

Monthly journal with article by Denis Saurat, "A.R. Orage" Journal, 6.5 x 10, 384 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Ex libris. No marks or tears, Shelfwear, scuffing reflective of age, corners fanned, a good reading copy.
 

Price:  $35.00  




Finistère
by Fritz Peters

Victor Gollancz, London, 1967

Hard Cover, 5 x 7.5, 286 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, tight binding, boards clean, slightly sunned, pages crisp and clean. tanned.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Descent
by Fritz Peters

Signet Books, New York, 1953

Cover art by James Avarti

Soft Cover, 4.25 x 7, 160 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Bright, full-color cover with minor edge wear and bumping; tight spine; crisp pages, tanned.

 

Price:  $18.00  




The Descent
by Fritz Peters

Farrar, Straus & Young, New York, 1952

First Edition
Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.25, 249 pp.


Book Condition: Book: Fine. Flawless boards, spine creased and lightly bumped, pages crisp and clean with light tanning. DJ: Very Good. Now mylar-covered, full color, light sunning to spine and back.
 

Price:  $32.00  




In the East My Pleasure Lies: An Esoteric Interpretation of Some Plays of Shakespeare
by Beryl Pogson

Stuart & Richards; London; 1950

Hard Cover, 120 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very good+. Presentation copy, signed by author. Clean cloth boards with gilt spine title, some bumping; tight binding, edges foxed, slight shelfwear, unmarked pages. DJ: Good+. Sunned, intact with small tears on front, soiling. Now mylar covered.
 

Price:  $85.00  




In the East My Pleasure Lies: And Other Esoteric Interpretations of Plays by William Shakespeare
by Beryl Pogson

Quacks Books, London, 1994

Soft Cover, 314 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good+. Top corner of cover creased, otherwise appears unread.
 

Price:  $25.00  




The Verdict of Bridlegoose
by Llewelyn Powys

Jonathan Cape, London, 1927

Limited Edition No. 459 of 900
Hard Cover, 143 pp.


Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Clean boards, some edgewear with slightly bumped spine, tight binding. Deckled edges, unmarked text, pages tanned consistent with age, front and back endpapers foxed. Owners' bookplate inside front cover and handwritten name and date on front endpaper. DJ: Good. Clean and intact with closed tears on back cover. Front cover chipped at top edge. Spine edges chipped. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $40.00  




The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel
by Francois Rabelais

The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1982

Hard Cover, 715 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Faux leather with gilt covers, spine and gilt edges. Slight shelfwear to tail. Illustrations from edition of 1927.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Poetry and Experience
by Herbert Read

Horizon Press, New York, 1967

Hard Cover, 160 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Book: Clean boards with slight fraying to corners. Minor bumping to spine. Tight binding with clean, unmarked pages. DJ: Very Good. Completely intact, small closed tear at top spine, minor rubbing.
 

Price:  $10.00  




Zen Telegrams: 79 Picture Poems
by Paul Reps

Charles E. Tuttle Co., Japan, 1973

Hard Cover, 101 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Clean plain cardstock cover. Tight binding with clean unmarked pages, edges slightly tanned. Dated inscription on front endpaper. DJ: Near Fine. Minor shelfwear. Small closed tear front bottom edge. Price clipped.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke
by Rainer Maria Rilke; Robert Bly, translator

Harper & Row, New York, 1981

Soft Cover, 224 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Covers slightly rubbed, tight binding, bright unmarked pages.
 

Price:  $9.00  




The American Parade: A Quarterly Magazine
by W. Adolphe Roberts, Editor

Parade Publishing Co., New York, 1926

Hard Cover, 5.5 x 8.5, 191 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Some separation of hinge from spine, sunning spine and boards, bumped corners, pages clean. Solita Solano was a Collaborator.
 

Price:  $15.00  




A Lie of the Mind
by Sam Shepard

Dramatists Play Service Inc., New York , 1986

Soft Cover, 101 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $3.00  




A Splendid Chaos: An Interplanetary Fantasy
by John Shirley

Franklin Watts, New York, 1988

Hard Cover, 357 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Date stamp to endpaper, otherwise pristine, DJ: Fine. Slight edgewear, not price clipped. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Demons
by John Shirley

Del Rey, New York, 2002

Hard Cover, 372 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Waterstain to edges of text block, otherwise pristine. DJ: Fine. As new except for minor crimp at head of spine.
 

Price:  $13.00  




Heatseeker
by John Shirley

Scream/Press, Los Angeles, 1989

Limited Edition, No. 203 of 250
Signed by the author and the artist
Hard Cover, 246 pp. Illustrated by Harry O. Morris


Book Condition: As New. In slipcase without dust jacket as issued. Now in protective clear envelope.
 

Price:  $48.00  




New Noir
by John Shirley

Black Ice Books, Boulder, CO, 1993

Soft Cover, 115 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $12.00  




Silicon Embrace
by John Shirley

Mark V. Ziesing Books, Shingletown, CA, 1996

Hard Cover, 282 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New. Now covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $32.00  




Orghast at Persepolis
by A.C.H. Smith

Eyre Methuen, London, 1972

Hard Cover, 264 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Gilt spine title, bumping top and bottom of spine; inked notes on back endpaper, pages otherwise bright and clean. DJ: Near Fine. Small chip at bottom spine, minor edgewear. Now mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $11.00  




He Who Saw Everything: A Verse Translation of the Epic of Gilgamesh
by Robert Temple

Rider, London, 1991

Hard Cover, 143 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Minimal edgewear, bright clean pages, sticker residue on front endpaper, remainder mark on bottom edge. DJ: Fine. Slight rubbing with minimal edgewear.
 

Price:  $48.00  




Quite Early One Morning
by Dylan Thomas

New Directions, New York, 1954

Hard Cover, 240 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean blue linen boards, some shelfwear, unmarked pages. DJ: Good. Open tears, shelfwear.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Joseph in Egypt
by Thomas Mann

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1938

Hard Cover in slip box, 2 volume set, 5.25 x 7.75, 664 pp.

Book Condition: Books: Very Good. Clean, unmarked pages, paper residue on vol. 1 cover, tight binding. No DJ as issued. Slip Case: Fair. Complete, one torn side; tanned, heavy wear. Includes original promotional brochure. Weight of books will require extra postage.
 

Price:  $6.00  




Cane
by Jean Toomer

Liveright, New York, 1975

Soft Cover, 116 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Cover clean. Original sticker on back cover, shelfwear. Some underlining, marginalia.
 

Price:  $4.00  




The Living Frieze
by Mark Turbyfill

Monroe Wheeler, Evanston, IL, 1921

Hardcover, 83 pp.

Book Condition: Limited edition, no. 214 of 350. Presentation copy signed by author; also author signed on p. 80, the last page of his play The Queen's Tent. Good+. Red floral design on boards, mounted frontis of Turbyfill. Tight binding, head and tail chipped and frayed, corners bumped and frayed, edges slightly worn. Paper title on spine is worn. Pages tanned but clean. All consistent with age.
 

Price:  $110.00  




Two Non-Dualist Plays: Simon Magus and the Gnostics and Bolo
by Milton Ward

Optimus Books, New York, 1982

Soft Cover, 123 pp. (Magus, 67 pp. Bolo, 56 pp.)

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, revised epilogue as errata, clean pages.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Becoming Faulkner:The Art and Life of William Faulkner
by Philip Weinstein

Oxford University Press, New York, 2010

First edition. Hard Cover, 250 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Slight bumping, otherwise as new. DJ: Near Fine. Clean, minor shelfwear, closed tear to edge.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Harems of the Mind: Passages of Western Art and Literature
by Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2000<
First Edition


Hard Cover, 314 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Gilt spine title. Contains 59 color and black and white illustrations. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $18.00  




The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained
by Paramhansa Yogananda; Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters), editor

Crystal Clarity Publishers, Nevada City, CA, 1994
First Edition


Hard Cover, 350 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear, tight binding with unmarked pages. DJ: Near Fine. Edgewear and small open tear.
 

Price:  $15.00  




   


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