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SIDDHARTHA. Inscribed By Henry Miller to June [Miller]
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: New Directions Books, 1951 Hesse, Hermann. SIDDHARTHA. Signed. New York: New Directions Books, 1951. First American Edition. Exquisite Presentation Copy. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First English language Trade Edition, preceded only by a New Direction's slipcased limited edition & here issued as No. 34 in the New Classics Series. The second Issue, with William Carlos Williams's collection 'Paterson' spelled correctly in the list of New Classics Series titles on the verso of the half-title. Small 8vo, [6], 153 [1]pp. A fine copy in a very good Alvin Lustig designed dustwrapper with a 1" 1/4 x 1/2" chip at the bottom of the back panel & a short closed tear at the top of the front panel. An exceptional copy none-the-less, inscribed by Henry Miller to his ex wife: "For June / - to read in / moments / of despair / Henry / 10 /16 /56". It was Miller's custom to send books to June & Siddhartha was Miller's favorite & he probably... Read more

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THE YES! CAPRA CHAPBOOK SERIES: 41 volumes (complete)

THE YES! CAPRA CHAPBOOK SERIES: 41 volumes (complete)

MILLER, Henry; NIN, Anais; DURRELL, Lawrence; CARVER, Raymond; BRADBURY, Ray; DI PRIMA, Diane; WILSON, Colin; Le GUIN, Ursula; NOLAN, William; et al

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in glassine dustwrappers
  • Quantity available: 1
Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1972-1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in glassine dustwrappers. Complete set of 41 limited edition chapbooks in pictorial paper-covered boards with clear (original?) glassine dustwrappers. Issued with limitations between 50 and 250 copies, with most being limited to between 50 and 100 copies, this set is made up of different limitation numbers. Each volume is numbered and SIGNED by the author. Complete author list: Henry Miller (2 titles), James Houston, Anais Nin, Faye Kicknosway, Colin Wilson, Raymond Carver, Lawrence Durrell, David Meltzer, Richard de Mille, Carlos Reyes, Andrei Codrescu, Diane Di Prima, Ross Macdonald, Barry Gifford, Ray Bradbury, Lynn Sukenick, Jack Hirschman, William Richardson, Peter Beagle, Victor Perrera, Clayton Barbeau, Edwin Brock, James Houston, William Nolan, Lee Hopkins, Jim White, Ursula Le Guin, Lyn Lifshin, Edouard Roditi, Lawrence Fixel, Robert Gover, Calista McAllister, William Benton, Jerred Metz, Mohammed Hamri, Will Baker, Mark Vinz... Read more

Bookseller: Charles Agvent (Pennsylvania, United States)

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The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
(New York): New Directions Book. (1945). First. First American edition. Modest foxing on the boards, very good or better in very good first issue dustwrapper with shallow chips at the crown. Inscribed to his second wife June Mansfield by Miller and his third wife, Janina Martha Lepska: "Merry Xmas to June from Henry & Lepska. 1945." Miller appears to have supplied Lepska's signature. Miller married Lepska, a philosophy student who was thirty years his junior, in 1944. She bore him two sons before they divorced in 1952. A handsome copy with a great association. .

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)

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INSOMNIA OR THE DEVIL AT LARGE. GYPSYLOU SERIES #4 FOLIO. FIRST LIMITED NUMBERED
  • Book condition: Albuquerque 1970, Loujon Press. A paper covered wooden box, 48.5 x 60.5 cm., 12 mat size folio color lithos, with spiral bound b
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Albuquerque 1970, Loujon Press. A paper covered wooden box,. 48.5 x 60.5 cm., 12 mat size folio color lithos, with spiral. bound book, SIGNED BY HENRY MILLER, A LIMITED HAND-NUMBERED. EDITION OF 385 COPIES. FIRST EDITION.Very clean, crisp copy.. The book cover is decorated foil paper on linen wrappers and covers 47 [2] spiral bound leaves. With a facsimile hologra- phic manuscript printed on recto only of 37 leaves. The book and all the illustrations are housed in a wooden box, with a very large black & white photograph of Henri & Hoki having a nice chat while Henry sits on his toilet, in the elaborately decorated, graffiti covered walls. A few small tears and pieces missing from this photograph, but all in all very nice. The book is printed on thick deckle edge paper, it contains Miller's paean in rose & paint to Hoki, written and painted during their courtship. This is the most elaborate production of the Loujon Press, beset by numerous mishaps, with the total limitation falling far short of... Read more

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Tropic Of Capricorn

Tropic Of Capricorn

Miller, Henry

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: F/VG+
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Obelisk Press. F/VG+. 1939. 1st Edition. Softcover with DJ; 1st Printing. Published (and printed) by the Obelisk Press in Paris in 1939. Price 60FRS printed to spine and to the lower part of the original wrappers/dustj acket front flap - in both places it has been partially marked through with a black marker by the publisher but no other price has been marked in or on the book. Noted on the copyright page as First Published February 1939, it has the called-for yellow errata sheet bound in before the title page, and the original 60FRS price, so all points are present for the 1st issue of the First Edition. The dustjacket is bound to the book at the spine with no underlying mull (the cloth normally between the text block and the spine cloth or paper wraps). This book just has the gatherings sewn together under the dustjacket/wrappe r paper so the edges of the gatherings make the spine dustjacket surface ripple vertically when it is handled at all (all these Miller Obelisk books 'are'... Read more

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My Life and Times

My Life and Times

MILLER, Henry

  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Playboy Press. (1975). First. First edition. Large quarto. Spine a little faded, else fine in silk covered boards in slipcase, lacking the dustwrapper. One of 500 numbered copies Signed by the author, this copy is designated as "Copy P" and in addition to being signed is additionally Inscribed by the author to Sydney Omarr: "For Sydney Omarr. Cheers! 1/13/72." Omarr was the "astrologer to the stars" and published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers. His books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies. He started out during the Second World War at the age of 17 when his predictions of horse races, boxing matches, and other sporting events were broadcast on Armed Forces Radio. Omarr and Miller became close friends, sharing the same tastes. Omarr liked to surround himself with beautiful women and was the personal adviser to Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, and Mae West, among others. Omarr wrote a book on Miller, Henry Miller: His World of... Read more

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)

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To Paint Is To Love Again Including Semblance of a Devoted Past
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Grossman. 1968. First. First edition. Folio. Small dampstain at the bottom of the front board else fine in near very good dustwrapper with scattered light stains and general wear. Inscribed by Miller to his second wife June Mansfield: "For June from Henry. Note: Unfortunately the reproductions are not good -- weak and off color -- sorry!" A collection of Miller's painted art, along with the text of a previously published limited edition that comprises Miller's correspondence with longtime friend Emil Schnellock about art and painting. A great association. .

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)

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Blue Boy [Inscribed Association Copy]

Blue Boy [Inscribed Association Copy]

(MILLER, Henry). GIONO, Jean

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Quantity available: 1
NY: Viking. 1946. The first American edition of this novel by Giono, a writer whom Miller had come to admire while in France and whom he had long worked to get published in the U.S. This copy is inscribed by Miller to his muse and former wife, June: "For June/ from/ Henry, Lepska & Val/ Xmas 1947." Lepska was Janina Martha Lepska Miller, Henry's third wife, and Val was their daughter Valentin, who was born in October of 1945 and was named after Lepska's father and Henry's grandfather, who shared the same first name. June and Henry had not been in touch for several years at this point, but she had recently contacted him and was destitute. He arranged for a friend to send her some money (he was still broke in the U.S.; his books had sold well in France and he had a substantial amount of money there but no way, under postwar regulations, to get it out of the country). His renewed contact with June, however, sparked his getting back to work on the Rosy Crucifixion, which he saw as his masterpiece-to-be, but which... Read more

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Quiet Days in Clichy

(BRASSAÏ). MILLER, Henry

  • Book condition: Tiniest of crimps to the front wrapper at the head of the spine, binding lightly sprung as usual (but fully intavt); near fine i
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Paris: The Olympia Press, 1956. Tiniest of crimps to the front wrapper at the head of the spine, binding lightly sprung as usual (but fully intavt); near fine in distinctive wrappers with French flaps. Jacket designed by T. Tajiri. Lovely copy.. First Edition. Small thick octavo. Illustrated with Brassaï's luminous photographs of nighttime Paris. There are two versions of this book: one with gravure images printed on matte paper, which is common, and another, like ours, rarer, with the images printed recto and verso on a glossy stock, and having the feel of original prints.

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The Colossus of Maroussi
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
San Francisco: Colt Press. (1941). First. First edition. A small owner's label, and offsetting to several blank leaves, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with modest soiling and a little darkening to the white portions of the spine. Advance Review Copy with a four-page mimeographed autobiographical statement by Miller laid in, and very scarce thus. .

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The Booster.

The Booster.

MILLER, Henry; Lawrence Durrell; Alfred Perles.

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New York and London: Johnson Reprint Corporation,, 1968. September 1937–Easter 1939. Octavo. Original oatmeal cloth, titles to upper board in brown and to spine gilt on a brown ground, brown endpapers. With the plain paper dust jacket. A fine copy in the unprinted dust jacket with the title written in ink on the spine. First edition in book form. From a total edition of 500 copies this is one of 100 copies signed by Miller, Durrell, and Perles. The story of The Booster is a great one. Originally the in-house organ of a golf club based near Paris the unsuspecting members were initially delighted to have three more or less established writers take over its editorship. Early issues retain many of the adverts for waterproof clothing etc. However the three tyros couldn't help themselves with the content and the members revolted. Consequently the final three issues were released under the name Delta. This signed issue of the facsimile is scarce and most desirable. It is also one of the very few chances t... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1968. First Edition. Slipcased. Near Fine/Near Fine. Henry Miller. Presentation with Self Portrait by the Author-Artist in black ink: Signed & with "Selbst Bildnis" [Self Portrait] written; 4to (8 3/4" by 11 1/4"), color frontispiece by the author plus 19 of his illustrations in full color; khaki cloth boards with white and orange lettering; photographic endpapers of Miller painting; dust jacket (unclipped); navy blue woven cloth-covered slipcase (9 1/8" by 12"); 117 pages + [2] List of Exhibitions & Colophon. Very Fine copy of this personally inscribed and embellished volume summarizing the author-artist's "lifelong experience in painting." Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American writer well known for his innovations and departures from existing literary forms. His semi-autobiographical novels blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, explicit language, sex, surrealist free association a... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1938 Inscribed on fep " To George S Francis from Henry Miller Paris 2/39 ". Internally very good subject to some browning towards page edges.Binding has been reinforced. Cover reasonably bright subject to browning with slight wear to edges.Spine worn. Scans available.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/Issued Without Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Quiet Days in Clichy
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Olympia Press. 1958. First. Second edition. Photographs by Brassai. Bound sheets in dustwrapper as issued. Fine in lightly rubbed fine dustwrapper. .

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Quiet Days in Clichy
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Olympia Press. 1958. First. Second edition. Photographs by Brassai. Bound sheets in dustwrapper as issued. Fine in very slightly rubbed, fine dustwrapper. .

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THE COSMOLOGICAL EYE
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with some creasing along the edges and spine, some rubbing, and a little pen squiggle on th
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Norfolk, CT: New Directions, (1939). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with some creasing along the edges and spine, some rubbing, and a little pen squiggle on the bottom of the front panel, but complete and correct. Miller's first book published in America, the true first issue in the first issue dustwrapper comprising only 2000 copies. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author in 1975 on the half-title page. An increasingly uncommon book in collector's condition, especially so when signed.

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THE SMILE AT THE FOOT OF THE LADDER
  • Edition: 1st Edition
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New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1948 Publisher Merle Armitage's Presentation Copy To The Great "Artist Of The Book", E. McKnight-Kauffer With A Follow-Up Inscription McKnight-Kauffer. First Edition. 8vo. Original printed boards, black cloth, spine printed in gilt somewhat rubbed & faded & worn at the tips, top edge marked & lacking the dustwrapper. With Printed photographs of Miller, Durrell & Perles pasted to ffe. Notwithstanding condition issues, A great PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION on the second prelim: "To E. McKnight-Kauffer, Xmas, 1948 from Merle Armitage - further inscribed by Kauffer, to Virginia McCrolan, dated 2/ 18/49 Shifreen & Jackson A66a. A Nice Association Copy.. Signed. 1st Edition.

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  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Tucson: Loujon Press, 1966 Introduction by Lawrence Durrell. Illustrated with an original photograph of Miller by Ina Paulandre. First edition, limited "A-Z Leather Inscription" Crimson Oasis issue of 26 lettered copies. Signed by Miller on the limitation page. Finely bound in quarter red morocco and light tan cloth by The Schuberth Bookbindery of San Francisco, lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket, illustrated after Reichel’s artwork; housed in the publisher’s slipcase, with orange cork panels lettered in black. Book fine; dust jacket with a very shallow chip to the spine head, part of the original green obi band to the rear flap present; slipcase with a hint of wear to the spine, else fine. Overall, a bright and attractive copy of this striking book, one of the scarce "Crimson Oasis" lettered copies, signed by Miller. Shifreen & Jackson A157a. Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel is a collection of the letters and drawings Henry Miller sent to his friend Han... Read more

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This is Henry, Henry Miller from Brooklyn

Miller, Henry (By Robert Snyder):

  • Edition: First edition, first printing
  • Quantity available: 1
Los Angeles: Nash Publishing. 1973. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper 'For Robbie Robertson / A Fan of Henry Miller is a friend of mine, with admiration / Robert Snyder / 1.11.89.' Further signed by Henry Miller and Robert Snyder to the title page. A near fine copy in very good dustwrapper. An excellent copy. . Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

Bookseller: Lucius Books (North Yorkshire, United Kingdom)

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The Cosmological Eye
  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions. (1939). First. First edition, first state. A word from the publisher by James Laughlin. Label illustrated with an eye pasted to front cloth board. Spine ends lightly tanned, else near fine in good only stained dustwrapper with noticeable chips to the spine ends, and tape offsetting on rear panel. Miller's first American publication. .

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)

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