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LETTER, Signed

by Rexroth, Kenneth

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Published
1951
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Very Good
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CA: Kenneth Rexroth, 1951. One page, handwritten, Signed, dated. Minor losses at tears at top end; marks in pencil and ink stamp. An original and ephemeral item.. Letter. Very Good.
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ANTHROPOPHAGY

by Darling, Charles W. General

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Published
1886
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Utica, NY: The Oneida Historical Society, 1886. [1st printing] 1886. Stitched and perfect bound; 47pps. Paper covers are fragile and lack small pieces - rear cover barely holdoing on; creased corners are fragile; minor soiling. A rare ephermeral item.. First Edition. Paperback. Good-.
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FLEE THE ANGRY STRANGERS; A Novel of Drug Addicts

by Mandel, George

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Indianapolis & NY: Bobbs-Merrill, 1952. [1st printing](1952) Dj art by Salter. Greenwich Village drug cluture. Early Beat novel. Shows a little wear; tanning; top end a little soiled.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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WITH REVOLVERS AIMED. . .FINGER BOWLS

by Pelieu, Claude (Translated by Mary Beach)(Presented by William S. Burroughs)

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good+ to Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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San Francisco: City Lights & Beach Books, 1967. [1st printing](1967) Perfect bound, trade-sized. Signed by author as well as transltor/publisher, Mary Beach on title page. Minor rubbing, bumps and dings.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good+ to Near Fine.
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BLACK STAR; an Anarchist Review: Undated (Late 1975 or Early 1976)

by Black Star

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Milwaukee, WI: Black Star, 1975. Vol. 1, No. 2. Stapled waps. Cover art by 'Milwaulee Sraf'. Articles and reviews. A little tanning, rubbing, and stress; minor stains to front at upper spine corner.. SingleIssueMagazine. Very Good.
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DOAN'S DIRECTORY of Teh United States: Wonders of America; Latest Edition (1920 -1921)

by Doan's Directory Census Figures

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good-
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$15.00

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Buffalo, NY: The Foster-Milburn Co., 1921. (1921) Census figures for 1920 broken down by state with total and city populations. Tanned; creasing; bumped at spine head... SingleIssueMagazine. Very Good-.
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HAVING BEEN HER (Special Un-Numbered Issue of #Magazine, January, Jan. 1981)

by Jones, Hettie

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
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$30.00

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NY: #Magazine, 1981. Stapled waps. Cover art by Robin Tewes. Inscibed on first page. Foredge bumped with light cover crease.. Signed by Author. Pamphlet. Very Good+.
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SUB-GENRE Issue #21 (about 1998)

by Sub-Genre

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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$10.00

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Safety Harbor, FL: Marcus Koch, 1998. No. 21, undated (about 1998). Stapled wraps. Films, horror, sleaze and more. Scarce and ephemeral item. A little stress; minor creasing; a small tear or two; inscription on front cover in gold pen.. SingleIssueMagazine. Very Good.
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NAUGHTY VERSES

by Albert, Dr. E.

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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Pullman, WA: Kamiaken Distributors, Inc., 1990. [1st printing](1990) Digest-sized, stapled wraps; 34pps. Cover and interiors by Clint Keller. An ephemeral item.A little stress; minor creasing and soiling; slight rubbing.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good+.
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THE VENEREAL PERIL; A Popular Treatise on Venereal Diseases: Their Nature, Course, Symptoms and Prevention

by Holt, William L. MD

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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NY: Eugenics Publishing Co., 1933. [1st printing] 1933. Stapled wraps; 56pps + ads. Short tear with small loss at spine heel; a little creasing and stress; edgewear; minor soiling; tanning.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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SMUT PEDDLER! No. 1 & 2, 1992 & 1993

by Smut Peddler!

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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NY: Miriam Linna, 1992. Vol. 1, No. 1 & 2. Title says it all. Issues 1 & 2, sold as a set. Published and edited by M. Linna, ex-drummer of The Cramps. Stapled wraps. Scarce and ephemeral items. A little stress and rubbing; minor creasing.. SingleIssueMagazine. Very Good.
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INVITATION

by Wieners, John

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Published
1970
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Very Good+ to Near Fine
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San Francisco: Unicorn Press, 1970. [1st printing, 1970] Crinkled paper covered boards with paste on rag-paper label on front; folded broadside within. Limited to 200 copies. Signed and numbered (#191) by author on rear paste-down. kinor soiling and wear.. Signed by Author. Hardcover. Very Good+ to Near Fine. Limited.
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POEM FROM JAIL

by Sanders, Ed

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Published
1963
Condition
Good to Very Good-
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$50.00

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San Francisco: City Lights, 1963. 3rd printing, 1963. Stapled wraps. Covers a little soiled, rear more than front; a little stress; mild tanning.. An original and ephemeral item.. Signed by Author. Pamphlet. Good to Very Good-.
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ARCHIPENKO; Avec 32 Reproductions En Phototypie

by Raynal, Maurice

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Published
1923
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$45.00

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Rome: Editions De 'Valori Plastici', 1923. [1st printing] 1923. Stitched text block with perfect bound wraps; XXXII plates. Pages are uncut at upper edge. Artist Lynd Ward has written his name twice on cover, once in pen and once in pencil. Wraps a little soiled; 1" tear at head; tanning; see scan.. Paperback. Good+ to Very Good-. Association.
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THE FLOATING BEAR, A Newsletter; Issue #9, (June) 1961 ("The System of Dante's Hell": "Roosevelt After Inauguration")

by The Floating Bear (Diane Di Prima & LeRoi Jones, editors)(William Burroughs; Philip Whalen)

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Published
1961
Condition
Good+
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$1,000.00

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NY: Diane Di Prima & LeRoi Jones, 1961. Issue #9. Six pages, heavy paper stock with single staple at upper corner. Includes "From "The System of Dante's Hell: The Eighth Ditch is Drama (Your Tongues Are Fire and Your Strategies Hell Itself)" by LeRoi Jones; "Roosevelt After Inauguration" (subject of a famous obscenity trial) by William Burroughs; "Itchy" (poetry) by… Read more
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Whitby, Old Market Place: Sylvester Reed, 1951. [1st printing] 1851. Orange wraps; 88pps + endpage; map attached at ffep verso; illustrated. Stains to front; creased with fairly heavy wear; tanning; loss at lower fforedge corner of ffep; other smaller corner losses; lean; pages tanning; one section of map fold separated. A scarce ephemeral item.. First Edition. Paperback. Good-.
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image of Cunard Line; ROYAL & UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS; EUROPE AMERICA; PASSENGER LIST; Liverpool to New York, October 10th, 1914, with List of Second Cabin Passengers per R.M.S. "Mauretania", Captain J. T. W. Charles and Staff-Captain J. Marshall

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Liverpool: Cunard Steam Ship Co., 1914. [1st printing] 1914. White wraps; 12pps + tipped in map; illustrated. Small chip to rear foredge; a little stress with minor edge tears. An ephermeral item.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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THE LOVE BOOK

by Kandel, Lenore

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Published
1966
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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San Francisco: Stolen Paper Review Editions, 1966. [1st printing, 1966] Dark brown printing on wraps; olive green endpages, with publisher's name, but no address, printed in verso of rear endpage; text printed sideways on rectos. Of historical as well as poetical interst. Seized by police November 15, 1966, this book of poetry (with "To F*ck with Love"), was part of… Read more
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MANET; Avec 33 Reproductions En Phototypie

by Severini, Gino

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Published
1924
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$45.00

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Rome: Editions De 'Valori Plastici', 1924. [1st printing] 1924. Stitched text block with perfect bound wraps; XXXII plates. Artist Lynd Ward has written his name twice on cover, once in pen and once in pencil. Some pages have been separated at top end, a couple roughly, but at many remain uncut; wraps a little soiled; sticker pull to front; tanning;… Read more
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NESTORIAN MONUMENTS AND SIMILAR PROBLEMS (Reprinted from The Asiatic Review, July 1, 1925)

by Smythe, B. E, F.R.G.S.

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Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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London: East and West Ltd., 1926. [1st printing](about 1926). Stitched orange wraps; 16pps. Tanning; edgewear; bends, folds and creases; stress with end bumps and short tear at head; note on reprinting in pen inside cover and correction to front cover title in same; sticker ghost on front. "Curious and rare.". First Edition. Paperback. Good.
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