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C Comics #1 and #2 (All Published)

by Berrigan, Ted, Brainard, Joe, Padgett, Ron, Ashbery, John, O'Hara, Frank, Guest, Barbara et al.

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Derringer Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$2,250.00

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New York: Lorenz Gude and Boke Press, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Complete in two volumes we offer C Comics #1 and 2 together as a set. Classic New York School collaborations with Joe Brainard artist and a host of first and second generation New York School poets adding text and general tomfoolery. C Comics… Read more
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Homer's Art (Signed)

by Notley, Alice

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Derringer Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Canton: Institute of Further Studies, 1990. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paper 8vo. 23 pp. A poetry chapbook. SIGNED by Ms. Notley on the title page. Very good condition in stapled wrappers with cover illustration by Guy Berard.
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In The Pines (Inscribed)

by Notley, Alice

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Derringer Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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New York: Penguin Books, 2007. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Trade paperbound original volume of poems by Notley. 131 pp. A fine copy. This copy has been nicely INSCRIBED by Notley to a fellow poet on the title page.
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Byzantine Parables (Inscribed)

by Notley, Alice

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Derringer Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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Cambridge: Poetical Histories, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Loose sheets laid into printed and illustrated covers. Published as Poetical Histories No. 45 in a slender edition of only 200 copies. Internally fine. The very top of the front cover is faintly folded. INSCRIBED by Notley on the limitation page.
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The Descent of Alette (Inscribed)

by Notley, Alice

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Derringer Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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New York: Penguin Books, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound original book. 150 pp. Called "a feminist epic" on the rear cover. Price sticker afixed to rear cover, else a fine copy. Paper lightly toned. This copy has been Briefly INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. A strangely… Read more
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Close to me & Closer... (The Language of Heaven) and Desamere (Signed)

by Notley, Alice

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Derringer Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$80.00

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No Place: O Books, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Tall trade paperbound book. The correct first printing of these two "fictions, poetic sequences with story shapes and characters." per the author's introduction. Fine condition in bound photo-illustrated wrappers. SIGNED by Ms. Notley on the title page. Scarce in the first printing. New York… Read more
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Making A Living

by Greenwald, Ted (Gordon Matta-Clark)

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Derringer Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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$350.00

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New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1973. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 4to. With front and back cover art by Gordon Matta-Clark. A very good plus example of this book by the New York School poet. Uncommon early work. Unpaginated and printed on rectos only.
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The Sonnets

by Berrigan, Ted (Cover Artwork by Joe Brainard)

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Derringer Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,000.00

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New York: Lorenz and Ellen Gude, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. True first edition of Berrigan's first major book. Cover design by Joe Brainard. Edited by Ron Padgett. One of 300 copies. This one unnumbered like most copies we have handled. A clean very good copy in stapled wrappers. Paper loss to rear blank cover… Read more
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Homage To Frank O'Hara (Big Sky 11/12)

by Berkson, Bill and Joe LeSueur, Editors

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Derringer Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Bolinas: Big Sky, 1978. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall trade paperbound book. Illustrated with photographs. Contributions by Alex Katz, Kenneth Koch, Ted Berrigan, John Ashbery and dozens more. Small inked date notation to the front endpaper else this is a clean handsome very good copy.. 223 pp.
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Other Flowers Uncollected Poems

by Schuyler, James

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Derringer Books
Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. 220 pp. Edited by James Meetze and Simon Pettet. A handsome near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper.
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Joan Mitchell Works On Paper 1965 - 1992

by Art - Mitchell, Joan

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Derringer Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Germany: Steidl, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Tall, hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. First edition of the first major retrospective of this talented New York School painter. This, a fine unread copy, still in shrinkwrap. A large and heavy book.
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Two Scenes (Inscribed Poetry Broadside)

by Ashbery, John

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Derringer Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$175.00

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No Place: Swamp Press, 2006. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good. Tall, narrow sheet of yellow paper. A poetry broadside with a single poem entitled Two Scenes (which was originally published in Ashbery's book of poems, Some Trees). The broadside measures nearly 9" wide x 18 1/4" tall. Designed by Karen Donovan for the Juniper… Read more
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Turandot and Other Poems (Inscribed by Ashbery)

by Ashbery, John with illustrations by Jane Freilicher

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Derringer Books
Published
1953
Condition
Fair
Edition
First edition
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$1,500.00

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New York: Tibor De Nagy Gallery, 1953. First edition. Paperback. Fair. First edition of the poet's first book of poems. #13 of 300 copies printed in delicate paper wrappers. A notoriously fragile production, this copy is only in fair condition. Interior pages are loose from the decorated covers which show much chipping and wear with… Read more
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Locus Solus III-IV (Double Issue 3 and 4)

by O'Hara, Frank, Di Prima, Diane, Ashbery, John et al.

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Derringer Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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France: Locus Solus Press, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Good. First edition. Double issue of this poetry magazine given over almost entirely to New York School considerations. Edited by Harry Mathews, James Scuyler, John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch. Paper tanned with age. Short dog-ears to several pages. Still well-bound, but the lower front corner… Read more
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The Crystal Lithium

by Schuyler, James

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Derringer Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Early Printing
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Random House, 1972. Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Uncommon hardbound of the author's fourth volume of poems. 96 pp. Dark brown cloth backstrip over decorated boards. A sound very good copy in clipped dustwrapper with some toning to the spine colors. We are selling this as an early, but not first printing… Read more
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Back In Boston Again (Inscribed by Berrigan)

by Tom Clark, Ron Padgett and Ted Berrigan

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Derringer Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Telegraph Books, 1972. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. First edition of this slender poetry volume with cover photograph by Rudy Burckhardt. 48 pp. Includes a foreword by Aram Saroyan. In near fine condition in bound photo-illustrated wrappers (photo by Rudy Burckhardt). This copy has been INSCRIBED at length by Berrigan and dated… Read more
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100 Multiple Choice Questions (Signed)

by Ashbery, John

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Derringer Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Adventures in Poetry, 2000. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. One of 500 unnumbered copies. A fine copy in sewn illustrated wrappers. An attractive production. SIGNED by Ashbery and uncommon thus.
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$200.00
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Clear The Range

by Berrigan, Ted

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Derringer Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. First edition in bound wrappers. One of 750 copies. Near fine condition. Very nice copy of a strangely uncommon title.
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$150.00
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Folder 4

by O'Hara, Frank, Elmslie, Kenward et al.

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Derringer Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Folder, 1956. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Fourth and final issue of this poetry magazine produced in small quantities in decorated folder with art by Grace Hartigan. Contributions by Frank O'Hara, Kenward Elmslie, Peter Hanke, Stepane Mallarme and others. Includes an original serigraph by Felix Pasilis. Contents in near fine condition. Folder itself is… Read more
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Santa Dip (Signed Limited Broadside)

by Padgett, Ron

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Derringer Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New Orleans: Trembling Pillow Press, 2007. First edition. Loose Sheets. Fine. Single sheet poetry broadise. Measures 6 x 9" tall. This is number 29 of only 75 hand-numbered and SIGNED copies. With two small unattributed illustrations. A fine example.
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$75.00