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cover of Hometown (Original broadside, signed by the author)

Hometown (Original broadside, signed by the author)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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1980
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Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1980. Vintage broadside, one of 85 numbered copies (lacking number). SIGNED on the bottom portion by the author. Broadside measuring 9.5 x 13 inches, in an archival mat measuring 16.5 x 19.5 inches. Lightly faded, else Near Fine.
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cover of Shelter (Original broadside excerpt from the 1994 novel)

Shelter (Original broadside excerpt from the 1994 novel)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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Published
1994
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Berkeley: Okeanos Press, 1994. Original broadside excerpt from the 1994 novel, one of 1000 unnumbered copies. 8 x 11.5 inches on handmade paper. Near Fine.
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cover of The Shipping News (Original broadside excerpt from the 1993 novel, signed by the author)

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Berkeley: Black Oak Books, 1994. Original broadside excerpt from the 1993 novel. SIGNED by the author on the bottom edge. The novel was originally published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1993, winning the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and serving as the basis for a 2001 film directed by Lasse Hallstrom and starring Kevin Spacey, Judi Dench,… Read more
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$450.00
cover of The Things They Carried (Original broadside excerpt from the 1990 short story collection)

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Berkeley: Black Oak Books, 1990. Original broadside excerpt from the 1990 short story collection. SIGNED by author Tim O'Brien. O'Brien's sixth book, about the experiences of a platoon of American soldiers during the Vietnam War. 8 x 12.75 inches, mounted on stiff board measuring 9.75 x 14.5 inches. Fine.
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cover of Machine Dreams (Broadside excerpt from the 1984 novel, signed by the author)

Machine Dreams (Broadside excerpt from the 1984 novel, signed by the author)

by Jayne Anne Phillips

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Published
1984
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N.p.: N.p., 1984. Original broadside excerpt from the 1984 novel. SIGNED by Jayne Anne Phillips on the bottom right corner of the leaf. The book was Phillips' first novel, published in 1984 by E.P. Dutton. 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of Archive of material relating to drag racing events in Southern California, 1951-1964

Archive of material relating to drag racing events in Southern California, 1951-1964

by [Auto racing] [San Diego Timing Association] [Americana]

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Published
1964
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$8,500.00

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San Diego: San Diego Timing Association, 1964. Archive of vintage programs, bulletins, flyers, and newspaper clippings published by and relating to the San Diego Timing Association, a foundational sanctioning organization in US drag racing. In postwar America, the return of risk-loving, unmarried ex-GIs with advanced mechanical skills and extra money to spend led to the rise in popularity… Read more
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cover of Archive of 32 photographs and a reward poster for a train accident in Raytown, Missouri, 1970

Archive of 32 photographs and a reward poster for a train accident in Raytown, Missouri, 1970

by [Missouriana] [Train accidents] [Rock Island Railroad] [Pacific Railroad]

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of 32 vintage photographs documenting the October 20, 1970 collision of two trains along the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad line in Raytown, Missouri. Also included in the archive is a single broadside reward poster offering $5000 for information pertaining to the accident. According to a contemporary newspaper article which appeared in… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event, 1934

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Pompton Lakes, NJ: Chivers Motor Company, 1934. Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event sponsored in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey on August 16, 1934. The event was sponsored by the Chivers Motor Company, featuring three Ford cars operated from a distance on the grounds of a local high school. "Magic car" or "phantom auto" shows… Read more
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$300.00
cover of A Bukowski Poetry Contest (Original broadside poster)

A Bukowski Poetry Contest (Original broadside poster)

by [Charles Bukowski] John Martin (publisher)

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Published
1999
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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1999. Original broadside poster advertising a poetry contest for fans of post-Beat poet Charles Bukowski. Issued by Bukowski's longtime publisher, Black Sparrow Press, in collaboration with Copperfield's Books and Music store, and the Sonoma County Independent. The contest was held to commemorate the iconic literary figure, and entries were personally judged… Read more
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cover of Original broadside for a reading at the Royal Albert Hall on June 11, 1965, signed by Trocchi (Topolski's Chronicle, Vol. XIII, Nos. 281-282)

Original broadside for a reading at the Royal Albert Hall on June 11, 1965, signed by Trocchi (Topolski's Chronicle, Vol. XIII, Nos. 281-282)

by Alexander Trocchi (contributor); Feliks Topolski (illustrator);

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Published
1965
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London: Feliks Topolski, 1965. First and only edition. Folded broadside, revealing when unfolded a large scale graphic and textual portrayal of a poetry reading that became a watershed moment in 1960s British counterculture. SIGNED by Alexander Trocchi at the inclusion of his essay. The broadside was published as a part of Topolski's prolific ongoing "Chronicle" series. The… Read more
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Higher Education (Limited Edition Broadside)

by Mary Flannery O'Connor

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
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Winston-Salem, NC: Palaemon, 1980. First Edition. First Edition. One of 100 numbered copies (this being No. 5). Originally published in "The Corinthian," the creative writing journal at Georgia State College for Women, in 1945. Single sheet, 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine Farmer D6, c.1945.3.
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cover of Stanford University: Joseph Brodsky and Circulation of Poetry: A Colloquium (Original Poster)

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University, 2001. Poster advertising a colloquium on Joseph Brodsky at Stanford University on Friday February 23, 2001. Topics include "Joseph Brodsky and the Russian Tradition" and "Joseph Brodsky and the Anglo-American Tradition." Thin, non-glossy tan card stock. 11 x 14 inches. Fine.
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cover of Stanford University: Joseph Brodsky and Circulation of Poetry: A Colloquium (Original Poster)

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University, 2001. Poster advertising a colloquium on Joseph Brodsky at Stanford University on Friday February 23, 2001. Topics include "Joseph Brodsky and the Russian Tradition" and "Joseph Brodsky and the Anglo-American Tradition." Glossy black and white card stock. 11 x 14 inches. Fine.
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cover of He Stood There in the Dark (Signed Broadside, excerpt from "Indian Killer")

He Stood There in the Dark (Signed Broadside, excerpt from "Indian Killer")

by Sherman Alexie

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
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N.p.: Midnight Paper Sales / Hungry Mind, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. One of 90 numbered copies (this being No. 60) SIGNED by the author. An excerpt from Alexie's "Indian Killer," given during a reading at the Hungry Mind in 1996. Near Fine. 10 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches.
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