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Bring Me Your Love (First Edition, signed by Bukowski and Crumb)

by Bukowski, Charles; R. Crumb (illustrations)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1983
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780876856079
Item Price
$600.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First Edition. First Edition, one of 376 copies (this being No. 345) SIGNED by both author Charles Bukowski and illustrator Robert Crumb. Fine and unread in illustrator boards without dust jacket as issued.
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$600.00
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The Heart is a Muscle (First Edition, 1 of 15 copies with print signed by Hal Hartley)

by Hartley, Hal

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2010
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789186269234
Item Price
$750.00

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Stockholm: Libraryman, 2010. First Edition. First Edition. One of 15 unnumbered copies with a chromogenic print SIGNED by director Hal Hartley affixed to the last leaf. A collection of selected film still photographs from the noted independent filmmaker's oeuvre, beginning with his 1988 debut "The Unbelievable Truth" up to the 2011 film "Meanwhile", with stills from "Amateur"… Read more
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$750.00
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The Heart is a Muscle (First Edition, one of 300 numbered copies)

by Hartley, Hal

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2010
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789186269234
Item Price
$375.00

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Stockholm: Libraryman, 2010. First Edition. First Edition. One of 300 copies (this being No. 177) numbered in silver marker on the rear panel. A collection of selected film still photographs from the noted independent filmmaker's oeuvre, beginning with his 1988 debut "The Unbelievable Truth" up to the 2011 film "Meanwhile", with stills from "Amateur" (1994), "Flirt" (1995),… Read more
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$375.00
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Santa Barbara: Neville Books, 1995. Limited Edition. An unnumbered copy in navy cloth covered boards. SIGNED on the limitation page by the author, and additionally INSCRIBED on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris & Rita / Another slim book of reminiscence. Huh! / Oh well / Jon." Jackson's memoir of his friend… Read more
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$65.00
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Fragments from an Unwritten Autobiography, Volumes I and II (First Edition, inscribed to screenwriter Anita Loos)

by Van Vechten, Carl

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New Haven: Yale Univerity Press, 1955. First Edition. First Edition, two volumes bound in red cloth housed in a black cloth covered slipcase. Issued for Carl Van Vechten's 75th birthday. Warmly INSCRIBED by Van Vechten on the front endpaper of the first volume to noted screenwriter Anita Loos: "For Anita with admiration and love from Carl / Christmas, 1955… Read more
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$750.00
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Surplus Value Books: Catalog Number 13 (Signed Limited Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by Moody, Rick; David Ford

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780967741025
Item Price
$175.00

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Santa Monica: Danger Books, 1999. First Edition. First Edition, one of 174 numbered copies (this being No. 46) SIGNED by the Rick Moody and illustrator David Ford, with this copy further INSCRIBED by Ford to author Chris Offutt: "4 Chris Offutt I did the pictures in this thing." Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short… Read more
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$175.00
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Paris: Club de la Publicite, 1959. Original French program for the award ceremony, "Prix Praline 1959." held at the Etoile and presented by the Publicity Club in Paris, May 25, 1959. From the collection of Christian de la Maziere, addressed to him in holograph ink on the inside. One of 500 copies, this being No. 383, printed May 15,… Read more
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$95.00
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Reminiscensijos [Reminiscences] (Signed First Edition)

by Mekas, Jonas; George Maciunas (designer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: Fluxus Editions, 1972. First Edition. First Edition, one of 250 copies (this being No. 34). Although not called for, this copy SIGNED by Mekas on the verso of the front board. Designed by George Maciunas. Featuring poetry by Mekas alongside photographs of his native Lithuania. Published the same year as his documentary "Reminiscences of a… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Come Back, Dr. Caligari (Advance Preview Edition)

by Barthelme, Donald

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$625.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. First Edition. Advance Preview Edition, preceding the First Edition. Publisher's review slip laid in. Promotional publication of two stories by the author, "Florence Green is 81" and "Me and Miss Mandible," in anticipation of Barthelme's first book, a collection of stories. Loose leaves, mimeograph duplication. Fine, housed in original Near Fine… Read more
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$625.00
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To Skin a Cat (Advance Reading Copy, limited and signed)

by McGuane, Thomas

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1986
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525244608
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Dutton, 1986. First Edition. Advance Reading Copy, preceding the First Edition, a trade softcover original. One of 250 copies of the title story of McGuane's subsequently-published short story collection of the same name (this being No. 109) SIGNED by the author on the front wrapper. Fine and unread, saddle stitched in white wrappers with… Read more
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$75.00
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Alders (Signed Limited Edition)

by Adams, Robert (photographer); Carolyn Dunn (poem)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781590050323
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies, this being No. 55, SIGNED by Robert Adams. Number 12 in the Nazaeli Press One Picture Book series. Containing one tipped in vintage photographic print, four duotone reproductions of photographs by Adams, and three poems by Carolyn Dunn. Scarce. A touch of soil to… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Two Stories: Denton's Death and Let Me Count the Times (Signed Limited Edition)

by Amis, Martin

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1994
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781898154044
Item Price
$325.00

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London: Moorhouse and Sorensen, 1994. First Edition. First Edition. One of 100 copies (this being No. 34) SIGNED by the author, out of a total limitation of 326. The first book publication of Amis' first published story, "Denton's Death," published in the October 1976 issue of "Encounter" magazine, along with "Let Me Count the Times," a revised… Read more
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$325.00
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New York: William Drenttel / Delos Press, 1994. First Edition. First Edition. One of 100 copies (this being No. 74) SIGNED by Paul Auster on the colophon page. Near Fine, with light fading to the spine, without dust jacket as issued.
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$45.00
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Rubber Stamp Publications [Rubber magazine, Vol. 3, No. 4-6] (First Edition)

by Van Barneveld, Art

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$275.00

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Amsterdam: Stempelplaats, 1980. First Edition. First Edition, one of 500 unnumbered copies. A special issue of "Rubber" magazine, cataloging rubber stamp art books from around the world, primarily focused on the late 1970s, but including work from as far back as 1969. Photographs of nearly every titled mentioned on each page. Scarce and odd. Near Fine in… Read more
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$275.00
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A Case of Rape (Signed Limited Edition)

by Himes, Chester

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Targ Editions, 1980. First American Edition, one of 350 copies SIGNED by the author. Cloth quarter binding lightly soiled, else Fine and unread in a Near Fine tissue dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly toned, light edgewear.
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$75.00
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Crooked Bridge Love Society (Limited Edition, inscribed by the author)

by Kelly, Robert

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
Item Price
$150.00

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Annandale, NY: Salitter, 1967. Limited Edition. One of 50 numbered copies (this being No. 3). Though not called for, this copy further affectionately INSCRIBED by the author: "for my dearest Yak, / with all love & dinners, / a tartlet -unexpected- / Boar." Kelly has additionally indicated in red ink two poems to be taken especially seriously by the… Read more
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$150.00
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Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail (First Edition, author's edition with original illustration by Bukowski)

by Bukowski, Charles

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$8,500.00

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Eureka, CA: Hearse Press, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. One of no more than five "author's edition" copies with an original illustration by the author bound in. During the 1970s, Bukowski still had a number of copies of this book and decided to make between three and five unique copies by binding in original artwork or poetry-beginning a practice… Read more
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$8,500.00
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Walk This Way (Deluxe Limited Edition portfolio, copy No. 1, plus Deluxe Limited Edition STEIDL book and accompanying photographic print)

by Bramly, Sophie (photographer); Julien Frydman (editor); Cleo Charuet (designer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2015
Item Price
$50,000.00

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Paris: Editions 213 / Steidl, 2015. Deluxe Limited Edition portfolio. One of five copies (this being copy No. 1) of photographer Sophie Bramly's portfolio of 47 matte finish photographic prints in both black and white and color, depicting the emerging hip hop scene of 1980s New York. Signed and numbered by the photographer on the limitation page, and again… Read more
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$50,000.00
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The Paper Gun (Signed First Edition)

by Browne, Howard

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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Belen, New Mexico: Dennis McMillan, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. One of 350 copies (this being no. 113) SIGNED and numbered by the author and his son, Allen Browne, who designed the dust jacket. Although not called for, this copy additionally signed by Howard Browne on the title page. Near Fine, with a stray ink mark to… Read more
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$125.00
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A Most Wanted Man (Signed Limited UK Edition)

by Le Carre [LeCarre], John

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2008
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340977064
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2008. First Edition. First Edition. One of 1000 copies issued by Waterstone's (this being No. 145) SIGNED by the author. Fine and unread in a Fine matching slipcase, with titles and illustration in foil on both the book and slipcase.
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$300.00