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RUBAIYAT OF ACCOUNT OVERDUE

by Morley, Christopher

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1935
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Printed by Lew Ney for Gotham Book Mart, 1935. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Small quarto. Single sheet folded twice. [4] pp. Lettered "HC" in contemporary red ink in the colophon. Near fine. The "deluxe" edition of a satirical poem composed by Christopher Morley and designed and printed by Lew Ney to help their friend and… Read more
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¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1960
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Thus
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$125.00

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[New York]: Hand set & Printed at Uranian Press by R.O.T. [i.e. Richard O. Tyler], 1960. First Thus. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960]. Broadside, 11 x 8½ inches. Printed in black on salmon paper. Embossed seal of the Uranian Press and rubber stamp of Uranian Tract Society in lower margin. Two horizontal folds, else fine.Fine An early "tract"… Read more
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I CH TH U S : Iesos CHristos THeou Uíos Soter . . . [caption title]

by [Baer, Dorothea (Tyler) [ill.]]

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1962
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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[New York]: Uranian Press, 1962. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Baer, Dorothy [Tyler]. [ca. 1962]. Broadside, approximately 6½ x 5½ inches. Printed in red on green paper. Embossed with seal of Uranian Press in lower margin. Signatures of Dorothea Baer and Richard O. Tyler over rubber stamps of their monograms on verso. Faint toning at bottom edge, else… Read more
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MUCKLEFOOT MISCELLANY

by Kaplan, Victor Lorenz (poetry); Dorothea Baer [Tyler] (woodcuts)

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1960
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Hand set in Caslon Old Face & Priory Text, by M. Martin & C. Skalba, apprentices, & printed at Uranian Press N.Y.C., 1960. First Edition. Broadside. Fine. Tyler, Dorothea Baer. 4 broadsides, approximately 20 x 8½ inches, in original printed paper folder, 21 x 8¾ inches. Printed on tan paper. Signed and numbered in pencil on… Read more
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[R.O.T.]'S 9 GNOSTIC TRACTS 9

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Uranian Press, 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Tyler, Richard; Dorothea Baer; Manuel Narciza. 9 broadsides, 11 x 8½ inches, in original pictorial paper folder, 11½ x 9¾ inches. Broadsides printed in black and red on pale green paper, folder in red on green stiff paper. Numbered in pencil by Tyler over his rubber-stamped monogram on folder… Read more
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THE PLANETS

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1958
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$6,000.00

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New York: Uranian Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Tyler, Richard. Folio. [40] leaves (29 printed), containing wood-block images and text printed in black, red, and blue. Original red linen over boards, printed in black, dyed endpapers. Numbered, signed, and dated 1958 by the author on the flyleaf. Light wear to covers, small red stain in upper-right… Read more
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New York: Uranian Press, 1960. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960] Broadside, approximately 12 x 9 inches, printed on brown paper. Contemporary rubber stamp monogram of Richard O. Tyler. Fine. Early broadside of the Uranian Press, advertising founder Richard Tyler's first exhibition at Judson Gallery, March 25 - April 14, 1960. An April 6 review in the… Read more
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$175.00
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WHAT THE PENCIL WRITES / ORPHEE [Poetry Broadside]

by Laughlin, James; Vanessa Jackson (artist)

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$200.00

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[New York: Grenfell Press], 1986. First Thus. Broadside. Fine. Jackson, Vanessa. Broadside, printed recto and verso, Approximately 10 x 16 inches. One poem facing one color woodcut print on each side, with "What the Pencil Writes" signed in pencil by Laughlin and facing print signed in pencil by Jackson. In English and French. Fine. Two-sided leaf printed by… Read more
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ART

by Bukowski, Charles; Roger Marcus (calligrapher)

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Approximately 4¼ x 3 inches. [15] pp. Original blue wrappers, sewn, printed paper label. Fine, with lightly stained and worn original envelope included. A 1977 New Year's greeting issued gratis to the friends of the Black Sparrow Press. The main text is printed in one calligraphic word per… Read more
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THE BAD GIRL MARIE : A LITTLE MAN BOOK FOR 1942

by Lowry, Robert; [James Flora (ill.)]

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1942
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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[Cincinnati: Little Man Press], 1942. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Flora, James. Approximately 6 1/4 x 5 inches. [16] pp. Original pink pictorial wrappers, saddle stapled, in matching dust jacket. Some wear to jacket, with small abrasion in front panel (not affecting cover image), soft crease at upper edge. Very good to near fine. One of 300 copies… Read more
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THE OUTCAST SEED OR BANDIT SPERM BANK [caption title]

by R.O.T. [i.e. Richard Oviet Tyler]; Ronald Short (ill.)

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W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1961
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Uranian Press, 1961. First Edition. Broadside. Very good. Broadside, approximately 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Contemporary rubber stamp of Uranian Tract Society and embossed seal of Uranian Press. Two early horizontal folds, lightly toned near edges, else near fine. An early Uranian Press broadside, composed by founder Richard Tyler and illustrated with a deep-etch relief print… Read more
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$150.00