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A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT'S DREAM : A CRITICAL GUIDE

by Buccola, Regina (ed.); [Dorothea Keller, Jeremy Lopez, Tom Clayton, Paul Menzer, Mathhew Woodcock, Annaliese Connolly, Tripthi Pillai, Adrienne Eastwood]; [William Shakespeare]

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Published
2010
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781847061355
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$60.00

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London: Continuum, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. xii,212 pp. Publisher's cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Near fine.
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THE ICONOGRAPHY OF HELL ... EARLY DRAMA, ART, AND MUSIC SERIES, 17

by Davidson, Clifford, and Thomas H. Seiler (eds.); [Pamela Sheingorn, Barbara D. Palmer, Philip Butterworth, Richard Rastall, Ann Faulkner, Peter Meredith, Cecile Williamson Cary]

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Published
1992
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781879288027
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$50.00

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Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. xii,215 pp. plus 23 plates. Original pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrappers. Near fine. Essays include Pamela Sheingorn's "'Who Can Open the Doors of His Face?' The Iconography of Hell Mouth," Barbara D. Palmer's "The Inhabitants of Hell: Devils," Philip Butterworth's "Hellfire: Flame as… Read more
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FIRST PERSON : A JOURNAL OF TRAVEL, MEMOIRS & HUMOR (FIRST ISSUE / FALL 1960) [including Edward Gorey's LEAVES FROM A MISLAID ALBUM]

by Elevitch, M. D. (ed.); Thornton Wilder, Mark Twain, W. D. Howells, Patrick Brophy, Diana Athill, Allan Seagar, Edward Gorey, Ford Madox Ford, R. W. Lid, Robert Hellman, Anne Halley, Curtis Zahn, and Don Marie

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Published
1960
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Rockport, Massachusetts, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Gorey, Edward. 86,[2] pp., containing numerous in-text and full-page illustrations. Pictorial wrappers. Wrappers lightly shelf-worn. Very good to near fine. First issue of a short-run literary magazine, including the first (partial) publication of Edward Gorey's story-without-words, LEAVES FROM A MISLAID ALBUM. LEAVES here contains eight full-pages illustrations of 17 that… Read more
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RUBAIYAT OF ACCOUNT OVERDUE

by Morley, Christopher

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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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THE DAY FIVE THOUSAND FISH DIED IN THE CHARLES RIVER

by Spicer, Jack

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Pleasant Valley New York: Kriya Press, 1967. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Broadside, 16 x 11 inches. Numbered 80 of 100 copies. Light wear at edges. Near fine. One of the first six broadsides printed at the Kriya Press, in the year it was founded at the Sri Ram Ashrama in Pleasant Valley.
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BOWERY PRESS PRESENTS MANO-MANO

by Rios, Frank; James Ryan Morris; and Tony Scibella

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Published
[1970]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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[Denver]: Bowery Press, [1970]. First Edition. Broadside. Very good. [ca. 1970]. Broadsheet, 17 x 11 inches. Illustration of a bottle of "Moon Juice" and three shot glasses on recto. Horizontal fold, as issued. Some toning. Very good. Bowery Press broadsheet containing poems by latter-day Beat poets Frank Rios, James Ryan Morris, and Tony Scibella.
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KING SOLOMON'S MAGNETIC QUIZ - FOR R C

by Wieners, John

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Pleasant Valley New York: Kriya Press, 1967. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Broadside, 16 x 11 inches. Numbered 35 of 100 copies. Light wear at edges. Near fine. One of the first six broadsides printed at the Kriya Press, in the year it was founded at the Sri Ram Ashrama in Pleasant Valley.
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WHEN THE DRUMS STOPPED

by Oppenheimer, Joel

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Pleasant Valley New York: Kriya Press, 1967. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Broadside, 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 34 of 100 copies. Light wear at edges. Near fine. One of the first six broadsides printed at the Kriya Press, in the year it was founded at the Sri Ram Ashrama in Pleasant Valley.
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POEMS FROM PRISON

by Perkoff, Stuart Z.

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Published
1969
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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[Denver]: Bowery Press, 1969. First Edition. Broadside. Very good. Broadsheet, 17 x 11 inches. Printed in black on blue paper. Horizontal fold, as issued. Light discoloration at fold. Very good. Bowery Press Broadsheet No. 3, containing six poems by Beat poet Stuart Perkoff (1930-1974), including "Some Aspects of Prison," "Some Aspects of Being a Junkie," and "Love Is… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Robert Duncan]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1972. Photographs. Near fine. 1972. Image size 6 1/4 x 9 inches, sheet size 11x 14 inches, mat size 12 x 14 3/4 inches. Signed and dated "'72" by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back with clear polyester protective cover. Light soiling and scuffing in mat. Minor soiling in margins of print.… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Herbert Huncke]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1970
Condition
Very good
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$400.00

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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1970. Photographs. Very good. [ca. early 1970s, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back, new archival matting between original mat and print, and… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Angus Maclise]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1970
Condition
Very good
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1970. Photographs. Very good. [ca. early 1970s, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back, new archival matting between original mat and print, and… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Rene Ricard]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1970
Condition
Very good
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1970. Photographs. Very good. [ca. early 1970s, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back, new archival matting between original mat and print, and… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Robert Creeley and His Dog, Spot]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1972. Photographs. Near fine. 1972. Image size 6 1/4 x 9 inches, sheet size 11x 14 inches, mat size 12 x 14 3/4 inches. Signed and dated "'72" by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back with clear polyester protective cover. Light soiling and scuffing in mat. Minor soiling in margins of print.… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Edwin Denby]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1970
Condition
Near fine
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1970. Photographs. Near fine. [1970, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back, new archival matting between original mat and print, and clear polyester… Read more
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[Portrait Photograph of Gerard Malanga with His Father, Gerardo Malanga]

by Malanga, Gerard

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
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[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1972. Photographs. Near fine. [1972, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new archival back, new archival matting between original mat and print, and clear polyester… Read more
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I REMEMBER

by Brainard, Joe

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Published
1970
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Angel Hair Books, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 10 inches tall. [36] pp. Pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled. Covers lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, else near fine. One of 700 unnumbered copies (of a total of 726) printed for Angel Hair Books by Chapel Press in Williamstown, Massachusetts. First edition of Brainard's celebrated prose-poem memoir. In 2001,… Read more
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MORE I REMEMBER

by Brainard, Joe

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Angel Hair Books, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 10 inches tall. [42] pp. Pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled. Covers lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, else near fine. One of 800 unnumbered copies (of a total of 826) printed for Angel Hair Books by Chapel Press in Williamstown, Massachusetts. First edition of Brainard's first follow-up to his 1970… Read more
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MUCKLEFOOT MISCELLANY

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

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Published
1960
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$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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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD / UBIT' PERESMESHNIKA

by Lee, Harper; Nora Gal' & Raisa Oblonskaya (translators)

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Published
1964
Condition
Good
Edition
First Russian Book Edition
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$750.00

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Moscow: Molodaya Gvardia, 1964. First Russian Book Edition. Hardcover. Good. 351,[1] pp., with several in-text illustrations. Cloth-backed pictorial paper over boards. Early Russian ink inscription and inkstamp on rear pastedown. A few small scribbles in blue ink on covers and ink stains on cloth. Edges of boards lightly worn, front hinge cracked. Contents lightly toned, but surprisingly fresh… Read more
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