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Blues for Momma and Other Low Down Stuff

Blues for Momma and Other Low Down Stuff

by Raven, John

Detoit, MI: Broadside Press, 1971. First printing stated. Staplebound pamphlet of short poems by the Black Arts Movement poet. Very good plus with small institutional stamp to first text page. Reasonably rare. 32 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
Item Price
$45.00
The Cloud

The Cloud

by Matthews, William

Barn Dream Press, 1971. Edition of 400 unsigned softcover copies. Very good with rubbing to (black) front cover, minor soil to (white) back cover. Unpaginated.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.
Item Price
$35.00
A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: A Psychological Thriller. (SIGNED, LETTERED EDITION)

A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: A Psychological Thriller. (SIGNED, LETTERED EDITION)

by Rendell, Ruth

Blakeney, Glos: England: Scorpion Press, 1998. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy. With an appreciation by Carol O'Connell. Only 16 LETTERED DELUXE COPIES were produced for private distribution and were SIGNED by both RENDELL and CAROL O'CONNELL. THIS IS LETTER "K". Very fine in green goatskin with five raised bands, with green patterned marble paper sides with green top edge and green end papers in transparent dust wrapper. Laid in is a note typed on Scorpion Press letterhead... Read more
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$552.00
Pacific Scene

Pacific Scene

by Ballis, George (editor)

Fresno, CA: George Ballis, 1965. First printing. 23 pp., 8.5 x 11 inches. Stapled into printed wrappers. The Liberal democrat, launched in 1960, was an alternative magazine covering politics from a California perspective. With this issue (and a new editor/publisher), the name was changed to Pacific Scene, to emphasize its independence, and counter the mistaken impression (despite the deliberately lower-case “d” in its original name) that the magazine was somehow connected to the Democratic Party. Five... Read more
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$35.00
THE RELUCTANT HANGMAN & OTHER STORIES OF CRIME.

THE RELUCTANT HANGMAN & OTHER STORIES OF CRIME.

by Allen, Grant

Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: Aspen Press, 1973. 1st ed, thus. A fine, unread copy in stiff card cover wraps. Limited editon of 500 copies. Classics of detective fiction taken from the pages of the Strand Magazine, with original magazine illustrations by Alfred Pearse and Sidney Paget. 55 pages. An increasingly diffucult book to find.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. Limited Edition.
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$16.80
GUARDIAN ANGEL  ***SIGNED/ LIMITED EDITION***

GUARDIAN ANGEL ***SIGNED/ LIMITED EDITION***

by Paretsky, Sara

Bristol: England: Scorpion Press, 1992. 1st ed. LIMITED EDITION, one of 99 numbered copies (this being #45) SIGNED by the author. Appreciation by Frances Fyfield. Scorpion Press books are hand made, bound in quarter-leather with marbled boards and acetate jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Quarter-Leather. Fine/Fine. Limited/ Numbered Edition.
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$96.00
THE BRIMMING CUP AND POTSHERDS. POEMS.

THE BRIMMING CUP AND POTSHERDS. POEMS.

by MacIntyre, Carlyle

Harry Ward Ritchie., Pasadena. Near fine. 1930. 8vo, gray-green stitched wrappers. 32, (2)pp. Title printed in re d & black. Edition limited to 200 copies printed by Harry Ward Ri tchie at the press in the old Abbey of San Encino. Very good-near fine. No chips or tears but two small [1/8”] stains on front c over to the right of the title. .
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$75.00
The Tragedy of Errors & Others: With Essays and Tributes to Recognize Ellery Queen's Seventieth Anniversary (LIMITED EDITION)

The Tragedy of Errors & Others: With Essays and Tributes to Recognize Ellery Queen's Seventieth Anniversary (LIMITED EDITION)

by Queen, Ellery

Norfolk: VA: Crippen & Landru, 1999. First Edition. LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 250 numbered copies, this being #193. Accompanying each copy is a separately printed pamphlet, reproducing in reduced size original manuscript and typescript pages of The Tragedy of Errors. Published in honor of the 70th anniversary of the first Queen novel it is the first completely new Queen book in almost 30 years. It is the lengthy and detailed plot outline for the final, but never published EQ novel. It also contains... Read more
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$96.00
Psalms of Redemption

Psalms of Redemption

by Cheatwood, Kiarri T-H

Detroit: Lotus Press, 1983. Stated first printing. Very good with taped-over surface tear to back of cover over, partially-removed price sticker from Grolier Bookshop. Rare. 50 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.
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$40.00
The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage

by Paul Metcalf

Jargon 78. Experimental fiction in three parts: Ludd, Efik and Orca, referring to three commodities: the looms that the Luddites feared, slaves, and whales. Pictorial dust jacket over stiff black paper cover. [63] pages. Slight shelf wear at edges and top of dust jacket.
"About Genoa (Jargon 43), Metcalf remarked in passing: 'I have written a wicked book, etc., etc., etc.' With The Middle Passage, we need a blurb saying: 'I have written a dark book, etc., etc.' And what a coal-hole! An unbearable... Read more
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$15.00
Bone Planet

Bone Planet

by Hammer, Louis

Kayak Press / City Lights, 1967. Edition of 800 copies, designed and printed by George Hitchcock. Illustrated with blue & red woodblock prints. Cover consists of handmade tissue paper wrap, glued to a cardstock cover, and is very fragile and chipping/worn at edges and spine. Text block very good plus. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Book.
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$40.00
Madeira & Toasts for Basil Bunting’s 75th Birthday

Madeira & Toasts for Basil Bunting’s 75th Birthday

by Jonathan Williams, ed

Jargon 66. Poems, letters, essays and remembrances compiled by the Jargon Society to celebrate Basil Bunting's 75th birthday, with contributions from over 90 individuals who see themselves as peers or inheritors of his work. Each contribution is unique and warmly reverent. One of 1250 copies issued for private distribution. [122] pages, double foldout frontispiece, 1 color illustration foldout. Bound in semigloss pictorial wrappers with front cover drawing by Ron Kitaj and back cover photograph by Ray... Read more
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$25.00
Poems from Mexico

Poems from Mexico

by Gresser, Seymour

Goosetree Press, 1964. Self-covered pamphlet. Signed on inside front cover. Very good minus with spotting to cover. 8 pp.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.
Item Price
$65.00
SLEEPING BEAUTIES Deluxe Limited Gift Edition of only 1,750 Illustrated [Sealed]

SLEEPING BEAUTIES Deluxe Limited Gift Edition of only 1,750 Illustrated [Sealed]

by Stephen King, Owen King

Cemetery Dance Publications. Used; Like New. Cemetery Dance 2019 Slip Cased Hardcover Book Condition: New Special Features Exclusive to this Collector's Edition: Deluxe oversized design (7 inches X 10 inches) featuring two color interior printing Printed on a heavy interior specialty acid-free paper stock that is much thicker than the paper in a normal trade edition Featuring two colors of hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding Deluxe bindings for... Read more
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$250.00
1717 P St., N.W., And Other White Places on the Map: A Book of Poems

1717 P St., N.W., And Other White Places on the Map: A Book of Poems

by Hoegberg, Norman

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Beanbag Press, 1969. First printing (NAP). A collection of sundry poems, some previously published in various literary magazines. Beanbag Press was the imprint of poet Sam Cornish, and published several books, including one of his own. Although the title might seem to be a racial reference, it is not, according to the poet's preface, but rather an allusion to the unknown. Book very good with light stains to cover. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$35.00
ALL CREATURES DARK AND DANGEROUS  [Signed, Limited Edition]

ALL CREATURES DARK AND DANGEROUS [Signed, Limited Edition]

by Allyn, Doug

Norfolk: VA: Crippen & Landru, 1999. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 200 copies (this being #100) SIGNED and numbered by the author. Accompanying each copy is a seperately printed pamphlet, "Saint Margaret's Cat". 7 stories and an introduction by the author, with 2 of the stories winning the Ellery Queen Readers Award. All feature veterinarian Dr. Dave Westbrook and his one-eyed, three - legged cat, Franken Kat.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth.... Read more
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$72.00
Long Dongs

Long Dongs

by Blazek, Douglas, Steve Richmond and Joe Nickell

Cleveland, OH: 7 Flowers Press, 1966. Staplebound in wraps and printed on multicolored paper. Inscribed by Joe Nickell to another poet. Text pages photocopied and typewritten. Cover design by Beorna. Very good with two chips/tears to wraps at back panel. Very rare, particularly signed. Unpaginated.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
Item Price
$450.00
THE LIES OF FAIR LADIES (Signed, Lettered Edition)

THE LIES OF FAIR LADIES (Signed, Lettered Edition)

by Gash, Jonathan

Portishead, Bristol: UK: Scorpion Press, 1991. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy, in clear protective jacket. Very scarce. ONLY 20 LETTERED DELUXE COPIES were produced for private distribution and were SIGNED BY BOTH GASH and H.R.F. KEATING who wrote the appreciation. This is LETTER "K". Features the likeable antiques trader Lovejoy. Cream leather with light pastel green marble paper sides, hubbed spine, green top edge and tan end papers. Laid in is a note on Scorpion Press letterhead describing... Read more
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$528.00
Vingt Quatrains [Rubaiyat]

Vingt Quatrains [Rubaiyat]

by Omar Khayyam

Les Baux De Provence, France : Atelier Louis Jou , 1977. Limited Edition. Wraps. Very good. Bauza . 17 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 x 26 cm. Metallic string tied quarto, in handmade paper wraps and envelope. Three/quarter panel envelope, embossed with an Aker, or twin lions, with coordinating two panel exterior folder, embossed title in gilt. Illustrated by Roland Bauza. #49/100, twenty quatrains on handmade Montval paper with the watermark of Louis Jou. Three three wood plate... Read more
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$1,250.00
HARDBOILED MAGAZINE: #25/26 [SIGNED COPY]

HARDBOILED MAGAZINE: #25/26 [SIGNED COPY]

by Lovisi, Gary (ed.) Incl: Ed Gorman, Gary Lovisi, Maxim Jakubowski et al

Brooklyn, NY: Gryphon Pub., 2000. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy in dustjacket. Digest size, decorated wraps, . SIGNED by Lovisi. Illustrated. The magazine has changed it look. The new format is trade paperback with color dustjacket. This large, double issue is over 190 pages and with 33 original stories all published here for the first time.. Signed. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. As New/Fine. Illus. by Rick Hudson. Trade Paperback.
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$24.00
Letter in a Klein Bottle

Letter in a Klein Bottle

by John Menapace

Jargon 97. A sequence of 60 photographs by John Menapace, published in September 1984 in conjunction with an exhibition by the photographer at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Introduction by Donald B. Kuspit. Afterword by Jonathan Williams. [8], 60, [16] pages. Bound in warm gray cloth with pictorial dust jacket. NEW, from publisher's stock.
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$25.00
HARDBOILED MAGAZINE: #27/28

HARDBOILED MAGAZINE: #27/28

by Vachss, Andrew and Gary Lovisi, Stephen Solomita, Joe L. Hensley et al

Brooklyn, NY: Gryphon Pub., 2001. 1st prtg. Digest size, decorated wraps, . Illustrated. The magazine has changed it look. The new format is trade paperback with color card stock covers. This large, double issue is over 200 pages and with 33 original stories all published here for the first time.. 1st Prtg. Pictorial Cover. As New. Illus. by Rick Hudson. Trade Paperback.
Item Price
$21.60
Rhode Island: Eight Poems

Rhode Island: Eight Poems

by Harper, Michael

Pym-Randall, 1981. Edition of 500 copies. Very good plus with slight spotting to inside cover, small bump at top foreedge. Unpaginated.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Book.
Item Price
$40.00
CUDDY PLUS ONE

CUDDY PLUS ONE

by Healy, Jeremiah

Norfolk, VA, U.S.A.: Crippen & Landru, Publishers, 2003. 1st prtg. A fine, unread copy of the trade paperback. Thirteen previously uncollected cases about Cuddt -- including four nominees for the Shamus Award, and two stories that appeared in the annual Best American Stories. As a special bonus, the book adds a "plus one," -- the first short story featuring young female attorney Mairead O'Clare.. 1st Prtg. Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. Trade Paperback.
Item Price
$24.00
Alone and Other Writings

Alone and Other Writings

by Hymes, Edward Charles

Baltimore, MD: Edward Charles Hymes, 1964. Very good minus with sunning to wrap at spine, felt-tipped pen revisions to price on cover, front and back, a few small cover stains. Rare. 42 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.
Item Price
$45.00