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THE HANDY GUIDE TO AMAZING PEOPLE
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THE HANDY GUIDE TO AMAZING PEOPLE

by Baxter, Glen

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New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Baxter, Glen. 11 inches tall. [12] leaves, leaves [2]-[12] printed recto only. Patterned covers, side-stapled. Signed by Baxter on the title page. Small dents near staples, very light toning at edges of wrappers, else near fine. 12 portraits of "amazing people" drawn and captioned by Glen "Colonel" Baxter, British artist and poet associated with the New York School. The personalities include a Mrs. Thraxelpod of Trieste, pictured pole-vaulting over a puddle, who "to avoid speaking to her next door neighbour... once travelled over 8,000 miles"; Adolph Milkleg, "The Human Butterfly," seated in a suit and wings upon a branch (he "is an osteopath"); and Mrs. Annie Lugpon, of Venice, who resembles an 18th-century French chevalier and "lives in a two bedroom flat which is shaped like a worm." As an art student in Leeds during the early 1960s, Baxter encountered the… Read more
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THE HELLS GOING ON

THE HELLS GOING ON

by Baer, Tom; Anthony Weir (ill.)

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Downpatrick, Northern Ireland: Dissident Editions, 1999. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Anthony Weir. [32] pp., including two full-page illustrations. Original printed wrappers. Minor abrasion in verso of front wrapper, else fine. Anthony Weir's 28-part poem, "Millennium Maggot," published "in honour of U.G. Krishnamurti / in memory of Vasko Popa (1922-1991) / and the canids of Kosova," with an epigram by Walter Benjamin, appears on versos. Individual poems by Tom Baer, including the title poem concerning his astonishment at the romantic attentions of "a madwoman" and two poems on the Glory Storefront Tabernacle in Edgewater, Florida, face Weir's work on rectos. Illustrated with two photographic illustrations by Weir.
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HE-MAN : AN INTERIM BOOK BROADSIDE : NUMBER ONE

HE-MAN : AN INTERIM BOOK BROADSIDE : NUMBER ONE

by Zawadiwsky, Christine

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New York: Interim Books, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Small quarto. [4] pp. Original printed wrappers, stitched. Light creasing in upper margin and some wear to yapped edges of wrappers, else near fine. Numbered 34 of 250 copies. The first publication of Ukrainian-American poet Christine Zawadiwsky (born 1950) and the first of five "broadsides" published by Kirby Congdon's Interim Press.
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HOGYAN KELL OLVASNI, SZAVALNI, CIKKET IRNI, BESZÉDET TARTANI, VITÁT LERENDEZNI, GYÜLÉST VEZETNI

HOGYAN KELL OLVASNI, SZAVALNI, CIKKET IRNI, BESZÉDET TARTANI, VITÁT LERENDEZNI, GYÜLÉST VEZETNI

by Geréb, József

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[Cleveland]: Bérmunkás az I.W.W. magyar nyelvü lapja, [1932]. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Very good. 6 1/2 inches. 63,[1] pp. In Hungarian. Original printed wrappers, saddle-stapled. Contemporary typescript note tipped in providing English explanation of contents. Later inscriptions in Agnes Inglis's hand in front wrapper verso and p. [1] noting pamphlet as gift from the author to the Labadie Collection (see below); small rectangle in red pencil on front cover. Toning from note on p. [1], light soiling to wrappers. Very good. A worker's and labor organizer's manual in Hungarian, published in Cleveland, where the largest Hungarian population outside Hungary has long resided. Inscriptions and a folded typescript note tipped in at the front show this copy of the manual to have been a gift to the Labadie Collection, a major collection at the University of Michigan built principally by the Detroit-based anarchists Joseph Labadie (1850-1933) and Anna Inglis (1870-1952). The note translates the… Read more
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HORRIBLE SUCESO : FRAGUADO POR EL DEMONIO Y DESTRUIDO POR EL ADMIRABLE Y PORTENTOSO MILAGRO DE...

HORRIBLE SUCESO : FRAGUADO POR EL DEMONIO Y DESTRUIDO POR EL ADMIRABLE Y PORTENTOSO MILAGRO DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE GUADALUPE, ENTRE LOS ESPOSOS MARIA JULIANA DELGADO Y PEDRO GARCÍA

by [Posada, José Guadalupe]

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Mexico City: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, [ca. 1900]. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. José Guadalupe Posada. Halfsheet, approximately 11 3/4 x 8 inches, printed recto and verso. In Spanish. Woodcut illustration, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, and ornamental border in recto. Toning, 3/4-inch marginal closed tear, not affecting text, else fine. News halfsheet illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913), the immortal Mexican printmaker, at the press of celebrated Mexico City publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (1850-1917). Guadalupe's wood engraving depicts the "horrible event" of the prior September at Ocotlán, in which the Virgin of Guadalupe came to the aid of a virtuous, long-battered woman whose husband had secretly sold her to a demon six years earlier, and whom the demon had now come to collect at a mountain monastery. Hearing her weeping and prayers, the Virgin assumed the woman's identity while she slept and presented herself to the demon, who, when he realized… Read more
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HYDROPHOBIA: MEANS OF AVOIDING ITS PERILS AND PREVENTING ITS SPREAD, AS DISCUSSED AT ONE OF THE...

HYDROPHOBIA: MEANS OF AVOIDING ITS PERILS AND PREVENTING ITS SPREAD, AS DISCUSSED AT ONE OF THE SCIENTIFIC SOIREES OF THE SORBONNE

by Bouley, H. [Henri Marie]; A. Liautard (trans.)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First English Language Edition. Softcover. Very good. 61 pp. Original printed wrappers. Faint contemporary pencil ownership signature in upper margin of front wrapper. Some wear to wrappers, unobtrusive tape repair at tail of rear wrapper. Overall very good. First English-language edition of a lecture on rabies delivered before the Sorbonne during a period of outbreak in Europe and North America. The author, Henri Marie Bouley (1814-1885), was a prominent French veterinarian and pathologist.
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