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Little magazines are periodicals that publish experimental and non-conformist work of relatively unknown writers and artists. They are often noncommercial in their outlook and occasionally irregular in their publication. Little magazines played a significant role for the writers and artists who shaped the avant-garde movements like Modernism and Post-modernism across the world in the twentieth century.

Falbalas and Franfreluches by Barbier, George

Paris: Meynial, 1925. First Edition. George Barbier. A complete and excellent set of the five annual issues illustrated with a total of sixty beautiful pochoir plates, complete with decorated pochoir title pages. 'Falbalas and Franfreluches' (Fr...

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MANIKIN NUMBER TWO. GO. GO by Williams, William Carlos

New York: Monroe Wheeler, 1923. Printed string-tied wrappers. Faintest hint of darkening at extreme wrapper edges, as inevitable, otherwise a fine copy. First edition. One of 150 copies printed. Although in principle a single issue of a periodical, thi...

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PAPUA PUNK KOECRANDT 13 by Kaagman, Hugo, and Diana Ozon [a.k.a. Diana Gorenvald] [eds and pub]

[Amsterdam, 1979. 19,[1]pp. Small quarto. Color pictorial self wrappers, stapled. Photomechanically reproduced. Illustrated throughout. About fine. A characteristic number of the Dutch punk- zine edited and published by Hugo Kaagman and Diana Ozon (with ...

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Telephone, Numbers 1, 3, 4, and 5 by Maureen Owen, Editor

New York: The Poetry Project, 1969. 4 RARE early issues of this seminal poetry magazine founded in 1969 by Maureen Owen and printed at The Poetry Project. Numbers 1, 3, 4, and 5. No dates on 3 issues, published 1969-1972. Very Good overall, Issue 1, ...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Illiterati 5 (1948) by Eshleman, William, Tom Polk Miller, Kemper Nomland, Jr., and Kermit Sheets (eds.), William Everson, James Broughton, Brewster Ghiselin, Scott Greer, Lee Mullican, Kenneth Rexroth, Sanders Russell, et al

Pasadena, CA: The Illiterati / Untide Press, 1948. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). Near VG. Wide 8vo, 36pp, stapled wrappers. The rare final issue of this important little magazine, founded at the Camp Angel Civilian Public Ser...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller


NEUROTICA by [Legman, Gershon]

St. Louis & New York: Neurotica Publishing Company, 1952. Whole numbers one through nine. Decorated wrappers (by Lustig). Some general modest soiling and dust smudging to wrappers, a couple small spots to upper wrapper of #8, chip to overlap at top edge ...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


The gentleman's magazine: and Historical chronicle. Volume X. by URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]; JOHNSON, Samuel

1740 1st ed South Carolina Slavery Indians Gentleman's Magazine Samuel Johnson The Gentleman's Magazine was an English periodical which first appeared in 1731. It was published without interrupt for nearly 200 years and was the first of its kind to use t...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


THE OUTSIDER 3 by [Loujon Press]

New Orleans: Loujon Press, 1963. Whole number three of five numbers (in four issues). Pictorial wrappers. Illustrations and plates. Minor use at extremities, but an unusually nice copy, near fine. Edited by Jon and Louise Webb. Contributors to this numbe...

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The Illiterati 4 (Summer 1945) by Sheets, Kermit, and Kemper Nomland (eds.), William Everson, Glen Coffield, Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, Alex Comfort, George Woodcock, et al

Waldport, Oregon: The Illiterati / Untide Press, 1945. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG. Wide 8vo, 28pp, stapled wrappers. Impressive, scarce periodical founded at the Camp Angel Civilian Public Service camp in Waldport, Oreg...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller


Boys‘ Life Magazine, Complete Run, 1959 by Boy Scouts Of America

Boy Scouts Of America, New Brunswick, NJ, 1959; First Edition; Quarto. Full twelve month run of Boy’s Life Magazine for 1959, bound together in publisher’s blue cloth boards with silver titles and official Boy Scout crest impressed on the front. All...

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Boston & Redding, 1933. Volume one number one through volume three, number four. Twelve issues. Printed wrappers. Wrappers of I:1 affected by old damp causing color bleed to prelims and terminal leaves (somewhat offset by a brief inscription from Johns a...

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New Haven and Madison CT, 1948. I:1 through III:4 (12 issues). Three volumes. Contemporary cloth, original wrappers bound in. Cloth a bit dusty and sunned, trace of foxing to endleaves, otherwise very nice. Edited initially by James Angleton and Reed Whi...

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People Today June 18, 1952 Marilyn Monroe on Cvr in White 2 Piece Swimsuit & Heels on Ladder, 6/18/52 , All About Marilyn, Hot Rods & Cold Slabs , MAGAZINE is in Small Wooden Frame by VARIOUS

Hillman Publ Periodicals. SMALL Format Magazine, minor rub WEAR, Cover Story + B/W Center Fold of Marilyn in Negligee, VG+, AS-IS, SOFTCOVER, light Creases Back, Wooden Frame has Former Owner Stamp on Back of it. Soft Cover....



The Illustrated London News by London Magazine

1851 HUGE Illustrated London News Moby Dick 1st Melville 1851 Insurrection A rare mid-19th-century issue of 'The Illustrated London News' bound in a beautiful, leather binding. This series of issues from 1851 to 1852 covers a wide variety of important t...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


THE VILLAGE MAGAZINE [wrapper title] by Lindsay, Vachel

[Springfield: Printed for the Author by Jeffersons Printing Co., 1925. 168pp. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Printed text, as well as text in facsimile of the author's manuscript, and illustrations. Wrappers somewhat soiled, spine chipped with some surface ...

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