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51.

The Invention of Solitude
New York: SUN, 1982. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 174pp. Bookplate signed by Auster loosely laid in. Some trivial wear at spine ends, else Fine. Auster's first full-length work of prose.
[Item #18844]
Price: $85.00
 
The Invention of Solitude
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Facing The Music
Barrytown: Station Hill Press, 1980. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 1000 copies. Slim octavo; glossy, illustrated wrappers printed in black and blue; [16pp]. Bookplate signed by Auster loosely laid in. A Fine copy. A slim volume of poems, most of which first appeared in the pages of Ironwood and Pequod.
[Item #18843]
Price: $75.00
 
Facing The Music
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Wall Writing
Berkeley: The Figures, 1976. First Edition. First Printing, one of 500 copies. Slim octavo; illustrated wraps, with titles printed in black on spine and front panel; 64pp. A few pinpoint rubs to extremities, else Fine. An early collection of the author's poetry, and a notably attractive copy.
[Item #18841]
Price: $175.00
 
Wall Writing
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The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]
New York: Living Hand, 1976. First Edition. First Printing, one of 500 numbered copies. Octavo; pale gray wrappers with French flaps, with titles printed in crimson on spine and front panel; 75pp. Signed by Auster on the title page. A Fine copy without flaws. Collection of poems by Du Bouchet...
[Item #18838]
Price: $250.00
 
The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]
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Direction - Vol.3, No.3 (March, 1940)
Darien, CT: Direction, 1940. First Edition. The Easter issue of Direction, which focused on social action, with a particular interest in the plight of the migrant worker. This issue contains a notably early contribution by Woody Guthrie entitled "Songs of the Migratious Trail" (pp.6-7), which would go on to be...
[Item #18835]
Price: $400.00
 
Direction - Vol.3, No.3 (March, 1940)
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A Beginning on the Short Story
Yonkers: The Alicat Bookshop Press, 1950. First Edition. One of 750 copies. Slim octavo; stapled wrappers; 23pp. Hint of sunning to extremities, else Fine. An address delivered in the Fall of 1950 to students of the University of Washington, in Seattle.
[Item #18826]
Price: $35.00
 
A Beginning on the Short Story
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Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics
Washington, NJ: Times Change Press, 1972. First edition, paperback issue (there was a simultaneous issue in boards). Covers rubbed; internally fresh and unmarked; Very Good reading copy.
[Item #18823]
Price: $20.00
 
Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics
58.

Malone Dies [Limited Edition]
New York: Grove Press, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover issue limited to 500 numbered copies, this being #438. Octavo; cream-colored canvas, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; 120pp. Small bookplate to center of front pastedown, else a Fine copy, lacking the original glassine dustjacket. The second novel...
[Item #18807]
Price: $450.00
 
Malone Dies [Limited Edition]
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You'll Have Had Your Hole
London: Methuen Drama, 1999. First UK Edition. First Impression. Slim octavo; illustrated wrappers; 63pp, [6]. A Fine copy of Welsh's first original stage play, where two inner city thugs take the law into their own hands to satisfy their craving for fun, fear and a warped sense of justice.
[Item #18803]
Price: $20.00
 
You'll Have Had Your Hole
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The Acid House: A Screenplay [Signed]
London: Methuen Film, 1999. First UK Edition. First Impression. Slim octavo; illustrated wrappers; 81pp, [3]; illus. Signed by Welsh on the title page. A Fine copy. The screenplay for the 1998 Paul McGuigan film based on Welsh's short story, illustrated with 8pp of color stills bound at center.
[Item #18802]
Price: $25.00
 
The Acid House: A Screenplay [Signed]
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Poems on the Theatre. Translated by John Berger and Anna Bostock
London: Scorpion Press, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; stiff card wrappers; 22pp. Wrappers toned and lightly soiled; text fresh and unmarked; Very Good to Near Fine.
[Item #18795]
Price: $25.00
 
Poems on the Theatre. Translated by John Berger and Anna Bostock
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Progress
[Chicago: Muhammad's Mosque No.2], 1970. Progress was issued as a pictorial insert in most issues of Muhammad Speaks, the official publishing organ of the Nation of Islam. Themes vary, but the artwork presented is all motivational/inspirational. Conceptually, much of it appears to have been conceived by Elijah Muhammad and executed...
[Item #18782]
Price: $75.00
 
Progress
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The Path Doubles Back
New York: Red Ozier Press, 1982. First, Limited Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; [16]pp; illus. Number 185 of 185 copies, with an illustration by David Craven. Signed by author, translator, and illustrator. Very Fine; an essentially as-new copy.
[Item #18735]
Price: $125.00
 
The Path Doubles Back
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The Floating Opera
London: Secker & Warburg, 1968. First UK Edition. Octavo. Maroon cloth boards; dustjacket; 247pp. Fine copy in a crisp, unclipped jacket with pinpoint rubbing at extremities; very Near Fine. With author-signed bookplate laid in. The first British edition of Barth's first book, originally published in the U.S. in 1956. This...
[Item #18731]
Price: $75.00
 
The Floating Opera
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From An Abandoned Work
London: Faber & Faber, 1958. First Edition. Original silk-screened wrappers; 22pp. Trivial fading to base of rear wrapper, else fully Fine. A scarce early Beckett piece, rarely found in excellent condition.
[Item #18730]
Price: $85.00
 
From An Abandoned Work
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Art Vandals
Stockholm: Riksutstallningar, 1996. First Edition. Documentation and critical analysis of 12 cases of destruction of museum artworks by vandals. All examples illustrated. Small, slim octavo; 35pp; illus. Printed stiff card wrappers, clean, tight and unmarked.
[Item #18724]
Price: $45.00
 
Art Vandals
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The Story of Jazz: an Account of the Origin and Development of Hot Music
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1946. First Edition. A brief treatise on American popular music, by the author of such other classics as "Superfluous Hair and Its Removal" (1938) and "Chastity Safeguards" (1947). A less-common Haldeman-Julius title; not widely seen in the trade, fewer than a dozen copies located via OCLC. Staple-bound...
[Item #18721]
Price: $50.00
 
The Story of Jazz: an Account of the Origin and Development of Hot Music
68.

How the Talkies Talk: an Easily Understood Account of the Development of the Talking Pictures and the Principles upon which They Are Based
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1938. First Edition. Number 12 in the Haldeman-Julius series "The ABC Library of Living Knowledge." McCabe, best known for his anticlerical writings, here undertakes to demystify the motion picture industry for a working-class audience. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 28pp + ads. Text slightly toned, else fine.
[Item #18720]
Price: $25.00
 
How the Talkies Talk: an Easily Understood Account of the Development of the Talking Pictures and the Principles upon which They Are Based
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Kate Bender The Kasas Murderess: The Horrible History of an Arch Killer
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1944. First Edition. Only edition of this Kansas murder narrative, recounting the exploits of the notorious Bender family, a Kansas farm family suspected in the murders of at least 12 passersby between 1871-73. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed coated paper wrappers; 24pp. Text slightly toned, else fine.
[Item #18719]
Price: $20.00
 
Kate Bender The Kasas Murderess: The Horrible History of an Arch Killer
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Theodore Roosevelt on Race - Riots - Reds - Crime
West Sayville, NY: Probe Publishers, 1968. First Edition. Anthology of TR's more offensive statements on race, poverty, and political action, removed from context, compiled, and with a rather loopy foreword by his youngest son Archibald. A famously incendiary right-wing nut job title, once ubiquitous, now somewhat uncommon in the trade...
[Item #18718]
Price: $40.00
 
Theodore Roosevelt on Race - Riots - Reds - Crime
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Songs & Dances / Poems
Prince, WV: Unrealist Press, 1977. First Edition. West Virginia poet's scarce second book. His first, "D.C. Images and Other Poems," was highly praised by Donald Hall and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1975. Laska a seminal figure in the Appalachian literary renaissance of the Seventies, and...
[Item #18717]
Price: $75.00
 
Songs & Dances / Poems
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5,000,000 Jobs: The Negro at Work in the United States (Color Line Series, Number 2)
New York: National Urban League, 1933. First Edition. Analysis of occupational trends among African-Americans during the Great Depression. Charts and tables.Second in the series of "Color Line" pamphlets dealing with the Black unemployment problem, issued by the Urban League from 1933-38; all are uncommon. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound wrappers; 31pp. Mild...
[Item #18715]
Price: $50.00
 
5,000,000 Jobs: The Negro at Work in the United States (Color Line Series, Number 2)
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The Forgotten Tenth: An Analysis of Unemployment Among Negroes in the United States and its Social Costs: 1932-1933 (Color Line Series, Number 1)
New York: National Urban League, 1933. First Edition. Sociological study of unemployment among African-Americans during the depths of the Great Depression. Illustrated with halftone plates. First in the series of "Color Line" pamphlets dealing with the Black unemployment problem, issued by the Urban League from 1933-38; all are uncommon. Octavo...
[Item #18714]
Price: $85.00
 
The Forgotten Tenth: An Analysis of Unemployment Among Negroes in the United States and its Social Costs: 1932-1933 (Color Line Series, Number 1)
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Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1927. Reprint of Carpenter's radical treatise on sexuality (first published in 1896), a major early statement in favor of women's sexual liberation. Small octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 85pp + ads. Mild wear to extremities; text slightly toned; Very Goode. Published as Haldeman Julius Big Blue Book No. B-41...
[Item #18713]
Price: $20.00
 
Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes
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The Sexual Life of Man, Woman and Child
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1927. First Edition. Frank and relatively enlightened essays on sesxual hygiene, from one of the only purveying publishers of same in 20s & 30s America. Small octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 63pp. Text toned; small nick to upper margin of final 10 or so leaves; Very Good. Published as...
[Item #18712]
Price: $40.00
 
The Sexual Life of Man, Woman and Child

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