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". . . A rare privilege, this, of being an American" A personal note on Gertrude Stein [cover title].

By: Harrison, Gilbert A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Friends of the UCLA Library, 1974

Edition: First Edition

[16] pp.; oblong 12mo; printed orange wrappers; group photo of American volunteers and their French friends in WWI including Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein.Keepsake issued on the occasion of an exhibition of the Gertrude Stein Collection. View more info

A Grain of Wheat, A Writer Begins.

By: Bulla, Clyde Robert.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine, [1985]

Edition: First Edition

Inscribed by the author on half-title. Sm. 8vo; cloth, in pictorial salmon jacket; frontis photograph. Light soil to jacket; jacket spine slightly faded. View more info

A Literary History of Southern California.

By: Walker, Franklin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press, 1950

Edition: First Edition

282 pps.; 8vo; cloth in price clipped dust jacket; faint spot of sticker residue corner of front endpaper. View more info

A Point of View, and an occasional other vagrant vignette or two Illustrated by Phil Little.

By: Harris, Larry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the author, 1953

Edition: 'Family Edition'

Printed by W. P., Edward, and Herman Wobber. 96 pp.; decorative, laminated white paper over boards.Short vignettes of San Francisco, etc. View more info

A Voice from the Silence. Edited by Ina Coolbrith, Biographical Sketch and Poem by Isabel Darling, Appreciation by Rev. Hamilton Lee.

By: Nettleton, Charles Philip.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. M. Robertson, 1904

Edition: First Edition

113 pp., frontis port.; 8vo; gray cloth; paper cover title label. View more info

Atticus Books, Catalogue Eight, William S. Burroughs: The Hombre Invisible.

By: [Book Trade Catalogue].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Diego, Atticus Books, [1981]

Unpaged; 360 items catalogued, some illustrated with b&w photos; 8vo; stapled wrappers with portrait photo of Burroughs on front cover. Light soil; sticker shadow on front cover.Included are nearly all of the author's primary works in first editions and translations, with many inscribed and association items. Also: original art, manuscripts, ephemera, recordings, periodical writings by and about Burroughs, etc. View more info

Boccaccio concerning famous women.

By: Boccaccio .

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Rutgers University Press, 1963

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Breaking Cover.

By: Day, Richard Cortez.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, ET [Engdahl Typography], 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

No. 155 of an edition of 225; 150 bound in paper cover, an additional 55 bound in cloth; 34 pp.; 8vo; burgundy cloth, paper title labels on cover and spine; printed white paper dust jacket. Canto Bello Series No. 1. View more info

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Cake. Vol 1, No. 1.

By: Lape, Peter and John Goodfellow, editors.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the editors, 1987

[70] pps., ads.; 4to; illustrated wrappers; illustrations; b&w photos; poem by g. huth on printer labels tipped in p. 13; publishers order card laid in. Without loose Utah Community Center for the Deaf sign language card. Front cover monoprint (ants & glass) and artwork were done in collaboration with 14 Windows Editions. No later issues were published that we know of but there is one variant edition of the wrappers. A finely wrought Little Magazine by thoughtful editor... View more info

China Boy.

By: Jones, Idwal.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Primavera Press, [1936]

Edition: First Edition

Cloth backed, decorative boards; minor shelf wear to boards; jacket chipped and torn at edges with 2 1/2" piece out at top edge. View more info

Controversial Essays.

By: Sparrow, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Chilmark Press, [1966]

Edition: First Edition

8vo; cloth in price clipped jacket with very light wear. View more info

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D. H. Lawrence.

By: Aldington, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann, [1935]

Edition: First Edition

22 pps.; 12mo; blue, white & orange wrappers. Minor rubbing at spine, touch of soil to white back panel. Printed ownership label (1" sq.), of Albert Sperisen inside corner of front cover.A complete list of his works to date, together with a critical appreciation by the author. View more info

Gedichte Deutsch mit einem Nachwort von Eva Hesse

By: Jeffers, Robinson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Passau, Germany], Andreas - Haller, [1984]

167 pp.; 8vo; pictorial white wrappers; black & white photographs including frontis portrait by Edward Weston. Text in German. View more info

Mademoiselle De Maupin. Wood engravings by Howard Simon.

By: Gautier, Theophile.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Ives Washburn, 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

#95 of 150 copies printed, with 8 mounted plates, pencil signed by the artist. 4to; vellum backed boards; gilt stamped paper spine label. Printed on all rag, deckle edge paper. Browning to vellum in spots primarily on front panel. A very clean copy.First published in 1835. In September 1833, Gautier was solicited to write a historical romance based on the life of French opera star Mlle Maupin, who was a first-rate swordswoman and often went about disguised as a m... View more info

New World Journal. Vol. 1, Numbers 2&3, Double Issue.

By: Callahan, Bob, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Turtle Island, Spring, 1977

120 pps.; 8vo; illustrated blue wrappers. View more info