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Toni Arthur | All the Year Round | Puffin | 1982 | Paperback reprint inscribed by the author on the ffep. A postcard, also inscribed by the author, is loosely tipped into the book. | £30.00

Margaret Atwood | Interlunar | Jonathan Cape | 1988 | proof copy, light mark on outer edge, lower corner a little bowed | £20.00

Sinclair Beiles | Ashes of Experience | Wurm | 1969 | Quite fervent dedication from author on ffep, along with dedicatee’s signature & rubber stamp duplicating the price on the front flap. Predominantly white cover is worn & marked, outer edge of page block is dusty & marked, & lower corner of ffep is lightly marked | £100.00 

Franco Beltrametti [ed.]; Gary Snyder, Allen Ginsberg, Lew Welch [contribs.] | An Alleghany Star Route Anthology | Grosseteste | 1975 | Pale unlaminated jacket is rather marked, worn at the top edge, outer edge of page block is foxed. | £20.00 

Ali Bey el Abbassi | Travels of Ali Bey – 2 volume set | Garnet | 1993 | complete hardbound set in jackets with many maps & illustrations loosely inserted; in the case of both volumes, the top edge of the page block is foxed, & the spine of the dustjacket rather faded; there is a closed diagonal tear at the top of the spine of vol 2, & the upper corner of its back cover is bumped; the books are evidently secondhand, with signs of handling, but remain sturdy & handsome volumes | £60.00 

Jacob Bohme [Jacob Boehme], John Rolleston Earle [tr.] | De Electione Gratiae and Quaestiones Theosophicae [On the Election of Grace, etc.] | Constable | 1930 | Very good hardback, light wear to boards. | £75.00

Michael Braun | Love Me Do – The Beatles’ Progress | Penguin | 1964 | handsome copy with moderately creased spine, light general wear to cover | £30.00

Ray Bremser | Blowing Mouth / The Jazz Poems 1958-1970 | Cherry Valley | 1978 | some wear to cover & edge | £50.00 

William F. Brown | Beat Beat Beat | Signet | 1959 | 1st paperback printing. The cover design still looks fresh & the internal pages are in very good condition BUT the glued binding looks ready to come adrift at any second, & there is a little loss at the top of the spine. | £25.00 

Mikhail Bulgakov | The Master and Margarita | Collins Harvill | 1967 | 2nd impression of 1967 in beautiful unclipped jacket, outer edge of pageblock foxed | £60.00

William S. Burroughs | Blade Runner (a movie) | Blue Wind Press | 1979 | minor wear to cover & edge | £25.00

William Burroughs | White Subway | Aloes | n.d. | spine & edge of cover a little sunned, lower corner slighty bumped | £25.00

Nick Cave | And The Ass Saw the Angel | Black Spring | 1989 | 1st print in unclipped jacket, a handsome copy | £50.00

John Clare | Poems Chiefly from Manuscript | Cobden-Sanderson | 1934 | minor wear to cover | £30.00

Gregory Corso | Selected Poems | Eyre & Spottiswoode | 1962 | in good condition: pale jacket marked, lower corner of last few pages creased | £50.00

Julio Cortazar | We Love Glenda So Much and Other Tales | Harvill | 1984 | 0002719053 Hardback in clipped jacket. Paper tanned with age, a little foxing on edge. Overall, a good looking copy.| £30.00

Courtney Davis | The Celtic Tarot | Thorsons | 1990 | 9780850309201 Cards & book in clamshell box. Cards are in very good condition, outer edge of the book looks thumbed. There is a crack in the inner tray of the plastic box – the damage is not evident until the contents have been removed. | £50.00

Simone de Beauvoir | The Second Sex | Jonathan Cape | 1953 | First British publication, in good condition. No jacket, cover worn & marked, edges of page block foxed, rough patch on front pastedown where a bookplate has been removed, ink ownership signature written on half title page. | £60.00

D. A. F. de Sade | Justine or Good Conduct Well Chastised | Olympia Press | 1963 | light wear to cover; edge & white panel of spine foxed; what I assume to be a later price in francs is pencilled on the back cover | £25.00

Simon Dwyer [ed.] | Rapid Eye 1 | R. E. Publishing Ltd. | 1989 | The first printing of Rapid Eye 1 in its original huge format. In very good condition, with the lamination showing the first signs of peeling around the edges of the cover. | £40.00 

Umberto Eco, Eugenio Carmi (illus.) | The Gnomes of Gnu | Bompiani | 1992 | English language edition in unclipped jacket. At first glance, a very nice copy indeed, but there is some wear to the jacket, including a closed tear to the top of the front fold, & the pale cloth cover beneath it is marked. | £20.00

T. S. Eliot | Dante | Faber | 1965 | Specially printed by Faber and Faber for the Italian Institute in London in memory of T. S. Eliot in the year of the Seventh Centenary of Dante’s birth. | £30.00

Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Her | MacGibbon & Kee | 1966 | hardback in jacket, a very good copy | £20.00

David Gascoyne | Poems of Milosz | Enitharmon | 1993 | edges of jacket sunned | £30.00 

 

Carolyn Hillyer | A Circle of Thirteen: Myths & Stories of Women’s Ancient Wisdoms | Seventh Wave Music | 1997 | spiral bound publication with minor wear to cover & edge, most evident at corners of cover | £50.00

Chester Himes | Pinktoes | Olympia Press | 1961 | cover worn & intermittently faded, spine creased, some wear to edge, original price of 15 N. F. printed on back cover | £30.00

Anselm Hollo | Maya | Cape Goliard Press | 1970 | hardback in jacket, a very good looking copy, with a little bump at the foot of the spine & some foxing to the edge & endpapers | £20.00

John Montgomery | The Kerouac We Knew: Unposed Portraits; Action Shots | Fels & Firn | 1982 | minor wear to cover & edge, most evident at top corner, edge lightly foxed | £15.00

Linda Lee | The Life and Tragic Death of Bruce Lee | Star | 1975 | A lovely copy with one very light crease on the spine, a little fingernail bump to the outer edge of the cover & a light reading crease at the outer edge of the back cover. The paper is inevitably tanned with age. | £30.00

Wyndham Lewis | The Childermass | John Calder | 1965 | price labels have been clumsily removed from the lower corner of the front cover & the top corner of the back cover, lifting the print; the white spine is lightly creased & discoloured: otherwise a solid copy | £25.00

Lawrence Lipton | The Holy Barbarians | W. H. Allen | 1960 | First UK edition in unclipped jacket. Some loss to upper edge of jacket, top corner of front flap creased, cerise lettering on spine faded a tone. Endpapers tanned. | £40.00

Barry MacSweeney | The Boy from the Green Cabaret Tells of his Mother | New Authors Ltd | 1968 | Hardback 1st edition in unclipped jacket. Edges of jacket are lightly sunned. | £50.00 

Eimear McBride | A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing | Galley Beggar Press | 2013 | Printed by Clays, so presumably a second impression. Adam Mars-Jones quote on sticker on front cover. Cover lightly scuffed. | £20.00

Michael McClure, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, David Meltzer [eds.] | Journal for the Protection of All Beings: A Visionary & Revolutionary Review, No. 1: Love-Shot Issue | City Lights Books | 1961 | Paper tanned with age, card cover foxed, some loss to extremities of spine, the spine has become buckled about a quarter of the way down its length, with a short split where it adjoins the back cover and a crease extending onto the adjoining edge of the front cover. Still a good copy of this significant publication. | £80.00

Rod Phillips, Michael McClure | A Fierce God and a Fierce War: An Interview with Michael McClure | Beat Scene | 2007 | No. 46 of an edition of 150, signed by McClure. In addition to the interview, this chapbook contains the full text of McClure’s 1965 poem Poisoned Wheat. | £20.00 

Andrew M. McKenzie | The Hafler Trio: ” “””” ” – being an Exposition and Elucidation of an Eternal Work by the Hafler Trio | Trapart | 2013 | 9789198018714 light wear to cover & edge, light reading crease to front endpaper | £25.00

Henry Miller | Gallery One: Henry Miller Water Colours. Reopening exhibition 1st March-24th March 1956. | Gallery One | 1956 | Folded sheet with an introductory note (presumably by Victor Musgrave), a list of the 17 paintings by Miller shown in the front room, & a further list of the 11 paintings by other artists shown in the rear room (including the young Gillian Ayres). A further sheet reprints an article from the Times of March 12 1956: “The Novelist as Painter: Further Episode in Gallery One”. The front of the main sheet is marked, with a little tea splash on one upper corner & a paint or ink mark beside the title. A row of numbers (prices in guineas?) has been lightly written alongside the list of Miller’s watercolours. The Times offprint has old light crease marks from being folded into quarters at some time, & the exposed edges are somewhat worn. | £50.00 

Henry Miller | The Time of the Assassins | Neville Spearman | 1956 | Hardback 1st edition in unclipped jacket. Endpapers are browned. | £30.00

A. L. Morton | The World of the Ranters | Lawrence & Wishart | 1970 | 0853152209 hardback, no jacket – an ex-library copy in very good condition | £20.00

Jeff Nuttall | Mr Watkins Got Drunk and had to be Carried Home: A Party Piece Cut-Up by Jeff Nuttall from an Idea by William Burroughs | Writers Forum | 1968 | stapled chapbook in very good condition | £50.00

Jeff Nuttall, Brion Gysin, Asa Benveniste, Paul de Vree, Bob Cobbing | wf pmphlt 1 | Writers Forum | n.d. | 8 page stapled pamphlet, light foxing to paper, outer edge a little worn | £100.00

Charles Olson | Additional Prose: A Bibliography on America, Proprioception, & Other Notes & Essays | Four Seasons Foundation | 1974 | cover worn, name on ffep, no problem with text pages | £15.00

David Palladini | Aquarian Tarot | Morgan Press | 1970 | Complete deck of 78 cards in two part box. Box is worn at corners of the top section, edge of the lower section. The cards have very evidently been used, with edges which I can only reasonably describe as grubby, & light marking from tea splashes & suchlike on some of their faces. That having been said, the cards still look good, with a delicacy & depth to the printing which took me by surprise. | £50.00 

Kenneth Patchen | Hallelujah Anyway | New Directions | n.d. | Hardback with pictorial cover in unclipped jacket. Spine of jacket is faded but fully legible, edges of jacket are worn. Very top of spine of the hardcover is sunned. Pre-decimal sterling price is marked on front flap in pencil. | £40.00 

J. H. Prynne | Pearls that Were | Equipage | 1999 | 1900968959 light wear to cover & edge | £100.00

J. H. Prynne | To Pollen | Barque | 2006 | light wear to cover & edge | £100.00

J. H. Prynne | Streak—Willing—Entourage Artesian | Barque | 2009 | a few marks on cover, lower edge shelfmarked | £100.00

Alexander Sandilands | A Hundred and Twenty Negro Spirituals Selected Chiefly with a View to their Being Used by Africans in Africa | Morija Sesuto Book Depot | 1951 | hardback, no jacket | £20.00

Nicholas Saunders | Alternative London | Nicholas Saunders | 1970 | handsome copy with a crease at the lower corner of the front cover, paper tanned with age | £30.00

Iain Sinclair | Buried at Sea | Worple Press | 2006 | 43/50, signed on title page, handwritten text by author on half title page, various inserts | £40.00

Iain Sinclair | Downriver | Random House | 1993 | hardback in jacket, 2nd impression of US 1st edition, inscribed by author on half title page | £40.00


Iain Sinclair | Jack Elam’s Other Eye | Hoarse Comerz | 1991 | inscribed by author on title page, light wear to pale cover | £25.00

Iain Sinclair | The Kodak Mantra Diaries | Albion Village Press | 1971 | There is a distinct wobble to the profile of this tall thin ringbound publication. The outer edge of the front cover is marked, & there is some wear to the edge, most evidently at the corners. Still an impressive artefact. No problem with text pages. | £60.00

Iain Sinclair | Lights out for the Territory | Granta | 1997 | 209/250 signed & numbered copies in slipcase | £150.00

Iain Sinclair | Lud Heat | English Language Society / Lewis-Graham Press | 1986 | 2nd edition, signed by author on title page | £100.00

Iain Sinclair | Radon Daughters | Jonathan Cape | 1994 | 1st edition in jacket, inscribed by author on title page, flyer for reading by Sinclair loosely inserted | £50.00

Iain Sinclair | Suicide Bridge | Albion Village Press | 1979 | 1st edition, signed by author on title page | £150.00

Susy Smith | Today’s Witches | Award | 1970 | light wear to cover, most evident on spine, light wear to outer edge | £25.00

Gary Snyder, Mimi Osborne [illus.] | All in the Family | U C D Library Associates | 1975 | No. 171 of 200 copies, signed by both author & artist. | £50.00 

Gary Snyder | Earth House Hold: Technical Notes and Queries to Fellow Dharma Revolutionaries | Jonathan Cape | 1970 | 0224618431 hardback in jacket, name on ffep | £40.00

James Campbell, Gary Snyder | High Peak Haikus: An Interview with Gary Snyder | Beat Scene | 2006 | No. 17 of an edition of 100. | £20.00 

Gary Snyder | A Range of Poems | Fulcrum Press | 1967 | second edition in unclipped jacket, previous owner’s name on ffep | £35.00

Ralph Steadman; Andrew Lambirth | Red Alert | October Gallery | 1990 | light external wear | £15.00 

Adrian Stokes | Stones of Rimini | Faber | 1934 | Previous owner’s signature on front pastedown. | £100.00

Thich Nhat Hanh | Vietnam – the Lotus in the Sea of Fire | S C M | 1967 | cover worn, no problem with text pages | £30.00

V. Vale & Andrea Juno [eds.] | Re/Search #4/5: A Special Book Issue – William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Throbbing Gristle | V/Search | 1982 | cover is a little scuffed, & there is a missing patch of lamination at the top edge of the back cover; text pages are in very good condition | £25.00

Robert Wang | Tarot Psychology: Jungian Tarot-Set | Urania | 1988 | plastic video-type box, paperback book, deck of 78 cards plus 2 cards promoting other A G Muller publications – book & all cards in lovely condition, some wear to box, including cracked inner hinge | £60.00

Georg Weerth, Ingrid & Peter Kuczynski [eds] | A Young Revolutionary in Nineteenth Century England – Selected Writings of Georg Weerth | Seven Seas | 1971 | Spine faded, general wear to cover, paper tanned with age. | £50.00

Kenneth White | The Cold Wind of Dawn | Jonathan Cape | 1966 | hardback 1st in unclipped jacket, outer edge foxed, a handsome copy | £40.00

Alfred North Whitehead | Process and Reality | Cambridge University Press | 1929 | 1st edition. Minor wear to covers, spine scuffed. Pencil underlining & marginal annotation. | £50.00

Clough Williams-Ellis | England and the Octopus | Geoffrey Bles | 1929 | 2nd printing in dustjacket: ex-library copy with usual markings, heavy foxing on blank last page of text block, preceding the plates; overall still a good looking book | £50.00

Louis Zukofsky | “A”-24 | Grossman | 1972 | 0670100242 a handsome copy in price clipped dustjacket, lower edge of cloth cover shelfworn | £20.00

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