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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

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 

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 

William Burroughs | Nova Express | Jonathan Cape | 1966 | UK 1st edition in unclipped jacket. Discreet pencil note indicating date & place of original purchase on rear pastedown. | £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 

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

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

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 

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

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  

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

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 

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 | 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

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 | The Gary Snyder Reader | Counterpoint | 1999 | Hardback 1st edition in unclipped jacket, signed on title page by author. Outer edge of book speckled with foxing. | £60.00 

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

Oswald Spengler | The Decline of the West: Complete One Volume Edition | George Allen & Unwin | 1971 | Hardback in unclipped jacket, at first glance a very handsome copy indeed, but some quite enthusiastic page-folding & pencil marking have occurred in the introductory chapter, although the remaining 900 or so pages appear untouched. | £50.00

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

Backlist

The lists below give a snapshot of our older stock. We have more books available online and in our stall, but this gives a reasonable impression of our range and interests. Please contact us if you are interested in any of these titles, and we will then confirm their availability, and send you a PayPal invoice.

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