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Men Without Art., Lewis (Wyndham)
121 Lewis (Wyndham) Men Without Art.
London: Cassell, (1934). First edition. 
Green cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Buff end papers. Spine is quite faded, ink mark on upper page edges and another on the front end paper (covering a name); a clean, very good copy otherwise, quite fresh. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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122 London (Jack) The Strength of the Strong.

Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, [c.1918]. Pictorial wrappers. 29 pages, plus 3 pages of ads at rear. Original cover price ten cents. A nice clean copy of this later printing, with the publisher's address at the rear being 341 East Ohio Street. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Youth's Companion. 1901 - 1905., London (Jack) -contributor.
123 London (Jack) -contributor. The Youth's Companion. 1901 - 1905.

This is a group of seven issues of The Youth's Companion, published in Boston 1901 - 1905. All have contributions by Jack London. All are in original wrappers, stapled, and once folded, in half. The staples have rusted, some issues have splitting at the folds, condition is generally quite nice. Jack London contributions: March 14, 1901: The Lost Poacher. / May 23, 1901: Chris Farrington: Able Seaman. / February 16, 1905: Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol. 1. White and Yellow. / March 2, 1905: Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol. II. The King of the Greeks. / March 16, 1905: Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol. III. A Raid on the Oyster Pirates. / March 30, 1905: Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol. IV. The Siege of the "Lancashire Queen". / April 27, 1905: Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol. VI. Demetrios Contos. The seven issues, as a lot: 
Price: 200.00 CAD
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Silence., Lucie-Smith (Edward) & Wallace Southam.
124 Lucie-Smith (Edward) & Wallace Southam. Silence.

London: Turret Books, 1967. First edition. Stiff silver wrappers designed in red, in a clear glassine dust jacket titled in white. Some light rubbing, but about fine, wrapped in tissue and in what is probably the original manila envelope. This is copy No 53 of 100 numbered copies, signed by Lucie-Smith and Southam. Issed as No. 2 in a series of Contemporary Poetry set to Music. Poem by Lucie-Smith, set to music by Southam. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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125 MacBeth (George) Missile Commander.

London: Turret Books, 1965. First edition. Orange wrappers printed in black & red. 16 pages. A fine copy. This is one of 50 numbered copies, signed by MacBeth. 
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126 MacBeth (George) The Calf.

London: Turret Books, 1965. First edition. A single leaf once folded, making a small booklet. Cover printed in black & red. This is one of 50 numbered copies, signed by MacBeth. A fine copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Direadh I, II and III., Macdiarmid (Hugh)
127 Macdiarmid (Hugh) Direadh I, II and III.

Frenich: Kulgin Duval & Colin H. Hamilton, 1974. 4to. First edition. Gray boards, red leather spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy in the slipcase. This is copy number 139 of 200 numbered copies, signed by Macdiarmid. 
Price: 200.00 CAD
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128 Macdonald (Alexander) Dedication of the Memorial to Alexander Macdonald (Alasdair MacMhaighster Alasdair), The Gaelic Jacobite Bard, At Arisaig, On Saturday, the 15th June, 1929. Address delivered by Mr J. Wiseman Macdonald of Los Angeles.

Inverness: Printed at the Northern Chronicle Office, 1929. Pale yellow printed wrappers, stapled. 16 pages. Cup ring on cover, some light chipping to corners, a very good copy. Also known as "The Clanranald Bard" or "The Great Bard", Macdonald lived from c.1698 - 1770. 
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129 Marquez (Gabriel Garcia) El Olor de la Guayaba. Conversaciones con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza.
Bogota: Editorial La Oveja Negra, 1982. First Colombian edition. 
Pictorial wrappers. Tear at top of spine repaired with clear tape, ownership signature on front end paper, a nice clean copy. Many photographic illustrations. 
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Flight. Jerry Martien. Summer Solstice 2010., Martien (Jerry)
130 Martien (Jerry) Flight. Jerry Martien. Summer Solstice 2010.
[Berkeley: Tangram, 2010]. 
A small broadside measuring 7 x 5 inches. No colophon; publication details written on the verso in pencil (by Peter Howard). Fine condition. 
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Bertram. A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed from the Acting Copy, With Remarks .... As performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with A Fine Engraving, By G.F. Bonner, from a Drawing taken in the Theatre, by Mr. R. Cruikshank., Maturin (R.C.) (Illustration by Robert Cruikshank)
131 Maturin (R.C.) (Illustration by Robert Cruikshank) Bertram. A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed from the Acting Copy, With Remarks .... As performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with A Fine Engraving, By G.F. Bonner, from a Drawing taken in the Theatre, by Mr. R. Cruikshank.

London: The Music-Publishing Company, [ca.1840]. Issued as No. 353 in the series: Cumberland's British Theatre. Original pictorial warppers, stitched. [52]pp. Frontispiece. Chipping to upper spine, dent to fore-edge, a very good copy. This play was first published in 1816. Robert Cruikshank was the brother of George Cruikshank the artist. Not common in the original pictorial wrappers. This is a variant of this volume in Cumberland's series, with a different title page, and with a different imprint on the front cover: London: G.H. Davidon. It is also slightly shorter, and has a slightly higher series number listing on the back cover (152, as opposed to 146 in the Cumberland issue). 
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Bertram. A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed from the Acting Copy, With Remarks .... As performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with A Fine Engraving, By G.F. Bonner, from a Drawing taken in the Theatre, by Mr. R. Cruikshank., Maturin (R.C.) (Illustration by Robert Cruikshank)
132 Maturin (R.C.) (Illustration by Robert Cruikshank) Bertram. A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed from the Acting Copy, With Remarks .... As performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with A Fine Engraving, By G.F. Bonner, from a Drawing taken in the Theatre, by Mr. R. Cruikshank.

London: John Cumberland, [ca.1840]. Issued as No. 353 in the series: Cumberland's British Theatre. Original pictorial warppers, stitched. [52]pp. Frontispiece. A bit of spine wear, rear hinge splitting, a very good copy. This play was first published in 1816. Robert Cruikshank was the brother of George Cruikshank the artist. The series reorder numbers on the back cover go up to 146. Not common in the original pictorial wrappers. 
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133 Maytag (Christopher) First Poems.

Christopher's Press, 1972. Blue wrappers, front cover lettered in black. a 4-page poetry booklet. Fine condition. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Hail Thee Who Play., McClure (Michael)
134 McClure (Michael) Hail Thee Who Play.

Los Angeles: Black Sparrow, 1968. First edition.. Decorative boards, multicolored cloth spine, printed paper label on spine. One tiny mark on rear board, small spot on front fly leaf; a fine copy. This is copy number 2 of 75 copies bound in boards, signed by McClure and with an original drawing by him on the third leaf. An extra spine label is tipped into the rear. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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135 McKain (David) The Silence Motif.

[San Francisco]: Cranium Press, [1975]. First edition. A single leaf once folded, to create a 4-page booklet. Title in an oval decorative border on front cover, poem on page [3]. A fine copy. Various issues exist; this one is on brown card stock, all printed in black. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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136 McKain (David) The Silence Motif.

[San Francisco]: Cranium Press, [1975]. First edition. A single leaf once folded, to create a 4-page booklet. Title in an oval decorative border on front cover, poem on page [3]. A fine copy. Various issues exist; this one is on soft, off-white paper, decorative border printed in blue, text in black. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Likes O' Me. With Preface by Max Eastman., McKenna (Edmond)
137 McKenna (Edmond) The Likes O' Me. With Preface by Max Eastman.

Riverside, Connecticut: Hillacre Bookhouse, 1915. First edition. Dark green boards, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Title page printed in black & red. Light chipping at spine ends and corners, a bit of rubbing, but a nice clean copy. A newspaper clipping which mentions McKenna has been laid into the front of the book, and has made a yellow patch on the end paper. A scarce book of poems by McKenna, who was a contributor to THE MASSES. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Carmen and Letters From Spain. Newly Translated. With Ten Monochrome Water-Colours by Maurice Barraud., Merimee (Prosper)
138 Merimee (Prosper) Carmen and Letters From Spain. Newly Translated. With Ten Monochrome Water-Colours by Maurice Barraud.

NY: Harrison of Paris, 1931. Beige illustrated boards, spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. Spine slightly darkened, but a fine copy in the slipcase, which has a couple of small marks. This is copy number 257 of 595 numbered copies, of an entire edition of 665. Designed by Monroe Wheeler, the translation is by Glenway Wescott. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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139 Merrill (James) Metamorphosis Of 741.

Pawlet: Banyen Press, 1977. First edition. Cream printed wrappers. A fine copy in the original printed envelope, which is slightly worn. Limited to 440 numbered copies, this is number 396. 
Price: 40.00 CAD
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140 Milton (Bert) Some Sad Stories. Collected by Bert Milton.

Boston, etc.: A.M. Davis, ((1913). A tall, slender booklet, bound in what appears to be a cloth table napkin, pictorial paper title label on front cover (with the title: Some Sad Stories For Gloomy Dinners). A few little marks, but a nice copy. Basically a collection of jokes and short, humorous stories. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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