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The Masque. 8 of the first 9 issues., The Masque. Edited by Lionel Carter.
201 The Masque. Edited by Lionel Carter. The Masque. 8 of the first 9 issues.

London: Curtain Press, 1946 - 1949. Original pictorial wrappers. Issues 1-9, lacking number 3; so, 8 issues contained in two original decorative paper slipcases. Some minor edge wear, a few creases and small stains, but basically all issues are fine, the slipcases a bit rubbed. Many colour plates, Rex Whistler, etc. A handsome and stylish periodical. 
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The Gaiety Programme. 9 Programmes from 1869 - 1879., Theatre. Gaiety Theatre Programmes
202 Theatre. Gaiety Theatre Programmes The Gaiety Programme. 9 Programmes from 1869 - 1879.

London: E. Rimmel, 1869 - 1879. Original decorative wrappers, each programme is 4pp; a single leaf, folded once to make a booklet (one, from 1877, is 8pp.). Mostly undated, but one contains an announcement of the first anniversary of the Theatre, and is dated December 20th, 1869. Another, in slightly larger format, is dated 1879. Condition is mostly very good - some have chips from corners and edges, and some have short tears or splitting at the spine. The issue of December 20, 1869 lists Mr. Henry Irving as appearing in "Uncle Dick's Darling". Irving later wrote a sketch for the "Clover Papers" in which he reminisced about this play at the Gaiety Theatre. The Gaiety Theatre opened in 1868, built on the site of the earlier Strand Musick Hall. These programmes were "Printed and Perfumed by E. Rimmel, 96, Strand," etc. ... The perfume has not survived the years, alas. For the lot: 
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Gold Rush., Toth (Steve)
203 Toth (Steve) Gold Rush.

Iowa City: Toothpaste Press, (1972). First edition. Brown wrappers lettered in gold, sewn. Slight vertical crease, a bit of light wear to the edges of the wrappers, a nice copy otherwise. Copy #98 of an edition of 110 copies, signed by Toth on the colophon page. 
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Sisyphus. An Operatic Fable., Trevelyan (R.C.)
204 Trevelyan (R.C.) Sisyphus. An Operatic Fable.

London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1908. First edition. Grey boards, white cloth spine lettered in gilt. Some shelf weat to the tips, end papers yellowed somewhat, a clean very good copy. Nicely printed at the Chiswick Press. A partly unopened copy. 
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Varieté.  Revue française des lettres et des arts., Variété.
205 Variété. Varieté. Revue française des lettres et des arts.

Paris: Printed by Henry Maillet, under the Direction of Henry Babou, 1945. The first issue of this periodical. Pictorial wrappers, quarto, original glassine (chipped). Some modest wear to edges, very short tears to the overhanging margin of one plate, a clean very good copy. Contributions by Paul Valéry, Albert Camus, Jacques Prévert; art by Gilioli, Fautrier, Garnier, Villon, & Dum. There were three issues published (1945-46), of which this is the first. This is Exemplaire No. 39 of the Série Luxe. The Noel Dum illustration is double-page, in color, and with a short text by Paul Eluard. 
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206 Voltaire. A Letter from Voltaire to James Boswell.

NY: Rudge, 1927. Thin 4to. Blue boards with printed label on front cover. A bit of wear to spine ends, small attractive bookplate on inner front cover, otherwise basically fine in the plain grey dust jacket, which has some chips from the spine, and a few tape repairs. Herein is a facsimile of a letter sent by Voltaire to James Boswell in 1765, including the wax seal (covered with a soft material to prevent sticking). 
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The Ring., Wakoski (Diane)
207 Wakoski (Diane) The Ring.

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow, 1977. First edition. Decorative pictorial boards, blue cloth spine with printed spine label. Purple end papers. Acetate dust jacket. A fine copy. Indicated as the "Author's Copy" on the colophon page, signed by Wakoski on the colophon page and again on the title page, with some small ink drawings by her beneath the signature. The entire edition was 180 copies. 
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Countries. Poems. Anne Waldman. Linoleum Blocks. Reed Bye., Waldman (Anne)
208 Waldman (Anne) Countries. Poems. Anne Waldman. Linoleum Blocks. Reed Bye.

West Branch, Iowa: Toothpaste Press, 1980. First edition. Oblong boards, printed paper label on front cover. Slight fading of cloth, but a fine copy. On an edition of 1200, this is one of 200 bound in hard covers, signed by the author and artist. 
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Singerie - Songerie. a masque on the subject of Lyric Mode ... with Illustratoins by ZEV., Walter (Eugene) and ZEV.
209 Walter (Eugene) and ZEV. Singerie - Songerie. a masque on the subject of Lyric Mode ... with Illustratoins by ZEV.
Rome: Willoughby Institute, 1958 [London: Gaberbocchus, 1961]. 
Plain yellow wrappers in pictorial dust jacket. [56]pp. One folding plate, one loose plate laid in, many illustrations in the text. A bit of dust soiling to spine, upper corner bumped, about fine otherwise, in the cardboard slipcase with illustrated pink title label, some wear to the corners and edges of the slipcase. Limited to 1065 copies, this is one of 1000 regular copies. Dedicated to Sally Higginson Begley. 
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Search., Wantling (William)
210 Wantling (William) Search.

Torrance, Ca.: Kirby Congdon, Hors Commerce Press, [1964]. First edition. Illustrated wrappers, red taped spine, stapled. A fine copy. Distributed by Interim Books, New York. Cover drawing by Ben Tibbs. A long poem by Wantling, issued by Congdon as "A Crank Book". Wantling, who died in 1974, was a Korean War vet, ex-con, drug addict, and university professor. 
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A Moral Alphabet of Vice & Folly. Embellished with Nudes & other Exemplary Materials., Washburn (Stan)
211 Washburn (Stan) A Moral Alphabet of Vice & Folly. Embellished with Nudes & other Exemplary Materials.
NY: Arbor House, 1986. First edition. 
White cloth, front cover stamped in blind,spine lettered in gilt. Tan end papers. A couple of small marks on jacket near spine, basically like-new in dust jacket. This copy with an original drawing of an elephant by Washburn, signed and dated, inscribed to bookseller Peter B. Howard. Charmingly illustrated in an antiquarian style. 
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The Month. August 1949., Waugh (Evelyn) - et al.
212 Waugh (Evelyn) - et al. The Month. August 1949.
London: Longmans, Green, 1949. 
Original printed wrappers. Faint soiling, a nearly fine copy. The August, 1949 issue, New Series Vol. 2, No. 2. Includes a story by Evelyn Waugh (Compassion - 19pp). 
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213 Waugh (Evelyn) - et al. The Month. November 1949.
London: Longmans, Green, 1949. 
Original printed wrappers. Faint soiling, a nearly fine copy. The November, 1949 issue, New Series Vol. 2, No. 5. Includes an article by Evelyn Waugh (The American Epoch in the Catholic Church - 14pp.). 
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214 Waugh (Evelyn), Graham Greene, C.S. Lewis, et al. The Month. July 1949.
London: Longmans, Green, 1949. 
Original printed wrappers. Faint soiling, a fine copy. Illustrated with plates. The July, 1949 issue, New Series Vol. II, No. 1. A short contribution from Evelyn Waugh (A Literary Opinion - 2pp), and poems by Grahame Green and C.S. Lewis. 
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The Iron Trail. A Sketch. By A.C. Wheeler (The "Nym Crinkle" of The New York World)., Wheeler (A.C.) [Writing as: Nym Crinkle].
215 Wheeler (A.C.) [Writing as: Nym Crinkle]. The Iron Trail. A Sketch. By A.C. Wheeler (The "Nym Crinkle" of The New York World).

NY: Patterson, 1876. First edition. Original pictorial wrappers. Numerous illustrations throughout. Some chipping to the fore-edge of the front wrapper, a bit of spine wear, small stains to first few leaves; in general a very good copy. A humorous look at settlement along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, from Kansas to Colorado and elsewhere in the west. References throughout suggest a commercial relationship between the author and the Railroad. Howes W-319. Wright III: 5887. 
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216 Wheelock (John Hall) A Bibliography of Theodore Roosevelt.

NY: Scribner's, 1920. First edition. Gray boards, beige cloth spine, printed paper label on front cover. Gray end papers. Some shelf wear to the tips and spine extremities, a bit of discoloration to title label, a fresh very good copy otherwise. Limited to 500 copies. Erratta slip present at page [3]. 
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Mr. Korah & The Monster., Whistler (Rex) and Christabel Aberconway.
217 Whistler (Rex) and Christabel Aberconway. Mr. Korah & The Monster.

[np/nd London, 1955?]. Blue-green stiff printed wrappers. A bit of rubbing, or offsetting from adjacent books, light wear to corners, a clean very good copy. Illustrated with reproductions of pencil drawings, one folding. A privately-printed sequel to the 1954 book by Whistler & Aberconway, "The Story of Mr. Korah". 
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Megistotheos and my "Animula Vagula"., Wild (Payson S.)
218 Wild (Payson S.) Megistotheos and my "Animula Vagula".

Chicago Literary Club, 1923. Original gray decorative wrappers. A 32-page booklet. Some very light edge wear, basically a fine copy. "This paper was written for the Chicago Literary Club and was read for the club on Monday evening, May the twenty-first, nineteen hundred and twenty three. Edition, five hundred and fifty copies, printed for members of the club in the month of September, nineteen hundred and twenty-three." Printed by the University of Chicago Press. An odd, short piece of humorous philosophical fiction. 
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219 Wilde (Oscar) Salome. A Play.

NY: Buckles, (1906). Pictorial wrappers designed and lettered in black & red, the front cover design by Beardsley from the 1894 edition. Some chipping to spine, small piece from upper corner of rear wrapper, some short tears at edges, a very good copy. The cover title differs: SALOME. A Tragedy In One Act. Translated from the French of Oscar Wilde. Buckles did an edition in black cloth the same year, which is rather more common than this paper edition. 
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The Ballad Of Reading Gaol., Wilde (Oscar)
220 Wilde (Oscar) The Ballad Of Reading Gaol.

Riverside: Hillacre Bookhouse, 1912. A small booklet in brown wrappers, sewn, printed label on front cover ruled in red and lettered in black. Title and colophon pages printed in red & black. Light creases in first few leaves, otherwise fine. Limited to 1000 copies. An uncommon edition. 
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