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61 De La Mare (Walter) Told Again. Traditional Tales Told by Walter De La Mare. With Illustrations by A.H. Watson.

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1927. First trade edition. Blue cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Many illustrations, mostly full-page, of which 8 are in colour. Some discoloration to back cover, light edge wear, but a bright and attractive copy. De La Mare retells tales such as Snow White, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstock, etc. Some charming plates by A.H. Watson. 
Price: 40.00 CAD
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A Diary of Thomas De Quincey 1803. Here reproduced in replica as well as in print from the original manuscript in the possession of the Reverend C.H. Steel. Edited by Horace A. Eaton, Ph.D., Professor of English at Syracuse University, N.Y., De Quincey (Thomas)
62 De Quincey (Thomas) A Diary of Thomas De Quincey 1803. Here reproduced in replica as well as in print from the original manuscript in the possession of the Reverend C.H. Steel. Edited by Horace A. Eaton, Ph.D., Professor of English at Syracuse University, N.Y.

London: Noel Douglas, [1927]. Square 8vo. Cream buckram, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece in color, reproducing a miniature of De Quincey from 1803. Owner's bookplate on front paste-down, a little soiling of buckram at fore-edge, inner hinge somewhat loose at title; a clean very good copy. Limited to 1500 numbered copies. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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California and the Gold Mania. Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch"., De Quincey (Thomas)
63 De Quincey (Thomas) California and the Gold Mania. Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch".

[San Francisco]: Colt Press, (1945). Patterned boards, printed paper spine label. Limited to 500 copies. Illustrated title page and numerous illustrations, one folding. Issued as Number Three of The Colt Press Series of "California Classics". A fine copy in the plain green dust jacket, which is quite faded and has a few tears. An essay first printed in 1852. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. His Relatives, Friends, and Enemies .... Edited by BOZ. With Illustrations by "PHIZ". Part VI., Dickens (Charles)
64 Dickens (Charles) Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. His Relatives, Friends, and Enemies .... Edited by BOZ. With Illustrations by "PHIZ". Part VI.

NY: Harper & Brothers, 1844. Part VI. Original decorative wrappers, stitched. Two steel etchings. Considerable foxing, chipped at spine ends, some folded page corners, some stitches with dark thread near the base of the spine; generally very good. This is only Part VI of the American parts issue, which was completed in 7 parts. Page numbers are 241 - 288. Ads on the rear cover are dated [July, 1844]. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby containing A Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings ....  Edited by "BOZ." With Illustrations by "PHIZ." Part IV., Dickens (Charles)
65 Dickens (Charles) Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby containing A Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings .... Edited by "BOZ." With Illustrations by "PHIZ." Part IV.

London: Chapman and Hall, (1838). Part IV. Green decorative wrappers. Two steel engravings, paginated 97 - 128. Wear to spine ends, some folded corners, splitting along spine, very good condition. This is not the first issue of the text: it has "sisters" (not "visiter") on line 17 of page 123. The complete set ran to 19 parts - this is part IV only. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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66 Disch (Thomas) and Marilyn Hacker and Charles Platt. Highway Sandwiches.

[np], 1970. First edition. Pictorial white wrappers, wraparound design by Charles Platt. One vertical crease, where the booklet was bent, otherwise a clean copy. Inscribed by Marilyn, dated 1970. Collaborative poems, written on a road trip. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Hedylus. By H.D., Doolittle (Hilda) [writing as "H.D."]
67 Doolittle (Hilda) [writing as "H.D."] Hedylus. By H.D.
Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press for Blackwell and Houghton Mifflin, 1927. 
First edition. Light brown pictorial boards designed in black, black cloth spine lettered in gilt. This is the British issue, with "Blackwell" at the base of the spine. Of an edition of 775 copies, this is one of 225 for Britain. Light bumping and shelf wear to edges, boards somewhat dusty, a clean very good copy. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Achilles' Song., Duncan (Robert)
68 Duncan (Robert) Achilles' Song.

NY: Phoenix Book Shop, 1969. First edition. Oblong pictorial wrappers. A fine copy. This is copy 23 of 100 numbered copies, signed by Duncan. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Achilles' Song., Duncan (Robert)
69 Duncan (Robert) Achilles' Song.

NY: Phoenix Book Shop, 1969. First edition. Oblong pictorial wrappers. A fine copy. There were 100 numbered copies, signed by Duncan, as well as 26 lettered copies. This copy is out-of-series, not numbered, but it is signed on the colophon leaf by Duncan. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Roots and Branches., Duncan (Robert)
70 Duncan (Robert) Roots and Branches.

London: Cape, (1970). First British edition. Cream boards, white cloth spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy, corners lightly bumped, in a very slightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket. Signed by Duncan on the title page, within a drawing of a tree framing the title. 
Price: 200.00 CAD
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In Medias Res: Canto One of an Autobiographical Epic: Dust Shall Be the Serpent's Food. With a Foreword by the Author and Woodcuts by Tom Killion., Everson (William)
71 Everson (William) In Medias Res: Canto One of an Autobiographical Epic: Dust Shall Be the Serpent's Food. With a Foreword by the Author and Woodcuts by Tom Killion.
San Francisco: Adrian Wilson, (1984). First Signed
First edition. Folio, blue quarter-morocco, gray cloth, gilt ouroboros on a panel of blue calf on the front cover; spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece and one woodcut (the ouroboros). A fine copy. Printed on English handmade paper, bound by The Schuberth Bookbinder, San Francisco. This is one of 226 copies signed by Everson, Killion, and Wilson; this copy out-of-series, not numbered. 
Price: 275.00 CAD
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Tendril in the Mesh., Everson (William)
72 Everson (William) Tendril in the Mesh.

Aromas: Cayucos Books, 1973. First edition. Patterned boards, brown leather spine titled in blind. Very faint edge wear - a fine copy. Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by Everson. Printed at the Cranium Press in San Francisco. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Moving Day., Faragoh (Francis)
73 Faragoh (Francis) Moving Day.

NY: The Latterday Pamphlets, 1928. First edition. Light green decorative wrappers, front cover lettered in black. Not sewn (others in the series were) - the pages are simply laid into the wrapper. Frontispiece titled: Harlem Belle, by Louis Bouche. A tiny chip from the top of the spine, but this is a fine copy. Printed by Paul Johnston in an edition of 225 copies, as Number 3 in The Latterday Pamphlets series, of which there were six altogether. Faragoh was the screenwriter for numerous films including Frankenstein (1931) and Little Caesar (1931), which gained him a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Adaptation. This booklet contains a 6-page story in which a woman revisits her life throughout 18 years, on moving day. 
Price: 250.00 CAD
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California Book of Undergraduate Verse. 1915., Faust (Frederick) ["Max Brand"], Sidney Howard,  et al.
74 Faust (Frederick) ["Max Brand"], Sidney Howard, et al. California Book of Undergraduate Verse. 1915.
[Berkeley, Calif. : The Associated Student Publications, University of California, Berkeley], 1915. First 
First edition. Cream wrappers, front cover designed and lettered in brown. Wrappers a bit spotted, a bit of wear to corners, small bookplate and ownership signature, a clean very good copy. This compilation contains contributions by Frederick Schiller Faust [aka "Max Brand"], Sidney Coe Howard, others. Very scarce. 
Price: 300.00 CAD
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The Notebooks and Poems of "Max Brand". Edited by John Schoolcraft., Faust (Frederick) [Max Brand]
75 Faust (Frederick) [Max Brand] The Notebooks and Poems of "Max Brand". Edited by John Schoolcraft.

NY: Dodd, Mead, 1957. First edition. Blue boards, black cloth spine lettered in gilt, in a slipcase. Frontispiece. Limited to 750 numbered copies. A fine copy in a very slightly used slipcase, a nice copy. This book was issued in a glasine dust jacket, which is not present here. Frederick Faust, under the pen name "Max Brand", wrote a great many western novels; he was killed in action, in Italy, in 1944. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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76 Ferlinghetti (Lawrence) After The Cries Of The Birds.

San Francisco: Dave Haselwood Books, 1967. First edition. Color wrappers, stapled. Orange fly leaves. Faint wear to edges, about fine. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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When Willie Wet the Bed., Field (Eugene)
77 Field (Eugene) When Willie Wet the Bed.

[np/nd]. A single leaf measuring 5.25 x 7.5 inches. Creased from being twice folded, clean and very good. Above the title is printed: "A Contribution to the Symptomatology of Nocturnal Urinary Inconvenience in Children". After the title: "(Unpublished Poem read by Mr. Eugene Field, before the Chicago Press Club)". An uncommon separate printing of this poem, which was first published in a privately printed edition in Washington, DC, in 1901. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Marriage in Blue., Fisher (A.E.)
78 Fisher (A.E.) Marriage in Blue.

NY: Cosmopolitan, 1931. First edition. Blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black on panels of silver. Some light wear to edges small ownership name and sticker on inner front cover, but a clean very good copy in a slightly chipped dust jacket, which has a couple of old internal tape repairs (yellowed), but is still in nice shape. This is a novel set in Paris and the Riviera in the late 1920s, of tormented young moderns , outspoken and unorthodox. This young New Englander's second novel, preceded by TO THE SUN (1929), a biographical tale about William Shakespeare. A scarce book, particularly in the jacket. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Original typescript of a long poem and a humorous stage play., Gibson (Walter B.) [Maxwell Grant].
79 Gibson (Walter B.) [Maxwell Grant]. Original typescript of a long poem and a humorous stage play.

Seven pages, carbon and typed, many corrections and revisions in pencil. This comprises two versions of a long poem, and a four page humorous stage play. The subject is the opening of a new club in Woodruff (presumably, near Indianapolis). Pages are chipped at edges, the play is on very browned and fragile paper, heavily annotated, edges very chipped but complete. I bought this at the auction of Walter Gibson's estate, in New York State. Gibson, under the name Maxwell Grant, was the author of THE SHADOW. 
Price: 225.00 CAD
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80 Gill (Eric) Caelum et Terra Transibunt.

[San Francisco]: Black Vine Press, 1958. 12mo. A 4-page booklet, comprised of one leaf, twice folded. Two devices by Gill are reproduced. A fine copy. Printed as a keepsake for the joint meeting of the Zamorano Club and the Roxburghe Club, 1958. The poem was written by Gill in 1921, and first appeared in the March, 1922 issue of THE GAME, a magazine published by the St. Dominic's Press. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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