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ATKINS, Russell.
Here in the.

Cleveland: Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1976.

First edition. 52 pp. Fine in printed wrappers. A substantial collection of poems from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. Cleveland Poets Series #13.

The Auerhahn Press.

San Francisco: Auerhahn Press [1959].

First edition. Single long sheet folded three times and tippped into a fine printed folding card. Presents poems and provides publication details for new work by John Wieners, Michael McClure, Philip Lamantia, and Philip Whalen.

Enigma Variations.

Bolinas: Big Sky (1975).

First edition. [46 pp]. Near fine in printed wrappers with light toning to extrems. Cover art and fifteen internal drawings by Philip Guston. Though not called for in the trade edition, SIGNED by Berkson and Guston on the title page.

Flikker Book.

London: Alecto International Limited (1972).

First edition. 64mo. [40 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Distant view of an apartment block that gradually disappears into a single window void. An excellent flip book by the Pop artist.

BUKOWSKI, Charles.
The Cruelty of Loveless Love.

NY: Kunst Editions (2001).

First edition, hors commerce issue. Thirty printed sheets laid into an elaborate clamshell case featuring an inset photograph of Bukowski. Photographs and text by Joan Levine Gannij, foreword by Carl Weissner. One of 25 hors commerce copies from a total edition of 60. Eighteen Bukowski poems accompanied by an equal number of tipped-on photographs of Buk alone, and with a friend.

CARRIÓN, Ulises.

Mexico City: Taller Ditoria, 2007.

First edition. [206 pp]. Fine in printed wrappers. One of 600 numbered copies. A beautifully-printed collection of Carrión’s work.

CARVER, Raymond.
Near Klamath.

Sacramento: English Club of Sacramento State College (1968).

First edition. [40 pp]. Paperclip indent to front cover, else very near fine in printed wrappers. Carver’s first book, a collection of twenty-six poems. Precedes WILL YOU PLEASE BE QUIET, PLEASE? by eight years.

[COMPLETE RUNS]. Calhoun, Douglas with George Butterick. eds.
Athanor 1:1 – 6 (complete).

LeRoy: Athanor, 1971–1975.

Six issues, all very near fine or better in illustrated wrappers. Microbooks present in 1 (Ed Dorn), 2 (Larry Eigner), 3 (Keith Wilson), 4 (John Wieners), and 5 (Anselm Hollo). In addition to the microbook authors, work by Kerouac, Levertov, Malanga, Olson, Corman, Creeley, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, Blazek, and many others appear. For the run:

[COMPLETE RUNS]. Brett, B.T. and Allan Safarik. eds.
Blackfish 1 – 4/5 (complete).

Burnaby: Blackfish (1971–1972/3).

Five issues in four, all fine in illustrated wrappers. Bowering, Livesay, Purdy, Acorn, Gunn, Atwood, Page, and many others appear. For the run:

CONNER, Bruce.
The Afternoon Interviews.

San Francisco: Re/Search Publications (2016).

First edition. 127 pp. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Introduction by Natasha Boas. One of 300 copies. Unedited conversations between Conner and V. Vale, who worked together on Search & Destroy in the late 70s. New, at publication price:

COOLIDGE, Clark. et al.
Lowell Connector: Lines & Shots from Kerouac’s Town.

Stockbridge: Hard Press, 1993.

First edition. 109 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. One of 500 copies. Texts by Clark Coolidge, Michael Gizzi, and John Yau. Photographs by Bill Barrette and Celia Coolidge. SIGNED by Clark Coolidge.

[COOLIDGE, Clark]. Foster, Edward. ed.
Talisman 3: Coolidge Issue.

Hoboken: Talisman (1989).

128 pp. Fine in printed wrappers. This issue features Coolidge, with poems, an essay, and bibliography. Work also by Berkson, Palmer, Silliman, and many others. SIGNED by Coolidge.

DUCHAMP, Marcel.
Notes and Projects for The Large Glass.

NY: Abrams [1969].

First edition. Folio. 217 pp w/notes. Fine in full with cloth with decorated clear acetate dust jacket that has small chips to crown and base of spine, and two short closed tears. Selected, ordered and with an introduction by Arturo Schwarz. Original shipping carton accompanies.

DURRELL, Lawrence.
Sicilian Carousel.

London: Faber & Faber (1977).

First edition. 223 pp w/index. Very near fine in like dust jacket. As well as presenting Durell’s account of his tour, includes a few previously-unpublished poems.

[ENITHARMON PRESS]. Halliwell, Steven.
Alan Clodd and the Enitharmon Press: A Checklist of his Publications 1967–1987 and Private Printings 1958–1998.

London: Enitharmon Press, 1998.

First edition. 77 pp. Fine in full blue cloth with pasted-on cover and spine labels. One of 185 (of 250) numbered copies. Introduction by Jeremy Reed. Illustrated with tipped-on plates. A useful account of the early days of this continuing press.

EVERSON, William.
The Springing of the Blade.

Reno: Black Rock Press, 1968.

First edition. Folio. [42 pp]. Fine in full decorated cloth. One of 180 copies on Rives paper SIGNED by Everson on the second blank leaf.

18th near Castro St. x 24.

San Francisco: NFS Press (1978).

First edition. 16mo. [56 pp]. Near fine in printed wrappers. Photographs of a bus stop beginning at 9:00 am on a Saturday. In addition to the b&w photographs, Fischer provides a running commentary on the experience of taking these pictures. “Inclusion of individuals or groups in this book should in no way be construed as indication of sexual orientation.”

[FOOD & COOKING]. Schwabe, Calvin W.
Unmentionable Cuisine.

Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia (1979).

First edition. 476 pp w/index. Fine in near fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Schwabe on the front free endpaper. A call for the use of “uncommon fish and fowl, and the variety cuts of cattle, pig, and sheep-as well as ‘unmentionable’ animals that are standard fare for millions of non-Americans.” With recipes!

[GOREY, Edward]. Heide, Florence Parry.
Treehorn’s Treasure.

NY: Holiday House (1981).

First edition. [64 pp]. Fine in fine dust jacket. Cover art and interal illustrations by Edward Gorey. SIGNED by Gorey on the title page. Toledano B66a.

GREEN, Henry.

Paris: Gallimard (1954).

First French edition. 301 pp. Near fine in printed wrappers and near fine glassine dust jacket (darkened spine). Translated from the English by Michel Vinaver. One of 60 numbered copies on vélin paper. Green’s masterpiece.

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