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LAX, Robert.
3 or 4 Poems About The Sea.

NY: Journeyman Books (1966).

First edition. 4to. 28 pp. Near fine in stapled wrappers. Design and drawings by Emil Antonucci. A less common Journeyman item.

LAX, Robert.
The Love That Comes.

Passumpsic: Furthermore Press (1984).

First edition. [8 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Lax’s poem designed and with drawings by Michael Lastnite.

LAX, Robert.
Postcard Drawings of Robert Lax.

Lyndonville: Furthermore Press, 1983.

First edition. [16 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. A collection of fourteen drawings. Book design by Michael Lastnite.

LAX, Robert.
Spring Song.

Exeter: Kontexts Publications, 1974.

First edition. Single stiff printed sheet folded once. Wear along fold edge, light scattered foxing; in all, very good plus. Lax’s poem printed in three colors.

The English Poets of the First World War.

London: Thames & Hudson (1981).

First edition. 144 pp w/chronology, bibliography, & notes. Very near fine in like dust jacket. Fifty-eight illustrations. A survey of the major poets.

LEVI, Eliphas translated by Jack Hirschman.
Dove Rose.

Kent: Viscerally Press (1979).

First edition. [12 pp]. Near fine in sewn wrappers. Front and rear cover art by Dean Stockwell. Three works by Alphonse Louis Constant (a 19th century revivalist of the magic tradition) who wrote under the Eliphas Levi name. Viscerally 8.

LEVINE, Philip.
Pennsylvania Pastoral.

Iowa City: Empyrean Press, 2012.

First edition. 13 x 9 ¼ inch illustrated broadside. Fine. Levine’s poem with an illustration based on a watercolor by Deborah Zisko. One of 150 numbered copies on Rives Heavyweight paper SIGNED by Levine and Zisko. At publication price:

[levy, d.a.].
Gronk No. 3: d.a. levy issue.

Toronto: Fleye Press (1967).

First edition. 4to. [16 pp]. Fine in side-stapled wrappers, laid-into a bright yellow cover, printed on both sides. This issue features an excerpt from levy’s “Unmailed Letters to Ed Pederson and (the mysterious) Annburgers” and “to t.l.k. and John S.” Contributions also by bp nichol, David W. Harris, David McFadden, Ivro Vroom, bill bissett, Rah Smith, and Ernst Jandl. An uncommon issue.

LORCA, Federico García.
Sun and Shadow.

London: Enitharmon, 1972.

First edition. 19 pp. Fine in paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped cloth spine. Fine clear acetate dust jacket. Erratum slip present. A prose work, translated by Kathleen Raine and R.M. Nadal, with a facsimile of Lorca’s original manuscript, and two unpublished drawings. One of 225 numbered copies on Cream Laid paper. Halliwell 29.

LORCA, Federico Garcia.
Three Plays: Blood Wedding, Yerma, The House of Benarda Alaba.

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1993).

First edition. xxv + 303 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. A new authorized English translation by Michael Dewell and Carmen Zapata. Introduction by Christopher Maurer.

MAC LOW, Jackson.
20 Forties: 20 Poems from the series “154 Forties” written and revised 1990–1999.

Gran Canaria: Zasterle Press, 1999.

First edition. 49 pp. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

[MAMET, David]. Johnston, Alastair.
The Anarchist.

[Berkeley: Poltroon Press] 2012.

First edition, numbered & signed issue. 13 1 8 x 17 ½ inch illustrated poster, printed in four colors. Fine. Designed and printed by Alastair Johnston at his Poltroon Press. Johnston was commissioned to design a poster for this production, which design was then modified for promotional use. At Mamet’s request, Johnston printed a small run of copies for private distribution, a number of which were signed by Mamet for an edition. Thus, this is one of 20 numbered copies SIGNED by Mamet and Johnston.

McCLURE, Michael.

Berkeley: Poythress Press (1977).

First edition. 4to. [46 pp]. Loose printed sheets housed in a fine quarter cloth and stiff printed paper portfolio with cloth ties. Cover paper and endleaves handmade especially for this edition at The Farnsworth & Serpa Mill. All elements fine. One of 56 copies SIGNED by McClure and Maria Poythress Epes, who printed this volume.

McCLURE, Michael.
Lion Fight.

NY: Pierrepont Press, 1969.

First edition, lettered & signed issue. Full set of 28 3 x 2 ½ inch cards, housed in publisher’s drawstring bag and clear plastic case with pasted-on label. All elements fine. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by McClure on the colophon card.

McCLURE, Michael and Wesley B. Tanner.
The Book of Benjamin.

Berkeley: Arif Press, 1982.

First edition. Fine in printed paper-covered boards. Three signatures of 24 pages each, bound in such a way that the pages can be turned as in a standard book, or the boards be accordioned away from each other to create an entirely different experience of the text. Introduction by Tanner printed inside the front board. One of 125 copies printed in two colors on Caslon Mi-Teintes paper.

MILLER, Henry.
The Theatre & Other Pieces.

NY: Stroker (1979).

First edition, numbered & signed issue. 32 pp. Fine in stapled wrappers. This eleventh issue of Irving Stettner’s Stroker magazine given over to seven prose works by Miller. One of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by Miller. Shifreen & Jackson A226a.

Das Grosse Lalula.

[London]: ICA 1971.

First edition. 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ inch flyer, printed in two colors. One old horizontal fold, else near fine. Morgenstern’s famous poem, “Das Grosse Lalula” overprinted with information for this Kroklok event at the ICA.

[NIEDECKER, Lorine]. Corman, Cid. ed.
Origin 19.

Koyoto: Cid Corman (1970).

Third Series. 64 pp. Sunning to spine and extrems, else near fine in stapled wrappers. This volume presents the complete text (for the first time) of Samperi’s “Morning and Evening” and nine poems by Niedecker. INSCRIBED by Niedecker at the beginning of her section, “Bob — / Very best / to you — / Lorine.”

American Primitive: Poems.

Boston: Atlantic Monthly/Little, Brown (1983).

First edition. 88 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to tips of spine and along rear flap-fold. A nice copy of Oliver’s uncommon fourth trade collection.

PATCHEN, Kenneth.
Orchards, Thrones & Caravans.

[San Francisco]: The Print Workshop (1952).

First edition. 12mo. 52 pp. Fine in wrappers and very near fine printed Invicta Parchment dust jacket. Hand-set in Eric Gill’s Perpetua type and printed by David Ruff at the Greenwood Press. One of 120 numbered copies on handmade Curfew paper SIGNED by Patchen. Morgan A20b.

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