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Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski

Scarce edition of "Notes of a Dirty Old Man" by Charles Bukowski. October 1973 1st Edition, 1st Printing (with $3.00 price on the back cover and no subsequent printings listed on the copyright page); City Lights Books softcover edition; San Francisco. One...

From CraigsClassics

$275.00


COMPLETE SET OF 44 ROYALTY CHECKS, ALL SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS ON VERSO by KEROUAC, Jack; O'HARA, Frank; OLSON, Charles; GINSBERG, Allen; CORSO, Gregory; JONES, LeRoi; ASHBERY, John; WHALEN, Philip; etc

Document. Expected wear. Fine. Complete set of cancelled royalty checks made out by editor Donald Allen to 44 authors who appeared in the landmark poetry anthology THE NEW AMERICAN POETRY: 1945-1960, all SIGNED on the verso by the individual authors. In...

From Charles Agvent

$8,125.00


Desolation Angels by Kerouac, Jack

Coward McCann, Inc., 1965. First edition (NAP). Orange cloth, gilt titles, yellow endsheets. With an Introduction by Seymour Krim. Book very good plus with a few spots at top edge, foreedge but very text block tight, little wear. DJ also very good with ru...

From citynightsbooks

$750.00


THE WESTERN LANDS by Burroughs, William S

New York: Viking Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. 8vo. Quarter green cloth and black boards, with gilt and black spine titles. Decorated end papers. 258 pages. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by William Burroughs on the half title pa...

From Waugh Books

$175.00


Howl for Carl Solomon by Ginsberg, Allen

San Francisco: Grabhorn-Hoyem, 1971. Fine. First edition thus, revised with a new introduction. One of 275 copies signed by Allen Ginsberg on the title page, printed by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem on hand-made paper, and bound in cloth with a drawi...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$2,500.00


HOWL. ORIGINAL DRAFT FACSIMILE, TRANSCRIPT & VARIANT VERSIONS by Ginsberg, Allen

NY: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition, first prnt. Edited by Barry Miles. Preface by Ginsberg. "A Note on the Manuscript" by Miles. Annotations by Ginsberg. Contributions by Carl Solomon and Carl Goy. Appendixes. Index, Black and white illus...

From Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

$550.00


Lonesome Traveler by Jack Kerouac

"Lonesome Traveler" by Jack Kerouac. 1960 1st Edition (stated), First Printing; McGraw-Hill Book Company. With original, un-clipped dust jacket (showing $4.50 price on the front flap). Illustrated.From the dust jacket:"The author is Jack Kerouac, whose li...

From CraigsClassics

$450.00


THE SOFT MACHINE by Burroughs, William S

NY: Grove Evergreen, 1966. First US edition, first prnt. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Signed by Burroughs on the title page. Very slight shelfwear; dustjacket with slight wear at spine ends. Review slip with one corner crease. Clean cop...

From Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

$750.00


Last Exit To Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr

1964 Grove Press trade hardcover format SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the 1/2 title page; "First Printing" appears on the copyright page. Not remainder marked, dj is not price clipped. Dj is very clean with no discoleration, one tiny enclosed rip along the lowe...

From jonny8books

$400.00


Overland to the Islands by LEVERTOV, Denise

Highlands: Jonathan Williams, 1958. Softcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, regular issue. Tall octavo. Fine in wrappers in near fine dustwrapper with light wear at the crown. One of 450 copies. An early collection of poetry by the author....

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$300.00


Doctor Sax by Jack Kerouac

New York: Grove Press, 1959. First edition, hardcover. Octavo, original gray cloth. Book is VG, with only some rubbing on spine, otherwise would perhaps be near-fine, with sharp corners on the boards. Pages are bright, clean, and unmarked, with no signifi...

From Banba Books

$475.00


Yeah 10 (Kill for Peace, July 1965) - includes "Fuck for Peace" insert by Kupferberg, Tuli (ed.)

New York: Birth Press, 1965. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG+. 8vo, 104pp, stapled wrappers. Includes "Fuck for Peace" insert leaflet laid into center spread (tape and toning residue to insert and adjacent pages). ...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller

$200.00


Crucifix in a Deathhand New Poems, 1963-1965 by Bukowski, Charles

Loujon/ Lyle Stuart, 1965. First printing. With etchings by Noel Rockmore. A Loujon Press award book. One of 3,100 signed copies, dated (in pink) 3-20-65. Very good with cover faded, torn/frayed at bottom of spine fold. Wraparound band has several small ...

From citynightsbooks

$775.00


Avant-Garde; Complete Set, 14 Issues by Ginzburg, Ralph (Editor)

New York: Avant-Garde Media,, 1968. A complete 14 issue set of this influential counter-culture magazine, the first issue published in January 1968, the last in June 1971. Very Good to Near Fine, 7 of the issues with minor wear at spine ends, some with li...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


AMERICAN EXPRESS by Corso, Gregory

Paris: The Olympia Press, 1961. First edition, first prnt. 1st state with "15 N.F." printed price on rear wrap. No. 85 in the publisher's "The Traveller's Companion" series. Signed by Corso on the front free endpage. Perfect-bo...

From Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

$900.00


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