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| 176663 [No author]. OLD MAGAZINES PRICE GUIDE.|
Gas City, IN: L-W Book Sales, 1994. 112 pages. Trade paperback. Illustrated. Near Fine. ISBN: 0895380641 $19.95.
| 172330 AKWEKS, Aren. [Kahonhes (John Fadden), illus.]. MIGRATION OF THE IROQUOIS.|
Rooseveltown: White Roots of Peace, 1972. 32 pages. 2nd printing. Short oblong stapled paperback original, illustrated red covers. Illustrated by [John Fadden] Kahonhes. Front and rear cover have large patch of fading along the top and fore-edge otherwise Very Good+. Tiny light bump top front corner. Internally clean, bright and tight. $32.
History of the migration of the Iroquois and the formation of the Five Nations confederacy.
| 141611 ALEXIE, Sherman. THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING: Stories & Poems by Sherman Alexie.|
Hanging Loose, 1992. 84 pages. 2nd printing of the 1st edition. Trade paperback. Presentation copy, inscribed (For ___, Keep dancing) & SIGNED by the author, dated Oct. 1992. Very Good+. tiny bump middle of front cover, light bump top corner. ISBN: 0914610007 $37.
| 167855 ATHOLL, Katherine [Duchess of]. SEARCHLIGHT ON SPAIN .|
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1938. 346 pages. 2nd impression, same month of publication. Mass Market paperback in self-wrapping dustjacket. Maps. Appendix. Very Good+ in Good dustjacket. Cover is extremely bright and clean. Jacket is soiled with short tear along the spine. ISBN: B0006D95T8 $14.95.
| 220156 AVALLONE, Michael. THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. [#1].|
Ace, 1965. 160 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Ace # G-553. Publisher's price of 50 cents. Very Good. Minuscule chip bottom front cover edge, tiny faint crease top front corner. Clean, tight copy, no spine reading creases, names or markings. ISBN: B002DS6PII $2.95.
| 144361 BACHMAN, Richard. [Stephen King]. THE RUNNING MAN.|
Signet, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Very Good - slight chip missing on the top of the spine. Otherwise a clean straight copy. ISBN: 0451115082 $22.
Richard Bachman, pseudonym of Stephen King. A paperback original.
| 177778 BALLARD, J.G. THE IMPOSSIBLE MAN.|
Berkley, 1966. 160 pages. Paperback. Minor wear; free from any bookstore stamps or markings. A very good+ copy. $14.95.
Nine stories, including "The Reptile Enclosure" and "The Delta at Sunset." First mass market edition.
| 177779 BALLARD, J.G. THE WIND FROM NOWHERE.|
Berkley, 1962. 160 pages. Paperback. Two soft creases to back cover; free from any bookstore stamps or markings. A very good+ copy. $24.95.
First US mass market edition of Ballard's first book.
| 128372 BAXTER, Charles. SHADOW PLAY.|
Norton, 1993. 399 pages. 'Advance Reader's Copy' (ARC). Trade paperback, precedes the 1st Hardcover edition. Fine but for light cover fold front and crease rear. ISBN: 0393322742 $1.95.
| 128373 BAXTER, Charles. SHADOW PLAY.|
NY: Norton, 1993. 399 pages. 'Advance Reader's Copy' (ARC). Trade paperback, precedes 1st hardcover edition. Touch of soil bottom, otherwise Fine. ISBN: 0393322742 $5.95.
| 128374 BAXTER, Charles. BELIEVERS.|
NY: Pantheon, 1997. 1st printing. 'Advance Reader's Edition' (ARC). Trade paperback, preceding the 1st hardcover edition. SIGNED by the Author. Fine copy in Fine original mylar and printed cardboard slipcase. Name and date in ink on lightly used slipcase. ISBN: 0679442677 $14.95.
Baxter's fourth collection of short stories.
| 293195 BERGQUIST, Lillian and Irving Moore. YOUR SHOT, DARLING!.|
Graphic Publishing, 1954. 1st Mass Market paperback. Graphic # 84. Cover price 25›. Very Good+. Cover front has a thin vertical crease along the spine and faint corner crease; long vertical crease rear. Bright, solid, clean, no names or markings. ISBN: B000TYZ80E $5.95.
| 157701 BORD, Janet and Colin. THE BIGFOOT CASEBOOK.|
Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1982. 254 pages. Trade paperback. Photos. Chronological list of sightings from 1818 - 1980 ( pgs. 151 - 233). Index. Near Fine-. Tiny '1/2' stamped bottom. ISBN: 0811721426 $40.
One of the nicer books on Bigfoot, based on the work of serious investigators such as John Green, Rene Dahinden, Peter Byrne, et al. Excellent book for the person with a casual interest in Bigfoot. Covers lots of stories and has brief entries for 1000 chronological sightings. Far superior to Philip Rife's 'Bigfoot Across America'. Well written and enjoyable to read and an essential addition to the library of those interested in this area of crytozoology.
| 165389 BOURJAILY, Vance (ed.). [Thomas McGrath, Muriel Rukeyser, John Clellon Holmes]. DISCOVERY NO. 2.|
NY: Cardinal Editions Pocket Books, 1953. 273 pages. 1st Cardinal edition, Mass Market paperback original (PBO). Cardinal No. C-115. Covers in a distinct mid-century modern style. Very Good. Nice bright copy with moderate shelf wear at the edges. Small closed split bottom front cover at the spine fold. ISBN: B000B7CG68 $9.95.
Periodical 'devoted to outstanding short stories, poems and essays published here for the first time'. 20 authors this issue: Erling Larsen, Muriel Rukeyser, Alfredo Segre, John Hollander, Robert Bassing, John Clellon Holmes ('The Horn'), Gladys LaFlamme, Anatole Broyard, Pietro di Donato ('The Widow of Whadda-You-Want'), Thomas McGrath, Evan Hunter ('To Break the Wall'), James Leo Herlihy ('Laughter in the Graveyard'), Babette Deutsch, Christopher Logue, Donald Finkel, Bourjaily, Roger Shattuck, Morton Seif, Gil Orlovitz, and Mary-Carter Roberts.
| 174088 BRADLEY, Marion Zimmer. FALCONS OF NARABEDLA / THE DARK INTRUDER and Other Stories.|
Ace Double, 1971. 2nd Ace printing. Mass Market Paperback originals. Ace Double 22576. Publisher's price of .95 cents. Cover art by Kelly Freas and Mitchell Hooks. Very Good. tight copy. Spine has a thin reading crease and is a little dark. Cover art for both is bright and clean overall; fore-edge of 'Falcons' cover is dark (about a 1/4-inch wide) with a light tiny stain toward the bottom. $1.95.
Novel of a rebellion of science zombies, along with collection of SF tales. Reissue of Ace F-273 with different cover art.
| 165108 BROWN, Dan. THE DA VINCI CODE.|
Doubleday, 2003. 454 pages. Stated First Edition. Trade paperback. Apparent Advance Reading Copy (ARC), though this is an odd duck, as there is no statement indicating what this printing is about. Page 152 has Lyon instead of 'Lille' & has 'skitoma' for 'scotoma' error on page 243, line 25 (this latter occurs at least through the 6th printing). Very Good. One spine crease and one reading crease on front panel. Previous owners name written on top corner of inside cover and stamp to half-title. $65.
| 170317 BROWN, Wenzell. MURDER SEEKS AN AGENT.|
NY: Green Publishing, 1945. 1st printing / edition, trade paperback original (PBO). # 6 in the 'Five Star Mystery' series, with publisher price of 25 cents. Very Good. Bright clean copy with light shelfwear, scuffing rear panel. Tiny tear back cover where it covers the bottom interior binding staple. Nice collectible copy. $8.95.
By the author of the drug novel 'Monkey On My Back'. See Hubin, page 54.
| 214613 BRUNNER, John. THE DAY OF THE STAR CITIES.|
NY: Ace, 1965. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market Paperback original (PBO). Ace #F-361. Publisher's printed price of .40 cents. Jack Gaughan cover. Fine-. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. Appears unread. $3.95.
Was this the beginning of the world's end?.
| 170176 BURKE, E. M. THE STORY OF SEARS IN AMERICA.|
Chicago: Sears-Roebuck, 1952. 8 staple-bound pamphlets of approximately 16 pages each bound into cloth boards with title stamped in gilt on cover. Oversize, 10 x 13 inches. Profuse b/w photos. Near Fine. No dustjacket. Covers with some light rubbing. $57.
| 144360 BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. THE GIRL FROM FARRIS'S.|
Charter Books, 1979. First paperback edition. Very Good - some dirt smudging on the back. $25.
A very scarce adventure novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
| 131656 CAMERON, Lou. THE DRAGON'S SPINE.|
NY: Avon, 1969. 191 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market paperback original. Very Good. ISBN: B0007GMIRA $3.95.
Vietnam thriller. Two soldiers - one white, one black - survive an ambush and hope to get out alive, 'if they don't kill each other first.' Newman finds the attempt to tell some of the story from the Montagnard viewpoint of interest. Scarce. See 'Newman 46'.
| 165708 CARPENTER, Margaret. EXPERIMENT PERILOUS.|
NY: Pocket Books, 1944. 237 pages. 1st Pocket printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Pocket Books # 278. Very Good+, tiny chip head of spine. Tiny 199 inked on front endpaper. Cover art is clean and bright. Tight copy. $2.95.
| 293201 CASSIDY, George. BAIT.|
Beacon, 1962. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Beacon B525F. Very Good++. Spine has a quite faint reading crease. Solid copy, no names, marks or tears. Nice copy, cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B000NDWUOS $12.95.
| 142238 CERULLI, Dom, Burt Korall, & Mort Nasatir, (eds.). THE JAZZ WORD.|
Ballantine, 1960. 239 pages. First printing. Mass market paperback original. 7 b/w photos. Ballantine #F363 K & publisher price of 50 cents. Very Good+. Medium to light yellowing of text. Faint crease upper right corner of front cover. $9.95.
Series of articles on jazz/blues artists and by artists themselves. Includes poems by Jack Kerouac, pieces by Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins, Nat Hentoff, and many others from a variety of sources.
| 120963 CLAUSEN, Jan. AFTER TOUCH.|
NY: Out & Out Books, 1975. 1st edition. Trade paperback. Spine a bit darkened, moderate wear all around, Very Good-. ISBN: 0918314011 $2.95.
Clausen's first book, with over 30 poems. A Northwest and lesbian author deservedly acclaimed. 'Grier A**'.
| 132097 COEN, Ethan. GATES OF EDEN.|
NY: Weisbach Morrow, 1998. 261 pages. Trade paperback. 'Advance Reading Copy' (ARC). With publisher's promo card laid in and initialed by Rob Weisbach. Faint signs of wear two rear corners, Fine. ISBN: 0688159141 $2.95.
14 stories with the same impossible mix of offbeat humor, brutal irony, unexpected tenderness and pure slapstick comedy that has won Coen his reputation as one of the most distinctive filmmakers working today. His first book.
| 131954 CRONKITE, Walter. CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Vietnam Perspective.|
NY: Pocket, (1965). 112 pages. 1st edition, trade paperback original. Illustrated. Small punch hole one corner and sticker residue. Otherwise a Very Good+, unread copy. $6.95.
'An unbiased analysis of the Vietnam crises: Its history, why we are there, what we are doing, what must be done, an examination by the nation's top policy makers, new reporters and analysis'. One of the earliest American media looks at the Vietnam War. Relatively scarce.
| 125471 DAVIS, Jon. WEST OF NEW ENGLAND.|
np: Frontier Award Committee, 1983. 32 pages. Stiff stitched printed softcover chapbook. 1 of 250 hand printed copies, each numbered, this being copy #113, and SIGNED by the Author. Promotional copy, with two letters laid in. Near Fine. ISBN: B002DT8C8S $15.95.
Poetry, winner of the 1982 Merriam-Frontier Award at the University of Montana. Davis also wrote 'Scrimmage of Appetite' and 'Dangerous Amusements'. Other winners include Michael Umphrey, Janisse Ray, Richard Robbins, Frances Kuffel. Scarce.
| 293202 DEAN, Anthony. SCREEN TEST.|
Wee Hours, 1966. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Cover art by Gene Bilbrew. Wee Hours #WH 516. Good+. Spine has a thin reading crease, tiny split bottom front corner. Cover has a long thin corner crease bottom front. Solid copy, cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B000IZMAD2 $19.95.
Scarce, with only one library holding in WorldCat.
| 177462 DELANY, Samuel R. THEY FLY AT CIRON.|
Tor, 1995. 222 pages. 1st Tor printing / edition. Hardcover. Fine- in Fine- dustjacket. 5 minuscule faint fore-edge spots near the bottom. Unread, bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: 0312857756 $4.95.
First Tor edition, following the original limited edition of 1,077 copies published in 1993 by Seattle's Incunabula press in 1993. Cover praise by Ursula Le Guin, Connie Willis, Joanna Russ.
| 173891 DELANY, Samuel. HOGG.|
Normal: FC2 / Black Ice Books, 1996. 219 pages. Trade paperback. SIGNED by the Author and dated 2007 in Seattle. Near Fine. Bright and tight with just the lightest signs of shelf wear. Appears unread. ISBN: 1573660116 $60.
Unpublished for 20 years, hardcore smut by this now well-established science fiction author... (also a composer, musician, bisexual African American, one-time husband (1961-1980) of poet Marilyn Hacker).
| 132804 DOBIE, J. Frank. THE MEZCLA MAN.|
El Paso: Privately printed for Bertha & Frank Dobie, 1954. 11 pages. First Separate edition. Stapled paperback, illustrated wraps. Frontis illustration by Jose Cisneros. One of 1000 copies, designed by Carl Hertzog. Very Good+. Vertical crease rear cover. $75.
Christmas greeting from Bertha and Frank Dobie for 1954. 'The cover design was obtained by making prints from an adobe - the native 'bricks' of the Southwest for more than four centuries. Mud, straw and pebbles create textural design.' From the library of folklorist Stith Thompson, though without physical evidence of same. Nice, scarce Dobie item. See Lowman 89.
| 129963 DUFRESNE, John. LOUISIANA POWER AND LIGHT.|
Plume, 1995. 306 pages. 1st trade paperback edition. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the Author the year of publication. Near Fine. ISBN: 0452275024 $2.95.
| 172127 DYLAN, Bob. TARANTULA.|
Madison, WI: np, nd. 95 pages. Stapled trade paperback, stiff white covers with illustration of Dylan on the cover. Very Good+ but for the heavy browning along the spine, light browning the rest of the edges. Text pages are clean and bright throughout. Nice solid copy. $1250.
Accumulation of prose and poetry from a major spokesman of the 60s generation. Early edition, published after the Hibbing pirate; this pirated edition is one of several published prior to Macmillan's edition in 1971 (who delayed publication some five years after it was originally scheduled).
| 133934 EHRHART, W.D. MARKING TIME.|
Avon, 1986. 295 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market paperback original. SIGNED by the Author. Unread copy. Light discoloring front cover along spine and foot of spine cover, otherwise Very Good+. ISBN: 0380899655 $9.95.
Poet Bill Ehrhart went to Vietnam as a 17 year old Marine, got a chest covered with medals, a souvenir rifle and nightmares before returning to the US to protest the war. The first volume in a trilogy of his memoirs, recently reissued as 'Passing Time'. Surprisingly scarce.
| 134038 EHRHART, W.D. EMPIRE.|
Richford: Samisdat, 1978. 32 pages. Stapled paperback chapbook. Issued by 'Samisdat ', Volume 17, #3, 66th release. Very Good. $35.
The text consists wholly of Ehrhart's poems, two being quite specific to the war in Asia ('Letter to a North Vietnamese soldier...', 'Vietnamese-Cambodian War', with others touching on those wars or war in general. 'Letter' describes his experience in Hue, during the Tet offensive in 1968, nearly getting killed by a rocket propelled grenade. I have put this poem online, which any decent search engine will locate. Very Scarce.
| 175030 EHRHART, W.D. JUST FOR LAUGHS.|
Vietnam Generation, Inc. & Burning Cities Press, 1990. 84 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Fine-. Tiny scrape bottom rear spine corner and top front edge near the spine. ISBN: 0962852406 $60.
| 144369 ELLISON, Harlan. ELLISON WONDERLAND.|
Paperback Library, 1962. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback original. Very Good - top & bottom of spine are slightly rubbed. $20.
| 132008 ERDRICH, Louise. THE BINGO PALACE.|
NY: HarperCollins, (1994). 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. 'Advance Reading Copy' (ARC), preceding the hardcover; SIGNED by the Author. Near Fine. Tiny bit of wear two front cover corners, touch of soil bottom. $12.95.
| 132133 ERDRICH, Louise. TALES OF BURNING LOVE.|
NY: HarperCollins, 1996. 1st edition. Trade paperback. 'Advance Reading Copy' (ARC), SIGNED by the Author. Touch soiled bottom, otherwise Fine. ISBN: 0060176059 $11.95.
Five women, each once married to the same man, stranded in a blizzard with stories to tell.
| 134018 ERDRICH, Louise. TRACKS.|
Holt, 1988. 1st edition. Pictorial Paperback. 'Advanced Uncorrected Proof'. Precedes the hardback. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise Fine. ISBN: 0805008950 $2.95.
| 134020 ERDRICH, Louise. TRACKS.|
Holt, 1988. 1st edition. Pictorial Paperback. 'Advanced Uncorrected Proof'. SIGNED by the Author. Precedes the hardback. Light gouges (label removal?) near bottom of front cover (not perforated) with offsetting affect to first couple pages. Small nick rear cover fold. ISBN: 0805008950 $7.95.
| 144484 FARMER, Philip Jose. IMAGE OF THE BEAST.|
Chicago: Playboy Press, 1979. Paperback. Includes Image of the Beast & Blown. First combined edition. Very Good - slight wear. ISBN: 0872165574 $20.
| 165403 GARDNER, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE DANGEROUS DOWAGER.|
NY: Pocket Books, 1943. 236 pages. 1st Pocket printing, Mass Market paperback. Pocket Book # 252. Very Good-. Name inside cover. Cover art is bright and clean, with two very thin creases, one down the middle of the artwork. Spine darkened from a house fire, and small split top front spine cover fold. Book is tight and interior pages clean and bright. ISBN: 0345331923 $2.95.
Perry Mason mystery novel.
| 127553 GARSON, Barbara. MAC BIRD!.|
Berkeley: Grassy Knoll, 1966. 56 pages. Stapled paperback, Orange wraps original. [95 cents]. Illustrated. Very Good. Name label front endpaper, light cover soil. $4.95.
Issued in this final form, an influential satire of LBJ (originally published in a shorter and limited edition version). This edition predates the first performance of the play in January of 1967. Later printed by Grove Press for mass distribution.
| 171013 GARSON, Barbara. MAC BIRD!.|
Berkeley: Grassy Knoll, 1966. 56 pages. Stapled paperback, Orange wraps original. [95 cents]. Illustrated. Very Good+. $5.95.
Issued in this final form, an influential satire of LBJ (originally published in a shorter and limited edition version). This edition predates the first performance of the play in January of 1967. Later printed by Grove Press for mass distribution.
| 172423 GARSON, Barbara. MAC BIRD!.|
Berkeley: Grassy Knoll, 1966. 56 pages. Stapled paperback, Orange wraps original. [95 cents]. Illustrated by Lisa Lyons. Very Good. Light fading of the spine and edges. Text pages bright and clean, no names or markings. ISBN: B000QA7AMK $3.95.
Issued in this final form, an influential satire of LBJ (originally published in a shorter limited edition). This edition predates the first performance of the play in January of 1967. Later printed by Grove Press for mass distribution.
| 293189 GILBERT, Edwin. HARD TO GET. (The Squirrel Cage).|
Popular Library, 1952. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Popular Library 469 with cover price of 25›. Good. Spine is lightly caved with reading crease and strongly slanted. Cover art bright and clean. ISBN: B0027MPNN8 $2.95.
| 177250 GOLDSTEIN, Richard (ed.). THE POETRY OF ROCK.|
Bantam, 1969. 147 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Illustrated. Index. Near Fine. 1/3-inch split bottom front spine corner, just the lightest signs of shelf wear, page edges lightly age-tanned. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. $7.95.
'The most comprehensive collection of great rock lyrics': Chuck Berry, Roger Miller, Lennon-McCartney, Paul Simon, Donovan, Leonard Cohen, The Doors....
| 141612 GOREY, Edward. CATEGORY: 50 Drawings by Edward Gorey.|
Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Unpaginated. 1st edition. Small trade paperback, gray wraps. Very Good. Spine is sunned & copy is lightly soiled & mottled. Text pages clean & bright. $38.
| 293126 GORKY, Maxim. 26 MEN AND A GIRL and Other Stories.|
Avon, 1957. Mass Market paperback. Very Good+. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. Appears unread. $4.95.
| 163624 GOULD, F.C. PSILOCYBIN CULTIVATION.|
Chapel Hill: Design Books, 1976. 55 pages. Trade paperback. Photos. Very Good+. Clean and tight copy with light cover wear. ISBN: B0006Y8J3U $50.
| 144485 GREENE, Graham. GRAHAM GREENE'S NINETEEN STORIES.|
Lion Books, 1955. First Paperback printing. Very Good - slight discoloration on the bottom of the spine Some general wear otherwise a very good copy. $14.95.
| 171862 GREW, William. [pseudonym for William O'Farrell]. DOUBLES IN DEATH.|
Perma Books, 1955. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Perma Books #M-3019. Very Good+. Very bright and tight. Slight spine slant, light trivial signs of reading wear, faint crease at the spine and cover folds. Tiny scrath front cover. No names or markings. Solid handsome copy. $2.95.
'Lily Hanson was too smart to stay alive.' Meanwhile, over to Judy's, she backed away, whimpering. This man was not her husband. He had the eyes of a killer. And he was walking towards her.' (Those eyes must have been a clue that dinner was not up to snuff...) O'Farrell (1904-1962) wrote some 15 mystery/detective hard-boiled novels and roughly 20 uncollected mystery/detective stories. 1959 Edgar Allan Poe Award winner.
| 131556 HARP, Reed. WINTER GARDENS|
Austin: Thorp Springs Press, 1989. 108 pages. Trade paperback original. One corner of cover rubbed, tiny tear rear, otherwise Near Fine. ISBN: 0914476726 $9.95.
| 170398 HARRIS, Sara with the assistance of Harriet Crittenden. FATHER DIVINE: Holy Husband.|
NY: Permabooks, 1954. 354 pages. 1st Mass Market paperback edition. Permabooks # P300. Very Good+. Clean and tight throughout, bright clean cover art. $6.95.
| 168905 HARRIS, Timothy. KRONSKI-McSMASH.|
NY: Lancer Books, 1969. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Lancer # 75171 with publisher price of 95 cents. Very Good. Spine slanted, light edge wear. Cover art clean and bright. $9.95.
Author's first novel, a send-up of 1960's counterculture, as a freaked-out hippie flees a turned-on cop. Harris also wrote 'American Gigolo' and 'Heat Wave'.
| 133744 HAWKINS, Evelyn. VIETNAM NURSE.|
NY: Zebra, 1984. 384 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Near Fine. ISBN: 0821714597 $1.95.
Novel of a military volunteer nurse and the horrors she encounters. See 'Newman 288'.
| 144487 HIMES, Chester. IF HE HOLLERS LET HIM GO.|
Signet Books, 1949. Paperback. First paperback printing. Very Good - corners of the cover are slightly bent. $14.95.
Chester Himes' first novel.
| 144489 HOFFMAN, Abbie. ['Free']. REVOLUTION FOR THE HELL OF IT.|
Pocket Books, 1970. First paperback edition. Very Good - slightly worn, spine a bit slanted. ISBN: 0671780328 $9.95.
As written by Free.
| 133769 HOFFMAN, Alice. TURTLE MOON: A Novel.|
Putnam's Sons, 1992. Paperback. 1st edition thus. Special Presentation Edition, SIGNED by the Author, for friends of the author and publisher. With publisher's card for this presentation copy laid in. Very light cover rubbing, otherwise Fine. ISBN: 0399137203 $2.95.
| 141620 HOWARD, Robert. THE GREY GOD PASSES.|
Columbia: Miller, 1975. 36 pages. 1st edition. Paperback Chapbook. Illustrated by Walter Simonson. Near Fine. Copy is clean & tight, with light fading to spine. $11.95.
| 168003 JASTROW, Joseph. FREUD: His Dream and Sex Theories (The House That Freud Built).|
NY: Pocket Books, 1948. 290 pages. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Index. Very Good+. Bright handsome book, no markings or creases. Just the lightest signs of shelf wear. Front cover bright and clean, a nice collectible copy. ISBN: B000B7OYV8 $4.95.
| 144111 KANTER, Emanuel. THE AMAZONS.|
Chicago: Charles Kerr, 1926. 121 pages. 1st edition. Small paperback. Very Good+ but for light reading crease. Book is tight. Light soiling on cover. $19.95.
| 293194 KEENE, Day. WAKE UP TO MURDER.|
Avon, 1955. 1st Avon printing / edition, Mass Market paperback. Avon # 660. Cover price 25›. Very Good. Spine has light caving. Cover has two minuscule nicks front fore-edge, one bottom rear. Bright, solid, clean, no names or markings. $8.95.
| 173024 KEYES, Frances Parkinson. THE SAFE BRIDGE.|
NY: Avon, no date [copyright 1934; circa 1964]. 253 pages. Reprint. Mass Market paperback. Avon Book # S-113. Publisher's price of 60 cents. Fine-. Faint spine crease, probably from the binding process, as the book appears unread. Bright, tight with no names, markings or tears. Collector or gift quality. $3.95.
| 171110 KNIGHT, Arthur and Kit (editors). BEAT JOURNEY.|
California, PA: Arthur and Kit Knight, 1978. 175 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos by Fred McDarrah. Near Fine-. Thin vertical cover creases snug to the spine. Bright, clean, tight, no spine creasing, names, markings, or tears. ISBN: 0934660026 $21.
Being Volume 8 of 'The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual.' With cover photo of Burroughs. John Clellon Holmes interview and Kerouac. Contributions by/on Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, John Clellon Holmes, Carolyn Cassady, Michael McClure, Joanna McClure, Gregory Corso, Herbert Huncke, William Burroughs, Philip Whalen.
| 171111 KNIGHT, Arthur and Kit (editors). BEAT DIARY.|
California, PA: Arthur and Kit Knight, 1977. 175 pages. 1st printing / edition. Large Trade paperback, photo illustrated red wraps. Photos by Fred McDarrah. Very Good+ but for large light dampstain bottom margin of the first 10 pages. Two creases bottom front cover corner, light spine fading. $25.
Being Volume 5 of 'The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual.' Contributions by William Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Gregory Corso, Diane di Prima, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Hunke, Michael McClure, Howard Norse, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Whalen, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, Peter Orlovsky, John Cellon Holmes, Louis Cartwright, Carl Solomon.
| 170714 L'HEUREUX, John. NO PLACE FOR HIDING: New poems.|
NY: Doubleday 1971. 60 pages. Trade paperback. Near Fine-. Price blocked. Clean, tight and bright. ISBN: 0802139280 $1.95.
| 135223 LAIDLAW, Brett. THREE NIGHTS IN THE HEART OF THE EARTH.|
NY: Norton, 1988. 1st edition. Trade paperback, 'Advance Reading Copy' (ARC). Near Fine. ISBN: 0393025101 $1.95.
Laidlaw's first novel.
| 132242 LARSON, Charles. THE CHINESE GAME.|
NY: Pocket, (1970). 172 pages.1st mass market paperback issue. Tiny tear bottom front cover, Very Good. $4.95.
Novel based on author's protracted visit to Vietnam in 1963; depicts an army advisor's involvement with Vietnamese factional politics. See 'Newman 72'.
| 144490 LAWRENCE, D.H. LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER.|
Penguin Books, 1946. Paperback. First American printing following the 1929 hardcover edition. Very Good - chip on the bottom of the spine. $20.
This is the abridged edition.
| 173071 LEADER, John. OREGON THROUGH ALIEN EYES.|
Portland: The Irwin-Hodson Company, 1922. 147 pages. Trade paperback, dark green wraps. Good. Internally bright clean and solid book. Cover has a 1-inch piece missing top front corner, small corner piece missing bottom rear. Magic tape has been applied the full length of the spine. $55.
Leader was ROTC program head at the University of Oregon in 1916. Personal experiences based on running the officers' training program, and establishing a Home Guard in the Northwest during WWI.
| 293204 LEE, Gypsy Rose. GYPSY.|
Dell, 1959. 1st Dell printing. Mass Market paperback. Dell D307 with 35› cover price. Near Fine. Front cover has thin crease along the spine fold. Cover art is bright and clean. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: B001205Q60 $20.
| 175465 LENNON, John. IN HIS OWN WRITE and A SPANIARD IN THE WORKS.|
New American Library / Signet, 1967. 175 pages. First paperback printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Multiple b/w illustrations. Signet Q3036. Publisher price of 95 cents. Fine-. An unread copy. Tiny touch of wear top edges of the spine, light age-tanning of page edges. Bright, tight and clean. No names, marks or creasing. Collector quality. $40.
Two Lennon works in one small omnibus volume, illustrated by Lennon.
| 134323 LEWIS, Jack. GUNS AND GUERRILLAS.|
North Hollywood: Challenge, 1966. 155 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Pages lightly tanned from age, otherwise Very Good+. $17.
'The truth about our boys in Vietnam...' Scarce.
| 170600 MAILER, Norman, Paul Krassner, et al. WE ACCUSE.|
Berkeley: Diablo, 1965. 160 pages. Stated 1st printing / edition. Paperback original (PBO). Very Good. Cover has some light minor spotting, text pages are clean and bright, no markings or creasing. $14.95.
'A powerful statement of the new political anger in America, as revealed in the speeches given at the 36-hour 'Vietnam Day' protest in Berkeley, California.' Early antiwar statements at the 36-hour 'Vietnam Day' educational protest (the largest ever in the history of the US) at UC Berkeley which attracted, at peak moments, 12,000 people; reads like a who-is-who: Paul Krassner, Mario Savio, Robert Parris, Isaac Deutcher, Felix Greene, Spock, Bertrand Russell, I.F. Stone, Norman Thomas, Dick Gregory, Paul Potter, Staughton Lynd, Dave Dellinger, Draper, etc. Scarce early piece.
| 134574 MANION, Gina O'Brien. MAMA WENT TO WAR.|
Sheperdsville: Victor Publishing, 1966. 81 pages. 2nd printing. Paperback original. Photos. Sketches by Marilyn Manion Thies. Cover shows some aging, otherwise clean and tight Very Good+ copy. $9.95.
Early autobiographical account by a woman who visited her Army son in Viet Nam, Chiang Kai-Shek and other Rightwing Worthies of the Free World.
| 163469 MARK, Ted. THE MIDWAY AT MIDNIGHT.|
Manor Books, 1975. 192 pages. Reprint. Mass Market paperback. Good plus. Light edge & corner wear. Pages with some horizontal undulation. $16.95.
| 144362 MATHESON, Richard. THE SHRINKING MAN.|
Fawcett, 1956. First edition. Paperback. Very Good - chip missing from the spine, some creases on the back. $20.
A Gold Medal paper original of the classic s.f. novel.
| 170858 McMULLEN, Mary. STRANGLE HOLD.|
NY: Dell, . 223 pages. 1st paperback printing / edition, Mass Market . Cover art by Fred Scotwood, original price of .25 cents. Dell # 713. Very Good. 3 short thin, light creases on front cover, not affecting the art. Light scattered foxing on outside edges all-around. Clean and bright, no spine creasing, names or markings. $3.95.
'A flawless first mystery'. The author's first book, Best First Mystery Award winner: a necktie strangler has them in knots.
| 134601 MICHAELES, M.M. SUICIDE COMMAND.|
NY: Lancer, (1967). 158 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Lancer #73-590 with .60 cent price on cover. Minor damp discoloring top edge, some waviness to some outer page edges, without effect to text. A decent reading copy with bright covers and cover art. $1.95.
Combat action novel. A new Army captain in Vietnam replaces a 'hero' and the question is whether Delta Company will follow him into hell. This is the true first, preceding a Prestige edition (Newman) and a Magnum edition. See 'Newman 34'.
| 156101 MICHELINE, Jack, Editor [B. A. Uronovitz, Stephen Tropp, Neil Chassman, Murray Brown, John Richardson, Roberts Blossom]. SIX AMERICAN POETS.|
Harvard Book Company, 1964. 73 pages. First edition. Trade paperback. Illustrated, b/w photos of contributors. Association copy, inscribed on title page, 'To Anselm Hollo, True poet & lover of poetry', & SIGNED by the author, 'Jack Micheline, London Sept. 1964'. Good+. Covers rubbed, with some fading. Diagonal crease across back cover. Text-edges and inside covers with some soiling. Light edge and corner wear. $40.
| 167071 MICHENER, James A. SAYONARA.|
NY: Bantam, 1955. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Bantam Giant # A1318 with publisher's price of 35 cents. Very Good. Bright covers, two light thin spine reading creases. A tiny 's' inked on front cover just below the title. Top corner page edges a bit darkened. Internally clean throughout, collectible. ISBN: 0449204146 $3.95.
'Fierce and tender tale of love and war...probes unflinchingly into the question of why so many American men prefer the tender and submissive women of the exotic East'.
| 171870 MILLER, Henry. [Emil White, editor]. HENRY MILLER: Between Heaven and Hell.|
Big Sur: Emil White, 1961. 102 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos. Introduction by Emil White. Very Good+. In protective mylar. $35.
| 131993 MILLER, Nolan. NEW CAMPUS WRITING, NO. 2.|
NY: Bantam, 1957. 277 pages. 1st Mass Market paperback edition. Bantam #F1649. Relatively tight Very Good copy with minor cover shelf wear. No spine creasing. $4.95.
Anthology with 35 works from campuses across America. Contributors include: Barbara Probst Solomon, George Starbuck, Philip Levine, Clancy Carlile, Tillie Olsen, David Madden, Vi Gale.
| 164990 MILLER, Warren. THE SIEGE OF HARLEM.|
NY: Fawcett, 1965. 1st printing of the Mass Market paperback edition. Fawcett Crest # R833. Near Fine but for spine a little dark. Tight, unread copy. ISBN: B00005XW4X $4.95.
Scathing fable, mid-1960s political satire: 'The story of the year Harlem seceded from the Union...'.
| 293199 MONASH, Paul. HOW BRAVE WE LIVE.|
Avon, 1952. Mass Market paperback. Avon #405. Very Good++. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. $4.95.
| 128197 MONROE, Malcolm. THE MEANS IS THE END IN VIETNAM.|
White Plains: Murlagan Press, 1968. 124 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback original. Very Good but for stamp front endpaper, small bump to spine. ISBN: B0006BT4UA $8.95.
A view from the private sector, written by a conservative Republican lawyer, businessman, and churchman opposed to the war. A polemic on the political and legal ramifications of the war. Scarce.
| 164766 MONROE, Malcolm. THE MEANS IS THE END IN VIETNAM.|
White Plains: Murlagan Press, 1968. 124 pages. 1st edition, Trade paperback original. Near Fine-. 'Review copy' stamped on front endpaper, an unread copy with light edge darkening around the edges and spine. ISBN: B0006BT4UA $14.95.
A view from the private sector, a polemical work on the political and legal ramifications of the war. Monroe was a conservative Republican, lawyer, businessman, and churchman opposed to the war. Scarce book.
| 158312 MONTGOMERY, John. KEROUAC WEST COAST: A Bohemian Pilot, Detailed Navigational Instructions.|
Palo Alto: Fels & Firn Press, 1976. Unpaginated. Paperback booklet with stapled binding. First paperback edition. 1 of 2000 copies. Good-, covers lightly rubbed, light creasing at corners & spine. $14.95.
| 141998 MOORE, Colleen. COLLEEN MOORE'S DOLL HOUSE.|
NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1935. 32 pages. Large stapled paperback. Photos. Good+. Small piece missing top edge of the cover and first two pages, not affecting type or photos. Small faint stain throughout with minor affect. $6.95.
Story of the most exquisite miniature castle in the world. Filled with close-up photos of the rooms, a souvenir style pamphlet, with many b&w photos. The accompanying text describes the history of the castle and its contents.
| 170733 MORRIS, Richard. POETRY IS A KIND OF WRITING.|
Berkeley: Thorp Springs Press, 1975. Not paginated. 1st printing / edition. Stapled paperback, illustrated wraps. Preface by the author. Very Good+. Light cover soiling, mostly the rear wrap. ISBN: 0914476378 $22.
| 112990 NEW AMERICAN REVIEW. NEW AMERICAN REVIEW # 1, 2, 3, 4. (4 volume box set).|
New American Library, 1967-68. Mass Market Paperback originals. #1 and 2 are later printings, 3 and 4 are 1st editions. In illustrated slipcase. Very Good, #1 has light reading creases; #2 is Near Fine. 3 and 4 are Fine. With Very Good+ slipcase with light wear at the corners. $5.95.
#1 Includes the Vietnam War-related short story 'The Room' by Victor Kolpacoff. Also includes Gass, Sexton, Paley, Roszak, Gluck, Sukenick, among others. #2 has Hentoff, Doctorow, Barth, Coover, Hoagland, Grass, Hugo, Stafford, etc. #3 includes Herbst, Barthelme, Dennison, Paul West, Cassill. #4 has Coover, Banks, Richler, Ronald Steel, James Welch, and others.
| 163470 PEARCE, Donn. COOL HAND LUKE.|
Fawcett, 1965. 192 pages. First paperback edition. Mass Market paperback. Good. Light reading creases. Light edge & corner wear. Some light yellowing of text. Spine slightly cocked. $12.95.
| 174538 PERIODICAL. [Underground Press Syndicate Collective]. COUNTDOWN: A Subterranean Magazine. No. 3.|
NY: Signet / New American Library, 1970. 149+ pages, numbered in reverse. Mass Market Paperback original, 1st printing / edition. Near Fine. A couple spine creases, but still extremely tight, and feels unread. Bright, solid and clean; no names or marks. ISBN: 045104276X $16.95.
Multimedia production of essays, information, poetry, trips, photos, etc. Pages numbered backwards (counting down...). A short-lived self-proclaimed 'subterranean' magazine, reflecting the turbulent 60s [Black Panthers, Vietnam War, underground comics, anti-Police state (Hey! Welcome to 2008!)]. This issue includes pieces on Allen Ginsberg, the Rolling Stones (pre-dinosaur manifestation!) and more. Assembled by the Underground Press Syndicate Collective. Issued June of 1970.
| 164474 PERIODICAL. [Walter Gibson aka Maxwell Grant]. THE SHADOW. Vol. LI, No. 1. March 1946. The Mother Goose Murders.|
NY: Street and Smith, 1946. 130 pages. Trade paperback. Illustrated. Good+. Bright clean copy with first 15 pages a little dog-eared, small tears foot of spine. $25.
Complete Shadow novel, The Mother Goose Murders by Maxwell Grant, among other authors.
| 127636 PERIODICAL. DORSEY, George, et al, (eds.) [Alan Watts, Ray Bradbury, William Carlos Williams]. CONTACT 1: The San Francisco Journal of New Writing, Art, and Ideas.|
Sausalito: Angel Island, 1958. 1st edition. Trade paperback. Very Good. Name on title page. Tiny tears at spine ends, small corner creases bottom of front and rear cover. $13.95.
Premier issue. Contributors include Alan Watts, Evan S. Connell, Ray Bradbury, William Saroyan, William Carlos Williams, among many others and a letter from Norman Mailer. Special graphic portfolios of Van Gogh drawings and the Monterey Jazz Festival.
| 156332 PERIODICAL. GALLAGHER, Tess, & William York (eds.) (Joe Duemer, Diane Nelson, Paul Hunter, Thom Jones, et al.). ASSAY Vol. XXVI No. 1.|
Seattle: University of Washington, 1970. 60 pages. Staple-bound literary journal. Very Good+. Light corner wear. Very light crease on front cover aDJacent to spine. $25.
Rare signature by Nelson Bentley, now deceased head of Creative Writing Program at U of W, on title page. Joe Duemer, Diane Nelson, John Engstrom, Dennis Williams, Joanne Ward, Paul Hunter, Martin Wampler, Laura D. Wycoff, George Slanger, Thom Jones, et al.
| 176462 PERIODICAL. LIFTON, Joan (ed.). COLLECTIVE. A Student Publication of the International Center of Photography Education Department.|
NY: International Center of Photography, 1989. 18 pages. Large stapled paperback magazine. Profusely illustrated, some in color. Very Good+. A little light damp puckering bottom rear cover with light effect to page gutters. $20.
3rd annual publication of works of photojournalism and Documentary students.
| 174193 PETERS, Soliman. BUSINESS AS USUAL.|
Paris: Ophelia Press, 1958. 189 pages. 1st edition, printed February, 1958. Small trade paperback, original printed blue wrappers. Publisher's 3/4 x 1 1/2-inch price sticker stating this is not to be sold in the UK or USA on rear cover. Very Good. Nice solid book, with light fading along the spine and the cover edges. Light bump top rear spine corner. Spine is lightly caved with a couple light reading stress creases. No names, marks or tears. $80.
| 164470 PINO, Pedro Lee. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A VIETNAM VET: A Collection of War Poems.|
DeeMar Communications, 1996. 50 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback original. Cover illustration by Lynn Brearley. Fine- but for tiny scrape top rear corner, a few light, tiny dings front corner. ISBN: 0964645033 $100.
Poems written as therapy. One soldier's personal journey from fear/confusion of going to war in a foreign land to acceptance of self upon returning home during one of America's most troubling times. Pino writes 'Uncertain as to where I stood on war back then, my thoughts of war today are very strong. Life has not been given to us to be wasted so fruitlessly. Let peace be our way to combat war and love the tool to defeat it'. Scarce.
| 134447 POLNER, Murray (ed.). WHEN CAN I COME HOME? A Debate On Amnesty for Exiles, Anti-War Prisoners and Others.|
Garden City: Anchor/Doubleday, 1972. 267 pages. Paperback original. Good. Ex-library copy, library number taped to spine, tape reinforced inside at cover folds and two inch tear front cover at the fold. Otherwise clean and tight. Very decent reading copy. ISBN: 0385051190 $4.95.
Thoughtful book on sticky issues, with pieces by Gaylin, Lifton, Reston, Jr., Rusher, Steinfels, Swomley, et al. Scarce.
| 169409 POWERS, Tim. ON STRANGER TIDES.|
NY: Ace, 1988. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Great cover art by Jim Gurney. Fine-. Unread. ISBN: 0441626866 $17.95.
Pirate/fantasy novel. The protagonist sails to Haiti to recover his father's lost plantation and enters a Caribbean pirate empire ruled by Blackbeard, a child of voodoo whose spirit is infested with ghosts. The hero is pressed into piracy and sorcery as Blackbeard searches for the Fountain of Lost Youth.
| 164251 QUINN, Daniel. PROVIDENCE: The Story of a Fifty-Year Vision Quest.|
Austin: Hard Rain Press, 1994. 172 pages. 1st printing, 1st edition, as stated. Copyright page states in caps lettering, 'First Edition/1994' and includes full number line 0 through 1. Trade paperback (original I believe), this book precedes the Bantam hardcover edition by one year. Presentation copy, 'For John, Best Regards, SIGNED by the Author inside the front cover and dated 11/12/94 (book was published in October). Very Good+. Thin vertical reading crease front cover along the spine (probably the result of the author folding the cover open to sign it). Faint touch of fore edge soil. Internally clean and extremely tight (apparently unread). ISBN: 1885664001 $60.
(Many booksellers, who should know better, are wrongly advertising the Bantam edition as the 1st printing. Some are falsely listing the Bantam edition as 1994, which is the copyright date for the paperback, and are ignoring the Bantam printing date of 1995.) Apparent paperback original, as there is no hardcover printing cited on the copyright page nor any ISBN number but for this edition). From a prophetic midnight childhood dream, to a mysterious encounter as a young Trappist monk to disenchantment with organized religion and rediscovery of humankind's first and only universal religion.
| 138538 REASKE, Christopher and Robert F. Willson, Jr. (eds.). STUDENT VOICES: One.|
NY: Random House, 1971. 233 pages. 1st edition. Stiff cardboard wraps original. Near Fine-. Minor wear at the extremities. ISBN: 0394312139 $9.95.
Anthology of student protest writings, with cleverly conceived cover made from corrugated cardboard box material, indicating how hip the publisher was. Writings on: drugs, racism, politics, pop culture, education, ecology, etc. A definite period piece.
| 293224 REILLY, Helen. LAMENT FOR THE BRIDE.|
Dell, 1951. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. A Dell Mapback. Dell #621 with publisher price of 25›. Book has a slight binding buckle, else Near Fine. Couple short thin faint creases front cover. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. $11.95.
| 165595 RORICK, Isabel Scott. MR. AND MRS. CUGAT: The Record of a Happy Marriage.|
NY: Bantam, 1945. 1st Mass Market paperback edition / printing. Illustrated by Floyd A. Hardy. Bantam# 11. Very Good+. Outside page edges show age, cover art bright, no spine creasing. Tight bright copy. Apparently unread, a collectible copy. ISBN: B000AZ88VS $5.95.
| 293180 ROSCOE, Mike. SLICE OF HELL.|
Signet, 1955. 1st printing / edition. Small Paperback. Signet S-1216. Publisher price of 25›. Very Good. Spine has a thin spine and light slant. Very tight copy, cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B002OSFQT6 $14.95.
| 178827 ROSEMONT, Franklin (editor). ARSENAL: Surrealist Subversion. No. 2, Summer 1973.|
Chicago: Black Swan Press, 1973. 64 pages. 1st edition. Large Trade paperback, red illustrated covers. Profusely illustrated. Near Fine but for binding crack, small bookstore stamp on front endpaper and faint residue of the stamp on the cover in three places. Brittle binding glue is common with all 3 of the numbers produced requiring they be handled carefully. $35.
English-language iconoclastic journal of the International Surrealist Movement. Includes prose and poetry by Philip Lamantia, Joseph Jablonski, T-Bone Slim, Penelope Rosemont, Paul Garon, graphics by Leonora Carrington, Rikki, Franklin Rosemont; and contributions by many others.
| 164481 RYAN, Jessica. CLUE OF THE FRIGHTENING COIN.|
NY: Novel Selection, 1945. 128 pages. Trade paperback, green pictorial wraps with white and black lettering. Cover art picturing a hypodermic needle, a tasseled mortarboard, half an old coin and a bar of music. Mystery Novel Classic No. 79. Very Good-. Clean and bright copy with spine slant. $2.95.
Mystery surrounding the drug death of a derelict who possessed a curious half-coin with a Hebrew inscription. Abridgment of a novel originally published as 'The Man Who Asked Why'.
| 133876 Sabatini, Rafael. [Cover illus. by Im-Ho]. THE SEA HAWK.|
Popular Library, 1946. 315 pages. Mass Market paperback. Popular Library No. 91. Great cover illustration by Im-Ho. Very Good++. Bright, tight and clean, no names, markings or tears, no spine creasing. $2.95.
Romance & piracy on the high seas.
| 136436 SALTEN, Felix. WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI STORY BOOK.|
Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1942. 96 pages. Oversize trade paperback. Second edition. Pictorial covers. Illustrations throughout. Very Good. Printed on substandard paper. Yellowed throughout. Spine cocked. Some smudging along edges of text. Minor edge & corner wear. Horizontal crease middle of back cover. $14.95.
Illustrated by Disney staff, NOT Disney himself.
| 139014 SCHWEITZER, Darrel. [James Gunn, Norman Spinrad, Jack Williamson, Gahan Wilson]. SF VOICES.|
Kansas City: Graphic Arts, 1976. 121 pages. 1st printing / edition. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Very Good+. Thin vertical crease and light fading upper portion of the rear cover. Tiny nick foot of spine. A nice, tight copy. $9.95.
14 different interviews: Alfred Bester, Robert Silverberg, James Gunn, Gordon Dickson, Gardner Dozois, Norman Spinrad, Jack Williamson, L. Sprague De Camp, Frank Belknap Long, Gahan Wilson, Jerry Pournelle. First appearance for many of these interviews.
| 138731 SERAN, Val. VIET NAM MISSION TO HELL!.|
NY: Bee-Line Books, 1966. 1st edition. Mass Market paperback original. Very Good. Light creases and wear. ISBN: B0007EQ9UY $9.95.
An early novel, collectible as one of the worst novels of the Viet Nam war. According to Newman none of it makes sense, the plot, settings, action, and characters are all superficial &, better yet, the author knows nothing of soldiers or weapons. (An officer?). See 'Newman 17, Willson 1034'.
| 141622 SMITH, Clark Ashton. THE TITANS OF TARTARUS; A SONG FROM HELL; THE POTION OF DREAMS; THE FANES OF DAWN; SEER OF THE CYCLES: The Fugitive Poems (Series Two, 5 Volume Set).|
No place: Xiccarph, 1974. 1st Xiccarph edition. Paperback chapbooks. All are No. 74 in a limited edition of 320, 296, 292, 303, & 325 copies. Fine. $350.
| 157806 SMITH, Kay. FOOTNOTE TO THE LORD'S PRAYER.k|
Montreal: First Statement Press, 1951. 36 pages. First edition. Staple-bound chapbook. Very Good-. Light fading about spine & outermost margins of both covers. Half-dozen cross-creases along spine. Light browning on text-edges. $950.
No. 7 in publisher's New Writers' Series.
| 130024 SNOW, Edgar. WAR AND PEACE IN VIETNAM|
NY: Marzani & Munsell, n.d. . Stapled trade paperback pamphlet. Yellow wraps. Light cover soil. Very Good. $8.95.
A pamphlet, offprint from his book 'The Other Side of the River', with a new introduction by Snow, paginated 680-707, Chapter 85. Uncommon in this format.
| 142299 SOLOTOROFF, Theodore (ed.). NEW AMERICAN REVIEW # 1.|
NY: New American Library, 1967. 1st edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Very Good. Light spotting top, foredge. $3.95.
Includes the Viet Nam War-related short story 'The Room' by Victor Kolpacoff. Also includes Gass, Sexton, Paley, Roszak, Gluck, Sukenick among others.
| 134311 SPALDING, H.D. THE YELLOW PRESS.|
Chicago: Newsstand Library Magenta Book, 1959. 1st edition. Mass Market Paperback. Magenta U121. Cover art by Bonfils. Very Good. One page corner turned down, light damp effect top and top corner of about half the pages. Covers and spine are bright and clean. ISBN: B000K1V9GI $1.
'He blackmailed his way to prosperity-his editorial policy, the essence of simplicity...make it dirty!'.
| 125880 STEINBERG, Lois. VOICES ROUND THE RIVER.|
SF: Five Trees Press, 1977. 37 pages. Large paperback. One of 600 copies. Bound in grey wraps. Illustrated. Near Fine. ISBN: B0006EIPIE $6.95.
Regular trade edition, 500 copies printed, the other 100 were casebound and signed.
| 164482 STOKES, Manning Lee. THE DYING ROOM.|
NY: Mercury Mystery, 1947. 125 pages. Trade paperback, green pictorial wraps illustrated by George Salter. Mercury Mystery No. 124. Near Fine. Clean and bright copy with faint spine slant. ISBN: B0006AR8PO $2.95.
| 141405 SUND, Robert. THE SULLIVAN SLOUGH REVIEW (no. 1, Spring).|
Edmonds: Sullivan Slough, 1969. 115 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback. Near Fine-. Cover is faintly faded, a light pen mark on front & a small scuff on rear panel. $220.
| 132088 TARN, Nathaniel. WHERE BABYLON ENDS.|
NY: Grossman/London: Cape Goliard, 1968. 1st US edition. Stiff Trade paperback. 1 of 1200 copies. Small cover blemish front corner and a few tiny digs, Very Good. ISBN: 0206613881 $6.95.
Issued March 1968, 700 copies were case bound, with 50 copies signed and numbered by the author. 2,000 copies of this softcover edition, were issued, 1,200 printed for joint publication by Grossman in the US.
| 175295 THOMPSON, Jim. THE GOLDEN GIZMO.|
Lion Books, 1954. 158 pages. 1st printing / edition. Paperback original (PBO). Lion # 192.j Very Good. Covers bright and clean, book is tight. Vertical reading cease on the front edge along the spine. Spine is moderately slanted and has a reading crease. No names or markings. $125.
'A taut novel of the outcasts of society'.
| 125472 THORNE, Evelyn. OF BONES AND STARS.|
Tampa: American Studies Press, 1981. 20 pages. Stapled softcover. Cover illustrated by Jo Palmer. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Near Fine but for cover spine and edges lightly faded. ISBN: 0934996121 $9.95.
Poetry chapbook by the author of 'Design in a Web', 'Ways of Listening' and others. Scarce.
| 138765 THORNLEY, Kerry. OSWALD.|
Chicago: New Classics House, 1965. 126 pages. Mass Market paperback original. Very Good+. Nice copy with very light minor cover wear, miniscule edge tear top rear cover edge. ISBN: B0007DYIU8 $70.
Biography of the alleged assassin, the world's most famous patsy. Includes the Warren' Commission's deposition of the author, supportive psychological analysis by Albert Ellis, biographical verification by B. A. Simco, fellow marine of Oswald and Thornley, an 8-page pictorial documentation section and a eulogy to JFK by Paul G. Neimark.
| 166000 THURBER, James. [Dorothy Parker]. MEN, WOMEN AND DOGS.|
NY: Bantam Books, 1946. 241 pages. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Bantam Books No 21. Introduction by Dorothy Parker. Very Good. Nice solid bright copy. No spine reading creases. Page edges age-tanned. Tiny crease top front corner. Lamination has a few thin tiny "bubble creases" on the front and a little peeling bottom rear corner. In protective collector's bag. $5.95.
Collection of classic Thurber humor cartoons.
| 127752 TIEDE, Tom. CALLEY: Soldier or Killer?|
NY: Pinnacle, 1971. 158 pages. Mass market paperback original. Photos. Near Fine. ISBN: B0006CJN00 $5.95.
Tiede also wrote the novel 'Coward'.
| 158332 TOLKIEN, J. R. R. TREE AND LEAF.|
London: Unwin Books, 1964. 92 pages. Trade paperback. Good. Heavy age discoloring on spine & cover edges. Light soiling on top. Internally pages are clean & bright. $75.
| 137160 TOURNIER, Michel. THE FETISHIST.|
Garden City: Doubleday, 1984. 1st edition. Trade paperback. 'Advance uncorrected proofs'. Translated by Barbara Wright. Precedes the hardback. Very Good. The date 9-84, penned in ink bottom of the book. Very tiny tear top front cover, light soil. ISBN: 0385153546 $6.95.
Collects 14 short stories, modern takes on ancient themes: Adam and Eve, Robinson Crusoe, dwarfs, ogres and woodcutters, in the dark tradition of Poe, Hawthorne, Baudelaire and Rimbaud.
| 177139 TROCCHI, Alexander. THE OUTSIDERS.|
Signet, 1961. Mass Market Paperback original, stated 1st edition. Signet D1905. Very Good+. Spine has thin spine reading crease and a horizontal crack. Bottom rear cover corner has a couple small stress creases. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. $17.95.
Novel and 4 short stories by this early British member of the notorious International Situationists.
| 170255 TRUAX, Rhoda. JOSEPH LISTER: Father of Modern Surgery.|
NY: Editions for the Armed Services, 1944. 383 pages. Small paperback. Armed Services edition # 762. Very Good. Nice clean, solid copy. A couple tiny wrinkles top front cover corner, spine is dark and dull. $4.95.
Designed to fit the pocket of WWII GIs...no TV, laptops, cellphones or ipods in the foxholes (hot spots!) in them days.
| 159098 VANCE, Ethel. ESCAPE.|
NY: Pocket Books, 1942. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Pocket Books #149. Very Good. Small tear bottom front spine edge with a thin line of edge wear along the spine fold. The cover art is very bright and clean and makes this book quite collectible. ISBN: B0007FNOHO $1.95.
| 176195 WADE, Harrison. SO LOVELY TO KILL.|
Graphic Books, 1956. 1st printing / edition. Paperback. Cover art by Barye Phillips. Graphic Books #127. Very Good+. Bright tight and clean, with two long thin creases rear cover. No names or markings. $3.95.
| 175059 WEISBERG, Harold (Jim Garrison). OSWALD IN NEW ORLEANS: Case of Conspiracy with the C.I.A.|
NY: Canyon Books, 1967. 404 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market Paperback original (PBO). Foreword by Jim Garrison. Very Good+. Tiny label on front cover, presumably by the publisher. Bright, solid and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: B0006BTISS $50.
Said to be among the scarcer of the JFK conspiracy books and one of the more readable of this author's books.
| 167147 WEISBERG, Harold. WHITEWASH II: The FBI-Secret Service Coverup.|
NY: Dell, 1967. 384 pages. 1st Dell printing / edition, Mass Market paperback. Illustrated. Photos. Very Good. Name and date front endpaper. Clean and bright with spine reading creases. ISBN: B0007EI3LC $11.95.
'The untold story of the Warren Report'. Expose of the assassination of JFK.
| 177303 WHITE, Lionel. LOVE TRAP.|
Signet, 1955. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback original (PBO). Signet 1204. Very Good-. Margins of the first 15 pages (pp1-30) each have a minute tear, not affecting the type. Thin vertical cover crease along the spine fold front and rear, 2-1/2-inch vertical stress crease bottom front at the cover fore-edge. No spine creasing, cover art is bright and clean, book is solid, tight and square. No names or markings. $21.
| 141986 WHITTINGTON, Harry. BURDEN'S MISSION.|
NY: Avon, 1968. Mass Market Paperback original. Cover art by Victor Prezio. Avon # S379. With publisher price of 60 cents. Near Fine- but for crease bottom corner of the front cover. Unread. ISBN: B00218IJ52 $6.95.
Novel of an Army pilot who flies bombers in search of his brother. Captain Adam Burden is searching Asia for an American who has sold secrets to the enemy, and who has Burden's name and his face. An early, improbable Vietnam War adventure, full of technical errors. See 'Newman 61'.
| 144380 WILK, Max. YELLOW SUBMARINE.|
NY Signet, 1968. Paperback. First American pocket paperback edition. Good - small chip missing from the bottom of the spine, paper wraps are worn. $11.95.
From the Beatles classic film.
| 175165 WILLEFORD, Charles / Talbot Mundy. HIGH PRIEST OF CALIFORNIA / FULL MOON.|
Royal Books, 1953. 320 pages. Two books in one. 1st printing / edition thus. Digest size paperback original(PBO). Cover art by Walter Popp. Royal Books Giant Edition 20. Very Good+. Bright tight copy with one page corner turned down, tiny crease bottom front cover corner, light spine reading creases. Solid and square. No names, marks or tears. Cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B000TSET28 $110.
First edition for the Willeford title, a hard-boiled mystery, being the author's first title from a trade publisher. First edition thus for the Mundy title.
| 167918 WILLKIE, Wendell. ONE WORLD.|
NY: Pocket Books, 1943. 176 pages. 2nd printing of the 1st mass market Pocket edition paperback, published same year of publication. Very Good+. Nice bright solid copy. Spine coloring is dull and faded off-color, uncreased and book is free of markings but for name front endpaper and ticks next to two titles on the publisher's promo (last) page. ISBN: B00005WIJ9 $2.95.
| 120467 WOODSTONE, Arthur. INSIDE NIXON'S HEAD.|
NY: Popular Library, 1976. 286 pages. 1st printing thus, 1st Mass Market paperback edition. Near Fine. Light cover wear. ISBN: 0445085762 $6.95.
With new material added for this edition. Not a place anyone would want to be we suspect; gives meaning to the quip, 'You don't want to go there!' An 'insiders' (sic) perspective of one of the sleaziest people to ever occupy the White House.
| 142384 WOODSTONE, Norma Sue. UP AGAINST THE WAR: A Personal Introduction to U.S. Soldiers and Civilians Fighting Against the War in Vietnam.|
NY: Tower, 1970. 187 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market Paperback original. Very Good+. A tight, unread copy. ISBN: B0006COHOC $4.95.
From draft resistors to deserters to coffeehouse organizers. Scarce.
| 167144 WOODSTONE, Norma Sue. UP AGAINST THE WAR: A Personal Introduction to U.S. Soldiers and Civilians Fighting Against the War in Vietnam.|
NY: Tower, 1970. 187 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market Paperback original. (A Tower public affairs book). Very Good. Name and bookstore stamp inside cover, thin spine crease. ISBN: B0006COHOC $7.95.
From draft resistors to deserters to coffeehouse organizers. Uncommon.
| 136075 YORK, William (Compiled and Edited by). WHO'S WHO IN ROCK MUSIC.|
Seattle: Atomic Press, 1978. 260 pages. The true 1st edition. Oversize Trade paperback, printed gray wraps. Introduction by the editor. Edgewear, Very Good+. $45.
Forget all those so-called 'first editions' published by Scribner's in 1982. Atomic Press was a small print shop on Seattle's Lake Union that did a little publishing of it's own, and this was one of those. Collects information, mostly taken from album jackets. Rare.