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catalog #88

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ABBOTT, Ketih.

Monterey: Polygon Press (1967).

First edition, numbered & signed issue. [36 pp]. Near fine in stapled wrappers. One of 25 numbered copies SIGNED by Abbott. His first book, a collection of poems.

ADAM, Helen with Jess.
The Queen o’ Crow Castle: A Ballad for Jess Collins.

[San Francisco]: White Rabbit Press (1958).

First edition. [16 pp]. Near fine in sewn wrappers with a tiny pale stain at the base of the spine, and a light bend along the top edge. Front and rear cover art by Jess, along with six internal drawings. Johnston A9.

[ARIF PRESS]. LeConte, Joseph.
The Making of the Berkeley Hills.

Berkeley: Arif Press (1983).

First edition. [10 pp]. Fine in sewn wrappers and fine publisher’s stiff paper slipcase with printed spine label. One of 25 copies, the entire edition, printed on the Albion handpress at The Bancroft Press. An essay reprinted from A BERKELEY YEAR (1899).

[AUERHAHN PRESS]. Racine, Jean.
Britannicus: Tragedy in a pentameter translation corresponding to the text of the Complete Original Conception 1669.

San Francisco: Folio I, 1962.

First edition, limited issue. 87 pp. Tiny spot on bottom edge, else fine in full gilt-stamped maroon cloth over boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Handset and printed at the Auerhahn Press. Translated from the original French with a commentary and glossary by Eric Vaughn. One of 275 numbered copies. Auerhahn’s fourth commissioned publication, an uncommon jobwork. Johnston 16.

Tetrad Series.

NY: Marian Goodman, 1999.

First edition. 64 pp. Near fine in printed wrappers with a small bump to crown of spine. Introductory essay by Thomas McEvilley. Full-color reproductions.

BATAILLE, Georges.
The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture.

NY: Zone Books, 2005.

First US edition. 210 pp w/notes. Fine in fine dust jacket. Edited and introduced by Stuart Kendall. Translated from the original French by Michelle Kendall and Stuart Kendall.

BAYRLE, Thomas.

Frankfurt am Main: Edition Suhrkamp (1981).

First edition. [182 pp]. Near fine in wrappers and near fine dust jacket that is lightly rubbed. Images transformed via a sequence of tighter foci. Edition Suhrkamp 1069.

BERLIN, Lucia.
Angels Laundromat: Short Stories.

Berkeley: Turtle Island Foundation, 1981.

First edition. 86 pp. Fine in full cloth over boards with pasted-on cover and spine labels. Six short stories with illustrations by Michael Shannon Moore. Uncommon in cloth.

BERMAN, Wallace.
Jack: We dug yr reading much.

[Berkeley: Poltroon Press, 1976].

First edition. 5 ¾ x 8 5 8 inch illustrated sheet. Fine. Reproduction of a card sent to Jack Hirschman by Berman. Created by Alastair Johnston to accompany copies of his Auerhahn Press bibliography, but here offered separately.

BERRY, Wendell.
The Wheel.

San Francisco: North Point, 1982.

First edition. 60 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Berry’s eighth collection of poems.

BLAZEK, Douglas.
The Blindfold Alphabet.

[Easthampton]: Edition Muta (2014).

First edition. 33 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Cover art a collage by Blazek. Edition Muta 3. Though not called for, SIGNED by Blazek. New, at publication price:

BLAZEK, Douglas.
Ventriloquy of Light.

[Easthampton]: Edition Muta (2014).

First edition. 81 pp. Fine in printed wrappers. Cover art a collage by Blazek. Edition Muta 4. Though not called for, SIGNED by Blazek. New, at publication price:

BRETON, André.

Los Angeles: Sun & Moon (1993).

First edition. 213 pp w/notes & bibliography. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. Translated from the original French by Bill Zavatsky and Zack Rogow. Poems.

BRETON, André.

Berkeley: University of California (2003).

First edition. 176 pp w/selected bibliography. Very near fine in full cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Edited, with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti. All texts in English translation.

BURKE, Clifford.
Heron Light: Poems.

Waldron Island: Brooding Heron Press, 1986.

First edition, lettered & signed issue. [20 pp]. Fine in full cloth with printed cover and spine label. Nine poems. One of 26 lettered copies on Frankfurt Cream paper with Moriki endsheets SIGNED by Burke. Brief note from the printers laid-in, “Thank you for your patience.”

BYARS, James Lee.
The Path of Luck.

NY: Michael Werner (1991).

First edition. [28 pp]. Very near fine in printed paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Five full-color reproductions with a brief text and a photograph.

[CAGE, John]. Bischoff, Ulrich. ed.
Kunst als Grenzbeschreitung: John Cage und die Moderne.

München: Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst, 1991.

First edition. 4to. 255 pp. Very near fine in wrappers and near fine unprinted glassine dust jacket with two tiny tears (pictured here with the glassine removed). Fully-illustrated with b&w and color reproductions and photographs. Almost all texts in German.

CAVELL, Stanley.
Themes out of School.

San Francisco: North Point, 1984.

First edition. xiv + 268 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Cavell contributes a preface to this collection of twelve essays on various aspects of American media and culture.

CAVELL, Stanley.
The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film.

NY: Viking (1971).

First edition. xv + 174 pp w/notes. Fine in very near fine dust jacket.

Superman’s Resumé.

New Orleans: Fell Swoop (2014).

First edition, lettered & signed issue. Single large sheet folded once (12 ½ x 9 ½ inches, closed). Fine. Printed by Fitzgerald Letterpress in red ink on gray stock. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by Coolidge.

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