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100 Multiple-Choice Questions.

NY & Boston: Adventures in Poetry (2001).

First edition. [30 pp]. Fine in sewn wrappers with pasted-on cover label. One of 500 copies. First separate appearance of this work which appeared originally in Adventures in Poetry in 1970.

The Art of Hunger and Other Essays.

London: Menard Press, 1982.

First edition. 95 pp. Light erasure to first leaf, else near fine in printed wrappers. Auster’s third prose publication following WHITE SPACES and THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE. Later published in the US in 1991 in a much-expanded form. Drentel A8.

BAIL, Murray.

London: Harvill (2001).

First UK edition. 85 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Three short stories, “Camouflage,” “The Seduction of My Sister,” and “The Drover’s Wife.”

BAIL, Murray.

London: Harvill (1998).

First UK edition. 264 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Bail on the title page. His third novel.

Empire of the Sun.

London: Gollancz, 1984.

First trade edition. 278 pp. Page edges toned, else near fine in near fine (first issue) dust jacket. SIGNED by Ballard on the title page.

BANKS, Russell.
Searching For Survivors.

NY: Fiction Collective, 1975.

First edition. 153 pp. Very near fine in like dust jacket. SIGNED by Banks on the title page. A collection of fourteen short stories. His fourth book, preceded by a novel and two poetry collections.

BARAKA, Amiri.
The Book of Monk.

Candia: John Le Bow, 2006.

First edition, lettered & signed issue. 41 pp. Fine in sewn wrappers and printed wrap-around cover. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by Baraka with an original drawing and a cd. At publication price:

BARAKA, Amiri.
The Sidney Poet Heroical.

NY: I. Reed Books (1979).

First edition. 106 pp. Very near fine in printed wrappers; a trade paperback original. Dated (11/98) and SIGNED by Baraka on the title page.

The Cheap-Eaters.

London: Quartet (1990).

First UK edition. 127 pp. Touch of foxing along the top edge, else fine in fine dust jacket. Translated from the original German by Ewald Osers. The least common of the Bernhard editions from Quartet.

BERRY, Wendell.
The Agricultural Crisis: A Crisis of Culture.

NY: Myrin Institute (1977).

First edition. 41 pp. Fine printed wrappers. Introduction by M.G.H. Gilliam. Excerpts from THE UNSETTLING OF AMERICA, issued as number 33 in the proceedings of The Myrin Institute.

BERRY, Wendell.
Another Turn of the Crank: Essays.

Washington DC: Counterpoint (1995).

First edition. xii + 109 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Berry. Six essays on sustainability and stewardship.

BERRY, Wendell.
The Wheel for Robert Penn Warren.

Palaemon Press, 1980.

First edition, lettered & signed issue. 12 ¾ x 7 ½ inch broadside, printed in two colors. Very near fine. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by Berry.

I Remember.

NY: Full Court Press (1975).

First edition. 138 pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket with only light fading to spine, and gentle wear to base and crown. Preceded by four “I Remember” volumes, this is the first to collect them into a single text.

Ten Imaginary Still Lifes.

NY: Boke Press (1997).

First edition. 16mo. [16 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Issued on the occasion of the Joe Brainard retrospective at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. Brainard’s ten short prose imaginations with a small drawing as a frontis.

Joe Brainard Retrospective.

NY: Tibor De Nagy Gallery (1997).

First edition. [8 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Full-color exhibition catalogue, with a preface by John Ashbery, an essay by Robert Rosenblum, and a chronology.

BRAUTIGAN, Richard and Ron Loewinsohn. eds.

San Francisco: Change (1963).

4to. [16 pp]. Fine in side-stapled wrappers. Contributors are Philip Whalen, Bob Miller, Richard Duerden, Joanne Kyger, Hugh Madden, Robert Duncan, Ken Irby, Brautigan, Gerald Gilbert, and Loewinsohn.

An Almanac for Amorists.

Paris: Collection Merlin/Olympia Press, 1955.

First edition. 37 pp. Very near fine in printed wrappers with some faint uneven sunning. One of 150 numbered copies on Pur chiffon paper. Designed and decorated by Kermit Sheets. Twenty poems.

[BUKOWSKI, Charles]. Blazek, Douglas.
Skull Juices.

San Francisco: twowindows press (1970).

First edition. [80 pp]. Fine in printed wrappers. Eight page introduction by Bukowski. Poems. Blazek published both Bukowski’s CONFESSIONS OF A MAN INSANE ENOUGH TO LIVE WITH BEASTS and ALL THE ASSHOLES IN THE WORLD AND MINE. DenBoer A18.

Collected Poems.

NY: Oxford University Press (1978).

First US edition. 152 pp w/notes. Spine lightly sunned, else near fine in near fine dust jacket. New preface by Bunting, here in its entirety, “A new edition of this book has given me a chance to put right a few words and stops the compositor got wrong, and to add four short new poems. A fifth seemed better lost.”

Uncollected Poems.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.

First edition. 64 pp. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers; a trade paperback original. Richard Caddell provides a preface and edits this collection of Bunting works outside the canon of his Collected Poems.

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