e-catalog #091

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KING, Francis.
The Sunlight in the Garden: Stories.

London: Arcadia Books (2005).

First edition. 192 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. SIGNED by King. Twelve short stories, three with supernatural themes.

KOSUGI, Takehisa and Charlotte Moorman with Nam June Paik.
Works by Kosugi.

Philadelphia: Foundation Forum [1967].

First edition. Nine 11 x 8 ½ inch pages, stapled upper left. Very near fine. A continuous performance, the works partially overlapping. Program notes, a detailed biographical sketch of Kosugi, and two pages on Moorman and Paik.“What’s happening? Name June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, you, birth, death, love poems, televisions shows, murder, spring, flowers, war, and income tax are happening and you will get as much as you’re tuned up to get.”

LAX, Robert.

Furthermore Press (1985).

First edition. [8 pp]. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Cover drawing by Lax. Design by Michael Lastnite. Hauff 115.

LAX, Robert.
what does a stone mean?

Saint Bonaventure: St. Bonaventure University (2001).

First edition. 44 pp. Fine in stapled wrappers. Edited, and with an afterword by Paul J. Spaeth. Forewords by Robert J. Wickenheiser, Michael E. Hill, and Anthony Bannon (who has signed his contribution). In addition to the title piece, collects “further episodes,” “the sunset city,” and a selection of self-portrait photographs.

The Habit of Loving.

London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1957.

First edition. 278 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Cover art by Heather Standring. Lessing’s best collection of short stories.

[LITTLE MAGAZINES]. Jolas, Eugene. ed.
Transition 22.

The Hague: The Servire Press 1933.

February. 179 pp. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Prints work by Hugo Ball, Kurt Schwitters, Hans Arp, and many others in addition to a section of Joyce’s “Continuation of a Work in Progress.” Not listed by Slocum & Cahoon.

LOWELL, James R.
Notes from Cleveland: Selected Correspondence from Jim Lowell to Kent Taylor [1970–2003].

Vancouver: Kirpan Press (2004).

First edition. 4to. [146 pp w/notes by Tom Kryss]. Fine in comb-bound wrappers. One of 71 numbered copies. Letters from the great bookseller, loaded with interesting bibliographical asides.

LOWELL, James R.
Notes to Cleveland: Correspondence from Jim Lowell to Tom Kryss [1979–2003].

Vancouver: Kirpan Press (2004).

First edition. 4to. [54 pp]. Fine in side-stapled wrappers. Tipped-on cover illustration by T.L. Kryss. One of 71 numbered copies. A fine collection of letters, largely occasioned by the ordering of books by Kryss, and mutual frustrations caused by the Cleveland Indians.

LOWELL, James R.
Sleeping Nude on Top of the Sheets: Selected Correspondence to Tom Kryss / Kent Taylor [1968–1998].

Vancouver: Kirpan Press (2005).

First edition. 4to. [72 pp]. Fine in side-stapled wrappers. Each cover an original collage by R. Werner. One of 71 numbered copies. The third volume of Lowell letters. Illustrations. Endnotes by Tom Kryss.

The Bird That Swallowed Its Cage: Selected Works.

Berkeley: Counterpoint (2013).

First edition. vi + 159 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Adapted and translated by Walter Murch. Afterword by Lawrence Weschler.

Flash Card.

Cherry Valley: Cherry Valley Editions (1978).

First edition. 107 pp. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. Front and rear cover collages by Claude Pelieu-Washburn. Translated from the original French by Mary Beach.

MARTIAL translated by Dudley Fitts.
Sixty Poems of Martial in Translation.

NY: Harcourt, Brace & World (1967).

First edition. xiii + 127 pp w/index of Latin first lines. Fine in fine dust jacket. The original Latin poems with Fitts’ facing English translations.

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

Berkeley: Arif Press, 1982.

First edition. Several scuffs and chips to rear cover, else near 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 cover. One of 125 copies printed in two colors on Caslon Mi-Teintes paper.

Blue Rags.

Berkeley: Oyez, 1974.

First edition, numbered & signed issue. 25 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Printed letterpress and bound by hand by Graham Mackintosh. One of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by Meltzer.

Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion.

NY: Macmillan (1964).

First US edition. 159 pp. Fine in very near fine with a tiny tear and wrinkle to the bottom edge and crown of spine. Cover art by Leonard Rosoman. Naipaul’s fifth work of fiction, a novel.

[NAUMAN, Bruce]. van Bruggen, Coosje.
Bruce Nauman

NY: Rizzoli (1988).

First edition. 304 pp w/exhibition history, bibliography, & chronology. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Illustrated with over three hundred photographs.

O’BRIEN, Flann.
The Dalkey Archive.

NY: Macmillan (1965).

First US edition. 222 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. O’Brien’s third novel. Uncommon in fine condition.

O’CONNOR, Flannery.
Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose.

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1969).

First edition. x + 237 pp w/appendix & notes. Fine in fine dust jacket. Edited by Sally and Robert Fitzgerald, with their foreword. Review slip laid in.

PEREC, Georges.
W or The Memory of Childhood.

Boston: Godine (1988).

First US edition. 164 pp. Very near fine in near fine dust jacket. Translated from the original French by David Bellos.

[POUND, Ezra]. Brooke-Rose, Christine.
A ZBC of Ezra Pound.

London: Faber and Faber (1971).

First edition. x + 297 pp w/indexes. Fine in fine dust jacket. A deep dive into Pound’s Cantos with a focus on the development of Pound’s verse between A LUME SPENTO and the beginning of THE CANTOS.

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