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The Hasty Papers: Special Millennium Edition

By: Alfred Leslie, Jean-Paul Sarte, Gregory Corso, John O'Hara, Joel Oppenheimer, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, J. Robert Oppenheimer, W. c. Williams, Terry southern, Orlovsky, Jean Genet, John Ashbery, Fidel Castro,

Price: $86.95

Publisher: Texas, Host Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 143214

ISBN: 0924047127

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new in black cloth with silver print on cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is new and wrapped in clear protective cover. With contributions from Jean-Paul Sarte, Gregory Corso, John O'Hara, Joel Oppenheimer, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, J. Robert Oppenheimer, W. c. Williams, Terry southern, Orlovsky,... View more info

Burqa of Skin

By: Arcan, Nelly

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Anvil Press: 2014

Seller ID: 138286

ISBN: 1772140015

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. "Review Copy" stamp inside. View more info

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Garage Criticism: Cultural Missives in an Age of Distraction

By: Babiak, Peter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Anvil Press: 2016

Seller ID: 139767

ISBN: 1772140503

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. Publisher's stamp inside. View more info

An Essay Upon the Silk Worm

By: Barham, Henry

Price: $7.88

Publisher: Robin and Russ Handweavers: 1988

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127653

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Reproduction of 1719 essay, nicely done in small format hardback. View more info

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Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

By: Baxter, Charles

Price: $9.38

Publisher: U.S.A., Graywolf Press: 1997

Seller ID: 137739

ISBN: 155597256X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with one lightly bumped corner. Binding is solid and square, covers otherwise have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. View more info

Toward the New Degeneracy

By: Benderson, Bruce

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Edgewise: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135008

ISBN: 9646446633

Condition: Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only to covers: binding is solid, spine straight, text is clean and unmarked in any way, pages age-toned. View more info

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Timber in the City

By: Bernheimer, Andrew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oro Editions: 2016

Seller ID: 142786

ISBN: 1941806805

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight wear to cover. 182 pages. 6 1/2"w x 8 5/8"h. Many color photos. "As synthetic materials and mutant and hybrid concoctions attain prominence in our daily lives -- in our handheld devices, cooking utensils, vehicles, even things as simple as our shopping bags -- the design and construction industries have instead re-embraced the familiar, the conventional?wood, which has regained prominence through innova... View more info

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Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Counterpoint: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 110942

ISBN: 1582430586

Condition: Fine


Incscribed, "For Jeff, 6/3/00, Wendell Berry," on the title page. Edges of dust jacket slight worn. View more info

Bogi Bjarnason...His Words

By: Bjarnason, Brian; Jarvis, Kate

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Creative Connections Pub: 2001

Seller ID: 125564

ISBN: 1894694066

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 242 pages. View more info

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Maurice Blanchot: The Demand of Writing

By: Blanchot, Maurice

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1996

Seller ID: 127323

ISBN: 0415125960

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book with light shelf and edge wear, text/interior spotless. 234 pages. View more info

Kritischer Optimismus

By: Borner, Wilhelm

Price: $134.95

Publisher: ..., Sensen-Verlag: 1971

Seller ID: 075497

Condition: Near Fine


Speeches on self-knowledge, family, peace, tolerance etc. in the spirit of a world ethic. Written for popular audiences after the author returned from American exile after the war. Vienna named a street after him. Bright, very clean blue boards with gold embossed lettering on spine. Dust jacket is complete but with many small closed tears and chips. Text in German. View more info

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Yestermorrow

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Joshua Odell Editions: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142657

ISBN: 1877741043

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Scuffing to dust jacket. 240 pages. "Who are we? What are we? Where have we been? Where are we going? Journey through time to places real and imagined with Ray Bradbury, America's preeminent master of the fantastic as he ponders these questions and fashions a blueprint for tomorrow in this exceptional collection of writings." View more info

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Dangerous Words: Language and Politics in the Pacific

By: Brenneis, Donald; Myers, Fred R. (editors)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Prospect Heights, ILL, Waveland Pr Inc: 1984

Seller ID: 124098

ISBN: 0881335975

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 284 pages. View more info

Everywhere Being is Dancing: Twenty Pieces of Thinking

By: Bringhurst, Robert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gaspereau Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 120950

ISBN: 1554470471

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 345 pages. View more info

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Guesswork: a Reconing with Loss

By: Cooley, Martha

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Catapult: 2017

Seller ID: 140583

ISBN: 1936787466

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. View more info

The New Left: Six Critical Essays on Che Guevara, Jean-Paul Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, Frantz Fanon, Black Power, R.D. Lang

By: Cranston, Maurice (ed.)

Price: $10.76

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102097

ISBN: 0370013190

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Was That a Real Poem & Other Essays

By: Creeley, Robert; Allen, Donald

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Bolinas, CA, Four Seasons Foundation: 1979

Seller ID: 127300

ISBN: 0877040427

Condition: Very Good


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 149 pages. View more info

Peripheriques : Essais et Nouvelles

By: Dantec, Maurice G.; Comballot, Richard

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Flammarion Ltee: 2003

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 114138

ISBN: 2080683977

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean of marking of any kind. 281 pages, text is in French. View more info

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Force of Circumstance

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $15.50

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's: 1965

Seller ID: 140378

Condition: Good


Book shows sun fading of red cloth covers with lightly freyed corners, some light blemishes; binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 658 pages. View more info

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Prime of Life, The

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $35.00

Publisher: World Publications: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140386

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in deep red cloth with gilt on front cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes but light marring, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows heavy freying at edges, sun fading, price clipped, no large tears. Marked "First Edition" on publisher's page. View more info