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001749 The West Wing Cast Signed Photograph First Edition Unbound Photograph Fine Stock photograph, measuring 8in high x 10in long, of 8 of the original cast including Rob Lowe standing in front of a huge American Flag. Signed by: Ron Silver (not pictured), Allison Janney, Dule' Hill and Martin Sheen. This is signed by Mr Sheen to myself, and dated 7/22/2002. New and unused. Protected in an acid-free with acid-free backing. Signed By Many Box Z-34 $50.00 Place Order
000793 (Dick, Philip K.) Stephensen-Payne, Phil & Benson, Gordon Jr. (eds.) Philip Kindred Dick Metaphysical Conjurer 2 Volumes Fourth Edition Wraps Chap Book Galactic Central Publications 1995 New Mexico Near Fine This is a REPRINT of the ultra-rare 4th edition of this Phil Dick Bibliography. Tan covers. Even more scarce than the Levack Bibliography. This is in two volumes. Part 1 (73 pgs): Primary Bibliography & Part 2 (81 pgs): Secondary Bibliography. The chapters covered are: Awards & Pseudonyms, Stories, Books, Series, Poems-Songs-Plays-TV/Film Scripts (2 sections), Articles, Miscellaneous, Non-Fiction Books, Edited Books, Other Media, Articles on the Author, Reviews, Books about the Author, Phantom & Forthcoming Titles, Related Works by other Authors, Textual Variations, and Chronological Listing of Fiction. The cross-referencing in this series will blow yor mind. Bibliographies for the Avid Reader volume 18. This is a mint unread set. The staples are firm and not rusting. The edges are sharp and free of chips rips & tears. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1871133424 Box Z-32, PKD $50.00 Place Order
000294 Apel, D. Scott (ed.) Philip K. Dick the Dream Connection First Edition Hard Cover Impermanent Press 1987 California Near Fine Near Fine A very rare interview with Philip K. Dick. Contains: The Eye Of Sibyl by Philip K Dick; A Dream Of Amerasia: by Ray Nelson; The Tagore Letter; Theodore Sturgeon on Philip K Dick. This is the ultra-rare first edition of this book. The book itself is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with barely visible edge-creasing at the spine ends. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1886404038 Science Fiction Case $150.00 Place Order
002078 Berry, Lloyd E. A Bibliography of Studies in Metaphysical Poetry 1939-1960 First Edition Hard Cover University of Wisconsin Press 1964 Madison Very Good Very Good Some authors covered: Thomas Carew, Abraham Cowley, Richard Crashaw, John Donne, Henry Vauhan, and others. Includes an index of authors, and a preface by the author. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and a previous owner name and stamp on the first endpaper. The dust jacket rubbed with light sunning to the spine and minor chipping at the top spine end. Still a crisp copy, and the dj is attractive, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-21, Reference Shelf, Storage $25.00 Place Order
001650 Blaylock, James P. 13 Phantasms Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Very Fine Edition limited to 574 copies, of which this is numbered 18. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story. Includes a lenghty introduction. Cover and interior illustrations by J. K. Potter. Signed by James P. Blaylock on the limitation page. An unread copy preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. Included is the illustrated envelope it was mailed with. J. K. Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 159606045x Box Z-26 $20.00 Place Order
001234 Blaylock, James P. Home Before Dark Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is an original short-story by Blaylock for this publisher. Edition limited to a total of 376 copies. 350 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by James Blaylock. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy from the library of William Sheehan who is an author and has had a hand in some of the Subterranean Press offerings. It is a PC from the lettered edition complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line for limitation is left blank. The traycase is textured silver leather with blue lettering to the spine and blue cloth around the lips. The book is bound in two-tone blue paper over boards, with a silver pastedown with blue letter on the front board. The book is clean and tight showing no wear except for a small spot of faint discoloration to the left edge of the rear board. Barely noticeable. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Gail Ross & Tim Holt Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081026 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $250.00 Place Order
001233 Blaylock, James P. The Man In the Moon Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to a total of 1026 copies. 1000 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy from the library of William Sheehan who is an author and has had a hand in some of the Subterranean Press offerings. It is a PC from the lettered complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line is left blank. It is a textrured case that opens to reveal a black felt lining and houses the book. This edition signed by BOTH James Blaylock and Tim Powers, who did the introduction. Jacket art, front/rear endpapers and panels, limitation page, and internal illustrations by Phil Parks. This story was later expanded to the novel The Elfin Ship. The book also includes an autobiographical introduction by Blaylock, a reminiscence on the progression of The Man In the Moon, and the first Langdon St. Ives stream punk story written over 25 years ago. The book is clean and tight showing no wear in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Phil Parks Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081565 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $175.00 Place Order
001235 Blaylock, James P. The Man In the Moon Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to a total of 1026 copies, of which this is numbered 85. 1000 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by BOTH James Blaylock and Tim Powers, who did the introduction. Jacket art, front/rear endpapers and panels, limitation page, and internal illustrations by Phil Parks. This story was later expanded to the novel The Elfin Ship. The book also includes an autobiographical introduction by Blaylock, a reminiscence on the progression of The Man In the Moon, and the first Langdon St. Ives stream punk story written over 25 years ago. The book is clean and tight showing no wear in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Phil Parks Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081565 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $70.00 Place Order
001625 Bloch, Robert The Fear Planet And Other Unusual Destinations Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 750 copies, of which this is numbered 438. There were an additional 26 Lettered copies. The Readers Bloch, Volume 1. Signed by Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, who also did the introduction. Green cloth with gilt lettering, and illustrated cover label by G. Wilson. No dust jacket as issued. Collects the stories: Beep No More, My Lady, The Old Switcheroo, Have Tux, Will Travel, Alternate Universe, Last Laugh, The Tempter, A Lesson for the Teacher, Let's Do It for Love, The Machine That Changed History, The Man Who Walked Through Mirrors, Red Moon Rising, The Black Brain, Murder from the Moon, Secret of the Observatory, Phantom from the Film, The Fear Planet, Grandma Goes to Mars, Queen of the Metal Men, The Tin You Love to Touch, and The End of Science Fiction. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The gilt lettering to the spine and cover is still bright, and the illustrated label is vibrant. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed By Contributor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060050 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $25.00 Place Order
001619 Block, Lawrence Tanner's Tiger Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2001 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Slipcased edition limited to 175 copies, of which this is numbered 77. Housed in a leather slipcase, and SIGNED by Lawrence Block on the limitation page. Book 6 in the Evan Tanner series. Superb jacket art by Phil Parks. The book is new showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is fresh and shows no damage. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081433 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $40.00 Place Order
000946 Boonstra, John ( Philip K. Dick ) Two Audio Phone Interviews with Philip K. Dick CD-R Audio CD John Boonstra 1991 Fine These discs combine telephone interviews conducted 3/11/81 and 6/28/81. Portions appeared in The Hartford Advocate and The Twilight Zone Magazine. From insert: I've interviewed dozens of interesting people in the years since, but no conversation has been quite so exhilarating. It was a privilegeto have even this brief contact with PKD. This 2-CD set has been converted from audio tape to audio CD-R by John Boonstra himself, and is still under copyright. The CD's have a printed label on each, and the one insert for CD-1 is simply a photocopied piece of paper of his hand-written copyright notice and contents of the CD's. His signature penned on the insert (not photocopied). Each slip might differ slightly in wording, but the info is clear and each is still signed. Each cd is set to play in music players and most computer system. Both come in individual thin case, with insert for only disc 1. Disc 1 runs 55:30, and disc 2 runs 54:39. Science Fiction Case $25.00 Place Order
001629 Brautigan, Richard A Visit From Jake First Limited Edition Pamphlet X-Ray Book Co. 1996 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is numbered 296. An additional 26 copies were lettered. This edition was originally published for X-Ray #6. This is an excerpt from A Visit From Jake by Richard Brautigan, which originally appeared in I Watched The World Glide Effortlessly Bye which was in turn limited to only 100 copies in 1996. Stunning blue-ish card-covers with excerpt hand-sewn into folding booklet. Closed, this measures 5 1/2in high x 4 1/4in wide. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Box Z-34 $50.00 Place Order
001509 Brautigan, Richard Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes Limited Edition Sewn Wraps w/ Card Covers Chapbook X-Ray Book Co. 2005 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 250 numbered and 26 lettered volumes, of which this is numbered 70. This previously unpublished manuscript was originally written sometime in the mid-1950's. This chapbook measures approx 4 1/4in h x 2 3/4in w with with a 2 sided page count of 14 + 2 endpapers. The front cover is letterpressed with the title, author, and small design. The pages are hand sewn into the binding. Design and letterpress by Johnny Brewton. Truly a superb production. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This is as new and unread. Protected in a thick clear plastic sleeve, in an additional acid-free bag with backing board. Image available upon request. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $45.00 Place Order
001618 Brite, Poppy Z. The Value of X Third Printing Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2003 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine This is the third printing of what I believe is the Second Edition. The book is new showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081670 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $20.00 Place Order
002083 Bruccoli, Matthew J. F. Scott Fitzgerald Revised Edition Hard Cover University of Pittsburgh Press 1987 Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A. Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) A descriptive bibliography of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Pittsburgh series in bibliography. Contains many black & white photographs. A clean and tight copy with minimal shelfwear, and a faint sticker shadow to the upper right corner of the front board. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0822935600 Reference Shelf $60.00 Place Order
001215 Brust, Steven To Reign In Hell Deluxe Limited Edition Hard Cover Steel Dragon Press (Steeldragon) 1984 Minnesota Near Fine Near Fine Author's First Novel. This is the Deluxe Limited Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is numbered 428. Signed by both Steven Brust and Kathleen Marschall the illustrator. A VERY praising Introduction by Roger Zelazny. Numerous black & white illustrations by Kathleen Marschall. Since it appears that there are 3 signatures, many believe that Zelazny signed this also. I've compared the scrawl to both autographs of Brust & Zelazny I have in other books and Zelazny has NOT signed this edition. I've also compared with another dealer friend who has the same edition. He believes, and so do I, that Brust signed his full name Steven K(arl) Zoltan Brust spanning 4 close lines of signature. The book is bound in a Collector's quality binding using acid free paper for extended life. Brust is little spoken of, but those who have experienced his writing are die-hard fans. Much like those of Daniel Keys Moran. Brusts Taltos & Khavvren sagas are intelligent, both action packed and humorous, thought provoking, and can be read several times over in full enjoyment. To Reign In Hell is the first of his books I read, and I come back to it once a year. Here's jacket copy by Brust: From all of my reading on the revolt of the angels, two things are clear: God is omnipotent, and Satan is not a fool. There seems to be a contradiction here.. Both a stellar read and nice volume for a collector's library. The book is clean and tight showing little to no shelfwear. The gilt to the front board and spine is still bright and shiny. Aside from the limitation page, internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Kathy Marschall Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916595005 Box Z-26, Science Fiction $200.00 Place Order
001599 Bukowski, Charles Be Cool Fool First Limited Edition Folding Booklet X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) This insert was an extra from a limited pressing the year before. Two-tone letterpress broadside printed by Toxic Coyote, with the design by Johnny Brewton. A soothing textured thick-stock paper, folded twice in to a 3-page poem. Wonderful Bukowski drawing on the front cover. Closed it measures 4 1/2in high x 3 3/4in wide. Opened it measures 11in wide x 4 1/2in high. A superbly unique item. Yet another superb production, provided by the X-Ray Book Co., as an insert in the X-Ray Spare Parts Grab Bag #1 which was limited to 100 bags. Spare Parts was an assorted collection of extras that X-Ray has offered over the years. Most of the original rareties were limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Hunter's Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $20.00 Place Order
001645 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others Bagazine Number 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Mixed Lot X-Ray Book Co. 2005 Pasadena Fine Bagazine issue # 1, limited to 100 copies of which this is numbered 86. A total of 30 unbound pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. The inserts include photos, broadsides, chapbooks, buttons, unique labels, and other pieces of conceptual art. The envelope & header measures 10in h x 7in w, and the inserts are an assortment of sizes less than that. Contributors include: John M Bennett, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Christian Carter, Billy Childish, Danny Colombo, COOP, Jaime Crespo, Jack Davis, Jason Davis, Steven Dewall, Ben Durham, Mark Faigenbaum, Picasso Gaglione, John Held Jr, Geof Huth, Arthur Jones, Richard Kostelanetz, Richard Krech, Michael Bernard Loggins, Briana Miller, Sexton Ming, Michael Napper, Chris O'Connor, Joe Pacheco, Michael Pilmer, Bill Roberts, Gordon Shepard, Maya Waldman, Jeffrey Weinbert, Molly Weinberg and F. N. Wright. Signed inclusions: Gordon Shepard (art), Jeffrey Weinberg (signed postcard), Richard Kostelanetz (initialed art opening announcement), Geof Huth (artistic booklet), Michael Bernard Loggins (hand printed name on artistic/textual card), F. N. Wright (multi-fold booklet of poetry/story), Bill R Roberts (letterpress broadside poem), Johnny Brewton (signed photo w/ encyclopedic entry for the wild canary Serin), Billy Childish (letterpress broadside poem), Mark Faigenbaum (signed first name/printed last on old Hostess Cake invoice from Contintental Baking Company), John M. Bennett (stream of thought insert), J. Davis (artistic insert discussing the songbird), John Held Jr (biz card size art), Ben Durham (Sexton Ming letterpress broadside hand-set & printed by Durham), Maya Waldman (multi-fold Factorama signed first name), Joe Pacheco (single-fold booklet of interview with Poet O w/ picture on front), Richard Krech & Briana Miller (art card with statement signed by both), Picasso Gaglione (art insert), Molly Weinberg (poetry chapbook), Steven Dewall (signed photograph) and COOP (the largest insert a signed art card). Also an art card which must be signed by Danny Colombo. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new. Various Signed By Various Box Z-34 $100.00 Place Order
001647 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others X-Ray Spare Parts No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Pasadena, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Spare Parts No 1: Select Ephemera from past issues of X-Ray, limited to 100 bags of which this is numbered 82. A grab bag containing a total of 32 pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. Bag and header measure approx. 12in h x 7 3/4in w. Inserts include booklets, letterpress broadsides, poetry, art cards, stream of thought writing, pamphlets and scads of other items from previous issues of this cult favorite zine of conceptual art. Each grab bag is different. This specific bag has contributions by: Charles Bukowski (5 total pieces including Be Cool Fool), Billy Childish (2 pieces), Dan Fante, Jack Micheline, Brook Dalton, George Albon, Ed Galilg, Ted Purves, Kevin Sampsell, Paul Blake, Ruth Weiss, and Sean Brodrick. SIGNED INCLUSIONS: John Tostado ? (a collage of unique ads and articles), and Mike Dally (signed first name, 2 poems on page with artwork w/ origami paper fold on rear). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed By 2 Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001236 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 10 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2004 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Only 126 produced. 100 numbered, of which this is #75. 26 lettered and signed by contributors. Found items, photographs, poetry, many letterpress broadsides, and all kinds of unique items!! Upon purchase, I counted 27 pieces not counting the wax paper like wrapper and X-Ray letterpress band used to hold it all together. The Vandercook Universal No. 1 Letterpress @ Verdant Press was used to create this item. Of special note: quote by Charles Bukowski, poems by Billy Childish, Thurston Moore and John Bennett, a photo of The 5's, 6's, 7's & 8's playing at the Kill Bill Vol 1 Premier Party, and a unique hand-sewn letterpress booklet titled, WMD: Weapons of Mass Destruction by the Toxic Coyote, and much more. Signed Inclusions: An art card signed by the artist Picasso Gaglione (known artist out of Chicago I believe). A signed (initials) photograph of Thurston Moore playing the guitar, signed by Joe Pacheco the photographer. A black construction paper card with desire written in crayon, and signed by Mark Faigenbaum (see picture displaying bulk of inserts). I realize that the signature looks too short to be Faigenbaum, but I've confirmed the signature with the publisher of this volume. Contributors: John M. Bennettt, Frank Boross, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Holly Day, End War, Mark Faigenbaum, Connie Fox, Picasso Gaglione, Geof Huth, Richard Krech, Lyn Lifshin, Thurston Moore, Chuck Nevismal, Joe Pacheco, Ross Runfola, Barry Smith, Karen Switzer, and Fred Wright. Box measures approximately 6 1/4 inches long x 5 1/4 inches wide x 1 inch deep. Letterpress card on cover by Jason Davis. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats and etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This volume is as new, and complete in all components all the way down to the clear bag with X-Ray label and limitation number which was used to cover the box. Preserved in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001680 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 8 Summer 2001 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts in Custom Case Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2001 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is numbered 47. An additional 26 copies were lettered and specially signed. This is the first issue of this Book as Art zine to be housed in a custom traycase. A total of 27 found items held in a custom traycase, measuring 5 1/4in l x 5 1/4in w x approx 1/2in deep. Red satin ribbon marker used to cradle the inserts for easy inspection. The case slides into a letterpress printed cover. Inserts include: letterpress broadside poems, mini-booklets, unique biz cards, long-lost food recipes, and all kinds of unique found items. Contributors: Richard Brautigan, Giselle Brewton, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Mark Faigenbaum, Dan Fante, Ed Galig, John held Jr., Dave Holifield, Andy Jenkins, Gerald Locklin, Michael Montfort, Bern Porter, Herschel Silverman, Spo-Dee-O-Dee (aka Michael Napper), Hunter S Thompson, Chris Veltri, A. D. Winans and Mr. X. Of special note in this issue: X Mas In Woody Creek by Hunter S. Thompson, Democracy by Charles Bukowski and Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes by Richard Brautigan (a preview excerpt letterpress broadside of the previously unpublished work, later issued in a more lengthy limited edition in 2005). Signed inclusions: Art insert by Michael Napper, Artistic insert by John Held Jr., found item by Giselle Brewton (first name) and a modified polaroid by Chris Veltri (?). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in aquality custom box. A new copy protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $175.00 Place Order
001238 Bukowski, Charles (Johnny Brewton) POOP: The Previously Unpublished Poem X-Ray Fotoproject No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Photographs in Custom Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2003 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 sets, of which this is numbered 99. This is the first X-Ray Fotoproject designed, assembled, and produced by the gifted Johnny Brewton. Presented in an attractive box which contains 13 photographs taken between the years 1979 & 1992. Each photo is 5" x 7" and individually laminated with support boards separating each. Wrapped around the 13 photographs is the broadside of POOP, which was until now a previously unpublished poem by Charles Bukowski. The broadside and photos are then held together with a stiff paper band which is embossed with X-Ray. Click the image at the left to view the rest of the pictures! Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. This is as new in its entirety. Protected in an acid-free bag. Michael Montfort Box Z-34 $225.00 Place Order
001063 Bunyan, John The Pilgrim's Progress First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) John Bunyan was born in 1628, and after a short stint in the Parliamentary army, he became a Lay Preacher for a congregation of Babtists in Bedford. In 1660, he was arrested for unlicensed preaching and was imprisoned for 12 years. The Pilgrim's Progress was written during his short second imprisonment during 1678. Uncredited black & white illustrations. The text for this edition is taken from the 19th Century text edited by Edmund Venables, Canon of Lincoln, and Mabel Peacock. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full tan-calf leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Burgundy silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $35.00 Place Order
001505 Campbell, Ramsey Darkest Part of the Woods, The Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover PS Publishing 2002 United Kingdom Fine Near Fine Total edition limited to 500 numbered copies, and 200 numbered copies in slipcase. Introduction by Peter Straub. Jacket art, internal color illustrations, and the slipcase pastedown (front/rear) by Edward Miller. This is a publisher copy of the slipcased edition, given as a gift to author Bill Sheehan. The book is signed by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Straub and Edward Miller. The book is clean and tight with only a light bump to the bottom spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, with 2 light rubs (one to the bottom spine end and the other to the lower left edge of the front panel. The dj is covered with a brodart. The slipcase is like new with a light bump to one of the open end corners. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Edward Miller Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1902880382 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $65.00 Place Order
001099 Carrere, Emmanuel (Philip K Dick) I Am Alive and You Are Dead First US Edition Hard Cover Metropolitan Books 2004 New York Near Fine Near Fine A Journey Into the Mind of Philip K Dick. Emmanuel Carrere is a critically acclaimed French writer. Translated by Timothy Bent. This biography spans Phils life from birth to death. This is a tight unread copy with a short tear to the cloth of the lower spine end (minor). Otherwise, a clean copy. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805054642 Box Z-28, PKD $20.00 Place Order
000525 Castaneda, Carlos The Teachings of Don Juan A Yaqui Way of Knowledge First Thus Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1973 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ First in the series spanning Separate Reality, Journey To Ixtan and a few more. Carlos Castaneda was an Anthropology student who wrote of his Shamanistic Training under Don Juan. He was later granted his Masters and PhD for this journalist accounting. This is a re-issue of the authors first book originally published 1968 by the University of California Press. Great wraparound jacket art by Roger Hane. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and a hint of spotting to the top age edge. The dust jacket is rubbed but still free of chips risp & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-23, Movement $55.00 Place Order
001603 Childish, Billy Deaths Head Moth Limited Edition Paper Letterpress Broadside X-Ray Book Co. 2004 Pasadena Fine Edition limited to 126 copies. 26 are lettered, and 100 are numbered. This is number 46, and SIGNED by Billy Childish. A letterpress broadside to commemorate the Exhibition Handing the Loaded Revolver to the Enemy: Homage to Vincent Van Gogh, held in London 2004. Poem by painter, songwriter, and poet Billy Childish. Thicker stock paper, measuring 17inH x 6 3/4inw. Woodblock print by Billy Childish. Yet another superb production provided by the X-Ray Book Co. Most of the original rareties offered by X-Ray are limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine copy preserved in 2 acid-free bags w/ backing boards. Box Z-34 $75.00 Place Order
001671 Clavir, Judy & Spitzer, John The Conspiracy Trial: The Extended Edited Transcript of the Trial of the Chicago Eight First Thus Trade Paperback Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good Complete with motions, rulings, contempt citations, sentences and photographs. The Chicago Eight consisted of: Abbie Hoffman, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, Lee Weiner, John Froines, Dave Dellinger and Jerry Rubin. These eight men were indicted for conspiracy to incite riots at the Chicago Democratic Convention in 1968 where Boss Daley and his cohorts did all they could to deny the demonstration, and then set loose his police force to beat the protestors AND reporters during the convention. This is a monster copy in solid very good condition showing light to moderate reading stress and shelfwear in a surprisingly (for its size) firm binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-31, Counterculture $12.50 Place Order
000139 Collis, Maurice Foreign Mud First US Edition Hard Cover Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1947 New York Very Good Very Good Being an account of the Opium Imbroglio at Conton in the 1830's and the Anglo-Chinese War that followed. {aintings by Thomas Allom, Geo. Chinnery, W.J. Huggins, J. Prendergast illustrating unusual portraits and topographic views of Macao, Whampoa, Canton, Kowloon across to Ho ng Kong, etc. 5 maps and plans. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows moderate shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends (no fraying). The dust jacket is lightly chipped (mainly at spine ends), with edge-creasing. The rear panel shows spots of darkening, but overall the dj is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-30, Counterculture $50.00 Place Order
002077 Craig, Alec Suppressed Books First Edition Hard Cover World Publishing Company 1963 New York Very Good++ Very Good A history of the conception of literary obscenity. Foreword by Morris L. Ernst. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is rubbed with a few closed tears, and scuffing to the panels. Overall, still presentable and covered with a brodart 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $22.50 Place Order
001511 Crowley, John Antiquities: Seven Stories First Trade Edition Hard Cover Incunabula 1993 Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Fine Fine Nominated for the 1995 World Fantasy Best Collection. This trade edition was limited to only 1000 un-numbered and un-signed copies. However, this copy is SIGNED by John Crowley in his beautiful script on the title page. Seven previously un-collected stories spanning the John Crowley's career. Stories included: The Green Chile, Missolonghi 1824, Antiquities, The Reason for the Visit, Her Bounty to the Dead, Snow and Exogamy. Stunning jacket design by John D. Berry. The book is clean and tight showing no noticeable wear. The binding is firm and internally clean and free of markings. The gilt lettering to the spine is still bright and unflecked. The second state dust jacket (I believe) is crisp and free of wear, covered in a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0963363727 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
001624 Crowther, Peter Gandalph Cohen and the Land At the End of the Working Day Signed Limited Edition Wraps Chap Book Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 240. There were an additional 26 Lettered copies. Signed by Peter Crowther Introduction by Ian McDonald. Wraparound panel art by Raymond Woodward.. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing board. Images upon request Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284472 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $15.00 Place Order
000254 Dali, Salvador Diary of a Genius First UK Edition Hard Cover Hutchinson 1966 London Very Good+ Very Good+ Translated from the French by Richard Howard. Appendix I translated by Graham Snell. Foreword and notes by Michel Deon. Many black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear, and a couple of faint dust spots to the top page edge. The dust jacket is price-clipped with noticeable shelfwear, but still attractive and free of chips rips & tears. The dj is covered with a bordart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-26, Science Fiction $50.00 Place Order
001515 De Lint, Charles Triskell Tales: 22 Years of Chapbooks Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Signed edition limited to 2000 copies, of which this is numbered 2. SIGNED by Charles de Lint on the illustrated limitation page. Jacket art, limitation page and inner illustration(s) by his wife, MaryAnn Harris, and 1 illustration by Charles de Lint for the story My Life As A Bird This is a collection of the chapbooks de Lint printed himself (very small print runs) to hand out to friends and family each year spanning the years 1974-1999. Many over these have not seen public distribution, and of those that have, many were not in the US. This book is over 450 pages with too many titles to list, but I will answer any specific content questions. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. MaryAnn Harris Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284782 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $125.00 Place Order
000530 De Mille, Richard Castaneda's Journey the Power and the Allegory First Edition Hard Cover Capra Press 1976 California Very Good++ Very Good+ In this scholarly work, De Mille seeks to distinguish fact from theory, fill the gaps in Castaneda's personal history, and gives a systematic treatment of the books. Black & white illustrations by Frederick A. Usher. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends with a light fray to the top edge, and a hint of spotting to the top page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is scuffed with light edge-creasing mainly at the spine ends, but still overall attractive and covered with a brodart. Small ink spot to the bottom page edge. This is NOT an ex-lib, and a nice copy of a rare title. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0884960676 Counterculture, First Editions Case $75.00 Place Order
001386 Dick, Anne Search for Philip K. Dick 1928-1982 First Edition Hard Cover Edwin Mellen Press 1995 New York Fine No Jacket (as issued) A memoir and biography of the science fiction writer, by one of his wives. Broken in to 3 parts with sub-chapters. Part 1: 1958-1964, Part 2: 1964-1982, Part 3: 1928-1958. Some sub-chapters: Meeting Phil Dick, Honeymoon for Four, Disaster in Point Reyes Station, Fourth Wife Nancy, The Scanner Darkly Years, Vancouver Science Fiction Convention, Death of A Science Fiction Writer, and The Early Years. Also includes an Epilogue, and 2 sections of notes. Some black & white photographs. One of the 2 scarcest biographies on Philip K Dick out there. An unread copy showing only a hint of rubbing to the tips and board edges. The binding is firm and uncracked. Protected in an acid-free bag.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0773491376 Box Z-34, PKD $200.00 Place Order
001270 Dick, Philip K. Philip K Dick FBI Files Declassified CD Audio CD-R As New These are files kept on Philip K Dick by the F.B.I., regarding the period when Phil had written requesting the files being kept on him. Roughly between the years 1972 and 1975. This is 1-CD and can be viewed on any computer system able to support PDF documents (ie: PC/Mac-Adobe Acrobat & Mac-Preview). Both Adobe platform installers are included on the CD. The CD has a printed label, with no insert. The disc contains 31 pages documenting Phil's interaction with the FBI and the critical history surrounding it. Home $15.00 Place Order
002157 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated April 6 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated April 6, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 102 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with a penned drawing of a type of Darwinian fish. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1992, pp. 150-52]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this carry carry his signature (first name only), but it also shows editing after the fact in the form of corrections for punctuation and spacing. There is also an added handwritten short sentence. In this letter, Phil gives congratulations on Claudia nearly finishing her thesis, which is what began this correspondence initially. He then goes on to share that in all of his writing to her about his dreams and mystical experiences, he has figured it out to be a Rebirth experience. He spends a good chunk of page 2 defining his inner being, named Firebright. This was also supposed to be the 4th installment in Rickman's series but it never made it to publication. He talks about a visit with Isa his daughter, his love for Tessa, and his hope to buy back Scanner from Doubleday. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is no staining to the pages. However, there appears to be a hint of bleeding to the penned signature, as if maybe a drop of water hit it. There is no smearing or loss of text, just a little bit of a bluish background to the signature. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002153 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated December 14 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated December 14, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 1 page. There are 35 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 301]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name with the heart/arrow drawing), but it also shows his editing after the fact, in the form of corrections for punctuation/spelling, and 2 added lines of handwritten text. In this letter, Phil sends his birthday wishes, makes a book recommendation, and shares that Time Out of Joint has been optioned by Martin Scorsese. In his writing, he shows his humor when he says: You must, Claudia, or the cat will pee on you. Considering the age, this page is in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $750.00 Sold
002154 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated February 14 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated February 14, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 78 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 62-64]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. This letter has his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name with the heart/arrow drawing). In this letter, Phil gets heavily into Plato, Aristotle, and the 'Universe as hologram'. God, soma, Cartesian dualism, he delves into it all. Pretty heavy stuff considering he wrote this before breakfast (noted in text) on Valentine's Day. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are 3 small stains in the margins or each page (right on page 1, left on page 2). They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface (in fact not touching the typeface). The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $850.00 Place Order
001635 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated January 30 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated January 30, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 81 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 49-50]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name with the heart/arrow drawing), but it also shows his editing after the fact in the form of ADDED handwritten text NOT published in the Underwood/Miller book (see further in this description). In this letter, Phil tells Claudia he has finally worked out his Metaphysic, and thanks her for her assistance. He also said that he sent her Thesis Introduction to the publisher for Stanislaw Lem to read, hoping it would make it to him. He claimed he couldn't send it directly to Stanislaw Lem: 'as we are not speaking, since he stole my pencil-box during recess.' Except for 8 lines, the whole second page is a dream sequence he made up of Stanislaw Lem and 'these double-domed Marxist intellectuals' discussing the introduction and his comments. This whole sequence includes dialogue between Lem and his bosses and surroundings. Page 1 has one 3 word correction hand-written by Phil, with the arrow to show where it belongs. Page 2 has a hand-written inserted sentence, with an entire act to his Dream Sequence in the bottom margin area. Signed with his first name, Phil, with the heart and arrow drawing. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are 2 small stains to the upper right corner of both pages. They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. **NOTE** I SCANNED THE IMAGE AND DIDN'T MESS WITH THE SETTINGS. THE STAINS ARE OVER-EXPOSED. THEY ARE NOT AS YELLOW OR BRIGHT AS THEY APPEAR. THE ARE FAINT AND BROWN-ISH. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,200.00 Place Order
002151 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 17 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 17, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 90 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 189-91]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. A crossed out letter, underlining for emphasis, and an added word. In this letter, Phil talks of 2 more re-curring dreams he's having. This follows his mystical experience of March 1974, and therefore he's paying special attention to what the dreams are telling him. In one dream, he sees himself as his departed friend Bishop James Pike, and after being led to a book he wrote, concludes that it's possible Bishop Pike is speaking to him from the grave. Phil has taken on some his traits. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. These pages are clean and free of yellowing or staining. The signature is clear, and the hand-drawn heart/cross is sharp. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002152 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 22 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 22, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 85 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 200-01]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed name), but it also shows his editing after the fact, in the form of a few pen edits for spelling, exclusion and spacing. In this letter, Phil has an epiphany that the dreams he's been having since March were not of many singular sources, but the “World view and knowledge, the gnosis and secret wisdom of the Essenes”. He quotes Will Durant in defining the Essenes, and dives into religion, ancient history and Bishop Pike. He ends the letter with a cryptic song lyric which his Sibyl sang to him in his previous nights dream. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. These pages are clean and free of yellowing or staining. The signature is clear, and the hand-drawn heart/cross is sharp. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
001524 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 5 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 5, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 62 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 156-57]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. A crossed out letter, underlining for emphasis, and an added word. In this letter, Phil writes of a recurring dream he had about a specific but unknown (to him) book. He felt he was supposed to read it, and he had been attempting to determine the title based on clues in the dreams. After three months of these dreams, he finally found the book only to find that it was the dullest book in the world. In the P.S., he comments that: you should never take your dreams too seriously. Or else it shows that the unconscious or the universe or God or whatever can put you on. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are a few minor stains, looking like either coffee or water staining. They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface. In truth, a majority of the stains (6 total) are in the clear area after the P.S. of the second page. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002150 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated June 29 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated June 29, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 106 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 148-50]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. Various hand-edits for spelling, emphasis, placement etc. This includes a P.S.(3 short handwritten lines at the lower margin of the first page), P.P.S.(typed, upper right corner 1st page), and P.P.P.S. (typed full second page), with the 2 latter being INITIALED PKD. There are also 2 arrowed hearts penned by Phil. In this letter, Phil included an article by Stanislaus Lem (not present) regarding Flow My Tears. This is 1 of 2 letters I have regarding S Lem, and this has the most content. He also touches briefly on his sequel to High Castle, VALISYSTEM A. He also talks about Lem's interpretation of UBIK. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are some minor stains, looking like either coffee or water. There are 8 stains total (4 corresponding on each page), with 4 of them in the text (no smearing or loss of text visibility). Two stains are at the lower right corner (first page) lower left (right page). On page 1, there is smearing to the heart/arrow drawing, but it's still visible just less bold. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002156 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated March 4 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated March 4, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 92 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 129-31]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this carry carry his signature, but it also shows editing after the fact in the form of corrections for punctuation and spacing. Additionally, this has a typed P.S. and handwritten PPS that were NOT included in the book. Why Underwood/Miller didn't at least include the typed PS, I have no idea. In this letter, Phil quotes 3 passages from SFS written by Jameson. He considers Jameson to be brilliant in his criticism of his work, with Jameson 'alluding that somehow language is a set in which salvation can overcome the evil of physical power'. Phil begins to draw parallels between the Greek Plays at the time of the theater in Athens, where they were chanted and sung, to the Prose of modern times. He really gets to the meat of it at the end, when he writes: 'General Semantics, is totally insane. Words are real – if coupled with something else. They are signals. Like when you see a red light along the road. It is real, but it refers to something, a context. But to say, That red light is an illusion, is to deny the reality of the context as well: and the power of that context to give or take life.' Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is a faint stain to the lower right corner/margin of page one with a corresponding stain to page 2. There is no smearing or loss of text or signature. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,200.00 Place Order
001634 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated November 30 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated November 30, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 86 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 294-96]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed name with the heart/arrow drawing), but it also shows his editing after the fact, in the form of added writing to both pages. Seven words to the first page, and significantly more to the second. Additionally the back of page 2 has more mundane notes in pen. I believe he was writing down directions, but it's possibly written by Claudia also. In this letter, Phil continues from a previous letter. He's still trying to understand his prophetic dreams which began in March of that year. He cites John Calvin and Lewis Mumford in describing his experiences. The language in this letter gets quite vulgar at a couple of points. His humor is apparent in the closing prior to the P.S. He writes: Well I got to go because a lot of publicans and sinners, tax collectors and other riffraff abound, and I must deal with them. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is a faint stain to the upper right corner of the first page and corresponding let corner of the second. The stain is faint, but page 2 there is minor spreading of the ink from his penned writing in the margin. There is no obliteration to the words, and it's only affecting a few letters. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
001271 Dick, Philip K. X-Minus One Radio Plays The Defenders & Colony CD Audio CD-R 1956 As New 2 scarce radio dramatizations of Phillip K Dick's short-stories. Produced by Moonlight Productions. X Minus One Radio Files. The Colony (#70) was aired 10/10/1956 and runs 28:17. The Defenders (#52) was aired 5/22/1956 and runs 28:31. 1 CD made to play in most CD players and computers. (CD comes in slim case only when available. Otherwise, they will come in a CD envelope.) Home $15.00 Place Order
000884 Dick, Philip K. & Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Piper In the Woods: Philip K Dick on Life and Death First Edition Audiocasette Gregg Rickman 1987 California Fine This could be considered a companion to the 3-book series Gregg Rickman did on Philip K Dick. One was an excellent biography, and the remaining 2 were transcribed conversations/interviews. This 90-minute audio tape contains excerpts from the first interview conducted April 1981. This new unplayed tape comes in a case with publisher's printed insert. The insert carries this disclaimer from Rickman: I apologize for the grainyness of my tinny tape recording; through the hiss and noise from squeaky chairs and passing cars, listen to Phil Dick. Best listened to thru a head-set. I tried my copy in the car first and it just didn't cut it. 64mo - up to 3" tall Science Fiction Case $25.00 Place Order
001104 Dick, Philip K. & Zelazny, Roger ( Philip K. Dick ) Deus Irae First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1976 New York Near Fine Near Fine Co-written with Roger Zelazny. One of only 2 novels co-authored with another author. Manuscript title: The Kneeling Legless Man, Levack. First Edition meeting points with code G27 on page 181, correct date and statemtent on copyright page. This book is signed by Roger Zelazny. Great jacket art by John Cayea. The book is clean and tight showing very light bumping to the spine ends, and extremely faint dust spotting to the top page-edge. NOT REMAINDERED. The dust jacket is crisp with one TINY tear to the top spine end. Not price-clipped. The dj is covered with a brodart, and the book is protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385045271 Box Z-34, PKD $125.00 Place Order
001150 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) A Handful of Darkness First Printing Paperback Panther Books Ltd. 1966 United Kingdom Very Good Panther #2108. This is the first of only 3 paperback pressings in the English language. A very scarce title in any edition, with the Rich & Cowan and Gregg Press editions leaving it in the dust as far as price goes. Collects the stories: Colony, Imposter, Expendable, Planet For Transients, Prominent Author, The Builder, The Impossible Planet, The Indefatigable Frog, the Turning Wheel, Progeny, Upon the Dull Earth, The Cookie Ladie, and Exhibit Piece. Excludes: The Little Movement and The Preserving Machine which were in the first hardcover edition. Cover art by Colin Hay. This is a solid very good copy. There is moderate but not heavy creasing, and a lean to the spine. However, the binding is still firm. Internally, the pages are lightly toned but not brittle. The number 12 is neatly penned to the upper right corner of the first page. Still a nice copy of a very rare edition. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-22, PKD PB $85.00 Place Order
001295 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) A Scanner Darkly First Printing Paperback Ballantine Books / Del Rey 1977 New York Very Good Ballantine #26064. Won the 1979 Graouilly d'Or Award for Best novel presented at the Festival de Metz in Frnace. This is the first paperback printing of the book. Includes an authors note. Great cover art by Ochagavia. He probes whether reality is a singular interpretation, or one great shared hallucination. This is a solid very good copy faint creasing, in a boxed tight binding. A very faint stain to the lower right corner of the first page. Protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0345260643 Box Z-32, PKD $17.50 Place Order
001211 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Clans of the Alphane Moon First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from the short-story Shell Game which appeared in the pulp Galaxy in 1954. To my knowledge, this is the only hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by Robert Silverberg. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1964 ACE Books PBO. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839825986 Home $265.00 Place Order
001085 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Confessions of a Crap Artist Limited Edition Hard Cover Entwhistle Books 1975 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) An early mainstream novel originally written in 1959. It didn't see publication until 1975, as 2 limited Editions by Entwhistle. First Hardcover publication, limited to 500 copies. 90 signed by Philip K. Dick. This is one of 410 un-numbered and un-signed copies. The trade paper was also limited to 500 copies. Jack Isidore of Seville California, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact 1945-1959. A horribly accurate portrait of life in California during the 1950's. Made in to a French film titled Barjo. This is a solid vg++ copy with moderate softening to the spine ends (no tears), and bumping to the board corners. A small mark to the top page-edge. Internally, clean and free of markings. No dust jacket as issued. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671442139 Home $200.00 Place Order
001107 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Confessions of a Crap Artist First Trade Edition Trade Paperback Entwhistle Books 1978 New York Very Good++ An early mainstream novel originally written in 1959. It didn't see publication until 1975, as 2 previous limited Editions by Entwhistle, 500 were hardcover and 500 were trade paper. This is the first Trade Edition, with only 5000 printed. This is also the last pressing by Entwhistle Books. Introduction by Paul Williams. Jack Isidore of Seville California, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact 1945-1959. A horribly accurate portrait of life in California during the 1950's. Made in to a French film titled Barjo. This copy is signed by Paul Williams, who was friend to Phil and previous executor of the Estate. This is a solid vg++ copy with only a hint of shelfwear and a small area with sticker residue to the lower edge of the rear panel (will attempt to carefully remove upon request). Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0960142827 Box Z-28, PKD $75.00 Place Order
001137 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Confessions of a Crap Artist Limited Edition Hard Cover Entwhistle Books 1975 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) Jack Isidore of Seville California, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact 1945-1959. A horribly accurate portrait of life in California during the 1950's. Introduction by Paul Williams. An early mainstream novel originally written in 1959, it didn't see publication until 1975 as 2 limited Editions by Entwhistle. First Hardcover publication, limited to 500 copies. 90 signed by Philip K. Dick. This is one of 410 un-numbered and un-signed (by PKD) copies. The trade paper was also limited to 500 copies. Made in to a French film titled Barjo. This edition is signed by Paul Williams at the top of the introduction. Paul had a hand in publishing this book. This edition was not issued with any autographs, therefore fairly scarce. I would grade this NF-F but for the bumping to the bottom spine end and bottom corners. No fraying, tearing, or fading to the boards. The gilt lettering to the front board and spine is still bright. Internally, clean and free of markings. No dust jacket as issued. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671442139 Box Z-28, PKD $400.00 Place Order
001210 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Counter Clock World First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: The Dead Grow Young. Expanded from the novelette Your Appointment Will Be Yesterday which first appeared in the pulp Amazing 1966. To my knowledge, this is the first US hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by David G. Hartwell. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1967 Berkley Books edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the edges and board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824858 Home $150.00 Place Order
001871 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968 New York Good++ Very Good Number 55 of The 100 Best Novels, Pringle Science Fiction. Expanded from the short story The Little Black Box, Worlds of Tomorrow 1964. Nominated for 1968 Nebula for Best Novel. This is the true first edition of this famous novel. This book was the basis for the classic movie Blade Runner starring Rutger Hauer and Harrison Ford, which strayed greatly from the original story. Superb jacket art by Harry Sehring. Ex-Library with expected defects. Spine cocked but still tight. The dust jacket shows moderate rubbing and edge-creasing with a space sticker at the bottom spine end, but surprisingly clean and NOT price-clipped. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Very scarce with dust jacket in any condition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction Case $3,000.00 Place Order
001101 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep First UK Edition Hard Cover Rapp & Whiting 1969 London Very Good+ Very Good+ This is the first UK Hardcover edition of this famous novel. Nominated for 1968 Nebula for Best Novel. Number 55 of The 100 Best Novels, Pringle Science Fiction. Expanded from the short story The Little Black Box, Worlds of Tomorrow 1964. This book was the basis for the classic movie Blade Runner starring Rutger Hauer and Harrison Ford, which strayed greatly from the original story. Jacket art by Lawrence Edwards. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with mild shelfwear and bumping at the spine ends. The top page edge shows a small faint spot, which doe NOT enter the book (a dust stain?). Internally, clean and free of markings, with no toning to the pages. The dust jacket is price-clipped and rubbed along the edges with some light push-creasing, and also a crease along the entire edge of the front flap where it folds. There is also a short closed tear to the rear panel at the lower right corner near the spine. NOTE: These flaws are VERY minor. The dust jacket is sharp and attractive, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-28, PKD $1,000.00 Place Order
001084 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Eye In the Sky First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: With Opened Mind. To my knowledge, this is the first and only hardcover edition of this title. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. A new introduction by Sandra Miesel. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1957 ACE Books PBO. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. This came from the collection of a former employee of The Gregg Press. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the spine ends and board corners. Faint and barely noticeable dust soiling to the page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824815 Box Z-33, PKD $125.00 Place Order
000978 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Galactic Pot-Healer First UK Edition Hard Cover Gollancz 1971 United Kingdom Fine Fine This is both the First UK and First Trade Hardcover edition. Manuscript title, The Glimmung Of Plowman's Planet, Levack. A clean unread copy showing no shelfwear, or browning to the pages. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. A stunning copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0575005963 Science Fiction $150.00 Place Order
000799 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Gather Yourselves Together First Edition Hard Cover WCS 1994 As New As New This is a very early mainstream novel. Believed to be one of Phil's 2 first finished novels written between 1949 and 1952, preceding Beyond Lies the Wub which was his first published work. Of the 2 novels, one is yet to see publication, and this volume was released in 1994. SIGNED by Dwight Brown, who is a former Secretary for the Philip K Dick Society. A crisp unread copy in pristine dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. Signed By Dwight Brown 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1878914057 PKD Case $150.00 Place Order
001140 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Humpty Dumpty in Oakland First UK Edition Hard Cover Gollancz 1986 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine An early mainstream novel written originally in the mid-60's. Jacket illustration by Mark Foreman. The book is clean and tight with only light rubbing to the spine ends and corners. The dust jacket is not price-clipped, and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. The book is protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0575038756 Box Z-28, PKD $140.00 Place Order
001081 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) In Milton Lumky Territory First US Edition Hard Cover Dragon Press 1985 New York Fine Fine Mainstream novel, published posthumously. This is the first trade edition, limited to 950 un-numbered copies, following the limited ediion bound in leather. The trade edition was followed by only 2 more pressings. The UK HC edition, and a TP. Great jacket art by Barclay Shaw. The book is clean and tight with all corners and spine-ends sharp. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. NOTE This book was returned by a customer who saw a tiny crease to the upper spine end of the dj 'when held in the right light'. After holding it in all kinds of light I still don't see it, but feel I should mention it. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0911499091 Box Z-34, PKD $175.00 Place Order
001196 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Martian Time-Slip First Edition Paperback Ballantine Books 1964 New York Very Good++ Ballantine #U2191. First Edition of this title in complete form. Manuscript title: Goodmember Arnie Kott of Mars. Expanded from the short-story titled All We Marsmen, Worlds Of Tomorrow sr3, August 1963 [Levack]. Great cover art by Brillhart. A novel about schizophrenia and contemporary life. This is a very nice copy with no reading creases, and only trace shelfwear. The only flaw of note is a hint of toning to the edges. No browning or brittleness. Protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-22, PKD PB $17.50 Place Order
000969 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Minority Report Photocopy Paper 2001 Very Fine This is a full photocopy of a scene numbered working draft for the screenplay of Minority Report from 20th Century Fox, which starred Tom Cruise. Complete with notations for possible changes. An as new photocopy. 111 Pages 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $25.00 Place Order
000274 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man in the High Castle First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. A new introduction by Joseph Milicia. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the Hugo Award winning 1962 first edition. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. This came from the collection of a former employee of The Gregg Press. The book shows only light shelfwear. No staining or soiling, and internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824769 Science Fiction Case $300.00 Place Order
001092 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man in the High Castle First Edition Hard Cover G. P. Putnam & Sons 1962 New York Very Good++ Very Good+ True First Edition, meeting all edition points stated in the Levack bibliography: Code D36 on lower left margin of page 239, no date on the title page, bound in black cloth with red lettering on the front cover & spine, with the top page-edge stained yellow. Won the 1963 Hugo for Best Novel. Number 37 in Pringle's Science Fiction 100 Best. A landmark novel of Speculative Fiction and Alternate Histories. The book is in amazing condition. The binding is tight and boxed, showing only faint shelfwear in the form of bumping/softening to the bottom spine end, and light rubbing to the upper spine end. No staining or fading to boards. The dust jacket is NOT flawless, but in superb condition, giving it a conservative grade of VG+. There are two tiny barely noticeable closed-tears to the upper spine end, and another even smaller to the upper edge of the rear panel. The top tips where the flaps fold around the front/rear boards are creased with the paint rubbed away (but ONLY the points), very small points. A faint crease along the top edge of the front panel, hardly noticeable. There is NO chipping, no fading to the artwork, and it is NOT price-clipped. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart, and the book is preserved in an acid-free bag. A beautiful copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Home $1,350.00 Place Order
001080 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man Who Japed First UK Edition Hard Cover Eyre Methuen 1978 United Kingdom Very Good++ Near Fine First UK Edition. Also first HC publication in any form. Great jacket art by Chris Moore. The book is tiht with bumping to the corners and spine ends. The pages are toned (but not brittle), which is common with books published during this time. The dust jacket is sharp with minor creases to the lower spine end. Free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected with an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0413392902 Box Z-28, PKD $200.00 Place Order
001139 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike First Edition Hard Cover Mark V. Ziesing 1984 Connecticut Very Fine Very Fine This early mainstream novel was originally written in 1960. It falls just before The Man In the Hight Castle in the PKD writing timeline. This edition was limited to 800 unnumbered copies, followed only by 2 fairly scarce paperback editions. Dark jacket illustration by Dell Harris, and included bookplate (not affixed) illustrated by Rick DeMarco. The book is clean and tight with only light bumping to the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The book is protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 096129700x Box Z-28, PKD $160.00 Place Order
000979 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Preserving Machine and Other Stories First UK Edition Hard Cover Gollancz 1971 United Kingdom Fine Fine This is both the First UK and First Trade Hardcover, following the PBO and then SFBC editions. This UK edition omits the story, What the Dead Men Say, which was in the US editions. Collects the stories: The Preserving Machine, War Game, Upon the Dull Earth, Roog, War Veteran, Top Stand-By Job, Beyond Lies the Wub, We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (Total Recall), Captive Market, If There Were No Benny Cemoli, Retreat Syndrome, The Crawlers, Oh To Be A Blobel!, and Pay For the Printer. A tight unread copy showing no toning to the pages. The dust jacket is price-clipped (common), but otherwise crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0575005629 Science Fiction $325.00 Place Order
002120 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1938-1971 Limited/Numbered/Signed Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1996 California As New As New Volume 1 in a series of 5. Introduction by James Blaylock. Signed Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 118. In dark blue slipcase. Additionally signed by James Blaylock. Stunning wraparound jacket art by Ilene Meyer. Included are letters to: Anthony Boucher, James Blish, Frederick Pohl, Terry Carr, Anne Dick, James Pike, Scott Meredith, Roger Zelazny, Donald Wolheim, Harlan Ellison, and many others. As new in like dust jacket and slipcase. The dj is covered with a brodart. Signed By Contributor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1887424202 Box Z-28, PKD $125.00 Place Order
001118 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1972-1973 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1993 California As New As New Volume 2 in a series of 5. Introduction Dennis Etchison. Stunning dj art by Ilene Meyer. Letters to: Terry Carr, Ursula K. LeGuin, Anne Dick, Stanislaw Lem, the FBI, Tom Disch, Roger Zelazny, and many others. The book is new in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with a minor rub to the upper edge of the inner rear flap. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0887331610 Box Z-28, PKD $55.00 Place Order
001119 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1974 First Trade Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1991 California As New As New This is volume 3 in a series of 5. Foreword by William Gibson. Series Editor is Paul Williams. Fanciful dust jacket art by Ilene Meyer. This is just ONE YEAR of his letter writing!! Notable for his first VALIS Expience. Here are some of those he corresponded with: John Brunner, Ursula K. LeGuin, Gustav Hasford, Robert Heinlein, Philip Jose Farmer, Ron Goulart and too many more to name. I have several original manuscript letters from this year, so email me if you are interested. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0887331041 Box Z-28, PKD $55.00 Place Order
001051 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1977-1979 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1992 As New As New Volume 5 in a series of 5. Edited by Don Herron. Introduction by Robert Anton Wilson. Stunning dj art by Ilene Meyer. Letters to: Roger Zelazny, Robert Silverberg, Susan Sontag, Patricia Warrick, and many others. As new copy in like dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0887331203 Box Z-33, PKD $70.00 Place Order
001128 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Simulacra First UK Edition Hard Cover Eyre Methuen 1977 United Kingdom Very Good++ Near Fine First hardcover edition in any form. This hc edition followed the First UK paperback by 1 month. Working title: The First Lady of Earth. Expanded & adapted from the novelette Novelty Act which was first published is the pulp Fantastic, Levack (MC 4th Ed.). Superb jacket art by Chris Moore. Due to the scarcity of this edition, I can only assume that few were printed or few have survived the years. The book is tight showing very minimal exterior wear in the form of a light bump to the upper spine end. Internally, the pages are lightly browned but not overly so and NOT brittle. All copies I've seen listed note the same flaw, and it should be expected since the quality of the paper used was poor. The browning aside, the book is internally clean and free of any markings. The binding is firm and square. The dust jacket is beautiful. I call it near fine due to the publisher price label affixed to the lower right corner of the inner front flap. No chips, rips, tears, or clipping. The artwork is still bright. The dj is covered in a brodart, and the book is protected in an acid-free bag. A superb copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0413377504 Science Fiction $750.00 Place Order
001254 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Simulacra First UK Edition Paperback Magnum Books 1977 United Kingdom Very Good++ First UK Paperback. Manuscript title: The First Lady of Earth. Expanded & adapted from the novelette Novelty Act which was first published is the pulp Fantastic, [Levack & MC 4th Ed.]. Superb cover art by Chris Moore, which was also used for the jacket art of the rare 1st UK Hardcover. This a solid very good copy showing only light shelfwear and no creasing, in a firm binding. Internally the pages are supple and free of markings. Protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 041701970x Box Z-22, PKD PB $35.00 Place Order
001427 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Simulacra First UK Edition Paperback Magnum Books 1977 United Kingdom Very Good+ First UK Paperback. Manuscript title: The First Lady of Earth. Expanded & adapted from the novelette Novelty Act which was first published is the pulp Fantastic, [Levack & MC 4th Ed.]. Superb cover art by Chris Moore, which was also used for the jacket art of the rare 1st UK Hardcover. This a solid very good copy showing only light shelfwear and no creasing to the spine, in a firm binding. There are a few tiny and faint creases along the edges and to the panel corners. Internally the pages are mildly toned but still supple and free of markings. Protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 041701970x Box Z-22, PKD PB $30.00 Place Order
001083 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Zap Gun First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from Project Plowshare, Worlds of Tomorrow Nov 1965, Levack. This is the first HARDCOVER printing of this title. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. A new introduction by Charles Platt. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reprint of the first edition PBO published by Pyramid Publications in 1967. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only light shelfwear in the form of minor rubbing/fading to the green of the spine ends and board corners. No staining or soiling, and internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824947 Box Z-33, PKD $150.00 Place Order
001212 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Time Out of Joint First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is the unabridged version which was expanded from 3 issues of the pulp New Worlds in 1959 [Levack]. Manuscript title: Biography In Time. Pringle, Science Fiction: Number 28 of The 100 Best Novels. This is not the first hardcover edition of this title, however it is even more scarce than the 1st Edition published by Lippincott. A new introduction by Louis Stathis. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1959 Lippincott hardcover edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners & tips. The binding is boxed and tight. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. A stunning copy of an ultra-rare edition. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824807 Home $650.00 Place Order
001214 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Ubik First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: Death Of An Anti-Watcher, Levack. Expanded from the novella What the Dead Men Say which first appeared in the pulp Worlds of Tomorrow in 1964. A new introduction by Michael Bishop. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1969 Doubleday hardcover 1st edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the upper spine end (not bumped). The binding is boxed and tight. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. A stunning copy of an ultra-rare edition. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824785 Home $200.00 Place Order
001718 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Valis First UK Edition Hard Cover Kerosina Publications, Ltd. 1987 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine Book 1 in the VALIS Trilogy. Afterword by Kim Stanley Robinson. Working titles: To Scare the Dead and Zebra. This edition was limited to 1500 copies. This is NOT part of the signed limited with the Cosmogony. However, this copy is briefly inscribed by Kim Stanley Robinson on the title page. This is by far Phil Dick's most proufound piece. He touches on the conflict in his life with this book, and it should be seen as both an autobiographical & speculative history. Both the book and dust jacket are in new condition. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Inscribed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0948893168 Box Z-34, PKD $125.00 Place Order
001053 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Valis and Cosmogony & Cosmology Limited/Numbered/Signed Hard Cover Kerosina Publications, Ltd. 1987 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine Book 1 in the VALIS Trilogy. Working titles: To Scare the Dead and Zebra. Edition limited to 250 copies slipcased with Cosmogony and Cosmology, of which this is numbered 236. Signed by Kim Stanley Robinson on the limitation page, who also did the afterword. Frontis illustration and Gilt cover decoration by Keith Roberts. The volume Cosmogony & Cosmology was limited to 825 total copies, with an introduction by Paul Williams. 500 were paperbound, and only 325 were hardbound and included with the special hardcover editions. Additionally, Paul Williams has SIGNED the Cosmogony volume. The limited edition was not originally issued with his autograph. No dust jacket as issued for Cosmogony & Cosmology. Both volumes are in very fine unread condition, and the dj for Valis is crisp and new. The slipcase is sharp and shows no wear. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 094889315x Science Fiction Case $250.00 Place Order
001209 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Vulcan's Hammer First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from the novella of the same name which appeared in the pulp Future #29 1956. To my knowledge, this is the only hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by Fax Goodlife. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1960 ACE Books PBO. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 083982484x Home $125.00 Place Order
001622 Finlay, Charles Coleman Wild Things + Her Life Sentence Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 184. Signed by Charles Coleman Finlay. Includes the chapbook Her Life Sentence which is currently unpublished and exclusively included with this edition. This is his first collection of short-stories, including his first story Footnotes and the tale The Political Officer, which was nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Awards. A number of the other stories have been nominated as well. Afterword by the aurhor. Great jacket art by Cory & Catska Ench. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060301 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $30.00 Place Order
001218 Gifford, Barry The Strangest One of All Signed Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Synaesthesia Press 1988 San Francisco Fine Woodcuts by Billy Childish. Edition limited to a total of 176 copies, of which this is numbered 40. The first 50 were signed by Barry Gifford (this copy), 26 were lettered and signed by Gifford and Childish with 2 extra woodcuts, and the remaining 100 were unsigned with no extras. Synaesthesia Press Chapbook Series #8. Originally appeared in: Speak Magazine Fall 1997. A superb piece. Burnt-orange letterpress card covers, die-cut to show first Billy Childish woodcut on first page. A total of 6 pages, with the main content being a 2 page front & back account of a meeting Gifford and his son had with William S Burroughs. This chapbook is hand-sewn using no staples. It should be noted that this book was designed by Johnny Brewton, who is known for his works of conceptual art and also for having founded X-Ray Book Company which has produced highly sought after zines and photo-projects releasing to the public many previously un-known rarities by Hunter Thompson, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, and others. This copy is new protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing for support. Billy Childish Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-34 $40.00 Place Order
000620 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #1 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1968 New York Very Good January 1968. This is the first issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: What Makes Nixon Run, by Warren Boroson; Galahad's Pad, by Julio Mitchel; The Hate Mail of Captain Levy; Let's Retire Our Most Overworked Four-Letter Word, by Prof. L. Eric Hotaling; Richard Lindner The Rubens of the Love Generation; The Slaughter of Civilians for Sport by US Pilots, by 1st Lt. Thomas F. Loflin III; An Obscenity Bust in Would You Believe India; by Malay Roy Choudhury; Drawings by Muhammad Ali; Believe in God You Have Teeth, by S. H. Margalith; The Fugs Nextness is Godlier Than Cleanliness, by Martin Cohen; Metamorphic Jewelry Last Word In Found-Object Art, photographs by Ryszard Horowitz; God a Love Poem, by Lenore Kandel. The cover art titled Ice is by Richard Lindner, and internal art/photo credits to: Rick Schreiter, Julio Mitchel, Brad Holland, Etienne Delessert, Richard Lindner, Muhammad Ali, Stephen Antonakos, James Grashow, Peter Hujar and Ryszard Horowitz. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate reading stress. The binding is still firm and internally clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $17.50 Place Order
000624 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #10 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good January 1970. This is the 10th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: The Dr Who Called the AMA the American Murder Assn, by Warner Brown; The Most Hated Man in America, compiled by Leslie Pockell; The Virgin Forest, photos by Thomas Weir; The Handwriting on the Wall, by Warren Boroson; Democracy by Telephone, by Vincent Campbell; Israel Captured, photos compiled by Cornell Capa; Hundertwasser Postcards From Pandemonium; The Bigger They Are the Harder I Fall, by Max Hess. Heliotrope cover photograph by Thomas Weir. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress. Clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000625 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #12 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good May 1970. This is the 11th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: Dial-A-Hawk A Ringing New Form of Antiwar Protest; Laid on Fire Island, by Gary Youree; The Mystery of Jorgen Boberg; The Second Most Hated Johnson in America, by Warren Boroson; Bell's Belles, photos by Hugh Bell; The Gang Bang On the Underground Press; Why Hair Has Become A Four-Letter Word, by Warner Brown. Spectacular cover art by Jorgen Boberg. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress. Clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000626 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #12 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good May 1970. This is the 11th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: Dial-A-Hawk A Ringing New Form of Antiwar Protest; Laid on Fire Island, by Gary Youree; The Mystery of Jorgen Boberg; The Second Most Hated Johnson in America, by Warren Boroson; Bell's Belles, photos by Hugh Bell; The Gang Bang On the Underground Press; Why Hair Has Become A Four-Letter Word, by Warner Brown. Spectacular cover art by Jorgen Boberg. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress. Clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000627 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #13 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1971 New York Very Good Spring 1971. This is the 13th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. This is a special issue titled: Portraits of the American People A Monumental Portfolio of Photographs by Alwyn Scott Turner. There's a photo on every single page. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress. Clean and free of markings. Turner, Alwyn Scott 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000622 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #4 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1968 New York Very Good September 1968. This is the 4th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: Amnesty Now; Playhouse of hte Ridiculous (w/ Ultra Violet), photos by Eliot Elisofon; WBAI Switched On Radio, by Fred Powledge; Poetry By Computer; Leroi Jones Poet Laureate of the Black Revolt, by Peter Schjeldahl; The Strange World of George Tooker; Voodoo Lives, photos by Lee Kraft; Please Don't Kill Anything, by Arthur Miller; The Battle Hymn of Jeffrey Weinper, by PFC Jeffrey Weinper; I Remember Superman, by Francesca Milano; and `69 A Great Year Any Way You Look At It, photos by Horn/Griner. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress, and a code penned on the inner front cover. Otherwise clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000623 Ginzburg, Ralph (ed) Avant Garde #5 First Edition Wraps Avant Garde Media, Inc. 1968 New York Very Good November 1968. This is the 5th issue in a Movement periodical that ran for only 14 issues. They touched on politics, the War, the Movement, underground, art, language, sex, taboos, and all sorts of other topics that couldn't reach the mainstream media. Each issue is filled with photographs and illustrations. Issue contents: No More War posters (submitted drawings from previous contest); In the White House Doghouse, by Ralph Schoenstein; On the Psychology of World Order, by Jerome Frank; Tom Wesselman Pleasure Painter; The New Sears Catalogue A Book Review, by L. Eric Hotaling; Son of Hair, photos by Roger Denim; Ron Cobb Daumier of the New Left; The Honorable Discharge of Pvt Sam, by Gary Youree; Living High on the Hog Farm, photos by Julian Wasser; Brain Damage Sorcery As Art, photos by Ira Cohen and Bill Devore. The cover illustration is Seascape #17 by Tom Wesselman. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress. Clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-16, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
001678 Goodman, Mitchell (compiled) The Movement Toward A New America: The Beginnings of A Long Revolution First Edition Large Format Paperpack Pilgrim Press / Alfred A. Knopf 1970 Very Good Assembled by Mitchell Goodman, a charter member of the Great Conspiracy, in behalf of The Movement. This is a monster collage putting the history and progression of The Movement on paper in the form of writing and art. Ideas, theories, and analysis set in experimental context. Roughly 2 elements to the book: 1. the body of the cumulative experience and 2. reflections and speculations on that experience. This is a unique stronghold of history, which can be read any way you like. There is no beginning or end. Filled with articles, writings, photographs and drawings, this is enough to keep one busy for quite a while. Due to the monstrous size of the book, measuring 11in h x 9in w with 752 pages, shipping will be extra. This is a solid very good copy showing light reading stress and shelfwear in a firm binding. Internally, previous owner name neatly penned to the top edge of the first page. Protected in an acid-free bag. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-31, Counterculture $25.00 Place Order
000750 Gunn, James Kampus Collector's Edition Hard Cover Leather Easton Press 1986 Norwalk, Connecticut Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Easton Press Collector's Series. Bound in full leather with gilt designing to front/rear boards & spine with gilt lettering. Silk ribbon marker. Intro by Frederick Pohl. Stunning color frontis by Richard Powers. Collector's notes tipped in. This is a tight, fresh unread copy with all gilt still bright and shiny. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-16, Science Fiction, Storage $37.50 Place Order
000081 Hartinian, Linda ( Philip K Dick ) Flow My Tears the Policeman Said First Edition Wraps Dramatic Publishing Company 1990 Woodstock, IL, U.S.A. Near Fine A play in one act for 4 men and seven women. Ultra rare screenplay. Stage adaptation by Linda Hartinian, and performed by Mabou Mines, at the Boston Shakespeare 6/18-6/30 1985. And if my info is correct, it was also performed at the University of Pittsburgh 9/7/2000. The novel won the 1975 John W Campbell Jr Award for Best novel, and was a nominee for the 1974 Nebula & 1975 Hugo for Best Novel. NOTE: If purchasing this screenplay for production, I must be informed prior to sale. Otherwise, this is a perfect addition to any growing collection! A clean unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. Protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0871290499 Box Z-20, PKD $50.00 Place Order
000613 Hartmann, Richard P. (ed) Von Jahve Gedichte Von Ernst Fuchs First Limited Edition Hard Cover Richard P. Hartmann, Publishers 1982 Munchen Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Deluxe Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is 12 (although the publishers box has 474 coded on it). 8 full-page color lithos initialed in pencil by Ernst Fuchs, and 2 black & whites at the end unsigned. Signature on the limitation page appears to be a stamp. Blue silk over cloth boards with gilt designing and lettering in publisher's slipcase. Ernst Fuchs was born 1930 and has been all over the field of the Arts. This is a collection of his poetry, published during the time he recorded his own song titled Von Jahve which was recorded between 1981-82. This is a stunning copy showing only a hint of shelfwear. The binding is firm, and the gilt lettering is still bright. The publishers slipcase is also very solid with only a hint of rubbing. Ernst Fuchs 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 3923450028 Box Z-16, Performing Arts, Storage $400.00 Place Order
001018 Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell To Arms First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full burgundy leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Originally published in 1929. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. Some black & white illustrations by Herbert Tauss. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Herbet Tauss 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $75.00 Place Order
000640 Hoffman, Abbie & Rubin, Jerry & Sanders, Ed Vote First Edition Mass Market Paperback Warner Paperback Library 1972 New York Very Good Among other things, these 60's movers & shakers discuss the 1972 Republican & Democratic Conventions in Miami Beach, just 4 years after the lunacy of Chicago. Many black & white photographs. Of many figures from the 60's, Abbie stood out like a beacon because of his ability to use satire, the media and ultimately his charisma to impact a nation that was in turmoil. This is a solid very good reading copy showing moderate but not severe reading stress. The binding is firm, and internally there is a hint of toning to the edges, but not much. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 044668998 Box Z-29, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
001612 Irvine, Alexander C. The Life of Riley + Two Tales Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Edition limited to 200 copies, of which this is numbered 193. Signed by Alexander C. Irvine, and includes an additional chapbook titled Two Tales which was published exclusively for this edition. Great jacket art by Patrick Arrasmith. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060131 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $30.00 Place Order
001244 Joyce, Graham Partial Eclipse and Other Stories Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2003 Michigan Very Fine Very Fine Edition limited to a total of 1276 copies. 1250 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by Graham Joyce. Introduction by Bill Sheehan. A collection of short-stories by this award winning writer out of the UK. Collects the stories: Partial Eclipse, Black Dust, The Apprentice, Candia, The Careperson, Gap Sickness, Xenos Beach, Pinkland, Leningrad Nights (nominated for the 1999 British Fantasy Society Best Short-Story Award), and Under the Pylon. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy. It is a PC from the lettered edition complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line for limitation is left blank. The traycase is textured black leather with gold lettering to the spine. The edges that make the depth of the box are the same textured leather. Inside, black felt on the inner door and to the base where the book sets. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 193108162x Home $175.00 Place Order
000347 Krassner, Paul My Acid Trip with Groucho Marx First Edition Pamphlet Blue Angel Inc. 1982 New York Near Fine Originally published in High Times under the title: See the Sacred Word and Win $100. Small pamphlet with 9 pages of Krassner, and 2 pages of adverts with photographs & illustrations (one a Robert Crumb). Krassner waxes not only on his acid trip with Groucho Marx, but shares his thoughs and exerpiences with: Tim Leary, Charles Manson, Otto Preminger, Lenny Bruce, Ram Dass, and Jerry Rubin. This is a crisp unread copy with only a hint of rusting at the 2 staples the only notable flaw. Otherwise, pages are clean and free of tears and yellowing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-26 $30.00 Place Order
000655 Lange, John (Crichton, Michael) Drug of Choice First Edition Paperback Original Signet Books 1970 New York Very Good Signet #T4116. A nightmore corporation offers mankind a one-way trip to Paradise, in exchange for its mind. Michael Crichton's scarcest novel written under the John Lange pseudonym. This is a solid very good copy in a firm binding. The book shows moderate but not severe reading stress in the form of shelfwear and creasing (mainly to rear panel). A hint of toning to the inner panels, but the pages are still supple. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $50.00 Place Order
001623 Lansdale, Joe R. Duck-Footed Signed Limited Edition Wraps Chap Book Subterranean Press 2003 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 750 copies, of which this is numbered 369. An additional 100 copies signed and bound in cloth. An early short-novel, with two-toned illustrations throughout by Doug Potter. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing board. Images upon request Doug Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $20.00 Place Order
001514 Lansdale, Joe R. The Bottoms Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine This novel won the 2001 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Signed edition slipcased and limited to 400 copies, of which this is numbere 2. SIGNED by Joe R. Lansdale on the limitation page. Lansdale has won the British Fantasy Award, American Horror Award, Edgar Award and 6 Bram Stoker Awards. This edition differs slightly from the trade edition, and according to the author this version will only be printed in the limited edition once. Based on an early novelette titled Mad Dog Summer. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is flawless. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Alan M. Clark Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 189228460x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $100.00 Place Order
001520 Lansdale, Joe R. & Coscarelli, Don Bubba Ho-Tep Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Nightshade Book 2003 Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Fine Fine Signed edition limited to 750 un-numbered copies. Signed by both Joe R. Lansdale who wrote the story AND Don Coscarelli who wrote the screenplay. Was awarded Best Screenplay by the US Comedy Arts Film Festival. It's about Elvis stuck in a old folks home long after he's supposed to be dead. Includes an introduction by Lansdale, the original story, the screenplay by Corscarelli, and an intro to the screenplay by Corscarelli. The movie was put out in 2002 starring Bruce Campbell. This copy is new and unread. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892389622 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $42.50 Place Order
001626 Lansdale, Joe R. & Klaw, Richard (eds.) Weird Business First Edition Hard Cover MoJo Press 1995 Texas Fine Fine Signed by both Joe R. Lansdale and Richard Klaw, the editors. Great jacket art by Dorman. A collection of stories by some of the finest writers, adapted to comic graphic novel illustrations. Works and art by: Ambrose Bierce, Robert Bloch, Poppy Z. Brite, Charles de Lint, Dave Dorman, Franz Henkel, Roger Zelazny, F. Paul Wilson, Howard Waldrop, Steve Utley, Doug Potter, Edgar Allan Poe, Michael Moorcock, Morgan and many others. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed By Contributors 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1885418027 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $25.00 Place Order
000639 Leary, Timothy Confessions of a Hope Fiend First Edition Mass Market Paperback Bantam Books 1973 New York Very Good+ Bantam #Y8070. Leary discusses his time in prison, escaping with the assistance of the Weather Underground to Algiers and being captured by Eldridge Cleaver, only to flee to Switzerland and getting caught once again. This is a tight boxed copy with light shelfwear, and a crease to the left edge of the front panel, but NOT down the spine itself. Internally clean and free of both markings and toning. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $21.50 Place Order
001665 Leary, Timothy Flashbacks: An Autobiography First Edition Hard Cover J. P. Tarcher, Inc. 1983 Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine The near mythological life of Timothy Leary told by the Man himself. Writing of his West Point days, thru his Harvard trials, conviction for possession of a 1/2 oz of herb, his career as an award winning scientist, and much more. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight showing only a light bump to the lower spine end. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0874771773 Box Z-31, Counterculture $45.00 Place Order
001666 Leary, Timothy Flashbacks: An Autobiography First Thus Trade Paperback J. P. Tarcher, Inc. 1990 Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Very Good++ A personal and cultural history of an era told by the Man himself. Foreword by William S. Burroughs. Writing of his West Point days, thru his Harvard trials, conviction for possession of a 1/2 oz of herb, his career as an award winning scientist, and much more. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight showing only a hint of shelfwear, with a firm binding and uncreased spine. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0874774977 Box Z-31, Counterculture $20.00 Place Order
001663 Leary, Timothy & Alpert, Richard & Metzner, Ralph The Psychedelic Experience : A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead Reprint Trade Paperback Citadel Press 1987 New Jersey Very Good+ Leary, Alpert & Metzner conducted experiments with LSD and other psychedelic drugs at Harvard University until they were suspended due to public and political outrage. They continued their studies without the backing of the school system. This is a clean copy showing only light shelfwear in an uncracked/uncreased binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0806505524 Box Z-31, Counterculture $12.50 Place Order
000568 Lennon, John In His Own Write First Thus Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is a quality hardcover re-issue, with a new introduction by Yoko Ono. Beautiful black & white line drawings by Lennon throughout. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket, which is covered with a brodart. The only notable flaw is a remainder score to the bottom page edge. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684868075 Box Z-14, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000569 Lennon, John In His Own Write Reprint Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is a quality hardcover re-issue, with a new introduction by Yoko Ono. Beautiful black & white line drawings by Lennon throughout. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket, which is covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684868075 Box Z-14, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
001204 Levack, Daniel J. H. PKD A Philip K. Dick Bibliography Limited Edition Hard Cover Limited Edition Underwood-Miller 1981 Pennsylvania Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Annotations by Steven Owen Godersky. Introduction by Daniel Levack, and notes by Steven Godersky. Afterword by Philip K Dick. This bibliography has seen 3 different Editions for a total of 1100 copies. Of the 300 hardcover copies, 200 were signed Dick, Levack & Godersky. The 100 remaining hardcovers were neither signed nor numbered. This is 1 of 100 un-numbered and un-signed copies. And 800 un-numbered softcover copies. Thru 1981, this bibliography covers: Novels, stories, unpublished manuscripts, other media, pseudonyms, collaborations, connected stories & continuing characters, non-fiction index, verse index, chronological order of publications, magazine checklist, and works about Philip K Dick. Contains photographs of many covers and variation art. A stunning unread copy, with the silver lettering to the spine & front board still bright. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 093443834x Home $150.00 Place Order
001667 Lockwood, Lee (Eldridge Cleaver) Conversation With Eldridge Cleaver Algiers First Thus Trade Paperback Delta Books / Dell Publishing 1970 New York Very Good This book recounts the interview with Eldridge Cleaver, Minister of Information for the Black Panther Party, in 1969 while he was living in exile in Algiers. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate reading stress but still in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-31, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
001500 Lovegrove, James How the Other Half Lives Signed Lettered Edition Hard Cover PS Publishing 1999 United Kingdom Fine Fine Edition limited to 52 Lettered copies signed by all contributors, of which this is DB8/52. Total limitation by this publisher was 52 lettered hardbound and 500 softbound signed by the author. Introduction by Colin Greenland. Signed by both James Lovegrove and Colin Greenland. To my knowledge, PS Publishing is the only publisher for this title. Great jacket art. Both the book and dust jacket are crisp, unread, and free of wear. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1902880013 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
001488 Lupoff, Richard A. The Digital Wristwatch of Philip K Dick First Thus Wraps Gryphon Books 1994 New Jersey Fine Gryphon Double #7. Covers by Allen Koszowski. Ultra rare short-story dealing with Philip K Dick. This is the first trade edition, published 9 years later after limited edition by Canyon Press. Also includes the story Hyperism by Lupoff. This is an unread copy with only a hint of shelfwear. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0936071257 Box Z-20, PKD $20.00 Place Order
000935 Machover, Tod ( Philip K. Dick ) Valis the Opera CD Audio Music CD Bridge Records, Inc. 1988 New York Fine Tod Machover is widely recognized as one of the most important and innovative composers of his generation. His music breaks traditional artistic and cultural boundaries, offering a synthesis of acoustic and electronic sound, of symphony orchestras and interactive computers, of operatic arias and rock songs, and that delivers serious and powerful messages in an accessible and immediate way. This award winning opera was commissioned by the Centre Pompidou in Paris to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 1987. In two parts on one CD, running 77:31. It comes in a double-CD case. It also includes a 64-page booklet. The booklet includes a history of the production, short bio of Phil, a 2-part Libretto explaining each stage of the Opera, photographs (one of Phil), and a number of other things. This is unopened and still factory sealed. Science Fiction Case $25.00 Place Order
000580 MAD Magazine (eds) MAD The Half-Wit and Wisdom of Alfred E. Neuman First Edition Hard Cover Warner Books, Incorporated 1997 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine All new illustrations by Sergio Aragones. Selections include: Words to Live By, Politics and Government, People, Money, Modern Life, Sex Dating and Love, Business, and Marriage & Family. This copy is SIGNED along with an AEN illustration and the now famous What Me Worry on the inner front board. The book is clean tight showing only a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings (aside from autograph and illustration). The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Signed by Illustrator 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 044691200x Box Z-15, Misc, Storage $42.50 Place Order
001144 McKee, Gabriel (Philip K. Dick) Pink Beams of Light From the God in the Gutter: The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick Limited Edition Stiff Wraps University Press of America, Incorporated 2004 Lanham, MD, U.S.A. Fine Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is numbered 81. Signed and dated by Gabriel McKee on day of publication. 84 pages, including: Biographical notes on Philip K. Dick, Works Cited and index. Chapter titles: 1- Anamnesis, 1 Corinthians, and Rocket Ships: Philip K Dick as Religious Philosopher; 2- A Scanner Darkly: Dick As A Christian Theologian; 3- Infinity, Play Again: The Nature and Importance of Dick's Religious Speculations. A new unread copy protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0761826734 Home $50.00 Place Order
000972 Moran, Daniel Keys Terminal Freedom Limited Edition Hard Cover Queen of Angels 1997 California Very Fine Very Fine This is an EXTRA from the Edition limited to 500 copies. This is the exact edition, except that the limitation page is not numbered. SIGNED by both Daniel & Jodi Moran on the limitation page. Introduction by Eluki bes Shahar. This also comes with an excerpt for an upcoming title! Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Still, he is active in the World Stage and has developed quite a cult following. His books are highly sought after. This is a mint copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. NOTE: The picture shown may be stock ABE pic of tp edition. If not visible, I will provide pics of book and signature upon request. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576466434 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $100.00 Place Order
000452 Moran, Daniel Keys The Last Dancer First Limited Edition Hard Cover Quiet Vision Publishing 2002 Sandy, UT, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is the first hardcover release of this title, following the PBO by nearly 10 years. This edition limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 211. Spectacular jacket designed by Daniel Moran himself. Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Still, he has developed quite a cult following, and his books are hightly sought after. To date, this is the most recent installment in the Continuing Time, being book 4. There are rumors of 2 new Trent novels in the works, having been held up due to long-time publisher dispute. This picks up after The Long Run which was the sequel to The Emerald Eyes, introducing the Castanaveras Telepaths and Trent the Uncatchable. Stellar reading! The book is flawless but for one minor ding to the top edge of the front board. The dust jacket has one short tear to the top edge of the front panel, but otherwise crisp and stunning covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576465799 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $275.00 Place Order
001453 Moran, Daniel Keys The Long Run First Limited Edition Hard Cover Quiet Vision Publishing 2001 Sandy, UT, U.S.A. Very Fine Very Fine This is the first hardcover of this title, following the PBO by near 12 years. This edition limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 475. Quite of few copies were damaged during delivery so it is not known how many survived, making this nearly the scarcest of the 4 DKM Limited Editions. Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Yet, he is active and has developed quite a cult following. His books are hightly sought after. Author's 3rd novel. This is the third installment in the Continuing Time, sequel to The Emerald Eyes. Here you get your first real experience with Trent the Uncatchable, and it's quite a ride. There are rumors of 2 new Trent novels in the works, having been held up due to long-time publisher dispute. Stellar reading! Stunning jacket art designed by DKM himself. This is a mint copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576465780 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $175.00 Place Order
000899 Mullen, R. D.; Csicsery-Ronay, Istvan Jr.; Evans, Arthur B.; Holinger, Veronica (eds) ( Philip K. Dick ) On Philip k Dick 40 Articles from Science-Fiction Studies First Edition Stiff Wraps Terra Haute & Greencastle 1992 New York Very Fine A collection of 40 rare articles on Philip K Dick published by Science_Fiction Studies from 1975-1992. From the introduction: From its first issue in 1973, Science-Fiction Studies had one goal: To study science-fiction through critical approaches that shared a historical perspective and rejected most idealist and formalist approaches. And this collection shows just that. Contributions by: Brian Aldiss, Peter Fitting, Stanislaw Lem, Ian Watson, Patricia Warrick, Gregg Rickman and others. A near new copy showing barely a hint of shelfwear and NO creasing. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0963316915 Box Z-20, PKD $50.00 Place Order
000635 Nimoy, Leonard Will I Think of You First Printing Vintage Paperback Dell Books 1975 New York Very Good+ Dell #5756. Poetry expressing the passion, power, and fresh wonder of love, in shimmering words and haunting photo images all done by Leonard Nimoy. This is a clean tight copy with light shelfwear & scuffing to covers, but no creasing to the spine. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $20.00 Place Order
001224 Palmer, Christopher ( Philip K. Dick ) Exhilaration and Terror of the Postmodern First UK Edition Hard Cover Liverpool University Press 2003 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine Chapter samples: Dick's Realist Novels of the Fifties, Philip K Dick and the Nuclear Family, and The Man In the High Castle: The Reasonableness and Madness of History. He also explores: A Scanner Darkly, Martian Time-Slip, VALIS, & Clans of the Alphane Moon. Biographical notes on Philip K. Dick, Works Cited and index. From the press release: Christopher Palmer analyzes the puzzling and dazzling effects of Dick's fiction, and argues that at its heart is a clash of ethical certainties. A new unread copy in firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0853236186 Home $80.00 Place Order
001472 Perinn, Vincent (ed.) Ayn Rand: First Descriptive Bibliography First Edition Hard Cover Quill & Brush 1990 Rockville, Maryland, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine We the Living. Comprehensive bibliography thru 1990, including: books, plays, pamphlets, and her contributions to books and magazines. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only minor bumping to the spine ends. Internally free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, with only light rubbing to the spine ends. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0961049480 Box Z-24, Movement $50.00 Place Order
001778 Pierce, Hazel ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick First Edition Wraps Starmont House 1982 Washington Very Good++ Starmont Reader's Guide #12. Critical essays covering: The Man In the High Castle, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, Ubik, and Flow My Tears. Includes a chronology of his life, an overview of his life and work, short fiction, Philip K Dick's critical statements, resurgence in the eighties, primary bibliography of novels, collaborations, collections, essays, speeches and interviews, a secondary bibliography, reading suggestions, and an index. Great cover art. A solid copy showing light reading stress and shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916732339 Box Z-20, PKD $25.00 Place Order
000358 Politi, Leo Redlands Impressions First Edition Hard Cover Moore Historical Foundation 1983 Redlands, California Fine Fine This is a book of the impressions that Redlands, California left on Leo Politi. Beautifully illustrated in color by Leo Politi with many full-page. This is a crisp unread copy in pristine un-clipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Leo Politi Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Box Z-10, Art, Storage $125.00 Place Order
001226 Powers, Tim Declare Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Fine Very Fine Edition signed by Tim Powers and limited to a total of 500 copies, of which this is numbered 2. 474 copies were numbered, and 26 were lettered. Dust jacket, front & rear endpapers/panels, limitation page, and frontispiece illustrated by J. K. Potter. This novel was nominated for the 2002 Nebula Best Novel, and won the World Fantasy Best Novel for 2001. This is a tight unread copy in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. J. K. Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284790 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $200.00 Place Order
001245 Powers, Tim The Stress of Her Regard Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Charnel House 1989 New York Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to a total of 500 copies, of which this is numbered 44. Nominated for the 1990 World Fantasy Best Novel Award. Illustrated by Tim Powers (inner front/rear pastedown & endpapers). Introduction by Dean R. Koontz. Afterword by James P. Blaylock. This edition signed by: Tim Powers, Dean R. Koontz, and James P. Playlock. Bound in denim (yes, denim), hand-streaked in blues giving the boards a clear blue sky appearance. The slipcase is denim also. Both the book and slipcase are STURDY heavily produced items. When holding either or both together, it feels as if you are holding something solid & strong. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The slipcase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Tim Powers Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0927389010 Home $225.00 Place Order
000346 Ratner, Laurance; Wynne, Eric (ed) Led Zeppelin Live Dreams Second US Edition Hard Cover Margaux Publishing 1995 Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Fine Fine A Photographer's Visual History of the Led Zeppelin Live Experience 1972-1977. Foreword by Dave Lewis. Introduction by Laurance Ratner. 'Through the Eyes' photo by Debra Elhard. To date, this is the best collection of Led Zeppelin photographs in one book! Filled with black & white and color photographs from start to finish, with many monstrous foldouts. This is a presumed first printing of the the Second US Trade Edition, not the limited edition. Although, it does state Deluxe Edition on the copyright page. Still in publishers shrink wrap. Both the book and dust jacket are mint and free of wear. The Laurance Ratner Collection Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0963772104 Box Z-31, Music, Storage $50.00 Place Order
001168 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick In His Own Words First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1984 California Very Good++ Introduction by Roger Zelazny, and preface by Gregg Rickman. This is the scarce first edition of this title, much lengthier than the second revised edition. First book of three in this series of extensive interviews with Philip K Dick by Gregg Rickman, conducted in 1982 right before his death. This installment covers: discussion of all his books, including Ubik and The Man In the High Castle, his thoughts on the film Blade Runner, religions beliefs, the Sixties experience including Ellison and the Dangerous Visions ordeal, critics, viewpoints, themes & motifs, and too much more to be mentioned. Parts include: 1. Philip K Dick An Introduction, 2. In His Own Words Writing Science Fiction, 3. The Novels One by One, and 4. The Last Year. Includes a 3 part appendix covering novels, short-stories, bibliography, interviews, books on, misc references, and 2 letters written during 1981. An absolute must have! A solid very good++ copy showing no reading stress/creasing, and little to now shelfwear. The binding is firm. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063011 Box Z-20, PKD $90.00 Place Order
001130 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K. Dick The Last Testament First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1985 California Very Good++ Introduction by Robert Silverberg, and preface & afterword by Gregg Rickman. Last in this series of extensive interviews with Philip K Dick by Gregg Rickman, conducted in 1982 right before his death. Parts include: 1. Early Visions, 2. VALIS 1974, 3. Tagore 1981, and 4. The Maitrey A 1982. Indludes a 3 part appendix covering: A Bibliography, Summary of the Exegesis by Jay Kinney, and Excerpt From the Exegesis by Philip K Dick. An absolute must have! A clean and tight copy showing only light shelfwear and no creasing. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091606302x Box Z-20, PKD $105.00 Place Order
001129 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) To the High Castle Philip K Dick A Life 1928-1962 First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1989 Near Fine This scarce biography covers Phil's life from his birth to the age of 32 (The 4th installment in this series is currently phantom and unpublished). Gregg Rickman knew Phil, and did extensive interviews and research with Phil those who knew him to bring the history of this legendary writer to fruition. Foreword by Tim Powers, with an introduction by Gregg Rickman. Parts include: 1. The Black Iron Prison 1928-1935, 2. The Beings From Earth 1935-1945, 3. Stability 1945-1950, 4. Flame Disc 1950-1958, 5. The Grasshopper LIES Heavy 1958-1962. Four part appendix covering books by Phil, Literary Chronology 1940-1962, early poems & stories, and The Personality Factory Profile Test. Also includes a bibliography, notes, index, and works index. This is third in the ultra rare trilogy by Gregg Rickman. Signed by Gregg Rickman on the title page. This is a clean tight copy with the only flaw worthy of note being a tiny spot on the front cover near the authors first name where the color was peeled away. It's very tiny. Otherwise, minimal shelfwear in a tight & boxed binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063240 Box Z-20, PKD $90.00 Place Order
001714 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) To the High Castle Philip K Dick A Life 1928-1962 First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1989 Very Fine This scarce biography covers Phil's life from his birth to the age of 32 (The 4th installment in this series is currently phantom and unpublished). Gregg Rickman knew Phil, and did extensive interviews and research with Phil those who knew him to bring the history of this legendary writer to fruition. Foreword by Tim Powers, with an introduction by Gregg Rickman. Parts include: 1. The Black Iron Prison 1928-1935, 2. The Beings From Earth 1935-1945, 3. Stability 1945-1950, 4. Flame Disc 1950-1958, 5. The Grasshopper LIES Heavy 1958-1962. Four part appendix covering books by Phil, Literary Chronology 1940-1962, early poems & stories, and The Personality Factory Profile Test. Also includes a bibliography, notes, index, and works index. This is third in the ultra rare trilogy by Gregg Rickman. Signed by Gregg Rickman on the title page. This is a clean and tight copy showing only a hint of shelfwear. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063240 Box Z-20, PKD $45.00 Place Order
001648 Scalzi, John Questions For A Soldier Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Very Fine Edition limited to 574 copies, of which this is numbered 18. Cover and internal illustrations by Bob Eggleton. Signed by John Scalzi on the limitation page. An unread copy preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. Included is the illustrated envelope it was mailed with. Bob Eggleton Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060484 Box Z-26 $20.00 Place Order
001516 Schafer, William & Sheehan, Bill (eds) Embrace the Mutation: Fiction Inspired by the Art of J. K. Potter Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Deluxe Signed Lettered edition limited to 26 copies, bound in cloth and 1/4 leather. This is a publisher presentation copy from the Library of Bill Sheehan, who is one of the editors. These are stories inspired by the photos/art which Potter had, until publication of this edition, kept in his private collection. Each story begins with a haunting photograph, and flows from there. SIGNED by J. K. Potter, who also wrote the introduction. SIGNED by all contributors, including the editors Bill Sheehan and William Schafer. Contributors include: Michael Bishop, Poppy Z. Brite, Elizabeth Hand, James Morrow, Kim Newman, Norman Partridge, Ramsey Campbell, Lucius Shepard, Dennis Etchison, Peter Crowther, Graham Joyce and Michael Marshall Smith. With 2 dozen total reproductions, this is a must have for the Potter fan. This edition ALSO includes an original drawing by J. K. Potter on the title page and it is initialed in signature. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. J. K. Potter Signed By Contributors 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 193108145x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $125.00 Place Order
001222 Shea, Michael Nifft the Lean Signed Limited Edition Full-Leather Darkside Press 1994 United States Fine No Jacket (as issued) Won the 1983 World Fantasy Award (WFA). Author's 2nd novel. Edition limited to 440, of which this is numbered 110. Only 400 were sold, and it's assumed that the remaining 40 made up the elusive Deluxe Edition. Prologue by Tim Powers, frontispiece + 4 stunning illustrations by Alan M. Clark, and map endpapers by Linda Cecere. This edition is SIGNED by all involved (Shea, Powers, Clark, and Cecere). Bound in textured leather (Demon-Skin). Illustrations are done on quality glossy paper with heavy-duty tissue guard. This is a tight unread copy in a firm binding showing no shelfwear or reading stress. Gilt lettering to front board and spine is still bright. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. Alan M. Clark Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0940841398 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $100.00 Place Order
001504 Shirley, John Demons Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Cemetery Dance Publications 2000 Fortst Hill, Maryland, U.S.A. Fine Fine Signed edition limited to 450 copies, of which this is numbered 261. Signed by John Shirley on the limitation page. Chilling jacket art by Erik Wilson. Both the book and dust jacket are new and unread. The book is firm and boxed, and the gilt to the spine is still bright. The dj is sharp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 158767002x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
001469 Stewart, George R. Earth Abides First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1949 New York Very Good Very Good This book won the first International Fantasy Award in 1951. A classic novel of an Earth ravaged by disease. Great jacket art by H. Lawrence Hoffman. The book is in solid very good condition with light shelfwear and moderate bumping/rubbing to the spine ends. Internally, the first endpaper is lightly toned, but the remaining pages are clean and free of markings. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with rubbing and light chipping to the top edge (starting at the top spine end and going around the rear panel). There is also a short tear and chip to the lower edge of the front panel. Previous owner attempted tape repairs with non-archival tape. So there is a slightly noticeable tape shadow to the front panel tear, and to the inner top edge around the spine. Noted flaws aside, the book is still attractive, and the dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-26, Fiction $625.00 Place Order
001267 Thompson, Hunter S. The Balance of Terror 2 CD CD Audio CD-R 1977 As New A 2 cd set of a Q and A Forum held in Boulder, Colorado sometime in 1977. Hunter talks of Nixon, Politics, Rolling Stone, Vietnam, writing, journalism, drug use, and generally has fun with those in the audience. There's not much left to be said about Hunter's departure. For myself, I felt a loss the moment I heard the unconfirmed reports of his suicide that Sunday evening while I was climbing the Grapevine driving thru sheets of rain. Very fitting. And to quote a buddy of mine who knew & did business with Hunter: The world is a far less interesting place without Hunter. Indeed. The sound quality is nice and clear. CD1 runs 44.6 minutes, and CD2 runs 34.5 minutes. These will run on most PC and Mac platforms, and any home/audio system. I say most because there's always that eccentric system that refuses to cooperate whether it's supposed to or not. I've tested this set on both a PC and a Mac, and both a home and car cd player. Each disc comes with a printed label in a slim case. Home $25.00 Place Order
001646 Varley, Harry Beloved Ghost First Edition Hard Cover Briggs & Company, Publishers 1944 New York Very Good Associational copy warmly inscribed to Rod Serling, with thoughts on The Twilight Zone. This is a solid very good copy in a firm binding. The edges are lightly rubbed, with minor soiling to the spine and one spot on the front board. The gilt lettering is only lightly faded but not flecked. Internally clean and free of markings. No dust jacket, I believe as issued. Protected in an acid free bag. Inscribed By Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-27, Fiction $175.00 Place Order
000962 Warrick, Patricia ( Philip K. Dick ) Mind in Motion the Fiction of Philip K Dick First Edition Hard Cover Southern Illinois University Press 1987 As New As New Critical essays on 8 Philip K Dick novels: The Man In the High Castle, The Martian Time Slip, Scanner Darkly, Dr. Bloodmoney, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Ubik, and VALIS. Contains a short bibliography and chronology. Next to Kim Stanley Robinson's ultra-rare thesis, this is the scarcest critical analysis of Phil's works. A crisp unread copy in like dust jacket, which is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 080931326x Box Z-34, PKD $125.00 Place Order
002105 Whistler, James M. Anacapa Island & East End of Santa Cruz Island US Survey Facsimile Unbound Sheet Fine This is a facsimile of the Rare Antiquarian 1856 US Coastal Survey Chart by James M. Whistler of Anacapa Island in Santa Barbara Channel and the East End of Santa Cruz Island. A single sheet of thicker stock paper, measuring approx 9in high x 24in wide. Under President Thomas Jefferson, surveys were made to the US Coasts to aide in the expanding maritime industry. The commission was headed by Ferdinand Hassler and started in 1816. After Hassler's death in 1843, he was succeeded by Alexander Bache. These charts were accurate devices for precise navigation at the time. The original maps were produced by lithography, and the lithographic process again was used to create this facsimile reproduction print. The plate was made from the expensive original print to ensure complete and accurate detail. No tears or creasing. Will ship rolled, in an acid-free bag, packaged in a box to avoid crushing. Suitable for framing. James Whistler 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall $10.00 Place Order
002104 Whistler, James M. Smith's or Blunt's Island & Anacapa Island US Survey Facsimile Unbound Sheet Fine This is a facsimile of the Rare Antiquarian 1854 US Coastal Chart by James M. Whistler of Anacapa Island in Santa Barbara Channel and Smith's (or) Blunt's Island in Washington. A single sheet of thicker stock paper, measuring approx 11 1/4in high x 9in wide. The lower part of this print, the map of Anacapa Island, contains the headland view which was engraved by the major US artist James Whistler who lived from 1834-1903. Whistler took on a job in the employ of the US Coast Survey as a draftsman after failing his studies at West Point. He was soon fired from this job for being too artistic (he included flying birds). He prodced very few maps while in their employ, but this one has special significance for the reason stated above. These Western US Coast Survey Maps are scarce and desirable. Most fragmented apart under constant use, as they were serious tools of the expanding maritime trade of the time, started under the administration of Thomas Jefferson. The original charts were produced lithographically, as is this print. Integrity to detail is held to a high degree as the printing plate for this facsimile was taken from a negative of an original print from 1854. No tears or creasing. Protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing. Suitable for framing. James Whistler 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall $10.00 Place Order
000925 Williams, Paul (ed.) ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick Society Newsletter #09/10 PKDS Audio Tape Audio Tape Philip K Dick Society 1986 California Very Good++ This is the double issue on tape. Side 1: Recordings made 10/30-31 & 11/1 1974, and Philip K Dick's apartment in Fullerton, California. The recordings were for a Rolling Stone Magazine profile. They were also used by Williams in his publication of Only Apparently Real. Side 2: Edited recordings of Philip K Dick probably during August 1974. Dictated notes on his novel-in-progress. Original tape was titled "Valisystem". The book he was working on was a sequel to The Man In the High Castle. The sequel was never written, but evolved into Radio Free Albemuth and Valis. The notes on the sequel, along with the tape recordings, also evolved into the Exegesis. This is an original unheard tape in case with publisher printed insert. The case & insert are free of flaws. The insert shows light yellowing, but I believe it's due to the stock used, not age. Science Fiction Case $25.00 Place Order
000986 Williams, Paul. (ed.) ( Philip K. Dick ) PKDS Philip K. Dick Society Newsletter Full Set Photocopy Paul Williams California As New This is the COMPLETE run of the PKDS Newsletter. Issues 1-30 (9/10 being an audio tape), and the first Pamphlet that was originally limited to very few distributed copies. This is treasure trove of names: Tim Powers, Gregg Rickman, Paul Williams, K. W. Jeter, Tessa Dick & Rudy Rucker, to name but a few. There are plot outlines, old PKD interviews, letters, photographs, POETRY and enough lore to keep you busy for ages! E-mail me for a link to the full index. This is a full PHOTOCOPY of the PKDS. Each issue is double-sided loose leaf, not stapled. The "Special Pamphlet" and issue Pamphlets have all been folded appropriately but not stapled. Double issue 9/10 is an audio cassette. This is identical to the tape used coming with the official labels & original artwork used. They will come bundled together in acid free protective bags (3-5 issues per bag) with tags (or paperclips) marking individual issues. $75.00 Place Order
001601 Winans, A. D. 13 Jazz Poems Limited Edition Sewn Wraps w/ Card Covers Chap Book X-Ray Book Co. 2000 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 326 copies. 26 copies were lettered. The remaining 300 copies were numbered, of which this is 47. Grayish card covers with a two-tone letterpress. A total of 10 pages (quality thick stock paper) sewn into covers. Desiged by Johnny Brewton, and Toxic Coyote Press the letterpress. Chapbook measures 8inH x 4inW. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A beautiful copy showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with backing board. The glassine sleeve is still present and complete, but I had to slice it to put my hands on the treasure. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Box Z-34 $20.00 Place Order
001496 Wolfe, Gene Planet Engineering Limited Edition Hard Cover Nesfa Press 1984 Massachusets Near Fine Near Fine Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is numbered 913. The first 225 were slipcased and signed by Wolfe. Introduction by David G. Hartwell. This volume, while not part of the initial 225, has been signed by Gene Wolfe on the title page. This edition commemorates Wolfe's appearance as Boskone XXI Guest of Honor. Inside, you will find stories, essays and poems. Titles: Logology, The Books In the Book of the New Sun, In Looking Glass Castle, The Rubber Bend, The Marvelous Brass Chessplaying Automaton, When I Was Ming the Merciless, The HORARS of War, A Criminal Proceeding, The Detective of Dreams, British Soldier Near Rapier, Last Night In the Garden of Forking Tongues, The Computer Iterates the Greater Trumps, and The Anatomy of A Robot. Includes the first ever publication of a map from the world of The Book of the New Sun. This also includes the first endpaper which was reproduced from the stellar dj art by Vincent De Fate.The book is clean and tight showing little to no wear. The spine ends are sharp, and internally clean and free of markings (aside from signature). The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0915368250 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $75.00 Place Order
001499 Wolfe, Gene The Wolfe Archipelago Limited Edition Hard Cover Mark V. Ziesing 1983 Shingletown, California, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ Edition limited to a total of 1020 copies, 200 of which were signed by the author and artists. This is part of the unsigned limitation. However, it has been signed by Gene Wolfe on the title page. Foreword by Gene Wolfe. Collects the stories: The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories (early short-story and 1971 Nebula Nominee), The Death of Doctor Island and The Doctor of Death Island(1974 Nebula Best Novella Award Winner and Hugo Nominee). Cover illustration by Carl Lundgren and internal illustrations by Mark Bilokur. This also includes a card illustrated by Bilokur which is tipped in. The book is tight with light shelfwear and only faint spotting to the page edges. The binding is firm, and internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket shows light rubbing at the tips, with a short closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel. Still stunning and covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Mark Bilokur Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091748813x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $45.00 Place Order


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