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2076 The Ward Ritchie Press and Anderson, Ritchie & Simon First Trade Edition Hard Cover Anderson, Ritchie & Simon 1961 Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) First trade edition, limited to 1,000 copies. A bibliography and history of the Ward Ritchie Press, with beautifully illustrated chapter headings. Closer to near fine, with only a hint of shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $55.00 Place order
128 Ageyev, M. Novel with Cocaine First US Edition Hard Cover Dutton/Plume 1984 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ Translated by Michael Henry Heim. Ageyev is believed to be a pseudonym for a Russian Emigre, possibly of Jewish origin. This book was originally written in 1936 and scorned at the time as decadent and pornographic. Resurrected and reissued in French in 1983, and this is the first US edition from 1984. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0525242945 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place order
387 Bach, Richard A Gift of Wings Reprint Mass Market Paperback Dell Books 1984 New York Very Good- A soaring triumph to lift your spirits and stir your heart. Many black & white illustrations by K. O. Eckland. This is a solid very good reading copy with the only real flaw being a peal to the lower right end of the rear panel with some loss of title. Binding is firm, and there are no spine creases. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0440345715 Music, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
388 Bach, Richard Illusions The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah Reprint Mass Market Paperback Dell Books 1981 New York Very Good I enjoyed this much more than Seagull. This is a tight copy with light reading stress, and a heart-warming previous owner inscription on the front/rear of the half-title. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0440343194 Music, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
386 Bach, Richard Stranger to the Ground First Thus Mass Market Paperback Dell Books 1990 New York Very Good++ This is a tight unread copy with only barely visible shelfwear. Absolutely no creasing, and internally clean and free of markings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0440206588 Music, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
2092 Barlow, Ron & Reynolds, Ray The Insider's Guide to Old Books, Magazines, Newspapers and Trade Catalogs First Edition Soft Cover Windmill Publishing Company 1995 California Near Fine 21,000 items priced by dealers and collectors. Some black & white photographs. The emphasis is on Americana, with strong coverage of the 1880-1945 period. This is a crisp unread copy with barely visible shelfwear. Absolutely no creasing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0933846053 Reference Shelf $20.00 Place order
143 Beal, M. F. Amazon One First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Little, Brown & Company 1975 Boston Very Good Very Good Author's first novel. Winner Of The Atlantic Grant. Amazon One exposes the political reasoning, the private sensibilities, the anger and fear of a group of radical activists convinced that America is the enemy and violence their salvation. Great jacket art by Gerry Hoover. This is an x-lib with expected marks, and the first endpaper has been removed. The binding is still firm. The dj is rubbed but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. A very nice copy, even though it is an ex-library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $15.00 Place order
221 Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Random House 1994 New York Very Good+ Very Good++ A Savannah Story. Made in to a movie starring John Cusak and others. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket lightly rubbed, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679429220 Mystery, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
2078 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 Reference Shelf $25.00 Place order
229 Bierce, Ambrose The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1967 New York Very Good Very Good Compiled and edited by Ernest J. Hopkins. Preface by John Myers Myers. With 851 newly discovered words and definitions added to the previous 1000 word collection. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. There is moderate rubbing to the edges (no fraying), bumping at the spine ends, and faint dusting to the top page edge. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with rubbing to the edges. Still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Misc, First Editions Case $35.00 Place order
145 Branch, Taylor Pillar Of Fire First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1998 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ America In the King Years, 1963-65. Volume 2 in the America In the King Years trilogy. Pulitzer Prize winning author. Black & white photgraphs. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear, and a short remainder score to the bottom page edges. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684808196 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place order
2083 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
247 Buffett, Jimmy Where Is Joe Merchant? : A Novel Tale First Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Trade Publishers 1992 San Diego, CA, U.S.A. Very Good+ Very Good++ His second novel. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and a remainder score to both the bottom & top page edges. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0151962960 Misc, Arts Case $15.00 Place order
234 Burroughs, William S. Word Virus The William S. Burroughs Reader First Edition Hard Cover Grove Press 1998 New York Very Good++ Fine Edited by Ira Silverberg & James Grauerholz. Introduction by Ann Douglas. Spoken Word CD still sealed with the book. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a brief inscription on the first endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0802116299 Counterculture, Arts Case $30.00 Place order
206 Carey, John The Intellectuals and the Masses First Edition Hard Cover Saint Martin's Press, LLC 1993 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia 1880-1939. This is a clean copy with barely visible shelfwear, and sharp spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312098332 Fiction, First Editions Case $40.00 Place order
272 Carrol, Lewis & Steadman, Ralph The Hunting of the Snark Second Printing Wraps Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publishers 1976 New York Very Good++ An Agony in eight fits, illustrated with innumerable lines by Ralph Steadman. Black & white illustrations on every page, with many full-page. Introduction by Steadman. This is the centenary edition of the Lewis Carroll poem, with a series of original etchings. This is a tight copy with light shelfwear, no visible creasing, and a tiny green mark to the upper spine end. Ralph Steadman 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 051752399x Fiction, First Editions Case $30.00 Place order
308 Carroll, E. Jean Hunter The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson First Edition Hard Cover Dutton Books 1993 New York Very Good++ Near Fine A knockout biography in a fictional framework. Two sections of quaity black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0525935681 First Edition Case $20.00 Place order
236 Caveney, Graham Gentleman Junkie The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1998 Boston Very Good++ Fine A tribute to the life of the founding father of the American counterculture. This is filled with 150 color photos, with the layout similar to Be Here Now. Varying full-page illustrating, with text & photos set over top. This is a beautiful copy with the only flaw being a short remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of any wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316137251 Counterculture, Arts Case $17.50 Out of stock - Request search
144 Cohen, Randy Diary of a Flying Man First Edition Hard Cover Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1989 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Author's first novel, made up of 12 short stories. Randy Cohen won 3 Emmy Awards for his writing on Late Night With David Letterman. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394561244 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place order
2084 Cohn, Louis Henry A Bibliography of the Works of Ernest Hemingway Limited Edition Hard Cover Random House 1931 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) Limited edition, #62/500. Fold-out frontis, fascimile letter in Hemingway's writing. A very clean & tight copy with only minimmal shelfwear. Previous store label at the lower left corner of the rear inner board. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $130.00 Place order
2077 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
207 De Sade, Marquis Justine Reprint Hard Cover Castle Books 1964 New York Good Very Good- or, The Misfortunes of Virtue. This is a solid GOOD reading copy in dust jacket. The binding is firm, but the pages are browned, and there is some water staining. The dust jacket is moderately edge-worn, with some light chipping and creasing, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, First Editions Case $12.00 Place order
2089 Dunbar, Maurice Books and Collectors First Edition Hard Cover The Book Nest 1980 California Very Good++ Very Good++ Foreword by Warren Howell. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping/rubbing at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed, but otherwise crisp and free of chips rips & tears. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0-68627-4415 Reference Shelf $22.50 Place order
352 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 1 Third Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Kathy Acker, William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Derek Jarman, Jim Jones, Aleister Crowley, Austin Spare, Charles Manson, Hubert Selby Colin Wilson, Alchemy, Neoism, Tattoos & Piercing and much more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a tight unread copy with no creasing. A tiny red spot to the bottom edge of the front panel, and also to the bottom page edge. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592224 Counterculture, Box Z-10 $15.00 Place order
354 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 2 Second Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 San Francisco Very Good++ Richard Kern, Jorg Buttgereit, H P Lovecraft, Paul Mayersberg, Aaron Williamson, Savoy Books, Mondo Movies, Brain Death, Cut Ups, Twilight Language, Mescalin, CIA, Plague Yard: Altered States of America, and more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a tight unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592232 Counterculture, Box Z-10 $15.00 Place order
353 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 3 First Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 San Francisco Very Good++ Gilbert & George, Stewart Home, The K Foundation, Alan Moore, Robert Heinlein, William Gibson, Andre Stitt, Kenneth Anger, Freak Film, Maya Deren, A Clockwork Orange, Pornography, Process Church and more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a solid tight very good copy with a faint crease from top to bottom of the front panel, and just a hint of shelfwear. Otherwise, no creasing to spine and internally clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592240 Counterculture, Box Z-10 $15.00 Place order
411 Farina, Richard Long Time Coming and a Long Time Gone First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1969 New York Very Good Very Good Author's second book, published posthumously. Foreword by Joan Baez (sister-in-law), and Mimi Farina. This is a collection of Farina's shorter writings, stories, poems, essays and song lyrics. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and moderate bumping at the spine ends and corners (no fraying). The dust jacket is rubbed with faint creasing to the inner front flap. Not price-clipped and free of tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $25.00 Place order
900263 Farrell, James T. Father and Son Vintage Paperback Signet Books 1953 New York Good No Jacket An unflinching novel of a story adolescence. This is Signet #D-1066, double volume. This is just a good reading copy. There is reading stress, the lower right corner is clipped on the front panel, but the binding is still tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place order
900261 Fast, Howard The Unvanquished First Printing Vintage Paperback Penguin Books 1946 New York Good No Jacket Penguin #588. This is just a good reading copy. There is a split to the front cover along the lower spine edge, binding still attachted & tight. There is minor bubbling to mylar cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place order
900259 Fox, Gardner F. The Bastard of Orleans First Printing Vintage Paperback Avon Books 1960 New York Very Good No Jacket An emire turned on his raging blade. Avon #T-380. This is a solid very good reading copy. There is minor reading stress and light yellowing to the inner page edges. Binding is solid. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Science Fiction, Box Z-9 $5.00 Place order
900260 Fox, Gardner F. The Bastard of Orleans First Printing Vintage Paperback Avon Books 1960 New York Good No Jacket An emire turned on his raging blade. Avon #T-380. This is a solid good reading copy. There is moderate reading stress, a couple of chips, creasing and light yellowing to the inner page edges. Binding is cocked but solid. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-2 $5.00 Place order
126 Garbo, Norman The Movement First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1969 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A novel of a student movement with the highest ethical and spiritual precepts. The book is clean and tight with only minor shelfwear, and light bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with some lines of bubbling on the front panel, not interferring with artwork. Still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $15.00 Place order
903243 George-Warren, Holly (ed) The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats First Edition Hard Cover Hyperion 1999 New York Near Fine Near Fine The Beat Generation and American Culture. Black & white photographs throughout. Name included: Douglas Brinkley, William S. Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Ann Charters, Ira & John Cohen, Johnny Depp, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Mark Kemp, Annie Leibovitz, Michael McClure, Mellon, Richard Meltzer, Robert Palmer, Hunter S. Thompson and many others. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. NOT remaindered. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0786864265 Counterculture, Box Z-7 $17.50 Place order
2082 Hall, Trevor Old Conjuring Books Limited Edition Hard Cover Gerald Duckworth & Company, Ltd. 1972 London Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) A bibliographical and historical study with a supplementary checklist. Limited edition #545/1000. This copy is NOT signed. Contains some photographs. This is a clean and tight copy, with only light shelfwear. Covered in mylar. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 715606786 Reference Shelf $100.00 Place order
8534 Halliburton, Richard Royal Road to Romance, The First Thus Vintage Paperback Pocket Books 1942 New York Good Pocket Book #147. Complete and unabridged. A solid good copy which is internally clean and free of toning. The perma-gloss is starting to peel. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $10.00 Place order
212 Harris, Thomas Hannibal First Edition Hard Cover Delacorte Press 1999 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Sequel to The Silence of the Lambs, and made into a film starring Anthony Hopkins. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust is rubbed but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 038529929x Fiction, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
2079 Hart, Horace Bibliotheca Typographica First Trade Edition Hard Cover The Printing House of Leo Hart 1933 New York Very Good++ Very Good A list of books about books. (In usum eorum qui Libros amant.) Introduction by George Parker Winship. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is heavily chipped along the edges, but still 95% complete, with soiling to the spine of the dj. The jacket is still presentable, and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $55.00 Place order
8533 Harwin, Brian Home is Upriver First Edition Vintage Paperback Signet Books 1953 New York Good- Signet #1063. A novel of love and romance on the Mississippi. Great vintage cover art. This is a solid good reading copy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $5.00 Place order
900256 Henry, O. Cabbages and Kings First Printing Vintage Paperback Penguin Books 1946 New York Very Good No Jacket Complete and unabridged. Penguin #595. This is a solid very good copy. There is very minor edgewear, and a light bubble to the mylar cover at the lower left corner of the rear panel. Still an attractive copy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-1 $8.00 Place order
900257 Henry, O. The Four Million First Printing Vintage Paperback Pocket Books 1940 New York Good No Jacket Complete and unabridged. This is just a good reading copy. There is reading stress, a chip to the lower right corner of the front panel, but the binding is still tight. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-2 $5.00 Place order
215 Hesse, Harmann Gertrude First US Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1969 New York Very Good Very Good This is the first US edition of Hesse's 3rd novel, originally published in 1940. This is an ex-library with the following flaws: stamp to top page edge & second endpaper, first endpaper removed. The dj is rubbed with the price-clipped and a fold to the lower edge of the rear panel. The dj is covered with a brodart. A surprisingly tight presentable copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Fiction, First Editions Case $30.00 Place order
360 Hooker, Richard M*A*S*H : A Novel about Three Army Doctors Reprint Mass Market Paperback Pocket Books 1983 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Based on the Oscar Winning movie that became the long-running TV series. A solid very good copy with light reading stress, and a hint of toning to the inner panels. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671479989 Fiction, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
8531 Humphrey, William Home From the Hill First Thus Vintage Paperback Permabooks 1959 New York Very Good <b.Perma Book #M-4128. Great vintage cover art. A solid very good copy with only light reading stress. The binding is firm & boxed, and the pages are internally clean and free of markings. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $6.00 Place order
6903 Hurst, Fannie Back Street First Edition Vintage Paperback Penguin Books 1946 New York Very Good Penguin Books #589. Complete and unabridged. Cover art by Jonas. Very slight shelf wear and aging, top acetate layer of wraps starting to peel away at extremities, slight dust soiling. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $7.50 Place order
214 Huxley, Aldous Brave New World Re-Issue Hard Cover Modern Library 1956 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ Modern Library #48. Special foreword by Huxley. I'd hold this up to 1984 any day. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp with only light rubbing, and faint edge-creasing at the spine ends. The dj is attractive and covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
8535 Ilton, Paul The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah First Edition Vintage Paperback Signet Books 1957 New York Good Signet #1399. Passions and debauchery explode in History's most wicked city. Name and address rubberstamped on 3 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $19.99 Place order
2086 James, Roy G. From the Pulps Into Paperbacks Second Printing Stiff Wraps Gryphon Books 1995 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A reference document. Black & white photos internally, and paper dj has COLOR photos. This is a crisp unread copy with faint shelfwear. The paper dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still free of chips, rips & tears. A nice copy of a scarce reference on the pulps! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0936071397 Reference Shelf $55.00 Place order
420 Juenger, Ernst African Diversions First UK Edition Hard Cover John Lehmann 1954 United Kingdom Very Good Very Good Translated into the English by Stuart Hood. Originally published 1936 in German under the title Atlantische Fahrt. Great 50's jacket art by Roy Sanford. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and minor fading to the edges/spine. Internally, the pages are clean and supple. The dust jacket is rubbed with some light chipping to the lower edge of the rear panel, but still overall striking and covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-13 $55.00 Out of stock - Request search
396 Kamstra, Jerry The Frisco Kid First Edition Hard Cover Harper & Row, Publishers 1975 New York Very Good Very Good Author's second novel. Great illustration on the front cover with City Lights Bookstore in the background. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends with a hint of fraying at the upper end. The dust jacket is price-clipped with light rubbing, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 006012251x Counterculture, Box Z-12 $12.50 Place order
366 Kerouac, Jack Desolation Angels Reprint Trade Paperback Riverhead Books 1995 New York Very Good++ Introduction by Joyce Johnson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1573225053 Counterculture, Box Z-11 $8.00 Place order
365 Kerouac, Jack On the Road Reprint Trade Paperback Penguin Books 1991 New York Very Good++ Introduction by Ann Charters. Part of the Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics series. This is a clean unread & unmarked copy, with just a hint of shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0140185216 Counterculture, Box Z-11 $8.00 Place order
218 Kesey, Ken Sailor Song First Edition Hard Cover Remainder Viking Press 1992 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Ken Kesey was the orginal Merry Prankster, creator of the Acid Test, and author of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear and a remainder score to the bottom page end. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0670835218 Fiction, First Editions Case $20.00 Place order
307 Koral, Randall & Miller, John (eds) White Rabbit A Psychedelic Reader First Thus Trade Paperback Chronicle Books LLC 1995 San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Near Fine Contributions by: Miles Davis, William S Burroughs, Nelson Algren, Timothy Leary, Hunter S Thompson, Philip K Dick, Terry Southern, Terence McKenna and many others. This is a tight unread copy with barely visible shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0811806669 First Edition Case $15.00 Place order
235 Krassner, Paul Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut Misadventures in the Counterculture First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1993 New York Very Good++ Fine Memoirs of the man People Magazine titled Father of the Underground Press. He founded the underground paper The Realist. Worked for Mad Magazine and Playboy, to name two. Was close friends with Lenny Bruce, and has been a fighter for freedom of speech. This is a captivating book, filled with laughter and insight. An outstanding read! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumpign at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671677705 Counterculture, Arts Case $15.00 Place order
900264 Lawrence, D. H. Aaron's Rod First Printing Vintage Paperback Avon Books 1959 New York Very Good No Jacket A book for men and women who are mentally as well as physically grown up. This is a solid very good reading copy. There is a fold crease to the lower right corner of the front panel, light creasing to the left edge of the front panel near the spine, and minor creasing down the spine. Still a tight copy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-2 $5.00 Place order
147 Lemke, Gayle The Art of the Fillmore First Thus Stiff Wraps Thunder's Mouth Press 1999 New York Very Fine Published in cooperation with Bill Graham Presents. The Poster Series 1966-1971. Art research editor Jacaeber Kastor. Very comprehensive study of the Posters of the Fillmore East and Fillmore West. Lavishly with over 400 illustrations of hand-drawn posters, handbills, tickets, and adding written history as hear from the artists who created them, and the performers recollecting their early Fillmore gigs. Includes an artist and band index to cross reference the posters with the bands and the poster artistss Fillmore Featured Artists: Wes Wilson, Bonnie MacLean, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Rick Griffin, Lee Conklin, Greg Irons, Randy Tuten, David Byrd, David Singer & Norman Orr. Largely in color, with a smattering of black & white. A brand new copy. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 1560252421 Counterculture Case $30.00 Place order
2090 Lewis, Roy Harley Antiquarian Books First Edition Hard Cover Arco Publishing Company, Inc. 1978 New York Very Good++ Near Fine An insider's account. Contains black & white photographs and illustrations. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0668045876 Reference Shelf $22.50 Place order
900254 Llewellyn, Richard How Green Was My Valley Paperback Pocket Books 1947 New York Good No Jacket Complete and unabridged. Pocket Books #462. This is just a good reading copy only. There is yellowing to pages, edgewear and reading creases, but the binding is still intact. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-2 $5.00 Place order
2088 Lovisi, Gary Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler Limited Edition Stiff Wraps Gryphon Books 1994 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A checklist and bibliography of their paperback appearances. Limited to 500 unnumbered copies. Black & white photographs internally, and the paper dj has COLOR photos. This is a crisp unread copy with faint shelfwear. The paper dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still free of chips, rips & tears. A nice copy of a scarce reference on the pulps! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0936071362 Reference Shelf $65.00 Place order
208 Lynch, Jennifer & Peters, Sally (eds) The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Pocket Books 1990 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A tie-in with the David Lynch series, now a cult classic. This is the only hardcover publication, to my knowledge. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a minor bump to the bottom spine end. The dust jacket is crisp with very light rubbing, mainly to the top edge. Still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067173590x Fiction, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
351 Machen, Arthur Eleusinia and Beneath the Barley First Thus Chapbook Necronomicon Press 1988 West Warwick, RI, U.S.A. Fine The main section titled Eleusinia which is a collection of poetry written originally circa 1881. Beneath the Barley is a 2 page history on the Origins of Eleusinia. According to said notes, only 2 copies (aside from this edition) of Eleusinia are know to still exist. Stunning Art Nouveau-ish cover art by Jason Eckhardt, largely know for his H. P. Lovecraft - Cthulhu artowrk. In my searches, this piece of cover art does not appear in the credits for Eckhardt's body of work. This is a crisp unread copy now protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0940884003 Poetry, Box Z-10 $35.00 Place order
249 Mailer, Norman The Flight First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1975 Boston Very Good++ Very Good This is Mailer's book on the legendary Muhammad Ali - George Formeman fight in Zaire, with appearances by George Plimpton and Hunter S. Thompson, who also covered the fight. Mailer has written well over 20 books, contributed loads of articles, and has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. The book is tight with only light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and faint foxing to the top page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed with creasing at the folds and spine ends, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316544167 Counterculture, Arts Case $30.00 Place order
205 Marquez, Gabriel Garcia The General in His Labyrinth Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1990 New York Very Good Very Good++ Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Stunning dj art by Thomas Woodruff. The book is clean with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The binding is cocked, but still firm. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394582586 Fiction, First Editions Case $10.00 Place order
2093 McClelland, Gordon T. & Last, Jay T. Fruit Box Labels First Edition Hard Cover Hillcrest Press 1995 Santa Ana, CA, U.S.A. Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) An illustrated price guide to citrus labels. 1500 color illustrations of citrus box labels from California, Florida, Arizona and Texas. Glossy illustrated boards, no dj as issued. A crisp unread copy with light shelfwear, and minor rubbing to the boards. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0914589091 Reference Shelf $40.00 Place order
306 McKeen, William Hunter S. Thompson First Edition Hard Cover Twayne's Publishers 1991 Boston Near Fine Very Good++ Part of the Twayne's United States Authors Series #574. Of the numerous biographies on Hunter out there, this is by far the most rare. The book is clean and tight with just a hint of shelfwear. There is a short pen score to the bottom page edge. Possibly a remainder. The dust jacket shows minor rubbing with a short tear/fold to the top edge of the rear panel. The dust jacket is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805776249 First Edition Case $60.00 Out of stock - Request search
146 Miller, Henry Tropic Of Cancer First Thus Hard Cover Castle Books 1961 Very Good Very Good Grove Press authorized re-issue. Intro by Karl Shapiro. The book is clean and tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is scuffed at the folds, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $25.00 Place order
364 Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks Reprint Mass Market Paperback Washington Square Press 1972 New York Very Good+ The legendary Book of Visions of an American Indian. Being the life story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow). Glossy color illustrations by Standing Bear. This copy appears unread with just a hint of shelfwear, and NO creasing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671452215 Fiction, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
273 Orwell, George Animal Farm A Fairy Story Anniversary Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1995 New York Near Fine Near Fine This is the 50th Anniversary Edition, containing the unpublished preface to the original first edition, and the preface for the 1947 Ukranian Edition. Artwork by Ralph Steadman. Lavishly illustrated in color, with some black & whites. Many full page spreads that will blow you away. This copy is boldly inscribed (to me) by Steadman on the title page. Both the book and dust jacket are near new, showing no visible wear or flaws. The dj is covered with a brodart. Ralph Steadman Inscribed By Author 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0151002177 Fiction, First Editions Case $150.00 Place order
310 Perry, Paul Fear and Loathing First Edition Hard Cover Thunder's Mouth Press 1992 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine The Strange and Terrible Saga of Hunter S. Thompson. Yet another unauthorized biography. Quality black & white photographs, along with an early published essay from high school titled Security. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1560250127 First Edition Case $20.00 Place order
2091 Peters, Jean (ed) Book Collecting A Modern Guide First Edition Hard Cover R. R. Bowker Company 1977 New York Very Good++ Very Good+ Some black & white line drawings. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping/rubbing at the spine ends (no fraying). The dust jacket is rubbed with light scuffing to the rear panel, and faint sunning to the spine. The dj is still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0835209857 Reference Shelf $35.00 Place order
248 Polanski, Roman Roman First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1984 New York Very Good Very Good The World Press has called Polanski a cinematic genius, international playboy, tragic victim, and immoralist. Includes 59 never previously published photographs (as of 1984) of personal memorabilia and cinematic works from Roman Polanski's collection. His wife Sharon Tate was murdered by the Manson Family. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and a few faint spots to the boards. The dust jacket is rubbed with a light scuff to the rear panel. The dj is still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688026214 Misc, Arts Case $17.50 Place order
220 Redfield, James The Celestine Prophecy First Edition Hard Cover Warner Books, Incorporated 1994 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good+ Very Good++ All things said & done, this was a good read. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and a hint of yellowing to the edges. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 044651862x Fiction, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
134 Rheingold, Howard Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind First Edition Hard Cover Beech Tree Books 1988 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A book of Memes. Somewhere between Hunter S Thompson and Isaac Asimov, and far beyond them both, is the realm of extraterrestrial anthropology. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688068332 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place order
2080 Ricci, Seymour De English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts 1530-1930 Re-Issue Hard Cover Burt Franklin 1969 New York Very Good++ No Jacket And their marks of ownership. Sandars Lectures 1929-1930. Burt Franklin Bibliography and Reference Series 268. Reissue of 1930 edition. This is a clean and tight copy with only light shelfwear. No dust jacket, but possibly issued without dj. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $55.00 Place order
125 Robbins, Kenn Buttermilk Bottoms First Edition Hard Cover University of Iowa Press 1987 Iowa Very Good++ Very Good++ The 1986 Associated Writing Programs Novel Award. Author's first novel. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877451699 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place order
363 Robbins, Tom Another Roadside Attraction Fourth Printing Mass Market Paperback Ballantine 1982 New York Very Good+ From the abduction of the body of Christ to the Roadside storage, this book will have you laughing till your sides split. This is a solid very good copy with NO creasing, and just a hint of toning to the inner panel edges. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0345292456 Fiction, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
224 Robbins, Tom Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas First Edition Hard Cover Bantam Books 1994 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good+ By the author of Still Life With Woodpecker among others. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is free of chips rips & tears, with faint sticker residue, and stock label (small) on the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0553076256 Fiction, First Editions Case $15.00 Place order
362 Robbins, Tom Still Life with Woodpecker Second Printing Mass Market Paperback Bantam Books 1981 New York Very Good+ <b.A sort of love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. Anybody who has read Robbins need no more explanation. If you haven't read Robbins, start with this! This is a solid very good copy with very light reading stress, and a hint of toning to the inner panel edges. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0553245694 Fiction, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
357 Robinson, Frank M.; Davidson, Lawrence; Bennett, Ann (eds) Pulp Culture The Art of Fiction Magazines First Edition Hard Cover Collectors Press, Incorporated 1998 Oregon Very Good+ Very Good++ This book covers the history of Pulp Magazine cover art, fully illustrated in blazing color with many full-page! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1888054123 Art, Box Z-10 $30.00 Out of stock - Request search
361 Salinger, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye Reprint Mass Market Paperback Bantam Books Canada, Incorporated 1984 Toronto, ON, Canada Very Good- This is a solid very good copy with light shelfwear, and a short tear/crease to the bottom edge of the rear panel. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0553250256 Fiction, Box Z-11 $5.00 Place order
2087 Sallis, James Difficult Lives: Jim Thompson, David Goodis, Chester Himes First Edition Stiff Wraps Gryphon Books 1993 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A reference document. Paper dj has COLOR photos. Three short biographies and history on the paperback. This is a crisp unread copy with faint shelfwear. The paper dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still free of chips, rips & tears. A nice copy of a scarce reference on the pulps! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0936071354 Reference Shelf $35.00 Place order
4228 Scott, Paul The Love Pavilion First Edition Vintage Paperback Signet Books 1961 New York Very Good Signet #T-1984. Published in Great Britain as The Chinese Love Pavillion. Great vintage cover art. A solid very good copy with a few creases, corners very slightly curled, and the pages are lightly age tinted. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-10 $10.00 Place order
303 Steadman, Ralph Gonzo The Art First Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1998 New York Fine Fine Among other things, widely known for his illustrations in HST's F & L in LV, Curse of Lono, magazine articles, and loads more! Introduction by Hunter Thompson. Boldly inscribed & dated YOP (to me) across the inner front board and first endpage. Signed in a great silver marker, with added splash and curves giving it the look of Art itself. Color illustrations on every page, many in color. Goes over that last 30 years of Steadman's art. This is a crisp unread copy in mint dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Signed by Illustrator 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0151003874 First Edition Case $150.00 Out of stock - Request search
267 Steadman, Ralph The Book of Jones First US Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1997 New York Near Fine Near Fine A tribute to a mercurial, manic, and utterly seductive cat. Jones is a cat Steadman encountered while visiting the infamous Owl Farm, where Hunter S Thompson lives. Steadman and Thompson are close friends and have collaborated over a number of projects over the years. Black and white illustrations throughout. Both the book and dust jacket are near new, showing no visible shelfwear or stress. The dj is covered with a brodart. Ralph Steadman 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0151003092 Fiction, First Editions Case $25.00 Place order
320 Thompson, Hunter S. Better Than Sex First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1994 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Confessions of a Political Junkie. Trapped like a rat in Mr. Bill's neighborhood. Filled with black & white photos and copies of handwritten faxes in classic Hunter style! The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679424474 First Edition Case $15.00 Place order
324 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1971 New York Very Good Very Good+ Ralph Steadman has signed book on the title page. Additionally, included with this volume is a bookplate signed by both Hunter S. Thompson AND Johnny Depp. Signed by the author, illustrator, and main actor in the movie, this is a one of a kind copy! The book shows moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. There is sunning to the top/bottom edges of the front & rear boards. The binding is slightly cocked, but still firm. Minor spotting to the page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed, with light sunning to the spine. However, it is NOT price-clipped, and still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. All things considered, this is still a very nice copy. I'm just clear in noting the flaws to the book. Ralph Steadman Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679602984 First Edition Case $2,000.00 Place order
321 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories First Thus Hard Cover Modern Library 1996 New York Near Fine Near Fine This edition was put out for the 25th Anniversary of F&L, featuring Ralph Steadman's classic illustrations. This volume also includes 4 additional items: Other American Stories, Jacket Copy for Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Strange Rumblings in Aztlan, and The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. Steadman, Ralph (illustrator) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679602313 First Edition Case $35.00 Place order
322 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories (Modern Library Ser.) First Thus Hard Cover Modern Library 1998 New York Near Fine Near Fine This is the second Modern Library release of this title, carrying the artwork for the upcoming moving on the dust jacket. Featuring Ralph Steadman's classic illustrations. This volume also includes 4 additional items: Other American Stories, Jacket Copy for Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Strange Rumblings in Aztlan, and The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. Steadman, Ralph (illustrator) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679602984 First Edition Case $40.00 Place order
319 Thompson, Hunter S. Generation of Swine First Edition Hard Cover Summit Books 1988 New York Very Good Very Good++ Gonzo Papers volume 2. Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends and corners. The first endpaper is clipped at the lower right corner, and previous owner name neatly penned on the second endpage. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671661477 First Edition Case $15.00 Place order
329 Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels Reprint Hard Cover Modern Library 1999 New York Near Fine Near Fine Author's first published novel. The strange & terrible saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. One of the best book on the Hell's Angels. With a new introduction by Douglas Brinkley. The Modern Library edition is a rare issue of this title. This is a crisp unread copy in like dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067960331x First Edition Case $50.00 Place order
323 Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels Second Printing Hard Cover Random House 1967 New York Very Good++ Near Fine Author's first published novel. The strange & terrible saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. One of the best book on the Hell's Angels. This is a stunning copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with just a hint of shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but otherwise crisp and free of chips rips & tears with just a hint of rubbing. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067960331x First Edition Case $200.00 Place order
266 Thompson, Hunter S. Mistah Leary he Dead Limited Edition Chapbook X-Ray Book Co. 1996 California As New This is the only way you get your hands on this small eulogy to Timothy Leary by Hunter S. Thompson. This was printed by hand and limited to 300 numbered copies, of which this is 163. There are an additional 26 lettered copies. This consists of 2 pages, printed on the inner sides only. The covers fold into flaps with additional information. Two uniquely designed transparent endpapers separate the inner pages from the flap-folds. Lastly, and definitely worthy of note, is the reproduction of a 1/4-ish sheet of blotter acid, all the way down to the tiny purple stamp of Leary's bust literally covering the sheet (roughly 4 hits per head). At the bottom, the page is additionaly stamped: Caution do not drop. This is an eloquent farewell to a man who shaped (and continues to shape) a time in history, and a must have for both the Hunter S Thompson and Timothy Leary follower. Brand new in protective acid-free bag. 6" High x 4" Wide First Edition Case $300.00 Out of stock - Request search
269 Thompson, Hunter S. Screwjack First Limited Edition Hard Cover Neville 1991 Santa barbara, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is a signed limited edition, of which this is numbered 274 of 300. The is boldly signed first/last initial and a full last name. Red cloth with gilt titling to the spine, and a large gilt illustration to the front board, with 38 pages. It consists of an introduction, and 3 short-writings. I met the man who published and helped bring this production to fruition, and the stories he could tell about the encounters would make a great read themselves! This is a crisp near new copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Fiction, First Editions Case $1,000.00 Place order
270 Thompson, Hunter S. Screwjack First Trade Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York Fine Fine This is the first trade edition, which was published after 9 years. It was originally limited to 326 copies, and not seen in any other form till now. It consists of an introduction, and 3 short-writings. I met the man who published and helped bring the limited edition production to fruition, and the stories he could tell about the encounters would make a great read themselves! This is a crisp near new copy. The dust jacket is free of wear, covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684873214 Fiction, First Editions Case $20.00 Place order
318 Thompson, Hunter S. Songs of the Doomed First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1990 New York Very Good Very Good Gonzo Papers volume 3. More Notes on the Death of the American Dream. Selected writings broken down into the years 1950's thru the 1990's. Front & rear dj photos are classic HST pictures! This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows like shelfwear and bumping at the spine ends, and is internallly clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with a hint of sunning. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671420186 First Edition Case $25.00 Place order
271 Thompson, Hunter S. The Curse of Lono First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Bantam Books 1983 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) This book was fully illustrated in color (with some black & white) by Ralph Steadman, with the drawings flowing throughout the entire book and text. This is an ex-library copy rebound in sturdy hardcover. Done like this, you lose the front & rear covers, with the book starting with 2 blank endpapers leading into the half-title page. The binding is firm with only faint rubbing, and clear titling on the spine. There is a stamp to the top/bottom/fore-edge, but that is the only marking. Internally clean. This is a nice, unique binding of a ultra-rare Hunter Thompson first edition. Ralph Steadman 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0553013874 Fiction, First Editions Case $75.00 Place order
312 Thompson, Hunter S. The Great Shark Hunt First Edition Hard Cover Rolling Stone Press 1979 New York Very Good Very Good The Gonzo Papers Volume 1. Strange Tales from a Strange Time. This is a great collection of Hunter's journalistic writing. Among other things, this is very strong in his political coverage: Nixon, McGovern, Carter and his own campaign on the Freak Power Ticket in Aspen. His Jean Claude Killy for Scanlans which caused quite a stink. It also reprints The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved, which also marks the legendary meeting & first collaboration with Ralph Steadman. This is an affordable and still solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with a closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. The dust jacket is still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671400460 First Edition Case $50.00 Place order
268 Thompson, Hunter S. The Rum Diary First Edition Wraps Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) Simon & Schuster 1998 New York Fine This is an Advance Reader's EXCERPT with propaganda laid in. The Rum Diary was a story written around 32 years ago but due to Life, the Universe, and Everything else it has just recently seen publication. It is quality stiff-glossy wrappers, with the artwork matching that of the later trade publication. This is an unread crisp copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684855216 Fiction, First Editions Case $50.00 Place order
317 Thompson, Hunter S. The Rum Diary A Long Lost Novel First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1998 New York Fine Fine Hunter began writing this in 1959, and is his first novel. I didn't see publication till 1998. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684855216 First Edition Case $25.00 Place order
315 Thompson, Hunter S. & Brinkley, Douglas (eds) Fear & Loathing in America First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York Near Fine Near Fine The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist. The Gonzo Letters Volume 2, 1968-1976. Foreword by David Halberstam. Black & white photographs. You gain great insight into the trials & tribulations of Hunter through these letters. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 068487315x First Edition Case $20.00 Place order
314 Thompson, Hunter S.; Brinkley, Douglas (ed) The Proud Highway First Edition Hard Cover Villard 1997 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman. The Fear & Loathing Letters Volume 1, 1955-1967. Foreword by William Kennedy. Black & white photographs. You gain great insight into the trials & tribulations of Hunter through these letters. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679406956 First Edition Case $20.00 Place order
189 Thompson, Jim Roughneck First Thus Trade Paperback Vintage Books 1998 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Bawdy, brawling, and profanely funny, here is an American original at his most unfettered. Hard times have never sounded so good. This is an autobiographical journey through the Depression years and beyond. A clean copy with light shelfwear and NO creasing. Internally clean and free of markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0375700331 Mystery, Box Z-9 $8.00 Place order
170 Van Gulik, Robert The Chinese Bell Murders Paperback University of Chicago Press 1977 Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Very Good A Judge Dee detective story with illustrations by the author. Introduction by Donald F. Lach. This is a solid very good reading copy. Minimal reading stress, spine lightly sunned, and spotting to the top page edges. Sticker on rear panel. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0226848620 Mystery, Box Z-9 $5.00 Place order
172 Van Gulik, Robert The Lacquer Screen First Thus Paperback Warner Books 1974 New York Very Good A Judge Dee detective story with illustrations by the author. This is a solid very good reading copy. Minor reading stress, owner name to the first page, and light browning to the pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0446754536 Mystery, Box Z-9 $5.00 Place order
171 Van Gulik, Robert The Willow Pattern First Thus Paperback Warner Books 1974 New York Very Good A Judge Dee detective story with illustrations by the author. This is a solid very good reading copy. Minimal reading stress, owner name to the first page, and light browning to the page edges. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0446754552 Mystery, Box Z-9 $5.00 Place order
149 Vassi, Marco The Stoned Apocalypse First Edition Hard Cover Trident Press 1972 New York Very Good Very Good+ "It was after the Korean War that Marco Vassi started tripping. In New York he was into marijuana and Marxism, Scientology, and body awareness at the Gurdjieff Foundation. They were the first of many scenes that he would make in search of himself." "In the manner of the picaresque, Vassi now recreates the wildness of these years, giving us a dark but humorous look behind the scenes of the Sixties." Those are the first and last paragraphs of the author info on the dj flaps. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket has a short closed-tear to the lower edge of the front panel, but is otherwise crisp and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 671270850 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place order
900262 Walpole, Hugh Portrait of a Man with Red Hair First Printing Vintage Paperback Avon Books 1949 New York Very Good No Jacket A thrilling drama takes place in a madman's tower of love. I've got to get me a tower of love! Avon #204. This is a solid very good reading copy. There is minor reading stress/creasing, and light edgewear. Great cover art. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Fiction, Box Z-2 $10.00 Place order
309 Whitmer, Peter O. When the Going Gets Weird First Edition Hard Cover Hyperion 1993 New York Very Good++ Near Fine The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson. An unauthorized biography. Numerous quality black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket shows minor rubbing, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1562828568 First Edition Case $20.00 Place order
148 Wolfe, Tom Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers First Edition Hard Cover Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1970 New York Very Good Very Good The book consists of two long essays, closely related in theme and substance, both dealing with political stances and social styles in our status-minded world. The courting of Black Panthers, striking grapeworkers and Young Lords by New York's Social Elite. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and faint spotting to the upper board edges. The dust jacket is rubbed with a tiny stain to the bottom spine ends, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 374246009 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place order
2081 Zeuschner, Robert B. Edgar Rice Burroughs First Edition Hard Cover McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers 1996 Jefferson, NC, U.S.A. Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) The exhaustive scholar's and collector's descriptive biblography. Foreword by Philip Jose Farmer. Includes black & white photos. This is a near fine copy without dj, as issued. No visible shelfwear, internally clean and free of markings. A beautiful copy of a scarce ERB reference! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0786401834 Reference Shelf $85.00 Place order


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