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1 Stoker, Bram Dracula
New York The Modern Library 1897 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 12 Mo 
418 pp. Brick red cloth with gilt Modern Library design on front and slightly rubbed gilt lettering on spine. Top edge stained matching red. Cloth has a trace of soiling. Edges are faintly tanned as usual with very minor rubbing to spine ends. Previous owner's rubber signature stamp and date (1940) in red pencil on front free endpaper. Otherwise, the book is clean, square and tight throughout. Illustrated dust jacket in black, red and yellow-gold is the the first Modern Library design used from 1932 to 1940. Dustjacket is faintly tanned with a trace of soiling and slightest wear to the extremities. Otherwise, the colors of the jacket are exceptionally bright and clean. Jacket is protectedin a mylar sleeve. Inside of jacket list 262 titles. Modern Library #31. A gorgeous copy of the Bram Stoker classic. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
2 Fearing, Kenneth Poems
New York Dynamo 1935 First Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No DJ Octavo 
62pgs. Clay Cloth with Black lettering. Fading to the extremities, toning to the pages, otherwise an unmarked vintage copy. One of 1000 limited editions, this being #587. Kenneth Fearing was one of the Proletariat Poets that expressed the class-conscious perspectives of the working-class. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
3 Jeffers, Robinson Hungerfield and Other Poems
New York Random House 1954 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
115pgs. Stated First Printing. Blue paper over beige cloth. with blue and black lettering onthe spine. Even toning, otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. The vintage unclipped gray jacket with blue and white lettering has a tiny chip on the lower edge of the rear panel,and light soiling, otherwise an exceptional copy in mylar sleeve. The volume contains fifteen new poems and a one-act play. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
4 Litz, A. Walton & Christopher MacGowan The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams (Vol.1, 1909-1939 and Vol. 2, 1939-1962 complete)
New York New Directions 1988 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
579pgs, 553pgs. Gray Cloth with cinnamon brown spine labels and gilt lettering. Books are like new except for light foxing to the tope edges. Unclipped jackets are like new as well. Includes The Wedge (1944), The Clouds (1948) and the Pink Church (1949), the Desert Music (1954) and Journey to Love (1955): and his final Volume, Pictures from Brueghel (1962). Uncollected Poems are arranged chronologically and inserted between the individiual books 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
5 Liederman, Earle The Science of Wrestling and The Art of Jiu-Jitsu
New York Earle Liederman 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Octavo 
223pgs. Frontispiece with author signature? Black embossed flexible leatherette with gilt motif of wrestlers on center front panel. Light edgewear, lacks the rear endpapers, otherwise a beautiful copy of the scarce first edition of this excellent profusely and beautifully illustrated handbook on wrestling and jiu jitsu. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
6 McMahon, John R. The Wright Brothers Fathers of Flight
New York Little, Brown & Co. 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Octavo 
308pgs. Illustrated blue cloth. Edges are toned, otherwise a very nice copy. The unclipped pictorial jacket has chips on the rear panel and the darkened spine edges. in mylar sleeve. This copy has been heavily annotated throughout the text in black, red and blue pencil. Additionally, a typed, folded key is affixed to the front pastedown indicating information sources to the information utilized in the text. The sheet is titled a "comparison between text of this book & complete twelve articles of 1915". We believe that this was possibly a copy owned by author John R. McMahon. Mr. McMahon's interest in the mechanical arts and in everything pertaining to flight gave him an opportunity to help assemble and launch a glider which was tried out on Cape Cod. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
7 Melville, Herman Moby Dick or, the Whale (modern Library No. 119)
New York Modern Library 1926 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good No DJ Octavo 
565pgs. Dark Green limp leather, with Rockwell Kent logo in gilt on the front panel. Stated "First Modern Library Edition" on the copyright page. No ads in the back. Publisher's catalog offering opposite the title page. Crease near the right corner of the front panel. light edgewear to the spine, The last three pages of the text have a publisher's crease with a small closed tear on the epilogue page. Overall a very well preserved copy of this classic novel, especially rare as a first Modern Library Edition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
8 Clark, Larry Teenage Lust
New York Larry Clark 1983 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 9x11 1/2" Signed By the Author
unpaginated. Pictorial wraps. Author(photographer) signature on the title page in black ink. Very light rubs to the extremities, otherwise as new. Hundreds of black and white photographs documenting Larry Clark's teenage life and his peers. The book contains graphic photographs of heroine use, nudity and sexuality which give the reader an inside look at the gritty underbelly of the 1960's and 70's counterculture. 
Price: 550.00 USD
 
 
9 Miller, Henry Order and Chaos The 99 Copy Blue Oasis 1st Edition Autographed By Henry Miller
Tucson, AZ Loujon Press 1966 First Signed Limited Numbered Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 8 3/4" x 10" Signed and Inscrbed By Author
1/4 teal morocco, light blue textured boards, colored papers, pictorial jacket, housed in a cork pictorial slipcase. This is one of 99 limited editions, inscribed by Henry Miller on one of the rear blank pages "For Robert D. Kempner, Henry Miller 1/25/67". The book has a touch of wear, otherwise as new. The pictorial jacket has a chip on the upper and lower spine, as well as a tiny closed tear on the lower rear panel. in mylar sleeve.Introduction by Lawrence Durrell. Illustrated with facsimiles and drawings, plus an original photograph of Miller on the front pastedown and a self-portrait drawing of Reichel., 1/4 teal morocco, light blue textured boards, colored papers, pictorial jacket, slipcase. This is one of 99 signed limited editions. A wonderfully produced book. On the rear panel is printed "Written in 1937-38 in Paris, this book was penned without carbon & gifted as a long intimate book letter to the painter Hans Reichel who died 1958; now a Loujon press 1524-copy limited first edition." 
Price: 450.00 USD
 
 
10 Madonna Sex
New York Warner Books 1992 0446517321 / 9780446517324 First Edition Spiral Bound New 14.3 x 11.3 x 0.7 inches 
134pgs. English text. Unopened, sealed in original Silver pictorial wrapping. Superficial scratches to the foil wrapping, otherwise, brand new.CD inside. From music videos to movie roles, sellout tours to Billboard chart-toppers, Madonna has become one of the most popular, most publicized, and most successful performers of all time. Now, Madonna's book takes a provocative look at sexual fantasies in photographs and words, with the erotic imaginings highlighted by a series of innovative special effects. Contains adult material of a controversial nature. Includes a one-cut CD from Madonna's newest recording project. Full color. 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
11 Davidson, Bruce Brooklyn Gang: Summer 1959
Santa Fe, NM Twin Palms Publisher 1998 0944092500 / 9780944092507 Limited First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Square Quarto Signed and Inscribed
98pgs. Black boards, Embossed yellow lettering. Author inscription "For Katherine, Bruce Davidson 1998". The book has light toning to the extremities of the pages, otherwise fine. The Pictorial is like new, in mylar jacket. Beautifully designed and reproduced using the sheet fed gravure method, this collection of Bruce Davidson's photos of a Brooklyn gang were taken in the the 1950's and are here gathered in book form for the first time. This book was limited to 4,000 copies of the first printing, this being one of them. 
Price: 375.00 USD
 
 
12 Bel Geddes, Norman Horizons
Boston Little, Brown 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Small 4to 
293pgs. Illustrated powder blue cloth. Profusely illustrated. The pages have even toning, and there is light spine edgewear, otherwise a near fine copy. The price clipped dustjacket has a bit of soiling and some light wear to the extremities. Lower verso of spine portion of dustjacket has been strengthened with two pieces of cello tape else very good. "glimpse into the not far-distant future, a future that will see many if not all of our present notions of form cast into the discard -- when, through the influence of new design, most of the features of our everyday life will take on new aspects for the greater economy, efficiency, comfort and happiness of our lives". A wonderful book on the design of the "future" by the father of streamline design. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 


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