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The Quitter

By: Pekar, Harvey

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York City, Vertigo (DC Comics): 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 7826

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Book and jacket are brand new, never read. ; Comic Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Great autobiographical graphic novel by Pekar, signed on half-title by Pekar and Haspiel, the illustrator. Pekar's confrontational style got him banned from David Letterman for a number of years. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

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City of Night

By: Rechy, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York City, Grove Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6264

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light age-toning to endpapers from DJ, a little general shelf wear. D J has some light wear to edges and folds. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages View more info

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The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens

By: Rechy, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Grove Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 7798

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Novel based loosely on Tom Jones -- the main character, Lyle Clemens, a modern young man has picaresque adventures. View more info

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Evergreen Review, No. 30

By: Rosset, Barney (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Evergreen Review:

Seller ID: 10455

Condition: Very Good


Perfect bound. Light general wear. Small chip on spine edge. Spine has light crease but magazine appears unread. ; May-June, 1963; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Special book-length feature, The New Life by Fyodor Abramov, plus full contents of poetry, stories and essays. View more info

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Evergreen Review: September, 1969

By: Rosset, Barney (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Evergreen Review, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 10458

Condition: Very Good


Very light edge and corner wear. ; Vol. 70; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; September, 1970 issue of famed counter culture magazine of the 60's and 70's. This issue has articles by Julius Lester, Nat Hentoff, John Lahr, Charles Bukowski and others. The ads alone will take you to another time. View more info

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Evergreen Review: February, 1970

By: Rosset, Barney (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Evergreen Review, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 10459

Condition: Very Good


Very light edge and corner wear. A couple of pages in the back hace dogears. ; Vol. 75; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; September, 1970 issue of famed counter culture magazine of the 60's and 70's. This issue has articles by Seymour Krim, Dotson Rader, Nat Hentoff, John Lahr and others. The ads alone will take you to another time. View more info

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Evergreen Review: May, 1969

By: Rosset, Barney (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Evergreen Review, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 10460

Condition: Very Good


Some edge and corner wear. ; Vol. 66; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; May, 1969 issue of famed counter culture magazine of the 60's and 70's. This issue has articles by Jerry Rubin, Nat Hentoff, John Lahr, Brother Antoninus and others. The ads alone will take you to another time. View more info

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Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Sanders, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13270


Stapled beige wraps with black titles and decorations. Yapp edges with light wear and aging along with rust on staples. VG to VG+. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 17; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Edward Sanders was a founder of the Fugs and the author of The Family, a book on the Manson family murders. He is considered a link between the Beat Generation and the 1960's counterculture. He now lives near Woodstock, New York. View more info

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Masses & Mainstream, Vol. I, 1948

By: Sillen, Samuel (ed.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Masses & Mainstream: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14579

Condition: Very Good+


Bound library volume of all issues for 1948. This is Volume I of the magazine and contains first 10 issues of this influential left wing/Communist publication. It is also signed, with brief inscription, on the ffep by editors Samuel Sillen, Herbert Aptheker and Lloyd L. Brown. Overall the binding is VG with very light wear and some general aging/soiling. The bound-in magazines have been well protected and seem to be VG to VG+, except that they are bound-in and show light... View more info

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Music

By: Swan, Claudia (ed.) with Paul Bowles et. al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, EOS Music, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15065

ISBN: 0964808307

Condition: Fine


Book is new and unread. The book is square and straight. No dustjacket as issued. This book was issued in conjunction with The Music of Paul Bowles Festival in New York City in 1995. It features two essays by Bowles as well as an interview with him on his music along with a number of essays on Bowles' music including two by Virgil Thomson. Very nice apppreciation of Bowles as a composer. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 146 pages View more info

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Alchemy

By: Tirrell, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13269

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled yellow wraps with black titles. Yapp edges with some light wear and aging. Frontispiece by Tirrell. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 19; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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The Birth of the Beat Generation Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960

By: Watson, Steven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York City, Pantheon Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7877

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book shows almost no wear but there is a small remainder line on bottom foredge and some light soiling on foredges. Jacket shows very light shelfwear. Overall a solid VG+ to NF copy. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages; Excellent, illustrated history of the beat writers and their companions. Signed and inscribed by Watson on half-title. Uncommon signed. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Woman

By: Wieners, Johm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13266

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pale blue wraps with black titles. Yapp edges with some light wear. Toning on spine and more lightly on edges, Toning does not show clearly in scan. Square and securely bound. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 3; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; John Wieners was a beat generation poet. He was influenced by Charles Olson, who had the original idea for this series of short works or fascicles. View more info

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Perspective

By: Zimmerman, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13268

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled yellow-orange wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges with some light wear at corners. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 20; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Daniel Zimmerman is a widely-published poet and writer. He teaches at Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey and has been associated with "Visionary Poetry." View more info