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Auction Description for PBA Galleries: SALE 530 - SALE 530: BEATS, COUNTERCULTURE & THE AVANT GARDE THE RICHARD SYNCHEF COLLECTION, PART III

SALE 530 - SALE 530: BEATS, COUNTERCULTURE & THE AVANT GARDE THE RICHARD SYNCHEF COLLECTION, PART III

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers


725 lots | 714 with images

April 10, 2014

Live Auction

133 Kearny Street 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA, 94108 USA

Phone: (415) 989-2665

Fax: (415) 989-1664

Email: pba@pbagalleries.com

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Black Panthers 1968 - signed by Pirkle Jones and Kathleen Cleaver

Lot 1: Black Panthers 1968 - signed by Pirkle Jones and Kathleen Cleaver

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Description: Introduction by Kathleen Cleaver. Photographs throughout by Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirckle Jones. 30.5x24 cm (12x9½") black cloth, photographically illustrated dust jacket. First Edition. One of 4000 copies.

Condition Report: Fine.

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Five volumes by Eldridge Cleaver

Lot 2: Five volumes by Eldridge Cleaver

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Target Zero: A Life in Writing. Edited by Kathleen Cleaver. Boards, dj. First Edition. Palgrave, [2006]. Inscribed and signed by the editor Kathleen Cleaver on the title page.</li> <li> Soul on Ice. Wrappers. First Printing. Dell Publishing, [1970].</li> <li> Post-Prison Writings and Speeches. Wrappers. First Vintage Books Edition, [1969].</li> <li> Lockwood, Lee. Conversation with Eldridge Cleaver. Algiers. Wrappers. First Delta Printing. Delta Book, [1970].</li> <li> Post-Prison Writings and Speeches. Cloth, dj (price-clipped). First Printing. Ramparts Book / Random House, [1969].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Mostly mild general wear; most are very good; a few are fine.

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Liberation, Imagination, and the Black Panther Party: A New Look at the Panthers and Their Legacy

Lot 3: Liberation, Imagination, and the Black Panther Party: A New Look at the Panthers and Their Legacy

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Description: <p> 319 pp. (8vo) original glossy wrappers.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Four works by or about Angela Davis, including two signed by her

Lot 4: Four works by or about Angela Davis, including two signed by her

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> If They Come in the Morning. Wrappers. First Printing. Signet / New American Library, [1971]. Inscribed "No on 209!" and signed by Angela Davis, dated 10/9/96 on the first leaf. Prop 209 was an anti-affirmative action proposition.</li> <li> Blues, Legacies, and Black Feminism. Cloth-backed boards, dj. First Edition. Pantheon Books, [1998]. Signed by the author on the half title.</li> <li> Angela Davis. An Autobiography. Cloth, dj. First Edition. Random House, [1974].</li> <li> Angela: A Revealing Close-up of the Woman, and the Trial b the Professor. Wrappers. First Printing. Leisure Books, [1971].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Only very light wear; near fine or fine.

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Who Killed George Jackson? Fantasies, Paranoia and the Revolution

Lot 5: Who Killed George Jackson? Fantasies, Paranoia and the Revolution

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Description: <p> 210 pp. 27.5x14 cm (10¾x5½") original pale green wrappers printed in black. Uncorrected Proof copy.</p>

Condition Report: A bit of yellowing to wrappers; near fine.

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Five volumes about African American politics and social issues of the 1960s

Lot 6: Five volumes about African American politics and social issues of the 1960s

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson. First Bantam Edition, [1970].</li> <li> Carmichael, Stokely. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America. Vintage Books, [1967].</li> <li> Lester, Julius. Look Out, Whitey! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama! First Printing, First Evergreen Black Cat Edition. Grove Press, [1969].</li> <li> Breitman, George. The Last Year of Malcolm X. The Evolution of a Revolutionary. First ?Schocken Paperback Edition. Schocken Books, [1968].</li> <li> McEvoy, James & Abraham Miller, ed. Black Power and Student Rebellion. Wadsworth Publishing, [1969].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Light wear to each; very good.

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Four volumes about African American politics and social issues of the 1960s to the modern day

Lot 7: Four volumes about African American politics and social issues of the 1960s to the modern day

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Guy, Jasmine. Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary. First Atria Books Edition, [2004]. Signed by Afeni Shakur on the title page. </li> <li> To Die for the People: The Writings of Huey P. Newton. First Edition. Random House, [1972].</li> <li> Brown, Elaine. The Condemnation of Little B. First Edition. Beacon Press, [2002].  Inscribed and signed by Brown on the title page, "For my Brother Rick, Let's free all our children! With love, Elaine Brown."</li> <li> Chamber, Bradford, ed. Chronicles of Negro Protest. A Background Book for Young People Documenting the History of Black Power. Dj price-clipped. Parents' Magazine Press, [1968]. Ex-library.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Ex-library is good; the others are near fine or fine.

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The Legacy of the Panthers: A Photographic Exhibition - signed by Frederika Newton, David Hilliard and Elaine Brown

Lot 8: The Legacy of the Panthers: A Photographic Exhibition - signed by Frederika Newton, David Hilliard and Elaine Brown

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Description: <p> 62 pp. Photographically illustrated. 21.5x27.5 cm (8½x11") photographic wrappers.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton - signed by the author

Lot 9: Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton - signed by the author

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Description: <p> (8vo) cloth, dust jacket. First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Light edge wear; very good.

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Three volumes about the Black Panthers, two signed

Lot 10: Three volumes about the Black Panthers, two signed

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Hilliard, David. This Side of Glory: The Autobiography of David Hilliard and the Story of the Black Panther Party. Cloth-backed boards, dj. First Edition. Little, Brown, [1993]. Inscribed and signed by the author "To Rick. The struggle continues. David Hilliard," dated 6/3/93 on the half title page.</li> <li> Foner, Philip S., ed. The Black Panthers Speak. Cloth, dust jacket (taped to covers). First Edition. J.B. Lippincott, [1970]. Ex-library copy (rubberstamps, etc.) Inscribed and signed by David Hilliard on the title page. Also inscribed by Bobby Seale on the half title page.</li> <li> Schanche, Don. The Panther Paradox: A Liberal's Dilemma. Wrappers. First Printing. Paperback Library, [1971].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Range from very good (ex-library) to fine (This Side of Glory).

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Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

Lot 11: Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

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Description: <p> Cloth, dust jacket. First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Tiny chips along top edge of jacket, spine a touch sunned; near fine.

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Group of works on art

Lot 12: Group of works on art

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Boltanski, Christian and Catherin Grenier. The Possible Life of Christian Boltanski. MFA Publications, [2009]. Signed on title by Boltanski.</li> <li> Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, David Smith. M. Knoedler & Co. Opening December 7, [1983]. Wrappers.</li> <li> Robert Motherwell Etchings 1984/85. Wrappers. Tyler Graphics, 1985.</li> <li> Robert Motherwell Collage Prints 1984. Wrappers. Tyler Graphics, 1984.</li> <li> Farnk Stella. Moby Dick Deckle Edges. Essay by Jacquelynn Baas. Wrappers. Tyler Graphics, 1993.</li> <li> Frank Stella Imaginary Places II, 1996. Color folder housing loose sheets.</li> <li> Frank Stella. Juam, Juam, State I. Essay by Robert K. Wallace. Wrappers. Tyler Graphics, [1997].</li> <li> James Rosenquist 4E 77 ST 1970 Revisited and New Paper Constructions from Gemini G.E. L. Leo Castelli catalog, April 20-May 18, 1996.</li> <li> James Rosenquist art catalog written in Russian, 1961-1991. Wrappers. Clay Printing, 1991.</li> <li> Rosenquist / Catelli Gallery. March 20-April 17, 1993. Wrappers. </li> <li> James Rosenquist. Welcome to the Water Planet and House of Fire, 1988-1989. Essay by Judith Goldman. Wrappers. Tyler Graphics, [1989].</li> <li> Lee Krasner: Paintings from 1965 to 1970. Organized by John Cheim. Wrappers. Robert Miller, 1991.</li> <li> Bledsoe, Jane K. Elaine de Kooning. Wrappers. Georgia Museum of Art, [1992].</li> <li> Helen Frankenthaler Prints: 1961-1979. Wrappers (front flap price-clipped). Harper & Row, [1980].</li> <li> Joan Mitchell: Paintings from 1956 to 1958. Wrappers. Robert Miller Gallery New York, 1996.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Trips 66: An Everyman's Primer of Trip Art

Lot 13: Trips 66: An Everyman's Primer of Trip Art

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Description: <p> Illustrated in black and white with psychedelic art. 28x21.5 cm (11x8½") original gray illustrated wrappers. Limited First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: A touch yellowed at wrapper edges; else fine.

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Two lithographs and a color print by Motherwell, Hockney and Stella

Lot 14: Two lithographs and a color print by Motherwell, Hockney and Stella

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Motherwell, Robert. Lament for Lorca. Handprinted miniature lithograph tipped into folder. Lithograph measures 7¼x10". Tyler Graphics, 1982.</li> <li> Stella, Frank. Swan Engravings. Lithographed miniature reproduction of Swan Engraving III tipped into folder. Lithograph measures 9½x7½", Tyler Graphics, 1982.</li> <li> Hockney, David. Paper Pools. Color print of Paper Pool #7 tipped into folder. Print measures 7½x8". 1978.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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17 [Poems]

Lot 15: 17 [Poems]

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Description: <p> 17 Poems by Antonin Artaud, translated from the French by Jack Hirschman. 17 poems printed on 16 multi-colored loose sheets of paper, plus publisher/colophon leaf, title leaf, and introduction leaf. All 11x8½" and housed in a brown leather and cloth drop-back box, blind-lettered on front cover. With an original painting by Jack Hirschman, signed with his initials.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Five volumes of works by Antonin Artaud

Lot 16: Five volumes of works by Antonin Artaud

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Hirschman, Jack, ed. Artaud Anthology. Wrappers. Second Edition, Revised. City Lights Books, [1965]. Signed on the title page by Jack Hirschman and Lawrence Ferlinghetti.</li> <li> Antonin Artaud: Four Texts. Translated by Clayton Eshleman & Norman Glass. Wrappers. Panjandrum Books, 1982.</li> <li> Artaud, Antonin. The Death of Satan and Other Mystical Writings. Wrappers. Calder & Boyars, [1974].</li> <li> Watchfiends & Rack Screams. Works from the Final Period by Antonin Artaud. Edited & translated by Clayton Eshleman. Wrappers. Exact Change, 1995.</li> <li> Theater. Summer 1978. Volume 9, Number 3. Wrappers. </li> </ul>

Condition Report: Most are near fine.

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Aspen: The Magazine in a Box Volume 1, Nos. 1 - 9

Lot 17: Aspen: The Magazine in a Box Volume 1, Nos. 1 - 9

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Description: <p> 9 issues of the magazine, each issue in a different format. Includes Nos. 1 - 9. Includes the famous No. 3. This issue was designed by Andy Warhol, and the box is modeled after Fab detergent, in bright colors. The contents are complete and include a flip book printed dos-a-dos with Kiss by Andy Warhol on one side and Buzzards over Bagdad by Jack Smith on the other side. Plus, a poster, ticket book, 12 pop art cards, and more. Issue No. 5 + 6 were produced together in 1 two-part box, and contains six 33½ rpm floppy LPs, a reel of Super-8 film, a set of black puzzle pieces, and printed essays. This set does not include No. 6a.</p>

Condition Report: Contents and boxes with only light wear to few from handing (box to No. 7 with some tearing at corners); near fine or fine.

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Avant Garde, Complete run of the magazine Numbers 1-14

Lot 18: Avant Garde, Complete run of the magazine Numbers 1-14

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Description: <p> The full run of 14 volumes. Nos. 1-14. Each 28.5x27.5 cm (11¼x10¾") and in original color illustrated wrappers. Each with colorful contents, photographs, serigraphs, etc.</p>

Condition Report: Only faint traces of wear to wrapper extremities; near fine.

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Fugitive Days: A Memoir - signed by Ayers and Dohrn

Lot 19: Fugitive Days: A Memoir - signed by Ayers and Dohrn

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Description: <p> (8vo) cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Two volumes by Bill Ayers, signed

Lot 20: Two volumes by Bill Ayers, signed

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident. Cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Beacon Press, [2013]. Inscribed and signed with a doodle on the title page by Bill Ayers.</li> <li> Fugitive Days: A Memoir. Wrappers. With a new afterward. Penguin, [2003]. Inscribed and signed with a doodle on the title page by Bill Ayers.</li> </ul> <p>  </p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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The Baby Beats & The 2nd San Francisco Renaissance 1970s

Lot 21: The Baby Beats & The 2nd San Francisco Renaissance 1970s

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Description: <p> Wrappers. Comes with CD-Rom affixed to inside front wrapper.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Eight volumes of works by Ginsberg, Burroughs and other Beat writers

Lot 22: Eight volumes of works by Ginsberg, Burroughs and other Beat writers

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Ginsberg, Allen. Luminous Dreams. Wrappers. Zasterle Press, 1997.</li> <li> Feliu-Pettet, Rosebud. Allen's Bedside: on the death of Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997. No. 105 of 200 copies. Elik Pocketbook #1. Elik Press, 2005.</li> <li> Ginsberg, Allen. Don't Fuck Up Your Revolution. Wrappers. An interview by Clink Frakes. 1st Edition. Elik Press, [2001].</li> <li> Burroughs, William S. You Can't Win. Interview by Anne Waldman and John Oughton. Wrappers. 1st Edition. Elik Press, [2001].</li> <li> Sanders, Edward. Cracks of Grace. Wrappers. Woodland Pattern Book Center and Light and Dust Books, 1994.</li> <li> Genet, Jean. Treasures of the Nights. The Collected Poems of... Wrappers. 1st Edition. Gay Sunshine Press, [1981].</li> <li> Ashbery, John & Joe Brainard. The Vermont Notebook. Wrappers. Granary Books, 2001.</li> <li> Ginsberg, Allen, compiled. Documents on Police Bureaucracy's Conspiracy Against Human Rights of Opiate Addicts & Constitutional Rights of Medical Profession Causing Mass Breakdown of Urban Law & Order. One of 300 copies Xmas 1970.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Five volumes of Beats literature - a few signed by Jack Hirschman, one signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lot 23: Five volumes of Beats literature - a few signed by Jack Hirschman, one signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> 2 issues of Beatitude, both signed by Jack Hirschman. Includes the issues of: Vol. I April 1992 (signed on the inside at photograph of Hirschman), and Vol. II, 1992 (signed on cover). Wrappers.</li> <li> Best of San Francisco's Beat Poetry & Arts. A Classic & Contemporary International Forum. Wrappers. Signed by Hirschman on the first page. </li> <li> Beatitude 33. Silver Anniversary. Edited by Jeffrey Grossman. Wrappers.  [1985]. Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti on title page. </li> <li> Abbott, Steve, ed. Soup 1980. Wrappers. Printed by Hoover Printing Company.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: A touch of wear from handling; near fine.

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Six volumes from Beat writers Harold Norse and Jean Genet

Lot 24: Six volumes from Beat writers Harold Norse and Jean Genet

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Description: <p> Includes 3 volumes by Harold Norse:</p> <ul> <li> The American Idiom: A Correspondence. By William Carlos Williams and Harold Norse. Signed by Norse on title page. Wrappers. First Edition. Bright Tyger Press, [1990].</li> <li> Memoirs of a Bastard Angel: A Fifty-Year Literary and Erotic Odyssey. Wrappers. Signed by Norse on title page. First Edition. Thunder's Mouth Press, [1989].</li> <li> In the Hub of the Fiery Force: Collected Poems of Harold Norse 1934-2003. Wrappers. Signed by Norse on title page. First Edition. Thunder's Mouth Press, [2003].</li> </ul> <p> Plus 3 works by or about Jean Genet:</p> <ul> <li> Choukri, Mohamed. Jean Genet in Tangier. Wrappers. Introduction by William Burroughs. Ecco Press, [1974].</li> <li> Genet, Jean. The Man Condemned to Death. Le Condamne a Mort. Wrappers. Translated by Diane di Prima, Alan Marlow, Harriet and Bret Rohmer. Pirated Edition. No. 172 of 300.</li> <li> Treasures of the Night. The Collected Poems of Jean Genet. Translated by Steven Finch. Wrappers. Gay Sunshine Press, [1981].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: A touch of wear; very good or better.

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Six works from women Beat writers - all but one signed

Lot 25: Six works from women Beat writers - all but one signed

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Waldman, Anne. Manifestos (Two & Threnody). Wrappers. First Edition. Elik Press, [2001]. Signed by Anne Waldman on the title page.</li> <li> Kyger, Joanne. Patzcuaro. Wrappers. Blue Millennium, 1999. Signed by Kyger on the title page.</li> <li> Di Prima, Diane. The New Handbook of Heaven. Wrappers. 2nd Printing. Poets Press, [1963]. Signed on the title page by di Prima.</li> <li> McClure, Joanna. Catching Light. Wrappers. Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 19, 2010. One of 125 copies, this one out of series. Signed at colophon by Joanna McClure.</li> <li> Blue, Janice. Footprints in the Empty. Wrappers. Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 9, 2006. One of 176 copies, this one out of series. Signed at colophon by Janice Blue.</li> <li> Johnson, Ronna C. and Nancy M. Grace, editors. Girls Who Wore Black: Women Writing the Beat Generation. Wrappers. Rutgers University Press, [2002].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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The XXI [-LXVII] Days by Wilder Bentley - three manuscript fascicles

Lot 26: The XXI [-LXVII] Days by Wilder Bentley - three manuscript fascicles

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Description: <p> Comprises:</p> <ul> <li> The XXI Days by Wilder Bentley, April-May 1953 [Field Notes on Landscape as the Expression of a Peculiar Order of Perfection...]</li> <li> The XXII to the XLIII Day (Second Fascicle) May-June 1953. [Field Notes - and Plantings... Being a Continuation of The XXI Days]</li> <li> The XLIV to the LXIII Day (Third Fascicle) June-July 1953.[Field Notes - and Plantings... Being a Continuation of The XXI Days]</li> </ul> <p> Together, 3 fascicles. 32 or 48 pp. Handwritten in ink by Wilder Bentley. 33x25 cm. (13x10"), wrappers.</p>

Condition Report: Wrappers a little dusty; very good.

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Five volumes by Wendell Berry - two signed

Lot 27: Five volumes by Wendell Berry - two signed

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three. Illustrated by Ben Shawn. Cloth, slipcase. George Braziller, [1964]. Limited Edition. Signed by Berry and illustrator Ben Shawn at rear.</li> <li> A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership. Boards, dj. First Edition. Counterpoint, [2012].Signed on a sticker by the author, on the half title.</li> <li> Two More Stories of the Port William Membership. Wrappers. First Paperback Edition. Gnomon Press, [1997]. One of 1000 copies.</li> <li> Hannah Coulter: A Novel. Boards, dj. First Edition. Schoemaker, [2004].</li> <li> Three Short Novels: Nathan Coulter, Remembering, A World Lost. Boards, dj. First Printing. Counterpoint, [2002].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Program for the Second Annual Monterey Bay Blues Festival, June 27-28, 1987 in Seaside, California - signed by several musicians

Lot 28: Program for the Second Annual Monterey Bay Blues Festival, June 27-28, 1987 in Seaside, California - signed by several musicians

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Description: <p> 27x21 cm (10¾x8¼") white wrappers lettered in blue.</p>

Condition Report: A bit of creasing and soiling to wrappers; last signature detached; very good.

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Four works by Robert Bly - two signed

Lot 29: Four works by Robert Bly - two signed

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> The Night Abraham Called to the Stars. Wrappers. First Perennial edition, [2002]. Signed by Bly with a doodle of a bird on the half title.</li> <li> The Man in the Black Coat Turns. Cloth-backed boards, dj. First printing. Dial Press, [1981]. Signed by Bly on title page.</li> <li> Holes the Crickets Have Eaten in Blankets. A Sequence of Poems. Wrappers. First Edition. Boa Editions, 1997.</li> <li> A Little Book on the Human Shadow. Cloth, dj. First Edition. Harper & Row, [1988].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine or nearly so.

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Seven works by or translated by Paul Bowles

Lot 30: Seven works by or translated by Paul Bowles

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Nutting, Cherie with Paul Bowles. Yesterday's Perfume. An Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles. Boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Clarkson Potter, [2000].</li> <li> Music. Blue boards. Still in shrink wrap. Eos Music Inc., 1995.</li> <li> The Spider's House. Black cloth. First US Edition, First Printing. Random House, [1955].</li> <li> Unwelcome Words. Seven New Stories. Wrappers. First Trade Ed. Tombouctou Books, 1988.</li> <li> Mrabet, Mohammed. Marriage with Papers. Translated by Paul Bowles. Wrappers. First Trade Ed. Tombouctou Books, [1986].</li> <li> Mrabet, Mohammed. The Big Mirror. Translated by Paul Bowles. Wrappers. First Ed. Black Sparrow Press, 1977.</li> <li> Mrabet, Mohammed, The Beach Cafe & The Voice. Translated by Paul Bowles. Wrappers. First Ed. Black Sparrow Press, 1980.</li> </ul> <p> The lot also includes:</p> <ul> <li> Bowles, Jane. Feminine Wiles. Wrappers. First Ed. Black Sparrow Press, 1976.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Near fine or fine.

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Five volumes by Richard Brautigan

Lot 31: Five volumes by Richard Brautigan

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> In Watermelon Sugar. Wrappers. Delta, [1968].</li> <li> The Tokyo-Montana Express. Wrappers. 1st Delta Printing, [1981].</li> <li> An Unfortunate Woman. A Journey. Wrappers. First St. Martin's Griffin Edition, [2001].</li> <li> Dreaming of Babylon. Black cloth, dust jacket (price-clipped). First Printing. Delacorte Press, [1977].</li> <li> The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster. Wrappers. Fifth Laurel Printing, [1977].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Near fine or fine.

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The Tokyo-Montana Express

Lot 32: The Tokyo-Montana Express

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Description: <p> (8vo) original gray cloth, spine lettered in gilt. One of 350 copies. First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Very faint sunning to top edge of front cover; fine.

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Typed Letter Signed from Richard Brautigan

Lot 33: Typed Letter Signed from Richard Brautigan

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Description: <p> 1 page TLs, 6 lines. On a 11x8½" sheet of paper.</p>

Condition Report: Faint creases from where folded when mailed; fine.

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Collection of twelve letterpress broadsides

Lot 34: Collection of twelve letterpress broadsides

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Snyder, Gary. Enjoy the Day. From Danger on Peaks. Printed by Morning Glory Press, Berkeley, 2004.</li> <li> Lamantia, Philip. What is not Strange? From Bed of Sphinxes: New and Selected Poems 1943-1993.</li> <li> Gunn, Thom. The Man with Night Sweats. Gift from Black Oak Books, on the occasion of a reading. Designed and printed at Okeanos Press, 1992.</li> <li> Merwin, W.S. Waves in August. Printed in an edition of 200 copies on the occasion of a benefit reading for Small Press Distribution on January 11, 1999.</li> <li> Borges, Jorge Luis. (Translated by Yirmiyahu Yovel). Baruch Spinoza. From Spinoza and Other Heretics. Gift from Black Oak Books, printed at Okeanos Press, 1990.</li> <li> Milosz, Czeslaw. Gift. Gift from Black Oak Books, Berkeley on the occasion of a reading by the author. Designed and printed at Okeanos Press, 1993.</li> <li> Kesey, Ken. From Sailor Song. Gift from Black Oak Books, Berkeley on the occasion of a reading by the author. Designed and printed at Okeanos Press, 1992.</li> <li> Berry, Wendell. From Sabbaths. Printed on the occasion of a benefit reading for Small Press Distribution on November 11, 1997, Berkeley, California.</li> <li> Berry, Wendell. Produced to honor the legacy of North Point Press, 1980-1991. Designed and printed at Okeanos Press.</li> <li> Berry, Wendell. From Sabbaths. Designed by Eric A. Johnson. Published September 1987, North Point Press.</li> <li> Carver, Raymond. In the Year 2020. From Remembering Ray. Gift from Black Oak Books, Berkeley on the occasion of a reading by the author. Designed and printed at Okeanos Press, 1993.</li> <li> Merton, Thomas. Produced to benefit the American Friends Services Committee Fund for all civilian victims of the war in the Middle East. In an edition of 500 copies, printed at the Okeanos Press, 1991.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Three works by James Broughton - one signed by him, one signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lot 35: Three works by James Broughton - one signed by him, one signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Tidings: Poems at the Land's Edge. Tan cloth, salmon dust jacket. Pearce & Bennett, [1965]. One of 500 copies bound by the Pterodactyl Press in San Francisco.  Inscribed on the half title page and signed "for Jim with love from the Author," and he signed his name above the inscription.</li> <li> Seeing the Light. Wrappers. 2nd Printing. City Lights, [1978]. Signed by Ferlinghetti on the title page.</li> <li> Erogeny. Wrappers. [ManRoot Books, 1976].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: A few small chips at dust jacket edges; near fine or fine.

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Bufano: Sculpture, Mosaics, Drawings

Lot 36: Bufano: Sculpture, Mosaics, Drawings

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Description: <p> Introduction by Henry Miller. Illustrated with color photographs of Bufano's art. 14¼x10, silver cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, acetate jacket.</p>

Condition Report: A tear to front panel of acetate jacket; else fine.

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'Bout Bukowski Broadsides

Lot 37: 'Bout Bukowski Broadsides

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Description: <p> Contains 5 folded sheets ([4] pp. each) of poems and two hand-painted artworks after the style of Bukowski, by Soheyl Dahi and Neeli Cherkovski in portfolio with ties. Broadsides measure 11x8½". Title printed on label on front of portfolio. Sore Dove Press Broadside Series Number Thirteen. No. "N" of 26 lettered copies. The poems were originally part of a limitation of 75 copies, but were pulled to be in this portfolio of 26 lettered copies.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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The Strange Pertinacity of Charles Bukowski - two editions

Lot 38: The Strange Pertinacity of Charles Bukowski - two editions

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Description: <p> 2 editions of the Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 22:</p> <ul> <li> One bound in black cloth with cover label. With original drawing of a horse in color ink, signed by artist Linda King, dated 5-16-11. No. X of XVI special copies hardbound in boards by Bill Roberts. Signed at colophon by Linda King, plus the pasted down signature of the author.</li> <li> One in wrappers. Signed on title page by Linda King (artist of cover illustration).</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness

Lot 39: Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness

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Description: <p> [6], 478 + [2] ad pp. 8x5¼, pictorial wrappers. First Edition. </p>

Condition Report: Light shelf wear, some creasing, some tape repair to top corner of rear wrapper; else very good.

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Mockingbird Wish Me Luck - inscribed by Linda King

Lot 40: Mockingbird Wish Me Luck - inscribed by Linda King

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Description: <p> First Paperback Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Wrappers a bit yellowed at spine and edges; very good.

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man - signed by Linda King and Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lot 41: Notes of a Dirty Old Man - signed by Linda King and Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Description: <p> Original wrappers. First City Lights Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Wrapper edges rubbed, some creasing at corners; an obviously read copy of the book; very good.

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War All the Time: Poems, 1981-1984

Lot 42: War All the Time: Poems, 1981-1984

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Description: <p> 280, [3] pp. (8vo), cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, acetate cover. One of 500 copies of the First Trade Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

Lot 43: What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

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Description: <p style="margin: 6px 0px; padding: 0px; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; text-shadow: rgb(255, 255, 255) 1px 1px 1px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> 409, [4] pp. (8vo) red cloth-backed printed boards, paper spine label, clear acetate jacket. No. 79 of 400 numbered copies. First Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Six volumes of William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, and Jack Kerouac

Lot 44: Six volumes of William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, and Jack Kerouac

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Burroughs, William S. Queer. Light blue cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Viking, [1985].</li> <li> Burroughs, William S. The Western Lands. Cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Viking, [1987].</li> <li> Burroughs, William S. Interzone. Cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Viking, [1989].</li> <li> Corso, Gregory. Herald of the Autochthonic Spirit. Red cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. New Directions, [1981].</li> <li> Kerouac, Jack. Beat Generation: An Original Play. Boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Thunder's Mouth Press, [2005].</li> <li> Jones, Jim. Use My Name: Jack Kerouac's Forgotten Families. Wrappers. First Edition. ECW Press, [1999].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Seven works by William S. Burroughs, plus a bibliography

Lot 45: Seven works by William S. Burroughs, plus a bibliography

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Queer. Cloth, dust jacket. Viking, [1985].</li> <li> Minutes to Go. Contributions by Burroughs and Sinclair Beiles, Gregory Corso and Brion Gysin. Wrappers. Beach Books, [1968]. First Edition. One of 1000 copies.</li> <li> The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Wrappers. E.M.E., 1984. First German Edition.</li> <li> With Brion Gysin. The Third Mind. Cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (price-clipped). Viking Press, [1978].</li> <li> White Subway. Wrappers. Third Printing. Aloes Books, [1973].</li> <li> The Place of Dead Roads. Wrappers. First Owl Book Edition. Owl Book / Holt, Rinehart, [1985].</li> <li> ReSearch. Glossy wrappers. Re/Search Publications, [1982].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Zwischen Mitternacht und Morgen. Ein Traumtagebuch Mit dem Traum von Tibet von Allen Ginsberg - Allen Ginsberg's own copy, signed by him

Lot 46: Zwischen Mitternacht und Morgen. Ein Traumtagebuch Mit dem Traum von Tibet von Allen Ginsberg - Allen Ginsberg's own copy, signed by him

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Description: <p> 46 pp. 17x11 cm (6½x4¼") black and white wrappers.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Two works by John Cage

Lot 47: Two works by John Cage

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Cage, John and Lois Long. Mud Book: How to Make Pies and Cakes. Tan cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Harry N. Abrams, [1988].</li> <li> Anarchy. Black cloth, dust jacket. First Wesleyan Edition. Wesleyan University Press, [2001].</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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The New Comics Anthology - signed by ten artists

Lot 48: The New Comics Anthology - signed by ten artists

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Description: <p> 287 pp. Illustrated, including a few color plates. 11x8½, original color illustrated wrappers. First Collier Books Edition.</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Bebop Buddhist Ecstasy: Saroyan's Influence on Kerouac and the Beats

Lot 49: Bebop Buddhist Ecstasy: Saroyan's Influence on Kerouac and the Beats

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Description: <p> With an introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Cover art by Soheyl Dahi. Black cloth. Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 20. One of 125 copies, this copy marked "Out of Series" Signed at colophon by Ferlinghetti, Calonne and Dahi</p>

Condition Report: Fine.

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Lot 50: Three items about Raymond Carver

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Description: <p> Includes:</p> <ul> <li> Memories of Ray. Introduction and cover art by Soheyl Dahi. Wrappers. Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 13. 2007. No. 79 of 100 copies, signed by James Carver and Soheyl Dahi.</li> <li> Full Circle: Raymond Carver & Our Family. Wrappers, along with an original painting, signed by Soheyl Dahi, housed within a CD-rom plastic case. Sore Dove Chapbook Series No. 17. 2008. Signed by James Carver on the title page. No. "X" of 26 lettered copies, signed by Carver at the colophon.</li> <li> Photograph card of Raymond Carver, published by Sore Dove Press, 2008. No. 5 of 50 copies. Signed by James Carver on verso.</li> </ul>

Condition Report: Fine.

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