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WERTHER'S YOUNGER BROTHER. The Story of an Attitude

By: (Fraenkel, Michael)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York & Paris: Carrefour, [1931].: [1931].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29908

Condition: Fair


New York & Paris: Carrefour, [1931].. [1931].. Fair. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed cream paper over stiff wraps. The covers are stained and chipped with remnants of old tape. The spine has perished and is thus lacking. 155 deckle-edged pages. The front pastedown is torn and there is a tiny tear to the bottom edges of the last few pages. Internally good. First edition of Michael Fraenkel's first book, limited to 400 numbered copies printed by The Saint Catherine Press in Bruge, Belgium. Harvard University's Hollis Catalog suggests the publication date of 1931. Inscribed, signed and date... View more info

THE HAPPY ROCK: A BOOK ABOUT HENRY MILLER

By: (Miller, Henry). (Durrell, Lawrence; Fraenkel, Michael; Williams, William Carlos; Patchen, Kenneth; et al)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Berkeley, CA: Bern Porter, 1945).: 1945).

Seller ID: 9443

Condition: Fine


(Berkeley, CA: Bern Porter, 1945).. 1945).. Fine. - Octavo, light gray boards backed with gray cloth titled in black with an illustration in red on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with its spine & extremities slightly darkened. Title, [3] leaves & 157 pages, printed on several different colored stocks. Full-page illustrations in black on white or colored stock. Near fine in a good dust wrapper. First edition.One of 750 copies printed for distribution in 1945. This copy is unnumbered. Dust jacket present. First... View more info

THE DAY FACE AND THE NIGHT FACE

By: Fraenkel, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: Irving Stettner, (1947).: (1947).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1484

Condition: Good


NY: Irving Stettner, (1947).. (1947).. Good. - Small quarto, printed black wraps. There are short tears to the edges of the wraps & small pieces out of the top edge of the front wrap & the head & tail of the spine. The front wrap is detached. 70 pp. There is light offsetting to the rear endpaper. Good. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies.Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf and signed "Michael / Jan. 19, 1947". First Edition. View more info

DEATH IS NOT ENOUGH: Essays in Active Negation

By: Fraenkel, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: The C.W. Daniel Company Ltd., (1939).: (1939).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14478

Condition: Good


London: The C.W. Daniel Company Ltd., (1939).. (1939).. Good. - Octavo, rust orange cloth titled in black. The covers are rubbed and the spine darkened. 170 pages. The pages are darkened with short tears to the top edge of one leaf. Good. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Michael Fraenkel on front endpaper: "To Hank & Shirley from Michael". First Edition. View more info

BASTARD DEATH: The Autobiography of an Idea.

By: Fraenkel, Michael.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris & NY: Carrefour, (1936).: (1936).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35144

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, softcover, bound in printed cream wraps. The spine & edges of the covers are darkened. The front cover is detached and the spine is lightly chipped at the head. 169 pages. An internally very good partially unopened copy. Fair. First edition, limited edition of 400 copies. Owner's name and address below which this copy is inscribed by Michael Fraenkel on front endpaper: "To Hank & Shirley from Michael".Includes Fraenkel's "Letter to Henry Miller", and the first appearance of Miller's "Letter to Michael Frankel". First Edition. View more info

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ANONYMOUS the need for anonymity.

By: [Fraenkel, Michael; and Lowenfels, Walter].

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris: Carrefour Editions, [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12338

Condition: Fair


- 12mo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed tan wraps. The darkened covers are detached. 29 pages plus the colophon. The darkened pages are starting to split along the top inner edges. Good only. First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and published their manifesto making the point for artistic anonymity.Inscribed, signed and dated by Michael Fraenkel on the hal... View more info