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AVONTUUR NR. 1 / Eerste Jaargang. (Cover title)

By: van Ostaijen, Paul; du Perron, Eddy; Burssens, Gaston; Blijstra, R; Dinger, W. N

Price: $250.00

Publisher: (Antwerp/Bussum: van Ostaijen, Paul/Dinger, W.N., February 1928).: February 1928).

Seller ID: 15012

Condition: Good


(Antwerp/Bussum: van Ostaijen, Paul/Dinger, W.N., February 1928).. February 1928).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are darkened & lightly soiled; There is a piece out of the bottom corner of the front wrap, a tear to its bottom edge & a small piece out at the tail of the spine. 48 pages. The pages are darkened & there are tears to the bottom margins of 2 pages. 1 full-page illustration after a drawing by A. C. Willink. Only a good copy of a fragile periodical. Among the contents of this first issue are two poems and a prose piece by Paul van Ostaijen; a pros... View more info

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A YULETIDE PHANTASMAGORIA: An excellent restorer of hope and confidence, recommended as a harmless and beneficial physic, chiefly valuable following a dinner on Christmas Day....

By: Van Sinderen, Adrian.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: printed by William E. Rudge's Sons, 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 95209

Condition: Good


New York: printed by William E. Rudge's Sons, 1942., 1942.. Good . - Octavo, red cloth. The spine is faded. 68 pages plus 16 pages of color illustrations interspersed with a few text pages. The gutters are darkened. There is some light pink staining to the front edge of the front pastedown. The bottom page corners are lightly creased throughout. Good. Limited edition of 525 copies. Among the contents of this Christmas book are a record of the author's travels in America and abroad illustrated with color photographs. View more info

FIRECRACKERS: A Realistic Novel

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925.: 1925.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7542

Condition: Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Octavo, decorative red, yellow & cream paper covered boards backed with black cloth & titled in gilt on the spine. The boards are bumped with the edges faded & some light staining to the rear board. The spine is slightly faded with the head lightly chipped. Half-title, title, [3] leaves & 246 pages plus colophon. There is an owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The page edges are slightly darkened & there is occasional light soiling. Good. Of a total edition of 205 copies, this is one of 195 on Borzoi rag, signed by the author. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO A MAGAZINE EDITOR ABOUT HER NONFICTION WORK "LETTERS TO WOMEN IN LOVE" SIGNED BY AMERICAN WRITER BESSIE VAN VORST.

By: van Vorst, Bessie. [1873-1928]. American writer on woman's role in society.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: October 7, circa [1906].: [1906].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36353

Condition: Very good


- Autograph letter penned in black ink and filling both sides of an approximately 8 inch high by 5 inch wide sheet of cream-colored note paper. Signed "B. van Vorst". The right edge of the paper is roughed with a narrow strip out of its lower half. Folded once for mailing. Very good. van Vorst sends back the manuscript [not present] of her "Letters to Women in Love" [1906] to an editor who wants to cut it to fit the word count required for his journal: 'We have said nothing about price, but I know you pay well and I shall be glad to consider your proposition about the MS. once ... View more info

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EUDORA WELTY.

By: Vande Kieft, Ruth M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1962).: (1962).

Seller ID: 37658

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, gray boards titled in gilt within blue rectangles in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. Its spine is faded with a chip to the head. 203 pages. Very good. Twayne's United States Authors Series 15, Sylvia E. Bowman, editor. Dust jacket present. View more info

BOXCAR: A Magazine of the Arts. Number 1

By: Vangelisti, Paul; Hickman, Leland; Founders and Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Boxcar, 1983.: 1983.

Seller ID: 2944

Condition: Good


Los Angeles, CA: Boxcar, 1983.. 1983.. Good. - Quarto, stapled printed gray wraps. The edges of the wraps are slightly darkened & the corners are lightly creased. 78 pages & 2 pages of ads. Black-and-white illustrations, including full-page "L.A. Heads" by Richard Diebenkorn, John Lees et al. The top page corners are lightly creased. Good. Among the many contributors are Charles Bernstein, Clark Coolidge, John Giorno, Robert Kelly, Holly Prado, Ron Silliman and John Yau.Laid in are two fliers, one advertising a response to Carter Ratcliff's Saturday Review article "Art Stars ... View more info

SPARROW HAWKS

By: Varney, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (New York: The William-Frederick Press, 1950).: 1950).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4146

Condition: Very good


(New York: The William-Frederick Press, 1950).. 1950).. Very good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in black wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & chipped. 47 pages. Very good. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the half-title and signed "John / May 16, 1950". First Edition. View more info

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VOICES & VISIONS: The Poet in America.

By: Vendler, Helen; editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 95054

Condition: Fine


- Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], olive green boards backed with black cloth & titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. There is a small price-sticker on the dust jacket's rear panel. xxx & 528 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations & manuscript facsimiles in black & white. Fine in a near fine dust wrapper. First edition. Published to accompany the PBS Television Series produced by the New York Center for Visual History. The series examined the shaping of a specifically American poetic identity. The thirteen men and women who the series viewed as contributing to... View more info

TARJEI VESAAS: Et Skrift lagt fram pa Kulturutvalgets Tarjei Vesaas-aften i Universitetets Aula 14, mars 1964

By: Vesaas, Tarjei

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oslo [Norway]: Kulturutvalget i det Norske Studentersamfund, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 28730

Condition: Very good


Oslo [Norway]: Kulturutvalget i det Norske Studentersamfund, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with the edges of the wraps darkened and with some small score marks to the front wrap. 205 & [1] pages. Black- and-white illustrations, including portraits of the author. Very good. Poems and other writings by Tarjei Vesaas and essays on his work based on a university symposium on the writer held in March 1964. The material is edited by Jan Erik Vold.Tarjei Vesaas [1897-1970] was a Norwegian poet and... View more info

BLUES FOR A BLACK CAT & OTHER STORIES

By: Vian, Boris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press, (1992).: (1992).

Seller ID: 33381

ISBN: 0803246617

Condition: Fine


Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press, (1992).. (1992).. Fine. - Octavo, black paper covered boards backed with red cloth in a dust wrapper. xxxiii, [i], [1] leaf & 116 pages. Near fine. First American edition.Edited and translated by Julia Older with a foreword by Louis Malle. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

DREAM AND RESPONSIBILITY: Four Test Cases of the Tension Between Poetry and Society

By: Viereck, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: The University Press of Washington, D.C., (1953).: (1953).

Seller ID: 32885

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: The University Press of Washington, D.C., (1953).. (1953).. Good. - Small octavo, black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with areas of foxing & with a piece out of the bottom corner of its front panel. [vi] & 65 pages plus colophon. The top edge of the book is lightly soiled. There are 2 glue marks to the front endpaper where the publisher's tipped-in review slip has come unstuck. Good. First edition.Review copy with the publisher's slip laid in.The contents consist of four essays: Pure Poetry, Impure Politics: The Impl... View more info

FACES REFLECTED IN A DROP

By: Vilhjalmsson, Thor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reykjavik [Iceland]: Helgafell, 1966.: 1966.

Seller ID: 28732

Condition: Good


Reykjavik [Iceland]: Helgafell, 1966.. 1966.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with light soiling to the rear wrap. 154 pages with an errata slip bound in. The contents are very good. First edition in English.This translation by Kenneth G. Chapman of "Andlit i spegli dropans", a collection of impressionistic short stories, was the first work by Vilhjalmsson to be translated into English. First Edition. View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY POET AND "VOICES" PUBLISHER HAROLD VINAL, REJECTING POEMS BY JOHN HYDE PRESTON.

By: Vinal, Harold. (1891-1965). Maine poet and publisher of the poetry magazine "Voices".

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: November 28th, 1925.: 1925.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34765

Condition: Very good


New York: November 28th, 1925.. 1925.. Very good. - 77 words typed on a cream-colored sheet of "Voices" poetry magazine letterhead, approximately 10 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Signed "Harold Vinal". Folded twice for mailing with a tiny chip to the left edge at the lower fold. Near fine. Vinal writes to historical fiction writer John Hyde Preston: "I'm genuinely sorry that neither of these poems seems quite suited to my present needs. These continued negatives seem a bit ungracious, but they are not intended to be so. In conducting a poetry magazine, which is an ex... View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY POET AND "VOICES" PUBLISHER HAROLD VINAL WELCOMING JOHN HYDE PRESTON'S REQUEST TO REVIEW A BOOK FOR THE MAGAZINE.

By: Vinal, Harold. (1891-1965). Maine poet and publisher of the poetry magazine "Voices".

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: November 16th, 1925.: 1925.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94814

Condition: Very good


- Double-spaced typed letter filling most of a cream-colored 10 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide sheet of "Voices" letterhead with Harold Vinal's name as editor printed at top left. Signed "Harold Vinal" in black ink. The letter is slightly darkened around the edges. Very good. Vinal writes to historical fiction author John Hyde Preston "I'll be delighted to have you review William Ellery Leonard's book 'Two Lives'....A number of people have asked the privilege of commenting on this volume for Voices, but I have been waiting for exactly the right reviewer...." He notes that... View more info

SANGLORIANS RUN

By: Vincent, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Delacorte Press, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 12510

Condition: Very good


New York: Delacorte Press, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The boards are very slightly bumped with the top edges slightly faded. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped with foxing to the upper half of the front panel. [ix] & 164 pages. The pastedowns are unevenly darkened & there is foxing to the fore-edge & bottom edge. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

CONTEMPORARY NOVELISTS THIRD EDITION. With a Preface by Jerome Klinkowitz

By: Vinson, James; editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: St. Martin's Press, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 6088

Condition: Very good


NY: St. Martin's Press, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Quarto, dark blue cloth titled in white. The binding is soiled & lightly spotted. 750 pp. Very good. With the preface to the first edition by Walter Allen. First Edition. View more info

RUN TO THE WATERFALL

By: Vivante, Arturo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (New York): Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979).: (1979).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24635

ISBN: 0684162768

Condition: Very good


(New York): Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. INSCRIBED BY ARTURO VIVANTE - Octavo, blue boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped with the extremities slightly faded. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with the head of the spine chipped & with the rear panel slightly darkened & soiled. There are 2 small creases to the front flap. Half-title, title, [3] leaves & 145 pages. Very good. First edition, first printing.Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to Jeanne Campbell, who was briefly the wife of Norman Mailer. Dust jacket present. First Edition... View more info

LE MESSI AMARE. Introduzione di Stefano Lanuzza

By: Viviani, Giancarlo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Franco Cesati Editore, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 100

Condition: Very good


Franco Cesati Editore, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - (Biblioteca dell'ololampo. Collezione di poesia. Nuova serie 11). Small 8vo, printed gray wraps (top edges of wraps faded). 97 pp. plus colophon. Near fine. Laid in is an ALS from Giancarlo Viviani to Dick Higgins enclosing the book and asking him to see if there are magazines that might be interested in publishing his poetry. View more info

NOTE E NON. Prefazione di Franco Manescalchi e una lettera di Vasco Pratolini. INSCRIBED by Giancarlo Viviani

By: Viviani, Giancarlo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Firenze): Collettivo r, (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 18518

Condition: Very good


(Firenze): Collettivo r, (1985).. (1985).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The wraps are foxed. 53 pages. Cover illustration & 1 full-page illustration by Franco Ionda. Very good. "Quaderni di Collettivo r, Nuova serie 19. The text is in Italian.Inscribed by the author to Dick Higgins of Something Else Press on the series title. View more info

POLIMENT. 1ST EDITION SIGNED BY VLAMINCK

By: Vlaminck, Maurice de (1876-1958)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie Stock, 1931.: 1931.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32306

Condition: Good


Paris: Librairie Stock, 1931.. 1931.. Good. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND IMPORTANT ARTIST VLAMINCK - Octavo, softcover bound in printed creamy white wraps. The covers are soiled with some creases to the corners and edges and a couple of tiny chips to the head and tail of the spine. 195 pages. The front hinge is starting at the top and the pages are toned. Good. First edition, with "S.P." [Service de Press] printed on the spine.Inscribed and signed by Maurice de Vlaminck on the front endpaper: "A Pierre Hudiat / Hommage de l'auteur / Vlaminck".Along with Andre Derain and He... View more info