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1 (Brooks, Edmund W./Reed Pale Press). Shelley, Percy Bysshe ADONAIS: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats
London: [Reed Pale Press], 1935. First edition thus, limited to 250 numbered copies; this (#116) is 1 of 220 printed on handmade paper, bound in unbleached vellum with blue silk ties A thumbtack-sized spot of stain to free front endpaper which has ghosted onto the pastedown and the flyleaf; else, fine with gilt spine titles, top edge gilt; text in red and black; binding is by Sangorksi & Sutcliffe. Printed at the Chiswick Press. 
This copy is housed in a cardboard slipcase that shows the vagaries of time. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 (Brooks, Edmund W./Reed Pale Press). Shelley, Percy Bysshe ADONAIS: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats
London: [Reed Pale Press], 1935. First edition thus, limited to 250 numbered copies; this (#216) is 1 of 220 printed on handmade paper, bound in unbleached vellum with blue silk ties. In light pencil to the rear pastedown are the words ''Mrs. Brooks/Paris'' and the date ''13/7/36''; else, fine with gilt spine titles, top edge gilt; text in red and black; binding is by Sangorksi & Sutcliffe; printed at the Chiswick Press. 
Shelley's lyric in a fine press rendition that was the swan song of Brooks's Reed Pale. Colophon printed in red and followed by a double shield device, one shield with pale, the other containing a three-armed cross with the initials E.W.B. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 (Brooks, Edmund W.; Reed Pale Press). Lamb, Charles THE CHILD ANGEL: A Dream
London: [Reed Pale Press], 1928. First edition thus, limited to 160 copies. 24mo. Hardcover. AS NEW, uncut copy in tan cloth-backed blue-gray boards with paper label to front cover upon which is printed the title within a narrow decorative border. Hand-set and printed on a hand press by Edmund W. Brooks. Text initials in red, green and blue. 
Lamb's lyrical miniature essay recounts a dream. Debut production of Brooks's Reed Pale Press--named for Caxton's "Sign of the Red Pale"--and identified by a shield device with a heraldic red pale (a single verticle stripe occupying the shield's center.) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 (Bukowski, Charles; David Barker). Malone, Marvin, editor THE WORMWOOD REVIEW: 94
Stockton, CA: The Wormwood Review Press, 1984. First edition, first printing: limited to 700 numbered copies, the first 70 being SIGNED by David Barker; this being #43. Fine in staplebound illustrated beige wraps. Octavo. 40 pages. 
Volume 24, Number 2 with three contributions by Charles Bukowski ("Of Course," "Swinging From the Dumb Hook," "Promenade"), a special center section of David Barker poems, and poems by Gerald Locklin, et alia. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 (Bukowski, Charles; S.K. Morgan). Malone, Marvin, editor THE WORMWOOD REVIEW: 96
Stockton, CA: The Wormwood Review Press, 1984. First edition, first printing: limited to 700 numbered copies, the first 70 being SIGNED by S.K. Morgan; this is #49. Mild age-toning, else fine in staplebound illustrated pale blue wraps. Octavo. 40 pages. 
Volume 24, Number 4 with two contributions by Charles Bukowski ("Confession," "The Mutilation of the Species"), a special center section of S.K. Morgan poems, and additional poems by thirteen other poets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 (Coll, Joseph Clement). Reed, Walt THE MAGIC PEN OF JOSEPH CLEMENT COLL
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, (1978). First edition, special limited issue: one of 750 numbered copies SIGNED by the author/compiler Walt Reed. 176 pages, with over 250 illustrations. Hardcover. Very very minor crimp to spine crown, pages and endsheets lightly age-toned, else fine, in tan leather with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock. Foreword by J. Thomson Willing. 
Sublime gallery of sharply reproduced pen-and-inks by the one of the premier illustrators of newspaper and magazine genre fiction, whose work was marked by "a persuasive poetry that strikes through every line he drew."--Henry Pitz. Quarto. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 (Dean, Mallette). Cervantes, Miguel de THE DIALOGUE OF THE DOGS
(Kentfield, California): (The Allen Press), (1969). First edition thus, limited to 140 copies. Large quarto. In original clear acetate jacket. Hardcover. Fine, bound in hand-printed cloth of the design ''El Prado'' (a pattern of red poppies on a field of yellow and white) from the Costa del Sol Collection; hand-set, printed damp on an 1846 Columbian hand-press on hand-made rag paper with the Allen watermark. 
One of Cervantes' waggish "Exemplary Novels" written in 1704, here presented in a singular fine press edition; 15th Century decorative initials, and ornaments engraved by Mallette Dean (many depicting canines!) border every page. Allen Press Biblio #33. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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8 (Dean, Mallette). LeConte, Carrie E. YO SEMITE 1878: Adventures of N and C; Journal and Drawings by Carrie E. LeConte
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964. First edition, limited to 450 copies. Designed and printed by Mallette Dean. Book Club of California publication #117. Hardcover. Fine, in olive-colored linen over decorative boards illustrated with a pattern of pine-needle clusters; paper spine label; in undecorated olive dust jacket that shows a hint of sunning to spine. Introduction by Susanna B. Dakin. 
14-year-old LeConte's chronicle of a camping expedition with friend Nona Dibble (N) and pere LeConte to Yosemite in 1878. Eight reproductions in color of the author's sketches throughout the text, and facsimiles of 11 pages of her journal. Sweet. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 (LEAF BOOKS). (Bewick, Thomas). Borden, John W. & Kreuger, Janet THOMAS BEWICK & THE FABLES OF AESOP
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. First edition, one of 518 copies. Publication #175. Large quarto. Hardcover. Very fine in brown boards and paper spine label; in undecorated cream-colored dust wrapper. A pair of essays, the first, a biographical sketch of illustrator/engraver Bewick, and the second, a history of his FABLES OF AESOP. With a note on references. 
Tipped in are an original LEAF from the first edition (1818), and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings; with nine additional in-text illustrations from the first edition, and frontispiece portrait of Bewick. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Compiled and published by Walter John Coates HARVEST: A Sheaf of Poems from Driftwind
North Montpelier, Vermont: The Driftwind Press, 1933. First edition, first printing. One of 150 (of 225) copies printed in limp covers. Hardcover. Trace of soiling to the covers, else near fine in harvest gold textured self-wraps with a black embossed pumpkin patch illustration, titles, decoration and rules to the front cover. Small octavo. 57 pages. 
This anthology selects poems that appeared in various issues of "Driftwind" from April, 1926 to May, 1933. Collects H.P. Lovecraft's short poem "The Canal." Attractively printed from hand-set type and printed on fine quality grey paper. Quite scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Lumley, Brian ELYSIA: The Coming of Cthulhu
Buffalo, New York: W. Paul Ganley, Publisher, 1989. 0932445349 / 9780932445346 First edition, deluxe SIGNED issue, copy number 9 of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by Lumley and by Stephen Fabian, the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket; housed in a fine black paper-over-boards slipcase. 
Horror adventure novel "is the ultimate sequel to the author's 'Dreamland' and 'Theem'hdra' tales, and his Crow/DeMarigny books." Illustrated in black-and-white by Stephen Fabian. Inscribed to sf illustrator Jim Pianfetti by the publisher. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Shea, Michael FAT-FACE
Seattle, Washington: The Axolotl Press, (1987). First edition, one of 500 clothbound, numbered copies SIGNED by Shea and by introducer, Karl Edward Wagner. This is #120. Hardcover. Very mild bump to top edge of front cover, else a fine copy in gilt-stamped black cloth; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Donna Gordon. 
A Chthulu Mythos story from the World Fantasy Award-winning author of IN YANA, THE TOUCH OF UNDYING, offered in Pulphouse's neat little SIGNED limited release. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 (Moore, Archie). Fitzgerald, Mike THE AGELESS WARRIOR: The Life of Boxing Legend Archie Moore
New York: Sports Publishing L.L.C., 2004. 1582618461 / 9781582618463 First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 150 copies SIGNED by Archie Moore and Jake LaMotta. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-embossed full brown leather. Still in the original unopened shrinkwrap with the publisher's wraparound band. 
This beautiful, limited-edition volume is hand-numbered and autographed by boxing legends Archie Moore and Jake "Raging Bull" LaMotta. Archie Moore fought nine world champions and seven Hall-of-Famers! Certificate of Authenticity included. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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14 (Night Visions). Tepper, Sheri/ Wilson, F. Paul/ Garton, Ray NIGHT VISIONS 6
Arlington Heights, Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1988. First edition, deluxe issue: limited to 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the trio of authors, by introducer Dean R. Koontz, and by Phil Parks. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with wraparound cover art by Parks; in cloth-covered slipcase. 
Sampler of original dark fantasy and horror short stories by three of the field's most notable authors; illustrated by Phil Parks; introduction by Dean Koontz. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 (Night Visions). Wiater, Stanley, editor NIGHT VISIONS 7
Arlington Hts., Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1989. 0913165506 / 9780913165508 First edition, deluxe limited issue. One of 550 numbered copies SIGNED by Laymon, Williamson, Wiater and illustrators Wendy and Charles Lang. Hardcover. Very fine in pictorial dust jacket and cloth-covered slipcase. Wraparound color cover art and interior illustrations by the Langs. 
All original tales of "horror and dark fantasy" by Richard Laymon, Chet Williamson and Gary Brandner; with an introduction by Wiater. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 (Nonesuch Press). Meredith, George THE LETTERS OF GEORGE MEREDITH TO ALICE MEYNELL with annotations thereto 1896-1907
London and San Francisco: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. First edition. Limited to 850 numbered copies, of which 780 were for sale. This is number 55. Hardcover. Tiny chip missing from the lower corner of the rear endpaper, lower corner tips lightly bumped, else a near fine, mostly uncut and unopened copy in gilt-titled quarter pale-green buckram over brown boards; in dust jacket (mildly worn at the spine crown). 
Royal octavo. 102 pages. Delicately composed in Garamond types on Ingres paper, this collection of George Meredith's letters to Alice Meynell (annotations by Meynell) with additional contributions, form the second book from this fine press. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 (Sands, Ben). Carey, Henry THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY: A Rendition in Regency Dress of a Burlesque Opera in Three Acts Founded on the Old Yorkshire Ballad of a Most Dreadful Combat
(London): Shoestring Press, 1960. First edition thus: limited to 200 copies, SIGNED by the artist. Hardcover. Fine, in fuchsia cloth shelfback over marbled boards with pink foil printed label; no dust jacket. ''The whole embellished with 20 cuts by Ben Sands.'' 
"This burlesque opera was discovered on a sunny day in the spring of 1958 in a sixpenny volume on a junk-stall."--from Sands' Foreword. Designed, illustrated, hand-set, and printed on dampened paper by Ben Sands, at his Shoestring Press. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 (Shakespeare Head Press) ENGLANDS HELICON: Reprinted from the Edition of 1600 with Additional Poems from the Edition of 1604
London: Printed for Frederick Etchells and Hugh MacDonald, 1925. First edition thus: one of 900 copies printed at the Shakespeare Head Press on Kentish All-Rag paper; our copy is designated ''out-of-series.'' Hardcover. A fine copy in half-brown cloth over teal boards with spine titles gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed; no dust jacket. An excellent copy without the rubbing associated with this volume. Tall octavo. 
A page by page type-facsimile that faithfully reproduces this important pastoral anthology, first published by John Fasket in a quarto volume of 1600. The general level of the poetry brought together in this volume far exceeds that of earlier anthologies. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 (Sharp, William). Macleod, Fiona FROM THE HILLS OF DREAM: Threnodies, Songs and Other Poems
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901. First edition: one of 100 numbered copies printed on Japanese vellum; bound in printed wraps with yapped edges, many pages still uncut. This is #5. Mild age-toning to the spine, else a splendid, fine copy. Collection of celtic-inspired, mystical verse by Sharp as by Macleod; grouped thus: ''Through the Ivory Gate''; ''From the Heart of a Woman''; ''From the Hills of Dream''; ''Foam of the Past.'' 
"All art, indeed, is a mnemonic gathering of the innumerable and lost into the found and unique....Like Deirdre, we, too, look often yearningly to a land from which we are exiled in time, but inhabit in dream and longing"--F.M. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. First edition: one of 25 copies printed for copyright purposes. Chapbook. Fine in stiff, stapled wraps, printed with titles and rules. 
Scarce twelve-page chapbook issue of an appreciation by Deighton of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which was written to introduce the Santa Teresa Press facsimile issue of the original Sherlock Holmes manuscript. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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