Peter Whitehead Wholly Communion, 1966; William Burroughs Junkie, 1966; Michael McClure Rare Angel, 1974; Burroughs and Kerouac And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks, 2008, 1st Edn, in d/jkt; Peter Finch (Ed.) For Jack Kerouac – poems on his death, Second Aeon, 1970, 1st Edn; and other Beat Generation literature including Gregory Corso (5). Good to VF. (29)
Patti Smith Babel, Virago, 1978, 1st Edn, card wraps, near fine; and Patti Smith: Camera Solo, Yale, 2011, 1st Edn, card wraps, exhibition catalogue edited by Susan Talbott, card wraps, VF. (2)
Gary Snyder selection, all softbacks, including The Old Ways, 1977, 1st Edn; Myths & Texts, Totem Press, 1960, 1st Edn; Passage Through India, Grey Fox, 1983, 1st Edn; The Fudo Trilogy, Frederic Brunke, 1973, 1st Edn, with woodcuts; and 7 others, mostly verse. VG/VF (11)
Lia Levi, Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg Oh How Glad Will You Dance With Me, Barcelona, 1974, large format softback, pictorial wraps, VG; illustrated with photographs throughout. Punch cards at front. Scarce
Bob Dylan Poem to Joanie, Booklegger, c.1973, card wraps, VG; Tarantula, MacGibbon & Kee, 1971, in VG d/jkt; Paul Williams Dylan – What Happened? And Books, 1980, card wraps, fine; and related. VG/VF (5)
Herbert Huncke Guilty of Everything, 1990, in d/jkt; Sandison & Vickers Neal Cassady: The Fast Life of a Beat Hero, 2006, in d/jkt; three issues of Evergreen Review 1960s; Songs of Leonard Cohen, Amsco Music, 1969; Leonard Cohen Death of a Lady’s Man, Deutsch, 1979, 1st Edn in djkt; Knight Women of the Beat Generation, 1996, in d/jkt; and related titles, mainly VG to VF. (24)
P.G. Wodehouse Mike at Wrykyn, Herbert Jenkins, 1953, 1st Edn; B. & C.B. Fry A Mother’s Son, Methuen, 1907, 1st Edn; Dornford Yates She Fell Among Thieves, 1937 in fair d/jkt; and 5 others. Fair to VG (8)
Ian Fleming Octopussy, and The Living Daylights, Cape, 1966, First Edition in fine complete d/jkt; Robert Graves King Jesus, Cassell, 1946, 1st Edition in VG complete d/jkt; Robert Markham Colonel Sun, Cape, 1968, 1st Edition in slightly chipped d/jkt; and a collection of other novels, 1930s to 1973, all in d/jkts of varying quality, with many 1st Editions noted. (23)
Violet Needham collection with original hardbacks (6), modern reprint softbacks (7), and 70 issues of the journal Souvenir. Includes The Sword of St Cyprian and other stories, Violet Needham Society, 2003, card wraps, VG. Also 5 Malcolm Saville hardbacks including 3 first editions. Mixed condition.
Leslie Charteris novels by Hodder & Stoughton 1930s/1940s, including She Was A Lady, 1938 in VG complete d/jkt; Getaway 1942 in good edgeworn d/jkt; and Meet The Tiger, 1940, orig.cloth, foxing to first 17 pages. Others include first editions and four in poor to good d/jkt. (11)
Leslie Charteris novels 1950s and later including ten First Editions of which five in fair to VG d/jkts comprising The Saint Abroad 1970, The Saint in the Sun 1964, Salvage for the Saint 1983, Senor Saint 1959, and The Saint to the Rescue 1961. Fair to fine. (17)
Selection of Poetry including works by Jim Burns (6, five signed), Glyn Hughes (2, one signed), Peter Bradford Dolls illustrated by Minke De Vries (signed by both), and others. Also 3 volumes of The Saturday Book. Mainly VG/VF (20)
Primogene Duvard Poems by Primogene Duvard, Northallerton, James Pope, Northallerton, 1843, 2nd Edn, original embossed decorated cloth, VG; 148pp including list of subscribers.
Ellis Peters Mourning Raga, Macmillan, 1969; Never Pick Up Hitch-Hikers, Macmillan, 1976; City of Gold and Shadows, Morrow 1974; Death To the Landlords! Macmillan, 1972; and Rainbow’s End, Morrow, 1979; all First Editions signed & inscribed by the author on title page in fair to good dustjackets, Landlords with tape repair. (5)
Ellis Peters signed reprint hardbacks in complete good to fine dustjackets comprising Death Mask (2 copies), The Grass Widow’s Tale, Flight of a Witch (U.S. 1st Edn), The Piper in the Mountain, Mourning Raga, and Death and the Joyful Woman. Signed on the title page or half-title. (7)
Ellis Peters A Morbid Taste for Bones, Fawcett Popular Library, New York, 1980, paperback edition, slight creasing to cover and spine o/w good; signed and inscribed by the author on title page. Very Scarce
Ellis Peters The Summer of the Danes, The Mysterious Press, 1991, 1st USA Edition, in complete near fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page; an autograph compliments card from the author loosely inserted complaining of the lateness of her US publisher!
Ellis Peters The Rose Rent, William Morrow, 1986, 1st Edn; St.Peter’s Fair, William Morrow 1981, 1st Edn; and The Raven in the Foregate, Macmillan, 1986, 1st Edn; all in dustjackets, St. Peter’s Faird/jkt chipped at top & tail of spine o/w VG/Fine; all signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. A few page corners of The Rose Rent creased. (3)
Ellis Peters Holiday with Violence Headline, 1992, in fine d/jkt, signed & inscribed by the author; together with signed & inscribed reprints of The Sanctuary Sparrow (1983 p/bk), A Rare Benedictine (1990 p/bk) and Brother Cadfael’s Penance (1994 h/bk in d/jkt). Fair to VF (4)
Le Sage The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, translated by Percival Proctor, London, 1774, 2 Vols, octavo, contemp. full leather, worn, backstrips heavily darkened, hinges weak, fine internally including all 21 plates as called for (instructions to the binder at end of Vol. 2)