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Seattle: Skookumchuck Press/ Jones & Jones, Ltd, 2014.

Limited Edition, one of one hundred numbered copies. Quarto. 76pp. Illustrations. Illustrated wrappers, a Fine copy, as New. ... more

Price: $20.00

No place: Peter Norton Family, 1993.

Glossy printed miniature book (2-5/8 x 2-1/8") [42]pp. Set inside a cardboard folding cover, accompanied by a sheet of text (and illustrated opaque overlay) which contains an excerpt from Susan Sontag's 'The Volcano Lover.' A Fine copy (the cardboard folder a little discolored from age) ... more

Price: $150.00

London/Newcastle, DE: British Library/Oak Knoll Press, 2002.

First Edition Quarto. xii, 258pp. Illustrations in black-and-white and color. Appendices, bibliography and index. Green cloth. Fine in dust jacket. ... more

Price: $100.00

Tucson: Self-published/ ebookit, 2013.

First Edition. Octavo. 189. Illustrated wrappers, a Fine copy. ... more

Price: $15.00

Erin, Ontario: Porcupine's Quill, 2014.

First Printing. Octavo. 87pp. Illustrated throughout. Stiff color printed wrappers, with a bookmark and keepsake (an original wood engraving on Japanese paper by Alan Stein) laid in loose. In Fine condition. // Contents for this issue include contributions from Alan Stein ("Now I'm one of the old guys: Alan Stein... more

Price: $17.00

Santa Cruz, CA: Kayak Books, 1975.

First Edition. Octavo. 68pp. 'Cover design & incidental illustrations' from "Prof. Hoffman's 'Modern Magic.'" Illustrated wrappers, stapled, a Near Fine copy. // Poems by David Fisher, Linda Lappin, John Haines, John Unterecker, Michael Hogan, Tom McKeown, Stratis Haviaris, Philip Levine, Dave Smith, Harry Martin, Luis Garcia, Louis Hammer, Robert McDowell,... more

Price: $30.00

Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1998.

First edition. Quarto. 206pp. Bibliography, index. Maps, numerous color illustrations. Gray cloth over boards; a Fine copy in dust jacket. ... more

Price: $35.00

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Second paperback printing. Large octavo. 626pp. Notes, index. Illustrations. Wrappers, llightly rubbed; a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $22.50

Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska at War Committee, 1995.

First Edition. Quarto. xvi, 455pp. Bibliography, index. Illustrations, map endpapers. Blue cloth lettered in gilt. A Near Fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket. // With more than forty contributors covering such diverse topics as 'War in the North Pacific,'Defending the Territory,' The Alaska Highway,' War's Impact on the Homefront,'... more

Price: $25.00

London: Printed for J.G. & F. Rivington, St. Paul's Church Yard, and Waterloo Place, Pall Mall; & Sold by Ridge, Worcester, 1834.

Quarto. 54pp. Appendix. Engravings. Green calf over green marbled boards, with marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Foxing throughout, else a Very Good copy. ... more

Price: $85.00

Dorchester, Dorset: Printed by Henry Ling Ltd, 1935.

First English edition, one of two hundred fifty press-numbered copies. Small thin quarto. 21pp. Printed stiff wrappers, sewn; a bit of foxing to the covers and endsheets, otherwise a Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $50.00

London: Macmillan, and Co., Limited, St. Martin's Street, 1923.

First Edition. Small quarto. 77pp. Olive green cloth decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt; endsheets showing a little offsetting from the dust jacket; a Fine copy in a lightly worn example of the original dust jacket which prints the author's manuscript title-page as an illustration. ... more

Price: $40.00

London, Liverpool and Boston: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd, 1921.

Limited edition, one of one thousand copies - this copy not numbered. Small quarto. x, 144pp. Quarter linen and blue paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on the spine and front cover. Corners bumped, binding a little worn; a Very Good copy. // Printed in The Riccardi Press Fount at the... more

Price: $75.00

New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929.

Limited edition, one of seven hundred numbered copies (from an edition of 742 copies) designed and printed by D.B. Updike. Small octavo. 27pp. Quarter green cloth and patterned printed paper over boards; a Fine copy. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Cassell & Company, 1928.

First Edition. Quarto. 80pp. Illustrated with twelve color plates including a tipped-in frontispiece. Yellow-brown cloth with printed title labels on the spine and front board; map endpapers. Light foxing throughout; a Very Good copy. ... more

Price: $20.00

Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1942.

First Edition, one of four hundred twenty-five copies issued as "keepsake no. 16." Octavo. 21pp. Quarter parchment and paper-covered boards; light overall wear; a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $15.00

London: Oxford University Press, 1961.

First edition. Small octavo. xv, 91pp. Illustrations. Cloth over boards, a Near Fine copy in a spine faded dust jacket. ... more

Price: $20.00

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 329 & 331 Pearl Street, 1854.

First edition of this one-volume edition. Large Octavo. xi, 552pp. Engravings, folding map and meteorological charts. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled paper over boards; spine in compartments, leather spine labels, edges marbled. The binding is worn (edges rubbed through, marbled sides rubbed) and the front board is detached; the engravings... more

Price: $50.00

Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 124 Arch Street, 1857.

Large Octavo. xix, 552pp, ads. Engravings, folding map and meteorological charts. Original green cloth, backstrip gilt (but rubbed); cloth worn at the corners and spine extremities, text block loose, with some staining and discoloration throughout; endsheets chipped; a Fair copy. ... more

Price: $35.00

Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 124 Arch Street, et al, 1857.

Octavo. 464; 467pp. Appendixes. Frontisportaits, extra engraved tite-pages, folding maps. Brown cloth over boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spines; generally a rather worn set; about Good+. ... more

Price: $75.00

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930.

First Edition. Large octavo. 422pp. Index. Frontisportrait. Illustrations primarily from photographs, and two of the maps folding. Gilt publisher's blue cloth, illustrated endsheets. Some staining to the cloth in places, otherwise a Very Good copy. Signed by the author on the half-title page. ... more

Price: $45.00

Cambridge: Paradine in association with Magdalene College, 1978.

Limited edition, one of two hundred numbered copies, signed by Walter Hamilton. Large quarto. [vi], 8, 199pp (the facsimile printed on the rectos only). Introduction by Robert Gittings; bibliographical note by James Gibson. Bound in ffull blue morocco, gilt, with marbled endsheets by Weatherby Woolnough at Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. A... more

Price: $175.00

London: Privately printed, 1834.

First edition. Quarto. 83pp. Frontisportrait engraving, and one other plate. Bound into full black morocco, gilt ruled borders on the covers and spine compartments; marbled endsheets; all edges gilt. Some scattered foxing throughout, the binding rubbed a little at the corners and edges, else a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $225.00

Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press, 2005.

First Printing. Octavo. xi, 117pp. Cloth, a Fine copy in dust jacket ... more

Price: $20.00

Oxford: The Alden Press, 1964.

First Edition. Octavo. 64pp. Illustrations. Green cloth over thin boards, stamped in gilt; a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $15.00

Surrey, England: The Keepsake Press, 1962.

First edition. Octavo. 11pp. Printed wrappers, stapled; a Near Fine copy. // "I was in India from the end of 1938 to the summer of 1946, with two minor breaks. These fragmentary articulations, salvage of the years of war, have not previously been published, and are now privately printed for... more

Price: $15.00

Kingston, Rhode Island: Printed at the Biscuit City Press, 1974.

Limited Edition, one of sixty-two numbered copies printed on an Albion hand press. Octavo. [18]pp (printed on the rectos only). Purple wrappers, paper label on the front cover; about Near Fine. // Edited, designed and printed by Robert Gutchen. The sixth publication of his Biscuit City Press. ... more

Price: $20.00

Old Costessey, Norwich: Printed and Published at the Walpole Press, 1945.

Limited edition, one of four hundred ten numbered copies. Octavo. 32pp. Four illustrations. Paper over boards, title label on the front cover; a bit of offsetting to the covers, spine faded, small dent and stain at the foot of the spine; a Very Good copy. / hand-set in Poliphilus and... more

Price: $15.00

Oxford: The Alden Press, 1962.

First Edition. Octavo. 64pp. Illustrations. Blue cloth over thin boards, stamped in silver; a Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $15.00

Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1982.

First Edition. Quartos. 309; 367pp. Illustrated throughout. Bindings are slightly worn and bumped, but Very Good+ in modestly worn dust jackets; a nice set. // Volume two with numerous reproductions of type specimens and ornaments. ... more

Price: $100.00

Honokowai, Maui, Hawaii: Published by the author, 1968.

First edition. Octavo. 48pp. Small octavo, printed rectos only. Blue wrappers, light wear; a Very Good+ copy. Signed by the authors at the end. ... more

Price: $25.00

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

First Printing of this new edition. Octavo. xxxii, 438pp. Appendixes, index. With more than ninety illustrations from photographs and maps, contained in four sections throughout the books. Paper covered boards. A Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. // Reprints the 1915 original edition, with the... more

Price: $30.00

Augusta, Georgia: Morris Museum of Art, 1998.

First Printing. Quarto. 120pp. Eustace Ziegler Bibliography, Checklist of the Exhibition, Index of Illustrations. Fully illustrated throughout in color. Cloth, a Near Fine copy in dust jacket; this copy inscribed from the author on the title-page. // Published by Morris Communications Corporation in association with Anchorage Museum of History and... more

Price: $30.00

New York and Seattle: American Museum of Natural History with University of Washington Press, 1997.

First Edition. Quarto. 112pp. References, index. Pictorial gatefold wraps. A Near Fine copy. // Photographs from the five-year expedition to Alaska and Siberia that was under the supervision of Franz Boas. ... more

Price: $20.00

Missoula, Montana: Owl Creek Press, 1980.

Limited Edition, one of five hundred numbered copies. Octavo. [24]pp. Illustrated with four black & white drawings by the author, including the title-page. Printed from hand-set in Goudy and Bodoni types; sewn into illustrated wrappers; a Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $10.00

No place: Solid Dime Press,

ca. 2000. Limited edition broadside, a single-sheet, irregularly -shaped, measuring approximately 12 x 6-1/2". A Near Fine copy, signed by the author. // "Printed by the Solid Dime Press for the University of Alabama Bankhead Visiting Writer's Series, 26 October 2000..." ... more

Price: $20.00

Blue Mounds Township, Wisconsi: The Perishable Press, 1973.

Limited edition, one of only fifty copies. Octavo. [4]pp. Sewn into a printed wrapper; a Fine copy. // "Hand-set and printed under the watchful eyes of loving friends, cats, and birds at The Perishable Press Limited, in Blue Mounds Township, Wisconsin on 10 January 1973 by Jim Holly, a first... more

Price: $125.00

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1998.

First Edition. Quarto. 224pp. With nearly two hundred illustrations, including 113 color plates. Black cloth, with gilt stamped lettering on spine. A Fine copy in Very Good+ dust jacket. // Published to accompany a mid-career retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in February 1998. ... more

Price: $75.00

Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, no date.

Limited edition, one of three hundred seventy five copies, signed by the poet, and the artist. Octavo. [15]pp. Printed wrappers, hand-sewn into illustrated Canterbury wrappers. A Fine copy. // Designed by Allan Kornblum; printed on Canson Mi-Teintes by Lorelei Walsh, Claudia Slovacek, Robert Odegard, Jeanne Lee and Kent Aldrich. ... more

Price: $20.00

Ann Arbor: Salthouse Mining Company, 1978.

First Edition. Quarto. [12]pp. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; a Near Fine copy. // Cover after the 'Codex Borgia;' this issue distributed as 'Salthouse #4 & 5.' ... more

Price: $15.00

Pulloxhil, Bedford: The Inglenook Press, 1974.

Limited edition, one of two hundred numbered copies. Octavo. 36pp. Illustrations. Purple leather over boards, gilt titles. A Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $35.00

Kingston, Ontario: Thee Hellbox Press, 1986.

Limited edition, one of one hundred sixty-five numbered copies. Octavo. [8]pp. Two illustrations. Printed wrappers, sewn; a Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Published by the author, 1971.

Limited edition, one of one hundred fifty numbered copies. Large octavo. [xl], 110pp. Six illustrations, including four photographs and two maps. Brown buckram over thin boards; a Near Fine copy in a lightly worn dust jacket, the title letterpress printed on the spine. // "Cadenza Press Publication No. E11", printed... more

Price: $150.00

New York: The Ecco Press, 1977.

First paperback printing. Octavo. 48pp. Illustrated glossy wrappers, Near Fine. This copy with a nice presentation inscription on the half-title page from the author to a fellow poet. ... more

Price: $15.00

Oxford: Printed at The Shakespeare Head Press and published for the press by Basil Blackwell., 1937.

Thin octavo. 32pp. Frontisportrait. Plain wrappers, the dust jacket printed on the upper cover in orange and black; modest overall wear, a Very Good+ copy. // Selections reprinted from the 1936 Shakespeare Head edition. ... more

Price: $15.00

Olympia: Hypatia-in-the-Woods Press, 2002.

One of one hundred twenty-five hand-printed copies, printed from Palatino, Centaur and Arrighi types. This copy numbered and signed by the author and printer; and additionally inscribed from the author on the front free endpaper. Large octavo. Unpaginated. Plain card covers, fancy endsheets; a Near Fine copy in a lightly... more

Price: $30.00

Toledo, Ohio: Humanist Education Press, 1959.

First edition. Octavo. 24pp. Printed wrappers, stapled; a Very Good+ copy. // With an introduction by Macleish titled 'Belief in Man,' and other contributions by Evelyn Thorne, Edith Scheck, Jacques Le Clercq, Leonard Opalov, Frank S. Hardy, and more than a dozen others. ... more

Price: $15.00

Seattle, Washington: Cityful press, 1997.

First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 11pp. Stapled wraps ... more

Price: $10.00

New york: The Typophiles, 1949.

Limited edition, one of six hundred seventy-five copies. Small octavo. 141pp. Quarter cloth and printed paper -covered boards; a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $20.00

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