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"A Dog Named Ego." In "Arizona Quarterly"
STACTON, David Derek

Vol. 6, No. 3 (Autumn, 1950) Minor wear at overlapping edges of cover; else about fine. [92614] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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"A Historical Memorial." In "The Commonweal"
AUSTIN, Mary

Vol. XVI, No. 23 (October 5, 1932) Library blind stamp & date on front cover, folded vertically for mailing, light wear; else very good. [73739] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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"A Taste of The Taste of Brautigan." In "California Living: The Magazine of the San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle"
BRAUTIGAN, Richard

May 16, 1971. Tabloid format. With a series of tiny holes punched at the right edge of the last several leaves (not affecting the Brautigan appearance which occupies pp. 5-10); else very good. [92917] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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"Artist Life in the United States." In "The Nation"
AUSTIN, Mary

Vol. CXX, No. 3110 (February 11, 1925) Light wear & soiling; else very good. [81904] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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"Clytemnestra"
LISTER, Henry B[ertram]

Illus. with photos. San Francisco: La Boheme Club of San Francisco, 1923. 12mo. Pictorial wraps. 53 p. 1st ed. Hinkel Vol. 3, p. 69. Bookplate; else fine. [68231] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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"Did He Go or Was He Taken?: Concerning Comedy and If the Worst Comnes to the Worst Tragedy and as Luck Would Have It a Few Other Things." With "Concerning the Fine Art of Saying Nothing and Life and Laughter and William Saroyan a Few Other Things" by Ben
SAROYAN, William and Ben Abramson

Vol. 1, No. 11 (October, 1937) Fine. [80132] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Short-lived monthly journal edited in Chicago by Ben Abramson. This issue also contains "Of Messer Marco Polo, Sixteen Years Old" by [James] Branch Cabell, "Ward Ritchie: Printer" by Lawrence Clark Powell, etc.

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"His Father." In "Reader's Digest"
STEINBECK, John

Vol. 55, No. 329 (September, 1949) Goldstone & Payne C75. About fine. [93456] (show more)

Price: $30.00

This issue also contains a condensation of "1984" by George Orwell & material by Ernie Pyle, Billy Rose, Max Eastman, et al.

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"I Love to Talk about Myself" & Other Verses concerning God & Man & Me
LEVY, Harriet

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1947. 8vo. Cloth-backed patterned boards, paper label. 96 p. 1st ed. One of 500 copies. Name on paste-down, tiny chip at corner of paper label; else about fine. [54356] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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"Just California" and Songs along the Way
McGROARTY, John S

Los Angeles: The Times-Mirror Company, (1903). 8vo. Gray pictorial wraps. 63 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 200. Bookplate inside front cover, page from "Who's Who," including McGroarty, tipped in on verso of title page, name (of minor California poet) on dedication page; else a fine copy. [54368] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Lovely cover design with poinsettia printed in red & black. McGroarty was later Poet Laureate of California and served for two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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"Just California" and Songs along the Way
McGROARTY, John S

Los Angeles: The Times-Mirror Company, (1903). 8vo. Gray pictorial wraps. 63 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 200. Bookplate inside front cover, program for a performance of McGroarty's "The Mission Play" tipped in on dedication page; else fine. [54369] (show more)

Price: $85.00

Lovely cover design with poinsettia printed in red & black. McGroarty was later Poet Laureate of California and served for two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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"Just California" and Songs along the Way
McGROARTY, John S

Los Angeles: The Times-Mirror Company, (1903). 8vo. Gray pictorial wraps. 63 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 200. Very good. [54614] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Lovely cover design with poinsettia printed in red & black. McGroarty was later Poet Laureate of California and served for two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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"Moses": A Rocky Mountain Sketch
WORK, Edgar W

Berkeley: Woman's Missionary Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, California, (1903). 16mo. Boards. 42 p. 2nd ed. Smith W-889 (1901 edition). Very good. [67598] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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"Puye." In "The Nation"
AUSTIN, Mary

Vol. CXXIV, No. 3216 (February 11, 1925) Very good. [81905] (show more)

Price: $17.50

Poem which was awarded Second Prize in The Nation Poetry Contest.

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"Right off the Griddle": A Collection of the Poems of Kenneth Campbell, including the Metrical Narrative, John Masterson or, Passion and the Priest
CAMPBELL, Kenneth

Sacramento & San Diego: Edith McDonough Campbell / John P. Campbell, 1922. Small 8vo. Pictorial cloth. 75, 37 p. 1st ed. No. 41 of 200 copies. Bookplate, name on endpaper; else about fine. [54240] (show more)

Price: $25.00

Posthumously-published volume of poetry. Campbell was born in Clay Center, Kansas in 1884 and lived in Sacramento from 1907 until his death in 1921.

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"Rosa Mystica." In "The Lyric West"
SMITH, Clark Ashton

Vol. I, No. 8 (December, 1921) Very good. [82630] (show more)

Price: $22.50

This issue also contains three poems by Zona Gale & two by Genevieve Taggard.

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"Santa Francesca": Our Lady of the Golden Gate
RIDGELY, Laurence Butler

San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the author, 1935. 8vo. Bellum-backed boards. 49 p. 1st ed. One of 250 copies. Hinkel p. 262. About fine. [71141] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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"Souse" America, Si! Si! Si!
PALMER, Lucile

Illus. by the author. Cover design by John Loyd. Hollywood: Sargent House Publishers, (1949). 16mo. Wraps. 63 p. 1st ed. SIGNED. A bit of wear at edges of overlapping cover; else very good. [58641] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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"The Beginning and End of Marriage." In "The Nation"
AUSTIN, Mary

Vol. CXXIV, No. 3210 (January 12, 1927) Very good. [81906] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Review of "The Outline of Marriage" by Floyd Dell.

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"The Language of Courtesy" (cover title: "John Steinbeck Visits Soviet Armenia"). In "New World Review"
STEINBECK, John

Vol. 32, No. 11 (December, 1964). Vertical crease, minor cover wear; else very good. [96621] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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"To Omar Khayyam." In "The Lyric West"
SMITH, Clark Ashton

Vol. V, No. 8 (May-June, 1926) Very good. [82631] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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