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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

click for a larger image of item #34826, American Express Paris, The Olympia Press, 1961. A humorous autobiographical novel by the Beat poet, published in the Traveller's Companion series, which also published William Burroughs, J.P. Donleavy, Terry Southern, and others. With illustrations throughout by the author. This copy is signed by Corso, with the added words "grammar school book." First edition, second state with the "New Price" stamped on the rear cover. Olympia Press price list laid in. Fine in wrappers, in a near fine dust jacket. [#034826] $750
click for a larger image of item #34825, The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems Cambridge, Richard Brukenfeld, 1955. A collection of three dozen poems written in Cambridge, 1954-1955, several of which had seen previous publication in small periodicals, such as The Cambridge Review. Mild edge sunning and age-toning to covers and light damp-staining to lower corner of pages; small owner name in pencil on front cover; very good in stapled wrappers. A scarce book, printed in an edition of 500 copies, of which half were reportedly lost. [#034825] $650