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Chapbooks Books & Ephemera

The Comical Transactions of Lothian Tom. To Which is Added Master and Man

The Comical Transactions of Lothian Tom. To Which is Added Master and Man

by Chapbook

Dalkeith: Printed for the Bookseller. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Stained. [1840]. First Edition. Paper cover. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 24pp. Wood-cut vignette to title. .
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SGD 41.07
Encounters with the White Train

Encounters with the White Train

by Robinson, Andy and Jack McLarty (Linocuts)

Portland, OR: Press 22, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. Trade Sized Paperback. First Printing. Limited to 500 copies. Staple bound. With illustrated cover and black/white interior illustrations. Very nicely designed and printed. VERY FINE. All corners pointed and binding tight, without stress creases and square. With slight wear from handling. No tears, creases, bumps or chips. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 20.69
Pangene Quarterly: Summer 1975

Pangene Quarterly: Summer 1975

by Randell Gray

Portland, OR: Randell Gray, 1975. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Literary/Art Magazine. Hand published and beautifully bound with yarn! 7 x 7 1/2 inches. 12 pages. With striking photos. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creases and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean, glossy and bright. All comics carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 27.59
I NEVER DANCED WITH MARY BETH

I NEVER DANCED WITH MARY BETH

by Bennett, Bruce

Bath, NY: FootHills Publishing, 1991. 1st edition, original illustrated stiff paperwraps (as issued.) This chapbook is specially signed by Bennett on the title page in blue ink. The text of the chapbook consists of twenty-nine poems. Fine condition.
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SGD 34.49
One Way Way Out

One Way Way Out

by Phillips, Ian

Toronto : Pas de Chance, 1991. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Artist's Book. With color ticket collage covers (actual ticket attached) and black/white interior art. About 5 x 4 1/4 inches. 40 pages. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creasing and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean, glossy and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 137.96
Love Letters to Madmen: The Return of the Liposuction Corpse

Love Letters to Madmen: The Return of the Liposuction Corpse

by Joy, Elissa and Ian Phillips (designer)

Toronto, Canada: Pas de Chance Press, 1993. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. Small Paperback. 7 x 4 1/4 inches. Collection of excellent vignettes regarding "love". With many pasted in and rubber stamped additions. Printed in different colors with differing papers. A tour de force of artistic zany design. First Printing. FINE. All corners pointed. Binding firm and square. With slight wear from handling. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean and... Read more about this item
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SGD 172.45
Praise of Crazy

Praise of Crazy

by Ball, David

Providence, RI: Deduction of the Innocents Pamphlets, 1975. Paperback. Very Good/None. Diana's Bimonthly Scarce stapled pamphlet poetry chapbook, small 8vo., limited edition number 119 of 120. Light edgewear and lightly rubbed at spine heel. Back cover coffee stained. Ball is a graduate of the Sorbonne and retired Smith College Professor Emeritus of French and Comparative Literature. Cover illustration by Keith Waldrop. Keith Waldrop
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SGD 158.65
No Eye Looked Out From Any Crevice

No Eye Looked Out From Any Crevice

by Bowles, Paul

San Francisco, CA: Cadmus, 1997. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Small Chapbook. First edition. SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES. LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES SIGNED AND NUMBERED.This copy #82 Beautifully designed and produced. Black wrappers with title label affixed to front. Hand bound with red thread. One of Bowles first prose poems, written at age 17, printed here for the first time. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creasing and square. No tears, chips, creases or... Read more about this item
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SGD 172.45
Fishes Grand Gala (a companion to the peacock at home)

Fishes Grand Gala (a companion to the peacock at home)

by (Cockle, Mrs. Mary)

(London : Printed for C. Chapple, B. Tabart, J. Harris, Darton and Harvey)?, 1111. c.1808. . Soft. Fair+. 32mo. 4 2/3. 1 plate featuring 3 figures.. Fair+. Missing first leaf. Part I only. All as pictured. 16pp.
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SGD 102.68
Hermit of Warkworth, The

Hermit of Warkworth, The

by (Percy, Thomas)

Newcastle : W. Fordyce, 1111. c.1840. . Soft. Fair+. 16mo. 6 2/3. Woodcut vignette to page 22 (after Bewick, I believe).. Fair+. Missing title page. All as pictured. 24pp.
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SGD 30.80
PHRASES AFTER NOON

PHRASES AFTER NOON

by Hass, Robert, Eric Trethewey, and others

Frankfort: Frankfort Arts Foundation, 1985. 1st edition, limited (1/310) numbered, original printed stiff sewn paperwraps (as issued). Specially signed by Hass, the former US poet laureate, on the title page. The first section of this handsome book publishes eight poems by Hass. The second section presents poems by Eric Trethewey and eight other poets. Designed and printed by Gray Zeitz at the Larkspur Press in Monterey, Kentucky. Japanese style binding. Fine condition.
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SGD 172.45
THE ICE STORM

THE ICE STORM

by Kearney, Meg

Grinnell: Green Linden Press, 2020. 1st edition, 1st printing, original illustrated paperwraps (as issued). This "masterful crown of sonnets" is published in the Green Linden Chapbook Series, designed by Christopher Nelson, with cover photo art by Maria Zavate. Each of the fifteen sonnets has an individual strength to stand alone, yet together they build to a "formal accomplishment" that is a hallmark of Kearney's poetry. Strong rear cover reviews by Bruce Bennett, Molly Peacock, and Daniel Tobin. This... Read more about this item
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SGD 20.69
THE FUNERAL

THE FUNERAL

by Dubie, Norman

Calais, VT: Z Press, 1998. 1st edition, limited (1/26) lettered and signed, hand-tied original paperwraps, with dust jacket (as issued). Illustrated with a tipped in piece by Vivien Russe. A lovely chapbook publication, designed by Kenward Elmslie and C.W. Swets. Appears 'as new' in bright and fine condition.
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SGD 131.06
Through Deserts of Snow (Yes! Capra Chapbook Series #30)

Through Deserts of Snow (Yes! Capra Chapbook Series #30)

by Fixel, Lawrence

Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1975. 1st Edition . Soft cover. As New. Small Sized Paperback. First Edition. Number 30 in The Capra Chapbook Series. 39 pages. Cover illustration by Stephanie Sanchez. Beautifully designed and produced. AS NEW. All corners sharp and binding tight and square. No tears, creases, chips or bangs. Not marked in any way and very clean and bright. An excellent copy. All books carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 27.59
An Elegy in Memory of that Valiant Champion, Sir R. Grierson, Late Laird of Lag, ..

An Elegy in Memory of that Valiant Champion, Sir R. Grierson, Late Laird of Lag, ..

by Chapbook

Glasgow: Glasgow Booksellers. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. [1855]. First Edition. Paper cover. 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). 24pp. .
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SGD 30.12
D M K  (A Week in the Life of the Marines, America's Most Elite Fighting Team

D M K (A Week in the Life of the Marines, America's Most Elite Fighting Team

by Kolokithas, Dawn (Dawn-Michelle Baude)

Oakland, CA: Transitional Face, 1988. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Fine. Small Chapbook. First Printing. 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.Paperbound with clear plastic cover with title "D M K". With camouflage cloth behind plastic. Hand sewn binding. FINE. Corners pointed with crease to bottom front right corner. Binding tight, without stress creasing and square. Without tears, other creases, bumps or chips. Some rubbing to plastic cover. Not marked in any way and very bright, glossy and clean. All items... Read more about this item
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SGD 62.08
The Comical History of the King & the Cobler

The Comical History of the King & the Cobler

by Chapbook

Falkirk: Printed for the Bookseller. Worn condition. Stained. [1840]. First Edition. Paper cover. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 24pp. Wood-cut vignette to title. .
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SGD 26.70
More Later, 4 Poems by MARPA (Real Free Press Poetry Series #2)

More Later, 4 Poems by MARPA (Real Free Press Poetry Series #2)

by Marpa (Martin Beumer)

Amsterdam: Real Free Press, 1979. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Chapbook. "Limited edition of 60 copies, numbered and signed by the author." Copy # 12. Printed on heavy fine cream stock, folded but not bound. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creasing and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 48.29
The Long Pack

The Long Pack

by Chapbook

[Glasgow]: [Printed for the Bookseller.]. Worn condition. Cover and final page missing. [1840]. First Edition. Paperback. 160mm x 110mm (6" x 4"). 20pp. .
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SGD 16.43
New Year's Greeting From Black Sparrow Press 1998 (To Lean Back Into It)

New Year's Greeting From Black Sparrow Press 1998 (To Lean Back Into It)

by Bukowski, Charles

Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1998. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Small Paperbound Chapbook. First Printing. Staple bound. With wonderful color illustrated cover. 12 pages. Five poems by Bukowski. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creases and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All books carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 34.49
The Hunting of Chevy-Chase

The Hunting of Chevy-Chase

by Chapbook

Glasgow: Printed for the Bookseller. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Stained. [1840]. First Edition. Paper cover. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 8pp. Wood-cut vignette to title. .
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SGD 41.07
A New Year's Greeting Black Sparrow Press 1985: Alone in a Time of Armies

A New Year's Greeting Black Sparrow Press 1985: Alone in a Time of Armies

by Bukowski, Charles

Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1985. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Small Staplebound Chapbook. First Printing. Annual new years commemoration poem by Charles Bukowski. 8 pages beautifully designed and realized. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creasing and square. No tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean bright. All books carefully packaged and sent boxed.
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SGD 27.59
A Select Handlist of References to Chapbook Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

A Select Handlist of References to Chapbook Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

by Neuburg, Victor E

Edinburgh: J A Birkbeck. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Previous owner inscription to cover verso. 1952. Limited Edition [150]. Brown card cover. 150mm x 80mm (6" x 3"). [28pp]. .
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SGD 26.70
River-Root: A Syzygy for the Bicentennial of These States

River-Root: A Syzygy for the Bicentennial of These States

by William Everson and Patrick Kennedy (illustrator)

Berkeley, CA: Oyez Press, 1976. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. New. Paperback. First Printing. Signed in ink (without dedication) on blank page prior to the title page. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding square, without stress creases and tight. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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SGD 68.98
The Mississippi Mud Vol. 2 Number 6

The Mississippi Mud Vol. 2 Number 6

by Weinstein, Joel (editor)

Portland, OR: Joel Weinstein, 1975. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Literary Magazine. First Printing. 8 1/2 x 7 inches. nicely published with interior printing by mimeograph?. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Binding tight, without stress creases and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean, glossy and bright. All comics carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
Item Price
SGD 27.59