Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1985. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by editor Millicent Dillon. "How I wish that I were with you now. I saw Bill [William Burroughs] for a few minutes, he called by to see me or I told Bryan [Brion Gysin] to let him in- rather send him in. I don't quite remember." (from letter of September 28, 1966 to Paul Bowles, pg. 290). A......[Item #3981]
NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL: RABBIT HOLES & RECENT ARRIVALS
The January Sale-&-Feature -- titled "Rabbit Holes & Recent Arrivals" -- culls numerous choice cuts (all from the Weekly Uploads to the site we made in 2021). Choice cuts that, for one reason or the other, seem to "fly under the radar" in a way that many similar items don't.
As for the "Rabbit Holes," we mean works that spark potentially lifelong interest in their authors, or, if biographical, their subjects.
ALL ITEMS that are a part of the TMB "Rabbit Holes & Recent Arrivals" New Year's Special are on sale for 10-30% off for the Month of JANUARY ONLY!
Happy New Year, to All of Our Fellow Beat-&-Beyonders!
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New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. "On a blind date in Greenwich Village set up by Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac met Joyce Glassman in January of 1957, nine months before he became famous overnight with the publication of On the Road. She was an adventurous, independent-minded twenty-one-year-old who earned her keep as a secretary but who already had a publisher interested in her first novel. Kerouac was.....[Item #4204]
San Francisco, CA: Four Seasons Foundation, 1966. First Edition Thus. Stapled Wrappers. "The skill was not to snub the nose of the pickerel on the under edge of the ice as, with wet, numb hands, you brought him up- more often than not he was a perch- out of the water six inches or three feet down, as the winter went, from the frozen surface of the lake." (first paragraph.....[Item #3997]
New York, NY: Random House, Inc., 2005. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. "In the spring of 1884, Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write his memoirs. Little did Grant or Twain realize that this seemingly straightforward decision would profoundly alter not only both their lives but the course of American literature. In this bold and colorful narrative, veteran writer Mark Perry reconstructs the heady.....[Item #4406]
New York, NY: Nautilus Books/ American Book Company, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed & signed by Herta Wittgenstein. "Father had recovered sufficiently from his war injuries to return to teaching school. He taught fourth grade then, and he had a reputation of being terribly tough, beating some of his pupils severely. (Corporal punishment was common practice, but my father seemed to do it with more relish than others.) I was.....[Item #4830]