First edition. viii, 202pp. Small, faint erasure mark on front flyleaf, else a fine copy in a price-clipped, very good dust jacket with light rubbing, and a tape repair at the crown. Contains chapters devoted to Willa Cather, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Katherine Anne Porter, Jean Stafford, Carson McCullers, and Mary McCarthy.
(SENDAK, Maurice). Ruth Krauss
First edition. Illustrated in color by Maurice Sendak. 16mo. pp. Pictorial papercovered boards, black cloth spine. Light foxing on topedge and bottom edge, boards trifle foxed, near fine in a lightly foxed, very good or better dust jacket. A story about a little girl, and Milky Way, her horse. The first book illustrated in full color by Sendak, who spoke highly of Krauss saying: "Ruth broke rules and invented new ones, and her respect for the natural ferocity of children bloomed in to poetry that was utterly faithful to what was true in their lives". Sendak and Krauss collaborated on nine books together, and inspired many to imitate their rebellious child protagonists.
(SNYDER, Gary, Lew Welch, Kenneth Rexroth, Philp Whalen, Jess Collins)
First edition. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Moderate creasing on wraps, small sticker shadow on cover, very good. Contains "More Better" by Gary Snyder, and contributions by Kenneth Rexroth, Jack Spicer, Philip Whalen, M. McClure, Robert Duncan, Jess Collins , and more.
(GOGARTY, Oliver St. John)
First edition. 16mo. 104pp. Stapled printed wrappers. Covers have light soiling with oxidation of staples at spine edge, small nicks, else a very good copy. Rear cover prints a table of contents. the text provides detailed historical information about the various departments of the School of Physic, including names of all medical students by department, past and current, prizes won, current lecturers, noting requirements and fees, and other historical and current information including Oliver St. John Gogarty, who was a medical student at the University of Dublin, as was his father, Henry Alexander Gogarty. Oliver is listed on four separate pages: p.46, noting that he was awarded a Doctors in Medicine in 1907 and that his father Henry Alexander Gogarty was also awarded a Doctors in Medicine in 1878, p.60 noting Gogarty has a Bachelors in Obstetric Science, p.70 noting Gogarty has a Bachelors in Surgery and p.87 noting that Gogarty has a Bachelors in Medicine, and also listing his father, Henry Alexander Gogarty, with a Bachelors in Medicine in 1878. Uncommon. OCLC locates no holdings for the year 1910; ) Uncommon. *OCLC* locates no holdings for the year 1910.
Second edition. Introduction by E. McKnight Kauffer. Small quarto. 159pp. Heavily illustrated in color and black and white. Fine in a modestly toned, very good or better dust jacket with a few nicks and short tears. "Complimentary Copy" rubberstamp beneath second edition statement on copyright page. With French and Spanish translations. Rand was one of the first American artists to practice the Swiss Style of graphic design, and was known for his corporate logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and NeXT. He taught graphic design at Yale University, and was inducted into the New York Art Directors Club Hall of Fame in 1972. After collaborating with Steve Jobs on the NeXT computer corporate identity, Jobs referred to him as, "the greatest living graphic designer."