[DUCHAMP, Marcel]. Matisse, Paul. Folio. xvii + [221 pp]. Fine in full cloth and matching publisher's slipcase. Preface by Pontus Hulten. One of 1000 numbered copies. Full-color reproductions of Duchamp's notes, grouped into "Infrathin," 'The Large Glass," "Projects," and "Word Plays." Texts in French and English translation.
MORLEY, Hilda. 85 pp. Near fine in printed wrappers with light soiling and a lean to spine. Prefatory Note by Robert Creeley. One of 500 (of 550) copies. INSCRIBED by Morley, "For Carolyn Kizer / gratefully / (happily) / + with admiration / from / Hilda M. / April 1, 1982."
CARRUTH, with John Berger and W.S. Merwin. 4to. 44 pp. Fine in full cloth with printed label. No dust jacket, as issued. Wood engravings by Wesley Bates. One of 54 copies printed letterpress on Twinrocker Handmade paper. Collects "Marshall Washer" by Carruth, "The Value of Money: from PIG EARTH" by John Berger, and "Green Fields: from THE VIXEN" by Merwin.
BRODEY, Jim. 131 pp. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. Cover art by Greg Irons. One of 974 copies. Long statement on Brody's work by Clark Coolidge, printed inside both the front and rear covers. Uncommon, despite the limitation.
PATCHEN, Kenneth. 64 pp. Near fine in boards with gilt-stamped cloth spine. Patchen's original cover painting has some surface chipping, due to the pigments used, but otherwise is a strong example for this title. While the construction of the book conforms to the painted issue, it does not have the signed and numbered colophon sheet. See Morgan A18b.
TEIKA, Fujiwara. ix + 148 pp w/bibliography & index of first lines. Small stamp on bottom edge, foxing to page edges. In all, near fine in very good plus dust jacket with toning to spine and extrems. Translated from the original Japanese, with an introduction and notes by Robert H. Brower and Earl Miner.
O'DOHERTY, Brian. 250 pp w/index. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light wear to crown and extrems. Inked ownership signature of R.B. Kitaj on the first leaf, "Kitaj." Briefly INSCRIBED to him by O'Doherty, "For Ron / -Brian."
MAIRS, Nancy. 78 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Mairs' first book, winner of the 1984 Western States Book Award. Dated (20 September 84 / Tucson, Arizona) and INSCRIBED by Mairs to Carolyn [Kizer], "To Carolyn, who has helped to change / my life, with all love and gratitude / Nancy."
[WALL, Jeff]. 62 pp. Tiny bump to one lower corner, else fine in full black cloth with inset front cover image and full panel rear cover reproduction. No dust jacket, as issued. One fold-out plate. Essay, "At a certain distance (and from a certain angle)" by Russell Ferguson. Fully illustrated with color reproductions.
VOSTELL, Wolf and Dick Higgins. [194 pp]. Fine in fine dust jacket. In addition to the shake-up proposed by the editors, includes historical and contemporary takes by a wide-range of figures including Schwittters, Cage, Beuys, Weiner, Filliou, and Spoerri. Fully-illustrated.