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A good new shop "specializing in art and literary fiction, both classic and contemporary." PAPERBACK ISLAND available here. Ditto Aaron Cometbus's BESTIARY OF BOOKSELLERS, plus rescued back issues of THE SMITH and more.
New in 2018 . . . WITHDRAWN & QUARTERED, 15 LIBRARY DISCARDS . . .
May 2018 musings
Imagine the Ayler brothers as bibliographers and — voila! — you've got it.
Published in a Limited Edition of 53 copies (26 in hard covers).
Stay tuned for periodic book updates and annotations here.
New . . . ONETIME MEETINGS . . .
Non-fiction / Memoir. Six life-changing onetime meetings.
74 pages, illus. with full-color photos. Pb and hardcover ed., $15 / $25, postpaid.
Printed in a numbered, Limited Edition of 125 copies, 26 of which are in hard covers.
NEW in 2016!
"Lovely and vibrant . . ."
— BIBLIOKLEPT April 2013
"An eccentric and one-of-a-kind volume . . . "
—NOTRE DAME REVIEW
"...one-of-a-kind endeavor, the ultimate labor of bibliomaniacal affection, the quintessential offbeat book about offbeat books . . ."
—Bill Ruehlmann, NORFOLK VIRGINIAN-PILOT
"This book is a classic!!!!! Necessary for students as well as those interested in book history fast going into a tunnel of neglect."
Table of Contents, Selected Chapter Beginnings . . .
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Ltd. First Edition Pressing of 150 copies.
—192 pp., copiously illustrated with b&w and color photos
—8 x 5.5"
—$20, paper ISBN-13 978-0-933292-31-4
—$35, hard ISBN-13 978-0-933292-32-1
—book design by the author
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ARTS END BOOKS
W. Dover VT 05356 USA
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
This Way to the Apocalypse
James T. Farrell Paperback Library
Bill Free Library
Mom, Dad, Me & Alfred Kinsey
Physical Allure of the Book
The Hotels of James T. Farrell*
Thomas Bewick, Greedy for Eels
Some Reading That Liam O'Dell & I Did
Additional Notes on Sid Bernard
James T. Farrell Paperback Library Catalog
James T. Farrell Underground
*Contains the incomparable James T. Farrell Suite
of Photographs by Gert Berliner