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WITHDRAWN & QUARTERED, 15 LIBRARY DISCARDS . . .

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!

PAPERBACK ISLAND

"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."
—Herschel Silverman

Paperback Island Onscreen Sheaf (168 KB)

Table of Contents, Selected Chapter Beginnings . . .

Preface (45.5 KB)

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PAPERBACK ISLAND

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

PAPERBACK ISLAND available post-paid, the old-fashioned, non-monopolistic way (checks, m.o's., pieces of eight, et alia) from :

ARTS END BOOKS
POB 441
W. Dover VT 05356 USA


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Paperback Island
Sid
This Way to the Apocalypse
Tuli
Susanna
James T. Farrell Paperback Library
Bill Free Library
Mom, Dad, Me & Alfred Kinsey
Indexes
Publishers
Physical Allure of the Book
The Hotels of James T. Farrell*
Bookstores
Fred
Bookstores—II
Thomas Bewick, Greedy for Eels

APPENDIX

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