Santa Barbara: Capra Press, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in moderately spine-faded dust jacket with a short tear to top of front panel.
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[SF]: Privately published by the Diggers, . First edition. Richard Brautigan phoned Moscoso on behalf of the Diggers and asked him to contribute a flyer for the Invisible Circus. "Any job for the Diggers was a donation, and Moscoso, currently working in color, scaled back his palette. He selected a....
[SF: Communication Company, 1967]. Scheduled to take place at the Glide Memorial Church the Invisible Circus was billed as "a 72-hour environmental community Happening" presented by the Diggers who wanted it to be the best party the Haight had seen. The Communication Company's gestetner machines were lugged to the church...
n.p.: Privately published, 1967. 4to. The event was scheduled to take place at Cal State's Winnett Lounge as part of Brautigan's stay as Poet in Residence, 1967. Printed in black on orange stock. Very fine.
n.p.: Don Allen for the S. F. Arts Festival, 1964. Folio-sized folder containing 10 illustrated poetry broadsides created for the San Francisco Arts Festival. Limited to 300 copies signed by both poet and illustrator (except for David Meltzer who refused to sign his, and artist Phyllis Bailey). Includes the broadside...
[SF]: Privately published, 1967. Richard Brautigan, Gary Snyder, Lenore Kandel, and Lew Welch are among those scheduled to read in San Francisco during the "Summer of Love" in support of the Diggers who were instrumental in feeding and informing the influx of hippies to the Haight-Ashbury. Text and design printed...
NY: Simon and Schuster, . Softbound. First edition. Virtually as new.
[SF]: Communication Company, . 4to. Broadside poem. First edition. Short-lived hippie publication that was given away free on the streets of the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love." Brautigan was active in the Haight hippie community and formed an alliance with the Communication Company who published this and other works...
Chicago: Doolittle, 1973. These pages correspond with the period Brautigan was writing "Willard and His Bowling Trophies." Brautigan's first notation is on June 21st and the last is on September 26th. We strongly suspect that these pages represent the entire period during which Brautigan wrote the book because for the...
n.p.: James Musser & Burton Weiss, 1996. Originally produced to accompany the lettered and 6-copy deluxe edition of I Watched the World Glide Effortlessly Bye and Other Pieces, this is one of only two copies from a small publisher's overrun. As new.
NY: Grove, . Hardbound in dust jacket illustrated by Larry Rivers. First edition of the author's first novel. Fine in dust jacket with a couple of small, light stains to spine. A nice bright copy.
[London]: Picador, . First British paperback edition. Very fine.
Ventura, CA: X-Ray Book Co., 2001. Small broadside poem. First edition. A previously unpublished work by Brautigan from the 1950's. Included in X-Ray No. 8 and also issued separately. As new (4" x 4").
Pasadena, CA: X-Ray Book Co., 2005. Pamphlet (a mini-chapbook measuring 4.25" x 2.75"). First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies (there are also 26 lettered hardbound copies). The first appearance of these previously unpublished poems written by Brautigan in the mid 1950's. Another charming production from Brewton's X-Ray Book Co. As new.
Pasadena, CA: X-Ray Book Co., 2005. Hardbound in cloth-covered boards (measuring approx. 4.5" x 3"). First edition. One of 26 lettered copies (the entire cloth edition). The first appearance of these previously unpublished poems written by Brautigan in the mid 1950's. Another charming production from Brewton's X-Ray Book Co. As new.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First British edition. Very fine in price-clipped jacket. One of the scarcer British editions, especially with the jacket unfaded.
Berkeley & Forest Knolls, CA: Burton Weiss & James Musser, 1999. Hardbound in marbled paper-covered boards and cloth spine. Correct first edition. Introduction by Brautigan's close friend, Keith Abbott. One of 65 press-numbered copies signed by Keith Abbott (of a total edition of 75). As new. At the published price:.
[Berkeley]: Serendipity Books, 1971. Oblong 4to. Broadside. First edition. Issued as a keepsake for the International Antiquarian Book Fair, 1971. As new.
SF: Privately published, 1960. An exceptionally early piece of Brautigan ephemera. This 1960 reading (where Brautigan received second billing) is the second earliest reading by him that we've ever seen an announcement for. Printed in black on white stock. A fine copy of a scarce, very early handbill.
Cambridge, MA: Quincy Poetry Forum, 1969. Printed in black utilizing various-sized fonts on white card stock. Fine. It's likely that not many of these were produced for this small venue.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First British edition. Fine in about fine dust jacket with a small chip and tear to the back panel, but none of the usual fading to the spine. One of the scarcer British editions.
n.p.: Burton Weiss & James P. Musser, 1996. Quarter-bound in cloth and paper-covered boards. First edition of this collection of previously unpublished stories and poems. Introduction by Burton Weiss. One of 26 press lettered copies (of a total edition of 100) with a bumper sticker laid in printing "Phantom Kiss,"...
n.p.: Burton Weiss & James P. Musser, 1996. Quarter-bound in cloth and paper-covered boards. First edition of this collection of previously unpublished stories and poems. Introduction by Burton Weiss. One of 68 press numbered copies (of a total edition of 100). Handsomely printed on Rives paper by Marie Dern at...
Hollywood: Harvest Records, 1969. LP record. Brautigan's first (and only) record. He reads his work to a background of environmental sounds. Fine record in like jacket with hole punched to corner, and "SP" in red ink on back cover.
n.p.:n.p., . Contains a parody of Brautigan by Walker Percy. Fine.