Oxford; Middletown: The Clarendon Press; Wesleyan University Press, 1972; 1993; 1997. First Edition. Three volume set; octavo; VG/VG (only Vol. II has DJ); Vol. I and III have navy spines with gold text, Vol. II has tan and pink spine with black and white text; jacket of Vol. II has slight rubbing, small stains on spine, tape at spine tail; boards are strong, Vols. I and III have some rubbing, scuffing, edgewear, Vol. I has ex library number on spine; textblocks have slight edgewear, Vol. I has ex library labels on front pastedown, peeling on front endpaper, all volumes have name stamped on front endpapers, Vols. I and II have minor pencil markings throughout, otherwise clean; Vols. I and II First U.K. Editions, Vol. III First U.S. Edition.
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John Kidis, 1950. Limited to 1,000 copies. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Peach spine; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, creasing at corners, marks along rear of cover; Binding intact, deep ivory toned pages with large black font, photo reprint of Emil Schnellock on back of title page; Spotting on toned text block exterior; text block clean;.
New York: James Laughlin/New Directions Book, 1945. Octavo; pp 100; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with blue text; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block have some age toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior; signed by co-author, Hilaire Hiler to ffep; arts-Criticism.
New York: James Laughlin, 1945. 8vo; VG-/VG- dust jacket has clear, protective mylar covering; brown spine with blue text; Dust jacket is rubbed at both ends of the spine; minor stain on the front dust jacket; boards edge- worn; paste down in front and at the rear and front and back free end - papers as well as text block aged-toned; 100p.
New York: New Directions, 1945. First Edition, First Printing, First State Dust Jacket. Octavo, 292 pages; VG-/G; spine gray with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with mylar covering, price uncut '$3.50'; dust jacket has chipping to head and tail of spine, wear to edges; age-toning to pages; first state dust jacket, without authors photo on rear cover; shelved case 2.
New York: New Directions, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 404 pages; G/G; spine black and white pictorial with black lettering; dust jacket with some open tears and wear to extremities, price clipped, foxing on interior of dj, protected in brodart cover; bound in orange cloth with some shelfwear and bumping; shelve case 2.
Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1936. First Edition, 1/1000. Octavo, 267 pages; VG-; in original pale orange wrappers printed in red; housed in a custom gray cloth-covered clamshell case; parts of lower edge of text block roughly cut; scratched to text block; creasing and cracking to spine; with original price of 50 Francs on rear cover; shelved case 2.
Norfolk, Conn. New Directions, 1939. First edition. Octavo; pp 363; G/Fair; grayish tan spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to spine, toning to edges, heavy chipping to spine edge, mylar wraps; cloth has soiling to exterior, sunned spine, some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, small tear to corners of pp 75-77; interior clean;.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1939. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Dark grey spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, shredding along spine head and base edges, rubbing and fading along surfaces and edges,, dust jacket now protected in mylar cover; Age wear to boards, blemishes along spine base, sides and bumping to corners, binding slightly cocked but in-tact, age toning along paste-downs and free end pages, minor blemishes along head edges of pages; Toning to text block exerior and edges, text block clean; 363 pp.
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991. First Thus/Uncorrected Proof. Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with black text: Covers are in clear DJ that shows some shelfwear, clean: Covers are clean, general shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Uncorrected proof: 202 pp.
Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 126 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '$8.95', has minor wear on the top and bottom edges; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine; pages clear; signed by the author on the limitation page; shelved Lit Bio.
Ann Arbor, Michigan: Roger Jackson, Publisher, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. light brown paper wraps, stapled binding, lightly read and very slim in size. b/w frontispiece faces title page. very clean copy, skimmed and neatly cornered. 17 pp. in length with some unpaginated rear sheets. Shelved in Netdesk office, ephemera box D.
Paris: Booster Publications, 1938. First Edition, 1/495 copies. Octavo, 64 pages; G; bound in publisher's black paper wraps, dull gilt lettering to front cover; some blue/green material attached to wraps on spine, edges of covers, inside of front covers; age-toning to pages; without any presentation inscriptions and the usual handwritten copyright statement; shelved case 2.
New York: Oscar Baradinsky at the Alicat Book Shop, 1945. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 750 copies; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is blue with black print, peripheral tanning/fading, slight stain to rear; Text block has foxing to initial and final pages, inscribed card taped inside front cover; 24 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Paris: The Olympia Press, 1953. Limited Edition, #1106/2000. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in light brown paper wraps, black lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners and spines; limited edition, #1106/2000, with matching numbers on both limitation pages; first edition in English, preceded by the French text; shelved case 2.
Paris: The Olympia Press, 1953. Limited Edition, #648/2000. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in light brown paper wraps, black lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners and spines; volume 1 limited edition, #648/2000, volume 2 is out of series; first edition in English, preceded by the French text; INSCRIBED to William 'Bill' Targ by Henry Miller on the title page of volume 1; shelved case 2.
Paris: The Olympia Press, 1949. Limited Edition, #813/3000. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in green cloth, green labels with dull gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear; matching limited editions, #813/3000; first edition in English, preceded by the French text; INSCRIBED to William 'Bill' Targ by Henry Miller on the title page of volume 1; name of previous owner on ffep of both volumes; shelved case 2.
New York: Medvsa/Medusa, 1940. First American Edition. Octavo, 322 pages; VG-; bound in pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; spine slightly cocked; interior slightly age-toned; some age-toning to boards; The first American edition, privately printed in this pirated edition of 1000 copies by Jacob Brussel under the fictitious imprint of 'New York / Medusa.' Printed in Mexico, it precedes the authorized (Grove Press, 1961) American edition by more than two decades.
Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1939 . Post-War Printing. Octavo, 317 pages; VG-; bound in original blue paper wraps, black lettering to spine; mild wear to wraps, including some cracking to spine; with brittle war-paper; "175 00" for 175 Francs printed in black ink on rear endpaper; shelved case 2.
New York: Medvsa/Medusa, 1940. First Paperback Edition, Variant Binding. Octavo, 322 pages; VG-; bound in purple paper wraps, plain spine faded to beige; uneven sun-faded to covers; wrinkling to spine; The first American edition, privately printed in this pirated edition of 1000 copies by Jacob Brussel under the fictitious imprint of 'New York / Medusa.' An overrun of 200 to 500 unbound sheets were printed for later distribution, accounting for the nine variants which followed this first issue. The First Paperback Edition, also the Seventh Medusa Varient. [Shifreen & Jackson A9Q]; Printed in Mexico, it precedes the authorized (Grove Press, 1961) American edition by more than two decades.; shelved case 2.
Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1948/1954. Early Printings. Octavos, 2 volumes; Fair; bound in original green and orange paper wraps, white lettering to spine; moderate shelfwear and rubbing, including cracking and cocking to spine, folds to covers, chipping; Wraps to Tropic of Cancer coming loose; From colophon: Tropic of Cancer 20 Juin 1948, Tropic of Capricorn 30 Novembre 195; post-war editions, with brittle war-paper; The back covers of both state: "Must not be imported into England or U. S. A."; JC consignment; shelved case 2.
London: Editions Poetry, 1947. First UK Edition. 12mo; pp 255; G-/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows darkening due to age; light pencil to ffep; small crack to front gutter; cracking to pp 144-145.
New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1976. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned to light yellow DJ spine with tiny black publisher with bold dark blue title/author beneath. adjacent jacket panels a dark yellow both. moderate edgewear, stressed spine ends, edges and corner points. inner flaps a touch toned. dark yellow clothbound HB with stamped metallic blue characters. prior owner name on right fep. generally handled and read. binding solid. interior textblock has no writing and edges no marks. 576 pp. ISBN# 0394409469.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; beige spine, brown lettering; dust jacket had general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on head and tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, closed tear on spine edge, pen mark on front; boards strong, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper, stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, light soiling on exterior head and tail edges; xv, 474pp.
Paris: Editions du Chene. early French reprint. 12mo in red hardcovers with gold letters; VG; minimal soiling mostly on spine; tiny bump on upper right; paper slightly faded; tight print; last page in paler print; pp. 305; shelved in hardcovers fiction.
Paris: The Olympia Press, 1958. Second Edition. 10mo., 171 pages; VG-/VG; in yellow, black, and gray wraps, no lettering to spine; front gutter loosening; interior clean; with photographs from Brassaï; shelved case 2.
Michigan: Roger Jackson, 1995. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has pen mark on fore edge, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 180.
Bern Porter, 1946. Second Edition, 1/1500 copies. Tall Octavo, 46 pages; G-; in publisher's cream wraps, plain spine, lettered and decorated in black on front cover, moderate rubbing and shelfwear, including cracking and folding to upper edge of front cover; SIGNED by Miller on the rear wrap; reddish stain to rear wrap, partially over 'Henry'; previous owners name on ffep; Limited edition of 1500 copies; The First US edition, preceded by both the 1938 Paris edition and the 1943 British edition; shelved case 2.