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BRAUTIGAN, Richard. The Octopus Frontier.
San Francisco : 1960First edition, first printing, of Brautigan's second collection of poetry, comprising 22 poems and featuring his first photographic cover, the image taken by North Beach photographer Gui de Angulo - "it is striking and just misses being sinister" (McClure, p. 172).
Brautigan collector Craig V. Showalter notes that The Octopus Frontier, along... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 145608
BRAUTIGAN, Richard. Please Plant This Book.
San Francisco / Santa Barbara : 1968First edition, sole impression, a scarce complete set of these eight poems by Richard Brautigan printed on the back of coloured seed packets.
Copies were issued for free with the injunction that they be planted: "The time is right to mix sentences, sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and the rain with verbs, and for worms to pass... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 145604
BRAUTIGAN, Richard. A Confederate General from Big Sur.
New York : 1964 First edition, first printing, of Brautigan's first published novel, signed by him on the title page and dated 17 June 1971. This characteristically surreal Brautigan excursion was actually quite closely based on the facts of a Beat pilgrimage to Big Sur in 1957-8 in the company of San Francisco character Price Dunn. Lee Mellon, the unforgettable central... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 144531
CAPUTO, Philip. Horn of Africa. [Advance proof copy.]
London : 1981Advance proof copy of the first UK edition, inscribed by the author "For Benjamin Bruce, 'Dink', friend from the old days, and friend forever, Philip Caputo, Livingston, MT. August, 2013". Benjamin "Dink" Bruce was a cult figure in Key West, the writers' haven in Florida where Caputo moved "to write and fish" (McCarthy, A Book Lover's Guide to Florida,... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 107941