CHASE-RIBOUD: B: Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud)

Selz, Peter; Heckmanns, F. W. Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud). Berkeley Art Museum, 1972. Unmarked. 2 tiny white nicks on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26179) $25.00

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Exhibition catalog for 1972 exhibition, with exhibition checklist. B/W plates.

Essay by Genevieve Monnier on her (then) recent drawings.

Dialogue between Francoise Nora-Cachin and Barbara Chase-Riboud. 30p.

Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. 1939), is an internationally acclaimed visual artist, bestselling novelist and award-winning poet. Established as a sculptor, Chase-Riboud attained international recognition with the publication of her first novel, Sally Hemings.

FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages

REID, FW: The Performing Word, Selected Poems of Frederick W. Reid

Reid, Frederick W. The Performing Word, Selected Poems. Arion Press, 2003. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25883) $16.00

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This book celebrates the work of the poet Frederick W. Reid in his ninetieth year. The edition is limited to 500 copies. A photograph of the poet is the frontispiece.

The binding is sewn, in soft cover, with gray wrappers. 108 pages. Edited by Glenn Todd; foreword by Andrew Hoyem.

Reid (1914-2007) became a printer and to use his skills to print his own books of poetry. He was active in the Bay Area literary scene, associating with such figures as William Everson and Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

ICA: The Legacy of French Theory (Ideas From France)

Appignanesi, Lisa (editor). The Legacy of French Theory (Ideas From France). London: Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 1985. ISBN: 0905263502. Unmarked. Some rubbing on the cover. 48p. Measures 8×11.25 inches. Very Good. Paperback. (#25849) $28.00

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Includes three sections:

Pleasures and Pitfalls of theory, with contributions from Christian Descamps, Malcolm Bradbury, Jacques Roubaud, Terry Eagleton and Cora Kaplan;

The Archeology of Michel Foucault, with contributions from Alan Sheridan, Jeffrey Weeks, John Forrester, and Peter Dews;

The Rise and Fall of Structural Marxism, with contributions from Gareth Stedman Jones, Ted Benton, Michele Barrett, and Bob Jessop; and The Uses of History, with contributions from Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and Peter Burke.

DAVIES, R: What’s Bred in the Bone (Cornish Trilogy)

Davies, Robertson. What’s Bred in the Bone (Cornish Trilogy). Elisabeth Sifton Books, Viking, 1986. ISBN: 0670809160. Unmarked text. Creases and tears on unclipped dust jacket. 436pp. Very Good in fair dust jacket. Paperback. (#25827) $12.00

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Second novel in the Cornish Trilogy. A portrait of an art expert and collector of international renown woven into a spellbinding tale of artistic triumph and heroic deceit.

DODGSON, CL: The Rectory Magazine

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge (Lewis Carroll). The Rectory Magazine. Sydney, Australia: Juvenilia Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780733426810. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25773) $20.00

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Edited by Valerie Sanders and Elizabeth O’Reilly. Illustrations by the author. 136pp.

The Rectory Magazine is one of several family publications that Lewis Carroll edited, wrote for, and illustrated (with some contributions from his brothers and sisters) during his teens, while living at the Croft Rectory. An amalgam of prose, verse, satiric “Reviews,” “Answers to Correspondents,” and illustrations. The Rectory Magazine reveals an intelligence, wit, and careful eye for the absurd in contemporary literature and magazines.