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brian cassidy bookseller: oct. 2019
new arrivals: william s. burroughs
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One of approximately 100 copies of this promotional pamphlet issued in anticipation of the first US edition of NAKED LUNCH. Contains short essays by Terry Southern and E.S. Seldon, along with excerpts from the novel.
$250.00
2.
Burroughs' closet screenplay based on the gangster Dutch Schultz's final dying stream of consciousness, transcribed and preserved by a police stenographer after his shooting in a Newark bar.
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Signed second edition of this pamphlet published by Mary Beach. Includes Burroughs' "A boy as quoted in The Desparate Years," Pelieu's "Objective Galactic Time Demolition Plan 23," and Weissener's "So Who Owns Death TV?"  
$125.00
4.
Burroughs' first book, half of an Ace double printed tete-beche with with Maurice Helbrant's NARCOTIC AGENT.
5.
Special Burroughs issue of Allen De Loach's lit mag, with contributions from Eric Mottram, Claude Pelieu, Carl Solomon, Carl Weissner, Barry Miles, and others.
6.
Illustrated & signed by S. Clay Wilson.
$75.00
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Signed first edition of Eric Shoaf's Burroughs checklist, issued with: a woodcutting of Burroughs by artist Billy Childish, a postcard of Burroughs from a photo by Allen Ginsberg, and assorted pages from the original Grove Press printing of Naked Lunch. Scarce.
8.
Bilingual English/German edition of Burroughs' two-part essay collection.
9.
Maynard & Miles' indispensable bibliography, one of 50 copies SIGNED by Burroughs to colophon. 
10.
Burroughs' short essays and letters on the Church of Scientology, from which he was expelled circa 1970 and declared to be in a condition of Treason.
11.
CONCRETE AND BUCKSHOT / WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS PAINTINGS: 1987-1996. Exhibition catalog with texts by Timothy Leary and Benjamin Weissman.
12.
Color plates of Burroughs' paintings on mylar and shotgun woodblock prints, with his texts on the various Sins. Watch out for the "cold, metallic avarice of a computer." With a catalogue of plates and black and white photograph of Burroughs by Robert Mapplethorpe.
13.
Important publication by Gysin and Burroughs, printing selections from their visual and verbal collaborations produced using the cut-up method.
14.
Second printing of the original edition of Burroughs' Beat masterpiece.
15.
Collection of Burroughs' short pieces from the 1960s, with Paul Bowles' "Burroughs in Tangier."
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Signed by Burroughs and including his three-column story, "Who Is the / walks beside you / written 3rd."
17.
"Let me die in some louche bistro, a knife in my liver..." First trade edition.
18.
Illustrated with 4 pages of calligraphy by Brion Gysin. First Auerhahn Press production and the true first edition of Burroughs' fourth book.
19.
Handsomely produced variant extract from NAKED LUNCH, published for the novel's 20th anniversary.
20.
Prepared for the occasion of Burroughs' 80th birthday, with "the ghosts of Brion Gysin and Hassan I Sabbah" along with numerous other contributors still among the living.
21.
Includes "The Creative Universe," adapted from an interview with Francisco Clemente (co-founder, with Raymond Foye, of Hanuman Books) and "The War Universe," in which Burroughs discusses his love of guns with illustrative quotations from The Black Rider.
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