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Series 1. Capra Chapbook Series Hardback Edition

Scope and Content

Hardback limited, all signed, numbered, complete collection of all 41 chapbooks.
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1. Miller, Henry. On Turning Eighty. 1972. Not present.

 

2. Houston, James. An Occurrence at Norman's Burger Castle. 1972. "Printer's Copy," (of 100), SIGNED.

 

3. Nin, Anais. Paris Revisited. 1972. #134 of 250. SIGNED. Lying in is the publisher's promotional sheet.

 

4. Kicknosway, Faye. O, You Can Walk on the Sky? Good. 1972. #30 of 50, SIGNED.

 

5. Durrell, Lawrence. The Plant-Magic Man. 1973. #143 of 200, SIGNED.

 

5. Durrell, Lawrence. The Plant-Magic Man. 1973. #143 of 200, SIGNED.

 

6. Meltzer, David. Bark, a Polemic. 1973. "Printer's Copy," (of 75), SIGNED with a hand drawn picture by the author.

 

7. de Mille, Richard. Two Qualms & A Quirk. 1973. #71 of 100, SIGNED.

 

8. Reyes, Carlos. The Prisoner. 1973. #48 of 100, SIGNED.

 

9. Codrescu, Andrei. A Serious Morning. 1973. #92 of 100, SIGNED.

 

10. di Prima, Diana. Loba, Part 1. 1973. #18 of 100, SIGNED. Lying in is a bookmark with a di Prima poem from Alternative Press.

 

11. Macdonald, Ross. On Crime Writing. 1973. Not present

 

12. Gifford, Barry. Kerouac's Town. 1973. #94 of 125, SIGNED.

 

13. Bradbury, Ray. Zen & The Art of Writing. 1973. Not present.

 

14. Sukenick, Lynn. Houdini. 1973. #98 of 100, SIGNED.

 

15. Hirschman, Jack. Cantillations. 1974. #1 of 75, SIGNED.

 

16. Richardson, William. The Wound. 1974. #65 of 75, SIGNED.

 

17. Beagle, Peter. Lila the Werewolf. 1974. "Presentation copy" (of 75), SIGNED, with a drawing in the letter "P." Near fine, with some foxing on cover.

 

18. Perera, Victor. The Loch Ness Monster Watchers. 1974. "Presentation copy" (of 75), SIGNED.

 

19. Barbeau, Clayton. Dante and Gentucca. 1974. "Presentation copy" (of 100), SIGNED.

 

20. Wilson, Colin. Tree by Tolkien. 1974. #5 of 200, SIGNED.

 

21. Carver, Raymond. Put Yourself in My Shoes. 1974. "Presentation copy" (of 75), SIGNED.

 

22. Brock, Edwin. I Never Saw it Lit. 1974. "Presentation Copy 30" (of 75), SIGNED.

 

23. Houston, James. Three Songs for my Father. 1974. #19 of 75, SIGNED.

 

24. Nolan, William. Hemingway: Last Days of the Lion. 1974. "Presentation Copy" (of 75), SIGNED.

 

25. Hopkins, Lee. After They Learn to Dance. 1974. #2 of 75, SIGNED.

 

26. White, Jim. A Crow's Story of Deer. 1974. "Presentation Copy" (of 75), SIGNED, with a hand drawn picture of an Indian motif by the author.

 

27. Le Guin, Ursula. Wild Angels. 1975. #48 of 200, SIGNED. (See a separate item for th original SIGNED contract for this book, signed by both Le Guin and Capra publisher Noel Young.)

 

28. Lifshin, Lyn. Old House Poems. 1975. #25 of 100, SIGNED.

 

29. Roditi, Edouard. The Disorderly Poet. 1975. #28 of 100, SIGNED.

 

30. Fixel, Lawrence. Through Deserts of Snow. 1975. #91 of 100, SIGNED.

 

31. Gover, Robert. Getting Pretty on the Table. 1975. #22 of 100, SIGNED. Lying in is a SIGNED typed letter from Gover to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated June 22, 1987 about a proposed book deal.

 

32. McAllister, Callista. Pornella. 1975. #31 of 100, SIGNED.

 

33. Benton, William. Eye La View. 1975. #1 of 50, SIGNED.

 

34. Metz, Jerred. The Temperate Voluptuary. 1975. #20 of 50, SIGNED.

 

35. Hamri, Mohamed. Tales of Joujouka.. 1975. "Printer's Copy" (of 50), SIGNED.

 

36. Baker, Will. Dawn Stone. 1975. #9 of 60, SIGNED.

 

37. Vinz, Mark. Letters to the Poetry Editor. 1975. #10 of 50, SIGNED.

 

38. Russell, Ray. Holy Horatio! 1976. #44 of 60, SIGNED.

 

39. Engberg, Edward. On Civilizing the Corporation. 1976. #58 of 60, SIGNED.

 

40. Detro, Gene. Patchen: The Last Interview. 1976. "Noel Young's Copy" (of 60), SIGNED.

 

41. Miller, Henry. Mother, China, and the World Beyond. 1977. #23 of 250. SIGNED.

 

Series 2. Capra Chapbook Series Paperback Edition

Scope and Content

Complete collection of all 41 books in the series, all first editions (unless otherwise noted) together with copies of subsequent prints. Signed only as noted.
 

1. Miller, Henry. On Turning Eighty. 1972. (Not present in the collection.) Miller, Henry. On Turning Eighty. 1972. A "pirated" version (in black and white), stapled, printed by Jos. M. Erdelac of Cleveland, Ohio, "Not For Sale."

 

2. Houston, James. An Occurrence at Norman's Burger Castle. 1972. 2nd printing, SIGNED and dated by the author in 1975.

 

3. Nin, Anais. Paris Revisited. 1972.

 

4. Kicknosway, Faye. O, You Can Walk on the Sky? 1972.

 

5. Durrell, Lawrence. The Plant-Magic Man. 1973. Durrell, Lawrence. The Plant-Magic Man. 1975 (2nd or 3rd printing).

 

6. Meltzer, David. Bark, a Polemic. 1973.

 

7. de Mille, Richard. Two Qualms & A Quirk. 1973.

 

8. Reyes, Carlos. The Prisoner. 1973.

 

9. Codrescu, Andrei. A Serious Morning. 1973.

 

10. di Prima, Diana. Loba, Part 1. 1973.

 

11. Macdonald, Ross. On Crime Writing. 1973. SIGNED.

 

12. Gifford, Barry. Kerouac's Town. 1973.

 

13. Bradbury, Ray. Zen & The Art of Writing. 1973.

 

14. Sukenick, Lynn. Houdini. 1973.

 

15. Hirschman, Jack. Cantillations. 1974

 

16. Richardson, William. The Wound. 1974. (With the original $1.95 printed on the rear.) Richardson, William. The Wound. 1974. (With a $2.50 sticker on the rear cover.)

 

17. Beagle, Peter. Lila the Werewolf. 1974. ($1.95 on the rear cover) Beagle, Peter. Lila the Werewolf. 1974. Second printing (with $2.50 printed on rear cover), SIGNED by the author and dated 1978.

 

18. Perera, Victor. The Loch Ness Monster Watchers. 1974. SIGNED and inscribed to "Lee."

 

19. Barbeau, Clayton. Dante and Gentucca. 1974.

 

20. Wilson, Colin. Tree by Tolkien. 1974. ($1.95 on the rear cover) Wilson, Colin. Tree by Tolkien. 1974. Second printing (with $2.50 printed on rear cover). Lying in is a copy of an e-mail from the publisher regarding a problem with variants.

 

21. Carver, Raymond. Put Yourself in My Shoes. 1974.

 

22. Brock, Edwin. I Never Saw it Lit. 1974.

 

23. Houston, James. Three Songs for my Father. 1974. SIGNED and dated 1975.

 

24. Nolan, William. Hemingway: Last Days of the Lion. 1974.

 

25. Hopkins, Lee. After They Learn to Dance. 1974. SIGNED.

 

26. White, Jim. A Crow's Story of Deer. 1974.

 

27. Le Guin, Ursula. Wild Angels. 1975. SIGNED. $2.50 on rear cover.

 

28. Lifshin, Lyn. Old House Poems. 1975.

 

29. Roditi, Edouard. The Disorderly Poet. 1975.

 

30. Fixel, Lawrence. Through Deserts of Snow. 1975.

 

31. Gover, Robert. Getting Pretty on the Table. 1975. SIGNED with an extensive inscription to a local bookseller.

 

32. McAllister, Callista. Pornella. 1975.

 

33. Benton, William. Eye La View. 1975.

 

34. Metz, Jerred. The Temperate Voluptuary. 1975.

 

35. Hamri, Mohamed. Tales of Joujouka. 1975.

 

36. Baker, Will. Dawn Stone. 1975.

 

37. Vinz, Mark. Letters to the Poetry Editor. 1975.

 

38. Russell, Ray. Holy Horatio! 1976.

 

39. Engberg, Edward. On Civilizing the Corporation. 1976.

 

40. Detro, Gene. Patchen: The Last Interview. 1976.

 

41. Miller, Henry. Mother, China, and the World Beyond. 1977.

 

The Capra Chapbook Anthology. 1979. A collection of 11 of the above individual chapbooks, including those by Henry Miller, Faye Kicknosway, Lawrence Durrell, Ross Macdonald, Ray Bradbury, Victor Perera, Colin Wilson, James Houston, William Nolan, Ursula Le Guin and Mark Vinz. Paperback (no hardbacks were issued. $5.95. Lying in are an order form for the anthology also advertising the individual chapbooks.

 

Series 3. Capra Back-To-Back Series

Scope and Content

The complete series of 11 volumes. Signed only as noted.
 

Vol. 1. Le Guin, Ursula. The Visionary: The Life Story of Flicker of the Serpentine – and Scott R. Sanders, Wonders Hidden: Audubon's Early Years. 1984. Lying in is a one-page typed letters SIGNED by Sanders to "Dear Noel" [Young], inquiring about royalties, dated 1989, and a glossy photo of Sanders.

 

Vol. 2. Nin, Anais. The White Blackbird and Other Writings – and Kanoko Okamoto, The Tale of an Old Geisha and Other Stories. 1985.

 

Vol. 3. Houston, James D. One Can think About Life After The Fish Is In The Canoe – and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Beyond Manzanar: Views of Asian-American Womanhood. 1985. SIGNED and inscribed by both James and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, dated 1985. Lying in is the original Capra press release. Some discoloration to the cover of this book and a small red remainder dot on the bottom edge. Also lying in are the original hand-typed (but not signed) 3-page proposal for this book on the letterhead of James D. Houston, dated August 30, 1983, to Noel Young (owner and publisher of Capra Press). Also lying in are small glossy photos of both James Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston.

 

Vol. 4. Gold, Herbert. Stories of Misbegotten Love – and Don Asher, Angel on My Shoulder. 1985. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Gold to "Dear Noel" [Young] dated July, 1993.

 

Vol. 5. Carver, Raymond and Tess Gallagher. Dostoevsky – and Ursula K. Le Guin, King Dog: A Screenplay. 1985.

 

Vol. 6. Hoagland, Edward. City Tales – and Gretel Ehrlich, Wyoming Stories. 1986. SIGNED and inscribed by Ehrlich and dated 1988. Previous owner's signature and some slight abrasion to cover.

 

Vol. 7. Abbey, Edward. Confessions of a Barbarian – and Jack Curtis, Red Knife Valley. 1986.

 

Vol. 8. Coover, Robert. Aesop's Forest – and Brian Swann, The Plot of the Mice. 1986. Lying in is a typed SIGNED one-page letter to Bob Bason (a later Capra publisher), inquiring about a new work.

 

Vol. 9. Amster, Lew. The Killer Instinct – and Sanora Babb, The Dark Earth. 1987. Lying in is a TLS from Amster to publisher Noel Young regarding his book. Also lying in are two TLS from Babb, one to Noel Young and one (2 pages) to Annette Burden who was handling public relations for Capra Press at the time, and a glossy photo of Babb

 

Vol. 10. Sanchez, Thomas. Angels Burning – and Lawrence Clark Powell, "Ocian in View." 1987. Lying in is a glossy snapshot of Sanchez and Noel Young (Capra's publisher).

 

Vol. 11. Eastlake, William. Prettyfields – and Gerald Haslam, The Man Who Cultivated Fire. 1987. Lying in are two handwritten letters, SIGNED, from Haslam to the Capra publisher, Noel Young, discussing the publication of the book and its distribution. Also lying in is a SIGNED typed letter from Eastlake to Noel Young, dated May 15, 1988, complaining about many typographical errors in the book.

 

Series 4. Capra Books

Scope and Content

This series of Capra books is the publisher's own collection, and thus contains many personalized items, signatures and inscriptions. All books are in their original state. Arranged alphabetically by author.
 

Aaland, Mikkel. County Fair: Portraits. Foreword by James D. Houston. 1981. Paper cover. Lying in are two photographs, one of the author and one a composite of four pictures from the book.

 

Aaland, Mikkel. Sweat. 1978. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Abbey, Edward. Black Sun. Paper cover. 1981.

 

Abbey, Edward. Black Sun. Tribute by Charles Bowden. Paper cover. 1990.

 

Abbey, Edward. Black Sun. Tribute by Charles Bowden. Paper cover. 1999.

 

Abbott, Keith. Downstream From Trout Fishing in America: A Memoir of Richard Brautigan. SB: Capra Press, [1989]. Hard cover. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Abbott to "Sangati Maginnis" about a Raymond Carver letter. $18.95.

 

Akmakjian, Hiag. Snow Falling from a Bamboo Leaf: The Art of Haiku. Paper cover. 1979. "A Noel Young Book." $3.95 (blacked out by hand). Lying in is a typed SIGNED letter to Noel Young excoriating him for errors in the printing of his book, Snow Falling From a Bamboo Leaf, and complaining the lateness of his royalty statement.

 

Altman, Robert & Frank Barhydt. Shortcuts: The Screenplay. Based on Stories by Raymond Carver. Portraits by Don Bachardy. Foreword by Tess Gallagher. Paper cover. 1993. Lying in is a glossy of s sample cover of a later book about the making of the film, titled "Luck, Trust & Ketchup."

 

[Altman, Robert, et. al]. A file folder containing a complete set of reproductions of the Don Bachardy portraits for the book, Shortcuts, together with a.letter from Mike Kaplan of Circle Associates (Santa Monica) to Noel Young enclosing the portraits for the book, dated Feb. 10, 1993.

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Andree, Herb and Noel Young. Santa Barbara Architecture: From Spanish Colonial to Modern. Photography by Wayne McCall. Foreword by David Gebhard. Paper cover. 1975.

 

Andree, Herb, Noel Young and Patricia Halloran. Santa Barbara Architecture: From Spanish Colonial to Modern. Photography by Wayne McCall. Foreword by David Gebhard. Edited and Designed by Bob Easton & Wayne McCall. Third edition. Hard cover. 1995. Lying in is a one-page typed letter SIGNED by David Gebhard to McCall, dated Dec. 3, 1994, listing recent buildings that should be added for this edition.

 

Antoninus, Brother. Who Is She That Looketh Forth As The Morning. Paper cover. 1972. Listed as printed by "Capricorn Press."

 

Antoninus, Brother. Who Is She That Looketh Forth As The Morning. Hard cover. LIMITED: 250 copies SIGNED and numbered. This SIGNED copy is the "Printer's copy".

 

Arkatov, James. Masters of Music: Great Artists at Work. Photographs by Arkatov, text by Alan Rich, foreword by Isaac Stern, preface by Nicolas Slonimsky. Hard cover with dust jacket. 1990. SIGNED and inscribed by Arkatov to Capra Press publisher, Noel Young, and his wife, Judy Young, and dated 1990. Lying in is a one-page SIGNED agreement (SIGNED by both Arkatov and Noel Young) regarding an extensive purchase of books by Arkatov. Also lying in is a 2-page typed SIGNED letter to Noel Young complaining about printing errors, and a brochure about Nicolas Slonimsky who wrote the preface.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2003. Hard cover with dust jacket SIGNED. Lying in is an advertising postcard.

 

Barre, Richard. 2003. Four pages of marketing materials for the book as well as the original book contract SIGNED by both Barre and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason. Also lying in is a copy of the copyright application for the book.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2004. Paper cover. SIGNED to Capra Press, dated 2004.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2003. Hard cover with dust jacket. LIMITED, LETTERED. This copy is out-of-series, the "Capra Press Copy." SIGNED by Barre, Dennis Lehane, S. J. Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2003. Advance Reading Copy. SIGNED to Capra Press, dated 2003. Paper cover.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2003. Uncorrected Sample Chapters. Paper cover, stapled. SIGNED to Capra Press, dated 2003.

 

Barre, Richard. Burning Moon. 2003. BlackstoneAudiobooks – 7 tapes (unabridged), read by Patrick Lawlor.

 

Barre, Richard. Echo Bay. 2004. Hard cover, dust jacket. SIGNED, dated 2004. Lying in are four advertising pieces for the book and a copy of the review from the Library Journal.

 

Barre, Richard. Echo Bay. 2004. Hard cover, dust jacket. LIMITED, LETTERED in a black slipcase. This copy is out-of-series, the "Capra Press Copy." SIGNED by Barre, George Pelecanos, Laura Lippman and Steve Hamilton.

 

Barre, Richard. Echo Bay. 2004. Advance Reading Copy. Paper cover. SIGNED to Capra Press, dated 2004.

 

Barre, Richard. The Star. 2002. Foreword by Michael Connelly. Hard cover. No dust jacket (as issued). SIGNED to Capra Press, dated "Christmas, 2002."

 

Barre, Richard. The Star. A copy of the review of the book from the Wall Street Journal, an advertising card SIGNED by Barre, a one-page full-color advertising piece for the book and the original contract for the book SIGNED by both Barre and Capra Press publisher, Robert Bason.

 

Barre, Richard. The Star. 2002. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). Foreword by Michael Connelly. LIMITED, LETTERED in a blue slipcase. This copy is out-of-series, the "Capra Press Copy." SIGNED by Barre and Michael Connelly. Lying in is a copy of the review of the book from the Wall Street Journal.

 

Barre, Richard. The Star. 2003. Foreword by Michael Connelly. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). Second printing. SIGNED to Capra Press.

 

Barre, Richard. Bethany. 2003. Foreword by Robert Crais. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). SIGNED to Capra Press and dated October, 2003. Lying in are two advertising pieces for the book and the original book contract SIGNED by both Barre and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason. Also lying in is a copy of the copyright application for this book.

 

Barre, Richard. Bethany. 2003. Foreword by Robert Crais. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). LIMITED, LETTERED in a maroon slipcase. This copy is out-of-series, the "Capra Press Copy." SIGNED by Richard Barre and Robert Crais.

 

Barre, Richard. Wind on the River. 2004. Foreword by Harlan Coben. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). SIGNED. Lying in is a one-page full-color advertising page.

 

Barre, Richard. Wind on the River. 2004. Foreword by Harlan Coben. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). LIMITED, LETTERED in a dark blue slipcase. This copy is out-of-series, the "Capra Press Copy." SIGNED by Barre and Harlan Coben.

 

Bayles, David & Ted Orland. Art & Fear: observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking. 1994. Tenth printing. Paper cover. Lying in is a one-page typed letter SIGNED by Orland, dated Sept. 10, 1999, to David Dahl (Assoc. Publisher at Capra).

 

Beagle, Peter and Pat Derby. In the Presence of Elephants. Photographs by Genaro Molina. 1995. SIGNED and inscribed by Peter Beagle, Pat Derby, Genaro Molina and Kelly Lange (the Los Angeles newscaster and novelist). Paper cover. $16.95. Lying in is a holiday card (of an elephant) SIGNED by Pat Derby. Also lying in are a typed SIGNED letter from Genaro Molina, the photographer to Noel Young regarding the dedication and acknowledgements for the book, dated February 5, 1993, and a handwritten SIGNED letter from Pat [Derby] to "Dear Noel,' [Young] on the same subject. Also lying in are two one-page typed SIGNED letters from Peter Beagle to Noel Young about his contribution to this book.

 

Benson, Robert. Great Winemakers of California. 1977. Hardcover. First ed., Near fine (previous owner's gift inscription) and near fine dj (price-clipped and some edge chips on rear).

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Benton, William. The Piano Player. No date. LIMITED: "This book was written and illustrated by William Benton for Noel Young and is an edition of one." The whole work is done in a regular composition book. The manuscript is typed and there are several hand colored full-page drawings by Benton. Handwritten emendations throughout. Paper. No printed price. (Capra published Benton's Eye La View, #33 in the chapbook series in 1985.)

 

Benton, William. An original full-page cartoon in color. Framed. On the back the inscription reads "To Graham – 'Cheers' & congratulations – Bill". Benton was the author of Eye La View, printed by Capra as #33 in the chapbook series in 1985. "Graham" is Graham Macintosh, the printer at Capra Press.

 

Bernard, Ian. Writing Humor. Foreword by Fannie Flagg. 2003. Paper cover. SIGNED to Capra Press (twice) by Bernard and dated 2003. Also signed by Jonathan Winters who wrote a blurb for the book. Lying in is an advertising card for the book SIGNED by Bernard, a one-page advertising sheet and the original book contract SIGNED by both Bernard and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason. Also lying in is a copy of the copyright contract for this book.

 

Bernstein, Chuck. The Joy of Birding. 1984. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. Paper cover. Although uncalled for, this copy is SIGNED and inscribed to Capra Press by the artist, Daniel Randolph, who did the color cover and all but two of the internal drawings. Lying in is a SIGNED handwritten letter from Bernstein about the distribution of the book, and a glossy photo of Bernstein. Also lying in is a second typed letter SIGNED from Bernstein to Young complaining about his royalties, dated March 6, 1987.

 

The Best of California. 1986. Articles from California Magazine, 1976-86. Paper cover. Lying in is a long typed letter, SIGNED by Tom Bates, the Executive Editor of California Magazine, dated July 15, 1985, about the possible publication of this book.

 

Berutti, John. Dreams Don't Make Noise When They Die. Introduction by Thomas Sanchez. Afterword by Bill Hotchkiss. Published by The Blue Oak Press, 1978. Distributed by Capra Press. Hard cover, dust jacket (with holds and chips).

 

Blocher, Clark. An untitled book of four-color drawings and occasional poems. 1948. SIGNED and inscribed by the author and artist: Printed by Noel Young in November, 1948. Paper covers (no printing), bound through 3 holes with leather "string." Lying in is an e-mail from Capra publisher, Bob Bason, to a bookseller about his inability to find any records of Blocher.

 

Bohn, Dave. Rambles Through an Alaskan Wild: Katmai and the Valley of the Smokes. 1979. Hard cover, dust jacket.

 

Bohn, Dave. House of Three Turkeys: Anasazi Redoubt. Photograph by Dave Bohn. Text by Stephen Jett. 1977. Hard cover, no dust jacket (as issued). LIMITED: One of 500.

 

Bohn, Dave. House of Three Turkeys: Anasazi Redoubt. Photograph by Dave Bohn. Text by Stephen Jett. 1977. Paper cover.

 

Bohn, Dave. Backcountry Journal: Reminiscences of a Wilderness Photographer. 1974. Hard cover, no dust jacket (as issued). LIMITED: 200 copies hand bound and SIGNED by Bohn. This is an out-of-series "Presentation Copy."

 

Boudreau, Eugene. Trails of the Sierra Madre. 1973. Paper cover.

 

Boyle, Kay. Gentlemen, I Address You Privately. 1991. Hard cover, dust jacket

 

Bradbury, Ray. Yestermorrow. 1991. Joshua Odell Editions. SIGNED and inscribed ("For Jessica") and dated 1994. Hard cover, dust jacket. Lying in is a glossy photo of Joshua Odell in a Capra Press booth.

 

Brand, Max. The Smoking Land. 1980. Paper cover.

 

Branson, Clark. Howard Hawks: A Jungian Study. 1987. Published with Garland-Clarke Editions. SIGNED and inscribed by Branson. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a short handwritten SIGNED letter from Branson, dated 12 Oct., 1986, to Annette Burdon, who worked at Capra Press at the time.

 

Breitstein, Ron & Hendrik Van Leuven. Wine & Dine: California Fine Wines Matched with Gourmet Recipes. 1996. SIGNED by both Breitstein and Van Leuven. Paper cover. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Van Leuven to Noel Young, dated January 11, 1996, about this upcoming book.

 

Broadsides

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous, printed by Noel Young or Young/Mackinstosh, or Graham Mackintosh, (unless otherwise noted).
 

Adair, Virginia Hamilton. Keyring. #842 of 1000 broadsides printed by Soho Letterpress. 1996

 

Basho. My Horse. 1968. Inscribed "for the Youngs" and SIGNED by the artist, Gary Chafe.

 

Berrigan, Daniel. God. No date.

 

Bita, Lili: Erotes. Guevara Press. 1969. 300 copies. Printed by Noel Young. 2 copies: one in pink and one in violet.

 

Bly, Robert. A Cricket in the Wainscoting. The Alternative Press, Detroit. No date.

 

Bly, Robert. In a Boat on Big Stone Lake. Unicorn Broadsheet Two. 1968.

 

Brault, Jacques. Affiche. No date.

 

Brecht, Bertolt. Ballad of the Dead Soldier. Translated by Teo Savory and Alan Brilliant. Two copies.

 

Celan, Paul. Death Fugue. English version by Jerome Rothenberg; printed on the reverse is The Seal by Nikolai Morshen. Translation by Merrill Sparks. No date.

 

Creeley, Robert. Wishes. No date (some light damaged to left edge).

 

Dawson, Fielding. The Man with Three Names. 10 May 1976. 285 copies printed in Santa Barbara by Short Stop, Mudborn & White Rabbit presses, 35 copies signed.

 

Donovan, heather. Footsteps Upon the Sand. No date.

 

Dorbin, Sanford M. Epithalamium. June 24, 1967. 100 copies. Printed by Noel Young. 3 copies: one in white and two in tan.

 

Drugy, Finvola. Casualties of War. The Alternative Press, Detroit. No date.

 

Dunn, Dennis. The Rock. No date.

 

Dusenbery, Gail. The Sea-Gull. Dec., 1968. 200 copies. Printed by Young-Brilliant for Oyez. 2 copies

 

Eshleman, Clayton. The Wand. December 1970. 50 copies. Printed by Noel Young.

 

Everson, William Earth Song. An expanded version of "Earth Poetry" which first appeared in the Sierra Club Bulletin, July 1970. Designed and printed for Oyez by Graham Macintosh, July 1971.

 

Fessler, Chris. Stone Wheel of Life. The Alternative Press, Detroit. No date.

 

Fox, Hugh. Witness. The Alternative Press, Detroit. No date.

 

Gleason, Madeline. The Interior Castle. Feb. 24, 1967. 150 copies for Unicorn Press. 2 copies.

 

Gustafson, Ralph. Message on a Shard. No date.

 

Haines, John. The End of the Street. No date.

 

Hamburger, Michael. New Goddess. No date.

 

Hecht, Roger. A Game of Cards. No date.

 

Hitchcock, George. Commemoration Poem. No date

 

Hitchcock, George. Song on Leaving the Bandstand. No date. Two copies.

 

Kyger, Joanne. September. With a red matting. No date.

 

Le Guin, Ursula K. Real Power. 1997.

 

Machado, Antonio. The Crime was in Granada. Translated by Willis Barnstone. No date.

 

Marshall, Lenore. El Greco: Saint Francis and the Skull. No date. 2 copies.

 

Maytag, Ken. Prayer for Kif. No date.

 

Meltzer, David. For Raymond Chandler. Unicorn Broadsheet 5. 1970.

 

Meltzer, David. Nature Poem. Nov. 18, 1967. 226 copies. Printed by Noel Young for Unicorn.

 

Merton, Thomas. St. Maedoc. Unicorn Broadsheet 7. Two copies.

 

Miller, Vassar. High Noon, and Dry Season. No date.

 

Mytinger, Melissa. Can We Love and Play and Know. No date.

 

Oberg, Arthur. And the Liberals Sat Down to Eat. No date.

 

Patchen, Kenneth. What I'd Like To Know Is. Feb., 1967.

 

Peterson, Clair. Poor Butterfly. (Cover only). No date.

 

Prevert, Jacques. Barbara. Translated by Teo Savory. No date.

 

Prevert, Jacques. Strangers Estranged. Adapted by Teo Savory. No date. Two copies.

 

Savory, Teo. The House-Wrecker. No date.

 

Sherman, Susan. Love Poem / For a Capricorn. The Alternative Press, Detroit. No date.

 

Snyder, Gary. A Curse on the Men in Washington, Pentagon. 1968. Unicorn Broadsheet One.

 

Souster, Raymond. The Mirror, and Late Arrival. No date. 2 copies.

 

Stepanchev, Stephen. Vietnam. Sept. 1968. 200 copies. Printed by Noel Young for Black Sparrow.

 

Tate, James. Mystics in Chicago. No date.

 

Tate, James. The Torches. 1968. Unicorn Broadsheet 3.

 

Thrasher, R. Snail. 1969. 250 copies for Unicorn Books, Goleta.

 

Van Dyke, John C. Desert Sky and Clouds. Northland Press Occasional Broadside Number 1, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1979. Passage chosen by Lawrence Clark Powell and designed by Ward Ritchie.

 

Voznesensky, Andrei. Lettish Saga and Strip-Tease. Translated by Daniel Weissbort. No date.

 

Weinfield, Henry. Two Poems: The Shadow Boxes, and The Metrical Romance of Portland, Maine. 6 copies.

 

Bronfen, Nan. Nutrition for a Better Life. 1980. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Brown, James-Paul. The Paintings of James-Paul Brown. 1998. Hard cover, dust jacket. Lying in is a 2003 (unsigned) Christmas card from Brown.

 

Brown, J. D. The Sudden Disappearance of Japan. 1994. Foreword by Pico Iyer. Paper cover. Lying in is an extensive two-page typed letter SIGNED by Pico Iyer, dated April 19, 1993, to "Dear Noel" [Young] giving an in-depth review of the manuscript and many editorial suggestions and summarizes by saying "If I were a publisher, I'd buy it, but with the knowledge that it might not be an easy book to sell."

 

Bullock, Edna. Edna's Nudes: Photographs by Edna Bullock. Text by Barbara Bullock-Wilson. Afterword by Karen Sinsheimer. 1995. Fine, fine dj. $45.

 

Bullock, Edna. Edna's Nudes: Photographs by Edna Bullock. Text by Barbara Bullock-Wilson. Afterword by Karen Sinsheimer. 1995. Paper cover. $28.95. Lying in is Edna Bullock's professional business card.

 

Bunin, Ivan. Wolves and Other Love Stories. 1989. Translated from the Russian by Mark Scott. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising flyer for the book.

 

Burciaga, Jose Antonio. Drink Cultura: Chicanismo. 1993. Joshua Odell Editions. Paper cover. SIGNED and inscribed by Burciaga and dated 1993.

 

Burleigh, William B. Fitness Lite. 1995. Paper cover. Lying in is a SIGNED typed letter from Burleigh to Noel Young, dated 1994.

 

Bursztyn, Sylvia and Barry Tunick. Los Angeles Times Crossword Puzzle Collection 4. 1989. Paper cover.

 

Burton, John. Collected Poems. 1972. Noel Young Press. Hard cover, no dj (as issued).

 

Burton, John. Collected Poems. 1972. Noel Young Press. Paper cover (with some sunning) SIGNED and inscribed ("for Judi) by Burton.

 

Campbell, Grant. Words: A Potpourri of Fascinating Origins. 1992. Paper cover. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Campo, Allan, David A. Carpenter, Bill Hotchkiss. William Everson: Poet from the San Joaquin. 1978. Printed by The Blue Oak Press. Distributed by Capra Press. Hard cover, no dj (as issued).

 

Capra Press bibliographical and historical file. A miscellaneous file about 2" thick of items pertaining to a possible bibliography of the works of Capra Press, including: a copy of a 3-page article by Noel Young about Capra's Back-to-Back series, miscellaneous letters by Young about individual books, Capra Press catalogs from 1994-2000, Consortium (Capra's later distributor) catalogs, an annotated copy of Melissa Mytinger's Bibliographical Checklist 1969-1970 of Capra Press, with additions and corrections, miscellaneous correspondence about individual books, copies of the UCSB preliminary guides Noel Young/Capra Press Records and miscellaneous checklists

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Capra Press ISBN file: The original file (about 1") of the International Standard Book Number records of Capra Press from 1970 to 2005 - an essential component of preparing a bibliography of Capra Press., including some order forms and check lists.

 

Capra Press advertising sheets file. A 1" thick file of one-page advertising sheets for hundreds of Capra books. from the 1970s through 2005.

 

Carrington, Leonora. The Oval Lady. 1975. Foreword by Gloria Orenstein. Paper cover. $3.75.

 

Carver, Raymond. Fires. 1983. Paper edition.

 

Carver, Raymond. Furious Seasons. 1977. Paper edition..

 

(Carver, Raymond). Stull, William L. and Maureen P. Carroll, eds. Remembering Ray: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver. 1993. Paper cover. $14.95.

 

Chamberlin, Jane. The Great and Notorious Saloons of San Francisco. 1982. Text by Hank Armstrong. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a one-page handwritten letter SIGNED from Chamberlain to Noel [Young], threatening Young about the lack of income reports.

 

Chambers, Stan. News at Ten: Fifty Years with Stan Chambers. 1994. Introduction by Hal Fishman. Paper cover. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter to Capra Press, a glossy photo and a one-page montage of photos of Chambers covering various stories for KTLA 5 in Los Angeles. $14.95.

 

Chardenon, Ludo. In Praise of Wild Herbs: Remedies & Recipes from Old Provence. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. Preface by Gerald Durrell. 1984. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Clark, Alson. A typed SIGNED letter to "Dear Noel" [Young] about a writing project, that I think was to be entitled Mediterranean Architecture of Southern California. Allson's previous book with Capra was Wallace Neff: Architect of California's Golden Age.

 

Clark, Tom. A Short Guide to The High Plains. Introduction by Ed Dorn. Santa Barbara: Cadmus Editions, 1981. First trade edition. Printed by Macintosh & Young. Paper. Fine.

 

Coffin, Lewis A., M.D. The Grandmother Conspiracy Exposed. 1974. Illustrated by Russell Myers, creator of "Broom-Hilda." Paper cover. $3.75. SIGNED. Lying in is an advertising flyer for the book.

 

Coffin, Lewis A., M.D. The Grandmother Conspiracy Exposed. 1974. Illustrated by Russell Myers, creator of "Broom-Hilda." Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Coffin, Lewis A., M.D. The Grandmother Conspiracy Exposed. 1974. Illustrated by Russell Myers, creator of "Broom-Hilda." Paper cover. Second printing. $3.75

 

Coffin, Lewis A., M.D. Children's Nutrition: A Consumer's Guide. 1984. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is an undated one-page typed SIGNED letter from Coffin to "Noel" [Young], complaining about the lack of sales of the book.

 

Conard, Rebecca and Christopher H. Nelson. Santa Barbara: A Guide to El Pueblo Viejo. 1986. Introduction by David Gebhard. Paper cover. Lying in is a postcard advertising an author signing. Also lying in is a one-page SIGNED letter from the publisher, Noel Young, advising them about a required increase in the price of the book. $9.95

 

Concept X. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara City College, Spring, 1969. Young is the "printer and technical adviser. An excellent example of the typical printing and binding done by Young, with many picture "inserts," multi-colored binding pages and a deckle-edge cover.

 

Conover, Anne. Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda. 1989. Hard cover. $19.95. First ed., SIGNED with a hand-written quote. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Conover to "Dear Noel" [Young] requesting a sales report, etc.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Matador. 1987. This is a reprint of the acclaimed novel by Conrad. Hard cover, with dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed to "Bob (Bason)", the Capra publisher. $18.95.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Last Boat to Cadiz. 2003. Hard cover, with dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed to Capra Press. Lying in is an advertising card for the book, SIGNED and inscribed to Capra Press and a copy of a Border's announcement of a signing of the book SIGNED by Conrad, several pages of advertising materials, a copy of the original Ray Bradbury FAX to Barnaby with the blurb and the original book contract, SIGNED both by Conrad and Capra publisher Robert Bason. Also lying in is a copy of the copyright application for the book.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Last Boat to Cadiz. 2003. Hard cover. LIMITED: One of 126 SIGNED numbered and lettered. An out-of-series copy calligraphed "Capra Press Copy" and SIGNED by both Conrad and Gayle Lynds, who wrote a blurb for the book. In a black slipcase.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Last Boat to Cadiz. 2003. Sample chapters. Paper covers, stapled. SIGNED by Conrad. No printed price.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Last Boat to Cadiz. 2003. Advance Reading Copy. Paper covers. SIGNED by Conrad. No printed price. Lying in are the full-color advertising piece and a news release.

 

Conrad, Barnaby. Last Boat to Cadiz. 2003. Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.'s 5 CDs in a CD case, read by Grover Gardner. $40.

 

Craft, Christine. An Anchorwoman's Story. Foreword by Howard Rosenberg. 1986. SIGNED and inscribed. Paper cover. Lying in is a 3-page handwritten SIGNED letter to "Dear Noel" [Young] complaining about all kinds of problems with the book (apparently in response to an "angry letter" from Young. $8.95.

 

Crowther, C. Edward, Ph.D. with Gayle Stone. Intimacy: Strategies for Successful Relationships. 1986. Gayle Stone is the successful novelist, Gayle Lynds. Hard cover, with dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by Crowther. $16.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Crowther and a two-page handwritten note from Crowther to Noel Young, undated, about production ideas for this upcoming book.

 

Curtis, Jack. Eagles Over Big Sur. 1981. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Curtis.

 

Cushman, Dan. Voyageurs of the Midnight Sun. 1995. Introduction by John Jakes. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in are two typed SIGNED letters from John Jakes, dated 5/17/93 and 3/4/94, about his introduction for this book. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Cushman used on the book cover.

 

Dahl, David Rains. The Blue Deer and Other Dreamtales. 1998. Paper cover. SIGNED to Bob Bason, the later Capra publisher, and dated in 2001. $9.95.

 

Dale, Nancy. Flowering Plants: The Santa Monica Mountains Coastal & Chaparral Regions of Southern California. 1986. Paper cover. No printed price. Noel Young's personal copy, with his stamp on the title page and some hand-written notes in the rear.

 

de Bono, Edward and Michael de Saint-Arnaud. Learn-To-Think: Coursebook and Instructor's Manual. 1982. Paper cover. $25. [My copy says Second Edition.]

 

Delgado, Juan and Simon Silva. El Campo. Poems by Juan Delgado. Paintings by Simon Silva. 1998. Paper cover. $22.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book. Also lying in are a typed SIGNED letter from Delgado to Noel Young, dated January 15, 1994, discussing his ideas for the book, and a typed SIGNED letter from Silva, dated December 23, 1993, introducing himself and asking to be considered for any artwork at Capra.

 

De Mille, Richard. Castaneda's Journey: The Power and the Allegory. Graphics by Frederick A. Usher. 1976. Hard cover, dust jacket. $10.

 

D'Orge, Jeanne. Voice in the Circle. 1955. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to "Hannah" and dated in year of publication. LIMITED: 500 copies. Hard cover, no dj (as issued?). No printed price. This book is from "Noel Young, Printer" well before the beginning of Capra Press (in 1969). Lying in is a copy of a letter from Noel Young describing the circumstances of his publishing this book.

 

Dorn, Ed. Gunslinger. Book I. 1970. Published by Black Sparrow Press (L.A.). Printed in Santa Barbara by Noel Young. LIMITED: 750 copies. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Dorn, Ed. Yellow Lola. 1981. Published by Cadmus Editions. Printed by Mackintosh and [Noel] Young. SIGNED, LIMITED: #33 of 161. Hard cover, no dust jacket (as issued). No printed price.

 

Dorn, Ed. Yellow Lola. 1981. Published by Cadmus Editions. Printed by Mackintosh and [Noel] Young. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Dubin, Beverly. Water Squatters: The Houseboat Lifestyle. 1975. $5.95.

 

Durand, Robert. The Book of Months & Other Poems. 1971. Capricorn Press. Introduction by David Meltzer. LIMITED: 500 copies. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Durand, Robert. The Book of Months & Other Poems. 1971. Capricorn Press. Introduction by David Meltzer. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: #72 of 75. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Durand, Robert. The Old Man and the Monkey-King. Illustrations by Leslie Morrison. 1972. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Durand, Robert. The Old Man and the Monkey-King. Illustrations by Leslie Morrison. 1972. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #45 of 100. SIGNED by both Durand and Morrison. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Durrell, Lawrence. Blue Thirst. 1975. Paper cover. $3.25

 

Durrell, Lawrence. Down the Styx. Preface by F. J. Temple. Capricorn Press, 1971. Paper cover. No printed price. (LIMITED: 800 softcover and 200 handbound , numbered and signed.)

 

Easton, Robert. China Caravans. Introduction by Audrey Topping. 1982. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Easton.

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Easton, Robert. Guns, Gold & Caravans: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Fred Meyer Schroder. 1978. Hard cover, dust jacket. $11.95. Lying in is a contract SIGNED by Easton and Noel Young (owner and publisher of Capra Press) for a loan from Easton for $2,000 to cover costs of promoting sales of the book, dated 7 November 1978. Also lying in is a clipping of an obituary for Robert Easton.

 

Easton, Robert. The Happy Man. 1993. 50th anniversary edition. Introduction by Gerald W. Haslam. Introduction by Jack Schaefer. SIGNED and inscribed. Paper cover. $12.95. (A note in this copy points out a printing error on the bottom of p. 100.)

 

Easton, Robert. Power and Glory. 1989. Paper cover. SIGNED and inscribed to Bob Bason, the later publisher of Capra Press. Paper cover. No price. Lying in is a one-page SIGNED typed letter from Easton to Noel Young and dated 9/27/89 with suggestions for distribution of the book.

 

Ehrlich, Gretel. Arctic Heart. Imagery by David Buckland. 1992. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a one-page handwritten SIGNED letter to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated 9/8/86 about an upcoming meeting, and a glossy photo of Ehrlich.

 

Ehrlich, Gretel. Drinking Dry Clouds: Stories From Wyoming. 1991. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a SIGNED handwritten card to "Dear Noel" [Young] giving her new address and phone number, etc.

 

Ehrlich, Gretel. Geode/Rockbody. 1970. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No price. Lying in is a hand-written SIGNED thank you card from Ehrlich to "Noel & Judy" [Young], dated Jan. 22, 1992. THIS IS GRETEL EHRLICH'S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK.

 

Elder, Leon. Hot Tubs. 1973. Photography by Sam Dabney, Tim Crawford, Wayne McCall. Paper cover. $2.95. (Leon Elder is the pseudonym for Noel Young.) Lying in is a later picture of Young in a hot tub with a tall stack of Capra books outside.

 

Elder, Leon. Hot Tubs. 1978. Vintage Books (NY) Photography by Sam Dabney, Tim Crawford, Wayne McCall. This is the later edition published by Vintage (Random House). Paper cover. No printed price. (Leon Elder is the pseudonym for Noel Young.) Lying in are a Vintage Books sales sheet and an 8" x 10" picture of a hot tub/advertising piece for the book from Vintage. Lying in a stapled paperback printed piece by "The Original Santa Barbara Hotub Company" in 1973, giving the origins of this company and its four "owners", one of whom was Noel Young.

 

Elder, Leon. Free Beaches: A Phenomenon of the California Coast. 1974. Photography by Tim Crawford. Foreword by Alex Comfort. Paper cover. $4.95. (Leon Elder is the pseudonym for Noel Young.) Lying in is a typed "agreement" between Noel Young and Tim Crawford, SIGNED by both, a short contract on how the profits will be shared, dated 15 February 1974.

 

Elder, Leon and Lin Rolens. Waitress: America's Unsung Heroine. 1985. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and an advertising card.

 

Ellsworth, Ron. Cat Hair Everywhere. 1988. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Ellsworth with the "production bill" for his part of the printing of the book.

 

Emmons, Robert. The Road To Paradise: Collected Poems. 2003. Foreword by N. Scott Momaday. SIGNED. Hard cover, dust jacket. $27.95. Lying in is the original book contract SIGNED by both Emmons and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason. Also lying in is a clipping of a later article about Emmons' bronze artworks.

 

Emmons, Robert. The Road To Paradise: Collected Poems. 2003. Foreword by N. Scott Momaday. SIGNED, LIMITED: out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26 lettered and SIGNED by Emmons. Hard cover, dust jacket, in a maroon slipcase. No price.

 

Emmons, Robert. The Wanderer: A Poet's Journey. 2005. SIGNED and inscribed to "Capra Press". Hard cover, dust jacket. $19.95 Lying in is a one-page 4-color advertising sheet for the book as well as the original contract SIGNED by both Emmons and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason. Also lying in is a 2014 New Year's greeting card from Emmons.

 

Emmons, Robert. The Wanderer: A Poet's Journey. 2005. SIGNED and inscribed to "Capra Press" by both Emmons and Chryss Yost who wrote the foreword. Hard cover, dust jacket. $19.95

 

Emmons, Robert. The Wanderer: A Poet's Journey. 2005. SIGNED, LIMITED: out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" (of 26) lettered and signed by both Emmons and Chryss Yost who wrote the foreword. Hard cover, dust jacket, in black slipcase. No price.

 

Emmons, Robert. Love Shadows. 2009. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to Bob Bason, Capra's publisher, with a SIGNED letter lying in.

 

Empringham, Toni, ed. Fiesta in Aztlan: Anthology of Chicano Poetry. 1982. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Espey, John. The Nine Lives of Algernon. 1988. Illustrated by Claire Eder. Paper cover, $8.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED (and hand-corrected) letter from Espey to "Dear Noel" [Elder], dated 28 November 1988, talking intimately about his long-time literary and romantic partner, Carolyn See.

 

Eshleman, Clayton. Bearings. 1971. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No price.

 

Eshleman, Clayton. Bearings. 1971. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #78 of 100 numbered and signed. Hard cover. No price.

 

Evarts, Hal, Jr. Skunk Ranch To Hollywood: The West of Author Hal Evarts. 1989. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of the author.

 

Fagan, Brian M. & Graham Pomeroy. Cruising Guide to the Channel Islands. 1979. Paper cover. $15.00.

 

Fagan, Brian M. California Coastal Passages: San Francisco to Ensenada, Mexico. 1981. Paper cover. $16.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Fagan and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Fagan to "Dear Noel" [Young], complaining about the remaining stock and asking for a fully royalty statement.

 

Farber, Thomas. Learning to Love It: Seven Stories & a Novella. 1993. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a SIGNED typed letter dated Sept. 6, 1993, discussing the distribution and publicity for the novel. Also lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Farber to Noel Young, dated Dec. 16, 1991, as well as a hand-written card from Hawaii.

 

Femling, Jean. Great Piers of California: A Guided Tour. Photographs by Marcel Mathevet. 1984. SIGNED and inscribed by both Femling and Mathevet and dated "Christmas, 1984." Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Fixel, Lawrence. Time To Destroy / To Discover. 1972. Published by Panjandrum Press (SF). SIGNED and inscribed: "For Noel Young / Lawrence Fixel / For Noel…Larry / April, 1974". In addition there is a four-line handwritten note: "'What does it mean to move..this morning?' My response to your question: to move in and out – through and beyond – art, politics, metaphysics – some luck, some skill." Printer wrappers. No published price. (Capra subsequently published Fixel's Through Deserts of Snow in 1975 as #30 in the chapbook series.)

 

Fixel, Lawrence. The Scale of Silence. 1970. Published by Kayak Books (Santa Cruz). SIGNED, inscribed: "For Noel Young - / 'Borders within and borders beyond' / Lawrence Fixel / For Noel – from Larry / April, 1974. Paper cover. $1.50. (Capra subsequently published Fixel's Through Deserts of Snow in 1975 as #30 in the chapbook series.)

 

Freeman, Joanne. Dreamscapes and Hidden Faces: The Collages of Joanne Freeman. 1993. Hard cover, dust jacket. No printed price. Lying in is a handwritten SIGNED note (2 pages) from Freeman to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated Aug. 25, 1992, about her upcoming book.

 

Frost, Frank. Dead Philadelphians. 1999. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $14.95. Lying in are two reviews for the book, from the Santa Barbara News-Press and the Los Angeles Times, a card advertisement for the book and the one-page Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Futernick, Jennifer. I Never Expected This Good Life: Poems and Stories. 2011. Paper cover. Lying in is an old Capra Press card. $14.00.

 

Gallagher, Tess. Portable Kisses. Paper cover (no hard cover printed). 1992.

 

Gallagher, Tess. Portable Kisses Expanded. 1994. Paper cover. $10.95.

 

Garcia, Mario T. Padre: The Spiritual Journey of Father Virgil Cordano. 2005. Inscribed on the half title "To Capra Press" and signed by Garcia, Fr. Cordano and Congresswoman Lois Capps who wrote the foreword. Hard cover. Lying in is the original contract SIGNED by

 

Garcia, Cordano and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason; also a one-page hand-written letter from Garcia to Capra and three advertising/review sheets, and a news-paper article by the Santa Barbara columnist in The Independent titled "Father Virgil on Peace" mentioning the book. $27.95.

 

Garcia, Mario T. Padre: The Spiritual Journey of Father Virgil Cordano. 2005. Inscribed on the half title "To Capra Press" and signed by Garcia, Fr. Cordano and Congresswoman Lois Capps who wrote the foreword. Soft cover. $17.95

 

Garcia, Mario T. Padre: The Spiritual Journey of Father Virgil Cordano. 2005. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26 lettered and signed by Garcia, Fr. Cordano and Congresswoman Lois Capps who wrote the foreword. Hard cover in a blue slipcase. No printed price.

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Gebhard, David. Robert Stacy-Judd: Maya Architecture, The Creation of a New Style. Photography by Anthony Peres. 1993. Paper cover. $30. Lying in is a typed letter from Noel Young (SIGNED by Young) to Peres, dated Aug. 11, 1993.

 

Gebhard, David. Lutah Maria Riggs: A Woman in Architecture, 1921-1980. 1992. Paper cover. $20.00.

 

Gilbar, Steven, ed. Americans in Paris: Great Short Stories of the City of Light. 2002. Foreword by Diane Johnson. Paper cover. $17.95. Lying in is the original Capra Press contract for this book, SIGNED by Gilbar and Robert Bason, Capra's publisher, as well as an advertising card for the book, SIGNED by Gilbar.

 

Gilbar, Steven, ed. Americans in Paris: Great Short Stories of the City of Light. 2002. Foreword by Diane Johnson. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26, SIGNED by both Gilbar and Johnson, in a maroon slipcase. No price.

 

Gilligan, Roy. Just Another Murder in Miami: A Pat Riordan Mystery. 1994. Published by Brendan Books (Carmel, CA), distributed to the trade by Capra Press. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Glass, Beaumont. Lotte Lehmann: A Life in Opera & Song; The Authorized Biography. 1988. Hard cover. $18.95. Lying in is a two-page typed SIGNED letter from Glass to "Dear Noel" [Young] with many suggestions for publicity on the work.

 

Gorey, Edward & Peter F. Neumeyer. Donald Has a Difficulty. 1970. Paper cover. $4.95.

 

Gorey, Edward & Peter F. Neumeyer. Donald and the… 1969. Paper cover. $4.95. Lying in is the original contract for this book SIGNED by Neumeyer and Gorey and Noel Young, and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Neumeyer, asking for consignment copies and complaining about not receiving statements on the sales.

 

(Gorey). Neumeyer, Peter F. and Edward Gorey. Why We Have Night and Day. 1970. Paper cover. $4.95.

 

Gorey, Edward. The Sopping Thursday. 1971. Capricorn Press. Second printing after a first signed and numbered edition by Gotham Book Mart (NY) in 1970. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Gorey, Edward. The Sopping Thursday. 1971. Capricorn Press. Fourth printing Paper cover. $4.95.

 

Grace, Gregory. The Money of the Sunlight. 1971. Capricorn Press. Soft cover. No printed price.

 

Grace, Gregory. The Money of the Sunlight. 1971. Capricorn Press. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: #22 of 50 SIGNED and numbered by the poet. No printed price.

 

Grant, Gordon. Journey. 1969. Capricorn Press. Soft cover. No printed price.

 

Grant, Gordon. Journey. 1969. Capricorn Press. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Printer's Copy" of 50 SIGNED and numbered by the poet. No printed price.

 

Gray, Virginia and Alan Macrae. Mud Space & Spirit: Handmade Adobes. 1976. Photography by Wayne McCall. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is a handwritten one-page letter from Virginia "Ginger" Gray asking for the copyright to be transferred to herself and Macrae.

 

Greenberg, Henry and Georgia. Carl Gorman's World. 1984. Published by University of New Mexico Press (Albuquerque, NM). SIGNED, inscribed: "For Noel Young / We remember with warmth your encouragement in the early drafts of this book. / Georgia Cook Greenberg / Henry F. Greenberg". Hard cover, dust jacket. No printed price.

 

Grimes, John Douglas. Labyrinth of Dark. 1980. Published by Atelier Editions. LIMITED: 200 copies, this out-of-series copy has a special front page SIGNED by Grimes: "This "out-of-series" Copy of Labyrinth of Dark is present to Noel Young in celebration of poetry and remorse on the death of Henry Miller / John Douglas Grimes / 18 October 1980". Printer wrappers, hand-sewn. No printed price.

 

Hall, Leslie. Bad Girl. 1996. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Hall to Noel Young with ideas about the title, etc. for her book and a copy of the one-page Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Harmon, Dirk. Natives in Exile. 1989. SIGNED and inscribed "To Bob Bason and his new Capra Press! Good luck!!!". Illustrated by Charles Bast. Hard cover, lacking dj. Price unknown. Lying in is a glossy photo of Harmon.

 

Harrington, Kent. Dia De Los Muertos. 2003. Foreword by James Crumley. SIGNED and inscribed to Capra Press. Paper cover. $17.95. Lying in is the original contract for this book, SIGNED by both Harrington and the Capra publisher, Robert E. Bason; also an advertising card and an advertising 8 ½" x 11" advertising sheet both SIGNED by Harrington.

 

Harrington, Kent. Dia De Los Muertos. 2003. Foreword by James Crumley. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Presentation Copy" of 26 lettered and signed by Harrington. Although called for, this copy is NOT signed by Crumley. Soft cover in a black slipcase.

 

Harrington, Kent. Dia De Los Muertos. 2003. Foreword by James Crumley. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Presentation Copy" of 26 lettered and signed by both Harrington and Crumley. Soft cover in a black slipcase. Lying in is the original manuscript of Crumley's introduction with a cover letter SIGNED by Crumley.

 

Haslam, Gerald W. The Other California: The Great Central Valley in Life and Letters. 1990. Joshua Odell Editions. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a SIGNED typed one-page intimate letter from Haslam to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated 12/14/90 discussing an upcoming anthology, Kenneth Patchen and wine.

 

Haslam, Gerald W. and James D. Houston, eds. California Heartland: Writing from the Great Central Valley. 1978. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Hard cover with dust jacket. $15. Lying in is a handwritten two-page SIGNED letter from Haslam to "Dear Noel & Joshua [Young and Odell] regarding possible publication of "The Other Cal II" and "Cal Heartland II."

 

Heintz, William F. Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley, The Early Years, 1838-1920. 1990. Foreword by Brother Timothy, Cellarmaster, Christian Brothers. Hard back, dust jacket. $29.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Heintz SIGNED, and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Heintz to "Mr. Knowles Young", dated April 15, 1988, and a two-page typed SIGNED letter from Heintz to Young dated January 25, 1991.

 

Heintzelman, Donald. Wildlife Protectors Handbook. 1992. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book, as well as a two-page typed SIGNED letter from Heintzelman to Noel Young about promotion of the book, etc.

 

Herbach, Andy and Michael Dillon. Eating & Drinking in France. 2000. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

[Herbach, Andy and Michael Dillon. Eating & Drinking in Italy.] 1999. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in are two one-page typed SIGNED letters from Herbach about the book, a Chicago Sun-Times review of the book and a card advertising piece for the book. Also lying is an e-mail correspondence between Herbach and Bob Bason, the later Capra publisher.

 

Herbach, Andy and Michael Dillon. Eating & Drinking in Spanish. 1996. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book. Also lying in is a one-page SIGNED typed letter from Herbach about the text for this book.

 

Hill, Eleanore. The Family Secret: A Personal Account of Incest. 1985. Hard cover, dust jacket. $15.95.

 

Hillinger, Charles. California Characters: An Array of Amazing People. Foreword from Otis Chandler. 2000. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Hillinger, Charles. Hillinger's California. Foreword by Bob Hope. 1997. Paper cover. $16.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Hillinger to David Dahl (Capra Press). Also lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Hillinger to Noel Young and David Dahl with his long list of locations for signings.

 

Hillinger, Charles. Charles Hillinger's America. Foreword by Charles Kuralt. 1996. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Hillinger to Noel Young proposing that Capra print his books. Also lying in is a one-page letter from Hillinger SIGNED to Craig Blackstone at Blackstone Audiobooks with details about his book being put on tape.

 

Hirschman, Jack. The Cagliostro Arcane. 1981. Published by Michael Hargraves (SF). SIGNED, LIMITED: #97 of 150. Also inscribed on the front end paper: "For Noel / premier printing master and fine friend / Cheers! / Jack Hirschman / 12 May 1981 / San Francisco." Paper covers, stapled. No printed price. (Capra Press had published Hirschman's Cantilations, the 15th chapbook, in 1974.

 

Hoagland, Edward. The Final Fate of the Alligators. 1992. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a SIGNED, typed card from Hoagland to "Dear Noel" [Young] about another possible back-to-back book and inquiring about his sales, and a glossy photo of Hoagland.

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Holmgren, Virginia C. Owls: in Folklore and Natural History. 1988. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a publicity postcard for the book and a SIGNED one-page typed letter to "Dear Judy" [Young] at Capra Press, dated 9/21/89, discussing some changes in another book, Raccoons, and inquiring about her payments.

 

Holmgren, Virginia C. Raccoons. 1990. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a handwritten letter SIGNED from Holmgren, dated April 9, 1997, inquiring about royalties and demanding an explanation of how copies could show up on Amazon when all rights had been returned to her.

 

Holmgren. Virginia C. The Way of the Hummingbird: in Legend, History & Today's Gardens. 1986. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a handwritten letter (note card) from Holmgren to "Dear Noel" [Young] dated May 2, 1990 thanking him for recent payments, etc. and a SIGNED typed letter dated July 25, 1992 to "Dear Noel and Judy" [Young], inquiring about royalty checks and talking about her three books with Capra. Also lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

Hoppen, Donald W. The Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright. 1993. Paper cover. $25.00. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book, a very long handwritten SIGNED two-page letter from Hoppen to Noel Young dated 21 May, 1992.

 

Hotchkiss, Bill. Fever in the Earth. 1977. Published by Blue Oak Press. Distributed by Capra Press. SIGNED by the author. Hard cover, dust jacket. $15. Lying in are a book review from The Sacramento Bee (April, 1978) and a public relations piece for the book from Blue Oak Press with quotes from Gary Snyder, William Everson, Lawrence Clark Powell, Noel Young, etc.

 

Houston, James D. The Adventures of Charlie Bates. 1973. Paper cover. $3.75. Lying in is the original contract for this book, signed by Houston and Noel Young.

 

Houston, James D. Gasoline: The Automotive Adventures of Charlie Bates. 1980. Hard cover, dust jacket. $8.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Houston, dated May 16, 1985, to John Daniel (at Capra Press) regarding book promotion/distribution for what was probably a later book.

 

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki. Reading Japanese American Literature: The Legacy of Three Generations. (In Japanese). Includes Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's "Beyond Manzanar" (originally published by Capra). Paper cover.

 

Hovey, Tamara. John Reed: Witness to Revolution. 1975. Published by George Sand Books (Los Angeles), distributed to the trade by Capra Press. Paper cover. No printed price. There is a wrap-around band on the book mentioning Warren Beatty's motion picture about John Reed, "Reds."

 

Howorth, Peter. Peter Howorth's Foraging Along the California Coast.: The Complete Illustrated Handbook. 1977. Paper cover. $5.95.

 

Howorth, Peter. Foraging Along the Pacific Coast: From Mexico to Puget Sound. 1986. Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Hudson, W. H. The Bird Biographies of W. H. Hudson. Foreword by Jonathan Maslow. 1988. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Gerald Durrell, dated 28th October 1987, providing a blurb for the back (which appears on the rear cover of the book).

 

Hughel, Avvon. The Chew Bunch in Browns Park. 1970. Preface by O. Dock Marston. Edited by Dave Bohn. Published by Scrimshaw Press. Printed at Noel Young Press. Typography by Graham Mackintosh. Hard cover, no dj (as issued?). No printed price.

 

The Human Experience: Contemporary American and Soviet Fiction & Poetry. Forewords by William Styron and Daniil Granin. Edited by the Soviet/American Joint Editorial Board of the Quaker US/USSR Committee. 1989. Joshua Odell Editions. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a newsletter from the Quaker US/USSR Committee about the launching of this project by Stanley Kunitz. Also lying in is a "thank you" note to contributors from Capra Press.

 

Jacopetti, Roland and Ben VanMeter. Rescued Buildings. Photographs by Wayne McCall. 1977. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

James, Allston. Attic Light. 1979. Hard cover, with dj. $7.95. Lying in is a typed, SIGNED letter from James (signed "Allston") to Noel Young (Capra publisher) about the book and three pages of the pre-publication checklist, production cost estimate and print and bind order for the book.

 

Jaspers, Karl. The Question of German Guilt. NY: Capricorn Books. Second impression in 1971 (Originally published by Dial Press in 1947). THIS "CAPRICORN BOOKS" was an imprint of Dial Press and when they informed Noel Young that they already owned that name, he changed the name of his press from "Capricorn" to "Capra." Paper cover.. $1.15.

 

Johnson, Robert P. Thirteen Moons: A Year in the Wilderness. 2000. SIGNED and inscribed to Bob Bason (later editor of Capra Press) "for resuscitating Capra." Paper cover. $14.95.

 

Jones, Karin Kavelin. Beast in the Mirror: The Life of Outsider Artist Antonio Ligabue. 1997. Hard cover with dj. $22.50. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Jones to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated January 8, 1997, thanking him for the lunch and talking about her upcoming book. Also lying in is a one-page typed letter from David [Dahl, on Capra letterhead] with various questions about the book and (on the reverse) a hand-written SIGNED response from Jones.

 

Jordan, Richard Tyler. But Darling, I'm Your Auntie Mame!: The Amazing History of the World's Favorite Madcap Aunt. Introduction by Jerry Herman. 1998. Hard cover, with dj. $26.00. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Jordan to Noel Young regarding his upcoming book. Also lying in is a full-color reproduction of the book cover.

 

Jordan, Richard Tyler. But Darling, I'm Your Auntie Mame!: The Amazing History of the World's Favorite Madcap Aunt. Introduction by Jerry Herman. 1998. Soft cover. $18.00

 

Kaysing, Bill. Great Hot Springs of the West. Foreword by Leon Elder (pseudonym for Noel Young). 1974. First edition of this work, edited and reprinted many times by Capra. Paper cover. $4.95. Lying in is a typed SIGNED one-page letter, dated 11/23/81, from Kaysing to "Dear Noel" [Young] saying that his wife has Parkinson's and offering to sell all rights to Hot Springs to Young. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Kaysing.

 

Kaysing, Bill. Great Hot Springs of the West: Revised and Expanded. 1990. Paper cover. $14.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Kaysing to Noel Young about the upcoming revision of the book.

 

Kaysing, Bill & Ruth. Great Hot Springs of the West: New Listings & Updates. Fourth Edition. 1993. Paper cover. $16.95. Lying in is a SIGNED card from Kaysing to David Dahl (Capra) and another typed SIGNED card about royalties.

 

Kelly, Frank K. Starship Invincible. 1979. SIGNED. Paper cover. $4.95. Lying in is a one-page handwritten SIGNED letter from Kelly to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated Oct. 17, 1988 with a discussion of his early science fiction pieces, and a second letter dated 1988 from Kelly to Young enclosing a review and reminiscing about the origin of the book.

 

Kelly, Frank K. Harry Truman and the Human Family. 1998. SIGNED and inscribed to Bob Bason (a later owner and publisher of Capra Press). Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Kelly in the Capra offices, a proposal letter from Kelly handwritten and SIGNED to Noel Young, dated July 26, 1997, and a two-page handwritten "Biographical Information" from Kelly.

 

Kendall, Elaine. Seeing Europe Again: Confessions of a First World Traveler. 1995. First ed., SIGNED and inscribed to Capra Press. Paper cover. $11.95. Lying in is the publisher's extensive error slip.

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Kiewit, John S. Gone to Sanctuary From the Sins of Confusion. 1997. Hard cover. $60. Lying in is a SIGNED holiday card from Oralee and Ralph Kiewit (John Kiewit's parents) of a picture of Yosemite Valley, taken by John Kiewit and included in the collection of his works in Special Collections at the UCSB Davidson Library.

 

Kiewit, John S. Gone to Sanctuary From the Sins of Confusion. 1997. Paper cover. $38.

 

Jong, Erica, Thomas Sanchez, Kay Boyle, Henry Miller. Four Visions of America. 1977. Hard cover. $8.95.

 

Kicknosway, Faye. A Man is a Hook. Trouble. Poems 1964-1973. 1974. SIGNED, LIMITED: #42 of 100. Hard cover. No printed price. Lying in is the original contract SIGNED by both Kicknosway and Noel Young, dated 8/28/74, for this book.

 

Kicknosway, Faye. A Man is a Hook. Trouble. Poems 1964-1973. 1974. Paper cover. $2.95.

 

Kirsch, Robert. Lives, Works & Transformations: A Quarter Century of Book Reviews and Essays. Edited by Linda Rolens. 1978. SIGNED and inscribed to "Graham" Macintosh (who worked at Capra Press and printed this book) and dated Sept. 16, 1978. Hard cover, dust jacket $10.95. Lying in is a 20-page advance sampler, paper cover, stapled.

 

Knoll, Zig. Not My Mother's Child. 1971. Capricorn Press. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: #19 of 52. No printed price. Lying in is a copy of Knoll's obituary.

 

Knoll, Zig. Not My Mother's Child. 1971. Capricorn Press. LIMITED: 500 paper cover copies. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Koehler, Ann. A Shaggy Dog's Book of Hours. 1991. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is a handwritten SIGNED card to "Dear Noel" [Young].

 

Korte, Mary Norbert. Mammals of Delight. 1978. Published by Oyez (Berkeley). Printed in Santa Barbara by Mackintosh and [Noel] Young. LIMITED: 1 of 550. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Krieger, David. Today is Not a Good Day for War. 2005. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a one-page advertising piece for the book.

 

Krieger, David. Today is Not a Good Day for War. 2005. SIGNED to Capra Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26 lettered and signed by the author. Soft cover (no hard covers were printed), in a maroon slipcase.

 

Krieger, David. Today is Not a Good Day for War. 2005. Bound manuscript. Paper. SIGNED.

 

Krieger, David. Today is Not a Good Day for War. 2005. Advance reading copy, untrimmed, bound. Paper. SIGNED to Capra Press.

 

Krieger, David and Carah Ong, eds. Hold Hope, Wage Peace. 2005. Foreword by Walter Cronkite. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $15.95.

 

Krieger, David. The Poetry of Peace. Foreword by Terry Tempest Williams. 2003. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $17.95. Lying in is the original book contract SIGNED by both Kreiger and the Capra publisher, Robert Bason, as well as an advertising postcard, SIGNED by Krieger. Also lying in are 3 Christmas cards from Krieger to Capra publisher Bob Bason and the one-page advertising sheet from Capra and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

 

Krieger, David. The Poetry of Peace. Foreword by Terry Tempest Williams. 2003. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 100 numbered and 26 lettered and signed by both Krieger and Williams (on the title page, rather than the colophon page). Hard cover, in a white slipcase.

 

Krieger, David. Hope in a Dark Time. Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. 2003. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $17.95. Lying in is the original contract for this book SIGNED by both Krieger and the Capra publisher, Robert E. Bason, and a copy of the copyright application for this book.

 

Krieger, David. Hope in a Dark Time. Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. 2003. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 100 numbered and 26 lettered and SIGNED by both Krieger and Tutu. Hard cover, in a black slipcase.

 

Krieger, David and Frank Kelly. Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age: Ideas for Action. 1988. SIGNED by both Krieger and Kelly to "Bob Bason" (a later owner and publisher of Capra Press). Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a Christmas card from Krieger to Capra publisher Bob Bason..

 

Krysl, Marilyn. Honey You've Been Dealt A Winning Hand. 1980. Soft cover. $6.50. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Krysl to Noel Young, dated 6/1/88 asking that the rights to the book revert to her.

 

Lachtman, Howard. Sherlock Slept Here. 1985. Soft cover. $9.95. Lying in is an original contract SIGNED by both Lachtman and Noel Young, dated Dec. 17, 1982, for a book to be titled "Young Wolf.". Also enclosed is a very long 3-page typed SIGNED letter from Lachtman to Young proposing a book on Robert Louis Stevenson, dated April 7, 1993.

 

Lackner, Stephan. The Fables and Foibles of Professor Nimbus. Drawings by Howard Warshaw. 1966. Printed by Noel Young (before Capra was established). SIGNED and inscribed by both Lackner and Warshaw. Paper cover. Lying in is a card ad for the book for a signing at the Esther Bear Gallery in Santa Barbara. No printed price.

 

Lanchester, Elsa. A Gamut of Girls. Songs by Forman Brown. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. 1988. SIGNED by Forman Brown and dated in year of publication.

 

Lee, Hector. Heroes Villains and Ghosts: Folklore of Old California. 1984. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letters from Lee to John Daniel at Capra Press asking for page proofs of the book and questioning some things about the publication. Lying in is a glossy photo of Lee.

 

Lee, Hector. The Bodega War and other Tales from Western Lore. 1988. Paper Cover. $8.95. Lying in is a one-page typed letter SIGNED by Lee to "Dear Noel" [Young] asking for copies of his book. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Lee.

 

Leen, Daniel. The Freighthopper's Manual for North America: Hoboing in the 1980s. Paper. $4.95.

 

Le Guin, Ursula K. Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences. 1987. Hard cover, dust jacket. $15.95. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Le Guin at a signing for Capra Press.

 

Le Guin, Ursula K. A 3-page SIGNED contract for "Wild Angels," SIGNED by both Le Guin and Noel Young, the Capra publisher. The book was published in 1975 as #27 in the Capra Chapbook series. Fine.

 

Leigh, Carol. California Gardens: A Nature Lovers Guide. 1993. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a one-page typed letter SIGNED by Leigh to "Garden Gift Shop and Bookstore" owners who are included in the book, advertising sales. Also lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Leigh to "Dear Noel and Judy" [Young], dated June 6, 1991, asking for a delay in the printing of the book until 1993.

 

Lentz, Joan Easton. Great Birding Trips of the West. 1989. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Lentz to "Dear Noel" [Young] asking for her advance, dated June 15, 1989, and a glossy photo of Lentz.

 

Lentz, Joan Easton & Judith Young. Birdwatching: A Guide for Beginners. 1985. SIGNED to Capra Press. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Levenson, Roger. Women in Printing: Northern California, 1857-1890. 1994. Hard cover, dust jacket. $25.00 Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book, a two-page typed SIGNED letter from Levenson to Noel Young dated 24 June 1993, and a copy of Levenson's obituary in the SF Chronicle (undated).

 

Levenson, Roger. Women in Printing: Northern California, 1857-1890. 1994. Paper cover. $12.95.

 

Liddy, James. Baudelaire's Bar Flowers. 1975. Capra Press and White Rabbit Press (Graham Mackintosh). SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series copy without numbering of 50. SIGNED by Graham Mackintosh, but not by Liddy, as called for. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Liddy, James. Baudelaire's Bar Flowers. 1975. Capra Press and White Rabbit Press (Graham Mackintosh). LIMITED to 500 copies. Paper cover. $3.00.

 

Lifshin, Lyn, ed. Lips Unsealed: Confidences from Contemporary Women Writers. 1990. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a typed unsigned postcard to "Dear Noel" [Young].

 

Lincoln, Kenneth. A Writer's China: Bridges East & West. 1999. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Lincoln. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a one-page handwritten letter from Lincoln to David [Dahl – at Capra Press], dated April 17, 1999, about his payments for the book: "If this one doesn't rake in a Pulitzer…."

 

Lincoln, Kenneth. Men Down West. 1997. SIGNED, inscribed and dated in year of publication ("Jan '97"). Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Lincoln to "Dear Noel" [Young] regarding the MS for this book, dated March 23, 1995, and another letter dated Oct. 21, 2000, about remaindering both his books. Also lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a Publisher's Weekly review of the book.

 

Lollar, Amanda. The Bat in My Pocket: A Memorable Friendship. 1992. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Lollar to "Dear Noel" [Young] describing a television program about her love of bats and sending Young a video of the program, dated Feb. 28, 1993. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Lollar, as well as a second letter half typed, half handwritten, SIGNED (without date), about her book.

 

London, Jack. Young Wolf: The Early Adventure Stories of Jack London. Introduction and edited by Howard Lachtman. Lying in is the original contract for this book, signed by both Lachtman and Noel Young, the publisher. 1984. Paper cover.

 

Long, Sam. Scissors Sam Says Be Sharp. 1972. Diagrams by Nan O'Byrne. Capricorn Press and Scrimshaw Press (Dave Bohn, SF). SIGNED, inscribed, dated 1973. Paper cover. $1.50. Lying in is a one-page hand-written letter from Long to Noel Young, dated August 10, 1976, complaining bitterly about how he was being cheated out of the balance of his advance.

 

Long, Sam. Scissors Sam Says Be Sharp. 1972. Diagrams by Nan O'Byrne. Capricorn Press and Scrimshaw Press (Dave Bohn, SF). SIGNED, inscribed "Sept. 12, 1974 / To my friend / Noel Young / from the nationally famous hobo / Sam Long". Also SIGNED by Nan O'Byrne (who did the diagrams) to Bob Bason (the second owner and publisher of Capra). Hard cover. Probably one of a very few specially-bound copies for presentation. No printed price.

 

Loomis, Edward. Of Bank Burning: A Documentary Novel from Isla Vista. 1970. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Loomis, Edward. Of Bank Burning: A Documentary Novel from Isla Vista. 1970. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #133 of 150. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Lopez, Jack. Cholos & Surfers: A Latino Family Album. 1998. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Lopez. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Lopez to "Dear David" [Dahl], the assistant publisher at Capra at the time, about promotion for his book.

 

Macdonald, Ross. Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into The Past. Foreword by Eudora Welty. Edited and with an Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. 1981. Paper cover. $6.95. SIGNED by Ralph Sipper.

 

Macdonald, Ross. Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into The Past. Foreword by Eudora Welty. Edited and with an Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. 1981. Hard cover (red), dust jacket. $15. SIGNED and inscribed by Ralph B. Sipper "for Bob Bason" (a later owner and publisher of Capra).

 

Macdonald, Ross. Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into The Past. Foreword by Eudora Welty. Edited and with an Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. 1981. Hard cover (black), no dj (as issued): SIGNED, LIMITED: #24 of 250 copies numbered and SIGNED by both Macdonald and Welty. Although uncalled for, this copy is also SIGNED by Ralph Sipper.

 

Mackintosh, Graham. A Taste of California. Santa Barbara: Friends of the UCLA Library, 1977. First ed. Folio-sized brown cloth portfolio with label. Designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh, Noel Young's long-time printing partner in Mackintosh & Young. One of 250 copies. The binder contains a cover sheet and seven sheets of illustrated recipes of California cooking that were produced to celebrate the extensive cookbook collection at UCLA. This copy is designated as the "Binder's Copy" and is signed by Mackintosh and the portfolio's binder, Linda Benet. Fine. No printed price. (Oversize)

 

Magee, David. A Course in Correct Cataloguing or Notes to the Neophyte. 1977. Preface by James D. Hart. Published by NCC/ABAA (San Francisco). Printed in Santa Barbara by Mackintosh & Young. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Marcus, Morton. Where the Oceans Cover Us. Foreword by Richard Hugo. Note by William Everson. 1972. SIGNED and inscribed by Marcus. Soft cover. $2.95. Lying in is an printed advertising piece about the book with a quote by Charles Simic, with the printed price of $3.50 overprinted with $2.95.

 

Marcus, Morton. Where the Oceans Cover Us. Foreword by Richard Hugo. Note by William Everson. 1972. Hard cover. No printed price ($10.00). SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Printer's Copy" of 100. Lying in is an advertising piece with a blurb by Charles Simic.

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Marcus, Morton. The Santa Cruz Mountain Poems. Drawings by Gary H. Brown. 1972. Paper cover. $4.95. SIGNED.

 

Masciana, Edmond. Shortcuts on Wine: Everything the Wine Lover Needs to Know. 1996. Paper cover. $10.95.

 

Martin, Jay. Always Merry and Bright: The Life of Henry Miller. 1978. Hard cover, dust jacket. $15.00. Lying in are three glossy photos, one of Miller, one of a caricature of Miller by Brassai (both included in the book) and one of Miller, Noel Young and Emil White.

 

Matheson, Richard. The Path: Metaphysics for the '90s. 1993. Paper cover. $10.95.

 

Maytag, Ken. Broadside. "A Canadian Porch" . Carpinteria, CA: Painted Cave Books, October, 1971. LIMITED: 100 copies. SIGNED, INSCRIBED: "for Noel - Many Thanks - Ken Maytag." Printed by Young/Macintosh. ASSOCIATION COPY. Ken Maytag was the owner and publisher of Unicorn Books and Noel (Young) was the owner and publisher of Capra.

 

McCurdy, Michael: McCurdy's World: A Postcard Book. 1992. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from McCurdy, dated January 25, 1993, inquiring about a sales report for the book, and an earlier one-page typed SIGNED letter from McCurdy to Noel Young about providing a raccoon illustration for a Capra book (by Holmgren), dated July 18, 1989. Also lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book.

 

McKinney, John. McKinney, John. California Coastal Trails. Vol. I: Mexican Border to Big Sur. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1983. Paper.

 

McKinney, John. Day Hiker's Guide to Southern California. 1981. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

McQuarrie, Jack. Wildcrafting: Harvesting the Wilds for a Living. 1975. Paper cover. $4.95.

 

Meltzer, David. Greenspeech. 1970. Published by Christopher Books. Printed by Noel Young. There were 1,000 copies printed "with help from sycamore and oak leaves blown down on Santa Barbara," and 50 were bound in boards, numbered and signed. Paper wrappers, stapled. No printed price. (Capra published Meltzer's Bark: A Polemic, the 6th in the chapbook series, in 1973.)

 

Mendoza, Tony. A Cuban Summer. 2013. Capra Press (San Francisco). $15.

 

Mendoza, Tony. Dogs: A Postcard Book. 1995. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a postcard from Miller to Noel Young, dated 7/2/86 inquiring about a friend's address.

 

Mendoza, Tony: Ernie: A Photographer's Memoir. Introduction by Owen Edwards. 1985. Paper cover. $6.95. Lying in is a handwritten SIGNED postcard, postmarked 13 Aug. 1985, to Noel Young.

 

Mendoza, Tony. Ernie's Postcard Book. 1989. Paper cover. $6.95. Lying in are two typed letters, both SIGNED by Mendoza to Noel Young, the first dated 9/11/91, advising him of a problem on his royalty accounting, and the second on 2/15/92, complaining about the lateness of the royalty check.

 

Meyer, Justin. Plain Talk about Fine Wine. Foreword by Robert Mondavi. 1989. Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Millar, Margaret. The Birds and the Beasts Were There. 1991. SIGNED. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a copy of a one-page typed page SIGNED (in copy) with the foreword to this work.

 

Miller, Henry. Reflections. Edited by Twinka Thiebaud. 1981. Paper cover. $6.95.

 

Miller. Reflections on the Death of Mishima. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1972. First ed. in English (originally published in Japanese in 1971), 12mo. LIMITED: One of 200 numbered, hardbound copies SIGNED by the author. Laid into this copy is the original contract for the book, SIGNED by Miller and the publisher, Noel Young. Milled has crossed out two of the contract's clauses and written the word "cut" in the margin of each clause. Also laid in is the advertising card with the picture of Mishima on one side and the promo for the book on the other. Fine without dust jacket as issued.

 

Miller, Henry. Sextet: Collected Chapbooks by Henry Miller. 1977. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Miller, Henry. First Impressions of Greece. 1973. Paper cover. $2.95. Lying in is an original advertising piece for First Impressions (as well as for Reflections on the Death of Mishima and On Turning Eighty, both printed previously by Capra).

 

Miller, Henry. First Impressions of Greece. 1973. Uncorrected page proofs. Octavo sheets stapled at the corner. With text (two pages per sheet).. This set (labeled "Set 2") is SIGNED and dated by Miller and also by the editor / publisher, Noel Young. No printed price.

 

Miller, Henry. The Waters Reglitterized. 1973. Paper cover. $2.95.

 

Miller, Henry. The Waters Reglitterized. 1973. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: #43 of 285 copies numbered and SIGNED.

 

Miller, Henry. O Lake of Light. 1981. Single sheet on gray stock, a holiday greeting from Capra Press. This is Henry Miller's only published poem (first appearing in WAKE No. 7, Autumn, 1946, New York). Paper. No printed price.

 

Miller, Henry. Gliding into the Everglades. 1977. Published by Lost Pleiade Press, distributed to the trade by Capra. Originally printed in 1976 in Santa Barbara by Mackintosh and Young. Paper cover. $3.75.

 

Miller, Henry. Joey. Volume III Book of Friends. 1979. SIGNED, LIMITED: #201 of 250. Hard cover, dust jacket. Lying in is the original advertising piece for the book from Capra and a photograph of Henry Miller and Brenda (Venus).

 

Miller, Henry. The Paintings of Henry Miller: Paint As You Like and Die Happy. With Collected Essays by Henry Miller on the Art of Watercolor. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. Edited by Noel Young. SIGNED, LIMITED: #108 of 250, SIGNED by Lawrence Durrell. Hard cover in a gray slipcase with a Miller painting on it. Lying in are a copy of the Capra Press announcement about the book and a handwritten card from "Jacques," (close friend of Durrell's) to Noel Young, dated 1/1/89. The card is a picture of Durrell and Miller in bed laughing. Also lying in is an unpublished 3" x 5" glossy photo of Miller as an old man (in his bathrobe) painting.

 

Miller, Henry. Henry Miller's Book of Friends. 1976. Paper cover. $3.95.

 

Miller, Henry. Henry Miller's Book of Friends. 1976. Hard cover. $7.95.

 

Miller, Henry. Henry Miller's Book of Friends. 1976. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Presentation Copy" (the number 265 is crossed out) SIGNED by Miller (of 250). Hard cover, specially bound in black leatherette with acetate dust jacket. Lying in is a glossy photo of Miller with Brenda Venus.

 

Miller, Henry. Henry Miller's Book of Friends. 1976. A one-of-a kind specially-bound copy of the book reading "This copy was hand-bound for Noel Young by Frank Buxton, March 1976". SIGNED by Miller. The spectacular multi-colored inlaid leather binding is protected in a specially-made and color-coordinated fancy slip case. Hard cover in slip case. No printed price.

 

(Miller, Henry). Fielding, Blair, ed. Nothing But the Marvelous: Wisdoms of Henry Miller. 1990. Hard cover, dust jacket $12.95. Lying in is a copy of the Capra Press press release about the book and a print sheet of an alternate cover that was apparently never used.

 

(Miller, Henry). Fielding, Blair, ed. Nothing But the Marvelous: Wisdoms of Henry Miller. 1999. Paper cover. $12.95.

 

Miller, Henry. My Bike & Other Friends (Volume II, Book of Friends). SIGNED, LIMITED: #65 (of 250). Hard cover, dust jacket. No printed price. Lying in is a glossy photo of Miller on his bike.

 

Miller, Henry. Henry Miller's Book of Friends: A Trilogy. 1987. Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Miller, Henry. The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation. 1980. Edited with an introduction and notes by Evelyn J. Hinz and John J. Teunissen. 1980. Hard cover, dust jacket. $15.00.

 

Miller, Joaquin. True Bear Stories. Foreword by William Everson. Edited by James Robertson. 1987. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Miller, Robert H. & Christine A. Opie. Back Pain Relief: The Ultimate Guide. Foreword by Dr. William Brose. 1997. Paper cover. $14.95. Lying in is a one-page typed letter, dated July 5, 1996, SIGNED by both Miller and Opie about their upcoming book.

 

Millman, Lawrence. Wolverine Creates the World: Labrador Indian Tales. 1993. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to Capra Press and Noel Young. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a typed SIGNED letter from Millman, dated November 2, 1994, talking about a new MS for a book titled Northern Latitudes (never published by Capra). Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Millman to "Dear Noel" [Young], with specific requests about his upcoming book and another typed SIGNED letter to Young enclosing the MS for the book and a typed SIGNED post card about the book.

 

Millman, Lawrence. A Kayak Full of Ghosts: Eskimo Tales. 1987. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to Capra Press "my favorite publisher ever!". Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a hand-written one-page SIGNED letter from Millman to "Dear Noel" [Young], undated, about a review of the book, and a second typed SIGNED one-page letter to Young, dated 1982, about his future book ideas.

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Millman, Mary and Dave Bohn. Master of Line: John W. Winkler, American Etcher. 1994. Hard cover, dust jacket. $58. Lying in is the "Distribution Agreement" for this book, SIGNED by both Dave Bohn and Noel Young.

 

Mills, Paul. The New Figurative Art of David Park. 1988. SIGNED by Mills to "Bob Bason" (the second owner and publisher of Capra Press). Paper cover. Lying in is the original SIGNED distribution agreement for the book. SIGNED by both Mills and Noel Young (Capra's publisher).No printed price.

 

Mingo, Jack. The Official Couch Potato Handbook: A Guide to Prolonged Television Viewing. Illustrated by Robert Armstrong. 1983. Paper cover. $4.95.

 

Mitchner, Stuart and Ray Ordas. About India. Drawings by Ray Ordas. 1975. Published by Savoy Press, distributed by Capra Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #83 of 100 SIGNED by both Mitchner and Ordas. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Morse, Peter. Popular Art: The Example of Jean Charlot. 1978. Paper cover. Lying in is a review by the Hawaii Literary Arts Council. $4.95.

 

Morse, Peter. Popular Art: The Example of Jean Charlot. 1978. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Noe Young's Copy" of 100 with four original prints, numbered and SIGNED by both Morse and Charlot. Hard cover. No printed price. Lying in is a one-page handwritten letter SIGNED from Morse to Noel [Young], dated 2/12/78, a typed SIGNED postcard dated April 17, 1978 about a distribution matter and a SIGNED postcard from Jean Charlot.

 

Mueller, John. Prussian Blue. 1984. Published by Deep Forest Publications (San Ramon). LIMITED: #87 of 100. SIGNED, inscribed: "For Noel Young / on the occasion of planning the Henry Miller Festival in San Francisco 1990 / John". Printer wrappers, stapled. No printed price.

 

Mullin, Arthur. Spy: America's First Double Agent. 1987. SIGNED and inscribed by the author. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95. Lying in are two glossy photos of Mullin and the original contract for this book SIGNED by both Mullin and Noel Young.

 

Mytinger, Melissa. Capra Press: A Bibliographical Checklist 1969-1979. 1979. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Nabokov, Peter. Indian Running. 1981. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a two-page typewritten SIGNED letter from Nabokov to Noel Young, dated Nov. 26, 1982, about holding his royalties, etc. Mentioning someone's help as a lasting contribution, he says: "it doesn't look like much between two pieces of bread but it fills the heart."

 

Nathan, Robert. Evening Song: Selected Poems 1950 – 1973. Produced and published jointly by Capra Press and San Francisco Book Company, distributed by Capra. Paper cover. $1.95.

 

Nathan, Robert. Evening Song: Selected Poems 1950 – 1973. Produced and published jointly by Capra Press and San Francisco Book Company, distributed by Capra. SIGNED, LIMITED: #88 of 250. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Neff, Wallace, Jr., ed. Wallace Neff: Architect of California's Golden Age. Text by Alson Clark. Foreword by David Gebhard. 1986. Hard cover, dust jacket. $?? Lying in is a handwritten SIGNED letter from Neff to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated 1990.

 

Neutra, Richard. Nature Near: Late Essays of Richard Neutra. Foreword by Norman Cousins. Edited by William Marlin. 1989. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95. Lying in is a long one-page handwritten SIGNED letter from Neutra's wife, Dione Neutra, dated Sept. 13, 89, with several ideas for reviews for the book.

 

Newcomer, Rebecca Kosier. A Mother's Journal for Her Son, 1887-1908. Edited and introduced by Marilyn Yalom. 1988. Hard cover, dust jacket. $12.95. Lying in are two one-page handwritten SIGNED letters from Newcomer to Noel Young, dated March and October, 1988. Also lying is a two-page handwritten letter SIGNED from Marilyn Yalom to "Dear Noel" [Young]. Yalom financed the publishing of this and other Capra/Rhodora books.

 

Nickles, Liz and Tamara Asseyev. First Cat, Second Term. Illustrated by Ilyse Segal. 1997. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). $7.95. Lying in is the Capra Press advertising sheet for the book.

 

Nietzke, Ann. Windowlight: A Woman's Journal From the Edge of America. 1981. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a typed postcard from Nietzke to Noel Young: "Shame on you, Noel Young….."

 

Nin, Anais. The Mystic of Sex: A First Look at D. H. Lawrence. Uncollected Writings, 1931-1974. Edited and with a preface by Gunther Stuhlmann. 1995. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and 3 one-page typed SIGNED letters, dated 1994, 1996 and 2000, from Gunther Stuhlmann, the author's representative/literary executor of Nin's estate. Also lying in is a glossy photo of Nin, from the late '60s.

 

Nolan, William F. Ships in the Night. Foreword by Paul McComas. 2005. SIGNED by Nolan. Paper cover. $17.95. Lying in are a handwritten postcard SIGNED by Nolan, a one-page advertising sheet and a one-page handwritten letter from McComas.

 

Nolan, William F. Ships in the Night. Foreword by Paul McComas. 2005. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26 copies lettered and SIGNED by both Nolan and McComas, with individualized cartoon drawings by each. Paper cover, in black slipcase. No printed price.

 

Nyerges, Christopher. Guide to Wild Foods. Illustrated by Janice Fryling. 1982. Published by Survival News Service (L.A., CA), distributed by Capra Press. SIGNED by both Nyerges and Fryling. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a handwritten letter, SIGNED by Nyerges to Bob Bason (the second owner and publisher of Capra) sending this copy of the book and asking for consideration of a publishing proposal, dated 4/15/03 and an additional e-mail correspondence between Nyerges and Bason.

 

O'Byrne, Nan. Hokusai. Tree Frog Press. 1973. SIGNED and inscribed by O'Byrne. This tiny book was "Designed, printed & bound in Santa Barbara at the Tree Frog Press by Nan O'Byrne & Graham Mackintosh. Printed by hand & foot on a Golding treadle press in the basement of Capra Press. No printed price.

 

Okamoto, Kanoko. The House Spirit. Translated by Kazuko Sugisaki. 1995. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book, as well as a glossy photo of Sugisaki and a handwritten SIGNED note from Sugisaki to Noel Young, dated Dec. 23, 1993, with details about the manuscript indicated that it had been completely retyped personally by Gunther Stuhlmann, the literary executor for the estate of Anais Nin. Also lying in is a typed SIGNED letter from Stuhlmann dated 28 Aug 2000.

 

Oldfield, Col. Barney. Never a Shot in Anger. 1989. Battle of Normandy Museum edition. Printed signatures on a presentation bookplate inside the front cover by both Oldfield and Anthony C. Stout, President of the U.S. Committee for The Battle of Normandy Museum. Paper cover. No printed price. SIGNED and inscribed by Oldfield.

 

Oldfield, Col. Barney. Never a Shot in Anger. 1989. Battle of Normandy Museum edition. SIGNED (probably printed signatures) on a presentation bookplate inside the front cover by both Oldfield and Anthony C. Stout, President of the U.S. Committee for The Battle of Normandy Museum. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95.

 

Patchen, Kenneth. Patchen's Lost Plays. Edited and with an introduction by Richard G. Morgan. 1977. Paper cover. $3.95.

 

Patchen, Kenneth. Patchen's Lost Plays. Edited and with an introduction by Richard G. Morgan. 1977. SIGNED, LIMITED: One of 100 numbered and hardbound. BUT, this copy out-of-series is neither numbered nor signed.

 

Paulson, Dennis, ed. Voice of Survival in the Nuclear Age. Introduction by Carl Sagan. 1986. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Peake, Katy, Kit Tremaine, Julia Cunningham and Julia Bates. A Four Gathering. 1981. SIGNED by Julia ("Judy") Cunningham and Julia Bates. Paper cover. $5.00

 

Peake, Katy, Kit Tremaine, Julia Cunningham and Julia Bates. A Four Gathering. 1981. SIGNED, LIMITED: #1 of 50 copies, SIGNED by all four authors. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Pellechia, Thomas. Garlic, Wine and Olive Oil: Historical Anecdotes and Recipes. 2000. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a one-page typed SIGNED letter, undated, from Pellechia to David Dahl (Capra Press), sending the full manuscript for this book for consideration, and a glossy photo of Pellechia, SIGNED.

 

Pepper, Elizabeth. The original contract for a book entitled The Witches Almanac, dated Nov. 7, 1995 and SIGNED by both Pepper and Noel Young (Capra publisher). Also, a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Pepper to Young, dated January 12, 1997.

 

Pepper, Elizabeth and John Wilcock, eds. A Book of Days: Wisdom Through the Seasons. 1996. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Pepper, as well as a one-page typed SIGNED letter to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated 24 Aug. 1995, about the upcoming book.

 

Perera, Padma. Dr. Salaam & Other Stories of India. 1978. Paper cover. $3.95.

 

Perera, Padma. Dr. Salaam & Other Stories of India. 1978. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Publisher's Copy" of 100 handbound, numbered and SIGNED by the author. This copy is also SIGNED by Graham Mackintosh, who set the type. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Perlongo, Bob, ed. The Everyday Almanac. 1995. Second Edition. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a SIGNED fax letter dated 2004 to Capra's second publisher, Robert Bason, offering the manuscript for "The Marijuana Almanac."

 

Petracca, Michael. Captain Zzyzx. 1992. Joshua Odell Editions. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is an invitation to a reading for the book at the Earthling Bookshop in Santa Barbara.

 

Petracca, Michael. Doctor Syntax. 1991. Joshua Odell Editions. Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Petersen, David. Racks: The Natural History of Antlers and the Animals That Wear Them. Drawings by Michael McCurdy. 1991. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Petersen and a one-page typed SIGNED letter to Noel Young about this book. Also lying in is a postcard from Petersen to Noel Young, dated 1/13/96, and a typed SIGNED postcard from Petersen to Noel Young, dated 1/18/92.

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Powell, Lawrence Clark. The Blue Train. 1977. Afterword by Henry Miller. SIGNED and inscribed by Powell. Paper cover. $3.95.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. California Classics. 1982. Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. El Morro. 1984. LIMITED, SIGNED: An out-of-series copy SIGNED by both Powell and Ward Ritchie, but not numbered or lettered. Hard cover, no dust jacket. No printed price. Lying in is a glossy photo of Powell and a handwritten SIGNED note from Ward Ritchie to Noel Young, dated 1996.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. El Morro. 1984. LIMITED, SIGNED, LETTERED: Letter "E" of 26 copies SIGNED by both Powell and Ward Ritchie. Hard cover, no dust jacket. No printed price.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. El Morro. 1984. Paper cover. $7.95.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. The Evening Redness. 1991. Hard cover, no dust jacket (as issued). No printed price. Lying in is a handwritten card from Powell to Noel Young, the Capra publisher, dated 1992.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. The Evening Redness. 1991. SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED: #82 of 100. Hard cover, no dust jacket (as issued), in a red slip case. No printed price.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. The Holly and the Fleece. 1995. Hard cover, dust jacket. $20. Lying in is a glossy photo of Powell and a one-page typed MS of the "Jacket Front Flap" for the book, emended in hand by Powell, with a substantial handwritten postscript to the MS to Noel Young, SIGNED by Powell.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. An Orange Grove Boyhood. 1988. Foreword by Kevin Starr. Hard cover, dust jacket. $12.95

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. Portrait of My Father. 1986. Hard cover, dust jacket.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. The River Between. 1979. LIMITED, SIGNED: #3 of 100 copies SIGNED and numbered by the author. Hard cover, dust jacket. Lying in is a glossy photo of Powell signing the book

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. The River Between. 1979. First ed. SIGNED. Hard cover, dust jacket.

 

[Powell, Lawrence Clark]. Soundings: Collections of the University Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, June 1977. Vol. IX, Number 1. This publication includes "Rivers of Books: a Tribute to Edwin Corle" by Powell, which includes a color picture of his book, The Blue Train, published by Capra in 1977.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark. Southwest Classics. 1974. Published by Ward Ritchie Press. This second printing (1975) was "distributed by Capra Press" and a sticker for such has been pasted over the Ward Ritchie Press attribution. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Prelutsky, Burt. Civilization and Welcome to It. Illustrations by Hank Hinton. 1987. Paper cover. $7.95. Lying in is a one-page typed letter on yellow paper from Prelutsky to Noel Young, the Capra publisher, acknowledging the return of a (later) MS.

 

Rabe, Claire. Sicily Enough. 1976. SIGNED, LIMITED: #36 of 100. Hard cover. No printed price. Lying in is the original SIGNED "agent agreement" for this book, SIGNED by both Rabe and Noel Young, as well as an obituary and "in memoriam" article about the death of Rabe, dated 9/03.

 

Rabe, Claire. Sicily Enough. 1976. Paper cover. $3.75.

 

Rabe, Claire. Sicily Enough and More. 1989. SIGNED and inscribed. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of the author appearing on the back cover and the original contract for this book, signed by Rabe and Noel Young.

 

Rabe, Claire. Impressions. 1996. SIGNED and inscribed. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a news article from the Santa Barbara News-Press about the death of Rabe.

 

Reich, Kenneth. Making It Happen: Peter Ueberroth and the 1984 Olympics. 1986. SIGNED and inscribed by Reich. Hard cover, dust jacket. $17.95. Lying in is a long typed SIGNED letter from Reich to Noel Young complaining about his royalties and making comments about Ueberroth.

 

Ross, Lillian Bos. Blaze Allan. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1986. A Gary Koeppel book. First edition by Capra (originally published in 1944). Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Ross, Lillian Bos. The Stranger in Big Sur. 1985. First edition by Capra (originally published in 1942). Paper cover. $9.95.

 

Rutzebeck, Hjalmar. Alaska Man's Luck and other works by Hjalmer Rutzebeck. Pasadena, CA: Garland-Clarke Editions. 1988. Distributed by Capra Press. Capra is mentioned both on the title page and the jacket spine $27.

 

Sanford, John. Adirondack Stories. 1976. SIGNED "for Capra Press". Paper cover. $4.50. Mearns A10c.

 

Sanford, John. A Palace of Silver: A Memoir of Maggie Roberts. Foreword by Norman Corwin. Afterword by Joseph McBride. 2003. Advance review copy. Soft cover (not printed). No printed price. Not mentioned in Mearns.

 

Sanford, John. A Palace of Silver: A Memoir of Maggie Roberts. Foreword by Norman Corwin. Afterword by Joseph McBride. 2003. Advance reader copy. Soft cover, printed. No printed price. Mearns A29, mentioned but unnumbered.

 

Sanford, John. A Palace of Silver: A Memoir of Maggie Roberts. Foreword by Norman Corwin. Afterword by Joseph McBride. 2003. SIGNED. Hard cover, dust jacket. $25. Lying in is a holiday card from Norman Corwin SIGNED and inscribed to Bob Bason (the Capra publisher/owner) and Rich Barre (the associate publisher of Capra). Mearns A29c.

 

Sanford, John. A Palace of Silver: A Memoir of Maggie Roberts. Foreword by Norman Corwin. Afterword by Joseph McBride. 2003. SIGNED, LIMITED: Out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" (of 100 numbered and 26 lettered), SIGNED by both Sanford and Norman Corwin, who wrote the foreword. Hard cover, dust jacket, in a brown slipcase. Mearns A29a.

 

Sanford, John. Holiday greeting card, with a first printing of the first two paragraphs from A Palace of Silver, printed and distributed in December, 2001, preceding the first edition. SIGNED by Sanford and Bob Bason, the Capra publisher, and Rich Barre, the Capra associate publisher. Mint. Mearns A28a.

 

Sanford, John. We Have a Little Sister. 1995. SIGNED "For Capra Press" by Sanford. Hard cover, dust jacket. $25. Lying in is a glossy photo of Sanford, taken in the Capra offices. Also lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a copy of a typed letter from Sanford to Noel Young about a review and promotions. Mearns A26.

 

Sanford, John and William Carlos Williams. A Correspondence. 1984. Edited by Lyn Rolens. Published by Oyster Press, and distributed by Capra. SIGNED "for Bob Bason [a later Capra publisher/owner] by Sanford. LIMITED, one of 500. Hard cover, dust jacket. $17. Lying in is a glossy photo of Sanford and Lin Rolens, in the Capra offices. Mearns A16a.

 

Sanford, John and William Carlos Williams. A Correspondence. 1984. Edited by Lyn Rolens. Published by Oyster Press, and distributed by Capra. Paper cover. $8. Mearns A16c.

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Sanford, John. A More Goodly Country. 1975. Horizon Press (NY). SIGNED by Sanford and inscribed "To Bob Bason" (a later owner and publisher of Capra Press). The remainders of this book received a new dust jacket from Capra Press and was distributed by Capra. Mearns A9.

 

Sanford, John. View From This Wilderness. 1977. Foreword by Paul Mariani. Hard cover, dust jacket. $10. Lying in is a publication card/notice from Capra Press. Mearns A11b.

 

Schaefer, Dennis. Vintage Talk: Conversations with California's New Winemakers. 1994. Paper cover. $15.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Schaefer to Noel Young proposing this book to Young, dated Feb. 24, 1992.

 

Schaefer, Jack. Conversations with a Pocket Gopher and Other Outspoken Neighbors. Illustrated by Irene Brady. 1978. SIGNED. Paper cover. $4.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Schaefer (the author of Shane).

 

Schaefer, Jack. Conversations with a Pocket Gopher and Other Outspoken Neighbors. Illustrated by Irene Brady. 1992. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Schoenman, Theodore, ed. The Father of California Wine Agoston Haraszthy. 1979. Hard cover, dust jacket. $10.

 

Schott, Max. Murphy's Romance. 1983. Paper cover. $5.95. Lying in is a one-page handwritten SIGNED letter from Schott to "Dear Noel [Young] and Susan", undated with details about the filming of the book by Sally Fields and encouraging Young to make preparations for a mass market publication of the book.

 

Schurman, Dewey, ed. Headlines: A History of Santa Barbara from the Pages of its Newspapers 1855-1982. 1982. Published by News-Press Publishing Company (Santa Barbara). Distributed to the trade by Capra Press. Hard cover, dust jacket. $19.95. (Oversize)

 

Scott, Mark and Semyon Krasilschchik, eds. Yanks Meet Reds. 1988. SIGNED and inscribed by Bill Shank, one of the contributors. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is an obituary of Bill Shank, dated 1991 and a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Scott to Noel Young about the intricacies of getting illustrations from East Germany: "You may be interested to learn that the German-language edition of Yanks Meet Reds might be the first publication ever to appear in East Germany which portrays American soldiers positively, as 'liberators' rather than 'occupiers.'

 

Scroll, '67. The literary magazine of Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara, California. "Designed and printed by Noel Young." "Mr. and Mrs. Noel Young" are also listed among the sponsors on the last page. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Sheldon, Tom. Reflexology. A set of page proofs with a Capra approval rubber stamp on it of a book that Capra may never have published.

 

Sloss, Radha Rajagopal. India: Beyond the Mirror. 1983. Paper cover. $12.

 

Smiley, Robin H. Books into Film: The Stuff That Dreams are Made of. 2003. Foreword by William F. Nolan. Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. SIGNED and inscribed "for Capra Press."

 

Additionally SIGNED by Ralph Sipper who wrote the afterword. Hard cover, dust jacket. $29.95. Lying in are the original book contract, SIGNED by Smiley and Capra publisher Robert Bason; also a SIGNED one-page letter from William F. Nolan who wrote the introduction, two typed, SIGNED one-page letters from Smiley and two copies of Firsts Magazine in which Smiley has SIGNED the full-page ads for this book. Also lying in are a copy of the copyright application for the book and the original typed copy for the "Afterword" by Ralph Sipper, SIGNED by Sipper, with his hand-written corrections.

 

Smiley, Robin H. Books into Film: The Stuff That Dreams are Made of. 2003. Foreword by William F. Nolan. Afterword by Ralph B. Sipper. SIGNED and inscribed "for Capra Press." SIGNED: LIMITED: An out-of-series "Capra Press Copy" of 26 lettered and SIGNED by Smiley, Nolan and Sipper. Hard cover, dust jacket, in black slipcase. Printed price of $29.95 on the dust jacket, but sold at $

 

Smith, Ann. The Gifted Figure: Proportioning Exercises for Large Women. 1984. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Smith, Clifton F. A Flora of the Santa Barbara Region, California. Second edition. 1998. Published by Capra Press together with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Hard cover, dust jacket. $39.95.

 

Smith, Clifton F. A Flora of the Santa Barbara Region, California. Second edition. 1998. Published by Capra Press together with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Paper cover. $24.95.

 

Smith, Jack. God and Mrs. Gomez. 1997. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is the advertising piece from Capra on this book.

 

Smith, Dick. Condor Journal. 1978. Co-published by Capra Press and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Olive Kingston Smith, ed. SIGNED by Robert Easton to Ken Millar (Ross Macdonald), both Capra authors. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

Sommer, Robert. Farmers Markets of America. 1980. Paper cover. $6.95.

 

Spain, Chris. Praying for Rain. 1990. Joshua Odell Editions, Capra Press. Hard cover, dust jacket. $16.95.

 

Steele, Leighton. The Dance of the Minotaur. 1970. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. LIMITED: 425 copies. No printed price.

 

Steele, Leighton. The Dance of the Minotaur. 1970. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #17 of 50. Hard cover. No printed price.

 

Stevens, L. Clark. EST: The Steersman Handbook. 1970. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: #8 of 50. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). No printed price.

 

Stroud, Joseph. In the Sleep of Rivers. 1974. Paper cover. $2.95.

 

Stroud, Joseph. In the Sleep of Rivers. 1974. SIGNED, LIMITED: #29 of 50. Hard cover. $2.95.

 

SuZen. The Love Story of Sushi & Sashimi. Photographs by SuZen. Story by John Daniel. 1990. Paper cover. $9.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from SuZen to Noel Young, dated May 6, 1992, complaining about a lack of accounting, and another typed letter SIGNED, dated 1987, with the beginning thoughts for this book.

 

Szerlip, Barbara. Tractor 5. 1974. SIGNED on the cover: "To Noel [Young] from Sizzlelips." Szerlip was the editor of the publication. Included in this issue is a poem by Jack Hirschman (published by Capra).

 

Temple, F. J. Foghorn. Preface by Lawrence Durrell. 1971. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Temple, F. J. Foghorn. Preface by Lawrence Durrell. 1971. Capricorn Press. Hard cover. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Printer's Copy" of 100. Hard cover. No printed price.

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Temple, F. J. Vesuvius. Etchings by Arthur Secunda. 1977. Paper cover. $3.50. Lying in are a glossy photo of "The Scream" woodcut, a one-page handwritten letter from Secunda to "Dear Noel" [Young], dated Dec. 22, 1995, a handwritten card to Noel Young and a one-page hand-written letter to Richard Barre, dated 2003.

 

Terrell, John Upton. The Arrow and the Cross. 1979. Hard cover. $14.95.

 

Thayler, Carl. Goodrich. 1972. Capricorn Press. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Thayler, Carl. Goodrich. 1972. Capricorn Press. SIGNED, LIMITED: An out-of-series "Printer's Copy" of 100. Hard cover. No printed price. Lying in is the original contract for this work SIGNED by both Thayler and Noel Young, dated Sept. 18, 1971.

 

Tikkanen, Marta. Love Story of the Century. 1984. Paper cover. $7.50.

 

Tunick, Barry and Sylvia Bursztyn. Crossword Crosstalk. Foreword by Art Seidenbaum. 1988. Paper cover. $8.95. Lying in is a handwritten SIGNED postcard to Noel Young, dated 1993, and a one-page typed SIGNED letter about a similarly-titled book. Also lying in is a brief SIGNED typed letter from Seidenbaum about the foreword.

 

Tuttle, Tom. Santa Barbara Companion: The Official Guide. 1987. Second Ed. Published by EZ Nature Books. SIGNED and inscribed to Noel Young: "Noel: this book will give you some idea of images I have available for your upcoming picture book. My best! Tom Tuttle".

 

Tway, Linda E. Tidepools of Southern California. 1991. Paper cover. $15.95. First ed. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to Capra Press. Lying in is SIGNED post-it note to Capra Publisher, Bob Bason. Also lying in are a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Tway to Noel Young, dated May 14, 1991, and another one-page typed SIGNED letter, dated 1992.

 

Unicorn Folios

 

Series One. Number One. January 15, 1967. (Printed by Noel Young.) #96 of 325 copies printed. Individual printed pieces by Gary Snyder, Madeline Gleason, Andrei Voznesensky, Jacques Prevert, Miriam Wadington, Ken Maytag, Melissa Mytinger and Muriel Rukeyser, plus a contents page and a contributors page. The Mytinger piece is SIGNED. The portfolio is yellow-green and is in a separate green slip sheet with a pocket.

 

Series One. Number Two. April 15, 1967. (Printed by Noel Young.) An unnumbered copy of 325 printed. Ten pieces by Roth, Brecht, March, Prevert, Hitchcock, Patchen, Morshen, Machado, Celan and Nhat Hanh, plus a cover sheet and a contributions limitation page in a printed gray paper portfolio with a slash pocket. No printed price. (Oversize)

 

Series One. Number Three. October 15, 1967. (Printed by Noel Young.) #2 of 325 copies printed. Individually-printed pieces by Hughes, Fixel, Hitchcock, Maytag, Hemley, Reynolds, Merton, Savory and Levine, plus a cover sheet. The limitation slip is pasted inside the back cover of the printed dark gray portfolio ("checker board") with a slash pocket. No printed price. (Oversize)

 

Series One. Number Four. December 15, 1967. (Printed by Noel Young.) #26 of 325 copies printed. Individually-printed pieces by Merton, Haines, Roth, Bly, Guillevic, Savory, Tarn Gomringer, Pasternak, Sabines and Marshall, plus a contributors/limitation page, which includes a modest homage to Noel Young: "NOEL YOUNG is the genius behind the printing we offer. Mr. Young has done most of our printing, including all the work in the Folios. He is a poet himself and one of his stories recently appeared in "The California Review." The printed portfolio is rust-colored with a slash pocket. No printed price. (Oversize)

 

Series Two. Number Two. 1968. #122 of 350 copies printed.

 

Series Two. Number Three. 1968. #3 of 350 copies printed.

 

Series Two. Number Four. 1968. #9 of 350 copies printed.

 

Series Three. Number One (A Canadian Folio). 1969. #2 of 350 copies printed.

 

Series Three. Number Two (A British Folio). 1970. #11 of 350 copies printed.

 

Van der Ryn, Sim. The Toilet Papers. Foreword by Wendell Berry. 1978. Paper cover. $3.95. Lying in is the original agreement SIGNED by both Van der Ryn and Noel Young for this book, dated April 11, 1977. (On the contract it was originally titled "Holy Shit" or "Compost Privy.")

 

Van Schaick, Frank. Home of the Wilson Wildcats. 1994. Paper cover. $14.95.

 

Vassi, Marco. Lying: The Horizontal Worldview. 1984. "A Capra/Catalyst Book." Paper cover. $7.50.

 

von Wiesenberger, Arthur. Champagne & Caviar: A Connoisseur's Survival Guide. 1992. SIGNED and inscribed "For Noel Young – Thank you for making dreams of Champagne & Caviar come true! Always, 'Nipper' October 30, 1992". Hard cover. $39.95.

 

(von Wiesenberger, Arthur). The Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide. By "The Unknown Critic." 1990. Published by Capra and Best Cellar Books (von Wiesenberger). SIGNED "To Capra Press". Paper cover. $8.95.

 

von Wiesenberger, Arthur. Oasis: The Complete Guide to Bottled Water Throughout the World. 1978. SIGNED and inscribed. Paper cover. $6.95.

 

Walter, Anne. Me. 1971. Capricorn Press. LIMITED: 200 copies. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Ward, Susan Winter. Yoga for the Young at Heart. Photography by John Sirois. 1994. Paper cover. $12.95. Lying in is a glossy picture of Ward.

 

Wayne, Howard H. How to Protect Your Heart from Your Doctor. 1994. Paper cover. $14.95. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Wayne to Noel Young with ideas/reports on promotion of this book, and a glossy photo of Wayne.

 

Webb, William. Henry & Friends: The California Years 1946-1977. 1991. Paper cover. $18.95.

 

Webb, William. Henry & Friends: The California Years 1946-1977. 1991. LIMITED: #9 of 10 presentation copies, with a glossy picture of Henry Miller by Webb, SIGNED by Webb, in a slip pocket inside the front cover. Hard cover. No printed price. Lying in is the original contract for this book SIGNED by Webb and Noel Young, as well as a long 3-page typed SIGNED letter from Webb to "Dear Noel." [Young], and a glossy photo of Webb.

 

Weininger, B. and Eva Menkin. Aging is a Lifelong Affair. SB: Ross-Erikson, 1978. 3rd ed. Lying in is the original contract for distribution of the book by Capra, SIGNED by both Weininger and Eva Menkin, and by Noel Young (in the copy).

 

Weiss, Winfried. A Nazi Childhood. 1983. Paper cover. $8.95.

 

White, Randy. Motherlode / La Veta Madre. 1977 SIGNED, LIMITED, #13 of ?. Published by The Blue Oak Press. Distributed by Capra Press. Capra Press is named both on the title page and on the jacket spine. Lying in is the original publisher's promotional piece from The Blue Oak Press indicated that copies are available from Capra Press at 610 State Street, Santa Barbara. $10.

 

Wills, Robert V. Lawyers are Killing America. 1990. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Wills.

 

Willis, Shannon. Small Wonders. 1994. Hard cover, no dj (as issued). $8.95. Lying in is the Capra advertising piece for the book and a one-page handwritten SIGNED letter from Willis to Noel Young.

 

Wilson, Irene Ray. New York to California in 1918. 1999. Paper cover. No printed price.

 

Woollett, William. California's Golden Age. Introduction by David Gebhard. 1989. Hard cover, dust jacket. $18.95.

 

Yalom, Marilyn, ed. Women Writers of the West Coast. Margo Davis, photographer. 1983. Paper cover. $10. Lying in are two one-page handwritten SIGNED letter from Yalom to "Dear Noel" [Young], and a glossy photo of Yalom.

 

Young, Judy. Hungry Molly's Alphabet Primer. 1974. Published by Poozer Press. Printed by Noel Young for his daughter Molly's 5th Christmas.

 

Young, Judith. An Easy; Organic Method of Vegetable Gardening for the Amature Employing Discarded Newspapers. Friends of Ecology. No. 1 in a Series. 1970. Pamphlet, stapled. Together with the other 2 in the series, as follows: Organic Gardening and Political Action, by G. A. Haggerty. No. 2 in a Series. Restoring The Wildlife Balance in Nature: A Method. No. 3 in a Series.

 

Young, Judith Purl. Noel Young: a Casual Biography. 2001. SIGNED, LIMITED: #109 of 500. Brochure, stapled. No printed price.

 

Young, Judith. Celebrations: America's Best Festivals, Jamborees, Carnivals & Parades. Foreword by Ray Bradbury. 1986. Paper cover. $10.95. Lying in is a glossy photo of Judy Young.

 

Young, Noel. Remembering Henry Miller: A Memoir. 1991. A transcription of an oral history recorded by David Russell. SIGNED by Young. Pamphlet, stapled. No printed price.

 

(Young, Noel). Soundings: Collections of the University Library. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990. This volume includes "Remembering Henry Miller" by Noel Young, a Noel Young photo and a picture of Young with Henry Miller.

 

Young, Noel. Five typed SIGNED letters and one handwritten SIGNED letter from Noel Young to poet and author Bill Witherup (Monterey, CA), together with the envelopes, dated 1972-1974, all about Witherup's Ice Mountain, a possibility for the Capra chapbook series. The book was never published by Capra. Lying in is a one-page typed SIGNED letter from Witherup to Robert Bason, the later Capra publisher.

 

Young, Noel and Graham Mackintosh. Edward Lear: A Portfolio of Letterpress Prints. 1970. Capricorn Press. The text on the top print is by Noel Young, about the experience of printing this portfolio, SIGNED by Noel Young. This is a "Presentation Copy" of 375. There are 7 letterpress prints in a large-format portfolio. No printed price. (Oversize)

 

Young, Noel and Graham Mackintosh. Edward Lear: A Portfolio of Letterpress Prints. 1970. Capricorn Press. The text on the top print is by Noel Young, about the experience of printing this portfolio. The limitation page says that 375 "copies of this portfolio have been designed, printed, numbered and signed by Noel Young & Graham Mackintosh at the Capricorn Press in Santa Barbara, June 1970...". Seven lines have been overprinted at the bottom in red ink advertising the complete portfolio ($25) and separate broadsides ($2.50) The name at the bottom is misspelled "Capricon Press). There are 7 letterpress prints in a large-format portfolio. This trade portfolio is not signed. $25 printed price. (Oversize)

 

Young, Noel and Graham Mackintosh. Wine Verities: A Portfolio of Letterpress Prints. 1971. Capricorn Press. The text on the top print is by Noel Young (referring to himself as "Leon Elder." SIGNED, LIMITED: #134 of 250 SIGNED by both Noel Young and Graham Mackintosh. There are 8 letterpress prints in a large-format portfolio, including one full piece titled "from Leon Elder's Diary - 1958 A.D." No printed price. The portfolio is red with two pasted-on title pieces, one reading "WINE VERITIES" and the other a grape leaf. (Oversize)

 

Young, Noel and Graham Mackintosh. Wine Verities: A Portfolio of Letterpress Prints. 1971. Capricorn Press. The text on the top print is by Noel Young (referring to himself as "Leon Elder." SIGNED, LIMITED: #40 of 250 SIGNED by both Noel Young and Graham Mackintosh. There are 8 letterpress prints in a large-format portfolio, including one full piece titled "from Leon Elder's Diary - 1958 A.D." No printed price. The portfolio is tan with a blue inlaid title. (Oversize)