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Auction: Sale 620: Fine Literature & Fine Books
was auctioned on: 27 July 2017
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Large collection of items printed and published by Andrew Hoyem and the Auerhahn Press

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Estimate: US$500 - US$800
Price realised:  US$510
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Title: Large collection of items printed and published by Andrew Hoyem and the Auerhahn Press Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Approximately 28 pieces, mostly in wrappers, housed in a grey cloth box with ribbon ties. . First Editions. Large collection of scarce volumes printed by San Francisco's Andrew Hoyem and The Auerhahn Press, featuring rare and early works by Diane Di Prima, Philip Whalen, John Wieners, Jack Spicer, Michael McClure, Charles Olson and others. Founded by printer-poet Dave Haselwood in 1958, the Auerhahn Press published many key poets of the San Francisco Renaissance. Most were chapbooks handset by Haselwood, later with Andrew Hoyem, in a creative and subtle variety of fonts. In 1964, Haselwood turned production and last rites of the Auerhahn Press over to Andrew Hoyem and started Dave Haselwood Books. Hoyem went on to form The Arion Press, which is still in business today. A wonderful collection of rarities from this influential press. Includes: Bell, Joan. Nineteen Poems. Printed wrappers, bounds with thread. Gift inscription on first blank page. Scarce. Only 3 copies at OCLC. 100 copies printed on mould made paper for the author by Grabhorn-Hoyem, 1966. Black, Graham M. M. Graham Black Sends His Own Verses to Wish you a Merry Christmas in 1963. 5pp. decorative wrappers bounnd with thread. Rare, with no copies located at OCLC. One of 100 copies. The Auerhahn Press, 1963. Brown, Mrs. Hugh. The Years Between, 1888-1963 : In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Century Club of California. 19 pp. Printed wrappers, bound with string. One of 750 copies printed & bound at the Auerhahn Press, San Francisco. Scarce, only 3 copies located at OCLC. Century Club of California, 1963. Corrington, John William. The Anatomy of Love & Other Poems. Introduction by Richard Whittington. Unbound, one of 50 copies on rives paper to be hardbound in boards. Signed by Corrington and Whittington on blank page at front. Printed at the Auerhahn Press. Fort Lauderdale: Roman Books, 1964. Corrington, John William. The Anatomy of Love & Other Poems. Introduction by Richard Whittington. Printed wrappers. One of 1,000 copies. Printed at the Auerhahn Press. Fort Lauderdale: Roman Books, 1964. Deemer, Bill. Poems. Pictorial wrappers. One of 525 copies. The Auerhahn Press, 1964. Di Prima, Diane. The New Handbook of Heaven. Printed wrappers. One of 1030 copies. The Auerhahn Press, 1963. Hoyem, Andrew. Andrew Hoyem: Books, Pamphlets, Portfolios, Designed, Printed, Published 1961-1985. Printed wrappers. A checklist of 178 items compiled for a retrospective exhibition that ran January 1 through February 14, 1986. Printed by the Arion Press. Columbus, OH: Ohio State Library 1986. Hoyem, Andrew. The Wake. Printed wrappers. One of 750 copies. The Auerhan Press, 1963. Lamantia, Philip. Destroyed Works. Pictorial wrappers. Second edition, limited to 1250 copies. The Auerhahn Press, 1963. Magowan, Robin. Voyage Noir: Journal of a Trip to Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, June 21-August 1, 1958. 29, [1] pp. Printed wrappers bound with string. Cover illustration by Herve Telemaque. One of 500 copies printed at the Auerhahn Press. Seattle, WA: 1963. McClure, Michael. Dark Brown. Printed wrappers. One of 750 copies. The Auerhahn Press, 1961. McClure, Michael. Hymns to St. Geryon and Other Poems. Tan wrappers with an emblem by the writer reproduced by silk screen on the front wrap. The Auerhahn Press, 1959. (2 copies, one in only good condition). Marshall, Edward. Hellan, Hellan. Illustrated wrappers. With illustrations by Robert Ronnie Branaman. The Auerhahn Press, 1960. Olson, Charles. Stocking Cap. Printed wrappers bound with thread. One of 100 copies printed on mould-made paper for Donald Allen. Scarce true first edition. Grabhorn-Hoyem, 1966. Onchi, Koshiro. Koshiro Onchi, 1891-1955: Woodcuts. Illustrated with color and black and white reproductions. Wrappers.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 620: Fine Literature & Fine Books
Date of the auction: 27 Jul 2017
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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