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A Garden Planted for Patricia Anderson Christmas '77 [with:] Miss Dorothy's Mashed Potatoes.

San Francisco: Xero Ox Books, (nd, but ca. 1977). First editions, self-published by the author in editions of only 25 copies of each title. Presentation copies, A Garden... inscribed by Johnson to his former companion and publisher, Jonathan Williams, "for Jonathan-with love"; Miss Dorothy's Mashed Potatoes is inscribed to Tom Meyer, Williams' partner: "for Tom: 'The better chef". Each title is numbered "#3" and is signed by Johnson. Title pages lightly foxed, staples rusted, some offset from a large paper clip at title page of A Garden (and on final page of Miss Dorothy's), some slight silverfish damage at edge of each final page, otherwise about very good. 2 volumes, 4to, photocopied typescripts, [5]; [14]pp. respectively, rectos only, stapled at the top corner.

Price: $500.00

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