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The following are publications which may be ordered directly from Bottle of Smoke Press. Click on a cover thumbnail to see a larger image, click on the red text to add the corresponding item to your Paypal cart, or you may order by mail by sending a list of the items along with a check or money order made payable to Bottle of Smoke Press, P.O. Box 66, Wallkill, NY 12589.

We now accept all major credit cards through Paypal or by emailing us at bill@bospress.net.
Because of the unpredictability of release dates on some titles (especially letterpress-printed and hand-bound releases), we are no longer accepting PAYMENT on advance orders. Please email me and I will reserve the copies for you. Once they are ready to ship, I will send you a paypal invoice. This will guarantee you a copy of the release without having you wait between payment and when you receive your books.

 

Books & Broadsides




 




 

Gerard Malanga - Whisper Sweet Nothings and Other Poems
Poetry, Perfect Bound Paperback. 86pp, 6 inches x 9 inches
The author's first full-length book of poetry in 16 years.
The first printing is limited to 2000 perfect-bound copies.

Charles Plymell says "These obit-elegies are among the best poems in the canons of contemporary
world literature.", and Aram Saroyan called this "The moving song of a pivotal cross-cultural figure."

A.D. Winans - The Day Annie Passed Away
Broadsde, 1pp, 1 B&W Photo. 6.5" x 14"
Touching memorial poem about Annie Menebroker.
Letterpress printed broadside over airbrushed cardstock.
Limited to 100 copies, with the first 20 signed by the author.

Phil Scalia - Collecting Scalps with Paul Bley
Interview, 24pp, 4 B&W Photos, Sewn in die-cut letterpress printed wraps.
Afterword by Charles Plymell. Phil Scalia interviews the late great jazz pianist Paul Bley.
Limited to an edition of 100 copies in wraps ($15) and 10 deluxe hardcover copies in clamshell. (Price TBD)
e-mail phisca@gmail.com to reserve a deluxe copy.
ALL COPIES OF THIS BOOK SHIP FROM THE AUTHOR DIRECTLY, NOT Bottle of Smoke Press.

Glenn Todd - The Book of Friends: Scenes from Life on Gough Street
Memoir, 84pp, 15 B&W Photos, Perfect Bound.
Amazing memoir of living with Charley Plymell, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg
and others on a house in San Francisco in 1963. Written from journal entries.
An important piece of the beat-lit canon. With an afterword by Charles Plymell.

Bloodshot Bill Sings Charles Plymell
7" single (45RPM)
2 amazing renditions of 2 amazing poems by Charles Plymell.
Limited to an edition of 500 records. 450 copies of the regular edition, with 16 page,
digitally-printed booklet containing two poems and photos ($8) and 50 copies of the
deluxe edition (the picture shown is the deluxe edition) in which the book is
contained in the back of the book which is letterpress printed, hand-sewn and is signed
by both Charley Plymell and Bloodshot Bill. ($40) SOLD OUT, contact Water Row
Books or Feeding Tube Records to secure a copy.



 

Jack Hirschman - The Coup De Con Arcane
Poetry. Single poem in card covers. 6 inches x 9 inches.

The cover is printed in 3 colors on heavyweight paper.
Printed via letterpress on a Vandercook SP-15.

Limited to an edition of 100 copies. ($8);

 

S.A. Griffin - The Good Germans
Poetry. Single poem in card covers. 6.5 inches x 9 inches.

The cover is printed in 3 colors on heavyweight paper.
Printed via letterpress on a Vandercook SP-15.

Limited to an edition of 100 copies, all signed by the author ($8);

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Charles Plymell - The Prince of Tides: A Fable
Poetry. Broadside in card covers. 6 inches x 10 inches.

The broadside is printed in 3 colors on heavyweight paper.
Printed via letterpress on a Vandercook SP-15.

Limited to an edition of 200 copies, with the first 50 signed by the author ($6);

Joseph Ridgwell - STORIES
Short Stories. 124 pages. 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches.
An amazing book of twelve short stories from Lit Fiend Joe Ridgwell. With woodcuts by the amazingly talented Jose Pepe Arroyo
Limited to an edition of 136 copies; 100 copies letterpress printed in two color letterpress printed
dust jacket ($15), 26 hardcover copies, quarter-bound in cloth and signed by Ridgwell and Arroyo and ($40)
& 10 deluxe copies, the Xilographia edition, Quarter-bound in Morocco and housed in a matching clamshell case
that contains a portfolio of 6 woodbock prints (printed letterpress) by Jose Pepe Arroyo. Signed by Ridgwell and Arroyo.($200)

 

Stephen Hines - re/translate
Experimental poetry. 40 pages. 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches.
Cover is letterpress printed in 2 colors on a Vandercook SP-15.
One poem translated through 30 languages and back into English with each translation

Limited to an edition of 136 copies; 100 copies sewn in wraps ($6).
26 hardcover copies, quarter-bound in cloth and signed by the poet ($30)
& 10 deluxe copies, the biri edition, Quarter-bound in purple morocco and housed in
a matching clamshell case that contains a signed drwaing by the author ($175)

Ronald Baatz - Bird Shadow
Poetry. 36 pages. 5 inches x 5 inches.
92 three-line poems from this master of the short poem.
Limited to an edition of 136 copies; 100 copies sewn in wraps ($6)
26 hardcover copies, quarter-bound in cloth and signed by the poet ($30),
& 10 deluxe copies, the Avian Edition, Quarter-bound in morocco leather.
With a signed holograph poem and origami bird by the author. Housed
in a custom-made matching clamshell.($175)

Igor Costanzo - The Little Door to the Sky
Poetry. 36 pages. 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches.
Bilingual edition printed in English and Italian. Translated by Jack Hirschman.
Limited to an edition of 136 copies; 100 copies sewn in wraps ($6)
26 hardcover copies, quarter-bound in cloth and signed by the poet and translator ($30),
& 10 deluxe copies, the Di Lusso Edition, Quarter-bound in morocco leather.
Signed by the author and translator and housed in a custom-made
matching clamshell.($175)

 

Charles Plymell Cowboy of the Ancient Sea
Poetry Broadside. 14 inches x 18 inches.
Regular edition is housed in letterpress-printed card wraps.
Hardcover edition is housed in letterpress-printed boards and signed by the author.
Limited to an edition of 100 copies; 80 regular ($12) and 20 hardcovers signed by the author($30)

 

Jack Kerouac & Ed White - Where Celine Raged
Letters. 12pp, 7 inches x 10 inches.
Cover lettering and 8-color letterpress print designed by FAILE.
Fine Press edition publishes a pair of letters from 1949.
The book is letterpress printed on Hahnehuhle Bugra paper in 2 colors (text).
and Fabriano Tiziano (cover). Limited to an edition of 225 copies; 150 sewn in wraps ($25)
& 75 hardcover copies with an 8 color FAILE print and signed by Ed White and FAILE ($75)

Gerard Malanga - Tomboy & Other Tales
Poetry/Short Story. 24pp, 7 inches x 10 inches.
The book is letterpress printed on Hahnehuhle Bugra paper in 2 colors (text)
and Fabriano Tiziano (cover). Limited to an edition of 236 copies; 200 sewn in wraps ($20),
26 hardcover copies signed by the author ($60) and 10 Deluxe signed copies, quarter-bound
in morocco leather and housed in a custom clamshell box. ($200)

Gerard Malanga - Three Broadside Poems
Portfolio. 5pp, 12 inches x 18 inches.
Portfolio containing three broadsides, each with a poem and a photograph.
The three broadsides each measure 11 inches x 17 inches and are printed on Entrada cotton rag using two processes;
The text is printed via letterpress on a Vandercook SP15 and the photograph is printed
as a Giclee on an Epson printer. The portfolio is letterpress printed and blind debossed. Quarter bound
in gray leather. Limited to an edition of 100 numbered copies signed by Gerard Malanga ($150)

Christopher Cunningham - and still the night left to go
2013. Poetry/Letters. 64pp, 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches.
Second printing. The first printing in 2006 was stapled in wraps and issued in 2 volumes.
Limited to an edition of 126 copies; 100 perfect bound paperbacks ($10) and 26 signed
hardcovers quarter bound in letterpress printed boards with an original watercolor
by the author mounted to the cover. ($30)

A.D. Winans - In the Dead Hours of Dawn
Poetry (2013), 32pp. 8.5 inches x 11.5 inches. Fine press book is letterpress
printed on vintage Curtis Tweedweave paper. Hand-sewn and bound.
Limited to an edition of 100 signed hardcover copies ($50)
 
Claude Pelieu - Kali Yug Express
Fiction (2012), 244pp. Translated from French by Mary Beach.
Limited to an edition of 560 copies, 500 Paperback with Dust Jacket($15),
50 hardcover copies ($40) and 10 Deluxe hardcover copies in clamshell ($175).

Read reviews of this book HERE

Soheyl Dahi – Stories from a Room. Short Stories
112 pp. Limited to 150 copies: 100 perfect bound with letterpress printed dustwrapper
and 50 numbered hardcover copies each containing an original acrylic painting by the
author. All hardbacks include a 3-poem chapbook by Dahi with a cyanotype cover.

Bottle No.6 - Broadsides
Poetry (2009), 20 broadsides, Letterpressed.