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1 John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000). A Portfolio of Broadsides and Ephemera in Miniature
Morro Bay: Tabula Rasa Press, 1986 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, no limitation stated. Miniature Portfolio. 3 1/8 x 2 9/16 inches. 7 broadsides printed letterpress, housed in a pocket mounted inside the front cover with flaps to hold all in place. Folding portfolio with pocket inside front cover and title page mounted inside the rear cover, tied with silk ribbon, all covered with marbled paper; binding square and tight, ribbon with a modicum of use wear. Broadsides printed in black ink with various typographic ornaments printed in various colors in Fine condition. Portfolio in Near Fine condition. A few broadside titles: "The Love of Books," an Old English Song; "No One Wins a War Anymore," Rod Maclean; "Well-Printed Books," by George Bernard Shaw, and more. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1752. 9 copies Worldcat. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Anomalous (pseudonym for John P. Lathourakis). Center Alley.
Morro Bay: Tabula Rasa Press, 1983 Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 3. Illustrated by Robert "Rosey" Rosenthal. Miniature Book 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 inches. 43, [1] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, 5 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Quarter blue cloth, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in white, blue end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. A phonetic retelling of the Cinderella story. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1740. 5 copies Worldcat. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3 Anomalous (pseudonym for John P. Lathourakis). Guilty Looks Enter Tree Beers. Illustrated by Robert Rosenthal.
Morro Bay: Tabula Rasa Press, 1983 Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover Robert Rosenthal. 
LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies, this is number 25, printed with 8 point Optima type on Wausau Laid paper. Illustrated by Robert "Rosey" Rosenthal. Miniature Book. 2 1/8 x 1 15/16 inches. 41, [1] pp. Dedication page, title page printed in black and bronze inks, 7 full-page illustrations (1 double-page) printed in bronze ink; text clean, unmarked. Quarter chocolate-colored cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in white; binding square and tight. Fine. A silly phonetic retelling of Goldy Locks and the Three Bears. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1746. 8 copies Worldcat. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000). Pegasus.
Morro Bay: Tabula Rasa Press, 1986 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies, this is number Z. Oblong Miniature Book. 1 1/2 x 1 15/16 inches. (28) pp. Half-title with a Greek column vignette in orange ink, text printed in brown and orange inks, frontispiece illustration of a winged horse, 1 full-page illustration, orange vignette opposite the colophon; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown morocco; binding square and tight, light use wear. Very Good. Retells the stories of Medusa and the Chimaera and Bellerophon in order to bring the winged horse into clearer perspective. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1751. 7 copies Worldcat. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 John P. Lathourakis, editor (1928-2000). Some Sufi Stories. In Three Books.
Seattle: Tablula Rasa Press, 1990 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 25, set in Berhnhard Modern type for the text and Becket for display type, and printed on acid free paper. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches. (74) pp. Frontispiece illustration of 2 dancers, printer's device on title page, 13 designs and vignettes in the text; text clean, unmarked. Variant binding of silver-stamped brown leather, yapp edges, edges of the leather unfinished, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight, minor use wear. Very Good. Demonstrates John Lathourakis' broad range of interests and wide exposure to the world's literature. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1753. 4 copies Worldcat (none on the West Coast). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000). The Great Tungus Catastrophe.
Pasadena: Tabula Rasa Press, 1978 Second Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED Edition of 300 copies, this is number 139, designed, printed, and bound by hand, illustrations by Anya Fisher. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches. 58, [4] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, 1 illustration, 3 graphs, 1 double-page map; text clean, un-marked. Quarter black morocco, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in white, marbled endpapers; binding square and tight. Fine. This is the first English-language review of the scientific literature about a bright flash of light and a mushroom cloud that appeared in the Tungus region of Siberia in 1908; the result of a craft from beyond Earth? Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1745. Worldcat bunches together 11 copies for both editions. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000). The Great Tungus Catastrophe.
Pasadena: Grant Dahlstrom, 1974 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 32mo. 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 inches. 57 pp. 2 illustrations, bibliography, 3 graphs, 1 double-page map; text clean, un-marked. Patterned paper over boards, spine title printed on the paper; binding tight. Vroman's bookseller's ticket on front free end-paper. Very Good. Provides a summary account of a series of expeditions from 1927 through the 1950s to study the Tungus Event. This is the first English-language review of the scientific literature about a bright flash of light and a mushroom cloud that appeared in the Tungus region of Siberia in 1908. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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