TARANTULA, BY BOB DYLAN:
Tarantula is an experimental prose poetry collection by Bob Dylan, written in 1965 and 1966 and published in 1971. It employs stream of consciousness writing, somewhat in the style of Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg. One section of the book parodies the Lead Belly song "Black Betty". Reviews of the book liken it to his self-penned liner notes to two of his albums recorded around the same time, Bringing It All Back Home and Highway 61 Revisited.
Dylan would later cite Tarantula as a book he had never fully signed up to write: "Things were running wild at that point. It never was my intention to write a book." He went on to equate the book to John Lennon's nonsensical work In His Own Write, and implied that his former manager Albert Grossman signed up Dylan to write the novel without the singer's full consent... Although it was to be edited by Dylan and published in 1966, his motorcycle accident in July '66 prevented this.
The first 50 copies were printed on A4 paper by the Albion underground press of San Francisco in mid-1965. The type-written pages were bound in yellow paper with a large red tick-like arachnid pictured on the front. Numerous bootleg versions of the book were available on the black market through 1971, when it was officially published to critical scorn. (Wikipedia)
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, Macmillan original galley or printing proof . The text is the same, but there is more text on each page than released. It is said that the first bootleg editions were made after galley xeroxes like this one; 78 pages, probably with plastic ringbound. (info Magne Karlstad) 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, Macmillan, 1966 uncorrected proof, 68 pages. These proofs - of which only "a few copies" were produced, according to publisher Macmillan's press release - are dated 3 July, 1966 ("376"). A copy, offered for sale ($10,000) in Nov 2013 wears "pub. date: Aug 1966 Price: $3.95 (tent.)" in holograph ink at the top of the front cover. The proofs were printed five years before the book was actually published. Read more about it: www.booktryst.com 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan. Early bootleg of the advance copy of Tarantula by Bob Dylan, printed and distributed in the East Village in NY sometime between 1967-1970 by A.J. Weberman. This edition was not stapled: the pages are loose, 38 sheets enclosed in a file folder which is rubber stamped in ink, 'Bob Dylan Tarantula'. It includes two items that do not exist in any other bootlegs: 1) 'D.L.F. Buffalo Position Paper -This two sided essay (yellow page) written by Mike Drobenaire, self proclaimed 'D.L.F. Yippie', outlines the beliefs and goals of the D.L.F. (the Dylan Liberation Front). The end of the position paper contains contact information for the D.L.F. at the State University of Buffalo. 2). 'A Dylanological Introduction to Tarantula'-This essay, written and signed by Weberman in facsimile (with a hand correction in pen), offers an introduction to Tarantula from Weberman's unique perspective. He discusses 'Dylanological' symbolism in the book, and even gets into his 'garbology' analysis. Weberman is out to lunch in this introduction, touching on topics ranging from Dylan's "late-night suicidal motorcycle accident" to the prescription bottle Weberman found in Dylan's garbage, to a request to contact him "if anyone knows how I can get a sample of Dylan's urine". 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, "by Robert Zimmerman", London, UK, 1969/1970
front back TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, "by Robert Zimmerman", UK. Includes an interview between Bob Dylan and Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone dated December 1969. A4 size, 61 printed pages. 
same, alternate 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan. Broadside magazine handbill with anextract of the book. 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, Wimp Press, Hibbing, Minnesota USA 1970. Noted on the cover: "Author's rotalties for the sale of this book are being donated to the Caladan Free School. Publisher's profit will contribute to the furtherance of Woodwtock Nation" 
same, alternate colour
same, White Press, Amsterdam 1971, 79 pages
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, DJ copy 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, no info, 61 pages
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, no info 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, 96 pages, Madison, Wi., 1971 
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, bootleg edition, Hot Cha! Switzerland 1971, with brief commentary in German
same, Panther 1973, 124 pages
TARANTULA, by Bob Dylan, Scribner, New York City. 2004.(Advance Uncorrected Proofs – Not For Sale) thanks, Arie !
*THREE SONGS, THREE SINGERS, THREE NATIONS, by Greil Marcus, Harvard University Press, 2015. Paperback, 154 pages, uncorrected proof. From the author’s Massey lectures at Harvard; approximately one third of the book is about Dylan’s Ballad of Hollis Brown. Information John Baldwin. 
book slipcase clothe bag THIN WILD MERCURY, TOUCHING DYLAN'S EDGE, by Jerry Schatzberg, Genesis Publications Ltd 2006, Hardcover in slipcase in cloth bag, 294 pages, limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the author 
THIS WAS NOT WRITTEN IN TIN PAN ALLEY, by Dave Percival 1989, 336 pages. A small (10cm x 14,5cm, but thick book!)
TIME OUT OF MIND, THE LIVES OF BOB DYLAN, by Ian Bell, Pegasus Books Oct 2014. Hardcover, 574 pages. "The second volume in Ian Bell's magisterial two-part biography of the ever-evolving and enigmatic Bob Dylan". 
TIME PASSES SLOWLY, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MORE. Included in ANOTHER SELF PORTRAIT, THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL.10 4-CDs box set (Aug 2013), hardcover, 146 pages. The 4 CDs are presented in another hardcover 33-pages book "featuring revisionist liner notes penned by Greil Marcus".
TOGETHER THROUGH LIFE, A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH THE MUSIC OF BOB DYLAN, by Chris Morris, Rothcopress, Los Angeles, paperback, 161 pages. 
TOURS '74-'81 (THE), by Dick Verschuur, Holland. Only 5 copies made. Here is a transcription of the first page: "This book contains a number of cross-referenced concert scheme's of Bob Dylan's heavy touring dates from January 1974 (the tour with The Band) up until the summer of 1981 (the European Tour). It contains, of course, also a lot of stupid mistakes and type-failures (please do bother to correct!). This book is one out of a number of five which were made to be given as a gift to those Dylan collectors who were so kind and helpful to supply me with some of these very rare collectors-items. This book is also to be meant as a try-out, in hope to get some reactions from those collectors which it is given to. And, of course, to get corrections which are needed for the "official" printing which is gonna be sold to every Dylan-maniac who can't sleep at night if he hasn't got it! This book, number 00004, is given as a present to Jacques Van Son, who is probably the most active hard-core Dylan fanatic in the world (in Europe for sure!). This book is to be meant as thank for the supplying of tapes to all those hungry Dylan-adepts who depend on his work! "Hardstikke bedankt." 15 pages 
TREASURES OF BOB DYLAN -EXPERIENCE THE EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF A TRUE SONGWRITING GENIUS THROUGHT THIS UNIQUE BOX-SET WHICH CONTAINS A FULLY ILLUSTRATED COLOUR BOOK AND FACSIMILES OF RARE BOB DYLAN MEMORABILIA, by Brian Southall, Carlton 2012, UK. 63 pages, with a lot of artifacts and fac-similes inside. 'Unofficial and Unauthorized'. Hardback in a slipcase. ISBN 978-1-78097-104-9. Published also the same year (2012) by Sevenoaks, under the title BOB DYLAN TREASURES. Published again by Carlton in 2014 under the title BOB DYLAN -EXPERIENCE THE WORLD'S GREATEST SONG-WRITER and again in 2015 by Sevenoaks under the title BOB DYLAN, THE WORLD'S GREATEST SONGWRITER, both 2014 and 2015 editions are without the slipcase and fac-similes. (information John Baldwin and Peter Oudejans) 
same, pre publication cover #1, with text falsely attributed to Andy Gill. 
same, pre publication cover #2, with text falsely attributed to Andy Gill. Thanks to Isis for the scan. 
20/20 OCTOBER 10 1985, ABC News Official Transcript
TWENTY POUNDS OF HEADLINES, WRITINGS ON AND BY BOB DYLAN, by Hanns Peter Bushoff, second edition 1996, 72 pages (unnumbered).