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RJ: Robinson Jeffers, a Portrait, Adamic, Louis & Garth Sherwood Jeffers (Foreword)
1 Adamic, Louis & Garth Sherwood Jeffers (Foreword) RJ: Robinson Jeffers, a Portrait
Fine press printing of a work first published in 1929. No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Book includes the original glassine jacket, which has small edge tears, half-inch chip at head of spine, long tear along the crease of the front flap. Printed letterpress on Rives and Fabriano papers, with handcolored initials and chapter numerals. . Short biography of the poet. Also includes a Foreword by Garth Jeffers and a section of b/w photographs. SIGNED BY GARTH JEFFERS, this is Copy Number 35 of this limited edition of 265 copies. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by One Author. C4 Covelo, CA. Covelo, CA Carolyn and James Robertson & Yolla Bolly Press 1983 Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 21321 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Coming Forth by Day of Osiris Jones, Aiken, Conrad
2 Aiken, Conrad The Coming Forth by Day of Osiris Jones
Owner name on first endpaper. Turquoise cloth covers are heavily sunned at margins and spine, as is usual for this title. . This is the first state, with THE MUSIC centered at top of p. 37. Pages are clean and bright, binding is tight. . Small 4to - 9" to 11". 44 pages. D1 NY. NY Scribner 1931 1st Edition. 1st state Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 21498 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Look Round the Estate  Poems 1957-1967, Amis, Kingsley
3 Amis, Kingsley A Look Round the Estate Poems 1957-1967
Short tear to top corner of dust jacket, no other defects in book or jacket. A lovely copy. Jacket now in mylar sleeve. Author's second book of poetry. . A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 49 pages. A6 Harcourt, Brace & World 1968 1st American Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 23327 
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Ilusão Vista (Portuguese Edition), Andrade, Silvio
4 Andrade, Silvio Ilusão Vista (Portuguese Edition)
Gray card wrappers with purple abstract design of an eye, repeated in reduced form throughout the book. Spine area is slightly toned, else Fine. Card pages. . Book of poetry, illustrated with simple geometric designs and an abstract eye. In Portuguese. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 64 pages. M1 Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro Editora Velcipede 1999 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24289 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Darwin's Ark: Poems, Appleman, Philip &  Rudy Pozzatti (illus.)
5 Appleman, Philip & Rudy Pozzatti (illus.) Darwin's Ark: Poems
Dust jacket has several tears and associated creasing, still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are lightly spotted, faint spot to front cover, no other defects. . Includes many stunning etchings and drawings by Rudy Pozzatti. SIGNED AND DATED BY POZZATTI on title page. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 83 pages. Signed by Illustrator. J0 Indiana Univ Pr 1984 0253115949 / 9780253115942 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fair dust jacket 30032 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cosmos Club Poets through the Years; an Anthology, Barnett, Robert E.
6 Barnett, Robert E. Cosmos Club Poets through the Years; an Anthology
No defects. Unread. Bound is blue textured heavy paper with gilt decoration and titles. . Includes poems by a bevy of Cosmos Club poets such as Maya Angelou, James Dickey, Daniel Halpern, Archibald Macleish, Allen Tate, and many others. No edition indicated. The Cosmos Club is a private club in Washington, D. C. That elects members of high scholarship, creative genius or intellectual distinction in any field. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 78 pages. L2 Washington DC. Washington DC Cosmos Club 2000 Softcover As New with no dust jacket 23737 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Nocturne and Other Poems, Barrette, Denise
7 Barrette, Denise Nocturne and Other Poems
Jacket has light edgewear, all corners clipped, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR on first free endpage. Barrette was a child prodigy and became an internationally renowned pianist. She also illustrated several children's and poetry books and studied the ballet in Paris. This is believed to be her first book. The boards are a striking white birch design. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 63 pages. Signed by Author. T2 Boston. Boston Bruce Humphries, Inc. 1940 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 20112 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A Mind Apart:   Poems of Melancholy, Madness, and Addiction, Bauer, Mark S
8 Bauer, Mark S A Mind Apart: Poems of Melancholy, Madness, and Addiction
No defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Poems dating from the 15th century to the present. Poets include William Shakespeare, Robert Herrick, George Herbert, John Milton, William Cowper, William Blake, John Keats, Samuel Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, Siegfried Sassoon, Philip Larkin, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath and Sharon Olds, among many, many others. A unique collection. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 432 pages. I4 Oxford University Press, USA 2008 1st Printing Paperback Fine 29935 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Images of Eternity; Studies in the Poetry of Religious Vision from Wordsworth to T. S. Eliot, Benziger, James
9 Benziger, James Images of Eternity; Studies in the Poetry of Religious Vision from Wordsworth to T. S. Eliot
Dust jacket has one-inch triangular chip, two one-inch tears, rubbing at extremities, sunning to extremities, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Slight corner bump to front cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author treats Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Yeats, Stevens, and Eliot. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 324 pages. F3 Southern Illinois U. Press 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 25216 
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November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three, Berry, Wendell / Shahn, Ben
10 Berry, Wendell / Shahn, Ben November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three
Spine is slightly sunned, else Fine. Original black slipcase has some minor scuffs, small stains, VG. . Poem written by Berry on the occasion of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, lettered and illustrated by Ben Shahn. Printed on Linweave Early American paper, bound by Haddon Craftsmen. Poem appeared originally in The Nation magazine. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. G5 NY. NY George Braziller 1964 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ben Shahn 22218 
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Bozzetti Di Capri, Bovenzi, Eugenio
11 Bovenzi, Eugenio Bozzetti Di Capri
No defects. Gray illustrated card wrappers. . This is a book of poetry and art, the former in French and mostly, Italian and the latter being reproductions of bright abstract and semi-abstract paintings. SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED by the author and artist. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 79 pages. Signed by Author. H1 Napoli. Napoli Tommaso Marotta Editore 1996 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 25779 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Poems, Bowen, Euros
12 Bowen, Euros Poems
Gray dust jacket is mildly sunned and foxed at extremities, especially the spine area, creasing and tiny tears to extremities, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Book is bound in stunning crimson cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. Price, owner name and date boldly written on first free endpaper, page ends are spotted. Contents are excellent. . This book of poems are in Welch and English. The original poem, in Welch, is on the leaf versos and the English translation is found on the facing page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 131 pages. L2 Llandysul. Llandysul Gwasg Gomer 1974 0850882389 / 9780850882384 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 23823 
Price: 40.00 USD
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American Scenes: Poems on WPA Artworks, Brennan, Matt
13 Brennan, Matt American Scenes: Poems on WPA Artworks
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Side-stapled booklet, 24 pages. Includes b/w WPA prints of subjects. SIGNED AND DATED by the author on title page. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 24 pages. Signed by Author. D7 Bliss Station Publishing 2001 0966774434 / 9780966774436 1st Edition Softcover As New with no dust jacket 29190 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Music of Exile: Poems, Brennan, Matthew
14 Brennan, Matthew The Music of Exile: Poems
No defects; book is unread. Handsome brown card covers with bright gilt titles to covers and spine. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 52 pages. Signed by Author. D3 Bristol, IN. Bristol, IN Wyndham Hall Press & Cloverdale Books 1994 1556052502 / 9781556052507 1st Edition Softcover As New with no dust jacket 29084 
Price: 25.00 USD
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That Tantalus, Bronk, William
15 Bronk, William That Tantalus
Jacket has a sunned spine and bottom margin of back panel, which have turned into yellow. A little flaking of orange color from the flap creases, jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are spotted. Inside, pages are crisp, tight, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Appears unread. . Bronk was winner of the National Book Award in 1982. This is his fourth book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 50 pages. No indication of later printing. . B7 New Rochelle, NY. New Rochelle, NY Elizabeth Press 1971 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 21183 
Price: 30.00 USD
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To Praise the Music, Bronk, William
16 Bronk, William To Praise the Music
Gray wrappers. Book spine is slightly sunned and foxed. Extremities of wrappers are lightly sunned. Top page ends of book are lightly spotted. Inside, pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . One of 500 copies. Bronk was winner of the National Book Award in 1982. This is his sixth book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 58 pages. No indication of later printing. . B7 New Rochelle, NY. New Rochelle, NY Elizabeth Press 1972 9991124691 / 9789991124698 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 21184 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Democracy and the Arts, Brooke, Rupert
17 Brooke, Rupert Democracy and the Arts
Pages are slightly yellowed, light corner bump to back cover. Former owner was H. M. Geduld, Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University, specializing in film, and editor of the 17-volume New York Times Enclopedia of Film. Geduld's name stamp and date appear on the first free endpaper. . Preface by Geoffrey Keynes. In original green cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Written by the poet in 1910 and published posthumously. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 32 pages. G4 London. London Rupert Hart-Davis 1946 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22213 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Crooked Lines of God, Brother Antoninus [William Everson]
18 Brother Antoninus [William Everson] The Crooked Lines of God
One-inch separation at bottom of front hinge, inscription to former owner neatly inked to ffep, owner name neatly inked to half-title page, slight bump to bottom corner of front cover. In spite of these problems, a handsome copy. Author is William Everson using a pseudonym. . The first printing, this is one of 1000 copies. Book is tight, clean inside and out. Lacking the dust jacket. . Contempory Poets Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 88 pages. K7 Detroit. Detroit U. Detroit Press 1959 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 30778 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Modern Poetry and the Idea of Language:   A Critical and Historical Study, Bruns, Gerald L.
19 Bruns, Gerald L. Modern Poetry and the Idea of Language: A Critical and Historical Study
Dust jacket has light foxing to all surfaces, half-inch tear to bottom of back panel. No other defects; now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has slight foxing to page ends, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A nice copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 300 pages. F4 Yale University Press 1974 0300016131 / 9780300016130 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 29547 
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Emily Dickinson: an Annotated Bibliography: Writings, Scholarship, Criticism, and Ana 1850-1968, Buckingham, Willis J. , Ed.
20 Buckingham, Willis J. , Ed. Emily Dickinson: an Annotated Bibliography: Writings, Scholarship, Criticism, and Ana 1850-1968
Minor rubbing to jacket extremities, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Bookplate is affixed on ffep, along with a DISCARD stamp. No other marks or other indications of previous ownership. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 322 pages. D2 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1970 0253319471 / 9780253319470 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 21507 
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