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BEARING THE UNBEARABLE Yiddish and Polish Poetry in the Ghettos and Concentration Camps

By: Aaron, Frieda W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: State University of New York Press: 1990

Seller ID: 59694


Tan cloth covered boards with mild edgewear. Glossy dj has light edgewear and a few very tiny tears along edges. Binding tight, text clean save for pen underlining to a few pages. ; Suny Series, Modern Jewish Literature & Culture; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages View more info

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Dangerous Astronomy

By: ALEXIE, Sherman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boise, Limberlost Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63482


Tall light blue sewn wraps. Limited to 850 copies. Signed by Alexie on the title page. Lightly bumped corners, other minor edge wear. ; limited edition; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Thorns of the Blood Rose

By: Anderson, Victor H. & Gwydion Pendderwen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nemeton: 1980

Seller ID: 63452


Glossy black wraps with mild edgewear and rubbing. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 106 pages View more info

BARCELONA DIARY English / Catala

By: Aplon, Roger; trans. by Victor Batalle

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Aspex De Comunicacio Edicions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37635


Illustrated grey wraps, slight wear to edges, lower corners gently bumped, light soiling to textblock edges, slight rubbing.; Inscribed by Aplon on title-page. ; 4to; 377 pages; Signed by Author View more info

New and Selected Poems 1956-1996

By: Appleman, Philip

Price: $17.00

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 60119


Matte wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Date written on corner of ffep in ink. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 280 pages View more info

LEGACY OF HOURS

By: Arnstein, Flora J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55537


SIGNED by Arnstein on a special limitation page at rear, and with a minor text correction handwritten to page 11. 300 copies printed. White paper spine (simulating vellum), patterned blue-and-gold paper over boards, gilt title to spine. Light foxing and sunning to top edge, also a few small light spots of foxing along joints, previous owner bookplate to front pastedown and small bookseller label to rear pastedown.; 12mo; 61 pages; Signed by Author View more info

INSIDE OUTSIDE

By: Baldwin, Deidra & Gene Davis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Poet and Artists Collaboration: 1982

Seller ID: 58270


Tan pictorial staplebound wraps with light edgewear; sunning to edges of front cover, spine and about one third of rear cover. Binding tight, text clean. Pencil erasure to corner of ffep. Fifteen drawings by Gene Davis and fifteen poems by Deirdra Baldwin. ; 30 pages View more info

Overheard

By: Barnstone, Willis & Helle Tzalopoulou Barnstone

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bloomington, The RAINTREE PRESS: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63269


Half cloth and boards. A nearly fine copy but for some sunning about the outer edges. Limited edition, #178/200. Signed by the author on the half-title page. The dust jacket is sunned at the spine, a 1/4" tear with associated creasing to the upper, front. Very minor soiling. In a new mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 57 pages; Signed by Author View more info

"C" A JOURNAL OF POETRY: VOL. 1, NO. 9: SUMMER ETC 1964

By: Berrigan, Ted, ed.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, C: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56665


Illustrated wraps. Cover design by Joe Brainard. Quite a scarce poetry journal. With contributions by Berrigan, Ron Padgett, Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs among other luminaries of the period. Unfortunately this copy came into the possession of one or more rodents, species unknown, that feasted on the lower fore corner of the entire piece. Between 1/2" and 1 1/2" is missing from that lower corner. There are exactly th... View more info

ORAL TRADITIONS AND AESTHETIC TRANSFER Form and Social Vision in Black Poetry

By: Bodunde, Charles

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Bayreuth African Studies: 2001

Seller ID: 59980


Matte gray wraps with mild edgewear and trace soil. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil to text block. ; Bayreuth African Studies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info

Part of the Climate American Cubist Poetry

By: Brogan, Jacqueline Vaught

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1991

Seller ID: 62770


Gray cloth covered boards with gently bumped spine tail. Dj in new mylar has slightly sunned spine and mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. Mild foxing to text block, pastedowns and eps. Slightly shelf cocked. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 290 pages View more info

Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63376


Printed brown wraps. Purchased from original owner. Unread. Only real flaw is a small, round sticker stain to the lower, rear cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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A New Year's Gretting From Black Sparrow Press 1985 Alone In A Time Of Armies

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67418


Printed light blue boards. #89/200 copies signed by Bukowski on the limitation page. There was also a lettered edition of 26 copies. Nearly fine condition but for a spine lean which may be common for this title as there were so few pages in a hardcover. In a light blue dust jacket which has some very minor soiling. A mylar protector covers the jacket. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (Poems as they Appeared in the Early Edinburgh Editions)

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: James M'Kie: 1869

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 63870


Facsimile edition, 1 of 600 copies. SIGNED by the printer James M'Kie on title page verso. Tan and slate blue paper covered boards. Modern clear plastic wraps with light scuffing and crimping to edges, and a creased flap. Moderate edgewear with bumped spine ends and corners, board showing at corners and parts of edges. Binding tight, text clean. Previous owner name to front pastedown. Small scattered soil spots to interior. Moderate soil to top of text block.; Large 8vo... View more info

The Complete Writings of Robert Burns [10 Volume set] The Complete Poems of Robert Burns [Volumes I-VI]; the Letters of Robert Burns [Volumes VII-X]

By: Burns, Robert; Henley, W. E; Buchan, John; Allen, Francis H.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 59720


Red cloth, paper labels on the spines. Most of the volumes are largely unopened. Each has a frontispiece in gravure and several other gravure illustrations. Volumes 1-5 do not have dust jackets. Volumes 6-10 all have jackets in varying conditions. All of the books are very good or better. The copies without jackets have some bit of fading to the spines and minor wear to the paper labels. The copies with jackets have moderate chipping or larger pieces missing at the spine... View more info

PLACES OF COMFORT, PLACES OF JUSTICE Poems

By: Bursk, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Jose, Humanities and Arts Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55453


INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "for Maggie Jaffe in gratitude for your ? [illegible word] poems! C. Bursk" [Jaffe was a San Diego poet]. Grey wraps. Slight sunning to spine, light edgewear, esp. at corners which are creased just at corner tips and slightly fanning out. ; Thin 8vo; 81 pages; Signed by Author View more info

THE PROPAGANDA OF A SEED

By: Butters, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Cardinal Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55510


INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "For Maggie Love, Chris -- 8-14-03 NYC" [Maggie Jaffe was a San Diego poet]. White and grey wraps. Minor sun damage, such that the white parts of the covers are slightly yellowed and the red title lettering on the spine has faded to pink; creasing across upper rear cover; smaller creases to other corners, and with the pages slightly fanning out.; Thin 8vo; 71 pages; Signed by Author View more info

AMERICAS

By: Butters, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Viet Nam Generation, Inc. & Burning Cities Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; Stated First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55511


INSCRIBED on title page: "for Maggie Jaffe - a poet of power in the belly of our common beast - Chris Butters 8/98" [Jaffe was a San Diego poet]. Illustrated purple wraps. Light foxing and wear to edges. ; White Noise Poetry; Vol. 9; Thin 8vo; 103 pages; Signed by Author View more info

BLUE HOMESPUN

By: Call, Frank Oliver

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1924

Seller ID: 38826


Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles, light wear to edges (rubbing, heaviest at corners/spine-ends), edges and spine sunned, spine rubbed, textblock edges and feps yellowed, light foxing to exterior and feps (with random light foxing throughout), few small tears in paper over hinges, light soiling to front pastedown, discoloration to copyright page/contents (from laid in article regarding Call).; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 46 pages View more info

JOHN CLARE AND THE BOUNDS OF CIRCUMSTANCE

By: Clare, Johanne

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 44356


Pictorial black cloth-covered boards, very light foxing to text block edges and rubbing to cloth. ; 8vo; 224 pages View more info