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LINE DANCE

by Hayden, Dolores

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Published
2001
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Edgewood, KY: R. L. Barth, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Stapled printed wrappers; 8vo. 12 pp. "Printed in an edition of 125 copies, 25 of which are signed and contain a holograph poem not otherwise in this edition." This is one of the signed edition limited to 25 with a n additional poem on added endpapers. [Title page… Read more
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The Lamplit Answer

by Schnackenberg, Gjertrud

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780374182939
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$75.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 83 pp. Includes "Kremlin of Smoke," a long free-verse poem on Chopin's first year in Paris. Highly acclaimed second collection (after a Godine chapbook), by a poet who has worked primarily in form. This copy signed on the title page,… Read more
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ORIGINAL LOVE

by Peacock, Molly

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780393037418
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$35.00

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New York: Norton, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 91 pp. Signed by the poet on the half-title; additionally inscribed on the title page. The fourth book, a collection of poems preceding her 2003 New and Selected Poems. She was previously President of The Poetry Society of America. Fine in Fine DJ.… Read more
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HAPAX

by Stallings, A. E.

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Published
2006
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Evanston: TriQuarterly, 2006. First Edition. Paperback. Very good +. First trade paperback edition published simultaneously with the cloth; 8vo. 90 pp. The poet's second regularly published book. This copy signed on the title page, characteristically crossing out her name; additionally inscribed "To __ with appreciation & gratitude / Love Alicia" and dated in the year of publication. Quite… Read more
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LINE DANCE

by Hayden, Dolores

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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Edgewood, KY: R. L. Barth, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Stapled printed wrappers; 8vo. 12 pp. "Printed in an edition of 125 copies, 25 of which are signed and contain a holograph poem not otherwise in this edition." This is the regular edition. [Title page verso] Fine.
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ANTHONY HECHT IN CONVERSATION WITH PHILIP HOY

by Hoy, Philip et al.; Anthony Hecht

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
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London: Between The Lines, 2001. First Thus. Paperback. Fine. Photographic wrappers; 8vo. 144 pp. Volume in the distinguished series with poets. Fine.
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DARK VERSES & LIGHT

by Disch, Thomas

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Violet cloth in dust jacket ; 8vo. 124 pp. Better known as a novelist, especially for his science fiction, his poetry, though clearly he is as well-versed (and with an equal wit) in formal technique as Marilyn Hacker (with whom he co-wrote his first collection), has proven… Read more
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THE DARK OLD HOUSE

by Disch, Tom (Thomas)

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Edgewood, KY: R. L. Barth, 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Stapled photographic wrappers; 8vo. 23 pp. Of a total edition of 200, this is one of 25 copies signed by the author with a holograph poem not otherwise included (and each seemingly different). This with a four-line poem "November". Postcard/"Epigrammitist" poem "April in Barryville" laid in. Cover paper… Read more
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COLLECTED EARLIER POEMS

by Hecht, Anthony

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: Knopf, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Burgundy cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 272 pp., with notes. Inscribed "For __ __ tutti bestoram" and signed "Tony Hecht". The complete texts of his previous three books, and a selection from his first. Fine in a lightly rubbed complete near fine dust jacket (protected by a removable… Read more
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THE DARK OLD HOUSE

by Disch, Tom (Thomas)

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Edgewood, KY: R. L. Barth, 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Stapled photographic wrappers; 8vo. 23 pp. Of a total edition of 200, this is one of 25 copies signed by the author with a holograph poem not otherwise included (and each of the 25 seemingly different). This with a Haiku from INSOMNIAC. Postcard/"Epigrammitist" poem "April in Barryville" laid… Read more
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SUNDAY SKATERS

by Salter, Mary Jo

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Knopf, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 102 pp. Inscribed by the poet to a small press poetry publisher, and signed "Mary Jo". Review slip laid in. A very fine copy of the poet's third collection. Fine in Fine DJ. (In removable protective archival covers.)
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MAYFLIES

by Wilbur, Richard

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780151004690
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New York: Harcourt Brace, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Hardcover in dust jacket; 8vo. 80 pp. Inscribed to one of his small press publishers; signed "Dick Wilbur". Fine in a fine dust jacket (in removable protective archival covers).
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THE BOY IN THE WELL

by Epstein, Daniel Mark

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780879515874
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$25.00

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Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 72 pp. A typed letter (Tls), signed by the poet, conveying the book to a director of a Poetry Conference. A poet, translator, and biographer Epstein's poetry tends towards historical subjects, in this volume, the Pyramids, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon; and… Read more
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A GUIDE TO THE FOUR-CHAMBERED HEART

by Haines, John

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Monterey, KY: Larkspur, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Joy Haines. Red cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. Illus. by Joy Haines. One of 450 numbered copies (of 500 total) handset in Eric Gill's Joanna type and printed on a hand-fed C & P on Mohawk Letterpress. This copy especially inscribed to a leading printer/publisher of fine press poetry. Fine… Read more
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92 nd Street Y: A Tribute to Richard Wilbur

by Wilbur, Richard

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Published
December 2004
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: 92nd Street Y, December 2004. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine. Single sheet folded; small Folio, with two sheets laid in: one with a biography of the poet on verso reproduced from manuscript in his hand the poem "Green"; the second with a schedule of the event with brief biographies of most of the speakers/readers: Dana Gioia,… Read more
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THE AFTERLIFE

by Levis, Larry

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Published
1977
Condition
Very good -
Edition
First edition
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Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Very good -. Trade paperback edition of the poet's second book, following a limited, signed edition (in the same year) from Windhover. It is unclear if this was simultaneously issued with the hardcover, but there is no statement of later printing. The Lamont Poetry Selection for 1976.… Read more
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UNSELECTED POEMS

by Levine, Philip

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Published
1997
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Fine
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First edition
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Santa Cruz: Greenhouse Review Press, 1997. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Trade paper issue (there were 35 in cloth, signed); 8vo. 109 pp. Contains a nice three page introduction by Levine on this volume, beginning with a trip to NYC to hear Dylan Thomas read. Fine.
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FORESEEABLE FUTURES

by Matthews, William

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Uncorrected proof in gold printed wrappers; 8vo. 50 pp. Briefly inscribed and signed by the poet. Scarce signed. Fine.
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NIGHT LIGHT

by Justice, Donald

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. First printing; 8vo. 77 pp. Gray cloth in dust jacket. Poet's second collection. Justice would go on to win most of the major awards. Fine copy with a pencil scribble on front end paper in a very near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
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ELEPHANT ROCKS

by Ryan, Kay

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Alexander Rare Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Paper over boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 84 pp. Briefly inscribed and dated by the poet and signed in full on the title page. The poet's first book published by a Trade publisher, her previous titles by University or private presses. A fine unread copy in a fine dust… Read more
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