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Proud Riders and Other Poems
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Proud Riders and Other Poems

By Davis, H. L.

New York And London: Harper & Brothers Publishing. Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Grey dust jacket with mylar over black buckram boards with title gilt on spine. Fore edge deckled. Dust jacket has light soiling and minor creasing and wear to top edge. Boards have light wear to head and foot of spine, light foxing and soiling to all edges. Text block has light foxing. As stated on the dust jacket, "these poems speak of a busy, plain life in a magnificent natural setting, of a people, warm, vigorous, proud, who are the bone and strength of America's Far West." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pp .

$25.00

Rhymes and Jingles
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Rhymes and Jingles

By Bass, William Wallace

Los Angeles, CA: J. F. Rowny Press. Very Good. 1915. Softcover. Stapled tan soft cover booklet with poems and natural history tidbits by William Wallace Bass, one of the original guides and trailblazers in the Grand Canyon. Bass Canyon and Camp bear his name today. Edges of brown paper wraps are a bit creased. Interior is clean. Includes frontis photo of Bass plus photo of Bass with his old indian friend and the cage at Bass Ferry. A relatively uncommon Grand Canyon item. 3 copies of this 1915 edition found in OCLC. ; Book; B&W Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 33 pp .

$325.00

Blind Man's House At the Edge of the Cliff
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Blind Man's House At the Edge of the Cliff

By Leertov, Denise

Minnesota Center for the Book Arts. Fine. 1987. Broadside. Number 53 of 150 copies, signed by the author. Illustration by Janice Perry. Printed at Coffee House Press and published by Minnesota Center for Book arts on the occasion of the author's reading in the Loft Mentor Series, May 5, 1989. Originally appeared in The Earlhamite, Volume 108, Number I, Fall 1987.; 14" x 10"; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Two Elegies for Wendy Parrish
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Two Elegies for Wendy Parrish

By Greenberg, Alvin

Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger. Fine. 1979. Broadside. Number 90 of 125 numbered and 26 lettered copies, signed by the author. Printed on the occasion of the author's reading at Walker Art Center, December 11, 1979. Two poems, "March 2, 1978" and "And Yet." ; 10" x 13"; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Dim House, Bright Face
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Dim House, Bright Face

By Gallagher, Tess

Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Fine. 1989. Broadside. Number 53 of 150 copies, signed by the author. Featuring an ink and brush illustration by Susan Nees, designed and printed by Ann Borman at Tournesol Press. The type is Spectrum, the paper is Fabriano Ingres. Printed on the occasion of the author's reading in the Loft Mentor Series, March 10, 1989. ; 13 1/4" x 10 1/2"; Signed by Author .

$65.00

Or Anything to Break Things Up
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Or Anything to Break Things Up

By McCauley, Jane

Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger. Fine. 1979. Broadside. No 90 of a limited edition consisting of 125 numbered and 26 lettered copies signed by the author. On cream paper with grey and black imprint. ; 9 3/4" x 12 3/4"; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Photograph of a Confederate Soldier Standing on Rocks in the James River  At Richmond, Virginia
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Photograph of a Confederate Soldier Standing on Rocks in the James River At Richmond, Virginia

By Smith, Dave

Palaemon. Very Good. 1983. Limited/Numbered Edition. Broadside. Number 33 of 100 copies available to the public, signed by the author. Palaemon Broadside number thirty-eight. Light soil. ; 14" x 9"; Signed by Author .

$50.00

Airplane Poem Broadside
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Airplane Poem Broadside

By Rothenberg, Jerome

Toothpaste Press. Fine. 1980. Limited/Numbered Edition. Broadside. A broadside signed by the author and numbered 90/125 copies. Printed at The Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger on the occasion of the author's reading at Walker Art Center, May 20, 1980. ; 9 3/4" x 12 3/4"; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Theory of Silence
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Theory of Silence

By Pillin, William

Los Angeles: George Yamada. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Softcover. One of 1000 copies. Blue stiff card dust jacket with color illustration designed by Polia Pillin, over blank white soft covers. Sunning and light wear on spine and edges of dust jacket. Deckle edge. Personally inscribed by the author and dated 1955 on first free endpaper. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author .

$75.00

Maumau American Cantos
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Maumau American Cantos

By Weatherly, Tom

New York: Corinth Books. Very Good. 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Grey wrapper. On the title page is a short handwritten poem signed by Weatherly, dated 1985. Frontispiece illustration by Carolyn Weatherly. In the text are three corrections with Weatherly's signature or initial next to them. ; 8" x 6"; 47 pp; Signed by Author .

$50.00

Point Reyes Poems
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Point Reyes Poems

By Bly, Robert

Point Reyes Station: Floating Island Publications. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. Softcover. Green stiff card illustrated French wraps over blue paper. Stitched binding. Signed by Robert Bly on the half title page. Clean interior. A revision of the 1974 first edition. ; 7" x 3 3/4"; 26 pp; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Eirenikon
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Eirenikon

By Bantock, Gavin

London: Anvil Press Poetry. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. A limited edition numbered 14 out of 50 copies signed by the author on the verso of the dedication page. Mylared dust jacket has light shelf wear. Blue boards with gilt imprint, tan endpapers. From the first page: "Eirenikon: A proposition, scheme or treatise designed to promote peace." From poet and long-time drama professor in Japan Gavin Bantock. Dust jacket illustration is Fujin, God of Wind, from Sanjusandendo, Japan. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 31 pp; Signed by Author .

$100.00

Blue is Recessive As in Irises: Poems (With Autograph Signed Letter)
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Blue is Recessive As in Irises: Poems (With Autograph Signed Letter)

By Ventadour, Fanny

Paris: Editions Two Cities. Good. 1966. First Edition. Softcover. French wrapper has some soil and toned edges. Unopened. Half-inch chip on top edge of title page. Laid in is a publisher's slip and a card with a handwritten letter to poet Will Inman, signed by the author. ; 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"; 44 pp .

$35.00

Poems
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Poems

By Thompson, Francis

Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 450 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Mylared original dust jacket has edge wear, toning and shadowing, and light soil on spine. Blue boards with pasted on title label have lightest toning on edges. Light soil on edges, deckle edge. Red illustration on title page, frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. English poet Francis Thompson (1859-1907) led a troubled life, but achieved some success towards the end of it. This volume by American publisher and designer Thomas Bird Mosher was published a few years after Thompson's death. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 112 pp .

$40.00

Director of Alienation
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Director of Alienation

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

San Francisco: City Lights. Very Good. Broadside. Folded as issued, with light toning on edges and fold lines, fold corner hole. Printed on verso with illustration and publication information, no date, circa 1977. A broadside of Ferlinghetti's poem about the joys of department store shopping. ; 17" x 11" .

$25.00

Jack of Hearts: for Dylan
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Jack of Hearts: for Dylan

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Boston: Stone Soup Poetry for City Lights. Very Good. 1976. Second Edition. Broadside. A broadside folded into quarters, as issued, with toning along fold lines. Printed in red and black with a jack of hearts illustration, title and publication information on verso. Design by Don Meuse. ; 17" x 11" .

$25.00

Don Juan's Note-Book
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Don Juan's Note-Book

By Kemp, Harry

New York: Privately Printed. Very Good. 1929. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. A limited edition numbered 6 of 50 copies, housed in a blue slipcase and signed by the author on the limitation page. Sunning of slipcase edges and white spine of book, wear on slipcase corners. Light soil on just a few pages. Gilt imprint, marbled paper boards in protective cover, uncut pages. A book of poetry by the self-proclaimed Vagabond or Hobo Poet Harry Kemp, who was known as something of a Don Juan himself. ; 10" x 6 1/2"; 41 pp; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Stultifera Navis; Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia. the Modern Ship  of Fools
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Stultifera Navis; Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia. the Modern Ship of Fools

By (Ireland, William Henry)

London: Printed By William Savage for William Miller. Very Good. 1807. Hardcover. Red three-quarter leather with gilt imprint, over marbled paper boards. Leather has stains, rubbed edges, and bumped corners. Gilt top edge and lightly soiled uneven fore edge, with light soil on text pages. Marbled endpapers have offset onto blank endpapers, and a front endpaper has the handwritten postmarked address of a former owner pasted in. A few penciled marks. Xxiv, [1]-295, [1] blank, [8] adverts, with folding color frontispiece and illustrated title page. Written anonymously by forger of Shakespearean documents William Henry Ireland (1775-1835) in the years after he had been exposed and published his own confessions, this volume contains anecdotes and verse of what seem to be the author's many pet peeves and objects of disdain, "Of Foolish Priests and Babbling Parsons in the Choir", "Of Fools Who Pretend to Despise Death", "Of New Fashions, and Fools that Wear Disguised Garments", and so forth. ; 6 3/4" x 4 1/2"; 295 pp .

$125.00

What is Poetry?
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What is Poetry?

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Anansi International. As New. 2010. Hardcover. An as-new copy, still in shrinkwrap. A collection of aphorisms, with illustrations by Frederic Amat. In English and Spanish. Uncommon. ; Color Illustrations; 13" x 8" .

$200.00

Tall Poets Broadside
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Tall Poets Broadside

By Smith, William Jay

Palaemon. Very Good. 1979. Broadside. A signed broadside, limited and numbered 55/126 copies as Palaemon Broadside Number Ten. Lower publication lines are cropped in image due to scanner size. Half-inch tear on left margin. Red and black ink on cream paper. ; 19" x 12 1/2"; Signed by Author .

$20.00

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