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VOLUME III ONLY, collecting poems from June 29, 1966 to July 28, 1978; pages 727-1347 of the full four-volume set. Note that this is the corrected version of Volume III, with the correct page 1074. An earlier printing inadvertently replaced page 1074 with a duplicate of page 1174. Hardcover with dust jacket, NEW in publisher's shrink wrap.
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Amuse-Gueules for Bemused Ghouls

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1999
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First
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Folded brochure pamphlet containing 14 short poems by Jonathan Williams, the influential poet/photographer/publisher/founder of the small press The Jargon Society. Back of the pamphlet includes author bio and list of past & forthcoming titles in the series. Printed in a numbered edition of 750 copies.
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Sappho's Raft

by Thomas Meyer

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Published
1982
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First
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9780912330518
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Jargon 99. Thomas Meyer's third book of poetry for the Jargon Society. One of 450 bound in cloth over board, issued without dust jacket. Frontispiece by David Hockney ("Tom listening to Ravel's L'Enfant et les sortilèges"). Bright, clean text within, set in Garamond printed on Mohawk Superfine paper in black and purple ink. Five abstract illustrated pages. 105 + [3]… Read more
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Centering

by M. C. (Mary Caroline) Richards

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Published
1989
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Second
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9780819562005
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Many were introduced to M.C. Richards through this insightful counterculture classic. The book is based on a series of her talks on the subject of "centering" which were published by Wesleyan Press in 1964. In it, M.C. shares her discovery of the process of centering clay on the potter's wheel as a living metaphor for becoming centered within oneself. Paperback,… Read more
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Vision Quest

by Connie Bostic

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Published
2014
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First
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Catalogue for an exhibition held January 24 - May 17, 2014 at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, showcasing Homire's life drawing and poetry. Short introduction by exhibition curator Connie Bostic. 48 pages. Bound in semigloss pictorial wrappers. NEW. Cynthia Homire came to Black Mountain College to study pottery with David Weinrib and Karen Karnes, and later married fellow… Read more
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Eight Days in Eire

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1990
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9780933598140
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Prose book with some poetry and photographs. Bound in textured gray paper pictorial wrappers, printed in green and black with copper foil. Colophon states that all copies were issued numbered and signed by the author; this one is numbered (52 of 500 copies) but not signed.
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Local Knowledge

by Sanjay Agnihotri, Martha King, Russ Zaborowski, Dorothea Rockburne, Simon Thompson, Elinor Nauen

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Spring 2009
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A collection of poetry and prose by Simon Thompson, Martha King, and Elinor Nauen, with artwork by Dorothea Rockburne reproduced in black and white. Foreword note by Dorothea Rockburne. 36 pages. Good in stapled wrappers, with normal shelf wear and a price sticker on back cover. Cover image: Regular and Irregular Curves (1991). Reproductions: Curves (1991), Crepuscular Zone (1991), Connection… Read more
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Get Hot or Get Out

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
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A selection of Jonathan Williams poems published in 1982 and written between 1957 (the final year of Black Mountain College) and 1981. Introduction by Poets Now editor Robert Peters. xi, [xii], 176 pages. Paperback version, bound in white pictorial wrappers with a cover photograph of the author by David Colley, and blurbs on the back cover. NEW though exhibiting some… Read more
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The Bang Book

by Thomas Meyer

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Published
1971
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Fine
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First
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Jargon 69. "A tale of the Old West & the life, death & afterlife of a badde-mann or baeddel one hundred years after the birth of the American Republic." -Thomas Meyer. Drawings by John Furnival. [48] pages. Bound in pale yellow paper wrappers with white illustrated dust jacket and acetate cover printed in silver ink. Acetate a little chipped, else… Read more
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The Garden Prospect

by Peter Yates

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Published
1980
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First
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9780912330414
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Jargon 87. Poetry by Peter Yates, quarter bound in cloth with white pictorial dust jacket. Silverpoint illustrations by Susan Moore. Introduction by Peyton Houston. 89 pages. Some shelf wear including small tears in dust jacket.
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Visions of Dame Kind

by Jeffery Beam

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1995
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Jargon 113. Collection of poems by North Carolina poet Jeffery Beam. One of 200 copies bound in tan cloth, with forest green endpapers and a tan dust jacket featuring a drawing by James McGarrell. Frontispiece drawing also by McGarrell. 66 + [5] pages. NEW, from publisher's stock. "In America we have meadows and woods, rather than parks and borders; obsession and… Read more
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A Long Undressing

by James Broughton

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First
ISBN
9780912330242
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Jargon 55. Bound in brick red cloth with gold foil stamped illustration on front cover, goldenrod endpapers, glossy pictorial dust jacket. 193 pages. Slight stains to top and fore edges, dust jacket exhibits some shelf wear, bumps and a small tear; front flap creased but not clipped.
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cover of Madeira & Toasts for Basil Bunting’s 75th Birthday

Madeira & Toasts for Basil Bunting’s 75th Birthday

by Jonathan Williams, ed.

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Published
1977
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Fine
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First
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Jargon 66. Poems, letters, essays and remembrances compiled by the Jargon Society to celebrate Basil Bunting's 75th birthday, with contributions from over 90 individuals who see themselves as peers or inheritors of his work. Each contribution is unique and warmly reverent. One of 1250 copies issued for private distribution. [122] pages, double foldout frontispiece, 1 color illustration foldout. Bound in… Read more
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Araminta and the Coyotes

by Paul Metcalf

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Published
1991
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First
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9780912330730
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Jargon 109. Short narrative fiction with commentary by Josh Billings. Bound in stiff black paper with glossy white dust jacket featuring a painting on the front by Mary Tillman Smith, and author photo on the back by Jonathan Williams. This is the sixth book of Paul Metcalf's narrative fiction to be published by the Jargon Society. It pairs a reconstruction… Read more
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Amen / Huzza / Selah

by Jonathan Williams, Louis Zukofsky

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Published
1960
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Jargon 13(a). Poems by Jonathan Williams, founder of the Jargon Society. "A Preface?" by Louis Zukofsky. Photographs and design by Jonathan Williams. One of 700 copies. Stiff paper covers with light peach dust jacket with bright pink printing, protected by an acetate dust wrapper, as issued. [41] pages. NEW from publisher's stock, with the usual waviness and shelf wear to… Read more
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Some Particulars

by Thomas A. Clark

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First
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9780912330129
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Jargon 75. Scottish poet Thomas A. Clark's text experiments, placed with intentionality on the pages of this narrow 8vo. Printed in black and green. Stiff, glossy card covers featuring photography by Bart Parker. Designed by Jonathan Williams and Thomas Meyer. [68] pages. Minimal shelf wear, some discoloration to the white back cover, price sticker residue on front cover flap.
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The Middle Passage

by Paul Metcalf

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Published
1976
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First
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9780912330068
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Jargon 78. Experimental fiction in three parts: Ludd, Efik and Orca, referring to three commodities: the looms that the Luddites feared, slaves, and whales. Pictorial dust jacket over stiff black paper cover. [63] pages. Slight shelf wear at edges and top of dust jacket. "About Genoa (Jargon 43), Metcalf remarked in passing: 'I have written a wicked book, etc.,… Read more
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The Changes Orders Becomings

by Peyton Houston

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Published
1990
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First
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9780912330709
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Jargon 106. In this set of three poems Peyton Houston continues his exploration of the predicament of the human in a universe not too-well understood and of what can be done about it. Afternote by the author. Designed by William E. Loftin, with three drawings made expressly for the book by artist James McGarrell. One of 1000 copies bound in… Read more
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Shankum Naggum

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1979
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780933598003
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Collection of texts that previously appeared in altered form in HOT WHAT (Mole Press, 1975) and in the series of visual postcards issued privately by the Jargon Society. One of 500 unnumbered and unsigned copies. Designed by Artek/Tom Chipley. Cover photo of Allen Beresford by Jonathan Williams. Tall, narrow quarto bound with two staples slightly rusted with some discoloration to… Read more
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Sappho's Raft

by Thomas Meyer

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Published
1982
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First
ISBN
9780912330501
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Jargon 99. Thomas Meyer's third book of poetry for the Jargon Society. One of 1000 copies bound in plum-colored paper covers with cream wrappers. Frontispiece by David Hockney ("Tom listening to Ravel's L'Enfant et les sortilèges"). Bright, clean text within, set in Garamond printed on Mohawk Superfine paper in black and purple ink. Five abstract illustrated pages. 105 + [3]… Read more
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