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Poems 1947-1954
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Poems 1947-1954

by Kees, Weldon

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First edition
Published
1954
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San Francisco: Adrian Wilson, 1954. First edition. First edition. Signed by Weldon Kees on the front free endpaper in black ink, inscribed to former owner, San Francisco, January 1955. 82, [1] pp. Bound in publisher's patterned boards with brown cloth backstrip, paper spine label. Near Fine with worn tips, spine label a little toned and worn. Rear portion of… Read more about this item
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The Octopus Frontier
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The Octopus Frontier

by Brautigan, Richard

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First edition
Published
1960
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San Francisco: Carp Press, 1960. First edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by Richard Brautigan on the title page. Bound in publisher's staple-bound printed wraps. Near Fine with light wear to wraps, faint staining to rear cover, contents lightly tanned. A rare early chapbook by the author of Trout Fishing in America, rarely seen signed.
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No Voyage
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No Voyage

by Oliver, Mary

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good+
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First Edition
Published
1963
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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1963. First Edition. Very Good+/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green paper-covered boards with spine lettered in gilt. Very Good+ with bumped corners, tape ghosts to endpapers and scattered foxing to contents. In a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket with minor toning to spine, light foxing and light… Read more about this item
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The Raven and Other Poems
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The Raven and Other Poems

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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First edition
Published
1845
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New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. First edition. First edition. [vi], 91, [1] pp. with half title present. Bound in late 19th century full dark green morocco with five raised bands to spine, elaborately stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, beautiful gilt turn-ins, blue marbled endpapers. Penciled note on prelim states "Bound Aug. 23/96." Very Good+, sunned and slightly… Read more about this item
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The Gold of the Tigers: Later Poems
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The Gold of the Tigers: Later Poems

by Borges, Jorge Luis; Alastair Reid [Translator]

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First American edition
Published
1977
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc, 1977. First American edition. First American edition. Signed by Jorge Luis Borges on the title page. 95 pp. Bound in publisher's reddish orange boards with white cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine in Fine dust jacket. A collection of later poems by the acclaimed Argentinian writer. As his vision failed him he… Read more about this item
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In Praise of Darkness
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In Praise of Darkness

by Borges, Jorge Luis; Norman Thomas di Giovanni [Translator]

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First American edition
Published
1974
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc, 1974. First American edition. First American edition. Signed by Jorge Luis Borges on the half title. 142 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth with black cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, lightly shelf worn. A collection of poems by the acclaimed Argentinian writer.
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Songs from an Afro/Phone: New Poems
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Songs from an Afro/Phone: New Poems

by Redmond, Eugene B.

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First edition
Published
1972
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East St. Louis, IL: Black River Writers, 1972. First edition. First edition. Signed by Eugene B. Redmond, inscribed to former owner and dated 1973. 63pp. Bound in publisher's wraps. Very Good, lightly worn with a slight bump to the top edge. An early collection by the St. Louis poet associated with the Black Arts Movement.
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Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

by Whitman, Walt

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First edition, second state
Published
1855
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Brooklyn, NY: [The Author], 1855. First edition, second state. First edition, second state of the copyright page, second state of p. iv with "cities and" correct, in Myerson's Binding B. [viii, reviews as noted in Myerson], 95pp. with author portrait at front on thin paper, mounted on thicker paper. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth with elaborate blindstamping and… Read more about this item
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Alla Breve Loving
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Alla Breve Loving

by Wright, C.D.

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First Edition
Published
1976
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Seattle: Mill Mountain Press, 1976. First Edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by C.D. Wright on the title page, inscribed to fellow poet/publisher Douglas Blazek. 30 pp. Bound in publisher's blue wraps lettered in black. Very Good+ with light fading to spine and top edges, light soiling to wraps. The late Rhode Island poet laureate's rare first book, her… Read more about this item
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Children Coming Home
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Children Coming Home

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1991
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Chicago: The David Company, 1991. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. [vi], 20, [3] pp. printed on rectos only. Bound in publisher's original stiff wraps. Near Fine with slight bumping to corner and light surface indents at rear cover. Gwendolyn Brooks' self-published collection of poems, voice-monologues of twenty imagined young characters from Chicago's South Side. … Read more about this item
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Abstract Expressionism
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Abstract Expressionism

by Mitchell, Joan [Prints]; John Ashbery; Frank O'Hara; Michael Goldberg [Prints]; Kenneth Koch; Alfred Leslie [Prints]; James Schuyler; Grace Hartigan [Prints]

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1960
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New York: Tiber Press, 1960. First Edition. Fine. First edition. Complete in four folio volumes, each measuring 17½" x14¼". Each volume with three full-page color silkscreen prints and additional prints at title page and upper cover, original cloth-backed illustrated boards. First Edition. No. 77 of 200 copies. Each volume signed by the poet and artist on the limitation… Read more about this item
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New and Selected Poems
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New and Selected Poems

by Oliver, Mary

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First edition
Published
1992
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Boston: Beacon Press, 1992. First edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by Mary Oliver on the front free endpaper, inscribed "For Shirley, with good wishes, Mary Oliver. Los Angeles. Nov. 1992." Likely signed at her event at the Center Green Theatre on Nov. 10, 1992; program from that event (containing two additional poems) laid in. xii, 255, [3] pp.… Read more about this item
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Ariel
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Ariel

by Plath, Sylvia

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Faber & Faber, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First British edition, first printing. From the library of Sylvia Plath's daughter, Frieda Hughes with her ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Fine in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with minor fading to spine and trivial edge wear. A fantastic copy with important provenance, signed by… Read more about this item
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The Bridge
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The Bridge

by Crane, Hart

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First American edition, preceded by the Paris edition published by Black Sun Press. Bound in publisher's original dark blue cloth ruled in blind, with titles in gilt on spine and upper board. Fine with trivial wear at extremites and bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. In a Near Fine unclipped… Read more about this item
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American Primitive
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American Primitive

by Oliver, Mary

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1983
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Boston: Atlantic- Little, Brown & Company, 1983. Signed by Mary Oliver on the half title. viii, 88 pp. Bound in publisher's stiff wraps. Second printing. Very Good+ with very slightcrease to front wrap, light wear. A signed copy of the American poet's Pulitzer-winning collection.
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Howl
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Howl

by Ginsberg, Allen; William Carlos Williams [Introduction]

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First Edition
Published
1956
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San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, 1956. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, first issue with Lucien Carr listed on the dedication page and a period after Harlem on the rear cover. Signed by Allen Ginsberg on the title page and inscribed "Allen Ginsberg - Dec. 15, 1975, G.B.M. - for Kirby Congdon - Ah." with doodles of… Read more about this item
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Crossing the Water
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Crossing the Water

by Plath, Sylvia

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1971
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London: Faber & Faber, 1971. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First British edition, first printing. From the library of Sylvia Plath's daughter Frieda Hughes with her ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's blue cloth lettered in silver. Very Good+ with boards faintly splayed, mottling to cloth at spine at edges and offsetting to endsheets.… Read more about this item
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Shape Them Into Dreams
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Shape Them Into Dreams

by Holloway, Ariel Williams

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
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New York: Exposition Press, 1955. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's red cloth lettered in black. Near Fine with slight lean to binding and trivial rubbing to tips, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with toning to spine and rear panel, light wear to the extremities. A lovely copy of this… Read more about this item
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

by Eliot, T. S.

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First Edition
Published
1939
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London: Faber and Faber, 1939. First Edition. First edition, first printing of T. S. Eliot's charming collection of poems about feline psychology and sociology. Bound in publisher's original pale yellow cloth printed in red. Very Good with light soiling and irregular toning to cloth; top edge dust soiled. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown with heavy foxing to endsheets.… Read more about this item
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Geography III
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Geography III

by Bishop, Elizabeth

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good+
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First Edition
Published
1976
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First Edition. Very Good+/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Signed by Elizabeth Bishop and warmly inscribed, "For Isle and Kit - I always seem to be signing my books years later for you- anyway - lots of love ^ again! - Elizabeth." Kit Barker, the inscribee, was a British artist. Of… Read more about this item
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