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Don't Cry, Scream

by Lee, Don L. (Haki Madhubuti)

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Published
1970
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Broadside Press, 1970. Sixth printing. Red cloth, gilt titles. With an Introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks. Considered by some a manifesto for the Black Arts Movement. Book very good plus with darkening to gutters. DJ also very good with rubbing, light wear to spine-ends. 64 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Witch Poems

by Wallace, Daisy, Ed.

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780823402816
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$75.00

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Holiday House, 1976. First edition (NAP) with reinforced binding. Black cloth, copper titles and decoration to front. With one-color illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. Includes poems by William Shakespeare, e.e. cummings, X.J. Kennedy, Jack Prelutsy, Steven Kroll and others Book very good plus with little wear. DJ also very good plus with one tiny tear near head of spine.… Read more
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Without Paradise

by Hoffman, Richard

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Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781891812330
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$40.00

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Cedar Hill Books, 2002. First softcover edition. Inscribed on title page to the late Boston Poet Laureate Sam Cornish. A near fine copy. 72 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century

by Miller, E. Ethelbert, Ed.

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781574780178
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$50.00

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Black Classic Press, 2002. A somewhat-eclectic but enormous collection of contemporary African-American poets. Includes author and titles indices at end. Unread with slight bump at top corner foreedge. 572 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Shooting Rats at the Bibb County Dump

by Bottoms, David

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780688036096
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$45.00

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William Morrow & Co., 1980. First printing. Blue cloth spine, black boards, gilt titles. By the author of Jamming With the Band at the VFW and winner of the Walt Whitman Award for 1979. Some great imagery in his work. Book very good with fading to cloth at extremities, very light edge spotting. DJ also very good with aging to… Read more
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Letters from a Father and Other Poems

by Van Duyn, Mona

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780689112874
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$25.00

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Atheneum, 1982. First softcover edition stated. Winner of the National Book Award in Poetry and the Bollingen Poetry Prize. Very good with crease to front cover at lower foreedge. 63 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Poetry of Black America: Anthology of the 20th Century

by Adoff, Arnold, Ed.

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
Library Edition
ISBN
9780060200909
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$75.00

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Harper Collins Library edition, so stated on spine. Mustard composite binding, gilt titles. No price on DJ. With an Introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks. One of the most authoritative anthologies published to date, now growing quite scarce. Book unread, as new with remainder mark at bottom edge. DJ very good with edge curling/creasing. 552 pp.. Library Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very… Read more
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The Devil Take a Crooked House

by O'Leary, Tomas

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Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780899240558
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Lynx House Press, 2012. First edition (NAP). Flatsigned on title page. The second book of poems by the author of Fool at the Funeral. Near fine with light shelfwear. 72 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Look at the People

by Casey, Bernie

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$40.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1969. Stated first edition. Brick cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece painting reproduced in color, others in B&W. Casey, at various times in his career, was a professional athlete and more recently, an artist. His poems have a definite sixties flavor. Book very good with not much wear. DJ likewise very good with a couple of short tears… Read more
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At Redbones (CSU poetry series)

by Moss, Thylias

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citynightsbooks
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780914946731
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$35.00

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Cleveland State Univ Poetry Center, 1990. First printing (NAP). The cover, which she designed, in a good indication of the somewhat-offbeat, surreal contents. This poet deserves more attention. Very good plus with light aging. 57 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/`.
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Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by McGrath, Campbell

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Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780061661297
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Ecco, 2009. First printing. Booklength narrative poem by the youngest member of the Lewis & Clark expedition. Book unread, near fine. DJ likewise near fine. 113 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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1717 P St., N.W., And Other White Places on the Map: A Book of Poems

by Hoegberg, Norman

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Beanbag Press, 1969. First printing (NAP). A collection of sundry poems, some previously published in various literary magazines. Beanbag Press was the imprint of poet Sam Cornish, and published several books, including one of his own. Although the title might seem to be a racial reference, it is not, according to the poet's preface, but rather an… Read more
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Family Pictures

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Broadside Press, 1970. First printing, so stated. Back cover photo by Roy Lewis. Some light stains to cover; else very good. 24 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Poetry Newsletter 9/10

by Depew, Wallace, Ed.

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Sacramento, CA: Poetry Newsletter, 1966. Poetry Newsletter Issue 9/10: Stapled sheets on newsprint. Cover design and drawing by Linda Bandt. In this issue: poems by Charles Bukowski, Richard Duane Locke, Joe Pinelli, Sam Cornish, Harvey Tucker, Darrell Gray Kantrowitz, Richard Krech, d.a. levy and many others. Very good with fading to paper. 66 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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How the Whale Became

by Hughes, Ted

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$55.00

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Atheneum, 1966. Second printing, 1966. Blue cloth, gilt titles. With one-color drawings by Rick Scheiter.Eleven original fables by the former poet laureate and esteemed writer. Book very good with some light creasing of pages at forematter. DJ with wraparound design, designed by Harry Ford, also very good with light aging. 100 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Dillinger: Book 2

by Moore, Todd

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780941215091
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$35.00

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Primal Pub, 1991. Stated first edition. Back cover blurb by Dusty Dog Reviews, comparing the poems to those of James Joyce. Very good with light cover soil. 302 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Sty: Prison Poems

by Binau, Roland, Ed.

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Roland Binau, 1968. Date approximate, no date (or publisher) given. Loose sheets staplebound at spine. Cover illustration by Dwayne Tinsley. Poems reprinted from Courier Magazine in quite a variety of styles and diction, Very good with light soil. Unpaginated. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Greetings

by West, Don

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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Don West, 1968. Date approximate, no date given. Two poems (Son of Man, Automated Miner) on light card stock with cover illustration by Constance Adams West. 'Automated Miner' was later included in a Don West anthology published by West End Press in Los Angeles. Very good with aging and soil to edges.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Dead Lecturer

by Jones, LeRoi (Amiri Baraka)

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$250.00

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Grove Press, 1964. Stated first printing. Gray-brown boards, red titles. Book very good with average aging and wear. DJ, with his Statement on Poetics on back panel, also very good with one short tear at head of spine, light aging and soil. 79 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Kaleidoscope: Poems By American Negro Poets

by Hayden, Robert, Ed.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780152420017
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$50.00

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967. First edition (NAP). Blue cloth, gilt titles, photo endsheets. A chronological anthology, from Phillis Wheatley and Paul Laurence Dunbar through Ted Joans and Amiri Baraka. Book very good with some faint abrasions to cloth. DJ also very good with edgewear, two short tears, price clipped. 229 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very… Read more
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