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Roseti E Cantiere

by Ermini, Flavio

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Published
1980
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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Forli: Nuovo Ruolo, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Stapled wrappers. An unpaginated volume of poems by Ermini in Italian. Afterword (also in Italian by Alberto Cappi. A clean very good example. Uncommon volume with only three listings found in WorldCat.
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Gold and Work (Money Pamphlets Number Two)

by Pound, Ezra

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$30.00

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London: Peter Russell, 1951. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Slender stapled pamphlet. 16 pp. Originally published at Rapallo in 1944. This translation is by John Drummond. Some offset to the front cover, else a very good example. First UK edition.
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The Vision of Sir Launfal

by Lowell, James Russell

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Published
1865
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later printing
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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. Later printing. Cloth. Very Good. Small decorated cloth covered volume of poetry by Lowell. First published in 1848, this is the stated ninth printing. 33 pp. Clean and still well-bound in decorated blind rule. Small tear to the front endpaper.
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Selected Poems (Uncorrected Proof)

by Creeley, Robert

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall bound yellow wrappers printed in black. 162 pp. This is the uncommon uncorrected proof copy. Some hand-soiling to covers. Internally clean and well-bound. Very good overall condition.
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Run Through Rock

by Brigham, Besmilr (Edited by C. D. Wright)

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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Fayetteville: Lost Roads, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Good. Trade paperbound volume. What would be a fine copy except that someone has made several small ink notations in the margins. Sold in as-is condition. A selection of short poems by Brigham. Edited by C. D. Wright. An oddly uncommon volume.
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The Messenger (Review Copy)

by Valentine, Jean

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Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$65.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 8vo. 67 pp. The author's fourth collection of poems. Book and dustwrapper in near fine condition. This is a Review Copy with publisher's review slip and detailed promotional literature for this title laid in. Scarce as a review copy. … Read more
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Miracles & Mortifications (Inscribed)

by Johnson, Peter

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Buffalo: White Pine Press, 2001. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound original volume of poems. 59 pp. Prose poems by Johnson. This collection was the winner of the 2001 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets. A near fine copy. INSCRIBED by the poet on the title page.
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Opened Ground - Selected Poems 1966 - 1996

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American edition
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Tall octavo. First American edition. 444 pp. A handsome near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Poems by the Nobel Prize Winner.
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X Writings '79 - '82

by Cage, John

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Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1983. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/very good +. Clothbound volume in dustwrapper. 187 pp. Stated first edition. With 124 color photographs. Cage continues his work with mesostics (poems with words written down the middle). A handsome near fine clothbound copy in price-intact dustwrapper. Wrapper has a faint crease… Read more
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Poems In One-Part Harmony

by Reddy, T J.

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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Chapel Hill: The Carolina Wren Press, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound original volume of poems by Reddy with a photograph of the author by Roderick Rolle. 54 pp. A near fine copy in photo-illustrated bound wrappers. Book includes a two-page promotional press release for the publication of this volume. The poet's… Read more
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Solution Passage; Poems 1978 - 1981

by Coolidge, Clark

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1986. First edition. Paperback. Very Good/none. 8vo. 389 pp. Stated first edition of this uncommon compendium of poems by Clark. A very good paperbound copy in thick printed wrappers. Rear cover blurb by Lydia Davis. Recommended.
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Things

by Ponge, Francis

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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New York: Grossman Publishers, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, narrow bound wrappers with French flaps. 123 pp. Price sticker afixed to the inside front flap else a sound very good copy. Translations into English by Cid Corman. Stated first edition.
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The Reproduction of Profiles

by Waldrop, Rosmarie

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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New York: New Directions, 1987. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/very good +. Clothbound 8vo in dustwrapper. 86 pp. Prose poems by Waldrop. Faint erasure mark to the first blank endpaper else a sound very good plus copy in dustwrapper. Rear cover blurbs by Robert Creeley, Lyn Hejinian and Barbara Guest.
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Conductors of the Pit (Inscribed by Eshleman to fellow poet Kenneth Irby); Major Works by Rimbaud, Vallejo, Cesaire, Artaud, Holan

by Eshleman, Clayton, Translator and Introducer (Rimbaud, Vallejo, Cesaire, Artaud and Holan)

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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New York: Paragon House, 1988. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound book. The simultaneous first paper edition. 230 pp. Collects selected works by these major European literary figures. Edited, translated and introduced by Clayton Eshleman who has INSCRIBED this copy to fellow poet Kenneth Irby. A near fine copy.
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Striking Resemblance (Signed Limited); Work 1980 - 1986

by Darragh, Tina

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Providence: Burning Deck, 1989. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound original volume of poems. 62 pp. First trade edition. A near fine copy in bound wrappers. This is only one of fifty hand-numbered and SIGNED copies.
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The Pasture Seasons - Poems (Inscribed)

by Streeto, James M.

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Published
No date
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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No Place: Privately Printed, No date. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Trade paperbound original book of poems. 87 pp. Includes several color photographs. A fine example of the poet's second collection. Book is not dated anywhere, but the author has INSCRIBED this copy and dated it in 2011.
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Selected Poems (Inscribed)

by Bly, Robert

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. 213 pp. Stated first edition with complete number row on the copyright page. A handsome near fine copy in dustwrapper.
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History is Made at Night (Signed)

by Gizzi, Peter

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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No Place: Students of Decay, 2011. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Wide sewn wrappers. A poetry chapbook by Gizzi printed in 2011. Includes a beautiful frontispiece by his friend Robert Seydel. Fine condition. No limitation specified, but Gizzi has labeled this Copy F and SIGNED it on the rear endpaper. Quite scarce. Only… Read more
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Passing Duration (Signed Limited)

by Rodefer, Stephen

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$175.00

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Providence: Burning Deck, 1991. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Trade paperbound original volume of poems. 63 pp. First trade edition. A near fine copy in bound wrappers with cover drawing by Jean Lowe. This is only one of fifty hand-numbered and SIGNED copies.
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Empty Mirror

by Beats - Ginsberg, Allen (William Carlos Williams)

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Published
1961
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Totem / Corinth, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Good +. 8vo. Stapled wrappers with cover illustration by Gilbert Sorrentino. A volume of early poems by Ginsberg with an introduction by William Carlos Williams. 47 pp. Pages tanned with age. Stray handwriting on front cover. Toning to edges of covers. A… Read more
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