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Log Book (Signed)

by Raworth, Tom with Frances Butler, Illustrator

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Published
No Date
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$175.00

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No Place: Poltroon Press, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Stiff illustrated sewn wrappers A fine copy of this collaboration between poet Raworth and illustrator Butler. Not dated, but from 1976. This copy has been SIGNED BY THE POET and dated in NYC in 2012. A scarce book of Raworth's that is seldom found… Read more
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La Araucana The Epic of Chile

by Chile - Owen, Walter, Translator and Publisher

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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Buenos Aires: Walter Owen, 1945. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paperbound quarto. 51 pp. Text in side by side Portuguese and English. An epic poem written by don Alonzo de Erzilla y Zuniga. Very good condition.
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Sub Songs

by Prynne, J. H.

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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London: Barque Press, 2010. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Wide paperbound folio sized book (measures 11 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" tall. 22 pp. A slender volume of poems. Some light scuffs to covers and corner bump. A solid very good copy of a book which, due to its awkward dimensions, can easily… Read more
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Airplanes (Inscribed)

by Clark, Tom

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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No Place: A Once Book, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. Unpaginated and printed on rectos only. With an introduction by Aram Saroyan. First edition of this very early collection of poems by Clark. A very good example. This copy has been very briefly INSCRIBED by Clark and dated in… Read more
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Six Poems / Art

by Hoa Nguyen / Debra Steckler

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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New York and London: Tolling Elves, 2005. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Small folded nearly square booklet (measuring 4 1/2 x 4 1/4" wide). Chapbook with six poems by Hoa Nguyen and artwork by Debra Steckler. Published as Tolling Elves 29 October 2005. Stapled. A fine example of this fragile production. Comes in… Read more
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Machine Art & Other Writings; The Lost Thought of the Italian Years

by Ardizzone, Maria Luisa, Editor (Ezra Pound)

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$25.00

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Durham: Duke University Press, 1996. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Trade paperbound volume. 174 pp. Illustrated with photographs. A collection of essays by Pound selected and edited by Ardizzone. Very good copy. This copy comes from the library of poet Kenneth Irby. Irby has added his attractive ownership glyph to the… Read more
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Canoeing Up Cabarga Creek - Buddhist Poems (Inscribed)

by Whalen, Philip

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1996. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Trade paperbound original book. A collection of Whalen's Buddhist poems with an introduction by Richard Baker and a foreword by Allen Ginsberg. 68 pp. Sunning to spine colors else a near fine copy. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Whalen in year of publication… Read more
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He Who Hunted Birds in His Father's Village - The Dimensions of a Haida Myth (Inscribed)

by Snyder, Gary

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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Bolinas: Grey Fox Press, 1979. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Trade paperbound book. This is the simultaneous first paperbound edition. 133 pp. With an introduction by Nathanial Tarn. The text of this book formed the basis for Snyder's original Reed College undergraduate thesis. A very good copy. This is nicely INSCRIBED by Snyder… Read more
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Poetics

by Bernstein, Charles

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Simultaneous first trade paperbound edition. 232 pp. A work of critical prose by the co-founder of the journal L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E. A near fine copy. From the library of fellow poet Ken Irby with his pencilled "glyph" on the inside front cover.
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Locations

by Harrison, Jim

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: W. W. Norton, 1968. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/none. Trade paperbound book. Simultaneous first paperbound edition of the author's second book, a volume of poems. 62 pp. A handsome very good copy in bound decorated wrappers.
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The Fast

by Weiner, Hannah

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: United Artists, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Trade paperbound book. 43 pp. A fine copy of this, the first of four early journals written by Weiner. This one was originally written in 1970. The culmination of the four journals resulted in Clairvoyant Journal written in 1974 and published by Angel Hair Books.… Read more
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Regarding Wave (Signed)

by Snyder, Gary

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: New Directions, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/none. Simultaneous first paperbound edition. 84 pp. First edition of one of this poet's best books. A very good copy. This copy has been SIGNED by Snyder on the title page.
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Watching How or Why

by Eigner, Larry

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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New Rochelle: The Elizabeth Press, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Small paperbound volume of poems by Eigner. One of four hundred copies printed from Bembo type on Magnani rag paper. A fine copy. 37 pp.
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Photogenic Memory

by Quint, Arlo

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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Brooklyn: Lame House, 2007. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Paper 4to. One of 200 copies in stapled illustrated wrappers. A single long poem printed on rectos only. Fine condition.
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Theme & Variations

by Beiling

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Seattle: Between Dreams Press, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Slender stapled wrappers. An unpaginated poetry chapbook. Cover woodcut by Dan Heitkamp. A very good example of this scarce book.
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God Never Dies

by Kyger, Joanne

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$65.00

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Santa Cruz: Blue Press, 2004. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Wide stapled wrappers. An unpaginated poetry volume by Kyger with drawings by Donald Guravich. Poems from her days spent in Oaxaca 2003 - 2004. A fine copy in stiff olive printed wrappers. One of three hundred copies. Despite the ample limitation, an uncommon Kyger… Read more
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Good Wild Sacred

by Snyder, Gary

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$40.00

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England: Five Seasons Press, 1984. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Wide sewn wrappers. Unpaginated chapbook. This is the first authorized and first edition in book form. A handsome very good copy with faint line marking on the rear cover.
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Who Is She That Looketh Forth As The Morning (Signed Limited Edtion)

by Antoninus, Brother (William Everson)

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Very tall hardbound quarto in clear acetate wrapper. A lovely fine press poetry book. Published in an edition of 250 hand-numbered and SIGNED copies. Designed and printed by Noel Young in Santa Barbara. Publisher's prospectus sheet laid in. A fine copy in fine acetate… Read more
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The Book of During (Inscribed Association Copy)

by Coolidge, Clark

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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Great Barrington: The Figures, 1991. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Wide trade paperbound book. A trade paperbound original volume consisting of 238 pp of poems and short prose pieces. A fine example. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Coolidge to fellow poet Leslie Scalapino and dated in 1992.
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Homer's Art (Signed)

by Notley, Alice

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Canton: Institute of Further Studies, 1990. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paper 8vo. 23 pp. A poetry chapbook. SIGNED by Ms. Notley on the title page. Very good condition in stapled wrappers with cover illustration by Guy Berard.
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