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Philadelphia Chickens: Book and CD of the Imaginary Musical Revue

by Boynton, Sandra

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Grimalkin Books
Published
2002
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780761146728
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$10.99

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New York: Workman Publishing, 2002. This Stated First Printing is from October 2002 (and perhaps, all copies are "firsts" since a blurb on the front states "New York Times #1 BESTSELLER," which would be premature or prophetic if this is indeed a "first,"). The book is in New condition and includes the sealed, New CD of "17 1/2 other highly… Read more
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Simplify Me When I'm Dead, Poems Selected By Ted Hughes

by Douglas, Keith

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Grimalkin Books
Published
2009
Condition
Brand New
Edition
First American Edition Thus
ISBN
9780571230389
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$9.99

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New York: Faber and Faber, 2009. One of England's most talent young poets, Keith Douglas was killed in Normandy in June, 1944. His poems bear testimony to the carnage around him he witnessed every day. This First American Edition Thus is printed on non-acidic paper that won't yellow. It is bound on violet-covered boards with white spine titles. The book… Read more
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Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein

by Silverstein, Shel

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060256678
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$12.99

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New York: HarperCollins, 1974. Although the book's copyright date is 1974, we can conclude that this is a later reprint since HarperCollins didn't use that publishing name until 1990. The book is in Fine condition with a Fine, price-unclipped dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into an archival Brodart protective sleeve. The book is bound in a light brown… Read more
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Messiah Highlights and Other Christmas Music: A Selection of Music By Handel, Bach, Berlioz, Britten, and Others

by Willcocks, David, Compiler and Editor

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870994920
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$19.99

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New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Henry Holt and Company, 1987. This handsome First Edition, with a Number Line ending in a "1" to indicate First Printing is in Fine condition with a Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. The book is a complilation of Christmas music complemented by full-color artwork from the Metropolitan Museum's vast collection. There are approximately… Read more
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Letters to Vernon Watkins

by Thomas, Dylan, with Watkins, Vernon (Editor)

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$74.99

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd./Faber and Faber Ltd., 1957. This First Edition is in Fine condition with a Very Good+ dust jacket. In these letters from one poet, Dylan Thomas (October 27, 1914 - November 9, 1953) to another, Vernon Watkins (June 27, 1906 - October 8, 1967), not only does the story of a close friendship spanning many… Read more
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Dark Symphony: Negro Literature in America

by Emanuel, James A.; Gross, Theodore L. (Editors)

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
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$9.99

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New York: The Free Press, 1969. This Third Printing oversized soft cover from June, 1969, is in Near Fine condition and does not appear to have been read. This is very minimal edge wear and corner curl (as shown in photo). The book features writing from Frederick Douglass, Charles Waddell Chesnutt, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W.E.B.Dubois, James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay,… Read more
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The Old Dog Barks Backwards

by Nash, Ogden

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
ISBN
9780316598040
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$6.99

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Little, Brown, and Company, 1972. This collection of Ogden Nash's poems, published posthumously, includes many poems that first appeared in various magazines of the period. The book is an oversized paperback in its original wraps (click on photo). The covers show some light rubbing at the spine tips and light foxing. The binding is secure, and the pages are clean,… Read more
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image of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: Ballads and Miscellanies: Critical Reviews, Tales, Various Essays, Letters, Sketches, Etc., Plus A Life of the Author By Leslie Stephen, Plus a Bibliography (Volume I3)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. This odd volume is Number 13 from a 13-volume set of Thackeray's Works, known as the Biographical Edition. It includes more than 50 illustrations by the author, as well as famous illustrators George Cruikshank (of Dickens fame) and John Leech. Also included is a frontis plate portrait of the author, with tissue guard. This… Read more
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$29.99
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Selected Poems 1923-1975

by Warren, Robert Penn

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$29.99

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1976. This handsome full-leather volume is in Fine condition and appears unread. It is a Limited First Edition for The First Edition Society of Franklin Library. The book is bound in brown leather with ornate gilt designs and borders on both panels and spine. The spine also has four raised bands and die-stamped gilt… Read more
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Year in, You're Out

by Hoffenstein, Samuel

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1930
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$79.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. This First Edition is in Fine condition with a close to Fine unclipped dust jacket. It is a delightful collectible for anyone who enjoys Hoffenstein's highly amusing poetry (and back in 1930, the country desperately needed to be amused. As Carl Van Vechten's final novel noted that same year, the party was over). The dust… Read more
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Rhinoceros Tap: The Book and the CD!

by Boynton, Sandra

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Grimalkin Books
Published
2004
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780761146735
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New York: Workman Publishing, 2004. This Stated First Printing Thus is from March 2004. Since it's a predecessor to "Philadelphia Chickens," it was previously published in a different edition. The book is in New condition and includes the sealed, New CD of "15 seriously silly songs by Boynton and Ford," all of which are performed by the extremely talented Adam… Read more
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The Poems of Robert Browning

by Browning, Robert

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1932
Condition
New Fine
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$9.99

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Roslyn, New York: Black's Readers Service Company, 1932. This uniformly bound volume from Black's literary classics is in close to Fine condition, with only minimal shelf wear and usage. (Click on photo.) The book is bound in red cloth with gilt author's name on the front panel and gilt titles against a black background on the spine, with gilt decorative… Read more
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The Sandburg Treasury: Prose and Poetry for Young People

by Sandburg, Carl

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780152701802
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$5.99

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New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1970. This Stated First Edition, and unless it's stated, it's not, is in Very Good+ condition, but is missing the dust jacket. Click on photo. The book includes the earlier published Rootabaga Stories, Early Moon, WInd Song, Prairie-Town Boy, and Abe Lincoln Grows Up. The book also includes an Introduction by Paula Sandburg, Carl Sandburg's… Read more
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The Complete Oscar Wilde: The Complete Stories, Plays, and Poems of Oscar Wilde

by Wilde, Oscar

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1996
Condition
As New
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$14.99

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New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1996. This volume containing Oscar Wilde's complete artistic output was published specifically for Quality Paperback Book Club members. This oversized paperback is in New, unread condition. (Click on photo). In addition to Wilde's writings, the book contains numerous black-and-white illustrations to complement the text. These include both photographs and drawings. The wraps are… Read more
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Poetry Handbook: A Dictionary of Terms

by Deutsch, Babette

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good+
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New York: The Universal Libray/Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. This is the enlarged and revised Second Edition (for a book originally published in 1957). For anyone interested in writing or understanding poetry's form and craft, this is the definitive work on the subject. This oversized paperback is in Very Good+ condition, with some edge rubbing. The binding is tight… Read more
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The Major Poets: English and American; Second Edition

by Coffin, Charles M.; Roelofs, Gerrit Hubbard

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good+
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$5.99

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1969. This book contains hundreds of poems by major British and American poets, from Chaucer through Lowell. The book is an oversized paperback in Very Good+ condition (click on photo.) The former owner's name is on the reverse of the front wrap. He also made some check marks by particular poems in… Read more
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James Dickey: The World as a Lie

by Hart, Henry

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Grimalkin Books
Published
2000
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312203207
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$9.99

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New York: Picador USA, 2000. This stated First Edition (and unless it's stated, it's not) is a First Printing, with required "number line" ending in a "1". This definitive biography of the Georgia country boy turned National Book Award-winning poet and bestselling novelist of Deliverance, among other titles, is in New, unread condition, with a New, unclipped dust jacket (click… Read more
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The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Grimalkin Books
Published
2002
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780785814535
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$20.99

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Edison, New Jersey: Castle Books, 2002. This complete edition of all Poe's published stories and poems is in New, unread condition with a New dust jacket (click on photo). I've placed the dust jacket into a Brodart protective sleeve. The book is bound in black boards with die-stamped gilt spine lettering. This volume is for domestic U.S. purchase ONLY,… Read more
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John Brown's Body

by Benet, Stephen Vincent

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good+
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$9.99

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. This 1928 volume is in Very Good+ condition (click on photo), without dust jacket. Benet's epic poem of the American Civil War, those who fought in it and those who were left behind, was so popular that a subsequent stage version toured the country for many years. Benet's ability to humanize… Read more
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Scenic Issue Ideals, Volume 16, No. 2, June, 1959

by Hooper, Van B., Editor

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$9.99

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Ideals Publishing, 1959. This handsome edition is in close to Fine condition, with minimal edge wear. (Click on photo.) It is filled with poetry and some prose on the issue's topic, scenic wonders, by such authors as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walt Whitman, Phoebe Cary, Margaret Sangster, etc., as well as illustrations, drawings, and photographs… Read more
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