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Oeuvres Completes

by Rimbaud, Arthur; Reneville, Rolland de; Mouquet, Jules (editors)

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1963
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Fine
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Paris, France: Gallimard, 1963. This is a French edition (with all text in French) of the complete works of Arthur Rimbaud, 923 pages (black leather covers with gold lettering on spine; white dust jacket with red & black lettering, portrait of Rimbaud on the front, enclosed in clear mylar cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in… Read more
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Come Dance with Kitty Stobling and Other Poems

by Kavanah, Patrick

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Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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London, England, U.K.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1961. This is the fourth printing of the first British edition of a book by the Irish poet, novelist, and critic whom many critics and Irish literary figures considered the nation’s finest poet since Yeats (light brown cover with gold lettering on front & spine, previous owner's name on front end paper, pages… Read more
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Poems of Night (Poetry USA Series)

by Kinnell, Galway

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London, England, U.K.: Rapp & Carroll, 1968. This is a first printing of a British edition of Kinnell's poems taken from his first two books, What a Kingdom It Was (1960) and Flower Herding on Mount Mondanock (1964); includes the 450-line poem The Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ Into the New World, which Selden Rodman called "the freshest, most… Read more
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Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson: Poetry of the Central Consciousness

by Salska, Agnieszka

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Published
1985
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Fine
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Revised
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9780812212037
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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. This is a comparative study of the poetry of Whitman and Dickinson whose intent is to investigate the structure of each poet's imagination and to explorre the aesthetic consequences of their diverging responses to a single vision, that of the central consciousness, the artist's vision as responsible for organizing the universe; includes… Read more
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Red Actions: Selected Poems, 1960-1993

by Kelly, Robert

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Published
1995
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As New
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9780876859773
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$49.95

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Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.: Black Sparrow Press, 1995. This is a signed paperback edition of the author's selected poems; Kelly, a founder of the Deep Image group with Jerome Rothenberg, has taught at Bard College for nearly 60 years and published more than 50 books of poetry and prose; signed by the author on the title page (front cover… Read more
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Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. This is a selection of the prize-winning poet's best work and spans his entire career; it restores to print over fifty poems unavailable for decades and adds more than two dozen new poems collected for the first time; signed by the author on the title page (light yellow & gray cover;… Read more
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The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara

by O'Hara, Frank; Allen, Donald (editor)

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Published
1971
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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9780394439013
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$295.00

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Knopf, 1971. This is the first printing with the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Larry Rivers, later replaced by a different design; this collection brings together for the first time since O'Hara's death in 1966 all of the poems published during his lifetime in individual volumes, anthologies, and periodicals, as well as five essays,… Read more
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Beautiful Wreckage: New & Selected Poems

by Ehrhart, W. D

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Published
1999
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Very Good
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9780938566823
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Easthampton, MA, U.S.A.: Adastra Press, 1999. This is the third printing of a collection of poems written between 1970 and 1993 and includes poems from previous collections, uncollected poems (1988-1992), and new poems (1993-1997); the poet Stephen Dunn calls this book "a moving record of how Vietnam hurt him into poetry, and into a moral vision;" inscribed, signed, and dated… Read more
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Selected Poems

by Bertolucci, Attilio; Tomlinson, Charles (translator)

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Published
1994
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Good
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9781852242428
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, U.K.: Bloodaxe Books, 1994. This is the first English edition of the poetry of Italy's greatest living poet, translated by the English poet Charles Tomlinson (pictorial cover with painting on the front has slight edge wear, two yellow stickers on spine, a few small dents on the back, previous owner's inscription on front end paper; otherwise… Read more
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Oxford Lectures on Poetry

by Bradley, A. C

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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Reprint
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London, England, U.K.: Macmillan, 1965. First published in 1909, this volume consists of lectures delivered during the author's tenure of the Chair of Poetry at Oxford that were not included in his earlier volume, Shakespearean Tragedy; this volume includes his inaugural lectural, Poetry for Poetry's Sake; the others include The Sublime, Hegel's Theory of Tragedy, Wordsworth, Shelley's View of Poetry,… Read more
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Heroic Poetry

by Bowra, C. M

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9780333093979
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London, England, U.K.: Macmillan Press, 1978. This book is a comparative study of one of the oldest forms of poetry, the narrative poem of great exploits; it examines the technique and contents of poems from many different countries and shows how heroic poets tended to compose in much the same ways; 600 pages (pictorial cover with illustration from the Parthenon… Read more
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Losses

by Jarrell, Randall

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Published
1948
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1948. This is the stated first edition of Jarrell's third book of poetry (black cloth with slightly faded, but still legible, gold lettering on spine, small dent on front cover, pages very slightly tanned; otherwise a clean, tight copy). First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Center of Attention: Poems

by Hoffman, Daniel

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Published
1974
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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9780394489513
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U.S.A.: Random House, 1974. This is the second printing of this book of poetry by the former poet leaureat of the United States; inscribed to his colleague at the University of Pennsylvania, Robert Lucid, and dated March, 1974 (black cloth with very slightly faded, but still bight & legible, gold lettering on spine; otherwise a clean, tight copy). Inscribed… Read more
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The Ceremonies Of Longing (Pitt Poetry Series)

by Sandra Kohler

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Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780822958307
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$19.95

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Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003. This is the author's second collection of poetry that explores the patterns of everyday life and the inner drama of imagination; signed by the author on the title page and inscribed to the poet Joan Landis on the half-title page (white pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy). Signed by Author. First… Read more
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Statutes of Liberty: The New York School of Poets

by Ward, Geoff

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780312091521
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: St. Martin's Press, 1993. This is the first academic study of the New York School of Poets; it provides a critical and historical introduction to this group of writers, including close readings of major works by John Ashbery as well as detailed accounts of Frank O'Hara and James Schuyler; it examines the relationship between American poetry… Read more
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Sam's Place

by Johnson, Charles H.

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Published
2006
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As New
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9780942292190
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Belmont, MA, U.S.A.: Warthog Press, 2006. This is the second book of poems by the award-winning New Jersey poet, which one critic calls ".a brilliant book full of powerful, moving, and chillingly ironic poems;" signed by the author on the title page (light gray cover with black lettering, author's photo on front endpaper; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly… Read more
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Tunnel Vision

by Johnson, Charles H.

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Published
2003
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As New
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9780942292176
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West Orange, NJ, U.S.A.: Warthog Press, 2003. This is the first book of poetry by the award-winning New Jersey poet, which one critic said "explores the complexities of coming of age, race, prejudice, the influence of culture and the searing legacy of war." Signed by the author on the title page (light gray cover with black lettering, author's photo on… Read more
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Selected Poems: 1957-1987

by Snodgrass, W. D

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Published
1987
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As New
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9780939149049
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Soho Press, 1987. The collection includes the best poems from the author's first book, Heart's Needle, winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize; his second book, After Experience; a privately published book, Remains; poems that appeared in small press or broadside form; some new poems; and excerpts from The Fuehrer Bunker, a series of dramatic monologues from… Read more
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Herakles: A Verse Play

by Goldblatt, Eli

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: Tamarisk Press, 1981. Published in an edition of 500 copies as a "single artist" issue of Tamarisk magazine, Vol. IV, No. 1, Fall, 1981; the verse play was originally produced by Alexandra Grilikhes on WXPN radio in Philadelphia on November 5, 1979, with a cast that included the author (white cover with black lettering and graphic, blue… Read more
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The Burning Mystery of Anna in 1951

by Koch, Kenneth

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780394504735
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, 1979. A book of poems originally published in the New American Review, the New York Review of Books, the Partisan Review, the Paris Review, and Big Sky (black cloth & gold paper-covered boards with gold lettering, slightly sunned; dust jacket designed by the artist Larry Rivers with photo of the author on the back).… Read more
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