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Shining Clarity; God and Man in the Works of Robinson Jeffers

by Marlan Beilke

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Published
1977
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Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780918466006
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$50.00

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Amador City, California: Quintessence Publications, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 17.5 x 21 cm. Oblong octavo. 294pp. Frontispiece medal of Jeffers and other tipped in plates. Bound in blue cloth with gilt design to cover in dust jacket. Ribbon bookmark. Limited to 900 copies of this first edition, this being number 632. Small… Read more
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W. H. Auden Collected Poems

by W. H. Auden, Edward Mendelson

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Trade Edition
ISBN
9780394408958
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$40.00

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New York: Random House, 1976. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 24 x 16 cm. 696pp. Brown cloth in dust jacke.t Stated first trade edition done after the limited edition with 2 in the numberline as is typical for Random House first edition, first printings. Original prince of $17.95 present on front flap.
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; A Paraphrase from Several Literal Translations

by Richard Le Gallienne

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Published
1897
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$150.00

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New York: John Lane Th eBodley Head, 1897. Limited Edition. Full Leather. Good. 23 x 15 cm. Octavo. 107pp. Re-bound in early 20th century full black leather, This edition limited to 1250 copies of which this is copy number 1243 signed by the editor Richard Le Gallienne. Spine is sun faded. Previous owner's bookplate and small stamp stamp… Read more
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Acts of Light

by Emily Dickinson

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Published
1980
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near fine/very good
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. near fine/very good. Quarto. (28cm x 25cm) 166pp. SIGNED by illustrator, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, on front free endpaper. A nice copy in a price clipped dust jacket. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper.
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JOHN ASHBERY SELECTED POEMS

by John Ashbery

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Published
1985
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near fine/very good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780670809172
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$25.00

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Viking Press, 1985. First edition. hardcover. near fine/very good. A very nice copy in dust jacket. There is a one inch closed tear to front of jacket and some light edge wear at bottom of dj spine. In a brodart protective wrapper.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald Poems 1911-1940

by F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Dickey [foreword], Mathew J. Bruccoli [editor]

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Published
1981
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First printing
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$45.00

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Bloomfield Hills: Bruccoli Clark, 1981. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 22 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 189pp. Red cloth in dust jacket. Stated first printing. Light toning to the edges of the boards. Some light sticker residue to back cover of jacket.
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Minnesota Verse an Anthology

by Maude C. Shilplin

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Published
1934
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Good
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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St. Cloud, Minnesota: The Times Publishing Company, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 23 x 15 cm. Octavo. 268pp. Bound in red cloth. Signed by the editor, Maude Shilplin, on the title page. Rubbing to the edges of the boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper.
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A Year's Letters

by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Published
MDCCCCI
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very good
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$45.00

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Maine: Thomas Mosher, MDCCCCI. Hardcover. very good. Small octavo. (21cm x 13cm) 219pp. Cream spine over blue boards. Some staining to front cover.Limited to 450 copies.
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Under the Microscope

by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Published
1899
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fine/very good
Edition
Limited edition
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$100.00

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Maine: Thomas Mosher, 1899. Limited edition. Hardcover. fine/very good. Octavo. (24cm x 16cm) 97pp.Limited to 450 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Bound in blue board. In original tissue dust jacket with printed title at spine. Previous owner's small date stamp on front fixed endpaper. Uncut pages. Toning to the front and spine of the jacket.
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Rim Rock and Sage; The Collected Poems of Maynard Dixon

by Maynard Dixon

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Published
1977
Condition
fine/fine
Edition
Limited edition
ISBN
9780910312417
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$225.00

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San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1977. Limited edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. Quarto. (25cm x 17cm) 125pp. Cream buckram spine over brown boards.Gilt design to cover. Limited to 1300 copies printed from Goludy Modern type. A fine copy in dust jacket.
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The Village Magazine

by Lindsay, Vachel

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Published
1920
Condition
verygood
Edition
second edition
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$150.00

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Springfield: : Jeffersons Printing Company,, 1920. second edition. Wraps. verygood. Pictorial wrappers. 128pp.Second imprint. The original Village Magazine was issued ten years before this printing in an edition of 700 copies. This second edition is limited to 1000 copies. Lovely black and whtie drawings accompanied by poetry. Pencil markings on inside front cover states: "Gift of the author… Read more
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Every Soul Is a Circus

by Vachel Lindsay

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Published
1929
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very good/very good
Edition
First edition
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$40.00

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New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. Octavo. (23cm x 16cm) 120pp Vignettes by the author and George M.Richards. Pictorial endpoapers. A very nice copy in a corner clipped dust jacket. There is some toning to the inner side of dust jacket In a brodart protective wrapper.
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Diaury from a Journey to the Middle of the World

by John Brandi

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited ed
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$15.00

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Berkeley California: The Figures, 1979. Limited ed. Paperback. Very Good. 21.5 x 14 cm. Octavo. 101pp. Limited to 750 copies. Some rubbing to the covers.
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Rainbows Are Made

by Carl Sandburg

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Published
1982
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very good/very good
ISBN
9780152654801
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$45.00

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San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 1982. Hardcover. very good/very good. Small quarto. (10" x 7 1/2") 82pp. A nice copy in dust jacket. Previous owner has stamped his name on front free endpaper. Wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. This copy is SIGNED by artist Fritz Eichenberg on title page.
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Siegfried's Journey 1916-1920

by Siegfried Sassoon

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Published
1946
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very good/good
Edition
First edition
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Viking, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. very good/good. Octavo.(9" x 6") 338pp. A very nice copy in chipped and rubbed dust jacket. Memoir.
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Images and Ideas in Chinese Classical Prose: Studies of Four Masters

by Chen, Yu-shih

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Published
1988
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very good/very good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780804714099
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$30.00

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California: Stanford University Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. Octavo. (23cm x 15cm) 235pp. SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper.
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Nabati Poetry; The Oral Poetry of Arabia

by Saad Abdullah Sowayan

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Published
1985
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Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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First edition
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 234pp. Burgundy boards in dust jacket. Jacket spine is faded. Small closed tear to front cover of jacket.
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Yazoo Valley Verse

by Edward Francis Younger

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Published
1926
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Good
Edition
First printing
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$40.00

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Chicago: The Contributors' Guild, 1926. First printing. Hardcover. Good. 20 x 14 cm. Octavo. 71pp. Decorative cloth boards. Newspaper clippings are affixed to the the half title and opposite it. Discoloration to the top of some of the pages from where a paperclip lay.
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Wisdom of Royal Glory A Turko-Islamic Mirror for Princes (Kutadgu Bilig)

by Yusuf Khass Hajib; Robert Dankoff [translator]

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9780226971797
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$200.00

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University of Chicago, 1983. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Octavo. 281pp. Navy blue cloth in dust jacket. Tiny closed tear to back of jacket. Publications of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies Number 16. Richard L. Chambers, General Editor. Uncommon, two copies in worldcat. "Written in 1069, Wisdom of… Read more
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The Day Before Tomorrow

by Nazim Hikmet; Taner Baybars [translator]

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Published
1972
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Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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Carcanet Press Ltd., 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 22 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 45pp. Black cloth in dust jacket. Light soiling to the jacket. "Nazim Hikmet was born in 1902 in Salonika. He suffered continually in Turkey for his Communist beliefs. He died in exile in Moscow in 1963."
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