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The Conference of Birds.

by SIS, Peter. [Farid Ud-Din Attar].

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Orpheus Books
Published
2011.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781594203060
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$65.00

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New York: The Penguin Press, 2011. Signed by Peter Sis on the title page. First edition / First printing. Rust paper-covered spine, dark beige paper-covered boards. Very fine in near fine dust jacket, with a tear to the top rear flap fold, and a small peeled area next to it. Peter Sis' adaptation of 12th century Persian… Read more
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Snaps.

by CRUZ, Victor Hernandez.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1969.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
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$30.00

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New York: Random House, 1969. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket with a faint touch of fading to the spine. Author's first book.
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Active Anthology.

by QUASHA, George, Editor, Susan Quasha, Contributing Editor. Signed by Anne Waldman at her contribution. Contributions by Paul Blackburn, John Cage, Diane Di Prima Charles Olson, Toby Olson, Ed Sanders, Charles Simic, Anne Waldman and others.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1974.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
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$35.00

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Fremont, MI: The Sumac Press, 1974. Signed by Anne Waldman at her contribution. First edition / First printing. White wrappers, printed in black and red. Very fine.
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$35.00
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Windows.

by CREELEY, Robert

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Orpheus Books
Published
1990.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780811211222
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$145.00

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New York: New Directions, 1990. Signed on the title page by the Robert Creeley. First edition / First printing. Blue cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$145.00
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The Business of Fancydancing.

by ALEXIE, Sherman.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1992.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing. One of 1,000 copies in wrappers.
ISBN
9780914610007
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$500.00

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Brooklyn: Hanging Loose Press, 1992. Signed on the title page and dated 9/10/94 by the author. First edition / First printing. One of 1,000 copies in wrappers. Only 100 hardcovers were printed, sold primarily to libraries. This is the paperbound edition. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine. An exceptional copy!. Stories and poems, the author's first book. New York… Read more
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$500.00
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Zany in Denim.

by NIMS, John Frederick

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Orpheus Books
Published
1990.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781557281548
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$20.00

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Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1990. Signed by the author. First edition / First printing. Gray cloth. Very fine in very fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
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$20.00
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The Half-Inch Himalayas.

by ALI, Agha Shahid.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1987.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780819521316
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$45.00

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Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1987. Signed and Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: for Catherine who finally doesn't have to stand in a line - Agha Shahid Ali 21 feb '90 Oberlin C. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Fine in about fine dust jacket. The late author's first book, uncommon in hardcover.
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Caitlin. Life with Dylan Thomas.

by THOMAS, Caitlin. with George Tremlett. [Dylan Thomas]

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Orpheus Books
Published
1986.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780060162313
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1986. First edition / First printing. Beige cloth spine, ivory boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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$25.00
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Ascending Red Cedar Moon.

by NIATUM, Duane

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Orpheus Books
Published
1974.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780064511506
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$25.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1974. Signed by the author: Duane Niatum / Moon of Dry Grass, 2000. First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, brown paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
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$25.00
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Antechamber & Other Poems.

by McCLURE, Michael

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Orpheus Books
Published
1978.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing. A paperbound original.
ISBN
9780811208673
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$20.00

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New York: New Directions, 1978. First edition / First printing. A paperbound original. Illustrated wrappers. Fine.
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$20.00
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Vertebrae: Poems 1978-1994.

by GREEN, Sam

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Orpheus Books
Published
1994.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780910055185
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$60.00

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Cheney, WA Eastern Washington University Press, 1994. Signed on the title page by Sam Green. First edition / First printing. White cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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Early Returns.

by LONG, David. Additionally this copy has been signed on the colophon by Publisher (and Poet) Sam Green.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1981.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing. This edition is limited to 1000
ISBN
9780918116215
Item Price
$125.00

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Seattle: Jawbone Press, 1981. Signed by the author. Additionally this copy has been signed on the colophon by Publisher Sam Green, who has added: This is one of only a handful of cloth copies actually bound. Sam Green, Binder. First edition / First printing. This edition is limited to 1000 copies, 50 (stated, the publisher has indicated it was… Read more
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Imaginary Ancestors.

by DeFREES, Madeline. [Madeline De Frees]

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Orpheus Books
Published
1990.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing. A paperbound original.
ISBN
9780913089149
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$20.00

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Seattle: Broken Moon Press, 1990. Signed by the author on the half-title page. First edition / First printing. A paperbound original. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine.
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$20.00
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Upgraded to Serious.

by McHugh, Heather

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Orpheus Books
Published
2009.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781556593062
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$25.00

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Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon 2009. Signed on the title page by Heather McHugh. First edition / First printing. Beige cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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The Book Of The Dead Man.

by BELL, Marvin

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Orpheus Books
Published
1994.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781556590627
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$35.00

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Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 1994. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, maroon paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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. . . in the act of naming (lovers, messiahs and other Christian things).

by BONAIR-AGARD, Roger

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Orpheus Books
Published
[2000].
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
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$28.00

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n.p.: Roger Bonair-Agard, [2000]. Signed by the author. First edition / First printing. Brown printed wrappers. Very fine. A paperbound original. Early work from this Nominee for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry. Copy on the back cover indicates that his first book has yet to be published, and that this self-published chapbook previews what is intended to… Read more
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The Other Side = El Otro Lado.

by ALVAREZ, Julia

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Orpheus Books
Published
1995.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780525939221
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$25.00

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New York: Dutton, 1995. Signed on the title page and dated September 8, 1995 by the author. First edition / First printing. Black paper spine, red paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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Flow.

by BRUCHAC, Joseph

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Orpheus Books
Published
1975.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing. #212 of 300 numbered copies out
ISBN
9780915496006
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$35.00

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Austin, TX: Cold Mountain, 1975. Signed by Bruchac at the end of the text. Bruchac has additionally inscribed the book on the title page: "Falling Leaf Moon 10/7/82 For Sylvia, Peace, Joe". Bruchac has drawn Kokopelli, the humpbacked Indian flute player, to the right of his signature. First edition / First printing. #212 of 300 numbered copies out of… Read more
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Yin: New Poems.

by KIZER, Carolyn

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Orpheus Books
Published
1984.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition / First printing. Paperback edition. There was a s
ISBN
9780918526458
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$35.00

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Brockport, NY, BOA Editions, 1984. Signed twice and inscribed by Carolyn Kizer. Signed and dated below the title: for Sandra, All good things, Carolyn 10/20/84 Portland. Additionally signed and dated below her printed name: for Avis, To hell with Sandra! fond regards, Carolyn Kizer 8/2/97. First edition / First printing. Paperback edition. There was a small hardcover printing. Illustrated… Read more
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His Idea.

by CREELEY, Robert. With photographs by Elsa Dorfman

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Orpheus Books
Published
1973.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing, second issue.
Item Price
$60.00

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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1973. Signed by Robert Creeley. First edition / First printing, second issue. Gold printed wrappers. About fine.
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