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Golem

by Spicer, Jack and Fran Herndon

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Published
1999
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First printing
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$173.00

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New York: Granary Books, 1999. First printing. (18) pp., 5.5 x 8.75 inches. With an afterword by Kevin Killian, and reproductions of collages by Fran Herndon. Of an edition of 150 copies, one of 50 hors commerce, signed by Fran Herndon at the colophon. Designed and printed letterpress by Philip Gallo at the Hermetic Press; images printed on a… Read more
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Chartings

by Hejinian, Lyn and Ray DiPalma

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Published
2000
Edition
First printing
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$368.00

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Tucson, AZ: Chax Press, 2000. First printing. (30) pp., 11.25 x 13.5 inches. Poems printed letterpress on handmade mulberry paper, torn and adhered to Tiara paper printed with wood type letters and numbers in dispersed patterns, with additional hand markings on the pages. Handbound in Moriki papers over boards in an adapted oriental binding, in an edition of eighty… Read more
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Black Mountain and Since: Objectivist Writing in America (Chicago Review, vol. 30, no. 3)

by Golding, Alan, Steven Loevy, Buzz Spector

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Published
Winter 1979
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First printing
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$17.00

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Chicago: Chicago Review, Winter 1979. First printing. 175 pp., 6 x 9 inches. Perfect-bound in printed card covers. Edge wear and corner bumps to covers and crease to spine; binding weak in the center; a good reading copy. Contains a 51-page selection from Robert Duncan’s then-unpublished “H.D. Book,” as well as poems, essays, and reviews related to Black Mountain… Read more
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Heaven & Other Poems (inscribed by Ted Berrigan)

by Kerouac, Jack

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Published
1977
Edition
First printing
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$115.00

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Bolinas, CA: Grey Fox Press, 1977. First printing. 59 pp., 5.25 x 8 inches. Perfect-bound in printed card covers. First printing of the paperback issue. Light edgewear and rubbing to wrappers, extremely mild corner creases and bump to spine, otherwise very good and still a bright, clean copy. Inscribed by Ted Berrigan to one of his NYC… Read more
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$115.00
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Haiku (Volume IV, Autumn–Winter)

by Blyth, R. H.

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Published
1952
Edition
First printing
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$144.00

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(Tokyo): Hokuseido, 1952. First printing. 396 pp., 5.25 x 7.25 inches. Printed cloth over boards in dust-jacket. Age-toning to pages (with a mild crease to corner of the first few leaves), and slight tanning to cloth, but still an attractive, very good copy in a very good jacket with rubbing and edgewear, a few small stains, and small losses… Read more
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From Orphic Songs

by Campana, Dino, translated by Thomas Lux

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Published
1977
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First printing
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$86.00

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Oberlin, OH: Pocket Pal Press, 1977. First printing. (20) pp., 7 x 8.5 inches. Stapled into printed card covers. Jean Duval Chapbook Series no. 2. Book design & layout by Jean Kondo Weigl; cover by Judy Garlan. Slight fading and faint spotting to edges of wrappers, and one mild corner bump, otherwise very good. The surprisingly scarce fourth… Read more
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Dialogues

by Lax, Robert and Anne Büssow

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Published
2020
Edition
Original work
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$5,175.00

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Schwäbisch-Hall, Germany: Anne Büssow, 2020. Original work. (55) pp., 12.75 x 16.5 inches. Unpublished poems from the Robert Lax Archives at St. Bonaventure University, chosen, hand-lettered, and illustrated with original ink drawings by the artist. Unique copy, hand-bound by Roger Green and housed in a card slipcase; for ease of reading, all of the hand-lettered texts are also presented… Read more
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Ararat

by Glück, Louise

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Published
1990
Edition
First printing
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$288.00

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New York: Ecco Press, 1990. First printing. 6.25 x 9.25 inches, 68 pp. Quarter-cloth and paper over boards in printed dust-jacket. Mild dent and almost imperceptible tear to cloth at crown of spine, otherwise very fine in a lightly rubbed near fine jacket. 2020 Nobel prize winner Glück’s fifth book, preceding the Pulitzer-winning Wild Iris.
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Meadowlands

by Glück, Louise

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Published
1996
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First printing
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$115.00

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Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1996. First printing. 6.25 x 9.25 inches, 61 pp. Quarter-cloth and paper over boards in printed dust-jacket. Mild bumps to lower corners of boards, otherwise very good in a lightly rubbed, very good jacket.
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The Island

by Creeley, Robert

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Published
1963
Edition
Second printing
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$29.00

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New York: Scribner's, 1963. Second printing. 190 pp., 5.5 x 8 inches. Perfect-bound in printed card covers. Light edge-wear and age-toning, otherwise very good. Warmly inscribed by the author to a friend and fellow poet.
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Later

by Creeley, Robert

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Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: New Directions, 1979. First Edition. 121 pp., 5.25 x 8 inches. Perfect-bound in printed card covers. A minuscule bit of curling to the covers, otherwise about fine. Inscribed warmly by the author to a friend and fellow poet.
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Liminal Matter: Traces

by Warpinski, Terri and Laura Winter

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Published
2018
Edition
Second printing
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$2,300.00

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Eugene, OR: Terri Warpinski, 2018. Second printing. (17) pp., 19 x 13 inches. Fifteen image-and-text broadsides (plus title page and colophon), digitally printed using archival pigments on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper, housed in a custom cloth-covered clamshell box, made by Sandy Tilcock of lone goose press. Numbered and signed by the artists in a 2020 second printing of five… Read more
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The New American Poetry (Fran Herndon’s copy)

by Allen, Donald (editor)

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Published
1960
Edition
First printing
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$288.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1960. First printing. 454 pp., 5.5 x 8.25 inches. Cloth over boards, lacking dust-jacket. Spine lightly sunned; very mild bumps to corners; slight soiling to edges; nonetheless a clean and solid very good copy. From the library of Fran Herndon. The landmark anthology that brought the alternative and underground streams of midcentury American poetry to… Read more
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Songs of the Sierras

by Miller, Joaquin

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Published
1871
Edition
First U.S. edition
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$345.00

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. First U.S. edition. 5 x 7 inches, 299 pp. Printed cloth over boards. Hinges cracked, cloth mottled, wear and small losses to crown and foot of spine; a good copy only. With folded check laid in (see comments following). The check laid into this copy of Miller’s best-known book represents an intriguing literary mystery. Made… Read more
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Oxeye Reader, Issue 1: Portland, Oregon

by Lohmann, Sam (editor)

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Published
2020
Edition
First printing
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$14.00

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Ames, IA: Oxeye Press, 2020. First printing. 80 pp., 7.25 x 10.25 inches. Edition of 100 digitally printed copies, bound by hand. With seven black & white reproductions from photographs. New. The eagerly awaited first issue of this new journal published by poet and designer/printer Jordan Dunn, featuring poetry and short prose by Phoebe Wayne, Jamondria Harris, David Abel,… Read more
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Eight Northwest Poets

by Haislip, John, Carol Hall, Kenneth O. Hanson, Robert Huff, Richard Hugo, Carolyn Kizer, William Stafford, & David Wagoner

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Published
1959
Edition
First printing
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$2,875.00

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Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 1959. First printing. 10.5 x 4.25 inches (folded). Eight pamphlets, each printed on both sides of a large sheet, folded to make eight pages. Printed by Litho Art in Portland, in an unspecified edition, on the occasion of the Northwest Poetry Meetings held at the Portland Art Museum July 9-12, 1959, in connection with… Read more
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d.a. levy’s poems and collages: Cleveland and Madison, 1962–8

by levy, d.a.

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Published
1980
Edition
First printing
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$431.00

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Houston, TX: Quixote Press, 1980. First printing. (75) pp., 8.5 x 10.75 inches. Perfect-bound in plain card covers. Edited and assembled by Melissa Bondy and Morris Edelson, and with an introduction by Edelson. Forty-five pages of text and thirty-two pages of illustrations; twenty-two color reproductions of full-page collages, and twenty-four quarter-page images of smaller collages and concrete poems, mostly… Read more
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The Materials

by Oppen, George

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Published
1962
Edition
First printing
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$230.00

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New York and San Francisco: New Directions / San Francisco Review, 1962. First printing. 52 pp., 5.25 x 8 inches. Sewn signatures glued into printed card covers. Light edgewear and soiling to covers, very slight scattered foxing to endpapers and edges, otherwise very good. Inscribed on front endpaper by the author. Oppen’s second book, nearly three decades after his… Read more
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A Gang of Four

by Beltrametti, Franco, Julien Blaine, James Koller, & Tom Raworth

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Published
1989
Edition
First printing
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$23.00

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Brunswick, ME: Coyote's Journal, 1989. First printing. (69) pp., 4to. Perfect-bound in printed wrappers. Mild bumps to corners, light creases and edge-wear to front cover, otherwise very good. For a special unnumbered issue of Coyote’s Journal, James Koller solicited fifteen pages of visual and written material from each of the four poets in this collection: ten pages of visual… Read more
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Seventh Heaven

by Smith, Patti

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Published
1972
Edition
First printing
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$288.00

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Boston: Telegraph Books, 1972. First printing. 47 pp., 5 x 7 inches. First edition, first printing. Perfect-bound in printed wrappers, with cover photo of the author by Judy Linn. Light rubbing and soiling to covers, and previous owner’s stamp to endsheet, still a very good, tight copy. An early book of poems by the legendary musician and… Read more
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