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In the Money: White Mule Part II

by WILLIAMS, William Carlos

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Used - Some trifling wear at ends of spine and corners, slight soiling on rear panel, overall a fine, bright copy
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1940
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Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1940. Some trifling wear at ends of spine and corners, slight soiling on rear panel, overall a fine, bright copy. 8vo. 382 pages. Original blue cloth, silver lettering on spine; printed dust jacket, designed by James Laughlin. First edition, first printing, one of about 1500 copies printed. Signed by Williams on the front free… Read more
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Black Armour. A Book of Poems

by WYLIE, Elinor

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Used - The lettering partially rubbed from spine, jacket with some large chips at top edge reinforced on verse at an early date, plus o
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1923
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New York: Doran, 1923. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. The lettering partially rubbed from spine, jacket with some large chips at top edge reinforced on verse at an early date, plus other jacket wear. 8vo. Original pictorial black cloth, lettered and decorated in silver; in the metallic finish dust jacket; in a black half morocco slipcase. First edition.… Read more
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Two typed letters signed (in full), containing the texts of seven short poems in the body of the letters, to William Cole; New York, 13 and 14 May 1968

by RUKEYSER, Muriel

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Used - Usual fold creases, else fine
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Usual fold creases, else fine. 2 pages, 4to. In the first letter, Rukeyser writes: "Once you asked me to send you some short poems, saying you did not know I had written any. - Here are four:" In the second: "And three more (all of yesterday's and today's have been published)." The seven… Read more
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Selected Poems

by NORMAN, Charles

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Used - Jacket price-clipped and a trifle toned, but a fine copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1962
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New York: Macmillan, 1962. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Jacket price-clipped and a trifle toned, but a fine copy. 8vo. Original maroon cloth; printed dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Fred Dannay with great respect (and affectionately) Charles Norman." Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee famously wrote under their… Read more
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Banners

by DEUTSCH, Babette

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Used - Spine and spine label defective, sides partially darkened and marked, a fore-edge of a leaf chipped from careless opening
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1919
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New York: George H. Doran, 1919. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Spine and spine label defective, sides partially darkened and marked, a fore-edge of a leaf chipped from careless opening. 8vo. Original gray boards, printed paper labels, uncut; brown cloth slipcase. First edition of the twenty-three-year-old poet's first book. The dedication copy to her mother, inscribed by Deutsch… Read more
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Cavender's House

by ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington

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Used - Cloth a little faded, a very good copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1929
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New York: Macmillan, 1929. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Cloth a little faded, a very good copy. 8vo. Original purple cloth; printed dust jacket. First trade edition. 'Cavender's House' is dedicated "To the Memory of William Vaughn Moody," the American poet, who died in 1910. (The two poets had met as undergraduates at Harvard and had remained good… Read more
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Les Poèmes

by POE, Edgar Allan; Stephane MALLARMÉ (translator)

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Used - A bit worn at ends of spine and fore-corners
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1888
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Bruxelles: Edmond Deman, 1888. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A bit worn at ends of spine and fore-corners. Folio. Portrait and decoration by Edouard Manet. Half brown morocco, patterned boards, top edges gilt, other untrimmed. First edition of Mallarmé's translation and with the Manet portrait of Poe. No. 750 of 800 copies on papier de Collande, of an… Read more
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The Caged Eagle and Other Poems

by STERLING, George

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Used - A fine copy in the uncommon dust jacket
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1916
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San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1916. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A fine copy in the uncommon dust jacket. 8vo. Original cloth, partly unopened; printed dust jacket. First edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by the poet: "For Raphael Weill, this unneutral book, with gratitude and affection, George Sterling. San Francisco, July 5th, 1916." The printed dedication reads: "To… Read more
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Amicitia Amorque

by BRADLEY, William Aspenwall and Hans ZINSSER

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Used - A fine copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1911
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New York: Privately Printed, 1911. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A fine copy. 8vo. Original thin printed boards, edges untrimmed. First edition of Bradley's first book, number 3 of 100 numbered copies. A penciled note says this copy was in the library of the dedicatee George Edward Woodberry, American critic and poet.
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Tales of the Mermaid Tavern

by NOYES, Alfred

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Used - Spine darkened, light soiling, but a very good copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1913
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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1913. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Spine darkened, light soiling, but a very good copy. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Inscribed with four lines of verse from the poem "A Coiner of Angels" (on p. 38 in the book): "From 'The Little Red Ring' / What… Read more
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Caledonia, a Fragment

by POWELL, Anthony

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Used - Light wear along outer joints and at a few places on edges; essentially a fine copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1934
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N.p., 1934. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Light wear along outer joints and at a few places on edges; essentially a fine copy. 4to. 12 pages. Frontispiece after Edward Burra. Original quarter red cloth and tartan boards, printed label on front cover. First edition, believed to have been privately printed in an edition of about 100 copies, and… Read more
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Growing Pains

by UNTERMEYER, Jean Starr

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Used - C overs soiled, corners worn
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1918
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New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1918. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. C overs soiled, corners worn. 8vo . O riginal cloth-backed boards, uncut. First edition of the poet's first book. The dedication copy to her husband, the poet and critic Louis Untermeyer, inscribed on the front flyleaf by Jean with eight lines of verse: "To Louis: - Take… Read more
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Our Israfel. In Memory of Edgar Allan Poe

by MARKHAM, Edwin

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Used
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1925
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New York: Eugene R. Trott Co, 1925. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 16mo. Original blue wrappers, printed paper label on front cover, stitched as issued. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Markham: "Henry Woodhouse, you were one of the judges when this poem was under examination. It is good to know that you will have this book in your… Read more
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This Earth: a Poem

by FAULKNER, William

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Used - Fine, the envelope frayed at two upper corners
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1932
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New York: Equinox, 1932. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Fine, the envelope frayed at two upper corners. 8vo. 8 pages. Original tan wrappers, printed in brown, tied as issued; with the original unlettered white envelope. First edition. Drawings by Albert Heckman. Very uncommon with the envelope.
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An American Anthology 1787-1900. Selections Illustrating the Editor's Critical Review of American Poetry in the Nineteenth Century

by STEDMAN, Edmund Clarence, editor

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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1900
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Two volumes, large 8vo. Frontispieces and engraved titles. Original boards, printed paper labels, untrimmed; in a red quarter morocco slipcase. First edition, limited large-paper issue, no. 35 of the 'Author's Autography Copy" edition signed by Stedman. Bookplates of Frederick W. Skiff, Joseph Hodges Choate, and Jean Hersholt. With gift inscription… Read more
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The Golden Journey to Samarkand

by FLECKER, James Elroy

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Used - A lower fore-corner worn, spine a bit dull, but a very good copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1913
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London: Max Goschen Ltd, 1913. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A lower fore-corner worn, spine a bit dull, but a very good copy. 8vo. Original paper vellum spine and dark brown boards, gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. First edition, number 20 of a limited edition of 50 copies numbered and signed by the author and in this… Read more
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Thoroughfares

by GIBSON, Wildrid Wilson

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Used - Front cover slightly bowed
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1914
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London: Elkin Mathews, 1914. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Front cover slightly bowed. 8vo. Original tan cloth, untrimmed. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed to fellow poet Gordon Bottomley in year of publication. "This collection was published shortly before the outbreak of war, contemporary with Gibson's co-founding and co-editing of 'New Numbers' was Lascelles Abercrombie, Rupert Brooke and John… Read more
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With Double Pipe

by SEAMAN, Owen

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Used - A couple of wrinkles on front cover, trifling wear at ends of spine. A nice copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1888
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Oxford: B. H. Blackwell; Cambridge: Elijah Johnson; London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1888. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A couple of wrinkles on front cover, trifling wear at ends of spine. A nice copy. Square 8vo. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, blind and gilt-ruled, untrimmed. First edition of the second book of poetry by the poet, satirist, and editor… Read more
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New Poems. Eighty Songs at Eighty

by MARKHAM, Edwin

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Used - A few slight marks on spine, but a fine copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1932
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1932. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A few slight marks on spine, but a fine copy. 8vo. Original green pigskin-backed batik boards, top edges gilt; publisher's slipcase. First edition, one of 100 numbered copies in this special binding signed by the poet (this is no. 89). Presentation copy, inscribed (full-page) by Markham: "To Ray… Read more
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The Laws of Verse or Principles of Versification Exemplified in Metrical Translations

by SYLVESTER, James Joseph

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Used - A trifle rubbed, a couple of tiny stains, but a very good copy
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1870
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London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1870. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. A trifle rubbed, a couple of tiny stains, but a very good copy. 8vo. Original blue cloth, blocked in blind, spine gilt-lettered. First edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by Sylvester on the half-title to "Mathew [sic] Arnold Esq from the Author." The printed dedication to Arnold is… Read more
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