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Seven Mozart Librettos

by McClatchy, J.D. (Verse Translation)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2011
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393066098
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$30.00

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011 1168 pages. Idomeneo; The Abduction from the Seraglio; The Marriage of Figaro; Don Giovanni; Cosi Fan Tutte; La Clemenza di Tito; The Magic Flute. McClatchy is the author of six collections of poems; is himself a limbrettist; his singing translations have been performed at the top opera houses around the world. Clean,… Read more
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Poets of World War II

by Shapiro, Harvey

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781931082334
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$5.00

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New York: The Library of America, 2003 262 pages. 120 poems by 62 American poets, most of whom served in the armed forces.Of the American Poets Project, an effort to form a compact national library of American poetry. Clean throughout; tight binding; dustjacket with small tears at the bottom edge of the back panel.. First Edition. Decorated paper boards. Fine/Very… Read more
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L'Oeuvre Libertine Poètes du XIX Siècle

by Amplecas, Germain (Pièces Recueilles)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1920
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Very Good
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$45.00

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Paris: Bibliothèque des Curieux, 1920 296 pages; 2 illustrated portraits. Original softcover issue bound in colorfull stippled boards; marbled endpapers. Entire original wrappers present Paper label with gilt titles on the spine; a piece of the label is torn away. Occasional blue marks in the margin of selected poems (see image). . Otherwise, clean throughout; tight binding. Decorated paper… Read more
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Karl Shapiro, Selected Poems

by Updike, John (Editor)

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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9781931082341
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New York: The Library of America, 2003 197 pages. Biographical Note; Notes on the Text; Index. Of the American Poets Project, an effort to form a compact national library of American poetry. Clean throughout; tight binding; dustjacket lightly wrinkled at the bottom edge of the back panel.. First Edition. Decorated paper boards. Fine/Very Good. 7 1/2" x 4 1/2".
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Arts Yearbook 2, Romantic Art

by Various

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1958
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Very Good
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$10.00

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New York: The Art Digest, 1958 150 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w; numerous ads. Delacroix and Baudelaire, a New Epoch in Art and Poetry; History of Painting in Italy by Stendahl; Fantastic Art from Goya to Ensor; The Changing Landscape in American Art, Painters of the American Scene 1804-1899; The Art of Impressionism. Clean throughout; tight binding; boards… Read more
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Edward Fitzgerald's Transaltion Reprinted from the First Edition eith His Preface and Notes.

by Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (translation)

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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$60.00

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South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1965 36 pages; 7 illustrations. "This edition of The Rubaiyat follows the original Golden Cockerel Press edition, designed by Christopher Sandford, and set in Caslon's Old Face type. The illustrations are copied from the collotypes in that edition. The presswork, on Curtis' Tweedweave Text, is by the Murray Printing Company, and… Read more
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A Child's Garden of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Ruth Mary Hallock (Illustrations by)

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Published
1928
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Very Good
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$40.00

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Chicago, New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1928 96 pages. Numerous b&w illustrations, including border illustrations on many pages, endpaper illustrations, 8 full page color plates. Illustration "The Rain is raining all around" is worn along the edges, a glue line mars the hinge edge of the plate and the adjoining page; the plate is firmly sewed-in. Otherwise, pages and… Read more
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Literary Origins of Surreailism: A New Mysticism in French Poetry

by Balakian, Anna

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$15.00

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New York: King's Crown Press, 1947 159 pages. Bibliography. The spine faded; text clean; binding is tight. Bookplate on the front pastedown.. Second Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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Portraits of Poets

by Graubart, Rose

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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$22.00

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Martin: Tennessee Poetry Press, 1970 24 portraits of as many poets in charcoal, pencil or black ink. Foreword by poet, Stephen Mooney. Biographical sketch of Graubart.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. Square 8vo.
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Poems of the Twenties

by Flexner, James Thomas; William Jay Smith (Introduction) [The Stone House Press]

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
ISBN
9780937035191
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$75.00

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Roslyn, NY: The Stone House Press, 1991 33 pages; wood engravings by John De Pol. Printed by hand from type and wood blocks; 130 cloth-bound copies and 130 copies in paper wrappers. This is a cloth-bound copy signed on the colophon by James Thomas Flexner, John De Pol and M.A. Gelfand, the Designer.. Signed by Author, Artist, Designer. Limited Edition.… Read more
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The Prettiest Love Letters in the World: Letters between Lucrezia Borgia & Pietro Bembo, 1503 to 1519

by Shankland, Hugh (Translated and Preface); Richard Shirley Smith (Wood engravings)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780879237165
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$25.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1987 46 pages in which are set the historical context, including short biographies. Following are 43 of the exchanged letters interleaved with sonnets which are printed in Italian and in English. Back panel of the jacket is rubbed and chipped.. 1st U.S Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Fine/Good. Small 4to.
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Tsvetaeva

by Schweitzer, Viktoria; Translated by Robert Chandler and H.T. Willetts; Poetry translated by Peter Norman; Edited and annotated by Angela Livingstone

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
ISBN
9780374279455
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$15.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993 413 pages; illustrated with photographs. The biography of "one of the four great Russian poets of the twentieth-century." 1892-1941. Clean throughout; tight binding.. 1st American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.
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American Satire in Prose and Verse

by Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1962
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$18.00

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New York: Random House, 1962 464 pages. Portraits, Politics, Religion, Race, Art, Hollywood, High Society,Progress: they each have their several humorous critics. Red cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Clean and tight; contents fine.. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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The Flowers of Evil (A Selection)

by Baudelaire, Charles; Marthiel and Jackson Mathews (Edited by)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780811200066
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$12.00

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New York: New Directions, 1958 170 pages. Bilingual edition: French, English. Fifty-three poems chosen as the finest translations to English of the complete list of poems. Clean and tight; wrappers lightly worn at the edges.. First Thus. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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HIV, Mon Amour - Poems

by Dent, Tory

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781878818812
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$8.00

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Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York: The Sheep Meadow Press, 1999 94 pages. Winner of the 1999 James Laughlin Award.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.
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Birthday Letters

by Hughes, Ted

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780374112967
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$8.00

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998 198 pages. Previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper. Hughes' obituary in an envelope loosely inserted at the back.. quarter-cloth and paper boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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The Eye in the Text: Essays on Perception, Mannerist to Modern

by Caws, Mary Ann

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780691013770
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$15.00

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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981 204 pages followed by 62 b&w plates. A scrape to the front cover near author's name; corner bumped, otherwise clean and tight.. Printed Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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Donkey Gospel - Poems

by Hoagland, Tony

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781555972769
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$15.00

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 1998 74 pages. Winner of the 1997 James Laughlin Award. Previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper.. First Printing. Paper covered boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo.
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Beauty and the Beene: a modern Legend

by Jacobs, Laura

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810940208
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$15.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999 Fanciful, poetic text combined with specially commissioned drawings of Geoffrey Beene's garments. 40 color illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover - Pictorial Boards. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Sirichai (Drawings). 8vo.
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Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse

by Kantor, MacKinlay

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$90.00

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New York: Coward-McCann, 1935 90 pages with decorations by Will Crawford. Inscribed by Kantor with a verse and a sketch on the front free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened; clean and tight within; a nice copy.. Inscribed by the author. First Trade Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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