Poetry from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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Your Diamond Dreams Cut Open My Arteries

by Else Lasker-Schuler, Robert P. Newton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Red cloth boards with gilt text to front cover and spine. Wear to tips. 316 pp; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches.
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Half brown morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule to boards and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Translation: "The Song of the Nibelungs, with woodcuts based on drawings by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld." General wear to boards (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. Light image transfer to pages throughout. 420… Read more
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Ukanhavyrfuckincitibak: D. A. Levy: A Tribute to the Man; an Anthology of His Poetry;

by D. A. Levy, Douglas Blazek, Charles Bukowski, George Dowden, et al. Edited by R.J. Sigmund

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1967
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$385.00

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An unopened copy safe-guarded by one of Levy's close friends since the sixties. A Fine first printing for the "levy defense fund." One of 1000 copies. Stiff wrap original with black tape and staple binding. Includes illustrations, b&w photographs, color silkscreens, and newspaper clippings in addition to selected works. A fine copy.; Quarto; Additional images and further… Read more
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The Scotchman in America

by John Proudfoot

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1873
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$110.00

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Vibrant blue cloth boards with debossed decoration to boards and gilt particulars to spine. General wear to exterior (see image). Has the name Arthur C. Ludlow in stamped in purple ink to front pastedown and first free page. 326 pp. 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches.
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Democracy Unveiled, or, Tyranny Stripped of the Garb of Patriotism

by Christopher Caustic (Thomas Green Fessenden), etc., etc.

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Published
1806
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$360.00

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Quarter red morocco over paper boards with gilt particulars to spine. This third edition has "large additions," which has doubled the size of the publication as the introduction states. Considered to be an important work of the American Federalist period. Anti-Jeffersonian in rhetoric explictly including Jefferson's affair with his slave, Sally Hemings. Some minor spotting to boards and general wear… Read more
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare (8 volumes - Complete)

by William Shakespeare, J. Payne Collier (editor)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
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$1,850.00

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8 volumes- Complete. One of only 50 copies sold--newspaper clipping written by Collier, adhered to ffp, corroborates this. Quarter red morocco over cloth boards with 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers; marbled edges. This edition was based on the Second Folio (also known as the "Perkins Folio") which had corrections allegedly added by hand in the… Read more
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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Your Reason & Blake's System (INSCRIBED by Ginsberg)

by Allen Ginsberg

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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Signed and inscribed by Ginsberg t; August 12, 1989. Pictorial dust jacket with silver particulars to front and illustration to back; Green wraps. Color reproductions of William Blake's paintings throughout. "Hanuman Books are published and edited by Raymond Foye & Francesco Clemente." Light wear to exterior, but still in very good condition. 43 pp. 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches
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Who Lightly Sips

by John T. Troth

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$180.00

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Contemporary twelve poems. Includes appreciative inscription from the author to his father on front fly. Small tear to spine, otherwise nice clean copy.
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Who Lightly Sips

by John T. Troth

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Twelve contemporary poems. Paper-covered boards.
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The Pictured Rocks of Lake Superior and Other Poems

by Emily M. Hills

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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Full vellum with elaborate gilt decor. Top edge gilt; others deckle. Title in red and black with rubricated initials throughout.
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Caricias del Viento (SIGNED)

by Bernardo Herman

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$140.00

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Signed by Herman to ffp in black ink. Only 1000 copies printed. Color illustrations printed with Agfa digital plates. Light green cloth with debossed text to front board. Very small loss to bottom right corner of front dust jacket. 83 pp. 10 x 11 1/4 inches.
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Stone Cold Gothic (ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION)

by Helen Adam, Auste

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$160.00

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Original drawing by Auste in blue ink to ffp. White cloth with pictorial front cover and text to spine and back cover. Black and white illustrations throughout. 127 pp. 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches.
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(Collection of Poems - 3 Volumes)

by John T. Troth

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1920s
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition; First
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$1,200.00

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Half morocco with cloth boards. Three 3-ring binders containing the self-published poetry of Troth and one loose sheet. Vol. 1 contains unpublished poetry, and the next two volumes contain all of Troth's poetry. All poetry is alphabetized by title with alphabetical tabs. Liquid stain to top right corner of vol. 1, not effecting text. Some rubbing to edges. Unpaginated. 7… Read more
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Lyrics & Prose (SIGNED)

by Ric Ocasek

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Signed by Ocasek on title page. Paper-covered boards. Black and white photography and illustrations throughout. First section of contents follow chronologically from 1978 through to 2011, and second section entitled Other Lyrics spans 1968 to 1992. 322 pp. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches.
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Ukanhavyrfuckincitibak (inscribed)

by D. A. Levy, Douglas Blazek, Charles Bukowski, George Dowden, et al. Edited by R.J. Sigmund

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$1,760.00

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Inscribed by Levy "for/ Kay Wood/ Jan 20, 1968/ Sensa/ d.a. levy/'Swamp ERIE'" An unopened copy safe-guarded by Ms. Wood since the sixties. One of 1000 copies. Stiff wrap original with black tape and staple binding. Includes illustrations, b&w photographs, color silkscreens, and newspaper clippings in addition to selected works. A fine copy. Additional images and further information provided upon… Read more
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Poems by James Smith and J. R. Smith with an Autobiography

by James Smith, J. R. Smith

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Dark green cloth binding with gilt particulars and debossed bands to front cover. Head of spine fraying. 1/4 inch hole to middle of spine. Floral patterned end papers. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Book has two parts, part one contains the autobiography and poems of James Smith; part two contains the poems of J.… Read more
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Germania (in The Tryout, Vol. 4. Haverhill, Mass., Nov. 1918. No. 11.)

by H. P. Lovecraft

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Published
November 1918
Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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Paper wraps with string binding. H.P. Lovecraft's Germania on pages 1-4, 6 (mispaginated). 5 x 7 inches
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Ultramarine Poems

by Raymond Carver

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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Signed by author. Quarter gray cloth and blue boards. Nice clean copy without previous owners' names or markings. 5.8 x 8.5 in. 140pp.
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Die Muse meiner Muße.

by Sanel Beer

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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Full blue cloth, gilt particulars to front with accompanying dust jacket. B&W illustrations. Slight stains on dust jacket (see image). No previous owner's names or other markings. 95pp. 5.25 x 8 in.
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