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THURSO'S LANDING AND OTHER POEMS

THURSO'S LANDING AND OTHER POEMS

by Jeffers, Robinson

New York: Liveright, 1932. First edition. Issued in stiff boards covered in light mellow Venetian-red Munsell cover paper. With lemon-yellow Riviera laid paper, watermarked, printed in black and maroon. WONDERFUL ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED TO ALBERT BENDER, the Jeffers family friend, mentor and patron. The inscription reads "Inscribed for my dear Albert Bender / by his friend Robinson Jeffers. / Tor House, Carmel. -- March, 1932." Above the inscription Jeffers wrote an excerpt from the poem... Read more
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$1,120.00
THE PRACTICAL HEART

THE PRACTICAL HEART

by Gurganus, Allan

North Carolina: Wesleyan College Press, 1993. First edition. Number 961 of 1,000 SIGNED numbered copies. INSCRIBED BY GURGANUS to author/critic Doris Grumbach and her partner, "To Doris & Sybil --/ beloved sisters of mine --' and the most practical of/ utterly impractical (loving)/ hearts./ A joyful new year./ Allan/ Nov. 1993." Tiny rubs to tips, still fine in pictorial boards. Issued without a dust jacket.
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$84.00
LIVES AND DEATHS OF THE POETS AND NON-POETS

LIVES AND DEATHS OF THE POETS AND NON-POETS

by Van Duyn, Mona

St. Louis: (no-publisher), 1991. First edition. Privately printed for friends of the poet. Published a year after she won the Pulitzer Prize for NEAR CHANGES. This copy INSCRIBED TO FELLOW POET LAUREATE AND PRIZE-WINNING POET ANTHONY HECHT and wife, "For Tony & Helen, this odd collection for friends--elegies, poems, occasional verses--produced by a baffled commercial printer. Love, Mona." 30 pages; 8.5 x 11" blue, stapled paperwraps printed in brown on front cover only. Poem tipped to... Read more
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$336.00
OFFICIAL MEDIA GUIDE OF THE PGA TOUR 2002 (Tom Weiskopf's Copy)

OFFICIAL MEDIA GUIDE OF THE PGA TOUR 2002 (Tom Weiskopf's Copy)

by (SIGNED By Tom Weiskopf)

PGA Tour, 2002. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TOM WEISKOPF ON FFEP. Tom Weiskopf's copy with his name in gilt on front cover. Inscribed to bookseller Charles Parkhurst with his armorial bookplate laid in. A near fine copy with top corners bumped.
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$125.00
POEMS OF EXCHANGE

POEMS OF EXCHANGE

by Barnstone, Willis

Athens: (No Publisher), 1951. First edition. With six poems translated from the Spanish of Antonio Machado. INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper with a rather lengthy note to a friend: "Dear Mr. and Mrs. --- You know , honestly, in spite of 2 1/2 years of silence, I'm sure of the same intimacy with you...." Very good minus in light green, printed paperwraps with spine and front cover tanned, covers lightly soiled and corners bumped; one-inch tear split at head of spine, and inside rear... Read more
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$67.00
CORRIDOR

CORRIDOR

by Aaron, Jonathan

Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, (1992). First edition. His second collection of poems. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht, "For Tony, with--poems, or no poems--Love [underlined], from Jonathan" beneath which is a sketch of a chair drawn by Aaron beneath which he has written "Chair, EOS Hotel, Zurich, 21.v.92." Fine in glossy, black, pictorial paperwraps.
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$224.00
WHERE SHALL I TAKE YOU TO: The Love Letters of Una and Robinson Jeffers [1/25 Roman-numeraled copies in leather]

WHERE SHALL I TAKE YOU TO: The Love Letters of Una and Robinson Jeffers [1/25 Roman-numeraled copies in leather]

by Jeffers, Robinson, and Una Jeffers; Robert Kafka, Garth Jeffers

(Covelo, CA): Yolla Bolly Press, (1987). First edition. Includes 9 previously unpublished poems, 47 previously unpublished letters (of 57 letters total), and eight tipped-in family photographs, 6 of which are published here for the first time. Number VII of 25 Roman-numereled copies SIGNED BY KAFKA & GARTH JEFFERS from a total issue of 30 printed on Umbria handmade paper (the remaining 5 "Press copies" were lettered "U" to "Y"), THIS COPY HEAVILY INSCRIBED AND UNUSUAL... Read more
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$560.00
LISTEN! I HEAR A SOFT WIND

LISTEN! I HEAR A SOFT WIND

by Goldate, Alis

Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, (1976). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the free endpaper in 1976. Very good or better with a touch of rubbing to the bottom of the spine. In a price-clipped dust jacket that has a thin short line of blue offset to the front cover (appears to be a production error), but otherwise has just the barest wear and would be in fine condition.
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$67.00
Occupation: Nazi Hunter. The Continuing Search for the Perpetrators of the Holocaust

Occupation: Nazi Hunter. The Continuing Search for the Perpetrators of the Holocaust

by Zuroff, Efraim (SIGNED to Professor Alan Dershowitz)

Hoboken (1994): KTAV Publishing House, Inc. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Fine. SIGNED, INSCRIBED, AND DATED BY EFRAIM ZUROFF TO PROFESSOR ALAN DERSHOWITZ. A Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printing with scattered highlighting in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo. xxi, 384 pp.
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$100.00
SEMI-TOUGH

SEMI-TOUGH

by Jenkins, Dan

New York: Atheneum, 1972. First edition. INSCRIBED BY JENKINS on half-title page. "To Larry - Laughs, love and peace - Dan." Thin strip of fading at base of spine otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket.
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$168.00
The Spirit of Family

The Spirit of Family

by Gore, Al and Tipper Gore

New York: Henry Holt, 2002. First Edition. 1/2 black cloth with gray paper over boards and titling in gilt on the spine. Fine/fine. CELEBRITY INSCRIPTION "To Gwen Ifill, we heard you were a great judge. We are glad for your support of Global Harmony Through Personal Excellence, and we appreciate your work, Best Wishes, Al Gore + Tipper Gore". 8.5" x 11" pp. 2-206 filled on every page with candid photographs of Family in their natural environment. The Gores, self-appointed curators... Read more
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$65.00
The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969

The Vantage Point; Perspectives of the Presidency 1963 - 1969

by Johnson, Lyndon Baines

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. First Edition. Bright red cloth with titling blocked in blue on spine and a blue rectangle with LBJ's signature impressed on cover. Fine/fine. ASSOCIATION COPY, INSCRIBED "For Bob & Helen / Not as good as you could have done but my best - / Affectionately / Lyndon B. Johnson" on LBJ's personal book plate affixed to half title page. On the verso of the ffe is a typed note, also on LBJ's personal bookplate, "Although December... Read more
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$950.00
The Spinning of a Dream The Story of John Shaw Neilson (Inscribed by Hugh Anderson)

The Spinning of a Dream The Story of John Shaw Neilson (Inscribed by Hugh Anderson)

by Anderson, Hugh & Blake, Les

Ascot Vale: Red Rooster Press. 1986. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light rubbing to spine edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Inscribed by Hugh Anderson on the Title Page. 216 pages + Blibliography & Index. Originally published in 1972. This edition limited to 750 copies. . 1st thus. Softcover.
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AU$18.00
THE SALT GARDEN: Poems

THE SALT GARDEN: Poems

by Nemerov, Howard

Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown & Co, (1955). First edition. His third book of poetry. INSCRIBED "for Virginia Albee, with best wishes, Howard Nemerov 7 ii 55." The black paper-covered pictorial boards show wear on corners and spine ends; in dust jacket with matching wear and tape on verso at top of spine.
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$56.00
AND NOW GOOD-BYE

AND NOW GOOD-BYE

by Hilton, James

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1932. First U.S. edition. INSCRIBED BY HILTON on front endpaper to a prolific Baltimore book collector, "For Aquilla D. Hanson Jr./ with best wishes from/ James Hilton." Light aging and faintest of damp staining to covers but still very good with old tape shadows on pastedowns under dust jacket flaps; in very good or better dust jacket with faint soiling, light staining to spine, andspine ends somewhat nicked. Still, quite bright and attractive.
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$1,120.00
EPITAPH ON GEORGE MOORE

EPITAPH ON GEORGE MOORE

by Morgan, Charles

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd., 1935. First edition. INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper, "A. T. Chenhalls / by, with or from / Charles Morgan / The White House / East Claydon / January 22, 1938." Near fine copy in marbled boards with slight tanning on front inner joint and lightly bumped bottom front corner.
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$179.00
THE MAN WHO SHOOK HANDS

THE MAN WHO SHOOK HANDS

by Wakoski, Diane, (Robinson Jeffers)

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1978. First edition. INSCRIBED BY WAKOSKI on the title page, "Let the words be everything,/ as Jeffers did, as I hope that/ I can do./ Diane Wakoski." Signature embellished with doodles (if not for the dots over the i's, one would not know the word "Wakoski" was present) . Book of verse begins with the author's introduction and her essay on her poetical philosophy. The poem "The Photos" contains the line "Jeffers'... Read more
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$84.00
THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL

THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL

by Eco, Umberto, Eugenio Carmi, illustrator

San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1989). First U.S. edition. Children's book with illustrations by Carmi. Translated by William Weaver. INSCRIBED WITH A QUOTE on half-title page by Eco with the classic opening phrase, "Once upon a time." Short remainder line on bottom page edge, tucked up against spine, otherwise bright and fine in bright, fine dust jacket. ONCE UPON A TIME
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$448.00
THE TYPOGRAPHIC MIND

THE TYPOGRAPHIC MIND

by Bringhurst, Robert

Kentsville, Nova Scotia: Gaspereau Press Limited, 2006. Presentation copy of this 8-page paper pamphlet, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "for Allen Mears / with all good wishes / Robert Bringhurst / 1 August 2006." Housed in original mailing envelope.
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$112.00
TEN POEMS

TEN POEMS

by Dove, Rita

Lisbon, Iowa: Penumbra Press, 1977. First edition. Number 126 of only 200 copies of the former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning POET'S FIRST BOOK. Number four in Penumbra's "Manila Series." Unprinted, brown, string-tied paperwraps; housed in publisher's printed envelope. This copy INSCRIBED, "For Jeff, with warm wishes from one book lover to another - Rita Dove / 10 Feb 90." Fine in fine envelope with just minor creasing to the flap. Scarce in envelope and signed... Read more
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$1,680.00
PAUL LANDACRE: A LIFE AND LEGACY

PAUL LANDACRE: A LIFE AND LEGACY

by (Landacre, Paul, Robinson Jeffers), by Anthony L. Lehman

Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Store, 1983. First edition. Profusely illustrated biography and bibliography of Landacre in this Los Angeles Miscellany Number 15 issue. INSCRIBED BY LEHMAN, "For Walt Wheelock,/ Good friend, history buff,/ and Landacre devotee./ Tony Lehman/ Dawson's Book Shop/ August 19 1983." Lists wood-cut engravings done for Jeffers ("First Book-Colophon" and "Visits to Ireland") and other authors in the Mears' collection. Prints letter from... Read more
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$280.00
WALKING THE BLACK CAT: Poems

WALKING THE BLACK CAT: Poems

by Simic, Charles

San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Co, (1996). First edition. A Harvest paperback original. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht and wife, "For Tony & Helen: with best wishes, Charlie / Nov 14, 1996 / Strafford, N.H." Fine in pictorial white paperwraps printed in black and red.
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$168.00
LIVING WITH BIBLE

LIVING WITH BIBLE

by Dayan, Moshe

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1978). First UK edition. INSCRIBED, "To Mr. Thomas W. McElhimey, With best wishes, M. Dayan." One of Israel's most famous generals explores the Holy Land. Illustrated with 8 color plates, 100 black-and-white illustrations and 8 maps. Thomas W. McElhiney (1919-1998) was an American diplomat and UNRWA's Commissioner-General from 1977 to 1979 (Wikipedia). Large book, 8 ½ x10" in tan cloth which is near fine, in near fine dust jacket with... Read more
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$168.00
DANCING DAVID

DANCING DAVID

by Gunn, Thom, Dorothea Tanning, illustrations

Kripplebush, New York: Nadja, (1995). First edition, limited issue. Illustrated with a wispy stream of red squiggled lines by Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012), a painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet herself, whose work after 1960 was almost completely abstract (Wikipedia). NUMBER XVII (17) of 25 ROMAN-NUMERALED COPIES "reserved for the poet and the artist" and SIGNED BY GUNN AND TANNING. From a total edition of 126; there were an additional 75 copies in paperwraps and 26 bound in cloth.... Read more
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$504.00
Improvements in Naval Architecture (Inscribed)

Improvements in Naval Architecture (Inscribed)

by Lang, Oliver, Esq

Woolwich, 1853. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY OLIVER, LANG and with a manuscript note in the text by him. 30(7) pages. Bound in original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. 12 color and black and white plates, some folding. Lang was Master Shipwright at the Royal Dock Yard in Woolwich. He describes here 112 improvements in the construction of ships. Internally clean and bright; a little fraying at spine ends. Bookplate.
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$350.00