Poetry by Period

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Poetry by Period Books & Ephemera

Black Pow-Wow

Black Pow-Wow

by Joans, Ted

Revolution Is

Revolution Is

by Rap, B

Coleridge's Essays & Lectures on Shakespeare & Some Other Old Poets & Dramatists

Coleridge's Essays & Lectures on Shakespeare & Some Other Old Poets & Dramatists

by Coleridge

Dent and Sons, 1926, London, Condtion Good.. Cover: Orange/red fabric boards, flat spine with floral pattern, minimal rubbing to edges and corners
Binding: Good, no discernible brakes or crakes to text-block

Text: Book stamp and owners name inside the cover, remaining text appears to be clean and clear.
Overall: Another great volume from Everyman's Library!
Wiki/Link: https://seriesofseries.owu.edu/everymans-library/
We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions... Read more
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£10.00
Poems by Walt Whitman

Poems by Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

Chatto & Windus, 1910. Green Cloth. Condition: Fair to acceptable
Cover: Green fabric boards, pressed flower pattern on both front and back. Title on spine gold colour, bumping to edges. Some top outer spine damage and down the right hinge side. (Please see photo).
Owners signature in cover, please see photo.
Binding: Fair, some looseness, but pages intact and aligned.
Text/pages:
Owners signature, some foxing/yellow discoloration to the pages. Gold gilt to top pages.
Overall: A fair to... Read more
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£12.00
RETURN TO A PLACE LIT BY A GLASS OF MILK. POEMS

RETURN TO A PLACE LIT BY A GLASS OF MILK. POEMS

by SIMIC, Charles

New York: George Braziller, (1974). First Edition. Hardcover. About Fine in a price-clipped, about Fine dustwrapper. Wonderful and early collection of poems by Simic.
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$125.00
Scotts Poetical works

Scotts Poetical works

by Walter Scott

Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, London., 1917 pp.980 Condtion Good. Cover: Soft brown leather, heavy rubbing to edges and corners, spine has chipping to the top, please see photo, collage stamp on cover and inside cover.
Binding: Very good, no discernible breaks or loose pages, feels comfortable to hand.
Text: Very clear, no discernible notes or marks, nice curves to pages and gold gilt to all edges.
Overall: A good volume minus the school stamps and chipping to the top of spine. Very... Read more
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£5.00
Wreck of the Jeanne Goughy

Wreck of the Jeanne Goughy

by Colin Pink

A new collection of poems by Colin Pink, featuring twelve woodcut illustrations by Daniel Goodwin.
The collection hinges around an eponymous epic poem which relates the human cost of a fishing tragedy off Cornwall in 1962. It includes twelve sonnets and ten triolets, reflecting Colin's interest in formal poetic structures, though the subject matter and treatment is anything but. "Love, death, disaster and politics!" is how Colin sometimes summarises his work.
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£12.50
POEMS, 1924 - 1933

POEMS, 1924 - 1933

by MacLEISH, Archibald

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Some fading to the cloth. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with light edgewear. SIGNED by the poet on the half-title page. Uncommon in dustwrapper and signed. Archibald MacLeish was not only a well-known poet but also served as Librarian of Congress, appointed by Franklin Roosevelt, a position he used to reorganize and promote the institution. In addition to winning three Pulitzer Prizes, MacLeish was commissioned by the... Read more
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$125.00
Visions of Dame Kind

Visions of Dame Kind

by Jeffery Beam

Jargon 113.Collection of poems by North Carolina poet Jeffery Beam. One of 200 copies bound in tan cloth, with forest green endpapers and a tan dust jacket featuring a drawing by James McGarrell. Frontispiece drawing also by McGarrell. 66 + [5] pages. NEW, from publisher's stock.
"In America we have meadows and woods, rather than parks and borders; obsession and trance where reflection would flourish. We are no gardeners, but shaman. The vegetable world still cultivates us. Its spellbinding old magic... Read more
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$20.00
Straits: Poems

Straits: Poems

by Koch

1998. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 104 pages. Text unmarked. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to previous owner. Slight age and shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Poetry ; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0375401369. Inventory No: 030256. BZDB373 Poetry ; Signed by Author Unbranded ISBN: 0375401369 Kenneth Koch Straits: Poems
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$35.00
FAUST

FAUST

by JOHANN WOLFGANG VAN GOETHE

1912 MODERN LIBRARY EDITION. HAS BEEN RE-C0VERED WITH LEATHER. BINDING IS SOUND, PAGES UNMARKED. LEATHER COVER HAS SOME DAMAGE ON SPINE.
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$50.00
GASOLINE

GASOLINE

by GREGORY CORSO

1ST EDITION, 7TH PRINTING. GOOD COPY, LIGHT AGE STAINING. SOUND COPY, TITLE PAGE & 2 OTHERS HAVE LIGHT PEN-MARKING INSIDE. DOES NOT DISRUPT PRINT.
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$20.00
The Color of Culture

The Color of Culture

by Jones, Mona Lake

Paperback. Very Good. Second Edition, First Printing, Clean & Unmarked Copy, light edgewear, Signed & Inscribed by the Author on the first front free-page: To Chomanaese, Love, Mona Lake Jones. The Color of Culture is a highly entertaining and enchanting collection of poetry that celebrates our prominence as African-American people. Mona's work will inspire both adults and children alike... 69 pages.
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$9.95
Movies in the Insect Temple

Movies in the Insect Temple

by Mark Laba

Toronto: Proper Tales Press, 1981. Paperback. VERY GOOD. Scattered faint foxing. -- Detailed photos on request. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$19.30
Poems Old and New

Poems Old and New

by A.S Cairncross

Macmillan, 1956, Condition: Fair Cover: Green boards, chip to back cover, some fray to top and tail of spine, title worn on spine.
Binding: Fair, text block in place, but a crack on page 113.
Text: Old school book, so has some book stamps on inside cover and back.
Overall: A fair copy, main negative points being break to text block and being an Ex-school book. Apart from that a perfectly readable copy.
We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as... Read more
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£4.00
The San Francisco Book Review 22 (1972)

The San Francisco Book Review 22 (1972)

by Bail, Jay (ed.), Charles Bukowski, Emily Leider (on Sylvia Plath), Jeff Nuttall, Adrian Birney, Paul Johnson, Richard Morris, et al

San Francisco: The San Francisco Book Review, 1972. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG+. 4to, 40pp, stapled self-cover. Includes "Notes on the Life of an Aged Poet" by Charles Bukowski (a memoir with poems), plus Emily Leider on Sylvia Plath and contributions by Jeff Nuttall, et al. Unmarked copy, light wear, staples have some rust.
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$25.00
The Changes Orders Becomings

The Changes Orders Becomings

by Peyton Houston

Jargon 106. In this set of three poems Peyton Houston continues his exploration of the predicament of the human in a universe not too-well understood and of what can be done about it. Afternote by the author. Designed by William E. Loftin, with three drawings made expressly for the book by artist James McGarrell. One of 1000 copies bound in warm, light brown cloth with cream-colored dust jacket. 65 pages. Fine.
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$10.00
The New Life (La Vita Nuova)

The New Life (La Vita Nuova)

by ALIGHIERI Dante

Ellis & Elvey 1900 (Siddal edition), 1900 pp 159.
Cover: Green with gold gilt, a few light marks and edges worn a little. Slight paper-break on front inside hinge.
Binding: Acceptable to fair, spine is a little loose, front pages feel a little loose but remainder of book good.
Text: Some pen names in front cover, see photo. Text clear of notes, but some speckling of foxing throughout the book. Gold Gilt to top, side and bottom pages.
Overall: A good book, the binding could be better but still... Read more
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£12.00
FLOWERS OF EVIL

FLOWERS OF EVIL

by CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, LEWIS PIAGET SHANKS

VG, 1931, NO DJ, LIGHT STAINING ON COVER. VERY GOOD INTERIOR. GREAT COPY. PUBLISHER BOOKMARK INCLUDED.
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$200.00
After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy (The Page-Barbour Lectures at the University of Virginia, 1933)

After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy (The Page-Barbour Lectures at the University of Virginia, 1933)

by Eliot

1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Stated First Editrion. 72 pages. Red boards with yellow lettering. dome toning to spine and fading to edges. Some faint pencil underlining and marginalia. Glue stain from removed bookplate on FEP. Book ticket from Gotham Book Mart in back. THe jacket is missing but the flap copy was clipped and kept as a bookmark (laid-in) Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Poetry ; Inventory No: 030529. BZDB373 Poetry ;... Read more
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$60.00
a small collection of items given by Tom Ockerse to Massimo Vignelli

a small collection of items given by Tom Ockerse to Massimo Vignelli

by Ockerse, Tom

1. Ockerse, Thomas
The A-Z Book
New York: Colorcraft-Brussel Publishing, 1969.
Square folio, title page + 48 pages alternating white and black pages on heavy stock with numerous cut-outs. Stiff printed wrappers. In original black box with printed title on top. All for edges of box torn.
- First edition. With red TOE rubber stamp at the bottom of first page. "This book, first produced in 1965 as a limited edition of 25 silkscreened copies, uses die-cuts pages to offers an unfolding experience of... Read more
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$600.00
Natural Causes

Natural Causes

by Andrew Motion

London: Chatto & Windus, 1987. Paperback. VERY GOOD. 8vo. Lower back corner has a small corner crease. 57 pages. Fifth book of poetry from this English poet, novelist, and biographer. -- Detailed photos on request. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$9.30
Arbeit Breitenbrunn 74/75

Arbeit Breitenbrunn 74/75

by Schmidt, Siegfried J

Large portfolio containing printed paper portfolio with title and colophon on the rear in which one introductory page by sjs; 8 loose printed sheets; 2 printed sheets folded in 2 and 3 sheets folded in 4 (unfolded 90 x 62,5 cm); 1 page (black) with two cut out rectangles with a printed text attached to the rear; 1 page with a stapled on thin piece of paper with 4 times the text 'i did it' handwritten in red and at the bottom of the page the hand written text 'concept und ausführung 19.7.74, 1712 S J... Read more
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$550.00
The Simple Truth"

The Simple Truth"

by LEVINE, Philip

OH: Logan Elm Press, 1993. Broadside. Fine. First Separate Edition of the poem. Illustrated with a color woodcut. Of 200 numbered copies SIGNED by Levine and the artist Dotti Lipetz, this is an Artist's Proof marked "AP." A very colorful and striking 18" x 12" broadside of this moving poem by Levine, the title poem of his 1994 Pulitzer Prize winning book.
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$375.00
The Poetical Works of John Milton

The Poetical Works of John Milton

by MILTON, John

Dent and Sons Ltd, London,1937, 12mo, 544 pages: Condtion GoodCover: Green olive fabric boards, No D/J. Minor fray to edges and tiny rip to the top of spine (minor). Some ink stains to bottom of book (on outer edge of text block).
Binding: Good no discernible crakes or breaks.
Text: Good, book stamp and inscription in front cover bur the body of the text is clear.
Overall: A fair copy, main minus point would be the ink stains the base of the book, but this is fairly minor for a used book.... Read more
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£5.00
MODERN EUROPEAN VERSE. THE POCKET POETS

MODERN EUROPEAN VERSE. THE POCKET POETS

by (ABSE, Dannie) editor

London: Vista Books, (1964). First Edition. Softcover. Small skim mark on rear, otherwise Fine. INSCRIBED to the poet William Meredith: "'We are most our own strange selves when we are hosts.'/For Bill,/whose Apollinaire translations/would have been in here had/I known them earlier/Dannie Abse/June '64."
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$100.00
Learning Finnish

Learning Finnish

by Volfing, Annette

Annette Volfing is Danish, grew up in Geneva and now lives in Oxford where she teaches medieval German literature. She has previously published a pamphlet ('Ecliptic') with Black Light Engine Room. Much of her spare time is now devoted to learning Finnish.
Natalija Ganina specialises in Germanic Philology at Moscow State University. She is also a visual artist who often draws inspiration from literature.
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£12.50