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[BROADSIDES] AMERICAN POETRY PORTFOLIO

GINSBERG, Allen; UPDIKE, John; STAFFORD, William; PASTAN, Linda McHUGH, Heather; NEMEROV, Howard; HEYEN, William; DAVISON, Scott

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in case as issued
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Dallas: Northouse & Northouse, 1981. First Edition. broadsides. Fine in case as issued. A collection of 8 folio broadsides and title page ranging in size from 13" x 17" to 13" x 19" and printed on heavy paper of various colors with all but two of the broadsides illustrated and each individually SIGNED by the author. This is Copy "F" of 26 lettered copies of a total editon of 126. Contributors are John Updike ("Two Sonnets"), Allen Ginsberg ("Capitol Air" - - Ginsberg has also made a single word holograph correction to the text), Linda Pastan ("Mother Eve"), Howard Nemerov ("Landscape with Self-Portrait"), Heather McHugh ("From 20,000 Feet"), William Stafford ("Geography Lesson"), William Heyen ("Mother and Son"), and Scott Davison ("Soft Salvation"). The five printers are The Red Ozier Press, The Meadow Press, The Press of A. Colish, The Press of W. Thomas Taylor, and the Wind River Press. House ... Read more

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NORTHERN LIGHTS.

Merrill, James; Hecht, Merwin, Moss, Nemerov, William Stafford, Strand and Updike.

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(Winston Salem):: Palaemon Press,. 1983.. First edition and only edition. 15 BROADSIDE POEMS printed on 9 x 14" heavy, artists' paper; printed in red and black; and SIGNED BY THE POETS. Number 55 of 55 numbered sets; there were an additional 20 lettered sets reserved for the poets and publisher. Includes PHILIP BOOTH, JOHN CIARDI, DONALD DAVIE, ANTHONY HECHT, JAMES MERRILL, W. S. MERWIN, HOWARD MOSS, HOWARD NEMEROV, KARL SHAPIRO, LOUIS SIMPSON, W. D. SNODGRASS, RADCLIFFE SQUIRES, WILLIAM STAFFORD, MARK STRAND and JOHN UPDIKE. Housed together in a quarter-cloth portfolio with marbled boards and gilt-lettered morocco spine label; ribbon ties. Fine. .

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Portfolio One / 1983: Ten Illustrated Poetry Broadsides

Broadsides - Astor, Susan / Bly, Robert / Carrier, Constance / Clemente, Vince / Eberhart, Richard / Heyen, William / Krapf, Norbert / Oates, Joyce Carol / Stafford, William / Swenson, May (with original Illustrations by Marvin Bileck, John De Pol, John D

  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Roslyn Harbor, NY: The Stone House Press, 1983. First edition. Loose Sheets. Fine. Elephant folio. Introduction by Gerard Previn Meyer. A suite of ten loose poetry broadsides in a hardbound folded portfolio and contained in a matching hardbound slipcase with printed label at spine. All elements in fine condition. Produced in a slender edition of only 100 copies. Original separate signed wood engraving by John De Pol laid in. Each broadside is SIGNED by the poet. Broadsides measure nearly 12 x 16" tall. A scarce complete set.

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West of Your City

William Stafford

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Los Gatos, California : The Talisman Press , 1960. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "for Linda {"Miss _______" in many a good class} Prof. William Stafford". I could not quite make out the last name in the inscription, early signature by Stafford. Boards covered in patterned dark blue, white and red paper printed by Robert Greenwood, with a black linen spine, paper label on spine with title, Mimbres-style blue and orange leaping fish on title-page, off white dust jacket printed in red and black, price on front flap $5.00, one of 350 hardbound copies, Pirie A3. Clean unmarked copy, solid binding, very nice. The fragile dust jacket has dampstains, chips at spine ends, spine panel and along top edge of rear panel, tears have been repaired on the back side with archival document tape. Although the dj is only fair to poor it has done its job of protecting the book. Stafford's first collection of poems. Photos on request. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair/Poor. Illus. by Newt ... Read more

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WEST OF YOUR CITY

STAFFORD, William

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very mild wear and soiling to the covers. About Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Los Gatos, CA: The Talisman Press, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very mild wear and soiling to the covers. About Fine. Decorated salmon-colored wraps with a title page bearing a striking blue and orange fish design in a Native American motif. Stafford's scarce first book of poetry, preceded by DOWN IN MY HEART, a collection of fictional accounts based on his own experience in Civilian Public Service camps for religious objectors during the Second World War. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper: "For the John Grosses/with all good wishes/from a grateful old friend--/Bill Stafford/November 1965.

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Down in My Heart

Stafford, William E

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good-
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Brethren Publishing House, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/Good. Signed. Laid in is a bookplate SIGNED by William Stafford. There is an inscription on the front endpaper "Edward K. Ziegler with congratulations from Maude and Warren Ziegler". This possibly could have been a gift to Edward Ziegler when selected for one of his posts with the Church of the Brethren. The volume is spine sunned, bumped on the spine ends and corners and there is a small stain near the base of the front panel. The unclipped dust jacket, sleeved in mylar, has a mildly sunned and spotted (water?) spine, and is edge rubbed with shallow chips. Rhe jacket has some light soiling and stains, and the front flap is detached, held in place by the mylar sleeve.

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  • Edition: Second edition
  • Book condition: Front cover detaching, worn at edges and spine ends, interior fine
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Printed for S. N. and Sold by W. Freeman near Temple-bar in Fleetstreet, 1685. Second edition. original brown roan, morocco gilt lettered label, decorated/stained (?) edges. Front cover detaching, worn at edges and spine ends, interior fine. Octavo. 302 pp. Elaborate frontispiece illustration of the trial and execution of William Howard William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford, FRS (30 November 1614 โ€“ 29 December 1680) was the youngest son of Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, and his wife, the former Alethea Talbot. A Fellow of the Royal Society from 1665, he was a Royalist supporter before being falsely implicated by Titus Oates in the later discredited "Popish Plot", and executed for treason. He was beatified as a Catholic martyr in 1929. The Popish Plot was a fictitious conspiracy concocted by Titus Oates that between 1678 and 1681 gripped the Kingdoms of England and Scotland in anti-Catholic hysteria. Oates alleged that there existed an extensive Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles I ... Read more

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Eleven Untitled Poems

STAFFORD, William

  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
(Mt. Horeb): Perishable Press, 1968. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in wrappers, and fine dustwrapper. One of 250 numbered copies. Scarce.

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Smoke's Way

STAFFORD, William

  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
[Port Townsend, Washington]: Graywolf Press, 1978. Fine. First edition. Slightly sunned at the spine, still fine in string-tied wrappers. One of 26 numbered copies Signed by the poet. Scarce.

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The Rescued Year.

STAFFORD, William.

  • Edition: First edition, first issue.
  • Quantity available: 1
NY: Harper & Row, (1966).. First edition, first issue.. 81 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Stafford, 'All the best to Tom! / -Bill Stafford / Sept '66.'

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very slight crease to cover. Fine
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Bedfordshire: Sceptre Press, (1979). First Edition. Wraps. Very slight crease to cover. Fine. Eight pages printed on Abbey Mills laid paper bound in stiff olive wraps. Copy #12 of only 50 SIGNED and numbered copies of a total edition of 150.

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Traveling Through The Dark

Stafford, William

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Green and black patterned paper covered boards with black spine lettering. Dust jacket design matches book. Jacket has 2 small closed tears on upper edge and some wear at top of flap folds. Jacket spine also with some minor wear. Signed by author on ffep. Beautiful lyricism with a Western tone.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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Brother Wind

STAFFORD, William

  • Book condition: Fine
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(Rexburg, Idaho): Honeybrook Press, 1986. Fine. First edition, trade issue. Illustrated wrappers. Light wear to the yapped edges, else fine. One of 250 copies. Although not called for in the trade issues, this copy is Signed by the author. Scarce.

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Typed Letter Signed

Stafford, William

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1985. TLS. 8.5 x 11 inch sheet, 20lb stock white. Dated "6 July 1985." Stafford writing to the literary magazine "The Axe Factory Review" apologizing profusely for his unintended duplicate submission. "I found to my horror that... "Listening to the Tide"... is alas at two places now... (and) the only thing to do was write this note in great haste, to minimize the damage..." Stafford goes on to explain his manuscript management, and how he could have made his mistake. Ends with "Humbly and guilty." Signed "Bill Stafford" in ink. Aprx two hundred and forty words. Folded twice for mailing, slight wrinkling at lower corner; otherwise, in Fine condition. Signed by Author. The image is of the actual letter described.

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Poets and Poetry

(BOOTH, Philip; CONNELL, Marc; EBERHART, Richard; HOWES, Barbara; IGNATOW, David; JACOBSEN, Josephine; STAFFORD, William)

  • Edition: First Edition
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(n.p.): (n.p.). [c.1969-1971]. A small collection (10 items; 7 authors) of signed fair copy poetry and typed and autograph notes signed, solicited by a collector in the early 1970s, as follows: Philip Booth, a fair copy of "Was a Man" with an autograph note signed at the bottom of the page; Marc Connell, a typed note signed transmitting two autographs (not present); Richard Eberhart, a typed note signed soliciting information and assurances from the recipient before agreeing to sign a poem; Barbara Howes, signed fair copies of "Troy Weight Taken" and "A Night Picture of Pownal" and a signed Christmas greeting entitled "Talking to Animals;" David Ignatow, a signed fair copy of "Get the Gasworks," which Ignatow has re-titled by hand "Simultaneously;" Josephine Jacobsen, a signed fair copy of "Country Bath;" William Stafford, an autograph note signed agreeing to be part of the collection; and, lastly, a note from Thornton Wilder's sister Isabel explaining that Thornton is not well enough to participate. Most of ... Read more

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Two About Music (Signed)

Stafford, William

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine Plus.
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Knotting, Bedfordshire: Sceptre, 1978. Limited to 150 numbered copies printed on Abbey Mills laid paper; nos. 1-50 are signed by the poet. This is copy number 2. Contains two poems by this American poet "They Say" and "How to Get Back".. Signed by Author. First Edition. Chapbook. Near Fine Plus..

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  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Lake Oswego, OR: n. p. , 1988. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Typed letter (Tls); poem and an essay on 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in (approx.) paper. The letter is about 115 words written in reply to a letter asking for advice. Included is a typescript of the poem "FREEDOM" , previously published. Also, an essay written in response to the letter: "Looking Out the Window", which was not used (whether it was otherwise published I can not determine). (The poem was meant to follow the essay.) Folded in thirds for mailing, some edge wear, the essay in particular creased, but all about very good. The letter is addressed to James L. Harmon who published a book TAKE MY ADVICE, with "advice" from about 50 celebrities ranging from Katherine Hepburn to Howard Zinn to Robert Creeley to Camille Paglia Ram Dass. A diverse lot. This letter was not used.

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THE QUIET OF THE LAND

STAFFORD, William

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
[New York]: Nadja, (1979). First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. Printed dark brown wraps. One of only 26 lettered and SIGNED copies of a total edition of 226.

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MOVING THE HOUSE.

(STAFFORD, William). WENDT, Ingrid. (HOCK, Rick)

  • Edition: First edition, presentation issue, specially bound by the publis
  • Book condition: A fine copy [issued without dust jacket].
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(STAFFORD, William). MOVING THE HOUSE. Poems by Ingrid Wendt. Foreword by William Stafford. Photographs by Rick Hock. Brockport, New York:: Boa Editions,, 1980. First edition, presentation issue, specially bound by the publisher, limited to 14 copies signed by Ingrid Wendt and William Stafford ('for presentation purposes'). . A fine copy [issued without dust jacket]. . Signed by William Stafford and Ingrid Wendt on half-title page (as issued). [colophon states: "fourteen copies... numbered i-xiv, signed by Ingrid Wendt and William Stafford, have been retained by the publisher for presentation purposes"; total printing was 1200 copies, fifty of which were specially bound]. Octavo, cloth spine, marbled paper-covered boards, 71 pages.

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  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
(Rexburg, Idaho): Honeybrook Press, 1984. Fine. First edition. String-tied wrappers. Fine. One of 26 lettered copies Signed by the poet.

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