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image of My Cavafy: chance encounters [inscribed_signed]

My Cavafy: chance encounters [inscribed & signed]

by Orphanos, Stathis, photography, Constantine Cavafy, poetry, translations by Evangelos Sachperoglou, preface by Gore Vidal

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780977879106
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Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 2006. Hardcover. unpaginated, 11.5x14 inches, personal inscription signed by Stathis on frist flyleaf preface, contributors, monograph of 50 b&w photograps of nude men and portraits of elders with English-language poems on facing pages, limited to 5000 casebound copuies, fine first edition stated in gray satin cloth decorated with a Yannis Tsarouras Wreath in gilt,… Read more
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Between sueño and halcyon [inscribed & signed]

by Pérez, A M [Martin] photos by Rafael Maldonado, jr., drawings by Jenny

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Published
1980
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Santa Barbara and La Tierra, CA: Plankton and Evergreen Press Publishers, 1980. Paperback. 41p., illustrated with drawings by Jenny and photographs by Puerto Rican photographer Rafael Maldonado, personal inscription signed by the poet dated August 1980, very good first edition trade paperback original in white pictorial wraps.
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Kalliope: a journal of women's art: vol. 3, #1, Fall 1980

by Bedell, Betty, editor, Robin Morgan, lyn lifshin, Maxine Kumin, Ruth Moon Kempher et al.

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Published
1984
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Jacksonville: Kalliope Poetry and Fiction Collectives, Florida Community College, 1984. Paperback. 72p., 6x9 inches, poetry, prose, art & photography, very good literary arts journal in stapled white pictorial wraps.
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Bare Knuckles

by Lopez, Richard

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Published
2003
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Sacramento: 24th St. Irregular Press, 2003. [4p] 1.75x2 inches, poem in miniature booklet, stapled pictorial wraps in original 2.25x3.5 inch envelope with pictorial label attached announcing the poet's August 9th reading at The Book Collector. Poems-for-All #257. Miniature booklet in envelope scattered around Sacramento on buses, trains, in restrooms & coffee shops etc.
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The Hedge

by Campbell, Rona, afterword & glossary by Prof. Hovhannes I. Pilikan, cover by John Piper

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780906192139
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London: Counter-Pointe, 1988. Paperback. 72p., afterword, glossary very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. First book of poetry by the Welsh-Irish poet from Chichester. Of interest is the 22p. afterword by the Prof. which spends 16p. raging against homosexual and lesbian feminist poetry and poets. Nothing in the poetry warrants this.
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Tri Loka: three poems

by Argüelles, Ivan, Jack Foley blurb on rear cover

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Published
2001
ISBN
9781893541726
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£11.03

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Bedford, MA: Potes & Poets Press, 2001. Paperback. 175p., very good first edition trade paperback original in bright orange decorative wraps. Latino poet from Minnesota who was concieved in Mexico; active for years in Berkeley. Beat influenced. Twin brother of José Argüelles and father of Alexander Argüelles.
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From My Heart Revolution

by Tirado, George

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Published
1994
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San Francisco: Road Kill Press, 1994. [16p 5.5x8.5 inches, ten prose poems, dampstain that bleeds all the way through from cover to page eight, fair chapbook in red stapled pictorial wraps. Chicano poet, a Tenderloin spoken word fixture who died at 44 in 2009.
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Oscuridad Divina [inscribed & signed]

by Caulfield, Carlota, prólogo de Juana Rosa Pita, cover by Leonor Fini

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Published
1987
ISBN
9788486662080
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Madrid: Editorial Betania, 1987. Paperback. 71p., text in Spanish, foreword, poems, glossary, personal inscription signed by the poet in SF 1988, very good first Spanish edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Colección BETANIA de Poesía. Originally published in English in 1985. Cuban American poet.
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Visitation

by Chavez, MK

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Published
2008
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San Antonio: Kendra Steiner Editions, 2008. [8p] printed recto-only, 5.5x8.5 inches, #4/77 copies, very good chapbook in stapled pictorial wraps. Kendra Steiner Editions #90. 8 short connected pieces about the poet's trips to visit her dying mother in hospital as a little girl. Latina poet from Berkeley.
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Yólogos

by Godoy Rescalvo, José Antonio

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Published
1980
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Miami: Editorial Rex Press, 1980. Paperback. 106p., including photos of the Cuban American poet and his family, texts in Spanish, English and French, ink stamp on front blank else very good first edition trade paperback in white wraps. Signed by the author on page 7.
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image of Descent to Mictlan: the land of the dead (trance poem in the Nahua mode)

Descent to Mictlan: the land of the dead (trance poem in the Nahua mode)

by González, Rafael Jesús

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Published
1996
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Oakland: The Oakland Museum of California and Poets & Writers, 1996. 8p., stapled wraps, 5.25x8.5 inches, very good condition. Poetry/performance piece by the El Paso-born poet.
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Seaglass

by Zamora, Elder

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Published
2014
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[Arroyo Seco?]: Arroyo Seco Press, 2014. Paperback. 25p., 5.5x8.5 inches, very good chapbook paperback in white pictorial wraps. Chapbook Series #3. From the poet's web site: "Elder Zamora is a writer residing in Southern California. He holds a degree in English and is a curator of the San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival.
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image of Poemas pe-que pe-que pe-que-ñitos / Very very short nature poems

Poemas pe-que pe-que pe-que-ñitos / Very very short nature poems

by Galarza, Ernesto

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Published
1972
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San Jose, CA: Editorial Almaden, 1972. Paperback. 64p. children's book, illus. with black & white photos, wraps with binder's tape spine, 8.5x5.25 inches, wraps silverfished else good condition. Text in English and Spanish. Colección Mini-Libros.
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Poems of an Alaskan [inscribed & signed]

by Moreno, Phil

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Published
1982
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Sitka: Self-published by the poet at Arrowhead Press, 1982. [20p] 5x7 inches, personal inscription with quote signed by the poet on inner cover, very good third printing with additions chapbook in stapled white pictorial wraps. Native Alaskan poet from Sitka.
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image of The Hawk and other poems [inscribed_signed]

The Hawk and other poems [inscribed & signed]

by Baker, Glen

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Published
1947
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£33.08

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Prairie City, IL: The Press of James A. Decker, 1947. Hardcover. 43p., generic inscription signed by the poet, lightly-worn first edition in brown cloth boards and gilt. Lyrical love poems and a sequence on the Confederacy which praises "Black Fury" Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis.
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Transplanted: poems

by Leija, Luisa

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Published
2009
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npl: Self-published by the author, 2009. Pamphlet. [30]p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good condition. Text in English and Spanish.
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Language as Gesture: essays in poetry

by Blackmur, Richard P.

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780231052955
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. Paperback. vi, 440p., wraps, 5.25x8.25 inches, very good later printing of a work originally published in 1952. A Morningside Book.
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The ashes of six million Jews

by Blair, Fred

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Published
1946
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Milwaukee, Wis: People's Book Shop, 1946. 23p., staplebound booklet, covers worn and soiled. Cover illustration by Joseph Eisler. Poem by the then-chair of the Communist Party of Wisconsin, "dedicated to the Wisconsin men who died in the immortal Abraham Lincoln Brigade fighting Franco fascism in Spain.
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Sentences: poems [inscribed & signed]

by Nemerov, Howard

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780226572604
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980. Hardcover. 85p., personal inscription signed as Howard by the poet, very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. The author's first book of poetry after winning the National Book Award and Pulitzer for his Collected Works.
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The Sad Saga of Corn-holed Dan McGrew [joke card]

by Anonymous

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no date
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no place: no pub, no date. 3.25x5.5 inch card printed one-side only with a bit of doggerel, toning both sides else good. A parody of The Shooting of Dan McGrew, replacing gunplay with sodomy.
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