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The Astonishment of Apples: poems on love and betrayal [signed with doodle]

by Kauffman, George, art by Anna and facsimile letter from Jean Rhys

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Published
1992
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Berkeley: The Cherry Street Fault, 1992. 50p., 5.5x8.5 inches, poems, reproduction of a letter from Rhys on inner rear cover, signed with a doodle on half-title page by the poet, very good first edition chapbook in stapled pictorial wraps. By a Bay Area educator and poet. The letter from Rhys praising his poems was one of her last letters.… Read more
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Short Waves (poetry) [inscribed & signed]

by Ramos, Peter

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Published
2003
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Fox River Grove: White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2003. 24p., 5.5x8.5 inches, personal inscription to a fellow poet signed and dated Nov. 2003 by the poet, very good first edition chapbook in stapled pictorial wraps. Winner of the White Eagle Coffee Store Press Fall 2002 Poetry Chapbook Contest. Poet is a professor whose father was a Venezuelan immigrant. … Read more
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New York: Something Else Press, 1967. 16p. includes covers, 5.25x8.25 inches, alternating font styles and colors (pink, red, blue), purposely faded strikes to deep dark print, foxing else good first edition chapbook in white stapled printed wraps. A Great Bear Pamphlet #11. Lists previous 10 Great Bear pamphlets on rear cover and Notes on the Author on inner rear… Read more
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£25.38
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Naiad Press [press release]

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Published
1992
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Tallahassee: Naiad Press, 1992. Single 8.5x11 inch press release on Press letterhead printed one side onl;y, very good condition. Announcement of the forthcoming January 1, 1993 Twentieth birthday.
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Yellow Horn

by Micheline, Jack [Harold Martin Silver] cover by Jack Geiser

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Published
1975
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£21.75

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San Francisco: Golden Mountain Press, 1975. Paperback. [34p] 5.5x8.5 inches, poems and a song with music notations and lyrics, lightly-used and soiled first edition paperback in yellow pictorial wraps. Likely his second book after arriving in San Francisco.
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Les Mares: 5 poems [inscribed & signed by a printer]

by Braddock, Margaret, illustrations by Robin Green

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Published
1995
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Oxford: Privately Printed by Sophie & Robin Waterfield, 1995. 7p. + 3 illustrations including color frontis, 5.75x8.25 inches, note, #69/100 copies, keepsake chapbook in stapled pictorial wraps, brief inscription signed by Robin Waterfield dated December 1995. A keepsake publication by the Waterfield to commemorate 50 years of marriage. The inscription states that this copy is one of 10 surviving… Read more
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Poems of Dr. Innisfree

by Micheline, Jack [Harold Martin Silver]

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Published
1975
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San Francisco: Beatitude Press, 1975. Paperback. [44p] 5.5x8.5 inches, poems and prose, bio, lightly-worn, toned and soiled first edition paperback in light blue printed wraps. Micheline's first book in ten years after "In the Bronx" and "East Bleeker Street: a play
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Midnight Mass

by Bowles, Paul

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780876854778
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£14.50

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. Paperback. 162p., heavily-foxed edges else good limited first hardcover edition in quarter0-cloth over decorative boards, paper spine title label, clear mylar jacket. Short stories. Black Sparrow also published a limited number of hardcover editions.
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Dark

by Hoa, Nguyen, images by Suloni Robertson

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Published
1998
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San Francisco: Mike & Dale's Press, 1998. 50p., 6.75x8.25 inches, poems, photos, very good first edition chapbook limited to 300 copies in stapled yellow wraps. Poetry.
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Pioneers of Modern Poetry [signed]

by Peters, Robert L. & George Hitchcock, editors

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Published
1967
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San Francisco: Kayak, 1967. 68p., 6.75x8.5 inches, preface, notes, illustrations, poetry, persobnal inscription signed by Robert Peters, fair first edition booklet in toned, stained pictorial wraps with rusty stapled and mild musty scent.
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Song of Becoming: poems

by Maple, John

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780931122149
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Cambridge: West End Press, 1979. [22p] 5.5x8.5 inches, poet bio on rear illustrated with photo of the poet and his wife, good first edition chapbook in stapled pink pictorial wraps with sunned spine-foldand at edges. Family photo on front cover. Poetry by a foundry worker in Kansas. Title poem is on the death of his son at the age… Read more
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The Poet as Ice-Skater [signed by all]

by Peters, Robert, Meredith Peters, Paul Mariah and Robert Berner

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Published
1975
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South San Francisco: Manroot Books, 1975. Paperback. 52p., letter U of 26 lettered copies, signed by the poet with flower doodle, Meredith Peters, Paul Mariah and Robert Berner, very goodfirst edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps with mylar jacket, bookmark laid-in with illustration of Goethe as ice-skater with huge erection drawn by Robert Berner.
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The Poet as Ice-Skater [signed]

by Peters, Robert

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Published
1975
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South San Francisco: Manroot Books, 1975. Paperback. 52p., one of 1,000 copies, personal inscription to Bay Area bookseller Peter Howard signed by the poet, very goodfirst edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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Lions in the Stream [signed]

by Young, Ian & Richard Phelan, Paul Mariah association

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Published
1971
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Scarborough, Ontario: Catalyst, 1971. 20p., 5.5x8.5 inches, poetry by both poets, personal inscription to poet Paul Mariah signed by Young on inner front cover and dated 1972, plus a 4p. Catalyst catalog for 1972 laid-in, mild toning to covers at spine fold otherwise very good first edition chapbook limited to 300 copies in stapled pictorial wraps, photo of the… Read more
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Nueva Cuenta

by Gutierrez, Freddie

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Published
2015
ISBN
9780996617222
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Oakland: Nomadic Press, 2015. Paperback. 32p., 5x7 inches, very good slim paperback chapbook in white pictorial wraps. Latino poet who works with disadvantaged youth and prisoners, based in Oakland.
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image of In this land of lustrous song. From the film Dreams of Sparrows by Hayder Mousa Daffar and the Iraq Eye Group

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San Francisco: Sore Dove Press, 2005. Four-panel broadside, 8.5x11 inches; "printed in an edition of 75 signed copies of which 70 were numbered and 5 were lettered with a color painting on the cover" this one signed on the cover but not numbered. Very good.
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Unmasking the Fire: Bali Journals

by Brandi, John, & Renee Gregorio

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781881544104
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Farmington NM: Yoo-Hoo Press, 2000. 30p., cover and the single in-text illustration are b&w collages, softbound, a pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch stapled wraps. Apart from a couple of crimps or pressure-marks to covers, quite sound, clean and unmarked. A couple of American tourists grok this very-accessible Asia, get married there, think Bali is excellent. American standard chapbook series; sub-standard… Read more
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Paradise, CA: Dustbooks, 1975. Magazine. 7p. including covers, stapled wraps, 8.25 x 11 inches inches, wraps worn, rust stain and 1/2 inch closed tear on front wrap, sticker shadow on rear wrap, else good condition.
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Paradise, CA: Dustbooks, 1975. Magazine. 39p. including covers, stapled wraps, 8.25 x 11 inches inches, wraps worn, front wrap lightly toned along top edge, address label of Gay Sunshine magazine on rear wrap, else good condition.
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Paradise, CA: Dustbooks, 1975. Magazine. 15p. including covers, stapled wraps, 8.25 x 11 inches inches, wraps worn and lightly foxed, sticker shadow on rear wrap, else good condition.
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