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Translations from the Chinese
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Translations from the Chinese

By Waley, Arthur

New York: Vintage Books, 1968. V-156. "This volume ... represents the greatest work of the English-speaking world's foremost advocate and student of Eastern literature. CONTENTS: Preface; ca. 200 poems. 326+ pages. CONDITION: A Very Good Minus copy - tight, square, and unmarked, with two small cover-corner creases and light shelf-wear. its pages are very faintly age-tanned. This attractive copy is now in a clear protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Illus. by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.75

Howl - The Voice of UNM Taos - Volume VII, Spring 2013
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Howl - The Voice of UNM Taos - Volume VII, Spring 2013

By Katherine Spess [Faculty Advisor]; Jack Twitty [Editor-in-Chief];

Taos, New Mexico: UnM-Taos Department of English, 2013. From a limited edition of 600 copies. The Literary Journal of the Arts of UNM-Taos is "a reflection of the literary and artistic endeavors from both inside UNM-Taos and the wider Taos community." CONTENTS: Faculty Advisor Statement; Student Government Message; Editors' Message: "Synchronicity"; poetry, prose, and artwork; Bios of Contributors and Editors. 94 pages, generously illustrated with photos and images, most in full color. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmaked, uncreased "as new" copy with no apparent shelf-wear now in a clear protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Limited Edition. Soft Cover. New (Very Fine). Illus. by Claire Tiwald (cover art). 6" x 9". Limited Edition.

$13.78

Poems 1923-1954
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Poems 1923-1954

By Cummings, E. E.

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1954. A monumental volume of poeams by a truly unique Amarican master. CONTENTS: Tulips and Chimneys (1923); & (1925); XLI Poems (1925); is 5 (1926); W [ViVa] (1931); no thanks (1935); New Poems [from Collected Poems] (1935); 50 Poems (1940); 1 x 1 (1944); XAIPE (1950). 468 pages. CONDITION: A square, solidly-bound copy with moderate shelf-wear to its overall Very Good covers, plus slightly rumpled spine ends and a couple tiny cover spots. The Fine interior is near-pristine - unmarked, uncreased, and without age-tanning. Its Fine-condition replacement dustjacket is bright, unmarked, uncreased, and with negligible shelf-wear.. Clothbound Hardcover. Very Good/Fine (replacement). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.75

Nachynkoyu - Verses with "Filling" [COLORING BOOKwith POETRY]
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Nachynkoyu - Verses with "Filling" [COLORING BOOKwith POETRY]

By Tetyana Yakovenko and Olena Korzh

Zhitomir, Ukraine: Evenok O.O., 2012. A delightful artist-inscribed booklet full of line-drawing-illustrated poems and brief tales (in Ukrainian), intended for artful coloring by children. CONTENTS: See accompaning san image of the Table of Contents. 16+4 pages. CONDITION: A bright, solid, umarked, uncreased copy with minimal shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Signed and Inscribed by the Artist. Assumed First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Fine. 8.25" x 11.75".

$11.88

The Spectator - Vol. IV, No. 2 - February 13, 1967 [NEWSPAPER-FORMAT]
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The Spectator - Vol. IV, No. 2 - February 13, 1967 [NEWSPAPER-FORMAT]

By James Retherford (editor); Elvis Stahr (University President); Martin Agronsky; Will Inman; Jim Brody

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University, 1967. NOTE: This is not an issue of the respected British magazine, but rather a provocative Indiana University weekly student newspaper - from the Viet Nam War era. CONTENTS: On Flagging the Course and Waving the Flag (challenging the University President's pro-war position); Some Reflections of Campus Controversy (Stahr); Politics of the University Budget; Agronsky on Viet Nam; Poets Who Cannot Spell (Inman); Avant-Garde Soviet Music (Brody). 20 pages. CONDITION: An age-tanned copy with moderate shelf-wear and a strong horizontal mid-page crease. A few pages are marked, but not obscuring any of the text material. This fascinating window on the Vietnam era (and on the 1960s arts avant-garde) is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Loose Folio (Newspaper Format). Good. Illus. by Cnthia Beishline (photographs). 11" x 15.5". Newspaper-Magazine.

$13.78

The Song of the Nibelungs - A VerseTranslation from the Middle High German Nibelungenlied
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The Song of the Nibelungs - A VerseTranslation from the Middle High German Nibelungenlied

By Frank G. Ryder (translator)

Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press, 1962. WB15. A truly great medieval German-language epic poem (consisting of 39 adventures), brilliantly translated by Professor Frank G. Ryder. CONTENTS: Translator's Preface; Introduction (substantial); the text. 421 pages. CONDITION: a Good Plus copy - solid, square, and creased on the covers (but not on the spine), with some underlining and margin annotations plus one tape-repaired back cover corner. This nevertheless quite respectable copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Second Printing - 1963. Trade Paperback. Good. Small 8vo.

$6.65

Just Intonations
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Just Intonations

By Lawson Fusao Inada

Ashland, Oregon: Graven Images Gallery Press, 1996. A beautiful example of "intimate collaboration", the poet and Sumi-e artist achieving a unity of expression rarely seen. CONTENTS: Foreword (Inada); Visceral Music, Let the Rhythm, Let the Release, Let the Let!, This One That One, Just Intonations (each poem juxtaposed with Kostka's artwork); Postscript (Kostka). 24 pages, including covers. CONDITION: a bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased Fine copy with negligible shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Fine. Illus. by Robert Kostka [Sumi-e]. 7.25" x 11". Chap Book.

$14.25

Centering - In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person
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Centering - In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

By Richards, M.C. [Mary Caroline]

Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1989. A classic in the literature of sel-f realization and self-awareness. CONTENTS: Foreword to the Second Edition (Matthew Fox, 1988); New Introduction (M.C. Richards); The Arithmetic, the Bush, and the Plan; [I] Centering as Dialogue; [II] Centering as Transformation; [III] Poetry; [IV] Pedagogy; [V] Ordeal by Fire: Evolution of Person; [VI] Recovery of the Child in Manhood. About the Authors. 159 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with light shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Second Edition. Large Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by George Ancona (cover). 7" x 8.25".

$11.16

Just Intonations
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Just Intonations

By Lawson Fusao Inada

Ashland, Oregon: Graven Images Gallery Press, 1996. A beautiful example of "intimate collaboration", the poet and Sumi-e artist achieving a unity of expression rarely seen. CONTENTS: Foreword (Inada); Visceral Music, Let the Rhythm, Let the Release, Let the Let!, This One That One, Just Intonations (each poem juxtaposed with Kostka's artwork); Postscript (Kostka). 24 pages, including covers. CONDITION: a bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased Fine Minus copy with light shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Fine Minus. Illus. by Robert Kostka [Sumi-e]. 7.25" x 11". Chap Book.

$13.78

Sphinx - A Novel
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Sphinx - A Novel

By Thomas, D. M.

Toronto, Canada: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1986. "A haunting novel of the cold war between truth and lies, set in present-day London, Rome, and Leningrad, Stalin's Moscow, and the St. Petersburg of the Czars." 248 pages. CONDITION: The book itself is bright, solid, square, and unmarked, with negligible shelf-wear. Its dustjacket - now in a clear mylar (removable) protective cover - is is unmarked and uncreased, also with negligible shelf-wear. [***NOTE: The cloudiness apparent in the cover scan images is scanner glare on the mylar cover, not rubbing to the cover itself.]. First Edition. Hard Cover - Cloth Spine. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Raphael Oblinski (cover art). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.65

Apraksin Blues - No. 14 - "Another Game" (2007) [RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE ARTS JOURNAL]
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Apraksin Blues - No. 14 - "Another Game" (2007) [RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE ARTS JOURNAL]

By Tatyana Apraksina, John Dotson, Olga Meerson, Marina Unksova, Albert Einstein, James Mantieth, Pablo Tisdeia, N. Serov, Alexander Markovich, and Franz Kamin, contributors

Arroyo Seco, California: Apraksin Blues, 1995. A remarkable Russian-language arts journal, founded in September 1995 and edited by poet-painter Tatyana Apraksina. CONTENTS: Another Game (mondo blues) [Apraksina]; Connected Disconnectedness [Dotson]; Heart of Stone? What Is It? [Meerson]; Nonconformism and Modernity [Unksova]; Religion and Science: Irreconcilable? [Einstein]; Civilized Garden [Mantieth]; Blues Unloving the Blues [Tisdeya]; Ritual Palette of Red Girls [Serov]; West-Eastern Cross [Apraksina]; Trinity Evolution in Three Revelations of Art [Markovich]; Like Alexander [Scriabin]'s Son [Kamin]; Other People [Apraksina]; Letters. 74 pages. CONDITION: a new, manufacturer-sealed, bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased copy. This beautiful, sealed copy is additionally rnclosed in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Side-Stapled Wraps. As New (Very Fine). Illus. by Tatiana Apraksina. 8.5" x 11". Journal.

$9.50

10 Sound Texts - excerpted from Perspectives of New Music, Fall-Winter 1980//Spring-Summer 1981 [REPRINT]
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10 Sound Texts - excerpted from Perspectives of New Music, Fall-Winter 1980//Spring-Summer 1981 [REPRINT]

By Stein, Charles

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1981. Ten innovative sound texts from 1978, to be used for improvised performances of sound poetry. They were actually generated as graphic representations of previous improvisatory performances organized by George Quasha. 16 pages. CONDITION: now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board. NOTE: This small item will be shipped with a complimentary upgrade to trackable First Class on domestic (US) orders.. Reprint. Stapled Pages. Very Good. 6" x 9". Article Reprint.

$7.13

Peguy Socialiste [FRENCH LANGUAGE]
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Peguy Socialiste [FRENCH LANGUAGE]

By Challaye, Felicien

Paris: Amiot - Dumont, 1954. An insightful study of the socio-political philosophy of the great French poet and essayist Charles Peguy. CONTENTS: Introduction; Enfance et adolescence de Peguy; L'Ecole Normale; Le socialisme Peguyste; A la librairie Georges Bellais; Aux "Cahiers de la Quinzaine"; Ma collaboration aux "Cahiers de la Quinzaine"; La personnalite de Peguy - constantes et variations; La fidelite au socialisme; L'evolution religieuse et la fidelite au Bergsonisme; L'exasperation du nationalisme; L'art de Peguy; Les deux Peguy. 334 pages (in French only). CONDITION: A substantially worn cover with edge-/corner-wear, rubbed/soiled covers with missing chips - in the upper-right corner of the front cover and at both spine ends - plus an archival-tape-repaired spine-edge split. The interior fares much better, however, compromised only by age-tanning to the pages and a few annotations on the rear free endpaper. This nevertheless remains a respectable copy - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 5.5" x 7.5".

$13.30

Lost and Found
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Lost and Found

By Blair Vail Mackin, Cloud sparrow, Cori Kresge, Pete Lombardi, Juliana Quant, Rich Vail Mackin, Emily Quant, Emily Vetsch, Contributors

Lulu.com, 2008. An often deeply moving collection of poems, here self-published by a group of friends, as a labor of love - signed and briefly inscribed by one of the contributors. CONTENTS: individual sections for each poet, followed by Contact Information; About this book; Visual Art credits. 198 pages, illustrated. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with minimal shelf-wear, compromised only by a bump/scuff on the rear spine-bottom tip. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Signed and Inscribed. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.50

Fulcrum - Number Five - an Annual of Poetry and Aesthetics - 2006
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Fulcrum - Number Five - an Annual of Poetry and Aesthetics - 2006

By Sean O'Riordan, Charles Baudelaire, Guillaume Apollinaire, Carlos Drummond, Arthur Rimbaud, Gerard Malanga, Marjorie Perloff, Pierre Joris, Renee Ashley, John Brooks Wheelwright, Malcolm Cowley, R.P. Blackmur, Dudley Fitts, and many other Contributors

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Fulcrum, 2006. "A unique annual of literary and intellectual substance." Signed and Inscribed by Editor Philip Nikolayev. CONTENTS: See the three accompanying scan images of the Table of Contents. 544 pages. CONDITION: a bright, solid, square, unmarked, possibly unread Fine Minus copy with minimal shelf-wear and a small, ultra-faint back cover corner crease - its interior pristine. This beautiful copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Large Softcover. Fine Minus. Illus. by e.e.cummings, Esther Pullman. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Journal.

$13.78

Entre Terre & Pierres [BOOK & COMPACT DISC]
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Entre Terre & Pierres [BOOK & COMPACT DISC]

By Paul Leroy, Marc, and Fabien Deflorenne, Coordinators

Grez-Doiceau, Belgium : Maelstrom - Reg'ART, 2008. A new, near-pristine copy of the introductory catalogue-announcement of the Belgian artistic movement "Reg'ART". It includes among its members artists in various disciplines: painters, poets, musicians, sculptors, writers, comedians, photographers, choreographers, dancers, composers, portraitists, filmmakers, designers, master glassmakers and ceramicists. The following artists are represented by brief biographical sketches and examples of their work: Altamirano Xavier (painter), Cordier Laurence (ceramist), Couteaux Isabelle (sculptor), Camus Lucienne (sculptor), d'Andrimont Marthe (painter), de Duve Ninon (painter), Depre Celine (plasticienne), de Vogelaere Jean-Philippe (poet-critic-journalist), de Bois de Vroylande Louise (painter), Dupont Pierre-Alain (photographer), Ganz Otto & Amatheu Catherine (plasticiens), Gillot Marc (composer-musician) [NOTE: The enclosed 27-minute CD contains his suite "The Fifth Element".], Jacqmain Danielle (poet), Lacroix Nicole (painter), Legrand Eveline (recitante), Leroy Paul (painter-poet-musician), Manesse Claude (painter), Vankrinkelveldt Marc (painter-sculptor), Nell Dominique (painter-sculptor), Neve de Mevergnies Catherine (portraitist), Nyst Christine (photographer), Nyst Genevieve (poet), Paul Chrystiane (aquarelle painter), Poreye Nicolas (sculptor-painter), Rahir Claude (painter-mosaic artist), Ann Schmitz (painter), Terlinden Stephane (ceramist), Tollet Joseph (aquarellist-poet), Thys Marie (sculptor), Tuerlings Gilbert (sculptor-glass artist), Van Ginneken Liesbeth (painter), Van Hove Marie (painter)Van Hulle-Verlant Celine (choreographer-dancer), Van Noppen Emmanuelle (painter of animals), Viesvil Jacques multi-artist), and Wiard Tinou (ceramist). . First Edition. Soft Cover. As New (Very Fine). Illus. by Pierre-Alain Dupont (photography). 8.25" x 8.25". Art Book & Compact Disc.

$35.63

Purchase Poetry Review [6] Volume Six (1982)
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Purchase Poetry Review [6] Volume Six (1982)

By Anne Bratach & Synn, Editors; Pamala Abrams, J. Berkow, Anne Bratach, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Drew Claxton, Charis Conn, Nancy Coombs, Helene Eisman, Judi Erickson, Lora Gobel, Ona Gritz, Hal Hartley, Debra Heller, J. Izzo, Contributors (more listed be

Purchase, New York: Purchase College - SUNY, 1982. Purchase College, State University of New York - early 1970s brainchild of Nelson Rockefeller, designed as the perfect "menage a trois" of arts, liberal arts, and sciences - hip, intense, an isolated oasis, an honors/pass/no-credit grading system. Then came the budget cuts and the insidious letter-grade quantification of achievement, along with Albany's increasingly conservative answers to the question: "What is higher education?" The campus has always been fertile soil for poetry, blossoming as "art", self-therapy, protest, confession, or escapism. Here is another annual selection of works, mostly by students but with an occasional contribution from professors and staff (also including Frank Kazynski, R.P.Kracik, Richard Lann, Debrah Levy, Elizabeth Logun, Janet Magnussen-Morgan, Jody O'Neil, Inez Risseew, Lee Schlesinger, Robin Schoen, Susan Schwartz, Elizabeth L. Shaw, Michele Madigan Somerville, Paul Spillenger, Carole Stewart, Eric Stull, and Synn), plus work by "outsiders" Mitchel Cohen, Jill Hoffman, Evelyn Horowitz, David Lehman, Jim McInerny, George Mosby Jr., Louis Phillips, and Ruth Lisa Schechter. Professor Lee Schlesinger served as Faculty Advisor for this issue. 51+ pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with backing board. . Side-Stapled Wraps. Fine. 7.75" x 11".

$9.74

Apraksin Blues - Signal Edition # 10/18 "Inversion" (2002)  [ARTS JOURNAL - ENGLISH EDITION]
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Apraksin Blues - Signal Edition # 10/18 "Inversion" (2002) [ARTS JOURNAL - ENGLISH EDITION]

By Tatyana Apraksina, A.A Kurbanovsky, David K. Hugus, Michael Bogan, Margot Grych, and James Wesley Mantieth, contributors

Monterey, California: Apraksin Blues, 2003. A remarkable Russian-language arts journal, founded in September 1995 and edited by poet-painter Tatyana Apraksina, this issue consisting of English translations from the June 2002 Russian edition by James Wesley Mantieth. CONTENTS: See accompanying scan image of the Table of Contents. 60 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, unmarked copy with negligible shelf-wear (creased only on the straight scored line adjacent to the binding staples). This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Side-Stapled Wraps. Fine. Illus. by Tatiana Apraksina. 8.5" x 11". Journal.

$9.50

The Horses of Achilles and other Poems
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The Horses of Achilles and other Poems

By Minkin, Bertram

Taos-El Prado, New Mexico: Wilderness Bookstore Press, 1975. An excellent selection of Minkin's poetry - most appearing here for the first time. 24 pages. From the back cover: "Greece inspires lots of sentimental romantic gush, but Bertram Minkin has the good sense to treat Greek subjects with classical precision. Graceful yet controlled, his poems should please those who know Greece well." - Peter Bien. CONDITION: a bright, tight copy with light shelf-wear, a touch of discoloration and a tiny corner crease on the back cover. This handsome, collectible copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with archival backing board.. Signed and Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Very Good. 5.5" x 8.5". Chap Book.

$9.98

Purchase Poetry Review [6] Volume Six (1982)
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Purchase Poetry Review [6] Volume Six (1982)

By Anne Bratach & Synn, Editors; Pamala Abrams, J. Berkow, Anne Bratach, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Drew Claxton, Charis Conn, Nancy Coombs, Helene Eisman, Judi Erickson, Lora Gobel, Ona Gritz, Hal Hartley, Debra Heller, J. Izzo, Contributors (more listed be

Purchase, New York: Purchase College - SUNY, 1982. Purchase College, State University of New York - early 1970s brainchild of Nelson Rockefeller, designed as the perfect "menage a trois" of arts, liberal arts, and sciences - hip, intense, an isolated oasis, an honors/pass/no-credit grading system. Then came the budget cuts and the insidious letter-grade quantification of achievement, along with Albany's increasingly conservative answers to the question: "What is higher education?" The campus has always been fertile soil for poetry, blossoming as "art", self-therapy, protest, confession, or escapism. Here is another annual selection of works, mostly by students but with an occasional contribution from professors and staff (also including Frank Kazynski, R.P.Kracik, Richard Lann, Debrah Levy, Elizabeth Logun, Janet Magnussen-Morgan, Jody O'Neil, Inez Risseew, Lee Schlesinger, Robin Schoen, Susan Schwartz, Elizabeth L. Shaw, Michele Madigan Somerville, Paul Spillenger, Carole Stewart, Eric Stull, and Synn), plus work by "outsiders" Mitchel Cohen, Jill Hoffman, Evelyn Horowitz, David Lehman, Jim McInerny, George Mosby Jr., Louis Phillips, and Ruth Lisa Schechter. Professor Lee Schlesinger served as Faculty Advisor for this issue. 51+ pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag with backing board. . Side-Stapled Wraps. Fine. 7.75" x 11".

$9.50

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