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Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

by Whitman, Walt

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1882
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Philadelphia: Rees Welsh & Co, 1882. Very Good. Seventh edition, one of the fourth through the seventh printings that have no differentiation. 382 pp. with portrait of Whitman inserted after p. 28. Bound in publisher's dark mustard cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good+ with minor mottling to cloth and shelf wear, tiny stain to rear cover, a few… Read more about this item
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Living at the Movies
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Living at the Movies

by Carroll, Jim; Larry Rivers [Art]

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First Edition
Published
1973
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New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973. First Edition. First edition, cloth issue. xii, 100 pp. Bound in publisher's reddish orange cloth with gilt spine lettering. A little sunning to cloth and faint dampstain to rear, else Fine in a Very Good dust jacket, small closed tears to front panel, tiny chip to rear panel, light dampstain visible on verso of… Read more about this item
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These Are the Ravens (Pamphlet Series of Western Poets)
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These Are the Ravens (Pamphlet Series of Western Poets)

by Everson, William

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First edition
Published
1935
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San Leandro, CA: Greater West Publishing Co, 1935. First edition. First edition. Signed by William Everson on the front wrapper with his later nom de plume Brot[h]er Antonius in parentheses. 12 pp. Bound in publisher's stapled wraps. Near Fine, pages slightly unevenly toned with age. The San Francisco Renaissance poet's first book, from the collection of fellow poet Kirby… Read more about this item
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Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays
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Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays

by Oliver, Mary

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
2003
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Boston: Beacon Press, 2003. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Mary Oliver on the title page. [xiv], 67, [3] pp. Bound in publisher's blue boards over dark blue cloth lettered in metallic silver at the spine. Near Fine with trivial edge wear, faint smudge to upper board, related newspaper clipping at front pastedown,… Read more about this item
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Shakespeare in Harlem
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Shakespeare in Harlem

by Hughes, Langston

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
1942
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition stated, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth boards with titles stamped in lilac over orange cloth spine stamped in black. Near Fine with trivial lean to binding, slight wear to spine ends. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with darkening to spine panel,… Read more about this item
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Poemas Postumos: Canciones Musicales Divan del Tamarit
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Poemas Postumos: Canciones Musicales Divan del Tamarit

by Garcia Lorca, Federico

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First edition
Published
1945
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Mexico City: Ediciones Mexicanas, 1945. First edition. First edition. 104, [5] pp. Bound in publisher's wraps with onionskin removable jacket. Text in Spanish. Fine in a slightly toned and chipped jacket. Leaves unopened. Posthumously-published poems by the acclaimed Spanish poet.
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The Goblin Tower
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The Goblin Tower

by Long, Frank Belknap; [H.P. Lovecraft]

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First edition
Published
1935
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Cassia, FL: Dragon-Fly Press, 1935. First edition. First edition, first printing. [iv], 25 pp. Bound in dark crimson leatherette (contemporary?) with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine, a few small scuffs to binding. One of only 100 copies, most of which were never bound, of a fantasy poetry collection by a good friend of H.P. Lovecraft. Lovecraft set the type… Read more about this item
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Longshot Pomes For Broke Players
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Longshot Pomes For Broke Players

by Bukowski, Charles

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First edition
Published
1962
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New York: 7 Poets Press, 1962. First edition. First edition. Signed by Charles Bukowski on title page, inscribed to fellow writer Norman Winski "with similarities of aspect and confusion -- Charles Bukowski." Two hand corrections to text, likely by Bukowski. [44] pp. Illustrated from drawings by Bukowski; photo of Buk in the short author biography section in the back.… Read more about this item
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Poems 1947-1954
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Poems 1947-1954

by Kees, Weldon

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First edition
Published
1954
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San Francisco: Adrian Wilson, 1954. First edition. First edition. Signed by Weldon Kees on the front free endpaper in black ink, inscribed to former owner, San Francisco, January 1955. 82, [1] pp. Bound in publisher's patterned boards with brown cloth backstrip, paper spine label. Near Fine with worn tips, spine label a little toned and worn. Rear portion of… Read more about this item
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Pomes Penyeach
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Pomes Penyeach

by Joyce, James

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1927
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London: Shakespeare and Company, 1927. First Edition. Good. First trade edition, first printing. A fantastic association copy, signed by legendary publisher Sylvia Beach with a contemporary inscription dated Paris August 18, 1928 opposite rear paste-down. Bound in publisher's pale green boards faded to tan, with errata slip tipped in at rear. Good, with cracking at spine leaving binding… Read more about this item
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Shakespeare's Sonnets
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

by Shakespeare, William; Helen Vendler [Introduction]

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1997
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San Francisco, California: The Arion Press, 1997. First Edition Thus. Near Fine. First edition thus. Number 155 of 200 copies.The type is handset Bulmer and Stylescript, with Monotype Bulmer for the introduction and index of first lines. [26], 154, [12] pp. Bound in publisher's red-brown goatskin spine and red-brown floral brocade cloth over boards; contained in a slipcase… Read more about this item
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The Octopus Frontier
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The Octopus Frontier

by Brautigan, Richard

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Used
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First edition
Published
1960
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San Francisco: Carp Press, 1960. First edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by Richard Brautigan on the title page. Bound in publisher's staple-bound printed wraps. Near Fine with light wear to wraps, faint staining to rear cover, contents lightly tanned. A rare early chapbook by the author of Trout Fishing in America, rarely seen signed.
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No Voyage
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No Voyage

by Oliver, Mary

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1963
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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1963. First Edition. Very Good+/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green paper-covered boards with spine lettered in gilt. Very Good+ with bumped corners, tape ghosts to endpapers and scattered foxing to contents. In a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket with minor toning to spine, light foxing and light… Read more about this item
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The Raven and Other Poems
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The Raven and Other Poems

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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First edition
Published
1845
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£17,241.40

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New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. First edition. First edition. [vi], 91, [1] pp. with half title present. Bound in late 19th century full dark green morocco with five raised bands to spine, elaborately stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, beautiful gilt turn-ins, blue marbled endpapers. Penciled note on prelim states "Bound Aug. 23/96." Very Good+, sunned and slightly… Read more about this item
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The Gold of the Tigers: Later Poems
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The Gold of the Tigers: Later Poems

by Borges, Jorge Luis; Alastair Reid [Translator]

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First American edition
Published
1977
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc, 1977. First American edition. First American edition. Signed by Jorge Luis Borges on the title page. 95 pp. Bound in publisher's reddish orange boards with white cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine in Fine dust jacket. A collection of later poems by the acclaimed Argentinian writer. As his vision failed him he… Read more about this item
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In Praise of Darkness
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In Praise of Darkness

by Borges, Jorge Luis; Norman Thomas di Giovanni [Translator]

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First American edition
Published
1974
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc, 1974. First American edition. First American edition. Signed by Jorge Luis Borges on the half title. 142 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth with black cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, lightly shelf worn. A collection of poems by the acclaimed Argentinian writer.
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Songs from an Afro/Phone: New Poems
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Songs from an Afro/Phone: New Poems

by Redmond, Eugene B.

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Edition
First edition
Published
1972
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East St. Louis, IL: Black River Writers, 1972. First edition. First edition. Signed by Eugene B. Redmond, inscribed to former owner and dated 1973. 63pp. Bound in publisher's wraps. Very Good, lightly worn with a slight bump to the top edge. An early collection by the St. Louis poet associated with the Black Arts Movement.
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Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

by Whitman, Walt

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First edition, second state
Published
1855
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Brooklyn, NY: [The Author], 1855. First edition, second state. First edition, second state of the copyright page, second state of p. iv with "cities and" correct, in Myerson's Binding B. [viii, reviews as noted in Myerson], 95pp. with author portrait at front on thin paper, mounted on thicker paper. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth with elaborate blindstamping and… Read more about this item
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Alla Breve Loving
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Alla Breve Loving

by Wright, C.D.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1976
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Seattle: Mill Mountain Press, 1976. First Edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by C.D. Wright on the title page, inscribed to fellow poet/publisher Douglas Blazek. 30 pp. Bound in publisher's blue wraps lettered in black. Very Good+ with light fading to spine and top edges, light soiling to wraps. The late Rhode Island poet laureate's rare first book, her… Read more about this item
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Children Coming Home
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Children Coming Home

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1991
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Chicago: The David Company, 1991. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. [vi], 20, [3] pp. printed on rectos only. Bound in publisher's original stiff wraps. Near Fine with slight bumping to corner and light surface indents at rear cover. Gwendolyn Brooks' self-published collection of poems, voice-monologues of twenty imagined young characters from Chicago's South Side. … Read more about this item
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