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Kings: An Account of Books One and Two of Homer's Iliad

by LOGUE, CHRISTOPHER

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Published
1991
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Text toned at edges, otherwise fine in original wrappers.
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First Edition
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London: Faber and Faber, 1991. First Edition. Paperback. Text toned at edges, otherwise fine in original wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5 x 7.75 in. 86 pp. Signed by Christopher Logue on title page.
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image of War Music: An Account of Books 16 to 19 of Homer's Iliad

War Music: An Account of Books 16 to 19 of Homer's Iliad

by LOGUE, CHRISTOPHER

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Published
1988
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Text toned at edges, otherwise fine in original wrappers.
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First Paperback Edition, First Printing
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London: Faber and Faber, 1988. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Text toned at edges, otherwise fine in original wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5 x 7.75 in. 85, [1 blank] pp. Inscribed by Christopher Logue on title page in year of publication.
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image of The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology

The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology

by RAMANUJAN, A.K.

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Published
1967
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Near fine in original green cloth and near fine dust jacket.
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First Edition
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original green cloth and near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.25 x 8.5 in. 125, [3 blanks] pp. Complimentary copy to Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls, Harvard Professor of Sanskrit, with publisher's complimentary card and slip laid in.
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A Laughter in the Mind

by LAYTON, IRVING

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Published
1958
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Near fine in original pictorial french flap wrappers.
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First Edition
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Highlands, NC: Jargon Books / Jonathan Williams, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial french flap wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8 in. 54 pp. Jargon 28. Covers reproduction is from "Flower and Frog," a contact print by Frederick Sommer (Prescott, AZ).
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The Beloved Witness

by ALI, AGHA SHAHID

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Published
1992
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Fine in original red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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9780670845248
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New York: Viking, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. 72 pp. The Beloved Witness is a selection from all five published books of Ali's poetry up until 1992.
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Ridge to Ridge, Poems 1990-2000

by IRBY, KENNETH

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Published
2001
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Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
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First Edition
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9780962604669
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Ann Arbor, MI: OtherWind Press, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 58 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Nicely inscribed to fellow poet Jonathan Williams with drawing and line of verse on the half-title page.
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77 Beasts: Basil King's Beastiary

by KING, BASIL; ANDREW CROZIER, Introduction

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Published
2007
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Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
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First Edition
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9780978555351
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New York: Marsh Hawk Press, 2007. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 160 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of artworks by King. Cover art by Basil King.
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Mahler

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN

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Published
1969
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Fine in original two-tone paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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9780206616755
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London / New York: Cape Goliard Press / Grossman Publishers, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original two-tone paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.75 x 10 in. Unpaginated. Cover and title page illustrations by R.B. Kitaj. "Mahler is a sequence of forty-four responses to the forty-four movements of Gustav Mahler's ten symphonies by the poet… Read more
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Jargon 31: 14 Poets, 1 Artist (A New York Portfolio); December 12-14, 1958, New York

by BLACKBURN, PAUL, BOB BROWN, EDWARD DAHLBERG, et al., Poets

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Published
1958
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Fine original sheets, fine lettered yellow wrappers and near fine lettered manila envelope.
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First Edition
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Highlands, NC: Jargon Society, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Fine original sheets, fine lettered yellow wrappers and near fine lettered manila envelope.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. 14 loose leafs, each featuring one poet and reproduction illustration of poet by Fielding Dawson. Jargon 31. Poets include Paul Blackburn, Bob Brown, Edward Dahlberg, Max Finstein, Allen Ginsberg, Paul Goodman, Denise… Read more
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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley

by CREELEY, ROBERT; ROD SMITH, PETER BAKER, and KAPLAN HARRIS, Editors

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Published
2014
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Fine in original black paper-covered boards, as new and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
ISBN
9780520241602
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Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original black paper-covered boards, as new and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xxxviii, 467 pp.
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Sources

by JOHNSTON, DEVIN

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Published
2008
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Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
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First Edition
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9781933527161
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New York: Turtle Point Press, 2008. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 5 x 8 in. 74 pp. Inscribed to fellow poet Tom Meyers on the half-title page. Cover photograph by Masahisa Fukase (1979).
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Love Poems for Robert Mitchum

by PETERS, ROBERT; MICHAEL HATHAWAY, Editor

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Published
1992
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Near fine in original stapled pictorial wrappers.
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First Edition
ISBN
9780943795201
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Saint John, KS: Chiron Review, 1992. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original stapled pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. 29 pp. Signed by Robert Peters on the title page.
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Studies-Cuts, Shots, Takes; A Notebook Sequence, August-December 1999

by IRBY, KENNETH

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Published
2001
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Fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781889960050
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Lawrence, KS: First Intensity Press, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.75 in. 48 pp. Nicely inscribed on the front free endpaper with drawing to fellow poet Tom Meyers. First Intensity Chapbooks #2.
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Art and Letters: Vol. III, No. 1, Winter 1920

by RUTTER, FRANK, Editor; OSBERT SITWELL, Poetry Editor

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Published
1920
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Very good in original lettered wrappers, usual wear to cover edges.
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First Edition
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London: Art & Letters, 1920. First Edition. Paperback. Very good in original lettered wrappers, usual wear to cover edges.. Quarto. 7.5 x 10 in. iv, 51 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Thirteen contributors (of poetry, prose and drawings) includes T.S. Eliot's "The Duchess of Malfi and Poetic Drama," published here to precede Eliot's well-loved "The Waste… Read more
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Zibaldone

by LEOPARDI, GIACOMO; MICHAEL CAESAR and FRANCO D'INTINO, Editors

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Published
2013
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Fine in original red paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First American Edition, First Printing
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9780374296827
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original red paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Thick quarto. 6.5 x 9.5 in. lxxxvi, 2502 pp. Translated from the Italian by Kathleen Baldwin, Richard Nixon, David Gibbons, Ann Goldstein, Gerald Slowey, Martin Thom, and Pamela Williams.
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Poasis: Selected Poems 1986-1999

by JORIS, PIERRE

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Published
2001
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Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, mild sunning to spine.
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First Edition
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9780819564351
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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, mild sunning to spine.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 198 pp. Inscribed to fellow poet Tom Meyers on the half-title page.
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The Noose-A Retrospective: 4 Decades

by CREWS, JUDSON

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Published
1980
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Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, pink endpapers.
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First Edition
ISBN
9780915008162
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Placitas, NM: Duendes / Tooth of Time Publications, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, pink endpapers.. Octavo. 5 x 8 in. Unpaginated. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of collage artworks by John Brandi. Limited run of 500 copies.
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Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation

by MITCHELL, STEPHEN, Translated by

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Published
2000
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Light spotting to edges, otherwise fine in original two-toned boards and fine dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
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New York: Harmony Books, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Light spotting to edges, otherwise fine in original two-toned boards and fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.875 x 9.5 in. 223, [1 blank] pp. Briefly inscribed by translator Stephen Mitchell on half-title.
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Antologia [2-Volume Set]

by NERUDA, PABLO; ISIDORA AGUIRRE, Editor

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Published
1994
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Previous ownership signature, otherwise fine in red bonded leather, with red ribbon markers.
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First Edition
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Bibliografica Internacional, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Previous ownership signature, otherwise fine in red bonded leather, with red ribbon markers.. Octavos. 6.25 x 8.5 in. 1,144 pp. in total. Text in Spanish.
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Poet's Poems No. 12 Jonathan Williams

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN; SAPPHO, LORINE NIEDECKER, KENNETH PATCHEN, et al.

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Published
2002
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Fine in original saddle-stitched printed wrappers.
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First Edition
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(Belper, Derbys): Aggie Weston's Editions, 2002. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original saddle-stitched printed wrappers.. Pamphlet. Small, thin octavo. 5.5 x 7.875 in. [20] pp.
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