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Leviathan with a Hook

by Johnson, Kimberly

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Veery Books
Published
2002
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892552825
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New York: Persea Books, 2002. 69 pp. Author's first book. Johnson's poems have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New Yorker, Pequod, and The New England Review. She has received the Eisner Prize in Poetry, the Merton Prize for Poetry of the Sacred, and the Cook Prize. 'Come loose your dogs on me-- / I've slipped through the… Read more
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Of the Knowledge of Good and Evil: Poems

by Bradley, George

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Veery Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394589985
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$6.00

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New York: Knopf, 1991. 64 pp. dj light crinkling at edges, tanning to edges of flaps, price sticker shadow in pastedown. Otherwise fine. 'When the Queen of Darkness heard his voice, / That mortal stranger, saw him lift the lyre / And watched the dull throng of dead rejoice / To hear him tell of earth and earth's desire, /… Read more
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The New York Quarterly; 1976, Number 18

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Published
1976
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Good
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New York: New York Quarterly Poetry Review Foundation, 1976. 115 pp. Bumps to corners, darkening of wraps. Printed on Park Avenue Ivory paper by the Capital City Press, Montpelier, Vermont. Full-page photo of Snodgrass by Layle Silbert. Contents: Craft Interview with W. D. Snodgrass; William Meredith. Illustrated Wraps. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Partisan Review 4; 1983 Volume L, Number 4

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Published
1983
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Very Good
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Boston: Partisan Review, 1983. 154 pp. 486-640. Writers in Exile: Politics and Ideology--Boris Schragin, Stanislaw Baranczak, Erazim Kohak, Leszek Kolakowski; Encounters with the West--Sergei Dovlatov, Yuz Aleshkovsky, Vladimir Voinovich, Andrei Siniaski. Fiction: Italo Calvino--Park Bench Vacation, Saturday of Sun, Sand, and Sleep. Articles: William Phillips--Four Portraits; Pico Iyer--The World According to Beattie; Marjorie Welish--Flesh and the Devil in Figure Painting;… Read more
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Allerlei Heiteres in Franfurter Mundart

by Stoltze, Adolf

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Veery Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Zweite, Erweiterte Auflage
ISBN
9783782902656
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$10.00

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Frankfurt am Main`: Verlag Waldermar Kramer, 1982. pp. 128. Illustrated orange cloth. Very good, price sticker removed from ffep, top corner bumped. Otherwise fine. Six illustrations including a representation of a bronze relief of the poet by August Bischoff (1939). Humorous verse. 'Die Fankforter Sprach,' 'Kaiser Karl erfindt den Appelwei,' 'Die Patientin,' 'Die Ratt,' 'Adam-un-Evabrunne,' and others. . Zweite, Erweiterte… Read more
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Partisan Review; 1971 Volume XXXVIII, Number 1

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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Boston: Partisan Review, 1971. 127 pp. 9-127. Cover by Larry Rivers and Terry Southern. Articles: America II, cont.,--William Appleman Williams, Michael Harrington, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Circus at Varna--Norman Birnbaum. Poems: John Hollander, jerome Nathanson. Stories: Trotsky in Exile (A Play) by Peter Weiss; Spies I have Known by Doris Lessing. Arguments: The Politics of Terror by Martin Jay. Contemporary Nonsense.… Read more
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Contemporary Poetry in America

by Boyers, Robert (ed.)

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Veery Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$14.50

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New York: Schocken, 1975. pp. 370. Six portraits by Michael Dolen: Roethke, Lowell, Berryman, Rich, Nemerov, Ashberry. Poetry and Meaning--Nemerov; American Poetry Today--Rosenthal; An Interview with Stanley Kunitz; Robert Lowell's Middle Years--Pearson; On John Berryman--Bayley; On Randall Jarrell--Mazzaro; On Theodore Roethke--Kunitz; On John Ashberry--Bloom; On Sylvia Plath--Oates; On Adrienne Rich--Boyers; An interview with W. D. Snodgrass; On Charles Olson--Pops; On… Read more
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Without Saying: New Poems

by Howard, Richard

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Veery Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$24.99

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New York: Turtle Point Press, 2008. 108 pp. Near Fine. First edition. A hint of a bump to one corner. Contents: Only Different; Pederasty; To Constantine Cavafy; The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus by Castor and Pollux; Mind Under Matter; Ediya: an interview; Family Secrets; Exposures: I. Taken for a Ride; II. Concerning an Invasion of Privacy.. First… Read more
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Contemporary British Poetry - An Anthology, TriQuarterly 21

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: Northwestern University, 1971. pp. 338. Like new but for two nearly invisible bumps to wraps. This issue was 'not for sale outside the continental United States.' Includes D. M. Thomas, David Jones, Anselm Hollo, Hugh MacDiarmid, Ken Smith, Basil Bunting, Peter Whigham, Charles Tomlinson, Lee Harwood, Ted Hughes, John Daniel, Christopher Middleton John Montague, George MacBeth, Harry Guest, Ian… Read more
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The New York Quarterly; 1978, Number 20

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Published
1978
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Fair
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New York: New York Quarterly Poetry Review Foundation, 1978. 116 pp. Bumps to corners, darkening of wraps, light damp stain affecting pages, as seen in photo. Printed on Olde Style by Edwards Brothers, Ann Arbor. Photographs of Richard Eberhart by William Packard. Full-page photo of Richard Eberhart by Layle Silbert. Craft Interview with Richard Eberhart; Vignettes; Charles Bukowski--Hello Wm.… Read more
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Archaic Figure

by Clampitt, Amy

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Veery Books
Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394750903
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New York: Knopf, 1987. 113 pp. Light wear. 'we drop everything to listen as a / hermit thrush distills its fragmentary, / hesitant, in the end / unbroken music. From what source (beyond us, or / the wells within?) such links perceived arrive-- / diminished sequences so uninsistingly / not even human . . .'--from 'A Hermit Thrush.' . Illustrated… Read more
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Agni 44; Number Forty-Four

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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Boston: Boston University, 1996. 254 pp.; a-j; contributor's notes; Ads. Contains Poetry, Fiction, Essays, Reviews, Documents. Poetry by Chinua Achebe, Hayden Carruth, Jane Hirschfield, Alvaro Mutis, Oksana Zabuzhko, James Laughlin, Robert Bly, Marvin Bell, Linda Bamber, Andrew LaBonte, Joshua Weiner, Sue Standing, Joyce Carl Oates, Muar Alsadir, Mark Halliday, Sugawara Katsumi, Claire Malroux, Marilyn Hacker, Dzvinia Orlowsky, and others. Fiction… Read more
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Das Marienleben

by Rilke, Rainer Maria

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Veery Books
Published
1912
Condition
Fair
Edition
Later Printing
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Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1912. 26 pp. + Inhalt + adv. Spine completely missing, beautiful paper-covered boards showing soiling and rubbing, ffep 4-inch rip at spine, repairable. Bookseller's sticker of Franz Leo & Comp, Vienna, on verso of ffep. Lovely p.o. inscription in German on 2nd free endpaper, dated 1916. A thirteen poem cycle set to music by Paul Hindemith in… Read more
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Louise Bogan: A Portrait

by Frank, Elizabeth

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Veery Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394524849
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New York: Knopf, 1985. 460 pp. Almost no wear to book and dj. and no significant faults. P.O. signature (copy editor and professor). || Reviews from Vogue and The New Yorker and Knopf's Pulitzer announcement, presumably from the New York Times, included. ||'By temperment she was not a euphoric character and in her life she had much to endure. What,… Read more
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Sphere of Silence Broken

by Wolkonsky, Lana

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Veery Books
Published
1996
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780965330602
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Lana Wolkonsky, 1996. 70 pp. Light rubbing to the black dj. 'Oh brave New York in your / Intoxicable Splendor I profess / My faith to match your steely will . . .'. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1950. 80 pp. 404 lots. Edges of wraps with wear and soiling, a light stain to fore edge, else fine. Lots 64 to 293 are devoted to Robert Frost. Reproduced herein: Inscription by Robert Frost in the unique copy of his first book; Inscription of L. Frank Baum, Chicago 1900, autograph copy of the poem, The… Read more
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The New York Quarterly; 1975, Number 17

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Published
1975
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Good
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New York: New York Quarterly Poetry Review Foundation, 1975. 115 pp. Bumps to corners, darkening of wraps. Printed on Park Avenue Ivory paper by the Capital City Press, Montpelier, Vermont. Full-page photos of Wakowski and others by Layle Silbert. Contents: Craft Interview with Diane Wakoski; John Hall Wheelock--Address to Existence; Josephine Jacobsen--Fountain of Arethusa; William Meredith--Squire Hazard Walks; Kay… Read more
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A. O. Barnabooth: His Diary

by Larbaud, Valery 1881-1957

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Reprint in One volume of first American
ISBN
9780704300712
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$11.50

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London: Quartet Books Ltd., 1991. pp. 318. New with slight, if any, wear. Originally translated from the French by Gilbert Cannan in 1924. Introduction by Alan Jenkins. Originally published by Gllimard in 1913 as A. O. Barnabooth, ses oeuvres completes. 'Lend me your deafening racket, your smooth-running speed, / Your nocturnal snaking through Europe and its lights, / O luxury… Read more
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Drowned Lands

by Kane, Paul

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781570033407
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Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2000. 74 pp. A small black mark on the dj, visible in picture. The James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series, edited by Richard Howard. 'Paul Kane was born in the village of Cobbleskill, in upstate New York. He received degress from Yale University and the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he was a… Read more
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Poetry from Pakistan : An Anthology (Jubilee Ser.)

by Pakistani Poets

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Veery Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195778144
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$23.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1998. Jacket has minor soiliing and rubbing, Red Cloth of biding has 1 inch bubble, perhaps a manufacturing defect. Pages clean, tight and bright. Poets: Abbas Husain, Athar Tahir, Farida Faizullah, Ghulam Farduddin Riaz, Gulzar Bano, Mansoor Y. Sheikh, Masood Amjad Ali, Moeen Faruqi, Mona Hassan, Nishat Wasim, Perveen Pasha, Shahbano Bilgrami,… Read more
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