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New Directions in Prose and Poetry 23
New York, New Directions. 1971, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, brown cloth covered boards with silver spine titles. 216pp. including brief biographical notes on the authors. Includes poems by Robert Duncan, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, William Bronk, Robert Bly, Gary Snyder, Denise Levertov and Carl Rakosi, along with prose works by Charles Henri Ford, James Purdy, Walter Abish and Walter Hamady. A very tight, clean, unmarked and unread volume with fresh cloth and pages, in a crisp, tight, sharp dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Virtually AS NEW. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07226
USD 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1741]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry, New Directions, American, Poet, Poem, Verse, Literature, Prose, Short Story, Fiction, Novel, Anthology,

 
ADAMS, CHARLES FOLLEN.
Dialect Ballads
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1888. 1888. Hardcover. Book, Small octavo, taupe cloth boards with blind-stamped gilt and colored cover decorations. 136pp. plus 4 pages of ads. Illustrated by 'Boz' with many line sketches. Near fine with discreet previous owner's name on blank preliminary. The most minimal of surface rub at spine tips and very light surface soil on rear panel. A tight and fresh interior and with quite minor flaws described a near fine copy. Fine.
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Book number: 00641
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2232]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Dialect, Yawcob Strauss, Ballads, Dutch, German-American, Pennsylvania Deutsch Poetry

 
AMMONS, A. R.
Collected Poems 1951-1971
New York, W.W. Norton. 1972, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 396pp. including index of first lines . A very fine, tight, clean copy in with very fresh cloth and clear gilt. In dust jacket with clipped tip of bottom corner on foldover but price still intact at top corner and a quarter tone of sunning towards bottom of spine, else fine. National Book Award Winner sticker on front panel. A very fine volume in a quite near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09169
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5802]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ammons, Poet, Award, Winning, Prize, National Book Bollingen, Nature, New York, North Carolina, Modern, Literature, American, Verse, Poetry

 
AMMONS, A. R.
Collected Poems 1951-1971
New York, W.W. Norton. 1972, First Edition. Cloth. Book, First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 396pp. including index of first lines . A very fine, tight, clean copy in with very fresh cloth and clear gilt. In dust jacket with clipped tip of bottom corner on foldover but price still intact at top corner and a tinge of toning at top edge of front foldover, else fine. A very fine volume in a very near fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy and virtually AS NEW. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10115
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 60 | £UK 51.5 | JP¥ 7587]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ammons, Poet, Award, Winning, Prize, National Book Bollingen, Nature, New York, North Carolina, Modern, Literature, American, Verse, Poetry

 
AMMONS, A. R.
Collected Poems 1951-1971.
NY: W.W. Norton Co. (1972). F. (ISBN: 0393042413). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 396pp. including index of first lines. A fine, tight, clean copy in a near fine dust jacket with clipped tip of bottom corner on foldover but price still intact at top corner and barely perceptible lightening (less than a quarter tone) to spine, else fine. With circular gilt sticker "1973 National Book Award" on front panel. A fine volume in a very near fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 02361
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 | £UK 45.5 | JP¥ 6695]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0393042413 Smmond, Poet, Award, Winning, Prize, National Book Bollingen, Nature, New York, North Carolina, Modern, Literature, American, Verse, Poetry

 
AMMONS, A.R.
Garbage
New York, W W Norton. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0393312038). Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Small octavo, light brown stiff wraps. 101pp. Advance Reading Copy, with promotional card laid in. A very tight, crisp and unread copy. Fine. Fine.
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Book number: 04004
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.25 | JP¥ 3124]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0393312038 Ammons, Garbage, Poet, American, Award, Winner, Winning, National Book Modern, Cornell, Verse, Poem, Arc, Advance Copy, First Edition, Modren First, Poetry Reading Arc

 
AMMONS, A. R.
Glare
New York, W W Norton. 1997, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, Octavo, black cloth spine over charcoal grey paper covered boards. 294 pp. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume with sparkling spine gilt and bright white pages, in a very tight, crisp, sharp, sparkling unclipped dust jacket under mylar protector. Fine in fine dust jacket. Flawless. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08051
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1919]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ammons, New York, Cornell, Award, Winner, Winning, National Book Bolingen, Nature, Lyric, American, Modern, Tennessee, Kentucky, Appalachia, Verse

 
AMMONS, A.R.
Six-Piece Suite
Winston-Salem, NC: Palaemon Press, [1978]. 1978, F. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 16mo. sewn marbled paper wraps with printed title label. 16pp. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION #171/200. Slight discoloration of the title endemic to this issue due to the glue used, else a pristine, flawless copy. Fine. Fine. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 04199
USD 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 39 | £UK 33.25 | JP¥ 4909]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ammons, Limited, Numbered, Signed, Palaemon, Hand, Fine, Small, Press, Special, Modern, First Edition, Modern First, Poet, Nature, Award, Winning, Winner, Prize, National Book Poem, Lyric, Cornell, Southern, Poetry

 
AMMONS, A. R.
Worldly Hopes
New York, W W Norton. 1982, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, black cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 51pp. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Laid in is a bookplate SIGNED by Ammons. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS New. As New/As New. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 07346
USD 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 39 | £UK 33.25 | JP¥ 4909]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ammons, Cornell, Ithaca, Poetry, Poem, Poet, Nature, Comtemplative, Lyrical, Modern, Award Winning, Winner, Prize, National Book Award, Bollingen, Verse, Signed, First ,Edtition

 
ANDERSON, JACK.
Toward the Liberation of the Left Hand.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1977). 1977, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0822933586). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Slim octavo, quarter bound in brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt decoration and spine titles. 74pp. plus list of publications and colophon. LIMITED to 50 copies numbered and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. #42/50. Fine without dust jacket as issued. One of the Pitt Poetry Series. Very crisp fresh and unread. As New/Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 00965
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 4017]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0822933586 Jack Anderson, Pitt Poetry, Verse, Signed, Limited, American, Modern, Literature, Poet

 
ASHBERY, JOHN
Ei Bolgje Og Andre Dikt (A Wave and Other Poems)
Oslo: Solum Forlag, 1996. F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, putty colored cloth covered boards. 92pp. Actually a selected works translated into Norwegian by Grethe Fosse. Includes poems from Shadow Train, Houseboat Days, The Tennis Court Oath, A Wave, And The Stars Were Shining, among others. TEXT IN NORWEGIAN. A very tight, clean, fresh and unmarked volume in a dust jacket with light crease at top edge, else fine. Fine in very good plus dust jacket. Scarce. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 04297
USD 14.80 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1651]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ashbery, John New York, York School, Poem, Poet, Verse, First Edition, Ei Bolgje, Award, Prize, Winning, Winner, Guggenheim, National Book Pulitzer Lyric, Modern, American, Translation, Norway, Scandinavia, Norwegian, Poetry

 
ASHBERY, JOHN
Hotel Lautreamont
New York, Alfred A Knopf. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0679415122). Cloth. Book, Large octavo, white cloth spine over white paper covered boards with silver spine titles. 157 pp. plus acknowledgments, biographical note on author and colophon. A collection of poems from one of America's leading and most awarded poets, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award among many others. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread collector's copy in a tight, crisp, sharp, sparkling dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Pristine. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 07767
USD 37.50 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 4184]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0679415122 Poetry Poetic Works Author, Ashbery, Modern, New York, School, Verse, Poet, Poetry, Poem, Lyric, Winner, Award, Prize, Pulitzer, National Book France, French, Collection

 
ASHBERY, JOHN
Three Plays
Calais, VT: Z Press, 1978. 0, F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, maroon cloth covered boards with pale pink paper spine label. 160pp. plus colophon. LIMITED EDITION NUMBERED 75/500. A very tight, fresh, clean, unmarked and unread volume in a bright, crisp, sharp, dust jacket. Very fine in very find dust jacket. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 04298
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 37.75 | JP¥ 5579]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ashbery, John New York, Limited, School, Poem, Poet, Verse, First Edition, Drama, Theater, Theatre, Award, Prize, Winning, Winner, Guggenheim, National Book Pulitzer Lyric, Modern, American, Play Poetry

 
ASHBERY, JOHN
Three Madrigals
Poet's Press, Poet's Press. 1968, First Edition. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Square 12mo in original purple wraps. LIMITED, NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY ASHBERY, #131/150 on limitation page. A perfectly fresh, unmarked, crisp, sharp and fine copy with the exception of the inevitable fine line of sunning at spine edge. Very near fine. Near Fine. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 04306
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.5 | £UK 68 | JP¥ 10042]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ashbery, John New York, York School, Poem, Poet, Verse, First Edition, Signed, Inscribed, Award, Prize, Winning, Winner, Guggenheim, National Book Pulitzer Lyric, Modern, American, America, Poetry

 
AUDEN, W. H. (ED.)
The Criterion Book Of Modern American Verse.
NY: Criterion Books, 1956. F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, pale grey cloth covered boards. 336pp. including index of authors and index of first lines. An excellent copy, very tight and fresh, with one tiny soil mark on front board else fine, in a crisp, sharp dust jacket with a couple of very short closed edge tears and slight dust/soil to spine, else fine. Despite the very minor defects noted a very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket and uncommon thus. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 02588
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1785]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Auden, Verse, Poet, Poetry, Poets, American, First, Modern First Edition, Criterion, Anthology, Poetry

 
AUSTER, PAUL
Collected Poems
Woodstock: Overlook Press, (2004). 2004, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 1585674044). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Tall octavo, navy blue cloth spine over charcoal gray paper covered boards. 205pp. The Collected Poetry of this modern American novelist and dramatist. A very tight, fresh, clean, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Virtually as new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 05306
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2455]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 1585674044 Poetry Poetic Works Author, Auster, Modern, American, New York, Literature, Verse, Poet, Lyric, Novel, Novelist, Play, Fiction, America, Prose, Prose Poem , Screenplay

 
BACA, JIMMY SANTIAGO
Martin & meditations on the South Valley (Introduction by Denise Levertov),
New York, New Directions. 1987, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First printing. Octavo, cream colored boards. xviii, 104 pp. Inroduction by Denise Levertov. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright unmarked volume in a crisp, sharrp, bright dust jacket. Very inconpicuous prior owner blindstamp at bottom corner of ffep, else fine. Near fine ini fine dust jacket. UNCOMMON. Near Fine.
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Book number: 07543
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.25 | JP¥ 2544]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Apache, Native American, Mestizo, Race, Baca, Levertov, Poetry, Poems, Poet, Indian, Narrative, Epic, Award, Winning, Winner, Prize, Before Columbus Foundation.

 
BEATTY, JAN
Mad River
Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press. 1996. (ISBN: 0822955709). Soft cover. Book, Octavo, illustrated stiff wraps. 63 pp. plus biographical note on the author. SIGNED BY JAN BEATTY on title page "To J___ and B______ Hope you enjoy! Jan Beatty, 2/3/99". Winner of the 1994 Agnes Starrett Lynch Poetry Prize and part of the Pitt Poetry Series. A tight, clean, bright, crisp, stiff, square, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. AS NEW. As New. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 08936
USD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 2098]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0822955709 Poetry (Poetic Works by One

 
LOUVAT, BENEDICTE AND DOMINIQUE MONCOND'HUY (EDITORS).
Racine Poete
Poitiers, FR: La Licorne, (1998). 1998, 1st Edition. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, illustrated white stiff wraps (paperback). 417pp. A symposium of essays and articles exploring Racine's dramatic works through the lens of his poems. A very tight, fresh, bright, clean, square, crisp, stiff, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. Fine. Fine.
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Book number: 05082
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2901]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Racine, Poetry, Poet, Play, Playwright, French, France, Religious, Moral, Drama, Theater, Theatre, Verse, Narrative, Free, Rhymed, Alexandrine, Classic, Literature, Literary, Criticism Theory, Modern, Music, Notation, Choir, Chorus, Greek, Choral,

 
BERGONZI, BERNARD.
Reading The Thirties.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1978. 1978, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, black cloth covered boards. 157pp. with extensive notes and index. A critical review of the Isherwood, Auden, Spender constellation which came up in the thirties in England. Fine in a fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 00890
USD 14.40 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1607]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Isherwood, Auden, Graham Greene, Orwell, Spender, Macniece, British English Literature, Gay, Homosexual Fiction

 
BERRYMAN, JOHN.
The Dream Songs.
NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969). F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, navy blue cloth covered boards. Top edge stained salmon. 427pp. including index of first lines and index of titles. A very tight, clean copy toned at very bottom edge of front board, else fine in a crisp, sharp brilliant dust jacket with one very closed short edge tear, else fine. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 02802
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 4017]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Berryman, Confession, Confessional, Poet, Verse, Shakespeare, Teacher, Literature, Modern, American, First, Award Winning, Pulitzer, National Book Award, Author, John Poetry

 
BERRYMAN, JOHN. [BEN SHAHN]
Homage To Mistress Bradstreet A Poem with Pictures By Ben Shahn
New York, Farrar Straus & Cudahy. 1956, First Edition. Decorative Hardcover. Ill.: Ben Shahn. Book, First Printing. Tall octavo, pictorial boards. Top edge stained red. 57 pp. plus 3 pp. of notes. Cover illustration of black on beige with a red spine, matching the dust jacket which has red front title box and red spine background to titles all by Ben Shahn and illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Ben Shahn. Berryman's First Book of poetry. A landmark in modern American poetry by this Pulitzer prize winning poet. This copy extraordinarily well-preserved and flawless. Very tight, very bright, clean, unmarked and apparently unread. Perfect inside and out, in an equally beautiful untouched, very tight, crisp, sharp, bright unclipped dust jacket. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Absolutely pristine. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 09323
USD 156.00 [Appr.: EURO 137.5 | £UK 117.75 | JP¥ 17406]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ben Shahnshahn, Ben, Berryman, John, Confessional, First, Book, Modern, Edition, Decoration, Decorated, Illustrated, Poem, Poet, Poetry, Puritan, Early, Historic, Bradstreet, Verse, Pulitzer, Prize, Winning, Winner, Award, , Colonial, New England, Colonie

 
BERRYMAN, JOHN.
Stephen Crane
NY: William Sloane Associates (1950). 1950, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, burgundy cloth boards. 347pp. with index. Near fine in very good dust jacket. 1/4" felt tipped asterisk on corner of front pastedown else fine in a dust jacket with a couple of small chips at head of spine and one at heel with light edgewear and price clipped. Overall a sound and presentable copy of an uncommon title. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 00546
USD 22.40 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2499]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Berryman, Stephen Crane, Literary Criticism, Poetry

 
BRADY, PHILIP
Forged Correspondences
Binghamton, NY, New Myths Press. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0938621033). Soft cover. Book, Octavo, red illustrated stiff wraps (paperback). 101 pp. Laid in is a TLS (typed letter signed) from author Philip Brady to fellow author Nick Coles thanking him for a reading at Youngstown State dated in the year of publication. WARMLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY POET PHILIP BRADY on title page to author Nick Coles. A very tight, clean, crisp, sharp, stiff, square, glossy, sparkling, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. FINE. Flawless. AS NEW. An uncommon association copy with TLS. As New. Inscribed by Author(s).
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Book number: 08423
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1919]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0938621033 Brady, Philip, Nick Coles, Poetry, Poem, Poet, Verse, Lyric, Modern, American, Ohio, Reading. First, Edition, Inscribed, Signed, Tls, Letter, Association

 
BRAND, MILLEN
Local Lives, Poems About The Pennsylvania Dutch
New York: Clarkson Potter, (1975). F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, blue cloth spine over mustard yellow paper covered boards. 526pp. including index. A very tight, fresh and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 03609
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.25 | JP¥ 2678]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Pennsylvania, German, Immigrant, Settler, Ethnic, Poem, Poet, Poetry, Verse, Narrative, Lyric, Literature, Ethnology, Lancaster, York, American, History, Historical, Criticism, Anthology, Allentown, Reading, Middle, Poetry

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