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Poetry

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1 A Celebration of Young Poets: Michigan Fall 2002
Logan, UT Creative Communication, 2003 Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Oversized hardcover, bound in pictorial boards. Very light shelf-wear with no writing or other markings. Gift quality. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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A Wreath For Edwin Markham: tributes from the poets of America on his Seventieth Birthday April 23, 1922
2 A Wreath For Edwin Markham: tributes from the poets of America on his Seventieth Birthday April 23, 1922
Chicago The Bookfellows, 1922 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Unusual item in the trade in this condition and state, having been signed by a member of The Bookfellows (Margaret Reynolds), and with her book-plate gracing the front paste-down. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Hand-sewn, rough-cut pages, and with a lovely black-and-white photograph of the poet Edwin Markham (who lived another 18 years) laid in. Illustrated paper over boards, cloth-back, with gilt-wreath to front. Internally fine and crisp. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; 47 pp. First Edition, one of only 300 copies printed. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Driver's Side Airbag
3 Driver's Side Airbag
Los Angeles Undulating Bedsheets Productions, 1994 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Stapled orange covers, probably Issue #21, probably from 1994. Front cover illustration contributed by Blair Wilson, and with poems contributed by Ron Androia, TOny Bledsoe, Evan Dorkin, Kent Gowran and others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Essays from the Chap-Book, Being a Miscellany of Curious and Interesting Tales, Histories, &c;
4 Essays from the Chap-Book, Being a Miscellany of Curious and Interesting Tales, Histories, &c;
Chicago Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Pictorial covers in tan, blue cloth-backed, and with deckle-cut page edges. Includes writings from Alice Morse Earle, Norman Hapgood, Richard Henry Stoddard, and others. Previous owner's book-plate inside front flap, else clean, unmarked. 262 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Essays from the Chap-Book, Being a Miscellany of Curious and Interesting Tales, Histories, &c;
5 Essays from the Chap-Book, Being a Miscellany of Curious and Interesting Tales, Histories, &c;
Chicago Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1896 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Attractive but with loose covers, detached but present couple of pages, else internally clean hardcover copy, with neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Forward cock to spine. Includes writings from Alice Morse Earle, Norman Hapgood, Richard Henry Stoddard, and others. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered on the front endpaper. Spine head and foot are bumped and frayed. 262 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hanging Loose, Summer 1977
6 Hanging Loose, Summer 1977
Brooklyn, New York Hanging Loose, 1977 Softcover Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Stapled wraps, a First Printing of this Number 30, pictorial stapled wraps, moderate soiling and half-toning to covers, but internally clean and bright. 79 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Hanging Loose, Summer 1977
7 Hanging Loose, Summer 1977
Brooklyn, New York Hanging Loose, 1977 Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Stapled wraps, a First Printing of this Number 30, pictorial stapled wraps, very minor shelf- and edge-wear, internally clean and bright. 79 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Complete Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
8 The Complete Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Boston Roberts Brothers, 1891 Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 Rossetti, Dante Gabriel; William M. Rossetti, ed. 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Fine frontis portrait in black-and-white, protected by tissue guard. Red cloth covers, bumping to spine head and foot, light fraying thereto, discoloration of red cloth. Gilt page edges all around. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered, and decorated endpapers. xl + 336 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Erase Words, Abbott, Keith
9 Abbott, Keith Erase Words
Berkeley, CA Blue Wind Press, 1977 0912652357 / 9780912652351 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
91 pp. Near fine, with slight rubbing to the wraps. Illustrated with drawings by Abbott. Publisher's press release laid in. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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10 Adoff, Arnold, ed. I Am the Darker Brother: an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans
New York The Macmillan Company, 1968 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Benny Andrews Signed by Editor
Extremely influential collection of poetry by African American poets both famous and less so, including Langston Hughes, Mari Evans, Robert Hayden, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Weldon Johnson, Leroi Jones, and others. Signed by the editor at the first free endpaper, inscribed warmly to the parents, Paul and Jessie Treichler, of the former owner, Paula Treichler. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Still bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, some light chipping along the top, some short closed tears, sunning along the inside edges, but not price-clipped. Glossy, pictorial covers. Foreword provided by Charlemae Rollins. Illustrated throughout by Benny Andrews. 128 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Jig of Forslin: a symphony, Aiken, Conrad
11 Aiken, Conrad The Jig of Forslin: a symphony
Boston The Four Seas Company, by The Four Seas Press, 1916 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Burgundy cloth covers, scuffed and worn a bit, but with clean, unmarked internals. 127 pp. First Edition copy. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Bird's Bright Ring, Alexander, Meena
12 Alexander, Meena The Bird's Bright Ring
Calcutta Writer's Workshop, 1976 0892538112 / 9780892538119 Flexible cloth Very Good No Dust Jacket Flexible cloth 8vo 
Flexiback edition. Magenta cloth bindings, only slightly rubbed at spine ends, corners; two light smudges to front cover, possibly an inconsistency in the dyeing of the original cloth; leaf edges just starting to fox, else a very lovely, tight and clean volume. Lovely handbinding with decorative handloom cloth; wrap-around, white paper "belly band" for Alexander's "first volume of verse." 31 pp. + ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Gardner Street: Poems, Allison, Amy
13 Allison, Amy Gardner Street: Poems
Los Angeles, CA The Book Page, 1975 Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 
Pictorial white paper bindings, slightly rubbed at spine ends, corners, else a very crisp, tight and clean copy. In wraps; nice black-and-white photo illustrations by Barney Allison. 44 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Spoken For, Amidon, Rick
14 Amidon, Rick Spoken For
Houston, Texas Halcyon Press, Ltd, 2005 1931823227 / 9781931823227 First Edition Hardcover New New Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Stated First Edition Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.40 USD
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Brink Road: Poems, Ammons, A. R.
15 Ammons, A. R. Brink Road: Poems
Scranton, Pennsylvania W W Norton & Co Inc, 1996 0393039587 / 9780393039580 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover with no markings. Dust jacket has pinhole above the title, no other wear. First edition as stated. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Toward the Liberation of the Left Hand, Anderson, Jack
16 Anderson, Jack Toward the Liberation of the Left Hand
Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977 0822952858 / 9780822952855 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Bound in wrappers, tightly, and internally clean. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Edwin Arlington Robinson: a critical introduction, Anderson, Wallace L.
17 Anderson, Wallace L. Edwin Arlington Robinson: a critical introduction
Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard University Press, 1967 0674240251 / 9780674240254 Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Near fully intact dust jacket, showing some shelf-wear, a couple of closed tears, etc. A few penciled check marks here and there. Preface contributed by the author, complete with chronology, index. xv + 175 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Anliot, S.F. Nature-Nurture
Yellow Springs, OH S.F. Anliot, 1981 Soft Cover Very Good- Soft Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall Author
Published by the author, this 1981 collection by an Antioch College Professor of Biology is inscribed to "Bob and Phyllis, Fred." Slightly worn softpaper wraps, but still tightly bound and internally clean. Ever so slight soiling to title page. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.80 USD
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From the Heart: poems by Elizabeth Arnold, Arnold, Elizabeth
19 Arnold, Elizabeth From the Heart: poems by Elizabeth Arnold
Prairie City, Illinois The Press of James Decker, 1946 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Handsomely produced brown cloth boards with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor shelf-wear, not price-clipped, but with some edge-wear and two short closed tears, and some foxing to spine. Fine black-and-white frontis portrait of the author, and a Foreword by Richard K. Orr. 91 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Looking For My Name, Atkinson, Ron
20 Atkinson, Ron Looking For My Name
Lenox, Massachusetts The Bookstore Press, 1974 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. First Edition, with bright pictorial stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. A fine collection by this poet once based in the Berkshire Hills. Unpaginated, but roughly 50 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.75 USD
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