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The Tree House Poems and other for Children

The Tree House Poems and other for Children

by Baxter, James K

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1974
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Paperback
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Wellington, New Zealand: Price Milburn, 1974. Very scarce. Baxters' major contribution as a teacher was this series of children's poems published posthumously. CONDITION Yellow illus card wraps by Margaret Augustyn, 53 pages with 3 illus inside. Bright and crisp copy, AS NEW. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Two Poems

Two Poems

by Lowry, Brigid

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Numbered Signed
Published
1963
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Auckland, New Zealand: Wakefield Press, 1963. Numered 45 of 100 copies signed by Author to rear. Written the daughter of publisher Bob Lowry. Folded art paper had set. has gum residue top front from originsl price sticker, light spotting to rear.. Numbered Signed. Broadsheet. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Kiwi

Kiwi

by Stout, Judi (Ed), Curnow, Wystan et al

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Students Association , 1980. Aidan B Howard copy (Editor of Craccum magazine) with Wystan Curnows handwritten alternative writting of his Variations poem included in the text. in pencil and signed by himself. CONDITION has Howards name stamp inside front and another address stamp insid rear. 58 pages unpaginated with photo and sketch illus. . Signed… Read more about this item
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Howrah Bridge and other Poems

Howrah Bridge and other Poems

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1961
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781111111113
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London, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1961. Baxters' collection of Asian Poems written after his Unesco scholarship in Japan and India where the poverty unsettled him, later causing him to leave and set up a commune. CONDITION Bound in handmade paper, 56 pages. Ex National library copy with minimal markings. Unworn with small dewi number to spine of book and… Read more about this item
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Recent Poems

Recent Poems

by Curnow, Allen; Fairburn, A R D; Glover, Denis; Mason, R A K

Condition
Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1941
Binding
Hardcover
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Christchurch, New Zealand: The Caxton Press, 1941. A collection of poetry by four of New Zealands' at the top of their game and just before Denis Glover was seconded back into the Navy for the war effort. CONDITION Blue hardcover with navy text, 49 pages plus publishers list to rear. Bds unworn, light scattered foxing internally though crisp and bright.… Read more about this item
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Poems Unpleasant

Poems Unpleasant

by Baxter, James K; Johnson, Louis; Vogt, Anton

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1952
Binding
Paperback
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9781111111113
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Christchurch, New Zealand: Pegasus Press, 1952. Contains 12 poems by each poet, many on Wellington subjects where they all resided at the time. CONDITION Purple DJ pasted to spine of binding of heavy card, 61 pages printed on heavy cream paper stock. Copy is faded to edges, bright and crisp with minor spotting, faded top edge and spine with minor… Read more about this item
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Poems

Poems

by Baxter, James K

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
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Paperback
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Wellington, New Zealand: Poetry Magazine, 1964. Rare booklet produced as a supplement for schools, covers are wood block illustrated with illus throughout text. CONDITION Stapled wraps, 38 pages, has foxing to edges and is a little handled. Mostly very nice copy of this rare title.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Letter to Peter Olds Poem

Letter to Peter Olds Poem

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
3rd Impression
Published
1973
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Dunedin, New Zealand: Caveman Press, 1973. First printed 1972 in numbered ed of 400, 2nd and 3rd impressions were of 240 copies each. Scarce item. CONDITION Blue illus stapled card wraps, 7 pages of poems printed in brown text on heavy art paper stock with a glossary of Maori terms used printed in black type at rear. Faded to edges… Read more about this item
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In Fires of No Return

In Fires of No Return

by Baxter, James K

Note
International Edition
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1958
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781111111113
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London, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1958. Baxters' first published international edition, Orange cloth has minor insect damage spots to coating on rear board causing no damage to cloth, partial toning to end pages, 68 pages are nice and bright. Original DJ is in clear acetate cover, has some marks to front, small chips to spine ends and tips. CONDITION… Read more about this item
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Jerusalem Sonnets : Poems for Colin Durning

Jerusalem Sonnets : Poems for Colin Durning

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1970
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Otago, New Zealand : Bibliography Room, 1970. Baxters' first series of poems written at the Jerusalem Commune structured around key 'spiritual aspects of Maori communal life', to recover values New Zealand's Päkehä urban society had lost. With cover illus by Ralph Hotere. CONDITION Cream card DJ over stapled wraps, unpaginated containing 39 single page poems printed on art paper. DJ… Read more about this item
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Aspects of Poetry in New Zealand

Aspects of Poetry in New Zealand

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1967
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Christchurch, New Zealand: The Caxton Press, 1967. A lecture of poetical criticism given at Victoria University, Wellington. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 41 pages. Very nice copy is a little toned with a couple of small drip marks to front.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Two Obscene Poems

Two Obscene Poems

by Two Obscene Poems 1973 - Baxter, James K; Harris, Max (intro)

Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1973
Binding
Paperback
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Adelaide, Australia: Mary Martin Books, 1973. Two poems written to Sam Hunt and Max Harris published just after Baxters' death. CONDITION Orange card DJ with pagan image over card wraps, orange end page and title page with pagan image, printed on good quality art paper unpaginated with two different pagan images and 12 pages of text. Only fault is DJ… Read more about this item
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The Fire and the Anvil : Notes on Modern Poetry

The Fire and the Anvil : Notes on Modern Poetry

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand University Press, 1955. The three 1954 Macmillan Brown lectures Baxter gave on poetry at Victoria University. CONDITION Grey DJ pasted to spine of thin card wraps, 78 pages. Crisp and bright copy, cover is a little toned with mild edge wear, previous owners name to front of card cover and front DJ flap, short tear… Read more about this item
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The Night Shift : Poems on Aspects of Love

The Night Shift : Poems on Aspects of Love

by Baxter, James K; Doyle, Charles; Johnson, Louis; Smithyman, Kendrick

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1957
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Wellington, New Zealand: Capricorn Press, 1957. Published in an edition of 500 copies. Fourteen serious poems of Baxters' appeared in a collaboration. The first to show his sense of alienation. CONDITION Blue card wraps pasted to spine, 61 pages mostly bright and crisp with water stain to leading edge which caries through to most pages, light shelf wear.. First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Jerusalem Daybook

Jerusalem Daybook

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1971
Binding
Paperback
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Wellington, New Zealand: Price Milburn, 1971. Baxters' second series of poems written at the Jerusalem Commune structured around key 'spiritual aspects of Maori communal life', to recover values New Zealand's Päkehä urban society had lost. CONDITION Card wraps, 59 pages bright and crisp copy. Only faults are faded spine and a couple of small spots to front cover, a… Read more about this item
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The Iron Bread-Board : Studies in New Zealand Writing

The Iron Bread-Board : Studies in New Zealand Writing

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1957
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Wellington, New Zealand: Mermaid Press, 1957. Skillful imitations of seventeen noted New Zealand poets. Some of the original poets were not pleased by his parody of their works. CONDITION Yellow stapled wraps, unpaginated (20 pages) although each poem has a page. Spine edge faded Covers are slightly discoloured with odd small mark, previous owners name to title page overwise… Read more about this item
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Recent Trends in New Zealand Poetry

Recent Trends in New Zealand Poetry

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
2nd Impression
Published
1952
Binding
Paperback
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Christchurch, New Zealand: The Caxton Press, 1952. Baxters' lecture which enthralled the Canterbury University New Zealand Writers' Conference May 1951. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 20 pages, Very nice copy is a little toned with previous owners name inside front.. 2nd Impression. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Tree House Poems and other for Children

The Tree House Poems and other for Children

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1974
Binding
Paperback
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Wellington, New Zealand: Price Milburn, 1974. Very scarce. Baxters' major contribution as a teacher was this series of children's poems published posthumously. CONDITION Yellow illus card wraps by Margaret Augustyn, 53 pages with 3 illus inside. Bright and crisp copy with faded spine and faintest wear to spine and bottom front tip. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo… Read more about this item
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Numbers Ten

Numbers Ten

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1959
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781111111113
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Wellington, New Zealand: Numbers, 1959. Rare. Numbers Magazine was produced twice a year by 'the Wellington Group' including James K Baxter, Peter Bland, Louis Johnson and others in reaction against fashionable nationalistic aspirations, Bland and Johnson insisted that poetry engage with the commonplace suburban reality of most New Zealand lives. Contains the first working publication of Baxters' second dramatic play… Read more about this item
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Pig Island Letters

Pig Island Letters

by Baxter, James K

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1966
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781111111113
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London, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 1966. Noted as one of Baxters' major collections it was much acclaimed on release. In 1966-67, Baxter was Burns Fellow at the University of Otago. CONDITION Ex Library copy tidy. Blue bds with DJ in plastic cover taped to bds, 51 pages with usual though fairly minimal library markings and withdrawn stamp, some foxing… Read more about this item
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