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A Litany of Friends

by Randall, Dudley, Ed.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780916418502
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$95.00

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Broadside Lotus Pr, 1983. First printing of this second edition. Inscribed to Boston Poet Laureate Sam Cornish on half-title/second leaf. Randall, publisher and founder of Broadside Press, was a very significant voice in the Black Arts Movement, although his poems evidence a variety of styles. Very good plus with light edge soil. Scarce title, scarcer signed. 103 pp.. Signed… Read more
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$95.00
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Hoodoo Hollerin' Bebop Ghosts

by Neal, Larry

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citynightsbooks
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$65.00

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Howard Univ. Press, 1974. First edition (NAP). Rose cloth, white titles. A collection of Pan-African / blues-inspired poems and prose poetry that examines self esteem, street life in the hood and other topics. Book very good plus. DJ very good with edgewear, small hole at spine. 87 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$65.00
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Hosiery Seams on a Bowlegged Woman: Poems

by Moss, Thylias

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citynightsbooks
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780914946335
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$30.00

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Cleveland State Univ Poetry Center, 1983. First edition (NAP). With a few one-color photos by John Moss. This is her first collection of poems. Very good with a couple of light smudges. 39 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$30.00
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Rumor Verified: Poems 1979-1980

by Warren, Robert Penn

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citynightsbooks
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$150.00

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Random House, 1981. First printing of the signed limited issue of 250 copies, of which this is Number 12. Navy cloth, gilt titles at front and spine. No DJ as issued. In tan slipcase. Book very good plus / near fine. DJ very good with small coffee spots to one side, light soil. 97 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.… Read more
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$150.00
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San Francisco Blues

by Kerouac, Jack

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citynightsbooks
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780146001185
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$20.00

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Penguin Books, 1995. First printing (P, Y). A Penguin 60s book in miniature MMPB format. Unread with patch of abrasion to cover from sticker removal, aging to paper. 79 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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$20.00
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Selected Poems of Jacob Glatstein (English and Yiddish Edition)

by Glatstein, Jacob; Ruth Whitman

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citynightsbooks
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780807901762
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$100.00

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October House, 1973. First edition (NAP). Teal cloth, gilt titles.Translated and with an Introduction by poet Ruth Whitman. Includes some B&W photos of Glatstein and his times. Book very good plus with not much wear. DJ very good with some delamination at top edge, one very short tear. Not ex-library. 184 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$100.00
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Kevin White

by Barrett, Ed

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citynightsbooks
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780978515638
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$35.00

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Pressed Wafer, 2007. First edition (NAP). A prose poetry cycle of poems about the 'old Boston' of such characters as John Wieners, the Bulger brothers, Fanny Howe, Bucky Barrett and others. Very good unread copy with a bit of aging to cover. 78 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine.
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$35.00
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Seven-Star Bird: Poems

by Daniel, David

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citynightsbooks
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781555973889
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$30.00

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Graywolf Press, 2003. First printing. Signed with effusive praise to another poet and colleague. Near fine with very small spot at back cover. 64 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$30.00
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Groceries: Poems

by Scott, Herbert

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citynightsbooks
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780822952701
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$15.00

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Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, 1976. First softcover edition. A collection of short poems centered around a grocery store and displaying a keen sense of Americana and family owned businesses..Very good with some cover aging, light soil. 76 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$15.00
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Scene from the Movie GIANT

by Villanueva, Tino

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citynightsbooks
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781880684122
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$35.00

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Curbstone Books, 1995. First edition stated. Inscribed by author to another poet on title page. Back cover blurbs by various well-known Latino poets. A near fine copy with light shelfwear. 55 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$35.00
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For the Confederate Dead

by Young, Kevin

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citynightsbooks
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780307264350
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$45.00

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Knopf, 2007. Stated first edition. In this collection of sundry topics, the poet displays his usual formidable skills, with a few notes on the poems included at end. Book and DJ near fine. 156 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$45.00
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Hats

by Braggs, Earl S.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$55.00

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Earl S. Braggs, 1989. His first book. Signed to Don L Lee with the comment, 'thanks for the dedication to African American literature.' Somewhat-elaborate production with french flaps, tissue endsheets. Very good plus with darkening to cover at spine. Unpaginated.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$55.00
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Under Twenty

by Krauss, Ruth

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citynightsbooks
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Toad Press, 1970. First edition (NAP). With cover design by Bob Perry and illustrations by the author. Some of the poems were published in various periodicals and parts of the book were stages by the Judson Poets' Theatre. Very good with small open tear at top edge front cover, light soil/spotting to cover. 20 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very… Read more
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$35.00
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Haiku: This Other World

by Wright, Richard

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citynightsbooks
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781559704458
Item Price
$85.00

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Arcade Publishing, 1998. First printing. Red spine, faux-parchment boards, gilt titles. With an Introduction by Julia Wright and an Afterword by Yoshinobu Hakutani and Robert L. Tener. Book unread, near fine. DJ also near fine with slight aging to edges. 304 pp.. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$85.00
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Broken Death

by Coleman, Elliott

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citynightsbooks
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Linden Press, 1964. First edition (NAP). Purple cloth, gilt titles. Book very good minus with dampwarping to text block. DJ also very good minus with considerable rubbing, spotting to reverse. 43 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$35.00
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A Book of Testimony

by Rothenberg, Jerome

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citynightsbooks
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780879220013
Item Price
$35.00

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Tree Books, 1971. First edition (NAP). Edition of 300 copies. Very good with light soil to cover. 31 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$35.00
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MAN-MAKING WORDS Selected poems of Nicolas Guillen

by Guillen, Nicolas

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citynightsbooks
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780870231025
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$50.00

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University of Massachusetts Press, 1972. First edition (NAP). Inscribed on title page by translator Robert Marquez, who also co-authored the introduction. Bilingual edition with Spanish on left, English on right. Very good with aging to cover. 214 pp.. Signed by Translator. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$50.00
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Shall We Gather at the River

by Wright, James

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citynightsbooks
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Wesleyan University Press, 1969. Third printing. Gray cloth, black/blue titles. Poems of 'poverty, loneliness and alienation' (Library Journal). Book very good plus with little wear. DJ very good with mild wear to corners and folds. 58 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$35.00
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XAIPE (Cummings Typescript Editions)

by Cummings, E.E.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780871406330
Item Price
$75.00

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Liveright, 1979. First printing. Green cloth, gilt titles. A republication of this book that was very controversial on its original publication in 1959 and was consequently published in truncated version. This complete version was edited with an Afterward by George James Firmage. Book very good with little wear but with remainder mark at bottom edge. DJ also very good… Read more
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$75.00
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American Negro Poetry: An Anthology

by Bontemps, Arna

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citynightsbooks
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780809001088
Item Price
$25.00

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Hill & Wang, 1974. Revised edition, twelfth printing, 1988. With a brief Introduction by the editor. Contents arranged chronologically. Contains many of the important African-American writers through the Black Arts Movement. Unread, near new. 232 pp.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$25.00

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