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Lattimore, Richmond

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1957
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: 1st
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1957. (USA) 1st edition of Lattimores first book of poetry. Owner;s name to end paper, no other markings, darkening to hinges of book at spine fron the type of book adhesive used for the binding, otherwise about Fine in unclipped Fined dust jacket. There is a review clipped from a newspaper laid into the book, Boards, 109pp. no illus. (1.4 JM FO 18/3. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 24.99
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Under the Tree, Enlarged Edition

Roberts, Elizabeth Madox

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1930
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: 1st
NY: The Viking Press, 1930. (USA) 1st of this englarged illustrated edition. Owner's name n panceil, no other marking, some spotting to cloth spine, touch of wear to upper corner tips of cover, Good used copy, lacking the dust jacket. Pattern cloth over boards, green cloth spine, 85pp, colour frontis., B&W illus. A collection of poems for children. Elizabeth Madox Roberts was a Kentucky novelist and poet. (1,5 JM FO 13/7. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. Illus. by Bedford, F.D.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 13.99
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Sestina for a Far-Off Summer, Poems 1957-1962

Lattimore, Richmond

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1962
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1962. (USA) Presumed 1st edition, Owner's 7 word inscription, no other marking, Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Red boards, 90pp. No illus. (1.6 JM FO 13/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 17.48
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Mr. West (Wesleyan Poetry Series) Inscribed Copy

Blake, Sarah

Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. SIGNED BY POET to the title page with the date, no other markings, Fine in Fne dust jacket. Boards, 108pp, Mr. West covers the main events in superstar Kanye West;s life while also following the poet on her year spent researching, writing, and pregnant. The book explores how we are drawn to celebrities;to their portrayal in the media;and how we sometimes find great private meaning in another person's public story, even across lines of gender and race. (1.4 JM FO 17/2. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 24.50
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Border of a Dream: Selected Poems of Antonio Machado (Spanish and English Edition)

Machado, Antonio ; Translated By Willis Barnstone

Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 2003. (USA) 2nd printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 516pp, index, Dual language edition with the Spanish original poems to the verso pages with the English translations on the facing recto pages. Foreword by John Dos Passos. Machado was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '98. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 58/1. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 22.99
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Cave Birds: An Alchemical Cave Drama (Ex-library copy)

Hughes, Ted

NY: Viking Press, 1978. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. Libary stamos and labels, pages generally clean, Fair in Fair dust jacket laminated in cleatr library film and taped to covers. Boards, 62pp with 24 pen and ink drawings by Baskin. ..."a haunting marriage of word and image." (1.8 JM FO 49/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. Illus. by BASKIN, Leonard. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

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$ 19.88
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The Color of Love: An Artist's Book of Poetry and Passion

Bancou, Marielle

NY: Harry N. Abrams., 2006. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, the laid-in pubisher's sheet has a tiny tear to the bottom edge, Fine in Fine dust jacket in Fine silk covered slipcase. Red slik covers, no page numbers. [96]pp. Hand-printed poetry on the them eo flove by various poets illuminated by he renowned painter and bookmarker Marielle Bancou. This book first appeared in an extremely limited, silk-screen edition. Poets include Wang Wei, Edgar Allan Poe, Petrarch, Byron, Elizabeth Barrett and many others. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 57/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 24.96
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Selected Translations: Poems

Hughes, Ted ; Edited By Daniel Weissbort

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jaxcket with a brace of tiny spot to the lower corner of front panel and a skinned spot to the upper corner of front panel. Boards, 237pp. This book includes translations from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Aeschylus' Oresteia, Euripides' Alcestis as well as contemporary poems by Amichai, Pilinszky, Vasco Popa. (1.8 JM FO 16/a5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 15.90
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Collected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Revised Edition with Enlarged Glossary

Weston, John C. prepared By

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1967
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 2nd
NY: MacMillan, 1967. (USA) 1st printing of revised edition. Owner's name to endpaper, no other markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Moss green cloth, xx, 498pp, index. MacDiarmid has been called Scotland's greatest poet since Robert Burns. This revised edition has an enlarged glossary to make the Highland dialect more accessible to the general reader. (2.0 JM FO 13/7. 2nd. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 24.99
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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

Fry, Stephen

London: Hutchinson, 2005. (UK) 1st printing, There is marking in pen to indicate the metre on lines of poetry on pages 13, 14 and 15, one creased corner, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 357pp, This is a great resource book for undert=standing poetic form, metre, rhyme for those who want to write poetry or to better undertand poetry: (1.8 JM FO 10/a1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 19.99
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The Book of Psalms (Barnes & Noble Flexibound Pocket Editions) King James Version

The Bible

NY: Fall River Press, 2014. (USA) 1st printing. Owner's name and date to inside front cover, no other markings, Very Good; no dust jacket as published. Flexible grey blue covers with pattern in silver and gold, patterned endpapers, 170pp. No illus. The text of the Psalms is taken from the King James Version of the Holy Bible. (1.0 JM FO 0/2. 1st. Flexible Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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$ 11.99
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Harper's Anthology of Twentieth Century Native American Poetry

Niatum, Duane, Editor

San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988. (USA) 1st printing. Owners name, no other makrings, Fine. Wraps, 396pp, index, Thi sis an anthology of the most respected poets of native American ancestry. (1.9 JM FO 13/7. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 15.98
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PARADISE, Piece By Piece

PEACOCK, Molly

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1998. (CAD) First Printing. No markings, Fine in unclipped Fine Dj with touch of rubbing to the head of the spine panel. Boards, 337pp. This is an autobiography of an award-winning poet. (2.0 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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$ 14.80
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Bone Palace Ballet: New Poems

Bukowski, Charles

Santa Rosa CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1997. (USA) 3rd printing 1999. No markings, tiny crease to lower corner of front cover, Very Good used copy. Wraps, 364pp. These poems were published posthumously. (1.8 JM FO 0/6. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 16.50
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Born to Slow Horses (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Brathwaite, Kamau

Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005. (USA) 3rd printing (2006) No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust ajacket with light rubbing to panels. Boards, 143pp, THis book of West Indian poetry won the Griffin Poetry Prize. (2.0 JM FO 32/2. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 22.59
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Confessio Amantis, Volume 1 (Middle English Texts) Second Edition

Gower, John ; Andrew Galloway, Edited By Russell A. Peck

Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2006. (USA) 2nd edition. Two pages have pen notations, otherwise Very Good. Wraps, xii, 330pp, index. glossary. Two B&W illus.The text is in Middle English. (2.1 JM FO 5/7. 2nd. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 29.88
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Landescapes: Pacific Coast Photographs [Impressions No. 16])

Grice, Art; Eldon Garnet ; Edited By Isaac Applebaum and Shin Sugino

Toronto: Impressions in Print Enterprises, 1976. (CAD) No markings, there is a crease dwon the length of the cover, otherwsie Very Good. Wraps, no page numbers [40]pp, B&W photos mostly of trees, plants and nature with a poem by Eldon Garnet. (1.3 JM FO 12/6. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Periodical.

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$ 12.45
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The complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe, Edgar Allan; Introduced By Hervey Allen

  • Seller: JWMah
  • Published: 1965
  • Condition: Very Good
NY: Modern Library., 1965. (USA) Edition not stated. Owner's inscription to corner of end paper, no other markings, a touch of rubbing to cover corner tips, faint scuff mark to cover, otherwise Very Good; lacking the dust jacket. Brown boards, xii, 1026pp. This is a fairly compact book containing all of Poes tales and poems in one volume. A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 18/7. Hardcover. Very Good/Lacking the Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 17.48
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Listening to the Bees

Winston, Mark ; Renée Sarojini Saklikar

Gibsons BC: Nightwood Editions, 2018. (CAD) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 234pp, B&W illus and photos. This is a collaborative exploration by two writers focusing their shared interests in bees to look at the over-management of agricultural and urban habitats in this mixture of science and poetry. (1.8 JM FO 7/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 19.94
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Keats: The Religious Sense

Ryan, Robert M.; Dorothy Bendon Van Ghent

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. (USA) Presumed 1st edition Owner;s name and date to end paper, no other markings, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with one closed tear to top edge of front panel. Cloth, 25pp, index, no illus. This book looks at the religious and ethical convictios of John Keats. (1.7 JM FO 11/7. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 32.00

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