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The Sewanee Review: Summer, 1948

By: (RANSOM, John Crowe)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sewanee, TN, University of the South: 1948

Seller ID: 7H-AEXL-UFA0

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; 1948 Summer LVI, No 3. University of the South. Issue devoted to John Crowe Ransom on his sixtieth birthday. Original printed card stock covers; a little rubbed at the edges with expected light toning. Small mended tear to the coverstock at the base of the spine. Includes Ransom related pieces by Jarrell, Lowell, Nemerov, Stevens and others. Sound clean copy; VG View more info

Scottish Song, Ballads, and Poems

By: Ainslie, Hew

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Redfield: 1855

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 28691

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; HC is nugly bound in original pebbled green cloth with rules in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine. Prior ownership bookplate of a college literary society is mounted to the front pastedown. Contents clean and unmarked. Shadow from an old paper catalog label at the crown of the spine; cloth slightly pulled at spine ends with trace fray and a spot of rub through at corner tips. Tissue guarded frontis is lightly foxed. Soli... View more info

Clouds without Water

By: Aleister Crowley and Regardie, Israel (Introduction)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Gordon Press: 1974

Seller ID: 27370

ISBN: 087968111x

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; HC in red boards with title lettering brightly in gilt. Snugly bound and exceptionally neat; feels and appears unread and about as new. Issued without dust jacket. NF View more info

Airdrie, Scotland

By: Alexander, Christine and Henry Williams (Intro)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1875

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 25861

Condition: Good+


Mounted photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1875 Privately published in a limited edition of 50 copies. In period full blue morocco with double gilt fillet rules to boards and titles tooled in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with two mounted collotype photos, a portrait of the author and a view of Airdrie Manor. Damp line and residue to the leather covers along the lower half with a light concavity to the boards. Contents bright and unblemished, printed o... View more info

Walt Whitman As Man, Poet, and Legend; With a Check List of Whitman Publications, 1945-1960

By: Allen, Gay Wilson and Evie Allison Allen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Carbondale IL, Southern Illinois University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23288

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Square snug copy in original pictorial dust jacket. A few scattered instances of light pencil margin bracketing or notation. Dust jacket lightly toned and midly rubbed at edges. Solid copy. VG-/VG View more info

Bondage : Selected Poems of Robert Ambacher

By: Ambacher, Robert F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25717

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Self-published. Paperback in title lettered, card stock wraps. Signed authorial inscription inside the front cover. Light soiling and a few small silverfish patches to the top edge of the front cover. VG-; Signed by Author View more info

A Look Around the Estate: Poems 1957-1967

By: AMIS, Kingsley.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5086

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; 1968 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ 1st US printing. Superb copy; tight bright and fresh. No marks. Crisp, fresh dust jacket with $3.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Exceptionally well preserved. F/F As new View more info

Brink Road; Poems

By: Ammons, A R

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0006083

ISBN: 0393039587

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; Solid clean copy; no marks. Bright, clean dust jacket with sharp edges has superficial shelf rub to surfaces. NF/VG+ View more info

Burning Bush

By: Baker, Karle Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17608

Condition: Fair


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 93 pages; Publisher's unusual binding; floral matter impregnated paper over boards with paper title labels to cover and spine. Boards soundly attached and binding snug, but the top 1.5 inches of the paper over the spine is lost inclusing most of the spine title label. A much smaller chip at base of spine. Contents clean, neat and complete. Good only View more info

When Idols Fall

By: Bane, Martin Gallagher

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Narbeth, PA, Livingston Publishing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14919

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; Paperback in matte black wraps with title lettering in white to cover. Saddle stapled binding. Solid clean copy; no marks. Mild rub at edges. VG View more info

New Science (Contemporary Poetry (Univ of Georgia Paperback))

By: Barbarese, J. T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 0106B838156

ISBN: 0820311170

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages; (signed) 1989 U Georgia Press trade style pbck in glossy wraps. 1st edition thus. Inscribed by author to poet Sanford Pinsker and dated 1990. No other marks. Crisp, fresh and nearly as new. F-; Signed by Author View more info

Creatures in an Alphabet

By: Barnes, Djuna

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17001

ISBN: 0385277970

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pages; Bright, tight and fresh copy feels unread. In original pictorial dust jacket which is crisp at the edges and retains the $10.95 issue price to the unclipped front flap, but which has mild toning to the spine panel and top edge. Light offset purple tone to the very front edge of the rear panel. Remainder speckle bottom edge. NF/VG++ View more info

Vietnam in Verse: Reflections of a Soldier

By: Barton, Roger S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Walkersville, MD, Roger Barton (Self-Published): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0004742

Condition: Near Fine


Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. ; 54 p. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Roger Barton (self-published) trade size paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. Spine unlettered, as issued. Signed by author on title page. Just superficial shelf evidence to externals. Excellent condition. NF; Signed by Author View more info

La Poesie Surrealiste

By: Bedouin, Jean-Louis

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions Seghers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14350

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; Sound clean copy in original dust jacket. A few pages mildly creased at the foredge by a bump. Light to moderate toning to page edges. Dust jacket lightly edge rubbed with a few short closed tears. Fresh mylar cover newly added. VG-/VG- View more info

Poemas De Carne Y Hueso

By: Bernardez, Francisco L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Losada: 1997

Seller ID: 21969

ISBN: 9500305291

Condition: Fine


Spanish Edition; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 94 pages; Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Feels and appears unread. Text in Spanish. Fine View more info

Berryman's Sonnets

By: Berryman, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30227

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean, crisp edged dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just mild shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges. Superficial shelf bump to lower front corner of cover board. Publisher's yellow top stain bright and undiminished. Nice copy. NF/VG++ View more info

Selected Poems 1957-1987

By: Bienek, Horst

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Greensboro, NC, Unicorn Press: 1989

Seller ID: 21315

ISBN: 0877752079

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, snug and neat; no marks to text. Just superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. VG++ View more info

Porches: an Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania

By: Billings, Philip A

Price: $24.79

Publisher: [s.n.]: 1985

Seller ID: 0802K553656

Condition: Very Good


Pencil Portraits; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89 pages; 1985 (self-published) large format pbck in glossy illstd covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Solid, clean and neat. Mild chip lower quarter rear cover. Mild toning to covers. VG View more info

Ancestor's Brocades: The Literary Debut of Emily Dickinson

By: Bingham, Millicent Todd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 24215

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


1945 Harper & Brothers HC/DJ Square sound copy in original green cloth. Green and tan dust jacket missing large chip at crown of spine and with toning and tanning to light portions of design. Text clean and unmarked with expected moderate toning to war time paper stock. VG-/G+ [bio271]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages; Square sound copy in original green cloth. Green and tan dust jacket missing large chip at crown of spine and with moderate toning and tanning to... View more info

Words in Air; The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell

By: Bishop, Elizabeth & Robert Lowell & Thomas Travisano & Saskia Hamilton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32437

ISBN: 0374185433

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 928 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and bright dust jacket. Jacket front flap recreased from use as a bookmark. Tiny nick to the jacket and binding material at the base of the spine. Handsome clean copy. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info