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L'Oeuvre Libertine Poètes du XIX Siècle

By: Amplecas, Germain (Pièces Recueilles)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Bibliothèque des Curieux: 1920

Seller ID: 005019


296 pages; 2 illustrated portraits. Original softcover issue bound in colorfull stippled boards; marbled endpapers. Entire original wrappers present Paper label with gilt titles on the spine; a piece of the label is torn away. Occasional blue marks in the margin of selected poems (see image). . Otherwise, clean throughout; tight binding View more info

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Literary Origins of Surreailism: A New Mysticism in French Poetry

By: Balakian, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, King's Crown Press: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003506


159 pages. Bibliography. The spine faded; text clean; binding is tight. Bookplate on the front pastedown. View more info

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Letters for the New England Dead

By: Baron, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002895


32 pages. Number 4 in the First Godine Poetry Chapbook Series View more info

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The Flowers of Evil (A Selection)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Marthiel and Jackson Mathews (Edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002868


170 pages. Bilingual edition: French, English. Fifty-three poems chosen as the finest translations to English of the complete list of poems. Clean and tight; wrappers lightly worn at the edges. View more info

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The Universal Name or One Hundred Songs to Mary

By: Blake, E. Vale, Mrs. (Selected and Arranged by)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Buffalo, Charles Wells Moulton: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004245


149 pages; more than 100 songs. The book is dedicated to Mary C. Lowell. The front free endpaper is enscribed "Mary including Marian Grandemass All Hail the immortal name of Mary" by Sidney Vale Lowell, June, 1924. Sidney Lowell was the son of the author. Tight binding, pages clean and crisp; small tear to the head of the faded backstrip but gilt titles still bright; light soiling to the front board. View more info

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American Satire in Prose and Verse

By: Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000865


464 pages. Portraits, Politics, Religion, Race, Art, Hollywood, High Society,Progress: they each have their several humorous critics. Red cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Clean and tight; contents fine. View more info

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The Eye in the Text: Essays on Perception, Mannerist to Modern

By: Caws, Mary Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 002138


204 pages followed by 62 b&w plates. A scrape to the front cover near author's name; corner bumped, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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atlantic city cantata

By: Chisholm, Hugh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss and Young: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001388


126 pages. A delightful choral composition in verse - not musical - with a colorful cast of characters. View more info

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A Little Treasury of World Poetry, Translations from the Great Poets of Other Languages 2600 B.C. to 1950 A.D.

By: Creekmore, Hubert (Edited with an Introduction)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Seller ID: 004947


904 pages. An anthology of poetry: Egyptian and Babylonian hymns, through Chinese, Hebrew, Greek. Persian to French, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Norweigian, Russian. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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HIV, Mon Amour - Poems

By: Dent, Tory

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York, The Sheep Meadow Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002883


94 pages. Winner of the 1999 James Laughlin Award. View more info

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Poems of the Twenties

By: Flexner, James Thomas; William Jay Smith (Introduction) [The Stone House Press]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, The Stone House Press: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author, Artist, Designer

Seller ID: 003195


33 pages; wood engravings by John De Pol. Printed by hand from type and wood blocks; 130 cloth-bound copies and 130 copies in paper wrappers. This is a cloth-bound copy signed on the colophon by James Thomas Flexner, John De Pol and M.A. Gelfand, the Designer. View more info

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View: Parade of the Avant-Garde - An Anthology of View Magazine (1940-1947)

By: Ford, Charles Henry (Editor); Paul Bowles (Foreword); Catrina Neiman, Paul Nathan (Compiled by and Introduction)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mouth Press: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 002162


289 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. A view from the time itself by writers such as, Wallace Stevens, Max Ernst, Sidney Janis, André Breton, Paul Childs, Sartre to name only a few. View more info

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Portraits of Poets

By: Graubart, Rose

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Martin, Tennessee Poetry Press: 1970

Seller ID: 003410


24 portraits of as many poets in charcoal, pencil or black ink. Foreword by poet, Stephen Mooney. Biographical sketch of Graubart. View more info

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Squares and Courtyards

By: Hacker, Marilyn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002884


108 pages. Hacker's ninth collection of poems. "A deeply thoughtful travelogue through this awful century, through cancer, through two great cities, and through love and loss." View more info

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Donkey Gospel - Poems

By: Hoagland, Tony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, Graywolf Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002882


74 pages. Winner of the 1997 James Laughlin Award. Previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper. View more info

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Birthday Letters

By: Hughes, Ted

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1998

Seller ID: 002896


198 pages. Previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper. Hughes' obituary in an envelope loosely inserted at the back. View more info

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Beauty and the Beene: a modern Legend

By: Jacobs, Laura

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001447


Fanciful, poetic text combined with specially commissioned drawings of Geoffrey Beene's garments. 40 color illustrations. View more info

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Carolina Ghost Woods - Poems

By: Jordan, Judy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002881


60 pages. The poet is the daughter of sharecroppers; she was raised on a farm near the Carolinas' border. Winner of the 1999 Walt Whitman Award. View more info

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Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse

By: Kantor, MacKinlay

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1935

Edition: First Trade Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002283


90 pages with decorations by Will Crawford. Inscribed by Kantor with a verse and a sketch on the front free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened; clean and tight within; a nice copy. View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Edward Fitzgerald's Transaltion Reprinted from the First Edition eith His Preface and Notes.

By: Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (translation)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: South Brunswick and New York, A.S. Barnes and Co.: 1965

Seller ID: 004864


36 pages; 7 illustrations. "This edition of The Rubaiyat follows the original Golden Cockerel Press edition, designed by Christopher Sandford, and set in Caslon's Old Face type. The illustrations are copied from the collotypes in that edition. The presswork, on Curtis' Tweedweave Text, is by the Murray Printing Company, and the binding is by the Kingsport Press. The jacket was designed by Lauretta Sellitti, and the book was published in this edition in December, 1965... View more info