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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT SOUTHEY 10 Volumes, Southey, Robert
181 Southey, Robert THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT SOUTHEY 10 Volumes
London Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1843 Hardcover 
This is a 10 volume, full leather, hardcover set of poetry by Southey. The books are in full dark blue morocco leather with a title on the spine. Both covers and the spine are blind stamped and partially filled with gilt. The bindings are tight and the condition is mostly near fine with a slight touch of wear to the very top of the spine on some volumes making them very good plus. There is a small dent in the edge on one volume. All page edges are brightly gilt. Volume 1 has a frontispiece of Southey drawn in original pencil and watercolor tint by Henry Edridge. Volumes 2 through 10 have a frontispiece scene by steel engraving. Volumes 1 through 10 have a title page scene by steel engraving. This title page is dated 1837 (Vol 1-3 and 1838 Vol 4-10. The second title page is text only and it has a mix of dates from 1837 to 1843. (There is a total: of 19 steel engravings and one original art portrait frontispiece. ) Each volume has been precisely bound to match. There is an engraved bookplate of Rodman Wanamaker in each volume - color enhanced with a swath of ink over the former owner name on the book plate. There are no other marks or writing. There is evidence of a little too much water for the paper used for the original portrait by Edridge. There are little ripples emanating from the center area with the portrait. Gift condition. These books have been well cared for. The publisher on the first (engraved) title page (with the earlier dates) is Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. The publisher on the text title page with the later dates is both (Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans and some are without Orme. ) ; Vol. 10VOL; 12mo 
Price: 850.00 USD
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182 St. John, David WHERE THE ANGELS COME TOWARD US Selected Essays, Reviews and Interviews
Fredonia, NY White Pine Press 1995 1877727466 / 9781877727467 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softcover book is very clean, bright, tight, and crisp. Appears to be unread. In this work, the angels are poets and their works. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.50 USD
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183 Stampfer, Judah John Donne and the Metaphysical Gesture
New York, NY Funk And Wagnalls 1970 First Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book with a touch of rubbing on front cover. Unclipped dust jacket is bright with two very tiny closed tears at spine and some rubbing and a spot on the back panel. A study of Donne's controversial lyric poetry. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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184 Stapleton, Laurence YUSHIN'S LOG And Other Poems
South Brunswick, NJ A S Barnes And Company 1969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean except for a hint of a pencil price erasure on the front end paper and a slight slant to the thin spine that appears to be a publisher fault. The unclipped dust jacket is clean, but with some spots and sunning on the spine and two closed tears on the back panel at the bottom. ; 8vo; 68 pages; Title poem based on Bering's voyage in 1741. Statement of praise from Marianne Moore on DJ.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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185 Sullivan, Nancy THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD AS PICTURES
Columbia University Of Missouri Press 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright hardback book but with University Presidents bookplate and stamp on front free end papers. Unclipped dust jacket has light edgewear at the top of the spine and some at the corners. Very clean. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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186 Swallow, Alan THE NAMELESS SIGHT Poems 1937-1956
Iowa City The Prairie Press 1956 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED Would be near fine hardback book except for book plate of Dan Jaffe, the person to whom the book is inscribed. There is also a trace of a pencil price erasure. Inscribed to Dan Jaffe, author and academic. The dust jacket has fine and sublte toning from light exposure of the paper. There is a small chip on the upper corner of the spine and some edge wear to the top of the back panel of the jacket. If observed closely, there is some faint soil on the front panel. There is a subtle crease on the front inside flap. Jacket now protected in see-through, removable mylar. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 37.00 USD
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POEMS BY JOHN B. TABB , Tabb, John B.
187 Tabb, John B. POEMS BY JOHN B. TABB
Boston Small Maynard & Company 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Later printing of poems by Tabb. Small red cloth binding with handsome design on front cover filled with gilt, still bright. Simple title and author on spine is faded. The binding is tight, there is some light to faint foxing on some pages. The pages are clean. There is an ink signature on the front end paper and a trace of a pencil erasure. ; 12mo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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188 Tate, James DISTANCE FROM LOVED ONES
Hanover, NH University Press Of New England 1990 0819511919 / 9780819511911 First Edition Softcover Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a softcover - first edition book published in 1990 - signed on the title page with a simple signature. The book is tight with crisp and clean covers and interior. Possibly unread. Very well cared for. A Wesleyan University Press book. Cover art by Stephen Riley, cover design by Kachergis Book Design. ; 8vo; 55 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 48.00 USD
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189 Thompson, Edith ROMANY RIDDLES
Minneaopolis, MN The Record Press 1929 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Richard Holzschuh 
This is a first edition hardcover book of Romany poetry. The author was born in Southeast Minnesota in 1873 (Houston in Houston County near the Mississippi River) . She grew up as a farm girl and attended the State College in Mankato, MN and was associated with the University of Minnesota (according to a paragraph of biography in a book about women poets in Minnesota (from pre-Territory to now) . | This book of poetry has a handsome binding of marbled papers and linen. The marbling is a subtle mix of light beige, brown, and a pinkish red that has stone grain look. There is a reddish orange title blindstamped in an interesting font. The linen spine/backstrip blends in. The book was published in Minneapolis by The Record Press in 1929. Tight, bright, crisp, clean covers and interior. There is a number written in ink on the front pasted down end paper. There are no other marks or writing. There is just a touch of wear to one corner, now restored. The book has two illustrations by Richard Holzschuh, also from Minnesota. They are done in the art nouveau style in black and white as are the other decorative designs on two other pages. Well cared for. Poetry in Minnesota. Gypsy poetry in Minnesota. Near the Mississippi. ; 8vo; 34 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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190 Tillinghast, Richard THE STONE CUTTER'S HAND
Boston David R. Godine 1995 156792001x First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine hardcover book in fine dust jacket. Very clean with a tight binding. It appears this book may not have been opened. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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191 Tolson, Bonnie Lynn NATURALLY NAPPY
Kansas City, MI 1992 0963433709 / 9780963433701 Softcover Near Fine  Illustrated by Author 
This is a softcover book that still looks new. The white background has a tiny spot on the back ocver. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are clean. There is a tiny bump to the lower corner. ; Drawings; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 30.00 USD
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192 Tomlinson, Charles AMERICAN SCENES And Other Poems
London Oxford University Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover 
Would be near fine except for trace of pencil price erasure on the front end paper and a dot on end paper, a publisher flaw. The clipped dust jacket has some corner wear, otherwise clean and bright. Now even brighter in a mylar see-throughm removable jacket protector.; 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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193 Trakl, Georg TWENTY POEMS OF GEORG TRAKL
Madison, Minnesota The Sixties Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Tight, clean black cloth over thin book board and a bright gilt title on the spine. . There is a touch of rubbing on the cover. The end papers are discolored in places from the effects of glue used in the binding. The pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket has some light chipping at the corners, mostly at the top of the spine, light edge wear, and there is some smudging along the fold lines. There is old tape on the inside of the jacket at the top of the spine and back corner. Unclipped. Wright and Bly selected and translated the poems of Trakl, an influential German poet who died at age 27. The original poem in German is printed adjacent to the English translation. ; 8vo; 61 pages  
Price: 190.00 USD
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194 Trapp, Jacob BRIEF TENURE New Mexico Poems
Santa Fe, New Mexico Media Services N.D. Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED. Near fine softcover book of poems. Thirty-one poems and a forward. Inscribed and dated 12/6/81. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 14.00 USD
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195 Van Doren, Mark THAT SHINING PLACE New Poems
New York Hill And Wang 1969 809092328 First Edition Hardcover 
Very good condition hard cover book in unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt. Deckled edge. Boards are slightly faded near top edge, lightly bumped upper corners. Very clean and tightly bound. Dust jacket is crisp, front face is clean, but several small closed tears and light wear to edges. Back of dust jacket is lightly soiled / scuffed, missing a 1 x 1 1/2 inch piece. This collection of poems was published on the author's 75th birthday. ; 8vo; 81 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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196 Van Doren, Mark with Marianne Moore and Richard Eberhart RIVERSIDE POETRY 2
New York, NY Twayne Publishers 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, straight corners, clean pages, and there are no marks or writing. There is a touch of corner wear and a hint of a pencil price erasure on the end paper. Van Doren, Moore, and Eberhart have selected the poem. An Introduction has been written by Stanley R. Hopper. There are poems by 27 poets from various New York universities and colleges in connection with a special project with the Riverside Church in New York. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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197 Various HERE TO DARE 10 Gay Black Poets
New York Galiens Press 1992 0962167525 / 9780962167522 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softcover book probably unread. Tight binding, no creases. Cleans and crisp inside and out. Poets Wilson, Williams, Westley, Robinson, Langley, Johnson, Frechette, Charles, Branner. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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198 Vasquez, Rafael LAUROS
Bogota, Columbia 1932 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a first edition softcover book signed by the author and limited in the number of books printed. This is numbered 89 of an edition of 160. The book has an art paper cover in a tan color with red ink for the title and author's name on the front cover and faintly on the spine. The author inscribed the book and signed it Cordially (in Spanish) and signed his name. It is dated 15/2/34. There is a three panel oblong piece of paper pasted in opposie the title page containing various information about the publication. It is printed on four of the six panels (two fold marks) . It appears Vasquez may have written the number '89' himself as there is an ink intial that appears to be RV - meaning he has signed twice. Opposite the Table of Contents is a bound in plate with an art portraiture printed on glossy paper using tinted ink of one color. The artist name, Ramon Barba, is printed with a date of 1931. The chapter headings are printed on a page by themselves in red and black ink. There is a colophon at the rear and one other page of errata. The soft paper cover is rough edged with some chipping close to the edge. There is a closed tear along at the top of the spine.. There is no title printed on the spine. The covers are generally clean. The inteior pages are untrimmed. There are no marks or writing other than the incription and signature. The pages are clean. The binding is tight. The condition is very good. This is the second work of Vasquez after Amphorae in 1927. (1899 - 1960) . Lauros (Laurel); 8vo; 222 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 110.00 USD
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199 Vassen, Lois (Editor) THE ORIGIN OF TIGERS
Minneapolis, MN The Loft 1990 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Softcover book of poetry in near fine condition. There is a hint of a crease in one corner. ; 8vo  
Price: 11.50 USD
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200 Walker, Alice HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL
San Diego, CA Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984 0151421692 / 9780151421695 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in a tight binding. The top corners are very slightly bumped. There are no marks or writing. Fresh and crisp. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, but with the price corner clipped. ; 8vo; 79 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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