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"HOWDY HONEY HOWDY" , Dunbar, Paul Laurence
61 Dunbar, Paul Laurence "HOWDY HONEY HOWDY"
New York, NY Dodd Mead And Company 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Will Jenkins 
Tight hardback book with bright gilt titles on cover and spine. Pasted on photogravure of woman in a doorway with hand about to be extended surrounded by red, black, and gray stamped pictorial cover and spine by WIll Jenkins. Dark mustard color cloth has clean look but if closely examined shows faint overall spotting. Touch of wear to corners. Bottom of front interior hinge has break in end paper. Clean end papers except for smaller than pencil erasure size matching spot that also shows through to half title page. Rear end paper shows small writing of code in ink. Top edges gilt; fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Interior pages are very clean. Type and half tone photograph reproductions surrounded by decorative design by Jenkins in an art nouveau style. Glossy paper. Printed August 1905 at the University Press. Photographs by Leigh Richmond Miner. ; 8vo  
Price: 440.00 USD
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LYRICS OF LOWLY LIFE, Dunbar, Paul Laurence
62 Dunbar, Paul Laurence LYRICS OF LOWLY LIFE
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1904 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey-green cloth with gilt decoration, lettering, and top edge. Boards are lightly soiled, and rubbed at corners. Internally clean, just beginning to discolor at edges. Previous owner's name in pen on front free end paper. Frontispiece is photo of author. With an introduction by W. D. Howells. ; 12mo; 208 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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63 Dutta, Krishna with Andrew Robinson RABINDRANATH TAGORE The Myriad-Minded Man
New York, NY St Martins Press 1995 0312140304 / 9780312140304 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover first edition with a dust jacket. It is clean and bright. With the exception of a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block the book is free of marks or writing. The jacket is crisp and has straight clean edges. The back plate has some light rubbing. Sparkles. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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64 Dwyer, Harold LIVESTOCK LYRICS And Other Verses
Tipton, KS Harold Dwyer 1937 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
This is a soft black-grey cardstock paper cover with yapped (overlapping edges) and silver print with pictorial border on front cover. Slight wear to edges where it overlaps the pages. Binding very tight. Pages clean. States second edition on cover. Contains typed signed letter by author, pasted in, and dated Denver, 1956 on letterhead of author. There is browning on the reverse blank side of the page where the letter is pasted in - a reaction to acidic glue or paper. The title says 'livestock', but the book is about other farm animals and more. One poesm is titled "I'd Rather be a Hen". There is one page with illustrations (offset grey inks) - it is titled "Co-authors" and there is a rooster, steer, horse, hens, donkey, and a man assumed to be the author. ; 8vo 
Price: 35.00 USD
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65 Erdrich, Louise BAPTISM OF DESIRE Poems
New York, NY Harper & Row, Publishers 1989 0060162139 / 9780060162139 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in an unclipped dust jacket. The book is tight , bright, crisp, clean with no marks or writing. There is an oval cartouche stamp in a handsome design and with writing within the cartouche shape. It is at the top corner of the front free end paper - red ink on a green end papers. Well cared for. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 78 pages 
Price: 18.90 USD
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66 Farrell, James T. WHEN TIME WAS BORN
NY Horizon Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  Illustrated by Stephen Dwoskin 
Would be fine if not for small press private library stamp on front free end paper. No other markings except faint, trace of price erasure. Dust jacket unclipped but black background shows rubbing at folds over spine and front edges and tiny puncture on the fold overthe front edge. Hardcover with DJ. Prose poem - a version of Adam and Eve. Line drawings by Dwoskin. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Fenton, Kevin TWO CITIES
Minneapolis, MN Two Cities 1997 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softcover periodical of prose, poetry, commentary, book reviews, fiction, essays, and ads. Photo illustrated. 64 pages. ; Number 3; Vol. 1; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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68 Fisher, Harrison A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Light brown cloth with laid-in color illustration that shows mild soiling. Corners and spine ends show light shelf wear. Endpapers beginning to discolor from age, otherwise internally clean and bright. Unpaginated.20 lovely color plates by Fisher, with decoration by E. Stetson Crawford. ; 4to  
Price: 175.00 USD
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69 Flint, Roland SAY IT
Washington, D C Dryad Press 1979 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a small softcover published by Dryad Press in 1979. It is inscribed and signed on the front half-title page and dated 1-11-79. The book is in near fine condition. There is a tiny faint spot on the front cover and a tiny nick on a bottom corner, plus a scuff to the bottom corner of one page in the interior - now restored and barely noticeable. Tight, bright, crisp, clean with no marks or writing. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 61 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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70 Ford, Edsel LOVE IS THE HOUSE IT LIVES IN
Fort Smith, AK Homestead House 1965 First Edition Softcover 
SIGNED. This is a softcover book.. The author signed and inscribed the book to poet, Lois Paulsen, and it is dated November 29, 1965. The covers are heavy card stock and there is a paper over wrap illustrated with a town scene in subtle one color brown ink. The book is crisp and clean. There is no wear. There is a trace of a pencil price erasure. There are no other marks or writing. The book has been well cared for. Ford received two poetry awards and was invited to recite selections of his poetry for the Library of Congress. ; 8vo; 25 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 65.00 USD
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71 Francis, Robert VALHALLA AND OTHER POEMS
New York The MacMillan Company 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket  
Hard-bound book in good condition, with good clipped dust jacket. Cloth boards are crisp and binding is tight, but cloth on boards is starting to discolor, especially at the spine. There is a smudge on the back panel at the bottom corner. The end papers are discoloring from the glue used by the binder. Pages are clean but slightly yellowed with age. Dust jacket is shows edge wear and has a 5/8 inch chip at the bottom of the spine and a corner chip on the rear panel at the bottom corner. The color of the spine is darkening and shows a water stain. Jacket looks better in a see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 133 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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72 Frost, Mary (Mrs. Edwin B. Frost) FUN IN VERSE
Chicago, IL Ralph Fletcher Seymour 1951 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. The is a first editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition with a tight binding, very clean cover and interior, and with marks or writing other than the full page inscription on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is crisp, however there is some soil and fading with a few light spots. The jacket looks bright in a see-through, removable mylar protector.; 8vo; 48 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 19.00 USD
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73 Gagliardo, Ruth Let's Read Aloud Stories and Poems Selected By
New York, NY J. B. Lippincott Company 1962 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  Illustrated by Angelo, Valenti 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, is very clean inside and out and there are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp, but with some discoloration on the white background of the rear folded over edge. There are some delightful line drawings in black and white by Valenti Angelo as well as end paper and dust jacket designs in color. ; Ink drawing; 8vo; 256 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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WEST OF CHILDHOOD Poems 1950-1965 , Gardner, Isabella
74 Gardner, Isabella WEST OF CHILDHOOD Poems 1950-1965
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket  
Near fine inscribed by author. Would be fine except for light shelf wear on top and bottom edges. Green-stained top edge, side and bottom edges uncut. Blue cloth with printed design on front board. Tight and clean throughout. Small green ink spot on top corner of back end papers, possibly from top edge stain. Dust jacket is good with significant chipping on top front edge. Spine is faded, and front has thin rubbed line lengthwise 1/4" from the spine. Author's inscription on front free end paper. ; 8vo; 93 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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75 Gaye, Phoebe Fenwick JOHN GAY His Place in the Eighteenth Century
London Collins Publishers 1938 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight and clean. The cover is black cloth with a red ink title on the spine that is fading or lightly printed. The covers are very clean with a hint of bumping to the bottome corners. The end pages are very clean with only a trace of a pencil price erasure. The pages are very clean and crisp. There are no marks or writings. There is a sprinkle of foxing to the top and front edges of the pages (light brown dots from an acidic or environment reaction in or to the paper) . The poet, poetry, authors, the literary world, and royalty in the early 1700's. ; 8vo; 496 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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76 Geddes, Gary NO EASY EXIT Salida Dificil
Lantzville, BC Oolichan Books 1989 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED. Near fine softcover book of poetry. Poems are in English -Spanish side-by-side. Incribed by Geddes on half-title page. Tight, bright, very clean throughout, including white background of cover. As of 1989, Geddes won three awards in poetry. Also published in Santiago, Chile. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 15.00 USD
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77 Gibran, Khalil THE PROCESSION
New York, NY The Wisdom Library 1958 Hardcover 
This is a small hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight bright, and very clean. There is a small, shallow indent in a circle shape on the front cover. There are no marks or writing. The book is very clean and has been well cared for. The dust jacket is clean, but with slight rubbing to the color layer of the paper. There are no tears or chips. ; 12mo; 74 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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78 Giles, Llewellyn Ivory SONGS FROM MY FATHER'S POCKETS Poems By
Minneapolis Shadow Press 1982 0937724017 / 9780937724019 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine clean soflback copy (wrappers) . Very slight rubbing on spine. "They are meant to be read OUT LOUD, accompanied by jazz. " ; 8vo  
Price: 22.00 USD
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79 Gill, Elaine (editor) MOUNTAIN MOVING DAY Poems by Women
Trumansburg, NY The Crossing Press 1973 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Softcover book with a very clean interior and a few tiny sponts on the back panel of the cover. Tight binding. No marks or writing. Some of the poets are Jong, Atwood, Cox, Griffin, Brewster. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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80 Glazner, Greg FROM THE IRON CHAIR
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1992 0393030989 / 9780393030983 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for some sunning on the top edge of the book. The unclipped dust jacket is in find condition. Winner- 1991 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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