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81 Goldsmith, Oliver THE DESERTED VILLAGE
Ypsilanci, MI Peninsular Paper Company First Edition Hardcover with no dust jacket  
This is a handsome privately printed hardcover thin volume of Goldsmith's work. Printed at The University Press at Cambridge, MA for The Peninsular Paper Company. This is number 64 of a limited edition of 500. The book has been printed on a heavy-weight pewter grey heathered art paper that was used for the cover, end papers, and pages. The text is printed in black with red accent letters and designs. The cover is similarly printed; the spine is a beige buckram. There are faint spots on the cover, a hint of a water stain and some red offset at the bottom of the spine and near the spine.. The cover is protected in a bright, glassy see-through, removable mylar protector. The hinges are tight and the corners are straight. The fore-edges of th epages are untrimmed. ; 8vo  
Price: 33.00 USD
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82 Graves, Robert NO MORE GHOSTS Selected Poems
London Faber & Faber 1957 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Would be near fine except for former owner name on end paper, plus trace of a sticker removal under the flap of the unclipped dust jacket that has corner wear to the delicate paper, now protected by a mylar cover. Slight sunning to spine of dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean. ; 12mo  
Price: 12.00 USD
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83 Gregerson, Linda THE WOMAN WHO DIED IN HER SLEEP
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1996 0395822904 / 9780395822906 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Would be fine or as new book except publisher allowed raw edge of cloth spine to be untrimmed. Does not show under dust jacket. Very clean and most likely unread. The dust jacket is unclipped as as new. Award winning poet and former poetry editor for the Atlantic Monthly. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.50 USD
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84 Grennan, Eamon SO IT GOES
St. Paul, MN Graywolf Press 1995 1555972322 / 9781555972325 First Edition Softcover Fine  
This is a First Edition softcover book in fine, as new condition. The binding is tight and the interior and exterior is clean. The book appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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85 Hagedorn, Jessica T. ; Karle, Alice; Szerlip, Barbara and Tinker, Carol FOUR YOUNG WOMEN: POEMS
New York, NY McGraw-Hill 1973 0070738440 / 9780070738447 Softcover Very Good+  
This is a softcover book. There is some edge wear, mostly to the black background of the covers. The binding is tight, the spine is uncreased, there are no marks or writing. The covers and the interior pages are clean. The introduction is by Kenneth Rexroth.; 8vo; 148 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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86 Hanson, Lawrence and Elizabeth VERLAINE: FOOL OF GOD
New York, NY Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1957 First Edition Hardcover with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket The book has a tight binding and clean covers. The title in gilt on the cover and and spine is bright. There are a few very small spots on the bottom fore edges of the book. The interior is clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped. There is light wear and discoloring along the edges of the jacket. The cover is now protected in a see-through, removable jacket cover. ; 8vo; 394 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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87 Hass, Robert SUN UNDER WOOD
New York The Ecco Press 1996 0880014687 / 9780880014687 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
First edition fine hardback book in fine dust jacket. Undobtedly unread. United States Poet Laureate sticker on front cover.; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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88 Hausman, Gerald NIGHT HERDING SONG
Port Townsend, WA Copper Canyon Press 1979 Softcover 
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for a subtle stamp on the cover saying Library of Congress Duplicate, plus a number. Tight, bright, and very clean. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 53 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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89 Hawley, Ellen BIGGY'S CANDY STORE An Anthology of Poetry and Creative Prose by the Winners of the 1991 Loft-Mcknight Writers' Awards & Awards of Distinction
Minneapolis, MN The Loft 1992 1882506006 / 9781882506002 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Softcover book of poetry and prose in fine condition. Cover art depicts a Hershey's chocolate bar. Clean covers and content. No writing, no wear. 80 pages. Also edited byCarolyn Holbrook-Montgomery. The Loft is a non- profit literary center in the Twin Cities. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 Hayden, Kathaarine Shepard SONNETS AND LYRICS
Boston, MA Bruce Humphries, Inc 1934 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. Possibly a First Edition. The book has a tight binding, clean cover and interior except for a former owner name on the front end paper. The top and bottom of the spine is curved inward slightly. There is a title label in woodcut design on blue cloth covers. The pages are clean. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, worn, now protected from further wear in a see-through, removable mylar cover. There are five sonnets listed in pencil on the rear inside flap of the dust jacket. B; 8vo; 78 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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91 Hayes, Alice Tyerson JOURNAL OF THE LAKE
Berkeley, CA Open Books 1997 First Edition Softcover Near Fine  
SIGNED. This is a softcover book in fine condition, signed by the author. Thee is a hint of a tiny crease on the upper front corner. There are no marks or writing. Fresh, crisp, very clean. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 16.00 USD
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92 Hedin, Robert THE OLD LIBERATORS
Duluth, MN Holy Cow Press 1998 0930100808 / 9780930100803 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED Fine softcover book is bright, clean, tight. Looks and feels new. Signed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 24.00 USD
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93 Henderson, David DE MAYOR OF HARLEM
New York E P Dutton And Co 1970 0525032487 / 9780525032489 First Edition Softcover 
Trade paperback collection of poetry. Binding is tight, clean pages with no markings. Clean two inch closed tear to front cover near spine, adhesive residue from old pricetag next to title. "seven years of poems, documentaries, tales, and lies" by this harlem poet. ; 8vo; 128 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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94 Heyen, William LORD DRAGONFLY
Ruffsdale, PA Srimshaw Editions / Rook Society, Inc. 1978 Softcover Fine 
SIGNED. This is a small softcover book inscribed by the author and dated. Published by Scrimshaw Editions in a limited number - this is # 381 of an edition of 450. The book (let) has a soft blue cover of art paper with title on the cover in bright blue and a small line drawing of a dragon fly in black ink. The signature is on the verso of the half-title page. Clean, crisp, no marks, no writing. , Sewn binding. Beckett papers with English Times types by Artcraft Printers, Inc. ; 12mo; 45 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.00 USD
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95 Hobart, Lucy Pauline Wright THE CHANGED CROSS
First Edition Softcover 
This is a little book bound by ribbon consisting of three gatherings of paper that have been folded twice each to form four pages of printable surface for a total of 12 pages. The first page serves as a title page and cover, the second is a blank, 3 through 10 are printed, followed by two blanks, one being the back cover. The opening line is "It was a time of sadness, and my heart, ". The book is illuminated (original art) . The illumination on the cover is an angel with the title and a simple line border . The ink for the title and border is black. There is an illumination of a baby's head with wings in the right hand margin on page 3. On page 5, following the poetry, is a small crown. . On page 6, there is a leaning cross. On page 8, the angel is holding the cross. The pages are unnumbered, The book is 7 1/8" tall x 5 1/4" wide. The paper is the same throughout - heavy stock that is darkening faintly at the edges of the first page. A beige ribbon that binds the paper has a few spots of foxing (small brown spots - from an acidic or environmental reaction common to paper and fabric) . The pages are clean. There are no marks or writing. There is a short closed tear on the rear cover at the vertical edge. There is no official title or copyright page. The poet namei is not printed. There is no name or initial for the illuminator. There is no date or publisher or printer name. Charming. Well cared for as the date of printing probably goes back to the last half of the 1800's. ; 8vo; 8 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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96 Holden, Edith THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
New York, NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977 0030210267 / 9780030210266 Later Printing Hardcover Illustrated by Edith Holden 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition, however there is a former owner gift note written on the corner of the title page. The covers are crisp and very clean. The interior is clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of a wrinkle at the upper corner. There is no other wear. Very clean. Color illustrated in soft drawings of flowers, birds, butterfiles, dragon flies. The pages were hand written before being reproduced for the book. This is a reprint of the 1906 diary. ; Paintings; Small 4to; 177 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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POEMS BY THOMAS HOOD , Hood, Thomas
97 Hood, Thomas POEMS BY THOMAS HOOD
London E. Moxon, Son & Co. 1872 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Birket Foster 
Green ornately decorated cloth with beveled boards, blindstamped border on back board. Light rubbing to extremities, top and bottom of spine bumped. Edges show mild shelf wear. Overall clean and bright. Tight except between pp80-81, where hinge is loosened but still quite intact. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. 22 lovely illustrations by Birket Foster. ; 8vo; 180 pages  
Price: 155.00 USD
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98 Hughes, Langston SELECTED POEMS OF LANGSTONG HUGHES
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1965 Hardcover; Second Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket  Illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer 
This is the second printing of this hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and ver clean. There are no marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The dust jacket is unclipped, crisp, clean and without barely a touch of wear. Nicely illustrated by Kauffer with line drawings, white on a black background. Very nice book for a gift.; 8vo; 297 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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99 Hughes, Langston THE PANTHER AND THE LASH Poems of Our Times
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1967 First Edition Softcover 
This is the first printing of the softcover edition. The book appears to be unread. There are no creases on the spine, the binding is tight. The book covers and pages are very clean. There are no marks or writing. There is a touch of rubbing to the glossy layer of the paper cover. ; 8vo; 101 pages  
Price: 30.00 USD
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100 Hughes, Ted NEW SELECTED POEMS
New York, NY Harper & Row 1994 0060909250 / 9780060909253 Later Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, and clean large softcover book that was probably unread. Bright, shiny covers without flaws. Clean end papers and pages that are tightly bound. ; 8vo  
Price: 12.95 USD
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