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1 BOTTEGHE OSCURE Spring , 1959 Quaderno XXIII
Roma, Italy Via Delle Botteghe Oscure 1959 First Edition Softcover 
This is the 29th in a series of this literary book published in Rome. This issue contains three works by Robert Penn Warren. The cover is a beige nice art paper with a classic font title. There is an overwrap of soft paper printed on a white and green background with a list of contributors on the front panel and promotional blurbs on the rear. TThere are 473 pages. The book was published in 1959. Tight and bright. The wrapped jacket has worked well to preserve the art paper covers. There is a little smudging on the overwrap and faint darkening on the spine. There is a small chip on the lower front edge of the overwrap. There are no marks or writing. There is a touch of foxing on the top edge. The contributors come from many countries. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 473 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 BYRON ON THE CONTINENT February - April 1974
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library And The New York Public Library 1974 0871042487 / 9780871042484 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book with a paper wrapper. The book is tight, bright, very clean, but with light shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine of the paper wrapper cover. The book is limited to 1000 copies and was published in conjunction with A Memorial Exhibition 1824 - 1974 "illustrating the literary and personal consequences of Byron's years on the Continent", as stated in the Preface. ; 8vo; 86 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 CAMPUS ANTHOLOGY A Literary Review Costard Book
Berkeley Associated Students Univerisity Of California 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Hardcover book in very good plus condition. Paper covered boards with a linen spine. There is slight rubbing on the paper covers and a hint of corner wear at the rear. There is a former owner gift note. OThe end papers, pages, and edges are very clean. The binding is tight. Book decorations are by Valenti Angelo. Limited to 1000 copies. ; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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4 COLLAGES & BRICOLAGES Number 9, 1995 the Journal of Internationalthe Feature Writing
Clarion, PA Collages & Bricolages 1995 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical published in 1995 - it is Number 9. The feature article is about George Sand, plus many more articles, reviews, commentary, prose, poetry, drama, illustration. ; 4to; 132 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 LES POETES DE LA PLEIADE
Paris La Renaissance Du Livre Softcover 
This is a softcover book with an overwrap and a slipcase. The book has a tight binding and clean pages. There are two names written in: one of the cover with a date and place of Paris - 1911, the other a name and date of Paris - 1933. The cover is a little worn around the paper cover edge and some cover paper is missing on the spine. There is also a small stain near the spine. The overwrap is paper with a wood facsimile design. The interior of the overwrap seems to indicate that the paper is a sample of a wallpaper, however it is printed with the title of this book. The same paper was used on the slipcase. This overwrap has some edge wear and a puncture on the spine. Poets included are: Pontus de Thyard, Joachim du Bellay, Remy Belleau, Etienne Jodelle. The words Pieces Choisies is printed on the title page. There is no date printed anywhere. In French. ; 8vo; 208 pages  
Price: 27.00 USD
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6 LOONFEATHER A Magazine of Poetry, Short Prose & Graphics
Bemidji, MN Loonfeather Press 1995 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Clean, crisp, and bright softcover book. Includes a mini-bio on each of the author-poets. Illustrations by Linda Pearson. ; 8vo; 39 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 MAELSTROM Spring, 1970
Blacksburg, VA Maelstrom / Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1970 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by James Arnosky 
This is a softcover book with an art paper cover and a stapled binding. It was published by the Student Publication Board each year in February. This is the Spring 1970 edition - Volumen IV, Number 1. The Editor was William N. Colton III. The black and white illustration on the orange cover is by James Arnosky - an award winning iillustratort/artist known for science and nature - it is a frog in armor holding a helmet and riding a seahorse with other figures hiding in the art. Cover is clean and crisp with a faint hint of some fading. The pages are also clean and crisp. No marks, no writing. Fiction, poetry, graphics, and photography. ; No 1.; 8vo; 42 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 PARALLELS Nineteen Sixty-Seven
Saint Cloud, MN Saint Cloud State College 1967 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book of poetry, art and photography. 43 pages. Quality paper covers and printed papers. Cover is pumpkin with red design printed in ink. Red end papers. White and avacodo paper with black and white printing and art. Contributors and staff are listed on the last page. ; 8vo 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 POETRY
Chicago, IL Poetry 1968 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover magazine from 1968 (Volume 111, No. 5 February) . The first three featured artists on the cover are James Wright, Peter Redgrove, James Schuyler. There are three first appearances - Michael Harper, Dick Gallup, Iven Lourie. The magazine is in near fine condition - tight, bright, clean on the covers and the interior. It covers pages 283 through 346.; No 5 February 1968; Vol. 111; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 SWORD & BLOSSOM POEMS II
Tokyo T. Hasewaga 1908 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softocover book of poetry with original woodblack illustrations and cover. There is a hand black cover on fine crepe paper for the cover. The book is bound using folded paper and then bound. There are verses and illustrations related to 10 Blossom Songs and 5 Sword Songs. The Blossom Songs date from (no later than) 906 AD and the Sword Songs are more recent. The cover and interior are all art work from the calligraphy to the woodblacks in soft colors. The cover design is what appears to be leaf shapes falling down on or lfloating on water. Each poem has original art. The work was translated by Shotaro Kimura and Charlotte M. A. Peake. The covers are clean, the binding is tight . There is a former owner name in pencil on the front end paper. Delicate and fine, original work. ; 8vo; 30 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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THE BATTLE LINE OF DEMOCRACY Prose and Poetry of the World War
11 THE BATTLE LINE OF DEMOCRACY Prose and Poetry of the World War
Washington, D C Committee On Public Information 1917 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
This is a paper covered book of poetry and prose compiled and published in 1917.The book was printed in the U. S. Government Printing Office. It is dedicated to the Children of America. A detaile Table of Contents precedes the contributions with attribution to authors, poets, essayists, commentators. The interior pages are very clean. The back cover shows a closed tear and a touch of soil. The front cover is a reproduction of the original. This is a handsome rescue and restoration of a historic work. There are no marks, stamps, or writing. ; 8vo; 133 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 THE LADIES' GARLAND, AND FAMILY MAGAZINE; CONTAINING MORAL TALES, ANACDOTES, POETRY, ETC. Original and Selected Music, Engravings, Etc. , Etc.
Philadelphia, PA J. Van Court First Edition Hardcover 
This book contains two volumes of The Ladies Garland and Family Magazine bound in one (binding) . Volume 10, July to December 1846 and Volume 11 from January to June, 1847. The book is 3/4 dark brown leather and pebbled cloth covers. The end papers are marbled in a complimentary design. There are eight hand-colored floral and bird engravings and a number of black and white steel engravings and mezzotints throughout. The spine is titled Ladies Garland and Volume 10. There is decorative gilt as well. The covers have some scuffed corners with some breakthrough of the leather. There is a slight loss of cloth at the fore-edges on the book. There is a small label of a Rochester, NY bookstore on the upper corner of the front end paper. There is a name and place (Laurence, KS) in pencil on the first blank page. There is another name in pencil on the title page. There is another or the same Lawrence, KS name on the verso of the end paper in pencil, plus some very, small words in pencil. The binding is tight, Except for the scuffing, the covers are clean. , There are no marks on the end papers other than what has been described. The pages are fairly clean of smudges, with a touch of foxing throughout, a little heavier in spots. There is also some offsetting from the engravings. Most of the hand-colored engravings are covered in a fine tissue paper. There are some ink splatters on the last dozen or so pages. There is a short tear on the first blank page - repaired with Japanese tissue paper. One of the articles is titled "How to Reform a Husband". The quality of the coloring is good to very good, not as fine as in more dedicated floral books from the same time period. There are 192 pages in each volume. Charming. ; Vol. 10/11/2010; 8vo 
Price: 125.00 USD
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13 THE PARIS REVIEW Interview Prose Poetry Art
New York, NY The Paris Review 1972 First Edition Softcover 
This is a sorftcover periodical - Winter 1972. Contains 'Elegy for Neal Cassidy' by Allen Ginsberg and an Interview with John Berryman 'The Art of Poetry XVI' . Contributors in this issue - John Ashbery, Kenneth Bernard, Lou Reed, David Shapiro, Ted Berrigan and more. The book is in good condition. There is a spot on the front edges at the bottom of the book, a slight crease on the lower front cover. The interior and covers are quite clean. There is a hint of darkening on the spine. No marks or writing. No underlining. No wear or tears. Classic early 70's. The editors at the time were Plimpton, Matthiessen, Silvers, Fuller, Hall, Ardery, Gtoffsky. ; 8vo; 208 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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14 THE TIGER'S EYE 9 on Arts and Letters
New York, NY The Tiger's Eye Publishing Co. 1949 First Edition Softcover 
This is a periodical from October 15, 1949 in softcover. 144 pages of prose, drama, poetry, essays, comments, excerpts and many illustrations and photographs - some tipped in, some in color, otherwise black and white. This edition includes four photographs of paintings by Mark Rotho (Betty Parsons Gallery) and a paragraph statement by Rotho about his paintings. The Table of Contents for this edition is three pages long. There is a woodblock reprint by Anne Ryan titled "In a Street". Other names from this edition are Kenneth Rexroth, Edwin Honig, William Everson. ; Number 9; Vol. 1; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 TIME TO GREEZ! Incantations from the Third World
San Francisco, CA Glide Publications 1975 0912078448 / 9780912078441 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Very good softcover book. There is a slight curl to the upper front corner, otherwise, very clean, tight, bright, and crisp. No creases to spine. Carefully read, if at all. Introduction by Maya Angelou. Prose, poetry, and art of Third World authors, poets, and artists. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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16 Adair, Virginia Hamilton LIVING ON FIRE
New York Random House 2000 0375502890 / 9780375502897 First Edition Hardcover 
Hardback book would be fine except for former owner name on front free end paper. Clean and bright. Dust jacket is unclipped, clean, bright. It has a look of a book that has been barely read and carefully owned. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.75 USD
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17 Aldis, Dorothy HELLO DAY (Signed)
New York, NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1959 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Susan Elson Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book of children's poetry - with a dust jacket and signed by the author in the center of the front free end paper. The book is delightfully illustrated by Susan Elson. The illustratio ns are line drawings in black and white - some full page and some within the text. The covers are cloth in a soft peach-pink color. There is a little design and title on the cover in black ink as well as a title on the spine. There is a former owner name on the front pasted down end paper. There is a very light touch of some soil on the bottom edge, in a few places. Clean throughout with crisp pages. The dust jacket is a bright yellow with a drawing of a child leaning in an upper window of a portion of a house waving to a child in a sand box with clothes on the line in the background. There is some wear to the jacket - a tear to the bottom edge of the rear panel, some chipping on the corners, some smudges and a little stain. The original price is present . The jacket is now protected and freshened up and covered by a new archival see-through, removable mylar jacket-cover. ; 8vo; 64 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Aleamoni, Ron M. A TIME TO LOOK FOR RAIN
New York Vantage Press 1976 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
SIGNED This is a signed and inscribed hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in a tight binding and very clean, however there are two spots on the fron black cloth cover where the sheen is different from the rest of the cover. The unclipped dust jacket is bright and crisp with a faint touch of edge wear where the black color shows a tiny bit of the under layer of white. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 Alta BURN THIS AND MEMORIZE YOURSELF Poems for Women
Washington, NJ Times Change Press 1971 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Small, thin softcover book of poetry. There is a spot on the back cover. There is a bookstore stamp on the first page. Photographs in the book are by Ellen Shumsky. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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SELECTED LONGER POEMS, Ammons, A. R.
20 Ammons, A. R. SELECTED LONGER POEMS
Minneapolis W W Norton And Co 1979 0393012972 / 9780393012972 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Fine book in near fine dust jacket. Price is present at top of inside flap, the bottom corner is clipped. Tight, clean, possibly unread. Book and jacket sparkle. ; 8vo 
Price: 50.00 USD
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