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Native in a Strange Land: Trials & Tremors., Coleman, Wanda.
Native in a Strange Land: Trials & Tremors.
Coleman, Wanda.
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1968: A History in Verse., Sanders, Edward.
1968: A History in Verse.
Sanders, Edward.
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An Introduction to the French Poets: Villon to the Present Day., Brereton, Geoffrey.
An Introduction to the French Poets: Villon to the Present Day.
Brereton, Geoffrey.
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Not Your Everyday Lady., Smith, Donna. Drawings by Suzanne Roach.
Not Your Everyday Lady.
Smith, Donna. Drawings by Suzanne Roach.
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Light and Dark: A Runic Ragout of Wry Rhyme Writings., Shaffer, Thomas E.
Light and Dark: A Runic Ragout of Wry Rhyme Writings.
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Sherlockian Poems on Various Occasions., [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.
Sherlockian Poems on Various Occasions.
[Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.
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Last Tonga in London: Quodammodotative Quartets by John Ruyle., [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.
Last Tonga in London: Quodammodotative Quartets by John Ruyle.
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Arrivals & Departures: Jiggery-pokery by John Ruyle., [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.
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Ketchup and other Vegetables. American Poets on President Reagan.
1 Ketchup and other Vegetables. American Poets on President Reagan.
Timnath, Colorado. Poetry Associates. 1984. First Printing. Spiral bound. Near fine in printed wrappers. Small 1/16" spot of soil on front panel. Softcover. 8.5" x 11". viii + 27 pp. "Selections from more than 60 poets, from 26 states and Canada, representing all walks of life and geographical regions of the nation are present in this volume. The youngest poet is 9, the oldest well past 70...Ronald Reagan and his Administration are a most appropriate subject of the poet's pen." From the introduction by Niger Lanor
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Slick But Not Streamlined: Poems & Short Pieces., Betjeman, John. Selected & with an Introduction by W. H. Auden.
2 Betjeman, John. Selected & with an Introduction by W. H. Auden. Slick But Not Streamlined: Poems & Short Pieces.
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards with gilt titles & dripping water faucet decoration. Ribbon book mark. Very good in good dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with toning to gutters. Binding solid & text bright. Price clipped dust jacket worn at spine ends & corners with tear between spine & front panel. 8vo. 185 pp. In 1972 the popular poet became England's Poet Laureate. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Verses I Like., Bowes, Major Edward (Selected by). With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.
3 Bowes, Major Edward (Selected by). With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. Verses I Like.
New York. Star Books. Garden City Publishing. 1939. Reprint. "New Revised Edition." Hardcover in blue cloth boards with gilt titles & rules on black background on spine. Dark gray top edge. Near fine in good dust jacket. Jacket shelf worn & rubbed with small tears at extremities. Book is tight & clean with no interior markings Toning just starting on endpapers. Solid binding. 8vo. 191 pp. with indices. Major Bowes (1874-1946) founded the Major Bowes' Amateur Hour which was the best-known amateur talent show in radio during the 30s & 40s. Many of the poems here were recited by the Major on the show. 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
Raingatherer., Brainard, Franklin.
4 Brainard, Franklin. Raingatherer.
Morris, MN. Minnesota Writers' Publishing House. 1973. First Edition. Also the first publication of the Minnesota Writers' Publishing House. Stapled heavy paper wrappers. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Interior tight & clean. Small spots of soiling (coffee?) on wraps. Booklet. 5.75" x 9". 33 pp. First appearance of these poems in consolidated form. Many appeared individually in magazines. Introductory conversation between Brainard and Minnesota poets Mike Kincaid & James Naiden. Introduction to the series and brief bio of Brainard by Robert Bly. Cover drawing by Franz Richter. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
An Introduction to the French Poets: Villon to the Present Day., Brereton, Geoffrey.
5 Brereton, Geoffrey. An Introduction to the French Poets: Villon to the Present Day.
London. Methuen & Co. 1957. 2nd printing. Hardcover in cloth boards. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Slight spine slant. Jacket bright with wear at spine ends repaired by tape. 8vo. 302 pp. with bio-bibliographical notes and i Study of five centuries of French poetry. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Crossing the Equator: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2004., Christopher, Nicholas.
6 Christopher, Nicholas. Crossing the Equator: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2004.
New York. Harcourt, Inc. 2004. Uncorrected Proof. Perfect bound in blue printed wrappers. Very good in wrappers. Light shelf wear to wrapper edges & sticker removal from front panel. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.25". 226 pp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Poems of Justice., Clark, Thomas Curtis (Compiled by).
7 Clark, Thomas Curtis (Compiled by). Poems of Justice.
Chicago & New York. Willett, Clark & Co. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover in full green textured cloth boards with pink rules & black titles. Red top edge. Book is square & binding solid. Former owner's stamps on endpapers. Penciled brackets & underlines with notes on rear pastedown. 12mo. xii, 306 pp. with indices. Book is dedicated to Christian theologian Walter Rauschenbusch a key figure in the Social Gospel movement, 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Native in a Strange Land: Trials & Tremors., Coleman, Wanda.
8 Coleman, Wanda. Native in a Strange Land: Trials & Tremors.
Santa Rosa, California. Black Sparrow Press. 1996. First Edition. Published simultaneous with hard cover edition. Perfect bound. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Light soil to wraps. Book is clean in tight binding. Softcover. 6" x 9". 292 pp. plus colophon Collection of verse. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Songs for Courage., Crowell, Grace Noll.
9 Crowell, Grace Noll. Songs for Courage.
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1938. Later printing. Hardcover in blue & tan paper-wrapped boards. Book is tight and clean save for church library stamp on front free endpaper. Light wear to spine ends. Jacket lightly rubbed. Fading to spine & fore edges. Closed tear on rear panel. 12mo. 42 pp. Inspirational poetry by the beloved author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Poetry in Our Time, Deutsch, Babette.
10 Deutsch, Babette. Poetry in Our Time
New York. Henry Holt. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover in full cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is clean and tight with no interior markings. Slight spine slant. Jacket lightly rubbed with edge wear. 8vo. 411 pp. with short chronology & index. A critical examination of modern poetry in the first half of the century. 
Price: 18.50 USD
 
 
The Poetry of Robert Frost., Frost, Robert.  Lathem, Edward Connery, editor.
11 Frost, Robert. Lathem, Edward Connery, editor. The Poetry of Robert Frost.
New York. Holt, Rinehart & Winston. 1969. First Edition thus. Fine in near fine jacket. Jacket has very light rubbing. 8vo. 607 pps including index. All eleven of Frost's books complete. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Rocking Chair Lane., Gardner, Hettie E.
12 Gardner, Hettie E. Rocking Chair Lane.
Apple Valley, California. Self published. (Edited & Compiled by Edith M. Crouch). 1972. First Edition. Hardcover in illustrated cloth boards. Illustrated endpapers. Fine. No dust jacket. 8vo. 58 pp. Signed & dated in year of publication by the author. With short inscription. Illustrated by the author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Howl., Ginsberg, Allen.
13 Ginsberg, Allen. Howl.
San Francisco. City Lights Books. 1962. Eleventh printing, Paperback binding. Number four in the Pocket Poets Series. Near fine in very good wrapper. Some jacket sunning. 44 pps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Blues For Bird. Book IV. Bird Discovers Bop., Gray, Martin.
14 Gray, Martin. Blues For Bird. Book IV. Bird Discovers Bop.
New Hope, PA. Alpha Beat Press. 1999. Staple bound. Near fine. Price sticker shadow on top of front panel. Pamphlet. 5.25". 8.5". Unpaginated. Fourth of a 12-book poem in trimeters on saxophonist & composer Charlie Parker (1920-1955). 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard., Gray, Thomas.
15 Gray, Thomas. An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.
London. Sampson Low, Son, and Marston. 1869. First Edition. Original brown morocco ornately decorated with gi Boards in glassine dust jacket. Excellent condition with just a touch of rubbing to corners. Former owner's bookplate and small contemporary bookseller stamp on front pastedown. Binding solid with some foxing to text. Illustrations bright. 7" x 10". 15 pp. printed on recto plus 4  Sixteen tissued guarded color illustrations by R. Barnes, R. P. Leitch, E. M. Wimperis & others printed by Cooper, Clay & Co. Four page facsimile manuscript taken from the only existing draught of the poem made by the poet. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
How to Revise Your Own Poems: A Primer for Poets., Hamilton, Anne.
16 Hamilton, Anne. How to Revise Your Own Poems: A Primer for Poets.
Boston. The Writer, Inc. (1945). Hardcover in green cloth boards stamped in gilt. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light rubbing to extremities. Book is clean in solid binding. Small book store (Paul Elder, San Francisco) stamp on rear pastedown. Jacket lightly edge worn with toning to spine. 12mo. 85 pp. plus end piece. Guide for beginning poets by the writer, teacher & poetry critic. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Her Letter, His Answer & Her Last Letter., Harte, Bret. Pictured by Arthur I. Keller.
17 Harte, Bret. Pictured by Arthur I. Keller. Her Letter, His Answer & Her Last Letter.
Boston. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1905. First Edition. Hardcover in decorated green cloth boards. Three quarter Illustration pasted to front cover. 1909 dated gift inscription on first blank. Damp stain to edges of front endpapers. Binding softening with no loosening. Text & illustrations bright. Wide 8vo. 100 pp. Top edge gilt. Decorated endpapers. With full page Keller illustrations facing text. Also headpieces & other decorations by the artist. 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
National Poetry Anthology 1950: Written by Librarians and Teachers in Schools and Colleges., Hartman, Dennis (Editor).
18 Hartman, Dennis (Editor). National Poetry Anthology 1950: Written by Librarians and Teachers in Schools and Colleges.
Los Angeles. National Poetry Association. 1950. Number 677 of edition limited to 1500 copies. Hardcover in brown marbled cloth boards with gilt titles. Boards lightly edge rubbed. Titles faded. Light foxing to endpapers. Text bright and binding solid. 8vo. 462 pp. with index of titles. Poems are printed alphabetically by author. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
El Gaucho Martin Fierro., Hernandez, Jose. Illustrated by Alberto Nicasio.
19 Hernandez, Jose. Illustrated by Alberto Nicasio. El Gaucho Martin Fierro.
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Libros Centenario. 1963. Centenary edition. Hardcover in illustrated padded leather binding with ribbon bookmark & patterned endpapers. Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Dust soil to edges. Text starting to tone. Crack at half title page. Else binding solid in attractive boards. 12mo. 253 pp. plus 3 pp. Indice de los Cantos. Epic poem by the Argentine journalist & political activist. His masterpiece with Spanish text. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Poetry and the Stars., Hill, Hyacinthe.
20 Hill, Hyacinthe. Poetry and the Stars.
Putnam Valley, NY. Scop & Gleeman Publishers. 1986. First Edition. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Trade paperback. 5.5" x 8.5". 89 pp. Poetry by the noted astrologer & author. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
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