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Light and Dark: A Runic Ragout of Wry Rhyme Writings.

By: Shaffer, Thomas E.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: San Francisco., Book Gamebit Press.: 1982.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17683

Condition: Fine. No dust jacket as issued.


Inscribed by the author and dated 3 June '88. Poetry "replete with restless reveries and irreverent ramblings!" View more info

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Not Your Everyday Lady.

By: Smith, Donna. Drawings by Suzanne Roach.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA., Batt Publishing.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition. Limited to 250 copies. This copy is marked "Artist Copy" in ink on the front cover.

Seller ID: 11233

Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Slight curl to top front corner and two small soil marks keep this book from being fine.


51 poems by the author with illustrations throughout by Ms. Roach. View more info

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Conquests: 1918-1939. A Poem on the Search for Peace.

By: Sparks, Carolyn.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York., Exposition Press.: 1952.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8844

Condition: Fine in good+ dust jacket. Yellow jacket is rubbed and soiled with chip at head of spine and closed tear in middle of spine.


San Francisco poet's only book length poem. It is a valuable record and reminder of the turmoil and conflicting opinions surrounding World War I and the struggle for peace. View more info

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The Weathercock.

By: Stanford, Ann.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Viking.: 1966.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12903

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Small spot of soil near spine on top edge. Book is square & tight. Jacket bright with price intact. Sunning to spine & light edge wear.


The 4th book of verse by the California poet. View more info

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Locksley Hall Sixty Years After, Etc.

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1887.

Seller ID: 15930

Condition: Very good. Hinges strong & binding solid. Book is square & tight. Scuffs to boards with light wear to extremities. Text bright.


Presentation copy: Inked inscription "Robt H. Moore From the Publishers 3/12/87." Tipped in on dedication page "The Age. Written After Reading 'Locksley Hall Sixty Years After" by W. F. Barnard. View more info

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Hoping For a Hoopoe.

By: Updike, John.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London., Gollancz.: 1959.

Edition: First U.K. Edition. Published in the U.S. as 'The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures.'

Seller ID: 12237

Condition: Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.


Updike's first book. Light poetry. Many first appeared in The New Yorker. Some of the poems have English subjects. i.e. "English Train Compartment." View more info

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The Balloon Babies Adventure.

By: Warnholz, Evalyn Stratton.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Vantage Press.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18685

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket edge worn with chip at head of spine & small tears to edges. Price ($3.95) intact on front flap.


Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Verses and illustrations. Dedicated to all the boys & girls who saw their toy balloons sail off into the blue & cried. View more info

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A Reader's Guide To T. S. Eliot. a Poem-By-Poem Analysis.

By: Williamson, George.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Noonday Press.: 1953.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7595

Condition: Near fine. No jacket. Former owner has underline passages with pencil. Small bump at top of spine.


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The Sweet Taste of Lightning:

By: Wilson, Sheri-D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver., Arsenal Pulp Press.: 1998.

Seller ID: 14823

Condition: Near fine. Light shelf wear. Text clean & binding solid.


Collection of work from the "action poet." View more info

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A Stone, A Leaf, A Door: Poems by Thomas Wolfe.

By: Wolfe, Thomas. Selected & Arranged in Verse by John S. Barnes. Foreword by Louis Untermeyer.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Scribner's.: 1948.

Seller ID: 15487

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Former owner's name and date ('48) on front free endpaper along with small Brentano's sticker. Erasure on page 1 smears one line in the first poem. Else book is square & clean in solid binding.


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Stolen Apples.

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1971.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 10783

Condition: Fine in good+ dust jacket. Book is tight & clean. Appears as new. Mylar protected jacket has cut across front panel, wear at edges, and rubbing to white back panel.


English translation adaptations by James Dickey, Geoffrey Dutton, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Updike, and others. View more info

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Poems Chosen By the Author. Bilingual Edition.

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Hill & Wang.: 1971.

Seller ID: 14105

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light shelf wear.


29 poems in both English & Russian versions. Translations by Peter Levi & Robin Milner-Gulland. View more info

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Modern Chinese Poetry: Twenty Poets From the Republic of China. 1955-1965.

By: Yip, Wai-Lim (sel. & trans.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Iowa City., Univ. of Iowa Press.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition. From the Iowa Translations series. Paul Engle, Gen. Editor.

Seller ID: 10933

Condition: Near fine lacking dust jacket. Book is square and tight with light erasure mark on top corner of front free endpaper.


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Poems.

By: Youngs, Malcolm Clay.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Avon, IL., Hamlet Press.: 1949.

Seller ID: 9246

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Bookplate on front pastedown and blind stamp on front pastedown. Jacket is sunned with large chips at top of rear panel and head of spine with small chip at top front corner.


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Favorite Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

By: [Longfellow] Edward A. Wilson (Illus.).

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday.: 1947.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 11887

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Soiling to edges. Jacket edge worn with small chips at head of spine and closed tears on bottom edge.


Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. Color and black & white illustrations by Wilson. View more info

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Sherlock Unbound: New Poems by John Ruyle.

By: [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Pequod Press. The Crow's Foot Press.: 1997.

Edition: First Edition. Copy 47 of 50 numbered copies.

Seller ID: 17663

Condition: Fine in blue printed wrappers.


A selection of Sherlockian poetry. View more info

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Mongoose & Mendicants: Celebrations & Tribulations.

By: [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Pequod Press. Wood & Devoy.: 1999.

Edition: First Edition. Limited to sixty copies of which 24 are hardcover & 36 in wrappers.

Seller ID: 17664

Condition: Fine in beige printed wrappers.


A selection of Sherlockian poetry "by the doddering old fool. Don't shoot him; he's doing his best." View more info

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Arrivals & Departures: Jiggery-pokery by John Ruyle.

By: [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Pequod Press. The Crow's Foot Press.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition. Copy 48 of 50 numbered copies.

Seller ID: 17665

Condition: Fine in purple printed wrappers.


A selection of Sherlockian poetry. Hand-set & printed in Centaur & Arrighi types. View more info

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Last Tonga in London: Quodammodotative Quartets by John Ruyle.

By: [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Pequod Press. Pondicherry Press.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition. Copy 43 of 50 numbered copies.

Seller ID: 17666

Condition: Fine in dark gray printed wrappers.


A selection of Sherlockian poetry. Text inspired by Tonga. "It was that little hell-hound, Tonga." View more info

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Sherlockian Poems on Various Occasions.

By: [Sherlockiana]. Ruyle, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley., Pequod Press.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition. Limited to 140 copies. Unnumbered. This appears to be a publisher's test copy.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17667

Condition: Fine in light pink printed wrappers.


"This book has been designed & hand-set by Baron Dowson at The Sign of the Pied Typers & printed under the supervision of Mungo Muir." "The bindings were hand-crafted in the basement workshop of Nimble & Quick." View more info