Poetry by Period

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Black Pow-Wow

Black Pow-Wow

by Joans, Ted

Revolution Is

Revolution Is

by Rap, B

Hero & Leander

Hero & Leander

by BURNETT, David (Richard Shirley Smith, illus)

Oxford: Printed Privately at the University Press, Oxford, 1975. First, Limited Edition. One of two hundred copies, signed by author and illustrator. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; unpaged (ca 60pp). Touch of wear to wrapper edges, still a tight, Near Fine copy.
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A$68.59
PROCESSIONALS

PROCESSIONALS

by Enslin, Theodore

Vinyard Haven, MA: Salt-Works Press, 1981. First Edition. Blue cloth; 8vo. 59 pp. Letter "A" of 26 copies bound copies, lettered and signed by the poet (the rest of the edition in wraps). The author's copy. Light foxing to top edge text block, else fine. Bertholf A68.
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A$114.32
Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by OLSON, Charles (Robert Creeley, ed)

Berkeley: University of California Press, (1993). First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Tan cloth hardcover; dustjacket; xx,225pp. Fine, unread copy in unworn jacket; a new-appearing copy.
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A$68.59
RUINING THE NEW ROAD

RUINING THE NEW ROAD

by Matthews, William

New York: Random House, 1970. First Edition. Blue cloth in dust jacket; large 8vo. 53 pp. Poet's first regularly published collection. Top edge of the cloth sunned; complete dust jacket front fold creased, worn, no chips, along the top edge, but very good. Jacket is misaligned, seemingly as provided by the publisher.
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A$30.48
Modern Hebrew Poetry

Modern Hebrew Poetry

by FRANK, Bernhard (ed & transl)

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1980. First Edition. Cloth issue (simultaneously issued in paperback). Octavo (23cm); cloth boards; dustjacket; lxiv,176pp. Review copy, with publisher's card laid in. Straight and tight, Near Fine in lightly edge-rubbed dustwrapper. A nice copy. Includes a substantial and scholarly foreword by the editor.
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A$45.73
Dandelions: New Poems

Dandelions: New Poems

by ETTER, Dave

[Red Wing, MN]: Red Dragonfly Press, 2010. First Edition. Slim octavo (19cm.); publisher's black and yellow pictorial glossy card wrappers; [4],98pp. A hint of shelf wear else Very Good to Near Fine.
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A$30.48
A ROOT IN MARCH / AXES 24

A ROOT IN MARCH / AXES 24

by Enslin, Theodore

Presque Isle, ME: Division of Humanities, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1979. First Edition. Stapled wrappers; thin 8vo. [19 pp.] This copy inscribed to the poet's friends Dick and Geraldine [Levasseure]. An easily very good copy. Bertholf A53.
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A$68.59
FLOWERING RIFLE

FLOWERING RIFLE

by Campbell, Roy

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards. Red, orange, and yellow plain printed jacket. 8vo; 157 pp. An Epic poem which was in support of Franco's Nationalist forces (and Franco's support of the Catholic Church), drawing the ire of many including friends who accused him of being a Fascist (in print, both in prose and poetry), although at a rather advanced age he volunteered and served in the British Army during the War. His reputation has never quite recovered.... Read more about this item
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A$114.32
MORE ABOUT TOMPKINS And Other Light Verse

MORE ABOUT TOMPKINS And Other Light Verse

by Fuller, Roy

Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1981. First edition. Stiff red paper covers; 8vo. [16 pp.] One of 135 copies handset in Baskerville type of which the first 25 were signed by the author. This is number 120, unsigned. An attractive volume of poems. Spine lightly bumped otherwise fine.
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A$30.48
Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems

Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems

by ACHEBE, Chinua

Garden City: Anchor Books / Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1973. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Octavo (20.75cm); original pictorial card wrappers; [7],8-92,[4]pp. Trivial wear and dustiness to wrappers, hint of sunning to spine; Near Fine. Collection of early poetry by the celebrated Nigerian author, comprised of the 23 poems written for the Nigerian release of Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems (several re-written and revised for this volume), and adding 7 later poems.
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A$60.97
GHOST PAIN: Poems

GHOST PAIN: Poems

by Lea, Sydney

Louisville: Sarabande Books, 2005. First edition. Cloth in dust jacket; large 8vo. 99 pp. Lea's eighth collection. Signed on the title page. Fine in like dust jacket, clearly never read (in removable protective archival cover).
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A$38.10
Modred: A Fragment [Signed, Limited edition]

Modred: A Fragment [Signed, Limited edition]

by ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington

New York: Edmond Byrne Hackett: The Brick Row Bookshop, Inc, 1929. First, Limited Edition. No. 3 of 250 signed, hand-numbered copies. 12mo. Black linen spine over deep blue paper-coverd boards; 18pp. Printed on pale blue Fine, in the original publisher's slipcase, just touched at corners but still Near Fine. A "deleted fragment" from Robinson's long-poem "Lancelot." Printed by Peter Beilenson, proprietor of the Peter Pauper Press.
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A$152.42
Wholly Communion: International Poetry Reading at the Royal Albert Hall, London, June 11, 1965

Wholly Communion: International Poetry Reading at the Royal Albert Hall, London, June 11, 1965

by [GINSBERG, Allen, Gregory Corso et al.] WHITEHEAD, Peter, illus

New York: Grove Press, 1965. First Edition. First Printing. Slim octavo (20cm.); original black photo-illustrated card wrappers; [8],71pp.; film stills throughout. Some trivial wear to extremities, minimal toning to lighter portions of rear cover; Near Fine. Volume documenting the International Poetry Reading at Royal Albert Hall in London, June 11, 1965. Includes poems by Ginsberg, Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Andrei Voznesensky, and others.
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A$53.35
The Mystic Inferno

The Mystic Inferno

by RAHMAN, Obaidur

Dhaka, Bangladesh: A Sleek Publication, 2011. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 54pp. Tight, unmarked copy, Near Fine.
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A$38.10
COLLECTED POEMS. 2 Vols

COLLECTED POEMS. 2 Vols

by Lawrence, D. H

New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929. First American edition. Original brown cloth, in slipcase; 8vo. Two volumes: 1) Rhyming Poems; 2) Unrhyming Poems. Both volumes with trace wear rubbing, virtually as new, brown top stain fresh in the original slipcase broken at both ends, but complete. Lovely copies in scarce slipcase.
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A$228.63
Anna Margarita's Will

Anna Margarita's Will

by GODWIN, Gail; Richard Lipton (calligrapher)

Concord, NH: William B. Ewert, Publisher, 1984. First, Limited Edition. No. XXIII of 26 copies bound into boards. Oblong quarto; cloth-backed boards, 20pp. Signed by both author and calligrapher on colophon. Fine. A dramatic monologue, originally written as the text of a song cycle in collaboration with Robert Starer.
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A$152.42
Conjure

Conjure

by REED, Ishmael

Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 82pp. Fine in fine, unclipped dustwrapper. First full-length poetry collection (following three novels) by the founder of the Umbra Workshop, which would become a significant influence on the Black Arts Movement. Includes Reed's major long poem "Catechism of d neoamerican hoodoo church," which was first published as a chapbook by the British publisher Paul Breman. A beautiful copy.
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A$114.32
All You Who Sleep Tonight: Poems [Review Copy, Signed]

All You Who Sleep Tonight: Poems [Review Copy, Signed]

by SETH, Vikram

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First American Edition. First Printing, with the publisher's slip laid in. Octavo (22cm); black paper-covered boards, with titling and author's initials stamped in silver on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [4],viii,61,[7]pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $18.95). The Indian author's fourth collection of poems.
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A$114.32
American Poet. Vol. III, no. 9, December, 1943

American Poet. Vol. III, no. 9, December, 1943

by MEAGHER, James, ed

Brooklyn: American Poet, 1943. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm.); original decorative white staplebound card wrappers; 24pp.; illus. Wrappers uniformly toned else Very Good or better. Includes poetry by servicemen in World War II, among them Private John J. Shank, winner of the American Poet poetry contest for 1943.
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A$38.10
GROWING BACK. Poems 1972 - 1992

GROWING BACK. Poems 1972 - 1992

by Lesser, Rika

Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997. First Edition. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. Poet's third collection. Fine copy in like dust jacket (in removable protective archival cover).
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A$30.48
Les Racines Congolaises. Précédé de La Vie Poétique: Poèmes

Les Racines Congolaises. Précédé de La Vie Poétique: Poèmes

by TATI-LOUTARD, J.-B

Honfleur: Pierre Jean Oswald, [1968]. First Edition. Slim 12mo (17.75cm.); original red printed wrappers, French flaps; 73,[4]pp. Fine. Second poetry collection by Congolese politican and author Jean-Baptise Tati-Loutard (1938-2009), at the time teaching at the Centre for Graduate Studies in Brazzaville. He would later serve as Minister of Higher Education and Minister of Arts and Culture and founded the political party Mouvement Action Renouveau (Action Movement for Renewal).
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A$114.32
To Eberhart from Ginsberg. A Letter About Howl 1956. An Explanation by Allen Ginsberg of his publication Howl and Richard Eberhart's New York Times article "West Coast Rhythms" together with comments by both poets and relief etchings by Jerome Kaplan [Signed, Limited]

To Eberhart from Ginsberg. A Letter About Howl 1956. An Explanation by Allen Ginsberg of his publication Howl and Richard Eberhart's New York Times article "West Coast Rhythms" together with comments by both poets and relief etchings by Jerome Kaplan [Signed, Limited]

by GINSBERG, Allen and Richard Eberhart; Jerome Kaplan, illus

Lincoln, Massachusetts: Penmaen Press, 1976. First, Limited Edition. First printing. Limited issue, no.14 of 300 copies signed by Eberhart and Ginsberg. Octavo. Blue cloth over blue denim boards; 45pp. Some trivial fading to cloth at base of spine, else a Fine, apparently unread copy.
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A$304.84
The Mouth of the Anthill is Learning to Write", excerpt in AGNI 73

The Mouth of the Anthill is Learning to Write", excerpt in AGNI 73

by Lockwood, Patricia

Boston: Agni, 2011. First Edition. Photographic glossy wrappers; 8vo. Signed by the poet at her contribution pp. 118-119, Tricia Lockwood. Published before her first book, and two years before her infamous poem "Rape Joke". She is the author of the well-recieved memoir PRIESTDADDY. Foreedge lightly coffee stained, easily very good.
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A$53.35
TO LIGHTEN MY HOUSE

TO LIGHTEN MY HOUSE

by Reid, Alastair

Scarsdale: Morgan & Morgan, 1953. First edition. Blue-gray cloth in dust jacket; large 8vo. 53 pp. Limited to 850 copies, one two page illustration by Kurt Roesch. This copy inscribed and signed to an American poet associated with New Formalism in 1999. An easily very good copy in a fair dust jacket that has separated at the spine, with some loss on the front panel (in removable archival covers).
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A$38.10
Marbled Paper [Limited Edition, Signed]

Marbled Paper [Limited Edition, Signed]

by MERRILL, James

Salem, OR: Charles Seluzicki Fine Books, 1982. First, Limited Edition. One of 200 copies. Quarto (25.25cm); letterpress printed sheets, string-tied into stiff pictorial card wrappers; [20]pp; illus. A Fine copy. Brief collection of poems, illustrated after photographs taken of funeral masks unearthed at Mycenae.
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A$152.42