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Killing Floor. in dj.

By: Ai

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1979,:

Seller ID: 39888


Ai. Killing Floor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. Pp 49. 8vo, tan spine with brown boards. Slightly rubbed with a few spots of soiling to cloth, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Killing Floor. ill. card covers.

By: Ai

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1979, ISBN:0395275903:

Seller ID: 59498


Ai. Killing Floor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. Pp 49. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The 1978 Lamont Poetry Selection."- from the cover. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 18.00 View more info

Sin. ill. card covers.

By: Ai

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1986, ISBN:0395379083:

Seller ID: 59502


Ai. Sin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Pp 80. 8vo, illustrated card covers. A collection of poetry. Lightly rubbed, cracking between pp 26-27, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Muslim India in British Journals. Three volumes in one.

By: AZIZ, K.K. ALI, Syed Ameer. BELL, Gertrude.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Niaz Ahmad, Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, 2011, ISBN:9789693524055: 2011

Seller ID: 113680

ISBN: 9693524055


AZIZ, K.K. Muslim India in British Journals. Lahore : (Niaz Ahmad), Sang-e-Meel Publications, (2011). THREE VOLUMES IN ONE. Pp. (6),[vii]-xv,(1),[1]-1548,(2). Thick 8vo, brown decorated glossy paper-covered boards with white lettering to front and spine. Contents: Part I: 1858-1905: 1. John Bright "Speechin the House of Commons" [Hansard, June 1858]; 2. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Some Indian Suggestions for India" [The Nineteenth Century, June 1880]; 3. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "A Cry from the Indian Mohammedans" [The Nineteenth Century, August 1882]; 4. Sayyid Ameer Al... View more info

Expulsion from Paradise : Elizabeth Bishop, 1927-1957

By: BISHOP, Elizabeth). TRAVISANO, Thomas.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anchorage Press, 1995,:

Seller ID: 37460


(BISHOP, Elizabeth). TRAVISANO, Thomas. Expulsion from Paradise : ElizabethBishop, 1927-1957. (Jolicure, NB): Anchorage Press, (1995). Pp [28]. 8vo, stapled printed brown card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Battle Hymn of My Kingdom

By: BOLTON, Frances Eugenia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pacific Press, San Francisco, CA, 1898,:

Seller ID: 76846


BOLTON, Frances Eugenia. Battle Hymn of My Kingdom . San Francisco, CA: Pacific Press, (1898). Pp. (36). Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with silver illustration to front, gilt lettering to front, blank spine. A slim selection of religious verse. Initial and final leaves foxed, rear innerhinge tender, else vg. Uncommon. 40.00 View more info

To Disembark. First Paperback Edition, signed

By: BROOKS, Gwendolyn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Third World Press, Chicago, 1981, ISBN:0883781026:

Seller ID: 116012


BROOKS, Gwendolyn. To Disembark. Chicago : Third World Press, (1981). FirstPaperback Edition. Pp (1),ii-viii,1-63,(7). 8vo, art-illustrated white car d covers, lettered in black. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (b. June 7, 1917 – d. December 3, 2000) was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people in her community. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on May 1, 1950, for Annie Allen, making her the first African American to receive the Pulitzer.Unforgettable poetic imagery by one of the greatest female African Americ... View more info

April Twilights and Other Poems. Fourth Printing in dustjacket.

By: CATHER, Willa.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1933,:

Seller ID: 112800


CATHER, Willa. April Twilights and Other Poems. New York : Alfred A. Knopf,MCMXXXIII (June). Fourth Printing. Pp. (12),13-70,(2). 8vo, green cloth sp ine with chevron-patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. "Miss Cather's first pubulished work was a volume of verse, entitled 'April Twilights'. The present edition contains Miss Cather's selections from this original volume, as well as all of her later verse, anda new poem, 'Poor Marty', which has not appeared in previous editions of t his book." - from the dustjacket. Faint spotting to gutters, else v... View more info

Hermetic Definitions

By: DOOLITTLE, Hilda D., H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fortress Press, 1971,:

Seller ID: 67117


H. D. (pseud. Hilda DOOLITTLE). Hermetic Definitions. [Buffalo : Fortress Press], 1971. Pp (72). Unpaginated. 8vo, plain grey card covers with paper title panel to spine. Boughn, H.D.: A Bibliography 1905-1990 A28 a. This pirated edition was limited to 1600 copies, and pre-dated the New Directions edition of 1972. Contents : I. Red Rose & A Beggar. II. Grove of Academe. III. Star of Day. Spine and margins sunned, slightly warped, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Wayfarer : Poems. First Edition, paperback, signed by author

By: EMERY, Gennet HEGARTY, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Star Books, Inc., Wilson, N.C., 1989, ISBN:0915541556:

Seller ID: 115652


EMERY, Gennet. Wayfarer : Poems. Illustrations by Ann Hegartry. Wilson, N.C.: Star Books, Inc., (1989). First Edition. Pp (6),7-128. Ilustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white and black. A collection ofChristian poetry written by Gennet M. Emery (b. 22 Agust 1925 - d. 23 Nove mber 2008), illustrated by Ann L. Hegarty (b. 1948). Spine sunned, else very good, with correction slip laid in. Signed with inscription by the author. 15.00 View more info

Sea Pieces. 1st no dj

By: FOOSHEE, Clare Murray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harbinger House, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 92401


FOOSHEE, Clare Murray. Sea Pieces : Poems. New York: Harbinger House, (1945). First Edition (stated). Pp. (10),11-42,(6). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Not in Laugher. Includes the poem "Nova Scotia". Other poems include "Low Tide", "Fog", "Remedy", "The Cape", "After Storm", "City Spring", "Fish", "We Were As Swimmers", "I Thought My Victory", "It Is October", "Query Filed for the Future", "Meeting", "Solace from the Renaissance", "Persian Fresco", "Old C... View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 6, June 1954

By: FROST, Robert MITFORD, Nancy McCLOY, John J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1954,:

Seller ID: 85349


(FROST, Robert; MITFORD, Nancy; McCLOY, John J.). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 6, June 1954. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1954. Pp[1]-96. Double Column. 4to, illustrated yellow and black wrappers. Include s : “Ten Years from Now” (by John J. McCloy, pp 26-30); “One More Brevity” (a poem by Robert Frost, p. 34); “How to Catch a King: Madame de Pompadour”[2nd of 2 parts] (by Nancy Mitford, pp 39-46); and much more. Rubbed, pen mark to front cover, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Harp of One String. signed in dj.

By: GARDE, Edna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pageant Press, New York, 1963,:

Seller ID: 76003


GARDE, Edna. Harp of One String. New York: Pageant Press, Inc., (1963). First American Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-48, including two colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of the poetry and paintings of the American author. Vg in spine-browned, chipped dj. Signed and dated by Garde on the ffep. 15.00 View more info

End of Beauty, The

By: GRAHAM, Jorie in 5

Price: $14.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 4161


GRAHAM, Jorie. The End of Beauty. N.Y.: (1987). Poems. Fine in fine dj. 14.00 View more info

Erosion. 1st, ill. card covers.

By: GRAHAM, Jorie. Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1983, ISBN:0691014051:

Seller ID: 56954


GRAHAM, Jorie. Erosion. Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1983). First Edition. Pp 83. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets. Very Good. 15.00 View more info

And I Alone Escaped To Tell You. First Edition, signed.

By: HAMILTON, Sylvia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2014, ISBN:9781554471362:

Seller ID: 105919


HAMILTON, Sylvia. And I Alone Escaped To Tell You. (Kentville): Gaspereau Press, 2014. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-94,(2). 8vo, black card covers, silver lettering to spine, in beige paper jacket, purple lettering to front panel and spine. "The settlement of African peoples in Nova Scotia is a richly layered story encompassing many waves of settlement and diverse circumstances -- from captives to 'freedom runners' who sailed north from the United States with hopes of establishing a new life. The poems in 'And I Alone Escaped to Tell You' endeavour to give these historical events a human voic... View more info

Breaking Waves Dashed High

By: HEMANS, Felicia HUMPHREY, L. B. (designs) Andrew (engraver)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepherd, Publishers, 1880,:

Seller ID: 45401


HEMANS, Felicia. The Breaking Waves Dashed High. (The Pilgrim Fathers). With designs by Miss L. B. Humphrey and engraved by Andrew. Boston: Lee and Shepherd, Publishers, 1880. Pp. 18 printed on one side, unpaginated including[15] illustrations.Small square 8vo, pressed tan cloth with highly decorat ive gilt illustration to front, a.e.g. A poem of new beginnings, the arrival of the Pilgrims to the shores of New England. Some wear to head and tail of spine, boards slightly soiled, corners worn, gift inscription inked to ffep, still a very nice copy with wonderful illustrations. 40.00 View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 3, March 1954

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest (cover) FENTON, Charles A. LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1954,:

Seller ID: 85346


(HEMINGWAY, Ernest (cover); FENTON, Charles A.; LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 3, March 1954. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1954. Pp [1]-97,(1). Double Column. 4to, illustrated white wrappers. Includes : Cover portrait of Ernest Hemingway by Russell Carpenter; “Ernest Hemingway: The Young Years” [1st of 3 parts] (by Charles A. Fenton, pp 25-34, to be continued); “Back to the Islands” (a poem by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, p. 66); and much more. Rubbed, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 5, May 1954

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest MITFORD, Nancy FENTON, Charles A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1954,:

Seller ID: 85348


(MITFORD, Nancy; HEMINGWAY, Ernest; FENTON, Charles A.). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 193, Number 5, May 1954. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1954. Pp [1]-96. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red wrappers. Includes : “How to Catch a King: Madame de Pompadour” [1st of 2 parts] (by Nancy Mitford,pp 25-34, to be continued); “Ernest Hemingway: The Paris Years” [3rd of 3 parts] (by Charles A. Fenton, pp 39-44); and much more. Very good. 30.00 View more info

For You. signed

By: HENNY

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dogwood Press, 1998, ISBN:0966798309:

Seller ID: 68885


HENNY. For You. Martha's Vineyard, MA: Dogwood Press, (1998). Pp. 100. 8vo,illustrated card covers, red titles to front and spine. A collection of po ems by the Austrian-born author who spends much of her time now in Martha'sVineyard. Vg. Author's signed inscription to the title page. 14.00 View more info