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Nothing to Do An Accompaniment to Nothing to Wear

By: a Lady (pseudonym of Justin H. Howard)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley & Halsted: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30070


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some edge wear and rubbing along with some fraying and a small tear to the top rear spine joint of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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A Seizure of Limericks

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28261


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing to the bottom spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a former owner's inked library collection notation on the reverse of the rear endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket is clean and bright, but does have one smallish semi-closed edge tear to ... View more info

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Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti

By: Alberti, Rafael (translated by Lloyd Mallan)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29907


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though they do have some light, generalized toning. There is a previous owner's personal library card pocket on the front pastedown page. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears and nicks along with toning to the spine and edges. The rear panel has some ground-in dirt and toning / foxi... View more info

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Nationchild Plumaroja

By: Alurista (Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Toltecas En Aztlan Centro Cultural De La Raza: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35887


B&W Illustrations; This is a mass market paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. This copy has been signed, with a short inscription in Spanish by the... View more info

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On the Pulse of Morning The Inaugural Poem

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35632


This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This is a small format paperback book with French wrap covers. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Maya Angelou; born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with... View more info

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Mother Goose for Grown Folks A Christmas Reading

By: Anonymous (Whitney, Mrs. A. D. T.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Carleton, Publisher: 1867

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 30328


This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and edge wear. There is some beginning fraying to the spine ends as well. The text pages are generally clean and bright, but there are spots of foxing throughout. "Adeline Dutton Train Whitney (September 15, 1824 – March 20, 1906) was an American po... View more info

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Last Words

By: Antler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31466


This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Antler was born in Milwaukee and grew up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He worked his way through college in various factories. As John Muir left the University of Wisconsin at Madison for the University of the Wilderness... View more info

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Bestiary, Or The Parade Of Orpheus

By: Apollinaire, Guillaume (translated by Pepe Karmel)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: B60022


Woodcuts; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has some rubbing to the spine. "Considered one of the first modern poets in France, he experimented freely and his casual lyric style marked a significante break with the past." View more info

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The Light of Asia; or, the Great Renunciation (Maabinishkramana) Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama

By: Arnold, Edwin (M.A.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Roberts Brothers: 1892

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: 31028


Trade edition, following the 1879 Altemus First US edition. The book is in Very Good condition and was possible issued without a dust jacket. There is rubbing to the spine joints and some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has been removed and there is a small strip of the top edge of the title page cut out as well. "In the following Poem I have sought, by the me... View more info

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Campus Anthology A Literary Review Costard Book

By: Associated Students University of California

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Associated Students University of California: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31491


Limited to 1000 copies - this is an unnumbered patron's copy. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. There is some toning to the bottom edge of the covers along with some light spotting. The text pages are clean and bright. "There is a dogma to the effect that undergraduate verse tends diversely toward extremes of realism and extremes of romance, - amounting, if you like, to pseudo-realism and pseudo-romance. According to th... View more info

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Desafio Radiofonico

By: Avila, Arthur V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Arthur V. Avila: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34496


This is a trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued binding. The text is all in Portuguese. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some noticeable creasing to the covers, especially the front cover. The spine of the book has rubbing and some grease pencil marks. Part of the author's name has been rubbed off. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, w... View more info

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Truth O'women Last Words from Long Vanished Ladies

By: Bacon, Josephine Daskam

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35911


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a penciled previous owner's name. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips, along with noticeable toning / sunning to the spine. "Josephine Daskam Bacon (Mrs. Selden Bacon) (born: Josephine Dodge Daskam) (February 17, 1876 ... View more info

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The Dept (Wellsley Poems Number One)

By: Bates, Katharine Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellsley, MA, Merrythought Press: 1924

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35751


SIGNED EDITION. This book is number #497 in a limited edition of unknown number. The book is a small format booklet with handmade paper covers and a string binding. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Set in Caslon Old Face and printed on Italian handmade paper by June Barrows Mussey at the Merrythought Press in Wellsley, MA. The book covers have some beginning edge wear and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy ... View more info

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Under the Arch: Tales Told True and Twisted

By: Bearden, Ed

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Empire, CA, Black Pan Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31012


This is a trade paperback book. This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. "The stories in this collection seemed to come about naturally and after a time, to take on a life of their own. A year after Roberta and I entered the Real Estate business, we started a newsletter as a way of marketing ourselves to the community." View more info

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Riding the Tractor

By: Bearden, Ed

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Empire, CA, Black Pan Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31013


This is a trade paperback book. This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. "The honest and unpretentious poems in Ed Bearden's book, Riding the Tractor are woven out of memories of his childhood and adolescence growing up on a farm in California's Central Valley. They celebrate A sense of place; the sweet smell of ripening peaches, breathing winter fog, riding on a tractor." View more info

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On the Musem Steps

By: Bearden, Roberta

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Empire, CA, Black Pan Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31011


This is a trade paperback book. This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. "In this marvelous collection of poems, Roberta Bearden captures her world from her view on the Museum steps, past, present and future. Rich with images of nature, these poems are also rich with compassion." View more info

A Friendly Visit Poems for Robert Frost

By: Beloit Poetry Journal

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Beloit, WI, Beloit Poetry Journal: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35219


The chapbook has been bound, as is in a hardcover binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. This compilation includes poems by a variety of authors, including Gwendolyn Brooks, James Dickey, Langston Hughes, Alfred Kreymborg, Carl Sandburg, William Carlos Williams and more. "Since 1950, the Beloit Poetry Journal has been publishing poetry that matters. Well-known as an early publishe... View more info

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Merchants From Cathay

By: Benet, William Rose

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34416


This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "William Rose Benét (February 2, 1886 – May 4, 1950) was an American poet, writer, and editor. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benét. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Col. James Walker Benét and his wife née Frances Neill Rose, and grandson of Brigadier General Stephen Vincent B... View more info

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Coyote Cowboy Poetry

By: Black, Baxter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Coyote Cowboy Company: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36031


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Baxter Black (born January 10, 1945) is an American cowboy, poet, philosopher and former large-animal veterinarian. He is also a radio and television commentator. Black grew up in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was trained as a large-animal veterinarian at New Mexi... View more info

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Memory Room

By: Blanding, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1943

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: A33874


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The book has been illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations by the author. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, small tears and small chips missing, mostly to the spine ends and corners. There is some ... View more info