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The English Poets. Ten Poems by Ten English Poets.

By: Engdahl, Lee, editor.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Santa Rosa], [Engdahl Typography]: [1988]

Edition: Limited Edition, No. 13 of 400 copies

Seller ID: 1575

ISBN: 0939489058

Condition: Jacket with 2" tear top front edge. Book is fine.


4to; red cloth; paper cover & spine lables; plain paper jacket. With a warm autograph presentation inscription from the Engdahls on the half-title, addressed to two fellow printers.Works by Suckling, Wyatt, Gascoigne, Wilmot, Southwell, Turberville, Waller, Howard, Raleigh, and Campion. View more info

Stabs In issue #21 of A Hundred Posters

By: Fagin, Larry [Davies, Alan, ed.].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, [Other Publications]: September, 1977

Seller ID: 1022

Condition: Slight age toning & foxing at edges; foxing to both sides of last sheet; two light horizontal fold creases from mailing; very good condition thus given survival odds.


7 mimeographed sheets; 11" x 8.5"; printed on both sides; corner staple; cover title, back page is address sheet; 12 text pages contain "Stabs" by Fagin, about seven to nine single lines per page.Harold Dull's copy with mailing label to his San Francisco address on back page. Preceding the Poltroon Press publication of Stabs, or a version thereof, in 1979. View more info

Darkling Plain.

By: Field, Sara Bard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: 1936

Seller ID: 3136

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap


92 pp.; gilt stamped cloth in dust jacket clipped at both corners of front flap. Browning and light soil at edges. View more info

Time to Destroy / To Discover.

By: Fixel, Lawrence.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Panjandrum Press: [1972]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1279

Condition: Fine condition


4to; illustrated cream wrappers. One thousand copies printed; this copy numbered 3 of 10 in manuscript, and signed by the author; Panjandrum chapbook number one. View more info

The Book of Glimmers [Inscribed by the author].

By: Fixel, Lawrence.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley & London, Cloud Marauder Press; Menard Press: [1979]

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6789

Condition: Near Fine condition


53 pp.; 8vo; white wrappers. Inscribed "for Ruth [Witt-Diamant], with love, Larry, February 1980." Slight vertical crease to front cover near spine from opening.Laid in is a broadside announcement printed on card stock for "Once and Upon" A Memorial Retrospective of Paintings, Madeline Gleason; Gallery Become, One Haight Street at Market, San Francisco, 1980. View more info

Side Dishes. Verse and Drawings by Paul Q. Forster.

By: Forster, Paul Q.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1979

Seller ID: 5180

Condition: Fine condition


Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Signed by Forster opposite title page. 68 pp.; 8vo; illustrated red paper over boards, in glassine wrap with loss at rear top corner. Amusing light verse as in one of the shorter pieces: A Diamond Lasts Forever, "The gifts of love their raptures bring, Though love may have a hollow ring . . . And who can live on love alone, Or love a ring without the stone." View more info

The Last of His Family; and other Poems, Occasional and Miscellaneous.

By: FOSTER, NATHAN LANESFORD.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, By the author: 1854

Edition: New Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 9001

Condition: Very Good condition


228 pp., frontis engraving; 8vo; full red morocco, elaborate decoration in gilt from cover, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; all edges gilt; canary endpapers of coated stock. Moderate rubbing & wear at leading edges; spine a bit rubbed and dulled; foxing to title and frontis and rear blanks. Nathan Lanesford Foster (1787-1860), poet and itinerant book agent, in East Sudbury, now Wayland, Mass. In 1805 he moved to Brattleboro, Vt., to read law with his brother-in- law, Samuel Elliot (1777-1845). Following the premature death of his sister, Fanny Foster Elliot (1783-1806), he contin... View more info

Notes preceding trust.

By: Fraser, Kathleen.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, San Francisco, The Lapis Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition, inscribed by the author on half-title.

Seller ID: 1398

ISBN: 0932499244

Condition: Fine condition


57 pp.; white wrappers, cover art by Sam Francis. View more info

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The Harper, and other Poems.

By: FROST, QUINTIN (PSEUD.).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Printed by C. Wittingham forLongman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme: 1806

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8579

Condition: Poor condition


104 pp; 16mo; marbled brown calf; spine lettered & decorated in gilt; black leather spine label. Front board nearly detached; loss of half-inch piece of leather top of spine; corners bumped and rubbed. Appears to be lacking front endpaper(s), as title page is facing front pastedown. Ownership name in pen top ot title page: Lyman H. Warren, Oneida Col, N. Y.; another (previous owner?) name or initials shaded out in pencil.For someone with time by the fire, and a glass: the front pastedown and rear endpapers contain 9 stanzas of verse in faint pencil, more or less appears to be a plainti... View more info

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Songs from Prison. Translations of Indian Lyrics Made in Jail. Adapted for the Press by John S. Hoyland.

By: Gandhi, M. K.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1934

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 7256

Condition: Very Good condition


160 pp.; 8vo; black cloth, paper spine label printed in red. Faint spotting/soil to front cover near spine & top edge when held to light; slight fading to paper spine label, else a very clean, tight copy. View more info

The Joy O' Life and Other Poems.

By: Garrison, Theodosia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., Mitchell Kennerley: 1909

Edition: First Edition, Signed By Author

Seller ID: 797

Condition: Very Good


12mo. Yellow cloth, paper spine lable. Light soiling to spine label and edges. View more info

Concerto for Bell and Telephone.

By: Gleason, Madeline.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Unicorn Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition, one of 500 copies printed by Andrew Hoyem.

Seller ID: 1721

Condition: Light soil to jacket with a few minor chips to top edge. Fine condition in very good jacket.


Inscribed by the author: "For Kay on her Birthday, love Madeline." 52 pp. 8vo; printed blue wrappers in dust jacket. View more info

Shantih Vol. 2, No. 4; Spring-Summer 1973

By: Gottesman, Irving and John Friedman, eds.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, N. Y., 1973

Seller ID: 1943

Condition: Near Fine condition


48 pp. 4to; stapled blue wrappers, cover drawings by Sipke Huismans; drawings; b&w photos. Small ink name inside front cover.A journal of international writing and art. E. M Beekman, guest editor, Introduction to Modern Dutch Literature with contributions by Multatuli [Eduard Douwes Dekker]; Paul van Ostaijen, Gerrit Kouwenaar, Paul de Vree, Hugo Claus, Hans Verhagen and others. Also, A Visit with Alan Sillitoe. View more info

The Poetry Project Newsletter. No. 30.

By: Greenwald, Ted., ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Mark's Church: Dec. 1, 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 990

Condition: Moderate bleed through of the blue ink from rear text & address page [12] to page [11]; cover page browning along top edge 1.5" and foredge less than 1", otherwise very good


12 pp.; original mimeographed sheets, corner staple; circular post office cancel & 2 canceled stamps on address sheet. Harold Dull's copy with his mailing address in blue blue felt pen: H. Dull, 1479 5th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122. View more info

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Discoveries of Bones and Stones.

By: GRIGSON, GEOFFREY.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8781

ISBN: 0333125827

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


62 pp.; 12mo; cloth in dust jacket with wear at spine ends; 1" closed tear top front edge. With bookplate of Phyllis & Ed Schafer on front pastedown. Inscribed on the front endpaper "The Schafers from, Geoffrey." Schafer was a professor of Oriental Languages at UC Berkeley. View more info

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The Popular Ballad.

By: GUMMERE, FRANCIS B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston & N.Y., Houghton Mifflin: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8701

Condition: Very Good condition


360 pp.; 8vo; cloth. Light rubbing to spine edges; occassional pencil marks in margins. View more info

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Bits of Talk about Home Matters.

By: H. H. (HELEN HUNT JACKSON).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2816

Condition: Fine condition


[i]-viii, [9]-239 pp.; 24mo; original gilt stamped terra-cotta cloth; edges stained red. [BAL 10419] "Bits of Talk about Home Matters" is a collection of the authors ruminations on children, parenting, domestic life, social situations, aesthetics, etc. View more info

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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript, Ballads & Romances. (In Three Volumes).

By: HALES, JOHN W.; FURNIVALL, FREDERICK ET AL (EDITORS) .

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, N. Trubner & Co: 1867

Seller ID: 8953

Condition: Very Good condition


536, 610, vol. 2 part II (i)-lxxi, 595 pp.; 8vo; half brown leather and red marbled paper over boards; spines lettered in gilt; raised bands forming six panels ruled in gilt; top edges gilt. Folding facsimile manuscript page rear of volume 1 before List of Subscribers and appendix. Rubbing to leather at edges and corners with some wear through to boards at leading lower corner tips, else a very solid clean set. Ancient English poetry: Robin Hood, King Arthur, Sir Degree etc. View more info

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Saint Paul Hotel.

By: Hayes, Jonathan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Ex Nihilo Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9416

Condition: Fine condition


First Printing. 61 pp; 8vo; color illustrated, stapled wrappers; 6 black & white photographs. View more info

Thirteen Poems.

By: Hellcoal Press.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Providence, R. I.,, Hellcoal Press: 1968

Seller ID: 6788


Unpaged [19]; sq. 8vo; red wrappers; cover & text illustrations by David Schoor. Including: Eldorado / Francie Ricks --Asylum / Fred Marchant --"And I was a plump and short young man" / Fred Marchant -- At the edge of the shore the crab prays to the sun / Will Kolb--Downtown with the Duke / Chris Horner -- Apology for gluttony / Richard D. Rosen --In department stores / Richard D. Rosen -- The lilypond of my youth / Wing Tek Lum -- It's a wet wind night / James Dickson -- I am invisible this morning / James Dickson -- Words for a song of spring / Jerry Meyer -- April 5, 1968, in Newark... View more info