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A Midsummer Eve's Dream. Variations on a Theme by William Dunbar.

By: HOPE, A. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Viking: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8103

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


8vo; cloth in dust jacket with trivial wear."What kind of people lived in Scotland in the Middle Ages? A. D. Hope uses William Dunbar's verse: "The Tretis of the Tua Marrit Wemen and the Wedo" as his frame of referance. View more info

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India's Love Lyrics, including The Garden of Kama.

By: HOPE, LAURENCE (PSEUD. ADELA FLORENCE NICOLSON), COLLECTED AND ARRANGED BY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1924

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8589

Condition: Fine condition


181 pp.; 16mo; burgundy leather over flexible boards, lettered & decorated in gilt; in publishers two piece box with paper title label stating "Pocket Size, Leather Edition." A scarce edition of the much reprinted best seller by one of the most popular poets of the Edwardian era. In 1901 she published The Garden of Kama, which was published the next year in the United States as India's Love Lyrics. The claim that this was an anthology collected and arrang... View more info

Poesies Lyriques. Traduction En Vers, De M. Goupy

By: Horace.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Lavigne: 1841

Seller ID: 2152

Condition: Poor condition.


173 pp., frontis engraving & title vignette engraving; tall 8vo; quarter leather, black leather spine label stamped in gilt; marbled endpapers. Front board detached, rear board loose, attached by two of three string cords. Two spots of minor foxing to title page, else clean; extensive marginalia in pencil written in French. Text also in French. View more info

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Odes [38 poemsTranslated by Michael Taylor]

By: Horace.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], [Greenwood Press]: [1992]

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2858

Condition: As New


No. 100 of 250 copies hand set and printed by Jack Werner Stauffacher, set in the original 17th century Baroque types cut by the Hungarian punch-cutter Nicholas Kis, in Amsterdam, 1686. Numbered and signed by Stauffacher on colophon ; (12x7½"), stiff wrappers, paper dust jacket. Includes the supplement (as issued) titled: The Continuity of Horace. 32 pp. With 37 images. Wrappers. Both volumes housed in stiff paper slipcase. Both volumes in protective glassine jack... View more info

Sonnets and Lyrics.

By: Jackson, Helen (H. H.).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2812

Condition: Near Fine condition


135 pp.; 24mo; original gilt stamped & decorated blue-green cloth. Very minor rubbing to covers at corners, edges, and lower portion of front cover. View more info

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A Book of Gaelic Airs for Una's Melodeon. Collected by Una Jeffers. Illustrated by Robinson Jeffers. Introduction by Dave Oliphant.

By: JEFFERS, UNA.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8796

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


500 copies printed by the Premier Printing Corporation.188 pp.,frontis; 8.5" x 12.5"; bound in linen, white label printed in green on back. Designed by Ward Ritchie. In plain paper jacket."A member of the staff of the Henry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, where the original manuscript of this facsimileedition is housed, David Oliphant provides an interesting account of Una Jeffers’ abiding interest in Irish musi... View more info

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Poetry Flash. The Bay Area's Poetry Calendar & Review, Number 159.

By: Jenkins, Joyce, editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Joyce Jenkins: June, 1986

Seller ID: 2275

Condition: Very Good condition


16 pps; 15 " x 11.5"; newsprint; photos, ads. Moderate browning at edges; foxing along upper right front edge; horizontal fold.Two poems by Jack Spicer, two photographs of him including cover, with half page ad for the White Rabbit Press Symposium / Jack Spicer Conference. Also: a wonderful, lengthy interview with Robert Hawley and the publishing history of Oyez with a photo of he and Graham Mackintosh; The Berkeley Poetry Conference 1965, An Excerpt from... View more info

Danny Deever.

By: Kipling, Rudyard.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Barse & Hopkins: no date (c. 1900)

Seller ID: 8025

Condition: Near Fine condition


9 pp., portrait frontis; 16mo; limp full brown suede, lettered in gilt. Minor snag at spine top.One of the first of the Barrack-Room Ballads, the 1890 poem describing the execution of a British soldier in India for murder was composed from the comments exchanged by his regiment as they watch him hanged. View more info

Story of the World.

By: Klauss, Kenneth.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, Published By the Author: 1953

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 499

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 4 volumes (complete?) History in verse; vol.I Pre-History; vol.II Asia; vol. III Africa; vol. IV South America. View more info

The Judgment of the Condor.

By: Korn, Richard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oyez: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4579

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


8vo; blue cloth in photo-pictorial black jacket. Designed and composed by John McBride at the West Coast Print Center. Moderate rubbing to jacket, with light foxing to edges of flaps. View more info

Lines Bending.

By: Korte, Mary Norbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Berkeley), Oyez: [1978]

Seller ID: 629

Condition: Near Fine condition


250 copies designed & printed by Don Gray for friends of the author & press. Signed on the colophon, "With love from Dorothy & Bob Hawley and Jessica and Terry. [8] pp., incl. title & colophon; printed, sewn orange wraps. Very slight crease to lower corners, else fine. View more info

Two Poems, My Day Has Been Beautiful - How Was Yours? / The Going.

By: Korte, Mary Norbert.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: no place, oyez / White Rabbit: 1969

Edition: 150 copies printed May, 1969 for friends of the poet and the presses

Seller ID: 1776

Condition: Fine condition.


Single sheet, folded in quarters and sewn into a light brown wrapper; 9 5/16" x 5 3/4"; titles printed in brown. Johnston B5. View more info

Lines Bending.

By: Korte, Mary Norbert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Berkeley), Oyez: [1978]

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 4266

Condition: Fine condition


250 copies designed & printed by Don Gray for friends of the author & press. [8] pp., incl. title & colophon; printed, sewn orange wraps. View more info

BEGINNING OF LINES: Response to Albion Moonlight.

By: Korte, Sister Mary Norbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Oyez: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 590

Condition: Fine


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Nexus, The San Francisco Literary Magazine Vol. 2 Number 6, issue 13

By: Kulek, Jerome.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the editor: 1965

Seller ID: 1036

Condition: Light soil & stain to back cover, otherwise very good condition


4to; pictorial black on white wrappers; photos; illus. by Jerome Kamstra; cartoons B. Kliban. Fiction, poetry, satire, reviews, articles: Clarence Alva Powell, Al Young, William J. Margolis, Francis Murray . . . View more info

The Vision of Piers Plowman. Translation into Modern English verse with introduction and notes by Terence Tiller.

By: Langland, William.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 1981

Seller ID: 7969

ISBN: 0563178922

Condition: Near Fine condition in Fine jacket


Unabridged. 8vo; cloth in blue jacket; slight tanning to pages at edges. View more info

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I'll Be There in the Morning If I Live.

By: Lewis, Grover.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books: 1973

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7418

Condition: Very Good condition


77 pp.; cream wrappers with cover photo by Eve Babitz. Front spine edge with small spots of light foxing; inside covers tanned at edges; enpapers and text pages with moderate even tanning. Grover Lewis (1934–1995) was an American journalist now regarded as one of the forerunners of new journalism. His lengthy examinations of film, music and more in the 1970s included profiles of Paul Newman, The Allman Brothers Band, and an influential piece written about The L... View more info

General William Booth Enters Into Heaven and Other Poems.

By: Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Mitchell Kennerley: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548

Condition: Very Good


12mo. Red cloth. Spine dulled and spotted with small flecks of black;minor foxing to foredge; bookplate of book and art critic, Thomas Wade Earp on front paste-down. View more info

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NMFG - 2 no more false gods*

By: Lockhead, Gordon, ed.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Vancouver, B. C.], no publisher: March, 1976

Seller ID: 1167

Condition: Very light age toning at edges, near fine condition


[8] mimeographed sheets; most printed on both sides; 3 full page drawings by Joost Bakker; 11" x 8.5"; white cover sheets, front cover photo by Bakker "George Bowering working on a new poem in the study of his elegant Kerrisdale house." Rear cover, mailing sheet addressed to poet Harold Dull in San Francisco. "A newsletter of poetry published without much pretence for the information of writers, painter, musicians & kindred." Featuring: P... View more info

THE TRANSFORMATION: POEMS JANUARY TO MARCH 1981.

By: Logan, John.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pancake Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 226

Condition: Fine condition


8vo. Gray wrappers. Inscribed: "To S. Corey from the press/thanks for the help/Patrick." The late Stephen D. Corey was Librarian of the Donahue Rare Book Room at the Gleeson Library, Universi ty Of San Francisco. He is fondly remembered for his enthusiastic support of fine printing. View more info