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Writing 5, Featuring Colin Stuart [Georgia Straight Writing Supplement]

By: Persky, Stan and Dennis Wheeler, eds.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Vancouver, BC], Georgia Straight: 1970

Seller ID: 1077

Condition: Shows normal age browing & fragility; very good condition thus


Tabloid sheets folded at spine to 17" x 11" plus one horizontal fold; printed on newsprint. Also Fred Wah, Claudia Wilimovsky, Brian Fawcett. View more info

Writing 7, The Name of the Present World Is Place [Georgia Straight Writing Supplement]

By: Persky, Stan and Dennis Wheeler, Tom Cone, Brian DeBeck eds.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Vancouver, BC], Canada Council: 1971

Seller ID: 1078

Condition: Shows normal age browing & fragility; very good condition thus


Tabloid sheets folded at spine to 17" x 11" plus one horizontal fold; printed on newsprint. Writing by Persky, Robin Blaser, Robert Creeley, Harold Dull, Ebbe Borregaard, etc. View more info

The Only Piano Player in La Paz.

By: Peterson, Robert.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: [Capitola], Black Dog Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2151

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; blue wrappers. Inscribed by the author to Ruth Witt-Diamant, founder of the Poetry Center, San Francisco State University. View more info

Leaving Taos.

By: Peterson, Robert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Row: [1981]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3474

ISBN: 0060908750

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; wrappers. Inscribed by the author "with affection & respect" to Ruth (Witt-Diamant), the founder of the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University. From The National Poetry Series, selected by Carolyn Kizer. View more info

Stony Brook 1/2 & 3/4.

By: Quash, George, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stony Brook, Stony Brook Poetics Foundation: 1968 & 1969

Seller ID: 1035

Condition: Fading to spines; light soiling; areas of light foxing to covers; small stain to cover corner vol. 2; overall very good condition


White wrappers 255 & 391 pp.; publishers ads; b&w photos, illus. Vol 1/2: Pound, Duncan [H. D. book], Levertov, Olson [Maximus], Wieners, Rakoski, Snyder, W. C. Williams, Ginsberg. Vol 3/4: Blake [America a Prophecy], Pound, Oppen, Niedecker, Creeley, Reznikoff, Kyger, Stanley, Dull, Bromige, Bukowski, Helen Adam [H.D. book], Levertov, Kenner, etc. View more info

Attack. A Magazine for High Spirited Individuals. Two issues: August, Vol. 2, 1988 and Winter 1988.

By: Randall, editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], Attack Publishing Company: 1988

Seller ID: 1460

Condition: Moderate soil to August issue. Both foxed at foredges. Overall very good or better condition.


Illustrated, stapled wrappers; 11" x 8.5"; articles, essays, interviews, music scene features, poetry; drawings, collage illus., b&w photographic reproductions; ads for local businesses, etc.Editorial states: "Our staff here at Attack Magazine and the featured artists and musicians, are drug and alcohol free. We have cleaned up our lives and have faith in a higher power today. We are ready to attack this scene with a powerful force that you will feel ... View more info

A Serial Biography.

By: Raworth, Tom.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Turtle Island: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2218

Condition: Fine condition


Designed and printed by Gary E. Albers at the Water Table Press. View more info

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Riley Songs of Summer. With Pictures by Will Vawter.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: [1908]

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 2789

Condition: Fine condition


[190] pp., frontis; 8vo; green cloth, lettering and cover illustration stamped in gilt & black; black & white illustrations, decorations throughout. View more info

The Book of the Native.

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lanson, Wolffe and Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 383

Condition: Very good condition


12mo. Green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Minimal wear at corners and spine ends; ownership signature on front endpaper. View more info

The Three Taverns. A Book of Poems.

By: Robinson, Edward Arlington.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2848

Condition: Fine condition


12mo; burgundy cloth, spine stamped in gilt. View more info

Roman Bartholow.

By: Robinson, Edward Arlington.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3384

Condition: Fine condition in fair jacket.


12mo; burgundy cloth, spine stamped in gilt, in moderately soiled dust jacket with chips & tears at edges, some loss bottom edge, half-inch hole jacket spine. Book is clean & bright. View more info

Joan -- 1947. A poem printed broadside; inscribed in pencil on upper corner, "To Mary Greenfield, Ray Robinson."

By: Robinson, Israel.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Chicago], [c. 1950 - ]

Seller ID: 1995

Condition: Near Fine condition


10" x 6.5" sheet; stamped in blue ink at bottom edge, "Reprinted From The Psychiatric Quarterly, January 1950." Chip top edge, light vertical crease, normal fold creases.The piece seems a deeply personal, sorrowful poem of loss, as a beloved "Joan sits in the silent garden waiting for no one." View more info

The Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Edited with preface by William M. Rossetti.

By: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Ellis and Elvey: 1903

Seller ID: 6955

Condition: Very Good condition


380 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; bound by Douglas & Foulis, Edinburgh in full green morocco; all edges gilt; inside dentelles, marbled pastedowns & endpapers. Attractive bookplate front pastedown; brown offset to endpapers from dentelles; spine faded to brown with rubbing to raised bands and spine edges. View more info

Three Elegies of Quintilius.

By: RUSSELL, Peter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, The Pound Press: 1954

Edition: Limited Edition, no. 171 of 365 copies

Seller ID: 989

Condition: Moderate rubbing & wear at edges and corners; light soil & foxing near spine; interior clean, binding tight. Good or better condition


26 pp.; sm 4to; pictorial stiff wraps; View more info

Thunderpuss: In Memoriam.

By: Rutherford, Brett.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, The Poet's Press: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition, No. 29 of 50 copies signed by the author.

Seller ID: 982

Condition: Fine


13 pp.; stapled blue wraps View more info

A ROCK IN TIME.

By: Ryan, John Allen.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: [1983]

Seller ID: 1274

Condition: Leading edge of rear cover extends a half-inch beyond that of front, so it's creased with a little browning; slender area of scuff [3" x 1"] to rear cover. Very good condition thus.


26 pp., xerox; 12" x 9.5"; bound in Oxford Stock No. 152, green folder with white plastic slide on spine; printed cover illustrated by Terry Druckrey, on mounted white sheet. View more info

A BOOK OF STONES & SOME OTHER TALKING ROCKS & TRAIL DUCKS ILLUSTRATED AS A REDUNDANCY ON SEMANTICS & GEOLOGICAL TIME .

By: Ryan, John Allen.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Marin, Mono, Alpine, Tuolumne, Riverside, Counties of California and Pacific & Indian, Methuen: [1986]

Edition: 3rd printing, #6 of 10 [so stated in manuscript ink]

Seller ID: 1275

Condition: Moderate stain on blue back cover, otherwise very clean. Near fine condition thus.


64 pp., xeroxed typescript; 4to; in brad bound blue 'report' folder with clear plastic front. Cover sheet illustrated and hand colored by the author.Inscribed by the author: "For Lew Ellingham with thanks for looking East . . ." Also laid is in short note from the author: "Lew - Thanks for Letting me use your poem in this. Hope to have it published this year. Kenyon Review is looking at it. Best, John" View more info

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Jimmy & Lucy's House of K #4, June '85.

By: Schelling, Andrew & Benjamin Friedlander, editors.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, By the editors: 1985

Seller ID: 6668

Condition: Near Fine condition


88 pp., pub. ads; 8vo; original stapled, illus. light blue wrappers; laid in is supplemental publication of Laura Moriarty's, Life On A Red Field; 5 pp.; 16mo; stapled, printed red wrappers. Including articles by: Philip Horvitz, Bruce Andrews, Tina Darragh, Kit Robinson, Charles Bernstein, Bruce Boone, Alan Davies, Lewis Ellingham from The Spicer Circle, Andrew Schelling, Friedlander, David L. Sheidlower Stephen Rodefer. Poems by Rob Grenier. Hint of toning at spine edg... View more info

Labor and the Angel.

By: Scott, Duncan Campbell.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Copeland and Day: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6967

Condition: Very Good condition


59 pp.; 12mo; green cloth, paper spine label. Spine label rubbed and chipped; short gift inscription "Jerome from Inez, December 25th, 1898" above title on t.p.Duncan Campbell Scott (August 2, 1862 – December 19, 1947) was a Canadian bureaucrat, poet and prose writer. With Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Archibald Lampman, he is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets. Scott was a Canadian lifetime civil servant who served as deputy super... View more info

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George Seferis, Collected Poems, 1924-1955. Translated, Edited, and Introduced by Edmund Kelley and Philip Sherrard.

By: SEFERIS, GEORGE.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1969

Edition: Supplemented Edition

Seller ID: 8455

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


502 pp., frontis, incl. notes, biographical material, bibliography; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped jacket with one small spot of foxing on top edge of rear flap.Seferis was considered a leading contemporary Greek poet, and a successor to Palamas, Cavafy and other major of the renaissance of in Greek poetry initiated by Solomos early in the nineteenth century. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963. View more info