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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

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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Arcadia & Piscatorial Eclogues. translated with an introduction by Ralph Nash.

By: SANNAZARO, JACOPO.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8820

Condition: Near Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, in Mylar Wrap


First English translation. 219 pp., includes index of names, select bibliography; 8vo; cloth with trivial foxing bottom edge; in light blue jacket with a touch of fading to top & bottom edges.Jacopo Sannazaro 1458 -1530 was an Italian poet, who is best remembered for this humanist classic Arcadia, a masterwork that illustrated the possibilities of poetical prose in Italian, and instituted the theme of Arcadia, representing an idyllic land, in European literature. Sannazaro's elegant style was the inspiration for much courtly literature of the 16th century. Arcadia is in the tradition o... 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 edge; leading corners a bit bumped. 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 superintendent of the Department of Indian Affairs from 1913 to 1932, and is better known today for advocating the assimilation of... View more info

The Graces.

By: SHURIN, AARON.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Four Seasons Foundation: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8306

ISBN: 0877040605

Condition: Fine condition


Sq. 12mo; wrappers. View more info

ROADS TO DAWN LAKE.

By: Simon, John Oliver.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Berkeley), Oyez: 1968

Edition: First Edition, signed by the author.

Seller ID: 270

Condition: Near Fine condition


72 pps.; 8vo; wrappers. Hint of soil to white wrappers. View more info

My Old Muse.

By: Speer, Laurel.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, By the author: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7898

Condition: Very Good condition


Appears to be signed by the author on front cover. 500 copies, designed by Heather McCarty, printed at The Geryon Press. 20 pp; 8vo; stapled, plain paper wrappers in cream & green. Leading corners creased."Some woman in stained t-shirt and socks came to my door / and asked if I'd like to provide her with thrilling / and illicit sex. I told her this thought hadn't come / to my mind in some time. How sad it must be, she said, to be getting old / and out of sorts." (Title poem) View more info

A BOOK OF MUSIC.

By: SPICER, JACK.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, White Rabbit Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. Red & black pictorial wrappers. Printed by Ron and Graham Mackintosh One of 150 copies printed Christmas, 1969 for friends of White Rabbit, Oyez and the author. Not in Johnston. View more info

Iron 8/9.

By: Stan Persky, Fred Wah, Robin Blaser, George Stanley, Ralph Maud, Brett Enemark, et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Moody, B.C., [1970]

Seller ID: 1020

Condition: Cover well browned near edges; moderate foxing to foredge, otherwise good condition


4to; stapled white wrappers.Includes work by Stan Persky, Fred Wah, Robin Blaser, George Stanley, Ralph Maud, Brett Enemark, Karl Siegler, Neap Hoover, Brian Fawcett, Patricia Griffin, Albert Glover, Alban Goulden, Gladys Hindmarch, Ken Lindemere View more info

Opening Day.

By: Stanley, George.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 977

Condition: Ownership stamp of Lewis Ellingham inside front cover. Fine condition


108 pp.; 8vo; decorative white wrappers. View more info

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You [Poems 1957-67]. With Two Paintings by Paul Alexander.

By: Stanley, George.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., New Star Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1171

Condition: Small, light smudge lower corner of keepsake, otherwise both in fine condition.


Inscribed by Alexander to Lew Ellingham: "Lew, just in case you don't have this - Paul." Laid in is Stanley's, "A Patriot's History of Oz," for Jess; 8.5" x 8.5"; single printed, folded sheet; 100 copies hors commerce printed 15 May 1985 (L. Frank Baum's 129th birthday), a keepsake of George Stanley's reading at The Beauty School of Truth (Al Rosa) 20 May 1985. View more info

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Temporarily.

By: Stanley, George.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: North Vancouver & Prince George, Tatlow/Gorse: [1987]

Edition: No. 3 of a series, printed in an edition of 100.

Seller ID: 1273

Condition: Fine condition


26 pp.; 4to; printed blue wrappers; decorative pink endpapers. All titles but "Terrace 85" were published in a mimeo version of Temporarily by the author in 1985. The Tatlow/Gorse also omits Christmas '84, Vancouver Sun, 5.1.85, and In this State.Inscribed by the author to Lew Ellingham, whose ownership stamp is inside front wrap: "Terrace, July '87, for Lew, love George." View more info

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In Plain Air, Poems 1958-1980.

By: STEPHENS, ALAN.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Athens OH, Swallow Press: (1982)

Seller ID: 8979

ISBN: 0804003807

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; white wrappers. View more info