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House of Orchids (inscribed by the author).

By: STERLING, GEORGE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. M. Robertson: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8994

Condition: Good Condition


First issue (Johnson p. 9); Inscribed by Sterling broadly on front endpaper, "For Miss Anna Holden with happy memories, George Sterling, San Francisco, Aug. 7th, 1919." 140 pp.; 8vo; purple cloth with ornamental design in silver, spine lettered in silver. Spine cloth a little rubbed and toned; endpapers and front pastedown browned; offset browning to pages 66 & 67 as from newspring once laid in. George Sterling (1869-1926), born in Sag Harbor, N.Y., Purit... View more info

STRICTLY SCUTTLEBUTT: BALLADS AND VERSE OF AN AMERICAN MERCHANT SEAMAN.

By: Stoegerer, Philip J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aripeka, Florida, Stoegerer Maritime: 1969

Edition: First Edition, Signed By Author

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Very Good


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Hymn To The Sun.

By: Tanner, Wesley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Arif Press: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6388

Condition: Fine condition


200 copies printed at Arif Press by Wesley Tanner. [3] leaves; 12mo; sewn blue wrappers with paper title label front cover. View more info

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The Great Salt Lake Anthology.

By: Taylor, Charles, editor.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Ceta and Salt Lake Council for the Arts: [1979]

Seller ID: 6598

Condition: Good Condition


100 pp.; stapled yellow wrappers; illustrations; printed broadside of 'Sacred Profane Love' by Charles Taylor, laid in. Includes poetry, prose, drawings and photography by citizens of Salt Lake City. "Published through Salt Lake's Artists-in-the City program and sponsored by the Salt Lake Council for the Arts. Funding for the anthology came from the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act and the Utah State Division of Fine Arts" [World Cat]. Covers soiled. View more info

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[Poster] The White Rabbit Press : Albatross Book Store presents exhibits & talks. Together with: a printed, unfolded program of the exhibits and talks.

By: THE ALBATROSS BOOK STORE.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Albatross Book Co.: 1986

Seller ID: 8383

Condition: Fine condition


Printed by Bruce Washbish at his Anchor & Acorn Press. 17" x 11"; printed letterpress in black & blue on light blue stock, with a reproduction of the 'Rabbit' pressmark from the original drawn circa 1957 by Robert Duncan. Verso with return address of Albatross Books, and the poster is lightly scored across the middle to allow folding. This poster never folded. The program, also unfolded is 13" x 9" and printed on both sides to form the four pages, the front with a facsim... View more info

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[Poster] The White Rabbit Press : Albatross Book Store presents exhibits & talks.

By: THE ALBATROSS BOOK STORE.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Albatross Book Co.: 1986

Seller ID: 8384

Condition: Fine condition


Printed by Bruce Washbish at his Anchor & Acorn Press. 17" x 11"; printed letterpress in black & blue on light blue stock, with a reproduction of the 'Rabbit' pressmark from the original drawn circa 1957 by Robert Duncan. Verso with return address of Albatross Books, and the poster is lightly scored across the middle to allow folding. This poster never folded. The participation of Albatross Book Company (actual DBA) in this symposium and exhibit was proposed and ... View more info

Baltics.

By: Tranströmer, Tomas.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Oyez: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5833

Condition: Fine condition


Translated by Samuel Charters. No. 101 of 125 copies printed. Signed by Tranströmer and Charters on limitation page. Green cloth spine over patterned boards, paper spine label. Designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh. Bound by Emily Paine. View more info

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American Cottage Life. A Series of Poems. Illustrative of American scenery, and of the associations, feelings, and employments of the American cottager and farmer.

By: UPHAM, THOMAS C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Portland, Sanborn & Carter: 1852

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 8980

Condition: Very Good condition


251 pp.; 8vo; red cloth; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; engraved title and frontis; printed half-title; engraved half-title, and finally a full title page. Eleven full page illustrations from engravings (nine without tissue guards). Light foxing / toning to engraved frontis and title, plates and text pages generally very clean with only a few spots of moderate foxing. View more info

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Jonathan Gentry.

By: Van Doren, Mark.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Albert & Charles Boni: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3542

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


205 pp., frontis;8vo; cloth in dust jacket with chips and a one-half inch closed tear top front edge; two one inch closed tears top back edge. Jacket, frontis, and plate illustrations as well as inset on front cloth, from cuts by H. R. Bishop.A romantic record of the American Pioneer in long verse narrative from arrival in 1800, through the Civil War, culminating in the collapse of high hopes, and disillustionment. View more info

Portfolio. With an appendix, The Tender Continent.

By: Vangelisti, Paul.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles & Fairfax, The Red Hill Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719

Condition: Light tanning along spine. Near fine condtion.


8vo; white wrappers; publishers title list laid in. View more info

Poems.

By: Ward, Frederick.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Placitas, NM, Duende: [1966]

Edition: Duende 11

Seller ID: 1940

Condition: Very good or better condition.


18 leaves printed on rectos only; 4to; stapled, white paper front cover, gray back; cover drawing by Martha Weiss. Very light browning to front cover at edges; even browning to pages at margins.Born 1937, Kansas City; musical studies at University of Missouri and Advanced School of Contemporary Music in Toronto; member of the Baha'i World Faith, living in San Francisco at the time of publication. View more info

Poems and The Spring of Joy.

By: Webb, Mary.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4615

Condition: Fine condition


249 pp.; 12mo; half-cloth, wood patterned paper over boards; wood patterned paper spine label. View more info

Donne's University Years. Original printed extract from English Studies, XLIII, February 1962, pages [1] - 20.

By: Whitlock, Baird.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 1824

Condition: Fine condition


Bound with white cloth tape, no cover. Inscription above title by the author to Ruth Witt-Diamant, "Ruth, Just think if he'd been around for the Poetry Center, Baird." View more info

Invitation.

By: Wieners, John.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: np, The Unicorn Press: nd

Edition: No. 55 of 250 copies, signed by the author

Seller ID: 1262

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; brown boards; single sheet with accordion fold to three panels, printed on one side and tipped onto inside pastedown sheet also printed with signed & numbered colophon; printed paper cover label View more info

We Were There! Also titled inside rear cover: Playboy

By: Wieners, John.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Good Gay Poets: 1972

Edition: First Edition, Signed By Author

Seller ID: 2080

Condition: Very Good condition


13 pp.; 11" x 8.5" mimeographed sheets in construction paper wraps, front cover is mustard back faded ping or red; pictorial collage.Signed by Weiners on first page over his typed name, and Miami Beach Nat'l Democratic Convention, July 9th - July 13th, 1972. Chipped at edges.The first piece "Playboy" gives a hint: "Just think, going to Miami/ having the warmth of physical bodies beside you,/gay revolutionist,/ unpinning banner in the kitchen ... View more info

The Poetry of J. V. Cuningham.

By: Winters, Yvor.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Denver, Alan Swallow: [1961]

Edition: First Edition, Swallow Pamphlets No. 11

Seller ID: 2003

Condition: Very Good condition


15 pp.; 8vo; blue wrappers. Fading to wraps at edges, something like light rust spots bottom edge front cover. View more info

The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats. Edited by Peter Allt, and Russell K. Alspach

By: Yeats, W. B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1957

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6599

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


Tall 8vo; two-toned blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; light age toning to endpapers, ownership signature in pencil front e.p. In dust jacket with wear at edges, fading to spine. View more info

The Tribute of His Peers. Elegies for Robinson Jeffers.

By: Zaller, Robert, editor.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Carmel], Tor House Press: [1989]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1530

ISBN: 0962277401

Condition: Fine condition


84 pp.; small 8vo; printed tan wrappers.Poems by William Everson; Tim Reynolds; Robert Haas; Czeslaw Milosz; Alan Williamson; William Stafford; Diane Wakoski, etc., etc. View more info

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The Brilliant: A Careful Selection, from all the, Most Distinguished Poets, of the, Present Day.

By: [ANTHOLOGY].

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Duncombe: no date (c. 1830-)

Seller ID: 8958

Condition: Very Good condition


232 pp., includes index; two title pages, the first engraved with engraved frontis; 32mo [4 1/4" x 2 7/8"]; green cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; all edges gilt; endpapers of yellow, coated stock. Light ownership signature front endpaper; moderate cover soil with a faint stain upper leading front corner with some effect to top edges of pastedown and front endpaper; first few signatures slightly sprung, but binding is tight; gilt edges losing their lu... View more info

'58 Franciscan. [Ruth Witt-Diamants copy of the1958 Yearbook for San Francisco State University]

By: [Mann, Diane, ed.].

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, [San Francisco State University]: 1958

Seller ID: 2082

Condition: Near Fine condition


209 pp.;4to; white fabricoid with alligator illustration on front cover; black & white photos with commentary & name captions throughout; local advertising. Light soil to covers. Ruth Witt-Diamant was the founder of the Poetry Center in 1953, and a long time educator in poetics at San Francisco State University. Her ownership name is written in pen on top edge of front endpaper, with a note "see page 23", which is a two page spread featuring the Poetry Ce... View more info