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1 ALEXANDER Literary Firsts & Poetry RARE BOOKS Mark Alexander Alexander Rare Books 234 Camp Street Barre, VT (802) All items are US or UK First Editions, First Printings, unless otherwise stated. All items guaranteed & are fully refundable for any reason within 30 days; orders subject to prior sale. VT residents please add 6% sales tax. Checks, money orders, PayPal, and most credit cards accepted. Net 30 days. Libraries & Institutions billed according to need. Reciprocal terms offered to the trade. Shipping is free in the US (via Priority or First Class Mail); Canada $10 per shipment; elsewhere $20 per shipment. Visit AlexanderRareBooks.com for scans of most items. We encourage you to visit for the latest acquisitions. Thank you in advance for perusing this list CATALOGUE THIRTY-FOUR [printed on recycled paper]

2 Catalogue Ai [Florence Anthony]. VICE: New and Selected Poems. NY: Norton, First Edition. A review copy with printed publicity sheet laid in, the National Book Award Finalist sticker on the front cover. This book would win the NBA for From Ai's fve previous books, along with 17 new poems (from the fap copy). This copy signed by the poet on the title page. Fine in a fne dust jacket. [2433] $ Akhmatova, Anna; Mandelstam; Osip; Gumilev, Nikolai; Natchez, Meryl (trans.). POEMS FROM THE STRAY DOG CAFE. Berkeley: Hit & Run Press, First Edition. Photographic wrappers; 8vo. 56 pp. Translations of three of the greatest Russian poets, all three friends (Akhmatova and Gumileva were married), and all three central to the literary movement "Acmeism". English facing the original Russian. One of 100 copies (an additional 25 in hardcovers were printed) printed of the frst edition. A good introduction to the three poets. Near fne - one tip bumped, and attractively printed. Near fne. [12187] $ Ammons, A.R. DIVERSIFICATIONS. NY: Norton, First edition. A lovely copy, with the front fap clipped at the bottom as usual, not affecting price, and only a tiny spot of glue affecting the binding. Signed by the poet on the half-title. Very minimal wear to tips of the dust jacket. Fine in near fne dust jacket. [3723] $ Armantrout, Rae. EXTREMITIES. Berkeley: The Figures, First Edition. Original wraps; 8vo. One of 500 copies of the Pulitzer Prizewinning poet's frst book. Specially signed by the poet. Minor toning, rubbing and wear. A very good plus copy. [12249] $ Bell, Marvin. [Self-portrait] signed. N.p.: N.p., Single sheet (6 x 9 in.) with a self-portrait in marker by the poet and signed and dated "4 OCT 75 - The Strand". Disbound from a notebook (Britton seems to have used a notebook to collect many of these self-portraits when celebrities came into the bookstore), else fne. Bell taught for forty years at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, from which he was a graduate. His frst book won a Lamont Poetry Prize. This from the collection of Burt Britton. Near fne. [12160] $75.00 An exceptional association copy 7. Berryman, John. BERRYMAN'S SONNETS. NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, First Edition. Presentation copy to Catherine Carver: "To Catharine w.love & love new and old John, 5/May/ '67." Michael Millgate in his obituary for the INDEPENDENT called Carver "the greatest publishers' editor of her time, and surely the best loved". Carver's career in publishing began in 1945, she worked with Leon Edel (his James biographies), Richard Ellmann (his Joyce and Wilde biographies), Lionel Trilling, Tillie Olson, Hannah Arendt, Leslie Fiedler, Saul Bellow, Flannery O'Connor, Bernard Malamud, Katharine Anne Porter, Peter Matthiessen and many poets including Berryman, Bishop, and Cummings. She was very close to Berryman as a friend and editor, and there is a long correspondence between the two; she published Berryman's HOMAGE TO MISTRESS BRADSTREET at the beginning of both their careers while at Partisan Review, and helped shepherd THE DREAM SONGS into hardcover, including mending a feud between the publisher Giroux and the poet. The book consists of 115 sonnets mostly written and rewritten in 1947, according to Charles Thornbury, the editor of his Collected Poems, two decades before they were published, about an illicit love affair with "Lise" (his notebook displayed at an exhibit at the University of MN in 1990, is entitled "Sonnets to Chris" and dated May-July 1947). In mostly strict Petrarchian form his diction is distinctly his own. Although these poems are not related to his Dream Songs, there is a prefatory poem in the persona of Mr. Bones. Fine copy in a bright and complete dust jacket, with a very short closed tear and trace wear. An exceptional association copy. [12237] $1,750.00

3 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Brownstein, Michael. ORACLE NIGHT. College park, MD: Sun & Moon, First Edition. Illustrated wrappers; 8vo. 88 pp. Briefy inscribed to Barbara and dated , and signed Michael. Near fne. Near fne. [12181] $ Budbill, David. BARKING DOG. Cochranville, PA: The Barking Dog Press, First Edition. Illustrated stapled wrappers; square 8vo. 31 pp. The poet's scarce frst book, briefy inscribed "For Morris Edelson/Peace" and signed by the poet. Edelson was at the time the editor of the Madison based Quixote Press, which published, besides a little mag, books, including essential ones by d. a. levy. Budbill has become the unoffcial poet laureate of Vermont, probably best known for the many iterations of JUDEVINE. In the acknowledgments Budbill mentions Quixote as one of the little mags having published his poems. Marks and notes, mostly pencil a few in pen, throughout, presumably by Edelson. A nice association between two contemporaries. One of 400 copies essentially selfpublished, and quite scarce even in VT (One WorldCat holding in New England). Other than the few ink marks, spine-toned with minor soiling and wear and easily very good. [12186] $ Clark, Tom. PROPERTY. LA: Illuminati, First edition. Tall, thin card wraps in stiff dec. covers. One of 200 copies (50 of which were numbered and signed), this copy specially signed by the poet. Prose poems, or mini stories. Lovely production. Fine. [10200] $ Cole, Thomas (ed.). IMAGI: Fourteen - Vol. 5, No. 3 An International Number. Philadelphia: Cole, First Edition. Stapled, printed wrappers; thin 8vo. A subscription form printed on yellow onion skin paper laid in. Contributions by Bunting, Enslin, Pound (his poem "Ode Pour L'Election De Son Sepulchre" in a German translation by Eva Hesse), Jimenez, Tomlinson, W. J. Smith and Howes. Covers a little dusty; leaves faintly creased, staples rusty, better than good. [12146] $ Corman, Cid. MEED. Kyoto: Origin, First edition. Original stitched wraps with paper label, printed in Kyoto, Japan. 1/300 copies. Fine. [9274] $ Corman, Cid. TU: POEMS. West Branch IA: : Toothpaste Press, First edition. Japanese-bound in HMP wraps; small 8vo.. Signed by Author. Number 410 of 500. An elegant volume, designed by Duer and Kornblum; larger than most of Corman's books in this format; faint signs of aging to covers, near fne. [7667] $ Cott, Jonathan. CHARMS. West Branch, Iowa: Toothpaste Press, Chapbooks in black wrappers with a red heart cut out [20 pp.]. Printed on Fabriano Ingres in an edition of 850. Briefy inscribed and signed "Jonathan". About fne. [12179]$ Cott, Jonathan. THE PENCIL. West Branch, Iowa: Toothpaste Press, First Edition. Tall chapbook in sewn, printed wrappers; [4 pp.]. Printed on Antique Laid paper and in Misumi wraps; "175 copies for friends of Jonathan Cott & the Toothpaste Press"--Colophon. Briefy inscribed and signed "Jonathan". Cott is best known as a journalist for Rolling Stone. Yapped edges creased, soiled, good or better, interior clean. OCLC lists only one copy Iowa, of course. [12178] $ Creeley, Robert. CHARACTERISTICALLY. Cambridge: Pomegranate, First edition. Illustrated poetry broadside; 24 x 14 in. First printing of the poem. One of 150 numbered copies all signed by the printer/illustrator K[aryl] Klopp and the poet. Professionally and attractively matted and framed, likely a contemporary job, with minor wear. A bit wrinkled, else fne, but not examined outside the frame. [12171] $ Creeley, Robert. Four Poems From A FORM OF WOMEN. NY: Privately printed for the friends of The Eighth Street Bookshop, First Separate Edition. Sewn blue printed (in blue) wrappers. Thin12mo. Four of the poems including his often anthologized "A Way" One of ca. 300 copies; not for sale. Novik 10. A good copy only ; covers worn, interior about fne. [12129] $ Di Palma, Ray. [Self-portrait] signed. N.p.: N.p., Single sheet (6 x 9 in.) with a self-portrait by the poet and signed and dated "XI ". Disbound from a notebook (Britton seems to have used a notebook to collect these selfportraits when celebrities came into the bookstore)), faint impressions in the paper, else fne. Di Palma, often associated with the LANGUAGE poets, was also a visual artist. Near fne. [12159] $150.00

4 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Dobyns, Stephen. THE BALTHUS POEMS. NY: Atheneum, First edition. The poet's fourth collection in an edge worn dust jacket, without chips or tears. Uncommon in hardcover. Signed on the title page by the poet. A gift stamp on the ffep. [2461] $ Doty, Mark. TURTLE SWAN. Boston: Godine, First Edition. Oatmeal cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. Published simultaneously in trade paper, this is the hardcover issue; his frst major collection, and frst under his own name (the three previous volumes were written with his wife at the time Ruth). This copy signed on the title page. The front cover has a one inch tear with a resulting crease, otherwise about fne. An attractive copy, scarce signed. [2444] $ Duncan, Harry and Whitman Williams. A LIST OF PUBLICATIONS. Cummington, MA: Cummington Press, First Edition. Thin blue stapled wraps; 16 mo. A list of publications by the press, set by HD, printed by The Kraushar Press. THE CLOUDS by WCW among other titles available (although the regular issue had sold out and is crossed out presumably by the publisher); listed as forthcoming THE PENDANT by WCW, a ghost, never issued.toned and creased at edges, but very good. [12198] $ Duncan, Robert. PASSAGES / IN BLOOD'S DOMAIN. n.p. : Black Mesa Press, First edition. A broadside, one of 300 copies printed by Black Mesa Press in conjunction with Woodland Pattern Book Center. Measures 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (50 x 32.3 cm). Signed and numbered by the poet, with his handwritten erratum correcting the French. Near Fine. [3662] $ Economou, George; Joan Kelly and Robert Kelly (eds.); TROBAR 2. Brooklyn: Troubador Press,1961. First Edition. Stapled, printed wrappers. 28 pp. Blackburn, Kelly, Duncan, Snyder, LeRoi Jones, Faust, Rochelle Owens, Rothenberg, Creeley, Schwerner, Hitchcock, and Dorn, in this little magazine devoted to "deep image". The second of fve total issues. Clay/Phillips pp Very good. [12132] $ Enslin, Theodore [Ted]. [Self-portrait] signed. N.p.: N.p., Single sheet (8 1/2 x 11 in.) with the poet's self-portrait and a brief statement "The Al[..?]] Uncle of Sample [?]/ tracked to his lair" in ink, dated May 18, 1976, and signed. The paper very lightly toned, but near fne. [12157] $95.00 Also see items # 6,19, 60 & Everson, William; Gary Snyder; Philip Levine; Clayton Eshleman & Jerome Rothenberg. OUT OF THE WEST. Northridge: Lord John Press, First edition. Cloth-backed boards, issued without dust wrapper. Large 8vo. One of 350 copies, signed by all fve poets. Fine, tight unused copy, and an attractive production. [12149] $ Frost, Robert. COMPLETE POEMS OF ROBERT FROST. NY: Henry Holt and Co., Later printing. Original green cloth. Inscribed to the poet Jane Cooper. "Robert Frost to Jane Cooper with regards Sarah Lawrence. April 18, 62." Cooper's name is in her autograph hand; Frost wrote around it. With Cooper's light pencil ticks and reading notes. There is no doubt that Cooper read this copy: spine darkened; tips frayed, edges worn, but tight and still nice; better than good, lacking the dust jacket. Housed in a recent and fne green clamshell cloth box with a leather label and gilt titling. [12253] $ Jane Cooper taught for nearly four decades at Sarah Lawrence College, with Grace Paley and Muriel Rukeyser among others, establishing one of the fnest undergraduate writing programs in the country. This book was inscribed by Frost 12 years after she began teaching at Sarah Lawrence and six years before her frst book which won the Lamont Prize. An important poet, notably for her work both personal and historical on the lives of women.

5 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p George Hitchcock (ed.). Kayak 26. Santa Cruz: Kayak Press, Stapled wrappers; 72 pp. Printed on varied colored papers. Poems by Snyder, Berry, Wagoner, Stanford, Booth, Morris, Yaryan, Ignatow, Alexander, Wilson, Tate, Kessler, Saunders, Stepanchev, Tagliabue, and Ira Sadoff, with prose by Berge, Bullock, Edson, Zekowski, and Dobyns among others. Good poems: Snyder's "I went into the Maverick Bar", Stanford's "Wishing my wife had one leg", from his frst collection published the same year. Bert Myers' poem with substitute lines in the margins in pencil in an unknown hand may be of interest. Minor toning and wear, but easily very good in stapled wrappers. [11884] $ Ginsberg, Allen. "Guru". Pittsburg, KS: Little Balkans Press, First Separate Printing. Illustrated broadside 7 x 11 1/2 inches; letterpress printed on heavy red paper, in a printed folder cut from a manila envelope. Number eight of only ten copies, none were distributed, one (number ten see below) only was signed. The verso stamped with the press address, hand numbered and signed by printer Rob Freund and Gene DeGruson, founding editor of Little Balkans Review. Printed for an appearance by Ginsberg at Kansas State College on October 18, 1972, but never distributed. This is the only separate printing of the poem originally published in PLANET NEWS, and an exceedingly small printing. Fine copy and an about fne folder. [12251] $ See p. 7 for illustration Numbers one through nine were printed on three different (red, cream and purple) colors; the tenth copy on a fourth and different (gold) color paper and signed by Ginsberg on the front. Inexplicably none of the broadsides were ever distributed, and of course not in the Kraus bibliography. The only signed copy of the frst separate printing of this poem 29. ANOTHER COPY. Number ten of only ten copies, none were distributed; this the only copy signed by the poet. A unique copy. Printed on gold paper. This is the only separate printing of the poem which was originally published in PLANET NEWS. Lightly wrinkled along the top edge, else a fne copy and an about fne folder. [12252] $400.00

6 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Gizzi, Peter. IN SONG & STORY. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Tungsten Press, First Edition. Boards in dust jacket; 8vo. One of 74 copies, numbered and signed by the poet. Printed by Joos Mooi Press in Amsterdam; bound by Distelkamp. A lovely printing of sixteen poems on Zerkall Butten papers with a Hahnemuhle Bugra silk-screened cover. As New. At the published price. [12156] $95.00 Gizzi teaches at U Mass, and is the younger brother of poet Michael Gizzi who died in Gotshall, Karin. SWAN. Brooklyn: Argos, First Edition. Handsewn illustrated wrappers; 12mo. Cover is letter press printed. Poetry chapbook. Fine. [12207] $ Hall, Donald. PRINCIPAL PRODUCTS OF PORTUGAL Prose Pieces. Boston: Beacon, First Edition. Signed by the poet on the title page. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12148] $ Haxton, Brooks. DANCES FOR FLUTE AND THUNDER: Praises, Prayers, and Insults. NY: Viking Press, First edition. Small, oblong; 12mo. 84 pp. Poems from the ancient Greek: Sappho, Solon, Plato, etc. Printed review sheet laid in. Fine copy, the review sheet folded. Near fne in fne dust jacket. [12188] $ Heaney, Seamus. THE CURE AT TROY: A Version of Sophocles' PHILOCTETES. NY: Noonday/FS&G, First American edition. Brown cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. First US printing in the scarce hardcover issue of Seamus Heaney' version of the Greek play. 81 pp. Fine unread copy in fne dust jacket. [12224] $ Heaney, Seamus. The Loose Box. NY: Parnassus, First Separate Edition. Single folio sheet folded twice to form four printed pages. One of 101 numbered copies signed by the poet. "Printed at The Oliphant Press, NY on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Parnassus: Poetry in Review." As new at the published price. [11787] $ Heaney, Seamus. NORTH. Ln: Faber & Faber, First Edition thus. Black cloth in blue printed dust jacket; small 8vo. 68 pp. The Faber Library edition, number 11 in this classics series of uniform editions. A fne and unread copy. [12221] $ Heaney, Seamus. NORTH. Ln: Faber & Faber, First Edition. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering in dust jacket; 8vo. 73 pp. A major collection published two decades before he won the Nobel Prize. Light shelfwear, front endpapers with endemic toning, else fne and likely never read in a price-clipped, very lightly sunned and worn at corners (no chips) near fne dust jacket. A lovely copy, and one of the scarcer of the poet's Faber titles. [12220] $ Heaney, Seamus. THE REDRESS OF POETRY. NY: FS&G, First American edition. The poet's third collection of criticism, lectures he delivered as Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket. Fine copy in a fne dust jacket without the Nobel Prize sticker on the front. [12230] $ Heaney, Seamus. SEEING THINGS. Ln: Faber & Faber, First edition. First Trade Paperback printing published simultaneously with the hardcover. Fine unread copy in a printed wraps. [12231] $20.00

7 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Heaney, Seamus. SELECTED POEMS NY: FS&G, First US edition. Cloth in dust jacket; 273 pp. w/ index. Fine unread copy in a fne dust jacket (fap lightly creased). [12228] $ Heaney, Seamus. THE SPIRIT LEVEL: Book and Reading by Seamus Heaney. NY: FS&G, First American edition in dust jacket, with a cassette of the poet reading and in the original slipcase. Book, cassette and slipcase all fne. [12229] $ Heaney, Seamus. STATION ISLAND. NY: FS&G, First U.S. Edition. Cloth-backed boards in dust jacket. Fine unread copy in a fne dust jacket. [12226] $ Heaney, Seamus. THE HAW LANTERN. NY: FS&G, First U.S. Edition. Red cloth in dust jacket. 51 pp. Fine and unread in a fne and complete dust jacket. [12223] $ Heaney, Seamus (trans.) Sophocles. THE BURIAL AT THEBES. Ln: Faber & Faber, First UK Edition. Black papercovered boards in dust jacket. 56 pp. Sophocles' Antigone translated by the Nobel Prize-winner. Fine unread copy in fne dust jacket. [11420] $ Heaney, Seamus (trans.) Sophocles. THE BURIAL AT THEBES. Ln: Faber/ Abbey One Hundred, First Edition. Abbey Theatre Playscript Series edition; 56 pp. Players biographies, cast etc. for this 2004 production, not in the hardcover edition published simultaneously. Not to be confused with the program. Sophocles' Antigone translated by the Nobel Prize-winner. Fine (small nick) unread copy in illustrated wraps. [12233] $ Heaney, Seamus (translator). BEOWULF: A New Verse Translation. NY: FS&G, First American edition. Cloth-backed paper-covered boards in dust jacket; large 8vo. 213 pp. Bilingual edition with translation by Heaney. Fine copy in a fne dust jacket with the "Whitbread Award" sticker on the front panel. [12227] $ [Seamus Heaney and Stanislaw Baranczak (trans.)] Kochanowski, Jan. LAMENTS: A Bilingual Edition. NY: Noonday, First printing of the trade paper issue, published after the hardcover. 8vo.; 59 pp. Introduction by Baranczak. Translations with Polish facing English translations by Heaney and Baranczak. Fine unread copy in wraps. [12232] $ [Seamus Heaney and Stanislaw Baranczak (trans.)] Kochanowski, Jan. LAMENTS: A Bilingual Edition. NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, First printing of the scarce hardcover issue. 8vo.; 59 pp. Introduction by Baranczak. Translations with Polish facing English translations by Heaney and Baranczak. Review copy with slip laid in. One leaf slightly misbound, protruding an 1/8 of an inch from text block, else fne unread copy in fne dust jacket. [12222] $ Hilbert, Ernest. ALL OF YOU ON THIS GOOD EARTH. Pasadena: Red Hen Press, First edition. Printed wrappers; 8vo. Signed by the poet with two lines of iambic pentameter and his usual chop, dated; not inscribed to anyone. Two publisher promotional items (from the poet) laid in. The poet's second collection of sonnets from this excellent small press. Highly recommended. Fine in wraps. [12134] $ Hirsch, Edward. EARTHLY MEASURES. NY: Knopf, First edition. Light green cloth, blind-stamped, spine with gilt. Review copy of the poet's fourth book, with review slip laid in. Beautifully designed by Harry Ford, and like most of the Knopf Poetry books of this period superbly printed and bound. Light fading to top edge, else fne in a fne dust jacket. [12127] $ Housman, A. E. A SHROPSHIRE LAD. Ln: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, First Edition. Original vellum-backed pale blue-green boards, paper spine label (Carter and Sparrow A, no defnitive priority established, but A preferred), one of 350 (250 with state A label, and an additional 100 copies bound later with state B label, and possibly some with state A label; an additional 150 were issued in America with an 1897 title-page); 12mo. After Macmillan rejected the book Housman paid for this publication; sales were slow, but a new publisher Grant Richards printed an additional 500 copies (this second edition often sells for $1000 or more), and it was reprinted. With its rural setting, and preoccupation with young men and death and the devastation brought on by WW I, Housman's lyrical poems, including: "When I was one-and twenty", "From far, from eve and morning", and "To an Athlete Dying Young", which were stylistically dated even when published, struck a chord with the public and with soldiers; and were reprinted often. Spine and extremities darkened, label rubbed; tips worn, small bookseller ticket removed with minor loss on rear endsheet;

8 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p. 13 light offsetting and very minor foxing to endsheets. An easily very good and better than usual copy. Housed in a worn, but sturdy and quite ancient cloth jacket and slipcase. (The original and very rare - seldom mentioned as few have survived glazed, unprinted jacket is lacking.) Carter and Sparrow 11A. Very good. [12234] $2, Jess [Collins] and Robert Duncan. O! NY: Hawk's Well Press, First edition. Illustrated wrappers; small 8vo. [16 pp.] Pasteups (collages). The artist's frst book. "Pre-face" by his companion Robert Duncan. Light toning and wear to covers else near fne. Bertholf B4. [12154] $ Jonas, Stephen. EXERCISES FOR EAR. N.p.: N.p., N.d. First Edition. Orange stapled wrappers; square 16mo. [10 pp.] Short poems, published as IS:4. These poems are selections from his longer work of the same name published in Jonas was a Boston-based poet reasonably well-published in the little magazines in the 60's, but died in There has been some interest in him as a "jazz poet" practitioner, in particular for these "exercises for ear". Near fne, with only minor creasing. [12201] $ Kandel, Lenore. THE LOVE BOOK. San Francisco: Stolen Paper Editions, Second Edition. 8x7 1/4" brown wrappers, red endpapers, center illustration printed in blue; 6 pp. With the original printed mailing envelope from the publisher. With 4 poems (with additional material not in the frst edition), including "To Fuck with Love" which was prosecuted for obscenity in San Francisco in (The book was judged obscene in a longrunning trial, and the conviction was not overturned until 1971.) In defense of her poems she said "I believe when humans can be so close together to become one fesh, or spirit, they transcend the human into the divine", which refects her interest in Zen Buddhism, evident in the cover illustration. Lenore Kandel spoke at the Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park, January 14, 1967 (her birthday), which helped launch the Summer of Love. Kandel is one of the essential poets of the Beat Generation, but after a motorcycle accident in 1970, she all but disappeared; she died in Her frst three books were published while she was in NYC, but in 1960 she moved to San Francisco where she lived with Lew Welch and Gary Snyder. She was the model for Romana Swartz in Jack Kerouac's 1962 novel BIG SUR. The true frst edition was self-published, then picked up by Jeff Berner publisher of the Stolen Paper Review. Included here is the very rare publisher's envelope. The book is fne, the envelope very good. [12236] $ Katzman, Allan [D.A. Levy]. THE BLOODLETTING. Cleveland: Renegade Press, First Edition. Sidestapled chapbook of poems in tan printed wrappers; 12mo. [12 pp.] One of 100 copies. The poet's second book, printed by d. a. levy on his hand press. Lightly wrinkled, but close to fne, and fragile. Near fne. [12175] $ Kelly, Robert. DEVOTIONS. Annandale on the Hudson: Saliter, First Edition. White wrappers, printed in black; 23 pp. Inscribed on the title page: "For Susan for continuities that scream themselves. Love Bob. 3 March 67." Rear wrapper soiled; lateral crease; about very good. Scarce signed. [12131] $ Korte, Mary Norbert. LINES BENDING. Berkeley: OYEZ, First edition. Gold sewn wrappers. A single poem, issued as a Christmas greeting; one of 250 copies designed and printed by Don Gray for "friends of the author & press". A poet associated with N. CA, especially Duncan/Jess and company; she was an ex-nun. Very good. [12200] $ Kreitler, Brandon. DUSKING. Brooklyn: Argos, First Edition. Handsewn illustrated wrappers; 8vo. Cover letter press printed. Poetry chapbook, with fve images in color by Lindsay Packer. Kreitler was he winner of the 2010 "Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Award. This is his frst book. Fine. [12208] $20.00

9 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Kumin, Maxine. WHERE I LIVE: New & Selected Poems. New York: Norton, First edition. Signed on the title page by the poet. Twenty-three new poems as well as selections from the awardwinning poet's fve most recent collections. Among the many prizes the poet won are the Pulitzer Prize; she was also the Consultant in Poetry to the LC. Maxine Kumin died in February Fine in a fne dust jacket. 229 pp. [10299] $ Kumin, Maxine. [Self-portrait] signed. N.p.: N.p., Single sheet (6 x 9 in.) with a drawing by the poet of a country scene. Signed and dated "30 Avr 75", with seven small items portrayed (a dog, a stack of wood, mushrooms, a fence, etc.), with "In Heaven there are many projects; Up Country, but a few" and at the bottom: "This was going to be a hungry horse but in Heaven the hay grows all millennia round", with an eighth fgure - a horse - incorporated. The poet refers to her Pulitzer Prize-winning book UP COUNTRY, as well as to horses which she raised at her New Hampshire farm. Kumin died in February Besides the Pulitzer she was also named Consultant to the Librarian of Congress (a position now called Poet Laureate) Disbound from a notebook (likely Britton's, which he used to collect the self-portraits), else fne. This from the collection of Burt Britton who published a book with Knopf of celebrity self-portraits in One of over 1200 he collected according to Bloomsbury who auctioned many of them off. Near fne. [12158] $ See also items #6,19,25 & Kumin, Maxine. STILL TO MOW: Poems. NY: Norton, First edition.. Signed by the Poet Maxine Kumin on the title page with full signature. The poet a Pulitzer Prize winner as well as a Consultant to the Librarian of Congress (a position now called Poet Laureate) died in February Quite scarce signed. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12173] $ Lasky, Dorothea. BLACK LIFE. Seattle: WAVE, First Edition. Cloth in dust jacket; tall 8vo. 77 pp. One of 100 copies numbered (#25) and signed by the poet on a bookplate pasted ot the rear end paper. The poet's second book also issued in paper, the hardcover itself is uncommon. Lasky is one of the most talked about young poet's of her generation. Her fourth volume to be issued by Norton in the Fall of The usual fne production from the publisher. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12202] $ ANOTHER COPY. Regular issue, not signed. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12203] $ Lasky, Dorothea. THUNDERBIRD. Seattle: WAVE, First Edition. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 105 pp. The poet's third book, the hardcover issue is uncommon. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12204] $ Lerman, Eleanor. COME THE SWEET BY AND BY. Amherst: Massachusetts, First edition. The hardcover issue of her second book, winner of the frst Juniper Prize awarded by the publisher. Colophon designed by Barry Moser. Her frst book was nominated for National Book Award, her third book came some twenty-fve years years later. Most recently she won the prestigious 2006 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize given by The American Academy of Poets for the most outstanding book of poetry published the previous year for her fourth collection. Published simultaneously in paper, this is a very diffcult book to fnd in hardcover, particularly in this condition. The yellow cloth fne, the black dust jacket lightly rubbed but about fne. [3921] $ Liddy, James. CHAMBER POT MUSIC. Berkeley: Hit & Run Press, First Edition. Green buckram binding with gold lettering; 8vo. [12 pp.] One of 50 (#24) copies numbered and signed by the author, with a special embossed frontispiece. (There were 250 in paper issued.) A fne copy of this letterpress work by Larry Rafferty. Libby who died in 2008 was a Dublin-born writer who long taught at the Univ. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (Issued w/out dust jacket). [12209] $150.00

10 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p ANOTHER COPY. First Edition. Original illustrated wraps; 8vo. [12 pp.] One of 250 copies of the paper issue. (There were 50 hardcover copies numbered and signed by the author.) A near fne unread copy. [12212]$ Liddy, James. COMYN'S LAY. Berkeley: Hit & Run Press, First Edition. Quarter leather over marbled boards with leather label; 8vo. [16 pp.] One of 50 (#16) copies numbered and signed by the author. (There were an additional 250 copies in paper.) Translations by Liddy of an Ossian poem composed according to the auther in the mid-18th century, and not published for a hundred years. A fne copy of this early letterpress work by Larry Rafferty, gold on leather label a bit dull. (Issued without a dust jacket). [12210] $ ANOTHER COPY. First Edition. Original wraps; 8vo. [16 pp.] One of 250 copies of the paper issue (There were 50 hardcover copies signed and numbered.) Near fne. [12211] $ Lindsay, Vachel. IN PRAISE OF JOHNNY APPLESEED. N.p.: American Fruit Growers, 1922 (?). First Separate Edition. Plain beige stapled wrappers; thin 4to. A poem by Lindsay reprinted from the Century magazine, August, 1921, with "The Rodin of American poetry", by Glenn Frank from the same issue. Likely the original envelope, now separated, included. Staples rusty, else very good. Very scarce. [12169] $ Lindsay, Vachel. LITANY OF WASHINGTON STREET. N.p.: Privately Printed, [1927]. First Edition. Stapled brochure; 8vo.; 9 pp., in a contemporary Gaylord Photomount Pamphlet Binder. Signed by the author; number 34. "Of this brochure ffty-fve copies have been printed for private distribution by the author." With the bookplate of W. D. Vincent, his friend and banker in Spokane. The pamphlet taped at the back into the binder as designed by the library supplier. An essay on George Washington as our "Great Red Indian Chief, White Horse". Some aging, offset from the bookplate and Gaylord ticket, but very good (though technically I suppose ex-lib the binder did its job) with no wear. Quite scarce. The same title (with the addition of "The") was used for a book of prose published six years later, after he had moved back to Springfeld, IL from Spokane. [12164] $ Lindsay, Vachel. OUR LITTLE NEW CAVE-MAN. Spokane, WA: Published by the author, First Edition. Illustrated Broadside; 8 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.; birth announcement for the poet's second child Nicholas Cave Lindsay, born September 16, One large illustration covering nearly a third of the sheet, and six smaller ones, one of which is colored in gold and red and serves as the initial letter "O". The announcement in verse begins: "The only son/ Of the only son/ May yet be hard to break". All of Lindsay's creative ability is here: the art, music, poetry and for that matter child. Folded four times, including an unfortunate fold lengthwise along the right edge, with a bit of light but uneven toning. Quite scarce nevertheless, with fve copies listed on WorldCat. [12168] $ Lindsay, Vachel. [Poster describing the designs and verses of "The Queen of Bubbles" and "The map of the universe"]. Spokane, WA: Published by the author, First Edition. Illustrated broadside, signed and numbered; very large at approx. 32 x 28 inches. One of 500 copies. One half of the sheet has a large illustration surrounded by hieroglyphics, and labeled: "A map of the universe issued in This map is one beginning of the golden book of Springfeld." This was privately printed in THE TRAMPS EXCUSE in 1909". The other half within Lindsay's illustration is the poem "The Queen of Bubbles", his frst published work, in "THE CRITIC in Lindsay goes on to explain his map in detail: "The map has dominated all my verses since". The poem "The Amaranth - That will come to this city", is also included. Printed on Artesian Linden Ledger paper. Folded three times, with

11 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p. 19 several pinholes (The author begins "All my true friends are petitioned to pin..."), and tears at edges and some wear including a three-inch tear not affecting any text or design. Considering the size and fragile paper still about very good. An attractive and illuminating piece. Despite the fairly large limitation, rare, with only the Huntington Library and UVA seeming to hold copies. [12170] $ McHugh, Heather. DANGERS. Boston: Houghton Miffin, First edition. Her frst book in the somewhat uncommon hardcover issue. A Review copy with slip and card laid in. The poet's selected poems Hinge & Sign was a fnalist for the National Book Award, and was named a "Notable Book of the Year" by the NYT Book Review. Spine a bit faded and creased. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [3845] $ McNair, Wesley. Fire Poems. Jaffrey, NH: Godine, First edition. Trade paper original. Inscribed by the poet on the title page. Well-regarded Northern New England poet. 92 pages. Very good. [9531] $ McNair, Wesley. The Ghosts of You and Me. Jaffrey, NH: Godine, First edition. Trade paper original. 92 pages. Signed on the title page by the poet. In very good to near fne condition with tiny crease see on cover. [9529] $ Moore, Marianne. THE ACCENTED SYLLABLE. NY: Albondocani Press, First Edition. Chapbook printed by William Ferguson of Cambridge; Japanese papers and Bokuryu paper dust jacket with pasted on title. A lovely presentation of an essay by the poet previously published in 1916 in The Egoist. No. 237 of 300 copies. Fine copy. [12141] $ Moore, Marianne. THE COMPLETE POEMS. NY: Macmillan/Viking, First edition. Navy and light blue cloth in dust jacket. The frst issue with misspellings including "fowrrs" on p. 65; published 15, November 1967, the poet's 80th birthday. The poet on an otherwise blank page following the dedication page writes: "Omissions are not accidents". An interesting statement given that many of these poems, including her famous "Poetry" ("I, too, dislike it.") are here revised (a longer, earlier version is in the fairly extensive and useful notes to the poems), and the "complete poems" is in fact quite incomplete with only 120 versions (plus some translations from La Fontaine). An interesting collection, the poems as she wished them to be read by future generations. Overall a near fne copy with a few rust spots on the cloth edges; the dust jacket is very lightly spine-faded, not price-clipped, and else near fne. Abbott A32.a1. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [12139] $ Moore, Marianne. O TO BE A DRAGON. NY: Viking Press, First Edition. Cloth-backed blue and gold paper covered boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 37 pages including notes to the poems. Bottom edges and crown lightly worn, still about fne in a near fne dust jacket with a lightly toned and worn spine. [12143] $ Moore, Marianne. PREDILECTIONS: Literary Essays. NY: Viking Press, First Edition. Blue cloth in dust jacket. 171 pp., Index. Essays on Eliot, Auden, Stevens, Pound, Williams, Cummings, the dancer Anna Pavlova and others. Offsetting, otherwise about fne in an edgeworn dust jacket with two half inch mostly closed tears. The offsetting to the dust jacket front fap and endpapers caused by the "Women Today" article in the Christian Science Monitor which shows two photos of Ms. Moore: "perhaps our best dressed poet". The article describes her Ben Reig and Anthony Blotta dresses as well as of course her hats. Well worth the price of the offsetting. Near fne in very good + dust jacket. [12144] $ Moore, Marianne. WHAT ARE YEARS. NY: Macmillan, First Edition. Blue cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 54 pp., including notes. Somewhat uncommon: the bibliographer reports 1251 sold, and the book went out-of-print within the year. Nevertheless, among the poems are favorites like "He 'Digesteth Harde Yron'", "The Pangolin" and the title poem. Sunned at extremities, end papers lightly toned as usual; nicer than usual copy, with a note in pencil of four poems not in "Collected"; in a clipped (front fap, top and bottom) dust jacket, with the price still present, worn with small loss at corners, still close to very good. Abbott A6.[12140] $75.00

12 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Moore, Marianne (translator). THE FABLES OF LA FONTAINE. NY: Viking Press, First edition. One of 400 numbered copies signed by Moore. Thick 8vo, red cloth with gilt titling, in mylar cover, black glossy slipcase. A project to which she reportedly spent ten years. A fne, unopened (signatures have not been cut) copy in worn, separated, but complete slipcase. Fine in fne dust jacket. [12138] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.). CONJUNCTIONS: 2. NY, Spring Summer 82. First edition. The cloth issue, done only for the frst 14 issues. Large 8vo. A bi-annual, one of the fne literary journals of its day, with work from Tarn, Milosz, Gass, Purdy, Dorn, and a long selection of H. D. letters. Fine in fne jacket. [3666] $ Nabokov, Vladimir. THE SONG OF IGOR'S CAMPAIGN. Ln: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, First UK edition. Pale greygreen cloth in dust jacket; small 8vo. 135 pp. The frst hardcover issue (originally published in the US, in the fall of 1960, in a Vintage paperback) of this 12th C epic, translated by VN. One tip bumped, else near fne in a bright complete (not price-clipped) near fne dust jacket with very light wear at the crown. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [12147] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.). CONJUNCTIONS: 4. NY, Cloth issue. Interview with William Gass and Robert Duncan; poetry from Ashbery, Enslin, Armentraut, Silliman, and prose from Davenport and Rexroth. Fine in fne dust jacket. [3679] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.) CONJUNCTIONS: 5. NY: Godine, Cloth issue. Interview with Basil Bunting with photos by Jonathan Williams. Ashbery poems; Niedecker/Corman letters. Fine in fne jacket. [3674] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.). CONJUNCTIONS: 6. NY, Cloth issue. Interview with poet Irving Layton; Davenport's complete ANAKREON; considerable poetry from others. Fine in fne jacket [3670] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.). CONJUNCTIONS: 7. NY, The cloth issue with a story by John Hawke, essays by Carruth and Abish, and poetry by: Scalapino, Waldrop, Tarn, Berssenbrugge and others. "Writers interviewing Writers" includes Robert Duncan & Michael McClure. The back dj cover rubbed otherwise fne. Fine in a near fne jacket [3671] $ Morrow, Bradford (ed.). CONJUNCTIONS: 9. NY: Godine, Contributions by Burroughs, Carruth, West, Silliman, and many others. Signed, printed letter with additional notation from publisher David Godine to reviewer, and material laid in. Cloth issue. Fine in very near fne dust jacket. [3780] $ Padgett, Ron and David Shapiro (ed.). AN ANTHOLOGY OF NEW YORK POETS. NY: Random House, First Edition. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 588 pp, with index and bio/bibliographies. Twenty-seven poets are included as well as drawings; the cover by Joe Brainard. An important early anthology of the NY School. Offsetting to front end papers, one signature with defect: paper creased, else about fne in a bright if worn at edges dust jacket, with a small minor dampstain at foot. Over all easily very good. [12174] $65.00

13 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p Plymell, Charles [S. Clay Wilson]. S. Clay Wilson comic photocopies signed by Charles Plymell. N. p.: N. p., circa Four single sheets, photocopies of S. Clay Wilson comics, one only signed by Plymell publisher of Zap Comix. Typical Wilson lowlife subjects: three of bikers, one of gunfghters. In gold ink "S. CLAY'S FIR[S]T PUBLISHER" and signed Charles Plymell. Plymell was friends with Allen Ginsberg, Cassidy and other Beats, as well R. Crumb and Wilson. He printed on his own printing press the frst Zap Comix. A key though lesser known Beat, known for his own poetry, as well as the publisher of Burroughs and Huncke. Folded in half for mailing, light wear, else fne. [12163] $95.00 respectively. The John Rodker "Adolph 1920" which is 64 pages is renumbered in pencil with many corrections and notes in an unknown hand; (four in ink are a crossed out line and three words changed). Gallup C689. Other than the mostly pencil notes, slight spine toning and short split at the spine foot, an easily very good copy. [12250] $ Pound: also see # Revell, Donald. FROM THE ABANDONED CITIES. NY: Harper Collins, First edition. Cloth issue; 8vo. Revell's frst collection, chosen by C. K. Williams to win the open competition of the National Poetry Series. Nice crisp clean copy, with deeply price-clipped jacket. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [8813] $ Revell, Donald. MY MOJAVE POEMS. Farmington, ME: Alice James Books, First edition. Original wraps. Signed boldly by the poet across the title page. A powerful collection, winner of the 2004 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Fine. [9952] $ Revell, Donald. Revival House. Minneapolis: Rain Taxi, Crisp bright copy in pictorial wraps with purple titling. 28 pages. This is copy 134 of 226 and is Rain Taxi Brainstorm Series #11. Fine and seemingly scarce. [9784] $ Schuyler, James. A FEW DAYS. NY: Random House, First Edition. Cloth. Lovely copy of the poet's ffth collection of poems in the simultaneously issued hardcover. Fine in a fne dust jacket; virtually as new, and quite scarce in collectible condition. [6081] $ The dust jacket for this book is from a Darragh Park oil painting; Park was a close friend of Schuyler (his Pulitzer Prize winning collection was dedicated to Park), and closely associated with the New York School of poets of which Schuyler was an important member 92. Pound, Ezra (ed.); THE EXILE No.1. Dijon: Maurice Darantiere, First Edition. Original printed wraps; 12mo. 92 pp. The frst of four issues of this important little magazine; issue number one published in Europe, the others in the US, therefore this issue seemingly much less common. Contains "Part of Canto XX"; and a short poem by Hemingway, the title corrected in ink in all copies by Pound. Also, Guy Hickok and Richard Aldington contribute short pieces: prose and poetry, 97. Shakespeare, William. The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Leaf from third folio). London: Printed by Roger Daniel for Philip Chetwinde, Third Edition, Second Impression. Single leaf from the Third Folio, Second Impression*, showing Act 1, Scene 4, to Act 2, Scene 1. Pp In the frst Act the King dances with Anne Boleyn; in Act 2 Buckingham addresses his followers and the public as he faces the Tower and the Axe. Printed 40 years after the First Folio, and of slightly larger size. The play is generally considered to be a collaboration between Shakespeare and John Fletcher; notably the frst

14 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p. 23 recorded performance of the play was 29 June 1613, when the thatched roof caught fre and the frst Globe Theatre burned down. There are two small worm holes in the margin, near the stitching holes. Very good, individual plays are not uncommon, single leaves are scarcer, and much more affordable. Matted (not framed) so both sides of the leaf can be viewed. (*The First impression is dated 1663; the second impression includes PERICLES and seven apocryphal plays.) [12243] $ Smith, Dave. BLUE SPRUCE. Syracuse: Tamarack, First Edition. One of 336 copies issued (36 in hardcovers), this is one of 250 numbered copies in sewn blue wrappers. Illustrations by Barry Moser. Designed and printed by Allen Hoey. Specially signed by Barry Moser. The wrappers are very lightly faded, still about fne. [3850] $ Smith, Patti. Ha! Ha! Houdini! NY: Gotham Book Mart, First Edition. Illustrated stapled wrappers; [10 pp.]. A long poem by one of the central fgures of the 70's New York punk scene. Toned with very light wear at the edges; about very good. [12180] $ Snyder, Gary, Michael McClure, Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Barney Rosset and Donald Allen (editors). EVERGREEN REVIEW No. 2. NY: Grove Press, Vol 1, No.2. Photographic wraps. Probably the most important issue of this long-running literary journal, the "San Francisco Scene" with contributions from among others Rexroth, Duncan, Brother Antoninus, Henry Miller, Snyder, McClure, Ferlinghetti, Spicer, Whalen, Kerouac, and the frst separate publication of Ginsberg's "Howl". A photo insert of poets by Harry Redl. This copy signed by Ferlinghetti on the half title, and signed by Michael McClure and Gary Snyder on the title page. Spine-creased, top tip and several early leaves lightly creased, with gentle wear at the edges. About very good in wraps. A signifcant copy of an early "Beat" publication., with signatures of three key fgures of the San Francisco scene. Very good -. [12135] $ Stevens, Wallace. OPUS POSTHUMOUS. NY: Knopf, First Edition copies printed. Edited with an introduction by Samuel French Morse. Contains the prose piece "On Poetic Truth", mistakenly ascribed to Stevens. Two chips to upper front jacket panel, a few closed tears and nicks to spine foot. Near fne in a very good price-clipped, age-toned dust jacket. (Edelstein A26.a.1). [2665] $ Stevens, Wallace. TRANSPORT TO SUMMER. NY: Knopf, First edition. Quarter cloth-backed boards, with paper spine label, in dust jacket; small 8vo. One of 1750 copies. Top edges sunned, but top orange stain bright; front gutter lightly stained as usual, small bookseller ticket on rear end paper; dust jacket extremities sunned, with small loss at crown (short tear) and top tips; overall easily very good. Edelstein A11.a.1. Near fne in very good dust jacket. [12242] $ Stone, Bianca. I SAW THE DEVIL WITH HIS NEEDLEWORK. Brooklyn: Argos Books, First Edition. Handsewn chapbook; 12mo. Cover letterpress. Laid in a letterpress printed bookmark with 2013 titles from the press. Three poems by Stone the granddaughter of Ruth Stone. Fine. [12206] $20.00 A young poet of interest 104. Stone, Bianca. SOMEONE ELSE'S WEDDING VOWS. Portland, OR: Tin House Books, First Edition. Illustrated wrappers; 8vo. 78 pp. The poet's frst regularly published book after chapbooks, comic books and a collaboration (as the illustrator) with Anne Carson. A paperback original, with cover art by the poet. One of the most interesting of the younger poets of the "New York School" which these days is probably best dubbed "Brooklyn School". She is the granddaughter of poet Ruth Stone. Her poem Pantoum for the Imperceptible (not included in this collection) was chosen by Kevin Young for The Best American Poetry Anthology With blurbs by Major Jackson, Matthew Zapruder, Dara Weir and Sharon Olds: "I see in her work the natural weirdness and leaping of our minds. But wilder! It s as if she can take her mind out of gear, out of its prosaic limitations, and overhear, and sing, the strange true thoughts and feelings we have when we re at our most genuine and unprotected." Fine. [12205] $20.00

15 AlexanderRareBooks.com (802) p. 25 Exceptional Association Copy 105. Tate, Allen. Poems: NY: Scribner, First Edition. Blue cloth with label, in dust jacket; small 8vo. Inscribed to fellow Fugitive poet Merrill Moore: "(This too is a kind of noise that time makes.)", and dated May 17, Slightly cocked, worn at edges, about very good; the very fragile cellophane jacket has deteriorated, remains with paper faps protected in mylar covers. Housed in a recent clamshell box with leather label. Very good in fair jacket. [12244] $ Dr. Moore received his AB and MD at Vanderbilt, and was a central fgure along with Tate, Warren, Ransom and a few others of the Fugitive group of poets. He spent most of his career in Boston where as a neuropsychiatrist his patients included Robert Lowell (and Lowell's mother) and (for many years) Robert Frost. It was Moore who introduced Lowell to Tate (Lowell literally camped out in Tate's yard), and was instrumental in Lowell's transfer to Kenyon College (following Ransom from Vanderbilt), after he took a leave of absence from Harvard. Moore published in a relatively short life tens of thousands of sonnets, reportedly one a day for much of his career Tate, James. SHROUD OF THE GNOME. NY: The Ecco Press, First edition. Signed by the poet on the title page. Fine in fne dust jacket. [2391] $35.00 John Cheever's Copy 107. Updike, John. PIGEON FEATHERS: And Other Stories. NY: Knopf, First Edition. Red cloth-backed gray boards in dust jacket. John Cheever's copy; signed by him on the front free end paper. Updike's second collection with the often anthologized "A&P", "Should Wizard Hit Mommy?" and "The Doctor's Wife", among others. An exceptional association copy, as Cheever and Updike, both Pulitzer winners for fction, were among the most respected of short story writers. Each had more than 100 of their short stories published in the New Yorker. (Only John O'Hara published more stories in the New Yorker than Updike and Cheever.) Cheever in his journals after being told erroneously that Updike had died wrote: "As for John, he was a man I so esteemed as a colleague and so loved as a friend that his loss is indescribable. He was a prince." Updike outlived him by more than two decades and wrote his own a tribute in the NYer upon his death. Numerous underlines and marks in soft pencil, light soiling, about very good in a worn at edges and soiled, else about very good dust jacket.[12248] $ Waldman, Anne. Structure of the World Compared to a Bubble. Ny: Penguin Books, First edition. Original wrappers. Signed by the poet Anne Waldman boldly on the title page. Fine. [9315] $ Warren, Robert Penn. BEING HERE. NY: Random House, First Edition. Number 103 of 250 copies signed by the author. Fine in beige linen in brown paper over boards slipcase (no dust jacket as issued). A collection of new poems. [5302] $ Warren, Robert Penn. LOVE: FOUR VERSIONS. Winston-Salem: Palaemon Press, First edition. [8 pp.] One of 200 copies printed on heavy unwatermarked paper, sewn and bound in 1/4 oatmeal cloth with marbled papers. Printed in red and black. Signed, but not numbered, presumably hors commerce. Very light wear, still close to fne. [4225] $ ANOTHER COPY. One of 26 signed, lettered copies (this is "H") of 200 total printed on heavy unwatermarked paper, sewn and bound in 1/4 oatmeal cloth with marbled papers. Printed in red and black; issued without a dust jacket. Light wear, slightly cocked and soiled; the spine label worn at worn edge, but complete, and mild offsetting from the glue, still at least very good. [4841] $ Whalen, Philip. SCENES OF A LIFE AT THE CAPITAL. Bolinas: Grey Fox, First edition. 74 pp. The cloth issue of this edition substantially "expanded" from the Maya edition of Lepper lists a wrappers edition only, though clearly at least a small number were done in this brown cloth, presumably issued without a dust jacket. Very near fne, trace wear, unused. [12235] $ Wilbur, Richard. ADVICE TO A PROPHET & OTHER POEMS. NY: Harcourt Brace, First edition. A signed copy of the poet's fourth collection. Small coffee stain on boards, otherwise about fne in a price-clipped dust jacket that shows some wear at the tips, and a 1/3 " chip at the crown. Overall very good. [4676] $ Williams, C. K. REPAIR. NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, First Edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning volume for poetry for 2000 signed on the title page with his initials by the poet. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [2398] $35.00

16 115. Winch, Terence. [Self-portrait] signed. N.p.: N.p., N.d. (circa 1975). Single sheet (8 1/2 x 11 in.) with a selfportrait in marker and color wash by the poet and signed in full. Winch is loosely associated with The New York School of poets (he co-founded with Michael Lally Some of Us Press). He is probably best known as a founder in 1977, and current member, of the Irish band Celtic Thunder. Three creases for mailing, else fne. Near fne. [12162] $75.00 For self-portraits, also see items # 6,19,25, Wright, Charles. DEAD COLOR. San Francisco: Meadow Press, /285 printed by McLellan for Charles Seluzicki on French-folded Mulberry paper in seven colored inks, handsewn and bound into Fabriano. All copies signed by the artist [4 woodcut illustrations] and the poet in pencil. Blind stamped oblong olive wrappers; 8vo. A lovely production. 10pp, unpaginated. Near Fine with a traces of foxing. [3721] $ Wright, Charles. FOUR POEMS OF DEPARTURE. Portland, OR: Trace Editions, No. 2 of 75 copies signed at he colophon. One of 500 total copies. Unpaginated. A chapbook, handsewn gray paper wrappers with device printed in black on front cover and with similar designs repeated throughout. First book from Trace Editions. Near fne in lightly faded wrappers. [3693] $ Wright, Charles. NEGATIVE BLUE: Selected Later Poems. NY: FS&G, First edition. Signed by the poet on the title page. Selected from three previous award-winning poems. Fine in a fne dust jacket. [7235] $35.00 several proofs and other C. Wright items in stock Our New Poet Laureate & a great association copy 116. Wright, Charles. CHINA TRACE. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, First edition. Inscribed on the front free end paper "For Charlie (Simic), Who continues to show me the way - Charles April, 1978". Additionally signed on the title page. Simic and Wright are both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, as well being, respectively, the 15 th and 20 th Poets Laureate; moreover they have had a long and close relationship (evident in the inscription), with a noted and published correspondence. Simic in his 1999 collection Jackstraw dedicated one of his poems to Wright. Notations in ink made (presumably in Simic's hand) to three poems, minor foxing internally; a touch of wear to the head and tail of jacket, else fne. A wonderful association copy of an uncommon book. Near fne in near fne dust jacket. [785] $ Wright, Richard. THE FB EYE BLUES. N.P.: N.P., [1969]. First Edition. Single blue sheet folded twice; mimeographed (?) on one side only. 12mo. Dated 1949, but actually Nine stanzas summing up an expat's (he moved to France in the 40's), and African-American's and long-time communist's, attitude towards the FBI. Once considered very scarce but evidently a small pile showed up in late 80's; still quite uncommon. Small back cover crease, near fne. [12130] $45.00 The End

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