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  • THE KINGFISHER: Poems. by Clampitt, Amy.
    Clampitt, Amy.
    THE KINGFISHER: Poems.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First regularly published book by this poet - very highly acclaimed upon its appearance . 149 pp. Cover painting by Noel Hopking. ISBN: 0-394-71251x.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44653
    Keywords: first book, Poetry
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  • Clampitt, Amy.
    WHAT THE LIGHT WAS LIKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second regularly published book of poems - a book with a wonderful variety of themes and tones, including a central section 'Voyages' written as a homage to John Keats. Author's notes. 110 pp. Dust jacket art is a painting by Fairfield Porter. ISBN: 0-394-543181.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 31928
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • ARCHAIC FIGURE. by Clampitt, Amy.
    Clampitt, Amy.
    ARCHAIC FIGURE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First edition - Her third regularly published book of poems - a central concern is the experiences of women. Author's notes. 113 pp. Cover design by Chip Kidd. ISBN: 0-394-75090X.

    Condition: Very good minus in illustrated wrappers (minor wear to the covers.)

    Book ID: 55975
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • A SILENCE OPENS by Clampitt, Amy
    Clampitt, Amy
    A SILENCE OPENS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - The last book of poems published by this author before her death. Notes, 96 pp. ISBN: 0-679429972.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Laid in is a poem "Pot Nomads" clipped from The New Yorker.

    Book ID: 63438
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • THE COLLECTED POEMS OF AMY CLAMPITT. by Clampitt, Amy.
    Clampitt, Amy.
    THE COLLECTED POEMS OF AMY CLAMPITT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Posthumously published collection of poems from the 1983 Kingfisher through A Silence Opens in 1994. Foreword by Mary Jo Salter. Notes, index of first lines and of titles. xxvi, 471 pp. ISBN: 0-375400087.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 75743
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • THE HEBREW LION. by Rosen, Kenneth. Afterword by Amy Clampitt.
    Rosen, Kenneth. Afterword by Amy Clampitt.
    THE HEBREW LION.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Portland, Maine: The Ascensius Pess, 1989. First edition - The author's third collection of poetry which was the winner of the Maine Arts Commission Poetry Competion. Afterword by Amy Clampitt, who said "In an exuberantly down-to-earth way it takes on life as it is lived; but also and equally its concern is with how that life and the work of the imagination are to be yoked and harnessed, made to acknowledge one another." Illustrated with woodcuts by Richard Wilson. One of 500 copies, "designed and printed by Scott Vile during the summer of 1989. The typeface is Monotype Dante, set by Golgonooza Letter Foundry." 37 pp plus afterword and colophon. Tall thin format.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated orange wrappers - corners bumped, very short tear to upper edge of front cover.

    Book ID: 68432
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