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  • ALOUD: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe. by Algarin, Miguel and Bob Holman, editors. Patricia Smith and Luis J. Rodriguez, signed.
    Algarin, Miguel and Bob Holman, editors. Patricia Smith and Luis J. Rodriguez, signed.
    ALOUD: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - Anthology containing the works of over 100 modern American poets, including Martin Espada, Paul Beatty, Sapphire, Ntozake Shange, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Luis Rodriguez, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, Thulani Davis, Victor Hernadez Cruz, Patricia Spears Jones, David Henderson, Sandra Maria Esteves and many others. SIGNED by TWO poets at their contributions: Patricia Smith at 'Skinhead" and Luis J. Rodriguez at "Meeting the Animal at Washington Square Park." The selected works were all first performed at New York City's Nuyorkian Poets' Cafe --- founded by poets Miguel Algarin, Miguel Pinero, and others. 1994 American Book Award Winner. Notes on the poets, 514 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-32576.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers (binding cracking at p 176-177, but still holding).

    Book ID: 69721
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  • NOWHERE ELSE IN TOWN: The Davis Poetry Anthology. by Alongi, John; Laura G. Johnson, Mark Kuroczko and Mark C. Lennon, editors
    Alongi, John; Laura G. Johnson, Mark Kuroczko and Mark C. Lennon, editors
    NOWHERE ELSE IN TOWN: The Davis Poetry Anthology.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Davis, CA.: (1979). SIGNED first edition - Collects poems by many writers from many parts of the United States who were all living and working in Davis at the time this was published. INSCRIBED on the title page by Laura (Laura Johnson, one of the editors.) Notes on contributors, 77 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrapper, with sunning to the spine and edges of the cover.

    Book ID: 78738
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994. by Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994.). A collection featuring 75 poets. 39 appearing for the first time in this anthology. Contributors include Charles Bukowski, Amy Clampitt, Mark Doty, Carl Philips, W. S. Merwin, Sharon Olds and many others. David Lehman is the series editor. Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-671899481.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 84015
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994. by Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994.). A collection featuring 75 poets. 39 appearing for the first time in this anthology. Contributors include Charles Bukowski, Amy Clampitt, Mark Doty, Carl Philips, W. S. Merwin, Sharon Olds and many others. David Lehman is the series editor. Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-671899481.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (bookplate, a few check marks on the table of contents).

    Book ID: 75687
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  • THE ARC OF LOVE: An Anthology of Lesbian Love Poems. by [Anthology, signed] Coss, Clare, Editor; Marilyn Hacker, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Coss, Clare, Editor; Marilyn Hacker, signed.
    THE ARC OF LOVE: An Anthology of Lesbian Love Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Introduction by Clare Coss. SIGNED by Marilyn Hacker at her poem "Runaways Cafe II." Includes contributions from more than 80 contemporary lesbian poets - Chrystos, Adrienne Rich, Muriel Rukeyser, Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Michelle Cliff, Kate Rushin, and many more. Brief biographies and photographs of the contributors. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-684814463.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (like new, but with a remainder line).

    Book ID: 63050
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2000. by [Anthology, signed] Dove, Rita and David Lehman,editors. Billy Collins and Gary Soto, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Dove, Rita and David Lehman,editors. Billy Collins and Gary Soto, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2000.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2000.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of poems, "diverse in form, tone, style, stance and subject matter." Foreword by David Lehman, the series editor and an introduction by guest editor Rita Dove. Contributors include Kim Addonizzio, Brenda Hillman, A. R. Ammons, Lucille Clifton, Carolyn Kizer, Derek Walcott, Richard Wilbur, Gary Soto and many others. SIGNED by TWO poets: Billy Collins at "Man Listening to Disc" and Gary Soto at "Chit-Chat with the Junior League Women." Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-684-81451X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (light crease on spine, some minor wear at corners)

    Book ID: 64909
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1996. by [Anthology, signed] Rich, Adrienne & Lehman, David, editors; Carl Phillips, Gary Soto Marilyn Chin and Luis Alberto Urrea, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Rich, Adrienne & Lehman, David, editors; Carl Phillips, Gary Soto Marilyn Chin and Luis Alberto Urrea, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1996.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of 75 poems, reflecting the diversity of America - from Sherman Alexie and Margaret Atwood through to Diane Wakoski and Ray A. Youngbear. SIGNED FOUR poets at their contributions: Carl Phillips at "As From a Quiver of Arrows," Gary Soto at "Fair Trade", Marilyn Chin at "Cauldron" and Luis Urrea at "Ghost Sickness." Also includes contributions from Alicia Ostriker (on the Holocaust,); Wang Ping (on the deaths of Chinese stowaways); Gary Soto (on the destitute.) as well as Jean Valentine, Marilyn Chin, Pat Mora, Reynolds Price, William Dickey, Jane Kenyon, James Merrill, Luis Alberto Urea and Jean Starr and many others. David Lehman is the series editor.Õ Includes extensive…

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    New York: Scribner, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of 75 poems, reflecting the diversity of America - from Sherman Alexie and Margaret Atwood through to Diane Wakoski and Ray A. Youngbear. SIGNED FOUR poets at their contributions: Carl Phillips at "As From a Quiver of Arrows," Gary Soto at "Fair Trade", Marilyn Chin at "Cauldron" and Luis Urrea at "Ghost Sickness." Also includes contributions from Alicia Ostriker (on the Holocaust,); Wang Ping (on the deaths of Chinese stowaways); Gary Soto (on the destitute.) as well as Jean Valentine, Marilyn Chin, Pat Mora, Reynolds Price, William Dickey, Jane Kenyon, James Merrill, Luis Alberto Urea and Jean Starr and many others. David Lehman is the series editor.Õ Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-684-81451X.

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    Condition: Near fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 45570
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1996. by [Anthology, signed] Rich, Adrienne & Lehman, David, editors; Marilyn Chin, Gary Soto and Luis Alberto Urrea, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Rich, Adrienne & Lehman, David, editors; Marilyn Chin, Gary Soto and Luis Alberto Urrea, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1996.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1996.). SIGNED - A collection of 75 poems, reflecting the diversity of America - from Sherman Alexie and Margaret Atwood through to Diane Wakoski and Ray A. Youngbear. SIGNED by THREE poets at their poems: Marilyn Chin at "Cauldron", Gary Soto at "Fair Trade" and Luis Urrea at "Ghost Sickness." Also includes contributions from Alicia Ostriker (on the Holocaust,); Wang Ping (on the deaths of Chinese stowaways); as well as Jean Valentine, Carl Phillips, Reynolds Price, William Dickey, Jane Kenyon, James Merrill and Jean Starr and many others. David Lehman is the series editor.Õ Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-684-81451X.

    Condition: Near fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 53411
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1997. by [Anthology, signed] Tate, James & Lehman, David,editors; Billy Collins, Gillian Conoley and Dana Gioia, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Tate, James & Lehman, David,editors; Billy Collins, Gillian Conoley and Dana Gioia, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1997.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.). SIGNED - A collection of 75 poems, reflecting the diversity of America - from Sherman Alexie and Ai through to Lewis Warsh and Charles Wright. Also includes contributions from Jorie Graham, Allen Ginsberg, Derek Walcott, Jayne Cortez, Donald Hall and many others. David Lehman is the series editor.Õ SIGNED by THREE poets - Billy Collins at "Lines Lost Among Trees," Gillian Conoley at " The Sky Drank In." and Dana Gioia at "The Litany." Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-684-81451X.

    Condition: Very good in wrappers (corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 47907
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  • ANTHOLOGY OF WOMEN POETS. by [Anthology, signed] Victorine, Pamela, editor. Susan Griffin, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Victorine, Pamela, editor. Susan Griffin, signed.
    ANTHOLOGY OF WOMEN POETS.

    Edition: Second edition, a trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: Dremen, 1973. SIGNED - Poems by Ann Dunn, Irene Friis, Judith Goren, Barbara Gravelle, Susan Griffin, Elizabeth Gross, Emily Katherine Harris, Anna Hartmann, Sherry Hollingsworth, Faye Kicknosway, Jeanne Lance, Judith McCombs, Susan MacDonald, Suellen Mayfield, Katharine Morton, Rachel Nahem, Betsy Orient, Maureen Owen, Marsha Peterson, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, Margriet Schaye, Michele Stepto, Kathleen Teague, Pamela Victorine, and Elena Wilkinson. SIGNED by Susan Griffin at her poem "Is the air political today?" Notes on the contributors. Printed lithographically by Eric Rasmussen at the Rainbow Zenith Press. 86 pp. plus colophon.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37983
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  • UNDER THE LEGISLATURE OF STARS: 62 New Hampshire Poets. by Argran, Rack , Hildred Crill, and Mark DeCarteret, editors. introduction by Maxine Kumin
    Argran, Rack , Hildred Crill, and Mark DeCarteret, editors. introduction by Maxine Kumin
    UNDER THE LEGISLATURE OF STARS: 62 New Hampshire Poets.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Durham, NH: Oyster River Press, (1999). First edition - "A satisfying harvest of one of New Hampshire's most surprising bounties: poetry." introduction by Maxine Kumin and contributions from Jennifer White, Julia Older, Charles Simic, Jane Kenyon and Donald Hall, and more. Notes on contributors. 96 pp. ISBN: 1-88229159X.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54625
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  • JEWISH AMERICAN POETRY: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections. by Barron, Jonathan and Eric Murphy Selinger.
    Barron, Jonathan and Eric Murphy Selinger.
    JEWISH AMERICAN POETRY: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Hanover and London: Brandeis University Press, (2000). First edition - The first part of this anthology features "poems by 26 leading poets (some written especially for this volume) followed by the poets' own reflections on the Jewish and American aspects of their work. The second half of the book gathers ten wide-ranging essays on the history and scope of Jewish American poetry, offering an unprecedented introduction to its Yiddish and Sephardic heritage, its distinctive poetics of commentary, its Kabbalists, its feminists, and more." Among the contributors are Marilyn Hacker, Philip Levine, Marge Piercy, John Hollander, Maxine Kumin, W. S. Merwin, Alice Ostriker and more. A title in the Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life. xii, 346 pp. ISBN: 1-584650435.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 78409
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  • THE POETICAL CAT: An Anthology. by Bast, Felicity, editor.
    Bast, Felicity, editor.
    THE POETICAL CAT: An Anthology.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology of poems ranging from ancient China and Japan to Mother Goose and modern writers. Among the contributors are Stevie Smith, William Butler Yeats, Vita Sackville-West, Nancy Willard, William Carlos Williams, Pablo Neruda, Han Shan, Issa, Denise Levertov, J. R. R. Tolkien, John Montague, Thom Gunn, Edward Lear, Walter de la Mare, Vikram Seth and others. Illustrated with drawings by Robert Clyde Anderson. xv, 144 pp. Small square format. ISBN: 0-374-235333.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a near fine dust jacket with a circular cutout (creasing to bottom edge of front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 59144
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  • PEACE OR PERISH: A Crisis Anthology. by Berlandt Herman and Neeli Cherkovski, editors; Kenneth Patchen, graphics.
    Berlandt Herman and Neeli Cherkovski, editors; Kenneth Patchen, graphics.
    PEACE OR PERISH: A Crisis Anthology.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Francisco: Poets for Peace (1983). First edition - An anthology of poems for peace and against the nuclear holocaust, with Introduction by Miriam Patchen and illustrations by Kenneth Patchen. The poems are arranged alphabetically by poet - included are contributions from Ellen Bass, Robert Bly, James Broughton, Robert Creeley, Diane Di Prima, William Everson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Gerald Nicosia, Eugene Ruggles, Michael McClure, Thomas McGrath, Jack Hirschmann, Denise Levertov, Carolyn Forche, Susan Griffin, Bob Kaufman, Harold Norse, Simon J. Ortiz, Kay Ryan, Julia Vinograd and many more. 122 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68638
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  • LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets by Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Jim Normington and Mary Mackey, signed; Raymond Carver, Olivia Castellano, Eugene Redmond, Dennis Schmitz, William Everson, and others, contributors,
    Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Jim Normington and Mary Mackey, signed; Raymond Carver, Olivia Castellano, Eugene Redmond, Dennis Schmitz, William Everson, and others, contributors,
    LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1985. SIGNED first edition - In addition to poets like Raymond Carver and William Everson, who were formerly associated with Sacramento, this anthology includes works by many writers currently writing: among them are Jane Blue, Luke Breit, Julia Connor, B. L. Kennedy, Jim Normington, Mary Mackey, Jose Montoya, Eugene Redmond, D. R. Wagner, Ronald Tanaka and many more. Includes photographs of the poets and brief biographical information. SIGNED by TWO poets at their selections: Jim Normington and Mary Mackey. . Cover art by D. R. Wagner. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-914485-091.

    Condition: Very good in white illustrated wrappers ( a little wear to the covers.).

    Book ID: 28712
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  • LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets by Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Jim Normington and Mary Mackey, signed; Raymond Carver, Olivia Castellano, Eugene Redmond, Dennis Schmitz, William Everson, and others, contributors,
    Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Jim Normington and Mary Mackey, signed; Raymond Carver, Olivia Castellano, Eugene Redmond, Dennis Schmitz, William Everson, and others, contributors,
    LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1985. SIGNED first edition - In addition to poets like Raymond Carver and William Everson, who were formerly associated with Sacramento, this anthology includes works by many writers currently writing: among them are Jane Blue, Luke Breit, Julia Connor, B. L. Kennedy, Jim Normington, Mary Mackey, Jose Montoya, Eugene Redmond, D. R. Wagner, Ronald Tanaka and many more. Includes photographs of the poets and brief biographical information. SIGNED by TWO poets at their selections: Jim Normington and Mary Mackey. . Cover art by D. R. Wagner. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-914485-091.

    Condition: Just about fine in white illustrated wrappers ( a little wear to the covers.)

    Book ID: 31274
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  • LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets by Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Raymond Carver and William Everson, contributors,
    Blazek, Douglas; Menebroker, Ann and Dobbs, C. K., editors. Raymond Carver and William Everson, contributors,
    LANDING SIGNALS: An Anthology of Sacramento Poets

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original. No hardcover edition.

    Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1985. First edition - In addition to poets like Raymond Carver and William Everson, who were formerly associated with Sacramento, this anthology includes works by many writers currently writing: among them are Jane Blue, Luke Breit, Julia Connor, B. L. Kennedy, Jim Normington, Mary Mackey, Jose Montoya, Eugene Redmond, D. R. Wagner, Ronald Tanaka and many more. Includes photographs of the poets and brief biographical information. Cover art by D. R. Wagner. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-914485-091.

    Condition: Very near fine white illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71628
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  • Bontemps, Arna, editor.
    HOLD FAST TO DREAMS: Poems Old and New.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Follett, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Anthology of poems selected for older children and young adults.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but good condition in a very good dj (price-clipped, but no library markings on dj,.)

    Book ID: 21446
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  • RUSSIA'S UNDERGROUND POETS. by Bosley, Keith, editor with Dimitry Pospielovsky and Janis Sapiets.
    Bosley, Keith, editor with Dimitry Pospielovsky and Janis Sapiets.
    RUSSIA'S UNDERGROUND POETS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes poems by Boris Pasternak, Arkady Mikhailov, Bulat Okukava, Yury Stefanov, Bella Aakhmadulina, Pavel Antokol'sky, Aleksandr Aronov, V. Kalugin and others, many which were originally printed in the pages of Grani. Selected and translated by Keith Bosley, Dimitry Pospielovsky and Janis Sapiets. Introduction by Janis Sapiets. xxvi. 92 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall a tight copy in a laminated dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84103
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  • WORD OF MOUTH: Poems Featured on NPR's All Things Considered. by Bowman, Catherine, editor; Charles Harper Webb and Marilyn Chin, signed.
    Bowman, Catherine, editor; Charles Harper Webb and Marilyn Chin, signed.
    WORD OF MOUTH: Poems Featured on NPR's All Things Considered.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback

    New York: Vintage Books, (2003). SIGNED first edition - Starting in 1995, NPRs All Things Considered began presenting poets reading their own works - This anthology includes works by 33 of these poets: Quincy Troupe, Czeslaw Milosz, Campbell McGrath, C.D. Wright, Jack Gilbert, Heather McHugh, David Lehman, Wang Ping, Joseph Brodsky, Paul Beatty, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Paul Muldoon, Lucille Clifton, Naomi Shihab Nye, Richard Blanco, Albert Goldbarth, Carrie Allen McCray, Belle Waring, Russell Edson, Kevin Young, Nuali Di Dhomhnaill, Charles Harper Webb, Denise Duhamel, Yusef Komunyakaa, Hal Sirowitz, Lucia Perillo, Amy Gerstler, Maura Stanton, Marilyn Chin, Philip Booth, Jane Cooper, Diane DiPrima and Elizabeth Spires. SIGNED by TWO poets at their contributions: Charles Harper Webb and Marilyn Chin. xx, 182 pp. ISBN: 0-375713158.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68975
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  • WE BEG TO DIFFER: An Anthology for Peace. by Breit, Luke and Traci L. Gourdine, editors.
    Breit, Luke and Traci L. Gourdine, editors.
    WE BEG TO DIFFER: An Anthology for Peace.

    Edition: First printing - a slim trade paperback,

    Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poets Against the War, 2003. SIGNED first edition - With introductions by both editors. Includes contributions from Diane di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hirschman, Francisco X. Alarcon, Julia Connor and others. SIGNED on the title page by Luke Breit and INSCRIBED by Traci L. Gourdine. Cover photographs by Max Schwartz. Notes on contributors. 76 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84720
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  • THE GEOGRAPHY OF HOME: California's Poetry Of Place. by Buckley, Christopher and Gary Young, editors. David St John, signed.
    Buckley, Christopher and Gary Young, editors. David St John, signed.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF HOME: California's Poetry Of Place.

    Edition: 3rd printing, a trade paperback originaL.

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (1999). SIGNED - A significant anthology which collects the works of seventy-six contemporary California poets, including Philip Levine, Peter Everwine, Mark Jarman, Adrienne Rich, Dennis Schmitz, Carolyn Kizer, Gary Soto, Al Young, Kim Addonizio, Charles Wright, Carol Muske, Larry Levis, Robert Hass, Gary Snyder, William Everson, Gary Soto, Luis Omar Salinas, Diane Wakoski, Garrett Hongo, Jane Hirsheld, and Brenda Hillman, Sherley Ann Williams, and many more. SIGNED by poet David St. John at his contribution. Each poet has written an introductory statement for their selections, and each is accompanied by a photograph of the poets. 444 pp. ISBN: 1-890771198.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73179
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  • THE GEOGRAPHY OF HOME: California's Poetry Of Place. by Buckley, Christopher and Gary Young, editors. Gary Soto, Brenda Hillman, David St John and Carol Muske (Dukes), signed.
    Buckley, Christopher and Gary Young, editors. Gary Soto, Brenda Hillman, David St John and Carol Muske (Dukes), signed.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF HOME: California's Poetry Of Place.

    Edition: 3rd printing, a trade paperback originaL.

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (1999). SIGNED - A significant anthology which collects the works of seventy-six contemporary California poets, including Philip Levine, Peter Everwine, Mark Jarman, Adrienne Rich, Dennis Schmitz, Carolyn Kizer, Gary Soto, Al Young, Kim Addonizio, Charles Wright, Carol Muske, David St. John, Larry Levis, Robert Hass, Gary Snyder, William Everson, Gary Soto, Luis Omar Salinas, Diane Wakoski, Garrett Hongo, Jane Hirsheld, and Brenda Hillman, Sherley Ann Williams, and many more. Each poet has written an introductory statement for their selections, and each is accompanied by a photograph of the poets. SIGNED by FOUR poets at their selections: Gary Soto, Brenda Hillman, David St John and Carol Muske (Dukes). 444 pp. ISBN: 1-890771198.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70207
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  • Buckley, Vincent, editor.
    THE FABER BOOK OF MODERN AUSTRALIAN VERSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (1991.0 dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology compiled by Buckley, a critic and a poet himself, of Australian poetry covering roughly 190-1980. Included is a long introduction by Buckley and selections from John Shaw Neilson, Kenneth Slessor, R D Fitzgerald, A D Hope, Judith Wright, Robin Gray, Kevin Hart and many others. xxxxiv, 275 pp. ISBN: 0-571150640.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (some inevitable toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 31353
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  • V.I. CALLALOO: POEMS FROM THE CARIBBEAN. by Callaloo Poets.
    Callaloo Poets.
    V.I. CALLALOO: POEMS FROM THE CARIBBEAN.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    AuthorHouse, (2006). First edition - Collects poems of love, awareness, community involvement and culture by eighteen poets from across the Caribbean but now living in the Virgin Islands. The poets include Lavanta Thompson, Oren Hodge, Tremis Skeete, Linette Rabsatt, April T. Glasgow, V. Celeste Fahie, Earold O'Kieffe, Urenna Francis, Stephen Payne, Prudence George, Raja H. Pemberton, Jehu Nisbett, Quincy Lettsome, PH.D., Charles P. Bartholomew, Elton Hazel, Jerome Joseph, Sonjah Smith and Justin Hodge. Notes on contributors. 83 pp. ISBN: 978-1425947378.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (inscription on first page)

    Book ID: 81255
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  • WHERE STEEL WINDS BLOW. by Cromie, Robert , editor.
    Cromie, Robert , editor.
    WHERE STEEL WINDS BLOW.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: David McKay Co. (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - Anthology collecting poems about war from many countries and eras - from ancient China to modern America and Europe, edited and with an introduction by Cromie. The back cover of the dust jacket prints Langston Hughes's "Without Benefit of Declaration" - the poem which inspired the title. Notes on poets, index. xxvii, 192 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, some check marks on the table of contents in a good only dust jacket with a bit of creasing, spine label.

    Book ID: 86440
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  • THE PENGUIN ANTHOLOGY OF 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY. by Dove, Rita, editor. David St. John, signed.
    Dove, Rita, editor. David St. John, signed.
    THE PENGUIN ANTHOLOGY OF 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2011). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology edited and with an introduction by award winning poet Rita Dove, former U .S. Poet Laureate. Elizabeth Alexander commented that this is "intelligent, generous, surprising, and altogether thrilling to read . . [it] gets at the extraordinary accomplishment and range of multi-vocal American poetry in the century. Dove's selection - and this book - will long stand as the definitive anthology of American poetry." The authors - from Edgar Lee Masters to Paul Laurence Dunbar, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Derek Walcott, Adrienne Rich, Louise Erdrich, Sandra Cisneros to Kevin Young and Terrence Hayes - are listed chronologically by their birthdates - and each entry is preceded by a…

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    New York: Penguin, (2011). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology edited and with an introduction by award winning poet Rita Dove, former U .S. Poet Laureate. Elizabeth Alexander commented that this is "intelligent, generous, surprising, and altogether thrilling to read . . [it] gets at the extraordinary accomplishment and range of multi-vocal American poetry in the century. Dove's selection - and this book - will long stand as the definitive anthology of American poetry." The authors - from Edgar Lee Masters to Paul Laurence Dunbar, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Derek Walcott, Adrienne Rich, Louise Erdrich, Sandra Cisneros to Kevin Young and Terrence Hayes - are listed chronologically by their birthdates - and each entry is preceded by a brief biographical note. SIGNED by David St. John at his contribution "Iris." Illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. lii, 599 pp. ISBN: 978-0143106432.

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    Condition: Very near fine in orange cloth with copper lettering, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 85248
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  • CONDUCTORS OF THE PIT: Major Works by Rimbaud, Vallejo, Csaire, Artaud, Holan. by Eshleman, Clayton, translator and editor. Cesar Vallejo, Aime Cesaire, Antonin Artuad and others.
    Eshleman, Clayton, translator and editor. Cesar Vallejo, Aime Cesaire, Antonin Artuad and others.
    CONDUCTORS OF THE PIT: Major Works by Rimbaud, Vallejo, Csaire, Artaud, Holan.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Paragon House, (1988). Hardcover first edition - Works by five of the great poets of the 20th century - French, Peruvian, Caribbean and Czech - selected, translated and introduced by Clayton Eshleman and co-translators Annette Smith and Frantisek Galan. ix, 230 pp. ISBN: 1-557780587.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78797
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  • THE POETS OF CONNECTICUT with Biographical Sketches. by Everest, Rev. Charles W., editor.
    Everest, Rev. Charles W., editor.
    THE POETS OF CONNECTICUT with Biographical Sketches.

    Edition: First edition.

    Hartford: Case, Tiffany and Burnham, 1843. Hardcover first edition - Introduction by the editor and substantial selections from many Connecticut writers, including of note: Hon. Roger Wolcott, Rev. Aaron Cleveland, John Trumbull, Dr. Lemuel Hopkins, Col. David Humphreys, Joel Barlow, Richard Alsop, Dr. Elihu Hubbard Smith, Lydia H. Sigourney, Samuel Goodrich, Fitz-Green Halleck, Mary Ann Hanmer Dodd, Martha Day and others. Engraved half title page with a bucolic Connecticut River scene. xii, 468 pp.

    Condition: Very good- in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and decoration on the front and back covers. A tight copy but with foxing throughout and splitting to the sides of the spine.

    Book ID: 50298
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  • [Frost, Robert] Thornton, Richard, editor. Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, Mark van Doren and others, contributors.
    RECOGNITION OF ROBERT FROST: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1937.) dj. Hardcover - A collection of reviews, criticism and essays on Frost's life and work, by such writers as William Dean Howells, Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, Louis Untermeyer, Christopher Morley, Louis Untermeyer, W.H. Auden, C. Day Lewis, Edwin Muir and others. Illustrated with photographs. Frontispiece portrait with a fascimile signature. Chronology, xx, 312 pp.

    Condition: Good only in green cloth (rubbing and fraying to the spine and corners, bookplate, front flap from dust jacket affixed to the front endpaper, binding cracking after half title page, although still sturdy and strong.)

    Book ID: 39676
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