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  • ONE THERE WAS IN PALESTINE. by Bradford, Ralph.
    Bradford, Ralph.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Printing House of Judd & Detweiler, (1949.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A single long poem on the life of Jesus in a lovely edition, 'designed and directed by Lester Douglas, printed under the supervision of John H. Davis at the Printing House of Judd & Detweiler. . . lettering by Cal Hoke. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in 1960. Slim volume - unpaginated leaves (32 pp.)

    Condition: Fine in flexible red cloth with gilt lettering in a rather tattered original glassine wrapper (which served to protect the book.)

    Book ID: 55558
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  • Coerr, Eleanor.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - INSCRIBED on the title page. When her hand is injured in the devastation caused by the atomic bomb that fell on Nagasaki, and 10 year old Mieko is sent to live with her grandparents, she feels as if the 'fifth treasure' needed for calligraphy - beauty in the heart - is gone for ever. Ilustrated with calligraphy by Cecil H. Uyehara. 77 pp plus an author's note. ISBN: 0-399-224343.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33888
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  • COLD MOUNTAIN POEMS: Twenty-Four Poems By Han-Shan. by Han-shan; Gary Snyder, translator.
    Han-shan; Gary Snyder, translator.
    COLD MOUNTAIN POEMS: Twenty-Four Poems By Han-Shan.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2013). Hardcover first edition - A new definite edition of an early work by Snyder originally published in the 1958 issue of The Evergreen Review. This edition includes a preface by Lu Ch'iu-yin, Governor of the T'ai Prefecture and an afterword by Snyder in which he discusses how he came to this work and what it meant to his development as a writer and Buddhist and also an afterword by Michael McPherson on the calligraphy. Also included is a CD with a lecture given on May 11, 2012, at The University of California, reflecting on Chinese poetry, Han Shan, and his continuing work as a poet and translator. Illustrated, square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1619021686.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. CD is still sealed in pocket on rear endpaper.

    Book ID: 78935
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  • CINQ (X-RAY) by Vangelisti, Paul.
    Vangelisti, Paul.
    CINQ (X-RAY)

    Edition: First printing - a limited edition.

    Los Angeles: The Red Hill Press, 1974. First edition - Published in an edition of only 200 copies, in calligraphy by Rosie Thomas.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled wrappers (name of poet Elizabeth Harrod and date). A rather fragile little booklet.

    Book ID: 41816
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