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COOL MELONS - TURN TO FROGS! The Life And Poems Of Issa.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Lee and Low Books, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A biography and introduction intro to the work of Japanese haiku poet, "Brother Issa" (Kobayashi Yatora, 1763-1827), whose deep love for the natural world is reflected in more than 30 poems included in this lovely book. Biography and translation by Gollub, Japanese calligraphy by Keiko Smith, and beatiful full-color illustrations by Kazuko G. Stone. SIGNED on the title page by Matthew Gollub with the word 'haiku' in both English and Japanese characters. Includes notes on the life of Issa, on the translations, and on haiku. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1880000717.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 47467More details Price: $22.00
ALONE ON AN INLET.
Edition: Limited edition, in wrappers.
Berkeley, CA: Red Chrysanthemum, 1982. SIGNED first edition - California poet's first published collection of haiku with an introduction by Pete Beckwith. Cover art by the poets. SIGNED on the title page, with a small doodle, and dated in the year of publication.
Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 81724More details Price: $25.00
BACK ON THE FIRE: Essays.
Edition: First printing.
Emeryville, CA: Shoemaker & Hoard, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays by this noted poet on "a wide range of topics, from explorations of southwestern European Paleolithic cave art to his own personal poetic history with haiku; from reminiscences of youthful West Coast logging and trail crew days to talks given in Paris and Tokyo on art and archetypes. He honors poets of his generation, like Philip Whalen and Allen Ginsberg, and meditates on art, labor, and the making of families, houses, and homesteads." 167 pp. ISBN: 978-1593761370.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 78963More details Price: $25.00