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RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES.
Edition: First printing (A)
New York: Golden Press, 1960. Hardcover first edition - Five Russian tales - Prince Ivan and the Firebird, Vassilissa the Beautiful, Stupid Emilien, The Frog Princess, and Maria Marina - translated by the poet, Marie Ponsot, and illustrated on every page in full color by Benvenuti. A Giant Golden Book printed in Italy by Fabbi Milan. A large quarto, 64 pp.
Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated boards (loss of about 1/2 in at top of spine, some wear to bottom of spine, contents fine)Book ID: 86298More details Price: $50.00
CHE ON MY MIND.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2013. First edition - "An impressionistic look at the life, death, and legacy of Che Guevera by the feminist poet and activist Margaret Randall. . . She arrived in Cuba in 1969, less than two years after Che's death, and lived there until 1980. She became friends with several of Che's family members, friends, and compatriots. In this book she reflects on his relationships with his family and fellow insurgents, including Fidel Castro. She is deeply admiring of Che's integrity and charisma and frank about what she sees as his strategic errors." Photographs, notes, bibliography. 148 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 58196More details Price: $18.00
COLOURS IN THE DARK.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
Vancouver, B. C.: Talonplays with Macmillan of Canada, (1969.). First edition - One of Reaney's most important plays - includes the author's note from the original production. 90 pp, printed throughout on avocado green paper.
Condition: Near fine in stiff photographic illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 34542More details Price: $25.00
SIEGFRIED SASSOON: A MEMORIAL EXHIBITION.
Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Austin, TX: Humanities Research Center / The University of Texas at Austin, 1969. First edition - Catalogue for an exhibition at the Academic Center Library at the University of Texas, September - December, 1969. Two years after his death, this exhibition was designed to honor Sassoon as a poet and as a man. Complied by David Farmer, introduction by fellow war poet and close friend, Edmund Blunden. Illustrated with black and white photos. Issued in an edition of 2100 copies (although not stated, 2000 copies were in wrappers, 100 in boards), designed by David Price. Index. 68 pp plus colophon.
Condition: Fine in tan illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 80130More details Price: $18.50
THE DELICACY AND STRENGTH OF LACE: Letters
Edition: First printing, a slim trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
St Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (1986.). SIGNED first edition - A moving 18 month exchange of letters between two very different writers who only met twice: once at a writer's conference in 1975 and for a second time in the hospital room where the Pulitzer Prize winning poet James Wright lay dying of cancer. SIGNED on the title page by Silko. Edited and with an introduction by Anne Wright. Uncommon first issue with the $8.00 price on the rear cover. 106 pp. ISBN: 0-915308-746.
Condition: Very near fine in stiff glossy wrappers (a hint of fading to the spine.)Book ID: 53023More details Price: $85.00
STEVIE SMITH: Twayne's English Authors Series.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first developmental study of Smith's poetry (for which she is best known) and her prose as an avant-garde novelist and short story writer. Frontispiece portrait, chronology, notes, selected bibliography, index. x, 118 pp. ISBN: 0-805769900.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (light edgewear to top of dj).Book ID: 87611More details Price: $18.00
AN ALPHABET OF ANGELS.
Edition: 2nd printing.
New York: Scholastic - Blue Sky Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover - Charming alphabet - for all ages - of common and uncommon guardian angels (the angel of streetlights, the angel of dreaming and more), illustrated with photographs of folk art angels by the author. Oblong format, printed on glossy stock. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-590-48480x.
Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 38501More details Price: $12.50
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS AND JOHN SANFORD: A CORRESPONDENCE.
Edition: First printing.
Santa Barbara: Oyster Press, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Foreword by Paul Mariani and commentary by Sanford. Letters between two giants of 20th century American literature. One of 500 copies in hardcover designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh (out of a complete edition of 2500 copies). 53 pp. plus a brief afterword by Sanford and colophon. ISBN: 0-933114052.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped)Book ID: 81848More details Price: $35.00
FERDINAND, including IT WAS.
Edition: First printing.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - A small volume of two stories by this noted poet - the very short "It Was" and the longer title story, originally written in 1940-1942. Selected bibliography. Cape Editions 25 under the editorship of Nathaniel Tarn. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-224615092.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 68258More details Price: $25.00