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1 Bly, Robert Like the New Moon, I Will Live My Life
New York White Pine Press 2015 1935210645 / 9781935210641 First Edition paperback 

Fine, a very sharp, clean copy. Stated first edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Carrasco, Jose A. Thoughts Wander Thru (Through)
Menlo Park Markgraf Publications 1989 0944109055 / 9780944109052 paperback 

New in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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3 Dungy, Camille et al From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
New York Persea Books 2009 0892553480 / 9780892553488 First Edition paperback 

Nearly very good, crease on edge of cover, else a nice, clean copy. Includes the unopened disc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Eliot, T. S. & Valerie Eliot The Waste Land: A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts, INlcuding the Annotations of Ezra Pound
London Faber & Faber 1971 0571096352 / 9780571096350 First Edition Thus hardcover 

Very good plus, gift inscription (to author Nils Peterson) on front endpaper, in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with small tears & edgewear, overall a nice, clean copy.

Please note that priority mail and expedited international mail may run extra on this item which cannot fit in the flat-rate envelope. 
Price: 30.50 USD
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A Coney Island of the Mind, Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
5 Ferlinghetti, Lawrence A Coney Island of the Mind
New York New Directions 1968 0811202747 / 9780811202749 First Edition Thus hardcover 

First printing of the 1968 cloth edition. Very good, covers just barely bumped at upper/outer corners, in a very good minus slipcase with some wear, overall a clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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We Harness a River, Grissom, Irene Welch
6 Grissom, Irene Welch We Harness a River
Caldwell Caxton 1946 First Edition hardcover 

Warmly INSCRIBED by the author! Very good, a couple of tape ghosts on rear endpaper, in a good dust jacket with moderate wear but looks decent in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Human Wishes, Haas, Robert
7 Haas, Robert Human Wishes
New York Ecco Press 1989 0880012110 / 9780880012119 First Edition hardcover 

SIGNED by the author! Very good, inner glued binding has a bit of a brittle feel (else very sharp), in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Poems of Longfellow, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
8 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth The Poems of Longfellow
New York The Illustrated Modern Library 1944 hardcover 

Very good, owner bookplate on endpaper, very slight bump towards outer page edges at front of book, some fading of the topstain, gilt spine lettering just a bit faded, overall a nice, clean book; in a slipcase which has been neatly reinforced with archival tape along one edge. Illustrated by Allen Lewis. Includes The Courtship of Miles Standish, Tales of a Wayside Inn, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Woman Wrapped in Silence, Lynch, John
9 Lynch, John A Woman Wrapped in Silence
New York Macmillan 1962 19th printing hardcover 

Very good plus, hint of sunning at base of spine, in a good plus or better dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), chipped at the crown of the spine; overall a nice, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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10 Massey, Joseph To Keep Time
Richmond Omnidawn 2014 1890650978 / 9781890650971 First Edition paperback 

Very good or better, very light bend towards upper/outer corners, overall a nice, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Spoon River Anthology, Masters, Edgar Lee
11 Masters, Edgar Lee Spoon River Anthology
New York Macmillan 1955 21st printing hardcover 

21st printing, 1955 of the new edition of 1944. Very good or better in a good, price-clipped dust jacket with chips and wear along the top edge, a few penned words on the front inner flap, and a bit of fading; jacket will look decent in our fresh mylar protector. Overall, a clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Nicholson, Reynold A. Rumi: Poet and Mystic
Oxford Oneworld 1995 1851680969 / 9781851680962 paperback 

Good plus to very good, a little cover & spine wear, contents sharp & clean. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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13 Pasolini, Pier Paolo Roman Poems
San Francisco City Lights Books 1986 0872861872 / 9780872861879 First Paperback Printing paperback 

Near fine, a very sharp, clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Selected Poems, Patchen, Kenneth
14 Patchen, Kenneth Selected Poems
New York New Directions 1957 0811201465 / 9780811201469 First Paperback Printing paperback 

Very good, a clean, vintage copy with light wear. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Radnoti, Miklos Foamy Sky: The Major Poems of Miklos Radnoti
Hungary Corvina Books 2002 9631352501 / 9789631352504 Bilingual Edition paperback 

Very good plus, perhaps a hint of a spot on top page edges, in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with light browning and with a crease on the rear inner flap, overall a very nice, clean copy. Dual English/Hungarian text. Selected and translated by Zsuzsanna Ozsvath & Frederick Turner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Death Notebooks, Sexton, Anne
16 Sexton, Anne The Death Notebooks
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1974 0395182816 / 9780395182819 First Edition hardcover 

Fine but for a little fading to the blue stain on the top page edges, in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very tight, clean, and apparently unread copy. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton, Anne
17 Sexton, Anne To Bedlam and Part Way Back
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1960 First Edition hardcover 

Good plus, gift inscription on endpaper (from poet Nils Peterson to his wife), a bit of soiling on pages, in a good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a moderate chip atop the spine and some additional soiling & wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Traveling through the Dark, Stafford, William
18 Stafford, William Traveling through the Dark
New York Harper & Row 1962 hardcover 

Early printing with $3.50 jacket price, no statement of edition on copyright page. Good plus, owner name & a little residue from a removed sticker on endpaper, a few partly-erased blue-pencil markings, inner binding a little pulled at front, in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some wear at the bottom of the sine (including a piece of tape on the underside). National Book Award Prize Winner sticker attached to the front panel of the jacket. A decent copy of an important work. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Leaves of Grass, Complete Edition, Whitman, Walt
19 Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass, Complete Edition
New York Aventine Press 1931 hardcover 

About very good, thick book slightly 'shaken', in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some edgewear, also some tape reinforcement on the underside; overall a clean, vintage copy. Scarce in jacket (some copies were issued with jackets, some with slipcases). 
Price: 19.00 USD
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