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1 Abe, Ryan Offering: A Collection of Haiku
Pompano Beach Exposition Press 1986 hardcover 

About very good, a bit of corner bumping, overall a clean copy. Illustrated by Gail Burk. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Book of Thel, Blake, William
2 Blake, William The Book of Thel
London Victor Gollancz 1928 Limited Edition hardcover 

Good plus, some cover & corner wear, a little pulling on hinges, overall a decent and clean copy; no dust jacket. Facsimile of the British Museum copy, limited edition, #1504. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 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: 9.50 USD
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4 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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Further Poems of Emily Dickinson, Dickinson, Emily
5 Dickinson, Emily Further Poems of Emily Dickinson
Boston Little, Brown 1929 Limited Edition hardcover 

Original 1929 limited edition, no. 71 of 465 copies. With top edges gilt & silk bookmark ribbon. About very good, light sunning & soiling on cloth covers, some erased pencil on front endpaper, the ribbon has left ghosts on a couple of facing pages where it sat for a long time, yet overall a nice, clean copy; lacking the slipcase. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Fitzgerald, Edward & Robert Stewart Sherriffs
6 Fitzgerald, Edward & Robert Stewart Sherriffs Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
London Collins 1965 Revised Edition hardcover 

Nearly very good in limp bonded leather covers, with some rubbing on spine & edges; spine a wee bit sunned. With gilt (gold) page edges. Incudes the original cardboard slipcase, with wear at one corner. With 12 color plates by Robert Stewart Sherriffs. Introductory material on the poem, on Khayyam, and on Fitzgerald, followed by reproductions of the first, second, and fifth Fitzgerald editions, also some additional notes/tables at rear. A handsome copy! 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Woman Growing Younger: New and Selected Poems, Gomez, S. K.
7 Gomez, S. K. A Woman Growing Younger: New and Selected Poems
San Francisco America Scores Bay Area 2015 Limited Edition hardcover 

Limited cloth edition, #89 of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine slipcase, gift quality. Beautifully bound book; with artwork by Satty. Errata sheet tipped in at rear. Dual English/Spanish language. 
Price: 100.55 USD
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We Harness a River, Grissom, Irene Welch
8 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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2 Book SET: The Path to Home + Harbor Lights of Home, Guest, Edgar
9 Guest, Edgar 2 Book SET: The Path to Home + Harbor Lights of Home
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1919/1926 hardcover 

Good to very good books, externally very nice, inner binding of Path is neatly split at center so that pages lie close to flat, gift inscriptions on endpaper of Path, owner blindstamp on endpaper of Harbor, a few erased pencil marsk in Harbor; the dust jacket of Path is chipped, creased, the jacket of Harbor has some small waterspots on the spine, edgewear, and is price-clipped. Jackets will look better in our fresh mylar protectors. Scarce in ANY jackets! 
Price: 17.00 USD
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10 Harshav, Benjamin & Barbara American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology
Stanford Stanford University Press 2007 0804751706 / 9780804751704 First Edition paperback 

Good or better, small stain affects rear cover & last couple of pages near outer edge, else sharp & clean.

Please note that priority mail and expedited international mail may run extra on this item which cannot fit in the flat-rate envelope. 
Price: 13.10 USD
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Khayyam, Omar & Edward Fitzgerald
11 Khayyam, Omar & Edward Fitzgerald Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
New York Crowell hardcover 

Good to very good, owner name on front endpaper and blindstamp on half-title page, small binding tear following last text page; in the original presentation box which has some rubbing; overall a nice, clean, collectible copy. With a tipped-in color frontispiece by Willy Pogany. Undated, cerca 1940's. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Poems of Longfellow, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
12 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: 18.00 USD
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13 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: 8.00 USD
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Spoon River Anthology, Masters, Edgar Lee
14 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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15 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: 9.50 USD
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Becoming Doe, Parker, Doe
16 Parker, Doe Becoming Doe
Charleston CreateSpace 2014 1493527428 / 9781493527427 paperback 

Generically INSCRIBED by the author. Very good plus, a couple of page edges a bit mistrimmed by the printer, overall a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Selected Poems, Patchen, Kenneth
17 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: 6.00 USD
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18 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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Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke & Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis, Rilke, Rainer Maria & Marie von Thurn und Taxis
19 Rilke, Rainer Maria & Marie von Thurn und Taxis Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke & Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis
New York New Directions 1958 First Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), lightly sunned on the spine & with traces of inkspotting. Translated and introduced by Nora Wydenbruck 
Price: 45.00 USD
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To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Sexton, Anne
20 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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