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Sumerian Vistas: Poems, Ammons, A. R.
1 Ammons, A. R. Sumerian Vistas: Poems
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1987 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Light general wear with light curl on corners, probably from owner's thumbing through the book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; This copy belonged to Georgia writers, Jeanne and Al Braselton with their bookplate and some page notations in Al's hand on the ffep. 
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Worldly Hopes Poems, Ammons, A. R.
2 Ammons, A. R. Worldly Hopes Poems
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1982 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Book appears to be unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pages; Flatsigned by Ammons on title page. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Milky Way: Poems, 1967-1982, Anderson, Jon
3 Anderson, Jon The Milky Way: Poems, 1967-1982
New York The Ecco Press 1982 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Book has light shelf wear and aging. It is square and securely bound. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; 1st Editions of this work were issued simultaneously in hard and softcover. This copy belonged to the Georgia writers Jeanne and Al Braselton. Al Braselton has check marked a number of the poems and has written marginal notes on several poems. 
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The Poet Assassinated, Apollinaire, Guillaume (Trans. Ron Padgett)
4 Apollinaire, Guillaume (Trans. Ron Padgett) The Poet Assassinated
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Jim Dine 
Book has only light shelf wear and aging. Jacket appears to be near fine but has two areas of brownish streaks on back. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; First English translation of Apollinaire's, Rabelaisian, semi-autobiographical poem. With exceptional and provocative illustrations by Dine. 
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Daytime and Starlight, Applewhite, James
5 Applewhite, James Daytime and Starlight
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1997 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Some very light creasing on upper right of front. Also, there is an old damp stain on this same corner that affects some interior pages, only slightly. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 56 pages 
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Poems Dramatic and Later Poems, Arnold, Matthew
6 Arnold, Matthew Poems Dramatic and Later Poems
London MacMillan and Co. 1885 1st Collected Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Red leather with gold trim and decoration on front and gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Marbelized foredeges and endpapers. Book is square and binding seems secure. However, front hinge has obviously been reinforced with glue and spine has had damage with about half the surface decoration missing. Still a nice looking copy but with significant flaws. ; Vol. 3; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages; This is the third volume of three published in 1885 of all of Arnold's poetic works. The volume is not numbered and the only date is 1885. 
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The Norton Book of Light Verse, Baker, Russell (Ed. ) , with Kathleen Leland Baker
7 Baker, Russell (Ed. ) , with Kathleen Leland Baker The Norton Book of Light Verse
New York Norton 1986 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book appears unread with only very light shelf wear. Jacket has light wear including some very small tears on the top edge. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 447 pages 
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Five Courtier Poets of the English Renaissance Sir Thomas Wyatt; Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey; Sir Philip Sidney; Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke; Sir Walter Raleigh, Bender, Robert M. (ed.)
8 Bender, Robert M. (ed.) Five Courtier Poets of the English Renaissance Sir Thomas Wyatt; Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey; Sir Philip Sidney; Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke; Sir Walter Raleigh
New York Washington Square Press 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Reddish patterned cloth with brick red backstrip and gilt titles on spine. Book appears unread, square and securely bound. Jacket has light edge, corner and surface wear with one small tear on back upper left corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 671 pages; Comprehensive selection. 
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from Sabbaths -- Broadside, Berry, Wendell
9 Berry, Wendell from Sabbaths -- Broadside
Berkeley Small Press Distribution 1997 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Black type on cream paper with red title. No apparent wear, a beautiful copy. This excerpt from Berry's Sabbaths (1998) was printed on the occasion of a benefit reading for Small Press Distribution on November 11, 1997 in Berkeley. WorldCat located only two copies in libraries.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages 
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10 Berry, Wendell I go from the woods into the cleaed field -- Broadside
San Francisco North Point Press 1987 First Edition Softcover Fine Illustrated by Eric A. Johnson 
Reddish type on tan paper with B&W illustration of a tree. No apparent wear, a beautiful copy. This poem from Berry's "Sabbaths" was printed by North Point Press. in 1987. WorldCat locates only 4 copies in libraries. ; B&W Drawing; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages 
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11 Berry, Wendell What can turn us from this deserted future -- Broadside
San Francisco North Point Press 1991 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Black type on tan paper with different colored vases above poems and Berry's name in red. No apparent wear, a beautiful copy. This excerpt from Berry's "Standing by Words" was printed to honor the legacy of North Point Press. 1980-1991. The broadside was designed and printed by Okeanos Press. WorldCat locates only 9 copies in libraries. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages 
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The Man in the Black Coat Turns, Bly, Robert
12 Bly, Robert The Man in the Black Coat Turns
New York The Dial Press 1981 0385271867 / 9780385271868 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Signed by Author
Book has only light shelf wear along with some aging especially along spine. VG+. Jacket has wear, tears and holes and is at best G. Collection of Bly's poetry. Signed (Robert) with inscription and small drawing of a face by Bly.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 62 pages; Signed by Author 
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Waiting for Winter, Boke, Nicholas
13 Boke, Nicholas Waiting for Winter
Perkinsville Raspberry Publications 1987 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Gary Milek Signed by Author
Beautiful copy. About fine. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 45 pages; Signed on the title page to Georgia poets, Jeanne and Al Braselton. ; Signed by Author 
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Before Sleep, Booth, Philip
14 Booth, Philip Before Sleep
New York Penguin Books 1980 1st Edition Softcover; First Printing Softcover Signed by Author
Book has only light, general wear. About NF. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 78 pages; The first edition of this book was published simutaneously in hard and soft cover versions. This copy belonged to Georgia-poet, Al Braselton, who has check marked a number of poems. Two or three of the poems have Braselton's marginal notes. Interesting association. ; Signed by Author 
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Baruch Spinoza-- Broadside, Borges, Jorge Luis (trans. Yirmiyaho Yovel)
15 Borges, Jorge Luis (trans. Yirmiyaho Yovel) Baruch Spinoza-- Broadside
Berkeley Black Oaks Books / Okeanos Press 1990 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Black type on tan paper. No apparent wear, a beautiful copy. This poem, used in Yirmiyahu Yovel's book "Spinoza and Other Heretics: The Marrano of Reason," was presented as a gift by Black Oak Books of Berkeley at a reading by Yovel. The broadside was printed by Okeanos Press in 1990. WorldCat locates only 4 copies in libraries.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 pages 
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Armored Hearts: Selected and New Poems, Bottoms, David
16 Bottoms, David Armored Hearts: Selected and New Poems
Port Townsend Copper Canyon Press 1995 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Signed by Author
Book has only very minimal shelf wear and aging. It is square and securely bound. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. VG+ to NF. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 141 pages; Inscribed by Bottoms on the ffep to Georgia writers, Jeanne and Al Braselton. This book was simultaneously issued in hard and soft cover 1st editions. ; Signed by Author 
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Vagrant Grace, Bottoms, David
17 Bottoms, David Vagrant Grace
Port Townsend Copper Canyon Press 1999 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Signed by Author
Book has only very minor wear; it is about Fine. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 95 pages; Signed ("David") by Bottoms with brief inscription to Jeanne and Al Braselton, fellow Georgia writers. This book had a simultaneously published hardcover version ; Signed by Author 
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Next to Nothing: Collected Poems, 1926-1977, Bowles, Paul
18 Bowles, Paul Next to Nothing: Collected Poems, 1926-1977
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1981 0876855044 / 9780876855041 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book is about fine except for a very minor ding at the upper right corner and a couple of other very small blemishes. The book is square and straight. No cracks or creases on spine. It has not been read. This is a nice collection of Bowles poetry. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pages 
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Bad Land, Braun, Richard Emil
19 Braun, Richard Emil Bad Land
Penland NC Jargon Society 1971 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Richard Sommer 
Book has only very light shelf wear, feels unread. Jacket has some minor wear on flap folds; wear tends to blend with cover. ; Jacket Photograph; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; Unpaginated pages; Narrative poetry about unusual young men from fictional school and community. 
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Living Instead Poems by William Bronk, Bronk, William
20 Bronk, William Living Instead Poems by William Bronk
San Francisco North Point Press 1991 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book appears unread. Jackethas very minor shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 98 pages 
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