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1 (RANSOM, John Crowe) The Sewanee Review: Summer, 1948
Sewanee, TN University of the South 1948 Wraps Very Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; 1948 Summer LVI, No 3. University of the South. Issue devoted to John Crowe Ransom on his sixtieth birthday. Original printed card stock covers; a little rubbed at the edges with expected light toning. Small mended tear to the coverstock at the base of the spine. Includes Ransom related pieces by Jarrell, Lowell, Nemerov, Stevens and others. Sound clean copy; VG 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 Ainslie, Hew Scottish Song, Ballads, and Poems
New York Redfield 1855 early printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 216 pages; HC is nugly bound in original pebbled green cloth with rules in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine. Prior ownership bookplate of a college literary society is mounted to the front pastedown. Contents clean and unmarked. Shadow from an old paper catalog label at the crown of the spine; cloth slightly pulled at spine ends with trace fray and a spot of rub through at corner tips. Tissue guarded frontis is lightly foxed. Solid and generally neat. VG- 
Price: 29.00 USD
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3 Aleister Crowley and Regardie, Israel (Introduction) Clouds without Water
New York Gordon Press 1974 087968111x / 9780879681111 Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; HC in red boards with title lettering brightly in gilt. Snugly bound and exceptionally neat; feels and appears unread and about as new. Issued without dust jacket. NF 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Alexander, Christine and Henry Williams (Intro) Airdrie, Scotland
Privately Printed 1875 First Edition; Limited edtion Leather Good+ 
Mounted photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1875 Privately published in a limited edition of 50 copies. In period full blue morocco with double gilt fillet rules to boards and titles tooled in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with two mounted collotype photos, a portrait of the author and a view of Airdrie Manor. Damp line and residue to the leather covers along the lower half with a light concavity to the boards. Contents bright and unblemished, printed on laid paper with red ruled borders. Pastoral verse tribute to the author's home at Airdrie. Quite uncommon. Moderate soiling to boards but sound with bright unblemished contents. Collotypes a bit faded. G+ 
Price: 195.00 USD
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5 Allen, Gay Wilson and Evie Allison Allen Walt Whitman As Man, Poet, and Legend; With a Check List of Whitman Publications, 1945-1960
Carbondale IL Southern Illinois University Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Square snug copy in original pictorial dust jacket. A few scattered instances of light pencil margin bracketing or notation. Dust jacket lightly toned and midly rubbed at edges. Solid copy. VG-/VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Ambacher, Robert F. Bondage : Selected Poems of Robert Ambacher
Self-Published 1977 Paperback Very Good- Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Self-published. Paperback in title lettered, card stock wraps. Signed authorial inscription inside the front cover. Light soiling and a few small silverfish patches to the top edge of the front cover. VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 AMIS, Kingsley. A Look Around the Estate: Poems 1957-1967
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1968 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; 1968 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ 1st US printing. Superb copy; tight bright and fresh. No marks. Crisp, fresh dust jacket with $3.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Exceptionally well preserved. F/F As new 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Ammons, A R Brink Road; Poems
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1996 0393039587 / 9780393039580 First Edition Hard cover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; Solid clean copy; no marks. Bright, clean dust jacket with sharp edges has superficial shelf rub to surfaces. NF/VG+ 
Price: 11.00 USD
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9 Baker, Karle Wilson Burning Bush
New Haven Yale University Press 1922 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 93 pages; Publisher's unusual binding; floral matter impregnated paper over boards with paper title labels to cover and spine. Boards soundly attached and binding snug, but the top 1.5 inches of the paper over the spine is lost inclusing most of the spine title label. A much smaller chip at base of spine. Contents clean, neat and complete. Good only 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Bane, Martin Gallagher When Idols Fall
Narbeth, PA Livingston Publishing 1968 First Edition Wraps Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; Paperback in matte black wraps with title lettering in white to cover. Saddle stapled binding. Solid clean copy; no marks. Mild rub at edges. VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11 Barbarese, J. T. New Science (Contemporary Poetry (Univ of Georgia Paperback))
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1989 0820311170 / 9780820311173 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages; (signed) 1989 U Georgia Press trade style pbck in glossy wraps. 1st edition thus. Inscribed by author to poet Sanford Pinsker and dated 1990. No other marks. Crisp, fresh and nearly as new. F-; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Barnes, Djuna Creatures in an Alphabet
New York Dial Press 1982 0385277970 / 9780385277976 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 64 pages; Bright, tight and fresh copy feels unread. In original pictorial dust jacket which is crisp at the edges and retains the $10.95 issue price to the unclipped front flap, but which has mild toning to the spine panel and top edge. Light offset purple tone to the very front edge of the rear panel. Remainder speckle bottom edge. NF/VG++ 
Price: 23.95 USD
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13 Barton, Roger S. Vietnam in Verse: Reflections of a Soldier
Walkersville, MD Roger Barton (Self-Published) 1986 First Edition Trade paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. ; 54 p. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Roger Barton (self-published) trade size paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. Spine unlettered, as issued. Signed by author on title page. Just superficial shelf evidence to externals. Excellent condition. NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Baudelaire, Charles Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry
New York Boni & Liveright; Modern Library 1919 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 248 pages; 1919 Boni & Liveright/Modern Library. Flexible cloth covered boards. 1st Modern Library edition with illustrated Brodzky endpapers. Sound clean copy; gift inscription to front endpage staed 5, 3, 19. No subsequent printings noted; no catalogue of titles at front or rear. Prior owner has tipped in several foling newspaper articles and portraits of Baudelaire. Clippings appear to be from circa 1930. Some offset toning from the acidic content of the newsprint. Solid and attractive. 1st ML. VG- to VG 
Price: 27.50 USD
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15 Bedouin, Jean-Louis La Poesie Surrealiste
Paris Editions Seghers 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; Sound clean copy in original dust jacket. A few pages mildly creased at the foredge by a bump. Light to moderate toning to page edges. Dust jacket lightly edge rubbed with a few short closed tears. Fresh mylar cover newly added. VG-/VG- 
Price: 19.50 USD
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16 Bernardez, Francisco L. Poemas De Carne Y Hueso
Buenos Aires Losada 1997 9500305291 / 9789500305297 Paperback Fine 
Spanish Edition; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 94 pages; Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Feels and appears unread. Text in Spanish. Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
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17 Berryman, John Berryman's Sonnets
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean, crisp edged dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just mild shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges. Superficial shelf bump to lower front corner of cover board. Publisher's yellow top stain bright and undiminished. Nice copy. NF/VG++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Bienek, Horst Selected Poems 1957-1987
Greensboro, NC Unicorn Press 1989 0877752079 / 9780877752073 Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, snug and neat; no marks to text. Just superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. VG++ 
Price: 9.00 USD
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19 Billings, Philip A Porches: an Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania
[s.n.] 1985 Large Format Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Dan Massad 
Pencil Portraits; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89 pages; 1985 (self-published) large format pbck in glossy illstd covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Solid, clean and neat. Mild chip lower quarter rear cover. Mild toning to covers. VG 
Price: 24.79 USD
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20 Bingham, Millicent Todd Ancestor's Brocades: The Literary Debut of Emily Dickinson
New York Harper & Brothers 1945 Third Edition Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
1945 Harper & Brothers HC/DJ Square sound copy in original green cloth. Green and tan dust jacket missing large chip at crown of spine and with toning and tanning to light portions of design. Text clean and unmarked with expected moderate toning to war time paper stock. VG-/G+ [bio271]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages; Square sound copy in original green cloth. Green and tan dust jacket missing large chip at crown of spine and with moderate toning and tanning to lighter areas of the surfaces. Text clean and unmarked with expected moderate toning to war time paper stock. Superficial ripple to the cloth along the front edge of the boards. VG-/G 
Price: 20.00 USD
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