EXECUTIONER | SACK FULL OF OLD QUARRELS | ROMANCE | QUARTERLY WEST, WINTER 1979 | MONKEY WARS | SONG OF NAPALM | WHAT SAVES US | SWEET LORAIN (2 vols) | ARCHEOLOGY OF THE CIRCLE (2 vols) | AFTER THE OTHERS (2 vols) | THE CIRCLE OF HAHN | UNRAVELING STRANGENESS: Most volumes inscribed and each one signed; one volume with tipped in AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED, one volume INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY [15 volumes].

(Varous places: Various publishers, 1976 - 2002). First edition of each of the 15 volumes. Award-winning poet Weigl explores his experience serving in the Vietnam War in his work and says in his memoir, "The war took away my life and gave me poetry in return." Among many other honors and acheivements, he has twice been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and the 2013 citation specifically noted his poems "explore the trauma of the Vietnam War and the feelings that have never left many of those who fought in the conflict." Collection includes: EXECUTIONER, Tucson: Ironwood Press, 1976, his first book, INSCRIBED, "for Al, Brother from the green war. In peace, Bruce Weigl 6-5-92." A SACK FULL OF OLD QUARRELS, Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Center, 1976, no. 14 in the Poets Series; very good in somewhat rubbed paperwraps, SIGNED TWICE (second one dated "6-5-92"). A ROMANCE, Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1979, INSCRIBED, "for Al Bruce Weigl 6-5-92"; dust jacket lightly rubbed. QUARTERLY WEST, NO. 8, WINTER 1979: University of Utah magazine edited by Weigl, paperwraps, INSCRIBED, "for Al Bruce Weigl 6-5-92." THE MONKEY WARS, Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1985, INSCRIBED, "for Al, In peace, Bruce Weigl 6-5-92." SONG OF NAPALM, New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988, introduction by Robert Stone. REVIEW COPY with publicity photo of author, review slip and newsletter laid in, INSCRIBED, "for Al, with hope for us all. Yours, Bruce Weigl 6-5-92." WHAT SAVES US, Evanston: TriQuarterly / Northwestern Univ., 1992), paperwraps, INSCRIBED, "for Al, Brother in peace, we came home, yours, Bruce Weigl 6-5-92." SWEET LORAIN (2 vols), Evanston: TriQuarterly / Northwestern Univ., 1996, one of an unstated 325 copies of the hardcover issue in purple boards, this one INSCRIBED, "For Allen M., Brother from the green war. In peace, Bruce Weigl/ 3-14-97/ State College, PA," also the simultaneous paperwraps issue with cover illustration by the author; one of 1665 copies (unstated), this one INSCRIBED, "for Al, With thanks for your support & with hope for us all. Bruce Weigl 5-24-96 Washington." ARCHEOLOGY OF THE CIRCLE (2 vols), New York: Grove Press, 1999, uncorrected proof in paperwraps with several sheets laid in where text is missing, this copy used by Weigl at Chapters Bookstore signing event in DC -- SIGNED and dated "5-20-99," also the trade edition, a paperback original with pages added and pagination adjusted to accommodate material missing from the proof, one of an unstated 3000 copies, INSCRIBED, "For Al Mears, with gratitude for your support. Yours, Bruce 5-20-99." AFTER THE OTHERS (2 vols), Evanston: TriQuarterly / Northwestern Univ., 1999, one of an unstated 300 copies in cloth without dust jacket, INSCRIBED, "For Al Mears, Bruce Weigl 12-13-99 Oberlin" and with AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by Weigl tipped in, also one of 1600 copies in the paperwraps issue, INSCRIBED, "For Al Mears, Bruce Weigl 12-13-99 Oberlin." THE CIRCLE OF HAHN: A Memoir, New York: Grove Press, 2000, INSCRIBED following a reading at Chapters, "For Al, with gratitude for your kindness, and with hope for us all. Bruce Weigl 5-3-2000 Washington," (note: per a marketing manager at Grove, 7,600 copies were printed). THE UNRAVELING STRANGENESS, New York: Grove Press, 2002, paperback original, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, "For Allen, Brother from the green war, in peace... Bruce Weigl 4-19-05 Oberlin," housed in original mailing envelope from Weigl and with transcript of email correspondence between Weigl and Mears laid in. Unless noted otherwise volumes listed above are hardcovers in dust jackets and whether in paperwraps or hardcover they are in fine condition (unless otherwise noted).
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Price: $750.00

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