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NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1923-1985. Robert Penn Warren. NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1923-1985.
New York: Random House, (1985). First edition. Number 165 of 350 numbered copies SIGNED by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Published to celebrate his 80th birthday. Fine with a tiny touch of creasing at spine ends; in original, near fine slipcase. Issued without a dust jacket.

[Book #49619]       Price: $200.00
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OR ELSE-- Poem/Poems 1968-1974. Robert Penn Warren. OR ELSE-- Poem/Poems 1968-1974.
New York: Random House, (1974). First edition. Number 206 of 300 SIGNED, numbered copies. Slight sunning to spine, otherwise near fine or better in original black paper-covered slipcase which is a little bumped and worn at corners (very slight paper loss at open edges). Issued without a dust jacket.

[Book #49045]       Price: $100.00
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TO A LITTLE GIRL, ONE YEAR OLD, IN A RUINED FORTRESS. Robert Penn Warren. TO A LITTLE GIRL, ONE YEAR OLD, IN A RUINED FORTRESS.
[New Haven]: Yale University, (1956). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Stuart (W[right]) with admiration and friendship. Red (W[arren])." Wright was a professor and small press publisher of limited editions and, for a time, Warren's executor. The setting of the story is La Rocca, the Warrens' (and later the Cheevers') fortress house in Porto Ercole, Italy. A small book of poems designed, printed, and illustrated by Jane Daggett in the Department of Graphic Arts, School of Design at Yale. Grimshaw estimates that only about 175 copies were printed. Approximately 7 1/2 inches square; 30 pages, including 6 illustrations, bound in pictorial boards and issued without a dust jacket. Edges of spine and corners rubbed, still very good. A scarce "A" item, and rare inscribed. This book is from the collection of Scott and Vivian Donaldson and has their small, tasteful bookplate on back pastedown. Scott is considered one of our leading literary biographers. He has written eight books about 20th-century American authors and is listed among prominent 20th-century Virginia authors by the Virginia Center for the book. INSCRIBED TO HIS ONE-TIME EXECUTOR.

[Book #49496]       Price: $1,500.00
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RIDING THE EARTHBOY 40. James Welch. RIDING THE EARTHBOY 40.
New York: World Publ. (1971). First edition. True first; reportedly not distributed. Slight bubbling to pastedowns (production error), otherwise fine in dust jacket with minor edge rubbing, a small closed tear in rear panel and light tanning to edges of flaps and top edge of rear panel. A bright, attractive copy of this book of poetry.

[Book #32965]       Price: $100.00
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NATIVES OF ROCK: XX Poems: 1921-1922. Glenway Wescott. NATIVES OF ROCK: XX Poems: 1921-1922.
Pamela Bianco. New York: Francesco Bianco, (1926). First edition. Number 174 of 500 numbered copies (of 550 total). Decorations by Pamela Bianco.Fine in brown paper boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front and spine. In original glassine with few chips and tears and a fine example of the original box.

[Book #53543]       Price: $75.00
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THE BLACK PANTHER: A Book of Poems. John Hall Wheelock. THE BLACK PANTHER: A Book of Poems.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED "For John Moffitt with the sincere good wishes of John Hall Wheelock," to which Wheelock has added the last five lines of his poem "The Fish-Hawk" (handwritten by Wheelock) and dated September 28, 1922. Page edges slightly soiled, otherwise fine in somewhat soiled dust jacket with shallow edge chipping, an inconspicuous closed tear in spine and a small abrasion to spine affecting "Panther." Still, an attractive copy that looks better than it sounds.

[Book #35572]       Price: $150.00
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THE BRIGHT DOOM: A Book of Poems. John Hall Wheelock. THE BRIGHT DOOM: A Book of Poems.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition. Wheelock's first volume of poetry since 1922. Black cloth boards, teal floral endpapers. Near fine in like dust jacket only very slighty tanned at flap folds and spine.

[Book #50357]       Price: $60.00
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BLUES & ROOTS / RUE & BLUETS: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians. Jonathan Williams. BLUES & ROOTS / RUE & BLUETS: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians.
(Durham, NC): Duke University Press, (1985). First edition thus, adding 33 new poems to the 1971 edition. "The poems [herein] make up an unofficial oral history in verse of the Southern Appalachian folk often vilified and dismissed as hillbillies" (from the foreword by Herbert Leibowitz). Number 38 of 75 numbered copies SIGNED BY WILLIAMS. Fine in fine dust jacket and slipcase, as issued.

[Book #54877]       Price: $75.00
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PATERSON: BOOK ONE. William Carlos Williams. PATERSON: BOOK ONE.
(New York): New Directions, (1946). First editon, one of only 1063 copies. Very good or better with offset to the pastedowns from the glue used in production, former owner's identifying information on free endpaper, and light soiling. Lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #50951]       Price: $125.00
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THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence. James Wright, William Duffy, Robert Bly. THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence.
(Madison, MI): The Sixties Press, 1962. First edition. Very good or better in pictorial, printed paperwraps. Previous owner's identification information is written on front endpaper and there is a minor amount of rubbing to the cover, mostly at the spine ends and corners. There also appears to be a thin and very faint damp stain to the right edge. Illustration on cover still bright and unfaded.

[Book #51686]       Price: $60.00
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CLOS CAMARDON. Stephen Yenser, illustrator Dorothea Tanning. CLOS CAMARDON.
(New York): Sea Cliffs Editions, 1985. First edition. Number 99 of 120 numbered copies with a full-page lithograph by Dorothea Tanning as frontis. SIGNED by Yenser & Tanning, Red patterned paperwrap with small title label on front cover (there were also 15 hardbound copies). Fine. SIGNED BY BOTH POET & ARTIST.

[Book #53652]       Price: $350.00
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"AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER..." Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER...".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics, 1996.). First edition. "A Result? A Pain in the Bottom." Serbia born Yevtushenko's first commercially distributed art reproduction. One of 150 SIGNED numbered copies. The drawing, printed by photolithography, is reproduced actual size from the original (8x10"). Single leaf, printed on one side in red and gray, together with the numbered colophon page, housed in the original red folder with Kremlin on cover and white mailing envelope. As new.

[Book #37267]       Price: $50.00
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"TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY" Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics/University of Charleston, 1996). First edition. The first publication of this poem by Russia's most popular poet, translated from the Russian by James Ragan with the author. One of 150 SIGNED, numbered copies printed in red, black, and gray on white paper (11x14") and signed by the poet in either English or in Russian (apparently at the whim of the poet). Please indicate which you prefer. Includes a numbered colophon. Fine to new.

[Book #37339]       Price: $50.00
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COLLECTED POEMS OF ANDREW YOUNG. Andrew Young. COLLECTED POEMS OF ANDREW YOUNG.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1950). First edition. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall. Very good in edge sunned and lightly shelf worn dust jacket.

[Book #48138]       Price: $60.00
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