Here you will find the 293 titles currently catalogued that are on our poetry shelves (and I added in some poets biographies, and other poetry related titles) at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire, on January 8, 2014. Enjoy browsing (or use the Find function with your browser to jump to the poet you like), make a note of the Order No(s) you would like to add to your library, and feel free to place an order at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. A MISCELLANY OF AMERICAN POETRY, 1920, Harcourt, Brace and Howe, New York, 1920, 187pp, good, paper covered boards w/light edgewear (hardcover), This volume is, as its name half implies, a miscellany of the most recent work of eleven American poets., (Order No: 36067 ), $12.50

2. POETRY OF THE YEAR: PASSAGES FROM THE POETS DESCRIPTIVE OF THE SEASONS - WITH TWENTY-TWO COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS ..., D. Appleton and Co., New York, 1854, color illustrations, 104pp, good+, full tooled leather (hardcover) HEAVY FOXING THROUGHOUT, "...FROM DRAWINGS BY EMINENT ARTISTS." One of the first books illustrated by chromolithographs, and tipped in. The text pages exhibit a great deal of foxing but with minimal impact on the color illustrations. Thus priced accordingly., (Order No: 62848 ), $200.00

3. Acker, Ally, WAITING FOR THE BELOVED, Red Hen Press, Los Angeles, CA, (1999) 1st ed, 88pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1888996110, (Order No: 34644 ), $5.00

4. Acker, Ally, SURVIVING DESIRE: POEMS, Garden Street Press, San Luis Obispo, CA, 1994 1st ptg, 56pp, fine, wraps (softcover) review slip laid in, ISBN 0963348175, (Order No: 35131 ), $5.00

5. Adams, Franklin P., TOBOGGANING ON PARNASSUS, Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1913, 142pp, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40480 ), $7.00

6. Adams, M. Winchester, "POLLY" AND OTHER POEMS, Francis W. Orvis, New York, 1901, B&W illustrations, 95pp, good, cream cloth, teg (hardcover) light wear to covers, Owner's inscription on front-free endpaper., (Order No: 52040 ), $25.00

7. Agran, Rick; Crill, Hildred; and DeCarteret, Mark (edited by) (introduction by Maxine Kumin), UNDER THE LEGISLATURE OF STARS: 62 NEW HAMPSHIRE POETS, Oyster River Press, Durham, NH, (1999) 1st ptg, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 188229159X Chosen with care, these poems represent the best among our poets, some famous, some familiar, some to be discovered., (Order No: 42037 ), $20.00

8. Aiken, Conrad, TIME IN THE ROCK - PRELUDES TO DEFINITION, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1936 1st ed, 138pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, light fade to spine, (Order No: 53515 ), $7.50

9. Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (T.B.A.), THE BELLS: A COLLECTION OF CHIMES, BY T.B.A., J. C. Derby, New York, 1855 1st ed, 144pp, very good, brown cloth in leather case with raised bands, BAL 246. Author's first book. Previous owner's book plate on front paste down, and in pencil on the front free endpaper he wrote; "At last I obtain 'with a great sum,' this perfect copy of T.B.A.'s first book, which nearly completes my set - mostly his own gifts - of his publications. E.C.S. April 1906." Book is housed within a green leather case that looks like a book with raised bands and gilt stampings on the spine. The spine opens out with a flap catch. A "must have item" for the Aldrich collector!!!, (Order No: 35192 ), $250.00

10. Allen, Lyman Whitney, ABRAHAM LINCOLN - A POEM, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1896 1st ed, 112pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 42299 ), $15.00

11. Ammons, A. R. (poems by), DIVERSIFICATIONS - POEMS, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1975) 1st ed, 98pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393044149 A collection of shorter poems by the poet whose COLLECTED POEMS won the National Book Award for 1973 and whose long poem SPHERE won the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (1973-1974) and was nominated for the National Book Award for 1975., (Order No: 31927 ), $15.00

12. Angelo, Valenti (illustrated and illuminated by), THE SONG OF SONGS WHICH IS SOLOMON'S, The Heritage Press, New York, 1935, ill. by Valenti Angelo, very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no slipcase), (Order No: 29058 ), $7.50

13. Ashbery, John (poems by), APRIL GALLEONS, Viking Penguin Inc., New York, (1987), 97pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0670819581 APRIL GALLEONS, John Ashbery's twelfth collection, combines the lyrical directness of A WAVE with the baroque richness of language found in such earlier Ashbery masterpieces as SELF-PORTRAIT IN A CONVEX MIRROR and HOUSEBOAT DAYS., (Order No: 54160 ), $7.50

14. Auslander, Joseph, CYCLOP'S EYE, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1926), 130pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 54199 ), $7.50

15. Badger, Kingsbury, UNTHORN THE SEASON, The Christopher Pub. House, Boston, MA, (1965) rev ed, 109pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the poet, This revised and enlarged second edition is at once daringly original and moderately reactionary--original in conception and presentation and reactionary in the sense that its author aims at music, delicate feeling, and aesthetic delight as opposed to the involutions, studied obscurities, and what he calls the "auto-psychographic effects" of most modern poetry of the avant-garde variety., (Order No: 45172 ), $10.00

16. Bailey, Margaret Emerson, WHITE CHRISTMAS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1931, 73pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) (dj lacks several pieces), The first collection of Miss Bailey's poems., (Order No: 30041 ), $7.50

17. Baumgartner, Leona and Fulton, John F., A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE POEM SYPHILIS SIVE MORBUS GALLICUS BY GIROLAMO FRACASTORO OF VERONA, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1935, B&W illustrations, 157pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover0, (Order No: 62599 ), $10.00

18. Beardslee, Martin (design and typography by Betty Stoddard), YANKEE DOODLES, Caroline E. McElveen, NYC, 1965, very good, birchwood veneer covers (softcover), Contents include: Courage!; The Widest Sea; Simple Arithmetic; Ultimatum; One of Two; He and She; Reality; A Good Life; Hierarchy; "Know Thyself"; Advice to the Young; "The Boy is Father of the Man"; New England Sunday; Civilization; Campfire; Green Granite., (Order No: 53709 ), $50.00

19. Benet, Rosemary and Benet, Stephen Vincent, A BOOK OF AMERICANS, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1961), ill. by Charles Child, 115pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1933. Fifty-six verses about famous American men and women from Columbus to Woodrow Wilson., (Order No: 40553 ), $14.50

20. Bennett, Bruce, I NEVER DANCED WITH MARY BETH, Foothills Publishing, Bath, NY, (1991), 36pp, fine, wraps (softcover) with letter from poet laid in, "I NEVER DANCED WITH MARY BETH is about an image, and the pursuit of that image, and the consequences of that pursuit. Although what I have written is not strictly autobiographical, I have tried to be honest. I may be speaking only for myself, but I don't think so." Bruce Bennett, (Order No: 45071 ), $30.00

21. Berger, Suzanne E., THESE ROOMS, Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, 1979 1st ed, 71pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0915778297 The book was designed and set in Times New Roman by Michael McCurdy. John Kristensen and Penelope Reid printed the edition of 1200 books, from which 200 were hard-bound. These were numbered and signed by the author. Mindell Dubansky cut the wood engraving which appears on the title page. This volume is numbered 4., (Order No: 54533 ), $30.00

22. Bevington, Helen, DR. JOHNSON'S WATERFALL AND OTHER POEMS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1946), 164pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 35699 ), $14.50

23. Bissett, Bill, LIVING WITH TH VISHYUN, New Star Books, n.p., (1974), B&W ill., 146pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 31198 ), $25.00

24. Blossom, Roberts (signed by), REMBRANDT, Mandrill Press, New York, (1962), good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the poet, Signed by the poet on the blank front leaf. Laid in is the biography statement and errata statement., (Order No: 63230 ), $45.00

25. Bly, Robert (twelve drawings by Tomie De Paola), THE MORNING GLORY - ANOTHER THING THAT WILL NEVER BE MY FRIEND, Kayak Books, Inc., San Francisco, CA, n.d., B&W illustrations, 35pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Twelve prose poems by Robert Bly with Twelve drawings by Tomie De Paola., (Order No: 63216 ), $40.00

26. Bolles, Frank, CHOCORUA'S TENANTS, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, 1895, 8 B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Published by Elizabeth Q. Bolles the year after her husband's death. Frank Bolles summered at Chocorua Lake near Tamworth, New Hampshire, and his poems relate tales of the lake's permanent residents, including: The crow, Log-Cock, Ruffed Grouse, Eaves Swallow, Blue Jay, Oven-Bird, and other birds. Uncommon., (Order No: 30865 ), $35.00

27. Booth, Philip, AVAILABLE LIGHT: POEMS, The Viking Press, New York, (1976), 84pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670143103, (Order No: 35690 ), $11.50

28. Bouchard, Dave (text) and Vickers, Roy Henry (images), THE ELDERS ARE WATCHING, Eagle Dancer Enterprises Ltd, B.C., Canada, (1990), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0969348533, (Order No: 45705 ), $7.50

29. Bradley, George, SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: POEMS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2001 1st ed, 74pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 037541195X Bradley meditates on contemporary culture, on the natural world and the world imagined, and on the life of the poet., (Order No: 34039 ), $8.50

30. Brainard, John G. C., THE POEMS OF JOHN G. C. BRAINARD - A NEW AND AUTHENTIC COLLECTION, WITH AN ORIGINAL MEMOIR OF HIS LIFE, S. Andrus and Son, Hartford, CT, 1847, 220pp, good+, 3/4 leather, raised bands, aeg (hardcover) light edgewear, Nice tight copy., (Order No: 49049 ), $50.00

31. Brand, Millen, LOCAL LIVES - POEMS ABOUT THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1975) 1st ed, 526pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0517519984, (Order No: 48874 ), $6.00

32. Bridges, Robert (introduction by George Gordon), VERSES WRITTEN FOR MRS. DANIEL, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1932, vergood, white cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), Limited to 300 copies on hand-made paper. 19 pages followed by a facsimile of the verses. Some sunning to the edges of the paper covered boards. Largely unopened pages., (Order No: 24363 ), $75.00

33. Bridges, Robert, THE TESTAMENT OF BEAUTY: A POEM IN FOUR BOOKS - LIMITED EDITION, Oxford University Press, New York, 1929 1st ed, B&W frontis, 183pp, good+, maroon spine, teg, marbled boards (hardcover), Contents include: Introduction; Selfhood; Breed; Ethick. One of 250 copies printed by William Edwin Rudge on Vidalon paper., (Order No: 45174 ), $30.00

34. Bridgman, Betty (handwritten by Ruth Justus) - signed by the poet, THIS IS MINNESOTA, North Central Publishing Co., St. Paul, MN, (1958), very good+, cream cloth (hardcover) with original acetate cover, (Order No: 62822 ), $4.50

35. Brohl, Ted, A SIMPLE GRACE, Vantage Press, New York, (1994) 1st ed, 185pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0533107350, (Order No: 12382 ), $10.00

36. Brown, Harry, THE BEAST IN HIS HUNGER, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1949 1st ed, 86pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this little volume, Harry Brown returns to poetry, giving us a distilled selection of his finest work over the past six years., (Order No: 45453 ), $6.00

37. Brownstein, Michael, HIGHWAY TO THE SKY, Columbia University Press, New York, 1969, 73pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231033397 Brownstein's poems are "parallels" to life in that they have its unexpected movements and rhythms, its irreducible variety. Reading them, one has the sensation of living. "A Frank O'Hara Award Book.", (Order No: 54168 ), $5.00

38. Bryan, George S., YANKEE NOTIONS, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1922, 72pp, good, green cloth spine (hardcover) light soil & edgewear, (Order No: 28606 ), $10.00

39. Bunner, H. C., ROWEN: "SECOND CROP" SONGS, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1892 1st ed, 101pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Front panel of dustjacket laid in., (Order No: 28309 ), $20.00

40. Burnett, Gracie D., MESSAGES ABOUT GENUINE IMAGES, Vantage Press, New York, (1986) 1st ed, 32pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by poet, ISBN 0533067006 From her experience as a young woman facing challenges and ambiguity to her joy at the wonder of nature's beauty, Ms. Burnett writes of life as she knows it., (Order No: 50887 ), $12.50

41. Burt, Katharine B., CONNECTICUT LEGEND, Privately Printed, n.p., 1942, 77pp, very good, olive green cloth (hardcover) - LACKS FRONTIS, Limited to 200 copies, a poem dedicated "To the Skipper of the Halcyone." "All names and characters in CONNECTICUT LEGEND are fictional, excepting, perhaps, the devil.", (Order No: 30640 ), $15.00

42. Campbell, Thomas, THE PLEASURES OF HOPE, WITH OTHER POEMS - AND - GERTRUDE OF WYOMING AND OTHER POEMS -- TWO BOOKS BOUND IN ONE VOLUME, B&W frontis, good+, full leather (hardcover) clean and tight copy, Two of Campbells books of poetry bound together in one clean and tight uniform volume. THE PLEASURES OF HOPE, WITH OTHER POEMS; printed for Mundell, Doig, & Stevenson, et al; Edinburg; 1810; 131pp; and, GERTRUDE OF WYOMING AND OTHER POEMS - FOURTH EDITION; printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown et al; London; 1812 4th ed; 250pp, ads., (Order No: 59535 ), $100.00

43. Carew, Thomas, THE INCONSTANT MISTRIS - THE LOVE POEMS OF THOMAS CAREW, The Golden Eagle Press, Mount Vernon, NY, (1948), drawings by Kurt Roesch, 34pp, very good, tan boards (hardcover) (no slipcase), Limited to 1960 copies., (Order No: 43711 ), $10.00

44. Cavafy, C. P.; Keeley, Edmund and Sherrard, Philip (translated by); Savidis, George (edited by), C. P. CAVAFY COLLECTED POEMS, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1975), 261pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0691013209, (Order No: 56491 ), $5.00

45. Chappell, Fred; Cherry, Kelly; Dillard, R. H. W.; Galvin, Brendan; Garrett, George; Slavitt, David R.; and, Taylor, Henry, A NEW PLEIADE: SELECTED POEMS, SEVEN AMERICAN POETS, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1998 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 233pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), review slip laid in, ISBN 0807123293 A celebration of close literary friendships among seven eminent American poets., (Order No: 30624 ), $25.00

46. Clark, Annie E., POEMS, J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1866, 146pp, very good+, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 48916 ), $30.00

47. Clarke, George Herbert, WAYFARINGS, Windsor & Kenfield Pub., Chicago, IL, 1901, B&W illustrations, 94pp, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 39128 ), $20.00

48. Coates, Walter John, LAND OF ALLEN AND OTHER VERSE, W. Paul Cook, n.p., 1928, B&W frontis, 100pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) original tissue cover, Contents include: Vermontiana; Idealism; Protest and Appreciation; Heart-Tints; Sonnets; From Charles H. Stone; Index to Titles., (Order No: 44337 ), $40.00

49. Coblentz, Stanton A. (compiled by), MODERN LYRICS, AMERICAN AND BRITISH: TWO VOLUMES IN ONE, AN ANTHOLOGY, Loring & Mussey, New York, (1924), 218pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Clean, bright and tight copy., (Order No: 39270 ), $12.50

50. Coffin, Robert P. Tristram, STRANGE HOLINESS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1937 3rd ptg, 101pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's notes 3 pages, Intimate understanding of country things and feeling for country folk and customs mark this volume of poems., (Order No: 42082 ), $10.00

51. Collins, Bertha Miller, AROUND MY HOME - POEMS - A VERMONT BOOK, The Driftwood Press, N. Montpelier, VT, (1938), 75pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) signed by the poet/author, Printed Christmas poem by author laid in along with advertising piece for the book., (Order No: 43227 ), $45.00

52. Colville, Derek, VICTORIAN POETRY AND THE ROMANTIC RELIGION, State Univ. of New York Pr., Albany, NY, (1970), B&W illustrations, 262pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0873950585 This book is a critical introduction to major English poetry of the nineteenth century with an analysis of the changes in subject matter, form, tone, and technique resulting from Romantic influences., (Order No: 52708 ), $10.00

53. compiled by Poets House through the Poetry Publication Showcase, DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN POETRY BOOKS - 2000: THIRD EDITION, VOLUME III, Poets House, New York, (2000), 571pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1890695025 Poetry in the 1990's--an annotated guide to poetry books published in America during the past three years., (Order No: 34077 ), $6.00

54. Cone, Helen Gray (1859-1934), THE COAT WITHOUT A SEAM AND OTHER POEMS, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, (1919) 1st ed, 100pp, good++ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Poet was a Professor of English Literature at Hunter College in New York., (Order No: 40315 ), $100.00

55. Connellan, Leo, CROSSING AMERICA, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, (1976), fine, green cloth (hardcover) with acetate cover, ISBN 091778114 One of two hundred copies with an original binding design by Robert Hauser and signed by the poet., (Order No: 59346 ), $35.00

56. Coolidge, Susan, A FEW MORE VERSES, Roberts Brothers, Boston, MA, 1893, 257pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) w/chipped kraft dustjacket, (Order No: 62274 ), $20.00

57. Cottrell, Robert D., THE GRAMMAR OF SILENCE: A READING OF MARGUERITE DE NAVARRE'S POETRY, Catholic Univ. of America Pr, Washington, D.C., (1986), 338pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813206154 Beginning with an analysis of the aspects of Christian hermeneutics that underlie mystical literature, this book offers close readings of Marguerite's major poems, studying the ways in which her texts strive to deny their own presence and to reveal the spirit, or Johannine logos. The author demonstrates how Marguerite's poems probe the limits of linguistic performance and the relationship between verbal sign and truth., (Order No: 14393 ), $5.00

58. Cowley, Abraham (translated into English verse by), ANACREON, The Golden Eagle Press, Mount Vernon, NY, n.d. - c1940s, unpaginated, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Some Copies of Verses Translated Paraphrastically out of ANACREON", (Order No: 45242 ), $10.00

59. Creeley, Robert; Duncan, Robert; Blackburn, Paul; Hatson, Constance E.; Corman, Cid; Enslin, Theodore; et al (see note), NINE AMERICAN POETS - ARTISAN - SPRING 1953, Heron Press, Liverpool, UK, 1953, 24pp, very good, wraps (softcover) light cover soil, also: Levertov, Denise; Ferrini, Vincent; and, Olson, Charles., (Order No: 54044 ), $45.00

60. Crump, L. M., THE MARRIAGE OF NAUSICAA AND OTHER POEMS, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1923, 35pp, good, salmon paper coverd board (hardcover), Contents include: The Marriage of Nausicaa; Odysseus' Reverie; Chryseis--The Willing Captive; Andromache--The Captive Rebellious; Circe's Apology; Calypso's Prayer., (Order No: 45696 ), $65.00

61. Csoori, Sandor (translated from the Hungarian by Nicholas Kolumban), MEMORY OF SNOW, Penmaen Press, Great Barrington, MA, (1983) 1st ed, 67pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) remnants of sticker on FFEP, ISBN 0915778521, (Order No: 55729 ), $30.00

62. Dakin, Emma Sahler (foreword by David Morton), FIGURE AND LANDSCAPE, The Fine Editions Press, New York, (1946), 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), In this first selection of her poems, Mrs. Dakin offers the matured work of a mind that recollects in tranquility much of the vision and ardor experienced in travel, reading and reflection., (Order No: 51656 ), $6.00

63. Daugherty, James (written and illustrated by), WEST OF BOSTON - YANKEE RHYMES AND DOGGEREL, The Viking Press, New York, 1956 1st ed, ill. by James Daugherty, 95pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Verses expressing enjoyment of and affection for the people and places of our history., (Order No: 52012 ), $7.50

64. de la Mare, Walter, WINGED CHARIOT AND OTHER POEMS, The Viking Press, New York, 1951, 160pp, good, maroon cloth w/faded spine (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 38254 ), $7.50

65. De Loach, Allen (edited by), THE EAST SIDE SCENE (AN ANTHOLOGY OF A TIME AND A PLACE), SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, (1968) 1st ed, 326pp, very good, wraps (softcover) light cover soil as usual, (Order No: 59070 ), $35.00

66. Deloach, Allen (editor), A DECADE & THEN SOME: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE - 1976 - INTREPID ANTHOLOGY - INTREPID 25-35, Intrepid Press, Buffalo, NY, (1976), 369pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59634 ), $20.00

67. Dickins, Bruce and Wilson, R. M. (edited by), EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH TEXTS, Bowes & Bowes, London, (1959) 3rd ptg, 335pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) fade to spine, This book is planned to bridge the gap between the various Old English readers and Kenneth Sisam's admirable FOURTEENTH CENTURY VERSE AND PROSE., (Order No: 45660 ), $7.50

68. Dorn, Edward, WHAT I SEE IN THE MAXIMUS POEMS, A Migrant Pamplet, Ventura, CA, Spring, 1960, 17pp, good+, mimeographed stappled wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63213 ), $200.00

69. Dorn, Edward, SONGS SET TWO: A SHORT COUNT - THIS VOLUME IS TO HONOR THE SCALD, frontier press, San Francisco, CA, 1970, 19pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63227 ), $5.00

70. Dorr, Dorothy Countryman, WHOLE MUSIC, The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles, CA, 1943, B&W frontis, 87pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), As the title suggests, Dorothy heard the "whole music" of life, was stirred by its loveliness and deeply hurt by the least disharmony., (Order No: 40762 ), $12.50

71. Douglas, John and Selznick, Arna (introduction by), THE COLLECTED WORKS OF LIONEL DOUGLAS, Emanation Press, Canada, (1980) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 82pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0920540082 "The visual and verbal images on these pages present only two facets of the rare, complex being who was Lionel Douglas.", (Order No: 54646 ), $20.00

72. Dreiser, Theodore (poem by); and Fawcett, Robert (decorations by) - SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR ONLY, EPITAPH: A POEM, Heron Press Incorporated, New York, (1929), very good+, black cloth (hardcover) poor slipcase signed by ill., One of 1100 copies printed on handmade Keijyo Kami paper and signed by the illustrator Robert Fawcett ONLY. An exceptionally nice copy in companion numbered worn slipcase with edgewear to slipcase, and nicks and tear on rear of slipcase., (Order No: 52406 ), $45.00

73. Dunning, Stephen, WALKING HOME DEAD - POEMS BY STEPHEN DUNNING, Stone Country Press, Madison, NJ, (1981), 36pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) warmly inscribed by the poet, ISBN 0930020111, (Order No: 60141 ), $20.00

74. Durrell, Lawrence, THE IKONS AND OTHER POEMS, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1967 2nd ptg, 48pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, This special collection of the verse of Lawrence Durrell contains thirty-two poems., (Order No: 24356 ), $5.00

75. Durst, Simon, WOONSOCKETEER - VOLUME I. NUMBER I. -- RHAPSODIES OF POETICUS HUNGRICUS, Woonsocket Publishing Co., Woonsocket, RI, 1901, 24pp, good+, wraps (softcover), The Woonsocketeer will be published to herald the Rhyme Books of Simon Durst et alii et aliae. This issue of the Woonsocketeer contains 19 stanzas out of 327 or thereabouts from Durst's Rhyme Book, Number one, entitled, "Rhapsodies of Poeticus Hungricus.", (Order No: 46767 ), $45.00

76. Duryee, Samuel S., CROSS REFERENCE, Standard Publishing Company, Vineland, NJ, (1969), 48pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), In CROSS REFERENCE, Samuel Duryee has included a group of highly personal poems., (Order No: 44668 ), $5.00

77. Eberhart, Richard (engravings by Michael McCurdy) - signed by the poet and illustrator, POEMS TO POETS, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, (1975), B&W illustrations, 35pp, fine, black cloth (hardcover) original acetate jacket, ISBN 0915778041 One of 300 copies numbered and signed by the poet and artist., (Order No: 54702 ), $45.00

78. Eddy, Lefa Morse (edited by), FLORIDA LANTERN, A Lantern Publication, Brooklyn, NY, 1939, 26pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple pencil marks, Presents a group of Florida poets--some established--others, moving toward definite goals and individual niches in the World of Poetry., (Order No: 40002 ), $25.00

79. Edwards, Anthony S. G. (editor), SKELTON: THE CRITICAL HERITAGE, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1981), 224pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710007248 John Skelton, who was born in about 1460 and died in 1529, was one of the earliest Tudor poets. Skelton's work has always attracted controversy, a trait that makes his reputation a particularly rewarding subject for study., (Order No: 14019 ), $7.00

80. Edwards, M. Betham (illustrated by N. K. Browne), SNOW FLAKES AND THE STORIES THEY TOLD THE CHILDREN, Sampson Low, Son & Co., London, n.d. c1864, color illustrations, 47pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover), Christmas inscription on the front free endpaper dated Dec. 25th 64., (Order No: 58782 ), $60.00

81. Eigner, Larry, FLAT AND ROUND, Pierrepont Press, Brooklyn, NY, (1969), 27pp, fine, gray cloth (hardcover) in very good+ slipcase, One of 330 copies signed by the poet. This is Eigner's eighth collection of poetry. With an advertising piece from The Pierrepont Press laid in., (Order No: 53833 ), $75.00

82. Eliot, George, POEMS OF GEORGE ELIOT, White, Stokes, and Allen, New York, 1883, 202pp, good, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 53660 ), $20.00

83. Emmons, Earl H.; Hooker, William Francis (introduction by - and warmly inscribed by), MAVERICKS, Oswald Publishing Company, New York, 1924, 125pp, good+, green cloth spine (hardcover), Inscribed by William Francis Hooker who, as editor of The Erie Railroad Magazine, shared in the discovery and publishing of much of Emmons work., (Order No: 40778 ), $50.00

84. Epstein, Daniel Mark (poems by), THE BOOK OF FORTUNE, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, (1982), 53pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 087951146X The author continues his forays into the American past and his meditations on her present. Review slip and review press release laid in., (Order No: 27004 ), $12.50

85. Evans, William Bacon, SEVEN SCORE BIRD SONGS: SONNETS, BATTLE-DORE, UNCONVENTIONAL VERSE &C, Christopher Publishing House, Boston, MA, (1943), 258pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "The author has done a remarkable piece of work in imitating the bird songs in verse. The songs achieve the difficult combination of ingenuity and beauty, and express a strong and clear feeling for nature's inner essences; and, at the same time, a keen and balancing sense of humor and the light touch.", (Order No: 35217 ), $20.00

86. Everson, William, RIVER-ROOT: A SYZYGY FOR THE BICENTENNIAL OF THESE STATES, Oyez Press, Berkeley, CA, (1976), ill. by Patrick Kennedy, 51pp, very good+, brown leather spine (hardcover), One of 250 signed copies., (Order No: 55335 ), $75.00

87. Fellows, Antoinette Buchard, CARGOES OF INDIA, The Story Book Press, Dallas, TX, (1953), 94pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, "If in reading these stanzas one can catch a glimpse of the eternal verities beyond man's journey through the gates of birth and death, it will have justified the building of the necklace of words which weave these ancient truths into a tapestry." Advertising card for the book laid in along with the memorial card for the author's death., (Order No: 39271 ), $25.00

88. Fergusun, William (poems by); McCurdy, Michael (prints by), LIGHT OF PARADISE: SIX POEMS BY WILLIAM FERGUSON - SIX PRINTS BY MICHAEL MCCURDY, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, (1973), B&W illustrations, fine, red boards (hardcover), One of two hundred copies signed by the poet and the artist., (Order No: 59347 ), $30.00

89. Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; Bernard, Kenneth; Ginsberg, Allen; Olson, Tony; Rothenberg, Jerome; and Oppenheimer, Joel, SINCE MAN BEGAN TO EAT HIMSELF, The Perishable Press Limited, [Madison, WI], 1986, color illustrations, fine, 3/4 leather (hardcover), Four Poems, Two Stories with six etched illuminations & one composite drawing provisioned by Warrington Colescott. One of 113 copies and signed by all of the contributors. Contents include: Home Home Home by Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Sherry Fine: Conceptualist by Kenneth Bernard; Birdbrain by Allen Ginsberg; The Woman Who Escaped Shame by Toby Olson; War by Jerome Rothenberg; and Topic Sentence by Joel Oppenheimer., (Order No: 53386 ), $1000.00

90. Ferrini, Vincent, KNOW FISH: BOOKS VI & VII, Univ. of Connecticut Library, Storrs, CT, (1991), 235pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Contents include: Shadows Talking and This Other Ocean., (Order No: 53245 ), $15.00

91. Foote, Miriam Sage (forword by B. L. Ullman), ON BULFINCH WING, Exposition Press, New York, (1964) 1st ed, 72pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by poet, "Selections From Thomas Bulfinch's 'Age of Fable' Rendered Into Light Verse." Warmly inscribed and signed by the author January 12, 1964., (Order No: 51416 ), $15.00

92. Fowler, William Plumer (foreword by Ogden Nash), NEW ENGLAND SONNETS, Branden Press Publishers, Boston, MA, (1966), 126pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), These sonnets bring us the salty flavor of the New England seacoast, especially of the stretch of New Hampshire coast running from Massachusetts to Maine., (Order No: 39871 ), $14.50

93. French, Avis Turner, LAMPLIGHTING MEMORIES, Courier Printing Company, Littleton, NH, (1970), 79pp, very good++, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60594 ), $30.00

94. Friebert, Stuart and Young, David (editors), FIELD: CONTEMPORARY POETRY AND POETICS - NUMBER 23 FALL 1980, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1980, 85pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63218 ), $20.00

95. Frisbie, A. L., THE SIEGE OF CALAIS AND OTHER POEMS, Mills & Company, Publishers, Des Moines, IA, 1880, 166pp, good+, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Handsome clean and tight copy., (Order No: 40779 ), $40.00

96. Frost, Robert, THE LONE STRIKER - NUMBER EIGHT OF THE BORZOI CHAP BOOKS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1933, 4pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) in good original envelope, Designs by W. A. Dwiggins. Printed at the Plimpton Press. Original envelope shows wear., (Order No: 54340 ), $50.00

97. Fuller, Eugene White, TRAVELER'S RETURN, Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, IL, (1959), 64pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: A Voyage; London; Attica; Istanbul; Stonehenge; Battle Abbey; Casablanca; In Egypt; Cheops; Alhambra; Gibraltar; Marrakesh; Linlithgow; Algiers; Chepstow Castle; Deer Herd Fleeing; Orion, North and South; Across The Andes; Rimes From Rio; Flight Across The Caribbean; Vienna; Schonbrunn; One Who Plunged To Death; Eastern Bazaar; Rome; Venice; Storm In The Alps; Paris; Staircase of Chambord; Seaside; Point Lobos; Journey's End., (Order No: 39872 ), $30.00

98. Fuller, Margaret, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE DELUGE IN VERSE AND PICTURES, Hawthorn House, Windham, CT, 1936 1st ed, ill. by Margaret Fuller, 59pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Miss Margaret Fuller, of Norwich, CT, drawings and verses are full of unexpected quaint conceits., (Order No: 54495 ), $17.50

99. Gardner, Celia E. (warmly inscribed by the poet in 1892), BROKEN DREAMS, G. W. Carleton & Co., Pub., New York, 1873 1st ed, 252pp, good, decorated green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks, From the vault of a small country library, and never circulated., (Order No: 55590 ), $45.00

100. Garrett, Erwin Clarkson, JENGHIZ KHAN AND OTHER VERSES, The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1924, 251pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) teg, inscribed by author, (Order No: 31215 ), $30.00

101. Garrett, Edmund H. (introduction by Andrew Lang), ELIZABETHAN SONGS "IN HONOUR OF LOVE AND BEAUTIE", Little, Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 1891, B&W illustrations, 178pp, very good, decorated green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 53395 ), $14.50

102. Gibson, Walker, THE RECKLESS SPENDERS, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1954), 79pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, Here are the minutiae and the magnitudes that delight, dumbfound, depress and distract us all., (Order No: 40016 ), $15.00

103. Gilbert, Alan and Prevallet, Kristin (editors), APEX OF THE M - 6: FALL, 1997, apex of the M, Buffalo, NY, (1997), 168pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63302 ), $15.00

104. Gill, Frances (illustrated by Milo Winter) - inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in 1917, THE LITTLE DAYS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1917 1st ed, color frontis, B&W ill., 51pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light edgewear to boards, A collection of poems for children. Light rubbing to the front board, and wear to corners of the boards., (Order No: 55373 ), $125.00

105. Ginsberg, Joanne (photographs by Ruth Orkin) (introduction by Maurice Dolbier), LEGACY OF LOVE, Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, 63pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 044800643X, (Order No: 40341 ), $7.50

106. Ginsberg, Allen, TO EBERHART FROM GINSBERG - A LETTER ABOUT HOWL 1956, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, 1976, B&W illustrations, 45pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0915778092 "An Explanation by Allen Ginsberg of his Publication HOWL and Richard Eberhart's New York Times article 'West Coast Rhythms' together with comments by both poets and relief etchings by Jerome Kaplan." One of 300 copies hardbound and signed by Richard Eberhart and Allen Ginsberg. Instead of a number, this copy is marked R.H. which was often the case., (Order No: 54701 ), $75.00

107. Giordan, Alma Roberts, TORCH-BEARER AND OTHER POEMS, The Golden Quill Press, Francestown, NH, (1972), 79pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 082330180X, (Order No: 60641 ), $7.50

108. Gleason, Judith (an anthology, with commentary by Judith Gleason), LEAF AND BONE: AFRICAN PRAISE-POEMS, The Viking Press, New York, (1980), 221pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670421782 All the poems in this book were originally "performances." Some praises are of individuals; others are more concerned with the family or clan. Plants and animals, even bicycles and trains, are also addressed., (Order No: 30034 ), $8.00

109. Goldberg, Barbara, MARVELOUS PURSUITS, Snake Nation Press, Valdosta, GA, 1995, 84pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0963836447, (Order No: 32733 ), $7.50

110. Gollnick, Albert F., THE WINDING TRAIL OF LIFE: POEMS BY ALBERT F. GOLLNICK, Exposition Press, New York, (1950), 192pp, good, light green cloth w/some light wear (hardcover), (Order No: 29077 ), $15.00

111. Gordon, John Warren, A VOICE OF THE HILLS - POEMS BY JOHN WARREN GORDON, BARRE, VERMONT, Capital City Press, Publ., Montpelier, VT, 1917, B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52773 ), $30.00

112. Gray, Philip, OF TIME AND VERMONT: NARRATIVE AND LYRIC POEMS, Vantage Press, New York, (1975), 139pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name blindstamp, ISBN 0533013844, (Order No: 62577 ), $20.00

113. Greene, Aella, IDYLS OF FREEDOM AND OTHER POEMS (SECOND EDITION), The Bryant Printing Company, Florence, MA, 1894, 125pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) w/original kraft jacket, Original plain kraft paper dustjacket with some chips and tears., (Order No: 51888 ), $45.00

114. Greene, Aella, RIVER, BIRD AND STAR, The Bryant Printing Company, Florence, MA, 1895, 151pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Remnants of half of the original kraft paper dustjacket., (Order No: 51889 ), $30.00

115. Gregory, Horace, COLLECTED POEMS, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1964) 1st ed, 226pp, very good w/lightly worn dustjacket (hardcover) poet inscribed, THE COLLECTED POEMS contains all those poems that Horace Gregory wishes to keep from his six previous volumes of verse--from CHELSEA ROOMING HOUSE (1930) to MEDUSA IN GRAMERCY PARK (1961). These poems, which appear here in their final, revised versions, constitute the poet's spiritual autobiography., (Order No: 52041 ), $10.00

116. Grigson, Geoffrey, POETS IN THEIR PRIDE, Basic Books, Inc., Pub., New York, (1964) 2nd ptg, 12 B&W ill., 178pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Grigson has chosen twelve favorite poets to "exhibit in their pride and in their courage." These poets include; Sir Philip Sidney, Sir Walter Ralegh, John Donne, John Milton, John Dryden, Christopher Smart, William Blake, William Wordsworth, John Clare, Alfred Tennyson, Thomas Hardy, and Henry Vaughan, Silurist., (Order No: 15829 ), $5.00

117. Groom, G. Laurence (foreword by Richard Le Gallienne), THE SINGING SWORD: A POEM, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1929, ill. by Clinton Balmer, 74pp, very good, green cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), (Order No: 25230 ), $10.00

118. Hadas, Rachel, LIVING IN TIME, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1990), 188pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0813515939 In this book, which consists of a long poem preceded and followed by essay-length memoirs, poet Rachel Hadas explores a lifetime of literary activity., (Order No: 39358 ), $7.50

119. Hanley, Evelyn A., NATURE IN THEME AND SYMBOL: WORDSWORTH TO ELIOT, Heath Cote Publishing Co., New York, (1972), 94pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Traces the influence of the nature tradition established by Wordsworth as it is manifested in the poetry of some of his major successors in two centuries; including: Matthew Arnold, Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, and T.S. Eliot., (Order No: 10205 ), $25.00

120. Hard, Walter, VERMONT: SALT AND VINTAGE, Stephen Daye Press, New York, (1946) 4th ptg, 208pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 15142 ), $7.50

121. Harper, Eileen H., MOONLIGHT ON THE SAND: A SELECTION OF POPULAR VERSE, George G. Gullock Publisher, Vineland, NJ, 1942, 70pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 44667 ), $25.00

122. Harrington, Karl Pomeroy (edited with introduction and notes by), THE ROMAN ELEGIAC POETS, American Book Company, New York, (1914), 444pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), A textbook containing a judicious selection from the whole field of Roman elegy with suitable introductory matter and English comments. Introduction in English - text in Latin., (Order No: 33825 ), $15.00

123. Harte, Bret, HER LETTER: HIS ANSWER & HER LAST LETTER, Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston, MA, 1905 (1912), ill. by Arthur I. Keller, unpaginated, very good, decorated green cloth, teg (hardcover) owner inscrip., (Order No: 42707 ), $20.00

124. Hausman, Gerald, CIRCLE MEADOW, The Bookstore Press, Lenox, MA, (1972), B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good, dark green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0912846003, (Order No: 53738 ), $25.00

125. Heine, Heinrich (done into English and edited by Basil Ashmore; with an introduction by J. C. Trewin), DOKTOR FAUST: A DANCE POEM; TOGETHER WITH SOME RARE ACCOUNTS OF WITCHES, DEVILS AND THE ANCIENT ART OF SORCERY - LIMITED EDITION, Peter Nevill, London, (1952), ill. by Hellmuth Weissenborn, 64pp, very good, 1/4 red leather, teg, (hardcover), Copy 87 of 150 specially bound copies - unsigned., (Order No: 25143 ), $35.00

126. Henderson, Walter Brooks Drayton (edited by Wayland Wells Williams; introduction by Leonard Bacon), CASTLE IN SPAIN, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1942, B&W frontis, 70pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The work of an intensified loneliness. The slim book was written for the greater part on a summer voyage to Spain in 1933, when Americans still found it agreeble to visit Europe., (Order No: 40186 ), $12.00

127. Herford, Oliver, THE BASHFUL EARTHQUAKE & OTHER FABLES AND VERSES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1898 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 126pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) some light edgewear, (Order No: 57908 ), $12.50

128. Hersey, Harold Brainerd (44 line drawings and 19 decorations by Elliott Dold), NIGHT, Personal Books, Inc., New York, 1943 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 89pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover) lacks front-free endpaper, Wonderful illustrations., (Order No: 56217 ), $17.50

129. Hewitt, Arthur Wentworth, THE MOUNTAIN TROUBADOUR, The Golden Quill Press, Francestown, NH, (1962), 64pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Here we meet a poet who delights us with his imagination and apt expressions, gives serious warnings against thoughtless living--and tempers what he has to say with pleasant humor., (Order No: 46374 ), $20.00

130. Hillyer, Robert Silliman, THE HILLS GIVE PROMISE - A VOLUME OF LYRICS TOGETHER WITH CARMUS: A SYMPHONIC POEM, B. J. Brimmer Company, Boston, MA, (1923), ill. by Beatrice Stevens, 160pp, good, brown boards (hardcover), (Order No: 51795 ), $15.00

131. Hinesley-Spuehler, Ruth E., ESTHER: A NARRATIVE POEM IN FIFTEEN CHAPTERS FROM THE BOOK OF ESTHER, Twin Oaks Press, Chicago, IL, (1941), ill. by Ernst A. Spuehler, 94pp, very good, decorated brown boards (hardcover), Limited to 300 copies. Signed by the poet and illustrator., (Order No: 36756 ), $25.00

132. Hochman, Sandra (foreword by Galt MacDermot, composer of "Hair"), STREAMS: LIFE-SECRETS FOR WRITING POEMS AND SONGS, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1978) 1st ptg, 169pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0138512612 A revolutionary new "inner game" approach to learning the art of writing poetry and lyrics., (Order No: 24596 ), $10.00

133. Holland, Robert E. (illustrated by LeRoy H. Appleton), THE SONG OF TEKAKWITHA: THE LILY OF THE MOHAWKS, Fordham University Press, New York, (1943) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, 168pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 59321 ), $35.00

134. Hood, Thomas, POEMS: BY THOMAS HOOD, George P. Putnam, New York, 1850, 229pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) light edgewear and foxing, (Order No: 59960 ), $20.00

135. Horne, William C., MAKING A HEAVEN OF HELL: THE PROBLEM OF THE COMPANIONATE IDEAL IN ENGLISH MARRIAGE POETRY, 1650-1800, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1993) 1st ptg, 375pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820314749 From 1650 to 1800 in England, notions about marriage underwent significant change. The new model that arose--the companionate ideal--emphasized a couple's compatibility in age, temperament, and background and celebrated the husband and wife as affectionate friends, lovers, and parents. The companionate ideal became a central feature in what some historians see as the emergence of the nuclear family and the rise of domesticity., (Order No: 18880 ), $8.50

136. Hornick, Lita (and poet friends), TO ELIZABETH & ELEANOR: GREAT QUEENS WHO LOVED POETRY, Giorno Poetry Systems, New York, (1993), B&W and color illustrations, 74pp, fine, wraps (softcover) inscribed by author "from the author", Contents include: Collaborations; Credo., (Order No: 53356 ), $7.50

137. Houghton, Walter E., THE POETRY OF CLOUGH: AN ESSAY IN REVALUATION, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1965) 2nd ptg, 236pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5397 ), $11.50

138. Hovey, Richard (edited with introduction and notes by Mrs. Richard Hovey; and a preface by Bliss Carman), THE HOLY GRAAL AND OTHER FRAGMENTS - BEING THE UNCOMPLETED PARTS OF THE ARTHURIAN DRAMAS, Duffield & Company, New York, 1907 1st ed, 128pp, ads, very good, green cloth (hardcover), BAL 9395 LAUNCELOT AND GUENEVERE: A POEM IN DRAMAS - Part V. It had been Mr. Hovey's intention to complete his notable Arthurian Series in nine dramas, of which only four had been published at the time of his death. He left fragmentary portions in manuscript of all the remaining five, and these fragments have been edited and arranged, with notes, by his widow, as the only possible attempt toward completion of this matchless monument of American verse., (Order No: 28282 ), $45.00

139. Hovey, Richard, THE MARRIAGE OF GUENEVERE: LAUNCELOT AND GUENEVERE - A POEM IN DRAMAS - PART II, Duffield and Company, New York, 1909, 171pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) faint stain top corner, BAL 9382 First published in 1891 in "Launcelot and Guenevere" and revised in 1885 and reissued in 1899., (Order No: 40129 ), $30.00

140. Hovey, Richard, THE BIRTH OF GALAHAD: LAUNCELOT AND GUENEVERE - A POEM IN DRAMAS - PART III, Duffield and Company, New York, 1909, 124pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) minute stain top corner, BAL 9387 First published in 1898., (Order No: 40130 ), $30.00

141. Howard, Richard, NO TRAVELLER, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989, 97pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0679723021 Features two long narrative poems plus a group of dramatic meditations., (Order No: 39913 ), $6.00

142. Howard, Richard (editor) (David Lehman, Series Editor), THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1995, Touchstone Simon & Schuster, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, 303pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0684801515, (Order No: 40604 ), $5.00

143. Irby, Kenneth, OREXIS, Station Hill Press, Barrytown, NY, (1981), unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0930794176 A selection of poems., (Order No: 59632 ), $10.00

144. Jaffin, David, EMPTIED SPACES - THE ABELARD POETS, Abelard-Schuman, London, (1972), ill. by Jacques Lipchitz, 32pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0200718746, (Order No: 43236 ), $10.00

145. Jellema, Rod, A SLENDER GRACE - POEMS, William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., Grand Rapids, MI, (2004), 116pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0802827829, (Order No: 57632 ), $5.00

146. Johnson, Linnea, MAKING SENSE - NINE LOVE POEMS, Polemic Number One Press, Allentown, PA, (1989), 16pp, very good, wraps (softcover), signed by the poet, (Order No: 45072 ), $20.00

147. Jones, Hettie (edited by), POEMS NOW, Kulchur Press, New York, (1966), 114pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59171 ), $25.00

148. Jones, Hettie (selected by); Parker, Robertr Andrew (paintings by), THE TREES STAND SHINING - POETRY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, The Dial Press, New York, (1971) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, (Order No: 59747 ), $5.00

149. Keats, John, THE NOEL DOUGLAS REPLICAS - JOHN KEATS POEMS, Noel Douglas, London, (1927), 121pp, very good, white boards (hardcover) some light foxing, Largely uncut and unopened pages as published., (Order No: 62716 ), $60.00

150. Keeney, Susan Dorothea, THE FOUR WINDS BLOWING, Allen, Lane and Scott, n.p., 1956, B&W frontis, 66pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, "Susan Dorothea Keeney writes in the finest and oldest tradition of English lyric verse, untroubled by the restlessness of today's world.", (Order No: 32162 ), $20.00

151. Kennedy, X. J. (with three wood engravings by Michael McCurdy), CELEBRATIONS AFTER THE DEATH OF JOHN BRENNAN, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, (1974) 1st ed, 10pp, fine, cream cloth spine (hardcover), One of three hundred copies signed by the poet and the artist., (Order No: 59341 ), $30.00

152. Khe Iem (edited by) (translated by J. Do. Vinh), BLANK VERSE - AN ANTHOLOGY OF VIETNAMESE NEW FORMALISM POETRY - THO KHONG VAN TUYEN TAP TAN HINH THUC, Tan Hinh Thuc Publ. Club, Garden Grove, CA, (2006), 280pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0977874206 Vietnamese New Formalism poetry is a type of modern folk poetry. Text in English is followed by the text in Vietnamese., (Order No: 59000 ), $14.50

153. Kherdian, David, ANY DAY OF YOUR LIFE, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, (1975), fine, cream cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 087951034X, (Order No: 59144 ), $7.50

154. King, Roma A., THE FOCUSING ARTIFICE: THE POETRY OF ROBERT BROWNING, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, 1968, 288pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Shows how Robert Browning's poetry from PAULINE through ASOLANDO arises from and embodies Browning's two major concerns.", (Order No: 6731 ), $4.50

155. Krauss, Ruth (graphics by Marilyn Harris), THERE'S A LITTLE AMBIGUITY OVER THERE AMONG THE BLUEBELLS AND OTHER THEATER POEMS, Something Else Press, Inc., New York, 1968, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60942 ), $15.00

156. Krauss, Ruth (cover design by Bob Perry), UNDER TWENTY, Toad Press / Bill Thomas, Eugene, OR, (1970), portraits by Ruth Krauss, fine, wraps (softcover), A collection of poems by this noted children's author., (Order No: 63181 ), $20.00

157. Lamb, Charles, THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB, E. H. Butler & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1865, B&W illustrations, 117pp, very good, original green cloth, aeg (hardcover) faint edgewear, (Order No: 51419 ), $20.00

158. Langfeld, William R. (brought together from various sources by), THE POEMS OF WASHINGTON IRVING, The New York Public Library, New York, 1931, 19pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26956 ), $25.00

159. Lappin, Kendall (translated from the French by), THE MUSE SPOKE FRENCH: SELECTED POEMS, Asylum Arts, Santa Maria, CA, (1994), 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1878580590 An eclectic selection of forty-eight classic French poems--which includes works by Villon, Voltaire, Baudelaire, Musser, Nerval, and Hugo, as well as lesser-known poets such as d'Orleans, DuBellay, Prudhomme, Heredia, Coppee and Rollinat., (Order No: 32993 ), $6.50

160. Ledward, Patricia and Strang, Colin (edited by) (with an introduction by Edmund Blunden), POEMS OF THIS WAR BY YOUNGER POETS, Cambridge Univ. Pr/Macmillan, Cambridge/New York, 1944, 99pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is an anthology of war poems from England. All the contributors are young., (Order No: 44043 ), $12.50

161. Lehman, David, VALENTINE PLACE: POEMS, Scribner, New York, (1996) 1st ptg, 95pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684815702 An unflinching look at romantic and erotic love. (Minute closed tear on dustjacket)., (Order No: 28638 ), $12.50

162. LeSueur, Meridel, RITES OF ANCIENT RIPENING, Vanilla Press, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, (1976) 2nd ptg, B&W ill., 58pp, good, wraps (softcover), inscribed by the poet, ISBN 0917266110, (Order No: 35047 ), $5.00

163. Lindsay, Jack, MEETINGS WITH POETS: MEMORIES OF DYLAN THOMAS, EDITH SITWELL, LOUIS ARAGON, PAUL ELUARD, & TRISTAN TZARA, Frederick Ungar Publishing, New York, (1969) 1st Amer, 245pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804425264 Jack Lindsay has personally known all of these poets. Here he shares his impressions of them and interpretations of their work., (Order No: 13591 ), $18.50

164. Locker, Frederick, LONDON LYRICS, The Book Fellow's Club, New York, 1883, B&W ill., 105pp, very good, yellow cloth (very light soiling) (hardcover), Limited to 104 copies, this edition printed by the Press of Theo. L. De Vinne & Co., NY. Article tipped in on the Book Fellow's Club and the publication of this piece., (Order No: 32446 ), $125.00

165. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (a complete facsimile edited with an introduction and notes by Arthur Christy), THE LEAP OF ROUSHAN BEG, William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1931, 37pp, good, light red cloth w/faded spine as usual (hardcover), Limited to 500 copies., (Order No: 25101 ), $7.00

166. Mack, Robert Ellice (selected and arranged by), FROM LEAF TO LEAF - A VOLUME OF POEMS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, n.d. c1890s, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket, aeg (hardcover), A lovely volume lithographed and printed by E. Nister at Nuremberg. Blue boards, bright with bright decorations in an uncommon dustjacket., (Order No: 50404 ), $40.00

167. Magowan, Robin, BURNING THE KNIFE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1985, 114pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the poet, ISBN 0810817772, (Order No: 35045 ), $7.50

168. Mahony, Robert (edited by), DIFFERENT STYLES OF POETRY: VERSES BY WENTWORTH DILLON, FOURTH EARL OF ROSCOMMON - THOMAS PARNELL & JONATHAN SWIFT, The Cadenus Press, Dublin, 1978, B&W frontis, 142pp, very good, blue boards (hardcover), "Being the Eighth Volume of Irish Writings from the Age of Swift." "This edition consists of 250 copies of which 1-200 are bound in quarter calf and 201-250 in boards." This is copy 201., (Order No: 56272 ), $20.00

169. Malanga, Gerard, ROSEBUD - POEMS BY GERARD MALANGA, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, (1975) 1st ed, 24pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0915778033 One of three hundred numbered copies signed by the author and bound in full linen over boards., (Order No: 59345 ), $25.00

170. Maloney, Dennis (edited by), ON TURTLE'S BACK: A BIOGEOGRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY OF NEW YORK STATE POETRY, White Pine Press, Buffalo, NY, (1978), 182pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), This anthology brings together the work of over 100 poets. The poems reflect the poets' interfacing with a place and their response to the geography, flora, fauna, watersheds, ecological systems, climate, and human history that interact to produce a sense of that place., (Order No: 53791 ), $5.00

171. Mann, David D. (compiled and edited by), A CONCORDANCE TO THE PLAYS AND POEMS OF SIR GEORGE ETHEREGE, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1985) 1st ptg, 445pp, very good++, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as issued), ISBN 0313209766 One of the central shapers of Restoration drama was Sir George Etherege (1636?-1691?), whose first play, THE COMICAL REVENGE; OR, LOVE IN A TUB (1664), popularized a new kind of comedy that both ennobled and satirized heroic action through its several plots., (Order No: 14188 ), $30.00

172. Mara, Mark, POEMS OF OLD CONCORD: BIRTHPLACE OF AMERICAN LIBERTY, Vantage Press, New York, (1975) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 94pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0533019346 This book allows you to share the loves, sorrows, joys, and excitement of those bygone days in our United States., (Order No: 45205 ), $7.50

173. Marcus, Morton, PAGES FROM A SCRAPBOOK OF IMMIGRANTS: A JOURNEY IN POEMS, Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, MN, 1988, 130pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918273471 The story of the author's family life in Czarist Russia and in America., (Order No: 31241 ), $6.50

174. Marker, Edward D., SANCTUARY AND OTHER POEMS, Sussex House Publications, Cherry Hill, NJ, 1977, 23pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 44820 ), $10.00

175. Marx, Anne, THE SECOND VOICE - A BOOK OF POEMS, The Fine Editions Press, New York, 1963, 72pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the poet, Warmly inscribed by the author/poet., (Order No: 27193 ), $14.50

176. McCreary, F. R., ON OMPOMPANOOSUC RIVER, Reynolds-DeWalt, New Bedford, MA, (1973), 79pp, fine, light blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 48652 ), $15.00

177. McGarrity, Joseph (with a foreword by Padraic Colum), CELTIC MOODS & MEMORIES, The Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1942 1st ed, 107pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) edgewear owner inscription, During the critical Irish Revolutionary period, the author went to and from Ireland many times, devoting his thought, his energy and his personal fortune to the struggle. Out of these stirring years come many of the ballads contained in this book. NOTE: THIS COPY HAS LIGHT EDGEWEAR AND FAINT STAIN ON FOREEDGE., (Order No: 19149 ), $25.00

178. Middleton, Jesse Edgar, SEA DOGS AND MEN AT ARMS: A CANADIAN BOOK OF SONGS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1918 1st ed, color frontis, 104pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 25137 ), $20.00

179. Milton, John, PARADISE LOST - A POEM IN TWELVE BOOKS - THE THIRD EDITION REVISED AND AUGMENTED BY THE SAME AUTHOR, Printed by S. Simmons, London, 1678 3rd ed, B&W frontis, 331pp, very good, rebound in tan leather (hardcover), An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy. Book block was trimmed at some point, and the previous owner rebound this copy about 40 years ago. When trimmed sometime in the past several hundred years some pages are trimmed tight, but the frontis has good margins with an inscription at the top edge. This is the last edition overseen by Milton., (Order No: 56651 ), $2250.00

180. Miner, Earl, DRYDEN'S POETRY, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1968) 2nd ptg, 9 B&W ill., 354pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Combining sensitive analysis of the text with the presentation of new-found historical information, the book enlarges on traditional treatments by its inclusion of Dryden's plays and translations along with the nondramatic verse., (Order No: 11462 ), $5.00

181. Moore, Honor (edited by along with the members of the Write Poems Women Workshop), WRITE POEMS WOMEN: AN ANTHOLOGY, Write Poems Women Workshop, New York, (1976) 1st ed, 64pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 34176 ), $10.00

182. Morley, Christopher (selected by), THE BOWLING GREEN: AN ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE, Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1924 1st ed, 182pp, good+, blue cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), Dustjacket panels cut and laid in. This anthology is selected from the poems contributed by "clients" of THE BOWLING GREEN, a column printed on the editorial page of the New York EVENING POST from February 9, 1920, to December 31, 1923., (Order No: 31922 ), $12.50

183. Morrison, Theodore (with a preface by Hervey Allen), NOTES OF DEATH AND LIFE, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1935), 86pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the poet in 1937, (Order No: 34796 ), $15.00

184. Morrow, Bradford (edited by), CONJUNCTIONS 10 - BIANNUAL VOLUMES OF NEW WRITING, David R. Godine, Publishers, (1987), 304pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 09411964213, (Order No: 63299 ), $10.00

185. Morrow, Bradford (edited by), CONJUNCTIONS 11 - BI-ANNUAL VOLUMES OF NEW WRITING, David R. Godine, Publishers, 288pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 094196423X, (Order No: 63300 ), $25.00

186. Morrow, Bradford (edited by), CONJUNCTIONS 12 - BI-ANNUAL VOLUMES OF NEW WRITING, Collier Books, New York, (1988), 312pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) faint bump top of spine, ISBN 0020352816, (Order No: 63301 ), $20.00

187. Munton, Alan (edited by) (with an introduction by C. H. Sisson), WYNDHAM LEWIS: COLLECTED POEMS AND PLAYS, Persea Books, New York, (1979), B&W illustrations, 229pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0892550546 Wyndham Lewis is--with Pound, Eliot, and Yeats--one of the masters of English modernism. Collected for the first time are many of Lewis' major works including "Enemy of the Stars," "One Way Song," and other poems and plays, some of them previously unpublished or uncollected., (Order No: 53768 ), $12.50

188. Nemerov, Howard, INSIDE THE ONION, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1984), 3pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0226572447 A new group of very wise and very lovely poems which constitutes one more way of looking, seeing things familiar from new angles, seeing new things as comment on old ones., (Order No: 13814 ), $5.00

189. Nerber, John, THE SPECTRE IMAGE, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1946, 56pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Fastidiousness combined with strength, sentiment with courage, and a sure, firm grasp of technique that scorns trickiness and eccentricities--these are the characteristics of the poems of John Nerber., (Order No: 30023 ), $6.00

190. Nickerson, Paul Sumner, SURF, The Mosher Press, Portland, Maine, 1931, 68pp, very good, blue paper covered boards (hardcover) SEE NOTE, One of 500 copies on Van Gelder paper. CONDITION NOTE - Minute split top 3/4 inches along gutter of front board. A usual happening to this title., (Order No: 46360 ), $60.00

191. Noyes, Alfred, SOME ASPECTS OF MODERN POETRY, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1924 1st ed, 349pp, good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59693 ), $12.50

192. Noyes, Alfred, THE LORD OF MISRULE: AND OTHER POEMS, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, (1915), 184pp, good, dark green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 63156 ), $5.00

193. Oakley, Imogen Brashear, AWAKE, AMERICA! AND OTHER VERSE, Macrae- Smith, Co., Philadelphia, 1934 1st ed, ill. by Thornton Oakley, 75pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Although absorbed in writing for political reform, her pen turned also to pure poetry. In this volume with her poems of mystic fancy are combined those verses in which with rapier keenness yet with deft humor she thrusts at the heart of civic crookedness.", (Order No: 22912 ), $30.00

194. Ochester, Ed and Oresick, Peter (editors), THE PITTSBURGH BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY, University of Pittsburgh Pr., Pittsburgh, PA, (1993), B&W ill., 397pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0822955067 This commemorative volume is a cross section of much of the best American poetry being written., (Order No: 32789 ), $4.50

195. Olson, Charles (poem by); Cernovich, Nicola (design by) (Black Mountain College Graphics Workshop), THIS - BROADSIDE NO. 1 -- SET OF FOUR, EACH PRINTED ON A DIFFERENT COLOR OF HEAVY PAPER, Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC, 1952, very good+ in original good++ envelopes, In existence from 1933 to 1956, Black Mountain College enrolled less than 1,200 students and was one of the most notable experimental institutions in art education and practice that grew out of the progressive education movement. Charles Olson (1910-1970), the avante garde poet, was hired by Black Mountain College as a visiting professor in 1951. He eventually became the school's rector. Olson's ideas of verse had a profound incluence an a generation of poets. Offered here are FOUR COPIES of THIS - BROADSIDE NO 1. Printed on Lavender, Green, Orange and Blue paper each copy comes with its original envelope. The sheets are folded twice to 12 inches by 9 inches and open up with the printing on one side. On the front cover is Cernovich's sunburst design, the center of each is handpainted and different., (Order No: 53208 ), $2250.00

196. Olson, Charles (poem by); Cernovich, Nicola (design by) (Black Mountain College Graphics Workshop), THIS - BROADSIDE NO. 1 -- PRINTED ON LAVENDER "CONSTRUCTION PAPER", Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC, 1952, very good+ in original very good printed mailing envelope, Printed on lavender colored "construction paper" the single sheet is folded twice to 12 inches by 9 inches, and opens up with printing on one side. On the front cover is handpainted Cernovich's sunburst design. The color of the "construction paper" stock has faded a tad with time., (Order No: 53776 ), $450.00

197. Olson, Charles (poem by); Cernovich, Nicola (design by) (Black Mountain College Graphics Workshop), THIS - BROADSIDE NO. 1 - PRINTED ON GREEN "CONSTRUCTION PAPER", Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC, 1952, very good+ in original very good printed kraft envelope, Printed on green "construction paper" the single sheet is folded twice to 12 inches by 9 inches, and opens up with printing on one side. On the front cover is handpainted Cernovich's sunburst design. The color of the "construction paper" stock has faded a tad over time., (Order No: 53777 ), $450.00

198. Olson, Charles, THE MAXIMUS POEMS / 1-10 -- JARGON 7 -- [WITH PROSPECTUS LAID IN], Jonathan Williams Publisher, Stuttgart, 1953, 46pp, good+, wraps (softcover), One of 300 copies. Would be a very good copy but there are two small closed tears at the top of the front cover and wear to bottom corners of front cover - not on book block. Prospectus has fold/tear. UNCOMMON., (Order No: 63365 ), $300.00

199. Oppenheimer, Joel L. (verse by); Rauschenberg, Bob (drawing by) [Robert Rauschenberg], JARGON TWO - THE DANCER -- BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, The Sad Devil Press, Black Mountain College, NC, (1951), very good+, Bristol paper card, inscribed by the poet, "JARGON TWO is for Katherine Litz, & on the occasion of her dance recital at the YMHA in New York, 12 23 51." This uncommon early JARGON issue was printed in an edition of 150 by the designer and publisher of the JARGON series: Jonathan Williams., (Order No: 53383 ), $4500.00

200. Oppenheimer, Joel, SIRVENTES ON A SAD OCCURRENCE, The Perishable Press Limited, Madison, WI, 1967, 6pp, very good, wraps (softcover), One of 130 copies signed by the poet. Dates stamp "Sep -1 1967" at top right corner of front cover and front endpaper. Faint paperclip indentation on front cover and a light small stain on front cover in the corner., (Order No: 53385 ), $150.00

201. Oppenheimer, Joel (introduction by), ADVANCE TOKEN TO BOARDWALK - 28 NEW JERSEY POETS, Poets & Writers of NJ, Scotch Plains, NJ, (1977), 161pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918266068 Collects the work of poets who presently live or work in New Jersey. Their themes and forms are diverse as the peoples making up the "Garden State"., (Order No: 53388 ), $6.00

202. Oppenheimer, Joel, ACTS, Perishable Press Limited, Driftless, Wisconsin, (1976), unpaginated, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the poet, "a single poem printed in the season of revival & reawakening as an act of friendship. the edition is 112 copies on vintage shadwell from palatino types as flying geese tergiversate directins over the perishable press limited/driftless wisconsin" This copy is signed BUT not numbered., (Order No: 54046 ), $65.00

203. Oppenheimer, Joel, GENERATIONS - POEMS, (1986), unpaginated, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the poet, "75 copies printed by Elaine Juska & Jordan Davies on Opale de Rives & Iyo Glazed papers.", (Order No: 54148 ), $100.00

204. Oppenheimer, Joel, WHY NOT - [ONE OF 100 SIGNED COPIES], Press of the Good Mountain, Rochester, NY, 1985 1st ed, 38pp, very good++, brown cloth spine (hardcover), (Order No: 59230 ), $60.00

205. Oppenheimer, Joel, AT FIFTY: A POEM, Saint Andrews Press, Laurinburg, NC, 1982, 77pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0932662390, (Order No: 63219 ), $10.00

206. Paolucci, Anne (preface by Diana Der-Hovanessian), GORBACHEV IN CONCERT (AND OTHER POEMS), Griffon House Publications, Whitestone, NY, (1991), 60pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918680476, (Order No: 29226 ), $9.50

207. Paquin, Nancy K., MY USED TO BE HUSBAND, Wallace Press, n.p., (2005), unpaginated, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the poet, Written and signed by New Hampshire poet. "To women who have the need that this poetry can provide, so that they may hold onto the good of what was and let go of what was not -- that they might move on.", (Order No: 49897 ), $12.00

208. Parmelee, Helen L., POEMS: RELIGIOUS AND MISCELLANEOUS, Anson D. F. Randolph, New York, 1865, 112pp, good+, brown cloth, aeg (hardcover), (Order No: 44665 ), $25.00

209. Peters, Robert, HUNTING THE SNARK: A COMPENDIUM OF NEW POETIC TERMINOLOGY, Paragon House, New York, (1989) 1st ed, 396pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), Author fashions an entirely new approach to contemporary American poetry. Eschewing the usual chronological or geographical divisions used by other editors of reference works in the field, he sorts through modernist and current poems, separating them into nearly a hundred categores., (Order No: 13566 ), $10.00

210. Pollard, Arthur (edited, with an introduction by), SILVER POETS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, (1976), 274pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip front of dj, ISBN 0460100858 This volume contains a generous and representative selection from the work of the five most important eighteenth-century poets after Pope and Dryden. The poems chosen include Goldsmith's THE DESERTED VILLAGE, Gray's ELEGY, Johnson's THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES and Swift's VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR SWIFT., (Order No: 52100 ), $12.50

211. Porter, Alan, THE SIGNATURE OF PAIN AND OTHER POEMS, The John Day Company, New York, 1932, 88pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 36403 ), $15.00

212. Porter, Katherine Anne (edited with an introduction by Darlene Harbour Unrue), KATHERINE ANNE PORTER'S POETRY, Univ. of South Carolina Pr., Columbia, SC, (1996) 1st ptg, B&W ill., music examples, 188pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1570030847 This volume makes available for the first time the complete poetic canon of one of America's most-celebrated writers., (Order No: 30743 ), $12.50

213. Press, John (compiled by), POETIC HERITAGE: A SUNDAY TIMES ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH VERSE FROM THE 16TH TO THE 20TH CENTURY, Andre Deutsch, London, (1957), 128pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 29101 ), $5.00

214. Prindle, Elinor Pauline (written and illustrated by), POLLY PRINGLE'S JOLLY JINGLES, The Excelsior Press, Shelburne, VT, 1932, B&W illustrations, 62pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with no external markings, (Order No: 56013 ), $100.00

215. Procter, Adelaide A. (introduction by Charles Dickens), THE POEMS OF ADELAIDE A. PROCTER - COMPLETE EDITION, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, 1880, B&W illustrations, 247pp, good, decorated brown cloth, aeg (hardcover) light wear on spine, Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 48483 ), $14.50

216. Rand, Frank Prentice, HEART O' TOWN, privately printed, Amherst, MA, 1945, ill. by Frank Prentice Rand, 148pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), Poetry about Amherst, Massachusetts, the college, and Emily Dickinson., (Order No: 23276 ), $5.00

217. Ranson, Nancy Richey (legends and poems) and Laughlin, Mary Jo (paintings by) (edited by Harold E. Laughlin), WILDFLOWERS: LEGENDS, POEMS AND PAINTINGS, Harold E. Laughlin, McKinney, TX, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 82pp, very good+, cream cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Mary Jo Laughlin Biography; Nancy Richey Ranson Biography; Poems and Paintings; Legends and Descriptions., (Order No: 53249 ), $14.50

218. Reed, Edward Bliss, LYRA YALENIS, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, n.d., 60pp, good, tan cloth spine (hardcover), Poems about Yale University., (Order No: 39980 ), $10.00

219. Reusner, Nicolaus, ICONES SIVE IMAGINES VIRORUM LITERIS ILLUSTRIUM 1587, Edition Leipzig, Germany, (1973), 485pp, fine, cream cloth spine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, ISBN 3579045717 Facsimile of the original edition., (Order No: 53681 ), $30.00

220. Ridge, Lola, FIREHEAD, Payson & Clarke Ltd, New York, 1929 3rd ptg, 218pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Part I, He; Part II, John; Part III, Judas; Part IV, The Stone; Part V, Peter; Part VI, The Merchant of Babylon; Part VII, Thaddeus the Unborn; Part VIII, The Bondman; Part IX, Resurrection., (Order No: 39677 ), $12.00

221. Rifbjerg, Klaus (translated by Nadia Christensen and Alexander Taylor), SELECTED POEMS, Curbstone Press, Wilimantic, CT, (1976) 2nd ed, 36pp, very good, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the poet, ISBN 0915306042, (Order No: 63229 ), $15.00

222. Riley, James Whitcomb, GREEN FIELDS AND RUNNING BROOKS, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1892), B&W frontis, 224pp, good, green cloth, TEG (hardcover), (Order No: 29469 ), $5.00

223. Riley, James Whitcomb (collected and arranged by Hewitt Hanson Howland), THE HOOSIER BOOK - CONTAINING POEMS IN DIALECT, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1916), 598pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 50430 ), $5.00

224. Robinson, Edwin Arlington, CAVENDER'S HOUSE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1929 1st ed, 103pp, good, purple cloth with some spotting (hardcover) dj laid in, Love, and the death of love, shattered by doubt, compose the theme of this poem., (Order No: 31907 ), $5.00

225. Rosemont, Penelope, BEWARE OF THE ICE AND OTHER POEMS, Surrealist Editions, Chicago, IL, 1992, drawings by Enrico Baj, 64pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 58639 ), $12.50

226. Rosenbaum, Nathan, A MAN FROM PARNASSUS AND OTHER POEMS, Bookman Associates, New York, (1951), 127pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) ink mark on p72, An important collection of verse by this talented poet. The title poem, "A Man from Parnassus" is a dramatic monologue in which Shylock speaks to Shakespeare. It is an eloquent and impassioned expression of the fate of the Jews throughout history., (Order No: 24990 ), $15.00

227. Sanborn, A. J. (edited by), GREEN MOUNTAIN POETS, Claremont Manufacturing Co., Claremont, NH, 1872, 512pp, good, green cloth, (hardcover) lt edgewearm faint dampstain, Faint dampstain to top edge of a few pages., (Order No: 40384 ), $15.00

228. Sarton, May, AS DOES NEW HAMPSHIRE AND OTHER POEMS BY MAY SARTON, William L. Bauhan, Publisher, Dublin, NH, 1987, B&W illustrations, 61pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0872330982 Reissue of the 1967 edition with additional material., (Order No: 37017 ), $20.00

229. Saunders, Richard W., DASHES OF LAVENDER, H. L. Lindquist, Publisher, New York, 1931, ill. by Fred Stern, 68pp, good+, lavender cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), (Order No: 30025 ), $12.50

230. Service, Robert W., RHYMES OF A ROLLING STONE, Dodd, Mead and Company, Cambridge, UK, 1918, 172pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 50428 ), $4.50

231. Seth, Vikram, ALL YOU WHO SLEEP TONIGHT, Vintage International, New York, 1991 1st ptg, 62pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0679730275 Seth delves into the varieties of love - love lost, remembered, anddeferred., (Order No: 45064 ), $30.00

232. Shay, Frank (compiled by), A LITTLE BOOK OF VAGABOND SONGS: POEMS OF THE HILLS AND SEA, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1931, B&W illustrations, 60pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) dustjacket cut and laid in, Ten etchings by Philip Kappel. Poems of the Sea and Hills., (Order No: 39779 ), $12.50

233. Sheehan, Thomas F., THE SAUGUS BOOK, The Golden Quill Press, Francestown, NH, (1984), 134pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by poet, ISBN 0823303888 The poet's eighth collection of poetry. Warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper by the poet., (Order No: 57195 ), $25.00

234. Sherman, Frank Dempster, LYRICS OF JOY, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, 1904, 104pp, very good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 30027 ), $25.00

235. Shore, Morris B., OUT OF THIS WORLD, published by the author, n.p., (1952), 136pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 41691 ), $45.00

236. Shurter, Edwin DuBois and Watkins, Dwight Everett (compiled and edited by), MASTERPIECES OF MODERN VERSE, Noble and Noble, Publishers, New York, (1926), 166pp, good, green cloth (light wear to corners) (hardcover), (Order No: 36289 ), $20.00

237. Sister M. Madeleva (inscribed by), COLLECTED POEMS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947 1st ptg, 166pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) EX-Convent Library, Ex-Convent library copy with minimal/neglible marks. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 60726 ), $15.00

238. Sitwell, Edith, THE CANTICLE OF THE ROSE -- POEMS: 1917-1949, The Vanguard Press, Inc., New York, (1949), 290pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 52165 ), $5.00

239. Sitwell, Edith (edited by), "WHEELS" 1921. (SIXTH CYCLE.), C. W. Daniel, Ltd., London, 1921, 62pp, good, black cloth spine (hardcover) light edgewear PENCIL few pp, Nice tight copy with some light pencil marks/notes on several pages., (Order No: 59794 ), $45.00

240. Smith, A. J. M. (edited and with an introduction by), THE WORLDLY MUSE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SERIOUS LIGHT VERSE, Abelard Press, New York, (1951) 1st ed, 388pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "This is an anthology of light verse, but it differs from collections usually described as light in that it is not merely a compilation of amusing, witty, or ingenious verses. Instead, it is a book of poetry, and though the poems are presided over by the muse of Comedy they offer a genuine 'criticism of life,' which though never solemn or pretentious is never trivial either.", (Order No: 38097 ), $35.00

241. Smith, William Jay (compiled by) and Dyer, Jane (illustrated by), HERE IS MY HEART: LOVE POEMS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1999) 1st ed, ill. by Jane Dyer, 50pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316197653 A collection of poems that celebrate love., (Order No: 54278 ), $7.00

242. Smyth, Florida Watts (foreword by Louis Untermeyer), ONLY ON THE WEST WIND, Middlebury College Press, Middlebury, VT, 1940, 21pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) original tissue jacket, (Order No: 50002 ), $10.00

243. Smythe, Daniel, MAN IN THE LAND, Machigonne Press, Portland, ME, 1953, 68pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the poet, A collection of sensitive observation poetry--poems about people and nature. NOTE - dustjacket is discolored., (Order No: 25442 ), $15.00

244. Smythe, Daniel, ONLY MORE SURE, The Murray Press, Boston, MA, n.d. c1946, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the poet, (Order No: 59407 ), $15.00

245. Sockman, William P., TRAVELERS OF THE PLAINS: POEMS & SONNETS, Privately Printed, New York, 1941, 43pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Printed by William E. Rudge's Sons., (Order No: 25360 ), $25.00

246. Spender, Stephen, VIENNA, Random House, New York, 1935, 37pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: Arrival at the City; Parade of the Executive; The Death of Heroes; and, Analysis and Final Statement., (Order No: 53183 ), $7.50

247. Stein, James S., MY COUNTRY, MY PEOPLE - POEMS WITH LOVE AND IRONY, Exposition Press, New York, (1963) 1st ed, 62pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, (Order No: 51672 ), $15.00

248. Stephens, Robert, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO STARS: POEMS, North-South Center, Washington, D.C., (1978) 1st ptg, 59pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the poet, These forty-seven poems carry insights into the everyday lives of people., (Order No: 54669 ), $25.00

249. Strachan, Pearl, HOMESPUN, The Poetry League, London, n.d., 107pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the poet, (Order No: 34795 ), $30.00

250. Straight, Steve, THE DEEPEST BREATH: POEMS, Steve Straight, South Windsor, CT, 1996, 33pp, very good, wraps (softcover) inscribed by poet in 1997, (Order No: 35040 ), $25.00

251. Street, Alfred B., THE BURNING OF SCHENECTADY, AND OTHER POEMS, Weare C. Little, Albany, NY, 1842, 63pp - 36pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) light wear top/bottom of spine, THE BURNING OF SCHENECTADY comprises the first 63 pages (with notes on the poem on pages 62 and 63). This is then followed by the other POEMS, pages 1-36. A nice clean and tight copy of an uncommon title with a paper spine label., (Order No: 44120 ), $125.00

252. Streit, Clarence K., HAFIZ IN QUATRAINS: A TRANSFUSION, PRESENTING THE SPIRIT OF THE PERSIAN POET, Ben Abramson, New York, (1946) rev ed, 103pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Proem; Hafiz in Quatrains; The Life of Hafiz; On Transfusing Hafiz; GHAZAL: The New Makes New., (Order No: 35365 ), $25.00

253. Swinburne, Algernon Charles (preface by Edmund Gosse) (illustrated by Arthur Rackham), THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE - POEMS OF CHILDHOOD BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE, William Heinemann, London, (1918), color plates by Rackham, 133pp, good++, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59326 ), $75.00

254. Taft, Grace Ellis, CHIMALMAN, AND OTHER POEMS, The Cameo Press, New York, 1916, 96pp, good+, green cloth, teg, (hardcover), The sweet idyllic story of "Chimalman" is unique among Indian myths, being absolutely native to Mexican folk-history, from their genesis in north-central Mexico about the year 700 AD., (Order No: 40090 ), $45.00

255. Tennyson, Alfred Lord, GERAINT AND ENID, T.C. & E.C. Jack, London, c1910, color ill. by Byam Shaw, 63pp, very good+, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 40596 ), $30.00

256. The Arts, DARTMOUTH VERSE 1930, The Arts, Hanover, NH, 1930, ill. by Abner J. Epstein, 52pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed, numbered copy, Limited to 750 copies. "An Anthology of Poems written by undergraduates in residence at Dartmouth during the year 1929-30." Poems by: Anderson, C. A.; Baker, C. H.; Beaton, L. E.; Casseres, W. D. Gomes; Colborn, R. B.; Cornell, F. B.; Denney, R. N.; Flaccus, W. K.; Gilmore, L. D.; Levi, A. W.; Parker, R. A.; Rusterholtz, W. P.; Siferd, W. S.; Violante, G. C.; and, Welsh, V. M., (Order No: 40283 ), $15.00

257. Thompson, Eben Francis (introductin by Nathan Haskell Dole), THE QUATRAINS OF OMAR KHAYYAM OF NISHAPUR, Privately Printed, Worcester, MA, 1906, 290pp, good+, cream cloth, (hardcover) EX-LIB with spine markings, "...TRANSLATED FROM THE PERSIAN INTO ENGLISH VERSE, INCLUDING QUATRAINS NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME SO RENDERED.", (Order No: 10346 ), $45.00

258. Thompson, Lawrance, ROBERT FROST'S AFFECTION FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE, Robert Frost Trustees, Derry, NH, n.d., B&W illustrations, 24pp, good+, wraps (softcover), This article was originally presented at the 1967 Annual Meeting of the New Hampshire Historical Society., (Order No: 52866 ), $10.00

259. Thornton, M. B.; MacLeish, Archibald (foreword by); Nathan, Robert (introduction by), WINTER AT NOON, Great Basin Press, Reno, NV, (1977) 1st ptg, 67pp, good+, brown buckram cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the poet, ISBN 0930830024 Published in an edition of 500 copies., (Order No: 54976 ), $35.00

260. Trinidad, David, PLASTICVILLE: POEMS, Turtle Point Press, Chappaqua, NY, (2000), 103pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1885983468 A book about a special kind of bliss, the bliss of invention, and collecting, and above all valuing the bits and pieces of popular detritus that constitute our lives., (Order No: 38090 ), $7.50

261. Trumbull, John, THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN TRUMBULL, LL.D. CONTAINING M'FINGAL, A MODERN EPIC POEM ... - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Printed for Samuel Goodrich, Hartford, CT, 1820, very good, bound in orange buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, "..REVISED AND CORRECTED, WITH COPIOUS EXPLANATORY NOTES; THE PROGRESS SOF DULNESS; AND A COLLECTION OF POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, WRITTEN BEFORE AND DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR." Volume I, 4 plates, 177pp; Volume II, 235pp. Some occasional foxing. Bound in orange buckram cloth with library call numbers on the spines., (Order No: 54192 ), $50.00

262. Tucker, Memye Curtis, THE WATCHERS: POEMS, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (1998) 1st ptg, 72pp, fine, wraps (softcover), review press release laid in, ISBN 0821412531, (Order No: 26614 ), $6.00

263. Underwood, John Curtis, PIONEERS, Santa Fe New Mexico Pub. Co., Santa Fe, NM, 1923, 96pp, good, brown cloth, (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 26865 ), $15.00

264. Van Doren, Mark, SPRING BIRTH AND OTHER POEMS, Henry Holt and Company Pub., New York, (1953) 1st ed, 152pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author/poet, A collection of one hundred and twelve new poems representing Mark Van Doren's work since the appearance of NEW POEMS in 1948., (Order No: 52375 ), $14.50

265. van Dyke, Henry, THE POEMS OF HENRY VAN DYKE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1912, Sepia toned frontis, 467pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) about 20 underlines, "Now First Collected and Revised with Many Hitherto Unpublished." Owner's inscription on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 55765 ), $7.50

266. Van Riper, Anthony, VELVET TIDES, Seven Seas Press, Vineyard Haven, MA, 1969 2nd ptg, illustrations by the poet, unpaginated, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author/poet, (Order No: 53905 ), $15.00

267. Vere-Hodge, H. S. (translated by), THE ODES OF DANTE: THE TEXT TAKEN BY KIND PERMISSION OF THE SOCIETA DANTESCA ITALIANA FROM THEIR 1960 EDITION OF THE OPERE, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1963, 270pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The aim of this book is to make Dante's Odes better known to English readers, especially to those who have some acquaintance with the Divine Comedy., (Order No: 34442 ), $35.00

268. Viereck, Peter, NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, 1932-1967, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1967), 176pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume brings together a broad selection of previously published lyric poetry and sardonic verse as well as twenty new poems written since the publication of THE TREE WITCH, a verse drama, in 1961., (Order No: 30491 ), $8.50

269. Villon, Francois (introduction by John Payne), THE POEMS OF MASTER FRANCOIS VILLON OF PARIS, Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, ME, 1905 2nd ed, B&W frontis, facsimiles, 263pp, very good, stiff wraps w/small tear top of spine, NOW FIRST DONE INTO ENGLISH VERSE IN THE ORIGINAL FORMS WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL INTRODUCTION BY JOHN PAYNE. Contents include: The Lesser Testament of Master Francois Villon; The Greater Testament of Master Francois Villon; Divers Poems; Sundry Poems Attributed to Villon; Notes; Facsimiles. One of 500 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper., (Order No: 35219 ), $20.00

270. Villon, Francois (some poetry by); (illustrated by Albert Dubout) (preface by Jean Cabanel), LA MUSE LIBERTINE - FLORILEGE DES POETES SATYRIQUES AVEC 40 AQUARELLES ORIGINALES DE DUBOUT [ALBERT DUBOUT], Les Editions du Valois, Paris, (1957), color illustrations, 225pp, very good, wraps (softcover) in good slipcase, faint corner bump, An anthology of light erotic poetry in French illustated with forty humorous and slightly vulgar illustrations by Albert Dubout of adulterous damsels and lustful servants., (Order No: 60146 ), $150.00

271. Volk, Cecil, ECHOES THUMPING: THE POETRY OF CECIL VOLK, VOLUME I, Cecil Volk, n.p., (1977), 89pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, (Order No: 27007 ), $12.00

272. Wagner, Charles L. H., FORTY CHARIOT YEARS - SELECTED POEMS BY CHARLES L. H. WAGNER 1908-1948, The Hampshire Press, Inc., Cambridge, MA, (1948), 502pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) part of dustjacket laid in, (Order No: 49358 ), $12.50

273. Washburn, Owen Redington, ETERNAL YOUTH, The Driftwind Press, North Montpelier, VT, 1946 1st ed, 158pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Most of these verses were published in Vermont's ably edited and always useful DRIFTWIND magazine., (Order No: 53134 ), $14.50

274. Watson, Albert L., LAND & PEOPLE, Emerson Spring Press, Silver Lake, NH, (1993), B&W illustrations, 110pp, very good, light tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: Fifty-six Sandwiches; Dixie Smith; A Witch in Retirement; Crying Bears; Witness Walls; The Worker; The Crash; Waiting for Someone to Come; Black Cedar Swamp; Viewing Rights; Children; A Sale for Harry Blanchar; The Quarry; The School Birch; Carina; Emerson on Monadnoc; Bargain No Bargain; Nate Morrison; Gas & Beer at the Minnie Frost Place; Kimball Trail; James Pond; Where's Your Bear? Bees; The Visit; Back for the Season; Early to Bed; May Snow; Archaeology; The Place I Go to Think; Our Blackberries; Apples Beyond Apples; No Place to Start; The Boulder; Bring Back; Southern Exposure; The Absentee; Moving Downtown; Ledge Farm; Singepole Mountain Road; Resigned to Winter; Lay of the Land; Nailing Shut the Homestead Farm; and, Last Train., (Order No: 53712 ), $17.50

275. Watts, Charles Henry, THOMAS HOLLEY CHIVERS: HIS LITERARY CAREER AND HIS POETRY, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1956), 286pp, very good, teal blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Born in Washington, Georgia, in 1809, Chivers moved through the literary world of pre-Civil War America with an outward confidence startling in the light of the virtually complete critical silence which met his literary efforts throughout his lifetime., (Order No: 31510 ), $7.50

276. Weatherly, Tom; Greenwald, Roger; and, Lush, Richard M., A MUSTARD SANDWICH FOR JOEL OPPENHEIMER ON HIS FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY, Anjou, Toronto, Canada, (1980), 4 poems, fine, wraps (softcover), Published in Toronto, Canada by Anjou in an edition of fifty-five numbered copies, cover designed, drawn and hand painted by Paula Munck., (Order No: 54045 ), $25.00

277. Western, Hugh, SERENADE, Walter M. Hill, Chicago, 1926, 64pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (top edges unopened), (Introduction) "A Word in Parenthesis by Christopher Morley.", (Order No: 16899 ), $35.00

278. Whicher, George Meason, AMITY STREET AND OTHER LIGHT-HEARTED VERSE, The Bookmart, Amherst, MA, 1935, 78pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, This Edition is limited to 300 copies of which this is Number 140. Author's note indicates, however, limitation was 300 copies, +30 (in ink). With original tissue dustcover., (Order No: 31429 ), $10.00

279. White, E. B., POEMS AND SKETCHES OF E. B. WHITE, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1981), 217pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) 2 small chips on jacket, ISBN 0060149000, (Order No: 54354 ), $4.50

280. Whittier, John Greenleaf (edited by), CHILD LIFE: A COLLECTION OF POEMS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, orig pub 1871, B&W illustrations, 263pp, good+, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover), "While the compiler has endeavored to accommodate his book to the especial tastes of the young, he has not been without hope that maturer readers may find something of interest in it,--something to bring back the freshness of the past,--hints and echoes from the lost world of childhood." Handsome early 20th century reprint., (Order No: 30855 ), $12.50

281. Whittier, John Greenleaf, THE PENNSYLVANIA PILGRIM, AND OTHER POEMS, James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, MA, 1873, B&W illustrations, 129pp, good, original green cloth w/some light wear (hardcover) EX-LIB, Contents include: The Pennsylvania Pilgrim; The Pageant; The Singer; Chicago; My Birthday; The Brewing of Soma; A Woman; Disarmament; The Robin; The Sisters; Marguerite; King Volmer and Elsie; The Three Bells., (Order No: 39279 ), $15.00

282. Whittier, John Greenleaf, THE TENT ON THE BEACH AND OTHER POEMS, Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA, 1867 1st ed, 172pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) light wear on spine, (Order No: 50431 ), $7.50

283. Whittier, John Greenleaf, THE PENNSYLVANIA PILGRIM, AND OTHER POEMS, James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, MA, 1872 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 129pp, very good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover), Exceptionally nice clean, bright and tight copy., (Order No: 51201 ), $14.50

284. Whittier, John Greenleaf, MABEL MARTIN - A HARVEST IDYL, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, (1875), B&W illustrations, 72pp, fine, green cloth, aeg (hardcover) w/remnants of tissue jacket, (Order No: 63187 ), $15.00

285. Wieners, John, PRESSED WAFER - SIGNED BY THE POET, The Gallery Upstairs Press, Buffalo, NY, (1967), very good, wraps (softcover), On the colophon: "This book is privately printed in an edition of 1,000 copies of which 100 are signed and numbered." Below which on the line is signe "John Wieners 1973 in April's recompense" and at bottom of page "as proof", (Order No: 63217 ), $75.00

286. Wiley, Howard A., NIGHT THOUGHTS OF AN AGING ORPHAN, Philosophical Library, New York, (1964), 91pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 32207 ), $15.00

287. Williams, Charles Richard, IN MANY MOODS - VERSE BY CHARLES RICHARD WILLIAMS, The Hollenbeck Press, Indianapolis, IN, 1910, 214pp, very good, brown cloth spine paper covered boards (hardcover), Privately printed with two copies of the presentation piece from the poet laid in and a postcard addressed to the poet., (Order No: 55466 ), $75.00

288. Woiwode, Larry, EVEN TIDE, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, (1977) 1st ed, 84pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374149984, (Order No: 15238 ), $10.00

289. Wolfe, Humbert, THE SILVER CAT AND OTHER POEMS, William Edwin Rudge, New York, (1928), very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Designed by Bruce Rogers. Limited to 780 copies., (Order No: 39103 ), $40.00

290. Wordsworth, William, A SELECTION FROM THE SONNETS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS BY ALFRED PARSONS, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1891, B&W ill. by Alfred Parsons, 90pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) spotting and rubbing to boards, Uncommon. Internally clean and tight, light rubbing and spotting to boards., (Order No: 54966 ), $60.00

291. Worth, Valerie (pictures by Natalie Babbitt), SMALL POEMS AGAIN, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, (1986) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 41pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374370745, (Order No: 59533 ), $15.00

292. Yarnall, Agnes, CIRCUS WORLD: SCULPTURE AND POETRY BY AGNES YARNALL, Dorrance & Company, Publ., Bywn Mawr, PA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 91pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0805928170, (Order No: 62137 ), $25.00

293. Yarnall, Agnes, AN ATTEMPTED EVOCATION OF THE CIVIL WAR: SCULPTURE AND POETRY BY AGNES YARNALL, Dorrance & Company, Ardmore, PA, (1980), B&W illustrations, 93pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805927492, (Order No: 62138 ), $40.00

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