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You Do Not Have to Love Me [Small Broadside]

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sore Dove Press: 2008

Seller ID: 011430

Condition: Fine


Small Broadside 10.875 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. Poem over metallic finish enlarged photo. Published by Sore Dove Press, January 2008; This after limited editions of different artwork. No other copies located at the time of this listing. As the founder of Sore Dove Press, Iranian-born poet, artist, and publisher, Soheyl Dahi has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1979. He is the author of three books of poetry and a book of interviews with Lawrence Ferlinghetti. He has published Jack Hirschman, Diane di Prima, Joanne Kyger, Linda King, Alejandro Murguia, and others.... View more info

Image for …<b>The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, <Br>Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya. <BR>In Three Volumes.</b><br>

The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge,
Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya.
In Three Volumes.

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $245.00

Publisher: William Pickering,, London:: 1829.<br>

Edition: Second Edition. The first edition was of 12 copies. Complete in three volumes.<br>

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: 8vo; Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75".<br>


Rebound in [Contemporary] 19th-century custom full leather. Showing moderate external wear, with some rubbing and chipping to the spines. Top edge gilt. Bindings firm. Text clean and bright, Printed on laid-paper; an occasional foxing spot noted. The front cover of the third volume displays a small stain in the lower left corner. Antique bookplates can be seen on the front pastedowns. Joints seem tender and books are protected and reinforced by custom clear Mylar sleeves. [spot on lead photo is reflected light from flash] Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary cr... View more info

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Elizabethan Songs in Honour of Love and Beautie

By: Collected and Illustrated by Edmund Garrett ; Introduction Andrew Lang

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1891

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 011872

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful example of late 19th-century bookbinding and illustration. Included are works from the major Elizabethan poets. Limited edition. Number 99 of only 225 copies printed on Japan paper. Illustrated with 21 full-page photogravure plates, including 6 in sepia, from watercolors by Garrett. There are 4 smaller photogravures in the introduction, and 65 decorative head/tailpieces throughout. Boards bound in Japan vellum with gilt decoration. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Evidence of removed library markings: ... View more info

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My Soul's High Song

By: Cullen, Countee

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1990

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010093

ISBN: 0385417586

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 2nd Printing. Countee Cullen (1903 - 1946) was a prominent African-American poet, novelist, children's writer, and playwright during the Harlem Renaissance. ---- Cullen's participation in the Harlem Renaissance was influenced by a movement called Negritude which represents "the discovery of black values and the Negro's awareness of his situation". ----- Cullen saw Negritude as an awakening of a race consciousness and black modernism that flowed into Harlem. Cullen's poetry "Heritage" and "Dark Tower" reflect ideas of the Negritude movement. ----- Th... View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser

By: Dodge, R. E. Neil : Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin;: 1936.

Edition: Cambridge Edition.

Seller ID: 009303

Condition: Near Fine


Edmund Spenser (1553 - 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. He was deeply affected by Irish faerie mythology.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling with some minor wear on corners and... View more info

SALUTE Limited Edition Broadside of 50

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $80.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sore Dove Press: 2018

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 011694

Condition: Fine


Lawrence Ferlinghetti turned 100 in March 2019 he is the last of the great living legends. He has published every Beat writer from Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg on down. He was the first poet laureate of San Francisco. Iranian-born poet, artist and publisher, Soheyl Dahi has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1979. He is the author of three books of poetry and a book of interviews with Lawrence Ferlinghetti. As founder of Sore Dove Press, he has published Jack Hirschman, Diane di Prima, Joanne Kyger, Linda King, Alejandro Murguia and others.No flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality; ... View more info

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Poems

By: G. K. Chesterton ; Selected and Introduced by Kenneth Baker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Seller ID: 011869

Condition: New


G.K. Chesterton better known for his novels, especially the Father Brown stories, also wrote many poems. Kenneth Baker has selected about 120 of his favorites, including three that had not previously been published and written the introduction including an essay on how to read poetry.Unread; unopened minimal shelf handling to the slip case and a bit of sun-fading on the spine. View more info

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A Tear and A Smile

By: Gibran Kahlil with an introduction by Robert Hillyer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred P. Knopf: 1972

Seller ID: 011271

ISBN: 0394448049

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Gibran Kahlil was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher View more info

Image for …<b>Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.</b>

Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.

By: Giosue Carducci, Sewall, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1892.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005634


Tan cloth over spine to blue boards. Spine dun-darkened. Handling wear with small rubs on corners and a bump on top edge of front board. Front-free-endpage folded with previous owner’s name. Text clean with toning. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. In 1906 he became the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature "not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, fresh... View more info

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Just Folks

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago:, The Reiley and Lee Co.,: 1917.

Seller ID: 004337


Red grained leather boards; with Stamped gilt titles on spine with raised titles on front in gilt box. Top edge gilt. Wear to corners, edges and spine tips. Mild handling wear. Decorated endpages with front-free excised. Text clean, light even toning. 6.5 inches tall. 192 pages with index of first lines.Edgar Albert Guest (1881 - 1959,) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet. View more info

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Unrecorded poetry written on the stationary of the Salt Air Hotel in Palm Beach. Title: Florida Weather

By: Harris, Emma Burnett

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Palm Beach, Florida, Author: 1914

Seller ID: 011175

Condition: Very Good


Title: Florida Weather. Unrecorded poetry written on the stationary of the Salt Air Hotel in Palm Beach. Title: Florida Weather. 16 lines in rhymed couplets. The stationary measures 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches. Written in period cursive with the stationary rotated to its long side. Folded into thirds. Signed by the author: Emma Burnett Harris and dated February 23, 1914. The date was established from the envelop, also of the Salt Air Hotel where the poem was located and addressed in the author's hand to a Dr. Peck. The Salt Air Hotel was opened in 1913 and torn down in 1959 to make way fo... View more info

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...The Old-Fashioned Garden and Other Verses.

By: Hayes, John Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, John C. Winston & CO.: 1895.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002937


Green linen cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt spine titles. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Clean text on laid-paper. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 6 7/8 inches tall, 101 pages. Bindings tight and square, clean text. Minimal handling wear. View more info

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Mother [Signed; Limited Edition Broadside of an Edition of 26 lettered copies]

By: Hirschman, Jack

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sore Dove Press: 2018

Seller ID: 011691

Condition: Fine


Signed; Limited Edition Broadside of an Edition of 26 lettered copies. This is letter "H". GIFT QUALITY. Jack Hirschman (1933) is an American poet and social activist who has written more than 50 volumes of poetry and essays. For a quarter century, Hirschman has roamed San Francisco streets, cafes (including Caffe Trieste, where he has been a regular patron), and readings, becoming an active street poet and a peripatetic activist. Hirschman is also a painter and collagist, and has translated over two dozen books from German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Albanian, and Greek... View more info

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...The Game of Statues.

By: Hollander, Martha

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Seller ID: 003228

ISBN: 0871133695


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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...Brand: A Dramatic Poem.

By: Ibsen, Hendrik. Translate into English verse in the original meters: F. Edmund Garrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London,, T. Fisher Unwin,: 1894.

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 004919


Limited edition no. 28 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. 382,(2)pp 8 inches tall. Vellum spine to smooth leather boards. Four raised bands with paste on leather spine title. Leather partially lacking - restored without lettering. External wear to boards. Upper spine band restored. Textblock deckled. Text clean though toned. Bindings very tight. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of Norwegian Fiord. View more info

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Half-Lives

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011705

ISBN: 0030074118

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on the half-title page with no personalization. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Mild shelf handling wear. Stated First Edition. Contains Jong's section of poems entitled: 'The Wives of Mafiosi', and several others. Erica Jong is quick, easy, raunchy (the pose is sometimes that of a female rake) and her personality so fills her poems that it's difficult sometimes to see around her to her meaning. [NYT] View more info

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Fruits & Vegetables

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011706

ISBN: 0030859999

Condition: Near Fine


Stated First Edition. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Fruits & Vegetables is a surrealistic, funny, erotic, serious book about being human and female and American. The title poem is a serio-comic meditation, where everyday objects are transformed into people, sexual objects and political objects. What follows are love poems and sensual poems, topical satires, feminist poems, poems about a woman's mind, poems about death, metamorphosis and the situation of the artist. Author's first book of poetry. View more info

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At the Edge of the Body

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011707

ISBN: 0030492017

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. At the Edge of the Body is a gathering of poems on meditation and religious longing, the difficulty of grasping the idea of our own deaths, and the spirit trapped in the body, longing to get out. Showing a dazzling combination of wit, accessibility, and insight into the human condition, Jong has moved into territory beyond the earthly realms. View more info

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Kindled By Time; Poems.

By: Kreemer, Irvin C.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Harrison,: 1946.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002644


Orange cloth with titles on spine and front, minor hand soiling. Bindings tight and square, text clean, hint of toning. Top edge stained purple, Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket has light handling wear, small loss lower corner and spine. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Not Without Laughter
[Harlem Renaissance ]

By: Langston Hughes; Forward Dr. Henry Louis Gates

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1997

Seller ID: 010278

Condition: Fine


Limited edition of an unspecified number. Black cloth with gilt spine titles to decorated boards with a matching slipcase. No flaws or blemishes to book. Minimal shelf handling for the slipcase. 8vo; 24 cm; 9.5 in. tall. 326 [8] pages. Decorated endpages and a frontispiece. Illustrations after Jacob Lawrence, with color endsheets and color illustrations, are from his migration series. Originally published in 1930; this edition was designed by Karen M. Elder. Not Without Laughter portrays African-American life in Kansas in the 1910s, focusing on the effects of class and religion on the... View more info