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Survival Song [Broadsheet / Poster on cardstock.]

By: A. D. Winans - Poem

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sore Dove Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Artist

Seller ID: 011424

Condition: New


Broadsheet / Poster on cardstock. 17 inches wide by 11 inches tall. May 2010 Limited Edition of 26 - This is hand-signed letter S. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Allan Davis Winans (born January 12, 1936, in San Francisco, California, known as A. D. Winans, is an American poet, essayist, short story writer, and publisher. He was the founder of Second Coming Press, a small press based in San Francisco that published books, poetry broadsides, a magazine, and anthologies. He edited Second Coming Magazine for seventeen years from 1972 to 1989. Winans bec... View more info

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Poems on Affairs of State: Four Volumes – Complete Set
[Political Poetry]

By: Author [Various Authors of the time]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London:, Publisher Unknown / Unstated,: Printed in the years: 1703-1707

Edition: Fifth Edition.

Seller ID: 008659


This set features poetry by eminent writers of the time including Milton, Andrew Marvell, and Shakespeare. Handsomely bound in full leather with stamped / tooled boards and rebacked spines. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Text is age-toned though readable. Volume 1: From the Time of Oliver Cromwell, to the Abdication of K. James the Second. Written by the greatest Wits of the Age.Volume 2: Poems on Affairs of State, from the reign of K. James the first, to this present year 1703.Volume 3: Poems on Affair... View more info

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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

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Hunting Lays and Hunting Ways An Anthology of the Chase

By: Collected and Recollected by Lady Birkett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1924

Seller ID: 010450

Condition: Very Good


With Fourteen Illustrations from Old Pictures and Prints [8 prints in color.] 4to; 26cm; 10.25 inches tall; 167 pages. --------- Stamped titles and decorations in three color. Top edge stained red. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. An anthology of verse and prose covering all aspects of field sports. Numerous authors, ancient and modern, more poetry than prose. Chapters include: Stag-hunting; Hare-hunting; Fox-hunting; The Hunt; Rider and Horse.... View more info

Image for <b>Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson </b><br>[Complete in 2 volumes]

Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson
[Complete in 2 volumes]

By: Cowper, William [Johnson, John]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Henry Colburn. new Burlington Street. and Simpkin and Marshall. Stationers' Hall Court ,: 1884.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008348


William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.Half bound in contemporary aniline calf over marbled boards, four raised bands. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even age-toning, more pronounced in preliminaries. Rubs on corners and tips. Spine label lacking on Volume 2. 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 Hills Beyond

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York:, Viking Press,: 0

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 004843

ISBN: 067082416X

Condition: New


First Us Trade Edition. Fine in a Near-Fine Dust jacket. Only flaw is price-clip. Gift Quality. he conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone. The third volume of the Cornish trilogy has less mystery and suspense than The Rebel Angels and What's Bred in the Bone , but there are still rewards for the reader. This is a deeper, more thoughtful and old-fashioned book, somewhat padded with leisurely asides, snippets of poetry and observations on the subject of artistic creativity. The plot revolves around a prod... View more info

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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden; Containing All His Original Poems, Tales, and Translations, in Four Volumes
[17th Century English Poet]

By: Dryden, John [Samuel Derrick compiled and served as editor]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, J. and R. Tonson: 1776

Seller ID: 009707

Condition: Very Good


Four Volumes - Complete set. 12mo; 17 cm.; 6 7/8 inches tall. Sixteen fine engraved head- and tail-pieces, including portraits of James II, Cromwell, Charles II, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Chaucer, Boccaccio and Ovid. The books contain many of Dryden's works including several of his translations from Ovid's "Metamorphosis" and Homer's "Iliad," along with many songs, letters, and poems. John Dryden was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary ... View more info

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The Revolt of Aphrodite : Tunc & Nunquam
[Two Volumes Complete]

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1968 / 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010045

Condition: Very Good


The Revolt of Aphrodite consists of two novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published in 1968 and 1970. They deviate significantly from his earlier style and because they approach more openly political and ideological problems. The novels are densely allusive and reflect the political tensions of the May 1968 general strike in Paris. They also address the same theme of multiplicity and contingency Durrell developed in The Alexandria Quartet, often in a way that shows Durrell's interest in Nietzsche: Lawrence George Durrell (1912 - 1990) was an expatriate British novelist, poet, ... View more info

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...Utah [Ski Magazine] November 1948 issue.

By: Editor: Beck, D. Elden

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City:, Harry B. Miller,: 1948

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006784


Volume 10 November No. 11. 48 pages of photos and narration, including advertisements, articles on fashion, upcoming Olympics, Junior Skiers, progress of new slope construction, poetry, and numerous ski related articles. 11 inches tall. Staples wraps. Moderate handling. All pages clean and intact. Minor damp-stain lower edge of rear cover. View more info

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T. S. Eliot The Complete Poems and Plays: 1909-1950

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and World Inc.,: 1962

Seller ID: 009770

Condition: Very Good


This omnibus collection includes all of the author's early poetry as well as the Four Quartets, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and the plays Murder in the Cathedral, The Family Reunion, and The Cocktail Party. Unread; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket price-clipped has light wear with minor rubbing at spine tips; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Al Puerto Escondido

By: Ferlingetti, Lawrence

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sore Dove Press: 2011

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011425

Condition: Fine


Published in 2011 by Sore Dove Press as a letterpress printed broadside with a deckled edge. The edition was limited to 65 copies. This one hand-numbered 49/65. 10 inches tall; 6 11/16 inches wide. Hand-Signed by Lawrence Ferglinghetti. 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. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Iranian-born poet, artist and publisher, Soheyl Dahi has lived in the San Francisco... 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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Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005

By: Hass, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010854

ISBN: 0061349607

Condition: New


Robert Hass, poet laureate of the United States between 1995 and 1997 and author of the popular Poet's Choice newspaper column received the National Book Award for Poetry for this book.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Third Printing. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 88 pages. View more info

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...Canada Tomorrow’s Giant. A New Nation and People

By: Hutchison, Bruce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A Knopf,: 1957.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005041


Blue green cloth covered boards. Gilt titles and blind-stamped titles/decoration on front. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Minimal shelf handling. Dust jacket with price has light shelf wear. The author invites his thousands of readers to join him in ‘a casual, disordered tour across the nation and some of its wilderness' to discover the new Canada. To this rediscovery, Mr. Hutchison, brings his uncanny ability to stand back and appraise familiar things, his warmly humorous relish for incongruities and quirks of character, his deep sense of the poetry of history and of the widely ... View more info

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Bilbo's Last Song: (At the Grey Havens)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Seller ID: 011537

ISBN: 0375823735

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 1st Revised Edition. 7.25 inches tall; color illustration on each page. When it first appeared in 1990, PW called Bilbo's Last Song by J.R.R. Tolkien, illus. by Pauline Baynes, "a must for all fans of Tolkien's vast, epic fantasy. The poem, purportedly written by Bilbo Baggins (hero of The Hobbit) just before he takes a ship from Middle-earth to the Undying Lands at the end of The Lord of the Rings, gives rise to Bayne's medieval-flavored paintings. The effect is stirring, the mood elegiac and the imagery riveting said PW. (Sept.) View more info

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Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness

By: Kabat-Zinn, Jon

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Hachette Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010827

ISBN: 0786867566

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 632 pages with selected reading. A passionate tour de force that blends personal experience with cutting-edge science, poetry, and insights culled from many traditions. [Publisher's Weekly] View more info

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Adventures in the North of Europe: Illustrative of the Poetry and Philosophy of Travel
[Scandinavia]

By: Landor, Edward Wilson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London:, Saunders and Otley,: 1836

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006702

Condition: Good


Along with general descriptions of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, Landor denotes a contrast between Scandinavia and the Continent. In his chapter Poetry and the Philosophy of Travel Landor’s demonstrated that he is a product of the Enlightenment and of the Romantic Period. His point of departure is the Eighteenth Century idea that travel is not only a leisure activity but the purpose is to improve the traveler. He is also critical of the Grand Tour Model. [Fjågesund]First Edition – First Printing. Two volumes complete. Frontispieces engraved by F. Rosenberg from drawings by J. Col... View more info

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An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine

By: Lapham, Lewis H. ; Rosenbush, Ellen

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Franklin Square Press,: 2000

Edition: First Edition – First Printing,

Seller ID: 010654

ISBN: 1879957531


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.For over 150 years, Harper's Magazine has explored the American experience with a fiercely independent spirit and spectacular writing. That experience is available in this magnificent illustrated volume, spanning the decades and encompassing writing from Melville and Twain to Normal Mailer, David Mamet, and Annie Dillard. This beautiful volume includes reports, poetry, fiction, commentary, critiques of contemporary society and politics, speeches, humor - plus more than 200 photographs, illustrations, and other artwork, originally published in the ma... View more info

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Minnie Maylow's Story - and other Tales & Scenes.

By: MASEFIELD, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillian Company.: 1931.

Edition: First American edition after British and limited edition<br>

Seller ID: 000070


John Edward Masefield, OM, (1 June 1878 - 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and many memorable poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever". Dark blue cloth covered boards; with stamped gilt titles; deckled fore-edge; bindings square and tight; pages lightly toned; discoloration to front and rear from spine edge in triangle covering 50% with no affect to spine; Dust jacket light... View more info