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The Collected Poems of John Galsworthy

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SW106BB

Condition: Good


BO2 - Book has wear and tear on the spine edges and cover corners, less than an inch tear on the front top gutter, stains on the lower spine, and on the front and back, tanning on the spine, fading on the cover, rubbing, bumped corners, fixed hinges of the endpapers, library plate and cardholder adhered on the front fixed endpaper, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

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Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Random House Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW10404

ISBN: 0679402144

Condition: Very Good


CA1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the DJ endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers, usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. DJ shows very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library label on the spine and it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Signed by the author on the title page. A collection of poetry by a noted American poet. The author is a winner of the Peter I. B. Lavan Award of the Academy of American Poets and grants from the National Endowm... View more info

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Wife of Light

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC14701BB

ISBN: 0688032869

Condition: Very Good


AP3 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have light tanning and shelf wear. Wife of Light is more general collection of her work and marvelously displays her gifts as a modern Metaphysical poet, for whom, sas she says "the usual realm of poetic passion and contemplation feels too small." 8.5"x5.75", 64 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC14703BB

ISBN: 0679402144

Condition: Very Good


AP3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed by the author on the title page. View more info

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The Ripening Light: Selected Poems 1977-1987

By: Adler, Lucile

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Peregrine Smith Books/Gibbs Smith, Publisher: 1989

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13549

ISBN: 0879053313

Condition: Very Good


BE3 - A first trade paperback edition book signed by the author in good+ to very good- condition. Signed by the author in black ink on the half title page. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers with the "1" and no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with a patch of rubbing and label staining at the top right corner of the front cover plus there is some light overall rubbing on the back cover. This is a title in the publisher's Peregrine Smith Poetry series. A collection of poetry by a noted American ... View more info

A Caribbean Dozen: Poems from Caribbean Poets

By: Agard, John and Nichols, Grace (edited by)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Candlewick Press: 1994

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Book ID: EC5031BB

ISBN: 1564023397

Condition: Very Good


AP1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has small tear on the front top left corner, wrinkling on the top and bottom spine, corners, and some edges, some light crease on the edges, chipping on the corners, some sides and edges, light wrinkling on the back, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some tears on the front bottom edge, wrinkling on the spine edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. The poems of A Caribbean Dozen speak of a true love of life in the islands and a pure pleasure in the sound of words. View more info

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Love Poems: A Bilingual Edition

By: Amichai, Yehuda

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1981

Book ID: SCW12624

ISBN: 0060148489

Condition: Very Good


BZ2 - An ex-library bilingual edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease o nthe edges, fading on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and cover edgewear, some marked out info and light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. With the original Hebrew text facing the page with the English language translation. A collection of poetry by a noted Israeli poet selected from his six previous collectio... View more info

The Elephants of Reckoning

By: Amirthanayagam, Indran

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, USA, Hanging Loose Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10831

ISBN: 0914610732

Condition: Good


CE3 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean copy in black cloth covered boards with red lettering on the spine and on the front with minor overall shelf wear with the front free endpaper removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some very light fading on the spine towards the bottom edge and wrapping around onto the front and back from a library label plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front fixed endpaper, and the half title page. A collection of poe... View more info

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The Door

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC34260BB

ISBN: 0618942726

Condition: Very Good


J5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopen CD of poems read by the author. 9.25"x6.25", 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Goose on the Capitol

By: Bacon, Leonard

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC16952BB

Condition: Poor


M4 - Book has wrinkling, chipping, crease, tears, fading, foxing, stains, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), significant discoloration, and shelf wear. View more info

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Mission Work

By: Baker, Aaron

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Mariner Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC28498BB

ISBN: 0618982671

Condition: As New


CS2 - A first edition trade paperback book in fine condition. Foreword by Stanley Plumly. In this prize-winning collection, a debut poet evokes his childhood as the son of missionaries in Papua New Guinea. 9"x6", 61 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Night Clerk at the Hotel of Both Worlds

By: Ball, Angela

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC36546BB

ISBN: 0822959755

Condition: Very Good


BG2 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Winner of the 2006 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry. 8.5"x6", 72 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

This Land This People

By: Bard, William E.

Price: $18.99

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Naylor Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC20472BB

Condition: Very Good


CL5 - Has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), cocked, some edgewear, light discoloration and shelf wear. Signed by the author with "With My best wishes" written on the front endpaper. View more info

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Survivors, and Other Poems

By: Beeman, Carol Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Harold House, Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37092BB

ISBN: 0930138007

Condition: Very Good


CB2 - A first edition trade paperback book signed by author in very good condition that has some bumped corners, scattered wrinkling, chipping, crease and stains on the cover, tanning and light shelf wear. Illustrated by Aravinda Chakravarti. 8.25"x5.5", 79 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Japanese Love Poems

By: Bennett, Jean (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12666

ISBN: 0385030851

Condition: Very Good


CA1 - A hard cover first editon withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards with a large gold and red graphic on the front and gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page plus there is some ve... View more info

Rough Sketch Beginning

By: Berry, James

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5931BB

ISBN: 0152001123

Condition: Good


E1 - DJ has soiling, wrinkling, old price label on the back bottom, light discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book is lightly bumped on the cover corners, crease on some sides of the inside pages, wrinkling and crease on the side opposite the spine of one inside page, and light shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

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Further than the Blood

By: Birchard, Guy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Pressed Wafer: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC37579BB

ISBN: 0982410085

Condition: Very Good


BA5 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition that has some wrinkling and crease, lightly curled, some pencil writing and marking, light discoloration and shelf wear. 10"x6", 101 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Brass Girl Brouhaha

By: Blevins, Adrian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keene, New York, Ausable Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC37132BB

ISBN: 1931337098

Condition: Very Good


CB3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. Winner of the 2004 Kate Tufts Discover Award. 9.5"x6.5", 112 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Waterchild: Spirit Entering Form - From a Pregnant Year

By: Bolinger, Judith and Jane English

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mount Shasta, CA, U.S.A., Earth Heart Press: 1980

Edition: First Trade Paperback UK Edition

Book ID: SCW05086

ISBN: 070450409X

Condition: Very Good


BI1 - A first trade paperback UK edition book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of poetry entitled "Spirit Entering Form" by Judith Bolinger combined with a collection of black and white photography by Jane English. 53p. View more info

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Maestro of Solitude

By: Bonazzi, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Wings Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC34898BB

ISBN: 0916727432

Condition: Very Good


BP4 - A first edition trade paperback book signed by author in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Poems & Poetics. 8.5"x5.5", 116 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info