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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

Beholdings

By: Adcock, Betty

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisana, USA, Louisiana State University Press: 1988

Book ID: SCW11753

ISBN: 0807114650

Condition: Good


BX6 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A sequence of numbers appears on the copyright page with the "1" present and with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus there is some very light fading of the cloth along the top board edges plus there are the usual... 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

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A Bird of Paper: Poems of Vicente Aleixandre

By: Aleixandre, Vicente

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC37974BB

ISBN: 0821406612

Condition: Very Good


BW7 - A first printing ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, ligh tanning and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners, tape stains on the cover, some glue stains and scuffing on the front free endpaper, light tanning and shelf wear. Translated from the Spanish by Willis Barnstone, David Garrison. International Poetry Series Byblos Editions Volume VI. 9.25"x6.25", 75 pages. Satisfaction G... 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

The Poetry of Maya Angelou

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1993

Book ID: SCW01709

Condition: Very Good


BD4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very, very minor overall shelf wear. This book is an assembly of 5 of the author's books of poetry. They are"Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie," "Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well," "And Still I Rise," "Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?," and "I Shall Not Be Moved." 274p. View more info

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I Shall Not Be Moved

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Bantam Books: 1991

Book ID: SCW04322

ISBN: 0553354582

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear around the cover edges plus the original owner's name is in ink on the front endpaper. A collection of poetry by a noted African American poet. These poems exhibit her gift for capturing the triumph and pain of being black in addition to every man and woman's struggle to be free. By the author of "Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?" and "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." 48p. View more info

A History of the River

By: Applewhite, James (Poems by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisana, Louisiana State University Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC33422BB

ISBN: 080711815X

Condition: Very Good


CV6 - A first printing hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 49 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Eyes to See Otherwise / Ojos De Otro Mirar

By: Aridjis, Homero

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions Books: 2002

Book ID: EC27257BB

ISBN: 0811215091

Condition: Very Good


BY6 - An ex-library trade paperback book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.) and some stains on the page edges. Text in English & Spanish. Translated by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Martha Black Jordan, Philip Lamantia, W.S. Merwin, John Frederick Nims, Kenneth Rexroth, Jerome Rothenberg, Brian Swann, Barbara Szerlip, Nathaniel Tarn, Eliot Weinberger, and the editors. 8"x5.25", 312 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Journey to the Real: Selected Poems of Takashi Arima

By: Arima, Takashi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Weatherhill, Incorporated: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW09334

ISBN: 0834802767

Condition: Very Good


CA3 - A paperback book SIGNED by author on the half-title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and chipping, light tanning and shelf wear. Translated and edited by Tadeo Hikihara and John M. Kuzell. A collection of poetry by a noted Japanese poet of the Modernist Group. 8.25"x5.5", 151 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Ware, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, Wordsworth Editions, Limited: 1995

Book ID: SCW09480

ISBN: 1853264261

Condition: Very Good


BI5 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light scattered rubbing plus there is some yellowing on the outside paper edges. This is a title in the poblisher's Wordsworth Poetry Library series. A collection of poetry by a noted Victorian poet. By the author of "The Scholar Gypsy" and "Dover Beach." With an introduction by Martin Corner. Endnotes, index of first lines, 460p. 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

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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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Galileo's Banquet

By: Balbo, Ned

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, Washington Writers' Publishing Houst: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW12400

ISBN: 0931846528

Condition: Good


CF4 - A paperback edition book enscribed by the author in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. There is an inscription to the original owner by the author in black felt tip pen on the title page. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated blue and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light scattered rubbing of the front cover plus there is some heavier rubbing and some soiling of the back cover. A collection of poetry by a noted American poet. The author is a winner of the Towson University Prize for Literatur... 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

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Silver Century

By: Barnes, Leola Christie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1973

Book ID: at422

ISBN: 081110513X

Condition: Very Good


AE - A hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, crease, and few small tears on the edges and corners, some scattered scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and light shelf wear. Illustrations by Eugene Hailey. Foreword by the late Pat M. Neff. First published in 1936, the centennial of Texas independence, this collection of poems honoring the state's proud heritage was reissued 1973 in response to popular demand. 8.5"x6.25", 83 pages. Satisfaction Gu... View more info