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London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1840.

-1841. First Edition. Three volumes bound as one, nineteenth century morocco and cloth cloth over boards; retaining the individual title-pages and frontispieces (though not the half-titles); coated yellow endsheets. Quarto. iv, 306; vi, 306; vi, 426pp. Some darkening and age-discoloration to the boards, a bit of wear to the corners;... more

Price: $450.00

Seattle: Skookumchuck Press/ Jones & Jones, Ltd, 2014.

Limited Edition, one of one hundred numbered copies. Quarto. 76pp. Illustrations. Illustrated wrappers, a Fine copy, as New. ... more

Price: $20.00

Santa Cruz, CA: Kayak Books, 1975.

First Edition. Octavo. 68pp. 'Cover design & incidental illustrations' from "Prof. Hoffman's 'Modern Magic.'" Illustrated wrappers, stapled, a Near Fine copy. // Poems by David Fisher, Linda Lappin, John Haines, John Unterecker, Michael Hogan, Tom McKeown, Stratis Haviaris, Philip Levine, Dave Smith, Harry Martin, Luis Garcia, Louis Hammer, Robert McDowell,... more

Price: $30.00

Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press, 2005.

First Printing. Octavo. xi, 117pp. Cloth, a Fine copy in dust jacket ... more

Price: $20.00

San Francisco: North Point Press, 1983.

First Edition, First Printing. Large octavo. lix, 285pp. Notes to the poems, select bibliography, index of poems. Printed glossy white wrappers, a Near Fine copy in a heavy purple glossy paper dust jacket. ... more

Price: $35.00

New York: Random House, 1934.

First American edition. Octavo. 68pp. Blue-green cloth over boards stamped in gilt; spine a little darkened, otherwise Very Good+. ... more

Price: $25.00

Minneapolis: James D. Thueson, 20031965.

First Edition. Octavo. 60pp. Green cloth over boards, spine gilt; a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. One of one thousand copies; the poet's second book. ... more

Price: $20.00

Paris, France and Chicago: Living Hand, 1973.

First Edition. Octavo. 86pp. Notes. Illustrated wrappers, a little worn and slightly discolored; a Very Good+ copy. // The first issue of this journal issued jointly by Auster & Sisskind; contributors include Paul Celan, Lydia Davis, John Taylor, Georges Bataille, Edmond Jabès, Allen Mandelbaum and Joan Mitchell (cover art), as... more

Price: $40.00

Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press, 1994.

First Edition. Octavo. 80ppp. Quarter cloth and paper-covered boards; a Fine copy in dust jacket. ... more

Price: $20.00

Salt Lake City: Litmus, 1976.

First Edition. Octavo. Unpaginated (ca. 65pp) Gray wrappers printed in red and black; covers worn and some minor old staining; a Very Good copy. ... more

Price: $20.00

Galesburg, Illinois: Privately Printed, 1945.

Limited edition, one of just fifty copies printed August 1945. 12mo. [24]pp. Leatherette over thin boards, upper cover stamped in gilt. This is copy number one, signed by both the author and title-page artist Howard Munns, and additionally inscribed from the author for the journalist & author Gene Fowler and... more

Price: $50.00

New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, 1976.

Limited Edition; from a printing of two hundred fifty copies, this is one of a small number of copies issued in printed paper over boards; additionally, this copy inscribed from the author on the title-page. Large octavo. 95pp. A Near Fine copy, just very minor fading to the spine, and... more

Price: $30.00

New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, 1972.

Limited Edition; from a printing of four hundred copies, this is one of a small number of copies issued in printed paper over boards. Large octavo. Unpaginated. A Fine copy, just very minor fading to the spine; in the original thin plain card-board slipcase. Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed... more

Price: $25.00

Omaha and Council Bluffs: Abattoir Editions and The Yellow Barn Press, 1983.

Limited edition one of two hundred fifty copies. Large octavo. 56pp. Cloth over boards, printed paper spine label; a Near Fine copy. // Printed from hand-set Joanna type & printed on Rives. ... more

Price: $25.00

Bolinas: Grey Fox Press, 1972.

First Edition. Octavo. 56pp. Stiff illustrated wrappers; one small nick to the front fore-edge, otherwise Near Fine. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904.

First Edition. Octavo. xv, 317pp. Original green cloth, with gilt decorative device on front cover, and gilt titles on spine. Light wear to cover, and tanning to spine, else a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $25.00

Francestown: Typographeum, 1989.

First Edition, one of one hundred fifty copies printed letterpress from hand-set type and bound by R.T. Risk. Large octavo. 41pp. Frontispiece portrait, illustrations; bibliography of books by Hanley. Blue cloth over boards, printed spine label; about Fine. ... more

Price: $50.00

No place: Privately printed, 1979.

Limited edition, one of five hundred copies signed by the author. Octavo. [36]pp. Illustrated wrappers stamped in gilt and black; a Fine copy. // A collection of approximately two dozen poems which originally appeared in some of the author's handmade books of poems and etchings ... more

Price: $45.00

West Linton Peebleshire: The Castlelaw Press, 1970.

From an edition of three hundred fifty copies, this is one of one hundred numbered copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the author. Quarto. 12pp. Printed yellow wrappers, sewn; a Very Good+ copy, showing just some minor incidental wear. ... more

Price: $20.00

providence, r.i.: paradigm press, 1989.

First of this edition, one of four hundred copies. Thin octavo. [12]pp. Pale green stiff wrappers, stapled, printed in red and black; a Near Fine copy. // This copy briefly inscribed from the poet on the front free endpaper. ... more

Price: $20.00

Greenfield Center, NY: Greenfield review Press, 1973.

First Printing. Octavo. 37pp. Illustrations and cover drawing by the author. Pictorial wrappers, stapled, showing just light wear. A Near Fine copy of the author's first book. ... more

Price: $30.00

East Lansing, Michigan: A Zeitgeist Publication, 1970.

Second Edition, first printing. Octavo. [ix], [10], 11-72pp, [iv]. Pictorial wrappers, stapled; a Near Fine copy. With a preface to this second edition (the first was in 1978) by the editor, Gary Groat. ... more

Price: $20.00

East Lansing, Michigan: A Zeitgeist Publication, 1970.

First Printing. Octavo. [iv], 57pp, [iv]. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; slightly discolored along the edges, but a Near Fine copy. With a preface by the editor, Gary Groat. ... more

Price: $20.00

Seattle: Skookumchuck Press/ Jones & Jones, Ltd, 2013.

Limited Edition, one of three hundred numbered copies. Quarto. 78pp. Illustrations from small color photographs. Illustrated wrappers, a Fine copy, as New. // The second volume of poems of a series, celebrating the distinct nature of these Okanogan places and giving a voice to these scenic landscapes through the eyes... more

Price: $20.00

Santa Barbara, California: Unicorn Press, 1968.

First Edition, second printing (one month after the first). Oblong 16mo. [12]pp. Decorative paper wrappers, yapped edges, printed title-label mounted on the front cover; a Near Fine copy. // Typography by Alan Brilliant; printed by Noel Young on Gazen and Origami rice papers from hand-set Perpetua. Calligraphy by Vo Dinh.... more

Price: $25.00

London: Poet & Printer, 1969.

First Edition. Octavo. [28]pp. Printed on various colors of heavy papers; bound into stiff wrappers lightly worn; a Near Fine copy. // "...printed and bound by Alan Tarling at 36 Halstead Road London E11...." ... more

Price: $20.00

Hunton Bridge, Hertfordshire: The Kit-Kat Press, 1975.

Limited edition, one of two hundred numbered copies. Octavo. [ii], [14]pp. Plain card wrappers, stitched, with a printed illustrated dust jacket; a Fine copy, with the original prospectus and order-sheet laid in. // Designed, hand-set and printed by Kenneth Hardacre at his Kit-Kat Press. ... more

Price: $20.00

London: Poet & Printer, 1970.

First Edition. Thin octavo. 20pp. Printed card covers, lightly worn; a Very Good+ copy. // "...designed and printed for the most part by Alan Tarling in the first months of 1970 at 36 Halstead Road London... illustrations were created by the author." ... more

Price: $25.00

New York: Chilmark Press, 1964.

First American Edition. Octavo. 62pp. Quarter cloth and decorative paper-covered boards; a Near Fine copy in dust jacket. // Includes sections form two earlier books ('The Stones of Troy' & 'The Cocks of Hades') as well as one previously unpublished poem. ... more

Price: $25.00

New York: Harper Collins, 2008.

First Edition. Octavo. 114pp. Paper covered boards; remainder mark on the bottom edge; previous owner's signature of poet Duane Niatum on the front free endpaper; a Very Good+ copy in dust jacket. ... more

Price: $20.00

Lanham, New York, Oxford: Madison Books, 2003.

First Edition. Octavo. xiv, 373pp. Notes, index. Illustrations. Corner lightly bumped, some minor shelfwear; a Very Good+ copy in dust jacket. // Biography of this lesser-known British modernist poet who was largely raised in Australia. ... more

Price: $21.00

Brooklyn: UDP:: Dossier, 2010.

First Edition, First Printing. Small square octavo. [18]pp. Letterpress printed blue wrappers, sewn; a Fine copy, as New. // One of several in the 'Dossier Series', "created to expand the formal scope of the Presse...." ... more

Price: $30.00

Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013.

First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 287pp. With a foreword by Victor Katz ("Yuko Otomo: Dichotomy's Grace") and a preface by the author. A Fine copy, in color-printed wrappers. ... more

Price: $18.00

Grimsby: Poole Hall Press, 1981.

Limited edition, one of one hundred twelve numbered copies. Thin small quarto. [12]pp. Quarter cloth and debossed paper over thin boards. A Fine copy. // Printed from handset Goudy Medium roman & italic, on Mayfair Brite White using a 12 x 18 Albion Press. ... more

Price: $35.00

Cheltenham: The Martlet Press, 1966.

Limited edition one of just sixty-five copies. Octavo. v, 19pp. Plain white wrappers, stapled, in a printed dust jacket; a Near Fine copy. // Publishes a handful of the author's poems, posthumously, many for the first time. Hand set in twelve point Baskerville type by Roger Wilson and printed by... more

Price: $30.00

Sydney, N.S.W. Australia: New Poetry, 2000.

First Edition. Octavo. 56pp. Illustrated glossy wrappers, a small spot of discoloration to the lower front wrapper, otherwise a Near Fine copy. One of five hundred copies. ... more

Price: $25.00

Fremont, Michigan: The Sumac Press, 1978.

First Printing. Octavo. 97pp. Cloth over boards; a Fine copy in a slightly rubbed dust jacket. This is one of three hundred hardcover copies (from an edition of 1000 copies) signed by the author; and additionally, with several corrections to the poems in his hand. ... more

Price: $25.00

East Lansing, Michigan: Zeitgeist, 1967.

First Printing. Octavo. viii, 9-77pp. Preface by Gary Groat. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; somewhat dust-soiled, but Very Good+. The author's first book, issued by the press as "A Zeitgeist Supplement" ... more

Price: $25.00

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1952.

First Edition. Octavo. xxv, 101pp. Black and red cloths over boards. A Near Fine copy in a bright dust jacket. ... more

Price: $25.00

San Francisco: Published by the author, 1967.

First Edition. Octavo. [22]pp. Illustrations by Ken Brandon. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; a Near Fine copy. ... more

Price: $25.00

Paris: Editions Gallimard, 1966.

First French-language edition, after the original edition in English, 1960. Octavo. 121pp. Text in French. Glossy printed wrappers, "surplus" ink stamp in the front cover otherwise Very Good+, showing just minor wear. ... more

Price: $25.00

Berkeley, California: Tangram, 2010.

Limited Edition. Octavo. [11]pp. Cranberry wrappers, sewn; printed title-label on the front cover; a Fine copy, as New. One of one hundred seventy-five copies printed on mouldmade Somerset from Monotype Imprint, with a frontispiece drawing by William T. Wiley. ... more

Price: $20.00

Carlisle, Ontario, Canada: Brandstead Press, 1982.

Limited edition, one of one hundred numbered copies, signed by the 'bookwright'. Octavo. [4]pp on French-fold sheets. The text is set in Kennerley Oldstyle, and the booklet printed on Charles 1 paper. With four vignette-sized engravings, as well as front cover decorations printed directly from the wood blocks. Designed, engraved,... more

Price: $60.00

Salt Lake City: Elik Press, 2012.

First Edition. Octavo. 76pp. Illustrated wrappers. A Fine copy, as New. This is one of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the author. ... more

Price: $20.00

Olympia: Hypatia-in-the-Woods Press, 2002.

One of one hundred twenty-five hand-printed copies, printed from Palatino, Centaur and Arrighi types. This copy not numbered, and out-of-series. Large octavo. Unpaginated. Plain card covers, fancy endsheets; a Near Fine copy in a lightly worn, illustrated dust jacket. Notable as it is the first book from Elspeth Pope's Olympia... more

Price: $30.00

Hitchin, Hertfordshire/ Hamilt: Dodman/ West Meadow, 1986.

Limited edition, one of one hundred numbered copies. Printed gray/blue wrappers, sewn. A Near Fine copy., inscribed on the title-page. // Includes poems by John Cotton, John Lucas, George Szirtes, John Gohorry, John Mole, Jeff Cloves and Roger Burford Mason. ... more

Price: $40.00

Mill Valley, CA: Em Press, 1993.

Limited edition, one of one hundred fifty numbered copies. Octavo. [8]pp. Letterpress printed from photopolymer plates in Centaur with Bernhard Modern titles on Lana Laid, a French cotton mouldmade paper, with black Arches cover, red Unryu end papers and red Yatsuo chine collé title; a Fine copy. Designed and printed... more

Price: $25.00

Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013.

First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 184pp. Illustrated wrappers; a Fine copy, as New. // "The product of years of investigation and husbandry, Phil Cordelli's Manual of Woody Plants is a field guide to the workings of memory and perception within the creeping and ebbing of the natural world. The poems,... more

Price: $17.00

Dayton, Ohio and Omi-Hachiman,: The Omi Brotherhood, 1960.

First Printing. Octavo. 169pp. Indexes of first lines, and titles. With a biographical sketch by Kenny Joseph. Green Japanese paper over boards (some minor fading) with a printed silver title label wrapping around the covers and spine; a yellow 'belly-band' printed with reviews of the book as well, faded some... more

Price: $25.00

Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1988.

First Edition. Octavo. 84pp. Glossy paper-covered boards; a Fine copy. The author's first collection of poetry. ... more

Price: $20.00

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The book arrived quickly and exactly as described. What more could one want? Sean M. March 2013