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    ANTHONY, Bill.
    $20.00
    Highlands: Jargon Society (1988). First edition. Oblong 8vo. 84 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Foreword by Robert Rosenblum. Jargon 90.
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    BRAUN, Emil Richard.
    $15.00
    Penland: Jargon Society, 1971. First trade paperback printing. [62 pp]. Fine in wrappers and fine illustrated dust jacket with a price sticker to front flap. Cover photograph by Frederick Sommer. Jargon 70.
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    BROUGHTON, James.
    $35.00
    NY: Jargon Society, 1971. First edition. Small 4to. 193 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Cover photograph of Broughton by Imogen Cunningham. Jargon 55.
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    CREELEY, Robert.
    $1,250.00
    [Highlands]: Jonathan Williams (1953). First edition. [14 pp]. Near fine in sewn wrappers with a tiny chip from the bottom edge of the rear cover. Six poems with artwork by René Laubies. Designed by Williams. One of 200 copies. Creeley’s third book, issued as Jargon 8. Novik 3.
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    CREELEY, Robert.
    $450.00
    Migrant Books, 1957. First edition. [52 pp]. Bump to base of spine, else fine in full olive green cloth with black stamping to spine. No dust jacket, as issued. Title-page drawing by Kristen Hoeck. Handset in Mercedes and Furtura types and printed by Mossen Alcover in Palma de Mallorca. Jargon 26. Novik 8.
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    CUTTS, Simon.
    $20.00
    (np): Jargon Society, 1976. First edition. [36 pp]. Near fine in stapled oblong wrappers and very good plus dust jacket that is rubbed. Jargon 81.
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    DAVENPORT, Guy.
    $45.00
    Penland: Jargon Society, 1969. First edition. [16 pp]. Very near fine in stapled wrappers. Illustration by the author. One of 1000 copies for friends of the press; none for sale. Jargon 67. Crane A8.
  • DUNCAN, Robert.
    $250.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams (1958). First edition. [68 pp]. Fine in wrappers and very near fine marbled paper dust jacket with printed spine label (touch of wear to crown). Duncan’s text, illustrated with six drawings by him “for the ideal reader.” One of 450 numbered copies. The uncommon original prospectus accompanies. Jargon 14. Bertholf A9a.
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    EDSON, Russell and Ray Johnson.
    $125.00
    Penland: Jargon Society, 1969. First edition. 4to. [88 pp]. Near fine in wrappers and fine unprinted orange acetate dust jacket. The jacket has shrunk, as in all copies, but is otherwise undamaged but for a chip at crown. Edson’s poems with drawings by Ray Johnson. INSCRIBED by Edson, “for Doug Blazek /who has kept me / signing books all / night / Russell Edson.” Jargon 37. Review slip from the distributor laid in.
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    EDSON, Russell and Ray Johnson.
    $65.00
    Penland: Jargon Society, 1969. First edition. 4to. [88 pp]. Very good plus in wrappers and very good unprinted orange acetate dust jacket, with several splits. The jacket has shrunk, as in all copies. Edson’s poems with drawings by Ray Johnson. Jargon 37.
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    FELD, Ross.
    $20.00
    NY: Jargon Society, 1972. First trade paperback printing. [50 pp]. Fine in wrappers and near fine integral dust jacket. Cover illustrations by Black Mountain College alumnus Dan Rice. Long statement by Gilbert Sorrentino introducing these poems printed on the front flap. Jargon 71.
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    HOUSTON, Payton.
    $20.00
    Winston-Salem: Jargon Socity 1990. First edition. 65 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. A set of three poems, with drawings by James McGarrell. Jargon 106.
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    HOUSTON, Peyton.
    $45.00
    Penland: Jargon Society, 1969. First edition. 85 pp. Fine in wrappers and fine dust jacket with glassine. Cover and title page drawings by Bob Nash. Poems. Jargon 52.
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    HOUSTON, Peyton.
    $20.00
    Winston-Salem: Jargon Society, 1990. First edition. 65 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Three long poems, with an afternote by Houston. Jargon 106.
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    JOHNSON, Ronald.
    $35.00
    Highlands: Jargon Society, 1976. First edition. [32 pp]. Fine in illustrated wrappers. One of 1000 copies, printed in two colors. Cover photo by Ralph Eugene Meatyard. Jargon 84.
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    LAYTON, Irving.
    $25.00
    Highlands: Jargon Society (1958). First edition. 54 pp. Small sticker on the front panel, else very good plus in illustrated wrappers. Cover is a reproduction of a contact print by Frederick Sommer. The third Jargon book by Layton, and an early publication--as well as being one of the few published outside of Canada. Jargon 28.
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    LAYTON, Irving.
    $45.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams, 1959. First US edition. 210 pp. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Four page foreword by Layton. “This volume contains all the poems I wrote between 1942 and 1958 that I wish to preserve.” Jargon 35. “Pub Date: Dec 15, 1959” penned inside the front cover in the Jonathan Williams’ hand.
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    LAYTON, Irving.
    $150.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams, 1957. Second edition. 139 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. This second edition includes thirty additional poems. SIGNED by front free endpaper.
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    LAYTON, Irving.
    $150.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams, 1956. First edition. 106 pp. Very near fine in wrappers and like dust jacket. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. One of 500 copies. SIGNED by Layton on the front free endpaper. Jargon 18.
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    LAYTON, Irving.
    $20.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams, 1957. Second edition. 139 pp. Near fine in illustrated wrappers with some rubbing to unprinted rear cover. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. This second edition includes thirty additional poems.
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    METCALF, Paul.
    $45.00
    Highlands: Jargon Society, 1965. First edition. 190 pp w/bibliography. Fine in very near fine dust jacket with some light rubbing along spine. Jargon 43.
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    MEYER, Thomas.
    $85.00
    Winston-Salem: Jargon Society, 1999. First trade edition. 4to. 257 pp. Fine in plain wrappers and fine illustrated dust jacket. Frontispiece photograph by Mark Steinmetz. One of 900 copies. SIGNED Meyer and the publisher, Jonathan Williams, who was Meyer's longtime companion and the first of the book's dedicatees, on the title page. Additionally INSCRIBED by Meyer, “For Burton Weiss from TM on the 14th of February 2000.” Jargon 102.
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    MEYER, Thomas.
    $75.00
    Winston-Salem: Jargon Society, 1999. First trade edition. 4to. 257 pp. Fine in plain wrappers and fine illustrated dust jacket. Frontispiece photograph by Mark Steinmetz. One of 900 copies. SIGNED Meyer and Jonathan Williams (his publisher and partner), who is also the first of the book's dedicatees. Jargon 102.
  • MEYER, Thomas.
    $35.00
    [Highlands: Jargon Society, 1979]. First edition. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card, printed in two colors. Fine. Very good plus printed envelope that is lightly soiled. SIGNED by Meyer. Jargon 51.
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    MEYER, Thomas.
    $75.00
    (np): Jargon Society (1971). First edition. [184 pp]. Fine in fine dust jacket. Frontis drawing by John Furnival. Poems. Jargon 88.
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    MILLER, Henry.
    $50.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams (nd). First edition. [86 pp]. Some rubbing to front cover, else near fine in illustrated wrappers. Shifreen & Jackson A110. Jargon 22.
  • OLSON, Charles.
    $500.00
    Stuttgart: Jonathan Williams, 1953. First edition. 4to. 46 pp. Patch of spotting to the upper corner of the front panel, light toning to spine; in all, near fine in stiff wrappers with integral printed dust jacket. Light pencil signature of Mary Shere on the front free endpaper. Creeley’s statement on the Maximus Poems laid in, as issued. One of 300 copies. Jargon 7. Butterick & Glover A8.
  • OLSON, Charles.
    $500.00
    Stuttgart: Jonathan Williams, 1956. First edition. 4to. 51 pp. Small bump to crown, else very near fine in stiff wrappers with integral printed dust jacket. Front cover calligraphy by Williams. One of 350 copies. Jargon 9. Butterick & Glover A11.
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    OLSON, Charles.
    $350.00
    NY: Jargon/Corinth, 1960. First edition, numbered issue. 160 pp. Surface skinning to exposed cloth portions, else very good plus in full cloth with pasted-on cover and spine labels with a small abrasion to front panel, and some soiling to top edge. One of 75 numbered copies. Jargon 24.
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    OPPENHEIMER, Joel.
    $150.00
    [Highlands]: Jonathan Williams 1956. First edition. [36 pp]. Near fine in wrappers with wrap-around cover label (lightly soiled, split at fold). Frontispiece drawing by Joe Fiore. One of 200 copies. INSCRIBED by Oppenheimer on the title page, “For Phyllis / with best regards / Joel Oppenheimer / 6/13/84 / Henniker.” Original prospectus accompanies. Jargon 16. Butterick A3.
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    PATCHEN, Kenneth.
    $2,000.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams (1958). First edition, limited and signed special “Gold and Gray” issue. [50 pp]. Near fine in paper-covered boards. No dust jacket, as issued. One of 42 numbered copies SIGNED by Patchen with an original painted poemscape pasted-down to the rear cover and the verso of the the last leaf. Morgan A28b. Jargon 11.
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    SORRENTINO, Gilbert.
    $25.00
    Highlands: Jonathan Williams (1960). First edition. [48 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers in fine dust jacket. Collage and frontispiece drawing by Fielding Dawson with a “directive” by Joel Oppenheimer. Sorrentino's first book, a collection of poems. Jargon 40.