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  • ABBOTT, Kathleen.
    London: Enitharmon Press, 1970. First edition. 20 pp. Fine in full green cloth with gilt stamping to spine. One of 50 numbered copies “for the use of the author, the publisher, and the Revd. Hugh Sargent” SIGNED by Abbott. Halliwell 15a.
    London: Ian McKelvie, 1972. First edition. 29 pp. Fine in sewn wrappers and fine illustrated dust jacket. Francis King introduces this collection of five poems. Tipped-on frontis portrait of Ackerley by Don Bachardy. One of 350 numbered copies.
  • ADAM, Helen and William McNeil.
    [San Francisco]: Oannes [1963]. First edition. 12 x 5 inch flyer. Fine. Unfolded advertisement for the first, and it turns out only, screening of this film by Adam and McNeill at Robin Blaser’s Peacock Gallery. Illustrated with four stills, two on each side. A rare bit of ephemera from this experimental space, that existed for all of a month.
  • ADAMS, Richard.
    NY & London: Viking (1985). First edition. 158 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrated by John Lawrence. SIGNED by Adams and Lawrence on the title page. Day-to-day observations at home (Isle of Man) and abroad (Denmark, Australia) over the course of a year.
  • ADCOCK, Fleur.
    (np): (np) 2005. First edition. [12 pp]. Fine in sewn wrappers and fine dust jacket with printed cover label. Three poems and two tipped-on photographs. One of 50 copies printed letterpress on Fabriano Umbria paper for private circulation. Uncommon, OCLC does not locate a copy.
  • AIKEN, Conrad
    Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1916. First edition. 127 pp. Very near fine in like dust jacket with just a bit of wear to the foot and crown of spine. Cover art by Dorothy Pulis Lathrop. Dated (1934) and INSCRIBED by Aiken on the front free endpaper. A novel of adventure... in verse! From the collection of John Martin (Black Sparrow Press) with his ownership ticket.
  • AKUTAGAWA, Ryunosuke.
    NY: Mushinsha/Grossman (1970). First US edition. 131 pp. Two leaves corner-creased (production flaw) else very near fine in like dust jacket. Near fine publisher’s cardstock slipcase (one small stain). Translated from the original Japanese by Will Petersen. Illustrated color reproductions of twelve etchings by Tanaka Ryoheim, that are tipped-on.
  • ALBRECHT, Eric K.
    Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1965. First edition. [12 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Cover by Dave Williams. Polluted Lake Series 3.
  • ALEXANDER, James.
    San Francisco: White Rabbit-Open Space (1966). First edition. [20 pp]. Faint fade along spine, else fine in stapled wrappers. Drawings by Paul Alexander. One of 750 copies. Johnston A35.
  • ALLEN, Paula Gunn.
    Berkeley: Thorp Springs Press (1974). First edition. [40 pp]. Fine in stapled wrappers. Allen’s first book, a collection of poems.
  • ALLENDE, Isabel.
    Berkeley & Menlo Park: Cody’s & Kepler’s Books, 1991. First edition. 14 x 8 1/2 inch illustrated broadside, printed in two colors. Very near fine. An excerpt from THE STORIES OF EVA LUNA, translated from the original Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Though not called for, SIGNED by Allende.
  • ALTSHULER, Bruce.
    NY: Abrams (1994). First edition. Small 4to. 288 pp w/bibliography & index. Fine in very near fine dust jacket with sunning to the small bit of red printed on the spine. The phenom of the “Avant-Garde” traced through a sequence of exhibitions.
  • AMMONS, A.R.
    NY: Norton (1971). First edition. 105 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Winner of the National Book Award for poetry.
  • ANDERSON, David.
    NY: Siamese Banana Press (1970). First edition. [76 pp]. Very good plus in side-stapled wrappers. A long prose work, entirely reproduced from holograph.
  • ANDERSON, Forrest.
    San Francisco: Gilbert and DeLue (1958). First edition. 47 pp. Small scuff to unprinted rear cover, else fine in stapled and taped wrappers. A single prose poem by this long-time San Franciscan. One of 500 copies. Young 70.
  • ANDERSON, Patrick.
    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1953. First edition. 93 pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a short tear and wrinkle to the bottom of the rear flap fold. Fourth collection by this Canadian poet. Indian File: 6. Young 77.
  • ANDREWS, Bruce.
    Madison: Xexoxial Editions, 1987. First edition. 4to. [46 pp]. Very good plus in printed wrappers with wear to outside upper and lower corners. Cover art by Bruce Pavlow. Briefly INSCRIBED by Andrews on the title page, “For David - / - Bruce.” Reprinted in 2008, this first edition is uncommon.
  • ANGIOLIERI, Cecco.
    Iowa: Windhover Press, 1987. First edition. Oblong 16mo. [52 pp]. Fine in paper-covered boards with printed cover label. One of 250 copies. Original title page calligraphy in each copy by Glen Epstein. Poems translated from the original Italian by Felix Stefanile. Berger 89.
  • ANKER, Steve with Kathy Geritz and Steve Seid.
    Berkeley: University of California (2010). First trade paperback printing. 4to. 351 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. A well-illustrated and comprehensive treatment.
  • ANTONINUS, Brother writing as “Virginia Spanner.”
    [Kentfield: Brother Antoninus, 1969]. First edition. 4to. 7 pp. Bump to lower left corner, else fine in printed red wrappers, stapled upper left, as issued. Biographical material distributed in advance of readings by Antoninus. Cover text provides a handy guide to the pronunciation of Antoninus (rhymes with minus) and Everson (rhymes with weaver’s son).
  • ANTONINUS, Brother.
    [Berkeley]: Oyez, 1968. Uncorrected proof. 273 pp w/list of cited works and index of names. A few light stray marks to front cover, else very near fine in unprinted red wrappers. This copy differs from the three states described on the Oyez checklist in that the red cover paper is unprinted, and the pages are not newsprint.
    Middletown: Wesleyan University Press (2018). First edition. 128 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Promotional flyer laid in.
  • ARMITAGE, Merle.
    Brooklyn: George McKibbin & Son, 1949. First edition. 30 pp. Near fine in full decorated cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated. Armitage indicates the character of pictured books from an exhibition of his work.
  • ARMSTRONG, Martin.
    London: Gollancz, 1929. First edition, numbered & signed issue. 283 pp. Near fine in quarter vellum. One of 150 numbered copies on handmade paper SIGNED by Armstrong.
    London: Atlas Press (1992). First UK edition. 62 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Translated from the original German by Derk Wynand. One of 149 (of 300) numbered copies. Artmann was a founding member of “The Vienna Group.” The Printed Head Volume II, number 2.
  • ASHBERY, John and James Schuyler.
    NY: Dutton, 1969. Uncorrected proof. 145 pp. Crease to rear panel, else very good plus in comb-bound wrappers with light toning and edgewear to extrems and two creases to front cover. Evidence of review slip along front panel near spine. Larry McMurtry’s copy, with his bookplate inside the front cover.
  • ASHBERY, John.
    NY: [Leandro Katz] (1971). First edition. 4to. [40 pp]. Fine in strip bound wrappers with unprinted clear plastic covers. Plastic pink glove, lettered in purple, laid in. Ashbery’s poem translated into Spanish by Leandro Katz, with a statement on his poetry by Ashbery. Kermani G43.
  • ASHBERY, John.
    NY: Farrar Straus Giroux (1999). First edition. 55 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Ashbery on the title page.
  • ASHBERY, John. et al, eds.
    Lans-en-Vercors, 1961. 294 pp. Very good plus in printed wrappers. LeRoi Jones, Larry Rivers, Robin Blaser, Frank O’Hara, Robert Lax, Joseph Ceravolo, Gerard Malanga, James Merrill, and many more included here.
  • ASHE, Thomas.
    London: Kouros Press (1982). First edition. [4 pp]. Fine in wrappers with pasted-on cover label. Linocut illustration by J. Martin Pitts. One of 100 numbered copies on hand-made paper, printed letterpress in two colors. First separate appearance of this poem, which originally appeared in Ashe’s collection, LATER POEMS 1866-76.
  • AUDEN, W.H.
    London: Faber & Faber (1941). First UK edition. 188 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket with a very shallow chip to crown. Published earlier in the same year in the US as THE DOUBLE MAN. Bloomfield & Mendelsohn A24b.
  • AUGUSTINE, Jane.
    Mt. Horeb: Perishable Press, 1977. First edition. [24 pp]. Fine in sewn wrappers. One of 150 numbered copies on Bodeleian paper SIGNED by Augustine. Five poems. Hamady 81.