Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. First Edition. Quarto. 44pp. Stapled wrappers. Fine. This copy belonged to poet William Jay Smith with his bookplate and has been signed, and or inscribed by: Karl Shapiro, Richard Eberhart, Howard Nemerov, Reed Whitmore, Stephen Spender. James Dickey, William Jay Smith, William Stafford, Josephine Jacobsen...
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This material is from the archives of Voyages editor William Claire. 1. A printed copy of the magazine 2. newspaper clippings 3. 2-page ALS from Bill Claire to Mrs. Paukerplay concerning the forthcoming "Reed Whittemore" issue noting the basic outline of the issue 4. 3 page ALS in black marker on the development...
Toronto: Univ of Toronto, 1980. Periodical. 8vo, pp. 79. VoI.1, No.1. Paper wraps. Presentation and a note laid in by editor. Cover very slightly worn, o/w a nice copy. Six articles including "First Circus in Eastern Canada," plus three reviews.
[Lexington, KY]: Printed for the Gaines Center for the Humanities's 2004 Bale Boone Symposium with Kentucky's Three Yale Younger Poets, 2004. First Edition. Folio, three broadsides in black publisher's folder, with printed paper label. One of 200 sets, signed by the three poets. Includes: "Salt Cave" by Davis McCombs, "Wave"...
Los Angeles: UCLA, 1990. 8vo, pp. 161. Paper wraps. Inscribed by Clare Spark to the poet Paul Metcalf and his wife. Includes an article, "Who's Crazy Now?": An essay dedicated to Christopher Hill, by Clare L. Spark.
Richmond, MA: Mad River Press, (1992). First edition, #15 of 25 copies signed by all the poets and artists. 8vo, Bound in cloth by Samuel Green. Signed by Richard Wilbur, Louise Gluck, Paul Metcalf, etc. a collection of 22 poems by 22 authors. Richard Wilbur, Hilary Russell, Louise Gluck, Clark...
Larkspur, CA: nd. 4to, mimeographed poetry periodical. The first issue with work by Larry Eigner, Bill Berkson, Duncan McNaughton, Tom Clark, et. al. Signed by poet Tom Clark.
University Heights OH: American Weave, 1957. First printing. 8vo, pp. 67. Author's signature on flyleaf. Cover little scuffed at edges, o/w a VG tight copy. Poems. The author was the winner of the 1956 Shelley Memorial Award.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 235. Author's presentation on fly leaf. VG in chipped and soiled dj.
NY: Metromedia, Dec. 1973. 8vo, pages not numbered. Paper wraps. Signed on front by Barbara McNair. NIce.
NY: Columbia Univ Press, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. xii, 335. Index. Author's presentation on title. Wrappers (not listed in cloth). VG. Landmark work in previously neglected area.
Athol MA: Haley's, (2007). First Edition. 8vo, pp. xv, 131. Includes a CD of the author reading her poems. Author's signed presentation on title. Paper wraps. About as new. Abramson was a professor of theater at the University of Massachusetts, and a specialist in the theater of Black America.
Amherst, MA: Okike, 1973. 8vo, pp.98. Printed wraps. Inscribed on the end paper to poet Barbara Howes by poet Ossie O, Enekwe. Covers little woiled, very good.
NY: Wyn, 1948. First American edn. 8vo, pp. 159. Little feded yellow cloth, no dj. Inscribed by Acton to poet and editor Barbara Howes with her bookplate: For Barbara | to beguile the weary | hours, in anticipation | of a happy event. |With warmest wishes | from | Harold...
NY: Harper, (1942). First Edition. 8vo, pp. 245. Author's presentation on flyleaf. Cover little faded and top of spine worn (or chewed), o/w a nice tight copy. Chapters about immigrants, their names, why they changed them (or not).
NY: Putnam's, 1971. First edn. 8vo, pp. 381. Photographs. Inscribed by the author to the poet Paul Metcalf and his wife. VG. A biography in depth of the extraordinary Apache leader.
NY: Knopf, (1988). First Edition. 8vo, pp. 257. Small spot of "schmutch" on the bottom of the leaves, o/w a very good copy without dj. Inscribed by the auhtor to poet William Jay Smith: "For William Jay - | from Alice A - | with affectionate | regards - | October, | 1969"
NY: Putnam's, (1959). First Edition. 8vo. 215, many cartoons. Author's signature on flyleaf. Fine in VG dj (price clipped). The secrets of success in the joke-telling game.
NY: Bernard Geis, (1963). First printing. 8vo, pp. 311. Inscribed by Adams. Illustrated. VG copy. His entertainment tour with his troupe through South Asia for U.S. State Department.
NY: Bobbs-Merrill, (1966). First printing. 8vo, pp. 224. Illustrated. Presentation by Tobias on the flyleaf. A nice copy in little yellowed and chipped dj. The story of theater in the resort areas of New York and New England, and of the stars who got their start there.
NY: Funk & wagnalls, 1954. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 128. A very good copy in torn dj. Selections from her prvious books.
NY: Robert M. McBride, 1925. First Edition. 8vo pp. 50. Little soiled paper over boards, a near fine copy. This is one of just 10 copies on Ingres paper which are not for sale, signed by the author. The author's first book. After graduating from Barnard College (A.B., 1922), Adams...
Philadelphia: Free Library of Philadelphia, 1972. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 12. Author's presentation on flyleaf. Paper wraps. A nice copy.
Santa Barbara CA: Rowny Press, 1947. Second edition. 8vo, pp. x, 284. Frontis portrait. Author's presentation on flyleaf; "In loving fellowship | and | With every good wish | Jean - Adriel | Haverford | June 3rd 1950" Blue cloth stamped in darkened gilt. Cover worn at top of spine...
London: George G. Harrap, (1942). 8vo, pp. 271. Foreword by Osbert Sitwell. 1/100 copies, autographed by Agate and Sitwell. 3/4 blue morocco, spine gilt. Edges of spine slightly scuffed, o/w a nice copy. Fifoot OB27b. Essays, mainly on the theater.