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With an Introduction by Charles Hanson Towne. New York:Columbia University Press. 1939. 1st edition. xix+93pp. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly shelfworn and soiled with soiling to page edges. Internally, the remains of something (Bookplate?) are stuck to the inside front board with offset to the adjacent page, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy. **Collection of poetry, including the first published appearence of Thomas Merton. Poems included are Fable for a War, Aubade:Bermuda, Litany, Bureaucrats:Diggers, These Years a Winter and Christmas as to People. (Pgs 60-66).
(New York):HarperCollins Publishers. (1994). 118pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author on the 1st fep. Aside from some brown spots to top page edges, a very good, clean copy with a very good + dust jacket.
New York:New Directions/The Stone Wall Press. (1968). 40pp + (1) colophon. Number 61 of a signed, limited edition of 310 copies (200 for New Directions Press, 100 for Faber and Faber, and 10 for Stone Wall Press). Errata slip laid in. With slipcase. The book is in very good condition, but with light suning to spine strip with a nick to the bottom edge of the paper label, and light foxing scattered throughout. Slipcase is very good but with light soiling and sun-fading around edges.
Liverpool:D. Marples and Co., Limited. 1889. 103pp. Hardcover. Signed/Inscribed by the author on page between half title and title page, with an albumen photo of author pasted to verso of half title. With 3 additional pages of handwritten decorated poems bound in. One to the front and two in the rear. In very good condition. Grey decorated boards are lightly soiled with shelf-wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, previous owners bookplate to inside front board and light foxing scattered throughout. Binding is tight but hinges have started. *Author was late pastor of Unitarian Church in Barnstable, MA.
Santa Rosa:Black Sparrow Press. 1988. 343pp. Hardcover with acetate dust wrapper. A limited edition of 400 copies, 200 of which are numbered (#38) and signed by the author on the colophon page. The book has some very light staining to page edges from dust residue, otherwise the book and jacket are in very good, clean condition.
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1928. 2nd printing, June 1928. 274pp. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly shelf-worn with wear to all edges. Internally, end pages are age toned, but otherwise pages are clean and bright. A very good copy.
Santa Barbara:Black Sparrow Press. 1976. 145pp. Limited edition of 200 copies, signed and numbered (#94) on colophon page. In very good condition. Light soiling and shelf-wear to edges of boards. Page edges slight age-toned. Acetate jacket lightly rubbed and shelf-worn. Overall, a very good copy with a very good jacket
Los Angeles, CA:Black Sparrow Press. 1969. 62pp. No. 81 of 250 copies, signed and numbered by the author on the colophon page. With acetate jacket. Book in very good, clean condition save for light soiling to top page edges. The acetate jacket is lightly shelf-worn with several scratches, otherwise in very good condition.
Los Angeles, CA:Black Sparrow Press. 1968. 52pp. No. 45/100 copies, numbered and signed on the Colophon page by the Author. Hardcover. Orange boards lightly soiled with additional light soiling to top of page edges from dust residue. Otherwise, a very good, clean copy.
Self-Published. (1933). 1st edition. 41pp. Hardcover with glasine wrapper. A very good, clean copy. Dust jacket in near very good condition, lightly soiled, with wear and chipping/tears to edges.
Santa Rosa:Black Sparrow Press. 1993. 179pp. One of 125 copies, numbered (#110) on the colophon page and signed by the author. Both the book and the acetate jacket are in near fine condition. *Archaeology of Movies and Books, Volume 2.
Los Angeles:Black Sparrow Press. 1969. 186pp. Number 189 out of 250 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the colophon page. Aside from light soiling to top edges and sun-fading to the spine strip, a very good, clean copy with a very good acetate jacket.
New York:The Viking Press. 1956. 32pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition with no previous owners marks or signatures. The price clipped dust jacket is slightly age-toned with light soiling but still in very good condition.
Los Angeles:Black Sparrow Press. 1970. 77pp. Number 98/175 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the colophon page. Acetate jacket has a tear on the rear bottom edge, extending up about 1.5 inch, but otherwise, a very good, clean copy.
New York:Dodd Mead and Company. 1899. 227pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. Externally, green decorated boards are lightly rubbed and soiled with black dots on the upper right edge of the front board, as well as some very light mottling on the bottom edge of front board. Internally, aside from a previous owners signature to the first free end-page with a date to upper left edge and letter to upper right, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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