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RELATION. Poems 1965-1966
Los Angeles:Black Sparrow Press. 1970. 78pp. Illustrated.  Number 74 out of 175 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the colophon page. Aside from very light soiling to the top edge of boards and a small chip to the acetate jacket at the top of the spine, a very good, clean copy. 
$35.00
ROPE OT YMA. Comedy In Four Acts In Verse
(London):Oxford at the Clarendon Press. (1963). xxvii + 202pp. Introduction and notes in English, text in Russian. Hardcover.  Blue boards lightly shelfworn but otherwise a very good, clean copy, inside and out. 
$20.00
SELECTED POEMS 1966-1987
New York:Farrar Straus Giroux. 1990. Signed, Limited edition of 200 copies. In slipcase and still in publishers shrinkwrap, although shrinkwrap is open along spine but not enough to get the book out. In fine condition. 
$400.00
SEPTUAGENARIAN STEW. Stories and Poems
Santa Rosa:Black Sparrow Press. 1990. 375pp. Number 428 of 500 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the colophon page. A very good, clean copy with a very good acetate jacket. 
$450.00
SONGS FROM THE GHETTO
With Prose translation, Glossary, and an Introduction by Leo Wiener. Boston:Small, Maynard and Company. 1900. New and Enlarged edition. 155pp. Decorated covers are lightly shelf-worn, soiled and faded. Pages are clean and bright save for an inscription penned to the half title and a bit of dust residue to the page edges. Bi-lingual in Yiddish and English.  A very good copy.
$45.00
SONGS OF THE SIERRAS
Boston:Roberts Brothers. 1871. 1st edition, 1st state of binding, with Initials RB at base of spine and 1st ad is Thoughts About Art. teg. Green boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn. Gilt on spine and front cover still bright. Spine edges are gently worn with a small tear starting at the bottom edge.  Edge points gently worn. Internally, a penciled previous owners name is on the 2nd free end-page and there is a very small stationary store sticker on the inside front board but otherwise, aside from a spot of foxing scattered throughout, this is a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges still intact.
$65.00
SPRING THUNDER AND OTHER POEMS
New York:Thomas Seltzer. 1924. 69pp. Illustrated with woodcut b Charles Locke on title page. 1st edition. Hardcover. Grey boards lightly soiled with some edgewear and chipping to spine ends. Internally, age-toning to end-pages with a previous owners name inked to top of 1st free end-page. Otherwise pages clean. Top of page edges soiled from dust residue. *Author's first book of Poetry, later winning the Pullitzer Prize for Poetry for Collected Poems in 1940.
$40.00
THE ANIMALS IN THAT COUNTRY
Boston:Little Brown and Company. (1968). 69pp. Stated 1st american edition. Signed on title page by author.  The book is in very good clean condition inside and out, save for some dust residue to the page edges and two marks to the first free endpage. The paper is smooth but discolored as if something had been attached.  The unclipped dust jacket is in very good condition as well, now enclosed in brodart.
$125.00
THE BASHFUL EARTHQUAKE AND OTHER FABLES AND VERSES
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1898. 126pp. 1st edition. Illustrated by the author.  Decorative boards soiled, with shelfware to edges and spine. Edge points still sharp. Page edges lightly soiled from dust residue with teg.   Internally, previous owners penned signature on first fep, otherwise a very good, clean copy. 
$35.00
THE ENGENDERING FLOOD. Book One of Dust Shall Be The Serpent's Food. (Cantos I-IV)
Santa Rosa:Black Sparrow Press. 1990. 69pp. One of 150 copies, numbered (79) on the colophon page and signed by the author on the page following title page. In very good, clean condition with just the slightest bit of soiling to top page edges.  Both book and acetate jacket are in very good, clean condition.
$45.00
THE EVE OF ST. AGNES (The Choice Series)
New York:Cassell, Petter and Galpin. No date, ca:1880. 33pp. Illustrated by Edward H. Wehnert. Hardcover.  Mauve boards with beveled edges, decorated in black and gilt are lightly rubbed and soiled, with wear to all edges and spine ends.  All page edges gilt. Internally, a gift inscription is inked to the first free end-page, dated 1879 with some minor ink stains to the rear inside board,  but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. No foxing found and tissue guards still in place. 
$50.00
THE HILL OF VISION
Dublin: Maunsel and Company, Ltd. 1912. viii +131pp.+ 4pp ads. First edition. Beige quarter cloth, browning to spine. Gilt titling clean/bright. Moderate wear to boards, edge points bumped. Top edge gilt. Front endpaper has penned owner name and tipped in photo of author. Interior o/w very clean. A very nice copy.                                    
$15.00
THE HIRELING AND THE SLAVE, CHICORA, AND OTHER POEMS
Charleston, SC:McCarter and Co., Publishers. 1856. 2nd edition. 169pp. Brown embossed boards in very good condition. The gilt on the spine is quite faded. One lower edge-point is gently bumped. The binding is tight and the hinges still intact.  Internally, save for an old damp stain on bottom 2 inches, (most noticable on the yellow end-pages), and a small amount of foxing scattered throughout, a  very good, clean, bright copy. *Written in defence of slavery.
$95.00
THE JUNK-MAN AND OTHER POEMS
Garden City, NY:Doubleday, Page and Company.  1921. 243pp. Hardcover.  Signed and inscribed by Le Gallienne on half title page. Boards lightly shelf-worn and soiled with light wear to edges.  Page edges soiled.  Internally, end-pages are age-toned with light foxing to first and last pages, otherwise, a very good, solid copy.
$85.00
THE LEAVES
Los Angeles:Black Sparrow Press. 1973. 27pp. One of 26 lettered copies, signed and lettered (X) on the colophon page and hand bound in boards by Earle Gray.  Yellow boards lightly soiled at edges, otherwise in very good clean condition.  Acetate jacket, slightly rubbed, is also in very good condition.
$45.00