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Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Lecturing at Naropa Institute

By: Allen Ginsberg, Denver Post, Fred Nelson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Denver, Denver Post: 1983

Seller ID: 1028


[Ginsberg, Allen] Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Lecturing at Naropa Institute. Denver: The Denver Post, 1983. Original press photo, 221mm by 315mm. Near fine with press number in red in the right margin and a faint code number in the top margin. Date stamps (Nov. 29 and Dec. 4, 1983), pencil notes, and typed caption on verso: “Allen Ginsberg lecturing at the Naropa Institute.” A stunning profile of Ginsberg by Denver Post photographer Fred Nelson. Both the ... View more info

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[Ginsberg, Allen] Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Goucher College, 1969

By: Allen Ginsberg, Goucher College, Baltimore Sun

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Baltimore Sun, Goucher College: 1969

Seller ID: 1027


[Ginsberg, Allen] Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Goucher College. Baltimore, Maryland: Baltimore Sun/Goucher College, November 2, 1969. Press photo from Goucher College for the Baltimore Sun, 253mm by 215mm. Very good with a pen note and a couple of drip marks on the right half of the image. The background (gray area) is heavily touched up. Pen notes, stamps and a label on verso. A wonderful image of a smiling Ginsberg. The caption, taped to the back, reads: ... View more info

Au Lit Holy or Transgressions of the Maghreb

By: Anne Waldman (Author ), Eleni Sikelianos (Author ), Laird Hunt (Author )

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Erie, Colorado, Smokeproof Press: 1998

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 46


Erie, Colorado: Smokeproof Press, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED by Anne Waldman on title page. Fine condition, first edition staple-bound softcover. No names, no writing, NOT ex-library. First Edition. View more info

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The Sumac Reader

By: Bednarik, Joseph, editor; Dan Gerber and Jim Harrison, intros.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MSU Press: 1997

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1248


Bednarik, Joseph, editor; Dan Gerber and Jim Harrison, intros. The Sumac Reader. East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University Press, 1997, first printing, limited edition of twenty-six copies lettered A – Z, this being V, and signed on the half-title by Harrison, Gerber and Bednarik. Fine, unread copy. Hardcover, no jacket as issued, green paper over brown faux leather spine with gilt spine titles and gilt Sumac Press owl logo on front cover, 14.4 by 22.2 cm, ... View more info

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Black Zodiac: Poems - SIGNED

By: Charles WRIGHT

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux (t): 1997

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1185


Wright, Charles. Black Zodiac: Poems. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 14.5cm by 21.5cm, 85 pp. Black paper over grey paper spine with black spine titles. Near fine, unread hardcover with only minor rubbing at the tail of the spine in a near fine jacket. Signed by poet on the title page (no inscription). Wright was named U.S. Poet Laureate in June 2014 and he won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Black Z... View more info

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Press Photo of Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti

By: Chicago Sun-Times

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times: 1986

Edition: original

Seller ID: 1184


Press Photo of Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Chicago: Chicago Sun-Times, 3 April 1986. Press photo, 20.2cm by 25.3cm. Near fine with a couple of small scuff marks on the image and agency stamps and a caption taped on verso: “Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet of the beat generation, in town for a rare reading.” Photo by Amanda Alcock. View more info

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Bath Water Wine - Signed

By: Coleman, Wanda

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA, Black Sparrow Press: 1999

Edition: second printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2208


Hardcover, illustrated paper over black cloth spine with paper spine label, 16 by 23.5 cm, 288 pp. plus author portrait and bio. Signed by Coleman on a blank leaf facing the copyright page. Near fine but for some very light rubbing on the bottom edges and a tiny remainder dot on the bottom edge of the textblock. The tenth collection of poetry from “the L.A. Blueswoman.” No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wr... View more info

Seasonal Fires: New and Selected Poems - Signed

By: De Kok, Ingrid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Seven Stories Press: 2006

Edition: First American edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1451


De Kok, Ingrid. Seasonal Fires: New and Selected Poems. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2006, first U.S. printing. Softcover, 14 by 20.8 cm, 186 pp. Very food with light wear to the covers and a light lower corner crease on the front cover. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: “To Meredith / Ingrid De Kok.” No other writing, highlighting, names, or markings. The author’s first book published outside of South Africa. We ship our books in box... View more info

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A Last Bridge Home: New and Selected Poems - Signed

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1992

Edition: first softcover edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2150


Wraps, 14 by 21.3 cm, 162 pp. Inscribed and signed by Gerber on the half-title page: “For Jim McNeil, with my best wishes, Dan Gerber / August 19, 1992,” and signed and dated by Gerber on the title page. Very good with only faint edge wear and light foxing to the top edge of the textblock. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fi... View more info

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The Waiting

By: Gerber, Daniel [Dan], Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company: 1966

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2064


Burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 14 by 20.3 cm, 32 pp. Very good with light cover wear, foxing to the rear endpapers, and a very faint coffee ring on the cover (not on the jacket, just on the book); the jacket is good with light edge wear, a few small edge tears, and some areas of foxing. Inscribed by Gerber to Ray and Phyllis Jansma (Ray Jansma was an architect in Fremont, Michigan, and they were family friends), dated 1966. No other writing, highl... View more info

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Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – 1969 Chicago 7 Trial

By: Ginsberg, Allen; Associated Press; Chicago Tribune

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, AP/Chicago Tribune: 1969

Seller ID: 1026


[Ginsberg, Allen] Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Chicago 7. Chicago: Associated Press via Chicago Tribune, December 12, 1969. Wirephoto, 257mm by 182mm. Good with light crazing and a crease to the upper right corner. Date stamps, pencil notes and scribbling, and a strip of masking tape on verso. For an article related to the Chicago 7 (and 8) trial, the caption reads: “RAISES FUNDS FOR CONSPIRACY DEFENDENTS [sic] -- Bearded poet Allen Ginsberg appears at an ar... View more info

Caged Angels - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Pilot Press: 1972

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1010


Grand Rapids: Pilot Press, 1972. First printing. Very Good +. Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Caged Angels. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Pilot Press, 1972, printed in an edition of 1000. Wraps, 132mm by 210mm, 64pp. Light rubbing to the covers and the bookplate of poet Irene Kane Latta on the half-title page. Signed by Greinke on the title page. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to... View more info

Canary Wine - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Metamorphosis: 1970

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1011


Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Canary Wine. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Metamorphosis Productions, 1970, printed in an edition of 500. Staple-bound, card wraps, 139mm by 216mm, 24 pp. Near fine with a light upper corner crease on the front cover. Signed by Greinke on the title page. The author’s second chapbook. (eph) First Edition. View more info

Earth Songs - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Self-Published: 1970

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1012


Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Earth Songs. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Self-published, 1970, printed in an edition of 500. Staple-bound, card wraps, 132mm by 215mm, 33 pp. Near fine. Signed by Greinke on the title page. This scarce chapbook was Greinke’s first publication. WorldCat shows only two holdings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminati... View more info

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Iron Rose - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Pilot Press Books: 1972

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1013


Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Iron Rose. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Pilot Press Books, 1973, printed in an edition of 1000. Hardcover with dust jacket, 150mm by 225mm, 47 [1] pp. Light edge wear and foxing to jacket, faint spotting on the hardcover. Signed by Greinke on the title page. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offeri... View more info

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Sand & Other Poems - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Metamorphosis: 1971

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1014


Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Sand & Other Poems. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Metamorphosis Press Books, 1971, printed in an edition of 1000. Hardcover with dust jacket, 140mm by 216mm, 60 pp. Hardcover is near fine with one turned page corner, jacket has light rubbing and a tiny nick on the top edge of the front jacket flap. Signed by Greinke on the title page. Following two chapbooks, this is the author’s first book proper which launched the author on a lifetime career t... View more info

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Sand & Other Poems - Signed

By: Greinke, Lawrence Eric

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Metamorphosis: 1971

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1015


Greinke, Lawrence Eric. Sand & Other Poems. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Metamorphosis Press Books, 1971, printed in an edition of 1000. Hardcover with dust jacket, 140mm by 216mm, 60 pp. Hardcover is near fine, jacket has yellowing on the spine and around the edges and chipping at the head of the spine panel. Signed by Greinke on the title page. Following two chapbooks, this is the author’s first book proper which launched the author on a lifetime career that earned ... View more info

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Poems by Thomas Hood - With Fore-Edge Paining of an Amputation by Martin Frost, foredge

By: Hood, Thomas.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co.: 1860

Edition: 12th

Seller ID: 1245


Hood, Thomas. Poems by Thomas Hood. London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1860, 12th edition. Textured burnt orange leather with slightly dulled gilt spine titles, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, 10.5 cm by 16.8 cm, x [1] 388 pp. Features a 2005 fore-edge painting by Martin Frost of an amputation, titled “Early Surgery” in the style of Thomas Rowlandson. Light wear at corners and hinges and one signature is minutely off-set (does not affect fore-edge painting). Remnants of... View more info

Image for Counting the Losses; Dancing the Fault; In the Presence of Mothers; Killing the Bear; Letters to My Daughters; Lake Songs and Other Fears; The Mad Painter Poems; Walking with the Bear; Woman Poet Volume Three: The Midwest; Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes; Currents, Winter 1973; Poetry, March 1974. Poetry, November 1974; Red Cedar Review, May 1975 – ALL SIGNED

Counting the Losses; Dancing the Fault; In the Presence of Mothers; Killing the Bear; Letters to My Daughters; Lake Songs and Other Fears; The Mad Painter Poems; Walking with the Bear; Woman Poet Volume Three: The Midwest; Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes; Currents, Winter 1973; Poetry, March 1974. Poetry, November 1974; Red Cedar Review, May 1975 – ALL SIGNED

By: Judith Minty

Price: $365.00

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1009


A Collection of Works by Judith Minty, All Signed. This collection includes signed first editions of eight of Judith Minty’s books, and six other publications in which she was featured. Born in Detroit, Minty earned degrees from Ithaca College and Western Michigan University, and has maintained a Michigan home for most of her life, living on the shores of Lake Michigan and on the Yellow Dog River in the Upper Peninsula. Her first book of poetry won the United States... View more info

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A Journal of the Way: Poems

By: Katrak, K.D. [Kersy]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969

Seller ID: 2334


Red and green cloth over thin boards, “Flexiback edition,” dust jacket, 14 by 21.7 cm, 40 pp. plus 8 pages of publisher ads, small binder’s ticket on the rear pastedown: “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Near fine book in very good jacket with light edge wear. From Katrak’s current publisher: “Kersy Katrak was born in Bombay in 1936, was ordained a Parsi priest at 12, and began writing poetry at 16. Ment... View more info