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Image for Press Photo of Allen Ginsberg – Lecturing at Naropa Institute

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

Collected Poems 1919 - 1976

By: Allen Tate

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1977

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 316


New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1977. First printing. Very Good +/very good +. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1977. First printing. Very Good +/very good +. Tate, Allen. Collected Poems 1919 -1976. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1977, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/4 by 9 1/4-inches, x, 217 pp. Orange cloth with bright gilt and grey spine titles. A beautiful copy, the hardcover shows only faint signs of shelf wear and the jacket has only a c... 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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The Dancer and the Ring: Poems

By: Bhaskaran, M.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1968

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 2602


Off-white paper over orange cloth spine, dust jacket, 14.4 by 22.3 cm, [16] pp. Hardcover is uniformly stainted from low quality binding glue, but the interior is clean and unmarked; jacket is good with light edge wear, chips, and yellowing on the spine. The Avyakta Upanishad is a Sanskrit text and a minor Upanishad of Hinduism. It is one of 16 Upanishads attached to the Samaveda, and classified under the 17 Vaishnava Upanishad. The Writers Workshop is a Calcutta-bas... View more info

In America

By: Bockris, Victor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Telegraph Books: 1972

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 507


Wraps, card covers with a photograph of Bockris by Aram Saroyan, 4 3/4 by 7 1/4-inches, 26 pp. plus page listing Telegraphs publications. Only faint signs of shelf wear to what appears to be an unread copy. Pages 9/10 and 19/20 are duplicated, but no leaves are missing. One of the ten publications from telegraph, the press of Saroyan, Bockris, and Andrew Wylie. Their compact look and consistent cover design was reminiscent of City Light’s Pocket Poet series—and t... View more info

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X-Ray Magazine No. 10, 2004 - Charles Bukowski, Thurston Moore, Billy Childish, Jamie Crespo, Etc.

By: Brewton, Johnny, ed

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, X-Ray Book Co.: 2004

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 380


San Francisco: X-Ray Book Co., 2004. First, Limited Edition. As New. San Francisco: X-Ray Book Co., 2004. First, Limited Edition. As New. Brewton, Johnny, ed. X-Ray Magazine No. 10, 2004. San Francisco: X-Ray Book Co., 2004, limited edition of 126, this being number 52 of 100 numbered copies. Letterpress booklet and over twenty letter letterpress mini-broadsides, photographs and found objects housed in a cardboards box with letterpress card label on the lid by J... 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

Ballistics: Poems - Advance Uncorrected Proof

By: Collins, Billy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Publishing Group: 2008

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 415


Advance Uncorrected Proof. Softcover, 5 1/2 by 8 1/4-inches, xi, 102 pp. with publication info on first pages and mail-in comment card on last page. Glossy wraps with Random House logo repeated on covers with titles and publication info. A tiny nick on the bottom edge of the front cover and a very light lower corner crease on the back cover and second half of the textblock. A scarce proof copy of Ballistics, which includes “Pornography,” “Carpe Diem,” “The ... View more info

Thee: A Poem by Conrad Aiken

By: Conrad Aiken; Illustrated by Leonard Baskin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1967

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 317


Illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/8 by 10-inches, unpaginated (20 pp.). Light teal paper over boards with black spine and cover titles. Light rubbing to the corners of the boards and head and tail of the spine. The jacket is price-clipped and has overall light rubbing and edge wear and a few small closed edge tears, especially to the top edge of the front panel. SIGNED twice (once in pencil, once in ink) on the ffep by the illustrator. N... View more info

Songs of Cy Warman - "Poet of the Rockies

By: Cy Warman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Rand Avery Co.: 1911

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 560


Berkeley: Rand Avery Co., 1911. Second edition. Very Good +. Berkeley: Rand Avery Co., 1911. Second edition. Very Good +. Warman, Cy. Songs of Cy Warman. Boston: Rand Avery Co., 1911, second edition. Hardcover, 5 1/4 by 7 1/2-inches, 177 pp. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles and gilt and red cover decoration. Light rubbing to the corners and head and tail of the spine. The interior is clean with faint yellowing of the pages. No writing, highlightin... 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

Drunkard's Dream, In the Air, Perfume, Changes - Complete Original Set of I Did This For You/A Power Mad Book Mimeo Poetry Series

By: Gary Lenhart, Gregory Masters, Michael Scholnick, Jeff Wright

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, I Did This For You/A Power Mad Book: 1978-1979

Edition: First, Limited Editions

Seller ID: 506


New York: I Did This For You/A Power Mad Book, 1978-1979. First, Limited Editions. Very Good +. New York: I Did This For You/A Power Mad Book, 1978-1979. First, Limited Editions. Very Good +. A complete set of four poetry booklets published by the mimeo press Remember I Did This For You/A Power Mad Book of Steve Levine and Barbara Barg. While the press, operated out of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church In-The-Bowery, only ran during 1978 and ’79, it help... 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