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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


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

SKIRTS AND SLACKS: Poems

By: W. S Di Piero

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf, 2001

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


New York: Knopf, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Di Piero, W.S. Skirts and Slacks: Poems. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2001, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/8 by 8 5/8-inches, x, 66 pp. Speckled salmon paper over black cloth spine with bright silver spine titles. Fine, unread copy in like jacket. SIGNED by Di Piero on the half-title page. Among other honors, Di Piero was awarded the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize; given yearly to poets “whose l... View more info

The Poetics of Islamic Legitimacy: Myth, Gender, and Ceremony in the Classical Arabic Ode

By: Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2002


Very good condition - appears unread - with only faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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The Ballad of the Sad Young Men and Other Verse

By: Landesman, Fran

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sag Harbor, NY, The Permanent Press, 1982

Edition: First American edition


First U.S. edition (first published in the U.K by Polytantric in 1975). Wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 59 pp. Very good with some light creases and uneven yellowing on the front cover. Interior is clean and bright. First Edition. View more info

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The Birth of Tragedy No. 3/May-July 1985

By: Real, V.O., et al., Allen Ginsberg, Henry Rollins, Rene Girard, Lydia Lunch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stanford, CFY Productions, 1985

Edition: First edition


Real, V.O., et al. The Birth of Tragedy No. 3/May-July ’85. Stanford: CFY Productions, Vol. IV, No. 3, 1985. Newsprint tabloid, 285mm by 380mm, 24 pp. Newsprint is yellowed with light wear to the fore edge. A contemplative Allen Ginsberg graces the cover of this issue of BOT, along with a three-page interview. Also included are interviews with Lydia Lunch and philosopher René Girard, essays by Henry Rollins and Eugene Robinson, poetry, etc. (os) First Edition. View more info

The Parchment Boat - Signed

By: Moya Cannon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ireland, Gallery Books, 2001

Inscription: Signed


Cannon, Moya. The Parchment Boat. County Meath, Ireland: The Gallery Press, 2001, second printing. Wraps, 136mm by 213mm, 45 pp. Very good with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: “To Carol, With very best wishes / Moya.” The author’s second book of verse. 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... 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


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 Waiting

By: Gerber, Daniel [Dan], Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company, 1966

Inscription: Signed


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

Variations: A Poem

By: Vander Molen, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Zeitgeist, 1970

Edition: First printing


Vander Molen, Robert. Variations: A Poem. East Lansing, Michigan: Zeitgeist, Inc., 1970, first printing. Staple-bound, card wraps, 104mm by 173mm, [5] 57 pp. plus two pages of ads. Very good with light wear and yellowing to the wraps and the fore edge was cut on a slight angle. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author in 1991 on the first page to poet Judith (Judy) Minty. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOB... View more info

Watermelons - Signed

By: Loewinsohn, Ron; Allen Ginsberg, introduction; William Carlos Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Totem Press, 1959

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed


Loewinsohn, Ron; Allen Ginsberg, introduction. Watermelons. New York: Totem Press, 1959, limited edition of 1000 copies. Staple-bound, card wraps, 140mm by 214mm, 29 [1] pp. plus errata slip. Light rubbing to the wraps. Signed and dated (2 May, 1970) by Loewinsohn on the title page. Includes a preface by way of a letter from William Carlos Williams. This book of poetry was one of the original seven volumes produced by LeRoi Jones’ press. An early, strong collec... View more info

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Where to, Tarapada-babu? Poems

By: Roy, Tarapada; Shyamasree Devi and P. Lal, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop, 1974


Purple and patterned cloth with gilt spine titles, belly band, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, 51 pp. plus colophon and 8 pages of publisher adverts. Very good with light rubbing to the lower corner on the rear board; the belly band has sun fading on the edges and spine panel. Roy (1936-2007) was a Bengali writer of poems, short stories, and essays. He is especially known for his satirical sense of humor. The Writers Workshop is a Calcutta-based literary publisher founded by P. Lal ... View more info

Winter Count: The Poems of Frederick Manfred - Signed

By: Manfred, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Thorp Springs Press, 1977

Edition: Second edition


Manfred, Frederick. Winter Count: The Poems of Frederick Manfred. Berkeley: Thorp Springs Press, 1977, second edition. Softcover, 14 by 21 cm, 78 pp. near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of wear to the edges and corners. Inscribed and signed on the title page: “To … from Frederick Manfred / 2-9-1979.” No other writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is ... View more info

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Xeme

By: Newth, Rebecca

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fremont, MI, Sumac Press, 1971

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed


Newth, Rebecca. Xeme. Fremont, Michigan: Sumac Press, 1971, letter “m” from 26 hardcover copies from a total edition of 1126 (1000 softcovers, 100 numbered hardcovers, and 26 lettered, signed hardcovers). Signed by the author on the limitation page. Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with bright gilt spine titles and blindstamped cover titles, 15.5 by 23.8 cm, 79 pp. Hardcover is very good with light foxing on the top edge of the textblock and a previous ow... View more info

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Yakshi from Didarganj: Poems

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop, 1969


Orange and patterned cloth with black spine titles, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, 44 pp. Near fine hardcover is good jacket with small tears and chips along the top edge. Purushottama Lal (1929 – 2010), commonly known as P. Lal, was an Indian poet, essayist, translator, professor and publisher. Under the name of P. Lal, he wrote eight books of poetry (this being his fifth), over a dozen volumes of literary criticism, a memoir, several books of stories for children, a... 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


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