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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

Condition: Near Fine


[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 size of the print and the artistic integrity of the image are uncommon for press photos. $150.00 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

Condition: Very Good


[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: “Poet Allen Ginsberg will give public readings at the Maryland Institute’s Mt. Royal Station on Sunday, November 2 at 8:00 ... 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

Condition: Very Good +


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 couple tiny closed edge tears. SIGNED on the title page by Tate, a former U.S. Poet Laureate and winner of the Bollingen Priz... View more info

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Au Lit Holy or Transgressions of the Maghreb

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

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie, Colorado, Smokeproof Press: 1998

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 46

ISBN: 0965887723

Condition: Fine


Erie, Colorado: Smokeproof Press, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED by Anne Waldman on title page. Fine condition, first edition staple-bound softcover. 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

ISBN: 0870133272

Condition: Fine


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, xix 238 pp. plus index. Sumac was a Fremont Michigan-based literary journal founded in 1968 by poets Dan Gerber and Jim Harr... 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

Condition: Good


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-based literary publisher founded by P. Lal in 1958. Over the next few decades it published many new authors of post-independenc... View more info

In America

By: Bockris, Victor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Telegraph Books: 1972

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 507

Condition: Near Fine


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 this wasn’t by chance. “We wanted to do something specifically for our generation,” said Saroyan about Telegraph, “al... View more info

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Brewton, Johnny, ed.  X-Ray Magazine No. 5, Winter 1995 [Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jim Carroll, Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Etc., XRAY]

Brewton, Johnny, ed. X-Ray Magazine No. 5, Winter 1995 [Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jim Carroll, Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Etc., XRAY]

By: Brewton, Johnny, ed. [Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jim Carroll, Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Etc.]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pneumatic Press/X-Ray Novelty Co.: No. 5, Winter 1995,

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3374

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition of 226, this being number 90 of 200 numbered copies (26 lettered copies were also published). Card covers with mylar overlays and a Surebind (plastic post) binding, 17.7 by 21.6 cm, [92] pp. with three laid-in cards, two foldouts, and six tipped-in items. Very light scuffing to the mylar covers, otherwise near fine. Includes poetry, art, etc. by Charles Bukowski, Mark Faigenbaum, Billy Childish, Jim Carroll, Dr. Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, and many others. X-Ray Magazine, founded and edited by artist, musician, designer, and letterpress printer Johnny Brewton, featured c... View more info

Image for X-Ray Magazine No. 10, 2004 [Charles Bukowski, Thurston Moore, Billy Childish, Jamie Crespo, Etc.] [XRAY]

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

By: Brewton, Johnny, ed. [Charles Bukowski, Thurston Moore, Billy Childish, Jamie Crespo, Etc.]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, X-Ray Book Co.: No. 10, 2004

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3375

Condition: Fine


Limited edition of 126, this being number 52 of 100 numbered copies. Letterpress booklet and over twenty letterpress mini-broadsides, photographs and found objects housed in a cardboard box with letterpress card label on the lid by Jason Davis of the Verdant Press, 13 by 15.6 by 2.8 cm. Fine. Featuring a previously unpublished poem by Charles Bukowski, as well as contributions by Sonic Youth singer, guitarist and songwriter Thurston Moore, Billy Childish, Jamie Crespo, and others. X-Ray Magazine, founded and edited by artist, musician, designer, and letterpress printer Johnny Brewton, featur... View more info

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Three Volume Set of Limited Editions from the Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, including Rabbi Ben Ezra, The Specter Bridegroom, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue [Chicago World’s Fair Editions]

By: Browning, Robert; Washington Irving; Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Monastery Hill Bindery: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3192

Condition: Very Good - Near Fine


Three lovely volumes housed in a simple card slipcase that measures 12.3 by 17 by 3.4 cm. The slipcase is good with some skinning on the top and bottom panels and corner wear. Included are: Browning, Robert. Rabbi Ben Ezra. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Bindery, 1933, limited edition of 400 numbered copies printed by the Broadside Press (Illinois), though this copy isn’t numbered. Dark burgundy leather, top edge gilt, 12 by 16 cm, 17 pp. plus colophon. Near fine. Irving, Washington. The Specter Bridegroom. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Bindery, 1933, limited edition of 500 numbered cop... View more info

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Man Fishing

By: Burrows, E.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fremont, MI, Sumac Press: 1969

Edition: limited edition of 1126 copies

Seller ID: 3368

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15.1 by 22.8 cm, 52 pp. Very good with light rubbing to the wraps. From the poet who authored the Arctic Tern collection (Grove Press), published by the press that was founded by the poets Dan Gerber and Jim Harrison. View more info

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Man Fishing - Signed

By: Burrows, E.G.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Fremont, MI, Sumac Press: 1969

Edition: limited edition of 1126 copies

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3369

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15.1 by 22.8 cm, 52 pp. Very good with light corner and cover wear. From the poet who authored the Arctic Tern collection (Grove Press), published by the press that was founded by the poets Dan Gerber and Jim Harrison. This copy is signed and inscribed by Burrows to Michigan poet Judith Minty. View more info

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Book 3: Poems by Andrew G. Carrigan, Greg Kohl, Daniel Rosochacki

By: Carrigan, Andrew; Greg Kohl; Daniel Rosochacki

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fremont, MI, Sumac Press: 1972

Edition: first edition of 1126 copies

Seller ID: 3371

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15.1 by 22.8 cm, 69 pp. Very good with minor cover wear. Published by the press that was founded by the poets Dan Gerber and Jim Harrison, this collection features 48 poems by Carrigan, Kohl, and Rosochacki. 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

ISBN: 0374114102

Condition: Near Fine


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 Zodiac collection. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our ... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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 wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. 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

ISBN: 1400064910

Condition: Very Good +


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 Great American Poem,” &c. Includes the original prospectus letter. View more info

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Spencer: The Critical Heritage

By: Cummings, R.M., ed. [Edmund Spencer]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 1971

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 3193

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 14 by 22 cm, xix 355 pp. The hardcover is very good with light foxing on the edges of the textblock, a tiny name in pen on the ffep, and a 13 mm tear on the front hinge. The jacket is fair with overall rubbing and soiling (now in mylar). Part of the Critical Heritage Series, “this collection of contemporary and near-contemporary comment on the work of Edmund Spencer covers the period from 1579 to 1715. The extracts draw attention to emphasis in Spenserian criticism, from which the modern reader has generally been drawn away, ... 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

Condition: Very Good +


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, highlighting, names, or bookplate. A collection of poems by Warman (1855-1914), the “Poet of the Rockies.” 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

Condition: Very Good


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 boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine boo... View more info