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IN MEMORIAM:  W. S. MERWIN (1927-2019) . COVER OF SIGNED COPY PICTURED ABOVE.  ADDITIONAL MERWIN TITLES BELOW.

 

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ANTHOLOGIES

American Academy of Poets.  Fifty Years of American Poetry.  Anniversary Volume for the Academy of American Poets.  New York:  Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, 1984.  (0810909340)  Introduction by Robert Penn Warren. Wood engravings by Barry Moser.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  An amazing collection of 20th century poetry. Arranged chronologically by date of the poems’ publication.  (ID: 6157; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $18.00 

POETRY

Akhmatova, Anna.  Poems.  Moscow:  Raduga Publishers, 1988.  Bilingual Edition published on the one-hundred-year anniversary of the birth of the poet (1889-1966).  English translation by Eduard Zaryansky.  Near fine to fine hard cover, no dust wrapper, as issued.  (Item ID: 5576; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

Alexander, Elizabeth.  

(1) American Sublime.  St. Paul, MN:  Graywolf Press, 2005.  3rd Printing. Soft cover, as new.  (Item ID:5094; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $14.00

(2) Antebellum Dream Book.  Saint Paul, MN:  Graywolf Press, 2001.  3rd Printing. As new soft cover.  (Item ID:  5577; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $14.00

(3) Body of Life.  Chicago:  Chiachua Press, 1996.  Soft cover, ex libris, mark inside front cover, small stain back inside cover and FFEP. Scarce. (Item ID:  5074; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

(4) Body of Life.  Chicago:  Chiachua Press, 1996. Soft cover.  Owner’s name/box number; some wrinkling upper right half title, otherwise fine, tight, clean text. Scarce. (Item ID:  5128; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00

(5) Power and Possibility.  Essays, Reviews, and Interviews.  Ann Arbor:  The University of Michigan Press, 2010.  1st Printing.  As new soft cover.  (Item ID:  5578; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00   

(6) *Praise Song for the Day.  A Poem for Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration, January 20, 2009.  St. Paul, MN:  Graywolf, 2009.  As new in wrappers, as issued.  Signed.  (Item ID:  5354*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(7) *Praise Song for the Day.  A Poem for Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration, January 20, 2009.  St. Paul, MN:  Graywolf, 2009.  As new in wrappers, as issued.  Signed.  (Item ID:  2381*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(8) The Venus Hottentot.  Poems.  Saint Paul, MN:  Graywolf Press, 1990.  2nd Printing.  Fine, as new soft cover.  (Item ID:  5579; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00   

Ashbery, John 

(1) *As We Know.  Poems.  New York:  Penguin Books, 1979.  [ISBN: 0140422749] Association copy: Signed and inscribed to poet Stephen Stepanchev (1915-2017).  In protective Mylar.  Near fine to fine soft cover with slightest bit of wear to tips, glue staining to front gutter.  (ID:  6070) $85.00  SOLD  dealer 12 5 17

(2)  Chinese Whispers.  New York:  Farrar, Straus, Giroux.  Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket.   (Item ID:  5076) $23.00

(3) Notes from the Air.  Selected Later Poems.  New York:  HarperCollins, 2007.  Cloth, remainder mark on bottom edge, otherwise near fine.  Dust jacket, fine.  (Item ID:  5105; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(4) *Three Poems.  New York:  Viking, 1972.  Soft cover.  Very good to near fine; inscribed, signed, dated.  (Item ID:  5075*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $175.00

(5)*A Wave.  Poems.  New York:  The Viking Press, 1984.  [ISBN:  0670751766]  Signed on the title page.  As new hard cover in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (ID: 1117-135; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $150.00 NEW

Auden, W. H.  Thank You, Fog.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1974.  Last poems by Auden.  As new hard cover in as new, Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  Unopened.  (Item ID:  9085; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $58.00

Baraka, Amiri.  (Leroi Jones)

(1) Autobiography.  New York:  Freundlich Books, 1984.  1stedition.  Cloth, as new, with minor shelf wear.  Dust jacket:  price clipped, minor edge wear, otherwise, very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  5302; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00

(2) Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note.  New York:  Totem Press, 1961.  Cloth, good plus to very good.  (Item ID:  5303)  $7.00  SOLD

Bell, JulianStill Life and Other Poems.  Woodside, CA:  Occasional Works, 1987.  Number 113 of 200.  Limited edition in wrappers, as issued.  As new.  (ID: 207; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00  

Bell, Marvin

(1) *Nightworks.  Poems 1962-2000.  Port Townsend, Washington:  Copper Canyon Press, 2000.  Stated First Printing.  Slightest of wear to tips, o/w near tine to fine hard cover. Light wear to spine ends and tips of dust wrapper, Residue of price sticker, front cover o/w near fine. Inscribed, date/place/occasion, signed on title page; decorated with two green dancing skeleton stamps (ID:  6108; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $30.00 

(2) Drawn by Stones, by Earth, by Things that Have Been in the Fire. New York:  Atheneum, 1984.  Hard cover, as new, in as new dust jacket with tiniest bit of wear to spine top and bottom; Mylar-protected.  (Item ID:  5342; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(3) Iris of Creation.  Port Townsend, WA:  Copper Canyon Press, 1990.  As new hard cover in an as new dust jacket.  Review copy.  (Item ID:  5304; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $20.00

(4) Mars Being Red.  Port Townsend, WA:  Copper Canyon Press, 2007.  Soft cover, as new.  (Item ID:  5305; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00

(5) *New and Selected Poems.  New York:  Atheneum, 1987. Soft cover, tiniest bit of edge wear at front corners, otherwise fine.  Warm inscription with place, date, and signature and cartoon by Bell.  (Item ID:  5306*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00

(6) *New and Selected Poems.  New York:  Atheneum, 1987. Soft cover, slightest of wear at corners, otherwise near fine; signed by Bell.  (Item ID:  5358*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $30.00

(7) Nightworks.  Poems 1962-2000. Port Townsend, WA:  Copper Canyon Press, 2000.  2ndedition, 1stprinting; review copy.  Soft cover, as new.  (Item ID:  5344; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(8) Residue of Song.  New York:  Atheneum, 1974.  Soft cover.  Small crease and light wear at spine top tip, light edge wear and sunning, otherwise near fine.  Interiors clean and tight.  (Item ID:  5348; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(9) *Stars Which See, Stars Which Do Not See. New York:  Atheneum, 1977.  1stedition.  Tiniest bit of wear to front and spine tip. Signed.  (Item ID: 5364*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(10) These Green-Going-to-Yellow.  New York:  Atheneum, 1981.  Soft cover, 1sted., very minor edge wear.  (Item ID: 5340; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $12.00

*Berrigan, Daniel.  Prison Poems.  Greensboro, NC:  Unicorn Press, 1973.  Foreword by Philip Berrigan.  Covers tanned, otherwise near fine.  Dust wrapper:  spine sunned, piece missing (“-ems” of “Poems”), chip bottom spine, front cover edges, otherwise very good.  Warmly inscribed, dated, and signed “Dan.” (Item ID:  9045; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  In Mylar.  $55.00

*Binoche, Juliette.  Portraits In-Eyes.  Paris:  Editions Place des Victoires, 2009.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper. Actor Juliette Binoche's beautiful oversize book of her paintings and poems (in French and English). Signed by Ms. Binoche in New York City, September 11, 2009.  (Item ID: 5362*)  $100.00  SOLD

Bishop, ElizabethEdgar Allen Poe & the Juke Box:  Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments.  Edited by Alice Quinn. New York:  Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006.  Hard cover, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5307; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Brendel, AlfredOne Finger Too Many:  Poems.  New York:  Random House, 1998.  Cloth, as new; Mylar-protected dust jacket, as new.  (Item ID:  5309; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $48.00

Brooks, Gwendolyn.  Selected Poems.  New York:  HarperPerennial/Modern Classics, 2006.  1st printing.  Slightest of wrinkling spine top, very light wear to edges, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  5580; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $13.00

Bruns, Gerald LModern Poetry and the Idea of Language.  A Critical and Historical Study.  New Have: Yale University Press, 1974.  Second Printing, 1975.  Near fine to fine hardcover.  Dust wrapper lightly tanned, spine ends have tiny closed tears, but o/w near fine.  (ID:  6104)   $25.00   SOLD Amazon 8 13 18

Cavafy, C. PFour Poems.  Translated by James Merrill.  [West Chester, PA}  Aralia Press, 2008.  Foreword by Rachel Hadas.  Limited to 220 copies.  Bound in marbled paper over boards with a cloth spine and a printed spine label.  16 pages.  Fine.  (Item ID:  9025)  $125.00

*Collins, Billy.  Questions About Angels.  Poems.  Pittsburgh:  University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999.  Soft cover.  4th printing.  As new.  Inscribed, dated, and signed. (Item ID:  5357*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

*Colum, Padraic. Wild Earth and Other Poems.  New York:  Holt, 1916. Inscribed  to the publisher on ffep.  Cover spotted, rubbed, with bumped spine edges, gilt bright.  Interiors tanned, but tight and unmarked.  Near fine.  (Item ID:  2202*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00   

Delanty, Greg

(1) American Wake.  Belfast:  The Blackstaff Press, 1995.  Soft cover, as new.  (Item ID:  5348; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(2) The Blind Stitch.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 2002.  1stedition, 1stprinting.  Hard cover, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5347; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(3) Cast in the Fire.  Poems.  Mountrath, Portlaoise, Ireland:  The Dolmen Press, 1986.  Soft cover, as new.  (Item ID:  5347a; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(4) *Collected Poems 1986-2006.   Manchester [UK]:  Carcanet Press Limited,  2006.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Plus one-page laid in with the poem “Monarch Butterfly,” printed on card stock, with changes and a personal note by Delanty, signed twice. (ID: 6107; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

(5) The Hellbox.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1998.  Oxford Poets series.  Soft cover, as new, unopened.  (Item ID:  5351; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(6) The Ship of Birth.  Manchester:  Carcenet Press, Ltd., 2003 Oxford Poets.  Soft cover, as new; unopened.  (Item ID:  5346; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(7) Southward.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 1992. Soft cover, 1st edition/1st printing. Tiniest bit of edge wear, otherwise as new.  (Item ID: 5371; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00

Dickey, James.  Babel to Byzantium.  Poets & Poetry Now. New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968.  1st Printing.  Near fine volume with slight fading to cover edges, gilt bright.  Dust wrapper has some fading, very small chips to spine bottom/top and tips, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9113K; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com )  $80.00

Digges, Deborah.  Rough Music.  New York:  Knopf, 1995.  Hard cover as new, in as new dust wrapper.  (Item ID: 5310; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00

*Donnelly, Dorothy.  Trio in a Mirror.  Tucson:  University of Arizona Press, 1960.  Fine volume in imprinted Mylar dust wrapper with closed tears.  Signed and inscribed.  (ID: 8590; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00  

Doolittle, Hilda (H.D.)  Trilogy.  The Walls Do Not Fall.  Tribute to the Angels. The Flowering of the Rod.  New York:  New Directions, 1973.  Fine hard cover in fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  9086; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $23.00   

Durrell, Lawrence

(1) Cities, Plans and People.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1946.  Fine in near fine dust wrapper with a bit of jacket edge fade and wear.  Endpaper foxing.  Not price clipped.  (ID: 205; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00

(2) Selected Poems.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1956.  Bright gold hard cover with bright gilt, slight foxing to pastedown, endpapers, and top edge, otherwise near fine; dust wrapper is lightly faded, soiling and some foxing, but except for very small chips to ends and tips, in very good plus to near fine condition.  (Item ID:  9022; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00   

Eliot, T. S.  The Cultivation of Christmas Trees.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956.  Hard cover. 2” chip to spine, very small chips/rubbing to spine top/bottom and tips, otherwise good plus; interiors clean and tight. (Item ID:  9087; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $35.00   

[Eliot, T. S.]  Aldington, RichardEzra Pound and T.S. Eliot.  New York: Oriole Chapbook, [N.D.] Fine stapled card wrappers with signature/date to inside front cover.  (ID:  716; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

Engels, John

(1) Big Water.  New York:  Lyons & Burford, 1995.  Soft cover, 1st edition/1st printing. Place, date on FFEP, otherwise as new. (Item ID:  5372; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $20.00

(2) Cardinals in the Ice Age.  Poems by John Engels.  The National Poetry Series, Selected by Philip Levine. Saint Paul:  Graywolf Press, 1987.  Soft cover, 1st edition/1st printing.  Date, place, owner's name on ffep, otherwise as new.  (Item ID: 5373; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(3) The Homer Mitchell Place.  Pittsburgh:  University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968.  Cloth, fine.  Dust jacket:  minor edge wear, stray pen marks upper right corner, price clipped, otherwise very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  5097; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(4) Signals from the Safety Coffin. Pittsburgh:  University of Pittsburgh Press, 1975.  Cloth, fine.  Dust jacket:  very good to near fine, minor edge wear, rubbing near jacket spine.  (Item ID:  5096; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(5) Sinking Creek New York:  The Lyons Press, 1998.  1st ed.  As new in as new dust jacket. (Item ID: 5342) $12.00 SOLD dealer 8/31/19

(6) Sinking Creek.  New York:  The Lyons Press, 1998.  1st ed. As new hard cover in as new dust jacket. (Item ID: 9001; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $12.00

(7) Walking to Cootehill.  New and Selected Poems, 1958-1992.  Hanover:  University Press of New England, 1993. Soft cover, 1st edition/1st printing.  Some wrinkling to front cover, name, date, place on inside front cover, tiny stain on half title, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID: 5374; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(8) *Weather-Fear.  New and Selected Poems, 1958-1982.  Athens:  University of Georgia Press, 1983.  Soft cover.  Rubbed, light edge wear.  Very good plus. Inscribed and signed by Engels.  (Item ID: 5355; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00 

(9) *Weather-Fear.  New and Selected Poems, 1958-1982.  Athens:  University of Georgia Press, 1983.  Soft cover.  Minor edge wear, otherwise fine.  Warmly inscribed, dated, and signed by Engels.  (Item ID: 5356; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Engle, Paul

(1) American Child.  100 Sonnets for My Daughters.  Enlarged Edition with Thirty-Six New Poems.  New York:  The Dial Press, 1956.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper:  faded spine, chips to spine ends; edge wear and several closed tears.  Tipped in:  holiday card drawn by Sara Engle and a handwritten note, with an Iowa City return address, dated 12/13/55, to “Mrs. Crane,” signed “Paul,” and a folded sheet, “American Child, by Paul Engle, Christmas 1955.” Engle was the long-time director of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a founder of the International Writer’s Workshop at Iowa.   (Item ID:  5464*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

(2) American Child.  New York: Random House, 1945.  First Edition, First Printing.  Slightest of rubbing to tips, otherwise fine. No dust wrapper.  (Item ID: 5381; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00 

(3) American Song.  A Book of Poems.  London:  Jonathan Cape, 1935.  Endpaper pages tanned, gold boards bright, near fine to fine.  Dust wrapper:  tanned, with small chips and closed tears, but otherwise very good to near fine.  Paper-clipped together and laid in:  Christmas 1946 poem and typewritten note to “Mrs. Crane,” signed “Paul.”  (Item ID:  5493*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(4) Corn.  New York:  Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1939.  Hard cover:  wear rear cover top, spine top.  Owner’s label (small) to front pastedown, some tanning to pages, otherwise near fine.  Dust wrapper: some chips, wear at spine, cover foredge, otherwise very good.  Grant Wood lithograph reproduction on cover and dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  9014; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

(5) *Poems in Praise.  New York:  Random House, 1959.  Near fine to fine volume, with light fading.  Dust wrapper has chip to back cover, small chips to spine top/bottom, closed tear front cover, otherwise very good plus. Laid in is a full-page typewritten letter on University of Iowa Department of English letterhead to “Jeanne,” dated November 17, 1959 signed by Engle, together with "Book and Child Three sonnets by Paul Engle printed for his and his family's friends, Christmas 1958," signed  “Paul Engle 1959”. This last is a 6 ½ x 7 ¾ engraved, thread-tied pamphlet with an inset original engraving of a child reading to a lion and a fox.  Tanned, especially at lower edge, but otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  5581; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00 

(6) Poems in Praise. New York: Random House, 1959.  First Edition.  Light staining at gutters, otherwise fine volume in fine dust wrapper.  In protective Mylar.  (Item ID:  5382)  $35.00  SOLD Dealer 8/31/19

(7) *A Woman Unashamed and Other Poems.  New York:  Random House, 1965.  Stated First Printing.  Red spine bled onto covers, otherwise fine. Mylar-protected dust wrapper with tiniest bit of wear to edges, but otherwise fine.  Appears to be unopened.  Dated and signed by Engle on the ffep.  (Item ID:  5435; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com).  $50.00 

Faulkner, William

(1) The Marble Faun and A Green Bough.  New York:  Random House, 1965.  First Random House Edition.  Tanned front pastedown, ffep, and rear pastedown, otherwise fine.  The dust wrapper has some soiling, a ¾” chip bottom spine, 3 scratches front cover, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9020; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00

(2) [William Faulkner] William Faulkner:  An Exhibit on Loan from the Collection of Louis Daniel Brodsky.  St. Louis:  Washington University Libraries, 1976.  Ephemera.  Exhibit guide with chalk drawing of Faulkner.  Fine.  (Item ID:  5312; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(3) [William Faulkner]  Collins, Carbel, Editor. William Faulkner:  Early Prose and PoetryBoston:  Little, Brown, and Company, 1962.  Cloth volume with tape residue front and back boards, bookplate front pastedown; internals tight, clean, unmarked.  Dust wrapper:  Light rubbing, slight tip wear, otherwise near fine.  Volume contains sixteen poems, sixteen pen and ink drawings, and several early prose pieces.  (Item ID:  9088; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Frost, Robert

(1) *Frost, Robert.  Collected Poems.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1939.  First Trade Edition.  Signed by Frost on second    prelim.  Unopened. Very good plus, lacking dust wrapper.  Slight soiling to spine and rub to spine label.  (ID: 117-G100) $450.00 SOLD

(2) A Masque of Mercy.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1947.  Stated 1st Printing.  Covers spotted, endpapers and pastedowns tanned, especially at gutters, but near fine.  Dust wrapper has some chips at edges and spine bottom/top, sunned, especially at spine, otherwise good to very good.  (Item ID:  9089; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

(3) Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. New York:  E. P. Dutton, 1978.  Stated 1st Edition. Illustrated by Susan Jeffers. Blue covers are faded, especially at edges, but otherwise near fine.  Dust wrapper has 1 and 2 inch closed tears to front and back covers, respectively, light wear to edges and spine top, light soiling to front cover, otherwise very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  9090; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00   

(4) You Come Too.  Favorite Poems for Young Readers.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1959.  Stated 1st Edition.  With wood engravings by Thomas N. Nason. Near fine hard cover with owner’s name and bookplate.  Dust wrapper is tanned, with closed tears and small chips, but otherwise near fine.  (Item ID: 9091; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00   

Gibran, Kahill.  Sands and Foam.  A Book of Aphorisms New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.  Owner’s bookplate front pastedown.  Hard cover with water stain and two tears to gutter rear pastedown and end paper, tanned pages and light foxing.   Covers faded at edges and spine; minor edge wear.  (Item ID: 9092; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $85.00   

Gioia, DanaThe Gods of Winter.  Saint Paul:  Graywolf Press, 1991.  Light tip and spine ends wear, otherwise near fine soft cover.  (5619; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com )  $12.00 

Ginsberg, Allen.  White Shroud.  Poems 1980-1985.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1986.  Review copy.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Publisher’s review information and photo ofGinsberg laid in.  (Item ID:  2232; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Gogarty, Oliver St. John

(1) *An Offering of Swans and Other Poems.  London:  Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1924.  Frontispiece portrait of Gogarty by Augustus John; Preface by W. B. Yeats.  Includes two poems entitled for Augustus John, one entitled for Yeats commemorating his 1924 Nobel Prize.  Very good plus volume with scuff to cover.  Gilt cover and spine titles bright.  Usual tanning to endpapers and gutters.  Inscribed, signed and dated by Gogarty for American editor/photographer Robert Hobart Davis (1869-1942) in Dublin, September 25, 1929.  Laid in by Davis is a Daily Express (Dublin] tribute to Gogarty, dated August 25, 1929.  (ID: 476; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $120.00 

(2) *As I Was Going Down Sackville Street.  A Phantasy in Fact.  New York:  Reynal & Hitchcock, 1937.  Third Printing.  Hard cover:  Sunned, tips worn.  Dust wrapper: good plus, chips and closed tears, but bright.  Inscribed and signed.  (ID:  2198; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $100.00

(3) Elbow Room.  New York:  Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942.  Signed on title page.  Lacks dust wrapper.  Spine ends worn, chip to spine bottom and endpapers, otherwise very good to very good plus.  (Item ID:  2197; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com).  $60.00 

Grilled Flowers.  Volume 2, Number 1.  Spring/Summer 1977. Frank Graziano, Editor.  Includes poetry by Donald Hall, Charles Simic, and others.  Translations of Apollinaire, Cocteau, among others.  In wrappers, as issued. (Item ID:  5314; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00 

Hall, Donald

(1) The Alligator Bride.  Poems New and Selected.  New York: Harper & Row, 1978.   Fine hard cover with tiniest bit of wear to spine ends and tips.  Dust wrapper is very lightly rubbed rear cover, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  9093; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(2) *The Bone Ring.  A Verse Play Santa Cruz, CA:  The Story Line Press, 1987.  Soft cover.  Very light soiling, minor edge wear. Signed. (Item ID:  5315*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $27.50

(3) Fathers Playing Catch With Sons.  Essays on Sport [Mostly Baseball].   San Francisco:  North Point Press, 1985.   Unopened soft cover.  Tiniest bit of wear to tips.  (Item ID: 5582; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(4) *Life Work.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1993.  First/First.  Inscribed, dated, signed on the title page.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper, in protective plastic.  (ID: 906)  $45.00

(5) Life Work.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1993.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  (6059; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $25.00  

(6) Marianne Moore:  The Cage and the Animal.  New York:  Pegasus, 1970.  Nick bottom back cover otherwise fine, bright copy.  Dust wrapper has light soiling at edges, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9044; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(7) The Museum of Clear Ideas.  New Poems. New York:  Ticknor & Fields, 1992.  2nd Printing.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  5316; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $15.00 

(8) The Museum of Clear Ideas.  New Poems. New York:  Ticknor & Fields, 1992.  1stedition.  Cloth.  As new.  Dust jacket:  very good to near fine, some rubbing, minor shelf wear.  (Item ID:  5316; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(9) The Museum of Clear IdeasNew Poems.  New York:  Ticknor & Fields, 1992.  Uncorrected Proofs.  Fine, in wrappers, as issued.  (Item ID:  9094; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $13.00 

(10) The Old Life.  Boston & New York:  Houghton Mifflin, 1996.  Cloth, as new.  Dust jacket, very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  5317; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(11) The Old Life Boston & New York:  Houghton Mifflin, 1996.  Cloth as new in as new dust wrapper.  In Mylar.  Unopened, unread.  (Item ID: 2377; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

(12) *The One Day.  A Poem in Three Parts.  Boston and New York:  Houghton Mifflin, 1988.  3rd Printing.  Fine soft cover, warmly inscribed, dated, signed (Item ID:  9091*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $25.00  

(13) The Painted Bed. Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2002.  Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5102; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $20.00

(14) Seasons at Eagle Pond.  New York:  Ticknor & Fields, 1987.  Uncorrected Proof.  Short diagonal pen mark upper right front cover, otherwise fine, unopened, wrappers, as issued.  (Item ID:  9095; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00   

(15) String Too Short to be Saved.  Recollections of Summers on a New England Farm.  Boston:  Nonpareil Books, 1979.  Very light wear to edges, crease rear cover but unopened, near fine to fine soft cover.  (Item ID: 9096; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00

(16) Unpacking the Boxes.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.  Third Printing.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.   (5620; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00 

(17) White Apples and the Taste of Stone.  Selected Poems, 1946-2006.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2008.  Cloth, fine.  Dust jacket:  near fine, with small area of wrinkling lower edge.  Third printing.  (Item ID:  5103; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00 . SOLD Alibris 11 27 18

(18) Willow Temple.  New and Selected Stories.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2003.  Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5104; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(19) Without.  New York:  Houghton Mifflin, 1998.  Hall’s In Memoriam poems for his late wife, poet Jane Kenyon (1947-1995).  1st printing.  As new soft cover; unread.  (Item ID:  9097; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00   

(20) The Yellow Room:  Love PoemsNew York:  Harper & Row, 1971.  1stedition. Cloth, as new.  Dust jacket:  very good to near fine, with minor shelf wear.  (Item ID:  5318; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

Harjo, Joy  

(1) In Mad Love and War.  Middletown, CT:  Wesleyan University Press, 1990.  Third Printing.  Fine soft cover.  (ID:  6106; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(2) *The Spiral of Memories:  Interviews.  Edited by Laura Coltelli.  Ann Arbor:  The University of Michigan Press, 1996.  Cloth fine, no dust jacket, as issued.  Signed.  Card laid in with message in Harjo’s handwriting, also signed. (Item ID:  5044*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00

(3) A Map to the Next World.  Poems and Tales.  New York:  Norton, 2000.  1stedition.  Fine hard cover in near fine dust jacket, with very minor edge wear.  (Item ID:  5092; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

Harrison, Lou.  Joys & Perplexities.  Selected Poems of Lou HarrisonWinston-Salem, NC:  Jargon Society, 1992.  In wrappers as issued. (Item ID: 5320; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $10.00

Hayes, Terrance.  Hip Logic.  New York:  Penguin, 2002.  Cloth, as new.  6thprinting.  (Item ID: 5321; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  Hayes was awarded the National Book Award for Poetry, 2010. $17.00

H.D.  See Doolittle, Hilda, above.

Heaney, Seamus

(1) The Burial at Thebes.  Sophocles’ Antigone.  Translated by Seamus Heaney.  London:  Faber and Faber, 2004.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  (Item ID: 9098;) $20.00   SOLD

(2) Electric Light. Poems.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.  As new hard cover in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  9099; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00   

(3) Field Work.  New York:  The Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989.  11th Printing, 1991.  Smudge to corner back cover, otherwise as new, unopened.  (Item ID:  9100; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $12.00

(4) Poems.  1965-1975.  New York:  The Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988 (1990) 11th Printing.  Owner’s name/date/place ffep, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  5583; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(5) Preoccupations.  Selected Prose 1968-1976.  New York:  The Noonday Press, 1980  Eighth printing, 1996.  (Item ID:  5352; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00 

(6) The Redress of Poetry.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995.  2nd Printing.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper; unopened.  (Item ID:  9101; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00  

(7) Seeing Things.  New York:  The Noon Day Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1991.  4th Printing 1995.  As new soft cover, tiniest bit of tip/edge wear.  Gold sticker “Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature” to front cover.  Unopened.  (Item ID:  9102; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $12.00   

(8) The Spirit Level.  Poems.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.  First American Edition.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Unopened.  (Item ID:  9103; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00

(9) Station Island London:  Faber and Faber, 1984.  Reprinted 1984.  Unopened soft cover in as new condition.  (Item ID:  9104; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $10.00   

(10) Station Island.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985 (2001) 11th Printing.  As new, unopened.  (Item ID:  9105; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $13.00    

(11) Sweeney Astray.  A Version from the Irish.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983.  First American Printing, 1984.  Some fading to covers, otherwise fine.  Dust wrapper has minor rubbing, fading, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  9106; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00   

(12) Wintering Out.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1972.  Small crease right front cover corner and light edge wear, otherwise near fine, unopened soft cover.  (Item ID:  9107; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

[Heaney, Seamus]  Vendler, Helen.  Seamus Heaney.  London:  HarperCollins, 1998.  Near fine to fine hard cover in fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper. (ID:  6149; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $12.00 

*Higgins, Mary Rising.  )cliff TIDES((.  San Diego:  Singing Horse, 2005. [ISBN:  09351623130] Fine soft cover.  Signed and dated.  Postcard laid in.  (ID: 8591; http://www.rmgerbebooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

*Hoffman, Eva.  Lost in Translation:  A Life in a New Language.  London:  William Heinemann Ltd., 1989.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has tiniest of wear to tips and spine ends, otherwise fine.  Inscribed and signed on half title.  Rare in hard cover, especially signed.  (Item ID:  5092*) $50.00    SOLD

  *Hogan, Linda.  Dwellings.  New York:  Norton, 1995.  Fine cloth volume in as new dust jacket.  Signed by the author. Publisher'sinformation and author's photo laid in.  (Item ID: 5245*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Hollander, John.  Types of Shape.  New York:  Atheneum, 1969.  Hard cover, very light edge wear.  Dust wrapper has two 1” chips at spine top, right front corner; tape-repaired tears to covers, otherwise good to good plus.  Dedicated to James Merrill. (Item ID:  9046; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com* $160.00

Hopkins, Gerard ManleyHopkins.  The Mystic Poets.  Woodstock, Vermont:  SkyLight Paths, Publishing, 2004.  Preface by Rev. Thomas Ryan, C.S.P.  As new hard cover in Mylar-protected as new dust wrapper.  (5621; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00 

Hughes, Ted.  The Hawk in the Rain. London:  Faber and Faber, 1957.  Faber paper covered editions.  Soiled stiff paper covers with some tanning and minor edge wear; owner’s name, date, place on title page, but otherwise near fine.  Unopened. (Item ID:  9018; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00   

Jackson, Laura (Riding).  See Riding below.

Jones, Leroi.  See Baraka, Amiri, above.

Justice, DonaldCollected Poems.  New York:  Knopf, 2004.  Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5099; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Karoniaktatie (Alex A. Jacobs).  Landscape:  Old and New Poems. Cover and illustrations by Karoniaktatie.  Blue Cloud Quarterly, Volume 30, Number 4.  Marvin, SD:  The Blue Cloud Quarterly Press, 1984.  Association copy: addressed on back cover to novelist Jonis Agee. Fine.  (Item ID: 5365; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $25.00 

Kenyon, Jane.  The Boat of Quiet Hours.  St. Paul, MN:  Graywolf Press, 1986.  2nd Printing soft cover.  Creased at corners, light edge wear, otherwise very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  5477; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00 

Kinnell, Galway

(1) The Burn.  Anchorage, AK: Salmon Run Press, 1995.  Salmon Run Pamphlet Series I.  Signed twice. Inscribed to Dartmouth president James Freedman and signed by Kinnell on the ffep, signed again on limitation page.  Number 9 of 100 copies.    Fine decorative wrappers. In protective plastic sleeve.  (ID: M1117-132) .  $75.00 . SOLD  dealer

(1) Flower Herding on Mount MonadnockBoston:  Houghton Mifflin, 1964.  Fine hard cover in fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper with light tanning to edges.  This is the author’s second book.  (Item ID:  5478)  $70.00  SOLD  9 6 16 ALIBRIS

 

(2) *Mortal Acts Mortal Words.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980.  As new volume with as new dust jacket with ½” closed tear at top of spine. Signed by the poet on the title page. (Item ID: 9010*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00  

(3) *Mortal Acts Mortal Words.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980.  As new volume with as new dust jacket with ½” closed tear at top of spine. Dated and signed by the poet on the title page.  (Item ID: 2382*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00  

(4) Selected Poems. Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 1982.  Near fine hard cover, light fading at edges.  Dust wrapper has chip front cover at spine, wear to tips and spine ends, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  5465; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

(5) *What a Kingdom It Was.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960.  First edition of Kinnell’s first book.  Near fine to fine hard cover, with very slight fading.  Dust wrapper is near fine with some small chips at spine ends and at bottom cover, some soiling.  Inscribed, dated and signed. In Mylar. (ID:  5399*) $70.00  SOLD  9 6 16 Alibris

(6) When One Has Lived A Long Time Alone.  New York:  Knopf, 1990.  Uncorrected Proof.  In fine green wrappers, as issued.  (Item ID:  5494; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Kleinzahler, August.  Sleeping It Off in Rapid City.  Poems.  New and Selected.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.  First Edition, 2nd Printing.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  5495; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

Kohler, CharlesWhen Blackthorn’s White.  Dorking [U.K]:  Kohler and Coombes, 1977.  One of 325 copies.  Light soiling to covers, 2” red line on back, but otherwise near fine.  In wrappers, as issued.  (5622; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

Kumin, Maxine

(1) Connecting the Dots.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 1996.  Soft cover, 1st edition.  Owner's name, date, place on FFEP, otherwise as new.  (Item ID: 5375; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $15.00

(2) In Deep.  Country Essays.  New York:  Viking, 1987.  Hard cover as new in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5340; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(3) Inside the Halo and Beyond.  The Anatomy of a Recovery.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 2000.  As new in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5353; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $22.00

(4) *Jack and Other New PoemsNew York:  W. W. Norton, 2005.  Fine in fine dust wrapper with slightest of rubbing.   Signed on the title page.  (Item ID:  9070*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(5) *Jack and Other New Poems.  New York:  W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.  Advance Uncorrected Proofs.  Near fine to fine tan wrappers, as issued. Signed. (Item ID:  5093*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

(6) The Long Approach.  New York:  Viking Penguin, 1985.  Owner's name, place, date written on FFEP, otherwise as new.  (Item ID:  5350; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $8.00

(7) The Long Marriage.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 2002.  Light fading to front cover, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9010; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(8) Looking for Luck.  Poems.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 1992.  Soft cover, second printing.  Owner’s name, place, date written on FFEP, otherwise as new.  (Item ID:  5363; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $10.00

(9) The Nightmare Factory.  New Poems by Maxine Kumin.  New York: Harper & Row, 1970.  1st Edition.  Hard cover, very good to near fine, with light wear to tips and spine top/bottom.  Dust jacket:  Mylar-protected; very small chips spine top and bottom.  (Item ID:  5341; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(10) *Up Country.  Poems of New England.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1972.  Later printing.  Cloth, very good, with some fading at edges.  Dust jacket:  very good, some edge wear, wear at tips. Signed. (Item ID:  5376; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $70.00

Larkin, Philip.  High Windows. London:  Faber and Faber, 1974.  Originally published in 1974, reprinted in the same year.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has light creasing to front flap, very light soiling of glossy white covers, light spine fading, otherwise near fine to fine. (Item ID:  9110; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

*Laughlin, James.  Ezra.  New York:  Dim Gray Bar Press, 1994.  In stapled wrappers, as issued.  Fine. Printed in an edition of 100 copies, of which this is copy number 39.  The two pasted in photographs of Pound were taken by Laughlin; the cover drawing is by Guy Davenport. Signed by Laughlin and Davenport. (Item ID: 9002*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $125.00  

Lawrence, D. HThe Ship of Death and Other Poems.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1941.  Near fine volume with 1” tanning to endpapers. In near fine dust wrapper, slightly darkened spine.  (ID: 475; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00  

Lopez, Barry.  Lessons from the Wolverine.  Athens:  University of Georgia Press,  1997,  Illustrations by Tom Pohrt.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has crease front flap, but otherwise near fine to fine.  (5623; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $8.00

Lowell, Robert

(1) The Mills of the Kavanaughs.  New York:  Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1951]. Stated First Edition.  Hard cover:  light bump to right front cover tip, very light edge/tip wear. Dust wrapper:  Slightly rubbed, 1/2" chip bottom spine, very small closed tear spine tip, very light tip and edge wear. Near fine volume in near fine dust jacket.  (Item ID: 5389; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $90.00 

(2) Near the Ocean.  London:  Faber and Faber, 1967.  First British Edition.   Near fine hard cover with slight tip wear, light off-setting ffep.  Small sticker for Foyle’s, Charring Cross, on front pastedown.  Dust wrapper has slight tip wear and very light age tanning, but otherwise near fine to fine.  (6030; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00  

[Lowell, Robert]  Mazzaro, Jerome.  The Achievement of Robert Lowell:  1939-1959.  Detroit:  University of Detroit Press, 1960.  Hard cover, near fine.  Label reading “The Achievement of Robert Lowell/Volume II/Contemporary Poet’s [sic] Series” pasted to copyright page.  (ID: 6154; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

Lynch, Thomas.  Poems: Still Life in Milford. New York:  Norton:  1998.  As new hard cover in as new jacket. (Item ID:  5326; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $10.00

McNair, Wesley.  12 Journeys in MainePortland, ME:  Romulus Editions, 1992. Illustrations by Marjorie Moore.  Soft cover with very minor edge wear, tiny sticker for Apple Tree Book Shop on back cover, light indentation on fore edge, otherwise as new.  (Item ID:  5327; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

Merriam, Eve

(1) *The Double Bed.  from the feminine sideNew York:  Cameron Associates, 1958.  Fine hard cover in near fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper, with spine fading, black print line on back cover, light age soiling.  Inscribed and signed by the poet on the ffep.  (Item ID:  5508; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $85.00

(2) Tomorrow Morning.  New York:  Twayne Publishers, 1953.  Some fading, slight edge wear to volume.  Dust wrapper has 3” chip front/spine, much of spine missing; long thin chip at front flap, otherwise good to good plus. Signed by the poet on ffep.  (Item ID:  5085*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com), $25.00   

Merrill, James

(1) Braving the Elements.  New York:  Atheneum, 1972.  Second printing.  Cloth: fine.  Dust jacket:  stain on spine, soiling, but otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  5327; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

(2) Braving the Elements. New York:  Atheneum, 1972.  Fine cloth volume.  Dust wrapper:  spine edges sunned, with a few small chips and two small closed tears, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  5091; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(3) The Changing Light of Sandover. A Poem.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  First Knopf Edition.  (Item ID:  5428; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $70.00

(4) The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace and Other Poems.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1959.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  5429; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $200.00

(5) The Country of a Thousand years of Peace and Other Poems. New and Enlarged Edition.  NY:  Atheneum, 1970.  First Revised Edition. Soft cover.  Slightest of wear to edges and tips, light foxing foredges. (Item ID:  5347; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(6) The (Diblos) Notebook.  A Novel.  New York:  Atheneum, 1975.  Soft cover with very light edge wear, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  9026; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $22.50

(7) *A Different Person.  A Memoir. New York:  Knopf, 1993.  A pristine copy, signed by Merrill on the title page. Beautiful volume.  (Item ID: 5364*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $180.00

(8)  *A Different Person.  A Memoir. New York:  Knopf, 1993.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper, signed by Merrill on the title page. Pristine copy. (Item ID: 9017*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $180.00

(9) *A Different Person.  A Memoir New York:  Knopf, 1993.  Fine copy in fine dust wrapper, signed by Merrill on the title page. Beautiful volume. (Item ID:  5466*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $180.00

(10) *A Different Person.  A MemoirNew York:  Knopf, 1993.  Hard cover, fine; dust jacket price clipped, but otherwise fine. Inscribed, dated, and signed by the poet.  (Item ID: 9003*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $130.00 

(11) A Different Person.  A Memoir.  New York:  Knopf, 1993.  Fine cloth volume.  Dust wrapper is very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  9016; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(12) A Different Person.  A Memoir.  New York:  Knopf, 1993.  Cloth:  fine.  Dust jacket:  very good to near fine.  (Item ID:  5328; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(13) A Different Person.  A MemoirNew York:  HarperCollins, 1994.  Soft cover, slightest of wear to lower front tip, otherwise as new.  (Item ID:  5349; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00   

(14) Divine Comedies.  Poems.  New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Near fine to fine hard cover with slight fading to edges.  Near fine to fine dust wrapper with very small chip at upper corner(Item ID:  5400; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $90.00

(15) Divine Comedies. Poems.  New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Good to good plus soft cover.  Splatters to top edge, several splatters to fore edge, but interiors tight and clear.   Edge/tip wear.  (Item ID:  9041; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

(16) The Firescreen. New York:  Atheneum, 1969.  Slight sunning, otherwise fine soft cover.  (Item ID:  9060; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(17) First Poems.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.  Number 986 of 990 copies printed.  Inscribed, dated, and signed by Merrill on the title page.  Light tanning to endpapers, gilt slightly faded, but unopened/unread.  Dust wrapper is near fine to fine with slightest bit of wear to tips and spine ends.  A really beautiful copy of Merrill’s first regularly published book.  In protective Mylar. (6066; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $375.00

(18) First Poems. New York:  Knopf, 1951. Number 761 of 990. Mylar-protected.  Hard cover: fair plus; 1" chip rear cover, chips to spine top and bottom; several spots front cover; faded gilt on spine; interiors neat, clean, unmarked; dust jacket:  1/2 chip spine, chip rear, closed tear front; otherwise good plus. (Item ID:  9009; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $75.00 

(19) From the Cutting Room Floor.  Omaha:  University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1983.  Fine, in hand sewn wrappers.  Number 268 of 290.  (Item ID:  9006; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $70.00 

(20) From the First Nine.  Poems 1946-1976.  New York:  Atheneum, 1982.  Stated First.  Hard cover: light bump to right front corner, light soiling to white board edges, otherwise fine. Dust wrapper:  Two very small chips, closed tears to front and back edges, otherwise near fine. (Item ID:  9015; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $80.00  

(21) *From the First Nine.  Poems 1946-1976.  New York: Atheneum, 1984. 3rd printing. Hard cover, fine; dust jacket tiniest bit of wear to spine top and bottom, otherwise fine.  Signed by the poet on the title page.  (Item ID:  9004*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $150.00

(22) *From the First Nine.  Poems.  1946-1976.  New York:  Atheneum, 1982.  Fine soft cover.  Signed. (Item ID:  5427*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00

(23) *[Merrill, James] Hellen's Book. New York:  Magowan Family Foundation, 1991. Privately printed.  Mark Magowan, editor, with the assistance of Robin Magowan and Doris Merrill Magowan.  Includes James Merrill's  "Upon a Second Marriage." One of 300 copies.  Merrill/Ingram family photos. Inscribed "For Charles Crawford with love Hellen" on the title page.  Very light foxing to white board of spine/1-1/2" of cover, very slight fading to 1/4" of top front cover.  Near fine.  (6065; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $300.00  

(24) *The Image Maker.  A Play in One Act. [New http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.comYork] Sea Cliff Press, 1986.  Hard cover, fine, Mylar-protected. No dust jacket, as issued.  Signed by the poet.  One of 220 copies, of which this copy is out of sequence, lettered B/P.  Laid in is a tri-fold promotional piece from Sea Cliff Press advertising the book with an excerpt on one leaf.  (Item ID: 9018*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $185.00 

(25) *The Inner Room.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.  Hard cover in dust wrapper, protective Brodart.   Book has water stain with some warping, ½” bottom edge, sunned, and light foxing to edges, but otherwise unmarked, good plus.  Dust wrapper has light wear to spine ends, but otherwise near fine.  Signed by Merrill on title page, inscription (“Merry Christmas (early) for ******** from Hellen with her love & the author’s/1988”).  (ID:  6107; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

(26) The Inner Room. New York:  Alfred a. Knopf, 1988.  As new soft cover.  (Item ID:  5408; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(27) Last Poems.  Prospectus.  With an Introduction by J. D. McClatchy and  Photography by Mariana Cook.  New York:  Thornwillow Press, Ltd., n.d.  Mint condition.  Wrappers as issued, hand tied.  Rare prospectus for Merrill’s Last Poems. (Item ID:  9012; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(28) Late Settings. New York:  Atheneum, 1985.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is lightly sunned at spine, slightest of wear to spine top/bottom.  (Item ID:  5406; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(29) Late Settings. New York:  Atheneum, 1985.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Pristine.  (Item ID:  9052; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $55.00 

(30) ate Settings. New York:  Atheneum, 1985.,  Soft cover with slight crimping to corner of front cover, otherwise near fine to fine.  (Item ID:  2383; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(31) *Marbled Paper. Riverside, CA:  Printed for Charles Seluzicki Fine Books, Salem, Oregon, at the Rara Avis Press, Spring 1982.  Edition of 200 copies.  Illustrations taken from photographs of funeral masks unearthed by Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae.  Signed.  (Item ID:  9053*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $145.00

(32) *Mirabell:  Books of Number.  New York:  Atheneum, 1978. Fine volume.  Crease on front flap, otherwise fine dust jacket. Signed by the poet on the title page.  (Item ID:  5400; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $200.00  

(33) Mir Poets.  Number Eleven. Dorset:  Words Press, 1988.  Limited Edition, 94 of 200.  Near fine stapled wrappers.  (Item ID:  9058; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00 

(34) Mir Poets. Number Eleven.  Dorset:  Words Press, 1988.  Limited Edition, $97 of 200.  Near fine stapled wrappers.  (Item ID:  9059; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $38.00 

(35) Nights and Days.  New York:  Atheneum, 1969. 4th Printing.  A few poems have underlining and notes.  Slight edge/tip wear, otherwise good to good plus copy.  (Item ID: 5088; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $7.00 

(36) A Scattering of Salts. New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.  Posthumously published. Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket. 1st Edition. (Item ID:  5330; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(37) A Scattering of Salts.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.  Hard cover.  Owner’s name on ffep, otherwise fine.  Dust wrapper, fine, as new.  (Item ID:  5404; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $14.50

(38) A Scattering of Salts. New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Uncorrected Proof.   In wrappers, as issued, with staples in front cover, otherwise fine. (Item ID:  5405; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00 

(39) A Scattering of Salts.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.  Uncorrected Proof.   In wrappers, as issued.  Staples in front cover, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  5462; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00 

(40) *Scripts for the Pageant. New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Hard cover, fine.  Dust jacket:  Some wrinkling back cover, in Mylar, near fine.  Signed by Merrill on title page.  (Item ID: 5368*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00.  

(41) Scripts for the Pageant. New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Fine hard cover.  In Mylar. Signed by Merrill on the title page.  (Item ID:  9017*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $175.00

(42) Scripts for the Pageant.  New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Slightly cocked, but otherwise near fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has a couple of very small chips and light spine end and edge wear, otherwise very good plus.  (6015;http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $25.00 

(43) *Souvenirs.  New York:  Nadja, 1984.  Fine copy. First edition, quarto, in apple green wrappers, as issued.  In protective Mylar.  Number 106 of 200 signed copies (226 printed).  Signed on the limitation page by Merrill. (Item ID:  5655; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $130.00 

(44) Two Poems.  From the Cupola and The Summer People.  London:  Chatto and Windus/The Hogarth Press, 1972.  The Phoenix Living Poets.  Small residue of sticker front pastedown, otherwise near fine to fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has several very small closed tears (one 1” tear on front flap edge), price clipped, but otherwise very good plus.  (6016; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

(45) Voices from Sandover. Privately printed for the author, New York, 1988.  A Dramatic Adaptation for Screen, printed wrappers, 48 pages, stapled.  Adapted from Merrill’s long poem, “The Changing Light at Sandover.”  Fine.  (Item ID:  5463; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $95.00

(46) Vol. XLIV, No. 3. Sea Cliff, NY: Sea Cliff Press, 1991.  5 x 7 broadside printed at Bembo Typographic Company, Chelsea, NY, for the subscribers and friends of the Sea Cliff Press, December 1991.  Fine.  (Item ID: 5376; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $125.00  

(47) Water Street.  New York:  Atheneum, 1962.  Bright, clean cover, slightest of edge wear.  Small stains half title, fore edges of first several pages, otherwise near fine.  Tight, clean, unread. (Item ID: 5369; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $70.00.

(48) Water Street. New York:  Atheneum, 1962.  Soft cover first edition.  Very light tanning, a bit of foxing, but tight, clean, unread.  (Item ID:  5401; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $100.00

(49) Water Street. New York:  Atheneum, 1973 (1962)  Soft cover, 4th Gift inscriptions on half-title, but otherwise like new; unread.  (Item ID:  9021; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(50) With the Shades of William  Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Elvis Presley, Gertrude Stein, Miranell, Maris Mitsotáki, Robert Morse, Wallce Stevens and The Angel Michael.  Omaha:  Abattoir Editions/University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1983.   Limited Edition.  Number 268 of 290 hand-sewn rust-colored wrappers.  (Item ID: 5089; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00 

(51) The Yellow Pages. Cambridge, MA:  Temple Bar Bookshop, 1974.  Wrappers as issued.  Limited edition:  One of 850.  (Item ID:  5125; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

(52) The Yellow Pages.  Cambridge, MA:  Temple Bar Bookshop, 1974.  Wrappers as issued.  Faint imprint of paperclip on half title and title pages.  Publisher’s return label laid in.  (Item ID:  9011; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00 

(53) [Merrill, James]  Analekta 1925-1954.  an Anthology of Amherst Undergraduate Writing.  Privately printed.  Northampton, MA, 1954.  Printed wrappers are unevenly faded, creased lower page corners, but otherwise near fine.  Contains two poems (“The Broken Bowl” and “The Black Swan”) by Merrill.  Also includes a poem by Richard Wilbur (“War Aces”), among others.  (Item ID:  9061; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

(54) [Merrill, James]  Poetry.  September 1995.  James Merrill.  A Memorial Issue.  Light fading to spine, otherwise fine copy, in wrappers, as issued.  (6017; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

(55) [Merrill, James]  Poetry.  James Merrill.  A Memorial Issue. September 1995.  Vol. 566, No. 6.  Light smudge to rear cover, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  5424; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(56) [Merrill, JamesJames Merrill, Poet.  An Exhibit of Printed Materials and Manuscripts Drawn from the Modern Literature Collection of Washington University Libraries.  St. Louis:  Washington University, 1985.  Exhibit brochure.  Wrappers, as issued; crease lower left front edge, mild sunning at edges, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  5331; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(57) [Merrill, James, translator]  See Cavafy, C. P. above.

(58) [Merrill, James]  James Merrill.  The Voice of the Poet.  Read by the Poet.  Edited by J. D. McClatchy.  New York:  Random House, 1999.  Audiotape.  Unopened.  (Item ID:  5425; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(59) [Merrill, James]  James Merrill.  The Voice of the Poet.  Read by the Poet.  Edited by J. D. McClatchy.  New York:  Random House, 1999.  Audiotape.  Unopened.  Small tear to cellophane wrapper.  (Item ID:  5426; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $23.00

Merwin, W. S.

(1) *Houses and Travellers.  Prose by W. S. Merwin.  New York:  Atheneum, 1977.  One of 1000 copies, 1st edition.  Fine volume in near fine dust jacket with a few tiny marks of soiling, faint crease on rear panel along spine. In Mylar.  Signed by Merwin on the half title.  (Item ID:  5343*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $100.00

(2) Lament for the Makers.  A Memorial Anthology. Washington, DC:  Counterpoint, 1996.  Cloth, as new, in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5094; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

(3) *Travels.  Poems by W. S. Merwin.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.  Soft cover first edition.  Light soiling tips, scattered spots top edges, otherwise near fine. Signed and dated by Merwin on the half-title.  (Item ID: 5392; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00

Millay, Edna St. Vincent.  "There Are No Islands Any More,"  Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country.  New York and London:  Harper and Brothers, Publishers, 1940.  Stapled wrappers as issued; some fading of covers.  (Item ID:  9013; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

Momaday, N.. Scott.  Angle of Geese and Other Poems. Boston:  David R. Godine, 1974.  Number 5 in the  First Godine Poetry Chapbook Series, Jan Schreiber, General Editor.  Hard cover.  Light fading to spine, price stamp FFEP, otherwise fine.  (Item ID: 5370; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

Moore, Marianne

(1) Like a Bulwark.  New Poems.  New York:  Viking Press, 1956.  Some fading to covers, tanning to end papers, but otherwise fine.  Dust wrapper has tanning to back cover, minor wear to edges and tips, chip rear cover, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9069; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $80.00 

(2) Tell Me, Tell Me.  Granite, Steel, and Other Topics. New York:  Viking Press, 1966.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has one small closed tear, very minor wear to edges and tips, otherwise near fine to fine.  (Item ID:  9068; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00 

(3) [Moore, Marianne}  See Hall, Donald.  Marianne Moore.  The Cage and the Animal, above.

Muldoon, Paul

(1) *The Annals of Chile.  New York:  Farrar Straus Giroux, 1994.  As new in as new dust wrapper.  In Mylar.  Signed on the title page.  (Item ID:  5602; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

(2) *Horse Latitudes.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.  As new soft cover with tiny wrinkle to spine bottom.  Signed.  (Item ID:  5603; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $22.50 

(3) *Maggot.  New York:  Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2010.  As new except for slightest wrinkle to right upper corner of cover and dust wrapper.  Signed on the half title.  (Item ID:  5604; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

Nash, Ogden.  Zoo.  Illustrations by Etienne Delessert. New York:  Stewart, Tabori, Chang, 1987.  (First issued 1930)  Cloth, as new in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5333; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

*Neider, Mark.  Talking Leaves.  Dobbs Ferry, NY:  Witlin Books, [n.d.]  Soft cover.  Minor edge wear, faint imprint of paperclip on cover, otherwise very good.  Tipped in is a signed, handwritten letter from Neider to the poet Ben Bellitt.  (Item ID:  5101*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $15.00

Olds, Sharon

(1) *The Dead and the Living.  New York:  Knopf, 1991.  11th Printing.  Fine soft cover.  Inscribed, dated, and signed by Olds.  (Item ID:  9069*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $22.00 

(2) *The Gold Cell. New York:  Knopf, 1987.  Soft cover, 2nd Printing.  Unread.  Owner’s name whited out on ffep, otherwise fine.  Signed by Olds.  (Item ID:  9051*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Ouellet, Jacques.  Qui Ose Regarder. Ottawa: Éditions Lémeac, 1987.  Soft cover, as new.  In French.  Card tipped in:  Prix Octave-Crémazie, 1987.  Le Lelève de la poésie de Québec.  ID:  5090; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Parks, Gordon.  Gordon Parks:  A Poet and His Camera. New York:  Viking, 1968.  Hard cover:  Some foxing, tanning to edges, but otherwise very good cloth volume.  Dust jacket:  tear/chip left back wrap, otherwise very good.  (Item ID:  5101; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

Perloff, MarjorieWittgenstein’s Ladder.  Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1996. Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper  (6037; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

*Pinsky, Robert, and Maggie Dietz, editors.  An Invitation to Poetry:  A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology.  New York:  Norton, 2004.  As new hard cover volume in as new dust jacket.  Signed by Pinsky and Dietz, with a signed letter from Dietz. (Item ID:  5334*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $75.00

Poetry.  A Magazine of Verse.  Volume II, Number 1 (April 1913).  Chicago:  Harriet Monroe, 1913. Contributions by Ezra Pound, Harriet Monroe, and William Butler Yeats.  Handsome cover, chip to spine top, bottom, minor edge wear, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  2382; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $90.00 

Pound, Ezra  

(1) The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London:  Faber and Faber, 1964. New edition.  798 pages.  Hard cover, fading to covers and gilt, several small spots back cover, but otherwise near fine.  Dust wrapper has some soiling to back cover and very light wear to spine top/bottom and tips, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9112; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00  

(2) Ezra.  See Laughlin, James, above.

(3) [Pound, Ezra]  Aldington, Richard.  Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot.  New York: Oriole Chapbook, [N.D.] Fine stapled card wrappers with signature/date to inside front cover.  (ID: 716; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00  

(4) [Pound, Ezra].  Bornstein, George, Editor.  Ezra Pound Among the Poets.  Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press, 1985 (1986).  Second Printing. Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has 1” closed tear front cover, tiny chip at corner tip, otherwise near fine.  In Mylar.  Includes essays by Hugh Kenner, A. Walton Litz, Robert Langbaum, Marjorie Perloff, and others. (6038; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $23.00

(4a)  [Pound, Ezra]  Kenner, Hugh.  The Poetry of Ezra Pound.  SOLD 

(5) [Pound, Ezra] Kenner, HughThe Pound Era.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1973.  0520018605  First edition, first printing.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is near fine to fine, with 1” closed tear to lower front tip, slightest of age tanning and a small wrinkle to cover’s spine tip.  In protective Mylar.  (Item ID:  5656)  $70.00   SOLD

Rexroth, Kenneth100 Poems from the Japanese.  New York:  New Directions, [n.d.].  Some tip and spine end wear, light edge soiling, but otherwise very good plus to near fine. No dust wrapper. (3051; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00 

Riding, Laura (Jackson).  First Awakenings.  The Early Poems of Laura Riding. New York:  Persea Books, 1992.  First U.S. Edition.  Edited, with an introduction by Elizabeth Friedmann, Alan J. Clark, and Robert Nye.  Preface by Laura (Riding) Jackson.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine price-clipped dust wrapper with some fading.  (Item ID:  9109; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

*Sackville-West, Vita.  The Garden. London:  Michael Joseph, 1946.  First UK Trade Edition.  Inscribed by Sackville-West.  Fine volume.  Rare.  In scarce dust jacket, price clipped, in Mylar, with closed tears to spine ends and tips, otherwise fine.  (Item ID:  9111*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $600.00 

Saroyan, William.  My Name is Aram.  New York:  Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940.  Illustrated by Don Freeman. 1st Printing.  Very light soiling, otherwise fine.  Dust wrapper has ½” chip to top spine, smaller chips to edge, spine top/bottom, otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  9043; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $65.00

Schücking, Levin L., selector.  Anthology of Modern English Poetry.   Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1931.  Copyright Edition.  Tauchnitz Edition.  Collection of British and American Authors.  Vol. 5000.  Marked:  “Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.”  Some tanning and soiling, front cover starting, light spine end wear.  Very good.  (3021; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00 

Scrimgeour, James R.  

(1) Brushstrokes of the Millennium. Danbury, CT:  The Western Connecticut State University Foundation, 2004.  (Item ID:  5361; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

(2) *The Route and Other Poems.  Normal, IL:  The Pikestaff Press, 1996.  Soft cover in near fine condition, with slightest bit of edge wear.  Inscribed, dated, and signed by the poet.  (Item ID:  5360*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

(3) *We Are What We Have Loved. Newtown, CT:  Hanover Press, Ltd., 2001.  Soft cover as new.  Inscribed, dated, signed by Scrimgeour.  (Item ID:  5359*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $15.00

Shapiro, Karl.  V -Letter and Other Poems. New York:  Reynal and Hitchcock, 1944.  Near fine volume with owner’s signature/date FFEP; dust jacket:  spine sunning, small chips at edges, otherwise very good plus; First edition, first printing.  (Item ID:  5349; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

Snodgrass, W. D. 

(1) After Experience.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1967.  Snodgrass’s second collection. Hard cover, with small tear as base of hinge ffep and front pastedown, small bumps to top of spine and tips, o/w very good plus to near fine.  Dust wrapper:  light wear to spine ends and to tips, 1 very small closed tear, light soiling to back cover, but o/w very good plus to near fine.  (ID:  989; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

(2) Heart’s Needle.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1966.  Seventh Printing. (Originally published 1959)  Gilt slightly faded, a bit of foxing to endpapers, but otherwise near fine.  Dust wrapper has small chips to spine/spine top/front cover, spine faded, back cover tanned, but o/w very good.  In Mylar.  (ID:  3105; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

(3) *Selected Poems,  1957-1967.  New York:  Soho Press, 1987.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Inscribed and signed. (Item ID:  9048*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $55.00 

(4) [Snodgrass, W. D.]  Ferry, David, and W. D. SnodgrassPoems.  Read at the Spring Meeting of the New England College English Association at Amherst College  May 7, 1960.  Amherst, MA:  Amherst College, 1960.  Includes “Lying Awake,” “Flash Flood,” ”Heart’s Needle,” and “A Flat One,” first appearance of Snodgrass poems. Stapled wrappers as issued.  Bit of tanning/foxing to front cover, tanning to interior, with a few tiny chips at edges, otherwise very good to near fine.  (ID:  3053; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $200.00

Spender, Stephen. The New Realism: A Discussion.  London: Hogarth 1939.  Blue lettered grey paper wrappers.  Signed by Spender on title page.  Very good.  Page edges foxed, two small chips to rear cover edge, one inch tear to ffep.  (ID:  712; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00  

Stephens, James

(1) *Collected Poems.  London:  Macmillan, 1926.  One of 500 large paper copies, signed.  Very good with wear to tips and bottom edge.  Endpapers lightly foxed.  (ID:  804; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  ($80.00)  $150.00  

(2) The Hill of Visions.  Dublin:  Maunsel, 1912.  First Irish Edition.  Signed.  Endpapers slightly foxed, covers rubbed, spine ends slightly bumped and worn.  Gilt on spine bright.  T.E.G.  (Item ID:  2200*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $100.00 

(3) Kings and the Moon.  Poems by James Stephens. London:  Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1938.  Hard cover. Covers and gilt bright.  Ex libris. Library stamp.  Typical offsetting to front and rear end papers.  Interiors bright, clean.   Dust wrapper has some chips and small tears to spine ends, tips; age soiling, otherwise very good to very good plus.  (Item ID:  2376; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Stevens, Wallace

(1) The Auroras of Autumn.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1950.  Stated First Edition.  Owner’s signature on ffep and the usual tanning, but otherwise very good plus to near fine hard cover with bright gilt.  Dust wrapper has tanned spine, very small spine end and edge chips, but otherwise very good plus to near fine.  (ID:  970; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  In protective Mylar. $260.00 

(2) The Collected Poems.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1954.  One of 2500 Copies.  Unnumbered Printer’s Copy (so noted on Limitation Page).  Winner of the Pulitzer Price and the National Book Award.  $7.50 price intact. Covers lightly faded at edges, small spots of lost color at spine ends.  Copper and silver decoration on spine and front cover bright.  Corners slightly bumped.  Dust wrapper is rare first state jacket (“The First Edition of The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is Limited to Twenty-Five Hundred Numbered Copies” on front flap. Jacket has several small chips and closed tears and is age tanned, otherwise good plus to very good.  In Mylar.  (6031; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $300.00 

(3) Collected Poetry & Prose.  New York:  The Library of America, 1997.  Fifth Printing.  Fine hard cover in fine, Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (ID:  805)  $25.00  SOLD 7 6 20 Amazon

(4) Harmonium.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1931.  First thus edition.  Fourth state binding.  Hard cover.  Top edge maroon.  Page facing title page headed “Some New Poetry on Mr. Knopf’s List” (includes T.S. Eliot’s Poems).  Ffep (blank) is about 1/3 missing (possibly inscription/signature torn out).  Tan cloth (no dust wrapper). Spine is sunned, slightly discolored. A few pages have very small stains in the margin, not affecting text.  A very good copy of Stevens’s first collection.  In protective Mylar. (ID: 6107)  $175.00  (SEE PHOTO ABOVE)  

(5) Opus Posthumous.  Revised, Enlarged, and Corrected Edition.  Edited by Milton J. Bates.  London:  Faber and Faber Limited, 1989.  Jacket drawing by David Hockney.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine dust wrapper.  (ID: 6123; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00  

(6) The Palm at the End of the Mind.  Selected Poems and a Play.  New York:  Vintage Books, 1972. Edited by Holly Stevens.  Soft Cover.  Owner’s name/date/place on ffep, light tanning, but otherwise near fine.  (6032; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $12.00 

(7) Poèmes.  Paris:  Pierre Seghers, 1963.  Bilingual text of poems (including “Harmonium,” “Ideas of Order,” and “Parts of a World”).  Translated by Marie-Jean Beraud-Villars and André Ravaute.  Introduction by Bernard Delvaille. Near fine hard cover; dust wrapper has very small chips at tips and spine ends, very light soiling to rear cover, o/w very good plus to near fine.  (ID:  6084; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

(7a) [Stevens, Wallace]  Brazeau, Peter.  Parts of a World.  Wallace Stevens Remembered.  An Oral Biography.  New York:  Random House, 1983.  Stated First Edition.  [ISBN: 0394527348] Fine hard cover in near fine+ dust wrapper with slightest bit of wear to bottom spine edge.  (ID: 6449; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $24.00  NEW

(8) [Stevens, Wallace]  Brown, Merle E.  Wallace Stevens:  The Poem as Act.  Detroit:  Wayne State University Press, 1970.  Near fine hard cover in sunned, but o/w near fine dust wrapper.  (ID:  6105; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(9) [Stevens, Wallace] Doggett, Frank, and Buttel, Robert, Editors.  Wallace Stevens.  A Celebration.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 1980.  Contributions by Louis L. Martz, Stevens, A. Walton Litz, Holly Stevens, Richard Ellmann, Helen Vendler, Frank Kermode, J. Hillis Miller, among others.  Near fine to fine hard cover with bright spine lettering.  Dust wrapper is near fine with slightest bit of tanning.  (ID:  6155; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

(10) [Stevens, Wallace]  Pearce, Roy Harvey, and Miller, J. Hillis, Editors.  The Act of the Mind.  Essays on the Poetry of Wallace Stevens.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1965.  Hard cover:  Owner’s name blacked out, ffep, very slight edge/tip wear, o/w near fine.  Dust wrapper:  price clipped, several chips and closed tears, rubbing and edge/tip wear, but good plus.  (ID:  6083; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  ($20.00 Strand)  $20.00 

(11) [Stevens, Wallace]  Stevens, Holly.  Souvenirs and Prophecies.  The Young Wallace Stevens.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has a tiny bit of edge wear, otherwise near fine to fine.  (6039; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

(12) [Stevens, Wallace]  Borroff, Marie, Editor.  Wallace Stevens.  A Collection of Critical Essays.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice-Hall1963 (1965) Second Printing. Twentieth Century Views series.  Near fine to fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has rubbing, minor wear to spine, tips, and edges, but otherwise near fine. (6036)  $20.00   SOLD

(13) [Stevens, Wallace] Doyle, Charles, Editor. Wallace Stevens:  The Critical Heritage.  London:  Routledge, Kegan Paul, 1985. Fine hard cover. No dust wrapper. One hundred and twenty-three critical pieces (from early reviews to posthumously published material) by a wide range of critics and poets, among them Carl Sandburg, Marianne Moore, Edmund Wilson, Allen Tate, William Carlos Williams, Delmore Schwartz, Robert Lowell, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Donald Davies, and many others. (6037; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

(14) [Stevens, Wallace] Wake. 9.  The Creative Magazine.  New York:  Wake Editions, 1950.  Seymour Lawrence and Jose Garcia Villa, Editors.  Includes poems by E. E. Cummings, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Williams Carlos Williams, among others.  Wrappers, as issued.  Some age tanning, soiling, tiny chips at tips/edges, o/w very good to near fine.  (ID: 3054; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00 

Thomas, DylanCollected Poems.  New York:  New Directions, 1971.  Seventeenth printing.  Soft cover.  Owner’s name, place, date on FFEP, sticker on back of front cover, otherwise as new.  (Item ID:  5351; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $10.00

Updike, John.  Endpoint.  New York:  Knopf, 2009. 1st edition, 1st printing. Updike’s last book. New hard cover in new dust jacket. 1st ed., 1st. printing.  (Item ID:  5336; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com).  $25.00

Viorst, Judith.  Forever Fifty and Other Negotiations. New York:  Simon and Schuster, 1989.  As new volume in as new dust jacket.  (Item ID:  5338; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $7.00

Whitman, Walt.  Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass.  The First (1855) Edition.  New York:  The Viking Press, 1960.  Edited, and with an Introduction, by Malcolm Cowley.  2nd Printing.  Fine hard cover in near fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper with minor edge/tip wear, ½” closed tear.  (Item ID:2378; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Wilbur, Richard.  Advice to a Prophet and Other Poems. New York:  Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1961. Paperclip indentation on pages 48-51, otherwise near fine hard cover.  No dust jacket. (Item ID:  9007; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $15.00 

Williams, William CarlosA Beginning on the Short Story (Notes).Yonkers, NY:  Alicat, 1950.    Outcast Chapbook #XVII.  One of 750; in wrappers.  1” moisture stain to lower front cover, crease to ffep upper tip. (ID: 709; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $30.00

*Wright, CharlesScar Tissue.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.  Uncorrected Proof.  Near fine to fine, in wrappers, as issued.  Scarce.  Inscribed (appears to be “We sail again, before the flood”) and signed by the Pulitzer-Prize winning poet on title page.  Wright has also won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle award. (ID: 6089; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $50.00 

Yeats, William Butler.  Last Poems and Two Plays.  Dublin:  Cuala, 1939.  (Wade 200)  One of 500 copies published July 10, 1939 by Yeats’s sister Elizabeth Corbet Yeats.  Edmund Dulac unicorn woodcut on title page.  First posthumous publication of a work by Yeats, less than six months after his death.  Includes “Under Ben Bulben,” one of his last poems.  Near fine volume with very minor single back cover fore tip and spine top tip wear.  Mylar-protected original cellophane wrapper lacks spine and top 2” of front top.  (ID: 8747; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $550.00 

*Zimmer, Paul.  Earthbound Zimmer. Milton, MA:  Chowder Chapbooks, 1983.  Stapled wrappers, as issued.  Sunned spine, blot from signature on back of front cover, otherwise fine. Inscribed, dated, and signed by the poet.  (Item ID: 5371*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00  

 

 

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