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Poetryman: Five Poems by Greg Keeler

By: Keeler, Greg [Anne Garner]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Bozarts Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23474

Condition: Near fine


Quarto (26 cm), pp. [24]. Signed by author on first page (title page of the poem "The Pea-Griffs." Color pictorial wraps, black and white interior pages. A staple-bound comic book featuring the Keeler poems "The Pea-Griffs," "Ode to My Waders," "Duct Tape Psalm," "Ode to Rough Fish" and "Ducks," which were all previously published in his book American Falls (Confluence Press, 1987). A project of the Montana State University School of Art. Art direction by Anne Garner. Illustrations by MSU graphic illustration classmates Mike Spokas, Mike Clark, L... View more info

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Straits

By: Koch, Kenneth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22148

ISBN: 0375401369

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 89. Orange boards with black quarter-cloth, gilt spine text and author initials and title stamped on front board. White jacket with artwork by Larry Rivers. Light bumping to spine ends and small smudge on bottom of text block (not a remainder mark). Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Barse & Hopkins: undated

Seller ID: 16550

Condition: Near fine


12mo (17 cm), pp. 87. Brown paper covered boards with stamped floral motif, in original presentation box. Frontispiece of Longfellow's Craigie House. Boards have slight wear at tail of spine. Box has multiple small closed tears and rub marks on bottom. No jacket as issued. View more info

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Hiawatha

By: Longfellow, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Barse & Hopkins: undated

Seller ID: 16551

Condition: Very good


12mo (17 cm), pp. 186. Brown paper covered boards with stamped floral motif, in original presentation box. Frontispiece of Longfellow's Craigie House. Boards have slight bumping along length of spine, binding threads revealed at p. iii. Box has two closed tears at corners and rub marks on bottom. No jacket as issued. View more info

Shedding Skins Four Sioux Poets

By: Louis, Adrian C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan State University Press: 1/1/2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7805

ISBN: 0870138235

Condition: New


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 124. Poetry by Lakota (Sioux) poets Trevino L. Brings Plenty, Joel Waters, Steve Pacheco and Luke Warm Water. First Edition. View more info

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Pecked to Death by Swans

By: Lux, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Easthampton, MA, Adastra Press: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7665

ISBN: 093856661X

Condition: Fine


Small octavo (20 cm), unpaginated. Limited edition of 300 copies. Gray wraps with blue and red lettering. Hand-sewn, letterpress mid-career chapbook by Massachusetts native Lux, whose "haunted, ironic poems ... owe much to the Neo-surrealist movement in the 1970s." (Poetry Foundation) First Edition. View more info

The Drowned River : New Poems

By: Lux, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7666

ISBN: 0395517532

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 68. Blue-green boards with burgundy quarter cloth and gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

But By the Chance of War

By: Lyons, Richard C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lylea Creative Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 9274

ISBN: 0615532055

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 285. Black boards with silver and red text on spine, silver stamped decorations on upper board. Lower corners are crimped, otherwise very nice copy. A play in four parts, written in couplets. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Capacity

By: McMichael, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24383

ISBN: 0374530726

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 74. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Pictoral wraps with National Book Award finalist sticker on front. "James McMichael is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The World at Large: New and Selected Peoms, 1971-1996. Among his awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, and the Shelley Memorial Prize." (back cover) First Edition. View more info

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Bears

By: O'Donoghue, Michael

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Ghost Fox: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25700

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20 cm), pp. [24]. Yellow cloth with bear tracks blind-stamped into upper board. Pictorial endpapers, frontispiece, and illustrations throughout by children's author Merle Peek. No jacket, no slipcase. Boards have a few slight stains. Contains ten poems by Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live writer O'Donoghue. One of five hundred copies printed, this one comes from the estate of actor Margot Kidder, whose name was written by the author (accompanied by his initial "M") on the blank provided on the "This book belongs to..." page. First Edition. View more info

Out There Somewhere (Sun Tracks, V. 49)

By: Ortiz, Simon J

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University Of Arizona Press: 2002

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 485

ISBN: 0816522103

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 158. Pictorial wraps. Inscribed and signed by author, "Jane, Best & good wishes" on title page. First Edition. View more info

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Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black

By: Palés Matos, Luis

Price: $80.00

Publisher: San Juan, Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico: 2008

Seller ID: 15830

ISBN: 0847704750

Condition: Near fine


Slim octavo (21 cm), pp. 189. Later printing. Pictorial wrappers. Translation by Jean Steeves-Franco. Includes sections on vocabulary and critical works consulted. Cover has minor edge wear. Binding is tight, as though unread. Palés Matos is best known for creating the genre of poetry, Afro-Antillano, blending Afro-Caribbean culture with Spanish language (Wikipedia). This is a translation of his landmark 1937 book, Tuntún de Pasa y Griferia. View more info

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Many Small Fires

By: Pence, Charlotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Black Lawrence Press: 2015

Seller ID: 17337

ISBN: 1625579187

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 98. Pictorial wraps. Appears unread. View more info

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Some British Ballads (1919)

By: Rackham, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kessinger Legacy:

Seller ID: 12845

ISBN: 1164269674

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 170. Undated reproduction of Dodd, Mead & Co. book from 1919. Glossy pictorial cover. Some light corner bumping. No dust jacket. View more info

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Horsefeathers Being a Jumble of Mediocre Verse by an Old Man on the Fringe of Dotage

By: Ritch, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, John B. Ritch: 1940

Seller ID: 11861

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 84. Illustrated by six Montana artists including Charles Russell and Irvin "Shorty" Shope. Pictorial boards with quarter brown binding. Corners are worn, as are the head and tail of spine. View more info

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Silences, Bones and Angled Rain

By: Schramm, D.G.H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bogotá, 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22032

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 62. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title page. "Copy #50 of 500" hand-written on half-title page. Printed wraps with light bumping and smudging. The author was an editor of the Berkely Samisdat Review, an antiwar/anti-establishment zine taking its name from the underground publications within the USSR known as "Samizdat." He now is a retired University of San Francisco professor, horticulturalist and editor of the Heritage Rose Group's magazine, The Rose Letter. First Edition. View more info

Hallelujah 2 Groundhogs & 16 Valentines

By: Sky, Gino

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boise, Limberlost Press: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1919

ISBN: 0931659523

Condition: Fine


Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. [28]. 400 copies printed on a C&P platen press for Valentine's Day 1999, sewn by hand into Rising Stonehenge covers w/ Japanese endleaves. Numbered #6. No jacket as issued. First Edition. View more info

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Shaman of the Desert: The Collected Poems 1965 - 2001

By: Wilson, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clark City Press: 2009

Seller ID: 16019

ISBN: 0944439683

Condition: Fine


Octavo (25 cm), pp. 1104 plus index of poems. Unknown printing. Jacket features the Russell Chatham painting "Moonrise Over Sweetgrass Creek." View more info

Steering With My Knees Zarzyski Lite

By: Zarzyski, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Bangtail Press: 2014

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14734

ISBN: 0962378992

Condition: New


Octavo (23.5 x 19 cm), pp. 205. Signed by author on title page. Illustrated by Larry Pirnie. "From the self-anointed, one-n-only Polish-Mafioso-Rodeo-Poet of Manchester, Montana, this handpicked selection of 'lite encounters of the otherworldly kind' includes fan favorites 'The Tumbleweed Munchies,' 'Long Sagebrush Drives,' 'Why I Like BUTTE!' and 'The Whale in My Wallet.' In addition, Steering With My Knees offers over forty never-before-seen-in-print predestined classics" (back cover copy). View more info