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1 Arnold, Edwin THE LIGHT OF ASIA OR THE GREAT RENUNCIATION
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1948 Hardcover Very Good in faded, stained, chipped and edgeworn dust jacket; red cloth, spine slightly cocked, small margin mark on page 143 and pages 39 to 44 have slight dogear, otherwise the book is bright and clean. 16mo (3.5 x 6.25 inches) 
Being the life and teaching of the Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist; sweet little book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Atwood, Margaret and Pachter, Charles THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1997 0395880432 / 9780395880432 Edition Not Stated Hardcover Fine in near fine slipcase, slight abrasion on rear panel of slipcase quarto 
A reproduction of the original, hand-printed edition; memoir by serigraph creator Pachter and an introduction by David Staines 
Price: 19.50 USD
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COLLECTED HAIKU OF BUSON, Buson, Yosa
3 Buson, Yosa COLLECTED HAIKU OF BUSON
Port Townsend WA Copper Canyon Press 2013 1556594267 / 9781556594267 First Printing Stated Paperback Very Good in wrappers; rear wrap a little dirty; half-title page creased 9 x 6 x 0.9 inches 
Haiku and haishi from the noted 18th century poet; arranged by season; translated over most of a decade by WS Marwin and Takako Lento 
Price: 11.99 USD
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GATHER ROUND ME: THE BEST OF IRISH POPULAR POETRY, Cahill, Christopher; edito
4 Cahill, Christopher; edito GATHER ROUND ME: THE BEST OF IRISH POPULAR POETRY
Boston Beacon Press 2004 0807068705 / 9780807068700 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in rubbed dust jacket 8.6 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches 
From old traditional ("A dinnae ken what's wrang wi' me") to Brendan Behan ("Oh death, where is thy sting-a-ling-a-ling?") to Shane MacGowan ("There was whiskey on Sunday and tears on our cheeks" 
Price: 7.99 USD
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CANTERBURY TALES, Chaucer, Geoffrey
5 Chaucer, Geoffrey CANTERBURY TALES
Garden City NY Garden City Publishing [1934] De Luxe Edition (Reprint) Hardcover Very Good in somewhat dirty boards; small spotting to top of text edge; lightest foxing; complete and unmarked but lacking the dust jacket 10 x 6 x 2 inches 
Rendered into modern English by J.U. Nicolson, with illustrations by Rockwell Kent and and introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould 
Price: 6.99 USD
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REVOLTING RHYMES, Dahl, Roald
6 Dahl, Roald REVOLTING RHYMES
England Puffin Books [1985] 0140504230 / 9780140504231 Paperback Very Good in wrappers; unmarked 6.9 x 0.2 x 9 inches 
The little pig began to pray, / But Wolfie blew his house away. / He shouted, Bacon, pork and ham! / Oh, what a lucky Wolf I am! / 
Price: 4.99 USD
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PRAYERS FROM THE ARK, de Gasztold, Carmen Bernos
7 de Gasztold, Carmen Bernos PRAYERS FROM THE ARK
New York Viking Press 1963 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in chipped and edgeworn dust jacket; previous owner’s name on front free endpaper. 9.25 x 6.5 x .5 inches 
Originally published by the private press of the Abbaye Saint Louis du Temple at Limon-par-Igny; translated by Rumer Godden; illustrations by Jean Primrose. 
Price: 7.99 USD
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DIVINE POEMS, DEVOTIONS, PRAYERS, Donne, John
8 Donne, John DIVINE POEMS, DEVOTIONS, PRAYERS
Mount Vernon NY Peter Pauper Press n.d. Hardcover Better than Very Good in paper-covered cardboard slipcase; spine very sunned as are the edges of the slipcase; two inch closed tear to paper on edge of slipcase Small octavo 
Pretty little collection of Donne in red paper covered with fish designs 
Price: 15.00 USD
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ROBERT GRAVES READS, Graves, Robert
9 Graves, Robert ROBERT GRAVES READS
US HarperAudio 1993 1559948345 / 9781559948340 Audio, Cassette Fine in shrinkwrap 0.8 x 4.2 x 5.5 inches 
An audio cassette of Graves reading some of his poems and a part of /The White Goddess/ 
Price: 37.99 USD
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SO LONG AS MEN CAN BREATHE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS, Heylin, Clinton
10 Heylin, Clinton SO LONG AS MEN CAN BREATHE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS
Philadelphia Da Capo Press / Perseus 2009 0306818051 / 978-0-306-81805-9 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in shelfworn dust jacket 5.5 x 1.1 x 8.3 inches 
I loved this tale of Shakespeare's sonnets and its bootleg publication and misappropriated profits 
Price: 7.99 USD
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THE HOMERIC HYMNS AND THE BATTLE OF THE FROGS AND THE MICE, Hine, Daryl (traslated from the Greek)
11 Hine, Daryl (traslated from the Greek) THE HOMERIC HYMNS AND THE BATTLE OF THE FROGS AND THE MICE
New York Atheneum 1972 First Edition Stated Hardcover Very Good in dust jacket; top of boards sunned; remains of tape on pastedowns 7 x 10 x .75 inches 

Price: 12.99 USD
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THE BEST LOVED POEMS OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY-ONASSIS, Kennedy, Caroline
12 Kennedy, Caroline THE BEST LOVED POEMS OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY-ONASSIS
New York Hyperion 2001 0-7868-6809-0 / 9780786868094 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket; slight edgewear 8.9 x 6.5 x 0.7 inches 
Lovely book of classic poems; something every young person should read 
Price: 12.00 USD
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RUBAIYAT, Khayyam, Omar
13 Khayyam, Omar RUBAIYAT
New York Random House [1947] Hardcover Very Good in slipcase; red and black cloth (grape motif), sun-faded spine, sunned and worn red slipcase, illustrated endpapers Small octavo Illustrated by Mahmoud Sayah 
The classic Edward FitzGerald translation into English quatrains; complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, with an appendix containing FitzGerald's Prefaces and Notes; edited with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer 
Price: 8.00 USD
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THE SONG OF LIFE, Krishnamurti
14 Krishnamurti THE SONG OF LIFE
New York Horace Liveright Inc 1931 Hardcover About Very Good in stained and scuffed orange cloth; some foxing; text clean and unmarked; no dust jacket 9 x 6 x .4 inches 
A book of poetry from the master who claims, 'I am not a poet.” 
Price: 9.99 USD
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FATAL INTERVIEW: SONNETS, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
15 Millay, Edna St. Vincent FATAL INTERVIEW: SONNETS
New York Harper & Brothers 1931 First Edition Stated Hardcover Very Good in chipped and edgeworn dust jacket; half-bound in cloth and paper sides; foxing to front pastedown and free endpaper from some insert; slightest cock to spine 6 x 8.5 x .5 inches 

Price: 27.99 USD
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RENASCENCE AND OTHER POEMS, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
16 Millay, Edna St. Vincent RENASCENCE AND OTHER POEMS
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1917 First Edition; First Issue with watermarked 'Glaslan' paper. Hardcover Better than Very Good; light edgewear and soiling to boards; black cloth lettered in gilt 5 x 8 x .3 inches 

Price: 495.00 USD
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ALLEN GINSBERG IN THE SIXTIES, Mottram, Eric
17 Mottram, Eric ALLEN GINSBERG IN THE SIXTIES
Brighton / Seattle Unicorn Bookshop [1972] 0856590037 / 978-0-85659-003-0 Paperback Very Good in wrappers; corners a bit worn 5.75 x 8 x .2 inches 
Literary criticism as paean 
Price: 9.99 USD
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BESTIARY / BESTIARIO, Neruda, Pablo and Frasconi, Antonio
18 Neruda, Pablo and Frasconi, Antonio BESTIARY / BESTIARIO
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1965 Hardcover About Fine in a worn slipcase; orange cloth spine and decorative cream paper over boards stamped in black and orange, spine lettered in black; paper label on front of slipcase 8.5 x 12 x .65 inches 
Illustrated with woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi, including tipped in frontpiece signed by Frasconi in pencil; number 120 of 300 copies printed at the Spiral Press under the direction of Joseph Blumenthal; signed by Frasconi and Blumenthal in the colophon. 
Price: 490.00 USD
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AFLAME AND AFUN OF WALKING FACE, Patchen, Kenneth
19 Patchen, Kenneth AFLAME AND AFUN OF WALKING FACE
New York New Directions Books 1970 Hardcover Near Fine in unclipped dust jacket 5.5 x 8.25 x .5 inches 

Price: 19.99 USD
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THE LOVE POEMS OF KENNETH PATCHEN, Patchen, Kenneth
20 Patchen, Kenneth THE LOVE POEMS OF KENNETH PATCHEN
San Francisco City Lights Books 1967 Eighth Printing Paperback Very Good in wrappers; heavily foxed; bottom corner of rear wrap dogeared 5 x 6.25 x .25 inches 
Number thirteen in the Pocket Poets series 
Price: 14.99 USD
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GATHER ROUND ME: THE BEST OF IRISH POPULAR POETRY, Cahill, Christopher; edito
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PRAYERS FROM THE ARK, de Gasztold, Carmen Bernos
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LOVE POEMS FOR A WEDDING DAY, Wyse, Lois
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THE HOMERIC HYMNS AND THE BATTLE OF THE FROGS AND THE MICE, Hine, Daryl (traslated from the Greek)
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FATAL INTERVIEW: SONNETS, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
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UNDER THE MOON: THE UNPUBLISHED EARLY POETRY, Yeats, William Butler
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ALPHA BETA CHOWDER, Steig, William and Steig, Jeanne
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