Used Books: June 2019

City Without Walls & Other Poems by W. H. Auden ($10 hc, gift inscription on ffep, short tear at top back of d.j. & hole to center spine as well, Random House, 1969)

Henry’s Fate & Other Poems, 1967–1972 by John Berryman ($11.50 hc, first, ex-lib, previous owner to title pg, otherwise clean, FSG, 1977)

Pocket Animals by James Bertolino ($6.50 pb, inscribed, Egress, 2002)

A Bare Unpainted Table by Gladys Cardiff ($10.50 hc, first, New Issues, 1999)

Threadsuns by Paul Celan, translated by Pierre Joris ($30 pb, first, inscribed by translator, Sun & Moon, 2000)

Short Is the Time: Poems 1936–1943 by C. Day Lewis ($9.50 hc, first, no d.j., Oxford, 1945)

The City of the Olesha Fruit by Norman Dubie ($12.50 hc, first, large stain to back d.j., Doubleday, 1979)

Equipoise by Kathleen Halme ($6.50 pb, first, Sarabande, 1980)

Every Substance Clothed by Kathleen Halme ($8.50 pb, first, University of Georgia, 1995)

American Journal by Robert Hayden ($17.50 pb, first thus, Liveright, 1980)

Angle of Ascent: New & Selected Poems by Robert Hayden ($8.50 pb, first, Liveright, 1975)

Words in the Mourning Time by Robert Hayden ($11.50 pb, October House, 1970)

Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney ($275 hc, 1st US, printed in UK, previous owner [Nelson Bentley] to ffep, d.j. sunned along spine & into first ½ inch of front w/ short tear to top left at spine & some chipping thereabouts, clean & tight, overall very good, Oxford, 1966)

Field Work by Seamus Heaney ($5 pb, FSG, [2nd printing] 1981)

Station Island by Seamus Heaney ($5 pb, FSG, [4th printing] 1989)

Willingly by Tess Gallagher ($25 hc, first, inscribed to Nelson Bentley, 1” tear to top front d.j., Graywolf, 1984)

Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock by Galway Kinnell ($11.50 hc, d.j. slightly sunned along spine & top w/ some short tears, previous owner [Nelson Bentley] to ffep, otherwise clean, Houghton Mifflin, [3rd printing] 1964)

Lugging Vegetables to Nantucket by Peter Klappert ($6.50 pb, Yale, 1972)

Solstices by Louis MacNeice ($9.50 hc, first, several short tears to d.j., Faber, 1961)

Radiation by Sandra McPherson ($8.50 hc, first, Ecco, 1973)

archy & mehitabel by Don Marquis ($5 pb, Doubleday/Dolphin, c. 1960s)

Camouflage by Carol Muske ($7.50 pb, first, University of Pittsburgh, 1975)

Eggs & Mirrors by John Olson ($20 chap, #295 of 380, Wood Works, 1999)

Selected Letters of Theodore Roethke edited by Ralph J. Mills ($13.50 hc, University of Washington, 1968)

To Bedlam & Part Way Back by Anne Sexton ($22.50 hc, first, short tears to top d.j. & spine slightly sunned, Houghton Mifflin, 1960)

A Mouthpiece of Thumbs by Derek Sheffield, with artwork by Cori Dantini ($75 pb, handsewn, 1/300 copies, Blue Begonia, 2000)

Catwalk & Overpass by Dennis Silk ($8.50 pb, Penguin, 1990)

Selected Writings of Dylan Thomas ($8.50 hc, tattered d.j., gift inscription on ffep, New Directions, [2nd printing] 1946)

The Dirt by Nance Van Winckel ($9.95 pb, signed, Miami University, 1994)

Land Bound by Kathleene West ($25 hc, handbound & letterpress printed by the poet, inscribed to Nelson Bentley, 1/60 [original] copies, sunning to spine & top corner of front boards, Copper Canyon, 1978)

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman ($10 hc w/ slip case, Aventine, 1931)

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Vernon Watkins 1906–1967 edited by Leslie Norris, featuring tributes by Nelson Bentley, Philip Larkin, Kathleen Raine, R. S. Thomas, Michael Hamburger, Marianne Moore, and others ($11.50 hc, first, Faber, 1970)