Used Books: March 2, 2018

We’ve welcomed to our shelves quite the selection of used books these past two months, and are excited to share some of them with you. Happy browsing! And, as always, do let us know if anything catches your eye.

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Cruelty/Killing Floor by Ai ($22.50, signed first, Thunder’s Mouth, 1979)

Neither World by Ralph Angel ($12.50 hc, inscribed, Miami University, 1995)

Zoom! by Simon Armitage ($14.50 pb, signed, Bloodaxe, 1990)

It’s Nation Time by Imamu Amiri Baraka ($25 chap, first printing, Third World Press, 1970)

Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note by LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka ($16.50 chap, Totem/Corinth, [sixth printing] 1970)

29 Mini-Essays by Joe Brainard ($65 pb, 1/500 copies, Z Press, [second printing] 1979)

Conversations with Joseph Brodsky: A Poet’s Journey through the Twentieth Century by Solomon Volkov, translated by Marian Schwartz, with photographs by Marianna Volkov ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 1998)

How Does a Poem Mean? [Second Edition] by John Ciardi & Miller Williams ($30 pb, near fine w/ light sunning to spine, clean interior throughout, Houghton Mifflin, 1975)

Madonna Anno Domini by Joshua Clover ($14.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Louisiana State University, 1997)

The Look of Things by Henri Cole ($9.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Knopf, 1994)

Have a Heart by Robert Creeley ($40 chap, signed, 1/226 copies, Limberlost, 1990)

Mother Love by Rita Dove ($9.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, W. W. Norton, 1995)

The Street’s Kiss by Lawrence Ferlinghetti ($115 hc, signed first, #27 of 100 [of 750 copies], Limberlost, 1998)

Meadowlands by Louise Glück ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Ecco, 1996)

Proofs & Theories: Essays on Poetry by Louise Glück ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Ecco, 1994)

Adventures in Ancient Egypt by Albert Goldbarth ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Ohio State, 1996)

Arts & Sciences by Albert Goldbarth ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Ontario Review/Princeton, 1986)

Swarm by Jorie Graham ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Ecco, 2000)

After Ikkyū by Jim Harrison ($16.50 hc, first, Shambhala, 1996)

Obbligati: Essays in Criticism by Anthony Hecht ($9.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Atheneum, 1986)

Given Sugar, Given Salt by Jane Hirshfield ($14.50 hc, inscribed first, HarperCollins, 2001)

Hang-Gliding from Helicon: New & Selected Poems 1948–1988 by Daniel Hoffman ($9.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Louisiana State University, 1988)

Engine Empire by Cathy Park Hong ($17.50 hc, inscribed first, Norton, 2012)

What the Living Do by Marie Howe ($14.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, W. W. Norton, 1998)

Randall Jarrell: A Literary Life by William H. Pritchard ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, FSG, 1990)

The Unborn by Rodney Jones ($8.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Atlantic Monthly, 1985)

A Hundred White Daffodils: Essays, the Akhmatova Translations, Newspaper Columns, Notes, Interviews & One Poem by Jane Kenyon ($14.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Graywolf, 1999)

Otherwise: New & Selected Poems by Jane Kenyon ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Graywolf, 1996)

Poetry Home Repair Manual by Ted Kooser ($27.50 hc, inscribed, Nebraska, 2005)

Pleasures of Peace by Kenneth Koch ($9.50 pb, first, Grove, 1969)

A Possible World by Kenneth Koch ($12.50 hc, first, Knopf, 2002)

Jack by Maxine Kumin ($25 hc, signed first, Norton, 2005)

Fire Gardens: Selected Poems 1956–1969 by Ivan Lalić, translated by Charles Simic &  C. W. Truesdale, with drawings by Zivojin Turinski ($23.50 pb, New Rivers, 1970)

Sidney Lanier: Poems & Letters with introduction & notes by Charles R. Anderson ($9.50 pb, Johns Hopkins, 1969)

Pili’s Wall by Philip Levine ($35 chap, Unicorn, 1971)

A Walk with Tom Jefferson by Philip Levine ($50 hc, signed first, Knopf, 1988)

What Work Is by Philip Levine ($45 hc, signed, Knopf, [seventh printing] 1992)

Collected Poems by Robert Lowell, edited by Frank Bidart & David Gewanter ($28.50 hc, first, FSG, 2003)

Robert Lowell: A Biography by Ian Hamilton ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Random House, 1982)

We Walk the Way of the New World by Don L. Lee/Haki Madhubuti ($6.50 chap, first, Broadside Press, 1970)

The Old Beast by Howard McCord ($8.50 chap, Copper Canyon, 1975)

Partial Accounts: New & Selected Poems by William Meredith ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Knopf, 1988)

Ginsberg: A Biography by Barry Miles ($8.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Simon & Schuster, 1989)

The First One’s Free by Jeffrey Miller ($32.50 pb, first, very good+, Left Coast Press, 1978)

The Private Life by Lisel Mueller ($9.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Louisiana State University, 1976)

Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda translated by Forrest Gander ($18.50 hc, special edition w/ letterpress postcard, Copper Canyon Press, 2016)

Zombie Notes by Maureen Owen ($11.50 pb, first, SUN, 1985)

Pasternak: A Biography by Ronald Hingley ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Knopf, 1983)

Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Plath by Paul Alexander ($12.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Viking, 1991)

Six Girls without Pants by Paisley Rekdal ($9.50 pb, Eastern Washington University, 2002)

The Selected Poems of Tomaz Salamun edited by Charles Simic, with an introduction by Robert Hass ($20 hc, first, Ecco, 1988)

Scary, No Scary by Zachary Schomburg ($9.50 pb, first, now out of print, Black Ocean, 2009)

New & Selected Poems 1965–2006 by David Shapiro ($12.50 hc, Overlook, 2007)

Displaced Person by Charles Simic ($200 hc, signed, near fine, 1/150 copies, printed at Grenfell Press, bound in vintage Japanese papers, New Directions, 1995)

Nine Poems by Charles Simic ($35 pb, 1/500 copies, oversized trim, some creases to top right corner, two small dents to back cover, Exact Change, 1989)

Worldling by Elizabeth Spires ($11.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, W. W. Norton, 1995)

Native Son at Home by David Steingass, illustrated by Michael Koppa ($175 chap, signed by poet & illustrator, printed in four colors, w/ deckle edges, #94 of 100, Heavy Duty Press, 2000)

The Air around the Butterfly by Katerina Stoykova ($7.50 pb, bilingual Bulgarian/English, inscribed to Sherman Alexie, some bowing, Fakel Express, 2009)

Two Ravens: Translations from the Chinese & Poems by Arthur Sze ($12.50 pb, Tooth of Time, 1984)

The Willow Wind: Translations from the Chinese & Poems by Arthur Sze ($12.50 pb, Tooth of Time, 1981)

Dylan Thomas: A Biography by Paul Ferris ($8.50 hc, first, no dust jacket, Dial Press, 1977)

North by Tony Towle ($16.50 hc, first, fine, Columbia University, 1970)

Works on Paper by Tony Towle ($16.50 chap, tear to outer cover along spine, Swollen Magpie, [second printing] 1980)

The Music of What Happens: Poems, Poets, Critics by Helen Vendler ($11.50 pb, Harvard, 1988)

Ghost in the Bloody Show by Martin Vest ($27.50 chap, 1/350 copies, Limberlost, 2004)

Dark Blonde by Belle Waring ($12.50 hc, first, Sarabande, 1997)

Inseparable: Poems 1995–2005 by Lewis Warsh ($12.50 pb, inscribed, Granary, 2008)

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Three West Coast Women: Poems by Laurie Duesing, Kim Addonizio & Dorianne Laux ($75 pb, signed by Laux, Five Fingers Poetry, 1987)

το τόπος Poetry International Volume 9/Fall 2006—Ahani: Indigenous American Poetry edited by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke ($12 issue, Oregon State University)

3 New York Poets: Charles North, Tony Towle, Paul Violi edited with essays on the writers by Andrew McCarron ($11.50 pb, Station Hill of Barrytown, 2015)

Russian Women Poets edited by Valentina Polukhina ($11.50 pb, King’s College London, 2002)

From Totems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas, 1900–2002 edited by Ishmael Reed ($11.50 pb, Thunder’s Mouth, 2003)

Poems for Architects: An Anthology edited by Jill Stoner ($16.50 pb, William Stout Publishers, 2001)