Used Books: February 4, 2016

Recently people have brought in some cartons of used books for us to consider buying. There must be a pre-spring cleaning going on. Here’s a list of some we picked up. More should follow. As always, if you have questions about the condition of any of these books we’ll be glad to answer an email or phone query. Let us know what you’d like to know. Now, onward—

Something I Expected to Be Different by Joshua Beckman ($8.50 pb, signed)

Collected Shorter Poems by Nelson Bentley ($7.50 pb, inscribed)

Divertimento: The Lost Works of Nelson Bentley edited by Sean Bentley ($6.50 pb)

Dreams That Wake as Words by Steven Blevins, selected & introduced by Denise Levertov ($35 chap, signed by Levertov)

Beauty of the Husband by Anne Carson ($9.50 pb, 1st printing)

The Morning News Is Exciting by Don Mee Choi ($7.50 pb)

When Sky Lets Go by Madeline DeFrees ($6.50 pb)

Streets in Their Own Ink by Stuart Dybek ($6.50 pb)

Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest by B.H. Fairchild ($11.50 hc, 1st edition)

X: A Poem by Chris Forhan ($4.50 pb)

Instructions to the Double by Tess Gallagher ($16.50 pb, 1st edition, Graywolf, 1976)

Under the Stars by Tess Gallagher ($7.50 pb)

Willingly by Tess Gallagher ($12.50 pb, signed 1st printing)

Late Rapturous by Frank X. Gaspar ($7.50 pb)

Proofs & Theories: Essays on Poetry by Louise Glück ($11.50 hc)

The End of Forgiveness by Joseph Green ($4.50 pb)

All That Might Be Done by Samuel Green ($8.50 pb)

Wideawake Field by Eliza Griswold ($6.50 pb)

Readings in Contemporary Poetry Number 4: Seamus Heaney ($37.50 Dia Art Foundation chap, 1988)

Seeing Things by Seamus Heaney ($250.00 hc, signed 1st edition)

My Life by Lyn Hejinian ($47.50 pb, 1st printing, Green Integer, 2002)

Resin from the Rain by David D. Horowitz ($4.50 pb)

What the Living Do by Marie Howe ($21.50 hc, 1st edition)

Boxing the Compass by Holly J. Hughes ($4.50 pb)

Toccata & Fugue by Timothy Kelly ($4.50 pb)

The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets by Ted Kooser ($12.50 hc)

Breathing the Water by Denise Levertov ($5.50 pb)

Calling the Crow by Judy Lightfoot ($7.50 chap)

The Movie at the End of the World: Collected Poems by Thomas McGrath ($18.50 hc, 1st edition)

The Pupil by W.S. Merwin ($6.50 pb, 1st printing)

Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler by Thylias Moss ($7.50 hc)

After by Nancy Pagh ($4.50 pb)

The Moon Is Always Female by Marge Piercy ($4.50 pb)

Sparrow by Bethany Reid ($6.50 pb)

The Glass House: The Life of Theodore Roethke ($13.50 pb)

Straw for the Fire: From the Notebooks of Theodore Roethke 1943–63 ($15.00 hc, 1st edition)

Blue Positive by Martha Silano ($6.50 pb)

What the Truth Tastes Like by Martha Silano ($5.50 pb, Nightshade Press)

Selected Early Poems by Charles Simic ($10.50 pb)

Circe’s Island by Judith Skillman ($3.50 pb)

Storm by Judith Skillman ($3.50 pb)

Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein ($12.50 pb, 1st edition, Sun & Moon, 1990/’91)

Blue Willow by Molly Tenenbaum ($10.50 pb)

A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas ($8.50 chap, 1973)

Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey ($7.50 pb)

Perdido by Chase Twichell ($15.50 hc, 1st edition)

The House of Belonging by David Whyte ($8.50 pb)

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The Best American Poetry 1993 edited by Louise Glück & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 1994 edited by A.R. Ammons & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 1995 edited by Richard Howard & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 1997 edited by James Tate & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 1998 edited by John Hollander & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 1999 edited by Robert Bly & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

The Best American Poetry 2006 edited by Billy Collins & David Lehman ($6.50 pb)

Poetry Comics: An Animated Anthology by David Morice ($10.50 pb)

Poetry Speaks edited by Elise Paschen & Rebekah Presson Mosby ($18.50 hc, with three audio CDs)

Villanelles ($6.50 hc, Everyman’s Library)