Used Books: June 29, 2016

July is just around the corner, and the used-book drought’s been suspended! Some fresh treats await you below. As always, do call or write with questions, should you have them.

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Starry Night by Marjorie Agosin ($3.50 pb)

Flowers from the Volcano by Claribel Alegría ($3.50 pb)

That Kind of Sleep by Susan Atefat-Peckham ($4.50 pb)

Dream of Order by Thomas Avena ($3.50 pb)

The Insanity of Empire: A Book of Poems against the Iraq War by Robert Bly ($4.50 pb)

Beginning with O by Olga Broumas ($7.50 pb)

Perpetua by Olga Broumas ($4.50 pb)

Browning: A Salem House Pocket Poet compiled & illustrated by Patricia Machin ($2.50 hc)

The Essential Clare selected and with an introduction by Carolyn Kizer ($7.50 pb, dated & inscribed to lifelong friend Jan Thompson, the “Jan” of many of Kizer’s poems)

Tulips & Chimneys by E. E. Cummings ($350.00 hc, 1st, no dust jacket, archetype edition of original 1922 manuscript, author’s first book, hand-numbered #306 of 629, The Golden Eagle Press, 1937)

The Lais of Marie de France ($3.50 pb)

My Alexandria by Mark Doty ($9.50 pb, 1st printing)

School of the Arts by Mark Doty ($12.50 hc, 1st)

Sweet Machine by Mark Doty ($6.50 pb)

Boss Cupid by Thom Gunn ($15.50 hc, 1st)

Jack Straw’s Castle by Thom Gunn ($14.50 pb, 1st printing, w/ two contemporaneous Poetry Book Society catalogues/pamphlets laid in, Faber, 1976)

The Man with Night Sweats by Thom Gunn ($6.50 pb)

The Passages of Joy by Thom Gunn ($10.50 pb, 1st American printing)

Love, Death, and the Changing of the Seasons by Marilyn Hacker ($5.50 pb)

Taking Notice by Marilyn Hacker ($4.50 pb)

The Unsayable Said: An Essay by Donald Hall ($6.50 chap)

haruko / love poems by June Jordan ($7.50 pb)

The Collected Poems by Stanley Kunitz ($14.50 hc, 1st)

The Anonymous Lover by John Logan ($3.50 pb)

The Center for Cold Weather by Cleopatra Mathis ($5.50 pb)

The Kiss: A Jambalaya by John Frederick Nims ($3.50 pb)

For the Sake of a Single Verse: From the Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke, with 24 lithographs and afterword by Ben Shahn ($28.50 pb, 1st thus, Clarkson N. Potter, 1974)

Theodore Roethke: Essays on the Poetry edited by Arnold Stein ($26.50 hc, 1st, signed by editor)

Words for the Wind: Selected Poems by Theodore Roethke ($24.50 hc, 1st, leather-effect paper over boards w/ chip to front cover, no dust jacket, Secker & Warburg, 1957)

Diverse Voices: Essays on Poets and Poetry by Mark Rudman ($5.50 pb)

The Difficult Days by Roberto Sosa ($3.50 pb)

The Poems of François Villon translated with an introduction and notes by Galway Kinnell ($7.50 pb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1977)

The Long Home by Christian Wiman ($12.50 pb, 1st printing, Story Line Press, 1998)

Plato’s Bad Horse by Deborah Woodard ($7.50 pb)

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The Cambridge Companion to T.S. Eliot edited by A. David Moody ($7.50 pb)

Kitchen Talk: Contemporary Women’s Prose and Poetry edited by Edna Alford & Claire Harris ($4.50 pb)

Preferences: 51 American poets choose poems from their own work and from the past with commentary & introduction by Richard Howard, photographs of poets by Thomas Victor ($24.50 hc, 1st, no dust jacket, Viking, 1974)

Tinfish 19 featuring Ellen Welcker, Brandon Shimoda, Rachel Loden, Deborah Woodard, Jill Yamasawa, and others ($5.50 journal)

Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women edited by Estella Lauter ($8.50 pb)

A World Between: Poems, Short Stories, and Essays by Iranian-Americans edited by Persis M. Karim & Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami ($8.50 pb)

Voyages: Vol 1, No 1–Fall 1967: Ben Belitt Issue ($7.50 journal, w/ drawings & notes by Thomas Merton, an interview w/ Carolyn Kizer, an essay on Roger Hecht by James Wright, and various poems & other writings; loose cover/compromised spine)