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  • Big League Poets by Mikhail Horovitz

    £25.00

    City Lights Books, San Francisco,1978. 20cm by 14cm, 48 unnumbered pages, stapled pictorial wraps. Quirky item featuring poets including Dylan Thomas, Robert Lowell, Allen Ginsberg, e.e. cummings plus City Lights owner Lawrence Ferlinghetti as baseball stars. We’re assuming the author is Michael Horowitz. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and…

  • Both by Paul Metcalf

    £15.00

    The Jargon Society, North Carolina, 1982. First Edition.  28cm by 22cm black boards in dustwrapper, 113 printed pages. Paul Metcalf (1917–1999) was an American writer. He wrote in verse and prose and was the great-grandson of one of his major literary influences, Herman Melville.  This book is about J.W. Booth, who assassinated American President Abraham…

  • Complete Poems by Hart Crane

    £5.00

    Bloodaxe Books, 1984. First revised edition edited by Brom Weber. True first edition was published in 1966 by Liveright Publishing Corporation, New York. 21.5cm by 14cm, 222 pages in blue wraps. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Spine sunned, page edges slightly soiled with…

  • Genoa by Paul Metcalf

    £20.00

    Jonathan Williams Publisher, 1965. First Edition. Jargon 43. 26cm by 17.5cm yellow boards in dustwrapper, 190 pages. Paul Metcalf (1917–1999) was an American writer. He wrote in verse and prose and was the great-grandson of one of his major literary influences, Herman Melville. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and…

  • Giant Night by Anne Waldman. INSCRIBED.

    £10.00

    Corinth Books, New York, 1970. First edition. 20cm by 14.5cm, 94 pages, purple decorated covers. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and is INSCRIBED to him by the author. On the title page it reads: “for Richard Caddell in Durham with thanks Anne Waldman.” Condition:…

  • Harmonium by Wallace Stevens 1975

    £15.00

    St. James Press, London, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1975. Harmonium was first published in 1923. This reprint is photographed from the copy in University of London library. Part of the Poetry Reprint Series: Set One featuring Robert Graves, Wallace Stevens, John Betjeman, Conrad, Aiken and H.D.  This copy is from the library of the…

  • In. On. Or About The Premises by Paul Blackburn

    £15.00

    Cape Goliard Press, London, 1968. First paperback edition. 24.5cm by 16.5cm Green paper wraps in protective acetate wrapper. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Some wear to cover, hinge of front cover weak and slight browning to page edges.

  • Patagoni by Paul Metcalf

    £18.00

    Small Publishers Company, New York, 1971. First Edition. The Jargon Society, Penland, North Carolina.  26cm by 17.5cm yellow boards in dustwrapper, 140 pages. Paul Metcalf (1917–1999) was an American writer. He wrote in verse and prose and was the great-grandson of one of his major literary influences, Herman Melville. This copy is from the library…

  • Perfect Bound no 7 Summer 1979

    £3.00

    Perfect Bound poetry magazine edited by Peter Robinson and Richard Hammersley. This seventh issue was published to coincide with the 1979 Cambridge Poetry Festival. 21cm by 15cm, 88 pages. Features Elaine Feinstein, Tim Dooley, Denise Riley, Marina Tsvetayeva, Matthew Sweeney, Octavio Paz, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Anne Waldman. Condition: Covers slightly soiled and creased with…

  • poems (1962-1997) by robert lax

    £15.00

    wave books, seattle/new york, 2013. First edition. 23cm by 13cm white wraps, 353 pages. Edited by John Beer. Robert Lax (1915-2000) was an American poet, known in particular for his association with Thomas Merton. Condition: slight soiling and edge-wear to wraps.

  • Sea Garden by H.D. 1975

    £15.00

    St. James Press, London, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1975. Sea Garden was first published in 1916. This reprint is photographed from the copy in University of London library. Part of the Poetry Reprint Series: Set One featuring Robert Graves, Wallace Stevens, John Betjeman, Conrad, Aiken and H.D.  This copy is from the library of…

  • Spring In This World of Poor Mutts by Joseph Ceravolo

    £15.00

    Published for the Frank O’Hara Foundation at Columbia University Press, 1968. First edition. A Frank O’Hara Award Book. 21cm by 14cm green hardback 85 pages. This book was the first one to win the Frank O’Hara Award for Poetry. At the time Ceravolo was 34 years old and a civil engineer as well as a…

  • The Collected Poems 1955-1995 by Anne Stevenson

    £10.00

    Originally published by Oxford University Press, 1996  but labelled as published by Bloodaxe in 2000. 20cm by 13cm colour illustrated wraps, 276 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Slight wear to covers and light yellowing with age to page edges.

  • The Garden A Theophany by Martin Corless-Smith INSCRIBED

    £12.00

    Spectacular Books, New York 1998. 14cm by 11cm cream illustrated wraps. Martin Corless-Smith is an English poet and painter who lives and teaches in Boise; Idaho.This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) with the following inscription on fly-leaf:“To Ric with love from Martin Corless-Smith Durham Feb…

  • The Green Lake Is Awake by Joseph Ceravolo

    £9.50

    Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, 1994.  First edition. Selected Poems by Joseph Ceravolo with an Introduction by Kenneth Koch. 22.5cm by 15.5cm pink and black laminated wraps, 131 pages. In the 1960s Ceravolo won the inaugural Frank O’Hara Award for Poetry. He produced several books of poetry and died aged 54 in 1988. This copy is…

  • The New Poetry Selected and introduced by A. Alvarez

    £3.00

    Penguin, 1967. Reprint. First published in 1962. 18cm by 11cm, 245 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). A.A’s very own canon of British and American poets from John Berryman to David Wevill via Ted Hughes, Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton with Jackson…

  • Transmigration Solo by Joseph Ceravolo

    £15.00

    The Toothpaste Press, Iowa, 1979. First edition. 20cm by 13cm, orange and black decorated boards, 45 pages. In the 1960s Ceravolo won the inaugural Frank O’Hara Award for Poetry. He produced several books of poetry and died in 1988, nine years after this book was published. This copy is from the library of the late…