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Portfolio One / 1983; Ten Illustrated Poetry Broadsides

Portfolio One / 1983; Ten Illustrated Poetry Broadsides

by Broadsides - Astor, Susan / Bly, Robert / Carrier, Constance / Clemente, Vince / Eberhart, Richard / Heyen, William / Krapf, Norbert / Oates, Joyce Carol / Stafford, William / Swenson, May (with original Illustrations by Marvin Bileck, John De Pol, John D

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Roslyn Harbor, NY: The Stone House Press, 1983. First edition. Loose Sheets. Fine. Elephant folio. Introduction by Gerard Previn Meyer. A suite of ten loose poetry broadsides in a hardbound folded portfolio and contained in a matching hardbound slipcase with printed label at spine. All elements in fine condition. Produced in a slender edition of only 100 copies. Original separate signed wood engraving by John De Pol laid in. Each broadside is SIGNED by the poet. Broadsides measure nearly 12 x 16" tall. A scarce complete set.
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[BROADSIDES] AMERICAN POETRY PORTFOLIO

[BROADSIDES] AMERICAN POETRY PORTFOLIO

by GINSBERG, Allen; UPDIKE, John; STAFFORD, William; PASTAN, Linda McHUGH, Heather; NEMEROV, Howard; HEYEN, William; DAVISON, Scott

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Dallas: Northouse & Northouse, 1981. First Edition. broadsides. Fine in case as issued. A collection of 8 folio broadsides and title page ranging in size from 13" x 17" to 13" x 19" and printed on heavy paper of various colors with all but two of the broadsides illustrated and each individually SIGNED by the author. This is Copy "F" of 26 lettered copies of a total edition of 126. Contributors are John Updike ("Two Sonnets"), Allen Ginsberg ("Capitol Air" - - Ginsberg has also made a single word holograph correction to the text), Linda Pastan ("Mother Eve"), Howard Nemerov ("Landscape with Self-Portrait"), Heather McHugh ("From 20,000 Feet"), William Stafford ("Geography Lesson"), William Heyen ("Mother and Son"), and Scott Davison ("Soft Salvation"). The five printers are The Red Ozier Press, The Meadow Press, The Press of A. Colish, The Press of W. Thomas Taylor, and the Wind River Press. Housed in a plexiglass box especially made for this publication and allowing the portfolio to be hung on a… Read More
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West of Your City

by William Stafford

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Los Gatos, California: The Talisman Press, 1960. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair/Poor. Newton Baird [title-page]. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "for Linda {"Miss _______" in many a good class} Prof. William Stafford". I could not quite make out the last name in the inscription, early signature by Stafford. Boards covered in patterned dark blue, white and red paper printed by Robert Greenwood, with a black linen spine, paper label on spine with title, Mimbres-style blue and orange leaping fish on title-page, off white dust jacket printed in red and black, price on front flap $5.00, one of 350 hardbound copies, Pirie A3. Clean unmarked copy, solid binding, very nice. The fragile dust jacket has dampstains, chips at spine ends, spine panel and along top edge of rear panel, tears have been repaired on the back side with archival document tape. Although the dj is only fair to poor it has done its job of protecting the book. Stafford's first collection of… Read More
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WEST OF YOUR CITY

WEST OF YOUR CITY

by STAFFORD, William

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Los Gatos, CA: The Talisman Press, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very mild wear and soiling to the covers. About Fine. Decorated salmon-colored wraps with a title page bearing a striking blue and orange fish design in a Native American motif. Stafford's scarce first book of poetry, preceded by DOWN IN MY HEART, a collection of fictional accounts based on his own experience in Civilian Public Service camps for religious objectors during the Second World War. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper: "For the John Grosses/with all good wishes/from a grateful old friend--/Bill Stafford/November 1965."
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West of Your City: Poems

by William Stafford

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Salem, Oregon
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Los Gatos, California: Talisman Press, 1960. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine/Good. Newton Baird [title-page]. Signed on the front endpaper "K.U.! Bill Stafford". This copy includes the often missing plain white dust jacket, only printing on the jacket is the price on front flap $2.50. Title page with Mimbres-style blue and orange leaping fish is complemented by the Salmon colored wrappers and the printed paper label with the same fish design in green and black pasted on front cover, one of 100 copies in wrappers, Pirie A3. Nice clean unmarked copy, would be fine except for a small paper abrasion to the upper corner of front endpaper from an eraser. Dust jacket spine tanned, a few soiled spots and short edge tear at head of spine. Stafford's first book of poems. Photos on request.
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TRANSITION
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TRANSITION: a collection of fourteen poetry broadsides.

by Stafford, William; Kim Stafford; Denise Levertov et al. [Donald Hall]

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Waldron Island WA: Brooding Heron Press & Jawbone Press, 1982-1988. First Edition Thus. Portfolio. Fine. Fourteen broadsides, plus title and content sheets with an introduction signed by publishers & printers Sam and Sally Green; laid into a plain white folder with printed paper title label. The first fourteen (14) broadsides printed by the Greens. A special copy for "authors and friends of the press"; this copy marked "Donald Hall's set" in red ink on the contents page. Authors & Titles - all broadsides are signed as issued: Denise Levertov "Candles In Babylon"; Edward Harkness "Wild Flowers"; Jody Aliesan "Spell"; Alicia Hokanson "Phosphorus"; W. M. Ransom "From The Porch At Kapowsin"; David Lee "Sonnet on the Sun, Rising..."; William Stafford "Anniversaries"; Lee Bassett "Buffalo Jump"; Kim Stafford "After All These Are Elemental Things"; Barry Sternlieb "Thinning the Rows"; Howard Aaron "The Side Yard"; Robert Sund "The Rest of the Way"; Melinda Mueller: "Alpine Violet"; Tim McNulty "Gatha for… Read More
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Eleven Untitled Poems

Eleven Untitled Poems

by STAFFORD, William

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(Mt. Horeb): Perishable Press, 1968. Softcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in wrappers, and fine dustwrapper. One of 250 numbered copies. Scarce.
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Smoke's Way

Smoke's Way

by STAFFORD, William

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ISBN 13
9780915308408
ISBN 10
0915308401
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[Port Townsend, Washington]: Graywolf Press, 1978. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Slightly sunned at the spine, still fine in string-tied wrappers. One of 26 numbered copies Signed by the poet. Scarce.
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The Design on the Oriole [Limited Edition, Signed]
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The Design on the Oriole [Limited Edition, Signed]

by STAFFORD, William

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Mt. Horeb, WI: Night Heron Press, 1977. First, Limited Edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author, this being #185; (13.35cm); letterpress printed sheets, sewn into gray handmade wrappers, with printed title label mounted to front cover; [28]pp. Fine copy. Short collection of verse by American poet and pacifist William Stafford, most of which first appeared in the pages of Audience, Chrysalis, Colorado Quarterly, Northwest Review, and Epoh Studio, et al.
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After Arguing against the Contention That Art Must Come from Discontent

by Stafford, William

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Lone Goose Press, Eugene, Oregon, 1991. Loose Leaf. Very Good. Signed. October, 1991. 14" x 19" broadside poster poem, from the collection A GLASS FACE IN THE RAIN (copyright 1982) by William Stafford. Signed by Stafford. Printed by hand for the Lane Arts Council by Sandy Tilcock and Alexandra Prentiss. Linocut illustration by Susan Lowdermilk. Unnumbered of 100 copies, house in a black clothbound folio. Sheet fine aside from some very slight rubbing to bottom edge. Folio shows some light scuffing and a small stray mark to back.
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Traveling Through The Dark

by Stafford, William

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New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Green and black patterned paper covered boards with black spine lettering. Dust jacket design matches book. Jacket has 2 small closed tears on upper edge and some wear at top of flap folds. Jacket spine also with some minor wear. Signed by author on ffep. Beautiful lyricism with a Western tone.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
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Brother Wind

Brother Wind

by STAFFORD, William

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(Rexburg, Idaho): Honeybrook Press, 1986. Softcover. Fine. First edition, trade issue. Illustrated wrappers. Light wear to the yapped edges, else fine. One of 250 copies. Although not called for in the trade issues, this copy is Signed by the author. Scarce.
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Around You, Your House & A Catechism

Around You, Your House & A Catechism

by STAFFORD, William

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ISBN 13
9780060969165
ISBN 10
0060969164
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Knotting: The Sceptre Press, 1979. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Stapled printed wrappers. Fine. Copy number 22 of 50 numbered copies Signed by the author.
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Typed Letter Signed

Typed Letter Signed

by Stafford, William

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1985. TLS. 8.5 x 11 inch sheet, 20lb white stock. Dated "6 July 1985." Stafford writing to Louis McKee, the publisher of the literary magazine "The Axe Factory Review" apologizing profusely for his unintended duplicate submission. "I found to my horror that... "Listening to the Tide"... is alas at two places now... (and) the only thing to do was write this note in great haste, to minimize the damage..." Stafford goes on to explain his manuscript management, and how he could have made his mistake. Ends with "Humbly and guilty." Signed "Bill Stafford" in ink. Aprx two hundred and forty words. Folded twice for mailing, slight wrinkling at lower corner; otherwise, in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. Unbound. Fine/Not Issued.
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The Rescued Year
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The Rescued Year

by Stafford, William

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1966 First printing of the stated first edition, first state with page listing author's books up front, printing information at rear, untrimmed fore-edge, and $3.95 list price to jacket flap. Signed directly on a bookplate by William Stafford and laid-in to the half-title page. Book with light rubbing to board edge, faint toning to pastedowns and a tiny bump/rub to bottom back corner, else in fine condition; dust jacket with some rubbing/wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing along spine folds and light toning to spine and folds, else fine.

Stafford was the recipient of the National Book Award in 1963, a Shelley Memorial Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Western States Lifetime Achievement Award in Poetry. In 1970, he was the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (U. S. Poet Laureate).
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THE LAND ON THE TIP OF A HAIR. Poems in Wood

THE LAND ON THE TIP OF A HAIR. Poems in Wood

by HUI-MING, Wang (illustrator). BLY, Robert; SIMIC, Charles; STAFFORD, William; TATE, James; et. al

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Used - Soiling to covers, light crease lower front cover. Very Good
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(Barre, MA): (Barre Publishers), (1972). First Edition. Softcover. Soiling to covers, light crease lower front cover. Very Good. Wang Hui-Ming. Pictorial wraps (8-1/2" x 11-1/2"), published in both hardcover and softcover. Unpaginated and printed on rectos only. Poems by Bly and others printed as and illustrated with woodcuts by Wang Hui-Ming. SIGNED by Bly FIVE TIMES at different points in the text and by Hui-Ming twice, dating one of his signatures 1988.
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Two About Music (Signed)

by Stafford, William

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Used - Near Fine Plus.
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Paperback
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Knotting, Bedfordshire: Sceptre, 1978. Limited to 150 numbered copies printed on Abbey Mills laid paper; nos. 1-50 are signed by the poet. This is copy number 2. Contains two poems by this American poet "They Say" and "How to Get Back".. Signed by Author. First Edition. Chapbook. Near Fine Plus..
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Stories and Storms and Strangers

Stories and Storms and Strangers

by STAFFORD, William

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9780917005015
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0917005015
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(Rexburg, Idaho): Honeybrook Press, 1984. Softcover. Fine. First edition. String-tied wrappers. Fine. One of 26 lettered copies Signed by the poet.
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... stained the water clear...'' a Festschrift for Lloyd J. Reynolds
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... stained the water clear...'' a Festschrift for Lloyd J. Reynolds

by Compiled by a few of the many who know the man [including Alfred Fairbank, Gary Snyder, John Cage, William Stafford, James Dickey, Philip Whalen, Lew Welch, Mary Barnard, Edward Catich, Raymond DaBoll, Jaki Svaren, William Dickey, Lou Harrison, Carolyn Ki

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Portland, Oregon: Reed College, 1966. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Signed by Author(s). Limited, numbered first edition of 1000 copies (303/1000), signed by Lloyd Reynold on the reverse of the front free endpaper. Printed wrapper shows a light touch of rubbing. Interior is clean and unmarked. A very nice copy. ix, 86 pages. 12 x 12 inches. Placed in a removable clear archival wrapper. A tribute to the master-calligrapher and Reed College professor, Lloyd J. Reynolds, with contributions from an exceptional array of calligraphers, poets, artists, and scholars, including Alfred Fairbank, Gary Snyder, John Cage, William Stafford, James Dickey, Philip Whalen, Lew Welch, Mary Barnard, Edward Catich, Raymond DaBoll, Jaki Svaren, William Dickey, Lou Harrison, Carolyn Kizer, Lucien Stryk, Vern Vutsala, and Jonathan Williams. Preface by Philip Whalen, who helped originate this volume along with the Reed senior and author of the introduction, Mark Loeb. Additional contributors include: Jacob… Read More
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In the Deep Channel (Broadside)

In the Deep Channel (Broadside)

by Stafford, William

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St. Paul: Robert Johnson / Melia Press, 1990. Fine condition. Number 52 of 80 copies signed by Stafford and Johnson. 33 X 48 cm.
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