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81 (Milton, John). Visiak, E.H. THE PORTENT OF MILTON: Some Aspects of His Genius
New York: Humanities Press, 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket with light tanning to the spine panel. 
A standard work of critical essays by Visiak, an authority on Milton with an international reputation. The work, taken as a whole, is impressionistic and speculative , rather than formal biography. 148 pages; frontispiece, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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82 (Mims), Amy THE BOOK OF AMY
(Nicosia): (theopress), (1972). First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Near fine, in rubbed, illustrated covers. 
Prose poetry by the noted translator of Kazantzakis and other Greek writers. "You say it all spendidly. Real gusto. Real language."--Henry Miller, in a letter to Amy. With illustrations by Minos Argyrakis: cover, doublespread, frontispiece, intext. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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83 (Moore, Marianne). Hall, Donald MARIANNE MOORE: The Cage and the Animal
New York: Pegasus, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Study of the life, character and art of one of America's finest poets by another fine American poet. Notes, bibliography, index. In the Pegasus American Authors series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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84 (Moore, Marianne). Goodridge, Celeste. HINTS AND DISGUISES: Marianne Moore and Her Contemporaries
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1989). 0877452393 / 9780877452393 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with one light vertical crease to flapfold 
This first book-length study of Moore's prose focuses on her critical exchanges with Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, W.C. Williams and T.S. Eliot, drawing on previously unpublished letters and notes. 175 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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85 (Neruda, Pablo). Feinstein, Adam. PABLO NERUDA: A Passion for Life
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2004). 1582344108 / 9781582344102 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 497 pages; 54 photographs on black-and-white plates; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Feinstein draws on revealing interviews with those who knew Neruda best, as well as newly discovered documents for this full portrait. The Chilean poet and Nobel laureate's dramatic times, dynamic poetry and commitment to social justice made him an icon. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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86 (O'Connor, William van). Weber, Brom, editor SENSE AND SENSIBILITY IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY WRITING: A Gathering in Memory of William Van O'Connor
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1970). 0809304481 / 9780809304486 First edition. Hardcover. Bumped corner tip to the lower front cover, else a near fine copy in orange cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket with a couple of tiny spots of rubbing. 174 pages, notes, index. 
A collection of poetry, fiction, and literary criticism in honor of O'Connor, an American scholar, writer, and critic. Contributors include Robert Penn Warren, James Wright, Leonard Unger, and the subjects, John Fowles, THE GREAT GATSBY, and Mark Twain. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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87 (Olson, Charles). Bollobas, Eniko CHARLES OLSON
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket 
An introduction to the works of the radical avante-garde poet, delineating Olson's recurrent themes and encouraging a creative interaction between verse and reader. Twayne's United States Author Series #590. 149 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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88 (Pasternak, Boris). Rudova, Larissa UNDERSTANDING BORIS PASTERNAK
(Columbia, South Carolina): University of South Carolina Press, (1997). 1570031436 / 9781570031434 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red faux-leather with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 211 pages; chronology; notes; select bibliography; general index; and index of works. 
Pasternak was selected in this series of studies on world authors, not just for his only novel DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, but principally for his major ranking as a great Russian poet. An introduction to the author's life and works. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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89 (Potebnja, Alexander A.). Fizer, John ALEXANDER A. POTEBNJA'S PSYCHOLINGUISTIC THEORY OF LITERATURE: A Metacritical Inquiry
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, (1986). 0916458164 / 9780916458164 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 164 pages; bibliography, and an index. 
Study written for the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute that examines the life and theories of the 19th century Ukrainian linguist, who became very influential in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, before being renounced and almost forgotten in the 1930s. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 (Pound, Ezra). Carpenter, Humphrey A SERIOUS CHARACTER: The Life of Ezra Pound
London & Boston: Faber and Faber, (1988). 0571147860 / 9780571147861 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. Thick quarto. 1005 pages; appendices; indexed. Illustrated with photographs. 
Massive and fully documented biography that carefully scrutinizes and often takes issue with the accepted valuation of Pound's achievements and personality. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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91 (Pound, Ezra). Gallup, Donald EZRA POUND: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, (1983). 0813909767 / 9780813909769 First edition. Revision of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EZRA POUND, first issued in London in 1963. Hardcover. Fine in orange-red cloth stamped in gilt, in photo-pictorial dust jacket that is mildly age-toned and shows some minor rubbing. Published for the Bibliographical Society for the University of Virginia and St. Paul's Bibliographies. 
Describes in detail American, English and Italian first editions of 106 books by Pound; some 130 books edited or translated by him, over 2,000 contributions by him to periodicals; over 500 translations of his writings; and miscellanea. Indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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92 (Pound, Ezra). Kuberksi, Philip A CALCULUS OF EZRA POUND: Vocations of the American Sign
Gainesville, [et alia]: University Press of Florida, (1992). 0813011396 / 9780813011394 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in light brown cloth stamped in black to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"Kuberski locates the central tension between Pound's poety and his politics....In his title and his terminology Kuberski employs the metaphor of stones, a calculating device, to chart Pound's overt concerns." Works cited, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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London: Oxford University Press, 1961. B0007KB6Q0 First edition, first printing. From the library of noted bookman, Lawrence Clark Powell with his dated ownership signature to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Fine in dark caramel cloth with gilt spine titling; in a printed dust jacket that shows some toning to the spine panel. Small octavo. Edited with notes by Evelyn Hardy and Robert Gittings. 
After the death of his first wife, Emma, Hardy found a manuscript copy of her recollections which inspired from him an outpouring of poems about her. Here are the recollections and the poems, illustrated with a number of sketches, drawings and photos. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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94 (Rilke, Rainer Marie). Shaw, Priscilla Washburn RILKE, VALERY AND YEATS: The Domain of the Self
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Whisper of wear to the extremities, else a fine copy in a very mildly age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket. Index of quotations. 
Comparative study of the three poets explores "the way in which language registers inevitably our sense of the world and of ourselves." Jacket design based on "Musical Faun" by Pablo Picasso. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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95 (Robinson, Edward Arlington). White, William EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON: A Supplementary Bibliography
[Kent, Ohio]: The Kent State University Press, (1971). 0873381076 / 9780873381079 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full red cloth with gilt spine-stamping; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"A supplement to Charles Beecher Hogan's admirable A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON...includes material in Mr. Hogan's "Edwin Arlington Robinson: New Bibliographical Notes." 168 pages, including index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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96 (Rossetti, Dante Gabriel). Riede, David G. DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI REVISITED
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805770275 / 9780805770278 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Attempting to dispel the legend of Rossetti as spiritual aesthete and fleshy bohemian, this study places the poet and painter in the context of the Victorian culture in which he lived. Twayne's English Authors Series #186. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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97 (Rossetti, Dante Gabriel). Riede, David G., editor CRITICAL ESSAYS ON DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI
New York: G.K. Hall & Co., (1992). 0816188637 / 9780816188635 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new; without dust jacket as issued. Tall octavo. 212 pages, including index. 
A collection of critical pieces including contributions from Swinburne, Walter Pater and Rossetti himself, arranged in chronological order. Part of G.K. Hall's Critical Essays on British Literature. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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98 (Sandburg, Carl). Golden, Harry CARL SANDBURG
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1961). B0006AWZAW First edition, first printing. Tan cloth with gilt lettering and rules, maroon spine block and cover portrait of Sandburg; photo-pictorial jacket Hardcover. Substantial offsetting to front end paper else near fine, in a very good plus, mildly age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket with light nicking to upper spine edge, light shelfwear. 
"Harry Golden greatly admired and loved Carl Sandburg, and the feeling was indeed mutual. Golden's anecdotal account is both an engaging portrait of Sandburg and a tribute to their friendship." Illustrated with photographs. 287 pages, including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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99 (Sappho). Davenport, Guy, translator SAPPHO: Poems and Fragments
Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press, (1965). First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in terra cotta cloth with gilt device to the front cover; in a lightly rubbed, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a number of very short closed edge tears and creases to the upper jacket edge. 
Sappho, the great love poet of Mytilene, sang of the gods, graceful youths, and nature. Her poetry has not survived intact, but rather in fragments, which Davenport has translated as simply and faithfully as possible. Preface, notes by the translator. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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100 (Sarton, May). Evans, Elizabeth MAY SARTON, REVISITED
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A retrospective of Sarton's long and multifaceted career in American letters, this comprehensive study considers her poetry, fiction, memoirs and journals. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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