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1 Aiken, Conrad; illustrated by John Vernon Lord A LITTLE WHO'S ZOO OF MILD ANIMALS
New York: A Jonathan Cape Book/Atheneum, 1977. 0689306075 / 9780689306075 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial cloth; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Volume of verse for children by the distinguished American poet and novelist is a bestiary of bizarre hybrid animals such as the Alligatorangutan and the Jaguarmadillo--accompanied by Lord's extravagant and witty artwork, in b&w and color. 
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2 (Aiken, Conrad). Bonnell, F.W & F.C., compilers CONRAD AIKEN: A Bibliography (1902-1978).
San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1982. 0873281187 / 9780873281188 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. The first comprehensive and authoritative bibliography of this important American poet, novelist, playwright and critic. 
Recorded in five sections: works by Aiken; works edited by or contributed to by Aiken; his first appearances in U.S. and British periodicals; translations of his works; and ephemeral pieces and miscellaneous media productions. Indexed. Out-of-print. 
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3 Aiken, Conrad LANDSCAPE WEST OF EDEN
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First U.S. edition printed in Great Britain at the Temple Press. Hardcover. The usual uniform tanning to the endpapers, else a very nearly fine copy in tan boards with brown spine titles; in a near fine, remarkably clean dust jacket with two short closed tears to the front panel. Uncommonly fresh. 
LANDSCAPE WEST OF EDEN, perhaps Conrad Aiken's most complex poem, seeks awareness to a higher consciousness through an allegorical geography. Aiken was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1930 for his collection SELECTED POEMS. Bonnell A28b. 
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4 (Aiken, Conrad). Killorin, Joseph, editor SELECTED LETTERS OF CONRAD AIKEN
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978. 0300021801 / 9780300021806 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. Tall octavo. 350 pages; indexed. 
245 letters from the man Malcom Cowley called "the buried giant of American writing," selected from a pile of around 3,500, including some written to friends such as T.S. Eliot and Malcolm Lowry. Striking photo of the author to jacket front panel. 
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5 Aiken, Conrad SKYLIGHT ONE
London: John Lehmann, (1951). First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in pale blue cloth; in a near fine dust jacket with a very minor smudge to the front panel and a tiny nick to the spine head. 
Slim collection of lyrics and verse from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. 
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6 Aiken, Conrad; Cummings, E.E.; Russell, Bertrand; Pound, Ezra, et alia THE DIAL, April 1922
Greenwich, Connecticut: The Dial Publishing Company, 1922. Volume LXXII Number 4. Mild soiling, a few minor edge tears, thus about near fine, in perfect-bound printed wraps. Digest-sized periodical. 
Subjects include George Sand, Napoleon, Donald Evans. Other contributors include: Padraic Colum, Kenneth Burke, Gilbert Seldes, John Gould Fletcher, Wittner Bynner. Artwork by Henri-Matisse, Alfeo Faggi, Sidney D. Carlyle, Wilhelm Lehmbruck. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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