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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

Chicago, Poetry, 1953. Warmly and lengthily inscribed by Dahlberg at his contribution, "Ushant, A Long Lotus Sleep," an excerpt from a work-in-progress. Near fine in wrappers. [#017387] $125
NY, Crowell, (1976). The last book published in his lifetime by one of the great American men of letters, whose career spanned generations and linked a wide variety of the strands of American literature: he was arrested as a Communist with Nathanael West in 1934; he formed a close friendship with Charles Olson; his writing was included in the suppressed issue of Big Table magazine, along with Kerouac, Burroughs and Corso, and he later became friends with Allen Ginsberg. This copy is inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "For my very dear Friend, ____/ with much love, and always/ gracious thanks 'forevermore/ the exchequer of the poor.'/ Devotedly,/ Edward." Several page corners turned; else fine in fine dust jacket. [#012769] $100
Minneapolis, U. of Minnesota Press, 1964. A collection of essays on various subjects, including a long essay on Melville. Fine in a near fine, lightly sunned and surface soiled dust jacket. An uncommon title. [#012765] $70
Austin, U. of Texas, (1965). Poetry. One of only 1000 copies. With a foreword by Allen Tate. Fine in a near fine, spine-tanned dust jacket. [#012766] $30
London, Calder & Boyars, (1970). The first British edition of this collection of short aphoristic texts, with drawings by Ben Shahn. The first part is devoted to the Western cultural tradition, and the second focuses on pre-Columbian America, ultimately fusing the two to reach for a unified vision of the American cultural legacy. Fine in a fine, price-clipped dust jacket. [#012763] $30
(Norfolk), New Directions, (1957). A collection of short aphoristic texts, with drawings by Ben Shahn. The first part is devoted to the Western cultural tradition, and the second focuses on pre-Columbian America, ultimately fusing the two to reach for a unified vision of the American cultural legacy. Fine in a near fine, sunned dust jacket. [#012762] $30
NY, Crowell, 1976. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#701534] $20
(NY), (Crowell), (1976). Uncorrected proof copy. Tapebound. Light staining along the front spine fold, seemingly from the adhesive; very good. A format suggestive of substantial scarcity: the pages are shot from galley sheets; the cover and title page are reproduced from hand-lettered design. [#000086] $20
NY, Paragon House, (1990). Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. [#707430] $20
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