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Prairie City, Decker Press, (1948). An unrecorded variant of this uncommon title. Gray cloth with the same design as that of the apparently first issue yellow cloth, in a blue dust jacket with gold and black lettering, a price of $1 and the words "THE ARCHIVE of Duke University" in place of "Louis Untermeyer" on the dust jacket copy. According to Morgan, Decker printed about 200 copies of this title, about 20 of which were the first issue, although Morgan doesn't account for all known variants. Shortly after printing this book, Decker disappeared and his car was found abandoned, a mystery that was never solved. Fine in a mildly sunned, else fine dust jacket. [#001805] $1,500
Prairie City, Decker Press, (1948). An unrecorded variant of this uncommon title. Gray cloth with the same design as that of the apparently first issue yellow cloth, in a purple and pink floral dust jacket with red and blue lettering, a $2 "Gift Edition" price, and different jacket copy. Near fine in a good dust jacket: the front flap has separated and is laid in. [#001806] $750
Baden, Jonathan Williams, 1953. Poet John Ciardi's copy of Patchen's book, with Ciardi's ownership signature and address stamp and with a few underlinings and a marginal notation in the early pages of the text, presumably made by Ciardi. This is the issue in wrappers, not identified by the bibliographer, and one of 450 copies. With a plain bookmark laid in from the Saturday Review, where Ciardi worked as poetry editor. Near fine in self-wrappers. [#001810] $450
Redruth, Cornwall, U.K., Books and Things/Red Crab Design, [ca. 1972]. A broadside poem in tribute to Miriam and Kenneth Patchen. Number 5 in the Posterpoem series. Approximately 20" x 30". Unevenly folded in 16ths for mailing, and with minor edge wear; near fine. This copy is in an edgeworn envelope addressed to an employee of the St. Mary's University Library in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Uncommon: OCLC lists only one copy as being held in libraries worldwide. [#029877] $375
NY, Harriss & Givens, (1942). First edition of his fourth book, the regular issue (there was also a painted issue, limited to 75 copies). Printed in an edition of 775 copies. This copy is inscribed by the author. Spine slightly darkened; near fine, lacking the dust jacket. [#001792] $250
(Norfolk), New Directions, (1957). Poetry and prose poems, these being all the new poems Patchen had written since the publication of Red Wine and Yellow Hair in 1949. Rubbing to spine tips; else fine in a near fine, mildly dusty dust jacket. [#019291] $100
NY, Random House, (1936). His first book, a collection of poems published in an edition of 2000 copies. Ownership signature of poet Ronald T. Johnson. Spine faded; near fine, lacking the dust jacket but with the flap text laid in. [#019275] $70
(NY), (Padell), (1948). His sixth book, and the first to introduce his poems-in-drawings technique, a unique approach to linking his poetry and artwork. This is the second edition. One of 2500 copies. The contents are the same as the first edition, with the exception of a three page poem reproducing Patchen's holograph which did not appear in the earlier edition. Spot to top stain; else fine in a very good dust jacket with several short tears. [#019279] $70
(NY), (Padell), (1948). The reissue. First thus, with material not included in the first edition. Near fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. [#001790] $70
Norfolk, New Directions, (1939). His second book (Morgan A2), printed in an edition of 800 copies. Spine and edge-sunned cloth; near fine, lacking the dust jacket. [#019276] $60
NY, Padell, (1947). Patchen's only conventional novel. Text block shaken; some spotting to cloth; very good in a very good dust jacket with internally tape-mended edge tears. [#019285] $45
On Sale: $23
London, Cape, (1968). First edition of this collection, with poems selected for this volume by Nathaniel Tarn and a short preface by him. Crown crimped, top edge foxed; near fine in near fine dust jacket. [#001816] $45
(NY), (Ganis & Harris), (1948). The second edition of his fourth book, first published in 1942. Fine in a very good dust jacket rubbed at the corners and folds. [#019287] $45
NY, Padell, (1947). Patchen's only conventional novel. Slight edge fading; else fine in a very good dust jacket with wear and dampstaining to the crown and a chip threatening at the upper rear spine fold. [#021275] $35
(France), Gallimard, (1950). The first French edition of Patchen's only conventional novel. Pages uncut; label removed lower spine; small tears at spine folds; still near fine in wrappers. [#019286] $30
NY, New Directions, (1949). Near fine in a good, surface-soiled dust jacket with a couple long, internally tape-repaired edge tears and a small chip in the front panel. [#019288] $30
NY, Padell, (1947). Patchen's only conventional novel. Front hinge cracking, otherwise very good copy in a good, moderately dampstained dust jacket chipped at the spine extremities. [#001802] $25
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