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

click for a larger image of item #27889, A Shade of Paden Hopewell, Pied Oxen Printers, 2006. A long poem by Eshleman in memory of his longtime friend, the artist Bill Paden, who died in 2004. Of a total edition of 50 copies, this is one of 15 numbered copies reserved for the poet and for the printer, David Sellers. Signed by Eshleman and Sellers. With a Hanga woodcut frontispiece signed by Bill Paden and numbered as one of 100 copies but, according to the colophon, no more than 30 were completed before Paden's death. A fine copy, from the library of author Clayton Eshleman. Letter of provenance available. [#027889] $1,000
(NY), Caterpillar, (1967). Poems by Eshleman, issued as Caterpillar X. Copy 10 of 300 numbered copies. Not signed on the colophon, but inscribed by Eshleman to Alan Brilliant of Unicorn Press. Tapebound in tall cardstock covers. Some offsetting to title page around the address portion of mailing envelope that is laid in; near fine. [#028759] $40