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1 Barker, Wendy Let the Ice Speak : Poems by Wendy Barker
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A. Ithaca House 1990 0878861343 / 9780878861347 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Minor scuffs to covers. Clean and bright pages. 69 ppg. "Meditating on subjects that range from families to fairytales, from childhoods to deaths and death- threats, Barker produces works that are apparently casual yet expertly cadenced, revealing yet again her impressive lyrical and narrative talents."Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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Ireland Poetry, Charles Sullivan (editor)
2 Charles Sullivan (editor) Ireland Poetry
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc 1990 0810934531 / 9780810934535 hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 11 and 1/2 high by 8 and 1/2 wide "To Sean with best regards" Charles Sullivan
Signed and inscribed by editor. Solid and square. Book is like new. Jacket is protected by archival quality mylar cover. 208 pp including index. From the flap, "Wherever green is worn," Yeats Wrote, "a terrible beauty is born." The beauty of IReland and the troubled history that inspired the poet's words permeate the pages of this book, a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated selection of poems about Ireland..." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Colles, Ramsay Ed. The Complete Poetical Works of George Darley
George Routledge & Sons, Limited Hardcover Good No Jacket Jacket 
Muses library. Blue boards. Part of outside of spine is gone but pages are still firmly attached. Edge wear and cracks to boards and corners bumped. Spine shaken between pages 304 and 305. 538 ppg.Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 111.10 USD
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Zen for A Frogman, Gilbert H Mackin
4 Gilbert H Mackin Zen for A Frogman
CreateSpace 2013 1492816779 / 9781492816775 first Paperback New 
This is a collection of adventure stories. Some take the reader into the sea with US Navy SEAL Teams and frogmen. The author challenges the reader with tales about the rigors of training and the dangers of combat. In this fiction, the sea is an enemy that tests the courage, determination and stamina of military and civilian men and boys in boats and ships. Battle on the Rugby pitch, Zen Buddhism, swarms of hornets, hazards of the depths, blazing barrels of the Viet Cong, fear in combat and high on long ladders, boredom at sea, insanity, revenge, love and death fill the pages of this book. Several pleasant poems separate the exciting adventures. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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5 Hollander, John Editor American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse
New York, New York, U.S.A. Library of America 2003 1931082499 / 9781931082495 Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
In shrink wrap from publisher. Never opened. Daily shipping. "Bubbling over with engaging parodies, sparkling aphorisms, and wisecracking asides, the poems gathered here display a sure- footed handling of the poet's art."Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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6 Michie, James The Epigrams of Martial
London Hart- Davis, MacGibbon 1972 0246105763 / 9780246105769 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Granada Publishing Limited, First published in Great Britain 1973 by Hart- Davis, Macgibbon Ltd, 3 Upper James Street London W1R 4BP. In mylar cover. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Price in pound sterling crossed out in pencil and the date 1973 printed next to it on inside of dust jacket. No other marks. Martial, the father of the epigram and perhaps its greatest exponent, was one of the brilliant Spaniards who made their literary mark in first-century Rome. Poor but averse to regular work, he survived by hi swits - by dancing attendance on wealthy patrons, and writing poetry. His epigrams embraced a faxcinating range of moods - scabrous, affectionate, flattering, cruel, ingenious, elegiac, playful. And his targets were spongers, fortune- hunters, schoolmasters, jockeys, slaves, prostitutes, doctors, prudes, perverts, philosophers, poets, and above all the rech, who are always with us. What he caustically evokes is not 'the grandeur that was Rome', but the squalor and vivacity of a great European city." All orders processed within 24 hoursHard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 33.30 USD
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7 Nicolson, M. J. Editor Selected Poems from the Indian Love Lyrics of Laurence Hope
London William Heinemann 1922 Hardcover Good 
Burgundy boards. Gold titles on front and spine. Minor shelf wear. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Some foxing to front and rear endpapers. Bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. 112 pages, last two pages are uncut part way through. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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8 Pushkin, Alexander S. (translated By Eugene M. Kayden) Eugene Onegin
Yellow Springs, Ohio The Antioch Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket Kuzmin, N. V. 
Signed and inscribed by translator Eugene M. Kayden title page. There is also a photo enclosed of Kayden with an iscription and signature on back dated, 14 July 1966. 263 ppg including index. BInding is solid. Minor chips to dj edges. Green cloth boards with dark gray spine, gold titles on spine. Minor foxing on inside of dj. Dust Jacket is protected by mylar cover.Signed by Translator. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Kuzmin, N. V.. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 55.60 USD
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9 Tillitt, Sylvia Payne Threads of Life a Collection
Sylvia Payne Tillitt 1994 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
153 pages. Poems and photos in a beautiful book. Blue wraps with gold titles on cover and spine. A nice gift! proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 24.40 USD
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10 Videen, Susan Downing Tales of Heichu
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Harvard Univ Press 1990 0674387155 / 9780674387157 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Red cloth covered boards. No wear to book. Dust jacket has minor scrapes and remains of a price label on back. Dust jacket is faded in areas and is now protected by archival quality mylar cover. Book appears to be unread or unopened. "In the tenth- century Heichu monogatari, the Heian lover and poet Heichu made his first extended appearance. Despite the excellence of its poems, embedded in narratives of great delicacy and humor, few copies of this first Tales of Heichu survived in the Kamakura period. ... In this book, Susan Downing Videen traces the vicissitudes of Heichus literary history." Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 33.30 USD
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11 Waley, Arthur The Nine Songs a Study of Shamanism in Ancient China
London George Allen and Unwin Ltd 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Blue cloth covered boards with green dj. Evidence of water damage to edges of boards, but pages are clean, albeit yellowed with age. Chips and tears to edges of dj. Previous owners name in ink on ffep. 64 pages including index. "The book is chiefly intended for lovers of poetry and students of comparative religion. But in order to make it of use to sinologues the author has given full references to the sources, and some brief philological notes."Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 55.60 USD
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12 Williams, P. E. Poems of P. E. Williams Volume I 1970 to 1973
Taipei, China Caves Books, Ltd. 1973 Paperback Good Signed
Signed and insrcribed on title page. Orange cover has some minor scuffs. 86 pagesSigned by Author. Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 17.80 USD
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