London: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., . Gilt mustard-brown cloth. Photographs. Very good or better in spine tanned dust jacket with tiny inner mend at edge. First edition. The official and essential history to its date, including cast lists, lists of plays in Gaelic and those noted as "experimental," etc.
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Kingston, NY: Styles & Kiersted, 1901. Small octavo. Blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. First edition. One of 750 copies printed. Light rubbing to edges, otherwise a very good (or better) copy. Copies also appeared in orange cloth.
London: Constable, 1930. Cloth. First edition. One of fifty numbered copies, specially bound and signed by the author. This copy is additionally inscribed and signed by him. Backstrip sunned, very good.
[London: Ferry Press, 1966]. Pictorial wrappers. First edition. One of 350 copies. Wrappers lightly edge-tanned and soiled, but a good copy.
Urbana: Univ. of Illinois, . Cloth. First edition of this ample selection from the magazine, edited by Dan Curley, et al. Fine in near fine dust jacket.
[New York]: New Directions, . 64pp. Gilt cloth. First edition, US clothbound issue, printed in Great Britain. Cloth somewhat humidity speckled, otherwise very good in fine dust jacket.
Pittsburgh: UnMon America, 2000. Quarto. Printed stapled wrappers. Portrait. First U.S. edition. Some light use, couple of soft wrinkles, but near fine.
New York: Random House, . Boards. First edition. Review slip and promotional material laid in. Spine ends slightly rubbed, otherwise about fine in faintly dust smudged dust jacket.
[Boston: BMB Publishing], 1972. Printed wrappers. First edition. Very good.
London: Paul Breman, 1970. Pictorial wrappers. First edition of the author's first book, issued as volume eight of the Heritage Series. About fine, with prospectus laid in.
Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm [Charles Heartman], 1945. 90pp. Printed wrappers. Wrappers tanned at edges, but very good. First edition, ordinary wrapperbound issue, of this expansion on the pioneering 1916 list compiled by Arthur Schomburg, Published as Heartman's Historical Series No. 70.
Prague: Mladá Fronta, 1962. pp. Narrow quarto. Folded signatures laid into decorated stiff textured card wallet folder. Illustrations in color. Fine. First edition thus. One of 2000 copies. A collection of African poems and songs, translated from English and French into Czech by Jiri Valja and Petr Kopta, accompanied by...
Boston: Houghton, 1968. Original uncorrected long galleys of the first edition, edited with an introduction by Robert Fitzgerald. This copy bears a number of manuscript corrections and revisions by Fitzgerald in his introduction, and bears his alteration of the original title to the published title. Very good.
New Haven, Yale, 1934. Large octavo. Cloth. First edition, first book. Issued as YSP 33. Spine and edges tanned, else very good, lacking the dust jacket.
New Haven, Yale, 1934. Large octavo. Cloth. First edition, first book. Issued as YSP 33, with an introduction by Archibald MacLeish. Spine and edges faded, internally very good, lacking the dust jacket.
New York: Brooks-Bryce Foundation, [ 1927]. Small octavo. Red paper boards, printed label. Boards a bit edgeworn and sunned at spine, but about very good. First edition. Agee's first appearance in a book, as winner of the third prize while an 18 year-old student at Phillips Exeter Academy. His essay...
[Carrboro]: Truck Press, 1976. Printed wrappers. Photographs. First edition of the poet/novelist's first book. One of ca. five hundred copies. Fine.
London: Poets & Painters Press, January 1959 Autumn 1966. I:1; II:5-11/12; III:1-6; IV:2-5/6. Twenty-one numbers in sixteen issues. Printed and pictorial wrappers. Each number with library receipt stamp on upper wrapper, otherwise very good copies. Edited by William Cookson. Inaugurated explicitly as a successor to Dallam Simpson and Henry Swabey's.....
Manchester & Riverdale-on-Hudson, Carcanet Press / Sheep Meadow Press, . Gilt cloth. First edition. Foreword by Grey Gownie. Fine in very good U.S. issue dust jacket, with review material laid in. An excellent retrospective.
[ Centereach], NY: Writers Ink Press, 1998. Pictorial wrappers. First edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the half-title. Crown of spine bumped, else near fine.
San Francisco: Poetry for the People, 1980. Small quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Trace of sunning at edges, else about fine. First edition of the Nicaraguan-born poet's fourth book, published while he was incarcerated in Chino State Prison. He had been chairman of the Folsom Prison Creative Writer's Workshop until the workshop...
[ Rushden, Northamptonshire: Sceptre Press, 1974]. pp. Printed leaflet. First edition, ordinary issue. One of one hundred numbered copies (of 150). Fine.
Boston: Houghton, 1979. Cloth and boards. First edition of the poet's second book. Lamont Selection card laid in. Fine in good dust jacket with a small chip from the top edge of the upper panel, a short closed tear, and faint soiling.
Boston: Houghton, 1979. Cloth and boards. First edition of the poet's second book, a Lamont selection. Top edge a bit dusty, otherwise a very good to near fine copy in dust jacket with a trace of darkening along the spine.
Boston. nd. but ca. 1970s-1980s. 43 leaves. Quarto. Original and carbon typescripts, lightly corrected and occasionally revised in type and manuscript. Secured individually with paperclips (rusty), but very good. A sequence of essays and reviews by Clarissa Lorenz Aiken (d. 16 May 1992), second wife (1930-37) of poet and novelist...