The Situation of Poetry.
Item Number: 980
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to another poet “Lisa Colt with best wishes, Robert Pinsky November 1977." Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Ecco Press, 1990.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to writer Robert Richardson, “Very good wishes and admiration to Bob Richardson Robert Pinsky." With writer Annie Dillards bookplate. The recipient is the husband of Annie Dillard. In near fine condition.
First Edition of Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends; With a Full Page Unique Poem by Shel Silverstein
New York : Harper & Row Publishers, 1974.
First edition of the author’s first collection of children’s poetry. Small quarto, original brown cloth. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Inscribed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper, with an original full page poem, “For Fran “Nothing rhymes with quiche/ Except Hashish/ And if you’d hashish/ Inton this Jewish Quiche/ Instead of lox/ You’d have shown a lot more sophistication/ And given me joy and stoned elation/ But you’ve strained my stomache (sp)/ And strained my patience/ Cause you put that lox into your quiche/ (A receipe of the Jewveau Riche)/ I deplore it, condemn it, Refute it/ and hate it/ Will someone please tell me/ Why I ate it?” Love Shel.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light toning and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965.
First American edition of the poet’s scarce first book. Review copy with slip laid in. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Mary Oliver on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front panel and a closed tear.
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference": The Road Not Taken; Signed by Robert Frost
New York: Holt, Rinehart and WInston, 1961.
First edition, later printing. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Robert Frost on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities.
New York: Columbia Records, 1973.
Original LP of Leonard Cohen’s first album of Live Songs. Signed by Cohen on the front cover. In very good condition.