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NORTH & SOUTH

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1946. cloth. First Edition. Her first book, of which only 1000 copies were printed. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "Best wishes to Varujan Boghosian - from/Elizabeth Bishop/October 11th, 1973/Hanover." Varujan Boghosian was an art professor at Dartmouth best known for his constructions. There is some light offsetting to the title page from a previously laid in newspaper clipping, but it has very little detrimental effect on Bishop's writing. The dustwrapper is complete but for a small jagged chip at the top front panel near the spine and minor chipping at the spine tips. There is also a closed tear and resulting crease at the bottom of the rear panel. Near Fine in an about Very Good dustwrapper and scarce when signed. Bookseller Inventory # 011334

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THE COMPLETE POEMS.

Bishop, Elizabeth.
(Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Chatto & Windus [1969], London, 1969. Hardcover. First English edition. 8vo. This copy is inscribed by the author: "For Dorothee & Taylor Bowie -- in exchange for 50 lbs. of smoked salmon, among other kindnesses -- love, Elizabeth Bishop." Elizabeth Bishop and Dorothee Bowie first met in 1965 at the University of Washington where Bishop was a visiting professor. They remained good friends for many years. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket. signed. Bookseller Inventory # 22891

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North & South

Elizabeth Bishop
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition of the author's scarce first book. Inked ownership signature of poet Lysander Kemp on the front endpaper dated in the year of publication. Trace of erasure on the front endpaper, else a fine copy in near-fine dust jacket which is whole, intact and not price-clipped but shows slight wear and minimal darkening. The debut of one of the finest and most acclaimed American poets of the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # 1095

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Poem

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Phoenix Book Shop, 1973. Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Thin, oblong 12mo, decorated wrappers First edition. One of 26 lettered copies (out of a total edition of 126) signed by Bishop. MacMahon A11. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 5615

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Questions of Travel

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1965. Hardcover. First edition. A trifle rubbed, else fine in price-clipped, else fine dustwrapper. Ownership stamp of poet and Signature of poet Sandra McPherson on the front fly. Inscribed to McPherson by Bishop who was then studying under Bishop at the University of Washington: "Sandra McPherson - 'Teachers' Pet' - Elizabeth Bishop. Seattl, Washington. March, 1966." Two small corrections in the text by Bishop, and a small pencil note, probably in McPherson's hand. A beautiful copy of this collection of poetry with a superb association. Bookseller Inventory # 392797

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THE 1934 VASSARION

BISHOP, Elizabeth (Editor-in-Chief)
(Mertztown, PA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Senior Class/Vassar College [1934], Poughkeepsie, 1934. Hardcover. First Edition. Quarto (7-3/4" x 10-3/4") bound in velvet-covered boards. Elizabeth Bishop's senior yearbook at Vassar, of which she was the editor-in-chief. This can certainly be considered, as anyone who has ever been in charge of a yearbook may tell you, Bishop's first book, predating NORTH & SOUTH by 12 years. Profusely illustrated, with two photographs of Bishop, her senior photograph and a group shot of the yearbook staff. Underclassman Muriel Rukeyser has a poem here also. A scarce Bishop item, and the best copy of the several we have handled over the course of 25 years. A few, inevitable marks to the velvet. A Fine, fresh copy with no writing within other than the 1934 name of a classmate on the front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 017233

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GEOGRAPHY III

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1976), New York, 1976. Book Condition: Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. First Edition. One of 7500 copies printed of this fine collection of poems. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "To Jeanne shaffer -- best wishes --/Elizabeth Bishop February 1, 1978.". Bookseller Inventory # 015515

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Poem

Bishop, Elizabeth
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Book Description: New York: The Phoenix Bookshop, 1973, 1973. From the library of publisher Robert Wilson, proprietor of The Phoenix Bookshop, with a typed note laid in, announcing his felicitous location of it Copy "A" of 26 lettered copies A to Z (total edition of 126 copies). 5 x 7 inches. [16] pp. Original marbled paper wrappers. Fine. MacMahon A11. Bookseller Inventory # 261245

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12 O'Clock News.

Verdigris Press. Bishop, Elizabeth.
(Kennebunkport, ME, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Verdigris Press [2006], [Octon, France], 2006. One of 10 copies from a total edition of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, signed by the artist, Judith Rothchild and the printer / binder, Mark Lintott; this is one of 10 deluxe copies with an original copper plate and additional mezzotint, 40 regular copies also were made. In addition 20 suites of prints from the original copper plates were printed. Page size: 11-1/2 inches x 16-7/8 inches. Bound by Mark Lintott: original gray-green paper over boards, paper has been silk-screened with yellow moon and title printed in khaki green with exposed sewing in ivory linen thread, blood red cloth hinges, red paper spine with title printed in black with author and artist's name, blood red endpapers, housed in publisher's matching clamshell box, fine. Illustrated by Judith Rothchild and designed by Judith Rothchild and Mark Lintott, including three original mezzotints, pulled from three copper plates, two full page and the other copper plate cut into eight sections and each of the eight plates separately re-printed and inserted in the text corresponding to the indications given by the author. The text is set in Vendome Romain and was printed on an 1867 Albion press by Mark Lintott, who also made the bindings, slipcases and boxes. The date of publication, according to the artist and printer, was February 5, 2006, which was the third anniversary of Colin Powell's speech to the UN Security Council. Parts of that speech are printed in black on the blood red recto of the rear free endpaper. 12 O'CLOCK NEWS was originally published in GEOGRAPHY III in 1976. Elizabeth Bishop's prose poem, certainly surreal in outlook, with a great sense of irony as well as parody, takes a look at the author's desk top, but isolating images and viewing them as minutia. The results, as detailed in Bishop's "new report," could not be any more wrong. The parallel with the American Secretary of State's speech at the U.N. is devastatingly obvious. Bookseller Inventory # 9825

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The Complete Poems.

BISHOP, Elizabeth.
(New York, NY, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Farrar Straus & Giroux (1969), 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 8vo, blue cloth, dust jacket. Fine copy in a slightly sunned jacket with a spot of soiling on front panel First edition, winner of the National Book Award for Poetry. One of 5500 copies printed. MacMahon A9. Signed by Bishop on the title-page. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 17058

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12 O’ Clock News

Verdigris Press. Bishop (Elizabeth)
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Book Description: Octon, France, 2006. First Edition with these Illustrations. Illustrated with mezzotints by Judith Rothchild One of an edition limited to 50 numbered copies on Hahnemuhle paper, signed by the artist and printer Landscape Quarto Fine copy In this, one of her most unusual compositions, Bishop describes her writing desk cryptically, as if she were a broadcaster describing a distant conflict. The subtle typographical arrangement of the two parts of the essay mean that it takes some time for a new reader to realise, for example, that the escarpment that rises abruptly from the central plain. [with] elaborate terracing of its southern glacis is a typewriter. Bishop writes 'What endless labor those small, peculiarly shaped terraces represent! And yet, on them the welfare of this tiny principality depends. Touching and witty when applied to the writer's station, the analysis of strange terrain is chilling when applied to a wider context. Bishops work, which mocks the superior vantage point of occupying regimes in international conflicts, was first published in Geography III (1976). In this edition, the colophon is followed by Colin Powells speech to the U.N. Security Council (5th February 2003) on the use of satellite images to provide evidence of Iraqi munitions facilities. Judith Rothchilds exquisite mezzotints offer a suitably mysterious accompaniment to the text. Text hand-set by Mark Lintott and printed in Vendôme using an Albion press. The title was set in wood type. Bound with a Japanese stab-binding in printed paper boards with maroon cloth detail and matching endpapers, enclosed in a matching slipcase. The mezzotints are interleaved with Japanese cloth which protect them whilst revealing the text. Bookseller Inventory # 10452

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GEOGRAPHY III

Bishop, Elizabeth
(Barre, VT, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, New York, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. First edition. Thin 8vo.; brown cloth, stamped in gilt in dust jacket. Near fine in an about fine dust jacket. Inscribed on the title page: "With all best wishes for William Jay Smith." and signed in full by the poet . Smith has marked most pages in pencil, a few in short ink lines. Bishop and Smith were near contemporaries, both serving as Consultants to the Librarian of Congress, both with an interest in and translators of Latin American literature. A nice association copy of the poet's last collection; one of 7500 copies printed. Although the book is not uncommon (nor the jacket), Bishop's signature is one of the least common of the major poets of her era. MacMahon A13. Bookseller Inventory # 11057

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The Complete Poems

Bishop, Elizabeth
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Book Description: New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, [1969], 1969. Signed and inscribed on the title-page, "March 19th, 1973"; and beneath the printed title, Bishop has penned: "(A bad title -)" First edition, review copy with slip announcing publication date of April 29, 1969. 8vo. . Blue cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket (very slight fading to spine). MacMahon A9. Bookseller Inventory # 260553

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Questions of Travel: Poems.

BISHOP, Elizabeth.
(Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1965)., 1965. First edition. First edition. 95 pp. Very near fine in near fine dust jacket with a closed tear at base of spine and a vertical crease to the front flap. INSCRIBED by Bishop on the title page, "With all best wishes to [.], my ex-student, / Elizabeth Bishop / Seattle, Washington, 1966 - June -." Additionally, Bishop has made three corrections to the text. MacMahon A6. Bookseller Inventory # 47900

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POEMS BY SAMUEL GREENBERG

BISHOP, Elizabeth] GREENBERG, Samuel
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Book Description: Henry Hold and Company (1947), New York, 1947. Hardcover. First Edition. Preface by Allen Tate. Elizabeth Bishop's copy SIGNED by her on the front endpaper. In a letter to Robert Lowell dated 27 June 1950 Bishop writes of THIS book: "I spent most of the weekend reading Samuel Greenberg--have you? I got so mad at the introductions, particularly Tate's--and if you haven't read the poems I recommend them highly. He was certainly one of the finest poetic characters I know anything about, and phrases are magnificent--and no critic has ever apparently appreciated either at their real value" (ONE ART: ELIZABETH BISHOP'S LETTERS, p. 204). In another letter to Robert Lowell dated August 1950, Bishop writes: "I'm reading The 'Green Huntsman' and it's marvelous--also just finished Samuel Greenberg and Isaac Rosenberg who have many strange points in common" (WORDS IN AIR: THE COMPLETE CORRESPONDENCE OF ELIZABETH BISHOP AND ROBERT LOWELL). Clearly even two months later this book was still in the forefront of Bishop's mind. While we have handled several copies of Bishop's books signed by her as well as correspondence, this is the first book from the poet's library that we have encountered. It appears, also, to be a book that had some influence on Bishop's development as a poet. Greenberg was also a huge influence on the poet Hart Crane, who first read Greenberg in manuscript. Crane was so taken by Greenberg, he lifted entire lines for his own poems. The cloth was damaged by water at some point with the result that it is discolored. There is only slight water damage to the dustwrapper. Still Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 014861

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Poem

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Phoenix Book Shop, N. Y., 1973. Book Condition: Fine copy. Thin oblong 12mo, original decorated wrappers First edition. No. 16 in the Phoenix Book Shop Oblong Octavo Series. Limited to 126 copies signed by Bishop. MacMahon A11. Bookseller Inventory # 14518

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NORTH & SOUTH.

Bishop, Elizabeth.
(Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY., BOTON, 1946. First Edition. Fine in close to near fine dj. (Couple small chips at extremities. Two 1/2"-inch edge tears on rear panel of dj.) The Poet's FIRST book. Winner of the Houghton Mifflin Poetry Award. 1000 copies printed. (B). Bookseller Inventory # 312150

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Poem

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: The Phoenix Book Shop, New York, 1973. Softcover. First edition. Fine in self-wrappers with applied label. One of 100 numbered copies (of a total edition of 126) Signed by the poet. Bookseller Inventory # 99825

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Poem

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: The Phoenix Book Shop, New York, 1973. Softcover. First edition. Fine in self-wrappers with applied label. Copy number 49 of 100 numbered copies (of a total edition of 126) Signed by the poet. Bookseller Inventory # 353108

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Poem.

BISHOP, Elizabeth.
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Book Description: The Phoenix Book Shop, New York., 1973. First edition. Small oblong octavo. A five-page poem. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author - there were an additional 26 copies lettered A to Z not for sale. Marbled paper wrappers. Printed at the Ferguson Press, Cambridge, Mass.Fine. Bookseller Inventory # BISHOPEL017999

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The New York Review of Books - Vols. I-XXX (1963-1984); Vol. XLI (1994) Nos. 9, 11-13, 15-21; Vol. XLIII (1996) Nos. 2-4, 6-10, 12-14, 16-19; Vol. XLIV (1997) Nos. 1-14; Vol. XLVI (1999) Nos. 4-20; Vol. XLVII (2000) Nos. 1-20; Vol. XLVIII (2001) Nos. 1-3; Vol. L (2003) Nos. 12-20; Vol. LI (2004) Nos. 1-10, 12-20; Vol. LII (2005) Nos. 1-2, 4-16, 19-20; Vol. LIII (2006) Nos. 1-7, 9-12, 14-20; Vol. LIV (2007) Nos. 1-20; Vol. LV (2008) Nos. 1-20; Vol. LVI (2009) Nos. 1-7, 11; The First Anthology - 30 Years of The New York Review of Books, 1963-1993.

Silvers, Robert B. & Barbara Epstein, eds. Vendler, Helen; Wills, Garry; Kempton, Murray; Pritchett, V. S.; McCarthy, Mary, Naipaul, V. S.; Spender, Stephen; Berlin, Isaiah, Ellmann, Richard; Amis, Kingley; Vidal, Gore; Galbraith, John Kenneth; Didion, Joan; Hardwick, Elizabeth; Brodsky, Joseph; Pagels, Elaine; Kirstein, Lincoln; Fisher, M.F.K.; Geertz, Clifford, Auden, W. H., Bishop, Elizabeth, Updike, John, and many others.
(Wilkinsburg, PA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: 1963-2009, New York, 1963. Book Condition: Very Good. 1963-1984, 1996-2009, over 500 separate issues in original tabloid newspaper format, very good, light tanning to pulpy paper as usual. Magazine/Periodical. Standard Tabloid Format. The greatest of all the critical reviews - literature, culture, politics. This is virtually a complete run from the Review's inception in 1963 to the Reagan years in 1984. Volume 27 is missing numbers 7-22 (volumes 1-6 are present here). We also have a few loose duplicate copies we're throwing in - Volume 2, no. 1 (2 copies) & no. 3; Volume 3, no.4; Volume 5, no. 4; Volume 8, no. 2; Volume 9 no. 5 & no. 6. All isues are Very Good +/-, very light wear, mild tanning, occasional mild creasing, contents unmarked. Featuring Garry Wills on Jimmy Carter, Helen Vendler on Robert Lowell, Murray Kempton on Hoffa, V. S. Naipaul on Art & India, Stephen Spender on the Weimar Republic, Richard Ellmann on Yeats, Elizabeth Hardwick on Billy Graham, Elaine Pagels on the Gnostic Gospels, James Tobin on Reagan, Alfred Kazin on John Updike, V.S. Naipaul on Tehran, Vladimir Nabokov on Gorki, Eugenio Montale on Modern Art, and so much more!! For complete table of contents for each issue please see The New York Review of Books website. From wikipedia "The New York Review was founded by Robert B. Silvers and Barbara Epstein, together with publisher A. Whitney Ellsworth and writer Elizabeth Hardwick, and with the backing of Barbara's husband Jason Epstein, a vice president at Random House and editor of Viking Books. Hardwick had published an essay in Harpers in 1959 called "The Decline of Book Reviewing", a scornful look at the failure of criticism in reviews of the time that inspired Silvers and Epstein. During the New York printing strike of 1963, when the New York Times had ceased publication, the founders of The Review seized the opportunity to establish a vigorous book review. They knew that book publishers would advertise their books in the new publication, since they had no other outlet for promoting new books. The first idea was to make Norman Podhoretz editor, but he chose to stay at Commentary magazine. The group then turned to Silvers, a friend of Jason Epstein's, who had been an editor at The Paris Review and was then at Harper's. Barbara Epstein had become known as the editor at Doubleday of Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl, among other books, and then worked at Dutton, McGraw-Hill and The Partisan Review. The first issue of the Review was published on February 1, 1963 and sold out. Silvers says of the editors' philosophy, "We felt you had to have a political analysis of the nature of power in America - who had it, who was affected". The editors also "had one thing in common, it was this feeling of intense admiration for wonderful writers". Early issues included articles by such writers as Hardwick, Hannah Arendt, W. H. Auden, Saul Bellow, John Berryman, Truman Capote, Paul Goodman, Lillian Hellman, Irving Howe, Alfred Kazin, Robert Lowell, Dwight Macdonald, Norman Mailer, Mary McCarthy, Norman Podhoretz, Philip Rahv, Susan Sontag, William Styron, Gore Vidal, Robert Penn Warren and Edmund Wilson. The Review pointedly published interviews with political dissidents, including Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Andrei Sakharov and Václav Havel." Highlights include the incendiary friendship-ending letters between Nabokov and Edmund Wilson, satirical drawings by Gorey and Levine, and many of the greatest writers of the second half of the 20th century actively engaged in critical, literary and political discourse, with a healthy admixture of art criticism. Plus, a Fine/Fine copy of The First Anthology - 30 Years of The New York Review of Books, 1963-1993, edited by Robert B. Silvers, Barbara Epstein, and Rea S. Hederman, c.1993, First Edition, 345pp. Bookseller Inventory # C00002847

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12 O'Clock News.

Verdigris Press. Bishop, Elizabeth.
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Book Description: Verdigris Press [2006], [Octon, France], 2006. One of 40 copies from a total edition of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, signed by the artist, Judith Rothchild and the printer / binder, Mark Lintott; 10 of the 50 are deluxe copies with an original copper plate and additional mezzotint, 40 regular copies (this copy). In addition 20 suites of prints from the original copper plates were printed. Page size: 11-1/2 inches x 16-7/8 inches. Bound by Mark Lintott: original gray-green paper over boards, paper has been silk-screened with yellow moon and title printed in khaki green with exposed sewing in ivory linen thread, blood red cloth hinges, red paper spine with title printed in black with author and artist's name, blood red endpapers, housed in publisher's matching slipcase, fine. Illustrated by Judith Rothchild and designed by Judith Rothchild and Mark Lintott, including two original mezzotints, pulled from two copper plates, one full page and the other copper plate cut into eight sections and each of the eight plates separately re-printed and inserted in the text corresponding to the indications given by the author for a total of 10 mezzotints. The text is set in Vendome Romain and was printed on an 1867 Albion press by Mark Lintott, who also made the bindings, slipcases and boxes. The text is set in Vendome Romain and was printed on an 1867 Albion press by Mark Lintott, who also made the bindings, slipcases and boxes. The date of publication, according to the artist and printer, was February 5, 2006, which was the third anniversary of Colin Powell's speech to the UN Security Council. Parts of that speech are printed in black on the blood red recto of the rear free endpaper. 12 O'CLOCK NEWS was originally published in GEOGRAPHY III in 1976. Elizabeth Bishop's prose poem, certainly surreal in outlook, with a great sense of irony as well as parody, takes a look at the author's desk top but isolating images and viewing them as minutia. The results, as detailed in Bishop's "new report" could not be any more wrong. The parallel with the American Secretary of State's speech at the U.N. is devastatingly obvious. Bookseller Inventory # 9824

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North and South

BISHOP, ELIZABETH
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1946. Cloth. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 1st. Octavo. Award Winning and Famous book of poetry. Edgewear to book. Dust jacket has shallow chipping to all corners otherwise intact. Some aging and soiling to back panel. Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 16277

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Poem.

BISHOP, Elizabeth.
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Book Description: NY: Phoenix Book Shop, 1973. First edition, numbered & signed issue. First edition, numbered & signed issue. [12 pp]. Fine in sewn wrappers and fine integral dust jacket. One of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by Bishop. No. 16 in the Phoenix Book Shop Oblong Octavo Series. MacMahon A11. Bookseller Inventory # 55690

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The Diary of "Helena Morley"

BISHOP, Elizabeth, translated and edited by
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Book Description: Ecco Press, New York, 1977. Softcover. Second edition, and first paperbound edition. Near fine in wrappers. From the library of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor and his wife, the National Book Award-nominated poet Eleanor Ross Taylor. Inscribed by Bishop: "For Eleanor Ross Taylor -- affectionately, Elizabeth Bishop. November, 1978." Laid in is a postcard for the 11th Annual Key West Literary Seminar featuring the poetry of Bishop that has been addressed to Peter Taylor. Bookseller Inventory # 354945

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POETRY IN THE MAKING. An Anthology of Poems and Programmes from Listening and Writing.

HUGHES, Ted. (BISHOP, Elizabeth). (GILBERTSON, Richard). (PLATH, Sylvia). (LARKIN, Philip).
(Hadley, MA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Faber and Faber,, London:, 1967. HUGHES, Ted. POETRY IN THE MAKING. An Anthology of Poems and Programmes from Listening and Writing. [Commentary] by Ted Hughes. Octavo, laminated boards (as issued), 124 pages. Contains Sylvia Plath's poems, "You're" and "Wuthering Heights" [Tabor F4]; Ted Hughes contributes a three-page introduction and numerous prose pieces (plus nineteen previously published poems). Contains poems by Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke, Philip Larkin, T. S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop and others, along with commentary by Ted Hughes. Inscribed, in the form of a fourteen-line, whimsical poem, and signed by Ted Hughes, to friend and publisher Richard Gilbertson, in year of publication: "From Tedward/ Xmas 1967 To Richard/ Who when I write rhymes/ At any old time/ Of inconsequence/ Takes them in worst sense/ Goes silent and scowls/ Like a holly tree full of owls/ A pox on his folly/ He needs pricking with some holly./ Now let him take this/ an antithesis/ And he will get such gripes/ That even the goose in his gut/ Will cry 'Ouch, get me out/ of these tripes.'/ Rather let him seasonably laugh/ And winnow the wheat, the wit, I mean/ from the chaff" (on the front flyleaf). Ted Hughes 'Shows by explanation and example how modern poets such as Dickinson, Lawrence, Welty, Roethke, Plath, and Larkin captured pictures with words' [per OCLC abstract]. A near fine copy, with very slight soiling to laminated boards [issued without dust jacket]. First edition [Sagar and Tabor A14a; 4000 copies printed (issued in the United States as 'Poetry Is')]. Bookseller Inventory # 71946

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North and South

Bishop, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Light edge wear, DJ light edge wear, old cellotape repairs to verso, limited to 1000 copies, author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 002822

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North and South

Bishop, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Dustjacket. First Edition. 1000 copies. A bright, clean copy. DJ is attractive and complete, with la little very light edgewear, slight fraying at top edges and corners, slight yellowing to upper 1" of front and back panels, and slight dust soiling to white background of rear panel. Bookseller Inventory # 000007

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North & South

BISHOP, Elizabeth
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1946. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. Book shows traces of rubbing at spine edges and slight dust soiling to front panel, else fine. Dust jacket shows a number of short tears, some repaired. First book by this major poet. Bookseller Inventory # 17312

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Poems: North and South - A Cold Spring

Bishop, Elizabeth
(Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1955. Blue Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Jacket. First Edition. One of 2000 copies. A bright, clean copy in a near fine DJ. Pulitzer prize. No marks or damage. Loss of tiny amount of cloth along inside top spine edge of binding. Slight age-toning to spine of DJ. Slight wear at tips of DJ, tiny chip at top of rear tip; 1/2" closed tear at top edge of rear panel. DJ is still bright and crisp. One of the more difficult books of modern poetry to find in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 016153

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