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141 [Edited by] Patricia Ledward and Colin Strang POEMS OF THIS WAR By Younger Poets
London Cambridge University Press 1942 First Edition Original Cloth Hardcover + D/J Very Good Fair + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 99pp., book clean, square. Infintisimal bump to lower foredge corner, plus head and heel of backstrip, else cloth excellent. Spine firm, title there-on. Unsigned short inscription, dated [17/11/42] on ffep., foxing flecks on block edges, otherwise leaves mildly tanned. Printed, price-clipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, jagged closed tears [creased there-from] overall foxing specks. A compilation of 106 poems by 36 young authors, a poignant, heart-rending collection written in the darkest days of a country at war and under siege . . . Intro. by Edmund Blunden, 7 'parts', Acknowledgements, Index of authors, Index of first lines. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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WHEN THE RAIN SINGS : Poems by Young Native Americans, [Editor: David Gale] Contributors
142 [Editor: David Gale] Contributors WHEN THE RAIN SINGS : Poems by Young Native Americans
New York Simon & Schuster 1999 0689822839 / 9780689822834 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 76pp., illustrated throughout in b/white (archival) and full colour halftone plates. Book clean and square. Trivial bump on head of backstrip, otherwise gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Loosely inserted errata slip in like condition. Identically-illustrated (as boards) loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly bumped on head of spine, else very good. The thirty-seven poems in this anthology came from young Native American writers whose ages range from seven to seventeen. They were participants in a mentoring program for new native writers, conducted by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Ojibwe, Lakota, Omaha, Navajo, Cochiti-Kiowa, Tohono O'odham, Hopi, Ute, Index, more. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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BOXKITE #2 : A Journal of Poetry and Poetics, [Editor: James Taylor]. Contributors
143 [Editor: James Taylor]. Contributors BOXKITE #2 : A Journal of Poetry and Poetics
Pyrmont, NSW, Australia The Poetics Foundation Inc. 1998 First Edition Softcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
345pp., plus (vi). Colour and b/white halftone plate illustrations, plus a sketch illustration. Softcover format, with dustjacket. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Unprinted card wrapper. Illustrated dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Boxkite #2, an official part of the 1998 'A Sea Change' Festival makes a significant contribution to the world of poetry and poetics. A special feature of this edition is a supplement of contemporary French poetry. Contents include: Prelims., Editorial, Contributions, Supplement (as noted), Contributor's Notes, Publications Received, Books and Chap Books Received. Book weight approx. 720g. 
Price: 18.61 AUD
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144 [Selected by] Maja-Pearce, Adewale THE HEINEMANN BOOK OF AFRICAN POETRY IN ENGLISH
London Heinemann 1990 0435913239 / 9780435913236 1st Impression Softcover Very Good Small 8vo 
xvi, + 224pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Remainder stripe on head of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn, very small area of surface abrasion [sticker removal?] only. "This anthology aims to represent the best African poetry written in English over the past thirty years..." Familiar names such as Wole Soyinka, Dennis Brutus and Kojo Laing are represented along with emerging talent such as Chenjerai Hove and Gabriel Gbadamosi. Includes Introduction and Bibliographic Notes. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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