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Williams, Oscar [editor] Conrad Aiken, W.H. Auden, George Barker, John Berryman, R.P. Blackmur, John Malcolm Brinnin, Alex Comfort, E.e. Cummings, Gene Derwood, Richard Eberhart, William Empson, Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Robinson Jeffers, Randall Jarre Listings

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1 Williams, Oscar [editor] Conrad Aiken, W.H. Auden, George Barker, John Berryman, R.P. Blackmur, John Malcolm Brinnin, Alex Comfort, e.e. cummings, Gene Derwood, Richard Eberhart, William Empson, Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Robinson Jeffers, Randall Jarre Book of New Poems 1943
New York Howell, Soskin 1943 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 
New York: Howell, Soskin, Publishers, 1943. First Edition. Grey cloth hardcover with olive & black dust jacket. Measures 5-5/8" x 8-1/4" tall. 325 pp. With biographical notes and acknowledgments in back portion of book, as well as poet portraits. A nice collection of new poems for the year 1943 from distinguished poets: Conrad Aiken, W.H. Auden, George Barker, John Berryman, R.P. Blackmur, John Malcolm Brinnin, Alex Comfort, e.e. cummings, Gene Derwood, Richard Eberhart, William Empson, Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Robinson Jeffers, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, C. Day Lewis, Archibald Macleish, Louis Macneice, Marianne Moore, Edwin Muir, Frederic Prokosch, Herbert Read, Anne Ridler, W.R. Rodgers, Muriel Rukeyser, Delmore Schwartz, Karl Shapiro, Edith Sitwell, Stephen Spender, Wallace Stevens, Allen Tate, Dylan Thomas, Dunstan Thompson, Mark Van Doren, Vernon Watkins, Oscar Williams, Yvor Winters, and Marguerite Young. Also has author's portraits (photographs and paintings/drawings) in the back section of the book. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Corners bumped and rubbed. Moisture staining to outer book covers, both front and back, and portions of spine. The previous owner has written an inscription on the back endpaper in pen. Dust jacket show signs of chipping, wear and soiling, especially to back and cover edges; 2-1/2" section chipped and removed from lower spine. Spine slightly sun lightened. Erasure marks from pencil on rear endpaper, otherwise no interior writing, underlining, etc. Book tight and complete. Not ex-library. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Conrad Aiken THE CHARNEL ROSE and SENLIN: A BIOGRAPHY
Boston The Four Seas Company 1918 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1918. First Edition, first printing. Light sky blue cloth hardcover, with no dust jacket. Measures 5-3/8" x 7-3/4" tall. 156 pp. with two pages of Conrad Aiken book advertisements in the back. Rough cut pages - some pages remain uncut internally. A first edition, first printing book of Aiken's fifth book of poetry. This particular title was written while Aiken was in his late twenties; these poems reflect the influence upon the poet of Sigmund Freud and other psychoanalytical writers of the age. Aiken was an award winning author and poet, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Poet Laureate of the United States. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Board corners sightly rubbed. Head and tail of spine rubbed. Front and rear top fore corners show lightening. Front board also show 'speckling' of light spots in center panel. Interior top edges of some pages show the faintest hint of staining - usually about 1/4" or less down into the page. No interior writing present. Book tight and complete. Thick-cut pages very clean and bright. Rough cut pages. Not ex-library. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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