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1.   Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000.   Trial of a Poet and Other Poems.   Picture
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, NY [1947]. 81 p.; 21 cm. Shapiro was awarded a Pulitzer for his 1944 V-Letter and Other Poems. This is his first post-war work, although war themes form a major portion of it. He would never be as prolific again. Grey cloth, spine printed in red; spine a bit faded, part unopened; VG+. Copy of Elmer Blistein with his ink signature. Stock#25164; see also 101935.

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2.   Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000, editor.   Prose Keys to Modern Poetry.   Picture
Publisher: Harper & Row [1962].. 260 p., paper; good+. 'The key to understanding modern poetry lies not in the poems but in the prose foundation of the poems.' stock#27655. Literary criticism

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3.   Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000.   Trial of a Poet and Other Poems.   Picture
Publisher: N.Y., Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. 4 p.l., 81 p.; 21 cm. Shapiro had written and published three books of poetry while serving on active duty in the South Pacific and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. This is his first post-war work, although war themes form a major portion of it. He would never be as prolific again. Good copy, gray boards/no dj. 101935.

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4.   Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000.   Trial of a Poet and Other Poems.   Picture
Publisher: N.Y., Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947.. 4 p.l., 81 p.; 21 cm. ""Trial of a Poet" was born of Karl Shapiro's serving on the jury that awarded the first Bollingen Prize in Poetry, voting on moral grounds against giving the prize to the winner, Ezra Pound. "Essay on Rime" confronts the confusions Shapiro found in poetry in general and in the work of many specific, noted poets." Shapiro had written and published three books of poetry while serving on active duty in the South Pacific and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. This is his first post-war work, although war themes form a major portion of it. He would never be as prolific again. Stock# 42,716. Vg / dj vg.

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5.   Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000   V-letter and Other Poems   Picture
Publisher: NY, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944. viii, 63 p.; 21 cm. Fifth printing. "All of the poetry in the following pages with a few exceptions was written in Australia and New Guinea, under the peculiarly enlivening circumstances of Soldiering." Won the Pulitzer Poetry Prize for 1945. Vg, owner name on front fly / dj vg. stock#42717.

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6.   Karl Shapiro   Selected Poems   Publisher: Random House New York 1968. No Jacket Cloth Very Good

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7.   Shapiro, Karl [Contributes].   5 Young American Poets: Second Series 1941.   Publisher: Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions.. First Edition, 1941. Includes Karl Shapiro, Paul Goodman, David Schubert, Clark Mills and Jeanne McGahey. Fine green buckram, in tan dustwrapper printed in seap-maroon. Fine/Near Fine--one tiny closed tear and mild soiling along spine panel. 218pp. Laughlin was especially instrumental in furthering the cause of new American poetry during the 1940's, both in the Young American Poets books, the Poet Of The Month series, as well as the New Directions Annuals. Both Shapiro and Goodman are now regarded as major American literary figures of the 20th Century. F Dust Jacket Included Hardcover

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8.   Shapiro, Karl.   Trial Of A Poet.   Publisher: New York: Reynal & Hitchcock.. First Edition, 1947. Grey linen cloth boards, in grey dustwrapper. Fine/Fine. Not faded, not price-clipped. Many pages uncut. 81pp. Uncommon thus. F Dust Jacket Included Hardcover

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9.   Shapiro, Karl.   The Bourgeois Poet.   Publisher: New York: Random House.. First Edition, 1964. Dark blue and yellow stiff wrappers, as issued. (There was also a simultaneous hardcover issue.) Fine copy. 120pp. Somewhat long-winded exclamatory unrhymed verse paragraphs. F Soft cover

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10.   Shapiro, Karl.   Trial Of A Poet And Other Poems.   Publisher: New York: Reynal & Hitchcock.. First Edition, 1947. 1/250cc specially bound in heavy, light grey colored buckram boards, fine woven smooth dark grey cloth spine, spine label printed in red, in pale grey paper slipcase, side label, Numbered, and SIGNED by Shapiro on a preliminary page. Fine. 81pp. Signed by Author(s) F Hardcover

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11.   Shapiro, Karl.   Adult Bookstore.   Publisher: New York: Random House.. First Edition, 1976. Pale threaded white paper boards, deep maroon linen cloth spine, in burgundy glossy dustwrapper. Fine/Near Fine. One short closed tear rear bottom flapfold. 79pp. Shapiro's indomitable gruff sass. F Dust Jacket Included Hardcover

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12.   Shapiro, Karl.   Poems.   Publisher: Baltimore: Privately Printed.. First Edition, 1935. Limited Edition, 1/200 copies, Numbered and SIGNED by the Author on a preliminary colophon page, bound in dark maroon cloth without jacket, as issued. Fine. This copy is also INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Shapiro on the top of the front endpaper. 64pp. Author's First Book. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition Hardcover

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13.   Karl Shapiro, editor.   Poetry. April 1954.   Picture
Publisher: Chicago: Modern Poetry Association, 1954.. Vol. 84, No. 1. Contributions by John Ciardi; Harold Norse; Hugh Kenner; Buddhadeva Bose; Chester Kallman; Kimon Friar and others. Covers slightly soiled, otherwise VG.

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14.   Karl Shapiro, editor.   Poetry. October 1954.   Picture
Publisher: Chicago: Modern Poetry Association, 1954.. Vol. 85, No. 1. Contributions by Hayden Carruth; Josef Weinheber; Joseph Bennett; Henry Rago; Lynette Roberts; Paul Goodman; Dorothy Donnelly; Harry Bergholz; Hugh Kenner; Marvin Solomon and others. Covers slightly soiled, otherwise VG.

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15.   Karl Shapiro, editor.   Poetry. November 1954.   Picture
Publisher: Chicago: Modern Poetry Association, 1954.. Vol. 85, No. 2. PRIZE AWARD NUMBER. Contributions by Frank O'Hara; Rosalind Levine; William Saunders; Tom Scott; Cid Corman; Donald Justice; Louis Zukofsky; John J. Gill; Hollis Summers; Merrill Moore; William Pillin; Mary Fraserr Walker; Lawerence P. Spingarn; Richard Eberhart and others. Covers slightly soiled, "Duplicate" written on front cover, otherwise VG.

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16.   Karl Shapiro, editor.   Poetry. December 1954.   Picture
Publisher: Chicago: Modern Poetry Association, 1954.. Vol. 85, No. 3. Contributions by Emile Verhaeren; Peter Dale Scott; Stephen Stepanchev; Richard Emil Braun; Ned O'Gorman; Robert Krieger; Elizabeth Henley; Joan White; Gene Baro and others. Covers slightly soiled, otherwise VG.

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17.   Shapiro, Karl.   Trial of a Poet.   Publisher: New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947.. First edition 8vo. 81 pp. Dj top and bottom edges and spine ends rubbed and bumped with chips and small tears. Rubbing to dj corners and joints. Soiling to dj covers, spine rubbed and slightly faded. Book spine lightly soiled and faded. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends, light rubbing and very light bumping to corners, light wear and fading to cover edges. Pages lightly browned, interior clean. Binding tight. Roughcut text block with some uncut fore edges. Cloth Hard Cover w/ Dustjacket Cloth Hard Cover w/ Dustjacket Very Good in Good dj

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18.   Ellison, Ralph and Karl Shapiro.   The Writer's Experience.   Publisher: Washington, D.C.: The Gertrude Clarke and Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, 1964.. 32 pp. 8vo. Stapled booklet. Light shelfwear, minor soiling. Sunning to spine and joints. Creasing to lower corner of front cover and first few pp. Paperback Paperback Very Good

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19.   Shapiro, Karl.   Whie-Haired Lover.   Publisher: New York, NY: Random House, 1968.. First edition 8vo. 38 pp. Some very light sunning to spine, Collection of Shapiro's poetry. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dj

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20.   Shapiro, Karl   Selected Poems   Picture
Publisher: Random House New York, 1968. Brown cloth with black titles to spine and stamped mongram to front, in orange and reddish-brown to jacket, 8vo. 1st printing. xiii+333pp. Fine/VG. Very mild lightening to cloth along extrme upper edges. Else fine, with deep, sharp cloth; tight, square binding; and very bright, unmarked pages. Jacket has light abrasion with small chips along lower edges and )especially) spine ends. Central, panels, colors and titles all strong and unaffected, thought one spot of soil to orange background near title. In Brodart. First Edition VG. Hard Cover Fine

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21.   Shapiro, Karl; Beum, Robert   A Prosody Handbook   Picture
Publisher: Harper & Row New York, 1965. Goldish-brown cloth with black titles to spine and gilt stamped figure to front, no jacket, 8vo. x+214pp. Index, bibliography, glossary. NF. One touch of soil to mid spine, very faint 1/2" diameter stain to mid lower front cloth with no associated effects or damage. Spine ends barely softened. Else as new: tight, bright, sharp and unmarked. Not ex-lib. Hard Cover NF

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22.   Shapiro, Karl editor   AMERICAN POETRY   Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell New York NY 1960. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 257 pages

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23.   Shapiro, Karl   ESSAY ON RIME   Picture
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock New York NY 1945. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Yellowing on endpapers. ; 72 pages

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24.   Shapiro, Karl (ed.)   Poetry (Vol. 77, No. 4, January 1951)   Publisher: Modern Poetry Association Chicago, 1951. Good, Paperback Covers age-toned; Paperback. p 187-248. Issue of monthly poetry magazine (Vol. 77, No. 4, January 1951) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall

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25.   Shapiro, Karl   Trial of a Poet and Other Poems   Publisher: Reynal and Hitchcock New York 1947. Gray cloth hardcover in gray dust jacket printed in red and white. 81 pages. Shapiro was an outspoken advocate of the American voice in poetry. He led a distinguished life in American letters, winning numerous prizes including the Pulitzer. The book has a manufacturing flaw of a few wrinkles in cloth on back cover, mild mellowing of paper. The jacket has several edge chips, short closed tears and edge crease but is still quite presentable in a mylar wrapper. POETRY 4085 First Edition Good Dust Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Poetry

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26.   Philip Levine, Karl Shapiro, Robert Penn Warren, and Others , Illustrated by: B&W Photos   The North American Review: New Series: Vol. 1 No. 1 Old Series: Vol. 249, March 1964   Publisher: The North American Review Mount Vernon IA: 1964. Magazine: red paper wraps printed in white. Includes writings by Marvin Bell, Henri Coulette, James B. Hall, Julian Huxley, Philip Levine, Hugh Lifson, William Murray, Karl Shapiro, Robert Penn Warren, and others. Light general cover wear, clean and sound. BOB 4431 First Periodical Edition Paperbound Very Good Condition 11 x 8.5 Inches Books on Books

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27.   Shapiro, Karl   The Old Horsefly   Picture
Publisher: Northern Lights Orono, ME, 1992. Ex-library (please note description below; primarily a high-quality READING COPY). Hardcover in orangish-brown and black illustrated jacket, 8vo. 61pp. + note on author and colophon. Lib-indications are paper-backed Brodart over jacket, neatly and pasted to pastedown endpapers with no slack. Call to lower spine of jacket; barcode upper front corner; smudges and soil to rear panel; light sunning to spine and along front hinge with no effect on titles. Central colors and titles strong and bright. Book has stamps and label to ffep with no other indications (no pocket, etc.). Binding tight and square; pages brigth and unmarked. ISBN: 1880811057 G. Hardcover VG-

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28.   Mannheim, Karl / David Kettler, Volker Meja & Nico Stehr (ed. & intro.) / Jeremy Shapiro & Shierry Weber Nicholsen (tran   Structures of Thinking (International Library of Sociology)   Routledge & Kegan Paul, London c.1986, trade paperbk. 292pp. F $

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29.   Shapiro, Karl   Poems 1940 - 1953. SIGNED   Publisher: New York: Random House 1953. SIGNED by the author. very good with very good dust jacket. 8vo. 159pp. Hardcover.

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30.   Henry Miller; Introduction by Karl Shapiro   Tropic of Cancer   Picture
Publisher: , Grove Press, 1961. Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good

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31.   Karl Shapiro   Creative Glut: Selected Essays   Picture
Publisher: Ivan R Dee 2004-02-23. 1566635578 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). 354 pages. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide Paperback Very Good

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32.   SHAPIRO JAY KARL   PERSON PLACE AND THING   Publisher: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1942, NEW YORK. Very Good Very Good Hardcover, SECOND EDITION 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. AGE TONED PASTEDOWNS, AND JACKET, 88 PAGES, LIGHT CHIP AND CLOSED TEAR TO OTHERWISE COMPLETE DUST JACKET

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33.   Shapiro, Karl   Essay on Rime.   Publisher: New York: Reynal & Hitchcock 1945.. 72p orig grey cloth, VG+ Price in UK Pounds 5.4 NB all invoicing in UK Pounds

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