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1 A Poet's Notebook [SIGNED] 
Sitwell, Edith
London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1943. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket Book Signed by Author(s)
Green cloth, lettered in gilt. 2nd ptg.: June 1943. xi,153 pp. Cloth is mildly soiled, lightly sunned toward edges and tanned along spine panel, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Author's signature on slip of paper, approx. 2 1/4" x 3/4", mounted on main title beneath her printed name. A gift inscription on front flyleaf dated 22 Sept. 1943 to "D. N." from "M. T." is attributed in an adjacent penciled note as to Douglas Newton from Michael Tilson Thomas, though the latter is clearly not the conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (born 1944). Accompaned by short printed essay, "Comment on Dylan Thomas," by Sitwell, one sheet, laid in. 042149 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Bath B003I0UD42
Sitwell, Edith
London: Faber & Faber, 1932. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Good Book 
1932 first edition. Magenta cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Spine panel cloth is a bit darkened, with very faint dampstaining evident toward joints on both covers, a slight cosmetic concern. Firm binding, clean interior. 288 pp., illus. Illus. dust jacket dampstained along spine panel, with minor overall toning, thin strip of loss along top rear edge and a bit chipped at corners and spine extremities, now in mylar. From the Sitwell collection of Paul W. Motter. 044574 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Poems New and Old B000N9E2XY
Sitwell, Edith
London: Faber and Faber, 1940. 1st Edition
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Light brown paper covered boards, lettered in black. Portions of endpapers mildly toned, with a few minor moisture spots on bottom margin of p. 33, otherwise as issued. Dull peach dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. 80 pp. 042772 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Street Songs 
Sitwell, Edith
London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1943. 
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Good 
Teal green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Dust jacket shows loss at bottom front corner, lower spine panel, and narrow strip along portion of top front edge, now in mylar. 4th ptg.: Apr. 1943. 029213 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell [poet/translator John Ciardi's copy, signed and annotated in his hand] 
Sitwell, Edith
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1954. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Very Good Book Association Copy
Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, small U-shaped tear along lower spine panel, top corner of front flap clipped (with $6.50 price intact on bottom corner, so not exactly "price-clipped"). l,442 pp. Presumed 1st, with no additional printings indicated. Poet John Ciardi's copy, with his signature on front flyleaf and his internal notations to several poems, on pp. 134-135, 169-171, extensive notations to "Three Poems of the Atomic Age" (pp. 364-372), 377, 408-414, perhaps a few that we missed, also a note in his hand on Twayne Publishers letterhead that may have been the start of a review: "Dame Edith will reward the most patient reader with a querelous [sic] sort of grace, but he will have to fuss his way through a lot of dusty furniture to reach the presence." Conversely, Ciardi admired Sitwell's concluding couplet to "Bells of Gray Crystal" ("The clouds, gray Chinese geese / Sleek through the sky") even while pondering the stresses in the penultimate line. Downgraded due only to annotations (which hardly detract, given their source), otherwise Near Fine. Note that the Sitwell signature on the front blank preceding the main title is facsimile, despite some sellers' claims, as it is identical to the gilt-stamped signature on the upper front board. 036722 
Price: 75.00 USD
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