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Conventional non-fiction

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1873 Collections and/or Records:

A Ten Days' Journey from Badwater to Lone Pine / Simon, John Oliver., 1971

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Identifier: CC-49468-70514
Scope and Contents

The illustrations in this book were reproduced from Japanese Stencil Designs (Dover Publications). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1971

A Thing That Is, 1997

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Identifier: CC-29898-31285
Scope and Contents

The book was edited by Paul Spaeth who is the curator of the Lax Archives at St. Bonaventure University, He also contributed an introductory essay. The style of several poems in this book are reminiscent of ee cummings. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

A Very Particular Hill / Turnbull, Gael ; Finlay IH., 1963

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Identifier: CC-01700-1736
Scope and Contents

This is the fourth publication of Finlay's press. Linocuts, consisting of abstract images, scattered throughout the book adjacent to the poems were done by Alexander McNeish. The themes of the poems mainly relate to Turnbull's travels in Canada and America. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

A Whimsey Anthology / Wells, Carolyn, editor ; Dodge H ; Carroll L ; Herrick R., 1963

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Identifier: CC-00588-602
Scope and Contents

Includes examples of shaped, alphabetical, typographical, alliterative, acrostic, anagraphic, palidromic, and mneumonic poems as well as several types of conventional poems. This reprinted book was first published in 1906 and most of the poems were composed earlier than 1897. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

A Word about Words / Havel, Vaclav., 1992

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Identifier: CC-29873-31260
Scope and Contents

This is the acceptance speech for the award of the International Peace Prize of the German Booksellers Association. The text is contained in the book, "Open Letters" by Vaclav Havel with illustrations by Jiri Kolar. The Sackner Archive holds this important typographic book published by the Cooper Union and Alfred A. Knopf. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

A Writer's Education / Klonsky, Milton., 1982

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Identifier: CC-07792-7945
Scope and Contents

The clipping also contains a tribute to Klonsky by Anatole Broyard. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

Abacus: From Two Recent Works. No.54/Nov / Barrett Watten., 1990

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Identifier: CC-25498-25956
Scope and Contents

Edited by Peter Ganick. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

Abacus: The One, the Same, and the Other. No.60/Aug / Thomas Taylor., 1991

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Identifier: CC-26544-27013
Scope and Contents

Edited by Peter Ganick. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Abulafia's Circles / Rothenberg, Jerome ; Berman W ; Tzara T., 1979

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Identifier: CC-51946-73047
Scope and Contents

The cover reproduces a verifax collage by Wallace Berman. The poems deal with the tragedy of the Holocaust. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1979