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Out-of-Print First Editions

These copies are only available directly from the press.

Burning Deck Press
71 Elmgrove Ave.
Providence, RI 02906
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The Wolgamot Interstice (an anthology of poems by James Camp, Donald Hall, John Heath-Stubbs, D.C. Hope, X.J. Kennedy, W.D. Snodgrass, Bernard Keith Waldrop, Dallas Wiebe, with an introduction on the John Barton Wolgamot Society). 1961. 51 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched. 1000 copies. $25 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 10 copies signed by all 8 poets. $150 (Add To Cart)

Burning Deck Magazine 1-4: Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Donald Finkel, Kathleen Fraser, Barbara Guest, Heath-Stubbs, LeRoi Jones [Amiri Baraka], Robert Kelly, X.J. Kennedy, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, Christopher Middleton, Natalie Robins, Louis Zukofsky, etc. 1962-65. Complete run of 4 issues $40. (Add To Cart)

Burning Deck Poem Postcards. 4 envelopes of 10 each. 1974-78. Letterpress. Aliki Barnstone, Michael Benedikt, William Bronk, Tom Disch, Larry Eigner, Ruth Krauss, Mark Strand, John Taggart, Diane Wakoski etc. Set of 4 envelopes $50. (Add To Cart)
 
A Century in Two Decades (anthology of the first 100 titles of Burning Deck Press: Bruce Andrews, William Bronk, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Larry Eigner, Calvin Forbes, John Heath-Stubbs, Lyn Hejinian, Harry Mathews, Ron Silliman, W. D. Snodgrass, Louis Zukofsky, etc.). 1982. 176 pp., letterpress with title and half title pages in 2 colors, smyth-sewn, paperback. 1400 copies. $30 (Add To Cart)

Série d'Ecriture #7: 14 French poets. Jacques Roubaud, Pierre Alferi, Esther Tellerman, Jean-Pierre Boyer, Jean Frémon, Dominique Fourcade, Anne Portugal, Jean-Marie Gleize, Anne Talvaz, Olivier Cadiot, James Sacré, Isabelle Howald, Dominique Grandmont, Emmanuel Hocquard. 1993. 96 pp., Offset, smyth-sewn. Original paperback. 700 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Tom Ahern, The Sinister Pinafore (poems). 1975. 16 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies, signed on the cover. $25 (Add To Cart)
—, Superbounce (short short stories). 1983. 28 pp. Letterpress, title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 lettered & signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Bruce Andrews, Corona (poems). 1973. 30 pp. printed on recto. Hand-set, letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $30 (Add To Cart)
—, Film Noir (concrete poems). 1978. 24 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched. The offset cover reproduces a drawing by the author. 324 numbered copies. $30 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies $50 (Add To Cart)

Mary Ashley, Truck (A Dance) (conceptual artist’s book: dance program). 1972. 60 pp. Offset and letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 200 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Paul Auster, Why Write? (essays). 1996. 64pp. Offset, smyth-sewn, paperback. $40. (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Signed cloth. 1 of 50 copies. $120 (Add To Cart)

Deirdra Baldwin, Totemic (poems). 1983. 32 pp. Letter­press, 2 colors throughout, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

David Ball, The Garbage Poems (poem sequence).1976.  28 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Anthony Barnett, A Forest Utilization Family (poems). 1982. 30 pp. Letterpress, 2-color title page, saddle stitched. 475 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 lettered & signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

William Bronk, Utterances (3 poems). 1972. 12 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, 8.5x11, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, That Beauty Still (4 poems). 1978. 12 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched. The cover is an original silkscreen by Linda Lutes. 500 numbered copies. $30 (Add To Cart)

Debra Bruce, Dissolves (poems). 1977. 16 pp. Letterpress, 2-color titlepage, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

David Chaloner, Projections (poems). 1977. 24 pp. Letterpress, with a 2-color title page, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $12(Add To Cart)

James Camp, An Edict from the Emperor (poems). 1969. 32 pp.Letterpress, sad­dlestitched. 225 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Nancy Condee, The Rape of St.Emad (prose poem). 1974. 16 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched. The 2-color title-page and cover have a drawing by Sophie Hawkes. 300 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Explosion in the Puzzle Factory (poems). 1983. 28 pp. Letterpress, 2-color title page, saddle- stitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Robert Coover, In Bed One Night & Other Brief Encounters (stories). 1983. 64 pp. Letterpress, title and half titles in 2 colors, smyth-sewn paperback. 1000 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 1 of 200 numbered & signed copies. $120 (Add To Cart)

Robert Creeley, The Company (poems). 1988. 52 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, smyth-sewn, original paperback. 800 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 50 numbered & signed copies. $150 (Add To Cart)

Andrew Crozier, The Veil Poem (10 poems and a coda). 1974. 28 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Lew Daly, e. dickinson on a sleepwalk with the alphabet prowling around her (poem for two voices). 1990. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 color title page, saddlestitched. 450 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Phil Demise, What I Don't Know for Sure (poem in 31 parts). 1978. 38 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 324 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Ray DiPalma, All Bowed Down (poems). 1972. 20 pp. Letterpress, with a 2-color titlepage, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $25 (Add To Cart)
—, Max, a Sequel (poems). 1974. 24 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $25 (Add To Cart)

Dorothy Donnelly, Houses (poems). 1970. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 150 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

William Doreski, Half of the Map (a sequence of 22 poems). 1980. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 375 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Russell Edson, With Sincerest Regrets (prose poems). 1980. 31 pp. Letterpress, title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers, with a cover drawing by the author. 500 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)

Larry Eigner, lined up bulk senses (7 poems). 1979. 20 pp. Letterpress, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 proof copy of the deluxe edition on handmade paper, signed $150 (Add To Cart)

Kenward Elmslie, Communications Equipment (poems). 1979. 16 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)

Patrick Fetherston, His Many and Himself (poems). 1974. 28 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Harrison Fisher, The Texty's Boyfriend (poems). 1980. 18 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Calvin Forbes, From the Book of Shine (poems). 1979. 24 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies. $35 (Add To Cart)

Ippy Gizzi [Patterson], Letters to Pauline (a sequence of prose poems with 15 drawings by the author). 1975. 40 pp. Offset from typewriter and ballpoint. Letterpress titlepage and cover, saddlestitched. 300 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Michael Gizzi, Avis or The Replete Birdman (poems). 1979. 66 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, pbk. 950 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 1 of 50 numbered & signed copies. $40 (Add To Cart)

Jaimy Gordon, Circumspections from an Equestrian Statue (novella). 1979. 76 pp. Offset. Frontispiece and 5 ornamental initials by Dennis Hlynski. perfectbound paperback. 950 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Barbara Guest, Biography (a poem in 9 parts). 1980. 26 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $35 (Add To Cart)
 —, Same. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies on Barcham Green Charter Oak, hand-sewn into Fabriano wrappers. $100 (Add To Cart)

Susan Hankla,  I Am Running Home (poems). 1979. 16 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 324 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

John Hawkes, Island Fire (story). 1988. 10 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $25 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies on Barcham Green Charter Oak, handsewn into Fabriano wrappers. $150 (Add To Cart)
—, Innocence in extremis (novella). 1985. 100 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2colors, clothbound. 500 copies. $45 (Add To Cart)

John Heath-Stubbs, Artorius, Book I (poem). 1970. 40 pp. Offset from Keith Waldrop’s handwriting, saddlestitched. 250 copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Lyn Hejinian, A Mask of Motion (poems). 1977. 28 pp. Letterpress, title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, My Life (prose poem). 1980. 89 pp. Offset, pbk. 950 copies. Original edition in 37 chapters/sentences. $70 (Add To Cart)

Charles Hine, Wild Indians (poem). 1975. 38 pp. Letterpress. Cover drawing by the author, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 340 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

George Hodgkins, Accidental Postures (poems). 1974. 20 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Edwin Honig, At Sixes (poems). 1974. 36 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $25 (Add To Cart)

Peyton Houston, For the Remarkable Animals (poems). 1970. 20  pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 150 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Margaret Johnson, A Visit to the Cities of Cheese (prose poem). 1985. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2-color title page, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Julie Kalendek, The Fundamental Difference (poems). 1991. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2 color title and half titles, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 lettered & signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

X. J. Kennedy, Bulsh (poems). 1970. 68 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 110 numbered copies. $35 (Add To Cart)

Ruth Krauss, When I Walk I Change the Earth (poem). 1978. 16 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies on handmade paper. $35 (Add To Cart)

Jackson Mac Low, 4 Trains (poems). 1974. 28 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, The Virginia Woolf Poems. 1985. 44 pp. Letterpress, with title and 4 half titles in 2 colors, smyth-sewn paperback. 900 copies. $25 (Add To Cart)

Tom Mandel, Erat (3 long poems in prose and verse). 1981. 30 pp. Letterpress, with the title page and half titles in color, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 450 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Lissa McLaughlin, Approached by Fur (poem sequence). 1976. 28 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Mark McMorris, Moth-Wings. 1996. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2 color title and half titles, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Harry Mathews, The Planisphere (poems). 1974. 24 pp. Letterpress, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Trial Impressions (30 variations on a song by John Dowland). 1977. 46 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, perfectbound paperback. 950 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 1 of 50 numbered & signed copies. $80 (Add To Cart)
—, Country Cooking and Other Stories. 1980. 88 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors.,smyth-sewn paperback, 1400 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 1 of 100 numbered & signed copies $80 (Add To Cart)

Christopher Middleton, The Fossil Fish (15 micropoems). 1970. 36 pp. Letterpres, 2 colors through­out, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 150 numbered copies. Providence, 1970. $30 (Add To Cart)
—, Briefcase History (poems). 1972. 40 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Anasphere: le torse antique (poem). 1978. 16pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies.  $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Woden Dog (poems). 1983. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

David Miller, Primavera. 1979. 14 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 324 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Carl Morse, Dive (poems). 1970. 36 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 150 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Sianne Ngai, Discredit. 1996. 32 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 numbered and signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Gil Ott, Within Range (poems & prose). 1986. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 lettered & signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Rochelle Owens, Poems from Joe's Garage. 1973. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, 8x12.5, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $40 (Add To Cart)

Ray Ragosta, Sherds (poems). 1982. 30 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Peter Riley, Strange Family (12 songs). 1973. 26 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Elizabeth Robinson, My Name Happens Also (poems). 1987. 32 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Tom Ryan, Encephalogeorgics (poems). 1972. 26 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Stephen Sandy, The Difficulty (poem). 1975. 16 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Barton Levi St.Armand, Hypogeum (poems of the buried life). 1975. 30 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

Barry Schwabsky, Fate/Seen in the Dark (2 poems). 1985. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Ron Silliman, nox (poems). 1974. 34 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $35 (Add To Cart)
—, Paradise (prose poem). 1985. 64 pp. Letterpress, with title and half title in 2 colors, offset cover by Linda Lutes, smyth-sewn paperback. 900 copies. $35 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 2 of 100 numbered & signed copies. $75 (Add To Cart)

Pat Smith, Hour History (prose & poem). 1987. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

W. D. Snodgrass, 6 Troubadour Songs (with the original music). 1977. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2-color title and half-titles, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
 —, 6 Minnesinger Songs (with the original music). 1983. 40 pp. Letterpress, 2-color title and half-titles, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 1 of 26 lettered & signed copies on handmade paper. $150 (Add To Cart)

Marcia Southwick, What the Trees Go Into (poem in 5 parts). 1977. 16 pp. Letterpress, with a title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Terry Stokes, The Night Ed Sullivan Slapped One of the Kessler Twins Right on the Ass in the Middle of His Show & Their Song & Dance (poem). 1970. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, sad­dlestitched, in wrappers. 100 numbered copies. $30 (Add To Cart)
—, Punching In, Punching Out (poems). 1973. 24 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Mark Strand, The Sargeantville Notebook (poems). 1973. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 400 numbered copies. $75 (Add To Cart)

Cole Swensen, Numen (poems). 1995. 64 pp. Offset. Original paperback. 950 copies. Providence 1995. $15 (Add To Cart)

John Taggart, Pyramid Canon (poem sequence). 1973. 24 pp. Letterpress, 3 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $35 (Add To Cart)

George Tysh, Mecanorgane (poems). 1971. 44 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Shop/Posh (2 prose poems). 1973. 12 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 300 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, Tea (poems). 1979. 22 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors. The offset cover reproduces a drawing by Jean-Louis Guy. Saddlestitched. 350 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Keith Waldrop, My Nodebook for December (poems). 1971. 26 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 400 numbered copies. $15 (Add To Cart)
—, The Garden of Effort (poems). 1975. 89 pp. Letterpress, perfect-bound paperback. 950 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. Cloth. 1 of 50 numbered & signed copies. $40 (Add To Cart)
—, Egotistical Particulars. 1979. 24 collages reproduced by color xerox, sewn into wrappers. 100 copies. $50 (Add To Cart)

Rosmarie Waldrop, A Dark Octave (poems). 1967. 24 pp. Letterpress, saddlestitched. The 2-color title page has a linoleum cut by Keith Waldrop. 100 numbered copies. $25 (Add To Cart)
—, Camp Printing (visual poems). 1970. 40 pp. printed on recto. Offset from letterpress and collage, side-stitched. 500 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, When They Have Senses (poem sequence). 1980. 82 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, paperback. 950 copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
 —, Same. Cloth. 1 of 50 numbered & signed copies. $40 (Add To Cart)

Keith & Rosmarie Waldrop, Letters (visual poems). 1970. 36 pp. Letterpress, various colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 numbered copies, signed on the cover by both authors. $45 (Add To Cart)
—, Until Volume One (poems). 1973. 34 pp. Letterpress, 2 col­ors throughout, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 500 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Words Worth Less (7 transformations of "Tintern Abbey"). 1973. 24 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Since Volume One (poems). 1975.  34 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 numbered copies. $20 (Add To Cart)
—, Light Travels (poem). 1991. 36 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $15 (Add To Cart)

Stephen Wallin, Providence (poem sequence). 1982. 20 pp. Letterpress, with the title page in 2 colors, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 350 numbered copies. $12 (Add To Cart)

Craig Watson, Discipline (poem). 1986. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddle-stitched, in wrappers. 474 copies. $12 (Add To Cart)
—, Same. 26 lettered & signed copies. $20 (Add To Cart)

Dallas Wiebe, The Transparent Eye-Ball & Other Stories. 1982. 114 pp. Letterpress, with the title page and 4 half titles in 2 colors, paperback. 950 copies. $30 (Add To Cart)

C.K.Williams, The Lark. The Thrush. The Starling (poems after Issa). 1983. 32 pp. The cover reproduces a drawing by the author. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 500 copies. $35 (Add To Cart)
—, Same, signed. $50 (Add To Cart)

Kirk Wilson, The Early Word (6 poems). 1972. 20 pp. Letterpress, 2 colors throughout, saddlestitched, in wrappers. 250 numbered copies. $10 (Add To Cart)

John Yau, Broken Off By the Music (3 poem sequences). 1981. 54 pp. Letterpress, with the title and half titles in 2 colors, perfectbound paperback. 950 copies. $25 (Add To Cart)
 —, Same. Cloth. 1 of 10 numbered & signed HC copies. $50 (Add To Cart)