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William Dickey Poems, 1981-1995
GLC 22  
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Item 1

"Building the Great Wall of China," 1995

Physical Description: Oversized

General note

© Copyright 1995 by the Estate of William Dickey, from an unpublished ms. Prospero's Island. Printed in an edition of 94 copies by Lee Engdahl as homage." Marked "38/94."
Item 2

"Countdown," December 1981

General note

"Handset in the Italic of Frederic Goudy's 18-point Californian & 14-point Deepdene and printed letterpress on Arches Aquarelle by The Pterodactyl Press in December of 1981. 200 copies."
Item 3

"The Death of John Berryman," undated

General note

Marked "H/26." Apparently signed by William Dickey.
Item 4

"The Elephants' Burying Ground," 1990

Physical Description: Oversized

General note

"Poem. © Copyright 1990 by William Dickey. Press: B style Kelly. Paper: Mohawk Vellum. Set in Baskerville types. Printed at Engdahl Typography. Of 150 copies this is: 6."
Item 5

"Making Love," [1992?]

General note

Printed by hit & run press. Contains two drawings.
Item 6

"Mandarins," December 1993

General note

[Holiday greeting card]. Also contains: "In Time of Peace" by Leonard Sanazaro. "Designed and produced by William Dickey at Senex Press in San Francisco, December 1993 on a Macintosh Centris 650 and PageMaker 5.0. The type is Goudy Old Style."
Item 7

"Ornament," 1984

General note

"200 copies of 'Ornament' were printed by The Pterodactyl Press in Cumberland, Iowa. The Bodoni Bold type, with which this card is set, is more than 100 years old. It was acquired from the Review & Viking of Villisca, Iowa. © 1984 by William Dickey."
Item 8

"Painting the Animals," undated

General note

Holiday greeting card. Also contains "Night Class" by Leonard Sanazaro.
Item 9

"Snow," undated

General note

Holiday greeting card. Also contains "San Francisco Neighborhood" by Leonard Sanazaro. "This card was designed and produced by William Dickey on a Macintosh computer using PageMaker 4.2. The graphic is a Viking dragon head from the Oseberg ship-burial, ca.825, reprinted from Richard Huber, Treasury of Fantastic and Mythological Creatures (Dover, 1981). The types are Cochin and Charlemagne."