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Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series), ADDISON, Joseph
1 ADDISON, Joseph Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80917 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1892 Stapled wraps Fair with no dust jacket 
Joseph Addison (1672-1719) was co-founder of the first iteration of England's "The Spectator", and in it he frequently wrote of his fictional country gentleman character, Sir Roger de Coverley. Those writings are combined in this edition. With unattributed biographical sketch and explanatory notes. Entry no. 18 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with inked signatures & rubbing to cover, two interior leaves have detached (but are present); otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 51, 4 (ads), 4 (ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound, AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe
2 AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound
81019 New York The Heritage Press 1966 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The Greek Titan was the hero of Aeschylus' 5th-century BC poem, presented here along with the much more recent version/revision by the great early 19th century poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. With drawings by John Farleigh and a preface by Rex Warner. 'Bound' translated from the Greek by Rex Warner. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorations on covers and spine. Volume lacks the slipcase and Sandglass flyer. --- Volume is in excellent shape with clean, unmarked and bright interior; but with slight soiling to covers.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xix, 161 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Twentieth Century American Poetry (Modern Library #127.4), AIKEN, Conrad (editor)
3 AIKEN, Conrad (editor) Twentieth Century American Poetry (Modern Library #127.4)
80018 New York The Modern Library [c.1966] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
From the jacket cover: ". . .American poetry, from Emily Dickinson to the present--including Frost, Eliot, Crane, Lowell. . .and 23 poets who have not previously appeared in an anthology." This Modern Library edition edited, and with a preface, by Conrad Aiken. Indices of poets and first lines at rear of volume. --- Toledano spine 11 / blue cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1965 (though 1963 date appears in book). ML #127.4. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Price-clipped dust jacket with creasing, rubbing and chafing to extremities, inking to front flap and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xxii, 552 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Slice of Snow: A Book of Poems, ANGLUND, Joan Walsh
4 ANGLUND, Joan Walsh A Slice of Snow: A Book of Poems
79600 New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1970 0151830150 / 9780151830152 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, copyright page. A second slender volume of poems intended for the adult reader by the noted author of works for children, following her earlier "A Cup of Sun". The poems themselves are lovely, brief snippets of heartfelt language and are accompanied by the author's decorative drawings. --- In full light blue cloth with titling stamped in gilt on spine; and in brown, cream and maroon patterned jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and slightly splayed boards, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original $ flap price, has a 2-inch tear at front flap, otherwise nice.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 63 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2), ARISTOTLE
5 ARISTOTLE The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)
80013 New York The Modern Library [c.1977-80] 0394604253 / 9780394604251 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
The complete text of the two influential works by Aristotle. "Rhetoric" translated from the Greek by W. Rhys Roberts; "Poetics" by Ingram Bywater. With introduction by Friedrich Solmsen. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 (though 1954 date appears in book). ML #246.2. --- With inked markings in several locations at margins, else a clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket with a little soiling but otherwise newish and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxii, 289 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1), ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor)
6 ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor) Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1)
79160 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
A selection selection of the major works by Aristotle. Includes unabridged Logic, On the Soul, Nicomachean Ethics and Poetics plus generous excerpts from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics. Edited, and with introductions to the various works, by Richard McKeon. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks, green topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1961 (though 1951 date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 403 titles in ML catalog. ML #248.1. --- With prior owner's inked name to top and bottom of textblock, inked notations on perhaps as many as 12 pages (at "Nicomachean Ethics"); otherwise a bright, newish copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, in removable mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xxix, 667 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Nibelungenlied, ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0
7 ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0 The Nibelungenlied
80621 New York The Heritage Press 1961 Hardcover Near Fine 
The ancient German epic poem featuring Siegfried and his wife Kriemhild is retold in English prose in this handsome edition in slipcase. Translated from the German by Margaret Armour. With illustrations by Edy Legrand, and an introduction by Franz Schoenberner. --- In black and green cloth-covered boards with the title and accents in silver on cover and spine; publisher's green topstain. Volume housed in silver paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With slight cover discoloration; otherwise volume is in excellent shape, clean, unmarked and bright. Good+ slipcase has a few tears at corners; is scratched and rubbed, but is otherwise intact and structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xxiii, 253 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Collected Shorter Poems 1927 1957, Auden, W H
8 Auden, W H Collected Shorter Poems 1927 1957
72930 New York Random House 1966 First Printing Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Stated first printing of author's collection of poems. In green and yellow full cloth covers w/lightly bumped corners and brownish spotting on front cover. Lettering on spine in metallic green. Interior of volume clean and unmarked; with table of contents and index of first lines. Dust jacket heavily chipped and with triangular chunk missing at head of spine; with orig $7.50 flap price and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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To Walk in Wilderness: A Colorado Rocky Mountain Journal, BARRON, T. A. (prose & poetry); FIELDER, John (photography)
9 BARRON, T. A. (prose & poetry); FIELDER, John (photography) To Walk in Wilderness: A Colorado Rocky Mountain Journal
78316 Englewood, Colorado U S A Westcliffe Publishers 1993 1565790383 / 9781565790384 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The amazingly talented nature photographer John Fielder teams up with the noted writer of fantasy and children's works, Tom Barron in this chronicle of their multi-day hiking trip in the Rockies south and west of Aspen, Colorado. Loaded throughout with stunning full-color landscape photos as well as the distinctive writing of Mr. Barron. With map of their route near the front of the volume. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket features one of Fielder's photos on the cover. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking markings or other obvious damages. Jacket with a small tear and a little creasing to edges; is otherwise in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 168 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Gift of a Friend [Quaker poetry], BARTON, Bernard
10 BARTON, Bernard The Gift of a Friend [Quaker poetry]
81077 Philadelphia Henry F. Anners [c.1870s-1900s] Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A miniature volume (3 in. wide x 4.25 in. tall), offering poems by the "Quaker poet" Bernard Barton. With tissue-protected frontis engraving depicting a woman in a bucolic farm scene. --- In embossed red cloth-covered hardcovers with titling gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt. Undated, but possibly published c.1870s-1900s. --- With plenty of foxing to leaves and a little dulling to textblock edge gilding, penciled signature to front free endpaper; else a sound copy.; 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 126 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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John Brown's Body, Benet, Stephen Vincent
11 Benet, Stephen Vincent John Brown's Body
72243 Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1929 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Famed epic poem of the US Civil War in a good copy. Decorations by George Illian. In full blue cloth covers w/ glued-on decorative title panel (frt cover) and rendition of drum (spine). Edgewear, espec at head & tail of spine. Minor scuffing covers. Spine & its decoration are toned. Ilian's drawings of a battle scene at endpapers. With inked presentation remarks dated 1936 on half title page, otherwise interior solid and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Golden Path: Written and Illustrated by Peggy Boyce, BOYCE, Peggy
12 BOYCE, Peggy The Golden Path: Written and Illustrated by Peggy Boyce
78566 Peggy Boyce 1986 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
A charming work with poetic lines and artwork in watercolor, pencil drawings and other black & white illustrations. Signed on front free endpaper by Peggy Boyce. In this work, dedicated to her Mother, the author/artist pays tribute to the sights and natural history of the Michigan lakeshore along Lake Michigan. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with Ms. Boyce's watercolors on front and back. 30 pages (unpaginated). A bright, clean, firm copy. Scarce in this edition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [30] pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Adventures Further, BREWER, Wilmon
13 BREWER, Wilmon Adventures Further
78889 Francestown, New Hampshire Marshall Jones Company 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Number 15 of a limited edition of 500 copies in this stated first edition. Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes 3 color illustrations from paintings by Frank Vining Smith. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black blocks on cover and spine. Jacket features Frank Vining Smith color illustration on cover; bears orig. $2 flap price. --- With discreet bookseller label to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with a little soiling; is otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Still More Adventures, BREWER, Wilmon
14 BREWER, Wilmon Still More Adventures
78890 Francestown, New Hampshire Marshall Jones Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes color frontis portrait of the author by Polly Thayer, as well as another Thayer color painting and a painting of the author's wife, Katherine More Brewer. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on cover and spine. Jacket features Thayer color illustration on cover; bears orig. $3 flap price. --- With discreet bookseller label to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with a little spotting to back cover; is otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.50 USD
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American Poems, Bronson, Walter C.
15 Bronson, Walter C. American Poems
71774 University of Chicago 1918 Seventh Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Big compendium of American poetry in a decent copy. Orig pub date 1912, this printing issued 1918. In full red cloth covers w/light edgewear, scuffing at tail of spine. No DJ. Paper at frt & rear pastedowns has disintegrated at hinge points, exposing inner webbing. Lightly pencilled remarks & underlinings here & there inside vol. Prev owner's inked name & addr ffep. ; 1625-1892; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Complete in One Volume, BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett
16 BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Complete in One Volume
77148 New York Hurst & Company Publishers [c1920s-1940s] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
An undated, compact collection of Mrs. Browning's works. Bound in faux snakeskin, with "Mrs. Browning" stamped in gilt on cover. --- Printed with very small type, and with about an inch of back torn away at head of spine. Textblock is quite firm, though back cover is loose. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 533 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Pauline - Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, King Victor and King Charles (From the Author's Revised Text), BROWNING, Robert
17 BROWNING, Robert Pauline - Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, King Victor and King Charles (From the Author's Revised Text)
81036 New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1898 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Two early poems and a pair of plays by Robert Browning (1812-1889) in an American reprint edition. With tissue-protected frontis portrait of a young Browning. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke.. With tissue-protected frontis portrait of a young Browning. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a partial split near front of volume, severe creases to front and back covers, and pencilings to front free endpaper; else an intact copy.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall); lvii, 335 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets), BROWNING, Robert
18 BROWNING, Robert The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets)
80772 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The complete poetic and dramatic works of the English poet and dramatist Robert Browning (1812-1889) are presented here. Edited, and with a biographical sketch by Horace E. Scudder. Appendix includes much additional information, as well as indices of first lines and titles. An entry in the publisher's series, "Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets". With frontis photographic portrait of Browning. --- In dark green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped author name and laurel wreath decorations to cover, gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With frequent penciled notations at endpapers, but not often within the text of the volume, prior owner's signature to front free endpaper in ink; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xviii, 1033 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1), BROWNING, Robert
19 BROWNING, Robert The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)
76428 New York The Modern Library Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
From the dust jacket: "...everything of importance that Browning ever wrote..." and "Including all of Browning's lyric and dramatic poetry...". A Modern Library Giant edition with introduction and biograhical information by Saxe Commins; index of first lines of poems at the rear. Though 1934 date appears on copyright page, this edition likely published c.1940. --- In Toledano spine G4 with full beige cloth covers, gilt & green titling & decorations on on cover & spine; publisher's faded green topstain, plain endpapers. Jacket style Gc, verso advertises 274 titles in ML catalog. ML #G-17.1. --- With previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, binder's glue bleed-through at endpapers and yellowed leaves, otherwise volume is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with big chip at head of spine, is discolored and yellowed but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector. This volume is showing its age and is priced accordingly. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, 1,223 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Poems of Robert Browning, BROWNING, Robert
20 BROWNING, Robert The Poems of Robert Browning
79332 Roslyn, New York Black's Readers Service Company 1952 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a hardcover book club edition. Includes his notable "Pied Piper of Hamelin" and "Paracelsus", and many others. Arranged by Songs, Ballads, Monlogues, Lyrics, Romances, Drama and with a section dedicated to his wife Elizabeth Barrett Browning. With a brief introduction by Ben Ray Redman. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With slightly rounded cover corners, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); ix, 301 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Ring and the Book, Volume 3 Only (Everyman's Library #502), BROWNING, Robert
21 BROWNING, Robert The Ring and the Book, Volume 3 Only (Everyman's Library #502)
80279 London/New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1962 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Volume 3 only of the 4-volume "verse novel" by Browning, which tells the story of Count Guido Franceschini's trial for murder. Includes an introduction by John Bryson and with extensive end notes. Everyman's Library #502. --- In binding style 4, full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale orange topstain. Purple jacket with Peter Rutland drawing of the murder on the cover. --- A clean, sturdy, unmarked copy but with a little dusty soiling to cloth. Jacket with retailer's sticker, plenty of rubbing and with some chafing to edges, otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xv, 534 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Shorter Poems of Robert Browning, BROWNING, Robert
22 BROWNING, Robert The Shorter Poems of Robert Browning
81042 New York Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. 1934 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A selection of shorter poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet. Edited and with an introduction by William Clyde DeVane. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with vignette to cover, titling to spine; both in gilt. Volume housed in simple home-made kraft paper jacket. --- With a little soiling to spine, inked gift inscription to verso of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxiv, 390 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Poems of Robert Browning, BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor)
23 BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor) The Poems of Robert Browning
77941 Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.A. The Heritage Press 1971 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase. Selected, edited, and introduced by C. Day Lewis and with woodcut illustrations by Peter Reddick. Indexes of first lines and titles at rear of volume. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with image of a rose gilt-stamped on cover; repeated with gilt titling on spine. Volume housed in slipcase covered in brown paper. Publisher's Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no number). --- A firm, clean, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Slipcase with a hint of soiling, is otherwise undamaged. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xviii, 299 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Poems of Robert Browning, BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor)
24 BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor) The Poems of Robert Browning
80580 New York The Heritage Press 1971 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase. Selected, edited, and introduced by C. Day Lewis and with woodcut illustrations by Peter Reddick. Indices of first lines and titles at rear of volume. --- In paper-covered boards illustrated with ancient columns and structures, and backed in brown cloth. With gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations. Slipcase covered in maroon paper. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- Both book and slipcase with minor bump near top of opening; otherwise a firm, clean, bright copy. Slipcase with a hint of soiling & sunning, is otherwise undamaged.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xviii, 299 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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The Poems of Robert Browning (Limited Editions Club, Series 37, #6), BROWNING, Robert (author); REDDICK, Peter (illustrations)
25 BROWNING, Robert (author); REDDICK, Peter (illustrations) The Poems of Robert Browning (Limited Editions Club, Series 37, #6)
78024 Cambridge, England The Limited Editions Club 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase. Selected, edited, and introduced by C. Day Lewis and with woodcut illustrations by Peter Reddick. Printed for members of The Limited Editions Club in England by The University Printing House of Cambridge. Number 553 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed on rear colophon page by Peter Reddick. --- In pale grey linen-covered boards backed in blue morocco, with embossed oval portrait of Browning on the front cover. Gilt-stamped titling & decorations on spine. Volume housed in black paper-covered slipcase. LEC Monthly Letter & prospectus laid in. Glassine wrap not present. Number 6 in LEC Series 37. --- With considerable sunning to leather spine; otherwise a bright, firm and unmarked copy. Slipcase with a some rubbing and minor discoloration, otherwise in good shape and structurally sound. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xviii, 300 pages 
Price: 36.50 USD
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North Coast, and Other Poems, BUCHANAN, Robert Williams
26 BUCHANAN, Robert Williams North Coast, and Other Poems
73780 London G. Routledge and Sons 1868 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Elaborately bound in blue beveled edge cloth-covered boards with gilt and red lettering and decorations, front, rear and spine. With 53 engravings by T.(homas) and E.(dward) Dalziel and 5 others; all of which were engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Printed on heavy papers, with all three edges in gilt. Volume has tears to cloth at spine ends, many pages with foxing. Sticker removal damage, front pastedown. Overall, a tight copy with some magnificent examples of the engraver's art. Mr. Buchanan's works displayed a respect for those living a simpler life. Author's 'North Coast Poems' comprise roughly 2/3 of this volume.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 250, (6, ads) pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Memoir, Notes, BURNS, Robert
27 BURNS, Robert Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Memoir, Notes
72412 New York American News Co. Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Undated [c 1880] compilation of the great Scottish poet's work in an appealing edition. In decorative gilt and black blue cloth covers w/gilt edges all around. With unattributed b&w illustrations. Volume is fragile, with a detached leaf and the beginnings of a separation toward the front of the volume. Covers are worn; edges chafed; spine toned. Interior mostly clean, with prev owner's inked signature, dated 1882, on front free endpaper; more modern presentation remarks same page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (#6 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), BURNS, Robert; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
28 BURNS, Robert; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (#6 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80702 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition offering a sizeable collection of the poems and songs of the great Scottish poet and lyricist, Robert Burns (1759-1796). The 6th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied an introduction, glossary and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of the birthplace cottage of Burns. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With soiling to textblock edges, sunning to spine, beginnings of a split near front of volume and with chafing to cloth at head of spine; otherwise an intact, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 609 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3), BYRON, George Gordon Lord
29 BYRON, George Gordon Lord Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3)
80270 New York The Modern Library [c.1966-67] Hard Cover Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron in a Modern Library reprint edition. With 16 cantos (the partial 17th is not included), and an introduction by Louis Kronenberger. --- In Toledano spine 11 / red cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1966-67 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #24.3. --- The front board has warped, leaving it slightly bowed; with darkish discoloration to cloth. Interior clean, unmarked and bright. (Note: a weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing.) Price-clipped dust jacket with dampstains near spine and with small tears and rubbing; but overall bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xiii, 514 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, BYRON, Lord
30 BYRON, Lord Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
80922 Philadelphia Henry Altemus Company [c.1899-1910s] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An apparently abridged version of Lord Byron's famous narrative poem. (Canto I stops at the end of section XIII, Canto II is not present, III and IV are complete.) With charming color frontis illustration of Venetian scene, and 3 additional black & white illustrations. --- In green cloth-covered boards with color floral decorations to front cover; titling and decorations in gilt on cover & spine. Undated, likely published c.1899-1910s. --- Covers are quite rubbed with dulling to decorations, faded spine gilding, endpaper pencilings and chafed area at head of spine. Interior remains firm and sound.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 165 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Childe Harold (Canto IV), Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections, BYRON, Lord; VENABLE, W. H. (editor)
31 BYRON, Lord; VENABLE, W. H. (editor) Childe Harold (Canto IV), Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections
80762 New York American Book Company 1911 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A pair of notable long-form poems by the noted English romantic poet Lord Byron (1788-1824). Includes cantos I through IV of "Childe Harold" and "Prisoner of Chillon". Also included are a handful of Byron's shorter poems and songs. An entry in publisher's "Eclectic English Classics" series. Edited and with an introduction by W. H. Venable. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with dark brown titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With pencilings to a few leaves including notes, prior owner's signature and a short poem; else an intact, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 170 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Drifted In, CARLETON, Will
32 CARLETON, Will Drifted In
75237 New York Moffat, Yard and Company 1908 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Author's collection of poems, including his 'Drifted In'. With numerous b&w illustrations; as well as a tissue-protected full-color frontis illustration. In full blue cloth-covered boards with attractive snowed-in train illustration in black, white and gilt on cover. Titling on cover and spine in gilt. Interior clean and firm, though yellowed. Covers with incidental soiling. Lacks a dust jacket. Scarce in this edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose, CARLSON, William A.
33 CARLSON, William A. A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose
80965 Lakewood, Colorado Mountain to Sea Publishing Company 2001 097113670X / 9780971136700 Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
A collection of striking black & white photos, each of which is accompanied by the author's "prose", which reads a lot like poetry. Signed "William A. Carlson" on copyright page, presumably by the author. --- In stiff wraps with representative photos on front and back covers. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.). --- A bright, newish copy.; Oblong 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); [c.60] pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits, CARROLL, Lewis (author); PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrations)
34 CARROLL, Lewis (author); PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrations) The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits
76951 London Chatto & Windus 1969 0701106050 / 9780701106058 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated Fourth Impression, 1969 of this curious work which was first published in 1953. A slim volume, in yellow paper-covered boards with silver-stamped titling on spine. With Peake's marvelous illustrations throughout, including on yellow dust jacket covers. --- A clean, bright copy but with some light foxing to textblock edges, and clipped jacket flap (above which a 10/- net 50p sticker is affixed); in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 46 pages 
Price: 30.50 USD
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Alice Cary's Poems: Ballads, Lyrics and Hymns Popular Edition, CARY, Alice
35 CARY, Alice Alice Cary's Poems: Ballads, Lyrics and Hymns Popular Edition
75230 New York Hurd & Houghton 1872 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A later printing of author's poetry collection. Illustrated. In brown cloth-covered boards with blindstamped decorations on cover; titling in faded gilt on spine. Volume is relatively tight, but with a few loose pages in mid-book. Sunned/discolored spine. With edgewear and mildly bumped corners. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 333 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Wine, Water and Song, CHESTERTON, G. K.
36 CHESTERTON, G. K. Wine, Water and Song
76437 London Methuen & Co., Ltd. 1946 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated twentieth edition, 1946. An attractive, well-preserved copy of Mr. Chesterton's slim volume of his whimsical poems, first published in 1915. With illustrations by Sillince and an introduction by L. A. G. Strong. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations in ivory on cover and spine. Rough-cut fore-edges. Jacket with cover drawing. --- A very good copy, but with a bit of flaking of spine titling. Price-clipped dust jacket with a good-sized chip at top front corner, small chips at spine ends; else in nice shape and in removable archival mylar protector.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" to 8" tall; 60 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Early English Ballads (No. 96, Maynard's English Classics Series), CLARK, J. Scott (introduction and notes)
37 CLARK, J. Scott (introduction and notes) Early English Ballads (No. 96, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80918 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1892 Stapled wraps Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of five traditional English ballads. Includes "Twa Corbies", "Robin Hood", "Sir Patrick Spens", "Chevy Chase" and "Not-Brown Mayd". Lyrics provided, but without musical notations. With introduction and explanatory notes by J. Scott Clark. Entry no. 96 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with numerous penciled notations & tear to cover; otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 43, 4 (ads), 2 (ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Lincoln and Others, Clark, Thomas Curtis
38 Clark, Thomas Curtis Lincoln and Others
73121 New York George H. Doran Company 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Attractive volume of author's poems; in full maroon cloth on board covers; paste-on title block on cover & spine. Publisher's red topstain. Spine lightly toned; corners ever so slightly bumped. Interior on quality buff papers; clean and tight with one small tear at front gutter area. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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39 Coffin, Charles M. (Editor) The Major Poets English & American
71757 Harcourt Brace and Co. 1954 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
No DJ. Compendium of best-loved poems by the most famed of British & American poets. Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, Blake, Pope, Browning, Tennyson, Whitman, Yeats, Dickinson, Housman, Hardy, etc etc. In good shape, solid and tight in full green cloth covers. Chafed at edges. Rubberstamped price, front free endpaper, otherwise interior clean and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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40 COHEN, J. M. (editor) The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse (with Parallel Text in English)
70509 Baltimore, Maryland Penguin Books 1960 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
A collection of notable Spanish poetry, with parallel English-language text in plain prose. Introduced and edited by J. M. Cohen. --- Textblock is firm but with pencilings on perhaps as many as 15 pages. Portions of paper cover are missing, and cover is a little soiled. ; LK50172; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 472 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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