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A Treasury of the World's Best Loved Poems

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1961

Stock No.: 81335


A selection of poems by a variety of notable poets, ranging from Shakespeare to Emily Dickinson. With an unattributed introduction and index of first lines. --- In brown leather-look paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 182 pages View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series)

By: ADDISON, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill & Co.: 1892

Stock No.: 80917


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 leav... View more info

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Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound

By: AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1966

Stock No.: 81019


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 c... View more info

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A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (Modern Library #101.3)

By: AIKEN, Conrad (compliler & editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81471


Conrad Aiken, an acclaimed American poet and novelist, has selected dozens of American poems from the 17th through 20th Centuries for this Modern Library edition. With an introduction by Mr. Aiken. Indices of authors and first lines at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1944 d... View more info

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Poems That Touch The Heart

By: ALEXANDER, A. L. (compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing Co. Inc.: 1946

Stock No.: 81336


Stated 16th printing, 1946, of this popular collection of poems by a variety of poets with a shared theme of being sentimental. Poems selected, and with an introduction, by the former star of network radio A. L. Alexander. With indices of authors and titles at rear of volume. --- In brown leather-look paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- Possible former library book, the sole evidence of which is a pocke... View more info

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The Divine Comedy (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: ALIGHIERI, Dante

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81390


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition of the famous 14th Century Italian epic poem. With illustrations by William Blake. Translated by Charles Eliot Norton. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and s... View more info

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A Slice of Snow: A Book of Poems

By: ANGLUND, Joan Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79600


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... View more info

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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80013


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 ... View more info

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Sohrab and Rustum and Other Poems (No. 132, The Riverside Literature Series)

By: ARNOLD, Matthew

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1911

Stock No.: 81634


A collection of 23 poems by the noted English poet, literary critic, and translator of Homer. Poems selected and edited by Charles Swain Thomas, and with a biographical sketch of Matthew Arnold by Louise Imogen Guiney. Entry #132 in publisher's "Riverside Literature Series". --- In stiff pale green stapled wraps. --- With prior owner's pencilings to perhaps as many as 10 leaves, otherwise a firmly bound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); viii, 124 pages View more info

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Matthew Arnold: Poetry and Prose

By: ARNOLD, Matthew; BRYSON, John (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1954

Stock No.: 81889


A collection of poetical and prose writings of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), the prominent English poet, literary critic, and translator of Homer. Includes his early, narrative, lyric, elegiac, dramatic and later poems; sonnets, lectures, essays and letters. Edited and with an introduction by John Bryson. Indexed. An entry in publisher's series: The Reynard Library. --- In blue bevel edge cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover & spine titling and decoration; blue top... View more info

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Collected Shorter Poems 1927 1957

By: Auden, W H

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Stock No.: 72930


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 View more info

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W. H. Auden: Collected Poems (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series)

By: AUDEN, W. H.

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81427


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library reprint edition of of selected poetry of W. H. Auden (1907-1973), the prolific English-born poet, playwright and essayist. Edited and with a preface by Edward Mendelson. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations... View more info

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To Walk in Wilderness: A Colorado Rocky Mountain Journal

By: BARRON, T. A. (prose & poetry); FIELDER, John (photography)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado U S A, Westcliffe Publishers: 1993

Stock No.: 78316


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 fe... View more info

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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1929

Stock No.: 72243


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 View more info

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The Dust Which is God: A Novel in Verse

By: BENÉT, William Rose

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Stock No.: 81992


Stated fifth printing of the author's long-form poem, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1942. Due to war-time paper shortages, the entire book is printed on bright yellow stock. --- In beige cloth-covered boards with illustrations and titling in brown to cover and spine; brown topstain. Jacket in tones of dark brown and tan, with author photographic portrait to back panel. --- With some darkening & discoloration to cloth, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound copy. Unc... View more info

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John Berryman: Selected Poems (American Poets Project #11)

By: BERRYMAN, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Library of America: 2004

Stock No.: 81982


A selection of poems by John Berryman, one in the publisher's American Poets Project series. Edited by Kevin Young. --- In green paper-covered boards; dust jacket in lavender and green. --- A clean, sound, firmly-bound copy but with inked notation to front free endpaper. Bright, unclipped jacket with slight rubbing, else nice.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 198 pages View more info

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Selected Poetry and Prose of William Blake (Modern Library #285.1)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1954]

Stock No.: 81822


A Modern Library edition offering poems and various prose writings of the great English poet, painter and prophet William Blake (1757-1827). Works selected, and with an introduction by Northrup Frye. Includes a section of black & white plates bearing Blake paintings and poems. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely publish... View more info

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The Golden Path: Written and Illustrated by Peggy Boyce

By: BOYCE, Peggy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Peggy Boyce: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Stock No.: 78566


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... View more info

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Adventures Further

By: BREWER, Wilmon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Francestown, New Hampshire, Marshall Jones Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78889


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... View more info

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Still More Adventures

By: BREWER, Wilmon

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Francestown, New Hampshire, Marshall Jones Company: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78890


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 fla... View more info

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American Poems

By: Bronson, Walter C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago: 1918

Edition: Seventh Printing

Stock No.: 71774


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 View more info

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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Complete in One Volume

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company Publishers: [c1920s-1940s]

Stock No.: 77148


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 View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1948

Stock No.: 81510


A handsome reprint edition in slipcase of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 44 famous romantic sonnets. With an introduction by Louis Untermeyer and with decorations at beginnings of sonnets by Angelo Valenti. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) was a highly acclaimed poet and wife of the famed poet Robert Browning. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with blue spine titling, EBB initials in blue on cover; all textblock edges stained in red. Unpaginated (about 58 pp). Sandgl... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 76428


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... View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Black's Readers Service Company: 1952

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79332


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... View more info

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The Ring and the Book, Volume 3 Only (Everyman's Library #502)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1962

Stock No.: 80279


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 soilin... View more info

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Pauline - Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, King Victor and King Charles (From the Author's Revised Text)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1898

Stock No.: 81036


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 cove... View more info

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The Shorter Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1934

Stock No.: 81042


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 View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1971

Stock No.: 80580


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 fl... View more info

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The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett 1845-1846. In Two Volumes (Complete)

By: BROWNING, Robert; BARRETT [BROWNING], Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1899

Stock No.: 81983


The voluminous correspondence between the influential English poets Robert Browning (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) led to their eventual marriage in 1846. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was disinherited because her father disapproved of the marriage, an influence on the couple's move to Italy where Elizabeth remained for the remainder of her life. She had the habit of calling herself "Elizabeth Barrett Barrett". With black & white frontis tiss... View more info

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North Coast, and Other Poems

By: BUCHANAN, Robert Williams

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge and Sons: 1868

Stock No.: 73780


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 engrav... View more info

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Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Memoir, Notes

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, American News Co.:

Stock No.: 72412


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 ... View more info

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Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3)

By: BYRON, George Gordon Lord

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81540


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 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #24.3. --- A clean, sturdy and unmarked copy but with a ... View more info

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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

By: BYRON, Lord

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: [c.1899-1910s]

Stock No.: 80922


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 du... View more info

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Don Juan: A Satiric Epic of Modern Life

By: BYRON, Lord (BYRON, George Gordon)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Stock No.: 81514


The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron, offered in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase with illustrations by Hugo Steiner-Prag. With an introduction by John T. Winterich. --- In full green-patterned yellow cloth-covered boards; titling on spine, and monogrammed B on cover both in gilt on black blocks; black topstain. Volume housed in black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer not present. --- A clean, bright copy lacking markings or evident damages. Slipcase wi... View more info

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Childe Harold (Canto IV), Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections

By: BYRON, Lord; VENABLE, W. H. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1911

Stock No.: 80762


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... View more info

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Drifted In

By: CARLETON, Will

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Company: 1908

Stock No.: 75237


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 View more info

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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

By: CARLSON, William A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Mountain to Sea Publishing Company: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80965


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 View more info

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The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits

By: CARROLL, Lewis (author); PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrations)

Price: $30.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1969

Stock No.: 76951


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" ... View more info

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Alice Cary's Poems: Ballads, Lyrics and Hymns Popular Edition

By: CARY, Alice

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Hurd & Houghton: 1872

Stock No.: 75230


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 View more info