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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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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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Red Letter Poems by English Men and Women

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co: 1885

Stock No.: 82566

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A collection of notable poetry by English poets, from Chaucer to late 19th century poets such as A. Mary F. Robinson and Philip Bourke Marston. All major English (and Scottish) poets are represented: William Shakespeare, John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, William Wordsworth and many others. With tissue-guarded engraved crashing waves frontis illustration and indices of authors and first lines at rear of volume. --- In floral-pattern paper-covered boards backed in off-white cloth with ornate gilt decorations and titling to cloth; all edges ... View more info

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Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound

By: AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1966

Stock No.: 83052

Condition: Near Fine


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; additional decorations in blind to spine. Volume protected in orange paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer is not present. --- Volume is in excellent shape with clean, unmarked and bright interior; but with pr... 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

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


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 date appears in book). ML #101.3. --- An unmarked copy but with slightly loosened front cover and loss of gilding to cover and... View more info

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Persian Poems: An Anthology of Verse Translations (including Edward FitzGerald translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) (Everyman's Library #996)

By: ARBERRY, A. J. (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1954

Stock No.: 83133

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition presenting a selection of Persian poetry, including the famous Edward FitzGerald translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám as well as the work of several other poets. Rendered into English by various translators; edited by A. J. Arberry. Entry 996 in Everyman's Library Poetry and Drama series. --- A 1954 first Everyman's Library edition, in EL binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine; orange topstain. In blue dust jacket with "EL" and scrollwork on front cover. ---... 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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 topstain. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, firmly-bound copy but with slight spine sunning and a handful of small whitish... View more info

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The Bhagavad Gita: The Song Celestial

By: ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (translation)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1965

Stock No.: 83300

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition offering a version of the Bhagavad Gita, a section of the longer Mahabharata, an epic poem and essential Hindu scripture. The text is presented in Sanskit, and alongside in English on rectos of leaves. The translation into English was prepared by Sir Edwin Arnold. Includes color plates with illustrations by Y. G. Srimati and an introduction by Shri Sri Prakasa. Sandglass flyer not present. --- In yellow cloth-covered boards with decorations in red and green, titling in gilt on red spine block and red topstain. Only English-language pages (rectos) are num... 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

Condition: 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 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Green silk moir... View more info

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Flowers of Evil

By: BAUDELAIRE, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1971

Stock No.: 82776

Condition: Near Fine


When first published in France in 1857, these poems of Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) were very controversial due to themes of sensuality and challenges to moralistic standards of his day. This English language verstion edited, with translations from a variety of translators, by James Laver, who supplies an introduction and end notes. Illustrated with etchings by Pierre-Yves Trémois. --- In marbled paper-covered boards backed in maroon cloth, with gilt-stamped titling & decorations on black spine block; maroon topstain. Volume housed in maroon paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in (... View more info

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The San Francisco Girl and Other Rhymes (Including Some Gloom Chasers)

By: BEAUCE, Eugene A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Dulfer Press: 1919

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82009

Condition: Good+


A group of poems, some written as the looming World War I was casting its shadow over the world. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. --- In tan wraps with W. R. Cameron illustration to cover (repeated on title page). --- A sound, clean copy though with minor soiling; binding remains tight. A very scarce copy of this charmer.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 75 pages; Signed by Author 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

Condition: 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 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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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. Unclipped jacket with chipping and small tears but mostly intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. ... 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

ISBN: 1931082693

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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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The Complete Mother Goose

By: BETTS, Ethel Franklin (illustrations)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Children's Classics: 1987

Stock No.: 83251

ISBN: 0517633833

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A selection of 318 traditional fairy tales and rhymes for children. The stories are accompanied by 10 color and many black & white illustrations by Ethel Franklin Betts, as well as several traditional black & white drawings. Includes a foreword by Ellen S. Shapiro. An entry in the "Children's Classics" series. --- In pictorial hardcovers with color Betts illustrations to covers, backed in brown leatherette with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine; blue-green topstain. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With a white sticker covering previously-completed front free endpaper ownersh... View more info

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One Step Forward: The Correct Comedy of Not Being God

By: BINDER, James K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, James K. Binder: 1952

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82005

Condition: Good


A self-published long-form religious-themed poem by James K. Binder. With a section of shorter verse at rear of volume, along with a tipped-on black & white image of a man. With a lengthy gift inscription to his former teacher Leo Spitzer, signed with the initials of the author. --- In plain untitled, unmarked stiff tan paper wraps. --- The leaves are a little yellowed and with crease and light chafing to covers.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 204 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Poetical Sketches, 1783 by W. B. (The English Replicas series)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Payson & Clarke: 1927

Stock No.: 82006

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A facsimile of a 1783 book of poems by the great English poet, painter and prophet William Blake (1757-1827), incorporating the period typefaces of his day. An entry in the English Replicas series. --- In greenish-grey paper-covered boards backed in tan paper, with titling and decorations to cover in blue & blue spine titling; deckled edges. --- With some toning to covers, and with a little rubbing, else a firmly-bound, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 70 pages View more info

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Poems and Prophecies (Everyman's Library #792)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1950

Stock No.: 82955

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition featuring poems and prophetic works by William Blake (1757-1827), the English poet, painter and visionary. Edited and with an introduction by Max Plowman. Entry 792 in Everyman's Library Poetry & Drama series. --- A 1950 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full olive cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With scratches and scuffs to spine, otherwise a firmly-bound, sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xxxii, 439 pages 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

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


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 li... 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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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 spo... 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

Condition: 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 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

Condition: 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 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

Condition: Near Fine


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). Sandglass flyer not present. Slipcase in red paper covering. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With slight loss to spine titling, oth... 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

Condition: 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... 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

Condition: 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... 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

Condition: 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 removab... View more info

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The Poems & Plays of Robert Browning, 1844-1864: Volume II (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette style, EL #42)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 82676

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Volume II only from Everyman's Library five-volume compilation of the poems and plays of the prolific Robert Browning (1812-1889). Includes his "Cavalier Tunes", "The Pied Piper of Hamelin", "The Italian in England", "The Englishman in Italy", 22 poems under the heading "Dramatis Personae" and much more. The introduction by John Bryson appears in Vol. I, not in this volume. Number 42 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowl... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, 1833-1844: Volume I (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette binding, EL #41)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 82899

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Volume I only in the Everyman's Library presentation of the poems and plays of Robert Browning. This volume mostly consists of his dramatic monologues and dialogues, such as "Pauline" and "The Return of the Druses". Includes an introduction by Arthur Waugh. Entry 41 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt titling & floral decorations to cover and spine, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages and to endpape... 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

Condition: 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. Sli... View more info

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North Coast, and Other Poems

By: BUCHANAN, Robert Williams

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge and Sons: 1868

Stock No.: 73780

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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. --- Elaborately bound in blue beveled edge cloth-covered boards with gilt and red lettering and decorations, front, rear and spine. With 53 illustrations 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 noticeable tears to cloth at spine ends, many leaves with foxing. Sticker removal damage to front pastedown. Overall, a tight copy with... 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

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette style, EL #94)

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1913

Stock No.: 82669

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering a sizeable collection of the poems and songs of the great Scottish poet and lyricist, Robert Burns (1759-1796). Includes an introduction by James Douglas and glossary. Number 94 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & floral decorations, gilt decorations to cover, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages, top edge gilt, wispy sewn-in satin bookmark and rounded corners. ... 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

Condition: Very 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 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 little dulling to cover gilding. Price-clipped dust jacket with a one-inch missing piece at head of spine, minor darkening to... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 with repaired tear along a corner in mis-matched black paper and with some chafing to extremities, otherwise structurally sound... 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

Condition: 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... View more info

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Drifted In

By: CARLETON, Will

Price: $21.50

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

Stock No.: 82454

Condition: 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. No evidence of first edition, though a possibility. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with compelling snowed-in train illustration in black, white and gilt on cover. Titling on cover and spine in gilt. --- With light scuffing and rubbing to covers, tear to frontis tissue guard, leaves slightly yellowed; binding remains tight and sturdy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. 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

ISBN: 097113670X

Condition: Fine


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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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

Condition: 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 View more info

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Chaucer According to William Caxton: Minor Poems and Boece, 1478

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); BOYD, Beverly (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Press, Inc.: 1978

Stock No.: 82007

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Three volumes of works by Geoffrey Chaucer were first published at William Caxton's press in 1478, and are offered here in this single volume. Per the jacket flap, Mr. Caxton was the English world's first printer. Selections edited by Beverly Boyd, who also has inscribed and signed this book on the front free endpaper thus; "July 19, 1979/For Noelle with warm regards/Beverly Boyd". With a frontis image of a leaf from Boece. Back matter includes several pages of notes and reference material. --- In pale blue cloth covered boards with spine titling in black. Jacket titling superimposed o... View more info