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Poems.

by Byron, Lord (Illustrations by Birket Foster; John Gilbert.)

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New York: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge 1862. (Leather binding) 616pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Finely bound in decoratively stamped light brown leather, with bevelled edges and spine in compartments. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, frontispiece, full-page illustrations with tissue guards. A gilt-tooled leather presentation label on the inside of the front board and a… Read more
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The Flowers of Evil (Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

by Baudelaire, Charles (Illustrations by Eugene Karlin.)

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1977, a limited edition. (Hardcover) 244pp. Fine. Issued without dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt decoration and raised spine bands. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page marker, illustrations. Includes the 'Notes from the Editors' booklet. Illustrations by Eugene Karlin. Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.… Read more
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1978. (Hardcover) 401pp. Fine. Issued without dust jacket. Red leather with gilt decoration and raised spine bands. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page marker, index of first lines. Includes the 'Notes from the Editors' booklet. Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time. (Poetry, Poetry).… Read more
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The Aeneid

by Virgil (Illustrations by Carlotta Petrina.)

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New York: Heritage Press 1944. (Hardcover in slipcase) 397pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. In a very good slipcase. Decoratively stamped black cloth. Top edge stained red, illustrations. A small strip peeled away from the back edge of the slipcase. Illustrations by Carlotta Petrina. Translated with introduction by John Dryden. (Poetry, Ancient… Read more
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The Wasteland; A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts Including the Annotations of Ezra Pound

by Eliot, T.S. (Contributor Ezra Pound; Edited with introduction by Valerie Eliot.)

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9780156948708
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [0-15-694870-2] 1971, 1st printing. (4to paperback) 149pp. Near fine. Notes. The spine is lightly faded and there is offsetting on the inside front cover from a newspaper clipping that was laid in. Contributors include Ezra Pound. Edited with introduction by Valerie Eliot. (Poetry, Poetry).
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London: James S. Virtue [no date]. (Hardcover) 422pp. Very good. Finely bound in burgundy morocco with raised bands and gilt tooling. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, engraved half-title with facing portrait (with tissue guard), illustrations on plates, glossary. Lightly shelfworn, the plates have minimal to moderate spotting. Based on the work of Robert Burns. … Read more
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

by Scott, Walter

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London: Frederick Warne 1893, Albion edition. (Leather binding) 758pp. Very good. Finely bound in light brown morocco tooled in gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges, appendix. Lightly shelfworn and has an elegant inscription on the first blank page. (Poetry, Fine Bindings).
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Odes to Common Things

by Neruda, Pablo (Illustrations by Ferris Cook.)

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9780821220801
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Boston: Bulfinch Press [0-8212-2080-2] 1994, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 147pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrations. Illustrations by Ferris Cook. Parallel text in Spanish and English. Translated by Ken Krabbenhoft. (Poetry, Poetry).
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Blue Juniata; Collected Poems

by Cowley, Malcolm

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New York: Viking Press 1968, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 149pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Blue boards over grey cloth spine. Light fading to the top and bottom edges of the covers, a light, toned smudge to the top edge, the dust jacket has closed tears and edgewear, there is the remnant of a… Read more
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The Art of Love

by Ovid (Also known as Publius Ovidius Naso)

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Norwalk: Heritage Press 1971. (Hardcover in slipcase) 117pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. In very good slipcase. Illustrated endpapers, illustrations. The spine is lightly soiled. Also known as Publius Ovidius Naso. Illustration by Eric Fraser. Translated by B.P. Moore. (Poetry, Erotica, Instruction Manual, Sex, Sexuality).
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New York: Privately Printed 1929. (Hardcover set) 250, 329pp. Very good, no dust jackets. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and dark blue decoration to the spine. Top edge stained, illustrations. The covers are faded along the spines and top edges. "I had resolved not to consent to the printing of these Tales, until after… Read more
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The Aeneid

by Virgil

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9780226540186
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press 978-0-226-54018-6 [978-0-226-54018-6] 2017. (Hardcover) 416pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Orange covers with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. Illustrated endpapers. "This new translation brings Virgil's masterpiece freshly to life for English-language readers. It's the first in centuries crafted by a translator who is first and… Read more
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The Iliad

by Homer

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9780199235483
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Oxford: Oxford University Press 978-0-19-923548-3 [978-0-19-923548-3] 2011. (Hardcover) 470pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Maps, notes, index, ribbon marker. "This elegant and compelling new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and notes that guide the reader in understanding the poem and the many different contexts in which it was performed and read".… Read more
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The Iliad

by Homer

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers 98-0-06-204627-7 [98-0-06-204627-7] 2015, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 556pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, further reading. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed. "Carved close to the original Greek, acclaimed classicist Caroline Alexander's new translation is swift and lean, with the driving cadence of its source - a translation epic in… Read more
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press [0-19-871022-4] 1971. (Hardcover) 92pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Frontispiece, abbreviations, notes, glossary. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and toned along the spine. "C.S. Lewis called the Kingis Quair 'the first modern book of love'. Published in Scotland in the late eighteenth century, the poem… Read more
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Poetical Works

by Thompson, Francis

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9780192541505
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London: Oxford University Press [0-19-254150-1] 1969. (Hardcover) 367pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and a debossed cover device. Notes, bibliography, index. The dust jacket has been laminated. "This edition of the complete poetical works of Francis Thompson, by his literary executor, Wilfrid… Read more
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The Odyssey

by Homer

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9780520293632
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Oakland: University of California Press [9780520293632] 2018. (Hardcover) 522pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Map, abbreviations, notes, glossary, index. "The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator Peter Green". Translated by Peter Green. (Poetry, Epic Poem).
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The Odyssey

by Homer

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9780670821624
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New York: Viking [0-670-82162-4] 1996. (Hardcover) 541pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Top edge stained orange, illustrated endpapers, genealogical tables, notes, glossary, ribbon marker. "When Robert Fagles' translation of the Iliad was published in 1990, critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece. Now Robert Fagles presents us with the Odyssey,… Read more
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The Odyssey

by Homer

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9780393089059
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-08905-9 [978-0-393-08905-9] 2018. (Hardcover) 577pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Maps, notes, glossary. "In this fresh, authoritative version - the first English translation of the Odyssey by a woman - this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way". Translated… Read more
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri; Paradiso (Identified on cover as: Dante Paradiso.)

by Alighieri, Dante (Also known as Dante) (Illustrations by Barry Moser.)

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9780520045170
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Berkeley: University of California Press [0-520-04517-3] 1982. (4to) 307pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, notes. Lightly edgeworn, the dust jacket has a small closed tear to the back panel, and the front endpaper is lightly discolored. "Paradiso is the third and final part of the work that Dante describes… Read more
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