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The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
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The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

By FITZGERALD, EDWARD, Translator

Christchurch, NZ: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, 1944. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine in original blue cloth, titles in gilt, and very good printed dust jacket.. Small quarto. 7.5 x 9.75 in. 96 pp. With 9 full-page illustrations by R.G.T-complete; as well as many page borders, and illustrated endpapers. Introduction by M.D.M. Scarce in dust jacket.

$750.00

Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy
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Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy

By BURKE, CAROLYN

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original two-tone boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. xii, 494 pp. Illustrated with two suites of reproductions of black & white photographs, as well as frontispiece portrait of Loy.

$20.00

Lessons of the War
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Lessons of the War

By REED, HENRY

New York: Chilmark Press, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Mild evidence of erasure to front free endpaper, otherwise fine in original quarter-cloth over decorative paper, titled in gilt on spine.. Thin quarto. 8.75 x 11.75 in. 35 + [3] pp. Limited Clover Hill Edition, numbered 38 of 420.

$50.00

Satires of Circumstance: Lyrics and Reveries with Miscellaneous Pieces
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Satires of Circumstance: Lyrics and Reveries with Miscellaneous Pieces

By HARDY, THOMAS

London: Macmillan and Co, 1914. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Endpapers somewhat discolored, otherwise a near fine copy in original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and ornamented in gilt on upper cover.. Octavo. 5.25 x 7.75 in. x, 230 + adverts.

$125.00

Minor English Poets, 1660-1780 [10 Volume Set]; A Selection from Alexander Chalmers' The English Poets [1810]
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Minor English Poets, 1660-1780 [10 Volume Set]; A Selection from Alexander Chalmers' The English Poets [1810]

By CHALMERS, ALEXANDER and DAVID P. FRENCH

(New York): Benjamin Blom, 1967. First Blom Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original burgundy cloth, decorated in gilt and black on spine. Ex-library, stickers previously removed from spine with occasional damage to cloth, but with no other ex-library markings. An otherwise clean set, bindings tight.. Octavos. 6.5 x 9.5 in. Very heavy-will require extra postage.

$175.00

The First Part of Churchyard's Chips
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The First Part of Churchyard's Chips

By CHURCHYARD, THOMAS

Menston, Yorkshire and London: Scolar Press, 1973. First Scolar Paperback Edition. Paperback. Fine in original green wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5 x 8 in. xiv, 220 pp. A facsimile reprint (original size) of the 1575 edition.

$25.00

Shakespeare's Sonnets
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

By SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

Stratford-on-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1905. First Thus. Hardcover. Near fine in contemporary 3/4 leather, ornamented in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges deckled. With red ribbon marker.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.25 in. 154 pp. + note. Very attractive copy.

$250.00

Signed Photograph
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Signed Photograph

By SPENDER, STEPHEN

Fine glossy photo.. 8 x 10 in. Black-and-white, signed in blue marker by Spender.

$90.00

John Clare: A Biography
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John Clare: A Biography

By BATE, JONATHAN

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xix; 648 pp.

$20.00

In Excelsis [Signed Edition]
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In Excelsis [Signed Edition]

By DOUGLAS, LORD ALFRED

London: Martin Secker, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Usual offsetting to endsheets, with very light soiling to foot of text, otherwise fine in original pale yellow cloth and near fine dust jacket with some sunning at spine.. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. 45 pp. Limited edition, numbered 60 of 100 copies and signed by Lord Alfred Douglas on colophon page.

$500.00

The Snow Leopard

By WEST, PAUL

London: Hutchinson, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original quarter-cloth over patterned boards, and near fine patterned dust jacket.. Octavo. 14 x 21.5 cm. 63 pp. Inscribed by author on title page -- "Mike: / Flattered by your interest / in such a fugitive volume / as this. I gladly / inscribe. Splendid to meet / you and have you as a / colleague. See you again / soon, I trust. / Best regards, / Paul"

$35.00

The Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer, Modernized

By CHAUCER, GEOFFREY

London: Whittaker & Co, 1841. First Edition, First Printing. Nice copy in early half red morocco over marbled boards, with relatively light external wear, boards slightly cocked, endsheets mildly foxed and with a previous owner's signature on a preliminary blank page.. Duodecimo. 11 x 16.5 cm. cxlvii; 331 pp. Important edition, with modernizations/translations by R.H. Horne, William Wordsworth, Leigh Hunt, and others.

$400.00

A Book of Mystery and Vision

By WAITE, ARTHUR EDWARD

London: Philip Wellby, 1902. First edition. Very good in somewhat soiled original decorated oatmeal cloth, darkened at the spine. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edge untrimmed.. Square octavo. 244 pages. Frontispiece illustration by I. de Steiger, and a small black-and-white illustration.

$300.00

Anne Finch and Her Poetry

By MCGOVERN, BARBARA

Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1992. First edition, first printing. Fine in original cream cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with tiny tears.. Octavo. 278 pages.

$25.00

Coleridge among the Lakes & Mountains

By COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR

London: The Folio Society, 1991. First Folio Society edition. Fine in original illustrated cloth and presented in publisher's near fine slipcase. Edited by Roger Hudson.. Wide octavo. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of color paintings and black-and-white maps.

$20.00

John Donne: The Complete English Poems

By SMITH, A.J.

London: The Folio Society, 2005. First Folio Society edition. Fine (as new) in original illustrated cloth, quarter-bound in red leather, and lettered in gilt on spine with red top stain. Presented in publisher's fine red slipcase.. Small quarto. 438 pages. Illustrated with reproductions of wood engravings by Jane Lydbury.

$75.00

Renaissance Fictions of Anatomy

By HODGES, DEVON L.

Amherst: University of Massachussetts Press, 1985. First edition. Fine in original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, and very good spine faded pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 153 pages.

$15.00

The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony, in Eight Fits

By CARROLL, LEWIS

New York: Lewis Carroll Society of North America, 1992. First trade edition, thus. Fine in original black cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in silver on the upper cover and on the spine. Scarce.. Thin quarto. x; 88 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white by Jonathan Dixon.

$75.00

The Borough: A Scolar Press Facsimile
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The Borough: A Scolar Press Facsimile

By CRABBE, GEORGE

London: The Scolar Press, 1973. First Thus. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1810 edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. xlii; 344 pages.

$35.00

Byron: The Record of a Quest; Studies in a Poet's Concept and Treatment of Nature
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Byron: The Record of a Quest; Studies in a Poet's Concept and Treatment of Nature

By LOVELL, ERNEST

Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original blue cloth and near fine scarce unprinted dust jacket.. Octavo. vi, 270 pp. Inscribed by Ernest Lovell to Fannie Ratchford on the front free endpaper.

$25.00

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