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Collected Poems [5 volumes in slipcase]

by Robinson, Edwin Arlington

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1927
Condition
Fine
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$129.00

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New York: MacMillan Co, 1927. Hardcover. Fine/very good -. 5 volumes: frontispiece portrait of the author; 17 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt spine titles. Gilt facsimile author's signature on front boards. Gilt ruled border on front boards. Light green dust jackets with dark green spine titles and facsimile author's signature on front sections.… Read more
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Stinktree Number 3, July 1973 -- Out Loud Issue

by Chandra, G. S. Sharat

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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$26.00

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Memphis, TN: Stinktree Press, 1973. Paperback. Very Good. 48 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled; white cover printed in black and red. Edited by Thomas Johnson. Includes poems by G. S. Sharat Chandra, as well as "Some Thoughts" by him. In Very Good Condition: cover is browned along spine and lightly soiled; pages are clean… Read more
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image of The Pupil: Poems by W. S. Merwin

The Pupil: Poems by W. S. Merwin

by Merwin, W. S.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780375412769
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$10.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. [4], ix, [1], 91, [5] p.; 24 cm. White cover with silver spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Stated First Edition. Book is in Near Fine Condition: small red mark on upper page edges (remainder mark?); otherwise, clean and bright. Dust jacket is in… Read more
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$10.00
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Poems by Rachel Field; Decorations by the Author

by Field, Rachel

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1957
Condition
Good
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$12.00

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New York: Macmillan Co, 1957. Hardcover. Good. First Printing. ix, [1], 118 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Green and pink cloth with black spine and cover titles, and front cover illustration. No dust jacket. Light green endpaper with illustration on front fixed endpaper. First edition thus; most of the poems had been previously published.… Read more
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image of The Comprehensive Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Academies, Lyceums, &c.; Carefully Selected from the Best Authors, with Notes by Henry T. Coates

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Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1871. Hardcover. Good. 672 p.; 20 cm. Calf spine with gilt spine title and embossed decoration. Dark brown cloth over boards. Dark brown endpapers. Oval stamp on title page: "Property of the Board of Public Education 1st School district Penna." Contents: Selections in Prose: Patriotic and Popular -- Senatorial… Read more
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$23.00
image of The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana): Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism (As Told in Verse by an Indian Buddhist) by Edwin Arnold; Illustrated by Willy Pogany

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Philadelphia: David McKay Co, 1932. Hardcover. Good +. xvi, 182 p., frontispiece and 11 leaves of plates; 26 cm. Black cloth with silver spine title; illustrated pastedown on front cover within silver border. No dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Sarah Pinkerton. The author, Edwin Arnold (1832-1904), was an English journalist… Read more
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$19.00
image of The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke; With an Introduction by George Edward Woodberry and a Biographical Note by Margaret Lavington [provenance: Katinka Loeser]

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Co, 1931. Hardcover. Good +. "Eighty-sixth thousand." [2], 192 p., frontispiece portrait; 20 cm. Top page edges gilt. Polished black morocco over flexible boards with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration of spine and front cover. Former owner's name on front fixed endpaper: Katinka Loeser. Written on the front… Read more
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$36.00
image of Poems by Florence Earle Coates [with handwritten note]

Poems by Florence Earle Coates [with handwritten note]

by Coates, Florence Earle

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$232.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. vii, [1], 136, [2] p.; 20 cm. Red cloth with gilt stamped spine and cover titles and lyre on front cover. Printed by the Riverside Press. Printer's emblem on title page. With, tipped in, a note from the author thanking Howard M.… Read more
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$232.00
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780517383322
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$23.00

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New York: Avenel Books, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine. [8], 1227, [3] p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Brown suede with gilt spine and cover titles. All page edges gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. In Near Fine Condition: slight chipping to upper page edges of a few pages; clean and tight.
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Songs from the Clay [provenance: Caroline F. Ware (1899-1990)]

by Stephens, James

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good -
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$26.00

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New York: Macmillan Company, 1915. Hardcover. Very Good -. Published March, 1915 (first American edition). vi, [2], 106, [6] p.; 19 cm. Grey cloth spine and red-brown paper over boards; title on printed paper spine label and paste-down on front cover. No dust jacket. Publisher's advertisement for other books by James Stephens on four unpaginated pages… Read more
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image of The Silver Book of English Sonnets: A Selection of less-known Sonnets with an Introduction by Robert Lynd

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Paris: The Pleiad, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. [8], 53, [1] p.; 28 cm. Original green cloth with gilt stamped spine title. This is number 310 of a limited edition of 550 copies printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen a Haarlem for the Pleiad under the typographic direction of Frederic Warde in Dec. 1927. It was… Read more
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The Dear Old Nursery Songs; Illustrated by Constance Haslewood

by Haslewood, Constance

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1897
Condition
Good
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$77.00

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London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co, 1897. Hardcover. Good. 48 p. (includes frontispiece and 7 leaves of chromolithographed plates): illustrations; 27 cm. Red cloth spine; white boards with chromolithographed title and illustration on front board. No date of publication; advertised for sale in 1897. Endpapers decorated with publisher's emblem. Former owner's name… Read more
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$77.00
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The Home Beyond by Charlotte Murray and Others: A Devotional Text-Book for the Days of the Month

by Murray, Charlotte, et al.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1894
Condition
Good
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$46.00

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London; New York: Ernest Nister; E. P. Dutton & Co, 1894. Hardcover. Good. [32] p.: 12 full-page chromolithographed illustrations and many tonal lithograph illustrations; 24 cm. Cream and light grey cloth with gilt stamped cover title and decoration. All page edges gilt. Dark brown endpaper. No date of publication. This title was advertised… Read more
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$46.00
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Bright Happy Days

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1896
Condition
Good
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$77.00

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New York: McLoughlin Bros, 1896. Paperback. Good. [14] p.: black-and-white and chromolithographed illustrations; 31 cm. Sewn card covers with cover title in red and gilt and chromolithographed front cover illustration of three children riding donkeys on a beach; back cover has smaller chromolithographed illustration of a boy holding a bouquet, within an ornate gilt frame. … Read more
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image of Zilite, Zubite, Kur Tavi Bernini?: Putni Latviesu Tautas Dziesmas; Sakartojis Karlis Grigulis; Ilustrejusi Zelma Talberga [Latvian folk songs about birds]

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Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. 49, [3] p.: color illustrations; 30 cm. Beige cloth spine; blue cover title and color illustrations on covers. Introduction by Karlis Grigulis (1884-1972). Gift inscription dated 1960 on half title. Each page contains a Latvian folk song about a bird and a color illustration by… Read more
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$25.00
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Poetry Speaks: Hear Great Poets Read Their Work from Tennyson to Plath

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9781570717208
Item Price
$14.00

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Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good +/near fine. xiv, [2], 336 p.: illustrations; 27 cm. Blue and black cover with silver spine title. Blue endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket with embossed title. With 3 cds in the original cardboard holder. Editors Elise Paschen and Rebekah Presson Mosby; Series Editor Dominique Raccah; Advisory… Read more
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A Child's Garden of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1937
Condition
Good
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$16.00

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Chicago: Merrill Publishing Co, 1937. Paperback. Good. Trimmer, George. [12] p.: color illustrations; 33 cm. Stapled; color illustrated covers. "3427" -- on cover. Selections from Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses are exuberantly illustrated by George Trimmer. Contents: Time to Rise -- Whole Duty of Children -- At the Seaside -- Singing… Read more
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Hood 6 Poems Petrov Drawings

by Hood, Thomas; Petrov, Dmitri

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$129.00

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Philadelphia: Sol Mednick and Arthur Williams, 1946. Very Good. [104] p.: 19 full-page and 5 half-page illustrations; 36 cm. Loose signatures housed in card portfolio with black cover title. This is an unnumbered copy out of a limited edition of 100 copies, set in Airport Black Type by Typographic Service; the plates were printed by the… Read more
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image of The Mask of Comus: The Poem, originally called 'A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634, &c.' edited by E. H. Visiak; The Airs of the five Songs reprinted from the Composer's autograph manuscript edited by Hubert J. Foss; With a Foreword by the Earl of Ellesmere; Ornamented by M. R. H. Farrar

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London: Nonesuch Press, 1937. Hardcover. Fine. xxiv, 44, [4] p., frontispiece and 4 leaves of plates: music; 39 cm. Off-white paper over boards (faux vellum) with gilt-tooled spine title and blind-tooled decoration on both boards. Fore-edges have yapp edges. Linoleum cut title vignette. Slipcase covered in grey paper with color linoleum-cut paste-down on front… Read more
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$62.00
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The Works of George Herbert in Prose and Verse [2 volumes]

by Herbert, George

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1846
Condition
Very Good
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$129.00

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London: William Pickering, 1846. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes: xii, 414, [2] p., engraved frontispiece portrait; xxvi, 384 p., engraved frontispiece portrait; 23 cm. Contemporary? calf binding with six spine compartments between raised bands. Original leather label lacking from second and third compartments; blind-stamped decoration in remaining compartments. Ornate blind-tooled diamond in the center of… Read more
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