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A brief selection of some of Biblio's most interesting books of poems, ranging from ancient balads into modern and contempoary works. From the sacred to the profane.



Les Fleurs du mal by BAUDELAIRE Charles

Paris: Poulet-Malassis & De Broise, 1857. Fine. Poulet-Malassis & De Broise, Paris 1857, 12,1x18,8cm, relié sous étui. - Édition originale, imprimée sur vélin d'Angoulême, avec les coquilles habituelles et comportant les six poèmes condamnés…

From Rare Books Le Feu Follet - Edition-Originale.com

€195,500.00


Leaves of Grass by WHITMAN, Walt

New York, 1855. FIRST EDITION, First issue. Half morocco on marbled boards with original front cover bound inside (at the back). …

From Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts

$125,000.00


Canzoniere et Trionfi by Francesco Petrarca

[Sant'Orso]: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, 1474. Second edition of this version; the seventh edition in total.Petrarch's poetry in Italian, the Canzoniere and the Trionfi count among the most celebrated and influential works in western literature. In the…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG

€75,000.00


White Buildings by CRANE, Hart

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, second issue. Foreword by Allen Tate. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Hart Crane's own copy of his first book, with his later ownership Signature: "Hart Crane, Aug. '…

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$75,000.00


First draft, unpublished manuscript with multiple corrections for "Le Voyageur", one of the most beautiful and important poems of the Alcools collection by Guillaume APOLLINAIRE

APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume (1880-1918) First draft manuscript for the poem "Le Voyageur", from the poem collection Alcools N.p.n.d [c. 1909-1910], 2 p. in-4to, black ink, multiple corrections. Fold marks, very slight missing bit on top right corner without…

From Le Manuscrit Français

€45,000.00


Poems by J.D. with elegies on the authors death by [DONNE, John]

London: Printed by M[iles].F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot 1633, 1633. First edition. Small 4to. 190x140mm. pp. [12], 406. Attractively bound by Ramage in maroon full morocco. Triple filet border in gilt and blind with frame also in gilt and blind with gilt …

From Voewood Rare Books

£25,000.00


Poems by KEATS, John

London: C&J Ollier 1817, 1817. First edition. 8vo in 4s. (158x97mm). pp. [6], 121. Contemporary half calf, marbled paper covered boards, recently and expertly repaired by Aquarius, rebacked to style with gilt floral decoration and red label lettered in g…

From Voewood Rare Books

£22,500.00


The Raven and Other Poems by Poe, Edgar Allan

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. First edition in book form of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven," the single most famous American poem of the nineteenth century, first published earlier that year in the New York Evening Mirror (under Poe's own name) and The…

From Honey & Wax Booksellers

$12,500.00


LAND OF UNLIKENESS Inscribed to Randall Jarrell by LOWELL, Robert

(Cummington, MA): Cummington Press, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Small ink date of 1944 at the bottom right corner of the title page, likely in Jarrell's hand. Mild sunning to the spine which has a small, neat repair at the head; lacking the plain tis…

From Charles Agvent

$12,500.00


Virgil, Publius. (b. BC 70) The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. Translated into English verse; by Mr. Dryden.   by John Dryden

Virgil, Publius. (b. BC 70) The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. Translated into English verse; by Mr. Dryden. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1697. Large Folio, 423 x 265. First edition. 640pp One hundred and three fu…

From Calix Books

$11,500.00


Lamia, Isabella, The Eve Of St. Agnes, And Other Poems (First Edition, 1820, With Half Title And Near Fine Spine Label Bound In Riviere Binding) by Keats, John [Bookplate Of Maurice Baring]

London: Taylor And Hessey, 1820. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. [200] Pp. First Edition, Half Title Present, Original Paper Spine Label Bound In. Keats' Last Book, Of Modest Success When Published, Later Found To Have Some Of The …

From Arroyo Seco Books

$9,500.00


Sphinx by WILDE, Oscar

Wildeís Great Poem, "The Sphinx" One of 200 Copies WILDE, Oscar. The Sphinx. With decorations by Charles Ricketts. London: Elkin Matthews and John Lane, at the sign of the Bodley Head, 1894. First edition. One of 200 copies for Great Britain, pr…

From Heritage Book Shop, LLC

$8,500.00


THE PROPHET. by GIBRAN. KAHLIL

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. 8vo.(8.3 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with 12 mono collotype plates by the author. Fine and clean throughout, with many gatherings still unopened. An unread copy. Original black cloth with gilt …

From Paul Foster Books

£6,500.00


Michael Robartes and the Dancer [Including "The Second Coming," "Easter, 1916," and "A Prayer for My Daughter"] by Yeats, William Butler

Churchtown, Dundrum: Cuala Press, 1920. First edition, first printing. One of only 400 printed. Octavo. Original blue paper boards with buff linen spine. All edges untrimmed. In the original plain tan dust jacket, preserved in glassine wrap, with chippin…

From Respublica Books LLC

$8,250.00


[Agriculture in octaves] Operetta delle Semente. Nella quale insegna quando si debbe seminare et quando è tempo di trasporre, et di mese in mese come si debbe fare le ricolte. Con dua Capitoli bellissimi. Aggiuntovi di nuovo dua belli Sonetti nel fine. Nuovamente ristampata

4° (mm 192x140); ll. (6). Title with large woodcut vignette; another large woodcut vignette to title and head of de' Crescenzi section. Binding of 20th century - signed "Wheeler" - in olive green morocco, gilt. A nice, unsophisticated copy.Extremely rare…

From Chartaphilus - Libri antichi e rari

€7,500.00


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