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Chinese Love Lyrics

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003568

Condition: Near Fine


62pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear. A beautiful copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Jade Flute: Chinese Poems in Prose

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003574

Condition: Near Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. The jacket has a small closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Poetical Works of Wordsworth with Introduction and Notes

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 004365

Condition: Very Good


779pp. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Bound in blue quarter leather with five faux raised bands, six gilt stamped compartments, and a red leather spine label. Edited by Thomas Huchinson. Revised by Ernest de Selincourt. The blue cloth is spotted. Housed in the original slipcase which is rubbed at the joints and is starting to split at one joint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Cherry-Blossoms Japanese Haiku Series III

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Seller ID: 006611

Condition: Fine


61pp Light rubbing on the bottom of the book. Dust jacket has one closed tear along top edge. Small chipped area along top of spine. No marks inside. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Changed Cross and Other Religious Poems

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Anson D.F. Randolph & Co.: 1872

Seller ID: 010319

Condition: Good


288pp. Original white cloth stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Corners bumped, two corners rubbed through. Cloth mottled. Offsetting to pages 112-113 where a period silk bookmark was removed. Uneven darkening to the cloth. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Changed Cross and Other Religious Poems

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Anson D.F. Randolph & Co.: 1870

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 019335

Condition: Very Good


228pp. Original brown beveled boards with lettering stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends frayed. Occasional foxing. Endpapers and pastedowns show light soil. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Rock of Ages

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company:

Seller ID: 019436

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (13pp.). Illustrated. Nice chromolithography. Decorative endpapers. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine heavily chipped. Gift inscription dated 1910 on the front pastedown. Boards scuffed. Text clean. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Selections of Religious Poetry

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Longstreth:

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021848

Condition: Good


182pp. Original brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt on the front board. Ca. 1850's. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Some staining to the cloth. Foxed. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Spine rubbed through at the front joint, smaller than the size of a button. View more info

Vale and Other Poems

By: A.E. [George W. Russell]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1931

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 985

Condition: Very Good


50pp. 1st American Edition. Original rose colored cloth with blue paper spine label and label on the front cover. Russell was a contemporary of Yeats and introduced James Joyce to him. Frank O'Connor considered him to be the literary father to three generations of Irish writers. Lettering on spine label almost completely dulled. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Sing with the Wind

By: Abbott, Winston O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Windsor, Inspiration House: 1972

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018716

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (56pp.). Illustrated. This copy signed by the author and illustrator on the title page. Traces of spotting to the bottom edge. Some stain to the heel of the joint at the back panel. Some chipping to the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Sonnets and Canzonets

By: Alcott, A. Bronson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Albert Saifer: 1969

Seller ID: 012294

Condition: Very Good


149pp. Original pea green cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Traces of discoloration to the cloth. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Irish Poetry: From the English Invasion to 1798

By: Alspach, Russell K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3264

Condition: Very Good


146pp. Some discoloration to the cloth. The jacket is crisp and clean. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020521

Condition: Good


273pp. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Many pages folded at one corner (impromptu bookmarks). The back endpaper has a photocopied copy of Angelou's poem, "A Brave and Startling Truth" affixed with tape. Corners bumped. The heel of the spine shows a small area of discoloration. The jacket is edgeworn where the laminate is peeling and apparently dampstained, from an examination of the verso. Obviously a reading copy of the first edition. View more info

Chiefly Hellenic Reveries

By: Anthony, Theodore Van Wyck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Exposition Press: 1947

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 013809

Condition: Near Fine


59pp. Illustrated. This second printing has amendments and addenda that were lacking from the first printing. Corners bumped. The jacket is unevenly browned and has a few small closed tears to the edges of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Poems of Wordsworth

By: Arnold, Matthew (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1892

Seller ID: 018723

Condition: Very Good


319pp. Frontispiece engraving. Original silked floral pattern paper over white boards which are elaborately stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine darkened. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Juvenilia: Poems, 1922-1928

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton Univ. Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 936

Condition: Fine


263pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Riders at the Gate: A Volume of Verse

By: Auslander, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 561

Condition: Very Good


83pp. This copy lacking the front free endpaper. Pastedowns browned from poor quality binding glue. Spine ends bumped. The jacket is edgeworn along the top with closed and open tears. The bottom edge of the jacket has a couple of nicks at the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Ruba'Iyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Avery, Peter & John Heath-Stubbs (trans.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: Seventh Printing.

Seller ID: 016662

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Illustrated. One inch is trimmed from the leading edge of the front cover extending the entire length of the cover. Ink stamps on the fore edge of the text block and the title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Japanese Haiku: Two Hundred Twenty Examples of Seventeen-Syllable Poems

By: Basho & Buson, Issa, Shiki, Sokan, Kikaku & Others

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1956

Seller ID: 013509

Condition: Near Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Translated by Peter Beilenson. Faint offsetting to the endpapers owing to the presence of the original jacket. Very faint browning to the jacket. A very nice copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003575

Condition: Near Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info