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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

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 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

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

Harper's Monthly Magazine, Vol. CXX, December 1909 to May 1910

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros,.: 1910

Seller ID: 009213

Condition: Very Good


972pp. Contemporary half leather over pebbled boards with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Bound by Ward Brothers of Jacksonville, Illinois (their binders ticket on the front pastedown). Illustrated with many plates in color by N.C. Wyeth, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Frank E. Schoonover. Typical literature, essays and poetry. Of special interest are the following articles: "Some Reminiscences of Charles Darwin" by James Bryce, an account of Col. Henry H. Young who was a member of the Secret Service during the Civil War (entitled "Young" by William Gilmore Beymer), "A Fable... View more info

The Hawthorne Centenary Celebration at the Wayside Concord, Massachusetts July 4-7, 1904

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed By Owner

Seller ID: 759

Condition: Very Good


208pp. 1st Edition. Original green cloth, titles stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Hawthorne. Bookplate of Charles West Varney, Jr. on the front pastedown. The name "Higginson" inscribed on the same. A previous bookseller has included a note on the front free endpaper indicating that this copy may have belonged to T.W. Higginson. Higginson was a Unitarian minister who was an ardent abolitionist and women's rights advocate. He was also a correspondent and literary mentor to Emily Dickinson. He helped to get Dickinson's poetry published after her death. He also com... View more info

Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and Prose

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Library of America: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1416

Condition: Fine


1032pp. 1st Printing. Original cloth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Links of Memory

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon:

Seller ID: 1511

Condition: Very Good


13pp. Illustrated and printed by chromolithography. A collection of short lines from poetry beautfully illustrated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Binding spotted. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Wallace Stevens; Collected Poetry and Prose

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Library of America: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1602

Condition: Fine


1032pp. Decorative endpapers. Silk bookmark sewn in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Blessings of a Mother's Love

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan: 1999

Seller ID: 3446

Condition: As New


unpaginated, personalize with your own photograph. Gold bookmark sewn into binding. no marks, no flaws. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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

The Poetical Birthday Book

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Barse & Hopkins:

Seller ID: 015328

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Daily poems listed by date with blank pages for noting birthdays/anniversaries. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A few pencilled in dates & names. Lightly rubbed at edges. Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" Tall View more info

The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Marriage State: An Allegory

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Springfield, G. & C. Merriam Co.: 1837

Seller ID: 015363

Condition: Very Good


60pp. Original printed paper over cloth. All edges rubbed through. Poetry lines written out on the pastedowns and on the page facing the title page. Faint white stains to the front cover. Text browned. Faint, stray blue and red marks to the back board. The head of the spine is frayed. Quite scarce. OCLC locates five copies in university holdings. Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" Tall View more info

The Christian Armor with Illustrative Selections in Prose and Poetry

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, American Tract Society: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021759

Condition: Good


156pp. 1st Edition. Original burgundy beveled boards with lettering and decoration stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Nice color chromolithographed engraved title page by "Peirce" (in blue, red, pink and gilt with a yellow tint). Illustrated with engravings by "Rudd." In addition to selections from authors and poets there are also contributions from theological writers. One signature was formerly loose in the binding but has been reattached with archival quality binding glue. The result is that it protrudes from the rest of the text block on the fore edge. Corners bumped ... 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

Come Walk Among the Stars

By: Abbott, Winston O.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Windsor, Inspiration House: 1984

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 931

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. Illustrated by Bette Eaton Bossen. This copy signed by both Abbott and Bossen on the title page. The jacket is a bit edgeworn. 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