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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
1 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Windsor House 1980 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author and illustrator, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with tree illustration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Bette Eaton Bossen. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetic prose about the mystery and beauty of common things. 019548

Price: 20.00 USD
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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
2 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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Sing With the Wind, Abbott, Winston O.
3 Sing With the Wind
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House 1968 0-918114-01-2 / 9780918114013 13th printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illust. Signed
unpaginated Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Beautifully clean red cloth book with gold lettering and illustration of bending grass on cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Lovely illustrations throughout by Bette Eaton Bossen. Immaculate dust jacket with photo of author and illustrator on rear. No chipping. Poems about the beauty of nature. 8vo. Poetry. 003064

Price: 10.00 USD
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Chocolate Dreams: Poems, Adoff, Arnold
4 Chocolate Dreams: Poems
Adoff, Arnold
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1989 0688068227 / 9780688068226 First Hardcover Very Good + Fine Jacket Turi MacCombie, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Turi MacCombie. 63 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019713

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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
5 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

Price: 30.00 USD
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Walt Whitman's Secret, Aronin, Ben
6 Walt Whitman's Secret
Aronin, Ben
Chicago Argus Books 1955 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 374 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fictionalized biography of the great American poet. Not only Whitman but Emerson, Thoreau, Foster, Melville, and scores of other famed writing personalities come to vibrant life in this magnificently written story. 026910

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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
7 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

Price: 45.00 USD
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8 The Winged Horse Anthology
Auslander, Joseph and Frank Ernest Hill
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1950 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Paul Honore 
Later printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers (with very small previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper). Decorations by Paul Honore. 669 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge wear and chipping, 1" x 2" piece missing at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023843

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Ode to the Sea and Other Poems, Baker, Howard
9 Ode to the Sea and Other Poems
Baker, Howard
Denver Alan Swallow 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded light green cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with very slight offset browning from dustjacket. Endpapers intact; no names, writing or marks. 77 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 6" x 9". Poetry. 017375

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers, Bennett, Melba Berry
10 The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers
Bennett, Melba Berry
New York The Ward Ritchie Press 1966 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean book SIGNED by the author in original unclipped jacket. Later printing (no statement of edition). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "For Dan McCall - Warm Regards, Melba Berry Bennett." Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full-length biography of Robinson Jeffers, one of the great American poets. 022152

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11 Teuchsa Grondie: A Legendary Poem
Bishop, Levi
Albany Levi Bishop (Weed, Parsons & Co., Printers) 1870 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bevelled edges, gold lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to corners, 1/8" chipping to green cloth at base of spine, light wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Dark brown endpapers. White library numbers on lower spine, plain diagonal brown cardholder on rear fixed endpaper. No library stamp marks to pages or edges. No names or bookplates. Ink spot (size of dime) on bottom margin of copyright page and contents page. Date on copyright page 1869; date on title page 1870. 446 pgs. 006321

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Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses, Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
12 Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses
Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
London White Lion Publishers 1974 0-85617-487-4 / 9780856174872 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 215 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner price clipped (tiny bit of price still showing), no chips, hint of very slight rubbing and one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems discovered by Jack Werner (editor) in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, written in Boswell's own hand on 100 sheets of high quality notepaper. With a few exceptions, they have never been published before. Mr. Werner has now collected the poems together, with an historical commentary as erudite as it is in itself an entertainment. 025153

Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Skin Diving in the Virgins and Other Poems
Brinnin, John Malcolm
New York Delacorte Press 1970 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green boards quarter bound in darker green cloth with gold lettering and design. Binding tight & square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped. One very small closed tear on top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Poetry. WARD01061

Price: 20.00 USD
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Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse, Bristol, Helen O.
14 Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse
Bristol, Helen O.
New York Exposition Press 1952 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Celine and Edgar - Let the Blackbird Sing - with my love, Helen Bristol." 271 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, hint of slightest edge wear, small corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A long poem that tells a story of an immigrant family that in its psychological and spiritual sense serves as a vehicle for defining the substance of the heroic life. 8vo. Poetry. 016733

Price: 45.00 USD
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Sonnets from the Portuguese, Browning, Elizabeth
15 Sonnets from the Portuguese
Browning, Elizabeth
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1953 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Sixth printing, "Half-Hour Classics" edition, in original publisher's box (box in excellent condition). Red leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, however there are red pencil notations and underlining by previous owner in the text and a previous owner inscription in pen on front fixed endpaper (and a short P.S. on rear fixed endpaper!). Full color tipped -in frontis illustration. With Introduction and Notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 58 pages. Box is uncracked, clean, with very little wear. 023213

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mrs. Browning's Complete Poetical Works, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
16 Mrs. Browning's Complete Poetical Works
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1900 Complete Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, Luxemberg edition. Clean blue cloth boards with gold and white decoration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penciled (erasable) on front free endpaper. Lovely frontispiece portrait of Elizabeth Barrett Browning with tissue guard. Red lettering on title page decorated with black. No date of publication - circa 1900. 612 pages with index. 025281

Price: 40.00 USD
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Robert Browning's Selections, Browning, Robert
17 Robert Browning's Selections
Browning, Robert
New York / Boston H. M. Caldwell 1900 Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Small hardcover book in beautiful condition. No publication date, circa 1900. Very clean gray textured cloth boards with bright gold small decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of Browning. Decorative title page. 224 pages. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2". 026035

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert
18 The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning
Browning, Robert
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G17 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G5. Clean light gray cloth boards with green oval torchbearer logo on cover and spine, green title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Green top stained upper page edges. 1218 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear and short closed edge tears, 6" separation at front flap fold. 376 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024246

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Poems of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert
19 The Poems of Robert Browning
Browning, Robert
New York Heritage Press 1971 Hard Cover Fine Fine Slipcase Jacket Peter Reddick, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 299 pgs. with index. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Clean sturdy original slipcase is unfaded, unchipped, no cracking. Poems selected, edited & introduced by C. Day Lewis. Poetry. 012606

Price: 25.00 USD
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Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant, Bryant, William Cullen
20 Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant
Bryant, William Cullen
New York D. Appleton and Company 1878 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Lovely decorated binding. Clean green cloth boards with botanical and bird decoration in green, brown and black wrapping around from front board to spine to rear cover, along with gold border decoration at top and bottom. Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through at corner tips. Very small tears at top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Floral endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Hinges are sound. Frontispiece portrait of William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated by one hundred engravings from drawings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks, and Others. 501 pages. 026113

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