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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
1 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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2 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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Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse, Bristol, Helen O.
3 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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Cosmic Canticle, Cardenal,  Ernesto
4 Cosmic Canticle
Cardenal, Ernesto
Connecticut Curbstone Press 1993 1880684071 / 9781880684078 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Translated by by John Lyons. Clean orange boards with black cloth spine, gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 490 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Small newspaper article on the author enclosed from 2/10/95 "Noted Nicaraguan Priest Backing New Left Party." Written over a thirty year period, Cosmic Canticle is the crowning achievement of Ernesto Cardenal, one of the towering international figures in 20th century poetry. In this epic poem, Cardenal explores Latin American history by relating the evolution of the Universe to the development of human understanding. 022507

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5 The Shipwreck: A Poem
Foster, Birket
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1887 
021544

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The Captain's Table, Gordon, Richard
6 The Captain's Table
Gordon, Richard
London Michael Joseph 1955 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with white decoration, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - except for back side of rear free endpaper which contains a neatly penned poem. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unfaded, has small chip at top rear panel edge, one short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A humorous novel set on a cruise ship by the author of "Doctor in the House", "Doctor at Sea. 025748

Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Kathrina: Her life and Mine, in a Poem
Holland, J. G.
New York Charles Scribner & Co. 1867 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing to front & rear blank endpapers--all text pages clean and bright. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 287 pgs. 008580

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Leaf, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
8 The Last Leaf
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket George Wharton Edwards, F. Hopkinson Smith 
Attractive decorated binding (gold and black decoration and lettering on white and gray cloth boards). No fraying or wear, slightest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. MDCCCXCV on title page (1895). " Copyrighted by Houghton & Mifflin Co. 1885 and 1894" on copyright page. Illustrated by George Wharton Edwards and F. Hopkinson Smith. Preface letter by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 024013

Price: 60.00 USD
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Tahl, Ingalls, Jeremy
9 Tahl
Ingalls, Jeremy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 621 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has some chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Epic poem about a young composer-aviator and his friends and acquaintances and the accumulated wisdom and lore of the world in which we live. 020678

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Scarlet Anne, Kenyon, Theda
10 Scarlet Anne
Kenyon, Theda
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Stated First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author on title page. Clean rose colored cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, clean unchipped paper title label on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: "For Winnie Lee McCanne - with my very good wishes - Theda Kenyon - 1939". 312 pgs. Book length narrative poem, a free version of Anne Hutchinson's career. 8vo. 016226

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The Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, Libin, Barry
11 The Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel
Libin, Barry
Jerusalem, Israel Urim Publications 2014 9655241580 / 9789655241587 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean stated First Edition book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean decorated boards are unworn, binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 266 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new condition. Thrilling mystery - a novel which tells the story of Keith Jessup, a PhD student at Oxford, whose professor is murdered before delivering a lecture disclosing Milton's own explanation of "Paradise Lost." In his stead, Keith takes up the quest to find the Milton Manuscript and finally unravel the meaning of the epic poem. The scholarly hunt proves perilous as he discovers a plot to conceal the manuscript. 026411

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Courtship of Miles Standish, Longfellow, Henry W.
12 The Courtship of Miles Standish
Longfellow, Henry W.
Chicago Donahue 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Very clean unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover, gold lettering, color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration to spine. Small scrape to base of paste-on illustration. Light wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white drawings and plates. No date on title or copyright page, circa 1900's. A clean and solid attractive copy of this classic narrative poem. 020531

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The Hanging of the Crane, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
13 The Hanging of the Crane
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1907 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Beautiful collectible quality book. Very clean green cloth boards with large color paste-on illustration (unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean blank endpapers; no names,writing or marks. EIght beautiful color illustrations with tissue guards by Arthur I. Keller; page decorations by Florence W. Swan. 024831

Price: 30.00 USD
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There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
14 There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Wraps Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue/green wraps with black lettering on cover (stapled binding). No chipping or creasing, a couple of very miniscule closed edge tears. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 10 pgs., set by hand in Bulmer type at the Golden Hind Press in Madison, New Jersey, printed and bound by the Haddon Craftsmen in Camden, NJ for Harper & Brothers. 011600

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rune Poem - Wisdom's Fulfillment - Prophecy's Reach, Paul, Jim
15 The Rune Poem - Wisdom's Fulfillment - Prophecy's Reach
Paul, Jim
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0-8118-1136-0 / 9780811811361 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition - Fine in Fine DJ Hardbound blue book with gold runic symbols on cover. Clean and bright - as new in original dust jacket with no chipping, fading or tears. 96 pgs. 001497

Price: 10.00 USD
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Amaranth, Robinson, Edwin Arlington
16 Amaranth
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
New York MacMillan 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 105 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (some corner clipping, but price is intact). Slight browning to spine and edges of dustjacket, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 012939

Price: 25.00 USD
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King Jasper: A Poem, Robinson, Edwin Arlington (with an introduction By Robert Frost)
17 King Jasper: A Poem
Robinson, Edwin Arlington (with an introduction By Robert Frost)
New York MacMillan 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 110 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, hint of wear at spine edges, hint of browning to spine and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012931

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition, Scott, Sir Walter
18 The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co 1888 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Full padded leather with embossed decoration on cover front, back and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Chipping to leather at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All pages have red single rule line border. Black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional full page illustrations. 332 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026171

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake, A Poem., Scott, Sir Walter
19 The Lady of the Lake, A Poem.
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Leavitt & Allen Bros. n.d. Hardcover Very Good John Gilbert, Illustrator 
Beautiful old decorated American trade binding - no date - circa 1900. Brown cloth boards decorated with stamped gold, black, orange and green decoration, elaborate gold title box on spine. Some surface fraying at both top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, gilt page edges all around. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard by John Gilbert. 344 pages. 025050

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wings Behind My Heart, Love Lyrics and Other Verse, Shelley, Harriet Spangler
20 Wings Behind My Heart, Love Lyrics and Other Verse
Shelley, Harriet Spangler
Pennsylvania Self Published 1964 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean blue boards with ivory lettering on front. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, bright and crisp. Excerpt from unpublished poem handwritten by author on front fixed endpaper, inscription by author and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 122 pgs.Poetry. 014363

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