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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
1 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.
2 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
3 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
4 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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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
5 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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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author, Auden, W. H.
6 Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author
Auden, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 160. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface rubbing. 385 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027465

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7 The Personality of the Dog
Aymar, Brandt and Edward Sagarin
Wings Books 1995 0-517-14665-7 / 9780517146651 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumps or wear to boards, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. Illustrated. Clean, crisp dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. A dog lover's collection of stories, poems and pictures by Jack London, Virginia Woolf, Anton Chekhov, Winslow Homer and others. 8vo. Dogs. 004211

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Ode to the Sea and Other Poems, Baker, Howard
8 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

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9 The Last Circle: Short Stories and Poems
Benet, Stephen Vincent
New York Farrar Straus & Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top and bottom of spine, 1" closed tear at front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 007027

Price: 10.00 USD
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10 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)
11 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

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12 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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Robert Browning's Selections, Browning, Robert
13 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

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert
14 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
15 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
16 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

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Sweeniad, Buttle, Myra
17 The Sweeniad
Buttle, Myra
New York Sagamore Press 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean pale green, gray and white patterned boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers, with no names, writing or marks. 66 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slightly age-toned, small chip to spine paper, light rubbing to top and bottom spine edge and corners. First public edition, stated on front inside panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 015621

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cosmic Canticle, Cardenal,  Ernesto
18 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Songs of Two Centuries, Carleton, Will
19 Songs of Two Centuries
Carleton, Will
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with gold, black, green and white angel on cover holding title banner; stamped gold lettering on banner. Gold lettering on spine. Bevelled board edges. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages have some foxing. Previous owner name and date (1903) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional black and white illustrations. 157 pages. 023986

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20 So Many Ways
Cawein, Madison
Chicago P. F. Volland Co. 1920 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Box Jacket 
Very clean pale pink cloth boards with gilt lettering and small decoration on cover. No bumping, soiling or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Each page has color decoration and border. In clean ORIGINAL BOX with title on cover and edges of box. One side of box lid has 1" narrow chip missing, small closed chip at corner of lid. 12 Mo. Poetry. 008176

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