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39 Poems, Ciardi, John
21 39 Poems
Ciardi, John
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Decorted paper covered boards with green cloth spine, white lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 86 pgs. Dustjacket has light soiling, is not price clipped, has edge chipping. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 011750

Price: 12.00 USD
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Star for Beacon, Clark, Leslie Savage
22 Star for Beacon
Clark, Leslie Savage
Dallas, Texas The Kaleidograph Press 1941 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tiny number in ink on upper corner of front free endpaper (16). Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "For Polly Tyler, with best wishes, Leslie Savage Clark". 77 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with mere hint of wear at top of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011607

Price: 30.00 USD
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23 87 North
Coffey, Michael
Minnesota Coffee House Press 1999 1-56689-085-3 / 9781566890854 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean bright softcover book. As new. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 105 pgs. 8vo. Poetry. 011686

Price: 15.00 USD
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Poems by Eliza Cook, Cook, Eliza
24 Poems by Eliza Cook
Cook, Eliza
London George Routledge & Sons 1867 New Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
New Edition, in One Volume (published 1867 according to my research, although no date of publication appears in book). Previous owner name in very light pencil with date December 25, 1873 on blank fly leaf. Illustrated. Clean green pebbled cloth boards with elaborate stamped gold and black decoration on cover and spine. Bevelled board edges. Blind stamped decoration to rear board. Tiny spots of wear to cloth at upper and lower spine edges, corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little intermittent very light foxing (gilt page edges). Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Additional full page illustrations throughout. Preface by the author. 564 pages. 024133

Price: 40.00 USD
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Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson, Dickinson, Emily
25 Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson
Dickinson, Emily
New York Modern Library 1948 Early printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 25 in original first M.L. edition dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers with large but tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 231 pages. Dust jacket lists 334 titles on inverse side; is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has some fading to background on spine, small chip at base front corner of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023900

Price: 15.00 USD
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John Murray's Landfall - A Romance And a Foregleam, Dodge, Henry Nehemiah
26 John Murray's Landfall - A Romance And a Foregleam
Dodge, Henry Nehemiah
New York / London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1911 First Hardcover Near Fine no dustjacket 
First Edition, 1911 on title page and on copyright page. Clean unfaded burgundy ribbed cloth boards with bright gold decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name and date (1913) on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrative black & white plates with clean printed tissue guards (all present). 233 pgs. 018316

Price: 20.00 USD
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Thomas and Beulah, Dove, Rita
27 Thomas and Beulah
Dove, Rita
Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie-Mellon 1986 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean and bright glossy softcover book of poetry. No rubbing, wear or creasing. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 79 pgs. As new. Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (stated on cover). 012918

Price: 25.00 USD
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New Poems, Drinkwater, John
28 New Poems
Drinkwater, John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean paper-covered boards with clean unchipped paper label on spine. No fraying or wear-through, very light bumping to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny historical bookseller ticket from "Syracuse University Book Store" at bottom corner of front fixed endpaper. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "John Drinkwater - Syracuse - October 15, 1925." 64 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has one 1-1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "In this, the latest volume of John Drinkwater's verse, we have the result of two years' concentrated work and the full maturity of one of England's most gifted poets. It is especially in the reflective quality of these fine lyrics that one is conscious of the steady increase in his range and power." 026787

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Habitant, Drummond, William Henry
29 The Habitant
Drummond, William Henry
New York / London G. P. Putnam's 1897 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Frederick Simpson Coburn, Illustrator 
Clean green clothboards with unchipped gold lettering and gold portrait of a pipe-smoking man on cover, gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some fraying to top and bottom spine edges. Pages and edges are clean; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper which has caused some browning to preliminaries from offset reaction. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn; Introduction by Louis Frechette. 137 pp. 020741

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Voyageur and Other Poems, Drummond, William Henry
30 The Voyageur and Other Poems
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean ribbed green cloth boards with clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. Color frontis illustration by Frederick Simpson Coburn with clean tissue guard; 5 additional black & white plates by the artist. 142 pp. A lovely collectible quality book, scarce in this condition, by the author of "The Habitant." 020847

Price: 40.00 USD
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Big Book for Peace, Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
31 Big Book for Peace
Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
New York Dutton Children's Books 1990 0590453947 / 9780590453943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Maurice Sendak. Very clean glossy color illustrated boards. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in color by multiple illustrators. 120 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Created by more than 30 of the best known and loved authors and illustrators of children's books. Filled with stories, pictures, poems, and even a song, it is a book about many kinds of peace and harmony. 024252

Price: 20.00 USD
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Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters, Eliot, George
32 Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters
Eliot, George
London Hawarden Press 1899 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Eighteen-volume Limited Edition set of which this is number 157 of 500. Three quarter leather with marbled boards, gold lettering and decoration on leather spines. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking; clean marbled endpapers, beautiful old custom bookplate on paste downs. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Some very light rubbing to corners and some wear to bottom board edges. Frontispiece illustration in each book with printed tissue guard, plus lovely illustrations throughout. Middlemarch (3 volumes); Scenes of Clerical Life (2 volumes); Daniel Deronda (3 volumes); Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob (1 volume); Poems (1 volume); Felix Holt, The Radical (2 volumes); Romola + Romola and Miscellaneous Essays (2 volumes); Adam Bede (2 volumes); Life and Letters (2 volumes). 025313

Price: 450.00 USD
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The Appalachian Trail Reader, Emblidge, David (editor)
33 The Appalachian Trail Reader
Emblidge, David (editor)
Oxford University Press 1996 0195100913 / 9780195100914 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. As new condition. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, black and white photographs. 382 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of trail diaries, poems, and essays that reflect the meaning of this great wilderness trail across both time and geography. Included are the works of both well-known writers and anonymous raconteurs, and excerpts from Appalachian Trail hikers' journals from the 1930s to the 1990's provide a firsthand, intimate portrait of walking the trail. 026714

Price: 15.00 USD
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34 A Little Book of Western Verse
Field, Eugene
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1894 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Old article from NY Times on Eugene Fields (1901) glued in (folds out) at rear endpapers--has resulted in offset shadow to facing blank endpaper page. 202 pgs.Poetry. 008845

Price: 15.00 USD
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Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare, Fields, Bertram
35 Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare
Fields, Bertram
New York ReganBooks - HarperCollins 2005 0060775599 / 9780060775599 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with darker brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 308 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author revisits all the critical facts and unanswered questions regarding the true identity of the author of the magnificent body of poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. 027433

Price: 10.00 USD
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In the Clearing, Frost, Robert
36 In the Clearing
Frost, Robert
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 101 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), no tears, very slight rubbing. Back panel is white with black lettering. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 017566

Price: 40.00 USD
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In the Clearing, Frost, Robert
37 In the Clearing
Frost, Robert
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark gray cloth boards with unchipped silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - tiny previous owner name at top edge of front pastedown, brief previous owner inscription nicely written on front free endpaper (To Virginia, whose love of poetry is infectious - with Love, Grace - April 30, 1962). 101 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027104

Price: 30.00 USD
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Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems, Gay, Romney
38 Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems
Gay, Romney
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1946 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Romney Gay, Illustrator 
Clean illustrated color boards in original dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. Slight wear to top and bottom spine edge, corner tips. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. Lovely illustrations in color and black and white by the author. A wonderful collection of poems for children by various poets, 36 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, a few closed corner tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023652

Price: 25.00 USD
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39 Spirits Rebellious
Gibran, Kahlil
New York Knopf 1974 17th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold decoration, bllind stamped lettering on cover; bright gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square. Pages are bright and clean. "One day I went in secret to my beloved" and date inscribed by previous giver on front free endpaper (no name). Bright clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 004185

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Village Life, Gluck, Louise
40 A Village Life
Gluck, Louise
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009 0374283745 / 9780374283742 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Very clean unfaded gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the title page: "For Barbara with good wishes - Louise Gluck." 72 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024162

Price: 100.00 USD
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