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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man, Service, Robert W.
201 Rhymes of a Red Cross Man
Service, Robert W.
New York Barse & Hopkins 1916 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (neatly penned previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper). 192 pages. 024245

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Comprising His Plays and Poems, Shakespeare, William
202 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Comprising His Plays and Poems
Shakespeare, William
Spring Books 1968 Eleventh Impression Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Hardcover book in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, Very faint dampstain to bottom front corner edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with browning to edges and endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Double column format. Red top-stained upper page edges. 1081 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023330

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, Shange, Ntozake
203 For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf
Shange, Ntozake
New York Macmillan Publishing Company 1977 0026098407 / 9780026098403 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Collectible quality, stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges area clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 64 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap). Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027325

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Old War Poems, Shapiro, Alan
204 Old War Poems
Shapiro, Alan
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 2008 0618452435 / 9780618452439 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 89 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award, a new collection that explores the vagaries of love and the place of beauty in a time of war. 024444

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Trial of a Poet - and Other Poems, Shapiro, Karl
205 Trial of a Poet - and Other Poems
Shapiro, Karl
New York Reynal & Hitchcock 1947 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Offset (tanning from newspaper enclosure) to front fixed and free endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 81 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has a few very small shallow edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019660

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wings Behind My Heart, Love Lyrics and Other Verse, Shelley, Harriet Spangler
206 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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The Selected Poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Shelley, Percy Bysshe
207 The Selected Poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
New York Modern Library 1951 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 274 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow-green top stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction, by Carlos Baker. 524 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped, has small chips and several closed edge tears. 393 titles on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023787

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The Selected poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Shelley, Percy Bysshe
208 The Selected poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
New York Modern Library 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 274 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. No other marks. With an Introduction by Carlos Baker. 524 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has 1" closed edge tear, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. 374 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026881

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Black Drum, Shomer, Enid
209 Black Drum
Shomer, Enid
Fayetteville The University of Arkansas Press 1997 1-55728-494-6 / 9781557284945 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean turquoise boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 73 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 011685

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Sigourney's Poetical Works: Containing A Choice Collection of Devotional and Miscellaneous Poems, Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.
210 Sigourney's Poetical Works: Containing A Choice Collection of Devotional and Miscellaneous Poems
Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.
Philadelphia John E. Potter 1885 Large Type Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful clean decorated binding. Clean red cloth boards with gold and black decoration, gold title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral decorated endpapers. Full color presentation page with one name neatly penned on it. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. All pages and edges are clean. 338 pages. 025224

Price: 40.00 USD
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On Hurley Hills and Other Verse, Smith, Elias D.
211 On Hurley Hills and Other Verse
Smith, Elias D.
Boston Sherman, French & Company 1911 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition 1911. Very clean green cloth boards with pale green lettering on cover and spine, lettering on spine quite faded. Gilt coat of arms on cover. Gilt top page edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Brief, neat inscription on front free endpaper: "To my friend with kindest wishes and most pleasant memories - H.R.W Aug. 5th, 1916." 86 pgs. 006331

Price: 12.00 USD
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Moods, Stahl, Mellitta Heidrich
212 Moods
Stahl, Mellitta Heidrich
Dallas, Texas Story Book Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "Mellitta H. Stahl - To Bessie and Melville Underwood - Love and best wishes to you. Mellitta - February 8, 1952." 53 pages. Silver dust jacket has no chips, two short closed tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022858

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Closer Look at Ariel: A Memory of Sylvia Plath, Steiner, Nancy Hunter
213 A Closer Look at Ariel: A Memory of Sylvia Plath
Steiner, Nancy Hunter
New York Harper's Magazine Press (Harper & Row) 1973 06-127815-7 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown marbled boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean purple endpapers. 83 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 011849

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Child's Garden of Verses, Stevenson, Robert Louis
214 A Child's Garden of Verses
Stevenson, Robert Louis
New York Platt & Munk 1932 Popular Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in delightful illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, soiling or fraying; very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations in full color and black and white by Eulalie. Printed on high quality glossy paper. 86 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips, short closed edge tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Unabridged - contains all the verses - profusely illustrated with five color illustrations and sixty black and white drawings. 027954

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Child's Garden of Verses, Stevenson, Robert Louis
215 A Child's Garden of Verses
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Chicago - New York Rand McNally & Co. 1902 Popular Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket E. Mars, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Clean unworn beige cloth boards with darkgreen decoration and gold lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner Christmas inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white and page decorations by E. Mars. 94 pages. Dust jacket has numerous small edge chips, some age-toning; is decorated with same design which appears on cover of book. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022755

Price: 60.00 USD
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Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls, Stewart, Anna Bird
216 Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls
Stewart, Anna Bird
1941 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with black lettering and portrait of dog on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 147 pgs. RARE DUSTJACKET is clean, with slight edgewear and small chip at bottom of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007156

Price: 32.00 USD
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A Chime of Windbells - A Year of Japanese Haiku in English Verse Translations with an Essay, Stewart, Harold
217 A Chime of Windbells - A Year of Japanese Haiku in English Verse Translations with an Essay
Stewart, Harold
Charles E. Tuttle 1970 Third printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
A beautifully printed and bound book with original publisher's banner and clean original slipcase. Clean beige and green cloth boards with two decorative fans on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color. 236 pages with index. Clean slipcase is solid and uncracked. A few tiny spots of light surface wear to front opening edge. 025926

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Glass-Blower and Other Poems, Struther, Jan
218 The Glass-Blower and Other Poems
Struther, Jan
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paper labels on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 67 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1-1/2" closed tear at base spine fold, extending horizontally 1/2" into spine area. No chipping, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book of memorable poetry by the author of "Mrs. Miniver." 015946

Price: 20.00 USD
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What I Really Wanted - New and Selected Stories, Poems and Plays, Sweet, Bruce
219 What I Really Wanted - New and Selected Stories, Poems and Plays
Sweet, Bruce
Kanona, New York FootHills Publishing 2005 0941053474 / 9780941053471 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean, attractive paperback with photo of rippling water on cover, black lettering, black string binding. No chipping, creasing or curling. Pages are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: "For Bob with great affection and faith - Bruce Sweet - 5 December 04". 110 pages. 028099

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Childs Anthology of Poetry, Sword, Elizabeth Hauge with victoria Flournoy McCarty
220 A Childs Anthology of Poetry
Sword, Elizabeth Hauge with victoria Flournoy McCarty
Trumpet 1998 0590675370 / 9780590675376 Trumpet Club Special Edition Paperback Fine Tom Pohrt, Illustrator 
As new condition. Very clean trade paperback with beautiful illustrated cover. No fading, chipping or creasing. All pages and edges are clean, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Tom Pohrt. 323 pages with index. 027364

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