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Between Eternities, Crowell, Grace Noll
41 Between Eternities
Crowell, Grace Noll
New York Harper & Brothers 1944 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red-orange boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Previous owner names, date on front endpapers. 56 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, clean, with edge chipping, edge tears. Author's photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024492

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Stories from Italian Poets (First Series) Dante Alighieri - With critical notices of the life and genius of the author, Dante Alighieri (Leigh Hunt, editor)
42 Stories from Italian Poets (First Series) Dante Alighieri - With critical notices of the life and genius of the author
Dante Alighieri (Leigh Hunt, editor)
New York G. P. Putnam 1888 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Small volume from the "Knickerbocker Nuggets" series. Size approx. approx. 4" x 6". Floral decorated cover with dark blue spine decorated in gold. Very little wear, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Gilt top page edges. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Some small page decorations at chapter headings. 274 pages. 027167

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Life Reconsidered, David Hess
43 Life Reconsidered
David Hess
New York Exposition 1970 068247195X / 9780682471954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Yellow-beige cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. One very small clear faint spot to cover, else like new. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no previous owner names or marks. Signed by the author on title page beneath his printed name "David Hess." Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight fading along rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book of poetry by a poet with the discipline of expression within traditional poetical structure. 028025

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The Fading Smile - Poets in Boston, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath, 1955-1960, Davison, Peter
44 The Fading Smile - Poets in Boston, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath, 1955-1960
Davison, Peter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1994 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 348 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intimately perceptive account, by a poet who knew them all, of the brilliant circle of poets who lived and worked in Boston through the half-decade beginning in 1955. 024976

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Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson, Dickinson, Emily
45 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

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John Murray's Landfall - A Romance And a Foregleam, Dodge, Henry Nehemiah
46 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

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne, Donne, John
47 The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne
Donne, John
New York Modern Library 1969 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 12 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue tweed cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" logo on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing) with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction by Charles M. Coffin. 594 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has two tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027599

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Thomas and Beulah, Dove, Rita
48 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
49 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

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Johnnie Courteau, Drummond, William Henry
50 Johnnie Courteau
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1901 0670883468 / 9780670883462 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Frederick S. Coburn, Illustrator 
Limited Autograph Edition, this book No. 158 of 1,000 copies, signed by author. Illustrated with 16 plates by Frederick S. Coburn, plus photo portrait of William Henry Drummond, each with clean tissue guard on which title of illustration is printed. Gray paper covered boards with gold illustration on cover, brown leather spine with gold stamped lettering. Very light soiling, light scuffing to spine, with two tiny tears at upper spine edge (1/4"). Slight wear-through to paper at base of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. 161 pp. 018612

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The Habitant, Drummond, William Henry
51 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

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The Voyageur and Other Poems, Drummond, William Henry
52 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

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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
53 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: 350.00 USD
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54 The First Romantics
Elwin, Malcolm
New York/Toronto Longsmans, Green & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 280 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, a few very short closed edge tears, some faint brown age spotting to spine area. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collective biography on Wordworth, Coleridge, and Southey. 011491

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The Shipwreck, Falconer, William
55 The Shipwreck
Falconer, William
London - Edinburgh - New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1887 No Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Birket Foster, Illustrator 
Brown decorative cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt shipwreck vignette on front cover and decorative spine. Very lightly soiled with some surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Gilt-edged pages. Binding is tight & square, 1-1/2 cracking to paper only at top front hinge. Book has two title pages, one illustrated with ship vignette; one plain. Endpapers designed with delicate flower print. Some browning to endpapers. Illustrations by Birket Foster. 167 pgs. 014521

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Casket and the Rose, Faulkner, Donald
56 The Casket and the Rose
Faulkner, Donald
Cleveland Onyx Publishing 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket J. Kent McCoy Signed
Very clean light brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Half title page SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. 68 pgs. Clean, pink textured dustjacket has a few small closed edge tears (none greater than 3/4"), no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Poetry. 014766

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57 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

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In the Clearing, Frost, Robert
58 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

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In the Clearing, Frost, Robert
59 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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Lines Long and Short - Biographical Sketches in Various Rhymes, Fuller, Henry B.
60 Lines Long and Short - Biographical Sketches in Various Rhymes
Fuller, Henry B.
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1917 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean beige cloth boards with decorative red and green border on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 157 pages. Protected in clear removable mylar cover. 022385

Price: 35.00 USD
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