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Poems, 1970-72, Graves, Robert
41 Poems, 1970-72
Graves, Robert
London Cassell 1972 0304290475 / 9780304290475 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 85 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028349

Price: 25.00 USD
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Vermont Valley, Hard, Walter
42 Vermont Valley
Hard, Walter
Middlebury, VT Vermont Books 1958 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new condition, fine collectible quality. 8vo. Poetry. 011815

Price: 15.00 USD
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43 The Poetical Works of Bret Harte
Harte, Bret
Houghton Mifflin 1896 Household Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Very light wear (not fraying) at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Black endpapers. No names or bookplates. Handsome frontis portrait of Bret Harte with tissue guard. All pages are crisp and clean--although a previous owner has quoted (in pen) a few lines from Kingsley on rear blank endpaper. 321 pages with index. 006004

Price: 10.00 USD
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44 T. S. Eliot's Negative Way
Hay, Eloise Knapp
Cambridge/London Harvard University Press 1982 0-674-24675-6 / 9780674246751 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 214 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with slight sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of T. S. Eliot's poems and plays. 007956

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Poems of Heinrich Heine, Heine, Heinrich
45 Poems of Heinrich Heine
Heine, Heinrich
New York Heritage Press 1957 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Fritz Kredel, Illustrator 
Very clean blue decorated boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 297 pgs. with index of first lines. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Selected, translated and introduced by Louis Untermeyer. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in clean original slipcase (no cracking or chipping, tiny tear to paper at one corner). Poetry. 012637

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Come Back to Earth, Helton, Roy
46 Come Back to Earth
Helton, Roy
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 71 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Poems that point the supremacy of nature and man's needful submission to that source from which his strength derives". 008555

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir, Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
47 The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir
Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
Edinburgh / London Gall & Inglis 1878 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with black, cream and gold decoration on cover and spine. No fading or wear; bevelled board edges. Small closed tear at ase of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean pale yellow endpapers, with small bookseller's ticket (Cheeseman Brothers booksellers, Medina, New York) on front fixed endpaper corner. "Christmas, 1878" neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No date of publication, circa 1878. Illustrated with six steel engravings. All pages have red decorative line border. 584 pages. 026701

Price: 40.00 USD
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Etched On Air, Hess, David
48 Etched On Air
Hess, David
New York Exposition Press 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some browning to front endpapers from a newspaper clipping laid in about the author's marriage with a photo of him and his wife at their wedding. Signed "David Hess" beneath the author's name on the title page. 56 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 028034

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49 Crazy Horse in Stillness
Heyen, William
Brockport, NY BOA Editions, Ltd. 1996 1-880238-29-2 / 9781880238295 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Printing clean bright softcover book, SIGNED by author. No creasing, curling or chipping. Gold seal on cover "Small Press Book Award Winner 1997". Pages and edges are clean and bright. 271 pgs. SIGNED by author on half-title page. No other marks. Trade Paperback. 010431

Price: 12.00 USD
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The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
50 The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1893 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Howard Pyle, Illustrator 
Solid leather-bound book with MDCCCXCIII on title page (1893). Bound in suede leather boards with stamped brown lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, spine corners, light wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean green endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Liberally illustrated by Howard Pyle. Preface by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 80 pages. 025577

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The Love Concealed, Housman, Laurence
51 The Love Concealed
Housman, Laurence
London Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean, solid first edition. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Printed on high quality paper with deckled edges. Pages are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 115 pages. 024869

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My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls, Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
52 My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls
Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
John C. Winston Company 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Willy Pogany, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks.Introduction by Booth Tarkington. Illustrated by Willy Pogany (full page illustrations, many in color). 504 pages with index and glossary. Clean dust jacket has slight wear at edges and corners, a few short closed edge tears, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; not price clipped - 2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetry that children love - complete poems, rather than mere selections, and many hard-to-find poems. Wonderful illustrations. 027807

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing, Hughes, Henry
53 The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing
Hughes, Henry
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 0307597032 / 9780307597038 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Everyman's Library Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean bright green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine, gold lettering on cover. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Woodcut illustrations. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped - beautifully illustrated. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bountiful catch of poems from around the world and through the ages on every aspect of the beloved sport of fishing. 027907

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High Country, Hunt, Inez
54 High Country
Hunt, Inez
Big Mountain Press 1962 First Soft Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Isabel M. Staehle Signed
Very clean white softcover book with illustrated dust wrapper, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 50 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. SIGNED by author on the half-title page, and the following inscription on reverse side of half-title page: " From her letters, Inez Hunt sounds like a delightful person. We felt honored to have her ask to use a few of our illustrations from the San Juan Notes. - Henry and Isabel" Clean dustwrapper is not price clipped, unchipped, with small closed tear at top of rear panel, hint of faint browning at top edges. 012914

Price: 25.00 USD
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Comment from Caldermoor, Hurd, Pearl Strachan
55 Comment from Caldermoor
Hurd, Pearl Strachan
Manchester, MA Self Published 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition 1973. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very clean red boards with stamped gold lettering on cover. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Flat Signed by Author on front free endpaperwith date (Thanksgiving 1982) and place (Rockport, MA). 110 pgs. 013517

Price: 20.00 USD
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Further Comment, Hurd, Pearl Strachan
56 Further Comment
Hurd, Pearl Strachan
Rockport, Mass. The Gott Street Press 1995 0-9625660-2-0 / 9780962566028 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue wraps with black lettering on cover and spine. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. 8vo. Poetry. 013515

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow - Including the Shepherd Lady and Other Poems, Ingelow, Jean
57 The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow - Including the Shepherd Lady and Other Poems
Ingelow, Jean
New York R. Worthington 1868 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated green cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Small spots of wear-through to cloth at upper and lower spine ends. Binding is tight, pages are clean (some have light foxing), with clean floral endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. All text block page edges are gilt. Decorative red single rule line around text on all pages. Many full page illustrations. 492 pages. 026179

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Five Young American Poets - Second Series - 1941, Jeanne McGahey, Clark Mills, Karl Shapiro, David Schubert, Paul Goodman
58 Five Young American Poets - Second Series - 1941
Jeanne McGahey, Clark Mills, Karl Shapiro, David Schubert, Paul Goodman
Norfolk, Connecticut New Directions 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean and attractive first edition in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean; "Publication Date Jan 14 1942" ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Front fixed endpaper has slight evidence of glue (dust jacket was lightly fastened to front fixed endpaper only and has been carefully freed.) 218 pages. Small note written very tiny in pencil says this was the copy of Lloyd Frankenberg (a poet, anthologist and critic). Clean scarce dust jacket with 2.50 on front inside flap, no chips, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. New Directions second year of presenting the work of five promising young American poets, chosen from a nationwide competition. 028376

Price: 75.00 USD
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Pinafore Poems, Kennedy, Celia Mary
59 Pinafore Poems
Kennedy, Celia Mary
Ann Arbor, MI George Wahr, Publisher 1924 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Laura H. Crowninshield, Illustrator 
Clean red & white checked cloth boards. Touch of wear to corner tips, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 61 pgs. Illustrated by Laura H. Crowninshield. 8vo. Children's. 013605

Price: 75.00 USD
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Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000, Kenny, Maurice
60 Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000
Kenny, Maurice
White Pine Press 2002 1893996506 / 9781893996502 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, as new condition trade paperback, signed by the author. Clean yellow cover with brown lettering and hawk decoration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. 367 pages. 025964

Price: 25.00 USD
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