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Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems, Gay, Romney
61 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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62 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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Northern Light, Gleason, Marian
63 Northern Light
Gleason, Marian
Francestown, NH Golden Quill Press 1986 0-8233-0421-3 / 9780823304219 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Very small number in ink at upper corner of front free endpaper (24). Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "Very Best Wishes - Marian Gleason". 63 pgs. Very clean blue dustjacket with white lettering, small corner price clip, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 011605

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Village Life, Gluck, Louise
64 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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The Dream of the Unified Field, Graham, Jorie
65 The Dream of the Unified Field
Graham, Jorie
New Jersey The Ecco Press 1995 0-88001-438-5 / 9780880014380 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark green 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. 199 pgs. First Edition, with full number line beginning with "1" on copyright page. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize" gold seal on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012906

Price: 45.00 USD
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Urban Rhapsody: A Picture and Word Portrayal of Our Times, Graham, Robert John
66 Urban Rhapsody: A Picture and Word Portrayal of Our Times
Graham, Robert John
Detroit, MI Harlo 1973 Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold 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. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 95 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Poetry about life in urban America. 8vo. Poetry. 012871

Price: 15.00 USD
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Signature of Time, Gray, Frances Angevine
67 Signature of Time
Gray, Frances Angevine
Portland, Maine House of Falmouth, Inc. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean sage green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Affectionately INSCRIBED and SIGNED to a friend on the front free endpaper. 46 pgs. Pages are bright and clean with faint brown shadow from newspaper clipping about author on front free endpaper (included). Dust jacket is quite clean (a few very faint spots), not price clipped; small chip (size of pea) near base of spine, small closed edge tear near top of spine (under 3/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005643

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ballads of Old New York, Guiterman, Arthur
68 Ballads of Old New York
Guiterman, Arthur
New York E.P. Dutton & Co. 1939 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with black lettering on spine and small black design centered on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. No bumping or fraying. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers with no writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is not price clipped, is missing 2" X 2 1/2" section from base of spine and left bottom side of front panel. Jagged 1/2 inch chipping along top of spine. 3/4 inch deep chip at top of front corner. 301 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of delightfully whimsical verses on the quaint, historical side of old New York. 8vo. New York City. 014318

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Greek Poets, Hadas, Moses (Editor)
69 The Greek Poets
Hadas, Moses (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated), in clean original jacket. Modern Library No. 203. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very small previous owner name at top edge back side of front free endpaper). Black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Edited, with an Introduction by Moses Hadas. 426 pages. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very small edge chips at top and bottom spine edges, hint of age-toning. 362 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022341

Price: 20.00 USD
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Vermont Valley, Hard, Walter
70 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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Seven Great American Poets, Hart, Beatrice
71 Seven Great American Poets
Hart, Beatrice
New York / Boston / Chicago Silver Burdett & Company 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Very clean green ribbed cloth boards with light green decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of bumping to spine corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Beatrice Hart. Illustrated with photographic plates. Poetic works by William Cullen Bryant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell. 323 pages with index. 022113

Price: 50.00 USD
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72 Echoes of the Foot-hills
Harte, Bret
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1875 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cove and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. A few small faint spots to cover. Binding is tight, no cracking. Dark brown endpapers. Small P/O name neatly penned on fly leaf. Pages are clean, no foxing. 146 pgs. 005370

Price: 15.00 USD
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Her Letter, His Answer & Her Last Letter, Harte, Bret
73 Her Letter, His Answer & Her Last Letter
Harte, Bret
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
Clean decorated cloth binding with clean unchipped paste-on illustration by Arthur I. Keller. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. A few small very faint smudges to blank preliminaries. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard with printed title. All pages clean (glossy heavy paper with decorations on each page). Illustrations throughout by Keller, many full page, including two additional full-color illustrated with printed tissue guards. 021039

Price: 75.00 USD
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74 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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75 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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76 The Darkling Plain: A Study of the Later Fortunes of Romaticism in English Poetry from George Darley to W. B. Yeats
Heath-Stubbs, John
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 221 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012361

Price: 20.00 USD
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Poems of Heinrich Heine, Heine, Heinrich
77 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Book of Songs, Heine, Heinrich
78 The Book of Songs
Heine, Heinrich
East Aurora, NY Roycrofters 1903 First Leather_bound Near Fine 
Clean limp tan suede leather binding, bright gold lettering in smooth leather title box on cover. No wear or tears. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean unworn yellow silk endpapers. No writing or bookplates, very faint owner's ink-stamp on page (v) of introduction - barely visible. 116 pp. 020865

Price: 50.00 USD
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Come Back to Earth, Helton, Roy
79 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir, Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
80 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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