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A Child - World (ASSOCIATION COPY)
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A Child - World (ASSOCIATION COPY)

by Riley, James Whitcomb

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First Edition
Published
1896
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Indianapolis and Kansas City : The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1896. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on a tipped-in leaf at front - "For- Orange Frazer, Esq.- From very gratefully and truly, - James Whitcomb Riley Indianapolis, Ind., October 7th, 1896. He was a dreamer of the days." While Russo, p.65 notes "There exist a number of presentation copies of the Bowen-Merrill… Read more about this item
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Carminum Libri Quatuor
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Carminum Libri Quatuor

by Quinti Horatii Flacci. Horace.

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First Baskerville Edition
Published
1762
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Hardcover
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Birminghamiae: Joannis Baskerville, 1762. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in full chocolate morocco, gilt back, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, small rubs to morocco at hinges and fore edges of boards. A 20th c. bookplate at front end page in memory of Frederick Greeley Crocker, 1911-1942, who lost his life in World War II while serving… Read more about this item
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Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay
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Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay

by Gay, John

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Second and Third Editions
Published
1728
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Hardcover
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London: J. Tonson & J. Watts / J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox , 1728. Fables by Mr. Gay, Second Edition, 1728, and Fables by the late Mr. Gay, Third Edition, 1747. Vol. I, engraved title page, dedication page to William Duke of Cumberland, (4, Contents), (6, Introduction), 192 pp. Illustrated by Wm. Kent and John Wotton: Vol. 1;… Read more about this item
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The Seasons
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The Seasons

by Thomson, James; with Five Pictures by Jacquier and an Introduction by John Beresford

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Limited and Numbered Edition
Published
1927
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Hardcover
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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1927. # 1321 of 1500 copies, text by The Kynoch Press, pictures by A. Alexander and Sons. The copper-plates were engraved by C. Sigrist, and the prints were water-coloured through stencils by The Curwen Press. Very Good, spine a shade sunned, light rubbing at edges. From the collection and with the round leather bookplate of Josiah… Read more about this item
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. In Six Volumes. The Centenary Edition
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. In Six Volumes. The Centenary Edition

by Wordsworth, William

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First Centenary Edition
Published
1870
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Hardcover
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London: E. Moxon, Son & Co. , 1870. Six volumes finely bound by Bickers & Son in full green morocco, sumptuously gilt, marbled end papers, all edges gilt, ribbon markers. Near Fine, tops dulled, corners with mild rubbing, prior owner bookplate covers entire front paste downs, prior owner names in ink first blank end page each volume. Volume I with… Read more about this item
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Flowers of German Poetry
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Flowers of German Poetry

by Flugel, Dr. J. G.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1835
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Hardcover
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Leipsic: Printed for Julius Klinkhardt, 1835. iv, 311, (5, unnumberd) pages. English and German on opposite pages. Bound in contemporary chocolate morocco, floral gilt back, crown over initial "D." stamped center of covers, marbled end papers, page edges red. Extra-illustrated with a strange photograph of a cactus at front blank end page. Very Good Plusm scattered light browning throughout, small… Read more about this item
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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1886) bound with Underwoods ((1887) and bound with More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885)
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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1886) bound with Underwoods ((1887) and bound with More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885)

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson (co-author The Dynamiter)

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Edition
First Editions Thus
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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London: Longmans, Green & Co./ Chatto and Windus , 1886. Three First Edition books bound in one volume, consecutively Underwoods, Chatto and Windus 1887; The Dynamiter, Longmans, Green & Co. 1885, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Longmans, Green & Co, 1886. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt,… Read more about this item
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The Poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (A Reprint of the Volume Issued in 1870)
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The Poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (A Reprint of the Volume Issued in 1870)

by Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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Reprint
Published
1912
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Hardcover
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London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in full dark blue morocco, wide turn ins, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Very Good Plus, light rubbing to boards at joints and corners, toning at end papers only. The Royal Library Belles Lettres Series. viii, 255 pages, printed with red capitals. . Reprint. Morocco. Very Good Plus/No… Read more about this item
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The Complete Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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The Complete Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

by Rossetti, Dante Gabriel with a Biographical Sketch by William M. Rossetti

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Later Edition
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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. No date, circa 1900. Bound in contemporary half crushed morocco over green buckram boards, gilt back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Near Fine, slight wear at head of spine, prior owner name and date front end page. xxvii, 349 pages with portrait frontis under tissue guard. . Later Edition. Half Crushed Morocco.… Read more about this item
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The Lost Pilot
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The Lost Pilot

by Tate, James

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Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition
Published
1967
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Paperback
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New Haven and London : Yale Univ Press, 1967. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at front end page. Simultaneous First Trade Paperback Edition. Near Fine, small rub and top corner crease to rear wrapper, book feels unread. The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning. author's first major collection of poetry. Also the winner of that year's Yale Younger Poet's Prize, with… Read more about this item
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Songs of a Black Bird
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Songs of a Black Bird

by Rodgers, Carolyn (M.)

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Edition
Second Printing
Published
1969
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Paperback
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Chicago: Third World Press, 1969. RARE - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page -"To Jason, Peace & love, These things I wish for you. Keep on pushing forward. Carolyn M. Rodgers." Near Fine, crease at top edge rear wrapper. First Edition, Second Printing 1969 stated. 39 pages in gray stapled wrappers. No other signed copies of any of… Read more about this item
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The Seven Seas
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The Seven Seas

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1896
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Hardcover
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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1896. Near Fine in caramel cloth with lovely Art Nouveau gilt decorations front cover and spine stamped in gilt and signed EMD, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. tiny rubs bottom corners, lacking the scarce dust jacket, prior owner name dated Dec.1896 front end page. [2], vii, 209, [9] pages (publisher's catalogue) . First… Read more about this item
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Poems
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Poems

by Keats, John; Foreword by Alice Meynell

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First Edition Thus
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London: Robt. Riviere & Son Finely bound in paneled morocco by Riviere & Son in two shades of blue, gilt back, marbled end papers with gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs to raised bands and boards, charming full page gift inscription dated March 19, 1929 - "To Miss Spaulding from the cast of 'Quality Street' " and signed… Read more about this item
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A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties; Consisting of Christmas Pieces, for Private Representation, and other Seasonable Matter, in Prose and Verse
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A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties; Consisting of Christmas Pieces, for Private Representation, and other Seasonable Matter, in Prose and Verse

by Brough, Robert D.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1852
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Hardcover
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London: David Bogue, 1852. Finely bound by Riviere & Son in polished calf, ornate gilt back, all edges gilt, wide inner gilt dentelles over dark green paper paste downs, the original red cloth covers bound in at rear. Fine. Hand-coloured frontispiece, textual illustrations. 99 pp. A quite lovely gift-quality copy. . First Edition. Polished Calf. Fine. 16mo - over 5¾"… Read more about this item
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The Corsair. A Tale
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The Corsair. A Tale

by Byron, (George Gordon), Lord

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1814
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1814. Printer ; J. Maxwell. 96 pages, half-title. Original buff printed paper covered boards, 6 1/8 in. by 3 3/8 in. "From the fifth London edition." Additional poems: p. [91]-96. Very Good, boards rubbed and soiled, toning at end papers, 1901 dated prior owner inscription front end page. SCARCE, the variations of the First American Editions printed… Read more about this item
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[Hidden Double Fore-Edge Paintings] In Memoriam. 17th Edition
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[Hidden Double Fore-Edge Paintings] In Memoriam. 17th Edition

by {Tennyson, Alfred}

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Edition
Seventeenth Edition
Published
1865
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Hardcover
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London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1865. Decorated with hidden double fore-edge paintings displaying the harbors of Boston and Philadelphia, the paintings are unsigned but are the work of S.E. Stevens, a prolific painter after WWII, circa 1945-1960, whose work was often posed as having been painted much earlier. Still, rather attractive paintings. Finely bound in red straight-grain morocco… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  Useful and Instructive Poetry
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(Association Copy) Useful and Instructive Poetry

by Carroll, Lewis

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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1954
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Hardcover
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1954. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED at front end page -"Enid Shawyer from N. & V. Dodgson June 1954". Presented by descendants of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, to Carroll's friend Enid Stevens nee Shawyer, who he first met February 21, 1891, and they were friends until his death in 1898. Carroll wrote Useful and… Read more about this item
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The Tower
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The Tower

by Yeats, W.B.

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First Edition
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1928. First Edition, First Printing, one of 2,000 copies of the first printing. Near Fine, tiny rubs at bottom corners, the decorative gilt cover and spine, by artist Thomas Sturge Moore. are fresh and bright. Lacking the dust wrapper, although original flaps of wrapper are present and laid in. A lovely copy. . First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Steps to the Temple, The Delights of the Muses and Carmen Deo Nostro..... Second Ed. BOUND WITH Poemata et Epigrammata, Quae Scripsit Latina & Graeca, Second Ed.
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Steps to the Temple, The Delights of the Muses and Carmen Deo Nostro..... Second Ed. BOUND WITH Poemata et Epigrammata, Quae Scripsit Latina & Graeca, Second Ed.

by Crashaw, Richard

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Edition
Second Edition
Published
1670
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Hardcover
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Published by In the Savoy, Printed by T.N. for Henry Herringman at the Blew Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange, London, 1670. Frontispiece, (16), 208, [28], 67 pages. Two volumes bound in 18th c. calf with royal coat-of-arms stamped center of front board, bordered with triple rules in blind with acorn decorations stamped at corners, edges dyed… Read more about this item
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(Fine Binding by Kelliegram)  The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits
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(Fine Binding by Kelliegram) The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

by Carroll, Lewis; with Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday

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Used - Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1876
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Hardcover
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London: Macmillan & Co., 1876. First Edition, First Issue, with "Baker" not "Butcher" at p. 83. Marvelouly bound by Kelliegram (stamp-signed on rear turn-ins) in hunter green crushed morocco featuring The Baker at ship's railing in the center of the front cover, with gilt floral decorations at corners of covers, spine, and turn-ins, red silk end papers, ribbon marker, all… Read more about this item
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