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The Songs of Scotland, Chronologically Arranged, with Introduction and Notes [Second Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Paris and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin: 1871

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015065

Condition: Good


Violet cloth, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt, text block edged in gilt. Ex-library copy, typically marked and stamped, with handwritten call label on lower spine. Spine panel has toned to a rather brownish hue. Some rubbing along edges, with area of loss at head of spine, some handling wear. Lacks front flyleaf, opening onto title page; both hinges neatly repaired with cloth tape. xlviii,583 pp. Interior a bit toned but otherwise intact. Undated, with intro. dated Nov. 1870. Acceptable reference copy. View more info

William Blake 1757-1827: A Descriptive Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Works of William Blake Selected from Collections in the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LIT0048

Condition: Good-VG


Illus. stiff paper wraps. Moderately toned/soiled covers, mild binding lean with several creases, chipped with slight loss at head of spine, slight separation along lower front joint. xix,[ii],175 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior. View more info

The Song of Songs - Copper Engravings by Ru Van Rossem

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036878

Condition: Near Fine


Pale orange cloth, lettered in gold foil. Cloth along spine panel is slightly sunned, otherwise as issued. 23 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Original cardstock slipcase is slightly age-toned, otherwise as issued, thus Near Fine. View more info

Love in Idleness: A Volume of Poems

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042706

Condition: Good


Hardcover bound in 1/4 vellum, pale salmon paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in red, deckled text block edges. Covers and spine panel soiled, with rubbing along edges, some exposure at corners. Firm binding. Foxing to a few early leaves including main title. x,184 pp. Former owner's address inscription in pencil on front flyleaf. Love In Idleness, Doggerel in Delft, Sonnets, Translations from the Greek. View more info

Hart Crane: A Catalog of his Works [Gotham Book Mart]

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047826

Condition: Fine


Stiff blue-tinted pictorial wraps, stapled binding. 12 pp. Gotham Book Mart catalog. Very slight wear, essentially as issued. View more info

Hart Crane: A Catalog of his Works [Gotham Book Mart]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047827

Condition: Very Good


Stiff blue-tinted pictorial wraps, stapled binding. 12 pp. Gotham Book Mart catalog. Flecking to front cover at top corner and along binding edge. View more info

Erase Words

By: Abbott, Keith

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Blue Wind Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017195

ISBN: 0912652357

Condition: VG+


Color illus. wraps. 93 pp. Light shelf wear, top rear corner crease, a few light surface marks to back cover. View more info

Collected Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042647

ISBN: 0822952769

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, light foxing along top text block edge. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. ix,204,[8] pp. View more info

Surviving Desire: Poems

By: Acker, Ally

Price: $4.95

Publisher: San Luis Obispo, CA, Garden Street Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014177

ISBN: 0963348175

Condition: Fine


[ix],56 pp. As issued. View more info

Springing the Hill

By: Adams, Judith

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Langley, WA, Robin Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PO0021

ISBN: 0615121551

Condition: Near Fine


96 pp. Mild shelf wear. The author's printed e-mail address on the coyright page has been struck through in pencil; interior otherwise unmarked. View more info

Hello Sunshine

By: Adams, Ryan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048211

ISBN: 1933354968

Condition: As New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 190 pp. Stated 1st ptg. View more info

Spirits of the Age: Poets of Conscience

By: Adilman, Mona (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Quarry Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PO0483

ISBN: 0919627072

Condition: Fine


169 pp. + biographical notes at rear. As issued. View more info

Lays of Modern Oxford (New Edition)

By: Adon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, A. Thomas Shrimpton & Son: 1887

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005214

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, gilt lettering. Rubbed joints and extremities, a bit frayed. Exposed corners. Cloth separated along rear joint, mended. Wear typical of age, but not abused. Clean interior. 133 pp. + 16 pp. rear publisher's ads. Satirical and humorous verse based on well-known metrical poems of the 19th century and earlier. Scarce. View more info

The Killing Floor

By: Ai

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043280

ISBN: 0395275938

Condition: Near Fine


Tan 1/4 cloth, brown paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. 1978 Lamont Poetry Selection notice from Academy of American Poets laid in. Pictorial dust jacket as issued and in mylar. [ix],49 pp. View more info

Thee

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003877

Condition: Near Fine


Greenish-gray paper over boards, virtually as issued, very slightly bumped corners. Dust jacket lightly soiled, minimal edge wear, a few light surface marks. View more info

Parades

By: Akant, Sara Deniz

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Richmond, CA, Omnidawn: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036731

ISBN: 1890650757

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. 48 pp. View more info

The Garden: New and Selected Poetry and Prose

By: Akhmadulina, Bella; Reeve, F.D. (transl., editor, intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PO0004

ISBN: 0805012494

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight pallet rubbing. xvii,171 pp. View more info

Poems of Akhmatova

By: Akhmatova, Anna; Stanley Kunitz w/ Max Hayward (editors, transl., intro.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 030893

ISBN: 0316506990

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 7th ptg. [ix],173 pp. Slight shelf wear. View more info

Except By Nature

By: Alcosser, Sandra

Price: $4.25

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Gray Wolf Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014097

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards. As issued. [x],70,[ii] pp. View more info

A Wreath for San Gemignano

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042795

ISBN: B0007DMXWS

Condition: Fine


Brown paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. No designation of printing on copyright page, clearly a vintage issue but evidently not a first. 31 pp., illus. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket is modestly soiled, otherwise only slight wear, now in mylar. Poetic homage to a Tuscan hill town destroyed in World War 2. View more info

Dante Alighieri: La Divine Commedia [The Divine Comedy]

By: Alighieri, Dante; C. H. Grandgent (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, D. C. Heath and Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 036002

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with silhouette cartouche on front cover in gilt, deckled text block edges. 1913 ptg. Moderate shelf/handling wear, cloth somewhat soiled/darkened, spine panel toned to brown. Cloth along spine extremities is a bit frayed, and corners show at least minor exposure. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. xxxviii,283,297,296 pp., illus. w/ portrait fronts., 3 schematic plates. Several fore-edges are somewhat ragged from having been opened improperly, but there is no loss. Scattered underlining and annotations through about the first half of the volume. Tex... View more info

The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante; John Ciardi (transl.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 040317

ISBN: B01N7FUFGU

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette, both covers and spine panel elaborately decorated in gold foil, all text block edges in gilt, decorated endpapers, raised spine bands. As issued. 689 pp., illus. View more info

New Legends

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033508

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Paper dust jacket shows typical age toning (darkened spine panel), modest soiling, reinforced at spine extremities from blank verso w/ approx. 1/2" loss to original paper at head of spine, now in mylar. Stated "First Regular Edition" (1st trade). xiii,168 pp. View more info

The Hollins Poets: John Alexander Allen - R. H. W. Dillard - Jean Farley - Julia Randall - William Jay Smith

By: Allen, John Alexander, R. H. W. Dillard, Jean Farley, Julia Randall, and William Jay Smith; Louis D. Rubin Jr. (editor); John A. Logan Jr. (pref.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University Press of Virginia: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036320

Condition: Fine


Gray 1/4 cloth, patterned paper covered boards. Text block edges slightly toned by age, as expected, with two small areas of discoloration along bottom edge, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows price clipped front flap, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. [x],98 pp. View more info

Skins and Bones: Poems 1979-1987

By: Allen, Paula Gunn (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, West End Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021193

ISBN: 0931122503

Condition: Very Good


Blue illus. wraps. Modest shelf/handling wear. [vi],69 pp. View more info