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Autographed manuscript of original poetry

By: Joan Hotchkiss

Price: $850.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed., c.1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Strathmore Drawing Pad with 50 poems by Hotchkiss. Author's autograph to the front. Featuring poems like: "So this is how you felt when you held me,/ Small bundle on the bed, arms everywhere,/ Mouth searching for the sweet warm harmony/ Of love, a blot of brush-black hair./ Please teach me now those secret-mother-things/ That I should know: the language of the cries,/ The soft-strong hands, the midnight voice that brings a blaze of daylight to the nightmare's eyes./ ... View more info

Concrete Poetry: A World View

By: Mary Ellen Solt

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1968

Edition: First Edition


Light foxing to dust jacket fore edge. Cloth binding. Frontispiece depicts a concrete definition poem. Fold-out poem. Colored figures and illustrations throughout. A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages View more info

Katie

By: Henry Timrod

Price: $190.00

Publisher: New York, E.J. Hale & Son, 1884


Dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title and decoration to stamped pictorial front cover. Slight wear to tail of spine (see or request image). All edges gilt. Floral endpapers. Interior is clean and bright. A nice copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

Lament. Signed by author & illustrator.

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: $127.00

Publisher: Doe Press, 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator


One of only 150 copies. Hosho paper.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne written in the years MDCCCXIX and MDCCCXX and now given from the original manuscripts with introduction and notes by Harry Buxton Forman

By: Harry Buxton Forman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Alfred A. Knopf, 1878

Edition: First Edition


1st edition. Triple ruled full red morocco. Front board detached. Bound by root. Chipping at head and tail of spine. Gilt lettering and five raised bands to spine. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Red morocco oval bookplate to front pastedown. Contains facsimile of letter XXVII on page 76; as well as 12 pages of book catalogue advertisements by Reeves & Turner at end of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; lxvii; 128; 12 pages View more info

Norse Poems [Including 23 previously unpublished poems]

By: W.H. Auden with Paul B. Taylor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Athlone Press Limited, 1981


An as new copy in price clip jacket. Complete collection of Auden's renderings of the traditional poetry of Iceland. Includes 23 previously unpublished poems. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv, 256 pages View more info

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Odes Sonnets & Lyrics

By: Keats, John

Price: $188.00

Publisher: Oxford, Daniel, 1895

Edition: Limited Edition


Number 163 of only 250 copies. One by two inch piece from upper fore edge front wrap which is itself detached (see image) ; 8vo ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

Poems in Sunshine and Firelight

By: Piatt, John James

Price: $430.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, R.W. Carroll, 1866

Edition: First Edition


A little wear to head & tail; previous owner's name, otherwise a clean, tight copy with bright gilt to cover & spine. Sabin 62597. Cf. Robert G. Hayman. Catalogue No. 74 (1978). Literature of the Middle West: Utopian Society. Scarce.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 127 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

Poems upon Various Subjects, Latin and English; by the Late Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq; Published by his Son

By: Isaac Hawkins Browne

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, J. Nourse; C. Marsh, 1768

Edition: First Edition


Nicely rebacked full brown calf with decorative gilt motif to borders of front and rear covers. Particulars in gilt to spine. Raised bands and gilt decorations to spine. Gilt rolled edges. Light foxing throughout. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages View more info

Rime di Cesare Caporali con l'osseruationi di Carlo Caporali dal medesimo di nuouo reuiste, & accresciute .

By: Cesare Caporali

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Venice, Zaccaria Conzatti, 1673


48mo in original vellumwith title to spine. 6 preliminary leaves + halftitle, 378p., indexed. The Conzatti edition not found in holdings at this time. ; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 378 pages View more info

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The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Portland, Thomas Bird Mosher, 1915

Edition: Limited Edition


Four 1/4" stains to back board; Number 4 of only 20 copies of this Japanese vellum limited edition signed by Mosher.; 4to View more info

The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe; With original memoir

By: Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, J.S. Redfield, 1858

Edition: First Edition


Bright red morocco blind stamped boards with heavy ornate tooling and gilt decor. Title and decoration in gilt to spine. Wear to head and tail of spine. Top fifth of hinge beginning. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Lacks front and rear fly; last printed page supplied in copy. Occasional foxing. Math scribbling to rear pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages View more info

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The works of James Thomson: with his last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed an account of his life and writings. Two illustrated volumes complete in quarto.

By: James Thomson with illustrations by W. Kent, G.V. Neist, S. Wale, J. Paton & J. Miller

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar, 1762


Late 19th century half calf has long outlived its usefulness; closed tear to title page of vol II; otherwise a very good set. Full page sur blanc engravings include frontispieces to many individual works including the Seasons and Isaac Newton. Not to be confused with the 12mo editions sans illustrations. ; Quarto 24x30cm; 9.5x12 in.; xxvi,468,524 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info