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Elizabethan and Jacobean Poets : Marlowe to Marvell (The Viking Portable Poets of the English Language)

By W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson (editors)

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1974. Later printing. Paperback. Very Good +. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 556 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good plus, clean, neat, sturdy paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper.

$9.50

Leaning House Poetry; Volume One--a compact disc anthology)

By Mark Elliott and Jack Myers (editors) ; Mark Cox, Lynn Emanuel, Mark Halliday, Li-Young Lee, Naomi Shihab Nye, Tim Seibles et al

Dallas, Texas: Leaning House Press, 1996. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/very good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 93 pages, black cloth; with compact disc in rear pocket. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

Sharing [signed by the author]

By Amy C. Ellis [Amy Clarke Ellis]

Ventura, California: Self published, 1983. First edition. Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Near fine. Signed by the author on the title page.Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 39 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear and slight soiling to the light colored cover stock, binding tight, paper white.

$16.50

Patterned Flight. (Durham Chapbook Chapbook XII) [Signed by the author]

By Louis P. Genereux

Cleveland, Ohio: American Weave Press, 1956. First printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Signed by the author and inscribed to the previous owner. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 28 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, interior clean and bright.

$9.50

Behind the Door (author of The Garden of the Finzi-Continis)

By Giorgio Bassani; translated by William Weaver

New York, New York: Harbrace Paperbound Library--Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 150 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine clean, sturdy soft cover edition with minor shelf wear; binding solid, paper cream white.

$4.50

Smiles and Sighs [signed by the author]

By W. Dayton Wegefarth ; [Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond ]

Chicago, Illinois: Carrie Jacobs-Bond & Son / The Bond Shop, 1910. First edition. Original Wraps. Good. Signed by the author on the front endpaper and inscribed 'Philly 1/20/ 1911. Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond was a very successful song writer who lived a very tragic life. Wegefarth preached a 'sunny day' philosophy. An odd match of author and publisher. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, 32 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A good, soft cover over all with partial dampstaining to the cover and top 1"margin of last few pages, cover lightly soiled and moderately yellowed, with stiff paper covers starting to chip at the edges;interior paper lightly yellowed with scattered foxing, with a child's pencil marking to the rear cover.

$19.00

The Cornhill Booklet: January 1901, Vol. I, No. VII (volume one, number seven) ; A Little Book of Nonsense.

By Alfred Bartlett (editor); Eugene Field

Boston, Massachusetts: Alfred Bartlett, January, 1901. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue--complete. Sextodecimo 6 3/4" tall, pages 193 to 224 (32 pages), pamphlet, saddle sewn wraps, printed letter press, two color, on laid paper. A very good copy over all, interior is clean, man pages uncut, but the spine edge was lightly scorched in the Bartlett printshop fire that destroyed much of his stock.

$16.50

Lyrics and Ballads from the Russian

By George Scheftel (translator and editor); Pushkin, Michael U. Lermontov,T.L. SShepkina-Kupernik, Aleksey N. Plessheev, Aleksey V. Koltsov, et al

New York, New York: Poets of America Publications, 1959. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. "The poems in this book were chosen by me from a Russian pre-Soviet anthology." Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/4" tall saddle stitched, 24 pages, stiff orange wraps. A very good, clean soft cover copy with minor wear, binding solid, paper cream white.

$9.50

Blow High, Blow Low: The method of Mortimer Jones, R.C.S., Blow the Man Down, Whiskey for My Johnny, The Maid of Amsterdam, High Barbaree, Boston, Ballade of Liquid Refreshment

By Edward Wilson; E.C. Bentley, et al

Athens, Georgia: American Artists Group, 1941. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Very good/good. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx 32 pages) color illustrated throughout, decorative endpaper, illustrated boards. A very good, clean, neat hard cover booklet, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Popular Photography [magazine]: February, 1949; including photo arts; Three Graces: Jenne Casper, Aida Price, Marj Staz, etc.

By Frank Fenner Jr. Editor; Doris Ann Krupinski, Bo and Joan Steffanson, Etna M. Kelley, Suzanne Szasz, Andreas Feininger, et al

Chicago, Illinois: Ziff-Davis, 1949. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Small quarto, 11" tall, 166 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A good, clean magazine overall with moderate exterior shelf wear, chipping at the cover edges and back strip over spine, paper partially yellowed (two kinds of paper used, about half the issue is better paper for photo reproduction, which is still white

$7.50

Popular Photography [magazine]: December, 1942; Volume II, Number 6; Special Salon Issue--200 Prize Photographs in Color and Gravure;1942 Picture Contest; Newspaper National Snapshot Awards; The Navy in Action; The Army Overseas; Photography in War Posters; War Effort; The Four Freedoms etc.

By Andrew Hecht. Editor; et al

Chicago, Illinois: Ziff-Davis, 1942. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Small quarto, 11" tall, 226 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus, generally clean magazine overall with moderate exterior shelf wear, chipping at the cover edges and back strip over spine, paper relatively white BUT partial cut outs on four pages. Sold as is

$9.50

Falling Upwards.

By John Batki

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Dolphin Editions, 1976. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, unpaginated (about 32 pages), wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, previous owner's bookplate removed from inside back cover.

$6.50

Wounded Planet: Poems.

By Jean Varda; Julian Landa cover

n. p.: Self published, 1980. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2 " tall, unpagined (16 pages), wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, slight exterior soiling; binding tight, paper cream white, but a light yellowing at the exterior margins.

$6.50

Parnassus (monthly) ; "Rationality in Art" Poetry, Reviews Articles, Criticism; September 1945; Vol. 1, No. 5

By James Penman Rae (editor)

Toronto, Canada: Dolphin Editions, 1976. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 26 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight.

$9.50

The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood; complete in one volume

By Thomas Hood; Richard Monckton Milnes (memoir)

New York, New York: James Miller, 1873. First Thus Early ReprintTrade. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. 16mo, 5 7/8" tall, xvi + 583 pages (type is small--about 8 pt.) gilt titles on decorative green cloth. Very good minus, generally clean, and sturdy volume over all with moderatel shelf wear, fore-corner tips through to boards, spine cloth chipped and frayed at top and bottom edges; hinges cracked but secure and binding solid, paper moderately yellowing with a previous owner's inscription on the front flyleaf, and a small hole from glue in the front endpaper.

$12.50

Poems for the Very Young Child

By Dolores Knippel (compiled by); Mary Ellsworth (illustrated)

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, 1932. First edition. Decorative Boards. Very good/Without dust jacket. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 125 pages, decorative endpapers; illustrated boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear and exterior rubbing, with the top 1 1/2" of the back strip over the spine cracked; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket (if issued).

$9.50

Narrative and Lyric Poetry

By James W. Tupper (editor);

New York, New York: Odyssey Press, 1927. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, xxix + 476 pages, black titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with some pencil marking to the contents pages. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

Scent Smile and Sorrow: Selected Verse (1891 - 1957) and Jottings from Notebooks.

By Avedick Issahakian; translated and edited by E. B. Chrakian

Watertown, Massachusetts: Library of Armenian Studies, 1975. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Translated from the Armenian. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 80 pages, stiff pictoral wraps. A very good generally clean, and moderately worn soft cover copy.

$9.50

Collected Poems

By Elinor Wylie

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. Fourth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/good. Octavo, 9" tall, xvii + 311 pages, gilt spine titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover edition over all with moderate exterior shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, withcolor fading to the cloth edges; interior very good, hinges and binding solid paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with significant chipping at all corners and spine edges

$12.50

Maurine and other poems

By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

London, England: Gay and Bird, 1907. Fourth edition. Decorative Leather. Good. Sold as an original reading copy only. 16mo, 6 2/3" tall inches, 175 pages; gilt titles on calf-leather. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper removed and leaving mark. A good, hardcover edition over all with significant rubbing to the cover leather and chipping at the corners, fore-corner-tips through to boards, back strip leath significantly chipped, hinges broken, internal binding solid, paper lightlly yellowed.

$7.50

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