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Beautiful Gems of Thought and Sentiment: A vast treasury of choice productions in Poetry, prose and song from the literature and music of all ages

By Henry Davenport Northrop

Worcester, Massachusetts: Drury, Gilmour Co, 1892. Original Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Henry Davenport Northrop was one of the early masters of book packaging in the era before international copyright laws, and often had a single work issued though several printers in various parts of the country to save on shipping costs, He did books on topics of the day (the Gafield Assasination, etc) as well as anthologies like this one. Often the steel plate engravings of period subjects are the best part. Quarto, 10" tall, illustrated title page + 663 pages + 13 steel plate engravingss (three color, most black and white) In good condition only, decoratively embosed cloth cover is soiled and worn through and frayed at all corners and top and bottom of spine. Binding is cracked, hinges are broken interior text is loose from exterior, but internal binding still holding pages intact; paper modeerately yellowed and generally clean.

$19.00

Paroles: Selected poems [of] Jacques Prevert [bilingual edition] Poets Series No. 9

By Jacques Prevert ; Tanslated by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

San Francisco, California: City Lights Books, 1990. Reprint. Original Wraps. Fine. First published in this translation, 1958, First published in French, 1949. 12mo, 6 1/4" tall, vi + 159 pages, illistated stiff wraps. A fine, clean soft cover with minor wear over all, binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

American Transcendentalists: Their Prose and Poetry

By Edited by Perry Miller; Theodore Parker, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Ellery Channing, Amos Bronson, Jones Very, Orestes Augustus Brownson

Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University, 1981. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 7" tall, xi + 385 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition with moderate shelf wear, roughing at the cover edges; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Make Bright the Arrows; 1940 Notebook

By Edna St. Vincent Millay,

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First edition. Three-quarter cloth over boards. Very good/good. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, 65 pages, black three-quarter cloth over blue boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed (original yellow paper stock makes judging the amount of yellowing difficult). In a good moderately worn dust jacket with the original price, rubbing at the corners.

$7.50

The Republic. A Poem by Wm. Oland Bourne [school edition]

By William (Wm.) Oland Bourne

New York, New York: Richard Brinkerhoff, 1861. First edition. Original Wraps. Good . "For sale at Brinkerhoff's Book store, 103 Fulton Stree, N.Y." A pro-Union poem in original chapbook form. 12mo, 7 1/3" tall, 8 pages, thread-sewn saddle-stitch, printed self wraps. A good copy over all, with a light dampstain over the upper spine corner, exterior lightly soiled, spine worn and cover starting to separate, interior relatively clean, paper moderately yellowed.

$35.00

The Aldine: A Typographic Art Journal; Vol. VI., No. 12 [containing] The Siamese Christmas (Leonowens); The Emerald God; Christmas in the fields; The Lottery Ticket; etc (/ [plus] The Aldine: A Typographic Art Journal; Volume VI.-- 1873 [title page and contents pages ]

By James Sutton (editor and publisher); A. H. [Anna Harriet] Leonowens, et al

New York, New York: Jeames Sutton & Company, 1873. First edition. Unbound. Very good. Two items likey mailed to a subscriber together. The title and contents page to be used for the complete binding of all the issues for the year, a common practice. 1: Folio, 16 1/2" tall, self wraps, pages 229 to 236 [ 8 pages], originally unbound but here having a thread side-stitch at the spine margin In very good condition over all with little soiling but slight foxing, paper lightly yellowed, with a short edge tear to the fore-edge margin / 2: Folio, 16 1/2" tall, self wraps, 4 pages (one sheet folded) The title page for the whole volumes (12 issues when complete) and contents pages for the whole volume

$19.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 20; Volume II (2), Number VIII (8), August, 1866; [including] The Daisey's First Winter (Stowe); How Johnny Bought a Sewing Machine (Alger); 'A Summer In Leslie Goldthwaite's Life,' (Whitney); Carrie's Rescue (Higginson); A Midsummer Dream (Howbrow) 'Afloat in the Forest,' (Reid); 'Four Seasons,' (Hale); The Cow-boys Song (Wells); etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Horatio Alger Jr., Mrs. A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train) Whitney, Gail Hamilton, T. W. Higginson, M.L.S., Lucy Larcom,Mrs. Anna M. Wells, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mayne Reid, Lucretia Hale, P.H.C., Ch

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, pages 449 to 512 + ads, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but a dampstain to the fore-edge margin.

$35.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 13; Volume II (2), Number I (1), January, 1866; [including] 'A Summer In Leslie Goldthwaite's Life,' 'Tale of Two Knights,' 'Tiny Mahogany Box,' 'Hen That Hatched the Ducks,' 'Two Ways of Telling a Story,' 'Adventure in the Vermilion Sea,' etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Mrs. A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train) Whitney, L. Maria Child, Charles Dawson Shanly, Margaret Eytinge, Rose Terry, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Jean Ingelow, Mayne Reid et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, engraved frontispiece of H. B. Stow + pages 1 to 64 + 4 page ads, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, text paper lightly yellowed, but roughing and chipping to the cover spine and interior fore-edges and a thinsubscriber label on the cover;

$35.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 34; Volume III (3), Number X (10), October, 1867; [including] Cast Away in the Cold III (Hayes); What? (Osgood); Tortoise-Shells (Anthony); Emily's First Day with Pussy Willow (Stowe); Gold Old Times (Kellogg); Sir Aylmer's Last Fight (Sprague); The Sea and Its Swimmers (Foster); Echo (Palmer); How We Put Out Our Fires ((Bugbee), etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Isaac I. Hays, George Eager, A.V.S. Anthony, Harriet Beecher Stowe, L.G.W., Elijah Kellogg, Charles F. Sprague, Charles F. Foster, James M. Bugbee, Emily Huntington Miller, et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, black and white plate + pages 578 to 640 + ads, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good clean copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, a subscriber label to the exterior cover.

$35.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 14; Volume II (2), Number II (2), February, 1866; [including] 'A Summer In Leslie Goldthwaite's Life,' 'Puck's Work,' 'Ice Fairies,' 'Tale of Two Knights,' 'Afloat in the Forest,' 'Four Seasons,' etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Mrs. A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train) Whitney, Mary L. Smith, Charles Dawson Shanly, Lucretia P. Hale, Mayne Reid et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, pages 65 to 128, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good minus copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, text paper lightly yellowed, but a split to the back strip over the spine with shipping at the spine top and bottom and with a thin subscriber label on the cover.

$25.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 24; Volume II (2), Number XII (12), December, 1866; [including] 'A Summer In Leslie Goldthwaite's Life,' 'A Little Man of the Mountain,' 'The Four Season, 'Willy Ely's Christmas-Tree, 'The Birthday Box,' 'Little Pussy Willow,' Lawrence's Lesson,' 'Birdie's Christmas Day,' ' etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Mrs. A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train) Whitney, Elsie Teller, Lucretia P. Hale, L. D. Nichols, A Hartlie, Margaret T. Canby, Emily Huntington Miller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, color frontispiece + pages 709 to 772 + 4 black and white plates + color second title page + B & W volume title page and 2 index pages, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but a dampstain to the fore-edge primarily in the margin, text still clear.

$45.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 15; Volume II (2), Number III (3), March, 1866; [including] 'The Cat-Bird,' 'The Disobediient Crow,' 'A Pair of Shoes,' 'The Nutcracker of Nutcracker Lodge,' 'Afloat in the Forest,' 'A Summer In Leslie Goldthwaite's Life,' 'Last Day,' etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Mrs. A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train) Whitney, Mary Prescott, Ruther Chesterfield, T.M.B., Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mayne Reid et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, pages 129 to 192, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good copy of this scarce publication, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but a dampstain to the fore-edge margin.

$25.00

Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls; Number 36; Volume III (3), Number XII (12), December, 1867; [including] 'Cast Away The Cold (Hays); Pacha's Son(Taylor); Miss Emily Proudie Makes a Discovery (Stowe); 'Round-the-World Joe VIII (Eager); Good Old Times (Kellogg); In Time's Swing (Larcom); Prudy and the Pedler (May); Over the Wall (Dorr); etc.

By J.T. Trowbridge, Gail Hamilton, and Lucy Larcom, editors; Isaac I. Hays, Bayard Taylor, Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eager, Elijah Kellogg, Sophie May, Julia C.R. Dorr, Emily Huntington Miller, et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, black and white plate + pages 705 to 768 + [2] contents + ads, intertextual black and white illustration throughout; printed orange wraps. Over all a very good clean copy of this scarce publication with slight soiling to the for edges and a 2" chip from the bottom of the back cover, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$35.00

"The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, with engravings by the first artists," Part 1 [issued in parts--incomplete--part one only--containing the first portion of 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: a romance'--to Canto the third, stanza XLIV].

By Lord Byron;

New York, New York: Virtue , Emmins and Roberts (George Virtue), c. 1850. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Fair. Single part of the original issuance by subscription. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, ); with 4 steel plate illustrations (including engraved title page) pages 1 to 32 ; in original beige paper printed wraps wraps. In fair condition overall, sewn binding broken, light cover paper is edge chipped and split from binding and foxed; internally in good condition, text paper moderately yellowed, steel plate engravings on better paper only lightly yellowed, with foxing at the margins.

$9.50

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

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