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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

The Well Wrought Urn

By Cleanth Brooks

New York, New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 " tall, 270 pages, black title on brown cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy first edition hardcover copy with moderate shelf wear and light rubbing to the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$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

Coyote Pays a Call : a Bits Chapbook

By Bruce Bennett

Cleveland, Ohio: Bits Press / Case Western Reserve University, 1980. First edition. Portfolio (unbound). Fine. 8 3/4" tall stiff orange portfolio containing five loose pages (small broadsheets on laid paper). A fine, clean original small press poetry edition with light shelf wear.

$7.50

The William Feather Magazine: April, 1929 [monthly]

By William Feather (editor)

Cleveland, Ohio: William Feather Company, 1929. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. A single original issue. 12mo, 7 " tall, 24 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff yellow wraps. A very good clean neat soft cover promational periodical, cover lightly soiled, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Gathered anthology of quotes, aphorisms, essays, and historical fact published by a printer .

$4.50

The Glory of Toil, and Other Poems [signed by the author]

By Edna Dean Proctor

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. An ex-library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers, and title page. Sold as an original reading copy only. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, vii + 68 pages, brown titles on tan paper covered boards. A good original edition only with significant shelf wear and rubbing, with chipping to the cover paper at all edges and light exterior soiling, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed and with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper, BUT the key defect, other than the ex-library markings, is, a dampstain to the lower spine and bottom margin edge which is visible in the interior thrughout.

$16.50

The Divine Tragedy

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Boston, Massachusetts: James R. Osgood, 1871. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, iv + 150 pages, gilt titles on brown blind-stamped cloth. A good clean copy only with general exterior shelf wear overall, fore-corner tips through to boards, top and bottom edges of back strip cloth significantly frayed, decorative brown endpapers are clean but a previous owner's name on the flyleaf, binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$9.50

The Fascist Heresy: a collection of poems

By Salasin [Sal Salasin]; Richard Hack

Chicago, Illinois: Self published, 1974 . First edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very good/Without dust jacket. 12mo, 7 1/3" tall, 56 pages, binding hand sewn, stiiff printed wraps. A very good, clean sturdy soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear, but chipps to the cover at the fore-edge and spine, slight exterior soiling, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Bawdy Ballads and Lusty Lyrics [anthology]

By J.H.J. ; John Henry Johnson [editor]

Indianapolis, Indiana: Maxwell Droke, 1935. First edition thus. Quarter-cloth--over boards. Very good/Without dust jacket. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 80 pages, brown quarter cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover copy over all with moderate shelf wear, exterior lightly soiled and lacking dust jacket.

$8.50

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

By Edward Fitzgerald (translator) ; Willy Pagany

London, England: George G. Harrap & Co., c. 1925. Gift edition. Decorative Vellum. Very Good. Please note: neither the translator or illustrator is given, but the text and art work match the famous Harrap edition of this work that was issued years earlier. Nor is a date of publication given, but there is a date written with the gift inscription of 1925. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 94 pages with all pages decorated but with 8 additional color illustrations tipped in, gilt top edge, decaled fore-edge, gilt titles on limp brown leather. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover edition overall, with minor shelf wear, and a small tear to the limp leather at the top of the spine ; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but some of the color illustrations beginning to fade, with a gift inscription penned on the frontflyleaf. A pretty little volume.

$9.50

A Kipling Anthology: Verse

By Rudyard Kipling

London, England: Methuen & Co, 1922. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very good. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, 201 pages, gilt top fore-edge, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean and neat hard cover edition, with moderate shelf wear and slight color fading to teh cloth margins; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed but some light foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Poetical Works of Rev. Dr. E. Young; vol. Two (volume two of two as issued); Last Day; Love of Fame; Ocean; Imperium Pelagi; Paraphrase of Job; Resignation

By Dr. E. Young [Edward Young]

London, England: C. Cooke, c. 1800. Early Printing. Full-Leather. Good +. 24mo, 5 3/2" tall, 286 pages + 6 engraved plates. (Part of the Cooke's edition of the British poets) A good + copy over all, covers are worn at all extremities, spine chipped at top edge, fore-corner tips through to boards; the hinges cracked but secure, binding solid, with lightfoxing and moderate yellowing, paper stull supple.

$25.00

Wind and Sun (reprinted from the 'Sea Pines Reminder'

By Faith Bickford and Addie Frances Bickford

Brewster, Massachusetts: Self published, 1925. First edition thus. Decorative Leather. Good +. The author's conducted the Sea Pines School of Charm and Personality founded in Brewster by the Rev. Thomas Bickford in 1907. This is a very small volume, 32mo, 4 3/4" tall, 32 pages, gilt titles on limp leather. A good plus copy over all, limp leather chipped at all edges, interior very good, binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$16.50

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM: Rendered into English Verse (the text of first edition and the second edition bound in one volume with a Life of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald

Boston, Massachusetts: Richards Press, 1930. Limited edition. Decorative Vellum. Very Good. 24mo, 5" tall, 93 pages, marbled endpapers, gilt fore-edges, gilt titles and decorations on green leather. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover edition overall, with minor shelf wear ; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a gift inscription penned on the frontflyleaf. A very pretty volume.

$19.00

India's Love Lyrics, including The Garden of Kama, collected & arranged in verse by Laurence Hope

By Laurence Hope

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Good/very good. This is a special gift edition issued with leather covers. 16mo, 6 1/8" tall, 181 pages, gilt titles on maroon leather. A good clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, BUT rubbing and significant chipping to the spine leather; hinges and binding solid, paper very slightly yellowed. With a very good, moderately worn slip case,lightly soiled.

$7.50

The Spell of the Yukon and other verses

By Robert W. Service

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1916. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Very good/very good. This is a special gift edition issued with leather covers. 16mo, 6 1/8" tall, 126 pages, gilt titles on blue leather. A very good clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, rubbing to the spine leather; hinges and binding solid, paper very slightly yellowed. With a very good, moderately worn slip case,lightly soiled.

$12.50

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