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image of Illustrated Poems by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney with Designs by Felix O. C. Darley

Illustrated Poems by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney with Designs by Felix O. C. Darley

by Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia H; F. O. C. Darley, illustrator

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Published
1860
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A fine copy
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New Edition
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Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1860. New Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy. A finely bound collection of works by Lydia Huntley Sigourney [1791-1865] who was a popular and prolific writer in the early and mid 19th century. Her themes included death, responsibility, religion and female conduct. The illustrations by Darley are fine and engraved by "American Artists." and tissue… Read more
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Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant collected and arranged by the Author

by Bryant, William Cullen

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Published
1878
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Very good overall
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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1878. Hardcover. Very good overall. Bryant was an American romantic poet, journalist and editor of the New York Evening Post. He authored the successful work "Picturesque America". This work is illustrated by one hundred engravings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks and others. 8vo, 501pp, portrait frontis & illustrated… Read more
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Specimens of the Early Poetry of France from the time of the Troubadours and Trouveres to the Reign of Henri Quatre

by [Binding] Costello, Louisa Stuart

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Published
1835
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Very good overall
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First edition
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$300.00

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London: William Pickering, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. A handsome edition bound by Riviere of this work by Costello (1799-1870), who was an accomplished Anglo-Irish artist and prolific poet and author." She was also a fine miniature painter, and her illustrations show her exquisite sensibility. "Medieval and Renaissance French poetry, translated into English by an… Read more
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Robert Burns. Steel engraved portrait

by [Burns, Robert]

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Published
1855
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Very good condition
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1855. Very good condition. Handsome head and shoulders portrait of the renowned Scottish poet. 8 x 11". B & w steel engraving.
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Robert Burns. Vignette mezzotint portrait

by [Burns, Robert]

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Published
1820
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Very good condition
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1820. Very good condition. Handsome head and shoulders portrait of the renowned Scottish poet within an oval frame, biographical text printed below. B&w, approximately 5 1/2 x 9"
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Whitman. A Study

by [Poetry] Burroughs, John; Walt Whitman

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Published
1896
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Good + overall
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1896. Hardcover. Good + overall. An account of Whitman's "ruling ideas", self reliance, attitudes to art & literature, life & morals, culture, America, science & religion. Small 8vo, in the publisher's quarter green gilt cloth and gray paper covered boards, rear cover marked, spine ends rubbed, text bright and clean.
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Watchwords from John Boyle O'Reilly

by Katherine E. Conway (ed.)

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Published
1891
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Very good condition
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Boston: Joseph George Cupples, 1891. Hardcover. Very good condition. Signed by editor and publisher, limited edition copy 259 of 500. Color engraved frontispiece portrait, 7 plates, including portrait, death mask, etc. republished after John Boyle O'Reilly had passed away. 8vo, gilt stamped, half-cloth, marbled paper boards, teg, xli, 60pp, 8pp ads. Spine tips chipped, trifle toned,… Read more
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Poems

by Taylor, Robert H.

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Published
1848
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Good + condition
Edition
First edition
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$500.00

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New York: Marrenner & Lockwood, 1848. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Scarce work by this New York poet, with a poem dedicated to William H. Brasher, first President of the New York Society of Letters, entitled "The Victim of Consumption". Small 8vo, 126pp. Red stamped cloth with gilt wreath on front. Slightly chipped at… Read more
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Poems. Pen thoughts by Uncle Ben

by Clark, Benjamin F.

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Published
1895
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Washington DC, 1895. Presentation copy from the author's wife, to Oliver P. Smith, signed by Mrs. B. F. Clark. Clark was the author of anti Prohibition essays in the 1860s, urging proper regulation rather than outright prohibition. 12mo, 90 pp, 1 plate, facsimile of autographed letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes, dated Oct. 22d (p84). Green… Read more
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Poems

by Greenshields, Edward

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Published
1900
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Very good condition
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[Montreal]: Privately Printed, 1900. Hardcover. Very good condition. Poems of the Canadian poet and art critic, noted as a literary Renaissance figure in the Montreal business world, and a prominent member of the local Scottish community. A simple fine binding, unsigned, in full polished calf, the spine lettered in gilt with raised bands, with inner gilt dentelles… Read more
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Thackeray's 'Sketches in Ireland'; 'The Iris'; and 'Prattsville, an American Poem', in contemporary bound collection of pamphlets entitled 'Pamphlets, Travels and Poetry'

by Thackeray, William M.; William Ross Wallace, Charles Dickens

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Published
mid 19th century
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Good + condition
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mid 19th century. Hardcover. Good + condition. A sammelband of contemporary essays and poetry bound together in one volume, by Henry W. Eastman, a Hempstead Long Island lawyer and avid bibliophile. Noteworthy content includes: Thackeray's 'Sketches in Ireland', a noted travel work and early success, which includes 45 sketches written during the author's travels throughout Ireland. … Read more
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Chicago: Poole Bros., 1898. Wraps. Very good + condition. Profusely illustrated guide with descriptions of sites and poems, including Manitou, Cheyenne Canon, Veta Pass, Sierra Blanca, Wagon Wheel Gap, Toltec Gorge, Royal Gorge, and Fremont & Marshall Pass. 8vo, 64 pp, printed b&w photographic illustrations, maps. Buff printed paper wrappers, title at front wrapper printed in… Read more
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John Boyle O'Reilly ALS

by O'Reilly, John Boyle

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Published
1878
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Very good overall
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Boston: The Pilot, 1878. Very good overall. Note signed in full by the editor of one of the leading Irish American newspapers of the day, The Pilot, John Boyle O'Reilly, famed Fenian transported to Western Australia in his youth, from Ireland. The note, on letterhead (The Pilot Editorial Rooms) addressed to a Miss Bates, sets a date… Read more
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The Toy Book Keepsake

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Published
1872
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Very good overall
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First edition
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London: Religious Tract Society, 1872. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Twenty four magnificent chromolithographic illustrations in a bound volume of 4 titles told in verse, including 'My Birthday', 'The Little Mouse and Other Fables', 'Pilgrim Children', and 'The Lord's Prayer'. These vibrant color plates were produced by Kronheim & Co., founded by the German… Read more
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Thoughts in Gold

by Atchley, T.J.; E. Covey Beeley (ills)

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Published
1922
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Fine
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Los Angeles, 1922. Pamphlet. Fine. Poetry printed in gold. Large 12mo, 36pp, text in gilt, ills in black, cover mottled green thick textured paper, bound with green cord tie. OCLC: 16623372 in 3 libraries.
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Jim Bludso of the Prairie Belle, and Little Breeches

by [Black Interest] Hay, John

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Published
1871
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Very good condition
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Boston: James R. Osgood, 1871. Wraps. Very good condition. Stereotypical caricature of an African American in the first work by Abraham Lincoln's private secretary, John Hay. This occurs in the first of 2 poems, in which "Jim Bludso" sacrifices his life in order to save the passengers of a Mississippi river steam boat. The… Read more
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Signed Portrait, William Cullen Bryant with line of verse from 'A Forest Hymn'

by Bryant, William Cullen

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Published
1876
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Very good condition
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1876. Very good condition. A striking steel engraved portrait of the American journalist and poet, signed in full "William Cullen Bryant, May 1st, 1876" and with the first line of the poem 'A Forest Hymn': "The Groves were God's first temples", in manuscript. This is an 1824 poem, one of his early works, and considered to be… Read more
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Idyls of Freedom

by Greene, Aella

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Published
1893
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Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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Florence, Mass: Bryant Printing Co, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Poetry in a patriotic vein, with meditations on the greatness of American freedom, home, and liberty, and the general nastiness of Russian tyranny and its czars, specifically in regard to its conduct in the Napoleonic Wars and the return of Poland to Russian control. The… Read more
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Underwoods

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1887
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Good -
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$35.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1887. Hardcover. Good -. Small 8vo, 138pp, ads [xxxii]. Dark blue cloth covers with gilt title at spine. Covers have small rippled spots and lower corner front cover marked by damp. Spine rubbed at top and base. Internally, front hinge loose, first signature loose; previous owner signature and date of 1887 at title page,… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by [Rubaiyat] FitzGerald, Edward; Omar Khayyam

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Published
1925
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Very good + condition
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London: De La More, 1925. Hardcover. Very good + condition. Fine signed binding by Sotheran, with 12 full page Art Nouveau illustrations and elaborate borders by Blanche MacManus (1869-1935), an American writer and artist. Bound in three quarter green calf and matching cloth covers, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Small 8vo (5" x 7.25"), 39pp. … Read more
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