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Rimbaud : Poems (Everyman's Library, Pocket Poets )
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Rimbaud : Poems (Everyman's Library, Pocket Poets )

By Jean-Arthur Rimbaud ; translated by Paul Schmidt

New York, New York: Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Text in French. Octavo, 6 1/2" tall, 288 pages, green cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Tilly Feaver Blinds the Sun

By Richard Herterich

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge Karmic Book Company, 1974. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approximately 24 pages), wire saddle stich, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white, with a price penned on the front endpaper.

$9.50

The Missing Jew. Poems

By Rodger Kamenetz

Washington D.C./San Francisco: Dryad Press, 1972. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Tall octavo, 10 1/2" tall, 62 pages, stiff pictoral wraps. A very good clean, neat soft cover copy with light shelf wear.

$29.75

More Songs from Vagabondia

By Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey; designs by Tom B. Meteyard

Boston, Massachusetts: Copeland and Day, 1896. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Fair. Duodecimo, 7" tall, decorative boards, 72 pages. A fair copy only with general shelf wear, top 1" and bottom 2" of the back strip over the spine missing, front free endpaper loose but present, hinges cracked but internal binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed with faint water staining at the bottom margin throughout. Stlll a nice reading copy.

$9.50

Rosemonde Gerard; La Legende du Martin-Pecheur compositions et typographie de F. L. Schmied

By Rosemonde Gerard; art and typography by F. L. Schmied

Paris, France: L'Illustration, 1926. First Edition. Disbound. Very good. French text. This is an original 6 page poem with illustration disbound from the Christmas,1926 issue of L'Illustration. Folio, pages 16" tall, 12 inches wide, intertextual color illustration. Text and illustrations in very good clean condition overall but margins lightly foxed and gutter margin with small holes from the original wire stitch and lightly discolored, paper lightly yellowed over all. Beautiful

$25.00

That Devil Forrest: the Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest
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That Devil Forrest: the Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest

By John Allan Wyeth; Albert Castel (foreword)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press (LSU), 1989. Paperback--trade. Very Good +. Originally published by Harper's in 1959. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xxxviii + 614 pages, stiff wraps. A very good plus, clean neat and sturdy soft cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing the corners; interior fine, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

The Hound of Heaven

By Francis Thompson; woodcuts by Jeff Hill

Mount Vernion, New York: Peter Pauper Press, 1960 c. Decorative Boards. Very Good. Originally issued in 1908. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 27 pages with intertextual illustration, laid paper, paper over stiff card boards. A very good clean, neat 'hard' cover over all with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, endpapers just slightly yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges.

$6.50

Poems by William Cowper, esq., of the innner Temple; in three volumes [volumes two and three only]; vol. Vol. II and Vol. III; containing his posthumous poetry and a skethc of his life [in vol. 3]

By William Cowper, esq.; John Johnson (biography)

Boston, Massachusetts: Timothy Bedlington, 1826. Three-quarter leather over boards. Fair. 2 volumes of 3 volume set, but complete as is. 32mo, 6 1/3" tall; frontispieces + vol. 1: 228 pages; vol. 3: 312 pages; printed boards. Fair condition over all, internally good and bindings sturdy BUT covers of vol. 3 loose, both covers soiled, chipped and worn, but internal binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed and still supple with scattered foxing. Originaleading copies only

$16.50

Aragon: poet of the French Resistance

By Louis Aragon; Hannah Josephson and Malcolm Cowley (editors)

New York, New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1945. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xii + 167 pages, gray cloth, gilt spine itles. A very good, clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the cover cloth, hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed with foxing to the endpapers. Lacking dust jacket.

$6.50

Stone, Paper, Knife: poems
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Stone, Paper, Knife: poems

By Marge Piercy

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4, x + 144 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near, fine, clean, soft cover first edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Deadline Poet, or, My Life as A Doggerelist
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Deadline Poet, or, My Life as A Doggerelist

By Calvin Trillin

New York, New York: Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 8 1/3" tall, 196 pages, white boards. A fine clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price present.

$7.50

Chuck's Zimmer; Gedichte, Lieder

By Wolf Wondratschek

Munchen (M: Zweitausendeins, 1979. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 64 pages, black titles on beige wraps. A near fine, clean, neat softcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$8.50

Common Sense About Poetry

By L. A. G. Strong (Leonard Alfred George Strong)

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 139 pages, yellow cloth. A good, hardcover first American edition over all, with moderate shelf wear but foxing to the exterior cloth, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but light scattered foxing throughout. Without dust jacket

$8.50

The Poems of George Herbert. The Oxford World's Classics, 109

By George Herbert; (from text of F.E. Hutchinson) introduction by Helen Gardner

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1972. Decorative Cloth. Near fine/Very good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xxvi + 285 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A near fine, generally neat and clean, hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper white, previous owner's name on front endpaper, BUT about 20 pages with penned annotations. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with seeral short edge tears and the dj price clipped This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

English Verse; Volume I: (vol. one only of Five Volumes) The Early Lyrics to Shakespeare; The Oxford World's Classics, CCCVIII (308)

By Peacock, W. (editor); Chaucer, Barbour, Gower, Lydgate, Henryson, Dunbar, Raleigh, Spenser, Southwell, Chapman, Marlowe, Drayton, Sidney, etc

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1939. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xvi + 451 pages + 16 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with a very few pencil markings. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Collected Poems of Charles Erskine Scott Wood

By Charles Erskine Scott Wood; Sara Bard Field, editor; William Rose Benet, introduction

New York, New York: Vanguard Press, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Fair. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxx + 289 pages, black cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear but a touch of exterior moisture to the top of the spine cloth leaving a slight residue of paper from the dust jacket; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some dampstaining at the top gutter margin and a previous owner's name pennedon the front endpaper. In a fair, worn dust jacket with significant chipping at the back strip and flap fold edges, with the original price present

$12.50

The Breaking Waves Dashed High (The Pilgrim Fathers)

By Felicia Hemans; designs by L. B. Humphrey

Boston, Massachusetts: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1883. Decorative Cloth. Good. Originally published in 1879. Duodecimo, 7 3/4" tall, unpaginated [approx. viii + 28 pages--black and white illustrated throughout] gilt top fore-edge; decorated green cloth with gilt titles on spine and cover. A good copy, relatively clean, back strip cloth starting to fray top and bottom, fore-corner tips through to boards; cloth lightly soiled; paper moderately yellowed with foxing, hinges and binding cracked but secure.This is a reading copy only.

$12.50

Poesie (Poems). Oeuvres Completes de Victor Hugo. (Edition Definitive D'Apres Manuscrits Originaux); (16 volumes) I. Odes et Ballades; II. Les Orientales; Les Feuilles D'Automne; III. Les Chants du Creuscule; Les Voix Interieures; Les Rayons et les Ombres; IV. Les Chatiments ; V. Les Contemplations I, Autrefois 1830 - 1843 ; VI. Les Contemplations I, Aujourd'hui 1843 - 1855 ; VII. La Legende des Siecles ; VIII. Les Chansons; Des Rues et des Bois; IX. L'Annee Terrible; X. La Legende de Siecles II; XI. La Legende des Siecles III; XII. L'art d'etre Grande-Pere; XIII. Le Pape; La Pitie Supreme; Religions et Religion; L'Ane; XIV. Les Quatre Vents de L'Esprit, I. Le Livre Satirique, II. Le Livre Dramatique; XV. Les Quatre Vents de L'Esprit, III. Le Livre Lyrique, IV. Le Livre Epique; XVI. La Legende Des Siecles IV

By Victor Marie Hugo,

Paris, France: L. Hebert: Edition Hetzel-Quantin, 1880. Quarter-leather--cloth over boards. Very Good -. 16 volumes, French text. complete as is, issued by Hugo's original publisher as a part of the definitive edition and published five years before the author's death. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, brown quarter leather over brown cloth, gilt spine titles and top edge. Clean, sturdy hard cover volumes over all in very good condition (mostly unread) with moderate exterior shelf wear and rubbing to leather, with varying amounts of scuffing to the leather; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with light scattered foxing, BUT several volumes were water damaged in a fire and the front or back covers of two are badly stained. I: 559 pages / 2: 440 pages. 3: 594. / 4: 468. / 5: 351 pages. / 6: 392 pages. / 7: 376 pages.(this volumes has light water staining to the top of the spine) / 8: 443 pages. / 9: 420 pages. / 10: 395 pages. / 11: 347 pages. / 12: 344 / 13: 383 pages. / 14: 335 pages. / 15: 325 pages.(the front cover this volume is badly stained) / 16: 367 pages pages. (the back cover of this volumes is badly stained AND the upper portion of the last 100 pages are lightly water stained. NOTE: due to the considerable weight of the volumes together, yhere will be extra postage required above the standard rate.

$350.00

Chillling Out: Poems (signed by the author )

By Gerald Sullivan

Brooklyn, NY: Somers Rocks Press, 2000. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Signed by author (first name only) with short inscription to a previous owner. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 21 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. A near fine, clean, soft cover with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling (unread but on the shelf in the shop for too long); binding tight, paper white.

$4.50

The Wreath containing the Minstrel and other Favorite Poems to which is prefixed the Life of Dr. Beattie

By J. Beattie (James Beattie)

London, England: Suttaby, Evance, & Fox, 1822. Three-quarter leather over boards. Very good. This small volume is 32mo, 4 3/4" tall, engraved frontispiece and title page, + x + [i] + 156 pages, three-quarter leather over marbled boards. A very good copy over all with moderate shelf wear, BUT leather hinge cracking though secure, internal binding neat and solid, paper clean and moderately yellowed with a previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper from 1831.

$19.00

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