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The Old Life: new poems

By Donald Hall

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 517 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; binding tight. In a near fine dust jacket.

$7.50

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, first printing. 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 printing. 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 (Münich) Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1979. Early Printings. 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 American 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

Ombres et Soleil / Shadows of the Sun; selected writings of 1917 - 1952

By Paul Eluard; Cicely Buckley (translator)

Durham, New Hampshire: Oyster River Press, 2016. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo 8 1/2" tall, 123 pages, trade paperback. A fine, clean, neat paperback with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white. Contains inserts and letters from the author (first name signed).

$9.50

The New York Review of Books: Volume XXIII, Number 9; May 27, 1976; How the CIA is Winning (Stone); Banks: the coming crisis (Rothschile; etc.

By Robert B. Silvers, Barbara Epstein, editors; I.F. Stone, Emma Rothschild, Irvin Ehrenpreis, Charles Rycroft, Helen Muchnic, Roger Sale, Frances Sale, et al.

New York, New York: The New York Review of Books, 1966. First edition. Tabloid--unbound. Very good. Single original issue. Folio, 15" tall, 32 pages on tabloid newsprint, unbound self-wraps A verygood, generally clean and neat soft cover periodical with moderate shelf wear, paper clean, and moderately yellowed, with a few edge tears. and the original subscriber label on the cover sheet.

$9.50

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. Reprint. 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. Early Printing. 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

Selected Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Oxford World's Classics, (CLXXXVII) 187.

By Percy Bysshe Shelley,

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1929. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, viii + 479 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Lacking 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

The Portable Conrad. The only one-volume edition containing a full selection of poems, critical essays, political writings and letters.

By Joseph Conrad; Morton Dauwen Zabel (editor)

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1950. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Sextodecimo, 6 3/4 " tall, 760 pages, light blue/dark blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover with moderate shelf wear over all, rubbing at the fore-corner tips and spine edges top and bottom, spine cloth lightly faded; hinges and binding solid, paper slightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Collected Poems 1909- 1962 : Prufrock and other observations ; Poems; The Waste Land; The Hollow Men; Ash Wednesday; Ariel Poems; Unfinished Poems; Minor Poems; Choruses from'The Rock'; Four Quartets: Burnt Norton etc.; Occasional Verses
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Collected Poems 1909- 1962 : Prufrock and other observations ; Poems; The Waste Land; The Hollow Men; Ash Wednesday; Ariel Poems; Unfinished Poems; Minor Poems; Choruses from'The Rock'; Four Quartets: Burnt Norton etc.; Occasional Verses

By T. S. Eliot [Thomas Stearns Eliot]

New York, New York: Harcourt , 1991. Later printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 221 pages, maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight fraying with the spine cloth at top and bottom edges, cloth color fading at the margins; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, endpaper moderately yellowed with a penned inscription from a previous owner. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Edmund Spenser : a life
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Edmund Spenser : a life

By Andrew Hadfield

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall; xxi + 624 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat soft cover with little shelf wear ; binding tight, paper white.

$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

Frost: A Literary Life Reconsidered. [Robert Frost]

By William H. Pritchard

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very good/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xix + 286 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minorexterior shelf wear ; hinges and binding solid, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$8.50

The Old Glory; Three Plays: Endecott and the Red Cross; My Kinsman, Major Molineux; and Benito Cereno

By Robert Lowell; introduction by Robert Brustein; notes by Jonathan Miller

New York, New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1965. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 194 pages, black cloth. Illustrated with photographs of production. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly edgeworn dust jacket, with original price present.

$8.50

The Breaking Waves Dashed High (The Pilgrim Fathers)

By Felicia Hemans; designs by L. B. Humphrey

Boston, Massachusetts: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1883. Early Printing. 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

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman illustrated by Rockwell Kent [signed by Kent] Complete and unabgridged

By Walt Whitman; illustrated by Rockwell Kent;

New York, New York: Heritage Press / Nonesuch Press, [1936]. Limited edition. Decorative Leather. Very Good-/Very good. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Signed by Rockwell Kent on the colophon. Text reproduced from authorized 1855 edition. Includes small card broadside listing 13 Heritage titles. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xli + 527 pages, gilt titles on decorative dark green morocco leather. A very good minus, clean neat hard cover with significant rubbing to the fore-corners and most especially to the spine where the leather is showing through the color and decorations as if scrached; hinges and binding tight, paper clean and lightly yellowed. In a very good, lightly worn matching green cloth slipcase.

$150.00

Homer: The Odyssey
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Homer: The Odyssey

By Homer; translated by Robert Fagles, introduction by Bernard Knox

New York, New York: Penguin Books, 1996. Later printing. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, vi + 541 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover (apparently unread) with little shelf wear but slight color fading; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

Homer: The Odyssey
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Homer: The Odyssey

By Homer; translated by Robert Fagles, introduction by Bernard Knox

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1996. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good +/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, vi + 541 pages, stiff, illustrated endpapers, white cloth. A very good plus, clean, neat hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$12.50

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