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Posthumous Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1824
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$4,500.00

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London: Printed for John and Henry L. Hunt, 1824. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition. xi, [iii], 415, [1] pp. bound with the errata leaf. Later green calf gilt, smooth spine gilt, brown decorative morocco lettering-pieces gilt, all edges gilt, blue marbled endpapers, stamp-signed by Zaehnsdorf for A. C. McClurg. Near Fine with slightly sunned spine, some minor… Read more
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It Catches My Heart in its Hands

by Bukowski, Charles

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1963
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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New Orleans: Loujon Press, 1963. First Edition. Softcover. About Fine. First edition, first printing. One of 777 unnumbered copies, signed by Charles Bukowski in silver paint pen and dated 2-18-64. Multi-colored letterpressed sheets bound into stiff white wrappers, in decorated cork lined wrap-around dust jacket. About Fine, with touches of wear at the extremities and light bumping to… Read more
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It Catches My Heart in its Hands

by Bukowski, Charles

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,850.00

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New Orleans: Loujon Press, 1963. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. One of 777 unnumbered copies, signed by Charles Bukowski in yellow paint and dated 8-3-63, with a full page inscription and a doodle. Multi-colored letterpressed sheets bound into stiff white wrappers, in decorated cork lined wrap-around dust jacket. Near Fine, with wear to the… Read more
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$1,850.00
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The Goblin Market

by Rossetti, Christina

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1862
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,200.00

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London and Cambridge: Macmillan & Co, 1862. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original dark blue ribbed cloth with upper board and spine decorated in gilt, and lower board decorated in blind. Near Fine with light lean to binding, light rubbing to cloth and softening to corners; tissue guard at frontis merely laid… Read more
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$4,200.00
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The Tower

by Yeats, W. B. [William Butler]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1928
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$900.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First Edition. Near Fine. First American edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green cloth elaborately stamped in gilt with design by Thomas Sturge Moore. Near Fine with uneven fading to cloth mostly at edges. Pages lightly toned and with a light storage odor. Light foxing to bottom textblock edge. A lovely copy.… Read more
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$900.00
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Conflict

by Soutar, William

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1931
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1931. First Edition. Signed by William Soutar on title page, hand dated March 24th of 1931. xii, 41 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with paper spine label. First edition. Near Fine in Good dust jacket, chipped at extremities. An uncommon signed work by the Scottish modernist poet.
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$400.00
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Sappho and the Island of Lesbos

by Patrick, Mary Mills

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1912. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition. (States "First published 1912" on copyright page.) xvi, 180 pp. with 26 b/w photos. Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ with very bright gilt, hint of sunning to spine, edges foxed, former owner's name written and stamped on front free endpaper. Piece of… Read more
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$500.00
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Twelve Moons

by Oliver, Mary

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First paperback edition
Item Price
$225.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1979. First paperback edition. Near Fine. First edition, paperback issue. (Simultaneous with the hardcover issue.) xiv, 77 pp. Wraps. Near Fine with a little toning to spine, nice shape overall. The late American poet's fourth book.
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$225.00
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Poems of Emma Lazarus (Narrative, Lyric, and Dramatic & Jewish Poems: Translations)

by Lazarus, Emma

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1889
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1889. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition. vi, 342; 257 pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine lettering, top edges gilt. Two volumes. Near Fine with light foxing to edges and endpapers, hint of foxing to cloth; very attractive, clean volumes. Rare in commerce. A posthumous collection by the Jewish American… Read more
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$800.00
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The Lords and The New Creatures

by Morrison, Jim

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Trade Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. First Trade Edition. Fine/Fine. First trade edition. 141 pp. Purple cloth gilt and metallic purple lettering. Fine in an unfaded, unclipped Fine dust jacket. An excellent copy. The Doors singer's only book published during his own lifetime, a collection of mystical poems with a recurring cinema motif. As the… Read more
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$500.00
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New Hampshire

by Frost, Robert

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1923
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,750.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Limited issue; number 236 of 350 copies signed by Robert Frost. Bound in publisher's black cloth stamped in gilt, lacking the dust jacket. Near Fine with light fading to spine cloth and light wear to spine ends and corners. Faint staining to cloth… Read more
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$1,750.00
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Hustlers Convention

by Lightnin' Rod

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$550.00

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New York: Harmony Books, 1973. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original pictorial wraps. Very Good or better with light rubbing to wraps and a light bump to the center of the fore edge affecting margins throughout. A narrative poetry book adapted from Lightnin' Rod's album of the same title, telling the story… Read more
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$550.00
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Trees and Other Poems

by Kilmer, Joyce

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1920
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$175.00

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1920. Fine/Very Good. Early printing but not first with "Printed in the United States of America" on copyright page. 75 pp. Publisher's brown cloth ruled in blind with title labels on front and spine. Fine in Very Good dust jacket with some closed tears and creases, sunning to spine. The bestselling poetry… Read more
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$175.00
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95 Poems [Ninety Five]

by Cummings, E. E.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Trade Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1958. First Trade Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First trade edition, first printing. [xii], [100] pp. Bound in publisher's decorated paper covered boards over black cloth spine lettered in brown. Near Fine with worn tips in a Very Good lightly worn dust jacket, corner chip to back panel, rubbed, unclipped ($4.00). The last… Read more
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$600.00
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Little Odes: Jan - March 1961

by McClure, Michael

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Poets Press, 1968. First Edition. Fine. First edition, signed by Michael McClure, copy #38 of 150. Stapled blue wraps. Fine.
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The Divine Enchantment: A Mystical Poem

by Neihardt, John G.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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New York: James T. White & Co, 1900. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition. Signed by John G. Neihardt on front free endpaper, warmly inscribed to author and authority on Japanese prints Louis V. Ledoux, dated January 1906. Ledoux's bookplate on paste down.Three author's holograph corrections to text, plus his note on title page, "written in 1898," i.e.… Read more
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Geography III

by Bishop, Elizabeth

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,000.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Elizabeth Bishop and inscribed to a former owner on the title page. Bound in publisher's original brown cloth with spine lettered in gilt, Fine, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket which is faintly soiled and faintly shelf-worn. A fantastic copy,… Read more
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$3,000.00
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The Compleat Angler

by Walton, Izaak

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1688
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
Item Price
$10,000.00

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London: Printed for R. Marriot, and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his Shop London, the next door to the Crown near Sergeants-Inn in Chanery-lane, 1688. Fourth Edition. Very Good. 1688. xvi, 1-255, [1], [16]. Fourth edition. Small 8vo, meauring roughly 5.5 x 3.75 inches, with ten engravings in text and two pages of the "Angles… Read more
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Down in My Heart

by Stafford, William E.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,500.00

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Elgin, Illinois: Brethren Publishing House, 1947. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by William Stafford and inscribed to a former owner on the recto of the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original pale green cloth stamped in gilt, Near Fine with light fading to cloth, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with… Read more
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$3,500.00
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The Singing Knives

by Stanford, Frank

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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Seattle: The Mill Mountain Press, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First edition. 56 pp. with uncredited portrait at front and brief bio at rear. Navy wraps with black and pink designs. Very Good with small tear at head, sunning along top edge, corners bumped, former owner's name written on half title page, tiny stain to half title… Read more
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$2,500.00