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When Malindy Sings

by Dunbar, Paul Laurence

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1904
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1904. 8vo, 144 pages. Original brown cloth binding with green, red, cream and gilt floral and lattice panel, gilt lettering, motif repeated on spine in green and red, top edge gilt, untrimmed, signed by the designer: M.A. [ Margaret Armstrong]. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. Very Near Fine,… Read more
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{American Fine Binding} An Erring Woman's Love

by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (1850-1919); Illustrated by Louise Mears and W. P. Hooper

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Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1892. First Edition, 1892. 157 pp., 8vo, the full page illustrations are unpaginated. In publisher's black cloth with decorations in gilt, silver, and white, featuring two angels, white moire silk end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs at spine ends and corners.RARE in such lovely condition, the gilt and silver bright, the moire… Read more
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Collected Poems of Robert Frost (SIGNED)

by Frost, Robert

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Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$750.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1939. Stated First Printing, SIGNED AND DATED BY AUTHOR in year of publication at second front end page "1939 Robert Frost". 8vo, publisher's original cloth, frontispiece photograph of Robert Frost by Doris Ulmann. Very Good Plus, lacking the dust jacket, spine a bit toned, prior owner name front end page. Internally clean and bright.… Read more
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The Female of the Species; A Study in Natural History

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1912. First separate edition in book form. Nine leaves, printed on one side only, ruled in green decorative border throughout. Oblong 12 mo, 4 3/8" h x 6 1/2" w, string-tied. Very Good, boards a bit soiled, some toning to end pages only, slight ripples in paper covering rear board. Binding sound and… Read more
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Sir Charles Sedley, Collected and Edited From the Old Edition (Two Volumes)

by De Sola Pinto, V.

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Published
1928
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Near Fine
Edition
New Edition
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London: Constable and Company, 1928. Two volumes in publisher's original black cloth, gilt lettering at spines. top edges gilt, the bookplates of The Pacific-Union Club of San Francisco. Near Fine, no jackets, top corners bumped Vol. I. Each volume with engraved frontispiece portrait and with one additional engraved portrait. A rather uncommon title, this a quite handsome set. . New… Read more
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The Works of Horace In English Verse. By Several Hands. Collected and Published by Mr. Duncombe with Notes Historical and Critical. Two Volumes

by Horace; Edited and in part translated by William Duncombe, assisted by his son, John Duncombe.

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Published
1757
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley , 1757. SCARCE edition. Two volumes in early 19th c. half vellum over marbled boards, black morocco labels back, marbled end papers. The bookplates of Lord Hamilton Chichester and another later bookplate (unknown). Later inked prior owner inscription front end page Vol. I, small bookseller's ticket rear paste down. Very Good, boards rubbed,… Read more
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Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera. Two Volumes

by Horace

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Published
1749
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Sandby Edition
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$800.00

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Londini : [prostant apud Gul. Sandby in vico dicto Fleetstreet., 1749. SCARCE early edition, much favored for its engravings Title-pages in red and black (both with large engraved portrait of Horace), vi, [4], 156, 157-396. Typis Jacobi Bettenham, Aug. 10, 1749. Variant: the list of plates following the dedication is printed on two leaves. With engraved frontispiece Vol. I of… Read more
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John Brown's Body

by Benet, Stephen Vincent; with Drawings by James Daugherty

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Illustrated Edition
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at Dedication Page, and uncommon thus. First Printing of the Illustrated Edition. Very Good, hinge starting at half-title page, author's note one page only with neat underlining in red ink. In about Very Good dust wrapper, old internal tape mends, chipping along edges and folds, spine darkened, still more… Read more
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

by Dante Alighieri; Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Very Good Plus
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Uniform Edition
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$250.00

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London: George Routledge & Sons No Date, published circa 1888 according to gift inscription front end page. Bound in full vellum, the back and covers intricately gilt and with gilt and red rules, patterned cloth end papers, edges dyed red. Bookplate of Charles Irving Avery and Lillias Pomeroy Avery, parents of Janet Pomeroy Avery, the wife of U.S. Secretary of… Read more
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Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Fine Binding)

by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett; Selected and Arranged by Robert Browning

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co., 1893. A lovely example of late 19th century fine American binding. Bound in half white and half baby blue linen, inticately tooled in gilt front cover and spine, patterned floral end papers, top edge gilt. Illustrated. Very Good Plus, small chips at top edge front end paper, light soiling to linen covers. prior… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior in Three Volumes, with the Life of the Author

by Prior, Matthew

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Published
1784
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Bell's Second Edition
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$300.00

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Edinburg : At the Apollo Press, By the Martins , 1784. Three volumes in contemporary bindings of full tree calf. Spines ruled and decorated in gilt. Red and black morocco labels, gilt. Marbled end papers, ribbon markers, the red leather labels of G. Welsford at paste downs. With a portrait and an extra engraved title page in each volume. The… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham

by Waller, Edmund; Denham, Sir John; with Memoir and Critical Dissertation by Rev. George Gilfillan

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Published
1857
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1857. Bound in contemporary full green morocco, the back intricately tooled in gilt with red morocco label, end papers and edges marbled. With presentation inscription "Edward M. Hennicker-Major with the best wishes of his friend George Wyndham Kennion on his leaving Eton Easter, 1864". Near Fine, moderate toning at end papers only, . First Edition. Morocco. Near… Read more
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, by Several Hands

by Dodsley, Robert, editor)

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Published
1758
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$500.00

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London: Printed by J. Hughs , for R. And J. Dodsley , 1758. Fifth Edition, 1758. Six volumes, (4), 335; (4), 336; (4), 350; (4), 360, (1, engraved music); (4), 336; 336 pp. With an engraved vignette repeated on each title page, an engraved headpiece to each volume, and two engraved tailpieces. Bound in contemporary calf, Very Good,… Read more
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrics in the English Language; Second Series

by Palgrave, Francis T(urner)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1897
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Dodge Publishing Co., 1897. A lovely example of turn of the century fine binding, publisher's gilt tooled dark brown cloth with ornate decorations including bunches of grapes, with frontispiece illustration continuing the theme with Bacchus playing a harp. Near Fine, very light rubbing to cloth at edges, light foxing at rear end pages, small prior owner name bottom… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser . In Five Volumes

by Spenser, Edmund

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Published
1852
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$450.00

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London: William Pickering, 1852. Five volumes in contemporary pebbled brown morocco, gilt lettering, tooled in blind, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Near Fine, light rubibing, light toning at end pages occasional scattered toning. A well-bound set. . . Later Edition. Pebbled Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Complete Works of Thomas Shadwell (Five Volumes)

by Shadwell, Thomas; Edited by Montague Summers

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Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$325.00

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London: The Fortune Press, 1927. #503 of 1200 copies printed on machine-made paper. Near Fine in original tangerine buckram, gilt lettering, corner bumps. A quite handsome set. An oversize set that will require added postage for priority and international mail- please inquire. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift. In Three Volumes

by Swift, Jonathan

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: William Pickering, 1853. Three volumes in contemporary signed Edmonston & Douglas binding. Crushed dark brown morocco, all edges gilt, the period bookplates of Thos. A Mathieson. Very Good, wear at joints and edges, frontispiece portrait in Vol. I stained. small chips at bottom edge Vol. III, . First Edition. Crushed Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo -… Read more
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The Roman Poets of the Republic

by Sellar, W. Y.

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1881
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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England: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1881. In signed fine binding of full tree calf, "Bound by Baker & Son, Clifton". With crest of Clifton College tooled in gilt front cover and Clifton College award bookplate front paste down, dated July 25, 1882 "A Williams Class Prize" and signed by the Head Master. The back intricately tooled in gilt… Read more
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Sheridan and His Times.( Richard Brinsley Sheridan ). in Two Volumes

by By an Octogenarian ( William Earle )

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Published
1859
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: J. F. Hope , 1859. Two volumes in contemporary fine binding of half pebbled green morocco over marbled boards, the backs intricately tooled in gilt, marbled end papers and edges. The binders ticket of H. Sotheran front paste down Vol. I. Very Good Plus, small stains bottom edge front end papers Vol. I, light rubbing at corners, A quite… Read more
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The Works of Thomas Middleton. In Eight Volumes

by Bullen, A. H (Editor). Middleton, Thomas

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$450.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885. English Jacobean poet and playwright, (1580-1627). One of 350 copies printed and the type distributed. Eight volumes in publisher's cloth, gilt lettering at spines, brown endpapers, bookplates of Mary Rebecca Thayer, dated 1919, who was a professor of English at the College of Wooster. Very Good set, Vols. I and VI with hinges cracked yet… Read more
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