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cover of The Blue Poetry Book (Large Paper Copy)

The Blue Poetry Book (Large Paper Copy)

by Lang, Andrew (Editor); with Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford and Lancelot Speed

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$600.00

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London and New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1891. # 15 of 150 copies printed. Original quarter white parchment over grey paper covered boards, five raised bands and title at spine printed in blue, Very Good, spine browned and with two small stains, joints starting to open yet still holding well, corners rubbed, end pages toned, prior owner gift… Read more
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cover of FLORA; A Book of Drawings

FLORA; A Book of Drawings

by Bianco, Pamela; with Verses by Walter de la Mare

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Published
1919
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1919. Near Fine, small corner bumps and small creasesat spine ends, small contemporary prior owner name in pencil front end page, in a Very Good dust jacket, old external tape mends at spine ends. The lovely drawings of a 12 year old girl, Pamela Bianco, accompanied by the poems that Walter de la Mare was inspired by… Read more
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cover of The Veil and Other Poems

The Veil and Other Poems

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$150.00

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London: Constable and Company, 1921. #180 of 250 copies SIGNED BY AUTHOR at limitation page. Very Good Plus, spine darkened, foxing to cloth, top corners small bumps, end papers uniformly toned, the bookplate of Richard A. Bagley front pastedown. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. Quarter Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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cover of The Sunken Garden and Other Poems

The Sunken Garden and Other Poems

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1917
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$175.00

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Westminster, England: The Beaumont Press , 1917. The 2nd book issued at the Beaumont Press of Cyril William Beaumont, the typography and binding arranged by him. The binding by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe of quarter grey buckram over patterned paper-covered boards, overall Near Fine, the paper label at spine dulled and darkened. #127 of 250 copies on handmade paper,… Read more
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cover of Come Hither; A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages. (Two Volumes)

Come Hither; A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages. (Two Volumes)

by de la Mare, Walter; Embellished by Alec Buckels

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$250.00

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London: Constable and Company, 1923. #276 of 350 numbered and SIGNED copies. Two volumes bound in gray paper-covered boards, light tan buckram back with brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. Very Good Plus, spines and labels at spines darkened. A quite handsome set and rather uncommon in current commerce. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Limited… Read more
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cover of Memory and other Poems (J.B. Priestley's Copy)

Memory and other Poems (J.B. Priestley's Copy)

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1938
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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London: Constable and Company, 1938. From the collection of author J. B. Priestley, with his bookplate at front paste down. Near Fine, slight spine lean, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, spine a tone darkened, small chips at head of spine. Priestley was a contributor to Tribute to Walter de la Mare on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday.. First Edition. Cloth.… Read more
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cover of Her Foot in My Hand

Her Foot in My Hand

by Forrest, Bernard

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Press of the Pegacycle Lady, 1972. #46 of 50 copies SIGNED BY AUTHOR, each with an original watercolor tipped at frontis. Fine in original quarter cloth over marbled boards, one corner of the spine label just starting to curl. "Another early Pegacycle Lady effort was a book of poems by the local poet and eccentric Bernard Forrest.… Read more
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cover of Printing Poetry; A Workbook in Typographic Reification

Printing Poetry; A Workbook in Typographic Reification

by Burke, Clifford; Foreword by William Everson

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited First Edition
ISBN
9780912962016
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$350.00

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San Francisco: Scarab Press, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -"for Gary Steigerwald in the middle of America. Clifford Burke". Prospectus for the book laid in, along with 2 bookmarks of handmade paper SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR -"for the love of the art of the book Clifford". Also laid in a broadside poem, 6" x 12… Read more
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cover of (Presentation Copy)  Quilting (with 7th Poem and Prospectus laid in)

(Presentation Copy) Quilting (with 7th Poem and Prospectus laid in)

by Low, Denise

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$150.00

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Lawrence, Kansas: The Holiseventh Press, 1984. #18 of 183 signed and numbered copies in the edition. Illustrated by Linda Samson-Talleur, and SIGNED by her and Denise Low at limitation page. Contains limitation page and six poems, each poem printed on 1 folded sheet measuring 60 x 20 cm.; the poems with title page and colophon lie loose in box. With… Read more
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cover of For Whispers and Chants (Association Copy)

For Whispers and Chants (Association Copy)

by Zeitlin, Jake; Illustration by Valenti Angelo

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$250.00

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San Francisco: The Lantern Press, 1927. #172 of 450 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press on Ingres paper, there were an additional 50 copies, #ed 1-50, printed on Van Gelder hand made paper and signed by the author. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"For Gary, Here's to the future Jake May 20, 1976" . Association… Read more
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cover of Lilac Wind

Lilac Wind

by Poems by W. R. Johnson on a pulp painting made by Claire Van Vliet with Kathryn Clark.

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$750.00

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Brookston, IN: Twinrocker Papermill, 1983. #105 of 150 copies SIGNED by Claire Van Vliet and Kathryn Clark. Housed in clamshell case from Japan covered in dark plum cloth with pale grey silky cloth inside and purple calf label on the spine with silver lettering. Printed at The Janus Press in Newark, Vermont. The pulp painting is shaped 12" high and… Read more
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cover of Fragmenta Nova

Fragmenta Nova

by Sappho;

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$350.00

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Berkeley and Brookston: Twinrocker Papermill & The Arif Press , 1981. One of 100 copies in buckram backed handmade paper boards, edited and with critical notes by the Oxford scholar Sir Denys Page, translations by Guy Davenport, hand-coloured frontispiece by Cheryl Miller, handset and printed by Wesley B. Tanner, papers designed by Kathryn Clark, and bound by Fiona Thompson. Royal… Read more
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cover of The Complete Poems of Robert Frost. Two Volumes

The Complete Poems of Robert Frost. Two Volumes

by Frost, Robert; with a Preface by the Author, an Appreciation by Louis Untermeyer, and Wood-Engravings by Thomas W. Nason

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$1,100.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Robert Frost, ILLUSTRATOR Thomas W. Nason and the Printer Bruce Rogers at limitation page. #770 of 1500 copies printed under the direction of Rogers at The Marchbanks Press. Two volumes in dark blue cloth, Near Fine, scant rubbing at edges, lacking the slipcase. A handsome set. . SIGNED … Read more
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cover of The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

by Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton; Introduction by Dhan Gopal Murkerji, Illustrated by Willy Pogany

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$400.00

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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. No. 9 of 250 copies, SIGNED by Willy Pogany and Dhan Gopal Murkerji. Finely bound by Bennett, NY (stampsigned) in black morocco over marbled boards, the back decorated in gilt with a star and moon motif, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, Very Good Plus, light rubbing at edges. A quite handsome copy. . SIGNED.… Read more
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cover of Indiana

Indiana

by Eshleman, Clayton

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$50.00

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Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. #147 of 250 hardcover copies, SIGNED BY AUTHOR at Limitation page. Fine in Fine clear acetate jacket. Morrow & Cooney 64b. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. Decorative Paper Covered Board. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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cover of Songs of Childhood

Songs of Childhood

by de la Mare, Walter]; RAMAL, Walter

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Published
1902
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1902. The author's first book, SIGNED BY AUTHOR at title page. Original quarter vellum, gilt, blue buckram boards with gilt device front, top edge golt, frontispiece illustration from a drawing by Richard Doyle.In Fine custom clamshell case of quarter blue morocco over blue buckram in blue buckram folder. A Fine copy, prior owner name… Read more
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cover of The Boss Girl, A Christmas Story, and Other Sketches.

The Boss Girl, A Christmas Story, and Other Sketches.

by Riley, James Whitcomb

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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Indianapolis, IN: The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1886. SCARCE in current commerce in the First Edition and in any of its five States. Riley's 2nd published book. 263 pages. Illustrated blue-stamped tan cloth boards. Coated brown endpapers. First Edition, State 5, ( verso of title page changed, lacking the advertisement for "The Old Swimmin'- Hole", Russo, pp.8-11). A Very Good copy,… Read more
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cover of Les Regrets

Les Regrets

by du Bellay, Joachim

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Published
1876
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$400.00

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Paris: Isidore Liseux , 1876. Collated on the first edition, Paris 1588. SCARCE, and especially so in fine binding. Beautifully bound in later half brown morocco over speckled morocco, gilt back, top edge gilt, marbled end papers. Fine, the binding signed Y. Chobel(?). Gift inscription in French, dated 1945, at front end page. In Fine brown cloth covered custom slipcase.… Read more
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cover of Ding Dong Bell

Ding Dong Bell

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1924
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$150.00

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London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd. , 1924. No. 263 of 300 copies printed. Near Fine, toning at gutters of end papers, old seller's catalogue listing glued in at rear end page, in Near Fine dust jacket, small chips at spine ends and corners. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. Quarter Linen. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo… Read more
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cover of The Listeners and Other Poems

The Listeners and Other Poems

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1916
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1916. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at front end page and dated by him in year of publication "13-xii-16". Near Fine, spine a bit rubbed, in a Very Good glassine jacket (contemporary but not the original jacket), small chips at spine ends. One of de la Mare's earliest poetry works, originally published in England in 1912. .… Read more
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