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The Still Centre

By Spender, Stephen

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 1939. First Edition . Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 107pp. Volume slightly cocked. Light to medium wear and light soiling to cloth, with several tiny tears to cloth and a few mildly frayed areas. Gilt lettering to spine remains clear and bright. Ink-stamp and book label to front free endpaper. Text clean and binding sound. Remains a good, clean, user friendly copy

$6.00

Sonnets and Verse

By Belloc, H. (Hilaire)

London: Duckworth, 1938. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xi, 203pp. Hint of a bump to upper corner of front board with general light wear to cloth. Bookplate to front paste-down and previous owner's info. neatly inscribed in ink to front free endpaper. Minor, closed tear to fore-edge two pages. No dust-jacket. Text clean and binding sound. A good, solid copy

$8.00

The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays Throughout the Year. The Seventy-Fifth Edition

By Keble, John

Oxford: John Henry and James Parker, 1863. Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. viii, 360pp. The Seventy-Fifth Edition. Bound in full black tooled and stamped leather, with gilt lettering to spine and all edges gilt. With marker-ribbon and marbled endpapers. 12 albumen prints laid down. Bookplate of Theodore Cracraft Hope de Boothes with motto "At Spes Infracta" to front paste-down. Hope's signature and date of signing to front printer's blank. Thomas Baker bookseller label to lower front paste-down. Some general light wear to exterior and a number of other small worn through areas to covers. Gilt lettering remains clear and bright. Minor fraying to end of marker-ribbon. Mild splitting to paper over hinges, though binding remains tight. Small, dark stain to lower margins of first approximately 10 pages and last approximately 10 pages. Mild foxing. Text clean and binding sound. Still a sound, user friendly, and mostly attractive copy

$45.00

Thou Art My Strength: A Group of Five Poems on the Mass

By Engels, Norbert

St. Meinrad, Indiana: A Grail Publication St. Meinrad's Abbey, Inc, 1947. Soft cover. Good+. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 10pp. Small pamphlet. Several minor dings to extremities of volume, with a touch of wear and only light soiling to exterior. Text clean and binding sound. Still an attractive copy. RARE

$30.00

Tradition and Innovation in the Poetry of Dafydd Ap Gwilym

By Bromwich, Rachel

Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1967. Soft cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 52pp. Just light wear to exterior, with tiny, faint stains to top of front cover. Text clean and binding sound

$10.00

Flight to Hollow Mountain. The Talamadh Volume One

By Sebanc, Mark

Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1996. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ix, 412pp. Text and dust-jacket clean and bright and binding sound. A very nice copy

$8.00

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By Twain, Mark

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1917. Cloth. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xii, 450pp. Boards slightly bowed, though this is not offensive. Light wear to cloth, with a tiny frayed area to head of spine. Just a touch of soiling to exterior and mild tanning to paper. Name in ink to front free endpaper, else, no writing to text. Binding sound. Remains a good, clean, sound, user friendly copy

$6.00

The Oxford Book of Light Verse

By W. H. Auden (Editor)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938. Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xxiv, 553pp., (i). Several small bumps to extremities of volume, with light wear to cloth, and several small, faint stains and light soiling from handling, to same. Lacks front free endpaper, has a small sticker to half title-page. Text clean and binding sound. Overall, a good, clean, sound, user friendly copy

$7.00

Tales of Army Life (The World's Classics 208)

By Tolstoy, Leo

London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Cloth. Good+. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. xii, 472pp. The World's Classics 208. Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Tiny bump to lower corner of back board with only light wear to cloth. No dust-jacket. Creasing to two pages. Text clean and binding sound. Still an attractive copy

$6.00

The Trojan Horse

By MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952. Soft cover. Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. (viii), 37pp. Several minor dings to extremities of volume, with a name ink-stamped to front cover, and light soiling, some spotting, and general light wear to wrappers. Illustration to page opposite title has been reattached with clear tape. Title on half-title largely rubbed, with ownership sticker to same page. Remnants of adhesive to inside covers and dust-jacket flaps. Minor creases to extremities of a small number of pages. Text clean and binding sound

$6.00

Second Spring: A Play about Newman and Manning

By Lavery, Emmet

New York: Longmans, Green & Co, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xiv, 178pp. Only a touch of wear to covers. Several ink-stamps to interior. Minor wear and a touch of soiling to otherwise nice dust-jacket. An attractive copy

$12.00

The Iliad or, The Poem of Force

By Simone Weil. Mary McCarthy (Translator)

Place of Publication Unknown: Publisher Unknown. Soft cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 31pp. Actual date of publication unknown. Older copy, with printed pattern and paper label. Text block separated from card covers. Covers very worn, with some clear tape used for repair. Pages all remain attached to one another with original staples. Minor bumps and a few creases to extremities of a small number of pages. Text clean. Sticker to a blank page at back. A good reading copy only

$6.00

The Chesterton Review: David Jones Special Issue. Vol. XXIII, Nos. 1 & 2 February & May 1997

By Ian Boyd (Editor). W. F. Blissett (Editor (pro tem.)

Saskatoon, SK, Canada: The Chesterton Review, 1997. Soft cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. v, 256pp. Tiny bump to head of spine with some general, mild rubbing to covers. Text clean and binding tight. Remains a nice, clean, sound copy

$25.00

Canaan
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Canaan

By Hill, Geoffrey

Boston: A Mariner Book. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996. Soft cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xii, 76pp. Mild fraying to top edge of back cover. Exterior clean. A touch of tanning to pages. Text clean and binding sound

$5.00

Matthew Arnold: A Study

By Chambers, E. K.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1947. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144pp. Several tiny bumps to extremities and only minor wear to cloth, with a touch of sunning to spine. Gilt lettering to spine remains clear and bright. A very few, discreet pencil notes. Overall, a good, clean, bright copy

$8.00

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

By Poe, Edgar Allan

New York: The Heritage Press, 1941. Hardcover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xx, 36pp. Introduction by Vincent Starrett. Just minor wear and perhaps a touch of sunning to spine. Previous owner's book label and ink-stamp to front paste-down and front free endpaper, respectively. Text clean and binding sound. Originally issued with slipcase, which is not present. A nice copy

$8.00

Einmal und Oft: Erzahlungen

By Gaiser, Gerd

Munchen: Carl Hanser Verlag, 1956. Cloth. Fair/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 280pp., (vi). Very small, faint stain to lower edges of pages. Several pages detached from binding, though neatly inserted. Some general light rubbing and wear to dust-jacket, with a few short tears to extremities. Text clean. A clean and still fairly attractive reading copy

$7.00

Christmas Stories
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Christmas Stories

By Diana Secker Tesdell (Editor)

New York: Everyman's Pocket Classics / Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Second Printing . Cloth. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 395pp. Tiny bumps to upper corners of boards. Cloth clean and bright and binding tight. Text clean. Just light wear to dust-jacket. An attractive copy

$6.00

Through Advent to the Manger: A Christmas Pageant for Catholic Schools

By Veith, Henry M.

Cincinnati, Ohio: World Library of Sacred Music, 1960. Soft cover. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 48pp. Bound in original wrappers. Just a little light wear to exterior and a hint of soiling to same. Text clean and binding sound. A nice copy. SCARCE

$20.00

Messines and Other Poems

By Cammaerts, Emile

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1918. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 119pp. Translated by Tita Brand-Cammaerts. Ex-library, bound in original dark green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Tiny bumps to lower corners of boards and a few tiny wear spots to cloth. Small hole to paper over front hinge. Text clean and binding sound. A good, clean, sound, user friendly copy

$10.00

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