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The Poems of John Keats

by John Keats, Aileen Ward [editor]

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited ed
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$75.00

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Cambridge: The Limited Editions Club, 1966. Limited ed. 1/4 leather. Very Good. 27.5 x 17.5 cm. Bound in red quarter leather spine and black boards in black slipcase. Limited to 1500 copies of which is this copy 867 signed by the illustrator David Gentleman. There is dark staining to the leather spine only. Some scuffing to slipcase.
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The Great Gatsby

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
1980
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$250.00

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Limited Editions Club, 1980. Limited ed. Hardcover. Good. 22.5 x 17.5 cm. 224 pages. Limited to 2000 copies SIGNED by the illustrator, Fred Meyer, of which this is copy number 766. Soft-white Mohawk eggshelf paper. Full gray buckram stamped in black and silver with design by Deborah M. Evetts. Lacking slipcase. Toning to the spine. Dark stain to… Read more
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$250.00
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Typee

by Herman Melville, Raymond Weaver [introduction]

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Published
1935
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$75.00

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Limited Editions Club, 1935. Limited ed. Hardcover. Good. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. Octavo. Grey boards in patterned slipcase. 409pp. Limited to 1500 copies of which this is copy 159 signed by the illustrator Miguel Covarrubias. Toning to the spine, 3 small closed tears to the spine. Small stain to front cover. Ex-library copy with stickers removed from front… Read more
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L' Allegro and Il Penseroso

by John Milton

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Published
1954
Condition
Fine in Good slipcase
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Hardcover. Fine in Good slipcase. 26 x 18 cm. Green cloth in slipcase. Marble endpapers. Limited to 1780 copies of which this is copy 1122. Two titles bound as one. Scuffing and chipping to the slipcase.
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In Praise of Omar; An Address Before the Omar Khayyam Club

by John Hay

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Published
MDCCCCXIII
Condition
fine/very good
Edition
fifth edition
Item Price
$30.00

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Thomas Mosher, MDCCCCXIII. fifth edition. Wraps. fine/very good. 24mo. 15cm x 11cm. Blue wrappers. Limited to 450 copies on Van Gelder paper. In original slipcase. Edge rubbing and some separating on slipcase.
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Odes Sonnets & Lyrics of John Keats

by John Keats

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Published
1924
Condition
fine/fine/fine
Item Price
$300.00

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Maine: Thomas Mosher, 1924. Hardcover. fine/fine/fine. 12mo. (19cm x 15cm) 87pp. Limited to 450 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Bound in blue boards in original tissue jacket and titled shipcase. Some light discoloration to the jacket and light shelf wear to slipcase. A beautiful copy.
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The Turquoise Cup and The Desert

by Arthur Cosslett Smith

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Published
1903
Condition
near fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Scribners, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. near fine. Octavo. (19cm x 13cm) Color frontispiece and one plate by Maxfield Parrish. In original cloth backed paper-covered boards. In a mylar wrapper. Designed and printed under the supervision of D.B.Updike, Smith. Bibliography of The Merrymount Press 176.
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Mysteries of Winterthurn

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published
1984
Condition
fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$45.00

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Franklin Library, 1984. First edition. Full Leather. fine. Bound in full brown leather with gilt design to covers and spine. Four raised bands. Ribbon. 482pp. SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates. signed first edition.
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Travels in Arabia Deserta

by Charles M. Doughty; T.E. Lawrence

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Published
1953
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$45.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1953. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 27 x 19 cm. Quarto. 455 pages. Limited to 500 copies this being copy number 210. Middle eastern style cloth binding forming a closed case. Some rubbing to the bottom foredge.
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The Castle of Otranto; A Gothic Story

by Horace Walpole

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine in Very Good slipcase
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$50.00

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Limited Editions Club, 1975. Hard Cover. Fine in Very Good slipcase. 1/4 blue leahter. A fine copy in chipped glassine wrapper in slipcase. Limited to 2000 copies and is SIGNED by the editor. Monthly letter laid in. Two medium size gouges to the spine of the slipcase only.
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Bhagavad Gita; The Song Celestial

by Edwin Arnold [translator]; Shri Sri Prakasa [introduction]

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$125.00

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Bombay: The Limited Editions Club, 1964. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 26 x 18.5 cm. Tall octavo. 128pp is in English facing the work in Sanskrit. Bound in floral pattern linen and housed in felt lined, ribbon tied, red clam shell box. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, Y. G. Srimati this being copy 851. Clam… Read more
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The Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty & Terror of Science

by Holmes, Richard. Intro by Jenny Uglow

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Published
2015
Condition
fine/fine
Item Price
$50.00

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Folio Soceity, 2015. Hardcover. fine/fine. A fine copy in slipcase. Still in shrinkwrap.
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The Silence of Amor Prose Rhythms

by Fiona MacLeod

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1912. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 18 x 11.5 cm. 12mo. Bound in grey boards with white spine labels. Second edition limited to 950 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Some toning to spine label. A few instances of erased pencil underlining.
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Fragilia Labilia

by John Addington Symonds

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$50.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1902. Limited ed. Cardboard Covers. Very Good. 20 x 14 cm. Small octavo. 45pp. Bound in stiff grey card wrappers with floral pattern to cover as well as the title page. Limited to 450 copies printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper. In original grey slipcase and glassine envelope. Previous owner's date stamp on last… Read more
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Twenty-One (xxi) Poems

by Lionel Johnson; William Butler Yeats [selected by]

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Limited ed
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$40.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1908. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good+. 18 x 11.5 cm. 12mo. Bound in grey cloth with white labels. Limited to 950 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Previous owner's date stamp on last page and bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Light toning to spine label.
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The Roadmender

by Michael Fairless

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Published
1912
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$20.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1912. Limited ed. Limp Leather. Fine. 18 x 9.5 cm. 12mo. 124pp. Bound in green limp leather, housed in original grey slipcase and glassine envelope. Third edition printed on Van Gelder paper limited to 925 copies. Slipcase shows some shelf wear. Old World Series.
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Poetical Works The Rose Jar and The Voice in the Silence

by Thomas S. Jones Jr.

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Published
1920
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited ed
Item Price
$95.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1920. Limited ed. Hardcover. Fine. Two volume set bound in decorated boards. Housed in original glassine mailing envelopes, patterend slipcase and plain box. 18.5 x 12 cm. 12mo. 55 and 52 pages. Both are limited to 450 copies printed on Van Gelder paper. The Rose Jar is a sixth edition while The Voice… Read more
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Pygmalion and Candida

by George Bernard Shaw

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Published
1974
Condition
near fine/very good
Edition
Limited edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Connecticut: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Limited edition. Hardcover. near fine/very good. Quarto. (12" x 8") 169pp Bound in buckram cloth with pictorial cloth. Some chipping and some loss to tissue guard. This is copy #1538 of a total edition of 2000. In slipcase.
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The Black Arrow; A Tale of Two Roses

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published
1991
Condition
near fine
Edition
Collectible
Item Price
$100.00

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Connecticut: Easton Press, 1991. Collectible. Full Leather. near fine. Bound in full black leather with color plate mounted to front cover. Moire endpapers. Three raised bands. 328pp. 14 color illustrations by N.C.Wyeth. A lovely copy.
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$100.00
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The Great Gatsby

by F.Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
1991
Condition
fine
Item Price
$150.00

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Easton Press, 1991. Hardcover. fine. Bound in full red leather with gilt lettering to spine and gilt design. Five raised bands. Moire endpapers. Ribbon. Collector's notes laid in. Illustrations by Fred Meyer.
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$150.00