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Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books.  Complete two volumes.
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Charlemagne, or the Church delivered : an epic poem in twenty-four books. Complete two volumes.

By Bonaparte, Lucien [Prince of Canino & Musignano ] 1775-1840.

Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad & Co., J. Maxwell Printer-I; William Fry printer-II, 1815. Translated by Rev. S. Butler (1774-1839) and the Rev. Francis Hodgson (1781-1852) from the French. First edition. 2 volumes. Rebound in Black ostrich print calf backed Dodin marbled paper boards and endpapers with matching marbled paper slip case lined with Japanese tissue paper. 12mo (15cm). pp. 285; 287, [1], 4 Ads. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued/As New. All uncut pages were soaked and restored to acid free white, dried and restitched. The process both strengthens the paper and removes foxing. Volume 1: Cantos I-XIII; Volume 2: Cantos XIII-XIV. Napoleon's younger sibling was just 24 when he conquered the world. Lucien later reigned but this is his one significant written undertaking over many years. A gift fit for a king ..

$200.00

VAGABONDS, The.
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VAGABONDS, The.

By Trowbridge J. T. (John Townsend) 1827-1916.

New York: Lee & Shepard (C.A. Alvord, Printer), 1863. Illustrated by seven sepia tint steel engravings by F.O.C. Darley (Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-88). First thus edition. originally appeared in Atlantic Monthly: yellow parchment transcript copy as appearing in volume 11 No. 65, March 1863 pp. 321 laid in. Green pattern cloth backed with burgundy cloth rebound in acid free purple Hewit cloth exposing original gilt topboard title with new acid free Italian endpapers in purple and green. Small 4to. pp. 15, [1] tail vignette. Fine/No jacket, as issued. Entire text block deacidified and restored, several fore-edge repairs. Nice gift copy of the renown tale of a homeless man and his dog Roger..

$150.00

POETRY, Elegies and Hymns. Pocket University Volume XV.
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POETRY, Elegies and Hymns. Pocket University Volume XV.

By Van Dyke, Henry, Ed.

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1925. Illustrated by frontis and several ports. Later edition. c.1905, 1922. Purple blindstamped cloth, gilt topboard emblem, t.e.g. 12mo. pp. 254. Index to first lines vol x-xv. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Dulled gilt on spine, internally fine. Anthology Arnold to Wesley..

$15.00

PARENTS KEEP OUT: Elderly Poems for Youngerly Readers (SIGNED).
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PARENTS KEEP OUT: Elderly Poems for Youngerly Readers (SIGNED).

By Nash, Ogden 1902-1971.

Boston: Little Brown, (1951). Illustrated by Barbara Corrigan jacket and line drawings. Stated 6th printing edition. (c.1937, -39, -40, -41-, 42 poems previously appearing in 8 magazines). Red cloth. Signed by author on ffep. small 8vo. pp. xiii, 137. Fine/Very Good/Unclipped price in mylar. Small jacket chip and rear closed tearLight rear jacket soil, several tiny chips along top edge..

$125.00

GOLDEN AFTERNOON. Loves After Years.

By Walker, Mrs. N. V., Compiled by.

Boston: H. H. Carter & Karrick (Marvin & Sons Printers), (1886). Illustrated by Head and tail vignettes, one drawing. Printed and decorated boards, cord binding. 12mo (17.5cm). pp. [31, 1 ad] . Very Good. Several small cover stains, internally near fine, no ownership. Copyrighted 35 poems from Browning, Larcom, Bayard Taylor, Hugo, Wordsworth, Holmes, Shakespeare, etc..

$25.00

MICROCOSM; or, Little World of Home, Volume II, 11/12 (Missing No. 6 March, The.
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MICROCOSM; or, Little World of Home, Volume II, 11/12 (Missing No. 6 March, The.

By Hemans, et al.

New Haven: Printed and Published by P. F. Whitmore, 1836. First edition. Half calf, ribbed cloth, gilt stamped spine. 8vo. pp. 192. Very Good. Sunned spine, light foxing throughout. Page repair page 39/40. Contains October 1835 No.1 to September 1836 No. 12, missing March 1836 No. 6 (pp. 81-96). Originally The Microcosm: a literary and religious magazine, it was published from July 1834 ending with volume 3 in October 1937. Multi-contributor with only authors noted in scanned contents: Miss Jewsbury (Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury 1812-80), Dr. Nevins (William Nevins 179-1835), Miss Linnard (Anna Jane Linnard 1800-33), Mrs. Hemans (Felicia Dorothea Hemans 1793-1835)..

$30.00

MEMENTO: A Gift of Friendship, The.
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MEMENTO: A Gift of Friendship, The.

By Everest, C. W. [Rev. Charles William], Ed 1814-77.

New York: Buckland & Sumner, 1849. Illustrated by Double steel engraved frontis with tissue guard and 2 engravings. Later printing of Second edition. c.1844. Green embossed cloth, gilt print & decoration, black page borders, a.e.g. 8vo. pp. 288. Very Good. Cap and corner wear, foxing starting. (Thompson pp. 139). Nice period pencil gift inscription. Popular period writers of shorts and poetry..

$60.00

Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight.
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Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight.

By Thorpe, Rosa (sic, Rose) Hartwick 1850-1939.

London: John Walker & Co, n.d. (ca.1880s). Illustrated by sepia author drawings throughout. unspecified edition. c.1867. Brown pebble leather, brown eps, rounded corners, aeg. Square 8vo. pp. [28]. Very Good/In mylar protector. Front hinge starting. The poem written by a Michigan sixteen year old which inspired a play, three silent films, a TV show episode, sheet music, songs, a book about the poem and other poems. Author's first name is misspelled Rosa throughout various editions..

$30.00

PAYS SUR LE SABLE, Les.

By Gourmont, Remy de 1858-1915.

Paris: SociŽtŽ littŽraire de France, 1919. Illustrated by Alexandre Noll (1890-1970) vignettes. Card wraps, uncut. 14,5x11,5cm. pp. 60, [4] colophon. Near Fine/In like glassine jacket..

$35.00

Monument Rose, Poems, The.
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Monument Rose, Poems, The.

By Garrigue, Jean 1914-72.

New York: The Noonday Press, 1953. First Separate edition. Several poems previously appearing in Botteghe Oscure, Kenyon Review, Poetry, The Nation, A Magazine of Verse, Wake, Quarterly Review of Literature. Peach cloth. 8vo. pp. 58. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Trace edgewear and fore-edge stain, no ownership..

$30.00

CULPRIT FAY, The.
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CULPRIT FAY, The.

By Drake, Joseph Rodman, 1795-1820.

New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1860. Illustrated by woodcut vignettes. Reprint thus edition. c.1835 George Dearborn...c.1859. Original brown blind-stamped cloth and brown endpapers. Small 8vo. pp. 62, [4], 6 ads. Good/No jacket, as issued. Cap, corner and board wear, chip and repaired edge to endpapers, overall toning, ink squiggle to ad page bottom. Composed in 2-3 days in the summer 1819 while strolling with friends in the moonlight. (see BAL 4834)..

$35.00

HELIODORA AND OTHER POEMS.
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HELIODORA AND OTHER POEMS.

By H. D. [Doolittle, Hilda] 1886-1961.

London: Jonathan Cape (Butler & Tanner), (1924). First separate edition. Original cloth backed decorated brown cloth with paper spine title, uncut. 8vo (19.5cm). pp. 127, [3] blank. Very Good/Lacks jacket. Cap fray, slightly sunned spine with small chip to paper spine title. Friend of Ezra Pound, Literary Editor of Egoist journal, wife of poet Richard Aldington (killed in WWI), patient and friend of Sigmund Freud, later bisexual poetess (early champion of gay and lesbian movements)..

$50.00

GREATEST OF THESE, The.
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GREATEST OF THESE, The.

By Thurman, Howard 1899-1981.

Mills College, CA: Eucalyptus Press, October 1944. First separate edition. First book. Cream cloth backed blue paper boards, silver top, uncut. 8vo. pp. ix, [1], . Very Good+/Lacks jacket. Minor board wear and soil with removed price sticker, internally fine. Copy and signature of Katharine H. Paton ffep. Author of 21 books, theologian, civil rights leader inspiring Dr. Martin Luther King, Dean of Chapel at both Howard and Boston Universities..

$75.00

ARV; Tidskrift fšr Nordisk Folkminnesforskning: Journal of Scandinavian Folklore. Vol. 21, 1965: Bitit hefir nidit rikari menn...by Einar Ol. Sveinsson (Reykjavik)...Bo Almqvist.
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ARV; Tidskrift fšr Nordisk Folkminnesforskning: Journal of Scandinavian Folklore. Vol. 21, 1965: Bitit hefir nidit rikari menn...by Einar Ol. Sveinsson (Reykjavik)...Bo Almqvist.

By Sveinsson, Einar Ol. (Olafur) 1899-1984.

Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri AB, 1965. Edited by Dag Stromback. First edition. Stapled wraps, printed green cover. Inscribed by "Ch. E. White, vinsamlegast, EOS July 15. 1970". 8vo. pp. 52. Near Fine. Traces of cover wear, internally fine. Address in defense of the doctural thesis of Bo Almqvist on February 20, 1965 at the University of Uppsala. Text in English. Bo Almqvist: Norron niddiktning, traditionshistoriska studier i versmagi I. Nid not furstar. Uppsala 1965. [Nordiska texter och undersokningar, 21.]..

$30.00

WANDERER UBER DIE WEITE, Gedichte II.
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WANDERER UBER DIE WEITE, Gedichte II.

By Thurnau, Johannes.

Berlin: Burgert Handpresse, 1985. Illustrated by cover and 3 woodblock prints by H. J. Bungert. Limited edition. 25/200. Self extended cord wraps. Thin 4to (32x16cm). pp. 16. Near Fine. Minor wear..

$50.00

Varsli vo Barge-n-und Tal.
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Varsli vo Barge-n-und Tal.

By Walder, Gobi.

Zurich: Self published, 1927. First edition. blue illustrated wraps, ribbon design. Signed by author. 24mo. pp. 70, [1] ad. Very Good+/No jacket, as issued/In mylar protector..

$30.00

TOD ABELS In Funf Gesangen, Der.
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TOD ABELS In Funf Gesangen, Der.

By Gessner, Salomon 1730-88.

Zurich: Gessnerschen Buchhandlung, 1823. Later edition. Marbled paper covered boards, leather title. 16mo. pp. 144. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Edgewear, title rubbed, previous owner stamp, internally near fine..

$100.00

POEMS, First Series.
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POEMS, First Series.

By Van Allen, G. R.

New York: Privately published, 1936. First edition. Red pattern cloth, tie-dyed endpapers by Conrad Bailer NYC, card covers bound in. Signed by author in pen on half-title. 16mo. pp. viii, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 2 ads. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Cap and corner wear, internally fine (one slightly trimmed). Contents with original covers bound in: Ten Poems, Ten More 1935, Sonnets, Ballads, John Ross, Number Eight, Thee and Me, Symphony..

$35.00

TO GREET A FRIEND.
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TO GREET A FRIEND.

By Weatherly, Fred E. 1848-1929, Charles Kingsley 1819-75, Clifton Bingham 1859-1913, Helen F. Wood.

London/New York: Ernest Nister/E.P. Dutton, n.d. [ca.1890's]. Illustrated by color cover in acorns and leaves embellished with glitter, 8 full page lithographs and one title page line drawing. Illustrated sewn card cover with decorative cut edge, aeg, thick paper issue. Square 16mo (16.8x14.3cm). pp. [16]. Very Good+. Light cover soil and toning to rear, internally near fine. Contents: To Greet a Friend, It all Depends, The Golden Path, Maud Muller, Clear and Cool, Strong and Free, The Songs the Children Sing, Farmer Will, Old Friends. Early greeting card format gift book. Weatherly wrote the lyrics to "Danny Boy" (and about 3,000 other songs), and joined by a trio of Victorian lyricists..

$50.00

Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke. To which is added The Universal Prayer, An.
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Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke. To which is added The Universal Prayer, An.

By Pope, Alexander 1688-1744.

Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus, 1824. Later edition. c.1733. Blue paper boards with tan paper backing. 16mo. pp. [iv] blank ix, 10-67, [5] blank. Good. Spine tears and light soil to covers, foxed endpapers and light foxing throughout. Work begun in 1729, finishing the first 3 by 1731, appearing anonymously in 1733 with the fourth in 1734. Moral essay written in heroic couplets. "Pope says that man has learnt about Nature and God's creation by using science; science has given man power but man intoxicated by this power thinks that he is "imitating God". Pope uses the word "fool" to show how little he (man) knows in spite of the progress made by science."..

$50.00

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