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GREETINGS FROM LONGFELLOW.

by Longfellow Henry Wadsworth 1807-82.

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New York: Cupples & Leon Co, 1907. Illustrated by Title and 7 color lithographs (4 flowers, 1 ship, 3 with women). First thus edition. illustrated paper boards, thick paper issue, new end papers. 12mo. pp. [16]. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Reinforced spine, covers slightly mottled and some edgewear, internally near fine. Contents: Sail on oh Ship of State, Something… Read more
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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.

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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.… Read more
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VAGABONDS, The.

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

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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… Read more
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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..
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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..… Read more
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GOLDEN AFTERNOON. Loves After Years.

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

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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..
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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… Read more
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MEMENTO: A Gift of Friendship, The.

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

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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… Read more
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Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight.

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

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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… Read more
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PAYS SUR LE SABLE, Les.

by Gourmont, Remy de 1858-1915.

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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..
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Monument Rose, Poems, The.

by Garrigue, Jean 1914-72.

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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..
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CULPRIT FAY, The.

by Drake, Joseph Rodman, 1795-1820.

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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… Read more
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HELIODORA AND OTHER POEMS.

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

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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), … Read more
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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… Read more
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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..
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Varsli vo Barge-n-und Tal.

by Walder, Gobi.

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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..
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TOD ABELS In Funf Gesangen, Der.

by Gessner, Salomon 1730-88.

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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..
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POEMS, First Series.

by Van Allen, G. R.

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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:… Read more
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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.

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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… Read more
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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… Read more
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