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VITA NUOVA (The New Life, La.

by Alighieri, Dante 1265-1321.

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Coventry: George G. Harrap (Cheylesmore Presse), n.d.[1916]. Translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82) from the Italian [1861], (brother of Christina, 1830-94). Illustrated by Evelyn Paul (1883-1963): colored half and title pages, 8 color plates, 8 tipped-in color illustrations, multiple text illustrations (some 1-3 colors), vignettes and first letter illuminations. Music "ditty" by Alfred Mercer pp. 38-42. First thus edition. c.1295… Read more about this item
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William Blake's Water-colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray. A Facsimile with Introduction and Commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes KT.
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William Blake's Water-colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray. A Facsimile with Introduction and Commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes KT.

by Blake, William.

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London: The Trion Press for the William Blake Trust, 1972. Illustrated by collotype and hand-stencil color reproduced from copperplate and 3 overprintings on Arches pure rag paper (collated). 1/518 copies: No.481 in the 100 copies numbered 389-488 reserved for Mr. Paul Mellon [from the Smith College Collection]. (Numbered preliminaries below) and 116 Unsewn Folio signatures housed in a quarter morocco… Read more about this item
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PEER GYNT, A Dramatic Poem Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

by Ibsen, Henrik.

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott (Printed in Britain), [1936]. Illustrated by Titled tissue frontis and 11 title tissued plates, endpapers and chapter vignettes. First American edition. Orange linen, gilt print spine, and topboard illustration. 4to. pp. 256, [1] blank, [1] colophon. VG/Lacks jacket. Sunned spine, internally near fine, no ownership. Caps archivally reinforced in-house. Introduction and translation by R. Farquharson Sharp.… Read more about this item
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PEER GYNT, A Dramatic Poem Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

by Ibsen, Henrik.

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London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, (1936). Illustrated by Titled tissue frontis and 11 title tissued plates, endpapers and chapter vignettes. First FPu(y) edition. Copper linen, gilt print spine, and topboard illustration. 4to. pp. 256, [1] blank, [1] colophon. VG/No jacket, as issued. Archival in-house cap and joint repairs, internally near fine, no ownership. Introduction and translation by R.… Read more about this item
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Deserted Village, Artist Edition, The.
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Deserted Village, Artist Edition, The.

by Goldsmith, Oliver 1728-74.

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1891. Illustrated by Frontis and five M. M. Taylor tissue guarded etchings. later thus edition. c.1887 thus. Topboard illustration recessed in new acid free laminated cover binding by Karen Thompson Bullock Binder using Dodin marbled paper boards over split gutters Japanese threaded with waxed cotton, a.e.g. Cr.4to. pp. 24. Near Fine. Two tissues omitted. "Sweet Auburn,… Read more about this item
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BRIGHTER GARDEN, A.

BRIGHTER GARDEN, A.

by Dickenson, Emily, and Tasha Tudor illustrator.

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New York: Philomel (Div. of Putnam & Grosset Group), (1990). Edited by Karen Ackerman, Introduction and poetry collected by. Illustrated by color jacket, illustrations throughout. First thus (& stated 1st impression) edition. Cloth backed green paper boards and marking ribbon. Square 4to. pp. 63, [1] blank. Near Fine/In like jacket/Clipped price in clear archival cover. Trace wear, ribbon a bit… Read more about this item
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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.

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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-house by Karen Thompson Bullock in Black ostrich print calf backed Dodin marbled paper boards and endpapers with matching marbled paper slip case lined with Japanese… Read more about this item
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VAGABONDS, The.
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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-house by KTB in… Read more about this item
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POETRY, Elegies and Hymns. Pocket University Volume XV.

POETRY, Elegies and Hymns. Pocket University Volume XV.

by Van Dyke, Henry, Ed.

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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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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.

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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 clear archival cover. Small jacket chip and rear closed tearLight rear jacket soil, several tiny chips along… Read more about this item
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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.

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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. VG. 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… Read more about this item
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MEMENTO: A Gift of Friendship, The.

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. VG. Cap and corner wear, foxing starting. (Thompson pp. 139). Nice period pencil gift inscription. Popular period writers of shorts and… Read more about this item
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Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight.

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]. VG/In clear archival cover. 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 about this item
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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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CULPRIT FAY, The.

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 about this item
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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.

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.

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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 about this item
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WANDERER UBER DIE WEITE, Gedichte II.

WANDERER UBER DIE WEITE, Gedichte II.

by Thurnau, Johannes.

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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.

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. VG/No jacket, as issued/In clear archival cover..
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TOD ABELS In Funf Gesangen, Der.

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. VG/No jacket, as issued. Edgewear, title rubbed, previous owner stamp, internally near fine..
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POEMS, First Series.

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. VG/No jacket, as issued. Cap and corner wear, internally fine (one slightly trimmed). Contents with original covers bound in: Ten… Read more about this item
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