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Hudibras, a Poem
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Hudibras, a Poem

By Butler Samuel

London: Thomas McLean, 1819. Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes bound in red alf, gilt. Light rubbing and fading to spine, edges; an attractive pair. Illustrated with 12 handcolored engravings and each volume with a fine fore-edge painting - each painting made up of three humorous illustrations from the books. An especially nice pairing of fore-edge and book. Slight scattered foxing, offsetting. 444pp; 483pp Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Poetry. Inventory No: 046887.

$1500.00

About the House
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About the House

By Auden W.H.

London: Faber & Faber, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Chipping to jacket corners with a bit of loss - an attractive copy inscribed to writer, director Patrick Garland and signed Wystan Auden, June 1969. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046849.

$500.00

A Farewell to English
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A Farewell to English

By Hartnett Michael

Dublin: The Gallery Press, 1978. Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second, enlarged, edition. Inscribed by author on front endpaper and dated April 1980. Plain card covers with jacket - chipping at jacket corners. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046848.

$50.00

L'Achille et L'enea [with] Delle Lodi Della Poesia D'Omero et di Virginio [and] L'Ulisse di M. Lodovico Dolce
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L'Achille et L'enea [with] Delle Lodi Della Poesia D'Omero et di Virginio [and] L'Ulisse di M. Lodovico Dolce

By Dolce, Lodovico; Menechini, Andrea; Homer; Virgil

Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1572. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Later but old full vellum over wooden boards with armorial stamp of Clan Stirling, hinge starting but sound, trimmed a bit close on the bottom edge affecting the very bottom of the title pages, scattered minor foxing and browning. Three volumes in one with separate titles, the last title printed in 1573. Portrait and 55 woodcuts in text in vol one, portrait and 20 in volume 3. (28), 544pp; (44)pp; (16), 186, (2)pp; Adams, D-727; Brunet II, 790 Three poetic adaptations of the classics with lovely woodcuts throughout. The last title is the rarest and includes the satiric The Battle of the Frogs and Mice which had been attributed to Homer but is now usually assigned to a later poet. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046739.

$3500.00

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Compared with the Former Editions and Many Valuable MSS out of Which, Three Tales are added which were never before Printed
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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Compared with the Former Editions and Many Valuable MSS out of Which, Three Tales are added which were never before Printed

By Chaucer, Geoffrey; Urry, John (ed.)

London: Bernard Lintot, 1721. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good. Contemporary ruled calf, rebacked but rebacking failed and the front board cleanly detached, rear board interior joint weak but attached and sound. Old armorial bookplate inside front cover. Scattered minor foxing and soiling, very clean overall. The first Urry edition of Chaucer and the first edition not printed in black letter in folio (15 1/2" x 10"). A compendious achievement with additional tales never before printed (though all are apocryphal). With two frontis portraits, Urry and Chaucer, and woodcut illustrations at the beginning of the of tales. 626pp plus an 81 page glossary and errata. A bit of worming to the margin in the glossary, Includes The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Creseide, Romaunt of the Rose, his translation of Alfred's translation of Boethius's Consolations of Philosophy, and others. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046693.

$1500.00

La strage de gl'innocenti del cavalier Marino
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La strage de gl'innocenti del cavalier Marino

By Marino Gio. Battista

Venice: Pietro Brigonei, 1664. Early Edition. Disbound. Good Condition. Disbound, modest wear at edges, title page a little loose, stain and wear to last few pages. 143pp. First published posthumously in 1632 Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046678.

$100.00

Estasi e Rapimento Sopra la Luna di Archerio Filoseleno. Poema diviso in tre parti
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Estasi e Rapimento Sopra la Luna di Archerio Filoseleno. Poema diviso in tre parti

By Archerio Filoseleno (Caputi Antonio)

Padua, 1769. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Contemporary parchment, modest soiling, scattered browning and foxing and a pervasive mostly mild dampstain through most of the volume. The second expanded edition of Antonio's imagining of a voyage to the moon, an early example of the genre. XXIII, [1], 328, III-IX, [3], [10]pp, 9 plates. Scarce. The first edition was 1763. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Science Fiction & Fantasy. Inventory No: 046673.

$750.00

Strage de gli innocenti del cavalier Marino
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Strage de gli innocenti del cavalier Marino

By Marino Gio. Battista

Venice: Giacomo Scaglia, 1633. Early Edition. Disbound. Good Condition. Later half vellum over paper covered boards - a few tears and abrasions to the paper boards, otherwise attractive and sound - attractively printed with a portrait of the author, slight dampstain to bottom margin early on, slight foxing and age toning. 154, 93pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046685.

$350.00

Guy's Porridge Pot; With the Dun Cow Roasted Whole
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Guy's Porridge Pot; With the Dun Cow Roasted Whole

By [Landor, Robert Eyres]

London: Printed for the Author, 1809. Second Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary marbled boards, respined and recornered in leather. Modest foxing and browning, otherwise clean. The expanded second edition with an answer to The Dun Cow (also written anonymously but by his brother, Walter Savage Landow) published a year earlier in response to the first edition of the present work. 101, (5)pp. With corrigienda and a letter "to a certain provincial bookseller" at the end. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046662.

$400.00

Odi panegiriche a Cesare
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Odi panegiriche a Cesare

By Filippo Anton

Florence: Erede Paperini, 1755. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Joseph Zocchi. Original drab card covers, rear cover lacking, front worn with a few damp stains, spine torn. Browning to edges of extra engraved title, final approvazioni leaf worn and browned , generall mild wear to page edges - generally very good overall. Finely printed by Paperini with initials and head and tail pieces by Zocchi, some contemporary hand coloring. LXXXIX (2)pp. Just 2 copies in OCLC, and only a handful of Paperini's other published books. Size: Folio. Illustrator: Joseph Zocchi. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046660.

$200.00

Favole
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Favole

By Chiappa Bartolommeo

Venice: Palese, 1800. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Light soiling to vellum, light scattered foxing. (8),102 (2)pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046679.

$150.00

Poemata omnia in duas partes divisa. Pleraque omnia in publicum iam primum prodeunt reliqua vero quam ante emendatius edita sunt. Sophoclis Aiax Lorarius stylo tragico a Iosepho Scaligero Iulii F. translatus. Eiusdem Epigrammata quaedam
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Poemata omnia in duas partes divisa. Pleraque omnia in publicum iam primum prodeunt reliqua vero quam ante emendatius edita sunt. Sophoclis Aiax Lorarius stylo tragico a Iosepho Scaligero Iulii F. translatus. Eiusdem Epigrammata quaedam

By Scaliger, Julius Caesar; Scaliger, Joseph

Heidelberg: Bibliopolio Commeliniano, 1621. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Later half leather over cloth, modest shelfwear at edges, hinges worn but binding sound. Old notes to endpapers, foxed throughout but otherwise clean. 3 parts bound in 1, each with a separate title and pagination. The third part is by Scaliger's son the classical scholar Joseph Scaliger. [4], 692; 311, [1]; 63, [1]pp Size: Octavo (8vo). 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046684.

$400.00

Fastorum Libri VI; De Tristibus Libri V; De Ponto Libri IIII
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Fastorum Libri VI; De Tristibus Libri V; De Ponto Libri IIII

By Ovidius Naso (Publius) - Ovid

Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1502. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full 18th century vellum, morocco spine label - slight wear, edges sprinkled blue, old armorial bookplate on front added blank. Slight scattered foxing, first and last leaf browned, calligraphic initials supplied in an early hand, some (mostly the blue) faded, some offsetting to others. aaa-kkk8, lll6; mmm-sss8, ttt6, uuu-zzz8, AAA-CCC8, with blank between the Fastorum and De Tristibus (lll6) present. Ahmanson-Murphy 68. The first Aldine edition of the third volume of Ovid's works. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046663.

$2500.00

Canzonette anacreontiche di Lindoro Elateo pastore Arcade
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Canzonette anacreontiche di Lindoro Elateo pastore Arcade

By Lorenzo Magalotti

Florence: Gaetano Tartini, 1723. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum, title penned to spine, old note on endpapers. Small dampstain in outer margin near end and a few pinprick wormholes in outer margin of last few pages. A very fresh copy overall. 171pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046667.

$200.00

Elogio di Gessner
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Elogio di Gessner

By Bertola de' Giorgi Aurelio

Pavia: Giuseppe Bolzani, 1789. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Half leather over paper covered boards, scattered minor foxing and browning - an attractive copy. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046666.

$100.00

Scherzi Poetici
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Scherzi Poetici

By Panciatichi Lorenzo

Florence: Michele Nestenus e Francesco Moucke, 1729. Hardcover (Vellum). Near Fine Condition. Contemporary vellum, slight wear and soiling - faint scattered foxing - a lovely copy. 47pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046680.

$200.00

In obitum muli, cui nomen Bizzarro
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In obitum muli, cui nomen Bizzarro

By Bovara Giovanni Battista

Lugano: Stamperia privilegiata della suprema superiorità elvetica nelle prefetture italiane, 1760. First Edition. Softcover. Later marbled covers. An elegy for a mule named Bizzarro - praise is heaped upon him. Rare, just one copy in worldcat. No title page, details from colophon. 8pp and a frontis. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Poetry. Inventory No: 046676.

$150.00

Il Vendemmiatore
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Il Vendemmiatore

By Tansillo Luigi

Caserta, 1786. Later Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Later plain card covers, mild wear, binding a bit shaken, but contents clean - a nice little edition of Tansillo's poem about a grape picker. 92pp Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 046674.

$150.00

Odes on Several Subjects
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Odes on Several Subjects

By Akenside Mark

London: R. Dodsley, 1745. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Later cloth backed marbled boards, endpapers refreshed, slight toning to page edges, scattered very minor foxing, otherwise a fine, bright copy; with the half title bound in. Morocco bookplate of John Drinkwater with some offsetting to endpaper. 54pp Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046591.

$100.00

Poems. Containing the Rosciad, The Apology, Night etc.
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Poems. Containing the Rosciad, The Apology, Night etc.

By Churchill Charles

London: Dryden Leach for the Author, 1763. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary tree calf, surface rubbed with abrasions, but sound and very good overall. Old signature to title, scattered minor foxing, 339/40 and 341/2 with the bottom right corner torn off, touching catchwords but not the text, rear endpapers stained, marbeld endpapers added, front with marks from a bookplate removed.. 369pp. In a custom leather backed slipcase. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 046592.

$150.00

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