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Freedom's Fools

by John Baranard Cavanaigh

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Vantage Press, 1963. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/very good. A very near fine first edition, as stated of Irish verse.In original unclipped dust jacket, which is showing some loss at top of cover. Previous owner's small stamp of first and last endpapers. 81 pp. Duodecimo, 5 & 1/2 x 8 inches tall. Recounts in poetry epic British… Read more
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BESTIARY = BESTIARIO : a poem

by Pablo Neruda; Elsa Neuberger, translator

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Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965. First Edition. 1/4 cloth. Fine/near fine. Antonio Frasconi. A near fine, signed first edition in a very good plus slipcase. Amazing woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi, including the signed frontis. The frontispiece has been printed from the original blocks on Goyu handmade paper. Number 210 of only 300 copies published. Also signed… Read more
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The Works of Molière [Complete 12 volume set]

by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Molière

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
[1891]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Thus; Astral Edition
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$3,000.00

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Paris: Chez Barrie Frères and George Barrie & Son, [1891]. First Thus; Astral Edition. Full leather. Very good. Louis Leloir; Maurice Leloir; Jacques Leman; Edward Heduouin. A exquisitely bound, very good plus first thus, limited edition in full crushed Levant morocco leather with gold tooling. Number 35 of 100 copies on Japan Vellum paper that were offered by… Read more
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The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis: adorn'd with a hundred sculptures

by Virgilius Maro Publius [Virgil]; John Dryden, trans.

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1697
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
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$2,600.00

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London: Jacob Tonson, 1697. First Illustrated Edition. Full leather. Very good/none as issued. M Vander Gucht; Cleyn; Holler; Lambart. A very good, presumed complete, small paper copy of the First Illustrated edition. Full older red leather with bright gold tooling on cover and bright gold titling on spine. Five raised bands. Rebound. Full leather binding is tight and… Read more
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Wettersteinmächte (im kar) eine weltenschau / roman von Paul Schulze-Berghof

by Paul Schulze-Berghof

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Published
1924
Condition
Very good
Edition
unknown
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$100.00

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Leipzig: Verlag von Theodor Weicher, 1924. unknown. Cloth. Very good/missing. Title drawing and book decoration by Willi Geissler / Rudolstadt. A very good unknown, but early edition. Text in German Fraktur. Blue cloth boards with black Fraktur font titling on cover and spine. Sunning to spine and top edge of back cover. Binding a bit soft. Hinges are… Read more
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Ovid's Metamorphoses. In fifteen books. A new translation. By several hands. Adorn'd with cuts / Ovid's Metamorphoses made English. By several hands [15 books in two separate volumes, complete]

by Ovid; George Sewell; J. Philips; John Hughes; Mr. Chute; Mr. Dart; Mr. [Alexander] Pope; Mr. Theobald; Capt. Morrice

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Published
1717
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,100.00

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London: A. Bettesworth and W. Taylor in Pater-Noster-Row, E. Curll in Fleet-Street, and J. Browne without Temple-Bar, 1717. First Edition. Full leather. Very good. Scarce. A very good first edition of this version ---- there were competing editors in 1717 --- complete and collated in two volumes. This work released after Dryden's Ovid translations. Sewell's translations went on… Read more
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War Time Poems and Heart Songs

by Isabella B. Watson

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1918
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Toronto: William Briggs, 1918. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +. A very good plus first edition. Green cloth boards. Binding is tight, sturdy and square. Gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Heavy shelfwear to tail of spine. Bumped corners. Pages are clean and bright. No dustjacket. 123 pp. 5 x 7 1/2 inches tall, duodecimo.
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The Poets Laureate Anthology

by Elizabeth Hun Schmidt ed.; foreword by Billy Collins, in association with the Library of Congress

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780393061819
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$50.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 paper. Fine/near fine. A fine/as new first edition (review copy), appears unread. Red 1/4 paper over buckram boards in a near fine dustjacket with a small 1/4 inch nick at top right corner of jacket. Publisher's errata laid in. 762 pp. including index. Octavo … Read more
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The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants

by Congreve, William

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1697
Condition
Very good
Edition
Second Edition
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$500.00

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London: J. Tonson, 1697. Second Edition. Three quarter leather. Very good. Scarce. A very good second edition of Mr. Congreve's famous work. [WING C5858] Blue three quarter cloth over maroon and blue marbled boards. Appears to be missing the first free endpaper, otherwise complete and collated. Loss to page 1, not affecting text. Pencilled marginalia and previous owner's… Read more
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Like the Pieces of Driftwood

by Jon Francis

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1977
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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Mendocino, CA: by the author, 1977. First Edition. Paperback original. Near fine. A very near fine, first edition in softcover, signed by the poet on the title page. Dust stain to edge of cover.Duodecimo, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches tall.
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Just Folks

by Edgar A. Guest

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1917
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1917. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +. A very good plus, bright and well-preserved first edition. Blue cloth boards with gold title stamping on inverted banner. Top front corner bumped. Mustard colored end papers with previous owner's inscription in pencil on front pastedown. Two small tears to papers at front hinge.… Read more
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Pansies: Poems

by D. H. Lawrence [David Herbert Richards Lawrence]

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1929
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First American Edition. Cloth. Near fine/missing. Parin. A near fine first American edition with some unopened pages. Missing dust jacket. Orange cloth decorated boards. one light faded area at base of front cover. Top edge painted blue. Deckled fore edge. Gorgeous woodcut by Parin on title page. No markings. Binding is… Read more
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Love Poems of Alfred Austin

by Alfred Austin

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
[1920]
Condition
Very good
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$22.00

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London: John Lane, [1920]. Hardcover. Very good. A very good small edition circa 1920. Decorated paper boards showing foxing. Spine heavily sunned. Gift inscription on first free end paper. Purple and green decorated pages with text inset. Foxing throughout. Binding sturdy and square. From the Lover's Library. 109 pp. Thirty-twomo, 3 x 5 inches tall.
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Twelve Sonnets

by William Shakespeare; John C. Tarr

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus, Limited
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$60.00

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Berkeley: Turtle's Quill Scriptorium, 1974. First Edition Thus, Limited. Stiff wraps. Fine. Joyce Alexander; Dorsey Alexander. A fine limited edition. One of 75 numbered copies. This copy is unnumbered. Green stiff paper wraps. Sienna end papers. Illustrations by Joyce Alexander. Calligraphy by Dorsey Alexander. [16] pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 inches tall.
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Poesie edite in dialetto milanese di Carlo Porta. Ricorrette sul testo coll'aggiunta di due componimenti di Tommaso Grossi

by Carlo Porta; Tommaso Grossi; Pietro Steppani

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1841
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Reprint
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$30.00

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Italia, 1841. Reprint. Three quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus copy of Porta's (1775-1821) poetry in the Milanese, with an appendix of poetry by Steppani. Brown and yellow marbled boards over 3/4 tan leather. All edges painted blue speckled. Cream endpapers showing offset. Foxing to pages. Binding is sturdy and square. 202 pp. plus an… Read more
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A Twilight Song (in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, May 1890, to October 1890)

by Walt Whitman

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Published
May, 1890
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First printing
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$70.00

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New York: The Century Co., May, 1890. First printing. Leatherette. Very Good +. First published appearance of Whitman's "A Twilight Song, for unknown buried soldiers, North and South," with attribution on page 27. (Later collected in Good Bye My Fancy, 1891) [BAL 21599]. Embossed green leatherette boards (original), gold-stamped: A Year of the Century, '90 on spine. Corners… Read more
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Lyrics of the Hearthside

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1899
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1899. First edition. Cloth. Very good. First edition [BAL 4925]. Green cloth with gold floral design, title and author in gold. Frontispiece of Dunbar protected by original tissue. Top edge gilt. Deckle pages. with some minor chipping. Head and tail worn, with small tear. Front edge of joint rubbed. Corners bumped. Some… Read more
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