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The works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Musaeus. Translated from the original Greek.

By: Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Musaeus (Translated by Francis Fawkes)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, J. Newbery, L. Davis & C. Reymers: 1760

Seller ID: 3193


Full ruled mottled calf. Raised bands and decorative gilt to spine. Lacking spine label. Binding separated at E gathering with E2 - E11 detached. Wear to fore edge corners. Front and rear hinges cracked. Marbled endpapers. Ormathwaite bookplate to front pastedown. Interior clean without other markings. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; x, 321, [iii] pages View more info

The Collected Poems of Arthur Edward Waite (2 vol. set inscribed)

By: Arthur Edward Waite

Price: $360.00

Publisher: London, William Rider & Son, Limited: 1914

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3209


Cream cloth boards with gilt decorative cross motif to front covers. Stain to lower left corner of vol. I. Gilt particulars and decoration to tanned spines. Top edges gilt, others deckled. Front free fly of vol. I inscribed to the Reverend Sir William Robertson Nicoll "with the cordial good wishes of/Arthur Edward Waite" dated 11/25/1914. A clean, attractive set without further markings. ; 8vo ; xxxvi, [354]; ix, 352, vii pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Portland, Thomas Bird Mosher: 1915

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 915


Four 1/4" stains to back board; Number 4 of only 20 copies of this Japanese vellum limited edition signed by Mosher.; 4to View more info

Rime di Cesare Caporali con l'osseruationi di Carlo Caporali dal medesimo di nuouo reuiste, & accresciute .

By: Cesare Caporali

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Venice, Zaccaria Conzatti: 1673

Seller ID: 2236


48mo in original vellumwith title to spine. 6 preliminary leaves + halftitle, 378p., indexed. The Conzatti edition not found in holdings at this time. ; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 378 pages View more info

The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe; With original memoir

By: Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, J.S. Redfield: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2734


Bright red morocco blind stamped boards with heavy ornate tooling and gilt decor. Title and decoration in gilt to spine. Wear to head and tail of spine. Top fifth of hinge beginning. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Lacks front and rear fly; last printed page supplied in copy. Occasional foxing. Math scribbling to rear pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages View more info

Lament. Signed by author & illustrator.

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: $127.00

Publisher: Doe Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 2099


One of only 150 copies. Hosho paper.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne written in the years MDCCCXIX and MDCCCXX and now given from the original manuscripts with introduction and notes by Harry Buxton Forman

By: Harry Buxton Forman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Alfred A. Knopf: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2329


1st edition. Triple ruled full red morocco. Front board detached. Bound by root. Chipping at head and tail of spine. Gilt lettering and five raised bands to spine. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Red morocco oval bookplate to front pastedown. Contains facsimile of letter XXVII on page 76; as well as 12 pages of book catalogue advertisements by Reeves & Turner at end of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; lxvii; 128; 12 pages View more info

Katie

By: Henry Timrod

Price: $190.00

Publisher: New York, E.J. Hale & Son: 1884

Seller ID: 2859


Dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title and decoration to stamped pictorial front cover. Slight wear to tail of spine (see or request image). All edges gilt. Floral endpapers. Interior is clean and bright. A nice copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

Poems upon Various Subjects, Latin and English; by the Late Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq; Published by his Son

By: Isaac Hawkins Browne

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, J. Nourse; C. Marsh: 1768

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2878


Nicely rebacked full brown calf with decorative gilt motif to borders of front and rear covers. Particulars in gilt to spine. Raised bands and gilt decorations to spine. Gilt rolled edges. Light foxing throughout. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages View more info

The works of James Thomson: with his last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed an account of his life and writings. Two illustrated volumes complete in quarto. Including sixteen full page engraved plates.

By: James Thomson with illustrations by W. Kent, G.V. Neist, S. Wale, J. Paton & J. Miller

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar: 1762

Seller ID: 3156


Late 19th century half calf has long outlived its usefulness: boards detached, spines chipped. Closed tear to title page of vol II; otherwise a very good set. Full page sur blanc engravings include frontispieces to most individual works including Volume 1: Spring; Summer; Autumn; Winter; Poem Sacred to the Memory of Sir Isaac Newton; Britannia; Liberty; The Castle of Indolence; etc. Volume 2: Sophonisba; Agamemnon; Alfred; Edward and Eleonora; Tancred and Sigismunda;... View more info

Rubaiyat of Doc Sifers, inscribed by both Riley & the Physician to whom the book was dedicated.

By: James Whitcomb Riley

Price: $330.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1847

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3144


Green cloth with gilt particulars and stamped pictorial to front cover. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Preliminary blank page inscribed by Dr. Franklin W. Hays (to whom Riley dedicated the book) followed by Riley's own signed inscription. A nice clean attractive copy without other markings. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; x, 111 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Autographed manuscript of original poetry

By: Joan Hotchkiss

Price: $850.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: c.1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2961


Strathmore Drawing Pad with 50 poems by Hotchkiss. Author's autograph to the front. Featuring poems like: "So this is how you felt when you held me,/ Small bundle on the bed, arms everywhere,/ Mouth searching for the sweet warm harmony/ Of love, a blot of brush-black hair./ Please teach me now those secret-mother-things/ That I should know: the language of the cries,/ The soft-strong hands, the midnight voice that brings a blaze of daylight to the nightmare's eyes./ ... View more info

Wallace; or, the Vale of Ellerslie

By: John Finlay

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Chapman & Lang: 1802

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3072


Handsome copy of first edition in half red calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers; deckled edges; top edge gilt. 19th century owner's named, together with inscription of author's name and notation of first edition inked to title. ; 8vo; 127 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

Odes Sonnets & Lyrics

By: John Keats

Price: $222.00

Publisher: Oxford, Daniel: 1895

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3158


Number 163 of only 250 copies. Front wrap reattached; chip to fore edge. Otherwise a very clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Fourth preliminary leaf carries a never-before published image of a drawing of Keats by his devoted friend Joseph Severn.; 8vo ; [64] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

Seedlings of Song

By: Nellie Sumner Brooks

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Dayton, L.H. Forster & Associates, Inc.: 1942

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3120


Maroon cloth with gilt title, author and pictorial to front cover. Spine faded. Ring and other marks to covers. Inscription to front fly reads "With Christmas Greetings/from/Nellie Sumner Brooks" dated 1942. A clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 47 pages; Signed by Author View more info