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Image for Halls of Memory. Poems. Based on true life incidents.

Halls of Memory. Poems. Based on true life incidents.

By: A. B. Keeler

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1956

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3704

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1956. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Stapled printed wraps with crease to bottom right corner of front cover. Inscription by author to inside of front cover reads "sincerely yours, A B Keeler". A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo ; [iv], 79 pages; Signed by Author . View more info

The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In eight volumes, complete, with his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes.

By: Alexander Pope

Price: $150.00

Publisher: W. Cavil, T. Martin, T. French, and J. Wren: 1795

Seller ID: 3770

Condition: Very Good


W. Cavil, T. Martin, T. French, and J. Wren. Very Good. 1795. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Full mottled calf. Red morocco labels with gilt abbreviated title and black morocco labels with volume number to spine. Blue speckled edges. ; 24mo . View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


London: J. Newbery, L. Davis & C. Reymers. Very Good. 1760. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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; ... View more info

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The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Portland, Thomas Bird Mosher: 1915

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 915

Condition: Very Good


Portland: Thomas Bird Mosher. Very Good. 1915. Limited Edition. Original vellum-colored paper-covered boards with gilt-arabic lettering on . front. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Number 4 of only 20 copies of this Japanese vellum limited edition signed by Mosher. Four 1/4" stains to back board.; 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

Condition: Very Good


Venice: Zaccaria Conzatti. Very Good. 1673. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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

Image for The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman. With XI plates by George Cruikshank.  First edition, first issue.

The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman. With XI plates by George Cruikshank. First edition, first issue.

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1839

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3755

Condition: Very Good


London: Charles Tilt. Very Good. 1839. First Edition; First Printing. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Drab green cloth with gilt title and decoration to front cover. Bookplate of "Newton Hall, Cambridge" to front pastedown. Some foxing throughout. Odd pagination with plates counted individually and as page numbers by publisher. First issue of the first edition as indicated by the fifth stanza which reads "wine... View more info

Gita Govinda. Jayadevae poetae indici drama lyricum. Textum ad fidem liborum manuscriptorum recognovit, scholia selecta, interpretationem Latinam.

By: Christianus Lassen

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Impensis librariorum Koenig et Van Borcharen: 1836

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3594

Condition: Very Good


New York: Impensis librariorum Koenig et Van Borcharen. Very Good. 1836. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Red cloth with gilt title and author to spine. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front fly paper. Significant foxing throughout. Sanskrit text with Latin translation. A nice serviceable copy.; Small ... View more info

Image for Ukanhavyrfuckincitibak: D. A. Levy: A Tribute to the Man; an Anthology of  His Poetry;

Ukanhavyrfuckincitibak: D. A. Levy: A Tribute to the Man; an Anthology of His Poetry;

By: D. A. Levy, Douglas Blazek, Charles Bukowski, George Dowden, et al. Edited by R.J. Sigmund

Price: $360.00

Publisher: Cleveland, T.L. Kryss, The Ghost Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3549

Condition: As New


Cleveland: T.L. Kryss, The Ghost Press. As New. 1967. First Edition. Wraps. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; An unopened copy safe-guarded by one of Levy's close friends since the sixties. A Fine first printing for the "levy defense fund." One of 1000 copies. Stiff wrap original with black tape and staple binding. Includes illustrations, b&w photographs, color silkscreens, and newpaper clippings in addition to selec... View more info

Kalidasa's Meghaduta. Edited from manuscripts with the commentary of Vallabhadeva and provided with a complete Sanskrit-English vocabulary.

By: E. [Eugen] Hultzsch

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Asiatic Society: 1911

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3563

Condition: Very Good


London: The Royal Asiatic Society. Very Good. 1911. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Burgundy pebbled cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Bookplate of The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland to front pastedown with corresponding transfer to recto of front fly. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed ... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Edward FitzGerald

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Robt. Riviere and Son, Ltd.: 1928

Seller ID: 3751

Condition: Very Good


London: Robt. Riviere and Son, Ltd.. Very Good. 1928. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Robert Riviere & Son binding in polished green calf with multicolored morocco inlay snake, gilt chalice and gilt decorations to front cover. Loss of 1" of inlay to snake's belly (please see image). Five raised bands, brown morocco label with gilt particulars and gilt snake/chalice repeated motif to spine, which has faded to brown. All e... View more info

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Ruit Hora. Neue Gedichte.

By: Felix Grafe

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Munchen, Bei Hans Von Weber: 1916

Seller ID: 4057

Condition: Very Good


Munchen: Bei Hans Von Weber. Very Good. 1916. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Number 10 of only 300 copies. Full gilt ruled vellum with gilt publisher's device to front cover. Gilt particulars to brown morocco label to spine. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of Leo Lewin to front pastedown. With matching ribbon page marker. A very nice, clean copy without further markings. ; 4to ; 60, [i] pages . View more info

The Meghaduta of Kalidasa. Translated from the Sanscrit. Introductory Poem by Sir Rabindranath Tagore

By: G.H. Rooke, Rabindranath Tagore

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2351

Condition: Very Good


Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1935. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Full ruled vellum with cartouched rose to front board. Subscribers' edition; one of presumably 100 copies. From the collection of Columbia Sanscritologist Dr. Royal Weiler with his autographed name to front fly. Diminutive bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge gilt; navy endpapers. A nice, clean, sound copy.; 8vo 8" - 9&#... View more info

Image for Ancient Scottish Poems. Published from the MS. of George Bannatyne,  MDLXVIII.

Ancient Scottish Poems. Published from the MS. of George Bannatyne, MDLXVIII.

By: George Bannatyne

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, A. Murray and J. Cochran: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4167

Condition: Very Good


Edinburgh: A. Murray and J. Cochran. Very Good. 1770. First Edition. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Handsomely bound in recent half calf with marbled paper boards. Gilt particulars to spine. Previous owners' inscriptions inked to page. Foxing throughout particularly to first and last several pages. The 1770 edition of the 1568 manuscript. An attractive, clean copy without any further markings.; 12mo ; xii, 330, [ii] pages ... View more info

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Lament. Signed by author & illustrator.

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: $127.00

Publisher: Doe Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2099


Doe Press. 1985. First Edition. Wraps. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; One of only 150 copies. Hosho paper.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator . First Edition. 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

Condition: Very Good


London: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good. 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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 c... View more info

Katie

By: Henry Timrod

Price: $190.00

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

Seller ID: 2859

Condition: Very Good


New York: E.J. Hale & Son. Very Good. 1884. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


London: J. Nourse; C. Marsh. Very Good. 1768. First Edition. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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 pa... 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

Condition: Good


London: A. Millar. Good. 1762. Half calf. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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; Lib... View more info

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

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

Seller ID: 3144

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Century Co.. Very Good. 1847. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; 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, 1... View more info

Old-Fashioned Roses

By: James Whitcomb Riley

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Longnmans, Green, and Co.: 1895

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4177

Condition: Very Good


Longnmans, Green, and Co.. Very Good. 1895. Quarter gilt ruled vellum over cornflower blue pebbled cloth. Front hinge beginning. Gilt particulars to spine labels; wear to spine particularly at head and tail. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Acid burning to blank front fly and half title. Author's inscription date 1896 to blank front fly: "From the stifling city streets/ To the country's old retreats/ From the riot to the rest/ There hearts beat the placidest./ Ve... View more info