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Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 004746


Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of th... View more info

The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, J.& H.G. Langley: 1841

Seller ID: 004787


October 1841. No covers. Contents: DR CHANNING'S RECENT WRITINGS; A SABBATH AMONG THE HILLS; FREE TRADE, Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons on Import Duties with the principal Evidence; GRASSMERE AND RYDAL WATER, by Mrs. Sigourney; POLITICAL PORTRAITS WITH PEN AND PENCIL-No.XXVI. FRANCIS THOMAS OF MARYLAND; FELICITY. From the German of Goethe, by James K. Armstrong; THE FIRST MEETING OF JEFFERSON AND BURR; THE LIGHT OF LIFE, by C. W. Denison; ANTON'S ... View more info

A DREAM TO GROW ON: MEMORIAL TO RUTH POPOFSKY

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, 1969

Seller ID: 006265


72 pp. Purple cloth covers with black spine and gilt lettering on spine. Protective cover jacket is yellowing from age, has tears and chipping along edges, creased flaps. Some mild bending to cover spine ends. Some waviness to interior pages, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

QUEER FISH AND OTHER POEMS

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, J. B. Davis & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 006313


Over 25 individual poems with handsome b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. No mention of author or illustrator. Gray paper covers with browning and light chipping along edges, small black marks on back cover, chipped corners, mild creasing to spine. Some small black marks (fingerprints?) on interior, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

LONGFELLOW REMEMBRANCE BOOK: A MEMORIAL FOR THE POET'S READER-FRIENDS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, D Lothrop Company: 1888

Seller ID: 006693


Author contributions include Elbridge S. Brooks, John G. Whittier, Rev. Samuel Longfellow, Harriet Lewis Bradley, Culling Clive Eardley, and Louise Imogen Guiney. 114 pp. Blue cloth covers with white/silver decorative spine. Covers in Poor condition with corner and edges bumped and rubbed, dirt/stains completely over the cover faces and spine, cloth is bubbling, spine is rubbed and faded, spine ends are bent. Gilt page edges. Browning and stains to endpapers. Hinges are ... View more info

SONGS ON THE TRAIL

By: Anderson, Charles Wesley

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1917

Seller ID: 000966


Only 200 copies printed. The verses have been selected from the writer's contributions to Bert Leston Taylor's "Line-O'Type" column in the Chicago Tribune. Collage of photos on frontis. and a pasted in photo on last page of booklet "The author at the end of a perfect day"(in a boat with oars coming to shore). Unpaginated. 25 pages of verse, except for one page with two poems on it, each page has a separate poem. Interior is Very Good +. Brown paper wraps ... View more info

THE CHERRY-BLOOMS OF YEDDO AND OTHER POEMS

By: Arthur, Clara M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Company: 1881

Seller ID: 006202


140 pp. Maroon decorative boards with gold Asian style edge and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges are rubbed, patches of rubbing on cover faces, spine ends are bent. Very light foxing to interior, otherwise tight and clean. Gilt page edges. Book in VG condition. View more info

ON THIS ISLAND

By: Auden, W. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007443


68 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on front cover and faded gilt on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, minor scuffing and marks to cover faces, spine ends/corners rubbed and fraying. Endpapers are tanned and foxed. Interior pages are tanned, some foxing spots. Book in VG- to VG condition. View more info

THE GARDEN THAT I LOVE

By: Austin, Alfred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co., Limited: 1898

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 007489


168 pp. Olive cloth covers with gilt image of flowers, faded gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, fading to color, dirt smudges and wear to cover faces, rubbing to joints, wear to spine, spine ends are torn and fraying. Loose hinges. Foxing to endpapers and throughout interior pages. Spine broken within interior. Browning along edges of interior. Book in Good- to Good condition. View more info

IDLE FANCIES

By: Ballard, Minnie C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. H. Thompson: 1884

Seller ID: 006851


The Pocket Manual No. 4. "A Notice in the Philadelphia Times saying that Miss Ballard's Poems came to them like the sunshine that follows a shower, induced the Publisher to obtain one of a few copies of these 'Idle Fancies' that has been printed for private circulation." 192 pp. Burnt orange cloth covers with gilt title lettering and design on both covers. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, rubbing and scuffing to cover faces, some bubbling to back co... View more info

ADDRESS IN TIME

By: Bartlett, Elizabeth

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chester Springs, PA, U.S.A., Dufour Editions, Incorporated: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001785


95 pp. DJ with small chips on bottom inside flap, light wear to edges and corners. Book is tight, clean. Signed by author on title page. Book in NF condition. View more info

POEMS OF PROTEST

By: Bartron, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1970

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 006090


80 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. No DJ. Light rubbing to cover corners and edges. Small stain on bottom of front cover. Spine ends are bent from shelf wear. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

SEASONS AND DAYS: VOLUME II

By: Blachly, Dan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Takoma Park, Maryland, Washington College Press: 1958

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 005617


Collection of poetry. Book signed by author on front freepaper with description of when previous book owner received the book. 159 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Rubbing to cover faces and edges. Spine head and tail are bent. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

POEMS OF THE REPUBLIC. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE METROPOLITAN FAIR, NEW YORK.

By: Bourne, Wm. Oland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Edward O. Jenkins: 1864

Seller ID: 006083


Twelve poems inspired by the Civil War, including "The Great Republic", "Battle Hymn", "The New Reveille", "In Memoriam--Gettysburg", "The Divine Mission", and "The American Union". Sabin 6932. 48 pp. Original blue wrappers with gilt lettering and design. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, creasing to corners and cover faces, rubbing, chipping to edges, gilt lettering is faded. Wrap along spine is broken and p... View more info

IN A PROMISE

By: Brokering, Herbert T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Augsburg Publishing House: 1968

Seller ID: 001828


Photography by Sister Noemi Weygant. "A beautifully sensitive work! 'In a Promise' takes its place alongside three successful earlier volumes by the same poet-photographer team -- one a Lutheran minister, the other a Roman Catholic nun." Unpaginated. DJ is Good with wear/creasing to corners and edges, small tears to spine ends, front flap price clipped. Olive cloth covers with gilt title on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and lightly rubbed, edges rubbe... View more info

SONGS AND PORTRAITS

By: Burt, Maxwell Struthers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 007258


78 pp. Blue paper boards with cream linen spine, paper title label on spine. Gift inscription by author to his wife, Katherine Newlin Burt, that reads "To Winkie with deep affection, Struthers Burt, Christmas 1943". Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, scuffing and discoloration to cover faces particularly along edges, spine soiled and creased, title label is chipped and torn, spine ends are bent and fraying. Endpapers browning, interior pages... View more info

The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî: Translated and Annotated By His Friend and Pupil, F.B.

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Thomas B. Mosher: 1920

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 006339


This eleventh edition on Van Gelder paper consists of 1500 copies. Elegy by Algernon Charles Swinburne. 125 pp. with notes and bibliography. Frontispiece portrait of Sir Burton. Yap binding with grey paper and brown paper spine. Minimal wear to corners and folds, dirt smudges to spine. Interior pages have uncut edges, and many back pages are not cut/separated. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL

By: C. 3. 3.(Oscar Wilde)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1906

Seller ID: 000736


Paper over boards, worn. Paper label on front and spine. Spine's label missing pieces around edge but title intact. Edges bumped and rubbed. Interior clean and Very Good. "In Memoriam C.T.W. Sometime Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards. Obiit H.M. Prison, Reading , Berkshire, July 7th, 1896. 39 pp. View more info

THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS CAMPBELL, with A Memoir of His Life and an Essay on His Genius and Writings

By: Campbell, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1871

Seller ID: 001661


Poet, critic and journalist. He became known for a rambling poem in couplets, THE PLEASURES OF HOPE. 329 pp. 3/4 calf with marbled covers (small paper label on front endp. "Bound by W.J. Park & Co. Booksellers, Madison, Wis.) Raised bands on spine with 2 black leather labels, only one with gilt lettering:"Poetical Works of CAMPBELL". Some scuffing to leather. Good + condition. Hinges loosening. Browning to endpaper corners, mild foxing to endpapers, otherwise... View more info

THOMAS GRAY'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Note

By: Carlton, W.N.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Vreeland Press New York: 1925

Seller ID: 000140


This edition limited to one thousand copies on hand made paper, for presentation at Christmas time. Woodcut on front cover of church with saying underneath "The curfew tolls the knell of parting day". Possibly the most famous English poem of the 18 th century. Some famous quotes came from this poem, "Far from the madding crowd", and "the paths of glory lead but to the grave". Gray covers. Tears at spine where string-tied o/w Very Good. Interio... View more info