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Collection of Kansas Poetry

By: N/A

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, The Kansas Journal of Literature, Politics, Society, and Art: 1891

Seller ID: 173

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Purple/blue cloth covers show minimal surface wear. Spine ends show light-moderate rubbing. Hinges tight. Dust staining on top of block. Text yellowed. Slight smudging to bottom corner of first index page, else clean text. View more info

A Vade Mecum for Malt=Worms: or, a Guide to Good Fellows. Being a Description of the Manners and Customs Manners and Customs of the most Eminent Publick Houses, in and about the Cities of London and Westminster with A Hint on the Props (or Principal Custo

By: N/A

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, T. Bickerston:

Seller ID: 643

Condition: Good


N/D (ca. 1870) Two parts bound in one volume; Woodcuts adorn the top of each page; Brown cloth covers are lightly bumped at corners, and the cloth has a few tears along top joint; Contents are very lightly toned, though remain very bright and clean, and the text block is tight. View more info

The Germ: Thoughts Towards Nature in Poetry, Literature, and Art. MDCCCL

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Thomas B. Mosher: 1898

Seller ID: 661

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Limited to 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper; 224+ pages; Fold over dust wrap, over un-covered boards; Non-author inscription on blank front free end page reads in full: "To Tho's O'Rielly, M.R.C.S.E.-- With the respect and best wishes of John W. O'Brien-- Christmas 1898"; Edges are a little worn, and contents show a little very light foxing and darkening; Dust wrap shows tears along edges, as well as over joints of covers at spine; All lettering on dust w... View more info

Rhymes from the Rangeland a Book of Western Verses

By: Beggs, Wesley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Eastwood-Kirchner Printing Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1288

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers show light to moderate edgewear and some fading to pictorial front cover. Hinges tight, binding slightly loose. former owner's name penned on front pastedown. Text remains clean. View more info

Casa Guidi Windows

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1911

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 338

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full polished leather covers with stamped lettering and decoration, and raised spine bands; Boards are a little bowed, and there is light scuffing along edges; Light offsetting from frontispiece onto title page; Volume remains very tight, and contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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Red Cotton Night-Cap Country or Turf and Towers.

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $2,200.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1715

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Inscription on title page reads, "The Master of Balliol - from his friend RB. / May 7 '73." Book is presumed a gift from Browning to Benjamin Jowett, the then Master at Balliol College at Oxford, with whom a correspondence is documented. Green cloth covers show light edge wear and light surface staining. Corners square but rubbed through, Spine ends and external hinges show heavier (still light) wear. Front internal hinge cracked, binding somewhat loose. Scattere... View more info

The Outcast and Other Poems

By: Burke, Edmund J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1931

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 614

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Inscription on title page reads, "To W___ U___ from Edmund J Burke" Book has slight lean. Light edge wear. Bookplate has been torn from inside front paste down. Scattered light foxing. Tight and otherwise clean.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Poems Dedicated to the Right Honourable The Earl of Mansfield (2 Volumes)

By: Burrell, Sophia

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, J. Cooper: 1793

Seller ID: 609

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Full leather binding. Covers are very loose and will detach with only a few more openings on both volumes. Spine is pealing at label on vol. 1 only with some loss. Previous owner's inscription on FFEP. Text block is very clean and tight on both volumes. View more info

Each In His Own Tongue

By: Carruth, William Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Volland Company: 1920

Seller ID: 23

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Copyright is 1920; Book and DJ show rubbing and light wear along edges; Otherwise a tight and very clean copy.; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Complete Poetry of Gaius Catullus

By: Catullus, Gaius (Translated By Jack Lindsay)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Fanfrolico Press:

Seller ID: 613

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


N/D (ca. 1929); Number 209 of a limited edition; Full leather covers with gilt lettering; Top edge gilt and others are uncut; This volume has been exposed to a heat source causing some damage, though there is NO smoke or other oder; Spine covers are darkened with a small black spot near rear head of spine; This spot barely touches gilt lettering, though lettering remains bright and intact; There is some darkening along top edge of covers, as well as edges of text; There ... View more info

Mezzotints

By: Chesley, Martin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Poets Press: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 608

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Authors inscription reads, "To _______ with kindest regards Martin Chesley" Cloth covers show a little rubbing and scattered wear along edges; Volume has drawn a little moisture from bottom edge with front end leaves sticking just a little at binding; A Few leaves show very light moisture wrinkles and a slight pink coloration; Previous owners small book plate on front paste down; Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise very clean and intact.; Signed by A... View more info

The Call of kansas, and Other Verses

By: Clark, Esther M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Crane & Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 542

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Minor bumping of corners. Dust staining to block edges. Former owner's stamp on front pastedown. Text remains tight. View more info

The Poet Scout: A Book of Song and Story

By: Crawford, Jack (Captain)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1886

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 616

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


First printing of the Funk & Wagnalls edition, though originally published 1879 by Keller & Co. in San Francisco; Bold and clean signature on first blank page "J. W. Crawford / 'Capt. Jack'"; Decorative brown cloth covers show rubbing along edges and a little wear at corners; Lettering and decoration on covers remain good; Previous owners name and town is lightly inked on floral designed front free end page; Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean and in... View more info

From Snow to Snow

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1936

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 589

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No indication of printing, believed to be the second printing, with the first being issued in wraps. Green cloth covers, with silver lettering. Robert Frost's inscription on FFEP reads, "Robert Frost To his fellow teacher M___ B___" Cloth covers are little rubbed, though lettering and decoration remain good. Small stains on leaves near outside edge. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Haskell's Domestic Poems, with Illustrations

By: Haskell, Thomas N.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas N. Haskell: 1889

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 590

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed by author (in pencil) on FFEP, "Loaned to Columbian Exposition / by the author / T. N. Haskell"; Blind and gilt stamped cloth covers remain clean and bright, with only light rubbing at spine ends and corners; Penciled note, other than authors, at top of blank front free end page; Light moisture stain along outside edges of all leaves; Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Mimma Bella: In Memory of a Little Life

By: Lee-Hamilton, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Thomas B. Mosher: 1909

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 639

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Limited to 900 copies; Slipcase is well worn and in overall fair condition, with several edge tears and one inch missing at top. Book shows slight discoloration at page edges. View more info

Longfellow's Poetical Works (11 Volume Box Set)

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Georges Routledge and Sons: 1878

Seller ID: 612

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in full red moroccan leather with gilt title, tooled spine bands, and gilt edges. Overall volumes are in near fine condition with light general wear. Volume 1 has slightly heavier wear from handling. About half of the volumes have heavy bumping to top spine end from removal and replacement in presentation box. The box itself is also bound in full red leather and is in very good condition with scattered scratching and rubbing at edges. Inside hinge of box lid is bro... View more info

The Song of Hiawatha

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1906

Seller ID: 1518

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1st edition with Fisher illustrations. Light to moderate edge wear. Front cover has heavy crease at bottom spine corner (1") and spine cover has a corresponding vertical tear. Book plate affixed to front pastedown and small name and date penned on ffep. Light scattered foxing to endpapers. Text remains clean. View more info

Poems of James Montgomery

By: Montgomery, James (Selected and Edited My Robert Aris Willmott)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, & Routledge: 1860

Seller ID: 575

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants; Tooled, full leather covers with raised spine band; Elaborately gauffred edges (Gilded edges with tooled pattern); Covers are rubbed with some wear at foot of spine and corners; Gilt lettering on spine is a little faded, though remains legible; There are a couple of small stains on edges, though tooled pattern in gilt remains good; Marbled end pages and paste downs; Moisture stain on fore edge affects margins of most pages; Moderate... View more info

Poems, Early and Late

By: Powers, Horatio Nelson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Jansen, McClurg, & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 600

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth covers are rubbed along edges and show a little wear at spine ends and corners; Gilt and black stamped lettering and design remain bright; Inked name on first blank page following ffep; Scattered fairly light foxing; Volume remains fairly tight. View more info