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The New Bath Guide, or Memoirs of the B. N. R. D. Family, in a Series of Poetical Epistles

By: (Anstey, Christopher)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pall-mall London, J. Dodsley: 1770

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 37996

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages; 7th edition. Period calf leather. Rear board detached; upper board tenuously attached by cords. Boards chipped at corner and spine ends; some shallow chipping from leather along the rear joint. Decorative monogram in manuscript to front pastedown. Half-title and frontis present but front blanks lacking. Damp staining to top margins of the page stock. Binding or restoration copy. Fair only thus View more info

The Sewanee Review: Summer, 1948

By: (RANSOM, John Crowe)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sewanee, TN, University of the South: 1948

Seller ID: 7H-AEXL-UFA0

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; 1948 Summer LVI, No 3. University of the South. Issue devoted to John Crowe Ransom on his sixtieth birthday. Original printed card stock covers; a little rubbed at the edges with expected light toning. Small mended tear to the coverstock at the base of the spine. Includes Ransom related pieces by Jarrell, Lowell, Nemerov, Stevens and others. Sound clean copy; VG View more info

Clouds without Water

By: Aleister Crowley and Regardie, Israel (Introduction)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Gordon Press: 1974

Seller ID: 27370

ISBN: 087968111x

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; HC in red boards with title lettering brightly in gilt. Snugly bound and exceptionally neat; feels and appears unread and about as new. Issued without dust jacket. NF View more info

Airdrie, Scotland

By: Alexander, Christine and Henry Williams (Intro)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1875

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 25861

Condition: Good+


Mounted photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1875 Privately published in a limited edition of 50 copies. In period full blue morocco with double gilt fillet rules to boards and titles tooled in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with two mounted collotype photos, a portrait of the author and a view of Airdrie Manor. Damp line and residue to the leather covers along the lower half with a light concavity to the boards. Contents bright and unblemished, printed on laid paper with red ruled borders. Pastoral verse tribute to the author's home at Airdrie. Quite uncommon. Moderate soiling... View more info

Walt Whitman As Man, Poet, and Legend; With a Check List of Whitman Publications, 1945-1960

By: Allen, Gay Wilson and Evie Allison Allen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Carbondale IL, Southern Illinois University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23288

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Square snug copy in original pictorial dust jacket. A few scattered instances of light pencil margin bracketing or notation. Dust jacket lightly toned and midly rubbed at edges. Solid copy. VG-/VG View more info

Bondage : Selected Poems of Robert Ambacher

By: Ambacher, Robert F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25717

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Self-published. Paperback in title lettered, card stock wraps. Signed authorial inscription inside the front cover. Light soiling and a few small silverfish patches to the top edge of the front cover. VG-; Signed by Author View more info

A Look Around the Estate: Poems 1957-1967

By: AMIS, Kingsley.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5086

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; 1968 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ 1st US printing. Superb copy; tight bright and fresh. No marks. Crisp, fresh dust jacket with $3.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Exceptionally well preserved. F/F As new View more info

Brink Road; Poems

By: Ammons, A R

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0006083

ISBN: 0393039587

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; Solid clean copy; no marks. Bright, clean dust jacket with sharp edges has superficial shelf rub to surfaces. NF/VG+ View more info

The Indian Song of Songs

By: Arnold, Edwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Alden: 1883

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 39319

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 71 pages; Early printing in publisher's peach colored cloth with decorative pictorial patterns and titles in red. Light shelf rubbing to boards at edges; cloth pulled a little at spine ends. Prior ownership penned to front endpage and a few lines of dedicatory verse penned to the blank recto of the 2nd endpage. G++ View more info

The Mystic and Other Poems

By: Bailey, Philip James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1856

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 39374

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 159 pages; HC 1st American edition. Snugly bound and clean in original blind stamped brown cloth with title lettering still bright in gilt at spine. Pencil gift inscription to front endpage dated Jan 1856. 12 page Ticknor catalog at rear dated November 1855. Solid and neat VG++ View more info

Burning Bush

By: Baker, Karle Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17608

Condition: Fair


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 93 pages; Publisher's unusual binding; floral matter impregnated paper over boards with paper title labels to cover and spine. Boards soundly attached and binding snug, but the top 1.5 inches of the paper over the spine is lost inclusing most of the spine title label. A much smaller chip at base of spine. Contents clean, neat and complete. Good only View more info

Creatures in an Alphabet

By: Barnes, Djuna

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17001

ISBN: 0385277970

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pages; Bright, tight and fresh copy feels unread. In original pictorial dust jacket which is crisp at the edges and retains the $10.95 issue price to the unclipped front flap, but which has mild toning to the spine panel and top edge. Light offset purple tone to the very front edge of the rear panel. Remainder speckle bottom edge. NF/VG++ View more info

Vietnam in Verse: Reflections of a Soldier

By: Barton, Roger S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Walkersville, MD, Roger Barton (Self-Published): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0004742

Condition: Near Fine


Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. ; 54 p. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Roger Barton (self-published) trade size paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. Spine unlettered, as issued. Signed by author on title page. Just superficial shelf evidence to externals. Excellent condition. NF; Signed by Author View more info

Dream Life and Other Poems

By: Bates, Stockton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37542

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Light shelf soiling to surface of upper board; pin head sized puncture to cloth in the gutter of the upper external joint. One signature toward rear starting slightly at front edge with a little soiling along the protrudung edge. VG- View more info

Intimate Journals

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Christopher Isherwood (trans.) & TS Eliot (intro)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London & New York, Blackamore Press & Random House: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus; Limited edition

Seller ID: 38625

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Text in English, [8] leaves of Portraits, Plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages; 1st english language edition. #494 of 650 hand numbered copies of the 1st printing. (copies numbered 401-650 were distributed in the US by Random House) Sound neat copy. Bright blue cloth with very bright gilt titling to spine and gilt blocked fascimile authograph of Baudelaire on cover board. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Retains most of the rare original glassine dust wrapper; only a 2" wide swath missing across the lower edge of the upper board and spine. 2 short strips of old cellophane applie... View more info

Aubrey Beardsley; the Remains of a Poet [to accompany an exhibit at the Roarke Gallery]

By: Beardsley, Aubrey & William R. Laws (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Munich, Nazraeli Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 38834

ISBN: 3923922094

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 32 pages; Issued in a limited edition of 1000 copies, not numbered. Black stiff wraps with heavy gray paper dust jacket lettered in black and red with Beardsley's striking self-portrait bordered in a corner of the front jacket pane. Text printed in black and red with lusly printed reproductions of Beardsley's drawings. New copies from publisher's shrinkwrapped stock. New View more info

La Poesie Surrealiste

By: Bedouin, Jean-Louis

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions Seghers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14350

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; Sound clean copy in original dust jacket. A few pages mildly creased at the foredge by a bump. Light to moderate toning to page edges. Dust jacket lightly edge rubbed with a few short closed tears. Fresh mylar cover newly added. VG-/VG- View more info

Refractions

By: Behrendt, Shephen C. & Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Spokane WA, Shechem Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38264

ISBN: 0980084156

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 96 pages; Inscribed and singed by the author to a fellow poet, dated 2018. Snugly bound and fresh in crisp edged, translucent, title lettered dust jacket. Gray paper covered boards with several woodcut panel illustrations to upper board. A tiny nick to the lower front corner and top edge of the dust jacket. Otherwise about Fine. NF/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Poemas De Carne Y Hueso

By: Bernardez, Francisco L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Losada: 1997

Seller ID: 21969

ISBN: 9500305291

Condition: Fine


Spanish Edition; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 94 pages; Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Feels and appears unread. Text in Spanish. Fine View more info

Porches: an Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania

By: Billings, Philip A

Price: $24.79

Publisher: [s.n.]: 1985

Seller ID: 0802K553656

Condition: Very Good


Pencil Portraits; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89 pages; 1985 (self-published) large format pbck in glossy illstd covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Solid, clean and neat. Mild chip lower quarter rear cover. Mild toning to covers. VG View more info