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A Dish of Apples

By: Philpott, Eden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1921


Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 1st trade edition, 8vo, cloth. 3 tipped-in color plates, 21 b/w drawings and line drawings throughout. Good+: light wear to covers; light rubbing to lower corners and edges of spine; ffep age-toned; prior owner's inked signature opposite front paste down. No jacket. View more info

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Be Angry at the Sun

By: Jeffers, Robinson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1941


1st edition in dustjacket. The book itself is in fine condition with no defects other than an old penciled price on front end paper. The dust jacket is good only. No large tears but a 1/2" closed tear at bottom of front cover and several very small nicks or tears at edges. The jacket is darkly tanned on the spine, a 1" wide strip bordering the spine on front, and lighter tanning along the top edge and spine of back. View more info

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Cave Birds: An Alchemical Cave Drama

By: Hughes, Ted

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press, 1978


1st ed., signed by illustrator Leonard Baskin on the front end paper. 4to, black cloth. 64 pp. A fine as-new copy in dust jacket -- however there are several white spots on the back cover due to a binding defect. View more info

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Cento Ethicus. Ex ducentis Poetis hinc inde contextus, per Damasum Blyerburgium Batauum. Iuuentutis maxime Institutiontioni accomodatus.

By: Blyenburg, Damasus van.

Price: $300.00


Dordaraci: Ex officinia Abrahami Canini, 1600. 16 mo, grey boards, quarter leather. Blyenburg (1558-1668) was a dutch poet who published this compilation of modern Latin poets. A revised edition, first published the year earlier in 1599. Covers quite worn, but intact, with numerous small stains. Title is inked onto the spine. Inked signatures on ffep; front hinge partially split. Inked number on title page; small inked library rubber stamp image on vrso of title page. 1"... View more info

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Conversation at Midnight

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers,, 1931


8vo, First edition. publisher’s original black cloth over blue boards. A pristine copy in near fine dustjacket with two small tears upper back panel. View more info

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Deaths Duell. A sermon delivered before King Charles I in the beginning of Lent 1630

By: Donne, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, 1973

Edition: 1st thus.


Small 4to, ¼ leather and marbled boards. #84 of an edition limited to 100 signed and numbered copies. John Donne's sermon "Deaths Duell" or "A Consolation to the Soule Against the Dying Life and Living Death of the Body" with a comprehensive essay by Geoffrey Keynes. Five engravings and engraved initial letters. Paper watermarked with John Donne's name. A virtually pristine copy; without d/w as issued. View more info

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Dipsy Chanty, The and Other Selected Poems

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY/East Aurora, The Roycroft Shop, 1899

Edition: 1st ed


12mo, handmade paper, gray-green limp suede covers with gilt titles, red satin paste-downs and tie. #557/950 copies, signed by Elbert Hubbard. Fine; backstrip lightly faded and light fade line across top of upper cover. [Livingston suppl. p. 137] View more info

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Feet of the Young Men, The

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $625.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Page & Co, 1920

Edition: 1st thus.


8vo, beige boards with vellum-paper spine. 1st separate and illustrated edition of these poems first published in Scribner's Magazine. #220 of 375 numbered copies signed by Kipling. Photographs by Lewis R. Freeman. Near Fine; light fade line 3/4" across top front; stray pencil mark and 3 small ink dots on back cover at spine. [Livingston 449] View more info

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From the German

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1924

Edition: 1st ed.


8vo, batiked-paper boards with 1/4 vellum-spine. Printed by the Pelican Press and limited to 250 copies. English translation of seventeen verses by Goethe, Schiller, Moerike, Uhland, Hebbel, Theodor Storm, Keller, Guenther, Gleim, Boie, Hofmannsthal, Liliencron and Buerger. The Pelican Press was founded in 1916 by Sir Francis Meynell, with the active involvement of Stanley Morison - a British typographer, designer and historian of printing. He was one of the most influen... View more info

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Homecomings

By: Morris, Willie

Price: $120.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi, 1989


Signed limited edition. One of 174 numbered copies signed by both the author and artist. Fine copy in original slipcase View more info

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HOUR OF MAGIC AND OTHER POEMS, The

By: Davies, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1922


1st trade edition, with designs by William Nicholson. 12mo, beige bonds with gold label on front and spine. Decorated end papers. 36 pp. A very good-near fine copy overall but with a bookplate inside front cover and lacking the dust jacket, a clipping of which is laid in. View more info

Old Possum's Book of Cats

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $87.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd, 1953


Note: This is NOT a first edition. It is 7th printing (1953). It is a collectible copy because it is accompanied by a signed letter from the illustrator Nicholas Bentley, on his stationary. The letter is dated 1947 and recounts a history of the other works Bentley had illustrated during the prior decade. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a 1/2" closed tear at top of back cover, a few small fingerprint smudges on back cover, and a light 1/8"x3/4" stain on the sp... View more info

San Francisco Review #1

By: Bukowski, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Review, 1958


1st ed. Includes poetry by Charles Bukowski, e.e. cummings, William Saroyan. Signed on copyright page by publisher R.H. Miller. Chip at top of spine; title page beginning to separate from text block. View more info

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Songs of Innocence & Songs of Experience

By: Blake, William

Price: $45.00


London: Arthur L Humphreys, 1911. 12mo, leather binding with gilt spine design, raised bands, gilt borders and bands by Riviere and Son. 1st ed. thus, containing Songs of Innocence & Songs of Experience. 64 pages. Decorated throughout with tipped-in engravings. Internally fine, but front cover is detached, light wear on edges and corners. Contemporary inked inscription inside front cover. View more info

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The Horkey

By: Bloomfield, Robert

Price: $57.50


1st edition; London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. Illustrations by George Cruikshank – note that this is not THE George Cruikshank, but his nephew. Interior is clean and tight. The covers are rubbed at edges, more heavily so at corners. View more info