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The Foothills Of Parnassus

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010080

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010080: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on front and the spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no marks or names found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except that spine is slightly cocked). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "I May not hope to scale the loftier heights, Full well I know! Yet are there foothills with their rare delights, And slopes below.": 5.5 x 7.75 i... View more info

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The Voices : "The Voice of Nature," "The Voice of a Pebble," and "The Voice of Superstition."

By: Barlow, Warren Sumner

Price: $67.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, William White & Company: 1872

Edition: Fifth Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010424

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010424: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. No Jacket As Issued. Boards are brown buckram binding, with brown lettering within a gilt stamping on the front and spine, with beveled and framed boards. Spine is worn at top and bottom edges and boards are rubbed at corners. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for a publishing house's embossed stamp on title page and a prior bookstore's stamp on last blank page), bright, tightly... View more info

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Ancestors' Brocades : The Literary Debut Of Emily Dickinson

By: Bingham, Millicent Todd

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1945

Edition: Third Edition

Store ID: 005997

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


005997: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has neat bookplate, dated 1945, in upper corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has several edge chips, but has protected the book well. "The story of the first appearance of Emily Dickinson's poetry and the extraordinary human drama that brought this work to an abrupt end - told by the daugh... View more info

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The Flaming Terrapin

By: Campbell, Roy

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, England, Jonathan Cape Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010260

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010260: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Many pages remain uncut. This is the author's first book and has a frontispiece drawing by John Austen. Boards are green spine cloth, with a green and brown pattern over white on the front and back covers. A paper label provides title and author on the spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no marks, names or bookplates), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, ... View more info

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First Rhymes (A Day Of Rhymes With A Different Twist)

By: Coats, Lucy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003189

ISBN: 0760703590

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


003189: No Jacket as Issued. Copy has two small nicks in top edge of back board and front cover has some thin scratches. Pages are sharp cornered, unmarked and tight. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 10 in.: 64 pages View more info

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Over Here: War Time Rhymes Series

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Reilly & Britton Co.: 1918

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012621

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


012621: Boards are dark blue with bright gilt lettering and banner on front; lettering on spine is somewhat faded. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 5 x 7.5 in.: 192 pages View more info

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The Serpent In The Wilderness

By: Masters, Edgar Lee

Price: $234.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Sheldon Dick: 1933

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010204

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


010204: Contained in labeled book box. Box is in Very Good condition, with light rubbing at corners. Book is a Limited Numbered Edition (#317 of 400, without holograph manuscript), SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Edgar Lee Masters) on last page. Boards are bright red paper with light brown tweed cloth spine and gilt lettering on spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book is protected by original publisher's tissue dustjac... View more info

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The Oxford Book Of American Verse

By: Matthiessen, F. O. (Compiler & Introduction By)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Store ID: 006703

ISBN: 0195000498

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


006703: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dark Blue Boards, with bright gilt lettering on front and spine, and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Very light rubbing at top of spine. Slight starting to separate page block in middle of table of contents pages. "A worthy companion to The Oxford Book of English Verse, this anthology covers, in 571 selections, the whole range of American poetry from colonial times; more than half of it is devot... View more info

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Poems About God

By: Ransom, John Crowe

Price: $585.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011171

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


011171: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. No dustjacket is included. Original brown paper boards with paper label on the front board and spine, both labels are clear and complete. Boards and pages are clean (except for small darkened rectangle at bottom of inside front board where a prior bookseller's label was), unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This, Ransom's first book, was completed during hi... View more info

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Precipitations

By: Scott, Evelyn

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Nicholas L. Brown: 1920

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010257

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010257: No dustjacket is included. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are bright red with paper author and title labels on spine and front cover. Label on front is complete but spine label is chipped. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very slight rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Evelyn Scott (1893–1963) was an American novelist, playwright and ... View more info

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The Star-Treader And Other Poems

By: Smith, Clark Ashton

Price: $560.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, A. M. Robertson: 1912

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010255

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010255: No dustjacket is included. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Clark Ashton Smith) in full and ink on half-title page, who has also neatly made a few minor corrections and edits to several of his poems. Many pages of the book remain uncut. Boards are tan with gilt lettering on spine and on front cover, along with a 4-5" stamped design of mountain peaks and pine trees on front cover. Spine is slightly darkened and a... View more info

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The Star-Treader And Other Poems

By: Smith, Clark Ashton

Price: $425.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, A. M. Robertson: 1912

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010256

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


010256: Bookjacket / dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy is a publisher's review copy with original slip still securly attached at spine to front flyleaf. Dustjacket is complete but has several small edge chips and some very small spots. Dustjacket and Boards are tan with gilt lettering on spine and on front cover, along with a 4-5" stamped design of mountain peaks and pine trees on front cover. Spine is slightly darkened and a little rubbi... View more info

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In Praise Of Stevenson: An Anthology: The Bookfellow Series Series

By: Starrett, Vincent (Editor and Introduction By) / Stevenson, Robert Louis (Author)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Bookfellows: 1919

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010258

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010258: First edition limited to 325 copies. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. DOUBLE INSCRIBED COPY. Book is SIGNED BY EDITOR (Vincent Starrett), with inscription, "Dear P. J. J - Kind regard, and gratitude for your interest. Vincent Starrett 10 March 1920" on front flyleaf, and SIGNED BY DEDICATEE (Walter M. Hill) to whom the book was dedicated, "With best wishes from one booklover to another, Walter M. Hill March 13th 1920"... View more info

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Theme and Variations

By: Stephens, James

Price: $103.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Fountain Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010432

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


010432: Limited First Edition (#479 of 850) and SIGNED BY AUTHOR (James Stephens). Some pages remain uncut. Book is without a slipcase, but is in Fine/As New condition. No Dustjacket. Boards (of dark green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration) and pages (printed on Barcham Green's hand made paper from The Curwen Press) are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Signed by Author: 5 x 8 in.: 31 pages View more info

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Travelling Standing Still - Poems 1918-1928

By: Taggard, Genevieve

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1928

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010249

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010249: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Limited, Numbered Edition (#98 of 110), and SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Genevieve Taggard). Has interesting bookplate (of Gene Siegel) neatly affixed on inside of front cover. Binding is black spine with silver lettering and bright red boards with silver lettering and flower emblem. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at... View more info

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Best Loved Poems From Ideals

By: Tonn, Maryjane Hooper

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ideals Publishing Corp.: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004456

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004456: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Light scuffing at corners of boards. Contains full-page color illustrations with the collection of best loved poems. Boards and pages are otherwise clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. : 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 80 pages View more info