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Fifty Years of American Poetry
1 Fifty Years of American Poetry
New York Harry N. Abrams 1984 -. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Barry Moser 
Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, blue endpapers. Illustrated with wood engravings by Barry Moser. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, spine and tops of panels sunned, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD+. . Wood Engravings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 260 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Poems of To-Day: an Anthology.
2 Poems of To-Day: an Anthology.
Sidgwick & Jackson 1915 -. 1 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Full green cloth, white lettering and decoration on cover and spine. . Former owner's inscription on ffep, volume show mild wear including small tear in cloth binding along edge of spine. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall. xvi, 174, (2) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's
3 The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's
NY The Heritage Press 1935 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Valenti Angelo 
Red leather with blind stamped design on front and rear, gilt lettering on spine, beautiful yellow endpapers with intricate red design followed throughout the volume, text in black and white illuminated in pure gold. . Spine is faded and worn, boards show only slight wear, page edges are yellowed, else tight and clean. GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The House of the Titans and Other Poems, A.E. (Russell, George William)
4 A.E. (Russell, George William) The House of the Titans and Other Poems
New York Macmillan 1934 1 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Covered in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front. Deckle edge. . Clipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped and browned with a piece missing from top of spine. First several pages are lightly stained on fore-edge. Otherwise, text is unmarked, binding is square & tight. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vi, 82 pp 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry, Aiken, Conrad
5 Aiken, Conrad Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1919 1 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Full red cloth, black lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red). . Several pages uncut, volume shows mild wear, mostly around corners and head and heel of spine. VERY GOOD.. Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall. 305, (1) pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE DIVINE COMEDY The Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso, Alighieri, Dante; Lawrence Grant White (trans.)
6 Alighieri, Dante; Lawrence Grant White (trans.) THE DIVINE COMEDY The Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso
NY Pantheon 1948 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Gustave Dore 
Publisher's full brown cloth with black panel on spine, gilt lettering, blind stamped DANTE on front cover. Profusely illustrated with B&W reproductions of Dore's engravings. . Head of spine has very slight shelf-wear, bottom tips are lightly bumped, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is rubbed on the spine and on the lower tips, front cover has a couple of light scratches, slight tanning to edges of rear cover only. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xiv, 188 pp 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual - English and Italian - Edition), Alighieri, Dante; Robert Pinsky (trans)
7 Alighieri, Dante; Robert Pinsky (trans) The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual - English and Italian - Edition)
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997 0374525315 / 9780374525316 First Edition. 1 Soft Cover As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Michael Mazur 
Publisher's glossy, pictoral wraps, white lettering on spine and cover. Signed and dated by the translator, Robert Pinsky, on the half-title. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Michael Mazur. In 1997 Robert Pinsky was named the United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, being the first (and so far only) poet to be named to three terms. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxiv), 427 pp. Signed by Translator 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
Yehuda Amichai:  A Life of Poetry 1948-1994, Amichai, Yehuda; Benjamin and Barbara Harshav (trans.)
8 Amichai, Yehuda; Benjamin and Barbara Harshav (trans.) Yehuda Amichai: A Life of Poetry 1948-1994
NY Harpercollins 1994 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over violet boards, silver lettering on spine. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has very slight shelf-wear to the head of the spine, and has lost a bit of its glossiness. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xv, 475 pp 
Price: 28.00 USD
 
 
When the Plow Cuts, Andraski, Katie
9 Andraski, Katie When the Plow Cuts
Winnetka, IL Thorntree Press 1988 0939395118 / 9780939395118 First Printing Soft Cover As New with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall. 64 pp. Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Auden, W. H. (ed.); Norman Holmes Pearson (ed.) Romantic Poets: William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1982 First Edition (?). 1 Leather As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Eugene Karlin 
Full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, marbled endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth sewn, and with concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Illustrated with full-page full-color plates by Eugene Karlin. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xvii), 461 pp 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Rogues in Porcelain: A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems, Austen, John
11 Austen, John Rogues in Porcelain: A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. 1924 First Edition Thus. First Printing Leather Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Austen 
Magnificent inlaid binding by Riviere and Son, with their stamp on the front turn-in. Full green crushed morocco with a leather inlay in seven different colors of leather. Spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling and borders in the remainder, gilt ruled borders with gilt devices at each corner on covers, color illustrated endpapers which are matched in the doublures, gilt borders and devices on each turn-in, a.e.g. Illustrated with bright color plates, as well as numerous head and tail-pieces in full color by John Austen, after the style of Aubrey Beardsley. This volume is designed to "give pleasure to all those who love the courtesies, the formalities, and the gracious fancies of the Augustan age of English Poetry." A stunningly beautiful binding. . Expertly refurbished, spine moderately sunned, else unmarked, tight, square, clean, and crisp. An extremely beautiful book. NEAR FINE. . Color drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 258 pp 
Price: 995.00 USD
 
 
The Shield of Perseus The Vision and Imagination of Howard Nemerov, Bartholomay, Julia A.
12 Bartholomay, Julia A. The Shield of Perseus The Vision and Imagination of Howard Nemerov
Gainesville, FL University of Florida Press 1972 0813003172 / 9780813003177 First Edition. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 168 pp 
Price: 19.00 USD
 
 
13 Beeton, Samuel Orchart (ed) Beeton's Great Book of Poetry: From Caedmon and King Alfred's Boethius to Browning and Tennyson. Containing nearly Two Thousand of the Best Pieces in the English Language; with Sketches of the History of the Poetry of Our Country, and Biographical Notices of Five Hundred of the Poets (Two Volumes, Complete)
London Ward, Lock & Tyler 1871 First Printing Leather Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Half leather over marbled boards, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooled borders on covers, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Samuel Orchart Beeton (1830-1877) was an English publisher, best known as the husband of Mrs Beeton (Isabella Mary Mayson) and publisher of "Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management." Beeton was the first British publisher of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852, securing the rights from the then-unknown Harriet Beecher Stowe. He launched "The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine," a pioneering serial for middle-class women, the same year. His "Boy's Own Magazine," published in the UK from 1855 to 1890, was the first and most influential boys' magazine. After trying to fit all of his favorite poetry in to one "not unwieldly" volume, he published this two-volume set in 1871. . Edges mildly worn, corners lightly bumped, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
A Book of Americans, Bene, Rosemary and Stephen Vincent
14 Bene, Rosemary and Stephen Vincent A Book of Americans
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1933 First Printing Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Charles Child 
Publisher's full blue cloth, black lettering on spine, gilt and black lettering and medallion on cover, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color illustrations by Charles Child. . Spine lightly soiled, covers sunned and rubbed, edges browned and lightly soiled, former owner's name on fep, black mark on half-title, spine starting, several pages lightly soiled, else very good. GOOD. . B&W and color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 114, (1) pp 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benét (Two Volumes, Complete) Volume One: Poetry & Volume Two: Prose, Benét, Stephen Vincent
15 Benét, Stephen Vincent Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benét (Two Volumes, Complete) Volume One: Poetry & Volume Two: Prose
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1942 First Printing Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on red panel on spine.Two volume set with an introductory section about Benét written by Basil Davenport.. Gilt on spine dulled, shelf-wear on spine, occasional pencil markings, some dampstains, dog-eared, two pages in vol. two have small tears on bottom edge, text is legible, pages uncut. GOOD. . Vol. 1 & 2. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xiv), 487, 483 pp 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Western Star, Benet, Stephen Vincent
16 Benet, Stephen Vincent Western Star
New York Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1943 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, 181 pp 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, Berryman, John
17 Berryman, John Homage to Mistress Bradstreet
NY Farrar, Straus & Cudahy 1956 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Ben Shahn 
Publisher's paper covered pictorial boards. With b&w illustrations by Ben Shahn. . Head and heel of spine are very slightly rubbed, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is split along the spine, has 3/4" chips at the spine ends, and the original price is crossed out in ink and a new price is written alongside. NEAR FINE/ POOR. . B&W drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 60 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Dr. Johnson's Waterfall and other Poems, Bevington, Helen
18 Bevington, Helen Dr. Johnson's Waterfall and other Poems
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1946 1 Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Book is in very good condition. Yellowed endpapers but very bright interior. Poet was nominated for Pulitzer Prize. Silver lettering on Black Boards. No Jacket. First Edition . 164 pp 
Price: 4.00 USD
 
 
The Works of William Blake Selected Poetry and Prose, Blake, William
19 Blake, William The Works of William Blake Selected Poetry and Prose
Roslyn, NY Black's Readers Service 1953 Reprint. 1 Hard Cover As New with no dust jacket 
Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall. 313 pp 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
Passing For Normal: Poems and Stories, Blinn, Lucia
20 Blinn, Lucia Passing For Normal: Poems and Stories
Chicago First Flight Books 2004 1887229213 / 9781887229210 1 Soft Cover Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Publisher's glossy wraps. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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