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By: Baker, Thomas.
Publisher: London:, J. S. Hodson.: 1857.
Edition: First Edition.
Seller ID: 00003
Dark green cloth, blocked and lettered in gold. Signature of previous owner in ink on front paste-down. Baker, the author of many books on civil engineering, wrote this poem as a history of and a tribute to steam power. He included some 54 pages of additional annotations to his poem, from discussion of brittle cast-iron rails to the etymology of the word 'navvies'. T(homas) Baker died 1871 View more info
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1882
Edition: Later edition.
Seller ID: k190711h
Condition: Very good.
16mo, decorated red cloth, 72 pp. A later printing of the children's tale and rhyme first published by Nelson in 1857. Handsome full color chromolith frontispiece with b/w illustrations of anthropomorphic insects throughout. Ballantyne, a Scottish artist and prolific writer of juvenile fiction, composed this prose rendition of William Roscoe's popular poem and accompanied it with fanciful images of beetles in waistcoats, ladybugs with parasols, moles in top hats and striped pants, and other creatures. Very good: a clean, tight copy with light wear to covers; endpapers toned; contemporary pen... View more info
By: Blake, William
Seller ID: 150302
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
Seller ID: 040301
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
Seller ID: 150309
16 mo, grey boards, quarter leather. Blyenburg (1558-1668), a dutch poet, published this compilation of selections from modern Latin poets. A revised edition, first published the year earlier in 1599. CONDITION: Fair; Covers quite worn, but intact, with substantial staining. 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 verso of title page. 1" x 2" damp stain at bottom center of inside front cover and extending into the first dozen pages or so and again at the back cover. Other damp s... View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, Underground Press: 1964
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k180302b
1st ed., small 4to, wraps, 76 pp. Contributions by Neal Cassady, Alan Watts, Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, Kenneth Patchen and others. Text block is very good; clean and tight. Front cover rubbed with chips at top and bottom of spine; large stain on back cover. View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Review: 1958
Seller ID: 3467
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
By: Colum, Padraic
Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1930
Edition: 1st ed.
Inscription: Inscribed by author
Seller ID: k190218c
1st ed., 8vo, Cloth-backed batiqued boards. No. 19 of 200 copies signed and numbered by the author. 42 pp. Fine except for bookplate inside front cover; in poor slipcase lacking top/bottom edges and ½ of spine. View more info
Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1922
Seller ID: 1706198
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
By: Donne, John
Publisher: David R. Godine: 1973
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: 021802
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
By: Drinkwater, John
Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.: 1924
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: 1048
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 influential type-designers of the 20th century, having designed the Times New Roman typeface (1931) and several historical revivals ... View more info
Publisher: Milano: Fratelli Treves: 1902
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190212e
Milano: Fratelli Treves, 1902. 1st ed., small 4to, handmade paper; pp. (16), 289, (7) illustrated in red and black with several full-page drawings and numerous ornaments throughout. Gilt ornament on front cover, gilt titles on spine; ribbon ties. Original full vellum binding [it was also published in cloth]. Text in Italian. A tragic play in verses, presented for the first time at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on December 9th 1901. The text centers on the story of how Francesca da Rimini falls in love with her husband's brother in the 13th century. The play is based on an episode from Dante Al... View more info
By: Ginsberg, Allen
Publisher: New York, Book People: 1975
Seller ID: 5352
A trade paperback magazine featuring work by Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Gregory Corso, Kenneth Rexroth and others. Good; clean and tight but with A few small chips along edge of spine and shelf-wear at edges. View more info
Publisher: Venice: I[J]untuas: 1573
Edition: 2d edition
Seller ID: k190203f
2d, ed., 8vo, contemporary vellum. First published in 1530, this is an excerpt from the scarce second edition of Fracastoro’s works which utilized a different and more readable translation than the first edition of 1530. [Cambridge Companion to the Italian Renaissance, p. 379.] Condition: Fair -- pp. 170-215 of a larger volume, but with the colophon and registratum present at rear. The text block is generally clean with occasional foxing and toning or browning; front hinge cracked; covers intermittently stained, rubbed, peeled at extremities, endpapers browned. Contains the complete text ... View more info
By: Hughes, Ted
Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1978
Seller ID: 1706196
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
Publisher: New York, Random House: 1941
Seller ID: 081402
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
By: Khayyam, Omar
Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: n.d. (1909)
Edition: First thus
Seller ID: 121309
First Trade Edition. 4to. 20 superb illustrations by Dulac. Publisher's white cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board, the latter with elaborate gilt decoration; peacock feathers motif end papers. Decorative frame to text. Illustrated with 20 tipped in colour plates by Dulac, all with entitled tissue guards. Slight darkening to spine; front cover slightly bowed; front hinge split but still intact; several prior owner inked signatures on half-title page. Nevertheless, a very attractive copy for the price offered. View more info
By: Kipling, Rudyard
Publisher: NY, Doubleday Page & Co: 1920
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: c17092202
Condition: Near Fine
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
By: Kipling, Rudyard
Publisher: NY/East Aurora, The Roycroft Shop: 1899
Edition: 1st ed
Seller ID: 17092207
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
Publisher: Harry Ward Ritchie., Pasadena: 1930
Seller ID: dg180226a
Condition: Near fine
8vo, gray-green stitched wrappers. 32, (2)pp. Title printed in red & black. Edition limited to 200 copies printed by Harry Ward Ritchie at the press in the old Abbey of San Encino. Very good-near fine. No chips or tears but two small [1/8”] stains on front cover to the right of the title. View more info