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1 ARMITAGE, Simon. The Anaesthetist, a new poem … with lithographs by Valerii Mishim.
Hampshire: Clarion, Propero Poets 1994 paperback 21 cm. [14] pp. 4 lithos. Printed wrappers. Fine. 
Hampshire:: Clarion, Propero Poets. 1994. paperback. 21 cm. [14] pp. 4 lithos. Printed wrappers. Fine.. Limited edition of 499 copies. . 1 
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2 BRIDGES, Robert. Demeter, a Mask.
Oxford: Clarendon Press 1905 paperback Sm. 8vo. 67, [1] pp. Original blue printed wrappers; small chip at foot of spine. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)]. 
Oxford:: Clarendon Press. 1905. paperback. Sm. 8vo. 67, [1] pp. Original blue printed wrappers; small chip at. foot of spine. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)]. Very. good.. 2 
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3 BRIDGES, Robert. Eden an Oratorio. Set to music by C.V. Stanford.
London: Geo Bell & Sons, Novello Ewer and Co. 1891 hardcover Sm. 8vo. 40 pp. Original cream boards with gilt-stamped title on upper cover, t.e.g. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977) 
London:: Geo Bell & Sons, Novello Ewer and Co.. 1891. hardcover. Sm. 8vo. 40 pp. Original cream boards with gilt-stamped title on. upper cover, t.e.g. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)].. Fine.. LIMITED EDITION of 110 numbered copies, printed on hand-made paper. . 1 
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4 BRIDGES, Robert. Hymns.
Oxford: Henry Daniel 1899 paperback 8vo. [iv], 62, [10] pp. Original printed wrappers. Very good. 
Oxford:: Henry Daniel. 1899. paperback. 8vo. [iv], 62, [10] pp. Original printed wrappers. Very good.. LIMITED EDITION of 150 numbered copies. This is the first appearance of Hymns XXVIII-XLIII, predating the Oxford University Press edition. Madan 45: George L. McKay, A Bibliography of Robert Bridges, Columbia University Press, (1933), 35b. . 2 
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5 BRIDGES, Robert. October and Other Poems with occasional verses on the war.
London: William Heinemann 1920 hardcover 8vo. xii, 64 pp. Original grey paper boards, printed paper spine label, deckled edges. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-197 Signed
London:: William Heinemann. 1920. hardcover. 8vo. xii, 64 pp. Original grey paper boards, printed paper spine. label, deckled edges. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)].. LIMITED EDITION of 65 copies, of which this is number 45, signed by the author. Printed on hand-made paper. Bridges, who studied medicine at London’s St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, was the only medical graduate be appointed Poet Laureate, 1913-1930. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1900. . . 
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6 BRIDGES, Robert. Poems. By the author of “The Growth of Love.”
London: Edward Bumpus 1879 paperback 8vo. 51 pp. Original gray-blue printed wrappers; laid into a quarter brown straight grain morocco, brown cloth slip-case (case r 
London:: Edward Bumpus. 1879. paperback. 8vo. 51 pp. Original gray-blue printed wrappers; laid into a quarter. brown straight grain morocco, brown cloth slip-case (case rubbed).. Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)]. Very good copy.. Bridges first book of poems issues in 1873 was suppressed in 1878 by the author. This was the corrected reprinting of that work. . 2 
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7 BRIDGES, Robert; Maurice HEWLETT. A Poem; On Fairies. [Literary magazine].
London: English Review, March 19 h1911 hardcover 8vo. pp. 585-759, [1], ads. xvi. Later half brown morocco, brown cloth, raised bands, gilt stamped spine title, t.e.g.; extremit 
London:: English Review, March 19. h1911. hardcover. 8vo. pp. 585-759, [1], ads. xvi. Later half brown morocco, brown. cloth, raised bands, gilt stamped spine title, t.e.g.; extremities a. bit worn. Bookplates (3) of Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-. 1977)], Anne J. Smith and John Quinn. Very good.. 2 
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8 BYROM, John (1692-1763). Miscellaneous Poems. In two volumes.
Manchester: J. Harrop 1773 hardcover 2 volumes. Small 4to. [4], vi, 348; [4], vi, 353 pp. Lacks vol. I pp. 349-352. 2 charming engravings; offsetting from illustrati 
Manchester:: J. Harrop. 1773. hardcover. 2 volumes. Small 4to. [4], vi, 348; [4], vi, 353 pp. Lacks vol. I pp.. 349-352. 2 charming engravings; offsetting from illustrations, tear. in middle of leaf (Vol. I, pp. 63-4). Original quarter calf, marbled. boards; leather worn away, all covers off. Ownership blind stamp in. title and elsewhere. As is.. ESTC T227682. . . 
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9 CRANE, Nathalia Venus Invisible and other poems. Illustrations by Ruth Jonas
New York: Coward-McCann 1928 hardcover Small 8vo. 90 pp. Frontis., 4 plates. Original quarter black cloth over patterned paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title; edges 
New York:: Coward-McCann. 1928. hardcover. Small 8vo. 90 pp. Frontis., 4 plates. Original quarter black cloth. over patterned paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title; edges lightly. rubbed. Ownership signature of Albert M. Potts on title-page. Fine.. 1 
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10 DEUTSCH, Babette Honey out of the rock
New York & London: D. Appleton & Co. 1925 hardcover Small 8vo. ix, 129 pp. Original ribbed green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; edge and corners lightly bumped, faint 
New York & London:: D. Appleton & Co.. 1925. hardcover. Small 8vo. ix, 129 pp. Original ribbed green cloth, gilt-stamped. cover and spine titles; edge and corners lightly bumped, faint water-. stain at spine end. Very good.. 2 
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11 GRAY, Thomas (1716-1771). The Poems of Thomas Gray. Edited by Austin Lane Poole.
London: Humphrey Milford, 1937. 
The Hesperides Series. Small 4to. x, 162 pp. Appendix, index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn, book fine. Very good. [br] 
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12 KRUEGER, Janet. I Saw a Yellow Spider and other poems. Binding by Ruth McLelland.
[Long Beach: for the author] 1995 hardcover 15 cm. [32] pp. Bound in decorative red paper, ties. Possibly unique as this came from the author’s persona; collection and 
[Long Beach:: for the author]. 1995. hardcover. 15 cm. [32] pp. Bound in decorative red paper, ties. Possibly unique. as this came from the author’s persona; collection and this is. clearly personally printed. No copies listed on WorldCat.. . 
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13 LUCRETIUS (ca. 99 BC–ca. 55 BC); Jacques Parrain des COUTURES (translator, 1645-1702). Lucrece, de la Nature des Choses; Avec des remarques sur les endroits les plus difficiles. Traduction Nouvelle.
Paris: Chez Thomas Guillain 1685 hardcover Two volumes. Small 8vo. [38], 419, [13]; [2], 494, [10] pp. Half titles, engraved frontispiece by Johann Hainzelman (1641-1693?) 
Paris:: Chez Thomas Guillain. 1685. hardcover. Two volumes. Small 8vo. [38], 419, [13]; [2], 494, [10] pp. Half. titles, engraved frontispiece by Johann Hainzelman (1641-1693?),. small woodcut design on full titles, decorative initials, head and. tailpieces, indices, 2 errata sheets. Original full mottled calf,. five raised bands, gilt-stamped spines; heavily worn, spine portions. missing, broken joints but with holding cords [joints reinforced with. painted Kozo paper]. Ownership blind emboss stamps on frontis.,. titles, half title and last two leaves. Binding poor but internally. very good. Scarce.. Coutures, not widely admired for his writing, earned praise from Voltaire for this translation, [“la meilleure qu’on ait en France”]. An early and complete edition from 1685. The first printed edition of Lucretius’s famous poem, De rerum natura, was produced in Brescia, Lombardy (Italy) in 1473. The poem was rediscovered in a monastery in Germany in 1417 by Poggio Bracciolini (1380-1459), and it played an important role both in the development of atomism and the efforts of various figures of the Enlightenment era to construct a new Christian humanism. . 2 First Edition. 
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14 MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI; Robert BRIDGES (trans.) Sonnet XLIV of Michelangelo Buonarroti; Translated for Andrew Lang by Robert Bridges with his accompanying Epistle thereunto.
[Place of publication not identified], 191 paperback 8vo. [10] pp. 2-page facs. Original blue printed wrappers. Bookplate of Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)]. Fine. Limi 
[Place of publication not identified],: 191. paperback. 8vo. [10] pp. 2-page facs. Original blue printed wrappers. Bookplate. of Staunton Hill [David K.E. Bruce (1898-1977)]. Fine. Limited. edition of 35 copies printed for distribution among friends by J. St.. T. L.. 1 
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15 MOODY, William Vaughn Selected Poems of William Vaughn Moody. Edited, with Introduction, by Robert Morss Lovett
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1931 hardcover 8vo. xcii, 200 pp. Partially unopened. Yellow cloth, gilt-stamped black spine label, dust jacket; jacket chipped. Signature of A 
Boston & New York:: Houghton Mifflin Co.. 1931. hardcover. 8vo. xcii, 200 pp. Partially unopened. Yellow cloth, gilt-stamped. black spine label, dust jacket; jacket chipped. Signature of Albert. M. Potts on title-page. Very good.. 2 Dust jacket present. 
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16 MOORE, Merrill. Sonnets. Reprinted from the Sewanee Review, 1928-1935.
Sewanee: University Press 1938 paperback 8vo. 36 pp. Printed wrappers; rear cover chipped with some tape repair. Ex-library bookplate with embossed stamp on title, cover 
Sewanee:: University Press. 1938. paperback. 8vo. 36 pp. Printed wrappers; rear cover chipped with some tape. repair. Ex-library bookplate with embossed stamp on title, cover call. number painted over. Good.. 3 
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17 ORSATO, Sertorio (1617-1678); Gianantonio ORSATO (d. 1743); Carlo VALDIZOPPI. Marmi Eruditi Ovvero Lettere sopra Alcune Antiche Inscrizioni, Opera Postuma del Conte Sertorio Orsato, Cav. del Sereniss. Senato Veneto; Colle Annotazioni del P.D. Gianantonio Orsato ...
Padova [Padua]: Giuseppe Comino 1719 hardcover 4to. [vi], xviii, 361, [35] pp. Portrait frontispiece engraved by F.M. Francia, title vignette with plaque, indices. Contemporar 
Padova [Padua]:: Giuseppe Comino. 1719. hardcover. 4to. [vi], xviii, 361, [35] pp. Portrait frontispiece engraved by. F.M. Francia, title vignette with plaque, indices. Contemporary calf,. gilt-stamped spine and double-rulings, 6 raised bands; cover. reattached with kozo, with retouched corners. Theological Institute. of Connecticut blind-stamps to first and last few pages. Very good;. internally near fine.. Early edition, first issued in 1669, of this study of “inscriptions in connexion with Latin scholarship.” – Sandys. Orsato was an Italian scholar and archaeologist known for influential works in both Italian and Latin. “Poetry was his amusement, and we have several volumes of his Lyric and other poems in Italian; but his serious object was, [sic] Antiquities, and Ancient Inscriptions. Towards the latter part of his life, he was professor of philosophy at Padua. He wrote the “History of Padua” in Italian, and presented it to the doge and senate of Venice: but, during a long discourse he made upon this occasion, a natural call came upon him, the checking of which occasioned a suppression of urine; and of this he died in 1678” (Owen & Johnston, p. 73). Includes a life of Orsato. REFERENCES: Brunet, IV, 239; Graesse, V, 54; Haym, IV, 159(8); Lords of the Committee on Education, First Proofs of the Universal Catalogue of Books on Art: Compiled ..., Volume 2, (1870), p. 1504; Owen, William & William Johnston, A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons, Vol. X, London: W. Strahan, T. Payne and Son, et al., 1784; John Edwin Sandys, Latin Epigraphy: An Introduction to the Study of Latin Inscriptions, II, p. 27. FULL TITLE: Marmi Eruditi Ovvero Lettere sopra Alcune Antiche Inscrizioni, Opera Postuma del Conte Sertorio Orsato, Cav. del Sereniss. Senato Veneto; Colle Annotazioni del P.D. Gianantonio Orsato, Monaco Benedettino Casinese, Nipote dell’Autore; Consagrate al Reverendissimo P.D. Carlo Valdizoppi, Abate di S. Maria di Fonte Vivo, e Proccurator Generale de’ Casinesi. . 1 
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18 REED, John (1887-1920). The Day in Bohemia, or, life among the artists.
New York: Printed for the Author 1913 paperback 8vo. 48 pp. Original printed brown wrappers; slight wear to spine ends, else very good. 
New York:: Printed for the Author. 1913. paperback. 8vo. 48 pp. Original printed brown wrappers; slight wear to spine. ends, else very good.. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at Hillacre, Riverside, Connecticut. “After returning from a merry post-graduation visit to England, France and Spain, Reed settled in New York in March 1911. ... With the invaluable help of his friend Steffens, Reed found work with the American Magazine, where, among other editorial tasks, he selected from poetry manuscripts those worth arguing for in the editorial committee. The Monthly and the Lampoon at Harvard had trained him in such disputations, and in The Day in Bohemia, a delightful verse parody written during the summer of 1912 during a long stay in Portland [Oregon] after the death of his father...” – Eric Homberger, John Reed, Manchester University Press, 1990, page 27. ¶ The dedicatory epistle to Lincoln Steffens offers: “Steffens, I hope I am doing no wrong to you / By dedicating this doggerel song to you; / P’raps you’ll resent / The implied compliment, / But light-hearted Liberty seems to belong to you. / … “But there’s anæmia / Ev’n in Bohemia, / That there’s not more of it – there is the miracle!” John Silas “Jack” Reed was an American journalist, poet, and socialist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days that Shook the World, (1919). He was married to writer and feminist Louise Bryant. Reed died in Moscow due to potted typhus; he was just 33 years of age. . 2 
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19 ROBINSON, Edward Arlington (1869-1935) Dionysus in Doubt. A book of poems
New York: Macmillan Co. 1925 hardcover Small 8vo. 117 pp. Maroon cloth, printed paper cover and spine labels. Fine. 
New York:: Macmillan Co.. 1925. hardcover. Small 8vo. 117 pp. Maroon cloth, printed paper cover and spine. labels. Fine.. 1 
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20 ROWE, Elizabeth Singer (1674-1737). Friendship in Death; in Letters from the Dead to the Living. To which are added letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. Cooke’s Edition.
London: C. Cooke [1797] hardcover 12mo. 300, xii, 12 pp. Four engraved plates, tailpieces, small engraving on title; stained, foxed throughout. Original dark calf 
London:: C. Cooke. [1797]. hardcover. 12mo. 300, xii, 12 pp. Four engraved plates, tailpieces, small. engraving on title; stained, foxed throughout. Original dark calf;. heavily worn, cover off. Ink signatures on title and title verso. (Madam Codman, Josh. Brooksby and George Wilson), rubber-ink stamped. numbers on title verso, blind emboss stamps on first and last few. leaves, including title. Bookplate of Charles T. Congdon [Charles. Taber Congdon (1821-1891) “Pernoctant Nobis”]. As is.. Elizabeth Singer Rowe was an English religious poet, this being her most popular work. Provenance: “Charles Taber Congdon began his journalistic career by cleaning the floors of the New Bedford Courier and delivering papers. He went to Brown University in 1837 (he provides details of this experience in his 1880 memoir Reminiscences of a Journalist), but left the program after three years and returned to New Bedford. There he first worked as a reporter for the Daily Register and later as editor of the Daily Bulletin and associate editor of the Daily Mercury. In 1857 Horace Greeley personally asked Congdon to come to New York City and work for the New York Tribune. During this time, he became known as “Greeley’s right hand man.” Other Tribune reporters noted that “Congdon wrote from the head while Greeley wrote from the heart” (J. Lee). Congdon was an avid supporter of the abolitionist movement.” – Lehigh University. See: Peter Walmsley, "Whigs in Heaven: Elizabeth Rowe’s Friendship in Death". Eighteenth-Century Studies. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011; Paula R. Backscheider, Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Full title: De Variis Disputandi Methodis Veteris Ecclesiae. Rectore Universitatis Eberhardinae Carolinae Magnificentissimo Serenissimo ac Potentissimo Duce et Domino, Domino Carolo, Duce Wirtembergiae et Tecciae Regnante…. . . 
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