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Burns' Select Works: Prose.

By: BURNS, Robert (1759-1796).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, R. & W.A. Bartow, 1820-1.: 1820

Seller ID: BL4638


2 volumes. 12mo. 216; 216 pp. Frontispiece portrait, half-title with vignette [vol. II]; browned and foxed. Original full calf, red and black gilt-stamped spine labels; chipped, joints cracked (repaired with kozo), worn. Ownership signatures of Alice B. Wight; "Miss. Alden". Poor. Issued as part of the BRITISH POETS series, volumes XII & XIII. View more info

Venus Invisible and other poems. Illustrations by Ruth Jonas.

By: CRANE, Nathalia.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Coward-McCann, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: B2139


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. View more info

Honey out of the rock.

By: DEUTSCH, Babette.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York & London:, D. Appleton & Co., 1925.: 1925

Seller ID: B2145


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. View more info

Lucrece, de la Nature des Choses; Avec des remarques sur les endroits les plus difficiles. Traduction Nouvelle.

By: LUCRETIUS (ca. 99 BC–ca. 55 BC); Jacques Parrain des COUTURES (translator, 1645-1702).

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Paris:, Chez Thomas Guillain, 1685.: 1685

Seller ID: LV2121


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, ... View more info

Selected Poems of William Vaughn Moody. Edited, with Introduction, by Robert Morss Lovett.

By: MOODY, William Vaughn.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston & New York:, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: B2196


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. Dust jacket present. View more info

Sonnets. Reprinted from the Sewanee Review, 1928-1935.

By: MOORE, Merrill.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Sewanee:, University Press, 1938.: 1938

Seller ID: M11326


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. View more info

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 . . .

By: ORSATO, Sertorio (1617-1678); Gianantonio ORSATO (d. 1743); Carlo VALDIZOPPI.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Padova [Padua]:, Giuseppe Comino, 1719.: 1719

Seller ID: LV2137


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 h... View more info

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Il Morgante Maggiore.

By: PULCI, Luigi (1432-1484).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Florence [i.e. Napoli]:, Con licenza de' Superiori, 1732.: 1732

Seller ID: BL4656


4to. [xvi], 338 pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait by Francesco Sesoni, woodcut title vignette, half-title, title printed in red & black – mostly printed in double columns. Nineteenth century half red morocco, mauve cloth; joints worn, corner exposed, inner hinges reinforced with kozo. Bookplate of Leon Rene Yankwich. Very good. Edited with the 'argomenti' of J.A. Lucchesi; edited, with a life of the author by Pier-Ismaele Pedagucci. – British Museum Catalogue. Important critical edition of this well-known poem written in the fifteenth century. "On regarde cette edition comm... View more info

The Day in Bohemia, or, life among the artists.

By: REED, John (1887-1920).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York:, Printed for the Author, 1913.: 1913

Seller ID: LV1996


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 D... View more info

Dionysus in Doubt. A book of poems.

By: ROBINSON, Edward Arlington (1869-1935).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan Co., 1925.: 1925

Seller ID: B2135


Small 8vo. 117 pp. Maroon cloth, printed paper cover and spine labels. Fine. View more info

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.

By: ROWE, Elizabeth Singer (1674-1737).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London:, C. Cooke, [1797].: 1797

Seller ID: LV2041


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 journ... View more info