Omaha: The Cummington Press, 1990. Littell, Harry. Hardcover. 16mo -. 140/243 c. Beautiful copy of compilation of Howard's poem, with 7 photoengraved plates by Harry Littell. INSCRIBED on colophon by writer. Light brown Japanese cloth with spine label with author name wrapped over front board with title. Printed by Harry Duncan on moldmade paper by Caratier Miniani Fabriano. Bembo type. 120 pp. PRI/020207. Fine.
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Omaha: Cummington Press, 1993. Paper Covered. 12mo. 87/140 c. Lovely poems in nicely printed book. Pink and gray marbled covers with spine label extending onto the front cover. Bembo type printed on Lana Royal paper by Harry Duncan at the University of Nebraska Book Arts Center. 59 pp. PRI/031907. Fine.
London and New York: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First American Edition. Hardcover. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY WITH DUST JACKET. Original vellum backed and gray paper boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor browning to paste downs and end pages. Else is clean and bright. Many pages are unopened. Grey dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Dust jacket missing pieces at the head and foot of the spine and along the top edge of the front panel. Minor browning to edges of dust jacket. "Scribners" at the foot of the spine. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, Edinburgh. Southern author who wrote fiction under the pseudonym Fielding Burke. 119 pages. POE/110316. Very Good / Good.
Baltimore: Mercury Publishers, 1941. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Scarce. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Off white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Browning to dust jacket, especially spine as well as some chipping and creasing to spine. Now in a protective plastic sleeve. "To Gerald W. Johanson" written on the front panel of dust jacket in the author's hand writing. 48 pages. Poetry. POET/080211. Near Fine in Very Good Minus DJ.
London: Humphrey Toulmin, 1930. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY AUTHOR & ARTIST; hand-numbered 142 of 500 copies. Very good plus green cloth 8vo., color illustrated paper pastedown to cover, bright gilt title to spine, which is faded. Top edge gilt. Interior is lovely: clean and bright (though faint foxing to endpapers); deckle-edge, vellum paper. Frontispiece + several illustrations throughout. 54 pp. Poetry. POE/10143. Very Good +.
London: John Lane, 1899. Hardcover. First Edition in rare variant binding. Copies are usually found in black cloth. This copy is bound in red cloth with gilt title, author and Art Nouveau influenced of flowers and birds to front cover. In very good condition with some light scraping to cloth along bottom of front cover. The interior pages are clean and tight. Bookplate of illustrator Pickford Waller affixed to front pastedown. 187 pages. POE/051111. Very Good.
Baltimore: (1929). Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, SCARCE. Thin 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board. Slight rubbing to spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. 56 pages. Poetry. POE/100311. Very Good +.
Baltimore: J. H. Furst Company, 1943. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. SCARCE. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to edges and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Author's signature to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 73 pages. POET/031215. Very Good.
New York: The Viking Press, 1942. Hardcover. Very good in very good- beige illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor soiling and edge wear to dust jacket as well as minor browning. Charming illustrations by Dorothy Lathrop. 144 pages. Poetry. POE2/3112. Very Good in Very Good- DJ.
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1885. Hardcover. Volume V of De Quincy's Works. Reprint edition. Overall very good in blue cloth with title label on spine. Rubbing and foxing to label. Occasional pencil underlining through first 50 pages. Minor foxing to end pages. Previous owner's bookplate (small) on front endpaper. Poetry. POE1/7100. Very Good.
Paris: Lefevre, 1834. Hardcover. Third edition. Very good- in 3/4 maroon leather with marble paper boards. Front hinge repaired. Rubbing and chipping at corners. Rear board is rubbed and warped from minor water damage. Foxing to endpapers, title page, final 20 pages. Damp staining to 2nd half of pages. Signed binding. 914 pages. Poetry. POE1/5030. Very Good -.
Baltimore: Society of American Poets, 1943. Paperback. Very good- in green paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Soiling to top of front wrapper and to spine. Small christmas sticker to front wrapper. Minor edgewear. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 101 pages + table of contents. Poetry. POE/041816. Very Good -.
Baltimore: Society of American Poets, 1943. Paperback. Very good- in purple paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Fading and soiling to front wrapper and to spine. Minor edgewear. Moderate foxing to title page and dedication page and a few spots to margins of first few pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 92 pages. Poetry. POE/020918. Very Good -.
Boston: Milford House, (1974). Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to front board and minor discoloration to rear board. Minor foxing to interior hinges and very lightly to rear end pages. Else is clean and bright. Tight binding. 205 pages. LIT/031717. Very Good.
Baltimore: Pen and Pad Press, 2016. Paperback. First book of poetry by this young writer. He grew up in Kentucky but now lives in Baltimore and is inspired to write of both places and his experiences there. In brown, yellow, and white paper wraps with title and author to front cover and spine. In fine condition. 5 x 6 inches. 57 pages. POE/071817. Fine.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with black title to white title label on front board. Light toning to title label. Browning to spine. Light damp stain to rear board. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Foxing throughout interior. Lovely frontispiece + 23 other illustrated plates. Textblock mostly tight but split in a few places. 46 pages + plates. Poetry. POE/11053. Very Good.