Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. Hardcover. First edition. Blunden (1896-1974) was a distinguished English poet, author and critic; one of the 16 Great War poets commemorated in the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey; Professor of Poetry, Oxford University 1966-1968. Red cloth boards titled on spine in gilt. Fine in lightly rubbed cream dust jacket with black title to faded spine panel. 725 pages. BOB/1116161. Fine / Very Good.
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New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1985. Hardcover. Eighth printing. Complete in one volume with 1850 biographies and 1700 portraits. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Fine, without dust jacket. Illustrated. 1577 pages. A large book that may require an extra shipping fee. BOB/111616. Fine.
Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House, 1983. FIRST EDITION. Paper Boards. 8vo. Black glossy paper covered boards with white title to spine and illustration to front board. Interior is pristine with bright text and many illustrations (color and B&W). Tight binding. Minor scuffing to boards. 48 pp. BOB/100404. Very Good.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1932. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN PART II. Part I was published in 1929 and Part II in 1932. Both volumes Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spines. Part I has slightly more wear including chipping to gilt title and light foxing to end pages. Part I covers the Pre-Classical Period of 1610-1634 and Part II covers the Period of Corneille of 1635-1651. BOB1/2052 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1978. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION. NUMBER 237 OF 400 COPIES. Orange cloth backed orange paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior. In original glassine dust jacket. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. 65 pages. Books on Books. BOB309171. Fine / Very Good+.
Yale Review Offprint, 1906. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good in very good- blue-green paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Browning and chipping to edges of wrappers. Expert repair to spine. Author's inscription to top edge of title page. Minor chipping to edge of title page. Text is clean and bright. American History. AME3/2052. Very Good.
New York: Pocket Books, (1991). Hardcover. 8vo. Very clean red cloth backed grey paper boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bump to spine ends and to bottom edge of front board. Interior is pristine. Tight binding. Dj has minor edgewear and minor rubbing. Faded marking where old price sticker was removed to front of dust jacket. Index, 252 pages. BOB/100404. Near Fine / Very Good+.
Zurich/Ascona: Centro del bel Libro, J. Stemmle & Co., 1969. Paperback. Very good in original green wrappers w/some rubbing, front hinge split about an inch in length, bit of yellowish staining to rear cover. Interior is clean; binding tight. Illustrated with b/w photos. In French and German; 128 pp., w/several pages of ads. Books on Books. BOB/11213. Very Good.
Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1984. Hardcover. "Should children be called natural poets? How can the creative efforts of children be recognized and encouraged, yet placed in the perspective of a body of poetic literature? What role should parents, teachers, educators, and poet-teachers play in fostering children's appreciation of poetry and in encouraging their creativity and imagination through the writing of poetry?" (jacket). Grey cloth boards with white title to spine. Previous owner's signature in pen to front free endpaper. Pink dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Wear and a few closed tears to edges of jacket. 354 pages. POE/050918. Very Good / Very Good.
Leipzig: Gerhard Loh, 1997. Paperback. First edition. Green paper wrappers with brown cloth spine. White paper title label reading "Internationale Bibliographie der Antiquariats-, Auktions- und Kunstkataloge: Sonderband I: 1555-1675" to front cover. Crease to front cover.274 pages. BOB/111816. Fine.