Francestown, NH: Marshall Jones Company, 1948. Rudd, Tracy Porter. Hardcover. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Green cloth boards with black and gilt title to spine and front panel. A few yellow speckles to boards, though they are clean overall. Very clean interior with tight binding. Tan illustrated dj with brown spine panel and beige title to spine. Several large closed tears to edges of dj and a few small open tears to spine panel. 101 pp. POE/081105. Very Good in Good dj.
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Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, (1964). Paperback. 8vo. Second printing. Very good in olive green and white illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Creasing and rubbing to exterior. Light yellow stain to bottom edge of pages. Text remains clean and bright. 186 pages. POET/111618. Very Good.
Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Small 4to. Blue paper covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Rubbing to edges and minor bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to half title page. Slight foxing to first few pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear, soiling, and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 243 pages. VA/042219. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1944. Hardcover. 8vo. In red cloth covered boards with blue title block with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Small stain to front board and slight overall bow to both boards. Very slight edgewear and rubbing. Interior is clean with b/w illustrations throughout. 219pp. MARI/100504. Very Good.
London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey and Co., 1887. Hardcover. Uncommon First Edition. T.E. Brown (1880-1897) was a poet, scholar, and theologian. He was born on the Isle of Man, and wrote his poetry in Manx English, a dialect formerly spoken on the Isle of Man. The dialect is derived from the Celtic as is Welsh. In the book, there are footnotes giving the English word for some of the dialect. Bound in the original brown patterned cloth, with gilt title to spine. Some rubbing and bumping to cloth but otherwise in very good minus condition. Front hinge is tender but the text is tightly bound and the interior pages are clean. Book plate of Mark Samuels Lasner affixed to front pastedown. 385 pages. POE/081309. Very Good -.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1945). Hardcover. 4to. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title and illustrations to front board and gilt title to spine. Very slight rippling to cloth at top of boards. Inscription to previous owner on front free end page dated 1946. Else is clean and bright with 8 tipped in color plates and several black and white illustrations. Housed in white and pink illustrated box with white title and illustration to front board. Minor soiling, fading, browning too box as well as bumping to corners of box. 86 pages. POE/062217. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth covered boards withgilt title to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's writing to front free end page and rear end pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes illustrated frontis piece with intact tissue guard. Index, 1359 pages. POE/090116. Very Good.
London: Alexander Strahan, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Robert Buchanan (1841-1901) was a Scottish poet and playwright who struggled early in his career but later found success. He is remembered for his long and bitter feud against some of the major poets of his day - Rossetti, Morris, Swinburne - ignited by his 1871 essay titled "The Fleshly School of Poetry. Size - 12mo. In original green cloth with gold medallion in center of front cover and gilt title to spine. Cloth a bit bubbled, hinges starting, slight foxing at half title but otherwise a very good copy of the author's third book. Ownership book plates of bibliophiles Simon Nowell-Smith and C.J. Peacock on front paste down. Ownership signature dated 1866 on title page. 272 pages. POE/082104. Very Good.
New York: Bookman Associates, 1959. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Tall 8vo. Very Good in a Very Good, price-clipped dustjacket. Minor rubbing to dust jacket as well as 2 small closed tears to the top edge. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf, dated 1960. Poetry. POE1/4112. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. Hardcover. A comprehensive compilation of more than 2,600 writings about Dickinson between 1850-1968. Bound in dark green cloth in bright pink dust jacket with title to spine. Very good in chipped, price clipped dust jacket. 322 pages. BOB/102016. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Lowe & Brydone: 1902. STATED LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. Small 8vo. In blue cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt decoration and border to spine and boards. Slightly bumped and edgeworn. Interior is clean and mostly bright. In gray paper DJ with black title and design to spine. Minor rubbing and chipping to top corners as well as minor edgewear. 128pp. POE/021005. Very Good in Very Good dj.
Newport News, VA: Published for The Mariners Museum bu the University Press of Virginia, (1978). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Near fine in very good orange illustrated dust jacket with dark blue title to front and spine panels. Minor fading to spine panel. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 269 pages. MAR/052219. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: Charles Scribner and Co., 1867. Hardcover. Illustrations drawn by F.A. Chapman, engraved by J. Filmer. Very good in purple cloth with gilt lettering to front board and to spine and gilt design to spine. Fading to edges of boards and to spine. Bumping to corners and spine ends as well as chipping to spine ends. Light foxing to title page. Else is clean and bright with illusrtations throughout. Pages edged in gilt. POETRY01/021700. Very Good.
Washington: New World Books, 1965. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine Interior is clean and bright with frontis. White and blue illustrated dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to spine and edges of jacket. 436 pp. Poetry. POE1/3122. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
London: Vernor, Hood, Sharpe et al, 1811. Hardcover. A beautiful copy of Butler's famous satirical poem, originally published in 1644. Bound in red leather with gilt decorations to both covers. Five compartments to spine with gilt ornaments and title and author. Slight bumping to corners and spine ends but very nice. Interior with gilt dentelles and marbled endpapers, occasional light foxing. In very good condition. 16mo. 386 pages including index. POE/120317. Very Good.