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.
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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.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Very good in very good minus white illustrated dust jacket. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Chipping to head of spine and small closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel. Interior is pristine with frontis. Index, 367 pages. 20th Century England. ENG/1103. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth boards with black title to spine. Pristine interior with many color illustrations. Tight binding. Red dj with beige title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Dj is price-clipped. 519 pp. CHINA/020905. Near Fine in Very Good dj.
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.
London: Robert Hale, (1990). Hardcover. 1st Edition. Near fine in a very good black illustrated dust jacket with pink and black title to front panel and pink title to spine. Jacket is bumped and creased at bottom of spine. Tells the story of old London from Roman times through the 18th century. Illustrated throughout. 288 pages. England. ENG/8052. 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.
Toronto: Bantam Books, 1983. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. Red paper wrappers with black title to spine and illustration to front panel. Minor edgewear. Interior is very clean with several B&W photographic illustrations. Minor browning to margins of pages. Tight binding. 468 pp. CHINA/020405. Very Good Plus.
Newark, London and Toronto: University of Delaware Press and Associated University Press, 1981. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to head of spine. Residue from price sticker to front paste down. Else is clean and bright. Black illustrated dust jacket with white and gold title to front panel and gold title to spine panel. Wear to jacket includes chipping and creasing to edges and spine ends as well as a few small closed tears to edges. Minor foxing to rear panel. Index, 265 pages. Poetry. POET/070709. Near Fine in Good + DJ.