Hong Kong: Phoenix Press, 1965. Paperback. First Edition. Inscribed: "To Mr. Zorthian With the compliments of the author. Nov. 19,1968." The recipient was Barry Zorthian, the well regarded U.S. spokesman during the Vietnam War. The author, a journalist and professor, wrote this book about Tung Chi-ping, who fled from the Chinese embassy in Burundi Africa to seek refuge with the U.S. Embassy there. Bound in brown paper wrappers with author and title to fron tocover. In near fine condition. 77 pages. CHINA/010913. Near Fine in Wraps.
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Baltimore: Contemporary Poetry, 1963. Hardcover. 1st edition presentation copy, signed by author inside cover. Near fine blue boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine. Author;s inscription reads "For John, Loyal friend and best of companions in grim times and in gay. Richard, May 26, 1986."47 pages. Poetry. POE/9262. Very Good +.
London: MacMillan and Co., 1891. Hardcover. First edition. Original blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Presentation copy, inscribed to Showell Rogers Esq, M.A. LLD. with the Author's kindest regards July 21st. 1891. Fine copy of this rare title. 175 pages. Poetry. POE/4103. Near Fine.
London: Bernard Stone, The Turret Bookshop, 1986. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Fine in silver metallic side stapled stiff wraps with illustration on front cover by Heloise Wire. Presentation copy signed by the author on the title page. Dimensions: 4 x 6. Poetry. POE103161. Fine.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, . Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation copy: "For Victoria Ellis with the affectionate greetings of Marie Ada Molineux Venice 1926." Affixed below the inscription is a small photograph taken iin Venice. The author has also signed the title page and written in the date of publication. With bookplate of recipient on front pastedown. In original red cloth with light bumping and small chips to top of spine. Interior pages are clean. A nice copy in very good condition. 520 pages including index. POE/032513. Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1932). Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Number 246 on 600 copies. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to spine. Inscription to front free end page dated August 1932. Light foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Untrimmed page edges. 142 pages. English History. ENGHIST02/0530.
Boston: The Nimrod Press, 1966. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS GODDAUGHTER. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with silver title to front board and to spine. Light wear to head of spine. Original glassine dust jacket intact with a few chips to the top edge. Illustrations accompany poems; 140 pages. Poetry. POE/10232. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.