September SALE: books in our Poetry, Maritime, and Education sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
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London: Grant Richards, 1898. Hardcover. First edition. Salmon cloth boards w/red stamping to cover, bright gilt title to spine. Deckle-edge, laid paper interior very clean. Light foxing to endpapers, bookplate to ffep. Short article on Binyon glued to pastedown rear endpaper, front pastedown e.p. likewise has Binyon quote. A beautiful copy. 147 pp. + publisher's ads in rear. Poetry. POE/4073. 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 -.
London: John Lane, . Hardcover. From the Bodley Head Anthologies series. First Edition, inscribed by Case to Robert Forster. Epithalamies are the nuptial songs of the Elizabethans and their successors. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt title and author to spine and front cover. The cover also has a gilt design with portrait and Bodley Anthologies. Fading to spine and some bumping to corners otherwise very good condition. Interior also in very good condition. 198 pages. POE/050611. 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.
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.
New York: Henry Holt, (1987). Hardcover. First American Edition of this book, with wonderful color photographs taken by Peter Christopher. In very good plus dust jacket with picture of a sailing ship along with title and author. In blue cloth with some fading along top edges. Interior is fine. 176 pages. MAR/042110. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good minus blue cloth boards w/bright gilt ship design and light blue border stamped on cover; gilt title to spine. Circular cup stain to front board, light soiling as well; front bottom corner is lightly bumped. In VG minus illustrated d.j. (chipping, creasing, taped along front hinge) Map endpapers, interior is yellowed but clean; hinge cracked between title page and verso but rest of binding is tight. 421 pp. + ads. Maritime. MARI/5293. 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.
Baltimore: The Norman Remington Co., 1921. Hardcover. First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 12mo. Very good+ in green paper covered boards with light green title label with green title to front board and to spine. Minor browning to spine. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down. Else is clean and bright. 67 pages. Poetry. POE/031611. Very Good +.
Baltimore: The Norman Remington Co., 1921. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo. Very good+ in green paper covered boards with light green title label with green title to front board and to spine. Minor browning to spine. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down. Else is clean and bright. 67 pages. Poetry. POE/031611. Very Good +.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Pres, 2002. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Fine navy blue linen backed gray paper boards; blue title to spine. In mint d.j. Top corner bumped, light whitish soiling to binding. Interior is brilliant, like new except for two small puncture marks to ffep. 209 pp. Maritime. MARI/6243. Fine.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company in association with the Atlantic Monthly Press, 1967. Hardcover. First Edition. Fine blue coated cloth backed blue cloth boards; gilt title to cover, gilt and blue title label to spine. In VG white illustrated d.j. w/minor chipping to head/foot of spine and corners. Interior is tight and clean, bright text. Illustrated. Index, 482 pp. Maritime. MARI/6273. Fine.