July SALE! All books in Poetry, English History / Monarchy / Biography, and China sections priced at $100 and under are 30% off for the month of July.
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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: The John Day Company, 1968. Hardcover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Very good in very good price clipped white illustrated dust jacket with black and yellow title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to edges of dust jacket. Very bright copy. Index, 227 pages. China. CHINA/10232. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
New York and London: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark blue cloth backed light blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light browning to spine. First edition. Profusely illustrated with more than 100 black and white drawings and photographs accompanied by extensive notes. Index, 410 pages. English History. ENGHIS15/062699. 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.
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.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Fading to spine and to top edge of front board. First American edition. Autobiography of an eminent English physician. A few ink marks in text from previous owner. 351 pages, index, plus ads in the rear. English Biography. ENG106080. Very Good.
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 +.
New York: McBride, 1922. Hardcover. First Edition of the author's 3rd book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Small light spots of discoloration to the rear board and minor bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Maroon dust jacket with black title to front and spine panel. Light wear to dust jacket includes fading to spine and one small spots of discoloration to front panel. 54 pages. Poetry. POE4/02061. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1892. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good 12mo., green cloth w/gilt rules to cover and title to spine. Light wear to head/foot of spine, boards clean, small wrinkle in cloth to rear board. Light spotting to half-title and early/late flyleaves, but rest of interior is clean; deckle edges. Ink antiquated inscription opposite half-title. Original protective tissue present over title page. 246 pp. Poetry. POE/10283. Very Good.
New York: Atheneum, 1990. Hardcover. First Edition, with author's signature laid-in. Fine black cloth tall 8vo., bright gilt to cover and spine. Head of spine folded. In fine blue illustrated dust jacket with white title front and spine panels. Crisp, very tightly bound interior; bright, clean pages. 143 pp. Poetry. POE/12023. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.