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A.E. (George Russell).
The House of the Titans and other poems.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. The Macmillan Company. 1934.,  19.5cm, first US edition, vi,82p., red cloth, fine copy in very good jacket (hmds).
$85.00                          Book Number: 35292                         Order / Enquire

A.E. [George Russell]
The House of the Titans and other poems.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. The Macmillan Company.,  1934. 19.5cm, first American edition, vi,82p., wine cloth, near fine copy in very good complete jacket (hds)
$87.50                          Book Number: 324                         Order / Enquire

Mary and The Bramble.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Herefordshire. Published by the Author. 1910.,  12mo, 18.5cm, first edition, [8]p., plus a small block print (6.5x 6.5cm) mount on extra stock grey paper and loosely inserted, string tied, printed blue wraps, very good copy (lt).
$50.00                          Book Number: 35083                         Order / Enquire

The Sale of Saint Thomas.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Gloucestershire. Published by the Author. 1911.,  12mo, 18.5cm, first edition, 29,[1]p., string tied, printed blue wraps, very good copy (lt).
$25.00                          Book Number: 35084                         Order / Enquire

The Poetical Works of the right Honourable Joseph Addison. The British Poets. Vol. XXIII.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Edinburgh. Printed for J. Balfour and W. Creech. 1773.,  14.5cm, viii,174p., , in full contemporary calf, triple crushed morocco spine labels, modern ink inscription on the front endpaper, bookplates, a very good to fine copy. (Lt).
$100.00    Book Number: 37940         Order / Enquire

AETNA Insurance Company.
A Brief Historical Sketch. AETNA Insurance Company, Hartford Connecticut, 1819-1905.
N.p. The Company. 1905.,  24cm, 30,(2)pp., frontis portrait, 5 plates with tissue guards, with a poem by Benjamin B. Whittemore laid in, brown illustrated wraps, string tied, fine copy (ds26). - "The Leading Fire Insurance Company of America." Lists "Large Fires and Amounts Paid by the AETNA" including in Canada: Montreal (1852), St. John (1878), Ottawa (1900), Toronto (1904) as well as St. Johns, Newfoundland (1846). Extracted from Volume 2 of P.H. Woodward's "The New England States" (1897).
$45.00                          Book Number: 16562                         Order / Enquire

The Golden Harvester. The Vision of Edwin Muir.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Aberdeen. Aberdeen University Press. 1988.,  23.5cm, vii,215p., references, bibliography, indexes, grey cloth, fine in fine jacket (B8.9) A comprehensive study revealing the patterns of development in Edwin Muir's work in prose and poetry from "We Moderns" (1918) to "One Foot in Eden" (1956) and the posthumously published "The Estate of Poetry" 1962).
$24.50                          Book Number: 8400                         Order / Enquire

AKENSIDE, Dr. [Mark].
The Pleasures of Imagination. A Poem. In Three Books.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. J. Dodsley. 1765.,  8vo, 22cm, xi,136p., engraved title-page illustration, preliminaries dust worn, title page torn away along fore and bottom margin, (not effecting text), pp.134/135 torn along fore margin slightly effecting text, untrimmed, corners turned down, lacking half-title & wraps(?), spine roughly taped, internally very good (ds1). ~ An early edition of Akenside's didactic poem. First published in 1744, the work was completely rewritten by the poet in 1757. His design is given in the preface "There are certain powers in human nature which seem to hold a middle place between the organs of bodily sense and faculties of moral perception: They have been called by a very general name, The Powers of Imagination." Before publication the publisher, Dodsley, submitted the manuscript to Pope who assured him that this was "no everyday writer". Dr. Akenside was a prominent English physician and was appointed physician to the queen under the reign of George III.
$299.99    Book Number: 30283         Order / Enquire

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. In Two Volumes. Collated with the Best Editions by Thomas Park, Esq. F.S.A.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. John Sharpe. 1805.,  16mo. 12.7cm, 2 volumes in One, 171 & 140pp., with 2 engraved plates, in contemporary full diced tan calf, gilt ruled flat bands and gilt decorations in the panels, double title panels, gilt roll borders on the boards, marbled endpapers and edges, very to fine in attractive antique binding (ho5.1). ~ Volume One is primarily two versions of the didactic poem "The Pleasures of Imagination" (the original 1744 edition and the enlarged version of 1757 1770) and includes a preface from the 1772 edition by Akenside's life long friend, Jeremiah Dyson (1722 1776). Volume Two is an extensive collection of odes and inscriptions including "On a Winter Solstice".
$100.00                          Book Number: 31973                         Order / Enquire

The Poems of Mark Akenside, M.D. The British Poets. Vol.XL.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Edinburgh. Printed for J. Balfour and W. Creech. 1773.,  14.5cm, 167p., in full contemporary calf, crushed morocco spine labels, ink inscription on the rear endpaper, bookplate, a very good to fine copy. (Lt).
$75.00    Book Number: 37949         Order / Enquire

Ralph. Coffee, Jazz and Poetry.
Sudbury, MA. Water Row Press. 1997.,  22cm, first printing, 127p., previous owner's inscription on the title page, stiff printed wraps, a fine copy (scs)
$7.00                          Book Number: 17126                         Order / Enquire

Hymns and Spiritual Songs.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Stonington-Port, Con. Printed by S. Trumbull. 1802.,  16mo, 16.5cm, 282p., in con-temporary full brown sheep, gilt ruled panel borders with small decorations in the center, gilt titles, some wear on the boards and edges, endpapers stained, a fragile production making this a very good sound copy , rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 6803. Alline was born in Rhode Island in 1748 and moved with his family to the township of Falmouth, N.S. in 1760. After a religious experience graphically described in his Life and Journals, he felt the call to preach and although further education was not available to him, resolved to become an evangelist. From 1776 to 1783 he traveled the Maritime Provinces on horseback and in all weathers preaching wherever he could. In August of that year he sought to carry his message to New England, but he died of complete exhaustion in New Hampshire in January 1784. His "New Light" church encouraged the singing of hymns and the lack of hymnals in Nova Scotia caused Alline to write many hymns himself. This is the first edition of the posthumous collection which was printed several times in New England. It is a very rare hymn book, and one of the first written by a Nova Scotian.
$900.00    Book Number: 34700         Order / Enquire

Selected Hymns and Spiritual Songs.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Kingston, Ontario. Loyal Colonies Press. 1982.,  8vo. 21cm, xiii,49p., Number 60 of a limited edition of 250 copies, bibliography, beige printed wraps, fine (clds). ~ A collection of religious poetry by Henry Alline (1748 84), itinerant preacher and poet of eighteenth century Nova Scotia. Edited & signed by Thomas B. Vincent.
$40.00                          Book Number: 35580                         Order / Enquire

Children's Delight. No.220.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Chicago and New York. M.A. Donohue & Company. nd.,  24.5cm, np, with illustrations accompanying stories and poems, black cloth over red illustrated boards, corners bumped, edges a bit worn, otherwise a very good copy (kds)
$22.50                          Book Number: 28986                         Order / Enquire

A Vision of Hell. A Poem.
Glasgow, John Reid & Edinburgh, Henry Constable & London. Hurst, Chance and Co. 1831.,  12mo, 19cm, 165p., uncut, untrimmed in the original green cloth over boards, paper spine label worn away, binding heavily worn and rubbed, foxed, good condition (Lds). Dedicated to the Scottish poet, Thomas Campbell, "By permission".
$70.00    Book Number: 18884         Order / Enquire

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