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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, p., plusa small block print (6.5x 6.5cm) mount on extra stock grey paper andloosely 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, firstedition, 29,p., string tied, printed blue wraps, very good copy (lt).
$25.00 Book Number: 35084 Order / Enquire
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Privately printed. 1912., 8vo,23cm, first edition, 94p., on hand-made paper, white paper over boards,top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut, gilt cover title, one inchcircular brown (coffee) splash stain on the upper cover, dust worn, verygood, (internally fine), "inscribed", (lt). ~ A collection of poetryby Adeline Valentine Pond Adams (1859-1948), American writer and wifeof American sculptor, Herbert Adams. Signed on colophon page "Wife ofHerbert Adams". Hand-written inscription on preliminary "The poem onpage 66 is dedicated to you by the Author. Christmas, 1912". (The poemis entitled "The Sculptor"). Adams was noted for her writings on art andartists and at least seven texts were published by her. In 1930 she wasawarded a Special Medal of Honour by the National Sculpture Society.Attractively printed at The Gilliss Press, Cornish, New Hampshire.
|$150.00||Book Number: 32522||Order / Enquire|
AIKEN, J.[ohn], 1747-1825 & Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia),1743-1825.
Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Belfast. Printed by JamesMagee, Bridge-street. 1774., 8vo, 17.7cm, the fist edition thus,,107,p., disbound, fine thus (lt). ~ Anna Laetitia Aikena was anotable member of the Blue Stockings Society who promoted women'seducation, poetry and essays.
$150.00 Book Number: 35334 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
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 TwoVolumes. 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, giltruled flat bands and gilt decorations in the panels, double title panels,gilt roll borders on the boards, marbled endpapers and edges, very tofine in attractive antique binding (ho5.1). ~ Volume One is primarilytwo versions of the didactic poem "The Pleasures of Imagination" (theoriginal 1744 edition and the enlarged version of 1757-1770) andincludes a preface from the 1772 edition by Akenside's life-long friend,Jeremiah Dyson (1722-1776). Volume Two is an extensive collection of odesand inscriptions including "On a Winter Solstice".
$100.00 Book Number: 31973 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 fullbrown sheep, gilt ruled panel borders with small decorations in thecenter, gilt titles, some wear on the boards and edges, endpapersstained, 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 movedwith his family to the township of Falmouth, N.S. in 1760. After areligious experience graphically described in his Life and Journals, hefelt the call to preach and although further education was not availableto him, resolved to become an evangelist. From 1776 to 1783 he traveledthe Maritime Provinces on horseback and in all weathers preachingwherever he could. In August of that year he sought to carry his messageto New England, but he died of complete exhaustion in New Hampshire inJanuary 1784. His "New Light" church encouraged the singing of hymns andthe lack of hymnals in Nova Scotia caused Alline to write many hymnshimself. This is the first edition of the posthumous collection which wasprinted several times in New England. It is a very rare hymn book, andone 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 60of 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
AMERICAN BINDING]. BYRON, Lord
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. ARomannt.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia & New York. Geo. S. Appleton. 1847., 16mo.17.5cm, vi,298p., engraved frontis & 7 engraved plates with tissueguards, in contemporary full brown morocco, blind ruled raised bands,gilt panel borders and titles, elaborate gilt decorations on upper &lower boards, gilt decorated inner dentelles, a.e.g., near fine copy.(Lt) ~ An American edition in attractive American publisher's periodbinding, of Byron's semi-autobiographical poem first published in 1818.
$100.00 Book Number: 36002 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|