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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|
Is there any Resemblance between Shakespeare & Bacon?
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: London. Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press. 1888., 19.5cm, vii,301p.+2p.ads, blue cloth, gilt titles, wanting the front black free fly, some slight wear at the edges else a very good to fine sound copy (lgc) An anonymous contribution to the sensational Shakespeare- Bacon Theory so popular in the 19th century. This book is titled, on the spine, "Pro Shakespeare".
$24.50 Book Number: 8487 Order / Enquire
A Little Garland of Celtic Verse.
Portland, Maine. Thomas B. Mosher. 1905., 12mo. 18cm, viii,42p., limited to 950 copies, on hand made paper, grey paper over boards with paper labels, in slipcase, a fine copy (hlds) Includes W.B. Yeats, Sir Samuel Ferguson, A.E., Lionel Johnson, Moira O'Neill, etc.
$35.00 Book Number: 10161 Order / Enquire
Poems. [V1]. Lyric and Elegiac Poems. & [V2].Poems. Early Poems, Narrative Poems and Sonnets.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Macmillan &Co. 1889., 12mo, 18cm, in 2 volumes, vii,256 & vii,272pp., original marooncloth, gilt spine titles, very good to fine (lt).
$50.00 Book Number: 35404 Order / Enquire
The ScholarGypsy & Thyrsis.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. Dana Estes and Co. (1910)., 16mo. 17cm, firstAmerican edition, vii,57p., frontis and 9 colour plates with captionedtissue guards, mapped endpapers, limp dark green cloth, gilt titles &border decorations on the upper cover & spine, t.e.g., near fine ~ Twoof Arnold's best known poems. "Thyrsis" is considered to be one of thebest eulogies in the English language. Beautifully illustrated inwatercolours by Scottish artist, W. Russell Flint.
|$50.00||Book Number: 35068||Order / Enquire|
Milton and the Italian Cities.
London. Bowes and Bowes. 1968., 22cm, xi,224p., bibliographical note, index, original green cloth with gilt spine titles, light foxing on the jacket only, a fine copy with a good complete jacket (S5.9)
$17.50 Book Number: 16329 Order / Enquire
"Rogues in Porcelain". A Miscellany ofEighteenth Century Poems. Compiled and Decorated by John Austen.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Chapman & Hall. 1924., tall8vo, 24.5 cm, first edition,258p., with 15 full page colour plates (inc. 2 colour frontisplates) & 25 illustrations (21 in colour), title vignette, titlepage printed in blue and black, numerous head and tail devices beautifully bound, (not signed, Riviere style), in full crusheddark blue green morocco, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt bordersand full device decorations in the panels, elaborate fine giltborders and corner decorations with inlaid style red heartdecorations, gilt rules on the board edges, inner dentelles withgilt borders and decorations, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt,with oval white morocco bookplate, a fine copy in a beautiful finebinding. (cgc) The many plates and vignettes by Austen have beenattractively printed in vivid striking colour.
|$899.98||Book Number: 31683||Order / Enquire|
AUSTIN, Wiltshire Stanton & John Ralph.
The Lives of The Poets Laureate. With an Introductory Essay on The Title and Office.
London. Richard Bentley. 1853., 8vo. 22cm, first edition, vi,,428p., in contemporary full polished calf, gilt decorated raised bands, elaborate gilt decorations in the panels, red morocco label (chipped), gilt ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers, some wear at the edges but a very good to fine attractively bound copy (n14).
$140.00 Book Number: 14558 Order / Enquire
AYLEN, Elise [Scott].
Roses of Shadow. With a Foreword by Duncan Campbell Scott.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Macmillan Company of Canada. 1930., 12mo, 19.8cm, first edition, viii,56p., quarter paper and decorated paper over boards, paper title label on upper front, covers worn with some soiling, former owner's stamp on rear fixed endpaper, a good sound copy (clds). - Watters p177. A selection of poetry by the wife of Duncan Campbell Scott. "There is variety but under it all runs the tone of melancholy. here is one of the children of this troubled time.who communicates her moody interest in the beauty of life". (Foreword).
$25.00 Book Number: 22043 Order / Enquire
Ancient Scottish Poems. Published from theMS. Of George Bannatyne. MDLXVIII.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Edinburgh. Printed by A. Murray andJ. Cochran for John Balfour. 1770., 12mo. 18cm, xii, 350,p., notes, glossary, errata leaves, rebound in quarter tan crushed morocco & marbledboards, with original spine label, scattered foxing, complete with halftitle, very good. (sc) A selection from George Bannatyne's 800 pagemanuscript compiled in 1568 comprising works of 15th and 16th centuryScottish poets. Bannantyne's manuscript proved to be the only record ofmany of the Middle Scots poets. The selector and editor of the works wasScottish judge and antiquarian, Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes(1726-1792) with extensive notes and glossary. Poets selected includeDunbar, Henrysone, Johnstoun, Flemyng, Kennedy, Alexander Scott and KingJames Stewart.
$200.00 Book Number: 34856 Order / Enquire
BARBAULD, Anna Letitia] by Anna Laetitia Aiken.
Poems. The FourthEdition, corrected.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Belfast. Printed by James Magee, in Bridge-street.1774., 8vo, 17.7cm, vi,79p., disbound., fine thus (Lt). ~ By a notablemember of the Blue Stockings Society who promoted women's education,poetry and essays. (Dedicated):To the Right Honourable Lady Mary West,these poems are respectfully inscribed.
$150.00 Book Number: 35333 Order / Enquire
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Frederiction, New Brunswick. FredCogswell (Fiddlehead Poetry Books). 1972., 21.5cm, 68p, one of 500copies, inscribed by the author, white wraps with black titles on spineonly, inscribed by the author to author Frances Itani, a very good tofine copy. (Lt)
$40.00 Book Number: 32462 Order / Enquire
BARBOUR, Robert W.
Robert W. Barbour: Letters, Poemsand Pensees. Collected for Private Circulation. Preface by HenryDrummond.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Glasgow. [Privately printed] Printed at the University Pressby Robert Maclehose. 1893., 23.5cm, xxx,460p., gravure frontisportrait, biographical notices, blue cloth, gilt titles, bevelledboards, t.e.g., nicely inscribed by the authors wife, some wear at thetop edge of the spine else a fine copy. (sc)
$50.00 Book Number: 33002 Order / Enquire
BAUER, Walter. Illustrated by Aba Bayefsky
A slight trace ofash. Poems of recollection by Walter Bauer. Translated by Humphrey Miles.Block Prints by Aba Bayefsky.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Roger Ascham Press. 1976., folio,33cm, number 18 of a limited edition of 160 copies, BFK Rives paper, 11black & white prints, leather-backed cream linen, gilt spine title, incream cloth covered slip-case, fine. (lt) A collection of the poetryof German-born poet, Walter Bauer (1904-1976) who settled in Canada in1953 and became Professor of the German Department at University College,Toronto in 1958. "His reckoning with his native country, Germany, and itshistory forms the back-drop against which we view his criticalappreciation of his new home, Canada." (Introduction). Aba Bayefsky(1923-2001) was a professor at the Ontario College of Art from 1958.During World War Two, he was an official Canadian War Artist noted fordepicting air operations over North-West Europe. A very attractive book,hand printed by George McDonagh and designed by Leslie Sam Smart.
$200.00 Book Number: 33606 Order / Enquire
The New Tale of a Tub. An Adventure in Verse. With Illustrations; designed by J.S. Cotton, Lithographed by Aubry.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: London. Edward Puckle. 1845., folio. 33.5cm, 4th edition, 16p., with 7 tinted lithographed plates, (including frontis), some slight foxing mainly on the margins, in the original blind decorated cloth with gilt stamped pictorial decoration on the upper cover, rebacked, a fine copy (ds11). - The author was the editor of the Illustrated London Daily News. This is an amusing tale in verse, of two men of Bengal who find a barrel or tub filled with food or grub and after a picnic encounter a Bengal tiger and are utimately saved by the tub.
$209.99 Book Number: 7396 Order / Enquire