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BELANGER, Leocadie].
"Pour Noel", "Sur la mort" Motet pour le Salut." and "Cantique". (A manuscript selection of religious poetry). Hand-written note book in marbled wraps. On both rear and front cover versos - "Leocadie Belanger St Vincent de Paul. Demeurant Chez Mademoiselle Constantine 1842". Written in French in very neat hand-writing.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  St. Vincent de Paul (Laval), Quebec. Manuscript. 1842.,  12mo. 15.5cm, 20p. written pages, 40 blank leaves, marbled wraps, string-bound, covers chipped along edges, very good. (N12)
$249.99                          Book Number: 30507                         Order / Enquire



BELJAME, Alexandre
Men of Letters and the English Public in the Eighteenth Century 1660-1744, Dryden, Addison, Pope.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & CO., Ltd. 1948.,  22cm, xxiv,492p., bibliography, index, original green cloth with gilt spine titles, faded spine, a very good copy (b2)
$12.50                          Book Number: 20252                         Order / Enquire



BELL, Robert (Edited by)
Songs from the Dramatists.
London. JohnW. Parker. 1855.,  16cm, second edition, xii,268p., bound in contemporaryhalf tan calf, raised gilt ruled bands, full gilt decorations in thepanels, black leather label, marbled boards and edges, hinges re-gluedotherwise a very good copy. (lt)
$22.50    Book Number: 12854         Order / Enquire




BELLOC, H.[ilaire]
Verses.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  London. Duckworth & Co. 1911.,  8vo. 22cm, new edition, reset from the 1910, viii,87p., original dark blue cloth, gilt titles, very good copy (s1)
$24.50                          Book Number: 8557                         Order / Enquire



BELLOC, Hilaire
The Verse of Hilaire Belloc. Edited by W.N. Roughead.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  [London]. The Nonesuch Press. 1954.,  8vo, 21.5cm, number 1440 of a limited edition of 1650 copies, xxv,296p., title page vignette, index of first lines, full tan cloth, gilt spine title, gilt rule border on the boards, in plain maroon (title window) dust jacket, a fine copy in very good to fine jacket (s1). - The first Collected Edition of Hilaire Belloc's poetry which include verses from his prose works and the "Cautionary Verses". A very attractive book designed by Sir Francis Meynell.
$85.00    Book Number: 24338         Order / Enquire




BELLOC, Hilare
Verses.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Duckworth & Co. 1910.,  8vo, 22cm, first edition, viii,87p., title page device, original dark blue cloth, gilt titles on spine & front cover, t.e.g., presentation copy (blind-stamp on title page), very good to fine copy (s1). - Includes "Stanzas Written on Battersea Bridge During a South-Westerly Gale" and "The South Country".
$75.00    Book Number: 29602         Order / Enquire




BENIOT, Samuel
La Charloiade ou Le menteur Demasque. Poeme Heroi-Comique.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Quebec. Imprme au Bureau de L'Evenement. 1872.,  8vo, 20.2cm, 39p., original printed green wraps with title repeated on the cover, wanting the bottom wrap otherwise very good sound copy. (Lt)
$50.00    Book Number: 37171         Order / Enquire




BETJEMAN, John
Poems in the Porch. Illustrated by John Piper.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. SPCK.,  1954. 8vo. 21.5cm, first edition, [28]p., text drawn illustrations in blue, in pictorial wrappers, very good to fine (s1.bx)
$14.00                          Book Number: 3403                         Order / Enquire



BIRD, John].
Mnemosyne. [Bound with]. The World's Young Days. A Legend of the Caucasus. [Bound with] Translation of 24th Book of the Iliad.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Pietermaritzburg. Davis & Sons. 1889 & 1891.,  8vo. 23cm, 45,57 & iv,47 pp., prefatory note, poems, in full dark maroon calf, gilt ruled raised bands, full gilt decorations and borders in the panels, (no label as issued), gilt block title on the cover, wide gilt decorated borders on the boards, wide gilt decorated inner dentelles and matched marbled endpapers, Upper hinge expertly restored, inner linen hinge, all edges gilt, author's inscribed presentation copy to "My Own Dear Mary." a fine copy ~ A selection of poetry by prominent South African civil servant, John Bird (1815-1896). A very attractive book in fine morocco bindings. Mnemosyne, the Greek goddess of memory and remembrance, titles the first selection of Bird's poems. Inscribed by author to his daughter "To my own dear Mary, Christmas, 1891 with an old father's love and blessings, and every wish for her happiness and well being. J. Bird." A second inscription, dated Pietermaritzburg, Natal 1920, is by John Bird's daughter, Mary Mitchell, "To my nephew, John Bird, (my dear father's namesake) re-echoing his good wishes of many years ago." Laid-in is a two page translation "Horace. Book IV; Ode 7" by Chr. Ths. Bird (Capt. H.M. 55th Regt-1831).
$500.00    Book Number: 38186         Order / Enquire




BIRNEY, Earle
rag & bone shop.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. McClelland and Stewart. 1971.,  20cm, no pagination, bookplate, printed wraps, signed by the author, a near fine copy (s1)
$25.00    Book Number: 23680         Order / Enquire




BLOOMFIELD, Robert
Rural Tales, Ballads, and Songs.
London. Printed for Vernor and Hood. 1805.,  16mo. 15.5cm, 4th edition, [xii],119p., engraved frontis portrait & 10 engraved plates, rebound in black fabrikoid, gilt spine fine, fine (lgc).
$52.50                          Book Number: 12966                         Order / Enquire



BLOOMFIELD, Robert
Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Vernor and Hood & Longman and Rees. 1803.,  16mo. 15.7cm, 3rd edition, ix,119p., engraved frontis portrait (author), 11 plates, in contemporary full tree calf, gilt spine decoration, wear at the edges of the boards, spine chipped and missing title label, still sound, good to internally very good, (Lds). - The second collection of poetry by the English poet noted for "The Farmer's Boy".
$20.00                          Book Number: 21442                         Order / Enquire



BLOOMFIELD, Robert
The Poems of Robert Bloomfield. (2 Volumes inOne).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed for the Author; Vernor, Hood and Sharpe; andLongman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1809.,  24mo. 13cm, "stereotype edition",2 Volumes in One, xlvi,125 & 237pp., engraved portrait (bust of thepoet), volume title-pages, in contemporary full pollished tree calf,crushed crimson morocco label, occasional light foxing, a fine copy ~Volume I includes the poet's best known work "The Farmer's Boy" alongwith "Good Tidings". Volume Two contains "Rural Tales" and "WildFlowers". Each volume has a preface by Bloomfield including biographicalmaterial supplied by his brother.
$75.00                          Book Number: 32955                         Order / Enquire



BONIS, Robert R.
Windswept.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  West Hill, Ontario. Highlands Press. 1980.,  sm4to, 25.4cm, x,202p., with 90 plates and illustrations (31 in colour), music, poetry, index of tunes, blue cloth, a fine copy in near fine complete jacket (cnds). - A blend of poetry, history, music, and photography based the author's home in Scarborough, Ontario.
$17.50                          Book Number: 22625                         Order / Enquire



BORTHWICK, J. Douglas
The Harp of Canaan: or, Selections from the Poets on Bible Historical Incidents. Arranged chronologically by .
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Montreal. Richard Worthington. 1866.,  12mo, 19,5cm, xii,269p., original morocco grain purple cloth, gilt titles and gilt decoration on the upper cover, a very good to fine copy. (n1) Borthwick was a prolific author of history and poetry but is best remembered as a notable historian of Montreal. (Macmillan. DCB).
$150.00                          Book Number: 28315                         Order / Enquire


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