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21 Davies, W. H Forty-nine poems
London Medici Society 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Parsons, Jacynth 
Tan cover with gold lettering. Color illustrations. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Excellent condition. ; 58 pages 
Price: 11.78 USD
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Dick's Irish Dialect Recitations, Dick, Wm. B.
22 Dick, Wm. B. Dick's Irish Dialect Recitations
New York , NY Dick & Fitzgerald 1879 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. Red spine. Very worn on corners and edging. Front end paper missing but title page and contents complete. Rare if not unique copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 16mo; 170 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Youthful Haunts of Longfellow, Edwards, George Thornton
23 Edwards, George Thornton The Youthful Haunts of Longfellow
Portland, ME George T. Edwards 1907 Authors Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
This is the 1907 authors (first) edition. Green cover with gold lettering. Cover shows wear and corners dented. Pages have uneven cut with some uncut. "Presented by the Author, 1914 in ink and signed George Thornton Edwards in pencil on endpaper." There is a drawing by Ethel Ida Chase from a painting by G.P.A. Healey as a frontispiece. Numerous photos and illustrations throughout. Some browning to title page due to age. Printed by Smith and Sale in Portland, Maine. Edwards, George Thornton was born on May 6, 1868 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary J. (Peirce) Edwards. He set several of Longfellow’s poems to music, including “The Rainy Day,” “My Lost Youth,” etc. “My Heart’s in Tipperary Where the River Shannon Flows” and the “Soldier’s Parting Song,” sung by soldiers in Europe before United States entered the war, the latter having been translated into French, Italian and German. Rare signed edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 179.97 USD
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Miró, Elgar, Ed. Frank
24 Elgar, Ed. Frank Miró
Paris, France Fernand Hazan 1954 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A wonderful collection of twenty Miro prints that are still deep and rich in color. ; Prints; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Four Quartets, Eliot, T. S.
25 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1943 0151330530 / 9780151330539 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Original Dust Jacket on First American Edition book. Dust has $2.00 price not clipped, there is a 1/8 inch x 2 1/2 inch tear at top edge of dust and two minor chips. (see photo Black cloth boards has some discoloration spots and corners are slightly dented and cover lightly worn, spine lettered in gilt is faded. First Printing of the First Edition, First issue, with the "First American Edition" statement listed on the copyright page which is one of only 788 copies thus issued. Has the signature of a former owner Evelyn V. Estes on front endpaper with otherwise clean contents. Some browning to endpapers. Nine (9) of Eliot's works listed opposite title page with Four Quartets listed last. First issue dust jacket has nine works on back of dust jacket ending with Old Possum's and back flap of dust is blank. Contents page of Eliot's wartime masterpiece includes four works Burt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Litle Gidding together in one book that formerly had been published seperately.. East Coker is the village in Somerset from which Eliot's ancestors departed for the New World in 1669; Burnt Norton refers to the Gloucestershire manor house erected on the foundation of a house that burned to the ground in the seventeenth century; The Dry Salvages is a group of rocks off Cape Ann, and so harks to the poet's New England roots, and Little Gidding was the manor in Huntingdonshire that was the destination of poets' pilgrimages as the site where Nicholas Ferrar founded an Anglican religious community in the mid-seventeenth century. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. A very good collector's grade item. Scarce if not rare. ; 8.70 X 5.60 X 0.40 inches; 39 pages 
Price: 799.97 USD
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Stars and dust  A collection of poems, paintings and photographs covering 30 years of work and thoughts, Finch, Mary Roberts
26 Finch, Mary Roberts Stars and dust A collection of poems, paintings and photographs covering 30 years of work and thoughts
Mary Roberts Finch 1969 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed twice. Inscribed and signed and also signature on title page. ; 190 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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A Witness Tree (Author Signed), Frost, Robert
27 Frost, Robert A Witness Tree (Author Signed)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1942 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Frost under the sketch of his likeness opposite the title page. Book and dust clean and tight. Original Hardcover (blue cloth with gilt lettering and ornament on cover) with original (unclipped) dustjacket. First printing stated on back of title page. Dust has minor creases, rubs, and small tears and is in mylar protective cover. Author original signature in blue under his photo opposite title page. Blue/green boards with black spine and gilt print. Corners dented and edges worn. Foxing and browning throughout. Author was awarded the Pulitzer Price for Poetry for A Witness Tree in 194, Book now in archival box to protect condition. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century,Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution. "He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont. This book of Frost poetry is from the personal collection of Jean Lee Latham personal friend of Frost and they both had homes in the Miami, Florida Area. This book was among three Frost books in Ms. Latham's collection and one ""Mountain Interval" was signed by Ms. Latham. Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 – June 13, 1995) was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. Rare in this condition..; Sketch; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 749.97 USD
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28 Geary, Florence White & F. Townsend Morgan This Fair Spot Moods of Florida Summer
Florida Author 1967 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Morgan, F. Townsend Signed by Author
Light soiling to cover. Excellent illustrations and contents. Inscribed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.18 USD
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The Plan Book, a Little Journey to Ireland Vol V, No 1, September, George, Marian (editor)
29 George, Marian (editor) The Plan Book, a Little Journey to Ireland Vol V, No 1, September
Chicago, Il A Flanagan Company 1901 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprint. Green cover black print. Vol V, No. 1 for Intermediate and Upper Grades. An informative book on Ireland during this poverty period of 1901. Contains historical information, music, map, Poetry, and etc. Rare original. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photographs, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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First whisper of "The wind in the willows,", Grahame, Kenneth
30 Grahame, Kenneth First whisper of "The wind in the willows,"
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lippincott Company 1945 Stated First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with red lettering. Dust jacket has chips and minor tears, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Book in excellent condition. Dust jacket not price clipped. A must have for collectors of Grahame. Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 7.50 X 5.10 X 0.60 inches; 93 pages 
Price: 37.98 USD
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La Prononciation Francaise, Grammont, Maurice
31 Grammont, Maurice La Prononciation Francaise
Paris, France Librairie Delagrave 1930 Second Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with black and red lettering.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.97 USD
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In A Small Voice, Guggenbuhl, Gaile
32 Guggenbuhl, Gaile In A Small Voice
La Porte, Indiana Dierkes Press, La Porte IN 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Aqua cover with brown dust covered with mylar protective cover. Inscribed " For Helen Noah, our longtime Banking Friend- May you find these poems heart warming and ispiring. Gaile Guggenbuhl, Jan 1972. Darkness to inside gutter area looks like glue turning dark. Contents and cover not affected. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.90 USD
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A Stay Against Confusion  Essays On Faith And Fiction (Author Signed), Hansen, Ron
33 Hansen, Ron A Stay Against Confusion Essays On Faith And Fiction (Author Signed)
HarperCollins 2001 0060196661 / 9780060196660 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Black mark on bottom of pages may be remainder mark. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. In the tradition of Flannery O'Connor and Andre Dubus, A Stay Against Confusion explores the role that religious belief and literature play in one writer's life. All creative writing is, in the words of Robert Frost, "a stay against confusion." It tries to find a harmony and order that we only fleetingly detect beneath the chaos of everyday life, and to point out motivations and causalities in what seem to be random and often meaningless acts. Religion has also functioned in this way for Ron Hansen, and it shares with literature both a reverence for mystery and the use of metaphor to communicate another order that we will never fully perceive or comprehend. In this rich and deeply felt collection of essays, Hansen talks about his novels, his childhood and family, and about such mentors as John Gardner. He explores prayer, stigmata, twentieth-century martyrs, and the Eucharist. A profile of his grandfather, a "tough-as-nails, brook-no-guff Colorado rancher," finds a place alongside a wonderfully informative portrait of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. A brilliant reading of a story by Leo Tolstoy follows an appreciation of the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. A surprisingly intimate book, A Stay Against Confusion brings together the literary and religious impulses that inform the life of one of our most gifted fiction writers.; 1.1 x 8.2 x 6 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Tales of the Gold Rush, Harte, Bret
34 Harte, Bret Tales of the Gold Rush
New York The Heritage Press 1944 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fletcher Martin 
Boxed edition. Spine shows discoloration (light browning) from sun. Book otherwise looks new as does slipcase. Cover has beautiful gold and black decorative finish. Francis Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 5, 1902) was an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been most often reprinted, adapted, and admired. ; Heritage Press; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Shadows On The Nueces  The Saga of Chepita Rodriguez, Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer
35 Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer Shadows On The Nueces The Saga of Chepita Rodriguez
Banner Press 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Antonio E. Garcia Signed by Author
. The story of Chepita Rodriguez and many other poems. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 91 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 67.97 USD
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Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro", Heranandez, Jose
36 Heranandez, Jose Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro"
Buenos Aires, Argentina Ediciones Argentinas S.R.L. 1976 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Tomas Ditaranto 
Very rare printing. Tapas Wood (mulberry wood) cover with leather backstrap. Very small chip to wood at bottom edge of cover. Hardly noticable. The cover is high gloss with goucho sitting and playing guitar. "Martín Fierro, also known as El Gaucho Martín Fierro, is a 2,316-line epic poem by the Argentine writer José Hernández. The poem was originally published in two parts, El Gaucho Martín Fierro (1872) and La Vuelta de Martín Fierro (1879). The poem supplied a historical link to the gauchos' contribution to the national development of Argentina, for the gaucho had played a major role in Argentina's independence from Spain.The poem, written in a Spanish that evokes rural Argentina, is widely seen as the pinnacle of the genre of "gauchesque" poetry (poems centered on the life of the gaucho, written in a style that evokes the rural Argentine ballads known as payadas) and a touchstone of Argentine national identity. It has appeared in literally hundreds of editions and has been translated into over 70 languages. Beautiful prints inside book. Rare.; Illustrations, Prints; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 369.97 USD
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CRUCIANA, Illustrations of the most striking aspects under which The Cross of Christ and symbols derived from it, have been contemplated by Piety, superstition, Imagination, and taste., Holland, John.
37 Holland, John. CRUCIANA, Illustrations of the most striking aspects under which The Cross of Christ and symbols derived from it, have been contemplated by Piety, superstition, Imagination, and taste.
Liverpool, England D, Marples & Hamilton, Adams 1835 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound, qr. black Cloth & boards. Woodblock illustrations throughout. Clean tight contents. John Holland (14 March 1794 - 28 December 1872) was an English poet and newspaper editor. He was friends with James Montgomery editor of the Sheffield Iris, who published both articles and poems of Holland's in the paper, although commenting on the latter's 'inaccuracies and imperfections' and remarking that 'they would be twice as good if they were as short again'. In 1813 Holland had become a Sunday School teacher and turned his hand to composing religious poetry and hymns. Some five years later he was appointed as a secretary of the Sheffield Sunday School Union. Rare! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrated woodcuts or engravings; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 312 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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38 Hooker, Kenneth Ward Susan Huntington Hooker A Memoir
Lewisburg, Pa See Description 1952 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
REd and tan cloth cover with gold print. Very clean book. Contains genealogical charts of Hooker, Cole, and Huntington. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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A FURTHER SELECTION FROM THE THREE HUNDRED POEMS OF THE T'ANG DYNASTY., Jenyns, Soame.
39 Jenyns, Soame. A FURTHER SELECTION FROM THE THREE HUNDRED POEMS OF THE T'ANG DYNASTY.
London, England John Murray 1944 Various Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Translated by Soame Jenyns Assistant Keeper Department of Oriental Antiquities of the British Museum. Dust is in pieces inside book. ; The Wisdom of the East; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Medea  Freely adapted fromt the medea of euripides by Robinson Jeffers, Jerrers, Robinson
40 Jerrers, Robinson Medea Freely adapted fromt the medea of euripides by Robinson Jeffers
Random House 1946 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. 
Price: 39.97 USD
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