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POEMS BY THE LATE JOSIAS LYNDON ARNOLD, ESQ; OF ST. JOHNSBURY (VERMONT) FORMERLY OF PROVIDENCE, AND A TUTOR IN RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE"., Arnold, Josias Lyndon.
1 Arnold, Josias Lyndon. POEMS BY THE LATE JOSIAS LYNDON ARNOLD, ESQ; OF ST. JOHNSBURY (VERMONT) FORMERLY OF PROVIDENCE, AND A TUTOR IN RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE".
Providence. Carter and Wilkinson. 1797 First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 
.xii, 141pp. Postumously collected poems which include translations and imitations of Horace, short descriptive works on nature, and a poem by Freneau, "The Dying Indian", incorrectly ascribed to Arnold. Alden - 1523. Evans - 31753. Sabin - 2074. Wegelin - 7. Introduction and biography of Arnold by James Burrill, a Rhode Island Senator, 1817-1820.Gilt decorated red leather title label on spine.Original tree calf leather binding.Inscription in pencil on FFEP wirtten in old hand.Top hinge cracked but holding together.Spine ends chipped. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 005235 
Price: 235.00 USD
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YOUTH IN TWELVE CENTURIES., Blake, M. E.:-, Illustrated by F. Childe Hassam
2 Blake, M. E.:-, Illustrated by F. Childe Hassam YOUTH IN TWELVE CENTURIES.
Boston. D. Lothrop & Co. 1886 Hard Cover Very Good Childe Hassam. 
.78pp. PORTRAITS of 24 youths by F. Childe Hassam accompanied by poems by M.E. Blake.Two smaller ILLUSTRATIONS in front and back.Lovely decorated two-toned green GILT STAMPED COVER.GILT ON ALL EDGES.Press of Berwick & Smith, Boston.AN EXCELLENT COPY. Size: 8vo 000583 
Price: 275.00 USD
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3 Brown, Thomas:- INTERCEPTED LETTERS; OR, THE TWOPENNY POST - BAG. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, TRIFLES REPRINTED.
London Printed for J. Carr 1813 Hard Cover Very Good 
.[xvi, 109pgs, + 3pgs. ads].HANDSOME POLISHED CALFSKIN LEATHER TOOLED AND DECORATED IN GILT.Sixth Edition.SIX COMPARTMENTS.The author purchased a group of letters purloined from the mail and set them to rhyme and published in a kind of tabloid format. Unusual in that many of the names hinted at by the author through a few letters, then blanks, are herein pencilled in full, giving away the secrets of the intercepted letters. English political satire. TWO HANDSOME EARLY BOOKPLATES FRONT & BACK.FINE FOR AGE. Size: 12mo 000357 
Price: 95.00 USD
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HUDIBRAS, A POEM, BY SAMUEL BUTLER, WITH NOTES, SELECTED FROM GREY AND OTHER AUTHORS; TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, AND A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE CIVIL WAR. IN TWO VOLUMES., Butler, Samuel:-
4 Butler, Samuel:- HUDIBRAS, A POEM, BY SAMUEL BUTLER, WITH NOTES, SELECTED FROM GREY AND OTHER AUTHORS; TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, AND A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE CIVIL WAR. IN TWO VOLUMES.
London W. Lewis 1819 Hard Cover Good 
.Vol. I [xvii, 444pgs], Vol. II (494pgs].3/4 LEATHER WITH CLOTH BOARDS. A new edition.EMBELLISHED WITH 11 HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS BY CLARKE.MARBLED ENDPAPERS AND TEXTBLOCK.Scattered foxing. Corners bumped and leather chipped.Vol. II has been rebacked with original boards, new title and vol. label pasted down on spine . Size: 8vo 000387 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Chaucer, Geoffrey. CANTERBURY TALES.
Garden City & New York. Garden City Publishing Company 1934 Hard Cover Very Good Kent, Rockwell. Signed by Author(s)
. [xvi, 625pp]. Gold cloth binding, lettering stamped on front board, original paper title label on spine, engraved vignette illustration and bordered in gilt on front board, illustrated endpapers. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ILLUSTRATOR TO HARRY BEHN. Kent was a prominent American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and writer. De Luxe Edition. Clean interior. Though binding is tight, spine shows some wear and a light damp stain. No DJ. NOT EX-LIBRARY. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 007540 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 Chaucer, Geoffrey. POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER TO WHICH ARE APPENDED POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO CHAUCER. IN THREE VOLUMES, VOLUME ONE ONLY.
Boston. Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 1880 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 
. [cxxvi, 598pp]. Marbled paper covered boards with red leather spine and corners, marbled textblock, gilt lettering and decorations on spine, marbled endpapers. Edited by Arthur Gilman. Minimal shelf wear. Dampstain to first few pages.Owner's signature dated 1882 on endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 006261 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Child, Lydia Maria. OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOOD.
New York. Coward, McCann & Geoghan, Inc. 1974 Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good Turkle, Brinton. 
. Unpaginated. Golden cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine, COLOR illustrated DJ. THIRD IMPRESSION. Heavily illustrated with B/W and COLOR pictures. DJ shows minor wear at corners, old tape repair made to tear on front. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 007551 
Price: 37.50 USD
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8 Clark, Badger. SUN AND SADDLE LEATHER. INCLUDING GRASS GROWN TRAILS AND NEW POEMS.
Boston. Chapman & Grimes. 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
. [xxxiv-201pp]. Brown faux leather textured binding, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers. Price clipped DJ shows wear to corners, edges, and spine ends, light soiling, two small tears in middle of front wrapper."Best Western Verse ever Printed."- Back of DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 007944 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SONGS FROM THE GRANITE HILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE., Cochrane, Clark B.;-
9 Cochrane, Clark B.;- SONGS FROM THE GRANITE HILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Boston Cupples and Patterson. 1894 Hard Cover Good 
.120pp.Ex-Library with usual markings. Lacking frontispiece. Corners bumped. Bottom of spine tainted. No copy listed. Size: 8vo 000963 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Coleman, H. T. J. Elisabeth Kerr(Illustrator). RHYME FOR A PENNY.
Toronto. The MacMillan Co. Of Canada. 1929 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good + 
.FIRST EDITION.ix, 49pp.ILLUSTRATED DJ.BROWN CLOTH BOARDS.ILLUSTRATED TITLE PAGE & FRONTIS.A book of Children's Poetry.Each Poem is DELIGHTFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W DWG.DJ is soiled/chipped/few tears.TEXT IS VERY CLEAN & BRIGHT & BINDING IS TIGHT! Size: 8vo 003868 
Price: 14.00 USD
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11 Davis, Miss Rebecca I. GLEANINGS FROM MERRIMAC VALLEY.
Portland, Me. Hoyt, Fogg & Donham. 1881 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good - Fine 
. [128pp]. Dark green textured binding with decorative lettering in gilt, AEG, illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece illustrated with engraved portrait of Harriet Livermore. Text is clean and bright. Inscription in ink dated 1881 on FEP. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 007473 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 De Lormian, M. Baour. VEILLEES POETIQUES ET MORALES.
Paris Chez Brunot-Labbe. 1830 Full-Leather Fair 
. [238pp]. No publication date given, circa 1830's. Third Edition. ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVINGS. Text in French. Some soiling, brown spotting. Edgeworn. SCARCE. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 007662 
Price: 50.00 USD
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ALONG THE WAY., Dodge, Mary Mapes.
13 Dodge, Mary Mapes. ALONG THE WAY.
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1879 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good + 
. [viii - 136pp]. Brown cloth pictorial boards, stamped. Dodge was an American children's writer and editor, best known for her novel 'Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates'. Some small B/W engravings illustrate the text. SCARCE. Boards soiled.Corners bumped and top spine end chipped. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 006186 
Price: 95.00 USD
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14 Drake, Joseph Rodman CULPRIT FAY
New York & London G.P. Putnam. 1889 Full-Leather Very Good 
.[137pgs.].LITERARY GEMS.FRONTIS ENGRAVING.POETRY.Maroon leather binding with gilt lettering and design on front and back.Flowered endpapers.SCARCE. Size: 16mo 006449 
Price: 25.00 USD
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CONQUEST OF CANAAN; A POEM, IN ELEVEN BOOKS., Dwight, Timothy.
15 Dwight, Timothy. CONQUEST OF CANAAN; A POEM, IN ELEVEN BOOKS.
Hartford. Elisha Babcock. 1785 Hard Cover Good Ex-Library 
.304pp.FULL LEATHER.REBACKED WITH ORIGINAL BOARDS & ORIGINAL SPINE LABEL PASTED DOWN. PUBLISHED IN HARTFORD AND DONATED TO THE HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY. SHOWN AT THE CENTENNIAL IN 1876 AS INDICATED BY THE LOAN EXHIBITION CARD LAID INSIDE BOOK. CARD STATES THAT THIS WAS THE FIRST EPIC POEM PUBLISHED IN AMERICA.THE AUTHOR DWIGHT WAS A NOTED POLITICAL AND EDUCATIONAL LEADER AND PRESIDENT OF YALE IN 1795. HE AUTHORED NUMEROUS PUBLICATIONS.First & last few pages are toned, the rest of text is CLEAN. No front free endpapers. AN INTERESTING AND RARE ITEM Size: 12mo 000786 
Price: 175.00 USD
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16 Fairfield, Frances Story of Longfellow
Portland, Me. L.H. Nelson Company 1904 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
.32pp.FIRST EDITION.ADDED PICTURE OF LONGFELLOW ON COVER.B/W ILLUSTRATIONS AS WELL AS PHOTOS IN TEXT.Slight sunning on cover and spine. Size: 8vo 001808 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Falconer, William. SHIPWRECK, A POEM.
London. William Baynes. 1811 Hard Cover. Very Good. Dodd, Robert. 
.xxxviii, 152pp. Older rebinding in red cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 18 full page aquatint marine engravings by Robert Dodd and fold-out map showing "the ships path from Candia to Cape Colonna containing the neighbouring islands of the archipelago and the adjacent coast of Greece". Collated with the earlier edition with additional notes and illustrations and a sketch of the author's life. Pages have toning and foxing, some offsetting of the plates. Ex-library with a Middlebury College bookplate on endpaper. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 005397 
Price: 400.00 USD
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18 Field, Eugene. POEMS OF CHILDHOOD.
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1922 Hard Cover Very Good Maxfield Parrish. 
.x, 199pp.Reprint of 1904 Edition.PICTORIAL FRONT COVER.GILT Lettering on Spine.ILLUSTRATED Endpapers & Title Page.WONDERFUL CLEAR COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS by Maxfield Parrish.Inscription on FFEP.Text is CLEAN & Binding is TIGHT. Size: 8vo 006116 
Price: 60.00 USD
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19 Fisher HOMELAND IN THE NORTH.
Montpelier, VT The Driftwind Press, Walter John Coates. 1936 First Edition. Hard Cover As New Very Good+ 
.FIRST EDITION.100pp.GILT LETTERING on Purple Boards & Black Spine.Purple Endpapers.A VERY HANDSOME COPY IN "AS NEW" CONDITION! Size: 12mo 003813 
Price: 15.00 USD
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DER MONCH VOM SANCT BERNHARD., Gensichen, Otto Franz:-
20 Gensichen, Otto Franz:- DER MONCH VOM SANCT BERNHARD.
Berlin Derlag Von Eugen Groffer 1887 Hard Cover Fine Signed by Author
.72pp.DECORATED CLOTH.NOTE WRITTEN BY & SIGNATURE OF AUTHOR.TEXT IN GERMAN.Some wear on corners and spine.GILT DECORATED COVER. Size: 16mo 000200 
Price: 50.00 USD
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