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1 GEMS OF POETRY. JUNE 1, 1880 - JUNE 28, 1881. JANUARY 1882- DECEMBER 1884. 2 VOLUMES.
New York John Dougall & Co. 1880 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...VOLUME 1 - JUNE 1, 1880 - DEC 28, 1880. pgs. 1-248, no.'s 1-31 with a 2pg. Index., JANUARY 4,1881 - JUNE 28, 1881. pgs. 1-208, no.'s 1-26 with a 2pg. Index...VOLUME II JANUARY 1882- NOVEMBER 1882. no.' s 1-11, pgs. 1-176., JANUARY 1884- DECEMBER 1884. no.'s 1-12, pgs. 1-190 with a 2pg. Index. THIS VOLUME CONTAINS 12 OTHER MONTHLY PUBLICATIONS, POSSIBLY 1883, BUT NO DATE IS MENTIONED...ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT...Began as a weekly magazine in newspaper format but later published monthly...Includes biographical sketches of famous poets such as Isaac Watts, Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott, etc., as well as the poetry of Tennyson, Burns, Wordsworth, Cowper, Blake, etc...Inside Vol. 1 pasted down on endpapers are two greeting cards...Marbled boards with black cloth corners and spine, gilt lettering on spine(a bit rubbed)... Some shelfwear...UNUSUAL... 004864 
Price: 50.00 USD
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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.
2 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. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...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... 005235 
Price: 235.00 USD
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3 Barker, S. Omar. RAWHIDE RHYMES: SINGING POEMS OF THE OLD WEST.
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968 Hard Cover. Very Good. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Eggenhofer, Nicholas. 
...x, 154pp... Brown cloth boards with black spine and gilt lettering on spine... Foreword by Fred Gipson... Illustrated with B/W drawings... Over 150 most requested poems of the Old West... Illustrated DJ... Clean interior... 005073 
Price: 34.00 USD
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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, A POEM., Bell, Henry Glasshouse :-
4 Bell, Henry Glasshouse :- MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, A POEM.
London Raphael Tuck & Sons LTD. 1910 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS, LONDON... COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS ON FRONT AND BACK COVERS.... B/W ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT TEXT...." SONG OF THE BROOK" POEM BY T ENNYSON WRITTEN ON F.F.E.P. BY PREVIOUS OWNER...GILT ON ALL EDGES...No publication date but circa 1910...Covers worn...Chip on spine...Pencil marks on back cover. 000796 
Price: 50.00 USD
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YOUTH IN TWELVE CENTURIES., Blake, M. E.:-, Illustrated by F. Childe Hassam
5 Blake, M. E.:-, Illustrated by F. Childe Hassam YOUTH IN TWELVE CENTURIES.
Boston. D. Lothrop & Co. 1886 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 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. 000583 
Price: 275.00 USD
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6 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 12mo 
...[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. 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:-
7 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 8vo 
...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 .... 000387 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Chaucer, Geoffrey. CANTERBURY TALES.
Garden City & New York. Garden City Publishing Company 1934 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Kent, Rockwell. 
... [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... 007540 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 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 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [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... 006261 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Child, Lydia Maria. OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOOD.
New York. Coward, McCann & Geoghan, Inc. 1974 Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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... 007551 
Price: 37.50 USD
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11 Clark, Badger. SUN AND SADDLE LEATHER. INCLUDING GRASS GROWN TRAILS AND NEW POEMS.
Boston. Chapman & Grimes. 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [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... 007944 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SONGS FROM THE GRANITE HILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE., Cochrane, Clark B.;-
12 Cochrane, Clark B.;- SONGS FROM THE GRANITE HILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Boston Cupples and Patterson. 1894 Hard Cover Good 8vo 
....120pp...Ex-Library with usual markings... Lacking frontispiece... Corners bumped... Bottom of spine tainted... No copy listed. 000963 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Coleman, H. T. J. Elisabeth Kerr(Illustrator). RHYME FOR A PENNY.
Toronto. The MacMillan Co. Of Canada. 1929 Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo 
....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! 003868 
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 Davis, Miss Rebecca I. GLEANINGS FROM MERRIMAC VALLEY.
Portland, Me. Hoyt, Fogg & Donham. 1881 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Fine 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
... [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... 007473 
Price: 22.00 USD
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15 De Lormian, M. Baour. VEILLEES POETIQUES ET MORALES.
Paris Chez Brunot-Labbe. 1830 Full-Leather Fair 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
... [238pp]... No publication date given, circa 1830's... Third Edition... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVINGS... Text in French... Some soiling, brown spotting... Edgeworn... SCARCE... 007662 
Price: 50.00 USD
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ALONG THE WAY., Dodge, Mary Mapes.
16 Dodge, Mary Mapes. ALONG THE WAY.
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1879 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [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... 006186 
Price: 95.00 USD
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17 Drake, Joseph Rodman CULPRIT FAY
New York & London G.P. Putnam. 1889 Full-Leather Very Good 16mo 
...[137pgs.]...LITERARY GEMS...FRONTIS ENGRAVING...POETRY...Maroon leather binding with gilt lettering and design on front and back...Flowered endpapers...SCARCE... 006449 
Price: 25.00 USD
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CONQUEST OF CANAAN; A POEM, IN ELEVEN BOOKS., Dwight, Timothy.
18 Dwight, Timothy. CONQUEST OF CANAAN; A POEM, IN ELEVEN BOOKS.
Hartford. Elisha Babcock. 1785 Hard Cover Good Ex-Library 12mo 
...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 000786 
Price: 175.00 USD
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19 Fairfield, Frances Story of Longfellow
Portland, Me. L.H. Nelson Company 1904 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
...32pp...FIRST EDITION...ADDED PICTURE OF LONGFELLOW ON COVER...B/W ILLUSTRATIONS AS WELL AS PHOTOS IN TEXT...Slight sunning on cover and spine. 001808 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Falconer, William. SHIPWRECK, A POEM.
London. William Baynes. 1811 Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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... 005397 
Price: 400.00 USD
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