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Poetical Works, Volume 1

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Company: 1885

Seller ID: 006369

Condition: Very Good +


4 3/4" x 6 1/2", volume 1 of a 5 volume set. B&W fronti portrait with tissue guard. All edges gilt, blue ribbon marker, 3/4 blue leather with blue marbled boards and endpapers. Gold decoration and lettering on the spine, 5 raised bands. A very pretty book. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with All the Correspondence and Notes By Allan Cunningham

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 9210

Condition: Very Good


584 pages, illustrated with b&w engravings, black and white frontis with tissue guard. Floral endpapers, all edges gilt, binding is firm. Padded alligator binding is tan with gold lettering on the front and spine. The spine has sunned. The only marking within is on the title page, which has a stamp that indicates that the Union Publishing House in Chicago is looking for agents. (possibly a salesman's sample). View more info

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The Borough: A Poem in Twenty-Four Letters Third Edition in Two Volumes

By: Crabbe, the Rev. George

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, J. Hatchard: 1810

Seller ID: 9203

Condition: Very Good++


Beautifully bound in full leather with double gilt fillet borders, spines have gilt decoration with black title blocks and author blocks. Gilt decorative roll on turn-ins, ribbon markers, marbled endpapers, stained tops and side edges. Firmly bound, the paper is bright and a pleasure to touch. Half title page is present, advertisement in the back for other ooks lists 48 titles.b View more info

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Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese

By: Kimura, Shotaro; Peake, Charlotte M. A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tokyo, T. Hasegawa:

Seller ID: 003864

Condition: Very Good +


Exquisite color woodblock illustrations printed on double-folded pages compliment these poems. Pages are clean, binding is firm. Cover is creped paper over boards, printed with color woodblock pattern. Back board is clear and bright, front board about 2 shades lighter. A little wear at ends on spine. Book one of a three book set. No date, c. 1909. View more info

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The Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1857

Seller ID: 9198

Condition: Very Good


580 pages, 4 1/4" x 6 3/4", red buckram with leather spine and corners. 5 raised bands with gold lettering and decoration on the spine. Mild wear at corners and spine ends. All edges marbled, marbled endpapers, Small bookbinders sticker (A. Birdsall) inside front cover and tiny former owner's name with a date of 1875 on the first blank endpaper. There is foxing on the illustrated title page and frontis. Several full page illustrations within the book have fo... View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Milton Reprinted From the Original Edition and Containing Numerous Explanitroy Notes

By: Milton, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 9206

Condition: Very Good +


625 pages, illustrated with b&w engravings, black and white frontis with tissue guard. Floral endpapers, all edges gilt. Padded alligator binding is tan with gold lettering on the front and spine. The spine has sunned slightly. The only marking within is on a blank endpaper in the front, which has a stamp that indicates that the Union Publishing House in Chicago is looking for agents. (possibly a salesman's sample). One signature comprising pages 3 - 10 is loose at ... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete in One Volume With All His Introductions and Notes also Various Readings and the Editor's Notes

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Cadell: 1850

Seller ID: 9190

Condition: Very Good


823 pages, indexed, illustrated with full page b&w engraving with tissue guards. Beautiful buckram binding with gold decoration on the front and back boards and spine. Five raised bands, all edges gilt. The frontis portrait and blank endpaper preceeding it are detached. The title page is foxed but the interior pages are clear. The gutters inside the front and back boards have been reinforced with red cloth library tape (this is much more recent than 1850, of course)... View more info

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The Princess, A Medley Sixth Edition

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co.: 1860

Seller ID: 9199

Condition: Very Good


183 pages, 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" bound in full red leather, 5 raised bands, all edges gilt, heraldic design stamped in gold on the from, gold lettering on the spine is faded, light to slight wear at corners.. Unmarked, firmly bound. View more info

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Poems by Richard Chenevix Trench, D.D., Archbishop of Dublin

By: Trench, Richard Chenevix

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1874

Seller ID: 9205

Condition: Very Good++


4 1/4" x 6 3/4", 409 pages, gift inscription dated 1877 on first blank endpaper, pages clear and bright. Bound in mustard color leather with gilt fillet border on front and back. The spine has 5 raised bands, giltt decoration, green leather title block with gold lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A beautiful copy. View more info