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William Allingham.  A Bibliographical Study.
William Allingham. A Bibliographical Study.

(ALLINGHAM, WILLIAM) LASNER, MARK SAMUELS.

Illustrated, and with a Portrait Frontispiece. Original cloth. Philadelphia: Holmes Publishing Co., 1993.

First separate edition. One of two hundred copies. This book is a revised and illustrated edition of Mark Samuels Lasner's bibliography of the poet, William Allingham, which was previously published in the 1990 Summer and Autumn issues... more


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Valenti Angelo.  The Man and the Artist.
Valenti Angelo. The Man and the Artist.

(ANGELO, VALENTI)

Edited by Earl and Gloria Emelson. Illustrated, 4to, original cloth. Concord, California: Heron House, 2010.

First edition. Contains specially-written chapters on Angelo's life and art by 32 authors, and over 100 photographs and illustrations. Handsomely-produced and limited to 250 copies consisting of "172 pages measuring 9 X 12 inches, lithographed in... more


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Voltaire's "Henriade" Book I.
Voltaire's "Henriade" Book I.

BRONTE, CHARLOTTE

Translated from the French. Illustrated, original stiff printed wrappers, cord tie, uncut. London: Privately printed by Clement Shorter, June 19, 1917.

First edition. No. 6 of 25 copies each numbered and signed by Clement Shorter. Wise, Supplement (1). Fine. ... more


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Absent Friends

BUSCH, FREDERICK

Original cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (slightly worn). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.

First edition. Presentation copy to Robert Blackmore and his wife, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "March 31, 1989 / To Bob and Lucia, / Surely present / friends, and dear ones. / Love, /... more


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Hardwater Country. Stories

BUSCH, FREDERICK

Original cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (a little creased; lightly worn). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.

First edition. Presentation copy to Robert Blackmore and his wife, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "5/7/79 / Dear Bob and Lucia, / One more nail in my coffin, / one more... more


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Rounds

BUSCH, FREDERICK

Original cloth, dust jacket (a little worn). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1979).

First edition. A novel. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to his friends, Robert Blackmore and his wife: "November, 1979 / Dear Bob and Lucia -- / One more stab at it... more


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Take This Man

BUSCH, FREDERICK

Original cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (a little creased and worn). New York: Farrar, Straus,Giroux, (1981).

First edition. The author's eighth work of fiction. Presentation copy, with a lengthy inscription to his friends, Robert Blackmore and his wife, on the front free endpaper: "September, 1981 / Dear Bob -- / Once again... more


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Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven.

[CLEMENS, SAMUEL L.]

By Mark Twain. Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering. Original pictorial cloth. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1909.

First edition of this short work of fiction written many years earlier but which had been considered too shocking to publish. In this copy the sheets bulk 5/8", the thickest of three... more


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The Naturalist in Nicaragua

(CONRAD, JOSEPH) BELT, THOMAS

Illustrated, rebound in full green morocco, gilt, with raised bands, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. London: J.M. Dent & Sons; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., n.d.

A reprint of the 1873 first edition. Extremities and edges of spine and corners rather rubbed, otherwise in good condition. An association copy, given... more


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Silver Circus. Tales

COPPARD, A.E.

Original silver paper boards, black cloth shelf-back, paper spine label, dust jacket (bit soiled and worn). [London]: Jonathan Cape, (1928).

First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Gilbert H. Fabes / (The authors' [sic] friend) / from A.E. Coppard." Near-fine.

Gilbert Henry Fabes (b. 1894);... more


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More Hints on Etiquette, for the Use of Society at large, and Young Gentlemen in Particular

(CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE)

By . With Cuts, by George Cruikshank. 12mo, original decorated limp ribbed grey-blue cloth, stamped and lettered lettered in gilt, a.e.g. London: Charles Tilt, 1838.

First edition of this parody of Charles Williams Day's Hints on Etiquette and the Usages of Society (1834). Covers a little worn, as usual, but a... more


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Love-Songs of Childhood

FIELD, EUGENE

Original flexible white Japan vellum binding, spine lettered in gilt, contents printed on one side of leaf only, t.e.g., silk marker, uncut. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894.

First edition. No. X of 15 copies (numbered I-XV) of the "Van Gelder Edition" printed at the De Vinne Press on Japan paper... more


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3 autograph letters signed, 5pp, 4to, Old Britton, Rugby, and n.p., May 1914 and n.d., with one original mailing envelope. To The Revrd W. Garrett Horder. With two pages in manuscript copied out in an unidentified hand, each containing two stanzas of un

GALE, NORMAN

3 autograph letters signed, 5 pages, various sizes, Old Britton, Rugby, and no place, May 1914 and no date, with one original mailing envelope (usual postmarks and wear; with a water smudge; top panel torn open). Excellent letters to The Revrd W. Garrett Horder, sending a copy of Collected Poems... more


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The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft

GISSING GEORGE

Original cloth. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1903.

First edition. Coustillas A25.1(a). Pencilled notes and markings by a former owner in the text; edges foxed, otherwise a fine copy in a cloth slipcase. ... more


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Christmas Trees.  A Book of Poems by Kenneth Grahame.
Christmas Trees. A Book of Poems by Kenneth Grahame.

GRAHAME, KENNETH

Compiled by Roger Oakes. Illustrated, original clothbacked marbled boards, paper labels on spine and front cover. North Newbald, York: Parrot Press, 1998.

First edition. "No. 44 of 125 copies "handset in Perpetua Roman & Italic and printed on 145 gsm Zerkall mould-made paper using an Adana eight-five platen press. 115 copies... more


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Le Traducteur; or, Selections, Historical, Dramatic, and Miscellaneous, From the Best French Writers, On a Plan Calculated to Render Reading and Translation Peculiarly Serviceable in Acquiring the French Language

(HARDY, THOMAS) MERLET, P[IERRE]. F[RANÇOIS].

Original publisher's cloth. London: Printed for Taylor and Walton, 1847.

Tenth edition. Thomas Hardy's French reader for students of the language, signed in pencil ("T.Hardy") on the verso of the front free endpaper and in ink ("Thomas Hardy") at the head of the title-page. With his notes in ink in the... more


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William Hazlitt to His Publishers, Friends, and Creditors.

(HAZLITT, WILLIAM)

William Hazlitt to His Publishers, Friends, and Creditors: Twenty-Seven New Holograph Letters. Edited by Charles E. Robinson. Original printed wrappers. Heslington, York: Published by the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association from the Department of English, University of York, 1987. First edition. A "Special Supplement" to The Keats-Shelley Review. Prints 27 (fully annotated)... more


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Andromeda and Other Poems

KINGSLEY, CHARLES

Original cloth. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1858.

First English edition (originally published in Boston in 1856). Former owner's signature on front free endpaper ("Lizzie Stevens, 1859"); some splitting along inner and outer hinges; covers a bit soiled and worn; in a half morocco slipcase (backstrip rubbed). Tipped-in at the... more


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Chants for the Boer

MILLER, JOAQUIN

Original red paper wrappers with cord tie as issued, yapp edges. San Francisco: The Whittaker & Ray Company (Incorporated), 1900.

First edition. BAL 13847. Old auction slip tipped to front free endpaper; front hinge starting and a little weak; edges frayed, otherwise a very good copy in a (somewhat rubbed) half... more


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Songs of Italy.

MILLER, JOAQUIN

Original pictorial purple cloth, t.e.g. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1878.

First American edition. BAL 13773. The first English edition, entitled Songs of Far-away Lands, included the poems in Songs of Italy and, according to BAL 13774 "may have [been] issued simultaneously" with the U.S. edition. Old auction slip tipped-in at the front;... more


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