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Analectic Magazine - 1814
Analectic Magazine - 1814

Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1814. FIRST. VG. Bound in full cloth with leather spine label, lettered in gilt. The first appearance of "The Star Spangled Banner, " here titled "Defence of Fort McHenry," in any publication other than newspapers. From the private collection of Judge Edward S. Delaplaine, noted Frederick County, Maryland jurist and author. Delaplaine has written a highly regarded... READ MORE
Price: $2,500.00
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The Ballads Of Robin Hood
The Ballads Of Robin Hood

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. A lovely copy of this LEC title. Ilustrated by David Gentleman. Introduction by Jim Lees. From a limited edition of 1600 copies and this one being number 230 and signed on the limitation page by the illustrator. Housed in a black slip-case which is also fine. One quarter... READ MORE
Price: $55.00
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Beowulf
Beowulf
Rockwell Kent (illustrator).
New York: Random House, 1932. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. Large quarto volume. From a limited edition of 950 numbered copies, this one being number 98. This copy now specially bound in full black goat skin, elaborately blind tooled, black on black. This background is then enhanced with a black and red celtic knot pattern. The front board is then... READ MORE
Price: $6,500.00
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Boswell in London
Boswell in London

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1952. FIRST. VG. READ MORE
Price: $15.00
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The Faulkner Journal
The Faulkner Journal

Ada: Ohio Northern University, 1987. FIRST. F. Wrappers. Fine, as new. Volume II, No 2, Spring 1987. William Faulkner and The Military. READ MORE
Price: $10.00
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The Faulkner Journal
The Faulkner Journal

Ada: Ohio Northern University, 1987. FIRST. F. Wrappers. Fine, as new. Volume II, No 2, Spring 1987. William Faulkner and The Military. READ MORE
Price: $10.00
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Gudrun. A Mediaeval Epic
Gudrun. A Mediaeval Epic

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1889. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in original printed white paper on boards. Paper a little soiled but considering the age still remarkably fresh and bright. Previous owner book-plate on the front paste-down and two previous owner names on the front free endpaper. The contents are clean. A lovely example. READ MORE
Price: $75.00
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The Irish Book
The Irish Book

Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1963. FIRST. Paperback. Near Fine. Wrappers. This is the special Yeats issue, Vol. II, Nos 3/4. It is signed on the cover by one of its contributors, Russell Alspach. Allsbach headed the Literature Department at West Point for many years and distinguished himself, among many things, as a Yeats scholar. READ MORE
Price: $20.00
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LES OUVRES D'ANACREON ET DE SAPHO. Contenant leurs Poesies, & les galanteries de l'ancienne Greece
LES OUVRES D'ANACREON ET DE SAPHO. Contenant leurs Poesies, & les galanteries de l'ancienne Greece

Paris: Charles Clouzier, 1692. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in full original vellum with red spine label, printed in gilt. Above the label is the title again, printed by hand I believe. One full page engraving of titled "Poesies D'Anacreon Et De Sapho." 398 pp, and one page of advertisements, dated 1691. Text in Greek and French. The book is very... READ MORE
Price: $250.00
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Lucian's Dialogues Prepared For Schools
Lucian's Dialogues Prepared For Schools

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. Burgundy colored cloth on boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Previous owner signature to the front free endpaper. A very clean, bright and solid copy. READ MORE
Price: $15.00
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Mississippi Quarterly
Mississippi Quarterly

State College: Mississippi State University, 1971. FIRST. NF. The Journal of Southern Culture. Special Issue on William Faulkner; Essays, Notes and Book Reviews. Summer 1971, Vol. XXIV, No. 3. Wrappers. A clean and solid copy. READ MORE
Price: $10.00
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The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor
The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. First Limited edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition Number 1413/1500. Near Fine. 1/4 green morocco leather with lettering in gilt. Cloth boards with illustration in green. Spine faded to light brown. Translated into English by E. Powys Mathers. Introduction by C. S. Forester. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Signed by Wilson at the colophon. The... READ MORE
Price: $125.00
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Sir Roger de Coverly. JOSEPH ADDISON.
Sir Roger de Coverly

London: The Folio Society, 1967. Near Fine. A very bright and pleasing copy in a fine slip-case. Previous owner embossed name on the title page, else fine. Co-authored with Sir Richard Steele and Eustace Budgell. Marbled boards. READ MORE
Price: $12.50
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers. JOSEPH ADDISON, RICHARD AND BUDGELL STEELE, EUSTACE.
The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

New York: The Heritage Press, 1945. Hardcover. Fine. A very clean, bright and solid copy. Illustrated by Gordon Ross. Housed in decorated slip-case. READ MORE
Price: $12.00
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The Oresteia. AESCHYLUS.
The Oresteia

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1979. Hardcover. Fine. Full green leather decorated and lettered in gilt. A.E.G. Collectors Edition. Contains Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers and The Furies. Translated by Morshead. Introduction by Rex Warner. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton. Perfect copy of a lovely production. READ MORE
Price: $40.00
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Seven Against Thebes And Prometheus Bound. Text of Dindorf, Compiled and Abridged by John Griffiths. AESCHYLUS.
Seven Against Thebes And Prometheus Bound. Text of Dindorf, Compiled and Abridged by John Griffiths

Oxford: J. H. Parker, 1835. Hardcover. Very Good. Scarce edition bound in full vellum and signed by the Riviere Bindery. Marbled endpapers. teg. Text in Greek, notes in Greek, English and Latin. A very few minor marginal notations, but overall the book remains very clean and solid. Some minor soiling to the vellum. READ MORE
Price: $150.00
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Aesop's Fables. AESOP.
Aesop's Fables

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1979. Hardcover. Fine. Full brown leather decorated and lettered in gilt. A.E.G. Silk endpapers. Collectors Edition. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. A new version written by Munro Leaf. A perfect copy of a very attractive book. READ MORE
Price: $40.00
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The Tower of London. WILLIAM H. AINSWORTH.
The Tower of London

London: Richard Bentley, 1840. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in original cloth. The book has been re-backed. With a signed letter from the author to the illustrator George Cruikshank. Housed in a modern slip-case. Tells the tragic story of Lady Jane Grey. READ MORE
Price: $750.00
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The Tower of London. WILLIAM H. AINSWORTH.
The Tower of London

London: George Routledge and Sons. VG. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. No date, circa 1900. A very nice copy. READ MORE
Price: $25.00
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Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire. WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH.
Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire

London: Hugh Cunningham, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, original dark brown blind cloth, spine lettering in gilt, texts with 20 inserted engraved plates by John Franklin. Plain tissue guards, single ad leaves at rear of Volumes II and III. This a very clean, bright and solid triple decker that has been professionally and lovingly repaired. All volumes rebacked... READ MORE
Price: $575.00
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The Divine Comedy. DANTE ALIGHIERI.
The Divine Comedy

Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1978. Hardcover. Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Bound in full red cleather, elaborately decorated in gilt with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Illustrated by William Blake and translated by Melville Best Anderson. The book-plate is present but not attached. READ MORE
Price: $60.00
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The Inferno of Dante. DANTE ALIGHIERI.
The Inferno of Dante

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. A new verse translation by Robert Pinsky. Illustrated by Michael Mazur. As new. Unopened and unread. READ MORE
Price: $35.00
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The Poetical Works of Dante. DANTE ALIGHIERI.
The Poetical Works of Dante

New York: Hurst & Co. 1900. NF. No date, circa 1900. Bound in soft brown suede with ornate decoration along the borders of the front cover with color highlights. Translated by Henry Francis Cary. A remarkably clean, bright and attractive copy. Typically these soft suede titles don't hold up. This one is very clean and solid. READ MORE
Price: $30.00
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The Vision or Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. DANTE ALIGHIERI.
The Vision or Hell, Purgatory and Paradise

London: George Bell, 1901. F. Bound in full smooth powder blue morocco, decorated and lettered in gilt. A prize binding from Tunbridge Wells School. A fine copy in all respects. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. READ MORE
Price: $450.00
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Yeats and Innisfree. RUSSELL K. ALSPACH.
Yeats and Innisfree

Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Fine in wrappers. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the title page. Allsbach headed the Literature Department at West Point for many years and distinguished himself, among many things, as a Yeats scholar. READ MORE
Price: $20.00


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