London: Oxford University, 1963. Second Edition. Ex-library copy. Reprinted in 1963. Octavo; VG/VG-; Light brown spine with orange text; DJ with mylar exterior has sunned spine, very light discoloration to edges; Boards strong, minimal rubbing to corners; Textblock with some stamps on first pages and middle section, otherwise clean.
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New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1895. Octavo. 12 mo. Worn red spine with gold text/title; some of the cloth of the spine has become unattached from the hinge; boards are strong adn mostly clean; bumped corners of the boards; pencil writing on the front pastedown and front free end page; deckled fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 249.
Lübeck: L. Jauchen, 1642. First Edition. 8vo., 670 pages, ; VG; newly rebacked, previous spine and boards preserved; cracked brown leather spine, black label with gilt lettering; paper boards, gilt seal embossed on front cover; moderate wear to boards; illustrated title page; second front endpaper has a full-page handwritten biography of Paul Fleming in German; possible ex-library, with stamp on recto of title page for Biblioth. Regia. Berolinensi.; small green stamp on recto of title page and on last page, reading "Friedr Wilh. / Pfeiffer / Breslau"; Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858-1945) was a German physician and bacteriologist, known for his many fundamental discoveries in immunology and bacteriology. Among them, he discovered bacteriolysis and it went on to be known as the Pfeiffer Phenomenon. Later in life he held the chair of hygiene in Breslau from 1909-1925, when he retired.; Fleming's Teutsche Poemata (Poems in German), was published posthumously in 1642, and was later renamed Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte (Spiritual and Secular Poems); NA consignment; shelved case 0.
Takoma Park: Aleph, 1975. First. Square octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; sunned beige stapled binding; covers have moderate sunning and age-toning, most notably to spine and edges, front cover has light notes in pencil along bottom from previous owner, otherwise clean with light edgewear, creasing along spine; textblock is clean with light age-toning; 93pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., Inc, 1948. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Chocolate brown and yellow spine with brown text; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket cover, fraying and chipping, minor tears along sides and edges, scuffing and rubbing to surfaces, age toning within interior of jacket; Minor creases to board spine edges, boards clean, binding slightly cocked, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean; 874 pp.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1941 . First Trade Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 436 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's beige buckram,, brown label to spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards, mild age-toning to edges; slight age-toning to interior, primarily to endpapers; Inscribed on ffep by Frost, dated April, 1942, Vermont. The inscription includes the last four lines of 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening', "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep."; PB consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Random House, 1930. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; beige/brown spine, gold text; cover has age toning along head edges, small stain at spine tail; textblock has staining on free endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise clean; pp 349.; Shelved case 0. This limited first edition of Frost's Collected Poems is number 80 of 1000 copies. The book is inscribed by Frost on the half title page to Anne and Robert von Moschzisker. It comes with two newspaper clippings detailing a literary award of $1000 Frost received in the home of Mr. and Mrs. von Moschzisker. The book also includes a sheet of paper with the hand-written address of Mrs. von Moschzisker and a three-page ALS dated December 22 from South Shaftsbury, Vermont, written to Anne from Elinor Frost. The letter is in an envelope affixed to the back pastedown of the book. In the letter, Elinor wishes Anne and Robert Christmas greetings and updates them on her Christmas plans. It also mentions the Literary award Frost received. This a truly special limited first edition collection of Frost's poems, which includes documents that provide insight into his personal life.
New York: House of Books, Ltd., 1951. Limited First Edition, #105/300. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG-; spine sun-faded blue cloth to tan, boards blue cloth, front board with gilt lettering; with unprinted tissue dust jacket, some tears, including chunk missing to lower fore corner of front board; remnants of a bookplate on ffep, a large amount torn off, page still intact; of a limited first edition of 300 copies, this is number 105 SIGNED by the author; very slight age-toning to pages; AD; shelved case 0.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1942. Limited Edition, #528/735. 8vo., 91 pages; VG; green cloth spine with gilt lettering, patterned green paper boards; housed in a VG- green slipcase, mild wear and rubbing, one small chip; small bookplate to front pastedown; very mild wear to corners; SIGNED by Frost on limitation page, of 735 copies this is number 528; shelved case 0.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1942. Limited Edition, #705/735. Octavo, 91 pages; VG; green cloth spine with gilt lettering, patterned green paper boards; housed in a VG green slipcase, mild wear and rubbing; very mild wear to corners; SIGNED by Frost on limitation page, of 735 copies this is number 705; shelved case 0.
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG/G+; greenish tan spine with black and green text; jacket has age toning, staining, large closed tear at front head edge, small closed tear at spine head, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong; textblock has spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 71.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1929. 12mo; pp 125; VG-/G; dark beige spine with red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior, sunning to spine, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
Stockholm: Natur Och Kultur, 1964. Octavo; VG-; softcover; red and blue sun toned spines, black lettering; both volumes' covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, general light soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, stamps on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, pages uneven; volume 1 covers have tape on spine, damp staining on rear, age toning in interiors, browning on rear end paper; volume 2 covers have stamp on rear; volume 2 text block has occasional tearing on fore edges, folding on page 311 and 313 head fore corners; insert included in volume 2; 2 volumes; Volume 1 - Comments on His Rural Poems and Other Early Writings; Volume 2 - Comments on His Urban and Narrative Poetry.
Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2001. first edition; signed. thin octavo in ivory and green soft covers with green letters; VG; author's signature and dedication on title page; minimal soiling and shelf wear; text and paper clean; pp. 68; winner of the 2001 Morse Poetry Prize; shelved in Poetry section.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1936. First Edition. Octavo; G-/Hardcover; Black spine with gold peeling label; Heavy shelf wear to covers, rubbing along surfaces, fraying at spine tail, minor tear to spine tail, one inch chip at front exterior tail edge, bumping to corners, creasing and fraying along sides, white speckles on rear cover; Binding loose, slight separation of board at spine, previous owner's inscription on free end page, blemishes on rear free end pages and paste-down, age toning to deckled pages; Age toning along text block exterior, Text block clean; 282 pp.
Paris: Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 1985. Large Octavo; pp 810; G/paperback; off-white spine with black text; covers have light toning to exterior, mostly to spine; few creases to spine; mild wear otherwise; intact panels; text block clean; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Stock, 1949. Octavo; Good- condition leatherbound hardcover, numbered copy #274; Light brown spine with gold text; Boards have slightly rubbed and lightly scratched exterior with more wear along spine & fore edges, front cover detatched but present; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with slight writings on end paper, otherwise good binding; pp 168. Shelve Netdesk office, Ephemera Box A.
New York: Harper & Row, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo, 837 pages; VG-/VG-; spine red with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut ''$27.50', mild closed tears and rubbing; slight rubbing to text block; full page New Year inscription opposite of title page, plus dated inscription on title page, dated January 8m 1985. Both inscriptions are to Jerry Aronson, director of the documentary 'Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg'. ..."I hope your film doesn't get tangled in ideas but can be straightforward chronology if that's possible."; consignment; shelved case 0.
India: Kalakshetra Press, 1983. First Edition. Folio; VG-; Blue-green cloth spine with gilt lettering; SIGNED By Clemente on the limitation page and INSCRIBED with a drawing by Allen Ginsberg to the filmmaker Jerry Aronson [director of documentary on Ginsberg] and dated 1994. Number 64 of a limited edition of 1,111. Some bubbling of the cloth front and back, general edge wear; Interior clean; JA consign; Shelved above case 2.
New York: William Morrow, 2002. First Edition [Offprint]. Octavo; 16pp; printed wraps; very good; signed by Giovanni on top cover. An excerpt of poems in a marketing brochure published in advance of the book. [Pamphlet in cream wraps]; Spine is thin, white with black and red text; saddle-stitched; else good.
New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., 1944. Revised Edition. 10mo; pp 130; VG/G; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket shows minor chips to edges; modest shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Berlin: G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1884. Quarto; pp 67; G+/no-DJ; red spine with black decorations; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; worn corners; elaborate black and white designs with gilt titles to front; sturdy boards; text block has all edges gilt; interior lightly toned; illustrated; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Oswald Wolff Ltd., 1974. Octavo, 233 pages; VG; half bound in blue cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has a gilt design; binding has minor shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have blue coloring along the top edge; text half in German; shelved Poetry.
Boston: S. E. Cassino, 1882. Cambridge Edition. 8vos., 10 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; mild rubbing to marbling, bumping and wear to corners, heads and tails of spine; marbled endpapers; top edges of text blocks gilt; small sticker of previous owner on all ffeps; titles are Faust 1, Faust 2, The Dramatic Works, Poems, Sorrows of Werther, Letters and Travels, Autobiography 1, Autobiography 2, Wilhelm Meister 1, Wilhelm Meister 2; Autobiography 1 has the gutter on the pastedown completely open, but the front board is still attached to the spine; set measures 14 1/2"; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above Ancient Greece.
Putney, VT: Year of Dog Press, 1972. Limited First Edition [#103/650]. Octavo, 69 pages, VG/VG-; red matte paper wrapper, gold and black lettering: mild fading mostly to spine; wear with mild fraying to head, tail, and corners; closed tear to head; scattered minor imperfections to wrapper; back cover of wrapper pasted to back board (possibly as issued); covers protected by plastic covering; plain uncovered boards, modern Coptic-style binding with adhesive: slight bumping to corners; light age-toning to text-block, deckle fore- and bottom-edges; interior clean, black lettering and color-woodcut illustrations printed on tan Nideggen mould-made paper stated to limitation page, No. 103 out of 650 copies; SIGNED by both editors/illustrators to limitation page; shelved Poetry Anthologies.
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Newsletter Text: Harry Golden CARL SANDBURG [SIGNED] Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Biography of poet Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) told in an upbeat anecdotal style. Sandburg was a noted poet, writer, musician, and thinker. A pacifist, he was a Spanish-American war veteran who later supported U.S. involvement in two World Wars. A supporter of Swedish-style socialism, he had many Republican admirers due to his biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Sandburg's support for such radical ideas as old age pensions, worker compensation, and a minimum wage became mainstream in his life time. Author Harry Golden was a friend and neighbor of Sandburg. Hardcover with dust jacket. 287 pages with black and white photos. Signed by both Sandburg and Golden. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with black and white lettering; Stated first edition; SIGNED by BOTH Golden and Sandburg; Light wear to dust jacket, toned at spine, now covered by a mylar brodart cover; Boards straight with light edgewear; Binding tight; Pages toned, but free of marking; 287 pages. SHELVED: Case 1.
Paternoster Row, London: H. D. Symonds, 1804. An Improved Edition. Small Sextodecimo in full brown leather boards. G+ / No Dust Jacket. Some wear to boards, mostly to corners and joints, head and tail of spine somewhat bumped, decorative gilt inlay along edges of boards and on spine. Plate with previous owner's name and inscription dated 1828 on front paste down, else text free from writing, binding tight, interior somewhat age-toned with frequent foxing, text is accompanied by several woodcuts, contains a brief catalog of other books printed by the same publisher at the rear. 149 pp. [Alcove 2, Spine is brown leather].
London: W. Griffin, 1770. First edition. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with no text; ex libris, bookplate, front pastedown; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 23 pp.; illus. frontispiece, "The sad historian of the pensive plain", oval engraving, title-page; light age-toning; text block edges, gilt; endpapers, blue marbling; front fly leaves, loose but holding; boards, gilt borders, inside, double lines; outside, singles; board edges, gilt; panels, rubbed; chipping; else very good. Case #0.
London: John Murray, 1854. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; bound in brown full calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and red and black labels with gilt lettering; floral gilt borders along boards, matching gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins; marbled text blocks, endpapers; mild rubbing to boards, wear to hinges; some rubbing to spines, wearing off some small parts of the gilt; small wear to head and tails of spine; interiors clean; small scrape to rear cover of volume one; front boards on volumes two, three, and four slightly loose; shelved above US politics.
New York: Derby and Jackson, 1859. Four octavos in quarter leather and three-quarter marbled boards, all volumes VG-/No DJ: shelfwear and edgewear, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners fo boards, some superficial scratches to exterior, some chipping to heads of spines, previous owner's bookplate affixed to ffep in all four volumes, previous owner's name written in ink on first black free endpaper, minor foxing--primarily to endpapers--with light sporadic foxing to body of books, minor sunning to spines, light age-toning. Bindings intact and text clean in all four volumes. Full title reads "The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Including a Variety of Pieces Now First Collected. By James Prior, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Author of the Life of Goldsmith, Life of Burke, etc. etc. In Four Volumes." Endpapers and edges of text block marbled. A handsome set. [Spines are leather with five raised bands and gilt text. Shelved above plays/foreign languages].
London: Oxford University Press, 1957. 1st reprint ed. of 1900 original. VG+ 8vo in brown cloth, title on front and spine in gilt. No DJ. Bumping to corners, spines faded. Hinges sound. Foxing to textblock, endpapers discolored. Interior pages clean, flat, uniformly colored. No notes or marginalia. 519 and 655 pgs. shelve locked.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1901. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; green spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, small rip in fabric at spine head, sticker on spine, spine slightly cocked; textblock has edgewear, age toning, several ex library stamps and faint pencil markings throughout, tear on frontispiece protector and on fore edge of page 395, otherwise clean; pp 519.
London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in teal cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, very minor bowing, glue on front, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, torn sticker on spine, spine sun toned; text block age toned, soiling on page 31 and last page verso, ex-library stamp and marker on exterior head edge, foxing on exterior head edge; xxi, 587pp.