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cover of Sweet Nature and Other Poems & Illustrations

Sweet Nature and Other Poems & Illustrations

by Robert Ellice Mack, Ed.

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Published
c. 1888
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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This lovely collection of nature poetry is complemented by beautiful illustrations by a number of 19th century artists and illustrators. Boards are soiled and scuffed and spine ends are chipped. Dark green endpapers suggest rebinding. Gorgeous ink inscription on FFEP is dated Christmas 1988. No other internal markings. Gilt fore edges and very heavy cardboard pages. … Read more
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cover of Pansies from Shakespeare

Pansies from Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

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Published
1898
Condition
Good+
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This sweet little volume features 3-4 quotations from Shakespeare plays for the 31 days of the calendar month. Binding is soiled, scuffed and bumped on exterior, but clean inside with no markings. FFEP has a 1/4" tear to edge from turning the page. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library. No expedited shipping outside of the United States. .
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cover of Winter Trees

Winter Trees

by Sylvia Plath

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st U.S. Edition - Stated
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This is a true, first edition, stated on the copyright page with the complete number line ending in 1 on the last page of the book. Boards have some bumps to corners and some spotting on cover. Illustrated endpapers. Portrait of Sylvia Plath on back flap of dust jacket. Pages are clean except for one small spot along fore… Read more
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cover of The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

by Rupert Brooke

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good+
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This handsome volume is quite rare in the online market. Some bumping to corners and scuffing to spine. No internal markings. Photograph portrait of Brooke as frontispiece who was often referred to as "the handsomest man in England." Poems span his early period before World War I and those written during his time in the trenches. There is a biographical… Read more
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cover of The Poetical Works of John Dryden

The Poetical Works of John Dryden

by John Dryden

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Published
1873
Edition
The Globe Edition
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Binding is mildly soiled, scuffed and bumped. Heavy foxing on endpapers and some foxing to pages throughout. Ink name and date of FFEP. Hinge is tight. A very readable copy! Edited by professor, W.D. Christie of Trinity College, Cambridge with a revised Dryden Memoir. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library
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cover of The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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This is a Cambridge Edition of the works of Shelley. There is a two inch rip along the edge of the top spine (see photo), otherwise a very nice copy. Marbled boards with owner's bookplate on FEP. Some discoloration along boarders of free end papers. Pages are bright and clean. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library.
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cover of Sweethearts Always: Poems of Love

Sweethearts Always: Poems of Love

by Poems Selected by Janet Madison.

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
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NZ$32.86

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232 pp. This sweet book of love poems features over 80 poets and authors, including The Brownings, Burns, Coleridge, Herrick, Longfellow, Rossetti, Shakespeare, Shelley, Tennyson, Wordsworth and many more. The boards are slightly bumped on corners and have minor soiling and scuffs. Gilt designs are very clean and bright on dark green cloth boards. Endpapers are illustrated with a large… Read more
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cover of The One Hoss Shay

The One Hoss Shay

by Oliver Wendall Holmes

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Published
1892
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80 pp. Leather boards are slightly soiled. Spine has darkened with age. Hinges are tight. Pages are bright and clean. Numerous illustrations throughout by famed artist and illustrator Howard Pyle. Holmes' poem satirizes the building of the "one hoss shay" by a country deacon that lasts for 100 years and then completely falls apart. All proceeds benefit The… Read more
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cover of Riley Love-Lyrics

Riley Love-Lyrics

by James Whitcomb Riley

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Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
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191 pp. This 115 year-old book is in Near Fine condition with only very minor bumping to head foot and spine. There is an ink inscription on the front FFLF underneath a very small, blind-stamped book shop name. Poems are accompanied by lovely, ethereal black and white photographs. Pages are clean and bright. Hinge is tight. All proceeds benefit The… Read more
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cover of The Poetical Works of Samuel Woodworth

The Poetical Works of Samuel Woodworth

by Samuel Woodworth

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Published
1861
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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These 140 year old volumes are in Near Fine condition and seem never to have been opened or read. The hinge is very tight and there are no internal markings. The forefront of pages are brilliantly, edge-gilded. Woodworth was a well-known and loved 19th century Massachusetts writer, essayist, literary journalist and poet. He was read and appreciated for his highly… Read more
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cover of Songs

Songs

by Robert Burns & Lord Tennyson

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Published
c. 1905
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
unstated
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These 2 lovely miniature books were published some time in the first decade of the 20th century. The bindings are in very good condition with just slight fading and rubbing. End papers are marbled green. The Tennyson title's front end paper is attached, but loose along verso edge. Hinges are tight and pages are clean and bright. Each books has… Read more
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cover of Almanac for Amorists

Almanac for Amorists

by James Broughton

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
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This slim volume of romantic poetry is divided up by the seasons of the year with simple line drawings of quasi-erotic male and female figures. The cream-colored book comes in an identically illustrated pink paper outer jacket. There is some soiling to outer cover. No internal markings or plates. The hinge is slightly loose but very much in tact. All… Read more
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