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A Ballad Upon a Wedding

by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS; Sir John SUCKLING

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Published
1927
Condition
Some light age-darkening to spine, soft handling creases in margins, but overall a clean, well-preserved copy. Without the print
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$250.00

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Walthan Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Some light age-darkening to spine, soft handling creases in margins, but overall a clean, well-preserved copy. Without the printed dust jacket. 8vo (19.4 x 13 cm). [4], 8, [5] pages. 9 engravings by Eric Rivilious (one full-page, seven vignettes, and one tail piece on colophon). Original quarter cream cloth,… Read more
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$250.00
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The Bridge. A Poem

by LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB; Hart CRANE; Malcolm COWLEY (introduction)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
A fine copy with some wear and chipping to the glassine
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$120.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. A fine copy with some wear and chipping to the glassine. Folio. Illustrated with photographs by Richard Benson. Original cloth; original glassine; publisher's decorated slipcase. Limited edition, number 693 of 2000 copies signed by the illustrator. With the one-page prospectus slip laid-in.
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$120.00
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The Journal of Madam Knight

by KNIGHT, Sarah Kemble

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Published
1972
Condition
A fine copy
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$300.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1972. A fine copy. 8vo. 39 pages. Wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. Quarter red morocco, gilt-lettered on spine, marbled paper boards. One of 100 deluxe copies printed on Rives and bound in quarter leather, signed by McCurdy. This is number 6. There were 1900 copies of the trade edition. The book was designed by… Read more
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$300.00
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Notebook Poems: 1953. 3 Drawings by Jess

by DUNCAN, Robert

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Published
1991
Condition
A fine copy, not sunned, and with virtually no signs of handling
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$350.00

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San Francisco: The Press in Tuscany Alley [for] San Francisco State University, 1991. A fine copy, not sunned, and with virtually no signs of handling. Folio. Original salmon wrappers, printed paper title label, untrimmed. FIRST EDITION, number 16 of 90 copies signed by Jess, from an edition of 100 (ten included an original drawing). Designed and printed by… Read more
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$350.00
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The Seventh Bridge. A Memoir

by AHLGREN, Carol A.

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Published
1990
Condition
Small soft crease in lower margins throughout, otherwise fine
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$150.00

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Iowa City: Gravel Pit Press, 1990. Small soft crease in lower margins throughout, otherwise fine. Folio. 11, [2] pages. Linoleum cuts by Nora Koch. Plain wrappers, printed paper label on front cover. Number 36 of 45 copies signed by the author and illustrator, who also printed the book. On domestic etching paper. Scarce: Not in OCLC.
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$150.00
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My Playmate

by WHITTIER, John Greenleaf

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Published
1960
Condition
Some light age-tonigh but generally fine
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$20.00

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[Fairfield, WA]: Ye Galleon Press [Glen Cameron Adams], 1960. Some light age-tonigh but generally fine. 8vo. Printed in colors. Cloth with printed paper title label on front cover. One of 149 copies, this copy unnumbered. This was the fourth book from the press. "The paper is 70 pound Angelo Text in ivory. The sheets were printed on an… Read more
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$20.00
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Prospectus for Homage to Ingres

by GRAZIANI, Sante

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Published
1965
Condition
A few soft creases
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$25.00

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Boston: Impressions Workshop Inc, 1965. A few soft creases. 7 x 8 inches. 8 pages. Four prints and loose price sheet loose in flap-pocket of inner rear wrapper. Die-cut green wrappers revealing title.
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$25.00
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A Voyage to Cythera. Charles Baudelaire Reads and Glosses Seventeen Poems

by BOBB, Ralph

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Published
1987
Condition
A fine copy
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$50.00

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Omaha: The Cummington Press, 1987. A fine copy. 4to. 46, [2] pages. Intaglio print by Priscilla Steele, signed and numbered 248/250. Plum cloth, printed paper spine label. One of 250 copies printed by Harry Duncan, on Mohawk Superfine Text. Priscilla Steele wiped, pulled, signed, and numbered her copperplate. Beautifully designed and printed.
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$50.00
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Ten Poems

by FROST, Robert

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Published
1988
Condition
A fine copy save one pale stain on front wrapper
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$550.00

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Worcester, MA: Colin Press, 1988. A fine copy save one pale stain on front wrapper. 8vo. Four etchings and one vignette on colophon by Judith Eldridge; with an extra suite of five etchings in color on chine collé. Text and plates laid loose as issued in Rugg Road handmade paper wrappers with a printed paper label on front… Read more
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$550.00
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Stranger Walking

by MAZLISH, Anne

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1982
Condition
One small scuff at foot of spine, otherwise fine
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$150.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1982. One small scuff at foot of spine, otherwise fine. 8vo. 47, [2] pages. Frontispiece etching by Jan Swearer. Quarter blue morocco, blue cloth boards, decorated endpapers, gilt-lettered on spine. Copy X of 20 copies specially bound by Gray Parrot. Signed by the author and illustrator.
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$150.00
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The Book of Jonah

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Published
1981
Condition
A fine copy
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$80.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1981. A fine copy. 8vo. 21, [2] pages. Four woodcuts by Elaine Young, with commentary by David H. C. Read. Original quarter vellum, patterned paper boards. Number 25 of 200 copies, presswork by T. R. Coleman, binding by Gray Parrot.
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$80.00
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In a City Bus

by HECKSCHER, August

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Published
1984
Condition
Front wrapper slightly cocked but a fine copy
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$150.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft Press, 1984. Front wrapper slightly cocked but a fine copy. Tall narrow 8vo. [4] pages. Original grey wrappers, printed paper title label on front cover. One of 150 copies. With printed slip laid-in by Heckscher, explaining the origins of this keepsake, and inscribed by him "to a favorite patron!"
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$150.00
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Notes on a Country Library

by HECKSCHER, August

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
Wrappers with one soft crease and some pale toning
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$50.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1981. Wrappers with one soft crease and some pale toning. 8vo. viii, [1] pages. Woodcuts by Nancy McCormick. Original printed wrappers. One of 150 copies, with a presentation note by Heckscher laid-in. First printed in The Christian Science Monitor, September 1974.
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$50.00
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Whatever Happens

by LEONTIEF, Estelle

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Published
1975
Condition
A few small scuffs to cloth, generally fine
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$90.00

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West Burke, VT: The Janus Press, 1975. A few small scuffs to cloth, generally fine. 8vo. Color relief print by Claire Van Vliet. Grey cloth, printed paper spine label. Number 227 of 250 copies signed by the author and artist. Handset by Nancy Southworth, printed on Mohawk Superfine by Susan Johanknecht, bound by James Bicknell.
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$90.00
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A Plea for Captain John Brown

by THOREAU, Henry David

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1969
Condition
A fine copy
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$30.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1969. A fine copy. 8vo. 32, [3] pages. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label; plain board slipcase. Number 450 of 750 copies. Printed on Eltham rag paper made in England.
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$30.00
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Eight Poems

by LOCKWOOD, Margo

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1982
Condition
A few pale marginal stains towards end, generally a near-fine copy
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$85.00

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Pierre, SD: The Menhaden Press, 1982. A few pale marginal stains towards end, generally a near-fine copy. Oblong 8vo. Printed in red and black. Illustrated by Jim Lockwood. Quarter linen, marbled boards, printed paper spine label. One of 160 copies, printed on Mulberry by F. W. Hegeman. Inscribed on the colophon in July 1982 to a collector.
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$85.00
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Jubilate Agno

by SMART, Christopher

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1980
Condition
A fine copy
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$100.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1980. A fine copy. Tall 8vo. 34, [5] pages. Illustrated, and with an afterword, by Philip Hofer Hecksher. Patterned paper boards, printed spine label; board slipcase with printed label. One of 150 copies, printed on Hosho Washi, bound by Gray Parrot. With the artist's chop-mark on colophon.
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$100.00
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Common Ground: A Naturalist's Cape Cod

by FINCH, Robert

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
A near-fine copy
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$55.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1981. A near-fine copy. 8vo. 142 pages. Original cream linen, green decorated cloth cover; printed slipcase/. Limited edition, number 18 of 150 copies so designated in calligraphy and signed by the author.
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$55.00
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Peiresc & His Books

by GASSEDNI, Pierre

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1970
Condition
A fine copy
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$20.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1970. A fine copy. 8vo. Printed wrappers. One of 1000 copies.
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$20.00
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Dust of the Road. A Play in One Act

by GOODMAN, Kenneth Sawyer

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Published
1983
Condition
A fine copy
Item Price
$40.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1983. A fine copy. Tall narrow 8vo. 45, [4] pages. Woodcuts by Karen MacDonald. Original canvas backed blue boards, printed paper spine label. Number 33 of 50 copies for sale, from an edition of 150. Designed, illustrated, and put through the press by Karen MacDonald.
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$40.00