Hardcover. NY, Knopf, 1st, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, price-clipped dust jacket. A collection of humorous verses about animals, friendly or otherwise. Additional poems by Lucy Gardner & Eugene Rudzewicz. Drawings by Lucy, Joel, Joan & John Gardner. Name on front fly leaf, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. NY, Oxford University Press, 1st, 1947, Hardcover, green cloth boards with illustrated paper label on front board and gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white by Tudor, with her signature floral wreaths, dreamy landscapes, and playful children. SIGNED BY TUDOR on front flyleaf under her endpapers illustration. A bright, clean copy with a crease to front dust jacket flap, mild soil to rear panel. With Tasha Tudor's label on inside rear cover - indicating this copy was purchased at her outlet on Rt.1 , Contoocook, New Hampshire where she sold autographed books and Christmas cards.
Hardcover. Racine WI, Whitman Publishing Co., 1st thus, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 140 pages. Red cloth with color pastedown to front cover. An uncommon illustrated edition of Child's Garden of Verses including 7 color plates and 8 b&w plates by Josephine Wheeler Weage. Size: 8vo. No date but inscription on front fly leaf dated Dec. 25, 1916. Color frontispiece attached at gutter with tape on verso as it had become loose. Otherwise clean, very good.
Hartford CT, C.M. Gaines, 1st, 1903, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 24 pages, illustrated with b&w photos (retouched) and drawings. Green cloth covers with pastedown illustration and silver lettering and design. Previous owner's signature, inscription on front end paper, otherwise clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. Grand Rapids MI, Eerdmans, 1st, 2001, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. A brief collection of seasonal poems for young readers based on the author's experiences living in Lancaster County, PA. Beautifully illustrated in color by Bill Farnsworth.
Hardcover. Cambridge, MA , Harvard University Press, 1st, 1965, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. INSCRIBED TO LOUIS UNTEMEYER BY WHITMAN on half-title. Title-page engraving by Michael McCurdy (repeated on dust jacket ). Dust jacket with light edgewear.
Hardcover. Brussels, B. Le Francq, 1st Thus, 1798, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 4 volumes. Leather bound hardcovers. Text in ENGLISH & FRENCH Books measure: 3.75"W by 5.75"L. Volume 1 - Front cover loose from book. Crack in leather length of spine - text block still firm. Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover. 2 black & white illustrations. Moderate rubbing to leather covers. Volume 2 - Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover. Half of front endpaper removed. 2 black & white illustrations. Moderate rubbing to leather covers. Volume 3 - Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover. 1 black & white illustration. Moderate rubbing to leather covers. Volume 4 - Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover. 1 black & white illustration. Moderate rubbing to leather covers.
Hardcover. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1st, 1885, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 184 pages, blue cloth, gilt decorated cover and title. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf and minor edge wear, otherwise, clean and tight copy.
NY, Laurel Press, 1st, 1901, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, tan boards with cream cloth spine, 88 pages. #199 of 450 copies. Previous owner's inscription front endpage. Corners lightly bumped, light edgewear. A late-sixteenth-century sonnet cycle written by Edmunde (Edmund) Spenser about his courtship and marriage to Elizabeth Boyle.
Hardcover. Garden City, New York , Doubleday & Company, 1st US, 1964, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 48 pages, 1-color illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. dust jacket with edgewear, small tears.
Hardcover. New York, George Braziller, 1st, 1982, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 61 pages, in an unclipped dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY SIMIC on the half title page. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. NY/London, Overlook Duckworth, 2nd pr., 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 93 pages, illustrated throughout in color by Ronald Searle. Light wear o pictorial dust jacket with small tear to lower edge of spine. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1st, 1888, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 131 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Ex-Library with bookplate pasted in on front end aper and sleeve in rear. Spotting and moderate wear to cover boards. Fabric missing to top edge of spine. internal pages clean, but lightly browned.
Hardcover. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1st, 2000, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 178 pages. Light wear to cover and dust jacket. Inside is very bright and clean. A tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, 9th pr., 2000, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 213 pages. INSCRIBED BY HEANEY and dated 20 April 2004 on the front fly leaf. Bright, clean copy in an unclipped dust jacket.
Hardcover. San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books , 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Non-paginated. Hardcover. Vivid color illustrations throughout. In great shape, clean inside and out. "Lyrical text and illustrations featuring Chinese characters and paper collage introduce the beauty and richness of China."
Hardcover. New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1st , 1969, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Unpaginated, b&w illustrations by Arouni. Light edge wear to dust jacket. Several pages slightly loose. Else a very nice, clean copy.
Hardcover. Providence RI, Brown University Press, 1st, 1963, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Original gray boards, large format. Non-paginated (43 pages). William Blake's illustrations for Robert Blair's 'The Grave'. Some rubbing and lightly bumped corners on covers. Spine/hinge paper with narrow paper separation on upper 4". Clean, tight copy.
Softcover. Athens, GA, The University of Georgia Press, 1st, 1975, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 77 pages. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO FELLOW POET JOHN ENGELS. Some scratches on covers. Corners and spine a little worn. Slight wear on rear cover along fore edge. Top corner of first few pages lightly bent/creased. Good, unmarked copy.
Hardcover. NY, Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1st, 1929, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover First Edition Blue cloth with gilt to the spine. The author's third work, his first assembled book with the assistance of Hart Crane. One printing only, of 1000 copies. INSCRIBED BY COWLEY on front fly leaf.
Hardcover. NY, Hurd and Houghton, unk, 1878, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, color illustrated boards, corner wear, minor edgewear, previous owner's signature otherwise nice. Copyright 1877. Many b&w engravings, not credited. Children's stories, poems, and songs embedded in the daily life of a comfortable, cultured, and unassuming New England family. From the first Bodley series, very popular in their day. Scudder (1838 - 1902) was closely connected to Houghton for most of his career and for nine years the editor of the Atlantic Monthly.
Hardcover. London/NewYork, Dent/Dutton, 1st, 1901, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 120 pages, 3-color illustrations throughout by Charles Robinson. Binding is shaken but intact with all of the wonderful plates. The cloth spine has separated from the backstrip and the 3-color decoration on the front cover suffers from rubbing/fading in areas. Small volume, 5" tall, 3 3/4" wide, one in a series titled The Bairn Books.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 75 pages, in a bright unclipped dust jacket with $4.50 price. Top edge stained red. Stated First Printing on copyright page. INSCRIBED BY KINNELL on the title page: "For Ed, - in the Folkway - Galway Kinnell January 24, 1991". Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. NY, Doubleday, reprint, 1954, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 192 pages. Cloth boards. Illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli in color and black & white. Dust jacket worn with small chunks missing at top and bottom of spine, and corners.
Hardcover. NY, Oxford University Press , 1st, 1965, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a lightly worn dust jacket. 158 pages. Illustrated with black & white drawings by T. Ritchie and N. Montgomerie. Dust jacket with spine fade. Clean copy.
Hardcover. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1st, 1908, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Unpaginated, color decorations by Will Jenkins. This antique hardcover book is bound in olive-green cloth boards with a large color paste-down cover illustration of a woman by Will Grefe with gilt lettering. Features a variety of large color plates (about 12) from well-known illustrators of the day, many of which are suitable for framing, accompanied by verses of love. Bright, clean and tight.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1st, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 50 pages. Hardcover. Color illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green throughout. Quarter cloth hard cover with pictorial paper over boards. Prior owner's signature (dated 1916) and address label on front flyleaf. Tissue cover on frontispiece illustration. .A bit of soil on covers, and moisture stain on top edge. Binding still tight, in very good condition for its age. Charming old book of children's poetry.