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Collected Sonnets (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Edna St. Vincent Millay

Price: $230.00

Publisher: USA, Harper Brothers: 1941

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe17606

Condition: Very Good

A very good copy of the first printing of the collected sonnets by one of the preeminent poets of her day--Edna St. Vincent Millay. Light green cloth with gilt title lettering to the spine--no dustjacket. Moderate edgewear to the top and bottom of the spine and tips but overall a very good copy. A tight and clean interior. Signed by the author directly on the title page with "Affectionately" --no other inscriptions besides that. Very scarce signed. This collection includes two sonnets not published in any other form as well as the first sonnet Millay ever wrote-- "Old Letters" --which appears ... View more info

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Make Bright The Arrows (Signed & Inscribed to Humorist Dorothy Parker)

By: Edna St. Vincent Millay (

Price: $225.00

Publisher: USA, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Edition: First Edition--First Printing

Inscription: For Dorothy Parker

Seller ID: cfe17056

Condition: Fine

A splendid fine copy without the elusive dustjacket. This copy is signed & Inscribed to Humorist Dorothy Parker. This copy is tight and clean--including the spine where the paper label is notoriously torn or missing--this paper label is fine--as new. This is the hardcover issue--not the limp leather issue. View more info

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A MASQUE OF MERCY (First Printing)


Price: $40.00

Publisher: NEW YORK , HENRT HOLT : 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe10080

Condition: Very Good

First Edition. Stated "First Printing" on copyright page. 1947. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Previous owners name in pencil on front and slight bumping to corners-else very good +. Clean tight copy. No dustjacket. View more info

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Thurso's Landing (And Other Poems) Signed Limited Slipcased

By: Jeffers, Robinson

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 1932

Edition: First Limited Signed

Seller ID: cfe12066

First Limited Slipcased Edition of 185 copies. This is copy number 19. Fine in a very good slipcase with minor fading and medium edgewear--still wrapped in the original glassine covering. Only opened to place original owner's bookplate on front pastedown--nicely down and attractive bookplate (probably removable). Absolutely no other flaws. Inside the book is a Jeffer's death notice from the Chicago Tribune dated 1/22/62. Very collectable limited scarce edition. View more info



Price: $32.00

Publisher: DENMARK , HUSETS FORLAG : 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: cfe10104

Condition: Fine

First Limited Edition in Red paper wraps. A book of poetry by Danish poet Ib Johansen. Signed by author in 1980 on title page. Library of Congress number 83839369. Very rare limited edition. ISBN number of 87-87582-72-4- not found in most searches. A handsome first paper bound copy in fine condition. 48pp. View more info

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Huntsman, What Quarry? (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe15022

Condition: Fine

From an auction of modern first editions--with a near complete collection of Millay titles--and with the auction tag tucked inside the book. A fine copy in blue boards with darker blue cloth tips and spine--on which is a paper label with title. No dustjacket. This copy is inscribed to and signed by Millay on the half title page. A clean and tight copy with no evidence of previous ownership. 94 pages with 3 extra leaves at the end-- custom hand made and uncut paper. Millay was a quirky yet passionate champion of many causes throughout the 20's, 30,s and 40,s--including many feminist causes. She... View more info

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Milton's Works

By: Milton, John

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, John Sharpe: 1816

Seller ID: cfe12530

Condition: Very Good

John Sharpe--London 1816. Inclusive Vol. I & II. Full Calf boards with gilt lettering and decorations to the spine and gilt edge outline to the front and rear boards. Marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Frontispiece with ink illustrations--vol I of the blind Milton composing Paradise Lost to his daughters and Vol. II of Milton found sleeping by an Italian Lady. Original onionskin covering illustrations. Numerous other ink illustrations from engravings throughout by Richard Westhall--most still protected by original onionskin. Vol. I contain---"The Life of Milton" - "Paradise Lost" (Books I throu... View more info

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Dark Of The Moon (Signed & Inscribed)

By: Teasdale, Sara

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1926

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: "With Sincere Thanks"

Seller ID: cfe14179

Condition: Near Fine

From a recent auction of first editions--with the auction tag still laid into the book. This copy is signed and inscribed by Teasdale to Caroline Riesor--whose bookplate is nicely fixed to the front pastedown--"With Sincere thanks, Sara Teasdale Filsinger". A near fine copy in blue limp leather with gilt titling to the spine and a full gilt top edge. 92 pp. Purple silk ribboned place marker-- just the beginning of shallow wear to the tips. Very, very scarce to find signed--and therefore, collectible. View more info