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Image for Plumes in the Dust. Love Affair of Edgar Allan Poe and Fanny Osgood.

Plumes in the Dust. Love Affair of Edgar Allan Poe and Fanny Osgood.

By: Walsh, John Evangelist

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2526

ISBN: 0882296833

Condition: Very Good


163pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good jacket. Clean and unmarked but for a small faint shadow from a former sticker on front endpaper. Binding tight, light wear to bottom edge of spine. Jacket has slight darkening to paper of spine, no chips or tears. Following the text is a very readable and intriguing notes and sources section. Evidence is presented that Poe indeed fatheredf an ill-fated child with Fanny Oagood while he was married to the ailing Virginia Clemm and she to Sam Osgood, inspiring the poem Ulalume. Sections: Prologue: Region of Sighs, Region of Weir, Epilogue, Appendix A: The ... View more info

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The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Re-Told By Walter Pater from "The Golden Ass" of Lucius Apuleius.

By: Walter Pater [Lusius Apuleius]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press, Limited Editions Club: 1951

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2404

Condition: Near Fine


64 pgs. Near Fine condition cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine, clean, bright, unmarked. Rust colored cloth with matching text block edges. Very slight trace of rubbing to cloth at corners. Without slipcase or hourglass pamphlet. Illustrated frontis and five additional full page color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Special edition by The Limited Editions Club for the George Macy Companys, Inc. Recounts the story as first set down by Lucius Apuleius in his "Transformations" (The Golden Ass), re-told by Walter Pater in his novel "Marius the Epicurean". The Prologu... View more info

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Arnold's Essay on Wordsworth with Selections from the Poems of Wordsworth

By: Ward, Benjamin R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Co.: 1927

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1911

Condition: Very Good


viii.192 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, minimal external wear to cloth, owner name on front endpaper.Occasional marginalia in light pencil. Forty nine poems of William Wordsworth are critically studied by Matthew Arnold. Introductory material provides biographical material for both. Included are suggestions for study, discussion of certain types of lyrics and questions on the individual poems. Contents: Life and Writings of William Wordsworth, Selections from the Poems of William Wordsworth, Matthew Arnold, Introduction to the Essay on Wordsworth, Essay on Words... View more info

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The Legend of Olivia Cosmos Montevideo.

By: Warloe, Constance

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2183

ISBN: 0871135647

Condition: Fine


8vo. 316 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine Jacket with upper corners very slightly rubbed. SIGNED, inscribed and dated by author on title page: "Constance Warloe. June 29, 1994. Nhizoni-Walk in Beauty." First Edition stated on copyright page, with number line 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . ISBN 0871135647. #2183. View more info

Image for Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu "The Real People". A Poem by Robert Penn Warren.

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu "The Real People". A Poem by Robert Penn Warren.

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Random House, NY. 1983. First Edition thus.: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 561

ISBN: 0394713567

Condition: Very Good


Softbound pb. xii. 64 pgs. Very Good paperback, with very light shelf wear. Clean and sound. A brief history of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce precedes the poem. ISBN 0394713567. #561. View more info

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Nature Abounding. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe.

By: Watson, E.L. Grant (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 1311

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 384 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, clean and unmarked. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe. An anthology of nature essays by authors including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Hudson, Fraser Darling, Sir John Lubbock, William Cobbett, J.Mills Whitham, Count Keyserling, J.G. Frazer, Ivan Turgenev, Charles Waterton, Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, Gilbert White, Herodotus, Edward Jesse, George Borrow, Adrian Bell, Frank Buckland, Grant Watson, J.P. Jacobsen, Henri Fabre, Edward Carpenter, Havelock Ellis, R.W. Emerson, Edward Thomas, Richard Jeffries, H.M. Tomlinson, R,M, Lockley, Elliot Howard, Er... View more info

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Fireworks

By: Wellington, Jill and Edna Mae Holm

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Saginaw, MI, U.S.A., Stargate Press, Incorporated: 2003

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1669

ISBN: 0972178309

Condition: Fine


290 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked, direct from publisher. First book of a new mystery series by a mother-daughter team in which homicide detective Webb Harris gains new investigative insights and intuition with the help of a personable-and purple-spirit guide named Samuel. It's up to Webb to learn how to utilize both his new found guide and his growing understanding of a ubiquitous force called synchronicity to solve the murder of the president of a fireworks empire. ISBN 0972178309. #1669. View more info

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Edgar Poe and His Critics

By: Whitman, Sarah Helen

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Americanist Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Editor.

Seller ID: 1213

Condition: Very Good


Sm. 8vo. 81 pgs. Very Good condition softcover in stiff wraps as issued. Limited Edition of 200 copies, a facsimile of the 1860 Rudd & Carleton edition. Publisher's signature penned on limitation page opposite title page. The Americanist Reprint Series. An earnest and thoughtful effortt by Ms. Whitman, a colleague of Poe's, to rectify the notoriously damaging and purportedly inaccurate biography written about Poe by Griswold. Clean and unmarked, with the exception of an inscription on the half title page: "Thomas Michael Kane The Americanists!". #1213. View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition.

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1884

Edition: 1884

Seller ID: 2557

Condition: Very Good


xiii.543pgs. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt and black decoration to front and spine. Attractive, ompact and sound. Unmarked but for previous owner neatly penned on front enpaper. Includes a small clipping of a prayer by Frances Ripley Havergal (1876-1839) a religious poet. Pages slightly and evenly age toned. Closed tear to the middle of two adjacent pages, likely a result of being folded in half at some time in the past, text not affected. A complete collection of works by this poet arranged in sections, including some poems by Elizabeth H. Whittier, as well as various maxims, hymns, ballads... View more info

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Miriam and Other Poems

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf.

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Boston, Fields, Osgood & Co.: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2328

Condition: Very Good


106 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, beveled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine, brown endpapers. Rubbing to cloth at corners, spine ends frayed, otherwise clean and sound. Illustrated with engravings on frontis and smaller vignettes on title page and at "Miriam". A small pressed fern leaf leaf, still present, leaves a ghostly impression on pgs. 88,89 at the start of the poem "A Spiritual Manifestation". Contents: Dedication verse to A.P. Bernard; Miriam; Miscellaneous Poems: Normbega, Nauhaught the Deacon, In School-Days, Garibaldi, After Election, M... View more info

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Calculated Risk

By: Wilcox, Collin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 959

ISBN: 0805030034

Condition: Fine


8vo. 245pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First Printing. A Lt. Hastings mystery set in San Francisco. The terrifying spectre of AIDS combines with blackmail and murder. ISBN 0805030034. #959. View more info

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The Eighteenth Century Background. Studeas on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period.

By: Willey, Basil

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 2549

Condition: Very Good


Shallow bump to rear upper corner. Chapters: The Turn of the Century, The Wisdom of God in the Creation, Cosmic Toryism, Natural Morality-Shaftesbury, Natural Morality-Joseph Butler, 'Nature" in Satire, David Hume, Defender of Nature Against Reason, David Hartley and Nature's Education, Holbach's Systeme de la Nature, Joseph Priestley and the Socinian Moonlight, 'Nature" in Revolution and Reaction, 'Nature' in Wordsworth. No ISBN. #2549. View more info

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Electrophoresis. A Survey of Techniques and Applications. Part A. Techniques. [Journal of Chromatography Library Vol. 18]

By: Zdenek Deyl, Ed., With F.M. Everaerts, Z. Prusik, P.J. Svendsen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Amsterdam-Oxford-New York, Elsevier: 1979

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2516

ISBN: 0444417214

Condition: Very Good


xiv. 390 pgs+adv. Very Good condition black cloth hardcover with light wear to cloth at edges and corners, else pristine, tightly bound, unmarked. Sections: 1. Theory of electromigration processes (J. Vacik), 2. Classification of eclectromigration methods (J. Vacik), 3. Evaluation of the results of electrophoretic separations (J. Vacik), 4. Molecular size and shape in electrophoresis (Z. Deyl), 5. Zone electrophoresis (except gel-type techniques and immunoelectrophoresis)(W. Ostrowski), 6. Gel-type techniques (Z. Hrkal), 7. Quantitative immunoelectrophoresis (P.J. Svendsen), 8. Moving boundary... View more info

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Germinal. Histoire Naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous les second empire.

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 256

Condition: Good to Very Good


12mo. xxx.539 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Red cloth. Corners bumped, light rubbing to spine edge. First Printing Thus, with "A" on copyright page. Pencil erasures and ink squiggle on free front endpaper. A few scattered but unobtrusive underlines and notations in text, otherwise clean and solid overall. Edited by E .M. Grant, with an introduction in English and translatory notes at end. Text is in French. #256 View more info