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The Songs of Father Goose, Baum, L. Frank and W. W. Denslow (illustrator), and Alberta N. Hall (music)
1 Baum, L. Frank and W. W. Denslow (illustrator), and Alberta N. Hall (music) The Songs of Father Goose
Chicago: The George M. Hill Company (The Geo. M. Hill Co.) 1900 First Edition Pictorial Cover Very Good 
First printing. Large format hardcover, fully illustrated in black and white. Presents 26 of Baum's nonsense verses from Father Goose: His Book (1899) with Denslow's illustrations, set to music by Alberta M. Hall. About Very Good condition: bumped corners and peeling edges neatly stabilized with archival glue, binidng tight, only modest internal soil. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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2 Dickey, James, and Marie Angel Tucky the Hunter
NY: Crown 1978 0-517-53258-1 / 9780517532584 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine 
First printing. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Marie Angel. National Book Award winner Dickey's poem of a young boy's imaginary safari, armed with his pop-gun. A fine copy in a very near fine (price clipped) dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Eliot, T. S. Murder in the Cathedral
NY: Harcourt Brace 1935 Hard Cover 
No edition stated, probably later. A dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a browned spine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Eliot, T. S. Notes Towards the Definition of Culture
NY: Harcourt Brace 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Stated first edition. Near fine (small stain affecting the very bottom of the pages near the spine) in a very good dust jacket (also with some staining). A nice copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Fowler, Alfred The Curiosities of Kissing
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co. 1905 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good 
First printing. Fully illustrated, including 16 plates of famous kisses past and "present." "Wit and Humor, Story and Anecdote on Kisses, Kissers, and Kissing." Quite a scarce book. Spine ends just beginning to fray, a few spots of soil to the covers (mostly to the back). About Very Good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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At This Point in Rhyme: E. Y. Harburg's Poems., Harburg, E. Y.; Harburg, Edgar Y. (Yip)
6 Harburg, E. Y.; Harburg, Edgar Y. (Yip) At This Point in Rhyme: E. Y. Harburg's Poems.
New York: Crown Publishing 1976 0517527278 / 9780517527276 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine Signed by Author
First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY HARBURG as "Yipper" ("For ___ with good memories.") Scarce signature from one of the most preeminent and influential lyricists in American music and film, with "Brother Can You Spare A Dime," "Paper Moon," and all the songs from MGM's 1939 "Wizard of Oz" to his credit. A Fine copy in Very Near Fine dust jacket with cover design by Al Hirschfeld. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 James, C. May Week Was in June: Unreliable Memories III
London, UK Picador 1991 0-330-31522-6 / 9780330315227 Soft Cover Very Good None Issued 
First edition in softcover. The third volume in James' acclaimed autobiography. A very good copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Keats, John The Poetical Works of John Keats
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1884 
First edition thus. Hb. Bound in full vellum with decorative spine and covers, T.E.G., remaining edges deckled. Boards warped as is common with vellum, 1/2" clean split to top front hinge, some edgewear; tight and clean internally. A very uncommon issue printed by William Clowes and Sons. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (translator) Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami
NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, ca. Late 1890's Full-Leather Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Unknown edition, but very likely pre-1900. Cover of limp leather, decoratively embossed and with the title stamped in gilt on the front, T.E.G . A Good copy: the thin leather spine covering is peeling and perhaps 70% present; the cover edges are starting to chip but are largely intact, and the front fixed endpaper has cracked due to the flexible cover and is chipping off. Still a presentable vintage edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Marquis, Don Dreams & Dust
NY: Harper & Brothers 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
First printing. Marquis' second book, and his first book of poetry. A near fine copy in a very good or bette dust jacket with overall soiling and some staining to the front panel. A scarce book in dust jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Olds, Sharon The Gold Cell (Knopf Poetry Ser., Vol. 25)
NY Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1987 0-394-74770-4 / 9780394747705 Soft Cover Fine None Issued 
Softcover. The third collection of poetry by this acclaimed and award winning poet. A fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Little Book of Sports, Rice, Wallace and Frances (eds)
12 Rice, Wallace and Frances (eds) The Little Book of Sports
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co. 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good + Box 
First printing. 6 3/4" x 5 1/4", pictorial paper-covered boards over cloth spine. Full color frontispiece, decorative page borders. Collects poems celebrating all manner of sports, including baseball, archery, hockey, swimming, football, track, angling, and lots of golf. A Very Good or better copy IN THE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX, with several sprung corners but fully intact. Scarce thus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Little Book of Sports, Rice, Wallace and Frances (eds)
13 Rice, Wallace and Frances (eds) The Little Book of Sports
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co. 1910 First Edition Decorative Cloth Good + 
First printing. Hardcover, 6 3/4" x 5 1/4", pictorial paper-covered boards over cloth spine. Full color frontispiece, decorative page borders. Collects poems celebrating all manner of sports, including baseball, archery, hockey, swimming, football, track, angling, and lots and lots of golf. A Good or better copy with moderate edgewear to the fragile paper-covered boards, internally clean. Includes a chunk of the original glassine dust jacket! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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