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1 The Heroines of Shakpeare
London & New York the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070120A, The Complete Works of Shakspeare, and was published by the same company around the same time, mid 19th Century. It would make an excellent companion to that set, as well as being a very nice stand-alone work. ; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 475.00 USD
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2 Arnold, Matthew Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1903 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#P-020320. Full black leather, bound by Riviere & Son, Ltd. A.E.G.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 510 pages  
Price: 300.00 USD
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3 Arnold, Matthew Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#1329. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards, marbled endpapers. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 195.00 USD
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4 Arnold, Matthew Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold
London MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1890 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#P-041214. Full brown leather. Golden Treasury Series. Bound by Bickers & Son, Ltd.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 195.00 USD
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5 Arnold, Sir Edwin The Song Celestial, or the Bhagavad Gita
Philadelphia David McKay 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Pogany 
#P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages  
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Light of Asia , Arnold, Sir Edwin (Pogany, Willy, Illus.)
6 Arnold, Sir Edwin (Pogany, Willy, Illus.) The Light of Asia
Philadelphia David McKay 1932 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Willy Pogany 
Inv. # V-050710. Black cloth with silver cover and illustration by Pogany.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 110.00 USD
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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher , Beaumont & Fletcher
7 Beaumont & Fletcher The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher
London Edward Moxon 1840 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to hinges. One corner slightly bumped. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown.  
Inv. #1203B. Two volumes. Full Black Crushed Morocco with gilt decorations on front and back boards and Six Dentils on Spine. Signed binding by J. Wright Noel Street. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 550.00 USD
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8 Blake, William The Catalogue of the 1939 Philadelphia Museum of Art Blake Exhibition
Phila., PA Phila. Museum of Art 1939 Limited Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Blake 
Inv. #1226B. A beautiful copy (with original wraps bound in) of the foremost William Blake exhibitions held in the U.S. to the year 1939. Bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards with marbled endpapers; Book plate: "Ex Libris Wm. R. Cabrera" Five bands on spine, gilt decorations & title. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall  
Price: 650.00 USD
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9 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1898 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 435C. 2 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt compartments on spine. Edited, with biographical additions, by Frederic G. Kenyon. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall  
Price: 350.00 USD
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10 Burns, Robert The Complete Poetical Works
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1897 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 4917E. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Part of the Cambridge Edition of the Poets. ; 8vo; 397 pages  
Price: 135.00 USD
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11 Byron Poetical Works of Lord Byron (12 volumes in 6)
Phila., PA J.B. Lippincott 1892 Not First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket; Minor ageing characteristics. No major defects.  
Inv. #1090A. Six volumes. Three-quarter black leather over marbled boards and endpapers. Tight binding; small type. Spine titles marked in gilt. Very attractive set ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 1250.00 USD
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12 Byron, Lord Poetical Works
London John Murray 1814 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1326. Full tan leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Rebound early editions of three of Byron's long poems: "The Giaour," (eleventh edition) "The Bride of Abydos," (eighth edition) and "The Corsair" (sixth edition). ; 8vo  
Price: 200.00 USD
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13 Byron, Lord The Complete Works of Lord Byron
Paris A. & W. Galignani 1835 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  
#P-010306. 3/4 brown leather over tan boards. Marbled endpapers. A.E.G. Facsimile letter of Byron inserted into book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 935 pages  
Price: 250.00 USD
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14 Byron, Lord The Works of Lord Byron
London John Murray 1834 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
#1172E. 17 vol. Full black calf, with gilt decorations to spine. Set consits of six volumes of a Life and Letters of Byron by Thomas Moore, Esq. and eleven volumes of poetry.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 2500.00 USD
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15 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Poetical Works
London Ward, Lock & Company , Limited 1883 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
#446A. Full leather. Marbled endpapers and edges.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 424 pages  
Price: 155.00 USD
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16 Cowley, Abraham The Works of Abraham Cowley
London John Sharpe 1809 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  
Inv. # T-300D4. 3 volumes full tan leather with green marbled endpapers, red leather labels (some new). Deckled edges. A Preface, biographical and critical, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D., and remarks by J. Aiken, M.D. Cowley was a contemporary of Milton, and was more popular than Milton when both were alive. ; 8vo  
Price: 375.00 USD
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17 Cowper, William The Poetical Works of William Cowper
London Bell & Daldy 1867 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1031D. 3 volumes in full brown leather with red & green spine labels and stamped decoration. All edges trimmed in red. Part of the Aldine Series of British Poets. Cowper was a favorite of Jane Austen who quoted him twice in Mansfield Park, and of John Fowles. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 475.00 USD
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18 Hardy, Thomas Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy
London Philip Lee Warner 1921 Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1291B. Modern 1/4 maroon leather over marbled boards, T.E.G. Published by Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., London, Liverpool & Boston. A Riccardi Press Book. #702 of 1025 copies. "Of this edition of the SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY have been printed in the Riccardi fount on hand-made Riccardi Paper 1025 copies, of which only 1000 are for sale, and upon Vellum 14 copies, of which 12 are for sale. Paper copy Number 702." ; 8vo; x, 144 pages  
Price: 850.00 USD
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19 Milton, John The Poetical Works of John Milton
London John Macrone 1835 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners slightly rubbed. Leather rubbed on spine, some gilding ribbed off, but leather intact.  Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner 
Inv. # P020420. 6 volumes. Signed Riviere binding, 3/4 brown leather over green marbled boards & marbled endpapers. Six compartments on spine, decorated in gilt. Edited bu Sir Edgerton Brydges, Bart. With imaginative illustrations by J.M.W. Turner.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall  
Price: 750.00 USD
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20 Milton, John The Works of John Milton in Verse and Prose
London William Pickering 1851 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Hinges rubbed but intact. Front board of Vol. 8 slightly faded at top.  
Inv. # 447F. 8 volumes. Signed binding by R.De.Coverly. Full blue morocco with marbled endpapers, and gilt decoration on front and back boards. T.E.G. Six gilt decorated compartments on spine. Five raised bands. 2 volumes poetry and six volumes prose. with a Life of Milton by the Rev. John Mitford in vol. 1. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Brooke, F.S.A., Armitage Bridge. Also later owner's name Agnes C. Ingersoll. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 3000.00 USD
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