Poems for a Son with Wings.
Coffin, Robert P. Tristam.$125.00
Item Number: 1989
New York: Macmillan Company, 1945.
First edition. Inscribed by the author, “For Frangeon Jones Fellow poet and friend Robert P. Tristam Coffin”. Coffin has also added a drawing a seaside home with a pine tree. Octavo. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Denton, TX: Texas State College For Women, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Frangeon Jones/ Fellow Poet/ Fellow Teacher/ who honors my books as well as I do/ with kindest regards/ Robert P. Tristan Coffin”. Coffin has also drawn two birds along with the inscription. Near fine in a good dust jacket.
“For you know only a heap of broken images”: Rare First Edition of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land; One of 460 Examples
Richmond: By Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1923.
First edition, first state of one of the most influential works of the 20th century. Octavo, original marbled blue boards; one of about 460 copies hand-printed by the Leonard and Virginia Woolf. In near fine condition with a small piece missing from the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very nice example, as most examples of this fragile work appear lacking the spine.
"I am only waiting for love to give myself up at last into his hands": First edition of Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali (Song Offerings); One of only 250 copies sold
London: The India Society, 1912.
First edition of this collection of prose translated by Tagore from the original Bengali, largely for which he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. One of 750 copies, only 250 of which were available for sale. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, engraved frontispiece portrait of Tagore with tissue guard present. Introduction by W.B. Yeats. In very good condition. Rare and desirable.
New York: Henry Holt Company, 1936.
First edition of this collection of poems chosen by Frost for each month of the year. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by author on the half-title page, “Robert Frost Bread Loaf 1939.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"The dew of the morning sunk chill on my brow - it felt like the warning of what I feel now": First edition of Byron's poems
London: Printed for John Murray, 1816.
First edition of this collection of poems and verses. Octavo, bound in contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. In near fine condition.