Poems New and Collected 1957 – 1997.
Item Number: 1118
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1998.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning poet’s collection of poems spanning 40 years; a wonderful compilation. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Szymborska on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Harcourt Brace & Brace, 1995.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Wislawa Szymborska on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.
"In History There are dogs and dogs. I was among the chosen. I had good papers and wolf's blood in my veins": First Edition of Monologue of A Dog; Signed by Nobel Prize-winning Poet Wislawa Szymborska and Billy Collins
Orlando: Harcourt Inc., 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by both Wislawa Szymborska and Billy Collins; who contributed the foreword. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Poems of Tennyson, 1829-1868: Including The Princess, In Memoriam, Four, Idylls of the King, Maud, Enoch Arden, Etc.
London: Oxford University Press, 1921.
Octavo, finely bound in full leather by Riviere. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, slipcase. Frontispiece of Tennyson. Introduction by Herbert Warren. In near fine condition.
“TIS BETTER TO HAVE LOVED AND LOST”: First Edition of The Rubaiyat of a Bachelor; In the Rare original Dust jacket
New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1915.
First edition of this humorous work about the pitfalls of matrimony. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated paper label mounted to the front panel, illustrations and decorations by Harold Speakman. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Uncommon in this condition.
London: William Pickering, 1836.
Octavo, bound in straight-grain full green morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. With a fore-edge painting of a British-flagged three-masted frigate, sails full, with land on the horizon.
London: Frederick Warne and Company.
Octavo, bound in full brown morocco, decoratively bordered in gilt, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. With a wonderful fore-edge painting of New Bridge and Broomielaw, Glasgow. Binding by H. & C. Treacher of Brighton. 614 pp. Illustrated.