The Casket, a Miscellany, Consisting of Unpublished Poems.
Blencowe (Mrs.) edited by.$200.00
Item Number: 1610
London, John Murray, 1829.
First edition. Octavo, original boards with leather spine. In good condition. An anthology of original work by Praed, Montgomery, Rogers, Hodgson, Moore, and Wordsworth. Also contains a Lord Byron unpublished poem.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition of Federico Garcia Lorca's Romancero Gitano; Inscribed by Him with a drawing of a Moon with a Face
Buenos Aires: Sur, 1928.
First edition of Garcia Lorca’s classic work. Octavo, bound in red flex boards. Inscribed by the author, “Para Josefina de Roman con el recuerdo de Federico Garcia Lorca Madrid- 1934.” Lorca has also drawn a sketch of a moon with face. In excellent condition with light rubbing to the extremities, small chip to the front free endpaper. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed.
"These woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep": Robert Frosts New Hampshire; Signed by Him
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923.
Early printing of Robert Frost’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth, woodcuts by J.J. Lankesone. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper with the added words, “One had to be versed in country things page 113 Robert Frost For M. Band J.M. Mitchell.” In very good condition. One of his most well-known works, one that includes, “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening.”
First Editions of Each Book in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books; Each Bound Uniformly by Sangorski and Sutcliffe
The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].
London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910.
First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition with a few volumes with some light cracking at the hinges. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
"O come, then, quickly come! We are budding, we are blowing; And the wind that we perfume Sings a tune that's worth the knowing": First Edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson's poems; Inscribed by Him
Boston: James Munroe & Co, 1847.
First edition with four pages of publisher’s ads dated January 1, 1847 bound before the title of this collection of poems. Octavo, bound in publisher’s boards covered in coated ivory-colored paper, with publisher’s label on spine. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, “Elizabeth Burgess with the best wishes of R.W.E. 1 Jan. 1847.” In very good condition with some wear to the binding. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed by Emerson in the year of publication.