Angra do Heroismo: n.p. (Composição e impressão na União Gráfica Angrense), 1980. 16 pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. First edition. Alamo Oliveira, illus. "as quais o seu autor, cidadão de Angra, intenta publicar como benefício à sua cidade e aos que padecem nas Ilhas." 1 of 500 copies. Warmly inscribed by the author to the book dealer and Latin American scholar Maury Bromsen with a letter from the author to Bromsen laid in loose. We could only locate four copies held by libraries. A fine copy with inscription on front wrapper.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. n.d. (ca. 1850's). xxvi, 300 pp. Sm. 8vo. Half bound calf over red marbled boards. Raised bands. Gilt on red morocco spine label. Speckled edges. Green endpapers. n.ed. Ed. by Charles Cowden Clarke wit. Akenside (1721-70) was a physician and poet. Extremities rubbed, small chip to top front board and title label, browning to endpapers, owners inscription of fly, but still a clean, tight and good copy.
Santiago de Chile: Imprenta Nacional, 1892. 568 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth over marbled boards, red morocco spine label. Edición Oficial. Chilean poetry after independence. Discusses Camilo Henríquez (1769-1825); Bernardo de Vera y Pintado (1780-1827); Ventura Blanco Encalada (1782-1856); and Mercedes Marín de Solar (1804-1866). A very good copy, bottom edge worn, some darkening of spine, bookseller's stamp on title, leaves browning, one leaf with chip to margin. Palau 11545.
Boston: Privately printed by Nathan Haskell Dole, (1903). 214 pp. Illus. with b/w drawings. 8vo. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards. First edition. The Delphic Edition of The Breviary Treasures. Number 395 of 475 copies. Spine a bit darkened and boards lightly rubbed, otherwise a very good crisp copy.
[Lisboa]: Alexandre de Michellis, Typ. Costa do Castello No. 15. 1859. 4 [of 8] pp. 8vo. Self wrappers. First edition. Contains Araujo's poem on pp. 7-8, but is lacking pp. 2-6 of the issue which includes other articles. José Ignacio de Araújo (1827-1907) was a Portuguese poet and dramatist. His book of poems "Poesias" was published in 1862 (Lisboa: Typ. de J. da Costa Nascimento Cruz). A very good copy, duplicate release stamp on last page.
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1981. Folio. 18 x 14 inches (46 x 35.5 cm). Loose prints in a black paper wrapper with title letterpress printed on the front, with companion volume of two sewn signatures in paper wrapper with letterpress printed title; both volumes in a black cloth-covered drop-spine case with black styrofoam walls; plus separate plexiglas display frame. First edition. One of 300 copies. Suite of 30 typographic prints (broadside format), each on a different handmade paper in a wide range of typefaces and a variety of colors, presenting poems written in shapes from 300 b.c.e. to the present, with a volume of notes on the selections by Glenn Todd and Andrew Hoyem. Two volumes. This was the eighth publication of the Arion Press. Plate  of the prints is folded accordion style, and is accompanied by translation on separate sheet (plate [12a]). Plate  is printed on both sides of sheet. Contents: 1. Egg, Greece, 300 BC by Simias; 2. Pan Pipes, Greece, 250 BC by Theocritus; 3. Altar, Byzantium, 325 by Porfyrius Optatianus; 4. Acrostic, France, 1537 by Eustorg de Beaulieu; 5. Altar, England, 1633 by George Herbert; 6. Easter Wings, England, 1633 by George Herbert 7. Lute, France, 1634 by Robert Angot; 8. The Cross, England, 1647 by Robert Herrick; 9. Chalice, Germany, 1663 by Justus Georg Schottel; 10. Bottle, France, 1750 by Charles François Panard; 11. The Mouse's Tale, England, 1865 by Lewis Carroll; 12. Un coup de dés. [12a] A Throw of the Dice, France, 1897 by Stéphane Mallarmé; 13. Fish's Nightsong, Germany, 1903 by Christian Morgenstern; 14. Balloon, Italy, 1914 by F.T. Marinetti; 15. Necktie, France, 1914 by Guillaume Apollinaire. 16. It is Raining, France, 1918 by Guillaume Apollinaire; 17. Bohemian Crystal Vase, France, 1920 by André Breton; 18. Rose is a Rose, USA, 1920 by Gertrude Stein; 10. Sound Poem, USA, 1924 by Man Ray; 20. Grasshopper, USA, 1935 by E.E. Cummings; 21. Vision & Prayer, Wales, 1946 by Dylan Thomas; 22. Silence, Switzerland, 1954 by Eugen Gomringer; 23. Four to the Fourth Power, Germany, 1957 by Dieter Roth; 24. The Totem, USA, 1958 by May Swenson; 25. Voice, USA, 1959 by Philip Lamantia; 26. Caracol, Brazil, 1960 by Augusto de Campos; 27. Redboat, Scotland, 1963 by Ian Hamilton Finlay; 28. Seagull, USSR, c. 1970 by Andrei Voznesensky; 29. Swan and Shadow, USA, 1970 by John Hollander; 30. Rebus, USA, 1981 by Andrew Hoyem. Each poem can be displayed individually in the plexiglas frame. Light shelfwear to outer case else a fine copy.
Santiago: Imprenta de "Los Tiempos" 1880. Frontis, xxxxvii, ,192 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Domingo Arteaga Alemparte (1835-1880) was a Chilean classical poet, and along with his brother, Justo, a journalist. A very good copy, faint soiling on boards, endpapers browning, very light scattered foxing. Not in Palau.
Barcelona: Selecciones Bibliófilas, 1949. 309 pp. Sm. 8vo. Quarter morocco over cloth boards, five raised bands, gilt title, rules and decoration, original wrappers bound in. Limited edition. Este libro ... consta de 300 ejemplares en papel de hilo numerados y nomivativos. Ejemplar núm. 283. Bances y Candamo (1662-1704) was a Golden Age poet and dramatist. A very good crisp clean exlib copy, tape residue on lower boards from removal of label, library bookplate on front endpaper.
México: Literaria de la Revista Iberoamericana, 1942. [203-241] pp. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. Coleccion Literaria de la Revista Iberoamericana, [Ser. A, num. l]). Carlos Garcia-Prada, ed. Miguel Ángel Osorio Benítez (1883-1942), writing under the pseudonym of Porfirio Barba-Jacob, was a Colombian poet expelled over his lifetime from many Latin American countries. Light soiling on wrappers else a very good+ copy.
Saratoga Springs: Skidmore College, 1990. 375 pp. Trade format. Paper wrappers. First printing. Reading Ben Belitt: a selection of poems and new essays by Hugh Kenner, J.D. McClatchy, M. L. Rosenthal, Denis Donoghue, c. H. Sisson, and others. A very good copy with a small tear to corner of front wrapper otherwise crisp, clean, and unread.
New York: Greenberg, 1952. 69 pp. Illus. in linoleum blocks color prints. Sm. 4to. Salmon-colored paper-covered boards. First Trade edition. Inscribed by the author. 1 of 1000 copies of this first trade edition. Bentons nature poems of the Sonoran desert. A few scuffs to boards, tear at spine head and along back strip, still a very good copy.
London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1843. -392 pp. Sm. 8vo. Removed from larger volume. First edition. A very good copy.
New York: Pagan, 1918. 91 pp. Sm. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. First issue. Bodenheim's first book. Contains the jointly written play, "The Master Poisoner," (incorrectly spelled on p. 67) by Bodenheim and Ben Hecht, thus Hecht's first book also. Wear to extremities with chip to heel of spine, small tear at head, rubbed, spine dull, some of the usual darkening of the front leaves, otherwise clean. A good copy.
Barcelona: Imprenta de Ivan Pablo Marti, por Francisco Barnola Impressor, 1701. 14 lvs, -10, 9-38, 1 lv.,  pp., 39-268, 257-476 pp. Sm. 8vo. Contemporary vellum, title lettered in manuscript. First edition. Numerous errors in pagination. A heroic poem on the discovery of America by Columbus and the Spanish conquests - influenced most likely by Bacon's view of conquest as philosophical, rather than just military- written in Spanish by the Portuguese born writer Francisco Botello de Moraes (1670-1747) who lived most of his life in Spain and Italy. Composed in his youth and never completed, with gaps left blank at a number of stanzas (libro i, stanza 78-107; ii. 60-80 ; iii. 103-143; vi. 88-228; vii. 54-73, 87-128, 157-176; viii. 17-77, 102-301, 311-363; ix, 1-200, 222-262, 281-381, 383-449, 502-522; x. 134-162, 198-298). For an excellent discussion of Botello de Moraes see See Ruth Hill: Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: four humanists and the new philosophy, pp. 191-244. Provenance: Ex Libris José M. Rodriguez MCMXXXVIII/ Bibliotheca Chizigonana on front pastedown. Boards soiled, hinges and small tears neatly repaired, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, corner chip to front endpaper, later inscription on verso of half-title, occasional browning, overall a very good copy. Palau 33684. Sabin 6797. Medina, BHA 2027. Leclerc 75. Ticknor p.42. Inncencio II: 642.
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1929. Sm. 4to. Quarter red buckram over red marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt lettering. top edge gilt. First American edition. Number 212 of 250 copies. Printed by William Edwin Rudge from Linotype Estienne on Vidalon paper. Publisher's Note laid in. Loose printer's number plate present. A fine bright copy with the barest rubbing to the buckram in a somewhat worn, marbleized slipcase with minor separation at the tips.
Mount Vernon: Peter Pauper Press, n.d. (ca. 1940's). 44 pp. Sm. 8vo. Half-red morocco over decorated paper-covered boards, raised bans, gilt rules and decorations, pink endpapers, top edge gilt. Reprint. Bound by Maurin with his stamp to the free end paper. Rubbing at extremities but still a very good+ tight clean copy with short inscription to first blank in this lovely Maurin binding.
London / Londres, 1757. [vi], [x], 365 pp., ; [iv], 480 pp., ; [iv[, 365 pp., . Illus. with 14 plates (3 folding). Sm. 8vo. Quarter brown morocco over marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt titles and decorations to spine, sewn in bookmarks, marbled endpapers. First edition. Translation is by John Towneley, a close friend of Voltaire's. Remarques at the end of each volume are by Henry Larcher. The plates are copied from the original Hogarth illustrations of 1726. Vol. 1 dated incorrectly with M.MCC.LVII on English title-page. See Lowndes "Bibliographer's Manual" (p. 336): "This masterly translation was made by John Towneley and not by Col. Francis Towneley as generally reported," as noted in pencil by an earlier bookseller on the prelims. This is the issue of only 200 copies. Scarce. Boards and spines rubbed, some loss of paper at the corners, tiny chip to head of spine on one volume, leaves clean, bindings tight, a good+ to very good set. Uncommon. Lowndes: p.336; Cohen-De Ricci (Rev.), p.196.
Strassburg: Karl J. Trübner, 1874, 1875. ,xli, 96 pp; , [99-318],  pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. First edition. Notes and commentary in German. Volume One wrappers detached, front wrapper heavily chipped; back wrapper to Volume Two with several large chips; both volumes with loose signatures, leaves brown with some light scattered foxing; a good copy only.
London: Printed by T.Bensley, Published for the author by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. [iv], -134 pp. + adv [16 pp]. 4to. 29 cm. Cloth. First edition. Signed on the the title by Edwin Waugh (1817-1890), poet, often cited as "the Lancashire Burns." Errata slip before part I. Advertisement dated Dec. 1, 1808, bound in at rear. Called the greatest example of Campbell's genius by a contemporary American reviewer, Gertrude of Wyoming took as its subject the 1778 American Revolutionary War Battle in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania between pro-revolution colonists and British Loyalists with their Iroquois allies. Three hundred colonists were massacred, tortured, and many killed after surrendering. British critics attacked Campbell for this poem, and Walter Scott suggested that the theme was not appropriate since it was "one in which Britain was disgraced by the atrocities of her pretended adherents." A very good copy, small chip to lower fore corner of title leaf, scattered foxing and occasional soiling, edges browned, impressions clean, binding solid. A nice copy. Sabin 10268. CBEL III:183.