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41 (Edward Gorey) WAGNER, Betty Jane. Limericks.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973 0395144078 / 9780395144077 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Edward Gorey 
First printing thus (paperback, unexpurgated - both Gorey illustrations are present on page 20). Age darkened covers, else very good in illustrated stapled wraps. ; 30 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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42 (Edward Weston) WHITMAN, Walt. Leaves of Grass.
NY: Paddington Press, 1976 084670109X / 9780846701095 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Introduction by Richard Ehrlich. Black and white photographs by Edward Weston throughout. First edition thus. Two remainder dots on bottom edge, gift inscription on half-title page, else very good in a very good (one small chip), price clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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43 (Elbert Hubbard) WHITMAN, Walt. Song of Myself.
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1904 Hardcover Near Fine 
Limited edition: this copy is number 21 of 100 copies printed on Japan Vellum. SIGNED by Elbert Hubbard. Octavo, half-bound in red leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering and ornate design along the spine, raised bands along the spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark, photogravure frontispiece. Near fine. Housed in a good (worn and cracking along the edges with some moderate soiling) example of the original red cloth covered clamshell box with a paper title label along the bottom edge. ; 71 pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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44 (Emily Dickinson) WERNER, Marta and BERVIN, Jen. Emily Dickinson: The Gorgeous Nothings.
NY: Christine Burgin / New Directions, 2013 081122175X / 9780811221757 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Color photographs throughout. First printing thus. Fine in an about fine dust jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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45 (Galway Kinnell) VILLON, Francois. Poems of Francois Villon.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977 0395259525 / 9780395259528 Paperback Very Good 
Bilingual edition: French and English. Translated from the French with an introduction and notes by Galway Kinnell. First paperback printing. Very good in illustrated wraps. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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46 (George Chapman) HOMER. Chapman's Homer: The Iliad, The Odyssey and the Lesser Homerica (two volume boxed set).
NY: Pantheon Books, 1956 B000ZPT3DK Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Complete in two volumes. Bollingen Series XLI. Translated from the Greek by George Chapman. Edited, with introductions, textual notes, commentaries, and glossaries, by Allardyce Nicoll. First edition thus. Both volumes are very good in very good (age darkened along the spines, two small chips on the second volume) dust jackets. Housed in a very good (moderate shelf wear, areas of fading) slipcase. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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47 (Gustave Dore) MILTON, John. Das Verlorene Paradies (Paradise Lost).
Munich: Verlag Josef Muller, 1925 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Gustave Dore 
Text is in German. Fifty illustrations. First edition thus. Large piece (about four inches) missing from the lower corner of the title page, library stamp on three pages, thus only good in brown cloth with illustration on front board. No dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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48 (HAFIZ or HAFEZ) Khwaja Shamsu-d-Din Muhammad-i-Hafiz-i-Shirazi. The Divan, Written in the Fourteenth Century.
London: Octagon Press, 1974 0900860189 / 9780900860188 Hardcover Very Good 
Two volumes bound as one. Translated from the Persian into English prose, with critical and explanatory remarks, with an introductory preface, with a note on Sufism, and with a life of the author, by H. Wilberforce Clarke. First impression thus. Thick quarto, in blue leatherette binding with gilt lettering and design. Previous owner's book-plate on front paste-down, else near fine in a good (patch of white paint on back side, minor edge wear) slipcase. ; 1011 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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49 (Hafiz) PARTOVI, Zahra (translator). Selected Poems from the Divan of Khaje Shams Al-Din Hafiz of Shiraz.
NY: Zahra Partovi, 1977 Paperback Very Good 
First edition - 500 copies (paperback). Translated from the Persian. INSCRIBED by the translator. Minor edge wear, else very good in stapled printed wraps. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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50 (Homer) BRYDGES, Thomas (translator). Burlesque Translation of Homer (Vol. II).
London: G. G. and J. Robinson, 1797 Hardcover Fair Illustrated by James Gillray 
A translation of The Iliad. Volume II (of 2) only. Illustrated with twelve plates (copper-plate etchings) by James Gillray. Fourth edition. Octavo, quarter bound in black leather with paper covered boards. Boards are heavily worn and soiled, book-plate on front paste-down, endpapers are loose (detached) but present, occasional foxing throughout text block (including plates), else fair. ; 432 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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51 (Homer) HOMERI. Opera: Iliadis, Odysseae (four volumes).
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Part of the Oxford Classical Texts series. Tomus I: Iliadis, Libros I-XII. Tomus II: Iliadis, Libros XIII-XXIV. Tomus III: Odysseae, Libros I-XII. Tomus IV: Odysseae, Libros XIII-XXIV. Introductions and notes by David B. Munro and Thomas W. Allen. Text and notes are in Greek, introductions are in Latin. Later printings of the second and third editions. Some brief underlining and marginalia in the first two volumes, previous owner's name "Wited-Out" on front free endpapers of the first two volumes, else all volumes are very good in very good (some foxing along the spines of the first two volumes) dust jackets. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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52 (Homer) LANG, Andrew and BUTCHER, Samuel Henry (translators). Story of Odysseus in the Land of the Phaeacians: Being the Sixth and a Part of the Seventh Book of the Odyssey.
Boston: Nathan Haskell Dole, 1904 Hardcover Very Good 
Part of the Breviary Treasures series. Illustrated. Limited edition of 550 copies: this copy is number 501. Previous owner's book-plate on front paste-down, name on front free endpaper, minor shelf wear and aging, else very good in brown and cream colored cloth. No dust jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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53 (Homer) MANDELBAUM, Allen (translator). Odyssey of Homer: A New Verse Translation.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990 0520070216 / 9780520070219 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
With twelve engravings by Marialuisa de Romans. Book club edition. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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54 (Homer) MANDELBAUM, Allen (translator). Odyssey of Homer: A New Verse Translation.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990 0520070216 / 9780520070219 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
With twelve engravings by Marialuisa de Romans. First edition. Very good in a very good (fading along the spine) dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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55 (Homer) RICHARDS, I. A. (translator). The Wrath of Achilles: The Iliad of Homer, Shortened and in a New Translation.
NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1950 B000H7G1C2 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition. Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear and age toning, fading along the spine) dust jacket.; 208 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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56 (John Dryden) VIRGIL. The Aeneid of Virgil.
NY: Macmillan Company, 1965 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Translated from the Latin by John Dryden. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Robert Fitzgerald. Stated first printing. Review copy with slip laid in. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. ; 416 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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57 (John Milton) DANIELSON, Dennis. Paradise Lost by John Milton: Parallel Prose Edition.
Vancouver: Regent College Publishing, 2008 1573834262 / 9781573834261 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback. Very good in illustrated wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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58 (Joseph Brodsky) MYERS, Alan (selected and translated by). An Age Ago: A Selection of Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry.
NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1988 0374104425 / 9780374104429 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Foreword and biographical notes by Joseph Brodsky. Stated first edition. About fine in like dust jacket.; 171 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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59 (Leonard Baskin) ALIGHIERI, Dante. Divine Comedy (three volumes).
NY: Grossman Publishers, 1969 Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
Complete in three volumes. Translated from the Italian by Thomas G. Bergin. First printing thus. Each volume is near fine in tan cloth and brown paper covered boards. No dust jackets, as issued. Missing the slipcase. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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60 (LeRoy Neiman) THAYER, Ernest Lawrence. Casey at the Bat.
NY: Ecco (HarperCollins), 2002 0060090685 / 9780060090685 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by LeRoy Neiman Signed by Illustrator
Introduction by Joe Torre. First printing thus. SIGNED by LeRoy Neiman. Near fine in a near fine (short closed edge tear on rear panel) dust jacket. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 60.00 USD
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