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A Series of Poems Containing the Plaints, Consolations, and Delights of Achmed Ardebeili, A Persian Exile. With Notes Historical and Explanatory., Fox, Charles (1749-1809).
1 Fox, Charles (1749-1809). A Series of Poems Containing the Plaints, Consolations, and Delights of Achmed Ardebeili, A Persian Exile. With Notes Historical and Explanatory.
London Bulgin and Rosser for J. Cottle, G.C. And J. Robinson, and Cadell and Davies. 1797 Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
[Persia] [Ahmad Ardabili] [Fox's Persian Poems]. Approximately 8 3/8" x 5 1/4". [6], [i] ii-xl, 276 pp. Title also given in Persian. Marbled boards. Leather spine with five narrow gilt (very faded) bands. Boards heavily worn. Corners may have been leather at one time. Boards taped across spine with three pieces of cloth tape; two pieces remain. Front board with title page detached. Rear board attached only to tape. Last page detached. Inner margin of last page still attached to rear board; therefore last page is narrowed by approximately 5/8" with no loss of text. Writing on title page and rear pastedown. Pages are age toned. Top corners of first eight pages chipped with no loss of text. Small tears (1/4" or less) to top edge of last few pages. Pages have a small amount of staining and foxing. Contains a list of subscribers including Mr. S.T. Coleridge and Mr. Robert Southey. Charles Fox, an English portrait and landscape painter, was also an Oriental scholar (Pilkington, 1829). He was born in Falmouth in 1749 and died in Bath in 1809. Clarke (1833) surmises that it is possible that the Plaints and Consolations were actually written by Fox. References: Clarke, Adam. 1833. An Account of the Infancy, Religious, and Literary Life of Adam Clarke: Written by one who was intimately acquainted with him from his boyhood to the sixtieth year of his age. B. Waugh and T. Mason. Pilkington, Matthew. 1829. A General Dictionary of Painters; Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works of the Most Eminent Profesors of the Art of Painting from Its Revival by Cimabue in the Year 1250 to the Present Time. Thomas Tegg. 
Price: 124.99 USD
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Aces and Jacks and the Man with the Ax, Harvey, Jim
2 Harvey, Jim Aces and Jacks and the Man with the Ax
Self Published 2004 0-9666671-7-4 / 9780966667172 Wraps Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
77 pages. Poetry. 8 1/2" x 11" pages held together with metal clasp. SIGNED by author on title page (2/2/05 Best wishes and God Bless Jim Harvey). Minor wear to blue paper covers. Text pages clean and bright. 
Price: 24.99 USD
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Buch Der Lieder , Heine, Heinrich
3 Heine, Heinrich Buch Der Lieder
Leipzig Schmidt & Gunther 1907 Leather Good  64mo - up to 3" tall 
448 pages. Text in German. Worn brown leather, with gilt title. All edges faded gilt. Pencil writing on verso of front free endpaper. Corner of one page turned down. Printed in an "easily legible 7-point type" (Bondy, p. 124). The binding measures approximately 1 15/16" x 1 3/8".  
Price: 200.00 USD
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Dream Tees, Hiemstra, Marvin R.
4 Hiemstra, Marvin R. Dream Tees
San Francisco Juniper Von Phitzer Press 1991 Limited Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
115 pages. Dark red hardcover with scuffed corners and minor wear to boards. SIGNED by author and publisher. This is #72 of 200 copies. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Love's Calendar, Lays of the Hudson, and Other Poems, Hoffman, Charles Fenno
5 Hoffman, Charles Fenno Love's Calendar, Lays of the Hudson, and Other Poems
New York D. Appleton and Company 1858 Hard Cover Good 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
Measures approximately 4 1/2" x 2 3/4" and contains 221 pages. Soiled, blind-stamped tan boards with gilt title and decorative gilt on spine. Wear to edges, corners bumped. All edges gilt. Rear hinge cracked. Previous owner's writing on front endpapers. Corners of a few pages are turned down. Quite a bit of foxing, but text is clear and legible. 
Price: 59.99 USD
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Life's River Road. A Collection of Poems and Thoughts, Jones, Nina Lee
6 Jones, Nina Lee Life's River Road. A Collection of Poems and Thoughts
1993 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Secrest, T.W. 
Unpaginated. Privately printed. Poetry and thoughts of an Akron, Ohio resident. References to WWII, Edwin Shaw Sanatarium, Brown St. Pictorial hardcover is in very good condition with minor shelf wear. Pages are clean, tight, and bright. 
Price: 29.99 USD
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The Ballad of Yukon Jake, Paramore, Edward E., Jr.
7 Paramore, Edward E., Jr. The Ballad of Yukon Jake
Evanston The Schori Press Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall George Armstrong 
Unpaginated. No publication date (1979). Blue-and-white frontispiece. Calligraphy by Rebecca Shepherd. Blue cover with gilt title has very minor shelf wear. Corners are slightly bumped and there is a tiny black spot near the lower spine. Top edge gilt. Binding measures approximately 2 5/8" x 2". Printed on Allegro Vellum paper. (Bondy p.173; Bradbury 2293). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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72 Poems, Poda, John
8 Poda, John 72 Poems
Akron, OH The Exchange Printing Company 1939 First Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Rogers, John C. And Morang, Alfred 
Stated First Edition. Introduction by Alfred Morang, Ellington Curtis, and Leslie G. Cutler. Black-and-white illustrations. Unpaginated. Includes one page of brief biographical notes. Softcover is worn and faded, with minor soiling. Black ink stain on bottom edge of covers and pages, extending 1/2-3/4" up the lower page edge. Erased writing on front free endpaper. Text pages are age toned, clean, and unmarked. 
Price: 49.99 USD
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An Inn for Journeying Thoughts., Roe, William J.
9 Roe, William J. An Inn for Journeying Thoughts.
Boston Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press 1912 Flexible Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed by Author
100 pages. SIGNED by author on title page. Small green, flexible hardcover with gilt titles is worn at corners and has some staining. Sunday school teacher's inscription on front free endpaper. "With regards of the author, William J. Roe" on title page. Small tear to edge of title page. Pages age toned, with a few small stains and a few corners turned down. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Poets of Ohio, Venable, Emerson (Editor)
10 Venable, Emerson (Editor) Poets of Ohio
Cincinnati The Robert Clarke Company 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
356 pages, including reference lists. Green hardcover with bright gilt titles is worn; one corner is badly bumped. Slight fraying to corners and top and bottom of spine. The hinges are cracked. The page edges are soiled. Black-and-white frontispiece with intact tissue guard. Some pencil erasures on front free endpaper; the pages are otherwise lightly age toned, clean and unmarked. Poets include William Davis Gallagher, Julia A. Dumont, Edward A. McLaughlin, Harvey D. Little, Otway Curry, Frederick William Thomas, Lewis Foulke Thomas, Charles A. Jones, Daniel Decatur Emmett, Alice Cary, Phoebe Cary, Thomas Buchanan Read, William James Sperry, William Penn Brannan, Helen Louisa Bostwick Bird, William Haines Lytle, Coates Kinney, Florus Beardsley Plimpton, Benjamin Russel Hanby, John James Piatt, Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt, William Henry Venable, William Dean Howells, Denton Jaques Snider, Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, Slice Williams Brotherton, Edith Matilda Thomas, Thomas Emmett Moore, Henry Holcomb Bennett, John Bennett, Frances Newton Symmes, William Norman Guthrie, Alice Archer Sewall James, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. 
Price: 34.99 USD
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Colored Buttons. A Book of Poetry for Children., Wildemau, June M.F.
11 Wildemau, June M.F. Colored Buttons. A Book of Poetry for Children.
Evanston The Press of Ward Schori 1983 Hard Cover Good Plus 64mo - up to 3" tall John T. Martin 
[Miniature Books] Unpaginated. Black-and-white illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Red hardcover has a small amount of wear to the lower edge and a few scratches on the rear board. Top edge gilt. Pages are clean and unmarked. SIGNED by Ward Schori on the colophon. The binding measures approximately 2 15/16" x 2 1/8". This edition limited to 225 copies. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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