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New York: Morrow, 1976. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Morrow, 1976. First Edition. Fine. Her first book. Scientifically accurate poems about the solar system, written while the author was a student at Cornell. Astronomer Carl Sagan served as a technical adviser for the book, and the dedicatory poem is to him. Review copy. Presentation, signed by Ackerman on the half-title. Scarce.
George Braziller, 1967. Drawings by Leonard Baskin. Tall thin 8vo, blue boards, printed slipcase (top edge of case is worn). N.Y.: George Braziller, (1967). First Printing. Fine in very good case. Limited edition. Number 22 of 100 copies signed by Baskin. Also signed by Aiken on the half title page.
London: R.H. Evans, 1810. Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans. A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician and author, the brother of Anna Letitia Barbauld. "Aikin is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave...
New York: Bartow, 1819. Engraved copperplate frontispiece. 144pp. 12mo, sheep; rubbed, paper library label on spine, ink stamp on title and last page, text block very clean. New York: R. W.A. Bartow, 1819. The two-thousand line didactic poem for which Akenside is best remembered. He completed his medical studies at Leyden, publishing a dissertation contesting the authority of Antony von Leeuwenhoek.
London: Poetry Bookshop, 1915. 31p., small 8vo, pictorial wrappers with a with a colored woodcut by John Nash; bound with string. London: The Poetry Bookshop, (1915). First Edition. The author's first book. Fragile publication in very good condition, with one corner chipped and closed tears on the spine.
Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. Fine engraved portrait by Bettelini. 18 vols. 16mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, marbled boards & edges. Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. The most celebrated Italian poet of his age, Alfieri developed the arts of 18th century poetry beyond the limits of any of his predecessors. Brunet I, 176.