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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.
New York: Atheneum, 1965. Illustrated in color and black and white by Milton Glaser. Unpaginated slim 4to, yellow cloth (gently rubbed and bumped at the corners). New York: Atheneum, 1965. First edition. Very good condition. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Aaron and Linda from Conrad with love 1965."
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.
New York: Knopf, 1945. Rendered from the Greek by Olga Marx and Ernst Morwitz. Designed by Bruce Rogers. 33 page introductory essay by Ernst Morwitz. Thin 8vo, gilt-stamped decorative tan cloth; spine slightly darkened. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. Limited first edition. A near fine copy. Text in Greek with English translation on facing page. Number 650 of 950 copies.
Ponkapog: 1880. 1 page, 5 x 7.5 inches, Ponkapog, Massachusetts, no date, circa 1880. A four-line poem entitled "Kismet," written on personal stationery and signed in full, in part: "A glance, a word and joy or pain Befalls; what was no more shall be..." Several folds; very good condition. American poet, author, and editor.
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.
Milan: Nuages, 1999. 27 full-page color illustrations by Milton Glaser. 190 pages with text in Italian. 4to, printed pictorial wrappers; minor dust soiling to covers. Milano: Nuages, (1999). A near fine copy of this beautifully illustrated edition. Includes a lengthy hand-written letter from Glaser to renowned editor Byron (Dobell) with observations on Dante's text; also a 1 page typed translation into English of the Introduction. "As for Dante's words, you're on your own"
Washington: Anderson House, 1935. 134 pages, small 8vo, pale grey cloth (a little faded stain from old tape on back attached endpaper), dust wrapper (price-clipped, worn, and repaired with tape on verso). Washington: Anderson House, 1935. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Large signature on the half title page of American actor Burgess Meredith, who stared in the movie based on Anderson's play. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper.
Highlands: Nantahala Foundation, 1964. With a note on Anderson's poetry by Edward Dahlberg and a poem by Frederick Eckman. Very slim, panoramic folio (7.5 x 21.75 inches), spiral-bound with brown printed wrappers. Highlands North Carolina: Nantahala Foundation/Jonathan Williams, 1964. First edition - limited to 1550 copies. Very minor edgewear and bumping along with light scattered foxing, still a very good copy, lacking the original clamshell box. Issued as Jargon 45, this is Sinsabaugh's first book, and the awkward sizing was.....
Kingsport: Kingsport Press, 1959. Some small illustrated figures, printed in blue. 48 pages. Small slim 4to, two-toned buckram, publisher's box that is worn. Kingsport, TN: Privately printed by Kingsport Press, 1959. Limited edition of 1250 copies. A fine copy in a worn slipcase. Number 4 in the series of American Keepsakes.