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Items By Category: All Categories: Poetry
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1.   Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936
A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman
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Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co., MDCCCCXXII [1922, but 1935]
vi, 1, 95, [1] p.; 19 cm. The title-page is dated [1922] and on verso of t.-p. "Authorised edition, 1924" and "July, 1935." 63 "spare and nostalgic" poems. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy with a gift inscription. Stock#45313. Good+, poor glue has discolored endpapers/ binding brown with gold trim as for a leather-bound book.

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2.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
Recessional. A Victorian Ode by Rudyard Kipling
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Publisher: NY, F. M. Buckles [1899?]
[8] p., port.; 18 cm. "Alongside this stirring affirmation of Britainís imperial role in the world, Kipling betrays a doubt about the likelihood of Ďthe taskís being carried to completion, and a general uneasiness about the future." Cover printed in green on gray stock. Stock#47311. Good, seems darker than others in this series.

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3.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
The Betrothed. 'You must choose between me and your cigar'
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Publisher: [NY, F. M. Buckles, 1899?]
[8] p., port.; 19 cm. Cover printed in red & black on peach-colored wrappers. Imprint on rear cover. One of at least three variants. Having considered the advantages of wife and cigar, the cigar wins. Stock#47312. Vg, thread gone / soft cover.

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4.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling
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Publisher: NY, Alex. Grosset & Co. [1899?]
[8] p., front. (port.); 19 cm. "The poem is a rhyming narrative from the point of view of a British soldier, about a native water-bearer (a 'Bhishti') who saves the soldier's life but is soon shot and killed. In the final three lines, the soldier regrets the abuse he dealt to Din and admits that Din is the better man of the two for sacrificing his own life to save another. The poem was published as one of the set of martial poems called the Barrack-Room Ballads." The publisher identified on front wrapper as Alex. Grosset is at the same address as F. M. Buckles, 11 East 16th Street. Wrappers printed in green & green on peach. Stock#47313. Vg, stitching gone.

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5.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
The Vampire
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Publisher: [NY, F. M. Buckles or Alex. Grosset & Co., 1899]
[8] p., illus., 19 cm. Text preceded by statement: The verses as suggested by the painting by Philip Burne-Jones, first exhibited at the New Gallery in London, 1897. Purportedly a portrait of Mrs. Patrick Campbell, an actress and the artist's ex-lover. Printed in green and red on lime wrappers. Stock#47314. Vg.

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6.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
Mandalay [by] Rudyard Kipling
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Publisher: [NY, F. M. Buckles or Alex. Grosset & Co., 1899]
[8] p., port.; 19 cm. First published in the collection Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses, the first series, published in 1892. The poem colourfully illustrates the nostalgia and longing of a soldier of the British Empire for Asia's exoticism, and generally for the countries and cultures located "East of Suez." Printed on wrappers and throughout in tan and green. The wrappers are green/gray. Stock#47315. Vg / soft cover.

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7.   Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
The Undertakerís Horse [by] Rudyard Kipling
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Publisher: [NY, F. M. Buckles, 1899?]
[6] p., port., 19 cm. Last leaf blank. Printed in black and green on pale green wrappers; text in pale green ornaments. Stock#47316. Vg, threads missing / soft cover.

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8.   Livingstone, Dinah, 1940-
Keeping Heart: Poems, 1967-89
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Publisher: London: Katabasis, 1989
[xii], 240 p.; 21 cm. Poems of the prolific author and publisher. ISBN (10) 0904872114. Stock#47309. Vg / soft cover.

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