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    [Poetry]. Group of Fifteen Books. New York and elsewhere: 1849-[1942]. Four limited, three signed.

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    [Poetry]. [Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Henry David Thoreau, et al]. Group of Fifteen Books. Includes:

    R. W. Emerson. Nature; Addresses, and Lectures. Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe, 1849. [and:] Mabel Loomis Todd, editor. Letters of Emily Dickinson. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894. Two volumes. "Presented by Miss Lavinia Dickinson" on front free endpaper. [and:] Henry David Thoreau. Cape Cod. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1899. Two volumes. [and:] F. B. Sanborn. The Personality of Thoreau. Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1901. Limited to 500 numbered copies, this being "358." [and:] F. B. Sanborn. The Personality of Emerson. Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1903. Limited to 500 numbered copies, of which this is "358." [and:] Ralph Waldo Emerson and William Henry Furness. Records of a Lifelong Friendship. 1807::1882. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910. Limited to 780 numbered copies, this being "208." [and:] Robinson Jeffers. Give Your Heart to the Hawks and Other Poems. New York: Random House, 1933. [and:] Robert Frost. Selected Poems. London: Jonathan Cape, [1936]. First edition of expanded selection. [and:] [Henry David Thoreau]. Men of Concord and Some Others as Portrayed in the Journal of Henry David Thoreau. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936. First edition. [and:] Henry Seidel Canby. Thoreau. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this being "231." Signed by the author. [and:] MacGregor Jenkins. Emily Dickinson. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1939. Later edition. [and:] [Emily Dickinson]. The Poems of Emily Dickinson. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1937. Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred Leete Hampson. Inscribed by the editors. [and:] Beryl Markham. West with the Night. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1942]. First American edition. Inscribed by the author.

    Fifteen octavos. Publisher's bindings, six in dust jackets, Thoreau in a slipcase with rubbing and shelfwear. Some soiling, edgewear, and rubbing on dust jackets, spine panels darkened. Dust jacket of Emily Dickinson: Friend and Neighbor has multiple cellophane tape repairs on recto and verso of spine panel, tears on creases of flaps and cover panels. General rubbing and wear on extremities. Light toning on page edges. The Personality of Thoreau inscribed by the publisher on front free endpaper. Selected Poems and West with the Night have light scattered foxing. Nature; Addresses, and Lectures has ink ownership signature on front free endpaper, small open tear on upper corner of pp. [283/284]. Cape Cod has sunning on spines and outer portions of covers, corners bumped, occasional pencil marks, preliminary sheets in both volumes shaken or detached and laid-in. West with the Night has personal gift inscription "from Mom." Overall, very good.



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