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THE OPEN DOOR.  THE PORTRAIT.  TWO STORIES OF THE SEEN AND THE UNSEEN., (Oliphant, Mrs. Margaret, 4 April 1828 - 20 July 1897.)
1 (Oliphant, Mrs. Margaret, 4 April 1828 - 20 July 1897.) THE OPEN DOOR. THE PORTRAIT. TWO STORIES OF THE SEEN AND THE UNSEEN.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1885 First American Edition Hard Cover Good- 
164 pp, 6 3/4" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and crown & cross decoration on front board, all edges red. Each story has its own half title page. Two Victorian tales of the supernatural. The pages and endpapers are evenly tanned and the title page is present, though completely detatched, leaving a thin strip of the margin attached to the rear of the front free endpaper (see photograph). Previous owner's name, place and date (1895) in ink on free front endpaper; wear and fraying at top/bottom of spine; light edge wear; light rub marks on front board; two small areas of air bubbles under cloth on rear board. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
POEMS OF SHELLEY., Collins, John Churton, selected and introduced by.  Percy Bysshe Shelley.
2 Collins, John Churton, selected and introduced by. Percy Bysshe Shelley. POEMS OF SHELLEY.
London Caxton Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Jessie M. King, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title. 
246 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 plates (b&w with touches of pink and gold) by Jessie M. King (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Longer Poems; Dramas; Miscellaneous Poems; Lyrics; Sonnets; The Witch of Atlas; Early Poems; Notes; Appendix: Original Preface to 'Adonais'; Index of First Lines. Very light browning to free endpapers, light browning to frontispiece tissue - cause minor toning to frontispiece and title page, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, soft crease to fore-edge of approx. pages 37 to 66 and 79 to 110, light wrinkles at bottom corner of pages 111-122, tiny scuffs to top edge gilt, very light edge wear - one tiny edge dent, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small air bubble under cloth on rear board, very small faint water mark on fron board. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
POEMS OF COLERIDGE., Dowden, Edward, selected and introduced by.  (Samuel Taylor Coleridge.)
3 Dowden, Edward, selected and introduced by. (Samuel Taylor Coleridge.) POEMS OF COLERIDGE.
London Caxton Hard Cover Good Charles Pears, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title. 
275 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in yellow/ orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w tissue-covered frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 colour plates by Charles Pears (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Early Poems; The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (in seven parts); Christabel; Sibylline Leaves (Poems occasioned by Political Events / Love Poems / Meditative Poems); Odes and Miscellaneous Poems; Prose in Rhyme; Notes; Glossary; Appendix (Monody on the Death of Chatterton - 2nd draft); Index of First Lines. Light browning to free endpapers and to frontispice protector, very light browning on pastedowns, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, two small and one tiny dent on edges of rear board, small stain and tiny dent on rear edge of spine, small light stain and light rubbing on rear board, slight fading to spine colour, two small raised areas on front board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CLARKSON AND ITS MANY CORNERS, Hicks, Kathleen A.
4 Hicks, Kathleen A. CLARKSON AND ITS MANY CORNERS
Mississauga, Ontario Mississauga Library System 2008 0969787340 / 9780969787341 Third Printing Soft Cover Very Good 
320 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/2" H x 12" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. A local history of Clarkson, Ontario, now part of the city of Missisauga. Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Tribute to Warren Clarkson; Years: 1807-1850; Bradley Museum; Benares Historic House; Years: 1851-1900; Clarkson Railway Station; History of Lushes Corners; Years: 1901-1950; Speck Family; The Clarkson Library; British American Oil Refinery; Years: 1951-2000; St. Lawrence Cement Company; Rattray Marsh; Index. Interior - very small bump to bottom corner of most pages, tiny tear (archivally taped) at bottom edge of 4 page leaves. Exterior - very minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRUCE AND THE MINOR MUNICIPALITIES THEREIN, 1907-1968, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO, CANADA.  VOLUME TWO., McLeod, Norman.
5 McLeod, Norman. THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRUCE AND THE MINOR MUNICIPALITIES THEREIN, 1907-1968, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO, CANADA. VOLUME TWO.
Owen Sound, Ontario The Bruce County Historical Society 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
477 pp, 9 1/4" H. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering/crest on front board. B&w photographs, map. Contents: Years of Change; Agriculture; Indian Reservations; In Defence of Country; Lake Huron - Tourism; Education; County Council; The Tartan and the Crest; Township of Albermarle; Township of Amabel; Village of Hepworth; Town of Wiarton; Township of Arran; Village of Tara; Township of Brant; Town of Walkerton; Township of Bruce; Village of Tiverton; Township of Carrick; Village of Mildmay; Township of Culross; Village of Teeswater; Township of Eastnor; Village of Lion's Head; Township of Elderslie; Town of Chesley; Township of Greenock; Township of Huron; Village of Ripley; Township of Kincardine; Town of Kincardine; Township of Kinloss; Village of Lucknow; Township of Lindsay; Township of St. Edmunds; Township of Saugeen; Town of Port Elgin; Town of Southampton; Appendices. Very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine,tiny faint foxing marks on top of text block, tiny ink mark on front board, one very small corner bump. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinklng, one or two tiny tears and chips, very light rubbing/soiling, small light stain on rear panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Payn, James; Norris, W.E.; Robinson, A. Mary; Oliphant, Laurence; and Trollope, Anthony. STORIES BY ENGLISH AUTHORS: ITALY. (CONTAINS: A FAITHFUL RETAINER; BIANCA; GONERIL; THE BRIGAND'S BRIDE AND MRS. GENERAL TALBOYS.)
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1902. 
175 pp, 16mo (6 11/16" H), hard cover (brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and blindstamp on front board) - no dust jacket. Tissue-covered frontispiece of James Payn. From the 'Stories by English Authors' series. A collection of stories set in Italy by James Payn, W.E. Norris, A. Mary F. Robinson, Laurence Oliphant, and Anthony Trollope. Interior - faint watermark at bottom of gutter of pages 1 to 11, tiny foxing specks on rear endpapers. Exterior - browning to top and fore-edge of textblock, light edge and corner wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, darkening to spine. G+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
POEMS OF LORD BYRON., Whibley, Charles, selected and introduced by.  (George Gordon Byron.)
7 Whibley, Charles, selected and introduced by. (George Gordon Byron.) POEMS OF LORD BYRON.
London Caxton Hard Cover Good A.S. Forrest, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title. 
262 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in yellow/ orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w tissue-covered frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 colour plates by A.S. Forrest (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Poems; The Curse of Minerva; Child Harold's Pilgrimage (To Ianthe / Portrait of Childe Harold / Scenes in Spain and Portugal / Greece Ancient and Modern / Brussles and Waterloo); The Giaour / The Bride of Abydos (Selim and Zuleika); The Corsair (The Pirate's Isle / Conrad and Gulnare); Lara (The Death of Lara); The Prisoner of Chillon; English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; Beppo (The Carnival of Venice); Don Juan (The Sweets of Life / The Isles of Greece); Dramas (Manfred / Cain); Notes; Glossary; Index of First Lines. Very light browning to free endpapers - lighter on pastedowns, small corner crease on page leaf 105/6, faint water mark staining on bottom of text block, very light browning to edges of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading to colour on spine, light edge wear, faint water marks and light rubbing on rear board, one small soft corner bump. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
POEMS OF SPENSER., Yeats, W.B., selected and introduced by.  Edmund Spenser.
8 Yeats, W.B., selected and introduced by. Edmund Spenser. POEMS OF SPENSER.
London Caxton Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Jessie M. King, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title. 
290 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 plates (b&w with touches of pink and gold) by Jessie M. King (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Happy and Unhappy Love; Courtiers and Great Men; Emblems and Qualities; Gardens of Delight; Fauns and Satyres and Shepherds; Notes; Glossary; Index of First Lines. Light browning to free endpapers, light browning to frontispiece tissue - causing minor toning to frontispiece and title page, small crease to tiny crease at top corner of pages 197 to 222, creases and wrinkles to fore-edge and top corner of pages 223 to 230, small soft wrinkle to top corner of pages 231 to 238, minor rubbing to top edge gilt, light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, minor rubbing on rear board. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 


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