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Collection of works by Bliss Carman, many signed or inscribed copies

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Title: Collection of works by Bliss Carman, many signed or inscribed copies Author: Carman, Bliss Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 29 volumes by or about Bliss Carman, many signed or inscribed copies, several from the collection of John Quinn. Includes: Poems. 2 volumes. (4to) original boards and slipcase. No. 95 of 350 copies for the U.S. Signed at the limitation. Some wear to slipcase, spines sunned. Boston: Page, 1905. The Making of Personality. (8vo) green cloth. Inscribed and signed with a quotation from the book. Bookplate of the "Authors Club Library", signed by George Wharton Edwards Fourth Impression. Boston: Page, (1913). The Making of Personality. (8vo) green cloth. Inscribed by Carman to James Carleton Young. Second Impression. Frontispiece detached. Boston: Page, 1908. Pipes of Pan. Five volumes. (8vo) original green cloth, first volume stamped in white and gilt, others in black and gilt. Each with the bookplate of collector John Quinn. First Editions. Boston: Page, 1902-1905. Pipes of Pan. Definitive Edition. (8vo) green cloth. Inscribed and signed by Carman on the front free endpaper with 8 lines of poetry. Bookplate of John Quinn. Boston: Page, 1906. The Kinship of Nature. (8vo) decorated brown cloth. Signed quotation by Bliss on endpaper, additionally signed across photo frontispiece. Boston: Page, 1903. Later Poems. (8vo) green cloth. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1921). [With Mary Perry King]. Earth Deities. (8vo) blue cloth, dust jacket. NY: Mitchell Kennerley, 1914. [With Mary Perry King]. Daughters of Dawn. (8vo) blue cloth, dust jacket. NY: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. April Airs. (12mo) boards. Boston: Small, Maynard, 1916. Echoes from Vagabondia. (12mo) boards. Boston: Small, Maynard, 1912. [With Richard Hovey]. More Songs from Vagabondia. (12mo) boards. Signed by Richard Hovey on the half title. Second Edition. Boston: Copeland & Day, 1896. [With Richard Hovey]. More Songs From Vagabondia. (12mo) boards. Inscribed by Bliss Carman, Richard Hovey, and the illustrator T.B. Meteyard. Bookplates of John Quinn and Harry Glemby. First Edition. Boston: Copeland & Day, 1896. Ode on the Coronation of King Edward. (Small 4to) cloth-backed boards. Boston: Page, 1902. Sapho. (8vo) cloth-backed boards. Inscribed by Bliss with 8 lines of verse on front endpaper. No. 23 of 500 copies. Boston: Page, 1904. The Rough Rider and Other Poems. (12mo) flexible boards. NY: Kennerley, 1909. Low Tide on Grand Pre. (Small 4to) boards. One of 50 copies signed by Carman and the publisher. Bookplate of John Quinn. Second Edition. Cambridge & Chicago: Stone and Kimball, 1894. [With Richard Hovey] Songs from Vagabondia, More Songs From Vagabondia, Last Songs from Vagabondia. Inscribed by Carman on front flyleaf. Finely bound in three-quarter blue-green morocco and boards, spine gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. Boston: Small & Maynard, (1916). The Vengeance of Noel Brassard. (12mo) linen-backed boards. Inscribed by Carman on front endpaper, bookplate of John Quinn. One of 100 copies. (Cambridge, MA: Will Bradley at the University Press, 1909). Christmas Eve at S. Kavins. (8vo) boards, slipcase. Etched frontispiece. Inscribed by Carman with eight lines of verse on front endpaper. One of a small number of copies on Japan Vellum from a total edition of 222. Bookplate of John Quinn. New York: Ingalls Kimball, 1901. An Open Letter from Bliss Carman. Wrappers. Boston: Small, Maynard, (1920). Four Sonnets. Wrappers. Boston: Small, Maynard, (1916). Sherman, F.F. A Check List of First Editions of the Works of Bliss Carman. Wrappers. Bookplate of John Quinn. One of 75 copies. NY: Privately Printed, 1905. To Bliss Carman on the anniversary of his Nativity. Wrappers. Signed by R.H. Hathaway, J.D. Logan, Newton Mactavish, and the printer E.J. Hathaway. Toronto: Privately Printed, 1913. Together 24 works in 29 volumes, 11 of which are signed or inscribed by Carman.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 559 - Art & Art Reference - Fine Books in All Fields
Date of the auction: 30 Apr 2015
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