London: T. Bensley for John and Arthur Arch, 1798. First edition. First edition of this early publication of... Read More about Blank Verse
[London: Sold by Hacon & Ricketts, The Vale Press, 17 Craven Street, Strand & John Lane, New York, 1901]. One of 300 copies. Cortlandt Bishop Copy. Read More about The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894-95. One of 250 copies. A very nice copy of the magnificent Kelmscott edition of the poems of ShelleySigned on the two ffeps by: Sam Shernes---Dudley D. SicherSamuel J. Bloomingdale (1873-1968), son of LymanJ. Edwin GoldmanLeo SulzbergerRalph SamuelLouis J. RosenbachWilliam GoldmanD.A.---H.A. GuinburgFred M. SteinS.M. GoldbergManny StraussAlbert J...... Read More about The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street, 1839. First Collected Edition. Read More about The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Mrs. Shelley
London: Macmillan, 1926. Read More about The Poetical Works of...Edited by Edward Dowden
London: Reeves & Turner 196 Strand, 1892. Third edition, with the notes of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read More about The Poetical Works of...given from his own Editions and Other Authentic Sources...Edited by H...
New York: Printed by William Baldwin and Co. Corner of Chatham Street, 1821. First American edition, with the added engraved title with "Price 75 cents" as well as regular title, p. 24 misnumbered 4. In Boards, Uncut. The first work by Shelley printed in America. Read More about Queen Mab; a Philosophical Poem
London: For C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck Street, 1818. First edition, second issue, with correctly dated title, a cancel; errata leaf (b2) bound at end of volume rather than after title (replacing missing blank leaf); fly-title correctly bound as d1. A tall, uncut, complete copy, including the rare fly-title with..... Read More about The Revolt of Islam; a Poem, in Twelve Cantos
Golden Cockerel, 1944. One of 50 copies with the facsimile letters; signed by the editor Walter Sidney Scott. Handsome volume recording the correspondence of a key period in Shelley’s life. Read More about Shelley at Oxford. The Early Correspondence of P.B. Shelley with his friend T.J. Hogg together...
[London: Reprinted for Thomas Rodd, Great Newport Street (Compton & Ritchie, Printers, Middle Street, Cloth Fair), c. 1843]. First edition. 'Liberty is dead!' — Political Tract by Shelley. According to Wise: "In 1843, when advertising the present pamphlet for sale, Rodd asserted that it was a facsimile reprint of an..... Read More about "We Pity the Plumage, but Forget the Dying Bird." An Address to the People on the Death...
London: Printed for John Miller, 1813. Eleventh edition. Parodies of contemporary poets including Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Scott, and Crabbe; apparently Campbell complained of not being includedThis copy has an interesting provenance, with the ownership signature of the Shropshire poet and ornithologist, John Freeman Milward Dovaston, (1782-1854). "It is rather..... Read More about Rejected Addresses, or the new Theatrum Poetarum
London: Printed for John Miller; Printed for John Miller and John Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh, 1812, 1813. First editions. Parodies of contemporary poets including Byron, Moore, Coleridge, Southey, Scott, and Crabbe, apparently Campbell complained of not being included. The Coleridge piece has a slip tipped on noting Coleridge's death the..... Read More about Rejected Addresses, or the new Theatrum Poetarum [bound with] Horace in London: Consisting of...
Bristol: Printed by Biggs and Co. for T.N. Longman and O. Rees, 1799-1800. First editions. First edition of the two volumes, all published, of Southey's anthology of new poetry. Besides Southey himself, the most important contributor is Coleridge, with no fewer than 27 poems, including the first printing of "This..... Read More about The Annual Anthology
London: John Murray, 1824. First edition. Read More about The Book of the Church
London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown by James Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh, 1810. First edition. Read More about The Curse of Kehama
Bristol: Printed by Bulgin and Rosser, for Joseph Cottle [et al], 1796. First edition. Southey wrote Joan of Arc, a celebration of the French Revolution, while on vacation from Balliol. Though Coleridge contributed some 400 lines (later published separately as The Destiny of Nations), the poem is considered Southey's first..... Read More about Joan of Arc, an Epic Poem
Boston: Published by Charles Williams [J. T. Buckingham, Printer], 1811 [boards dated 1812]. First American edition, later state of binding with 1812 dated boards. First published in 1805. First American edition. Read More about Metrical Tales and other Poems
New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1842. Read More about The Poetical Works of … Collected by Himself
New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street, 1836. First American edition. Read More about The Doctor &c
[London]: . Child Labor in the Manchester Mills. An periodical extract from Southey's ficticious description of England as seen through the eyes of a Spanish traveller written as a series of letters. This letter relates to Child labor in the Mills. Read More about Observations on the Town and Manufactures of Manchester [From the Letters of Don Manuel Alvarez...
London: Sampson Low, Son and Marston [Printed by Spottiswoode and Co], 1870. First English edition. Stowe's very outspoken defence of Lady Byron. Read More about Lady Byron Vindicated. A History of the Byron Controversy from its beginning in 1816 to the...
Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co, 1870. Stowe's very outspoken defence of Lady Byron. Read More about Lady Byron Vindicated. A History of the Byron Controversy from its beginning in 1816 to the...
London: Archibald Constable and Company Ltd, 1907. First edition. With an interesting ALS about viewing a Blake MS from Major S. Butterworth who identified the Contemporary Blake critic R.H. as Robert Hunt, Leigh Hunt's brother and the clipping of Symons acknowledgement in the Atheneum. Read More about William Blake
London: Effingham Wilson, Waugh & Innes of Edinburgh and W.F. Wakeman of Dublin, N.d. . First edition. Mrs. Towers, "a writer of genuine ability" (Stuart M. Sperry) was the daughter of John Keats’s teacher, John Clarke, and the sister of Charles Cowden Clarke, Keats’s school-friend and mentor. Her husband, [George]..... Read More about Perils in the Woods, or, the Emigrant Family's Return; a Tale