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Poems of Sunny Colorado

By: KERIN, Susie

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Denver, Susie Kerin: 1922

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79252

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A collection of poems which praise the beauty of Colorado, accompanied with numerous color plates which have the look of old color postcards. Inscribed and signed by the author on front flyleaf. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover. Self-published by Susie Kerin. --- A few interior leaves with small tears and a some rippling to them; otherwise a sound copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; (43) pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald

By: KHAYYÁM, Omar

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: [c.1930s-40s]

Stock No.: 81980

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


An attractive issuance of the famed poem by the Persian astonomer-poet, consisting of the first and fourth renderings into English by Edward FitzGerald. Includes color and black & white illustrations by Willy Pogány; the color illustrations are tipped onto the pale yellow leaves. With an introduction by George Saintsbury. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with elaborate gilt decorations and titling to cover and spine; top edge gilt. Volume wrapped in lustrous gold jacket. --- Undated, but possibly published c.1930s-40s. A group of people have signed their names in ink to the verso of titl... View more info

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: The Astronomer-Poet of Persia

By: KHAYYÁM, Omar; FITZGERALD, Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1921

Stock No.: 82861

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An attractive, compact edition of the famous collection of Persian poems, translated into English by Edward Fitzgerald. A complete edition, showing variants in the five original printings. With a tissue-protected sepia frontis illustration of Mr. Fitzgerald. --- In flexible dark brown full leather covers with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A partial split at front of volume has been carefully repaired prior to this listing, perhaps as many as 12 pages with inked circlings or underlinings, a hand-written poem on a front endpa... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered Into English Quatrains By Edward FitzGerald : The Five Authorized Versions

By: KHAYYAM, Omar; FITZGERALD, Edward (translator); HAIGHT, Gordon S. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Walter J. Black: 1970

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72074

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Beloved work in handsomely produced reprint in full linen-look greenish-tan cloth covers with Classics Club seal in oval on front cover and with title block in vivid black & red ink with gold accents on spine. With black & white facsimiles from the Bodleian manuscript of Omar Khayyam. Clean & bright, with red stained top edge. Vol is sharp and crisp. This series features random printed type which is insufficiently or improperly inked, resulting in slightly marred typeface appearance. ; Classics Club; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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An Anthology of Light Verse: From the Sixteenth Century to the Present Era

By: KRONENBERGER, Louis (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1946]

Stock No.: 81906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A collection of "light-hearted verse" in a later Modern Library edition. The poems are selected by Louis Kronenberger from the works of such notables as Shakespeare, Millay, Kipling, Swift, Huxley, Chesterton and many others. With preface by the author and Paul Galdone illustration of the title character on dust jacket. With an introduction by Kronenberger and an index of authors. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 316 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c... View more info

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Piers Plowman: The Vision of a People's Christ, A Version for the Modern Reader (Everyman's Library #571, in "Shield Era" style 2 binding)

By: LANGLAND, William; BURRELL, Arthur (revisor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c,1928]

Stock No.: 83783

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering the ancient poetic tales of Piers Plowman, written in about 1362 by William Langford, a contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer. This version fashioned for the modern reader by Arthur Burrell, who supplies an introduction and commentary; with a brief index at rear of volume. An entry in Everyman's Library "Poetry and the Drama" series, edited by Ernest Rhys. E.L. no. 571. --- In "Shield Era" curved back binding style 2, full olive ribbed cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Reginald Knowles-designed spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. ... View more info

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A Treasury of Favorite Poems: Vignette Edition

By: LEARNED, Walter (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1891

Stock No.: 79729

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This handsome volume offers popular poems by some of the best English-language poets. Includes verse by Longfellow, Poe, Robert Browning, Tennyson, Shakespeare and many more. Poems accompanied by 100 illustrations by Joseph M. Gleeson. --- In floral cloth, backed in ivory cloth with elaborate gilt decorations and titling on cover and spine. --- With a dark spot on front cover and prior owner's inked information on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xii, 390 pages View more info

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Poems

By: LECKY, William Edward Hartpole

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82014

Condition: Good+


First Edition. A collection of poems by the Irish historian William E. H. Lecky (1838-1903). --- In off-white vellum look paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations in gilt on cover and spine. Top edge gilt, with sewn in white ribbon bookmark. --- With a little discoloration and soiling to covers, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound, sound copy. Scarce in this edition. ; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 128 pages View more info

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The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Black's Readers Service Company: 1932

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79334

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The principal poetical works by the great Henry Wadsworth Longfellow are presented in this book club edition. Includes his "The Song of Hiawatha", "The Courtship of Miles Standish" and many more. With a brief introduction by Ben Ray Redman. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With discoloration to cloth (likely caused by exposure to dampness), else a clean, firm, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; ix, 307 pages View more info

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The Song of Hiawatha (Macmillan's Pocket Classics)

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1922

Stock No.: 80742

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A 1922 reprint edition of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem featuring his warrior character Hiawatha and his love, Minnehaha. "The Song of Hiawatha" was first published in 1855. Edited, with biographical and explanatory notes and an introduction by Elizabeth J. Fleming. An entry in Macmillan's Pocket Classics series. --- This slim little volume sturdily bound in dark brown cloth with gilt-stamped titling to cover and a frontis portrait of the author. --- With prior owner's signature and inkings to first two pages; pencilings to a few leaves. Interior is browned but otherwise unmar... View more info

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Favorite Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Stock No.: 81324

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The principal poetic works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) are presented here. Includes his "The Courtship of Miles Standish", "Paul Revere's Ride", "The Song of Hiawatha" and many more poems. With an introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. --- In full red leatherette-look paper-covered boards with spine titling in yellow. Jacket with a drawing of Longfellow on the cover. --- With prior owner's inked notation to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Price-clipped jacket with minor soiling, otherwise in good shape.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvi, ... View more info

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The Song of Hiawatha (Popular Educator Library)

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Publishing Company: [c.1890-1920]

Stock No.: 81636

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An undated softcover edition of the famous lengthy poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In stiff green covers backed in dark green cloth. Possibly published c.1890-1920. --- A firmly bound copy, with prior owner's signature to front cover and a darkened title page.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 224 pages View more info

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The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Heritage Press: 1971

Stock No.: 83729

Condition: Near Fine


A Heritage Press collection of the poetry of the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Includes 'Paul Revere's Ride', 'The Song of Hiawatha' and 'The Courtship of Miles Standish', and many more. This deluxe reprint edition in slipcase is illustrated with wood-engravings by Boyd Hanna; poems selected, and with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer. --- In full green marbled-look paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, with titling gilt-stamped to spine. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no number). Volume in tan paper-covered slipcase. --- An excellent copy: bright, unmarked and tightly-b... View more info

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Ernest Nister/E.P. Dutton & Co.:

Stock No.: 73701

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


With illustrations by Arthur A. Dixon in both color and black & white, appearing on nearly every other page; illustrated endpapers. Undated copy, though the numeral (date?) 1575 appears on title page; estimated to have been published c.1890-1920. In grey cloth-covered, bevel-edge covers w/titling information and decorations in gilt on cover; faded but readable lettering on spine. With color illustration pasted to front cover. Interior printed on quality coated papers. All three edges in gilt, the top edge's gilt has faded. With small holes in front pastedown and front free endpaper. The edges ... View more info

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The Vision of Sir Launfal

By: Lowell, James Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields: 1851

Edition: Fourth Edition

Stock No.: 72108

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Seldom seen copy of famed poem, in old, worn but completely intact copy. Cloth boards embossed with corduroy & curlicue patterns; chafed spine. Prev owner's inked ownership info and printed pasted small bookplate front pastedown. Some inked comments & staining interior of book . ; LK50179; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Marlowe's Plays and Poems (Everyman's Library #383)

By: MARLOWE, Christopher

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1955

Stock No.: 81737

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A selection of the plays and poems of Marlowe are presented in this Everyman's Library edition. Includes his famous "Tamburlaine" and "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" along with four other plays. His poems include portions of his early translations of Ovid's "Amores". Edited, and with an introduction by M. R. Ridley. Number 383 in Everyman's Library Poetry & Drama series. --- A 1955 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine... View more info

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A Letter from Pontus & Other Verse

By: MASEFIELD, William

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60420

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


A first edition of this collection of poems by England's John Masefield (1878-1967). The author was noted for his poetry, his children's novels, and served as England's Poet Laureate from 1930 to 1967. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt image of rooster to cover, with gilt-stamped spine titling; in simple cream dust jacket. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked, though with some foxing and age-toning to leaves. Unclipped jacket also with foxing, minor soiling but intact and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; (8), 109 pages View more info

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The Oxford Book of American Verse

By: MATTHIESSEN, F. O.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 83360

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A book club edition. The whole range of American poetry is presented in this single volume, from colonial times through 1950. The works of 51 poets are included, and the majority of the poetry first appeared between 1900 and 1950. Poems selected, and with an introduction, by F. O. Matthiessen. This anthology serves as a companion to the famous "Oxford Book of English Verse." --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt titling and decorations to cover and spine. Volume wrapped in simple blue jacket. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy but with slightly cocked spine. Jacket displaying... View more info

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Firewater and Gas

By: McGRADY, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Adams Press: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 75877

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed and signed by author. Stated Fourth Edition. A collection of author's 'cowboy poetry', dedicated to the memory of his brother Neil. In good shape, but with some soiling to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Flash of Time

By: McGRADY, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Adams Press: 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 75878

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed and signed by author. Stated Second Edition. A collection of author's 'cowboy poetry', labeled as "volume two on the transition period of western heritage". With numerous b&w photos & drawings. In good shape, but with some soiling to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight A New Verse Translation

By: MERWIN, W. S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 76560

ISBN: 0375414762

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Likely book club edition. The 'classic Arthurian tale of enchantment, adventure, and romance presented alongside the original Middle English text.' This ancient poem has been given a new verse translation by W. S. Merwin; with a foreword by Mr. Merwin. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers with titling on gilt spine block. Jacket with artwork featuring horror-stricken figure by Chip Kidd. --- A clean, bright, firm copy; lacking markings. Jacket with lightly-chafed edges, rubbing and a small tear at tail of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Baroness of New York

By: MILLER, Joaquin

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83177

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A first edition of this long-form romantic poem by the "Poet of the Sierras", Joaquin Miller. Miller, born in Indiana, made his way to California where he lived for a time amongst the Modoc Indians. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with decorations in blind and gilt to covers, spine titling in gilt, and lavender endpapers. --- A very nice copy: clean and tightly bound but with some yellowing to leaves, sunning to endpapers and penciled presentation remarks to front fly page.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; 244 pages View more info

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Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Milton (Modern Library #132.3)

By: MILTON, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1953]

Stock No.: 79995

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A selection of some of the more important works by the noted 17th Century British poet and advocate of free speech and freedom of the press. Includes "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained", "Areopagitica" and much more. With an introduction by Cleanth Brooks. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain/ grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 367 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1953 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #132.3. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, some lig... View more info

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Paradise Lost: Books I-III (No. 94, The Riverside Literature Series)

By: MILTON, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1896

Stock No.: 81626

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An edition offering books I through III of Milton's epic poem, which explores biblical themes. Edited, with introduction and notes, by William Vaughn Moody. Entry #94 in publisher's "Riverside Literature Series". --- In stiff beige stapled wraps. --- With prior owner's pencilings and notations throughout, otherwise a firmly bound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 112 pages View more info

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L'Allegro -and- Il Penseroso

By: MILTON, John (author); BLAKE, William (illustrations)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1954

Stock No.: 81922

Condition: Very Good+


Two famous poems by the eminent English poet, John Milton (1608-1674). Both are presented here in a one-volume deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition in slipcase. With 12 illustrations by the English poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827). With a note upon the poems by W. P. Trent. --- Presented in a deluxe binding designed by Bruce Rogers in the dos-à-dos style, with each of the two poems represented on either cover, and when flipped over, the other poem becomes right side up. With alternating green and blue marbled endpapers, at mid-book and matching covers. Sandglass flyer laid in (New Y... View more info

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The Masque of Comus the Poem by John Milton -and- The Airs by Henry Lawes

By: MILTON, John; LAWES, Henry

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: [c.1950s]

Stock No.: 81923

Condition: Very Good+


The famous poem/entertainment by the eminent English poet, John Milton (1608-1674) is presented here in a deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition in slipcase. Includes a preface by Mark Van Doren. With watercolor illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Also presented are the Airs of the Songs by Henry Lawes, with his version of the words (and with musical notations) and a preface by Hubert Foss. --- Presented in a deluxe binding with blue/red/gold marbled endpapers backed in black cloth; blue topstain. Undated, but possibly published c.1950s. Sandglass flyer not present. Volume in blue paper-covered slip... View more info

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Poetry In Australia, in Two Volumes: Vol. I From the Ballads to Brennan; Vol. II Modern Australian Verse

By: MOORE, T. Inglis (selector, v. I); STEWART, Douglas (selector, v. II)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1965

Stock No.: 81984

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A two-volume set presenting a wide variety of Australian poetry, per the jacket flap ". . .from its beginnings to the present day [1965]". Vol. I poems selected and introduced by T. Inglis Moore; V. II selections and introduction by Douglas Stewart. Each volume with indices of titles and authors; V. I also includes index of first lines. --- In green cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spines; both volumes in green jackets. --- Very nice copies with just a hint of edgewear. Unclipped jackets with small tears and a little rubbing, else bright and in removable archival mylar pro... View more info

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Leaves of Yesterday and Other Poems

By: MUMEY, Nolie

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado U. S. A., The Range Press: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 73098

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Handsome volume of poetry by physician and WWI veteran in a decent copy. With botched attempt at covering a boldly marked price on cover, with poorly removed sticker (has taken part of paper skin with it). Two dents in lower edge. Interior is very nice, published on quality paper and signed by author on preface page. ; 0.5 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; Signed by Author View more info

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I Wouldn't Have Missed It: Selected Poems of Ogden Nash

By: NASH, Ogden

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1975

Stock No.: 80055

ISBN: 0316598305

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Second printing. A collection of over 400 of the popular American humorist poet's work, selected from all of Ogden Nash's previous collections by daughters Linell Smith and Isabel Eberstadt. Includes an introduction by Archibald MacLeish. With Nash's whimsical drawings at chapter heads and indices of first and last lines at rear of volume. --- In ivory cloth-covered boards w/Nash drawing in gilt on cover, titling in red and gilt on spine. Dust jacket repeats the Nash cover drawing. --- Several poems are marked in pencil, boards are just slightly splayed and with a hint of soiling to cloth, oth... View more info

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Family Reunion

By: Nash, Ogden.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1951

Edition: Sixth Printing

Stock No.: 71364

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Author's poetry in a good copy. Some waterspotting on full bright red cloth covers; interior clean and bright. Dust jacket chipped and torn; but now in removable mylar protector, has priceclipped flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century

By: PAGE, Curtis Hidden (editor); THOMPSON, Stith (editor, revision)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Benj. H. Sanborn & Co.: 1936

Stock No.: 82137

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An anthology of the poetical works of principal English poets of the 19th century, including Wordsworth, Tennyson, Shelley and many others. Originally published in 1904 in an edition edited by Curtis Hidden Page, this revised edition first appeared in 1929 as revised by Stith Thompson. With indices of poets, titles, and first lines at rear of volume. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling to cover and spine in gilt. Printed on very thin leaves. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, discreet pencilings to perhaps as many as 6 leaves and... View more info

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The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker (Modern Library #237.1)

By: PARKER, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1951]

Stock No.: 81845

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


A well-preserved edition containing a collection of the ultra-witty American writer's poetry. Includes all the poems from her earlier collections: "Enough Rope", "Sunset Gun" and "Death and Taxes" plus additional verses. With index of first lines at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 352 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1951 (1936 date appears in book). ML #237.1. --- A very nice copy but with minor discoloration to clo... View more info

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The Complete Tales of Mystery and Imagination -- The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym -and- The Raven and Other Poems

By: POE, Edgar Allan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Octopus Books Inc.: 1984

Stock No.: 83273

ISBN: 0681287616

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


An anthology of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Includes his famous short story collection, "Tales of Mystery and Imagination", his only full-length novel, "The Narrative of Arthur Pym", as well as a selection of his best poems, including "The Raven", "Annabel Lee", "Tamerlane", "The Haunted Palace" and others. Includes black & white illustrations here and there. --- In dark red leather-look paper-covered boards with cover & spine titling in gilt. Jacket with scary color imagery to front cover, engraved portrait of Poe to back panel. --- An excelle... View more info

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Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound

By: POUND, Ezra

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1971

Stock No.: 81991

Condition: Fair in Good+ dust jacket


Stated sixth printing of Ezra Pound's collection of poetry, taken from earlier collections. Mr. Pound was a leading modernist poet of the twentieth century. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Jacket features abstract image of Pound on cover (repeated at frontis). --- With extensive inkings and marginalia on about 20 pages, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound copy. Price-clipped jacket with some toning and small tears.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (14), 281 pages View more info

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Lives of the Modern Poets

By: PRITCHARD, William H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78934

ISBN: 019502690X

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Brief biographical sketches and critical examinations of early 20th century English and American poets such as Hardy, Yeats, Frost and Hart Crane are presented in this work. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume wrapped in orange dust jacket with author portrait on back flap. --- With a hint of sunning to edges of cloth, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $14.95 flap price; with considerable chafing to spine ends and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages View more info

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Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology

By: PROFFITT, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1981

Stock No.: 81338

ISBN: 039529486X

Condition: Good+


An examination of essential elements, principles, and styles of the writing of poetry, with plenty of examples by notable poets. This work was written with the student in mind. --- Trade paperback edition, with simple black covers. --- A previous owner has left inked notes and underlinings on perhaps as many as 12 leaves, and with minor creases to covers; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; xv, 463 pages View more info

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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918 (New Edition, Revised and Enlarged)

By: QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur (editor)

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 83361

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. A 1955 impression ("with corrections") of the new edition of 1939. A treasury of poetry by some of the leading names in English-language verse. Poems selected and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, who supplies footnotes for archaic words and a pair of prefaces. With index of first lines at rear of volume. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on cover & spine and with gilt spine decorations; blindstamped cover fillet. Volume in simple blue dust jacket. --- With a printer's error at mid-book, resulting in pretty severe ink bleed-through to ... View more info

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On Shakespeare's Stage

By: Reynolds, George Fullmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, University of Colorado Press: 1967

Stock No.: 72986

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Shakespearean scholar addresses the Bard, his works, and how to stage them. In full tan cloth covers with clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket in simple white with red printing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages View more info

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Songs of Friendship

By: RILEY, James Whitcomb

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana,, Bobbs Merrill Company: 1915

Stock No.: 72408

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Early edition of poems by the "Hoosier Poet", with numerous b&w illustrations by Will Vawter. In full green decorative cloth covers w/gilt accents front and spine. Edge & corner rubbing. Interior solid, with beginnings of separation at mid-volume. W/penciled ownership info inside front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Book of Joyous Children (Volume XII in The Poems and Prose Sketches of James Whitcomb Riley series)

By: RILEY, James Whitcomb

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Stock No.: 80996

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume XII in the publisher's series: The Poems and Prose Sketches of James Whitcomb Riley. This collection of poems for the younger reader by Mr. Riley (1849-1916) is led off by his title poem, "The Book of Joyous Children". With tissue-protected engraved frontis illustration. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with gilt corn cob decoration and fillet to cover, gilt corn design and titling to spine; rear cover w/blindstamped fillet. Top edge gilt. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a spot of soiling to cover, a little discoloration to cloth. With minor dampstains to some leaves,... View more info