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A Treasury of the World's Best Loved Poems

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1961

Stock No.: 81335

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A selection of poems by a variety of notable poets, ranging from Shakespeare to Emily Dickinson. With an unattributed introduction and index of first lines. --- In brown leather-look paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 182 pages View more info

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A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (Modern Library #101.3)

By: AIKEN, Conrad (compliler & editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81471

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Conrad Aiken, an acclaimed American poet and novelist, has selected dozens of American poems from the 17th through 20th Centuries for this Modern Library edition. With an introduction by Mr. Aiken. Indices of authors and first lines at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1944 d... View more info

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The Divine Comedy (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: ALIGHIERI, Dante

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81390

Condition: Near Fine


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition of the famous 14th Century Italian epic poem. With illustrations by William Blake. Translated by Charles Eliot Norton. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and s... View more info

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Sohrab and Rustum and Other Poems (No. 132, The Riverside Literature Series)

By: ARNOLD, Matthew

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1911

Stock No.: 81634

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A collection of 23 poems by the noted English poet, literary critic, and translator of Homer. Poems selected and edited by Charles Swain Thomas, and with a biographical sketch of Matthew Arnold by Louise Imogen Guiney. Entry #132 in publisher's "Riverside Literature Series". --- In stiff pale green stapled wraps. --- With prior owner's pencilings to perhaps as many as 10 leaves, otherwise a firmly bound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); viii, 124 pages View more info

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Matthew Arnold: Poetry and Prose

By: ARNOLD, Matthew; BRYSON, John (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1954

Stock No.: 81889

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A collection of poetical and prose writings of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), the prominent English poet, literary critic, and translator of Homer. Includes his early, narrative, lyric, elegiac, dramatic and later poems; sonnets, lectures, essays and letters. Edited and with an introduction by John Bryson. Indexed. An entry in publisher's series: The Reynard Library. --- In blue bevel edge cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover & spine titling and decoration; blue top... View more info

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Collected Shorter Poems 1927 1957

By: Auden, W H

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Stock No.: 72930

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Stated first printing of author's collection of poems. In green and yellow full cloth covers w/lightly bumped corners and brownish spotting on front cover. Lettering on spine in metallic green. Interior of volume clean and unmarked; with table of contents and index of first lines. Dust jacket heavily chipped and with triangular chunk missing at head of spine; with orig $7.50 flap price and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages View more info

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W. H. Auden: Collected Poems (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series)

By: AUDEN, W. H.

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81427

Condition: Very Good+


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library reprint edition of of selected poetry of W. H. Auden (1907-1973), the prolific English-born poet, playwright and essayist. Edited and with a preface by Edward Mendelson. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations... View more info

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The San Francisco Girl and Other Rhymes (Including Some Gloom Chasers)

By: BEAUCE, Eugene A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Dulfer Press: 1919

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82009

Condition: Good+


A group of poems, some written as the looming World War I was casting its shadow over the world. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. --- In tan wraps with W. R. Cameron illustration to cover (repeated on title page). --- A sound, clean copy though with minor soiling; binding remains tight. A very scarce copy of this charmer.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 75 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1929

Stock No.: 72243

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Famed epic poem of the US Civil War in a good copy. Decorations by George Illian. In full blue cloth covers w/ glued-on decorative title panel (frt cover) and rendition of drum (spine). Edgewear, espec at head & tail of spine. Minor scuffing covers. Spine & its decoration are toned. Ilian's drawings of a battle scene at endpapers. With inked presentation remarks dated 1936 on half title page, otherwise interior solid and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Dust Which is God: A Novel in Verse

By: BENÉT, William Rose

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Stock No.: 81992

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Stated fifth printing of the author's long-form poem, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1942. Due to war-time paper shortages, the entire book is printed on bright yellow stock. --- In beige cloth-covered boards with illustrations and titling in brown to cover and spine; brown topstain. Jacket in tones of dark brown and tan, with author photographic portrait to back panel. --- With some darkening & discoloration to cloth, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound copy. Unc... View more info

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John Berryman: Selected Poems (American Poets Project #11)

By: BERRYMAN, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Library of America: 2004

Stock No.: 81982

ISBN: 1931082693

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A selection of poems by John Berryman, one in the publisher's American Poets Project series. Edited by Kevin Young. --- In green paper-covered boards; dust jacket in lavender and green. --- A clean, sound, firmly-bound copy but with inked notation to front free endpaper. Bright, unclipped jacket with slight rubbing, else nice.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 198 pages View more info

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One Step Forward: The Correct Comedy of Not Being God

By: BINDER, James K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, James K. Binder: 1952

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82005

Condition: Good


A self-published long-form religious-themed poem by James K. Binder. With a section of shorter verse at rear of volume, along with a tipped-on black & white image of a man. With a lengthy gift inscription to his former teacher Leo Spitzer, signed with the initials of the author. --- In plain untitled, unmarked stiff tan paper wraps. --- The leaves are a little yellowed and with crease and light chafing to covers.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 204 pages; Signed by Aut... View more info

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Poetical Sketches, 1783 by W. B. (The English Replicas series)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Payson & Clarke: 1927

Stock No.: 82006

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A facsimile of a 1783 book of poems by the great English poet, painter and prophet William Blake (1757-1827), incorporating the period typefaces of his day. An entry in the English Replicas series. --- In greenish-grey paper-covered boards backed in tan paper, with titling and decorations to cover in blue & blue spine titling; deckled edges. --- With some toning to covers, and with a little rubbing, else a firmly-bound, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 70 pages View more info

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Adventures Further

By: BREWER, Wilmon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Francestown, New Hampshire, Marshall Jones Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78889

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Number 15 of a limited edition of 500 copies in this stated first edition. Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes 3 color illustrations from paintings by Frank Vining Smith. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black blocks on cover and spine. Jacket features Frank Vining Smith color illustration on cover; bears orig... View more info

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Still More Adventures

By: BREWER, Wilmon

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Francestown, New Hampshire, Marshall Jones Company: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78890

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes color frontis portrait of the author by Polly Thayer, as well as another Thayer color painting and a painting of the author's wife, Katherine More Brewer. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on cover and spine. Jacket features Thayer color illustration on cover; bears orig. $3 fla... View more info

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American Poems

By: Bronson, Walter C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago: 1918

Edition: Seventh Printing

Stock No.: 71774

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Big compendium of American poetry in a decent copy. Orig pub date 1912, this printing issued 1918. In full red cloth covers w/light edgewear, scuffing at tail of spine. No DJ. Paper at frt & rear pastedowns has disintegrated at hinge points, exposing inner webbing. Lightly pencilled remarks & underlinings here & there inside vol. Prev owner's inked name & addr ffep. ; 1625-1892; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Complete in One Volume

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company Publishers: [c1920s-1940s]

Stock No.: 77148

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An undated, compact collection of Mrs. Browning's works. Bound in faux snakeskin, with "Mrs. Browning" stamped in gilt on cover. --- Printed with very small type, and with about an inch of back torn away at head of spine. Textblock is quite firm, though back cover is loose. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 533 pages View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1948

Stock No.: 81510

Condition: Near Fine


A handsome reprint edition in slipcase of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 44 famous romantic sonnets. With an introduction by Louis Untermeyer and with decorations at beginnings of sonnets by Angelo Valenti. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) was a highly acclaimed poet and wife of the famed poet Robert Browning. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with blue spine titling, EBB initials in blue on cover; all textblock edges stained in red. Unpaginated (about 58 pp). Sandgl... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 76428

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


From the dust jacket: "...everything of importance that Browning ever wrote..." and "Including all of Browning's lyric and dramatic poetry...". A Modern Library Giant edition with introduction and biograhical information by Saxe Commins; index of first lines of poems at the rear. Though 1934 date appears on copyright page, this edition likely published c.1940. --- In Toledano spine G4 with full beige cloth covers, gilt & green titling & decorations on on... View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Black's Readers Service Company: 1952

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79332

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a hardcover book club edition. Includes his notable "Pied Piper of Hamelin" and "Paracelsus", and many others. Arranged by Songs, Ballads, Monlogues, Lyrics, Romances, Drama and with a section dedicated to his wife Elizabeth Barrett Browning. With a brief introduction by Ben Ray Redman. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine... View more info

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The Ring and the Book, Volume 3 Only (Everyman's Library #502)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1962

Stock No.: 80279

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Volume 3 only of the 4-volume "verse novel" by Browning, which tells the story of Count Guido Franceschini's trial for murder. Includes an introduction by John Bryson and with extensive end notes. Everyman's Library #502. --- In binding style 4, full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale orange topstain. Purple jacket with Peter Rutland drawing of the murder on the cover. --- A clean, sturdy, unmarked copy but with a little dusty soilin... View more info

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The Shorter Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1934

Stock No.: 81042

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A selection of shorter poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet. Edited and with an introduction by William Clyde DeVane. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with vignette to cover, titling to spine; both in gilt. Volume housed in simple home-made kraft paper jacket. --- With a little soiling to spine, inked gift inscription to verso of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxiv, 390 pages View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1971

Stock No.: 80580

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase. Selected, edited, and introduced by C. Day Lewis and with woodcut illustrations by Peter Reddick. Indices of first lines and titles at rear of volume. --- In paper-covered boards illustrated with ancient columns and structures, and backed in brown cloth. With gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations. Slipcase covered in maroon paper. Publisher's Sandglass fl... View more info

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The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett 1845-1846. In Two Volumes (Complete)

By: BROWNING, Robert; BARRETT [BROWNING], Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1899

Stock No.: 81983

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The voluminous correspondence between the influential English poets Robert Browning (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) led to their eventual marriage in 1846. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was disinherited because her father disapproved of the marriage, an influence on the couple's move to Italy where Elizabeth remained for the remainder of her life. She had the habit of calling herself "Elizabeth Barrett Barrett". With black & white frontis tiss... View more info

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North Coast, and Other Poems

By: BUCHANAN, Robert Williams

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge and Sons: 1868

Stock No.: 73780

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Mr. Buchanan's works displayed a respect for those living a simpler life. Author's 'North Coast Poems' comprise roughly 2/3 of this volume. --- Elaborately bound in blue beveled edge cloth-covered boards with gilt and red lettering and decorations, front, rear and spine. With 53 illustrations by T.(homas) and E.(dward) Dalziel and 5 others; all of which were engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Printed on heavy papers, with all three edges in gilt. --- Volume has noticeable... View more info

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Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Memoir, Notes

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, American News Co.:

Stock No.: 72412

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Undated [c 1880] compilation of the great Scottish poet's work in an appealing edition. In decorative gilt and black blue cloth covers w/gilt edges all around. With unattributed b&w illustrations. Volume is fragile, with a detached leaf and the beginnings of a separation toward the front of the volume. Covers are worn; edges chafed; spine toned. Interior mostly clean, with prev owner's inked signature, dated 1882, on front free endpaper; more modern presentation remarks ... View more info

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Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3)

By: BYRON, George Gordon Lord

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81540

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron in a Modern Library reprint edition. With 16 cantos (the partial 17th is not included), and an introduction by Louis Kronenberger. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #24.3. --- A clean, sturdy and unmarked copy but with a ... View more info

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Don Juan: A Satiric Epic of Modern Life

By: BYRON, Lord (BYRON, George Gordon)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Stock No.: 81514

Condition: Very Good+


The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron, offered in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase with illustrations by Hugo Steiner-Prag. With an introduction by John T. Winterich. --- In full green-patterned yellow cloth-covered boards; titling on spine, and monogrammed B on cover both in gilt on black blocks; black topstain. Volume housed in black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer not present. --- A clean, bright copy lacking markings or evident damages. Slipcase wi... View more info

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Childe Harold (Canto IV), Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections

By: BYRON, Lord; VENABLE, W. H. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1911

Stock No.: 80762

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A pair of notable long-form poems by the noted English romantic poet Lord Byron (1788-1824). Includes cantos I through IV of "Childe Harold" and "Prisoner of Chillon". Also included are a handful of Byron's shorter poems and songs. An entry in publisher's "Eclectic English Classics" series. Edited and with an introduction by W. H. Venable. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with dark brown titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine. Lacks... View more info

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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

By: CARLSON, William A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Mountain to Sea Publishing Company: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80965

ISBN: 097113670X

Condition: Fine


A collection of striking black & white photos, each of which is accompanied by the author's "prose", which reads a lot like poetry. Signed "William A. Carlson" on copyright page, presumably by the author. --- In stiff wraps with representative photos on front and back covers. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.). --- A bright, newish copy.; Oblong 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); [c.60] pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits

By: CARROLL, Lewis (author); PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrations)

Price: $30.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1969

Stock No.: 76951

ISBN: 0701106050

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated Fourth Impression, 1969 of this curious work which was first published in 1953. A slim volume, in yellow paper-covered boards with silver-stamped titling on spine. With Peake's marvelous illustrations throughout, including on yellow dust jacket covers. --- A clean, bright copy but with some light foxing to textblock edges, and clipped jacket flap (above which a 10/- net 50p sticker is affixed); in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ... View more info

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Alice Cary's Poems: Ballads, Lyrics and Hymns Popular Edition

By: CARY, Alice

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Hurd & Houghton: 1872

Stock No.: 75230

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A later printing of author's poetry collection. Illustrated. In brown cloth-covered boards with blindstamped decorations on cover; titling in faded gilt on spine. Volume is relatively tight, but with a few loose pages in mid-book. Sunned/discolored spine. With edgewear and mildly bumped corners. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 333 pages View more info

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Chaucer According to William Caxton: Minor Poems and Boece, 1478

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); BOYD, Beverly (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Press, Inc.: 1978

Stock No.: 82007

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Three volumes of works by Geoffrey Chaucer were first published at William Caxton's press in 1478, and are offered here in this single volume. Per the jacket flap, Mr. Caxton was the English world's first printer. Selections edited by Beverly Boyd, who also has inscribed and signed this book on the front free endpaper thus; "July 19, 1979/For Noelle with warm regards/Beverly Boyd". With a frontis image of a leaf from Boece. Back matter includes several pages of n... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (Everyman's Library #74)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); CAWLEY, A. C. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Stock No.: 81448

ISBN: 0679409890

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, written in Middle English, which take the form of verse and are set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. Offered in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition, edited by A. C. Cawley. Includes an introduction by Derek Pearsall, bibliography, preface by the editor, and a chronology of events during Chaucer's life. Back matter includes notes on pronunciation, grammar and versification. Number 74 ... View more info

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Wine, Water and Song

By: CHESTERTON, G. K.

Price: $35.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1946

Stock No.: 76437

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated twentieth edition, 1946. An attractive, well-preserved copy of Mr. Chesterton's slim volume of his whimsical poems, first published in 1915. With illustrations by Sillince and an introduction by L. A. G. Strong. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations in ivory on cover and spine. Rough-cut fore-edges. Jacket with cover drawing. --- A very good copy, but with a bit of flaking of spine titling. Price-clipped dust jacket with a good-sized chip... View more info

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Early English Ballads (No. 96, Maynard's English Classics Series)

By: CLARK, J. Scott (introduction and notes)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill & Co.: 1892

Stock No.: 80918

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A selection of five traditional English ballads. Includes "Twa Corbies", "Robin Hood", "Sir Patrick Spens", "Chevy Chase" and "Not-Brown Mayd". Lyrics provided, but without musical notations. With introduction and explanatory notes by J. Scott Clark. Entry no. 96 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with numerous penciled notations & tear to cover; otherwise a sound copy.; 1... View more info

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Lincoln and Others

By: CLARK, Thomas Curtis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 73121

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Attractive volume of author's poems; in full maroon cloth on board covers; paste-on title block on cover & spine. Publisher's red topstain. Spine lightly toned; corners ever so slightly bumped. Interior on quality buff papers; clean and tight with one small tear at front gutter area. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages View more info

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Oeuvre Poétique (in French language)

By: CLAUDEL, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade: 1967

Stock No.: 82012

Condition: Very Good


A compact French language collection of poems by the French poet and playwright Paul Claudel (1868-1955). With an introduction by Stanislaus Fumet and chronology of the life and works of Claudel. Some of the poems are presented in English. --- In flexible brown faux leather covers with gilt-stamped spine titling on green blocks and gilt horizontal spine rules. With two sewn-in yellow satin ribbon bookmarks, text printed on very thin leaves and in clear plastic wrapper. ... View more info

The Major Poets English & American

By: Coffin, Charles M. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Co.: 1954

Stock No.: 71757

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No DJ. Compendium of best-loved poems by the most famed of British & American poets. Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, Blake, Pope, Browning, Tennyson, Whitman, Yeats, Dickinson, Housman, Hardy, etc etc. In good shape, solid and tight in full green cloth covers. Chafed at edges. Rubberstamped price, front free endpaper, otherwise interior clean and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse (with Parallel Text in English)

By: COHEN, J. M. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Penguin Books: 1960

Stock No.: 70509

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A collection of notable Spanish poetry, with parallel English-language text in plain prose. Introduced and edited by J. M. Cohen. --- Textblock is firm but with pencilings on perhaps as many as 15 pages. Portions of paper cover are missing, and cover is a little soiled. ; LK50172; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 472 pages View more info