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POEMS 57 An Anthology of Cambridge Verse

By: Atlas, James ; (editor)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Advocate: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38526

Condition: Very Good-


Volume CII, Number 2, April 1969, of the Harvard Advocate. Poems by James Atlas, Peggy Rizza, Richard Rosen, Raches Hadas, James Etter, Robert Shaw, Thomas Stewart, et al. Introduction by Robert Fitzgerald. Clean and tight in original red glossy wrappers, faded at spine. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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NAHBION or The Bible and The Poets

By: Bailey, Samuel Wordsworth

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Cambridge, John Wilson & Son: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40337

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 698 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and a decorative in gilt on the front board. Cloth rubbed at spine ends with minor loss at base. Top edges gilt. An attractive 19th century book. OCLC: 2293873 "In these chapters are arranged passages amounting to about one fourth part of all the language of the Bible, and many of the choicest gems from about three hundred and fifty of the poets of Christendom. Those things which are most read and most valued have been marshalled, chiefly in the order of... View more info

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Svetlyi chas. Izdrannye stikhi [Shining Hour: Selected Poems]

By: Balmont [Bal'mont], Konstantin Dmitrievich ; [1867-1942]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Povolozky & cie: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40637

Condition: Very Good+


Miniatiurnaia biblioteka ; no. 2; 69 & [3, index] pages; Publisher's tan wrappers, with vivid illustration in b/w, rules in black and red and bold lettering on the covers; the spine has the printed notation "No. 2" vertically -- [this small book was from Povolozky's important series of tiny Russian books -- Miniatiurnaia biblioteka ; no. 2]. An excellent copy, with the wrappers clean and unmarked, no marks or damage to the text (one tiny lower corner is turned up, but not torn or missing). Poems written early in the period of his emigration to Europe by the great Russian poet of the ... View more info

COLORS [ First Edition Limited to 250 copies]

By: Barnett, Robert E. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42324

Condition: Fine


Autograph; 192 pages; Clean and secure in original stiff wrappers. Scattered photographic illustrations. Signed by the author "Bob" next to his name on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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BEER AND SKITTLES

By: Barrett, Diana

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The Craft Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37009

Condition: Near Fine


30 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 26605947 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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L'Art d'aimer, et Poésies Diverses

By: Bernard, Pierre-Joseph

Price: $124.95

Publisher: N.p., No Publisher Recorded: circa 1775

Seller ID: 41485

Condition: Good+


2 p.l. & 170 pages; Contemporary full calf, front cover detached but present; large portions of the original spine are now lacking. Text clean, sewing intact. This is most likely a counterfeit edition of L'Art d'aimer by the poet called "Gentil-Bernard" by Voltaire. The lines with which Voltaire awarded this designation are printed on the verso of the half title to this edition: "Les Trois Bernards." There is an engraved title without publisher's imprint or date) signed "Lud. Dreppe. Fe[cit]." This is followed by the half title with the Voltaire text on its verso, ... View more info

POEMS

By: Berryman, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Norfolk, New Directions: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41219

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Poet of the Month; Berryman's First Book. 1/1500 copies. Stapled tan card covers with light blue printed outer wrappers. Wrappers toned at spine and edges, mild offsetting to endpapers. OCLC: 500870; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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RHYMES WITH LITTLE REASON

By: Blair, Anne

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mount Vernon Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37109

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Inscribed to Armita Colt and SIGNED by the author on title page. Clean and tight in original cream wrappers printed in red. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

ANTHOLOGY OF MAGAZINE VERSE, FOR 1927, AND YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN POETRY

By: Braithwaite, William Stanley ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, B. J. Brimmer Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41195

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by Braithwaite on the half-title to Mr. and Mrs. Mather and Bill. Also a Christmas card laid-in to the Mathers and their children from Stanley (Braithwaite) dated 1935. Clean and tight in original binding of brown cloth over brown boards with title labels at spine and front board. Labels a bit rubbed. Poetry anthology including works by Countee Cullen, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes and others.; Signed by Editor; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking ... View more info

FIFINE AT THE FAIR

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41202

Condition: Very Good


171 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and bevelled boards, bordered in black. Short (1") closed tear in half title; some minor wear at spine ends and lower corners. Quite a nice example of this Browning first edition. OCLC: 339728; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THERE ARE NO TREES INSIDE THE PRISON

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Brunswick, Blackberry Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37040

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and secure in original printed wrappers, front wrapper faintly toned at top edge. OCLC: 21739212 Typed poem titled "Bravado" laid in with manuscript note at bottom -- "Pop! do you like this?" For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FLOW

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Austin, Cold Mountain: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37041

ISBN: 0915496003

Condition: Near Fine


23 pages; Clean and secure in original printed wrappers. One of a limited edition of only 700 copies. OCLC: 1386109 For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell and Oliver Goldsmith

By: Campbell, Thomas ; Oliver Goldsmith

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1860

Seller ID: 42225

Condition: Very Good


xxxv, 7-112; xv, 16-111 pages; Original owner brief inscription "For my dear daughter-in-law / Annie / 1872" otherwise clean and tight in original decorative green leather binding with impression of an elaborate urn at the center of front and rear boards and multiple gilt borders, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative devices at spine. Some minor rubbing at corners and edges of boards. Steel engraved frontispiece titled "The Pleasures of Hope" depicting a shepherd and his dog gazing into a valley with sheep; six additional full page engravings, all with tissue guar... View more info

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The Poetry Chap-Book - Spring 1944

By: Cerf, Bennett ; Blanche Stewart ; Nathaniel Thornton; Marcia Masters; Cullen Jones; Mahlon Leonard Fisher; et alus

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Gustav Davidson: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42186

Condition: Near Fine


Volume II, No. 3; 28 pages; Clean and secure in original turquoise blue wrappers printed in red. Pagination: (ii), 59-81, (3). From Cerf's preface: "Even in peacetime the casualty list among poets is shockingly high. Now, with the country in its third year of war, almost all the young writers of verse have been absorbed into the armed forces and can find, on the whole, neither the time nor the mood for lyrical flight. Those who remain hors de combat seem to want to talk to themselves in a language understood by a cult of one. ... While we wait for the voice that will sing of this war-torn... View more info

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Green Days And Blue Days

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Dublin, Maunsel and Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42343

Condition: Very Good


173 pages; Former owner's name in pencil on ffep, otherwise clean and secure in original blue buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board; cloth a bit faded at spine. Patrick Reginald Chalmers (1872–1942) was an Irish writer, who also worked as a banker. This was his first book - Green Days and Blue Days (1912). His poetry addresses topics as broadcast as war, dogs and cats, and Irish life, and hunting and fishing. He also wrote prose in a number of different areas, including field sports, deerstalking and horse racing, as well biographies of Kenneth Grahame and J. M. Barri... View more info

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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1860

Seller ID: 39321

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; 344 pages; Bound in quarter black with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Copyright Edition. Edited by Derwent and Sara Coleridge. With a biographical memoir by Ferdinand Freiligrath. OCLC: 11033145 Todd and Bowden No. 512a View more info

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Emily Dickinson

By: Dickinson, Emily ; Louis Untermeyer (introduction)

Price: $19.96

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42251

Condition: Very Good


The Pamphlet Poets Series ; 30 pages; Contents unmarked and secure in original printed wrappers. Front wrapper has small chip at outer edge. View more info

THE BOAR AND SHIBBOLETH With Other Poems

By: Doro, Edward ; Paul Landacre (illustrator); Grant Dahlstrom

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38509

Condition: Very Good+


57 pages; Clean and tight in original light green cloth binding with printed title label at spine. One of a limited editionof only 500 copies printed by The Bookman Press. OCLC: 771150768 Illustrated with wonderful wood engravings by Paul Landacre. A lovely book, cited on Page 3 of Typography, Books, and Printing by Grant Dahlstrom [ Doheny Memorial Library, 1946]. Grant Dahlstrom, born in Idaho in 1902, began working in the printing shop of Alva Scoville while still in high school. He studied with Porter Garnett at his Laboratory Press at Carnegie Tech. In 1927 Dahlstrom moved to L... View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN (5 Volumes Complete)

By: Dryden, John

Price: $224.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: 1859

Seller ID: 41614

Condition: Very Good


Complete five volume set bound in olive green half calf over marbled boards, five raised bands at spines, red leather title labels with gilt lettering, extensive decorative stamping in gilt in the five other compartments. Endpapers and all edges marbled; engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume 1. An attractive set with some rubbing at extremities, some very slight chipping at head of Volume 2 and a small bump to outer edge of rear board of Volume 1. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a characte... View more info

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POEMS OF GEORGE ELIOT

By: Eliot, George ; [ Mary Ann Evans ]

Price: $21.96

Publisher: New York, White, Stokes, and Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 42277

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


202, (1) pages; Clean and secure in original plain card wrappers in parchment paper dustjacket with titles printed in red and a purple iris flower on front cover, minor wear at top of spine. OCLC 18713253 Mary Ann Evans (1819-1880), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. This charming edition of the Poems includes: The Legend of Jubal, Stradivarius, Two Lovers, Self and Life, The Death of Moses, etc. View more info