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Fifty Years of American Poetry Moser Engravings
1 Fifty Years of American Poetry Moser Engravings
Harry N Abrams 1984-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9˝" - 12" tall 
Anniversary Volume for the Academy of American Poets. Rust Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 260 pages. DJ is chipped and has a small stain on the back cover. Top of dj is sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.One poem each from 126 poets. Includes: Edgar Lee Masters, Ezra Pound, William Rose Benet, Archibald MacLeish, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Robert Francis, Robert Fitzgerald, Richard Wilbur, Robert Hayden, Laura Gilpin, W D Snodgrass, Alberto Rios, George Starbuck, Karen Snow and many more Wood engravings by Barry Moser. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER  (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales
2 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales
Macmillan 1909-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Good Hardcover 
Green cloth cover with gilt border and lettering. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowed. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. Deckled page edges.Opens with a biography of Edmund Spenser. Also, contains the books of the Fairy Queen and more with an index to the first lines. 
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The Diamond Cutters Poems Adrienne Cecile Rich 1955 1st [Hardcover], Adrienne Cecile Rich
3 Adrienne Cecile Rich The Diamond Cutters Poems Adrienne Cecile Rich 1955 1st [Hardcover]
Harper and Brothers 1955-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 8vo - over 7˝" - 9˝" tall 
First Edition, contains "H-E" on copyright page., Pale and Dark Blue Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 119 pages. DJ is poor with rubbing, insect holes and chipping. It also has tanning on edges. Book is very good with a small area on the back cover edge that shows some wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This book has a greeting card laid in to Punnie Denman (Zilker) from Mrs. Patrick Henry Swearingen. Both prominent families in San Antonio.Author's second book of poems written on a Guggenheim Fellowship about various subjects & life experiences. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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The Book of Earth Alfred Noyes 1925 Signed [Hardcover] by Noyes, Alfred, Alfred Noyes
4 Alfred Noyes The Book of Earth Alfred Noyes 1925 Signed [Hardcover] by Noyes, Alfred
Frederick A Stokes Co. 1925-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 8vo - over 7˝" - 9˝" tall Signed by Author
Signed by Author 1925, first edition, green Cloth Hardcover with Dustjacket, 328 pages 8 1/4" tall. DJ is poor, torn, price clipped and stained. Name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Extended poetic opus on the advancement of science as exemplified by its personalities by the once, immensely popular traditionalist poet. Second in the trilogy, "The Torchbearers" which tells of the mighty pioneers of science who caught the fire of learning one from the other, bearing it down through the ages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Leisure moments of a traveling man,, Allstorm, Oliver
5 Allstorm, Oliver Leisure moments of a traveling man,
J.T. Duncan Pub. Co 1911-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Acceptable Hardcover Signed by Author
Signed and inscribed on first endpaper. "To my friend, William Moeller with -- regards from Oliver Allstorm, March 1912." Laid in newspaper poem of "My Neighbor's Son." Also clipping about William Moeller visiting New York. Cover is rubbed stained and has some cloth deterioration. Back cover has been wet so cloth is ruined. Corners rubbed to board. Water stain along page edges but overall pages in good condition Hinges cracked and binding is loose. Allstorm is know for his outspoken poetry. Some of the contents include: The Way They Laugh in Texas, The Bull Fight, Just a Mosquito, The Ranchman and the Stranger, and The Rich Man's Dream. Includes approx. 45 poems. Know for writing, along with Mayor Ben Campbell, "Houston Municipal Song." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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This is My Beloved, Poems, Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator]
6 Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator] This is My Beloved, Poems
Alfred A. Knopf Publishers 1945-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Acceptable Hardcover 
Tenth printing, Dust jacket is torn, faded, chipped and rubbed. Book has some fading on spine and edges. Small stains in the same area. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Born in Austria of Russian parents, he has lived most of his years in the U.S. This remarkable diary in verse of love and passion is his first book. Written when he was in the U.S. Army. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Edward Fitzgerald
7 Edward Fitzgerald The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Dodge Publishing 1914-01-01 2nd Edition Thus Leather Bound Collectible: Very Good Leather Bound Adelaide Hansom 
Text within decorative floral borders. With 8 tipped-in color plates. Illustrator Adelaide Hanscom Leeson (1876-1932). Soft flexible suede leather with gilt embossed title on cover. Edges chipping, mainly on back cover. Paper that backs the leather is chipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Verse translated into English by Edward Fitzgerald with illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom. Popular edition. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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Heart Singly Vowed, Everett A. Gillis
8 Everett A. Gillis Heart Singly Vowed
Nortex Press 1980-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Signed and inscribed to, "To Bryan and Eunice with affectionate regards, Everett" Also, Signed Everett A. Gillis Dec. 15, 1980. Dust jacket is price clipped, lightly tanned on edges and light chips at spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The sonnets in this volume were written prior to and during WWII to his first wife, Lizzie Mae Gillis. The book is divided into four divisions, The One True Face, This Love, Parting and Exile and Love's Blessed Harbor. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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German Poems and Songs Lieder Oxford Series 1929 [Hardcover], Frederick W Lieder
9 Frederick W Lieder German Poems and Songs Lieder Oxford Series 1929 [Hardcover]
Oxford University Press 1929-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 12mo 
Blue Cloth Hardcover, 292 pages plus index, 7 1/4 tall, Very Good. Cover has slight rubbing and edgewear. Name on front board. Extensive pencil notes on first part of book. Book askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Preface is in English; poems and song lyrics are in German.Songs and poems Goethe, Heine, Schiller, Volkslieder, Uhland, others. vocabulary in back of book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Singing Sword : A Poem [Hardcover] by Groom, G. Laurence, G. Laurence Groom
10 G. Laurence Groom The Singing Sword : A Poem [Hardcover] by Groom, G. Laurence
Harper & Brothers 1929-01-01 First American Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 8vo - over 7Âľ" - 9Âľ" tall Clinton Balmer 
First American Edition. Green spine with paper covered boards, 73 pages, 9" tall, Tanning of edges of cover and small stain. Wear to corners. Tanning on page edges and a couple of pencil marks. Book plate on front endpaper with previous owner's name on it. Mark out on endpaper and name with 1933. Overall Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Foreword by Richard Le Gallienne. Drawings by Clinton Balmer. Includes: The book of Alys, Jean, Queen Blanche, Michel, Interlude, Book of Jean and Alys and Envoi. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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After the Fire, Jance, J. A.
11 Jance, J. A. After the Fire
University of Arizona Libraries 2004-07-01 1931583048 / 9781931583046 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition with full number line That fire can cleanse as well as destroy is no mystery to J. A. Jance. Before she found fame as a best-selling mystery author, Judith Jance wrestled with the personal anguish of being married to an alcoholic. For years she composed poetry in secret and kept it locked away. Finally it was published as After the Fire in 1984, the year before her debut novel. After the Fire chronicled the death of a relationship as Jance's marriage to her first husband gradually collapsed under the weight of his addiction—aided and abetted by her own unwitting denial and co-dependence—while she struggled to find herself. I will not be the price of your redemption, she wrote then. I will not pay my life to ransom yours. Now this deeply personal work is available in a new annotated edition. In it, Jance offers unblinking insights into where she was and what was happening when each of these searing poems was written—remaking After the Fire as more than a collection of poetry. Now it is a portrait of addiction and the insidious ways in which it destroys relationships. As Jance now observes while reflecting on these poems, I could remember that spring morning sitting at the Formica table in my Phoenix kitchen and writing 'The Collector' while bags of unpacked groceries waited on the table beside me. I recalled everything about that long, long New Year's Eve vigil at my dying former husband's bedside. I felt once again the velvet smoothness of 'Fog' as I walked through a Seattle September morning on my way to a new life. . . . My life is far richer because of this book. My hope is that others will find answers here as well—answers and their own share of strength and courage. A work of crushing defeat and ultimate triumph, After the Fire relates an emotional journey that will be readily recognizable to anyone who has seen love destroyed and then found the strength to go on. It will inspire others who are struggling with similar issues as it allows fans of Jance's mysteries to better know the mind—and heart—of a favorite author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Rahab and other poems, John Wolfe
12 John Wolfe Rahab and other poems
Nortex Press 1978 0890152128 / 9780890152126 First Edition Hardcover Signed by author on fep with ins Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7Ă‚Âľ" - 9Ă‚Âľ" tall Signed by Author

Price: 55.00 USD
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Good Friday and Other Poems Masefield, Masefield, John
13 Masefield, John Good Friday and Other Poems Masefield
The Macmillan Co. 1916 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 
1916, First American Edition, Maroon cloth Hardcover, 131 pages, plus ads, Name and Dec 1916 date on endpaper. Very Good. Cover has light rubbing and is slightly askew. Pages tanning on edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Dramatic poem set in play form. Also includes sonnets that appeared serially in the Atlantic Monthly and Haper's Monthly. 
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Huntsman, what quarry?, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
14 Millay, Edna St. Vincent Huntsman, what quarry?
Haarper & Brothers 1939-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Acceptable Hardcover 
Stated First Edition. Blue with Black Cloth Spine and corners, Hardcover with Pastedown label, 94 pages, 8 1/4" tall. Good/Poor. Bottom front corner bent and has water stain that goes through to the first couple of pages.Corners bumped. DJ is rubbed, chipped, price clipped and missing smal pieces along the toe and heel of spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Millay writes about her impressions of places, young love and traditions. Included are a string of emotional poems of her feelings against the brutalities of Fascist Spain, Nazi Germany, and imperialistic Japan, and Czechoslovakia. Including her views on other European countries during this tumultuous period. And a tribute to her friend and poet, Elinor Wylie, who had passed away. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Bingen on the Rhine, Norton, Caroline E. S.
15 Norton, Caroline E. S. Bingen on the Rhine
Porter & Coates 1883-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Acceptable Hardcover 
First edition. Paper covered boards are rubbed, worn and stained. Gilt page edges. Binding is loose with cracked hinges. A few fingerprints but pages are clean. Each thick, cream-colored page is illustrated with an engraved plate and accompanied by a running verse, the theme of which is a dying soldier's last words to his comrade. "A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers; there was lack of woman's nursing, there was dearth of woman's tears; but a comrade stood beside him, while his life-blood ebb'd away, and bent, with pitying glances to hear what he might say. The dying soldier falter'd as he took that comrade's hand. And he said, 'I never more shall see my own, my native land.' " An exquisitely crafted and composed slim volume of verse. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Some Aspects of Modern Poetry Alfred Noyes 1924 1st Ed, Noyes, Alfred
16 Noyes, Alfred Some Aspects of Modern Poetry Alfred Noyes 1924 1st Ed
Frederick A Stokes Co. 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7½" - 9½" tall 
1924, first edition, Green Cloth Hardcover, 349 pages. Very Good. Slight gold rubbing on cover. Endpapers partially tanned. Spine darkened.Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Essays on Shakespeare, Swinburne, Henley. Stevenson, Alice Meynell, Emerson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Poetry of Robert Frost:  all eleven of his books, complete., Robert Frost; Edward Connery Lathem [Editor]
17 Robert Frost; Edward Connery Lathem [Editor] The Poetry of Robert Frost: all eleven of his books, complete.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1967-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Good Hardcover 
Stated First edition. Dust jacket has rubbing, chipping and yellowing on the edges. Small stains on outside page edges. Pages lightly yellowed. Comes in protective mylar cover.Brings together the full contents of all eleven of Frost's individual books of verse, from 'A Boy's Will' through 'In the Clearing'. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Selected Stories Rudyard Kipling Macfarlane Illus 1929 [Hardcover], Rudyard Kipling
18 Rudyard Kipling Selected Stories Rudyard Kipling Macfarlane Illus 1929 [Hardcover]
Macmillan and Co. 1929-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
First Edition. Red Cloth Hardcover, 208 pages, 7 1/4" tall,Very Good. Lightly worn corners. Toe of spine worn. Inside clean and binding is tight. Frontispiece and seven other illustrations by J MacFarlane - A selection of stories and poetry including from "The Jungle Book", "The Day"s Work", "Wee Willie Winkie", "Many Inventions", "Life"s Handicap", "Plain Tales from the Hills", "The Seven Seas", "Depatmental Ditties" and "Barrack-room Ballads". Covers (red cloth, with black design on front board depicting man carrying load on head, accompanied by two wolves and bordered by two elephant heads and gilt title and design to spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The poetry of Robert Browning [Hardcover] by BROOKE, Stopford A., Stopford A. BROOKE
19 Stopford A. BROOKE The poetry of Robert Browning [Hardcover] by BROOKE, Stopford A.
Isbister & Co. 1902-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Missing Hardcover 
Hardcover, 447 pages. Water stains on front and back cover as well as spine. Edge and corner wear. Toe and heel of spine are worn and frayed. Hinges cracked. Name on front endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Early 20th century biography of Browning which includes a chapter on Browning and Tennyson of whom the author has also written a biographical study. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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These Times Louis Untermeyer 1917 First Edition, Untermeyer, Louis
20 Untermeyer, Louis These Times Louis Untermeyer 1917 First Edition
Henry Holt & Co. 1917 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 
First Edition. Green Cloth Hardcover, 205 pages, Very Good. Name on endpaper. Page edges are very rough. Some pages were not cut so they were torn. Light foxing on endpapers.Front hinge cracked. Corners bent. Spine is split at top from pulling. Tanning on spine and outer edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Dedicated to Robert Frost. 001180Contents include: The Wave, Thirteen Portraits, Havens, Dick, Battle Cries, Youth Moralizes, Two Rebels, Reveille. 
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