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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

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1909-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1724

Condition: Collectible: Good


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. View more info

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Fifty Years of American Poetry Moser Engravings

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1984-01-01

Seller ID: 4-2-1701

Condition: Used: Very Good


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, Geo... View more info

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The Book of Earth Alfred Noyes 1925 Signed [Hardcover] by Noyes, Alfred

By: Alfred Noyes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frederick A Stokes Co.: 1925-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 216

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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Leisure moments of a traveling man,

By: Allstorm, Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.T. Duncan Pub. Co: 1911-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-3-911

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


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 h... View more info

THE LIGHT OF ASIA; OR, THE GREAT RENUNCIATION Being The Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism

By: Arnold, Edwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt: 1879-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1833

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Red leather cover has heavy chipping and all leather is missing from the spine and corners. Back boards are chipped and leather is starting peel off the board. Pages yellowing. Filled with pencil markings and notes. Binding is tight.In the form of a narrative poem, The Light of Asia endeavors to describe the life and time of Prince Gautama Buddha, who after attaining enlightenment became The Buddha, The Awakened One. The book presents his life, character, and philosophy,... View more info

An Emily Dickinson Year Book

By: Arnold, Helen, Ed

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hampshire Bookshop.: 1948-01-01

Seller ID: 4-2-1808

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Green cloth hardcover. Illustrator: Louise B Graves. xii + 132 pp. A couple of small stains on endpapers. Paper clip mark and stain on pages 4-5 and 18-19. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.An anthology of Emily Dickinson's writings.It has often been said of Emily Dickinson, who spent her entire fifty six years, except for occasional visits, in the village Amherst, Massachusetts, where she was born in 1830, that her life was an uneventful one. In the accepted sense... View more info

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This is My Beloved, Poems

By: Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1517

Condition: Used: Good


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. View more info

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The Selected Poems of Clementine Barker SIGNED

By: Clementine Barker

Price: $500.00

Publisher: The Naylor Company: 1940-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1817

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition. Inscribed and signed by author, "To the Raymond Samples with all good wishes for a happy, prosperous 1941 from The R Wm Archers who encouraged and assisted the author in the production of this Book, Sincerely Clementine Barker Dec. 24, 1940." Dust jacket is rubbed, heavily chipped, missing pieces and stained. small cigarette burn on front of dust jacket and book cover. Dust jacket front detached at spine from the other part. Yellowing on inside front board... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Edward Fitzgerald

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Dodge Publishing: 1914-01-01

Edition: 2nd Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4-3-917

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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Heart Singly Vowed

By: Everett A. Gillis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Nortex Press: 1980-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-5-1503

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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German Poems and Songs Lieder Oxford Series 1929 [Hardcover]

By: Frederick W Lieder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1929-01-01

Seller ID: 344

Condition: Used: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Singing Sword : A Poem [Hardcover] by Groom, G. Laurence

By: G. Laurence Groom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1929-01-01

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 888

Condition: Used: Very Good


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, Inter... View more info

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After the Fire

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Arizona Libraries: 2004-07-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13-1-909

ISBN: 1931583048

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition with full number lineThat 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... View more info

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Rahab and other poems

By: John Wolfe

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Nortex Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b1-5-903

ISBN: 0890152128

Condition: Signed by author on fep with ins


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Good Friday and Other Poems Masefield

By: Masefield, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Co.: 1916

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001193

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Huntsman, what quarry?

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Haarper & Brothers: 1939-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-3-1402

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 ... View more info

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Bingen on the Rhine

By: Norton, Caroline E. S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1883-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-984

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


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 besid... View more info

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Some Aspects of Modern Poetry Alfred Noyes 1924 1st Ed

By: Noyes, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick A Stokes Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001244

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Poems

By: Rainer Maria Rilke; Translator Jessie Lemo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-1-1815

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Bound in publisher's original red cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in black. Pink dust jacket has a water stain near the spine, chipping and fading. Book is near fine with light yellowing on pages. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Translated by Jessie Lemont. To give the English reader as comprehensive a view of his art as possible where only his briefer poems are attempted, selections have been made successively from seven of his bo... View more info

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Tristram

By: ROBINSON, EDWIN ARLINGTON

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Literary Guild of America: 1927-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-1-1801

Condition: Collectible: Good


First Edition. Aqua cover with black spine and corners. Cover has rubbing, soiling, and some cloth deterioration on spine. Tanning on endpapers. Book askew. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Robinson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry three times in the 1920's, a record exceeded only by Robert Frost. Tristram is the third of Robinson's long Arthurian-related poems, preceded by Merlin and Lancelot. View more info