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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, George Starbuck, Karen Snow and many more Wood engravings by Barry Moser. 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 his outspoken poetry. Some of the contents include: The Way They Laugh in Texas, The Bull Fight, Just a Mosquito, The Ranchman... View more info

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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 of the word this was true but in reality it was quite the opposite. Each new day was to her a miracle of unexplored possibil... 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 and endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Modern and meaningful are the Selected Poems of Clementine Barker. Mis... View more info

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One Hundred and One Famous Poems

By: Cook, Roy J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Cable Company: 1926-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1902

Condition: Used: Very Good


Gift inscription on endpaper. Edge wear and rubbing. Pages yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A collection of poets and poetry. Includes: James Whitcomb Riley Edward R. Sill, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Burroughs, William Shakespeare, Lucy Larcom, William Cullen Bryant, George Gordon Byron and many more. Cameo portraits of each Poet is next to their poem. 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, Interlude, Book of Jean and Alys and Envoi. View more info

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After the Fire SIGNED

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 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, ai... 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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Sammy Kaye's Sunday Serenade Book of Poetry Volume 1 & 2

By: Kaye. Sammy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Serenade Publishing: 1942-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-1919

Condition: Used: Very Good


Brown Cloth Hardcovers, 2 volumes in slipcase. Library stamp on title page. Dust jackets are chipped, torn and missing pieces. Slipcase is rubbed, chipped and split on spine. Vol. I, 66 pages, Vol. II, 63 pages. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Sammy Kaye (1910-1987) was an American bandleader and songwriter, whose tag line, "Swing and sway with Sammy Kaye", became one of the most famous of the Big Band Era. His signature tune was "Harbor Lights". A leader of one of the so-called "Sweet" bands of the Big Band Era, he made a large number of records for the to... View more info

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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 emotional poems of her feelings against the brutalities of Fascist Spain, Nazi Germany, and imperialistic Japan, and Czechosl... View more info

The Scandal And Other Poems

By: Newton, Violette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nortex Press, Burnet, Texas: 1981-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-1910

ISBN: 089015290X

Condition: Used: Like New


No dust jacket. Red cloth hardcover. One small black dot on the front cover. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A collection of poems sponsored by the Poetry Society of Texas. The Scandal is the winner of the seventh annual Nortex Press Book Award. 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 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 ... 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 books extending from his earliest to his latest verse. View more info