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Fifty Years of American Poetry

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1984

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 22779

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, blue endpapers. Illustrated with wood engravings by Barry Moser. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, spine and tops of panels sunned, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD+. . Wood Engravings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 260 pp View more info

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Poems of To-Day: an Anthology.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1915

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25072

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full green cloth, white lettering and decoration on cover and spine. . Former owner's inscription on ffep, volume show mild wear including small tear in cloth binding along edge of spine. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xvi, 174, (2) pp View more info

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The House of the Titans and Other Poems

By: A.E. (Russell, George William)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1934

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22565

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Covered in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front. Deckle edge. . Clipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped and browned with a piece missing from top of spine. First several pages are lightly stained on fore-edge. Otherwise, text is unmarked, binding is square & tight. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vi, 82 pp View more info

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Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21842

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full red cloth, black lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red). . Several pages uncut, volume shows mild wear, mostly around corners and head and heel of spine. VERY GOOD.. Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. 305, (1) pp View more info

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The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual - English and Italian - Edition)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Robert Pinsky (trans)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1997

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 9907

ISBN: 0374525315

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy, pictoral wraps, white lettering on spine and cover. Signed and dated by the translator, Robert Pinsky, on the half-title. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Michael Mazur. In 1997 Robert Pinsky was named the United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, being the first (and so far only) poet to be named to three terms. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxiv), 427 pp. Signed by Translator View more info

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Yehuda Amichai: A Life of Poetry 1948-1994

By: Amichai, Yehuda; Benjamin and Barbara Harshav (trans.)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Harpercollins: 1994

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16377

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over violet boards, silver lettering on spine. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has very slight shelf-wear to the head of the spine, and has lost a bit of its glossiness. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xv, 475 pp View more info

Romantic Poets: William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe

By: Auden, W. H. (ed.); Norman Holmes Pearson (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: First Edition (?). 1

Seller ID: 17347

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, marbled endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth sewn, and with concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Illustrated with full-page full-color plates by Eugene Karlin. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xvii), 461 pp View more info

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Rogues in Porcelain: A Miscellany of Eighteenth Century Poems

By: Austen, John

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19773

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Magnificent inlaid binding by Riviere and Son, with their stamp on the front turn-in. Full green crushed morocco with a leather inlay in seven different colors of leather. Spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling and borders in the remainder, gilt ruled borders with gilt devices at each corner on covers, color illustrated endpapers which are matched in the doublures, gilt borders and devices on each turn-in, a.e.g. Illustrated with bright color plates, as well as numerous head and tail-pieces in full color by John Austen, after the... View more info

Essays and Ancient Fables of Francis Bacon

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black: 1932

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 27393

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown limp leather, spine in six compartments separated by blind-stamped borders, gilt lettering on red labels on cover and spine, t.e.g., brown endpapers. . Spine and covers moderately worn, label on spine faded, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Companion Classics Series. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. x, 310 pp View more info

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The Shield of Perseus The Vision and Imagination of Howard Nemerov

By: Bartholomay, Julia A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University of Florida Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18395

ISBN: 0813003172

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 168 pp View more info

Beeton's Great Book of Poetry: From Caedmon and King Alfred's Boethius to Browning and Tennyson. Containing nearly Two Thousand of the Best Pieces in the English Language; with Sketches of the History of the Poetry of Our Country, and Biographical Notices of Five Hundred of the Poets (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Beeton, Samuel Orchart (ed)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1871

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24820

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Half leather over marbled boards, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooled borders on covers, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Samuel Orchart Beeton (1830-1877) was an English publisher, best known as the husband of Mrs Beeton (Isabella Mary Mayson) and publisher of "Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management." Beeton was the first British publisher of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852, securing the rights from the then-unknown Harriet Beecher Stowe. He launched "The Englishwoman's Domes... View more info

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A Book of Americans

By: Bene, Rosemary and Stephen Vincent

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1933

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10507

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, black lettering on spine, gilt and black lettering and medallion on cover, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color illustrations by Charles Child. . Spine lightly soiled, covers sunned and rubbed, edges browned and lightly soiled, former owner's name on fep, black mark on half-title, spine starting, several pages lightly soiled, else very good. GOOD. . B&W and color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 114, (1) pp View more info

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Western Star

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 11616

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, 181 pp View more info

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November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three

By: Berry, Wendell; Ben Shahn (Illus)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, George Braziller: 1964

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 26992

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


First, Limited Edition. Signed by both Wendell Berry and Ben Shahn. Publisher's full white cloth, black lettering on spine and cover, brown endpapers. Black cloth slipcase with lettering on paper label. Illustrated and lettered by Ben Shahn, including original tipped-in, full-color illustration by Ben Shahn. Printed at The Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut, on Italian handmade paper; and Bound by Haddon Craftsmen, Scranton, Pennsylvania. The poem "November 26, 1963" originally appeared in "The Nation." . Both the volume and the original slipcase are in virtuall... View more info

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Homage to Mistress Bradstreet

By: Berryman, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1956

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 22215

Condition: Near Fine in Poor dust jacket


Publisher's paper covered pictorial boards. With b&w illustrations by Ben Shahn. . Head and heel of spine are very slightly rubbed, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is split along the spine, has 3/4" chips at the spine ends, and the original price is crossed out in ink and a new price is written alongside. NEAR FINE/ POOR. . B&W drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 60 pp View more info

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Dr. Johnson's Waterfall and other Poems

By: Bevington, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1946

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21871

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Book is in very good condition. Yellowed endpapers but very bright interior. Poet was nominated for Pulitzer Prize. Silver lettering on Black Boards. No Jacket. First Edition . 164 pp View more info

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The Works of William Blake: Selected Poetry and Prose

By: Blake, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: 1953

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 16973

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 313 pp View more info

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Passing For Normal: Poems and Stories

By: Blinn, Lucia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, First Flight Books: 2004

Edition: 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22455

ISBN: 1887229213

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Publisher's glossy wraps. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Signed by Author View more info

Image for Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations: Edward FitzGerald's The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations: Edward FitzGerald's The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chelsea House Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13181

ISBN: 0791075834

Condition: New with no dust jacket


The volume is in perfect, pristine condition. NEW.. Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations Series. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 252 pp View more info

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Poems for the Children's Hour: Over 500 Poems by Many Famous Authors

By: Bouton, Josephine (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Platt & Munk: 1945

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27517

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, black lettering and decoration on spine, black lettering on cover, color frontispiece. Foreword by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey. Includes Index of First Lines. . Minor sheld-wear, first blank preliminary page removed, otherwise fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . Color Frontispiece. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 363 pp View more info