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Poet's Progress; The Development of Alden Nowlan's Poetry

By: Oliver, Michael Brian

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredricton, N.B., Fiddlehead Poetry Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012865

ISBN: 0920110193

Condition: Very Good


White softcover book of 46 pp. Most of the early poems communicate from unlikely places. Thus he sought an audience outside his surroundings. View more info

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The Collected Poems of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts; A Critical Edition

By: Pacey, Desmond (Ed.)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Wombat Press: 1985

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006851

ISBN: 0969082835

Condition: Fine


Original grey tweedy cloth backed in green cloth on boards. Faultless. Assistant editor, Graham Adams. Eight-and-a-half pages of titles, the poems, notes, index of first lines, index of titles, sources, and bibliography. 672 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Songs and Sonnets By William Shakespeare

By: Palgrave, F. T. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 012508

Condition: Good


Red leather lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edges gilt. Gift note. Patterned endpapers. Light wear to head and foot of spine. 271 pp. with index. View more info

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New Brunswick, and Other Poems

By: Palmer, David

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1869

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010904

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name (Maude Palmer) and date (Easter Sunday, April 14th/95). David Palmer (1789-1866) farmed the 1000 acres left to him by his father, Daniel Palmer, and mother, Sarah (Whittemore) Palmer (1758-1829) who had emigrated from Massachusetts to Grand Lake in 1786 and settled at Douglas Harbour. The book is a gathering of the most innocent expressions of Christian love toward family and friends I have seen, following the featured longer poem titled, New Brunswick. Faded spine and ding to edge of rear cover. A gummed bookmark was left in place too long, and ha... View more info

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Men Who March Away; Poems of the First World War

By: Parsons, I. M. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010965

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Tiny nick in DJ at top of rear fold. Gift note. No other writing. I found this book to be stimulating both intellectually and emotionally. It gave me keys to analyzing the writing as well as support for pursuing peace by avoiding war. 192 pp. View more info

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Poemas of the Caribbean Sun

By: Patrong, Jude

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, Prof. Clement Imbert, Univ. Of West Indies: 2007

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011619

ISBN: 978-976-82`11-1

Condition: Very Good


White, stapled softcover. 19 brief poems by this native of Trinidad. 51 pp. with glossary. View more info

The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems

By: Petrarch

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co., Publishers:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013191

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original dark blue cloth over boards with titles and stunning Art Nouveau floral decoration in gilt and black. All edges gilt. Spine somewhat darkened, but cover is still bright. Top and bottom of spine worn. All pages have red line borders. Drawings (page decorations) of Greek people's heads on front and back pages. 349 pp. View more info

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Favorite Poems of James Whitcomb Riley

By: Phelps, William Lyon (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Triangle Books: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008157

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Text tanned, but easily readable. 267 pp. View more info

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Little Songs; A Book of Poems

By: Pickthall, M.L.C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1925

Seller ID: 008597

Condition: Very Good


Original light green patterned paper boards. Born in England, the poet moved to Canada with her family about 1890, and subsequently she returned to Chalke Cottage, where she stayed only until 1920, when she returned to Toronto. Relocating to the West Coast, she died of an embolism in a Vancouver hospital in 1922 at the age of 38 years. Previous owner's name. Chipping along head of DJ. 87 pp. View more info

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The Wood Carver's Wife and Later Poems

By: Pickthall, M.L.C.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1922

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012641

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Paper labels on front and spine. 34 poems. 105 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Pope, Alexander

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.:

Seller ID: 008651

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original colour-illustrated grey cloth on boards Originally written in 1716. First free endpaper missing. 607 pp. View more info

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Essay on Man

By: Pope, Alexander

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, Macmillan/Clarendon Press: 1875

Seller ID: 011423

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Reddish-brown softcover backed in black cloth. Edited by Mark Pattison. Previous owner's name. A response, in the form of poetry, to Lord Bolingbroke. 122 pp. View more info

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Legends and Lyrics

By: Procter, Adelaide A.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 011080

Condition: Good


Maroon pigskin leather on flexible board. Pp. 159-160 trimmed and re-attached. Previous owner, Miss F. MacDonald, is the same previous owner as our listings 011078 and 011079, which we bought in t he same lot. News clipping, "Six Thrones Tumbled" glued onto first free endpaper. Small tears at both ends of spine. Adelaide Procter (1825-1864) was the daughter of a poet, Bryan Waller Procter and his wife, Anne Skepper. Miss Procter worked on behalf of the homeless and downtrodden. She died of tuberculosis at the age of 38. 352 pp. View more info

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Muriel, the Foundling, and Other Original Poems

By: Ramsay, Andrew

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, A.H. Hovey & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 007896

Condition: Good


Original dark green cloth on blindstamped boards. Hinges cracked but well-attached. Other titles credited to this author are One Quiet Day, Chronicles of a Canadian Family, and The Lyre. 288 pp. plus Table of Contents. View more info

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A Life in Song

By: Raymond, George Lansing

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Putnam: 1908

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 000215

Condition: Fair


Original dark green cloth with gilt lettering, no DJ. Both hinges severely cracked but not separated. Many paste-ins and a few underlines. Might be Ex-Lib. due to inked Dewey number on Contents page. Sad condition, but not easy to find. 325 pp. plus "Press Notices" re his poetry. Born 1839, and died 1929, Raymond was known in the U.S. for his poetry and essays on aesthetics in art. Wrote The Aztec God and Other Dramas. View more info

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Spindrift (Signed)

By: Richardson, Willard

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company: 1962

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004083

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. A slim volume of 22 poems and two essays by a native of Grand Manan who relocated to Saint John, N.B. Inscribed "To Andy and Tiny with affection and sincere good wishes, Willard Richardson." He served as Maritime Provinces Correspondent for the Toronto Daily Star. Light waterstain to rear DJ. View more info

Poems from the Book of Hours

By: Rilke, Rainer Maria

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Vision Press, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 008410

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ completely split at the spine. The German Text with an English translation and introduction by Babette Deutsch. 47 pp. View more info

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Selected Verse; Simple Songs of Simple Things

By: Rive, H.M.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012069

Condition: Very Good


Green stapled card cover booklet of 37 pp. Correction of "while" changed to "wild" in second line of Signs, on p. 32. No other marks or damage. View more info

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Poems

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Silver, Burdett, And Company: 1901

Edition: "First. (No Additonal printings)

Seller ID: 010852

Condition: Good to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Cup rings to covers. New Brunswick poet perhaps better known for his animal stories. 222 pp. View more info

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The Book of Roberts; Comprising Certain Small Incidents As Recalled By One of Them and Here Set Down for the First Time ; With a Foreword By Basil King, an Intimate of Their Haunts

By: Roberts, Lloyd

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1923

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006359

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Eldest son of Charles G.D. Roberts, this writer is known chiefly as a poet. This volume includes only a little poetry, the majority of it being prose commetary on a number of family-related matters. Basil King was a friend and fellow writer. 147 pp. View more info