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Stars are Shining

By: Sister Rita Agnes

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1940

Seller ID: 001611

Condition: Very Good


Original bright blue cloth on boards. No DJ. " St. Vincent's Novitiate" in ink script, and "Sisters of Charity-Novitiate" stamped twice. OW clean and sound. Sister Rita Agnes was connected with the Academy of the Assumption, Wellesley Hills MA. Devotional poetry. 62 pp. View more info

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The Book of Canadian Poetry; A Critical and Historical Anthology

By: Smith, A.J.M. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage and Company Limited: 1953

Edition: Reprint of second Edition

Seller ID: 010347

Condition: Good Plus


Red-orange cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Dated to 1948, with nothing since. Some clumps of penciled notes. 487 pp. View more info

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The Bright Particulars

By: Smith, Kay

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, P.E.I., Ragweed Press: 1987

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 012977

ISBN: 0-920304-54-0

Condition: Good to Very Good


Paperback of 100 pp. Approximately 70 short poems. Interior is clean. Cover lightly spotted and creased at lower corner. View more info

The Bright Particulars: Poems Selected and New (Signed)

By: Smith, Kay

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, PEI, Ragweed Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 013152

ISBN: 0-920304-54-0

Condition: Very Good Plus


White softcover with "Female Figures" painting on cover by Saint John artist, Miller Brittain. Previous owner's name. One of five books of poetry written by one of New Brunswick's favourite poets, who lived in Saint John and taught at the Vocational School. 100 pp. View more info

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The Hill and Far Away

By: Smith, Norma E.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Assumed Self-published:

Seller ID: 003925

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue pictorial soft cover. Poetry by Norma E. Smith, apparently located in Nova Scotia. One poem said to have received the approbation of Charles G.D. Roberts, "I like this poem very much indeed." (The Road to Bedford), p. 60. 60 pp. View more info

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Seventeenth-Century English Poetry; Borzoi Anthology, Vol. I

By: Starkman, Miriam K. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 002234

Condition: Fine


Original bright red cloth on boards. The first of five volumes of the Borzoi Anthology of 17th-Century English Literature. John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Thomas Traherne, and Richard Crashaw are featured, with several selections from each. 294 pp. plus index of titles and first lines. View more info

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When We Were Young

By: Stewart, Jordan

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 2007

Seller ID: 011593

ISBN: 978-0-9782979-0

Condition: Very Good


Softcover book of poetry. 70 pp. View more info

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Two Hundred Poems for Boys and Girls

By: Strang, Herbert (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Humphrey - Milford/Oxford U. Press:

Seller ID: 003184

Condition: Very Good


Original beige decorative cloth card covers with black and gold illustration of a couple with a deer, and black lettering. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. This book belonged to Charlotte Foster, one of two daughters of the Honourable Walter Foster, Premier on New Brunswick from 1917 to 1923, and later Senator of Canada. 192 pages. View more info

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Silver Linings

By: Strong, Patience

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Miles: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005150

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover on paper boards, backed in green cloth. DJ price-clipped, with edge wear. Three tiny tears in DJ taped inside. Follows her book of the previous year, entitled Quiet Corner Reflections, in the same 58-page format with black-and-white photos. Prose-poems enlighten every page. View more info

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Select Poems of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Campbell, Longfellow

By: Sykes, Frederick Henry (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage Company, Limited: 1895

Seller ID: 008901

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Two small page tears. No writing or underlining. Approx. 30 pp. of appendix, containing works of other popular poets of the period. 360 pp. in all. View more info

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Select Poems of Tennyson with Introduction and Notes

By: Sykes, Frederick Henry (Ph. D.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co. Limited: 1894

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002675

Condition: Good Plus


Original blindstamped blue cloth on boards. Facsimile letter front. Introduction, Text of Nine Poems, Commentary, Notes to Nine Poems, plus two Appendices. Cover soil, a few faint pencil marks, and general tanning. 315 pp. View more info

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Select Poems; Goldsmith, Wordsworth, Scott, Keats, Shelley, Byron

By: Sykes, Frederick Henry (Ph. D.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The W.J. Gage Company, Ltd.: 1896

Seller ID: 005835

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue-green cloth on boards. Intended as textbook, but very lightly marked with previous owner's name. Light edgewear. 403 pp. View more info

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An Introduction to the Study of Browning

By: Symons, Arthur

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1923

Edition: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 007019

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. General characteristics, Characteristics of the poems, Appendix (Bibliography and Reprint of discarded prefaces to first editions), and Index to Poems.264 pp. View more info

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Songs of Horticulture

By: Tanhauser, Si

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Laurelton, L.I., N.Y., George Flatow: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003551

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original light blue cloth decorated and lettered in dark green on boards. Front endpaper missing. Minor wear to foot of backstrip. No writing. 46 poems on plant life on 55 pp. View more info

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Alexandra and Other Poems

By: Tayler, Rev. B. W. Rogers

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Schenectady, N.Y., Self-published: 1921

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008240

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Reverend Tayler wrote this book during his tenure as Rector of St. George's Episcopal Church, Schenectady, from 1905-1924. Inscribed to the Rev. T.G. Cracknell of Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Albany. No additonal writing and no damage. 315 pp. View more info

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Wilderness of Ladies

By: Taylor, Eleanor Ross

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, McDowell, Obolensky: 1960

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 012472

Condition: Very Good


Patterned paper on boards, backed in green cloth. Introduction by Randall Jarrell. Surprisingly lucid. 62 pp. View more info

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Idylls of the King; And Other Poems

By: Tennyson, Alfred (Tennyson Alfred)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Rodgers Company:

Seller ID: 011005

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1894). Light wear to head of spine. Handy pocket or purse size. 308 pp. View more info

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Crossing the Bar; The Gem Series

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., E.P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 002041

Condition: Good


Original white faux cloth boards with decorated green paper overlay pastedown to outer edge Gilt lettering. Front free endpaper torn at hinge, ow very good interior. Covers show edge wear and finger soil. "1909" written on front free endpaper. Colourful frontispiece of sailboat. Only one or two lines on each highly-decorated page. 16 pp. View more info

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In Memoriam; The Lover's Tale

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue Brothers:

Seller ID: 008568

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth decorated in silver on boards. Art deco ca 1910. Previous owner's name and bookplate. Text block tanned. 281 pp. View more info

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The Seasons

By: Thomson, James

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.H. Butler & Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 009493

Condition: Very Good


Brown calf in 3/4 style with marbled calf boards. With a life of the author by Patrick Murdoch. Begun in 1726 and completed by 1730, The Seasons contains elements of animal rights thinking, leading me to recall Burns' "To a Mouse." Thomson is said to be Scotland's favourite poet before Burns came along. No writing. 332 pp. Modern bookplate. Still a strikingly original book with only minor wear to leather covers. View more info