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A Little Book of English Lyrics

By: Various Poets

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1919

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007605

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Hundreds of verses, with Index of First Lines and Index of Writers. 458 pp. View more info

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The Maritimer and Other Poems

By: Veazey, Emma

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Carillon Poetry Chap-Books/ Crucible Press: 1941

Seller ID: 011782

Condition: Very Good


Brown softcover booklet of 24 pp. Titles of the poems are: The Maritimer; The Little Boats Go By; Sea Valour; St. Croix Island, 1940; Unto Us a Child is Born; Sunset Followed by Moonrise on the Waweg; In the Cool of the Evening; Rain after Drought; Easter; Our Fathers' Wells; The Little Friendly Lights of Home; Evening Grosbeaks; With Torch Alight; Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh; Gethsemane; In the Garden; Tim; Answer, Judge !; Canada to England; A Moonlight Night in Cana... View more info

Middle East Anthology of Prose and Verse

By: Waller, John/ deMauny, Erik (Eds.)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Lindsay Drummond: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012218

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. DJ chipped and torn along head. A gathering of talents long known and others recently met. 170 pp. View more info

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Surf and Wave; The Sea As Sung by the Poets

By: Ward, Anna L. (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1883

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009680

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Light salmon illustrated cloth on boards. Hundreds of poems related to the sea. 407 pp. Previous owner's name and light wear to head and foot of spine. Many illustrations. View more info

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Songs of Cy Warman

By: Warman, Cy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McLeod & Allen: 1911

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011951

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards, lettered and decorated with lyre and olive branch design in gilt. Previous owner's name in light pencil. Warman (1859-1915) became known as "The Poet of the Rockies". Following a common school education in Illinois, he farmed until failing as a wheat broker. He went to Denver, where he was involved in the silver boom, became acquainted with steam railroading, and finally, became an editor. His second wife is credited with inspiring him to w... View more info

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For You and Me

By: Waterman, Nixon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Davis and Bond: 1913

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002886

Condition: Very Good


Original paper boards with subtle, shaded colouring in orange, brown, and gilt (Look carefully; it's not grimy). 26 straightforward, positive, uncomplicated poems of inspiration. I recently discovered one of Waterman's poems on the internet, and have a copy of it hanging beside my desk. Previous owner's inscription dated 1920. 30 pp. View more info

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The Master Speaks (Through Even Me); Inspirational Poems

By: Watling, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1984

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003750

Condition: Very Good


Original blue card covers lettered in yellow. Inspirational poems with scriptural references from the Good News Version. Internet refers to Palmer Heights Baptist Church, Springfield, Mo. 39 pp. View more info

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Tennyson's Geraint and Enid and Other Poems

By: Wetherell, J. E. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, W. J. Gage & Company: 1891

Seller ID: 005852

Condition: Fair to Good


Original dark blue cloth on embossed boards. Tennyson's life. Geraint and Enid, The May Queen, New Year's Eve, Conclusion, Locksley Hall, Locksley Hall Sixty Years After, Ulysses, St. Agnes' Eve, Sir Galahad, The Revenge, In the Children's Hospital, You Ask Me Why Tho' Ill at Ease, Of Old Sat Freedom on the Heights, Love Thou Thy Land, Notes on all. Hinges cracked. Foxing freckles on endpapers. No writing. 181 pp. View more info

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Trees; A Collection of Poems

By: White, Lois Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1984

Seller ID: 004177

Condition: Very Good


Original green card covers, stapled. Inscribed and signed by author. 61 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co.:

Seller ID: 004491

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth lavishly decorated in gold on bevelled boards. Both hinges cracked and fragile. Floral endpapers. All edges gilt. 452 pp. View more info

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The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1893

Seller ID: 010441

Condition: Very Good


Green coarse-grained leather on flexible boards. No writing. Luxurious feel. Spine faded and lightly worn. 335 pp. View more info

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Ballads of New England

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston and London, Fields, Osgood and Co.: 1870

Seller ID: 011916

Condition: Good


Brown embossed leather front and back on beveled boards. One-and-a-half inches missing from head of spine. All edges gilt. Combed endpapers. Illustrations by Harry Fenn. Ten poems on 92 pp. View more info

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The Veteran and Other Poems

By: Wigle, Rev. Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1910

Seller ID: 006829

Condition: Very Good


Original violet cloth on boards. Inscribed "To Mr. and Mrs. Brown on the occasion of their marriage. Halifax, Jan. 25/17. Hamilton Wigle." Laid in is the marriage certificate for Charles Cowley Brown of Greenwich and Emma M. Davis of Sherbrooke, witnessed by Elizabeth Leitek (?) of Halifax. At time of publication Reverend Wigle was pastor of Zion Methodist Church, Winnipeg. 88 pp. View more info

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Three Women

By: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Gay and Bird: 1905

Edition: First English Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 012030

Condition: Good to Very Good


White cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. One poem, Three Women, on 163 pp. Last leaf uncut and torn. Binding matches Maurine, listed separately. View more info

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Maurine and Other Poems

By: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Gay and Bird: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012031

Condition: Good to Very Good


White cloth on boards. Matches the binding of Three Women, listed separately. Maurine occupies 128 pp. 175 pp. in all. Missing first free endpaper. View more info

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The Poems of Oscar Wilde; Ravenna, Poems, The Sphinx, The Ballad of Reading Gaol

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, Thomas B. Mosher: 1903

Edition: 600 Copies and the Type Distributed

Seller ID: 004046

Condition: Very Good


Original beige paper boards with title in black. Paper backstrip re-attached, but otherwise sound and clean except for normal hand soil to cover. First edition. "Six hundred copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper and the type distributed." - Quoted from rear endpaper. Distributing the type means removing type from the galleys, separating the individual letters, and replacing them in their storage trays. This is ample proof that the run ended with 600 co... View more info

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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

By: Willmott, Rev. Robert Aris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, E.H. Wells:

Seller ID: 004510

Condition: Good


Original black leather lettered in gold on flexible boards. All edges gilt. Frontispiece torn two inches at gutter. Gutter strain at pp. 160-161. 560 pp. View more info

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary and Poet's Craft Book

By: Wood, Clement (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Co., Inc.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012285

Condition: Very Good


Copyright 1936 by Blue Ribbon Books, but appears to be a reprint of recent date. Price-clipped DJ. No writing or damage to book. Poetry and Versification, Rhythm, Rhyme, Stanzas, Divisions, French Forms, Technique, Rhyme, Monosyllables and Words Accented on the Last Syllable, Penultimates, Antepenultimates. 607 pp. Clean and odor-free. View more info

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Good Fellowship

By: Woolard, Samuel Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Goldsmith-Woolard: 1909

Edition: 177th Thousand

Seller ID: 000963

Condition: Good


Original half-cloth on patterned paper boards, no DJ. Severe gutter strain at pp.32-33, repaired, OW good. Some cover edge wear. A collection of inspirational poems from popular authors. 63 pp. View more info