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An Anthology of English Poetry for Schools

By: Alexander, W.J. (Ph.D.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp-Clark Company: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008159

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and notes on endpapers. Three marginal ink notes with underlining in text. "English" in the title refers to the language rather than location, since three of the Fireside Poets, Longfellow, Bryant, and Lowell are included. 201 pp. View more info

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Early Sonnets; Juvenilia and English Idylls

By: Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Price: $30.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 011003

Condition: Good Plus


Floral design on paper boards backed in white cloth decorated in gilt. Previous owner's name anddate (1905). No writing or damage except that corner tips show wear. 289 pp. View more info

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Still Sailing On

By: Amos, Helen Middleton

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Compu-Assist Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 009816

Condition: Very Good


Yellow softcover of 37 pp. Variety of subjects in pensive mood. Inscribed to Leola P. Ward and signed by the author, a native of Saint John, N.B. Several clippings laid in. View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil, with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, a Metrical Clavis, and an Historical, Geographical, and Mythological Index

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1860

Seller ID: 011436

Condition: Fair to Good


Red 3/4 leather on brown marbled cloth, on boards (Badly worn). The Aeneid, in Latin, extends from Pp. 1-283. Notes, in English, cover Pp. 287-880. Pp. 881-942 include a Metrical Index and Index of Proper Names. 942 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. Rough, but holding together. View more info

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Orlando Furioso

By: Ariosto, Ludovico

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Firenze, G. C. Sansoni: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010937

Condition: Good Plus


Full brown calf decorated in gilt on boards. Finger-pull damage to head of spine (Glued). Previous owner's name and date (Apr.'14). A romantic poem set in the time of Charlemagne's conflict with the Moors. Text in Italian. 465 pp. plus errata and index. View more info

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Meet These People (Signed)

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1928

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010677

Condition: Very Good


Bright orange cloth backed in green on boards. Signed by Arkell on DJ and "From one Arkell to another Arkell" on first free endpaper, with "London, England, and Thursday, July 9, 1931" in both places. Dedicated to Jack Hobbs. Caricatures and poems related to prominent persons of the day. Back of DJ lists reviews from eight papers. DJ worn at corners and edges, but still intact overall. 151 pp. View more info

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Poems

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, W.P. Nimmo, Hay and Mitchell: 1911

Seller ID: 012073

Condition: Very Good


Green suede fading to brown along spine. Colored endpapers by J. Blair. Previous owner's faint name stamp. Color frontispiece. 120 pp. View more info

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Selected Poems of Lord Byron

By: Arnold, Matthew (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 011004

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Wraparound cover in green cloth on boards, showing pine cones. Biographical sketch by Nathan Haskell Dole. Preface by Matthew Arnold. The poems are arranged in four parts: Personal, Lyrical, and Elegiac; Descriptive and Narrative; Dramatic; and Satiric. 279 pp. View more info

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Poesie Acadienne contemporaine/Acadian Poetry Now

By: Arsenault, Guy et al

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Moncton, N.B., Editions Perce-Neige: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012333

ISBN: 2-920221-11-0

Condition: Very Good


Editor, Henri-Dominique Paratte. Current poetry by 14 Acadian writers. 233 pp. Bilingual (French-English). Signed inscription on first free endpaper. View more info

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The Orators; An English Study

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, Limited: 1934

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011339

Condition: Good Minus


Black cloth on boards. Three tiny worm holes in inner margin of cover and first 20 pp. Book I, The Initiates. Address for a Prize Day. Argument. Statement. Letter to a Wound. Book II, Journal of an Airman. Book III, Six Odes. 111 pp. Slight odor. View more info

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April Song and Wellesley Memories

By: Bartlett, Mary Russel

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Author: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002939

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue cloth with delicate gilt lettering on boards. Laid in is a printed copy of the author's poem. "Advent", which is inscribed : "Merry Christmas ! Mary Russell Bartlett" (signed). A collection of short poems, many of which were published in Boston area or other publications previously. 111 pp. Previous owner's name in very faint pencil. View more info

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Edwin Arlington Robinson and His Manuscripts

By: Bates, Esther Willard

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Waterville, Maine, Colby College Library: 1944

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 002404

Condition: Fine


Original green paper boards with white spine. Portrait DJ foxed. Inner jacket of glassine. Inscribed and signed by author: "For Margaret Adams Clement from Esther Willard Bates 1913-1945" on front free endpaper. The author worked with Robinson from 1913-1945 as his typist. Part of his work was done at the artists' retreat, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire. 32 untrimmed pp. plus ad for Colby College monographs. View more info

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Milton's Lycidas Sonnets, Etc.

By: Bell, W.(Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1917

Seller ID: 000395

Condition: Good


Original highly decorative blind-stamped leaf/menorah motif in red cloth on boards, no DJ. Ten poems, 19 sonnets, plus Introduction, Notes, and Indes. 182 pp. plus Introduction. Cover soil and slight corner wear demotes it to Good. View more info

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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics; Book Second

By: Bell. W. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001483

Condition: Good


Original blind-stamped red cloth on boards. No DJ. Pencil underlining throughout and endpapers noted, OW clean. Previous owner's name and address. Volume II, covering the period 1616 to 1700. 313 pp. No other copies found. View more info

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Carl Sandburg; Selected Poems

By: Berman, Paul

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., American Poets Project, Library of America: 2006

Seller ID: 008519

Condition: Fine


Original blue paper on boards. Priceclipped, otherwise as new. A long introduction seems to use Whitman and other well-known writers to defend Sandburg from those upset by his reference to Chicago as "Hog Butcher for the World." 154 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

By: Blind, Mathilde (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1886

Seller ID: 008595

Condition: Very Good


Original light brown decorated cloth on boards. the Canterbury Poets. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan comprise the complete contents. 369 pp. View more info

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The Better Land; Poems By Horatius Bonar and Others

By: Bonar, Horatius

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry J. Drane:

Seller ID: 006475

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with flowers on boards. Meditations on Heaven. This form of meditations mixed with art has been called "Brights" or "Brilliants", combining outstanding colour drawings with famous writings, either poetry or prose. First free endpaper is missing, and there is a short gift note. Some strained gutters have been carefully glued to prevent separation. Circa 1895. Rev. Bonar, (1808-1889) was a prominent minister in Scotland, eventually being elected Moderator of Assembly. 32 pp. View more info

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Selected Poems 1915-1935

By: Bourinot, Arthur S.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1935

Seller ID: 012160

Condition: Very Good


Bright orange cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 42 poems and 21 sonnets. 90 pp. View more info

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Without Rhyme or Reason

By: Bowes, Blanche M.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, New Brunswick, Self-published: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005639

Condition: Good


Original beige flexible boards lettered in red and black. Book handmade and signed by the author, Blanche May Bowes, born in Saint John in 1894, and died in Petersham, MA, in 1979. Original poems and art work, with text typed from carbon. The poems are directed to various persons - Elsie (Sister who was blind, apparently); An elderly man who smoked a pipe; To Great-Grandmother's Feather Tick; My Aunt Cassandra; My sister Frank and her good spouse Joe; and Sister Glad. The last is titled Christmas Eve at Sandy Point: Holy Trinity, with illustration signed G.B. Included with the book is a ... View more info

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Prayers at a High Altar; A Book of War Poems

By: Boyle, Charles Frederick

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1942

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009757

Condition: Good to Very Good


Author's photo pastedown on beige card. Half-inch tear to cover top. Third volume from this New Brunswick poet. Inscribed, with a typed letter to another area poet, signed and laid in. Letter was typed at Queen(s) Hotel, Fredericton. One poem, A Toast, begins "I give you War - it is a goodly thing." I sense irony, yet I am not sure. 14 pp. of poems of more than passing interest. View more info