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

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

By: Bell. W. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

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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In Many Keys; A Book of Verse

By: Bengough, John Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1902

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005006

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth lettered in gold on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. Minor wear to head of spine. Poems Canadian, International, Miscellaneous, Personal, Memorial, and Notes. 237 pp. View more info

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Carl Sandburg; Selected Poems

By: Berman, Paul

Price: $15.00

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

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

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 ... View more info

Selected Poems 1915-1935

By: Bourinot, Arthur S.

Price: $35.00

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

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 Gla... View more info

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Prayers at a High Altar; A Book of War Poems

By: Boyle, Charles Frederick

Price: $20.00

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

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Is That You This Is Me

By: Bradbury, Elspeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Fiddlehead Poetry Books: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Author and Artist

Seller ID: 002832

ISBN: 0-86492-028-8

Condition: Very Good


Original pink trade paperback with white title on red banner. Signed by both author and artist. Laid-in are two clippings of photos of the late John Hooper, carver of the "wooden people" on display at Market Square in Saint John, New Brunswick. Each poem illustrated by line drawing. Approx. 48 pp. View more info

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The Moon on My Left

By: Brahms, Caryl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz, Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 008891

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. An attractive binding of poetry for children. Gift note in ink. Patterned endpapers. 84 pp. View more info

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No Language is Neutral

By: Brand, Dionne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1990

Seller ID: 010605

ISBN: 0-88910-395-X

Condition: Good Plus


Beige, colour illustrated paperback. 3-line gift note. "By tracing her memory and by carving her black lesbian identity to poetic language, Dionne Brand opens up for us faces and places and emotions." - back cover. 51 pp. View more info

A Christmas Carol (Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas To-night)

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: 1890

Seller ID: 006021

Condition: Fair


Original flexible card cover booklet. Cord binding now pulled out of leaves, so disbound. Still beautiful and reminiscent of Christmases past. Cloth tape added to spine. Lower cover corner tip missing. Phillips Brooks's popular poem, "Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas Tonight" accompanies the lovely colour art of the period. Can it be rebound ? Or, could the enchanting full-page drawings be framed ? 16 pp., so will go as letter mail. View more info

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Homespun

By: Brown, Ida Ladd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Francestown, NH, The Golden Quill Press: 1959

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003570

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with gilt spinning wheel, backed in red leather on boards. No damage. No writing. Approx. 90 short poems on 77 pp. View more info

Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: Browning, E.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: 1891

Seller ID: 012424

Condition: Good to Very Good


Light tan cover of stiff, hard material similar to French Ivory, lightly soiled. Laurel Wreath Series. Four full-color plates. 47 pp. Printed in Bavaria. View more info

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Last Poems, with a Memorial

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, James Miller: 1862

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011913

Condition: Good


Brown cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Light waterstain to frontispiece. 242 pp. View more info

Image for Pauline; Paracelsus; Strafford; Sordello; Pippa Passes; King Victor and King Charles

Pauline; Paracelsus; Strafford; Sordello; Pippa Passes; King Victor and King Charles

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 005277

Condition: Good Plus


Original olive green cloth on boards. Vol. I of The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning in Six Volumes. Riverside Edition. Top edges gilt. Some gutter strain, but no separation. No writing. Laid in are two announcements of regular meetings of the Browning Society in Cambridge in 1893 and 1896, as well as a Programme of the Boston Browning Society for 1900-1901. 412 pp. plus a Revised Text of Pauline consisting of 25 pp. (Revised in 1865). View more info

Image for Dramatic Lyrics; The Return of the Druses; A Blot in the 'Scutcheon; Colombe's Birthday; Dramatic Romances; A Soul's Tragedy; Luria

Dramatic Lyrics; The Return of the Druses; A Blot in the 'Scutcheon; Colombe's Birthday; Dramatic Romances; A Soul's Tragedy; Luria

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 005278

Condition: Good Plus


Original olive green cloth on boards. Vol. II of a six-volume set. Riverside Edition. Laid in are three notices of regular meetings of the Boston Browning Society in 1897 and 1900, as well as two news clippings. Top edges gilt. One half-page of pencilled notes. 404 pp. View more info

Image for Christmas-Eve and Easter Day; Men and Women; In a Balcony; Dramatis Personae; Balaustion's Adventure; Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau; Fifine at the Fair

Christmas-Eve and Easter Day; Men and Women; In a Balcony; Dramatis Personae; Balaustion's Adventure; Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau; Fifine at the Fair

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 005279

Condition: Good Plus


Original olive green cloth on boards. Vol. IV of four-volume set. Riverside Edition. Laid in is a printed notice of regular meeting of the Boston Browning Society (1899). No writing or damage. Top edges gilt. 444 pp. View more info

Image for The Agamemnon of Aeschylus; La Saisiaz; The Two Poets of Croisic; Dramatic Idyls; Jocoseria; Ferishtah's Fancies; Parleyings

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus; La Saisiaz; The Two Poets of Croisic; Dramatic Idyls; Jocoseria; Ferishtah's Fancies; Parleyings

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 005280

Condition: Good Plus


Original olive green cloth on boards. Vol. VI of a six-volume set. Riverside Edition. Top edges gilt. Laid in are two printed announcements of regular meetings of the Boston Browning Society (1893 and 1895). 395 pp. including Index of First Lines and General Index of Titles of the 6-volume set. View more info

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The Ring and the Book

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1893

Edition: Riverside Edition

Seller ID: 007537

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. We have at least four of the six-volume set of which this is Volume III. 477 pp. View more info