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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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning; Second Series

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 010439


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The Jolly Beggars; A Cantata (Langham Library of Humour Number 2)

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003376

Condition: Good Plus


Original card covers in attached wraps. Second in the series, with no further titles listed (Lists to itself). Composed first in 1785, the scene is Mauchline, where Poosie Nancy had her change-house. 27 pp. with glossary, plus ad. View more info

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Songs of French Canada; Translated Into English (Canadian Treasury Series)

By: Burpee, Lawrence J. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1909

Seller ID: 005887

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey-blue softcover with colour pastedown and self-flaps. Cover soil. The editor regrets that no translations of Emile Nelligan or Pamphile le May could be found. However, a diligent search has turned up a selection of work from many contemporaries. Translations of folk songs from French Canada by William McLennan and George T. Lanigan make up most of the latter part of the book. 88 pp. View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

By: Byron

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-type Press:

Seller ID: 011204

Condition: Very Good


Original black padded leather on boards. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Gift note dated 1909. Introductory memoir by William Bell Scott, fellow poet and artist who had no use for Ruskin, but was closely aligned with Rossetti. 750 luxurious pp. View more info

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The Works of Lord Byron Including Several Poems Now First Collected Together with an Original Biography; Vol. IV (Childe Harold, Canto III and Poems)

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia/ Eastburn Turk NY ?, Moses Thomas/ Eastburn Turk & Co.: 1817

Inscription: Signed by W. Chipman

Seller ID: 011761

Condition: Good


Very early edition of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage ( 79 pp. with Notes). Sonnet on Chillon (24 pp.) Poems and Notes (64 pp.) Signed by W. Chipman, 1817, a prominent lawyer in Saint John, New Brunswick. The title page is the only illustration, and the "original biography" is not included. Spine is worn and binding is fragile. Covers are hand-soiled, grey paper boards. View more info

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This for Remembrance

By: Caldwell, Annie Irene

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 005395

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No information found on this author, but her poems mention names of places in New Brunswick. Inscribed and signed by the author in 1954. "Born Aug. 12, 1882" and "Died Aug. 6, 1956" in ink on first free endpaper. Presumably these dates refer to the author. 46 pp. View more info

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Round the Year with the Poets; A Compilation of Nature Poems

By: Capps-Oliver, Martha

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011055

Condition: Fair to Good


Faded green suede lettered in gilt on flexible card. Front cover suede is partially separated from flexible card, but both firmly attached to binding. A poem or two for each day of the year. Name blacked out on first free endpaper. 403 pp. View more info

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Poetry of the Past

By: Carleton County Association of Retired Teachers

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Carleton County Retired Teachers Association: 1988

Seller ID: 011154

Condition: Very Good


Grey soft cover decorated with birds and flowers. Lower corner tip creased. Previous owner's name. More than 130 poems selected from various Canadian readers. 181 pp. View more info

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The Poetry of Life

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MA, L.C. Page & Company: 1905

Seller ID: 009134

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Library rebinding. A series of essays on poetry and selected poets. Clean and sound. Dewey Decimal number on spine. 258 pp. View more info

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The Pipes of Pan

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Company: 1910

Edition: Definitive Edition (Second Printing)

Seller ID: 012518

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with small panel illustration, lettered in gilt cover and spine, on boards. Contains: From the Book of Myths; From the Green Book of the Bards; Songs of the Sea Children; Songs from a Northern Garden, and From the Book of Valentines. Top edges gilt. Front edges deckled. No writing or damage. Approx. 500 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Execution Poems

By: Clarke, George Elliott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Gaspereau Press: 2001

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 009814

ISBN: 1-894031-48-2

Condition: Very Good


Black paperback based on the hanging of the poet's cousins, George and Rufus Hamilton, for the murder of a Fredericton cab driver in 1949. Offers both damnation and redemption. A few photos and two newspaper clippings (the latter laid in). 45 pp. View more info

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Wayfarings

By: Clarke, George Herbert

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Windsor and Kenfield: 1901

Seller ID: 000053

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and design. Bound-in B/W plates of paintings by Guercino, Graf Harrach, H. Hofmann, and others.94 pp, several uncut. View more info

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An Edge to Life

By: Cogswell, Fred

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Purple Wednesday Society Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 011325

ISBN: 0-920492-08-8

Condition: Very Good Minus


Four poems by Fred Cogswell. 8- page stapled booklet. View more info

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For Thy Name's Sake, and Other Poems

By: Colcord, Millie

Price: $70.00 USD

Publisher: Portland, ME, Hoyt, Fogg, and Dunham: 1878

Seller ID: 011778

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on beveled boards. Five poems were completed before her illness, the balance being completed between May and the following March, the last just 10 days before her death at the age of 18 years, seven months. There are signs of watermarks throughout, but all pages are easily readable. 111 pp. View more info

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $425.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Kilbourne Tompkins: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009526

Condition: Good Minus


Blue cloth on boards, lettered and illustrated in gilt. 20 detailed monochrome drawings by the famous Scottish painter, Sir Joseph Noel Paton (1821-1901), installed as Queen's Limner in 1866 and knighted the following year. Top cover abraded along joint and corner tips worn through. All edges gilt. Bookplate carelessly removed. Previous owner's name and date in pencil (1875). NOTE: The initial "J" in the artist's name resembles a modern "F", which led me to confuse him with his second son, F. Noel Paton, who served as director of Commercial Intelligence to the Government... View more info

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Poems of Coleridge

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 012426

Condition: Near Fine


Light tan full leather on boards. Introduction by Henry Newbolt. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, Kubla Khan, and Miscellaneous Poems. 205 pp. View more info