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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 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 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

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Is That You This Is Me

By: Bradbury, Elspeth

Price: $20.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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Homespun

By: Brown, Ida Ladd

Price: $25.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00 USD

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

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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

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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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North Coast and Other Poems

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1868

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011155

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth decorated in red and gold on boards. All edges gilt. Small pieces missing from head and foot of spine.. First gathering loose due to broken threads. Definitely the first edition due to "Hahon" on p. 215, corrected to "Hakon" in later printing. This Scottish poet was known for controversy with Swinburne and Rossetti as well as other Pre-Raphaelites, which reached a high point with his article, "The Fleshly School of Poetry," published ps... View more info

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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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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; With a Sketch of the Author's Life, in Three Volumes

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 010630

Condition: Good to Very Good


Brown 3/4 leather on marbled boards. 5 raised spinal bands. Marbled edges and endpages. The poems appear as arranged and edited by Robert Chambers in his Life and Works of Robert Burns, published in Edinburgh and London in 1856. The Memoir of Burns is taken from the eighth edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Frontispiece portrait. There is no writing, but all three volumes show normal surface wear to the boards as occasioned by more than 150 years of careful use. 30... 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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Hudibras, in Three Parts; Two Volume Set

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $400.00 USD

Publisher: London, Vernor and Hood, et al: 1799

Seller ID: 010180

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Full brown calf on heavy boards. Bookplate of previous owner in each volume. No writing. Corner tips worn. Volume II shows gutter strain to one gathering (194-208) but still holding together well. This long satiric poem casts aspersion upon Puritans, Presbyterians, Cromwellians, Roundheads, and Parliamentarians during the English Civil War, in which they were opposed by the Cavaliers, or Royalists, of whom Butler was one. Butler is said to have had many enemies and... View more info