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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

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How Do I Love Thee:

By: Colombo, John Robert (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, M.G. Hurtig: 1970

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003562

ISBN: 0-88830-032-8

Condition: Very Good


Original bright orange cloth on boards. Inscription and Christmas tag. No other marks or damage. This book is the result of the editor's asking 60 Canadian poets to submit their favourite works of their own writing, with a few paragraphs to explain their preference, in 1969. The result is a remarkable introduction to both their work and their mental approaches to writing. 184 pp. View more info

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A Dream of Lilies

By: Conway, Katherine E.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Pilot Publishing Cany: 1896

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 008799

Condition: Very Good


Original tan corduroy on lightly beveled boards. Conway, 1853-1927, was a journalist in New York who moved to Boston to write for the Pilot, and become its editor eventually. This volume of her poems is dedicated to her sister, Helena. No writing or damage, but several small stamps of St. Vincent's High School Library. Poems on recto pages only, verso being blank. 64 pp. View more info

One Heart, One Way; Alden Nowlan, A Writer's Life

By: Cook, Gregory M.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., Pottersfield Press: 2003

Seller ID: 012913

ISBN: 189590059X

Condition: Very Good


Portrait cover paperback. No writing or damage. A rambling record of the life of a New Brunswick poet by one his closer friends. 367 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Vandyke-Brown Poems

By: Cook, Marc

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012024

Condition: Good


Born in Providence to a clergyman father, Cook grew up, lived, and died at 29 in Utica. His lifelong aim was to be a journalist. He published various essays, but his love was poetry. After contracting tuberculosis in 1879 he spent 17 months in the Adirondacs, to no avail. 225 pp. View more info

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Heaven of Small Moments

By: Cooper, Allan

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Broken Jaw Press: 1998

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011533

ISBN: 0-921411-79-0

Condition: Very Good


Color cover detail from "Parnassus" by Raphael. The lead singer and slide guitarist of Isaac, Blewett. and Cooper shares his first full collection of poems after a hiatus of 11 years. Laid in are brief notes and a local news clipping. 85 pp. plus catalog. No damage. View more info

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Singing the Flowers Open

By: Cooper, Allan

Price: $25.00 USD

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

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011570

ISBN: 1-894031-39-3

Condition: Very Good


White softcover book of poems by a member of the popular blues trio, Isaac, Blewett. and Cooper. 126 pp. View more info

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The Village; With Introduction and Notes

By: Crabbe, George

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, University Tutorial Press, Ltd.: 1950

Seller ID: 010735

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No marks or damage. Introduction and Notes by Arthur Sale. Frontispiece is the title page of the 1783 first edition. 41 pp. View more info

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Sorcerers Cafe

By: Crawford, Terry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., The Athenaeum: 1971

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009815

Condition: Very Good


A variety of subjects illumine these 59 short poems. 94 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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For Freedom

By: Creed, G.L.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Dent: 1942

Edition: Second Edtion

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 000917

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Ralph Yates from an ex-S.R.C.-er and the author. George L. Creed. Nov., 1956." 60 pp. of verse by Squadron Leader Creed, with foreword by Air Marshal W.A.(Billy) Bishop. Clean and sound. View more info

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The Gospels in Our Image

By: Curzon, David (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010429

ISBN: 0-15-100161-8

Condition: Very Good


Red paper backed in black cloth on boards. An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Poetry Based on Biblical Texts. 279 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Canzoni

By: Daly, T.A.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Catholic Standard and Times Pub. Co.: 1911

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 005728

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. No writing or damage. A book of poems by a Catholic newspaperman who was heavily influenced by Italian immigrants in his native Philadelphia. Clever, light-hearted poems written in simple dialect. I got a kick out of these closing lines from "Content" : "I wouldn't be a millionaire fur seven hundred dollars!" 172 pp. View more info

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Canzoni

By: Daly, T.A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay, Publisher: 1916

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 009600

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Trio of musical instruments in gilt. 85 poems in Italian-American dialect dedicated To My Wife and Children. The author's parents established the first Catholic bookstore in Philadelphia. Two years of college bore little fruit, but after working as a grocery clerk Daly got into newspaper work, which gave him the exposure he needed to succeed. Strained gutter between 64-65 glued. Several small spots on cover. 172 pp. View more info