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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning; Second Series

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

By: Byron

Price: $60.00

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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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Carlton Classics)

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Long, Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 007152

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Edited by Hannaford Bennett, a prominent bookseller and publisher. DJ has small chip at head and short corner fold tear. 139 pp. View more info

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This for Remembrance

By: Caldwell, Annie Irene

Price: $35.00

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

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

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

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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Far Horizons

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012025

Condition: Good


For the true lover of sentiment, this green leather ex-library copy with previous owner's name and damage to the head of the spine will surely fill the bill. After all, it's Bliss Carman ! 85 pp. View more info

The Pipes of Pan

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $25.00

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

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

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

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

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

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 ... View more info

Poems of Coleridge

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $30.00

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