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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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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Carlton Classics)

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $25.00 USD

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 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

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 ... View more info

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