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Poems

By: Eddy, Mary Baker

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Trustees Under the Will of M.B.Eddy: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012761

Condition: Very Good


A book of poems by the founder of Christian Science. Beige cloth with florals. 54 poems. All edges gilt. 79 pp. View more info

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Life's Little Thrills; Pictures of Then and Now

By: Elder, G. William

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Sackville, N.B., G. William Elder: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002796

Condition: Good Plus


Original beige soft cover with uncredited cover drawing of a homestead. A selection of poems by a Kings County farmer and carpenter who, in later years, became a Lay Preacher. The "pictures" are in words. No marks or serious damage, but minor cover soil and tiny snag at head of spine. Securely stapled. 64 pp. View more info

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Plum Poems

By: Feld, Ross

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Jargon Society: 1972

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 003096

Condition: Very Good


Original white softcover wth flaps. About 50 pp., although unpaginated. A variety of contemporary themes explored in non-rhymng verse. Slight cover soil. View more info

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Fitzgerald, Edward

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: London, Leopold B. Hill:

Seller ID: 013182

Condition: Very Good


Pebbled maroon leather on boards with gilt titles. Gift insciption. Some foxing and page darkening. Lovely tipped-in colour plates. A wonderful addition to any Rubaiyat collection. 64 pp. including Notes. View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami

By: Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Y. Crowell & Company:

Seller ID: 002742

Condition: Very Good


Original fawn lizard skin with blindstamped border and title in gilt on flexible card. All edges gilt. No names, marks, or damage other than minor backstrip abrasion. Ca. 1910 based on Crowell's other volumes in exotic bindings. Lovers of the Rubaiyat will be delighted with this informative little book in wonderful condition. Contents include Biographical Preface; Epilogue to Fitzgerald by Tennyson; Omar Khayyam; Rubaiyat; Notes; Rubaiyat First Edition; Note by the Editor (W. Aldis Wright); Variations between the Second, Third, and Fourth Editions; Comparative Table of Stanzas in the Four ... View more info

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Passaic, a Group of Poems Touching That River: With Other Musings

By: Flaccus (Thomas Ward, M.D.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Wiley and Putnam: 1842

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008086

Condition: Good


Original glossy white cloth on boards. Gilt spine title. Cover soil, edge and joint wear. Previous owner's name. Endpapers tanned. Interior clean, complete, and readable. Quite scarce. The author was a physician with a hobby. For a devastating review of this book, look up Edgar Allan Poe's take on it. The Great Descender is a tribute to Sam Patch, who jumped the 75-foot falls in Passaic River in 1827, and lost his life in a 125-foot jump at Genesee Falls in 1829. 292 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Keats

By: Forman, H. Buxton (Ed.)

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1914

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 010257

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Smooth green calf on dentilled boards. Five raised bands. Marbled edges and endpapers. Prize bookplate dated 27 June, 1924. School crest in gilt on cover (Schola Novi Castelli Nunquam Non Nova) and printed on bookplate. Small tear head of spine due to finger pull. Occasional, very light foxing. 491 pp. View more info

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Shaped By This Land

By: Forrestall, Tom and Nowlan, Alden

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 013047

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Edgeworn dustjacket. A productive partnership between two Maritimes men results in this earthy volume of pictured poetry. 135 pp. View more info

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Reflections

By: Foster, Harriet W.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Y. Crowell: 1895

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004051

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with gold lettering on boards. We found no information on Foster outside this book of poetry and prose. Topics are friendship and religion. Inscription in ink with date (1903) in pencil. Faint cup ring on cover. 43 pp. View more info

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A Tale of the Sea and Other Poems

By: Fraser, J. (Cousin Sandy)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Dawson Brothers: 1870

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004635

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright green cloth bordered and decorated in gold on beveled boards. Inscribed "To the editor of the Brockville Monitor with the compts. of the author. John Fraser." Illustrated by four artists of the Society of Canadian Artists. No extraneous writing and no damage. All edges gilt. 87 pp. View more info

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Canadian Poems of the Great War

By: Garvin, John W. (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1918

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011912

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards. Decoration and titles in gilt. 220 poems by 17 poets. 256 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Invitation to Poetry; An Anthology for Junior Students

By: Gill, J.L. And Newell, L.H.

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmllan Company of Canada Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002538

Condition: Very Good


Original pinwheel design on orange cloth on boards. Very clean and sound. 273 pp. View more info

The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

By: Godley, A.E. (Ed.)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, and Melbourne, Henry Frowde/Oxford University Press: 1910

Edition: Oxford Edition

Seller ID: 013189

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original dark blue padded suede on boards with gilt titles and black and gilt decoration. All edges gilt. Ribbon marker. Minor rubbing at edges and top of spine. This book was given as a school prize at King's Collegiate School in Windsor, N.S. in 1912, according to the label in the front. The school logo is also embossed in gold inside the cover on the lovely endpaper. This would make a wonderful gift for a poetry lover. 751 pp. including index of first lines. View more info

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Gedichte Von Goethe

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Berlin, G. Grote'sche Berlagsbuchhandlung: 1873

Edition: Dritte Auflage

Seller ID: 012155

Condition: Good Plus


3/4 brown calf on marbeled boards. Previous owner's name. Scuffing to spine and front edge. 524 pp. View more info

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The Deserted Village

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Barse and Hopkins:

Seller ID: 012463

Condition: Very Good


Delicate full green leather, lettered in gilt. Dedicated to Joshua Reynolds. Deckled edges. Light wear to spine. 25 pp. View more info

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Rivers Among Rocks

By: Gustafson, Ralph

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited: 1960

Edition: Limited Edition of Unstated Number

Seller ID: 012627

Condition: Very Good


Blue-and-green wave-patterned cloth on boards. Hand soil to spine. Forty-three poems arranged in three parts. Unpaginated. Jacket design by Frank Newfeld. No writing or damage. View more info

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Rhythmic Reveries Round the Year (Signed)

By: Hamilton, Margaret M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 003882

Condition: Very Good


Original pale grey card covers printed in black. 45 pp. of poetry. View more info

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Vice

By: Harryman, Carla

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Elmwood, CT, Potes and Poets Press, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 010622

ISBN: 0-937013-16-1

Condition: Very Good


White illustrated cover paperback. No writing or damage. "Language poetry'', which "grow(s) out of the rejection of the dominant model for poetic production and reception today - the so-called voice poem." - George Hartley, in Textual Politics and the Language Poets (internet). 94 pp. View more info

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Seven Great American Poets

By: Hart, Beatrice

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Silver, Burdett, & Company: 1901

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007022

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with art deco design in lighter green on boards. The work and lives of William Cullen Bryant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell. Previous owner's name. 323 pp. including index. View more info

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Selected Poems 1965-1975

By: Heaney, Seamus

Price: $225.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1980

Edition: First Published in 1980

Seller ID: 003819

ISBN: 0-571-11644-2

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Three library stamps from University of New Brunswick; cover labels and card pocket removed. Very clean, with no writing or other damage. Although his heart is still in Derry, this poet has become an international figure, especially since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. Selections from Death of a Naturalist, Door into the Dark, Wintering Out, A Northern Hoard, North, and Singing School. Scarce. 136 pp. View more info