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How Do I Love Thee:

By: Colombo, John Robert (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

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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The Aeneid of Virgil; Translated Into English Verse

By: Conington, John (Trans.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., W.J. Widdleton: 1867

Seller ID: 009218

Condition: Good Plus


Original maroon three-quarter leather.on marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Front hinge taped by previous owner, and bookplate. Most outer margins of text show ghosting of mildew, but no odour. Second free endpaper missing. Cover edges worn, still sound and easily read overall. 482 pp. View more info

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A Dream of Lilies

By: Conway, Katherine E.

Price: $25.00

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

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Melaia and Other Poems

By: Cook, Eliza

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1845

Edition: Fourth Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 007927

Condition: Very Good


Original brown leather decorated in gilt on boards. Previous owner's name. Spine joints abraded. The poet (1818-1889) was an English writer who began with poetry and blossomed into editing a weekly journal. Perhaps her best-loved poem was The Old Arm-Chair, a symbol of her affection for her mother. All edges gilt. 276 pp. View more info

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

By: Cook, Gregory M.

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: $40.00

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

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Golden Moments/ Dew of Hermon

By: Daniel, Miss Martha A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Riverside Press: 1875

Seller ID: 011213

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth on boards showing little girl with four birds in gilt. Poems and short meditations by the author. With Scripture references. 243 pp. Light wear and bent corner. View more info

The Makers of English Poetry

By: Dawson, W.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1906

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 012393

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards, bordered and decorated in gilt. Wordsworth and Tennyson are featured in seven chapters each, and Robert Browning in six. 404 pp. View more info

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They Turned Her Out in the Street and Other Poems

By: Devine, Fred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., The Saint John Globe Publishing Company Limited: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with gold lettering on boards. 28 poems on 62 pp. No information found on the poet. View more info

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Trails I've Ridden; Alberta Range Rhymes

By: Dick, Catharine Bond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calgary, J.W. Dick: 1946

Edition: First Impression

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Publisher

Seller ID: 000677

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cardboard cover (SEE SCAN) . Inscribed, "Calgary, Alberta, Oct. 23/46 to R.D. Colquette, CBC Neighbourly News Program, with complements(sic). J.W. Dick (publisher), 433-4th Ave. West, Calgary, Alberta." 63 pp. View more info

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Poems

By: Donnellly, Eleanor C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H.L. Kilner & Co.: 1892

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007637

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Felt pen note on copyright page below Connelly's name, "Relative of Honoria Conway." Donnelly (1838-1917) was a prominent Roman Catholic writer. This book has stamps of St. Joseph's Convent, West Saint John, but is clean and sound. 108 pp. View more info

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The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry (M.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 004950

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in gold on boards. The cleanest copy I've seen of this perennial favourite by one of Canada's most famous Irish emigres. Written in a French-Canadian dialect, with Introduction in French by Louis Frechette. Original owner's signature and address in ink, dated Xmas 1899, as well as the last previous one. No other writing and no damage. 137 pp. View more info