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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

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Poems, 1965-1975; Death of a Naturalist, Door Into the Dark, Wintering Out, North

By: Heaney, Seamus

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux: 1980

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009588

Condition: Good Plus


Green paper boards. Library stamps top and bottom edges and copyright page. Card pocket removed. Minor wear to head and foot of spine. Label removal scar on front cover.No writing. Text clean and unmarked. 228 pp. View more info

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Warblings of the Wildwood

By: Heffernan, W.E.

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Springhill, N.S., Jones Publishing Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 009755

Condition: Very Good


Bright red cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Lower cover corners faded. No writing. Cover title: Nova Scotia; Heffernan's Poems. Two poems by a friend, T.H. Bird. 218 pp. View more info

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Songs and Ballads of Greater Britain

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

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London and Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited: 1913

Seller ID: 011914

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Previous owner's name. 359 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

By: Hill, Rev. W.A.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1857

Seller ID: 004493

Condition: Good Minus


Original brown blindstamped cloth on boards. Edge and corner wear. Last free endpaper missing, and previous leaf punctured. With notes and a biographical sketch. 427 pp. View more info

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1000 Years of Irish Poetry; The Gaelic and Anglo-Irish Poets from Pagan Times to the Present

By: Hoagland, Kathleen (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 011374

ISBN: 1-56852-235-5

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. First copyrighted in 1947. 768 pp. plus index of poets and index of poems. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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In the Day of Battle; Poems of the Great War

By: Holman, Carrie Ellen (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012464

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper boards backed in brown cloth. Pastedown titles on cover and spine. Previous owner's name. Clean and sound. 166 pp. View more info

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The Fortune Teller; Poems By John Holmes

By: Holmes, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007989

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown boards. DJ nicked at top corner. First free endpaper excised of name at top. Signed by the author on first free endpaper. Mr. Holmes - poet, teacher, and critic - was Professor of English at Tufts University from 1934 on. 113 pp. plus biography. View more info

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The Magdalene and Other Poems

By: Hughes, W.G.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hicksville, N.Y., Exposition Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005951

ISBN: 0-682-49229-9

Condition: Very Good


Original salmon cloth on boards. Inked date. New Brunswick poet. 237 pp. View more info

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The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir

By: Hugo, Richard

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., W.W. Norton and Company, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008753

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback. "For George MacBeth and for his kindness in 1968. Warm regards always, Dick Hugo"(Signed) on first free endpaper. There are 51 poems arranged under the following headings: Montana with Friends, Touring, Touring with Friends, and Montana. Hugo, born Richard Hogan, in Washington, served as a bombardier during WW II, after which he moved to Montana. He died of leukemia in 1982. 79 pp. View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels; Second Series, Volume II

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1855

Edition: Second Series, Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 012067

Condition: Very Good


Red 3/4 leather on combed boards. Vol. II only. Combed edges. 288 pp. 21 stories, from The Black Mousquetaire to The Lay of St. Medard. 288 pp. View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

By: Jerrold, Walter (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1920

Edition: Oxford Edition

Seller ID: 007688

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. Chronological Table, Odes and Addresses to Great People, Whims and Oddities, The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies, Comic Melodies, Verses from Tylney Hall, Laughter from Year to Year, Poems from Up the Rhine, Whimsicalities, Miscellaneous Uncollected Poems, Juvenilia, Appendix, Notes, Index of First Lines. 773 pp. View more info

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Flint and Feather; The Complete Poems

By: Johnson, E. Pauline

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002802

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Dark specks spattered across head of DJ. Scrawled inscription, otherwise clean and sound. 170 pp. View more info

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Canadian Born

By: Johnson, E. Pauline (Tekahionwake)

Price: $175.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, George N. Morang & Co., Limited: 1903

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010334

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Cover and spine titles in gilt. Frontispiece portrait with machine signature below. Underneath is written in ink, "E. Pauline Johnson died in Vancouver on Friday March 7 - 1913." Canadian Born is her second gathering of poems to be published. Gift note on first free endpaper. White spots on cover (See photo). 67 pp. View more info

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The Great Hunger

By: Kavanagh, Patrick

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Shannon, Ireland, Irish University Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint of 1942 Edition

Seller ID: 011305

ISBN: 0-7165-1396-X

Condition: Very Good


Grey boards backed in cream cloth. Five small edge tears to jacket. Previous owner's name. 33 pp. Kavanagh worked on the family farm until the age of 27, so he knew his way around the barn. The Great Hunger is his best-known work. In a 2000 survey of favorite poets, Kavanagh placed second only to Yeats, but ahead of Burns. View more info