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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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A Country Muse

By: Gale, Norman R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, David Nutt: 1893

Seller ID: 001646

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on bevelled boards. No DJ. Tiny chip out of backstrip top. Neat inscription and date in ink. Small tavern sticker. Untrimmed edges. 109 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

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Songs and Scenes from Goethe's Faust

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1884

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010247

Condition: Very Good


Intricate floral designs on green cloth, on beveled boards. All edges gilt. Grey floral endpapers. Engraved by George T. Andrew and others. The Lord and Mephistopheles make a bargain re: Faust, who makes a bargain with Mephistopheles. Not a happy ending. Approx 40 pp., with half being full-page engravings by various artists. 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

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

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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An Hour of Leisure; Poems

By: Haynes, Laura Nixon

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Exposition Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006031

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. No reference found except a self-published booklet, "When You and I Remember (1900)". This book has 96 pp. 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

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