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An Hour of Leisure; Poems

By: Haynes, Laura Nixon

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

By: Hutchinson, Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1907

Seller ID: 010255

Condition: Very Good


Tree calf binding on dentilled boards. Five raised spine bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers show light scars of probable prize bookplate removal, since previous owner's name (in ink) appears in two other prize volumes in our possession. Front cover displays seal of Stonyhurst in gilt. Rear cover shows "Merenti Collegium Stonyhurst" in gilt. A special feature is a Chronological Table of the poet's life, showing special events, publications, and interac... View more info

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

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas

Price: $50.00

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

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

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

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

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

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The Khan's Canticles

By: Kernighan, R.K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Spectator Printing Company: 1896

Seller ID: 005601

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth in 3/4 style on boards. A columnist for the Hamilton Spectator favours the reader with a broad selection of his efforts at poetry. Laid in are two newspaper clippings which have stained the two pages of "A Bastard Popery," a politically incorrect poem in which he manages religious slurs against two different groups ! No writing and no damage. 240 pp. View more info

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The Complete Writings of William Blake; With All the Variant Readings

By: Keynes, Geoffrey (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch Press: 1957

Seller ID: 010730

Condition: Very Good


Combed pattern colored cloth backed in red cloth on boards. Mylar wrapper torn at upper front corner. A heavy and impressive book on very thin stock. Gift note. 936 pp. View more info

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Voices of Victory; Representative Poetry of Canada in Wartime

By: King, Amabel (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009498

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ shows damage to upper corners. 766 entries were received for this poetry contest from across Canada. It was sponsored by IODE. "Compliments of the Seven Seas Chapter, IODE" on first free endpaper. 94 pp. View more info