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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

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The Khan's Canticles

By: Kernighan, R.K.

Price: $30.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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The Hero of the Drama of Genesis; An Epic of Sacred Story

By: King, Rev. J. Harry

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nova Scotia Printing Company: 1895

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 003658

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown leather-like cloth, intricately blindstamped and decorated in black and lettered in gilt. A pristine copy, with no writing or damage. An epic in praise of Joseph, in ten cantos. 64 pp. View more info

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The New Oxford Book of Irish Verse

By: Kinsella, Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011368

ISBN: 0-19-211868-4

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Translations by the editor. Kinsella seems to contrast this book with an earlier one by MacDonagh and Robinson, which he implies was not "serious". This one certainly is, with selections from the Sixth through the Twentieth Centuries, with translations from the Irish as well as the English tongues. Index of first lines. Index of authors. 423 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Barrack Room Ballads and Other Poems

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011908

Condition: Good Plus


Green leather on flexible board. Previous owner's name. Edge and corner wear. Includes Barrack Room Ballads, Departmental Ditties, and 36 additional Verses. Introduction by Nathan Haskell Dole. 253 pp. View more info

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Centennial Tales and Selected Poems

By: Kirkconnell, Watson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Acadia University: 1965

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004552

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ edge-worn and strip missing from back. Many pieces from Kirkconnell and others as well. 530 pp. View more info

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Rest, Perturbed Spirit; The Haunting Story of a Canadian Poet

By: Kirkconnell, Watson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Windsor, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1974

Seller ID: 012175

Condition: Very Good


Softcover account of the life of Cecil Francis Lloyd 1884-1938. View more info

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Songs of the Submarine

By: Klaxon (John Graham Bower)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, McBride, Nast, & Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 008933

Condition: Very Good


Original purple cloth on boards. Published for the Funds of the Union Jack Club Extension stated on title page. Eleven poems on ships and battles. Foxing to endpapers. 48 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Poems and Songs from 'Gloryland'

By: Klein, Cornelis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hampstead, N.B., Self-published:

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006040

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow illustrated softcover. Inscribed and signed by the author, dated 23-09-'85. Poems with a religious theme. 50 pp. View more info

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All There Is Of Love

By: Kolber, Sandra

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1969

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009057

Condition: Very Good


Original beige paper boards. DJ has two small repaired tears at foot. The writer's second book. Mrs. Kolber had some success as a film producer. With her husband, Senator Leo Kolber, she was one of Montreal's outstanding philanthropists. Signed and inscribed to friends in Saint John. 99 pp. View more info

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Our Singing Strength; An Outline of American Poetry 1620-1930

By: Kreymborg, Alfred

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006652

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original reddish-brown cloth on boards, backed in grey cloth. DJ missing lower portion (See photo). A few pencil underlines and marginal marks. 643 pp. including index. View more info

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Poetical Works of Charles Lamb; Elegantly Illustrated

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $72.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.H. Butler: 1858

Seller ID: 001905

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering on bevelled boards. One strained gutter glued. Light general age-toning. All edges gilt. Some of the sonnet titles are in quotation marks, which one bookseller takes to be evidence that they were written by Lamb's sister, Mary, even though not credited to her. 117 pp. View more info

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Poems of New Brunswick and Other Verses

By: Lambert, Edith Whitney

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., New Brunswick Bicentennial Commission: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 009811

ISBN: 0-96-91890-0-1

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author. In three parts: Poems of Prayer and Praise, Poems of World War II, and Miscellaneous Poetry. 50 pp. View more info

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The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse

By: Larkin, Philip (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009159

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. First free endpaper removed. Library stamp on top and bottom edges. Although there was some negative reaction to this publication, there was also widespread approval of it among contemporary poets. See the Net for more.This heavy book will need extra postage. 641 pp. View more info