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The Legend Beautiful

By: Longfellow, H.W.

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister:

Seller ID: 001076

Condition: Very Good


Original beige celluloid-like material decorated in red and blue. No DJ. Four full-page colour plates by Arthur A. Dixon. 40 pp. Last page states "Printed in Bavaria." Minor spine and edge foxing, OW very good. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Longfellow

By: Longfellow, H.W.

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1916

Seller ID: 010256

Condition: Very Good


Tree calf binding on dentilled boards. Five raised spine bands. Marbled endpapers and edges. Front cover shows crest of Orme Boys' School, Newcastle-under-Lyme in gilt. Prize bookplate dated July, 1918. Front joint shows normal wear. Rear joint split 2 inches at top due to finger pull. 886 pp. View more info

Evangeline - A Tale of Acadie

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Yarmouth and Sydney, NS, R.H. Davis & Company, Limited: 1929

Seller ID: 013205

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original beige card covers with tan embossed "grain" and dark brown lettering and decoration. Date and inscription inside front cover. Some edgewear. Includes the classic poem as well as a synopsis of the events leading to the Acadian Expulsion in 1755. This book would make an excellent addition to an "Evangeline" collection. 113 pp., including 4-page guide to "The Evangeline Highway" (Nova Scotia Highway No. 1). View more info

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The Song of Hiawatha

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 010488

Condition: Good to Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. DJ has missing sections front and back. No writing. 300 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

By: Lowell, James Russell

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1899

Seller ID: 009942

Condition: Very Good


Red leather on flexible boards. All edges gilt. Gift note Christmas 1905. One of the cleanest books of the period that we have seen. 512 pp. with index. View more info

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Miscellaneous Verse, Readings, Recitatins, Songs and Hymns; Enlarged Edition

By: Lund, C.E.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, T.H.Best Printing Company: 1926

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 001259

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth on boards, no DJ. Severe gutter break(repaired) between pp. 46-47, ow clean and very good. Too good and too rare to discard! 126 pp. NOTE: Hymns have lyrics only. View more info

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The Traveller's Companion

By: M'Intosh, Duncan

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Liverpool, Author or Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd.: 1924

Seller ID: 005287

Condition: Good Plus


Original purple cloth on boards. The author was Chief Steward of S.S. Metagama of the Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd. The Preface indicates that these words were intended as a "source of comfort to all who may peruse them." One might wonder how effective these words were in light of the fact that this ship was in collision with the Baron Vernon on May 26, 1923, and with the Clara Camus on June 19, 1924 ! 342 pp. View more info

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The Spirit Whispers; Poetic Inspirations and Spiritual Imagery

By: MacConnell, Allan R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Darlings Island, N.B., Self-published: 2002

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 005176

ISBN: 0973046406

Condition: Very Good


Original trade paperback photo cover on grey stock. Poetry and photographs by the author. Proceeds to go to Hestia House, a shelter for women in Saint John. 68 pp. View more info

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Songs of a Shanty-Man and Other "Dialect" Poems of French-Canadian Life

By: MacCuaig, William Wilber

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Co., Limited: 1913

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006671

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gold on boards. Previous owner's name and address in pencil, with no other marks and no damage. Colour and b/w drawings. 91 pp. View more info

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Paul Marchand and Other Poems By Wilson MacDonald (Signed)

By: MacDonald, Wilson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Pine Tree Publishing Co.: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008262

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. DJ has several tears. Book is clean except for inscription and signature of author. Seven poems in French-Canadian dialect. MacDonald is said to have been more popular than Pauline Johnson or Robert Service in the 1920's. He was an excellent promoter and stage performer. He is honoured by a museum near Selkirk in Haldimand County, Ontario. 46 pp. View more info

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The Venture

By: Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1925

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001689

Condition: Very Good


Original beige boards, orange cloth spine. No DJ. Believed first edition of this little book of lightly sentimental and romantic poetry. Light cover and edge soil. 39 poems on 44 pp. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: MacNeice, Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1940

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010726

Condition: Good Plus


Blue paper boards. Price-clipped DJ. Twenty poems. View more info

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Speshal Rikwes (Signed)

By: Mandiela, Ahdri Zhina

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Sister Vision; Black Women/Women of Color Press: 1985

Edition: "First Volume" Stated

Seller ID: 010619

ISBN: 0-920813-00-3

Condition: Very Good


White paperback. Title is Jamaican translation of "Special Request". All poems are written in the same idiom. Inscribed and signed, "For all the times we seek to make changes. Forward ever. One love, Ahdri." No other writing, and no damage. 57 pp. plus glossary. View more info

Courcelette and Other Poems

By: Manning, James Harold

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 013003

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with pastedown title. Gift inscription in front. A heart-rending biographical note introduces the poetry. Manning was born and reared in Saint John, where he worked briefly in Public Works before leaving for university to study dentistry. When war broke out a year later, he entered active service, where he was injured at Vimy Ridge and invalided home. Back in the fray at Lens, he was first buried alive and then suffered the loss of his left hand, which forced him to give up dentistry. Returning to university - Acadia this time - he received his B.A. after one year. F... View more info

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Reynard the Fox; Or, the Ghost Heath Run

By: Masefield, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009909

Condition: Good Minus


Green paper boards backed in green cloth. A few marginal notes in ink. Edges and endpapers foxed, but all text easily readable. 166 pp. View more info

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Popular Studies of Nineteenth Century Poets

By: Mather, J. Marshall

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 004932

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark green cloth decorated in silver and black on boards. Fabric bookmark. Previous owner's name. No other writing and no damage. Wordsworth, Shelley, Coleridge, Byron, Hood, Tennyson, Browning. 184 pp. View more info

Chebucto and Other Poems

By: Matheson, D.M.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Self Published: 1919

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013124

Condition: Good


Light brown hardcover with 1" wide dampstain along right side of covers (front and back - does not affect the pages). Black printed title and art nouveau decoration on cover. Someone has printed "CHEBUCTO" in bubble letters with black ink fairly neatly on the spine. The author was the ex-principal at the Alexander McKay School in Halifax. In the Preface to this 2nd Edition dated August, 1919, he indicates that there are several new poems which have been added, including two inspired by the Halifax Explosion. 152 pp. View more info

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Whispers from Within

By: Matthews, Norma Davis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Campobello, N.B., Self-published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011962

ISBN: 0-9683185-0-9

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Softcover book of 64 pp. View more info

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Linden Rhymes

By: Maude (Amelia Clotilda Jennings)

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Elbridge Gerry Fuller: 1854

Seller ID: 011516

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Brown cloth on boards embossed front and back. 37 poems by a native Haligonian, who grew up in "Linden Hall" near Fort Needham. Dedicated to Lady Seymour, wife of the Naval Commander-in-Chief, Sir George Francis Seymour. Jennings apparently moved to Montreal in 1875, where she died, unmarried, in 1895.- Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 152 pp. Slight wear to foot of spine and one corner tip. No names or other writing. View more info

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The River St. John and Its Poets

By: Maxwell, L.M.B.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Self-published: 1947

Edition: Second Printing - Enlarged

Seller ID: 012602

Condition: Very Good


Original brown softcover, staple bound. Enlarged to 19 poets by the addition of Hon. Jonathan Odell (M.D.), Jean E.U. Nealis, and the Bliss Sisters, and to 85 pp. from the original 63. Lillian Mary Beckwith Maxwell (1877-1956) is better known for her "Round New Brunswick Roads" volume of 1951 and her "Outline of the History of Central New Brunswick" in 1937, now scarce. This little book is clean and undamaged. View more info