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Image for Poetical Works of Charles Lamb; Elegantly Illustrated

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

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Treble

By: Lau, Evelyn

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Vancouver, Polestar/Raincoast Books: 2005

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010602

ISBN: 1-55192-789-6

Condition: Very Good


Violet paperback with floral cover. Understandable free verse from an early-accomplished writer. A very clean copy. 120 pp. View more info

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Chirps of an English Sparrow

By: Lawson, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Modern Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 009507

Condition: Good


Brown stapled softcover of 118 pp. Dedicated to his daughter, Lottie E, wife of Reverend Walter Small. Either Lottie or her husband, or both "elected to stay in China when called out in the rebellion."Date of publication is estimated at 1935, with the author's being in his 80's. Text block is clean and complete, but the covers have lost most of their oversize edges. View more info

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Fightery Dick and Other Poems; A Book of Free Ballads

By: Lehmer, Derrick Norman

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009933

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Clipped DJ has small bits missing head and foot. A variety of stories in ballad form. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for 1936. 138 pp. View more info

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The Later Poems and Songs of James Linen

By: Linen, James

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: New York, W. J. Widdleton: 1873

Seller ID: 011949

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Previous owners' names and scribbles on first free endpaper. Poems written between 1865 and 1873. Twenty-nine poems, twenty-one songs, and sixteen epigraphs and epigrams. 111 pp. The poet was born in Scotland in 1808. He emigrated to the United States, where he developed a large bookbinding business. He moved to California for a time, but returned to New York City where he had lived previously. View more info

The Spanish Ballads / Chronicle of the Cid

By: Lockhart, J.G./ Southey, Robert

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1823

Seller ID: 012774

Condition: Very Good


Lovely blue 3/4 leather on marbled boards. "The intention of this publication is to furnish the English reader with some notion of that old Spanish minstrelsy, which has been preserved in the different Cancioneros and Romanceros of the sixteenth century."- B. The Spanish Ballads were translated by J.G. Lockhart, and Chronicle of the Cid by Robert Southey. 466 pp. Negligible shelf wear. View more info

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Feathers and Shells; A Book of Poetry (Signed)

By: Lockwood, Brennan and Brennan

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Woodstock, N.B., Henley Publishing Limited: 2000

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 003578

ISBN: 0-920209-60-2

Condition: Very Good


Original silver paperback decorated and lettered in black. Poetry by three women of the area. 147 pp. View more info

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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

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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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Poems

By: Lowell, James Russell

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hurst & Company:

Edition: Floral Edition

Seller ID: 008515

Condition: Very Good


Original floral print cover on boards. DJ has small tears head and foot. Poems, sonnets, and two groups of Bigelow Papers. No writing. 323 pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of James Rusell 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