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Lays of Ancient Rome

By: McCaulay, Lord

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co.:

Seller ID: 010732

Condition: Good Plus


Floral paper boards backed in grey cloth decorated in silver florals. Previous owner's name. Piece missing from surface of reverse cover. Glue repair to gutter of pp. 68-69. Still a beautiful little book. Horatius; The Battle of the Lake Regillus; Virginia; The Prophecy of Capys; Ivry; The Armada. 263 pp. View more info

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Poems

By: McDonald, Mrs. Mary Noel

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Pudney, Hooker, & Russell, Printers: 1844

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011950

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Brown cloth on blindstamped boards. Minor abrasion to head and foot of spine and corner tips. This poet is credited with the popular Christmas selection, Sing We All Noel ! Following the death of her first husband, Pierre E.F. McDonald, she was married to Henry Meigs, a banker and first mayor of Bayonne, N.J. This book is in sound, clean condition, save for scribbles and previous owner's name on first two free endpapers. 208 pp. View more info

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Ballads and Poems

By: Members of the Glasgow Ballad Club

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1908

Edition: Third Series - First Edition

Seller ID: 007779

Condition: Good


Orignal tan cloth on boards. Library discard with envelope and stamps. Top edges gilt. Front and foot untrimmed. Wear to head of spine. The Glasgow Ballad Club was formed in 1876 for the production and friendly criticism of ballads and lyrical poems. A candidate for membership must produce samples of work and then be voted on by members. 279 pp. View more info

Stray Notes of Song

By: Metcalf, Harry B.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Concord, NH, The Rumford Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 013193

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration of songbirds and music notes on the cover. Bright red endpapers with author's inscription and signature. Spine is somewhat faded, but cover is still bright. Waterstain at bottom of rear cover, as well as a 1 1/4" tear in cloth at bottom edge. The author ran a weekly newspaper for 20 years in Newport, NH before selling it in 1945. He also ran (unsuccessfully) for election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1934 (Metcalf was a Democrat, and lost by a narrow margin to the Republican incumbent). Scarce. 121 pp. View more info

Mother Truth's Melodies. Common Sense for Children. A Kindergarten

By: Miller, Mrs. E.P.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Fairbanks & Palmer Publishing Co.: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013137

Condition: Good Plus


Bright red hardcover with gilt and black titles and cover illustration. Spine is worn, frayed, sunned, and has a 3/4 inch tear at bottom of rear hinge. Slight folding to bottom corner at the hinge of pages 101-112, and cuts at bottoms of pages 225-230 (not affecting text). Patterned endpapers in cream and tan. Delightful rhymes for young children with hundreds of black and white illustrations. Includes all the classics such as Humpty Dumpty; Little Bo-Peep; Twinkle, Twinkle; Little Boy Blue; and Hi-Diddle Diddle. 352 pp. View more info

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The Pond Shore and Beyond/Le Bord De L'Etang Et Au Dela

By: Mitcham, Allison

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Sackville, N.B., Brothers Publishing Ltd.: 1981

Seller ID: 010331

ISBN: 0-919497-01-2

Condition: Very Good


Tan softcover. Translated by Gerald Bellefleur. Thoughtful poems appropriately illustrated. "Our woods are riding to New York today" speaks plainly of the calculated waste associated with one of our annual traditions. Approx. 38 pp. View more info

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The New Poetry; An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Verse in English

By: Monroe, Harriet and Henderson, Alice Corbin

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Comany: 1937

Edition: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 005631

Condition: Very Good


Original tan cloth backed in orange cloth on boards. Heavy book might need extra postage. 775 pp. including biographical notes on the poets. Previous owner's name and address. View more info

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Moore's Fables for the Female Sex

By: Moore, (Edward)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Scratchard & Letterman, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme and H.D. Symonds: 1806

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011989

Condition: Fair to Good


Full brown leather on boards. Front cover joint cracked full length, secured by cords and glue. Gift note dated 1811. Marbled endpapers. 133 pp. View more info

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Shades of Grey

By: Mullin, Marjorie M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Self-published: 1988

Seller ID: 009817

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Beige softcover in digital typescript contains poems by a number of authors as well as poems and essays by Marjorie Mullin. Approx. 60 pp. Cover lightly soiled. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Entrance of the Celebrant

By: Musgrave, Susan

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Fuller D'Arch Smith, Ltd.: 1972

Seller ID: 010174

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has remains of price tag removal. Previous owner's name. This is Susan Musgrave's second volume of verse. 49 pp. View more info

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Occasional Verse (Signed)

By: N.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Publishinig Company: 1967

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 009798

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Inscribed and signed "To Gus - with affection and respect. N." No additional writing and no damage. The author may have been a Saint John boy, Norwood Carter, a student at University of New Brunswick who lied about his age to get into the Navy during WW II. 36 pp. View more info

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Occasional Verse (Signed)

By: N.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Publishinig Company: 1967

Seller ID: 009799

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Some fading to dustjacket. The author may have been a Saint John boy, Norwood Carter, a student at University of New Brunswick who lied about his age to get into the Navy during WW II. 36 pp. View more info

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Devotional Poets of the Seventeenth Century

By: Newbolt, Sir Henry (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 007671

Condition: Very Good


Original green faux leather on flexible boards. Introduction by Sir Henry Newbolt. Several selections from each of John Donne, eorge Herbeert, Richard Crashaw, Robert Herrick, Henry Vaughan, and Thomas Traherne. Light (faint) foxing spots to endpapers. No writing. 293 pp. View more info

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New Poems; 1957

By: Nott, Kathleen/ Lewis, C. Day/ Blackburn, Thomas (Eds.)

Price: $21.00 USD

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1957

Edition: First Published 1957

Seller ID: 004123

Condition: Very Good


Original decorated paper boards backed in yellow cloth. A P.E.N.(Poets, Essayists, Novelists) Anthology. DJ lightly rubbed at head. 132 pp of poems, plus bios of poets. View more info

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I Might Not Tell Everybody This; Poems By Alden Nowlan

By: Nowlan, Alden

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011753

ISBN: 0-7720-1343-8

Condition: Very Good


Red and grey softcover. Small scratches to cover. Previous owner's name. 67 poems on 95 pp. View more info

Early Poems

By: Nowlan, Alden

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Fiddlehead Poetry Books, et al: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012994

ISBN: 0-86492-001-6

Condition: Good


Green photo cover trade paperback. Cover is sunned, with some small scuffs on the back. A godsend to anyone searching for the poet's early works, for they're all here ! To be specific, they are: The Rose and the Puritan, A Darkness in the Earth, Wind in a Rocky Country, Under the Ice, and The Things Which Are. Reprinted as a tribute on the occasion of his death. 183 pp. View more info

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Stubborn Strength; A New Brunswick Anthology

By: Nowlan, Michael O.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Academic Press Canada: 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012279

ISBN: 0-7747-1214-7

Condition: Very Good


A collection of verse and prose from dozens of New Brunswick poets and authors, grouped by date of publication. 150 pp. View more info

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So Still Houses

By: Nowlan, Michael O.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012280

ISBN: 0-88999-269-X

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of poems on life and love. 59 pp. View more info

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Collected Poems: Volume Two

By: Noyes, Alfred

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1913

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 006191

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. The Enchanted Island, Sherwood, Tales of the Mermaid Tavern, New Poems, and many others. Top edges gilt. Untrimmed front and foot. 451 pp. View more info

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Winnipesaukee and Other Poems; Second Edition

By: Odell, Eva Beede

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Self-published: 1923

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 002102

Condition: Very Good


Original white cloth with bright gilt decor and lettering on boards. Slight wrinkling to prelims. No marks or other damage. 27 poems, including "Why Cats Wash after Eating". 34 pp. View more info