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Image for …<b>The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, <Br>Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya. <BR>In Three Volumes.</b><br>

The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge,
Including the Dramas of Wallenstein, Remorse, and Zapolya.
In Three Volumes.

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $245.00

Publisher: William Pickering,, London:: 1829.<br>

Edition: Second Edition. The first edition was of 12 copies. Complete in three volumes.<br>

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: 8vo; Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75".<br>


Rebound in [Contemporary] 19th-century custom full leather. Showing moderate external wear, with some rubbing and chipping to the spines. Top edge gilt. Bindings firm. Text clean and bright, Printed on laid-paper; an occasional foxing spot noted. The front cover of the third volume displays a small stain in the lower left corner. Antique bookplates can be seen on the front pastedowns. Joints seem tender and books are protected and reinforced by custom clear Myla... View more info

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My Soul's High Song

By: Cullen, Countee

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1990

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010093

ISBN: 0385417586

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 2nd Printing. Countee Cullen (1903 - 1946) was a prominent African-American poet, novelist, children's writer, and playwright during the Harlem Renaissance. ---- Cullen's participation in the Harlem Renaissance was influenced by a movement called Negritude which represents "the discovery of black values and the Negro's awareness of his situation". ----- Cullen saw Negritude as an awakening of a race consciousness and black mod... View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser

By: Dodge, R. E. Neil : Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin;: 1936.

Edition: Cambridge Edition.

Seller ID: 009303

Condition: Near Fine


Edmund Spenser (1553 - 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. He was deeply affected by Irish faerie mythology.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. ... View more info

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T. S. Eliot The Complete Poems and Plays: 1909-1950

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and World Inc.,: 1962

Seller ID: 009770

Condition: Very Good


This omnibus collection includes all of the author's early poetry as well as the Four Quartets, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and the plays Murder in the Cathedral, The Family Reunion, and The Cocktail Party. Unread; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket price-clipped has light wear with minor rubbing at spine tips; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Holyoke
(The 1988 Morse Poetry Prize)

By: Gasper, Frank ; Mary Oliver: Introduction

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern Univ Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009729

ISBN: 1555530397

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED w/ inscription. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Minor toning. Frank Xavier Gaspar is an American poet, novelist and professor of Portuguese descent. A number of his books treat Portuguese-American themes or settings, particularly the Portuguese community in Provincetown, Massachusetts. View more info

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... Deliberate Prose: Selected Essays 1952-1995

By: Ginsberg, Allen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, HarperCollins,: 2000

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006644

ISBN: 0060192941


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.Allen Ginsberg's essays, collected here for the first time, were written over the course of a long, productive, and politically engaged life. With his finger ever on the pulse of America, Ginsberg was consistently outspoken and passionate about his beliefs. View more info

Image for …<b>Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.</b>

Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.

By: Giosue Carducci, Sewall, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1892.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005634


Tan cloth over spine to blue boards. Spine dun-darkened. Handling wear with small rubs on corners and a bump on top edge of front board. Front-free-endpage folded with previous owner’s name. Text clean with toning. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. In 1906 he became the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature "n... View more info

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Just Folks

By: Guest, Edgar A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago:, The Reiley and Lee Co.,: 1917.

Seller ID: 004337


Red grained leather boards; with Stamped gilt titles on spine with raised titles on front in gilt box. Top edge gilt. Wear to corners, edges and spine tips. Mild handling wear. Decorated endpages with front-free excised. Text clean, light even toning. 6.5 inches tall. 192 pages with index of first lines.Edgar Albert Guest (1881 - 1959,) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the Peopl... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Old-Fashioned Garden and Other Verses.</b>

...The Old-Fashioned Garden and Other Verses.

By: Hayes, John Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, John C. Winston & CO.: 1895.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002937


Green linen cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt spine titles. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Clean text on laid-paper. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 6 7/8 inches tall, 101 pages. Bindings tight and square, clean text. Minimal handling wear. View more info

Image for ...<B>The Game of Statues.</b>

...The Game of Statues.

By: Hollander, Martha

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Seller ID: 003228

ISBN: 0871133695


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Roses and Thistles </b><br>[Decorative Bindings]

Roses and Thistles
[Decorative Bindings]

By: Hopkins, Rufus C.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: San Francisco, William Doxe: 1894

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010306

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. A bright fine book with original dust jacket. Publisher's beige buckram, Rose and Thistle's motif stamped in green and gilt on front and spine, Top edge gilt. floral endpapers, satin page-marker, in the publisher's original printed paper dust-wrapper. 8vo; 21 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 480 pages with a portrait frontispiece and a beautiful title page designed by Bruce Porter with red titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light eve... View more info

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...Brand: A Dramatic Poem.

By: Ibsen, Hendrik. Translate into English verse in the original meters: F. Edmund Garrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London,, T. Fisher Unwin,: 1894.

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 004919


Limited edition no. 28 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. 382,(2)pp 8 inches tall. Vellum spine to smooth leather boards. Four raised bands with paste on leather spine title. Leather partially lacking - restored without lettering. External wear to boards. Upper spine band restored. Textblock deckled. Text clean though toned. Bindings very tight. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of Norwegian Fiord. View more info

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Kindled By Time; Poems.

By: Kreemer, Irvin C.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Harrison,: 1946.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002644


Orange cloth with titles on spine and front, minor hand soiling. Bindings tight and square, text clean, hint of toning. Top edge stained purple, Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket has light handling wear, small loss lower corner and spine. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Not Without Laughter </b><br>[Harlem Renaissance ]

Not Without Laughter
[Harlem Renaissance ]

By: Langston Hughes; Forward Dr. Henry Louis Gates

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1997

Seller ID: 010278

Condition: Fine


Limited edition of an unspecified number. Black cloth with gilt spine titles to decorated boards with a matching slipcase. No flaws or blemishes to book. Minimal shelf handling for the slipcase. 8vo; 24 cm; 9.5 in. tall. 326 [8] pages. Decorated endpages and a frontispiece. Illustrations after Jacob Lawrence, with color endsheets and color illustrations, are from his migration series. Originally published in 1930; this edition was designed by Karen M. Elder. Not... View more info

Image for ...<b>Three Noted Poems.</b>

...Three Noted Poems.

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton & Company,: 1893.

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 004094


First Edition Thus. Includes: The Village Blacksmith, The Wreck of the Hesperus, and A Psalm of Life. A nice example of a Victorian Era Gift Book.9 inches tall. Unpagnated. Printed on cardstock only on recto side each page with an illustration by numerous illustrators of the era. Quarter cream cloth to green. No spine title, Front titles in gilt with decorations. Top edge gilt. Boards hand soiled. Bindings firm and square. Moderated edge wear. Text clean occasion... View more info

Image for ...<b>Courtship of Miles Standish.</b>

...Courtship of Miles Standish.

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Thompson & Thomas,: 1905

Edition: Minnehaha Edition.

Seller ID: 005148


Light blue cloth covered boards. Stamped designs, decorations and title to front. Bindings tight and square. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to corners. Text clean, mild even toning. 7.75 inches tall. 224 pages. View more info

Image for …<b>Love's Rosary. A Garland of Verses from the Garden of the Poet's Heart.</b>

Love's Rosary. A Garland of Verses from the Garden of the Poet's Heart.

By: Madison Harvey [editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Reilly & Britton Co.,: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005640


Burnt red cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and blind-stamped decoration. Moderate handling wear. Corners and spine tips rubbed. Text-block firm, hinges starting. Interior clean and bright. Each page is decorated with a color flower border in a repeating pattern. View more info

Image for <b>Minnie Maylow's Story - and other Tales & Scenes.</b>

Minnie Maylow's Story - and other Tales & Scenes.

By: MASEFIELD, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillian Company.: 1931.

Edition: First American edition after British and limited edition<br>

Seller ID: 000070


John Edward Masefield, OM, (1 June 1878 - 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and many memorable poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever". Dark blue cloth covered boards; with stamped gilt titles; deckled fore-edge; bindings square and tight; pages lightly tone... View more info

Image for ...<b>Clay Feet on Parnassus.</b>

...Clay Feet on Parnassus.

By: Morrill, Logan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Galleon Press,: 1935.

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004751


SIGNED. Minimal Handling. Tight and clean. Issued Glassaline jacket present, darkened and some chipping. First Prize Winner in the Modern American Poetry Competition. 46pp + xv. View more info

Image for ...<b> Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time  </b>

... Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time

By: Morse, Carl; Larkin, Joan (editors)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, St. Martin's Press,: 1989.

Seller ID: 006951

ISBN: 0312038364


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Nearly 100 poets, mainly from the U.S. and Canada represent a multigenerational group of men and women. These poets also represent many different cultural heritages: Native American, Jewish, Asian, Latina, and more. There is a particularly strong representation of African-American poets.Contributors include, W H Auden,James Baldwin, Allen Ginsberg, Judy Grahn, Langston Hughes, Audre Lourde an... View more info