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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 Mylar sleeves. [spot on lead photo is reflected light from flash] Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary cr... View more info
By: Cullen, Countee
Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1990
Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.
Seller ID: 010093
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 modernism that flowed into Harlem. Cullen's poetry "Heritage" and "Dark Tower" reflect ideas of the Negritude movement. ----- Th... View more info
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. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling with some minor wear on corners and... View more info
By: Eliot, T. S.
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
By: Ginsberg, Allen
Publisher: New York:, HarperCollins,: 2000
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
Seller ID: 006644
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
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 "not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, fresh... View more info
By: Guest, Edgar A.
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 People's Poet. View more info
Publisher: Palm Beach, Florida, Author: 1914
Seller ID: 011175
Condition: Very Good
Title: Florida Weather. Unrecorded poetry written on the stationary of the Salt Air Hotel in Palm Beach. Title: Florida Weather. 16 lines in rhymed couplets. The stationary measures 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches. Written in period cursive with the stationary rotated to its long side. Folded into thirds. Signed by the author: Emma Burnett Harris and dated February 23, 1914. The date was established from the envelop, also of the Salt Air Hotel where the poem was located and addressed in the author's hand to a Dr. Peck. The Salt Air Hotel was opened in 1913 and torn down in 1959 to make way fo... View more info
By: Hass, Robert
Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2007
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 010854
Robert Hass, poet laureate of the United States between 1995 and 1997 and author of the popular Poet's Choice newspaper column received the National Book Award for Poetry for this book.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Third Printing. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 88 pages. View more info
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
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
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
Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1997
Seller ID: 010278
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  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 Without Laughter portrays African-American life in Kansas in the 1910s, focusing on the effects of class and religion on the... View more info
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 occasional finger marks. View more info
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
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
By: MASEFIELD, John
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 toned; discoloration to front and rear from spine edge in triangle covering 50% with no affect to spine; Dust jacket light... View more info
By: Morrill, Logan
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
Publisher: New York:, St. Martin's Press,: 1989.
Seller ID: 006951
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 and many others. View more info