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THE LIGHT OF ASIA OR THE GREAT RENUNCIATION

By: Arnold, Edwin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.: 1948

Seller ID: 03458

Condition: Very Good in faded, stained, chipped and edgeworn dust jacket; red cloth, spine slightly cocked, small margin mark on page 143 and pages 39 to 44 have slight dogear, otherwise the book is bright and clean.


Being the life and teaching of the Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist; sweet little book. View more info

THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE

By: Atwood, Margaret and Pachter, Charles

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02460

ISBN: 0395880432

Condition: Fine in near fine slipcase, slight abrasion on rear panel of slipcase


A reproduction of the original, hand-printed edition; memoir by serigraph creator Pachter and an introduction by David Staines View more info

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MULES OF LOVE

By: Bass, Ellen

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Rochester NY, BOA Editions Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04265

ISBN: 1929918224

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; a bit rubbed; autographed copy sticker on front wrap.


Balancing heart-intelligent intimacy and surprising humor, the poems in Ellen Bass's Mules of Love illuminate the essential dynamics of our lives. View more info

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BAD CHILD'S BOOK OF BEASTS

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $4.99

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 04322

ISBN: 0715608126

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; wraps a bit worn and dirty but text is clean and unmarked; glue remains from a sticker on inside front wrap


Pictures by B.T.B; quaint verse by Belloc View more info

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THE TEETH MOTHER NAKED AT LAST

By: Bly, Robert

Price: $14.99

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings listed)

Seller ID: 04433

Condition: Very Good in rather sunned and stained wraps; interior clean and unmarked.


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GATHER ROUND ME: THE BEST OF IRISH POPULAR POETRY

By: Cahill, Christopher; edito

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04082

ISBN: 0807068705

Condition: Near Fine in rubbed dust jacket


From old traditional ("A dinnae ken what's wrang wi' me") to Brendan Behan ("Oh death, where is thy sting-a-ling-a-ling?") to Shane MacGowan ("There was whiskey on Sunday and tears on our cheeks" View more info

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REVOLTING RHYMES

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $4.99

Publisher: England, Puffin Books: [1985]

Seller ID: 04115

ISBN: 0140504230

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; unmarked


The little pig began to pray, / But Wolfie blew his house away. / He shouted, Bacon, pork and ham! / Oh, what a lucky Wolf I am! / View more info

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DENY THE DAY

By: Danysh, Libby

Price: $24.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Windsor Press: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition of 150 copies but unnumbered on limitation page.

Seller ID: 04425

Condition: Good in dirty, faded purple boards; spine missing; previous owner name on first free endpaper; watermarked paper (Strathmore) a bit wrinkly.


Illustrated with tipped in art by Marion Cunningham. View more info

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DIVINE POEMS, DEVOTIONS, PRAYERS

By: Donne, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon NY, Peter Pauper Press: n.d.

Seller ID: 03483

Condition: Better than Very Good in paper-covered cardboard slipcase; spine very sunned as are the edges of the slipcase; two inch closed tear to paper on edge of slipcase


Pretty little collection of Donne in red paper covered with fish designs View more info

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PARNASSUS

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo (editor)

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Osgood: 1880

Edition: Household Edition

Seller ID: 04364

Condition: Better than Good in green cloth with red and gold decoration; first free endpaper partially torn out; front pastedown damaged; pencil marks on fpd and ffep; hinges starting; corners and top and bottom of spine frayed.


Divided by Emerson into Nature, Human Life, Intellectual, Contemplative—Moral—Religious, Heroic, Portraits—Personal—Pictures, Narrative Poems and Ballads, Songs, Dirges and Pathetic Poems, Comic and Humerous, Poetry of Terror, and Oracles and Counsels; 534 pages including an index of first lines. View more info

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1,000 YEARS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: A TREASURY OF LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS

By: Fletcher, Chris with Evans, Roger and Brown, Sally

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04508

ISBN: 0810946068

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


78 manuscript pages beautifully photographed from Beowulf and Wulfstan to Harold Pinter and Ted Hughes with a blurb about each author. Nicely done. View more info

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SELECTED POEMS

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1924

Edition: Second Printing Stated

Seller ID: 04257

Condition: About Very Good; corners beat up and top and bottom of spine worn; green topstain; clean and unmarked.


Poems selected from North of Boston, A Boy's Will and Mountain Interval. View more info

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ROBERT GRAVES: THE ASSAULT HEROIC 1895-1926

By: Graves, Richard Perceval

Price: $5.99

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1986

Seller ID: 04573

ISBN: 0297789430

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; top of dj frayed and dirty.


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ROBERT GRAVES READS

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $37.99

Publisher: US, HarperAudio: 1993

Seller ID: 03934

ISBN: 1559948345

Condition: Fine in shrinkwrap


An audio cassette of Graves reading some of his poems and a part of /The White Goddess/ View more info

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AMERICAN POETRY : THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME 2 : E.E. CUMMINGS TO MAY SWENSON

By: Hass, Robert (Compiler)

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04286

ISBN: 1883011787

Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket; a small closed tear to top of dj spine.


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THE ILIAD OF HOMER

By: Homer

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New Brunswick NJ, Modern Library: [c. 1950]

Seller ID: 04256

Condition: About Very Good in Fair dust jacket; corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and worn; penciled price on ffep; previous owner name and address on ffep verso; spine a bit loose; dj somewhat tattered with large chips and some penciled notes.


Translated by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf and Ernest Meyers; Toledano No. 166.1; binding style 8; dj back style h5 View more info

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THE ILIAD

By: Homer (Mitchell, Stephen; translator)

Price: $17.99

Publisher: New York, Free Press / Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04516

ISBN: 1439163375

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


Introduction and notes by the translator; includes Notes on the Greek Text, a Pronouncing Glossary and Bibliography; 466 pages. View more info

GARCIA LORCA

By: Honig, Edwin

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Norfolk CT, New Directions Books: [1944]

Seller ID: 03742

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn and chipped dust jacket


This study of Spain's great modern poet is the fourth volume in the Makers of Moder Literature series; includes selected bibliography and index View more info

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THE BEST LOVED POEMS OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY-ONASSIS

By: Kennedy, Caroline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02801

ISBN: 0-7868-6809-0

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; slight edgewear


Lovely book of classic poems; something every young person should read View more info

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CONVERSATIONS WITH ROBERT GRAVES

By: Kersnowski, Frank L.; editor

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Jackson MS, University Press of Mississippi: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04569

ISBN: 0878054146

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; small stain on bottom affecting pages 171-183.


Great collection of interviews with and reminiscences about Robert Graves; includes index; 183 pages. View more info

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THE SONG OF LIFE

By: Krishnamurti

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright Inc: 1931

Seller ID: 03756

Condition: About Very Good in stained and scuffed orange cloth; some foxing; text clean and unmarked; no dust jacket


A book of poetry from the master who claims, 'I am not a poet.” View more info

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RENASCENCE AND OTHER POEMS

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $495.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley: 1917

Edition: First Edition; First Issue with watermarked 'Glaslan' paper.

Seller ID: 03963

Condition: Better than Very Good; light edgewear and soiling to boards; black cloth lettered in gilt; bookplate of Mary Louisa Sutliff on front pastedown


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BESTIARY / BESTIARIO

By: Neruda, Pablo and Frasconi, Antonio

Price: $490.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1965

Seller ID: 04039

Condition: About Fine in a worn slipcase; orange cloth spine and decorative cream paper over boards stamped in black and orange, spine lettered in black; paper label on front of slipcase


Illustrated with woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi, including tipped in frontpiece signed by Frasconi in pencil; number 120 of 300 copies printed at the Spiral Press under the direction of Joseph Blumenthal; signed by Frasconi and Blumenthal in the colophon. View more info

THERE'S LOVE ALL DAY

By: Patchen, Kenneth

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Kansas City MO, Hallmark Editions: 1970

Edition: First Edition as Compiled

Seller ID: 00642

ISBN: 0875290671

Condition: NF/NF, dust jacket is price clipped


Illustrated by Tom di Grazia View more info

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THE LOVE POEMS OF KENNETH PATCHEN

By: Patchen, Kenneth

Price: $14.99

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights Books: 1967

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 03932

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; heavily foxed; bottom corner of rear wrap dogeared


Number thirteen in the Pocket Poets series View more info

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ALTERNATING CURRENT

By: Paz, Octavio

Price: $13.99

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Seller ID: 04326

ISBN: 0670115266

Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket; a little edgewear and sunning to dj; previous owner name on half-title page.


The Nobel laureate reflects on his credo as an artist and poet, the drug culture, and politics and ethics; includes index; 215 pages; a Richard Seaver Book. View more info

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EARTH ALWAYS ENDURES: NATIVE AMERICAN POEMS

By: Philip, Neil; editor

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Viking / Penguin: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04394

ISBN: 0670868736

Condition: Fine in rubbed dust jacket


40 duotone photographs by Edward S. Curtis illustrate a collection of sixty poems; very nice. View more info

POEMS OF COMFORT AND HEALING

By: Pizer, Marjorie

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Smithmark: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 01539

ISBN: 0831767987

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER PUSHKIN: LYRICS, NARRATIVE POEMS, FOLK TALES, PLAYS, PROSE

By: Pushkin, Alexander

Price: $16.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: [1936]

Edition: A RH / Nonesuch Press One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 04296

Condition: Very Good in tattered dust jacket; a few red spots on dj; text clean and unmarked.


What a Pushkin, what a son of a bitch! View more info

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PRACTICAL CRITICISM

By: Richards, I.A.

Price: $24.99

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1950

Seller ID: 03746

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn and chipped dust jacket; some foxing


A guide to the formation of taste in literature revolving around the evaluation of unsigned poems by educated readers; includes three appendices (including a fold-out containing the poems) and an index View more info