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O Lasce Pratelstvi a Poezii.

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Prague, Czechoslavakia (praha), Ceskoslovensky Spisovatel: 1974

Seller ID: 10491

Condition: Very Good


32mo - 12 x 8 cm.; 176 - (4) pp. The text is in Czechoslovakian. Glossy marbled paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine and back and decoration on front. A collection of quotes and short pieces of writing from various authors all rendered into Czech and illustrated with reproductions of drawings and wood cuts by many famous artists. A production from Klub Pratel Poezie. View more info

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Poetry International 1976: An Anthology of Contemporary Verse.

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, UK., Regency Press:

Seller ID: 14928

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 322 pp. A collection of the poems of many poets, 186 poets in all. Inscribed on title page by one of the poets in the anthology, June Burns (alias Leonard Vincent). Some mild soiling to the boards and text block edges with like edgewear to the boards.; Signed by One Author View more info

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Rump: or an Exact Collection of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the Late Times. By the most Eminent Wits, from Anno 1639 to Anno 1661. (Two volumes bound as one).

By: N/A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, UK., Printed for Henry Brome and Henry Marsh.: (1870)

Seller ID: 17954

Condition: Very Good


16mo - 17 x 10.5 cm.; Volume 1: [10] - 376 pp. Volume II: [2] - 200 pp. Originally published in 1662, these would be the 1870's reprint with no statement of publisher or publication date. Two blank leaves (4 pages) separate the two volumes as bound. Bound in a pebble textured black leather with a five panel spine. Title gilt on red in second panel with date gilt in fourth panel. Two frontis illustrations facing each other for volume I followed by title page. Volume two begins with title page and blank on verso. The end papers are a light beige with a dendritic white pattern. Previous owner's n... View more info

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Lieder Paul Gerhardts mit Bildern von Rudolf Schafer. / Rosen und Rosmarin Auswahl Deutscher Volksleider mit Bildern von Rudolf Schafer. 2 books.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany., Gustav Schloemanns: 1926

Seller ID: 21025

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 14 cm.; Rosen und Rosmarin, 1926 - 80 pp. Green wraps with red and black lettering. Previous owner's inked note on the verso of the title page. The cover margins are age toned. Lieder Paul Gerhardts, 1931 - 84 pp. Tan wraps with red and black lettering. Top margin of front cover is chipped as is the spine. Both interiors are clean. View more info

Image for L'enfant précédé de enfance et poésie de Maurice Carême et ce qui pasait aux feuillantines vers 1813 de Victor Hugo avec la collaboration de 285 poètes et 28 illustrateurs. Notices biographiques des auteurs.

L'enfant précédé de enfance et poésie de Maurice Carême et ce qui pasait aux feuillantines vers 1813 de Victor Hugo avec la collaboration de 285 poètes et 28 illustrateurs. Notices biographiques des auteurs.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Jean Grassin.: 1977

Seller ID: 22049

ISBN: 2705509410

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 17 cm.; 406 pp. The text is in French. Bright green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilded decoration on the front board. White book-mark ribbon set into the headband. Illustrated with full page black and white drawings from 28 different illustrators. Foreword by Maurice Carême. This is volume ten (dixieme) of "L'Encyclopedie Poetique" and number 169 of 1050 of which the first 50 were published in a deluxe binding. Library markings are attachments on the front end papers and the library name stamped on all three text block edges. Otherwise the book is v... View more info

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Saplings, Second Series, 1927

By: N/A

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Scholastic Publishing Company.: 1927

Seller ID: 26014

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 126 pp. Verses, short stories and essays written by high school students from across the United States in competition for the Scholastic Awards, including the Witter Bynner Scholastic Poetry Prize, conducted by The Scholastic, a national high school magazine. In a quoted letter by Witter Bynner, the poetry of Dorothy Emerson is particularly praised; she was the winner of the Poetry Prize bearing Bynner's name. Includes works by Dorothy Emerson, Winfield T. Scott, Gladys Lenore Schmitt, Paul Wren, William Flaccus, Juanita Turner, Frances Meusel, G. Whitfield, Irwin Shapiro... View more info

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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 126, Number 5, December, 1958 (Ezra Pound, A New Montage).

By: (W. M. Merchant, Babette Deutsch, Manuel Duran, John Ciardi, Giuseppe Galigani, George Kennedy, Donald Gallup, Edith Sitwell, Ezra Pound).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University: 1958

Seller ID: 17074

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 25 x 17.5 cm.; 50, (16) pp. Articles: Merchant - "Agenda"; Deutsch - "The Teacher"; Duran - "Ezra Pound and the Spanish-Speaking World"; Ciardi - "For Ezra Pound"; Galigani - "Montis Pascuorum"; Kennedy - "Fenollosa, Pound, and the Chinese Character"; Gallup - "Some Notes on Ezra Pound and Censorship"; Sitwell - "Preface to Ezra Pound"; Pound - "Canto C". Six full-page illustrations/photos; one photo, a group picture, is bound in twice. Yapped card stock covers, design by Herman Reller. Sunning, light soiling, some e... View more info

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Poems, Golders Green.

By: Abse, Dannie.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, UK., Hutchinson: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18373

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 59 pp. Black cloth on the spine and the back board with patterned paper on the front board and silver gilt letting on the spine. First Edition. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The head edge of the text block and the head edges of the boards are slightly sunned. The dust jacket (matching the patterned paper on the front board) is sunned (faded) on the spine and the top edges or margins. Slight wear to the top edge of same. View more info

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The Liturgical Poetry of Adam of St. Victor from the Text of Gautier. 3 Volumes.

By: Adam of St. Victor. (Digby S. Wrangham, translator).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, UK., Kegan Paul, Trench & Company.: 1881

Seller ID: 28228

Condition: Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; Volume I: xxviii - 280 pp. Volume II: vii - 264 pp. Volume III: vii - 277 pp. The title continued: ". . . with translations into English in the original meters and short explanatory notes by Digby S. Wrangham, MA, of St. John's College, Oxford, Vicar of Darrington, Yorkshire". Adam of St. Victor was a twelfth century French poet who wrote liturgical hymns and sequences and the translations by Wrangham have been made from the Latin or so I am led to believe. Quarter bound with gray paper over boards and ivory cloth with red and black lettering on the spines. All text... View more info

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The Pages of Day and Night.

By: Adonis. ('Ali Ahmad Sa'id).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois., Northwestern University Press / Marlboro Press.: (2000)

Seller ID: 26515

ISBN: 0810160811

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 108 pp. This is the second printing. Translated from the Arabic by Samuel Hazo. Four page preface by Adonis. His (Adonis) 8 page essay entitled "Poetry and Apoetical Culture" is translated from the original French by Esther Allen and is at the back. The cover edges show very slight wear, otherwise fine. View more info

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Poetry, an Anthology.

By: Aldred, Jim. (editor).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario., Highway Book Shop.: 1975

Seller ID: 4224

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 51 pp. Pale green/blue card wraps with black lettering and decorations and a saddle-stapled binding. Includes poems from 22 poets. This is one of the first publications from Highway Book Shop in Cobalt, Ontario. Slight soiling/tanning to the covers. View more info

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Shadow of Paradise.

By: Aleixandre, Vicente.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Berkeley, California., University of California Press.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26567

ISBN: 0520082575

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 15 cm.; xxv - 207 pp. First published in Spanish in 1966 as "Sombra del Paradiso" and translated into English by Hugh A. Harter. This is a bilingual text with Spanish on the verso (left hand page) and the corresponding English translation on the recto (right hand page). Thirteen page introduction (with acknowledgements) by the translator and a 2 page foreword by Claudio Rodriguez. Aleixandre won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. The front cover has a small crease on the bottom fore corner, otherwise fine. View more info

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Beginning the Avocado

By: Allnutt, Gillian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Virago Press.: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21898

ISBN: 0860688321

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 63 pp. English poet Allnutt's second collection of poetry. Signed by her on title page. Light wear and soiling to card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Mother Tongue.

By: Auslander, Rose.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Todmorden, Lancashire, UK., Arc Publications.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26475

ISBN: 0946407770

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 91 pp. Translated from the German by Jean Boase-Beier and Anthony Vivis. Five page introduction by the translators. A collection of 60 poems by this post-war German poet. The covers show a trace of shelf wear, otherwise fine. View more info

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Place Name.

By: Baker, Aidan.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Stratford, Ontario., Wingate Press.: 2005

Seller ID: 32054

ISBN: 097359778X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 76 - (6) pp. ". . . poems on the impact of culture & geography on the circumstances that affect our lives . . .". Illustrated with the occasional black and white drawing by the author. Mild wear to the bottom fore corner of the front cover, else fine. View more info

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In Fires of No Return; Poems.

By: Baxter, James K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK., Oxford University Press.: 1974

Seller ID: 26533

ISBN: 0196400201

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 68 pp. First published in 1958, this is a reprint. Mild wear to the edges of the covers, previous owner's name, place and date on the title page, otherwise fine. View more info

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Facts about Water: New and Selected Poems.

By: Berkeley, Sara.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK., Bloodaxe Books: 1994

Seller ID: 9480

ISBN: 1852242922

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 96 pp. Sara is a young Irish poet now living in California and has been awarded the Irish Book Award and the Sunday Tribune Arts Award for her published work. This edition is co-published by New Island Books and the Thistledown Press. View more info

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Facts about Water: New and Selected Poems.

By: Berkeley, Sara.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK., Bloodaxe Books: 1994

Seller ID: 9481

ISBN: 1852242922

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 96 pp. Sara is a young Irish poet now living in California and has been awarded the Irish Book Award and the Sunday Tribune Arts Award for her published work. This edition is co-published by New Island Books and the Thistledown Press. View more info

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Blackbird Bye Bye.

By: Bernard, April.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., Random House / Vintage Books.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26633

ISBN: 0679721959

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (12) - 66 pp. First Vintage Books edition (soft cover) and so stated on the copyright page. Winner of the Walt Whitman Award for 1988 given to poets who have never published before. Slight shelf wear to the covers. View more info

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Prayers from the Ark.

By: Bernos de Gasztold, Carmen.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Macmillan and Company.: 1964

Seller ID: 32303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 71 pp. Decorative paper (white, gray, green) over boards with green cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. The same paper is used for the end papers. First published in French as 2 titles, "Le Mieux Aimé" (1947) and "Prières dans l'Arche" (1955), translated into English by Rumer Godden and first published in English as 1 volume in 1963, this is the third printing. Rumer Goden has written a 3 page foreword and a 5 page epilogue. Quite beautifully illustrated by Jean Primrose with black and gray line drawings on the versos of the text pages and with illumin... View more info