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Elegant Extracts: Being a Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and Entertaining Passages from the Eminent British Poets
London, John Sharpe, ND (c. 1820s). Hardcover.12mo,,Volumes I through V, bound uniformly in full polished leather,With engraved title page vignettes and all foredges of the textblock marbled, as are the endpapers. This is a re-binding or reference set, as the bindings of all volumes are in a poor state. Internally, there is little foxing and the contents are fairly tightly-bound, clean, and in good condition. Sold with all faults, and priced accordingly. .
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Book number: 9900007210
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 60 | JP¥ 8078]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: BriLit;;;;;;;;

 
New Verse / Alden Double Number / Nos. 26-27 / November, 1937
London, Lindsay Drummond Ltd. 1937. Wraps. pp. 47.8vo,,Bound in original printed wrappers stapled at the spine,With contributions by Christopher Isherwood, Cecil Day Lewis, Louis MacNeice, Herbert Read, Stephen Spender, Edwin Muir et al. With a facsimile of a Auden poem, and a photo, printed on glossy stock, of 'Wystan Auden'. Ill.: black-and-white photograph. Covers spotted and lightly soiled. Pages edges a bit turned. Occasional spotting to pages; else tight & in gd/gd+ condition.
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Book number: 9900036740
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poets;;;;;;;;Poetry list

 
The Saskatchewan Poetry Book [a Lot of Eight Individual Issues, 1959 to 1985]
Reginga, SK, Saskatchewan Poetry Society, 1959 to 1984. 1st printings. Wraps.Small 8vo,,Card covers slightly scuffed, else all in very good condition. Sold as a lot of eight.
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Book number: 9900041899
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: CanLit;;;;;;;;

 
COWLEY, ABRAHAM AND S. B.
Anacreon Done Into English out of the Original Greek
London, Nonesuch Press, 1923. 1st edition. Hardcover.tall, slim 8vo,Bound in quarter vellum over gold paper on boards,From the colophon: 'This book is reprinted, with some alterations in the spelling and punctuation, from the edition of 1683. It contains also seven original engravings designed and executed by Stephen Gooden. This edition is limited to 725 copies for sale in England and America. This is number 720.' Minor wear to edges of bds. bds. show scuffing, esp. to rear board. Contents pristine. Binding tight, hinges and joints tight. Overall, in about very good condition. Ill.: Stephen Gooden engravings. Reprinted from the 1683 edition, and newly embellished with copperplate engravings by Stephen Gooden.
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Book number: 9900026944
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 112.25 | £UK 100 | JP¥ 13463]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Fine bindings;Limited editions;Vellum;Stephen Gooden;Copperplate;;;;

 
ADAMSON, ARTHUR
Bird Beast and Lover Poems and Woodcuts
Winnipeg, Editions Ink Inc. 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. unpaginated,4to,,Sl. soiling to bds. else in nf cond. (issued without dj),With several publicity items, and a typed biography of the poet laid-in loose. Ill.: woodcuts. Issued in a limited edition of 126 copies, of which this is number 22, signed by the author on the colophon.
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Book number: 9900009344
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: CanLit;Limited editions;;;;;;;

 
ALBRAN, KEHLOG
The Profit
Los Angeles, Price Stern Sloan, 1973. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light shelfwear, first page loose but present; good. .
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Book number: 057295
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 808]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
CARY, ALICE AND PHOEBE
The Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Cary
New York City, Hurst and Company. Hardcover. pp. 205, 439.8vo,,Bound in original wine-red cloth over bevelled boards,Alice Cary (1820-1871) was an American poet and the sister of American poet Phoebe Cary (1824-1871). Their work was included in the influential work by Rugus Griswold, 'The Female Poets of Amrica'. This title was first published in 1849. Our offering is a later 19th century printing in an attractive presentation. The cloth is ribbed, with the top edge in gilt. The binding is very slightly stressed but holding nicely. The boards show slight wear. The contents are unmarked. Altogether, in very good condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. This is the 'Avon' edition.
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Book number: 9900043643
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1616]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: ;;;;;;;;

 
ALIGHIEREI, DANTE; LOUIS BIANCOLLI (TRANS.)
The Divine Comedy (Three Volumes in Slipcase) I: Hell; II: Purgatory; III; Paradie
New York, Washington Square Press, 1966. Hardcover. pp. 141; 139; 135. 8vo. Uniformly bound in white cloth spine with pictorial front boards and gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations. All volumes in very good+ condition. Housed in very good lightly rubbed slipcase. Ill.: Harry Bennett.
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Book number: 063290
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Literature; History;

 
AMABILE, GEORGE
Blood Ties
Port Clements, The Sono Nis Press, 1972. Hardcover. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good in very good- dustjacket with short closed tears and creasing to edges. SIGNED by George Amabile with personalised inscription to ffep.
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Book number: 061985
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1616]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ANDERSON, SANDRA; MERI-LENORE STONEBERG, AND CHRIS MARSON (EDITORS)
Inland Sea An anthology of student work in the creative fields
Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Press, 1971. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear, ink name to inside front cover; very good. .
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Book number: 049857
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1077]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ANGELOU, MAYA; LINDA SUNSHINE (ED.)
Phenomenal Woman
New York, Random House Publishing Group, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Lightest shelfwear, ink gift inscription; very good in very good+ dustjacket. Ill.: Paul Gauguin (Paintings).
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Book number: 062763
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1077]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ARIOSTO, LUDOVICO
L'Orlando Furioso
London, 1779 to 1781. Hardcover.12mo,,Volume II, III, and IV, all bound in full period brown leather,With armorial bookplate of Francis Martin to inside front board of each volume. Rubber stamp at bottom of front free endpapers. The Orlando Furioso is an epic poem written by Ariosto in 1516. It was originally written in Ferrarese, a dialect of Ferrara, and later translated into literary Tuscan, to be more accessible to Italians at large. The poem formed the basis, or inspiration, for numerous baroque operas, including those by famous composers such as Vivaldi and Handel. Note: this is an incomplete set, lacking the first volume. It is sold as a reading, reference, or re-binding set; and priced accordingly. Ill.: engravings. Bindings of volumes II and III in very poor cond. Vol. IV a bit better. Contents show occasional foxing, else tightly bound.
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Book number: 9900040809
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5385]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Epic poems;Italian verse;Bindings;;;;;;

 
ARNOLD, LES
Plain Sailing
Rose Acre Press.Stapled card covers show light soiling, contents clean and tight,This title not in WorldCat or Amicus, although there are several listings in Amicus for other titles by 'Les Arnold', several of which appear to be books of poetry. Presumably, if the authors are one and the same, then Mr. Arnold is Canadian. No reference to Rose Acre Press can be found. Signed by the author on the title page. No information as to the date, or place, of publishing. 27 poems - unpaginated.
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Book number: 9900037456
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: CanLit;;;;;;;;

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET (INTRO.)
Barbed Lyres Canadian Venomous Verse
Toronto, Key Porter Books, 1990. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in near fine dustjacket. Ill.: Aislin.
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Book number: 052929
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 915]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET
The Journals of Susanna Moodie Poems
Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1970. Paperback. 8vo. Ink name to title page; very good+.
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Book number: 049285
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 969]
Catalogue: Poetry

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