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The Selected Poetry of Robert Browning (Modern Library #198.2)

by BROWNING, Robert

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[c.1962]
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1962]. Hardcover. A selection of poetry from the distinguished English poet and playwright Robert Browning (1812-1889). Edited and introduced by Kenneth L. Knickerbocker. Index of titles at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on… Read more
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Great Classical Myths (Modern Library Giant #G89.1)

by GODOLPHIN, F. R. B. (editor)

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[c.1964]
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Very Good- in Fair dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. [c.1964]. Hardcover. Per the jacket flap, "This volume presents the Greek myths in English translations of the Greek and Roman poets." Edited, with an introduction, by F. R. B. Godolphin, who has attempted to include as many influential ancient myths as possible in… Read more
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Prose and Poetry: A Selection (Everyman's Library #911)

by HEINE, Heinrich

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Published
1948
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Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1948. Hardcover. A 1948 reprint of the 1934 issuance. An Everyman's Library edition offering selections of poems and prose works by Germany's Heinrich Heine (1797-1856). Some of Heine's poems were set… Read more
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The Complete Essays and Other Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern Library #91.3)

by EMERSON, Ralph Waldo

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[c.1955]
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Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1955]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition presenting a comprehensive collection of the writings of the acclaimed 19th Century American essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882). Includes all of his essays, and representative portions of his poems, addresses, biographical sketches and miscellaneous… Read more
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The Bhagavad Gita: The Song Celestial

by ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (translation)

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Published
1965
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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New York: The Heritage Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1965. Hardcover. A deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition offering a version of the Bhagavad Gita, a section of the longer Mahabharata, an epic poem and essential Hindu scripture. The text is presented in Sanskit and side-by-side in English on versos and rectos of leaves. The translation… Read more
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The Divine Comedy

by DANTE (Dante Alighieri); DORÉ, Gustave (illustrations); LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth (translator)

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Published
2008
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Very Good with no dust jacket
ISBN
9781435103849
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New York: Barnes & Noble. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2008. Hardcover. 143510384X . A modern American illustrated reprint edition of the famous 14th Century Italian epic poem consisting of three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso. With the superb engraved illustrations of Gustave Doré throughout. Translation into English by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and with an… Read more
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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe; HUTCHINSON, Thomas (editor)

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Published
1935
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1935. Hardcover. A 1935 edition of Oxford University Press's compilation of the complete poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). The poems are presented in chronologic order, and with index of first lines at rear of volume along with notes on the text and… Read more
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Lectures on English Poets -and- The Spirit of the Age (Everyman's Library #459)

by HAZLITT, William

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Published
1964
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Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. A 1964 reprint of the 1910 issuance. William Hazlitt's lectures on English poets are combined with his series of biographical sketches of 25 important thinkers of his time, in an… Read more
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Lives of the English Poets, Volume Two only (of two) (Everyman's Library #771)

by JOHNSON, Samuel

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Published
1961
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Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library: J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. A 1961 reprint of the 1925 issuance. Volume 2 only of a two-volume set of Doctor Johnson's biographical sketches made of the principal English Poets. Originally published under the title "Lives of the Most Eminent English… Read more
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Dryden's Essays (Everyman's Library #568)

by DRYDEN, John

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Published
1954
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. A 1954 reprint of the 1912 issuance. An abridgement of the earlier two-volume Everyman's Library edition entitled "Of Dramatic Poesy and Other Critical Essays of John Dryden." Mr. Dryden (1631-1700)… Read more
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Lives of the English Poets, in two volumes (Everyman's Library #770 & 771)

by JOHNSON, Samuel

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Published
1950
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library: J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. A two-volume set of Doctor Johnson's biographical sketches made of the principal English Poets. Originally published under the title "Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets" in 1779 through 1781. Volume 1 covers poets Abraham Cowley… Read more
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A Poetry Primer (The Rinehart English Pamphlet series)

by SANDERS, Gerald

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Published
1949
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1949. Stapled wraps. Stated fifteenth printing, August 1949. Per the author's preface, "This book is designed to help students in the early stages of their study, when poetry is like something behind locked doors for which they have no key." With basic information about poetry,… Read more
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Wordsworth (Great Lives series)

by BURRA, Peter

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Published
1950
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Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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London: Duckworth. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. A biography of the great English romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850). Wordsworth became Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, and enjoyed a near-lifelong association with the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Republication of this work coincided with the centenary of Wordsworth's death. --- In textured red paper-covered… Read more
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The Writings of Jonathan Swift: Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds, Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

by SWIFT, Jonathan; GREENBERG, Robert A.; PIPER, William Bowman (editors)

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Published
1973
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780393094152
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Softcover. 0393094154 . Stated first edition. This work contains the complete and definitive texts of virtually all of Jonathan Swift's major works. Includes his Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of the Tub, The Battel of the Books and A Discourse Concerning the… Read more
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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1954. Softcover. A selection of poems and essays by the great English romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850). With essays on the art of poetry, taken from the author's prefaces and elsewhere. Edited with an introduction by Carlos Baker. Entry no. 3 in publisher's Rinehart Editions series.… Read more
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Edwin Arlington Robinson (Pamphlets on American Writers, Number 17)

by COXE, Louis

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Published
1962
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Good
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Good. 1962. Stapled wraps. A compact booklet describing the life and poetry of Maine-born poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935). Entry no. 17 in publisher's "Pamphlet on American Writers" series. --- In simple green stapled wraps. A prior owner has left considerable notes in both ink and pencil (including on front cover),… Read more
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A Reader's Guide to T. S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis

by WILLIAMSON, George

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Published
1957
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New York: The Noonday Press. Good+. 1957. Softcover. Stated first paperbound edition January 1957. Per a prefatory note, this work should be read ". . .in company with Eliot's Collected Poems and Four Quartets," as the texts of the poems themselves are not provided here. --- In stiff black wraps. A prior owner has left a few… Read more
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Twentieth Century Interpretations of Keats's Odes: A Collection of Critical Essays

by STILLINGER, Jack (editor)

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Published
1968
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Good
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: A Spectrum Book / Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Good. 1968. Softcover. Per the back cover, "In this volume, the editor and sixteen other authorities examine the odes [of John Keats] to show Keats's Romantic principles, his attempt to define beauty, and his attitude toward the 'supremacy of art.'" The five odes, which include his "Ode on… Read more
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Robert Frost: A Collection of Critical Essays

by COX, James M. (editor)

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Published
1962
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: A Spectrum Book / Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Very Good+. 1962. Softcover. Per the back cover, this work offers "A symposium of sensitive and thoughtful criticism written about the poetry of Robert Frost. Ranging from high praise to severe judgement, eleven critical writings. . ." assess the work of Mr. Frost. --- In stiff black wraps… Read more
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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

by ABRAMS, M. H. (editor)

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Published
1960
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Good+
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New York: A Galaxy Book / Oxford University Press. Good+. 1960. Softcover. A series of scholarly essays examining aspects of the romantic poetry of noted English poets. With 3 or 4 essays per poet by various authors, focusing on the work of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. --- In blue wraps with image of a… Read more
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