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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language

by Palgrave, Francis Turner (Contributor John Press.)

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London: Oxford University Press 1968. (Hardcover) 615pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Top edge stained blue, notes, indices. The spine is a bit cocked with a slight twist, the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and a previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. "The Golden Treasury selected by Francis… Read more
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New York: William Morrow [0-06-054133-4] 2003. (Hardcover) 452pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. A remainder mark on the top edge. "When her poems first emerged during the Black Arts Movement in the 1960s, Nikki Giovanni immediately took her place among the most celebrated, controversial, and influential poets of the… Read more
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press [0-19-812119-9] 1974. (Hardcover) 512pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has a previous bookseller's sticker on the front flap. "This new and enlarged Oxford Book of Medieval Latin Verse gives a… Read more
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New York: Grove Press, Inc. 1970, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 240pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. The spine is lightly worn, the book lacks the front endpaper and the back panel of the dust jacket is a bit rubbed. "I want to warn you that I am the poet of the revolution....… Read more
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The Ukrainian Poets 1189-1962

by Andrusyshen, C.H. (editors) (With Watson Kirkconnell.)

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1963. (Hardcover) 500pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Index. The spine is lightly cocked and edgeworn at top and bottom. "The Ukrainians form a nation larger than that of the French and occupy a territory somehwat more extensive than France. Within its boundaries are concentrated the heavy industry and… Read more
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Migration; New & Selected Poems

by Merwin, W.S.

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Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press [1-55659-218-3] 2005, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 543pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Index. There is a 3 / 4-inch tear to the top of the dust jacket and the spine is gently worn at the top and bottom. "W.S. Merwin is arguably the most influential American poet… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-03852-1] 1996, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 205pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Index. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "Here, from one of our major poets, is the collected early work that has been long unavailable in this country. Included in this volume is the work… Read more
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The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough (Publisher series: Oxford Standard Authors.)

by Clough, Arthur Hugh (Edited by A.L.P. Norrington.)

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London: Oxford University Press 1968. (Hardcover) 320pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, index of first lines. "This new selection of Clough's poetry in the Oxford Standard Authors, for which Sir Arthur Norrington has prepared new notes and has written a new Introduction, is based on the edition by H.F. Lowry, Sir Arthur… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Khayyam, Omar (Illustrations by Willy Pogany.)

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London: George G. Harrap [no date]. (Hardcover) np. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Grey cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and brown lettering and decorations to the front cover. Decorations, 16 color illustrations. Minor edgewear and a previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. Illustrations by Willy Pogany. … Read more
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The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose

by Gray, Douglas (editor) (Contributor Norman Davis.)

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Oxford: Clarendon Press [0-19-812452-X] 1985. (Hardcover) 586pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Abbreviations, glossary, index. The bottom of the spine is gently edgeworn and there is a bookplate on the front fixed endpaper. "This anthology covers a period in English literature - from the death… Read more
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New York: Oxford University Press [0-19-508361-X] 1993. (Trade paperback) 139pp. Near fine. Gloss, notes, maps. There is a minor ink mark on page 132 and a few spots on the last pages. "Aemillia Lanyer (1569-1645) was the first woman poet in England who sought status as a professional writer; her poems are dedicated entirely… Read more
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Beowulf; An Illustrated Edition

by Heaney, Seamus

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 978-0-393-33010-6 [978-0-393-33010-6] 2008. (Trade paperback) 260pp. Near fine. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, notes, abbreviations, bibliography. Lightly rubbed on the back cover. "I wish that the astonishing and powerful Seamus Heaney translation of Beowulf had been available when Roger Avary and I first wrote our… Read more
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Translation of Omar Khayyam--Rubaiyat.)

by Fitzgerald, Edward (Translation of Omar Khayyam: Rubaiyat; Illustrations by J. Yunge Bateman.)

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New York: A.S. Barnes and Co. 1965. (Small 4to) 35pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. The covers and dust jacket are speckled and soiled. "Long one of the best known and most widely quoted poems in the English language, Edward Fitzgerald's exquisite paraphrase of the Rubaiyat of the astronomer-poet of Persia… Read more
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Oxford: Clarendon Press [0-19-812452-X] 1985. (Hardcover) 586pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Abbreviations, glossary, index. "This anthology covers a period in English literature - from the death of Chaucer to the early years of Henry VIII's reign - which is relatively little known but which… Read more
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Farm Ballads

by Carleton, Will

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers 1882. (Hardcover) 159pp. Poor, no dust jacket. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and illustrative gilt decoration to the front cover. Frontispiece, illustrations. The spine ends and corners are worn, the front free endpaper has a few previous owner names and the top corner is torn away, the rear… Read more
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The Illustrated Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Fitzgerald, Edward

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London: Caxton Editions 1-84067-1483 [1-84067-1483] 2001. (4to) 109pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, black and white and color illustrations, decorations. "Omar Kayyam, a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer who lived around 1050-1123, was the son of a tent-maker. At the request of the then Sultan, he reformed the… Read more
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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

by Dickinson, Emily (Edited by Thomas H. Johnson.)

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1960, 4th printing. (Hardcover) 770pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Indices. The dust jacket is slightly darkened along the spine and price-clipped. "The publication of the Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson marks a distinct literary event, the first collection in a single volume of… Read more
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Poems; 1925-1940

by MacNeice, Louis

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New York: Random House 1940, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 326pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained dark red. Index. The dust jacket is price-clipped, lightly soiled and edgeworn. "Of the young men who dominate English poetry today, Louis MacNeice is one of the acknowledged leaders. He represents the most vital element… Read more
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Campion's Works

by Campion, Thomas (Edited by Percival Vivian.)

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Oxford: Clarendon Press 1909. (Hardcover) 400pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and embossed front cover decoration. Frontispiece, genealogical table, illustrations, musical notation, notes, bibliography, index, map. The endpapers are toned, the top edge is spotted, the dust jacket is speckled and darked at… Read more
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The Yale Younger Poets Anthology

by Bradley, George (editor)

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New Haven: Yale University Press [0-300-07473-5] 1998. (Trade paperback) 306pp. Near fine. Illustrations. "For eighty years the Yale Series of Younger Poets has championed the most promising new poets in the United States through its annual poetry contest. Robert Hass, Carolyn Fourche, James Tate, John Hollander, John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, William Meredith, and Muriel… Read more
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