Poetry from Classic Books and Ephemera

cover of Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by Joyce, James

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Published
1966
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Very Good -
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New York: Viking Press, 1966. Paperback. Very Good -. 7th printing May 1966. 63 p.; 20 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Compass Books C25. Contents: Chamber Music -- Pomes Penyeach -- Ecce Puer. In Very Good- Condition: edges rubbed; upper corner of front cover creased; clean and tight.
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cover of Life Studies by Robert Lowell

Life Studies by Robert Lowell

by Lowell, Robert

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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New York: Vintage Books / Random House, 1959. Paperback. Very Good. First printing. vi, 86 p.;19 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Former owner's inscription on half title page. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly rubbed; upper corner of title page is lightly creased; clean and tight.
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cover of A James Stephens Reader: Selected and with an Introduction by Lloyd Frankenberg; Preface by Padraic Colum

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New York: Macmillan Co, 1962. Paperback. Very Good -. First printing. xxxiv, [2], 467 p.; 21 cm. Paperback. Contains selections from both the fiction and the poetry of Irish author James Stephens (1880-1950). Includes an index to first lines and titles of poems. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed and lightly soiled; pages are browning but clean… Read more
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cover of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Bernard Bergonzi

Gerard Manley Hopkins by Bernard Bergonzi

by Bergonzi, Bernard

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780020485902
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New York: Collier Books / Macmillan, 1977. Paperback. Near Fine. xv, [3], 202 p.; 20 cm. Paperback. Part of the Masters of World Literature series. A critical biography of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), English poet and Jesuit priest. In Near Fine Condition: cover is lightly rubbed; clean and tight.
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cover of Poetry of Our Times; Selected and Edited by Sharon Brown

Poetry of Our Times; Selected and Edited by Sharon Brown

by Brown, Sharon, editor

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Published
1928
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Chicago: Scott, Foresman and Co, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. [2], 551 p.; 20 cm. Maroon cover with printed paper spine label. No dust jacket. Poetry of the 1920s by American and British poets. Includes one or two paragraphs of biographical information about each author. In Very Good Condition: corners lightly rubbed; head of spine just starting to fray;… Read more
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cover of Nightingale Fever: Russian Poets in Revolution

Nightingale Fever: Russian Poets in Revolution

by Hingley, Ronald

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780394504513
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine -. xiii, [1], 269, [3] p.: portraits; 24 cm. Black and light grey cover with silver spine title and blind-stamped title on front cover. Illustrated dust jacket. The "dramatic and tragic story of four of the greatest Russian poets of the twentieth century": Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam, Boris… Read more
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cover of Lord Byron's Prisoner of Chillon

Lord Byron's Prisoner of Chillon

by Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron

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Published
1930
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Good +
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Montreux, France: Imp. Nouvelle, 1930. Pamphlet. Good +. 15, [1] p.: illustrations; 12 cm. Pamphlet; stapled. Portrait of Lord Byron on front cover within decorative border. Color view of Chateau de Chillon running landscape on the back cover. Advertisement for the Bazar de Chillon on inside of back cover. Cover title. Byron's famous poem, The Prisoner of Chillon,… Read more
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cover of The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known -- Nov. 1898 Vol. IV, No. 11 -- Echoes from Theocritus

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1898. Paperback. Good. Printed by Smith & Sale, Portland, Maine. [14], 365-393, [13] p.; 16 cm. Blue-grey paper wrappers printed in black and red; sewn. Some pages are unopened. The Bibelot was published by Thomas Mosher from 1895 to 1914. This issue contains Echoes from Theocritus by Edward Cracroft Lefroy and Autumn List… Read more
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cover of The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known -- Dec. 1896 Vol. II, No. 12 -- The Death of Darnley: Four Scenes from Bothwell: A Tragedy

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1896. Paperback. Very Good -. Printed by Smith & Sale, Portland, Maine. [14], 369-393, [13] p.; 16 cm. Blue-grey paper wrappers printed in black and red; sewn. The Bibelot was published by Thomas Mosher from 1895 to 1914. This issue contains a poem by Swinburne, as well as the title page and table… Read more
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cover of From Desire to Desire

From Desire to Desire

by Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

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Published
1976
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Fine
ISBN
9780385088664
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Garden City: Doubleday & Co, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/very good. xiv, [2], 126 p.; 22 cm. Red and blue cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket. Stated First Edition. Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933-2017) was a Russian poet, novelist, screenwriter, and director. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: edges are rubbed; minor… Read more
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cover of Between Wars and Other Poems

Between Wars and Other Poems

by Halley, Anne; Baskin, Leonard

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Published
1965
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Good
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Amherst, Mass: University of Massachusetts Press, 1965. Paperback. Good. [10], 13-70, [2] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback. The drawings are by Leonard Baskin. In Good Condition: cover is lightly stained and browned, which seems to be typical of this white paperback cover; a few upper page corners creased; pages are clean and tight.
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cover of Modern Poetry and the Tradition

Modern Poetry and the Tradition

by Brooks, Cleanth

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Published
1965
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Near Fine -
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Paperback. Near Fine -. A Galaxy Book. xxxiii, [1], 253 p.; 20 cm. Paperback. The author "shows how the work of Auden, Eliot, Yeats, and other outstanding modern poets resembles Metaphysical poetry in attitude and structure." -- back cover. In Near Fine- Conditon: edges rubbed; clean and tight.
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cover of Edith Sitwell: Fire of the Mind; Anthology by Elizabeth Salter & Allanah Harper; Foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell

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New York: Vanguard Press, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. 320 p.; 24 cm. Black cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. An anthology, arranged chronologically, of Edith Sitwell's prose and poetry. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: closed 2-cm. tear from lower edge of back section; slightly rubbed;… Read more
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cover of The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke; With an Introduction by George Edward Woodberry and a Biographical Note by Margaret Lavington

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Co, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good/very good -. 180 p., frontispiece portrait of the author; 21 cm. Black cloth with silver spine title. Dust jacket. Bookseller label on front flap: The Birmingham Bookstore. Book is in Very Good Condition: slightly cocked; top page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in… Read more
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cover of Poems New and Collected 1957-1997; Translated from the Polish by Stanilaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Stated First Edition. xvii, [1], 273 p.; 24 cm. Reddish-brown cover with gilt spine title; author's initials blind-stamped on front cover. Light brown ribbon bookmark.Illustrated dust jacket with the author's portrait on the back. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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cover of Tentative Description of a Dinner Given to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower

Tentative Description of a Dinner Given to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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San Francisco, Ca: Golden Mountain Press, 1958. Pamphlet. Very Good. First read at the Poets' Follies of 1958." [8] p.; 22 cm. Stapled. Second issue: printed in black with the publisher's logo in black on p. [2]. An anti-nuclear poem. In Very Good Condition: lightly creased; wrapper is lightly soiled; otherwise, clean and bright.
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cover of Oration by Rev. Horatio Stebbins; Poem by Edward Hale

Oration by Rev. Horatio Stebbins; Poem by Edward Hale

by Stebbins, Horatio; Hale, Edward

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Published
1883
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Very Good +
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Exeter, N.H.: William B. Morrill, 1883. Pamphlet. Very Good +. 22 p.; 22 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black. "Centennial of Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, June 21, 1883." Wrapper title: Dr. Stebbins's Oration, Mr. Hale's Poem, June 21, 1883. The poem celebrating the private school's first hundred years is by Edward Hale (1858-1918), a Unitarian minister who… Read more
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cover of Horace: His Life, Friendships and Philosophy as Told by Himself; In Unrhymed Metrical Translation, with the Latin Text, and Appropriate Illustrations From His Works; Including Views of Authorities on Rhyming, and Other Translation Methods, with Notes, Comments, and Examples by Clarence Cary

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New York: Evening Post Job Printing House, 1904. Hardcover. Near Fine. 215, [1] p.; 23 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt spine title: A Life of Horace As Told by Himself. Gilt cover title: Of Horace. Top page edges gilt. No dust jacket. In Near Fine Condition: 2 small faded spots on front cover; otherwise, clean and tight.… Read more
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cover of American Poets 1630-1930; Edited by Mark van Doren

American Poets 1630-1930; Edited by Mark van Doren

by Van Doren, Mark, editor

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. xxxiii, [1], 698 p.; 21 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title; light blue and gilt decoration on spine and front cover. Top page edges blue. Red ribbon book mark. Former owner's name on front fixed endpaper: Mary McKenzie. In Very Good Condition: slightly shaken; cover is lightly soiled… Read more
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cover of Sonnets and a Dream

Sonnets and a Dream

by Huntington, William Reed

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Published
1899
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Good +
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Jamaica, NY: Marion Press, 1899. Hardcover. Good +. 60 p.; 20 cm. Light green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. William Reed Huntington (1838-1909) was an American Episcopal minister and author. In Good+ Condition: cover is lightly soiled; ends of spine rubbed; minor loss over lower front joint; foxing throughout; otherwise, clean and tight.
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