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The Faerie Queene Book 1 and Book 2

by Edmund Spenser

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1965/1966
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Very Good
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London: Oxford University Press, 1965/1966. Book 1 and Book II. Edited by P.C.Bayley VERY GOOD copies, minor shelf wear, age toned, tidy former owner inscription inside, otherwise clean, unmarked interior. No dust jackets.
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The Odyssey

by Homer/Wilson, Emily (Translator)

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
first edition
ISBN
9780393089059
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CA$26.45

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2018. pp.582 First Edition. Hardcover. As new. FINE in FINE dust jacket. Translated by Emily Wilson - professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Includes notes and glossary
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The Poems of W.B. Yeats

by W.B. Yeats

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1976
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Near Fine
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. NEAR FINE 1976. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Hardcover. No DJ as issued; Full green gilt-worked leather, 4 raised bands, ribbon marker, green moire endpapes, 135 pp. Selected, edited and introduced by William York Tindall, illustrated by Robin Jacques.
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Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems and Other Writings

by Emma Lazarus

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781551112855
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Broadview Press 2002, p.364 edited by Gregory Eiselein. A Broadview literary text with introduction, chronology, notes, and Appendices. Paperback in VERY GOOD condition, small amount of shelf wear, creased corners, and minor pencil underlining and notation inside.
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An Apology for Poetry

by Sir Philip Sidney

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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London: 1965, 244 pg. Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Nelson's Medieval and Renaissance Library, edited by Geoffrey Shepherd. Hardcover with dust jacket in VERY GOOD condition. Green boards with gold gilt lettering on spine, interior is clean and unmarked except for previous owner inscription on front board end paper. Dust jacket shows some edgewear: small closed tears, creases. few… Read more
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The Poems of Irving Layton

by Irving Layton

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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Toronto: 1977, 63 pages. The Poems of Irving Layton, New Canadian Library Selection #N012. Selected and introduced by Eli Mandel Paperback in VERY GOOD condition. Binding is tight, covers show light edgewear; a few small creases and chips. Contents clean, pages lightly toned.
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Wallace Stevens: the poem as act

by Merle E Brown

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition
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Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970. pp.219. Hardcover is VERY GOOD condition, straight spine, interior is bright, clean, unmarked. Dust jacket is sun-faded on spine and along edges, some scuff marks on back cover, edges show small chips and closed tears, not price clipped.
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The Thoughts of the Last Futurist Poetry & Prose

by Bob Ezergailis

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780968019405
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CA$13.60

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Hamilton, Ontario: B.E. Enterprises, 1995. 52pp. Softcover. Very Good with minor edge wear and creasing along spine. Signed and dated March 29, 1998 on end paper. From the back cover: "The Thoughts of the Last Futurist is a starkly graphic, often provocative, collection of poems that explore the shadows, the light, and the darkness of post-modern thought, politics, ideological myths,… Read more
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Gabriel's Wing

by Allan Cooper

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781894031837
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Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia 2004. 57pp. 5" x 8 3/4" Smyth-sewn paperback with cover flaps. The cover is printed on Neenah Classic Crest/Classic Columns duplex stock, and features a reproduction of an intaglio print by New Brunswick artist Dan Steeves. The text was typeset in F.W. Goudy's Deepdene by Andrew Steeves and printed on Rolland Zephyr Laid paper. A… Read more
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Headstand

by Carol Malyon

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780919897205
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Toronto, ON, Canada: Wolsak & Wynn Publishers, Limited, 1990. Soft Cover. Very Good + light scuffing to cover & top edge shows light discoloration. Otherwise is clean and unmarked. First Canadian Edition. First Printing. Pictorial Wraps. First edition. Signed by author on title page.
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Why Poets Wear Black

by M.P. Freeman

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780973068801
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Burlington, ON: Bibliopunk, 2002. Soft Cover. Very Good. Light edge wear. First Canadian Edition. First Printing. Stiff pictorial covers, black spiral bound. First edition. Signed by author and illustrator. Michael P. Freeman is a Canadian writer of short fiction, poetry, and screenplays. This collection of poetry incorporates illustrations throughout the text and each poem has an accompanying illustration on the… Read more
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The Whole Bloody Bird

by Irving Layton

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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Toronto and Montreal, Canada: McClelland and Stewart, 1969. First printing. Hardcover. Near fine with very good dust jacket. 155 pp. Dust jacket has a slight nick at top of spine and top edge corner, otherwise unmarked and clean. Irving Layton (1912-2006) is one of Canada's best loved and most prolific poets. This collection, his 22nd book, is a mix of… Read more
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Private Properties

by Leona Gom

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
June 1988
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
second printing
ISBN
9780919203594
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Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1988. (CAD) 2nd Printing illus wraps, 93pp. A collection of poems. Gom was the editor of the literary magazine EVENT. Some scuffing to cover and slight wear to edges. Otherwise a clean copy. Trade paperback.
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