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Barbed Wire Ballads
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Barbed Wire Ballads

By Melville, Lieut. Tom (Scotty)

Canada: School Aids and Text Book Publishing. Paperback. B01B2KWKMC 62 pages. Presents thirty-one ballads penned by a Canadian prisoner of war in Germany's Oflag VII/B during WWII "...in the belief that they may be of some interest to the folks in Canada, and that our friends at home may get some inkling of the things we do and the things we think about behind the old barbed wire." - page 3. Ominous cover art depicts large Nazi boot treading on silhouette of POW behind barbed wire. Reproduction of the author's POW photo on page 6. Photo of the Pipe Band of Oflag VII/B on page 30 includes Brigadier W. Southam (Canada). Sketch of Oflag VII-B on page 62. Dedicated to the men of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, and the South Saskatchewan Regiment. Laid-in is an undated WWII news clipping entitled Poem Found on Body of Unknown Soldier. Prior owner's name stroked out atop first leaf. Average wear. Binding sound. A sombre WWII memento. . Good. 1945. Second Printing.

$199.95

She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women
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She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women

By Grahn, Judy

Oakland, CA: Diana Press. Paperback. 0884470156 92 pages. Designed by Wendy Cadden and Karen Sjoholm. Primarily illustrated in black and white plus several color pages. "These poems, intended for reading out load, have cumulative power. Images of women in a range of forms - portraits, wildly imaginative fables, ironic parables, incantatory invocation - have a formal, ritual quality. My feeling when I read the final lines was as if a new Genesis, a strong myth of women, had begun." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. Short opening between front cover and top of spine. A worthy copy of this treasured work. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$195.00

History & Rhymes of Our Boys in the Great War
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History & Rhymes of Our Boys in the Great War

By O'Neil, Buck Private

USA: Privately Published. Paperback. B005F05CTY 63 pages. Several black and white reproductions of photos, including portrait of General Pershing. In addition the the rhymes, a substantial portion of history is provided about: The Fismes Sector, The Argonne, and The Projected Attack on Metz. Chipping to covers. Contents clean and unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1926. First Edition.

$49.95

THE BRIGHT SIDE O' THINGS By HARVEY HAMLYN 1927
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THE BRIGHT SIDE O' THINGS By HARVEY HAMLYN 1927

By HAMLYN, HARVEY

New York: GEORGE SULLY & COMPANY. Hardcover. B0078EOF48 95 pages. Index of authors. A compilation of uplifting poems from the late 1920s by many American poets. Title label upon faux leather front board. Prior owner's details, dated 1928, atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1927. First Edition.

$79.95

The Rhymes of G. A. Studdert Kennedy
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The Rhymes of G. A. Studdert Kennedy

By Kennedy, G A S

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. B000R12TOW A collection of poetry first issued in 1927 as "The Unutterable Beauty." "Author was perhaps the most famous padre serving in the war of 1914-1918. Everything Studdert Kennedy (aka Woodbine Willie) did and wrote bore the marks of a great man, passionate in his tenderness for suffering and striving humanity, fierce in his hatred of hypocrisy and cant." - Publisher's Note. Former library copy with usual markings, rebound in blue patterned buckram. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1940. First Edition Thus.

$99.95

Morning and Its Summer: A Memoir
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Morning and Its Summer: A Memoir

By Purdy, Al

Canada: Blue Book Shop. Paperback. 0864950322 Signed and inscribed by Al Purdy upon title page. 53 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. An autobiography of Purdy's formative years, accompanied with some of his verse. "Purdy is one of the best poets in the English-speaking world." - Saturday Night. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$149.95

The Outlaw and Other Poems
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The Outlaw and Other Poems

By Buck, Alanson L.

Toronto: William Briggs. Hardcover. 161 pages. Thirty-eight poems with title such as: A Manitoulin Spring, United Canada, Morning on Lake Mindemoya, With Wolfe at Quebec, Stick to the Farm, and many more. Informative handwritten biographical information slip about the author affixed to dedication page. Photo portrait of author. Unmarked. Moderate wear to forest green cloth-covered boards adorned with bright gilt lettering. A sound vintage copy. Bibliographic reference: Watters [2nd Edn] p.28. . Good. 1913. First Edition.

$79.95

B.C. (British Columbia) Ballads - Centennial Edition
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B.C. (British Columbia) Ballads - Centennial Edition

By McLean, Frances (Signed)

Canada: Frances McLean. Paperback. B002FD2WPG Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. 18 pages. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1966. Centennial Edition.

$49.95

Canadian Poetry Magazine, September (Sept.) 1947, Vol. 11, No. 1
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Canadian Poetry Magazine, September (Sept.) 1947, Vol. 11, No. 1

By Lowry, Malcolm; Adams, Myrtle; Brock, David; Crosland, M.; Fraser, Hermia; Reaney, J.; Sinclair, Lister; al, et

Toronto: The Canadian Authors Association. Paperback. [4] 5-47, [5 ads] pages. Includes twenty-eight contributions, most notably "Sestina in a Cantina" by Malcolm Lowry, the scene of which is a waterfront tavern in Vera Cruz at daybreak. Somewhat above-average wear to beige card covers. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1947. First Edition.

$149.95

Rhymes of a LumberJack A Second Book of Verse:  Concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America.
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Rhymes of a LumberJack A Second Book of Verse: Concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America.

By Swanson, Robert E.; Bushell, Bert (illus)

Toronto: Thomas Allen, Ltd. Toronto. Hardcover. 0920080278 94 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. "A second book of verse concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America." - subtitle. Small 'Compliments of..." bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Bound in forest green buckram without dust jacket. Binding tight. A quality vintage copy. Edwards & Lort 3430. Lowther 1829. . Very Good. 1943. First Edition.

$149.95

The London Mercury, Vol. XXI, No. 122, December 1929
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The London Mercury, Vol. XXI, No. 122, December 1929

By SQUIRE, J.C. (ed)

London: London Mercury Ltd. Paperback. B008A6DI82 xx, 97-192 pages. Contents include: Poetry; Lord Mount Prospect; Proud-For-Nothing Giles; Via Condotti; The Poetry of Robert Bridges; Cezanne, Cubism and Modern Art; Mr. Rhodes's Sheridan; and more. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. Vendor's inkstamp upon front cover. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1929. First Edition.

$79.95

This purple-misted isle: Manx poems
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This purple-misted isle: Manx poems

By Faragher, Kathleen

Ramsey, Isle of Man: The Ramsey Courier Ltd. Paperback. B0007K2LUK Neatly signed, without inscription, by author beneath her photo on page 3. 51 pages including 32 poems. Several black and white vignettes in text. Prior owner carefully secured clear plastic to blue covers with tape which has yellowed. Corresponding discolouration to first and last leaves. Binding intact. Name and address handwritten atop title page. News clipping taped to page 48 includes poem which appears on page 49. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1957. First Edition.

$99.95

Totem Poles and Railroads
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Totem Poles and Railroads

By Rogers, Janet

Canada: Arbeiter Ring. Paperback. 1894037871 Signed and dated by author on blank leaf following half-title page. Approximately 70 pages. "All of the stinging and difficult realities of colonialism are confronted head-on and with ferocity." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. . Fine. 2016. First Edition.

$39.95

Charms of the Seashore
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Charms of the Seashore

By Rasmussen, Avis; Rasmussen, Tove

Canada: Self-Published. Paperback. 30 pages. First published in 1975. Coastal poetry. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1980. Reprint.

$39.95

Ballads and barrack-room ballads,
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Ballads and barrack-room ballads,

By Kipling, Rudyard

New York: Macmillan and co. Hardcover. B00085S8UG pp. xvi, 207, [8] ads. Top edge gilt. Includes twenty ballads and twenty-one barrack-room ballads. Above-average wear to dark blue cloth-covered boards. Considerable rubbing to gilt decoration upon front board and lettering upon backstrip. Hinges started. Prior owner's bookplate inside front board. Handwritten details of two prior owner's upon first blank leaf. Contents moderately toned. A worthy copy. . Fair. 1892. First American Edition.

$69.95

OCCIDENT Spring 1963
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OCCIDENT Spring 1963

By Rossman, Michael, Don Donahue, David Gershator, Julia Vinograd, et al

USA: Associated Students University of California - Ber. Paperback. B008NICNMO 57 page stapled booklet measuring 9" x 6". Prior owner's details atop title page. Includes poetry and prose by: Kenneth Butler, Arthur Lindley, Laura E. Dunlap, David Park, Karolyn Opitz, Michael Rossman, Chya Jayne, Jaye Robbins, and twelve others. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1963. First Edition.

$69.95

Occident; Fall, 1960.
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Occident; Fall, 1960.

USA: Berkeley Associated Students of the University of California 1960.. Paperback. B002H9FKG6 46 page stapled booklet measuring 9" x 6". Includes poetry and prose by: Edwin Brush, Bruce Hawkins, Oswald LeWinter, Robert B. Newman, Belle Randall, Walt Wright, William Searle and seven others. Also includes a fascinating article by Michael Rossman entitled New Faces on the Picket Line. Average wear. Small incidental pen mark to front cover and coffee stain to lower corner of last few pages. A sound copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$69.95

OCCIDENT New Series Volume I Spring 1961
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OCCIDENT New Series Volume I Spring 1961

USA: Associated Students of the University of California. Paperback. B00KJO1416 64 page stapled booklet measuring 8 1/2" x 6". Includes poetry and prose by: Thomas Dowling, Bruce Hawkins, Clark Brown, Jay Wright, William Searle, Robert B. Thompson, and fourteen others. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1961. First Edition.

$69.95

Occident, Fall 1962
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Occident, Fall 1962

By Weiner, Leon: Editor

USA: Associated Students of the University of California. Paperback. 50 page stapled booklet measuring 9" x 6". Includes poetry and prose by: Bruce Hawkins, W.E. Stephenson, Ken Spiker, Davied Park, Kenneth Butler, and nineteen others. Prior owner's details written atop title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$49.95

Occident, Spring 1962
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Occident, Spring 1962

By Stevens, Alexander M.; Editor

USA: Associated Students of the University of California. Paperback. 59 page stapled booklet measuring 9" x 6". Prior owner's details atop title page. Includes poetry and prose by: Marc Norman, Adam David Miller, Michael Brailowe, Michel-Andres Strickman, Bruce Hawkins, Leon Weiner, Kenneth Butler, and fourteen others. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$69.95

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