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Better Homes and Gardens Story Book (1950 Edition) Plus Better Homes and Gardens Second Story Book (1952 Edition); 2 Vol. Set

By O'CONNOR, Betty

Des Moines, IA: Meredith Publishing Company, 1950. Favorite Stories and Poems from Children's Literature, with Illustrations from Famous Editions. Vol. 1; Original mustard colored cloth binding with Little Black Sambo in the bottom right hand corner. Cover has light edge wear, slightly bumped and fraying corners. The Pledge of Allegiance DOES NOT have "Under God' included. The interior has no writing except childrens names and a gift inscription n the ownership box on the front end paper. The text block is clean, with some foxing (light brown spots) where something had been laid in on a couple of pages of "The Little Red Hen." 151 tight pages with no markings except for the light foxing and a few smudges. Vol. 2: Original red colored cloth binding with Illlustrations of characters in the book under the titles. Has light edge wear on spine ends and corners. The top right-hand corner of the front end paper has been cut out to remove names. 176 pages are tight and exceptionally clean. Nice, sound, collectible copies.. No Edition Stated. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$145.00

The Poetry of Rock

By GOLDSTEIN, Richard

New York: Bantam Books, 1976. 12th printing, 1976. Former school library book with stamp on title page. Good condition with spine crease, sticker scar, scuffing to front cover. 148 tight, age-toned pages. The most comprehensive collection of rock lyrics ever assembled, including Chuck Berry, Roger Miller, Lennon-McCartney, Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen, The Doors and beyond. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

$3.99

The Little Book of Modern Verse

By RITTENHOUSE, Jessie B., Editor

Boston: Houghton Mifflin , Riverside Press, 1928. Pocket-size clothbound collection of works by diverse American poets. 24th printing, 1928. This copy is in very good condition with almost no visible wear to the binding. The 211 pages are tight and clean with some dogeared. A student's name is inside the front cover. A very nice copy that offers hours of pleasant reading and contemplation.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.

$18.99

Ireland in Poetry : With Paintings, Drawings, Photographs and Other Works of Art
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Ireland in Poetry : With Paintings, Drawings, Photographs and Other Works of Art

By SULLIVAN, Charles, Editor

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995. Fine copy in flawless dust jacket. 208 glossy pages, index. Every page illustrated, many in full color. Excellent gift for anyone interested in the heritage of Ireland. . Cloth. COLLECTIBLE MINT/Fine. 9 x 11 Inches.

$39.95

Traveller's Library
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Traveller's Library

By MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1933. Sturdy, well-read copy with sun-faded spine and age-toned page edges. No jacket. Binding protected by Mylar cover. Sticker scar on front end paper. 1,688 pages. Anthology of fiction, essays and poetry selected and annotated by W. Somerset Maugham.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.99

Masterpieces of American Poets : A Modern Anthology
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Masterpieces of American Poets : A Modern Anthology

By VAN DOREN, Mark, Editor

Garden City, N.Y.: Garden City Publishing Co., 1936. Deluxe Edition in good, Mylar-protected dust jacket with chips at spine ends and corners. Sticker scar on front end paper. 698 pages, index of first lines. Anthology of American poetry edited by Mark Van Doren includes Emerson, Longfellow, Poe, Whittier, Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Pound, Eliot.. Cloth. COLLECTIBLE VG/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.99

Victorian Cat, The : A Classic Collection for Cat Lovers
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Victorian Cat, The : A Classic Collection for Cat Lovers

By MAYS, Sted

New York: Wings Books, 1995. Wings Books hard cover, first printing, 1995. Fine, as new copy in like dust jacket protected in clear, easily removable, archival polyester cover. A collection of poetry and prose about cats, with many color illustrations. 58 pages. Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging.. First Thus. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 7¾" Tall.

$9.99

Ghosts of Hollywood and Oter Poems
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Ghosts of Hollywood and Oter Poems

By BUTLER, Jeremy (Suart M. Kaminsky)

A.S.A.P., 2002. Number 43 of 50 collectors copies published. Signed by Natasha Butler Pevsner, Suart M. Kaminsky, Seymour O'Leary, Phil Parks (illustrator). Black moire patterned cloth with white lettering, and glossy paste on picture. Toby Peters, Kaminsky's fictional detective is featured in a poem titled "On Toby Peters." Gift Quality.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Limited/Numbered. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Illus. by Phil Parks.

$98.50

Holmes' Poems

By HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Boston: Houghton Mifflin , Riverside Press, 1883. Household Edition. Brown cloth cover has title and butterfly illustration embossed in gold on front and spine. Cover is lightly worn on spine ends and corners. Inscribed "To Julia from Papa Christmas 1883" on end paper along with signatures. 357 pages, some pulling loose from spine. Frontispiece. . Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.99

The Fire Bird

By STRATTON-PORTER, Gene

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1922. First edition stated. Tragic narrative poem of the first Americans. Green cloth spine, tan boards with bright red birds on front. Lovely line decorations and color plates throughout. Illustrations by Gordon Grant, decorations by Lee Thayer. 71 pages with decorated end papers. Price-clipped dust jacket is missing a two-inch V-shaped piece near top of spine, has a small tear at spine bottom, tiny chips at corners and some small spots of soil. Protected in mylar. A beautifully preserved, collectible copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover- Decorative Boards. COLLECTIBLE VG/Fair. Illus. by Gordon Grant. 9 1/2 Inches Tall.

$249.00

The Years of Our Friendship : Robert Lowell & Allen Tate
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The Years of Our Friendship : Robert Lowell & Allen Tate

By DORESKI, William

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1990. First Edition, 1990. University Press of Mississippi hard cover in mint condition, in fine dust jacket protected in clear, archival polyester cover. A study of the often troubled friendship of two poets united by bonds of imagination and mutual needs. 251 pages, index. Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.99

Just Folks
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Just Folks

By GUEST, Edgar A.

Chicago: The Reilly and Lee Co., 1917. Poetry for those who want meaning, message and rhyme. 192 pages, index. Black cloth binding shows only a little wear; gilt lettering is bright.. No Edition Stated (Presumed First). Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$19.99

Aftermath
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Aftermath

By LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. Tales of a Wayside Inn, Part Third, and Birds of Passage. 144 pages. 1875 Christmas gift inscription on front end paper. Additional gift inscription on next page. Cloth binding is mottled, especially on spine. Pages split at spine between pages 96-97 but still firm.. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.99

Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant
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Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant

By BRYANT, William Cullen

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1879. Poems collected and arranged by the author. Originally published in 1846, revised in 1874. 411 pages, notes. Page edges gilt. Cover blue cloth with gilt decor. Corners worn. Butterfly stickers on front end paper. Flyleaf inscription To Julia on her 13th birthday Sept. 24, 1881. . Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$49.99

Christmas Tales and Poems
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Christmas Tales and Poems

By DOLEZAL, Margaret J.

Lincoln, Nebraska: Dageforde Publishing, Inc., 2000. A potpourri of original poems and stories that fill the senses and evoke sweet memories of past Christmases. 141 pages. Gift quality.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Brand New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.49

Tony's Scrapbooks
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Tony's Scrapbooks

By WONS, Tony

Chicago: Reilly and Lee, 1932. Good copy bound in blue cloth with fragment of dust jacket laid in. Popular excerpts from the author's 1930s CBS radio program "Radio Scrap Book." Three Famous Tony's Scrapbooks in One Volume. 112 pages plus space to add one's own poetic selections. Binding shows some shelf wear. Gift inscription on front end paper.. No Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.99

When Day Is Done
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When Day Is Done

By GUEST, Edgar A.

Chicago: The Reilly and Lee Co., 1921. Third printing, October 1921. 191 pages, index. Cloth binding is worn in spots, spine canted, pages age-toned. Some pages have pencil marks. Inscription on front end paper. No dust jacket. Old-fashioned poems that are fun to read aloud.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.99

Reading for Christian Schools 5
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Reading for Christian Schools 5

By Bob Jones University

Greenville, South Carolina : Bob Jones University Press, 1986. 6th printing. Shiny Green cover with illustrations has a couple of small gouges, and some corner wear. Last name printed at top page edges. The text block pages are clean and unmarked. . Hard Cover- Decorative Boards. Very Good -/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.99

Reading for Christian Schools 4
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Reading for Christian Schools 4

By Bob Jones University

Greenville, South Carolina : Bob Jones University Press, 1985. 6th printing. Shiny Green cover with illustrations of a repair truck, Cowboys by a campfire, and an old houseboat. Last name printed at top of front end paper. A couple of spots on the title page and the back end papers.The text block pages are clean and unmarked, with only a couple that have been dog-eared. . Hard Cover- Decorative Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.99

Someday I'm Going Home
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Someday I'm Going Home

By RICE, Grantland

Chicago: P. F. Volland and Co., 1914. Pocket-size, 5-page book bound in paper boards, published in the shop of P. F. Volland and Co., Chicago, in 1914. A poem about longing to return home. Printed on heavy, textured paper on folded pages, each page beautifully decorated with a floral motif in blue, green and gilt. Ivory vellum cover has raised gilt lettering and decoration. Back cover is soiled by apparent coffee spill. Front cover has a small abrasion, a minor scar and a faint spot. Pages are clean and bright. Spine has one tiny hole.. No Edition Stated (Presumed First). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$24.99

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