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Poems.

by GROOM, Bernard.

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London: Elkin Mathews, Ltd., 1924. First edition. 19.7 cm x 13 cm, publisher's pale green paper-covered boards, pp. 39. With the author's signed presentation inscription. Some pages roughly opened with tears in some upper margins (not affecting text), offsetting to endpapers and half-title, covers uneveny faded and slighltly soiled, small chip at foot of spine, else very good.… Read more
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Poems.

by MacNEICE, Louis. (Annotated by John Ciardi).

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(London): Faber and Faber, (1937). Second impression. Octavo, orange cloth, pp.66. With the signature of poet John Ciardi on the front pastedown. Laid in is an index card with Ciardi's brief pencil notes, captioned: "A Thesis for Social Poetry". Old bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Wear to spine ends and corner tips, light soiling… Read more
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Springboard, 1941-1944. Poems.

by MacNEICE, Louis.

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New York: Random House, (1945). First American edition. 19 x 12.8 cm, green cloth, pp. 63. With the signature of poet John Ciardi, upside-down on the rear endpaper, opposite old bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Text block shows moderate creasing (likely has occurred during production), half-title browned from acidic insert, gutters darkened, else good condition.… Read more
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Plainwater. Essays and Poetry.

by CARSON, Anne.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First American edition. Octavo, yellow, blue and red paper-covered boards, pp. 260, [2]. Canadian writer Joanne page's copy, with her name neatly on endpaper. Fine in very good dust jacket, with crease to front flap and the red panel on the spine faded to pale. .
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1989). First American edition. Octavo, cloth backed boards, pp. xxiii, [170]. Kingston poet and writer Joanne Page's copy with her name writ large on front free endpaper. Slight erasure on enfpaper, covers a bit sun faded, else near fine in dust jacket, .
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A Walk After John Keats.

by BUSHNELL, Nelson S.

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. Octavo, publisher's green cloth, pp. xi, [2], 318 illustrated. Folding map at rear. Gutters of endpaper darkened, else very good. Lacks dust jacket, however flaps of the same are laid in. .
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Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1953. Quarto, blue-green publisher's cloth, pp. [x], 175. bilingual colophon leaf tipped to blank at end of text; illustrated. Inscribed by Bunsho Jugaku to a North American scholar in the year of publication. Browning to endpapers, corners bruised, else very good in a used dust jacket, with edge wear and a silver dollar… Read more
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Unreasonable Rhymes; and, Unreasonable Rhymes 2.

by STOUTHAMER-Loeber, Magda.

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Printed for private circulation, printed in Ireland by Betaprint Limited, Trade paper format, pp. 40 & 48 respectively. Illustrations by Geraldine Spence. Two volumes. Both are presentation copies to academic colleagues in Canada. Fine..
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Pig Island Letters.

by BAXTER James K.

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London: Oxford University Press, 1966. First edition. 22 cm x 14.7 cm, blue cloth, pp. 51, (5). Publisher's copy with: "Ex Libris Oxford University Press Canadian Branch" rubber-stamped on front free endaper. Other pencil notations, presumably by the publisher, on the endpaper, and some messier ink notations at the bottom of the front flap of… Read more
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New and |Selected Poems.

by DAVIE, Donald.

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Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, (1961). First edition. 21 cm x 15.7 cm, grey wove cloth, pp. 58, (6). Fine in a very good, spine faded, price-clipped dust jacket, with ink notation at top of front flap, and slight soiling..
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Collected Poems.

by PORTER, Peter.

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1983). First edition. Octavo, red boards with small slug (206) impressed in corner of rear board, pp. (xvi), 335. Signed by Porter on the half title. Australian born poet, living and working in London at the time of publication. One coner just lightly bumped, else near fine in a very good… Read more
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Burr Oaks.

by EBERHART, Richard.

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1947. First edition. 22.5 cm x 14.5 cm, ochre cloth, pp. viii, 68. Boardds slightly bowed, upper corners bumped, else very good in a very good, spine-darkened dust jacket with slight chipping at spine ends and a small chip at the upper left corner of the front panel. .
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Tale of the Mayor's Son.

by MAXWELL, Glyn.

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(Newcastle Upon Tyne): Bloodaxe Books, (1990). First edition. Card covers, pp. 112. The poet's first book. Fine. .
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The New Pagans.

by KEENEY, Patricia.

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(Ottawa): Oberon Press, 1991). First edition., casebound issue. Octavo, plum cloth, pp. 120. Poetry. Inscribed by the author, apparently to the hosts of a reading she gave in 1995. Near fine in dust jacket. Scarce cloth issue. .
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London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., (1943). First edition. Octavo, blue cloth, pp. [xxv], 436. With the author's signed presentation inscription: "For Cyril Greenland, with best wioshes, Christopher Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid) Dumfries March 1957". Spine cocked, corners bumped, covers worn and threadbare at foot of spine, else a good copy. No dust jacket. .
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New York: Stonehill Publishing Company, (1976). First edition. Octavo, reddish-brown boards, pp. xi, 180; illustrated. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket, slightly darkened along spine and edges, light soliling, and a small chip to the upper edge of the front panel..
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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1995). Octavo, hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Beyond Amazement. New Essays on John Ashbery.

by [ASHBERY, John]. Lehman, David; editor.

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1980). First edition Octavo, blue cloth, pp. 294. Near fine in very good dust jacket [light surface wear and a tiny tear]..
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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1995). Octavo, hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Barbarous Dissonance and Images of Voice in Milton's Epics.

by (MILTON, John). Sauer, Elizabeth

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Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (1996). Octavo, tan boards, pp. x, 213. No dust jacket. Near fine..
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