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LATER POEMS
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LATER POEMS

By Carman, Bliss

Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1922. First American Edition. Decorations by J.E.H. MacDonald A.R.C.A.. Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1922. Decorations by J.E.H. MacDonald A.R.C.A. First American Edition. A rare First American Edition Inscribed. This volume was made up of poems from Mr. Carman's.....

$350.00

ROBERT FROST. A Bibliography. Signed

By (Robert Frost). Clymer, W. B. Shubbrick, & Green, Charles R.

Amherst: The Jones Library, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Amherst: The Jones Library, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Limited to 650 Copies. This copy Signed and Dated 1937 by Robert Frost below his black and white frontispiece-portrait. Additionally with a handwritten note by bibliographer Charles Green dated 1937 laid-in. 8vo. 158 pp. A fine copy in the publisher's cloth, gilt titles to the spine. An important and essential reference for Frost collectors. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$400.00

POEMS. Signed

By Kirkwood, Kenneth P.

Japan: n.d. Privately Published By The Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Japan: n.d. Privately Published By The Author. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition Inscribed by Canadian diplomat and author Kenneth P. Kirkwood to his mother on the front free endpaper. "Mother / with the author's deepest love and affection / Kenneth". An omnibus volume collecting poetry from the author's, In Gardens Of Prosperine, Travel Dust and Song In My Heart. 8vo. 76 pp. A near fine copy in emerald green Japanese cloth, gilt titles and devices to the spine and front cover. Family copies are uncommon. From a comprehensive Kenneth P. Kirkwood collection comprising original manuscripts, author's copies, and journals. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$200.00

POEMS

By (Hogarth Press). Bell, Clive

London: The Hogarth Press, 1921. First Edition. Original Wraps. London: The Hogarth Press, 1921. First Edition. Original Wraps. First Edition. Limited to 350 Copies handprinted by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. 8vo. 29 pp. + 1 pp. of adverts. A bright, fresh copy showing some overall light use in stiff buff paper wrappers, (pp. 13-15 without stitching), lettered and with a clover design in red on the front cover. With poems dedicated to Russian ballerina Lydia Lopokova, wife of John Maynard Keynes and Virginia Woolf. Woolf noted in her Diary, "Clive's poems have gone today to the Reviewers; our publishing day being December the 1st". Woolmer 12. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$775.00

Collected Poems. 1930-1973. Signed

By Sarton, May

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1974). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1974). First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition Signed by May Sarton on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 416 pp. A near fine copy of this in-depth selection of May Sarton's poetry in teal cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper. With poems from Encounter in April, Inner Landscape, The Lion and the Rose, In Time Like Air, Cloud, Stone, Sun, Vine, A Private Mythology, As Does New Hampshire, A Grain of Mustard Seed et. al., inclusive of May Sarton's dedicatory poems to Virginia Woolf, Letter From Chicago and In Memoriam. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

ACTFIVE AND OTHER POEMS. Signed
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ACTFIVE AND OTHER POEMS. Signed

By MacLeish, Archibald

New York: Random House, 1948. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Random House, 1948. 1st Edition. Hardcover. New York: Random House, 1948. 1st Edition. First Edition. Inscribed Presentation by MacLeish on the ffe. "Dear Ted: The manuscript was near unfit to send you (you know how mss are) and the proof was too full of red crayon and now the book is here. I send you the print copy with trepidation and appreciation. Archie. July 19, 1948." TLS signed by MacLeish and accompanying envelope addressed from MacLeish's Uphill Farm and ALS to MacLeish from recipient "Theodore Spencer, North Hatley, Quebec.laid - in. 8vo. 63 pp. Near fine in publisher's original 1/4 navy blue cloth and patterned boards. Paper clip mark on rfe. and facing page. In a still very bright dustwrapper showing a bit of soiling & spotting and one closed tear on the back panel, paper clip stain on rear inner flap and wear to the heel and crown of the spine. Interesting copy. Theodore Spencer, [1902-1949] was an American poet & academic. He graduated from Princeton University in 1923, & a Ph.D from Harvard University in 1928. He then taught there, from 1927 to 1949. He was appointed lecturer in English literature at Cambridge University, England, in 1939. In 1942, Spencer gave the Lowell lectures on Shakespeare, published as Shakespeare and the Nature of Man, his most important work. Spencer also published essays, short stories, and poetry.

$775.00

LATE SETTINGS. Inscribed to Marie Claire Blais
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LATE SETTINGS. Inscribed to Marie Claire Blais

By Merrill, James

New York: Atheneum, 1985. First Edition. Soft cover. New York: Atheneum, 1985. First Edition. Soft cover. First Edition Inscribed by Merrill on the half-title and dated in the year of publication. "For Marie-Claire [Blais] with love from James v. 85" 8vo. 88 pp. A near fine copy in wrappers showing slight edgewear & use. Lovely Association Copy.

$225.00

ZEMBLA'S ROCKS. Signed
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ZEMBLA'S ROCKS. Signed

By Dudek, Louis

Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1986), 1986. First Edition. Soft cover. Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1986). 1986. First Edition. Soft cover. Dudek, Louis. ZEMBLA'S ROCKS. Signed. Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1986). First Edition Signed by Canadian poet and co-founder of the Contact Press Louis Dudek on the title-page. 8vo. 141 pp. Bright and fresh in the publisher's pictorial wrappers, as issued. A highly-regarded collection of poetry.

$45.00

TURVEY. A Military Picaresque. Signed
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TURVEY. A Military Picaresque. Signed

By Birney, Earle

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart/New Canadian Library, (1963), 1963. 1st Edition, Thus. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart/New Canadian Library, (1963). 1963. 1st Edition, Thus. Hardcover. Birney, Earle. TURVEY. A Military Picaresque. Signed. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart/New Canadian Library, (1963). First Edition Thus Signed by Earle Birney on the title-page and additionally briefly Inscribed by him on the half-title. 8vo. 286 pp. A bright, fresh copy in illustrated wrappers, as issued. A 'comic military novel' and winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.

$45.00

A LITTLE ANTHOLOGY OF CANADIAN POETS
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A LITTLE ANTHOLOGY OF CANADIAN POETS

By Gustafson, Ralph. [edit.]

Norfolk, Connecticut: New Direction [1943], 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Norfolk, Connecticut: New Direction [1943], 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Gustafson, Ralph [edit]. A LITTLE ANTHOLOGY OF CANADIAN POETS. Norfolk: New Directions, nd. [1943]. First Edition. Number 12 in New Directions' 1943 Poets Of The Year Series. 8vo. Unpaginated. 32 pp. Fine in beige card wrappers and blue dustwrapper, printed in red, as issued. Poetry by Leo Kennedy, A. M. Klein, F. R. Scott, E. J. Pratt, Raymond Souster et al.

$40.00

APHRODITE. Review Copy
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APHRODITE. Review Copy

By Heath, John

Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1958], 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1958], 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Heath, John. APHRODITE. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1958). First Edition, Limited to 250 copies. Review Copy with the publisher's material laid-in. 8vo. 24 pp. + 2 pp. of adverts. A collection of poetry by Canadian poet John Heath. Fine in the publisher's turquoise paper covered boards, brown titles and decorations, without dustwrapper, as issued. With a Foreword by Henry Kreisel. Ryerson Poetry Chapbook No.178.

$35.00

SELECTED POEMS. Review Copy
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SELECTED POEMS. Review Copy

By Clarke, George Herbert

Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1954], 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1954], 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Clarke, George Herbert. SELECTED POEMS. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1954). First Edition, Review Copy with the publisher's material laid-in. 8vo. 54 pp. Poetry by Canadian poet George Herbert.Clarke, first editor of the Sewanee Review to publish poetry, with work by Hermann Melville, Hart Crane, John Crowe Ransom et al. Fine in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a fine dustwrapper. Edited with a Foreword by George Whalley. General Introduction by William O. Raymond.

$35.00

CANADIAN POEMS. 1850-1952. Signed
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CANADIAN POEMS. 1850-1952. Signed

By Dudek, Louis. Layton, Irving. (Edit.)

Toronto: Contact Press, [1953, 1953. First Edition. Soft cover. Toronto: Contact Press, [1953, 1953. First Edition. Soft cover. Dudek, Louis. Layton, Irving. (Edit.). Dudek, Louis. Layton, Irving. (Edit.).Toronto: Contact Press, (1953). First Edition of the important second edition, briefly Inscribed by Louis Dudek on the title-page, adding poetry by Elizabeth Brewster, Earle Birney, Raymond Souster, A. M. Klein, Earle Birney et al. 8vo. 160 pp. Bright and fresh in the original beige wrappers, printed in brown and green. (Gnarowski, Contact Press 1952-1967).

$100.00

MORE POEMS FOR PEOPLE. Signed
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MORE POEMS FOR PEOPLE. Signed

By Acorn, Milton

Toronto: NC Press Limited, (1973), 1973. 1st Edition, Thus. Soft cover. Toronto: NC Press Limited, (1973), 1973. 1st Edition, Thus. Soft cover. Acorn, Milton. MORE POEMS FOR PEOPLE. Signed. Toronto: NC Press Limited, (1973). First Edition of the Revised Edition briefly Inscribed by Canadian poet Milton Acorn, dubbed by fellow poets, The People's Poet, on the half-title page. Small 8vo. 112 pp. A near fine copy in illustrated yellow wrappers, as issued, printed in brown.

$47.50

CONTINUATION 1. Signed
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CONTINUATION 1. Signed

By Dudek, Louis

Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1981), 1981. First Edition. Soft cover. Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1981). 1981. First Edition. Soft cover. Dudek, Louis. CONTINUATION 1. Signed. Montreal: Vehicule Press, (1981). First Edition Signed by Canadian poet and co-founder of the Contact Press Louis Dudek on the title-page, additionally Inscribed on the verso of the half-title. "For.with all good wishes / Louis Dudek / Montreal, April 2/82". Publisher's material for the Book Launch of Continuation 1 laid-in. 8vo. 64 pp. Bright and fresh in the publisher's pictorial wrappers, as issued.

$45.00

ROADS AND OTHER POEMS. Review Copy
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ROADS AND OTHER POEMS. Review Copy

By Brewster, Elizabeth

Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1957], 1957. First Edition. Soft cover. Toronto: The Ryerson Press [1957], 1957. First Edition. Soft cover. Brewster, Elizabeth. ROADS AND OTHER POEMS. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1957). First Edition, Limited to 250 copies. Review Copy with the publisher's material laid-in. 8vo. 12 pp. + 2 pp. of adverts. A collection of poetry by this modernist poet and founding member of the Canadian literary magazine, The Fiddlehead. Fine in the publisher's yellow paper covered boards, brown titles and decorations, without dustwrapper, as issued. Ryerson Poetry Chapbook No.174.

$45.00

THE BEAST WITH THREE BACKS. Signed
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THE BEAST WITH THREE BACKS. Signed

By Eadie, Tom. Marshall, Tom. Norman, Colin

Kingston: The Quarry Press, nd. (1965), 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Kingston: The Quarry Press, nd. (1965). 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Eadie, Tom. Marshall, Tom. Norman, Colin. THE BEAST WITH THREE BACKS. Signed. Kingston: The Quarry Press, nd. (1965). First Edition Signed by Tom Eadie, Tom Marshall and Norman Colin on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 63 pp. A fine copy of the very scarce hardcover edition in beige cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh illustrated dustwrapper. The first book appearance of all three Queen's University poets.

$150.00

EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed
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EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed

By Yeats, William Butler

New York: MacMillan, 1925. First Trade. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: MacMillan, 1925. First Trade. Hardcover. Yeats, William Butler. EARLY POEMS AND STORIES. Signed. New York: Macmillan, 1925. First US trade Edition. Publisher's blind embossed green cloth, gilt. 8vo., 528pp. Neatly signed by Yeats in dark blue fountain pen on the title page. The previous owner has inked information about the signing around the Yeats' signature. A very good bright copy lacking the uncommon dustwrapper, treated to modest expert archical restoration at the head & heel of the spine, endpapers expertly replaced. This is now a handsome ExLibrary copy with library stamp to the bottom of the title page. Housed in a custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. Very uncommon.

$1475.00

CHAIR. Bookseller Image Chair. [Poésies de Paul Verlaine]
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CHAIR. Bookseller Image Chair. [Poésies de Paul Verlaine]

By Verlaine, Paul

Paris: Albert Messein, 1925. First Edition. Soft cover. Maurice Guy-Loé. Paris: Albert Messein, 1925. Maurice Guy-Loé. First Edition. Soft cover. Decorated wrappers / Couverture souple. 8vo., 76pp. A fine copy /Très Bon Etat - in the glassine. Illlustrated by Maurice Guy-Loé / illustrator) Number 30 of 50 examples only printed on Japon subscribed by René Kiefer with an extra suite of plates at the rear / contenant une suite des illustrations tirées à part. Very Nice.

$325.00

SELECTED ESSAYS 1917-1932. Inscribed
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SELECTED ESSAYS 1917-1932. Inscribed

By Eliot, T. S.

New York: Harcort Brace and Company [1946], 1946. First Edition, Eigth Printing. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Harcort Brace and Company [1946], 1946. First Edition, Eigth Printing. Hardcover. Eliot, T. S. SELECTED ESSAYS 1917-1932. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1932 [1946.] 8vo., 415pp. full navy cloth gilt title on spine. First edition, eighth printing of May, 1946: printing code [h.5.46] on copyright page. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Eliot in dark blue fountain pen. who has crossed out his name at the top of the title page & written: "Inscribed for / Victor Morrison / by T. S. Eliot / 14.v.47." Counter-signed by the recipient on the front flyleaf dated "Princeton, March 1947." Eliot would win the Nobel Prize in 1948. Gilt dulled somewhat as usual (but still very readable), else a tight, sound, very good copy with a couple of spots to the cloth, showing light use, in a very good or better supplied dustwrapper. Contains: The Tradition of Individual Talent / The Function of Criticism / A Dialogue on Dramatic Poetry / Seneca in Elizabethan Translation / Christopher Marlowe / Hamlet / Ben Johnson / Thomas Middleton / William Blake / Baudelaire & much more. A very nice example. Bookseller Inventory # 32243.

$1775.00

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