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The Love Poems of James Laughlin.

by Laughlin, James, 1914-1997.

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Published
1996
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Very Good+
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9780811213608
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"In memory of James Laughlin... for the friends & authors of New Directions." Small chapbook of approx. 60 unnumbered pages; 18 cm. Cream paper stamped in black; near fine. Stock#ofc0697.
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cover of Songs and Sonnets (Tottel's Miscellany). 1557.

Songs and Sonnets (Tottel's Miscellany). 1557.

by Tottel, Richard.

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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Includes poems by Thomas Wyatt the Elder, Grimald, Canand, Chaucer, Cheke, Churchyard, Heywood, Norton, St. Leger, Vaux, among others. [iv] pages, 107 leaves; a facsimile reprint of the original in the Bodleian Library. Grey boards stamped in gold; top edge & fore-edge very slightly foxed, small spot on front cover; bookplate; near Fine. Stock#ofc0572.
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cover of The Poetry Bookshop, 1912-1935. A Bibliography.

The Poetry Bookshop, 1912-1935. A Bibliography.

by Woolmer, J. Howard.

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Published
1988
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Fine
ISBN
9780913506196
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$85.00

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"Founded in December 1912 in London by Harold Monro and remaining in business until 1935, three years after his death, the Poetry Bookshop was one of the most important of the smaller publishing houses in England during its lifetime." Books; Rhyme sheets; Miscellaneous broadsides, songs, pamphlets, etc.; Christmas cards; Periodicals; Books distributed by the Poetry Bookshop; Ephemera; Ghosts; Books… Read more
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Tulips and Chimneys. By E. E. Cummings.

by Cummings, E. E. / Edward Estlin, 1894 -1962.

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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125 pages; 21.5 cm. Bound in once-brown(?) paper with tan linen spine & printed spine label; no dust jacket; front opening darkened from newspaper clippings (no longer present); a review by John Ciardi of 1962 plus two pages from The New Yorker titled "Ten Poems" (by cummings) are folded inside front cover. Ink owner name on first flyleaf; verso… Read more
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cover of New Hampshire A Poem With Notes And Grace Notes By Robert Frost With Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes

New Hampshire A Poem With Notes And Grace Notes By Robert Frost With Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes

by Frost, Robert.

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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As well as the title poem, includes Two Witches, Fire and Ice, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, The Valley's Singing Day, The Need of Being Versed in Country Things. Crane A6. x, 114 pages, 22 cm.; three full-page cuts and one vignette by Frost's friend Lankes. Bound in black /dark green boards, black linen… Read more
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cover of Verse. New Edition.

Verse. New Edition.

by Crapsey, Adelaide, 1878-1914.

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Published
1934
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Very Good
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Foreword by Claude Bragdon; Preface by Jean Webster. American poet, creator of the cinquain. "As her study in metrics was astoundingly objective and coldly unreflective of any emotional mood, so her own poems were at the other extreme, astoundingly subjective and descriptive of a mental state that found expression in no other form" -- Jean Webster, in the… Read more
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Poems and Essays. Selected, Edited, and Arranged by the Author.

by Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974.

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Published
1955
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Good
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"First Vintage Edition"
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$6.00

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"Sing a song for Percy Shelley, / Drowned in pale lemon jelly, / And for precious John Keats, / Dripping blood of pickled beets..." 185 pages; paper; minor wear; Good. "Cover design by Bradbury Thompson." Stock#ofc0425.
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The Classical Tradition. Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature.

by Highet, Gilbert.

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Published
1957
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Good
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"This book is an outline of the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literature of western Europe and America." Contents include The Dark Ages: English Literature; The Middle Ages: French Literature; Dante and Pagan Antiquity; Towards the Renaissance: Petrarch, Boccaccio, Chaucer; The Renaissance: Translation; The Renaissance: Drama; The Renaissance: Epic; The Renaissance: Pastoral and… Read more
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Publisher's advertising pamphlet of literary verses, sayings, quotations for insertion into valentines, etc. in the absence of inspiration. 60, [4] pages, 15 cm.; hand sewn with twine, front cover present but not rear cover, edges worn, corners folded, withal a fair using copy. Stock#ofc0172.
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cover of A Heap o' Livin' by Edgar A. Guest author of "Just folks

A Heap o' Livin' by Edgar A. Guest author of "Just folks

by Guest, Edgar A. (Albert), 1881-1959

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[1919 ©1916]
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Very good
Edition
14th ?
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192 pages ; 19.5 cm. Includes index of first lines. Printing of November, 1919. The popular versifier sold many more copies than poets of higher regard. Stock #48064.
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cover of Sky Sea Birds Trees Earth House Beasts Flowers

Sky Sea Birds Trees Earth House Beasts Flowers

by Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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Unicorn Press, Santa Barbara, Calif., c1973. Soft Cover. [28] unnumbered pages; 23.5 cm. Eleven poems. "First trade edition published March 1, 1973" and reprinted by Elmer Pickard from the original edition. Black paper covers, yellow paper flyleaves, Japanese-fold binding; fine, gift quality. stock#46525.
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Poema del Cid / Poem of the Cid. Texto español de Ramón Menéndez Pidal.

by Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, translator. Merwin, W. S., translator.

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Published
1962, c1959
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Good
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New American Library [c1959]. A Mentor Classic / MT402. 'First Printing, January, 1962'. "The great heroic poem of Spain-- the immortal legend of a Spanish knight who vanquished the Moors with his fearless sword, and forged the feudal Spanish states into a great medieval nation." English & Spanish on facing pages. Soft Cover. 301 pages; 18 cm. Color… Read more
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Mandalay [by] Rudyard Kipling

by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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[NY, F. M. Buckles or Alex. Grosset & Co., 1899]. Soft Cover. [8] p., port.; 19 cm. First published in the collection Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses, the first series, published in 1892. The poem colourfully illustrates the nostalgia and longing of a soldier of the British Empire for Asia's exoticism, and generally for the countries and cultures located… Read more
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Innocent Merriment. An Anthology of Light Verse.

by Adams, Franklin P., 1881-1960, compiler.

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Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill [1942]. 'Third Printing'. Hard Cover. xvii, 523 p., indexes. "Bad light verse is more to be condemned, it sets the teeth more on edge, than bad serious poetry. Light verse should be flawless in execution; it should have something to say, and say it well." Dj flaps pasted on flyleaf; green cloth; spine darkened, ink… Read more
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A Reader's Guide to Dylan Thomas.

by Tindall, William York. [Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953]

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Noonday / Farrar, Straus & Giroux, NY [1966]. Soft Cover. 305 p. ”Dylan Thomas is one of the most brilliant and difficult of modern poets. Pantheist, surrealist, bard, his extraordinary poems present problems for even the most expert reader.” Stock#23012. Good; softcover; pages toned.
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A Handful of Pleasant Delights (1584). By Clement Robinson and Divers Others. Edited by Hyder E. Rollins.

by Robinson, Clement. Rollins, Hyder E., editor.

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Published
1924 / 1965
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Harvard UP, 1924; unabridged reprint Dover, NY [1965]. Includes facsimile title-page, 32 poems, List of Misprints and Variant Readings, Glossarial Index. Soft Cover. xix, 145, [23] pages, indexes; 21.5 cm. Stiff paper covers darkened; copy of Prof. Walter R. Davis with his pencil notes; good. stock#2016.
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cover of John Milton's Complete Poetical Works. The 1671 Edition of Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes

John Milton's Complete Poetical Works. The 1671 Edition of Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes

by Milton, John, 1608-1674 / Fletcher, Harris Francis, 1892- 1979, editor

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Published
1948
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1948. First Edition. Hard Cover. [v], 316 pages, facsimiles; 29 cm. Title continues: "Reproduced in Photographic Facsimile. A Critical Text Edition Compiled and Edited by Harris Francis Fletcher." Spine title: Milton's Poetical Works / Facsimile Edition. Vol. 4 has the general index for the whole set. Bound in green cloth stamped in gold; no… Read more
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A Selection of Poems by William Wordsworth. Edited with an Introduction by Montgomery Belgion

by Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Belgion, Montgomery, editor.

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London, The Grey Walls Press [1947]. Hard Cover. 72 p.; 19.5 cm. "I have felt that any one coming to Wordworth's [!] works fresh should be shown not only how good the poetry can be, but also its peculiarity or uniqueness." Tan pictorial dj spine rubbed; VG. stock#46630.
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The Olney Street Anthology.

by Oberg, Robert J. & Laurence J. Sasso, Jr., editors

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Published
© 1988
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Very Good
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Olney Street Press, Warwick, R.I. [c1988]. Soft Cover. Poems by Laurence J. Sasso, Jr., Ted Benttinen, Valery Nash, Robert J. Oberg, Edward McCrorie, Brian Ellerbeck, Cynthia Connell Davis, Lenore Balliro, Rosendo Brito, Norman Norris, Genie Hagberg, Mark Chuoke, Melissa Barnes; Fiction by Cynthia Davis, Anna Browder and Edward McAlice; Drama by Ann Jerome Croce; brief biographical sketches of contributors.… Read more
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The Enlightened Heart. An Anthology of Sacred Poetry. Edited by Stephen Mitchell

by Mitchell, Stephen, editor

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First Edition
ISBN
9780060162085
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$10.00

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Harper & Row, NY [c1989]. 'First Edition'. First Edition. Hard Cover. xv, 171, [3] p.; 22 cm. Upanishads to Robinson Jeffers. ISBN 0060162082. Decorative dj price-clipped, ink gift inscription on flyleaf; good. stock#46627.
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