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LAMPMAN'S KATE - Late Love Poems of Archibald Lampman 1887 - 1897
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LAMPMAN'S KATE - Late Love Poems of Archibald Lampman 1887 - 1897

By Lampman, Archibald (edited by Margaret Coulby Whitridge)

Ottawa, Ontario: The Borealis Press, 1975. 52 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Archibald Lampman has been described as the Canadian Keats; and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian school of nature poets. The Canadian Encyclopedia says that he is "generally considered the finest of Canada's late 19th-century poets in English." And he is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets, a group which also includes Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. There are too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: The Faithful Lover; Spirit of the Shining Eyes; Magic; Tempest; Essential Grace; The Virgin Spirit; A Summer Dream; My Lady; True Passion; and many more.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good+. 12mo.

$24.95

1914 - and Other Poems
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1914 - and Other Poems

By Brooke, Rupert

London: Faber and Faber, 1941. 64 pp. Pale blue boards lettered in green on the front panel and spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some foxing on the panels; also, some discolouration around the edges of the boards and some darkening on the endpapers. Sadly, Brooke died during the First World War, just as he was becoming well known and popular as a poet. 1914 was his first huge success. There are too many poems to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Tiare Tahiti; The Great Lover; There's Wisdom in Women; Waikiki; The Busy Heart; The Night Journey; The Way That Lovers Use; and many more.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 12mo.

$7.95

THE STORY OF AN AFFINITY
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THE STORY OF AN AFFINITY

By Lampman, Archibald (edited by D. M. R. Bentley)

London, Ontario: Canadian Poetry Press, 1986. (xxxl) 85 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Archibald Lampman has been described as the Canadian Keats; and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian school of nature poets. The Canadian Encyclopedia says that he is "generally considered the finest of Canada's late 19th-century poets in English." And he is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets, a group which also includes Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. The Contents are: Introduction; The Present Text; Notes to the Introduction; The Story of an Affinity; Editorial Notes: Textual Notes: Authorial Revisions and Editorial Emendations; Explanatory Notes; and Appendix: Duncan Campbell Scott's Emendations.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE
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THE COLLECTED POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE

By Brooke, Rupert (introduction by George Edward Woodberry - biographical note by Margaret Lavington)

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1936. 192 pp. Blue cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; sepia frontis. Light wear on the corners but faded on the spine; presentation plate on the front pastedown; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: 1905 - 1908; 1908 - 1911; Experiments; 1914; The South Seas; Other Poems; Grantchester; Appendix; and Rupert Brooke - A Biographical Note. There are too many poems to list them all here but some of the highlights are: The Vision of the Archangels; The Song of the Pilgrim; The Wayfarers; I Said I Splendidly Loved You - It's Not True; Dust; Lines Written in the Belief That the Ancient Roman Festival of the Dead Was Called Ambarvalia; The Goddess in the Wood; Choriambies; Tiare Tahiti; Waikiki; The Night Journey; Fafaia; The Dance; The True Beatitude; and many more.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

MADRIGALS AND SONGS OF PRAISE - Songs of the Immortals
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MADRIGALS AND SONGS OF PRAISE - Songs of the Immortals

By Macfall, Haldane (foreword)

London: T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1928. 22 pp. Quarter-bound in pink cloth on green boards with the title pasted on the front panel. Illustrated with line drawings by Haldane Macfall. Wear on the corners with some discolouration in the boards; no interior markings. This collection contains: To Anthea - Bid Me to Live and I Will Live by Robert Herrick; Orpheus with His Lute by William Shakespeare; Benefits Forgot - Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind by William Shakespeare; Caller Herrin' by Lady Nairne; Cherry Ripe by Robert Herrick; Home Sweet Home by J. Howard Payne; Summer Is I-Cumen In - anonymous; Light - The Night Has a Thousand Eyes by F. W. Bourdillon; Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns; Ave Maria - anonymous; Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep by Mrs Willard; Yuletide - While Sherpherds Watched Their Flocks by Night by Nahum Tate; O Come All Ye Faithful - anonymous; The First Noel - anonymous; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - anonymous; Nazareth - anonymous; Easter Hymn - O Voice of the Beloved by J. Mason; Abide with Me by H. F. Lyte; and O Rest in the Lord - anonymous.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. Illus. by Haldane Macfall;. 8vo.

$14.95

BREATHING ASHES - Poems from the Fire
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BREATHING ASHES - Poems from the Fire

By D'Arcy, Danya

Cleveland, Minnesota: Dark Closet - Straight Jacket Publications, 1994. 32 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Signed by Danya D'Arcy on the title page. Illustrated with line drawings by Margaret B. Simon. Very lightly rubbed on the corners; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The poems are too numerous to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Breathing Ashes; The Descent is Black; View from the Hospital Bed; Leaving; Navicular Subjugation; Red; Under the Deuce; Nonhuman Companion; and more.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Margaret B. Simon;. 8vo.

$14.95

GOD IS ALIVE, MAGIC IS AFOOT
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GOD IS ALIVE, MAGIC IS AFOOT

By Cohen, Leonard

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 2000. Unpaginated. The binding is actually a cross between softcover and hardcover and it has French flaps. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated in full colour by Sarah and Ian Jackson. God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot is a poem/mantra from Cohen's second novel, Beautiful Losers. The piece is an extraordinary flash of optimism, of hope, of the celebration of a life force that is both God and Magic.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Illus. by Sarah Perkins; Ian Jackson;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE POET'S CIRCUITS - Collected Poems of Ireland
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THE POET'S CIRCUITS - Collected Poems of Ireland

By Colum, Padraic

London: Oxford University Press, 1960. (vii) 150 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Padraic Colum was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival. And he was one of the finest poets from a country well known for its beautiful use of language. The poems are far too numerous to list them all here, but some of the highlights are: Poor Scholar; Dreamer of the New Hearth; Hired Scythesman; Branding Foals; Oisin Gormlai; Ishmael the Archer; Saint Brendan; A Connachtman; The Poor Girl's Mediation; Old Woman Selling Ducks; Tin Whistle Player; Saint Anne's Feast Day; Dermott Donn Macmorna; A Hundred Men Think I Am Theirs; I Went Out in the Evening; and many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

COUNTRY VIEWS
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COUNTRY VIEWS

By Morton, Grace L.

New York: Vantage Press, 1973. 69 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Signed by Grace L. Morton on the front free endpaper. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the writer's signature, no interior markings. There are too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: My Kitchen Window; The Fisherman; Janitor Joe; Hospital Emergency; City Taxi Drivers; Christmas; Graduation Day; and many, many more.. Signed by Poet. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

HOW TO WRITE HAIKU - and Other Short Poems
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HOW TO WRITE HAIKU - and Other Short Poems

By Janeczko, Paul

New York: Scholastic Inc., 2004. 133 pp. Trade Paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Jennifer Rinaldi Windau. Maybe you've written poetry, maybe you haven't. Maybe you want to write poetry, maybe you don't. But if it interests you at all, this will get you on your way. The Contents are: Welcome; Introduction; A Few Words About the Writing Process; Before You Start Writing; Haiku; Poems Related to Haiku; Other Short Poems; Displaying Your Poems; Giving Your Poems; and Conclusion.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Jennifer Rinaldi Windau;. 12mo.

$9.95

COLLECTED POEMS OF ROBERT SERVICE: The Spell of the Yukon; Ballads of a Cheechako; Rhymes of a Rolling Stone; Rhymes of a Red Cross Man; Ballads of a Bohemian; Bar Room Ballads
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COLLECTED POEMS OF ROBERT SERVICE: The Spell of the Yukon; Ballads of a Cheechako; Rhymes of a Rolling Stone; Rhymes of a Red Cross Man; Ballads of a Bohemian; Bar Room Ballads

By Service, Robert W.

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1966. (xvi) 735 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some rubbing on the panels; unsigned bookplate on the front free endpaper. All six titles in a single volume: The Spell of the Yukon; Ballads of a Cheechako; Rhymes of a Rolling Stone; Rhymes of a Red Cross Man; Ballads of a Bohemian; Bar Room Ballads. There are far too many poems to list them all but some of the highlights are: Athabaska Dick; The Rover; Death in the Arctic; The Trapper's Christmas Eve; The Baldness of Chewed-Ear; Heart o' the North; A Rolling Stone; The Land Beyond; The Idealist; Bare Wire Bill; The Rover; The Blind and the Dead; The Shooting of Dan McGrew; The Cremation of Sam McGee; The Rhyme of the Remittance Man; The Little Old Log Cabin; The Woman and the Angel; The Spell of the Yukon; The Call of the Wild; The Lone Trail; The Song of the Wage Slave; and many, many others.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$39.95

SCATTERED POEMS
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SCATTERED POEMS

By Kerouac, Jack

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1991. 76 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with some rubbing on the front cover and a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover portrait of Kerouac by Allen Ginsberg. There are too many poems to list them all but some of the highlights are: Pull My Daisy; Daydreams for Ginsberg; Someday You'll be Lying; The Thrashing Doves; A Pun for Al Gelpi; Auro Boralis Shomoheen; Sight is Just Dust; To Harpo Marx; and many more.. Twelfth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Allen Ginsberg;. 16mo.

$14.95

WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED
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WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED

By Bradbury, Ray

London: Hart Davis MacGibbon, 1975. 143 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; beige endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Herein are too many poems to list but some of the highlights are: Old Ahab's Friend and Friend to Noah Speaks His Piece; Darwin Wandering Home at Dawn; Man Is the Animal that Cries; Women Know Themselves, All Men Wonder; The Machines Beyond Shylock; Touch Your Solitude to Mine; God for a Chimney Sweep; Boys Are Always Running Somewhere; O to be a Boy in a Belfry; and many, many more.. First British Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

COMPLETE POEMS
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COMPLETE POEMS

By Hemingway, Ernest (edited by Nicholas Gerogiannis)

Lincoln, Nebraska: Bison Books - University of Nebraska Press, 1992. (xxvii) 170 pp. Revised Edition in trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with photographs, manuscript pages and drawings. Hemingway never wanted to be widely known as a poet. But his poetry deserves close attention, if only because it is so revealing. Nowhere is his delight in drubbing snobs and overrefined writers more apparent. From Paris in 1922: They sucked us in; King and country, Christ Almighty and the rest. Patriotism, Democracy, Honor - Words and phrases, They either bitched or killed us. The Chapters are: Juvenilia 1912 - 1917; Wanderings 1918 - 1925; A Valentine and Other Offerings 1926 - 1935; and Farewells 1944 - 1956; followed by: Explanatory Notes; Critical Intelligence; Afterword to the Revised Edition; and Acknowledgments. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: The Opening Game; The Tackle; The Safety Man; The Ship; A Modern Version of Polonius' Advice; The Battle of Copenhagen; Flat Roofs; Bird of Night; Mitrailliatrice; All Armies Are the Same; Shock Troops; Riparto d'Assalto; Montparnasse; Kipling; Stevenson; Robert Graves; The Sport of Kings; The Soul of Spain with McAlmon and Bird the Publishers; To Chink Whose Trade Is Soldiering; To a Trageic Poetess; Lines to Be Read at the Casting of Scott Fitzgerald's Balls into the Sea from Eden Roc; First Poem to Mary in London; Black-Ass Poem After Talking to Pamela Churchill; and many more. . First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

$19.95

WHERE ROBOT MICE AND ROBOT MEN RUN ROUND IN ROBOT TOWNS
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WHERE ROBOT MICE AND ROBOT MEN RUN ROUND IN ROBOT TOWNS

By Bradbury, Ray

London: Granada Publishing - Hart Davis MacGibbon, 1979. (xi) 77 pp. Marbled blue boards lettered in blue on the spine; printed on blue paper. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Subtitled: New Poems Both Light and Dark. This contains too many poems to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Byzantium I Come Not From; We March Back to Olympus; Ghost at the Window, Hive on the Hearth; My Love, She Weeps at Many Things; The Beast Atop the Building, the Tiger on the Stairs; Death for Dinner, Doom for Lunch; Out of Dickenson by Poe or The Only Begotten Son of Emily and Edgar; and many, many more.. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

SHADOWS OF DREAMS
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SHADOWS OF DREAMS

By Howard, Robert E. (introduction by Glenn Lord)

Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant, 1989. 94 pp. Signed by Richard Berry. Gray cloth lettered in silver foil on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the illustrator's signature, no interior markings. Dj art and interior drawings by Richard Berry. The work here is a selection of stuff recovered from an assortment of letters and things that were written by Howard to his friend, Tevis Clyde Smith. Besides displaying Howard's natural ability as a poet, Shadows of Dreams yields further insight into the life of this strange and lonely man. The poems here are too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: Flaming Marble; Whispers; A Riding Song; Castaway; Whispers on the Nightwinds; A Stirring of Green Leaves; Destiny; The Dust Dance; Twilight on Stonehenge; A Poet's Skull; and many more.. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Richard Berry;. 8vo.

$39.95

DAYS WITH THE POETS: Keats; Burns; Longfellow
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DAYS WITH THE POETS: Keats; Burns; Longfellow

By Anonymous (editor) (John Keats; Robert Burns; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Each section, Keats, Burns and Longfellow, is individually paginated at 48 pages. Brown cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel; colour portraits of each poet on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; olive green endpapers; ribbon marker. Illustrated with tipped-in colour plates by: E. W. Haslehurst; W. J. Neatby; Dudley Hardy; W. H. Margetson; Dudley Tennant; J. Finnemore; H. M. Brock; and A. E. Jackson. All plates present and accounted for. Light wear at the corners with some rubbing on the front cover; previous owner's name and date on the front free endpaper; hinges tight, gutters intact. Discussion and poetry with three of the greats. From a time when poets were well known and well-respected, and the people who could read actually read a lot of poetry - they understood it was important and worthwhile.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$39.95

THE GOLDEN ROAD
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THE GOLDEN ROAD

By Jaques, Edna

Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1953. (ix) 86 pp. Signed by Edna Jaques on the front free endpaper. Green boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine. Light rubbing at the corners; aside from the poet's signature, no interior markings; no dustjacket. This collection contains far too many poems to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Down to Earth Things; Winter Morning; Home Made Quilts; Thanksgiving Time; Farmhouse Attic; Leaves; Bonfires; Drug Store Smells; Christmas Cards; Comfort; Garden Lover; Pioneer Woman; Old Things; and many, many more.. Signed by Poet. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

FINGERSPELLING - Poems and Drawings
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FINGERSPELLING - Poems and Drawings

By Baker, Aidan

Toronto: Penumbra Press, 2000. 68 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Fingerspelling is the story in verse of a man who becomes romantically involved with a hearing impaired woman. It tells of his attempts to understand his own feelings for her, and how her disability affects her relations with others, the world, and himself. Essentially, this is about communication. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$9.95

THE GOLDEN TREASURY - The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language
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THE GOLDEN TREASURY - The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

By Palgrave, Francis Turner (editor)

New York: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, 1885. (xii) (xii) 399 pp. Burgundy leather decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; burgundy endpapers; gilt upper edge. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. There are far too many poems and poets to list them all here. But some of the writers are: Francis Bacon; William Blake; Robert Burns; Lord Byron; Samuel Tayler Coleridge; Abraham Cowley; John Dryden; Oliver Goldsmith; Thomas Hood; Ben Jonson; John Keats; Charles Lamb; Anne Lindsay; Christopher Marlowe; John Milton; Carolina Nairn; Walter Scott; William Shakespeare; Percy Bysshe Shelley; William Wordsworth; and many, many others.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$19.95

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