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Poesie [Edwardian Era Manuscript Volume of Verse in German]

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1906

Seller ID: 2134515

Condition: Very Good


Bottom edge of rear board lightly stained. 1906 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Floral design on front board. A volume of handwritten German poems, in several hands, dating from 1905-1906. Chromolithographic floral illustration on front flyleaf, color angel sticker on blank verso of one leaf. View more info

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A Christmas Token

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company, New York:

Seller ID: 2135207

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed, spot on spine head. [16 pp.] A collection of poetry by various authors, with a Christmas theme. View more info

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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

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The Religious Monitor, or, Evangelical Repository. Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland. Volume I.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Webster: 1825

Seller ID: 2204631

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, pages foxed. 1825 Hard Cover. 472, [vii] pp. Biblical commentary, theology, religious philosophy, history, and poetry. May 1824-April 1825 (Volume I, Numbers 1-12). Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland.Keywords: RELIGIOUS MONITOR EVANGELICAL REPOSITORY THEOLOGY RELIGION CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY BIBLE STUDY PHILOSOPHY HISTORY POETRY View more info

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American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Freneau to Whitman (The Library of America)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262955

ISBN: 0940450607

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. xxiii, 1099 pp. In nineteenth-century America, poetry was part of everyday life, as familiar as a hymn, a love song, a patriotic exhortation. The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents, songwriters and philosophers. These extraordinary anthologies reassess America’s poetic legacy with a comprehensive sweep that no previous anthology has attempted. Extending c... View more info

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The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2208197

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa late 1800's), edges rubbed, front hinge starting, light stain to frontispiece through page 15, pages v-14 loose from binding but included. 1885 Hard Cover. v, 308 pp. The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors. View more info

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A Wallow of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Viking Barnyard Medley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269187

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1993 Small Hard Cover. 56 pp. An amazing and diverting collection of pigs to amuse and delight. View more info

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Buds and Flowers of Childish Life

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1830

Seller ID: 2283817

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. No publisher date (circa 1830). Title page starting to loosen from binding but is still attached. Red boards with gilt titles and decor on spine and front board. With illustrations by Oscar Pletsch. Beautifully printed in colours. A children's book of verses. View more info

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The Old Pothead Poems

By: Abrams, Sam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Creative Arts Book Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195434

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. Louis Armstrong once said Marijuana is an assistant, a friend. These poems riff off that theme, a fifty-year-long set of improv-collaborations between two old friends, Miss Mary Jane and her man, Sam. View more info

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American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, in Two Volumes (The Library of America)

By: Adams, Henry; Parker; Dorothy; Cummings, E.E.; Swenson, May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2000

Seller ID: 2288498

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. A few light spots on slipcase panels. Newspaper clippings laid in to volume two. 2000 Hard Cover. xxx, 986; xxxii, 1009 pp. Two volume set. Includes publisher's slipcase. In the years between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War II, American poetry was transformed, producing a body of work whose influence was felt throughout the world. Now for the first time the landmark two-volume Library of America anthology of twentieth-century poetry through the post-War years restores that era in all its astonishing beauty and explosive energy. Thi... View more info

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Oresteia

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274057

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1961 Large Hardcover. In the Oresteia - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, its spirit of struggle and regeneration is eternal. View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2277128

Condition: Near Fine


Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from... View more info

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Brownstone Eclogues

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2263289

Condition: Good


Ink number on spine, rear wrapper lightly foxed, ink stamps. 1962 Trade Paperback. 61 pp. The city provides the unifying theme for the thirty-eight poems which compose Brownstone Eclogues: Saint Ambrose: Early Morning, Doctor's Row, The Junk-cart, Whisper Under Asphalt, and Spring Festival: The Taxis are typical titles suggesting the character of the selections. Mr. Aiken was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1929, the National Book Award for Collected Poems in 1954, the Bollingen Prize in 1956, and the gold medal for poetry by the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1958. ABOUT T... View more info

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Preludes (A Galaxy Book)

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279584

ISBN: 0195007255

Condition: Very Good


First printing. ink stamp on front wrapper recto and rear wrapper verso. 1966 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, 182 pp. Preludes for Memnon; Time in the Rock. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 – August 17, 1973) was an American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, and an autobiography.[1] View more info

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Fever and Other New Poems

By: Akhmadulina, Bella; Yevtushenko, Yevgeny; Dutton, Geoffrey; Mezhakoff-Koriakin, Igor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263304

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket corners rubbed with 1 inch closed tear to spine head, rear jacket panel toned, small sticker on jacket spine base. 1969 Hard Cover. vi, 66 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by a member of the Russian New Wave literary movement who Joseph Brodsky once called the best living poet in the Russian language. Translated by Geoffrey Dutton and Igor Mezhakoff-Koriakin, with an introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. View more info

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Selected Poems (Penguin Modern European Poets)

By: Akhmatova, Anna; McKane, Richard; Sinyavsky, Andrei

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268419

ISBN: 0140421157

Condition: Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned, minor general wear. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 111 pp. Translated with an introduction by Richard McKane, and an essay by Andrei Sinyavsky. Anna Akhmatova is identified, along with Osip Mandelstam, Boris Pasternak, and Marina Tsvetaeva, as one of the four leading poets of Twentieth-Century Russian literature. Her poetry, classically rhymed and metered but also laconic and highly elliptical, is deeply engaged with predecessors such as Horace, Dante, Shakespeare, Byron, Dostoevsky, Annensky and above all Pushkin, and also with contemporaries such as Mandelst... View more info

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Our Girls' Chatterbox.

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]; Thorne, Olive; Loring, Laurie; Fawcett, Edgar; Prescott, Mary N.; Thaxter, Celia; et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 2196849

Condition: Good


Hinges weakening, boards rubbed with portion of front cover paste-down lost, ink name & date ('Dora E. Covey, Christmas 1884') on front endpaper. 206 pp. Tall 8vo. A collection of short stories and poems released in the late 19th century. Includes several contributions by Louisa May Alcott (author of Little Women) and other popular authors of the time, with engravings throughout.It is interesting to note here that the use of the term 'Chatterbox' was somewhat contested in the 19th century. Chatterbox was a long-running British weekly children's magazine written to appeal to both boys and gir... View more info

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The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 1 - Inferno

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1997

Seller ID: 2205400

Condition: Very Good


Highlighting at beginning of book. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. This is the first volume of a new prose translation of Dante's epic - the first in twenty-five years. Robert Durling's translation brings a new power and accuracy to the rendering of Dante's extraordinary vision of Hell, with its terror, pathos, and sardonic humour, and its penetrating analyses of the psychology of sin and the ills that plague society. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso - A New Translation into English Blank Verse

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1948

Seller ID: 2205794

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1948 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 188 pp. Dante's complete Divine Comedy (Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso) in English blank verse translation by Lawrence Grant White, with reproductions of engravings by Gustave Dore (these were originally commissioned for a 19th century edition of the work). Two-column format. View more info

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A Translation of the Latin Works of Dante Alighieri (The Temple Classics)

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266452

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 427, [1] pp. 16mo. Blue cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. English translation of the works originally written in Latin by the author best known for The Divine Comedy, a tour of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise written in verse. View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated with the Designs of M. Gustave Dore - New Edition, with Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company Limited: 1883

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2290910

Condition: Good


Second edition. Edges rubbed, owner bookplate, ink name, and ink stamp on front endpaper, hinges weakening. 1883 Large Hardcover. xxiv, 183 pp. 12 3/8 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, black and gilt titles and decorations. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the second Cassell edition, following an earlier version printed in the 1860s. View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated by Gustave Dore [Altemus' Edition]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262505

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Superficial split to front endsheet along hinge - binding not at all loose, minimal loss of gilt from spine. vi, [2], 163 pp. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4. Original dark green cloth, silver, gilt and black titles and decorations. Translated into English verse by Henry Francis Cary, edited by Henry C. Walsh. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the Altemus edition, following several editions by Cassell. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Ciardi, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 2286233

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs. 1977 Full-Leather. 791, [5] pp. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English verse, with notes, by John Ciardi, with engravings by Gustave Dore. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise—the sphe... View more info

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Inferno

By: Alighieri, Dante; James, Clive

Price: $395.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2015

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276356

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #85 of 1200 copies, signed and numbered by illustrator Marc Burckhardt on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase, publisher's certificate of authenticity and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2015 Full-Leather. 247, [3] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color picture plate mounted on slipcase. Translated by Clive James, with tipped in color illustrations by Marc Burckhardt. The first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, in which Virgil provided a guided tour through Hell. Dante Aligh... View more info

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Inferno (The Divine Comedy, Volume I [1]) (Penguin Classics)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Musa, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285218

ISBN: 0142437220

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2003 Trade Paperback. 430 pp. This vigorous translation of the poet's journey through the circles of hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text. Translated with Notes and an Introduction by Mark Musa. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: Hell, Volume I

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2261609

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1896 Hard Cover. xxvi, 193 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [di?vina kom?m?dja]) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature[1] and one of the greatest works of world literature.[2] The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language,... View more info

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The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation, Bilingual Edition (Italian Edition)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Pinsky, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Seller ID: 2208067

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pinsky employs slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve Dante's terza rima form without distorting the flow of English idiom. The result is a clear and vigorous translation that is also unique, student-friendly, and faithful to the original: A brilliant success, as Bernard Knox wrote in... View more info

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In the Morning

By: Allen, Willis Boyd

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co.: 1890

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2194727

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1890 Small Hard Cover. 158 pp. This is the author's only collection of poetry. Inspired by nature. View more info

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Vort #1, Fall 1972: Ed Dorn; Tom Raworth

By: Alpert, Barry; Dorn, Ed; Raworth, Tom; Davie, Donald; Kelly, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barry Alpert: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263029

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Rear wrapper lightly rubbed. 1972 Large Softcover. 59 ff. Transcripts of interviews with Ed Dorn and Tom Raworth, with poems by each, and additional commentary by Ed Dorn, Donald Davie, Robert Kelly, Tom Raworth, and Barry Alpert. The first issue of the Washington, D.C. poetry magazine, which ultimately only printed nine issues. From Granary Books' 'From a Secret Location' project: For all but one of its nine issues, Vort followed the same pattern in its plain, large-format issues, creating a little critical universe for each of two authors. The sole diver... View more info