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Poesie [Edwardian Era Manuscript Volume of Verse in German]

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1906

Seller ID: 2134515


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: $10.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company, New York:

Seller ID: 2135207


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


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


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


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 an... 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


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


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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The Old Pothead Poems

By: Abrams, Sam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Creative Arts Book Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195434


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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The Book of Love

By: Ackerman, Diane; Mackin, Jeanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269323


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. xxxiii, 827 pp. Culled from love letters, poetry, fiction, personal essays, and memoirs, this lavish and fascinating anthology celebrates humankind's grandest pastime and obsession: love. How do we define love? It feels like hunger pains, and we use the same word. Pang. Perhaps this is why Cupid is depicted with a quiver of arrows, because love feels at times like bein... View more info

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Brownstone Eclogues

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2263289


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 19... 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


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


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... 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


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 i... View more info

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The Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1885

Seller ID: 2178734


Edges lightly rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink gift note dated Oct 14 1888 on front endpaper. 1885 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 286 pp. 8vo. Full tree calf, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A collection of poetry written by the editor of the literary magazine The Atlantic. This Household Edition, which includes a frontispiece of author and engraved plates, was publishe... 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


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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Beowulf (Penguin Classics)

By: Alexander, Michael (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 2198152


Front cover bumped, front corner dog-eared, ink name on front endpaper, pages toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 176 pp. The epic poem of war and adventure. Beowulf is the earliest extant poem in a modern European language. It was composed in England four centuries before the Norman Conquest. But no one knows exactly when it was composed, or by whom, or why. As a social document this great epic reflects a feudal, newly Christian world of heroes and monsters, blood and vi... 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


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


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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The Vita Nuova and Canzoniere of Dante Alighieri (The Temple Classics)

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 2266451


4th printing. 1/2 inch tear on top edge of first page. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [3] pp. 16mo. Blue cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Original Italian text opposite English translation. La Vita Nuova (English: The New Life) is a medieval text written by Dante Alighieri in 1295. It is an expression of the medieval genre of courtly love in a prosimetrum style, a combination of both prose and verse. Besides ... 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


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

Image for The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1880

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266423


Hinges repaired, previous front hinge repair attempt with clear tape that has since toned, boards lightly rubbed with 1 inch tear to spine head. 1880 Hard Cover. 600 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. A verse translation of Dante's masterpiece, with a preface, a biographical sketch of the author, and a chronological view of his time. Engraved illustrations. 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


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 Cass... View more info

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Inferno (The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Durling, Robert M.; Martinez, Ronald L.; Turner, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 2208450


Highlighting on a few pages. 1997 Trade Paperback. xviii, 654 pp. 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.Inferno (Italian for Hell) is the first part of Dante A... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2008

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269223


An exceptional copy. 2008 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 693, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, color illustration mounted on front board, gilt titles, gilt and black stamped decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English verse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 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,... 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


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 th... 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


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 tr... 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; White, Lawrence Grant

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262795


Lacks jacket. Spine toned and a bit foxed, discolored section on front board, edges rubbed. 1948 Large Hardcover. 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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The Book of Chinese Poetry: Being the Collection of Ballads, Sagas, Hymns, and Other Pieces Known as the Shih Ching or Classic of Poetry

By: Allen, Clement Francis Romilly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1980711


Binding shaken, front hinge repaired, endpapers lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper, base of one section of pages bumped causing minor tear to bottom margin, some pages unopened. 1891 Hard Cover. xxviii, 528 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt & orange titles. An English translation of the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, known as the Shih Ching, which consists of 305 works from the 11th to 7th centuries B.C. It is one of the five classics... View more info

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In the Morning

By: Allen, Willis Boyd

Price: $75.00

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

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2194727


First printing. Pages toned. 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


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 th... View more info