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Poetry

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Poetry

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1 Mother Goose:A Golden Storytime Book
U.S.A Golden Pr 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust-Jacket as Issued Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Adriana Mazza Saviozzi 
Hardcover. Copyright 1957. This is the First Edition/First Printing of the 1963 Edition. Has 'A'. 95 Pages. Index in back. Illustrated throughout in colour by Adriana Saviozzi. Pages are bright and tight with light wear. Blue illustrated paste-down end-papers. Glossy pictorial boards with some shelf and edge wear. This includes wear to tips and spine ( Three inch piece missing to tail of spine). Please see our photo-image. 
Price: 11.20 USD

 
2 The Last Circle: Short Stories and Poems
Benet, Stephen Vincent USA Farrar, Straus and Company 1946 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Reprint; 309 pages; Textblock is tight and bright with mild tanning. Former owner's name & date on front-free endpaper. Top of textblock is light-grey; Dark blue boards with bright gilt title to spine (boards have some discoloration); Dust jacket has protected the book well though with shelfwear including small pieces missing/some nicks; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(This covers fifteen short stories and just as many poems.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
3 Blossoms for Gladness: Poetry By Blossom Bennett
Bennett, Blossom Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Dorrance & Company, Incorporated 1982 0805928537 / 9780805928532 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 76 pages; 1982 printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Green boards with title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with some shelf wear to edges, a two-inch close tear to back panel top right; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; ....This book represents Ms. Bennett's first complete volume of poetry and carries an unfettered, heartening exuberance that proves age alone cannot wither one's capacity for appreciating life.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
4 A Collection of English Poems 1660-1800
Crane, Ronald S. (Selected and Edited By, Professor of English University of Chicago New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Brothers Publishers 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 1254 pages; Heavy book; Textblock is tight with unmarked pages save for a few pages that have neat underlining; Pages are gently tanned; Boards are black with the title in gold; Has modest shelf and edge wear including some very light rubbing; . (This book was originally designed primarily for the convenience of advanced students of Restoration and eighteenth-century literature in colleges and universities. It's main purpose was to give students a selection of representative poems published in England and Scotland between 1660 and 1800, and enough generous selections to enable them to judge the achievement of the age, in all its variety of themes and styles.) 
Price: 6.38 USD

 
 
5 John Donne's Poetry : Authoritative Texts Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)
Donne, John; Clements, A.L. Editor (State University of New York at Binghamton) New York, New York, U.S.A. W W Norton & Co Inc 1966 0393096424 / 9780393096422 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 271 pages; Reprint; Textblock has some marginalia, underlining & former owners information blacked out to top of half-title page; Black & white pictorial cover has shelf and edge wear including previous book-store labels, some creasing(mostly to corners) and 1/4 nick to bottom right of spine; . (This presents a large selection of the most significant poetry of John Donne affording all the materials for a close study of this major poet. The essays in criticism range from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century, from sharply critical accounts to highly favorable evaluations, from general consideration to close analyses of individual poems.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
6 The Differing Eye: An Introduction to Literature
Doster, William C. (College of Dupage, Naperville, Illinois, USA) New York, New York, U.S.A. Glencoe Press 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 287 pages; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (The author includes an introduction to the main body of text that discusses literature, what we think it is, how to learn about it, interpret it and questions that may help us be willing to study it. Part One: The Poem Part Two: The Short Story Part Three: The Play Part Four: The Novel and Part Five: A Guide. ) 
Price: 6.28 USD

 
 
7 Builders: Poems By Birdsall Otis Edey
Edey, Birdsall Otis; Kenyon, Mildred Adams U.S.A. Girl Scouts Inc 1940 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 142 pages; Girl Scouts ex-library book with library markings; Black & white frontispiece of author Birdsall Otis Edey; Book block is tight with gently tanned pages, shadow to endpapers; Orange cloth-covered boards with title in black to front board & spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including slight bowing of boards; A very good solid copy; . (These poems were gathered for the first time into one volume together with a brief biography of Birdsall Otis Edey, which was written by Mildred Adams Kenyon.) 
Price: 5.94 USD

 
8 The Melody of the Months
Halsey, Carley Watson U.S.A. Cecil L Anderson Publishing 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 87 pages with index, no specific edition indicated; Textblock is tight with text neat in appearance; Light tanning. Boards are leatherette with gold title to front panel. Dust-jacket has protected the book well with shelf & edge wear including small pieces missing to corners; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective removable clear mylar cover; ......('The Melody of the Months' is a series of fifty-two poems, one for each week of the year. Each poem suggests a thought especially for the month.) 
Price: 8.69 USD

 
 
9 Phenomena: Poems (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Hankla, Cathryn Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A. Univ of Missouri Pr 1983 0826203868 / 9780826203861 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
; Wraps; 79 pages; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page; Unfaded cover with modest shelf and edge wear including a 1/2 inch close tear to front panel, bottom left; . (Poems by Cathryn Hankla.) 
Price: 6.48 USD

 
10 New Selected Poems
Hughes, Ted New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Row, Publishers 1982 0060909250 / 9780060909253 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 242 pages with index; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Unfaded cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including light wear to top of spine; . (Ted Hughes is considered by many still as one of the best British poets. A collection of his poetry is included here.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
11 Just Around the Corner: Poems About the Seasons
Jacobs, Leland B. New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1993 0805026762 / 9780805026764 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Kaufman, Jeff 
Hardcover.First Edition, First Printing of the Henry Holt 1993 Edition. (Originally published in slightly different form in 1964 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, with illustrations by John E. Johnson. ) 32 Pages .Colour illustrations.Text block is tight and clean save for former owners name and stamp neatly place to top right of front free endpaper. Bright illustrated boards. Dust jacket is unfaded and has minimal wear. We have placed it in a removable mylar cover. Please see our photograph......( Contains twenty-five exuberant and playful poems celebrate the tastes, sights, and sounds of the seasons. Readers can share the joy of lumping in autumn leaves, following tracks in the snow, feeling the first cool spring rain, and playing at the shore on a sunny day. Illustrated with Jeff Kaufman's bold cut-and-dyed paper collages, this is an accessible poetry collection for any time of year. ) 
Price: 8.89 USD

 
12 Loving Memories (Signed by Author)
Knecht, Arthur Louis Colorado, U.S.A. Nationwide Pres LTD 1984 0917188241 / 9780917188244 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover.108 Pages. Bright and tight text block . Signed by Author on front free endpaper with gift inscription to former owner. Cloth covered boards with title in gold to spine. Unfaded pictorial dust jacket with modest shelf and including small nicks. We have placed it in a removable mylar cover. Please see our photograph........( Contains -memories, poems, true Stories.) 
Price: 10.59 USD

 
 
13 Valentines
McKuen, Rod U.S.A. Harper & Row, Publishers 1986 0060155019 / 9780060155018 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 142 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; White faux leather boards with title in gold; Bright dust-jacket with no fading & modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ......(Rod McKuen has had a lifelong romance with the English language. As a classical composer, a popular songwriter, an essayist, a performer, and America's best-selling and most widely read poet, he has shed light on the day-to-day changes in his own life and what goes on in the world that he travels. This is a multilayered as he explores the many aspects of love wished for, love in progress, and love gone awry. Whether wry, whimsical, passionate or mournful, the poems are honest, striking and inventive. ) 
Price: 6.39 USD

 
14 Love Is Yes (The Peter McWilliams Poetry Series Volume Six)
McWilliams, Peter U.S.A. Professional Pr 1978 0931580056 / 9780931580055 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Interior Illustrations By: Prince Studio, Alan Johnstone, Jason Pollen, David Smeaton; Cover Design By : Prince Studio, Adapted By Jason Pollen 
; Wraps; No pagination; 1978 printing; Color illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; (A book of lovely poems with superb color illustrations.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
 
15 The Seasons of Our Minds: Poems By Ian Michaels (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Michaels, Ian U.S.A. Exposition Press 1972 0682474894 / 9780682474894 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
; 112 pages; Second printing November 1974; Textblock is tight and clean save for former bookstore price at the top of the front-free endpaper; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on the front-free endpaper; Yellow cloth covered boards with the title in gold; Does have slight wear to back board, bottom right corner, which has bled to the dust-jacket; Dust-jacket is still bright with modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing and previously mentioned wear to back panel, bottom right hand corner; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (A book for all seasons and ages, with the sensitivity of moments captured here in a style noteworthy for its simplicity and beautiful imagery.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
16 Studies in the Poetry of Italy: Book 1, Roman
Miller, Frank Justus; Kuhns, Oscar Chautauqua, New York Chautauqua Press 1913 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; 348 pages with index; Third Edition, 1913; Book block is tight with former owners details neatly written to front pastedown endpaper/top of title page; Pencil marginalia; Light cloth-covered boards with title in black on front board & spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including darkening of boards, with '1913' & '3' written on spine; .....(Discusses the field of Roman poetry - drama, satire and epic, with each of these phases of poetry treated separately in this volume according to its chronological development.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
17 Gems: Volume 10, May 1966
Minneapolis Area Council of Teachers Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. Minneapolis Area Council of Teachers of English 1966 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 112 pages; Illustrated; Pages are securely attached with no internal markings; Yellow & black cover with modest shelf & edge wear; .....(This was the tenth anniversary of 'Gems', which was published to include creative writing of Minneapolis (Minnesota), area school students from elementary and secondary schools. Includes a wide variety of creative writing, and the contents section list is in the following order: Elementary Section: Thoughts, Ideas, Impressions, Humor, Pets and Other Animals, Seasons and the Weather, Stories; The Secondary Section includes: Short Story Citations, Poetry and Light Verse, Sketches, Short Stories.) 
Price: 9.86 USD

 
18 A Celebration for Stanley Kunitz: On His Eightieth Birthday
Moss, Stanley Riverdale, New York, U.S.A. Sheep Meadow Pr 1986 093529659X / 9780935296594 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Wongi Sul (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 159 pages; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; .(A book of poetry as well as personal expressions to or about Stanley Kunitz and dedicated to Stanley Kunitz.) 
Price: 7.23 USD

 
 
19 El Estudiante De Salamanca: And Other Selections from Espronceda (In Spanish) International Modern Language Series)
Northup, George Tyler, Ph.D. (Edited By, Professor of Spanish Literature) Boston, Massachusetts Ginn and Company 1919 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; 150 pages; Written in Spanish; Reprint 1919; International Modern Language series; Black & white frontispiece; Textblock is tight with no names or marginalia; Gently tanned pages; Brown cloth-covered boards with title & small illustration in black to the front board; Title in black to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear; .....(A critical edition of Espronceda's works had never been printed before this, plus it includes a biography of the life of D. Jose de Espronceda. The table of contents includes: The Life of Espronceda, The Works of Espronceda, The Student of Salamanca, Bibliographical Note, Espronceda's Versification. And this is followed by: El Estudiante de Salamanca, Cancion del Pirata, El Canto del Cosaco, El Mendigo, Soneto, A Teresa. Notes section; Vocabulary section.) 
Price: 6.60 USD

 
20 A Cavalcade of Horses: In Fact, Fantasy and Fiction
Peterson, Florence K.; Smith, Irene (Editors) New York, New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Wesley Dennis 
; 263 pages, oversize book, no edition indicated copyright date 1961; Illustrated with line-drawings by Wesley Dennis; Textblock is tight with gently age-tanned pages; Front-free endpaper has former owners name/gift inscription-date of April 4, 1964-shadow; Cloth-covered boards with title in brown on front board & spine,sunning primarily to spine, title sharp & clear; Tanned pictorial dust-jacket with small pieces chipped top-tail of spine, 1 1/2" close-tear top middle front panel, wear includes light shelf-rubbing; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ...(A rich collection of best stories, articles & poems on horses at time of publishing. Is divided into nine sections with many distinguished authors including Glen Rounds, Shannon Garst, C.W. Anderson and Marguerite Henry. There are also poems by Longfellow, Stephen and Rosemary Benet and Robert Frost. Classic touches added by Baron Munchausen and Anna Sewell.) 
Price: 10.47 USD

 
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