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A Gallery of Distinguished English and American Female Poets

By: Coppe, Henry

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.H. Butler & Co.: 1860

Seller ID: 2011

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Bound in crushed morocco full leather with five raised bands, compartments stamped in blind and gilt. Beautiful arts and crafts style border stamped in blind around the edges of the boards, reminiscent of a Dard Hunter William Morris style, long before arts and crafts took off. Ornate gilt and blind stamping on the boards, gilt dentelles bordering the inside edge of the verso of the same. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers. Illustrated with fine steel engravings in text, including many portraits of the poets represented in this book. The poets are Hannah More, Helen Maria Williams, Anna Let... View more info

An Elocutionary Manual: With an Introductory Essay on the Study of Literature and on Vocal Culture in Its Relation to an Aesthetic Appreciation of Poetry

By: Corson, Hiram

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles Desilver: 1871

Seller ID: 010830

Condition: Very Good


432pp. Original burnt orange cloth stamped in gilt, all edges dyed blue (NOT as issued). Ownership inscriptions on the front free endpaper and the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed through. One signature protruding from the rest of the text block. Some discoloration to the front board in a few spots. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Beauties of the British Poets with a Few Introductory Observations

By: Crely, Rev. George (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Phillips, Sampson & Co.: 1852

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 796

Condition: Very Good


Bound in original brown cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt on the spine and both boards, all edges gilt. Frontispiece portrait of "Amanda", engraved by Cheney. Contemporary ownership inscription on the title page-"Cornelia". Poets included are Chaucer, Spencer, Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Thompson, Young, Akenside, Collins, Gray, Johnson, Goldsmith, Bruce, Logan, Sir William Jones, Burns, Cowper, Crabbe, Charlotte Smith, Southey, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Scott, Montgomery, Campbell, Rogers, Moore, Byron, Keats, Millman, Wolfe and Mrs. Hemans. Four pages loose in the bindin... View more info

Chinaberry Beads

By: Crump, Elaine Carmichael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gretna, Pelican Publishing Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011345

Condition: Near Fine


126pp. + 1pp. colophon. Illustrated. Limited edition (#488 of 1000 copies). This copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Gift inscription on the same. Tiny closed tears to the jacket at the top corners. Housed in the original slipcase which is in Very Good condition, having some creasing to one corner of the printed label, a partial coffee mug ring to the same and one button sized stain to the paper on the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

American Poetry

By: De Mille, A.B.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn & Bacon: 1923

Seller ID: 012306

Condition: Good


339pp. + 11pp. index + 6pp. ads. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Lacking the front free endpaper. Ink stamps on the title page and back endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Mornings Like This: Found Poems

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, HarperPerennial: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 012441

Condition: Fine


75pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Almost Love: Selected Poems, 1989-2000

By: Doran, Darle Wright

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Self Published: 2000

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 010093

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. Illustrated. Stapled wraps. Appears to be a vanity press sort of production. Poems originally written on the occasion of her wedding and given to the guests, now revised and updated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Roaming the Wind

By: Dorland, Alice B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Spiral Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012310

Condition: Very Good


123pp. Illustrated. Original peach colored tweed cloth with black and gilt insets. A touch of spotting to the edges of the text block. The jacket has two tiny closed tears with attendant creasing and some scuffing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Atlantis: Poems

By: Doty, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial: 1995

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 012309

Condition: Fine


103pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Duke of Berwick and Other Rhymes

By: Douglas, Lord Alfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1925

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012313

Condition: Very Good


110pp. Original blue cloth and marbled paper covered boards. Spine lettering stamped in gilt. Corners rubbed at the tips, bottom corners rubbed through. Spine ends a little worn. Endpapers offset. Bookseller's ticket to the back pastedown. Text browned. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Poems, 1908-1919

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co: 1919

Seller ID: 012314

Condition: Very Good


207pp. Original rose colored cloth with printed spine label. Two corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Spine darkened a bit. Gift inscription and bookseller blind stamped seal on the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Dr. W.H. Drummond's Complete Poems

By: Drummond, W.H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1926

Seller ID: 013062

Condition: Very Good


449pp. Original dark blue cloth, lettering stamped in a whitish blue. Pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece. Bottom corners bumped. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 018848

Condition: Very Good


137pp. Original green cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Introduction by Louis Frechette. Corners bumped. Front board soiled at the edges. Rubbing to spine ends but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Poems by Ben Jonson

By: Duncan, Ronald (ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The Grey Walls Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 007907

Condition: Very Good


64pp. Endpapers browned. The jacket is lightly browned at the edges with one small closed tear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Ramayna and the Mahabharata

By: Dutt, Romesh C. (trans.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dent Everman's Library: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022152

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Original red cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Patterned endpapers. Ownership inscription to the half title. Some faint staining to the bottom edge of the text block. Surface peeling to the heel of the spine and the adjacent panels. View more info

Matthew Arnold: Poems

By: Dyment, Clifford (ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The Grey Walls Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 007908

Condition: Very Good


64pp. Endpapers browned. The jacket has a small chip from the top edge of the front panel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Thomas Hood: Selected Poems

By: Dyment, Clifford (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Grey Walls Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 013976

Condition: Near Fine


64pp. Original light blue cloth decoratively stamped in green, matching the design on the jacket. "Crown Classics" series. Offsetting to the endpapers. The jacket has a closed tear across the heel of the spine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Poems of George Eliot

By: Eliot, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009185

Condition: Good


442pp. + 5pp. ads. Original green beveled boards stamped in black and gilt, top edge gilt. Ca. 1880's. Hinges cracked. Lacking the back endpaper. Back pastedown torn away revealing some of the board underneath. Crayon scribble to the same. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Front free endpaper soiled with an ownership blindstamped seal. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Waste Land and Other Poems

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Signet Classic: 1998

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 012458

Condition: Fine


100pp. + 4pp. ads. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Waste Land and Other Poems

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Harvest Books: 1962

Seller ID: 012459

Condition: Near Fine


88pp. + 1pp. ad. Faint pen stroke across the fore edge of the text block. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info