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The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate. Including Queen Mary, Harold, and The Ballad of the Fleet. Complete Edition. With Illustrations

By Tennyson, Alfred

New York: The Manhattan Printing and Publishing Company, 1879. Book. Good. Hardcover. 553 pages. No publishing date. Approximately 1879, as last poem is "The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet" that was published in 1878. Written on front free endpaper is "Miss Lizzie M. Hassler, York, Penn, August 9, 1880" With 8 illustrations. Green boards with blind title and gilt decoration on front, gilt title and decoration on spine. Cover worn and bumped, especially at corners. Front hinges loose..


Healing Poems

By Leader, Governor George Michael (Governor of PA 1955-1959)

Leader Publishing, 2001. Book. Illus. by Bullock, D. M.. Near Fine. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 279 pages including photo captions & About the Author. Signed & inscribed by the author on the title page. The Governor began writing poetry in 1981, at the age of 71. Clean, square copy with top corner of 1 page turned down..


The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott with Life By William Chambers, LL.D.d

By Chambers, William

New York: Hurst & Company Book. Full-Leather. 536 pages. No publishing date. Oversized leather covers with hand-painted flower on front, and "Scott's Poems" burned into cover. Foxing to decorated endpapers and first several pages. Top edges gilt, other edges brown. Some scuffing to leather cover. Text is unmarked..


Coming Close to the Earth

By McKuen, Rod

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. Book. Illus. by Hy Fujita & Rod McKuen. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 163 pages with About the Author. Stated First Edition. "...evokes such diversified images as 'Windmills,' 'Dinosaurs,' and 'Concrete' and includes sections of prose that are as uncompromising in their self-awareness as is his poetry." Signed & dated by the author on the front free endpaper. Dustjacket price-clipped with slight discoloration at top edge. Otherwise unmarked..


The Roses Have Never Wilted

By Morgan, Paula

Beverly Hills, CA: Harris Publishing Company, 1975. Book. Illus. by Dean, Roy (Cover Photo). As New. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). First Printing. 61 pages. Stated first printing. Clean and unmarked except author's signature in red on reverse of title page. Spine uncreased. As new condition..


The Poetry of Robert Frost: All Eleven of His Books--Complete

By Lathem, Edward Connery

New York / Chicago / San Francisco: holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. Book. Illus. by Ruzicka, Rudolph (Designer) / Ratzin, Lawrence (Jacket Design). Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 607 pages with Index of First Lines and Titles. Stated First Edition. No publishing date. Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 68-24759. SBN: 03-072535-6. Also a Book Club edition: no price on dustjacket, and small blindstamp square impression on back cover. From the dustjacket: "The long awaited comprehensive and authoritative edition...brings together for the first time the full contents of all eleven of Frost's individual books of verse, from 'A Boy's Will' through 'In the Clearing.'" "This handsome volume, the standard edition of Frost's poetry, is a lasting tribute to America's best-loved poet." Brown cloth with owl impression between R F on front cover. Silver lettering in black block on spine. Dustjacket has small closed tear and small section above title on spine where the black paper surface has come off. Book is pristine, pages bright white, clean and unmarked, no foxing..


Collected Verse of Edgar A. Guest

By Guest, Edgar A

Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. Publishers, 1945. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 937 pages. Stated Ninth Edition, 1945. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt decoration to front cover and spine. Gilt on spine slightly worn and dull. Green endpapers. Top page edges dark blue. This copy has been protected in a slipcase, which is the worse for wear. Slipcase is green (matches the endpaper color) with paper label on spine: "Collected Verse of Edgar A. Guest * Deluxe Cloth Binding" Slipcase worn, chipped, and stained. Inscription inside front cover, and checkmarks at 4 titles in Table of Contents..


The Deserted Village, The Traveller and Other Poems (The Riverside Literature Series 68)

By Goldsmith, Oliver

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1894. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 96 pages plus ads. Some soiling to covers, but pages clean. Small closed tear to last page, with pencil writing on a few pages..


Somewhere Between Earth and Heaven
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Somewhere Between Earth and Heaven

By Sledge, James E. W

Saint Paul, MN: River Boat Books, 2002. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 95 pages. Slight crease to front cover, but otherwise as new. Clean and unmarked..



By Stevens, Wallace / Morse, Samuel French (Selected, and with an Introduction by)

New York: Vintage Books, 1959. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 173 pages plus Article on Wallace Stevens and list of Vintage Titles. No publication date. Last copyright date 1959, and 1959 is the copyright date of the Introduction by Samuel French Morse. Name written unobtrusively inside front cover; no other markings. Cover & pages slightly tanned. Slight shelfwear to cover..



By Updike, John

New York: Fawcett Crest, 1965. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 175 pages. Stated Second Crest Printing: June, 1965. Crest Book t787 $.75 on front cover. Back cover states: "This special Crest edition of Verse represents the first appearance of his collected poetry in a single volume, and contains complete the two volumes originally published as The Carpentered Hen and Telepone Poles." With a new poetic Foreword by the author for this edition. Covers slightly chipped; red page edges mottled as though they'd gotten wet at some point. The pages are remarkably white and clean, no marks to text..