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The Golden Treasury of Canadian Verse Jubilee Edition

by Stephen A M (chosen by)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1931
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Very Good
Edition
Jubilee Edition
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Toronto/London: J m Dent & Sons Ltd, 1931 The Golden Treasury of Canadian Verse chosen by A.M. Stephen, illustrated by E.Wallcousins. An anthology of Canadian poetry. The poems presented here are from twenty-five Canadian authors. Care has been taken to give some idea of the characteristic style of each poet. The introduction by A.M. Stephen is dated 1927. A brief… Read more
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Joy's Loom

by Stitch, Wilhelmina

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Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$25.00

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London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1931. Attractively decorated French flaps. A book of inspirational, up-lifting verse on different subject matter. A few examples: Musings of Old Age - In Cheerless Days - Angels At Play - Self-Searching - Anybody's Dog - A Marching Song - The First Snowdrop - Mothers All - A Hunting Song - To Jack Frost -… Read more
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The Poetry of Cats

by Carr, Samuel Edited By

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781851520473
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London: Chancellor Press, 1991. This is a unique celebration of that most beautiful and self-possessed of animals, the cat. More than 50 poems are included, reflecting every feline mood. Lovers of cats, and lovers of poetry will be delighted by the wide range of the collection, which contain poems by T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughs, Edward Lear, A.L. Rowse, W.B. Yeats,… Read more
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The White Cliffs

by Miller, Alice Duer

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1941
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Print
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$25.00

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New York: Coward, McCann Inc., 1941. William Lyon Phelps praise: "Not only a very beautiful poem but a wonderful study of the English people ," does this book the justice it so deserves. The White Cliffs is a long poem which expresses completely and beautifully what many Americans feel about England in this dark hour. The story is concerned… Read more
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The Raw Edges: Voices From Our Time

by Livesay, Dorothy Signed Copy

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
ISBN
9780888010568
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$35.00

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Turnstone Press, 1981. Stapled card covers. SIGNED and dated by author to title page. Erratum bound in. A collection of poetry by this Winnipeg-born poet who spent much of her time in Ontario. She was a writer-in-residence and Professor of English at several Canadian Universities and appointed to the Order of Canada in 1987. She has won the… Read more
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Poems Released on a Nuclear Wind

by Cooper, Allan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
NEW
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919001411
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$12.50

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Porter's Lake, Nova Scotia: Pottersfield Press, 1987. Illustrated card covers. Cover painting by Are Gjesdal. A collection of intensely personal poetry, the poetry of solitary experience, yet the use of "I" is so natural in these poems that the reader is compelled to internalize the poet's experience and make it his own. (Taken in part by the Antigonish Review). Allan… Read more
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Gene Arnold's Favorite Poems 1934

by Arnold, Gene

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Published
1934
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, Publishers, 1934. Gene Arnold has been in radio since 1928, coming to the air with a background of twelve years of experience on the stage. His radio activities have covered a wide range, including announcing, singing, and continuity writing. Gene Arnold's greatest success has been achieved through his quiet philosophy and the reading of… Read more
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Requiem

by Wolfe, Humbert Edited By Edward G Hawke, M A

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Published
1931
Edition
Seventh Impression
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London: Ernest Benn Ltd, 1931. A very few of these poems have appeared before. The contents: The Losers: .... The Common Man.... The Common Woman.... The Soldier.... The Harlot.... The Huckster.... The Nun.... The Anarchist.... The Respectable Woman. The Winners:... The Lovers He.... The Lovers She.... The Saints She.... The Uncommon Man.... The Uncommon Woman.... Losers and Winners.... Coda:… Read more
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The Norton Introduction To Literature: Poetry

by Bain. Beaty. Hunter

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1973
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780393093803
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company,Inc, 1973. Card covers. Oversize paper format. Poetry edited by J. Paul Hunter. More than 600 poems are provided in this volume. Over half of them were written in the twentieth century, and yet the reader and teacher seeking poems of the past will find ample choice - both familiar and unfamiliar. 573pp include… Read more
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Selected Poems of Coventry Patmore

by Patmore, Derek Edited By

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Published
1931
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Near Fine
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London: Chatto & Windus., 1931. First Publication and First Issue of the Phoenix Library Edition. Selected Poems of Coventry Patmore...edited with a lengthy introduction by Derek Patmore. A biographical sketch of one of the strangest and most fascinating and misunderstood of all Victorian writers is included in the introduction. An errata and bibliography provided. 'The Phoenix Library' ads follow the… Read more
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Uncle Jim's Basket of Memories

by Champion, James D

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Published
1986
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Ohio: One-Up Printing, 1986. Illustrated card covers. A collection of poetry. 'Moods of Reedy Lake' - Frostproof Florida.... 'Friends In Virginia'.... 'Valley View' - Clinch Mountain Virginia.... ' It Is Christmas Time At Rushless' - Silver Lake, are a few of the poems. Others deal with other themes: halloween, a lullabye, hiking, etc. 22 printed pages.… Read more
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Poems New and Old

by Sitwell, Edith

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1940
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition,Third Impression
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London: Faber and Faber, 1940. .September 1942 (in Roman Numerals). . Card Covers. 80 printed pages. A list of selected bibliography. The contents: Two Poems of The Time...(1) Lullaby.... (2) Serenade: Any Man to Any Woman. From Gold Coast Customs... (3) 'Now, a thick cloud floating'... (4) 'Against the Sea-wall are painted signs'. From Bucolic Comedies... 5 through… Read more
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Collected Poems Volume II

by Dobson, Austin

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Very Good
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New York: Dodd,Mead & Company (c.1895).276 pp include Prologues and Epilogues followed by Notes. Each title of the contents provide a number of poems: 'At the Sign of the Lyre".... "Memorial Verses".... "Fables of Literature and Art".... "Tales In Rhyme".... "Vers De Societe".... "Varia". This book is an x-library copy with no library pocket. It remains sound, clean… Read more
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Tales Of A Wayside Inn

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
Fifth Printing
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$13.50

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Southborough, Mass: Yankee Colour Corporation, 1985. This elegant book has been published exclusively for Longfellow's Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Massachusetts. An early sketch of the Inn by A.F. Fellows will be found opposite the copyright page. Blue cloth boards. Gilt print to front board and spine. An immaculate book.... A very nice copy....bright and handsome!. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Fine.… Read more
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When Did I Stop Being 20 And Other Injustices. Selected Poems From Single To Mid-Life

by Viorst, Judith Designed and Illustrated By John Alcorn

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671643287
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987. Every step of the way, Viorst tranforms the familiar events of daily life into poems that make you laugh with recognition. Her book demonstrates for once and for all that no one understands American women coming of age like Judith Viorst. A well designed and unpaginated book. Beige boards with floral… Read more
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