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CHRISTMAS POEMS

by Morgan, Gaby

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780330413398
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London: Macmillan and Co., 2003. 164 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. There are far too many Christmas poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: Christmas is Coming - anonymous; The Christmas Life by Wendy Cope; The Holly and the Ivy by Cecil Sharp;… Read more
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ELVIS IS EVERYWHERE - and Other Poems

by Battson, Jill

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Talking Pictures Press, 1992. Unpaginated. The covers appear to be handmade paper bound in yarn; and the endpapers also appear to be handmade, from assorted fibres. Light rubbing on the corners with a crease on the lower left of the back cover; no interior markings. There are far too many poems here to list them all… Read more
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ELEPHANT STREET

by Charach, Ron

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780921833895
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$7.95

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Signature Editions, 2003. 90 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. There are too many poems here to list them all, but some of the highlights are: A Daughter's Dance; Circle Barbecue; Corporate Tonto; Houses at Night; Bully; Blindness; Wandering Styrofoam; Uneasy on the… Read more
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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

by Thomas, Dylan

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780811213097
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New York: New Directions, 1995. 63 pp. Presented in a new design by Sylvia Frezzolini Severence with illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. For over half a century, this story has entranced both young and old… Read more
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SELECTED POEMS

by The Brontes - Charlotte, Anne, Emily, Branwell (edited by Juliet R. V. Barker)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780460872829
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London: Everyman - J. M. Dent, 1993. (xl) 165 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features a detail from The Sacred Rain by Samuel Palmer, courtesy of the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery. A collection of poetry from the Bronte family, the Contents are: Notes on… Read more
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STRANGER MUSIC - Selected Poems and Songs

by Cohen, Leonard

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780771022326
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$19.95

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. 415 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection contains selections from the following books: Let Us Compare Mythologies; The Spice Box of Earth; Flowers for Hitler; Parasites of Heaven; Songs of Leonard Cohen; Selected Poems 1956 - 1968; Beautiful… Read more
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THE WHOLE TRUTH

by Cummins, James

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865472259
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Berkeley, California: North Point Press, 1986. 56 pp. Gray cloth lettered in silver on the spine; red endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by George Grosz, circa 1920. Said John Ashbery, "The remarkable thing about James Cummins' first collection is not the fact that it… Read more
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MORTAL REMAINS

by Lane, Patrick

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550960105
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Toronto: Exile Editions, 1991. 90 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat but slightly faded spine; no interior markings. There are far too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: Heron; Woodshed; Dominion Day Dance; Fathers and Sons; The Happy Little Towns; Wet Cotton; The… Read more
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SWERVE

by Wilson, Sheri-D

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889782747
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Vancouver, British Columbia: Arsenal Pulp Press, 1993. 151 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. There are far too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: Sin City; The Brain Wash; I Am a Closet New Yorker; How Dharma Became Dharma;… Read more
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MOCKINGBIRD WISH ME LUCK

by Bukowski, Charles

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780876851388
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$9.95

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New York: Ecco - Harper Collins, 2002. 159 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine and an ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. There are far too many poems here to list them all but some of the highlights are: The Smoking Car;… Read more
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THE BLACK CHRIST - A Narrative Poem of West Indian Origin

by Blair, E. J. (from a story by H. N. S. MacKenzie)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969066200
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St. Catherines, Ontario: Old Registry House, 1977. 53 pp. Personalized inscription on the half-title page by E. J. Blair. Black cloth with the title and a small pictorial on the front panel; lettered in white on the spine; black endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings by G. P. Debenham. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket… Read more
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BETTING ON THE MUSE - Poems and Stories

by Bukowski, Charles

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781574230024
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$24.95

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Santa Rosa, California: Black Sparrow Press, 1996. 402 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. There are too many poems and stories here to list them all but some of the highlights are: Splash; Whistler; Panties; To Hell and Back in a Buggy Carriage; Confession of… Read more
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VISIONS OF TRUTH - To the Elect

by Spence, Robert

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Private Printing, 1896. (viii) 118 pp. Burgundy cloth decorated in the gilt on the front and on the spine; black endpapers; gilt edged all around. Wear along the edges and on the corners; the gutters are starting to split but the hinges are tight; no interior markings. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of… Read more
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BLUE DUSK - and Other Poems

by Sutherland, Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Canada: Private Printing, 1934. 63 pp. Actually undated - circa 1934. Yarn-bound in card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: Blue Dusk; February Landscape; The Poet Walks in April; A Toast to Pioneer Women; Yeats Writes His Name; The… Read more
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BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP - A Collection of Prose and Poetry 1988 - 1997

by Heidel, R. Andrew

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780966522402
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Cooper Station, New York: Mortco, 1998. 56 pp. Prior to this edition, there was a very limited Christmas edition. Black cloth with silver lettering on the spine; burgundy endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. This does not actually have a dustjacket, it has a banner wrapping front to back with an illustration by… Read more
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GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

by Hopkins, Gerard Manley (edited by W. H. Gardner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1953. (xxxvi) 252 pp. Penguin Book D15. Light rubbing at the corners with faint creasing on the spine; signed inside by Pat Little - Patricia - the sister of author, Jean Little. A mixture of poetry and prose from Hopkins. There are far too many titles here to list them all but… Read more
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EMILY

by McNeil, Florence (re: Emily Carr)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Clarke Irwin and Company, 1975. 72 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a short tear and associated creasing in the upper left of the front panel; no interior markings. Dj by Emily Carr. Poetry based on the life and works of artist, Emily… Read more
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WHERE TRILLIUMS BLOOM

by Dixon, Laura Barbara

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969177708
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Guelph, Ontario: Private Printing, 1984. 64 pp. Signed by Laura B. Dixon on the title page. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed at the corners with a small scuff mark at the upper right of the front cover; flat uncreased spine; aside from the poet's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and black and white… Read more
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SHORT STORIES OF THE SEA - with - MOODS OF THE SEA - Masterworks of Sea Poetry

by Solley, George C.; Steinbaugh, Eric (editors) (Sarah Orne Jewett; John Masefield; W. Somerset Maugham; F. Scott Fitzgerald; John Updike; Ernest Hemingway; Mark Twain; Rudyard Kipling; Frank Norris; Lord Dunsany; E. M. Forster; William Faulkner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780870216503
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$34.95

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Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1984. (viii, xix) 566, 300 pp. Trade paperback format. Both volumes in a slipcase. Both books have light rubbing on the corners with uncreased spines; no interior markings; the slipcase has some light corner wear. MOODS OF THE SEA has far too many poems to list them all, or to even… Read more
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THE PRE-RAPHAELITE POEM

by Merritt, James D. (editor) (Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Christina Rossetti; William Michael Rossetti; William Morris; Algernon Charles Swinburne; William Bell Scott; Coventry Patmore; James Collinson; J. L. Tupper; Thomas Woolner; John Payne)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1966. 224 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing at the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Paul Davis. After the inroduction by James D. Merritt, this anthology of Pre-Raphaelite poetry contains writing by: Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Christina Rossetti; William Michael Rossetti; William Morris; Algernon… Read more
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