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Murder in the Cathedral

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 142206

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards. 5 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. 86 pages. Foxing to endpapers. View more info

Nite Soil

By: Elmslie, Kenward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Granary Books: 35

Seller ID: 145296

ISBN: 1887123393


Set of 40 cards printed with images and words store in a 7 1/4"w x 7 3/8"h paper envelope. All are in great condition. Se has nag champa incense scent. Kenward Gray Elmslie is an American writer, performer, editor and publisher associated with the New York School of poetry. Limited edition of 2000. View more info

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Basic Selections from Emerson

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New American Library: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131914

Condition: Very Good


Very clean little paperback, glossy plastic (original) coating to covers, a Mentor book #M102 marked 35 cents, 50 in Canada. No creasing to covers or spine, 1/4" tear to top front cover, otherwise very light edge wear, barely discernible, paper edges browned, no foxing. Binding is tight and solid, but it has to be somewhat fragile 60 years to date. No marking of any kind to text/interior. "Emerson is to American life what Shakespeare is to British and Goethe to German. He was our most completely expressed writer and philosopher..." Emerson depicted front cover in coat and tie... View more info

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The Portable Emerson (Viking Portable Library)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $8.95

Publisher: N Y, Penguin Books: 1982

Seller ID: 144551

ISBN: 0140150943

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Yellowing pages. 670 pages. View more info

Baubles Bangles & Beads

By: Fielden, Amelia

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Ginninderra Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 131983

ISBN: 1740274091

Condition: Fine


Brand new book with tight, square binding, text/interior free of marking of any kind, 95pages. Text is in English. Signed by author on title page. View more info

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The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1963

Seller ID: 143047

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full white cloth boards. Price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name inside. 388 pages. 6 3/8"w x 9 1/2"h. View more info

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Gay Go Up

By: Fyleman, Rose

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133220

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 106 pages. Re-bound by library into bright red and pink buckram cloth binding. 4 7/8"w x 7 1/2"h. Many of these poems have appeared in Puck and are divided into the following categories: Jessica in London, The Year Round, About Bingo, About Poor Dears and Others, Jessica Goes Travelling, Jessica in New York. Illustrated by Decie Merwin. View more info

Language of Virgil: An Introduction to the Poetry of the Aeneid, The

By: Garrison, Daniel H.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Peter Lang Pub Inc: 1985

Seller ID: 140192

ISBN: 0820401765

Condition: Good


Book is very clean with neat marking and highlighting to page 15 only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes. 121 pages. Profusely illustrated with the art and monument of Virgil's time. View more info

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Poems of W.S. Gilbert

By: Gilbert, W.S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1967

Seller ID: 143680

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full yellow cloth boards. Small tears on edge worn dust jacket. 164 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/4"h. Black and withe illustrations throughout by W.S. Gilbert. View more info

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Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry

By: Glad, John; Weissbort, Daniel

Price: $7.46

Publisher: Iowa City. IA, University of Iowa Press: 1992

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 138861

ISBN: 0877453659

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 384 pages. View more info

Phantom Anthems

By: Grenier, Robert

Price: $43.95

Publisher: O Books/Trike Press: 1986

Seller ID: 127273

Condition: Very Good


Excellent condition with light scuffing to covers, curled corners, text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Unpaginated, about 100 pages. View more info

Vis and Ramin (Persian Heritage series)

By: Gurgani, Fakhr ud-Din

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr: 1972

Seller ID: 142073

ISBN: 0231034083

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear only, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 357 pages, translated from the Persian to English by George Morrison. This is a prose translation of the epic poem by Gurgani, and is one of the earlies of its kind in Persian literature. Looks like a pretty action-packed tale involving a sorceress who casts a spell of impotency; escapes, a wild boar, a brawl, a marriage ensue. Jacket is quite shelf-worn with several open tears, edge/corner wear but intact. View more info

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Station Island

By: Heaney, Seamus

Price: $12.95

Publisher: N Y, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1985

Seller ID: 143052

ISBN: 0374269785

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. 124 pages. View more info

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Beauty and the Beast: Visions and Revisions of an Old Tale

By: Hearne, Betsy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Seller ID: 145061

ISBN: 0226322408

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. "With a storyteller's verve and insight, Betsy Hearne explores this enduring tale's folkloric background and traces its re-creation from the eighteenth century to the present in the forms of chapbook, drama, poetry, novel, picture book, and film." View more info

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Someone Wants to Steal My Name (Imagination Series) (English and French Edition)

By: Henri Michaux

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cleveland State U Poetry Center: 2003

Seller ID: 146403

ISBN: 1880834561

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition; new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 101 pages. "Someone Wants to Steal My Name" helps bridge the gap since Richard Ellmann's "Selected Works," my first introduction to Henri Michaux, published in 1968. While Ellmann's anthology contains fine translations and a generous selection of poems, at a great price, Nin Andrews' anthology updates and largely improves on his work. It's also nice to see poems I had not read in Ellmann's edition a... View more info

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John Ashbery and English Poetry

By: Hickman, Ben

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 145685

ISBN: 074864475X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. 188 pages. View more info

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Writers Under Siege: Czech Literature Since 1945

By: Holy, Jiri

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Sussex Academic Press: 2008

Seller ID: 136821

ISBN: 1845191900

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light scuffing to covers, otherwise as-new with straight, solid spine, no edge wear of any kind, sharp corners, text/interior unblemished and unmarked in any way. Covers Czech literature from th 1940s to the early 21st century. Includes p. 222 -- 288 ) profiles of the most important Czech writers since 1945. Text is in English. View more info

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The Great Bear: A Thematic Anthology of Oral Poetry in the Finno-Ugrian Languages

By: Honko, Lauri ; Senni Timonen; Michael Branch

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Finnish Literature Society: 1994

Seller ID: 141956

ISBN: 0195210921

Condition: Fair


Underlining in green ink to approximately one fifth of the text, mostly at the beginning. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear to dust jacket. 788 pages. 8 3/8"w x 9 3/8"h. "These 450 poems, songs, charms, prayers and laments in the original languages and in English convey the worldview and an insight into the lives of pre-literate peoples in various stages of cultural and social development. The texts illustrated the beliefs, perceptions, and artistic genius of fiteen peoples scattered across Northern Europe from Scandinavia, deep into Russian and beyond the Urals, and of the... View more info

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The Complete Works of Horace

By: Horace; Casper J. Kraemer

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1936

Seller ID: 142154

Condition: Good


Full gray cloth boards. Spine a bit slanted; stain on front cover. Previous owner's name inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 412 pages. 4 7/8"w x 7 1/8"h. Rockwell Kent torchbearer design on endpapers. View more info

As the River Runs

By: Howard, Dorothy

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1947

Seller ID: 135497

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Ryerson Poetry Chap-book. 8 pages. View more info