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Image for Kate Greenaway's Mother Goose

Kate Greenaway's Mother Goose

By: Rh Value Publishing

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Gramercy Publishing Co.: 1978

Seller ID: 145126

ISBN: 0517262894

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. 56 pages. View more info

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Hickory, Dickory, Dock and Other Poems of Childhood

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press:

Seller ID: 145698

Condition: Good


Small spots on cover and marks on front endpaper. Tears on edge worn dust jacket. 62 pages. 4 3/8"w x 7 3/8"h. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Charming color illustrations by Sonia Roetter. No date of publication shown; circa 1950's. View more info

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Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Seller ID: 143677

Condition: Good


Green cloth spine and paper-covered boards with worn edges. Small format: 4 1/8"w x 6 3/8"h. Foxing to endpapers and loose rear hinge. No date of publication shown; circa 1900's. Color illustrations by Kate Greenaway. View more info

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The Guinness Legends and Other Verses

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Ltd.: 1934

Seller ID: 145183

Condition: Good


Stains and wear to cover. 24 page staple-bound pamphlet. 6 1/8"w x 9 3/8"h. Interior pages clean and unmarked, in Very Good shape. "Parodies and imitations for your entertainment," published by Guiness Brewing Company, in the style of Struwwelpeter. Written in verse with moral at the end. Brightly colored illustrations. View more info

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Aeschylus: The Seven Plays Translated Into English Verse

By: Aeschylus; Lewis Campbell (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press: 1906

Seller ID: 143897

Condition: Very Good


Attractive small book in green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Gilt top edge. Sticker residue and previous owner's inscription on decorated endpapers. A few light pencil notations. 280 pages. 3 7/8"w x 6"h. The plays included are: The Suppliants, The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, Agamemnon, The Choephoroe, or Libation-Bearers, The Eumenides, Prometheus Bound. View more info

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What a Beautiful Noise

By: Behn, Harry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, World Publications: 1970

Seller ID: 144568

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name and address inside. 10 1/8"w x 10 1/4"h. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Harold Berson. View more info

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Les Cent Plus Belles Devinettes

By: Beisner, Monika ; Jacques Charpentreau

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Gallimard: 1993

Seller ID: 141653

ISBN: 2070561925

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. View more info

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Rise Up Singing: The Group Singing Songbook, Words, Chords and Sources to 1200 Songs

By: Blood, Peter; Patterson, Annie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bethelem, PA, Sing Out!: 1992

Seller ID: 143600

ISBN: 0962670499

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 281 pages. 7"w x 9 3/4"h. View more info

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My Heart's in the Highlands: An Anthology of Verse By Robert Burns

By: Burns, Robert; Fraser, Elisabeth and Alexander (editors)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Norwich, England, Jarrold Colour Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 144309

ISBN: 0711700702

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. 4 7/8"w x 7 1/2"h. Color photographs throughout. View more info

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All of Us: The Collected Poems

By: Carver, Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145576

ISBN: 0375403981

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight discoloration to edge of front cover. 386 pages. Stated First American Edition. More than 300 poems are collected in this volume. The text has been edited by Professor William L. Stull. Introduction by Tess Gallagher. View more info

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Selected Poems: 1956-1968

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: N1968, Viking Compass:

Seller ID: 145859

ISBN: 0917788613

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Wear to cover. 246 pages. View more info

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Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse

By: Coote, Stephen (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1983

Seller ID: 143805

ISBN: 0713915730

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 410 pages. Edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Spots to top page ends. Includes work by Sappho, Theocritus, Horace, Virgil, Goethe, Byron, Verlaine, Whitman, Swinburne, Symonds, Auden, Isherwood, and more. View more info

Book of New Zealand Verse, A, 1923 - 50

By: Curnow, Allen (ed.)

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Caxton Press: 1951

Seller ID: 124805

Condition: Very Good


Very nice binding in green cloth with lightly bumped lower corners only, light wear to lower cover edges, otherwise straight and clean with clean text having no marking of any kind save previous owner's name on front end paper with short inscription. Jacket is bright with sun fading to spine, 1" tear at upper R corner of cover, light edgewear otherwise. View more info

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Tom Tiddler's Ground: A Book of Poetry for Children

By: De La Mare, Walter

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Knopf: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144814

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full yellow cloth boards with light spots on top edge of front cover. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Stated First American Edition. View more info

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Horton Hatches the Egg

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1940

Seller ID: 138082

Condition: Good


Previous owner's name written kid-style on front endpaper. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 8 3/8"w x 10 1/2"h. Early printing. Soiled boards. View more info

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Some One Like You

By: Foley, James W.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, P.F. Volland Company: 1916

Seller ID: 132094

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small gift book with 14 folded pages. Previous owner's inscription. Pretty color illustrations and bell design on each page. Attractive small format: 5.5"x6". Verse about friendship and love. View more info

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Bible Primer for the Tiny Tots

By: Fox, Ethel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Bloch Publishing Company "The Jewish Book Concern": 1950

Seller ID: 126804

Condition: Very Good


Full red cloth boards. Library pocket and markings. 82 pages in verse. Black and white line drawings. The copyright is 1930, this appears to be a 1950 printing. Slightly loose front hinge. View more info

Image for The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles

The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles

By: Frank Rowsome Jr.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Stephen Greene Press: 1977

Seller ID: 144003

ISBN: 0828900388

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with bright red covers. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows general wear, very sunned spine, a few 1/2" tears at edges. Contains "all 600 roadside rhymes." She put a bullet thru his hat but he's had closer shaves than that: Burma-Shave." Illustrated with line drawings. View more info

Fellow Mortals: Anthology of Animal Verse

By: Fuller, Roy (ed.)

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Topsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Salem House Academic Division: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124851

ISBN: 0712106359

Condition: Fine


Previous owner's name on front end paper. 274 pages. 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