Published by MacMillan Co., NY, 1968
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 175 pp., Clean, firm, no markings. With glossary. A poetry appreciation textbook for secondary students with scores of well-known American and English poems. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001829
Published by Pisces Press, Sun City, Arizona, 1981
Cloth. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Bregnard, Edythe E. (illustrator). 2nd Printing. 96 pp. Bottom edge bumped, damp stain on dj near top of spine. Large signature by author on front endpaper, two other gift inscriptions, one crossed out. . A collection of about 100 inspirational and humorous poems by an Arizona senior citizen reflecting lightly on everyday aspects of life. With numerous b&w drawings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 003142
Published by Avon, NY, 1966
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Paperback Edition. 295 pp., index, cover shows side profile of a stern Dylan Thomas with cigarette in mouth, pencil in hand, making a point. No spine creases, lightly used, light vertical crease in front cover. No markings. A fascinating chronicle of Thomas' tumultuous, booze-soaked tours of America in the 1950-53, ending with his early death. Brinnin was Thomas' agent and personal aide. Size: 12mo - 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004612
Published by Columbia University Press, NY, 1940
Soft cover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 4th Printing. Non-paginated booklet presenting black and white photos of 33 homes of U.S. poets and a page of text about each home. Among poets included are Walt Whitman, Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Emily Dickinson. A companion to a radio series. Front cover chipped detached, rest of booklet intact. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000669
Published by Penguin, NY, 1980
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 79 pp. Brownish linear stain along inside front cover joint, possibly glue trace. Else very clean and close to new. No markings. Spine uncreased. The troubled life of Willo, told in poetry. Winner of the Walt Whitman Award. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005517
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY, 1994
Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 196 pp. Slight slant to spine, small brownish dot on front cover. Minor edgewear, slight soil to white boards. A collection of topical political poems, mostly satirizing the George P. Bush and Clinton administrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002584
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1899
Faux Leatherette. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 650 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt border on front board. Most of spine cloth missing beneath title and remaining spine cloth sunned. Front and back boards still attractive, with gilt lyre design intact. Binding strong. Gift inscription "To Virginia" on front endpaper. Text clean. Includes index of first lines and index of poem titles. Frontispiece of Whittier portrait still has protective tissue. Gilt on top edge. Size: 12m0 -- 6.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009975
Published by West Florida Literary Federation, Pensacola, Florida, 1999
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 232 pp. Slight crease on rear cover, light thumbing. No spine creasing, no markings, still close to new. A collection of poetry, short stories and essays from about 40 West Florida authors, most of them published. Includes a few photographs. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005163
Published by Quincy, Illinois, 1958
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Talken, Mary (illustrator). First Edition. Nearly new, slight one-inch scuff mark on rear cover, light corner wear. Text clean, spine uncreased. A collection of poems celebrating historical events, landmarks and personages of Quincy. Includes many b&w historical photos of landmarks, trains, etc. Printed at PAM Printers, Quincy Ill. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005941
Published by The Countryman Press, Taftsville, Vermont, 1980
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Paperback Edition. 131 pp. Very slight rubbing at corners. No markings, spine uncreased. Photo cover shows Hazel standing in a crop field. The author is a former poetry editior of The Nation. Size: 8vo - 9 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004717
Published by Atheneum, New York, 1990
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 472 pp. Slight wear but almost new. Red dot on bottom edge. Text and endpapers clean. A Queens College professor provides the definitive critical biography of Moore and her innovative work in poetry. Critic Alfred Kazin calls it "a corker -- on of the most satisfying biographies of a 20th century American writer that I have read." Size: 9.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 0503003888
Published by Thomas W Crowell & Co., New York, 1894
Leather. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Later Printing. 336 pp. Textblock detached from flexible brown leather cover with chipping at spine's bottom. Front cover embossed with a floral design. Thin leather end papers torn. Textblock itself is still fairly sturdy. Mostly clean, a few underlinings. Endpaper dated 1926 in ink. Many popular poems from the 19th century by poets such as Thomas Gray, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allen Poe and Lord Byron. Size: 12mo -- 6.5 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009155
Published by Collins, London
Hardcover. Condition: Good. Various (illustrator). 635 pp. Lacks a title page but appears to be No. 25 in the Collins Illustrated Classics series, circa 1905-1920. Has limp maroon leather covers, black dime-sized spot on front cover, corners bumped. Spine edges rubbed. Gilt titling and logo bright on spine. Gilt on top edge darkened. 635 pp., with notes at rear, plus catalog of Collins' classics. Opening poem is dedicated to Queen Victoria, indicated Tennyson's status as poet laureate. Several full page illustrations by various artists. Size: 12mo --6 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009284
Published by Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, 1945
Cloth. Condition: Very Good -. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Thus. 118 pp. Some rubbing, hinge starting to weaken, dust jacket has small rips at corners, wrinkling along edges. Tony Wons, a Chicago radio personality, provides a collection of inspirational poetry and snippets of his own observations of life in this anthology of light reading. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002375
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc, NY, 1995
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition Stated. 158 pp. Nearly new, tight, clean, slight wear on jacket. Collection of Castillo poems with an autobiographical introduction that relates her childhood in Chicago's inner city and her struggles to write poetry. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009688
Published by Exposition Press, Jericho, New York, 1972
First Edition Signed
Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. 112 pp. DJ chipped and heavily water-stained along spine, missing large corner of rear panel. Tan boards have a one-inch dent in mid-section of spine, otherwise OK. Light foxing of endpapers. Auhor's signature in large legible writing on endpaper. A commercial artist, presenting his first book of poetry, offers a sort of poetic daily journal, exploring various romantic themes. Oddly, the book contains no illustrations. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. Tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 005196
Published by Wake-Brook House, Sanbornville, New Hampshire, 1953
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Clean, no markings, dark red endpapers. Spine title has rough edges. Text clean. Red cloth spine, diamond-checkered pattern cloth on boards. Stamped "865" on copyright page, indicating a limited edition. Mowrer, a World War 1 correspondent for the Chicago News, retired to New Hampshire and celebrated its simple, quiet life with poetry. This is one of several volumes of poetry he produced. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005309
Published by Grolier Enterprises, Danbury, Connecticut, 1985
Leatherette Like Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Reprint. 464 pp. Text bright and clean. Spine gilt intact, dent on upper spine. No markings. "Collector's Edition." Poetry selections include more than 10 poems each Tennyson, Bryant, Browning, Longfellow, Walt Whitman, et al. Part of the Harvard Classics series. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 0503003802
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1894
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. Later Printing. 94 pp. in stapled wraps. Faint pencil notes in margins of several pages Snow-Bound, rest of text clean, more notes on rear page. Vertical crease on rear cover. Damp mark on rear cover, small spine rip below bottom staple. Previous owner's name and notes in very faint pencil on front endpaper. Textblock still sturdy. With a few b&w glossy photos of the Whittier homestead in Haverhill, Mass. Plus 20-page biographical sketch of Whittier and hiw own brief commentary on his boyhood. The additional poems in the rear of the book include "The Barefoot Boy." and "The Poor Voter on Election Day," a celebration of democracy No. 4 in the Riverside Literature Series of paperbacks, original price 25 cents. Size: 12mo 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010367
Published by Modern Library, NY, 1934
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Angelo, Valenti (illustrator). Reprint. 423 pp. Spine edges and corners bumped, with quarter-inch tear at top of spine. Spine sunned. Initials on endpaper, no marks or writing in text. Binding firm. Text slightly toned. Torchbearer logo on front and spine. G-50 in Modern Library series. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009904
Published by Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1898
Cloth. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. Vawter, Will (illustrator). Later Printing. 188 pp. on glossy stock. Fading to ollive green spine cloth. Gilt titling and decorations intact. Front board oval shows young boy and girl. Quarter-sized black ink blot on rear cover, and slight edge soiling on endpapers. Otherwise, clean. Binding firm. Previous owner's and donor's names in pencil on endpaper. 39 poems, most of them in ungrammatical, apostrophized and misspelled English for young readers, plus dozens of b&w illustrations of children's adventures. Frontispiece with torn tissue protector. Light bumping of corners and spine edges. First published in 1890. Size: 8mo--8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 161109744
Published by LunaMedia, San Diego, California, 1984
Trade Papeback. Condition: Very Good +. Kerns, Ed (illustrator). First Thus. 133 pp. Close to new, lightly thumbed. Several full-page b&w abstract illustrations. About 100 prayers in free-verse form. Author was a Methodist pastor in Philadelphia and co-founder of Plowshares non-profit company doing housing renovation for the needy. The prayers are organized in 7 sections: quietness & listening; thanks & praise; unburdening and confession; restoration & renewal; commitment & change, and seasons & holidays. Size: 8vo -- 8 in By 8 in Square Format.
Seller Inventory # 009896
Published by Baileson, Peter, Mount Vernon, NY, 1953
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 42 pp. on textured cream paper. Spine darkened. slight scuffing and faint dampness ripples on blue-gray boards. Gift inscription to Tippen Davidson, former publisher of the Daytona Beach News-Journal and music philanthropist. In several music-themed poems, an immigrant sings praises to his adopted homeland in America. Size: 4to - -11 in Tall Limited First Edition, One of 250 Copies.
Seller Inventory # 010042
Published by Literary Arts Press, Laguna Beach, California, 1986
First Edition Signed
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 136 pp. in stiff wraps. Very clean; one small red ink mark on top edge near spine. Signed and inscribed by poet and co-editor Mitsuye Yamada on p. 11. Editors describe the collection as the first effort to assemble an anthology of contemporary poetry by unknown writers in Orange County, California. Brander, in the introduction, acknowledges Orange County's inferiority complex about being a cultural desert. More than 80 writers are represented. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. Signed by Co-editor.
Seller Inventory # 010354
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1921
Boards. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 259 pp. Very clean gray boards except for horizontal black lines just above title and near bottom edge. Red strip on spine, with sun fading. Pastedown titles in paper on front cover and spine. Endpapers tanned. Text still moderately bright. No markings in text. Binding firm. No additional printings listed. An anthology of 11 poems previously published in magazines and journals such as the North American Review. With preface by Lowell describing her sources for her "Tales of Peoples." Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009182
Published by H.M. Caldwell Co., New York, 1901
Suede. Condition: Very Good. 70 pp. on heavy stock in sewn textblock in brown suede covers, with gilt titling and embossed "Aldus" coat of arms decoration. No markings. Half title page detached, laid in. Oval frontispiece, with tissue protector, shows a rural lakeside landscape with a church steeple and child in foreground. Deteriorated red ribbon marking laid in. Text still somewhat bright, only a few foxing marks. Suede is attached to satin-covered cardboard. Besides the title piece, the collection includes about 10 other poems, including "The Bard," "On a Distant Prospect of Eton College," and "On the Death of a Favourite Cat." Size: 6.12 in High By 4.12 in Wide.
Seller Inventory # 0503003866