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1 A Modern Dunciad Nason, Richard W.; Mattingly, George
Good. 
Paperback. SIGNED 1978 1st edition softcover. Gift inscription by author on half-title page. Clean and unmarked. Edges are soiled; all corners are flared. Wrappers lightly creased. 114pp. Language: English. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Popular History of English Poetry, Welby, T. Earle
2 A Popular History of English Poetry Welby, T. Earle
0804610592 / 9780804610599 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover reissue published 1970 by Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY/London. NO DUSTJACKET. Tiny rips to 2 page tops near spine (bookbinding error). Light age-tanning to page edges. Otherwise only light wear. Clean and unmarked; binding tight. 282 pages; Index; black-and-white portraits of poets. Language: English. Originally published in 1924. Navy-blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine. Scan, if available, shows title page of book. 'This book has been written for a public which knows English poetry chiefly through anthologies. Its aim is to provide that public, not with facts and dates, except in so far as they are necessary to an understanding of the subject, but with an outline of the development of English poetry and with impressions of the genius of individual poets.'-- from Preface. Keywords: literary criticism. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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An Intimate Distant, Shein, Keith
3 An Intimate Distant Shein, Keith
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1982 Trike, San Francisco. Noticeable average wear to cover: light creases; edges rubbed. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 42 pages. Stated edition of 500 copies. Language: English. Cover art by author. Keywords: poems, poet, poetry, contemporary. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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ANTHOLOGY OF CHRISTIAN POETRY 1997, Various authors.
4 ANTHOLOGY OF CHRISTIAN POETRY 1997 Various authors.
Good. 
Paperback. Nashville, Tennessee: Darden and Associates, 1997, spiral-bound softcover, 96pp, Index. GIFT INSCRIPTION by one of the poets, Eve Blohm, on title page. 139 poets. Good condition, otherwise clean and unmarked, with light-to-average wear. Language: English. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Art and Love: An Illustrated Anthology of Love Poetry, Farrell, Kate (editor)
5 Art and Love: An Illustrated Anthology of Love Poetry Farrell, Kate (editor)
Good. 
Hardcover. Small square hardcover with dustjacket Bulfinch 1990. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear. Language: English. 'Scores of evocative love poems, drawn from the entire range of world literature, are matched with wonderfully vibrant works of art--paintings, sculpture, prints, collages, and stained glass--to create an elegant anthology of love peoms and masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 140 color illustrations.'--Ingram. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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6 AVENUES OF SONG Duryee, Mary Ballard
Acceptable. 
Hardcover. New York: Edmond Byrne Hackett, The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 1926, hardcover, second printing, NO DUSTJACKET, 80pp. Language: English. Beige linen on spine; marbled boards with paper labels on spine and front. Short rhyming poems, including a section of Children's Verses. Fair (Acceptable) condition: Heavy age-discoloration to outside of book and page edges. Large water stain to front. Pages are reasonably bright; no marks. Binding is sound. Heavy wear to cover corners; cardboard is revealed. Good reading copy; heavy wear and browning have given book a look of being much older than it is, but it is charming nevertheless. No ISBN. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Ben Jonson (The Laurel Poetry Series), Jonson, Ben; Hollander, John (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
7 Ben Jonson (The Laurel Poetry Series) Jonson, Ben; Hollander, John (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. 3rd printing mass-market paperback 1969 Dell. Noticeable age-tanning to pages, but text still very legible. Light-to-average wear. Spine uncreased; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 160 pages. Language: English. Cover art by Richard Powers. The Laurel Poetry Series. General Editor, Richard Wilbur. Selected, with an introduction and notes, by Jon Hollander. Keywords: literature, poetry, poet, poem, British, ode, epistle, epigram, lyric. No ISBN. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Between Worlds: New and Selected Poems, Gill, John
8 Between Worlds: New and Selected Poems Gill, John
Good. 
Paperback. 1st softcover printing 1993 Hanging Loose Press, Brooklyn. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Noticeable scratches to back cover; average wear. 108pp. Language: English. Keywords: poet, poetry. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Bittersweet Nightshade: Poems, Skloot, Floyd
9 Bittersweet Nightshade: Poems Skloot, Floyd
Like New. 
Paperback. Presumed 1st edition softcover booklet with stapled binding; published 1998 by Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Abingdon, Virginia. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight; appears unread. Gift-giving condition. 23 pages; poet photo portrait on back cover. 1997 Chapbook Contest Winner. Language: English. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Byron (The Laurel Poetry Series), Byron, Lord; Creeger, George R. (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
10 Byron (The Laurel Poetry Series) Byron, Lord; Creeger, George R. (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Mass-market paperback 3rd printing 1967 Dell. Heavy age-tanning to pages and cover, but text still legible. Light-to-average wear. Spine uncreased; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 159 pages. Language: English. Cover art by Richard Powers. The Laurel Poetry Series. General Editor, Richard Wilbur. Selected, with an introduction and notes, by George R. Creeger. Keywords: literature, poetry, poet, poem, Lord Byron, British, Romantic. No ISBN. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 Celestial Rust (Short Works Series) Kostos, Dean
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover. Light soiling and wear. No marks in text; uncreased; pages bright; binding tight. Language: English. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Cherry-Blossoms: Japanese Haiku Series III - Translations of Poems by Basho, Buson, Issa, Shika and Others, Hill, Jeff (illustrator)
12 Cherry-Blossoms: Japanese Haiku Series III - Translations of Poems by Basho, Buson, Issa, Shika and Others Hill, Jeff (illustrator)
Good. 
Hardcover. Slim hardcover with dustjacket, published 1960 by The Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, NY. Average age-tanning to jacket; small abrasion on back jacket from removed label. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Book boards have same illustration as jacket. Ca. 58 pages (pages not numbered); 2-color decorations by Jeff Hill. Language: English. Haiku grouped by the four seasons. Keywords: poetry, poem, Japan, gift book, vintage, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 CONVENT PIECES Tipton, James Sherwood
Very Good. 
Paperback. San Francisco, CA: Goliards Press, 1969, probably 1st edition. SIGNED by the author on title page. Tan stapled softcover booklet, unpaginated, 22 poems, 6-1/8 by 4-3/4 inches, text printed in red with an Olde English / Gothic typeface on simulated parchment paper. Very Good condition: Text clean and unmarked. Slight creasing and soiling to wraps. Language: English. Some poems originally appeared in Trace, Quixote, Pyramid, and The Goliards. A hard-to-find title by this Ohio-born poet. No ISBN. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Direct Dialing Rumens, Carol
Good. 
Paperback. 1985 Chatto Poetry edition. Clean, unmarked, with average wear. 48 pp. Language: English. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Dryden (The Laurel Poetry Series), Dryden, John; Brower, Reuben A. (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
15 Dryden (The Laurel Poetry Series) Dryden, John; Brower, Reuben A. (editor); Wilbur, Richard (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. 2nd printing mass-market paperback 1966 Dell. Back cover corner chipped. Noticeable age-tanning to pages, but text still very legible. Very clean; no marks; spine uncreased; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 160 pages. Language: English. Cover art by Richard Powers. The Laurel Poetry Series. General Editor, Richard Wilbur. Selected, with an introduction and notes, by Reuben A. Brower. Keywords: John Dryden, literature, poetry, Poet Laureate, poem, British, eighteenth, 18th century. No ISBN. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Early English Christian Poetry, Translated into Alliterative Verse with Critical Commentary, Kennedy, Charles W.
16 Early English Christian Poetry, Translated into Alliterative Verse with Critical Commentary Kennedy, Charles W.
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1963 Galaxy Books / Oxford University Press. First page is crumpled at edge; tiny rip. Average wear to covers. Nice new blank bookplate covers name written inside front cover. Text very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Great reading / research copy. 292 pages; Index. Language: English. Cover design by Lorraine Blake. 'In this distinguished translation by one of the foremost scholars in the field, such poets as Caedmon, Cynewulf, and many others now unknown come vividly to life. Their poetry, deeply rooted in the medieval church, eloquently expresses their faith and its most enduring values.'--from back cover. Keywords: literary criticism, Old English, poem, verse, Christianity, vernacular, Anglo-Saxon, Middle Ages, religious, ecclesiastical. No ISBN. [code K] 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Erotic Distance: Poems, Campbell, Barbara
17 Erotic Distance: Poems Campbell, Barbara
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 2003 Truman State University Press. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Bottom right corner is lightly bumped. 77 pages. Language: English. Winner of the 2003 T. S. Eliot Prize. Cover art by noted painter Odd Nerdrum. '[E]xplores our most intimate relationships and private lives in language that is at once painterly, sensual, and exacting. The poems combine the lyric image and formal rigor to negotiate the luminous space between ourselves and our desires. Barbara Campbell is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has published widely in journals including New American Writing, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Denver Quarterly, and most recently, Verse. Campbell was winner of the 1993 John Logan Poetry Prize and the 1990 Eileen Lannan Poetry Prize, and has been awarded four residencies at the Ragdale Foundation.'--from the publisher. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Express Lanes Through the Inevitable City Sautter, R. Craig
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover 1990 December Press. Gift inscribed by author; otherwise clean. SOME PAGES CREASED. Language: English. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Falling Through the Earth, Fletcher, Thomas
19 Falling Through the Earth Fletcher, Thomas
Very Good. 
Paperback. Stated 1st edition softcover 1991 Mac An Leister Press, Woodstock, NY. Some rubbing to edges. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 96 pages. Language: English. Keywords: contemporary, poetry, poem, poet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Familiar: Poems, Bernstein, Carole
20 Familiar: Poems Bernstein, Carole
Very Good. 
Paperback. 1st softcover printing 1997 Hanging Loose Press, Brooklyn. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear. 75pp. Language: English. Keywords: poems, poet, poetry. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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