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The Moment of Poetry

By: Allen, Don Cameron (Edited by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC13723BB

Condition: Very Good


BU5 - Book has some rubbing and wear on the spine edges, library stamping on the page edges, front endpapers, title page, and back fixed endpaper with label and cardholder adhered, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

The Claims of French Poetry: Nine studies in the Greater French Poets

By: Bailey, John C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press, Inc.: 1967

Book ID: EC17133BB

Condition: Very Good


T6 - Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some peeling and chipping, stains, discoloration and shelf wear. Essay Index Reprint Series. View more info

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Poetry in English: An Introduction

By: Barber, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First US Edition

Book ID: EC36635BB

Condition: Good


BF2 - A first US edition ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has stains and moderate discoloration, and light shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some cover edgewear, lightly bowed, dog-eared page, tanning, and light shelf wear. Informative and entertaining, this book is indispensable for students and general readers interested in the complex tradition of poetry in English. 8.75"x5.75", 220 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Poetic Art of W.H. Auden

By: Blair, John G.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1965

Book ID: WY00004BB

Condition: Good


AT4 - Dust jacket tear on bottom right corner. Mylar protected. Library card holder and markings on front loose endpaper, back loose endpaper. Library stampings and marker cross-outs on title page and back of title page, stampings on top page edges, and library stickers on spine and front cover. The book's author attempts to isolate and describe W.H. Auden's characteristic poetic mode. He quotes from Auden's substantial body of critical writing, to present Auden as an artist. View more info

Mythology and the Romantic Tradition in English Poetry

By: Bush, Douglas

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1963

Book ID: SCW06001

Condition: Good


BC4 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is some yellowing of the cover around the spine plus there is some underlining and margin marks in blue and red ink on pages 81 through 122 plus there is some rust staining on the paper edges of pages 92 through 95 from a paper clip plus there is some light creasing along the spine. A definitive study of a mythology as a major creative force in the shaping of Roman... View more info

Elizabeth Bishop: Questions of Mastery

By: Costello, Bonnie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Harvard Univeristy Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW12817

ISBN: 067424690X

Condition: Good


CE3 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some fading on the spine and along the spine edges. A book about the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. By the author of "Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions." Endnotes, credits, index of poems, general index, 265p. View more info

The Double Strand: Five Contemporary Mexican Poets

By: Dauster, Frank

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 1987

Book ID: EC23755BB

ISBN: 081311618X

Condition: Very Good


J3 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has fading, discoloration, and light shelf wear. Book has light label stain on the back free endpaper, library stamping on the page edges and title page, light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Starry Night: Astronomers and Poets Read the Sky

By: David H. Levy

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Amherst, New York, Prometheus Books: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec50417

ISBN: 1573928879

Condition: Very Good


AY4 - A 2nd printing paperback book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. 7.25"x.5.25", 203 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Swifter Than Reason: The Poetry and Criticism of Robert Graves

By: Day, Douglas

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University Of North Carolina Press: 1963

Book ID: WY00069BB

Condition: Very Good


AT6 - Ex-library, very good condition. Mylar DJ is glued to front and back fixed endpapers. Library card holder and stickers on front loose endpaper, library stampings on title page and copyright page, and back loose endpaper. Body text is clean. Library stickers on spine and back cover. Stamping on top page edges. This is the first full-length assessment of the poetry and criticism of Robert Graves. Concentrating on his earliest efforts in 1916 to his most recent collection and using his critical writings as commentaries on that development, it provides a judicious and needed survey of... View more info

Swifter Than Reason: The Poetry and Criticism of Robert Graves

By: Day, Douglas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1963

Book ID: EC20408BB

Condition: Very Good


CL4 - Has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.) and light shelf wear. Light blue covered boards with gilt lettering. View more info

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Poet's Choice

By: Edward Hirsch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, Harcourt, Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec50697

ISBN: 015101356X

Condition: Very Good


D5 - A first edition (stated with complete letterline) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling on the edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Rich, relevant, always inviting, and suffused with Hirsch's deep sensitivity to the nuances of language, Poet's Choice deftly illustrates how poems need readers to experience them and how individuals can appreciate the full beauty of life through poetry. 9.5"... View more info

Rochester's Poetry

By: Farley-Hills, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Totowa, New Jersey, Rowman and Littlefield: 1978

Edition: First US Edition

Book ID: EC35301BB

ISBN: 0847660788

Condition: Good


Y4 - A first US edition hardcover book in good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges and corners, light scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book bowed, some bumped corners and dent, some scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. A Study of Rochester's Poetry. 8.75"x5.75", 230 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Figures in Modern Literature

By: Garrod, H. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1967

Book ID: EC20324BB

Condition: Very Good


CL3 - Has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), dog-eared pages, discoloration, and light shelf wear. Essay Index Reprint Series. View more info

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On English Poetry: Being an Irregular Approach to the Psychology of This Art, from Evidence Mainly Subjective

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Haskell House Publishers Ltd.: 1972

Book ID: EC37354BB

ISBN: 0838313868

Condition: Very Good


BD2 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 8.75"x5.75", 149 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Swinburne: Portrait of a Poet

By: Henderson Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW06558

ISBN: 0025509608

Condition: Good


BG6 - A tight, clean sound copy plus there is some light fading on the board top edges plus there is some tape staining on the outside board surfaces from where the dust jacket was taped down to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, label, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large black marker), inside surfaces of the front and back boards, front and back endpapers, title page, and copyright page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light fading on the spine plus there is a library labe... View more info

Browning's Old Schoolfellow: The Artistic Relationship of Two Robert Brownings

By: Herring, Jack

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Beta Phi Mu: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW01503

ISBN: 0910230099

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in orange cloth with gold lettering on the spine and front. A collection of sketches done by Robert Browning's father. The elder Browning's writing provides a clue to the source of many of the techniques, idiosyncrasies, and basic assumptions which are significant elements in Robert Browning's poetry. The author has been the Director of the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor in Waco, Texas. The book includes full page color facimile copies, on the facing pages, of the elder Browning's m... View more info

The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies

By: Kale, Tessa (Edited by)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2002

Edition: 12th Edition

Book ID: EC12225BB

ISBN: 0231124481

Condition: Very Good


BW2 - Book has taped label and light cupping on the spine, couple of taped labels on the back, library stamping on the page edges, label on the copyright page and couple on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Twelfth Edition, completely revised indexing anthologies published through December 31, 2001. View more info

Climb into the Bell Tower: Essays on Poetry

By: Livingston, Myra C.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW03226

ISBN: 0060240156

Condition: Very Good


BZ6 - An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in dark brown cloth with gole lettering on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges plus some very light scattered rubbing. The dust jacket is in very good+ condition with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of essays about poetry by an acclaimed poet. This collection is especially notable for its ideas on teaching and writing poetry for children and its criticism of and hopes for the future of children's literature. 2... View more info

Poetry and Experience

By: MacLeish, Archibald

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1960

Edition: 4th Printing

Book ID: EC17137BB

Condition: Good


T6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), wrinikling, chipping, crease, rubbing, some writing, lightl soiled, discoloration, and shelf wear. View more info

Elizabeth Bishop: A Bibliography, 1927-1979

By: MacMahon, Candace W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, University Press of Virginia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC29952BB

ISBN: 0813907837

Condition: Very Good


CX1 - A first edition hardcover book signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner in near fine condition that has a few light discoloration in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, and few tears on the edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 227 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info