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Image for Violets From Lowell (Gift Book in Original Box 1912)

Violets From Lowell (Gift Book in Original Box 1912)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1912

Seller ID: 0401

Condition: Fine in Good Box


Oh, how I love old gift books, but when I get one in its original box I have to work to remain dignified! This one is beautiful and was clearly kept as a treasure. The theme of course is the poems of John Russell Lowell paired with that of violets. Together they are totally charming. This one was given as a Christmas gift in 1912 and is recorded as such on the reverse of the front free endpaper. The hard cover boards are a padded faux leather which is pristine, as are th... View more info

Image for The American West A Poem by Richard D. Lamm (Three Term Colorado Governor) 1985

The American West A Poem by Richard D. Lamm (Three Term Colorado Governor) 1985

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: State Historical Society of Colorado 1985: 1985

Seller ID: 0543

Condition: Very Good


Very clean booklet nicely designed with endpapers, a raised design on the cover, and handsome paper. Simple, but nice. Measures 6"x9" and has 28 pages. The author served three terms as governor of Colorado from 1975 to 1987. He has published several nonfiction books and written at least one novel. The poem relates the story of the American West with sections covering the river, the mountain men, on the Yellowstone March of 1825, the Mormons, the immigrants,the miners, t... View more info

Image for Fredriksted Gingerbread; Susie Brown's Sketchbook (St. Croix 1967 Art & Poetry)

Fredriksted Gingerbread; Susie Brown's Sketchbook (St. Croix 1967 Art & Poetry)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Croix, Virgin Islands, Self-Published: 1967

Seller ID: 0941

Condition: Very good


I really like this little chapbook of poems accompanied by the poet/artist's charming drawings of the town of Frederiksted located on the west side of the island of St. Croix. Poems include Downtown, Peanuts, The Chance Book, Caught, Armor, The School Uniform, Cruzan Ice Cream. Country Woman, Dear Detroit, The Bees Are Drunk, Quick Sugar Harvest, Funeral In Frederiksted, In the Lutheran Church, and Dogs.The booklet is clean and nice other than rusting to the staples. I... View more info

Image for POETRY - A Collection of Poems Written by Medical Students (Selected Works of Finalists, The William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition 1986-1988)

POETRY - A Collection of Poems Written by Medical Students (Selected Works of Finalists, The William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition 1986-1988)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rootstown, Ohio, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Human Values in Medicine: 1988

Seller ID: 1118

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean booklet filled with selected works of finalists in the William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition for the years 1986-88. The contest was named as such due to the fact that William Carlos Williams was both a physician and a poet. Poets include Bradley Anderson(2) University of Oklahoma; Dipali V. Apte (3) University of Illinois; David Brown (2) Medical College of Pennsylvania; Clifford I. Harris (3) University of California at San Francisco; Laura Kinberge... View more info

Image for Walt Whitman Here and Now April 25-26, 1980; A Conference in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Publication of Leaves of Grass  (Extra Material Laid-in )

Walt Whitman Here and Now April 25-26, 1980; A Conference in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Publication of Leaves of Grass (Extra Material Laid-in )

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hoffstra University: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1477

Condition: Very good


With the exception of one small circular stain to front cover outside the margin of the cover image, a very tiny one at back, and a very small tear to upper front edge, program is very clean and nice. Inside is laid a very large folded advance publicity piece containing an unused registration form. But the best part is a 47 page transcript of one of the talks given at the conference addressing Whitman's world view. All pieces found together. It's a really nice additio... View more info

Image for Tennyson's Creed and The Tennyson Research Bulletin Volume 5, Nos. 3 & 4 (1989-90)

Tennyson's Creed and The Tennyson Research Bulletin Volume 5, Nos. 3 & 4 (1989-90)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lincoln, England, The Tennyson Society at the Tennyson Research Centre: 1989-1990

Edition: Volume 5, Numbers 3 & 4

Seller ID: 1478

Condition: Very good


Tennyson's Creed is crisp and clean as a whistle and was recorded by his son Hallam Lord Tennyson on the notes to the Eversley Edition of the Collected Works. It measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has eight pages -- printed in 1974.The magazines are also clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. They measure 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". Among the topics are: Emerson's views on Tennyson; Memory in Tennyson; Arthur Eden and Harrington Hall; an interdisciplinary study of Tennyson's M... View more info

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Home and Family (7 Color Postcards pre-1963)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., Bromley & Co.: circa 1950's early 1960's)

Seller ID: 1539

Condition: Near fine


Seven beautiful glossy, full color postcards showing the interior and exterior of the home of American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; a depiction of his sons, Charles and Ernest; and of his wife, the former Frances Elizabeth Appleton. The house was located at 105 Brattle Street, Cambridge Mass. and Longfellow lived in it from 1837 to 1882. The chairw as given to him as a gift on his 72nd birthday from the children of Cambridge because it was made of the chestnut wood ... View more info

Image for The Women of the Golden Horn by James Magner (SIGNED Poetry)

The Women of the Golden Horn by James Magner (SIGNED Poetry)

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Ryder Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2216

Condition: Very Good Condition


I am very fond of the work of this poet, so you may have to take this with a grain of salt. But to appreciate both him and his work do type his name into google and bring up the blog post written by his friend. If it plays music at the end you've got the right one. Magner was a long-time John Carroll University professor, and several time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize. This booklet was SIGNED and inscribed by him with the date Sept. 14, 1988. Magner died in 2000. The ... View more info

Image for From Bodhgaya to the Cuyahoga: Creative and Intellectual Expressions of Spiritual Culture (Magazine 2011)

From Bodhgaya to the Cuyahoga: Creative and Intellectual Expressions of Spiritual Culture (Magazine 2011)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent Zendo: 2011

Edition: No issue stated

Seller ID: 2623

Condition: Fine condition


This is a unique Ohio magazine with a message about spirituality which embraces readers from everywhere. The backdrop is Ohio, but the focus is on such subjects as Socrates, Chuang Tzu, Zen koans, poetry, art, Zen calligraphy, curve sets (information art) and more. I have never seen one of these and can't recall where I got this one. It's a quality magazine -- nice paper, nice cover, and a good size at 8-1/2" x 11" with 112 pages. View more info

Image for Edinburgh International Festival Souvenir Programme 1965

Edinburgh International Festival Souvenir Programme 1965

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd.: 1965

Seller ID: 2816

Condition: Good condition


Thumbing through the many pages (54 plus ads) makes you want to go to the next one. It's all about the arts -- many arts -- painting, music, singing, poetry, theatre, and a film festival with two whole weeks to enjoy it. Some of the highlights of the 1965 festival include five orchestras, a Corot exhibition, the Netherlands chamber choir, Indian music, Poets in Public, opera, treasures of Romanian art, live theater, and the Military Tattoo. Great black and white photos t... View more info

Image for The Victoria Book of Days In Slipcase (1989)

The Victoria Book of Days In Slipcase (1989)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst Books: 1989

Edition: First edition stated

Seller ID: 3254

Condition: Fine condition


This is both pretty and wise, a gem to keep for yourself, or a gift for someone else. It's not a desk calendar, but a book of days which is divided into the four seasons. There's beautiful art in full color, classic poetry, snips from the text of classic books, recipes, and places to write your thoughts, your favorite things, and your memories. It has not been used and is clean and bright, as is the slipcase. The only minor thing is a pretty unused bookplate affixed to f... View more info

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Echoes of a Lost Generation: Poetry and Essays of the Holocaust (1978)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Cleveland Heights High School: 1978

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 3583

Condition: Good condition


I bought this booklet years ago in Cleveland Heights, but was not sure where it came from originally ,so back into the closet it went several times. But this time my research answered the question of location. It's a student publication written and published at Cleveland Heights High School. There are stark black and white drawings and a few black and white photos. The students grasped both the history and the emotion of the horror. Many wrote with the voice of the chil... View more info

Image for Poetry Magazine April and May, 2011

Poetry Magazine April and May, 2011

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, The Poetry Foundation: 2011

Edition: April and May (two issues)

Seller ID: 3687

Condition: Fine condition


This magazine has great longevity. It was founded in 1912 by Harriet Monroe and is still moving along. Both issues (April and May) are clean and bright and appear unread. Each issue focuses on three poets in addition to many others. March featured poets are Daisy Fried, Gottfried Benn and Paul Hoover. April's are Averill Curdy, Karen An-hwei Lee, and Laura Kasischke. Each one can be found on google, as all are experienced and talented. I have many more of these from 201... View more info

Image for No Visible Means of Support by Alta, 1971 (Feminist Poetry)

No Visible Means of Support by Alta, 1971 (Feminist Poetry)

By: Alta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Lorenzo, California, Shameless Hussy Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2466

Condition: Very good condition


Hard-hitting poems written during the womens' movement of the early 1970's. Raw and visceral, but also quite good. Chapbook's design displays an anti-establishment vibe with its back cover. The poet listed recent poems she had written, but the publisher (named)"hasn't paid me yet tho we signed a contract. Women in sexist society dig it." The poet founded the Shameless Hussy Press, the first of its kind, in 1969 and kept it going to 1989. Chapbook measures 7" x 8-1/2". It... View more info

Image for Crocus In the Snow: A Book of Poems by Joan Walsh Anglund (1990)

Crocus In the Snow: A Book of Poems by Joan Walsh Anglund (1990)

By: Anglun, Joan Walsh

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 3934

ISBN: 0394584368

Condition: Fine Condition


These little gift books have been given to many people. I remember getting them from friends back in the 60's. I have since accumulated a small number of them, all of which are here. The book is pristine with only one fault, a short inscription to a child from his mother and dated 1995. I will enclose a brand new floral bookplate which you can use, or not, at your choice to cover it. These are short poems -- one a day to remember as you go about the hours. The book measu... View more info

Image for Almost A Rainbow: A Book of Poems (Joan Walsh Anglund, 1980)

Almost A Rainbow: A Book of Poems (Joan Walsh Anglund, 1980)

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1980

Seller ID: 2828

ISBN: 0394500725

Condition: Like New


Joan Walsh Anglund remains a favorite, both for her simple poems and charming illustrations. This little gift book is a collection of small poems and thoughts, one per page, but with no illustration other than that on the dustjacket. I was surprised by that, but it's still a pretty little gift. The only fault is a new blank bookplate. I put it in because the original one had fallen off and left a shadow of itself on the endpaper. I think the new one looks very pretty tho... View more info

Image for The Song of Love (1st Ed. 1987)

The Song of Love (1st Ed. 1987)

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's: 1987

Edition: First Edition stated

Seller ID: 3274

ISBN: 0684187671

Condition: Fine condition


What a lovely book -- clean and crisp as the day in 1987 that it ran off the press. No defects and shows as new. Joan Anglund was a big deal in the 1960's -- I remember both buying and being given her sweet little books. This one comes along twenty years later, but is still vintage Anglund. The book measures 4-1/2" x 7-3/4" and has 63 pages. The dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar to keep it as beautiful as it is now. A lovely little gift. View more info

Image for Wild Honeysuckle Poems by Betsy Barber Bancroft (1966)

Wild Honeysuckle Poems by Betsy Barber Bancroft (1966)

By: Bancroft, Betsy Barber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Banner Press: 1966

Edition: Limited edition (1st edition)

Seller ID: 3173

Condition: Very good condition


This is a lovely book in its original printing. It was republished in the early 2000's. The author is a southern poet who has been awarded a number of prizes. This book is bound in textured green cloth and printed on fine paper with a deckled outer edge. Lovely drawings by Ruth Powers Bridges add beauty to the pages. The book measures 6" x 9" and has no names or writing. The collection consists of eighteen poems about gardens and plants, love, Alabama, seasons, beachco... View more info

Image for The Poem "Waiting" by John Burroughs Supplementary Notes by Clara Barrus (SIGNED 1927)

The Poem "Waiting" by John Burroughs Supplementary Notes by Clara Barrus (SIGNED 1927)

By: Barrus, Clara

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roxbury-in-the-Catskills, Self-Published: 1927

Seller ID: 0751

Condition: Good-plus


Lovely booklet not often seen. Other than a light half circle stain to top front edge and a small loss of paper at top and bottom of spine to yapped edges, the booklet is clean and the ontents are pristine. Booklet is SIGNED by Dr. Clara Barrus, the author, thus: "To Dina and Reuben with abiding affection. Clara Barrus." Booklet shows a lovely pensive photo at frontis of the poet,John Burroughs, sitting by the fire. Booklet actually has a dustjacket over the card covers.... View more info

Image for Japanese Haiku: Two Hundred  Twenty Examples of Seventeen Syllable Poems

Japanese Haiku: Two Hundred Twenty Examples of Seventeen Syllable Poems

By: Basho, Busson, Issa, Shiki et al

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Piper Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2554

Condition: GoodDustjacket


Very attractive, yet simple, gift book in the usual elongated Peter Pauper format. The book measures 4-3/4" x 7-1/2". It's clean inside and out with all faults confined to jacket -- a small chip to upper back edge, a small tear to spine repaired inside with archival tape and wear to top of spine and upper right front corner. Jacket looks lovely in brand new mylar cover. Poems are classic and is each is accompanied by a Japanese symbol. 229 haikus in all View more info