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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


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


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


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 En... 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


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 ... 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


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 ther... 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


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


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

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


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... 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


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

Rochester's Poetry

By: Farley-Hills, David

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: First US Edition

Book ID: EC35301BB


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


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


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


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 ja... 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


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 Librar... 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


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


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 it... View more info

Poetry and Experience

By: MacLeish, Archibald

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1960

Edition: 4th Printing

Book ID: EC17137BB


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: $40.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC29952BB


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

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Masterplots II: Poetry Series (Volume 2)

By: Magill, Frank N. (Edited by)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Salem Press: 1992

Book ID: EC17608BB


V4 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Masterplots II: Poetry Series (Volume 2) Cont-Gero. 9.25"x6.25", pages 423-856. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Byron's Poetry: A Critical Introduction

By: Marchand, Leslie A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1968

Book ID: EC17356BB


Y6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ had price clipped, line cuts/tears, inside flaps taped to the book cover, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has rubbing, chipping, bumped corners, crease, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloration and shelf wear. Riverside Studies in Literature. View more info