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The Gaucho Martin Ferro Adapted from the Spanish and Rendered Into English Verse

by Jose Fernansez ; Walter Owen

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Published
1960
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editoraal Pampa, 1960. Hardcover, 1st edition in this format with wonderful illustrtions by Guiraldes. Green covers with gilt titles. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Guiraldes. Alberto .
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Mrs Longfellow : Selected Letters and Journals of Fanny Appleton Longfellow

by Fanny Appleton Longfellow ; Edward Wagenknecht

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$13.81

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New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1956. Hardcover, stated first edition. Blue covers with gilt titles on spine. Light shelfwear and rubbing of covers, interior quite fine. Dust jacket is a little chipped and rubbed, otherwise good. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Leaves of Grass

by Whitman, Walt

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Published
1926
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Fine
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AU$25.92

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New York: International Collectors Library, 1926. Hardcover, very attractive faux leather covers, gilt cover design and titles on spine. APPEARS UNREAD AND ALMOST NEW! Certainly GIFT QUALITY. The date given is 1926 but likely printed much more recently. . Hard Cover. Fine.
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Canadian Poems and Lays, Selections of Native Verse Reflecting the Seasons, Legends and Life of the Dominion

by Lighthall, William Douw

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Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$62.22

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Toronto: Musson Book Co, 1894. Hardcover, red leather with gilt titles and incised design on front cover and spine. Light green marbled endpapers. No stated date but publishing catalogs would indicate that this is likely a first edition, Canadian, from 1894. Minor shelfwear and light rubbing, interior fine. . First Edition. Leather. Very Good.
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L'allegro and Il penseroso (The Merrill literary casebook series)

by Milton, John

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780675093613
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AU$12.32

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USA: Merrill, 1970. TEXT IN ENGLISH - a fine clean bright copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Colour of the Times - The Collected Poems of Raymond Souster

by Souster, Raymond

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Published
1968
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770000493
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AU$20.03

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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1968. Hardcover 1st edition 4th printing. Rescued from a library cull, presents the usual stamps and stickers. 121 pages. Some overall shelf and edgewear otherwise still a nice copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.
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The Complete Poems of Marjorie Pickthall

by Pickthall, Marjorie

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$27.65

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Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1927. Cataloging this as hardcover, but the boards are actually quite light and are covered in a green suede-like leather. Gilt titles. Nice portrait of the author facing title page. Some general edgewear and scuffing of the leather, otherwise still a very nice vintage copy of Canadian poetry. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.… Read more
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The Casket : A Miscellany Consisting of Unpublished Poems

by Blencowe et al

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Published
1829
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$248.87

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London: John Murray, 1829. Hardcover, leather spine and corners, greenish boards. (Faded) gilt titles and designs on spine, 5 raised bands. Front hinge a little tender but still holding well, former owner's name and bookplate inside. Light overall shelf and edgewear, bumped corners and some scuffing, crack just starting on exterior of front hinge, about 1/3 of the… Read more
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The Toiling of Felix

by Van Dyke, Henry

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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Toronto: Copp Clark, 1913. Hardcover, 1st illustrated edition. Contains 4 lovely colour plates, likely by Herbert Moore. Dark blue covers with gilt titles and decorations. (faded) gilt title on spine. Top page edges gilt. A truly lovely copy with only very minor edgewear. Decorations by Edward B Edwards.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus.… Read more
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In Memoriam

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$1,175.21

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London: George Newnes Ltd - Caxton Series, 1901. Hardcover, 1st thus, one of only 25 copies printed on Japanese Vellum. Un-numbered. Gray-brown boards with contrasting cream spine, gilt titles. Endpapers illustrated in art deco style. Numerous illustrations by Jones. Page 125, "gazing on the sullen tree" in later editions corrected to "thee sullen tree", thus… Read more
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The Poems of Earle Birney - a New Canadian Library Selection No 6

by Birney, Earle

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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AU$7.60

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Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1969. Light edgewear and age toning of pages otherwise a very good reading copt. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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The Penguin Book of Australia Verse

by John Thompson ; Kennneth Slessor ; R.G. Howarth

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Published
1958
Condition
Good
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AU$8.17

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UK: Penguin, 1958. Light edgewear and some age toning of pages otherwise a good reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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L'allegro - Il Penseroso with the Paintings By William Blake

by John Milton ; W.P. Trent ; Chauncey Brewster Tinker

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Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
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New York: Heritage Press, 1954. Hardcover, 1st thus. Very attractive cover design. A lovely clean sturdy copy inside original slipcase. The slipcase presents a little wear, the book does not. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Blake, William .
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Office Haiku: Poems Inspired by the Daily Grind

by Rogauskas, James

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780312352486
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AU$7.60

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USA: St. Martin's Griffin, 2006. A lovely clean fresh copy that appears to have been only very gently read. From the publisher:"We work hard at our jobs, and in return we are frequently plagued by bad coffee, strange smells, paper cuts, other people, and, at least once a week, Mondays. So what better way to tackle the absurdities of… Read more
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Selected Poems of Charles G. D. Roberts

by Roberts, Charles G. D.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$103.70

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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1937. Hardcover, 1st edition. One of the limited edition of 1000 copies, signed by the author HOWEVER this particular copy has more than a signature. It contains a rather lengthy and lively gift inscription from the author, dated February 1937. Blue covers with gilt titles, Very minor shelfwear, and the front hinge is… Read more
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Underwoods

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$23.38

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1887. Hardcover 1st edition. Dark turquise green covers with gilt titles on spine. Aside from a little shelfwear and light rubbing, this is a lovely clean sturdy copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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The White Cliffs

by Miller, Alice Duer

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
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AU$12.43

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NY: Coward McCann, 1942. Nice vintage hardcover copy of this classic work, minor shelfwear, otherwise a fine clean bright copy. Dust jacket presents a little edgewear otherwise it too is fine. 23rd impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Tent on the Beach and Other Poems

by Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Published
1867
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$34.57

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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1867. Hardcover, 1st, forest green covers with gilt titles. There is some darkening of page edges from about page 140 to the end - nothing serious but it does show. Covers present some shelf and edgewear and lightly bumped corners. Binding is sound. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Greed Parts 5 - 7

by Kakoski, Diane

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Published
1971
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780876850947
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AU$9.28

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USA: Black Sparrow Press, 1971. Light edgewear otherwise a fine clean bright copy. 3rd printing. Soft Cover. Good.
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Musocktail

by Bouraoui, H.A.

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Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Wheaton, IL, U.S.A.: Tower Publications, 1966. French poetry by the Tunisian born author who immigrated as a Fulbright Scholar in 1958. Presumed first edition. Some edgewear and rubbing of covers, interior fine. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good.
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