Category: Poetry


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For Peace and Friendship: Poems By Bartlett Adamson

By: ADAMSON, Bartlett

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, 1952

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 10019

Poetry by an Australian Socialist, published posthumously.30pp. Sound copy with light, vertical crease down center where folded. View more info

The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus: Translated Into English Verse by John Stuart Blackie


Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1931

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 29564

No. 62 in the Everyman's Library. This is the Library Edition in reinforced blue cloth. Excellent translation by leading Scots classicist, John Stuart Blackie [1909-1895]. First published in the Everyman's edition in 1906. 437pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy of this attractive binding. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Also has the scarce, if plain dustjacket. Dustjacket shows darkening to the spine and minor ewar to edges. Weight, 350g. View more info

The Prince and Letters

By: ALFIERI, Vittorio

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34292

Translation of Alfieri's 1788 Treatise maintaining that only in perfect freedom can supreme poetry be born. 168pp, illustrated. Book is bright and fresh, almost 'as new'. Dustjacket is very slightly soiled with one 1" closed margin tear. Weight, 590g. View more info

Dancing Trails and Other Fishy Jingles

By: ALLEN, Edward W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Seattle, Mitchell Publications: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12795

Poetry for Children on a 'fishy theme' with bold, humorous illustrations. 95pp, artist illustrated. Bright internally and unmarked, with a sound binding. Minor wear to cloth at extremities, otherwise bright, clean boards. View more info

William Allingham's Diary

By: ALLINGHAM, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14007

Diary of Anglo-Irish, Victoria poet, William Allingham. First published in 1907. Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson. 404pp, photo frontis. Bright copy with a sound binding. book is almost 'a new'. Dustjacket has very minor edge wear, generally bright and clean. View more info

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Sawney's Letters


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bibliographical Society of Canada: 1950

Edition: First Reprint

Seller ID: 11546

Bibliographical Society of Canada, Reprint Series No. 3. Reprint of one of the rarest of early British Columbia imprints. It was originally printed on the first press ever brought into B. C. and was published in 1868. Introduction by W. Kaye Lamb, Dominion Archivist. Mimeographed format. 26pp. Clean. bright copy with a sound binding. Weight, 76g. View more info

Visor Och Ballader

By: ANDERSSON, Dan [1888-1920]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Tidens Forlag: 1941

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 041145

Five posthumous works in the Swedish language - Kolvaktarens Visor; Dikterna I det Kallas Vidskepelse; Svarta Ballader; Efterlamnade Dikter; Baudelaireoversattningar. 243pp, index, photo portrait frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, marbled endpapers, full-leather binding on semi-flxible boards, gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt. Scans always available. Weight, 272g. View more info

Alberta Poetry Year Book 1931


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Canadian Authors' Association: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13304

Early edition. 31pp. Very bright, fresh interior. Wraps show only very minor aging, virtually no wear. Staples a little rusty. View more info

The Cotage Hymn Book, Suitable Both for Public Worship and Private Use


Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 1223

Tiny, leather-bound book containing 236 Psalms and Hymns, plus an Index of Subjects and an Index of First Lines. Unpaginated. Undated, but, there is a small, neat ink inscription to the ffep dated August 1844. It is possible that the rfep is missing! Binding is sound, pages white and unmarked, no foxing. Weight, 55g. View more info

Opere. Oltre L'Orlando Furioso; Cioe/le Due Commedie Scritte in Prosa: Le Cinque Commedie Scritte in Verso: Una Lettera a M. Pietro Bembo: Le Rime: L'Erbolato: Le Satire, e Le Poesie Latine.

By: ARIOSTO, Ludovico

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Venezia, Bortoli: 1739

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 24315

Works of the Italian Poet and Plywright, Ludovico Ariosto [1474-1533]. Italian language text. 708pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square spine. Slight soiling but virtually no wear to vellum boards. hand-written, ink-titles to spine, contemporary. Weight, 340g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal ra... View more info

Sohrab and Rustum

By: ARNOLD, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Sons:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 052692

A volume in the 'Broadway Booklets' series. Frontis with tissue guard, 46pp, 1pp publisher's ads. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Green cloth , elaborately decororated with gilt flowers and titles. Attractive copy. Scan availble. Weight, 113g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

The Circle Game

By: ATWOOD, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Ananasi: 1970

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 31509

This book won the Governor general's Award in 1967. 80pp. Bright, clean interiuor. Small ink signature to top of title page, otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Clear wrappers. Weight, 125g. View more info

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The Journals of Susanna Moodie

By: ATWOOD, Margaret; PACHTER, Charles

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Macfarlane Walter and Ross: 1997

Edition: New, Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 045889

Trade edition, in slipcover, reproducing the 1980 Limited edition. With a memoir by Charles Pachter and a foreword by David Staines. Unpaginated, xxiii, [73] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. Bright, fresh and unmarked copy in a very nearly similar slipcase. Weight, unpacked, 814g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and... View more info


By: AUDEN, W. H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19857

First edition of an Auden Poem, one of the series of 'Ariel Poems' published by Faber. 8pp, illustrated by Edward Bawden in color and in b&w. With original pink mailing envelope. Pamphlet is bright, clean and unmarked. Envelope has minor wear to edges. Weight, 30g. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info


By: AUDEN, W. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19913

Author's royalties from this work for Medical Aid for Spain. Written at the time of the Spanish Civil War. 12pp. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Sound stapled binding. Weight, 70g. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The Oxford Book of Light Verse

By: AUDEN, W. H. - editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1938:

Seller ID: 3052

Poetry chosen by W.H.Auden who also wrote the Introduction. 1st edition, 12mo, 5"x7.5", xxiv, 553pp. Hardcover in blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine and on front cover. Gilt top edges. Lacking dustjacket. Tiny, neat 'Poetry Society' stamp on TP. Tiny wear to cloth. Mark on ffep where sticker[?] removed. Good VG View more info

Some Poems

By: AUDEN, W. H. - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1943

Edition: Third Impression of First Edition

Seller ID: 17873

Auden poetry from several collections. 80pp. Very bright, clean interior and a sound binding. Previous owner's name/date to ffep. Original dustjacket has faded spine, otherwise Fine. Weight, 120g. View more info

Vallum; New International Poetics; Fall, 2011, Mountains & Heights


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Montreal, Vallum: 2011

Edition: 8:2

Seller ID: 24556

Poetry from 36 talented Canadaian poets, an Australian and three Chinese. Art by Julien Pacaud., 85pp, [15pp] ads. Bright, clean and fresh, 'as new'. Weight, 217g. View more info

The Dumbfounding

By: AVISON, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10926

Poetry by Canadian writer, Margaret Avison. 99pp. Bright copy with a sound binding. Cloth shows virtually no wear. Dustjacket is somewhat tattered with small missing pieces, edge wear etc. View more info

Poems of William Edmondstoune Ayatoun

By: AYTOUN, William Edmondstoune

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford Univ Press: 1921

Edition: First Oxford Edition

Seller ID: 30098

This edition contains all of Aytoun's poems, known to be his, except his translation of the Iliad. vii, 509pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Slight fading to powder blue cloth. Bright, gilt titles and decoration . Dustjacket shows edge wear, a small piece lost from centre of spine and a heavily darkened spine. Weight, 550g. View more info