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Ketchup and other Vegetables. American Poets on President Reagan.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Timnath, Colorado., Poetry Associates.: 1984.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 12182

Condition: Near fine in printed wrappers. Small 1/16" spot of soil on front panel.


"Selections from more than 60 poets, from 26 states and Canada, representing all walks of life and geographical regions of the nation are present in this volume. The youngest poet is 9, the oldest well past 70...Ronald Reagan and his Administration are a most appropriate subject of the poet's pen." From the introduction by Niger Lanor . View more info

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Slick But Not Streamlined: Poems & Short Pieces.

By: Betjeman, John. Selected & with an Introduction by W. H. Auden.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday.: 1947.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16087

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with toning to gutters. Binding solid & text bright. Price clipped dust jacket worn at spine ends & corners with tear between spine & front panel.


In 1972 the popular poet became England's Poet Laureate. View more info

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Verses I Like.

By: Bowes, Major Edward (Selected by). With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York., Star Books. Garden City Publishing.: 1939.

Edition: Reprint. "New Revised Edition."

Seller ID: 16738

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Jacket shelf worn & rubbed with small tears at extremities. Book is tight & clean with no interior markings Toning just starting on endpapers. Solid binding.


Major Bowes (1874-1946) founded the Major Bowes' Amateur Hour which was the best-known amateur talent show in radio during the 30s & 40s. Many of the poems here were recited by the Major on the show. View more info

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Raingatherer.

By: Brainard, Franklin.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Morris, MN., Minnesota Writers' Publishing House.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition. Also the first publication of the Minnesota Writers' Publishing House.

Seller ID: 11409

Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Interior tight & clean. Small spots of soiling (coffee?) on wraps.


First appearance of these poems in consolidated form. Many appeared individually in magazines. Introductory conversation between Brainard and Minnesota poets Mike Kincaid & James Naiden. Introduction to the series and brief bio of Brainard by Robert Bly. Cover drawing by Franz Richter. View more info

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An Introduction to the French Poets: Villon to the Present Day.

By: Brereton, Geoffrey.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Methuen & Co.: 1957.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 11288

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Slight spine slant. Jacket bright with wear at spine ends repaired by tape.


Study of five centuries of French poetry. View more info

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Crossing the Equator: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2004.

By: Christopher, Nicholas.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Inc.: 2004.

Edition: Uncorrected Proof.

Seller ID: 15253

Condition: Very good in wrappers. Light shelf wear to wrapper edges & sticker removal from front panel.


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Poems of Justice.

By: Clark, Thomas Curtis (Compiled by).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago & New York., Willett, Clark & Co.: 1929.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16543

Condition: Book is square & binding solid. Former owner's stamps on endpapers. Penciled brackets & underlines with notes on rear pastedown.


Book is dedicated to Christian theologian Walter Rauschenbusch a key figure in the Social Gospel movement, View more info

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Songs for Courage.

By: Crowell, Grace Noll.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1938.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 12401

Condition: Book is tight and clean save for church library stamp on front free endpaper. Light wear to spine ends. Jacket lightly rubbed. Fading to spine & fore edges. Closed tear on rear panel.


Inspirational poetry by the beloved author. View more info

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Poetry in Our Time

By: Deutsch, Babette.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt.: 1952.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11359

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is clean and tight with no interior markings. Slight spine slant. Jacket lightly rubbed with edge wear.


A critical examination of modern poetry in the first half of the century. View more info

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The Poetry of Robert Frost.

By: Frost, Robert. Lathem, Edward Connery, editor.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York., Holt, Rinehart & Winston.: 1969.

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 7586

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Jacket has very light rubbing.


All eleven of Frost's books complete. View more info

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Rocking Chair Lane.

By: Gardner, Hettie E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Apple Valley, California., Self published. (Edited & Compiled by Edith M. Crouch).: 1972.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14977

Condition: Fine. No dust jacket.


Signed & dated in year of publication by the author. With short inscription. Illustrated by the author. View more info

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Howl.

By: Ginsberg, Allen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco., City Lights Books.: 1962.

Edition: Eleventh printing,

Seller ID: 7331

Condition: Near fine in very good wrapper. Some jacket sunning.


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Blues For Bird. Book IV. Bird Discovers Bop.

By: Gray, Martin.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Hope, PA., Alpha Beat Press.: 1999.

Seller ID: 13615

Condition: Near fine. Price sticker shadow on top of front panel.


Fourth of a 12-book poem in trimeters on saxophonist & composer Charlie Parker (1920-1955). View more info

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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.

By: Gray, Thomas.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London., Sampson Low, Son, and Marston.: 1869.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17364

Condition: Boards in glassine dust jacket. Excellent condition with just a touch of rubbing to corners. Former owner's bookplate and small contemporary bookseller stamp on front pastedown. Binding solid with some foxing to text. Illustrations bright.


Sixteen tissued guarded color illustrations by R. Barnes, R. P. Leitch, E. M. Wimperis & others printed by Cooper, Clay & Co. Four page facsimile manuscript taken from the only existing draught of the poem made by the poet. View more info

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How to Revise Your Own Poems: A Primer for Poets.

By: Hamilton, Anne.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston., The Writer, Inc.: (1945).

Seller ID: 15382

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light rubbing to extremities. Book is clean in solid binding. Small book store (Paul Elder, San Francisco) stamp on rear pastedown. Jacket lightly edge worn with toning to spine.


Guide for beginning poets by the writer, teacher & poetry critic. View more info

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Her Letter, His Answer & Her Last Letter.

By: Harte, Bret. Pictured by Arthur I. Keller.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1905.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14646

Condition: 1909 dated gift inscription on first blank. Damp stain to edges of front endpapers. Binding softening with no loosening. Text & illustrations bright.


Top edge gilt. Decorated endpapers. With full page Keller illustrations facing text. Also headpieces & other decorations by the artist. View more info

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National Poetry Anthology 1950: Written by Librarians and Teachers in Schools and Colleges.

By: Hartman, Dennis (Editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles., National Poetry Association.: 1950.

Edition: Number 677 of edition limited to 1500 copies.

Seller ID: 16256

Condition: Boards lightly edge rubbed. Titles faded. Light foxing to endpapers. Text bright and binding solid.


Poems are printed alphabetically by author. View more info

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El Gaucho Martin Fierro.

By: Hernandez, Jose. Illustrated by Alberto Nicasio.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina., Libros Centenario.: 1963.

Edition: Centenary edition.

Seller ID: 15542

Condition: Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Dust soil to edges. Text starting to tone. Crack at half title page. Else binding solid in attractive boards.


Epic poem by the Argentine journalist & political activist. His masterpiece with Spanish text. View more info

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Poetry and the Stars.

By: Hill, Hyacinthe.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Putnam Valley, NY., Scop & Gleeman Publishers.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11930

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.


Poetry by the noted astrologer & author. View more info

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Bitter-Sweet: A Poem.

By: Holland, J(osiah). G(ilbert). (1819-1881) with Illustrations by E. J. Whitney.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner.: 1864.

Seller ID: 13281

Condition: Gift inscription dated Dec. 23 of 1863. Boards rubbed at edges. Front free endpaper has 1 1/2" separation from bottom of hinge. Interior clean & tight. A nice well cared for copy.


Engraving on title page. Illustrated throughout. Holland became the first editor of Scribner's Monthly in 1870. His works were popular and "well suited for the homely taste for sentimental didacticism." (OCAL). View more info