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Dryden's Essays (Everyman's Library #568)

by DRYDEN, John

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Published
1954
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. A 1954 reprint of the 1912 issuance. An abridgement of the earlier two-volume Everyman's Library edition entitled "Of Dramatic Poesy and Other Critical Essays of John Dryden." Mr. Dryden (1631-1700)… Read more
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Lives of the English Poets, in two volumes (Everyman's Library #770 & 771)

by JOHNSON, Samuel

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Published
1950
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library: J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. A two-volume set of Doctor Johnson's biographical sketches made of the principal English Poets. Originally published under the title "Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets" in 1779 through 1781. Volume 1 covers poets Abraham Cowley… Read more
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A Poetry Primer (The Rinehart English Pamphlet series)

by SANDERS, Gerald

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Published
1949
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1949. Stapled wraps. Stated fifteenth printing, August 1949. Per the author's preface, "This book is designed to help students in the early stages of their study, when poetry is like something behind locked doors for which they have no key." With basic information about poetry,… Read more
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Wordsworth (Great Lives series)

by BURRA, Peter

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Published
1950
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Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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London: Duckworth. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. A biography of the great English romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850). Wordsworth became Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, and enjoyed a near-lifelong association with the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Republication of this work coincided with the centenary of Wordsworth's death. --- In textured red paper-covered… Read more
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The Writings of Jonathan Swift: Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds, Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

by SWIFT, Jonathan; GREENBERG, Robert A.; PIPER, William Bowman (editors)

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Published
1973
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780393094152
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Softcover. 0393094154 . Stated first edition. This work contains the complete and definitive texts of virtually all of Jonathan Swift's major works. Includes his Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of the Tub, The Battel of the Books and A Discourse Concerning the… Read more
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image of William Wordsworth's The Prelude, with a Selection from the Shorter Poems,  the Sonnets, The Recluse, and The Excursion; and Three Essays on the Art  of Poetry (no. 3 in Rinehart Editions series)

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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1954. Softcover. A selection of poems and essays by the great English romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850). With essays on the art of poetry, taken from the author's prefaces and elsewhere. Edited with an introduction by Carlos Baker. Entry no. 3 in publisher's Rinehart Editions series.… Read more
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Edwin Arlington Robinson (Pamphlets on American Writers, Number 17)

by COXE, Louis

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Published
1962
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Good
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Good. 1962. Stapled wraps. A compact booklet describing the life and poetry of Maine-born poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935). Entry no. 17 in publisher's "Pamphlet on American Writers" series. --- In simple green stapled wraps. A prior owner has left considerable notes in both ink and pencil (including on front cover),… Read more
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A Reader's Guide to T. S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis

by WILLIAMSON, George

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Published
1957
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Good+
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New York: The Noonday Press. Good+. 1957. Softcover. Stated first paperbound edition January 1957. Per a prefatory note, this work should be read ". . .in company with Eliot's Collected Poems and Four Quartets," as the texts of the poems themselves are not provided here. --- In stiff black wraps. A prior owner has left a few… Read more
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Twentieth Century Interpretations of Keats's Odes: A Collection of Critical Essays

by STILLINGER, Jack (editor)

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Published
1968
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Good
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: A Spectrum Book / Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Good. 1968. Softcover. Per the back cover, "In this volume, the editor and sixteen other authorities examine the odes [of John Keats] to show Keats's Romantic principles, his attempt to define beauty, and his attitude toward the 'supremacy of art.'" The five odes, which include his "Ode on… Read more
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Robert Frost: A Collection of Critical Essays

by COX, James M. (editor)

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Published
1962
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: A Spectrum Book / Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Very Good+. 1962. Softcover. Per the back cover, this work offers "A symposium of sensitive and thoughtful criticism written about the poetry of Robert Frost. Ranging from high praise to severe judgement, eleven critical writings. . ." assess the work of Mr. Frost. --- In stiff black wraps… Read more
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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

by ABRAMS, M. H. (editor)

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Published
1960
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Good+
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New York: A Galaxy Book / Oxford University Press. Good+. 1960. Softcover. A series of scholarly essays examining aspects of the romantic poetry of noted English poets. With 3 or 4 essays per poet by various authors, focusing on the work of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. --- In blue wraps with image of a… Read more
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Paradise Lost, A Poem in Twelve Books: A New Edition

by MILTON, John (author); HUGHES, Merritt Y. (editor)

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Published
1962
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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New York: The Odyssey Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1962. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Stated first printing of this new edition of Paradise Lost. In this work, the Biblical story of Adam and Eve is retold in twelve books of verse by England's John Milton (1608-1674). This issuance supplements the text of Milton's second edition… Read more
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Milton's Lycidas: The Tradition and the Poem

by MILTON, John; PATRIDES, C. A. (editor)

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Published
1961
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Very Good-
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.. Very Good-. 1961. Softcover. A scholarly examination of the 1637 pastoral elegy "Lycidas" by John Milton (1608-1674). The poem was written in memory of Milton's friend Edward King, who drowned at a young age in the Irish Sea. Though somewhat short in length (193 lines), the poem is considered one… Read more
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John Donne's Poetry: Authoritative Texts, Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

by DONNE, John; CLEMENTS, A. L. (selector & editor)

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Published
1966
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Softcover. Stated first edition. A selection of the poetry of the English poet and cleric John Donne (1572-1631) in a Norton Critical Edition. Poems selected and edited by A. L. Clements. With plentiful notes throughout providing explanations for archaic references. About… Read more
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John Keats: Selected Poetry and Letters

by KEATS, John; FOGLE, Richard Harter (editor)

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Published
1969
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Rinehart Editions / Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1969. Softcover. A selection of poems and letters of the great English romantic poet John Keats (1795-1821). Selections made by editor Richard Harter Fogle, who has supplied an introduction. --- In stiff white wraps with a composite image of Keats to cover.… Read more
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Books I and II of The Faerie Queene; and The Mutability Cantos and Selections from the Minor Poetry

by SPENSER, Edmund

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Published
1965
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Odyssey Press, Inc.. Good. 1965. First Edition. Softcover. A first printing of this softcover selection of poems by England's Edmund Spenser (c.1552-1599). Includes books I and II of his famous epic poem "The Faerie Queene" as well as "The Mutability Cantos" and selections from his minor poetry. These works newly edited, with frequent footnotes,… Read more
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Discovering Modern Poetry

by DREW, Elizabeth; CONNOR, George

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Published
1961
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Good+ with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1961. Softcover. A scholarly analysis of the poetry of several modern poets. Divided into three parts: 1. Poems for Discussion; 2. Poems for Further Discussion, and 3. Criticism and Commentary. Poems from Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, Dylan Thomas and several others are included. The discussion is… Read more
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Robert Frost: An Introduction--Poems, Reviews, Cricitism (A Controlled Research Text)

by GREENBERG, Robert A.; HEPBURN, James G.

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Published
1961
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Good+ with no dust jacket
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1961. Softcover. A scholarly analysis of some of the poetry of Robert Frost in a softcover edition, probably intended for use by a college student. Various Frost poems are analyzed in detail by noted academics and by Frost himself. --- In grey wraps. --- With… Read more
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

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Published
1893
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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New York and Boston: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1893. Hardcover. An exceptionally nice reprint edition of Longfellow's famous epic poem, which is centered around the expulsion of French colonists from Acadia (today's Canadian Maritime provinces) by the British during the French and Indian War. With a black & white engraved… Read more
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Lord of the Isles: A Poem in Six Cantos

by SCOTT, Sir Walter

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Published
1889
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Fair with no dust jacket
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London: George Routledge and Sons. Fair with no dust jacket. 1889. Hardcover. A compact 1889 edition of Sir Walter Scott's narrative poem. Set in Scotland, the poem tells of Robert the Bruce as he returns from exile in Ireland. With a lengthy section at rear of volume bearing end notes. This item is not illustrated. An entry… Read more
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