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Technically, It's Not My Fault: Concrete Poems

by Grandits, John

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Later printing.
ISBN
9780618503612
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$6.00

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New York.: Clarion Books., 2004. Later printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 48 p. B&W, red Illustrations. 23 cm. Audience: Children/juvenile. Innovative and entertaining formatting w/ art compatible w/ text subjects. In several, the text winds, bounces, goes round and round, angles, finds voice balloons, and more.
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Enough Rope, A Book of Light Verse

by Parker, Dorothy

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1940
Condition
Fair.
Edition
6th Pocket. "Complete and Unabridged". #6 Pocket lists
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$7.00

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New York.: Pocket Books Inc. by arr. w/ Viking Press., 1940. 6th Pocket. "Complete and Unabridged". #6 Pocket lists at back.. Mass-market paperback. Fair.. Cover art not credited.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 118 p. 17 cm. Black stiff paper covers, blue, white, w/ yellow on brown titles. Red page blocks. Red endpapers. Classic 1920s-1930s. "The verses in this book… Read more
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The Course of Time, A Poem, with a Memoir of the Author; A Copious Index, and an Analysis Prefixed to each Book

by Pollok, Robert, A.M., and Prall, William Livingston. Esq. (Pollok Memoir by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1831
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light foxing. Mild cover soiling.
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$55.00

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New York.: Charles Wells., 1831. Hard cover. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light foxing. Mild cover soiling.. 1 328 p. Tan light fabric over boards; brown leather title box, spine, w/ gold titles. Stitched binding. 8x13 cm. Memoir p. i-xiv at end. Ten "books" of verse comprising "The Course of Time", 19th century. Prall's Memoir of Pollok… Read more
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Song of Hiawatha (The Frederic Remington Illustrated Edition)

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. With inked gift inscription inside: 1975, friend to friend. Slight jacket blemishing. Light
ISBN
9780517001974
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$8.00

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New York.: Bounty Books / Crown., 1968. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. With inked gift inscription inside: 1975, friend to friend. Slight jacket blemishing. Light aging discoloration to page blocks, outside and lower.. Remington, Frederic (Reproduced artwork by).. 1 Gold cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Pale yellow jacket w/ blue and brown titles,… Read more
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Impertinent Poems

by Cooke, Edmund Vance

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Published
1907
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Rubs to stamped spine titles. Fine 3-color artwork plates.
Edition
Author copyright 1903.
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$24.00

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New York.: Dodge Publishing Co., 1907. Author copyright 1903.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Rubs to stamped spine titles. Fine 3-color artwork plates.. Ross, Gordon (Illustrations by).. 1 Olive green cloth over boards. Paste-on 3-color artwork: Court jester looking sad. Light green titles include facsimile author signature. Deckled right page block; gilt top block. 104 p.… Read more
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Woes of Dread

by Burt, Margaret

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine. Signed by author. Bookplate with a calligraphic "Katy" inscribed. "November 28, 2006", half title page
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780533153947
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$15.00

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New York.: Vantage Press., 2006. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine. Signed by author. Bookplate with a calligraphic "Katy" inscribed. "November 28, 2006", half title page.. Stewart, Tanya (Illustrated by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 29 p. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Dedicated by New Hampshire author, "To my friends who still know the value of a good… Read more
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Water Lilies and Other Poems

by Heath, Clara B

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1881
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. With slight lower spine rub. Tightly bound. Unmarked pages.
Edition
Presumed 1st. No print line. Same date, copyright and titles p.
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$29.00

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Manchester NH.: John B Clarke, Printer., 1881. Presumed 1st. No print line. Same date, copyright and titles p.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. With slight lower spine rub. Tightly bound. Unmarked pages.. A.B.S.. 1 First edition. 224 p. Brown tightly woven cloth over boards. Ornate gilt titles, front, and with ornaments in gold, spine. 20 cm. Concave… Read more
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The Household Book of Poetry; Eleventh Edition, Revised and Enlarged

by Dana, Charles A.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1867
Condition
Very good. Front end paper foxing. Lower rear corner chipped.
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$25.00

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New York / London.: D Appleton and Company., 1867. Full leather. Very good. Front end paper foxing. Lower rear corner chipped.. 1 816 p. Brown leather in 2 tones; gilt spine and front titles; 3 gilt page blocks, outside block concave. 5 spine bands. Decorative covers. Marbled inside covers. Poetry, multiple authors, poems by category: Nature, Childhood, Friendship,… Read more
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The Diverting History of John Gilpin

by Cowper, Wm.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Small sticker inside back cover: National Library Bindery, West Springfield, East Cleveland, I
Edition
Circa 1917.
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$34.00

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London / New York.: Frederick Warne and Co.. Circa 1917.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Small sticker inside back cover: National Library Bindery, West Springfield, East Cleveland, Indianapolis, Atlanta". Library rebind. Soiling to covers; random soil spots inside; paste residue.. Caldecott, R.. 1 36 p. Verse. No date. Light brown cloth over boards. Spine titles. 6x7.75… Read more
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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

by Fleischmann, Paul

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine. Slight cover surface blemishing.
Edition
Book Club Edition. 3rd Trumpet printing.
ISBN
9780440840787
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$6.00

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New York.: Trumpet Club Special Edition by arr. w/ Harper & Row., 1989. Book Club Edition. 3rd Trumpet printing.. Trade paperback. Fine. Slight cover surface blemishing.. Beddows, Eric (Illustrated by).. 1 44 p. Detailed insect Pen&Ink artwork. 20 cm. Insects featured in each of 14 verses: 2 columns for 2 voices. Wonderful art. Wonderful humor and word images.
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Spring is a New Beginning

by Anglund, Joan Walsh (Text and artwork by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Light wear to book and jacket.
Edition
Presumed 1st, no print line.
ISBN
9780152781613
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$39.00

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New York.: Harcourt Brace & World., 1963. Presumed 1st, no print line.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light wear to book and jacket.. 1 Yellow cloth over boards. Green spine titles, front artwork. Illustrated yellow decorated jacket, front oval border. Audience: Children/juvenile. Small book celebrating the season w/ classic artwork: cute kids at play… Read more
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Pioneering; Poems from the Construction Site

by Eisenberg, Susan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780801485268
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$9.00

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Ithaca / London.: ILR Press / Cornell University Press., 1998. 2nd printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 88 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. Poetry / Women construction workers. In 1978, Susan Eisenberg was one of six women entering the 4-year apprenticeship training program with Boston's Local 103 of I.B.E.W. International Brotherhood… Read more
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Poems

by Thaxter, Celia

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1872
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Binding gauze visible, pp 16-17. Minor wear, Spine ends, corners.
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st edition.
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$185.00

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New York.: Hurd and Houghton., 1872. First edition. Presumed 1st edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Binding gauze visible, pp 16-17. Minor wear, Spine ends, corners.. 1 86 p. Brown cloth covers. Gold titles, corners and frame, front. 4x6 in. Late 19th century New England poet, essayist, with themes of nature, the sea. Home was Appledore… Read more
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Drift-Weed

by Thaxter, Celia

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1879
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower corner minor bumps. Else fine. Pencilled by prior owner: Lila, Thanksgivin
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.
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$225.00

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Riverside / Cambridge MA.: Houghton, Osgood and Company., 1879. First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower corner minor bumps. Else fine. Pencilled by prior owner: Lila, Thanksgiving Nov 27 / (18)78.. 1 152 p. Brown cloth over boards. Gold titles ornate w/ black outline and decorations. Spine… Read more
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You Don't Miss Your Water: Poems

by Eady, Cornelius

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780805036688
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$26.00

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New York.: Henry Holt & Company., 1995. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. Vojnar, Kamil (Cover design and Illustration by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding.4.5x7.5 in. Audience: General/trade. Poetry / Theme: A Dying Father. "Here are 21 poems yoked by thought and language to the looming death of a cold and distant father. Cornelius Eddy is the… Read more
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The Boat of Quiet Hours, Poems

by Kenyon, Jane

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Unmarked inside. Light surface wear.
Edition
4th printing.
ISBN
9780915308873
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$17.00

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Saint Paul MN.: Graywolf Press., 1986. 4th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Unmarked inside. Light surface wear.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 87 p. 7x9 in. Audience: General/trade. Poetry arranged in 4 sections: Walking Alone in Late Winter; Mud Season; The Boat of Quiet Hours; Things. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, poet Jane Kenyon moved… Read more
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The Pastoral Art of Robert Frost

by Lynen, John F.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Clean.
Edition
Y-113. 4th printing.
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$8.00

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New Haven / London.: A Yale Paperbound. Yale University Press., 1964. Y-113. 4th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Clean.. Jacobi, Lotte (Photograph by).. 1 Trade paperback. xii, 210 p. 21 cm. Yale Studies in English. Bibliography. Index. Contents themes: Symbolism & Perspective; New Hampshire & Arcadia: The Regional Myth; The Yankee Manor: Style as Symbol; Pastoralism… Read more
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The Sheriff of Rottenshot, Poems

by Prelutsky, Jack

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Clean.
Edition
First edition. 1st Mulberry edition.
ISBN
9780688136352
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$12.00

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New York.: A Mulberry Paperback Book., 1994. First edition. 1st Mulberry edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Clean.. Chess, Victoria (Pictures by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Audience: Children/juvenile. Juvenile / children. 16 humorous poems. Jogalong Jim is the sheriff of Rottenshot does not have a lot of good press going for him,… Read more
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The Weather for Poetry: Essays, Reviews, and Notes on Poetry, 1977-81 (Poets on Poetry Series)

by Hall, Donald (General editing by)

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Published
1982
Condition
Very good. Top age block darkening.
ISBN
9780472063406
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$12.00

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Ann Arbor MI.: University of Michigan Press., 1982. Trade paperback. Very good. Top age block darkening.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 352 p. Poets on Poetry (Paperback). Audience: General/trade. American and English 20th century poetry and poets organized into 4 categories: Generalization, Celebration; Reviewing; Notation. Professor, poet, essayist, children's storyteller, and novelist Donald Hall was a professor… Read more
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The Limerick: 1700 examples, with notes, variants and index

by Legman, G.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Front jacket flap alone remains, tucked inside cover.
Edition
Earlier 1964 copyright.
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$22.00

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New York.: Bell Publishing Company., 1969. Earlier 1964 copyright.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Front jacket flap alone remains, tucked inside cover.. 1 Dark green textured sealed material over boards. Stamped gold spine titles. lxxvii, 517 p.; 24 cm. Limericks are described as "the only fixed poetic form native to the English language" (flap). Notes on… Read more
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