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Collected Poems

by Larkin, Philip

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j. vint books
Published
1989
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Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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NZ$24.35

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Farrar Straus giroux, 1989 The English poet, Larkin (1922-1985) was recognized as one of the greatest English poets of the twentieth century. The sale item is a book club edition of the collection of the best of his poems as well as many that had not been published previously. Edited and introduced by Anthony Thwaite. Green cloth binding with black… Read more
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Queen Anne's Lace

by Whitford, Genevieve Smith

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j. vint books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780961045609
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NZ$24.35

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Harp Press, Madison, WI, 1987 Whitford (1915-2011) was an American author who started writing poetry in her 60's. The sale item was the first of the three collections that she wrote. Green cloth binding with gold lettering. Binding tight, square, clean and bright with no flaws. Signed by the author inside front board. Unclipped dust jacket list no price but… Read more
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The Love Poems of John Donne

by Donne, John

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j. vint books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780312499440
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NZ$25.78

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St. Martin's Press, 1982 Donne (1572-1631) was an English poet and Anglican cleric. In addition to his poetry he is also known for his translations, satires, and sermons. The sale item is the first edition (first thus) of a collection of all of his poetry. Black cloth binding with silver lettering on spine only. Attached maroon fabric book mark. Binding… Read more
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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden

by Auden, W. H.

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j. vint books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$22.92

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Modern Library, 1970 Auden (1907-1973) was a British born American poet. He wrote his first book of poetry in 1930. The sale item is a collection of his poetry, chosen by the author, that best exemplifies his talent. Originally published as 160.2 in 1959 by Modern Library. The Sale item from 1970 is published as 160.3 with Toledano 14 binding,… Read more
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A Child's Garden of Verses: A Classic Illustrated edition

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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j. vint books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780877016083
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NZ$37.24

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Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1989 Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and died in Samoa. He wrote novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays. He is remembered today for Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879), Treasure Island (1883), Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), Kidnapped (1886). and A Child's Garden of Verses from 1885. The sale item… Read more
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The Breakage: Poems

by Maxwell, Glyn

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j. vint books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395963203
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NZ$30.08

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Houghton Mifflin, 1999 Maxwell (1962-) is a British poet, playwright, and librettist; he published his first book of poetry called Tale of the Mayor's Son in 1990. The sale item is his fifth book of poetry. Orange paper binding with green cloth at spine; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no flaws. Unclipped dst jacket is… Read more
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The Spirit Level: Poems

by Heaney,Seamus

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j. vint books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780374267797
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NZ$60.16

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996 Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) was a Derry born poet and educator who eventually split his time between Dublin and Harvard University. He won the Nobel prize for Literature in 1995. The sale item is the stated first American edition from 1996, the year after the Nobel prize. Black paper boards with blind stamped initials on front… Read more
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Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected

by Stanley Kunitz

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j. vint books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780393038705
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NZ$50.13

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W W Norton & Company, 1995 Kunitz (1905-2006) was an American poet who won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize during a long career. The sale item, Passing Through: The Later Poems' was published in 1995. First edition, first print. Yellow cloth boards with gold lettering on front boar and spine. Binding clean and bright with no… Read more
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A Little Treasury of Love Poems From Chaucer to Dylan Thomas

by Holmes, John, Editor

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j. vint books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$40.10

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Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1950 Scribner's published at least seven different poetry series over the years. The editor on the series was Oscar Williams and the editor for this particular title was John Holmes; decorations and art work were by Johannes Troyer. Dark red buckram with gray buckram at spine; gold lettering on red block on spine. Attached blue… Read more
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The Far Field

by Roethke, Theodore

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j. vint books
Published
1964
Condition
Fine
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NZ$40.10

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Doubleday & Company, Garden City, NY, 1964 Roethke (1908-1963) was a Michigan born American educator (Michigan State, Penn State, U of Washington) and poet. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1954 and the National Book Award (for this title) in 1965. Black cloth binding with red cloth at spine; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and… Read more
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A Net of Fireflies: Japanese Haiku and Haiku Paintings

by Stewart, Harold; Translator

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j. vint books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Thirteenth printing.
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NZ$57.29

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Rutland, VT & Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1966 Wikipedia says that haiku is a very short form of Japanese poetry. The sale item is an excellent example of the poetry and the painting style plus an essay on the form by the translator, Harold Stewart. Stated thirteenth printing of the first edition from 1960. Binding is gray buckram with… Read more
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The Big Road

by Rosten, Norman

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j. vint books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$31.51

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New York & Toronto: Rinehart & Company, 1946 Rosten (1913-1995) was an American poet, playwright and novelist. He was often refered to as 'Brooklyn's poet.' He wrote seven volumes of poetry, four novels, and several stage plays. Today he is remembered for a non-fiction book about the relationship that Rosten and his wife had with Marilyn Monroe for the 7… Read more
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Favoriet Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (with an introduction by Henry Seidel Canby)

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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j. vint books
Published
1967
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Very Good
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NZ$21.48

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Garden City, New Yotk: Goubleday and Company, 1967 Longfellow (1807-1882) is probably the most famous poet that the U.S. has produced. This is a collection of his best. The title was published originally by Doubleday in 1947. The sale item is a reprint edition from 1967 with red leatherette boards and gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square… Read more
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The Oxford Book of American Verse

by Matthiessen, F. O.; Selected andi Introduced by

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j. vint books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club.
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NZ$20.05

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1950 Oxford University Press, 1952. Very Good. Oxford University Press, 1950. Very Good. This is obviously a later printing but the only date on copyright page is 1950. Blue cloth binding with gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Dust jacket has no price (book… Read more
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Endpoint and Other Poems

by Updike, John

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j. vint books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing.
ISBN
9780307272867
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NZ$41.54

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009 Updike (1932-2009) is best remembered for his four Rabbit Angstrom novels, but he also wrote short stories and poetry. The sale item from 2009 is a collection of his poetry. Tan cloth binding with gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding is tight, square, clean and bright with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket… Read more
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Sound of the Harp: Reflections

by Whitford, Genevieve Smith

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j. vint books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing.
ISBN
9780961045616
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NZ$30.08

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Madison, WI: Harp Press, 1989 Genevieve Smith Whitford (1915-2011) began writing poetry in her 60's. She is best remembered today for her book Queen Anne's Lace from 1982. By the way, she did play the harp! No statement of edition, only the year 1989. Signed by the author inside front board. Red cloth binding with gold harp on front board… Read more
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Notebook 1967-68

by Lowell, Robert

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j. vint books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second printing.
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NZ$28.65

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969 Robert Lowell (1917-1977) was an American poet who won the National Book Award in 1960, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry twice, in 1947 and again in 1974. The sale item is the second printing from 1969. Blue cloth binding with silver lettering on spine only. Binding is clean but a bit… Read more
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Warily We Roll Along

by Warsaw, Irene

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j. vint books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing.
ISBN
9780823303014
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NZ$42.97

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Francestown, NH: Golden Quill Press, 1979 As far as I can tell, Ms. Warsaw wrote only two books, A Word in Edgewise from 1964 and the sale item form 1979. A bit of Ogden Nash, funny or deep or both, but definitely enjoyable. Green leatherette with gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding is tight, bright, and clean. Unclipped… Read more
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A Marianne Moore Reader

by Moore, Marianne

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j. vint books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition.
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NZ$50.13

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New York: The Viking Press, 1961 Moore (1887-1972) was an American poet; she wrote her first collection, Poems, in 1921. The sale volume is a collection of the important poetry, selected essays, and correspondence during her life. Red cloth binding with gold lettering on spine only. Binding is tight and square, clean and bright with bumping at extremities. Unclipped dust… Read more
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This is My Beloved

by Benton, Walter

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j. vint books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Thirty-second printing.
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NZ$30.08

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1956 Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1978. Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1978. Very Good. Benton (1907-1976) was an Austrian-born American who wrote only two volumes of verse. His passionate and lyrical prose stretched the standards of his day. This is My Beloved from 1943 was his first; it concerns 'love, love lost, and… Read more
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