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Le Fleurs Du Mal

By Baudelaire, Charles

Paris: Librarie Grund, 1935. (FR) This book was printed by Georges Lang with the date of 25 Sept 1935 to the very last page, no other dates. The faril paper covers have detached fromt eh body of the book, the signtures are shaken, toning of page edges, Acceptable copy with covers held in mylar sleeve. 23.5 x 17 cm, colour illus tro front cover, wraps, 267pp, 5 colour plates plus the colour illustration to the front cover: 1. Je vois un port (Facig the preface);2. Bizare deite (Facing Sed non Satiata); 3. Une senteur montait (Facing A Une Madone); 4. Sur les debris fumeux (Facing La Voix); 5. Ils cherchent le silence (Facing page 208). Text in French. (2.1 JM LVR 200/2. Paperback. Acceptable. Illus. by Laboccetta, Mario. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$80.00

Selected Translations: Poems
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Selected Translations: Poems

By Hughes, Ted ; Edited By Daniel Weissbort

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jaxcket with a brace of tiny spot to the lower corner of front panel and a skinned spot to the upper corner of front panel. Boards, 237pp. This book includes translations from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Aeschylus' Oresteia, Euripides' Alcestis as well as contemporary poems by Amichai, Pilinszky, Vasco Popa. (1.8 JM FO 16/a5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.72

Collected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Revised Edition with Enlarged Glossary

By Weston, John C. prepared By

NY: MacMillan, 1967. (USA) 1st printing of revised edition. Owner's name to endpaper, no other markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Moss green cloth, xx, 498pp, index. MacDiarmid has been called Scotland's greatest poet since Robert Burns. This revised edition has an enlarged glossary to make the Highland dialect more accessible to the general reader. (2.0 JM LVR 201/5. 2nd. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.00

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

By Fry, Stephen

London: Hutchinson, 2005. (UK) 1st printing, There is marking in pen to indicate the metre on lines of poetry on pages 13, 14 and 15, one creased corner, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 357pp, This is a great resource book for undert=standing poetic form, metre, rhyme for those who want to write poetry or to better undertand poetry: (1.8 JM FO 10/a1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.99

The Book of Psalms (Barnes & Noble Flexibound Pocket Editions) King James Version

By The Bible

NY: Fall River Press, 2014. (USA) 1st printing. Owner's name and date to inside front cover, no other markings, Very Good; no dust jacket as published. Flexible grey blue covers with pattern in silver and gold, patterned endpapers, 170pp. No illus. The text of the Psalms is taken from the King James Version of the Holy Bible. (1.0 JM FO 0/2. 1st. Flexible Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.59

The Collected Poems of Dilys Laing

By Laing, Dilys; Introduced By M.L. Rosenthal

USA: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1967. (USA) Preseumed 1st of this edition. No markings, two very faint spots to bottom edge of pages, Very Good in unclipped Very Good (-) dust jacket with rubbing to top edge of Dj and head of spine. Light blue cloth, xxxi, 454pp, index. 4pp of B&W photos. This book contians all of the poems that appeared in Dilys's previous collections, a well as nearly 200 more, written between 1921 and 1960, that have not been included in any of her other books. A heavy book. (2.5 JM LVR 201/5. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good (-). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$28.00

Harper's Anthology of Twentieth Century Native American Poetry
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Harper's Anthology of Twentieth Century Native American Poetry

By Niatum, Duane, Editor

San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988. (USA) 1st printing. Owners name, no other makrings, Fine. Wraps, 396pp, index, Thi sis an anthology of the most respected poets of native American ancestry. (1.9 JM LVR 201/5. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.59

Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral, a Bilingual Edition

By Dana, Doris, translated and Edited By

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1971. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. Owner's name to end paper, some colour shifting to the spine and to the upper part of the back cover, perhaps from sun, a touch of rubbing to lower fron cover corner tip, Very Good (-). Wraps, xxix, 235pp, index of themes. B&W woodcuts by the Uruguayan artist Antonio Frasconi. This is bilingual edition with Spanish on one page and the English translation on the facing page. Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and humanist. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world". (2.2 JM LVR 201/5. 1st. Paperback. Very Good (-). Illus. by Frasconi, Antonio. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.99

PARADISE, Piece By Piece
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PARADISE, Piece By Piece

By PEACOCK, Molly

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1998. (CAD) First Printing. No markings, Fine in unclipped Fine Dj with touch of rubbing to the head of the spine panel. Boards, 337pp. This is an autobiography of an award-winning poet. (2.0 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.84

Bone Palace Ballet: New Poems
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Bone Palace Ballet: New Poems

By Bukowski, Charles

Santa Rosa CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1997. (USA) 3rd printing 1999. No markings, tiny crease to lower corner of front cover, Very Good used copy. Wraps, 364pp. These poems were published posthumously. (1.8 JM FO 0/6. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.20

Born to Slow Horses (Wesleyan Poetry Series)
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Born to Slow Horses (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

By Brathwaite, Kamau

Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005. (USA) 3rd printing (2006) No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust ajacket with light rubbing to panels. Boards, 143pp, THis book of West Indian poetry won the Griffin Poetry Prize. (2.0 JM FO 32/2. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$18.07

Confessio Amantis, Volume 1 (Middle English Texts) Second Edition

By Gower, John ; Andrew Galloway, Edited By Russell A. Peck

Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2006. (USA) 2nd edition. Two pages have pen notations, otherwise Very Good. Wraps, xii, 330pp, index. glossary. Two B&W illus.The text is in Middle English. (2.1 JM FO 5/7. 2nd. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$23.90

Landscapes: Pacific Coast Photographs [Impressions No. 16])

By Grice, Art; Eldon Garnet ; Edited By Isaac Applebaum and Shin Sugino

Toronto: Impressions in Print Enterprises, 1976. (CAD) No markings, there is a crease dwon the length of the cover, otherwsie Very Good. Wraps, no page numbers [40]pp, B&W photos mostly of trees, plants and nature with a poem by Eldon Garnet. (1.3 JM LVR 202/4. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Periodical.

$9.99

The complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

By Poe, Edgar Allan; Introduced By Hervey Allen

NY: Modern Library., 1965. (USA) Edition not stated. Owner's inscription to corner of end paper, no other markings, a touch of rubbing to cover corner tips, faint scuff mark to cover, otherwise Very Good; lacking the dust jacket. Brown boards, xii, 1026pp. This is a fairly compact book containing all of Poes tales and poems in one volume. A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 18/7. Hardcover. Very Good/Lacking the Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.98

Listening to the Bees

By Winston, Mark ; Renée Sarojini Saklikar

Gibsons BC: Nightwood Editions, 2018. (CAD) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 234pp, B&W illus and photos. This is a collaborative exploration by two writers focusing their shared interests in bees to look at the over-management of agricultural and urban habitats in this mixture of science and poetry. (1.8 JM FO 7/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.95

Keats: The Religious Sense

By Ryan, Robert M.; Dorothy Bendon Van Ghent

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. (USA) Presumed 1st edition Owner;s name and date to end paper, no other markings, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with one closed tear to top edge of front panel. Cloth, 25pp, index, no illus. This book looks at the religious and ethical convictios of John Keats. (1.7 JM FO 11/7. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$25.60

Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953
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Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953

By Winder, Elizabeth

NY: Harper, 2013. (USA) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 265pp, a few B&W photos. This reconstrution of Plath's life in New York drew on in-depth interviews. (1.8 JM FO 12/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.39

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses
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Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses

By Hughes, Ted

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. (USA) 2nd printing (1999) No markings, small crease to corner of cover, otherwsie about Fine. Wraps 257pp, One of the best renderings in English of Ovid. (1.5 JM FO 10/a2. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$9.56

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered Into English By Edward Fitzgerald ((Persian-English, French, German edition) Two Volumes

By Khayyam, Omar

Tehran: Eqbal (Eghbal) (IRAN) No date given, possibly 1990s; date uncertain> No markings, there is a tiny red remainder mark to the top edge of pages and a chip to the foot of spine to the second volume thus Near Fine; no dust jackets as published. Volume I: this is the volume with the Persian tet on the rectos and the English/French/German translation on the facing verso pages. Green leatherette with gold titles, 14pp introduction in English by edward Fitzgerald, then 50 pages (counting the verso pages only) of text set within a decorative border designed by Sandoghi. The colour plates are by various artists ; Persian calligraphy by Manzori. Volume II is entirely in Persian: Green leatherette, [94]pp in Persian calligraphic script. A heavy set. (3.0 JM FO 54/3. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Remainder.

$55.20

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth with Introduction and Notes (Oxford edition)

By Wordsworth, William; Edited By Thomas Hutchinson

London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, 1923. (UK) Edition not stated. Owner's name to end paper, no other markings, a toucch of rubbing to head of spine and to cover corner tips, Very Good; no dust jacket probably as published. Dark brown leather with gold title and borders, gold devices to spine, all edges gilt, xxxii, 986pp, index. Tissue-protected frontis portrait, ribbon marker. A handsomely produced volume. (2.0 JM HOQ 100/1. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$31.90

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