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German Poetry by A.v. Viebahn on ca. 1925 Swiss Postcard

by A. v. Viebahn

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Paper Time Machines
Published
10 Aug 1925
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good
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NZ$8.14

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Postally Used (Mailed) Postcard containing prose by Swiss or Prussian Poet, A. von Viebahn. Very minor edge and corner wear. Franked with two 10¢ Green Definitive "William Tell" issues, likely Scott Cat # 168 / Michel # 164 (appear to be different shades). One stamp is damaged. Tied to Postcard with wavy line with "Swiss Cross" Killer, accompanied with a… Read more
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High Tide

by Gertrude Moore Richards (Mrs. Waldo Richards) Editor

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Paper Time Machines
Published
March 1921
Condition
Fair to Good-
Edition
Eleventh Impression
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NZ$12.16

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Originally published in 1916, this copy is from the Eleventh Impression (11th Printing), this tome contains hundreds of poems and hymns from hundreds of the top contemporary poets (of that time, circa 1916). The book presents typical cover wear for a well read book, especially on the corners of the cloth on board cover panels. The pages are mildly toned, with… Read more
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The Odyssey of Homer - Done Into English Prose (ca 1932)

by Homer (Ὅμηρος)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1932
Condition
Good+
Edition
Abbridged
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NZ$60.63 NZ$18.19
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This book, part of the MacMillan Pocket Classics, presents very minor wear from normal use, especially on the corners. There is light toning on the page edges, as one would expect in a nearly 90 year old book. The original owner's name was penned on the inside front & rear covers. Aside from this, there are no other signs or… Read more
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Three Narrative Poems (*The Academy Classics)

by George A. Watrous, A.M. (Editor)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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NZ$22.91 NZ$6.87
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This small book measures 6¾" x 4¼", bound in cloth clad book board (hardcover). There is some moderate wear and toning, typical for this vintage, but no damage. The book appears free of any marks, writing, or stains of note. At 122 Years of age, she's in fantastic shape. The contains the following three narrative poems:*Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient… Read more
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BALLADS by William Makepeace Thackeray

by William M. Thackeray

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1884
Condition
Good+
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NZ$57.18 NZ$17.15
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Beautifully bound vintage Victorian Era collection of poems/ballads. The book is bound in an embossed hardcover, adorned in gold leaf. The page ends are also gilded with gold leaf. Inside, the text is framed in a perpendicular red. As could be expected, the is a fair amount of handling wear on the edges of the hardcover. The front cover panel is… Read more
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Cherry Ripe (1) - Cute Little Girl with Bowl of Cherries

by Rotograph Company

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1907
Condition
Postally Used
Edition
Rotograph Series
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NZ$13.85

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This White Bordered Real Photo Postcard depicting a a little girl holding a bowl of cherries, was published some time around 1907. It was mailed from a sender in Des Moines, Iowa on 16 September 1907 to a recipient in the same city on 18 September 1907. It was franked with a USA # 300, 1¢ Green Benjamin Franklin issue.
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Psalms/now

by Leslie F. Brandt

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780570032304
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NZ$13.22

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Dust jacket has quite a bit of wear on the edges and backbone. On the inside front page is a Easter (1978) Gift Dedication. Aside from the aforementioned, the book itself is free of any outright damage. With the exception of the dedication, there is no other writing, marks or stains on the inside pages.
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1000 Journals Project

by Someguy

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Paper Time Machines
Published
March 8, 2007
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
ISBN
9780811858564
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NZ$8.29

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I don't know how to explain this book. Somewhat art, somewhat poetry. Anyway, the book itself is in VERY GOOD, seemingly "unread" (Not really a readable book, per say) CONDITION. There is very light shelf and use wear to the hardcover, with one light "corner ding" in the lower right front cover panel. On the back cover, the publisher's recommended… Read more
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The Major Poems of Dylan Thomas (Monarch Notes)

by William

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Very Fine
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NZ$8.43

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Published by Monarch Press/Simon & Schuster (Similar to Cliff's) in 1965. There is very little wear on the book. However, there is a bit of toning on the pages. The previous/original owner's name is rubber stamped on the first page.
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Edgar Allan Poe (Biography & Critical Analysis)

by Vincent Buranelli

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1961
Condition
Average to Good
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NZ$13.88

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This is a former Public Library Book, sold at a Library Book Sale. There are remnants of a library label on the book's lowermost spine. On the back End Paper, is a Pocket for the check-out slip used by the Library. This Book is not a book of Poe's works, rather it is a critical review of his life and works. Published… Read more
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Selected Letters of Theodore Roethke

by Theodore Roethke

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Paper Time Machines
Condition
Very Good+
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NZ$4.70

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Book of letters by poet, Theodore Roetchke. The book itself is in Very Good Condition. There is very slight signs of wear to the cover, except for a pinhole in the backbone or spine. The paper dust jacket has significant damage.
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The Major Poems of Dylan Thomas (Monarch Notes/Study Guide)

by H. Richmond Neuville, Jr.

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Very Fine
Item Price
NZ$3.04

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Published by Monarch Press/Simon & Schuster (Similar to Cliff's) in 1965. There is very little wear on the book. However, there is a bit of toning on the pages. The previous/original owner's name is rubber stamped on the first page.
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