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The Gardeners Book of Verse - Volume 1

Poems for Five Seasons

selected and edited by Helen Van Pelt Wilson

  1. M.Barrows & Company, 1966

former library book

hardcover- fair condition

former library book - 128 pages

a few of the pages have wrinkles and small scuff marks

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Horses Make A Landscape Look More Beautiful

Poems By Alice Walker

Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1984

softcover- good condition

80 pages

our price: $3.50  plus media mail shipping

The 100 * Best African American Poems

* (but I cheated)

edited by Nikki Giovanni

Sourcebooks, 2010

hardcover, 228 pages

INCLUDES AUDIO CD

NEW BOOK (three copies are available)

our price:   $12.50 plus media mail shipping

Longfellow’s Poems including Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles

Standish and Tales of a Wayside Inn

The Home Library - collector’s item

A.L. Burt Company, Publishers, 1901

vintage hardcover - good condition, 399 pages

written gift inscription - inside cover

Biographical sketches and notes by Henry Ketcham

our price: $28.95 plus media mail shipping

A Controversy of Poets - An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry

edited by Paris Leary and Robert Kelly

Anchor Books, 1965, 567 pages, 1st edition

softcover- fair condition

cover shows wear with creases

writing inside both front and back covers and on title page - rest of interior free of writing and intact

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A Concise Treasury of Great Poems - English

and American

437 poems by 121 poets

edited by Louis Untermeyer

Pocket Books, 1964, 557 pages

softcover- fairly good condition

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The Pocket Book of Verse - Great English and American Poems

edited by M.E. Speare

Harper & Row, 1986

softcover-  good condition- 393 pages

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Native Guard

by Natasha Trethewey

Includes a CD of Poems read by the author

Houghton Mifflin, 2006

hardcover- 56 pages

NEW BOOK & NEW CD

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The Song of Roland

translated with an introduction by Glyn Burgess

Penguin Classics, 1990

softcover-  good condition, 219 pages

no writing inside book, all pages intact

some “used book” stickers on back cover

our price: $3.75 plus media mail shipping

New York Street Cries in Rhyme

by Mahlon Day

facsimile of the “Copyright 1825” Edition with a new introduction by Leonard S. Marcus

Dover Publications, 1977, 31 pages

softcover- fair condition - cover is creased

our price: $1.25 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Treasury of Poetry

Selected and with a commentary by Louis Untermeyer

Golden Press, 1959

vintage hardcover -  324 pages

good condition - cover edges are bumped and spine

shows wear

interior pages are all intact without markings

former owner’s name on first page

our price:   $18.95 plus media mail shipping

A Night Without Armor - Poems

by Jewel Kilcher

Harper Entertainment

softcover -  142 pages

like new condition

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

Work, Distances/Poems

by Ken Smith

The Swallow Press, 1972

hardcover -  98 pages

very good condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Tennyson’s Poetry - A Norton Critical Edition

Authoritative Texts - Juvenilia and Early Responses-

Criticism

selected and edited by Robert W. Hill, Jr.,

W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1971

softcover -  684 pages

fairly good condition - cover shows some wear and creases

some markings

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Disappearing Ink - Poetry at the End of Print Culture

Essays by Dana Gioia

Graywolf Press, 2004

softcover -  271 pages

NEW BOOK

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

The Poetry Home Repair Manual - Practical Advice for Beginning Poets

by Ted Kooser (Poet Laureate of the United States)

University of Nebraska Press, 2005

hardcover -  163 pages

like new condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

American Poetry - Wildness and Domesticity

by Robert Bly

Harper Perennial, 1990

softcover -  341 pages

fairly good condition - light foxing on some pages

no writing and all pages are intact

our price:   $3.75 plus media mail shipping

The Best Loved Poems of the American People

selected by Hazel Felleman

Garden City Publishing, 1936

antique hardcover -  670 pages

book is in good condition (dustjacket shows much wear)

some foxing due to the age of the book

all pages are intact and without markings

former owner’s name inside front cover

our price:   $18.50 plus media mail shipping

Modern American Poetry - Revised Edition

by Brother Thomas Corbett, S.M. and Reverend

William Boldt

Macmillan Company, 1961

softcover, 186 pages

fairly good condition - cover is soiled

no writing in book and pages are intact

our price:   $2.50 plus media mail shipping

Kids’ Magnetic Poetry and Creativity Kit

by Dave Kapell and Sally Steenland

Workman Publishing Company, 1998

54-page book and 177 word tiles and shapes, and magnetic poetry board in a kit

good condition

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Guide to Poets Corner - Westminister Abbey

photos by Martin Stevens and A.F. Kersting

English Counties Periodicals Limited

softcover -  32 pages

fair condition - pages are slightly wrinkled and stained

and cover shows some wear

our price:   $1.50 plus media mail shipping

The McGraw Hill Book of Poetry

by  Robert DiYanni and Kraft Rompf

McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1993

softcover -  1228 pages - no markings and all

pages are intact

fairly good condition - cover shows some creasing

“free copy” appears printed on several pages

and on the back cover with the words, “provided free to instructors for consideration for classroom use.”

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Favorite Poems For Children

edited by Holly Pell McConnaughy

Barnes & Noble, 1993

hardcover -  206 pages

gift inscription written on inside of front cover

very good condition - no writing inside and

al pages are clean and intact

our price:   $3.25 plus media mail shipping

Romantic Poets - Blake to Poe

edited by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson

Viking Press, 1968

vintage softcover -  540 pages

cover shows some wear but pages are all intact

without markings

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The Best Poetry of Our Times - The Book and The CD set in box

The Book Great Modern Poets book includes more than 150 famous poems from 50 great poets. It is a 224-page softcover and it is in excellent condition. It was published by Quercus. It was edited by Michael Schmidt.

The CD features W.B. Yeats, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, E.E. Cummings, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath and many other poets reading their own work.

our price:   $15.95 for the set  plus media mail shipping

Great Love Poems

edited by Shane Weller

Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications, 1992

120 pages - NEW BOOK

softcover

our price:   $2.50 plus media mail shipping

Kids Pick The Funniest Poems

selected by Bruce Lansky

Meadowbrook Press, 1991

hardcover, very good condition

pages are clean, crisp, intact

115 pages

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

John Keat’s Porridge - Favorite Recipes of American Poets

edited by Victoria McCabe

University of Iowa Press, 1975

vintage softcover,  good condition

collector’s item

115 pages - no markings or highlighting

our price:   $19.95 plus media mail shipping

Paul Simon - Lyrics 1964-2008

by Paul Simon

Simon & Schuster, 2008

hardcover-  very good condition

378 pages - no highlighting or markings

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Blow Me A Song (Cold Winter Wind)

by Norma Gaylord Griffith

Vantage Press, 2009

First Edition stated

softcover,  117 pages

NEW BOOK!

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Flames of Feeling - Poetry and Short Stories

for Young People

by Christine M. Ricci-McNamee

illustrated by: Denise L. Augusta-Torres

softcover -  very good condition

front cover has slight crease

115 pages

$3.95 plus media mail shipping

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children - A Treasury of 572 Poems for Today’s Child

Selected by Jack Prelutsky

Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

Random House, 1983

softcover -  good condition

248 pages

$6.50 plus media mail shipping

Phenomenal Woman

Four Poems Celebrating Women

Maya Angelou

Random House, 1994

hardcover - very good condition

24 pages - no markings, all pages are intact

our price:   $3.50  plus media mail shipping

Carver - A Life in Poems

Scholastic, 2001

hardcover, 103 pages   

NEW BOOK!!!!!

our price:  $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Our Western World’s Greatest Poems

edited and published by John Campbell

World of Poetry Press, 1983

vintage hardcover - good condition

dark grey cover with gilded letters and interior pages

are in excellent condition

dustjacket on back of book had tears that have been

repaired with new blank white stickers

illustrated in many black and white photographs

oversized hardcover -  431 pages

good condition

our price:   $15.95  plus media mail shipping

A Song Flung Up To Heaven

by Maya Angelou

Random House, 2002

First Edition stated

hardcover- NEW BOOK!!!

214 pages -

our price:  $11.95 plus media mail shipping

A Garland of Irish Verse

edited by Gwynn Hayes

Gramercy Books, 1993

hardcover -  92 pages

very good condition

gift inscription on inside of front cover

no markings on interior pages

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Poetry - February 2015 - Vol. CCV (205) No. 5

featuring Elizabeth Willis, Sally Wen Mao, Cate Marvin

Poetry Foundation, 2015

softcover

good condition

our price:   $3.75 plus media mail shipping

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

by T.S. Eliot

Drawings by Edward Gorey

Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1982

hardcover,   56 pages

good condition

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

American Indian Poetry

An Anthology of Songs and Chants

with a new Foreword by Kenneth Lincoln

Fawcett Columbine, 1991

softcover, very good like new condition

294 pages

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost

Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

Dutton’s Childrens Books, 1978

hardcover -  very good condition

interior pages are crisp and clean

dustjacket is slightly worn

pages

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

Maya Angelou - Wouldn’t Take Nothing For My Journey Now

by Maya Angelou

essays by poet Maya Angelou on various subjects

Random House, 1993

hardcover, very good condition

no dustjacket

143 pages

$3.50 plus media mail shipping

East of the Bay - A Chester River Anthology

edited by Maggie Newsome Scheck

published by Chester River Writers with a grant by

the Kent County Arts Council, 1999

wirebound softcover - like new condition

125 pages

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

William Butler Yeats - Selected Poems and Three Plays

edited and introduction by M.L. Rosenthal

Macmillan Publishing Company, 1986

softcover, 252 pages

pages are unmarked and intact

front cover has crease as shown in photo

pages are tanned due to age of book

our price: $4.50 plus media mail shipping

The Earth is Painted Green - A Garden of Poems About Our Planet

edited by Barbara Brenner

illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Scholastic, 1994

softcover, 82 pages

like new condition

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I Am Phoenix - Poems for Two Voices

by Paul Fleischman

illustrated by Ken Nutt

Harper & Row Publishers, 1985

vintage hardcover- 52 pages

like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Rough Cradle

by Betsy Sholl

Alice James Books

Farmington, Maine

SIGNED BY AUTHOR

softcover, 78 pages

very good like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

A Brighter Garden

A celebration of Emily Dickinson’s poetry illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Philomel Books, 1990, second impression

hardcover - good condition

beautiful water color color illustrations

former library book - library markings have been hidden

63 pages - pages are intact and without notes

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The Llama Who Had No Pajama

100 Favorite Poems

by Mary Ann Hoberman

illustrated by Betty Fraser

Harcourt, Inc., 1998

softcover,  68 pages

very  good condition

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

The Pocket Book of Robert Frosts’s Poems

With an Introduction & Commentary by Louis Untermeyer

An Original Pocket Book Edition

Pocket Books, 1946

vintage softcover, 264 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $6.50 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost - In The Clearing

by Robert Frost

Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964

sixth printing

vintage hardcover -  101 pages

interior pages are crisp and clean

dustjacket is slightly worn

$9.95 plus media mail shipping

You Come Too - Robert Frost

Favorite Poems For Young Readers

Foreword by Hyde Cox

With Wood Engravings by Thomas W. Nason

Henry Holt & Company, 1975

vintage softcover -  94 pages

(three pages have highlighting)

small tear along binding

$4.50 plus media mail shipping

I Hear America Singing

by Walt Whitman

illustrated by Robert Sabuda

hardcover - 32  pages

Philomel Books, 1991

former library book

$3.95 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost

Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

stunning illustrations by Susan Jeffers

Dutton’s Children’s Books, 2001

hardcover -  excellent condition

interior pages are crisp and clean

32 pages

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

Art & Nature

An Illustrated Anthology of Nature Poetry

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992

selected by Kate Farrell

extraordinary photographs of stunning artwork

hardcover -  excellent condition

interior pages are crisp and clean

175 pages

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

Soundings East

Vol. 11 No. 1   Spring/Summer 1988

Students of Salem State College

Salem, Massachusetts

vintage softcover, 71 pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Soundings East

Vol. 12, No. 1   Spring/Summer 1989

Students of Salem State College

Salem, Massachusetts

vintage softcover, 62 pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Soundings East

Vol. 11, No. 2  Fall/Winter 1988

Students of Salem State College

Salem, Massachusetts

vintage softcover, 72 pages

good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Soundings East

Vol. 10, No. 1   Spring/Summer 1987

Feature Poet: Robert Cooperman

Students of Salem State College

Salem, Massachusetts

vintage softcover, 72 pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost - A Tribute to the Source

Poems by Robert Frost

Photographs by Dewitt Jones

Text by David Bradley

Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1979

vintage hardcover, 165 pages

good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Emily Dickinson - Poetry for Young People

edited by Gary D. Schmidt

Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1994

hardcover, 48 pages

good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost - Poetry for Young People

edited by Gary D. Schmidt

Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1994

hardcover, 48 pages

good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

A Humble Life - Plain Poems

written by Linda Oatman High

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2001

hardcover, 40 pages

former library book

good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

The Road Washes Out in Spring

A Poet’s Memoir of Living Off The Grid

by Baron Wormser

University Press of New England, 2006

hardcover, 200 pages

like new condition

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Milton’s Poems

The Poetical Works of John Milton

reprinted from the best editions with biographical

notice, etc.

works by John Milton

Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, circa 1880’s

gift inscription written on second page

vintage hardcover, 562 pages

gilt-decorated clothbound hardcover

gilt-edged pages - all pages have red-lined border

first few pages are partially loose

shows some wear but good considering age of book

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

Joni Mitchell

The Complete Poems and Lyrics

by Joni Mitchell

Random House of Canada, 1997

First Canadian Edition stated

hardcover, 323 pages

very good condition

our price:   $45.95 plus media mail shipping

Searching for the Spring

Poetic Reflections of Maine

by Ken Nye

Freeport, Maine, 2005

Random House of Canada, 1997

softcover, 97 pages

very good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Robert Frost - In The Clearing

by Robert Frost

Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964

sixth printing

vintage hardcover -  101 pages

no dustjacket

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

Breathe and Be

A Book of Mindfulness Poems

by Kate Coombs

Sounds True, 2017

hardcover -  32 pages

good condition

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

 

Beowulf - A New Verse Translation

by Seamus Heaney

W.W. Norton & Company, 2000

hardcover -  220 pages

good condition

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

Orchards - ASequence of French Poems

by Rainer Maria Rilke

translated by A. Poulin, Jr.

English and French edition

Graywold Press, First Printing stated, 1982

hardcover -  113 pages

interior pages - good condition

some toning along dustjacket spine

$9.95 plus media mail shipping