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By: Housman, A. E.

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003837


This slender volume contains the final selection of A. E. Housmann's poems published by his permission, not by his wish. His instructions, allowing them to appear, while committing other material to a less fortunate fate, were "I direct my brother, Laurence Housmann, to destroy all my prose manuscripts in whatever language, and I permit him but do not enjoin him to select from my verse manuscript writing, and to publish, any poems which appear to him to be completed ... View more info

The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry W.

Price: $36.80

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company, Publishers Around 1910:

Seller ID: 003304


In addition to the title poem, many of Longfellow's other poems are included, such as his poems on slavery, a play titled "The Spanish Student, " songs, and poetic aphorisms. 279 pages. The binding is red cloth, embossed on the front, with gold lettering on the spine. The pages are gilded at the top. The binding is very slightly cocked, with very light wear to corners and spine ends. 7 1/2" x 5" wide. View more info

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Tell Me, Tell Me Granite, Steel, and Other Topics; New Poems and Prose

By: Moore, Marianne

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003411


Whether writing of the "Granite and Steel" of the Brooklyn Bridge, or of "metaphysical new mown hay" in her famous apostrophe (in the title poem) to Beatrix Potter's Tailor of Gloucester, Marianne Moore is always, inimitably, the poet of particulars. The range of her curiosity and imaginative attention extends, in this new collection of verse interspersed with prose, from baseball players to ballet dancers, from a polo pony named Blue Bug to a talented cr... View more info

Riley Love Lyrics With Life Pictures

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bowen-Merrill Company: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4355


This is a beautiful volume of poetry, all done on glossy pages and most poems illustrated with a photograph. Forty-five poems are included. If you have never read Riley's poems but enjoy poetry you may be pleasantly surprised. An Indiana native, he is well known for his poetry, and was the author of L'il Orphant Annie (Little Orphan Annie it became) . He has numerous volumes of poetry but this one is especially lovely because of the photographs of mostly people, mostly w... View more info

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Riley Love Lyrics With Life Pictures

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bowen-Merrill Company: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 004355


This is a beautiful volume of poetry, all done on glossy pages and most poems illustrated with a photograph. Forty-five poems are included. If you have never read Riley's poems but enjoy poetry you may be pleasantly surprised. An Indiana native, he is well known for his poetry, and was the author of L'il Orphant Annie (Little Orphan Annie it became) . He has numerous volumes of poetry but this one is especially lovely because of the photographs of mostly people, mostly w... View more info

Hark! A Christmas Sampler - Signed

By: Yolen, Jane; Stemple, Adam (Original Music and Arrangements by)

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003682


SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR - This beautifully-illustrated book is for all ages (a read-aloud for the younger set) . It begins with the origin of this holy day and includes the Jewish celebration of Chanukah. Did you know that Christmas was not proclaimed a legal holiday until 1836? This book is packed with stories, poems, legends and songs with music to play and sing during these holidays. Includes one bible passage, 17 carols, one play, six informational pieces (such as ... View more info