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My Black Me, A Beginning Book of Black Poetry

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 12514

ISBN: 0525354603

Condition: Very Good++


Two small digits on fep, otherwise unmarked, clean and firmly bound. A compilation of poems reflecting thoughts on being black by such authors as Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Imamu Amiri Baraka. View more info

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OUTside INside Poems

By: Adoff, Arnold; Steptoe, John (illustrator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1981

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12744

ISBN: 0688419429

Condition: Very Good++


This copy is 'as new' a with commerative bookplate on the ffep. The bookplate was designed for the Young Author's conference 1985 and bears the printed signature of Arnold Adolff. Previous owner's name in small letters, also on the ffep. B&W illustrations throughout. The poems reflect a child's thoughts inside and outside, describing what he sees and feels. View more info

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Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1983

Seller ID: 12282

ISBN: 0394521447

Condition: Fine


44 pages, an early printing in mint condition. Author photo on back of jacket. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering. View more info

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Point Lace and Diamonds

By: Baker, George A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1891

Seller ID: 003936

Condition: Very Good


Pages clean, former owner's name neatly on ffep is the only marking.. Title page in red and black. This volume is approximately 4" x 6", Spine is leather that extends 1" onto front and back boards, which have elaborate gold stamping. Gold lettering on spine is slightly faded but still quite readable. Boards have a floral pattern, top edge gilt, light wear along side edge. A very pretty book. View more info

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I'm in Charge of Celebrations

By: Baylor, Byrd; Parnall, Peter (illustrator)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1986

Seller ID: 13252

ISBN: 0684185792

Condition: New


Remainder mark on bootom edge. The acclaimed team of Baylor and Parnall presents a radiant prose-poem about a girl who shares her love of desert life as she tells of treasured experiences such as dancing in the wind on Dust Devil Day and sleeping outside during the Time of the Falling Stars. View more info

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I'm in Charge of Celebrations

By: Baylor, Byrd; Parnall, Peter (illustrator)

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Aladdin Paperbacks: 1995

Seller ID: 6554

ISBN: 0689806205

Condition: New


The acclaimed team of Baylor and Parnall presents a radiant prose-poem about a girl who shares her love of desert life as she tells of treasured experiences such as dancing in the wind on Dust Devil Day and sleeping outside during the Time of the Falling Stars. View more info

John Brown's Body: A Poem

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1948

Seller ID: 10981

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, 14 full-page color illustrations from painting by John Stuart Curry. Unmarked and crisp. Bound in blue cloth with title block on the front and on the spine with gold lettering. Top edge stained ble. Soldi blue slipcase is faded on the top and along the open edges. Sandglas 5M laid in. View more info

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Poetical Works, Volume 1

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Company: 1885

Seller ID: 006369

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1885. Very Good +/No Jacket Issued. 4 3/4" x 6 1/2", volume 1 of a 5 volume set. B&W fronti portrait with tissue guard. All edges gilt, blue ribbon marker, 3/4 blue leather with blue marbled boards and endpapers. Gold decoration and lettering on the spine, 5 raised bands. A very pretty book. View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett; Pagany, Willy (illustator

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1945

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 11360

Condition: Very Good


86 pages, includes notes, 8 tipped-in color plates plus numberous b&w plates.. Index of first line. gift inscription. Bound in a marroon clothth gold lettering on the spine and front, along with a picture on the front. Spine is sunned, top edged stained to match the binding.. View more info

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Works of Robert Browning, 11 Volumes of a 12 Volume set

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $115.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 11966

Condition: Very Good +


11 attractive volumes, each 4 1/4" x 6 1/8". From the author's revised text, edited with introductions and notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. Each volume contains a b&w frontis (All different) with a printed tissue guard. decorated title pages. Unmarked with firm bindings. Bound in deep burgundy with elaborate gold decoration on the fronts and spines. Top edges gilt, ContainsThe Agamemnon of Aeschylus, La Saisiaz, Dramatic Idyls, JocoseriaBalaustion's Adventure, Aristophanes Apology, Red Cotton Night-Cap country, The Inn Album, The Two Poets of Croisic, Men and Women,... View more info

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Poems & Plays of Robert Browning 1833-1844, Volume 1

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P, Dutton & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 005261

Condition: Very Good


New York: E. P, Dutton & Co., 1911. Very Good/No Jacket. Everyman's Library. clean, unmarked copy, green binding with gold decoration and lettering on the spine, beautifully decorated endpapers. Edited by Ernest Rhys. View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning, Volume Two; Poetry and Drama: 1844-1864

By: Browning, Robert; Rhys, Ernest (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1909

Seller ID: 12379

Condition: Very Good


Everyman's Library, 645 pages, bookplate on first blank enpaper, crack at the gutter at the half title page. Decorated endpapers, green binding with elaborate gold lettering and decoration on the spine. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with All the Correspondence and Notes By Allan Cunningham

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 9210

Condition: Very Good


Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1885. Very Good. 584 pages, illustrated with b&w engravings, black and white frontis with tissue guard. Floral endpapers, all edges gilt, binding is firm. Padded alligator binding is tan with gold lettering on the front and spine. The spine has sunned. The only marking within is on the title page, which has a stamp that indicates that the Union Publishing House in Chicago is looking for agents. (possibly a salesman's sample). View more info

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The Flame Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2018

Seller ID: 13274

ISBN: 0374156069

Condition: New


A collection of lyrics, poems, notebook sketches, and self-portraits maps the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's singular creative journey through the weeks just prior to his death. View more info

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Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems

By: Collins, Billy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: 004983

ISBN: 0375503803

Condition: Very good +


First Printing. Fine. Advance Reader's Copy with separate letter from Random House to accompany it, (besides the printed letter on the first page). Crease at top corner.. View more info

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The Borough: A Poem in Twenty-Four Letters (2 Volumes)

By: Crabbe, the Rev. George

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, J. Hatchard: 1810

Seller ID: 9203

Condition: Very Good++


London: J. Hatchard, 1810. Very Good++. Beautifully bound in full leather with double gilt fillet borders, spines have gilt decoration with black title blocks and author blocks. Gilt decorative roll on turn-ins, ribbon markers, marbled endpapers, stained tops and side edges. Firmly bound, the paper is bright and a pleasure to touch. Half title page is present, advertisement in the back for other books lists 48 titles. View more info

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Outdoors and Us

By: Davies, Mary Carolyn; Caldwell, Louise Helene (illustrator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1922

Seller ID: 003957

Condition: Very Good


70 pages of poems, b&w illustrations throughout, 2 color plates. Endpapers illustrated with silhouettes. Bookplate and gift inscription inside front cover, no other markings. Bottom 2" of front hinge cracked. Light wear at cover extremities. View more info

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Rimes de la Mere Oie (Mother goose Rhymes Rendered into French)

By: de Kay, Ormonde Jr; Chwast, Seymour (illustrator); Glaser, Milton (illustrator); Zaid, Barry (illustrator).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & company: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 13253

Condition: Very good


Stated first Edition. 7 1/4" x 13 3/4", illustrated in full color and b&w, illustrated endpapers, appendix with English translations and translator's notes. Gift inscription on ffep, otherwise interior os unmarked with bright pages. Decorated endpapers. Bound in tan cloth with smal fleur de lis pattern . Binding cloth is foxed at the top. gold lettering on spine. View more info

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Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes

By: de la mare, Walter; Robinson, W. Heath (illustrtor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company:

Seller ID: 11785

Condition: Very Good +


178 pages, a neat gift inscription inside the front cover is the only marking. Color frontis with tissue guard, b&w illustrations throughout. Bbound in green cloth with gold lettering and picture on the front. Spine lettering has faded. Corners are sharp, slight wear at spine ends. No date, circa 1930. View more info

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Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child's Book of Poems

By: De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Inc.: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 12519

ISBN: 0590406450

Condition: Very Good++


142 pages, iluustrated throughout in full-color by 9 Caldecott Medal artists. Index of poems in the back plus brief biographies of the illustrators.Former owner's name on ffep and very slight nick to the jacket on back corner. View more info