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The Faber Book of 20th Century Verse

By: N/A

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Readers Union Group: 1975

Seller ID: 008931


The Faber Book of Twentieth Century Verse: An Anthology of Verse in Britain 1900-1950 is a poetry anthology edited by John Heath-Stubbs and David Wright, and first published in 1953 by Faber and Faber. A selection in self-conscious contrast to the Faber Book of Modern Verse, it does not attempt to cover American poetry (beyond Eliot and Pound). Sewn-in binding in great order, clean throughout, prev owner has stickytaped a good plastic cover on the book. 347pp View more info

Poems By Jean Ingelow Volume 1 and 2

By: N/A

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co: 1885

Seller ID: 009226


2 vols, sewn-in binding, foredges aged & corners bumped, spine at top of vol1 has a 1/2 cm peice awol. Born at Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the daughter of William Ingelow, a banker. As a girl she contributed verses and tales to magazines under the pseudonym of Orris, but her first (anonymous) volume, A Rhyming Chronicle of Incidents and Feelings, did not appear until her thirtieth year. This was called charming by Tennyson, who declared he should like to know the autho... View more info

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The Bulletin Reciter : The Bulletin Book of Verses and Recitation (Second Series)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The New South Wales Bookstall Company: 1926

Seller ID: 009422


[first published 1901 by The Bulletin Newspaper Company] 208pp, pp darkened with age - authors incl CJ Dennis, V Palmer, Dyson & Harry (Breaker) Morant - some illus by Percy Lindsay. Previous owner name on p1&2 View more info

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The Song of Songs

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, Gramercy: 1993

Seller ID: 010561


8vo. Unpaginated. 10 colour illustrations. Publishers black cloth spine, titled in gilt, on pictorial boards. FINE condition. These poems transcend their theological meaning & radiate the passion & universality of spiritual as well as physical love. Book is pristine order & Flint's illustrations are luminous. View more info

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The Language of Love

By: Allardice, Pamela (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1991

Seller ID: 008945


The book holds 68 illustrations in colour and in black and white, bibliography as well as endnotes. It covers 300 years & is a fascinating insight into the lives and loves of past and contemporary Australians. 162pp View more info

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Andrew Taylor Selected Poems 1960 1985

By: Andrew Taylor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1988

Seller ID: 010020


205 clean white well-bound pp View more info

LONG WATER; Aboriginal Art and Literature 1988

By: Beier Ulli and Johnson Colin Edited By

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Aboriginal Artists Agency: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002611


Art, poetry and song by Aboriginal arts including a selection of poetry by Billy Marshall-Stoneking, Wandering girl: a life story by Glynnis Ward and a profile of Jimmy Pike by Ulli Beier as well as many b/w plates. A book of both artistic and historical merit. three pages with highlight and study notations. View more info

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100 New Zealand Poems

By: Bill Manhire (ed)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Auckland, Godwit: 1994

Seller ID: 010085


Just a slight bump to upper right corner o/wise it's a beaut - unpaginated but say 150 with notes at end. 100 New Zealand Poems is a journey through the hearts and histories and landscapes of New Zealand - from the country's earliest poems to work by new poets of the 1990s.100 New Zealand Poems is an ideal source book for students of New Zealand literature of all ages but will also be a delightful read for anyone with more than a passing interest in poetry. The poems hav... View more info

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The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History

By: Bobbitt, Philip

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010175


approx 1.5kg packed for post, 922 clean white well bound pp, minor wear to corners & leading edge of dj, This ambitious book sets out to reinterpret the history of the twentieth century as a long war in which conditions of outright military confrontation or of frantic "cold" competition lasted from the outbreak of the first world war until the collapseof the Soviet Union. He goes on to argue that this long experience of war has brought about a fundamental change ... View more info

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A Pocket Poet , Browning

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: UK, Grange Books: 1992

Seller ID: 008919


Patricia Machin not only illustrated but compiled this little collection of Browning's gems. Owner name 1st page, 47 clean well-bound pp. View more info

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Bruce Beaver Selected Poems 1960 19905

By: Bruce Beaver

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1988

Seller ID: 010021


276 clean white well-bound pp View more info

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON and Other Poems

By: Campbell David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Australia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007856


A wonderful collection from one of Australia's finest lyric poets. View more info

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The Singing Garden

By: Dennis, Clarence Michael James Stanislaus (CJ)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1935

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 012675


188pp, less than 500g to post. An initial group of 5 or so pages sit proud of the text block by a mm or 2 (& from the looks of it have done so for many years - maybe they were loose & re-glued many moons ago or maybe that's just the way they've always been??). The collection contains material that was originally published in the Melbourne Herald - with the exception of the prose pieces "The Way of the Vandal", "Recuperation" and "The Quiet Hour"... View more info

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The Singing Garden

By: Dennis, Clarence Michael James Stanislaus (CJ)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1935

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 012723


188pp, less than 500g to post. Initial half dozen pp have some foxing, rest is jolly good order. Gift inscription on the endpaper > To FLA from FMG 1936 < . The collection contains material that was originally published in the Melbourne Herald - with the exception of the prose pieces "The Way of the Vandal", "Recuperation" and "The Quiet Hour" which were published in this volume for the first time. This short bit of info from drbnb web >> Dennisâ€... View more info

In the Company of Rilke: Why a 20th-Century Visionary Poet Speaks So Eloquently to 21st-Century Readers

By: Dowrick, Stephanie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 2006

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 010336


In the Company of Rilke is a rare book about a rare poet. Rainer Maria Rilke was a giant of twentieth-century writing who remains a visionary voice for our own time, captivating readers not only with his brilliance but also his fearlessness about the "deepest things." Speaking through his own contradictions and ambivalences, he gives readers a profound understanding of the complex beauty of human existence. review >>> I have not had much experience of poetry, but... View more info

Open the Door

By: Fisher, Margery (collated)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Brockhampton Press: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008322


Red cloth in pictorial dustwrapper which has a lovely colourful design by Ardizzone. This book offers a selection of short stories with various illustrators. They include stories by Margery Williams Bianco, Andrew Lang, Laura Ingels Wilder, Alison Uttley, Eleanor Farjeon and many others. Artists include Bawden, Ardizzone, Mary Shepard and others. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely collection of stories, featuring many well loved characters of childrenâ... View more info

HELLO

By: Foley J. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Algonquin Publishing Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006466


Good condition. No inscription. Small gift from the 1920s, containing a number of small poems pertaining to greetings and the word "Hello!". Colour illustrations. View more info

Love and Like

By: Gold Herbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000399


A collection of stories concerned with love - romantic, erotic, conjugal, parental and filial love. A clean copy with foxing to d/j inside and page margins. Book now covered with protective wrap. View more info

The Collins Book of Australian Poetry

By: Hall, Rodney (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Aust, Collins Fontana: 1984

Seller ID: 010972


Born in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, Hall came to Australia as a child after World War II and studied at the University of Queensland. In the 1960s Hall began working as a freelance writer, and a book and film reviewer. He also worked as an actor, and was often engaged by the Australian Broadcasting Commission in Brisbane. Between 1967 and 1978 he was the Poetry Editor of The Australian. 700g & 458 crisply presented pp, this is a most interesting anthology of Austral... View more info

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The Folly of Spring A Study of John Shaw Neilsen's Poetry

By: Hanna, Cliff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, UQP: 1990

Seller ID: 009222


A chronological approach using all the available manuscripts & examines Neilsen's shift from rigid Presbyterianism to pagan (mythology) 206 clean well bound pp. View more info