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61 (Frost, Robert). Morrison, Kathleen ROBERT FROST: A Pictorial Chronicle
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1974). 0030126010 / 9780030126017 First edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. A whisper of rubbing to the shelf edges, else fine, in gilt-lettered milk chocolate cloth shelfback over beige boards; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock. 
A combination of memories and images assembled by Morrison, a close associate of Robert Frost from 1938 until the poet's death in 1963. With 78 black-and-white photographs, many of them never or rarely seen before. 133 pages, plus colophon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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62 (Frost, Robert). Munson, Gorham B. ROBERT FROST: A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1927). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to preliminaries, stylish bookplate to pastedown, mild fading to spine, a few dots of stain to spine; thus near fine; in blue binding with black stamping; lacking dust jacket. 
Short early biographical study of the notable American poet. Appendices-- A: Selected British Opinion on Robert Frost; B: Bibliography; and C: Robert Frost on Education. 135 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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63 (Frost, Robert). Thornton, Richard, edited by RECOGNITION OF ROBERT FROST: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1937). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in olive-green cloth with gilt spine titles; in a good only dust jacket: worn, soiled, age-darkened, with chipping to the upper front panel, separation at the spine folds. 
Tribute to the poet, with pieces gathered from as early as 1894, and with contributions by Mark Van Doren, W.D. Howells, Auden, C. Day Lewis, Edwin Muir, Lewisohn, Kreymborg, Morley, and many others, including a first book appearance by Ezra Pound. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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64 (Fry, Christopher). Leeming, Glenda CHRISTOPHER FRY
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1990). 0805769986 / 9780805769982 First edition, first printing. Twayne's English Authors Series #479. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A penetrating reconsideration of Fry as a significant figure in the poetic drama movement; full discussion of all Fry's plays, relating each to the writer's life and evaluating his use of poetry, humor, religious ideas, and imagery. 179 pages, indexed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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65 (Hay, George Campbell). Hay, Deorsa Caimbeul O NA CEITHIR AIRDEAN
Edinburgh/London: Oliver and Boyd, (1952). First edition. In Gaelic with English translations by the author; 71 pages. Hardcover. Tiny dots of pale foxing to page edges, else fine in green cloth lettered in blue-black to the spine; in a lightly soiled and mildly edgeworn printed dust jacket. 
"He must be rated the best poet in Gaelic since the death of Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair two centuries ago." Fifty poems of varying length and a number of short epigrammatic verse stanzas; included are Gaelic translations of seven Petrach sonnets. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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66 (Hecht, Anthony). Lea, Sydney, editor. THE BURDENS OF FORMALITY: Essays on the Poetry of Anthony Hecht
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, (1989). 0820310913 / 9780820310916 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 212 pages; bibliography. 
Written mostly by other poets, in styles ranging from the informal to the scholarly, these essays explore Hecht's images and poetic devices, his debts to other poets, and his place in the study of modern poetry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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67 (Hopkins, Gerard Manley). Hunter, Jim GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS
London: Evans Brothers Limited, (1972). 023744688X / 9780237446888 Second reprint, so stated on copyright page. In the Literature in Perspective series. Hardcover. Penned name and address to pastedown, foxing to upper page edges, thus very good, in gray cloth with gilt spine stamping; in an age-darkened, near fine dust jacket. 160 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
Analyzes in detail nearly every major poem Hopkins wrote; chapters are devoted to the poet's experiments in style and diction; to his versification; to his use of words and word-order; to his selection of imagery. Biographical introduction. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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68 (Hovey, Richard). Macdonald, Allan Houston RICHARD HOVEY: Man & Craftsman
[Durham, North Carolina]: Duke University Press, 1957. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower corner tip lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in green cloth with gilt spine titles; in a lightly shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears. 265 pages; works consulted, and an index. Photographic frontispiece. 
Full-length portrait of Richard Hovey (1864-1900), the gifted American lyricist, poet, journalist, and one of the first American disciples and translators of Maeterlinck. Contains an excellent bibliography of Hovey's works, compiled by Edward C. Lathem. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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69 (Jarrell, Randall). Jarrell, Mary, editor RANDALL JARRELL'S LETTERS: An Autobiographical and Literary Selection
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. 0395344050 / 9780395344057 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A collection of correspondences representing thirty years in the life of the noted poet, critic and novelist including letters to John Berryman, Robert Frost and other writers, as well as friends and family. Chosen by his second wife and Stuart Wright. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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70 (Keats, John). Marquess, William Henry LIVES OF THE POET: The First Century of Keats Biography
University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1985). 0271003901 / 9780271003900 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth stamped in white to the spine; in a pictorial dust jacket. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Focused on Keats, this study of the development of the literary biography in the 19th and early 20th centuries demonstrates the importance and influence of biography as a form. An earlier version was awarded the Howard Mumford Jones Prize at Harvard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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71 (Kinnell, Galway). Calhoun, Richard J. GALWAY KINNELL
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805739556 / 9780805739558 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A study of the work and life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author, placing him in the tradition of Theodore Roethke and Robert Lowell. 142 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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72 (Levertov, Denise). Wagner-Martin, Linda CRITICAL ESSAYS ON DENISE LEVERTOV
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co., (1990). 0816188998 / 9780816188994 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of rubbing and a whisper of soiling, else a fine copy in blue shelfback over beige cloth covers; no dust jacket, as issued. 281 pages, including index. 
At the time of its release, this volume was the most comprehensive collection of essays every published on this important contemporary American poet. With two original essays (by Jerome Mazzaro and Wager-Martin); introduction by Wagner-Martin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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73 (Livesay, Dorothy). Thompson, Lee Briscoe DOROTHY LIVESAY
Boston, Massachusetts: Twayne Publishers, (1987) First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
The first published study of the Canadian author's life and works, addressing her early lyric poetry, her socially commited writings, and her prose. Cloth. 177 pages with a bibliography, chronology and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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74 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Compiled and published by Walter John Coates HARVEST: A Sheaf of Poems from Driftwind
North Montpelier, Vermont: The Driftwind Press, 1933. First edition, first printing. One of 150 (of 225) copies printed in limp covers. Hardcover. Trace of soiling to the covers, else near fine in harvest gold textured self-wraps with a black embossed pumpkin patch illustration, titles, decoration and rules to the front cover. Small octavo. 57 pages. 
This anthology selects poems that appeared in various issues of "Driftwind" from April, 1926 to May, 1933. Collects H.P. Lovecraft's short poem "The Canal." Attractively printed from hand-set type and printed on fine quality grey paper. Quite scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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75 (Lowell, Robert; Tate, Allen). Doreski, William THE YEARS OF OUR FRIENDSHIP: Robert Lowell & Allen Tate
Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1990. 0878054294 / 9780878054299 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
An enlightening study of the difficult friendship between two major modern poets. The material is drawn from previously published and unpublished correspondence. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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76 (Macleish, Archibald). Donaldson, Scott ARCHIBALD MACLEISH: An American Life
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. 0395493269 / 9780395493267 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Massive, generously illustrated life of the extraordinary and much-honored American poet and public servant, author of the groundbreaking verse drama, J.B. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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77 (Meredith, George). Collie, Michael GEORGE MEREDITH: a Bibliography
(Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1974). 0802021069 / 9780802021069 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very mildly age-toned dust jacket. 290 pp, including appendices, index. 
Comprehensive bibliography of the major 19th Century novelist and poet, author of THE EGOIST and THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL. Meticulous descriptions mark the five detailed sections: Novels, Other Prose, Poems, Collected Editions, and Translations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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78 (Merwin, W.S.) Persius THE SATIRES OF PERSIUS
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1961. First edition, first printing. With a lengthy introduction and notes by William S. Anderson. Hardcover. Upper corner tips very very lightly bruised, else fine, in dusky rose cloth with white spine lettering; in a faintly age-toned, mildly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket. 
Translation by the American poet of the Roman poet's revolutionary and influential verses. "Persius strikes the highest note that Roman satire reached...he seems a forerunner of the great Christian Apologists."--Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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79 (Milton, John). Huckabay, Calvin, compiled by JOHN MILTON, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT 1929-1957
New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1967. Reprint. Duquesne Studies Philological Series #1. Hardcover. A few faint minor stains to the lower page edges, else near fine in sturdy blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 211 pages and an index of authors. 
A Milton bibliography designed to be used in conjunction with David H. Stevens' REFERENCE GUIDE TO MILTON, a bibliography that covered 1800 to 1928. The listings include sections for editions of his major works, and criticisms of those writings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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80 (Milton, John). Kurth, Burton O. MILTON AND CHRISTIAN HEROISM: Biblical Epic Themes and Forms in Seventeenth-Century England
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959. First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine, with minor corner creases to rear cover; in printed, perfectbound wraps. 
152 pages, including appendices, bibliography, index. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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