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Poetry Classics

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Sparknotes: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 15751

ISBN: 1411404327

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Study notes. ; 8.10 X 5 X 1.10 inches; 432 pages View more info

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The Spell of the Yukon and Other Versus.

By: N/A

Price: $15.23

Publisher: New York, Barse and Hopkins: 1907

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 22434

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Mild stain on part of back cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 126 pages View more info

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Kalakuta Republic

By: Abani, Chris

Price: $10.50

Publisher: London, Saqi Books: 2000

Seller ID: 13075

ISBN: 0863563228

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Kalakuta Republic is a powerful collection of poems detailing the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and others at the hands of Nigerias military regime in the late 1980s. Abanis poems are dedicated to those who experienced but did not live through the suffering. In the poems, he describes the characters that people ... View more info

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Sanctificum

By: Abani, Chris

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Ports Town, Washington, Copper Canyon Press: 2010

Seller ID: 13077

ISBN: 1556593163

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Abani . . . Explores place and humor, exile and freedom with poems of experience and imagination . . . [he] enters the wound with a boldness that avoids nothing. Highly recommended.  Library JournalStunning poems.  New HumanistA self-described zealot of optimism,  poet and novelist Chris Abani bravely travels into ... View more info

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Ants on the Melon: A Collection of Poems

By: Adair, Virginia Hamilton

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 6137

ISBN: 0679448810

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Already singled out by The New York Times and the subject of a feature in The New Yorker, Virginia Adair has, after decades of shunning book publication, decided to collect eighty of her best poems in a volume that will surely be hailed... View more info

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The Poetry of Black America: Anthology of the 20th Century

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, HarperTeen: 1973

Seller ID: 6138

ISBN: 0060200898

Condition: Good


Unmarked, except for library stickers on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Library book, not heavily stamped. Well preserved. Review Be Daedalus by Nanina Alba For Malcolm X by Nanina Alba Dream Song by Lewis Alexander Enchantment: Medicine Dance by Lewis Alexander Enchantment: Night by Lewis Alexander Negro Woman by Lewis Alexander N... View more info

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Aeschylus II Four Tragedies

By: Aeschylus & Richard Lattimore & David Grene

Price: $7.41

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1969

Seller ID: 11024

ISBN: 0226307794

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Miled wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. The Grene and Lattimore edition of the Greek tragedies has been among the most widely acclaimed and successful publications of the University of Chicago Press. On the occasion of the Centennial of the University of Chicago and its Press, we take pleasure in reissuing this complete work in a handsome ... View more info

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Aeschylus I Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides (Vol 1)

By: Aeschylus & David Grene & Richmond Lattimore

Price: $7.38

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1969

Seller ID: 11025

ISBN: 0226307786

Condition: Very Good-


1 inch long crease in back cover lower corner. Unmarked. Minor wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary....They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase. ; The Complete Greek Tragedies; 7.20 X 4.30 X 0.70 inches; 170 pages View more info

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The Viking Book of Poetry of the English-Speaking World-Volume Two

By: Aldington, Edited by-Richard

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1958

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15755

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Spine cover page separating on inside front cover. Place ribbon, very mild wear on corners. Good reading copy. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1297 pages View more info

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The Divine Comedy Volume 2: Purgatorio

By: Alighieri, Dante & John D. Sinclair

Price: $9.73

Publisher: Oxford,, Oxford University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 22442

ISBN: 0195004132

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. This splendid verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum provides an entirely fresh experience of Dante's great poem of penance and hope. As Dante ascends the Mount of Purgatory toward the Earthly Paradise and his beloved Beatrice, through "that second kingdom in which the human soul is cleansed of sin, ... View more info

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The Divine Comedy Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante & Allen Mandelbaum

Price: $15.22

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1995

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 24348

ISBN: 0679433139

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. The Divine Comedy, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has... View more info

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THE DIVINE COMEDY Cantica I: Hell

By: Alighieri, Dante (Durante Degli Alighieri) , Sayers, Dorothy (translator)

Price: $18.51

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1957

Seller ID: 11017

Condition: Good


Wear on top and bottom of spine edges; light spots on front cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; Penguin Classics; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 345 pages View more info

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The Other Side: El Otro Lado

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $6.37

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6139

ISBN: 0525939229

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Characterized by respect for the past, delight in the sensory details of the present, and tentative but cherished hope for the future, a collection of poems culminates in the title poem about the poet's return to her native Dominican Re... View more info

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Rowdy Rhymes

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.92

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Pauper Press: 1952

Seller ID: 6242

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except for inscription inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Release Date: not stated, (1952) Peter Pauper Press, not publication date stated, no dust jacket. The verses by Earl H. Emmons are copyright 1939 by the Peter Pauper Press; The Amsterdam Maid and Blue Velvet Band are copyright 1952 by the Peter Pauper Press. The Bal... View more info

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

By: Anonymous & Brian Stone

Price: $7.97

Publisher: New York, Penguin Classics: 1959

Seller ID: 8137

ISBN: 0140440925

Condition: Very Good-


Probably never been read. Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. A New Year's feast at King Arthur's court is interrupted by the appearance of a gigantic Green Knight, resplendent on horseback. He challenges any one of Arthur's men to behead him, provided that if he survives he can return the blow a year later. Sir Gawain accepts the challenge and decapi... View more info

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

By: Anonymous & Brian Stone

Price: $7.55

Publisher: New York, Penguin Classics: 1959

Seller ID: 15769

ISBN: 0140440925

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, probably never been read. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. A New Year’s feast at King Arthur’s court is interrupted by the appearance of a gigantic Green Knight, resplendent on horseback. He challenges any one of Arthur’s men to behead him, provided that if he survives he can return the blow a year later. Sir Gawain accepts the challenge and decapit... View more info

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The Song of Roland

By: Anonymous & Glyn S. Burgess

Price: $6.98

Publisher: New York, Penguin Classics: 1990

Seller ID: 8216

ISBN: 0140445323

Condition: Very Good


Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. On 15 August 778, Charlemagne's army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring tale of war, which was recorded in the oldest extant epic poem in French. The "Song of Roland", written by an unknown poet... View more info

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Aristotle Poetics

By: Aristotle & Samuel H. Butcher

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1951

Seller ID: 15706

ISBN: 0486200426

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. Mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Best translation of one of the most influential books in all history. Greek and English on facing pages, plus Butcher's famed 300-page exposition and interpretation of Aristotle's ideas. Seminal discussions of art and morality, poetic truth, much more; 7.90 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 512 pages View more info

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Coyote's Journal

By: Arnett, Carroll

Price: $6.51

Publisher: Wingbow Pr: 1982

Seller ID: 14837

ISBN: 0914728385

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. It explores the myriad forms in a book of contemporary storytales by over fifty contributors from all corners. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; 156 pages View more info

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The Door

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $21.56

Publisher: US, McClelland & Stewart: 2007

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 132

ISBN: 0771008805

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. A stunning lyrical achievement and Atwood's first collection of new poems in over a decade. The Door is Margaret Atwood's first book of poetry since the award-winning Morning in the Burned House (1995). Its fifty lucid yet urgent poems range in ... View more info