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NO AUTHOR_ARTIST TITLE PUBLISHER PRICE COND DESCRIPTION
2148 Henry, Eileen Cameron
"Comfort Me with Apples" A Collection of Poems St. Francis Xavier University Press Antigonish, Nova Sco 1965 $14.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Card Cover Covers a bit creased. Two small staple holes on front cover. Introduction by John A. MacPherson.
4783 An Acadian Sheaf Selections from Current Nova Scotian Poetry 1934 Canadian Author's Association Nova Scotia Branch Halifax 1934 $9.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Paper Paper is chipped at top and bottom of backstrip. Clean copy.
1267 Glenn, Lorri Neilsen
All the Perfect Disguises Broken Jaw Press Fredericton, N.B. 2003 $8.00 Fine, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Book of poetry signed on title page by author. Very clean new condition.
4739 Wright, R. Walter
Among the Immortals Songs and Sonnets from the Hebrew William Briggs Toronto 1906 $25.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers with gold lettering are bright and clean. Front endpaper is inscribed to previous owner by the author. A very clean nice copy.
3339 Major, Kevin
Blackwood, David
Ann and Seamus Douglas & McIntyre Toronto 2003 $10.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: Very Good, Hard Cover Book is clean inside and out. Story set in Newfoundland told in poetry form.
1317 Bowlin, William R. ( Compiler)
A Book of Fireside Poems Albert Whitman & Co. Chicago 1937 $8.00 Fine, Dustjacket: Good, Hard Cover Dustjacket has small rips and chips and discolouration. Blue covers with orange lettering. Small amount of edgewear on top and bottom of backstrip. Ex libris sticker on first free endpaper. Inside of book is very clean and tight.
2422 Marshall, William E.
Brookfield and Other Verses John Lovell & Son, Limited Montreal 1919 $45.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Author was know as the poet of Lahave and is a native of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Grey paper covered boards with off white backstrip. Covers are a bit soiled, scuffed. Edges are starting to wear. Some foxing, mostly on page edges and endpapers. Inscription by author to previous owners on first free endpaper. Inside clean. Includes some old newspaper clipping about the author.
1021 Aucoin, Denise
Cape Breton Christ Breton Books Wreck Cove, Cape Bre 2002 $12.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover A story told through poetry. A few doggeared pages. Otherwise clean condition. Inscription to previous owner opposite title page.
1209 Choyce, Leslie (Edited by)
The Cape Breton Collection Pottersfield Press Porter's Lake, Nova 1984 $9.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Covers are creased, interior is clean and unmarked. Fiction and Poetry by: Jeremy Akerman, Russell Buker, Silver Donald Cameron, Sheldon Currie, Don Domanski, Clive Doucet, Donna Doyle, Rita Joe, John E.C. MacDonald, Hugh MacLennan, Alistair MacLeod, R.J. MacSween, Farley Mowat, Ellison Robertson and Ray Smith.
4782 Marquis, Thomas Guthrie
The Cathedral and Other Poems The Musson Book Company, Ltd. Toronto 1936 $9.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Cover is faded on spine and back. Inside is very clean and tight.
554 The International Library of Poetry (compiler)
A Celebration of Poets Showcase Edition The International Library of Poetry 1998 $11.00 Fine, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Signed by one of the poets, Liz Hodges to her Granny. Includes Copy of a letter and certificate presented to Ms. Hodges with the Editor's Choice Award. Besides the top corners of the boards, which are slightly bumped, the book is in great shape.
4830 Kirkconnell, Watson
Centennial Tales and Selected Poems University of Toronto Press Toronto 1965 $22.00 Good, Dustjacket: Fair, Hard Cover Dustjacket is soiled, creased and has some small rips. Previous owner's name on endpapers. Author signed title page. Inside is fairly clean.
1928 Matheson, D. M.
Chebucto and Other Poems Privately Printed Halifax 1919 $12.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Red cloth covers with black lettering. Some rubbing on covers. One pen mark on cover. First endpapers are missing. Several poems relating to Nova Scotia.
2349 Choyce, Lesley (editor)
Chezzetcook an Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Fiction from Atlantic Canada Wooden Anchor Press Purcell's Cove, NS. $10.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Card Cover Blue covers with black lettering. Clean nice copy.
2760 Hart, John S.
Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and American Poets from Chaucer to Present Day. E.H. Butler & Co Philadelphia 1858 $18.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Covers are scuffed and a bit soiled. Corners are rubbed to boards. Edges rubbed in some spots to boards. Top and bottom of leather backstrip is chipped and edges are rubbed. Foxing throughout. Endpapers heavily foxed. Otherwise clean. Hinges holding.
1817 Choyce, Lesley
Coastline of Forgetting Pottersfield Press East Lawerence Town, 1995 $11.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Signed by author on half title. Corners slightly bumped, otherwise a clean tight copy.
112 Donnelly, Eleanor C.
Conversion of St. Augustine and Other Poems Church of St. Monica Atlantic City, N.J. 1887 $40.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Covers worn and lightly soiled, top/bottom of backstrip frayed. Hinges cracked at inside back and front covers. Previous owner's name and inscription on fron end papers. Some foxing and darkening of the pages. All text is attached and without any markings.
2391 Parker, S.M.
Dying Embers Truro Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd Truro, Nova Scotia 1965 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, The author was locally known as the blind poet of Truro. Card covers with stapled binding. Some creases and scuffs on covers. Inscription to previous owner on inside front cover. Some staining on last few pages. Not a bad copy.
2919 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Evangeline and the Evangeline Country Collins $11.00 Fair, Dustjacket: Poor, Hard Cover Subtitled:"With a descriptive and historical introduction by Joan Huntley...Souvenir edition with 16 monochrome illustrations and 2 specialty drawn tourist maps by C.W. Jefferys" Several rips on dustjacket. ook may have been damp at one time. Book covers are mottled. Colour transfer from cloth to dustjacket has occured. Inside clean.
1173 Jones, Llewellyn
First Impressions Essays on Poetry, Criticism, and Prosody Alfred A. Knopf New York 1925 $9.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Decorative Cloth Black covers with green decoration and gilt lettering. Backstrip somewhat faded. Covers fairly clean and bright. Some foxing, especially on page edges and endpapers. Some pencil marks on text. Otherwise clean. Hinges ok.
1821 Adams, Estelle Davenport (selected and Arranged by)
Flower and Leaf Suttaby and Co., Amen Corner 1884 $11.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Brown covers with gilt and black decoration. Corners and edges are rubbed and scuffed. Small stain on front. Inscription to previous owner on first front endpaper. Gilt page edges. Hinges are starting to crack. Slight musty smell.
4258 Rogers, Jennie
Food for Thought A Combination of Poems and Recipes Lancelot Pr Ltd Hantsport, N.S. 1990 $12.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Author signed title page. A very nice clean book.
1562 Zinck, Russell
Happy Byways Privately Printed $20.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Paper Covers Orange covers with black lettering. Small and thin, bound with staples. Author was born in Blandford, Nova Scotia and was a veteran of both WWI & WWII. His poetry was published in several newspapers around the Atlantic Provinces. Not sure of publication date, probably 1960's or 1970's.
1765 Erskine, Payne
Iona A Lay of Ancient Greece Cupples & Hurd Boston 1888 $20.00 Fair, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Maroon covers are mottled due to possible dampness. Cover edges are bevelled. Hinges starting to split. Interior is unmarked. Epic poem.
1864 Graham, Allan (Editor)
Island Prose and Poetry: An Anthology PEI 1973 Centennial Commission Charlottetown, PEI 1973 $11.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback " ... Collected by the Prince Edward Island 1973 Centennial Commission Literary Committee" Some minor scuffs and creasing on covers. Interior is clean and unmarked.
4388 Holland, J. G.
Kathrina: Her Life and Mine in a Poem Charles Scribner and Company New York 1867 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers are decorated in gilt. Page edges are gilt. Binding cracked at dedication page making the binding a bit loose.
3646 Moore, Thomas
Lalla Rookh M.A. Donohue & Co. Chicago $25.00 Fair, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Covers are scuffed. Corner and edges are rubbed to boards. Residue from former price sticker on front cover. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Inside is clean.
3508 Watt, Frederick B.
Landfall The MacMillan Company Toronto 1946 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: Fair, Hard Cover Green covers are clean and bright. Dustjacket is very torn and chipped and is now protected with mylar covering. Front endpaper is yellowed. Full of poetry honering the Canadian Naval Forces.
4094 Bryant, William Cullan (Introduction)
A Library of Poetry and Song Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets J.B. Ford and Company New York 1874 $25.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Decorative covers with gilt decoration. Corners are rubbed to boards. Top and bottom of backstrip are rubbed and have small tears. Hinges are holding. A very large heavy volume.
2905 Markham, Edwin
Lincoln and Other Poems McClure, Phillips & Co. New York 1901 $10.00 Fair, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Covers are soiled and spotted with paint. Front hinge repaired with tape. Some soiling inside.
4597 Liederman, Earle
Maelstrom Self Published 1930 $40.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover A collection pf poetry from former 1920's-1930's bodybuilder turned poet. Inscribed on front endpaper "Best of wishes from Earle Liederman (The Wandering Poet of Radioland)" Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Covers are scuffed and a bit soiled. A very scarce book.
1340 MacPhee, Roselind
Maggie The Coach House Press Toronto 1979 $8.00 Fine, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Small book with paper coverings over covers. Some edge wear. Stamp from Canadian council on half- title. Otherwise nice copy.
2357 Margeson, Shirley
Marsh Winds Self Published 1995 $10.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Card Cover Covers fairly clean. Inside clean and tight. Nice copy.
522 Arnold, Matthew
Matthew Arnold's Poetical Works MacMillan and Co., Limited London 1890 First Edition $100.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Cloth Green cloth with gilt lettering on backstrip. Corners of boards bumped and rubbed to boards. Half inch tear to cloth along edge of backstrip. Top and bottom of backstrip starting to fray. Some foxing, particularly on inside front and back covers. Tissue guard intact. Inside fairly clean and tight.
2185 Mosher, Lillian Maud
Memories of a Fisherman's Wife A Tribute to Lunenburg Privately Printed 1989 $11.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Card Cover Small spot on front cover is the only blemish. Inside clean and tight. Photos of Lunenburg area. Poetry and anecdotes by the author.
2795 More Borrowings A Collection of Helpful and Beautiful Thoughts Dodge Publishing Company New York 1893 $9.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers are discloured from age. Backstrip very discoloured. Top and bottom of backstrip are frayed. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Pages have decorative boarder around poetry.
1847 MacNeil, John J.
Musings : A Book of Poetry John J. MacNeil St. Peters, Nova Sco 1996 $10.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Author was born in Glace Bay and grew up in Whitney Pier. Very clean copy, inside and out.
886 Eliot, George
O May I Join the Choir Invisible and Other Favorite Poems Lothrop Publishing Company $14.00 Fair, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Decorative covers with floral motif. Cover edges are rubbed to boards. Pages yellowed. Backstrip is ripped and frayed, but well attached. Front and inner hinge cracked to webbing. Some illustrations. Inscription to previous owner on first free endpaper.
1886 Bell, John (editor)
Ottawa: A Literary Portrait Pottersfield Press East Lawerence Town, 2002 $9.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Book is very clean and tight. Corners are bumped a bit.
164 Prince, Sadie O.
Poems William Briggs Toronto 1890 $40.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Blue pictoral cover shows signs of wear and is fading a little. Starting to wear on corners, edges and backstrip. Pages 41-56 are detached. Binding is loosening. Previous owners name in pencil on front end papers. Some foxing and soiling due to age.
528 Lecky, William Edward Hartpole
Poems D. Appleton and Company New York 1891 $35.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Half-Leather Ex-Library White covers are soiled and moderately worn. Library sticker on spine. Deckel edges, gilt top edge. Library stamps and sticker on title page and at the back. Hinges OK, book block is tight and pages are clean.
2914 Burns, Robert
Poems Hurst & Company New York $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Decorative cover with paste down illustration. Dye on cloth is chipping. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. No publication date given, probably early 20th century. Inside clean and fairly tight.
2765 Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Poems New and Revised Edition Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1884 $15.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Blue covers are clean. Top of backstrip is frayed. Top of page edges are gilt. Front hinge cracking. Previous owner's name written behind fronticepiece. Inside very clean.
810 Roberts, Charles G.D.
Poems New Complete Edition L.C. Page & Company Boston 1907 $50.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Inscription by author in 1938. Gilt at top edge of pages, and on lettering on cover and backstrip. Slight bit of water staining on top edge of book. Top corner of pages have minimal folds. Pasted- on ex libris from previous owner. Some colour transfer from covers on to endpapers.
1131 Kingsley, Charles
Poems of Charles Kingsley Containing The Saint's Tragedy Andromeda, and Other Poems 1848-1870 Oxford University Press London 1913 $10.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Blue covers with gilt design and lettering are only lightly worn with very little soiling. Small dampstain on outer edge. Hinges OK. Previous owner's name on first front end paper. Interior is clean and unmarked.
551 Arnold, Edwin
The Poems of Edwin Arnold Hurst & Company New York $12.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Decorative Cloth Orange covers are bright, but backstrip is discoloured. Board edges are bevelled. Pictorial cover is bright and clear. Page edges are gilt. There is a small rip on last few pages. Hinge starting to crack at front and in middle but, the rest of the book is tight. A very nice copy. No date, circa 1900. Muslim and Indian poetry.
1179 Whittier, John Greenleaf
Poems Volumes I & II Henry Altemus Philadelphia $9.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Decorative Cloth Two volume set. Covers are navy with gilt flowered decorations, with gilt wearing mostly on volume II. Boards rubbed at extremities. Both backstrips faded. Gilt top page edges. Hinges starting to crack. Dampstaining on corner of first few pages of volume II. Insides fairly clean.
932 Tennyson, Alfred Poet Laureate
The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Complete Edition Illustrated The American News Company New York $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Decorative Cloth Inscription to previous owner dated 1884. Blue covers decorated with black flowered motif. Some gilt lettering on backstrip. Adeline is pictured on frontispiece. Tissue intact. Centre hinge cracked. Page edges discoloured. Rubbing on board corners and on backstrip ends. Rubbing is down to boards in some areas. Cloth is frayed at top of back cover.
1303 Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
The Poetical Works of Date Gabriel Rossetti In Two Volumes Vol. II Little, Brown and Company Boston 1902 $8.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Faded blue covers with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on backstrip. Top page edge is gilt. Backstrip faded. Corners bumped. One corner is rubbed and frayed to board. Inside very clean. Printed on heavy stock. Inside back cover has four small yellow marks. Hinges ok.
937 Dryden, John & Christie, W.D. ( Editor )
The Poetical Works of John Dryden Edited with a Memoir, Revised Text and Notes MacMillan and Co. London 1886 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Dark green covers blindstamped. Gilt lettering on backstrip. Some discolouring on endpapers. Boards are rubbed at extremities. Otherwise clean and tight.
3176 Whittier, John Greenleaf
The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Complete Edition Fields, Osgood, & Co Boston 1870 $14.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers are clean and only lightly scuffed. Gilt lettering on cover and backstrip. Diamond edition. Front cover may have been reglued at hinge, repair is nicely done. Clean inside.
2707 Liffiton, Larry; McAllister, John (compiled and Edited by)
Poetry Alive Reflections Copp Clark Pitman Ltd. Toronto, Ontario, Ca 1993 $32.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Covers are a bit curled and creased, interior is clean and unmarked.
4446 Browning, Robert
Pomegranates from an English Garden A Selection of Poems Chautauqua Press New York 1885 $8.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Covers are clean. Previous owner's name on first endpaper. Some foxing on page edges. Otherwise clean.
2023 Miles, Alfred H. (editor)
Recitations for Little People Including Many New Original and Copyright Pieces Never Before Published The Goodship House London $29.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Subtitled: "The Goodship Reciters No. 1" Red covers with black and gilt decoration. Previous owner's name on first front endpaper. Hinge cracked at title page. Some pencil marks. Corner of page torn on page 91-92, but does not affect text. Backstrip fraying and chipped. Page edges yellowed.
3355 Morehouse, Juanita
Morehouse, Juanita
Reflections from Sandy Cove Volume I Self Published 1977 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Card Cover Covers are soiled. Inside is clean. Poetry by the author.
1654 Wright, Evelyn R.
Rhymes for a Rainy Day Brunswick Press Fredericton, N.B. 1955 First Edition $23.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers good and square with little wear on edges. Back cover has some staining. Inside clean and fairly tight.
236 Service, Robert W.
Rhymes of a Red Cross Man William Briggs Toronto 1917 Fourth $9.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Rear bottom corner looks as if chewed by mouse. Hinges starting to crack. Previous owners name in pen on front end papers. Page edges soiled.
3483 Service, Robert W.
Rhymes of a Red Cross Man William Briggs Toronto 1916 First Edition $15.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Top of backstrip is torn and fraying and bottom is starting to chip. Some soiling on covers. Top page edge is soiled. Inside is clean. Previous owner's name in pen on endpaper. Hinges strong.
807 Johnson, Burges
Rhymes of Little Boys Thomas Y. Crowell & CO. New York 1905 $30.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Plaid cloth covers with pasted on title on front cover and backstrip. Backstrip is faded. Small amount of wear on cover edges. Top page edge in gilt. Other page edges rough cut. Previous owner's name and inscription from Christmas 1910 on front endpaper. Pictorial endpapers.
3760 Comeau, John A.
Smouldering Embers Privately Printed 1999 $14.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Trade Paperback Short stories and poetry, Yarmouth Harbour postcard on the back cover. Some sticker residue on the front cover, incription on title page. Binding cracked around page 5, otherwise nice a clean copy.
3594 Whittier, John Greenleaf
Snow-Bound Among the Hills Songs of Labor and Other Poems Houghton Mifflin Company Boson, MA 1916 $10.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Ex-Library " ... New Edition with Suggestions to Teachers an Introduction, and Notes and Questions" The Riverside Literature Series. Green covers with black lettering are edge worn and corners are bumped, back cover is creased/bent. School stamp on inside front cover, some writing in pencil , the odd pencil mark inside. back paste-down id ripped.
2274 MacDonald, Wilson
The Song of the Undertow and Other Poems S.J. Reginald Saunders Toronto 1935 $7.00 Good, Dustjacket: Fair, Hard Cover Dustjacket has large tears and chips especially on part which covers backstrip. Backstrip is faded and discoloured. Back cover may have been damp as it is mottled. Page edges yellowed. Previous owner smoked so there is an odour. Inside clean. Printed on heavy stock paper. Previous owner's nameplate on halftitle.
2421 Donn, Rob & Morrison, Hew (compiler)
Songs and Poems in the Gaelic Language Containing Several Poems Never Before Published, with English Notes and a New Memoir of the Poet John Grant Edinburgh 1899 $225.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Green covers are clean with only a few scuff marks. Top and bottom of backstrip are bumped. Gilt lettering on backstrip is faded. Top page edge is green. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Inside clean and fairly tight. A scarce volume in great condition.
4168 Chubbs, Boyd Warren
Through Solomon's Lane Mokoshan Publishers Truro, Nova Scotia 1991 $11.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Book of poetry. Limited edition numbered copy. Book is designed, lettered and drawn by author.
285 Noyes, Alfred
The Torch -Bearers Watchers of the Sky Frederick A. Stokes Company New York 1922 $7.00 Very Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Hard Cover Pretty paste on illustration on black boards. Backstrip faded, corners rubbed ,but otherwise clean tight copy.
4308 Mandel, Miriam
Where Have You Been Longspoon Press Edmonton AB 1980 $11.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover A book of poetry by the author written on her trip to London in the late 1970's.
4508 Clarke, George Elliott
Whylah Falls Polestar Pr Victoria, British Co 1994 $8.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Poetry by the Nova Scotia born author. Book is clean.
4438 Rogers, Jennie
Windfalls from the Valley A Third Volume of Poems By Lancelot Pr Ltd Hantsport, N.S. 1986 $7.00 Good, Dustjacket: No Jacket, Soft Cover Previous owner's name on title page. Otherwise clean and unmarked.

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