Category: Poet Biographies


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Letters of Matthew Arnold. 2 Vols

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $22.71

Publisher: Macmillan: 1895

Seller ID: 85952

Moderate general wear. Light foxing on preliminary and ending pages. 467 + 442 pages. View more info

Next Door to a Poet

By: Brown, Rollo Walter

Price: $14.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Appleton-Century: 1937

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 121231

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Has bookplate. 97 pages. Next door to Edwin Arlington Robinson. View more info

The Letters of Robert Burns 1780-1796 (Volumes 1 + 2)

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Oxford: 1931

Seller ID: 94975

2 volumes complete. Nice Firm copies ! Light general wear. Text pages have pen and pencil underlining, pencil notations. 382 + 413 pages. View more info

The Life, Travels, and Literary Career of Bayard Taylor. Lothrop Edition 1881

By: Conwell, Russell H.

Price: $40.54

Publisher: Boston, MA, D. Lothrop Company: 1881

Seller ID: 115678

Moderate general wear. Frontispiece is portrait of Bayard Taylor. Binding soiled. Flypage missing. Hinges and text pages are Fine. No foxing. 357 pages. View more info

Mountain Singer: The Life and the Legacy of Byron Herbert Reece Poetry and Biography of a Hill Country Genius

By: Cook, Raymond A.

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Larlin Corp: 1980

Seller ID: 117776

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 341 pages. View more info

The Life and Land of Burns

By: Cunningham, Allan

Price: $36.43

Publisher: New York, NY, Langley: 1841

Seller ID: 76588

Ex-Lib (Prestigious) Usual Marks. Blindstamped dark brown cloth, with gold spine decor. Moderate general wear. Spine library repaired with original spine covering adhered to red cloth. 363 pages. View more info

Letters to Severall Persons Of Honour

By: Donne, John; Charles Edmund Merrill Jr.

Price: $27.31

Publisher: New York, NY, Sturgis & Walton Co: 1910

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 99274

Only 600 copies printed. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name. 317 pages. View more info

The Universal Singular: The Autobiography of Pierre Emmanuel

By: Emmanuel, Pierre; Erik De Mauny (Translator)

Price: $8.59

Publisher: The Grey Walls Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119676

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 256 pages. View more info

Thomas and Matthew Arnold and their influence on English education (The Great Educators)

By: Fitch, Sir Joshua

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: 76362

Moderate general wear. Previous owner return address sticker. Several text pages have underlining. 277 pages. View more info

Whittier and Whittierland: Portrait of a Poet and His World.

By: Freeman, Donald C. ; John B. Pickard ; Roland H. Woodwell (Eds).

Price: $13.58

Publisher: North Andover, MA, Trustees of John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead: 1976

Seller ID: 110431

Nice Firm Clean copy ! 92 pages. View more info

The Life and Letters of John Donne Dean of St. Paul's **2 Volumes**

By: Gosse, Edmund

Price: $63.79

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 101315

Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Heavily worn on spine ends and board tips. Taping to the hinge. 318 + 391 pages. View more info

Stefan George. Zwei VortrSge, mit einem Vorwort von Lothar Helbing. Meine Begegnungen mit Rainer Maria Rilke und Stefan George. Stefan George und der Nationalsozialismus.

By: Gundolf, Elisabeth

Price: $47.97

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Castrum Peregrini Presse: 1965

Seller ID: 100177

In German. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 77 pages. View more info

Omar Khayyam in His Rubaiyat. With a True History, Life and Biography of the Persian Poet, Astronomer and Statesman.

By: Ha'Nish, Otoman Zar-Adusht

Price: $8.62

Publisher: Mazdazan Press: 1924

Seller ID: 95595

Dark blue cloth, gold letteing. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner names. LV + 48 pages. A new version of the Rubaiyat, based on 25 years of studying numerous versions in different languages. With a True History, Life and Biography of the Persian Poet, Astronomer and Statesman. 'We have gotten a step nearer to Omar, and with it do him justice.' View more info

Peguy and Les Cahiers De La Quinzaine

By: Halevy, Daniel

Price: $13.63

Publisher: London, UK, Dennis Dobson Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 116919

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 232 pages. View more info

Robert Burns, the man and his work

By: Hecht, Hans

Price: $21.38

Publisher: W. Hodge & Company, Limited: 1936

Seller ID: 76544

Ex-Lib (Prestigious) Usual Marks. Moderate general wear. 375 pages. View more info

Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters

By: Hudson, H.N.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ginn & Company: 1886

Seller ID: 111134

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 474 pages. View more info

French Poets and Novelists (Collection of British Authors Tauchnitz Edition No. 2181)

By: James, Henry

Price: $63.79

Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1883

Seller ID: 75702

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Shiny black leather gold decorated 5-ribbed spine and board tips. Boards covered by marbled rock finish decorative paper of speckled deep azure blue, tan and grey, bordered with double gold lines. Top page ends gold-gilt, green silk reading ribbon. Endpapers are gorgeous marbled 'bouquet' pattern paper with warm red, green, white, blue and orange elements. Front blank page has micro-stamp 'BRENTANO'S PARIS'. 344 pages. View more info

A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Lee, Sidney

Price: $11.81

Publisher: MacMillan Co.: 1899

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 111132

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 476 pages. View more info

Brand Im Tempel Ein Schicksalsbuch

By: Lochmuller, Benedikt

Price: $209.71

Publisher: Bayreuth, Germany, Druckerei Neumeister: 1930

Inscription: Initialed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 94241

Initialed by Author on Title page. In German. Galley/Proof. Undated. Stapled text body, cardboard cover, attached plain paper wrapper. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Autographische Vervielfaltigung durch die Druckerei Neumeister, Bayreuth. Apparently the author's pre-production copy of a 1931 book titled 'Brand im Tempel. Hölderlins Schicksalsbuch'. Shows printer's many printed cross-outs and corrections, with a few additional handwritten corrections by Loch... View more info

Elizabeth Graeme Ferguson of Graeme Park. A Colonial Poetess

By: Loeper, John J.

Price: $27.29

Publisher: Hatborough Historical Society: 1974

Seller ID: 107742

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 24 pages. View more info

William Shakespeare; Poet, Dramatist, and Man

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $59.28

Publisher: New York / London, Macmillan & Co: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Limited Edition page .

Seller ID: 95466

Signed by Author on Limited Edition page. 1st Printing. Signed Limited Large Paper Edition, only 150 copies printed. Full white suede leather with gold decorations. White cloth jacket with gold decorations. Deckled page ends. With one hundred illustrations. Moderate general wear. Cloth jacket soiled, frayed at edges. White suede binding has brown foxing. Hinge papers cracked, rear gutter showing mesh. 419 pages. View more info

Ariel ou La Vie de Shelley

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: $45.55

Publisher: Bernard Grasset: 1929

Seller ID: 101865

Black leather spine and tips. Marbled boards. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. View more info

Britten and Auden in the Thirties

By: Mitchell, Donald

Price: $49.78

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1981

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 74074

1st Printing. Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 176 pages. View more info

Aleksandr Blok

By: Mochulsky, Konstantin

Price: $66.40

Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr: 1983

Seller ID: 81966

Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 451 pages. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok (1880 -1921) was one of the most gifted lyrical poets produced by Russia. The idealized mystical images presented in his first book helped establish Blok as a leader of the Russian Symbolist movement. View more info

Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes, 2 Volumes

By: Morse, John T., Jr. (Ed.); Oliver Wendell Holmes

Price: $39.17

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1897

Seller ID: 99271

2 volumes complete. Ten illustrations including 2 frontispiece engavings. Dark green cloth, gold lettering and decorations. Top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copies ! Unmarked. An attractive undamaged set! 358 + 335 pages. View more info

Wordsworth (English Men of Letters)

By: Myers, Frederic William Henry

Price: $62.58

Publisher: Macmillan: 1925

Seller ID: 52452

Nice Tight Clean copy ! 189 pages. View more info

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A Sketch of his Life

By: Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $34.61

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 121563

Limited Edition, number 148. In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Longfellow. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 121 pages. View more info

Requiem For War: The Life of Wilfred Owen

By: Orrmont, Arthur

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Four Winds Press: 1972

Seller ID: 117526

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 192 pages. View more info

Byron A Self-Portrait : Letters and Diaries 1798-1824, Volumes 1 and 2

By: Quennell, Ed. Peter

Price: $27.31

Publisher: John Murray: 1950

Seller ID: 74986

Moderate general wear. Volume 1 has a hole in lower spine cloth. 803 pages. View more info

Concordance to the Poems of Emily Dickinson (The Cornell Concordances)

By: Rosenbaum, S. P.

Price: $117.65

Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 106132

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 924 pages. View more info

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott with a Sketch of His Life

By: Scott, Sir Walter; J. W. Lake

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. Crissy: 1835

Seller ID: 121329

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 443 pages. View more info

Studies in the Life and Work of Innokentij Annenskij.

By: Setchkarev, Vsevolod.

Price: $11.80

Publisher: Mouton & Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 104616

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 270 pages. View more info

The Life of William Cowper Volume 1

By: Southey, Robert

Price: $20.02

Publisher: Boston, MA, Otis, Broaders, and Co.: 1843

Seller ID: 89812

Volume 1 ONLY, of 2 volumes. Tan embossed cloth, gold spine lettering. Moderate general wear. Foxing throughout. 329 pages. View more info

English Men of Letters Shelley

By: Symonds, John Addington

Price: $11.81

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing: 1879

Seller ID: 106028

8000 printed. Moderate general wear. Foxing on preliminary and end pages. 188 pages. View more info

Jan Kochanowski (Male portrety literackie) (Polish Edition)

By: Szmydtowa, Zofia

Price: $18.34

Publisher: Panstwowe Wydawn. Nauk: 1979

Seller ID: 75369

In Polish. Moderate general wear. 83 pages. View more info