Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Poetry books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Poetry books at Browsers Uncommon Books, (just a sampling, we have many more in stock.)

Hopkins, Lee Bennett., and Murray Tinkelman. Dinosaurs: Poems. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987. Print. Children's hardcover, pictorial cover. No dustjacket. 48 pages. Indexed.  #poetry #dionsaurs

 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott.
No date. John W. Lovell title page, T. Y. Crowell on cover spine.
659 pages, Gold on all three edges of page block. Gold and black
decorations on cover. Owner's note on endpaper: 1893.

Mrs. Brownings Poems: The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning in three volumes.
Worthington Co. New York. 1890 With introductory essay by Henry T. Tucker. 1369 pages.
Paper is age tanned. Texts unmarked. Signs of bookplate removal.
Newpaper cut-out pasted inside one cover. Blue cloth. Gold lettering and gold top edge.
Hinges sound. Mild edge and corner wear. Some rubbing to covers. This set sold.


Robinson, Edwin Arlington, and Robert Frost. King Jasper; a Poem. New York: Macmillan, 1935. Print.
Hardcover with dustjacket. Same date on copyright and title pages: 1935. Book has multiple bookstore markings, a bookplate, and discoloration from binder's glue on endpapers. Dustjacket has multiple chips and tears. and discoloration. Introduction by Robert Frost.

 Mother by Edgar Guest, 1925
 Koch, Marjorie Talboy., and Cheryl K. Zollman. Lost River Legacy. Caldwell, ID: Caxton, 1982. Print.
Paperback.96 pages. Photographic illustrations by Cheryl Koch Zollman. Mild stain and creasing of cover.


Sexton, Anne. The Complete Poems. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. 622 pages, indexed. Black marker stroke on top edge of closed page block.

Title: The Essential Rumi
Author: Jalal Al-Din Rumi, Jelaluddin Rumi, Coleman Barks, John Moyne
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780785808718
Publisher: Castle Books
Published Date: 1997 302 pages

Morgan, Edith. The Northside: A Collection of Poems and Short Stories Taken from True Characters from the Famous Murray Mining District of North Idaho. Wallace, ID: Crow's Printing, 1994. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. 132 pages. Small dig in edge of back cover near bottom corner. Author was known a Ma Morgan to the logging world when she ran her own logging operation after her husband died. Laid in is an article from The News-Press-Timber newspaper dated October 15, 1994 which includes a picture of the author. This copy is available by mail order and can be ordered at this link, unless it has sold.

 Marquis, Don. Archy and Mehitabel. New York: Anchor, 1990. Print.

Plath, Sylvia, and Ted Hughes. Collected Poems. New York: Harper Collins, 1981. Print.
Paperback. Edge and corner wear.

 Nesbit, Wilbur D. Sermons in Song: Poems of Homely Philosophy. Joliet: P.F. Volland, 1929. Print.
Hardcover.. Pictorial endpapers front and back. Mild corner wear. No dustjacket. Small tear at bottom of title page. Owner's initials on pre-title page.

Robert Service: Later Collected Verse.
 Robert Service: More Collected Verse of Robert Service, hardcover.

Van Dyke, Henry. The Toiling of Felix,. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1913. Four color plates. $9.95 or less. Up to 50% off with additional purchases.

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Rumi, In the Arms of the Beloved, Translations by Jonathan Star, paperback, 2000. 209 pages. This copy sold.

Collected Poems of T.S. Eliot,  Hardcover, Harcourt, Brace & Co., New York, 1936,  220 pages. 

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