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AUSTRALIAN POETRY BOOKS, HENRY LAWSON, BANJO PATERSON, JOHN O' BRIEN, OLD AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS

Book Id: 13pw01555

Price: $18.70

Title: The PROPHET by Kahlil Gibran 1973 Hardcover with Dj ILLUSTRATED by the author.

Author: Kahlil Gibran, with original illustrations by Gilbran

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1973 reprint of original 1926 edition, 114pp, illustrated by the author incl. frontispiece.

Condition:Blue cloth hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with wear & rubbing to edges. Dedications dated 1975 to front endpaper.

Description: Poet, philosopher and artist, Kahlil Gibran was born near Mt. Lebanon. His poetry has been translated into more than 20 languages.

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Book Id: 13pw01303

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Title: POEMS by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1891 Authorised & approved complete edition taken from the 1856 altered edition.

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, printed with the approval of Mr. Robert Browning. The 1891 edition. SONNETS PLAYS POEMS

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co., London 1891, small hardcover 8vo of 356 pages, includes prefatory note by R.Browning, reproduction of the 1856 Advertisement, complete poems.

Condition:A small book with worn faux leather boards with red cloth spine with faded title, inscription dated 1892 to front endpaper, STRAGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with rubbing to cover, internally ROBUST.

Description: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. - "When I attain to utter forth in verse/Some inward thought, my soul throbs audibly/Along my pulses, yearning to be free."(INSUFFICIENCY)

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Book Id: 13pw01290

Price: $14.40

Title: The THREE VOICES OF POETRY by T S ELIOT 1953 NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE Lecture for 1953 at Westminster

Author: T S Eliot OM, master poet, gives the Annual National Book League Lecture at the Central Hall, Westminster, London UK.

Publisher: published for the National Book League by Cambridge University Press, London, 1953, 24 page booklet

Condition:Crisp card-bound and double-stapled booklet approx 120 x 180mm in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to the ROBUST COVER.

Description: Eliot explains...First is the voice of the poet talking to himself, the second is to the audience and the third is the voice of the poet when he attempts to create a dramatic character speaking in verse.

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Book Id: 13pw01215

Price: $132.40

Title: HISTORY of ENGLISH POETRY by Courthope in 6 Matching Volumes Over 2800 pages

Author: W. J. COURTHOPE M.A. - Late Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford, Honorary Fellow of New College, Oxford

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1919, 4th printing edition, six hardcover quartos without djs, approx 470pages each volume, with intact fold-out frontispieces & a detailed INDEX

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover boards with gilt title to spines, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with handcut pages, some of which are uncut, this is an ex-library set with occasional chips, bumps & edgewear, overall a handsome matching set.

Description: From the library of the DOMINICAN CONVENT, Mount St Marys, Moss Vale NSW A major work on all aspects of poetry in the English Tradition, from Chaucer to Scott. A handsome addition to any library.

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Book Id: 13pw01079

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Title: POEMS of RUDYARD KIPLING Barrack Room Ballads 1953 Edition Hardcover with Dj

Author: RUDYARD KIPLING

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1953, reprint, 1st pub. 1892, hardcover small 8vo with d/j, 208pp., Ballads & Poems, Facsimile reproduction from Kipling's manuscript.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & indent design to frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHTLY BOUND in GOOD CONDITION, insc to fr.paste-down top corner with previous owner's name to outside page edges, Edgeworn dj.

Description: "Ship me somewheres east of Suez, where the best is like the worst/Where there ain't no ten commandments an' a man can raise a thirst/For the temple-bells are callin', and it's there that I would be --/by the old Moulmein Pagoda, looking lazy at the sea.

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Book Id: 13pw01001

Price: $13.90

Title: POETRY - KAHLIL GILBRAN The PROPHET 1982 Illustrated Edition Hardcover with Dj

Author: by KAHLIL GILBRAN With 12 B/w illustrations by the author

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1982 reprint, hardcover 8vo with dj, chapters, 12 b/w illustrations, 115pp.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a neat name inscription to the front endpapers, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS Dustjacket with rubbing and edgewear, intact and robust.

Description: "Speak to us of love.....of Marriage....of Children....of Giving...of Beauty"...and so much more......the wonderful philosophy of The Prophet.

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Book Id: 13pw0615

Price: $11.65

Title: THE IKONS and other poems

Author: LAWRENCE DURRELL - FIRST EDITION

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1966, First Edition, 8vo, 48 pages, 32 poems

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with some marks and slight edgewear.

Description: The Ikons is a fine and varied selection of Durrell's work in which he makes places his own and finds his own present moments and historical perspectives. Aphrodite - Eleusis - Delphi - Salamis - Troy - One Grey Greek Stone - Olives Acropolis and more

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Book Id: 13pw0400

Price: $12.00

Title: GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS - The Illustrated Poets Series

Author: Selected, and with an introduction by Prof. Geoffrey Moore

Publisher: Aurum Press, London, 1993, prob 1st printing, small hardcover 8vo with dj, 61 pages, marbling design to eprs.

Condition:Crisp grey cloth-bound hardcover boards with bright silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: Heaven-Haven - The Habit of Perfection - The Windhover - Carrion Comfort - Spring and Fall and more (24 poems) - Margaret, are you grieving Over Goldengrove unleaving? Leaves, like the things of man, you With your fresh thoughts care for, can you?

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