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( Poetry )   Inventory No. 773

Borroff, Marie.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Patience and Pearl

W.W. Norton Co. Inc., London, 2001, First Edition, Trade Paperback 21.0 cm, xii, 193 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The book has slight warp, with light corner bumping. The interior is clean, bright and tight.
A quote from the dust jacket. ''These translations by Marie Borroff not only are one of the great achievements of the translator's craft but are works of art in their own right''
$ 12.00   ORDER     isbn 0393976580 ( Sir Gawain, Green Knight, Medieval, poetry, Literature )


( Poetry - American )   Inventory No. 273

Giovanni, Nikki.

Blues: For All The Changes

William Morrow and Company Inc., New York, 1999, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 21.5 cm, 100 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     Clean, bright and tight.
52 new poems.
$ 25.00   ORDER     isbn 0688156983 ( Poems, Nikki Giovanni )


( Poetry - Canadian )   Inventory No. 793

Fyfe, C. T. (Charles Taylor).

A Book of Good Poems

Copp Clark Publishing Co. Limited, Vancouver, 1959, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 21.0 cm, xix, 577 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The corners are lightly bumped, there is slight rubbing to the boards. The interior is clean and bright with previous owners name covered in white out. This is a very good to near fine specimen.
The book includes author biographies and notes. This was a text book, which has been kept in very good condition.
$ 45.00   ORDER     ( Poems, C. T. Fyfe, Canadiana, School, Text )


( Poetry - Canadian )   Inventory No. 814

Grace, Susan Andrews.

Ferry Woman's History of the World
Duncan Campbell,
Coteau Books, Regina, 1998, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 23.0 cm, 223 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     Shows light soiling, otherwise in near fine condition, with silk marker.
In illustrated card covers with french flaps this is a winner of the Saskatchewan Book Awards, Book of the Year 1998.
$ 35.00   ORDER     isbn 1550501291 ( Susan Grace, Woman's History, Poetry Award )


( Poetry - Canadian )   Inventory No. 817

Layton, Irving.

Droppings from Heaven

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1979, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 23.0 cm, 108 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The cover shows light creasing at spine and slightly rubbed edges. Interior is clean and bright.
blurb: ''man is set beside the great loves and central relationships of his life in some of the most profound and moving verse he has ever produced.''
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 0771049447 ( layton, Irving layton, poems, poetry )


( Poetry - Canadian )   Inventory No. 280

Wilson, Paul.

The Long Landscape

Coteau Books, Regina, 1999, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers with French Flaps 21.5 cm, 117 pp
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Near Fine     Clean, tight and bright.
Paul Wilson's third book of poetry.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 155050147x ( Paul Wilson, Poetry, Bookman )


( Poetry - European )   Inventory No. 849

Pushkin, Alexander.

Alexander Pushkin : Selected Works in Two Volumes Volume one Poetry

Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1974, First Printing, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 20.0 cm, 199 pp notes
Good/ Very Good     The jacket is 5 mm shorter than the boards, uneven cut on bottom. Jacket is also covered with a mylar to protect. The book shows light soiling to top of boards, there is a inscription by previous owner on ffep. The corners are bumped.
Translated from Russian. Blurb. Pushkin, the great Russian national poet, the maker of fairy tales of enchanting loveliness and wisdom.(Gorky 1974) Illustrated throughout with b/w and colour plates.
$ 10.00   ORDER     ( Poetry, Pushkin, )


( Poetry - European )   Inventory No. 222

Translator: Jack Lindsay.

Modern Russian Poetry

Vista Books, London, 1960, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 18.5 cm, 48 pp
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Near Fine     Light rubbing and soiling otherwise near fine.
Nikolai Tikhonov, Boris Pasternak and Vasily Kazin are a couple of the poets who are featured in the book.
$ 35.00   ORDER     ( Pasternak, poetry, Russian, Kazin, Lukonin )


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