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Make A Circle Keep Us In Poems For a Good Day

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacort Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29096

ISBN: 0440059097

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards showing color loss at bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Fep removed. Not exlib. Former owner's name stamp on inside cover, 30 pp text fine. Landscape format, book is longer than it is tall. 7.25" tall x 8.75" long. A number of soft b/w pencil drawings illustrate the poems that celebrate the joys of the day: Simple pleasures: Morning, Growing up, Peanut Butter, Hard Rain and Thunder but most of all, Family Love from siblings, mom and chubby papa who is a bear who turns back into dad in one of the poems. View more info

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Mountain Farm Poems from the Berkshire Hills

By: Bulkeley, Morgan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Hollow Spring Press: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32859

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant, crisp 1st edition paperback 95 pg book of poems from the Massachusetts Berkshire Mountain region. ISBN: 0936198127 Grey illustrated card covers show negligible wear, one tiny indentation on rear cover. Lovely nature inspired prose. Author has written 3-5 poems for each month of the year. View more info

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Give Me Poetry A Collection of Poems, Odes and Songs Written By Patrick Henry's Children

By: Couvillon, Mark: Compiled and Transcribed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1999

Seller Id: 21994

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 60 pp stapled paperback with some coffee spill marks on back cover. The font chosen for text is not cursive but a bit fancier than regular "ariel" or the like. Among the Henry family Papers preserved within the archives of the Virginia State Library is a collection of poems written by Patrick Henry's children. These works are beautiful examples of youthful hope and optimism penned at a time when our country was as young as the authors themselves. Filled with flowery descriptions of nature and love, the verse composed by Henry's children reflects the more formal style of the p... View more info

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Listen to the Grass

By: Ireland, Shep

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, C. R. Gibson Company: 1990

Seller Id: 11835

ISBN: 0837820588

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with gift dedication in space provided, plus one on opposite page, remainder of inspiring 33 pp text tight and bright. Font is handwritten style and floral art are big and bold. View more info

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The Search Poetry of Cecil D. Kielley SIGNED

By: Kielley, Cecil D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WI, Poplar Press in Cooperation with R. Bruce Allison: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 44078

ISBN: 0913370126

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with lengthy gift dedication to an un-named child and her parents on page opposite title page. Tight, crisp, little used book with bit of paper pull on pastedns from formerly glued down flaps which have been carefully lifted to place the dj in a brand new mylar sleeve. Tomato red cloth boards with bright gilt title. Tips and spine ends sharp, inner hinges fine, no page tears or soil. 55 pp Wisconsiner Kielley's beloved Kickapoo Valley and Dakota prairies weave their enchantment throughout his poetry and prose. He lives in Madison, WI on the shores of Lake Monona. View more info

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The Foxes' Union and Other Stretchers, Tall Tales and Discursive Reminiscences of Happy Years in Scrabble, Virginia SIGNED

By: Kilpatrick, James J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38178

ISBN: 0914440187

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in brown boards with gold titles has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has light color loss at upper tips otherwise shows well. Inscribed ' For Bryan East., Jr. Native Rappahannocker, with best wishes - James Jackson Kilpatrick Washington, VA 3 December, 1977' on FEP. 174 tight pages with crisp text and no tears or blemishes. Written with humor that ranges from gentle to outrageous, and with moving insights into nature and the human condition, Mr. Kilpatrick has captured in masterful prose the simple things that matter most. View more info

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Mice Are Nice

By: Larrick, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36903

ISBN: 039921495X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover& dj with light wear at tips. Internally flawless save for one micro date on rear endpaper. Not exlib. 48 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. View more info

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Little Nature Verses

By: Le Pla, Fannie M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Christopher Publishing House: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44833

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth with blind stamped ruled edges and bright gilt titles but loss of outer layer of paper on foot of spine. 88 pp text crisp and unmarked with faintly foxed end pps. Unclipped yellow background dj in new mylar is illustrated all round with green line drawings of animals, insects, flowers, birds etc. It has a 1/2 x 3/4" chip at head of rear panel and 1/4" loss at head of spine that does not affect the title and tips and foot of frt panel show tiny bits of loss. Publisher put the original price on the foot of the dj (weird, first one I've seen). ... View more info

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What Matter Time or Tide SIGNED

By: Lindsley, Ivy

Price: $27.00

Publisher: TX, The Kaleidograph Press: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44936

Condition: Very Good


Author sig on foot of title page. Gift ded on fep. 1st edition 92 pp hardcover book of prose. A few 1944 news clipped poems by the author have been glued in on last blank pages and have cause yellowing on opposing page. As one might think, these are natural poems speaking of streams, the ocean, aquatic mammals etc. View more info

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A Circle of Seaons SIGNED

By: Livingston, Myra Cohn

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 17276

ISBN: 0823406563

Condition: Fine


Lovely 1st edition paperback signed by author on fep. 'To Laurie, May Your Circles alway come around in joy! Myra Cohn Livingston 1994'. Book shows light rubbing to tips, 32 pp text profusely illustrated. One 13 stanza poems describing the seasons. View more info

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The Santa Cruz Mountain Poems

By: Marcus, Morton

Price: $7.50

Publisher: CA, Capra Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23201

ISBN: 0912264454

Condition: Good


1st edition paperback with rubbed & curled tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt gutter, light surface wear from storage, 72 pp text tight, bright Solid reading copy filled with soft brown shadowy, haunting drawings. View more info

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Body of Time Poems for This Incarnation

By: Murphy, Sister Ellen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Central Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 7936

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in surface soiled beige linen boards with starburst illustration on frt cover. Signed by author on title page, 48 pp text tight and bright, many duo-tone photo illustrations. including full page single color tint illustrations after photographs. Poems of life and nature by Nun Sister Ellen Murphy. View more info

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Seasons SIGNED

By: Solomon, Elizabeth Doyle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Agape Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 29781

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback in beige covers with brown basket weave design on covers with sharp tips and spine ends. Author's presentation copy, sighed on dedication page. 74 pp text is crisp, tight and unmarked. Endearing poetry about nature, love, God etc. View more info

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Patience Strong's Birthday Book Daily Readings in Prose and Verse

By: Strong, Patience

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43683

ISBN: 058410622X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 7th printing blue board hardcover with light color loss along lower edge. Price clipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. 126 pp text tight and unmarked. A myriad of ideas for the woman who has it all. Everybody has a birthday and will find in these pages a word to touch the heat. Devotional meditations, reflections on the beauty of Nature, thoughts about gardens, friendship, life and love. These are some of the subjects gathered together in this delightful collection of daily verses. It is a book to give, it is a book to keep as well and will be treasured possession for ... View more info

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How Far Is Far?

By: Tresselt, Alvin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Parents Magazine Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 26780

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely reprint hardcover with negligible color loss to still sharp tips. DJ flaps pasted into inside covers, text crisp and bright with negligible soil spot or two from handling. Not ex-lib. Displays well in blue cloth hardcover boards. Color illustrated solar system endpps. What is the sky? asks the little boy. Here, in exquisite poetic prose, are some provocative answers to the questions most children ask: How Far is Far? How Big is Big? What is the Wind?, the answers will add new dimensions to their world. Both words and pictures are filled with the magic, mystery and joy of being alive. View more info

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Nan's Poems for Possums SIGNED

By: Upjohn, Jeane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 10497

ISBN: 0959243607

Condition: Fine


44 pp, 2nd edition paperback book illust in b/w. Signed and dated by author 1993 on title page. Not all about Opossums, there is a poems entitled Alfreda, about a sunflower. Another one entitled: Old Heffalump who is a beloved teddy bear, etc. View more info