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Category: All Categories: Poetry: Epics and Sagas
18 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Benet, Stephen Vincent  
JOHN BROWN'S BODY

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. Garden City , NY 1928.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Bookplate. ; 377 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.20 CAD 11.57 EUR 8.13 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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2.
Benet, Stephen Vincent  
JOHN BROWN'S BODY

Publisher: Rinehart & Company New York 1959.
Twenty-First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 432 pages

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3.
Benet, Stephen Vincent  
JOHN BROWN'S BODY

Publisher: Rinehart & Company New York 1941.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; 432 pages

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4.
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943  
John Brown's Body

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran,1928.
377 p., 21 cm. Benét was awarded the 1929 Pulitzer Prize for this long narrative poem of the Civil War. Stock#39684 (ns). Vg/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 30.49 CAD 28.94 EUR 20.33 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

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5.
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice) 1898-1971  
From Virgil to Milton
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Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1945.
vii, 246, [2] p. index, 22 cm. After an essay on the nature of the epic, there are chapters on four epic poets: Virgil, Camoes, Tasso, and Milton. Stock# 30,124x. Vg/ no dj. Another copy from Alan Trueblood's atic with some foxing /dj good.

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6.
Byron, Lord  
DON JUAN

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1958.
Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, creases in covers. ; Riverside Edition; Trade PB; 491 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.54 CAD 8.10 EUR 5.69 GBP 4.46 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 77.78 

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7.
Byron, Lord  
DON JUAN
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1958.
Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Riverside Edition; Trade PB; 491 pages

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8.
Hope, Welborn  
PRAIRIE OCEAN An Epic Poem of the Santa Fe Trail
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Publisher: Oklahoma Historical Society Oklahoma City, OK 1982.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 176 pages

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9.
Macha, Karel Hynek; translated by Edith Pargeter (aka Ellis Peters); illustrated by Jan Zrzavy.  
May.

Publisher: No place: Artia Graphic Design, 1965..
First UK Edition thus Hardback quarto in abstractly decorated black and white cloth. 79 [1] pages plus two page unattributed afterword. An epic poem by the early 19th century Czech poet, this is both tragic and romantic. The English translator is Edith Pargeter, better known as Ellis Peters, the author of the Brother Cadfael mysteries. Nicely illustrated; printed on excellent laid paper. Bottom edge of covers just a little toned, but otherwise clean and bright and sound. The publisher's clear acetate jacket is a bit yellowed with a shallow chip missing at bottom front panel. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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10.
Moore, Thomas  
LALLA ROOKH An Oriental Romance

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell New York N.D..
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 290 pages

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11.
Porter, Jenny Lind w/illus. by David Damm & intro. by Howard A. White  
The Siege of the Alamo

Publisher: Los Angeles: Pepperdine Univ. Press, 1981 1st ed..
80pp. illus. red cloth 4to w/gilt decoration titles: near Fine/no dj. A long epic poem by the Poet Laureate of Texas in 1964-65.

Appr.: | AUD 12.13 CAD 11.52 EUR 8.09 GBP 6.34 JPY 995.00 MXN 124.38 ZAR 110.56 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15973.
    
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12.
Raffel, Burton translator  
BEOWULF
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Publisher: Mentor New York 1963.
Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A new translation by Burton Raffel. ; Mass Market PB; 160 pages

Appr.: | AUD 7.32 CAD 6.94 EUR 4.88 GBP 3.82 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 66.67 

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13.
Rhys, Ernest (ed.) and George Ainslie Hight (trans.)  
The Saga of Grettir the Strong (Everyman's Library)
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Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons, E.P. Dutton London and New York 1914.
Condition: Good-. Hardcover. GOOD-. Blue cloth boards, no jacket, approx. 4.5'' x 7'', shelf wear, faded covers, faded page edges, hinge split to p.96, ink name on fly page.

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Appr.: | AUD 8.48 CAD 8.04 EUR 5.65 GBP 4.43 JPY 695.00 MXN 86.88 ZAR 77.22 

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14.
Robinson, Edwin Arlington  
TRISTRAM

Publisher: Book League of America New York 1929.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Pages yellowing. Bookplate. ; 210 pages

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15.
Southey, Robert.  
A Tale of Paraguay.

Publisher: Boston: S.G. Goodrich, 1827..
Later Edition Hardback 24mo, about 5.75 inches tall, in recent quarter brown leather and marbled boards. 209 pages plus an erratum noted on the following page. Illustrated by frontis engraving. Pencilled prize notation (from Mrs. Green's school, 1828) on the frontis recto. Expected light toning and minor transfer from the frontis to the title. Binding sound, covers clean and minimally rubbed. Hardcover Hardcover Very good+

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16.
Tasso, Torquato  
JERUSALEM DELIVERED

Publisher: P. F. Collier New York 1901.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Bookplate. Spine faded; Translated by Edward Fairfax ; The World's Greatest Literature; 446 pages

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17.
Tower, Christopher w/illus. by Pauline Baynes  
Oultre Jourdain

Publisher: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980 1st ed..
327pp. illus. orange cloth sm 4to: near Fine in a near Very Good dj [hint of age darkening on fore edge & endpp; else nrF] The third volume of the eccentric and reclusive English poet Tower's (1915-98) verse in the form of an epic poem telling the story of "the struggle to thwart the sinister designs of the goddess-sprite Pandevedil, and of the quest for the Holy Lance and the Prophet's Mantle," with 20 color plates and 25 line drawings.

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18.
Warren, Robert Penn  
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu The Real People: A Poem

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1983 1st ed. thus..
64pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine [text is very lightly age browned; else nrF] A long modern epic poem by the great Kentucky-born poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren (1905-89).

Appr.: | AUD 3.65 CAD 3.46 EUR 2.43 GBP 1.90 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 33.22 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 9176.
    
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