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Category: All Categories: Poetry: Ancient and Medieval
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1.
Nemésio, Vitorino, editor  
A Poesia dos Trovadores. Selecção, prefacio e bibliografía de Vitorino Nemésio
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Publisher: Livraria Bertrand [1961]. series: Obras-primas da língua portuguesa.
Contents incl. Prefacio (I, As origens do lirismo medieval, II, Os géneros galego-portugueses, A Cantiga de Amigo, A Cantiga de Escárnio e Mal-Dizer, Versificação e Linguagem); Bibliografía, p. 23-26; works by 60 named authors + several unknown. Paper; mostly unopened; covers lightly foxed; VG. stock#45944.

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2.
Donaldson, E. T. (editor).  
Chaucer's Poetry. An Anthology for the Modern Reader.

Publisher: NY: Ronald Press, 1958..
1001 pp. Some pencil notes, o/w VG. No dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer

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Frenk Alatorre, Margit  
Estudios sobre lírica antigua
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Publisher: Editorial Castalia [1978]. Literatura y Sociedad 15.
339 p., index; 19 cm. Contents incl. Las jarchas, Vida y supervivencia de la canción popular, Deslindes, Temas y textos, Géneros y formas. Paper; VG. stock#46119.

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4.
Lattimore, Richmond, translator  
Greek Lyrics. Translated by Richmond Lattimore. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged
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Publisher: University of Chicago Press [c1960].
xvii, 82 p., map; 21 cm. "In making additions to the first printed edition, I have limited myself to poems or fragments which, taken out of context, can still have enough interest or merit to justify their place... The book is still aimed at students (in the widest sense) of literature who do not know Greek or know only a little. Advanced scholars and experts will read these offerings only for fun, or out of curiosity, or pure kindness, or, perhaps, malice." "...more than a hundred poems and poetic fragments from the great age of Greek lyric poetry..." Pictorial dj; book edges slightly foxed, spine spotted; VG+. stock#46625.

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5.
Gautier, Léon / Leon.  
Histoire de la poésie liturgique au moyen âge. Les Tropes. I.

Publisher: Paris, 1886; reprint 1966, Gregg International.
History of liturgical poetry in the Middle Ages. viii, 280 p., illus., 23.5 cm.; blue cloth, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; VG+. 35580.

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6.
Chamard, Henri  
Les Origines de la Poésie Française de la Renaissance
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Publisher: Paris, Boccard, 1932.
viii, 307, [1] p.; 23 cm. Contents incl. Introduction historique et bibliographique: Les études sur la poésie du XVIe siècle; La survivance du Moyen Age: L'Esprit gaulois, L'Esprit courtois; Le Roman de la Rose; François Villon; Les Rhétoriqueurs; Jean Lemaire de Belges; L'Esprit de la Renaissance; Les Origines Italiennes de la Renaissance littéraire; L'Introduction et la Diffusion de l'Italianisme; Les Origines / Bienfaits / Erreurs de l'Humanisme; La Poésie néo-Latine. Printed wraps, as issued, with a contemporary bookseller's dj keeping the book clean; the dj is chipped & darkened, book mostly unopened; VG. stock#45527.

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7.
Vidal, Peire, 1175-1205. Anglade, Joseph, editor.  
Les Poésies de Peire Vidal. Éditées par Joseph Anglade. Deuxième édition revue.

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1923.
xii, 190, [1] p.; 19 cm. series: Les Classiques Français du Moyen Âge, 11. 48 song lyrics / poems; includes index and glossary. Printed grey wraps; spine darkened, minor scuffing & wear, pages darkened, roughly opened; VG. stock#962.

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8.
Geoffrey of Vinsauf, fl. 1200-1210. Nims, Margaret F., translator.  
Poetria Nova of Geoffrey of Vinsauf, translated by Margaret F. Nims.

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, 1967.
110 p.; 22 cm. Contents include General Remarks on Poetry, Ordering the Material, Amplification and Abbreviation, Ornaments of Style, Memory, Delivery. Introduction by Laurence K. Shook. Pictorial paper covers; VG. stock#966.

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9.
FitzGerald, Edward translated by w/intro by Untermeyer, Louis, Illustrated by: Sayah, Mahmoud  
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Publisher: Random House New York, NY 1947.
xii, 149 pp, red-black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine in red papercovered slipcase, wht-gilt illustrated endpapers. A complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, with an appendix containing FitzGerald's prefaces and notes. Poems of the astronomer-poet of Persia, who was also a scientist & a learned man. Behind his poems lie a philosophy of life. prev owner's bookplate on FPD. No Jacket/good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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10.
Fitzgerald, Edward translated into English By, Illustrated by: Anderson, Marjorie  
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Publisher: Collins London, England.
127 pp, red leatherette flexible boards w/silver lettering, slipcase cream-green deco w/diecut opening for the title on side. A Collins Greeting Booklet. Introduction by Laurence Housman. Behind his poems lie a philosophy of life. Reprint No Jacket/Very Good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall

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11.
Catullus; Francis P. Simpson  
Select Poems of Catullus
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Publisher: Macmillan and Co., London, 1920.
VG- cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine egde wear, bumped cornrs, some scuffs. Binding tight. Owner's name and note inside cover and on FFP. End papers and pp are lightly toned, some pp with pencil marks and notes, a few with bent corners. 16mo, xl + 207 pp with extensive notes, appendices and index.

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12.
Merry, W. W. (William Walter), 1835-1918, editor.  
Selected Fragments of Roman Poetry from the Earliest Times of the Republic to the Augustan Age. Second Edition, Revised.

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press / Henry Frowde, 1898.
viii, 260, [16] p.; 19,5 cm. "Edited, with Introductions, Readings, and Notes by W. W. Merry, D.D." A "sufficiently representative selection from the fragments which have been preserved of the epic, dramatic, and satiric poets of Rome." Preface & notes in English; text, of course, in Latin. Maroon cloth stamped in gold; ex East High School, Rochester, N.Y. but infrequently used, a few pencil notes by Prof. Walter R. Davis; good. stock#2038.

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13.
Carl Sesar, translator.  
Selected Poems of Catullus.

Publisher: NY: Mason & Lipscomb, 1974..
Inscribed 1st ed. "Quare habe tibi quiquid hoc libelli qualecumque . . . Carl Sesar" on half-title. Fine in Near fine price-clipped dustjacket.

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14.
Tyler, Henry M  
Selections from the Greek Lyric Poets with an Historical Introduction and Explanatory Notes
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Publisher: Ginn & Co., Boston;1902.
VG cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with a little edge wear. Binding tight. Owner's name inked on FFP. End papers and pp lightly toned. 12mo, iv + 184 with extensive notes in English. Text is in Greek.

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15.
Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877, editor.  
The Anglo-Latin Satirical Poets and Epigrammatists of the Twelfth Century... Vol. II.

Publisher: London, Longman..., 1872.
[5], 583, 32 p.; 26 cm. series: Rerum Britannicarum Medii Ævi Scriptores, or Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages [Rolls #59]. Contents: Bernardi Morlanensis de Contemptu Mundi, Godefridi Prioris Epigrammata Historica; Epigrammata Miscellanea; Henrici Archidiaconi Historiæ Liber Undecimus; Alexandri Neckam de Vita Monachorum; Gualonis Britonis Invectio in Monachos; Versus Serlonis de Filiis Presbyterorum; Anonymi Versus de Querimonia Cleri; Versus Hugonis Sotovaginæ; Anonymi Versus de Abbatibus Mitris Utentibus et Deliciose Viventibus; Serlonis Monachi Poemata; Reginaldi Monachi Poemata; Alani Anglici Anticlaudianus (Distinctio Prima-Nona); Alani Liber de Planctu Naturæ; Appendix. Anglo-Latin Ænigmata of the Saxon Period (Tatwini Ænigmata; Aldhelmi Ænigmata); Index. Last 32 p., Catalogue of Record Publications on sale by Messrs. Longman & Co. ..., are unopened. Green boards, leather spine stamped in gold; scuffed, bumped, top of spine chipped, page edges browning; good. Bookplate of W. J. Birkbeck; copy of Prof. Walter R. Davis with a few pencil marginal notes. stock#950.

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16.
Seward, Desmond  
THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR; the English in France, 1337 - 1453
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Publisher: Atheneum NY 1978.
1st printing, 1978. Illustrated. Dj has several chips and tears and is price-clipped; bookplate on pastedown. Very Good to Near Fine in Good to Very Good dj. ISBN: 0689109199 First American Edition Hard Cover

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17.
Homer; Richmond Latimore (trans)  
THE ILIAD OF HOMER
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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1959.
Very Good with no dust jacket. 1. Hard Cover Ninth Impression. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over brown boards, bronze lettering on spine. 8vo. 527 pp. Includes extensive Glossary. Translated with an Introduction by Richmond Lattimore. An unmarked, unread copy. Faint coffee ring on front cover, top corners lightly bumped, else fine. VERY GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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18.
Kinghorn, A. M.  
THE MIDDLE SCOTS POETS
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Publisher: Northwestern University Press, Evanston, IL, 1970.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition Thus. 1. Soft Cover Publisher's glossy wraps. 184 pp. A volume in the York Medieval Texts series. Bibliographic notation in pencil on fep, spine creased, else fine. NEAR FINE. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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19.
Galbert of Bruges (James Bruce Ross translator)  
THE MURDER OF CHARLES THE GOOD
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Publisher: University of Toronto Toronto 1982.
Highlighting. ISBN: 0802064795 Trade Paperback Very Good-

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20.
Wells, John Edwin, ed.  
The Owl and the Nightingale
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Publisher: D. C. Heath and Co., Boston, 1907.
The Belles Lettres Series Series: The Belles Lettres Series Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/None "Brown cloth textured boards, dampstained, 16mo., with gilt titling and decoration on front and gilt title on spine, embossed deco/title on rear board. Owner's name in ink on ffep and page 15. Some light pencil marginalia translates words in text. Includes introduction, notes, and glossary." BOOK INFO: A 12th- or 13th-century Middle English poem detailing a debate between an owl and a nightingale as overheard by the poem's narrator. It is the earliest example in Middle English of a literary form known as debate poetry (or verse contest). General editor Ewald Flugel. Language: Middle Engish and German. Pages: 258

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21.
Lorris, J. Clopinel and W.  
The Romance of the Rose, in 3 vols, complete
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Publisher: J M Dent, London, 1940.
The Temple Classics Series: The Temple Classics Hardcover. Condition: Good/None "Blue cloth boards with gilt titling on the spine, owl blindstamped on front cover, 16mo., (4x6ins.) Owner's tiny address label and handwritten date neatly inked on ffep of each. Bookstore name and address on back fep, vol. 1, just name on 2, and name on back pastedown of 3. Bindings sound and square. Interiors clean and unmarked. Splash stains on spines. Lightest edgewear to head of spines." "Beautiful title pages and frontispieces in each: Idleness and the Dreamer, Dame Richesse and The Lover Gathering the Rose with protective tissues intact. 264, 268, 260 pp. Each volume has table of chapters. Vol. 3 has index. This medieval French poem is styled as an allegorical dream vision intended to entertain and educate about the art of love. Englished by F. S. Ellis.". Language: English. Pages: 0

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22.
Paul, Jim (translated and annoted by)  
THE RUNE POEM: Wisdom's Fulfillment; Prophecy's Reach
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Publisher: Chronicle Books San Francisco 1996.
1st printing. Near Fine in dj. First Edition Hard Cover

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23.
Barks, Coleman (translator).  
The Soul of Rumi. A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems.

Publisher: San Francisco: Harper, 2001..
Reprint. 425+ pp. Inscription on front endpaper, o/w VG in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: Rumi

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24.
Ovidio, Francesco d'.  
Versificazione Romanza. Poetica e Poesia Medioevale. Opere di Francesco D'Ovidio IX.

Publisher: Napoli, Guida [192-?].
Three volumes; 317, 332, viii, 335 p., 24 cm. "I tre tomi della presente raccolta intitolata "Versificazione Romanza. Poetica e Poesia Medioevale" sono composti per la parte maggiore dalla materia dell' antico volume Versificazione Italiana e Arte Poetica Medioevale (Milano, Hoepli, 1910), qui integralmente ristampato. Vi si sono aggiunti gli Studii sulla più antica versificazione francese, già pubblicati nelle Memorie della R. Accademia dei Lincei dell' anno 1920; la Nota S. Mommoleno e il volgare romanzo di Gallia, pubblicata nei Rendiconti della medesima Accademia, del 1910; il saggio sul Ritmo Cassinese, comparso negli Studj Romanzi editi a cura di Ernesto Monaci (Roma, Società Filologica romana, 1912). Tutte le indicazioni bibliografiche e le note apposte ai singoli scritti si sono riprodotte dai testi sopra citati" (Avvertenza). Stock# 39,658. Vg, unopened; nearly new, bound in recent green cloth.

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