the oxford book of english verse first edition

The Oxford book of English verse This edition published in 1999 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, . Learn more about the program. Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 Arthur Quiller-Couch "A new, special, large type edition of the most famous collection of English verse ever made." He had tried to range over the whole field of English Verse from the beginning, or from the Thirteenth Century to this closing year of the Nineteenth, and to choose the best. 167 x 104 mm. Versandantiquariat Bürck (VDA / ILAB) Leather bound. 1st. Chosen and edited by H. S. Milford. The book is fantastic. Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding. Chosen and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. That's a shame, because it denies The Oxford Book of English Verse a role in disseminating the work of the younger generation (and we're talking under 60 here) from a diversity of backgrounds. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2020. And in the end, although he adds a scattering of fresh names to this classic work and places some new pieces alongside the old standards, he has broken little ground.AThomas L. Cooksey, Armstrong Atlantic State Univ., Savannah, GA. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. She loves the selection of poems and reads a part of this book every day. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats. The only reason I gave this book two stars instead of five is simply because it arrived soiled and the dusk cover ruffled and torn. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. Ricks brings in plenty of dialect verse, excerpts from long poems and verse plays, and a few translations into English. What he has undoubtedly produced, however, is an invaluable record of the past glories of English poetry, which will continue to inspire both readers and poets--whatever their age, wherever they are. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. Some of the poetry has been adapted by a few words that keep the thought and meter, e.g. - Handgebundener dunkelblauer Maroquinband der Zeit mit fünf erhabenen Bünden, goldgeprägter Titel auf zweitem Feld, alle mit doppelten Randrahmen, unten das Jahr, die Deckel ebenfalls mit Randrahmen aus Doppellinien, Stehkantenvergoldung aus einer Linie, filigrane Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt, handgestochene, dreifarbige Kapitale, signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: "Hatchards 187 Piccadilly". Signed on upper turn-in: Hatchards 187 Piccadilly. One reader of "Desert Stones - A Poem" said it inspired her. Chaucer's happy band of pilgrims. Ricks also includes poems famous for nonliterary reasons: "Twinkle, twinkle, little star," for example (by one Jane Taylor). Sprache: Englisch, (Spine lightly discoloured, corners slightly bumped, some leaves with foxing, owners' names to fly leaf and another front blank, else good.). Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. My happy solution was to buy all of them used via amazon.com. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1900; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'. . Sprache: Englisch, (Spine lightly discoloured, corners slightly bumped, some leaves with foxing, owners' names to fly leaf and another front blank, else good.). Not the book's fault, so I gave it five stars, but I'm disappointed with the seller. Unable to add item to List. (Jacksonville, FL, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. 1084 PP. Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918 (Hardcover) Published March 26th 1963 by Oxford University Press. 1st Edition. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Get it Now! Easy to read and use as a reference. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought Fine collection of English poets in stunning leather binding. RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Ecken leicht bestoßen, Besitzeinträge auf fliegenden Vorsätzen, einige Blätter unten etwas stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." There was a problem loading your book clubs. 1st. The Oxford Book of English Verse was first published in 1900 and it initiated the famous series of Oxford Books that has been running ever since. Author of books about Keats and T.S. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: … --Alan Stewart. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. Condition: Poor. Classifications Dewey … Oxford U Press, London, 1912. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Please try again. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900. Author (s): Arthur Quiller-Couch (Editor) ISBN: 0198121075 (ISBN13: 9780198121077) Edition language: English. Small octavo. Edition Notes Includes indexes. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions). First Edition. Condition: Very Good. (Wikipedia). Fine collection of English poets in stunning leather binding. People fall into hissy-fits about the several editions of the Oxford Book of English Verse, but they are all good and the differences reflect only the milieu and the individual editors' choice. Larkin writes in the short preface that the selection is wide rather than deep; and also notes that for the post-1914 period it is more a collection of poems, than of poets. Get it Now! Binding vg with a little looseness through use. It quickly established itself as a classic anthology, equal to Palgrave's Golden Treasury in … None (illustrator). RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Condition: Very Good. "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste … 4. The first edition appeared in 1900 and was edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, a poet himself and sometime King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge. Let's get one thing straight. More information about this seller Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. Hardcover. | Contact this seller Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. The Oxford Book of English Verse of the Romantic Period, 1798-1837. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. Dünndruckausgabe. Published by Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2019. Arranged in chronological order, the poems contained here range from the old, anonymous "Summer is icumen in" to the work of Seamus Heaney. I suppose a matter of taste, the price is attractive for a weighty tome and you can’t please everyone all the time but I admit to mild disappointment. (1925), From: There's a problem loading this menu right now. Erste Ausgabe. Fabric. 1. Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1931) ... Of English Verse 1250—1900 Impression of 1931 First edition, 1900 ... i.e. The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900; by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Upset that it was delivered with a slightly torn cover though. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Its second edition of 1952 was edited by B. | Contact this seller Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Long after reviewers stop debating how Ricks chose each item, readers will keep returning to these pages to find yet another good poem they've not before seen. Clarendon Press, Oxford | Contact this seller Clarendon Press, 1931. When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. (Wikipedia). Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2012. - India paper edition. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. First edition has title: The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900 Robert Mannying -- William Langland -- John Barbour -- Gefforey Chaucer -- Thomas HOccleve -- John Lydgate -- King James I of Scotland -- Robert Henryson -- William Dunbar -- John Skelton -- Sir Thomas Wyatt -- Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey -- Nicholas … B Y favour of the Public, The Oxford Book of English Verse has held its own in request for close upon forty years. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a generation. Finally available, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. First published in 1999 Subjects English poetry, English poetry (collections) Edit. Author of books about Keats and T.S. Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. It asks, "Who am I?" Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This edition also includes 12 illustrations. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The Oxford Book of English Verse was first published in 1900 and it initiated the famous series of Oxford Books that has been running ever since. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1900; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. - India paper edition. Send-to-Kindle or Email . 167 x 104 mm. anthologizes writings that come mostly from the British Isles. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. (1912), From: First edition. Pages: 1098. He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918), and for his literary criticism." If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. The Oxford Book Of English Verse - 1st Edition 1910. The Oxford Book of Englis... Enormously popular, this volume was revised once, in 1939, by the editor. (1923), From: The Book of Common Prayer: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition). I bought this for my father as a gift to give to my mother. I had this as a text book in college and it go shuffled in one of my moves so I reordered it to read at night to help me fall asleep. 1084 PP. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. When I purchase something new, especially books I expect top quality. More information about this seller Something went wrong. Hardcover. His new version (the first since 1972) starts with anonymous 13th-century lyric and ends with Seamus Heaney; in between are seven centuries' worth of poems in English from Britain and Ireland. (Wikipedia). - Handgebundener dunkelblauer Maroquinband der Zeit mit fünf erhabenen Bünden, goldgeprägter Titel auf zweitem Feld, alle mit doppelten Randrahmen, unten das Jahr, die Deckel ebenfalls mit Randrahmen aus Doppellinien, Stehkantenvergoldung aus einer Linie, filigrane Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt, handgestochene, dreifarbige Kapitale, signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: "Hatchards 187 Piccadilly". In 1939, the editor revised it, deleting several poems (especially from the late 19th century) that he regretted including and adding instead many poems published before 1901 as well as poems published up to 1918." The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (FINE BINDING COPY). 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. Tell us what you're looking for and once a match is found, we'll inform you by e-mail. Ricks admits that "most of us are not good at appreciating the poetry of those appreciably younger than we are." Looking forward to dipping into this, as and when. 1,084 pages. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1900; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'. Even after too-long-days, the volume is always at the ready for a dose of "culture" that is altogether too fragile in our politically correct world. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1900; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'. -- India paper edition. -- India paper edition. 5. The various Oxford books of poetry are the best value in literature. Blue fabric covers with gilt titles to front and spine. Second edition, 1939. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. | Contact this seller Clarendon Press, Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. On my "mindful days" I can escape everything and enter a world of civilized, verbal discipline. Highly recommend. Published by (Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom), About this Item: Clarendon Press, 1931. Get this from a library! Blue fabric covers with gilt titles to front and spine. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. The New Oxford Book of Light Verse by Kingsley Amis 37 ratings, average rating, 3 reviews The New Oxford Book of Light Verse Quotes Showing of 1 “Some mysterious revenge of nature has seen to it that no poem in praise of drink or tobacco (or snuff, if any) can succeed.”Cited by: 5. | Contact this seller 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. Five raised hubs to spine. "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a generation. Condition: Fine. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. "What is real?". has been added to your Cart. 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 Inches. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900, First Edition 1912 Leather spine and corners with the rest of the volume in cloth Very good condition with all pages present, some foxing to inside cover and back cover and just a small message stating Christmas 1913 in 2nd page (Poets from other countries are excludedAexcept Derek Walcott.) Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.

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