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Poetry Books

Spoken on the street, put to music, or preserved in documents and books, poetry is not new to the history of man. In fact, despite its elusive nature, which is often considered subjective and open to interpretation, poetry has had as much of an inflammatory impact on the history of the world as other forms of literature and protest. This written reflection of history and the dialogue poetry has with it makes poems precious to scholars and collectors.

Since language stems from oral traditions of storytelling and song, it is difficult to pinpoint when poetry began. Some of the earliest known poetry was performed by the Greeks as part of drama in the 7th to 4th centuries B.C. The Shi Jing "Classic of Poetry" was the first major collection of Chinese poems, which combined odes and poetry... Read more

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HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. THREE STORIES & TEN POEMS. PARIS: 1923. INSCRIBED.

December 6, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

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[WARHOL, ANDY].

December 6, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

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L'Orlando Furioso.

December 8, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Lindau, Germany

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La Danse

December 8, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Lindau, Germany

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Poesie-Album.

December 8, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Lindau, Germany

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Lustige Bilder aus unseren Colonien.

December 8, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Lindau, Germany

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HAFTAROT ACCORDING TO THE ITALIAN RITE ON VELLUM, ITALY: 15TH CENTURY

December 15, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

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COMPENDIUM OF VARIOUS WORKS OF PHILOSOPHY, KABBALAH, LETTERS , AND POETRY, SEGOVIA 1437

December 15, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

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