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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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The Merry Muses of Caledonia, Poetical Works

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

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Anything Can Happen & Crediting Poetry Books

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

$18 (starting bid)

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3 Assorted Seamus Heaney Poetry Books

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

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3 Collectible Seamus Heaney Poetry Books

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

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2 Seamus Heaney Poetry Books

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

$8 (starting bid)

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5 Assorted Seamus Heaney Poetry Books

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

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1936 Works of Shakespeare & 1942 Frost Poems

July 1, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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Book - Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

July 1, 2017, 11:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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A Hand Forged Liquid Flask - 12oz

July 1, 2017, 11:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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d Arnaldo Pomodoro (b.1926) Siete Poemas Sajones ('Seven Saxon Poems') by Jorge Luis Borges

July 6, 2017, 1:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£1,200 (starting bid)

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Coleridge, Thoreau, Whitman, and Horace

July 8, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$300 (1 bid)

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London Folio Society: Ovid and Boccaccio - Italian Poets

July 8, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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[Mardi Gras] Comus, 1873 Booklet

July 9, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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[SHAKESPEARE]--MARSHALL, WOODEN CASKET CARVED FROM SHAKESPEARE'S MULBERRY TREE, 19TH CENTURY

July 11, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

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Armed Service Edition Carl Sandberg Poems

July 29, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Jacksonville, IL, USA

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