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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 Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, 1863

January 22, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser in 5 Volumes 1825

January 23, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
East Rochester, NY, USA

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Poetae Christiani Veteres. 3 vol., 1501.

January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

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Priapeia.-  Diversorum veterum poetarum in Priapum lusus, Venice, 1534.

January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

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Hunting broadsides & poetry.- , The Stagg Chace, engraved broadside, 1790.

January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

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TWO ILLUMINATED POEMS

January 26, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Durrow, Ireland

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The Poems of Adelaide Proctor Ticknor and Fields 1867 Author's Edition

January 28, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Mafarka le Futuriste. Paris: Sansot, 1909.

January 31, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Firenze, Italy

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Le monoplan du pape. Paris: Sansot, 1912.

January 31, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Firenze, Italy

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Il tamburo di fuoco. Milano: Sonzogno, 1922.

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Firenze, Italy

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Prigionieri e vulcani. Teatro futurista. Milano: Vecchi, 1927.

January 31, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Firenze, Italy

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Spagna veloce e toro futurista. Milano: Morreale, 1931.

January 31, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Firenze, Italy

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Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, L'aeropoema del golfo della Spezia. Milano: Mondadori, 1935.

January 31, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Firenze, Italy

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