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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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TWELVE LEATHER BOUND TRAVELLING VOLUMES OF SHAKESPEARE

February 23, 2017, 12:00 PM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

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Mario d' AMOR - Tendres confidences -Recueil de Poemes - Envoi sur la page de garde

February 24, 2017, 2:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€30 (starting bid)

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SHAKESPEAREANA - JOÃO ABEL MANTA

February 24, 2017, 4:00 PM WET
Porto, Portugal

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19th Century Collection of Hymns

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Otisville, NY, USA

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Milton's Paradise Lost Illustrated by Gustave Dore

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

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Asian poem volumes: In Old Peking, by E.A. Punnett (2pcs)

March 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
West Columbia, SC, USA

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