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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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Milton (John) - The Poetical Works...

April 27, 2017, 1:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

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Percy (Thomas) - Reliques of Ancient English Poetry...,

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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom

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Robinson (Mary) - Poems,

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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom

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[Snell (Powell) - Poetical Effusions from Fairy Camp],

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London, United Kingdom

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Blake (William).- Scott (John) - The Poetical Works,

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London, United Kingdom

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Victorian Decorative Cloth Bindings.- - Poetry.- Cats and Robert Farlie . Moral Emblems

April 27, 2017, 1:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

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19 century Persian Poetry Handwritten Book With 10 Miniatures Painting

April 27, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Mineola, NY, USA

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(JUDAICA.) Bien, Herman Milton. Oriental Legends and Other Poems.

April 27, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

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(JUDAICA.) Hyneman, Rebekah. The Leper; and Other Poems.

April 27, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

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(WAR OF 1812.) Volume IV of the Analectic Magazine, featuring the Defence of Fort M'Henry.

April 27, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

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April 30, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

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Large collection of books inscribed by Hebrew poets. 20th century

May 3, 2017, 5:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

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Poems of Childhood Eugene Field Maxfield Parrish

May 7, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Marlborough, NH, USA

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