--Alan Stewart. 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions). Oxford U Press, London, 1912. Chosen and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Second edition, 1939. The New Oxford Book of Light Verse by Kingsley Amis 37 ratings, average rating, 3 reviews The New Oxford Book of Light Verse Quotes Showing of 1 “Some mysterious revenge of nature has seen to it that no poem in praise of drink or tobacco (or snuff, if any) can succeed.”Cited by: 5. Oxford University Press; 1st edition (December 16, 1999). More information about this seller xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Erste Ausgabe. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Poetry changes lives by providing a new perspective. 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1931) ... Of English Verse 1250—1900 Impression of 1931 First edition, 1900 ... i.e. 6. Author (s): Arthur Quiller-Couch (Editor) ISBN: 0198121075 (ISBN13: 9780198121077) Edition language: English. On my "mindful days" I can escape everything and enter a world of civilized, verbal discipline. The Oxford Book of English Verse, A.D. 1250-1918. Oxford, Oxford, 1923. Dünndruckausgabe. 167 x 104 mm. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2019. I had this as a text book in college and it go shuffled in one of my moves so I reordered it to read at night to help me fall asleep. Binding vg with a little looseness through use. Hardcover. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions). Top subscription boxes – right to your door, British & Irish Literary Criticism (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Everyone should have a copy of this book and read it. Selection of verse from dates stated. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. More information about this seller "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a generation. First Edition. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. The Oxford Book of Regency Verse. Fine leather binding by Ringer & Hertzberg for Brentano's. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. Get it Now! Condition: Fine. Dr. Ralph Quane, Writer of Illuminated Manuscripts, Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2013. But such anthologies stand or fall on findings from minor authors, and Ricks offers a bounty of obscure good poems, among them Richard Corbett's sharp-tongued "Farewell, rewards and fairies"; Caroline Oliphant's wrenching Scots lament; a resonant story-in-verse from the second James Thomson; a harsh condemnation of war from Rudyard Kipling; and enjoyable silliness from W.M. Erste Ausgabe. 1st Edition. This edition also includes 12 illustrations. Well-organized: chronologically by Author's dates. Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding. Send-to-Kindle or Email . Judiciously selected and beautifully produced, this anthology will reward both poetry virgins and over-versed roués with its canny, sometimes inspired conjoining of the familiar and the obscure. Signed on upper turn-in: Hatchards 187 Piccadilly. | Contact this seller Bound by Birdsall in green leather with spine stamped in gilt with five raised bands, boards ruled in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, edges gilt, and marbled endpapers. Nonetheless, the poetry itself is wonderful and this is a nice addition to one’s library. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. My wish is that the reader should in his own pleasure quite forget the editor’s labour, which too has been pleasant: that, standing aside, I may believe this book has made the Muses’ access easier when, in the right hour, they come to him to uplift or to console. Oxford, Oxford Seller Inventory # 261. "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a generation. I bought this for my father as a gift to give to my mother. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900, First Edition 1912 Leather spine and corners with the rest of the volume in cloth Very good condition with all pages present, some foxing to inside cover and back cover and just a small message stating Christmas 1913 in 2nd page Poor. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The Oxford book of English verse. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 30, 2012. First edition. Published by 3. (1925), From: Clarendon Press, 1931. Too many of the poems I remembered were not included while too many lesser known (less interesting) poems and extracts from poems were. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. He had tried to range over the whole field of English Verse from the beginning, or from the Thirteenth Century to this closing year of the Nineteenth, and to choose the best. Ricks also includes poems famous for nonliterary reasons: "Twinkle, twinkle, little star," for example (by one Jane Taylor). Seller Inventory # 951750. 396 Gramm. Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. Praed ("I'll cultivate rural enjoyment/ And angle immensely for trout"). xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1900; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'. The only reason I gave this book two stars instead of five is simply because it arrived soiled and the dusk cover ruffled and torn. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Some of the poetry has been adapted by a few words that keep the thought and meter, e.g. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (FINE BINDING COPY). In 1939, the editor revised it, deleting several poems (especially from the late 19th century) that he regretted including and adding instead many poems published before 1901 as well as poems published up to 1918." Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. B. Vidigal, who chose 1 946 as the cut-off date because that year had seen the publication Looking forward to dipping into this, as and when. Five raised hubs to spine. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - … B Y favour of the Public, The Oxford Book of English Verse has held its own in request for close upon forty years. First compiled in 1900, the Oxford Book has been one of the few giant poetry anthologies intended more for bedsides and train rides than for classrooms. Condition: Fine. Condition: Very Good. His new version (the first since 1972) starts with anonymous 13th-century lyric and ends with Seamus Heaney; in between are seven centuries' worth of poems in English from Britain and Ireland. Sprache: Englisch, (Spine lightly discoloured, corners slightly bumped, some leaves with foxing, owners' names to fly leaf and another front blank, else good.). It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. (Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom), About this Item: Clarendon Press, 1931. I admit to buying the book because of the deep love and esteem Horace Rumpole carries for it - but it didn't disappoint me - it's sheer beauty! Chosen and edited by Helen Gardner. Fine leather binding by Ringer & Hertzberg for Brentano's. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Classifications Dewey … 1st. Early edition of Quiller-Couch's collection of English poetry, first published in 1900, in a handsome art nouveau-influenced style binding. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Of Wordsworth, eight poems, one in two versions? You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Chaucer's happy band of pilgrims. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Author of books about Keats and T.S. Chosen and edited by H. S. Milford. Finally available, The Waste Land and Selected Poems by T. S. Eliot, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. "What is real?". Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2020. Blue fabric covers with gilt titles to front and spine. RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Can't remember the title or the author of a book? Bound by Birdsall in green leather with spine stamped in gilt with five raised bands, boards ruled in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, edges gilt, and marbled endpapers. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Edition Notes Includes indexes. Please try again. | Contact this seller 1st Edition. 1084 PP. Signed on upper turn-in: Hatchards 187 Piccadilly. Twentieth-century choices look either "conservative" or idiosyncratic: William Empson (4.5 pages) gets almost as much space as Yeats (5.5), Basil Bunting only a page and a half (of translations). The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse is a poetry anthology edited by Philip Larkin. Published by 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. Published by Hardcover. Great book with all sorts of good poetry. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918. The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900; by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. 396 Gramm. In 1939, the editor revised it, deleting several poems (especially from the late 19th century) that he regretted including and adding instead many poems published before 1901 as well as poems published up to 1918." Eliot, and (Wikipedia). Christopher Ricks's 1999 version of, First compiled in 1900, the Oxford Book has been one of the few giant poetry anthologies intended more for bedsides and train rides than for classrooms. He had, Ricks's "English verse," then, is predominantly verse from England, and of a fairly senior variety at that--the juniors here are such golden codgers as Thom Gunn, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. Please login to your account first; Need help? | Contact this seller PO name on first page. Arranged in chronological order, the poems contained here range from the old, anonymous "Summer is icumen in" to the work of Seamus Heaney. Fabric. 1084 PP. "The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900 is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a generation. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. -- India paper edition. Seller Inventory # 9027074. “The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250–1900” is an anthology of English poetry — edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch and published in 1919 — that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least several generations. Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. (1901), From: Publication date 1912 Topics English poetry Publisher Oxford, The Clarendon Press Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights Let's get one thing straight. That's a shame, because it denies The Oxford Book of English Verse a role in disseminating the work of the younger generation (and we're talking under 60 here) from a diversity of backgrounds. I was raised on the Norton anthologies- but the OBEV is the English versus American standard and carries a much fuller repoitoire of poetry alone. - India paper edition. This latest version, prepared by the prolific critic Ricks (English, Boston Univ.) Condition: Very Good. Clarendon Press, Oxford (1918), From: Great poetry, it certainly doesn’t have everything for everyone but it’s still a great collection of poetry. More information about this seller The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. Interestingly, it was carried widely around the British Empire and was seen as a… When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. anthologizes writings that come mostly from the British Isles. Oxford U Press, London - Handgebundener dunkelblauer Maroquinband der Zeit mit fünf erhabenen Bünden, goldgeprägter Titel auf zweitem Feld, alle mit doppelten Randrahmen, unten das Jahr, die Deckel ebenfalls mit Randrahmen aus Doppellinien, Stehkantenvergoldung aus einer Linie, filigrane Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt, handgestochene, dreifarbige Kapitale, signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: "Hatchards 187 Piccadilly". Successor to W.B. -- India paper edition. 1st. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. The Oxford Book of English Verse of the Romantic Period, 1798-1837. When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250 - 1918 (1940 New Edition) Hardcover – January 1, 1939. Easy to read and use as a reference. Selection of verse from dates stated. has been added to your Cart. He chose poems from the period 1250–1900. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. Ecken leicht bestoßen, Besitzeinträge auf fliegenden Vorsätzen, einige Blätter unten etwas stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. (1912), From: WONDERFUL POETRY BUT BOOK CONDITION UNSATISFACTORY, Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2020. 1st Edition. (Jacksonville, FL, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. 1st. Condition: Very Good. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. TEG. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. First edition. Christopher Ricks's 1999 version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. 1,084 pages. 1st. No Jacket. PO name on first page. Larkin writes in the short preface that the selection is wide rather than deep; and also notes that for the post-1914 period it is more a collection of poems, than of poets. Fine collection of English poets in stunning leather binding. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Yet some of those same devotees may have serious reservations about what Ricks has done with this literary institution. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 by Quiller-Couch, Arthur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. 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