The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 Arthur Quiller-Couch "A new, special, large type edition of the most famous collection of English verse ever made." Binding vg with a little looseness through use. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. Fine collection of English poets in stunning leather binding. Send-to-Kindle or Email . Seller Inventory # 951750. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. 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. The Oxford book of English verse This edition published in 1999 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, . 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250 - 1918 (1940 New Edition) Hardcover – January 1, 1939. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. "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 … Fabric. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. Eliot, and Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1931) ... Of English Verse 1250—1900 Impression of 1931 First edition, 1900 ... i.e. 1st Edition. One reader of "Desert Stones - A Poem" said it inspired her. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2019. (Berlin, Germany), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. Chosen and edited by Helen Gardner. Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. Get this from a library! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. "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. | Contact this seller Hardcover. 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. Leather bound. 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." Finally available, The Waste Land and Selected Poems by T. S. Eliot, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. Too many of the poems I remembered were not included while too many lesser known (less interesting) poems and extracts from poems were. Clarendon Press, Oxford Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. I bought this for my father as a gift to give to my mother. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Ricks admits that "most of us are not good at appreciating the poetry of those appreciably younger than we are." The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (FINE BINDING COPY). Long after reviewers stop debating how Ricks chose each item, readers will keep returning to these pages to find yet another good poem they've not before seen. Interestingly, it was carried widely around the British Empire and was seen as a… There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. No Jacket. (Poets from other countries are excludedAexcept Derek Walcott.) Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. This was not quite as good a selection as I had hoped. SmallWorksBooks It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions). its produced on good paper and presented beautifully a great gift, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 11, 2018, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 29, 2014. More information about this seller PO name on first page. (1918), From: 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. This completely fresh selection brings in new poems and poets from all ages, and extends the range by another half century, to include many twentieth century … The Oxford Book Of English Verse - 1st Edition 1910. 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. 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