Back in Time Rare Books Everyone should have a copy of this book and read it. The Oxford Book of Regency Verse. Early edition of Quiller-Couch's collection of English poetry, first published in 1900, in a handsome art nouveau-influenced style binding. 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: … More information about this seller Please try again. 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. No Jacket. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900. 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. I beautifully presented anthology of British verse, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 12, 2019, this is a fantastic buy, plenty of British poetry from medieval to 2oth century. Dr. Ralph Quane, Writer of Illuminated Manuscripts, Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2013. 1084 PP. The Oxford Book of Englis... Condition: Very Good. - 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". (Wikipedia). 1st. Published by Hardcover. Ricks also includes poems famous for nonliterary reasons: "Twinkle, twinkle, little star," for example (by one Jane Taylor). Hardcover. Sprache: Englisch, (Spine lightly discoloured, corners slightly bumped, some leaves with foxing, owners' names to fly leaf and another front blank, else good.). Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. | Contact this seller Chaucer's happy band of pilgrims. Enormously popular, this volume was revised once, in 1939, by the editor. (1901), From: (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). | Contact this seller A tidy book Size: 14 x 19.5 Cm. In a world so speedily running toward the cliff of lack in culture, taste, and use of OUR language, this volume was a welcome relief. First Edition. 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. It quickly established itself as a classic anthology, equal to Palgrave's Golden Treasury in … Dünndruckausgabe. RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 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." Hardcover. Too many of the poems I remembered were not included while too many lesser known (less interesting) poems and extracts from poems were. (Honiton, United Kingdom), About this Item: Oxford, Oxford, 1923. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. Erste Ausgabe. 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. The Oxford book of English verse This edition published in 1999 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, . It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. PO name on first page. (Jacksonville, FL, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. Please try again. 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. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 1st. Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. 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. 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. The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1918. This edition also includes 12 illustrations. Successor to W.B. Second edition, 1939. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, British & Irish Literary Criticism (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. 5. - India paper edition. Signed on upper turn-in: Hatchards 187 Piccadilly. Main The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 Hardcover. "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. Seller Inventory # 9027074. Get it Now! And in the end, although he adds a scattering of fresh names to this classic work and places some new pieces alongside the old standards, he has broken little ground.AThomas L. Cooksey, Armstrong Atlantic State Univ., Savannah, GA. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. 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). Oxford U Press, London, 1912. I recommend this for anybody who loves English poetry. Leather bound. More information about this seller anthologizes writings that come mostly from the British Isles. --Alan Stewart. New York. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Classifications Dewey … 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 Inches. Condition: Very Good. 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." Seller Inventory # 021456. The book is fantastic. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. "This volume soon became the standard anthology of English verse and sold nearly a million volume during Quiller-Couch's lifetime" (ODNB). Upset that it was delivered with a slightly torn cover though. Anyone who cares about literature in the English language will want this on their shelf. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Blue fabric covers with gilt titles to front and spine. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Hardcover. PO name on first page. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought More information about this seller (Nov.), This new edition of The Oxford Book of English Verse celebrates the centennial of the first edition (produced by Arthur Quiller-Couch) and the first revision since Helen Gardner's 1972 edition. Not the book's fault, so I gave it five stars, but I'm disappointed with the seller. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900. No Jacket. Looking forward to dipping into this, as and when. Small octavo. Great book with all sorts of good poetry. The Oxford Book of English Verse was first published in 1900 and it initiated the famous series of Oxford Books that has been running ever since. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2019. Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. Clarendon Press, Oxford Oxford, Oxford, 1923. Dünndruckausgabe. at least 27 years after it was first published / registered but not later than 31 December in the 28th year. [Arthur Quiller-Couch;] -- "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." 167 x 104 mm. 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. Some choices from major poets seem eccentric: of Pope, eight excerpts, and not one complete major poem? I suppose a matter of taste, the price is attractive for a weighty tome and you can’t please everyone all the time but I admit to mild disappointment. TEG. "What is real?". Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition has title: The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900 Robert Mannying -- William Langland -- John Barbour -- Gefforey Chaucer -- Thomas HOccleve -- John Lydgate -- King James I of Scotland -- Robert Henryson -- William Dunbar -- John Skelton -- Sir Thomas Wyatt -- Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey -- Nicholas … “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. 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'. Hardcover, 1,166 pages. Finally available, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. Of Wordsworth, eight poems, one in two versions? Seller Inventory # 261. (Berlin, Germany), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. Fabric. The Oxford book of English verse. Fabulous book! Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. Condition: Very Good. Binding vg with a little looseness through use. 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 … Arranged in chronological order, the poems contained here range from the old, anonymous "Summer is icumen in" to the work of Seamus Heaney. 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. Fine leather binding by Ringer & Hertzberg for Brentano's. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions). Please try again. 1st Edition. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Binding vg with a little looseness through use. Eliot, and 1. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. | Contact this seller 2. Eliot, and creator of The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse, Ricks must be one of the few people on the planet both famous enough to be asked to remake this book and widely enough read to do it well. When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. 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. B Y favour of the Public, The Oxford Book of English Verse has held its own in request for close upon forty years. Poor. "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. 396 Gramm. Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. Something went wrong. The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900; by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Condition: Fine. - 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". None (illustrator). I wanted the best in English poetry to give my children a new interest, especially during COVID-19 lockdown days. Erste Ausgabe. What he has undoubtedly produced, however, is an invaluable record of the past glories of English poetry, which will continue to inspire both readers and poets--whatever their age, wherever they are. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Well-organized: chronologically by Author's dates. Christopher Ricks's 1999 version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. The Oxford Book of English Verse of the Romantic Period, 1798-1837. (1925), From: Seller Inventory # 4161. 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. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. | Contact this seller "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." Get this from a library! Published by (Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom), About this Item: Clarendon Press, 1931. Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Learn more about the program. Seller Inventory # 006680. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918), and for his literary criticism." But, in fact, Ricks's treatment of modern poetry is inexplicably thin. (1923), From: Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2020. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. People fall into hissy-fits about the several editions of the Oxford Book of English Verse, but they are all good and the differences reflect only the milieu and the individual editors' choice. 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." Highly recommend. Tis amazing that such a anthology of great English poetry has been put together to show how effective English Poetry has been over the centuries. "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. 6. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918 (Hardcover) Published March 26th 1963 by Oxford University Press. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Condition: Very Good. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions). He chose poems from the period 1250–1900. Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2020. Clarendon Press, My happy solution was to buy all of them used via amazon.com. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Poetry changes lives by providing a new perspective. This latest version, prepared by the prolific critic Ricks (English, Boston Univ.) When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. Edition Notes Includes indexes. Condition: Poor. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Author of books about Keats and T.S. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Leather bound. First edition. Clarendon Press, Oxford On my "mindful days" I can escape everything and enter a world of civilized, verbal discipline. (Poets from other countries are excludedAexcept Derek Walcott.) Sprache: Englisch, (Spine lightly discoloured, corners slightly bumped, some leaves with foxing, owners' names to fly leaf and another front blank, else good.). The New Oxford Book of English Verse. Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1931) ... Of English Verse 1250—1900 Impression of 1931 First edition, 1900 ... i.e. Praed ("I'll cultivate rural enjoyment/ And angle immensely for trout"). 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