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. Fabric. (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. Back in Time Rare Books Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Hardcover. Finally available, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. B Y favour of the Public, The Oxford Book of English Verse has held its own in request for close upon forty years. (1923), From: 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. Dünndruckausgabe. 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. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). Publication date 1912 Topics English poetry Publisher Oxford, The Clarendon Press Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights Some choices from major poets seem eccentric: of Pope, eight excerpts, and not one complete major poem? Chosen & Edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Dünndruckausgabe. 3. Please try your request again later. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, British & Irish Literary Criticism (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. 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. Yet some of those same devotees may have serious reservations about what Ricks has done with this literary institution. A tidy book Size: 14 x 19.5 Cm. Taylor & Baumann Books, LLC Fine collection of English poets in stunning leather binding. Condition: Very Good. | Contact this seller First edition. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. (Wikipedia). Condition: Poor. Its second edition of 1952 was edited by B. Erste Ausgabe. (Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom), About this Item: Clarendon Press, 1931. (Poets from other countries are excludedAexcept Derek Walcott.) The various Oxford books of poetry are the best value in literature, Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2021. (Ridgefield, CT, U.S.A.), About this Item: Oxford U Press, London, 1912. "This volume soon became the standard anthology of English verse and sold nearly a million volume during Quiller-Couch's lifetime" (ODNB). Hardcover, 1,166 pages. 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. 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. Great book with all sorts of good poetry. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 1st. Too many of the poems I remembered were not included while too many lesser known (less interesting) poems and extracts from poems were. I recommend this for anybody who loves English poetry. Five raised hubs to spine. Oxford University Press; 1st edition (December 16, 1999). (1918), From: According to Wikipedia: "Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 – 12 May 1944) was a British writer, who published under the pen name of Q. 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. Seller Inventory # 9027074. Published by Pages: 1098. 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. The first edition of The Oxford Book of Portuguese Verse, published by Oxford University Press in 1925, had not included Pessoa or any other modernists. Small octavo. Christopher Ricks's 1999 version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Dust Jacket Condition: no dj. None (illustrator). Small octavo. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (FINE BINDING COPY). None (illustrator). There was a problem loading your book clubs. Leather bound. The Oxford Book of English Verse, A.D. 1250-1918. My happy solution was to buy all of them used via amazon.com. The Oxford Book of Englis... 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. Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. When I purchase something new, especially books I expect top quality. Oxford U Press, London The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900; by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Poetry) QUILLER-COUCH, A.T.; HERRICK, Robert; MILTON, John; COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor; et all, Published by [Arthur Quiller-Couch;] -- "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. (Berlin, Germany), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. Finally available, The Waste Land and Selected Poems by T. S. Eliot, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. The first edition appeared in 1900 and was edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, a poet himself and sometime King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge. It asks, "Who am I?" Binding vg with a little looseness through use. 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918. Praed ("I'll cultivate rural enjoyment/ And angle immensely for trout"). 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. The book is fantastic. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Edition Notes Includes indexes. 1st Edition. WONDERFUL POETRY BUT BOOK CONDITION UNSATISFACTORY, Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2020. It quickly established itself as a classic anthology, equal to Palgrave's Golden Treasury in … "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. Wear to edges and corners with some loss of colour. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Oxford Book of English Verse 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. 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. PO name on first page. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions). (1901), From: Blue fabric covers with gilt titles to front and spine. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats. Highly recommend. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1931) ... Of English Verse 1250—1900 Impression of 1931 First edition, 1900 ... i.e. Seller Inventory # 006680. 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. 1st Edition. 396 Gramm. 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. Seller Inventory # 951750. First edition. Seller Inventory # 4161. 2. Ecken leicht bestoßen, Besitzeinträge auf fliegenden Vorsätzen, einige Blätter unten etwas stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. Fine leather binding by Ringer & Hertzberg for Brentano's. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. Seller Inventory # 261. More information about this seller The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900. 1st. Main The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. 1,084 pages. 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. Clarendon Press, He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918), and for his literary criticism." Poor. Get it Now! "What is real?". More information about this seller New York. 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 Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2020. The Oxford Book Of English Verse - 1st Edition 1910. 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. Selection of verse from dates stated. Looking forward to dipping into this, as and when. This edition presents the original twelve poems from Whitman's premier 1855 publication of Leaves of Grass. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. Selection of verse from dates stated. "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." 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." Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. 1082 clean pages will all manner of verse. | Contact this seller Ricks brings in plenty of dialect verse, excerpts from long poems and verse plays, and a few translations into English. Chosen and edited by Helen Gardner. "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. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. Published by (1931), From: 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 was first published in 1900 and it initiated the famous series of Oxford Books that has been running ever since. 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. 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. (Honiton, United Kingdom), About this Item: Oxford, Oxford, 1923. Upset that it was delivered with a slightly torn cover though. 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. Please try again. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. But, in fact, Ricks's treatment of modern poetry is inexplicably thin. Five raised hubs to spine. Chaucer's happy band of pilgrims. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Condition: Very Good. anthologizes writings that come mostly from the British Isles. "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. Get this from a library! Tell us what you're looking for and once a match is found, we'll inform you by e-mail. --Alan Stewart. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250 - 1918 (1940 New Edition) Hardcover – January 1, 1939. Poor. has been added to your Cart. The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse is a poetry anthology edited by Philip Larkin. 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. Hardcover. Successor to W.B. Fabric. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought Oxford, Oxford, 1923. A deeply satisfying book of the best of English poetry. B. Vidigal, who chose 1 946 as the cut-off date because that year had seen the publication Hardcover. 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. . Everyone should have a copy of this book and read it. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901. - 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". 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions). Published by 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. Condition: Very Good. Easy to read and use as a reference. Something went wrong. | Contact this seller Of Wordsworth, eight poems, one in two versions? Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. Hardcover. No Jacket. He chose poems from the period 1250–1900. Author (s): Arthur Quiller-Couch (Editor) ISBN: 0198121075 (ISBN13: 9780198121077) Edition language: English. 1084 PP. xix, [1 blank], 1083, [1 blank] pp. The various Oxford books of poetry are the best value in literature. On my "mindful days" I can escape everything and enter a world of civilized, verbal discipline. The Oxford book of English verse. 6. Buybyebooks 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). Ecken leicht bestoßen, Besitzeinträge auf fliegenden Vorsätzen, einige Blätter unten etwas stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. More information about this seller Condition: Very Good. 167 x 104 mm. First Edition. RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. First Edition. Contemporary dark-blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt title on second compartment, turn-ins richly tooled with gilt fillets, all edges gilt. -- India paper edition. When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. Condition: Very Good. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2019. (Wikipedia). Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Arranged in chronological order, the poems contained here range from the old, anonymous "Summer is icumen in" to the work of Seamus Heaney. More information about this seller You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. 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. This edition also includes 12 illustrations. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. 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