Highly recommend. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. American students who want to really know English poetry must know this book, Reviewed in the United States on April 5, 2015. 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." 167 x 104 mm. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Chosen and edited by H. S. Milford. 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. 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. Leather bound. The Oxford Book of English Verse of the Romantic Period, 1798-1837. WONDERFUL POETRY BUT BOOK CONDITION UNSATISFACTORY, Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2020. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. (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. Selection of verse from dates stated. 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. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250 - 1900. Unable to add item to List. 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. More information about this seller (Wikipedia). They have both thoroughly enjoyed this collection and would recommend it to anyone with an interest in reading a wide selection of verse. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918 (Hardcover) Published March 26th 1963 by Oxford University Press. Binding vg with a little looseness through use. When Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch wrote his preface to the first Oxford Book of English Verse in October 1900, his agenda was quite clear. (1931), From: Fine leather binding by Ringer & Hertzberg for Brentano's. 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. Main The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 Inches. Small octavo. Condition: Very Good. 6. Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. Chosen & Edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. My happy solution was to buy all of them used via amazon.com. 4. The Oxford Book of English Verse, A.D. 1250-1918. [Arthur Quiller-Couch;] -- "First published 1900; reprinted ... 1930; new edition 1939." Seller Inventory # 951750. Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. ", The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Robert Frost, The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918, The Oxford Book of English Verse (chosen and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch), The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950 (Oxford Books of Verse), The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, A Man for All Seasons: A Play in Two Acts, The Golden Treasury: The Best of Classic English Verse, Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources (Penguin Classics), Let's get one thing straight. I bought this for my father as a gift to give to my mother. The Book of Common Prayer: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition). Spine discoloured with boards missing on both front and back, First edition. 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. 1st. (1901), From: - 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". 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. 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. It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. 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. Early edition of Quiller-Couch's collection of English poetry, first published in 1900, in a handsome art nouveau-influenced style binding. They are both elderly now and some of the lines take them back to their younger days, either as adults starting out in the 55 years of marriage or as children reading poetry in school. It asks, "Who am I?" 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. But, in fact, Ricks's treatment of modern poetry is inexplicably thin. It sold close to 500,000 copies in its first edition. Hardcover, 1,166 pages. Signed on upper turn-in: Hatchards 187 Piccadilly. 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, 1250-1900; by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. 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. 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions). The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900. Seller Inventory # 9027074. Anyone who cares about literature in the English language will want this on their shelf. 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. Condition: Very Good. B. Vidigal, who chose 1 946 as the cut-off date because that year had seen the publication Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - … 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'. I recommend this for anybody who loves English poetry. The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250 - 1918 (1940 New Edition) Hardcover – January 1, 1939. The Oxford Book of Englis... | Contact 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. Second edition, 1939. Ricks admits that "most of us are not good at appreciating the poetry of those appreciably younger than we are." 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." 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 This was not quite as good a selection as I had hoped. Seller Inventory # 021456. None (illustrator). Hardcover. Great book with all sorts of good poetry. Interestingly, it was carried widely around the British Empire and was seen as a… Clarendon Press, Fabric. Chosen by Sir Humphrey Milford. "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. Pages: 1098. -- India paper edition. When I purchase something new, especially books I expect top quality. Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2020. 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'. Published by Send-to-Kindle or Email . "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. 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. Condition: Very Good. | Contact 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. Published by (1923), From: 1st. "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. Chosen and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. Please login to your account first; Need help? Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. Get this from a library! | Contact this seller Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Poetry) QUILLER-COUCH, A.T.; HERRICK, Robert; MILTON, John; COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor; et all, Published by 1st Edition. Buybyebooks More information about this seller Oxford University Press; 1st edition (December 16, 1999). 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. Upset that it was delivered with a slightly torn cover though. On my "mindful days" I can escape everything and enter a world of civilized, verbal discipline. 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. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Seller Inventory # 4161. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1918. 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. Oxford U Press, London, 1912. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The various Oxford books of poetry are the best value in literature, Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2021. Dünndruckausgabe. 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." 1st Edition. 1st. Let's get one thing straight. (Poets from other countries are excludedAexcept Derek Walcott.) 1919. TEG. Taylor & Baumann Books, LLC 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). Even after too-long-days, the volume is always at the ready for a dose of "culture" that is altogether too fragile in our politically correct world. Dünndruckausgabe. This edition presents the original twelve poems from Whitman's premier 1855 publication of Leaves of Grass. There's a problem loading this menu right now. James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A 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. 2. 1084 PP. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. 5. First edition. "What is real?". Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Oxford, Oxford The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions). Something went wrong. Please try again. 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. | Contact this seller The Oxford book of English verse. Of Wordsworth, eight poems, one in two versions? Includes preface, contents, indices of authors and first lines. 1084 PP. Eliot, and Chaucer's happy band of pilgrims. This edition also includes 12 illustrations. . 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." Get it Now! Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1925. Please try again. New York. Its second edition of 1952 was edited by B. Hardcover. 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