Atlantic book of British and American poetry. by Sitwell, Edith Dame

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .

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  • English poetry.,
  • American poetry.

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LC ClassificationsPR1175 .S559
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Pagination1092 p.
Number of Pages1092
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Open LibraryOL17755732M

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Edited by Dame Edith Sitwell. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (). First edition (American precedes British). Special edition with tipped-in signed leaf.

This is a very fine copy in dust jacket with light wear and a few small tears at edges. The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry.

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In a volume which is a labor of love as well as of scholarship, Dame Edith has brought together within the covers of a single book the best of poetry in English, from the earliest pre-Chaucerian lyrics to the British and American poets of the 's.

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