The Golden Treasury of Poetry by Louis Untermeyer newly listed for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Collins, 1982, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings; Colour Drawings;
From the cover: This handsome, beautifully illustrated book contains over 400 carefully chosen poems. There are simple verses, story poems, limericks, animal poems, nonsense poems, ballads, Christmas poems.
Louis Untermeyer, a distinguished poet and anthologist, has made the selection with discrimination, and you will find poems from every period of English literature: from Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Tennyson, the Brownings, to T. S. Eliot, de la Mare, E. E. Cummings and Ogden Nash. He has also written an informal commentary which runs through the book, giving extra delight to the reader. The illustrations on every page by the sensitive American artist Joan Walsh Anglund further enhance this splendid volume.
This is a book to be treasured. To own it is to own a lifetimes delight.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.
Matching Pictorial boards. 324 pages. Index. 10¼” x 7½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt with you something from here?