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The golden treasury of poetry

Author: Louis Untermeyer; Joan Walsh Anglund
Publisher: New York : Golden Press, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of over 350 English and American poems, about animals, people, famous events, the seasons, and Christmas, and including nonsense verse, inspirational lines, and wisdom in rhyme.
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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Golden treasury of poetry.
New York, Golden Press [1959]
(OCoLC)655121446
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Untermeyer; Joan Walsh Anglund
OCLC Number: 248425
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 324 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Partial contents : The little elf / John Kendrick Bangs --
Questions at night / Louis Untermeyer --
Poor Richard's wisdom / Benjamin Franklin --
The camel's lament / Charles Edward Carryl --
The rhinoceros ; An introduction to dogs / Ogden Nash --
The bloodhound / Edward Anthony --
Bob white / George Cooper --
The ant and the cricket / Aesop --
The fly / William Blake --
The raggle taggle gypsies (Old folk song) --
The village blacksmith ; Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Old mother hubbard / Sarah Catherine Martin --
Simple Simon / Anonymous. Partial contents cont'd : Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe --
The fox and the grapes / Joseph Lauren --
The enchanted shirt / John Hay --
Molly Pitcher / Kate Brownlee Sherwood --
The blind men and the elephant / John Godfrey Saxe --
Humpty Dumpty's recitation / Lewis Carroll --
The table and the chair ; Lear's limericks / Edward Lear --
Limericks since Lear --
Thanksgiving day / L. Maria Child --
A visit from St. Nicholas / Clement Clarke Moore --
The fly-away horse / Eugene Field --
The land of nod / Robert Louis Stevenson --
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman --
Battle hymn of the republic / Julia Ward Howe --
When I have fears that I may cease to be / John Keats.
Responsibility: selected and with a commentary by Louis Untermeyer ; illustrated by Joan Walsh Anglund.

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An illustrated collection of over 350 English and American poems, about animals, people, famous events, the seasons, and Christmas, and including nonsense verse, inspirational lines, and wisdom in rhyme.

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