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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
World's best poetry .
Philadelphia, J.D. Morris and Co. 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bliss Carman; John Vance Cheney; Charles G D Roberts, Sir; Charles F Richardson; Francis Hovey Stoddard; John R Howard
|Notes:||Each volume has special t.p.|
|Description:||10 volumes frontispieces, plates (some color) portraits 23 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Of home, of friendship; introduction: The purpose of poetry, by E. Carman; introductory essay: Young people and the poets, by W.D. MacClintock.--v. 2. Love; introductory essay: The future of poetry, by J.V. Cheney.--v. 3. Sorrow and consolation; [introductory essay] An interpretor of life, by L. Abbott.--v. 4. The higher life; [introductory essay] Religion and poetry, by W. Gladden.--v. 5. Nature; [introductory essay] The poetry of nature, by C.G.D. Roberts.--v. 6. Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The place of poetry in life, by C.F. Richardson.--v. 7. Descriptive narrative; [introductory essay] What's the use of poetry, by R. Le Gallienne.--v. 8. National spirit; [introductory essay] The study of poetry, by F.H. Stoddard.--v. 9. Of tragedy, of humor; [introductry essay] The old case of poetry in a new court, by F.A. Gummere.--v. 10. Poetical quotations; [introductory essay] After all, what is poetry, by J.R. Howard.|
|Responsibility:||editor in chief, Bliss Carman; associated editors, John Vance Cheney, Charles G.D. Roberts, Charles F. Richardson, Francis H. Stoddard; managing editor, John R. Howard.|