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Country Road and Other Poems 1947-52

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4119

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings, including call number on front board and labels partly removed from the rear endpaper. ; The author's first book.; ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44, [3] View more info

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The Turning Wheel

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$217.50

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8424

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Slight rubbing to ends of spine. Some rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. A couple of adhesive tape stains to reverse of dust wrapper. ; 33, (1) pages. Textured maroon cloth covers with red lettering and gold turning wheel emblem on front board. Page dimensions: 212mm x 136mm. Included loosely a typed poem entitled, "On Opening A Book Of Chinese Paintings," signed "Ruth Dallas 1963," in the top right-hand corner. Selected contents: Letter To A Chinese Poet - On Reading Your Poems; The Written Word; Clouds On The Sea; Autumn Wind; Dust; Reeds; Ananda; The Year'... View more info

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Joy of a Ming Vase

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago University Press: (2006)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15060

ISBN: 1877372307

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures. ; 60 pages. Illustrated papered boards. Bookmark ribbon. Page dimensions: 210 x 139mm. New Zealand poetry. "There are poems in this collection about Dutch Masters, the remembered voice of a deceased soprano, a waterfall, ancient Chinese artefacts, victims of the World Wars, kites and flowers; but each piece is sensitively imbued not only with the poet's awareness of impending death but also with the incorrigible fragility of life. While Dallas is at home in a number of different modes, her high regard for literary tradition as a form of spiritual realism makes her eminently... View more info

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Country Road and Other Poems 1947-52

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7138

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Owner's signature. Spotting to page edges. Some bumping to ends of spine. Some spotting to dust wrapper. 1/4" x 3/8" chip missing to dust wrapper at tail of spine. 3/8" tear to dust wrapper at head of front panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; The author's first book. 44 pages. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 210mm x 134mm. "The circle will remain, of mountain, hill / And curving sea that once enclosed the world, / And winds that smell and taste of the sea and shake / The needles from the pines with the sea's anger, / And great skies,... View more info

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Song for a Guitar and Other Songs

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Dunedin, University of Otago Press: (1976)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19345

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Spine faded.; 55 pages. Yellow printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 214 x 138mm. New Zealand poet. Selected and with an introduction by Charles Brasch. View more info

Walking on the Snow

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$261.00

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003898

ISBN: 0908563019

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


57 pages. Green boards with red titles on spine. Dimensions: 8 3/4" by 5 5/8". Inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper, dated 1976. View more info

Shadow Show

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$108.75

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003899

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


54 pages. Green boards with red lettering on spine. Owner's signature and address. Minor abrasions to front free endpaper where previous owner's signature erased. 1/8" tear at head of dust wrapper spine. A couple of View more info

Country Road and Other Poems 1947-52

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$101.50

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5363

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Owner's signature. Moderate foxing to dust wrapper. 1 3/4" tear to dust wrapper spine. Some spotting to page edges. Off-setting to endpapers. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; The author's first book. 44 pages. "The circle will remain, of mountain, hill / And curving sea that once enclosed the world, / And winds that smell and taste of the sea and shake / The needles from the pines with the sea's anger, / And great skies, and rivers blue as veins." from The World's Centre. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Collected Poems

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$26.10

Publisher: Dunedin, University of Otago Press: (2000)

Seller ID: 14469

ISBN: 1877133868

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Wrappers laminated in clear plastic. ; Second edition of Dallas' Collected Poems, with recent poems added. 203 pages. Page dimensions: 207 x 137mm. New Zealand poet. New Zealand literature. Includes all the poems from the author's collections "Country Road" (1953); "The Turning Wheel" (1961); "Day Book" (1966); "Shadow Show" (1968); "Walking on the Snow" (1976); "Steps of the Sun" (1979); together with recent poems. ; 8vo View more info

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Country Road and Other Poems 1947-52

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Christchurch, The Caxton Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19438

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature, "G J Griffiths 1953". Small 1/2" chip to corner of front panel of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; The author's first book. 44 pages. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 213mm x 136mm. "The circle will remain, of mountain, hill / And curving sea that once enclosed the world, / And winds that smell and taste of the sea and shake / The needles from the pines with the sea's anger, / And great skies, and rivers blue as veins." from the poem 'The World's Centre.' ; View more info

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Collected Poems

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Dunedin, University of Otago Press: (1987)

Seller ID: 20824

ISBN: 0908569386

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Fading to spine.; 192 pages. Page dimensions: 213 x 135mm. New Zealand poet. New Zealand literature. Includes all the poems from the author's collections "Country Road" (1953); "The Turning Wheel" (1961); "Day Book" (1966); "Shadow Show" (1968); "Walking on the Snow" (1976); and "Steps of the Sun" (1979). View more info

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Ragamuffin Scarecrow

By: Dallas, Ruth

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Dunedin, The Bibliography Room, University of Otago: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20853

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some rubbing to covers.; This is copy number 444 of an edition of 750 copies. [1-2] (1-21) [1 (blank)] pages. White card covers with printed orange wrapper. Page dimensions: oblong 273 x 210mm. A children's story. Woodcut illlustrations by Els Noordhof. "This story was written during the author's tenure of the Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago, Dunedin New Zealand." View more info

Poetry New Zealand. Volume Five.

By: McKay, Frank (ed.); contributors include Alistair Campbell; Ruth Dallas; Sam Hunt; Brian Turner; Hone Tuwhare; Ian Wedde

Price: NZ$24.65

Publisher: Dunedin, John Mcindoe:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4582

ISBN: 0868680419

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's inscription on inside front cover. Moderate foxing and a few small marks to card wrappers. Moderate rubbing to edges of wrappers.; 96 pages. Card wrappers. Dimensions: 8 3/8" by 5 3/8". An anthology of New Zealand poems. Many, but not all, have been previously published elsewhere. ; 8vo View more info

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School Journal - Part 4 - Number Two - 1974

By: [Various contributors, including Barry Crump; Ruth Dallas]

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School Publications Branch / Department of Education: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19534

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures.; Single issue of the New Zealand school journal. 80 pages. Page dimensions: 199 x 138mm. Cover photograph by Roger Donaldson. This issue includes the short story "Clarry Anything" by Barry Crump (pp. 63-69, illustrated by Tom McWilliams); and the poem "Rain" by Ruth Dallas (p. 8). Other contributors include Marie Prendeville; Michael King; Walter de la Mare; Rabindranath Tagore. View more info