The ultimate anthology of great poems. Spanning seven centuries and comprising hundreds of poets, this magnificent collection contains the greatest poems ever written. Beautifully typeset, you will find classics from Milton, Chaucer, Tennyson, Dickinson, Poe, and too many more to list! Every poem that should be known by any well-rounded individual is found within! Organized chronologically, this volume is a MUST for every household. With over 1,070 poems, there is something for everyone... in addition to the classics, there are more than enough whimsical selections (Jabberwocky, Spider and the Fly, Twinkle Twinkle) to hold the interest of young readers. This carefully curated collection makes the perfect gift or coffee-table book.
In addition to a brief introduction, the volume has footnotes to explain archaic terms, an author index, first line index, and several engravings.