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1880 Rivelin Rhymes Henry Waterfall Scarce First Edition Illustrated Sheffield
1880 Rivelin Rhymes Henry Waterfall Scarce First Edition Illustrated Sheffield

Price: £165.00

A rhythmical anthology containing several poems which hold references to the Rivelin Valley, Sheffield. First edition. Featuring several beautifully illustrated plates including a frontispiece, and a facsimile of...

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1880 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls Second Series first edition
1880 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls Second Series first edition

Price: £39.99

A well-preserved volume from that foremost of Victorian poets.In this edition, Browning presents his second series of dramatic idyls, on Echetlos, Clive, Muleykeh, Pietro of Abano, and Pan and Luna.Replete with charming...

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1880 Scarce Edition The City of Dreadful Night Poem James Thomson
1880 Scarce Edition The City of Dreadful Night Poem James Thomson

Price: £395.00

James Thomson's first and most important book.  In the very scarce first issue large paper copy, of which only forty were printed.   The City of Dreadful Night is a study in melancholia and the introverted mind. It is...

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1880 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri I C Wright Flaxman Illustrations
1880 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri I C Wright Flaxman Illustrations

Price: £320.00

An uncommon copy of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.The Fifth Edition.Translated by Ichabod Charles Wright, an English scholar, translator and poet. He was famous for his translations of Italian literature, particularly this work...

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1880 The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington
1880 The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington

Price: £59.99

A collection of the poetry of Horace, translated into English. Eighth edition.

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1880 The Prize for Girls and Boys Periodical Childrens' Illustrated
1880 The Prize for Girls and Boys Periodical Childrens' Illustrated

Price: £48.00

An illustrated children's periodicals, 'The Prize', with numerous short articles on history and religion, as well as numerous poems. 'The Prize' was a children's monthly periodical of the nineteenth...

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1881 2 Volumes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Poetical Works Illustrated
1881 2 Volumes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Poetical Works Illustrated

Price: £250.00

The complete poetic works of this early American bard, illustrated with numerous plates and countless vignettes.Longfellow was born in Maine. He visited Europe before becoming a professor at Harvard. He retired from teaching in 1854,...

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1881 2vol Illustrated British Ballads Old And New Selected Edited By G B Smith
1881 2vol Illustrated British Ballads Old And New Selected Edited By G B Smith

Price: £79.99

A beautifully illustrated collection of British poetry with numerous engravings throughout and with decorative capitals and borders to each page. In two volumes complete. Containing poems from various authors including Oliver...

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1881 English Odes Edmund Gosse First Edition Ramage Signed Binding Poem Antholgy
1881 English Odes Edmund Gosse First Edition Ramage Signed Binding Poem Antholgy

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this critical work by Edmund Gosse.In a signed J Ramage and Co Binding.This anthology consists of a variety of poetry from several English poets such as Spenser, Jonson, Milton, Cowley,...

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1881 Poetical Works of Lord Byron Frontispiece Don Juan Childe Harold
1881 Poetical Works of Lord Byron Frontispiece Don Juan Childe Harold

Price: £75.00

A nicely bound collection of the infamous Lord Byron's influential poetry. Including the poems 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 'Don Juan', 'Lara', and many more. Lord Byron is one of the most...

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1881 William Young Sellar The Roman Poets Of The Republic
1881 William Young Sellar The Roman Poets Of The Republic

Price: £250.00

A history of the poets of the Roman Republic.Written by William Young Sellar, a renowned Scottish classical scholar, the work is befittingly authoritative, with sections on both the poets and the eras in which they worked. Contains...

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1882 3vol The Poetical Works of John Milton Memoir David Masson Fine Binding
1882 3vol The Poetical Works of John Milton Memoir David Masson Fine Binding

Price: £300.00

A charming three volume set of John Milton's poetical works, edited by renowned scholar, David Masson. With a frontispiece to all volumes and occasional vignettes to pages. The editor of...

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1882 Ballads and Songs of Lancashire John Harland Third Edition Illustrated
1882 Ballads and Songs of Lancashire John Harland Third Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A third edition copy of this fascinating collection of Lancashire songs and ballads; collected, compiled, and edited with notes by the renowned English reporter and antiquary John Harland. ...

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1882 Selections of Poetry of Robert Herrick Illustrated Edwin A Abbey First UK
1882 Selections of Poetry of Robert Herrick Illustrated Edwin A Abbey First UK

Price: £95.00

A scarce first UK edition of Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick.With 45 plates, illustrated by Edwin A Abbey.A seventeenth century cleric, Robert Herrick was know for his lyrical poetry style and for writing over...

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1882 Sir Walter Scott Poetical Works Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt Detail
1882 Sir Walter Scott Poetical Works Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt Detail

Price: £18.00

The poetical works of the prolific Scottish author, some of the most popular of their day and since.  Sir Walter Scott was a novelist and poet whose popularity has endured from his own day to the modern era. He was a...

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1882 Sir Walter Scott The Poetical Works Full Morocco Armorial Binding Gilt
1882 Sir Walter Scott The Poetical Works Full Morocco Armorial Binding Gilt

Price: £340.00

An illustrated collection of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott, in a lovely full morocco armorial binding.This is a prize copy, awarded by the College of Preceptors, whose crest it bears. It was awarded to Mervyn Bruce Grace for general...

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1882 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition
1882 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition

Price: £37.00

The Albion Edition of The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. No date to title page though publisher's preface dated 1882. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator. His most famous works include 'Paul...

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1882 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore
1882 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

Price: £29.00

A scarce edition of this collection of poetical works, profusely illustrated by Thomas Seccombe and presented in a half calf binding with marbled boards. Undated. Dated from Copac and copies...

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1882 William Morris The Life and Death of Jason Poem
1882 William Morris The Life and Death of Jason  Poem

Price: £190.00

A smart edition of this poem by William Morris, based on the mythological Greek hero Jason. Eighth edition, revised by the author. Contains loosely inserted newspaper clippings on the poems of Morris.

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1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Thomas Babington Macaulay Illustrated Narrative Poems
1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Thomas Babington Macaulay Illustrated Narrative Poems

Price: £89.00

A nicely bound copy of Lays of Ancient Rome.A 'New Edition' of this work.Lays of Ancient Rome is a collection of narrative poems by Thomas Babington Macaulay. The work has strong dramatic and tragic themes. Illustrated throughout.With...

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1883 Legends and Lyrics Adelaide Anne Procter Poetry Introduction by Dickens
1883 Legends and Lyrics Adelaide Anne Procter Poetry Introduction by Dickens

Price: £59.99

A collection of the poetry of Adelaide Anne Procter. Including an introduction by Charles Dickens. New edition. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1883 Pan-Pipes Book of Old Songs Theo Marzials Walter Crane Illus Colour Plates
1883 Pan-Pipes Book of Old Songs Theo Marzials Walter Crane Illus Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A charming collection of old songs and poems set to music by Theo Marzials, colourfully illustrated by Walter Crane. A collection of old poems and songs, set to music. Containing the songs...

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1883 The Poetical Works James Russell Lowell Complete Edition Leather
1883 The Poetical Works James Russell Lowell Complete Edition Leather

Price: £115.00

A handsomely bound volume featuring the poetical works of James Russell Lowell Complete edition. The poetical work of James Russell Lowell. Associated with the Fireside Poets, Lowell was...

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1883 Twenty-Two Sonnets R E Egerton-Warburton Illustrated
1883 Twenty-Two Sonnets R E Egerton-Warburton Illustrated

Price: £32.99

A collection of sonnets from Victorian landowner, Rowland Egerton-Warburton.Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. His poetry, usually on the subjects of hunting and country life, was light-hearted and popular.Including...

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1884 2 vol in 1 Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning Harold Nelson Attractive Bindi
1884 2 vol in 1 Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning Harold Nelson Attractive Bindi

Price: £125.00

An attractively bound selection of poetry by Robert Browning Two volumes bound as one. With the bookplate of J H Burton, possibly Scottish historian and economist John HIll Burton and author...

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1884 2Vol The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate
1884 2Vol The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate

Price: £39.99

A uniformly bound collection of Tennyson's dramas. Including classics such as Queen Mary, Becket, and The Cup. Volume six and eight of the original ten.

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1884 6 Vols The Works of Alfred LORD TENNYSON
1884 6 Vols The Works of Alfred LORD TENNYSON

Price: £159.99

Six Volumes of Tennyson's works, including classics such as The Lady of Shallot, The Lotos-Eaters, the Idylls, and several of his dramas. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Six Volumes of Ten. With the armorial nameplate of S....

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1884 6vols The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Binding Poem
1884 6vols The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Binding Poem

Price: £110.00

Six volumes of Alfred Tennyson's works.Volumes I, II, IV, V, VI and VII of this originally seven volume set. The collection eventually expanded to ten volumes later. This is therefore six volumes of the eventual ten volume set....

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1884 Ancient Popular Poetry from Authentic Manuscripts Edmund Goldsmid
1884 Ancient Popular Poetry from Authentic Manuscripts Edmund Goldsmid

Price: £33.99

A Victorian collection of popular poetry, revised from the original manuscripts. Limited edition, privately printed in Edinburgh, with 275 small-paper copies printed for subscribers. Featuring several illustrations. Volume...

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1884 Athelney and Other Poems Eliza Down First Edition
1884 Athelney and Other Poems Eliza Down First Edition

Price: £100.00

A scarce first edition of this volume of poetry.Athelney is located between the villages of Burrowbridge and East Lyng in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. The area is known as the Isle of Athelney, because it was once a...

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1884 Ballads and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson Rizpah Columbus
1884 Ballads and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson Rizpah Columbus

Price: £23.99

A collection of the poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Including ballads such as The First Quarrel, The Northern Cobbler, Columbus, De Profundis and many others.

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1884 Devonshire Scenery Prose and Song William Everitt Limited Edition
1884 Devonshire Scenery Prose and Song William Everitt Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

A limited edition collection of charming songs and poems about the Devonshire area in England. A limited edition work, being numbered nine out of one of one-hundred copies printed on large handmade...

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1884 Holger Drachmann Dybe Strenge Digte og Sange Poetry Danish Original Wraps
1884 Holger Drachmann Dybe Strenge Digte og Sange Poetry Danish Original Wraps

Price: £75.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Holger Drachmann. The first edition, in the original Danish, with the original paper wraps bound in. Holger Drachmann was a Danish poet and dramatist...

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1884 Life Songs Being Original Poems Louisa Marchioness of Waterford Illustrated
1884 Life Songs Being Original Poems Louisa Marchioness of Waterford Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A beautiful illustrated work of poetry.With 18 illuminated pages and three plates.A stunning example of gilt decorated text illumination.Contains poems written by Louisa Beresford, Marchioness of Waterford, a Pre-Raphelite watercolourist...

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1884 Milton's L'Allegro And Il Penseroso Illustrated Etchings By Birket Foster
1884 Milton's L'Allegro And Il Penseroso Illustrated Etchings By Birket Foster

Price: £39.99

Milton's poems L'Allegro and Il Penseroso thirty illustrations from etchings on steel by Birket Foster including a portrait of Milton from the pictures by Samuel Cooper to title. L'Allegro is a pastoral  poem...

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1884 Poems Charles Kingsley Volume I Saints Tragedy Sotheran Binding Drama
1884 Poems Charles Kingsley Volume I Saints Tragedy Sotheran Binding Drama

Price: £110.00

A beautifully bound edition of Charles Kingsley's The Saint's Tragedy.In a signed Sotheran and Co binding.Published as a part of his Poems, this being volume I.This verse tragedy, in the style of Shakespeare, is based on the life of...

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1884 R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads Poetry New Edition of Quest of the Sangraal
1884 R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads Poetry New Edition of Quest of the Sangraal

Price: £30.00

A copy of R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads.A collection of fantasy poetry based on folk myths and legends by Cornish priest and antiquarian R S Hawker.

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1884 Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Series New Ed
1884 Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Series New Ed

Price: £29.00

The first series of a selection of poems from Elizabeth Barrett Browning.New edition. Including Bertha in the Lane, The Romaunt of the Page, Lady Geraldine's Courtship and many others.

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1884 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poetry
1884 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poetry

Price: £75.00

A pocket-sized edition of Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1884 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. Including Introduction and Notes.
1884 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. Including Introduction and Notes.

Price: £24.00

A lovely example of this poetical work by Sir Walter Scott, smartly bound in a full calf binding, and illustrated with eight plates. A beautifully bound copy of this work of Walter Scott. Undated,...

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1884 The Voyage of Arundel and other Rhymes from Cornwall Henry Sewell Stokes
1884 The Voyage of Arundel and other Rhymes from Cornwall Henry Sewell Stokes

Price: £59.99

A presentation copy, signed by the author, of this charming poetry of South-West England. A New Edition with additions. With a lovely frontispiece. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1884 Tristram of Lyonesse by Algernon Charles Swinburne
1884 Tristram of Lyonesse by Algernon Charles Swinburne

Price: £79.99

A volume of poetry by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Third edition. Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He invented the roundel form, wrote several novels,...

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1885 2vol Glenaveril or The Metamorphoses Earl of Lytton Owen Meredith First Ed
1885 2vol Glenaveril or The Metamorphoses Earl of Lytton Owen Meredith First Ed

Price: £75.00

An uncommon first edition of this poem by Robert Bulwer-Lytton.Complete in two volumes.Robert Bulwer-Lytton, who wrote under the pseudonym Owen Meredith, was an English Statesman and Poet. The son of novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton,...

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1885 3vols The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Memoir Rossetti
1885 3vols The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Memoir Rossetti

Price: £240.00

The complete poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. In three volumes.With a frontispiece to each volume.This edition is revised with notes and a memoir of Shelley by Michael Rossetti.With half-titles to all volumes.Percy Bysshe Shelley...

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1885 Airs from ARCADY and Elsewhere H. C. Bunner 1st UK
1885 Airs from ARCADY and Elsewhere H. C. Bunner 1st UK

Price: £26.99

A great collection from American poet Henry Cuyler Bunner, scarce as a UK first edition. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With a 'T. Simmons' bookseller's label on the front pastedown. Henry Cuyler Bunner,...

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1885 Alastor or The Spirit of Solitude and Other Poems Percy Bysshe Shelley
1885 Alastor or The Spirit of Solitude and Other Poems Percy Bysshe Shelley

Price: £115.00

A limited edition print of Shelley's Alastor... and Other Poems.A reprint of the first edition, restricted to 404 copies. This copy is one of the 350 printed to 'toned paper'.Published as a part of the Shelley Society second series...

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1885 Early Ballads Illustrative of History Traditions and Customs Robert Bell
1885 Early Ballads Illustrative of History Traditions and Customs Robert Bell

Price: £19.99

A collection of early English ballads, selected by Robert Bell. Including poems such as The Battle of Otterburn, The Death of Parcy Reed, The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green and many others.

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1885 Farm Ballads Farm Festivals and Farm Legends Will Carleton
1885 Farm Ballads Farm Festivals and Farm Legends Will Carleton

Price: £29.99

A collection of agricultural ballads and poetry from Will Carleton. New edition. Illustrated with decorative head-and-tailpieces.

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1885 POEMS by Jean INGELOW Third Series First Edition
1885 POEMS by Jean INGELOW Third Series First Edition

Price: £49.99

The first edition of Ingelow's third series of Poems. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Third Series. Bound by Spottiswoode & Co., with a bookbinder's label to the rear pastedown. Jean Ingelow, 1820...

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1885 Sonnets by Herbert New Printed For His Personal Friends Inscribed by Author
1885 Sonnets by Herbert New Printed For His Personal Friends Inscribed by Author

Price: £115.00

A scarce locally imprinted collection of sonnets by Herbert New, inscribed by the author. First edition. A copperplate inscription to title page reads Rev. Thomas Hinks, with H. N.'s kind regards.

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1885 Station Hunting on the Warrego: Australia At The Valley of the Popran Holdsworth Signed
1885 Station Hunting on the Warrego: Australia At The Valley of the Popran Holdsworth Signed

Price: £125.00

A signed and dedicated first edition copy of this collection of poems by noted author Philip J. Holdsworth. The first edition of the work. With a signed dedication from the author: 'To Clement...

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1885 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Illustrated Thomas Ingoldsby
1885 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Illustrated Thomas Ingoldsby

Price: £55.00

A illustrated copy of Thomas Ingoldsby infamous 'Ingoldsby Legends', in a leather binding. A leather bound edition of Thomas Ingoldsby's 'The Ingoldsby Legends Or Mirth & Marvels'. Illustrated...

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1885 The Works of George Herbert in Prose and Verse Chandos Poets Edition
1885 The Works of George Herbert in Prose and Verse Chandos Poets Edition

Price: £48.00

The Chandos Poets edition of the works of George Herbert. With eight illustrated plates. With the final chapter consisting of his Greek and Latin poems and the rest of the volume in English.No date to title page, dated from copac....

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1885 The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Vicar of Wakefield Poems Waller Illustrated
1885 The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Vicar of Wakefield Poems Waller Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A nicely illustrated copy of the works of Oliver Goldsmith, including his most popular work 'The Vicar of Wakefield'. This volume contains 'The Vicar of Wakefield', 'She Stoops to Conquer',...

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1885 Tiresias and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson
1885 Tiresias and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £89.99

The first edition of this collection of poetry from Tennyson. Including The Flight, Tiresias, Tomorrow, and much more.

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1885 TIRESIAS By Alfred Lord TENNYSON First Edition
1885 TIRESIAS By Alfred Lord TENNYSON First Edition

Price: £120.00

A first edition, second issue of Alfred Lord Tennyson's Tiresias and Other Poems. Bound in the original green cloth with gilt lettering. This is a first edition, second issue, with the printer's imprint to page 204. With the armorial...

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1885-1902 3Vols Tennyson Southey Palgrave Poems Full Calf With Gilt Detail
1885-1902 3Vols Tennyson Southey Palgrave Poems Full Calf With Gilt Detail

Price: £40.00

 Three volumes of 19th century English poetry published by Macmillan, bound together as a three volume set.Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate during most of Queen Victoria's reign remains one of the most popular...

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1886 2vol Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman Langland Walter W Skeat
1886 2vol Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman Langland Walter W Skeat

Price: £95.00

A two volume set of works featuring the the allegorical poem of the middle English writer, William Langland. Complete in 2 volumes. 'Piers Plowman' is a middle English poem, written by William...

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1886 3v in1 The Inaugural Address To The Shelley Society Stopford Brooke Scarce
1886 3v in1 The Inaugural Address To The Shelley Society Stopford  Brooke Scarce

Price: £775.00

Three volumes of interesting work on and by Percy Bysshe Shelley. All three volumes were privately printed and are from a limited print run so are therefore very scarce. Bound as one volume.The Inaugural Address is one of twenty-five...

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1886 Gorse Bloom and Other Poems Bensley Thornhill Very Scarce First Edition
1886 Gorse Bloom and Other Poems Bensley Thornhill Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £195.00

A very scarce first edition of this poetry anthology by Bensley Thornhill, including 'Gorse Bloom'. and 'The Witch, a Danish Legend'. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A...

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1886 Longfellow's POETICAL Works LONGFELLOW Calf Illus
1886 Longfellow's POETICAL Works LONGFELLOW Calf Illus

Price: £95.99

An illustrated edition of Longfellow's poetry in a full calf school prize binding, with an ink inscription to the front blank. "Author's Complete Copyright Edition". New Edition, Containing Michael Angelo.

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1886 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Halswelle Poetry First Thus
1886 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Halswelle Poetry First Thus

Price: £74.99

A wonderfully ornate edition of the collected poetical works of Sir Walter Scott. Scott (1771 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world in the 19th century and the first...

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1886 Representative Poems of Living Poets Lathrop Rossetti Mackay Arnold
1886 Representative Poems of Living Poets Lathrop Rossetti Mackay Arnold

Price: £69.99

A collection of poems from influential writers of the late nineteenth century. With writers including Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson, Charles Mackay and Christian Rossetti, amongst many others.

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1886 Songs by Charles Dibdin and Memoir George Cruikshank Illustrations
1886 Songs by Charles Dibdin and Memoir George Cruikshank Illustrations

Price: £44.99

Dibdin claimed that his first popular sea song, Blow High, Blow Low, was composed during the stormy thirteen-hour channel crossing; it was featured in his opera "The Seraglio" Admiralty edition, featuring a subscribers list and...

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1886 Summer Songs and Sketches E Nesbit Robert Ellice Mack Poetry Illustrated
1886 Summer Songs and Sketches E Nesbit Robert Ellice Mack Poetry Illustrated

Price: £37.00

A collection of Summer Songs and Sketches compiled and selected E Nesbit and Robert Ellice Mack. This work is held in a scarce dustwrapper. With the booksellers label to the head of the front...

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1886 The Golden Gate and Silver Steps Tinsel Round About Shirley Hibberd Scarce
1886 The Golden Gate and Silver Steps Tinsel Round About Shirley Hibberd Scarce

Price: £80.00

A very scarce copy of this collection of poetry and moral short stories by Shirley Hibberd.Shirley Hibberd (1825-1890) is remembered as one of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian era.

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1887 2vols Ancient ENGLISH POETRY by T Percy II & III
1887 2vols Ancient ENGLISH POETRY by T Percy II & III

Price: £39.99

Volumes II and III of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Third Edition. A.S. Field's bookplate to the front pastedowns. Two Volumes of Three. "Consists of old...

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1887 3vol Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Thomas Percy H B Weatley Birdsall
1887 3vol Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Thomas Percy H B Weatley Birdsall

Price: £225.00

A beautifully bound three volume set of Thomas Percy's 'Reliques of Ancient English Poetry'. In a lovely Birdsall and Son binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Percy's...

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1887 A Venetian Lover First Edition Edward King Scarce
1887 A Venetian Lover First Edition Edward King Scarce

Price: £595.00

A scarce handsome edition of this poem by Edward King. First edition, first impression.

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1887 Alastor or Spirit of Solitude Shelley Limited Ed Shelley Society 2nd Ed.
1887 Alastor or Spirit of Solitude Shelley Limited Ed Shelley Society 2nd Ed.

Price: £150.00

A facsimile reprint of Shelley's Alastor. From a limited print-run of one hundred and fifty copies as stated by the leaf prior to the title page.The second edition, commissioned by the Shelley Society as a part of their second series,...

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1887 Ballads & Poems of TRAGIC LIFE George MEREDITH
1887 Ballads & Poems of TRAGIC LIFE  George MEREDITH

Price: £71.99

A bright, clean first edition of Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life by George Meredith. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First Edition. With a nameplate for 'Charles Meek' on the front pastedown. George Meredith, OM, 1828 1909,...

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1887 Ballads And Poems Of Tragic Life George Meredith FIRST Edition Poetry
1887 Ballads And Poems Of Tragic Life George Meredith FIRST Edition Poetry

Price: £69.99

A first edition of Meredith's collection of poetry. First Edition. George Meredith (12 February 1828 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.

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1887 Caledonia Scott Burns Ramsay MacWhirter
1887 Caledonia Scott Burns Ramsay MacWhirter

Price: £29.99

A charming collection of historical, pastoral and Romantic poems describing Scottish landscapes and life, by these popular poets. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decorations of a Scottish thistle...

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1887 Fifty 'Bab' Ballads Much Sound Little Sense W S Gilbert Light Verse
1887 Fifty 'Bab' Ballads Much Sound Little Sense W S Gilbert Light Verse

Price: £26.00

A collection of fifty of W S Gilbert's Bab Ballads.With a few vignette comic illustrations by Gilbert.The Bab Ballads were written before Gilbert became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. From...

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1887 Fifty Bab Ballads Much Sound and Little Sense W. S. Gilbert
1887 Fifty Bab Ballads Much Sound and Little Sense W. S. Gilbert

Price: £14.99

A charming collection of 'bab' ballads, delightfully illustrated with small vignettes. With original publishers' advertisements to the rear.

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1887 Fifty BAB BALLADS Poetry HUMOUR Gilbert
1887 Fifty BAB BALLADS Poetry HUMOUR Gilbert

Price: £33.99

Cloth bound with black and gilt spine label and marbled paper covered boards. A delightful collection of humorous poems accompained by some in text illustrations.  Half title page is present. The Bab Ballads are a collection...

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1887 Hellas A Lyrical Drama Shelley Reprint Third Edition Shelley Society
1887 Hellas A Lyrical Drama Shelley Reprint Third Edition Shelley Society

Price: £65.00

A reprint of Shelley's lyrical drama Hellas. From a limited print-run of one hundred and fifty copies as stated by the leaf prior to the title page.The third edition, commissioned by the Shelley Society as a part of their second series,...

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1887 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W Edmonstoune Aytoun
1887 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W Edmonstoune Aytoun

Price: £45.00

William Edmonstoune Aytoun's famous Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers.With an additional selection of miscellaneous poems. In a Lawrence of Rugby binding. William Edmondstoune Aytoun was a Scottish lawyer and poet. His reputation is based...

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1887 Minora Carmina by C. C. Rhys Uncommon poetry collection
1887 Minora Carmina by C. C. Rhys Uncommon poetry collection

Price: £22.99

A collection of poetry by C. C. Rhys. The volume includes poems such as Return of the Swallow, Sweet Seventeen and A Lay of Henley. There is a second edition of Minora Carmina entitled Up for the Season.

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1887 Ouvres Poetiques Jules Breton Signed Author Poems Kaufmann Binding
1887 Ouvres Poetiques Jules Breton Signed Author Poems Kaufmann Binding

Price: £360.00

The poetical works of notable French painter Jules Breton.With an illustrated portrait frontispiece of Breton.In original French.To the verso of half title page states 'Il a Ete Tire de Cet Ouvrage 20 sur papier de Chine, 20 sur...

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1887 Poems by Thomas Gray
1887 Poems by Thomas Gray

Price: £200.00

A beautiful leather bound copy of poetical works by the eminent eighteenth century poet Thomas Gray; in a signed 'Riviere Brothers' full calf armorial binding. With an introductory essay on...

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1887 Poems by Thomas Gray Illustrated Riviere Binding
1887 Poems by Thomas Gray Illustrated Riviere Binding

Price: £250.00

A collection of poetry by Thomas Gray, in an attractive binding with numerous illustrations. Gray came to be known as one of the "Graveyard poets" of the late 18th century, along with Oliver Goldsmith, William Cowper, and Christopher...

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1887 Poems by Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Eton Presentation
1887 Poems by Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Eton Presentation

Price: £225.00

An Eton presentation copy of the poetry of Thomas Gray. Gray came to be known as one of the Graveyard poets of the late 18th century, along with Oliver Goldsmith, William Cowper, and Christopher Smart. Gray perhaps knew these men,...

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1887 Poems Thomas GRAY Illustrated
1887 Poems Thomas GRAY Illustrated

Price: £145.00

 A rhythmical anthology of selected works from prolific writer Thomas Gray. Featuring Illustrated capitals and head and tail pieces. A frontispiece of Gray, and plates to Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton...

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1887 Riviere Binding Poems Of Thomas Gray Illustrated Eton Presentation Copy
1887 Riviere Binding Poems Of Thomas Gray Illustrated Eton Presentation Copy

Price: £140.00

A scarce edition of Poems of Thomas Gray in Riviere binding with decorative pieces throughout. With an author's portrait  to the frontispiece and further black and white illustrations throughout. An Eton presentation copy...

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1887 Songs And Verses On Sporting Subjects By R E Egerton-Warburton
1887 Songs And Verses On Sporting Subjects By R E Egerton-Warburton

Price: £22.99

A collection of sporting poetry Songs and Verses on Sporting Subjects by R. E. Egerton-Warburton. Second edition. Poems include: Vive La Chasse!, The Man with One Hunter, An Australian Stag-Hung, A London Ballad and On the...

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1887 The Poetical Works of Longfellow The Author's Edition Illustrated
1887 The Poetical Works of Longfellow The Author's Edition Illustrated

Price: £120.00

An anthology of poetry by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.With numerous illustrations by John Gilbert of the Royal Academy.Longfellow was not only a poet but an educator and he was a professor at both Bowdoin college...

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1887 The Wandering Jew a Poem Shelley Dobell Limited Edition Shelley Society
1887 The Wandering Jew a Poem Shelley Dobell Limited Edition Shelley Society

Price: £68.00

The first separate edition of Shelley's The Wandering Jew. From a limited print-run of five hundred copies as stated to the recto of the leaf prior to the title page.With 24 pages of publisher's advertisements bound to the...

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1887 Verses and Fly Leaves Charles Stuart Calverley New Edition Bumpus Binding
1887 Verses and Fly Leaves Charles Stuart Calverley New Edition Bumpus Binding

Price: £120.00

A lovely collection of poetical works by the renowned English poet and wit Charles Stuart Calverley, in a full polished calf signed Bumpus binding, with attractive marbled endpapers and textblock. ...

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1887-1892 3Vol Ballads Poems Reading of Earth Modern Love George Meredith 1st Ed
1887-1892 3Vol Ballads Poems Reading of Earth Modern Love George Meredith 1st Ed

Price: £195.00

A uniformly bound collection of poetical anthologies from prolific Victorian poet George Meredith. Both Ballads and Poems and A Reading of Earth are first editions. Modern Love is a collection of 50 16-line sonnets...

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1887-97 2Vol Victoria Jubilee Song Queen-Empress and Empire Very Scarce 1st
1887-97 2Vol Victoria Jubilee Song Queen-Empress and Empire Very Scarce 1st

Price: £70.00

Two volumes of Irish poems celebrating Queen Victoria, written by George Francis Savage-Armstrong. The first edition of these works. These works are very scarce. Both of these works are songs...

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1888 Children of the POETS English American Writers
1888 Children of the POETS English American Writers

Price: £83.99

A Victorian collection of British and American poetry in a decorative crushed morocco binding. With a Minchin and Gibbs bookseller label to the front pastedown.

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1888 Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough New and Revised Edition
1888 Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough New and Revised Edition

Price: £99.99

A handsomely bound poetical anthology, from Arthur Hugh Clough. New and revised edition. Featuring a frontispiece of Clough, engraved by C. H. Evans.

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1888 The Odes of Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington Bickers Binding
1888 The Odes of Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington Bickers Binding

Price: £60.00

A handsome selction of the Latin lyric poems by the Roman poet Horace.The tenth edition, translated by John Conington.Includes Carmen Saeculare - a mythological and religious hymn commisioned by the emperor Augustus...

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1888-1894 9 Vols WORKS of Alfred Lord TENNYSON
1888-1894 9 Vols WORKS of Alfred Lord TENNYSON

Price: £270.00

A leather-bound set of nine volumes of Tennyson's poetry. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Bound by A. J. Combridge & Sons, with a blindstamp on the front free-endpaper. This...

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1889 13 Vols Robert BROWNING'S Poetical Works
1889 13 Vols Robert BROWNING'S Poetical Works

Price: £125.00

A decorative collection of Robert Browning's poetry, including classics such as The Ring and the Book. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Thirteen Volumes of Sixteen Volumes. This collection includes, Red...

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1889 2vol Poems On Several Occasions By Austin Dobson First Edition
1889 2vol Poems On Several Occasions By Austin Dobson First Edition

Price: £99.99

An uncommon complete set of Poems on Several Occasions by Austin Dobson. With notes to rear of each volume. First edition. In two volumes complete. Henry Austin Dobson (1840 - 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet...

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1889 A Midsummer Holiday by Algernon Charles Swinburne Fiction Poetry Third Ed
1889 A Midsummer Holiday by Algernon Charles Swinburne Fiction Poetry Third Ed

Price: £39.99

A volume of poetry by the controversial poet, playwright, novelist, and critic, Algernon Charles Swinburne. Poems include 'In Sepulcretis', 'Love and Scorn' and 'Maytime in Midwinter'. Neat ink inscription to front pastedown, dated...

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1889 Charles Kingsley Poems The Saints Tragedy Andromeda Palinodia Child Ballad
1889 Charles Kingsley Poems The Saints Tragedy Andromeda Palinodia Child Ballad

Price: £55.00

A collection of poetry and sermons.Written by Charles Kingsley, a broad church priest of the Church of England.Kingsley was a notable social reformer, university professor, historian and novelist. He was a friend and correspondent...

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1889 Father O'Flynn and Other Irish Lyrics A P Graves Verse Scarce First Edition
1889 Father O'Flynn and Other Irish Lyrics A P Graves Verse Scarce First Edition

Price: £345.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of Irish songs by Alfred Perceval Graves. Containing the hugely popular song, Father O'Flynn. Alfred Perceval Graves (22 July 1846 - 27 December 1931), was an Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter,...

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1889 Fibulae By Stephen Coleridge Scarce Poems Signed By Author
1889 Fibulae By Stephen Coleridge Scarce Poems Signed By Author

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of Fibulae a collection of poems by The Hon. Stephen Coleridge. A signed copy with a dedication in ink by the author to front free endpaper. Stephen William Buchanan Coleridge (1854-1936) was an English...

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1889 Gems of National Poetry Mrs Valentine Riviere Binding Spenser Milton Jonson
1889 Gems of National Poetry Mrs Valentine Riviere Binding Spenser Milton Jonson

Price: £50.00

A nicely bound anthology of British poetry.The 'Albion Edition' of this work, published by Frederick Warne and Co.Compiled and edited by one Mrs Laura Valentine.Laura Valentine was an English writer, best known for her numerous...

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1889 Grass of Parnassus Rhymes Old and New Lang Second Edition Scarce
1889 Grass of Parnassus Rhymes Old and New Lang Second Edition Scarce

Price: £30.00

A pleasing scarce second edition copy of this charming collection of verses by the renowned Scottish poet, novelist and literary critic Andrew Lang. This work contains a collection of many of...

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1889 Horatii Flacci Opera Accurate Recensuit Car. Herm. Weise Latin Horace
1889 Horatii Flacci Opera Accurate Recensuit Car. Herm. Weise Latin Horace

Price: £40.00

A pocket-sized edition of the works of Horace.  In Latin, edited by Car. Herm. Weise. This volume contains Horace's odes, his satires and his epistolary poems. Horace was the leading lyric poet during...

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1889 Lyrics Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age Bullen Vellum Mudie Binding
1889 Lyrics Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age Bullen Vellum Mudie Binding

Price: £34.00

An attractive rebound copy of this fascinating anthology of Elizabethan lyrics and poems, in a signed Mudie half vellum binding with marbled paper boards and endpapers, and gilded page edges. ...

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1889 Netley Abbey Thomas Ingoldsby Illustrated Plates First
1889 Netley Abbey Thomas Ingoldsby Illustrated Plates First

Price: £115.00

An illustrated edition of this poem by Thomas Ingoldsby.First thus with 17 plates by Ernest M Jessop.

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1889 The Light of Asia or the Great Renunciation Edwin Arnold New Edition Illus
1889 The Light of Asia or the Great Renunciation Edwin Arnold New Edition Illus

Price: £30.00

A narrative poem by Sir Edwin Arnold.In a beautiful publisher's decorative binding with gilt stamping to the spine and boards.With an engraved frontispiece of the author.The Light of Asia is a narrative poem. The work describes the...

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1889 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter SCOTT Illustrated
1889 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter SCOTT Illustrated

Price: £44.99

A charming anthology of a selection of works from prolific poet Walter Scott. Featuring a frontispiece and various illustrated plates. Works include "The Lay of the Last Minstrel", songs from Waverley, and various Miscellaneous...

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1889 The Treasury of Sacred Song Francis T Palgrave Guildhall Library London
1889 The Treasury of Sacred Song Francis T Palgrave Guildhall Library London

Price: £34.00

A collection of poetry with introduction and notes by Francis T Palgrave.In original gilt stamped quarter vellum binding.With the works of several esteemed poets such as John Donne, Thomas Ken, Joseph Beaumont, John Keble and Alfred...

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1890 2vol Davison's Poetical Rhapsody A H Bullen Limited Edition Original Cloth
1890 2vol Davison's Poetical Rhapsody A H Bullen Limited Edition Original Cloth

Price: £70.00

A smart, two volume set of Elizabethan Francis Davison's poetical 'Rhapsody'. Edited by famed literary scholar and specialist in 16th and 17th century literature, Arthur Henry Bullen. First...

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1890 A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry Charles Mackay Bickers and Son
1890 A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry Charles Mackay Bickers and Son

Price: £165.00

A collection of poetry by English authors, selected by Charles Mackay.Including an engraved frontispiece. With works from Chaucer, Milton, Hood, and many others. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's ink stamp to front free-endpaper)....

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1890 Mary Wortley Montagu The Best Letters Ed Octave Thanet Poetry
1890 Mary Wortley Montagu The Best Letters Ed Octave Thanet Poetry

Price: £28.00

A hardback copy of The Best Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Edited by Octave Thanet, better known as Alice French, an American novelist. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu found fame in her letters, particuarly those written abroad....

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1890 Premieres Poesies Alfred de Musset 1829-1835 Miniature Edition
1890 Premieres Poesies Alfred de Musset 1829-1835 Miniature Edition

Price: £44.00

A miniature collection of the poetry of Alfred de Musset. In French.

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1890 Rudyard Kipling Departmental Ditties Poetry Fourth Edition
1890 Rudyard Kipling Departmental Ditties Poetry Fourth Edition

Price: £54.99

A copy of Kipling's first collection of verses, originally published in 1886.Containing poems such as The Plea of the Simla Dancers, One Viceroy Resigns, and To The Unknown Goddess.Fourth edition, with additional poems.

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1890 SATURDAY SONGS by Henry Duff TRAILL First Edition
1890 SATURDAY SONGS by Henry Duff TRAILL First Edition

Price: £150.00

A first edition collection of Traill's satirical verse, in a decorative cloth binding, and direct from the library at Newton Hall. With the armorial bookplate for S. F. Widdrington to the front pastedown, and a pencil shelfmark...

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1890 Sea Song and River Rhyme Adams New Edition Scarce Illustrated
1890 Sea Song and River Rhyme Adams New Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £29.00

A charming collection of lyrics and passages in English poetry on the subject of the sea and rivers, selected and edited by Estelle Davenport Adams. Containing extracts from the poems of such...

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1890 The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott Poems Decorative Binding Illustrated
1890 The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott Poems Decorative Binding Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated edition of Sir Walter Scott's 'The Lady of the Lake', a narrative poem set in Scotland. 'The Lady of the Lake' is a narrative poem set in Scotland. It tells about the love rivalry...

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1891 Dantes Gottliche Comodie Alighieri Divine Comedy German Otto Gildemeister
1891 Dantes Gottliche Comodie Alighieri Divine Comedy German Otto Gildemeister

Price: £95.00

A lovely copy of Dante's Divine Comedy. A German language edition.Translated from the original Italian into German by Otto Gildemeister.In a lovely quarter morocco binding.Dante Alighieri was a major Italian poet in the Late Middle...

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1891 Debita Flacco Echoes of Ode and Epode E H Pember Signed Limited Edition
1891 Debita Flacco Echoes of Ode and Epode E H Pember Signed Limited Edition

Price: £50.00

A limited edition of this collection of poetry by E H Pember.With decorative tail pieces.Dedicated to the Earl of Stafford from the writer 1892.

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1891 Janie Morison There As Here Hints And Glimpses Of The Unseen First Edition
1891 Janie Morison There As Here Hints And Glimpses Of The Unseen First Edition

Price: £69.99

There as Here: Hints and Glimpses of the Unseen is a collection of poems by Jeanie Morison. First edition. With a preface dated Edinburgh Easter Day, 1891 to front. 'This little book is an attempt to vivify for myself...

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1891 La Gerusalemme Liberata Torquato Tasso Poetry Italian Illustrated Pocket
1891 La Gerusalemme Liberata Torquato Tasso Poetry Italian Illustrated Pocket

Price: £50.00

Torquato Tasso's popular epic poem.In the original Italian.With an engraved portrait frontispiece of Tasso.In a pocket sized format. Torquato Tasso was an Italian 16th century poet. Gerusalemme Liberata is his most famous poem. The...

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1891 Lapsus Calami J K Stephens First Edition Uncommon
1891 Lapsus Calami J K Stephens First Edition Uncommon

Price: £90.00

An uncommon first edition of this collection of poetry.James Kenneth Stephen was an english poet and tutor to Prince Albert Victor, eldest son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales

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1891 Love Letters of a Violinist and Other Poems Eric Mackay Tauchnitz
1891 Love Letters of a Violinist and Other Poems Eric Mackay Tauchnitz

Price: £55.00

A collection of poetry by minor poet George Eric Mackay.Known as Eric, Mackay is now mostly remembered as the brother of successful novelist Marie Corelli. Corelli's novels sold more copies than the combined sales of...

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1891 Lyra Elegantiarum A Collection of Verse F Locker-Lampson Briggs Would Bound
1891 Lyra Elegantiarum A Collection of Verse F Locker-Lampson Briggs Would Bound

Price: £24.00

An anthology of poetry edited by Frederick Locker-Lampson.With an illustrated portrait frontispiece of Locker-Lampson.Some of the writers whose poetry is printed are Sir Robert Ayton, Thomas Carew, William Browne, Samuel Butler, Coleridge,...

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1891 Poems and Ballads Jane Paxton Smieton Scarce
1891 Poems and Ballads Jane Paxton Smieton Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce poetical anthology from Jane Paxton Smieton. Containing works such as; The Vision of Memory, The Starry Hour, The Last Words, The Long Ago, and The Scent of Spring.

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1891 Real Sailor-Songs Collected and Edited by John Ashton Sea Shanties Poetry
1891 Real Sailor-Songs Collected and Edited by John Ashton Sea Shanties Poetry

Price: £220.00

A collection of nautical songs and poems, collected by John Ashton. With two hundred woodcut illustrations throughout. Including sections on Sea Fight, Press-gang, Disaster, Ashore and Love. Including poems entitled...

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1891 The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers Mudie Binding Edward Bell Memoir Poems
1891 The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers Mudie Binding Edward Bell Memoir Poems

Price: £95.00

A poetical anthology of Samuel Rogers' work. With a portrait frontispiece.With a memoir of the author by Edward Bell to the preface.In a Mudie binding, with binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper.Samuel Rogers was...

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1891 Verses and Fly Leaves Charles Stuart Calverley New Edition Poetry Fiction
1891 Verses and Fly Leaves Charles Stuart Calverley New Edition Poetry Fiction

Price: £24.00

A collection of poetry by Charles S Calverley.The new edition of this work.Charles Stuart Calverley was an English poet and wit. He is often seen as the literary father of the 'University School of Humour.'

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1891 Verses and Translations by C. S. Claverly Thirteenth Edition Poetry
1891 Verses and Translations by C. S. Claverly Thirteenth Edition Poetry

Price: £19.99

A small volume of a collection of poetry by C. S. Claverly. Thirteenth edition. There is a contents page at the front of the volume and a list of other books by the author to the rear.

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1891 Verses By F W W Pattenden Privately Printed Scarce First Edition
1891 Verses By F W W Pattenden Privately Printed Scarce First Edition

Price: £195.00

A scarce privately printed collection of poetry by F. W. W. Pattenden. A large number of these verses were written for amusement. With a memoir and prefatory note to front. First edition. Frederick William Waldebrand Pattenden...

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1891 William Morris Poems by the Way First Edition
1891 William Morris Poems by the Way First Edition

Price: £75.00

A first trade edition copy of William Morris's charming poetry collection 'Poems by the Way'. William Morris was an English designer, craftsman, poet, and early socialist, whose designs for...

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1892 2vols Poems Plays and Other Remains Suckling Hazlitt Second Edition Illustrated
1892 2vols Poems Plays and Other Remains Suckling Hazlitt Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A complete two volume set of collected poems and plays by the renowned English poet John Suckling, collected and edited by the notable lawyer, bibliographer, editor and writer William Carew Hazlitt. ...

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1892 3vol The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete Edition
1892 3vol The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete Edition

Price: £120.00

The Complete Edition of the poems of Sir Walter Scott. Including poems such as Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, Harold the Dauntless and many others. In 1796, Scott's friend James Ballantyne founded a printing press in Kelso,...

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1892 A Book of Modern Ballads E B Browning et al Illustrated Alice Havers Poetry
1892 A Book of Modern Ballads E B Browning et al Illustrated Alice Havers Poetry

Price: £70.00

A collection of poetical works feature the work of notable poets including E. C. Browning, W. S. Gilbert and F. E. Weatherly. Undated, dated using Copac. Illustrated by Alice Havers the english...

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1892 Austin Dobson Ballad of Beau Brocade Riviere Binding
1892 Austin Dobson Ballad of Beau Brocade Riviere Binding

Price: £50.00

A handsome copy of the poetical works of Austin Dobson, bound by Riviere and Son, and illustrated throughout. This charming work by the English essayist and poet, Austin Dobson, featuring...

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1892 Austin Dobson The Ballad of Beau Brocade Illustrated Hugh Thomson
1892 Austin Dobson The Ballad of Beau Brocade Illustrated Hugh Thomson

Price: £48.00

A charming collection of eighteenth-century poetry from Austin Dobson. Illustrated throughout with many plates and illustrations in the text by Hugh Thomson. Including The Ballad of Beau Brocade, Molly Trefusis, A Dead Letter and many...

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1892 Ballad of Beau Brocade And Other Poems Austin Dobson Illustrated Plates
1892 Ballad of Beau Brocade And Other Poems Austin Dobson Illustrated Plates

Price: £34.00

A decorative volume of 18th Century poetry.With an engraved frontispiece and engraved plate and vignette illustrations throughout, by Hugh Thomson; an Irish Illustrator born at Coleraine near Londonderry, best known for his pen-and-ink...

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1892 Dobson Ballad Of Beau Brocade Fifty Illustrations Thomson Limited 244/250
1892 Dobson Ballad Of Beau Brocade Fifty Illustrations Thomson Limited 244/250

Price: £59.99

A limited large paper edition of The Ballad of Beau Brocade and Other Poems of the XVIII Century by Henry Austin Dobson (1840 - 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, an English poet and essayist. This is number 244 of 250. With...

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1892 Fritillaries a Book of Verse by William John Ferrar
1892 Fritillaries a Book of Verse by William John Ferrar

Price: £89.99

A small collection of poetry by William John Ferrar. The volume contains two small 'erratum' notices between page vi and page 7. This volume contains poems such as Spring-Idyl, Tullia's Death and Niobe.

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1892 Legends and Lyrics Poetry by Adelaide Anne Proctor Illustrated Frontispiece
1892 Legends and Lyrics Poetry by Adelaide Anne Proctor Illustrated Frontispiece

Price: £25.00

The poetry of philanthropist Adelaide Anne Proctor.  With an illustrated frontispiece and introduction by Charles Dickens.Adelaide Anne Proctor worked prominently on behalf of unemployed and homeles women. She was actively...

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1892 Nugae Being Selections from Many Year's Scribblings in Verse Abraham Stansfield
1892 Nugae Being Selections from Many Year's Scribblings in Verse Abraham Stansfield

Price: £57.00

A collection of poems by Abraham Stansfield in a lovely half calf binding with cloth covered boards. A lovely anthology, in a decorative half calf binding. Written by Abraham Stansfield. ...

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1892 Of The Beauty Of Women By Firenzuola Tranlated By Bell Intro By Child First
1892 Of The Beauty Of Women By Firenzuola Tranlated By Bell Intro By Child First

Price: £49.99

A dialogue on The Beauty of Women by Italian Poet and litterateur Agnolo Firenzuola (28 September 1493 - c. 1545). First edition. It is asserted by all his biographers that while still a young man he assumed the monastic dress...

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1892 Poems Empty Purse Odes Comic Spirit Youth George Meredith FIRST Edition
1892 Poems Empty Purse Odes Comic Spirit Youth George Meredith FIRST Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this collection of Meredith's poems. First Edition. George Meredith (12 February 1828 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.

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1892 Poems of Master Francois Villon of Paris John Payne Limited Edition
1892 Poems of Master Francois Villon of Paris John Payne Limited Edition

Price: £50.00

A limited edition copy of this translated collection of poems by the French Middle Age poet Francois Villon, here translated by John Payne. A limited edition work, this volume being numbered...

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1892 Poetry The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Hugh Thomson Illus
1892 Poetry The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Hugh Thomson Illus

Price: £55.00

A profusely illustrated work featuring the poetical work of Austin Dobson from the 18th century. Third edition. The work of the poet and essayist Henry Austin Dobson, mostly known as Austin...

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1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Illustrated Hugh Thomson
1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Illustrated Hugh Thomson

Price: £50.00

A charming collection of eighteenth-century poetry from Austin Dobson. Illustrated throughout with many plates and illustrations in the text by Hugh Thomson. Henry Austin Dobson (18 January 1840 2 September 1921), commonly Austin...

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1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Illustrated Limited Edition
1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Austin Dobson Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £120.00

A lavishly-illustrated collection of eighteenth-century poetry from Austin Dobson. Large paper edition, limited to 450 copies, of which this is numbered 104.Illustrated throughout with many plates and illustrations in the text by Hugh...

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1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Poems 18th Century Austin Dobson Illustrated
1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Poems 18th Century Austin Dobson Illustrated

Price: £32.99

An attractive little edition of Dobson's The Ballad of Beau Brocade. Dobson (1840-1921), was an English poet and essayist. With fifty illustrations by Hugh Thomson, who also designed the lavish embellishment evident on the boards. Two...

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1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Scarce Dustwrapper Hugh Thomson Austin Dobson
1892 The Ballad of Beau Brocade Scarce Dustwrapper Hugh Thomson Austin Dobson

Price: £580.00

The first edition, first issue of this charming poetry collection by Austin Dobson. Held in the extremely scarce, and very well preserved, nineteenth century dustwrapper. The first edition,...

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1892 The Death of Oenone Akbar's Dream and other Poems Alfred Tennyson First Ed
1892 The Death of Oenone Akbar's Dream and other Poems Alfred Tennyson First Ed

Price: £29.99

A delightful collection of poetical works from prolific poet, Alfred Tennyson. First edition Featuring other poems such as The Dawn, The Making of Man, The Bandit's Death, The Wanderer, and The Silent Voices.

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1892 The Death of Oenone Alfred Tennyson First Edition Poetry
1892 The Death of Oenone Alfred Tennyson First Edition Poetry

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Tennyson. Including June Bracken and Heather, Kapiolani, The Dreamer, St. Telemachus and many others.

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1892 The Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning With Memoir Albion Poets
1892 The Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning With Memoir Albion Poets

Price: £23.00

The Albion edition of the poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Including works such as A Drama of Exile, Lady Geraldine's Courtship, and many others.

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1892 The Poems of Master Francois Villon Of Paris by John Payne Villon Society
1892 The Poems of Master Francois Villon Of Paris by John Payne Villon Society

Price: £99.99

A limited edition of this collection of the poems of Francois Villon, privately published for the Villon Society. Arranged and introduced by John Payne. John Payne (23 August 1842 11 February 1916) was an English poet and translator....

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1892 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott with Tipped in Photographs
1892 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott with Tipped in Photographs

Price: £59.99

An anthology of poetical works from renowned poet, Sir Walter Scott. From the "Imperial Poets" collection. Featuring several tipped in photogravures, including a frontispiece of Walter Scott.

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1892 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Reprint Prize Binding Allman and Son
1892 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Reprint Prize Binding Allman and Son

Price: £75.00

The poetical works of Victorian Alfred Tennyson. In a prize binding for Ormskirk Grammar school by Allman and Son. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. This work comprises of the...

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1892 William Watson Lachrymae Musarum 1st Limited Edition Paper Wraps
1892 William Watson Lachrymae Musarum 1st Limited Edition Paper Wraps

Price: £300.00

The limited first edition of WIlliam Watson's poetic eulogy for Lord Tennyson.Alfred Tennyson was the Poet laureate for much of the Victorian era and remains one of the most widely read British poets. He is the ninth most frequently...

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1893 Arnold With Sa'Di In The Garden The Book Of Love From Persian Poetry Sa'Di
1893 Arnold With Sa'Di In The Garden The Book Of Love From Persian Poetry Sa'Di

Price: £39.99

With Sa'di in the Garden or The Book of Love Being The "Ishk" or Third Chapter of the "Bostan" of the Persian Poet Sa'di Embodied in a Dialogue held in the Garden of the Taj Mahal, at Agra by Sir Edwin Arnold. Fourth edition. Abu-Muhammad...

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1893 EXPOSTULATORY EPISTLE Peter Pindar WOLCOT Satire
1893 EXPOSTULATORY EPISTLE Peter Pindar WOLCOT Satire

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John Wolcot (May 9, 1738 - January 14, 1819), satirist, born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge, Devonshire, was educated by an uncle, and studied medicine. In 1767 he went as physician to Sir William Trelawny, Governor of Jamaica, and...

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1893 Hood's Humorous Poems Preface By Ainger Illustrated By Charles Brock First
1893 Hood's Humorous Poems Preface By Ainger Illustrated By Charles Brock First

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Hood's Humorous Poems by Thomas Hood with a preface by Alfred Ainger and one hundred and thirty illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Thomas Hood (1799 - 1845) was a British humorist and poet. Charles Edmund Brock (1870 -...

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1893 Humorous Poems by Thomas Hood Alfred Ainger Illustrated
1893 Humorous Poems by Thomas Hood Alfred Ainger Illustrated

Price: £43.00

A smartly-bound collection of Thomas Hood's poetry.Illustrated throughout with vignettes by Charles E. Brock.With a preface by Alfred Ainger.

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1893 J Banks The Idylls of Theocritus Bion and Moschus War Songs Tyrtaeus Scarce
1893 J Banks The Idylls of Theocritus Bion and Moschus War Songs Tyrtaeus Scarce

Price: £60.00

A handsome copy of J Banks' The Idylls of Theocritus.Writing in 3rd century BCE Ancient Greece, Theocritus is known for his poetry depicting pastoral scenes.

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1893 Marah By Owen Meredith Third Edition
1893 Marah By Owen Meredith Third Edition

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Marah is a poetry collection by Owen Meredith, a pseudonym for Edward Robert Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831 - 1891) who was an English statesman and poet. Third edition. When Lytton was twenty-five years old,...

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1893 Mary Russell Mitford Our Village Presentation Copy Rural Life
1893 Mary Russell Mitford Our Village Presentation Copy Rural Life

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A presentation copy of Mary Russell Mitford's charming sketch of rural life in Southern England during the Victorian era. With illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. Presentation blind-stamp to title page.Including an introduction...

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1893 Old John and Other Poems Thomas Edward Brown First Edition Poetry
1893 Old John and Other Poems Thomas Edward Brown First Edition Poetry

Price: £27.00

The first edition, first impression of this poetry collection.Identified as the first impression by its green endpapers. This anthology, Old John and Other Poems, is a collection of lyrical poems. Thomas Edward Brown was...

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1893 Poems Dramatic and Lyrical C S Ricketts Illustrated First Ed Lord De Tabley
1893 Poems Dramatic and Lyrical C S Ricketts Illustrated First Ed Lord De Tabley

Price: £135.00

An anthology of dramatic and lyrical poetry.The first edition of this collection, second impression. This is the April 1893 imprint.In the original green cloth binding with gilt stamped pattern to both boards. With the bookplate of...

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1893 Proverbs in Porcelain Au Revoir Austin Dobson Bernard Partridge Illustrated
1893 Proverbs in Porcelain Au Revoir Austin Dobson Bernard Partridge Illustrated

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An illustrated copy of the collection of poetry 'Proverbs in Porcelain' by Henry Austin Dobson, illustrated by Bernard Partridge. 'Proverbs in Porcelain' is a collection of poetry. It was written...

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1893 Proverbs in Porcelain Austin Dobson Poetry Illustrated First Edition
1893 Proverbs in Porcelain Austin Dobson Poetry Illustrated First Edition

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A highly decorative volume of the verse of Henry Austin Dobson.  Dobson (18 January 1840 2 September 1921), was an English poet and essayist. With 25 beautiful illustrations by Bernard Partridge. First edition.

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1893 Proverbs in Porcelain by Austin Dobson Au Revoir Illustrated Partridge
1893 Proverbs in Porcelain by Austin Dobson Au Revoir Illustrated Partridge

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An illustrated collection of poetry by English poet Austin Dobson.With 25 illustrations by Bernard Partridge including a frontispiece and an illustrated title page.John Bernard Partridge was an English illustrator known for his...

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1893 Proverbs in Porcelain by Austin DOBSON First
1893 Proverbs in Porcelain by Austin DOBSON First

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A red cloth hardback with gilt pictorial front board and gilt edges. First Edition. A beautifully illustrated first edition of Austin Dobson's collection of poetry Proverbs in Porcelain. Henry Austin Dobson (1840 1921) was an...

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1893 Rough Verse Renderings from Italian Poets into English F I Fraser
1893 Rough Verse Renderings from Italian Poets into English F I Fraser

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An interesting manuscript written on an early Caligraph Writing Machine. Containing works of Dante Alighieri, G. B. Niccolini, Vittorio Alfieri and Alessandro Manzoni translated into English, and Milton, Shakespeare and Tennyson...

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1893 Sing-Song a Nursery Rhyme Book by Christina Rossetti
1893 Sing-Song a Nursery Rhyme Book by Christina Rossetti

Price: £325.00

A charming, illustrated edition of this collection of nursery rhymes by Christina Rossetti. New and enlarged edition. With one hundred and twenty illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Engraved by the brothers Dalziel. Christina Georgina...

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1893 The Harp of Perthshire Songs Ballads Poetical Pieces Robert Ford Illus
1893 The Harp of Perthshire Songs Ballads Poetical Pieces  Robert Ford Illus

Price: £49.99

Scarce first edition of this Victorian collection of Scottish poetry from the historic county of Perthshire. 'A collection of songs, ballads, and other poetical pieces, chiefly by local authors. With notes, critical, and biographical'. With...

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1893 The Poet at the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes
1893 The Poet at the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Price: £40.00

A copy The Poet at the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside...

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1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition With Notes
1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition With Notes

Price: £79.99

A collection of the poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This edition of Longfellow's works is the Albion Edition, the text of which is reprinted from the Revised American Edition. With explanatory notes. Including The Golden...

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1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Fireside Poet Copyright Ed
1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Fireside Poet Copyright Ed

Price: £115.00

The poems of Fireside Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.The 'Complete Copyright Edition' from Henry Frowde.In a beautiful tree calf binding with the gilt stamped crest of Wellington College to the front board.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...

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1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Frowde Tree Calf Binding
1893 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Frowde Tree Calf Binding

Price: £225.00

The complete poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.In an attractive tree calf binding with gilt stamped detailing to the spines.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator. He is classed among one of the five...

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1893 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate Poems Poetry
1893 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate Poems Poetry

Price: £55.00

The complete poetical works of poet laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson in a full calf binding, with gilt detailing to the spine. This work comprises of Tennyson's 'Juvenilia' collection, his 'Lady...

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1894 2 vol in 1 Songs Sung and Unsung Harry Boutlon Very Scarce First Ed Unusual
1894 2 vol in 1 Songs Sung and Unsung Harry Boutlon Very Scarce First Ed Unusual

Price: £170.00

An interesting pair of volumes of poetry. In an unusual binding where the volumes are bound together inverted, sharing a rear board. Known as a dos-a-dos binding. A rare and unsual item.Undated as is consistent with the undated 1894...

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1894 4vols Popular British Ballads Ancient and Modern R Brimley Johnson Illustrated W C Cooke
1894 4vols Popular British Ballads Ancient and Modern R Brimley Johnson Illustrated W C Cooke

Price: £150.00

A delightful four volume set of British Ballads, compiled by R Brimley Johnson, and illustrated by W C Cooke. A charming four volume set of the work of British poets. In these volumes R Brimley...

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1894 An Imaged World Poems in Prose Edward Garnett William Hyde File Copy
1894 An Imaged World Poems in Prose Edward Garnett William Hyde File Copy

Price: £90.00

A fascinating work, being poetry in the form of prose. Illustrated by William Hyde. In the publisher's original binding, with gild detailing to boards and spine. Acquired from a sale of the...

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1894 Astrophel and other Poems by Algernon Charles Swinburne
1894 Astrophel and other Poems by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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A first edition of this collection of poetry of Algernon Charles Swinburne. Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He invented the roundel form, wrote several...

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1894 Coridon's Song And Other Verses Illustrated By Hugh Thomson Large paper
1894 Coridon's Song And Other Verses Illustrated By Hugh Thomson Large paper

Price: £220.00

A limited edition late 19th century collection of light-hearted poetry, illustrated by Hugh Thomson and with an introduction by Austin DobsonAs part of the first edition, one hundred and fifty copies of this large paper edition were...

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1894 Coridons Song Various Sources Intro Austin Dobson Illustrated Thomson First
1894 Coridons Song Various Sources Intro Austin Dobson Illustrated Thomson First

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Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources is a poetry collection. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson and with an introduction by the Austin Dobson. First edition. Hugh Thomson (1860 - 1920) was a British illustrator. Thompson's...

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1894 John Lonsdale And Samuel Lee The Works Of Virgil Globe Edition
1894 John Lonsdale And Samuel Lee The Works Of Virgil Globe Edition

Price: £47.00

A scarce edition of The Works of Virgil.Translated by John Lonsdale and Samuel Lee, fellows and lecturers at Oxford University and University College London, the volume is an authoritative rendering of Virgil's latin, and contains...

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1894 Poems By Thomas Gray With Portrait And Illustrations Eton Spottiswood Bind
1894 Poems By Thomas Gray With Portrait And Illustrations Eton Spottiswood Bind

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Poems by Thomas Gray with engraved vignette illustrations and in a Spottiswoode binding, binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. An Eton presentation copy with a presentation page in Latin signed to an Eton student Francis...

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1894 Poems Thomas GRAY Illustrated
1894 Poems Thomas GRAY Illustrated

Price: £190.00

 A rhythmical anthology of selected works from prolific writer Thomas Gray. Featuring Illustrated capitals and head and tail pieces. A frontispiece of Gray, and plates to Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton...

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1894 Songs in the Night by Beatrice Ethel Charles First Edition
1894 Songs in the Night by Beatrice Ethel Charles First Edition

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A collection of songs by Beatrice Ethel Charles. Dedicated to 'the sorrowful.' From the Dedication: "To all bereaved hearts by suffering rent, My woe-begotten verses I present ; Bound in the sacred sisterhood of grief, To...

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1894 Sonnets and Other Verses George Santayana Scarce Limited Edition
1894 Sonnets and Other Verses George Santayana Scarce Limited Edition

Price: £120.00

A limited edition collection of George Santayana's poetry, with a selection of odes, sonnets, and other verses. This is a limited edition of 450 copies. George Santayana was a popular poet...

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1894 Sonnets of the Wingless Hours Lee-Hamilton First Edition Very Scarce
1894 Sonnets of the Wingless Hours Lee-Hamilton First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this renowned collection of poems by the prolific late Victorian English poet Eugene Lee-Hamilton. Before becoming a poet, Eugene Lee-Hamilton began his...

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1894 The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittaker Fine Binding
1894 The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittaker Fine Binding

Price: £69.99

An attractively bound copy of the poems of John Greenleaf Whittaker. Cambridge edition. With engraved frontispiece and title page. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper.

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1894 The Complete Poetical Works of Whittier Cambridge Edition
1894 The Complete Poetical Works of Whittier Cambridge Edition

Price: £79.99

A smart collection of poems from Fireside poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Cambridge edition. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Highly regarded in his lifetime and for a period thereafter, he is now...

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1894 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete Edition J Logie Robertson
1894 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete Edition J Logie Robertson

Price: £45.00

The complete poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.Edited and with notes by J Logie Robertson.J Logie Robertson was a Scottish literary scholar, editor and author. He often wrote under the pen name Hugh Haliburton.Sir Walter Scott was...

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1894-96 3Vol The Club of Odd Volumes Early American Poetry Limited Edition
1894-96 3Vol The Club of Odd Volumes Early American Poetry Limited Edition

Price: £520.00

A three volume set of works by the Club of Odd Volumes.Early American Poetry Volumes I-IIIEach one of a limited one hundred copies per volume.Volume I- New-England Crisis by Benjamin ThompsonVolume II- New-England in Latin and English...

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1895 Austin Dobson Story Of Rosina Other Verses Hugh Thomson Illustrations First
1895 Austin Dobson Story Of Rosina Other Verses Hugh Thomson Illustrations First

Price: £44.99

The Story of Rosina and other Verses by Henry Austin Dobson (1840 - 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, an English poet and essayist. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. First edition. Hugh Thomson (1860 - 1920) was a British illustrator....

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1895 Austin Dobson Story Of Rosina Other Verses Illustrated Hugh Thomson First
1895 Austin Dobson Story Of Rosina Other Verses Illustrated Hugh Thomson First

Price: £49.99

The Story of Rosina and other Verses by Henry Austin Dobson (1840 - 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, an English poet and essayist. Illustrated by noted illustrator Hugh Thomson. First edition. Hugh Thomson (1860 - 1920) was a British...

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1895 Austin Dobson The Story Of Rosina And Other Verses 1st Ltd Ed Illustrated
1895 Austin Dobson The Story Of Rosina And Other Verses 1st Ltd Ed Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A limited first edition large paper copy of The Story of Rosina and other Verses by Austin Dobson, an English poet and essayist. A particlularly good example of Thomson's work.Dobson's poetry was critically well received,...

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1895 Enoch Arden and In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson Bickers and Son Binding
1895 Enoch Arden and In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson Bickers and Son Binding

Price: £34.99

A poetical anthology from Alfred Tennyson, nicely bound in an l binding by Bickers and Son. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of Clevedon Church.

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1895 Jane Paxton Smieton Scots Poems Ballads Anthology Collection Scottish
1895 Jane Paxton Smieton Scots Poems Ballads Anthology Collection Scottish

Price: £90.00

A very scarce anthology of poetry by Jane Paxton Smieton, printed privately.Including poetry of a Scottish bent, some of the works here include O The Burnie Rins Sae Clear and The Bonnie Bower.

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1895 King Robert of Sicily Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illus Jane Willis Grey
1895 King Robert of Sicily Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illus Jane Willis Grey

Price: £45.00

A beautifully illustrated work by the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow titles 'King Robert of Sicily'. First edition. In the publisher's original binding, this charming volume is profusely...

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1895 Montezuma John Stanhope Arkwright Very Scarce Newdigate poem
1895 Montezuma John Stanhope Arkwright Very Scarce Newdigate poem

Price: £200.00

A poem on the Aztec ruler MontezumaScarce.By famous poet, and politician John Stanhope Arkwright.Arkwright is better known for his war poetry published during the First World War. His most famous work is the hymn 'O...

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