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1898 The Rhymes and Rhapsodies of Oliver Grey Scarce
1898 The Rhymes and Rhapsodies of Oliver Grey Scarce

Price: £85.00

A scarce collection of the poetry of Oliver Grey.Including titles such as New Year's Eve, Mont St. Michel, She and many others.

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1898 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Facsimile Translated Edward Heron Allen
1898 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Facsimile Translated Edward Heron Allen

Price: £75.00

A handsome translated version of Omar Khayyam's poetic work, translated and with notes by Edward Heron-Allen. Featuring a facsimile of the manuscript. Second edition, carefully revised and...

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1899 Algernon Charles Swinburne Tristram Lyonesse Other Poems Collection
1899 Algernon Charles Swinburne Tristram Lyonesse Other Poems Collection

Price: £80.00

A scarce edition of Swinburne's epic poem Tristram of Lyonesse.The poem recounts the medieval story of the ill-fated relationship of Tristan and Isolde (Tristram and Iseult in this version) and was considered by Swinburne to be his...

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1899 INDIAN EPIGRAMS More POETRY Verse
1899 INDIAN EPIGRAMS More POETRY Verse

Price: £29.99

Bound in vellum with paper covered boards and gitl titles to spine. Charming collection containing 124 insightful Indian epigrams. Paul Elmer More (1864-1937), with Irving Babbitt a proponent of the New Humanism, was an outstanding...

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1899 Pastorals and Other Poems Elinor Sweetman Scarce
1899 Pastorals and Other Poems Elinor Sweetman Scarce

Price: £245.00

A charming collection of pastoral and floral poetry. A small collection of thirteen poems by the Irish poet Elinor Sweetman. This collection includes 'Pastoral of Galahad', 'Song of Sappho',...

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1899 POETRY Departmental Ditties by Rudyard KIPLING
1899 POETRY Departmental Ditties by Rudyard KIPLING

Price: £59.99

Kipling's first poetical collection, of lightly satirical verses about the English in India. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland,...

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1900 - 1902 4 Vol The English Poets Selections Thomas Humphry Ward (ed)
1900 - 1902 4 Vol The English Poets Selections Thomas Humphry Ward (ed)

Price: £200.00

A set of student edition books on English poets published over two years.Complete in four volumes.With introductions by Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 15 April 1888), who was an English poet and cultural critic and worked as...

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1900 Ballads Robert Louis Stevenson Attractive Binding Fifth Edition
1900 Ballads Robert Louis Stevenson Attractive Binding Fifth Edition

Price: £140.00

A collection of ballads from Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson Fifth edition. Including The Song of Rahero, The Feast of Famine, and many others.

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1900 For England's Sake by W. E. HENLEY
1900 For England's Sake by W. E. HENLEY

Price: £31.99

A bright first edition of For England's Sake, poetry by W. E. Henley. Bound in paper with gilt lettering. First Edition. This collection includes Henley's Pro Rege Nostro. William Ernest Henley, 1849 1903, was an English poet,...

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1900 POETICAL Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT SPCK
1900 POETICAL Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT  SPCK

Price: £44.99

An unusually scarce edition of the poetical works of Sir Walter Scott, in a fine presentation binding. In a presentation fine binding from Hill Brow Preparatory School for Boys, Rugby, with gilt lettering and decoration, including...

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1900 POETRY The Cowslip; Cautionary Stories by E TURNER
1900 POETRY The Cowslip; Cautionary Stories by E TURNER

Price: £22.99

An illustrated New Edition of Turner's volume of cautionary verse. Bound in quarter-cloth with paper-covered boards. Includes thirty in-text illustrations by the noted engraver, Samuel Williams (1788-1853). By the...

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1900 The Light of Asia Gautama Edwin Arnold Frontispiece
1900 The Light of Asia Gautama Edwin Arnold Frontispiece

Price: £34.00

A smartly bound copy of this narrative poem on the life of Buddha, written by Edwin Arnold. 'The Light of Asia' is a narrative poem, describing the life of Prince Guatama Buddha, who later...

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1900 The POETICAL works of John MILTON by H C BEECHING
1900 The POETICAL works of John MILTON by H C BEECHING

Price: £99.99

A blue cloth hardback with blind-stamped motif on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine. Clipped dust wrapper. Some of the pages are uncut. First edition with dustwrapper (scarce) The Poetical Works of John Milton edited...

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1900 The Poetical Works of John Milton H C Beeching Poetry
1900 The Poetical Works of John Milton H C Beeching Poetry

Price: £30.00

A collection of poems by Milton edited by Henry Charles Beeching.Including Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd. A clear frontis piece portrait of Milton alongside facsimile signature. Five illustrative...

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1901 Atalanta in Calydon Algernon Charles Swinburne Copyright Edition
1901 Atalanta in Calydon Algernon Charles Swinburne Copyright Edition

Price: £60.00

A selection of the poetry of Swinburne, from the Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors. Copyright edition.Selected, with an introduction, by William Sharp.

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1901 Collected Poems MACKENZIE BELL poetry 1ST EDN
1901 Collected Poems MACKENZIE BELL poetry 1ST EDN

Price: £24.99

Publisher's gilt embossed cloth covered boards. Illustrated with a black and white frontispiece. First edition of the collected poems of Henry Thomas Mackenzie Bell.

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1901 Lusus Regius Poems and Other of King James I Signed by Editor Robert S Rait
1901 Lusus Regius Poems and Other of King James I Signed by Editor Robert S Rait

Price: £99.99

A handsome volume of the written works of King James I, much of which was hitherto unpublished. First edition. Inscribed by the editor, Robert S. Rait, to Herbert Fisher, the historian and politician. Ink insciption to front free...

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1901 Poems by Lady Margaret Sackville First Edition Poetry Society Feminism
1901 Poems by Lady Margaret Sackville First Edition Poetry Society Feminism

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry by Lady Margaret Sackville.In the original publisher's boards.Lady Margaret Sackville was an English poet and children's writer, and is the second cousin of the author Vita Sackville-West....

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1901 Rhyme and Reason Lewis Carroll Illus A Frost H Holiday Hunting of the Snark
1901 Rhyme and Reason Lewis Carroll Illus A Frost H Holiday Hunting of the Snark

Price: £35.00

A delightful copy of Lewis Carroll's poetical works, in the publisher's original cloth binding. This collection features some of Carroll's best known poetical works. A lovely collection of...

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1901 The Complete Angler Izaak Walton Fine Binding Harrow Charles Travis Clay
1901 The Complete Angler Izaak Walton Fine Binding Harrow Charles Travis Clay

Price: £220.00

A beautifully bound edition of Izaak Walton's famous celebratory work, 'The Compleat Angler' with additional biographies by Walton. In a prize binding with the bookplate of Harrow School to...

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1901 The Shorter Poems of Robert Bridges English Poetry Collection
1901 The Shorter Poems of Robert Bridges English Poetry Collection

Price: £50.00

A beautiful pocketsized copy Robert Bridges Shorter PoemsRobert Seymour Bridges, OM (23 October 1844 21 April 1930) was a British poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.As a poet Bridges stands rather apart from the current of...

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1901-08 2v Works of Algernon Charles SWINBURNE
1901-08 2v Works of Algernon Charles SWINBURNE

Price: £144.00

Poetry and tragedy from this progressive and passionate late Victorian poet in decorative calf bindings. From the Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors, Vols. 3522 and 4027. Atalanta in Calydon and Lyrical Poems, selected,...

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1902 2vol The Poetical Works of John Payne Limited Press
1902 2vol The Poetical Works of John Payne Limited Press

Price: £175.00

A smart copy of the collected poetical works of John Payne. Including his sonnets, ballads, Songs of Life and Death, The Fountain of Youth and many more. Bookplate of John Raymond Danson to the front pastedown. John...

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1902 C S Calverley The Complete Works of C S Calverley Half Calf Blackwell Bind
1902 C S Calverley The Complete Works of C S Calverley Half Calf Blackwell Bind

Price: £130.00

The complete works of this English poet, in a Blackwell's half calf binding.Calverley has been called the father of the so called "university school of humour". He is now perhaps best-remembered for his Ode to Tobacco, which has been...

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1902 Leicester Lyrics Poetical Works John Dainty Scarce First Edition Signed
1902 Leicester Lyrics Poetical Works John Dainty Scarce First Edition Signed

Price: £125.00

A very scarce copy of "Leicester Lyrics" The Poetical Works of John Dainty Written During 29 Years' Residence in Leicester. A presentation copy signed by the author, Christmas 1902. First edition. With a preface and autobiography...

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1902 POEMS Narrative Elegiac Lyric Matthew ARNOLD
1902 POEMS Narrative Elegiac Lyric Matthew ARNOLD

Price: £28.99

A collection of Arnold's poetry, in a full calf binding. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 15 April 1888) was a British poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. Arnold...

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1902 Poems of Thomas Gray Eton Binding Frontispiece Spottiswoode Binding
1902 Poems of Thomas Gray Eton Binding Frontispiece Spottiswoode Binding

Price: £79.99

A handsome edition of Gray's poetry printed as a presentation volume for students at Eton College. Featuring a portrait frontispiece and several further plates. Binder's stamp of Spottiswoode and Co to verso of front free-endpaper. ...

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1902 The Raghuvanca Kalidasa Peirce De Lacy Johnstone First Edition
1902 The Raghuvanca Kalidasa Peirce De Lacy Johnstone First Edition

Price: £110.00

An English Translation of Kalidasa's poem about Raghu's Line. First thus. The first edition of Perice de Lacy Johnstone's English translation of Kalidasa's historical poem about the kings of...

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1902-1904 2vol Poems and Ballads Swinburne Limited Edition Illustrated Leather
1902-1904 2vol Poems and Ballads Swinburne Limited Edition Illustrated Leather

Price: £95.00

A leather bound limited edition copy of this collection of the poems and ballads of Algernon Charles Swinburne, published by the notable American publisher Thomas Bird Mosher. Algernon Charles...

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1903 ESSAYS Quis Separabit by W SEARLE HICKS First
1903 ESSAYS Quis Separabit by W SEARLE HICKS First

Price: £49.99

The first edition of William Searle Hicks' Quis Separabit A Collection of Verses, Essays, and 13 Original Etchings. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil...

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1903 Patriotic Song English Verse Arthur Stanley J E C Welldon British Empire
1903 Patriotic Song English Verse Arthur Stanley J E C Welldon British Empire

Price: £220.00

A handsomely bound volume featuring a collection of Patriotic poetry and verse in relation to the British Empire. New edition. Selected and arranged by Arthur Stanley. With an introduction...

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1903 Poetical Works of Robert Browning Prize Binding Illustrated Frontis
1903 Poetical Works of Robert Browning Prize Binding Illustrated Frontis

Price: £35.00

A beautiful prize bound copy of Browning's poetical works.With a portrait frontispiece of Robert Browning.Biographical introduction on Browning written by Rev. Edward Frederick Hoernle.No date, dated from Copac.This text is the entirety...

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1903 The Book Of BALLADS Bon Gaultier Illustrated Doyle Leech Crowquill
1903 The Book Of BALLADS Bon Gaultier Illustrated Doyle Leech Crowquill

Price: £24.99

A nicely illustrated early twentieth-century collection of ballads from across the world. New Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear. ...

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1903 The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Illustrated Frontis
1903 The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Illustrated Frontis

Price: £22.00

The poetical works of John Greenleaf Whittier.With a portrait frontispiece.Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is quite often listed as one of the...

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1903 The Earth Breath and Other Poems A E George Russell Theosophy
1903 The Earth Breath and Other Poems A E George Russell Theosophy

Price: £98.00

The second edition of this poetry collection. No date to title page, dated from copac.Printed for John Lane by Will Bradely.Author is written as A E which was the pseudonym for George William Russell, Irish writer, editor and...

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1903 The Five Nations First Edition Rudyard Kipling Poetry Anthology Collection
1903 The Five Nations First Edition Rudyard Kipling Poetry Anthology Collection

Price: £37.00

A collection of poetry by Rudyard Kipling. First edition, first impression with 'David' for 'Saul' to page 56. Publisher's catalogue is dated July 1903. This collection of poems is on the 'Five Nations'. It has been suggested...

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1903 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling Poetry Anthology Collection First Edition
1903 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling Poetry Anthology Collection First Edition

Price: £77.00

A collection of poetry by Rudyard Kipling. First edition, first impression with 'David' for 'Saul' to page 56. Publisher's catalogue to the rear is dated July 1903, as called for. This collection of poems is on...

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1903 Translated by Baron Corvo The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam First thus
1903 Translated by Baron Corvo The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam First thus

Price: £290.00

A first edition of Baron Corvo's translation of the hugely influential Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam, from the Selbourne collection.Frederick William Rolfe, better known as Baron Corvo,  was an English writer, artist, photographer...

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1903-1929 2vols Oeuvres Alfred Droin Triple Symphonie Collier D'Emeraude Works
1903-1929 2vols Oeuvres Alfred Droin Triple Symphonie Collier D'Emeraude Works

Price: £99.99

The poetic works of Alfred Droin. In French. Six books bound in two volumes. Alfred Droin (1878-1967) was a French poet and soldier who served in Cambodia, Siam, Tonkin and Morocco. He married the author Elena Goldschmidt in 1916...

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1904 6vols The Poems Algernon Charles Swinburn Limited Edition Bumpus Binding
1904 6vols The Poems Algernon Charles Swinburn Limited Edition Bumpus Binding

Price: £1,250.00

The poetry collection of Algernon Charles Swinburne.Limited edition in this large paper format, number 46 of 110 as stated.In Bumpus Ltd half morocco bindings with gilt stamping to the spines.With the bookplate of one H Harvey...

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1904 6vols UNCOMMON Swinburne Poems Volumes FIRST
1904 6vols UNCOMMON Swinburne Poems Volumes FIRST

Price: £295.00

 An uncommon, complete, attractive, first edition set of the poetic work of Swinburne. With tissue-guarded frontispiece to volume VI showing the author at 52. In six volumes. Algernon Charles Swinburne (London, April...

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1904 Anderson's Cumberland Ballads Songs Centenary Edition Ellwood Plates
1904 Anderson's Cumberland Ballads Songs Centenary Edition Ellwood Plates

Price: £68.00

A copy of this edited volume of Anderson's poetry. With a portrait frontispiece and a number of plates.Robert Anderson (17701833), was an English labouring class poet from Carlisle. He was best known for his ballad-style poems in Cumbrian...

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1904 Edward Henry Pember Jephthah's Daughter And Other Poems Signed First Author
1904 Edward Henry Pember Jephthah's Daughter And Other Poems Signed First Author

Price: £64.99

A very scarce edition of Jephthah's Daughter and Other Poems by Edward Henry Pember and unnumbered limited edition a signed presentation copy by the author. 'To Brooks' Club from the Writer, 1904'. With 'Brooks's'...

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1904 Hamid the Luckless John Payne Scarce Poem First Edition
1904 Hamid the Luckless John Payne Scarce Poem First Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this poetry anthology from John Payne. John Payne (23 August 1842 11 February 1916) was an English poet and translator. Initially he pursued a legal career, and associated with Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Later...

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1904 Poetical Works Sir Walter Scott L Logie Robertson Poetry Anthology
1904 Poetical Works Sir Walter Scott L Logie Robertson Poetry Anthology

Price: £26.00

A very smart collection of poetry by Sir Walter Scott, edited by J. Logie Robertson.One of the first English-language writers to receive worldwide fame and recognition, Sir Walter Scott is one of Scotland's best known writers. This...

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1904 The Defence of Poesie Sir Philip Sidney Knight Limited Edition
1904 The Defence of Poesie Sir Philip Sidney Knight Limited Edition

Price: £79.99

A limited edition of this essay by Sir Philip Sidney. Sir Philip Sidney (30 November 1554 17 October 1586) was an English poet, courtier and soldier, and is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan Age....

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1904 The Golden Treasury Francis T Palgrave Illustrated Titlepage Mudie Binding
1904 The Golden Treasury Francis T Palgrave Illustrated Titlepage Mudie Binding

Price: £27.00

A popular anthology of English poetry selected by Francis Turner Palgrave.The second book of its series.  Francis Turner Palgrave was a British critic, anthologist and poet from Great Yarmouth. He attended Balliol College,...

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1904 The Poetical Works Of John Milton Oxford Minature Edition Leather Binding
1904 The Poetical Works Of John Milton Oxford Minature Edition Leather Binding

Price: £27.00

A volume containing the complete poems of John Milton, in attractive leather binding.An inclusion into the Oxford Minature Edition collection, this volume contains a frontispiece plate and facsimile signature of Milton, as well...

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1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Ashville College
1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Ashville College

Price: £112.00

A prize binding copy of Sir Walter Scott's poetical works. With a portrait frontispiece of Sir Walter Scott.The Oxford Complete edition, edited by J Logie Robertson M.AA prize from Ashville College Harrogate to J S Marshall for their...

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1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Oxford Complete Edition
1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Oxford Complete Edition

Price: £70.00

An anthology of Sir Walter Scott's poetical works. In a lovely prize binding. This is the 'Oxford Complete Edition'. With a frontispiece of Scott. Edited and with notes by J Logie Robertson....

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1904 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate Illustrated Frontis Poetry
1904 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate Illustrated Frontis Poetry

Price: £58.00

 An attractively bound copy of the complete works of Tennyson.With a portrait frontispiece of Alfred Lord Tennyson himself.This volume contains the complete poetical works of Tennyson and therefore features his greatest works...

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1905 4vol William Morris The Earthly Paradise A Poem Photograph Bumpus Binding
1905 4vol William Morris The Earthly Paradise A Poem Photograph Bumpus Binding

Price: £625.00

A handsome set of The Earthly Paradise: A Poem by WiIlliam Morris in a Bumpus binding and a photogravure portrait of Morris with facsimile signature to frontispiece. With an introduction by J. W. Mackail. In four volumes complete. William...

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1905 Austin Dobson Collected Poetry Extensive Collection
1905 Austin Dobson Collected Poetry Extensive Collection

Price: £30.00

Comprising over 30 years of Austin Dobson poetry Henry Austin Dobson (18 January 1840 2 September 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet and essayist.By the autumn of 1873 Dobson had produced enough verse for...

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1905 Days of Old Rome Arthur Lewis Illustrated
1905 Days of Old Rome Arthur Lewis Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A scarce poetical work surrounding ancient Rome. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Edith Calvert. With original publisher's advertisements loosely inserted into the front. 

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1905 Interludes in Verse and Prose G. Otto Trevelyan Cross Wyvern Signed Binding
1905 Interludes in Verse and Prose G. Otto Trevelyan Cross Wyvern Signed Binding

Price: £79.99

A anthology of passages in verse and prose edited by Sir George Otto Trevelyan. Bound in an institutional binding, signed by Cross Wyvern. With a prize bookplate to the front pastedown presented to a G. P. Clarke.

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1905 Lyrists of The Restoration John Constance Masefield
1905 Lyrists of The Restoration John Constance Masefield

Price: £45.00

A charming edition of 'Lyrists of The Restoration' selected and edited by John and Constance Masefield A collection of poetic works, selected and edited by John and Constance Masefield. This...

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1905 Poems Of William Cowper Edited With Notes By JC Bailey And 27 Illustrations
1905 Poems Of William Cowper Edited With Notes By JC Bailey And 27 Illustrations

Price: £19.99

A lovely edition of The Poems Of William Cowper with twenty-seven illustrations including two engravings from designs by William Blake. First edition thus. William Cowper (1731 - 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist....

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1905 Preludes and Symphonies Oliver Grey First Edition
1905 Preludes and Symphonies Oliver Grey First Edition

Price: £70.00

A copy of Grey's preludes and symphonies.Scarce first edition. With a publisher's advertisement for Grey's other work to the rear.

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1905 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper Oxford Edition H S Milford
1905 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper Oxford Edition H S Milford

Price: £56.00

The Oxford Edition of the complete poetical works of William Cowper. Edited by renowned critic, and publisher, Henry Milford. In a beautiful quarter vellum binding. William Cowper was an...

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1905 The Original Poems and Others Ann and Jane Taylor Illustrated
1905 The Original Poems and Others Ann and Jane Taylor Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A charming poetry anthology from Ann Taylor, Jane Taylor, and Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes and plates (including a coloured frontispiece and title page) by F. D. Bedford.

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1905 The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Oxford Edition Thomas Hutchinson
1905 The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Oxford Edition Thomas Hutchinson

Price: £65.00

The Oxford Edition of poetry by acclaimed Romantic poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. With a frontispiece of Shelley. Compiled and edited by Thomas Hutchinson. At the innermost circle of the English...

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1905 Underneath the Bough Theodora Thompson Riviere Binding Vellum Morocco
1905 Underneath the Bough Theodora Thompson Riviere Binding Vellum Morocco

Price: £90.00

A lively collection of poetry and quotations by Theodora Thompson.Includes quotations by J.M. Barrie, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. Includes interesting illustrative print across the front pastedown and front free-end...

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1905-27 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Zaehnsdorf
1905-27 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Zaehnsdorf

Price: £130.00

The complete three volumes of this poetical work.Compiled and edited by George Saintsbury, noted historian, scholar and critic.First editions of all volumes of this work.Comprising of works by several poets of the Caroline period including...

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1906 8Vol Edgar Allan Poe The Works of Tales Poems Essays and Criticisms Illus
1906 8Vol Edgar Allan Poe The Works of Tales Poems Essays and Criticisms Illus

Price: £995.00

An eight volume set of Edgar Allan Poe's TalesIn a rather fetching decorative cloth binding and much better

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1906 Collection of Poems T. STURGE MOORE First Edition
1906 Collection of  Poems T. STURGE MOORE First Edition

Price: £99.99

 First edition of this fine six works collection of poetry from T. Sturge Moore. Comprising of "The Centaur's Booty", "The Rout of the Amazons", "The Gazelles and other poems", "Pan's Prophecy", "To Leda, and...

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1906 Corydon Elegy in Memory of Matthew Arnold Reginald Fanshawe Scarce First
1906 Corydon Elegy in Memory of Matthew Arnold Reginald Fanshawe Scarce First

Price: £120.00

A copy of Fanshawe's elegy to Matthew Arnold.Very scarce first edition. Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 15 April 1888) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He has been characterised as a...

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1906 De Flagello Myrteo by Neva Thoughts and Quotations First Edition Scarce
1906 De Flagello Myrteo by Neva Thoughts and Quotations First Edition Scarce

Price: £50.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of thoughts and quotations.The first edition with forty-two omitted "thoughts" and quotations taken from Garnett's letters after his death.

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1906 Lyrics of Ben Jonson Beaumont and Fletcher John Masefield Vellum
1906 Lyrics of Ben Jonson Beaumont and Fletcher John Masefield Vellum

Price: £45.00

A selection of works by the poets Jonson, Beaumont, and Fletcher, edited by John Masefield. Unusually complete with ties. A collection of verse edited by the former Poet Laureate, John Masefield....

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1906 Paradise Lost John Milton William Blake Illustrated Colour Plates
1906 Paradise Lost John Milton William Blake Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £170.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of John Milton's epic poem 'Paradise Lost', illustrated here by William Blake. 'Paradise Lost' is an epic poem about the biblical story of the Fall of Man, with...

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1906 Poetical Works Thomas Hood With Notes Engraved Frontispiece
1906 Poetical Works Thomas Hood With Notes Engraved Frontispiece

Price: £68.00

A charming copy of Hood's poems.Oxford edition; edited, with notes, by Jerrold.With an engraved frontispiece.Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 3 May 1845) was a British humorist and poet. His son, Tom Hood, became a well known playwright and...

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1906 Prayers Written at Vailima Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Third Impression
1906 Prayers Written at Vailima Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Third Impression

Price: £35.00

A first edition, third impression of 'Prayers' by Robert Louis Stevenson, with an introduction by Mrs Stevenson. Part of a uniform set published by Chatto and Windus, with 'A Christmas Sermon'...

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1906 The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood Walter Jerrold Oxford Edition
1906 The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood Walter Jerrold Oxford Edition

Price: £55.00

A collection of the poems of Thomas Hood. Edited, with notes, by Walter Jerrold.Including a frontispiece of Thomas Hood.

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1906 Works Of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate With Author's Portrait Frontis
1906 Works Of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate With Author's Portrait Frontis

Price: £29.99

A lovely edition of the works of Tennyson, Poet Laureate. A reprint of the original complete works of 1894. With an engraved author's portrait to the frontispiece by G. J. Stodart from a photograph by J Mayall. With binder's...

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1906-1912 2vols Hawthorn and Lavender William Ernest Henley Truslove Binding
1906-1912 2vols Hawthorn and Lavender William Ernest Henley Truslove Binding

Price: £190.00

Two attractive, uniformly-bound volumes of the poems of William Ernest Henley. A third edition of Hawthorn and Lavender, and a fifth edition, thirteenth impression of Poems. With a photograph to frontispiece of Poems showing a...

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1907 Flowers of France The Renaissance Period Poems John Payne Limited Edition
1907 Flowers of France The Renaissance Period Poems John Payne Limited Edition

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this anthology of sixteenth-century French poetry, collected and edited by John Payne. John Payne (23 August 1842 11 February 1916) was an English poet and translator. Initially he pursued a legal career, and...

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1907 La Lyre Francaise Gustave Masson Zaehnsdorf Binding French
1907 La Lyre Francaise Gustave Masson Zaehnsdorf Binding French

Price: £150.00

A diverese collection of French songs throughout history, documenting the changes in French songs, compiled by Gustave Masson. In a signed binding by Zaehnsdorf. This work is a collection of...

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1907 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Lyrics Romances Dramas Illustrated
1907 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Lyrics Romances Dramas Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A selection of poetry from Robert Browning.With a portrait frontispiece of Browning.The Oxford Edition of this work.Robert Browning was best known for his mastery of the dramatic monologue. His poetry is remembered and known for their...

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1907 The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Illus Walter Appleton Clark
1907 The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Illus Walter Appleton Clark

Price: £65.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of the Canterbury Tales With six full colour plates by Walter Appleton Clark Edited by Percy Mackaye, an American dramatist and poet The Canterbury Tales is...

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1907 The Shorter Poems of ROBERT BRIDGES
1907 The Shorter Poems of ROBERT BRIDGES

Price: £79.99

An attractive collection of Bridges' poetry. A new edition. Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (23 October 1844 21 April 1930) was a British poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. As a poet Bridges stands rather apart from the current...

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1907 The Temple Sacred Poems And Private Ejaculations By Herbert Limited Edition
1907 The Temple Sacred Poems And Private Ejaculations By Herbert Limited Edition

Price: £69.99

A limited edition, no. 335 of 350 copies printed for sale in Great Britain. This collection of sacred verse, reprinted here was first published shortly after Herbert's death in 1633. With an engraved portrait of Herbert to frontispiece...

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1907 The Temple Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations George Herbert Limited Ed
1907 The Temple Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations George Herbert Limited Ed

Price: £79.99

A limited edition of this collection of poems from George Herbert With an engraved frontispiece of Herbert. Herbert wrote poetry in English, Latin and Greek. In 1633 all of Herbert's English poems were published in The Temple:...

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1907-1914 2Vol Limited Edition John Payne Flowers France Classic Renaissance
1907-1914 2Vol Limited Edition John Payne Flowers France Classic Renaissance

Price: £125.00

Two uncommon anthologies of poetry from the Sixteenth Century Renaissance Period  and Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century 'Classic Period'.Translated and edited by John Payne, a poet in his own right, the volumes...

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1908 2vol The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Poetry Frontispiece
1908 2vol The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Poetry Frontispiece

Price: £55.00

A smartly bound collection of poetry and plays by the English Victorian poet Robert Browning, including 'Pauline' and 'Paracelsus'. Complete in two volumes. A collection of poetry and plays...

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1908 3vol Kipling Five Nations Seven Seas And Barrack Room Ballads Other Verses
1908 3vol Kipling Five Nations Seven Seas And Barrack Room Ballads Other Verses

Price: £295.00

A uniformly bound collection of Kipling's poetry. The Five Nations (fourth edition); The Seven Seas (Thirteenth edition); Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses (Twenty-fifth edition). With vignette illustrations to title pages. In...

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1908 Carol and Cadence New Poems John Payne Scarce Limited Edition
1908 Carol and Cadence New Poems John Payne Scarce Limited Edition

Price: £130.00

A scarce collection of poetry by John Payne, written between 1902 and 1907. Numbered 45 of a limited press. Including The Book of Days and Nights, The Book of Beasts, London Voices, and many others. Bookplate of John Raymond...

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1908 Complete Poetical Works James Thomson Robertson First Edition Illustrated
1908 Complete Poetical Works James Thomson Robertson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A lovely first 'Oxford Edition' collection of James Thomson's poetical works, in a fine crushed morocco binding. Edited, with notes by the notable literary scholar, editor and author James...

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1908 Cornish Ballads and Other Poems R S Hawker Illustrated C E Byles
1908 Cornish Ballads and Other Poems R S Hawker Illustrated C E Byles

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this anthology of Cornish songs and poems. Edited, with an introduction, by C. E. Byles. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates by J. Ley Pethybridge,  and others.

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1908 Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems Truslove And Hanson Grained Morocco Bind.
1908 Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems Truslove And Hanson Grained Morocco Bind.

Price: £60.00

Selected poems from one of Victorian England's most prominent poets, presented in a Truslove And Hanson grained morocco binding.Browning was popular in both Britain and the United States. Her works influenced many writers of the day,...

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1908 J. Logie Robertson The Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson
1908 J. Logie Robertson The Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson

Price: £35.00

A copy of the early twentieth-century collection of Thomson's works, in a fine binding.James Thomson (1700 - 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright and is perhaps best known for his lyrics of 'Rule, Britannia!' He...

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1908 Poems Of TENNYSON Princess Memoriam Maud Oxford Edition Fine Binding
1908 Poems Of TENNYSON Princess Memoriam Maud Oxford Edition Fine Binding

Price: £110.00

A very smart copy of this collection of Tennyson's poetry. Oxford Edition. Featuring a portrait frontispiece.

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1908 The Complete Poetical Works Of James Thomson J Logie Robertson First Ed
1908 The Complete Poetical Works Of James Thomson J Logie Robertson First Ed

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this early twentieth-century collection of Thomson's works, in a fine binding. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. James Thomson (11 September 1700 27 August 1748) was a Scottish...

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1908 The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton H C Beeching Vellum Binding
1908 The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton H C Beeching Vellum Binding

Price: £49.99

The Oxford Edition of the complete works of John Milton. Containing Paradise Lost, Paradise Regain'd and many other poems. With an engraved tissue-guarded frontispiece of Milton.

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1908 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Hunt Binding Wellington
1908 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Hunt Binding Wellington

Price: £80.00

The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow bound by T.Hunt for Wellington College. Includes binder's stamp and has an illustrated frontispiece.   Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and...

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1908 Thomas Middleton Poets Poems Rhymes Easy Cheshire
1908 Thomas Middleton Poets Poems Rhymes Easy Cheshire

Price: £120.00

A volume of poetry based on East Cheshire.Reprinted from The North Cheshire Herald.Thomas Middleton (1580 July 1627) was an English Jacobean playwright and poet. Middleton stands with John Fletcher and Ben Jonson as among the most...

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1909 2Vol The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Talwin Morris Binding Vol I and II
1909 2Vol The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Talwin Morris Binding Vol I and II

Price: £175.00

An attractive two volume set of Burns' poetry in Talwin Morris bindings.Illustrated throughout with full page colour and monochrome plates.Volume II is undated but appears to be a later issue with a variant cover. Two volumes of original...

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1909 Campion's Works Edited by Percival Vivian First Edition Poetry
1909 Campion's Works Edited by Percival Vivian First Edition Poetry

Price: £59.99

A collection of the songs and poems of Thomas Campion, seventeenth-century poet and composer. With an introduction containing a brief biography of Campion, and including his best-known works, such as the masque written for...

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1909 Collected POEMS T. E. BROWN W. E. Henley
1909 Collected POEMS T. E. BROWN W. E. Henley

Price: £59.99

A nice collection of Thomas Edward Brown's poetry, in a full morocco binding. 1909 reprint of the 1900 first edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. 'With introduction by W. E. Henley'. Arranged into three...

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1909 Francis Palgrave The Golden Treasury Collected Poetry First Complete Ed
1909 Francis Palgrave The Golden Treasury Collected Poetry First Complete Ed

Price: £330.00

A beautiful book of selected poetry by Francis Palgrave With two handwritten poems added to the front and rear blanks, 'Shakespeare' by Matthew Arnold and 'To Juliet's Owl' by Maurice Baring. These do not appear to have been written...

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1909 LAST POEMS George MEREDITH Poetry 1st
1909 LAST POEMS George MEREDITH Poetry 1st

Price: £23.99

Full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. First edition of this collection of poetry by George Meredith.  Complete with half title page. George Meredith, OM (February 12, 1828 May 18, 1909) was an English novelist and...

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1909 Robert Browning Dramatis Personae Dramatic Romances and Lyrics Illustrated
1909 Robert Browning Dramatis Personae Dramatic Romances and Lyrics Illustrated

Price: £39.00

A charming copy of Robert Browning's Dramatis Personae and Dramatic Romances & Lyrics.With 10 colour plates illustrated by Eleanor F Brickdale.An English playwright, Robert Browning is a celebrated Victorian poet known for his...

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1909 Songs Before Sunrise by Algernon Charles Swinburne Limited Edition Vellum
1909 Songs Before Sunrise by Algernon Charles Swinburne Limited Edition Vellum

Price: £55.00

A limited edition of this poetical work by Algernon Charles Swinburne.Limited to six hundred and fifty copies, of which this is number four hundred and three.Printed on handmade paper. Songs Before Sunrise is a collection of poetry...

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1909 The Englishman in Italy Collection of Verses George Hyde Wollaston 1st Ed
1909 The Englishman in Italy Collection of Verses George Hyde Wollaston 1st Ed

Price: £29.99

A lyrical collection of verses written by some of those who have explored and loved Italy. First edition. With notes on the poems by George Hyde Wollaston.

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1910 2 vol POETICAL WORKS Robert BROWNING
1910 2 vol POETICAL WORKS Robert BROWNING

Price: £79.99

An beautiful compllete two volume set of poems written by Robert Browning (May 1812 December 1889), an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. Browning is often...

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1910 Hymnen an Die Nacht Novalis Limited Edition German Verse Hymns to the Night
1910 Hymnen an Die Nacht Novalis Limited Edition German Verse Hymns to the Night

Price: £220.00

A limited edition copy of Novalis' Hymnen an Die Nacht. In the original German.One of 350 copies printed in red and black on Japanese paper with a gilt page border. 300 of these copies were for sale.The type to this text was designed...

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1910 John Cotton Some Midland Musings And Other Verses In The Lighter View First
1910 John Cotton Some Midland Musings And Other Verses In The Lighter View First

Price: £39.99

A scarce collection of verse by John Cotton Some Midland Musings and Other Verses in the Lighter View. First edition. Cotton's collection of poetry was written over a forty year period. Written in two parts 'Midland Musings'...

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1910 Milton's Comus Lady Alix Egerton Illustrated File Copy Vellum
1910 Milton's Comus Lady Alix Egerton Illustrated File Copy Vellum

Price: £260.00

John Milton's 'Milton's Comus' with additional notes and a family memoir by Lady Alix Egerton Milton's 'Comus' is piece on the honour of chastity. Presented in 1634 to the Earl of Bridgewater...

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1910 Quinti Horati Flacci C Wickham Vellum Ribbon Ties Limited Edition Scarce
1910 Quinti Horati Flacci C Wickham Vellum Ribbon Ties Limited Edition Scarce

Price: £90.00

A limited edition Latin copy of Horace's poetry, in a attractive vellum binding with the original ribbon ties. A scarce volume of the poetical works of Horace, in Latin. Limited edition,...

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1910 Qunti Horati Flacci Opera Omnia Cura E. C. Wickham
1910 Qunti Horati Flacci Opera Omnia Cura E. C. Wickham

Price: £79.99

A collected works of Horace in Latin. Number 77 of a limited 1000 copies. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC  8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus....

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1910 SONNETS Parisian Balcony Anna Comtesse BREMONT
1910 SONNETS Parisian Balcony Anna Comtesse BREMONT

Price: £39.99

A rather scarce first edition of the Comtesse de Bremont's collection of poetry, in a soft leather binding. Bound in soft leather with gilt lettering. With the Times Book Club bookseller's label to the rear pastedown. With a colour...

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1910 The Dead King by Rudyard Kipling Edward VII Eulogy Poem W Heath Robinson
1910 The Dead King by Rudyard Kipling Edward VII Eulogy Poem W Heath Robinson

Price: £42.99

Rudyard Kipling's eulogy to King Edward VII. With beautiful decoration to each page by William Heath Robinson. The front cover is embellished with a silver die-stamped portrait of Edward VII. The title page is in black and purple...

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1910 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Oxford Binding
1910 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Oxford Binding

Price: £55.00

A handsomely-bound collection of the works of John Greenleaf Whittier. With a frontispiece of Whittier. In an Oxford binding (binder's stamp to front pastedown).

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1910 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Poetry Fine Oxford Binding
1910 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Poetry Fine Oxford Binding

Price: £99.99

The Oxford edition of The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier.  With notes, index of first lines and a chronological list, edited by W. Garrett Horder and with an engraved portrait of Whittier to frontispiece. John...

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1910 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection
1910 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection

Price: £34.00

A prize bound collection of Henry Wadworth Longfellow's poems, 'The Poetical Works of Longfellow' This prize bound edition of 'The Poetical Works of Longfellow' includes a vast range of Longfellow's...

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1910 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Miniature Edition Sesame
1910 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Miniature Edition Sesame

Price: £34.99

A miniature edition of the collection of Persian poetry known as the Rubaiyat of Omar KhayyamPart of the Sesame Booklets series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and decorative head and tail pieces.

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1910 William H. Davies Farewell To Poesy And Other Pieces First Edition
1910 William H. Davies Farewell To Poesy And Other Pieces First Edition

Price: £24.00

A first edition of this poetry anthology by W.H. Davies.Known for spending a significant portiion of his life as a homeless worker (a 'hobo' or 'tramp' in the vernacular of his era) in Britain and the USA, Davies' work is often categorised...

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1910-14 2Vol Poetry W H Davies Farewell to Poetry The Bird of Paradise
1910-14 2Vol Poetry W H Davies Farewell to Poetry The Bird of Paradise

Price: £30.00

A two volume set of first edition poetry by W. H. Davies.W. H. Davies was a Welsh poet and writer who spent a significant part of his life as a tramp or hobo in the UK and USA, but became one of the most popular poets of his time....

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1911 A Cape Horn Calm and Other Verses by R. B. Robert James Grant Ballantyne Association
1911 A Cape Horn Calm and Other Verses by R. B. Robert James Grant Ballantyne Association

Price: £220.00

A charming copy of this collection of poetry, inscribed by the author's daughter. First edition. Scarce. With an inscription by the author's daughter, Isobel, to the title page reading: ...

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1911 Chrysomela A Selection From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick
1911 Chrysomela A Selection From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick

Price: £24.00

A poetical anthology of Robert Herrick's poems.With a vignette title page.Edited by scholar and critic Francis Turner Palgrave. Palgrave is known for his anthologies of poetry and was a respected editor of texts. He was Professor...

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1911 Dante Gabriel Rossetti The Works Of Edited by W M Rossetti Zaehnsdorf
1911 Dante Gabriel Rossetti The Works Of Edited by W M Rossetti Zaehnsdorf

Price: £230.00

The poetic works of the famous Pre-Raphaelite painter, edited by his brother.Rossetti founded the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, and as such was hugely influential in the development of Victorian art. However, he was also poet, and as...

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1911 Poems of Men and Hours John Drinkwater First Edition
1911 Poems of Men and Hours John Drinkwater First Edition

Price: £19.99

An anthology of poetry from prolific poet John Drinkwater. First edition, with poems reprinted from periodicals such as Country Life, The English Review, The Englishwoman, The Nation, The Spectator, The Thrush, The Tramp, The Birmingham...

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1911 Poems Of TENNYSON Introduction T Herbert Warren County High School Ilford
1911 Poems Of TENNYSON Introduction T Herbert Warren County High School Ilford

Price: £110.00

A nice collection of Tennyson's works, in a full calf prize binding. 'Including 'The Princess', 'In Memoriam', 'Maud', 'Idylls Of The King', 'Enoch Arden', etc'. 'With an introduction by T. Herbert Warren'. Featuring a tissue-guarded...

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1911 The Open Road Book for Wayfarers E V Lucas Hatchards Binding William Hyde
1911 The Open Road Book for Wayfarers E V Lucas Hatchards Binding William Hyde

Price: £27.00

A charming anthology of poetry, sayings and prose compiled by the renowned English humorist, essayist, poet, writer, and editor E. V. Lucas, in an attractive half crushed morocco signed Hatchards binding. ...

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1911 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate
1911 The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate

Price: £130.00

A nicely bound anthology from Poet Laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of Tennyson by G. J. Stodart, from a photograph by J. Maryall.  Works include "Juvenilia", "The Lady of Shalott", "Enoch...

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1911-13 3vol Poems of Tennyson Historical and Literary Essays Macaulay Oxford Editions
1911-13 3vol Poems of Tennyson Historical and Literary Essays Macaulay Oxford Editions

Price: £180.00

Three uniformly bound works from the Oxford University Press. Comprising of the poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson as well as the Critical and Historical essays of Thomas Babington Macaulay. In...

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1911-1913 2 vol GOLDEN TREASURY Poems F.T. PALGRAVE
1911-1913 2 vol GOLDEN TREASURY Poems F.T. PALGRAVE

Price: £79.99

Two anthologies of English poetry from this popular series, in Riviere fine bindings. Comprising the second series reprint of 1911 and the revised and enlarged edition of 1913. Each volume has a bookbinder's stamp for...

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1912 2vol Courtship and Matrimony Holiday and Travel Fun Library Illus Hammerton
1912 2vol Courtship and Matrimony Holiday and Travel Fun Library Illus Hammerton

Price: £30.00

Two volumes of J. A. Hammerton's 'Fun Library' collections of short stories and poems about holidays, travel, matrimony, and courtship, illustrated throughout. Two volumes of collected poems...

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1912 Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling Limited Print Run Scarce
1912 Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling Limited Print Run Scarce

Price: £300.00

A scarce edition de luxe of the Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling.Number thirty-one of a limited print run of  five-hundred, signed by the publishers.Printed on English hand-made paper.

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1912 Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling Poetical Works Ballads
1912 Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling Poetical Works Ballads

Price: £60.00

A collection of poetical work by the notable author and poet of 'The Jungle Book' fame, Rudyard Kipling. In the publisher's original binding. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a English journalist,...

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1912 Edmund Spenser The Poetical Works Of Edmund Spenser Tree Calf Prize Binding
1912 Edmund Spenser The Poetical Works Of Edmund Spenser Tree Calf Prize Binding

Price: £70.00

The works of the famous 16th century English poet, attractively presented in a tree calf prize binding. Spenser is thought of as a key figure in the formation of modern English poetry, and is considered one of the foremost poets in...

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1912 Paul Fort Vivre En Dieu French Morocco Verse and Prose
1912 Paul Fort Vivre En Dieu French Morocco Verse and Prose

Price: £110.00

A re-bound first edition of Paul Fort's Vivre en Dieu, a collection of verse and prose.In a pleasing purple calf binding.Part of the Ballades Francaises (XIV).Original paper cover.Paul Fort (1872 1960) was a French poet associated...

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1912 Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon Oxford Edition Frank Maldon Robb Illustrated
1912 Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon Oxford Edition Frank Maldon Robb Illustrated

Price: £23.00

The complete poetical works of Adam Lindsay Gordon.Edited, with a lengthy introduction and notes by Frank Maldon Robb. With a portrait frontispiece of Adam Lindsay Gordon.The Oxford Edition.Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet,...

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1912 Poems TENNYSON Princess Memoriam Maud Idylls King Enoch T. Herbert WARREN
1912 Poems TENNYSON Princess Memoriam Maud Idylls King Enoch T. Herbert WARREN

Price: £49.99

A collection of some of Tennyson's most famous poetry, in a half morocco binding. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. Bookbinder's stamp for Riviere & Son to the front free endpaper. 'Including 'The Princess',...

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1912 Poetical Works of ROBERT BRIDGES
1912 Poetical Works of ROBERT BRIDGES

Price: £29.99

A rather good-looking edition of Robert Bridges poetical works in morocco leather. Bound in morocco leather with gilt lettering. Excluding the Eight Dramas. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century...

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1912 The Bridal Souvenir Anthology Poems Stories Penang Marriage Gift
1912 The Bridal Souvenir Anthology Poems Stories Penang Marriage Gift

Price: £75.00

An anthology of poetry produced as a bridal souvenir.The work was produced for the marriage of Mr and Mrs Harold Robert Bell. Their marriage was at Penang on December 1st 1910. The marriage was between Miss Alice Moxon and Mr Harold...

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1912 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Oxford University Press Ed Latymer School
1912 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Oxford University Press Ed Latymer School

Price: £70.00

The complete poetical works of fireside poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Longfellow was the first American to translate Dante's 'Divine Comedy'. His poems are remembered and recognised by their...

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1913 2vol The Works of Francis Thompson Poems Volumes I and II Seventh Thousand
1913 2vol The Works of Francis Thompson Poems Volumes I and II Seventh Thousand

Price: £45.00

Two volumes of work by Francis Thompson.Volumes I and II comprise of Thompson's poetry.Both volumes are the seventh thousand.Lacking the third volume of this series, which was of Thompson's prose.Edited by Wilfrid Meynell, a British...

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1913 Alliterative Anomalies for Infants and Invalids With Coloured Illustrations
1913 Alliterative Anomalies for Infants and Invalids With Coloured Illustrations

Price: £170.00

An interesting alliterative text aimed at 'infants and invalids'.Illustrated throughout with a full page image per letter of the alphabet by William Hammond.Unfortunately disbound due to gutta percha binding, though appears complete.A...

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1913 Limited Edition Ode to Mazzini Algernon Charles Swinburne Folding Plates Facsimile
1913 Limited Edition Ode to Mazzini Algernon Charles Swinburne Folding Plates Facsimile

Price: £60.00

A vellum limited edition copy of the work of Algernon Charles Swinburne One of four hundred and seventy seven copies. Algernon Charles Swinburne was a poet playwright and novelist. This work...

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1913 Paul Fort Chansons Pour Me Consoler D'etre Heureux Morocco
1913 Paul Fort Chansons Pour Me Consoler D'etre Heureux Morocco

Price: £80.00

A copy of French poet Paul Fort's Chansons - Pour Me Consoler D'etre Heureux in a handsome calf binding.Paul Fort (1872 1960) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement. At the age of 18, reacting against the Naturalistic...

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1913 Poems and Miscellaneous Verse by J Wells Thatcher signed presentation copy
1913 Poems and Miscellaneous Verse by J Wells Thatcher signed presentation copy

Price: £29.99

An extensive and varied collection of poetry, including translations by Ovid and Horace, Songs and humorous verse. Presentation copy from J Wells Thatcher to his 'Darling daughter, Maud'. Thatcher collated all these poems from...

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1913 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Ed Prize Binding Illustrated Poetical Works
1913 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Ed Prize Binding Illustrated Poetical Works

Price: £50.00

The complete poetical works of Robert Browning.With an illustrated frontispiece of Browning.In a prize binding from the Church Institute School, Bolton.Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright. His mastery of the dramatic...

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1913 POETICAL Works of Robert BRIDGES
1913 POETICAL Works of Robert BRIDGES

Price: £69.99

A finely bound edition of Poetical Works of Robert Bridges. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. "This book consists of the Poems and Masks contained in the collected editions of the Poetical Works of Robert Bridges, togehter...

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1913 Sordello Robert Browning Rev Arthur J Whyte Poetry Troubadour Obscure
1913 Sordello Robert Browning Rev Arthur J Whyte Poetry Troubadour Obscure

Price: £110.00

A lovely copy of this narrative poem by Robert Browning. First Thus, the first of this edition which has been edited by Rev Arthur J Whyte. With errata slip tipped in at contents page. This...

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1913 The Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon Douglas Sladen Illustrated Bumpus Binding
1913 The Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon Douglas Sladen Illustrated Bumpus Binding

Price: £75.00

An attractively bound collection of the poetry of Adam Lindsay Gordon In an binding by Bumpus Ltd With eight plates. First thus, inlcuding poems that had never before been printed. Arranged...

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1913 The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges Crushed Morocco Poet Laureate
1913 The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges Crushed Morocco Poet Laureate

Price: £79.00

A beautifully bound collection of the poems of Robert Bridges.Robert Bridges was Britain's Poet Laureate from 1913 to 1930. He achieved literary fame late in life and is the author of many well known hymns. This collection excludes...

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1913 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Frontispiece
1913 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Frontispiece

Price: £23.99

A collection of the poetry of Walter Scott. With a frontispiece of Scott. Including the author's introductions and notes.

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1913-41 5vols The Works of Rudyard Kipling J and E Bumpus Binding Library Set
1913-41 5vols The Works of Rudyard Kipling J and E Bumpus Binding Library Set

Price: £215.00

A beautiful, uniformly bound selection of poetry by the English journalist and short story writer, Rudyard Kipling. In a Bumpus binding, with the binder's stamp to the front pastedowns. Comprising...

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1914 Legends and Lyrics Together with a Chaplet of Verses Adelaid Anne Procter
1914 Legends and Lyrics Together with a Chaplet of Verses Adelaid Anne Procter

Price: £39.99

A smartly bound collection of poetry from Adelaid Anne Procter. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates. In an Oxford binding (binder's gilt stamp to front free-endpaper).

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1914 Limited Edition John Payne Flowers France Classic Period Poetry Anthology
1914 Limited Edition John Payne Flowers France Classic Period Poetry Anthology

Price: £38.00

An uncommon anthology of poetry from the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century, the titular 'Classic Period'.Translated and edited by John Payne, a poet in his own right, the volume contains work by Marc de Papillon, Mathurin Regnier...

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1914 Nicholas Murford's Fragmenta Poetica Facsimile Limited edition Large Paper
1914 Nicholas Murford's Fragmenta Poetica Facsimile Limited edition Large Paper

Price: £125.00

A facsimile edition of Nicholas Murford's Fragmenta Poetica. Undated, dated using copac.This is the large paper edition, numbered 38 and signed with the initials E M B, those of E M Beloe of Greenland Fishery Museum. This work...

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1914 North of Boston Robert Frost First Edition Sixth Binding Original Wax Wrap
1914 North of Boston Robert Frost First Edition Sixth Binding Original Wax Wrap

Price: £4,900.00

The first edition of Robert Frost's poetry collection.The sixth binding state of his second and very highly regarded volume of poetry.With the original wax paper wrap as issued (but extremely rarely seen).Direct from the library of...

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1914 Poetical Works of Robert BRIDGES Excluding the Eight Dramas
1914 Poetical Works of Robert BRIDGES Excluding the Eight Dramas

Price: £69.99

An attractively bound collection of the poems of Robert Bridges. Containing Demeter, Prometheus the Firegiver, and Eros and Psyche, amongst others. As a poet Bridges stands rather apart from the current of modern English verse,...

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1914 The Flower of Peace Katharine Tynan Devotional Poems
1914 The Flower of Peace Katharine Tynan Devotional Poems

Price: £38.00

A collection of devotional poetry by Katharine Tynan, 'The Flower of Peace'. 'The Flower of Peace' is a selection of devotional poetry by the poet and author Katharine Tynan. The overarching...

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1914 The Greek Anthology Epigrams from Anthologia Palatina Sydney Oswald Lomer
1914 The Greek Anthology Epigrams from Anthologia Palatina Sydney Oswald Lomer

Price: £480.00

A collection of Greek poems and epigrams translated into English.Translated by Sydney Oswald, which was a nom de plume of Sydney Lomer. Lomer was a career Army officer. Lomer made his name as a war poet whose work was...

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1914 The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges Excluding Eight Dramas Leather Binding
1914 The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges Excluding Eight Dramas Leather Binding

Price: £85.00

An attrative leather-bound collection of the poems of Robert Bridges. With a frontispiece of the author.

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1914 The Wild Knight G K Chesterton Poetry Frontispiece Vellum
1914 The Wild Knight G K Chesterton Poetry Frontispiece Vellum

Price: £60.00

A lovely copy of G K Chesterton's 'The Wild Knight' with additional poems. Fourth Edition with additional poems. With a frontispiece portrait of the author. Gilbert Keith Chesterton, born...

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1915 Bret Harte Stories and Poems First Edition Poetry Collection Verse
1915 Bret Harte Stories and Poems First Edition Poetry Collection Verse

Price: £50.00

A hardback copy of Stories and Poems by Bret Harte. In a school binding, the bookplate honours G. R. Shaw. Bret Harte was an American writer, best known for his works about California in the Gold Rush, a subject to which he often return...

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1915 Esther and Other Poems by Artemus G Bathurst Authors Edition Very Scarce
1915 Esther and Other Poems by Artemus G Bathurst Authors Edition Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A beautiful author's edition of this very scarce collection of poetry by Artemus G. Bathurst. Little is known about the author - whose solemn portrait is the frontispiece for this work - other than that his full name was Artemus...

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1916 Green Branches By James Stephens First Edition Limited Edition 353/500
1916 Green Branches By James Stephens First Edition Limited Edition 353/500

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry by James Stephens.Limited edition, number 353 of 500.Contains three poems, 'Autumn 1915', 'Spring 1916' and 'Joy Be With Us'.James Stephens was an Irish novelist and poet. He produced...

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1916 Lays of the Hertfordshire Hunt George U Robins Poetry
1916 Lays of the Hertfordshire Hunt George U Robins Poetry

Price: £44.99

A collection of hunting poetry from George U. Robins. With frontispiece of the author. New edition.

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1916 Poems Of Robert Browning With Dramatic Lyrics Romances Other With Portrait
1916 Poems Of Robert Browning With Dramatic Lyrics Romances Other With Portrait

Price: £59.99

The Oxford Edition of Poems of Robert Browning with a portrait to frontispiece from a photograph taken by Messrs. Fradelle & Young in 1861. Containing: Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Men and Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus,...

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1916 The Picture Ramayana Bhavanrao Shrinivasrao Signed Illus Hindu Aundh Chief
1916 The Picture Ramayana Bhavanrao Shrinivasrao Signed Illus Hindu Aundh Chief

Price: £1,800.00

An English-language depiction of the Ramayana.Very scarce survival.The Ramayana is traditionally an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of Rama to rescue his wife Sita from Ravana. The work is traditionally ascribed...

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1916 Theodore Watts-Dunton Poetry And The Renascence Of Wonder First Edition
1916 Theodore Watts-Dunton Poetry And The Renascence Of Wonder First Edition

Price: £19.99

A book of essays on poetry by English critic and poet Theodore Watt-Dunton with an introduction by Thomas Hake. First edition. Chapters include Poetry as an Energy and as an Art, What is Poetry, The Position of Poetry in Relation...

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1917 Aage Berntsen Digte Djerde Samling Danish Poetry Attractive Binding
1917 Aage Berntsen Digte Djerde Samling Danish Poetry Attractive Binding

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Aage Berntsen.The first edition of the fourth collection of Berntsen's poetry.In the original Danish.Aage Berntsen was a Danish fencer, poet, doctor and artist. He is famous for having...

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1917 Christ in Hades Stephen Philips Stella Langdale Dustwrapper C Lewis Hind
1917 Christ in Hades Stephen Philips Stella Langdale Dustwrapper C Lewis Hind

Price: £170.00

An exceptional copy of Stephen Phillips's 'Christ in Hades', profusely illustrated throughout. Both the volume and the dustwrapper are very smart. This edition features an introduction by C....

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1917 Italian Poets Critical Introductions Ernesto Grillo Collection Anthology
1917 Italian Poets Critical Introductions Ernesto Grillo Collection Anthology

Price: £38.00

A smart anthology of Italian poetry, compiled and introduced by Ernesto Grillo.The poems featured here have been chosen in order to highlight the relationship between Italian and English literature as well as a way of tracing the progress...

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1917 Poems by Alfred Lord TENNYSON Oxford University
1917 Poems by Alfred Lord TENNYSON Oxford University

Price: £59.99

A great Oxford collection of Tennyson in a decorative calf binding. With an introduction by Herbert Warren. Interestingly, 'Crossing the Bar' is not the last poem in this edition.

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1917 POEMS of To-Day Anthology Early Twentieth Century
1917 POEMS of To-Day Anthology Early Twentieth Century

Price: £69.99

A great collection of early twentieth century poetry in a smart binding. Bound by Horce Commin, with an ink stamp to the front free-endpaper.

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1917 Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT
1917 Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT

Price: £19.99

The Oxford edition of Scott's ever-popular poetical works in an unusual pictorial leather binding. Bound in leather with blindstamped pictorial decoration. Edited by J. Logie Robertson. With the bookplate of M. W. Ingram to the...

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1917 The Poetical Works Of Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW Oxford Edition
1917 The Poetical Works Of Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW Oxford Edition

Price: £19.99

An early twentieth-century collection of Longfellow's poetry. Oxford Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece.

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1917 To Freedom's Lover William Harris Dowding First Edition
1917 To Freedom's Lover William Harris Dowding First Edition

Price: £70.00

A scarce first edition of Dowding's poetry. Including such titles as The Soul's Sunshine (1870) and Can Money Make the Man (1866)

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1918 2vol Collected Poems Of Alfred Noyes Ninth Impression
1918 2vol Collected Poems Of Alfred Noyes Ninth Impression

Price: £39.99

Collected Poems by Alfred Noyes (1880- 1958), an English poet, best known for his ballads, The Highwayman and The Barrel-Organ. The first two volumes of a three volume set. Nineth impression. To volume one: The Loom of Years;...

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1918 Lyrical Poems And Translations Of Shelley Preface Herford LIMITED 120/250
1918 Lyrical Poems And Translations Of Shelley Preface Herford LIMITED 120/250

Price: £99.99

A lovely vellum bound large paper edition with 250 numbered copies, of which this is No. 120 of The Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley arranged in chronological order with a preface by C. H. Herford. Percy...

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1918 Masque of Poets EDWARD O'BRIEN 1st Signed
1918 Masque of Poets EDWARD O'BRIEN 1st Signed

Price: £85.99

Cloth covered boards with gilt detailing. First edition which is signed by Edward O'Brien  and dated March 25 1918. An important anthology of poetry which has contributions by Conrad Aiken, William Rose Benet, Maxwell...

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1918 The Land A Plea John Galsworthy First Edition
1918 The Land A Plea John Galsworthy First Edition

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this plea from John Galsworthy, referencing his desire for the land to be better utilise the land after the First World War. The first edition of this work. 'The Land'...

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1918 The People's Palace by Sacheverell SITWELL First
1918 The People's Palace by Sacheverell SITWELL First

Price: £69.99

The first edition of early poetry by Osbert Sitwell, still in the original wraps. Bound in the original paper wraps. No. XXII in the 'Adventurers All' series. A Series of Young Poets Unknown to Fame. Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell...

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1919 6Vol Algernon Swinburne Swineburnes Poems Series One
1919 6Vol Algernon Swinburne Swineburnes Poems Series One

Price: £115.00

 A six volume Series One collection of Swinburne's PoetryContaining: Poems and Ballads, Tristram of Lyonesse: the Tale of Balen: Atalanta in Calydon: Erechtheus, Studies in Song: A Century of Roundels Sonnets on English Dramatic...

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1919 Eclogues A Book Of Poems Herbert Read Illustrated Signed Numbered Limited
1919 Eclogues A Book Of Poems Herbert Read Illustrated Signed Numbered Limited

Price: £700.00

An extremely scarce edition of Herbert Read's early poetry.Illustrated throughout, with illustrations by Ethelbert White. Illustrations are hand-coloured.Limited edition, number 14 of thirty copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed...

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1919 Fairyland in 1918 and Other Poems by E L Thomas Limited Edition Scarce
1919 Fairyland in 1918 and Other Poems by E L Thomas Limited Edition Scarce

Price: £265.00

A scarce limited edition of poems by E L Thomas.Limited to 500 copies, printed on hand-made paper. First edition.The poems were written while Thomas was on active service in France. Though childlike in subject, the poems were not intended...

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1919 La Noel de Mes Enfants Francis Jammes Illustrated Roubille
1919 La Noel de Mes Enfants Francis Jammes Illustrated Roubille

Price: £30.00

This is a limited edition of this Christmas poem.Number 149 of 554 copies printed on vellum paper. Francis Jammes was a French poet known for his lyrical poetry.

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1919 Odes and Other Poems Ronald Campbell Macfie First Edition Scarce Poetry
1919 Odes and Other Poems Ronald Campbell Macfie First Edition Scarce Poetry

Price: £90.00

The first and only edition of Odes and Other Poems.Ronald Campbell Macfie was not only a poet but also a medical doctor and a science writer with interests in eugenics and evolution. He criticised Darwinism and theorised about the...

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1919 Rhymes of a Rolling Stone Robert W. Service With Signed Binding
1919 Rhymes of a Rolling Stone Robert W. Service With Signed Binding

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound rhythmical anthology from Robert Service. Fourteenth impression of the first edition. From the author of "Songs of Sourdough, "Ballads of Cheechake" and "The Trail of 98". Binding is signed. With Diana Sloane...

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1919 Selections from A.C.SWINBURNE
1919 Selections from A.C.SWINBURNE

Price: £79.99

A poetical anthology of lyrical work by English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne. Featuring a Prelude and Epilogue both written in verse. Includes Hymn to a Proserpine, Love at Sea, A...

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1919 The GARDEN of KAMA by Laurence HOPE A. F. Nicolson
1919 The GARDEN of KAMA by Laurence HOPE A. F. Nicolson

Price: £89.99

A later edition of The Garden of Kama by Laurence Hope, at a fraction of the cost of the original. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Bound by Hatchards, with a bookbinders ink stamp to the front pastedown. Adela...

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1919 The Glugs of Gosh C J Dennis Hal Gye Early Edition Poetry Humour
1919 The Glugs of Gosh C J Dennis Hal Gye Early Edition Poetry Humour

Price: £75.00

A collection of poetry by humorous Australian poet, C J Dennis. Along with Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson, Dennis is often regarded as one of Australia's three most famous poets. This is...

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1919 The Owl A Miscellany No 2 October 1919 Edited Robert Graves Illustrated
1919 The Owl A Miscellany No 2 October 1919 Edited Robert Graves Illustrated

Price: £325.00

A scarce poetry periodical edited by Robert Graves, illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. The second volume of only two ever published. With contributions by Baring, Beebohn, Bianco, Blunden, de la Mare, Freeman,...

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1919 The Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Bickers Binding
1919 The Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Bickers Binding

Price: £84.99

A scarce edition of this collection of the poems of Tennyson. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper).

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1919 The YEARS BETWEEN by RUDYARD KIPLING First POETRY
1919 The YEARS BETWEEN by RUDYARD KIPLING First POETRY

Price: £162.00

A selection of melancholy Kipling poems, including three which is the first time they have been in print. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and a unclipped dust wrapper. Some of the pages are unopened. First Edition.  Kipling's...

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1920 Arthur Vine Hall The 1820 Settlers Poetry South African History
1920 Arthur Vine Hall The 1820 Settlers Poetry South African History

Price: £75.00

A scarce poem  by Arthur Vine HallThe 1820 Settlers were several groups or parties of white British colonists settled by the British government and the Cape authorities in the South African Eastern Cape in 1820.Arthur Vine...

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1920 John Lucas The Oxford Book Of French Verse Leather Prize Binding
1920 John Lucas The Oxford Book Of French Verse Leather Prize Binding

Price: £30.00

A book of French verse chosen by St John Lucas, in very attractive prize binding.Specificically focussing on work from the thirteenth and fourteenth century, the volume is largely written in French, with the exception of an English...

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1920 La Chastelaine de Vergi Mary Andre Poems in French Rouibille Engravings
1920 La Chastelaine de Vergi Mary Andre Poems in French Rouibille Engravings

Price: £69.99

A limited edition of this collection of eighteenth-century French poetry. With a version in modern French from Andre Mary. Including engravings in the text from Roubille. Limited to 375 copies, of which this is number 171.

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1920 Peacock Pie Walter Del La Mare Heath Robinson First Edition Illustrated
1920 Peacock Pie Walter Del La Mare Heath Robinson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A lovely first edition second impression copy of this charming poetry collection by Walter de la Mare. Walter de la Mare was the prolific author of many volumes of poetry, short stories and...

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1920 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Ilustrated Dramatic Lyrics Romance
1920 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Ilustrated Dramatic Lyrics Romance

Price: £18.00

The poetical works of Robert Browning.With a portrait frontispiece.The Oxford edition of his works, comprising of his lyrics, romances, dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus, and more.Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright. He mastered...

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1920 Sonnets of Shakespeare's Ghost Gregory Thornton Signed Angus & Robertson
1920 Sonnets of Shakespeare's Ghost Gregory Thornton Signed Angus & Robertson

Price: £125.00

A charming copy of these famous sonnets from England's national poet, William Shakespeare. Neatly inscribed by the publisher to the front free endpaper. "The words procured by Gregory Thornton". Featuring beautiful ornaments...

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1920 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Browning With Two Prose Essays Illustrated
1920 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Browning With Two Prose Essays Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A nicely bound copy of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poetical works.With two of her prose essays.With a portrait frontispiece of Browning.Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent Victorian poets. She was popular both...

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1920 Wonder Tales From the Greek and Roman Gladys Davidson Illustrated Anthology
1920 Wonder Tales From the Greek and Roman Gladys Davidson Illustrated Anthology

Price: £35.00

A collection of tales from the Greek and Roman myths. Illustrated throughout, with several photographs of statues and portraits of various figures. Held in original dustwrapper. Undated, dated...

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1920 Zwei Altdeutsche Rittermaeren Moriz Von Vraon Peter Von Staufenberg
1920 Zwei Altdeutsche Rittermaeren Moriz Von Vraon Peter Von Staufenberg

Price: £30.00

A copy of this work of verse, in German.Third edition.Edward Schroder (18 May 1858 9 February 1942), the editor, was a Germanist and mediaevalist who was a professor at the University of Gottingen and published editions of numerous...

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1921 Dusk of Avon Leonard Parish Scarce First Edition
1921 Dusk of Avon Leonard Parish Scarce First Edition

Price: £90.00

A scarce first edition of this volume of poetry. With a full table of contents, and a dedication to the mother of the poet.

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1921 John Galsworthy The Bells Of Peace 1st Edition From Selbourne Collection
1921 John Galsworthy The Bells Of Peace 1st Edition From Selbourne Collection

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this poem commemorating the British dead of the First World War.Galsworthy campaigned for a variety of causes through his writings. As well as animal rights he championed women's rights, prison reform, and opposed...

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1921 Les Musardises Edmond Rostand Poetry French Attractive Binding
1921 Les Musardises Edmond Rostand Poetry French Attractive Binding

Price: £75.00

Collection of poetry by poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand. In the original French.Edmond Rostand was a French poet and dramatist associated with the neo-romantic movement and most famous for his play Cyrano de Bergerac. 

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