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1896 William Somervile The Chase A Poem With Memoir Illustrated By Hugh Thomson
1896 William Somervile The Chase A Poem With Memoir Illustrated By Hugh Thomson

Price: £34.99

The Chase by William Somervile. Reprinted from the original edition of 1735, with a memoir of the author. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. First edition thus. William Somervile or Somerville (1675 - 1742) was an English poet. The Chase...

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1896-1900 3vol The English Poets Selections Matthew Arnold Thomas Humphry Ward
1896-1900 3vol The English Poets Selections Matthew Arnold Thomas Humphry Ward

Price: £120.00

Three volumes of this collection of poetry by varying British poets.The first three volumes of the eventual five volume set of this series. Collated, volumes I-III appear complete. Each poet featured in these volumes has...

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1897 2vol The Faerie Queene Limited Edition Morell Binding Edmund Spenser
1897 2vol The Faerie Queene Limited Edition Morell Binding Edmund Spenser

Price: £1,100.00

Two finely bound volumes of Edmund Spenser's epic, allegorical poem regarding Elizabeth I and the Tudor Dynasty. This poem stands as being one of the longest in the English language and awarded Spenser with much favour...

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1897 A Country Garland of Ten Songs Gathered from the Hesperides of Robert Herrick Joseph S Moorat
1897 A Country Garland of Ten Songs Gathered from the Hesperides of Robert Herrick Joseph S Moorat

Price: £35.00

A collection of beautifully illustrated poetry by Robert Herrick. Herrick's 'Hesperides' was first publsihed in 1648. The collection of 1200 poems were his magnum opus and established his reputation....

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1897 Adrastus Of Phrygia And Other Poems E H Pember Limited First Edition
1897 Adrastus Of Phrygia And Other Poems E H Pember Limited First Edition

Price: £29.00

A volume of Greek verse, translated into English.Limited first edition, from a run of 250 copies.Adrastus was the son of Gordias, king of Phrygia. He features prominently in Herodotus's story of King Croesus of Lydia. He killed his...

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1897 Collected Poems by Austin Dobson Letter Frontispiece First Edition
1897 Collected Poems by Austin Dobson Letter Frontispiece First Edition

Price: £140.00

A collection of the poetry of Austin Dobson. With portrait frontispiece. Containing a letter tracing the history of this volume from its first presentation to Sir Alfred Bateman by the author himself. Including To An Intrusive...

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1897 Longest Reign Ode QUEEN VICTORIA W J Courthope 1st
1897 Longest Reign Ode QUEEN VICTORIA W J Courthope 1st

Price: £40.99

A scarce Ode to Queen Victoria written by William John Courthope during his tenure as chair of poetry at Oxford. Bound in printed parchment-covered boards with gilt lettering. First Edition. "This Ode, written to commemorate the...

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1897 Owen Meredith Selected Poems Hatchard Personalised Full Morocco Binding
1897 Owen Meredith Selected Poems Hatchard Personalised Full Morocco Binding

Price: £150.00

Selected poems from Owen Meredith, in a personalised Hatchard's binding.Owen Meredith was the pen name of Robert Bulwer-Lytton, the 1st Earl of Lytton. He published his his first volume of poems at the age of twenty five and went on...

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1897 Poetical Works of John Milton Memoir Notes, Bibliography, Albion Edition
1897 Poetical Works of John Milton Memoir Notes, Bibliography, Albion Edition

Price: £90.00

The Albion edition of Milton's Poetical works with a preface by L Valentine.Includes an introductory memoir of Milton's life.With a portrait frontispiece.

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1897 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Albion Edition
1897 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Albion Edition

Price: £90.00

An attractive collection of the poems of Sir Walter Scott. Albion edition.Bound by Chas. Thurna, and Sons, Carlisle (binder's label to front pastedown).

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1897 Selected Poems George Meredith First Edition
1897 Selected Poems George Meredith First Edition

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of George Meredith's 'Selected Poems'. A First Edition copy of Meredith's 'Selected Poems'. The selection for this collection was made under the supervision of the author...

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1897 The Acid Sisters And Other Poems by Thomas Wright Attractive First Edition
1897 The Acid Sisters And Other Poems by Thomas Wright Attractive First Edition

Price: £39.99

An attractive first edition of this collection of poems by Thomas Wright. With a decorative title page printed in green and yellow.

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1897 The Poetical Works of Robert BROWNING Volume I and II
1897 The Poetical Works of Robert BROWNING Volume I and II

Price: £44.99

A  rhythmical anthology of works by Robert Browning. Volume I and II bound as one. Featuring a frontispiece depicting a young Browning to volume I and an elder Browning to volume II.

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1897 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Albion Edition
1897 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Albion Edition

Price: £49.99

A collection of the poems of Sir Walter Scott. Albion edition.With a frontispiece of Scott.

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1897 Walter Scott Poetical Works Albion Edition Thurnam Binding
1897 Walter Scott Poetical Works Albion Edition Thurnam Binding

Price: £38.00

An attractive collection of the poems of Sir Walter Scott. Albion edition.Bound by Chas. Thurnam, and Sons, Carlisle (binder's label to front pastedown).

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1897-1909 2vol George MEREDITH Selected Last Poems
1897-1909 2vol George MEREDITH Selected Last Poems

Price: £69.99

Two brown, cloth hardbacks with gilt lettering to spine.  This is two volume of Meredith's works.  Pages are uncut.  George Meredith, OM (February 12, 1828 May 18, 1909) was an English novelist and poet. ...

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1898 Ballads of The Brave Poems Frederick Langbridge Relfe Brothers Binding
1898 Ballads of The Brave Poems Frederick Langbridge Relfe Brothers Binding

Price: £44.00

A beautifully bound copy of this collection of poetical works, compiled by Frederick Langbridge. New edition. Selected and arranged with additional notes by Frederick Langbridge. This anthology...

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1898 Barrack-Room Ballads Verses Rudyard Kipling Vellum Binding
1898 Barrack-Room Ballads Verses Rudyard Kipling Vellum Binding

Price: £49.00

A smartly bound collection of Rudyard Kipling's popular poems, all about the British Army. 'Barrack-Room Ballads' is a collection of poetry dealing with the late-Victorian British army. The...

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1898 Ephemera a Collection of Occasional Verse John Meredith Cobbett Signed
1898 Ephemera a Collection of Occasional Verse John Meredith Cobbett Signed

Price: £79.99

A scarce anthology of poetical works from John Meredith Cobbett.  Neatly inscribed by the author in ink. With an "Ode to the Queen on the Occasion of Her Jubilee, 1897."

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1898 Facsimile of Original Poetry by Victor and Cazire 1810 Edition Shelley
1898 Facsimile of Original Poetry by Victor and Cazire 1810 Edition Shelley

Price: £120.00

An anthology of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Elizabeth Shelley's poetry.A facsimile, reprinted from the original 1810 edition which was presented by Percy Bysshe Shelley to his sweetheart. Of the first edition there are only...

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1898 Gleams from Goethe Vellum Binding Henry Attwell Wtih Portrait
1898 Gleams from Goethe Vellum Binding Henry Attwell Wtih Portrait

Price: £180.00

A selection of the writings of Johan Goethe. With an engraved title page.

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1898 ODES Song of French History MEREDITH 1st
1898 ODES Song of French History MEREDITH 1st

Price: £23.99

Publisher's full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. A first edition with half title page and publisher's ads to the rear. George Meredith, OM (February 12, 1828 May 18, 1909) was an English novelist and poet. He collected...

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1898 Original Poetry by Victor & Cazire Percy Bysshe Shelley Elizabeth Shelley
1898 Original Poetry by Victor & Cazire Percy Bysshe Shelley Elizabeth Shelley

Price: £50.00

A collection of poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Elizabeth Shelley.A limited issue facsimile, reprinted from the original 1810 edition which was presented by Percy Bysshe Shelley to his sweetheart.Direct from the library...

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1898 Poetry for Children Charles and Mary Lamb Illus Winifred Green Scarce
1898 Poetry for Children Charles and Mary Lamb Illus Winifred Green Scarce

Price: £45.00

A truly charming volume of poetical works written for children by Charles and Mary Lamb, beautifully illustrated throughout. Dated using Copac. A selection of children poetry by the brother...

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1898 The Christian Year Thoughts in Verse for Sundays and Holydays John Keble W Lock R Anning Bell
1898 The Christian Year Thoughts in Verse for Sundays and Holydays John Keble W Lock R Anning Bell

Price: £50.00

The second edition of this incredibly popular collection of devotional poems by John Keble. In a Relfe Brothers binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Prize inscription...

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1898 The Hope of the World and Other Poems by William Watson Fiction First Ed
1898 The Hope of the World and Other Poems by William Watson Fiction First Ed

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this poetical work by Sir William Watson. Watson (2 August 1858 13 August 1935) was an English poet, popular in his time for the celebratory content, and famous for the controversial political content, of his...

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1898 The Island Race Henry Newbolt First Edition Publishers Advertisements
1898 The Island Race Henry Newbolt First Edition Publishers Advertisements

Price: £25.00

A first edition of Henry Newbolt's 'The Island Race' containing a selection of his stirring poems. Featuring prior owners book plate to the front pastedown: 'John William Burns Kilmahew' ...

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1898 The POETICAL works of John Greenleaf WHITTIER
1898 The POETICAL works of John Greenleaf WHITTIER

Price: £129.99

John Greenleaf Whittier's poetical works. Bound in calf leather with gilt lettering and decoration and marbled edges. In a school presentation binding. John Greenleaf Whittier ( 1807   1892) was an influential American Quaker...

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1898 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier W Garrett Horder Maclehose
1898 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier W Garrett Horder Maclehose

Price: £75.00

The complete poems of John Greenleaf Whittier.In an attractive Maclehose binding.With a portrait frontispiece.John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet. He was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns and known for his...

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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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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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1899 The Absent-Minded Beggar Rudyard Kipling Poetry Pamphlet
1899 The Absent-Minded Beggar Rudyard Kipling Poetry Pamphlet

Price: £60.00

A lovely example of this charity pamphlet by Rudyard Kipling, featuring the poem 'The Absent-Minded Beggar'. A pamphlet featuring a poem by Rudyard Kipling. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a English...

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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 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 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 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 and Ballads
1902 Poems and Ballads

Price: £220.00

A lovely three volume set of Algernon Charles Swinburne's poetry. Smartly bound, in full leather bindings. Comprising of the first, second and third series. Volume I and II are a New Edition,...

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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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1902-14 4vol Fragments of Descriptive Verse John B Meredith Poem Florence Thorpe
1902-14 4vol Fragments of Descriptive Verse John B Meredith Poem Florence Thorpe

Price: £45.00

Four volumes of poetry by John B Meredith, held together in a chemise. The first volume is illustrated by Florence Thorpe. A scarce work. Being : Fragments of Descriptive Verse Written Principally...

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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 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 Five Nations
1903 The Five Nations

Price: £90.00

A pleasing first edition first issue copy of this renowned collection of poetry by Rudyard Kipling. A first edition first issue copy, with the issue point of 'David' to page 56 line 9 (that...

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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 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling Vellum Binding Limited Edition
1903 The Five Nations Rudyard Kipling Vellum Binding Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

A limited edition copy of Rudyard Kipling's collection of poetry 'The Five Nations', containing poems about British soldiers. A limited edition work printed on hand-made paper, being limited...

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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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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 Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats
1904 The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats

Price: £900.00

A limited edition set of the completers works by Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats, containing all of their poems and letters. Illustrated throughout. Complete in twelve volumes, eight of...

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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 Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
1904 The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne

Price: £390.00

A beautifully bound set of Algernon Charles Swinburne's poetry. Volume I contains Poems & Ballads First Series, volume II contains Songs Before Sunrise and Songs of Two Nations, volume...

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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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1904-08 3vols Fragments of Descriptive Verse John B Meredith Very Scarce Anthology
1904-08 3vols Fragments of Descriptive Verse John B Meredith Very Scarce Anthology

Price: £30.00

Three volumes of this scarce poetry collection by John B Meredith. In the original red cloth bindings. The poems are illustrated, with charming vignettes. With a frontispiece of John B Meredith...

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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 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 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 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 Defence of Poesie Certain Sonnets Philip Sidney Knight Limited Edition
1906 Defence of Poesie Certain Sonnets Philip Sidney Knight Limited Edition

Price: £30.00

A limited edition of Sir Philip Sidney's work of literary criticism, including a selection of his sonnets. A limited edition work, being numbered 42 of 350. 'The Defence of Poesie' is a work...

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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 The Fool of the World and Other Poems Arthur Symons First Edition Uncommon
1906 The Fool of the World and Other Poems Arthur Symons First Edition Uncommon

Price: £31.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this charming collection of poetical works by the renowned British poet, critic, and translator Arthur Symons. The works in this volume are seperated into the...

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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 Lamia's Winter-Quarters
1907 Lamia's Winter-Quarters

Price: £45.00

A charming edition of Alfred Austin's 'Lamia's Winter-Quarters' copiously illustrated throughout. Written by the English poet and journalist who succeeded Alfred Tennyson as Poet Laureate in...

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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 Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate The Globe Edition
1907 Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate The Globe Edition

Price: £58.00

A handsomely bound copy of the poetical works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, with the crest of East Liverpool High School to the front board. A 1907 reprint of The Globe Edition of the collected...

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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 Poets in Pupil Room Poetry School Verse Eton School Scarce 1st
1908 Poets in Pupil Room Poetry School Verse Eton School Scarce 1st

Price: £35.00

The scarce first edition of this collection of poetry written anonymously within a pupil-room in Eton College. The first edition of this work. A scarce work. A collection of poems written...

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1908 Poets, Poems, and Rhymes of East Cheshire Thomas Middleton Poetry
1908 Poets, Poems, and Rhymes of East Cheshire Thomas Middleton Poetry

Price: £175.00

The very scarce first edition of this collection of poetical works regarding Cheshire, by noted local Mayor, Thomas Middleton. Very scarce. The first edition of the work. Reprinted from The...

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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 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
1909 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Price: £140.00

A lovely first thus illustrated copy of Edward FitzGerald's translation of a selection of Omar Khayyam's quatrains. In the publisher's original cloth binding with elaborate blue stamped design...

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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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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 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: £24.00

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 Garden of Kama Love Lyrics From India Laurence Hope Riviere Binding
1910 The Garden of Kama Love Lyrics From India Laurence Hope Riviere Binding

Price: £230.00

Adela Florence Nicolson's collection of lyric love poetry inspired by India, held in a signed binding by Riviere & Son. In a half crushed morocco signed binding by Riviere & Son. 'The...

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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 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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1911-13 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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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 Arthur Henniker A Little Book For His Friends Arranged by Florence Henniker
1912 Arthur Henniker A Little Book For His Friends Arranged by Florence Henniker

Price: £95.00

A smart copy of this collection of short passages, biographical works and poems commemorating the life of Arthur Henniker. Very scarce. A tribute to the Arthur Henry Henniker-Major, being...

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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 Lays of Ancient Rome With Ivry and the Armada
1912 Lays of Ancient Rome With Ivry and the Armada

Price: £120.00

A prize binding copy of Thomas Babington Macaulay's influential and popular historical collection of poems, each discussing a heroic moment in Ancient Roman history. In a prize binding, with...

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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 Garden of Kama and Other Love Lyrics From India Laurence Hope
1912 The Garden of Kama and Other Love Lyrics From India Laurence Hope

Price: £95.00

A collection of poetical works by Adela Florence Nicholson published under the pseudonym, Laurence Hope. New edition, published eleven years after the first edition. This particular work...

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1912 The Poetical Works of John Milton Oxford Edition Beeching Illustrated
1912 The Poetical Works of John Milton Oxford Edition Beeching Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A pleasing copy of this Oxford Edition of John Milton's poetical works; edited after the original texts by the renowned clergyman, author and poet Henry Charles Beeching. This work contains...

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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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1912-13 3vol Poems and Ballads Algernon Charles Swinburne Bickers Binding
1912-13 3vol Poems and Ballads Algernon Charles Swinburne Bickers Binding

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound collection of the poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, in a signed binding by Bickers & Son. In three volumes. In a signed binding by Bickers. 'Poems and Ballads' were...

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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 Lays of The Pharisee W E C Zoffany Oldfield Illustrated Poetry Scarce
1913 The Lays of The Pharisee W E C Zoffany Oldfield Illustrated Poetry Scarce

Price: £90.00

A scarce work of satire from the early twentieth century written by W. E. C. profusely illustrated throughout by Zoffany Oldfield. Scarce. Handsomely bound in a full morocco binding, with...

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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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1914 An Elegy Written in a Country Courtyard
1914 An Elegy Written in a Country Courtyard

Price: £95.00

The first edition thus of Thomas Gray's famous poem 'An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard', illustrated throughout by G. F. Nicholls with tipped-in colour plates. The first edition thus...

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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 Poems by C. J. Brennan Signed Very Scarce
1914 Poems by C. J. Brennan Signed Very Scarce

Price: £225.00

A signed copy of this very scarce collection of poetry from notable literary figure C. J. Brennan. First edition. Very scarce. Signed by the author two, first on the half title, with a dedication...

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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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1914-1919 Selected Works of Rudyard Kipling
1914-1919 Selected Works of Rudyard Kipling

Price: £600.00

A six volume library set collecting the selected poetry of Rudyard Kipling. This six volume library set compiles selected poetry of acclaimed author, poet, and journalist Rudyard Kipling, bringing...

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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 Drake's Drum and Other Songs of The Sea Henry Newbolt AD McCormick Illus
1915 Drake's Drum and Other Songs of The Sea Henry Newbolt AD McCormick Illus

Price: £55.00

A handsome copy of this collection of poetical works by the noted writer Henry Newbolt. This is a lovely example of this volume, bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. Undated,...

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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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1915 For Her Friends and Mine Erwin F Smith Signed Letter Association Copy
1915 For Her Friends and Mine Erwin F Smith Signed Letter Association Copy

Price: £120.00

An uncommon, association copy of this poetry collection by noted plant pathologist, Erwin Frink Smith. This collection was privately printed and has been gifted by the author's wife to one Dr Clinton. ...

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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 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Frank Brangwyn First Reprint Edition Illustrated
1917 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Frank Brangwyn First Reprint Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A charming copy of Edward FitzGerald's translation of a selection of Omar Khayyam's quatrains, with eight beautiful tipped-in coloured plates by Frank Brangwyn. Brangwyn was a notable artistic...

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