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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 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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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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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 Peacock Pie Book of Rhymes Walter de la Mare W. Heath Robinson Illustrated
1917 Peacock Pie Book of Rhymes Walter de la Mare W. Heath Robinson Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A nicely bound copy of Walter de la Mare's popular poetry collection 'Peacock Pie', illustrated throughout by William Heath Robinson. A collection of poetry by Walter de la Mare. Containing...

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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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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 Per Amica Silentia Lunae William Butler Yeats First Edition
1918 Per Amica Silentia Lunae William Butler Yeats First Edition

Price: £70.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this fascinating collection of essays by the renowned Irish poet, and one of the foremost figures of twentieth century literature, W. B. Yeats. This work also...

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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 Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley C. H. Herford
1918 The Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley C. H. Herford

Price: £50.00

A collection of poetry and translations by Percy Shelley, arranged in chronological order by C. H. Herford. A collection of the poetry and translations of Percy Shelley. Arranged in chronological...

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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 by Thomas Gray Eton College Vellum Binding Anthology
1920 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton College Vellum Binding Anthology

Price: £57.00

A beautifully bound collection of poems by British poet, letter writer and scholar, Thomas Gray. Privately printed by the Riccardi Press for Eton College. With a prize leaf after the half-title...

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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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1921 Monsieur Bergeret in Paris France May Miall First Edition Very Scarce Dustwrapper
1921 Monsieur Bergeret in Paris France May Miall First Edition Very Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A first thus edition copy of Anatole France's 'Monsieur Bergeret in Paris', complete with the very scarce original dustwrapper. Anatole France was a prolific French poet, journalist, and successful...

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1921 Orchard and Vineyard Vita Sackville-West First Edition Poetry
1921 Orchard and Vineyard Vita Sackville-West First Edition Poetry

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this noted horticultural poem by noted author Vita Sackville-West. The first edition of the work. Vita Sackville-West was an English poet, novelist and horticulturalist,...

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1921 Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW
1921 Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW

Price: £49.99

A collection of Longfellow's poetry, in a Gonville and Caius College armorial prize binding. Featuring a portrait frontispiece. With a Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, prize presentation label to the front pastedown awarded...

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1921 The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick Moorman Simpson
1921 The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick Moorman Simpson

Price: £50.00

A nicely bound copy of Robert Herrick's poetry, including 'Hesperides', some of his 'Noble Numbers', and 'Upon Parting'. The poet Robert Herrick is best known for his collection of poems 'Hesperides',...

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1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Illustrated Poetry
1921 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott J Logie Robertson Illustrated Poetry

Price: £45.00

The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.In a mock crocodile binding - rather unusual and attractive.With a portrait frontispiece of Scott.Edited, with the introduction and notes by J Logie Robertson. Sir Walter Scott was the author...

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1921-1922 3vol Lollingdon Downs Reynard the Fox and Right Royal John Masefield
1921-1922 3vol Lollingdon Downs Reynard the Fox and Right Royal John Masefield

Price: £195.00

Three volumes of the poetry of John Masefield. First editions; third, sixth and fourth impressions respectively. John Edward Masefield, OM, (1 June 1878 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United...

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1922 A Choice of the Best English Lyrics 17th Century and Earlier Roger Ingpen
1922 A Choice of the Best English Lyrics 17th Century and Earlier Roger Ingpen

Price: £60.00

A collection of English lyrics pre 17th century.In a Zaehnsdorf binding with gilt stamping to board edges and spine.With an illustrated frontispiece.Compiled by Roger Ingpen.This collection is one of three books from the 'Choice...

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1922 Le Roman de tristan et Iseut Joseph Bedier Medieval Celtic
1922 Le Roman de tristan et Iseut Joseph Bedier Medieval Celtic

Price: £35.00

This is a French edition of this well known romance.Joseph Bedier was a French writer, scholar and historian noted for reviving interest in this work.

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1922 Poems from The Works of Charles Cotton Illus Claud Lovat Fraser Dustwrapper
1922 Poems from The Works of Charles Cotton Illus Claud Lovat Fraser Dustwrapper

Price: £37.00

A collection of the poems by Charles Cotton compiled by Claud Lovat Fraser. This collection of poetical works by Charles Cotton has been selected and illustrated by Claud Lovat Fraser. Fraser...

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1922 Poems from the Works of Charles Cotton Illustrated
1922 Poems from the Works of Charles Cotton Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A rhythmical anthology comprising of poetical works from Charles Cotton. Illustrated throughout by Claud Lovat Fraser. With poems including "A Sonnet", "Alice", "Winter" and "Caelia's Fall.

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1922 Richard Middleton The Man and His Work by Henry Savage First edition
1922 Richard Middleton The Man and His Work by Henry Savage First edition

Price: £34.99

An indepth biography of Middleton including his work in journalism. First edition, with illustrations and portraits throughout Richard Barham Middleton 1882 1911 was a British poet, who is remembered mostly for his short stories,...

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1922 The Cud Experimental Poems of Lancelot de Giberne Siveking Signed First Ed
1922 The Cud Experimental Poems of Lancelot de Giberne Siveking Signed First Ed

Price: £120.00

A first edition copy of Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking's collection of experimental poetry, with an inscription and several annotations by the author throughout the volume. First edition. ...

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1922 The Dream John Masefield Judith Masefield Illustrated Signed Limited Ed
1922 The Dream John Masefield Judith Masefield Illustrated Signed Limited Ed

Price: £52.00

A signed limited edition copy of this poetical work by John Masefield. Illustrated throughout by Judith Masefield. With the bookplate of William Marchbank to the front pastedown. This particular...

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1922 The Hundred and One Harlequins Sacheverell Sitwell First Edition Poetry
1922 The Hundred and One Harlequins Sacheverell Sitwell First Edition Poetry

Price: £45.00

A collection of poetry by Sacheverell Sitwell.The first edition.Lacking original dustwrapper.Sacheverell Sitwell was an English writer. He was best known as an art and music critic. He wrote many architectural works, particularly on...

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1922 Walter de la Mare Peacock Pie Poetry Dustwrapper Up and Down Mocking Fairy
1922 Walter de la Mare Peacock Pie Poetry Dustwrapper Up and Down Mocking Fairy

Price: £90.00

A charming copy Walter de la Mare's Peacock Pie.Best known for his poem The Listeners, Walter de la Mare was a poet and short story writer who authored many works for children.

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1923 Amanda Sacrifice Goddesse Sweet-heart N. Hookes
1923 Amanda Sacrifice Goddesse Sweet-heart N. Hookes

Price: £39.99

An intruguing facsimile reprint of a 1653 poetical work by a former student of Trinity College, Cambridge, published in his graduation year. Bound in half blue cloth with brown paper covering. There is a single illustration...

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1923 Atalanta in Calydon a Tragedy Algernon Charles Swinburne Limited Edition Riccardi Paper Medici
1923 Atalanta in Calydon a Tragedy Algernon Charles Swinburne Limited Edition Riccardi Paper Medici

Price: £65.00

A limited edition copy of Algernon Swinburne's best early work, 'Atalanta in Calydon'. Printed by the Riccardi press, on hand-made Riccardi paper. In the original quarter cloth binding with...

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1923 Gems of Chinese Literature Verse Herbert A. Giles
1923 Gems of Chinese Literature Verse Herbert A. Giles

Price: £55.00

A charming collection of translated Chinese poems, translated by Herbert Giles. This work includes, 'To a Young Gentleman', 'An Absent Husband', 'Love Impetuous', 'At First Sight', 'The Washerwoman's...

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1923 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Dramatic Lyrics Tree Calf
1923 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition Dramatic Lyrics Tree Calf

Price: £140.00

A collection of poetical works by Victorian poet and playwright, Robert Browning. The Oxford Edition. The poetical works of Robert Browning, best known for his dramatic monologues. His notable...

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1923 Songs Of Yorkshire 1923 Very Scarce First Edition In Paper Wraps
1923 Songs Of Yorkshire 1923 Very Scarce First Edition In Paper Wraps

Price: £49.99

A very scarce collection of verses by various authors, Songs of Yorkshire, 1923 was published by the Yorkshire Evening Post. First edition. In original paper wraps. With two copies of the contents and foreword bound in to front. Previous...

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1923 Sonnets and Verse Hilaire Belloc Poetry
1923 Sonnets and Verse Hilaire Belloc Poetry

Price: £14.99

A collection of poetry from Hilaire Belloc. First edition, second impression.

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1923 The Babe of Bethlehem WOODWARD Carols NUMBERED
1923 The Babe of Bethlehem WOODWARD Carols NUMBERED

Price: £39.99

A first edition pamphlet of Woodward's Christmas Carols. Hand-numbered, 122 of 200 copies. George Ratcliffe Woodward (27 December 1848 3 March 1934) was an Anglican priest who wrote mostly religious verse, both original and translated...

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1923 The Poems of Alice Meynell Illustrated First Edition Poetry Leather
1923 The Poems of Alice Meynell Illustrated First Edition Poetry Leather

Price: £30.00

An excellent rebound copy of this first complete edition of the works of Alice Meynell; in an attractive crushed morocco binding, with black and red stamped elaborate design to the front board. ...

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1923 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Francis Turner Palgrave Poetry
1923 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Francis Turner Palgrave Poetry

Price: £23.99

A leather-bound collection of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott. With a biographical and critical memoir by Francis Turner Palgrave.

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1923 The Poetical Works of William WORDSWORTH Thomas Hutchinson
1923 The Poetical Works of William WORDSWORTH Thomas Hutchinson

Price: £79.99

An anthology of works from prolific poet William Wordsworth. First edition. With introductions and notes by Thomas Hutchinson. Featuring a frontispiece of Wordsworth from a drawing by Hancock in 1798. In an Oxford binding.  ...

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1923 The Windmill Stories Essays Poems L. Callender Illus Colour Plates
1923 The Windmill Stories Essays Poems L. Callender Illus Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A charming collection of short stories, essays, and poems by a variety of authors who had been published by William Heinemann, illustrated throughout. 'The Windmill' is a collection of short...

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1923 Thomas Hardy Poetical Works Volume One Vision Roamed The Wistful Lady Rye
1923 Thomas Hardy Poetical Works Volume One Vision Roamed The Wistful Lady Rye

Price: £35.00

A collection of Thomas Hardy's poems, making up the first of a two volume collection of his poetical works.Including many previously unpublished and partly-written works, this extensive collection shows all facets and styles of Hardy's...

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1924 2vols Piers the Plowman by William Langland Poetry
1924 2vols Piers the Plowman by William Langland Poetry

Price: £195.00

A two volume set of Piers the Plowman by William Langland. Edited from numerous manuscripts with preface, notes, and a glossary by Walter W. Skeat. Volume I contains the text and Volume II the preface, notes and glossary. William...

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1924 Acta Sanctorum Being XII Poems G R Woodward First Edition
1924 Acta Sanctorum Being XII Poems G R Woodward First Edition

Price: £12.99

A first edition of this anthology of twelve poems from Reverend George Woodward, on old European legends and saints. Including titles such as Saint Swithun, Babe Ambrose and the Swarm of Bees, and  Saint Barbara. Woodward...

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1924 George Moore Pure Poetry Limited 1st Edition Anthology Collection
1924 George Moore Pure Poetry Limited 1st Edition Anthology Collection

Price: £50.00

A hardback copy of the now out of print Pure Poetry anthology, edited by George Moore. Pure Poetry features works by Blake, Shakespeare and Poe, amongst many others.George Moore is regarded today as a highly influential, naturalistic...

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1924 Peacock Pie Rhymes Walter de la Mare Signed Colour Plates Limited Ed
1924 Peacock Pie Rhymes Walter de la Mare Signed Colour Plates Limited Ed

Price: £85.00

A signed limited edition copy of Walter de la Mare's collection of poems 'Peacock Pie', illustrated with colour plates throughout. A limited edition work, limited to two-hundred and fifty numbered...

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1924 Pure Poetry an Anthology George Moore Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Nonesuch
1924 Pure Poetry an Anthology George Moore Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Nonesuch

Price: £105.00

A limited edition of this fine collection of poetry. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Limited edition, number 908 of 1250 copies printed and made in Great Britain.Published...

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1924 SIR PENY A Ballad RARE in Handmade Paper Wrappers
1924 SIR PENY A Ballad RARE in Handmade Paper Wrappers

Price: £44.99

Decorative coloured hand made paper wrappers with illustration.  A rare item in very good

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1924 The Grove and Other Poems John Freeman First Edition Selbourne Ex Libris
1924 The Grove and Other Poems John Freeman First Edition Selbourne Ex Libris

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this poetry collection by John Freeman.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. In original cloth binding with a spare spine label tipped in to rear...

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1924 Toi et Moi by Paul Geraldy Poetry in French Illustrated Frontis by Vuillard
1924 Toi et Moi by Paul Geraldy Poetry in French Illustrated Frontis by Vuillard

Price: £59.99

An attractive example of this popular collection of the poetry of Paul Geraldy. A new [fourteenth] edition, copy number 14,672. With an engraving to title page and a drawing by Edouard Vuillard to frontispiece.

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1925 E. Blunden Shelley And Keats As They Struck Their Contemporaries Signed Ltd
1925 E. Blunden Shelley And Keats As They Struck Their Contemporaries Signed Ltd

Price: £380.00

A limited edition of Edmund Blunden's collection of critical contemporary responses to Shelley and Keats, signed by Blunden, the publisher, and Wyndham Payne.Edmund Blunden was a first world war poet who saw continuous action...

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1925 Le Couronnement de Louis Ernest Langlois Chanson de Geste
1925 Le Couronnement de Louis Ernest Langlois Chanson de Geste

Price: £40.00

A second edition revised of this French medieval song. Printed in modern French.Written in the twelfth century in Old French telling the story of the coronation of Louis the Pious, son of Charlemagne, and his experiences against the...

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1925 Oeuvres de Leconte de Lisle Poems Barbares Parnassian French Poetry
1925 Oeuvres de Leconte de Lisle Poems Barbares Parnassian French Poetry

Price: £70.00

A collection of poetry by Leconte de Lisle, a French Parnassian poet. The Parnassian movement occured after Romanticism and prior to symbolism. It began during the 19th century positivist period....

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1925 The County Series of Contemporary Poetry Kent S. Fowler Wright
1925 The County Series of Contemporary Poetry Kent S. Fowler Wright

Price: £34.99

A scarce anthology of contemporary poetry set in Kent. Including works by Roger Armfelt, John Aston, Ernest W. Boxhall, Douglas English and Gwyn Gaisford. Number three in the County Series of Contemporary Poetry.

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1925 The Love Books of Ovid J. Lewis May Boscchere Illus Colour Plates LE
1925 The Love Books of Ovid J. Lewis May Boscchere Illus Colour Plates LE

Price: £55.00

- This work contains 'Amores' ('The Loves'), 'Medicamina Faciei Femineae' ('Women's Facial Cosmetics'), 'Ars Amatoria' ('The Art of Love'), and 'Remedia Amoris' ('The Cure for Love'). Ovid's...

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1925 The Sirens an Ode Robert Laurence Binyon First Trade Edition War Poet
1925 The Sirens an Ode Robert Laurence Binyon First Trade Edition War Poet

Price: £30.00

An ode by Robert Laurence Binyon.This is the first trade edition of the poem which was first published in a limited hand printed run from the Stanton Press in 1924.Lacking original dustwrapper, which is not unusual.Robert Laurence...

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1925 William Collins Persian Eclogues 1742 Limited Edition
1925 William Collins Persian Eclogues 1742 Limited Edition

Price: £34.99

A scarce edition of this collection of poems by WIlliam Collins. One of a limited press of five hundred and fifty copies, five hundred of which were for sale. William Collins (25 December 1721 12 June 1759) was an English poet....

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1925 Windows of Night by Charles Williams First Edition Scarce Poetry
1925 Windows of Night by Charles Williams First Edition Scarce Poetry

Price: £65.00

A scarce first edition copy of this charming collection of poetry by British poet Charles Williams. Dated from copac. Scarce. Charles Williams a British poet, novelist and playwright, and...

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1926 Complete Works of C S Calverley with biography notice
1926 Complete Works of C S Calverley with biography notice

Price: £79.99

A copy of  'The Complete Works of Charles Stuart Calverley'. 'With a biography notice by Sir Walter J. Sendall'. Includes a frontispiece of the author.

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1926 Cowley The Mistress With Other Select Poems Limited 462/1050 Nonesuch Press
1926 Cowley The Mistress With Other Select Poems Limited 462/1050 Nonesuch Press

Price: £99.99

The Mistress with Other Select Poems of Abraham Cowley 1619-1667 edited by John Sparrow for the Nonesuch Press. This edition consists of 1050 numbered copies on Dutch rag paper, printed and made in Scotland by R. & R. Clark...

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1926 Hunting Racing Coaching and Boxing Ballads G A Fothergill Illustrated
1926 Hunting Racing Coaching and Boxing Ballads G A Fothergill Illustrated

Price: £26.99

A collection of sporting ballads from the early twentieth-century. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Including A Horse-Lover's Penalty, Old Rag of Red, 'Chasing at Aintree and many others.  

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1926 Poetical Works of Lionel Johnson Scarce Edition Winchester Ireland and More
1926 Poetical Works of Lionel Johnson Scarce Edition Winchester Ireland and More

Price: £69.99

An uncommon third edition of this collection of poems from Lionel Johnson. Inlcuding Winchester, Ireland, Christmas, Julian at Eleusis and many others. Lionel Pigot Johnson (15 March 1867 4 October 1902) was an English poet,...

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1926 Sea and Sussex Rudyard Kipling Donald Maxwell LE Signed Paper Vellum 1st
1926 Sea and Sussex Rudyard Kipling Donald Maxwell LE Signed Paper Vellum 1st

Price: £450.00

A signed limited edition collection of verses from Rudyard Kipling's popular poems, illustrated with coloured plates throughout. Signed by Rudyard Kipling to the edition page. A limited edition...

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1926 The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold Illus Hamzeh Carr Limited Ed Buddha
1926 The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold Illus Hamzeh Carr Limited Ed Buddha

Price: £50.00

A limited edition of this famous narrative poem.One of a limited 3000 copies. This copy unnumbered.Beautifully illustrated with 16 colour plates by Hamzeh Carr. The Light of Asia is a famous narrative poem which tells the life and...

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1926 The Mistress and Other Poems Abraham Cowley Nonesuch Limited Edition
1926 The Mistress and Other Poems Abraham Cowley Nonesuch Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

A limited edition collection of poetry by the leading seventeenth century poet, Abraham Cowley. A limited edition work published by Nonesuch Press, this being copy 434 of 1050 printed on Dutch...

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1926 The Mistress With Other Select Poems of Abraham Cowley Nonesuch Press John Sparrow
1926 The Mistress With Other Select Poems of Abraham Cowley Nonesuch Press John Sparrow

Price: £58.00

A limited edition copy of these poems by leading seventeenth century poet, Abraham Cowley. An imprint from the Nonesuch Press, this twentieth century collection of Cowley's poems are edited by John Sparrow. ...

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1926-27 3vol The Series of English Idylls Oliver Goldsmith Washington Irving Elizabeth Gaskell Illus
1926-27 3vol The Series of English Idylls Oliver Goldsmith Washington Irving Elizabeth Gaskell Illus

Price: £95.00

A three volume set of the 'The Series of English Idyll', in a beautiful uniform cloth binding Three volumes from 'The Series of English Idyll'. Includes: Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell The Keeping...

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1927 A Stitch in Time or Pride Prevents a Fall J Laver Limited Ed Nonesuch Press
1927 A Stitch in Time or Pride Prevents a Fall J Laver Limited Ed Nonesuch Press

Price: £100.00

The first edition of James Laver's pastiche poem.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.In original paper wrap.Limited edition, number 994 of 1525 copies printed.A...

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1927 Choix De Poemes Emile VERHAEREN Albert Heumann Poetry Symbolism
1927 Choix De Poemes Emile VERHAEREN Albert Heumann Poetry Symbolism

Price: £79.99

A collection of the Belgian poet Verhaeren's works, dating from the 1920s. Thirteenth Edition. Featuring a photographic portrait frontispiece. 'Avec une preface d'Albert Heumann. Une bibliographie et un portrait'. Emile Verhaeren...

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1927 Collected Poems Rupert Brooke Memoir Leather Illustrated Notary Binding
1927 Collected Poems Rupert Brooke Memoir Leather Illustrated Notary Binding

Price: £140.00

A lovely leather bound copy of the poetical works of Rupert Brooke, with numerous illustrated plates throughout. Rupert Brooke was an English poet renowned for his idealistic war sonnets written...

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1927 County Series Contemporary Poetry VII Gloucester Edit Fowler Wright First
1927 County Series Contemporary Poetry VII Gloucester Edit Fowler Wright First

Price: £49.99

A poetry anthology by various authors The County Series of Contemporary Poetry VII - Gloucester was edited by S. Fowler Wright. First edition. This series of anthologies was issued in connection with the work of the Empire Poetry...

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1927 England Reclaimed A Book of Eclogues Sitwell First Limited Edition Signed
1927 England Reclaimed A Book of Eclogues Sitwell First Limited Edition Signed

Price: £90.00

A first limited edition copy of Osbert Sitwell's 'England Reclaimed', signed and numbered in ink by the author. Osbert Sitwell was a renowned English poet, novelist, memoirist and part of the...

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1927 James Laver a Stitch in Time Pride Prevents a Fall Nonesuch Limited Edition
1927 James Laver a Stitch in Time Pride Prevents a Fall Nonesuch Limited Edition

Price: £125.00

A limited Nonesuch edition of James Laver's poem 'A Stitch in Time', in the original dustwrapper. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. A limited edition work, being numbered edition 1397...

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1927 Sporting Verse Adam Lindsay Gordon Illustrated Lionel Edwards First Edition
1927 Sporting Verse Adam Lindsay Gordon Illustrated Lionel Edwards First Edition

Price: £22.00

A collection of poetical works by Adam Lindsay Gordon, accompanied by a number of delightful illustrations by Lionel Edwards. First edition. Written by Adam Lindsay Gordon a Australian born...

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1927 The Land of Souls and Other Poems Thomas Wright Limited Edition Illustrated
1927 The Land of Souls and Other Poems Thomas Wright Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A limited edition of this collection of privately printed poetry by Thomas Wright. Out of series. Illustrated throughout by Cecil W. Paul Jones. One of only two hundred and twenty-five copies.

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1927 The Seasons James Thomson Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Illustrated Jacquier
1927 The Seasons James Thomson Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Illustrated Jacquier

Price: £125.00

A colour illustrated, quarto edition of James Thomson's lyrical masterpiece.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Limited edition from the Nonesuch Press, number 1005 of...

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1928 4vols The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick Humbert Wolfe F W Moorman
1928 4vols The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick Humbert Wolfe F W Moorman

Price: £275.00

A particularly smart, beautifully presented, limited edition set of Robert Herrick's poetry. Held in the original scarce slipcase. First thus, the first edition of this imprint. Numbered 94...

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1928 A Century of Broadside Elegies being Ninety English and Ten Scotch Draper
1928 A Century of Broadside Elegies being Ninety English and Ten Scotch Draper

Price: £210.00

A collection of elegies from 17th century broadsides.A limited edition work, this is number 104 of 275 copies published.With original dustwrapper.This work comprises of a selection of facsimiles reproducing elegies from 17th century...

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1928 Cantica Spiritualia WOODWARD Limited Edition FIRST
1928 Cantica Spiritualia WOODWARD Limited Edition FIRST

Price: £39.99

A scarce limited edition of this collection of verses by G. R. Woodward. A hand-numbered pamphlet, 39 of 130 copies. George Ratcliffe Woodward (27 December 1848 3 March 1934) was an Anglican priest who wrote mostly religious verse,...

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1928 Edward Maclysaght Poems from Irish Eclogues Scarce First Limited
1928 Edward Maclysaght Poems from Irish Eclogues Scarce First Limited

Price: £270.00

A charming collection of poetry by Edward MacLysaght.The first edition, limited to 950 copies. Scarce, and held in only three institutions on Copac.Edward MacLysaght was an Irish poet, novelist and foremost genealogist. He wrote extensively...

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1928 Giant and Pygmy Thomas Hardy Hibbart Gilson Limited Ed Signed 1st
1928 Giant and Pygmy Thomas Hardy Hibbart Gilson Limited Ed Signed 1st

Price: £62.00

The first edition of Hibbart Gilson's dedicatory poem to Thomas Hardy, a limited edition work, signed by the author twice. The first edition of this work. Author's presentation copy, with an...

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1928 Gleanings from Ancient Olive Yards Woodward GREEK POETRY
1928 Gleanings from Ancient Olive Yards Woodward GREEK POETRY

Price: £29.99

A collection of quotations and fragments of poetry from Classical Greek and Roman poets on the olive and olive gardens. Collected and translated by Reverend G. R. Woodward, Vicar of Walfingham. Including quotes from Catullus,...

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1928 Pan's Garden Oliver Hill Poetry Prose Photography Arcadian
1928 Pan's Garden Oliver Hill Poetry Prose Photography Arcadian

Price: £200.00

A first edition of this collection of photography and prose.With 48 photographs of child nudes in the Arcadian style accompanied by lines by famous authors.Includes quotations by Ben Jonson, William Blake, Thomas Moore, Ovid and...

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1928 Poems By Russell George Alexander Limited Edition 204/225 Signed By Author
1928 Poems By Russell George Alexander Limited Edition 204/225 Signed By Author

Price: £33.99

A scarce limited edition, number 204 of 255 copies, signed by the author of Poems by Russell George Alexander. Published by Bumpus. Contained is a collection of Alexander's poetry including The Mourning Bells, Nightfall, A Summer...

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1928 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton Vellum Binding
1928 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton Vellum Binding

Price: £79.99

A lovely edition of Gray's poetry printed speciall

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1928 Poems Limited Edition Signed by Author Russell George Alexander 148 of 225
1928 Poems Limited Edition Signed by Author Russell George Alexander 148 of 225

Price: £30.00

A limited edition of Russell George Alexander's poetry.Signed by the author, this is number 148 of 225 published by John and Edward Bumpus.Includes The Mourning Bells, To Wordsworth, A Summer Thought, At Westminser Abbey, The Pilgrim's...

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1928 Select Poems Divine and Humane Thomas Beedome Limited Edition
1928 Select Poems Divine and Humane Thomas Beedome Limited Edition

Price: £59.00

A collection of the poetry of Thomas Beedome.Including titles such as Ad Punctum Mortis, On a Lillie now withered in her bosome, and many more. Limited to twelve hundred and fifty copies, of which this is number 695.

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1928 Songs and Lyrics the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher Limited Edition
1928 Songs and Lyrics the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher Limited Edition

Price: £35.00

A limited edition copy of this collection of songs from the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher, all put to music by Edmund Fellows. A limited edition work, of which three-hundred and forty-five...

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1928 Tart and Homely Gibes of Greek Epigrammatists Scarce Woodward
1928 Tart and Homely Gibes of Greek Epigrammatists Scarce Woodward

Price: £29.99

A collection of amusing insults taken from Classical Greek poetry, and compiled and translated by G. R. Woodward. With decorative head- and tail-pieces. Including works from Nikarchos, Leonidas and Agathias. Number 36 of 136 printed...

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1928 The Collected poems of Rupert Brooke With a Memoir Fine Binding Royal Holloway College
1928 The Collected poems of Rupert Brooke With a Memoir Fine Binding Royal Holloway College

Price: £170.00

A collection of poems by wartime sonnet author, Rupert Brooke, in a lovely tree-calf binding. Rupert Brooke is best known for his First World War poem 'The Soldier'. His idealistic war sonnets...

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1928 The King's Breakfast A A Milne H Fraser-Simson E H Shepard When We Were Very Young
1928 The King's Breakfast A A Milne H Fraser-Simson E H Shepard When We Were Very Young

Price: £65.00

A A Milne's poem from 'When We Were Very Young' set to music by H Faser-Simson. Illustrated throughout, with drawings by E H Shepard. This is the third impression of this work. A charming work,...

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1928 The Poems of Nizami Laurence Binyon Illus Colour Plates 1st
1928 The Poems of Nizami Laurence Binyon Illus Colour Plates 1st

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this interesting work on the works of Nizami Ganjavi, illustrated profusely and colourfully throughout, written by Laurence Binyon. The first edition of this work A work...

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1928 The Poems of Robert Browning Dramatic Lyrics Morocco Igraine Hamilton
1928 The Poems of Robert Browning Dramatic Lyrics Morocco Igraine Hamilton

Price: £120.00

An attractively bound copy of the poems of Robert Browning.Condensed from the original edition of three volumes. Containing the Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Dramas, Men and Women, Pauline, Paracelsus, Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day,...

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1928 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated Poetry Collection Oxford University
1928 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated Poetry Collection Oxford University

Price: £49.00

A collection of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetical works. With a portrait frontispiece of Longfellow. In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one...

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1929 2vol Anthology Invective Abuse More Hugh Kingsmill Poetry Collection
1929 2vol Anthology Invective Abuse More Hugh Kingsmill Poetry Collection

Price: £50.00

A smart set of anthologies compiled and edited by Hugh Kingsmill. Featuring the work of writers from Shakespeare and Blake to Oliver Cromwell and John Donne, these collections chronicle highly critical language and writing. The subjects...

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1929 4Vol The Works of Lord Byron Poetry Leather Bound
1929 4Vol The Works of Lord Byron Poetry Leather Bound

Price: £110.00

A four volume set of 'The Works of Lord Byron' A leather bound four volume set of 'The Works of Lord Byron'. This collection features some of Byron's greatest works from dramatic verse, to...

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1929 A Boy's BOOK of VERSE by Alban M Phillip Bickers
1929 A Boy's BOOK of VERSE by Alban M Phillip Bickers

Price: £107.99

A collection of poetry in a smart armorial calf binding from Lockers Park School, with a presentation ink inscription to the front blank. Bound by Bickers and Son, with a bookbinder ink stamp to the front free-endpaper. Copac...

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1929 Doria's Ring Gallipoli Russell Stoer Author's Presentation Signed Scarce
1929 Doria's Ring Gallipoli Russell Stoer Author's Presentation Signed Scarce

Price: £125.00

A very scarce copy of this illustrated collection of two poems by A. D. Russell and Jacqueline Stoer. An author's signed presentation copy, signed by A. D. Russell. A very scarce work. An author's...

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1929 Forty Nine Ladies Chalmers Aldin First Edition Colour Illustrated
1929 Forty Nine Ladies Chalmers Aldin First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A first edition copy of this collection of verses on fox-hunting by Patrick R. Chalmers. Containing the following works, that originally appeared 'at one time or another' in "Punch":...

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1929 Leslie Griggs Hartley Coleridge His Life and Work as a Poet With Essay
1929 Leslie Griggs Hartley Coleridge His Life and Work as a Poet With Essay

Price: £70.00

A scarce copy of Griggs Hartley ColeridgeVolume contains a handwritten essay on ColeridgeHartley Coleridge (19 September 1796 6 January 1849) was an English poet, biographer, essayist, and teacher. He was the eldest son of the poet...

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1929 Love's Progress Araminta by James LAVER
1929 Love's Progress Araminta by James LAVER

Price: £34.99

A limited edition of Laver's sequel to A Stitch in Time. Bound in marbled paper wraps. Of this edition 1525 copies have been printed by Walter Lewis, M.A., at the University Press, Cambridge, for sale in England and the United...

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1929 Love's Progress or The Education of Araminta James Laver First Ed Nonesuch
1929 Love's Progress or The Education of Araminta James Laver First Ed Nonesuch

Price: £65.00

The first edition of Laver's popular poem.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.In original wax wrap.Limited edition, number 1329 of 1525 copies printed.The Nonesuch...

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1929 More Biography by E Clerihew Bentley Illustrated First
1929 More Biography by E Clerihew Bentley Illustrated First

Price: £44.99

A humorous collection of poetry, each quatrain is a satire of a well-known figure including George the Third, Shakespeare and Signor Mussolini. First edition. With illustrations by G. K. Chesterton, Victor...

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1929 PARADISUS DUBITANTIS An Heroic POEM Robert Gathorne HARDY First SCARCE
1929 PARADISUS DUBITANTIS An Heroic POEM Robert Gathorne HARDY First SCARCE

Price: £135.00

A copy of this first and limited edition botanical-themed poem. First Edition. One of an edition of forty copies. Unusual Reading Imprint Robert Gathorne-Hardy (31 July 1902 - 11 February 1973) was an author, bibliographer...

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1929 Robert Bridges Broadcast National Lectures Poetry By Robert Bridges 1st Ed.
1929 Robert Bridges Broadcast National Lectures Poetry By Robert Bridges 1st Ed.

Price: £39.00

A first edition of the lecture delivered by the poet laureate Robert Bridges on the BBC in 1929.Bridges was a classicist in his poetry, and that set him apart from the Victorian fashions of his day. He became poet laureate...

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1929 Robert Bridges The Testamen of Beauty A Poem Poet Laureate
1929 Robert Bridges The Testamen of Beauty A Poem Poet Laureate

Price: £55.00

A lovely little leather bound book of poetry by Robert BridgesRobert Seymour Bridges, OM (23 October 1844 21 April 1930) was a British poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.

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1929 The Bridge of Tyne a Fantasy With Five Episodes Presentation Copy Signed
1929 The Bridge of Tyne a Fantasy With Five Episodes Presentation Copy Signed

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A fantasy written on the Tyne Bridge and the River Tyne.The first edition.A presentation copy, written from the author to Miss Hilary L Overy, Chief Officer - W R N S Tyne Area. 'This Affectionate work with best wishes for Christmas...

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1929 The Story of Arion and the Dolphin Woodward Poetry Scarce
1929 The Story of Arion and the Dolphin Woodward Poetry Scarce

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A short poem about Arion, the Dionysiac poet credited with inventing the dithyramb. Although notable for his musical inventions, Arion is chiefly remembered for the fantastic myth of his kidnapping by pirates and miraculous rescue...

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1929 The Testament of Beauty a Poem in Four Books First Ed Second Impression
1929 The Testament of Beauty a Poem in Four Books First Ed Second Impression

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The first edition, second impression of Bridges' poem The Testament of Beauty. Bridges was Britain's Poet Laureate from 1913 until his death in 1930. His work had great influence to a select circle due to its restraint, precision and...

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1929 The Testament of Beauty BRIDGES poetry
1929 The Testament of Beauty BRIDGES poetry

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Full paper vellum binding with gilt title on spine and beautifully blind embossed front cover with gilt title, authors initials and publishing date.  Contains half title page and title page with a three page Publisher Note on...

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1929 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Fine Binding Poetry
1929 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Fine Binding Poetry

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Robert Bridges' award-winning collection poetry, The Testament of Beauty. First edition, sixth impression. 'A poem in four books'.

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1929 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Limited Edition First Ed Uncommon
1929 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Limited Edition First Ed Uncommon

Price: £64.00

The first edition of this famed philosophical poem by Robert Bridges. This is the large paper copy, which is a limited edition. Number 237 of 250 copies published of this work, which have been...

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1929 The Wild Party Joseph Moncure March Limited First Edition
1929 The Wild Party Joseph Moncure March Limited First Edition

Price: £295.00

A privately printed first edition of this poem. Number 8 from a run of 1000 copies. Joseph Moncure March (July 27, 1899 New York City - February 14, 1977 Los Angeles, California) was an American poet and essayist, best known for his...

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1930 A Hundred Lyrics Eden Phillpotts Poetry
1930 A Hundred Lyrics Eden Phillpotts Poetry

Price: £95.00

A book of 100 lyrics. In the very scarce dustwrapper.Eden Phillpotts (4 November 1862 29 December 1960) was an English author, poet and dramatist. He was born in Mount Abu, British India, educated in Plymouth, Devon, and worked as...

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1930 A Summer's Fancy by Edmund Blunden Limited Edition Illustrated The Beaumont Press
1930 A Summer's Fancy by Edmund Blunden Limited Edition Illustrated The Beaumont Press

Price: £75.00

A charming limited edition copy of this poetical work by Edmund Blunden, profusely illustrated and presented in the original decorative quarter cloth with a lovely floral design to the boards. ...

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1930 Airdrie Bards Past and Present by James Knox First Edition Scottish Poetry
1930 Airdrie Bards Past and Present by James Knox First Edition Scottish Poetry

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A pleasant edition of Airdrie Bards Past and Present by James Knox. James Knox also wrote Airdrie: A Historical Sketch and The Triumph of Thrift - the Story of the Airdrie Savings Bank. This volume was issued by the Airdrie Burns...

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1930 Broadside Ballads Restoration Period Fawcett First Limited Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper
1930 Broadside Ballads Restoration Period Fawcett First Limited Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper

Price: £290.00

A first limited edition copy of this fascinating work, containing the Restoration period broadside ballads from the 'Jersey Collection', held at Osterley Park. With an introduction and notes...

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1930 Edmund Blunden A Summers Fancy Illustrated Limited First Edition 347 Of 405
1930 Edmund Blunden A Summers Fancy Illustrated Limited First Edition 347 Of 405

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A limited edition of A Summer's Fancy by Edmund Blunden, illustrated throughout. The twenty-fifth book issued by the Beaumont Press. Numbers 81-405 printed on handmade paper, this is number 347.First edition.Edmund Charles Blunden,...

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1930 Humbert Wolfe The Uncelestial City Signed
1930 Humbert Wolfe The Uncelestial City Signed

Price: £27.00

A limited, signed edition of Wolfe's poetry anthology The Uncelestial City."400 numbered copies only of The Uncelestial City have been printed on hand-made paper and signed by the Author. This is number 390."Humbert Wolfe (1885...

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1930 Nettles by D. H. Lawrence First Edition Criterion Miscellany Poetry
1930 Nettles by D. H. Lawrence First Edition Criterion Miscellany Poetry

Price: £48.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry by D. H. Lawrence.Many pages of the work remain uncut.Number eleven in the Criterion Miscellany series by Faber and Faber.Nettles is a collection of satirical poetry written by D...

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1930 Nettles D H Lawrence Criterion Miscellany No 11 Satirical Poems
1930 Nettles D H Lawrence Criterion Miscellany No 11 Satirical Poems

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The second impression of this poetry collection.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.D H Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright,...

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1930 PANSIES Poems by D H LAWRENCE poetry
1930 PANSIES Poems by D H LAWRENCE poetry

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Publisher's paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine and original paper dust jacket. David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 - 2 March 1930) was an important and controversial English writer of the 20th century, whose...

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1930 Somerset Songs and Verses by W M Jones Signed
1930 Somerset Songs and Verses by W M Jones Signed

Price: £45.00

A signed first edition of this collection of poems.W M Jones was an author, poet and photographer most famous for his fictional narrator Jarge Balsh.

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1930 Testament Of Beauty Poem In Four Books By Robert Bridges Large Paper Ed
1930 Testament Of Beauty Poem In Four Books By Robert Bridges Large Paper Ed

Price: £59.99

A lovely quarter vellum bound large paper edition of The Testament of Beauty A Poem in Four Books by Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate. With a photogravure portrait of Bridges to frontispiece. With a publisher's note on the text bound...

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1930 The Hessian Prisoner H. E. Bates Illustrated John Austen Signed Limited Ed
1930 The Hessian Prisoner H. E. Bates Illustrated John Austen Signed Limited Ed

Price: £140.00

A limited edition signed work by the English author, H. E. Bates, with an illustrated frontispiece by John Austen. Limited edition copy, being number 440 of 500. Signed by the author. This...

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1930 The TESTAMENT of BEAUTY by Robert BRIDGES
1930 The TESTAMENT of BEAUTY by Robert BRIDGES

Price: £39.99

A lovely copy of Bridges' most popular poem, A Testament of Beauty. Bound in quarter vellum and marbled paper-covered boards. Robert Seymour Bridges, 1844 - 1930, was an English poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. A Testament...

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1930 The Testament of Beauty by Robert BRIDGES Philosophy
1930 The Testament of Beauty by Robert BRIDGES Philosophy

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A half vellum hardback with marbled boards. A nice clean copy of Bridge's The Testament of beauty for which he received the Order of Merit. Robert Seymour Bridges (1844 - 1930) was an English poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to...

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1930 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges A Poem in Four Books
1930 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges A Poem in Four Books

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A copy of Robert Bridge's most popular poem, A Testament of Beauty. With tissue-guarded frontispiece. A Testament of Beauty is a discursive work, setting out his understanding of man's nature, spiced with scenes and incidents...

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1930 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Frontispiece Poem in Four Books
1930 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Frontispiece Poem in Four Books

Price: £55.00

A beautiful copy of Robert Bridges' popular poem.With a photographic frontispiece of Bridges.This work conveys Bridges' use of 'neo-miltonic syllabics' where the poem is based on syllables rather than accents.The Testament of Beauty...

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1930 The Wanderer of Liverpool by John Masefield Signed Limited Edition Slipcase Illus Folding Plate
1930 The Wanderer of Liverpool by John Masefield Signed Limited Edition Slipcase Illus Folding Plate

Price: £225.00

A signed limited edition of this maritime poem by John Masefield profusely illustrated with plates and folding plans. With thirty two full page plates, one in-text plan and three folding plans....

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1931 A Garland of Spiritual Flowers Miscellaneous SPIRITUAL POETRY Woodward
1931 A Garland of Spiritual Flowers Miscellaneous SPIRITUAL POETRY Woodward

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A collection of fragments of vivid spiritual German, Latin and Greek poetry (translated into English). Translated, edited and collected by the Reverend G. R. Woodward, Cambridge Classical scholar and vicar. Containing works from...

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1931 Astrophel and Stella Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Limited Edition Slipcase
1931 Astrophel and Stella Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Limited Edition Slipcase

Price: £85.00

A limited edition and attractively bound copy of this work of poetry by Sir Philip Sidney, edited by Mona Wilson. This copy is number 463 of 725 of this edition. Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) was an English poet, courtier, scholar...

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1931 Five and Forty Examples of the Epigram Sepulchral Woodward GREEK POETRY
1931 Five and Forty Examples of the Epigram Sepulchral Woodward GREEK POETRY

Price: £34.99

A scarce collection of fragments of Greek poetry pertaining to the burial of the dead, and odes to lost loved ones. Translated, edited and collected by the Reverend G. R. Woodward, Cambridge Classical scholar and vicar. Containing...

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1931 From Feathers to Iron C Day Lewis Poetry
1931 From Feathers to Iron C Day Lewis Poetry

Price: £22.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by C. Day Lewis.Cecil day Lewis was an Anglo-Irish poet and Poet Laureate of the UK from 1968 until his death in 1972.

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1931 In Summer The Rotunda of the Bishop of Derry E. Blunden E. Carrick Signed
1931 In Summer The Rotunda of the Bishop of Derry E. Blunden E. Carrick Signed

Price: £55.00

A scarce signed limited edition copy of this work of poetry by Edmund Blunden. Limited edition. Numbered 199 of 290, and signed by the author. Privately printed. A delightful copy of this...

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1931 Pilgrimage Memorials of a Journey S F A Coles First Edition Signed
1931 Pilgrimage Memorials of a Journey S F A Coles First Edition Signed

Price: £60.00

A signed first edition of this collection of poetry by S. F. A. Coles.One of 250 copies of which this is number 196.

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1931 Poems 1926-1930 by Robert Graves First Edition Dustwrapper Mythology
1931 Poems 1926-1930 by Robert Graves First Edition Dustwrapper Mythology

Price: £80.00

A first edition of this work of poetry by Robert Graves.In the original unclipped dustwrapper, with replacement spine label still present to the rear of the work.Robert Graves was an English poet, novelist, critic and classicist, with...

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1931 The Child Rabindranath Tagore Uncommon Poetry Original Dustwrapper
1931 The Child Rabindranath Tagore Uncommon Poetry Original Dustwrapper

Price: £42.99

A smart copy of this poem from Bengali polymath, Rabindranath Tagore.A Pirali Brahmin from Calcutta, Tagore wrote poetry as an eight-year-old. At age sixteen, he released his first substantial poems under the "Sun Lion" , which were...

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1931 The Coming Forth by Day of Osiris Jones Conrad Aiken Poetry
1931 The Coming Forth by Day of Osiris Jones Conrad Aiken Poetry

Price: £65.00

A first edition of this poem from Conrad Aiken.With dustjacket art by Cleonike.

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1931 The Elian Miscellany A Charles Lamb Anthology edited by S M Rich First ed
1931 The Elian Miscellany A Charles Lamb Anthology edited by S M Rich First ed

Price: £19.99

An indepth anthology of Charles Lamb, with whom S. M. Rich was personal acquaintances with. With an inscription, assumed to be by the author, reading 'To Madge - who helped so kindly in the preparation of this work, from Uncle Sam,...

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1931 The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yedzi Sir Richard Burton Poem With Original Box
1931 The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yedzi Sir Richard Burton Poem With Original Box

Price: £150.00

A beautiful edition of Sir Richard Francis Burton's English-language poem.In original cloth binding and kept in original hardcover case with glassine wrap.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973)...

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1931 The Talking Pine First Edition Numbered George Moore Maillol Paper
1931 The Talking Pine First Edition Numbered George Moore Maillol Paper

Price: £200.00

The first edition of George Moore's The Talking Pine. A limited edition, numbered 348 of 500 hand-set and printed on Maillol paper.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist....

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1931 Thomas Tusser His Good Points of Husbandry Dorothy Hartley Illustrated
1931 Thomas Tusser His Good Points of Husbandry Dorothy Hartley Illustrated

Price: £78.00

A facsimile of Thomas Tusser's important poem on agriculture in Tudor England, edited by Dorothy Hartley illustrated throughout. This work is a facsimile of Thomas Tusser's 1557 publication...

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1931 Vergil The Georgics of Vergil Translated By R D Blackmore Ltd Edition Illus
1931 Vergil The Georgics of Vergil Translated By R D Blackmore Ltd Edition Illus

Price: £120.00

An limited edition of this translation of the Georgics, illustrated by Edward Carrick.The second major work by the greatest Latin poet, attractively presented in a large paper edition.The work is from the limited edition but is...

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1931 William Shenstone Poet Monro Purkis Illus Very Scarce First Edition Signed
1931 William Shenstone Poet Monro Purkis Illus Very Scarce First Edition Signed

Price: £90.00

A very scarce signed first edition of this biography on the poet William Shenstone, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the recto to the front endpaper,...

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1931 Woodward Five and Forty Examples of the Epigram Sepulchral GREEK POETRY
1931 Woodward Five and Forty Examples of the Epigram Sepulchral GREEK POETRY

Price: £29.99

A scarce collection of fragments of Greek poetry pertaining to the burial of the dead, and odes to lost loved ones. Translated, edited and collected by the Reverend G. R. Woodward, Cambridge Classical scholar and vicar. Containing...

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1932 Lovely Daughter Love Poems E Fish Colour Plates Scarce Limited Edition
1932 Lovely Daughter Love Poems E Fish Colour Plates Scarce Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this anthology of seventeenth-century poetry. With numerous colour plates throughout by Vera Willoughby. Number 589 of 999 limited copies. Containing poems by Cowley, Sedley, Hookes, Cavendish...

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1932 Lyra Celtica Anthology Representative Celtic Poetry Edit Sharp And Matthay
1932 Lyra Celtica Anthology Representative Celtic Poetry Edit Sharp And Matthay

Price: £19.99

Lyra Celtica An Anthology Of Representative Celtic Poetry edited by Elizabeth Amelia Sharp and J. Matthay, with Introduction and Notes By William Sharp. William Sharp (1855 - 1905) was a Scottish writer, of poetry and literary biography...

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