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1932 News From the Mountain Richard Church Signed First Edition
1932 News From the Mountain Richard Church Signed First Edition

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry from Richard Church. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper reads, 'In friendship to Beth Hogg. Richard Church'.

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1932 Poems 1930-31 W. H. Davies Illustrated Limited Edition Signed
1932 Poems 1930-31 W. H. Davies Illustrated Limited Edition Signed

Price: £65.00

A limited edition copy of this collection of poetry by the Welsh Poet W. H. Davies, illustrated throughout, signed by the author to the edition page. A limited edition work, limited to one-hundred...

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1932 Washington the Nation Builder by Edwin Markham Signed by the Author Poem
1932 Washington the Nation Builder by Edwin Markham Signed by the Author Poem

Price: £125.00

A broadside poem by Edwin Markham, with an ink inscription by the author: "Your friend, Edwin markham. Staten Island, NY." The poem was written at the request of the Bicentennial Commission at Washington D. C., for distribution...

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1932 Washington the Nation Builder Poem by Edwin Markham Signed by the Author
1932 Washington the Nation Builder Poem by Edwin Markham Signed by the Author

Price: £125.00

A broadside poem by Edwin Markham, with an ink inscription by the author: "Your friend, Edwin markham. Staten Island, NY." The poem was written at the request of the Bicentennial Commission at Washington D. C., for distribution...

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1933 Edith Sitwell's Five Variations On A Theme With Dustwrapper First Edition
1933  Edith Sitwell's Five Variations On A Theme With Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £59.99

A volume of poetry by Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964) who was a British poet and critic. She published poetry continuously from 1913, some of it abstract and set to music. With her dramatic style and exotic costumes, she was sometimes...

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1933 2Vol Poems of Charles Churchill Edited by James Laver Limited Edition
1933 2Vol Poems of Charles Churchill Edited by James Laver Limited Edition

Price: £45.00

A set of poetical anthologies from poet and satirist, Charles Churchill. Limited edition, being number 326 of 600. Featuring a frontispiece William Hogarth's 1763 cartoon targeting Churchill, to volume two. Churchill's satire...

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1933 2vols Poems of Charles Churchill Laver First Limited Edition Slipcase
1933 2vols Poems of Charles Churchill Laver First Limited Edition Slipcase

Price: £95.00

Collected poetical works by the renowned eighteenth century satirist Charles Churchill, edited by James Laver and published here in a two volume limited edition set by the King's Printers. ...

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1933 Arne Garborg Haugtussa Epic Poetry Norwegian Fairy Maid Uncommon Binding
1933 Arne Garborg Haugtussa Epic Poetry Norwegian Fairy Maid Uncommon Binding

Price: £40.00

An attractively bound copy of this work by Arne Garborg.In the original Norwegian.Haugtussa is an epic circle of poems following the adventures of a central female character who is referred to as Haugtussa, meaning Fairy Maid, for...

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1933 Five Variations On A Theme By Edith Sitwell First Edition With Dust Wrapper
1933 Five Variations On A Theme By Edith Sitwell First Edition With Dust Wrapper

Price: £79.99

A volume of poetry by Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (7 September 1887 - 9 December 1964) who was a British poet and critic, eldest of the three literary Sitwells. First edition. Sitwell published poetry continuously from 1913,...

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1933 Five Variations on A Theme Edith Sitwell Poetry First Edition
1933 Five Variations on A Theme Edith Sitwell Poetry First Edition

Price: £79.99

A short collection of poems from Edith Sitwell First edition. Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (7 September 1887 9 December 1964) was a British poet and critic, eldest of the three literary Sitwells. Edith published poetry continuously...

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1933 In Memoriam A H H Alfred Lord Tennyson Nonesuch Press Edition Arthur Hallam
1933 In Memoriam A H H Alfred Lord Tennyson Nonesuch Press Edition Arthur Hallam

Price: £88.00

A beautiful edition of Lord Tennyson's requiem. Written in memory of his fellow poet, and friend, Arthur Henry Hallam. Published by the Nonesuch press, a private press which specialised in limited editions, printed to appear...

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1933 Ladies Mistakes A Stitch in Time Love's Progress Laver Nonesuch Press
1933 Ladies Mistakes A Stitch in Time Love's Progress Laver Nonesuch Press

Price: £38.00

A collection of poetry by James Laver.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Lacking original dustwrapper.Illustrated, with nine illustrations by Thomas Lowinsky. Lowinsky...

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1933 The Eaten Heart Richard Aldington First Edition Poetry Philip Son & Nephew
1933 The Eaten Heart Richard Aldington First Edition Poetry Philip Son & Nephew

Price: £24.00

The first edition of this poetry collection by Richard Aldington.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Without dustwrapper.Richard Aldington was and english writer and...

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1933 Winter Harvest By Andrew Young First Edition Nonesuch Press
1933 Winter Harvest By Andrew Young First Edition Nonesuch Press

Price: £29.99

Winter Harvest is a collection of poems by Andrew John Young (1885 - 1971), a Scottish poet and clergyman. His status as a poet was recognised quite late and he received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1952. First edition. His...

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1934 A Book of Ballads Poetry H M Brock Illustrated Collection Anthology
1934 A Book of Ballads Poetry H M Brock Illustrated Collection Anthology

Price: £70.00

A collection of poetical works by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated throughout, by H M Brock. Containing ballads such as 'Mandalay', 'Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne', 'The Heir of Linne' and 'Sir...

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1934 A Book of Old Ballads Beverley Nichols H. M. Brock Illus Colour Plates
1934 A Book of Old Ballads Beverley Nichols H. M. Brock Illus Colour Plates

Price: £55.00

- A collection of old ballads. Beverley Nichols believed that these poems showed the very essence of British spirit. Containing 'Mandalay', 'King Estmere', 'The Boy and the Mantle', 'Robin...

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1934 Balderdash Ballads Rhymes Music And Drawings By J R Monsell First Edition
1934 Balderdash Ballads Rhymes Music And Drawings By J R Monsell First Edition

Price: £18.99

Balderdash Ballads is a collection of rhymes, music and drawings by J. R. Monsell. First edition. Colourfully illustrated with drawings in several colours and with sheet music with words to some of the ballads. Ballads include...

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1934 Book of Old Ballads Beverley Nichols Illus. Brock
1934 Book of Old Ballads Beverley Nichols Illus. Brock

Price: £39.99

A colour illustrated and decorative collection of ballads and poetry. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. John Beverley Nichols, 1898 - 1983, was an English writer. Henry Matthew Brock, 1875 - 1960, was an English...

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1934 Edwin Eliott Willoughby A Printer of Shakespeare Manuscript Mark Jeoffroy
1934 Edwin Eliott Willoughby A Printer of Shakespeare Manuscript Mark Jeoffroy

Price: £475.00

A first edition of this work on Shakespeare. Uncommon with the dustwrapper. Edwin Willoughby was a librarian and academic who established himself as an internationally renowned scholar on the printing of Shakespeare and the history...

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1934 Pied Piper Of Hamelin By Browning Illustrated Rackham DUSTWRAPPER FIRST ED
1934 Pied Piper Of Hamelin By Browning Illustrated Rackham DUSTWRAPPER FIRST ED

Price: £625.00

A beautiful illustrated edition with unclipped dustwrapper of Browning's poem from the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin with colour plates and black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. With illustrated endpapers. First...

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1934 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated Leather
1934 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated Leather

Price: £38.00

A charming collection of the poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the most widely known and best-loved American poet of his lifetime. Renowned for his iconic lyric poems that...

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1934 War-Time Verses M. DuDeney Channing-Renton First Edition Very Scarce
1934 War-Time Verses M. DuDeney Channing-Renton First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £295.00

A very scarce collection of war-time poetry by Mary DuDeney, with numerous sketches by E. M. Channing-Renton. Whilst little is known about the author, this volume is an excellent example how...

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1934 Wine From These Grapes Edna St. Vincent MILLAY
1934 Wine From These Grapes Edna St. Vincent MILLAY

Price: £33.99

A first UK edition of Wine From These Grapes by Edna St. Vincent Millay. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1892  1950, was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to...

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1935 365 Short Quotations from HORACE Limited Edition
1935 365 Short Quotations from HORACE Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

A limited edition copy of Naylor's collection of quotations from Horace Limited Edition number 170 of 215 Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards Quintus Horatius Flaccus, ( 65 BC    8 BC), known in the English-speaking...

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1935 Frank Bedwell His Christmas Verses 1897-1909 Signed Very Scarce Illustrated
1935 Frank Bedwell His Christmas Verses 1897-1909 Signed Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £240.00

A very scarce collection of Christmas poems by Frank Bedwell, bound in a lovely imitation morocco binding and signed by two of his sons. Whilst little is known about the author, this volume...

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1935 John Masefield The Collected Poems Enlarged Edition Calf Binding Poetry
1935 John Masefield The Collected Poems Enlarged Edition Calf Binding Poetry

Price: £75.00

An attractively bound copy of the poems of John MasefieldThe fourth reprint of the 'New and Enlarged' edition.John Masefield was an English poet and writer and was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until 1967. He is best...

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1935 Murder In The Cathedral T S Eliot Second Impression Verse Drama
1935 Murder In The Cathedral T S Eliot Second Impression Verse Drama

Price: £38.00

The first edition, second impression of T.S Eliot's verse drama.Murder in The Cathedral portrays the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170. For this work Eliot drew heavily on the writing of Edward...

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1935 Selected Poems of Coleridge Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Illustrated
1935 Selected Poems of Coleridge Nonesuch Press Limited Ed Illustrated

Price: £230.00

A beautifully designed edition of some of Coleridge's best poetry.Limited edition, number 159 of 500 copies printed onto Auvergne hand-made paper. The design of this text, the layout and the type was by Francis Meynell, the founder...

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1935 The Titanic Poem Signed E J Pratt First Ed Iceburg Poetry Association Copy
1935 The Titanic Poem Signed E J Pratt First Ed Iceburg Poetry Association Copy

Price: £245.00

A signed, first edition copy of this poem by Canadian poet Edwin John Dove Pratt, regarding the Titanic. An association copy, with a dedication by the author to one Fred Clarke, 'To my dear...

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1936 A Spanish Triptych Three Poems of Compassion Robert Nichols Limited Edition
1936 A Spanish Triptych Three Poems of Compassion Robert Nichols Limited Edition

Price: £120.00

A limited edition collection of poems by Robert Nichols centred on themes of compassion. Limited edition. The being number 60 of 116 (of which only 111 were sold). The three poems featured...

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1936 Selected Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition
1936 Selected Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition

Price: £22.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry from Edith Sitwell. Including Five Songs, Facade, Bucolic Comedies and more.

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1936 Selections from Modern Poets J C Squire Riviere Binding
1936 Selections from Modern Poets J C Squire Riviere Binding

Price: £110.00

A selection of writings from influential modern poets, bound by Riviere and Son. Fifth impression. Including poems from Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, James Elroy Flecker and many others.

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1936 Verses AGNES MARY ALFORD Poetry FICTION
1936 Verses AGNES MARY ALFORD Poetry FICTION

Price: £39.99

Paper covered boards with paper labels to spine and front board. Inscribed to the front blank en dpaper; "With love and Christmas Greetings to Muriel from A.M.A" Collection of poems which includes; To the Miniature of Betty...

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1936-1937 5vol Herman Wildenvey Samlede Dikt Poetry Portrait Norwegian
1936-1937 5vol Herman Wildenvey Samlede Dikt Poetry Portrait Norwegian

Price: £125.00

A five volume set of the poems of Herman Wildenvey. Five volumes of six.Herman Wildenvey was one foremost prominent Norwegian poets of the twentieth century. He was a prolific author of his own poetry and also noted for translating...

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1937 Continual Dew Little Book of Bourgeois Verse Betjeman Dustwrapper First Ed
1937 Continual Dew Little Book of Bourgeois Verse Betjeman Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £225.00

A first edition copy of John Betjeman's poetical works, held in the original dustwrapper. Written by John Betjeman the English poet and broadcaster, who served as the poet laureate of the United...

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1937 Crowning Year and Other POEMS Loyd Haberly LIMITED EDITION
1937 Crowning Year and Other POEMS Loyd Haberly LIMITED EDITION

Price: £350.00

A collections of poetry written and printed by Loyd Haberly in Stony Down, Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Loyd Haberly (18961981) was an American poet, letterpress printer, and educator. After studying at Reed College and Harvard, Haberly...

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1937 Ghost and Chorus Poems Dorothea Bussell Scarce Poetry
1937 Ghost and Chorus Poems Dorothea Bussell Scarce Poetry

Price: £85.00

A scarce collection of poetry from Dorothea Bussell.Including titles such as A Crier in the Lost City, October Morning, Florentine Lily and more.

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1937 Poems By Elizabeth Belloc Macmillan's Contemporary Poets First Paper Wraps
1937 Poems By Elizabeth Belloc Macmillan's Contemporary Poets First Paper Wraps

Price: £23.99

A scarce copy of Poems by Elizabeth Belloc in original paper wraps. Published as part of the Macmillan's Contemporary Poets series. First edition thus. Some of the poems included are: The Black Virgin of Sous-Terre, Chatres,...

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1937 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton Prize Private Printing Leaving Gift Illustrated
1937 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton Prize Private Printing Leaving Gift Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A nicely bound copy of Thomas Grays poetry.Privately printed for Eton college as a gift upon leaving. With an illustrated dedication page and vignette to the half title page.Contains many of Gray's famous odes, epitaphs and elegies...

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1937 Poems Wye Herefordshire District Chetwynd Anthology Little Dorothy Plain
1937 Poems Wye Herefordshire District Chetwynd Anthology Little Dorothy Plain

Price: £200.00

A very smart first edition collection of poems concerning the River Wye and Herefordshire. Written by T.H Chetwynd, the author such poems as Little Dorothy and Fleeting Vision, this collection presents a particularlyt idyllic...

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1937 Spain by W H Auden First Edition Poem
1937 Spain by W H Auden First Edition Poem

Price: £79.00

The first edition of this poem from W. H. Auden. Spain was written after his visit to the Spanish Civil War and regarded by some as one of the most important literary works in English to emerge from that war.

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1938 Decade Poems by V.A.L. For Eve With a Foreword by Fay Inchfawn
1938 Decade Poems by V.A.L. For Eve With a Foreword by Fay Inchfawn

Price: £99.99

A collection of poems, dedicated to "Eve". With a foreword by Fay Inchfawn. Author's presentation copy, inscribed to H.B.W. 25th March 1938, with the note " A slim successor to my "Cotswold Corn", mainly personal to Eve: republished...

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1938 Solitude by Vita Sackville-West First Edition Poetry
1938 Solitude by Vita Sackville-West First Edition Poetry

Price: £48.00

The first edition of this epic Modernist poem, by noted author Vita Sackville-West. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The first edition. Vita Sackville-West was an...

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1938 The Testament of Beauty by Robert BRIDGES
1938 The Testament of Beauty by Robert BRIDGES

Price: £36.99

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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1938 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Frontispiece
1938 The Testament of Beauty Robert Bridges Frontispiece

Price: £27.00

A long philosophical poem by Robert Bridges. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece of the author. Despite being made poet laureate in 1913, Bridges was never a very well-known poet and only achieved his great popularity shortly before...

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1939 Cowper Poetry and Prose with Essays Hazlitt and Bagehot First Edition
1939 Cowper Poetry and Prose with Essays Hazlitt and Bagehot First Edition

Price: £295.00

A smartly bound anthology of works from William Cowper. Featuring a frontispiece of William Cowper, from a portrait by George Romney. With essays by Hazlitt and Bagehot, with an introduction and notes by Humphrey S. Milford. Bound...

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1939 Huntsman, What Quarry MILLAY 1st Ed.
1939 Huntsman, What Quarry MILLAY 1st Ed.

Price: £27.99

A first edition of Huntsman, What Quarry by Edna St. Vincent Millay. Bound in cloth with paper-covered boards. First edition. Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1892  1950, was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first...

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1939 On the Frontier Auden Isherwood First Edition Second Impression Dustwrapper
1939 On the Frontier Auden Isherwood First Edition Second Impression Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A first edition second impression copy of the third and final play in the Auden-Isherwood collaboration, complete with original unclipped dustwrapper. Wystan Hugh Auden was an English-American...

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1939 The Still Centre Stephen Spender Poetry Collection First Edition Wrapper
1939 The Still Centre Stephen Spender Poetry Collection First Edition Wrapper

Price: £80.00

A collection of poetry by Stephen Spender.First Edition.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Stephen Spender was an English poet, novelist and essayist. Thematically, Spender focused mostly on social injustice and the class struggle...

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1940 John Betjeman Old Lights for New Chancels Poetry Dustwrapper First
1940 John Betjeman Old Lights for New Chancels Poetry Dustwrapper First

Price: £120.00

A first edition of Betjeman's Old Lights for New Chancels: Verses Topographical and Amatory.John Betjeman (1906 1984) was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack". He was Poet...

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1940 Old Lights for New Chancels John Betjeman First Edition Verses
1940 Old Lights for New Chancels John Betjeman First Edition Verses

Price: £175.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by John Betjeman.A topographical and amatory collection of verses by English poet John Betjeman, who was Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death in 1984.

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1940 Poems New and Old Edith Sitwell First Edition Dustwrapper Anthology
1940 Poems New and Old Edith Sitwell First Edition Dustwrapper Anthology

Price: £42.00

An anthology of Edith Sitwell's poetry.First edition.Held in original dustwrapper.This work has a wide selection of Sitwell's poetry, from some of her best known works to her latest lyrics at the time of publication.Sitwell was known...

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1941 This Springing Wilderness Poems of Uganda Stella Wood Geoffrey Masefield
1941 This Springing Wilderness Poems of Uganda Stella Wood Geoffrey Masefield

Price: £150.00

This is a scarce collection of poetry of and about Uganda.With an introduction by Denis Herbert and a frontispiece by Margaret Trowell.

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1942 Ode to France Charles Morgan Signed Limited Edition War Poem First Edition
1942 Ode to France Charles Morgan Signed Limited Edition War Poem First Edition

Price: £120.00

A limited edition print of Charles Morgan's Ode To France.Printed the same year as the first edition, this is number 88 of the three hundred and fifty signed copies printed on mould-made paper. Charles Morgan's signature...

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1942 Ruins and Visions First Edition First Impression Anthology Stephen Spender
1942 Ruins and Visions First Edition First Impression Anthology Stephen Spender

Price: £90.00

An anthology of poetry by celebrated poet Stephen Spender.The first edition of this collection.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Thematically, Spender dealt with social injustice and the class struggle through his works. He wrote...

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1942 T S Eliot Little Gidding First Edition Poetry Poem Quartets
1942 T S Eliot Little Gidding First Edition Poetry Poem Quartets

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this poem by T.S Eliot, being the fourth and final installment of his 'Four Quartets' series, which discusses time, perspective, humanity and salvation. This poem expresses...

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1942 The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold Illustrated Frontispiece
1942 The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold Illustrated Frontispiece

Price: £45.00

A very smart collection of Matthew Arnold's poetry with an introduction by Sir A.T Quiller-CouchWith an illustrated frontispiece.Arnold was an English poet and cultural critic who also worked as an inspector at schools. He was elected...

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1943 Out of Seir Poetry E M Almedingen Signed First Edition
1943 Out of Seir Poetry E M Almedingen Signed First Edition

Price: £75.00

A signed first edition of this poem by E. M. Almedingen.Signed by Almedingen to title page.

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1944 Green Song and Other Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition
1944 Green Song and Other Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry from Edith Sitwell. Including Green Song, One Day in Spring, Invocation and more.

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1944 Green Song and Other Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition Dustwrapper Poetry
1944 Green Song and Other Poems Edith Sitwell First Edition Dustwrapper Poetry

Price: £60.00

A collection of poems by Edith Sitwell.First edition.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Edith Sitwell was a British poet and critic. She was the eldest of the three literary Sitwells.

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1944 The Axe In The Wood Clifford Dyment Poetry Dustwrapper First Edition
1944 The Axe In The Wood Clifford Dyment Poetry Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £34.00

A uncommon collection of poetry by Clifford Dyment, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the scarce unclipped dustwrapper....

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1945 Aage Berntsen Ungkarlens Visebog og Aegtemandens Salmebog Udvalgte Vers
1945 Aage Berntsen Ungkarlens Visebog og Aegtemandens Salmebog Udvalgte Vers

Price: £145.00

A collection of hymns based on Hungarian ballads by Aage Berntsen.Aage Berntsen was a Danish fencer, poet, doctor and artist. He is famous for having competed in five events at the 1920 Summer Olympics, however his poetry is also very...

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1945 The Collected Poems of Richard Spender War Poet WWII Captain Parachute Reg
1945 The Collected Poems of Richard Spender War Poet WWII Captain Parachute Reg

Price: £29.00

A collection of poetry by Richard Spender.Third impression of this work, which was first published in September 1944. With a portrait frontispiece of Spender.This is a collection of wartime poetry by Captain Richard Spender of the...

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1946 Adam and Eve and Us Hardiman Scott Limited Edition Poetry Signed
1946 Adam and Eve and Us Hardiman Scott Limited Edition Poetry Signed

Price: £50.00

A limited edition copy of these poems from Hardiman Scott. Illustrated with vignettes in the text.Numbered 438 of 1200 copies, and signed by the author.

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1946 Casa Vazia Silva Tavares Signed Limited Edition Scarce
1946 Casa Vazia Silva Tavares Signed Limited Edition Scarce

Price: £265.00

A scarce and smartly bound poetical work from Silva Tavares. Written in Portuguese. Inscribed and signed by the author. Limited edition, number two of the original ten printed. Featuring illustrated endpapers in colour. ...

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1946 Clausentum Arlott Ayrton Illustrated First Edition
1946 Clausentum Arlott Ayrton Illustrated First Edition

Price: £50.00

A charming collection of sonnets by John Arlott, accompanied with drawings by Michael Ayrton. Inspired by the poet and artist's visit to Clausentum, a Roman settlement situated in modern-day...

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1946 O G And Other Ogres First Ed R Reynolds Quentin Crisp Signed
1946 O G And Other Ogres First Ed R Reynolds Quentin Crisp Signed

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this poetry anthology by Reginald Reynolds. Held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Signed by the author to the title page, 'Miss Eldridge's Copy, signed with much pride...

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1946 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton College Prize Presentation Riccardi Press Vellum
1946 Poems by Thomas Gray Eton College Prize Presentation Riccardi Press Vellum

Price: £64.99

An attractive prize presentation copy of the poems of Thomas Gray. Privately printed for Eton College at the Riccardi Press. Gray was an Etonian himself, and this volume includes his "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College". A...

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1946 Poems Vivian de Sola Pinto Christmas Limited Edition Irene de Sola Pinto
1946 Poems Vivian de Sola Pinto Christmas Limited Edition Irene de Sola Pinto

Price: £145.00

A very scarce, limited edition pamphlet containing two poems by D H Lawrence scholar, Vivan de Sola Pinto. These two poems, 'Memory' and 'Six Oclock News' were published as a Christmas card/gift...

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1946 SALAMAN AND ABSAL Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman JAMI
1946 SALAMAN AND ABSAL Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman JAMI

Price: £69.99

 A well- presented and beautifully illustrated version of this classic Persian poem. Edition limited to only one thousand copies. Featuring eight colour plates and an illustrated titlepage by E.A. Cox. Printed on...

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1946 The Poet's Cat An Anthology Mona Gooden Signed Limited Edition
1946 The Poet's Cat An Anthology Mona Gooden Signed Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A charming limited edition anthology of cat poems Number 24 of 110 copies, of which 100 were available for sale. Signed by Mona and Stephen Gooden. An anthology of 70 poems on the theme of...

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1946 The Poetical Works of Rupert Brooke Geoffrey Keynes
1946 The Poetical Works of Rupert Brooke Geoffrey Keynes

Price: £19.99

A poetical anthology containing the works of poet Rupert Brooke. Fifth impression of the first edition. With two plates depicting Rupert Brooke, from illustrations by Jacques and Gwen Raverat.

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1946 We Happy Few An Anthology by Owen Rutter John O'Connor Limited Edition
1946 We Happy Few An Anthology by Owen Rutter John O'Connor Limited Edition

Price: £115.00

An anthology of poetry and prose on the subjects of Britain at war, at sea and in the air. Limited edition, hand-numbered 191 of 750 copies. With eleven engravings by John O'Connor.

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1947 Message Poetique du Symbolisme Guy Michaud French Poetry
1947 Message Poetique du Symbolisme Guy Michaud French Poetry

Price: £35.00

A interesting limited edition work in three parts by the literary critic, Guy Michaud. One volume, in three parts. Limited edition. The titles of the three parts translate into English...

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1947 Poems by Robert E Key Nature Poems Uncommon
1947 Poems by Robert E Key Nature Poems Uncommon

Price: £15.00

A collection of poems by Robert E KeyInlcudes many poems focussing on the natural world such as Seascape.

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1947 TESTAMENT of BEAUTY Robert Bridges POETRY
1947 TESTAMENT of BEAUTY Robert Bridges POETRY

Price: £21.99

White hard back binding with gilt titles to spine and front board. Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (October 23, 1844 April 21, 1930) was an English poet, holder of the honour of poet laureate from 1913. Bridges was known for his technical...

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1947 The Bells of Great Rollright Montague J Rendall Private Circulation First
1947 The Bells of Great Rollright Montague J Rendall Private Circulation First

Price: £49.99

A privately printed collection of poetry from Montague J. Rendall. Tipped-in business card of the author with author's inscription to front pastedown.

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1947 The Shadow of Cain Edith Sitwell First Edition Poetry Dustwrapper
1947 The Shadow of Cain Edith Sitwell First Edition Poetry Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A first edition copy of this work of poetry written by Edith Sitwell. A lovely example of this work of poetry by Edith Sitwell. In the publisher's original binding, this handsome volume is...

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1948 A G Prys-Jones Green Places Poems of Wales First Signed Personal Letter
1948 A G Prys-Jones Green Places Poems of Wales First Signed Personal Letter

Price: £120.00

A first edition of A G Prys-Jones' Green Places.As well as a personal inscription and signature from the author to the owner, fellow poet Helen Spalding, there is an accompanying letter praising a lecture by Spalding. 

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1948 Selected Poems Sir John Squire Anthology First Edition With Dustwrapper
1948 Selected Poems Sir John Squire Anthology First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

A collection of poems by Sir John Squire.With portrait frontispiece of Squire.First edition with the scarce dustwrapper in a very good

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1949 Demos The Emperor A Secular Oratorio Osbert Sitwell Limited Ed Signed
1949 Demos The Emperor A Secular Oratorio Osbert Sitwell Limited Ed Signed

Price: £20.00

A signed limited edition copy of this poetic work by the English poet Osbert Sitwell. Limited edition. Number 159 of 500 signed by the author. First edition, with an illustrated front board....

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1949 Georgian Love Songs HADFIELD Limited Ed R WHISTLER
1949 Georgian Love Songs HADFIELD Limited Ed R WHISTLER

Price: £125.00

A lavish collection of poetry from the Cupid Press. Limited edition: hand-numbered 299 of 660 copies. Top edge gilt and other edges untrimmed. With six collotype plates from drawings by Rex Whistler, protected by unbound...

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1949 Sonnets pour L'aube Par Armand Godoy
1949 Sonnets pour L'aube Par Armand Godoy

Price: £39.99

Sonnets for the Dawn, a collection of poetry featuring on romantic landscapes and peaceful poetry. Armand Godoy, born in Havana (Cuba) in 1880 and died in Paris in 1964, is a symbolist poet of Cuban origin. Deeply attached to the...

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1949 The Canticle of the Rose Selected Poem 1920-47 First Edition Edith Sitwell
1949 The Canticle of the Rose Selected Poem 1920-47 First Edition Edith Sitwell

Price: £60.00

A collection of poetry by Edith Sitwell.The first edition.These work showcase the poetical career of Edith Sitwell. There are some poems from her early days such as 'Facade' which comprises of abstract poems as well as many later works....

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1949 The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Complete 1833-1868 and Shorter Poems
1949 The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Complete 1833-1868 and Shorter Poems

Price: £20.00

A nicely bound copy of Robert Browning's poetry. The Oxford edition, published by Geoffrey Cumberlege for Oxford University Press.Robert Browning was one of the foremost Victorian poets. Noted for his mastery of the dramatic monologue...

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1949 WILLIAM ADDISON Ettrick Verse 1st SIGNED Wrapper
1949 WILLIAM ADDISON Ettrick Verse 1st SIGNED Wrapper

Price: £33.99

Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt details to spine.  In scarce paper wrapper. The first edition of Addison's poetical work inscribed to the front blank end paper "To Dr Jay williams, with Kindest Regards from William...

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1950 Harold's Leap Stevie Smith First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1950 Harold's Leap Stevie Smith First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £45.00

An illustrated first edition of poetry by Stevie Smith.With illustrations in the text by the author.

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1950 RESTORATION LOVE SONGS John HADFIELD Rex Whistler FIRST LIMITED EDITION
1950 RESTORATION LOVE SONGS John HADFIELD Rex Whistler FIRST LIMITED EDITION

Price: £225.00

A collection of Restoration Love Songs edited by John Hadfield, edited by John Hadfield. Includes a fold-out frontispiece with blue and grey ink and plates and illustrations throughout. A first edition limited copy, this...

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1950 The Poetical Works of John Keats H Buxton Forman Editor Romanticism
1950 The Poetical Works of John Keats H Buxton Forman Editor Romanticism

Price: £35.00

The complete poetical works of John Keats.In original quarter lambskin binding and held in original slipcase.With extensive footnotes acknowledging other editions and variations of Keats' poetry.With a memoir introduction as well as...

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1950 The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth Thomas Hutchinson Zaehnsdorf
1950 The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth Thomas Hutchinson Zaehnsdorf

Price: £150.00

An attractive edition of the poetical works of Wordsworth.With an introduction and notes, edited by Thomas Hutchinson and revised by Ernest de Selincourt.

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1951 Clerihews Complete E. Clerihew Bentley First Edition Illustrated
1951 Clerihews Complete E. Clerihew Bentley First Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A humorous collection of short verse poking fun at prominent male figures throughout history. The first edition of this work, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. This collection contains...

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1951 E M Rudland Signed Ballads of Old Birmingham and Neighbourhood Dustwrapper
1951 E M Rudland Signed Ballads of Old Birmingham and Neighbourhood Dustwrapper

Price: £68.00

A signed edition of poetry by E M Rudland.Signed with E M Rudlands kind regards.The first thus with fifty eight additional poems and an introduction by Allardyce Nicoll.

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1951 Peter Morris Green Editor Poetry From Cambridge 1947-1950 Collection Poetry
1951 Peter Morris Green Editor Poetry From Cambridge 1947-1950 Collection Poetry

Price: £48.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of poetry from Cambridge University.Covering the years 1947-1950, the anthology contains work from 35 Cambridge poets and is edited and introduced by Peter Morris Green.

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1951 The Lost River Lawrence P Spingarn First Edition Poetry Selected Verse
1951 The Lost River Lawrence P Spingarn First Edition Poetry Selected Verse

Price: £22.00

A collection of poetry by Lawrence P Spingarn.These selected works are from his well known works Rococo Summer and The Lost River. Spingarn mostly wrote on the countryside and penned many farm poems, several on the people of  New...

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1951-58 2Vol Poesies de Verlaine Dessins de Seurat Poesies de Lamartine French
1951-58 2Vol Poesies de Verlaine Dessins de Seurat Poesies de Lamartine French

Price: £98.00

A two volume illustrated collection of poetry from famous French poets.Poetry by Lamartine is illustrated by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, a French landscape and portrait painter.Poetry by Verlaine is illustrated by Georges-Pierre...

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1952 Key to Modern Poetry Lawrence Durrell First Edition
1952 Key to Modern Poetry Lawrence Durrell First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this poetical anthology from Lawrence Durrell. Peter Porter, in his introduction to a Selected Poems, writes of Durrell as a poet: "One of the best of the past hundred years. And one of the most enjoyable."...

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1952 Low's Company Fifty Portraits David Low Helen Spalding L A G Strong 1st Ed
1952 Low's Company Fifty Portraits David Low Helen Spalding L A G Strong 1st Ed

Price: £38.00

A first edition copy of this work celebrating the artist talents of the cartoonist and caricaturist David Low. A collection of caricatures by the artist David Low. Low's illustrations are...

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1952 The Diverting History of John Gilpin William Cowper Ronald Searle Ltd Ed
1952 The Diverting History of John Gilpin William Cowper Ronald Searle Ltd Ed

Price: £64.99

An illustrated edition of William Cowper's poem The Diverting History of John Galpin. With illustrations to every page by Ronald Searle. Limited to 1,600 copies. The illustrations were originally made for a filmin the 'Poet and...

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1952 The Fanfarlo and Other Works First Edition First Impression Muriel Spark
1952 The Fanfarlo and Other Works First Edition First Impression Muriel Spark

Price: £80.00

A collection of verse by Muriel Spark.First edition.In original paper wraps.The Fanfarlo is a symbolist ballad. It is also the earliest of a set of satirical pieces in prose and verse developed by Spark using lines and phrases from...

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1952 The Songs of Duncan Ban Macintyre by Angus Macleod First Edition
1952 The Songs of Duncan Ban Macintyre by Angus Macleod First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this collected volume of poetry by Duncan Ban Macintyre. "Duncan Ban Macintyre ranks high among the eighteenth century Gaelic poets. His descriptive poetry has always been admired, and his songs are still...

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1953 Ballades and Other Verse by H S Mackintosh First Edition Signed
1953 Ballades and Other Verse by H S Mackintosh First Edition Signed

Price: £37.00

A signed first edition of poetry by H.S. Mackintosh.With an ink inscription by the author to John Foster.

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1953 Henry WINSLOW Poems FIRST scarce
1953 Henry WINSLOW Poems FIRST scarce

Price: £275.00

A first and only edition of this collection of poetry. Divided into poems and sonnets. 'Henry Winslow trained in Paris as an architect at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, became a painter in tempera and water colour, exhibiting in London...

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1953 The Diverting History of John Gilpin William Cowper Ronald Searle Illus
1953 The Diverting History of John Gilpin William Cowper Ronald Searle Illus

Price: £21.99

An illustrated edition of William Cowper's poem The Diverting History of John Galpin. With illustrations to every page by Ronald Searle.

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1954 Ariel Poem Christmas Eve C Day Lewis Edward Ardizzone Envelope Illustrated
1954 Ariel Poem Christmas Eve C Day Lewis Edward Ardizzone Envelope Illustrated

Price: £34.00

The first edition of this poem from the popular seasonal 'Ariel Series'. Held in the original publisher's envelope. In 1927 Richard de la Mare had the idea to produce a series of illustrated...

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1954 George MacBeth A Form of Words First Edition
1954 George MacBeth A Form of Words First Edition

Price: £150.00

A first edition of MacBeth's A Form of Words.This edition is limited to 150 copies of which this is No. 7.With the original glassine wrap.George Mann MacBeth (1932 1992) was a Scottish poet and novelist.

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1954 Sirmione Peninsula Stephen Spender Illustrated Lynton Lamb Envelope
1954 Sirmione Peninsula Stephen Spender Illustrated Lynton Lamb Envelope

Price: £28.00

A first edition copy of the poem 'Sirmione Peninsula' by Stephen Spender, held in the original envelope. In the publisher's original binding, held in the original envelope. A poem by Stephen...

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1954 Stephen Vincent Benet John Brown's Body Illustrations Kredel And Chappell
1954 Stephen Vincent Benet John Brown's Body Illustrations Kredel And Chappell

Price: £17.99

John Brown's Body by Stephen Vincent Benet. This edition has illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Warren Chappell. With an introduction by Henry Seidel Canby.John Brown's Body (1928) is an epic American poem written by Stephen Vincent...

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1954 The Other Wing Louis Macneice Michael Ayrton Poetry Illustrated Envelope
1954 The Other Wing Louis Macneice Michael Ayrton Poetry Illustrated Envelope

Price: £30.00

A work of poetry by Louis Macneice is in excellent

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1955 Gleanings George Monatgu Earl of Sandwich First Edition Signed Presentation Copy
1955 Gleanings George Monatgu Earl of Sandwich First Edition Signed Presentation Copy

Price: £35.00

A signed first edition of this charming poetry collection. With an inscription by the author 'to John Kelly with Affection from the author, Sandwich' dated 1961. With the original dustwrapper. ...

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1955 The Hidden King Jonathan Griffin First Edition Dustwrapper
1955 The Hidden King Jonathan Griffin First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this fascinating poem for the stage, presented in the form of a trilogy, by Jonathan Griffin. This work is based on the myth of the disappearance of King Sebastian...

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1956 Collected Green Fingers a Present for a Good Gardener Reginald Arkell 1stEd
1956 Collected Green Fingers a Present for a Good Gardener Reginald Arkell 1stEd

Price: £24.99

A charming anthology of poetry surrounding the subjects of gardening and nature. First edition. Illustrated throughout by Eugene Hastian and Edgar Norfield, featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper.

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1957 2vol A History of Secular Latin Poetry In The Middle Ages FJE Raby 2nd Ed
1957 2vol A History of Secular Latin Poetry In The Middle Ages FJE Raby 2nd Ed

Price: £90.00

An extensive look at the history of secular Latin poetry in the Middle Ages. Complete in two volumes, this is the second edition of this title by esteemed scholar F J E Raby. In a beautifully...

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1957 Ballads and Poems Sir Alfred Munnings Signed Limited Edition Dustwrapper
1957 Ballads and Poems Sir Alfred Munnings Signed Limited Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £125.00

A limited edition signed copy of this poetical work by the noted painter Sir Alfred Munnings. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper this work is in excellent

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1957 Cecil Day Lewis Newborn Poetry Signed Helen Spalding Book Contract Images
1957 Cecil Day Lewis Newborn Poetry Signed Helen Spalding Book Contract Images

Price: £265.00

An envelope addressed to Helen Spalding, including a contract of agreement between herself and Methuan publishing agency, two black and white publicity photographs, and a copy of Cecil Day Lewis's The Newborn.The contract...

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1957 Words For the Wind Theodore Roethke With Poetry Book Soc Supplement FIRST
1957 Words For the Wind Theodore Roethke With Poetry Book Soc Supplement FIRST

Price: £250.00

A collection of poetry by Theodore Roethke, with a supplement pamphlet of collected poems of the Poetry Book Society. Both volumes are first editions. This edition of Words for the Wind preceded the first American edition by one...

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1958 Poems Roland Neville Pepper in Dustwrapper
1958 Poems Roland Neville Pepper in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A collection of poetry from Roland Neville Pepper. Including titles such Sonnet on a Lady, Time's Secret, Light and many others.

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1958 The Idle Demon Richard Percival Lister Poems First Edition in Dustwrapper
1958 The Idle Demon Richard Percival Lister Poems First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

R P Lister's first anthology of poems. First edition. Most of the poems appeared in Punch, The Atlantic Monthly, or The New Yorker during the ten years prior to this book's publication.

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1958 The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Kelmscott Chaucer J T Winterich Dustwrapper
1958 The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Kelmscott Chaucer J T Winterich Dustwrapper

Price: £130.00

A profusely illustrated facsimile copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer, complete with numerous illustration throughout and a decorative blindstamped front board. This being a facsimile of the William...

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1958 Worst English Poets Compiled Adams Decorations Matthews First Dustwrapper
1958 Worst English Poets Compiled Adams Decorations Matthews First Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A humorous collection of poetry, The Worst English Poets compiled by Christopher Adams, with decorations by John R. Matthews in original dustwrapper. First edition. 'From the lower slopes of Parnassus, here are some of the...

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1959 Collected Poems J C Squire First Edition John Betjeman Preface Illustrated
1959 Collected Poems J C Squire First Edition John Betjeman Preface Illustrated

Price: £22.00

A collection of J C Squire's poetry.With a portrait frontispiece.First edition.In original cloth binding and held in price-clipped dustwrapper.With an introduction by John Betjeman. Sir John Betjeman was an English poet, writer...

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1960 A Song to David Christopher Smart J B Broadbent Limited Edition Dustwrapper
1960 A Song to David Christopher Smart J B Broadbent Limited Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

A limited edition copy of this poem from Christopher Smart.Printed in blue and black, and containing a coloured frontispiece. Limited to six hundred copies, of which this is number 220.

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1960 Summoned by Bells by John Betjeman First Edition Dustwrapper Poetry Illus
1960 Summoned by Bells by John Betjeman First Edition Dustwrapper Poetry Illus

Price: £30.00

A first edition of this autobiographical work by John Betjeman.With many charming vignette illustrations throughout.Written in blank verse, Summoned by Bells is Betjeman's autobiographical account of his life, from growing up...

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1961 The Bluebells and Other Verse John Masefield Poetry
1961 The Bluebells and Other Verse John Masefield Poetry

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this collection of poetry by John Masefield. Including The Bluebells, A Cry to Music, Ossian, John Grimaldi and many others.

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1961 The Re-Ordering of the Stones Jon Silkin First Ed Phoenix Living Poets Poem
1961 The Re-Ordering of the Stones Jon Silkin First Ed Phoenix Living Poets Poem

Price: £28.00

A collection of Jon Silkin's poetry.First edition.Published as a part of the 'Phoenix Living Poets' series from Chatto and Windus.Jon Silkin was a British poet. He wrote a number of works on the war poetry of World War I as well as...

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1962 Byron Gentry Voices of the Airways Dustwrapper Signed
1962 Byron Gentry Voices of the Airways Dustwrapper Signed

Price: £35.00

A rare signed copy of Voices of the Airways.Dedication on the front free-endpaper.An anthology of American poetry.

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1962 The Evans Country First Edition Uncommon Peter Apap Bologna
1962 The Evans Country First Edition Uncommon Peter Apap Bologna

Price: £125.00

The uncommon first edition of this collection of poems by Kingsley Amis. An uncommon copy of this collection of six poems. With the personal bookplate of noted Maltese author and biographer...

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1964 Goldensheep Keithe Baines Signed First Edition Dustwrapper
1964 Goldensheep Keithe Baines Signed First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £27.00

A scarce signed first edition of this collection of poetry by Keith Baines.Keith Baines was an English poet who fought in WWII before turning to poetry, publishing his work in periodicals.

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1964 Irish Gathering ROBIN SKELTON Poetry LIMITED FIRST
1964 Irish Gathering ROBIN SKELTON Poetry LIMITED FIRST

Price: £59.99

An attractive collection of Skelton's poetry. A first edition of five hundred copies. Robin Skelton (12 October 1925 22 August 1997) was a British-born academic, writer, poet, and anthologist. Born in Easington, Yorkshire, Skelton...

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1964 Sissinghurst Vita Sackville-West Scarce First Trade Edition First Impression
1964 Sissinghurst Vita Sackville-West Scarce First Trade Edition First Impression

Price: £300.00

The first trade edition of this charming poem regarding the garden of Sissinghurst Castle, written by noted author and poet Vita Sackville-West. The first trade edition. First published as...

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1964 The Pepper Shaker Walter Hart Blumenthal Signed Presentation Copy LE
1964 The Pepper Shaker Walter Hart Blumenthal Signed Presentation Copy LE

Price: £115.00

The author's presentation copy of this limited edition collection of poetry, 'The Pepper Shaker'. This is a limited edition work of one hundred copies, printed at The Prairie Press in Iowa City,...

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1965 4vol Percy Society Early English Poetry Volumes XXVI XXVIII XXIX And XXX
1965 4vol Percy Society Early English Poetry Volumes XXVI XXVIII XXIX And XXX

Price: £89.99

A scarce set of reprint editions of Percy Society: Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages. Edited from Original Manuscripts and Scarce Publications. With decorative pieces and occasional illustrations...

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1965 Nature With Man Phoenix Living Poets Series John Silkin First Edition Wrap
1965 Nature With Man Phoenix Living Poets Series John Silkin First Edition Wrap

Price: £58.00

A collection of poetry by John Silkin.First edition.Published as a part of 'The Phoenix Living Poets' series.With original unclipped dustwrapper.John Silkin was a popular British poet who wrote a number of works on the war poetry of...

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1965 Poems by C Churchill Conference Deullist Farewell Volume II
1965 Poems by C Churchill Conference Deullist Farewell Volume II

Price: £79.99

A scarce copy of this collection of poems, Charles Churchill. Containing The Conference, The Candidate, Gotham (In Three Books), Farewell  and many others. Charles Churchill (February, 1732 4 November 1764), was an English poet...

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1965 Rhymes for The Irreverent E Y Harburg First Edition Illus S Chwast
1965 Rhymes for The Irreverent E Y Harburg First Edition Illus S Chwast

Price: £275.00

A signed, first edition of this collection of rhymes. Signed by the author to the half title page, with his name 'E Y Harburg'. Gift inscription to the recto of front endpaper from two individuals...

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1965 Verlaine Selected Poems RCD Perman Edited Clarendon French Series Decadent
1965 Verlaine Selected Poems RCD Perman Edited Clarendon French Series Decadent

Price: £22.00

A collection of Paul Verlaine's poetry.In the original French.Edited and with an introduction by R C D Perman.Verlaine was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement. He is often seen as the greatest representatives of the...

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1966 A Christ of the Ice-Floes David Wevill Dustwrapper First Edition
1966 A Christ of the Ice-Floes David Wevill Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition collection of poetry by David Wevill.David Wevill is a Canadian poet and translator who made a name for himself when he was included in The New Poetry anthology by A Alvarez which aimed to resist conservative British...

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1966 Frederick Manfred Winter Count Poems 1934-1965 Dedicated to Robert Graves
1966 Frederick Manfred Winter Count Poems 1934-1965 Dedicated to Robert Graves

Price: £110.00

A first edition of Manfred's Winter Count - Poems 1934 - 1965.With a dedication to English author Robert Graves, including a signed slip of paper addressed to Graves.Frederick Feikema Manfred (1912 1994) was a noted Western author....

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1966 Hortulus Walahfrid Strabo Raef Payne Wilfrid Blunt Facsimile Limited Ed
1966 Hortulus Walahfrid Strabo Raef Payne Wilfrid Blunt Facsimile Limited Ed

Price: £68.00

A lovely facsimile copy of Strabo's 'Hortulus', edited with a lengthy contextual introduction by Wilfrid Blunt. The first edition of this facsimile. Printed in a limited print-run of 1500 copies....

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1966 Selected Poems Louis Simpson First Edition Anthology Pulitzer Winning Poet
1966 Selected Poems Louis Simpson First Edition Anthology Pulitzer Winning Poet

Price: £58.00

A collection of Louis Simpson's poetry.First thus, the first edition of this particular collection.The majority of poems to this work have been previously published before this collection.Held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper.Simpson...

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1967 A Concordance to the Poetical and Dramatic Works of Tennyson Arthur E Baker
1967 A Concordance to the Poetical and Dramatic Works of Tennyson Arthur E Baker

Price: £29.99

An extensive dictionary of the vocabulary of Tennyson. Reprinted from the 1965 edition. Including the poems contained in the "Life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson" , and the "Suppressed Poems" , 1830-1868.

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1967 A Look Round the Estate Kingsley Amis First Edition Original Dustwrapper
1967 A Look Round the Estate Kingsley Amis First Edition Original Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A first edition of Kingsley Amis' poetical anthology A Look Round the Estate. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper designed by Leigh Taylor.

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1967 Elegies Adonis POETRY Trypanis Chilmark SIGNED
1967 Elegies Adonis POETRY Trypanis Chilmark SIGNED

Price: £64.99

A black cloth hardback with publisher's glassine dustjacket. This edition is the second of the Clover Hill Editions of the Chilmark Press. This copy is number 365 of an edition limited to 450 and signed by the author. C....

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1967 Geoffrey's Chaucer's A.B.C. La Priere de Nostre Dame Scarce Limited Ed
1967 Geoffrey's Chaucer's A.B.C. La Priere de Nostre Dame Scarce Limited Ed

Price: £90.00

A scarce copy of this limited edition of Chaucer's 'A.B.C.' poem, written for Blanche of Lancaster. A scarce work. A limited edition work, being one of one-thousand copies printed in 1967....

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1967 Kingsley Amis A Look Round The Estate First Edition Dustwrapper
1967 Kingsley Amis A Look Round The Estate First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £44.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry by noted author Kingsley Amis. In the original unclipped dustwrapper designed by Leigh Taylor. Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet,...

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1967 The Lucidities Poems by Jonathan Williams John Furnival
1967 The Lucidities Poems by Jonathan Williams John Furnival

Price: £79.99

An attractive collection of poems by Jonathan Williams. With drawings by John Furnival on tipped-in foil plates. One of two hundred and eighty limited copies. Containing a loosely-inserted slip bearing the words 'With compliments...

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1968 A Look Round the Estate Kingsley Amis First US Edition Dustwrapper
1968 A Look Round the Estate Kingsley Amis First US Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £26.00

The first US edition of this charming collection of poetry by noted author Kingsley Amis. The work was first published in the UK the previous year. This collection Amis's poetry covers the...

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1968 Because of This and Other Poems Robin Skelton First Edition Anthology MICA
1968 Because of This and Other Poems Robin Skelton First Edition Anthology MICA

Price: £28.00

A collection of poems by Robin Skelton.The first edition.Published as a part of MICA poets series. This is number eight. In original paper wraps.Robin Skelton was a British academic, writer and poet. He was an authority on Irish literature...

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1968 Derivations by Robert Duncan Dustwrapper
1968 Derivations by Robert Duncan Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A collection of poetry including "A Song is a Game" and "An Interlude of Rare Beauty". Robert Duncan (1919 1988) was an American poet and a student of the Western esoteric tradition who spent most of his career in and around San...

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1968 Resolution Poems by Henry Erlich Prints by Eli Levin Illus Scarce
1968 Resolution Poems by Henry Erlich Prints by Eli Levin Illus Scarce

Price: £75.00

A scarce first edition of this poetry by Henry Elrich.With three prints by Eli Levin and one by Theodore Rose.

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1968 The Coherences Anselm Hollo Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper
1968 The Coherences Anselm Hollo Signed First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Anselm Hollo.Limited to one hundred copies printed on white Basingwerk Parchment, and signed by the author.

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1968 The First Decade Selected Poems 1940-1950 by Robert Duncan
1968 The First Decade Selected Poems 1940-1950 by Robert Duncan

Price: £49.99

A collection of Duncan's poetry dating from 1940 - 1950 including poems such as: "Portrait of Two Women" and "Recorso". Robert Duncan (January 7, 1919 February 3, 1988) was an American poet and a student of H.D. and the Western...

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1968-71 2vol S J Forrest E W Forrest Parson's Play Pen Saints and Sinods
1968-71 2vol S J Forrest E W Forrest Parson's Play Pen Saints and Sinods

Price: £40.00

Two volumes of humorous poetry by Reverend S J Forrest. Illustrated throughout by E W Forrest. Being 'Parson;s Play Pen' and 'Saints and Sinods'. Stanley Forrest was an Anglican reverend...

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1969 B-1 A Collection of Poems by Michael Chapman First Edition
1969 B-1 A Collection of Poems by Michael Chapman First Edition

Price: £44.99

A scarce copy of 'B-1; A Collection of Poems' by Michael Chapman. Bound in unusual yellow paper with green ink and contains a small autobiography to the back of the dustwrapper. First Editon.

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1969 Just Passing Through Philip Roberts Signed Limited Edition Robert Graves
1969 Just Passing Through Philip Roberts Signed Limited Edition Robert Graves

Price: £50.00

This is a signed limited edition collection of poetry by Philip Roberts.One of ten copies to be signed and numbered by Roberts, of which this is no. 5. With an ink inscription for Robert Graves.

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1969 Soft Jobs and Miracles Marnie Pomeroy Signed First Edition
1969 Soft Jobs and Miracles Marnie Pomeroy Signed First Edition

Price: £50.00

A scarce signed first edition of this collection of poetry by Marnie Pomeroy.Signed by Pomeroy to "Robert and Beryl" possibly to Robert and Beryl Graves.

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1970 Ends of Verse by Norman Power Signed Power Robert Graves First Edition
1970 Ends of Verse by Norman Power Signed Power Robert Graves First Edition

Price: £75.00

A scarce collection of poetry by Norman Sandiford Power.With an inscription to Robert Graves from the author.

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1970 Lessons of the War Henry Reed Limited Edition Poetry Poems
1970 Lessons of the War Henry Reed Limited Edition Poetry Poems

Price: £60.00

A limited edition publication of Henry Reed's well known poetry collection. This collection comprises of three poems that are parodies of basic army training in Britain during World War II....

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1970 Sissinghurst by Vita Sackville-West Sissinghurst Castle Poetry Scarce
1970 Sissinghurst by Vita Sackville-West Sissinghurst Castle Poetry Scarce

Price: £35.00

A scarce copy of this poetical work by noted author, poet and horticulturalist, Vita Sackville-West. First trade edition third impression. First published as a limited edition of 500 copies...

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1970 The Inferno of Dante Alighieri Illustrated Dustwrapper
1970 The Inferno of Dante Alighieri Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £25.00

A smartly bound copy of Dante Alighieri's 'Inferno', held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'Inferno' is the first part of Dante's epic poem...

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1970 The Sixth Sense Quivers Irene Dayton Signed by the Author
1970 The Sixth Sense Quivers Irene Dayton Signed by the Author

Price: £30.00

A signed first edition of this collection of poetry from Irene Dayton. Inscribed by Dayton to the Internation Poetry Society Library.

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1970-1 2vol Man Part One and Two Limited Ed Signed Ronald Duncan Illus Poetry
1970-1 2vol Man Part One and Two Limited Ed Signed Ronald Duncan Illus Poetry

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of Ronald Duncan poetical work 'Man' that attempts to bring together science and literature. Both volumes are first edition, limited edition and signed. Part one and two of...

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1971 2vol Tennyson In Lincoln Collections Research Centre N Campbell Dustwrapper
1971 2vol Tennyson In Lincoln Collections Research Centre N Campbell Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A two volume set of work being a extensive catalogue of objects and items linked to Tennyson, with the two volumes held in original dustwrappers. Each volumes are held in the original unclipped...

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1971 ADVERSARIES, THE And Other Poems MARY LASCELLES Presentation FIRST EDITION
1971 ADVERSARIES, THE And Other Poems MARY LASCELLES Presentation FIRST EDITION

Price: £69.99

A first edition presentation copy of 'The Adversaries and other Poems' by Mary Lascelles. Includes an ink inscription to the front free-endpaper from the author, simply stating 'Diana, from Mary'. One of one hundred and fifty copies...

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1971 Fiesta Melons Sylvia Plath Ted Hughes Illustrated
1971 Fiesta Melons Sylvia Plath Ted Hughes Illustrated

Price: £375.00

A limited edition collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath. Limited to 150 copies, and numbered 136.With many illustrations throughout. Designed and printed in May 1971 at the Rougement Press Exeter by Eric Cleave, and handbound by Alan...

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1971 Man Part Two Ronald Duncan Dustwrapper Limited Edition Signed Poetry
1971 Man Part Two Ronald Duncan Dustwrapper Limited Edition Signed Poetry

Price: £25.00

A first edition signed copy of Ronald Duncan's poetical work, held in the original dustwrapper. First edition. limited edition, signed by the author. Number 42 of 150. Held in the original...

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1972 Dear Illusion Kingsley Amis Signed Limited Edition 42/100
1972 Dear Illusion Kingsley Amis Signed Limited Edition 42/100

Price: £165.00

A limited edition copy of this short story, signed by Amis to the colophon. Limited edition of six hundred copies, of which one hundred are signed. This is number forty two. In this short...

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1972 Elegiacs BY John Mander Poetry Signed Presentation Copy Cecil Day-Lewis
1972 Elegiacs BY John Mander Poetry Signed Presentation Copy Cecil Day-Lewis

Price: £34.99

A limited edition of poetry by John Mander. An author's presentation copy, given to the Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis. Inscribed by the author to front blank. This copy hand-numbered 46 of 100 and signed by the author.

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1972 In Noah's Wake Poems by Allan Block Signed Inscribed to Robert Graves
1972 In Noah's Wake Poems by Allan Block Signed Inscribed to Robert Graves

Price: £70.00

A signed first edition of this collection of poetry by Allan Block.Inscribed by the author "For Robert Graves in gratitude for poems of his"

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1972 Scorpion and Other Poems Stevie Smith Illus Patric Dickinson First Edition
1972 Scorpion and Other Poems Stevie Smith Illus Patric Dickinson First Edition

Price: £44.00

A collection of poems by Stevie Smith.First edition.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes by the author.With an introduction by Patric Dickinson.Stevie Smith was a nickname for...

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1972 Selected Poems Mervyn Peake First Edition Dustwrapper Ex Library Copy
1972 Selected Poems Mervyn Peake First Edition Dustwrapper Ex Library Copy

Price: £22.00

A selection of Mervyn Peake's poetry.First edition.Held in original unclipped dustwrapper.Ex-Institutional Library with several stamps and evidence of library plate removal.Mervyn Peake was an English writer, artist, poet and...

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1973 Edwin Brock Potrait Poses Poems Collection Anthology Hardback
1973 Edwin Brock Potrait Poses Poems Collection Anthology Hardback

Price: £19.00

A very smart edition of this Edwin Brock poetry anthology. A self-taught British poet, Edwin Brock released ten volumes of poetry from 1959-1997, as well as an autobiography and a novel.

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1973 Philip Roberts Crux Poetry Illustrated Scarce
1973 Philip Roberts Crux Poetry Illustrated Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce collection of poetry by Philip Roberts.Philip Roberts is a Canadian poet who founded the Island Press of Australia in 1970.

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1973 The Church Bizarre Light Verse for Heavy Weather S J Forrest
1973 The Church Bizarre Light Verse for Heavy Weather S J Forrest

Price: £48.00

A collection of poetry by S J Forrest. Illustrated throughout by E W Forrest. Stanley Forrest was an Anglican reverend whose poetry relating to the church was humorous. He was often published...

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1974 Karl Frohlich's Frolicks With Scissars and Pen Madame De Chatelain Facsimile 1860
1974 Karl Frohlich's Frolicks With Scissars and Pen Madame De Chatelain Facsimile 1860

Price: £20.00

An English translation of these short lyrics by Karl Frohlich, illustrated throughout with beautiful silhouettes. Translated from the German of Frohlich by Madame de Chatelain. The rhymes...

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1974 Ronal Bottrall Poems 1955-1973 First Edition Author's Presentation Copy
1974 Ronal Bottrall Poems 1955-1973 First Edition Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £46.99

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Ronald Bottrall. A publisher's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to title page: "To Cecily, with best wishes from Ronald, 20th March 1975 (publication day!)".

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1974 Shaun Traynor The Hardening Ground Signed First Edition With Dustwrapper
1974 Shaun Traynor The Hardening Ground Signed First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £22.00

A first edition of Shaun Traynor's The Hardening Ground, signed by the author.The Northern Irish poet's first collection, The Hardening Ground sees "poems of place and of conflict".

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1974 W H Auden Thank You Fog First Edition Dustwrapper
1974 W H Auden Thank You Fog First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £69.00

A first edition of this work by W H Auden.Thank You Fog is a posthumous book of poems by Auden, containing poems written mostly in 1972 and 73.

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1975 2vol D F Foxon English Verse 1701-1750 Poetry Verse Slipcase
1975 2vol D F Foxon English Verse 1701-1750 Poetry Verse Slipcase

Price: £550.00

An attractive volume of this reference guide to 18th century English poetry. Complete in two volumes in a handsome slipcase. A catalogue of seperately printed poems with notes on contemporay...

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1975 The Hunting of the Snark in Slipcase Illustrated Charles Pick's Copy Signed
1975 The Hunting of the Snark in Slipcase Illustrated Charles Pick's Copy Signed

Price: £350.00

A limited edition copy of this poem by Lewis Carroll, which has been signed by the illustrator. With many illustrations throughout by Harold Jones, who has signed the book to the rear. Numbered 5 of 750 limited copies. Containing...

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1977 Seven Times the Wind Irene Dayton Signed First Edition
1977 Seven Times the Wind Irene Dayton Signed First Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry from Irene Dayton.Inscribed by Dayton to the front endpaper to Robin Gregory, with four lines from A Woman Charming, and a typed letter signed by Dayton.

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1978 Moon-Bells and Other Poems Ted Hughes First Ed Chatto Poets for the Young
1978 Moon-Bells and Other Poems Ted Hughes First Ed Chatto Poets for the Young

Price: £38.00

A first edition copy of this work by Ted Hughes, aimed to be read by young readers. First edition. Chatto Poets for the Young, with the poems featured in this volume aimed as young people....

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1978 Not Love Perhaps... A. S. J. TESSIMOND 1st Edition
1978 Not Love Perhaps... A. S. J. TESSIMOND 1st Edition

Price: £99.99

A bright, scarce first edition of Not Love Perhaps... by A. S. J. Tessimond. Bound in paper. First Edition. Scarce. Arthur Seymour John Tessimond, 1902 1962, was an English poet. After studying at Liverpool...

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1980 Frances Horovitz Water Over Stone Dustwapper First Edition
1980 Frances Horovitz Water Over Stone Dustwapper First Edition

Price: £37.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Frances Horovitz.Scarce in dustwrapper. Frances Horovitz was an English poet and broadcaster influenced by Haiku.

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1981 Buzz Buzz Ten Insect Poems John Heath-Stubbs Smith Limited Ed Signed
1981 Buzz Buzz Ten Insect Poems John Heath-Stubbs Smith Limited Ed Signed

Price: £55.00

A limited edition copy of John Heath-Stubbs' poetry collection on insects, illustrated with a wood engraving, signed by the author and illustrator. A limited edition work, of which two hundred...

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1982 Colm Hennessy Purgatorial Affairs Poetry Scarce First Edition
1982 Colm Hennessy Purgatorial Affairs Poetry Scarce First Edition

Price: £75.00

A very scarce collection of poetry by Colm Hennessy.This is the second collection of poetry published by Hennessy, following Palpitations in 1981.

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1983 A Posy of Wild Flowers Victor Bonham-Carter Signed Limited Edition Illustrated Poetry
1983 A Posy of Wild Flowers Victor Bonham-Carter Signed Limited Edition Illustrated Poetry

Price: £195.00

A charming limited edition work on wild flowers dedicated by the author to the colophon. Limited edition of three hundred and fifty copies, of which this is number one hundred and fifty eight....

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1985 A Ring of Leaves Phoebe Hesketh Allen Freer Limited Edition Signed 1st
1985 A Ring of Leaves Phoebe Hesketh Allen Freer Limited Edition Signed 1st

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this limited edition illustrated collection of poetry by Phoebe Hesketh, signed by the author and illustrator. The first edition of this work. A limited edition work, consisting...

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1985 Portrait of a Stratford Year by Roger Pringle Illus Arthue Keene Limited Ed
1985 Portrait of a Stratford Year by Roger Pringle Illus Arthue Keene Limited Ed

Price: £70.00

A limited edition of this charming book of poetry.Limited edition of three hundred and fifty copies, of which this is number one hundred and twenty eight.Illustrated profusely throughout by Arthur Keene.Roger Pringle was the Director...

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1985 Portrait of A Stratford Year Roger Pringle FINE Illustrated Poetry
1985 Portrait of A Stratford Year Roger Pringle FINE Illustrated Poetry

Price: £79.99

A collection of poetry about Stratford-on-Avon by Roger Pringle. Illustrated throughout with numerous colour sketches by Arthur Keene. Number 282 of a limited press of 350, hand-set in Caslon type and printed on Zerkall mould-made...

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1986 Lifting off at Sunset and Other Poems Lionel Brett Signed First Edition
1986 Lifting off at Sunset and Other Poems Lionel Brett Signed First Edition

Price: £23.00

A scarce collection of poetry by Lionel Brett.Limited to 150 copies privately printed by Brett of which this is 49. Signed.

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1986 The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse Translated Red Pine Poetry Dustwrapper
1986 The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse Translated Red Pine Poetry Dustwrapper

Price: £48.00

A English translation of the poetry of the Chinese poet, Stonehouse This attractive work is in the publisher's original binding, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. This particular...

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1986 Vikram Seth The Golden Gate First Edition Novel Poetry Unclipped D/W
1986 Vikram Seth The Golden Gate First Edition Novel Poetry Unclipped D/W

Price: £34.00

A handsome first edition of Vikram Seth's The Golden Gate. A highly commended Californian novel told through poetic verse.

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1987 Havelok G. V. Smithers Very Scarce Poem Romance Middle English
1987 Havelok G. V. Smithers Very Scarce Poem Romance Middle English

Price: £90.00

An exploration of poem 'Havelok' edited and with additional notes by an authority in the field, Professor G. V. Smithers. This particular copy is in excellent

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1987 Peter Ackroyd The Diversions of Purley and Other Poems First Edition Poetry
1987 Peter Ackroyd The Diversions of Purley and Other Poems First Edition Poetry

Price: £28.00

First edition of the collection of poetry by Peter AckroydThe most recently published collection of poetry by Ackroyd in which he attempts to provide a representation of his work over the last fifteen years. Thus some of the pieces...

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1987 Wordsworth Selected Poems Lithographs Geoffrey Trenaman Limited Edition
1987 Wordsworth Selected Poems Lithographs Geoffrey Trenaman Limited Edition

Price: £195.00

A limited edition copy of this illustrated collection of poetry from William Wordsworth. Number 3 of a limited press of 30 piece only. Illustrated with two conceptual lithographs by Geoffrey Trenaman.

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1988 Selected Poems Kathleen Raine Signed Limited Edition Slipcase
1988 Selected Poems Kathleen Raine Signed Limited Edition Slipcase

Price: £95.00

A signed limited edition copy of this collection of poems by Kathleen Raine. Number eight of one hundred limited edition copies, signed by the author to the colophon. Dedicated to 'Pamela, with...

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1989 The Rape of The Lock Alexander Pope Illus Peter Forster The Folio Society
1989 The Rape of The Lock Alexander Pope Illus Peter Forster The Folio Society

Price: £60.00

A excellent copy of this popular poem 'The Rape of The Lock' by Alexander Pope, published by The Folio Society. In the publisher's original binding, complete with the clear plastic dustwrapper...

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1990 Collected Poems 1944-1979 Kingsley Amis US Proof Copy Beowulf
1990 Collected Poems 1944-1979 Kingsley Amis US Proof Copy Beowulf

Price: £95.00

A scarce copy of the US proof copy for this collection of Amis's poetical works. Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher. Amis's first novel Lucky Jim was an immediate...

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1990 Poems of Rural Places Wendy Dedicott Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper
1990 Poems of Rural Places Wendy Dedicott Scarce First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A scarce first edition of this collection of poetry by Wendy Dedicott. Including Painted Mountains, Hay-on-Wye, The Autumn Forest and many others.

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1990 The Pleasure of Poetry Kingsley Amis Signed Personalised Note
1990 The Pleasure of Poetry Kingsley Amis Signed Personalised Note

Price: £165.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry with a loosely inserted letter signed by author Kingsley Amis. First edition, first impression. Contains a loosely inserted note addressed to...

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