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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 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 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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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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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 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 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 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 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 Kingsley Amis A Look Round The Estate Uncorrected Proof Poetry
1967 Kingsley Amis A Look Round The Estate Uncorrected Proof Poetry

Price: £95.00

A scarce uncorrected proof copy of this collection of poetry by noted author Kingsley Amis. Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher. Amis's first novel Lucky Jim was...

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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 On the Edge of the Knife Charles Edward Eaton Signed With Dustwrapper
1970 On the Edge of the Knife Charles Edward Eaton Signed With Dustwrapper

Price: £20.00

The fifth edition of verse from Charles Edward Eaton, inscribed to the poet, Robert Graves. Inscribed, "To Robert Graves, with all good wishes, Charles Edward Eaton".

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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 Kevin Crossley-Holland The Exeter Riddle Book Folio Society
1978 Kevin Crossley-Holland The Exeter Riddle Book Folio Society

Price: £19.00

A Folio Society translation of The Exeter Riddle Book.Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 7 February 1941) is an English translator, children's author and poet. His best known work may now be the Arthur trilogy, published...

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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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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 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 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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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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1990-1992 2vol The Virago Book of Fairy Tales Second Book of Fairy Tales Carter
1990-1992 2vol The Virago Book of Fairy Tales Second Book of Fairy Tales Carter

Price: £35.00

 First edition of these collections of poetry, edited by feminist author, Angela Carter.First edition, first impression.  Woodcut illustrations throughout, designed by Corinna Sargood.The Virago Book of Fairy Tales...

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1991 Motley and Other Poems by Walter De La Mare Poetry
1991 Motley and Other Poems by Walter De La Mare Poetry

Price: £50.00

A charmingly illlustratred collection of the poems by noted author and poet Walter de la Mare. With seven full page lithographs and several vignettes by Ian Archie Beck. Walter de la Mare...

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1996 Jane Austen Collected Poems Verse of the Austen Family David Selwyn Signed
1996 Jane Austen Collected Poems Verse of the Austen Family David Selwyn Signed

Price: £45.00

A signed first edition of this collection of poetry.Signed by the author to the title page.With the personal bookplate of Chris Viveash, a Jane Austen scholar and contributor to the Jane Austen Society Report.David Selwyn was an internationally...

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2003 The Bookman's Limericks John Dunning Signed Edition
2003 The Bookman's Limericks John Dunning Signed Edition

Price: £29.99

A collection of privately-printed limericks from John Dunning. Signed by the author to the title page.

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2004 Collected Poems Paul Auster First UK Edition Anthology Poetry
2004 Collected Poems Paul Auster First UK Edition Anthology Poetry

Price: £22.00

A collection of Paul Auster's poetry.First thus, the first U.K Edition of this poetry collection. The collection was originally published in the U.S three years earlier.With original unclipped dustwrapper.Paul Auster was an American...

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c.1861 Poets' Wit and Humour W. H. Wills Illustrated Charles Bennett George H. Thomas
c.1861 Poets' Wit and Humour W. H. Wills Illustrated Charles Bennett George H. Thomas

Price: £40.00

A beautiful collection of poems by assorted poets such as Chaucer, Milton, and Marvel, compiled by William Henry Wills and illustrated by the renowned Charles Bennett and G. H. Thomas This work...

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c1733 ON POETRY A Rapsody Jonathan SWIFT
c1733 ON POETRY A Rapsody Jonathan SWIFT

Price: £290.00

A bright, clean possible first edition of On Poetry by Jonathan Swift. Disbound. Whilst this copy is disbound, the text binding is sound. Possible First Edition, as whilst the title page from this copy is missing, the last...

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c1785 Oeuvres Completes de M Bernard Pocket Sized Duodecimo French Illustrated
c1785 Oeuvres Completes de M Bernard Pocket Sized Duodecimo French Illustrated

Price: £55.00

The works of Pierre-Joseph Bernard.Illustrated, with an engraved title page.The work is undated, dated using the publisher's adverts to rear as well as Copac.In the original French. From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe....

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c1791 POETICAL Works Memoirs Peter PINDAR John WOLCOT
c1791 POETICAL Works Memoirs Peter PINDAR John WOLCOT

Price: £29.99

A copy of this Georgian satirist's poetical works. The front free-endpaper is present, but the front blank through to page iv are missing. The first page of text is page v, and the final poem is 'To a Friend in Disgrace'. The...

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c1795 4volin2 The Poetical Works of Addison Goldsmith and Thomson Cookes Edition
c1795 4volin2 The Poetical Works of Addison Goldsmith and Thomson Cookes Edition

Price: £45.00

Two volumes of the Cooke's editions of famous authors poetical works.Volume I is the poetical works of James Thomson, with volume II being Joseph Addison, Oliver Goldsmith and Thomas Gray's works. Each volume has a short...

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c1795 The Poetical Works of James Thomson With His Last Corrections Additions
c1795 The Poetical Works of James Thomson With His Last Corrections Additions

Price: £49.00

The complete poetical works of James Thomson.Undated, with the engraved dedication, title page and vignette from the 1794 edition. However, this edition lacks the dated engraved leaf with 'Cooke's Pocket Edition of Select British...

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c1796 The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell Pope Illustrated
c1796 The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell Pope Illustrated

Price: £78.00

A collection of poems, songs, hymns, letters and more by the well-known English poet Thomas Parnell. Parnell was a friend and contemporary of both Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift.The collection includes a small section...

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c1797 The Poetical Works of William Collins With The Life of the Author Illustr
c1797  The Poetical Works of William Collins With The Life of the Author Illustr

Price: £38.00

A pocket sized edition of William Collins' and Thomas Tickell's poetry. With one plate to Collins and one plate to Tickell and numerous ornamental head and tail pieces.Undated, dated using Copac.Published by Cooke most likely...

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c1800 Beauties of POETRY Anthology inc GRAY Shenstone
c1800 Beauties of POETRY Anthology inc GRAY Shenstone

Price: £29.99

Leather bound with attractive gilt tooling to spine and marbled paper covered boards. Illustrated with 3 lovely full page engraved plates. Late eighteenth or early nineteenth century anthology of poetry. Includes poems by writers such...

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c1800 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D. Maclise New Edition London
c1800 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D. Maclise New Edition London

Price: £495.00

An exquisite, illustrated edition of Moore's Irish Melodies. Illustrated by D. Maclise. From the Preface: "Whatever merit there may be in interpreting the voice that spoke in my country's music, lending it a vent in verse, and...

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c1800 Sheffield's Poems Forming Part of Cooke's Pocket Edition Illustrated
c1800 Sheffield's Poems Forming Part of Cooke's Pocket Edition Illustrated

Price: £20.00

The poetical works of John Sheffield.With an engraved frontispiece.Published as a part of Cooke's pocket sized series.Comprising of his epistles, elegies, choruses odes, songs, essay on poetry and more.From the antiquarian library...

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c1800 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Cooke's Edition Illustrated
c1800 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Cooke's Edition Illustrated

Price: £22.00

The Cooke's pocket sized edition of Oliver Goldsmith's works.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of Goldsmith and an additional plate.With a life of the author to the start of the text.Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish novelist,...

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c1800 The Poetical Works Of Richard Glover With Life Of Author And Engravings
c1800 The Poetical Works Of Richard Glover With Life Of Author And Engravings

Price: £34.99

An illustrated collection of poems by Glover, embellished with superb engravings' throughout and decorative tail pieces. Cooke's edition With 'The Life of the Author', Richard Glover was an English  poet and politician. With...

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c1801 POETRY Poetical Works of Little THOMAS MOORE
c1801 POETRY Poetical Works of Little THOMAS MOORE

Price: £29.99

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c1814 Mark Akenside The Pleasures of the Imagination Frontispiece
c1814 Mark Akenside The Pleasures of the Imagination Frontispiece

Price: £34.00

A copy of poet Akenside's The Pleasures of the Imagination.Mark Akenside (1721 1770) was an English poet and physician.Illustrated with a frontispiece and several plates.

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c1817 TABLE Talk Other Poems William COWPER Illustrated
c1817 TABLE Talk Other Poems William COWPER Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A beautiful edition of William Cowper's wonderful poems, with notes by Robert Southey. Featuring a portrait vignette frontispiece, a vignette of Cowper's mother, and numerous illustrations in the text by various 'eminent...

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c1820 2Vol Elegant Extracts Instructive Entertaining Passages British Poets
c1820 2Vol Elegant Extracts Instructive Entertaining Passages British Poets

Price: £99.99

Two pocket-sized volumes from this marvellous series of collected pieces of writing.  Volume I (Book I and II) Devotional and Moral. Volume II (Book III and IV) Didactic, Including Fables, Descriptive, Narrative, and Pastoral. Adorned...

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c1825 Irish Melodies Illustrated Melologue by Thomas Moore Pocket Sized
c1825 Irish Melodies Illustrated Melologue by Thomas Moore Pocket Sized

Price: £30.00

A collection of Irish melodies by Thomas Moore.Published in a pocket-sized format.This is a well known collection of Irish melodies by Thomas Moore. With a melologue on national music to the rear.

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c1825 The Beauties of Cowper Poetry Prose Alfred Howard
c1825 The Beauties of Cowper Poetry Prose Alfred Howard

Price: £40.00

A charming edition of 'The Beauties of Cowper' with an illustrated frontispiece. A collection of poetry and prose by the esteemed poet William Cowper, edited by Alfred Howard. William Cowper...

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c1826 Worcester Field by Agnes Strickland Poetry Author's Presentation Copy
c1826 Worcester Field by Agnes Strickland Poetry Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £120.00

An early edition of Agnes Strickland's civil war poetry.  Strickland (17961874) was an English historical writer and poet, Worcester Field was her first poem. She later abandoned poetry and turned her pen to history, writing...

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c1830 The Farmer's Boy Rural Tales Ballads and songs Robert Bloomfield Pocket
c1830 The Farmer's Boy Rural Tales Ballads and songs Robert Bloomfield Pocket

Price: £60.00

An anthology of rural tales, ballads and songs.In a pocket sized form.With an engraved frontispiece and title page.With a short memoir of the author to the preface of this work.This anthology is named after the first poem to this work,...

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c1830 The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Illustrated Romantic Poetry Lakeland
c1830 The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Illustrated Romantic Poetry Lakeland

Price: £69.00

The complete poetical works of Romantic poet Robert Southey. With a portrait frontispiece of Southey.Undated to title page, dated from copac.Southey was an incredibly popular poet in his day, and was one of the Lake Poets. He was Poet...

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c1840 George Crabbe's Poetical Works Pocket Sized with Essay on his Writings
c1840 George Crabbe's Poetical Works Pocket Sized with Essay on his Writings

Price: £24.00

A pocket sized edition of George Crabbe's poetical works.With an essay on Crabbe's 'genius and writings'.Undated, dated from Copac.In a lovely pocket sized format from Charles Daly, allowing ease of travel with this work.George...

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c1840 Poesies de Victor Hugo Odes Ballades Orientales Feuilles D'Automne Chants
c1840 Poesies de Victor Hugo Odes Ballades Orientales Feuilles D'Automne Chants

Price: £49.99

An early edition of the collected poems of Victor Hugo. Includes Odes et Ballades, Les Orientales, Les Feuilles D'Automne, Les Chants du Crepuscule, Les Voix Interieures, and Les Rayons et Les Ombres. With vignette title and numerous...

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c1840 Sons SOIL Sarah Stickney ELLIS Illustrated Poetry
c1840 Sons SOIL Sarah Stickney ELLIS Illustrated Poetry

Price: £34.99

A copy of Ellis' lesser-known poem, dating from the early Victorian period. Featuring numerous engraved vignettes. Sarah Stickney Ellis (17991872) was a Quaker turned Congregationalist, and author of numerous books on women's role...

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c1840 The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Pocket Sized
c1840 The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Pocket Sized

Price: £55.00

The poetical works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.In a charming pocket sized edition.In original red blind stamped binding.With the signature and name stamp of one Arthur Swinbourn of Twickenham to the front pastedown.A scarce edition,...

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c1847 Taith Y Pererin John Bunyan Welsh John Hughes Illustrated Very Scarce
c1847 Taith Y Pererin John Bunyan Welsh John Hughes Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £75.00

A very scarce copy of John Bunyan's allegorical work 'The Pilgrim's Progress', profusely illustrated featuring the work of H. Melville and C. Cruikshank. Very scarce. Undated. Date taken from...

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c1850 9vols The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Melodies Ballads etc.
c1850 9vols The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Melodies Ballads etc.

Price: £290.00

The complete collection of Thomas Moore's poetry.Undated to title pages.Bound to the rear of volume IX is The Summer Fete, A Poem With songs by Thomas Moore, published by Galignani is 1832. No collation available though appears complete.These...

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c1850 A Book for The Corner Anthology Poetry Verse Leigh Hunt Illustrated
c1850 A Book for The Corner Anthology Poetry Verse Leigh Hunt Illustrated

Price: £98.00

Two volumes in one of this comprehensive anthology.Illustrated, with an engraved frontispiece and numerous vignettes.Two volumes in one, as called for.This anthology is a collection of poems and prose by various authors including Pope,...

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c1850 POETRY Ye Ancient BALLAD of CHEVY-CHASE
c1850 POETRY Ye Ancient BALLAD of CHEVY-CHASE

Price: £245.00

A fully-illustrated facsimile edition of a handwritten version of the Chevy-Chase ballad. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Includes appendix, notes, and illustrations by RJ or RT. With frontis and four plates. Dated...

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c1850 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper Life and Critical Notice
c1850 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper Life and Critical Notice

Price: £37.99

A lavishly illustrated poetical anthology from prolific poet William Cowper. "With Life, and Critical Notice of His Writings." Adorned with several beautifully engraved plates, a frontispiece and vignette to the title page. All...

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c1850 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott With Notes and A Life of the Author
c1850 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott With Notes and A Life of the Author

Price: £40.00

The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.With an introductory memoir of the author and copious notes.With an illustrated frontispiece and five illustrated plates.This volume contains many of Scott's poems including his The Lay of the...

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c1851 3Vol The Poems of Felicia Hemans Forest Sanctuary Dramatic Works
c1851 3Vol The Poems of Felicia Hemans Forest Sanctuary Dramatic Works

Price: £60.00

A three volume set of the poems of Felicia Hemans.Dated from copac. Appears to be three of six volumes.Felicia Hemans was an English poet. Her first poems were published in 1808 when she was only fourteen, and it was...

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c1853 Odes et Ballades Les Orientales Victor Hugo Fine Binding French
c1853 Odes et Ballades Les Orientales Victor Hugo Fine Binding French

Price: £45.00

This is an attractive copy of these collected works by Victor Hugo.Printed in French.Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist and dramatist of the Romantic movement and is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers....

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c1854 3vols in 1 The Poems of John Dryden Robert Bell Edited with Memoir
c1854 3vols in 1 The Poems of John Dryden Robert Bell Edited with Memoir

Price: £145.00

Three volumes of John Dryden's poetry, edited with a memoir by Robert Bell. Complete in three volumes, bound as one. Edited, and with a memoir by Robert Bell. John Dryden was an English poet,...

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c1854 The Poetical Works of George Crabbe With Biography Illustrated
c1854 The Poetical Works of George Crabbe With Biography Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A pocket-sized collection of George Crabbe's poetry.With an introductory life of the poet.The work is undated, dated from the preface.Illustrated, with eight plates.George Crabbe was an English poet and clergyman. Stylistically, he...

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c1855 2vols Poetical Works of James Thomson With Memoir Robert Bell
c1855 2vols Poetical Works of James Thomson With Memoir Robert Bell

Price: £38.00

Two volumes of James Thomson's poetical works. With a memoir of the poet to volume I written by Robert Bell, the editor. To volume I there are a variety of poems by Thomson including his Pastorals, his Amanda, Songs in the Masque of...

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c1855 Original Select POEMS Young People Children's
c1855 Original Select POEMS Young People Children's

Price: £49.99

A scarce Victorian collection of children's poetry by Addison, Cowper, Shakespear, Southey, Wordsworth and others. The titlepage has a copperplate ink signature dated 1856. Dated from WorldCat.

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c1858 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D Maclise Hayday Binding Illus Poems
c1858 Moore's Irish Melodies Illustrated by D Maclise Hayday Binding Illus Poems

Price: £270.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of Moore's Irish Melodies.In a handsome Hayday binding.Engraved throughout with illustrations by D Maclise, an Irish history, literary and portrait painter and illustrator.

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c1858 Poetical Works Of George Crabbe New Edition Illustrated With A Life
c1858 Poetical Works Of George Crabbe New Edition Illustrated With A Life

Price: £49.99

The Poetical Works of George Crabbe, illustrated with engravings throughout. With A Life by 'W. R.' A new edition. George Crabbe (1754 - 1832) was an English poet, surgeon, and clergyman. He is best known for his early use of the...

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c1859 The Poetical Works of Lord Byron objectionale pieces excluded engravings
c1859 The Poetical Works of Lord Byron objectionale pieces excluded engravings

Price: £110.00

An abridged collection of poetical works by Lord Byron.With 8 engraved plates. George Gordon Byron was a leading figure in the Romantic movement noted for his controversial lifestyle and anti-heroes.

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c1860 Illustrated POETICAL GIFT BOOK Modern Ballads
c1860 Illustrated POETICAL GIFT BOOK Modern Ballads

Price: £99.99

A wonderful collection of ballads with beautiful early hand-printed colour illustrations in a decorative binding. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Illustrated with Engravings from drawings by J. C. Horsley,...

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c1860 The Pilgrim's Progress and Other Works John Bunyan Memoir George Cheever Illus
c1860 The Pilgrim's Progress and Other Works John Bunyan Memoir George Cheever Illus

Price: £37.00

An illustrated copy of the works of Christian allegorist John Bunyan With 22 of 30 listed plates. This volume also as four plates and a folding facsimile of Bunyan's entry in the Church Book...

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c1860 The Poetical Works and Remains of Henry Kirke White Robert Southey Illus
c1860 The Poetical Works and Remains of Henry Kirke White Robert Southey Illus

Price: £55.00

The poetical works of Henry Kirke White.With a life of Kirke to the introduction by Robert Southey.With an illustrated frontispiece and portrait of White to the title page. Illustrations throughout by Birket Foster.Henry Kirke White...

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c1860 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Complete Edition Frontispiece
c1860 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Complete Edition Frontispiece

Price: £39.99

The complete edition of the poems of William Cowper. With an engraved frontispiece.

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c1865 A Selection from the Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate
c1865 A Selection from the Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate

Price: £80.00

A selection of poems by Victorian Poet Laureate, Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Undated, dated using Copac. Prize bookplate to the recto of front endpaper from Bournemouth Collegiate School for Girls...

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c1865 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith and Scott with Young Goethe and Schiller
c1865 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith and Scott with Young Goethe and Schiller

Price: £160.00

A somewhat eclectic collection of poetry from numerous authors including Walter Scott and Oliver Goldsmith. Containing a story of the life of Robin Hood, interspersed with poems about him from popular culture. Also bound in are works from...

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c1865 The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Illustrated
c1865 The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A collecion of the poetry of Thomas Gray, including The Progress of Poesy, A Long Story, and On The Spring. With illustrations in the text and decorative head and tail pieces. Bookplate of the private library of Charles L. Hawkins...

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c1866 Oliver Goldsmith Poetical Works With Biography Prize Leather Binding
c1866 Oliver Goldsmith Poetical Works With Biography Prize Leather Binding

Price: £40.00

A collection of poems by Oliver Goldsmith, in attractive prize binding. Famed perhaps most for his novel The Vicar Of Wakefield, Goldsmith was also a noted poet, gaining particular acclaim for his work The Traveller.Contains a...

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c1867 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Leather Illustrated
c1867 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Leather Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A selection of the poetical works of the acclaimed poet Sir Walter Scott. A illustrated, leather bound copy of the poetical works of Sir Walter Scott. Signed binding of C Goodman. Previous...

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c1867 Proverbial Philosophy In Four Series Martin F Tupper Poetry
c1867 Proverbial Philosophy In Four Series Martin F Tupper Poetry

Price: £28.00

A collection of Martin F. Tupper's most well-known selection of poetry.With a frontispiece of the author. In 1837 appeared the first series of Proverbial Philosophy, long series of didactic moralisings composed in a lawyer's chambers...

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c1867 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Introduction and Notes Illustrated
c1867 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Introduction and Notes Illustrated

Price: £30.00

The Landsdowne Poets edition of Sir Walter Scott's Poetry. With a portrait frontispiece and an additional eight plates. No date to title page, preface dated 1867. Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He had...

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c1870 Burns Ramsay and the Earlier Poets of Scotland Allan Cunningham C.Mackay
c1870 Burns Ramsay and the Earlier Poets of Scotland Allan Cunningham C.Mackay

Price: £79.99

A charmingly illustrated poetical anthology containing the works of many prolific Scottish poets. Adorned with numerous beautifully engraved plates, a frontispiece, and charming vignette to the title page. Volume one of the original...

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c1870 Hermann and Dorothea GOETHE Illustrated
c1870 Hermann and Dorothea GOETHE Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A beautifully illustrated Goethe's Hermann and Dorothea. Bound in cloth with elaborate gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. With a pictorial nameplate to the front pastedown. Hermann and Dorothea is an epic poem written...

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c1870 Moore's Irish Melodies and Memoir J. F. Waller Illus Leather
c1870 Moore's Irish Melodies and Memoir J. F. Waller Illus Leather

Price: £30.00

A delightful volume of the poetical works of the Irish poet, Thomas Moore, the notable author of the 'The Minstrel boy'. Thomas Moore was a Irish poet and singer, who became best known for...

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c1870 Moore's Irish Melodies Lalla Rookh Songs and Ballads Illustrated
c1870 Moore's Irish Melodies Lalla Rookh Songs and Ballads Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An illustrated collection of the poems of Thomas Moore. Including Lalla Rookh, The Song of Hercules to His Daughter, Merrily Every Bosom Boundeth, and many more. In the early years of his career, Moore's work was largely...

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c1870 Poems by Thomas Hood Mudie Binding Odes Ballads
c1870 Poems by Thomas Hood Mudie Binding Odes Ballads

Price: £150.00

A selection of the odes and ballads of comic author, Thomas Hood.Including an engraved frontispiece, and several plates. Bound by Mudie (binder's ink stamp to front free-endpaper).

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c1870 The Comic Poems of Thomas Hood Illustrated
c1870 The Comic Poems of Thomas Hood Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A collection of the serious poetical works of Thomas Hood. Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 3 May 1845) was a British humorist and poet. Hood wrote humorously on many contemporary issues. One of the most important issues in his time was...

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c1870 The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley One Volume Unannotated Rossetti
c1870 The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley One Volume Unannotated Rossetti

Price: £85.00

The complete poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in an attractive leather binding. Illustrated throughout, with many plates, headpieces and tail pieces by 'The Society of Decorative Art.'...

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c1870 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Illustrated Poetry Lyrics Complete
c1870 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Illustrated Poetry Lyrics Complete

Price: £44.00

The complete poetical works of Robert Burns.With a portrait frontispiece of Burns and numerous vignettes.Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is often dubbed as the national poet of Scotland and his works are celebrated...

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c1870 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Including Introduction and Notes
c1870 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Including Introduction and Notes

Price: £27.00

The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.With a portrait frontispiece of Scott.Published as a part of the 'Chandos Poets' Series from Frederick Warne and Co.Undated, dated using Copac.Illustrated, with several full page illustrations...

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c1870 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Introduction Chandos Bain Binding
c1870 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Introduction Chandos Bain Binding

Price: £27.00

The Chandos Poets edition of Sir Walter Scott's works. With an illustrated frontispiece and an additional twelve full plate illustrations.No date to title page, preface dated 1867. In a signed Bain Binding. Sir Walter Scott was...

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c1872 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore William Michael Rossetti Ed Illustrated
c1872 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore William Michael Rossetti Ed Illustrated

Price: £24.00

The poetical works of Thomas Moore, with a critical memoir by William Rossetti, and illustrations by the talented Thomas Seccombe. A leather bound copy of 'The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore'....

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c1873 Bret Harte The Select Works of Bret Harte Poetry Prose America Short Story
c1873 Bret Harte The Select Works of Bret Harte Poetry Prose America Short Story

Price: £98.00

A hardback copy of The Select Works of Bret Harte.Includes an essay by J. Montesquieu Bellew.With black and white illustrations througout. Bret Harte was an American writer who is perhaps best known today for his tales of the...

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c1874 2vol Facetiae Musarum Deliciae The Muses Recreation Bayntun Binding
c1874 2vol Facetiae Musarum Deliciae The Muses Recreation Bayntun Binding

Price: £395.00

A collection of seventeenth-centuy poetry by Sir John Mennis and James Smith. New edition with additional notes and indexes. With engraved frontispiece and decorative second title page, as well as plates bound to the rear of volume...

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c1874 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Lansdowne Edition Blackett
c1874 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Lansdowne Edition Blackett

Price: £44.00

The Lansdowne collection of poetry by sentimental poet, Thomas Campbell.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece and an additional eight plates.With an introductory memoir of Thomas Campbell. Campbell is best remembered...

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c1874 The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood Reprinted from the Early Eds Chandos
c1874 The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood Reprinted from the Early Eds Chandos

Price: £28.00

A collection of Thomas Hood's poetry. The Chando's poet edition from Frederick Warne and Co.With a prefatory memoir.Thomas Hood was an English poet, author and humourist. He wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum and...

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c1875 Les Heroides Les Pontiques-petits POEMES Publius Ovidius Naso
c1875 Les Heroides Les Pontiques-petits POEMES Publius Ovidius Naso

Price: £54.99

A captivating collection of french poetry in elegiac couplets. Written in the form of letters by famous mythological characters, and addressed to their partners. With predominate focus on the characters emotions at being...

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c1875 The May Queen Illustrated by E V Boyle Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson
c1875 The May Queen Illustrated by E V Boyle Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £45.00

A nicely bound copy of this poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.Published as a part of 'The Choice Series'.Illustrated throughout from drawings by E V Boyle.The May Queen is one of Tennyson's earlier poems and is based around as the...

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c1876 The Harvest of a Quiet Eye. Leisure Thoughts for Busy Lives I R Vernon
c1876 The Harvest of a Quiet Eye. Leisure Thoughts for Busy Lives I R Vernon

Price: £29.99

A text featuring excerpts from well-known poets and including sections on such things as musings in a wood and Musings on the sea shore. Featuring numerous illustrations by Noel HUmphreys, Harrison Weir, Wimperis, Prichett, Miss...

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c1877 Kilton Wood and Other Poems by P Gabbitass Clifton Poetry Advertisements
c1877 Kilton Wood and Other Poems by P Gabbitass Clifton Poetry Advertisements

Price: £120.00

A little book of poetry by Peter Gabbitass. With an illustration of Clifton suspension bridge to title page and interesting advertisements to front and rear.

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c1877 The Poetical Works of John Milton Lansdowne Poets With Notes
c1877 The Poetical Works of John Milton Lansdowne Poets With Notes

Price: £49.99

A collection of the poems of John Milton, including his best-known work, Paradise Lost. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings. With notes and a memoir of Milton's life.

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c1878 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Including Recent Poems Frontispiece Warne
c1878 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Including Recent Poems Frontispiece Warne

Price: £40.00

The complete poetical works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.With a portrait frontispiece of Longfellow and an additional eight plates.With red borders to the page edges and a gilted foredge.Published as a part of the 'Lansdowne...

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c1879 Oeuvres De Sully Prudhomme Poesies 1878-1879 French Scientific Poetry
c1879 Oeuvres De Sully Prudhomme Poesies 1878-1879 French Scientific Poetry

Price: £29.99

A copy of this collection of Prudhomme's poetry, in a fine binding. In French. 'Lucrce: De la nature des choses, 1er livre. La justice'. With a bookbinder's stamp for Burrell to the front free endpaper. Ren Franois Armand (Sully)...

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c1880 2vin1 The Seasons James Thomson Poetical Works of Dr Goldsmith Illustrated
c1880 2vin1 The Seasons James Thomson Poetical Works of Dr Goldsmith Illustrated

Price: £35.00

Two volumes of poetry by two popular eighteenth century poets.Both volumes are bound as one by a prior owner with the gilt stamped title to spine 'Classics Vol 2.With an illustrated title page to each work.The first work is James Thomson's...

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c1880 9vols The Works of Thomas Hood by his son and daughter Illustrated
c1880 9vols The Works of Thomas Hood by his son and daughter Illustrated

Price: £125.00

An illustrated set of The Works of Thomas Hood by his son and daughter. This set contains nine of eleven volumes, and is missing volumes nine and eleven. Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 3 May 1845) was a British humourist...

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c1880 Albion Edition Longfellow Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
c1880 Albion Edition Longfellow Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Price: £28.00

A nicely bound copy of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetical works. The popular 'Albion Edition' from Frederick Warne and Co. Undated, dated using Copac. In a pleasant full calf binding...

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c1880 Gems of National Poetry Albion Edition Anthology Mrs Valentine
c1880 Gems of National Poetry Albion Edition Anthology Mrs Valentine

Price: £55.00

A comprehensive anthology of British poetry collected from the chief National Poets. Comprising of works by Chaucer, Spenser, Southey, Thomas Hood, Thomas Moore, Richard Lovelace, John Milton...

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c1880 Gleanings from the Sacred Poets Poetry Collection Six Engraved Plates
c1880 Gleanings from the Sacred Poets Poetry Collection Six Engraved Plates

Price: £29.99

A collection of poems from a variety of esteemed authors, including Martin Luther, Victor Hugo and Tennyson. Including six engraved plates, collate complete.

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c1880 Les Feuilles D'Automne Victor Hugo Works Poetry Anthology French Language
c1880 Les Feuilles D'Automne Victor Hugo Works Poetry Anthology French Language

Price: £55.00

A collection of Victor Hugo's poetry.In the original French.This work is one of many volumes of poetry written by Victor Hugo. Undated, dated using Copac.This title was published originally as a part of a complete works of Victor Hugo.Victor...

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c1880 Oliver Goldsmith Works Vicar Wakefield Select Poems Comedies John Waller
c1880 Oliver Goldsmith Works Vicar Wakefield Select Poems Comedies John Waller

Price: £45.00

An uncommon, illustrated volume of The Works of Oliver Goldsmith.Including the novel The Vicar of Wakefield and various other poems and comedies, the volume features numerous illustrative plates and vignettes throughout, as well as...

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c1880 Pleasures of Memory Samuel Rogers
c1880 Pleasures of Memory Samuel Rogers

Price: £69.99

A short poem from Samuel Rogers, describing an obscure village and the pleasure found in remembering it. Rogers was in effect a literary dictator in England. He made his reputation by The Pleasures of Memory when William Cowper's...

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c1880 Poetical Works James Thomson With Biographical Notice By Samuel Johnson
c1880 Poetical Works James Thomson With Biographical Notice By Samuel Johnson

Price: £37.99

The Poetical Works of James Thomson with a Biographical Notice by Samuel Johnson to front. Included are The Seasons, his last poem The Castle of Indolence, and other poems. Illustrated with an engraving to frontispiece, vignette...

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c1880 Poetical Works of Henry W Longfellow William Michael Rossetti Memoir
c1880 Poetical Works of Henry W Longfellow William Michael Rossetti Memoir

Price: £24.00

The complete poetical works of fireside poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.With eight illustrated plates from illustrations by Thomas Seccombe.Edited and with a critical memoir by William Michael Rossetti.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was...

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c1880 Poetical Works of Longfellow Ballads Sonnets Songs Illustrated Tree Calf
c1880 Poetical Works of Longfellow Ballads Sonnets Songs Illustrated Tree Calf

Price: £48.00

A smartly bound collection of the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popular poems, illustrated throughout. In a lovely tree calf binding. Including 'The Golden Legend', 'The Song of...

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c1880 Poetical Works of MARK AKENSIDE Leather bnd
c1880 Poetical Works of MARK AKENSIDE Leather bnd

Price: £22.99

Leather bound with marbled boards and fore edge. Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721 June 23, 1770), was an English poet and physician, and is best known for his long didactic poem The Pleasures of the Imagination, which was well received,...

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c1880 Poetical Works of Thomas HOOD Edited by ROSSETTI
c1880 Poetical Works of Thomas HOOD Edited by ROSSETTI

Price: £80.00

A Moxon's Popular Poets First Series edition of The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Thomas Hood, 1799 1845, was a British humorist and poet. After working in a counting house,...

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c1880 Poetical Works Thomas Moore Edited Memoir WM Rossetti Illustrated Seccombe
c1880 Poetical Works Thomas Moore Edited Memoir WM Rossetti Illustrated Seccombe

Price: £39.99

The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore edited with a critical memoir by William Michael Rossetti and illustrated by Thomas Seccombe. From Moxon's Popular Poets series. With decorative colour border to each page of text and numerous...

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c1880 The Diadem A Selection of Poetry Chiefly Modern Pocket Sized Eigth Edition
c1880 The Diadem A Selection of Poetry Chiefly Modern Pocket Sized Eigth Edition

Price: £45.00

A nicely bound poetry collection.With an illustrated frontispiece.The eighth edition of this particular poetry anthology.Undated to title page, dated from Copac.This pocket-sized work comprises of poetry from individuals such as Wordsworth,...

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c1880 The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Lansdowne Poets Illustrated
c1880 The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Lansdowne Poets Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A charmingly illustrated edition of this poetical and theatrical anthology from Oliver Goldsmith. With a the addition of The Vicar of Wakefield Memoir bound to the front. Adorned with several plates, decorative head and tail...

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c1880 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition Notes
c1880 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition Notes

Price: £140.00

A poetical anthology of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's works.With a portrait frontispiece.This work has been reprinted from the revised American Edition and has explanatory notes.The Albion Edition from Frederick Warne and co.In a Riviere...

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c1880 The Poetical Works of James Thomson Illustrated Poetry The Seasons
c1880 The Poetical Works of James Thomson Illustrated Poetry The Seasons

Price: £55.00

The complete poetical works of eighteenth century poet, James Thomson.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of Thomson and eleven further plates.With an introductory memoir on the life of Thomson.James Thomson was a Scottish poet...

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c1880 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Including Recent Poems Lansdowne Poets
c1880 The Poetical Works of Longfellow Including Recent Poems Lansdowne Poets

Price: £60.00

The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.With a frontispiece of Longfellow and an additional eight plates.The 'Lansdowne Poets' edition from Frederick Warne and Co.Bound by Relfe Brothers for St Johns School, Leatherhead with...

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c1880 The Poetical works of Mrs Hemans Lansdowne Poets Edition Illustrated
c1880 The Poetical works of Mrs Hemans Lansdowne Poets Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

The complete poetical works of Mrs Hemans.Illustrated, with six full page plates.With a biographical introduction by the editor.Published as a part of the 'Lansdowne Poets' collection from Frederick Warne and Co.Felicia Hemans...

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c1880 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Corbould Leather Bond
c1880 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Corbould Leather Bond

Price: £33.99

A beautifully illustrated anthology of poetical works from renowned poet, Sir Walter Scott. Featuring several Illustrations by Corbould. Bound in a crushed morocco binding.

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