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1862-63 7vols The Works of Thomas Hood Poetry Prose Edited by His Son With Notes
1862-63 7vols The Works of Thomas Hood Poetry Prose Edited by His Son With Notes

Price: £690.00

The complete works of Thomas Hood.Edited and with notes by his son, Tom Hood the playwright and humourist. Volumes I-VI are published in 1862 with the seventh volume appearing the following year.To these volumes Hood's works are arranged...

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1863 Early English Poems Chaucer to Pope Illustrated First Edition
1863 Early English Poems Chaucer to Pope Illustrated First Edition

Price: £48.00

A scarce first edition copy of 'Early English poems: Chaucer to Pope' copiously illustrated with over one hundred engravings on wood, from drawings by eminent artists. A lovely volume presenting...

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1863 Golden Leaves Poets and Painters Robert Bell Illustrated
1863 Golden Leaves Poets and Painters Robert Bell Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A collection of poems by various British poets, illustrated throughout, and edited by Robert Bell. 'Golden Leaves' is a collection of poems by popular British poets. The work is illustrated...

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1863 Idylls of the King Alfred Tennyson London Scarce Poetry Arthur Fine Binding
1863 Idylls of the King Alfred Tennyson London Scarce Poetry Arthur Fine Binding

Price: £39.00

Part of Tennyson's cycle of twelve narrative poems telling the tales of King Arthur and his court.This work collects the first set of Idylls; Enid, Vivien, Elaine and Guinevere.With gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Armorial...

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1863 Illustrations of the Beauties of Tropical Scenery Robert Dunbar
1863 Illustrations of the Beauties of Tropical Scenery Robert Dunbar

Price: £99.99

A rare poetical anthology comprising of works set within the Caribbean. Featuring a frontispiece depicting Christopher Columbus, engraved by I. J. Hinchliff. Poems include 'A prospect of the Antilles,' and 'Lyrical sketches...

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1863 In Memoriam Tennyson Thirteenth Edition
1863 In Memoriam Tennyson Thirteenth Edition

Price: £98.00

A rather nicely bound copy of Tennyson's In Memoriam.Thirteenth edition.In Memoriam is a requiem for the poet's beloved Cambridge friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who died suddenly of a cerebral haemorrhage in Vienna in 1833....

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1863 Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray Odes Photogravure Plates
1863 Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray Odes Photogravure Plates

Price: £34.99

A bright collection of the poems and letters of Thomas Gray.Illustrated with four photogravure plates, and numerous woodcut head-and-tailpieces. Including his letters to Mr. Walpole, Mr West, his mother, and many others. With Eton...

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1863 Poems in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes Poetry
1863 Poems in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes Poetry

Price: £49.99

 William Barnes (22 February 1801 7 October 1886) was an English writer, poet, minister, and philologist. He wrote over 800 poems, some in Dorset dialect and much other work including a comprehensive...

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1863 Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect William Barnes Second Edition
1863 Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect William Barnes Second Edition

Price: £59.99

A poetical anthology on rural life in Dorset. Written in Dorset dialect. Second edition of the second collection. With the publishers' original catalogue to the rear.

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1863 Poetical work GOLDSMITH COLLINS and WARTON Poetry
1863 Poetical work GOLDSMITH COLLINS and WARTON Poetry

Price: £162.00

A full leather bound volume, with gilt detailing to the spine.  This volume contains information regarding the lives of Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins and Thomas Warton, in addition to their poetical works.  ...

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1863 The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott Westleys Binding Illustrated Edition
1863 The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott Westleys Binding Illustrated Edition

Price: £170.00

A beautifully bound edition of Walter Scott's influential poem.First thus, the first edition of this particular publication of the poem.Illustrated, with fourteen mounted photographs.Collated, complete.The Lady of the Lake is a narrative...

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1863 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton With Lives Calf
1863 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton With Lives Calf

Price: £145.00

A book of the poetry of Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins and Thomas Warton. "With lives, critical dissertations and explanatory notes". With copperplate inscription to front blank, dated 1865.

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1863 The Seasons by James Thomson Illustrated Third Edition P Murdoch Biography
1863 The Seasons by James Thomson Illustrated Third Edition P Murdoch Biography

Price: £50.00

An illustrated edition of James Thomson's famous poem.Engraved with illustrations throughout. With a life of the author by Patrick Murdoch. The Third edition of this work.Illustrations are from several designs by illustrators such...

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1864 2 Vols POEMS of Winthrop Mackworth PRAED First
1864 2 Vols POEMS of Winthrop Mackworth PRAED First

Price: £145.00

The first UK edition of Praed's poetical works in a smart cloth-bound set. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. With a Memoir by the Rev. Derwent Coleridge. With a frontispiece portrait...

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1864 Alfred Tennyson Enoch Arden First Edition Poetry Narrative Shipwreck
1864 Alfred Tennyson Enoch Arden First Edition Poetry Narrative Shipwreck

Price: £170.00

A leatherbound copy of Enoch Arden, etc Alfred Tennyson's 1864 collection of poems.Tennyson (1809 - 1892) became Poet Laureate under Queen Victoria and found fame as one of the most popular English poets, even to this day....

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1864 Maud and Other Poems Alfred Tennyson
1864 Maud and Other Poems Alfred Tennyson

Price: £120.00

A selection of the poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Including Maud, The Princess, and others. A new edition.

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1864 NEWCASTLE FISHERS Garlands Poetry SONGS Anglers
1864 NEWCASTLE FISHERS Garlands Poetry SONGS Anglers

Price: £79.99

Leatherbound volume with burgundy cloth covered boards and marble paper pastedowns. This volume is labelled One of Fifty Copies printed on large paper. The volume contains songs which formed part of the series of publications issued...

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1864 Poems Alfred Tennyson Illustrated New Edition
1864 Poems Alfred Tennyson Illustrated New Edition

Price: £39.99

 A lovely new edition of Poet Laureate Tennyson's Poems with a poem dedicated 'To The Queen' as a preface dated March 1851. Presentation copy by Henry Thompson. The second division of this volume was published in the winter...

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1864 The Poetical Works Of William COWPER Life George Gilfillan
1864 The Poetical Works Of William COWPER Life George Gilfillan

Price: £99.99

A smart and comprehensive Victorian collection of Cowper's works. Two volumes in one. 'With life, critical dissertation, and explanatory notes, by the Rev. George Gilfillan'. With a bookbinder's stamp for S. Hogg to the front...

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1864 Walter Scott The Poetical Works Illustrated Full Calf With Gilt Detailing
1864 Walter Scott The Poetical Works Illustrated Full Calf With Gilt Detailing

Price: £90.00

A mid 19th century edition of Scott's collected poetry, attractively presented in a full calf binding.Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. The first English language author to have a truly...

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1865 Claribel and Other Poems W. J. Linton Illustrated Very Scarce 1st
1865 Claribel and Other Poems W. J. Linton Illustrated Very Scarce 1st

Price: £150.00

The very scarce first edition of the engraver William James Linton's collection of poetry, with his play 'Claribel'. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A collection of poetry...

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1865 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers William Aytoun Joseph Waller Paton Illus
1865 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers William Aytoun Joseph Waller Paton Illus

Price: £95.00

An illustrated collection of poetry by the Scottish poet William Edmonstoune Aytoun, in a smart decorated cloth binding. A collection of poetry by William Edmonstoune Aytoun. 'The Lays of the...

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1865 Poems By Thomas Hood Eighteenth Edition Illustrated Frontis Anthology
1865 Poems By Thomas Hood Eighteenth Edition Illustrated Frontis Anthology

Price: £30.00

A collection of Thomas Hood's poetry.The eighth edition of this work.With a portrait frontispiece of Hood.In a smart morocco binding.Thomas Hood was an English poet and humorist. His best known poems include 'The Bridge of Sighs'...

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1865 The Talk of the Household Poems Marian Richardson Very Scarce
1865 The Talk of the Household Poems Marian Richardson Very Scarce

Price: £115.00

A charming collection of poetry, including 'Women's Duties', 'Kind Words', 'Look on the Sunny Side', and 'The Passing Crowd'. A very scarce edition of this book. 'The Talk of the Household'...

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1866 2vol in1 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Bickers Binding Rev G Gilfillan
1866 2vol in1 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Bickers Binding Rev G Gilfillan

Price: £55.00

A beautifully bound collection of Scottish poet, Robert Burns' works. In a Bickers binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Two volumes bound as one. With a gift inscription...

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1866 2vol Poetical Works Of Samuel Butler
1866 2vol Poetical Works Of Samuel Butler

Price: £29.99

The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler with Life of Samuel Butler by the Rev. John Mitford to front, followed by Appendix. The Aldine Edition, small paper copy. Samuel Butler (c1613 - 1680) was a poet and satirist. He is remembered...

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1866 2Vols The Works of Robert Burns Professor Wilson Illustrated Plates Engravings
1866 2Vols The Works of Robert Burns Professor Wilson Illustrated Plates Engravings

Price: £95.00

An attractive two volume illustrated set of the works of Robert Burns Complete in two volumes With 73 plates including engraved title pages, as well as numerous notes, annotations and appendices....

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1866 CHANSONS Rues des Bois VICTOR HUGO First Paris
1866 CHANSONS Rues des Bois VICTOR HUGO First Paris

Price: £275.00

The first Parisian edition of Les Chansons des Rues et des Bois, from Victor Hugo, in a decorative calf binding. Whilst the Brussel's edition is stated 1865, it seems the Paris edition was published simultaneously....

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1866 Divine and Moral Songs For Children Isaac Watts Illustrated
1866 Divine and Moral Songs For Children Isaac Watts Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A charmingly illustrated work of children poetry, design to pass on and enforce Christian teachings of divinity and morality. Very scarce in this edition. An educational volume, featuring...

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1866 Francis Alexander Mackay Poems, Pastorals, And Songs In Decorative Binding
1866 Francis Alexander Mackay Poems, Pastorals, And Songs In Decorative Binding

Price: £70.00

A scarce collection of religious verse by Francis Alexander Mackay.With a selection of the author's work, the volume makes for an interesting set of examples into Nineteeth Century religous poetry and songs.

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1866 Pigot Life Of Man Symbolised By The Months Of The Year John Leighton First
1866 Pigot Life Of Man Symbolised By The Months Of The Year John Leighton First

Price: £285.00

The Life of Man Symbolised by the Months of the Year in a Series of Illustrations and Pourtrayed in their Seasons and Phases with Passages Selected from Ancient and Modern Authors. Selected by Richard Pigot and illustrated by...

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1866 POETRY Miscellaneous POEMS by E DAVIDSON First
1866 POETRY Miscellaneous POEMS by E DAVIDSON First

Price: £145.00

A near fine, scarce First Edition of Davidson's Poems. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Includes The Gossip, The Two Babylons, The Brotherhood of Man, Satan's Soliloquy, and Jesus Died for Me.

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1866 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated
1866 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A leather bound copy of 'The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott' with illustrations A leather bound copy of 'The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Bart' with illustration by J M W Turner. This...

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1866 The Poets of the Nineteenth Century Robert Willmott Brothers Dalziel
1866 The Poets of the Nineteenth Century Robert Willmott Brothers Dalziel

Price: £85.00

A collection of poetry from eminent nineteenth century poets, including Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, and Alfred Tennyson. This selection of nineteenth century poetry includes; 'March of Cambyses'...

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1866 The Princess a Medley Alfred Tennyson Illustrated Brothers Dalziel
1866 The Princess a Medley Alfred Tennyson Illustrated Brothers Dalziel

Price: £24.99

A beautifully illustrated copy of Tennyson's lyrical work "The Princess". Illustrated throughout with twenty-six illustrations engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel, Green, Thomas, and E. Williams, from drawings by Daniel Maclise....

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1866 The Tees in the Olden Time Anonymous Private Circulation
1866 The Tees in the Olden Time Anonymous Private Circulation

Price: £140.00

A very scarce work with an inscription by the work's anonymous editor, privately printed and with illustrated with three vignettes. A scarce worked printed for private circulation. Anonymously...

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1867 A Song of Italy Algernon Charles SWINBURNE
1867 A Song of Italy Algernon Charles SWINBURNE

Price: £119.99

A bright and clean first edition of A Song of Italy by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering. First Edition. Algernon Charles Swinburne, 18371909, was an English poet, controversial in his own day....

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1867 Alfred Lord Tennyson In Memoriam Poetry Bickers Binding Arthur Henry Hallam
1867 Alfred Lord Tennyson In Memoriam Poetry Bickers Binding Arthur Henry Hallam

Price: £40.00

An attractively bound copy of this famous poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.In a Bickers binding.A requiem for Tennyson's friend Arthur Henry Hallam who died suddenly in 1833 of a cerebral hemorrhage. Widely considered one of the best poems...

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1867 Bishop Percys Folio Manuscript Loose and Humorous Songs J Hales F Furnivall
1867 Bishop Percys Folio Manuscript Loose and Humorous Songs J Hales F Furnivall

Price: £170.00

A nicely bound collection of the 'Loose and Humorous Poems' from Percy's Folio Manuscript. Edited by John W Hales and Frederick J Furnivall. This manuscript was used by Thomas Percy to compile his 'Reliques of Ancient...

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1867 Elaine by Tennyson Gustave Dore Illustrations
1867 Elaine by Tennyson Gustave Dore Illustrations

Price: £200.00

A very large edition of Tennyson's classic poem, Elaine, which has been lavishly illustrated with pictures from Gustav Dore.Elephant folio. Containing all nine engraved plates. This Arthurian poem was influenced by the stories of Elaine...

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1867 Enoch Arden Etc by Alfred TENNYSON Poetry
1867 Enoch Arden Etc by Alfred TENNYSON Poetry

Price: £79.99

A pleasing collection of poetry by Tennyson, published while he was Poet Laureate. Featuring "Enoch Arden", followed by a selection of further works, including "Aylmer's Fields", Tithonus" and "In the Valley of Cauteretz". In a...

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1867 Frederick Locker Lyra Elegantarium First Edition Poetry Verse Anthology
1867 Frederick Locker Lyra Elegantarium First Edition Poetry Verse Anthology

Price: £35.00

A copy of Lyra Elegantiarum, a collection of popular verse. Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821-1895) was a poet, a bibliophile and man of letters. He published three works during his lifetime though these warrented enough merit to carry...

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1867 Jean Ingelow Poems Illustrated Dalziel Riviere Binding
1867 Jean Ingelow Poems Illustrated Dalziel Riviere Binding

Price: £75.00

The poetical work of Jean Ingelow, profusely illustrated throughout by numerous talented artist. In a attractive Riviere binding, with binders stamp to the reverse of front endpaper. Jean...

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1867 Oeuvres de Alfred de Mussett Ornees de Desins de M Bida Illustrated Works
1867 Oeuvres de Alfred de Mussett Ornees de Desins de M Bida Illustrated Works

Price: £35.00

The works of poet, dramatist and novelist Alfred de Musset.In original French. Illustrated, with 28 plates.  Musset was born in Paris from an upper-class but poor family. From a young age he had a fondnes of acting impromptu...

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1867 Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray Odes Vignettes
1867 Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray Odes Vignettes

Price: £69.99

A bright collection of the poems and letters of Thomas Gray.Illustrated with three photogravure plates, and numeros woodcut head-and-tailpieces. Including his letters to Mr. Walpole, Mr West, his mother, and many others. It is believed...

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1867 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Illustrated
1867 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Illustrated

Price: £89.99

A collection of the poems of Thomas Gray, including his best-known work, Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard.With an Etonian prize dedication page to the front. Illustrated throughout with four tinted plates.Bound by Riviere (binder's...

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1867 Poems of Edward Edwin Foot Published by Author Signed Scarce
1867 Poems of Edward Edwin Foot Published by Author Signed Scarce

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of Foot's poems; published by Foot himself, and printed by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. With an ink copperplate dedication by Foot: dedicated to a Mr. Tonkin on 21st Jan 1870. 

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1867 Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated John Gilbert
1867 Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated John Gilbert

Price: £35.00

A charming 'complete edition' 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...

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1867 Thomas Gray Poems Letters Rivere Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
1867 Thomas Gray Poems Letters Rivere Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Price: £670.00

An attractive copy of Thomas Gray's letters and poems, in a delightful full calf Rivere binding. This particular copy is in excellent

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1867 Vivien Alfred Tennyson Gustave Dore Plates Illustrated Poetry Art
1867 Vivien Alfred Tennyson Gustave Dore Plates Illustrated Poetry Art

Price: £440.00

This work collects Alfred Tennyson's poem about the seduction of Merlin by Vivien and his eventual betrayal and imprisonment by her.One of a series of poems by Tennyson, based on the legend of King Arthur and his court. In this work,...

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1868 6vols The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Tuckett Binding Binder to Queen
1868 6vols The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Tuckett Binding Binder to Queen

Price: £660.00

Robert Browning's poetical works.Complete in six volumes.In beautiful uniform morocco bindings by Charles Tuckett, binder to the Queen.Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright. He is best remembered for his dramatic...

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1868 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W E Aytoun Bickers Binding
1868 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W E Aytoun Bickers Binding

Price: £160.00

A collection of the poems of William Edmondstoune Aytoun, including his best-known work of verse, Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers. Twentieth edition. Bound by Bickers (binder's ink stamp to front endpaper).

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1868 Lays of The Scottish Cavaliers And Other Poems William Edmondstoune Aytoun
1868 Lays of The Scottish Cavaliers And Other Poems William Edmondstoune Aytoun

Price: £65.00

A collection of William Edmonstoune Aytoun's poetry The twentieth edition of this work. Aytoun is best known for the titular poem. This poem is the basis for his reputation as a poet. William...

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1868 Original Poems Illustrated Childrens Poetry Various Authors Original Cloth
1868 Original Poems Illustrated Childrens Poetry Various Authors Original Cloth

Price: £75.00

A collection of poems aimed at children.Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and ornaments. No author is stated to title page. However, V & A Libraries' copy on Copac attributes authorship to Jane...

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1868 Poems Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Prize Binding Rivingtons
1868 Poems Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Prize Binding Rivingtons

Price: £35.00

A lovely copy of the poems of Alfred Tennyson, in a handsome prize binding. Nineteenth Edition. Prize bound with the crest of 'Christ's Hospital' to the front board. There is also a prize...

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1868 Poems Felicia Hemans Complete Edition Elusium Arabella Stuart The Departed
1868 Poems Felicia Hemans Complete Edition Elusium Arabella Stuart The Departed

Price: £50.00

A nicely bound copy of Felicia Hemans' poetry.A vast collection of short lyrics by Hemans, in one volume.Felicia Dorothea Hemans was an English poet. One of her best known poems is Casabianca. This work depicts Captain Louis de Casabianca...

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1868 SPANISH GYPSY POEM George ELIOT Mary Anne EVANS first edition
1868 SPANISH GYPSY POEM George ELIOT Mary Anne EVANS first edition

Price: £295.00

A beautiful first edition copy of George Eliot's poem The Spanish Gypsy. Better known by her pen name George Eliot, Mary Anne (Mary Ann, Marian) Evans (November 1819 December 1880) was an English novelist, journalist and translator,...

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1868 The Earthly Paradise by William MORRIS First US Ed
1868 The Earthly Paradise by William MORRIS First US Ed

Price: £125.00

The first American edition of arguably Morris' most famous work, The Earthly Paradise. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. From the Third London Edition. With the bookplate...

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1868 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson
1868 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson

Price: £40.00

A comic narrative poem by the former Poet Laureate Alfred Tennyson, about a heroic princess who joins a women's university where men are forbidden to enter. Tennyson's comical poem about a Princess...

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1868-70 4Vol Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson Idylls of the King Maud
1868-70 4Vol Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson Idylls of the King Maud

Price: £80.00

A four volume selection of works by Tennyson.Volumes are:MaudPoemsIdylls of the KingIn MemoriamAlfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of the reign of Queen Victoria. Tennyson is one of the most famous...

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1869 Birket Foster Christmas with the Poets Tinted Illustrations
1869 Birket Foster Christmas with the Poets Tinted Illustrations

Price: £65.00

A collection of festive carols and poems from numerous authors. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and tinted vignettes by Birket Foster.With contributions by George Wither, Shakespeare, Thomas Tusser, William Thackeray and many...

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1869 Cautley Three Fountains A Faery Epic Of Euboea Other Verses Scarce First
1869 Cautley Three Fountains A Faery Epic Of Euboea Other Verses Scarce First

Price: £395.00

A very scarce copy of The Three Fountains: A Faery Epic of Euboea With Other Verse by George Spencer Cautley (1807 - 1880). First edition. A collection of poetry including: The Three Fountains, Ruined Greek Temple, Song of Woman...

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1869 Poems by George Francis Armstrong Scarce Full Cloth Binding
1869 Poems by George Francis Armstrong Scarce Full Cloth Binding

Price: £40.00

A scarce small volume featuring the poetical works of George Francis Armstrong Scarce. This charming volume features the poetical work of the writer, George Francis Armstrong. Poems featured...

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1869 Poems of EMMA C EMBURY Scarce FIRST Presentation copy
1869 Poems of EMMA C EMBURY Scarce FIRST Presentation copy

Price: £675.00

A scarce first edition of this handsome collection of the poetry of Emma C. Embury. Author's presentation copy: "Mrs. Williams, with compliments of Mrs E. Embury. Christmas 1869". Emma Catherine Embury (February 25, 1806 February...

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1869 Puck on Pegasus H Cholmondeley-Pennell Sixth Edition Illustrated Poetry Tenniel Leech Phiz
1869 Puck on Pegasus H Cholmondeley-Pennell Sixth Edition Illustrated Poetry Tenniel Leech Phiz

Price: £20.00

A collection of poetry by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell. Illustrated throughout with drawings by many notable Victorian illustrators. Bound by W Bone and Son, with binder's label to rear pastedown....

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1869 Q. Horatii Flacci Opera Illustatred By King Revisions Introduction By Munro
1869 Q. Horatii Flacci Opera Illustatred By King Revisions Introduction By Munro

Price: £64.99

A scarce collection of Horace, with cameo illustrations from antique gems by C. W. King and the text revised with an introduction by H. A. J. Munro. First edition thus. In Latin, with an introduction and a description of the...

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1869 Scarce The Poets of the Nineteenth Century Smith Byron Coleridge
1869 Scarce The Poets of the Nineteenth Century Smith Byron Coleridge

Price: £340.00

A scarce collection of poems from influential writers of the 1800s. Including poems from Samuel Coleridge, Dante G. Rossetti, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and William Morris. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and forty-five...

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1869 Selections From Less Known Latin Poets Pinder First Edition Scarce
1869 Selections From Less Known Latin Poets Pinder First Edition Scarce

Price: £50.00

A scarce first edition copy of North Pinder's selection of poetry from the 'Less Known Latin Poets'. This text includes selections from a wide range of Latin poets, with a brief accompanying...

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1869 The Poetical Works of Eliza Cook Complete Edition Leather
1869 The Poetical Works of Eliza Cook Complete Edition Leather

Price: £65.00

An attractively bound copy of the poetical works of Eliza Cook, a favourite poet of the working-classes during the Victorian era. The complete edition. Eliza Cook, born in 1818, was a poet...

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1869 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Bart Complete In One Volume
1869 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Bart Complete In One Volume

Price: £29.99

This is a lovely edition of this collection of poetical works by Sir Walter Scott.Complete in one volume.Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet, popular throughout much of the world in the 19th century....

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1869 The Select Works of John Bunyan George Cheever James Montgomery Illus
1869 The Select Works of John Bunyan George Cheever James Montgomery Illus

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of John Bunyan's works, featuring his famed allegory, 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. In a sumptuously tooled morocco binding. Illustrated, with a frontispiece and...

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1869 Victoria Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Morocco Binding
1869 Victoria Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Morocco Binding

Price: £28.00

Thomas Ingoldsby's 'Victoria Ingoldsby' part of the infamous Ingoldsby Legends canon. The Pocket Edition of Thomas Ingoldsby's novel 'Victoria Ingoldsby'. Richard Harris Barham, or as he was...

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1870 Byron's Poetical Works Notes Poetry Illustrations Notes Scott Wilson
1870 Byron's Poetical Works Notes Poetry Illustrations Notes Scott Wilson

Price: £65.00

An illustrated edition of the works of Lord Byron, with additional notes from Sir Walter Scott and William Gifford, amongst others.  

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1870 George Cruikshank The Loving Ballad Of Lord Bateman Scarce Early Edition
1870 George Cruikshank The Loving Ballad Of Lord Bateman Scarce Early Edition

Price: £59.99

A very scarce early edition of The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman illustrated with eleven plates by George Cruikshank which was first published in 1839. With a further plate of music and notes to rear. George Cruikshank (1792 -...

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1870 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers Poems William Edmonstoune Aytoun Illustrated
1870 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers Poems William Edmonstoune Aytoun Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A fascinating anthology of poetry which was first published in Blackwood's Magazine.In a prize binding from Richmond School, Yorkshire.With numerous illustrations throughout by Sir Joseph Noel Paton and Waller H Paton. The Paton brothers...

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1870 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers William Aytoun Illustrated Poems
1870 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers William Aytoun Illustrated Poems

Price: £340.00

An anothology of poetry first published in Blackwood's Magazine, written by William Edmondstoune Aytoun. Illustrated throughout by Sir Joseph Noel Paton and Waller H. Paton. Some of the titles included are The Heart of thr...

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1870 Life Death JASON Poem William MORRIS
1870 Life Death JASON Poem William MORRIS

Price: £29.99

A copy of Morris's nineteenth-century poem. Fifth Edition. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear. With a bookbinder's stamp for Burn and Co. to the rear pastedown. Featuring a tissue-guarded illustrated titlepage.

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1870 Margaret of Anjou Poem John Huntley Skrine Very Scarce Newdigate Prize
1870 Margaret of Anjou Poem John Huntley Skrine Very Scarce Newdigate Prize

Price: £395.00

A very scarce copy of this poem about Margaret of Anjou which won the Newdigate Prize in 1870, written by John Huntley Skrine. A very scarce work, with only two copies on Copac, held at Oxford...

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1870 Miscellaneous Poems By John Keble Scarce Bickers Binding
1870 Miscellaneous Poems By John Keble Scarce Bickers Binding

Price: £59.99

A scarce copy of this collection of poetry from the Reverend John Keble. Third edition. In a Bickers and Son binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper).

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1870 Miscellaneous Poems J Keble Third Edition Calf Binding Gilted Edges
1870 Miscellaneous Poems J Keble Third Edition Calf Binding Gilted Edges

Price: £30.00

A collection of poems from Reverend John Keble. The third edition, with the preface to the first edition.John Keble was an English churchman and poet. He was one of the leaders in the Oxford movement and Keble College, Oxford...

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1870 Ralph Clifford a Poem Long Tom Anonymous Very Scarce
1870 Ralph Clifford a Poem Long Tom Anonymous Very Scarce

Price: £175.00

A very scarce copy of this nautical themed poem by an anonymous author, here using 'Long Tom' as a pseudonym. A very scarce work. 'Ralph Clifford' is a nautical themed adventure poem, written...

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1870 REHEARSALS by John Leicester WARREN FIRST Edition
1870 REHEARSALS by John Leicester WARREN  FIRST Edition

Price: £119.99

The scarce presumed first edition of John Leicester Warren's collection of poetry, Rehearsals. With a great provenance, being direct from the library at Newton Hall, Northumberland, with the armorial bookplate of S. F. Widdrington...

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1870 The Comic Poems of Thomas Hood New Edition
1870 The Comic Poems of Thomas Hood New Edition

Price: £27.00

A leather-bound collection of the poetry of Thomas Hood. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1870 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Translation
1870 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Translation

Price: £900.00

The complete three volumes of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.Translated from the original Italian into English by famous poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.This translation took Longfellow several years and he invited friends to weekly...

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1870 The Poetical Works of George Herbert J Nichol Charles Cowden Clarke
1870 The Poetical Works of George Herbert J Nichol Charles Cowden Clarke

Price: £27.00

An interestingly bound pocket sized book of Herbert's poetry.With a memoir of the poet's life to the start by J Nichol.In a signed, blind stamped decorative binding by a binder from Leamington. Binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper.With...

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1870 The Poetical Works of William Falconer William Falconer J.B Hawes Binding
1870 The Poetical Works of William Falconer William Falconer J.B Hawes Binding

Price: £48.00

A collection of poetry by Scottish poet William Falconer.With a biographical introduction.Falconer's ability to describe storm-tossed vessels in his poem The Shipwreck came from his experience as a sailor. He was one of the three survivors...

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1870 The Poetry of the Period Alfred Austin Tennyson Arnold Morris
1870 The Poetry of the Period Alfred Austin Tennyson Arnold Morris

Price: £110.00

A critique of many of the most popular poets from Alfred Austin, including Tennyson, Swinburne, Arnold and many others. In a Bickers binding (binder's ink stamp to front endpaper).

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1871 4vols The Earthly Paradise a Poem William Morris Illustrated Fifth Edition
1871 4vols The Earthly Paradise a Poem William Morris Illustrated Fifth Edition

Price: £350.00

An epic poem written by William Morris.The Earthly Paradise is a retelling of various myths and legends from Greece and Scandinavia.Morris began writing he poem in 1868 and finished it in 1870. With woodcuts to the title page...

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1871 LADY of the LAKE Sir Walter SCOTT Birket Gilbert
1871 LADY of the LAKE Sir Walter SCOTT Birket Gilbert

Price: £180.00

  An interesting contribution to the oeuvre of Sir Walter Scott, not just with engravings by Birket Foster and Gilbert, but added photographs from the inspiring Trossachs region. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering...

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1871 Lirici del Secolo XVIII A Cura Di G. Carducci Savioli A. Paradisi Cerretti
1871 Lirici del Secolo XVIII A Cura Di G. Carducci Savioli A. Paradisi Cerretti

Price: £99.99

A charming copy of this eighteenth century Italian poetical anthology. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy....

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1871 Memory's Pictures Marsh First Edition Scarce
1871 Memory's Pictures Marsh First Edition Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce, first edition copy of 'Memory's Pictures'. Featuring a contemporary ink inscription to the half title page: 'To Annie a present from Mrs. Cashmaw on her fourteenth birthday.' A charming...

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1871 Poems Bret Harte First edition
1871 Poems Bret Harte First edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of this intriguing poetical work by the American author Francis Bret Harte. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering.

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1871 Robert Browning Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau Saviour of Society 1st Ed.
1871 Robert Browning Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau Saviour of Society 1st Ed.

Price: £20.00

A first edition Robert Browning's long poem on the French Emperor Napoleon III.The poem was originally written in the early 1860s. However, the author appears to have abandoned it while he worked on Dramatis Personae and The Ring and...

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1872 2vols The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Centenary Edition Illustrated
1872 2vols The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Centenary Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.Complete in two volumes.With an engraved title page per volume and a vignette title page to each volume.The Centenary Edition of Sir Walter Scott's poems published by Adam and Charles Black.With...

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1872 Aurora Leigh Copyright Edition Tauchnitz Edition Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1872 Aurora Leigh Copyright Edition Tauchnitz Edition Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Price: £27.00

A lovely copy of this epic novel/poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. A Tauchnitz Edition. This book is from the Tauchnitz 'Collection of British Authors' which started in 1842 and continued...

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1872 Francis Turner Palgrave The Golden Treasury Full Morocco
1872 Francis Turner Palgrave The Golden Treasury Full Morocco

Price: £55.00

The original four books of Francis Turner Palgrave's popular anthology of English poetry.  Palgrave was a fellow at Exeter College, Oxford. He excluded all living poets from his Treasury, but included those such as Wordsworth,...

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1872 Gareth and Lynette Alfred Lord TENNYSON FIRST Ed
1872 Gareth and Lynette Alfred Lord TENNYSON FIRST Ed

Price: £79.99

The first edition of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's idylls Gareth and Lynette. Bound in the publishers original green cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped border decoration. Includes 10pp adverts for Strahan & Co. to the...

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1872 Gareth Lynette Alfred TENNYSON
1872 Gareth Lynette Alfred TENNYSON

Price: £59.99

A first edition of Tennyson's classic Arthurian poem. First Edition. Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (18091892) which retells the...

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1872 Nuova Italia or Tours and Retours through France-Sicily Nomentino
1872 Nuova Italia or Tours and Retours through France-Sicily Nomentino

Price: £99.99

A scarce travel work written in verse. Written under the pseudonym "Nomentino" for John M'cosh, author of "Advice to Officers in India", "Topography of Assam" and "The Wreck of the Lady Munroe". Bound by Edmonds and Remnants. ...

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1872 Poems by Thomas Hood Illustrated by Birket Foster Autumn Haunted House
1872 Poems by Thomas Hood Illustrated by Birket Foster Autumn Haunted House

Price: £79.99

An attractively-illustrated collection of the poetry of Thomas Hood. Illustrated throughout with twenty-one engraved plates. Including The Flower, Autumn, Hero and Leander and many others. Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 3 May 1845) was...

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1872 Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott Portrait Illustrated Fold Out Manuscript
1872 Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott Portrait Illustrated Fold Out Manuscript

Price: £24.99

An illustrated edition of Scott's poetical works, with an author's portrait to frontispiece and a fold-out facsimile from the manuscript of Marmion. With a two colour decorative title page and a border to each page. With a large...

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1872 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Sedgfield Illustrated
1872 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Sedgfield Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A smartly bound copy of Walter Scott's narrative poem 'The Lay of the Last Minstrel', illustrated throughout by photographs by Russell Sedgfield. 'The Lay of the Last Minstrel' is a long narrative...

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1872 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson Womens Education Poem
1872 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson Womens Education Poem

Price: £95.00

A lovely copy of this poem by Tennyson. 'The Princess' is a serio-comic blank verse narrative poem. The work tells the story of a heroic princess who forswears the world of men and founds a...

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1872-74 2vols Orlig Grange Borland Hall Poems Maclehose Bound Charles Tennant
1872-74 2vols Orlig Grange Borland Hall Poems Maclehose Bound Charles Tennant

Price: £490.00

Two beautifully bound volumes of poetry by Hermann Kunst.Hermann Kunst is a pseudonym for Walter Charles Smith, a hymnist, poet and minister of the Free Church of Scotland. He gained quite the reputation as...

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1872-84 2Vol The Poetical Works of Robert Browning 4 Vol Bound in 2
1872-84 2Vol The Poetical Works of Robert Browning 4 Vol Bound in 2

Price: £150.00

A collection of poetical works by Robert Browning. Four volumes bound in two.Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright famous for his broad collection of poetry and dramatic monologues. He was married to the...

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1873 Poems Dante Gabriel Rossetti Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors
1873 Poems Dante Gabriel Rossetti Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors

Price: £90.00

A collection of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's poems. This book is from the Tauchnitz 'Collection of British Authors' which started in 1842 and continued for almost a century. The collection eventually...

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1873 Robert BROWNING Red Cotton Night-Cap Country
1873 Robert BROWNING Red Cotton Night-Cap Country

Price: £29.99

A well-preserved volume from that foremost of Victorian poets.In this edition, Browning presents his poem concerning sexual intrigue, religious obsession, and extreme violence on the streets of Paris and Normandy.Sordid and written...

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1873 Theophile Gautier Poesies Poems French Limited Edition Portrait Uzanne
1873 Theophile Gautier Poesies Poems French Limited Edition Portrait Uzanne

Price: £300.00

A limited edition of poetry by Theophile Gautier.One of 150 copies printed on Hollande paper.Louis Octave Uzanne known as Octave Uzanne, was a 19th-century French bibliophile, non-fiction writer, publisher and journalist.Pierre Jules...

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1874 6Vol The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott in Slipcase Marmion Scarce
1874 6Vol The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott in Slipcase Marmion Scarce

Price: £175.00

A six volume set of the poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.Scarce in slipcase.Complete in six volumes.Each volume with illustrated frontispiece.Contains I. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. II. Marmion. III. The Lady of the Lake. IV. Rokeby....

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1874 Poems And Letters Of Thomas Gray Illustrations Eton Present Riviere Binding
1874 Poems And Letters Of Thomas Gray Illustrations Eton Present Riviere Binding

Price: £125.00

A Riviere bound edition of Gray's poems and letters with monochrome tipped-in illustrations. With a portrait to frontispiece, a decorative title page, decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. With a biographical introduction...

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1874 Poems And Letters Of Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Portrait And Illustrations
1874 Poems And Letters Of Thomas Gray Riviere Binding Portrait And Illustrations

Price: £185.00

A Riviere bound edition of Gray's poems and letters with monochrome tipped-in illustrations. With a black and white portrait tipped-in to frontispiece, a decorative title page, decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. With...

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1874 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Original Photographs Signed Riviere Binding
1874 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Original Photographs Signed Riviere Binding

Price: £130.00

A poetical anthology from Thomas Gray, nicely bound in a full calf Riviere signed binding. Featuring the original four tipped-in photographs. Including a frontispiece portrait of the author and three architectural...

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1874 Poetical Reader For School And Home Use Edit By John Charles Curtis Scarce
1874 Poetical Reader For School And Home Use Edit By John Charles Curtis Scarce

Price: £49.99

A scarce collection of poetry intended for school and home use to make poetry accessible to those whose curriculum did not already include the study of poetry. Fourteenth edition. Edited by John Charles Curtis. Included...

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1874 Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott Engravings After Turner Notes Lockhart
1874 Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott Engravings After Turner Notes Lockhart

Price: £69.99

An illustrated collection of The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott with numerous engravings on steel after J. M. W. Turner. With all his introductions, notes, various readings and with notes by J. G. Lockhart. With a portrait of...

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1874 The Bells of Botteville Tower and Other Poems Frederick George Lee
1874 The Bells of Botteville Tower and Other Poems Frederick George Lee

Price: £140.00

An extremely scarce collection of poetry by Frederick George Lee.Illustrated throughout, with several full page plates and an illustrated title page.Frederick Lee was a priest of the Church of England, author and founder...

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1874 The Legend of Jubal and Other Poems George Eliot Author's Edition
1874 The Legend of Jubal and Other Poems George Eliot Author's Edition

Price: £44.99

A collection of poetry and plays from George Eliot, including The Legend of Jubal. Author's edition (first US edition). Also including Armgart, Agatha, Brother and Sister and others.

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1874 The Poetical Works of John Dryden W D Christie Editor
1874 The Poetical Works of John Dryden W D Christie Editor

Price: £48.00

The Globe edition of John Dryden's poetical works. Edited by British diplomat, politician and man of letters, William Dougal Christie. Christie wrote several political works over his time including a work advocating...

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1874 The Works of James THOMSON with the life of the author Murdoch First
1874 The Works of James THOMSON with the life of the author Murdoch First

Price: £29.99

A rythmical anthology compiled of works from poet James Thomson. With numerous illustrations throughout depicting the themes of Thomson's work, featuring a frontispiece of James Thomson. To which is Prefixed "The Life of the...

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1875 2 Vols POEMS by Owen MEREDITH Bulwer Lytton
1875 2 Vols POEMS by Owen MEREDITH Bulwer Lytton

Price: £107.99

An American edition of the poems of the first earl of Lytton in a decorative binding. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. With the bookplate of Elizabeth Sherman Cameron to...

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1875 Guido and Lita A Tale of the Riviera Marquis of Lorne Illustrated
1875 Guido and Lita A Tale of the Riviera Marquis of Lorne Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A Victorian poem, set on the Riviera, from the Marquis of Lorne.Third edition. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1875 Lyra Germanica Hymns Translated from German Catherine Winkworth New Edition
1875 Lyra Germanica Hymns Translated from German Catherine Winkworth New Edition

Price: £25.00

A lovely translation of German hymns. A new edition of this work. Bound in a lovely tooled morocco, with geometric designs to the boards. Translated by Catherine Winkworth and selected...

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1875 Octave Uzanne Guirlande Julie French Illustrated Poetry Anthology Madrigal
1875 Octave Uzanne Guirlande Julie French Illustrated Poetry Anthology Madrigal

Price: £125.00

An uncommon limited edition of this anthology of French madrigals.Printed on a limited to five-hundred run of Hollande paper, this volume was originally compiled by Charles de Sainte Maure, marquis de Montausier, as a gift to Julie...

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1875 Queen Mary A Drama Alfred, Lord Tennyson First Edition Poem Morocco Binding
1875 Queen Mary A Drama Alfred, Lord Tennyson First Edition Poem Morocco Binding

Price: £100.00

The first edition of this poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Bound without the publisher's advertisements. This is the first edition of this poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, one of the greatest poets...

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1875 The Gaberlunzie's Wallet by James Ballantine Illustrated
1875 The Gaberlunzie's Wallet by James Ballantine Illustrated

Price: £29.99

Stories and poetry of Scotland featuring illustrations and much emphasis on beautiful Scottish scenery, including short stories such as "The Fiddlers Tale". Featuring monochrome illustration throughout by Alex A. Ritchie. From...

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1876 Alexandre Guillemin Jeanne D'Arc Illus M Pauquet French Poetry Fine Binding
1876 Alexandre Guillemin Jeanne D'Arc Illus M Pauquet French Poetry Fine Binding

Price: £70.00

An attractive and scarce edition of Alexandre Guillemin's collection of poetry on Joan of Arc.With twelve plates by M Pauquet.Joan of Arc is considered a heroine of France and a Catholic saint. Born to a peasant family in the fifteenth...

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1876 Enoch Arden Etc Poetry Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Aylmers Field Tithonus
1876 Enoch Arden Etc Poetry Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Aylmers Field Tithonus

Price: £55.00

A selection of Alfred Tennyson's poems.This anthology begins with the titular verse and also contains a further fifteen poems such as 'Tithonus', 'The Voyage', 'The Flower', 'The Ringlet' and 'Sea Dreams.'Enoch Arden is a narrative...

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1876 Erechtheus A Tragedy by Algernon Charles Swinburne Poetry First Edition
1876 Erechtheus A Tragedy by Algernon Charles Swinburne Poetry First Edition

Price: £29.99

Swinburne's Athenian tragedy. First edition. With previous owner's ink inscription to verso of front free endpaper, dated 1919, and a bookplate to front pastedown of one A. Worsley Powell. Publisher's catalogue to rear.

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1876 Farm Ballads Will Carleton Illustrated
1876 Farm Ballads Will Carleton Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A lovely collection of rural folk songs and poetry. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout, many fully page. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1876 J.W Ebsworth Choyce Drollery Songs And Sonnets 1656 Reprint Limited Edition
1876 J.W Ebsworth Choyce Drollery Songs And Sonnets 1656 Reprint Limited Edition

Price: £75.00

A uncommon reprint of the 1656 work Choyce Drollery.A compilation of droll poems and songs, the work is edited by J. Woodfall Ebsworth and is part of a limited edition of 400, of which this is number 204.

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1876 Legnano Grandi E Piccole Storie By Tullo Massarani Plates Scarce First
1876 Legnano Grandi E Piccole Storie By Tullo Massarani Plates Scarce First

Price: £140.00

Legnano Grandi e Piccole Storie is a scarce collection of the poetry of Tullo Massarani  (1829-1905). With eight pages of monochrome illustrations, possibly early photographs, tipped in. First edition. With...

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1876 Lord Byron Vindicated Or Rome and Her Pilgrim E W Preston First Edition
1876 Lord Byron Vindicated Or Rome and Her Pilgrim E W Preston First Edition

Price: £170.00

An interesting very scarce work, being a long poem covering the topics of Rome, Fame, Love, Byron and more. The first edition of this work penned under the pseudonym 'Manfred'. An interesting...

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1876 Rakings Over Many Seasons Richard Trott Fisher Poetry Author's Presentation
1876 Rakings Over Many Seasons Richard Trott Fisher Poetry Author's Presentation

Price: £175.00

A very scarce author's presentation copy of this collection of poetry by Richard Trott Fisher. A very scarce work. Authors presentation copy, with his ink inscription to the half title, 'The...

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1876 Robert Browning Pacchiarotto How He Worked In Distemper Other Poems First
1876 Robert Browning Pacchiarotto How He Worked In Distemper Other Poems First

Price: £59.99

Pacchiarotto, and How He Worked in Distemper is a short collection of English poems by Robert Browning, published in 1876. The collection marked Browning's first collection of short pieces for more than twelve years, and was well...

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1876 The Serious Poems of Thomas Hood Illustrated
1876 The Serious Poems of Thomas Hood Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A collection of the serious poetical works of Thomas Hood. A new and complete edition. Illustrated throughout with many engraved vignettes.

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1877 2vols Poesies de Sully Prudhomme 1865-1866 Vellum Binding Poetry
1877 2vols Poesies de Sully Prudhomme 1865-1866 Vellum Binding Poetry

Price: £140.00

Two beautiful vellum bound, pocket sized copies of French poet and essayist's works, Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme. In beautiful full vellum bindings. Prudhomme was the first winner of the...

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1877 Manchester Literary Club Shelley And The Skylark ex Selbourne Collection
1877 Manchester Literary Club Shelley And The Skylark ex Selbourne Collection

Price: £140.00

A small volume of correspondence, engaging in the literary criticism of Shelley's poem To a Skylark.In the society's own words: "The Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society was established in 1781, with the object of promoting...

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1877 Nine Little Poems By Richard Harris First Edition Authors Presentation Copy
1877 Nine Little Poems By Richard Harris First Edition Authors Presentation Copy

Price: £140.00

A very scarce early edition of Nine Little Poems by Richard Harris. An author's presentation copy with an ink dedication to verso of front free endpaper. With decorative pieces and capitals throughout. First edition. The...

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1877 Oeuvres Completes de La Fontaine Louis Moland French Poetry
1877 Oeuvres Completes de La Fontaine Louis Moland French Poetry

Price: £130.00

A collection of the poems and fables of Jean de la Fontaine. In French. Jean de La Fontaine(1621 - 1695) was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all...

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1877 Pegasus Re-saddled H Cholmondeley Pennell Du Maurier Illustrations
1877 Pegasus Re-saddled H Cholmondeley Pennell Du Maurier Illustrations

Price: £29.99

A collection of poetry from Henry Cholmondeley Pennell. Including titles such as Forty-Five, Naughty Two-Shoes, On the Rink and many others. With ten illustrations by du Maurier.

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1877 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Tipped-in Plates
1877 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Tipped-in Plates

Price: £59.99

The poetical anthology from Walter Scott. A scarce edition with tipped in plates Featuring six of the original tipped-in Photographs, including a frontispiece of Scott.

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1877 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Lithographic Title Page Banks and Co
1877 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Lithographic Title Page Banks and Co

Price: £30.00

An illustrated edition of Cowper's poetical works.With an additional lithographic title page titled 'Nimmo's Popular Poets' and stamped by Banks & Co Edinburgh. With a portrait frontispiece of Cowper, an illustrated title page...

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1877-1892 3vol Roman Poets of the Augustan Age and Republic Sellar Virgil Horace
1877-1892 3vol Roman Poets of the Augustan Age and Republic Sellar Virgil Horace

Price: £365.00

A very smart Bickers Binding on this work by W Y Sellar, exploring Roman Poetry. A history of Roman poets, uniformly bound in a morocco binding. Covering two significant period of Roman history,...

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1878 Memorial Sonnets Of Italy By Clarence Foster First In Paper Wraps
1878 Memorial Sonnets Of Italy By Clarence Foster First In Paper Wraps

Price: £69.99

A very scarce copy of Memorial Sonnets of Italy by Clarence Foster, being a collection of eight sonnets. First edition in paper wraps. With a review from 1877 for the author's previous work My Tour on the Continent to back cover. ...

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1878 The Village and Other Poems Frederic J Perry
1878 The Village and Other Poems Frederic J Perry

Price: £89.99

A scarce collection of poetry from Frederic J. Perry. With frontispiece photograph of the author. Including titles such as Persevere, The Ocean of Life, The Two Swords and many more.

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1878 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Fine Binding Leather Illustrated
1878 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Fine Binding Leather Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A lovely collection of poetical works by Alfred Tennyson, in an attractive crushed morocco fine binding with ornate gilt embellishment. With the text divided into two columns throughout. ...

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1878 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Illustrated Payne Jennings
1878 The Works of Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate Illustrated Payne Jennings

Price: £125.00

An uncommon edition of these collected works of Tennyson.Illustrated throughout with photographic plates by Payne Jennings. Lord Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign...

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1879 12vol Poetical Works of Tennyson Dramatic Works of Tennyson Leather
1879 12vol Poetical Works of Tennyson Dramatic Works of Tennyson Leather

Price: £110.00

A charming twelve volume set of works by the notable Poet Laureate of Victorian Britain, and one of the most popular British poets to this day, Lord Tennyson. Containing a complete ten volume...

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1879 2vol Olrig Grange Borland Hall Walter C Smith Free Church Scarce
1879 2vol Olrig Grange Borland Hall Walter C Smith Free Church Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce and handsomely bound copy of these works of poetry in two volumes by Walter Chalmers Smith.Walter Chalmers Smith (1824-1908) was a hymnist, poet and minister of the Free Church of Scotland, chiefly remembered...

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1879 Hilda Among the Broken Gods Walter C Smith Poetry Morocco
1879 Hilda Among the Broken Gods Walter C Smith Poetry Morocco

Price: £95.00

An attractively bound copy of Walter C. Smith's poetical work, 'Hilda' Second Edition. In a attractive morocco binding, with binders stamp to the reverse of front endpaper, of Maclehose, Glasgow....

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1879 James Milligan Hills Vales Cleveland Other Poems Victorian Anthology
1879 James Milligan Hills Vales Cleveland Other Poems Victorian Anthology

Price: £36.00

An anthology of poems regarding the area of Clifton, UK.This second edition Victorian collection contains over thirty poems and contains an illustrative plate and vignettes throughout. Contains booksellers' stamp to front free...

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1879 Legends And Lyrics By A Proctor Introduction By Charles Dickens Illustrated
1879 Legends And Lyrics By A Proctor Introduction By Charles Dickens Illustrated

Price: £79.99

An illustrated collection of poetry by Adelaide Anne Procter with an introduction by Charles Dickens and numerous black and white illustrations throughout, including a portrait of Procter to frontispiece and with decorative head...

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1879 Life Mosaic The Ministry of Song And Under the Surface F Ridley Havergal
1879 Life Mosaic The Ministry of Song And Under the Surface F Ridley Havergal

Price: £44.00

A collection of poetry by Frances Ridley Havergal.Illustrated throughout.The second edition, in original cloth binding. Frances Ridley Havergal was an English religious poet and hymn writer.

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1879 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Illustrated Quarto Edition Letters Elegy
1879 Poems and Letters Thomas Gray Illustrated Quarto Edition Letters Elegy

Price: £120.00

A large paper, illustrated edition, of Thomas Gray's poems and letters. In a lovely full calf binding. With a comprehensive biography of Gray. With a frontispiece and three mounted plates of...

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1879 Poems of Wordsworth Matthew Arnold Edited Limited Edition Bayntun Riviere
1879 Poems of Wordsworth Matthew Arnold Edited Limited Edition Bayntun Riviere

Price: £490.00

A limited, large paper edition, of William Wordsworth's poetry.One of only 750 copies to this large paper edition from September 20th 1879.With an engraved title page featuring a portrait of Wordsworth.In a Baytntun Riviere binding...

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1879 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls First Series first edition
1879 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls First Series first edition

Price: £39.99

A well-preserved volume from that foremost of Victorian poets.In this edition, Browning presents his first series of dramatic idyls on Martin Relph, Pheidippides, Halbert and Hob, Ivan Ivanovitch, Tray, and Ned Bratts.Replete...

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1879 The Course of Time a Poem Robert Pollok Illustrated Birket Foster
1879 The Course of Time a Poem Robert Pollok Illustrated Birket Foster

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this epic poem from Robert Pollok. New edition. With a memoir of the author. Adorned with many beautiful illustrations by renowned illustrator, Birket Foster.

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1879 Thomas Gray Poems and Letters Plates Riviere Binding Poetry Verse Elegy
1879 Thomas Gray Poems and Letters Plates Riviere Binding Poetry Verse Elegy

Price: £140.00

A leatherbound copy of The Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray. With a bookplate to the pastedown, presented to Edmund Warre by Lancelot W. Dent on his leaving Eton in 1884. Includes Gray's most famous poem, 'Elegy...

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1880 2vol in 1 Publius Virgilius Maro Bucolica Georgica et Aeneis Leather
1880 2vol in 1 Publius Virgilius Maro Bucolica Georgica et Aeneis Leather

Price: £225.00

A lovely leather bound volume containing Virgil's three most notable poems: the 'Eclogues' (or 'Bucolics'), the 'Georgics', and the epic 'Aeneid'. Two volumes bound in one. Featuring numerous...

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1880 Collected Sonnets Old and New by Charles Tennyson Turner
1880 Collected Sonnets Old and New by Charles Tennyson Turner

Price: £64.99

A collection of sonnets by Charles Tennyson Turner. Charles Tennyson Turner (4 July 1808 25 April 1879) was an English poet. Born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, he was an elder brother of Alfred Tennyson; his friendship and "heart...

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1880 Moral Songs C. F. Alexander Illustrated with Engravings
1880 Moral Songs C. F. Alexander Illustrated with Engravings

Price: £44.99

A charming lyrical anthology from Mrs. C. F. Alexander. Profusely illustrated throughout with nicely engraved vignettes, plates, and bordering.

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1880 Rivelin Rhymes Henry Waterfall Scarce First Edition Illustrated Sheffield
1880 Rivelin Rhymes Henry Waterfall Scarce First Edition Illustrated Sheffield

Price: £165.00

A rhythmical anthology containing several poems which hold references to the Rivelin Valley, Sheffield. First edition. Featuring several beautifully illustrated plates including a frontispiece, and a facsimile of...

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1880 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls Second Series first edition
1880 Robert BROWNING Dramatic Idyls Second Series first edition

Price: £39.99

A well-preserved volume from that foremost of Victorian poets.In this edition, Browning presents his second series of dramatic idyls, on Echetlos, Clive, Muleykeh, Pietro of Abano, and Pan and Luna.Replete with charming...

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1880 Scarce Edition The City of Dreadful Night Poem James Thomson
1880 Scarce Edition The City of Dreadful Night Poem James Thomson

Price: £395.00

James Thomson's first and most important book.  In the very scarce first issue large paper copy, of which only forty were printed.   The City of Dreadful Night is a study in melancholia and the introverted mind. It is...

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1880 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri I C Wright Flaxman Illustrations
1880 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri I C Wright Flaxman Illustrations

Price: £320.00

An uncommon copy of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.The Fifth Edition.Translated by Ichabod Charles Wright, an English scholar, translator and poet. He was famous for his translations of Italian literature, particularly this work...

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1880 The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington
1880 The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace John Conington

Price: £59.99

A collection of the poetry of Horace, translated into English. Eighth edition.

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1880 The Prize for Girls and Boys Periodical Childrens' Illustrated
1880 The Prize for Girls and Boys Periodical Childrens' Illustrated

Price: £48.00

An illustrated children's periodicals, 'The Prize', with numerous short articles on history and religion, as well as numerous poems. 'The Prize' was a children's monthly periodical of the nineteenth...

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1881 2 Volumes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Poetical Works Illustrated
1881 2 Volumes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Poetical Works Illustrated

Price: £250.00

The complete poetic works of this early American bard, illustrated with numerous plates and countless vignettes.Longfellow was born in Maine. He visited Europe before becoming a professor at Harvard. He retired from teaching in 1854,...

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1881 2vol Illustrated British Ballads Old And New Selected Edited By G B Smith
1881 2vol Illustrated British Ballads Old And New Selected Edited By G B Smith

Price: £79.99

A beautifully illustrated collection of British poetry with numerous engravings throughout and with decorative capitals and borders to each page. In two volumes complete. Containing poems from various authors including Oliver...

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1881 English Odes Edmund Gosse First Edition Ramage Signed Binding Poem Antholgy
1881 English Odes Edmund Gosse First Edition Ramage Signed Binding Poem Antholgy

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this critical work by Edmund Gosse.In a signed J Ramage and Co Binding.This anthology consists of a variety of poetry from several English poets such as Spenser, Jonson, Milton, Cowley,...

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1881 Indian Summer Autumn Poems and Sketches L Clarkson Illustrated Anthology
1881 Indian Summer Autumn Poems and Sketches L Clarkson Illustrated Anthology

Price: £55.00

An anthology of poetry. To the title page it states 'To American poets only I am indebted for these verses, and to the woods of Maryland for the studies'. This work is illustrated throughout with numerous tissue-paper protected...

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1881 Lord Macaulay The Lays of Ancient Rome Illustrated Poetry Suttaby Binding
1881 Lord Macaulay The Lays of Ancient Rome Illustrated Poetry Suttaby Binding

Price: £295.00

A beautifully bound copy of this famous work by Lord Macaulay.In an attractive morocco binding by R & A Suttaby.Illustrated with steel engravings throughoutThomas Babington Macaulay was a British historian and Whig politician....

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1881 Poetical Works of Lord Byron Frontispiece Don Juan Childe Harold
1881 Poetical Works of Lord Byron Frontispiece Don Juan Childe Harold

Price: £75.00

A nicely bound collection of the infamous Lord Byron's influential poetry. Including the poems 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 'Don Juan', 'Lara', and many more. Lord Byron is one of the most...

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1881 William Young Sellar The Roman Poets Of The Republic
1881 William Young Sellar The Roman Poets Of The Republic

Price: £250.00

A history of the poets of the Roman Republic.Written by William Young Sellar, a renowned Scottish classical scholar, the work is befittingly authoritative, with sections on both the poets and the eras in which they worked. Contains...

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1882 Selections of Poetry of Robert Herrick Illustrated Edwin A Abbey First UK
1882 Selections of Poetry of Robert Herrick Illustrated Edwin A Abbey First UK

Price: £95.00

A scarce first UK edition of Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick.With 45 plates, illustrated by Edwin A Abbey.A seventeenth century cleric, Robert Herrick was know for his lyrical poetry style and for writing over...

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1882 Sir Walter Scott Poetical Works Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt Detail
1882 Sir Walter Scott Poetical Works Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt Detail

Price: £18.00

The poetical works of the prolific Scottish author, some of the most popular of their day and since.  Sir Walter Scott was a novelist and poet whose popularity has endured from his own day to the modern era. He was a...

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1882 Sir Walter Scott The Poetical Works Full Morocco Armorial Binding Gilt
1882 Sir Walter Scott The Poetical Works Full Morocco Armorial Binding Gilt

Price: £340.00

An illustrated collection of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott, in a lovely full morocco armorial binding.This is a prize copy, awarded by the College of Preceptors, whose crest it bears. It was awarded to Mervyn Bruce Grace for general...

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1882 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition
1882 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Edition

Price: £37.00

The Albion Edition of The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. No date to title page though publisher's preface dated 1882. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator. His most famous works include 'Paul...

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1882 William Morris The Life and Death of Jason Poem
1882 William Morris The Life and Death of Jason  Poem

Price: £190.00

A smart edition of this poem by William Morris, based on the mythological Greek hero Jason. Eighth edition, revised by the author. Contains loosely inserted newspaper clippings on the poems of Morris.

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1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay Scharf Illustrated Sotheran Binding
1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay Scharf Illustrated Sotheran Binding

Price: £110.00

A new edition copy of Lord Macaulay's collection of narrative poems, copiously illustrated throughout. Bound in an attractive crushed morocco Sotheran signed binding, with bookbinders stamp...

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1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Thomas Babington Macaulay Illustrated Narrative Poems
1883 Lays of Ancient Rome Thomas Babington Macaulay Illustrated Narrative Poems

Price: £89.00

A nicely bound copy of Lays of Ancient Rome.A 'New Edition' of this work.Lays of Ancient Rome is a collection of narrative poems by Thomas Babington Macaulay. The work has strong dramatic and tragic themes. Illustrated throughout.With...

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1883 Legends and Lyrics Adelaide Anne Procter Poetry Introduction by Dickens
1883 Legends and Lyrics Adelaide Anne Procter Poetry Introduction by Dickens

Price: £59.99

A collection of the poetry of Adelaide Anne Procter. Including an introduction by Charles Dickens. New edition. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1883 Rhyme And Reason by Lewis Carroll First Edition Illus Arthur B. Frost Henry Holiday
1883 Rhyme And Reason by Lewis Carroll First Edition Illus Arthur B. Frost Henry Holiday

Price: £200.00

A charming first edition copy of this illustrated collection of poetry from noted children's author Lewis Carroll. The first edition of the work. Complete with sixty five illustrations by...

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1883 The Poetical Works James Russell Lowell Complete Edition Leather
1883 The Poetical Works James Russell Lowell Complete Edition Leather

Price: £115.00

A handsomely bound volume featuring the poetical works of James Russell Lowell Complete edition. The poetical work of James Russell Lowell. Associated with the Fireside Poets, Lowell was...

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1883 Twenty-Two Sonnets R E Egerton-Warburton Illustrated
1883 Twenty-Two Sonnets R E Egerton-Warburton Illustrated

Price: £32.99

A collection of sonnets from Victorian landowner, Rowland Egerton-Warburton.Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. His poetry, usually on the subjects of hunting and country life, was light-hearted and popular.Including...

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1884 2 vol in 1 Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning Harold Nelson Attractive Bindi
1884 2 vol in 1 Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning Harold Nelson Attractive Bindi

Price: £125.00

An attractively bound selection of poetry by Robert Browning Two volumes bound as one. With the bookplate of J H Burton, possibly Scottish historian and economist John HIll Burton and author...

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1884 2Vol The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate
1884 2Vol The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate

Price: £39.99

A uniformly bound collection of Tennyson's dramas. Including classics such as Queen Mary, Becket, and The Cup. Volume six and eight of the original ten.

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1884 6 Vols The Works of Alfred LORD TENNYSON
1884 6 Vols The Works of Alfred LORD TENNYSON

Price: £159.99

Six Volumes of Tennyson's works, including classics such as The Lady of Shallot, The Lotos-Eaters, the Idylls, and several of his dramas. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Six Volumes of Ten. With the armorial nameplate of S....

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1884 6vols The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Binding Poem
1884 6vols The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Binding Poem

Price: £110.00

Six volumes of Alfred Tennyson's works.Volumes I, II, IV, V, VI and VII of this originally seven volume set. The collection eventually expanded to ten volumes later. This is therefore six volumes of the eventual ten volume set....

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1884 Ancient Popular Poetry from Authentic Manuscripts Edmund Goldsmid
1884 Ancient Popular Poetry from Authentic Manuscripts Edmund Goldsmid

Price: £33.99

A Victorian collection of popular poetry, revised from the original manuscripts. Limited edition, privately printed in Edinburgh, with 275 small-paper copies printed for subscribers. Featuring several illustrations. Volume...

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1884 Athelney and Other Poems Eliza Down First Edition
1884 Athelney and Other Poems Eliza Down First Edition

Price: £100.00

A scarce first edition of this volume of poetry.Athelney is located between the villages of Burrowbridge and East Lyng in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. The area is known as the Isle of Athelney, because it was once a...

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1884 Ballads and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson Rizpah Columbus
1884 Ballads and Other Poems Alfred Lord Tennyson Rizpah Columbus

Price: £23.99

A collection of the poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Including ballads such as The First Quarrel, The Northern Cobbler, Columbus, De Profundis and many others.

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1884 Devonshire Scenery Prose and Song William Everitt Limited Edition
1884 Devonshire Scenery Prose and Song William Everitt Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

A limited edition collection of charming songs and poems about the Devonshire area in England. A limited edition work, being numbered nine out of one of one-hundred copies printed on large handmade...

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1884 Holger Drachmann Dybe Strenge Digte og Sange Poetry Danish Original Wraps
1884 Holger Drachmann Dybe Strenge Digte og Sange Poetry Danish Original Wraps

Price: £75.00

A first edition of this collection of poetry by Holger Drachmann. The first edition, in the original Danish, with the original paper wraps bound in. Holger Drachmann was a Danish poet and dramatist...

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1884 Life Songs Being Original Poems Louisa Marchioness of Waterford Illustrated
1884 Life Songs Being Original Poems Louisa Marchioness of Waterford Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A beautiful illustrated work of poetry.With 18 illuminated pages and three plates.A stunning example of gilt decorated text illumination.Contains poems written by Louisa Beresford, Marchioness of Waterford, a Pre-Raphelite watercolourist...

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1884 Milton's L'Allegro And Il Penseroso Illustrated Etchings By Birket Foster
1884 Milton's L'Allegro And Il Penseroso Illustrated Etchings By Birket Foster

Price: £39.99

Milton's poems L'Allegro and Il Penseroso thirty illustrations from etchings on steel by Birket Foster including a portrait of Milton from the pictures by Samuel Cooper to title. L'Allegro is a pastoral  poem...

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1884 Poems Charles Kingsley Volume I Saints Tragedy Sotheran Binding Drama
1884 Poems Charles Kingsley Volume I Saints Tragedy Sotheran Binding Drama

Price: £110.00

A beautifully bound edition of Charles Kingsley's The Saint's Tragedy.In a signed Sotheran and Co binding.Published as a part of his Poems, this being volume I.This verse tragedy, in the style of Shakespeare, is based on the life of...

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1884 R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads Poetry New Edition of Quest of the Sangraal
1884 R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads Poetry New Edition of Quest of the Sangraal

Price: £30.00

A copy of R S Hawker The Cornish Ballads.A collection of fantasy poetry based on folk myths and legends by Cornish priest and antiquarian R S Hawker.

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1884 Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Series New Ed
1884 Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Series New Ed

Price: £29.00

The first series of a selection of poems from Elizabeth Barrett Browning.New edition. Including Bertha in the Lane, The Romaunt of the Page, Lady Geraldine's Courtship and many others.

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1884 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poetry
1884 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poetry

Price: £75.00

A pocket-sized edition of Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1884 The Voyage of Arundel and other Rhymes from Cornwall Henry Sewell Stokes
1884 The Voyage of Arundel and other Rhymes from Cornwall Henry Sewell Stokes

Price: £59.99

A presentation copy, signed by the author, of this charming poetry of South-West England. A New Edition with additions. With a lovely frontispiece. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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