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A Poet in the Family

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 188550

ISBN: 009119430X

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, edges age-toned but o/w a very good copy in a dust jacket that has faded to spine, 198pp View more info

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A Strong Dose of Myself

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 188549

ISBN: 0091512603

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket, 220pp View more info

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Roland Mathias (Writers of Wales)

By: Adams, Sam

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press: 1995

Seller ID: 183446

ISBN: 0708312853

Condition: Near Fine


a near fine paperback copy, 115pp View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF MARK AKENSIDE

By: Akenside, Mark

Price: £16.50

Publisher: William Pickering: 1835

Seller ID: 161219

Condition: Good


hardback, red leather binding lettered gilt to spine, extremeties a little rubbed - notably to head of spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, portrait frontis, xc & 303pp View more info

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The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence

By: Alcorn, J.M.

Price: £11.65

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 207524

ISBN: 0333211952

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper that has slightly faded to spine & is now enclosed within a protective non-adhesive clear film sleeve, text clean and unmarked, 129pp View more info

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The New Oxford Book of Light Verse

By: Amis, Kingsley (compiler)

Price: £6.95

Publisher: BCA: 1978

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 228210

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, the text remains clean and unmarked, 347pp View more info

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The Secret Altar

By: An Pilibin ( J H Pollock)

Price: £10.95

Publisher: Martin Lester: 1920

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 201149

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback, limited edition, covers mildly age-toned but o/w avery god unmarked tightly bound copy, limited edition of 500 copies View more info

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Critical Writings on R.S. Thomas

By: Anstey, Sandra (editor)

Price: £10.95

Publisher: Seren: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 231730

ISBN: 1854110624

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, octavo, a near fine tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper, the text is clean and unmarked, 235pp View more info

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The Oxford book of Prayer [with] The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse

By: Appleton, George & Davie, Donald

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks: 1989

Seller ID: 225203

ISBN: 0192826409

Condition: Very Good


paperback, boxed set of two volumes, a very good tightly bound clean and unmarked set in original pictorial slipcase. View more info

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The Scholar Gypsy and Thyrsis

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £22.00

Publisher: The Medici Society: 1925

Seller ID: 167508

Condition: Very Good


small 4to, grey cloth lettered gilt to spine, a very good copy, col'd plates by W Russell Flint, maps to endpapers, 57pp View more info

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The Letters of Matthew Arnold to Arthur Hugh Clough

By: Arnold, Matthew (edited by Howard Foster Lowry)

Price: £18.95

Publisher: Oxford Unversity Press: 1968

Seller ID: 188634

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy in a dust jacket that has a closed tear at head of upper joint & associated creasing alongside, 191pp View more info

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The Light of the World or The Great Consumation

By: Aronold, Sir Edwin

Price: £48.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co: 1893

Seller ID: 220290

Condition: Very Good


hardback, quarto, handsomely bound by Henry Southeran in blue morocco, raised bands to spine, lettered gilt, board edges ruled gilt and effective simple dentelles surrounding pink and blue marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.Some light spotting to leather, mildly rubbed to some extremities, sporadic foxing else a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated after designs by W Holman Hunt, 199pp View more info

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Johnsonian Miscellanies volume I

By: arranged & edited by George Birbeck Hill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1897

Seller ID: 227518

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, quarter black leather lettered gilt, green cloth sides, top edge gilt, volume one of two, rubbed at head and tail, a tightly bound copy, bookplate of a previous owner to front pastedown, the text remains unmarked, 488pp View more info

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Barbed Lyres: Canadian Venomous Verse

By: Atwood, Margaret (Preface)

Price: £9.85

Publisher: Key Porter Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 222528

ISBN: 1550132520

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a pictorial dust wrapper that has creases to flaps, text clean and unmarked, illustrated by Aislin, 111pp View more info

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THE POEMS OF JOHN AUDELAY a specimen of the Shropshire Dialect in the Fifteenth Century

By: Audelay, John (edited by James Orchard Halliwell)

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Percy Society: 1844

Seller ID: 158930

Condition: Fair


hardback, lacks front free endpaper, binding cracked and almost broken at Preface, scattered foxing o/w good, 88pp View more info

Image for Romantic Poets William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe (Oxford Library of the World's Greatest Books)

Romantic Poets William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe (Oxford Library of the World's Greatest Books)

By: Auden, W H & Pearson, Norman Holmes (editors)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Franklin Library for Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 202254

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, quarter grained bonded brown leather with brown cloth covered boards, raised bands to spine, blocked with a design in gilt and lettered gilt to spine, no dust jacket called for in this edition, all edges gilt, marbled effect endpapers, silk ribbon marker, a very good tightly bound clean and unmarked copy, 461pp View more info

Image for A Folding Screen, selected Chinese Lyrics from T'ang to Mao Tse-Tung rendered into verse

A Folding Screen, selected Chinese Lyrics from T'ang to Mao Tse-Tung rendered into verse

By: Ayling, Alan (translated by Duncan Mackintosh and T'Ung Ping-Cheng)

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Whittington Press: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 218474

ISBN: 0950215945

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, 11 1/2" x 8", bound in floral cloth with paper title to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, printed on rough-trimmed hand-made paper in an edition limited to 200 copies of which this is numbered 125. Signed by both poet and translator on limitation page. A near fine tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text and house din a blue paper covered slipcase, illustrated throughout by Fei Ch'eng Wu with calligraphy by Ch'eng Hsuan, vii + 94pp View more info

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Martín and Mediations on the South Valley : Poems

By: Baca, Jimmy Santiago

Price: £21.50

Publisher: New Directions: 1987

Seller ID: 205868

ISBN: 0811210316

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, mild spotting to closed page edges o/w a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, 104pp View more info

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Charles Wesley's Verse

By: Baker, Frank

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Epworth Press: 1988

Seller ID: 180842

ISBN: 0716204460

Condition: Very Good


paperback, a very good copy, signature of previous owner, 138pp View more info

Image for Stevie : A Biography of Stevie Smith

Stevie : A Biography of Stevie Smith

By: Barbera, Jack & McBrien, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1985

Seller ID: 183856

ISBN: 0434441058

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, 8vo, a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, b&w plates, 378pp View more info

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A Vision of Beasts and Gods

By: Barker, George

Price: £6.65

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 216864

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, white cloth lettered red to spine, no dust wrapper, cloth lightly soiled, foxing to endpapers, a tightly bound copy, text unmarked, 62pp View more info

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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect

By: Barnes, William

Price: £32.65

Publisher: C Keegan Paul & Co: 1879

Seller ID: 222422

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, recently rebound in dark brown half morocco and lettered gilt on green morocco to spine, raised bands ruled gilt, marbled paper covered boards, new endpapers and headbands, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, xi + 467 pp with 44 page catalogue to rear. View more info

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Poems from William Barnes

By: Barnes, William (edited by Walter Partridge and introduced by Mark Franklin)

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Perdix Press: 1981

Seller ID: 222077

ISBN: 0907596010

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, slim octavo, issued in a limitation of 100 copies of which this is numbered 67, signed by Mark Franklin and Walter Partridge, recently rebound in half green morocco and grey woven cloth covered boards, lettered gilt to spine, a near fine tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean, wood-engraved frontis and decorations by Richard Tilleard, 34pp View more info

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Poems from William Barnes

By: Barnes, William (edited by Walter Partridge and introduced by Mark Franklin)

Price: £31.85

Publisher: Perdix Press: 1981

Seller ID: 222078

ISBN: 0907596010

Condition: Good


hardback, slim octavo, issued in a limitation of 100 copies of which this is numbered 67, signed by Mark Franklin and Walter Partridge, recently part rebound with new boards, sewing and backstrip in preparation for a morocco and cloth final bind, text unmarked and clean, wood-engraved frontis and decorations by Richard Tilleard, 34pp. As a part finished re-binding project. View more info

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Gleams and Dreams in Tranquil Hours

By: Baroness Oesterreicher

Price: £31.65

Publisher: Bickers & Son: 1900

Seller ID: 217938

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, 6 3/4" x 5 1/4", red cloth pictorial gilt, top edge gilt, a very well preserved tightly bound copy, text clean and unmarked, ix + 139pp View more info

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Album [of Scraps and Scenes]

By: Bayes, Matilda

Price: £160.00

Publisher: publisher unknown: 1839

Seller ID: 226942

Condition: Very Good


hardback, quarto, 9 1/2" x 7 1/2", brown morocco binding with gilt borders and dentelles, lettered 'Album' to spine, blocked to upper board and spine with a design in gilt, leaves in various colours, all edges gilt. Essentially a scrap-abum with a mounted title page containing the owner's name, Matilda Bayes and dated 1839. A few leaves of poetry in script, 'Lines composed while walking after a thunder-storm'. Cuttings primarily from travel volumes and featuring churches, houses, castles, scenery both of the United Kingdom and Europe, two or three mounted sketches and drawings, a colo... View more info

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THE STONE ANGEL AND THE STONE MAN Poems

By: Bellerby, Frances

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ted Williams, Plymouth: 1953

Seller ID: 160063

Condition: Good


hardback, blue paper over boards & lettered black, endpapers discoloured & some light scattered foxing, dust wrapper part tanned & with a label removed from tail of spine, 56pp View more info

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Milton

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224644

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, scattered foxing else a tightly bound copy in a chipped and darkened printed dust wrapper that is price clipped and soiled, dated signature of a previous owner, text free of markings, 316pp View more info

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New Readings of Chaucer's Poetry (Chaucer Studies)

By: Benson, Robert G. & Ridyard, Susan J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: D.S.Brewer: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 210307

ISBN: 0859917789

Condition: Good


hardback, 8vo, brown cloth lettered gilt to spine and with paper title to upper board, no dust wrapper, from the publishers File Copy Collection and stamped as such to fore and top edges and at head of front free endpaper, knocked at top corner of upper board & thus good only but o/w a tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, 200pp View more info

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Henry King & The Seventeenth Century

By: Berman, Ronald

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 187826

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy in a lightly soiled price-clipped dust jacket, signature of previous owner, 160pp View more info