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LETTERS TO A YOUNG LADY ON A COURSE OF ENGLISH POETRY

By: Aikin M.D., J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, J. Johnson: 1807

Edition: second Edition

Seller ID: Pa507

Condition: V.g.


297pp,[i pp pub. ad] Second edition [orig. pub. 1804]. End papers foxed as often otheriwse a clean and tight text block. Full lack with diced pattern enclosed within a triple gilt narrow border. LACKING MOST OF THE SPINE. View more info

CHOIX DE POESIES,

By: Apollinaire Guillaume,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Horizon, London, 1945,:

Seller ID: C868


first english edition, 102pp, octavo, original brown cloth, gilt, decorative d.j. present but chipped and torn with loss otherwise v.g. A selection from the authors two books, 'Alcools' and 'Calligrammes', with an introduction and drawing by Picasso, plus an introduction by C. M. Bowra. View more info

POEMS

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1939

Edition: second edition reprint

Seller ID: G470

Condition: V.g.


89pp. Binding soiled and binding a little weak. Good reading copy of an early edition[ 2nd ed. 4th printing]. Originally pub. 1930 View more info

LOOK STRANGER!

By: Auden. W.H.,

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 1936

Edition: 1st edition 2nd impression

Seller ID: C864

Condition: V.g.


68pp, d.j. spine a trifle faded, odd small bump, not price clipped, no inscriptions. A nice bright clean copy of Auden's fourth book. View more info

Death on a Live Wire and On Stepping from a Sixth-Storey Window

By: Baldwin, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L743

Condition: Fine


93pp. Poetry Society issue View more info

Thirty Years of The Poetry Book Society 1956-86

By: Barker, Jonathan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: T082

ISBN: 0091710413

Condition: Fine


204pp. No inscriptions, fading, clipping or wear.A few margins trifle marked at rear not affewcting the text View more info

THE ROSE OF ABERDEEN A Ballad Sung By Mrs Bland with Unbounded Applause at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane The Poetry By Mr Rannie

By: Bland, Mrs

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Preston, 97 Strand: 1803

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: M1524

Condition: Fine


4pp. C1785 Dropped title-page and rear blank. Copper engraved score. Please email for photos. 34x24cms. Water-mark dated 1803. Maria Theresa Catherine Bland [1770-1838] View more info

THE DOLLY BALLADS

By: Blatchford, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Clarion Press: 1911

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: V141

Condition: V.g.


75pp. Frontis. portrait 'Dolly'. Illustrated by Frank Chestworth. Pictorial green cloth, grubby. A poetry book for children, written in rhyme and in the dialect of the author's daughter Dolly. View more info

WILD FLOWERS OR PASTORAL AND LOCAL POETRY

By: Bloomfield, Robert

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme: 1806

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa107

Condition: V.g.


132pp. Frontis and 7 engraved wood-cut plates. Original speckled full calf bindings. Joints cracked but sound. Gilt dec. spine, lacking the label. No inscriptions. A lovely copy of the rare first edition with fine dark impressions of the plates and in the oirginal binding. 160x100mm. View more info

WILD FLOWERS OR PASTORAL AND LOCAL POETRY; THE BANKS OF WYE A Poem In Four Books

By: Bloomfield, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green: 1826

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: Pa945

Condition: V.g.


x,132pp. Frontis and 7 engraved wood-cut plates. Original 160x100mm. BANKS OF WYE bound-in third edition 1823. 109pp Vignette to the title-page and a vignette and half-title to each 'book'. Front board marbled paper incomplete and damp to the top edge margins. An early example. View more info

OXFORD LECTURE ON POETRY

By: Bradley, A.C.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1920

Seller ID: C53

Condition: V.g.


reprint[1909], viii, 395pp, octavo, original blue cloth, gilt, fine condition, a few light marks on rear board. Lecture delivered at the Chair of Poetry Oxford then enlarged. View more info

Modern Poetry and the Tradition

By: Brooks, Cleanth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Poetry London: 1948

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF134

Condition: Fine


246pp. Brown cloth. Unfaded and clean copy. Neat owners inscription. View more info

HE GIVITH HIS BELOVED SLEEP

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Lee and Shepard Publishers: 1882

Seller ID: Pa972

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated 18 leaves illustrations and text alternate, 19cms. A fine copy of a very scarce poetry book illustrated by Miss L.B. Humphrey engraved by Andrew. No inscriptions, wear, marks or fading. All edges gilt. View more info

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, Literature for the Year 1782 [vol 25]

By: Burke, Edmund and, Dodsley, Robert

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, J. Dodsley, Pall Mall: 1783

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS121

Condition: Fine


Half-title, tile-page, Preface [iv], 324, 215 [xiii contents]. Contemporary full calf [rubbed to extremities] with gilt year date to the spine. Armorial bookplate of Ester Acklom. The 1782 volume. The first part is 'The History of Europe for 1782' and Chronicles for the Year and State Papers ; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Essays; Poetry; Review of Books followed by sections, 'Characters' . Interesting Americana content with details of the Versaille Papers relating to the King of Emgland and the French over a treaty to settle the wars in North America. [Treaty of Paris 1783 ] ... View more info

DRIFT WEED VERSES AND LYRICS

By: Burnside, Helen Marion

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Pa618

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 274pp.Publisher's green ribbed buckram, gilt. Covers a trifle dulled and end-paperd browned. Some foxing. Well known for her illustrated children's picture books, Helen Burnside was also a prolific writer of poetry. This volume went to three edition's with all being scarce View more info

TALKING BRONCO,

By: Cambell, Roy,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: C833


first edition, 91pp, octavo, original orange cloth, gilt, d.j., d.j. complete but several tears to edges. satirical war poetry. View more info

THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS CAMPBELL

By: Campbell, Thomas

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, E. Moxon. Son & Co.: 1873

Edition: 1st Moxon Ediition

Seller ID: GT400

Condition: Fine


ND c1873]. xxvii, 420pp Frontis. portrait and facing illus. title-page. Engraved vignette headers and footers. Clean and tight copy with occ. fox blemish but a lovely Victorian poetry book.. Fine dec. red cloth binding with gilt dec. and frames by Thomas Seccombe. No inscriptions. Edited by William Rossetti in Moxon's Popular Poets Series. [Thomas Cambell 1777-1844]. A critical preface by William Rossetti [1829-1923] View more info

UNION STREET

By: Causely, Charles,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: C824


second impression, 94pp, octavo, original decorative card, decorative d.j., attractive d.j. lightly foxed. poetry, with a preface by Edith Sitwell. View more info

The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough

By: Clough, Arthur Hugh; Norrington, A. L. (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1986

Seller ID: G464

ISBN: 0198123434

Condition: Mint


320pp. View more info

JOHN KEATS His Life and Poetry His Friends Critics and After-Fame

By: Colvin, Sidney

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1917

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Le334

Condition: V.g.


xviii, 598pp, [ii ads]. Colour frontis. portrait and 12 plates with captions. A nice copy, near fine with a trifle sunned spine. No under-scoring or marks. Neat owners signature dated 1917. View more info