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1 The Religion of Beauty: Selections from the Aesthetes
Adlington, Richard (introduction by) William Heinemann Ltd 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Blue cloth. A few very small foxing speckles to the top outer closed textblock edge. No names or inscriptions. 364pp. 103421 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
16 Camões : Epic and Lyric
De Camões, Luis ; translations by Keith Bosley ; illustrations by Lima de Freitas Carcanet Press Limited 1990 0856358355 / 9780856358357 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
VG second-hand paperback. The top corner of the f.e.p. has been clipped. No names or inscriptions. 118pp. 21cm. 101442 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
2 Young Writers Write and Shine Warwickshire
Andrew, Sarah (ed.) Poetry Now Peterborough 1995 1857315626 / 9781857315622 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall 
Small mark to page edges, otherwise VG condition.. Dust jacket spine faded - the DJ is now protected in a loose removable film sleeve. 177pp. 024947 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
17 Timmy the Tug
Downer, Jim and Hughes, Ted Thames & Hudson 2009 0500514968 / 9780500514962 Hardback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Excellent condition, NEAR FINE. Just a small bump to the base of the spine. Otherwise appears unread. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Stunning, vibrant, full page illustrations. 057271 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
3 Western Star
Benet, Stephen Vincent Oxford University Press 1944 First UK Edition V Dark Green Cloth Very Good Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a couple of pink ink stains on the front cover, is otherwise discoloured, rubbed at edges with a couple of small pieces of loss at the top edge. Price-clipped, the jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 181pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 035491 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
18 The Poems of Ernest Dowson
Dowson, Ernest ; with a memoir by Arthur Symons, four illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and a portrait by William Rothenstein John Lane, The Bodley Head London and New York 1911 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Lacks front endpaper. 4th edition. Frontis. portrait with tissue guard. Olive green boards, with art nouveau style gilt decoration to front board. Spine dull. There is a c. 1cm split to the surface cloth at the bottom of the front joint. Corners lightly bumped. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. pp.xxix, 166 102936 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
4 Collected Poems of Laurence Binyon [Vol. II]: London Visions, Narrative Poems, Translations.
Binyon, Laurence Macmillan & Co Ltd London 1931 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Green cloth. The boards are significantly faded to both sides. Top corners bumped. Pencilled signature on the front pastedown. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. Some light foxing to outer edges, but otherwise in nice clean condition. pp. vi, 312. Dust jacket has minor rubs and nicks to the edges. Not price clipped [10/6 net]. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 102802 
Price: 45.50 GBP

 
19 Erotika: Some Greek Love-Poems, Gathered and Translated, with a Brief Account of Greek Love-Poetry, By J. M. Edmonds
Edmonds, J. M. (gathered and Translated by) Peter Davies London 1929 Limited Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Blue cloth binding, faded to beige at the spine, and faded to pale blue around the edges of the boards. Rubbed at the head and tail of the spine. Boards are marked, with an approx. two inch by two inch stain at the bottom edge of the front board. Inside very clean. This is number 120 of the limited edition (of 450: 250 UK, 150 USA and 50 review and presentation copies). Printed on Batchelor's hand made paper. There is a pencilled gift inscription on the front endpaper ("for Davina from Duff") attributed to Duff Cooper. The poems are in Greek and English translation. 014345 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
 
5 Collected Poems of Laurence Binyon [Vol. I] : Lyrical Poems
Binyon, Laurence Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1931 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's original green boards - significantly faded in patches. An ink gift inscription on the f.e.p. Some quite heavy foxing to the pastedowns and endpapers. Lighter sporadic foxing to pages. Top edge gilt. Foredges untrimmed / rough cut. Short tear in the margin of one leaf. 388pp. Pages otherwise clean. The dust jacket is rubbed and torn at the edges, with significant loss at the spine ends. Not price clipped [10/6 net], the DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 388pp. 22.5cm. 102975 
Price: 33.50 GBP

 
20 Visitor's Book
Edwards, Joan The Epworth Press London 1960 First Edition Red Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
80pp. The dust jacket has some slightly grey marks. Price-clipped, the jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. No names or inscriptions. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 035393 
Price: 5.95 GBP

 
 
6 Lyrics from the Song-books of the Elizabethan Age
Bullen, A. H. (edited by) John C. Nimmo London 1887 Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Limited large paper edition, hand-numbered No. 177 of 250 copies. Originally quarter leather, this has been re-backed (badly) in brown cloth and the cloth has now worn and split. Hand-written inscription on front free page to ___ 'With J. C. Nimmo's compliments [dated Feb 16 / 87]. Foredges untrimmed. Top edge gilt. Pages nice and clean. Would benefit from a re-bind / new spine. Previous owner's bookplate tipped onto the front pastedown. Some leaves uncut. pp. xxx, 200. 302029 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
21 The Works of George Eliot - Standard Edition : The Spanish Gypsy
Eliot, George William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh and London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
No publication date stated. Blue cloth. Spine faded. Top edges gilt. Foredges untrimmed. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some sporadic foxing. 18.5cm. Minor evidence of damp to the bottom corner of the rear board. A few small marks to the boards, including v. small white paint mark on rear board. Binding firm. 382pp. 100759 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
7 Complete Poems
Bunting, Basil ; associate editor Richard Caddel Bloodaxe Books 2000 1852245271 / 9781852245276 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, clean, near fine condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 244pp. 102944 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
22 The Rapture of the Spring: A Book of Verse
Emmons, Elsie Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd. London 1932 Green Cloth Good+ No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall Burton, Irene 
Undated, but c.1932. Spine is browned and has a forwards lean. Light tanning and a little light scattered foxing. Ownership inscription written on the front pastedown. 80pp. Image available on request. 048743 
Price: 9.95 GBP

 
 
8 The English Poems of Charles Stuart Calverley
Calverley, Charles Stuart ; edited with an introduction and notes by Hilda D. Spear Leicester University Press 1974 0718511190 / 9780718511197 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Previous owner's signature and date on the half-title page. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edge. 119pp. 103143 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
23 Five Books of Song (SIGNED)
Gilder, Richard Watson The Century Co. New York 1900 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page under printed name. There are no ownership marks or inscriptions. Olive green cloth boards with lyre/harp decorations on the front and back boards, and spine. Slight raised bubble in the cloth on the front board. Top edge gilt, but rubbed. Very slight rubs at the head and tail of the spine. 240pp. 015252 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
9 April Twilights and Other Poems
Cather, Willa William Heinemann London 1924 First UK Edition Original Cloth Nr Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Ex-library with minimal marks: there is library bookplate "The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge", with a "Discard" stamp across it, on the front pastedown. The only mark is a small shelfving number handwritten on the reverse of the title page. Blue cloth binding a little darkened at the spine and around the edges of the boards. 66pp. Image available on request. 011219 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
24 John Keats
Gittings, Robert Heinemann 1980 0435183613 / 9780435183615 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xiii, 468. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. PLEASE NOTE this is a heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103411 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
10 Histoire de la Pleiade: 3 Volumes (of 4). Volumes I, II and III
Chamard, Henri Didier 1961 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - 10" / 25cm tall 
3 Volumes (of a 4 volume set - volume 4 missing). Beige boards with blue lettering to spine and blue motif on the front boards. Very good clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Reprint of an earlier 1939 edition. Volume 1, 380pp; Volume 2, 401pp; Volume 3, 423pp. All in clean condition. Original glassine wrappers cover the boards, although with the occasional chip / small bit missing. A heavy set - there may be a surcharge for overseas (non-UK) posting. No extra charge for UK posting. 057385 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
25 Now is the Moment
Goss, M. K. Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd Devon 1992 0722326742 / 9780722326749 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is price-clipped 26pp. Slim book. In very good clean condition throughout. 023249 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 Selected Poems [The Folio Poets - Coleridge]
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor ; edited and introduced by Richard Holmes ; engravings by Miriam Macgregor The Folio Society 2003 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Lovely book. Quarter leather with printed cloth sides. Top edge blue. In excellent FINE condition with a very near fine navy slipcase. The text of this edition follows that of the 1996 HarperCollins edition. pp. xxxv, 372. VERY HEAVY - overseas postage will be significantly higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK (mainland). 102261 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
26 Homespun: Verses and Parodies
Griffiths, E. M. Cornish Brothers Ltd Birmingham 1923 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little sun-faded at the spine and edges, and is also chipped and rubbed at the edges. There are old tape repairs to the underside of the dust jacket which show through to the front and back cover of the jacket. Dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 41pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 014165 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
12 Grand Street Vol. 6, No. 1 Autumn 1986
Contributors include Ted Hughes, Christopher Hitchens, Jeremy Treglown & others ; edited by Ben Sonnenberg Grand Street Publications New York 1986 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Literary quarterly journal. Paper covers; minor rubs to edges. In VERY GOOD clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 242pp. 101977 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
27 Antaeus : British Poetry. Volume 12 Winter, 1973
Halpern, Daniel (edited by) The Ecco Press New York 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Clean tight condition. Light reading crease to the spine. Contents clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 157pp. 101105 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
13 Poems From the Russian
Cornford, Frances ; Salaman, Esther Polianowsky ; (chosen and translated by) Faber and Faber Limited London 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Publisher's original orange cloth binding. VG clean condition, but slight crease in the front board. Previous owner's name, address and date written in pencil on the f.e.p. 74pp. 19cm. 101702 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 Coleridge: Early Visions
Holmes, Richard Hodder and Stoughton 1989 0340283351 / 9780340283356 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The pages have tanned / browned. Some light, sporadic foxing, mostly confined to outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 409. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 103350 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 E. E. Cummings: Selected Poems 1923-1958
Cummings, E. E. Faber and Faber 1997 0571089860 / 9780571089864 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP. £10.99. 121pp. 304028 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
29 The Quiet Hour
Jameson, Edward Oxford University Press 1936 Brown Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
The binding is darkened at the spine and edges. Previous owner's signature just inside the front cover. Otherwise, very clean condition. 119pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 036155 
Price: 5.95 GBP

 
 
15 Many Coloured Glass
Curren, Vina ; Sampson, Peter ; Hornby, Irene Self published | printed by The Computer Bureau, Cumbria Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated. Spiral bound. 301673 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
30 The People in Shakspere's (Shakespeare's) Sonnets
Kent, Sydney John Long, Limited 1915 First Edition Blue Cloth Hardback Very Good 12mo - 7.25" / 18.5cm tall 
Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Small water mark on the rear endpaper. No other pages affected. Otherwise a VG clean tight copy. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 128pp. 007234 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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