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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 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

 
 
2 Scar on the Stone : Contemporary Poetry from Bosnia
Agee, Chris (edited by) Bloodaxe Books Ltd 1998 1852244151 / 9781852244156 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
VERY GOOD+ excellent clean condition paperback. Second-hand but barely read / unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 208pp. Original RRP. £8.95. 301078 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 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

 
 
3 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

 
18 The Poetry of Robert Burns [Complete 4 Volume Set - Centenary Edition]
Burns, Robert ; edited by W. E. Henley and T. F. Henderson ; with etchings by William Hole, portraits and facsimilia The Caxton Publishing Co. [1896-1897] London 1896 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
4 volumes. Uniform cream cloth bindings with gilt celtic influenced nouveau-style decoration. Unusual to see this set in cream bindings, rather than the usual green ones. Burgundy endpapers. Previous owner's small bookplate on the pastedowns. Spines are a little dulled. A few very small marks to the boards. Top edges gilt. Others untrimmed. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and also to some illustration tissue guards. A nice, firm, solid set. pp. xviii, [i], 464 [9 plates]; xviii, 348, [13 plates]; xxii, [i], 475, [7 plates]; xxii, [i], 519, [8 plates]. Each volume 22.5 x 15.5cm. PLEASE NOTE this is a HEAVY set. No additional postage charges to send these within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage is likely to be expensive - 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. 103484 
Price: 54.00 GBP

 
 
4 Les poètes lyonnais, précurseurs de la Pléiade. Maurice Scève - Louise Labé - Pernette du Guillet. Introduction et notes de J. Aynard.
Anthologie ; Aynard, Joseph (introduction et notes de) Editions Bossard Paris 1924 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Edition numérotée 2089/2500. Bound in red cloth with marbled boards. Previous owner's names written on the f.e.p. Endpapers browned. Text pages not browned. There are some light pencil marks in the page margins. Overall good clean condition. 300pp. French. 302770 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 The Ballad of Reading Gaol
C.3.3. (Oscar Wilde) Leonard Smithers London 1898 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
This is either the fifth or the sixth edition. A previous bookseller (or owner) has lightly scratched or bleached out the printing of the edition on the verso to the title page. It has been neatly done and you have to hold the page up to the light to see it but it is just about visible. The binding is quite tight and the pages are clean. There is a partial crack to the front inner hinge (superficial). There is a gift inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1948 and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown.The 6th edition was the last to be published under C.3.3. rather than Oscar Wilde's real name. Quarter cream cloth with dark mustard-yellow cloth sides. Corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A surface scratch to the rear board. Spine dull and darkened but gilt titles still readable. Some marks to the boards. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. All pageS printed to just one side. 31 pages. 102563 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867
Arnold, Matthew ; with an introduction by Sir A. T. Quiller-Couch Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press 1913 Quarter Leather Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Quarter blue calf leather; blue boards. Lacks half-title page. Frontis. portrait and tissue guard. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Spine edges and corner edges are rubbed and the the leather of the spine is also faded and rubbed. The binding however is sound and supple. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxvii, 460. 301945 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
20 Fly Leaves
Calverley, C. S. Deighton, Bell, and Co | Bell and Daldy Cambridge and London 1873 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Green cloth. Fourth edition. Original brown endpapers. Binding a little shaken. Signature and date on the f.e.p. Book of verse. 124pp. Minor rubs to boards. 302143 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Works, The Classic Collection
Ayres, Pam BBC Books 2008 1846074657 / 9781846074653 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unread. As new. Dust jacket RRP is £14.99. First printing. 254pp. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 304065 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
21 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

 
 
7 The Alphabetical Zoo
Barker, George Faber and Faber London 1972 0571098924 / 9780571098927 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall Roland, Krystyna 
A lovely clean copy. Unmarked. Dustwrapper is priceclipped and very lightly edgeworn - now protected inside a removable loose film sleeve. 021735 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
22 Poems By David Campbell
Cambell, David Edwards & Shaw Sydney 1962 Hard Cover Nr Very Good Nr Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
There is a thick black marker pen line of a name and date on the front endpaper. No further marks. The dust jacket shows minor rubs and chips to the edges with 1" crumpled tear to the top edge of the jacket. Not price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 47pp. Scanned image available on request. 013065 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
8 Drumming in the Sky: Poems from 'Stories and Rhymes'
Bechely, Paddy (ed.) British Broadcasting Corporation London 1981 0563179007 / 9780563179009 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall Lamont, Priscilla 
Lovely clean copy. Unmarked throughout. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn and has a closed tear to the head of the spine (c. 2" long), rubs to the corners - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable loose film sleeve. 160pp. 020623 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
23 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

 
 
9 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

 
24 April Twilights (1903) Revised Edition
Cather, Willa; ed. With an Introduction By Bernice Slote University of Nebraska Press 1981 0803200110 / 9780803200111 Original Cloth Nr Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Slight fading to the edges of the blue cloth binding. The dust jacket is rubbed at the head and tail of the spine, and slightly rubbed with a few nicks at the edges. Now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Excellent clean condition inside. 88pp. A scanned image of the book is available on request. 014149 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
10 Broken Wings: A Soldier's Diary
Bennett, Vernon Harold The Fortune Press London 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Bright red boards. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of front free endpaper. 38pp. Complete with beige dust jacket. There is a pale stain to the back cover of the dust jacket. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302785 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
25 Dawn and Dusk: Poems of Our Time, Chosen and Introduced to Boys and Girls By Charles Causley
Causley, Charles (ed.) Brockhampton Press 1962 First Edition Cream Cloth Very Good Good Minus 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn and darkened at the spine and edges. Small chips missing and a couple of tears. Price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected from further damage in a removable clear film sleeve. 128pp. A scanned image of this book is available and can be emailed to you on request. 023038 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 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

 
 
12 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

 
27 The Bothie and Other Poems
Clough, Arthur Hugh ; edited by Ernest Rhys Walter Scott, Limited [c.1896] London 1896 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall 
Small pocket-sized volume bound in half red and gilt cloth. Spine dulled / faded. Spine ends rubbed. Endpapers match the boards. n.d. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1896. Previous owner's signature and date on the reverse of the front endpaper. Fronits. photo illustrations. All edges gilt. Binding tight and pages in nice, clean condition. pp. xii, 222, + publisher lists. 13.5 x 10.5cm. 103653 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
13 Overtones of War: Poems of the First World War
Blunden, Edmund ; edited with an introduction by Martin Taylor Duckworth London 1996 0715627392 / 9780715627396 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Green boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Small light foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Light bruising to spine ends. Dust jacket not price clipped [£16.99]. pp. viii, 232. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103711 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
28 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

 
 
14 The Collected Poems of T. E. Brown
Brown, T. E.; with an Introduction By W. E. Henley Macmillan and Co., Limited 1909 Reprint Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 7¾" Tall 
Previous owner's name, address and date written on the front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Front hinge partially cracked inside. Spine slightly faded. 736pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 039430 
Price: 5.95 GBP

 
29 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

 
 
15 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant.
Bryant, William Cullen ; with an introductory essay on his genus and writings by George Gilfillan; illustrated by John Gilbert Knight and Son, Clerkenwell Close London 1854 Leather Bound Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall 
Mid-brown morocco leather binding. Gilt tooled. Raised bands to spine. Light surface rubs. Binding strong and sound. All edges gilt. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. Previous owner's name and date written on the front pastedown. Red ribbon page marker - very thin but still attached. Some foxing to prelims and frontis. but pages are otherwise clean. pp. xxii, 264, plates. An attractive little volume. William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. 302910 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
30 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

 
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