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1 Poems of Ye Citie, with Manie Another Dittie
A Citie Barde Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Limited 1895 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
Blue cloth binding. Endpapers browned and with some rubs to the spine. 96pp. Price on the front board of 2/-. 'Poems of ye Citie, With manie another dittie;, And Prose by ye smae writer, To suit ye young reciter.' 1895. 024229 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
16 William Blake - Poetical Sketches
Blake, William ; with an introduction by Robin Hamlyn Tate Publishing 2007 185437768X / 9781854377685 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent fine condition in a very near fine condition dust jacket. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxi, 70. 308458 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
2 Poems of Lakeland, An Anthology
Abraham, Mrs Ashley P.; with a foreword by Hugh Walpole Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd. 1946 4th Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name, place and date written in ink on the front endpaper. With colour frontis. and 12 full-page illustrations.179pp. Lightly rubbed at the spine ends. Boards and pages clean. 051285 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 The Farmer's Boy; A Rural Poem. [The Sixth Edition]
Bloomfield, Robert Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; and Longman and Rees, Paternoster Row, by James Swan. London 1802 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Contemporary mottled calf, with renewed lighter calf spine. Red morocco title label. Later marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Binding tight and firm. There are small worm traces: a small hole at the base of the front joint, and traces to both the top and bottom of the inner hinges, both front and back. Text pages and text block remain unaffected. Some light scattered foxing. A couple of pencil notes to pages. Two previous owner's signatures. Ribbon page marker present but not attached. With black and white engraved plates and vignettes. Some offsetting from the plates. An attractive little volume. pp. xxxii, 128. [Robert Bloomfield, 1766-1823]. 1802. 16.5cm x 10.5cm. 101167 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
3 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 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

 
18 Songs and Lyrics From The English Playbooks
Boas, Frederick S. (collected and edited by) ; decorated by Hans Tisdall The Cresset Press London 1945 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Tisdall, Hans 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Cream boards, significantly marked and grubby / discoloured in appearance. The boards are rubbed at the spine ends and cloth frayed at the ends of the spine. Previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper, with date and place written underneath and a brief gift inscription written above the bookplate. The binding is firm and pages are clean. Lovely two-tone illustrations. pp. xvii, 258. 307591 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
4 Planet of Spirits - Fifteen Poems [SIGNED copy]
Aldrich, Robert The Mitre Press London 1975 0705102181 / 9780705102186 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Signed by the poet on the reverse of the half-title page: 'With best wishes, Robert Aldrich, June 1975'. Very good. Some pale foxing spots to the boards, endpapers and dust jacket flaps. Blue cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor rubs and nicks to the dust jacket edges. Not price-clipped. Original price of £1.25 net. on the front flap. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 49pp. 100094 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 The Testament of Beauty: A Poem in Four Books [Single Volume]
Bridges, Robert Oxford at the Clarendon Press | OUP 1929 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Fifth impression. Original cream boards. The boards have significantly darkened brown patches at the head and tail spine (corresponding with loss to the dust jacket). Some quite significant foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks to pages. The dust jacket is darkened, has some marks and has wear to the edges, including loss to the spine ends and corners. A flattened crease to the front cover of the dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 192pp. 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. 306296 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 Facing Demons [Inscribed by the author]
Alexander, Ann Peterloo Poets 2002 1871471214 / 9781871471212 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Paperback. Inscribed by the author, with dedication, on the half-title page. In otherwise excellent condition; appears barely read / unread. Clean and tight. pp. 80. 308229 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 The Collected Poems of T. E. Brown
Brown, T. E.; with an Introduction By W. E. Henley Macmillan and Co., Limited 1909 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. 3rd impression. Original green cloth. The boards are a little bruised and rubbed at the spine ends and slightly faded at the spine. Previous owner's name, address and date written on the front endpaper - the book appears to be from the collection of the late theologian C. H. Dodd, bearing his signature, Mansfield College Oxford address and date of Jan 2016, on the front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and endpapers. Slight superficial cracks to the front inner hinge. The binding is quite firm. Deckled page edges. Frontispiece portrait plate and tissue guard (tissue guard has browned). pp. xxiii, [3], 736, [4]. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 039430 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 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: 12.50 GBP

 
21 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: 32.00 GBP

 
 
7 Seeing Stars
Armitage, Simon Faber and Faber London 2010 0571249906 / 9780571249909 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. In excellent very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. The slightest bruise to the head of the spine and to one corner. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 74. 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. 308245 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 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: 4.50 GBP

 
 
8 The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867; AND The Poems of William Wordsworth [2 Separate Volumes Uniformly Bound]
Arnold, Matthew (with an introduction by Sir A. T. Quiller-Couch) ; Wordsworth, William (with introductions and notes edited by Thomas Hutchinson) Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press [1913 and 1916] 1913 Half Leather Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
These separate volumes are uniformly bound in a handsome red morocco with red cloth boards, six gilt ruled spine compartments, five raised bands. Top edges are gilt. Minor rubs. An attractive and sturdy pair. The pair belonged to Hermione Lady Cobbold (nee Bulwer-Lytton) and were given to her by her mother on the occasion of her 15th birthday. The inscription inside each volume reads 'August 31st 1920, Hermione Lytton, from Mother'. Both volumes have some darkening to the edges of the endpapers. Both have a frontis. portrait with tissue guard. The Matthew Arnold volume has a very pale stain to the bottom edge of the front pastedown, endpaper and following free page. Other occasional light marks to pages but overall in very good, clean condition. Bindings firm. Matthew Arnold: pp. xxvii, 460. Wordsworth: pp. xxxii, 986. 19.5cm. A HEAVY pair - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as these volumes cost more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Surcharge may apply for posting to UK highlands and islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 306180 
Price: 92.00 GBP

 
23 Fly Leaves
Calverley, C. S. [Charles Stuart Calverley 1831-1884) Deighton, Bell, and Co. Cambridge 1890 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Slim pocket-sized hardback. Bound in green cloth. Rubbed at the spine edges, spine ends and corners. Spine ends and corners bumped. Short nicks to the cloth at the spine ends. The binding is slightly shaken with a couple of light cracks within the textblock but hinges are good. Though shaken, the binding is sound. No names or inscriptions. Scattered foxing. 18th thousand / 19th impression; was first published in 1872. pp. 129. 105898 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Barrett Browning, Elizabeth Smith, Elder, & Co. London 1900 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original cloth, with gilt titles and emblem on the front board. There are two partial cup ring marks on the front board. Minor rubs to spine ends. Original black endpapers. Partial cracks to inner hinges. Frontis. illustration slightly coming loose. Binding is otherwise firm and sound. There is a short tear in the foredge of the title page. The pages are tanned / darkened. pp. xiv, 667. 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. 103270 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 The Poetry of the Countryside
Carr, Samuel (edited by) B. T. Batsford London 1984 0713418486 / 9780713418484 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. With 8 colour plates and numerous monochrome illustrations. pp. 193. 307438 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 This Lamentable City - Poems of Polina Barskova
Barskova, Polina ; edited and introduced by Ilya Kaminsky Tupelo Press USA 2010 1932195831 / 9781932195835 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Slim paperback. In excellent, very near fine condition - clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dual langauge - Russian and English translation. pp. xiii, 34. 307950 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
25 April Twilights (1903) Revised Edition
Cather, Willa; edited with an Introduction by Bernice Slote University of Nebraska Press 1981 0803200110 / 9780803200111 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards are partially faded to the top edges and spine. In otherwise very good clean condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with a few short tears and small chips. Front flap not price clipped. The DJ is now supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. xlviii, 88. 014149 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Zoo in Winter, Selected Poems
Barskova, Polina ; selected and translated by Boris Dralyuk and David Stromberg Melville House 2010 1935554263 / 9781935554264 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears unread / unused. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 165. 308225 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
26 Dawn and Dusk: Poems of Our Time, Chosen and Introduced to Boys and Girls By Charles Causley
Causley, Charles (chosen and introduced by) ; with designs by Gerald Wilkinson) Brockhampton Press 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Publisher's original pale grey boards; discoloured at the edges, some creasing to the rear board and small bumps to the corners. Small light brown stain on the rear endpaper and pastedown, matching a corresponding mark on the rear flap of the dust jacket. Contents are otherwise in good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 128. The dust jacket is discoloured / browned, is worn at the edges, with some tears and creasing and there is the small brown stain to rear dust jacket flap. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is now presented in a loose clear film protective sleeve. 023038 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Avril: Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance
Belloc, H. Duckworth and Co. London 1911 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Original navy cloth. Good condition. Blind embossed motif on the front board. Gilt titles to spine. Light marks to boards. Light rubs and bumps to edges. Short nick at head of spine. Tiny hole to the front board next to the spine. Previous owner's name and date on the f.e.p. Sporadic foxing. Binding firm. pp. xv, 238. First published in 1904, this is a second reprint in the Readers' Library edition. 103750 
Price: 6.00 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 
Hardback. 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 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: 15.00 GBP

 
28 Canterbury Folk
Couper, J. M. Melbourne University Press 1984 0522842720 / 9780522842722 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth hardback and dust jacket are both in very good condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. Slightly faded spine. Small mark on the rear flap of the DJ. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 58pp. Verse. Poetry. 24cm. 301348 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Dream Songs
Berryman, John ; with an introduction by W. S. Merwin Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007 0374530661 / 9780374530662 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback. Clean and tight but with a tiny bump and crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Otherwise, excellent near fine condition. Appears unread / barely used. pp. xxvi, 427. 308254 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
29 The Collected Poems of Hart Crane
Crane, Hart ; edited with an introduction by Waldo Frank Liveright Publishing Corporation New York 1946 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. Black cloth, gilt titles, decoration to spine . Spine ends and corners frayed. Surface split to the cloth at the top of the rea joint. Abrasion to the rear pastedown - looks like a label has been removed. There is a stamp on the title page for Undergraduate Library, University of Kansas. pp. xxxiv, 179. Some notes written in pen on the rear free endpaper. 103765 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
15 Complete Poems
Bishop, Elizabeth Chatto and Windus 2004 0701178027 / 9780701178024 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 287. 307972 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Whispering Hope
Darling, Isabella F. John Menzies & Co. / Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1893 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Hardback. Decorative Victorian cloth binding. Red cloth with gilt titles and black leaf design to opposing corners of the boards. The cloth is dulled / darkened at the spine and there are some light rubs / mild biopredation to the boards. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Frontispice portrait of Isa Darling, with tissue guard. The book is dedicated to the author's sister, Grace Darling (printed dedication). Sporadic foxing to pages and foxing spots and general greying to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 240, 4. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 039462 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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