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1 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

 
16 Poems of Michael Lermontoff
Lermontoff, Michael; Translated in Verse By Dr. E. N. Steinhart Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd 1917 Blue Cloth Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Boards are rubbed at the head and tail of the spine and the spine and board edges are darkened / dulled. The front endpaper has been removed. Pages age-darkened. Parallel Russian and English [translated] text. 36pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 050340 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 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

 
17 Dinas Head and Other Places
Lewis-Smith, Anne The Mitre Press London 1977 0705102610 / 9780705102612 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Blue cloth hardback. Flat-signed by the author on the title page in blue pen, with a gift inscription in the same pen on the front endpaper [dated 1979]. Otherwise clean and tight. Spine of the dust jacket a little faded, with very minor rubs at the spine ends and corners. Price-clipped front flap. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 'Anne Lewis-Smith is best known for her love poetry, and although she claims that the present collection is about places rather than people, a feeling of loving and being in love pervades many of the poems as subtly as perfume.' 19cm. 64pp. 100077 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 Lyrics from the Song-books of the Elizabethan Age
Bullen, A. H. (edited by) John C. Nimmo London 1887 Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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

 
18 Spring Harvest, Poems 1923-1933
Littler, Henry L. Oxford: Printed at The Shakespeare Head Press 1933 Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 7" Tall 
There is a gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Minor rubs to head and tail of the spine. 47pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 026224 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 April Twilights and Other Poems
Cather, Willa William Heinemann London 1924 First UK Edition Original Cloth Nr Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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

 
19 The Poems of Ossian
M'Naughton, Peter (literally translated from the Gaelic, in the original measure of verse, by) William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh and London 1887 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Red cloth. Boards faded in patches. Lacks front endpaper. Interior in otherwise VG clean condition. pp. ix, 355. 302061 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
5 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

 
20 Oeuvres Lyriques
Marolt, Clement; Mayer, C. A. University of London / The Athlone Press 1964 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall / 22cm 
Dark red cloth hardback. Dust jacket a little greyed, a few light marks. Otherwise VG. No names or inscriptions. A few very light pencil marks in the text (a very few). Price intact. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 428pp. Text French. 055065 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
6 E. E. Cummings: Selected Poems 1923-1958
Cummings, E. E. Faber and Faber 1997 0571089860 / 9780571089864 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 10.99. 121pp. 304028 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
21 Les Epitres
Marot, Clement (ed. C. A. Mayer) University of London, The Athlone Press 1958 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'Dr C. A. Mayer... author of the standard Bibliography of Marot published in 1954, here offers a ...critical edition of the Epitres... It includes a text with variant readings based upon a fresh examination of the MSS and the early printed versions, a full biographical and critical introduction, a commentary and a glossary and index.' All text in French. Slight rubs to dust jacket at head and tail of spine, and corners. Dust jacket now protected in removable clear film sleeve. No inscriptions. 004484 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
7 Many Coloured Glass
Curren, Vina ; Sampson, Peter ; Hornby, Irene Self published | printed by The Computer Bureau, Cumbria Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated. Spiral bound. 301673 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
22 Selected Poems
Miller, John Compton Compton Miller Limited Edition - No. 82 of 200 Copies Paperback Good+ 12mo - 7.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Not dated. 1982/3. There is a gift inscription written by the author on the page facing title page, and his signature on the title page. Hinge just cracked at title page. There is a substantial crease to the back cover. 33pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 039393 
Price: 10.95 GBP

 
 
8 Timmy the Tug
Downer, Jim and Hughes, Ted Thames & Hudson 2009 0500514968 / 9780500514962 Hardback Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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

 
23 Strawberry Fair: Heinemann's Junior Poetry Books, Book IV
Reeves, James (ed.) Heinemann Educational London 1963 Soft Cover Good 12mo - 7.75" Tall Mackay, John 
Covers are rubbed to the extremeties, small split (0.5") to the foot of the spine. Pages are age-tanned and a little thumbed. Some grubby thumbing marks to the pages. No writing. No names or inscriptions. 118pp. 036807 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 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 9" - 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

 
24 Selected Poems
Roberts, Cecil; with a Preface By Lord Birkett Hutchinson 1960 First Edition Red Cloth Hardback Fine Near Fine 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Excellent clean condition hardback. No marks, names or inscriptions. The back cover of the dust jacket is a little darkened. Also price-clipped, the DJ is proected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 151pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 044434 
Price: 8.95 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 A Hot Bath at Bedtime: Poems 1933-1977
Robertson, Martin; with an Introduction By Peter Levi Robert Dugdale Oxford 1977 0950388025 / 9780950388021 Grey Paper Covers Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Covers slightly faded at the spine, and with a small crease to the top corner of the back cover. There is a gift inscriptions written on the front endpaper. No spine creases. 121pp. 'This book contains all the poems he wishes to preserve, except for two long poems, The Black-Out: London, Autumn 1939 and The Sleeping Beauty's Prince'. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 032030 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 The Dagonet Reciter, Containing The Dagonet Ballads, The Ballads of Babylon, The Lifeboat and Other Poems
Sims, George R. George Routledge & Sons, Limited Red Cloth Hardback Very Good Fair 8vo - 8" Tall 
Not dated. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean. The dust jacket is worn - there's a large crease to the front cover, with creasing, and further tears and chips to the edges. 164pp. The DJ is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 045353 
Price: 14.95 GBP

 
 
12 Five Books of Song (SIGNED)
Gilder, Richard Watson The Century Co. New York 1900 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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

 
27 The Works of Francis Thompson: Poems, Volumes I and II
Thompson, Francis Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd London 1913 16th Thousand Olive Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Spines of both volumes are just a little faded. Previous owner's name, address and date written neatly on the front endpapers. Some light foxing to pastedowns. Otherwise v. clean condition, with just the v. occasional light pencil mark in margin (v few). Top edge gilt. Long edge rough-cut. 226pp + 228pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 039423 
Price: 22.95 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 Poems
Ward, Mary Leicester First Edition Red Cloth Nr Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
Looks to be privately published, c.1921. Printed by L. Bell & Co. Gilt titles to front board, no titles to spine. Rare. A little pink colour bleeding at the top edge of the front pastedown, endpaper and a few pages. No inscriptions. Endpapers browned. A little rubbing to extremeties. 96pp. Photographs available on request. 008561 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 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

 
29 Freedom: Poems
Young, Geoffrey Winthrop John Murray London 1914 Dark Grey Cloth Hardback Good+ No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
The boards are rubbed at the spine ends and darkened at the spine and edges. Binding tight, but the front endpaper has been removed, there are some foxing spots to the end pages and the pages are generally age-darkened / tanned. 148pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 050328 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
15 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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Many Coloured Glass, Curren, Vina ; Sampson, Peter ; Hornby, Irene
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Selected Poems, Roberts, Cecil; with a Preface By Lord Birkett
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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)
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