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1 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 7 - 9" 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: 5.00 GBP

 
16 Specimen Days [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Cunningham, Michael W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324254 / 9781846324253 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback in excellent, near fine, almost like new condition; dust jacket has a small rub at the bottom of the spine, book has small bump to textblock in the middle of the text. Appears unread. 450pp. 3 related stories spanning 300yrs of New York history: In the Machine, The Children's Crusade, and Like Beauty. Presiding over each episode of this interrelated whole is the prophetic figure of the poet Walt Whitman. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 303013 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta, 1840-1841 : A Poet's Bazaar I-II
Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated into English Grace Thornton Peter Owen London 1985 0720606365 / 9780720606362 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are tanned / browned, particularly at the edges. pp. 182. 043701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
17 Les Trophees (Athlone French Poets)
De Heredia, Jose-Maria ; edited by W. N. Ince The Athlone Press 1979 0485127091 / 9780485127096 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Slightly faded spine. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Critical edition with introduction and commentary in English. pp. xi, 178. 308420 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
3 Lorca: The Poet and his People
Barea, Arturo ; translated from the Spanish by Ilsa Barea Grove Press Inc New York 1958 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Evergreen edition, second printing. In good condition but with rubs and discolouration to the covers, light rubs to the cover edges and some creasing to the top corner of the front cover. Previous owner's signature and date at the top edge of the half-title page. Pages are age-toned but clean. pp. xv, 176. 106111 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 Ted Hughes : The Life of a Poet
Feinstein, Elaine Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 029764601x / 9780297646013 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The book and dust jacket are both in excellent clean condition. Printed boards. Translucent wrapper. Not price clipped. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original RRP on the front flap of 20.00. 273pp. 301085 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Later Wordsworth
Bath, Edith C. Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth. Covers are a bit worn, with some rubs to the spine ends and some light marks to the boards. NOT an ex-lib copy though and contents are clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to endpapers / prelims. pp. x; 417. 302145 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Ted Hughes : The Life of a Poet
Feinstein, Elaine Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 029764601x / 9780297646013 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The book and dust jacket are VG. Printed boards.Translucent wrapper. Not price clipped. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Short tear to the top edge of the dust jacket and a small mark to the spine. Original RRP on the front flap of 20.00. 273pp. 303435 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304885 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
20 The Quickening Maze
Foulds, Adam Windsor Parragon 2010 1408461226 / 9781408461228 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. EX-LIBRARY copy. Remains of a library label on the front endpaper, barcode on the f.e.p., stamp on the copyright page. Looks to have been barely borrowed which is a shame as this is a super novel about the poet, John Clare. In very good, clean condition, except for the library marks. Glazed pictorial boards. pp. x, 249. 104058 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
6 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304886 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
21 Swinburne, A Critical Biography
Fuller, Jean Overton Chatto & Windus London 1968 0701113103 / 9780701113100 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original pink boards, rubbed at edges. The dust jacket is rubbed at the spine and corners, with a couple of short tears, and some foxing to the underside. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions 319pp. 22cm. 101434 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Complete Poems of Rupert Brooke
Brooke, Rupert Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd London 1934 Leather Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Leather bound. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. Just light rubs to spine ends and corners. Top edge gilt. Foredges and bottom edges deckled / untrimmed. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. with tissue guard. 5th impression. pp. viii, 166. 19.8cm. tall. 309116 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
22 John Keats
Gittings, Robert Heinemann 1980 0435183613 / 9780435183615 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. 103411 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 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 - 5" 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: 30.00 GBP

 
23 John Keats: The Living Year 21 September 1818 to 21 September 1819
Gittings, Robert William Heinemann, Ltd 1954 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue cloth boards. Previous owner's signature on the f.e.p. Book in VERY GOOD clean condition. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed and torn with small loss. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 247pp. 101920 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Six Dramas of Calderon: The Painter of His Own Dishonour; Keep Your Own Secret; Gil Perez, the Gallician; Three Judgments at a Blow; The Mayor of Zalamea; Beware of Smooth Water
Calderon de la Barca ; freely translated by Edward Fitzgerald and edited by H. Oelsner Alexander Moring The De La More Press London 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
The King's Classics edition. Burgundy red cloth, faded at spine and two thirds of the rear board. Minor rubs to spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name written on f.e.p. Some foxing. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xxxiv, 497. 304122 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
24 Amadis Jamyn 1540 (?) - 1593, sa vie, son oeuvre, son temps (un disciple de Ronsard)
Graur, Theodosia Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion Paris 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Bibliotheque Litteraire de La Renaissance Nouvelle Serie Tome XVIII. French language. Originally in paper wraps, this has been bound into a fairly utilitarian but sturdy grey cloth. The pages have tanned / browned, particularly at the edges. Edges untrimmed. A little pencil underlining on the title pages. A good, solid copy. pp. xxvi, 350. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 024384 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
10 Du Bellay: Actes du Colloque International d'Angers du 26 au 29 Mai 1989, Tome 2
Cesbron, Georges (textes reunis par) Presses de l'Universite d'Angers 1990 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back; pale blue covers. Reading creases to the spine. In good, clean condition. The binding is firm. Pages are unmarked but have browned / tanned, particularly at the edges. Volume 2 ONLY. pp. 353-757. The penultimate page (list of subscribers) is heavily creased. A good working / study copy. 309240 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 Coleridge: Darker Reflections
Holmes, Richard HarperCollins 1998 0002555778 / 9780002555777 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
VGC. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Ribbon page marker. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xi, 622. 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 very heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. 103409 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 That Singular Person Called Lear: The Extraordinary Life of the Author of The Owl and the Pussycat
Chitty, Susan Tempus Stroud, Glos 2007 075244137X / 9780752441375 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 12.99. pp. 335. 304887 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
26 Coleridge: Early Visions
Holmes, Richard Hodder and Stoughton 1989 0340283351 / 9780340283356 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 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: 8.00 GBP

 
 
12 Over the Bridge, An Essay in Autobiography
Church, Richard William Heinemann Ltd 1956 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Original red boards. There is a slight bend to the boards. Pages are significantly tanned / browned at the edges, with foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges, particularly heavy to the top edge. No names or inscriptions. 231pp. The dust jacket has some minor marks and foxing and some rubs and short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. 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. 105495 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 Time to Stand and Stare: A Life of W. H. Davies, Poet and Super-tramp
Hooper, Barbara Peter Owen Publishers 2004 0720612055 / 9780720612059 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback, in very good, clean condition. Tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 202. 308418 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Golden Sovereign, A conclusion to Over the Bridge
Church, Richard William Heinemann Ltd 1957 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Previous owner's Book Society bookplate on the front pastedown. Original red boards. a cup ring mark to the centre of the front board. Some light sporadic foxing. The binding is firm. Some creasing and grubby marks to the dust jacket, including pink marks to the back cover and the front flap. The dust jacket is also worn at the edges - rubbed, torn and chipped with minor loss and has darkened spine and edges. A good solid reading / reference copy. 245pp. 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. 105496 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 Rupert Brooke: Life, Death & Myth
Jones, Nigel Richard Cohen Books 1999 1860661718 / 9781860661716 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket - both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvii, 462. 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. 303761 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Marriage of a Rebel : A Mystical-erotic Quest
Clemo, Jack Victor Gollancz Ltd 1980 0575027320 / 9780575027329 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Some light foxing to a few pages. Price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 159pp. 301420 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
29 Robert Graves, A Biography
King, Bruce Haus Publishing London 2008 1905791941 / 9781905791941 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New Hardback. New hardback. Excellent, fine condition. RRP. 16.99. 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. 266pp. 301332 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
15 Shakespeare's Scenery: A journey through Warwickshire and the Cotswold Borders
Colvile, Robert ; photography by James Kerr ; foreword by Judi Dench Envisage Books London 2008 0954101146 / 9780954101145 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. From the towers of Warwick Castle to the Tudor houses of Stratford, Warwickshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England. This book is a journey through the heart of that county, exploring the town where the poet was born and raised, and the landscape and history that shaped his life and work. With exclusive photographic access to the leading mansions and monuments in the county, and in-depth explorations of their history and significance, this is the ultimate guide to the birthplace of the Bard. 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. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 307374 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
30 Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet : An Autobiography
Kingsley, Charles Macmillan and Co. 1890 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Maroon cloth boards - some very pale water stain marks to the edges of the boards. Spine slightly faded and cloth a little frayed at the head and tail of the spine. Titles in black on the front board, and in gilt on the spine. Contents are clean and free from foxing but pages have tanned / darkened. A narrow margin of colour bleed from the boards to the rear pastedown and endpaper. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Text printed in twin columns on the page. 148pp. 23cm. 100932 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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