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FOOTPRINTS OF FORMER MEN IN FAR CORNWALL and CORNISH BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS ( 2 volume set )

by Hawker, R. S. ( Vicar of Morwenstow )

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Cornish Books
Published
1903
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$85.11

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The books were Printed as 2 Companion Volumes in matching special period Bindings. Edited, with Introduction by C. Byles. With illustrations by I. Ley Pethbridge. "Footprints" is a Fascinating blend of Biographical Sketches, Folklore and Local History. Includes "Daniel Gumb's Rock", "Anthony Payne, a Cornish Giant", "Humphrey Vivian" and "The Botathen ghost". "Ballads" contains all the Poems printed in the 2 previous… Read more
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BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS and Other Verses

by Kipling, Rudyard and many others

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Cornish Books
Published
1899
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Very Good-
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$14.19

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Includes "Mandalay and Gunga Din". Red cloth cover with bright gilt lettering on spine. Top page edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. XIX (19) preliminary pages, main text 208 p.pages + 39 pages Methuen's adverts. 7 3/4" tall, 350g. Some fading to cloth. Spine tanned. No inscriptions.
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WINTER WORDS in various Moods and Metres

by Hardy, Thomas

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Cornish Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$56.74

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Volume of Poetry. Pages uncut so the book is unread. No inscriptions except penciled bookseller's note on ffep. Green cloth clover with bright gilt floral Monogram on front. Bright gilt lettering on spine. Same in Black on dustjacket. All page edges untrimmed. 199 p.pages, 8" tall. Jacket has 2 closed tears at top of… Read more
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LEWESDON HILL, Considerably Enlarged : With Other Poems

by Crowe, Rev. William

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Cornish Books
Published
1804
Condition
Good
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$177.31

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Strand, London ; Oxford: T. Cadell and W. Davies; and J. Cooke, 1804. Third Edition, 1804. The Other Poems include "Romulus", From Lucretius & The British Theatre. Contemporary Brown Full-Leather Binding with Gilt Decoration on spine dividing it into compartments. Poetry to page 91 Followed by a section of Notes continuing the pagination to 115. 6 1/2" Tall, 190g. Front… Read more
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The Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate

by Tennyson, Alfred, Lord

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Cornish Books
Published
1878
Condition
Good+
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$38.30

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1 Paternoster Square, London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1878. Tennyson's works. 665 Pages + publisher's adverts. Contemporary Blue cloth Binding by "Burn & Co", decorated with lovely incised black "Tree" Designs on front and spine with bright gilt Flowers and lettering. Bevelled Edges. All Page Edges Gilt. Frontis is a [portrait of Tennyson. Very nice Handwritten Presentaion Inscription dated… Read more
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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book

by Tolkien, J. R. R.

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Cornish Books
Published
1962
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Near Very Good
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$49.65

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Ruskin House, Museum Street: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1962. Tom Bombadil's adventures and verses composed by Bilbo and other Hobbits. Of much interest to fans of the Lord of the Rings. 64 Pages. Illustrated with Full Page and In Text Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Cover is Paper Covered Boards Illustrated with Tom Bombadil in a boat, sea creatures etc.… Read more
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JOGHN DONNE Third Edition ( Limited to 750 Copuies )

by Keynes, Geoffrey

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Cornish Books
Published
1958
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Very Good +
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$102.13

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1958. Fronm a Limited Edition of 750 Copies. Black cloth cover with Gilt Title & Border on spine. Top page edges Black. 285 pages, 1.2 Kilos, 10" Tall. Pencil note on the 750 copies on ffep. No other inscriptions. A few small spots of faint browning on jacket. Protected no in rwemovable clear plastic wrapper. Weight,… Read more
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BEN JONSON, Selected Works

by Jonson, Ben & Levin, Harry ( Editor )

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Cornish Books
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Very Good
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$42.56

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London: The Nonesuch Press Edited and with an Introduction by Harry Levin, of Harvard University. Undated Edition, inscription on ffep dated 1958. Yellow Buckram cover with Gilt lettering withing wavy linear border to spine. Beveled edges. 1010 Pages, 780g, 7 3/4" Tall. Some fading around spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket. Book.
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF MARK AKENSIDE, MD : In Two Volumes. Collated with the Best Editions By Thomas park

by AKENSIDE, MARK & Thomas Park (Collated By )

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Cornish Books
Published
1811
Condition
Near Very Good
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$70.93

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Stationers Court, Ludgate Street, London: Suttaby, Evance and Hutchings, 1811. Contemporary Brown Calf Full Leather Binding with Gilt Decorative Borders to front & rear. Spine divided into compartments by Gilt Decoration. "Akenside" in 2nd Compartment. Gilt Decorative Border on inside Cover. Marbled Endpapers. All page edges Marbled. Volumes I and II are bound in the one book. Each has its… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS : Edited and with an Introduction By H. Buxton Forman ( Oxford Edition )

by KEATS, JOHN : Forman, H. Buxton ( Editor )

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Cornish Books
Published
1920
Condition
Near Fine
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$319.16

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London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, 1920. Handsome Black Calf Full-Leather Prize Binding with 5 Raised Bands to spine. Bright Gilt Tile in 2nd Compartment and Decoration in others. Bright Gilt central School Badge on front. Gilt Decoration to edges and blind tooled decoration on inner borders. Endpapers and all page edges Marbled. Frontispiece illustrated with Portrait of John… Read more
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RUDYARD KIPLING'S VERSE : Inclusive Edition 1885 - 1926

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Cornish Books
Published
1930
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Near Very Good
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$17.02

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1930. Fine collection of Poetry by one of England's great and most Patriotic author's. Blue full-leather Binding with blind stamped Greek Key in the centre. Gilt Lettering & Greek Key indented on spine. Top Page Edges Gilt. 743 Pages including Index to First Lines. 9" Tall. Very slight wear to leather at tips of corners &… Read more
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THE BIRDS OF TENNYSON

by Watkins, Watkin

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Cornish Books
Published
1903
Condition
Good +
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$63.83

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London: R. H. Porter, 1903. Beautiful combination of Nature Poetry and fine Monochrome Illustrations by G. E. Lodge. Frontis illustrated with a Golden Eagle. Gift inscription signed by the author opposite half-title page. Contemporary Green Half-Leather Bnding with 5 Raised Bands to spine, Gilt Lettering in 2 Compartments. Green cloth covered Boards and Leather Corners. Marbled Endpapers.Top Page Edges Gilt.… Read more
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Thetical Works of Robert Browning , with Portraits. In Two Volumes ( Complete 2 Volume Set )

by Browning, Robert

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Cornish Books
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
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$127.67

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London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1904. Frontis of Vol. I illustrated with Engraved profilr portrait of a youthful Browning and Vol. II illustrated of an elderly Browning, taken from a photograph. Text arranged in Double columns. Includes Author's preface to Editions of 1868 and 1888; Chronological List of Poems & Plays; Index of First Lines and General Index. Both protected… Read more
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Another Cheerful Day

by Gee, H. L.

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Cornish Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$35.46

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London: Methuen & Co Limited, 1936. Inspirational Anthology of Prose & Poetry. Arranged with an entry for each day of the year. Red cloth cover with Gilt Lettering on spine. 183 Pages, 220g, 6 3/4" Tall. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1940. Pencil marks in margin on some pages. Jacket has some edge wear and scuffing on spine. Unclipped, price… Read more
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WORDSWORTH, Poetical Works

by Hutchinson, Thomas (Editor), Selincourt, Ernest De (Revised by)

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Cornish Books
Published
1969
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Very Good +
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$19.86

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London: Oxford University Press, 1969. "With introduction and notes edited by Thomas Hutchinson. New Edition, revised by Ernest de Selincourt. "Contains every piece of original verse which we know to have been published by the poet himself, or authorized the posthumous publication. Dark blue cloth cover with blind stamped publishers design on front and bright gilt lettering to spine. 778… Read more
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Modern Poets 80, Volume 12

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Cornish Books
Published
1980
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Near Very Good
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$7.09

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London: Willow Poetry, 1980. An Anthology of selected Contemporary Poems. 192 Pages Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Near Very Good. Book.
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Tennyson's Heroes and Heroines

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Cornish Books
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Near Very Good
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$106.39

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London, Paris and New York: Raphael Tuck and Sons 0 Beautifully Illustrated Verse, with 16 stunning full page Chromolithographs and Black ink drawings in the text. Brown silk cover with gilt heraldic decoration and lettering to front. Dull gilt lettering to spine. Edges Beveled. All page edges bright gilt. Plates in very nice condition, colours fresh and bright. Undated Edition,… Read more
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. Volumes I & II. Includes Reference to about 23,000 Poems from MSS., identified by First and Last Lines. Also Short Biographical and Historical Notes. Supplementary Indexes of Authors, Subjects of Poems, Authors of Translated Poems and Composers of Musical Settings. Blue cloth covers with Gilt Lettering & Publisher's Logo on spines. Vpl. I, 630 pages &… Read more
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$31.21
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St. Michael's Mount, in Cornwall; a Poem

by Hogg, Thomas

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Cornish Books
Published
1811
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$276.61

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Truro / London: Printed By Joseph Tregoning, and Sold By F. J. & C. Rivington, 1811. Epic Poem in 4 Cantos. Includes: The Mount Described - Entrance Into the Castle - The Hall - St. Aubyn - Prospect From The Tower - Chapel Carn-Brae - Penzance - Marazion - St. Erth - Godolphin Hills - Invasion of the Spaniards -… Read more
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186 Fleet St. London: George Bell, 1854. Delightful combination of fine Verse with fine Paintings. Complete with 22 Colour Plates, protected by thin paper guards. A very early example of Chromolithographs reproducing Paintings. Artists include Birket Foster, Harrison Weir and David Cox. Poets include Keats, Wordsworth, Cowper & Tennyson. Contemporary Red Cloth cover with fine indented Gilt Floral Decoration and… Read more
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