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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1882 First edition thus, in English, and with a memoir of the author by Edmund Gosse. HB. Original pink-brown cloth over bevelled boards, lettered in gilt to spine and front, with printed decorative borders to front and spine in blue. Top page edges gilt. xxvii, (Gosse's memoir), 139pp. Nicely printed on laid paper with hand-cut fore-edges.… Read more
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Poems by Oscar Wilde with the Ballad of Reading Gaol.

by Wilde, Oscar:

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London: Methuen, 1909 Ninth edition, Dec. 1909 (the fourth Methuen edition, which first appeared in March 1908). HB. Original green cloth, lettered and bordered in gilt to spine and front. Top page edges gilt. 320pp. Printed on laid paper with hand-cut front and lower edges. This collection of Wilde's poetry was edited by Robert Ross and included two new… Read more
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Chaucer and Fifteenth-Century Verse and Prose.

by Bennett, H.S.:

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Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1990 Reprint. HB. Black cloth lettered in gilt to spine, and dustjacket lettered in blue and cream on blue and cream paper with decorative border. 348pp. Chapters include: Chaucer and his Age; Religion; The author and his Public; chronological tables and detailed bibliography on various aspects of 15th Century life and thought. A Fine… Read more
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, with Illustrations by Willy Pogany.

by Fitzgerald, Edward & Pogany, Willy (Omar Khayyam):

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London: George G. Harrap, 1954 Reprint. HB. Red decorative cloth with black titles to spine and front, and blue-green decorative dustjacket with same motifs to front (Islamic columns and floral motifs to borders) 94pp, 14 x 9.5 cm. With 8 colour plates from paintings by Willy Pogany. Each page of cream paper has orange decorations printed on,… Read more
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Air Force Poetry.

by Pudney, John and Treece, Henry (eds.):

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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1944 First edition. HB. Blue clothlettered in gilt to spine and front, and pictorial dustjacket designed by Foss. 90pp. Poems by serving RAF and FAA personnel, including some by the editors. Also including HE Bates and John Bayliss. A nice copy of the first edition, published at the height of RAF operations. Very Good… Read more
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In the Clearing.

by Frost, Robert:

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London: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962 First UK edition of this collection of poems. Hardcover. Grey cloth, lettered in silver to spine, and dustjacket wirth photo of Frost to front . 101pp. Introduction by Robert Graves. Fine book in Very Good jacket, which has light wear to edges with abrasison and creases, and some fade to red of title… Read more
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Collected Poems. 1941-1994.

by Hamburger, Michael (signed):

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London: Anvil Press Poetry, 1995 First edition of this collection. Signed by the author on title page (signature, place and date). HB. Yellow cloth, lettered in silver to spine, and dustjacket lettered in white and yellow on maroon paper . xviii, 475p. Includes author's note (4pp) at start. Fine book in Very Good jacket, which has slight colour fade… Read more
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Collected Poems. Edited by Robert Fraser.

by Barker, George:

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London: Faber and Faber, 1997 First edition of this collection. HB. Black cloth, lettered in silver spine, and dustjacket . xxi, 838pp. Includes editor's preface. A near Fine copy, with neat owner's name to front free endpaper.
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Seamus Heaney. The Making of the Poet.

by Parker, Michael:

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London: Macmillan Press, 1994 First reprint of book originally published in 1993. Paperback: card wrappers with photo of Heaney to front. 294pp. With 4 pages of b&w photos in plates and a map of Heaney's Ireland. How Heaney's early life, and other experiences, including the Troubles, shaped his poetry; includes interviews with the poet. Very Good copy. Clean wrappers… Read more
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1936 First edition thus. HB. Cloth, and pictorial dustjacket in pink and grey lettered in black, with design of feathers to front (artist uncredited but nicely done). xl (40 page introduction by the editor), 168pp. Printed on laid paper to Chatto's usual attractive standard. With a perceptive introduction by Parsons- for example on Hardy's Drummer Hodge… Read more
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The Dead Seal Near McClure's Beach.

by Bly, Robert (signed):

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Rushden, Northants: The Sceptre Press, 1973 First edition. Limited edition of 150 copies, the first 50 of them signed by the author: this is copy no 24, signed. Paperback: brown thin card wrappers, lettered in black, stapled. Unpaginated (8 leaves). Nicely printed on laid paper by Skelton Press. This is a 2 page prose-poem about finding a dying… Read more
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The Children's Land.

by San Garde, Evelina Ida:

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UK: The Author, 1948 First edition. Privately printed for the author's family (perhaps posthumously?) by C. Tinling of Liverpool. Paperback: blue paper wrappers, lettered in dark blue with decorative blue border, bound with blue thread. 40pp. With b&w reproduction of painting of the author as frontispiece. Poems about children or written as if by a child. A Fine clean… Read more
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Divisions on a Ground. (poems)

by Jenkins, Edith A. (signed):

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Santa Monica: The Lapis Press, 1986 First edition. Signed and inscribed by the author with presentation message to two friends, on second flyleaf. Paperback: white card wrappers, lettered in red, with wrap-around black painting by Sam Francis. 55pp. Nicely printed by Patrick Reagh in Monotype Bembo on cream paper. Twenty-seven poems by Edith Jenkins. Very Good condition. Light browning… Read more
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The Book of Irish Poetry.

by Graves, Alfred Perceval (ed.):

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Dublin: The Talbot Press, c.1942 Appears to be First edition, though undated and with no edition information; owner's details to front free endpaper dated June 1942. HB. Blue cloth boards lettered in black to spine and front cover, no dustjacket. xliv (including introduction by the editor), 347pp. With line drawing by George Morrow to frontispiece. Contents of this anthology are… Read more
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The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited by Sir Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall... In Fourteen Volumes.

by Shakespeare, William (ed. Irving, Sir Henry and Marshall, Frank A.):

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London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1906-7 New edition of The Henry Irving Shakespeare, complete in 14 uniform volumes. This edition includes for the first time an appreciation of Irving by Bram Stoker in the first volume.The volumes were issued at monthly intervals ( the entire set had to be ordered). HB. Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt to spines… Read more
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The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited by Sir Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall... In Fourteen Volumes.

by Shakespeare, William (ed. Irving, Sir Henry and Marshall, Frank A.):

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London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1906-7 New edition of The Henry Irving Shakespeare, complete in 14 uniform volumes. This edition includes for the first time an appreciation of Irving by Bram Stoker in the first volume.The volumes were issued at monthly intervals ( the entire set had to be ordered). HB. Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt to spines… Read more
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London: George Routledge, 1858 First edition. HB. Original decorative pictorial cloth in shades of green patterned all over with gilt, black and green floral motifs to front and back covers, lettered in gilt to spine and green to front; on bevelled boards, with all page edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. vi, 91pp, quarto. With attractive b&w engravings in the… Read more
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The Eloping Angels. A Caprice.

by Watson, William:

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London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893 First edition. Unnumbered copy (ordinary edition). HB. Black cloth with gilt title to spine and front, with gilt decorative border to title on front cover. Gilt top page edges. With pictorial title page in art nouveau style, as is the cover decoration, both designed by Warrington Hogg. 29pp, plus publisher's catalogue. Square… Read more
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Oxford Poetry 1921.

by Porter, Alan; Hughes, Richard and Graves, Robert. (eds.):

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1921 First edition. HB. Blue paper-covered boards with cream paper-covered spine, black lettering on white paper labels to spine and front; no dustjacket. 64pp. Hand-cut page edges. Nicely printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford upon Avon. With prefatory note by the editors. Poems by undergraduates at Oxford, including the editors and Edmund Blunden, Louis Golding and… Read more
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Barrck Room Ballads and Other Verses.

by Kipling, Rudyard:

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London: Methuen and Co, 1926 Fifty-ninth edition. HB. Red soft leather with gilt title and elaborate decorations to spine, and gilt elephant motif to front, not usually seen in this bright condition or with the dustjacket printed in red on cream paper (this also has the elephant head motif). Top page edges gilt. xvi, 208pp. With red linen… Read more
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