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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson. Vol. VI. The Holy Grail And Other Poems
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson. Vol. VI. The Holy Grail And Other Poems

By Tennyson, Alfred

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1870. Collection Of British Authors. Tauchnitz Edition. Vol. 1065. The Poetical Works Of Tennyson. Vol. VI. Harback. Very good. Spine rubbed and faded, corners bumped. Some stains to upper and lower boars. Internally sound, with some foxing.. Original publishers blind-stamped cloth with gilt titles. All edges gilt.

$8.27

Light and Shade
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Light and Shade

By Hoare, O. M.

Gloucester: John Bellows Limited, 1946. Hardback. Very good. Light rubbing to spine. Corners lightly bumped. Small stain to lower board. Gift inscription to front paste-down, "May / 77 Stella with Love from Peggy."/Lacks dust jacket.. With Decorations by the Writer.. Green cloth backed green paper boards with black titles. Marbled endpapers. 58pp.

$17.22

The poetical Works Of James Thomson
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The poetical Works Of James Thomson

By Thomson, James

Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, 1864. Hardcover. Very good. Spine rubbed, corners bumped. Signature to f.f.e.p dated 1870. Octavo. 498pp. + ads. Terracotta cloth with lavish gilt stamping and titles. All edges gilt.

$17.22

The Poetical Works Of William Cowper
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The Poetical Works Of William Cowper

By Cowper, William

London: Frederick Warne, 1880. The Lansdowne Poets Complete Edition. With Memoir, Explanatory Notes, etc. Portrait And Original Illustrations. Flame calf with gilt border five raises bands to spine and gilt titles. All edges marbled. 611pp. Near fine. Corners bumped..

$24.11

Poems Of Passion And Pleasure

By Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

London: Gay & Hancock, 1914. Reprint. Full red Morroco with gilt titles to spine and gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Good. Upper hing breaking.. Dudley Tennant.

$27.55

Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam

By Pogany, Willy

London: George G. Harrap, 1919. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good; Lacks plate no. 2. Spine rubbed and chipped. Cloth faded. Corners bumped.. Illustrated by W. Pogany. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Original decorated publishers cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt.

$68.88

An English Lute. A New Anthology of English Verse
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An English Lute. A New Anthology of English Verse

By Arnell, Charles John

London: C. W. Daniel, 1920. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Inscription to first free endpaper. A. F. L. Reges. Oxford 1946. G. A. C. From Mabs. 26 Nov. 1924. Corners bumped. Title label chipped.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Beige cloth boards with papers sides. Paper title label to spine. ; 143 pages.

$13.09

Admirals All And Other Verses
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Admirals All And Other Verses

By Newbolt, Henry

London: Elkin Matthews, 1905. Twenty-first Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Cloth faded, edges rubbed.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. ; 40 pages.

$10.33

Death, And Other Poems
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Death, And Other Poems

By Fry, Caroline

London: Ogle, Duncan, & Co, 1823. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Some marginallia in pencil.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Original drab boards with paper title label to spine. Fry [married name Wilson], Caroline (1787-1846) , author, was born in a house opposite the Pantiles at Tunbridge Wells on 31 December 1787. She was the sixth daughter and youngest but one of the ten children of John Fry, a gentleman farmer. She was taught at home by her boarding-school-educated elder sisters, with the aid of unrestricted access to circulating libraries. Her father's pride in her precocious literary ambition led him to publish her youthful composition, a History of England in Verse (1802). After his death in 1802 the elder sisters' marriages opened up a wider social world to the younger children, but, as an insurance against crumbling family finances, Caroline was sent, at age seventeen, to spend fifteen months at a good London school. Some of her family, meanwhile, had abandoned the high-and-dry Anglicanism of their upbringing for more fervent evangelical piety. Caroline, however, was attracted by the introduction to London society afforded by a post as companion to the family of a rich Bloomsbury solicitor. Three years there taught her the social wisdom of concealing a reputation for cleverness, and brought about a recurrence of her childhood tendency to 'nervous depression'. A spell with a Lincolnshire clergyman's family in her mid-twenties led Caroline Fry to feel dissatisfied with her prospects; this brought about a return to her childhood enthusiasm for Edward Young's Night Thoughts and an evangelical conversion, the progress of which she described at the conclusion of her Autobiography (1848) , a posthumously published account, in the third person, of the early 'history of her mental and spiritual existence'. The letters appended show that access to London society enabled her to discuss famous preachers and attend the May meetings of the missionary societies, where she was an astute observer of the millenarian debate of the mid-1820s and of the growing rift between Edward Irving and his former flock. Resuming her versifying skills she published three slim volumes (1821-3) of moralizing poems and hymns of the vanitas vanitatum school. Illness prompted Caroline Fry to turn to writing as a means of earning a living. In 1823, having first secured aristocratic patronage, she launched the Assistant of Education, Religious and Literary (10 vols. , 1823-8) , intended for children aged between ten and sixteen. The monthly order placed by the Royal Library, on the recommendation of Bishop Charles Sumner, was a measure of her success. Editorial essays, offering moral and religious reflections upon the domestic mores of upper-class society, subsequently enjoyed success in anthologized form as The Listener (2 vols. , 1830; 13th edn, 1863; Philadelphia, 1849; trans. , Paris, 1844) and Gatherings (1839). In December 1827 Caroline Fry's continuing social acceptability was marked by her sitting for one of Lawrence's last female portraits: despite her pose as a substantial but languorous Regency beauty, with averted gaze, the determined chin is not disguised. The heated religious debate of this period favoured books prepared to offer authoritative definitions of the beliefs of an 'out-and-out Evangelical, a Low Churchman, a Calvinist'. The preface to the cheap edition of Caroline Fry's Christ our Example (1832, 1867) claimed that evangelical scholars and theologians alike recognized this as 'the best book of its kind'. The recommendation by the Methodist Times that it should be adopted as a textbook for class meetings resulted in 27,000 copies being printed by 1907. Although she offered the occasional glancing blow at Tractarianism, successive books of a similar kind (1837-47) owed their success to a trenchant delivery, enlivened by sketches from daily life, and nowhere enfeebled by the effects of sentimental piety. Her series of books of prayers and meditations on portions of scripture showed similar characteristics (1828-48). In 1831 Caroline Fry married William Wilson, a merchant, and, despite her Francophobic prejudices, they spent the honeymoon in Paris. By the mid-1830s the couple had settled at The Windmills, Blackheath, before moving to Woolwich in 1844. Her letters suggest that ill health and her husband's limited income curbed their extensive social round, although she kept up her correspondence with the pious aristocracy. The recuperative powers of Hastings were tried too late and she returned to Tunbridge Wells to die of cancer and a 'congested lung' (Fry, appended letter) on 17 September 1846. She was survived by her husband. Elisabeth Jay. Oxford D. N. B. ; 110 pages.

$68.88

Panta Re
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Panta Re

By Feiner, Alfred

London: The Favil Press, 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Good+ Dust Wrapper; Tear to lower dust jacket panel.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 41 pages.

$13.09

The Seasons
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The Seasons

By Thomson, James

London: Printed for William Lane At the Minerva Press, 1791. New Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Inscription, Anne Golding to front paste-down. Upper hinge a little weak. Spine and edges rubbed.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Calf boards with gilt rules and titles to spine. With an additional engraved titlepage, and a half-title. Not in BLAKEY. ESTC T83431.; 200 pages.

$68.88

The Globe Edition Complete Works Of Edmund Spenser. Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by Morris R. with a Memoir by J. W. Hales
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The Globe Edition Complete Works Of Edmund Spenser. Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by Morris R. with a Memoir by J. W. Hales

By Spenser, Edmund

London: MacMillan, 1883. New Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Spine a little worn.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Half bound with marbled boards. 5 raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. Inscription to first free endpaper, "To Pom, with all my fondest love, John. April 1971". April 1971". April 1971". April 1971".; Globe Edition; 736 pages.

$13.78

Poetry of the Stewart court
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Poetry of the Stewart court

By Hughes, Joan. Ramson, W. S.

Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Ex-Library; Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper; A little rubbing to edges. 2 small library marks.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Green pictorial dust jacket. ; 610 pages.

$10.33

The Poetical Works Of John Milton. With Introductions by David Masson
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The Poetical Works Of John Milton. With Introductions by David Masson

By Milton, John

London: MacMillam and Co. , Limited, 1905. The Globe Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Some edges rubbed, Joints worn but intact. Spine toned.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Full crushed turquoise morroco with five raised bands to spine and gilt titles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. ; 625 pages.

$13.78

Selections From The Poetical Works Of Robert Browning
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Selections From The Poetical Works Of Robert Browning

By Browning, Robert

London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1881. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Poor; Hinges broken, cloth rubbed and faded. Reading copy.. 12mo. Terracotta cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt decorated border to upper board. All edges gilt. ; First Series; 348 pages.

$3.44

The Ghost. Book Iii
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The Ghost. Book Iii

By Churchill, C.

London: Holborn, 1762. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good; Foxing.. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Modern library binding new endpapers. Book III of Churchills The Ghost. 58-113pp. Edges un-trimmed. Lacks half-title. ESTC System No. 006240862. ESTC Citation No. T40804.

$34.44

Selected Poems Of George Crabbe. Selected and Introduced by Geoffrey Grigson
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Selected Poems Of George Crabbe. Selected and Introduced by Geoffrey Grigson

By Crabbe, George

London: The Grey Wallis Press, 1950. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good Dust Wrapper; A little rubbing to DJ corners.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Red papered boards with black decoration with matching dust jacket. ; Crown Classics; 64 pages.

$6.89

By the Danube
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By the Danube

By Joszsef, Attila

Budapest: Corvina, 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Near Fine; A few smudges to cover.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Cream wrappers. ; Bilingual Edition; 223 pages.

$6.89

Poems Selected by Stevie Davies
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Poems Selected by Stevie Davies

By Brontë, Charlotte, Emily Jane & Anne

London: The Folio Press, 1987. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Set in Bell Type and printed letterpress by Napier, Jones ltd, London on Zerkall rough antique laid, acid free, mould-made paper. Bound by Hunter & Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh with sides of Swedish hand-marbled paper and buckram spine and label. Poems, by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, from which this selection is made, was first published in 1846. Ex-Libris W. B. Steeves to front paste-down. An introduction to Haworth Parish Church including its associations with William Grimshaw and The Brontës laid in with a newspaper clipping relating to Anne Brontë's grave. ; 94 pages.

$20.66

For the Seeds in Our Blood Poems
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For the Seeds in Our Blood Poems

By Mbikusha-Lewanika, Akashambatwa

London: Isinser, 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Dust Wrapper; Dust soiling to top of text block.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Red cloth boards with bold gilt titles to upper board and spine. Purple pictorial dust jacket with white titles. ; 96 pages.

$3.44

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