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SLOW DANCER 1

By HARVEY, JOHN (ED):

John Harvey, London, 1977. 1st edition, first copy ever,in red wrappers, unpaginated, illus, VG+ (v sl soiled & sunned with v sl indentation to rear)

$29.76

THE CANDY-FLOSS TREE

By NICHOLSON, NORMAN; MAYER, GERDA; FLYNN, FRANK:

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1984. First edition, red cloth, 48pp, FINE, in NF glossy d/w (v sl sunned & soiled)

$8.50

ONLY A SETTING FORTH

By NAUDE, ADELE:

Human & Rousseau, Cape Town, 1965. first edition, quarter cloth, 48pp, inscribed and signed by author, VG+ (v sl paste action to eps, v sl rubbed & soiled) lacks d/w Loose at rear is newspaper clipping from Cape Times Sept 1972 of author's guest column

$10.63

ODE TO DAWN

By DOE, JOHN:

Elkin Mathews, London, 1923. First edition, scarce, purple paper boards, edges untrimmed, 58pp, VG- (top text edges unopened, sl sunned spine & top board edges, boards sl soiled & rubbed, v sl bruised corners, sl bumped spine head & foot, eps v sl foxed, contents excellent)

$31.49

ASA BENVENISTE

By MARLEY, BRIAN & LENS, DENS

Tigram Press, London, 1975. Modern first edition, limited edition, paper wraps, unpaginated, VG (covers v sl rubbed, v sl creased upper edge, contents excellent)

$18.90

THE CRYSTAL ZOO

By COTTON, JOHN; ANDERSON, L. J.; FANTHORPE, U. A.:

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1985. First edition, dark grey cloth, 48pp, FINE, in NF glossy d/w (v sl sunned & soiled)

$8.50

POEMS

By COLUM, PADRAIC:

The Macmillan Company, New York, 1932. First edition thus, ex lib, minimal markings, 220pp, VG (v sl edge wear, v sl soiled & rubbed) d/w VG- (sl creases wear & tear to extrems, v sl sunned soiled & rubbed) Several new poems and verse from Dramatic Legends; Wild Earth; Creatures: Old Pastures

$17.50

COMMIUS

By RATCLIFFE, ERIC:

The Quarto Press, Feltham, 1976. Limited edition of 325, paper wraps, 19pp, VG (v sl edge wear, v sl rubbed)

$18.37

COLLECTED POEMS 1965

By GRAVES, ROBERT:

Cassell, London, 1965. first edition thus, violet cloth, 450pp, VG (v sl cocked, v sl bumped spine head & foot, sl soiled, sl sunned spine & board edges head & foot, v sl foxing to eps and text edges and spasmodically throughout) d/w VG- (sl foxed, v sl wear, chips, tears & creasing to extrems & spine, 4cm tear to spine head repaired with tape, sl sunned, soiled & rubbed, price clipped)

$21.26

OWNERLESS EARTH

By HAMBURGER, MICHAEL:

Carcanet Press, Cheadle, 1973. first edition, in cream glossy wrappers, 160pp, VG+ (rear cover v sl creased, v sl wear to extrems, v sl sunned & soiled, previous owner sign to front fep)

$8.50

THE DEATH OF CENONE, AKBAR'S DREAM AND OTHER POEMS

By TENNYSON, ALFRED LORD:

Macmillan and Co, London & New York, 1892. First US edition, green boards, gilt title to spine, 111pp, presentation copy blind stamp to title, VG (v sl edge wear, v sl soiled & rubbed, sl foxed eps and top edge, contents v sl browned)

$10.50

NEW POETRY 4

By ADCOCK, FLEUR & THWAITE, ANTHONY (EDS):

Hutchinson, London, 1978. Modern first edition, limited edition, paper wraps, 192pp, with errata slip at p178, VG (covers v sl rubbed, v sl edge wear, contents very good) In association with the Arts Council of Great Britain and PEN

$18.90

THE AZTEC CALENDAR

By BARTUSEK, ANTONIN:

Anvil Press, London, 1975. first edition, in red wrappers, 63pp, VG+(v sl foxing to ep's & edges, v sl edge wear, v sl sunned & soiled)

$10.63

COLLECTED POEMS OF C. DAY LEWIS

By LEWIS, C. DAY:

Jonathan Cape with the Hogarth Press, London, 1954. 1st edition, blue cloth, ex library with minimal markings, 370pp, VG- (cocked, v sl edge wear, sl sunned & foxed spine v sl bumped head and foot, v sl foxing to top edge, v sl sunned & soiled, v sl bruised corners)

$8.50

POETICAL WORKS

By HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL:

David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1892. vol 2 only, first edition, leather, gilded edges, marbled eps, 276pp, VG+ (sl scuffed board edges, corners and spine, v sl sunned & soiled, sl foxing to eps and prelims)

$12.75

ENSLAVED

By MASEFIELD, JOHN:

William Heinemann, London, 1920. First edition, green boards, 128pp, G+ (sl edge wear, sl rubbed, contents and text edges mod foxed throughout) d/w TATTY (flaps remain, rest missing)

$10.50