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The Sword Of The West

by Austin Clarke

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Published
1921
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Dublin: Maunsel & Roberts, 1921. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Epic Irish mythological poetry. In VG internal order. Blind embossed ex-libis roundel of Peter Scott Reid to titles and final page. Endpapers heavily tanned. Quarter cloth with grey paper-covered boards, these faded and a little bumped. Near-intact paper label to… Read more
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PROVINCES Poems 1987-91

by Czeslaw Milosz

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Journobooks
Published
1993
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Very Good
ISBN
9781857540017
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Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1993. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Scarce in this first UK edition. All in VG order throughout. 8vo. 72pp.
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Duino Elegies

by Rainer Maria Rilke (J B Leishman / Stephen Spender)

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Journobooks
Published
1963
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Good
Edition
4th Edition
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London: The Hogarth Press, 1963. 4th Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Revised edition. All in good internal order bar occasional notes to text and owner's (artist Golda Ross) jottings to fep and a little spotting to block edge. Pink boards a little marked and faded to edges and spine. 8vo. 161pp… Read more
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The Oxford Book Of Greek Verse In Translation

by T F Higham; C M Bowra

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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£8.08

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London: Oxford University Press, 1966. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 9th printing. All in VG crisp clean and bright internal order, bar a little marking to block edge. Smart blue boards with bright gilt titling. VG unclipped d/j. 16mo. 782pp
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Origins [SIGNED]

by Peter Howe

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Journobooks
Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780701125738
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£10.10

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London: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1981. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Collection in the Phoenix Living Poets series, dedicated by Howe on half title and signed 'Peter 1984'. Cover design by Enid Marx, no less, but not perhaps one of her better ones. All in VG slightly toned internal order. Card covers… Read more
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The Seasons, And Castle Of Indolence To which is prefixed The Life Of The Author

by James Thomson

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Published
1816
Condition
Fair
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London: Walker And Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Once past the first few pages all is crisp, clean and bright. Title page is toned and a little stained with a small internal closed tear. Engraved title and frontispiece are heavily foxed. All edges of bloc marbled to match endpapers. Full leather… Read more
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THE RED PATH A Narrative And The Wounded Bird [Two Poems]

by John Freeman

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Journobooks
Published
1921
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Cambridge: Dunster House, 1921. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. From a edition of 425 copies. Stock toned, but otherwise in good internal order. Blue paper-covered boards worn, especially to corners, and cloth spine moreso, back strip being part detached and frayed. 4to. 31pp
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LEGENDS AND LYRICS A Book Of Verses [Intro by Charles Dickens]

by Adelaide Anne Procter

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Published
1894
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Good
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London: George Bell And Sons, 1894. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fascinating introduction by Dickens explaining how he came across Procter under the pseudonym Mary Berwick, only later discovering her true identity having published many of her poems in Household Words. In generally good order. Stock a little toned and occasional pencil notation.… Read more
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THE TRIUMPHS OF TEMPER; A Poem: In Six Cantos.

by William Hayley

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Journobooks
Published
1799
Condition
Good
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London: T Cadell; Jun. and W Davies, 1799. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 10th edition, corrected. With six engraved plates. In good order throughout, generally clean and bright with just a little occasional spotting. Unusual marbling to endpapers. Full leather with gilt borders front and rear, heavily worn. 16mo. 163pp
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American Humourous Verse

by James Barr (ed)

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Published
1891
Condition
Good
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London: Walter Scott, 1891. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. ND [1891, WorldCat]. Introduction and notes by Barr. Frontispiece of Mark Twain, this rather odd, as his work does not appear. In general good internal order, with light wear throughout. Former owner's signature, dated 1895, to fep. Binding loosening, decorated boards worn. 16mo. 314pp… Read more
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Fellow Mortals: Anthology of Animal Verse

by Roy Fuller (ed)

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Journobooks
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780712106351
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£6.73

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Plymouth: Macdonald and Evans, 1981. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. David Koster. Wide-ranging anthology published in support of the World Wildlife Fund. In near-fine order throughout. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown. Smart brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling. VG unclipped d/j, faded to spine, in protective cover. 8vo.… Read more
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THE INDIVIDUAL AND HIS TIMES A Selection of the Poetry of Roy Fuller

by Roy Fuller (V J Lee ed)

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Journobooks
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780485610086
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London: The Athlone Press, 1982. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. In crisp clean and bright internal order. Attractive bookplate to half title. Pictorial covers lightly worn and a little creased to spine. 12mo. 99pp.
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Available For Dreams

by Roy Fuller

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Journobooks
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780002720168
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London: Collins Harvill, 1989. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near fine throughout. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown. Smart blue boards with bright gilt titling to spine.VG unclipped d/j in protective cover. 8vo.
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THE COLLECTED VERSE OF A B PATTERSON Containing The Man From Snowy Rover, Rio Grande, Saltbush Bill JP

by A B Patterson

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Journobooks
Published
1953
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Good
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1953. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. All the Banjo Patterson you need. Introduction by Frederick T Macartney. Block edges a little toned and some tape residue to front endpapers. Red cloth a little dulled to edges. D/j well worn with chips, tears and some loss. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston… Read more
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Selected Poems

by Siegfried Sassoon

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Journobooks
Published
1938
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Fair
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London: William Heinemann, 1938. Hardcover. Fair/no d/j. 12mo. 9th reprint (1938) of 1925 first edition. Stock toned with some foxing, heavy to early and late pages. Blue boards dulled marked and worn to edges. 12mo. 75pp
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SHELLEY His Thought And Work

by Desmond King-Hele

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Journobooks
Published
1960
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Macmillan & Co, 1960. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. All in VG internal order bar a little marking to edge of block. Smart blue cloth lightly shelfworn. Unclipped d/j worn and faded. 8vo. 390pp
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THE SINGING FARMER A Translation Of Vergil's 'Georgics'

by L A S Jermyn

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Journobooks
Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£20.20

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1947. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/no d/j. 12mo. Mabel Alleyne. The preface tells some of the fascinating story behind the translation by Jermyn, in the Changi Gaol and Sime Road Camp, Singapore between 1942 and 1945. The results are accompanied by four excellent woodcuts by Alleyne. All in VG order throughout. Two fold-out star… Read more
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Book Of Hunting Songs And Sport

by Mrs Chaworth Musters (Ed.)

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Journobooks
Published
1885
Condition
Good
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£26.94

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Privately Published, 1885. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. All in good internal order bar reasonably heavy foxing to prelims and first few pages. Former owner's neat and inconspicuous signature to ffep. Complete with errata slip. Gilt to block and on titling over smart red cloth. Spine a little faded and corners bumped but still a nice tight copy. 12mo. 206pp… Read more
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On Reading Poetry

by Aubrey de Selincourt

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Journobooks
Published
1952
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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£16.16

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London: Phoenix House, 1952. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair/Fair. 12mo. Quite heavily spotted top block edge, less so to text. Otherwise in good order. Red cloth a little faded to edges. D/j worn to edges with some loss. 12mo. 71pp
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From The Remains Of Count C. W.

by Rainer Maria Rilke (J B Leishman tr.)

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Journobooks
Published
1952
Condition
Poor
Edition
1st Edition
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£13.47

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1952. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Poor. 8vo. Reading copy. All in good internal order bar foxing to endpapers and former owners neat signature to ffep. Spine almost completely detached bar last inch which is held on with tape. Remainder is present and laid in. Yellow boards heavily faded and a little marked. 8vo. 63pp… Read more
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