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cover of The Bombed Happiness

The Bombed Happiness

by Hendry, J. F.

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Published
1942
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First edition. Routledge. 1942. 40pp. Original wraps, with unclipped price. A slim volume printed on yellow paper. Spine strip and edges showing a little wear, rear cover discoloured. The author's first published work. A nice copy of this scarce work of wartime poetry by the influential poet and founder editor of The New Apocalyptics with Henry Treece. James… Read more
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cover of The Blue Hour [Signed by the author]

The Blue Hour [Signed by the author]

by Cueto, Alonso

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Published
2012
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First edition thus. Signed dedication. William Heinemann. London. 2012. 312pp. Original black lettered grey cloth, in original unclipped dust wrapper. Signed dedication by the author in red ink to title page dated June 2012. A nice copy, edges slightly sunned. Translated by Frank Wynne. Alonso Cueto Caballero (1954- ). Peruvian writer and academic
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cover of Natives

Natives

by Humphreys, Emyr

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Published
1968
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First edition. Secker and Warburg. 1968. 255pp. Original gilt lettered pink cloth, in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper with minor wear to edges, and discoloured to rear of dust wrapper. A collection of ten stories set in Wales. A nice copy. Emyr Humphreys (1919-2020) Welsh novelist, poet and writer. He was described by the poet R. S.… Read more
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cover of A Book of Railway Journeys

A Book of Railway Journeys

by Kennedy, Ludovic (ed)

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Published
1980
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First edition. Collins. London. 1980. xxiii, (1), 356pp. Text illustrations. Original quarter two tone cloth, silver lettering and vignette to spine. In the original unclipped dust wrapper, a little sunned to spine. Bookplate of Clare Tritton McLaren of Coughton Court to ffep. An anthology of writings through 155 years of train travel. Recalling historic journeys, the opening of the… Read more
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cover of Taking trains. A travel book

Taking trains. A travel book

by Wilson, Rathmel F.R.G.S.

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Published
1935
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First and only edition. The Channing Press. The Channings. Dawlish. 1935. Octavo. 300pp. + 1p publisher's ads. Original yellow cloth, a little discoloured, with spot to upper board and ink spot to lower board. Printed paper labels to spine and upper board, both chipped. Partially unopened. Edward Archibald Rathmell Wilson (1875–1955) an actor, playwright, author, traveller, art collector and dilettante.… Read more
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cover of WALES. The National Magazine. Vol.VII, No. 27. December 1947

WALES. The National Magazine. Vol.VII, No. 27. December 1947

by Rhys, Keidrych (editor); Lewis, Saunders; Humphreys, Emyr; Cripps, Sir Stafford; Jones, Percy Mansell; Mathias, Roland; Clarke, Waldo; Marcus, David; Herbert, Joyce

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Published
1947
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Druid Press. Carmarthen. 1947. Octavo. 325-404. 8 monochrome plates. Original paper wraps, sunned to upper edge and spine. A couple of spots, chipping to overlying cover edge. The Essence of Welsh Literature By SAUNDERS LEWIS This unpublished essay was broadcast from the Cardiff Studios of the B.B.C. and is printed here for the first time. Sir Stafford… Read more
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cover of WALES. Vol.IV, No. 6 WINTER 1945

WALES. Vol.IV, No. 6 WINTER 1945

by Rhys, Keidrych (editor) Thomas, R. S.; Graves, Robert ET AL

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Published
1945
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Druid Press. Llanybri, nr. Llanstephan, Carmarthen. 1945. Octavo. 100pp, 2 pp adverts. Original paper covers, a little sun-darkened to the edges. Printed on typical war-time paper. Original staples, oxidised. A nice copy. Significantly contains two poems by R.S. Thomas, both published here prior to the publication of his first volume of poems 'The Stones of the Field' in 1946. The… Read more
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cover of Wales The National Magazine. No. 24 Winter 1946

Wales The National Magazine. No. 24 Winter 1946

by Rhys, Keidrych (editor) Thomas, Dylan (Contributor)

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Published
1946
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The Druid Press. Carmarthen. Vol.VI, No. 24. Winter 1946. Octavo. 144pp. 8 photo plates. Original staple bound blue paper covers. Slightly sunned to edges, staples oxidised, tiny chip at base of spine. The original Druid Press Christmas and New Year Gift Subscription flyer printed in red is still loosely inserted. A nice crisp copy. Contains "Memories of Christmas" by Dylan… Read more
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cover of STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA. Done into English by the translator of The Book of Exposition in the Science of Coition, The Old Man Young Again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae.

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First edition, limited to 500 copies on Van Gelder paper, this being number 305. Charles Carrington. Paris. 1897. Octavo. Original cover, half title, title, xix, 265pp. Coloured frontispiece and six further coloured plates by J. Wely. Further monochrome illustrations throughout. Red half morocco, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with gilt floral motifs and lettering. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt,… Read more
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cover of Inns of love

Inns of love

by Williams, Gwyn

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Published
1970
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First edition. Christopher Davies. Swansea. 1970. 8vo. 62pp. Original cream cloth, gilt lettering, in original unclipped d/w both sunned to top edge.
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cover of Cypress and Acacia

Cypress and Acacia

by Watkins, Vernon

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Published
1959
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First edition. Faber and Faber. London. 1959. Octavo. 102pp. A fine copy in the original purple cloth, white lettering to spine, in original unclipped dust wrapper (12s 6d), a little sunned, with a couple of short closed tears to upper edges. Cypress and Acacia was published after the death of his friend Dylan Thomas, 'Three Harps' being an elegy on the… Read more
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cover of The Mask of Pity

The Mask of Pity

by Griffiths, Bryn

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Published
1966
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First edition. Christopher Davies. Llandybie. 1966. 46pp. Original cloth, slightly darkened to exposed edges, in original protected dust wrapper. A nice copy.
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cover of Lady Byron Vindicated. A History of the Byron Controversy. From its beginning in 1816 to the present time.

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First English edition. Sampson Low, Son, and Marston. London. 1870. 8vo. viii, 328pp. Original blue cloth, gilt. Spine unlettered. Rubbed with wear to extremities. Some minor spotting. The London edition of this notorious book which contains the Note by The Publishers not present in the Boston edition.
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cover of Tutte le Opere di Nicolo Machiavelli Cittadino & Secretario Fiorentino, Divise gia in V Parti, ma adesso per maggior commodita del Lettore, in IV Volumi ristrette. Et di nuovo con somma accuratezza ristampate

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[S.I.] 1680. [Geneva] 12mo. (9cm x 14.5cm) 5 parts in 4 volumes. Copper engraved frontispiece portrait by Pinchard. Title page in red and black, with engraved Armillary Sphere. (12), 846pp.; Title page in black, with engraved Armillary Sphere. (25), 702pp.; Title page in black, with engraved Armillary Sphere. (6), 271pp; Title page in black, with engraved Armillary Sphere. 364pp;… Read more
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cover of The beauties of Fenelon

The beauties of Fenelon

by Howard, Alfred

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Published
nd [1834]
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Printed by T. Davison for Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and J. Cumming. London. Glasgow and Dublin. nd. [1834]. 12mo. 211pp. Engraved frontispiece by Charles Heath. Full contemporary green calf, elaborately blind and gilt tooled to spine and boards with stylised acanthus decoration. Inner gilt rondels. Marbled endpapers. Silk bookmark (with transfer to page). Offsetting of plate to title page. Rubbed… Read more
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cover of Poems

Poems

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
nd.
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Two volumes bound in one. William Heinemann Ltd., in Association with Chatto and Windus, Cassell & Company Ltd., and Longmans, Green and Company. London. nd. Small octavo. Title pages in red and black. xx, (1), 240pp; xviii, 266pp. Woodcut text illustrations, musical notation. Bound in full calf by Bumpus of Oxford Street. Spine in six compartments with gilt rules, lettering… Read more
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cover of English Lyrics. Chaucer to Poe. 1340-1809

English Lyrics. Chaucer to Poe. 1340-1809

by Henley, William Ernest (ed.)

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Published
1905
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Second edition. Methuen and Co. London. 1905. Octavo. xiv, 412pp. Full grained red leather prize binding by Bumpus of Oxford Street. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling and lettering. Gilt rules and floral border tooling to upper and lower boards. Gilt edge and inner tooling. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, with light spotting. Silk bookmark. Bumpus Binder's stamp to… Read more
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cover of Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.

Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.

by Sketchley, Arthur [Rose, George]

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Published
[1867]
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First edition. George Routledge. London. n.d. [1867 – source Getty Research Institute] vi, 138pp. Contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, gilt to spine. Bound by Walker and Son, Plymouth. All edges sprinkled red. Light toning to endpapers. George Rose (1817-1882) a former curate in Camberwell, London. After leaving the Church of England in 1855, Rose underwent a major career change… Read more
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cover of The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Embellished with Engravings from Designs by Thomas Stodhart, Esq. R.A.

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Two Volumes. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. London. 1820. Large Octavo. xcii, 429pp. Extra illustrated with Frontispiece portrait of Defoe by Michael Vandergucht, engraved by J. Thomson. Title page engraved vignette, 10 further engraved plates; v, 415pp. Engraved Frontispiece (Robinson Crusoe taking leave of his father and mother), 9 further plates. All indexed plates by Thomas Stothard,… Read more
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cover of The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Published
nd
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The Albion Edition
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Frederick Warne & Co. London. nd. The Albion Edition. viii, 758pp. Contemporary fin de siècle full tree calf, with elaborate gilt tooling to borders, inner gilt tooling. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges richly gilded. Marbled endpapers. Negligible shelf wear. A lovely volume.
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