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Hudibras : In three parts. Written in the time of the late wars. Corrected and amended: with additions. To which are added annotations, with an exact index to the whole. Adorn'd with a new set of cuts, design'd and engrav'd by Mr. Hogarth.
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Hudibras : In three parts. Written in the time of the late wars. Corrected and amended: with additions. To which are added annotations, with an exact index to the whole. Adorn'd with a new set of cuts, design'd and engrav'd by Mr. Hogarth.

By Samuel Butler

London: Printed for B. Moote, at the Middle-Temple Gate, in Fleet-Street (Benjamin Motte), 1732. Reprint . Good. 3.75 x 6.25 inches (9 x 16 cm). Original full leather binding. Wear to head of spine and corners. Some splitting to rear joint but securely bound. Lacking front free endpaper. Contemporary inscription to recto of frontis. Staining to page edges and to later pages. Old ink name (scribbled out) and date (1745) to last page of text. Numerous plates by Hogarth, one is detached. A few have loss to outside edge. All three parts complete in one volume. ESTC: T1718. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 6.25 inches (9 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo [2], 214, 197-400, [24] (Index and ads)

$47.22

A Clowder of Cats
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A Clowder of Cats

By W.S. Scott / Edwin Smith (Illust.)

London: John Westhouse, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 4.25 x 7.5 inches (11 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine, browning to edges of rear cover, slight loss to ends of spine and corners. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Beige cloth binding. Small bump to lower edge of rear cover, light mark to top page edge, spotting to endpapers and a faint musty smell. Very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 7.5 inches (11 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 175

$25.63

A Dictionary of Cat Lovers: XV Century B.C. - XX Century A.D.: With five legends concerning cats, and with notes on 'The Cat in Ancient Egypt' etc
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A Dictionary of Cat Lovers: XV Century B.C. - XX Century A.D.: With five legends concerning cats, and with notes on 'The Cat in Ancient Egypt' etc

By Christabel Aberconway

London: Michael Joseph, 1949. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 6.5 x 10 inches (16.5 x 25.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and slight loss to ends of spine. A couple of short tears to edges. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Red buckram binding. Light foxing to page edges, slight musty smell. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 10 inches (16.5 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 466

$40.47

Introductions to the Poets [SIGNED]
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Introductions to the Poets [SIGNED]

By W.F. Rawnsley

London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Signed by Author. Blue cloth binding. Fading and slight marking to spine. Top page edge gilt, light foxing to other edges, tanning to endpapers, clean text throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author to front pastedown endpaper: 'Miss Sumner, from Willingham F. Rawnsley'. Also tipped in to the front free endpaper is a hand written letter to Miss Sumner from the author. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: v, 313

$47.22

The Century's Poetry 1837 - 1937 (Vol II: Bridges to the Present Day): (Pelican Book No. A40)
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The Century's Poetry 1837 - 1937 (Vol II: Bridges to the Present Day): (Pelican Book No. A40)

By Denys Kilham Roberts

London: Penguin Books, 1938. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, archival tape repair to reverse of fold of front flap. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Volume II of the two volume set. First printing. Browning to page edges and margins, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 261-506 [2]

$25.63

The Deserted Village. A Poem.
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The Deserted Village. A Poem.

By Oliver Goldsmith

London: J. Barker, 1784 (Circa). Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Full blue morocco leather binding. Gilt decorative panels to boards, gilt decorated spine. Marbled endpapers, gilt decorated turn ins, page edges untrimmed. Light rubbing to spine and corners of covers. Light foxing to text, browning to half title and last page of text. Contemporary initials to half title page. Rare early printing, Todd's 'J' edition (The Private Issues of the Deserted Village, 1954). Amusingly the front cover is dated 1769, the year before the first printing. A very scarce issue (ESTC lists 8 copies) in an attractive 19th century binding. ESTC: T146773. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small 8vo, Engraved title, vii, (Ads), 32

$202.35

Limits and Renewals

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Slight chipping to ends of spine, some creasing to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Red buckram binding. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 400

$60.71

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

London: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1913. 1st US Edition . Good Plus. 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). First US printing of The Sullivan Illustrated edition. Red cloth binding with gilt illustration, rebacked with original cloth laid over (frayed to edges) boards heavily damp stained. New Endpapers, light marking to half title page, top page edges gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Good solid binding, a few occasional light marks but internally in excellent clean condition throughout. Includes the 'Skull and Roses', illustrations made famous by The Grateful Dead on the their 1971 Eponymous Life album. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback

$539.60

A Lyttel Booke of Nonsense

By Randall Davies

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1925. New Edition . Good Plus. 7 x 9 inches (18 x 23 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards. Rebacked in olive cloth with black lettering. Wear and rubbing to covers, very clean text and illustrations. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Bearing his engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7 x 9 inches (18 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 78

$25.63

Dwellers in the Wood

By John Clare / Harold Goodwin (Illust.)

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1967. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Excellent condition with no wear or tears. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First US edition. Unread copy. Beige cloth binding, small mark to spine, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback

$18.89

Mazeppa, A Poem; Ode (To Venice); A Fragment
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Mazeppa, A Poem; Ode (To Venice); A Fragment

By Lord Byron

London: John Murray, 1819. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Later red buckram binding with fading to spine and light marking to boards. Book contains volume V of the Works of Lord Byron (1824) followed by the first edition of Mazeppa (1819). This second title also includes Byron's Ode to Venice and A Fragment of a Novel. This final piece is the first printing of his unfinished vampire horror story. Written the same night as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Polidori's Vampyre (which was inspired by this fragment) during their ghost story writing contest. This example is lacking the final leaf of ads that contains the imprint, we are therefore unable to determine if this is the first or second state. Light foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback

$337.25

Robin Hood. A Collection of Poems, Songs, and Ballads

By Joseph Ritson (Ed.)

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1884. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Decorative green cloth binding with gilt, red and black illustrations to front board and spine, blind decoration to rear board. Bevelled board edges, wear and slight loss to cloth at ends of spine. Board corners slightly worn. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, dated 1889. Colour frontis, several illustrations within the text. A couple of light marks to text but overall a nice clean example. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 444

$60.71

The Cambridge Book of Lesser Poets
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The Cambridge Book of Lesser Poets

By J.C. Squire (Compiled by)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Blue buckram binding. Tanning to front endpapers, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. One poem has a few inked notes, two pages have offsetting from an old newspaper clipping, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 470

$18.89

Shelley at Oxford
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Shelley at Oxford

By Thomas Jefferson Hogg

London: Methuen and Co Ltd, 1904. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Quarter parchment with paper covered boards, paper title label to spine. Page edges untrimmed, rubbing and browning to spine. Browning to endpapers, a few spots of foxing, otherwise very clean throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 229

$40.47

The Poetical Works of George Crabbe
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

By George Crabbe / A.J. Carlyle and R.M. Carlyle (Ed.)

London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1908. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Blue buckram binding. All edges gilt, a few light marks to boards and page edges, tanning to front endpaper, very clean text throughout. A nice clean example of this first Oxford edition. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 600

$18.89

Modern Love
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Modern Love

By George Meredith

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. Revised Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Old tape repair to top edge on reverse, which has slightly stained the front cover. Slight wear to head of spine, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue buckram binding with a few light marks to boards. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Slight damage to half title page, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxvi, 51

$21.58

Poems and Critics: An anthology of poetry and criticism from Shakespeare to Hardy
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Poems and Critics: An anthology of poetry and criticism from Shakespeare to Hardy

By Christopher Ricks (Ed.)

London: Collins, 1966. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, short tear and crease to lower edge of front cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding. Slight tanning to endpapers, a few spots to page edges, some marks to a couple of pages, otherwise very clean throughout. Uncommon early work by Ricks, who went on to become Professor of Poetry at Oxford University. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$32.38

Byronic Thoughts: Maxims Reflections Portraits
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Byronic Thoughts: Maxims Reflections Portraits

By Lord Byron / Peter Quennell (Ed.)

London: John Murray, 1960. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.75 inches (11.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Price clipped with later publisher's price label to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Very light foxing to top page edge, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.75 inches (11.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 117

$25.63

Selected Poems
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Selected Poems

By Charles Baudelaire / Geoffrey Wagner (Trans.)

London: The Falcon Press Limited, 1947. 2nd Impression . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Excellent original jacket. Slight darkening to spine, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Beige cloth binding with damp marking to board. Slight spotting to endpapers, a couple of small marks to text. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 131

$25.63

Rejected Addresses: or, The New Theatrum Poetarum
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Rejected Addresses: or, The New Theatrum Poetarum

By James Smith / Horace Smith

London: John Murray, 1833. 17th Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Chipped title label to spine, cloth split along front joint but securely bound. Board corners worn, paper chipped on front board. Page edge untrimmed, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Rust spot to front endpapers, a few pages have marks to the text. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxi, 170

$25.63

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