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A History of Secular Latin Poetry in the Middle Ages

By F.J.E. Raby

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 7 x 10 inches (18 x 25.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Darkening to spine, foxing and a few marks to covers, wear and creasing to edges. Some loss to ends of spine, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Complete in two volumes. Blue buckram bindings. Slight fading to ends of spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Page edges untrimmed. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £22.60; Oceania £33.35; Rest of World £30.45. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 408; vi, 388

$66.00

Thomas Gray: A Biography

By Ketton-Cremer, R.W.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Very slight edge wear otherwise excellent. Clipped to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Purple cloth binding, light foxing to page edges otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 310

$25.08

Andreas Capellanus on Love
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Andreas Capellanus on Love

By P.G. Walsh

London: Duckworth, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Rubbing and slight creasing to edges of covers, a few light marks to page edges. No creasing to spine, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 329

$25.08

Renaissance Latin Poetry (Literature in Context Series)

By I.D. McFarlane

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Grey cloth binding, light browning to pages otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vii, [3], 246

$38.28

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

By Aldous Huxley

Oxford: Blackwell, 1918. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14.5 x 19.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Decorative card covers. Spine worn to edges and has one inch section of loss to foot of spine. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Foxing to page edges, some patches of foxing to text. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 48

$72.59

Robert Browning and Alfred Domett

By Frederic Kenyon

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1906. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Card boards with integral green jacket. Creasing and slight wear to spine, binding is leaning slightly. Light foxing to page edges, some underlining and margin notes (in light pencil), text is otherwise very clean throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 161

$25.08

Nova Anthologia Oxoniensis: Translations into Greek and Latin Verse

By Robinson Ellis (Ed.) / A.D. Godley (Ed.)

Oxford: Henry Frowde / Clarendon Press, 1899. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Purple buckram binding with gilt illustration to front board. Purple endpapers, all page edges gilt. Printed on India paper with some very light rippling to pages. Light foxing to free endpapers, previous owner's address label to front pastedown endpaper, small tear to outside margin of one leaf. Very clean text throughout. Translations of poetry from ancient times up to the late Victorian period, 107 pieces in Latin and 67 in Greek. A scarce title and in excellent condition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: x, 279

$85.79

Renaissance Latin Verse: An Anthology

By Alessandro Perosa and John Sparrow (Ed.)

London: Duckworth, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight wear and creasing to edges, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding, a couple of light marks to page edges, otherwise excellent. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.65; Oceania £21.30; Rest of World £19.90. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xxix, 560

$26.40

Aphrodite, the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite and The Perugilium Veneris

By F. L. Lucas (Trans.)

Cambridge: University Press, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 8.25 inches (16 x 20.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight loss to head of spine, light creasing to upper edge, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Blue cloth binding with slight tape mark to rear cover. Lacking front free endpaper. Ex library with single stamp to verso of title page and adhesive label to rear pastedown endpaper. Very clean text threoughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 53

$21.12

A History of Christian-Latin Poetry: From the Beginnings to the Close of the Middle Ages

By F.J.E. Raby

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 10 inches (17 x 25.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Black buckram binding with light marking to boards. Small mark to outside margin of front free endpaper, half title page and title page, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.65; Oceania £21.30; Rest of World £19.90. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 491

$59.40

Some Oxford Compositions

By J.G. Barrington-Ward, J. Bell, C. M. Bowra, A.N. Bryan-Brown, J.D. Dennistn, T.F.Higham, M. Platnauer

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1945. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Crease and wear to edges, tear to spine with archival tape repair to reverse, tape residue to flaps. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue buckram binding with some fading to ends of spine. Previous owner's name and also address label to front pastedown endpaper, light off setting to free endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Contains 159 translations into Greek and Latin prose and verse, selected from a number done by members of a composition club from 1923 to 1939. The versions, copies of which had been distributed in advance were discussed at fortnightly meetings. Notes on many of the versions give alternative renderings, parallels to phrases or passages in Greek and Latin literature, and discussion of difficult points. In an introduction of 4 pages T.F. Higham analyses in detail the problems involved in translation into the classical languages. Includes C.M. Bowra's Greek translation of Coleridge's Kubla Khan. Very scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xxxvi, 324

$59.40

The Triumphs of Temper: A Poem in six Cantos

By William Hayley

London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1795. 8th Edition . Good Minus. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Recent crude cloth binding with inked title to spine. Mismatched endpapers, split to rear endpaper joint, spotting to text and plates. ESTC T90110. Overall condition is Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 162

$38.28

The Light of Asia

By Edwin Arnold / Hamzeh Carr (Illust.)

London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1926. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 7.75 x 10 inches (20 x 25.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. First edition thus, limited edition of 3000 copies, this copy unnumbered. Purple buckram binding, sun fading to spine and edges of boards, scratch to rear board. Some spots of light foxing, otherwise very clean throughout. 16 colour plates by Hamzeh Carr. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 177

$46.20

Renaissance Latin Verse: An Anthology

By Alessandro Perosa and John Sparrow (Ed.)

London: Duckworth, 1979. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6 x 9 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Slight wear to spine, a few light marks to covers and page edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. Paperback. Printed pages: xxix, 560

$21.12

The Book of Love: One Hundred of the Best Love Poems in the English Language

Glasgow: Gowans & Gray Ltd., 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 5.75 inches (10.5 x 15 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Green cloth binding with decorative front board. Light rubbing to ends of spine, slight marking to rear cover. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, clean text throughout. Attractively illustrated title page in Art Nouveau style. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 134, [2] (ads)

$25.08

Fables

By John Gay

London: Printed at the Chiswick Press by C. Wittingham; for J. Carpenter, J. Booker and Sharpe and Hailes, 1812. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Half leather binding with marbled boards. Heavy rubbing to leather but securely bound with no cracking to joints, slight wear to corners of boards. Two previous owner names to front free endpaper (one dated 1832). Clean text throughout, numerous woodcuts. A scarce early title from the Chiswick Press, founded by Charles Whittingham in the previous year. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xx, 226

$92.39

Old Friends in a New Dress: or, Select Fables from Aesop in Verse

By Aesop / Richard Scrafton Sharpe (Ed.)

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1826. 3rd Edition (Enlarged) . Very Good Minus. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Original publisher's binding of quarter red leather with illustrated paper covered boards. Rubbing and slight wear to ends of spine. Foxing and light rubbing to boards, wear to corners. Heavy foxing to endpapers, frontis and tissue guard, occasional spotting to text. Heavy stain to pp231/232 also affecting facing pages. Originally published twice in 1809 in 2 volumes with a total of 36 fables. This is the greatly expanded 3rd edition, with 48 fables in Part I, and 78 fables in Part II. This edition has a frontis but no woodcuts within the text. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, [4] (contents), pp7-237, [1] (review), [22] (ads)

$59.40

The Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse

By H.J.C. Grierson (Ed.) / G. Bullough (Ed.)

Oxford: The Clrendon Press, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Full red calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to other compartments. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. School prize binding (St. Paul's Girls' School) with gilt device to front board and prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Fading and rubbing to spine, rubbing to board corners, light stain to lower page edge. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints, clean text throughout, some very light creasing to the India paper pages. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 973

$31.68

The Garden of Love: Flowers Gathered from the Poets (A Lover's Anthology)
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The Garden of Love: Flowers Gathered from the Poets (A Lover's Anthology)

By May Byron / C. E. Brock (Illust.)

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 4.5 x 7 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Rare original jacket. Wear and loss to edges, light soiling. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Gilt decorated purple buckram binding in very clean condition.. Top edge gilt, a few spots of foxing to other edges. Light foxing to endpapers, very clean text throughout. Attractive Brock illustrations. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 360

$38.28

Macaulay's Lays of Ancient Rome and Other Historical Poems

By Thomas Babington Macaulay / George Macaulay Trevelyan (Ed.)

London: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1928. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 8 inches (15 x 20.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Red cloth binding with staining to edges of spine. Foxing to page edges. Tanning to endpapers, a few spots of foxing to text. Scarce edition, edited by historian G.M. Trevelyan. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: x, 182

$38.28

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