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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: The Aldine Edition of the British Poets
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: The Aldine Edition of the British Poets

By J. Payne Collier (Ed.) / Edmund Spenser

London: George Bell and Sons, 1891. New Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Complete five volume set. Quarter purple buckram with red buckram boards. Slight fading to spines, light marking to boards. Some spotting to page edges, foxng to endpapers, very clean text throughout. A nice solid set. From the private library of William Jacks - Liberal MP, author and iron merchant. Gift inscription to Jacks to front free endpaper in volume I. All volumes contain his bookplates to front pastedown endpaper and name to front free endpaper. 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 £17.80; Oceania £26.15; Rest of World £24.05. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xc, 217 + vi, 316 + vi, 311 + vi, 354 +vi, 325

$81.08

The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson

By Samuel Johnson

London: L. White, P. Byrne and R. Marchbank, 1785. 1st Edition . Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). First Dublin edition, a reprint of the first London edition. Full speckled calf leather binding. Front joint cracked but board is securely attached. Two notes in old ink to title page, heavy staining to pages 1 and 2. Lighter marking to next few pages. A good solid example. ESTC: T82915. Overall condition is 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: 12mo. viii, 196

$60.81

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside: with the Virtuoso, a Fragment, Never Before Published and The Life of the Author
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside: with the Virtuoso, a Fragment, Never Before Published and The Life of the Author

By Mark Akenside

London: W. Suttaby, 1807. Reprint . Very Good Minus. 3 x 5.25 inches (7.5 x 13.5 cm). Full diced calf leather binding. Gilt border to boards. Leather title label and ruled compartments to spine. Joints cracked, but both boards securely attached. Slight wear to ends of spine. Good sound binding, clean text throughout. Marbled endpapers, marbled page edges, previous owner's name to verso of front free endpaper and title page. Engraved frontis. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 12mo. xiv, 239

$40.54

The Complete Poems of John Milton: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 4
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The Complete Poems of John Milton: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 4

By Charles Eliot (Ed.) / John Milton

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1909. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 463

$32.43

English Poetry from Chaucer to Gray (Volume I): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 40
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English Poetry from Chaucer to Gray (Volume I): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 40

By Charles Eliot (Ed.) / Chaucer / Gray

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 476

$32.43

English Poetry from Tennyson to Whitman (Volume III): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 42
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English Poetry from Tennyson to Whitman (Volume III): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 42

By Charles Eliot (Ed.) /Tennyson / Whitman

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 989-1508

$32.43

Steps to the Temple / Delights of the Muses and Other Poems

By Richard Crashaw / A.R. Waller (Ed.)

Cambridge: Camrbridge University Press, 1904. 1st Collected Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Light browning to paper. Slight wear to corners and ends of spine. Short tear to top edge of rear cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding, tanning to endpapers, previous owner's bookplate and inscription to front endpaper. Very clean text 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: x, 402

$67.57

The Seasons

By James Thomas / Patrick Murdoch (Intr.)

London: Printed by A. Strahan; for G. G. & J. Robinson, R. Baldwin, F. & C. Rivington, W. J. & J. Richardson, T. Payne, W. Lowndes, G. Wilkie, Ogilvy & Son, J. Scatchard, Vernor & Hood, J. Nunn, T. N. Longman, Cadell jun. & Davies, Carpenter & Co.; and T. Hurst, 1799. Reprint . Good. 4.25 x 6.25 inches (11 x 16 cm). Half red leather binding. Heavy rubbing to boards, rubbing to spine, corners worn, good solid binding, some occasional foxing to text. Four engraved plates. ESTC: T102387. . Overall condition is 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: 8vo. [2],lxiii,[3],238

$32.43

The Wind Dog [SIGNED]
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The Wind Dog [SIGNED]

By Tom Paulin

London: Faber and Faber, 1999. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5 x 7.75 inches (12 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Unread copy with light shelf wear to covers. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by the author to title page. Overall condition is Near Fine. 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. Paperback. Printed pages: 86

$18.92

The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 6
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 6

By Charles Eliot (Ed.) / Robert Burns

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1909. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 609

$32.43

Specimens of the Early English Poets
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Specimens of the Early English Poets

By George Ellis

London: Edwards, Pall-Mall, 1790. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Fine full vellum binding ornate gilt borders to boards, gilt compartments to spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Some darkening and spotting to vellum but no damage whatsoever. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (Thomas Kinston Esq. Charlton House).Some light spotting to text but otherwise in very clean condition throughout. A handsome example of the first edition. ESTC: T145886. Overall condition is Very Good. 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: 8vo. [2], v, [3], 323, [1]

$202.71

English Poetry from Collins to Fitzgerald (Volume II): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 41
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English Poetry from Collins to Fitzgerald (Volume II): The Harvard Classics Edition De Luxe (Deluxe) Alumni Edition [Aka Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf of Books] Volume 41

By Charles Eliot (Ed.)/ Collins / Fitzgerald

New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1910. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Green buckram binding. Blind border front board, crest in red and gilt to front board and spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Darkening and light marking to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition de luxe No. 2799. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 477-988

$32.43

Don Juan

By Lord Byron / John Austen (Illust.)

London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1926. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 6.75 x 10.25 inches (17 x 26 cm). Cream buckram binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Light soiling to covers, light foxing throughout. Previous owner's engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (John Embleton Black). Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: xi, 408

$40.54

Some Longer Elizabethan Poems: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / A.H. Bullen (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: xxiv, 441

$32.43

Elizabethan Sonnets: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / Sidney Lee (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1904. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Complete two volume set. Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Slight wear to head of volume I. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.65; Oceania £22.85; Rest of World £21.20. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: cx, 316; vi, 448

$47.30

Marimarusa: Modern Scottish Poets 8

By J.F. Hendry

Thurso, Scotland: J. Humphries, 1978. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm). Scarce. 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. Paperback. Printed pages: 40

$21.62

Shorter Elizabethan Poems: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / A.H. Bullen (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: xxvi, 358

$32.43

Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse: (An English Garner)

By Thomas Seccombe (Ed.) / Alfred W. Pollard (Intro.)

London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Blue cloth binding, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight fading and marking to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: xxix, 324

$32.43

More 'Bab' Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense

By W.S. Gilbert

London: George Routledge and Sons, Ltd., 1902. Reprint . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Rare yellowback edition. Light rubbing to edges, a little soiling to covers. Good solid binding. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, clean text throughout. Overall 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: 202

$47.30

Select Remains of John Alexander Pringle, Esq.
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Select Remains of John Alexander Pringle, Esq.

By John Alexander Pringle / Andrew Halliday (Ed.) / [Margaret Janet Elmsley, nee Pringle]

London: Harrison and Co, 1841. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.75 x 8.25 inches (17 x 21 cm). Original green cloth binding with gilt title and decorative boarder to front board. Marking to boards, a couple of splash marks to rear board. Very slight wear to spine. Printed on pages of various bright colours. Five plates with slight foxing. Yair (Scottish Borders); The Residence of J.A. Pringlle at Nattore (Nattore in Bengal, India, now Bangladesh); A Native Hindoo in his Cobble During the Floods at Nattore; J.A. Pringle in his Boat on the Ganges; Ruins of Whitbank Tower. Gift inscription from J.A. Pringle's youngest sister Margaret Janet Elmsley (nee Pringle): 'To L.C. Philpot. With affectionate love from Margaret Elmsley, March 25th 1854. Will you accept as a small remembrance of me, of these 'select remains of my brother, whose mountain muse is (?) in them from the rich(?) humour of joyous youth, to the 'Songs in the night' of his deep sorrow - a sorrow that heaved(?) him from time and prepared him for a very sudden call - from all 'here' to the happy 'there'. She has also added a note to the engraving of Yair 'My Scottish Home. M.E.'; A margin note to page 39 about the origin of the poem; and a note to the final page giving J.A. Pringle's date of death. A scarce item, especially with the family provenance. 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: 94

$162.17

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