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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). 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)

$24.80

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). 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

$91.36

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). 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)

$58.73

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). 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

$31.32

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). 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

$37.85

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). 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

$37.85

Pope's Own Miscellany: Being a reprint of Poems on Several Occasions 1717 containing new poems by Alexander Pope and others

By Norman Ault (Ed.) / Alexander Pope

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1935. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fair. 6.25 x 10 inches (16 x 25 cm). Dust jacket: Large tear to front cover, loss and darkening to spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair. Book: Limited Edition No. 202 of 750 copies printed on handmade paper. Green buckram binding with gilt border to boards, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Tanning to endpapers, a few spots to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: xcvii, 165

$71.78

Ulysses - Tennyson: Broadsheet No. 3

London: Chatto and Windus, 1942. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Limited edition of 3000 copies, rare. Light spotting, otherwise 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. Paperback. Printed pages: 3

$26.10

Poems of Ella Wheeler Wilcox

By Ella Wheeler / Alice Ross (Illust.)

Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo Hay and Mitchell, 1916. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Rare original jacket with illustrated panel to front cover. Slight wear to ends of spine, creasing to top edge. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Book Lover's Edition, printed on Japan Paper. Small stain to front board, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, foxing to illustration tissue guards, otherwise in excellent 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: x, 243

$58.73

Atlanta in Calydon: A Tragedy

By Algernon Charles Swinburne

London: The Medici Society Limited, 1923. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Excellent condition with no wear or marking, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Limited edition No. 251 of 1000 copies. Quarter cloth with decorated paper covered boards. Residue from previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, 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 £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: 80

$24.80

The Life of William Cowper

By Thomas Wright

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.25 x 9 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). Decorated blue buckram binding. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Decorated endpapers, slight cracking to rear endpaper, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Additional plate of Cowper tipped in to recto of frontis. Good solid binding, light foxing to page edges, very clean text throughout. Overall 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: 681

$37.85

The Dog in British Poetry
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The Dog in British Poetry

By R. Maynard Leonard (Ed.)

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2005. Facsimile of 1893, 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Minor shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. 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: xxvii, 350

$14.36

Lara, A Tale; Jacqueline, A Tale

By Lord Byron / Samuel Rogers

London: J. Murray, 1814. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Full calf leather binding, black leather title label to spine. Gilt decorated border to boards, spine rubbed and worn, rubbing to staining to boards. Front joint cracked but board is securely attached. Lacking the half title and ads. A few marks to text. Variant 2 of the first edition of Byron's Lara. Paper is watermarked but 'II' in running title on p82 is not askew, and with period after 'I' in running title on p20 [Randolf p42-45]. 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: 128

$130.51

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: Complete in one Volume

By William Wordsworth

Paris: A. and W. Galignani, 1828. 1st Single Volume Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.5 x 24 cm). A pirate edition published in Paris. Later paper covered boards with paper label to spine. Light water staining to much of the book, rust spot to half title, frontis, title page and first page of contents. Four pages of ads on yellow paper at rear, several newspaper clippings have also been bound in before the ads. A scarce and very early collected edition. Overall condition is Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 340

$130.51

The Poems of Francois Villon

By Francois Villon / H.B. McCaskie (Trans.) / Edward Ardizzone (Illust.)

London: The Cresset Press, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 9 inches (14 x 23 cm). Dust jacket: A few light stains, slight wear to corners, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Some light spots of foxing, 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: 243

$20.88

Telyn Powys

Newtown: John Griffith, 1922. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Rare. Quarter cloth with paper covered boards. Light marking to boards, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. 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: 47

$24.80

English Prose Style

By Herbert Read

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1928. 1st Edition . Very Good/Near Fine. 5.75 x 9 inches (14.5 x 23 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket in remarkable condition. Slight creasing to edges, otherwise perfect, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Foxing to page edges, scattered foxing to text. Overall book 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: xv, 227

$195.77

The True Voice of Feeling: Studies in English Romantic Poetry

By Herbert Read

London: Faber and Faber, 1953. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear to edges, fading to spine, some creasing, notes in pencil to front flap and reverse of jacket, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Margin notes and underlining (in pencil), otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: 382

$24.80

Coleridge's Metaphors of Being

By Edward Kessler

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1979. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Previous owner's address label to front pastedown endpaper, 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 £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: 202

$37.85

The Return of Arthur: A Poem of the Future

By Martyn Skinner

London: Chapman and Hall, 1966. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and creasing to top edge, fading and creasing to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Light marking to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: 262

$24.80

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