Poetry from Thompson Rare Books

New Arrivals

image of THE HOUND OF HEAVEN. A Commemorative Volume. Edited and Introduced by G. Krishnamurti. SIGNED BY HENRY WILLIAMSON AND G. KRISHNAMURTI.

THE HOUND OF HEAVEN. A Commemorative Volume. Edited and Introduced by G. Krishnamurti. SIGNED BY HENRY WILLIAMSON AND G. KRISHNAMURTI.

by THOMPSON, Francis; KRISHNAMURTI, G; WILLIAMSON, Henry & Others.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1967
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$250.00

Show Details

Description:
London: The Francis Thompson Society., 1967. First Edition, First Impression. Quarto, original blue boards, gilt titles on spine. 67 pp. issued in a limited edition of 500 copies, this being copy No. 110. This copy is inscribed in pen on the title page "Henry Williamson for R. Dalby Hallowe'en 1967"; it is also signed in pen by the Editor,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$250.00
image of WILD LANGUAGE.

WILD LANGUAGE.

by BRINGHURST, Robert.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$65.00

Show Details

Description:
Nanaimo, BC: Institute For Coastal Research, 2006. First Edition, First Impression. Original wrappers. Very Good. Small octavo, original black printed wrappers titled in silver, in light blue handmade paper dust jacket titled in black. 47 pp. Designed and set by Robert Bringhurst, printed and bound at Gaspereau Press, Nova Scotia. Publisher's bookmark laid in, bearing a short biography… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$65.00
image of DEUTERONOMY.

DEUTERONOMY.

by BRINGHURST, Robert.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$55.00

Show Details

Description:
Delta, BC: The Sono Nis Press, 1974. First Edition, First Impression. Original wrappers. Very Good. Octavo, original white printed wrappers, sewn on spine. [8] pp. Issued in an edition limited to only 150 copies. Light corner creases, mild tanning to covers; very good or better. Very uncommon.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$55.00
image of THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. The First Version of Edward Fitzgerald. Drawings by Virgil Burnett.

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. The First Version of Edward Fitzgerald. Drawings by Virgil Burnett.

by KHAYYAM, Omar.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1970.
Condition
Near Fine in a very good folding box.
Edition
Second Folio Society Edition.
Item Price
$20.00

Show Details

Description:
London: The Folio Society., 1970.. Second Folio Society Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine in a very good folding box.. The second Folio Society Edition, but the First with these Illustrations. Octavo, original decorated brown-red cloth with a design in silver by Madeline Dinkel, gilt titles of spine. Printed throughout in black & brown. 32 pp, Frontispiece and four additional… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$20.00
image of TWO POEMS.

TWO POEMS.

by MUSGRAVE, Susan.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
Knotting, Bedfordshire: The Sceptre Press., 1975. First Edition, First Impression. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, original printed wrappers, stapled at spine. Unpaginated [8 pp]. Issued in a limited edition of 150 copies printed by Skelton's Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, the first 50 copies of which were numbered and signed. Although unnumbered this copy is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A fine… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of THE RAW EDGES. Voices from our Time.

THE RAW EDGES. Voices from our Time.

by LIVESAY, Dorothy.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$20.00

Show Details

Description:
Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1981. First Edition, First Impression. Original Wraps. Fine. First Edition. Octavo, original green printed wrappers, stapled at spine. [35] pp. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE, DATE 1981. Light toning to covers towards spine; a fine copy.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$20.00
image of SUNDAY WATER. Thirteen Anti-Ghazals.

SUNDAY WATER. Thirteen Anti-Ghazals.

by WEBB, Phylis.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1982.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Lantzville, BC: Island Writing Series, 1982.. First Edition, First Impression. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, original printed wrappers, stapled at spine. Unpaginated [12 pp]. Printed by Morris Printing Company and limited to 526 copies, this being one of 500 paperbound (26 were bound in cloth). This copy is unnumbered, but it is INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of CURSORY RHYMES. Illustrated by Albert Rutherston.

CURSORY RHYMES. Illustrated by Albert Rutherston.

by WOLFE, Humbert.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$65.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Ernest Benn Limited., 1927. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original tan paper covered boards, white cloth spine, paper label titled in red on spine. [127] pp. Limited Edition of 500 copies, printed on Van Gelder paper and signed by the author. Spare spine label laid in. Mild browning to endpapers, a… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$65.00
image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED.

by TODD, Ruthven.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Condition
Folded for mailing, very good.
Item Price
$200.00

Show Details

Description:
Folded for mailing, very good.. 1 page, 4to. Dated 5 November 1965, return address Pension Eolo, Galilea, Mallorca, Spain. Approx 225 words. To Mr. Whitton, about teaching creative writing: "Some of my pupils, notably Joe Langland and W.D. Snodgrass, have turned out to be good poets, but I am sure they wood have done so in any case,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$200.00
image of THE ACREAGE OF THE HEART.

THE ACREAGE OF THE HEART.

by TODD, Ruthven.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1944]
Condition
Very Good in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Glasgow: William MacLellan, [1944]. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original white paper-covered boards with red cloth spine, gilt titles. 32 pp. Boards slightly bowed as always, a near fine copy in like dust jacket, lightly dust soiled and with a few small internal tape mends. A very fragile book, the wrapper here unusually has… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of HAROLD'S LEAP. Illustrated by the Author.

HAROLD'S LEAP. Illustrated by the Author.

by SMITH, Stevie

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Chapman & Hall, 1950. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original red cloth, gilt titles to spine. 85 pp. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Previous owner's signature (Julian Mitchell, March 1965) in ink on front free endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in a nice dust jacket, minor fraying… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of THE UNCELESTIAL CITY.

THE UNCELESTIAL CITY.

by WOLFE, Humbert.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1930. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, original brown cloth, paper title label on spine. 262 pp. Inscribed by Wolfe to his friend, the author Richard Church, on the front free endpaper: "To Richard, in friendship & Admiration, Humber Wolfe May 5 / 30". Endpapers foxed; a very good clean copy, lacking… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of REQUIEM.

REQUIEM.

by WOLFE, Humbert.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$55.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Ernest Benn Limited., 1927. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original black cloth, paper title label on spine. 123 pp. Limited Edition of 275 copies, printed on hand-made paper and signed by the author, this being copy No. 30. Bookplate of C.R. Leighton on front paste-down; mild browning to endpapers, a fine… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$55.00
image of TEN POEMS, VARIOUSLY TITLED [in] CAMBRIDGE POETS 1900 - 1913. An Anthology. Chosen by Aelfrida Tillyard.

TEN POEMS, VARIOUSLY TITLED [in] CAMBRIDGE POETS 1900 - 1913. An Anthology. Chosen by Aelfrida Tillyard.

by CROWLEY, Aleister. TILLYARD, Aelfrida [editor].

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1913.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1913.. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo. Original black cloth titled and ruled in gilt on spine and front panel. 226 pp., top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Ink name on front endpaper, dated 1936; a virtually fine copy, clean and bright. In a nice hand-made dust wrapper which has served… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of WRAITHS.

WRAITHS.

by MOODY, Irene H.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1934]
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited, at St. martin's House., [1934]. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, original publisher's patterned grey cloth titled in mauve on front panel. 66 pp, frontispiece portrait of the author. This appears to be the publisher's file copy, with the "Ex Libris / The Macmillans of Canada" bookplate on the front paste-down, there… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of CAMEOS FROM MRS. BROWNING.

CAMEOS FROM MRS. BROWNING.

by MINIATURE BOOK]. BROWNING, Mrs. [Elizabeth Barrett Browning].

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
No Date [circa 1915]
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
London & Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press., No Date [circa 1915]. Full Leather. Very Good. 16mo, small upright oblong format, 40 mm wide x 106 mm tall x 4 mm thick. Bound in the publisher's original limp suede with an inlaid border in blind, gilt titles on spine, all edges gilt. 60 pp, double-page colour frontispiece. Text block pulled… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of ADMIRALS ALL And Other Verses.

ADMIRALS ALL And Other Verses.

by NEWBOLT, Henry.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1898.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: John Lane., 1898.. First American Edition. Vellum. Very Good. First American Edition. Small octavo, bound in full vellum titled in black ink on front cover in an Old English script similar to the title page font, decorated endpapers. 43 pp. Vellum boards bowed, Fore-edges of binding trimmed, a very good copy. Likely, a special issue of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of PEACOCK PIE. A Book of Rhymes. With Embellishments by C. Lovat Fraser.

PEACOCK PIE. A Book of Rhymes. With Embellishments by C. Lovat Fraser.

by FRASER, C. Lovat [illustrator]. DE LA MARE, Walter;

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1924].
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
London: London: Constable & Company, [1924].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. First Printing of this New Illustrated Edition. Tall octavo, original navy blue cloth titled in gilt on spine panel & decorated in gilt on upper cover. [128] pp. Colour frontispiece and 15 additional full-page colour plates by Fraser. University of Nevada gift label (now deaccessioned) on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of COLLECTED POEMS.

COLLECTED POEMS.

by SITWELL, Edith.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1957.
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Macmillan & Co Ltd., 1957.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo. Original blue cloth, printed red label on spine titled in gold. [445] pp, Indexes to Titles and to First Lines at rear. Endpapers mildly browned, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, slightly tanned on the spine panel. A sharp… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of SONGS OF ACTION.

SONGS OF ACTION.

by DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

Seller
Thompson Rare Books
Published
1898.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$40.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. Small octavo, original maroon buckram titled and ruled in gilt, top edges gilt. 144 pp. Pencil name on front endpaper, mild foxing, a very good bright copy. ¶ Poetry. Green and Gibson A23b.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$40.00