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Sentenced to Life - Poems 2011-2014
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Sentenced to Life - Poems 2011-2014

By Clive James

London: Picador, 2015 Collection of poems. 59pp. Black lettering to spine. Minimal marking to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and marking, otherwise very good.. First Edition, Second Impression. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns 1759-1796
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns 1759-1796

By Robert Burns, J Logie Robertson (Ed)

London & Glasgow: Collins "Containing 'Homes and Haunts of Robert Burns' by James McKenna, Index to first lines, Glossary and Illustrations". 648pp illustrated with 32 black and white photographs and colour portrait to frontis. Gilt title to spine, top edges gilt, ribbon page-marker. Pages 15-18 of the Contents section are loose and frayed to edges, corners slightly bumped and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Tartan Fabric Covered Card. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$9.64

Paradise Lost - A Poem in Twelve Books
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Paradise Lost - A Poem in Twelve Books

By John Milton, Douglas Bush (Editor)

London: The Folio Society, 2006 Preface by Peter Ackroyd, Introduction by John Wain. 304pp with notes, illustrated with 12 full colour illustrations by William Blake in pen and watercolour over pencil, executed in 1808. Bound in Orange moire silk covered boards, with green leather spine and top edges tinted in green. Fine copy with no marks or inscriptions, cased in near fine illustrated slipcase with minor surface wear and light rubbing to edge.. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required.. 4th Printing. Quarter Bound in Green Leather. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by William Blake. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$128.59

Faust - Parts One and Two
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Faust - Parts One and Two

By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

London: The Folio Society, 2005 Translation and notes by David Luke, Introduction by Nicholas Boyle. 380pp including notes and bibliography, illustrated with reproduction of an oil painting to frontis and 17 lithographs by Delacroix to Part One and reproductions of 7 oil paintings by Andrea Appiani and others to Part Two. Gold moire silk covered boards with dark red leather spine with gilt lettering. Dark red endpapers and top edges. Fine copy with no marks or inscriptions, cased in near fine illustrated slipcase with minimal surface marking. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required.. First Edition Thus. Quarter Bound Dark Red Leather. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Eugene Delacroix and other Artists. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$128.59

The Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century Verse
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The Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century Verse

By John Hayward

London: Book Club Associates, 1976 Collection of about 600 poems by 85 nineteenth-century poets. 969pp with index. Gilt lettering and border to spine. Slight bumping to spine and some wrinkling to end pages, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minior edgewear and slight sunning to spine, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon

By Frank Maldon Robb (Editor)

London, Melbourne, New York, Toronto: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1912 Collection of works by the Australian poet, edited and with an introduction, notes and appendices by Frank Maldon Robb. 390pp with index, illustrated with black and white portrait to frontis. Gilt title to front board and spine, rounded corners, marbled endpapers and all edges bright gilt. Some wear to head and tail of spine, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Black Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$19.29

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns - with Notes, Glossary, Index of First Lines and Chronological List
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns - with Notes, Glossary, Index of First Lines and Chronological List

By J Logie Robertson (Editor)

London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1928 Complete works of Robert Burns. 635pp with index. Gilt design to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners and gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor fading to spine, otherwise very good.. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Poems of Wordsworth
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Poems of Wordsworth

By Matthew Arnold (Editor)

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1929 Macmillan's Golden Treasury series. Edited and with a preface by Matthew Arnold. 331pp with index. Gilt design to front board and lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners, some marking to boards and page edges and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$9.00

Humorous Verse - An Anthology Chosen By E V Knox
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Humorous Verse - An Anthology Chosen By E V Knox

By E V Knox (Editor)

London: Chatto & Windus, 1939 The Phoenix Library. 267pp with index. Faded gilt design and lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, top edges dust-marked and small gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise good copy. Poem cut from newspaper loosely enclosed. Unclipped DJ edgeworn with fraying, two small tears and darkening to spine, otherwise fair.. Reprint. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Collected Poems
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Collected Poems

By Les Murray

Manchester: Carcanet Press Ltd, 1998 Expanded edition of the Collected Poems published in 1991, by the prolific and award-winning poet (1938-2019) who was born in New South Wales. 476pp with index. Minor creasing and surface scuffing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Expanded & Updated Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.29

The Yasen Tree and Other Poems (SIGNED COPY)
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The Yasen Tree and Other Poems (SIGNED COPY)

By Milorad Krystanovich

Coventry: The Heaventree Press, 2007 Moving account of the poet's return to his native Croatia, together with a selection of recent poems. Foreword by David Hart. 64pp. Minimal creasing to corners. Signed with a personal dedication on the title page and dated 2008.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by James Sinfield (cover art). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

Poems of John Keats (Nelson Classics)
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Poems of John Keats (Nelson Classics)

By John Keats

London & Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd Collection of poems by John Keats, with an introduction by Sir Henry Newbolt. Undated edition, Nelson Classics No.176. 408pp, illustrated with black and white portrait to frontis. Faded gilt lettering to spine. Top edges tinted. Slight bumping to spine and corners and minimal marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ edgeworn, with some fraying to spine and slight marking to edges and rear panel, otherwise good.. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$12.86

The Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
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The Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

By E K Chambers (Editor)

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1932 Collection of medieval poetry, edited and with a preface by E K Chambers. 905pp with index. Gilt border and lettering to front board and spine. Ribbon page marker. Slight bumping to spine and corners, dent to spine on rear edge of backstrip, some marking to page edges and former owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Presumed First Edition. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$9.64

Poetical Works by Thomas Moore, with a Life of the Author
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Poetical Works by Thomas Moore, with a Life of the Author

By Thomas Moore

London & New York: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1863 Collection of the Irish writer's poems, odes and songs, including the Odes of Ancreon, first published in 1800, plus a short biography abridged from W Howitt's "Homes and Haunts of the English Poets". 528pp, illustrated with tissue-guarded engravings. All edges gilt, blind-stamped design to boards with gilt decoration and title. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners, minor occasional foxing and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good copy of an attractive little volume.. Presumed First Thus. Decorated Red Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Thomas, Corbould, Etc. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$16.07

The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935
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The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935

By W B Yeats

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1938 Collection of modern poetry, edited and with an introduction by W B Yeats. 450pp with index. Gilt border and lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Ribbon page marker. Slight bumping to spine and corners, crease to lower corner of front board, some marking to boards and edges and prize certificate dated 1938 to front pastedown, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$9.64

Wilfred Owen - Poems Selected By Jon Stallworthy
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Wilfred Owen - Poems Selected By Jon Stallworthy

By Wildred Owen Jon Stallworthy (Editor)

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 2004 Selection of work by the World War One poet, selected and introduced by a contemporary poet in the 'Poet to Poet' series. 66pp. Minimal sunning to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus, First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.72

A Family Treasury of Poetry
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A Family Treasury of Poetry

By Neil Philip (Compiler)

Dorling Kindersley Undated new edition of the book first published by Blackie in 1990 as 'A New Treasury of Poetry', with an introduction by Neil Philip. 256pp with black and white illustrations by John Lawrence. Red patterned endpapers and gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing to corners and spine slightly slanted, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. New Edition. Salmon Pink Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by John Lawrence. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Poetic Gems Selected from the Works of William McGonagall, Poet and Tragedian
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Poetic Gems Selected from the Works of William McGonagall, Poet and Tragedian

By William McGonagall

London: The Folio Society, 1985 Text taken from the single volume edition of 1934, containing both the first and second series and some additional poems, with a foreword dated 1985 by Spike Milligan. 217pp, illustrated with black and white drawings. Complete with red slipcase. Two turned page corners and ex libris plate to pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Slipcase slightly faded to open edge, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Illustrated Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$12.86

The World's Wife - Poems
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The World's Wife - Poems

By Carol Ann Duffy

London: Picador, 2000 Collection of poems about women who are usually missing from history, as the wives of famous men. 76pp. Minimal wear to surface and corners, otherwise very good copy with no incriptions.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets - a New Commentary
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Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets - a New Commentary

By Don Paterson

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 2012 Series of entertaining and informative commentaries, placed alongside Shakespeare's sonnets. 500pp. Slight edgewear and marking to cover, with small rip to surface on front panel, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.36

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