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Geoffrey of Monmouth's Life of Merlin - a New Verse Translation
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Geoffrey of Monmouth's Life of Merlin - a New Verse Translation

By Mark Walker

Stroud, Gloucestershire: Amberley Publishing, 2011. English verse translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's 12th century epic poem. 125pp illustrated with two black and white photographs. Minimal creasing to corners, otherwise near fine uninscibed copy. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.88

Volcanoes of Indonesia - Creators and Destroyers
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Volcanoes of Indonesia - Creators and Destroyers

By Andrew Wight & Chris Smith (Text)

Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2006. Prose and poems, together with stunning colour images, illustrating the many faces and moods of some of the world's most active volcanoes. 144pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and a map. Pink lettering to front board and spine. Minior rippling to pages and tiny bump to top of front board, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 2nd Edition. White Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Carl-Bernd Kaehlig (Photographs). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$47.28

Small Dreams of a Scorpion
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Small Dreams of a Scorpion

By Spike Milligan

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1973. Collection of Smile Milligan's humorous poems on pollution, population and conservation. 87pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Covder creased, edges age-toned, some foxing to edges and margins and some creased corners, otherwise good copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/New. Illus. by Spike and Laura Milligan. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

Songs of a Sourdough
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Songs of a Sourdough

By Robert W Service

London: T Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1924. Volume of poetry first published in Canada, full of wolves and log cabins and the call of the wild. Gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, rest untrimmed. Corners and spine slightly bumped, hinges showing, a few pages almost loose, foxing to page edges dusty, end pages darkened and several inscriptions to half-title, otherwise fair reading copy.. 46th Impression. Burgundy Buckram. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$5.12

The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, in Fourteen Volumes, Vol VII and Vol IX
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, in Fourteen Volumes, Vol VII and Vol IX

By Thomas Moore

London: John Murray, 1832. Two volumes of an edition first published in 14 volumes. Full leather binding with 5 raised bands to spine, gilt lettering, all edges bright gilt, marbled endpapers with black and gilt border to pastedowns. Two engravings to each volume on half-title and opposite page. Rubbing to spine, edges and corners, particularly to spine of Vol VII, with slight fraying and loss to heads of both spines. Vol VII has creasing to top corners. Some foxing to early and late pages, otherwise good uninscribed copies.. Presumed First Thus. Green Leather Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$47.28

100 Great Poems
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100 Great Poems

By Victoria Parker (Editor), Fiona Waters (Introduction)

Great Bardfield, Essex: Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd, 2000. Collection of poetry to inspire the whole family, from 'The Lady of Shalott' to W H Auden's 'Stop All the Clocks' and excerpts from the Bhagavad Gita and The Iliad, with information about the poets. 189pp, illustrated throughout with colour drawings. Minimal surface scuffing, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight fading to spine, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping. Lovely book!. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$6.30

Sonnets of This Century - Edited and Arranged with a Critical Introduction on the Sonnet
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Sonnets of This Century - Edited and Arranged with a Critical Introduction on the Sonnet

By William Sharp

London & Newcastle-on-Tyne: Walter Scott, 1886. Selection of 19th centuruy sonnets, with an introduction on the characteristics and history of the sonnet. 324pp. Gilt design and title to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt and red border to pages. Slight rubbing to corners and fraying at top of spine with minor loss, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Red Leather. Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" Tall.

$7.88

Ideals - Inspiration Issue - Vol 21, No.1, January 1964
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Ideals - Inspiration Issue - Vol 21, No.1, January 1964

By Maryjane Hooper-Tonn (Editor)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Ideals Publishing Co, 1964. Magazine of inspirational poetry, illustrated throughout with colour drawings. Unpageinated, 96 pages. Cover creased and scuffed, contents clean and bright.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine/Periodical.

$5.91

Jubilee and Other Poems
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Jubilee and Other Poems

By Peter Henniker-Heaton

Boston, Massachusetts: E D Abbott Company, 1971. Collection of inspirational verse, some originally published in 'Punch' and 'The Christian Science Monitor'. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to spine and corners and former owner's details in pencil to front endpaper, otherwiuse very good clean copy.. 2nd Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.76

The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

London: Frederick Warne & Co The 'Albion' Edition, undated, reprinted from the revised American edition, with explanatory notes. Padded leather covered boards with gilt border and rounded corners, gilt lettering to top board and spine, red ribbon page marker, black and gilt bordered marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 630pp with index, black and white portrait to frontis. Spine faded and very lightly rubbed, left hinge starting to show and former owner's details neatly inscribed to front endpaper, otherwise very good clean copy.. Presumed First Thus. Burgundy Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.55

Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

By William Howitt

London: George Routledge and Sons Undated volume, circa 1860 from information in the preface, providing a detailed study of the birthplaces and residences of many British literary figures. 42 black and white illustrations, including tissue-guarded frontis. 706pp. All edges gilt. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, backstrip split, hinges weak with old repairs failing and some foxing to end pages, otherwise fair copy.. 3rd Edition. Brown Decorated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.64

The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - with Additional Poems
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - with Additional Poems

By Francis Turner Palgrave

London, New York & Toronto: Geoffrey Cumberlege: Oxford University Press, 1951. Oxford Editions of Standard Authors No.23 in blue slipcase. 574pp with index. Blind ruled border to boards, gilt title and floral design to spine, top edges gilt, beige ribbon page marker. Slight bumping to corners, rubbing to top and bottom of spine, one or two turned corners and some sunning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Slipcase worn, with 1" tears to lower edges.. Reprint. Red Lambskin. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$6.30

Poems for Sunshine and Shadow Vol.II
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Poems for Sunshine and Shadow Vol.II

By Ord L Morrow and John I Paton (compilers)

Lincoln, Nebraska: Back to the Bible, 1981. Collection of poetry with a Christian flavour. 96pp. Crease to top corner of front cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.91

A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

By Elizabeth Barrett Browning, R A S Rankin (Editor)

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1872. Copyright Edition. 318pp. Gilt lettering and lining to spine. Frontis portrait missing, a couple of turned corners, some rubbing to spine and corners and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.91

Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson

By Alfred Tennyson, Alice Meynell (Introduction)

London: Blackie & Son Ltd, 1903. Collection bound in soft red leather with art deco gilt design to front board and spine, art deco colour decoration to endpapers and title page and red titles throughout. Top edges gilt. 278pp. Covers very worn with rubbing to spine, edges and corners, backstrip has split from the rear board, there is slight loss at base of spine, gift inscription to front endpaper and some turned corners, otherwise fair copy.. Red Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$4.73

Keats - Poetry & Prose, with Essays
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Keats - Poetry & Prose, with Essays

By John Keats, Charles Lamb, Leigh Hunt, Robert Bridges & Others, Henry Ellershaw (Introduction & Notes)

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1924. The Clarendon Series of English Literature. Selection of Keats' work, with a chronology and eight essays and criticisms on Keats. 204pp with black and white portrait of Keats from a miniature by Joseph Severn to frontis. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, split to backstrip, heavy fading to edges of boards, some pencil annotations to margins and edges sunned, otherwise fair copy.. Presumed First. Decorated Green Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

Select Poems of Tennyson
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Select Poems of Tennyson

By Alfred Tennyson, Hereford B George, W H Hadow (Introduction and Notes for the Use of schools)

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1908. Selection of Tennyson's poems most likely to appeal to young readers, with notes for schools. 154pp. Blind stamped design and lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Rubbing to spine and corners, bumping to edges, marking to page edges and some margins and some darkening to endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.88

The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson - 6 Volumes:
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson - 6 Volumes:

By Alfred Tennyson

London: Henry S King & Co, 1875. Complete set of six volumes half-bound in contemporary crushed green morocco over olive green boards with gilt lettering and ruling to spines, top edges gilt. Vol.I. Early Poems and English Idylls; Vol. II. Locksley Hall, Lucretius, and Other Poems; Vol. III. The Idylls of the King; Vol. IV. The Princess and Maud; Vol. V. Enoch Arden and In Memoriam. Vol.VI. Queen Mary and Harold. Some rubbing and bumping to spines and corners, foxing to early pages and some margins and slight evidence of damp damage to edges of boards, otherwise fair copies. 3.5kg. Extra postage required.. Half Bound in Green Morocco. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$82.73

A Shropshire Lad
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A Shropshire Lad

By A E Housman

London: Walker Books, 1992. Lovely edition of this classic collection of 63 poems set in the English countryside. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white drawings in watercolour, crayon, pencil, conte and pastel. Gilt lettering to spine, green endpapers. Gift inscription to verso of frontis illustration, otherwise very good/near fine copy. DJ is clipped, with minor wear to spine, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robin Bell Corfield. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.09

The Collected Poems of A S J Tessimond
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The Collected Poems of A S J Tessimond

By A S J Tessimond, Hubert Nicholson (Editor)

Reading, Berkshire: The Whiteknights Press, 1986. Collection which includes Tessimond's previously unpublished verse and his 25 translations from the French poet Jacques Prevert. Introduction by Hubert Nicholson. 188pp. Minor creasing and surface marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. 2nd Impression. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.70

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