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Poems/Lithographs

by Auden/Moore

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Washburn Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780714107387
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London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1974 Catalogue of an exhibition of a book dedicated by Henry Moore to W H Auden, with related drawings, held at the British Museum in 1974. Preface by John Gere, text by John Russell, introduction by Henry Moore. Unpageinated, 46 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white. Some edge and surface wear and traces… Read more
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William Wordsworth (The Oxford Authors)

by Stephen Gill (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780192541758
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$34.21

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Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1984 Wordsworth's poems presented in order of composition and in the original texts before their revision. 752pp with index. Gilt lettering on burgundy title panel to spine. Boards slightly bowed, minor marking to page edges and extensive pencil annotations to text and margins of some pages by previous owner, whose name appears on… Read more
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The Common Muse - an Anthology of Popular British Ballad Poetry XVth-XXth Century

by Vivian De Sola Pinto and Allan Edwin Rodway (Editors)

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Washburn Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$8.90

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London: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1957 Selection of previously inaccessible popular English poetry from the 15th to the 20th Century. 470pp. with index. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Lower edges untrimmed. Slight bumping to corners, minor marking to boards and occasional spotting to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. First Edition. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Very Good/No… Read more
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The Poetical Works of James Beattie, LL D and William Collins, with Memoirs of Their Lives and Writings, By Thomas Miller

by James Beattie and William Collins

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Washburn Books
Published
1846
Condition
Good
Edition
Presumed First
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$20.53

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London: David Bogue, 1846 Collection of poetical works by James Beattie (1735-1803), the Scottish poet and philosopher, and William Collins (1721-1759), the English poet, together with biographies of both by Thomas Miller. Tilt's Illustrated Classics. 311pp illustrated with engravings from drawings by John Absolon. Gilt design and lettering to boards and spine. Label of Berkhamsted Mechanics' Institute Library and owner's… Read more
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The "Original Poems" and Others

by Ann and Jane Taylor and Adelaide O'Keeffe

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Washburn Books
Condition
Fair
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London: Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co Undated collection of poems, some of which were first published in 1804, edited by E V Lucas and illustrated by F D Bedford. Gilt lettering and drawing to top board and spine, partly faded, top edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. 410pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners,… Read more
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Break the Heart's Anger

by Paul Engle

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Washburn Books
Published
1936
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$13.69

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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co Inc, 1936 Third collection of verse by the American poet and novelist Paul Engle (1908-1991), who was director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 195pp. Gilt title to top board, black lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Slight bumping to spine and corners and edges a little age-toned, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Brown Cloth… Read more
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The Common Muse - an Anthology of Popular British Ballad Poetry XVth-XXth Century

by Vivian De Sola Pinto and Allan Edwin Rodway (Editors)

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Washburn Books
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.26

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London: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1957 Selection of previously inaccessible popular English poetry from the 15th to the 20th Century. 403pp. Gilt lettering to spine. From the library of Anthony Thwaite, whose signature appears on the endpaper. Top edges dusty and slight foxing to margins and endpapers, otherwise good copy. DJ is price-clipped, darkened to spine and with some edgewear..… Read more
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Scripts for the Pageant

by James Merrill

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Washburn Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780689110658
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$13.69

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New York: Atheneum, 1980 Third and final volume in the poet's monumental narrative poem. 235pp. Minor wear to edges and corners and minor marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Kilmarnock Burns - Poems Published in 1786 in the Chiefly Scottish Dialect By Robert Burns

by Robert Burns

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Washburn Books
Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
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London: Henry Frowde, 1911 Collection of poems by Robert Burns in the Scottish dialect, bound in green cloth boards with a gilt Art Nouveau design to the top board and spine, top edges gilt and orange ribbon page marker. 240pp with index. Some bumping to spine, corners and edges and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good copy.. Green… Read more
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Milton - Complete Poetry & Selected Prose, With English Metrical Translations of the Latin, Greek and Italian Poems

by John Milton, E H Visiak (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
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$13.00

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The Nonesuch Press, 1948 Milton's poems in their entirety, plus selected prose, with chronological table. Foreword by Sir Arnold Wilson. 860pp. Black and white illustration to title page, gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Slight marking to lower corners and gift dedication dated 1951 to endpaper, otherwise very good copy.. Dark Blue Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over… Read more
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The Song-Book of Bethia Hardacre

by Ella Fuller Maitland

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Washburn Books
Published
1897
Condition
Good
Edition
Presumed First
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London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1897 Verses by the author of 'Pages From the Daybook of Bethia Hardacre' and 'The Saltonstall Gazette', printed by the Chiswick Press, Chancery Lane. References in the work include quotations from the writing of Colonel Antony Hardacre of The Mount, dated 1628. cxxxvii pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Bumping to spine, edges and corners, page… Read more
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Poems 1960-2000 - SIGNED COPY

by Fleur Adcock

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Washburn Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852245290
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$34.21

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Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe Books Ltd, 2000 First Collected edition of poems by the New Zealand born poet and critic. 287pp with index. Silver lettering to spine. Signed by the author to the title page with personal dedication. Minor bumping to spine and top corners, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good.. Signed by… Read more
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Bertud and Other Poems - SIGNED COPY

by Lady Margaret Sackville

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Washburn Books
Published
1911
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition, Limited to 200 Copies.
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$41.06

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Edinburgh: William Brown, 1911 Collection of dramatic poems by the English poet and children's author, Lady Margaret Sackville (1881-1963). 159pp illustrated with tissue-guarded photograph to frontis. Edition limited to 200 copies, of which this is No.195, signed flamboyantly to the endpaper by the author, with personal dedication. Bound in paper covered boards, cream spine with gilt lettering. Edges untrimmed. some… Read more
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George Crabbe to Edmund B V Christian

by Alfred H Miles (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Series. 640, illustrated with black and white portrait of W M Thackeray to frontis. Gilt title and design to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges dusty and remains of pencil inscription to endpaper, otherwise good copy,. 2nd Edition. Red Cloth… Read more
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Charles Kingsley to James Thomson

by Alfred H Miles (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1905 The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Series. 696pp, illustrated with black and white portrait of Matthew Arnold to frontis. Gilt title and design to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges dusty, fading to edge of top board, endpapers darkened and remains of pencil inscription to… Read more
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Dramatic Sonnets, Poems, and Ballads (The Canterbury Poets)

by Eugene Lee-Hamilton

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Good
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London & Newcastle-on-Tyne: The Walter Scott Publishing Co Ltd Undated selection of poems by Eugene Lee-Hamilton (1845-1907), including 'Sonnets of the Wingless Hours' first published in 1894. Pencil inscription to endpaper dated 1913. The Canterbury Poets edition, edited and with an introduction by William Sharp. 215pp plus publisher's lists to rear. Embossed boards with gilt title and design to top… Read more
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John Keats to Edward, Lord Lytton

by Alfred H Miles (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1905 The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Series. 640pp, illustrated with black and white portrait of John Keats to frontis. Gilt title and design to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges dusty, fading to edge of boards, endpapers darkened and remains of pencil inscription to… Read more
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A Ballade Upon a Wedding and Other Poems

by Sir John Suckling

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Washburn Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$20.53

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London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1928 Collection of poems, including the best known verse of Sir John Suckling (1609 -1641), the English Cavalier poet who also invented the card game cribbage. Vol X in the Helicon Series. 53pp illustrated with black and white drawings by Herbert Cole. Pale green design and lettering to top board and spine. Minor… Read more
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Frederick Tennyson to Arthur Hugh Clough

by Alfred H Miles (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1905 The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Series. 672pp, illustrated with black and white portrait of Robert Browning to frontis. Gilt title and design to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges dusty, red dye has bled from part of top board and remains of pencil inscription… Read more
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Robert Bridges and Contemporary Poets

by Alfred H Miles (Editor)

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Washburn Books
Published
1915
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1915 The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Series. 680pp plus appendix, illustrated with black and white portrait of Robert Bridges to frontis. Title on spine reads 'Bridges to Kipling'. Gilt title and design to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with… Read more
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