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English Poetry Books & Ephemera

The Emperor Heart

The Emperor Heart

by Lawrence Whistler

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. The Macmillan Company, 1937. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Cover has moderate shelfwear, front cover sun-bleached along all edges. Ex-library, with only a stamp and a name plate. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$20.00
Touching the Stars

Touching the Stars

by Vera Andrew Harvey

Banner Press, 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. Banner Press, 1954. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has moderate shelfwear with some staining, age-toning, chips and tears. Cover has very slight shelfwear, green boards with gilt lettering. Pages are clean and unmarked with top edge gilt. Decorated tissue fully intact over frontispiece - portrait of author. Lovely book of poetry in beautiful condition.
Item Price
$19.80
Cat's Whisker

Cat's Whisker

by Gross, Philip

Faber & Faber, 1987. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read but the page edges & margins are darkened due to age & poor quality paper. In all other respected both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent condition..
Item Price
£10.50
Time's Body

Time's Body

by Kathleen Wall

Presumably first edition. 86 p. Has mild warping, otherwise Fine. From back:Kathleen Wall's second collection propels the reader into a music of clear, lyrical richness. Time's Body is at once refined and elemental, the voice both melodic and full of wit. Again and again we find ourselves in the powerful present, listening to a chord or pausing in a garden where suddenly the flow of time is glimpsed with precision and clarity. Here is amature poet at the height of her powers, showing us, virtually line... Read more
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$8.88
POEMS,  BALLADS, DITTIES

POEMS, BALLADS, DITTIES

by KIPLING, RUDYARD

Two collections in one volume. The titles on the cover and spine are only a loose reflection of the titles in the book. Embossed gilt decorations on front and spine. A very nice copy of a beautifully bound book. Top edge gilt but worn. Two" Ex Libris" cards to frontis.
Item Price
R675.00
The Le Gallienne Book of American Verse

The Le Gallienne Book of American Verse

by Le Gallienne, Richard

Boni & Liveright, 1925. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Boni & Liveright, 1925. Second Printing. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has very slight shelfwear. Top edge gilt. First few pages are dog earred. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$24.30
Red is No Longer a Color

Red is No Longer a Color

by Myra Scovel

Friendship Press, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Friendship Press, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. Cover has very slight shelfwear, nick on top edge of front, slightly bent top corner. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$15.00
The gazelles and other poems

The gazelles and other poems

by Sturge Moore, T

London: Duckworth and Co, 1904 Book. Fair. Soft cover. xxxi p. Original paper covers, worn and marked. Rear cover creased and torn. Spine almost missing. Covers held with tape. Start and final pages soiled at outer corners..
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£12.00
Silver Lined: A Poem

Silver Lined: A Poem

by Sarah L. Flowers

W.L. Mershon & Co, 1878. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. W.L. Mershon & Co, 1878. First Edition. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Brown boards with gilt lettering on front. Moderate shelfwear includes slight binding tilt, mildly softened corners, softening of spine ends and rubbing of covers on edges. Pages are clean and unmarked, slightly toned and foxed. Sewn binding slightly shaken. Back flyleaf is half torn out. Front hinge is slightly cracked. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$45.00
The Garden of My Beloved

The Garden of My Beloved

by Claire Reenstjerna

Exposition Press, 1955. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Exposition Press, 1995. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket is in good condition with some tiny tears, chips and darkened spine. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Beautiful condition. Wonderful poems about intense spiritual love.
Item Price
$65.00
Encounter Magazine, June 1962

Encounter Magazine, June 1962

by Spender, Stephen; Lasky, Melvin J. (edits)

London: Encounter Ltd.. Political and literary essays, poetry, book reviews, illustrations, adverts. . Very Good. Card Covers. First Edition. 1962.
Item Price
£6.95
More Poems

More Poems

by A. E. Housman

Book in Good condition, with prior owner bookplate in front paste down. Light foxing in front endpapers. Dust jacet in Good condition with light splatter marks on front cover and an open tear on jacket spine. A couple closed tears around jacket edges. Dust jacket protector in place.
Item Price
$30.00
Childhood Valley :The Favourite Songs of Childhood with New Pictures in Color

Childhood Valley :The Favourite Songs of Childhood with New Pictures in Color

by John Lawson

E.P. Dutton & Co, 1890. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. E.P. Dutton & Co, circa1890, no date stated. Scarce. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has moderate shelfwear/soiling, rubbed edges, softened spine ends. Pages are toned and have a light coating of soot at edges. Gift note on front flyleaf. Beautiful colorful pictures, many still suitable for framing. Binding is shaken. Hinges are cracked. Good reading copy.
Item Price
$40.00
All That is Left

All That is Left

by North, Susan

Tucson, AZ: Dessert First Works, 1976. Soft Cover Stapled. Fine. Dessert First Works,1976. Soft Cover Stapled. Blue textured cover titled in black. Cover has very slight shelfwear. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Pristine condition.
Item Price
$30.00
Poems We All Love

Poems We All Love

by Barnet, Montrose (Collected by)

Acmegraph Co, 1911. Soft Cover. Very Good. Acmegraph Co,1911. Soft Cover. Bound with a red-ribbon. Cover has moderate shelfwear with rubbing and chipping on the edges and corners. Writing on the front flyleaf. Binding is tight. Very nice copy.
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$18.00
De Rance. A poem

De Rance. A poem

by Cunningham, J.W

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies in the Strand, 1815 Book. Fair. Hardcover. [ii], xxxv, [i], 142 pages. Browned, spotted and stained throughout. Occasional ink spots and writing. Erased pencil notes to some pages including the title page. In old marbled paper boards, cloth corners and replacement modern paper spine - all worn. A bookplate has been removed from the front pastedown..
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£35.00
Last leaves from Beechwood by the late Frank E. Smedley. Edited by William Brailsford

Last leaves from Beechwood by the late Frank E. Smedley. Edited by William Brailsford

by Smedley, Frank E

Enfield: Printed by J.H. Meyers, 1867 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 68 pages + errata leaf tipped in. With photograph of the author pasted in as frontispiece and another small photograph to page vii. In the original green cloth just light signs of use and some light browning to the gilt lettering. Presentation inscription to the front free end paper - Charles Edward Smedley, with his Aunt Fanny's love - In affectionate remembrance of the Author. End papers and page 68 are browned..
Item Price
£95.00
Storybook hero

Storybook hero

by Harsent, David

Oxford: Sycamore Press, 1992 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. [24] pages. In printed paper covers. Just light signs of use...
Item Price
£10.00
Whatever there is of light

Whatever there is of light

by William Bedford

Hitchin: The Mandeville Press, 1975 Book. Good. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). [3] pages. Signed by the author and numbered 31/35 to the front free end paper. In the original card covers, some creasing to the edges..
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£9.00
Ballads of Cheechako

Ballads of Cheechako

by Service, Robert W

London: T. Fisher Unwin. Reprint. 140 pp plus advertisements. Red, cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Spine slightly faded, minor wear only. A straight copy with no bumps. No inscriptions. Author's second book of poetry. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1919.
Item Price
£4.95
Rhymes of a Rolling Stone

Rhymes of a Rolling Stone

by Service, Robert W

Dodd, Mead and Co, 1924. Soft Cover. Very Good. Dodd, Mead and Co,1924. Soft Cover. - red leatherette with gilt decoration. Cover has moderate shelfwear with rubbing and chipping on the corners and edges. Writing on the front endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$18.00
A Choice of Bridges's Verse

A Choice of Bridges's Verse

by Bridges, Robert; Cecil, Lord David

Faber & Faber, 1987. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and carefully read but the page edges & margins are darkened with age, Both book & jacket are otherwise in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss..
Item Price
£10.50
Oxford Addresses on Poetry

Oxford Addresses on Poetry

by Robert Graves

Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket and cover have negligible shelfwear. Dustjacket has slightly darkened spine, price is intact. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Beautiful condition.
Item Price
$30.00
Skevington's Daughter

Skevington's Daughter

by Reynolds, Oliver

Faber & Faber, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 1st printing. SIGNED & dated on the half title page without further inscription. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition but the jacket is sunned to the spine..
Item Price
£20.50
From Dark to Dawn

From Dark to Dawn

by Margery Howell

The Kaleidograph Press, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. The Kaleidograph Press,1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has moderate shelfwear. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy.
Item Price
$68.00