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    The Poetical Works of John Milton by MILTON, John

    Dent and Sons Ltd, London,1937, 12mo, 544 pages: Condtion Good Cover: Green olive fabric boards, No D/J. Minor fray to edges and tiny rip to the top of spine (minor). Some ink stains to bottom of book (on outer edge of text block). Binding: Good no discernible crakes or breaks. Text: Good, book stamp and inscription in front cover bur the body of the text is clear. Overall: A fair copy, main minus point would be the ink stains the base of the book, but this is fairly minor for a used book. Wiki/Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Milton We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    Living Up the Street: Narrative Recollections [Inscribed and Signed] by SOTO, Gary

    [New York]: Laurel Hill Books, [1992]. Reprint. 12mo (17cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; [8],167pp. Old price sticker to rear wrapper, else Fine. Inscribed and signed by the author to the late Minnesota poet John Rezmerski. Autobiographical essays by the Chicano memoirist and poet.


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    Pfirsichblüten aus China. Mit 6 Originallithographien von Georg A. Mathéy. (Nachdichtungen chinesischer Lyrik. 1.-4. Tsd.). by Bethge, Hans

    Berlin, Ernst Rowohlt, 1922. . Normalausgabe. - Die ältesten hier abgedruckten Gedichte stammen aus dem Schi-king (12.- 7. Jhdt. v. Chr.), die jüngsten aus dem späten 19. Jhdt. (Tsu-Ping-Schu). - Umschlag und innen etwas gebräunt, im Bund gering rostspurig


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    Poems [Inscribed] by FOSTER, Will

    Selby: W.B. Bellerby and Son, 1903. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's green decorative cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt; vii,83pp. Light wear at corners and spine ends, small childish drawing on half title, else Very Good or better. Inscribed by the author on half title. The author's third poetry collection, this published in the small town of Selby in North Yorkshire. OCLC locates five copies in the United States as of July, 2019 (UC Davis, U. Illinois, Harvard, UNC, and UVA)


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    The Figure of Beatrice: A Study in Dante by Charles Williams

    Noonday Press, 1961. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Vintage trade paperback. No marking in text. Slight age and shelf-wear. 236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Poetry ; Inventory No: 026454. .


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    A BOOK OF NARRATIVE VERSE by Collins, Vh. (compiler)

    Oxford, 1931 Condtion: Fair Cover: Royal Blue boards with impress slight crease down centre, gold colour title on spine, spine feels a little loose. Hinge break inside cover and back cover, but text still intact. Binding: Fair still intact and pages inline. Text: Clear of notes throughout book but appears to have some pen notes on very last end papers. Overall: A fair copy, binding could be tighter. The Oxford World Classics are a very good edition to any library. A nice little book to dip into… Wiki/link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxford_World's_Classics Can post UK and overseas, please see pricing. 30 day money back Guarantee


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    The Task by Cowper, William

    George Routledge & Sons, London, 1889 Cover: Dark green boards, ink mark to top left corner, spine cover feels loose with some heavy rubbing to the top. Binding: Fair, small brake to page 225 and end hinge repaired with archival tape. Text: Book stamp inside cover and note. Overall: A fair to good book of a very rare edition. Wiki/Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Task_(poem) We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    Matty's Heart [Minnesota Voices Project #20] by HRIBAL, C.J.; Tracy Turner, illus

    [St. Paul, MN]: New Rivers Press , [1984]. First Edition. Limited to 1000 copies. Slim octavo (23cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; 101pp.; illus. throughout. Light shelf wear, else Very Good or better.


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    The Confessions of Peter Pan [Limited Edition, Inscribed & Signed] by WALLER, Sir John, 7th Baronet

    Oxford: Holywell Press, 1941. First Edition. Limited to 307 copies of which this is no. 135. Octavo; publisher's cream printed staplebound card wrappers; [12]pp. Light toning to extremities, faint crease at bottom fore-edge corner of upper cover, else Near Fine. Inscribed and signed on colophon: "To Herbert Oliver [?] from John Waller. 22 Nov 1950. 'As they mingle with the damned [?]...'


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    Poems of Alexander Lawrence Posey, Creek Indian Bard [Limited Edition] by POSEY, Alexander Lawrence; Minnie H. Posey, ed.; William Elsey Connely, memoir; Joan Hill, illus

    [Muskogee, OK: Hoffman Printing Company, 1969]. Revised Edition. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is no. 781. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's brown gilt-lettered cloth, housed in tan cloth slipcase, pictorial plate mounted to upper panel; 218pp.; portrait frontispiece, illus. throughout. Light spotting to cloth, slipcase a bit soiled, else a Very Good or better copy. Revised by the Okmulgee Cultural Foundation and the Five Civilized Tribes Heritage Foundation. Poetry collection first published in 1910, two years after Posey's untimely death by drowning while trying to cross the North Canadian River during a flood.


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    The Cold of Poetry (Sun & Moon Classics) by Lyn Hejinian

    Sun & Moon Press, 1994. Softcover. Fine Condition. Text Unmarked. Fine condition. Very slight shelf-wear. 196 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Poetry ; ISBN/EAN: 9781557130631. Inventory No: 027289. . 9781557130631


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    The Poetical Works of Edward Young by Edward Young

    John Kendrick, London, 1855 , Condtion Very Good Cover: Deep Red full calf cover with gold gilt patterns, rubbing and sun fading to the spine, corners have some shelf ware. Binding: Excellent, it will last another 170 years, extremely good quality. Text: Absolutely clear no discernible marks, full gold gilt to all edges, the gilt is so clear that it has a mirror/reflective quality. The volume is illustrated and therefore has a number of plates included. Overall: This book should belong in a stately home, it has a beauty and atheistic of its own, please see pictures. Can post UK and overseas, please see pricing. 30 day money back Guarantee Wiki link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Young


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    Hudibras: A Poem by Butler, Samuel

    William Tegg, London, 1864. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good Cover: Green boards impressed with gold coloured gilt of both cover and spine. Some Minor rubbing to corners. Top and bottom spine slightly frayed due to shelfware. Gilt also to top, side and bottom pages. Binding: Fair, feels loose in parts but book very useable. Text : Text clear (just owners name) "Harrison 59" inside cover. Some very good prints throughout the book. Overall: This is a lovely little volume which has been looked after over the years. A good addition to any collection of butlers works. Wiki :https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudibras Can post UK and overseas, please see pricing. 30 day money back Guarantee


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    Ballads of the Great West by Fife, Austin and Alta Fife (Edited by)

    Palo Alto, California: American West Publishing Company, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good+/Good+. Charming anthology of old western verse. Much like its theme, the book is nice and sturdy with only superficial wear. Unlike its theme, it is also clean! The jacket has a strip of mailing tape running along the top to secure some tears and also has a tear and price clip on the inner front flap. Packed and shipped with care.


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    Poems Old and New by A.S Cairncross

    Macmillan, 1956, Condition: Fair Cover: Green boards, chip to back cover, some fray to top and tail of spine, title worn on spine. Binding: Fair, text block in place, but a crack on page 113. Text: Old school book, so has some book stamps on inside cover and back. Overall: A fair copy, main negative points being break to text block and being an Ex-school book. Apart from that a perfectly readable copy. We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    The Poetical Works of Lord Byron by George Gordon Byron

    Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1921 pp.924, Crown 8Vo Cover: Full brown leather, some minor shelf-ware to corners and spine tops/bottom. Marbled boards inside and book stamp. Binding: exceptionally good. Text: Text is clear, but does have an inscription "Easter 1927, Braida Stanley-Creek" who was an English artist between 1909-1952, her work has been sold at Christies London, which I believe adds extra interest to this particular volume. Gold Gilt to top edge and orginal cloth bookmark still attached. Overall: This is a really good solid leather-bound volume that will last for many more years to come. It feels great in the hand and looks good on the bookshelf (not that it spend much time being shelved). Link: https://www.invaluable.com/artist/stanley-creek-braida-maj72muuk4 We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos as possible, too often antiquarian books are sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles).


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    Poems & Translations by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    Dent and Sons, London, 1930, 12mo, 406 pages: Condtion Very Good+ Cover: Olive green boards, publisher impress on cover, no substantive wear to edges and corners. Spine slightly stunned, title, author and publisher in clear gold lettering. Binding: Very good, no breaks or crack, feels solid and comfortable to read. Text: Very good, clear of all annotation and notes. Overall: A very good copy no real negative points, not sure if this edition was issued with a dust-jacket. A good section of this book is dedicated to very early Italian poetry. Index to First Lines, Editorial notes and publishers catalogue to the back pages. Wiki/Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dante_Gabriel_Rossetti We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    Fabeln. by Hagedorn, Friedrich von

    Hamburg, Gesellschaft der Bücherfreunde, 1977. . Eines von 240 num. Exempl. (GA: 300). - Gutes Exemplar


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    The New Life (La Vita Nuova) by ALIGHIERI Dante

    Ellis & Elvey 1900 (Siddal edition), 1900 pp 159. Cover: Green with gold gilt, a few light marks and edges worn a little. Slight paper-break on front inside hinge. Binding: Acceptable to fair, spine is a little loose, front pages feel a little loose but remainder of book good. Text: Some pen names in front cover, see photo. Text clear of notes, but some speckling of foxing throughout the book. Gold Gilt to top, side and bottom pages. Overall: A good book, the binding could be better but still very readable considering the age of the book. Wiki/link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Vita_Nuova Can post UK and overseas, please see pricing. 30 day money back Guarantee


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    Poems by Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman

    Chatto & Windus, 1910. Green Cloth. Condition: Fair to acceptable Cover : Green fabric boards, pressed flower pattern on both front and back. Title on spine gold colour, bumping to edges. Some top outer spine damage and down the right hinge side. (Please see photo). Owners signature in cover, please see photo. Binding: Fair, some looseness, but pages intact and aligned. Text/pages: Owners signature, some foxing/yellow discoloration to the pages. Gold gilt to top pages. Overall: A fair to acceptable/very readable copy. I have seen acceptable copies of this book being sold in the £70.00 range. It does have some damage to the outward top spine which could be resolved to improve the overall aesthetic of this book. This is a beautiful and scarce book that would need just a little TLC from a new owner. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Whitman Can post UK and overseas, please see pricing. 30 day money back Guarantee


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    The Forage House by Tess Taylor

    Red Hen Press, 2013. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Signed by Author. Signed and inscribed two times by author (once on the title page, once on a laid-in presentation card). Faint bend to bottom corner of book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Poetry ; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781597092708. Inventory No: 026530. . 9781597092708


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    Scotts Poetical works by Walter Scott

    Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, London., 1917 pp.980 Condtion Good. Cover: Soft brown leather, heavy rubbing to edges and corners, spine has chipping to the top, please see photo, collage stamp on cover and inside cover. Binding: Very good, no discernible breaks or loose pages, feels comfortable to hand. Text: Very clear, no discernible notes or marks, nice curves to pages and gold gilt to all edges. Overall: A good volume minus the school stamps and chipping to the top of spine. Very good value for money considering the extensive amount of Scotts poetical work included in this volume pp.980; produced by a quality press and edited with preface by J Logie Robertson. Link/Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphrey_Sumner_Milford We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    Landkarten. by Hannsmann, Margarete

    (Düsseldorf), Claassen, (1980). . Erste Ausgabe. - Dieser Gedicht-Band enthält neben 2 vom Stock gedruckten Original-Holzschnitten 34 Reproduktionen von Holzschnitten, Lithographien u. Linolschnitten aus den Jahren 1933-1979 von HAP [Helmut Andreas Paul] Grieshaber, denen 17 Holzschnitte aus der Schedelschen Weltchronik gegenübergestellt sind. Mit einer Einführung von Walter Benjamin. - Rücken leicht gebräunt


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    Coleridge's Essays & Lectures on Shakespeare & Some Other Old Poets & Dramatists by Coleridge

    Dent and Sons, 1926, London, Condtion Good.. Cover : Orange/red fabric boards, flat spine with floral pattern, minimal rubbing to edges and corners Binding : Good, no discernible brakes or crakes to text-block Text : Book stamp and owners name inside the cover, remaining text appears to be clean and clear. Overall : Another great volume from Everyman's Library! Wiki/Link: https://seriesofseries.owu.edu/everymans-library/ We thoroughly examine each book and try to provide as many photos and descriptions as possible; as antiquarian books are sometimes sold in a poor state with inaccuracies and omissions. If you are not happy with your purchase we will give you a 30 day money back Guarantee, (no quibbles). We can post UK and overseas, please see pricing.


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    Through Our Voices: An Anthology of Poems from Poets in the Galleries, a project of the Education Department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ... Fall 1989 - Spring 1990 by LIM, Genny, ed

    [San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1990]. First Edition. Slim octavo; publisher's tan pictorial card wrappers; 87pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Light shelf wear, old price sticker to upper cover, very faint dampstain at top fore-edge corner of textblock, else Very Good and sound.


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