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Mary Crowe's Verses

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hatfield Herts UK, The Stellar Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002092


A collection of Mary Crowe's poetry published privately by her husband after her death in 1965. 62pp with colour photograph of Mary tipped in opposite title page as issued. Book has attractive blue floral pattern on white paper covered boards with blue cloth spine and gold lettering. Book bright and clean just slight browning on edge of covers, very slight. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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That Immortal Garland

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Berkeley California, James J Gillick & Co: 1941

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002357


Published for the benefit of the British War Relief Association of Northern California December 1941. 394 pages with many poems, sonnets and verse from England's finest. Book has a little foxing on endpapers, rest of pages are nice and clean, cloth covered boards very slightly dusty, neat previous ownership initials and date on front endpaper, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Poetry of the Anti Jacobin

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, W Bulmer and Co: 1807

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 004205


Book of poetry printed by W Bulmer for William Miller Piccadilly. 240 pages in quite bright condition just a few light marks on first couple of blank pages, marbelled endpapers. Full leather binding with gold embossing a little rubbed and worn on corners and edges small crack in leather 2 inches long on front hinge of spine, this is on the surface and the board is not split. A sound pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Flower Emblems or the Seasons of Life Selections in Prose and Verse from Various Authors

By: N/A

Price: £79.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Jackson and Halliday: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007354


Book of prose by various authors, illustrated with twelve full page colour illustrations. 75 pages in bright clean condition just the occasional light mark, previous owner's name dated 1873 on half tile page. Vignette on title page has been neatly hand coloured, brown endpapers have been professionally reinforced with brown cloth tape at hinges, very neatly, NO dustwrapper, outer decorated boards are a little worn on corners and top and bottom of spine, some marking to... View more info

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Songs of the Sword and the Soldier

By: A Eagar

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sands and Company: 1901

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002649


Book of poems and war songs with a military connection covering campaigns and events over the centuries. Many writers and Poets are here, H C Andersen, R Burns, W Cowper, Goethe, Longfellow T Moore and masny more. 281 pages book in bright clean condition, just a few light foxing marks on early pages, front inner hinge paper is split in places showing webbing but is sound. covers a little rubbed on edges and spine darkened. Overall a presentable copy of a collectable boo... View more info

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The Loom of Years

By: Alfred Noyes

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005954


Book of poetry 115 pages in bright clean condition just endpapers and first alast couple of pages are foxed, all edges of pages are untrimmed. Outer paper covered boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges, few light marks to boards and to vellum spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Collected Poems of Angela Gordon

By: Angela Gordon Edited By Margaret Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004851


Book of the poems of Angela Gordon (Alice Mary Smith) 162 pages with just very light browning to edges of pages as usual due to the quality of paper used also a little light foxing and browning to endpapers several names neatly written in ink on front endpaper. Outer boards have very light wear to edges, dustwrapper is overall bright just a little browned to spine. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Frank Meadow Sutcliffe a Second Selection

By: Bill Eglon Shaw

Price: £28.00

Publisher: North Yorkshire UK, The Sutcliffe Gallery: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001881


Excellent book showing the photographs of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe taken in the Whitby area of Yorkshire in the late 1800s, a splendid record of the people and places of the time. 63 pp of which 60 are just the photographs mostly full page. Book and wrapper in very good, bright, clean condition. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Selected Poems 1976-83

By: Bill Lewis SIGNED

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Gravesend UK, Victoria Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004844


Book of poems by Bill Lewis 36 pages in clean condition just a little light browning to edges of pages. INCRIBED by BILL LEWIS on title page To Caron from Bill Lewis. Outer card covers have a few small creases and alittle browned on rear. A pleasing copy especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

The Goldfish Speaks from beyond the Grave: Poems

By: Burns, Jim

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Salamander Imprint: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002072


First edition of this book of poems by Jim Burns, 64 pp book and wrapper very bright and clean a really nice copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Woods and Mirrors: Poems

By: Carey, Jack

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Imprint: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002070


First edition of this author's book of poems 78pp Book and wrapper are in excellent condition. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Child's Book of Hours

By: Constance and W. Noel Irving

Price: £49.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford:

Seller ID: 008130


Beautifully illustrated book of child's verse accompanied with splendid colour illustrations, not dated but around 1920s. Contains 32 pages in overall clean condition just a few light marks and very light foxing,. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn on edges and some light marks. HEAVY BOOK 1.9Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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John Masefield a Bibliographical Description of His First, Limited, Signed and Special Editions

By: Crocker Wright

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Boston, The Library of the Boston Athenaeum: 1992

Edition: Second Limited Edition

Inscription: Letter Signed By Author

Seller ID: 006288


Excellent bibliography on the first, signed and limited editions of John Masefield. 217 pages in very bright clean condition,second edition limited to 300 copies. Previous owners name on front endpaper a lecturer and poet, also contains a type written letter to this person hand signed by Crocker Wright plus compliments slip from the Library of the Boston Athenaeum with handwritten with the compliments of the author, same handwriting as signature, NO dustwrapper, a very n... View more info

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Overland to the Islands

By: Denise Levertov

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Carolina, Jonathan Williams Jargon 19: 1958

Edition: First Regular Edition

Seller ID: 007873


First regular edition of 450 published 1958, poems by Denise Levertov, 50 pages in bright clean condition just a little browning to outer edges of pages, Plain card covers with decorated paper dustwrapper card covers are browned to extreme edges and spine, the wrapper is browned in the same areas, not price clipped. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Monsieur Pouf

By: E L Shute

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co Limited:

Seller ID: 008179


Beautifully illustrated book of theadventures of Monsieur Pouf, a poodle, told in rhyme not dated but around 1891. 24 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light marks, pencilled name on front endpaper, 7 full page colour chromolithographs and one full page sepia illustration plus many smaller sepia illustrations in the text, all present as called for some of the colour illustrations have small spots of paper from the opposite pages due to tissue guar... View more info

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The Poems of William Blake

By: Edited And Arranged By John Sampson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's:

Seller ID: 004049


An attractive copy of poems by William Blake printed in Britain by the Florence press for Brentano's of New york. 344 pages with top edges gold and other edges rough cut, couple of very small closed tears to the bottom of a couple of pages, very minor. Outer covers are a little mottled to rear, gold embossing very bright. No date in book believed to be early 1900s. Neat inked notes on front endpaper, endpapers slightly browned and a few very light foxing spots on first a... View more info

The Book of Ballads

By: Edited Bon Gaultier

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Wm. S Orr and Co:

Seller ID: 007519


Book of Ballads with illustrations by Crowquill, Leech and Doyle, bound in blue half leather binding with marbelled boards, endpapers and page edges, gold decoration to spine. Not dated but mid to later 1800s. Contains 254 pages in bright clean condition just some small foxing spots to first and last couple of blank pages and a few light marks to illustrated title page. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges. Though not perfect still a pleas... View more info

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Voices on the Wind : Women Poets of the Celtic Twilight

By: Edited By Eilis Ni Dhuibhne SIGNED

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dublin Ireland, New Island Books: 1995

Edition: First Limited Edition Signed

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 006650


First signed limited edition of 300 copies signed and hardbound for customers of Kennys Bookshop. 144 pages in very bright clean condition,SIGNED by Eilis Ni Dhuibhne on half title page and on a loosly insertedcard advertising Yeats Country. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. as no price on it. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Collected Poems of Isaac Rosenberg

By: Edited By Gordon Bottomley and Denys Harding

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1949

Edition: First Collected Edition

Seller ID: 005407


First issue of the collected poems of Isaac Rosenberg, 240 pages in bright clean condition, light diagonal crease to rear endpaper and last page of index, light foxing spots to endpapers, signature of author J K Mepham on front endpaper. Dust wrapper is a little foxed with wear to edges and small losses now in clear non adhesive protective sleeve, overall a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Poetry of Slavery : An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

By: Edited By Marcus Wood SIGNED

Price: £48.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006067


Book of poetry generated by the English and North American slavery, contributed by many well known poets and edited by Marcus Wood. 704 pages in very bright clean condition, several illustrations. INSCRIBED by MARCUS WOOD on half title page For R..... and J... my truly trans Atlantic friends love Marcus December 2003. Genuine signature came from collection where some were signed with full name in same hand. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with just some light sirface mar... View more info