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Poets of Tomorrow - Second Selection

Unknown

Hogarth, 1940. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing.. 8vo. 87pp. Yellow boards with blue lettering to spine & front board. A clean copy with bright boards. Internally a small ink inscription to endpaper dated 1943. No loose & no missing leaves. .

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£ 12.00
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First Poems

CAMPBELL, George

Jamaica: City Printery, 1945. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing.. 8vo. 102pp. Green boards with pale green lettering to spine & front board. Normal wear to extremities. No chipping and no splitting to boards. Internally pencil name to endpaper. Also on front and rear endpapers is an ink poem - original or not?. No loose & no missing leaves. An important Jamaican poet. .

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£ 80.00
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The Romance of Love : A Garland of Verse

JEWITT, W. H

Elliot Stock, 1886. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing.. 8vo. 88pp. Parchment boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board. Tanning to spine & margins of boards. No chipping to boards. Internally complete and clean with no inscriptions. An attractive copy. .

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£ 13.00
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Maggie O' the Moss and Other Poems

HARPER, Malcolm M'L

Dalbeittie: Thomas Fraser, 1891. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing.. 8vo. 95pp. Limited Edition No51/95. Worn boards with nicking to spine tips and numerous marks to boards. Intenally a number of small marks throughout with some pencil marks within. Frontispiece missing. Pencil name & address to endpaper. A poor/fair reading copy of the First Limited Edition of only 95 copies. .

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£ 25.00
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Georgian Poetry 1913-1915

Anon

The Poetry Bookshop, 1918. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 8vo. 244pp + ads. Half blue Morocco leather with gilt lettering to spine. Grey cloth boards. Mild darkening to spine. A couple of small grazes to leather on bottom leading edge leather corner of the back board & small scuff on rear board spine. Internally clean and complete. .

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£ 6.50
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Poems (of Adam Lindsey Gordon)

Adam Lindsey Gordon

Samuel Mullen, 1904. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. c1904. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to boards. Medium wear only to extremities. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves..

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£ 10.00
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The Choice : A Playlet in One Act

Dene Somers

Albert Gair, 13 Market Place, Grimsby: By the Author, 1924. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. 1st Edition. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to titlepage. "The Author's Compliments D. Somers, Glinthorn, Scarth Road, Grimsby, Sept 26/24" Dated from the inscription. Full padded leather boards with gilt lettering to front cover. Medium wear only to extremities. Light bowing to boards. Internally very clean indeed. Handmade paper with deckle edges. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING Leaves. A Very nice copy of this Uncommon itle. .

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£ 35.00
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Images in Winter

Shaun Traynor

Martin Brian & O'Keefe, 1979. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN boards. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. The dustwrapper is COMPLETE with NO LOSS. Light wear to wrapper with one tiny closed tear. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. A clean and Fresh copy. .

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£ 6.85
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The Tree and other Poems 1943

Eric Swift

Clarke & Satchell Ltd, 1943. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. AUTHOR SIGNED. 1st Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to titlepage. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to covers. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. The dustwrapper is COMPLETE with NO LOSS. Normal wear to wrapper extremities with some mild tanning to margins. NOT PRICE CLIPPED..

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£ 13.85
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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humphrey Milford & Oxford University Press, 1914. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. All edges gilt. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN boards. NO MARKS to boards. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. A Superior Copy..

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£ 7.50
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Collceted Shorter Poems 1930-1944

AUDEN, W. H

Faber and Faber, 1950. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to boards. Mild lightening to spine & margins. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. .

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£ 6.00
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To Early White Narcissi (SIGNED)

BALDWIN, (Francis Jammes) Marjorie

The Guild Press, 1953. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. AUTHOR SIGNED. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on titlepage & inscribed by author "with Best Wishes, M Baldwin 3/4/57" on endpaper. Ltd Edition of 200 copies of which this is 137. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to boards. Normal wear to extremities. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. A SIGNED & SIGNED & INSCRIBED copy. .

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£ 19.50
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Poems Upon Several Occasions

POMFRET, Mr John

D. Brown , 1704. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. Full Eighteenth Century speckled calf with raised bands and red spine label. Hinges at top just starting. Internally complete. Some thinning to the titlepage and very faded out signs of old manuscript handwriting to blank verso of titlepage. Small chip to top right corner of titlepage - no text affected and not even entering the double lined ruled title border. Small hole to last leaf and again some very faded out manuscript writing to verso blank of last leaf. Marbled endpapers. .

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£ 28.00
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Lewesdon Hill Considerably Enlarged with other Poems

CROWE, Rev. William

T. Cadell ad W. Davies, in the Strand; and J. Cooke, Oxford, 1804. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 8vo. pp.[i-ix], 115, [1]. Third Edition. Full contemporary early 19th century speckled calf with green Morocco spine label. Gilt Greek pattern turn ins. Marbled endpapers. No chipping to boards with light to medium wear only. Internally complete and clean with unsplit endpapers. Provenance : From the private library of "Henry Howard of Corby Castle" c1820 and inscribed as such in his hand on the endpaper. ESTC.

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£ 130.00
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Rip Van Winkle Goes to the Play

MATTHEWS, Brander

Charles Scribner's Sons , 1926. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN boards beatuifully preserved by presence of original dustwrapper. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. TIGHT textblock. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. The dustwrapper is COMPLETE with NO LOSS. Normal wear to wrapper extremities with small nick to top left corner of wrapper spine. Some darkening to wrapper spine & some dusting to wrapper panels. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. This title is from a large part of the inhouse Private Library of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association of Great Britain (NODA) which we recently purchased from the institution; there is a small neat NODA stamp on wrapper & occasionally within text. Great Provenance. .

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£ 10.00
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Teas Provided : One Act Play

JACKSON, Alice Sophia

Miss Jackson Book. Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. c1890. SCARCE title. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to covers. A number of small marks to covers. Staples rusty but holding. Internally complete with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. .

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£ 6.00
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Poets in Eastern England

Sharp, Tim

Arrival Press , 1996. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN covers. NO READING creases to spine. Internally CLEAN. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. A Superior Fresh & Clean copy..

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£ 9.50
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The Immaculate Magpies

DIXON, Alan

Poet and Printer , 1982. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Complete with original signed letter by Dixon to June Counsel along with two original typed poems signed by Dixon and also a woodcut by Dixon and signed to June Counsel by Dixon - all loosely laid in. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN covers. Light wear only to extremities. Mild lightening to spine. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. From the Private Library of June Counsel the renowned childrens author. .

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£ 8.00
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The Gallant Way

TAYLOR, Frank

John Murray , 1913. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. RARE First Edition. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN boards. A couple of small marks to top margin of back board o/w lovely and clean with NONE OF THE USUAL FADING to red cloth spine. Internally CLEAN. Small neat ink inscription on front blank endpaper. Endpapers ORIGINAL & UNSPLIT. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. A Clean copy of the First Edition. .

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£ 18.00
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The Book of Cupid being an Anthology From the English Poets

NEWBOLT, Henry

Constable & Company Ltd , 1909. Book. Illus. by The Lady Hylton . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to CLEAN boards. NO MARKS to boards. Internally CLEAN with NO INSCRIPTIONS. NO LOOSE & NO MISSING leaves. A Superior Fresh & Clean copy. .

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£ 9.45
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