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For The Luncheon Interval

By: A.A.Milne

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30745


Publisher's original olive-green stiff card wraps with black lettering to front cover & spine, spine darkened & spine joint partially cracked, no ownership names, binding firm. ; 5" x 7"; 63 pages View more info

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For Man and Islands Poems

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tern P.: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27293


Stiff card wraps, label removed from back cover, faint marks to front cover, inscribed by the author on endpaper and dated April 17, 1980, engravings by Nicholas Parry. ; 58 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Funland and Other Poems [signed copy]

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: Second

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23951


Signed by author on title page. Illustrated red card wrappers; spine uncreased; a little age-toned; lingering whiff of tobacco.; 71 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Kid

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27342


Illustrated dk brown d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; a trifle marked; one or two minuscule losses. Pale green boards, generally bright, but slight damp-stains on front and back leading edges; binding tight; gilt titling, bright; slight offsetting from d/jkt flaps on front and rear endpapers. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 46 pages View more info

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Dancing in Paper Trousers Poems

By: Allan, Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Redditch, Flarestack Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 30761


Original stiff card wraps, very clean copy, no ownership marks, publisher's compliments slip loosely laid in. ; 6" x 8.5"; 33 pages View more info

By the Way - Verses, Fragments, and Notes [Inscribed by Helen Allingham]

By: Allingham, William (arranged by Helen Allingham)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1912

Edition: First

Seller ID: 21366


Inscribed by Helen Allinham on half-title page, dd December 1920. Pale blue boards; very light wear; gilt titling on front, bright; titling on spine slightly dulled. Posthumous collection by the great Irish poet and diarist. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 167 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

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THE FUGUE OF TIME

By: ANDERSON, JOHN REDWOOD

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Fortune Press: 1940

Seller ID: 32186


Quarter brown cloth over patterned boards, no spine lettering, boards & spine damp-stained, text-block loose in case, reading copy only. ; 6" x 9"; 88 pages View more info

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Morning in the Burned House

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: £12.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Seller ID: 26131


Illustrated dust jacket, a few small scratches, 'Trilliam Book Award' sticker on front of dust jacket, burgundy boards, binding tight, text clean and bright, no insciptions, edges good. ; 7.40 X 5.60 X 0.70 inches View more info

For the Time Being.

By: Auden, W. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber: 1945

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 33637


Price clipped d/jkt very age-toned, some small nicks and losses to edges. Covered in white paper by previous owner. Light brown boards, bumping to top and bottom of spine, and forecorners. Pages age-toned, deckle edges, binding tight. Owner's signature on front endpaper. ; 23 x 15 x 1 cm; 124 pages View more info

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Penelope of the Twentieth Century - Selected Poems of Elisaveta Bagryana

By: Bagryana, Elisaveta (trans Brenda Walker et al)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Forest Books: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 26104


Illustrated white card wrappers; spine uncreased. B/w photos. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 144 pages View more info

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Just Rumour

By: Bailey, R. J

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kelso, R.J. Bailey: 1981

Seller ID: 31165


Stiff card wrappers, small format 4" x 6", privately printed, clean copy, no marks. ; 4" x 6"; 38 pages View more info

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Rhymes of an Old Cooper, etc

By: Baker, Thomas C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell Limited: 1935

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30834


Publisher's original blue boards with lettering in black to front cover, subtitled: 'A Collection of Poems of the Trade and Other Verse,' inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, boards slightly stained & marked, internally clean. ; 5" x 7.5"; 47 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Ruhleben Poems

By: Balfour, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Esthonian Review: 1919

Seller ID: 30853


Plain brown, thick paper wrappers; very lightly marked, but not otherwise worn. Binding tight. Rough-cut pp. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 45 pages View more info

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Selections From the Poems of A Verse Club Known to Its Members as th 'A.V.C,' 1929-1936

By: Bangay, Evelyn D. and Laurence Bethell and others Ditchling Press

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ditchling, Ditchling Press: 1936

Seller ID: 30866


Original pictorial stiff card wraps, slight loss at spine ends, covers darkened, other poets include Edmund Brandt, Gilbert Bullard, Edith M. Frost and Arthur Russell. ; 5" x 8"; 41 pages View more info

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Titular I-VI

By: Barnett, Anthony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Grosseteste: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30732


Original printed stiff card wraps, inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, this is copy no. 69 of an edition limited to 300 copies, covers slightly marked. ; 5.5" x 8.5"; 12 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Narcissus in a Dry Pool

By: Baybars, Taner

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 28006


Publisher's blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket, light area of old dampstaining to rear of dj, also slightly affecting rear board, no ownership names. ; 44 pages View more info

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Lyric Poetry, Etna (The I Tatti Renaissance Library)

By: Bembo, Pietro & Mary P. Chatfield & Betty Radice

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 31545


Blue boards with gilt letters, corners still sharp, top 1/2'' of edges and top 1'' of spine of light blue dust jacket is faded, internally clean and bright, binding tight. Parallel Latin-English of the works of the Italian renaissance scholar and critic, edited and translated by Mary P. Chatfield. ; I Tatti Renaissance Library; 7.90 X 5.60 X 0.90 inches; 304 pages View more info

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Songs of the Cell

By: Bottomley, Horatio

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Southern: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30616


Illustrated pale buff boards (no d/jkt - as issued?); binding intact, but slightly cocked; boards somewhat marked. Bottomley had had a successful career as newspaper editor, MP, and general morale-booster during WWI, but was subsequently convicted of fraud and sent down for seven years. This was presumably some sort of rehabilitation attempt, a la Oscar Wilde, and indeed, the foreword is by Lord Alfred Douglas. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 112 pages View more info

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Elegy to John Donne, and other poems

By: Brodsky Joseph (trans + ed Nicholas Bethell)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29493


Plain green boards (no d/jkt); generally clean and bright; slight darkening of front upper board; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Bookplate on front pastedown; slight offsetting from (missing) d/jkt flaps. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 77 pages View more info

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The Ring And The Book

By: Browning, Robert

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co: 1872

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33712


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; In four volumes complete, second edition 1872, publisher's original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spines, bevelled edges, slight wear to spine ends, boards clean, internally clean, all bindings firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info