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The Poetic Image: The Clark Lectures given at Cambridge in 1946
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The Poetic Image: The Clark Lectures given at Cambridge in 1946

By Day Lewis, C.

London: Jonathan Cape. Hardback. 157pp. Six lectures on images and imagery by Cecil Day Lewis. Rather rubbed to edges and bumped to pints. Binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. First Edition. 1947.

$5.12

Under the Influence: Recollections of Robert Graves, Laura Riding, and  Friends
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Under the Influence: Recollections of Robert Graves, Laura Riding, and Friends

By Matthews, T. S.

London: Cassell,. Hardback. 354pp. Black boards with silver titles to spine. Faintly sunned to dust wrapper spine and a little rubbed. Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1979.

$10.23

And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History,  1918-1978
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And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History, 1918-1978

By Cowley, Malcolm

London: Penguin,. 276pp. A study of the American literary landscape. Of particular interest to those studying Erskine Cauldwell, Conrad Aiken, William Faulkner, etc. A little rubbed and pages are a little tanned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1978.

$3.20

Beyond the Labyrinth: A Study of Edwin Muir's Poetry
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Beyond the Labyrinth: A Study of Edwin Muir's Poetry

By Wiseman, Christopher

British Colombia: Sono Nis Press,. Hardback. 252pp. Pale blue boards with black titles to spine; black has rather smudged. Dust wrapper is sunned to spine and unevenly to front and back. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1978.

$12.79

The Testament of Beauty

By Bridges, Robert

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Hardback. 192pp. An early edition of this book of poetry by the then poet laureate. Cream boards with gilt titles. Boards are darkened to edges and to spine. Contents are very good. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. Fifth Impression. 1929.

$4.48

The Swarming of the Bees

By Heath-Stubbs, John

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode,. Hardback. 40pp. Poetry. Red cloth. Gilt titles. The book has been damp at one point and the cloth is very and unevenly washed out. There are red stains to the endpapers but the titles page and text block are fine. Reading copy only. . Hardcover. First edition. 1951.

$3.84

Herbert Read: A Memorial Symposium
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Herbert Read: A Memorial Symposium

By Skelton, Robin (editor)

London: Methuen,. 264pp. A collection of articles drawings and poems as a tribute to the poet and literary and art critic Herbert Read. Contributors of articles include Denis Levertov, Henry Moore and Kathleen Raine. Poems include work by Denis Levertov, Norman Nicolson, Stephen Spender and Thomas Kinsella. Drawings include work by Henry Moore, Barabara Hepworth and Victor Passmore. Also includes a bibliographical checklist of the Read archive in the McPherson Library, University of Virginia. Green cloth with gilt on black title label to spine. Dust wrapper is slightly rubbed and bumped with small closed tear. Slightly sunned to top edge of dw. fairly discrete ex library copy. Neat library numbers to spine of dw and no marks at all to cloth. Internal labels, stamps and ticket pocket are all neat. Good, sound ex-library copy . Hardcover. 1969.

$9.59

Genders, Races and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry 1908-1934
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Genders, Races and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry 1908-1934

By DuPlessis, Rachel Blau

Cambridge: CUP,. Paperback. 238pp. A consideration of the effect of socio-political movements and concepts such suffrage, sexuality, manhood, and rising Afro-American and Jewish consciousness, on the genesis of many major and minor American poets. She uses a reading method she calls 'social philology'. Writers studied include: Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, H.D. and Gertrude Stein amongst others. Detailed list of works cited. Indexed. Very clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Paperback. 2001.

$8.95

Letters to Reyna
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Letters to Reyna

By Masefield, John ed by William Buchan

London: Buchan and Enright,. 509pp. A small number of sketches by Masefield. Letters cover the priod 1952 to his death in 1967. Reyna is Audrey Napier Smith, violinist with the Halle orchestra, who writes a prologue. Indexed. Blue boards are slightly rubbed; slightly bumped to top and tail of spine. Slight chalky lines to top of front board. Neat previous owner's inscription. Very good +copy. . Hardcover. First edition. 1983.

$11.51

Others Abide

By Wolfe, Humbert

London: Ernest Benn,. 119pp. Poetry from a writer considered as a potential poet laureate later in his life. Previous owner's name has been heavily inked out to ffep. Quarter bound in cream cloth which is somewhat spotted and dust soiled. Cream papers to boards are slightly marked. No dw. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Review Copy. 1927.

$3.84