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The World of the Victorians: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose
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The World of the Victorians: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose

By Johnson, E. D. H. (editor)

New York: Charles Scribners. Paperback. 520pp. With its critical commentary and suggestions for further reading for each writer this is still an excellent over view of the intellectual life of England in the nineteenth century. Small selection of black and white plates. Writers included are Thomas Macaulay, Thomas Carlyle, Alfred Tennyson, Matthew Arnold, John Stuart Mill, John Ruskin, William Morris, John Henry Newman, James Thomson, Thomas Hardy, A. E. Housman, Swinburne, George Meredith, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Robert Browning, Walter Paster, T. H. Huxley, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Arthur Hugh Clough, William Makepeace Thackery, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, etc. Heavily and unevenly sunned. Binding is still sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1964.

$7.23

Young Thomas Hardy
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Young Thomas Hardy

By Gittings, Robert

London: Heinemann. Hardback. 259pp. The first part of Gittings' classic biography of the novelist and poet. Deals with the first 35 years of Hardy's life. Black and white frontis and two further selections of black and white plates. Somewhat sunned to dust wrapper. Neat. Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper . Hardcover. First edition. 1975.

$11.83

The Concise Encyclopedia of English and American Poets and Poetry
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The Concise Encyclopedia of English and American Poets and Poetry

By Spender, Stephen and Donald Hall (editors)

London: Hutchinson,. Hardback. 388pp. A-Z reference book with entries on the major and many minor poets from both traditions. Also includes a significant number of essays on American poetry, Anglo-Saxon poetry, English poetry in Africa, Miracle plays, Indian poetry in English, Middle English lyric, myth, New Zealand Poetry, New Criticism, publishing, Imagism, hymns, science and poetry, religion and poetry, South African poetry in English, etc. Index of poets and general index. Green cloth with silver titles to spine. Lightly sunned to spine. Bummped to spine ends. Very good copy. . Hardcover. 1970.

$11.83

Situation de la Poésie
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Situation de la Poésie

By Maritain, Jacques et Raïssa Maritain

Desclée de Brouwer,. Paperback. 166pp. TEXT IN FRENCH. Thin paper binding. Heavily tanned. A little rubbed. Some aplash or water marks to spine. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1938.

$5.26

The Last Romantics
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The Last Romantics

By Hough, Graham

London: Methuen,. Paperback. 284pp. Assessment of aspects of Romanticism and aesthetic theory in the work of Ruskin, Rosetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, William Morris, Walter Pater, Whistler, W. B. Yeats and others writers key in the Decadence, 1890's, Fin De Siècle movements etc. Previous owner's name to first prelim. Covers are very rubbed and lightly dust soiled. Spine is very creased. Binding is sound. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 1961.

$2.63

The Eighteenth Century Background: Studies on the Idea of Nature in the  Thought of the Period
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The Eighteenth Century Background: Studies on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period

By Willey, Basil

London: Peregrine,. Paperback. 284pp. Considers the thought and potential influence of Shaftsbury, Mandeville, Hume, Swift and others. Slightly browned to white areas of covers. Slight reading wear. Very good copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1965.

$3.94

Butter
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Butter

By Deakin, Liz

Nottingham: Poetry Monthly Press,. Paperback. 69pp. Poetry illustrated by the author. Witty and incisive poetic reminiscences of an Australian childhood. A little rubbed. Near fine copy. . Paperback. 2005.

$6.57

Poems & Ballads Second Series
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Poems & Ballads Second Series

By Swinburne, Algernon Charles

London: Chatto & Windus,. Hardback. 240pp + publisher's ads at rear. Victorian poetry. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Patterned endpapers; rear free endpaper has been removed. Lightly rubbed. Cloth is very lightly spotted. Spine is slightly cocked. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. Fourth edition. 1884.

$7.89

Lancashire Authors' Anthology: Verse and Prose in Standard English and  Dialect
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Lancashire Authors' Anthology: Verse and Prose in Standard English and Dialect

By Berry, John P.

Lancashire Authors Association,. 119pp. Lancashire dialect poetry and prose. Lightly rubbed to edges. Slightly dusty to edges. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1984.

$5.26

Young Thomas Hardy

By Gittings, Robert

London: Penguin,. Paperback. 368pp. The first part of Gittings classic biography of the novelist and poet. Deals with the first 35 years of Hardy's life. Sunned to spine. Lightly rubbed. Pages tanned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1978.

$3.29

Prose and Poetry (1856-1870): The Death of Guenevere, The Life and Death  of Jason; Prose Romances from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine and Other  Prose and Poetry
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Prose and Poetry (1856-1870): The Death of Guenevere, The Life and Death of Jason; Prose Romances from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine and Other Prose and Poetry

By Morris, William

London: Humphrey Milford / OUP,. Hardback. 653pp. Black and white frontis still retains tissue guard, though tissue has browned. Text block is securely bound and generally clean but binding has split externally to front hinge at both cloth and endpaper. This split has been mended and is now sound but the mend is very basic. A good candidate for a rebinding project otherwise reading copy only. Reading copy only. . Hardcover. 1913.

$6.57

Opera Omnia

By Virgil / Publius Vergilius Maro

London: Warner.. Hardback. 415pp. TEXT IN LATIN. No motes or other editorial matter. Occasional pencil annotation. Pages are uncut. Green cloth is worn to edges. Inner front hinge is beginning to crack. Ex libris label. Good copy. . Hardcover.

$6.57

Carmina

By Propertius, Sextus

Oxford: Clarendon Press,. Hardback. Unpaginated. TEXT IN LATIN and editorial matter in Latin. Edited by John S. Phillimore. Propertius' four books of elegiac poetry including Cynthia. Previous owner's name to endpaper. Very lightly bumped to two corners. Very light browning to page edges. Stain to rear board. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1951.

$10.51

Ancient Hebrew Literature Volume Three Prophecy and Poetry

By Taylor, R. Bruce

London: Dent,. Hardback. 485pp. English translation of the Prophets and poetry including the Psalms and the Song of Soloman. Everyman's library. Cloth spotted and backstrip becoming detached down one side. Gatherings still firmly bound together. Reading copy only. . Hardcover.

$1.97

Aeneidos Liber V [ Aeneid ]

By P. Vergili Maronis [ Vergil ]

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,. Hardback. 83pp. TEXT IN LATIN. Edited with English notes by A. Sidgwick. Part of the Pitt Press series. Occasional pencil annotation and school boy doddles and cartoons to margins. Green cloth rubbed to edges. Fair copy. . Hardcover. 1889.

$5.91

The Poems of Propertius

By Propertius (translated by Ronald Musker )

London: Dent,. Paperback. 243pp. Verse translations of the Roman poet and contemporary of Virgil and Homer. Much useful supporting material including a 40 page introduction to Propertius' life, work, poems, technical method, and context etc. Also includes guide to pronunciation of proper nouns. Rubbed to edges. Spine is sunned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1972.

$5.26

Fabvlae III [ Fables ]

By Evripides [ Euripides ]

Oxford: Clarendon.. Limp cloth edition. TEXT IN GREEK. Preface in Latin. Edited by Gilbert Murray.  Some occasional neat pencil annotation to text. Rubbed to edges and across spine which is creased but sound. Previous owners' name to endpapers with some crossing out. Good, sound copy. . Original Cloth.

$9.20

Bucolics and Georgics ( Bucolica et Georgica )

By Virgil ( P. Vergili Maronis )

London: Macmillan,. Hardback. 396pp. TEXT IN LATIN. Introduction in English. Edited by T. E. Page.  Pen and pencil annotations throughout are neat and do not obscure text. Red cloth with gilt tiles to spine is worn to edges. Previous owner's name to endpaper and to blank prelim. No dw. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1937.

$10.51

Sonnets: Milton and Wordsworth

By Milton, John and William Wordsworth

Oxford: Clarendon Press,. 32pp. Neat little selection in attractive deep red card covers with black silhouette of the Oxford skyline and black titles. Selected by A. T. Quiller-Couch. Introduction on the sonnet form. One of a series. Slight tear to spine. Library stamps to first prelim. Binding is stitched. Good+ copy. . Paperback. Ex-Library.

$1.64

Sons of the Mistral

By Campbell, Roy

London: Faber & Faber,. Hardback. 80pp. Poetry from the major South African poet. Brief glossary of dialect terms etc. Blue boards with red titles are slightly faded to spine. Dw has some edge wear including some small chips and tears. Very good copy in chipped and torn dw. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1945.

$5.26

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