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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

By Thomas (Editor) Hutchinson

London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1907. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 768 8vo. A re-binding of the Oxford Edition, in red cloth-covered boards and gilt titles to spine. Binder's label to rear paste down ("Bound by CHIVERS of BATH"). All edges gilt. Hutchinson's Preface pp i to x, the Poems 1-896, Hutchinson's Notes 897-933, Wordsworth's own Prefaces etc 934-966, index of firsts lines 967-976. School stamp and prize inscription to front free end paper (Plymouth Corporation Grammar School). Condition notes: Foxing to front free end paper, staining to the last three pages of the index, but a very attractive copy in a smart binding. Pages unmarked.

$20.67

The Spirit of Man, An Anthology in English & French from the Philosophers and Poets Made By the Poet Laureate in 1915 & Dedicated By Gracious Permission to His Majesty The King
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The Spirit of Man, An Anthology in English & French from the Philosophers and Poets Made By the Poet Laureate in 1915 & Dedicated By Gracious Permission to His Majesty The King

By Robert Bridges

London: Longmans Green and Co, 1927. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 145 12mo. Reprinting, 1927. Robert Bridges. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and titles to front board and spine, unpaginated. Each item is numbered, and the collection comprises 449 items, indexed on author. A quick glance at the Index offers Thucydides, Wordsworth, Epictetus, Donne among many others. India paper. Condition notes: A little bumping and wear to the boards, very occasional pencil notes to the margin, but a clean, sound copy.

$27.56

A Bouquet From France, One Hundred French Poems With English Translations In Verse And Brief Notes
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A Bouquet From France, One Hundred French Poems With English Translations In Verse And Brief Notes

By Wilfrid Thorley

London: George Harrap, 1926. 1. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 443 8vo. Decorative paper on boards, black cloth spine strip, paper label to spine, 271 pp including Notes and Bibliography; top edges trimmed, otherwise pages uncut (untrimmed). Ranging in date from Jehan Froissart (1337-1410?) to Paul Fort (1872-). Condition notes: Uncut edges have some spotting and soiling, otherwise this is a clean, sound, attractive copy.

$27.56

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, with the Author\'s Introductions and Notes
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, with the Author's Introductions and Notes

By J.Logie Robertson

London: Oxford University Press, 1913. very good/No Jacket. 668 8vo. Dark green morocco binding, gilt titles, pretty gilt decoration to spine, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, portrait of Scott as frontispiece. Small octavo in size. Condition notes: A little wear to edges of the boards, some age darkening to earlier pages, overall still an attractive copy. Neat gift inscription (1918) to verso of frontispiece.

$17.22

The Poetical Works of Henry W.  Longfellow
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The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow

By Henry W. Longfellow

London: Ward, Locke and Co., 1882. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 577 8vo. Edited, with a critical memoir, by William Michael Rossetti and illustrations by Thomas Seccombe. With full page illustrations, tailpieces and page decoration. Undated, but clearly 1882 (the year of Longellow's death), given that a postscript to the Prefatory Notice is dated 1882. Tree calf, gilt decoration, handwritten prize inscription to verso of frontispiece (to Harriett Griffith at Howell's School, Denbigh, 1892). Marbled end papers, page edges marbled. Condition notes: Some rubbing to boards, a little foxing, especially to early pages but overall a sound, attractive copy.

$20.67

Poems of Tomorrow, an Anthology of Contemporary Verse Chosen from The Listener
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Poems of Tomorrow, an Anthology of Contemporary Verse Chosen from The Listener

By Janet Adam Smith

London: Chatto and Windus, 1937. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. A Phoenix Library edition. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 135 pp plus publisher's advertisements. No dust jacket. Condition notes: A little damage to front board, boards rubbed and bumped, age-tanning to pages. Binding sound, pages unmarked. Previous owner's name and address to front free end paper.

$17.22

Selected Verse of R. C. Lehmann
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Selected Verse of R. C. Lehmann

By R.C. Lehmann

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1929. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. With an introduction by Alfred Noyes. Condition notes: A little rubbing to the boards. External page edges rather grubby (especially top edges), some spotting to fore edges, just a little spotting to some pages. Gift inscription to front free end paper, and previous owner's bookplate with name, showing a rather loopy-looking owl, caption 'Sapientia Soror Mea'.

$20.67

The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

By Thomas Campbell

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1868. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 962 8vo. A new edition, with notes by the Rev.W. A. Hill, M.A. Illustrated by twenty vignette engravings, from designs by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. Russet leather (morocco), generous gilt decoration, spine with five raised bands, all edges gilt, end papers marbled. Prize label (to Elizabeth Griffiths, Howells School, Llandaff, 1870) to front paste down. Condition notes: Rubbing to edges of boards and to joints, but an attractive, sound copy. Some foxing or other spotting sporadically throughout. One page damaged to margin.

$41.34

Queen Mary, a Drama

By Alfred Tennyson

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1876. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 233 16mo. Quarter leather, marbled end papers. Volume 1570 of the Tauchnitz edition. Condition notes: Leather rubbed, corners of boards a little bumped, binding tight and firm, some spotting to one or two pages. Previous owner's name to half title.

$34.45

The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse

By Arthur Quiller-Couch

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1913. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 851 8vo. Blue boards, gilt decoration and titles, top edges gilt. Condition notes: Boards rubbed and bumped, spine titles rather faded, age-yellowing to prelims, gilt page edges soiled. Pages clean and unmarked, binding firm. Previous owner's name and date to front free end paper.

$9.65

Love Poems

By W.H. Davies

London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 194 8vo. Blue cloth-covered boards. 61 pages. Condition notes: Blue boards faded around edges, as is spine. Boards rubbed and bumped. Text pages clean. Externally, a tired and grubby copy, although sound; internally, occasional foxing, especially to early pages, otherwise very good.

$16.53

Second Strings

By A.D. Godley

London: Methuen, 1902. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 156 12mo. A slim book of poems, mostly on contemporary matters of controversy concerning University (to Godley meaning, of course, Oxford and Cambridge) funding, curricula and students. Apparently first printing. Top edges gilt. Condition notes: Boards knocked and bumped, spine sunned and soiled, internally very good. Fore edges uncut (ie untrimmed) and consequently rather grubby.

$9.65

Poems of John Keats, Two Volumes

London: Florence Press, Chatto and Windus, 1928. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1355 8vo. Arranged in chronological order with a preface by Sidney Colvin. Reprinted from the edition of 1925. Condition notes: Externally, very dispiriting; boards rubbed and knocked, with damp staining, spines sunned and frayed. Internally, things look much better- there is a little foxing, especially to the earliest pages, but overall the book is internally clean. Binding sound. Previous owners' names to front end papers. Acceptable reading copies.

$20.67

Chinese Poems

By Arthur Waley

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1946. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 270 8vo. Selected from 170 Chinese Poems, More Translations from the Chinese, The Temple and The Book of Songs. 199 pages, 5 pages of notes and an index. Condition notes: No dust jacket. Boards a little rubbed and grubby, internally in clean, sound condition.

$11.02

Dream of Gerontius
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Dream of Gerontius

By Cardinal Newman

London: Bodley Head, 1916. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 396 8vo. Illustrated (including decorative end papers) by Stella Langdale, introduction by Gordon Tidy. Green pictorial boards, gilt titles. Condition notes: Foxing to earliest pages, and a little to occasional later pages. Binding strained at one point. Boards rubbed at edges, spine and margins of rear board sun-darkened, but clean. Gift inscription to front free end paper.

$13.78

Satirical Poems

By Siegfried Sassoon

London: Heinemann, 1933. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 184 8vo. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles. New edition, with five additional poems not included in the earlier edition. Condition notes: Boards a little bumped and grubby, foxing to prelims and end papers, otherwise a clean, tight, tidy copy.

$13.09

Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets, Poems in Transit

By Alun Lewis

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1945. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 108 . With a forward by Robert Graves. Photo of the author as frontispiece. 75 pages, 48 poems. Condition notes: No dust jacket. Printed On war-time economy paper. Boards rather knocked, pages tending to age-darkening, but a clean, sound copy.

$6.89

Southey's Poetical Works Complete in One Volume
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Southey's Poetical Works Complete in One Volume

London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1853. Hardback. Fair/No Jacket. 1674 4to. 'A New Edition'; with title page and frontispiece of 1845 edition preceding title page to this edition. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and titles, all edges gilt. Condition notes: Both boards detached, spine split and curling with some loss, repair holding front free end paper to front board and a similar one failing to hold rear board and end paper together. Boards rubbed but sound. Engraved title page and frontis of 1845 edition much age-tanned. Text block clean and sound.

$20.67

The War Poets

By Robert Giddings

London: Bloomsbury, 1988. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Poor. 830 4to. Year-by-year examples of the poetry, with each poet's work being introduced with a biographical essay. Illustrated with photographs and other contemporary material. Condition notes: Dust jacket torn, some tendency to age-darkening of pages at margins, but otherwise the book is clean, sound and bright inside and out.

$10.33

Keats Prize Poems

London: London Literary Editions Ltd., 1972. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 408 8vo. An anthology of poems submitted for the first Keats Poetry Prize Competition in March 1972. Note that this volume is described as Volume 1 on the fly leaf. It contains the 43 prize-winning poems and almost 200 others selected as highly commended or commended. Condition notes: Shelf wear to the top of the dust jacket, which is otherwise clean and sound, and not price-clipped. The book itself is clean and sound- in very attractive condition.

$23.42

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