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The Works of William Cowper: Poems: Vol 6

By Cowper, William; Grimshawe, Thomas Shuttleworth (editor)

London: Saunders and Otley, 1835. . lviii + 281 pages; lacks frontispiece, illustrated title page and normal title page; ex Cowper Museum (duplicate copy). Olive brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering and border to spine title panel; top and bottom of spine slightly damaged, a small amount of foxing, mainly to back endpaper and last page. Vol 6 of the Grimshawe edition contains an essay On the Genius and Poetry of Cowper by Rev J W Cunningham, and a preface by John Newton which originally appeared in the first volume in 1782; followed by Cowper's lengthy poems Table Talk; The Progress of Error; Truth; Expostulation; Hope, Charity; Conversation; Retirement; The Task (books 1 and 2, of 6).. Cloth. Average.


Cowper: Poetry and Prose (Reynard Library)
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Cowper: Poetry and Prose (Reynard Library)

By Cowper, William; Spiller, Brian (compiler)

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968. . 1018 pages; front hinge partly broken; some pencil annotation and occasional highlighting. Introductory Matter (pages 15-47); Selections from the Shorter Poems (49-140); ... from Olney Hymns (141-160); ... from the Translations (161-177); ... The Longer Poems of 1782 (179-344); Tirocinium: or a Review of Schools (345-374); Three Prose Pieces (375-390); The Task (391-542); Selected Letters (543-1010); Indexes.. Hard Cover. Average Minus/Average Minus.


The Christian: An Elergy in Three Parts

By MacDonald, John (Ferintosh)

Edinburgh: Knox Press, 1976. . 45 pages, poetry. Paper a bit browned. 85 stanza poem, in Gaelic, with an English translation.. Pamphlet. Good.


A Book of Scottish Verse

By Burnett, George

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1937. . xiv + 208 pages, including 11 page glossary, colour frontispiece. Exterior and preliminaries grubby.. Second and Cheaper Edition. Cloth. Average Minus.


Life and Songs of the Baroness Nairne: With a Memoir and Poems of Caroline Oliphant the Younger

By Rogers, Charles (editor); Nairne, Carolina; Oliphant, Caroline

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. . 303 pages. Dark green cloth with gilt decorated spine with a little wear and tear at top and bottom. page edges unevenly cut; some foxing, mainly to edges and endpapers. Carolina Oliphant, Baroness Nairne by marriage (1766-1845) was in her early life a populariser of Burns and an exponent of Jacobite poetry. She was the elder sister of the author Margaret Oliphant. After an evangelical conversion, there was, over time, a considerable change in the emphasis of her lifestyle. Her niece Caroline Oliphant (1807-1831) also wrote poetry; a short biography and a few pages of poems are included along with the much larger material on and by her aunt.. Cloth. Average.


Cowper Memorials: Records of the Rev John Cowper MA and of other Members of the Family of William Cowper the Poet

By Stokes, Henry Paine

Olney: Oliver Ratcliff, Cowper Press, 1904. . 170 pages, fold-out Cowper genealogy. Spine discoloured, edges a bit foxed. Scarce.. Cloth. Average.


The Religious Spirit in the Poets

By Carpenter, William Boyd

London: Isbister & Co Ltd, 1900. . 247 pages, edges unevenly cut and foxed. Particularly referring to Marlowe, Shakespeare, Milton, Coleridge, Tennyson, and Browning.. Cloth. Average.


The Poems of William Cowper: Volume 1: 1748-1782
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The Poems of William Cowper: Volume 1: 1748-1782

By Cowper, William; Baird, John D (editor); Ryskamp, Charles (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. . xliii + 597 pages. Ex Buckinghamshire County Reference Library; library stamps to page edges and title pages; bookplate to inside front cover; dust jacket flap price-clipped; otherwise appears in little-used condition; the dust jacket is protected with a clear sleeve and external library markings are on the outside of this, so hopefully the jacket spine itself is unmarked. The first volume of a companion set to King and Ryskamp's 5-volume Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper, also from Oxford.. Cloth. Average Plus/Average Plus.


The Life and Letters of William Cowper Esq: with Remarks on Epistolary Writers (set of 4 volumes)

By Hayley, William

London: J Johnson and Co, 1812. . xxxvi + 383 + 410 + 443 + 430 pages. One inch pieces of leather missing from two spines. Authors include Flinders Petrie, Leonard King, James Smith Reid, David Samuel Margoliouth, Oscar Brilliant, Lewis Spence, F Appleby Holt.. Leather. Average Minus.


The Works of William Cowper: Vol 10 (only, of 15)

By Cowper, William; Southey, Robert (editor)

London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1837. . xii + 387 pages, containing posthumously published poems, and a translation of Andreini's Adam. Front internal hinge broken.. Hard Cover. Average.


Poetry & Prose: With Essays by Coleridge, Hazlitt, De Quincey

By Wordsworth, William; Smith, David Nichol (editoe)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1933. . 212 pages, a little pen marking.. Cloth. Average.


The Lion Bible Quotation Collection
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The Lion Bible Quotation Collection

By Manser, Martin (compiler)

Oxford: Lion Publishing, 1999. . 445 pages. Over 3500 Bible quotations (from various versions) categorized by subject.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good Plus.


Cowper Country: An Introduction to the Town of Olney and the Immediate Neighbourhood

By Osborn, Gordon

Olney: A. G. H. Osborn, 1976. . 96 pages.. Paperback. Very Good.


The Decision and the Consequence

By Belton, Cecil

London: Mr R D Cole, 1925. . 129 pages, in brown print, back cover dampstained (minimal smell). Three extended non-rhyming poems 1) The Voice of the People (on the trial of Jesus); 2) The Voice of God - Grace (on the second chapter of Acts); 3) The Voice of God - Judgement (imagining the experiences and thoughts of captives from the fall of Jerusalem). Cecil Belton belonged to the "Needed Truth" (Churches of God) Brethren movement. . Cloth. Average Minus.


Selected Poems of William Cowper

By Cowper, William

Amsterdam: A A Balkema, 1945. . 45 pages. Handwritten inscription to flyleaf: 'Published in "The House on the three canals" in Amsterdam by my predecessor Balkema; G Postma since 1947'. Gerke Postma (1920-2002) ran a famous bookshop in the Huis aan de Drie Grachten, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 249, Amsterdam, initially as a staff-member and then successor of August Aimé Balkema (1906-1996) as owner of the bookshop.. Paperback. Good.


William Cowper: The Continuing Revaluation: An Essay and Bibliography of Cowperian Studies from 1895 to 1960

By Hartley, Lodwick

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960. . x + 159 pages.. Cloth. Good/Average.


Poets and Story-Tellers: A Book of Critical Essays

By Cecil, David

London: Constable, 1949. . 201 pages, edges a little foxed.. First Edition. Cloth. Good.


Paradise Lost, Book 1

By Milton, John; Beeching, Henry Charles (editor)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1945. . 131 pages, edges foxed, minor pen underliing and annotation. Text followed by notes explaining phrases in the text and their background.. Cloth. Average.


Paradise Lost, Book 2

By Milton, John; Beeching, Henry Charles (editor)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1945. . 112 pages, edges foxed, minor pen underliing and annotation. Text followed by notes explaining phrases in the text and their background.. Cloth. Average.



By Cadle, Clair Whittington (as C.W.C.)

London: Pickering and Inglis, 1931. . vi + 359 pages. Undated. Author stated to be "One of the late Francis (sic) Ridley Havergal's Bible Class Boys" and (handwritten) "Called Home 22.3.50, Aged 84. 320 pages of poems, and three articles: Israel's Lost Identity (against British-Israelism); "The Church" in Revelation; and Daniel IX.. Cloth. Average.


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