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Reflected Lights from "The Face of the Deep"

By Rossetti, Christina; Jay, W M L [pseudonym of Julia Louisa Matilda Woodruff] (compiler)

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), 1900. . 251 pages, edges rough cut and foxed, endpapers foxed, edges of spine rubbed, small stain an inch from bottom of spine. A mixture of extracts from "The Face of the Deep: A Devotional Commentary on the Apocalypse" and various lyrics and sonnets, all by Christina Rossetti. Scarce.. Cloth. Average.


Cowper's Poetry: A Critical Study and Reassessment (Liverpool English Texts & Studies)

By Newey, Vincent

Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1982. . xx + 358 pages.. Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Milton; Goldsmith; Cowper (English Men of Letters Vol 2)

By Pattison, Mark; Black, William; Smith, Goldwin

London: MacMillan and Co, 1895. . 220 + 160 + 131 pages. Combined volume of Pattison on John Milton; Black on Oliver Goldsmith; Smith on William Cowper.. Cloth. Good.


Cowper: Poetry & Prose: With Essays by Hazlitt & Bagehot

By Cowper, William; Hazlitt, William; Bagehot, Walter; Milford, Humphrey S

Oxford: Clarendon Press (Oxford University Press), 1953. . 196 pages, a little pen annotation.. Cloth. Average.


The Works of William Cowper: Set of 8 Volumes

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

London: Saunders and Otley, 1835. . 8 volumes measuring 6½ x 4½ inches; rebound in maroon cloth, probably in the late 20th century; heavy foxing to frontispieces and surrounding pages and to last few pages. Volumes 1-5 of this 8 volume set are "Life and Letters" while Volumes 6-8 are "Poems". Some volumes have one or two stamps of "Fulneck Girls School", part of a Moravian settlement in Pudsey on the edge of Leeds.. Cloth. Good.


The Works of William Cowper: Vols 1-5, 8-10 (only, of 15)

By Cowper, William; Southey, Robert (editor)

London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1837. . 8 out of 15 volumes of the set edited by Southey; measuring 6½ x 4½ inches; rebound in maroon cloth, probably in the late 20th century. Heavy foxing to frontispiece of Vol 9; a little foxing in other volumes; most do not have a frontispiece present. Volumes 1 to 5 contain Cowper's life and his letters up to August 1786 (we lack Vol 6 & 7 of letters 1786-1799). Volumes 8 to 10 contain poetry (we lack Vols 11-14 - Cowper's translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, and Vol 15 which contains further letters and a handful of papers). Volumes 3 and 8 have title page signed Saml Wilberforce. William Wilberforce's son was later bishop of Oxford and of Winchester. . Cloth. Good.


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.


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.


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