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People One Ought to Know

by Isherwood, Christopher

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780333342633
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$35.00

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London: Macmillan, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Illustrated by Sylvain Mangeot. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 64. Illustrated by Sylvain Mangeot. Introduction by Andrew Mangeot. A collection of eighteen nonsense poems about a variety of animals many of which have some particularly human characteristics.
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Jerusalem

by Silkin, Jon

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine copy
Edition
Limited private press edition. First edition
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$22.00

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Knotting: Sceptre Press, 1977. Limited private press edition. First edition. Wraps. Fine copy. 4 leaves stapled into printed wrappers. This is number 132 of 150 copies.
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The Tree That Walked

by Fuller, John

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$18.00

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London: Chatto & Windus; Hogarth Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Boards. 48 p. 22 cm. The Phoenix Living Poets.
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Near and Far, New Poems

by Blunden, Edmund

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Published
1929
Condition
Backstrip slightly faded. Else very good copy
Edition
Limited edition. First edition
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$150.00

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London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1929. Limited edition. First edition. Hardcover. Backstrip slightly faded. Else very good copy. 8vo. Buckram. Edges untrimmed. Printed on hand-made paper. Pp. 68. Roger Senhouse's copy with his bookplate (Roger Senhouse was a close friend of Lytton Strachey). Number 104 of 160 copies signed by the poet.
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$150.00
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A Child's Christmas in Wales

by Thomas, Dylan

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Published
1968
Condition
Covers just a touch soiled and a tiny tear at the lower edgeof front cover. Else fine copy
Edition
First edition thus
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$25.00

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London: J. M. Dent, 1968. First edition thus. Wrappers. Covers just a touch soiled and a tiny tear at the lower edgeof front cover. Else fine copy. Woodcuts by Ellen Raskin . 16 unnumbered leaves stapled into printed card wrappers. 6 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches. Woodcuts by Ellen Raskin. Originally published in the US by New… Read more
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Talking Bronco

by Campbell, Roy

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Published
1946
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 96.
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Cantico delle creature

by Francis (St. of Assissi)

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Published
1957
Condition
Wrappers rather faded and rubbed
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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Pawlet (Vermont): Claude Fredericks, 1957. First edition. Wrappers. Wrappers rather faded and rubbed. Two leaves laid into wrappers with a printed label on the front. 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Text of poem in Italian on one leaf; translation into English on second. The initial letter on the Italian leaf has been hand applied. An exceptional… Read more
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War Poets, 1914-1918

by Blunden, Edmund

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Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprinted
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$12.00

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London: Longmans, Green, 1964. Reprinted. Trade pb. Fine/No dj, as issued. 44 pages stapled into wrappers
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Poems

by Haberly, Loyd

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Published
1931
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$128.00

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London: Oxford University Press, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. Buckram. Pp. (viii), 100. Inscribed by the author to Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and with an autograph (but unsigned) note to Q thanking him for luncheon.
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Inner and Outer Travels

by Rooke, Richard

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine copy
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780969230113
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$12.00

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[None]: Privately Printed, 1988. First edition. Wrappers. Fine copy. Paper-bound. Pp. 92. Inscribed by author.
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Searching for the Ox

by Simpson, Louis

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780688030087
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$65.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. 96. Inscribed by the poet with a signed note from him laid in.
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An Italian Visit

by Day Lewis, C. (Cecil)

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Published
1953
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Cloth with paper back-strip. Pp. 80. Verse inspired by a visit to Italy.
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The Bab Ballads. More Bab Ballads. Songs of a Savoyard

by Gilbert, W. S

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Published
1926
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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London: Macmillan, 1926. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. Three volume set. Small 8vo. Red cloth gilt. Teg. Illustrated by the author. Three uniform volumes in the "Illustrated Pocket Classics" series A very attractive set of Gilbert's droll poetry
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Down-Adown-Derry, A Book of Fairy Poems

by De La Mare, Walter

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good. No dust jacket. Back-strip a little frayed at head and foot
Edition
First edition
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$105.00

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London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. No dust jacket. Back-strip a little frayed at head and foot. Illustrations by Dorothy P. Lathrop.. Large 8vo. Cloth gilt. T.e.g. Illustrated: frontispiece and two plates in color, many others in monochrome. Some of these poems are taken from...Songs of Childhood.
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Daphnis and Chloe

by Longus

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Published
1925
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition thus
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$35.00

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London: Bles, 1925. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. 4to. Cloth. Edges untrimmed. Translated out of the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657.
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Chekhov on the West Heath

by Levertov, Denise

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine copy
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Andes (NY): Woolmer/Brotherson Ltd., 1977. First edition. Wrappers. Fine copy. 8 unnumbered leaves stapled into marbled paper wrappers. 10 x 6 inches. One of 400 copies (out of a total edition of 626).
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The Deserted Village

by Goldsmith, Oliver

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Published
1925
Condition
Rather poor quality papger uniformly yellowed.
Edition
First edition thus
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$10.00

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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1925. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Rather poor quality papger uniformly yellowed.. 32 pp stapled into card covers. Number 799 of Little Blue Books. Edited by E Haldeman-Julius. Introduction by Clyde K Hyder. This is Goldsmith's most famous poem, although the last four lines were written by Samuel Johnson.
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In the Affirmative

by Oakes, Philip

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Published
1968
Condition
First free end-paper slightly foxed, else very good copy
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$20.00

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. First free end-paper slightly foxed, else very good copy/slightly torn. Slim 8vo. Boards. Pp. 44.
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The Idiom of the People, English Traditional Verse

by Sharp, Cecil J., and Reeves, James (edited with an introduction and notes by)

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Published
1958
Condition
Fine copy
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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London: Heinemann, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xii, 244. Appendix. Index of first lines. Louis Untermeyer's copy with a review pasted to first free end-paper.
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The Watchman's Flute

by Heath-Stubbs, John

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780856352454
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$30.00

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Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1978. First edition. Paper-bound. Fine. Signed by the poet.
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