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The book of Humorous Poetry

By: N/A

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. P. Nimmo Hay, & Mitchell:

Edition: No Date Given

Seller ID: 087296

Condition: Good


Gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, edge wear, small marks on the cover and page edges View more info

The Poetical Works of Mrs Hemans

By: N/A

Price: £11.47

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd: 0000

Seller ID: 019374

Condition: Good


Previous owners name on inside of the cover, spine is weakened at title page. red cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine View more info

Aquarius 17 & 18

By: N/A

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, Eddie S. Linden: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 174352

Condition: Very Good


Special "poetry of the forties" edition, very good condition. clear, bright and tight. View more info

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. For The Mind Association: 1894

Seller ID: 030303

Condition: Good


Maroon buckram covers, rubbing to spine. Gilt lettering to spine and front cover. View more info

Poems of To-Day: First and Second Series

By: N/A

Price: £5.42

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 030464

Condition: Very Good


Pages roughly-cut. Minor rubbing and weat to dust jacket corners. Gilt to top of page block View more info

Longfellow's Poetical Works

By: N/A

Price: £30.88

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1883

Seller ID: 032959

Condition: Acceptable


book looking tired and worn at the ends of the cover, writing on the FEP of a gift note, FEP - catalogue page have become detached from the book. a couple of newspaper articles (from 1886 - Times) about Longfellow. View more info

What is Poetry? (The Golden Pathway)

By: N/A

Price: £0.96

Publisher: London/Nottingham/Glasgow/Manchester, International University Society:

Seller ID: 088201

Condition: Very Good


Brochure issued to members only. No date and edition stated. Text tight and bright. 29 pages View more info

Poetry: Australia: Number 118

By: N/A

Price: £2.39

Publisher: Austrailia, South Head Press: 1989

Seller ID: 094130

ISBN: 0909185360

Condition: Very Good


pages are clean, bright and tight. 84p View more info

Elizabethan Madrigal Verse

By: N/A

Price: £8.92

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., The Bird in Hand Press: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 112647

Condition: Very Good


2 b/w illustrations. Minor creasing to corners of cover. Text and illustrations are clean, bright and tight throughout. Book were printed upon Oatmeal paper, using 14 point Old Style bold type with 48 point Lombardic type cut into the introductory text. Limited edition of 250 copies. View more info

Poet's Choice : a Programme Anthology of the Poems Read By Their Authors

By: N/A

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, National Council of Women of Great Britain: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 165071

Condition: Good


Slender pamphlet, 47pp, published to accompany a poetry reading in the Wigmore Hall 14/9/1943. Poems by: C. Day lewis, T. S. Eliot, Edith and Osbert Sitwell, Stephen Spender and others. Cover is age darkened and grubby, pages are yellowed, clear, clean and tight. View more info

A View from the Mind's Eye : An Anthology of Mensa Poets

By: N/A

Price: £2.88

Publisher: London, Hungry Owl Publications Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 181783

ISBN: 1903808073

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover and contents in very good clean condition. View more info

The Poetical works of Sir Walter Scott. Including Introduction and Notes

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne and Co.: 0000

Seller ID: 185982

Condition: Good


Wear to spine and cover, but intact and cean. Green boards with gilt detail to spine and cover. no date but gift inscripted 1880. 654 Pages. Inscription to FEP. View more info

Acumen: Nature Poetry

By: N/A

Price: £3.19

Publisher: U.K., The Ember Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 196863

Condition: Good


January 2007, Acumen, literary journal. On the relevance of nature poetry. Crisp, clean, bright and tight. View more info

A Book of Poems

By: N/A

Price: £5.80

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Children's Books: 1972

Seller ID: 262496

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket, privately published for friends of the publisher. Includes laid-in compliments card from Hamish Hamilton publishers, signed Julia. One or two very faint marks on rear cover spine side; leading corners bent; binding slightly weakened at title page but remains strong throughout. Spine very slightly faded; gilt lettering clear. Pages are clean, text is clear. TS View more info

Romanian Poets of Our Time

By: N/A

Price: £9.57

Publisher: Bucharest, Romania, Univers Publishing House: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 277369

Condition: Good


Softcover with lightly tanned edges. Spine is faded, marked and creased. Creased lower leading corner of rear cover. Foot of spine is slightly chipped. Head and foot of page block have minor grubby marks. Binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

The Poetical Works of John Milton

By: N/A

Price: £24.83

Publisher: London, R. & A. Suttaby: 1900

Seller ID: 293016

Condition: Good


Hardcover with photographs by Deswall Vaughan. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Several marks and scores on gilded boards. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn and lightly chipped; spine is slightly cocked. A few marks on gilded page block. Book plate on front pastedown. Minor residue from sticker on FEP. Hinge is visible between a few pages. Contents are clean and clear throughout. AM View more info

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New Poets - 1973: An Anthology of Contemporary Verse

By: N/A

Price: £20.52

Publisher: London, Regency Press Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 303615

Condition: Good


Slightly scuffed and scratched hardcover with significantly faded spine, slightly faded upper edges of boards and lightly bumped head of spine and leading edges of boards. Minor signs of wear to leading corners of boards. Page block has a few superficial scores and marks. Name of previous owner penned on top of FEP. Pages are clean and tight throughout. No dust jacket. T View more info

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Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy

By: N/A

Price: £18.62

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1916

Seller ID: 306136

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Superficial marks on boards. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn and bumped. Foxing on page block. Elegant bookplate of Vivian De Sola Pinto on front pastedown. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Page edges are rough. Minor tear on leading edge of page 73. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM View more info

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The Poetical Works of Campbell, Goldsmith and Gray.

By: N/A

Price: £11.92

Publisher: London, U.K., T. Nelson and Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 407412

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. "With memoirs of the authors". Name and date penned on front endpaper. Very decorative boards and spine. Boards have two or three areas of very light fading. Edges and leading corners of boards are quite rubbed. Spine is worn and rubbed. Gilt page block with one or two scratches and grubby marks. Hinges are cracked and binding is slightly loose at beginning of book. Pages are a little faded. Text is clear. AF View more info

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The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

By: N/A

Price: £146.68

Publisher: London, Grey Walls Press: 1948

Seller ID: 414236

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Item contained in slipcase. Limited edition of five hundred copies. Slipcase and boards are marked. Spine is worn. Nicks on spine head. Light foxing on pastedowns and endpapers. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

The Penguin Poets: Rimbaud

By: N/A

Price: £3.83

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U.K., Penguin Books Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 274525b

Condition: Acceptable


Softcover. Former owner's name penned on FEP. Some pages marked with highlighter pen. Faded and edge-worn covers with one or two light surface marks. Small circular stain near middle of front cover. Creasing across lower front and upper rear leading corners. Spine ends and edges are quite worn, with some purple staining. Leading corners are worn. Small tear across upper leading corner of page 41. Pages are very sunned and heavily tanned around edges. Binding appears soun... View more info

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Summer Woman

By: N/A

Price: £8.57

Publisher: Allegra Press: 1978

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 424486

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Signed and dedicated by author to poet Dick McBride on FEP. Light wear on spine ends and leading corners. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Victorian Poetry: Volume 1, 1963

By: N/A

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, U.S.A., West Virginia University: 1963

Seller ID: 428530

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-Oxford English Faculty Library. Boards are lightly marked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Library stamps on page block head, front pastedown and first of the original covers included at the rear. Label residue on FEP and first contents page. Creases and two centimetre tear on upper edge of title page. Light creases and marks on some pages and original covers. Pen on a few pages. Text is clear throughout. Bindin... View more info

Victorian Poetry: Volume 2, 1964

By: N/A

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, U.S.A., West Virginia University: 1964

Seller ID: 428531

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-Oxford English Faculty Library. Boards and spine are lightly scored and worn. Library stamps on page block head, front pastedown and original covers included at rear. Label residue on FEP and first contents page. Creases and marks on some pages and original covers. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Victorian Poetry: Volume 3, 1965

By: N/A

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, U.S.A., West Virginia University: 1965

Seller ID: 428532

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-Oxford English Faculty Library.. Boards and spine are lightly scored and worn. Library stamps on page block head, front pastedown, title page and original covers included at rear. Label residue on first contents page. Creases and marks on some pages and original covers. One centimetre tear on page 245. Pen on original covers. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Lyrical Ballads 1798 (The Noel Douglas Replicas)

By: N/A

Price: £25.15

Publisher: London, Noel Douglas: 1926

Seller ID: 432700

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover. No jacket. 1926 fascimile of 'Lyrical Ballads and a Few Other Poems', 1798. Tissue paper jacket is nicked, chipped and slightly warped. Jacket and boards are lightly marked and scored. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Pages are foxed and rough cut. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

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Chimera: A Collection of Poetry and Illustrations by The Snowdonia Poets

By: N/A

Price: £4.51

Publisher: Wales, United Kingdom, Chimera Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 438498

Condition: Good


Paperback. Spine and leading corners are lightly creased. Covers and page block foot are very slightly grubby. Minor age spotting to page block head. Lower leading corners of early and final pages are lightly creased. Binding remains intact, contents are clear. Illustrated by b/w drawings. T View more info

Image for Byron - Shelley - Keats: In Memoriam Endowed Yearly Prizes: Prize Essays By Competitors, 4th Set, with Life Incidents of the Foundress, Rose Mary Crawshay and "Domestic Economy"

Byron - Shelley - Keats: In Memoriam Endowed Yearly Prizes: Prize Essays By Competitors, 4th Set, with Life Incidents of the Foundress, Rose Mary Crawshay and "Domestic Economy"

By: N/A

Price: £35.59

Publisher: London, J. Bumpus: 1900

Seller ID: 439285

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. Ex-library. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Boards and spine are marked. Minor abrasion on rear board. Spine is slightly tanned. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Binding is visible throughout pages but remains intact. Withdrawn stamps on page block and FEP. Text remains clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Final Draft: The Third Anthology of Poetry at the Albert

By: N/A

Price: £5.12

Publisher: Huddersfield, Albert Poets: 1996

Seller ID: 444826

ISBN: 0952396629

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Covers and page block are slightly marked, with lightly shelfworn leading corners and spine ends. Upper corners of first few pages are creased. All text is clear, and binding is sound throughout. TS View more info

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Metaphysical Poetry (Stratford-upon-Avon Studies 11)

By: N/A

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1970

Seller ID: 452621

ISBN: 0713154926

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Covers are slightly tanned. Spine and front upper leading corner are creased. A few light marks on page block. One or two pages are dog-eared. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

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In Memoriam

By: N/A

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co: 1885

Seller ID: 456043

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket in good condition. Boards are very lightly worn. Page block is rough and discoloured. Foxing towards start and end of volume; occasional light creases; text is clear throughout, and pages are sound. TS View more info

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British Poets: Grainger, Boyse

By: N/A

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Chiswick, C. Whittingham: 1822

Seller ID: 457699

Condition: Acceptable


Leather-bound hardcover. Acceptable condition. Several marks and scores on boards. Front board is almost completely detached from spine. Rear board is loosely attached to spine. Spine head is chipped. Spine foot is torn on each side. Leading corners are worn and split. Name plate and 'Poetry' plate on front pastedown. Minor foxing at front and rear. Binding appears intact, and the contents remain clear. AF View more info

Victorian Poetry: Volume 4, 1966

By: N/A

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, U.S.A., West Virginia University: 1966

Seller ID: 428533

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-Oxford English Faculty Library. Boards and spine are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Library stamps on page block head, front pastedown, title page and original covers included at rear. Label residue on FEP and first contents page. Creases and marks on a few pages. Abrasion on page 201, obscuring some text. Residue from page 201 on page 200. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. ... View more info

Victorian Poetry: Volume 5, 1967

By: N/A

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, U.S.A., West Virginia University: 1967

Seller ID: 428534

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-Oxford English Faculty Library. Boards and spine are lightly scored and worn. Library stamps on page block head, front pastedown, title page and original covers included at rear. Label residue on FEP and first contents page. Early and closing pages are lightly scored. Tear on upper edge of page 1. Minor mark on page 77. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

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Beatitude Anthology

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights Books: 1960

Seller ID: 477243

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. A selection from the first 16 issues of 'Beatitude' magazine, San Francisco. Includes poems by Ginsberg and Kerouac. Covers, spine and page block are lightly marked, tanned and worn. Light creases on spine and some pages. Pen on title page. Minor stains on early pages and throughout lower leading corners. Binding is slightly exposed between pages 94 and 95 but remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Image for Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes, OM, OBE, 1930-1998, Poet Laureate, Thursday 13 May 1999, 11.00am

Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes, OM, OBE, 1930-1998, Poet Laureate, Thursday 13 May 1999, 11.00am

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Westminster Abbey: 1999

Seller ID: 483754

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, including ticket to the event, Westminster Abbey compliments slip, and relevant newspaper clippings laid in. Minor exterior wear and a few marks and light creases; upper corners of covers and pages are faintly bent; all content is clear, and pages are sound and clean. TS View more info

Image for Sidney Keyes: Poet: Exhibition Catalogue, 6th-11th July, 1987

Sidney Keyes: Poet: Exhibition Catalogue, 6th-11th July, 1987

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: West Hill, Dartford, Kent, Dartford Grammar School: 1987

Seller ID: 484121

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. (Staple bound - 24pp). Slightly warped item, with minor marks and shelfwear to the cover. All text and images are clear. CM View more info

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TAK TAK TAK Issue 4

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nottingham, UK, TAK TAK TAK: 1989

Seller ID: 485275

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Cassette not included. Covers are lightly marked and edge-worn. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Christmas Box or New Year's Gift

By: N/A

Price: £49.50

Publisher: Field & Tuer: 1890

Seller ID: 485637

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover (no jacket), slightly marked and edgeworn, with wear to spine ends. Unobtrusive foxing throughout; all text and illustrations are clear. Graded very good considering age. 1889-90 edition of the 1825 original. TS View more info

Why am I Grown So cold? Poems of the Unknowable

By: (ed.) Livingston, Myra Cohn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Canada, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 195432

ISBN: 0689520427

Condition: Good


Crisp, clean, bright and tight. View more info

Personae and Other Selected Poems

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Skoob Seriph: 1995

Seller ID: 085201

ISBN: 1871438772

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with dust jacket. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes - but pages are clean with clear contents and sound binding View more info

The Polemics of Imagination: Selected Essays on Art, Culture and Society

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, Skoob: 1996

Seller ID: 085202

ISBN: 1871438314

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes. Pages are clean with clear content and sound binding. View more info

Personae and Other Selected Poems

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Skoob Seriph: 1995

Seller ID: 086377

ISBN: 1871438772

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with dust jacket. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes - but pages are clean with clear contents and sound binding View more info

The Polemics of Imagination: Selected Essays on Art, Culture and Society

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, Skoob: 1996

Seller ID: 086381

ISBN: 1871438314

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes. Pages are clean with clear content and sound binding. View more info

The Polemics of Imagination: Selected Essays on Art, Culture and Society

By: Abbs, Peter

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, Skoob: 1996

Seller ID: 086383

ISBN: 1871438314

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes. Pages are clean with clear content and sound binding. View more info

Personae and Other Selected Poems

By: Abbs, Peter;

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Skoob Seriph: 1995

Seller ID: 048135

ISBN: 1871438772

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with dust jacket. Some copies may show faint signs of shelf wear - small bumps to corners, one or two superficial blemishes - but pages are clean with clear contents and sound binding View more info

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On Pennine Heights

By: Abey, Daisy

Price: £5.02

Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, UK, Sixties Press: 2003

Seller ID: 439780

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Ex-library. Thirty-six pages. Light marks and stains on covers. 'Withdrawn' stamp on front cover. Minor stains on upper edges of pages 19 and 20. Remaining pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

The Writer in Sand

By: Abrahams, Lionel

Price: £12.11

Publisher: Craighall, U.K., AD. Donker: 1988

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 256775

ISBN: 0868521604

Condition: Very Good


Edge-worn and grubby paperback with numerous superficial scorings. Top edges of covers have several small nicks. Small nick along leading edge of front cover. Light crease across lower leading corner of front cover. Dedication by author on FEP. Label with name of former owner on FEP. Page block face grubby. Pages clean but slightly tanned around edges. Text clear. AF View more info

Selected Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038756

ISBN: 0091012007

Condition: Very Good


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Reflections

By: Adams-Forty, Winifred L.

Price: £8.08

Publisher: Oxford, Willprint: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 467706

ISBN: 0951754904

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. No jacket. No. 92 of 500 copies hand-numbered and signed by author. Light edge-wear on hardcover. Page block and a few pages are lightly foxed. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info