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Image for Songs of Glenshee And Other Poems.

Songs of Glenshee And Other Poems.

By: ASHMORE, Lady:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, T. N. Foulis Ltd. 1924 1st:

Seller ID: 82340


Hardback, green cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches. Gilt lettering to spine and front. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some slight rubbing to edges. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 83pp + 1pp cat. View more info

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Storm Song, And Other Poems. SIGNED COPY.

By: BARKAS, Pallister;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews, 1912 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78148


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 ins. Dark grey paper covered boards lettered in black on front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, spine darkened, free endpapers darkened, Author’s dedicatory inscription to front “to James Stewart, with Compliments, Pallister Barkas 1916.” Some light foxing to title page and a few other pages, else a clean and tight copy. 71pp. View more info

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Dilemma Signed.

By: BHARANY, Chhote;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dehli. Clarion Books 1981 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76877


Hardback. Size approx 10 x 7 ins. Plain canvas covers with brown lettering to spine and front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Rubbing and darkening to edges. Not price clipped). Some minor rubbing and marks to edges of cloth. Signed dedicatory inscription to front endpaper by Author. Else a very clean and tight copy. 123pp. With b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Satires, Epistles and Art of Poetry of Horace Translated into English Verse.

By: BOSCAWEN, William:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale, 1797:

Seller ID: 79358


Hardback, approx 9 x 5 inches. In full speckled dark calf leather binding, raised and gilt banding and decoration to spine with black leather label lettered in gilt, gilt paneled boards. Gilt dentelles, Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, corners slightly bumped. Ends of spine rubbed and slightly chipped at top. Small split started at bottom of rear hinge and small splits started at both ends of front hinge. Booklabel to front “Rev. H. Stangways.” A couple of minor handling/thumb marks else inside pages all very clean and tight. 559pp. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Selections From... In Two Volumes.

By: BROWNING, Robert,

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. 1878:

Seller ID: 74294


Two Volumes. Fourth edition. Size approx 5 x 7 inches. Highly decorative bound in red morocco leather with gilt edging and banding to cover and spine. Spines with gilt lettering and raised bands. Full gilt edging to page edges. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. A couple of minor bumps to top corners. Boards have some darkened spots/ marks. Light foxing to endpapers else inside pages clean and tight. Else very good clean, tight copies. 348 & 371pp. View more info

Image for North Coast and Other Poems With Illustrations,... Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Signed by the Author.

North Coast and Other Poems With Illustrations,... Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Signed by the Author.

By: BUCHANAN, Robert:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, 1868 1st ed. Presentation Copy.:

Seller ID: 78881


Hardback, approx 9 x 6.5 inches. Thick beveled boards in maroon decorative cloth binding; gilt decorative lettering and extensive blue & gilt design and embossed decoration to spine and boards. All page edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped and nicked, some rubbing and nicks to cloth at ends of spine. Some minor rubbing to edges and to top edge on rear board. Slight fading to spine, small chip to cloth nr bottom of rear spine edge. Endpapers bright, Author’s dedicatory inscription to front “To W.G. Wylie, with the affectionate regards of R... View more info

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Verses & Translations. With an Introduction by Owen Seaman. ‘Red Letter Library.’

By: CALVERLEY, Charles Stuart;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd. 1906 repr:

Seller ID: 74617


4 x inches. In green cloth with decorative gilt to front and spine. Top page edges gilt. Decorative endpapers. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, neat inscription to front endpaper. Inside pages clean and tight. Bookseller label “G.J. Glaisher, Notting Hill Gate” to rear endpaper. 184pp. View more info

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Another Book of Sussex Verse Signed.

By: COOK, C. F.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sussex, Combridges, 1928:

Seller ID: 78950


7 x 4.5 inches. Limp navy blue leather covers with gilt lettering to spine & front in illustrated paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW minor rubbing to ends of spine, some dark marks, in protective sleeve.) Soime minor rubbing to edges of leather, editor’s inscription to front “Mrs Warren Pearl with much respect C.F. Cook 1936.” Else a very clean & tight copy. 236pp. With and photo-engraved frontispeice. View more info

Image for The Song of Love With Decoration by Dora M. Batty.

The Song of Love With Decoration by Dora M. Batty.

By: DAVIES, W. H.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1926 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80728


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Purple marbled paper covers with paper title labels to spine and front. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges and corners rubbed, spine darkened. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine on boards. Partial darkening to endpapers. Page edges rough cut with some slight darkening to outermost edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 61pp. View more info

Image for Mary Tudor, An Historical Drama, The Lamentation of Ireland. And Other Poems.

Mary Tudor, An Historical Drama, The Lamentation of Ireland. And Other Poems.

By: DE VERE (Bart.), Sir Aubrey;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: William Pickering. London. 1847:

Seller ID: 74623


Approx 4 x 7 inches. In dark red/purple morocco leather binding with embossed decoration to outer boards, raised banding to spine. Gilt lettering and decorative inner board edging. Full gilt page edging. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Boards faded, spine darkened. Some rubbing to edges. Minor foxing to endpapers, neat inscription and owners label to front endpaper. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 456pp. View more info

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Poems On Several Occasions. In Two Volumes.

By: GAY, JOHN:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, W. Strahan, R. Horsfield, S. Crowder &c. &c... 1775:

Seller ID: 79078


2 Vols; Demy 8vo. 7 x 4 inches. Full calf leather bindings with raised banding and gilt numbering to spines. In very good conditions. Corners bumped and rubbed ,spines darkened, ends of spines nicked and hinges cracked. Some marks/chips to boards. Minor darkening to endpapers, neat penned initial to corner of title pages. Some minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight. Plates clean and bright. 260 & 272pp. Illustrated with 8 full-page engraved plates including frontis to vol.1. View more info

Image for Plays Written By John Gay, Viz. The Captives, A Tragedy. The Beggar’s Opera. Polly, Achilles, The Distrss’d Wife, The Rehersal at Gotham. Prefixed an account of the life and writings of the author.

Plays Written By John Gay, Viz. The Captives, A Tragedy. The Beggar’s Opera. Polly, Achilles, The Distrss’d Wife, The Rehersal at Gotham. Prefixed an account of the life and writings of the author.

By: GAY, JOHN:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, W. Strahan, T. Lowndes, T. Caslon, W. Griffin &c &c... 1772:

Seller ID: 81349


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In polished mottled full calf leather binding, lettering to red leather spine label, raised banding and gilt decorations and paneled boards. Marbled endpapers, yellow page edging. In very good condition. Slight fading to spine and label. Some minor rubbing to edges. Neat inscription to top of title page “Hill, London, 1861.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 359pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. View more info

Image for Stories and Poems. Selected and Edited with an Introduction and Notes by William Macdonald.

Stories and Poems. Selected and Edited with an Introduction and Notes by William Macdonald.

By: HARTE, BRET:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947:

Seller ID: 77543


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Modern blue leather half-binding, with dark blue cloth boards, blue leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and decoration to spine. Contemporary dark blue endpapers. In very good condition. In new contemporary covers. Some darkening and minor spots to outer page edges, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 638pp. View more info

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The Unpublished Poems of Stephen Haggard

By: HASSALL, CHRISTOPHER:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Leeds, Salamander Press, 1945 1st Limited Edition (of 350 copies.):

Seller ID: 81301


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5 inches. Half bound marbled paper and vellum binding to spine, with gilt lettering to vellum edge on front. In very good near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 36pp. View more info

Image for The Chained Titan. A Poem of Yesterday and To-Day.

The Chained Titan. A Poem of Yesterday and To-Day.

By: HOLE, W. G.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons, 1910 1st,:

Seller ID: 78351


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5.5 ins. In red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, beveled boards. Gilt top page edges. In very good condition. Some minor fading to spine with some small white spots to front of cloth. Some light foxing spots to endpapers and title page, a couple of minor spots to pages, some pages still uncut at edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 104pp + 2pp cat. View more info

Image for Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. With Forty-Two Illustrations.

Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. With Forty-Two Illustrations.

By: HOWITT, WILLIAM:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Third Edition, n.d. ca1873:

Seller ID: 79547


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full polished light brown calf Leather binding, gilt paneled boards, raised and gilt banding to spine, with lettering to green leather spine label and gilt decorations. Marbled edges and endpapers. Binding by BICKERS AND SON. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Some minor darkneing and rubbing to spine, slight fading to top edges of boards. Monogrammed bookplate to front endpaper, with neat inscription to next page “Walter M... with his wifes love and best wishes, 1873.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 70... View more info

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Always Adam.

By: JENNETT, Sean;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber 1963 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76033


Size approx 9 x 6 ins. Hardback in orange/terracotta cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, tear to rear. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to cloth, slight darkening to endpaper. Neat pencil inscriptions (quotes) to half title, title and rear endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. Pages rough cut. 64pp. Contemporary poetry from an author with a Celtic background. View more info

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Painted Things and Other Poems Signed.

By: LOCHHEAD, Marion C.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Gowans and Gray Ltd., 1929 1st:

Seller ID: 78620


Hardback 7.5 x 5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and light green paper covered boards. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to ends of spine. Boards faded. Endpapers slightly darkened with neat inscription to front “Sylvia, from Marion, Michaelmas 1951.” Signed by author on main title page. Pages very clean and tight throughout. 64pp. View more info

Image for The Battles of Dunbar & Prestonpans, and Other Selected Poems (New and Old). With A.L.S.

The Battles of Dunbar & Prestonpans, and Other Selected Poems (New and Old). With A.L.S.

By: LUMSDEN, James:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Haddington, William Sinclair, 1896 1st:

Seller ID: 78615


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In maroon pebbled cloth binding with gilt decorative lettering to spine, gilt vignette of ‘horse rider’ and authors name to front. In very good condition. Spine faded, some rubbing to corners. Endpapers darkened else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Authors signed letter loose to front, addressed to ‘Sir Walter H. Dalrymple’, dated Dec 28th 1894. 238pp. With a b&w photographic frontis, and decorative tail and letterpieces. View more info

Image for Gathered Grace A Short Selection of George Macdonald’s Poems. with a Biographical Sketch. Compiled by E. Yates, Foreword by L. Coulson & with Wood Engravings by Nora S. Unwin.

Gathered Grace A Short Selection of George Macdonald’s Poems. with a Biographical Sketch. Compiled by E. Yates, Foreword by L. Coulson & with Wood Engravings by Nora S. Unwin.

By: MACDONALD, G: YATES, Elizabeth: COULSON: UNWIN:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons, No Date, ca 1938 1st ed.:

Seller ID: 78989


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt to spine and front. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW spine darkened, top edge rubbed with minor tear.) Partial darkening to front endpaper with neat inscription “To Mother in loving gratitude from Agatha & Harry, 1938.” A couple of loose newpaper clippings in front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 129pp. Illustrated with B&W Wood Engravings by Nora S. Unwin. View more info