Category: Poetry/War Poetry


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Selected Poems By A E

By: A E

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 105881

In original dustwrap, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, edgeworn, chipped, slight loss to head of spine of d/w. Slightly grubby. Decorated cloth, gilt and blindstamped after a design by Charles Ricketts. Slight bumping to bottom edge of board. Small neat Name/writing on front endpaper. Top edge of pages gilt. With a small intaglio printed portrait on the title page, tissue guarded. Slight offsetting to endpapers. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. 197PP. ; 105881; 8vo View more info

The Collected Poems of Roland Mathias

By: Adams, Sam (Complied and Edited by)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110007

Maroon red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. Dustjacket is Not clipped. A little light, negligible, shelfwear to the d/j covers - just a few light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light. The dustjacket has now been protected in a clear book plastic cover and looks Fine. No Inscriptions or Marks. (xvi) + 383 pp. Black and White Portrait Frontispiece. " Roland Mathias is one of the most... View more info

The Vision of Mirza (reprinted from the Spectator)

By: ADDISON, Joseph

Price: £18.00

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 108031

Printed under the direction of Bernard Rogers at the Merchant Venturers' Technical College School of Printing, Bristol. 14 point granjon, wood engraving by Capt T H Barnard, velvalur 88lb paper with velvide cover supplied by Samuel Jones and Co. 8pp. Clean blue card covers with sewn binding, clear titling to front cover. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black/white frontispiece. EXCELLENT COPY, CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 108031; 8vo View more info

Reflections Poems

By: Agni Vlavianos - Arvanitis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106147

Edges of card covers faded, pencil Name/writing on corner of rear cover. Text in both English and Greek. Privately published. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Excellent copy, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. 127pp, ; 106147; 4to (small) View more info

ARCHIBALD An Hilarious History

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London and Basingstoke, Macmillan Childrens Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50433

Comical story about "a curly-headed man. He lived in a wooden shack, his name was Archie Hackenback. His locks were long and carrot red, in curls, they twirled around his head." and about his 'hair' antics. All written and illustrated by the talented Jez Alborough. Unpaginated (30pp.), corners have some brumping, and a sm. marks to ther inner edge of the ffep. No Inscriptions and o/w pages clean, tight and mark-free. A Scarce Title.; 4to View more info

The Dandy-Andy Book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112802

Light Grey/Beige cloth covered boards with colour pictorial pastedown to the upper board surrounded with a tan coloured border and tan coloured titling. No dustjacket, but the book is now protected in a removable clear plastic cover. The covers are a little grubby with smudge marks, stains, spots, particularly to the spine/rear spine edge, but the front board and rear board are pretty clean - certainly there is no defect to the coloured onlay/titling. There are light fox... View more info

Welsh Dylan. An Exhibition to Mark the Twentieth Anniversary of the Poet's Death

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Welsh Arts Council: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106150

Sepia illustrations/photographs. Illustrated card covers, corners bumped/creased. NO INSCRIPTIONS, internally some light foxing spots/thumbing, overall CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 106150; 8vo Square View more info

The New Elstree Anthology of Contemporary Poets

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Elstree Poems:

Seller ID: 106598

no date, c 1960/70. Covers clean, slight creasing to corner, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 146pp, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "Poets are all who love, who feel great truths, and tell them; and the truth of truths is love - Browning"; 106598; 8vo View more info

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (no 12 in Little Blue Book series)

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Little Blue Book Co.,:

Seller ID: 106602

Covers a little stained, staples rusting, Name/writing on title page, 62pp, internally clean and bright. ; 106602; 8vo View more info

The Sound of the Horn. a Booklet of Verse About Hunting.

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106776

NOT PRICE CLIPPED, spotted/dusty but complete dustwrap, small price label to front of dustwrap, red boards with yellow spine, black title labels with bright gilt titling to front cover and to spine, corners and head/tail of spine slightly bumped, NO INSCRIPTIONS, a few roughly opened pages but overall an excellent clean bright copy. Illustrated title page, 81pp.; 106776; 8vo View more info


By: Anon

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107223

NOT PRICE CLIPPED, dustwrap slightly grubby, small stain to front of dustwrap, decorative paper covered boards (yellow/blue), small Name/writing on front endpaper, 63pp, hinges sound, internally excellent, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 107223; 8vo View more info

MARY OGILVIE A Tale of the Squires Experience and Other Tales of Interest (In the 'Cruikshank at Home' Series)

By: ANON (Illustrated by CRUIKSHANK) Probably by Isaac Robert Cruikshank.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James Blackwood & Co:

Edition: Presumed Reissue?

Seller ID: 60062

No Date but this is probably the 1877 reissue. (4) + 319 pp. With 8 full-page & various vignette b/w illustrations by Robert Cruikshank. In the original Burgundy pictorial cloth blocked in black and gold, a little rubbed, very sl. faded to the spine, and a small 'nibble' to the bottom of the rear board but overall a VG sound copy. This appears to be a reissue of the First Series of 'Cruikshank at Home' by Isaac Robert Cruikshank (and possibly with Robert Seymour and ... View more info

People Within. a New Collection of Poetry By Present Day Poets

By: Badham-Thornhill, Desmond (compiled by) Working with a Committee of Poets

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Gloucester, The Thornhill Press: 1973

Seller ID: 000044

Cloth Bound Boards. Good to Very Good/Chipped. First Edition. 8vo. With a foreword by Robert Armstrong. This is a collection of poetry about people by living poets, xome very well-known. Some are very young some much older. Includes work by Kathleen Raine, Laurie Lee, P J Kavanagh, Philip Larkin, Dannie Abse, Charles Causley and many many more. Alphabetical list of authors and their poems.; 000044 View more info

Vietnam Poems

By: Balaban, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Carcanet Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112260

Limited Edition of 600 Copies. Blue wrap card covers with black titling and decoration to the front cover. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 16 pp. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Fine' copy. "John Balaban is an American Poet and Authority on Vietnamese Literature." ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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The Poetry Book Society Anthology 1986/87

By: Barker, Jonathan (edited by)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113898

Lilac/red/blue/white card covers, a little rubbing to the front edge of the spine, o/w As New. Black/white frontispiece by Glen Baxter. Internally EXCELLENT, Unread / Untouched. Very Clean, Tight and Bright. 93 pp. Including the FIRST Appearance of 'Aubade' by PHILIP LARKIN, not previously published in book form, and 3 poems previously unpublished in the UK by Graham Greene, as well as works by many others, many also previously unpublished in book form. Contributors incl... View more info

Dafydd Ap Gwilym Fifty Poems

By: Bell H. Idris and David Bell (Translators & Editors)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 108487

'Buff' (beige-ish) boards with black titling to the spine. NO Dustjacket. In the series 'Y Cymmrodor' Volume XLVIII. The spine is lightly sunned and there is some foxing in the book and quite a few foxing spots to the page-edges, but otherwise the copy is in very good condition. There are a few neat pencil notes on the front pastedown and some light pencil underlining to the Introductory Essays, easily removable. A small neat former owner's name and date to the bottom of... View more info

Dafydd Ap Gwilym. Fifty Poems.

By: Bell H. Idris and David Bell (Translators & Editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 108747

In the Series 'Y Cymmrodor' - Volume XLVIII. 'Buff' (beige-ish) boards with black titling to the spine. In the Scarce Original publisher's lettered dustjacket. A few creases, chips and a couple of closed tears to the slightly marked d/j, which is overall VG+. The head/tail of the spine is lightly bumped and there are quite a few foxing spots to the page-edges, but otherwise the copy is in Excellent condition. There is a neat former owner's name and date to the ffep. (xx)... View more info

Cautionary Tales for Children Designed for the Admonition of Children Between the Ages of Eight and Fourteen Years


Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, DUCKWORTH:

Seller ID: 108030

Illustrated paper covered boards with sunned spine, edges and corners lightly bumped. Slight spotting/browning to endpapers. NO INSCRIPTIONS. No date. Hinges sound. 79pp. Profusley illustrated in black and white. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Classic collection of poetry that would now be considered "politcally incorrect" bur are great fun. Tales that warn children of what terrible things can happen when they tell lies or are naughty."; 108030; 8vo View more info

I Sang in My Chains . Essays and Poems in Tribute to Dylan Thomas

By: Bennett, Gilbert; Eryl Jenkins & Eurwen Price (edited by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Probably Swansea?, Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111778

In the original publisher's glossy decorated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Some light 'smudging' to the covers from sitting on a shelf and being handled but only seen if held up to the light - negligible - o/w Near 'As New'. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (viii) + 135 pp. Authors and the Essays/Articles/Poems include: - 'Memoirs' - Aeronwy Thomas; 'Portrait of a Friend' - Gwen Watkins; 'A Sweet Union' ? : 'Dylan Thomas and Post-War American Poetry' - M. Wynn Thomas & ... View more info

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Whirligig Pictures . (A Book of Transformation Pictures)

By: Bingham Clifton (with Verses by)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: c.1890s

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 111718

Green cloth backed spine and pictorial paper covered boards, with a lovely chromolithograph illustration of three (dressed) Kittens skipping with skipping ropes, to the upper cover and with a plain back. . No Date given but this is an Original late Victorian Transformation title - so c.1890s. The edges of the boards are scuffed, in places through to the cardboard. The rear board had some markings and is a bit grubby. A former owner has provided New plain cream endpapers.... View more info