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A Chaplet of Pearls: Rhymes & Fragments, Ancient & Modern Verse

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Eundall & Addey: 1851

Seller ID: 506056

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket; mylar protected). Unpaginated. Poems, with bright gilt and colour decorations, illustrations and rulings - charming examples of their kind. Boards and spine are slightly scuffed; corners are a little bumped and worn. Gilt page block is marked. Early and late page edges are marked. Foxing throughout. Binding slightly weak at lower portion at some points; pages remain sound. Occasional minor nick or chip to page edges; two or three longer, more significant tears on pages, though never obscuring text. Content is clear throughout. TS View more info

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Favourite Fables for Tiny Tots

By: N/A

Price: £69.00

Publisher: London, Wells Gardner Darton & Co: 1899

Seller ID: 506301

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. No dust jacket; printed boards. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Penned inscription on F.E.P.. Cover has slight edge wear to spined ends, with corners slightly bumped. Pages are gilt-edged, with last three pages having separated from binding. Text fine. RB 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

Fifty Love Poems: Poems in Catalan

By: ABELLO, Montserrat; ABELLO, Montserrat (trans.); Jutglar, Ester Pou (ed.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Francis Boutle Publishers: 2014

Seller ID: 505205

ISBN: 1903427843

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Introductory text in English; poems in Catalan with facing English translation. Minor wear at points on covers; interior excellent, with clean, sound pages and clear text. TS 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


Minor nick and edgewear to the jacket. View more info

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White Coat, Purple Coat: Collected Poems 1948-1988

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 505730

ISBN: 0091726441

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart, dated 1989. Slight marking on page block foot and spine head slightly shelf-worn. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Dannie Abse: Selected Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 505866

ISBN: 091012007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First Edition. First Print. Very good condition. From the collection of Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F E P and dated March 1970. In unclipped dust jacket, with inner jacket tanned and scuffed on spine head. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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A Small Desperation

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 506192

ISBN: 0090875109

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated August 1968. In unclipped dust jacket, with sunned spine, and tanned to back. Printing blurred on dust jacket. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Funland and Other Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Seller ID: 506193

ISBN: 0091147506

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated February 1973. In unclipped dust jacket, sunned to spine, tanned on back and with nicks to upper edge. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Poetry Supplement Compiled By Dannie Abse for the Poetry Book Society Christmas '75

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Poetry Book Society: 1975

Seller ID: 506455

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of Poet Gavin Ewart. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Remembrance of Crimes Past: Poems 1986-1989

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1990

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506638

ISBN: 0091743168

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his penned annotations on several pages. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart. Pages tanned on edges. Text fine. RB View more info

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Thirteen Poets Christmas 1972

By: Abse, Dannie (ed.)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Poetry Book Society: 1972

Seller ID: 506847

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Thirteen Poets Christmas 1972

By: Abse, Dannie (ed.)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Poetry Book Society: 1972

Seller ID: 506848

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Faint mark on front cover. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Love Feast

By: Ackroyd, Graham

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, The Landsdowne Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 505461

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. First Edition. First Print. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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New Measure: A Quarterly Magazine of Poetry

By: Aczel, John; Jay, Peter (eds.)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Donald Parsons: 1965

Seller ID: 506293

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Slight scuffing to spine and spine head and foot. Front cover has shelf wear near spine and is creased at upper right corner. Pages 21-22 each have a small mark. Text fine. RB View more info

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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

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Selected Poems

By: Adcock, Fleur

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 506832

ISBN: 0192119540

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated July 1983. In unclipped dust jacket, with slight shelf-wear. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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High Tide in the Garden

By: Adcock, Fleur

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 506834

ISBN: 0192118072

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated June 1971. In unclipped dust jacket, tanned inside and out, and with shelf wear front and back. Jacket also with edgewear on upper edges and lower back edge, and closed-tear in centre upper front and slight nicks in centre on back. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Hotspur

By: Adcock, Fleur

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, Bloodaxe Books: 1986

Seller ID: 506835

ISBN: 01852240016

Condition: Very Good


Staple boud paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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The Scenic Route

By: Adcock, Fleur

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1974

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506838

ISBN: 0192118439

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart. Cover spine slightly discoloured and worn. Rear cover upper corner slightly dog-eared, affecting last few pages. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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The Oxford Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry

By: Adcock, Fleur

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Auckland, Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 506944

ISBN: 0195580923

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F E P and dated April 1983. Slight shelf-marking to front and back cover, slight crease down spine, and spine-head slightly scuffed. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

The Bookman Treasury of Living Poets, Part 1

By: Adcock, St. John [Editor]

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Butler & Tanner: 1927

Edition: School Edition

Seller ID: 010061

Condition: Good


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One Evening of Light Mist in London

By: Adlard, John

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Scotland, The Tragara Press: 1980

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 505850

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. Limited Edition. No.94 of 145 copies From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F E P and dated October 1981. Signed and dedicated by author. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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A Letter to Emiko

By: Adlard, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Perdix Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506218

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated note by author to Ewart laid-in, dated October 1984. Tanning and foxing to front cover, back cover with edge wear near spine head and mark at upper edge. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

Lays of Modern Oxford

By: Adon

Price: £15.92

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, A. Thomas Shrimpton and Son: 1887

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 105384

Condition: Good


Tooling and gilt lettering on front. Darkening to spine, chips to head and tail of spine, lightly rubbed corners of cover, soiling to top of page block, front and back inner paper hinges beginning to split, text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

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A Gaggle of Verses

By: Adrian, Vonna

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Bits Press: 1988

Seller ID: 506547

ISBN: 0933248091

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Slightly scuffed at spine ends. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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The Collected Poems of James Agee

By: Agee, James; Fitzgerald, Robert (ed.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1968

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated

Seller ID: 506490

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by publisher Lincoln Kirstein (publisher of author's earlier poem Hound and Horn) to Ewart. No dust jacket; printed boards. Spine slightly cocked, edge wear to spine ends and corners. Pages rough cut and slightly tanned. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

Reason and the Origin: The Relativity of Science and Poetry

By: Ahmed, Shofi

Price: £1.60

Publisher: London, New Millennium: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 099008

ISBN: 1858450799

Condition: Very Good


text clean and tight View more info

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Shikwah, Jawab-I-Shikwah (Representation and Reply): English Rendering, Transliteration with Comparative Urdu Text

By: Akhtar, Sultan Zahur

Price: £17.69

Publisher: Pakistan, Iqbal Academy Pakistan: 2011

Seller ID: 447098

ISBN: 9694160286

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket (third edition) in good condition. Boards are marked; spine ends are bumped; pages are clean and sound. TS View more info

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Songs of the Tired Guard

By: al-Haidari, Buland; al-Udhari, Abdullah (trans.)

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, TR Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 505946

ISBN: 0950406848

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. First Edition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated May 1978. No notable flaws. Pages are clean and sound, text is clear. TA View more info

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Voice Without Passport

By: al-Udhari, Abdullah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Menard Press: 1974

Seller ID: 506327

ISBN: 0903400049

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. With tanned spine, a few marks front (scuffs) and back, and label on front cover lower right corner. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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A Mirror for Autumn: Modern Arab Poetry

By: al-Udhari, Abdullah

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Menard Press: 1974

Seller ID: 506328

ISBN: 0903400057

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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31 Pocket Poems

By: Albert-Birot, Pierre

Price: £18.05

Publisher: Black River Falls, Wisconsin, USA, Obscure Publications: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Translator

Seller ID: 473258

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. No. 55 of 60 limited, hand-numbered editions. Signed and dedicated by translator Barbara Wright on title page. Covers are lightly marked, scored and edge-worn. Minor bumps throughout pages. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Destruction of Cathedrals and Other Poems

By: Aldan, Daisy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Paris and New York, Two Cities Press: 1963

Seller ID: 493114

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Covers are lifting slightly; exterior faintly sunned, with a few minor marks. Text is clear throughout, and binding is sound. Errata slip laid in. TS View more info

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Poems for Broken Hearts

By: Alexander, Gabriela

Price: £5.70

Publisher: Gabriela Alexander: 2007

Seller ID: 453064

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound paperback in very good condition, with light exterior shelfwear in places, and a minor abrasion on rear spine side. Text is clear throughout on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

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Sons of Ezra: British Poets and Ezra Pound

By: Alexander, Michael; McGonigal, James (eds.)

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Amsterdam / Atlanta, GA, Editions Rodopi B.V.: 1995

Seller ID: 495601

ISBN: 9051838409

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. DQR Studies in Literature; 17. CM View more info

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Not Just Another Pile of Bricks

By: Allard, J. C.; Prochak. M. S. (eds.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Colchester, Ampersand Press: 1982

Seller ID: 506453

ISBN: 0907947018

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. Limited Edition of 300. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. With slight edge wear to spine head. Pages and text fine. Some of the contributors: Katherine Raine; Mick Gower; Craig Raine; Andrew Motion; Blake Morrison; Tony Curtis; Alan Jenkins; Wendell Berry; Pippa Little et al. RB View more info

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The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara

By: Allen, Donald (ed.)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Seller ID: 492817

ISBN: 0394439015

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. First edition, second impression. Introduction by John Ashbery. The boards and spine are marked, faded and worn. Foxing on the page block head; small pen mark on the page block foot. Interior very good, with clean pages and sound binding. CM View more info

The Brown Parrots of Providencia

By: Allen, Fergus

Price: £2.87

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015538

ISBN: 0571170110

Condition: Very Good


The author's poetry ranges in manner from sombre reflections on the loneliness and bestiality of human experience to the exuberance shown in his persuasive fantasy of Guinness's Brewery considered as the Garden of Eden View more info

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Salmon: No 12, Summer 1985

By: Allen, M. G.; Lendennie, Jessie; O' Riada, MICHEAL

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Galway, Salmon Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 506819

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Page edges slightly tanned. Text fine. RB View more info

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The Salmon: No. 10, Summer 1984

By: Allen, M. G.; Lendennie, Jessie; O' Riada, MICHEAL

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Galway, The Salmon: 1984

Seller ID: 506820

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. A couple of minor creases on front cover, and front cover upper corner slightly scuffed. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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The Salmon: No. 13, Autumn 1985

By: Allen, M. G.; Lendennie, Jessie; O' Riada, MICHEAL

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Galway, Salmon Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 506821

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Cover with slight shelf-wear and a couple of minor creases. Pages with tanning to edges. Text fine. RB View more info

Hope for a Man Named Jimmie and Grand Illusion Joe

By: Allen, Richard

Price: £9.56

Publisher: Wollongong Univesity, NSW, Australia, Five Islands Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 206298

ISBN: 1875604073

Condition: Good


Clean, bright and tight. View more info

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The Ballad Book

By: Allingham, William (ed.)

Price: £34.20

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1872

Seller ID: 451323

Condition: Acceptable


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Acceptable condition. Leather binding. Edges of boards are worn and rubbed. Dark stain on lower leading corner of rear board. Spine is worn and rubbed, particularly at ends. Leading corners are worn, bumped and split. Foxing at front and rear, and minor foxing throughout. Names of two former owners are penned on FEP and title page. Text is clear throughout. AF View more info