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Vernon Watkins: Selected Poems 1930-1960

By: Watkins, Vernon

Price: £21.60

Publisher: London, U.K., Faber and Faber Limited: 1967

Seller ID: 417820

Condition: Good


Paperback. First edition. Signed dedication, quite possibly by Vernon Watkins, on first title page. Covers are rather sunned. Covers have numerous small indentations and surface scratches. One or two small surface marks on rear cover. Spine is slightly cocked and rather creased. Some wear to leading corners. Very minor bumping to lower leading corners of last few pages. Binding is sound, pages are tight and text is clear. AF View more info

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Affinities

By: Watkins, Vernon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 507329

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover without jacket. First edition. Very few minor imperfections on boards; previous owner's name penned on FEP; small bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Pages are clean and sound - text is clear throughout. TS View more info

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Cypress and Acacia

By: Watkins, Vernon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 507330

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover without jacket. First edition. Spine lettering is slightly scuffed; previous owner's name penned on FEP; small bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Minor crease on two or three pages. Pages are sound and text is clear throughout. TS View more info

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Kanshi: The Poetry of Ishikawa JOZAN and Other Edo-Period Poets

By: Watson, Burton (trans.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1990

Seller ID: 508826

ISBN: 0865474354

Condition: Very Good


Very good paperback with clean, sound pages. TS View more info

Ode on the day of the Coronation of King Edward VII.

By: WATSON, William

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London/New York, John Lane: the Bodley Head: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018614

Condition: Good


36pp., quarterbound in cloth and paper., uncut. cnrs. bumped, edges worn. View more info

Lyric Love - an Anthology

By: Watson, William (editor)

Price: £5.10

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 142564

Condition: Very Good


General shelf wear to spine, corners and edges. Outer corners are rolled inwards slightly. Front cover has a few tiny speckles of white paint, minor smudges, and a creased lower right corner. Spine shows sunning, and light wear top and tail. Brown spotting is present inside both covers and on the protective tissue paper for the title page, (which has a print of an engraving of cherubs, one of whom is lacking in social graces!). Brown spotting is absent in the rest of the book and on page blocks. Dedication in pen on FEP "To Kathleen. with love from Ethel. October 18th 1904." Not... View more info

One Man's Meter: Poems By W. W. Watt

By: Watt, W.W.

Price: £6.37

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1959

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 250566

Condition: Good


Jacket is quite grubby, with edge-wear, and tears on upper front corner and upper and lower spine. Jacket is faded and marked. Hardcover has faded and marked boards, with grubby upper edges. Author has signed a dedication on the first page, and also written on the title page. The binding remains in good condition, the pages are clean and the text is clear. TH. View more info

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The Lay of the Nibelung Men

By: Way, Arthur S.

Price: £8.55

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1911

Seller ID: 448217

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Good condition. Several bumps, scores and marks on boards. Boards and spine are grubby. Spine ends and leading corners are bumped. Pages are rough-cut, and most pages are uncut. Pastedowns and endpapers are foxed; slight foxing at one or two further points. One or two marks on pages. Binding is very slightly visible near rear. Text is clear. AF View more info

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Clerihews

By: Waynefleet, John (ed.)

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Rampant Lions Press: 1946

Seller ID: 506998

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. -Second edition revised and enlarged- Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F E P and dated November 1981. Cover shelf-marked, with slightly scuffed spine ends. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Sunbeams

By: Weatherly, F.E.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hildesheimer & Faulkner: 1900

Seller ID: 488323

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. No publication date stated; it was not published in 1900. The boards are marked and worn with splits and loss to the edges and leading corners. The spine is worn with frayed ends. Foxing on the page block and pages throughout. Faint creases on the FEP. The binding is slightly visible at one or two points. All text and illustrations are clear. CM View more info

In American: Poems

By: Weaver, J.V.A.

Price: £15.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1921

Seller ID: 423995

Condition: Good


Hardcover. First edition. Contains a dedication to Robert Graves by Randolph T. Weaver on front endpaper. Dust jacket is extremely worn, torn, faded and grubby; front and rear of jacket have become completely detached and most of jacket spine is missing. Edges of boards and spine are very worn and rubbed. Leading corners are extremely worn. Pages are slightly rough-cut. Minor foxing at beginning and end of item. Binding is sound, pages are tight and text is clear throughout. AF View more info

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Poems and the Spring of Joy

By: Webb, Mary

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1928

Seller ID: 504911

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Second impression (1929). Foreword by Walter de la Mare; The Collected Works of Mary Webb 5. Price-clipped jacket is tanned and slightly marked. Edges are worn and nicked; loss at extremities, most notably at spine foot. Boards are slightly marked and worn. Page block is tanned and foxed. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. A few instances of foxing within; all text is clear. TS View more info

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Four Seasons

By: Weeks, Stephen

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 506298

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. First Edition. 200 copies in this edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

By: Weiner, Joshua (ed.)

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 2009

Seller ID: 487638

ISBN: 0226890449

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. The lightest of wear to some corners; one minor mark on page block; otherwise in excellent condition throughout with clean, sound pages and clear text. TS View more info

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Fireweeds: Poems

By: Weiss, Theodore

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 505707

ISBN: 0020710003

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart, dated Aug. 1980. Cover faded on spine, with shelf wear and slightly dog-eared front cover corners, and crease at lower corner. Slight nick to centre of lower front cover, and crease on rear cover near lower corner. A few page corners are slightly dog-eared. Text fine. RB View more info

Power and Self-Consciousness in the Poetry of Shelley

By: Welburn, Andrew J.

Price: £18.47

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1986

Seller ID: 096841

ISBN: 0333396790

Condition: Good


rubbing along the edges and ends of the cover and some sunning along the edges. some pencil underlining and markings. easily removed. View more info

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Blood and Dreams

By: Welch, John

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, Reality Street Editions: 1992

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 417789

ISBN: 0950701874

Condition: Good


Paperback. A few light scores on covers. Spine and spine sides are faded. Light wear on spine head. Upper leading corners are creased, affecting pages. A few minor marks on page block. Penned dedication by author on title page. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Desert Wells

By: Wellesley, Dorothy

Price: £7.30

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025458

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-library. First edition. Slightly damaged corners. Library sticker on front board and stamp of Rohampton College on FEP. Text is clear throughout. View more info

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Anna Akhmatova: Her Poetry

By: Wells, David N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Berg: 1996

Seller ID: 489760

ISBN: 185973099X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Stratford Poets: Book 3

By: Wells, John; Payne, Jonathan Aidan; Huddie, Patrick (eds.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: UK, Stratford Poets: 1982

Seller ID: 506314

ISBN: 095064952X

Condition: Very Good


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

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Eternal Moment: Selected Poems

By: WeOres, SAndor; Dixon, Alan; Vajda, MiklOs

Price: £29.00

Publisher: New Rivers Press: 1988

Seller ID: 486557

ISBN: 0898231019

Condition: Good


Paperback. Spine is very faintly sunned and worn; corners are a little bent. Page block and early and late pages are slightly tanned and foxed. Text and illustrations are clear, and binding is sound throughout. TS View more info

Formal Aspects of Medieval German Poetry: A Symposium

By: Werbow, Stanley N. (ed.)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1969

Seller ID: 288383

ISBN: 0292784201

Condition: Good


Hardcover with lightly bumped spine ends and leading corners of front board. Dust jacket has lightly creased upper edge and faded spine. Age spotting to page block. Coloured head of page block. Slight age spotting to face egdes of early and final pages. Text remains clear, and binding is tight throughout. T View more info

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Formal Aspects of Medieval German Poetry: A Symposium

By: Werbow, Stanley N. (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, USA, University of Texas Press: 1969

Seller ID: 490077

ISBN: 0292784201

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Price-clipped jacket is lightly marked and edge-worn. Hardcover edges are lightly marked and worn. Spine foot is bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Horses of Falaise: Poems on the experiences of a fighting soldier in World War II

By: West, Victor

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, The Salamander Imprint: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 505523

ISBN: 0904632016

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed by author Victor West and dedicated to Gavin Ewart on half-title page ("To Gavin, in gratitude, Victor West. 1.11.75. From the Left of the Line to the Right of the Line, Salute."). Cover is slightly tanned on and around the spine. Content is clear throughout, remains in very good condition. TA View more info

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New Poems by James 1 of England from a Hitherto unpublished Manuscript (ADD. 24195) in the British Museum

By: Westcott, Allan F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press Inc: 1966

Seller ID: 487393

ISBN: B0006CPMWS

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in very good condition. From the collection of Roger Lockyer. Light wear and one or two faint marks on the boards. Pages are clean and sound; text is clear. CM View more info

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Come on, Let's Hear 'Em!

By: Weston, Harris

Price: £13.97

Publisher: Twickenham, Harris Weston: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 445896

Condition: Good


Staple-bound paperback in good condition. Signed at front cover. Price covered by pen on front cover. Light wear on spine. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

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Where the Arrow Falls

By: Wevill, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 505965

ISBN: 0333148312

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on F.E.P. and dated June 1973. In unclipped dust jacket, with sunned spine and scuff to spine head. A couple of small marks on page block head and nick to jacket at inner front flap upper edge. Jacket front has slight dent at spine side and a couple of small scuffs to side edge. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Every Day (Coyote Books)

By: Whalen, Philip

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Eugene, OR, USA, Coyote's Journal: 1965

Seller ID: 494917

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Coyote Book one. Fifty-four pages. Covers, spine and page block are marked, tanned and edge-worn. Leading corners of covers are creased, affecting pages. Some pages are lightly marked and tanned. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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21 Years of Poetry & Audience

By: Wharton, Tom; Brown, Wayne (eds.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Aquila Poetry: 1976

Seller ID: 506937

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart, with his name penned on FEP and dated October 1976. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

In Love and Song

By: Wheelock, John Hall

Price: £5.10

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Seller ID: 301093

ISBN: 068412498X

Condition: Good


Hardcover. A few minor marks and faded areas on jacket, which has lightly creased edges. Two nicks on rear upper edge of jacket. Leading corners and spine ends of jacket and hardcover are bumped. Page block head is slightly discoloured. Pages are sound and clean throughout volume, with all text and woodcut illustrations clear. TS View more info

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OHO!

By: Whistler, Laurence

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1946

Seller ID: 503401

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Good condition. Bumped corners. Cover edge wear. Spine faded and flaking, with loss at head and foot. Binding is weak at a few points. Text and illustrations unaffected. RB View more info

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God's Courtier: Configuring a Different Grace in George Herbert's Temple

By: White Singleton, Marion

Price: £11.17

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 445534

ISBN: 052133473X

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket in good condition. Boards are faintly marked; item is slightly cocked; spine ends are bumped. Penned notes at rear; penned underlining and marginalia throughout - text is legible throughout. TS View more info

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Early Christian Latin Poets

By: White, Carolinne

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: 498138

ISBN: 0415187834

Condition: Very Good


Paperback; unread shop stock; excellent condition throughout. TS View more info

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The Cold Wind of Dawn

By: White, Kenneth

Price: £49.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 503916

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Signed by author to Tom Maschler, renowned publisher and creator of the Booker ("To Tom, for making these poems into such a beautiful-looking book, Kenneth"). Jacket is slightly worn at corners and spine, with taped repair to small tear on front upper edge. Content is clear on sound, clean pages. Very good in good jacket. TS View more info

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The Cold Wind of Dawn

By: White, Kenneth

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Seller ID: 509404

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Discreet taped repair to jacket's spine foot. One slight mark on page block. Text is clear throughout; a very good copy. TS View more info

En Toute Candeur

By: White, Kenneth; Leyris, Pierre (trans.)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: France, Mercure De France: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 499241

Condition: Good


Paperback - signed and dedicated by author on first blank page. French language poetry with facing English translations. A few minor marks and one or two light creases on covers and sunned spine; minor shelfwear at points, with slight nick at spine foot. First two pages are lightly tanned; minor marks on half-title (ink imprint from author's message on previous page). Pages uncut at upper edges. TS View more info

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The London A-Z of Poems

By: Whiting, Nathan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: UK, Earthgrip Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 505500

ISBN: 0905341015

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. First Edition. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Tanning on inner pages at binding. Pages, text and illustrations fine. RB View more info

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The London A-Z Poems

By: Whiting, Nathan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Earthgrip Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506672

ISBN: 0905341015

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound paperback. First Edition. From an edition of 400 copies. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart. Cover shelf marked on back, with slight sunning on front upper edge. Spine ends bumped. Pages slightly tanned. Text fine. RB View more info

The Almond Tree and Other Poems

By: Whittaker, Joseph

Price: £15.92

Publisher: Woolwich, "Kentish Independent" Printing Works: 1931

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 285016

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket, signed and dedicated by author in ink on FEP (with later, light pencilled note above). A few faint marks on boards, with minor loss of gilt in one small area. One or two dents on edges; leading corners and spine ends are bumped. Page block, pastedowns and early and late pages are foxed, with a few less severe instances on pages in main body. All text is clear. TS View more info

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Caoir Gheal Leumraich: White Leaping Flame - Somhairle MacGill-Eain/Sorley MacLean

By: Whyte, Christopher; Dymock, Emma (eds.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Polygon: 2011

Seller ID: 508927

ISBN: 184697190X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Collected Poems in Gaelic with English Translations. Very good condition. In unclipped dust jacket. A few minor marks to page block. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

It's Funny About the Trees

By: Wigmore, Paul

Price: £3.83

Publisher: London, Autolycus Press: 1988

Seller ID: 288427

ISBN: 0903413965

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with a few superficial marks and scores on covers. Very light wear on leading corners, spine ends and one or two edges. All text and illustrations are clear, on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

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The Mind-Reader

By: Wilbur, Richard

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1977

Seller ID: 465274

ISBN: 0571110703

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. First UK edition. Covers are marked, tanned and worn. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Mind Reader: New Poems By Richard Wilbur

By: Wilbur, Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 505016

ISBN: 0571110703

Condition: Good


Paperback. Good condition. Second edition. Sunning on the cover. RB View more info

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Some Atrocities

By: Wilbur, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Bits Press: 1990

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506046

Condition: Very Good


Slim paperback. Very good condition. One of 300 copies in this edition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated on inside front cover by author to Ewart. Rear cover is tanned near spine from upper to lower edges. Pages are clean and sound, content is clear throughout. TA View more info

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Poems By Oscar Wilde, with The Ballad of Reading Gaol

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1924

Seller ID: 476941

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Sixteenth edition. Rex Whistler's first bookplate design on FEP. Bookplate belonged to Ronald Fuller, Whistler's friend and cataloguer. Annotations pencilled in Fuller's hand on title page and some pages within. Some stanzas of 'Reading Gaol' have been crossed over with pencil, yet still remain legible. Boards and spine are slightly marked, faded and edge-worn. Spine ends and leading corners are slightly bumped. One-and-a-half centimetre tear on spine head. Page block and rough-cut pages are tanned and marked. Bookseller's label and picture of Wilde glue... View more info

Pattern of Living: Poems (and a Little prose)

By: Wilkinson, Graham

Price: £5.10

Publisher: Southend-on-Sea, UK, Citizen: 1961

Seller ID: 075721

Condition: Very Good


Text clean, tight and bright. Slight wear to spine. Discreet stamp on FEP View more info

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Taliessin Through Logres

By: Williams, Charles

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1938

Seller ID: 491293

ISBN: 0198124112

Condition: Good


Hardcover (1972 printing). Jacket is sunned on spine and a little shelfworn, with one nicked corner and one taped repair. Correction fluid obscuring price on inner flap. One or two minor dents on boards beneath. Faint mark on FEP. Pen marks on copyright page. Pages in main body are clean and sound. TS View more info

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Inns of Love

By: Williams, Gwyn

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Swansea, Christopher Davies Ltd: 1970

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 506199

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good condition. From the collection of poet Gavin Ewart. Signed and dedicated by author to Ewart on F.E.P.. In unclipped dust jacket, with edge wear to spine ends and general tanning front and back. Cover with both spine ends and corners bumped. Jacket inner flaps are a little bowed. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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The Poems of Jonathan Swift: Volume I

By: Williams, Harold

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 477081

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition. Volume one, second edition. Minor marks, tanning and edgewear to the plastic protected jacket. Label on the price clipped front inner flap. Foxing on the page block and some pages. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

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The Poems of Jonathan Swift: Volume II

By: Williams, Harold

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 477082

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition. Volume two, second edition. Minor marks, tanning and edgewear to the plastic protected jacket. Label on the price clipped front inner flap. Foxing on the page block and some pages. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM View more info