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1 - Heritage An Anthology of English Poems
News Chronicle 1111 Soft Cover Very Good 
64pp, softback covers. Spots of foxing on foredge, previous owner's name on title page, otherwise clean. Wartime pocket sized anthology, of great poems previously printed in the 'News Chronicle' newspaper as a 'stimulus and solace' against Hitler. Now Rare. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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2 - My Pretty Picture Book Stories and Rhymes for Little Folk
Blackie 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Edith A Cubitt 
Probably circa 1900. Red cloth covered boards, faded to spine, with picture of children in green and cream. Many attractive colour illustrations, several by Edith A Cubitt, and engravings. Poems and stories for children. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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3 - Poems Of To-Day An Anthology
Sidgwick & Jackson 1926 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Reprint of the 1915 edition. 174pp, dark green cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Original owner's name on flyleaf, and she has written an extra poem on the flyleaf in pencil, small spots of foxing to flredge, otherwise internally clean. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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4 - Poems Of To-Day Second Series
Sidgwick & Jackson 1937 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
School Edition, with Notes by H R Hall. 174pp and 32pp Notes, brown cloth covered boards. Original owner's name on flyleaf, and she has written an extra poem on the back flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An influential anthology, first published in 1922. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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5 - The Albion Temperance Reciter
Frederick Warne & Co 1890 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
176pp, grey cloth covered boards with floral ornament in blue and black. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, several additional religious poems neatly pasted in to the preliminary and end pages, otherwise internally very clean. Poems and prose against the evils of drink. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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6 - The Annual Register or a View of the History Politics and Literature for the Year 1810
J Johnson W J and J Richardson R Baldwin Otridge and Sons J Sewell J Nichols F and C Rivington T Payne G and J Robinson et al 1811 First Edition Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 
A heavy book of 962pp, plus COntents pages. Leather boards, the front hinge shaky, with some loss to the leather cover to the bottom of the spine. Internally clean and well bound. As well as the events of the year in Europe and at home, including war in Portugal, Bonaparte's marriage, the regency, capture of Guadeloupe etc there are poems, extracts from books, history, inventions and an account of Southey's History of Brazil Edward Clarke's travels and the travels of Mirza Abu Talebkhan. 
Price: 36.50 GBP
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7 - The Mouse Family Nursery Rhymes
Brimax 1990 0861125886 / 9780861125883 Hard Cover Fine Pamela Storey 
3rd printing. Unpaginated, laminated colour illustrated boards. Full colour illustrations by Pamela Storey to well-known nursery rhymes. A clean copy. For children from 3 to 5 years. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 - Words Of Joy
Jarrold 1997 0711709653 / 9780711709652 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 
A small gift book of quotations about joy and happiness, with decorated pages and laminated boards. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise Fine, as new. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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9 A L Rowse, Gerald Pawle, Jane Meiring, James Harper et al Blackwood's Magazine Maga February 1978
William Blackwood 1978 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers. Internally clean. Includes A L Rowse on the poetry of John Betjeman, cricket writer by Gerald Pawle, Typhoon Country by James Harper etc. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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10 Aeschylus and Murray, Gilbert The Suppliant Women (Supplices)
George Allen & Unwin 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
101pp, green cloth covered boards wth gilt title, with one pale mark to front. Internally very clean and As New. A translation into English rhyming verse with Notes  
Price: 7.00 GBP
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11 Alexander, Michael (Translator) Beowulf A Verse Translation
Penguin 1973 0140442685 / 9780140442687 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
Translated and with an Introduction by Michael Alexander. 176pp, including the Notes, family tree, Index etc. the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers without creases. A very clean copy. A verse translation of Beowulf, and the Fight at Finsburgh. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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12 Alvarez, A (ed) The New Poetry An Anthology
Penguin 1973 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Revised edition. 247pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated sofback covers. Internally very clean and tight. Introduction, and a selection of poetry by Plath, Hughes, Larkin, Macbeth, Amis, Gunn, Hill, Porter, Lowell etc. 
Price: 1.25 GBP
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13 Alvarez, A and Fuller, Roy and Thwaite, Anthony Penguin Modern Poets 18 A Alvarez Roy Fuller ANthony Thwaite
Penguin 1970 0140421297 / 9780140421293 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
144pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated sofback covers. Internally very clean and tight. A selection to illustrate the three poets' characteristics in style and form 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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14 Anon (Mathias, Thomas James) The Pursuits of Literature A Satirical Poem in Four Dialogues with Notes
T Becket 1805 Full-Leather Very Good 
The 13th edition with the citations translated, and with passages added to the 1803 Preface. xxiv Preface and 574pp text. Leather covered boards, a little worn, and cracked to the front hinge. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, and his helpful hand written Index to the Characters to the back flyleaves, otherwise internally clean. Satires on contemporary authors, most of them Radicals. The author later became Librarian at Buckingham Palace. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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15 Armitage, Simon Kid
Faber 1999 0571202454 / 9780571202454 Mass Market Paperback As New  
85pp, illustrated covers. A clean, tight unread copy. 48 poems.  
Price: 2.50 GBP
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16 Arnold, Matthew The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold
Collins 1111 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Probably 1920s, dated from original owner's signature on flyleaf, though frontispiece and other sepia illustrations are dated 1908. Pocket sized. 434pp, dark red cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Some marginal notes, mainly in pencil but a couple in ink, so sold as a good 'reading copy'. Comes with a newspaper article about Arnold and his love for 'Marguerite'. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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17 Ash, Russell and Higton, Bernard (eds) Trees The Glories of Nature
Aurum 1989 1854100742 / 9781854100740 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Jacket 
A small book with laminated illustrated boards. The right hand pages have a full page colour illustration, and the left hand pages have a classic poem about trees. A very clean copy. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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18 Avebury, Lord The Pleasures of Life
Macmillan 1930 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Caravan Library ediition. 252pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title, a little faded to spine. Internally clean. Essays on how to find happiness - home, health, nature, poetry, music, love, work etc. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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19 Ayres, Pam Some More Of Me Poetry
Galaxy Records 1976 0950477419 / 9780950477411 First Edition Soft Cover Fine  
Laminated card covers, with a photograph of the author. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Her second book of funny poems  
Price: 1.50 GBP
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20 Ayres, Pam Some Of Me Poetry
Galaxy Records 1976 0950477400 / 9780950477404 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good  
Laminated card covers, a little faded to spine, with a photograph of the author. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Her first book of funny poems  
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