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Soviet Literature 1971 No. 6

By: Dangulov, Savva (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Writers Union of the USSR: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7658

Condition: Very Good


192pp, illustrates soft covers with a couple of creases. colour and b + w illustrations.Fiction by Vladimir Popov, and poetry, literary criticism etc. Essays on Kozintsev's 'King Lear' and Harriet Beecher Stowe's letters to Russia. View more info

The Poets And Their Critics Chaucer to Collins

By: Davies, Hugh Sykes

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pelican: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5017

Condition: Good


222pp, edges now browning with age, blue and white softback cover. Some loss to top and bottom of spine, one mark to top edge, but internally clean and tight. Extracts from critics of Chaucer, Spenser, Donne, Milton Dryden, Pope, Gray and Collins etc. View more info

Epic and Sedition The Case of Ferdowsi's Shahnameh

By: Davis, Dick

Price: £26.50

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16690

ISBN: 155728251X

Condition: Fine


222pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with acrease to the front turnover flap. Traces of a paperclip indent to the flyleaf, otherwsie internally very clean. The author argues that the great Persian epic poem Shahnameh is far more than a patrotic record of kingly deeds. Text and Notes in English, Appendix in Persian. View more info

The Echoing Green Book I An Anthology

By: Day Lewis , Cecil (editor)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Basil Blackwell: 1950

Seller ID: 15498

Condition: Good


101pp, cloth covered softback covers with leaf and bird pattern. Ex school copy - school ownership slip with pupils' names to title page, a couple of stamps, otherwise a clean copy. An anthology of poetry for children aged 11 to 14 years. View more info

Persian Sufi Poetry An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Poems

By: De Bruijn, J T P

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Curzon: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16691

ISBN: 0700703128

Condition: Very Good


142pp, illustrated softback covers with a light crease to the spine. Internally clean and tight. A readable introduction to Persian Islamic Sufi poetry, including the development of of the tradition, the relation of Sufism and literature, and the four main genres - the epigram, the homiletic poem, love poetry and symbolic narrative. View more info

Tom Moore The Irish Poet

By: De Vere White, Terence

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12801

ISBN: 0241896223

Condition: Fine


281pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete and Near Fine. Internally very clean. A biography of the poet, who was Byron's friend and first biographer. View more info

Poemes Choisis

By: De Vigny, Alfred Edited By E Allison Peers

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Manchester: 1930

Seller ID: 14402

Condition: Very Good


111pp, blue cloth covered boards. Introduction and Notes in English, Text in French. Previous owner's name to inner board, school stamp to flyleaf, otherwise clean. Part of the Manchester University Modern Language Texts series. View more info

Betjeman Country

By: Delaney, Frank

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hodder, Murray: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5876

ISBN: 0340341513

Condition: Fine


Tall format, 233pp. Illustrated dustjacket is priceclipped but otherwise complete. B + w photographs.Internally clean. An affectionate journey through many of the places immortalised in John Betjeman's poetry - Highgate, Cornwall, Marlborough, 'metro-land' etc. View more info

Verses By Ethel M Dell

By: Dell, Ethel M

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1923

Seller ID: 9737

Condition: Very Good


A pocket sized book of 37pp. Soft green suede covers, a little curled to the corners, with gilt title. Gilt top edge. Decorated red initial letters to the poems. Gift inscription dated 1929 to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Poetry written by the famous novelist. View more info

John Dryden

By: Dobree, Bonamy

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15662

Condition: Very Good


48pp, soft covers. File holes neatly punched near the spine, not affecting the text, otherwise clean. Published for the British Council and The National Book League in the series Writers and Their Work. The life, plays and poetry, criticism and bibliography of John Dryden. View more info

Poems

By: Donne, John

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Dent: 1968

Seller ID: 15878

ISBN: 0460018671

Condition: Very Good


Everman edition, edited and with an Introduction by Hugh L'Anson Fausset. 290pp, illustrated softback covers with no creases. Dark spots of foxing to foreedge, otherwise internally very clean and tight. View more info

Seven Supreme Poets

By: Downes, Robert P

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Charles H Kelly: 1111

Seller ID: 16094

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1910 - 1920s. 336pp, brown cloth covered boards with marks to the edges, with blue spine, now darkened, decorated with gilt leaves. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf removed, half title has gift inscription from the author's sister, occasional spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. An account of the works of Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Shakespeare and Milton View more info

Poems of John Dryden

By: Dryden, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1934

Seller ID: 16080

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition, with an Introduction by Bonamy Dobree. 288pp, pale green cloth covered boards, a little darkened with age, with gilt ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. Includes songs from the plays, Epistles, Elegies, Prologues and Epilogues Translations etc. View more info

Dramatic Essays by John Dryden

By: Dryden, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16132

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition, circa 1910, with an Introduction by William Henry Hudson. 299pp, brown cloth covered boards, with gilt ornament and a little wear to the edges of the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A couple of marks to margins, otherwise internally clean. Includes An Essay of Dramatic Poesy, Nature and Dramatic Art etc View more info

Dryden's Essay Of Dramatic Poesy

By: Dryden, John and Nichol Smith, D

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1111

Seller ID: 399

Condition: Very Good


Edited by D Nichol Smith. Probably 1950s. 148 pp, green cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. College Library stamp on inner board and title page, occasional pencil marking, otherwise VG. View more info

Oevres Choisies

By: Du Bellay, Joachim

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Larousse: 1935

Seller ID: 14242

Condition: Good


Edited by Adrien Cart and M-Th Beynet. 100pp,softback covers with decorative front cover in purple . Text in French. Frontispiece portrait. The biography and Defence et Illustration have underlining in ink, but the poetry is clean. Part of the Classiques Larousse series. View more info

This Way To The Tomb A Masque and Anti-Masque

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Faber: 1946

Seller ID: 11944

Condition: Very Good


99pp, yellow cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name cut out from corner of flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A verse play in two halves - set in the past and present. View more info

Elegies

By: Dunn, Douglas

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Faber: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15742

ISBN: 0571134696

Condition: Fine


64pp, soft covers with an illustration to the front. A very clean copy. Poems written after the death of Douglas Dunn's wife. View more info

Edward Thomas

By: Edward Thomas

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Vista Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16521

Condition: Very Good


One of the Pocket Poets series, selected by Helen Thomas from the Faber Collected Poems. 48pp, patterned card covers. Original owner's name blacked out to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Murder In The Cathedral

By: Eliot, T S

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Faber: 1955

Seller ID: 8650

Condition: Very Good


88pp, complete dustjacket with wear to ends of spine. Cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Corner clipped to flyleaf, but internally very clean. The play on the murder of St Thomas A Becket. View more info