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The Cocktail Party

By: Eliot, T S

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Faber: 1950

Seller ID: 13453

Condition: Very Good


4th impression, the first with the alterations made by the author after the play's production.171pp, dustjacket with a very little wear to base of spine. A few tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clkean and Near Fine. The text of the play, the original cast list, and the music of the song. View more info

The Waste Land and Other Writings

By: Eliot, T S

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Random House Modern Library: 2002

Seller ID: 16592

ISBN: 0375759344

Condition: Very Good


234pp, illustrated softback covers. Introduction by Mary Karr. A clean, tight copy. Includes The Waste Land, Poems (1920) and The Sacred Wood Essays on Poetry and Criticism. View more info

The Study of Poetry A Literary Supplement

By: Entwistle, A R

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8371

Condition: Very Good


288pp, black cloth covered boards with gilt title. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise a clean copy. How to study and appreciate poetry and drama, including Shakespeare. View more info

Pushkin

By: Feinstein, Elaine

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Weidenfeld: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6818

ISBN: 0297818260

Condition: Very Good


309pp. Complete dustjacket with portrait of Pushkin. B + w illustrations. Bottom of the front cover a little rubbed, otherwise a very clean copy. The story of Russia's favourite poet. View more info

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam & Six Plays of Calderon

By: Fitzgerald, Edward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8923

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 329pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title. A clean copy. First and second editions of 'Omar Khayyam' and translations of 6 plays from the Spanish. View more info

Cambridge Commemorated An Anthology Of University Life

By: Fowler, Laurence and Helen (editors)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge: 1989

Seller ID: 5190

ISBN: 0521389100

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition. 384pp, colour illustrated laminated softback covers.B + w illustrations. Foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. An illustrated anthology of prose and poetry describing life at the University of Cambridge through the ages.One light crease to corner, otherwise a clean, tight copy. View more info

Venus Observed

By: Fry, Christopher

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1955

Seller ID: 12492

Condition: Very Good


99pp, brown cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The full play text, and the cast list from the original production. View more info

A Phoenix Too Frequent

By: Fry, Christopher

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1960

Seller ID: 12498

Condition: Very Good


43pp, complete dustjacket by Michael Gough, in plastic covers which have been attached to the boards with sellotape which has browned unattractively. Ex library - stamp on title page, otherwise the text of the play is clean - a good 'reading copy'. View more info

The Faber Book of Religious Verse

By: Gardner, Helen (ed)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Faber: 1986

Seller ID: 15699

ISBN: 0571114520

Condition: Very Good


377pp, illustrated softback covers. The paper has darkened a little with age, otherwise a very clean, tight, Near Fine copy. Religious poems from all periods of English poetry from the Anglo Saxons onward. View more info

The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray and Smollett Eith Memoirs, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes

By: Gilfillan, George (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Nichol: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11050

Condition: Very Good


254pp, embossed blue cloth covered boards, with loss to top of spine. Neat stamps of a school library to the inner board and flyleaf removed, otherwise internally clean. An influential edition View more info

Selected Verse

By: Goethe

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1972

Seller ID: 15626

ISBN: 0140420746

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Poets series with an Introduction by David Luke. 367pp, the paper browning with age, soft covers with no creases. Internally very clean and tight. A selection of the poems in German, with plain prose translations. View more info

West-oestlicher Divan Stuttgart 1819

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag: 1997

Seller ID: 16646

ISBN: 342302612X

Condition: Fine


German text. 272pp, softback covers. A very clean, tight copy. The text of the 1819 edition. Part of the Bibliothek der Erstausgaben. View more info

The Vicar of Wakefield and Poems

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1933

Seller ID: 10395

Condition: Very Good


People's Library edition, circa 1915. 289 pp, red cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15888

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, with an Introduction by Austin Dobson. Circa 1918, dated from previous owner's inscription on flyleaf. 317pp, olive green cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to spine. A clean copy. Includes The Deserted Village and She Stoops to Conquer. View more info

Goldsmith's Deserted Village and Traveller with Life and Notes

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Chambers: 1111

Seller ID: 16088

Condition: Good


Probably circa 1880. 40pp in decorated blue soft covers with a little loss to the back corner. Sewn binding. Original owners' initials to front, a few pages with neat underlining, otherwise clean. Two poems, with explanatory notes. Part of the Chambers Reprints of English Classics series, now rare View more info

The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1944

Seller ID: 16110

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, with an Introduction by Austin Dobson. 317pp, olive green cloth covered boards. Dustjacket with wear to the edges. Internally clean. Includes The Deserted Village and She Stoops to Conquer. View more info

Poorman's Nosegay Flowers From A Cottage Garden

By: Gordon, Lesley

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Collins and Harvill: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10579

ISBN: 0002626373

Condition: Fine


222pp, complete dustjacket in protective wrapper. Colour and b + w plates. A very clean copy. The history, legends, poetry and uses of traditional cottage garden flowers. View more info

Anglo Saxon Poetry

By: Gordon, R K

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1942

Seller ID: 1543

Condition: Very Good


The Everyman edition. 367 pp, green cloth boards, darkened with age. Corner removed to front flyleaf, back flyleaf missing, light foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Translations from Beowulf to the Battle of Maldon. View more info

Anglo Saxon Poetry

By: Gordon, R K

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dent: 1964

Seller ID: 14016

Condition: Very Good


Revised Everyman edition. 334 pp, complete dustjacket, rubbed to edges. Previous owner's name and address to flyleaf, otherwise internallly very clean. Translations from Beowulf to the Battle of Maldon View more info

Anglo Saxon Poetry

By: Gordon, R K (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1977

Seller ID: 10729

ISBN: 0460017942

Condition: Very Good


Revised Everyman edition, selected and translated by R K Gordon. 334 pp, softback covers with an illustration by Eric Fraser. A couple of light marks to the edges, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Translations from Beowulf to the Battle of Maldon View more info