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Northern Studies

By: Gosse, Edmund

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Walter Scott: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13266

Condition: Very Good


268pp, dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decoration, a little rubbed to ends of spine. Hand cut edges. Internally clean. Introduction by Ernest Rhys and Essays on Norwegian Poetry, Ibsen, Lofoden Islands, Runeberg, the Danish National Theatre, 4 Danish Poets. View more info

The Poetical Works Of Thomas Gray

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bell And Daldy: 1111

Seller ID: 3199

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1870. 223pp, green cloth boards with decoration in black, gilt title. Slight wear to the edges of the spine, otherwise a very good copy. Includes the Life by the Rev J Mitford. Part of the Aldine series of British Poets. View more info

The Poems of Thomas Gray with a Selecion of Letters and Essays

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1917

Seller ID: 15887

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, with an Introduction by John Drinkwater. 390pp, olive green cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to spine. A very clean copy. View more info

Selected Poems 1950 - 1975

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Faber: 1983

Seller ID: 15546

ISBN: 0571114652

Condition: Fine


131pp, softback covers with author's portrait by John Clementson. A very clean, tight copy. A selection made by Thom Gunn himself. View more info

Jack Straw's Castle

By: Gunn, Thom

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Faber: 1977

Seller ID: 15941

ISBN: 057111010X

Condition: Very Good


78pp, softback covers with a small crease to one corner. Internally very clean and tight. Poems and songs. View more info

Selected Sonnets from the Divan of Hafez

By: Hafez

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Tehran, Eghbal: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16668

ISBN: 0934211043

Condition: Fine


Laminated illustrated boards, a little rubbed to the corners of the spine. Preface by Farshid Eghbal. Text of the sonnets in Persian and in the 1897 English translation of Gertrude Bell. Cover miniature and illustrations by Ustad Khosh-nevis-zadeh and inside minaitures by Ali Nasajpor. Calligraphy by Hosein Khosravi. A clean copy of an attractive edition from Tehran. View more info

Hafez Dance of Life

By: Hafez and Boylan, Michael and Clarke, Wilberforce

Price: £34.50

Publisher: Mage: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16539

ISBN: 0934211043

Condition: Very Good


Square format. 107pp, beige cloth covered boards. Illustrated dustjacket with some wear to the edges. Colour illustrations. Internally clean. The verse translations are by Michael Boylan and the prose translations by H W Clarke. Newly calligraphed Qazvini/Ghani text by Amir Hossein Tabnak. View more info

Diwan E Hafiz Divan

By: Hafiz and Ahmad, Nazir and Na'ini, S M Reza Jalali

Price: £46.50

Publisher: Teheran, 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16662

Condition: Very Good


The Divan of Hafiz, edited by Nazir Ahmad and S M Reza Jalali Na'ini. Text entirely in Persian. A very large, heavy book in yellow cloth covered boards. Internally very clean. Said on a card found in the book to be based on a manuscript of AD 1421, containing 435 ghazals. A rare book. View more info

On Sunlack Hill

By: Halstead, Alan

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Rhy Du Books: 2000

Seller ID: 14968

ISBN: 0953710106

Condition: Very Good


222pp, laminated illustrated softback covers with one crease to the back. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean and tight. Over 80 poems ranging from age, fun, love, sport etc to war. View more info

The Truth of Poetry Tensions in Modern Poetry from Baudelaire to the 1960s

By: Hamburger, Michael

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1972

Seller ID: 15837

ISBN: 0140214984

Condition: Very Good


374pp, the paper browning with age, illustrated blue and white soft covers. Internally clean and tight. The tensions and conflicts behind the work of major European and American poets from Baudelaire onwards. View more info

English Mystery Plays A Selection

By: Happe, Peter (editor)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1975

Seller ID: 16525

ISBN: 0140430938

Condition: Good


Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Happe. A thick book of 714p, including Notes and Glossary. the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers. Tiny pencil translations over some of the words of the text of the Killing of Abel, and Noah, otherwise clean and tight. An edition which includes 38 plays, forming a composite circle, from the plays of York, Chester, Coventry etc. View more info

Daddy Edgar's Pools

By: Harding, Mike

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Peterloos Poets: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12311

ISBN: 1871471311

Condition: Very Good


63pp, illustrated softback covers. Ex library - label to flyleaf, and a couple of small stamps, otherwise a very clean copy. Poems, including his city childhood, life in the Yorkshire Dales etc. View more info

A Book of English Poetry Chaucer to Rossetti

By: Harrison, G B

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1981

Seller ID: 13530

ISBN: 0140420053

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the enlarged edition. 416pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. A couple of light foxmarks to flyleaf, otherrwise internally very clean and tight. A classic collection of English poetry from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century. View more info

Theatre Works 1973 - 1985

By: Harrison, Tony

Price: £5.50

Publisher: King Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 15544

ISBN: 0140088261

Condition: Very Good


448pp, the paper browning a very little with age, illustrated softback covers by Nobby Clarke. Creases to the covers, but internally clean and tight. The Misanthrope, Phaedra Britannica, The Oresteia, Medea etc. View more info

Tales, Poems and Sketches

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1908

Seller ID: 5933

Condition: Very Good


People's Library edition. 322pp, black cloth covered boards, with light marks, paper label. Art nouveau design to title page. Internally clean. View more info

Tales, Poems, And Sketches

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Miles & Miles: 1111

Seller ID: 6300

Condition: Fine


Circa 1897 - dated from school prize label on the inner board. 382pp, dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title. Paper now browning a little with age, otherwise internally clean. View more info

The Faber Book Of Twentieth Century Verse 1900 1950

By: Heath-Stubbs, John and Wright, David (eds)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Readers Union Faber: 1955

Seller ID: 6388

Condition: Very Good


390pp, blue cloth covered boards, faded to the spine and the top of the front board. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise clean. An interesting anthology of verse in Britain 1900 -1950. View more info

The Poetical Works of Mrs Hemans

By: Hemans, Mrs

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Griffith and Farran:

Seller ID: 10668

Condition: Very Good


Lansdowne Poets Series - probably 1880s. 708pp, plain black leather covers. Edges gilt. Engraved illustrations. Gift inscription on flyleaf, a couple of spots of foxing, otherwise a clean attractive copy. View more info

Robert Herrick

By: Henry Newbolt (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nelson:

Seller ID: 8491

Condition: Very Good


478pp, dark green leather covered boards, faded and with a little wear to ends of spine, with gold tree motif. Frontispiece portrait. Internally clean. Hesperides and Noble Numbers. View more info

A Gallery Of English Verse

By: Herd, Harold (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Fleet: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4899

Condition: Very Good


128pp, dustjacket with a couple of closed tears. Internally clean. An anthology of memorable verse. View more info