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La Poesie De Victor Hugo Extraits

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Librairie Delagrave: 1946

Seller ID: 14436

Condition: Very Good


French text and Notes, edited by Maurice Levaillant and Madame C Daubray. 248pp, soft covers, a little worn to top of spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. View more info

Stories Essays and Poems

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dent: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17039

Condition: Fine


First Everyman edition. 418pp, Dustjacket with a very litle wear to the edges. Internally very clean. Includes 6 stories, 9 essays on travel and 10 general essays including a study of D H Lawrence. a pamphlet on peace and an essay on writers and readers as well as selected poems. View more info

Brand A Dramatic Poem

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1932

Seller ID: 3497

Condition: Very Good


Everyman Library Edition. Translated by F E Garrett and with an Introduction by Philip Wicksteed. . 223pp, green cloth covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine. Internally clean. A verse translation. View more info

Brand A Dramatic Poem

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16203

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman Edition, circa 1915. Translated by F E Garrett and with an Introduction by Philip Wicksteed. 223pp, green cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A verse translation. View more info

Songs of The Ups and Downs

By: Inchfawn, Fay

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Ward Lock:

Seller ID: 11016

Condition: Very Good


'Second Issue', circa 1943. Grey boards with blue decoration. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Helpful poems, written in WWII, mainly dealing with nature and religions thoughts. View more info

Javid Nama

By: Iqbal, Sir Muhammad and Arberry, A J

Price: £26.50

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16554

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Persian with Introduction and Notes by A J Arberry. 151pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the edges. A small scrape mark to the corner of the flyleaf where a sticker or name has been removed, otherwise internally very clean. The author's greatest poem, of a heavenly journey, in an English translation requested by UNESCO. View more info

Charles Charming's Challenges on the Pathway to the Throne

By: James, Clive

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15447

ISBN: 0224019546

Condition: Fine


104pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations by Marc. A very clean copy. 'A Royal Poem in Rhyming Couplets' View more info

Parties A Literary Companion

By: Johnston, Susanna

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1933

ISBN: 0333592794

Condition: As New


286 pp, complete dustjacket with a couple of small scuff marks. Internally very clean. Entertaining extracts in prose and poetry from authors throughout the world on the subject of parties. View more info

Juvenal's Satires with the Satires of Persius

By: Juvenal And Persius Translated By William Gifford and John Warrington

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1954

Seller ID: 10250

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, translated by William Gifford and revised and annotated by John Warrington with an Introduction by H J Rose. 230pp. series dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. Internally very clean. Gifford's 1802 metrical translation of Juvenal has been extensively revised and expanded by John Warrington for this edition, and the six satires of Persius have been added. View more info

The World is Made of Glass

By: K W Skene and Clare Kirwan and Will Daunt and Angela France et al

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Ragged Raven Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16457

ISBN: 0955255287

Condition: Very Good


70pp, illustrated softback covers. May have been bought for a library, as there is a blank label inside the back cover, otherwise very clean and tight. A selection of poems entered for Ragged Robin's annual poetry competition, togeher with poems by Angela France, Chris Kinsey and Joanna Ezekiel. View more info

Life of George Crabbe

By: Kebbel, T E

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Walter Scott: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13856

Condition: Very Good


157pp and Bibliography. Red cloth covered boards. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of blind stamps, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the poet, part of the 'Great Writers' series. View more info

Thomas Gray

By: Ketton-Cremer, R W

Price: £2.50

Publisher: The British Council and The National Book League: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16499

Condition: Good


31p, including bibliography. Soft covers a little faded to the spine. Frontispiece illustration. Two holes punched in the margin for filing, otherwise a clean copy. A study of the work of Thomas Gray 1716 - 1771, the poet who wrote Elegy in a Country Churchyard. No.104 in the series Writers and their Work produced by the British Council View more info

The Seven Seas

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1914

Seller ID: 3803

Condition: Very Good


25th edition. 230pp. Brown cloth covered boards, a little faded to edges. Gilt top edge and hand-cut foredge. School prize inscription on inner board, otherwise a clean copy of Kipling's poems. View more info

Selected Poems from Rudyard Kipling

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13058

Condition: Very Good


64pp, red soft card covers. One small ink mark to cover, previous owner's initials to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. 30 poems, selected by the author. View more info

No Cure In Tears

By: Kirk, Pauline

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Aireings Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11475

ISBN: 0953190609

Condition: Fine


30pp, softback covers illustrated by Geoff Kirk. Gift inscription signed by the author on the title page, otherwise a very clean copy. Poetry, many aboout the problems and rewards of being a carer. View more info

Boewulf and The Fight at Finnsburg

By: Klaeber, Fr. (ed)

Price: £16.50

Publisher: D C Heath: 1950

Seller ID: 13776

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, with first and second supplements. 471pp, brown cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, pencil notes to several pages, otherwise clean. This edition of the two poems has an Introduction, Bbliography, Appendices, and extensive Notes and Glossary. View more info

Piers The Plowman

By: Langland, William and Goodridge, J F

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15540

Condition: Very Good


A new translation with Introduction and Notes. 366pp, the paper browning a very little with age, orange and white softback covers. A couple of very light spots of foxing to covers, otherwise a very clean, tight, Near Fine copy with no creases, View more info

Jill

By: Larkin, Philip

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Faber: 1990

Seller ID: 11155

ISBN: 0571106919

Condition: Very Good


247pp, the page edges browning a very little with age, softback covers with illustration by Renate Belina. A tight, clean copy of Larkin's first novel, set in Oxford in the war. View more info

Poems Selected and Introduced By Keith Sagar

By: Lawrence, D H

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 15562

ISBN: 0140585407

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 270pp, illustrated softback covers. A couple of small light spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean and tight. 175 of Lawrence's best poems, with an Introduction. View more info

Essays (Selected)

By: Leigh Hunt

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dent: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16348

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition. Introduction by J B Priestley. 360pp, orange cloth covered boards with gilt decoration to spine. Decorated flyleaves and title pages. A couple of very small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Includes essays on actors such as Kemble and Mrs Siddons and poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Burns and Lamb. View more info