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The Foundation of Poetry - An Anthology

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001681


Poems broadcast on Sunday afternoons, April 1st to July 8th 1928. Grey card covers originally had French folds, front cover missing. Foxing to title page, edges and margins. View more info

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The Tripled Crown - A Book of English Scotch and Irish Verse for the Age of Six to Sixteen Chosen and Arranged By Three of That Age

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003629


Anthology of poetry chosen by and for children, beginning with The Tripled Crown by ATQuiller-Couch and including work by Shakespeare, Tennyson, Blake, Wordsworth, Yeats and many others. 304pp with index. Gilt crown design and lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, ribbon marker frayed, endpapers somewhat darkened and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The War Poets - an Anthology

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005126


The Great Writers Library edition. Colour illustration glued to front board, gilt lettering and border to front board and spine, decorated endpapers. Illustrated with 12 black and white drawings from the Imperial War Museum. Minor bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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The Spring Anthology 1944

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Mitre Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006344


"A compilation of representative verse from the world's living poets". 512pp. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, lettering faded and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Songs of Action

By: A Conan Doyle

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1898

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 001721


Collection of verses with a military theme. 136pp. Gilt banner design to front board and lettering to spine. Pages uncut and edges grubby. Former owners' names to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Shelley - Poetry and Prose

By: A M D Hughes (Editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007881


Selection of works by Percy Bysshe Shelley, 'with essays by Browning, Bagehot, Swinburne and reminiscences by others'. Introduction and notes by A M D Hughes. 199pp. Black and white portrait to frontis. Slight bumping to spine and corners, boards somewhat bowed, edges sunned, darkened panels to endpapers and former owner's name inside, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Chiming Hours

By: A Percival Needler

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, A Brown & Sons Ltd: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004864


Collection of poetry. 48pp. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, spine a little faded and minor foxing to edges and endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some marking to back and spine and 1/2" loss at top of back edge, otherwise fair. View more info

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The Penguin Book of Chinese Verse

By: A R Davis (Editor & Introduction)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005293


Translation by Robert Kotewall and Norman L Smith. 84pp with index. Minor edgewear to cover, pages age-toned and top edges slightly dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Reprinted from the Earliest Editions, with Memoir, Explanatory Notes, Etc. The Lansdowne Poets Series.

By: Alexander Pope

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co:

Seller ID: 007364


Undated edition, circa 1895, bound in contemporary black leather with four raised bands to spine, blind-stamped design to front and back boards, gilt title and 'illustrated' to spine. Bevelled edges. Red marbled endpapers with gilt Grecian border. All edges bright gilt. Engraved tissue-guarded portrait of the author to frontis. 607pp with red lined border, illustrated with several black and white engraved plates. Rubbing to spine, bands, corners and edges but internally ... View more info

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The Rape of the Lock - An Heroi-Comical Poe,

By: Alexander Pope, Bernard Groom (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008319


Stapled booklet with card covers, containing the text of the 'epic' poem, first published in its full form in 1714, based in part on the four orders of spirits described in Rosicrucian philosophy. 44pp with notes. Staples slightly rusty and minor crease to front cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Rape of the Lock

By: Alexander Pope, Edward G Fletcher (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005022


Reprinted from 'Studies in English', 1944, containing the original 1712 version alongside the 1751 Warburton edition, with all alterations of wording in footnotes. 173pp. Some marking and creasing to cover and edges and creasing to lower corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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An Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot

By: Alexander Pope, John Butt (Editor)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008382


Methuen's English Classics edition. Text of the poem, with introdution. 56pp. Annotated to the margins in red and blue ink. Slight foxing to top edges, otherwise good copy. View more info

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In Memoriam A H H

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: St Catherine Press:

Seller ID: 001710


Undated volume in the Arden Books Series, possibly around 1930-48. Obituary dated 1833. Grey card covers overlapping page edges, somewhat darkened with several small nicks and a 1" tear to spine. Some foxing to edges. View more info

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Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson - Poet Laureate

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002051


The Globe Edition. 646pp. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt, silk page marker, bevelled corners. Minimal foxing to pastedowns and endpapers. Neat dedication dated Christmas 1919 to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003219


Globe Edition, bound in red leather and cloth with raised gilt bands to spine. 646pp with index. Black title label with gilt lettering to spine and gilt arms to front board. Marbled edges and endpapers. Some rubbing and fading to spine and slight bumping to corners. School presentation label to front pastedown, dated 1908, otherwise very good, attractive copy. View more info

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Maud and Other Poems

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & New York, Macmillan & Co: 1896

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005262


The People's Edition. 91pp. Gilt lettering and leaf design with raised bands, to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers with gilt border to pastedowns. Rubbing and slight fraying to spine, edges and corners, edges of boards and lettering on spine faded and gift inscription dated 1899 to title page, otherwise a very good copy, clean and tight internally. View more info

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1896

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008386


Reprint of complete edition of 1894. 900pp, tissue guarded black and white portrait to frontis. Gilt lettering to front board and spine, gilt lined border to boards, black endpapers, all edges gilt, corners rounded. Minor wear to edges of boards and slight scuffing to gilt page edges, a few turned corners and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Stephen Gwynn (Editor & Introduction)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008683


The complete works. 901pp with index. Engraving from photograph to frontis. Gilt lined border and school crest to front board, five bands and gilt title to spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbing to spine and corners, with 1/8th" loss at top of spine, minor creasing to some top page corners and school presentation label to pastedown, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Poems of Tennyson

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson, T Herbert Warren (Introduction)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008232


The Nelson Classics edition, undated. Introduction by TS Eliot. 482pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Top edges tinted. Slight bumping to spine and corners, tiny creases to some page corners and light foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, edgeworn, with small tears to corners and some marking to back panel. View more info

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Tennyson - Poetry and Prose

By: Alfred, Lord Tennyson, F L Lucas (Introduction & Notes)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003583


176pp with criticisms by The Quarterly Review, Fitzgerald, Matthew Arnold, Sir Leslie Stephen and Harold Nicolson. Black and white portrait to frontis. Silver lettering to spine. Minor bumping to top corners and top of spine, some marking to page edges and darkening to endpapers. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy in glassine protective cover with some edgewear.. View more info