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The Seven Deadly Sins, The Four Seasons and The Twelve Days of Christmas

By: Isitt, John and illustrated by Tania Holland

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxbridge Artists and Writers: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30958

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial stiff card wraps, edition limited to 100 copies and signed by the author John Isitt, clean copy, illustrations by Tania Holland and calligraphy by Isabell Spencer, loosely laid in is a signed card from the author sending the book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Share of Ink -- A Selection from ' Je Batis Demeure'

By: Jabes, Edmond (trans Anthony Rudolf)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Menard Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 34640

Condition: Very Good


Off-white thick card wrappers; binding tight; faint crease in front lower corner. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2); 46 pages View more info

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Advice to a Young Poet

By: Jacob, Max (trans John Adlard)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Menard Press: 1976

Seller ID: 28553

ISBN: 0903400170

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled booklet - stapling clean and intact. Illustrated red + white card wrappers. Owner's name on title page. Occasional pencil marks in text. ; 8vo (5" x 9"); 40 pages View more info

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Singing Through the Town

By: Jancic, Miroslav

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hearing Eye: 2001

Seller ID: 29431

ISBN: 1870841840

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's stiff card wraps, faint stain to cover, internally clean, no ownership names, 'acknowledgement poems, additional poems and feedback poem' by this Bosnian poet, scarce. ; 11.50 X 7.87 X 0.31 inches; 38 pages View more info

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The January Divan

By: John Fuller & George Szirtes

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Mandeville Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2165


Limited Edition. Wrappers, 8vo, 9pp, VG+, small tipex mark on edge of p4, two poetry cards from the publisher laid in. Illustrations by George Szirtes. View more info

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Talk about the Last Poet

By: Johnston, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bodley Head for Charles Johnston: 1981

Seller ID: 30438

ISBN: 370304349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback, dustjacket slightly frayed at bottom and one top corner, binding tight, internally clean. Johnston was a British diplomat who transalted Eugene Onegin, this is his new verse translation of Pushkin's Bronze Horseman, and Lermontov's The Novice, he has signed and dedicated it as has his wife, Natasha, great-great-granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78 pages; Signed by Translator View more info

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Panels of Hell

By: Jose Coronel Urtecho, translated by John Lyons

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Arts for Nicaragua Fund: 1989

Seller ID: 30328

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, stain on front cover, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 10 x 8 x 0.20; 18 pages View more info

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Pomes Penyeach

By: Joyce, James

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1933

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 27628

Condition: Good+


Publisher's original stiff sewn wraps in blue/green paper wrapper, first English edition, tear along wrapper spine edge, spotting & darkening to edges of covers, early ink inscription to ffep, internally clean. ; 5" x 7"; 22 pages View more info

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Evening Brings Everything Back

By: Kaplinski, Jaan (trans Jaan Kaplinski and Fiona Sampson)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tarset, Bloodaxe Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 26393

ISBN: 1852246502

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated blk + grey card wrappers; spine uncreased. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 95 pages View more info

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The Poems of Archibald Lampman (2 vols)

By: Lampman, Archibald (ed Duncan Campbell Scott)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Toronto, George N. Morang: 1901

Edition: Holiday Edition

Seller ID: 30622

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Both vols: Plain dk green boards (no d/jkt); binding tight; spines slightly darkened. Top edges gilt. Off-white title label at head of each spine slightly rubbed and darkened, but still legible. Front and rear endpapers in each vol slightly darkened. Owner's name on FEP of Vol I, dd May 16th 1902. ; 8vo (6" x 8 1/2"); xxv + 4-252; 256-473 pages View more info

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The Less Deceived

By: Larkin. Philip

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Hessle, E. Yorks., Marvell Press: 1966

Edition: Sixth

Seller ID: 34961

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Pale mauve d/jkt, clipped, in clear film -- app 3" x 1" cut from from front flap to remove price; spine a trifle marked. Pale red boards; binding tight. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 45 pages View more info

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The Flight of the Shaman

By: Lewis, Bill

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paradigm Shift: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34774

Condition: Good+


Stiff card wrappers, stapled, 19 pages, faint residual stain from liquid on front. Internally clean, no ownership markings. Signed by Bill Lewis, to Clara. ; 21.1 x 14.7 x 0.2 cm; 19 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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General William Booth Enters Into Heaven And Other Poems.

By: Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1919

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 26247

Condition: Good+


Plain dk red boards; rather marked; wear to top edges, with small losses; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Remains of label on front pastedown; bookseller's tick on front pastedown; owner's name on front endpaper. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 119 pages View more info

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Eyes Closed Against the Sun

By: Livingstone, Douglas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 37333

ISBN: 0192112899

Condition: Good+


Illustrated brown card wrappers; intact, but a little worn and creased. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 41 pages View more info

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Lucky Dust [signed copy]

By: Logue, Christopher

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Anvil Press Poetry: 1985

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33486

ISBN: 0856461571

Condition: Very Good+


No 148 of 250 numbered and signed copies. Stapled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Red thick paper wrappers. ; 8vo (6" x 7"); app 7 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Life Studies

By: Lowell, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33547

ISBN: 0571046541

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, second edition published Faber & Faber, 1968, dj slightly edgeworn, cloth clean, numerous pencil marginal notations, contains the full text of '91 Revere Street.' ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages View more info

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The Hungry Grass - Poems

By: MacDonagh, Donagh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1947

Seller ID: 34988

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Original cloth in dust wrapper, dj chipped & torn, slight spotting to cloth boards, internally clean, no ownership names. ; 8vo; 71 pages View more info

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Songs of a Navvy

By: MacGill, Patrick

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Windsor, Patrick MacGill: 1911

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30451

Condition: Good+


Stapled booklet - stapling oxidized, and has bled a little, but still intact, though frail. Dk red, thick paper wrappers, intact, but a little worn and marked; spine worn, repaired with clear tape (itself worn); "2/6" price sticker on front (not the original price). Owner's name (dd Sept 78) on front endpaper. B/w frontis. Some long-ago damp damage - upper corners a little stained. Undated, but the British Library gives 1911.; 8vo (5" x 7"); 85 pages View more info

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The Yellow Book

By: Mahon, Derek

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Gallery Press: 1997

Seller ID: 24663

ISBN: 1852352051

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, front cover slightly marked; binding tight; pages unmarked; edges unmarked. Collection of poems by Derek Mahon. ; 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.20; 64 pages View more info

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Elegiacs

By: Mander, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Mander: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33513

Condition: Very Good-


Publisher's stiff card wrappers, this is copy no. 41 of an edition limited to 100 copies signed by the author, also inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, covers slightly edgeworn & chipped, internally clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages; Signed by Author View more info