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ALBERS, J.,
Poems and Drawings / Gedichte Und Zeichnungen.
. New York, George Wittenborn, 1961; oblong 8vo; unnumbered pages, texts and plates, concertina-style binding; illus. Orig. wrps with printed plastic foil wraparound. ( a la Japanese block book) second edition. 17 poems, CNJ22 drawings. Second edition, with new material; originally published by The Readymade Press, r^New Haven, cl958]. Printed Mylar d.j. [68] pp.. Design and sequence by Norman Ives. Poems in English & German.
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Book number: 015049-B
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ALBERS, J.,
Poems and Drawings / Gedichte Und Zeichnungen.
. New York, 1961; oblong 8vo; unnumbered pages, texts and plates, bound concertina- style; illus. wrps with printed plastic foil wraparound. Presentation copy from the publisher of this, the second edition, with his inscription on the front free e.p.: -- a peaceful Christmas 1973 to Burry from the Wittenborns -- over an abstract design which appears to be either a lithograph not included in ordinary copies, or else an original drawing.
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Book number: 015049
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AUDEN , W.H. DYLAN THOMAS, STEPHEN SPENDER, RICHARD CCHURCH, WILLIAM EMPSOM, C. DAY LEWIS AND MANY OTHERS
Poetry a Magazine of Verse Founded By Harriet Monroe. Volume Xlix, No. 4, for January 1937.
. English number edited by W.H. Auden and Michael Roberts (eds.) pp. 179 - 238. orange printed wrappers, cover designed by Eric Gill. Contributions/poems by Auden, St. Spender, Dylan Thomas and many others. Criticism by Michael Robets, W. Empson, Auden and Cecil Day Lewis.
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Book number: F2375
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Keywords: Eenglish Literature Poetry

 
BAMPFYLDE, JAMES,
The Poems of James Bampfylde.
. {Being the slim output of a minor 18th century poet.].Edited and introduced by R.Lonsdale.No 32 of 300 copies.Signed by the editor.The Perpetua Press, Oxford 1988.80pp.;bound in publ.beige cl.with gilt initials on fr.bd.and titles on spine;plain paper d.w.;features in frontis -piece painting by J.Reynolds of the poet and friend.Full intro and notes( private press ).
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Book number: 011811
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BECKETT, SAMUEL,
Collected Poems 1930-1978
. J. Calder, 1984. First Edition. Fine hardback in d/j 179pp. Unclipped jacket has fading vertically along the spine/front panel edge as usual with this edition. (ISBN: 0714540528) .
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Book number: F1939-2
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BECKETT, SAMUEL,
Collected Shorter Prose 1945 - 1980
. J. Calder, 1984. First Edition. Fine hardback in d/j 218pp. Unclipped jacket has fading vertically along the spine/front panel edge as usual with this edition. (ISBN: 0714540277) .
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Book number: F1940-2
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BEERBOHM, MAX.,
Zuleika Dobson
. With a foreword and illustrations (on fine colour plates) by Osbert Lancaster. Oxford, The Shakespeare Head Press, 1975, Designed by Ruari McLean, printed at the Oxford University Press, xvi,187pp. Quarter dark blue crushed morocco over turquoise & white striped bds. gilt-ruled, gilt lettering & decoration on spine. 12 attractive double spread colour plates by OSBERT LANCASTER. Printed in Monotype Garamond on Abbey Mills Book White and Smooth Processed Papers. Text printed in magenta and black. Fine in illust. heavy cardboard slip-case No. 346. of 750 copies signed "Osbert Lancaster" fine copy. [ DL ]( private press ).
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Book number: 091727-1
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TOLKIEN, J.R.R.,
The Return of the King.
0. 1955. Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings. London, George Allen & Unwin, 1955; 416 pp. with large folding map; publisher's red cloth; boards worn, split, marked, and with extensive surface damage; internally clean, although pages 1-14 are bumped, First edition, with the figure 4 in the inner lower margin of p.49. A copy for rebinding.
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Book number: IS002131
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TOLKIEN, J.R.R,
The Return of the King.
0. 1955. Being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings. London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1955; 416 pp. with large folding map; publisher's red cloth boards; spine a little faded and minimally creased, corners and extremities worn in places, extreme outer corner of one board minimally bumped, neat contemporary ownership entry on front free endpaper. A good copy of the second edition (often referred to now as the second impression of the first edition), published a month after the first, in the same year.
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Book number: IS002129
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TOLKIEN, J.R.R.,
The Two Towers.
0. 1955. Being the Second Part of the Lord of the Rings. London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1955; 352 pp. with large folding map; publisher's red cloth boards; spine slightly faded and with one or two pale marks, head and foot of spine a little rubbed, extremities and corners a little worn, endpapers partly embrowned. A good copy of the second edition, nowadays often referred to as the second impression of the first edition.
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Book number: IS002130
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BLUNDEN, E.,
Near and Far and the Poems. 2 Titles
. Two signed first editions [one limited] viz: Near and Far. New Poems. London,Cobden-Sanderson, 1929; 67pp.; or. cl. paper label on spine; occas. v.sl. foxing; WITH: The Poems of Edmund Blunden. London, Cobden-Sanderson,1930; xviii, 336pp.; or. cl.; sp. faded & very sl. marked, bds partlyfaded, bookplate, e.ps sl. foxed; . The first item bears Blunden's sign. on e.p. with an inscription by a former owner; the second is one of an edition of 210 copies, signed by the poet [ST].
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Book number: F1239
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BOYD WILLIAM,
Brazzaville Beach.
. First edition signed by the author and specially bound by the London Limited Edition society,1990. No 48 of only 150 copies.314pp; green publ. cl. with marble- paper covering on front bds.; gilt borders on bds. and gilt title on spine.
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Book number: 005570
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CARR, J[AMES] L[OYD]
The First Saturday in May; an Echo of a Shropshire Lad
. The Tern Press, Shropshire, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition, limited to 140 numbered copies printed on Lana paper and signed by the publishers, Nicholas and Mary Parry. Landscape small8vo. Unpaginated. Decorated boards. Illustrated with eight black and white wood engravings from drawings and photographs taken at various villages on the first Saturday in May, 1993,by Nicholas Parry. In fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. A delightful account of the first village cricket match of the 1936 season and the train journey to and from the game. Carr's story was first printed in the cricketing anthology 'Fine Glances', issued three years previously. White and green pictorial paper over boards. Title in red on front cover and spine. outer edge untrimmed. Textured green end papers A charming book on cricket. elightful little story by JL Carr recalling a match he played at Bridgenorth in Worcestershire in 1936. Strangely, this attractive item is not widely known. Byron Rogers wrote a highly acclaimed biography of JL Carr , but the First Saturday in May is not shown in the list of books written by Carr. It also escaped the attention of Stephen Gibbs in Post Padwick. Loosely inseted is a handwritten letter by Mary Parry dated 11-9-2004.
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Book number: 091849-13
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CARROLL, LEWIS
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. Walker Books, 1999, immaculate hardback in d/j. 2nd impression. perfect copy. (ISBN: 0744561248) .
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Book number: F1631
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