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J.E. & H.S.
Be of Good Cheer
United Kingdom, Simpkin Marshall. 1915, First Edition. Quarto Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. An anthology of verse and poetry privately published to send out to the boys in the war to raise spirits. 10,000 copies. Soiled marbled bds with cream cloth binding, appears to have been used as a cup rest, possibly in the trenches, Decorative blue floral design on eps which have partial separation, Scarlet/Black decorative title page printed on India paper with handcut pages, pp190, sl foxing, book block tight interior bright. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6692
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2254]
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ABRAHAM, ASHLEY P
Some Portraits of the Lake Poets and Their Homes
UK, G P Abraham. 1914, 3rd Edition. Card Covers, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Grey light card wraps tied with brown cord photo pasted to front (nice and fresh) pp 55 plus 29 Monogravure illustrations, with smoke browning to newsprint pages, illustrated pages very fresh (tight not inscribed). Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 8704
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1803]
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ALDINGTON, RICHARD
Fifty Romance Lyric Poems
London, United Kingdom, Allan Wingate. 1948, First British. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with gilt title, not bumped or worn, edges sl. faded, pp 199 tight and very clean with faintly tanned edges, not inscribed. Original blue wrapper has tanned spine and top edge, has 1 tiny tear top rear of spine, o/w not worn or price clipped. An excellent copy. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7898
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 29 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3832]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ALEXANDER, W F; CURRIE, A E (COMPILERS)
A Treasury of New Zealand Verse
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1926, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Revised and Enlarged with 43 new pieces. Green cloth bds with crisp Black title, pp viii 302. Tight and very bright, condition would be fine except for tidy removal of ffep and small name to front. #New Zealand Literature#. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11811
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: New Zealand

 
ALLEY, REWI
73 Man to be Poems
Auckland, New Zealand, Caxton Press. 1970, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1897-1987 Rewi Alley was a prolific western writer about 20th century China, and especially about the Communist revolution. 99 pages, bright and crisp copy with toned spine and slightly crushed top cnr. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13789
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1352]
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ALLEY, REWI
Today and Tomorrow
Auckland, New Zealand, Caxton Press. 1975, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1897-1987 Rewi Alley was a prolific western writer about 20th century China, and especially about the Communist revolution. 148 pages, bright and crisp copy with slightly damaged spine heel. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13790
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1352]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ANDERSEN, JOHANNES C
The Tui-Cymbalist and Other Verses
Auckland, New Zealand, Self Published. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed at Phoenix Printing. Andersen was originally recognised as an award winning poet before he produced his works on Maori Mythology for which he is most known. This is his fifth and final poetic work. CONDITION Blue bds (rubbed to spine ends and slightly toned to edges) 55 pages printed on heavy cream stock with Red titles to poems. Nice crisp copy. #New Zealand Literature#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13774
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ANDERSEN, JOHANNES C
The Tui-Cymbalist and Other Verses
Auckland, New Zealand, Self Published. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed at Phoenix Printing. Andersen was originally recognised as an award winning poet before he produced his works on Maori Mythology for which he is most known. This is his fifth and final poetic work. CONDITION Blue bds are bright and clean, 55 pages printed on heavy cream stock with Red titles to poems. Nice crisp copy. #New Zealand Literature#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14500
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2818]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ANON (LADY ANNE ERSKINE) HILL, ROWLAND
The Three Bidders. An Incident from the Life of Rowland Hill : Roscommon Booklets No. 11
Stirling, Scotland, Drummond's Tract Depot. 1891. Soft Cover, 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Not Dated [1891 BL] illustrated front. 8 pages stitched at spine. Lightly toned covers, light crease across middle. Can go letter rate. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14764
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1691]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Ephemera

 
ANTHOLOGY
Oxford Poetry 1917-1919
Oxford, United Kingdom, Basil Blackwell. 1920, First Edition. Quarto Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contributing poets Basil Blackwell (Pub), Aldous Huxley, Dorothy Sayers, Vera Brittain etc. Navy cloth spine with grey bds, pp179 untrimmed edges. CONDITION faint shelf wear, not bumped, eps faintly browned with gift dedication inked to ffep, pages untrimmed, tight and very bright. An excellent copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6684
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 37.25 | JP¥ 5635]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ARNOLD, MATTHEW; SHORTER, CLEMENT K (ED)
Alaric at Rome and Other Poems : XIXth Century Classics
London, United Kingdom, Ward, Lock & Bowden. 1896, First Thus. Buckram, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. frome editorial note "The present volume is composed of the contents of Mr. Matthew Arnold's first four volumes, "Alaric", "Cromwell", "The Strayed Reveller", and "Empedocles on Etna", and that portion of the fifth which had not previously appeared in the earlier volumes. To these has been added the sonnet "To the Hungarian Nation", which first appeared in the "Examiner" for 1849, and has never hitherto been reprinted." CONDITION Green bds with bright Gilt titles and decoration (very fresh with sl tanned spine) bright Gilt top edge, nice portrait frontis with tissue guard, pp xxv 339 pages are untrimmed. A nice and very tight copy light browning to end pages. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9643
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 37.25 | JP¥ 5635]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
FOR THE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION
Poems of To-Day. An Anthology.
London, United Kingdom, Sidgwick & Jackson. 1923, Reprint. Full-Leather, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Brown Leather bds with Nouveau style rose borders and titles in Crisp gilt (cnrs buffed and spine rubbed and chipped, bds bright and fresh) Top edge gilt (tarnished) Grey eps with name and date to ffep, pp 174 tight and mostly clean with edge browning. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7808
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 3156]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET
Murder in the Dark : Short Fictions and Prose Poems
London, United Kingdom, Johnathan Cape/Australasian Publishing. 1984, First British. (ISBN: 0224022075) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Tight clean copy, has one tiny mark top front, 62 paged. SIGNED by Author to half title. Fine/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 10097
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 3381]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 0224022075

 
BARNETT, ANNIE
A Little Book of English Prose
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1907, 2nd Edition. Buckram, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Selections from Chaucer, Caxton, Thomas Mallory, Sir Walter Raleigh, Shakespeare, Francis Bacon, John Milton and many others. CONDITION Red bds with crisp Gilt title and Heart decoration to cnrs (fresh and unworn, spine sl faded, small mark to rear) bright Gitl top edge, Red silk ribbon marker, pp xi pp 335 with nice copperplate engraving frontis of Joseph Addison with tissue guard (tight and clean with sl tanned eps, flower pressed to ffep and small resin mark to rear pastedown) An exceptionally good copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9457
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1803]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: John Maundeuill Chaucer, Caxton, Thomas Mallory, Sir Walter Raleigh, Shakespeare, Francis Bacon, John Milton

 
BEBBINGTON, W G (COMPILED BY)
The Grooves of Change : An Anthology of Victorian Poetry
London, United Kingdom, Edward Arnold. 1963, First Edition. Pictoral Boards, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Brown bds with photo illus front of public inside the Crystal Palace (light shelf wear, one small mark to front, sl edge browning to front bd) pp 179 tight and clean (faint foxing to eps, inked number to ffep). Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8421
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2254]
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BENNETT, E M
In Terrible Safety Poetry
Hamilton, New Zealand, Outrigger. 1979, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. One of the Titirangi poets she writes in a playful style often on Auckland subjects. Printed in a short run using a cyclo-style machine. Outrigger Special No 21. CONDITION 50 pages. Slight toning toned edges to covers. Rolled fold to last third of book not causing crease it should flatten out. #New Zealand Literature#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14094
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BISSET, BRUCE
Beginnings
Auckland, New Zealand, Self Published. 1979, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Written by Green Politican and ecologist. unpaginated book of poetry. Slight age toning to card wraps else bright and clean. #New Zealand Literature#. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11493
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1352]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: New Zealand

 
BLATCHFORD, ROBERT
English Prose And How To Write It
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1925, 2nd Impression. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Beige bds with crisp Blck titles (very fresh, not worn, cnrs sharp) pp 76 plus ads to rear (interior bright and pristine, unread, not inscribed or foxed) Publishers Orange wrapper fresh with tanned spine. An exceptionally good copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8234
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2930]
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BLOOMFIELD, ROBERT
The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem. 6th Ed: & Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs. 2nd Ed. Bound as One
United Kingdom, Printed By James Swan for Vernor & Hood. 1802, Re-Issue. Full-Leather, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in Full Tree Calf by T Gibbons, Bath. 'The Farmer's Boy' pp xxix 123 with 9 nice wood block prints. 'Rural Tales, Ballads & Songs' engraved portrait frontis with tissue guard, pp ix 119 with 11 nice wood block prints. CONDITION Boards fresh wirh chipped spine, cnrs sl buffed, named incontemporary copperplate script to ffep and 1st title page, expected page browning, not foxed, tiny pinhole worming top cnr of pages near front almost imperceptable and not effecting text. Tight and clean copy. Very Good/Not Issued.
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Book number: 10527
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 118.5 | £UK 104.25 | JP¥ 15779]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Rare

 
BLUNDEN, EDMOND
The Poems of Edmond Blunden
London, United Kingdom, Cobden-Sanderson. 1930, Limited/Numbered. Buckram, Large 8vo. Signed by Author and numbered 27 of 200 numbered copies. Ex-Libris plate of H M(ichael) Horton of Wilson & Horton publishers pasted to ffep. CONDITION Blue bds with bright Gilt titles (age toned spine, cloth has loosened to front bd along spine gutter where cloth glue has not made proper contact, top front cnr sl bumped else unworn) pp xvii 336 untrimmed pages printed on quality rag paper, tight with bright interior, light browning to end pages. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 9367
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 135.5 | £UK 119.25 | JP¥ 18033]
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BLUNT, WILFRID SCAWEN
The Love Sonnets of Proteus [pseud.]
London, United Kingdom, C. Kegan Paul & Co. 1881, First Edition. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original cream cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in black and blue with bevilled edges, sl age browned else unworn, wood-engraved frontispiece by author on India paper, with clean tissue guard, Morris style floral eps, white eps lightly browned, gilt top edge, pp120 on handmade paper. An excellent copy. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6655
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 101.75 | £UK 89.5 | JP¥ 13525]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
BROOKE, STOPFORD A
Poems
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1889, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Navy waxed cloth bds with Bright Gilt title and Edge strips (very fresh) Black eps, pp 284 tight and pristine interior (faint foxing to verso of feps) An exceptionally good copy. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8511
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 | £UK 48.5 | JP¥ 7326]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
BROOKFIELD, HELEN
The Fugitives : Poems
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1939, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. NZ poetry with out door themes. CONDITION Thin card with yapped edges, 46 pages stitched and pasted to wrap. Internally bright and crisp, faint imperceptible spotting to eps. #New Zealand Literature#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14030
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1803]
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BROWN, HATTIE (PSUED WILLIAM JAMES LINTON)
Catoninetales : A Domestic Epic. By Hattie Brown. A young lady of colour lately deceased at the age of 14
London, United Kingdom, Lawrence & Bullen. 1891, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Libris, Linton was English-born American wood-engraver, landscape painter, political reformer and author. Number 312 of 330 numbered copies. A humorous and philosphical poem about the nine lives of a cat, Kok Robin and illustrated. CONDITION Cream boards. pp xii 100, red and black title page and frontis with clean tissue guard, vHead piece to each of the nine lives, and numerous illustrations by Linton. Copy is Ex-Libris from the General Assembly Library of New Zealand with Gilt embossed stamp to front cover, Assembly book plate and tidy numbers on two pages, covers toned with wear at spine ends, untrimmed leading edge to pages, toned eps, tight copy, nice and clean internally. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14656
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.25 | £UK 33.75 | JP¥ 5072]
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BROWNING, ROBERT
Bells and Pomegranates : Second Series
London, United Kingdom, Ward, Lock. 1897, First Thus. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red cloth bds bright Gilt decorative titles (fresh and unworn, spine faded) bright Gilt top edge, frontis portrait by Rossetti with tissue guard, pp 281 nice tight copy with very odd fox spot (not inscribed). Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8588
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.5 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 4057]
Catalogue: Poetry

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