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Browning Calendar for the Year 1905, A.
London, O. Anacker, 1904, First Edition. Hard Cover, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. A small hard back in good+ condition. Minor marking and rubbing to covers, inscription on front end paper, browning to end papers, otherwise clean internally. Binding is very good. An attractive book. Good.
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Book number: 008945
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.01 | JP¥ 1324]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Browning Calendar Antiquarian

 
Children's Cameos of Poetry and Prose for Use in Schools : Book VI
London, George Philip and Son. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Booklet in good condition. Covers are rather grubby, corners are a bit dog-eared. Stamp on first page, 'with the publishers compliments - specimen', otherwise clean internally. Binding is good and secure. 64 pages. No publishing date, circa early 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 007593
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.42 | JP¥ 488]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Childrens Poetry Prose Antiquarian

 
Edinburgh Book of Poetry : Senior
Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in soft green cloth covers with black titling. In good+ condition. Minor marking to covers, slight fraying to edges. Minor foxing to fore edge of pages, otherwise clean internally. Binding is very good. Stamp on title page, 'with the publisher's compliments'. 222 pages. Aimed at children aged from 10 to 15. Good.
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Book number: 007071
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.22 | JP¥ 906]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Childrens Scottish Scotland

 
W. K. H.
Life I Love, The.
London, Blackie & Son, 1958. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard back in good+ condition. Covers are clean, boards are slightly bowed. Slight browning to end papers, a couple of spots of foxing internally, otherwise clean. Binding is very good. In good+ dust jacket with some age browning, a few light markings. 56 pages. Good/Good.
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Book number: 013668
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.48 | JP¥ 1045]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry

 
H.H.P.
Lover's Gem. A Choice Selection of Poetry, The.
London. Wesley and Co. 1860. Decorative Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bound in decorative blue cloth with gilt design on the front cover, gilt titling and gilt page edges. In good condition. Rubbing to the covers, inscription on front end paper, foxing to first and last few pages, a few spots of foxing elsewhere, otherwise clean internally. Binding is slightly shaky but secure. 120 pages. Over 120 poems carefully selected, adapted and designed as a lover's gift, simple and unpretending. Good.
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Book number: 003168
GBP 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 US$ 24.65 | JP¥ 2718]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian Victorian

 
Talking with Jesus and Other Poems
London, Henry J. Drane. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling, floral decoration on front cover. In good condition. Some marking and rubbing to covers. Free front end paper is missing. Some browning and marking internally, not affecting legibility. Binding is slightly loose but secure. 32 pages with floral illustrations in colour and black and white on every page. No publishing date, circa late 19th/early 20th century. Somewhat worn, but still quite an attractive book. Good.
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Book number: 011869
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.32 | JP¥ 697]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian

 
University Verses 1910 - 1927 : Being an Anthology from the Glasgow University Magazine
Glasgow, The Students' Representative Council, 1927, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in dark cloth with paper label on spine. In near very good condition. Title label is a bit grubby, minor rubbing to edges, slight browning to end papers and previous owner's inscription on front end paper. Binding is sound, internally clean. With a foreword by W. MacNeile Dixon. Very Good.
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Book number: 003640
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.32 | JP¥ 697]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Scottish Glasgow Scotland

 
ADAMS, FRANKLIN P.
Melancholy Lute: The Humorous Verse of Franklin P. Adams, The.
New York, Dover Publications, 1962. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft cover in good+ condition. Minor marking and rubbing to covers, some age browning. Very slight browning to page margins, a very few pencil markings internally, otherwise clean, binding is good and secure. 122 pages. Good.
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Book number: 014003
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.42 | JP¥ 488]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Humorous

 
ADCOCK, A. ST. JOHN
For Remembrance: Soldier Poets Who Have Fallen in the War
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1920. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth binding, faded a bit on the spine, some marking and rubbing to the covers, pulled a bit in the centre but secure, some marginal pencil paragraph markers in places, a few foxing spots and some light toning, browning to the final page. Contains 25 photograghic portrait plates, lacks one plate of Wyndham Tennant. Pages; VIII, 312. Good.
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Book number: 015335
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.69 | JP¥ 627]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Military History Antiquarian Poetry War Poets First World

 
AIKEN, CONRAD
Priapus and the Pool and Other Poems
New York, Boni & Liveright, 1925. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with paper title label on spine. In good condition. Darkening to spine, sunning to top of covers, minor marking and rubbing to covers. Private library labels on front end papers, some foxing to first and last few pages and external fore edge of pages, generally clean internally. Binding is very good. 151 pages. A nice reading copy. Good.
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Book number: 008951
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.58 | JP¥ 836]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian

 
BAIN, A. WATSON
French Poetry for Children
London, Macmillan & Co, 1948. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Katie Gliddon. Hard back in good+ condition. Minor marking and rubbing to covers, school stamps and labels on front end papers, otherwise clean internally. Binding is very good. 58 pages with 8 illustrations. Good.
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Book number: 010069
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.11 | JP¥ 1115]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: French Poetry Childrens Illustrated Katie Gliddon

 
BARBER, HENRY.
Poems, Local and Otherwise.
Carlisle. Thurnam and Sons. 1904. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt titling. In good condition. Minor rubbing to covers, darkening to spine. Browning to end papers, light foxing throughout, inscription and poem on front end paper. Binding is good and secure. 239 pages, with over 100 poems. Good.
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Book number: 003169
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 18.33 | JP¥ 2021]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian

 
BARR, MATTHIAS
Little Willie and Other Poems on Children
London, Barr & Co. Soft Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. A slim paper-bound volume in good- condition, an acceptable reading copy. Browning and some marking to covers, wear and some loss at spine edges. Light foxing to a few pages, staples are rusted, otherwise clean internally. Binding is good and secure. 36 pages. No publishing date, circa late 19th/ early 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 011669
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.38 | JP¥ 1255]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian

 
BONE, DAVID
Lenten Pie, A.
Beckenham, The Bee and Blackthorn Press, 1958. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bound in dark cloth. In good+ condition, a decent reading copy. Sunning to spine, minor marking and rubbing to covers. Slight lean to spine, some marking to external page edges. Slight creasing to page corners, a few minor markings internally, but generally clean. Binding is beginning to loosen, but is good and secure. 134 pages. Good.
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Book number: 013882
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.27 | JP¥ 1464]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry

 
BROCKHOUSE, MURIEL CLARICE
Dewdrops and Gossamer
London, Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in pink cloth with gilt titling. In good condition, a decent reading copy. Sunning to spine, some marking and rubbing to covers. Free front end paper has been removed, browning to first and last couple of pages, a very few light markings internally, generally clean. Front hinge is weak but secure, binding is otherwise good and secure. No publishing date, circa early 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 012772
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.38 | JP¥ 1255]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Antiquarian

 
BRONSON, BERTRAND HARRIS (EDITOR)
That Immortal Garland
London, Faber & Faber, 1943. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling. In good condition. Sunning to spine and cover edges, otherwise clean throughout. Binding is very good. 260 pages. A collection of poetry by many of Britains best known poets, on the themes of Native Soil, Victories and Heroes, National Character and Ideals, Self-Dedicatory, Hortatory, Consolatory, Invocatory, Thanksgiving and Prophecy. Good.
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Book number: 005801
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.79 | JP¥ 418]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Anthology

 
BROWN, PETER
Auld Scots Fare and Other Poems
St Andrews, Printed By In Print, 1972. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A staple-bound soft cover in good+ condition. Minor markings to covers, staples are slightly rusted. Internally clean, binding is very good. 50 pages. Good.
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Book number: 008458
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Scottish Scotland

 
BUNKER, JEAN
Wise and Otherwise : Verses for Reading and Recitation
Milngavie, Heatherbank Press, 1986. (ISBN: 0905192397) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A staple-bound booklet in good+ condition. Crease in the centre of the booklet, affecting covers and pages, otherwise clean throughout, binding is very good. 40 pages. Good.
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Book number: 010699
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry 0905192397

 
CAIRNCROSS, JOHN
By a Lonely Sea : Translations and Poems
Hong Kong University Press, 1959. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard back in good+ condition. Light marking and rubbing to covers. Browning to end papers, some notes in pencil on end papers, a few light pencil markings elsewhere internally, otherwise clean, binding is good and secure. Inner flaps and front and back of the dust jacket are inside the book, but in 3 pieces, with the spine missing. 94 pages. Good/Poor.
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Book number: 014015
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry

 
CH'EN, JEROME; BULLOCK, MICHAEL (TRANSLATED BY)
Poems of Solitude
London, Lund Humphries, 1970. (ISBN: 0853312605) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard back in very good condition. Clean throughout, binding is very good. In good dust jacket with light marking and wear to edges. 118 pages. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 014077
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.58 | JP¥ 836]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Chinese 0853312605

 
CHARTERIS, FREDERIC
In Confidence : Poems and Verse
Devon, Arthur H. Stockwell, 1956. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in red cloth with black titling. In very good- condition. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Browning to end papers, otherwise clean internally, binding is good and secure. Inscription by the author on the front end paper. 35 pages. Very Good/Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 014625
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry

 
CHEUK, LAU TAK (SELECTED AND TRANSLATED BY)
Sitting Up at Night and Other Chinese Poems
Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (ISBN: B0018VSHHI) Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in stiff card boards. In good+ condition. Some light marking to covers, sunning to spine. Internally clean, binding is good and secure. 60 pages. No publishing date, circa late 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 013972
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.74 | JP¥ 1185]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Chinese B0018vshhi

 
CHIPPENDALE, RONALD
Poems
Great Britain, The Dock Leaves Press, 1963. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A staple-bound booklet in good+ condition. Minor marking and rubbing to covers. Inscription inside front cover, signed by the author on the title page, otherwise clean internally, binding is good and secure. 23 pages. No publishing date, inscription is dated 1971. Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 014623
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry

 
CLARKE, AUSTIN; EDITED BY LIAM MILLER
Poems 1955 - 1966
London, The Dolmen Press, 1974. (ISBN: 0851052614) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback in good condition. Light marking to covers, spine ends and cover edges are a little worn. Internally clean, binding is very good. Pages number 195 - 360 pages. Good.
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Book number: 015024
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry 0851052614

 
COLE, G. D. H & M. I. (EDITORS)
Beaumont and Fletcher : Lyrics from the Plays
London, Noel Douglas, 1928. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in orange cloth with gilt titling and decoration. In good+ condition. Sunning to spine, titling on spine is faded, light marking and rubbing to covers which are, however, still attractive. Internally clean, binding is very good. 62 pages. Good.
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Book number: 013974
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 558]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Plays Antiquarian

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