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 Allott, Kenneth (foreword by Roy Fuller),, COLLECTED POEMS.
Allott, Kenneth (foreword by Roy Fuller),
COLLECTED POEMS.
Secker and Warburg, London, 1975, 1st edn., 110pp, pink cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper, a reissue of the port's two ealier collections: "Poems", first published 1938 and "The Vetriloquist's Doll" in 1943, with a selection of a further sixteen later poems and a forword by Roy Fuller, pages evenly tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with very slight loss at spne ends and cnrs., very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 43045
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Keywords: poetry verse poems

 
Anthology,
AN ANTHOLOGY OF LOVE.
Heron Books, London, ND (c1970's), 120pp, half tone, ills. in line and head-pieces, no dustwrappervery good,
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Book number: 23282
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Keywords: poetry prose shakespeare wilde burns congreve keats browning thackeray pope rossetti coleridge brummell

 Asimov, Isaac,, PLEASE EXPLAIN.
Asimov, Isaac,
PLEASE EXPLAIN.
Coronet, London, 1978, 1st thus, paperback, 191pp, decorated upper wrapper (unattrib.), a selection of 100 factual essays answering scientific questions from 'how did life begin' to 'how will the earth end', 'what happens to all the energy emitted by the stars' and 'what is the speed of thought', etc., light vertical crease at spine and upper hinge, a little rubbed at extrems. espo. tail of lower hinge, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43170
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Keywords: essays science

 Ayres, Pam,, WITH THESE HANDS - A Collection of Work.
Ayres, Pam,
WITH THESE HANDS - A Collection of Work.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, ND (circa 2011), 5th imp. of new (2008) edition, [viii], 119pp, in text line drawings, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, autobiographical scenes from Pam Ayres life in prose and poetry, edges tanned, dustwrapper: faultless, near fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 43077
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Keywords: poetry verse poems

 
Barrie, J. M.,
THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1939, 27th, (2nd in this form), 224pp incl. 12pp in text line drawings by Hugh Thomson, olive cloth lettered in black and blind stamped bds., lightly rubbed at extrems., faint xox marks to cloth, fore-edge and endpapers, dustwrapper: price clipped, rubbed at extrems with sev. small tears internally repaired, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22251
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Keywords: play drama barrie

 
Barrie, Sir James,
QUALITY STREET.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1938, 27th, 192pp incl. 13pp in text line drawings by Hugh Thomson, olive cloth lettered in black and blind stamped bds., sl. cocked, lightly rubbed to extrems., top edges of bds. a little sunned, top cnr. front free endpaper sl. thinned where price erased, dustwrapper: price clipped, rubbed at extrems with chipping to spine ends and top edge internally repaired, good plus in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22252
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Keywords: play drama barrie

 
Barrie, J. M.,
SHALL WE JOIN THE LADIES? and Other One-Act Plays.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 128pp incl. 6pp in text line drawings by Isobel and John Morton-Sale, olive cloth lettered in black at spine, bds blind stamped, sl. cocked, lightly bumped and rubbed at extrems., single fox mark fore-edge, small (4mm) hole in eps. at upper hinge, dustwrapper: price clipped, rubbed with small edge tears internally repaired, good plus in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22250
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Keywords: play drama barrie

 Betjeman, John (selected by John Guest),, THE BEST OF BETJEMAN.
Betjeman, John (selected by John Guest),
THE BEST OF BETJEMAN.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, ND, reprint, trade paperback, 236pp, [iii] ads., half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, a selection of the best of John Betjeman's poetry but also of his prose revealing him as an architectural critic, a social historian, a conservationist, railway enthisiast, humorist, eccentric, etc., as well as a poet, lightly rubbed at tips, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43048
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Keywords: poetry verse poems

 Briggs, A. D. P. (ed.),, INTO A TOWERING PASSION  - Poems on Love.
Briggs, A. D. P. (ed.),
INTO A TOWERING PASSION - Poems on Love.
Everymna / J. M. Dent, London, 2000, paperback, xvi, 108pp, slightly larger than mass market paperback format (7.5 x 5 inches approx.), decorated wrappers by Coryn Dickson, light vertical creasing at spine and upper hingem lightly rubbed at extrems., a few faint creases to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 34516
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Keywords: poetry verse love romance

 Brooke, Rupert,, THE COMPLETE POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE.
Brooke, Rupert,
THE COMPLETE POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE.
Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1933, 3rd imp., 166pp, tissue guarded frontis. port., facsimile of manuscript of The Soldier, dark blue buckram lettered in gilt at spine with gilt facsimile sig. upper board., bevelled boards., fore and lower edges uncut, cream dustwrapper lettered in black repeating the sig. from the upper board, a well made edition, arranged in approximate order of composition and includes 'Poems 1905-1911', 'Poems 1911-1914' and an Appendix containing a further eleven which include his last works en route to Gallipoli in 1915, popular highlights being his '1914' sonnet collection which includes The Soldier: ('If I should die, think only this of me....') with a facsimile of the manuscript, 'The Old Vicarage, Grantchester' (...and is there honey still for tea?), etc., lightly rubbed at tips, replacement front free endpaper, lacks half title, dustwrapper: price clipped, a little rubbed at extrems., spine sun-darkened, several short closed edge tears internally repaired, light overall soiling, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40220
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Keywords: war ww1 poetry verse poems

 Brooke, Rupert (ed. Geoffrey Keynes),, RUPERT BROOKE - The Poetical Works.
Brooke, Rupert (ed. Geoffrey Keynes),
RUPERT BROOKE - The Poetical Works.
Faber and Faber, London, 1985, 5th imp., trade paperback, 216pp, pictorial panel upper wrapper by Pierre Le Tan, with a preface by the editor Geoffrey Keynes, athe stabndard edition arranged by the editor in reverse chronological order includes a fragment written en route to Gallipoli, the war sonnets '1914' and many others including 'Granchester', very slight slant to spine, a little sunned at spine, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 30180
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Keywords: war ww1 poetry verse poems

 
Burns, Robert,
THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS.
Collins, London, ND (c1930), 648pp, frontis and 4 sepia tone plates, pocket format 6 x 4 approx inches, maroon morocco grain cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, dark blue silk marker, older English style binding with backstrip glued to signatures, maroon paper covered card slipcase, a little bumped lower cnrs., rubbed at head of spine, tail of silk marker sunned, 4 line ink inscr. (dated 1932) front free endpaper, slipcase rubbed at extrems., no dustwrapper, very good in a good plus slipcase,
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Book number: 30771
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Keywords: poetry verse

 
Chaucer, Geoffrey (ed. by Goerge H. Cowling),
CHAUCER - THE PROLOGUE AND THREE TALES - The Prologue To The Canterbury Tales, The Prioress's Tale, The Nun's Priest's Tale and The Pardoner's Tale.
Ginn and Company, London, ND (c1934), l, 221pp, small format 7 x 5 inches approx, dark green cloth covered limp bds. lettered in gilt at spine and upper board, a little rubbed at extrems., endpapers lightly foxed, pencil annotations in text, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 30772
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Keywords: literature classic fiction

 
Church, Richard,
THE LAMP.
J. M. Dent, London, 1946, 1st edn., 95pp, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd lettered dustwrapper, a dramatic narrative poem set in occupied France, very faint lettering from dustwrapper: on cloth at upper bd., light diag. crease cnrs. three leaves, dustwrapper: sunned at spine, a little rubbed at extrem. with very sl. loss at tips, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 11370
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Keywords: fiction countryside rural poetry

 Cleese, John and Booth, Connie,, THE COMPLETE FAWLTY TOWERS.
Cleese, John and Booth, Connie,
THE COMPLETE FAWLTY TOWERS.
Methuen, London, 1988, 3rd imp., [vi], 333pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., laminated pictorial boards, the entire twelve scripts of the BBC TV series with a selection of half tone stills, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, pages tanned, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 34060
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Keywords: humour drama scripts

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