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AMIS, KINGSLEY ( SELECTED BY )
The Amis Anthology - a Personal Choice
London, Hutchinson. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0091735254). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy which has a little dust marking to top edge with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xvi + 360 pages. Kingsley Amis's highly individual anthology of his favourite poems from the 15th century to the present day. 242 poems. As well as selecting a generous measure of poems, Amis provides intriguing and opinionated notes to the poems. Many of the poems selcted will be unfamiliar to many readers. B2B. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 009386
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Anthology, Kingsley Amis's Personal Choice of Poems 0091735254

 
CASTLE, FIONA
What a Wonderful World - an Anthology of Joy
London, Hodder and Stoughton. 2000. (ISBN: 0340756152). Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR with inscription to half title page. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Second impression. The author is the widow of Roy Castle, the popular television entertainer. This beautiful collection celebrates the beauty and variety of God's creation. She has known hard times, particularly the pain of bereavement, but she would be the first to know also the sheer delight of living, and this personal collection contains poetry and prose which celebrates life in alll its fullness. D6. Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 007510
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Celebration of Life, Spiritual Poems, Religious Poems, Roy Castle 0340756152

 
O'CONNELL, JAMES (EDITED BY)
The Pioneer Valley Reader - Prose and Poetry from New England's Heartland
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Berkshire House. First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition First Printing. Gold title on green quarter cloth with green boards. A Fine uninscribed copy with complete pictorial dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with archive photographs, drawings and maps with foreword by Richard Todd. The book brings together three centuries of prose and poetry from the Connecticut River Valley in Massachusetts which show the unique place in American culture occupied by 'Pioneer Valley'. 22. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 002317
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: New England Poetry

 
CROWELL, GRACE NOLL
Songs for Courage
London, Cassell. 1938. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First UK edition. Green and cream titles on cream and green boards which are very clean, totally unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a very small contemporary inscription and delightful quote by a very neat and decorative hand else very clean, tight and unmarked throughout. A Very Good + copy. Dustjacket is price clipped and also very clean and unmarked. The important American poet and writer's (1877-1969) small volume of poetry "Lovingly dedicated to those who are walking, for awhile, through the dark". In a most excellent condition for it's age. 1. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003719
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: American Poet, Poems, Theme of Courage

 
DEAL, LESLIE DAVID
Memories
Powys, Plane Tree. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 1842941216). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Very Good+ clean and unmarked copy. A collection of the poets work chosen by himself illustrated with photographs from his life. D6. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004786
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poets, Poetry 1842941216

 
DRYDEN, JOHN ( SELECTED BY DOUGLAS GRANT )
Dryden - Poetry, Prose and Plays
London, Rupert Hart Davis. 1952, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Gilt title and decoration on blue bevelled cloth boards. Boards are clean with a little light scuffing to back. Internally there is the previous owner's signature (M.O. Shorter of Christ's Cambridge) to front endpaper and some erudite marginalia by him, foxing to endpapers else a clean, tight copy. 896 pages. 1. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002085
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Catalogue: Poetry

 
DUNNE, JONATHAN
Contemporary Galician Poets
Galicia, Xunta De Galicia. 2010, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy. 62 pages. 19 contemporary Galician poems by different poets selected and translated by Jonathan Dunne. Introduction by translator. D1. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 009148
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Galician Poetry

 
INGLIS, FRED
One of the Family - an Anthology About Home
London, Ginn. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0602211778). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine copy in laminated boards with a small name to title page. Part 1 of English and Society. The book is about home, what we mean by the word and the place and what we think about it. The poems, stories and extracts come in a definite order, grouped under four headings :- Bring forth fruit; Living where you are; Strangers and ceremonies; Exits. The second part of the book is a variety of ways of looking at the relationships and possessions, customs and values which make up our lives. Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white and diagrams and maps. NOT EX LIB 3. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003872
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry 0602211778

 
HOLLIS, JILL AND CAMERON, IAN (SELECTED BY)
Poems of the Countryside
London, Viking. 1987. (ISBN: 0670817554). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Beningfield, Gordon. A near Fine unmarked copy with price clipped dustjacket. A wide selection of poetry with the theme of the countryside, juxtaposed with Gordon Beningfield's magnificent pictures, largely taken from his best selling books, to create a very special anthology. 15. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 004377
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry, Theme of the Countryside Nature / Countryside / Natural World / Environment 0670817554 Beningfield, Gordon

 
MCDONALD, TREVOR (SELECTED BY)
Favourite Poems
London, Michael O'Mara. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 1854792016). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition, First printing. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The popular newscaster presents an anthology of his favourite poetry from across the ages, based on material published in his Anthology column in the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Each poet is introduced with a concise history of their work. 11. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003295
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry Anthology, Daily Telegraph 1854792016

 
MIDDLETON, CHRISTOPHER
The Lonely Suppers of W.V. Balloon
Cheshire, Carcanet Press. 1975. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy in card covers with near Fine dustjacket which has little fading to spine. 103 pages. This is Christopher Middleton's fifth book of poems. It includes his two pamphlets 'The Fossil Fish' (1970) and ' Briefcase History' (1972). Widely translated into other languages, Middleton's poems contain a variability factor which his English critics have been apt to misconstrue. His poems are crystallizations of complex passions or explorations of perceptual and imaginative experience happening at once on several linguistic levels. Many of the poems in this collection explore the experience of time. All evoke alternative universes. D1. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 009262
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: English Contemporary Poet

 
NOYES, ALFRED (EDITOR)
The Temple of Beauty - an Anthology
London, Andrew Melrose. 1911. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Gilt Temple motif and title to front and gilt motif and lettering to spine on green cloth boards. Slight wear to spine with a small hole and a few minor marks to front board. Slight fading and foxing to endpapers and preliminaries else internally very good. Top edge gilt. Second impression. Introduction by Alfred Noyes with Index of First Lines and Index of Authors. Contains works by 27 poets selected by Noyes but not including any of his poetry. B2D. Good TEG/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000501
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Keywords: Poetry

 
PARKER, DEREK (EDITED BY)
An Anthology of Erotic Prose
London, Constable. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 0094642303). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine uninscribed copy with just a touch of dustmarking to top edge with a dustjacket which is price clipped. A companion volume to the editor's Anthology of Erotic Verse and spans the centuries from the Arabian Nights to modern authors with 60 extracts of works presented. 11. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 002382
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Keywords: 0094642303

 
PARKER, DOROTHY
The Best of Dorothy Parker
London, Methuen. 1953. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Gilt title on green cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. A selection of the best writings, poetry and epithets of Dorothy Parker nee Rothschild, noted for her satiric humour. C3E. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004956
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Satiric Humour, Poetry

 
PURCELL, SALLY
Collected Poems
London, Anvil Press Poetry. 2002, First Edition. (ISBN: 0856463388). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy. 256 pages. Edited by Peter Jay. Preface by Marina Walker. Sally Purcell (1944-1998) was a poet and translator who continued to live and work in Oxford after studying mediaeval and Modern French. This definitive edition contains all her published work and includes over 70 uncollected poems, often drawing on folklore and mediaeval sources. D1. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 008518
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Oxford Poet, Poetry 0856463388

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