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Funland, and Other Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hutchinson: 1973

Seller ID: 025395

ISBN: 0091147514

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy of this book of poetry. "It skilfully uses the metaphor of a mental institution to develop a comic, but surrealist and disturbing view of the world". 71 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 025396

ISBN: 0091012015

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy of these "engaging, unpretentious poems". 95 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Poems in Pamphlet - XII - The Crossways

By: Alden, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Aldington, The Hand and Flower Press: 1951

Seller ID: 049916

Condition: Good


A little foxing to covers else a good clean copy of this stapled booklet . Part of the Poems in Pamphlet series. View more info

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Poems of Today - Second Series

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1943

Edition: Reprint - School Edition.

Seller ID: 015433

Condition: Good +


Mustard yellow covers with black lettering. 174 pages + notes (complied by H. R. Hall). Pages are clean, although now yellowing a little with age. A very good, tight copy. View more info

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Yet More Comic & Curious Verse

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Penguin Books Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066559

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy which has light reading creases to the spine. Selected by J.M. Cohen. 319 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mary,Queen of Scots: A Poetry Anthology

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1981

Seller ID: 026176

ISBN: 0413485501

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 80 pages including index. An illustrated anthology of poetry reflecting the conflicting images of Mary Queen of Scots. View more info

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Triquarterly : An International Journal of Writing, Art, and Cultural Inquiry

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: TriQuarterly,U.S.: 2004

Seller ID: 026475

ISBN: 0810159155

Condition: As New


TriQuarterly 118 features poetry by Lloyd Schwartz, D. Nurske, Kimiko Hahn, David Hernandez, and Geri Doran; stories by David H. Lynn, Richard Burgin, and Carolyn Alessio; a dramatic adaptation of "Crime and Punishment" by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, and much more. Still in shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Aunt Louisa's First Poetry Book

By: Anon

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Seller ID: 031271

Condition: Good


A most attractive copy of this hard to find children's title. Undated but gift inscription on front fly dated 1922. Colour frontis of "Feeding the Robins" + numerous b/w illustrations and vignettes to the text. Unpaginated. Pictorial boards with cloth spine with black lettering. Internally clean and bright. Boards are a little bowed. Illustrated covers are slightly soiled. Edges and extremities rubbed. Part of the Aunt Louisa's Favourite Instruction Books series. View more info

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Poems of To-day Second Series

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035035

Condition: Good


Brown cloth with silver lettering and decoration. Square tight binding. Internally clean. Slight sunning to spine strip. 174 pages including index of first lines. View more info

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The Golden Treasury - Book Fourth

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little Blue Book Company:

Seller ID: 040325

Condition: Good


64 page booklet which includes some of the best lyrical poetry in the English language. A good clean copy. Previous owner's sticker inside front cover. No. 30 in the Little Blue Book Library series. View more info

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Collected Poems Series One for Infants

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1946

Seller ID: 045173

Condition: Reading Copy


1940's book which provides a collection of rhymes, catches and poems that will be acceptable to very young children. Small amount of pencil annotation and some sunning to spine strip and covers. 59 pages including index of first lines. View more info

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The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Penguin Books Ltd: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066560

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy which has light reading creases to the spine. Selected by Kenneth Allott. 270 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Select Pieces of the Ancient Popular Poetry of Scotland No V Containing Roswall and Lillian; & Tays-Bank

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Seller ID: 047190

Condition: Poor


Facsimile copies of the two poems originally published in 1663. Spine strip is missing and both front and rear cover have been attached with clear tape.A little foxing. Undated but publisher's errata note dated Edinburgh March 1822. Previous owner's name and notes on rear endpaper. View more info

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More Comic & Curious Verse

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Penguin Books Ltd: 1958

Seller ID: 066558

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy which has light reading creases to the spine. Selected by J.M. Cohen. 319 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Hill of Flutes : Life, Love and Poetry in Tribal India : A Portrait of the Santals

By: Archer, W. G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054023

ISBN: 0045720215

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating and entrancing account of the Santals and their music & poetry in their heartland, the Santal Parganas. Illustrated with 60 halftone plates. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 375 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Scholar-Gipsy

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £24.50

Publisher: London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd: 1933

Seller ID: 042402

Condition: Good


Attractive illustrated edition of this famous pastoral poem. Brown cloth boards with gilt titles on a green panel. Decorated endpapers. 20 plates - 10 in colour, 10 in monochrome by Frank Adams. A little foxing to edges but text block is clean. Small bump to rear cover at bottom corner. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046630

Condition: Very Good


Navy leather with gilt titles and gilt crest to front board. Five raised bands to spine. Gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Latin school prize plate on front endpaper dated 1917. Contents include Early Poems, Narrative Poems, Sonnets, Lyric Poems, Elegiac Poems, Dramatic Poems, Later Poems. xii + 510 pages + publishers adverts. A most attractive copy. View more info

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Spirit of Fire (SIGNED COPY)

By: Askar, Carolyn

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Element Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012215

ISBN: 0906540437

Condition: Very Good


Inscription reads "Dec 1983 With very best wishes Carolyn Askar". Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Iambes et Poemes

By: Barbier, Auguste

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1907

Seller ID: 053142

Condition: Very Good


TEXTIN FRENCH. Edited by Ch-M. Garnier. Contains short biography of the author followed by his poetry. liii + 136 pages. A very good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends

By: Barham, Rev. R.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 058530

Condition: Good


A collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham. 518 Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Spine strip faded. Internally text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w pictures. View more info