Search

Criteria:
  • Category = Poetry
  • A Day in a Child's Life by GREENAWAY, Kate (illustrator) FOSTER, Myles B. ( music)
    GREENAWAY, Kate (illustrator) FOSTER, Myles B. ( music)
    A Day in a Child's Life

    London: George Routledge & Sons, [1881]. First Edition. Hardback. Green cloth spine with light green paper covered bevelled boards. Beautifully illustrated throughout with colour vignettes, words and music to nine charming songs. Boards are rubbed and book has been dropped at some point so top right corner has some creasing, otherwise good and clean. 29 pages. 250 x 215 mm (9¾ x 8½ inches).

    Book ID: 2863
    View basket More details Price: £100.00
  • Book of Ballads by GAULTIER, Bon
    GAULTIER, Bon
    Book of Ballads

    Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884. Fourteenth Edition. Hardback in green cloth with red title and gilt illustration to front board and spine. Some minor spine and edge rubbing and light soiling. Complete with full page frontis and many b/w in text illustrations. 292 pages. 175 x 120 mm (7 x 4¾ inches).

    Book ID: 2846
    View basket More details Price: £20.00
  • Dense Lens by MARLEY, Brian & BENVENISTE, Asa
    MARLEY, Brian & BENVENISTE, Asa
    Dense Lens

    London: Trigram Press, 1975. A very nice copy of this first edition volume of poetry. Limited to 550 copies - this one of the 500 trade edition. A collaboration between two authors, the book is divided in two halves. A green centre leaf separates the two halves. Stapled, with the staples somewhat rusty. Soft covers are clean and tidy, the glassine cover is very slightly darkened. Unpaginated, but 10 poems by each author, with printed on one side of the page only. 235 x 150 mm (9¼ x 6 inches).

    Book ID: 3162
    View basket More details Price: £30.00
  • English Little Magazines No 12: Poetry London - Reprinted in Five Volumes by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    English Little Magazines No 12: Poetry London - Reprinted in Five Volumes Edited By Tambimuttu. Series Edited By B.C.Bloomfield.

    London: Frank Cass and Co. Limited, 1970. A modern reprint of the entire run of this magazine, originally published between 1939 and 1951, and comprising 23 issues bound within five volumes. Poetry London contains poetry and artwork from lots of the avant-garde poets of the day. In a very good. Almost looks unread, but has some finger marks to closed page edges.
    Poems by Dylan Thomas, Paul Potts, Laurence Whistler, Louis Macniece, George Barker, Herbert Read, Rayner Heppenstall, Stephen Spender, Walter De La Mare, Dorian Cooke, Lawrence Durrell, Nicolas Moore, D.S Savage, Heinrich Rhys, Charles Madge, David Gascoyne, Clifford Dyment, Ruthven Todd, Idris Davies, Glyn Jones, Lynd Nathan, Maurice Carpenter, and H. G. Porteus, and many others.
    Bound…

    (more)

    London: Frank Cass and Co. Limited, 1970. A modern reprint of the entire run of this magazine, originally published between 1939 and 1951, and comprising 23 issues bound within five volumes. Poetry London contains poetry and artwork from lots of the avant-garde poets of the day. In a very good. Almost looks unread, but has some finger marks to closed page edges.
    Poems by Dylan Thomas, Paul Potts, Laurence Whistler, Louis Macniece, George Barker, Herbert Read, Rayner Heppenstall, Stephen Spender, Walter De La Mare, Dorian Cooke, Lawrence Durrell, Nicolas Moore, D.S Savage, Heinrich Rhys, Charles Madge, David Gascoyne, Clifford Dyment, Ruthven Todd, Idris Davies, Glyn Jones, Lynd Nathan, Maurice Carpenter, and H. G. Porteus, and many others.
    Bound in publisher's green cloth with black to spines. Gilt stamped titles to front boards and spines.

    (less)
    Book ID: 2310
    View basket More details Price: £120.00
  • Gray's Elegy written in a country church-yard by GRAY, [Thomas].
    GRAY, [Thomas].
    Gray's Elegy written in a country church-yard with a foreword by Christopher Sandford and eight engravings by Gwenda Morgan

    London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Limited edition in hardback marbled boards, with gilt stamped title to blue cloth spine. Our copy is # 493 of 750 copies. Lovely wood engravings by Gwenda Morgan. In very good condition with minimal handling. 19 pages. 190 x 130 mm (7½ x 5 inches).

    Book ID: 3302
    View basket More details Price: £110.00
  • Author signed - limited edition
    Hriday Ganga by PREMORMI, (Ramesh Patel)
    PREMORMI, (Ramesh Patel)
    Hriday Ganga

    London: Shree International, 1993. Bound in turquoise cloth covers with a peacock feather on the front cover, and a fabulous woven gold coloured and tasseled bookmark. Signed by Ramesh Patel to the front. Limited to 2,000 copies.
    Text in Hindi, French, German, Spanish, English, Esperanto, Russian and Marathi. Poetry and colour images. Ramesh patel (Premormi) is a London based poet.

    Condition: As New condition.

    Book ID: 2278
    View basket More details Price: £70.00
  • Scarce Irish 'pirate' edition
    Hudibras, in Three Parts, written in the Time of the Late Wars: by BUTLER, Samuel
    BUTLER, Samuel
    Hudibras, in Three Parts, written in the Time of the Late Wars: corrected and amended. With large Annotations and a Preface by Zachary Grey. Adorn'd with a new set of Cuts.

    Dublin: A. Reilly, 1744. In two volumes. Presumably the Irish pirated version of Bentham's Cambridge edition of the same year. Bound in original full calf. With wood-engraved portrait frontispiece (by Vertue after Soest), and 16 fine wood-engraved plates (by Mynde after Hogarth), five of which are folding. Full index at the end of each volume. The first edition to include Zachary Grey's extensive notes.
    Volume I - xxxvi, 399, [xv] pp.
    Volume II - 414, [vxiii] pp. The work is directed against religious sectarianism. The first part of Hudibras was written in 1658, and the other two in 1664 and 1678 respectively. Very popular in its time, the poem was sufficiently popular to spawn imitators.
    One early purchaser…

    (more)

    Dublin: A. Reilly, 1744. In two volumes. Presumably the Irish pirated version of Bentham's Cambridge edition of the same year. Bound in original full calf. With wood-engraved portrait frontispiece (by Vertue after Soest), and 16 fine wood-engraved plates (by Mynde after Hogarth), five of which are folding. Full index at the end of each volume. The first edition to include Zachary Grey's extensive notes.
    Volume I - xxxvi, 399, [xv] pp.
    Volume II - 414, [vxiii] pp. The work is directed against religious sectarianism. The first part of Hudibras was written in 1658, and the other two in 1664 and 1678 respectively. Very popular in its time, the poem was sufficiently popular to spawn imitators.
    One early purchaser of the first two parts was Samuel Pepys. Whilst Pepys acknowledged that the book was the "greatest fashion" he could not see why it was deemed so witty. Hudibras was reprinted many times in the centuries following Butler's death.

    (less)

    Condition: The binding has been skillfully restored, with red morocco labels, lettered, numbered and ruled in gilt. Boards are in good condition with only a little rubbing to edges and corners. New end papers. Small pen squiggle to end paper in volume one. Small neat signatures to title pages. Lacks the list of subscribers (often missing) at end of the first volume.

    Book ID: 2320
    View basket More details Price: £325.00
  • Scarce work!
    Hunter of the Moon. by LOVERIDGE, John
    LOVERIDGE, John
    Hunter of the Moon. Poems of John Loveridge

    Sharrington, Norfolk: Clement (Publishers) Ltd, 1983. First edition. In original unclipped dust jacket. Protected in Mylar clear wrap. 150 pages. 225 x 145 mm (8¾ x 5¾ inches). Sir John Warren Loveridge (9 September 1925 – 13 November 2007) was a British Conservative M. P. He was also a published poet and an abstract sculptor.

    Condition: In a very good condition, with a handwritten gift inscription to FFEP.

    Book ID: 2887
    View basket More details Price: £38.00
  • Idylles, Romances, et autres Poesies by BERQUIN
    BERQUIN
    Idylles, Romances, et autres Poesies

    Paris: Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard. A beautiful copy of this First Edition. Bound in an Arts & Crafts style in 1903 by AR. In full leather with decoration and titles in gilt. The binding is in a good, strong condition. To the front end paper, is a large ink ownership inscription. This shows the owner was one Fanny Crozier. She was of Westhill, in the Isle of Wight, and married to a prominent Justice of the Peace in the county. The books contains a frontis engraving and 39 beautiful engravings. Complete. Text in French. A number of poems. Curiously, the final poem is in English - The Hermit by Oliver Goldsmith. 215 pages. 140 x 85 mm (5½ x…

    (more)

    Paris: Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard. A beautiful copy of this First Edition. Bound in an Arts & Crafts style in 1903 by AR. In full leather with decoration and titles in gilt. The binding is in a good, strong condition. To the front end paper, is a large ink ownership inscription. This shows the owner was one Fanny Crozier. She was of Westhill, in the Isle of Wight, and married to a prominent Justice of the Peace in the county. The books contains a frontis engraving and 39 beautiful engravings. Complete. Text in French. A number of poems. Curiously, the final poem is in English - The Hermit by Oliver Goldsmith. 215 pages. 140 x 85 mm (5½ x 3¼ inches). Bel exemplaire de cette Première Edition. Relié dans un style Arts & Crafts en 1903 par AR. En plein cuir avec décor et titres dorés. La reliure est en bon état solide. Sur le papier frontal se trouve une grande inscription de propriété à l'encre. Cela montre que le propriétaire était une Fanny Crozier. Elle était de Westhill, dans l'île de Wight, et mariée à un éminent juge de paix du comté. Le livre contient une gravure frontis et 39 belles gravures. Compléter. Texte en français. Un certain nombre de poèmes. Curieusement, le poème final est en anglais - The Hermit d'Oliver Goldsmith. 215 pages. 140 x 85 mm

    (less)
    Book ID: 3205
    View basket More details Price: £250.00
  • La mort de la faunesse by WILLETTE. H
    WILLETTE. H
    La mort de la faunesse

    Paris: Éditions Lemercier, 1925. First edition. Poetry and beautiful woodcuts. Some pages uncut. A little age toned, but otherwise very good. 79 pages. 245 x 195 mm (9¾ x 7¾ inches). Première édition. Poésie et belles gravures sur bois. Certaines pages non coupées. Un peu d'âge tonique, mais sinon très bon. 79 pages. 245 × 195 mm

    Book ID: 3433
    View basket More details Price: £40.00
  • Le Latin Mystique les poetes de L'antiphonaire et la symbolique au moyen age by GOURMONT, Remy de.
    GOURMONT, Remy de.
    Le Latin Mystique les poetes de L'antiphonaire et la symbolique au moyen age preface inedite de l'auteur. Frontispice de Maurice Denis. Ornaments de Roger Deverin.

    Edition: First Thus

    Paris: George Cres et Cie: 1913. One of 925 copies (401/925). First Thus. Marbled boards, half red leather with gilt titles & decoration to the spine. Bookplate of a Dutch circuit judge to the front end paper. Frontis by Maurice Denis. tissue guard. Light pencilled annotations throughout the work in the margins. The leather to the spine is clean and bright. The corners have a little rubbing - particularly to the top edge. Internally, the book is clean and bright throughout, with a little darkening to the pages. Overall a very attractive copy. 26cm x 19cm. 423. iii pp. Un des 925 exemplaires (401/925). Premier Ainsi. Plats marbrés, demi cuir rouge avec titres et décor dorés au dos. Ex-libris d'un…

    (more)

    Paris: George Cres et Cie: 1913. One of 925 copies (401/925). First Thus. Marbled boards, half red leather with gilt titles & decoration to the spine. Bookplate of a Dutch circuit judge to the front end paper. Frontis by Maurice Denis. tissue guard. Light pencilled annotations throughout the work in the margins. The leather to the spine is clean and bright. The corners have a little rubbing - particularly to the top edge. Internally, the book is clean and bright throughout, with a little darkening to the pages. Overall a very attractive copy. 26cm x 19cm. 423. iii pp. Un des 925 exemplaires (401/925). Premier Ainsi. Plats marbrés, demi cuir rouge avec titres et décor dorés au dos. Ex-libris d'un juge de circuit néerlandais au premier papier. Frontis de Maurice Denis. protecteur de tissu. Légères annotations au crayon tout au long de l'ouvrage dans les marges. Le cuir de la colonne vertébrale est propre et brillant. Les coins ont un peu de frottement - en particulier sur le bord supérieur. À l'intérieur, le livre est propre et lumineux, avec un peu de noircissement sur les pages. Dans l'ensemble, un exemplaire très attrayant. 26cm x 19cm. 423. iii pp.

    (less)
    Book ID: 1950
    View basket More details Price: £100.00
  • First Edition T.S. Eliot
    Little Gidding by ELIOT, T. S.
    ELIOT, T. S.
    Little Gidding

    London: Faber and Faber, 1942. In original printed mauve card stock, with sewn binding. 16 pp. 230 mm x 150 mm (9 x 6 inches).

    Condition: Covers show some fading / light bumping around the margins. Internally fine with only small previous owner's name in pencil to front blank.

    Book ID: 2214
    View basket More details Price: £50.00
  • London Lyrics by LOCKER, Frederick
    LOCKER, Frederick
    London Lyrics

    London: Chiswick Press, 1881. Lovely copy of this reprint edition, with a gift inscription by the author. With engraved frontispiece and tailpiece by Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway, respectively. Original buckram with gilt titles and edges. Darkening to end papers, otherwise in very good condition. 108 pages. 235 by 155mm (9¼ by 6 inches).

    Book ID: 2425
    View basket More details Price: £80.00
  • Love Divine. Daily Texts and Hymns for a Month by HINES, Fred (illustrator)
    HINES, Fred (illustrator)
    Love Divine. Daily Texts and Hymns for a Month

    Nuremberg: Ernest Nister (London), 1889. Hardback first edition. In illustrated boards with green cloth spine. A charming little book, beautifully illustrated in colour by Fred Hines. Unpaginated, but 30 pages. 190 x 170 mm (7½ x 6¾ inches).

    Condition: Boards are a little soiled, and rubbed at edges. Binding reinforced with archival tape. Some foxing;commensurate with age. Overall in a good condition.

    Book ID: 2576
    View basket More details Price: £20.00
  • Love is Death's Oracle. by GOODGER-HILL, Trevor
    GOODGER-HILL, Trevor
    Love is Death's Oracle. New Poems by Trevor Goodger-Hill

    Montréal: H. E. Heinemann, 1965. Softback illustrated covers. This is a limited edition of 368 signed copies. This copy is # 117, with the translator's, author's and illustrator's signatures to the colophon. From Volume 63 of Queen's Quarterly. Text in English and French (bilingual edition). Illustrated by Marie Koehler. Translated by Germaine Gabélier. 72 pages. 240 x 160 mm (9½ x 6¼ inches). Queen's Quarterly is a Canadian quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of cultural studies that was established in 1893.

    Condition: Covers are lightly rubbed, otherwise in a very good condition.

    Book ID: 2646
    View basket More details Price: £20.00
  • Makamen en Ghazelen. Proeven Oosterscher Poezie. by FERGUUT, Jan. [VAN DROOGENBROECK Jan A.]
    FERGUUT, Jan. [VAN DROOGENBROECK Jan A.]
    Makamen en Ghazelen. Proeven Oosterscher Poezie.

    Edition: Reprint

    Aalst: De Seyn-Verhougrstraete: 1894. 3rd edition. With frontis portrait of the author. Original softback binding, but rebound in recent marbled boards. Leather label to spine. Bookplate to inside front board.

    Condition: The binding is in excellent condition. The contents are in good clean condition, with a touch of darkening to the page edges.

    Book ID: 1964
    View basket More details Price: £48.00
  • Marigold Garden by GREENAWAY, Kate
    GREENAWAY, Kate
    Marigold Garden

    London: Frederick Warne & Co, [1910]. First edition. Green cloth backed pictorial hardback boards. Beautifully illustrated. Undated, but circa 1910. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers, but clean and fresh inside. 56 pages. 250 x 200 mm (9¾ by 7¾ inches).

    Book ID: 2862
    View basket More details Price: £45.00
  • Marion Faliero, (A Tragedy) / The Prophecy of Dante by BYRON, Lord
    BYRON, Lord
    Marion Faliero, (A Tragedy) / The Prophecy of Dante

    London: John Murray, 1821. First Edition. This is the first UK edition. Newly bound in grey boards, and light brown spine with paper label. xxi, 261 [2] pp. 230 x 145 mm (9 x 5¾ inches).

    Condition: Test body is clean. Binding is tight. Moderate foxing throughout. Edges slightly browned.

    Book ID: 2062
    View basket More details Price: £260.00
  • Mary of Huntingdon and Other Poems by THOMAS, Gilbert
    THOMAS, Gilbert
    Mary of Huntingdon and Other Poems

    London: George Allen & Unwin, 1928. Original publisher's purple boards, with (very slightly sun faded) blue cloth spine, gilt stamped title to spine. 51. pp
    190 by 130 mm (7½ by 5 inches).

    Condition: Very good condition

    Book ID: 2042
    View basket More details Price: £15.00
  • Numbered edition
    More Lucifer by SILLITOE, Alan
    SILLITOE, Alan
    More Lucifer

    Knotting: Martin Booth, 1980. Small square octavo, in beige card. Stapled. Three poems. One of 125 copies - the first 50 of which were signed. This is # 55. Unpaginated. 8 pp. 165 x 165 mm (6½ x 6½ inches).

    Condition: A near fine copy - no fading, tight binding, no inscriptions.

    Book ID: 2330
    View basket More details Price: £15.00