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Poetry

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1 BELLOC, BINYON, BRIDGES, BROOKE, CHESTERTON, DE LA MARE, HOUSMAN, KIPLING, MASEFIELD, MEREDITH, NOYES, Q, STEVENSON, THOMPSON, YEATS - ET AL! POEMS OF TO-DAY AN ANTHOLOGY
Sidgwick & Jackson 1915, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Small decoration to cloth. Front end paper neatly removed otherwise a very nice copy. Charming collection, published for The English Association. 024513 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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2 BLYTON Enid THE ENID BLYTON BOOK OF POETRY NINETY-SIX POEMS FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS OF THE YEAR
Methuen 1945, 7th Edition
Hardback, Very Good

Pretty dust wrapper, cloth boards with vignette. Charming selection. 024771 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 Brooke Rupert Edited by Edward Thompson RUPERT BROOKE THE AUGUSTAN BOOKS OF MODERN POETRY
Ernest Benn 1929, First edition 7th printing
Hardcover, Very Good

Attractive marbled decorative paper on cloth boards. Nice copy. Wonderful verse. An uncommon edition to add to a collection. 024028 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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4 CAROL ANN DUFFY THE KING OF CHRISTMAS
Picador 2016, First edition.
Hardcover, Fine

Charming new poem taking us to a topsy-turvy world of festivity, feasting and mischievous Christmas fun. As new. 024770 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 CHOSEN BY T W SUSSAMS A BOOK OF TOWN VERSE
Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press 1947, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

A pleasing collection of forty verses from both British and American poets. Attractive endpapers of London. Lovely copy, decorative boards and smashing dust wrapper. Includes Sassoon, Spender, Frost, Drinkwater, Auden et al. 024220 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 FARJEON Eleanor SILVER-SAND AND SNOW A COLLECTION OF HER POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Joseph 1951, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

An omnibus edition of favourite verses from Miss Farjeon. A delight. Very nice copy in an attractive dust wrapper. 024214 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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7 FRANKAU Ronald "OH DEAR DEAR!"
Warne 1929, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Lovely colour frontis and black and white illustrations accompany these poems and stories for real children! Lovely bright cloth with pretty vignette, and a most attractive dust wrapper. A lovely copy. 024219 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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8 FYLEMAN Rose GAY GO UP
Methuen 1929, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

Bright cloth with attractive gilt vignette.Adorable and striking colour pictorial endpapers. Charming rhymes. A pleasing copy of a scarce item. 024215 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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RHYME BOOK FOR ADAM, FYLEMAN Rose
9 FYLEMAN Rose RHYME BOOK FOR ADAM
Methuen 1949, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

Charming colour dust wrapper by Constance Marshall. Enchanting rhymes. A scarce item. 16942 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS Edited and with Introduction & Notes by JAMES REEVES SELECTED POEMS of GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS
Heineman 1961, Reprint
Hardcover, Very Good

A lovely copy in super wrapper, including a new interpretation of the man & his poetry based on recently published material. Some neat annotations from previous owner. 024221 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 Helen Douglas Adam CHARMS & DREAMS FROM THE ELFIN PEDLAR'S PACK
Hodder & Stoughton 1924, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Lovely copy in super wrapper with pictorial onlay. 024124 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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12 HERFORD Oliver THE RUBAIYAT OF A PERSIAN KITTEN
Bickers 1904, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

What a delight! Enchanting illustrations accompany the charming verse. A very nice copy of this captivating book. 024173 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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PLEASURE GARDEN   AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE & VERSE, HILL Brian
13 HILL Brian PLEASURE GARDEN AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE & VERSE
Rupert Hart-Davis 1956, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

A book to cherish and dip into again & again. 022891 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 JOHN CLARE BIRD POEMS
FOLIO SOCIETY 1980, First edition thus
Hardback, Very Good

An introduction by Peter Levi. Attractive buckram cloth, gilt decorated leather spine, and in original slipcase. A lovely copy. 025094 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 M AUMONIER GARDENS IN SUN AND SHADE
O Anacker 1935, 5th or later Edition
Hardcover, Near Fine

Exquisite item in delightful condition. Plate laid to front of wrapper. Five delicate tipped-in plates accompany these charming verses. Dedicated "To You the Lover of Flowers and Leaves and the Green of Grass and To All Who Have Found Healing in a Garden" . A Fleur-De-Lys Booklet.Gorgeous. Scarce 024856 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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16 M AUMONIER THE POETRY OF GARDENS
O Anacker 1944, 5th or later Edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Exquisite item in delightful condition. Plate laid to front of wrapper. Six delicate tipped-in plates accompany these charming verses. A Fleur-De-Lys Booklet. "In a Daisy-Chain Have I Bound My Love For The Greeting of My Friend". Gorgeous. A lovely copy. Scarce 024857 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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17 M C GREEN MAGIC LANTERNS POEMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, LETTERED AND NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR
The Bodley Head 1949, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Delightful and truly charming collection beautifully illustrated throughout. 024881 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 M C GREEN STARS AND PRIMROSES POEMS FOR CHILDREN, CHOSEN, LETTERED AND NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR
The Bodley Head 1945, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Delightful and truly charming collection beautifully illustrated throughout. 024880 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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19 MARION ST JOHN WEBB JOHN AND ME AND THE DICKERY DOG
Harrap 1930, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

A super collection of verse beautifully illustrated throughout with the delightful drawings of A H Watson. Attractive cloth backed marbled boards with gilted titled paste-down. A very pleasing copy. 024218 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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20 MARION ST JOHN WEBB TWICE TEN STORIES AND VERSES
University of London Press 1931, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

A splendid collection of stories and verse. Interesting biographical foreword about Marion St John Webb, accompanied by a charming portrait frontis. Attractive cloth backed marbled boards. Wonderful illustrations throughout from Frank Rogers. 024217 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Some of Our Newly Listed Items
WORDS FOR ALL SEASONS, SAVILLE Malcolm
WORDS FOR ALL SEASONS
40.00 GBP

PLEASURE GARDEN   AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE & VERSE, HILL Brian
PLEASURE GARDEN AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE & VERSE
15.00 GBP

RHYME BOOK FOR ADAM, FYLEMAN Rose
RHYME BOOK FOR ADAM
15.00 GBP

 
 


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