Poetry

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Sir Richard Blackmore: Prince Arthur : An Heroick Poem in Ten Books. J. Tonson, 1714. Revised fourth edition. Small [approx 13.5 x 8 cm] leatherbound volume. Cover rather worn & scuffed. Marbled edge and endpapers. Lower tip of back endpaper has been torn away [appox. 1 cm off each edge]. £100.00

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Billy Childish: The Man with the Gallows Eyes – Selected Poetry 1980-2005, Aquarium 2005. Signed / numbered card tipped in. £60.00

Claudian / Leonard Digges [tr] / H. H. Huxley [ed]: The Rape of Proserpine Liverpool 1959 paperback in jacket, bookplate on reverse of cover, edge foxed, front cover set a little forward, no problem with text pages, ready to post in UK (Stock ref 2686) £20.00

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Michael Drayton, ed. John Buxton: Poems of Michael Drayton. Routledge & Kegan Paul 1953. Muses’ Library 2 volume set. No jackets, some foxing to paper, most evident on edges & endpapers, ownership signature on ffeps. Lower corner of the front cover of vol 1 bumped. £30.00

Paul Éluard: Capital of Pain. Grossman 1973. Lettering of title on spine a touch faded, minor wear to cover & edge, top edge foxed. £30.00

Paul Éluard: Selected Poems. Calder 1987. Edge foxed. £25.00

Michael Heller (ed): Carl Rakosi: Man and Poet. National Poetry Foundation, 1993. 0943373239. Paperback. Spine and strip of front cover sunned. Tiny mark on edge of page block. Lower corner slightly bumped. Dispatched first class from UK within 2 working days. (Stock ref 1259) £25.00

Walter Kennedy / Nicole Meier: The Poems of Walter Kennedy. Scottish Text Society very good hardback (Stock ref 650) £25.00

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Walter Savage Landor: The Hellenics, comprising Heroic Idyls, &c. New Edition, Enlarged. Nichol, 1859. Bookplate stuck over outline of larger removed bookplate on front pastedown; ownership signatures on ffep. Some wear to extremities of spine, endpapers etc. foxed. £30.00

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Walter Savage Landor: Imaginary Conversations, ed. C. G. Crump. 6 volume set, Dent 1891. Some wear to covers, most evident on front cover of vol 1 & at extremities of spines; bump on lower edge of back cover of vol 3; endpapers heavily foxed; green cloth binding of vol 6 is a shade darker than the other volumes, matching that of the 2 volumes of poems listed below. £60.00

Walter Savage Landor: Poems, Dialogues in Verse and Epigrams, ed. C. G. Crump. 2 volume set, Dent 1892. Handsome set with various owners’ bookplates & signatures, some wear to extremities of spines. £20.00

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Elias Lonnrot / Keith Bosley: The Kanteletar Oxford 1992 cover scuffed, most heavily at corners, paper tanned with age (Stock ref 3032) £25.00

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Gerry Loose: Starworks. Longhouse 2009. Approximately A7 sized publication, 2 strips of text in a folded card cover, secured by a printed band. £10.00

David Mallet: The Works of David Mallet : 3 volumes in 1. Georg Olms 2002 hardback with light wear to cover. £50.00

Shovkat Niyazi: Voices of Friends : Soviet Poets. Progress 1973 hardback in jacket – white background of jacket is sunned, & there are several short closed tears at the edge – gift inscription on ffep, marks have been put beside a number of poems in the Contents list (Stock ref 1764) £17.50

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Nicanor Parra: Poems & Antipoems. Cape Editions 1968. Front flap priceclipped. £20.00

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Hovhanness I. Pilikian: 1915 – An Armenian Symphony and Other Poems. Counter-Point 1980 paperback with minor wear to cover & edge (Stock ref 1818) £7.50

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Iain Sinclair [editor]: Conductors of Chaos. Picador 1996. Desperately hard to obtain anthology, edited & introduced by Sinclair, with a stellar list of contributors, including J. H. Prynne, Allen Fisher, Bill Griffiths, Lee Harwood, Stewart Home, Grace Lake [aka Anna Mendelssohn], Barry MacSweeney, Maggie O’Sullivan & Denise Riley. It includes retrospective selections of work by David Jones, W. S. Graham & others. This book shows signs of wear & the passage of time: there are pressure marks on the cover, the edge is rather worn, & the paper inevitably tanned with age. On the plus side, the binding remains solid & the pages are unmarked. £50.00

Thomas Southerne / Robert Jordan / Harold Love: The Works of Thomas Southerne : volume 1. Clarendon Press 1988. Volume 1 only. Hardback with lightly scuffed cover. (Stock ref 736) £50.00

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W. B. Yeats: A Vision. Macmillan 1962. A handsome copy in unclipped dustjacket. The front cover is set a little back & the edge is very lightly foxed. £40.00

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W.B Yeats: The Variorum Edition of the Plays of W.B. Yeats. Macmillan 1979. Edited by Russell K. Alspach & Catherine C. Alspach. Good plus/good plus. Slight wear to top of unclipped dustjacket, sl fading to top of blue boards. Top of page block dusty. Name etc of previous owner on fep. Internally vg. £100.00

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Louis Zukofsky: Ferdinand. Cape Editions 1968. £20.00

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