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Melodies of English Verse (Signed copy)

Signed by Lewis Kennedy Morse to Jose Castillejo
Lewis Kennedy Morse
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1916
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Fir-Flower Tablets

Poems from the Chinese
Florence Ayscough, (translator), English versions by Amy Lowell
Constable, London, 1922
£17.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Threads

A book of poetry from Dorothy Quick, one of Mark Twain's Angel Fish
Dorothy Quick
Erskine Macdonald, London, 1927
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Songs from the Desert

A rare 1917 first edition of Australian Great War poetry
A Lighthorseman, pseud. Godfrey William Warren White
Whitehead, Morris & Co, Cairo, 1917
£30.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Nine 1960s poetry first editions

including Austin Clarke, Patric Dickinson, Dom Moraes, Donald Davie etc
Various
Various, London, 1960
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Difficult Love

1927, an early collection of verse from L A G Strong
L A G Strong
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Opus 7

A long narrative poem from Sylvia Townsend Warner
Sylvia Townsend Warner
Chatto & Windus, London, 1931
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Oeuvres Completes de Paul Verlaine

Volume 1 of the French symbolist poet's works
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1905
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Ariel

The 1965 first UK printing of Sylvia Plath's classic
Sylvia Plath
Faber & Faber, London, 1965
Sold
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Harp of Erin

Vol 1 only, the posthumous collection of Irish poet Thomas Dermody's verse
Thomas Dermody, edited by James Grant Raymond
Richard Phillips, London, 1807
£40.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Sea is Kind

1914, in the original T Sturge Moore binding
T Sturge Moore
Grant Richards, London, 1914
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ripostes

1912, the first UK edition which preceded the US first, and including poems by Thomas E Hulme
Ezra Pound, and Thomas E Hulme
Stephen Swift and Co., Ltd, London, 1912
£400.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Jadis et Naguère (Signed copy)

Verlaine's poetry, this copy signed by Frederick York Powell and Rachel Annand Taylor
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1891
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Paradise Regain'd

1707, the fifth edition, lacking covers but bound with Samson Agonistes and Poems on Several Occasions (4th ed.)
John Milton
Jacob Tonson, London, 1707
£47.00
Poetry | Soft Cover

Selected Poems

A good selection of Thomas Hardy's verse
Thomas Hardy, edited and with an introduction by G M Young
Macmillan, London, 1940
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Poetical Works of Walter Scott

c1864, in an attractive pressed leather binding
Walter Scott
Gall & Inglis, London, 1864
Sold
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Murmurations of Love, Grief and Starlings

Julia Blackburn's poignant meditation in verse
Julia Blackburn, photographs by Andrew Smiley
Full Circle Editions, Ipswich, 2016
£30.00
Poetry | Soft Cover

King of Asine and other poems

George Seferis' first UK published book of poems
George Seferis, translated from the Greek by Bernard Spencer, Nanos Valaoritis and Lawrence Durrell, introduction by Rex Warner
John Lehmann, London, 1948
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Inside Outside & Ghosts are People Too (Signed copies)

Both books signed by Barry Cole
Barry Cole
Shoestring Press, Nottingham, 1997
£10.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Sappho Revocata

Limited edition, a collection of Sappho's poetry in Greek and English
J M Edmonds, with two drawings by Vera Willoughby
Peter Davies, London, 1928
£35.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

An early collection of Aldous Huxley's poetry
Aldous Huxley
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1918
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

New Poets 1959 (Signed copy)

Signed by Iain Crichton Smith and Christopher Levenson
Edwin Muir, (editor), poetry by Iain Crichton Smith, Karen Gershon, Christopher Levenson
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1959
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

North Bank Night (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Storey
Edward Storey, dustwrapper design by Enid Marx
Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1969
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Homo Sonetticus Moorensis (Signed copy)

Signed by both the poet, Merrill Moore, and the translator, Alexander Gode
Merrill Moore, translated by Alexander Gode. Woodcut decorations by Michael Morrow.
Storm Publishers, New York, 1955
£60.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

Poems

Rex Warner's first collection of poetry
Rex Warner
Boriswood, London, 1937
£15.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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