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A Garland of Love : A Collection of Posy-Ring Mottoes, A. L. H. [Humphreys, Arthur Lee]
1 A. L. H. [Humphreys, Arthur Lee] A Garland of Love : A Collection of Posy-Ring Mottoes
London Arthur L. Humphreys 1902 1902 Limp Boards Very Good 8vo. 
74 pp. Original dark green limp leather with blind-stamped design and lettering to front cover. Green silk pastedowns. Slight wear to spine & covers. Internally clean. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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London Lickpenny, Ackroyd, Peter
2 Ackroyd, Peter London Lickpenny
London Ferry Press 1973 1973 Limited Edition Paper Covers Near Fine 8vo. 
33 pp., Illustrated wraps designed by Duncan Grant. Signed by Ackroyd with a dedication to the previous owner on full title. 1 of 474 copies. Edges discoloured, very slight fading to wraps. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Diversions of Purley : And Other Poems, Ackroyd, Peter
3 Ackroyd, Peter The Diversions of Purley : And Other Poems
London Hamish Hamilton 1987 1987 0241119944 / 9780241119945 Hard Cover Very Good 
74 pp, 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Thee a Poem, Aitken, Conrad
4 Aitken, Conrad Thee a Poem
New York George Braziller 1967 1967 First Edition Hardback Very Good 4to. Baskin, Leonard 
25 pp, illustrated in b/w, some slight marks to dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. With The Virtuoso, A Fragment Never Before Published, and the Life of the Author, Akenside, Mark
5 Akenside, Mark The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. With The Virtuoso, A Fragment Never Before Published, and the Life of the Author
London W. Suttaby and C. Corrall 1806 1806 Full Calf Very Good 32mo. 
240 pp. Contemporary full calf. Spine gilt with leather title label. Slight wear to calf. Frontis engraving. Binding firm. VG 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra, Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans)
6 Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans) Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra
London James Madden 1850 1850 Publisher's Cloth Good Small 4to 
xvi, 504,[i] pp., Green blindstamped publisher's cloth. Fading and minor discolouration to cloth with some chipping to head and foot of spine. Edges tanned. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Ricordanza: Or, Friendship's Memento, Anon
7 Anon Ricordanza: Or, Friendship's Memento
Birmingham and London Wrightson and Webb, Anthenaeum and Hamilton and Adams 1832 1832 Full Morocco Very Good 16mo. 
xiii, 133 pp. Full maroon morocco. Gilt panelled spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Anthology of poetry. "[S]ome of the favorite productions of the day, amongst which the names of Mrs. Hemans and Miss Landon must ever shine conspicuous as two of the brightest stars in the galaxy of female genius." Only one copy on Worldcat [Manchester]. Early ink inscription to second blank. Slight foxing and a few minor marks to leaves. A VG copy. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Forget Me Not, Anon
8 Anon The Forget Me Not
London T. Nelson and Sons 1874 1874 Mauchline Binding Good 12mo. 
128 pp. 10cm x 14.5cm. Fernware binding. Morocco spine over wooden fernware boards. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Rear board partly peeled with varnished layer stripped away. Front board in VG condition with attractive fernware design. Lacks ffep. Early name to front pastedown. Front hinge split. One chromolithographic plate. Printed in gold with gold ruled borders throughout. An anthology of poetry including poems by Wordsworth, Longfellow and others. Good condition. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Cupid: A Collection of Love Songs, Anon and The Moray Press
9 Anon and The Moray Press The Cupid: A Collection of Love Songs
Derby Privately printed for subscribers only at The Moray Press 1891 1891 Limited Edition Full Leather Very Good 8vo. 
xxiii, 171 pp. Edition limited to 444 copies of which this is copy no. 426. Dark red full leather with gilt borders to front & rear covers and gilt lettered spine. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and silk endpapers. Printed on Van Gelder paper. Edges uncut. Short tear to joint of lower spine. Bookplate to verso of ffep. VG 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Poèmes à Lou, Apollinaire, Guillaume
10 Apollinaire, Guillaume Poèmes à Lou
Paris Gallimard 1978 1978 Reprint Paperback Very Good Small 8vo. 
247 pp., toned at the extremities. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Clausentum, Arlott, John and Michael Ayrton
11 Arlott, John and Michael Ayrton Clausentum
London Jonathan Cape 1946 1946 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. Ayrton, Michael 
28 pp. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Signed by John Arlott and the illustrator Michael Ayrton on the front free end paper. Small area of wear to front of dust wrapper. Frontispiece and six additional plates by Michael Ayrton. A VG copy in VG dj. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold, Arnold, Matthew
12 Arnold, Matthew Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold
London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1899 1899 Full Morocco Near Fine 8vo. 
xii, 510 pp. Dark blue full morocco with raised bands to spine and gilt title lettering. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Fine Hatchards morocco binding. Ribbon marker. Early ink inscription to first blank. Foxing to prelims. Frontis portrait. Internally clean. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867, Arnold, Matthew with an introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch
13 Arnold, Matthew with an introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867
London Humphrey Milford 1913 1913 First Edition Thus Half Morocco Near Fine 8vo. 
xxvii, 460 pp. Half morocco over blue cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and title. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Early ink name to first blank. Frontis portrait engraving by Emery Walker. Solid copy. VG 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Song Celestial or Bhagavad Gita, Being a Discourse Between Arjuna , Prince of India, and the Supreme Being Under the Form of Krishna, Arnold, Sir Edwin
14 Arnold, Sir Edwin The Song Celestial or Bhagavad Gita, Being a Discourse Between Arjuna , Prince of India, and the Supreme Being Under the Form of Krishna
Philadelphia David McKay Company 1934 1934 Decorated Cloth Very Good Small 4to. Pogany, Willy 
x11 + 135 pp, with 18 beautiful full page illustrations by Willy Pogany, silvered letting to spine and decoration around paste down to cover, some rubbing to silver on front board, inscriptions and signature to front endboard and ex lib plate, light marks to outer long edge. A beautiful and clean crisp book 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Kingfisher Out of Egypt a Dialogue in an English Garden, Ashbee, C. R.
15 Ashbee, C. R. Kingfisher Out of Egypt a Dialogue in an English Garden
London Oxford University Press 1934 1934 Limited Edition Paper-covered Boards Very Good Large 8vo. 
51 pp, illustrated in b/w, limited edition no 265/750 copies, Vellum spine, with patterned paper boards. Presentation copy to sculptor Ernest Gillick 'Master of the Art Workers Guild in commemoration of his sign'. Ashbee has also marked a verse on p. 47 'My sons, all artists, whether they make verses, Carve pheidian friezes, or, astronomer kings, Peer at the stars, are all as you and I....' with an initialled pencil note 's.q. Gillick & I | C. R. A. '. Printed at The Alcuin Press with collotypes by Emery Walker, foxing to some pages. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems, Aytoun, William Edmondstoune
16 Aytoun, William Edmondstoune Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1881 1881 Gilt Decorated Leather Near Fine 8vo. 
359 pp. All edges gilt, Suttaby binding. Some wear to edges. Brown morocco with gilt decoration of Scottish arms, marbled endpages. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems, Aytoun, William Edmondstoune
17 Aytoun, William Edmondstoune Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1863 1863 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good Large 8vo. Paton, Joseph Noel and Paton, Waller, H. 
PP. x +268. First edition with illustrations. Two Paton family ownership inscriptions. Full red morocco, lovely gilt decorated front and rear boards and spine. Green leather and gilt decorative motifs. All edges gilt. Minor foxing to endpapers. Rear board slight rubbing on gilt and a little denting. A little dusty on top edge. . Otherwise very good bright copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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English Landscape an Anthology, BARING, Maurice
18 BARING, Maurice English Landscape an Anthology
London Oxford University Press 1916 1916 Full Calf Very Good 32mo. 
122 pp, a de coverley binding in brown leather with gilt lettering and page edges, some marks to spine and name in ink on front page, compiled for the relief of russian prisoners. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Translations Ancient & Modern (With Originals), Baring, Maurice
19 Baring, Maurice Translations Ancient & Modern (With Originals)
London William Heinemann, Ltd. 1925 1925 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
xiii, 77 pp. Full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cloth clean. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Internally clean. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Little Book of Rhymes New and Old, Barker, Cicely Mary (collector)
20 Barker, Cicely Mary (collector) A Little Book of Rhymes New and Old
London & Glasgow Blackie & Son Limited Hard Cover Good 24mo. Barker, Cicely M 
96 pp., Several colour illustrated plates, with many in text b/w illustrations. Jacket torn, rubbed, creased and faded. Sellotape repair to rear panel of jacket. Jacket price clipped. Boards slghtly rubbed and battered at edges. Edges spotted. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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