Category: Poetry

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 437

Image for The Divine Vision and Other Poems

The Divine Vision and Other Poems

By: A. E. [George William Russell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1904: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56079

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 95 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Boards clean. Neat ink name to front endpaper. Scattered foxing. View more info

Image for The Diversions of Purley : And Other Poems

The Diversions of Purley : And Other Poems

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1987: 1987

Book number: 39237

ISBN: 0241119944

Condition: Very Good


74 pp, View more info

Image for London Lickpenny

London Lickpenny

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Ferry Press 1973: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 41228

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Image for Thee a Poem

Thee a Poem

By: Aitken, Conrad

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller 1967: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55775

Condition: Very Good


25 pp, illustrated in b/w, some slight marks to dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside and John Dyer

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside and John Dyer

By: Akenside, Mark and John Dyer and edited by Robert Aris Willmott

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Co. 1855: 1855

Book number: 58544

Condition: Very Good


xxxv, 234, xl, 118, 4 pp. Elaborately gilt-decorated full morocco. All edges gilt. Boards clean. Internally clean. Illustrations by Birket Foster. Binding firm. View more info

Image for Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra

Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of al Hariri of Basra

By: Al Hariri of Basra, Theodore Preston (trans)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, James Madden 1850: 1850

Book number: 46296

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for A. Alvarez : The Fantasy Poets Number Fifteen

A. Alvarez : The Fantasy Poets Number Fifteen

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Swinford, Eynsham, Oxford University Poetry Society 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59897

Condition: Very Good


(6) pp. Original printed wraps. Slight darkening to edges of wrappers. No ownership names. Approximately 300 copies printed. The author's first book. View more info

Image for The Poetry of Seamus Heaney : All the Realms of Whisper

The Poetry of Seamus Heaney : All the Realms of Whisper

By: Andrews, Elmer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press 1988: 1988

Book number: 60133

ISBN: 0333441605

Condition: Very Good


viii, 219 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Previous owner's label to front endpaper. Offsetting from newsprint article to title-page. Internally clean. View more info

Image for Ricordanza: Or, Friendship's Memento

Ricordanza: Or, Friendship's Memento

By: Anon

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Birmingham and London, Wrightson and Webb, Anthenaeum and Hamilton and Adams 1832: 1832

Book number: 49346

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Forget Me Not

The Forget Me Not

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons 1874: 1874

Book number: 49837

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for The Evergreen : A Selection of Religious and Preceptive Poetry

The Evergreen : A Selection of Religious and Preceptive Poetry

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Darton and Clark N.d. [c. 1840]: 1840

Edition: Ninth Edition

Book number: 58815

Condition: Good


256 pp. Small format measuring 8.5cm x 12cm. Original gilt-decorated green cloth. All edges gilt. Boards stained & rubbed. Lacks front endpaper. Scattered foxing. Frontis portrait. Binding firm. View more info

Image for The Cupid: A Collection of Love Songs

The Cupid: A Collection of Love Songs

By: Anon and The Moray Press

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Derby, Privately printed for subscribers only at The Moray Press 1891: 1891

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 51632

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Image for Poèmes à Lou

Poèmes à Lou

By: Apollinaire, Guillaume

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard 1978: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 48107

Condition: Very Good


247 pp., toned at the extremities. View more info

Image for Clausentum

Clausentum

By: Arlott, John and Michael Ayrton

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49053

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Hansel & Gretel : A Nightmare in Eight Scenes

Hansel & Gretel : A Nightmare in Eight Scenes

By: Armitage, Simon and Clive Hicks-Jenkins ; Brothers Grimm

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Design for Today 2019: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59360

ISBN: 1912066629

Condition: Fine


Signed Limited Edition. 1 of 100 copies signed by both Armitage and Hicks-Jenkins, with 2 additional prints, signed by the artist. Unpaginated [96] pp. Full purple cloth with pictorial onlay to front board. 23 cm square. Colour illustrations throughout by Clive Hicks-Jenkins. A new translation by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage - bringing out the original cautionary darkness of this Brothers Grimm tale. A new publication. View more info

Image for Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1899: 1899

Book number: 54217

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Image for Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold. Golden Treasury Series

Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold. Golden Treasury Series

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1902: 1902

Book number: 58632

Condition: Very Good


vii, 235 pp. Gilt-decorated full green morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Morley Bros. Minor rubbing to boards. Gilt owner's initials to front board and heraldic 'Pelican in her Piety' device. Slight foxing to prelims. Title-page vignette. View more info

Image for Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1890: 1890

Book number: 56771

Condition: Very Good


xii, 510 pp. Contemporary dark green half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Spotting to prelims. Boards clean. Internally clean. Frontis. View more info

Image for The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840 - 1967. Oxford Edition

The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840 - 1967. Oxford Edition

By: Arnold, Matthew and with an introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde Oxford University Press 1909: 1909

Book number: 57334

Condition: Very Good


xxvii, 460 pp. Contemporary dark green half calf over green cloth. Gilt decoration & lettering to spine and gilt armorial device to front board. Top edge gilt. Some marks to boards. Ink owner's name to first blank. Internally clean. Portrait engraving. View more info

Image for The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867

The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867

By: Arnold, Matthew with an introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford 1913: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 49517

Condition: Near Fine


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 View more info