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Poetry

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That brave vibration, a'Bear, Howard
1 a'Bear, Howard That brave vibration
Oxford Donald Boalch 1984 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, inscription signed by the author on a plate pasted onto the endpaper verso, spine uncreased, appears little used. Limited edition of 50 copies, this being no. 5. [4] + iv + 72 pages of whimsical verse by Donald Boalch (1914 -1999), former Keeper of scientific books at the Radcliffe Science Library, Oxford, writing under a pseudonym 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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The Sale of Saint Thomas, in Six Acts, Abercrombie, Lascelles
2 Abercrombie, Lascelles The Sale of Saint Thomas, in Six Acts
Martin Secker 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very good hardback in brown cloth with gilt titles, neat name on front endpaper, o/w clean and tightly bound, no dustjacket. 124 pages. A play, the first act of which was previously published in 1911, here completed by the addition of 5 more acts, and dedicated to Arthur Ransome. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Remembrance of crimes past, Abse, Dannie
3 Abse, Dannie Remembrance of crimes past
Hutchinson 1990 0091743168 / 9780091743161 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
A clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, spine uncreased, generally appears little used, signed by the author on the title page. 56 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Best of the poetry year: Poetry Dimension annual 6, Abse, Dannie (ed)
4 Abse, Dannie (ed) Best of the poetry year: Poetry Dimension annual 6
Robson Books Ltd 1979 0860510611 / 9780860510611 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has yellow highlighter over 3 lines on page 43 in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 202 pages. Includes articles by and about Vernon Scannell, Al Alvarez, Edward Thomas, Wystan Auden, Basil Bunting et al, and poems by Seamus Heaney, Craig Raine, Ted Hughes, Kit Wright and Philip Larkin, among many 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Penguin modern poets 26, Abse, Dannie; Enright, D. J. & Longley, Michael
5 Abse, Dannie; Enright, D. J. & Longley, Michael Penguin modern poets 26
Penguin 1975 0140421874 / 9780140421873 First Edition Softcover Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed at corners, page edges tanned, no inscriptions, appears little used. 176 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical prefaces, Aikin, Dr.
6 Aikin, Dr. Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical prefaces
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman 1828 Reprint Hardcover Good 
Clean hardback tightly bound in full brown leather with gilt titles with gilt armorial crest of Magdalene College to both boards, 5 raised bands, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, wear to corners, neat ownership inscription [George Sandford, Magdalene College] on 2nd blank endpaper, scattered light fox-spotting. Covers poets from Ben Jonson to James Beattie. viii + 808 pages, engraved title page. No printed date but probably late 1820's - 1828 is an educated guess 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Calder Valley festival 1967 souvenir programme, Anon
7 Anon Calder Valley festival 1967 souvenir programme
Calder Valley Festival of the Arts Society 1967 First Edition Booklet Very Good 
Souvenir programme, which is signed by seven members of the Royal Ballet (Robert Lister, Margaret Barbierei, Virginia Wakelyn, Ian Talbot, Nicholas Johnson, Spencer Parker & Janet Francis) and all of the Barrow Poets (William Bealby-Wright, Gerard Benson, Heather Kay, Susan Baker, Jim Parker). A shame that the previous owner didn't also get the autographs of the act that headlined the 'pop' concert (the Yardbirds) - who had a certain James Page playing guitar at the time 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Poetry Review: July - August 1943, Anon
8 Anon The Poetry Review: July - August 1943
The Poetry Society 1943 First Edition Softcover Good 
Paperback original, previous owner's name/date on first page, different name in corner of front cover, yellow card covers edge-rubbed, generally appears little used. vi + 68 pages (numbered from 197 to 264) 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The pursuits of fashion: a satirical poem, Anon [Edward Goulburn]
9 Anon [Edward Goulburn] The pursuits of fashion: a satirical poem
J. Ebers 1810 Second Edition Hardcover Fair 
Hardback bound in original grey lettered paper over stiff card, most of paper covering missing at spine, worn at corners, name/place (James Maxwell, Kirkconnell) on front endpaper, no other inscriptions, browning to pages 122-123 (possibly used to have a pressed flower there?), corner torn from rear endpaper. Stated second edition, has had a new half-title & title leaf inserted by the publisher with stubs where one presumes the preface ought to be. [iv] + 124 pages 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Critical writings on R.S. Thomas, Anstey, Sandra (ed)
10 Anstey, Sandra (ed) Critical writings on R.S. Thomas
Bridgend Poetry Wales Press 1982 0907476112 / 9780907476115 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean and tightly bound hardback in a bright unclipped dustjacket, no inscriptions, appears little used. 162 pages, portrait frontispiece, notes, bibliography ; 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Poems, Askwith, G. R.
11 Askwith, G. R. Poems
Nottingham G. R. Askwith 1987 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
A clean paperback original, A5 format, card covers rubbed at corners, stapled spine, generally appears little used. Signed by the author inside front cover and has author's address sticker on front cover. 24 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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New faces: four rising Midlands poets, Askwith, Robert; Holroyd, Martin; Forrest, Alan; & Michael, Christine
12 Askwith, Robert; Holroyd, Martin; Forrest, Alan; & Michael, Christine New faces: four rising Midlands poets
Croydon Bradgate Press 1989 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
A clean paperback original, small format, pictorial card covers, stapled spine, generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 64 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Nineteenth-century minor poets, Auden, W. H. (ed)
13 Auden, W. H. (ed) Nineteenth-century minor poets
Faber & Faber 1966 First Edition Hardcover Fair in Very Good dust jacket 
Good reading copy, ex college library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is scarred by sticker removal at the base of the spine. 408 pages, introduction by Auden, notes, index 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The footing, Ayers, Angelina; Caruth, James; Goodwin, Mark; Hindle, Rob; Hirst, Andrew; Jones, Chris & Musselwhite, Fay
14 Ayers, Angelina; Caruth, James; Goodwin, Mark; Hindle, Rob; Hirst, Andrew; Jones, Chris & Musselwhite, Fay The footing
Sheffield Longbarrow Press 2013 1906175217 / 9781906175214 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 96 pages, notes 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Matuhi: needle, Baker, Hinemoana
15 Baker, Hinemoana Matuhi: needle
U.S.A Perceval Press 2004 0974707856 / 9780974707853 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Very clean, tightly bound hardback book, no inscriptions, as new. 80 pages, colour paintings by Jenny Rendall, CD in pocket at rear 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Hob and other poems, Baldwin, Michael
16 Baldwin, Michael Hob and other poems
Chatto & Windus 1972 0701150033 / 9780701150037 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
An unmarked book in a bright priceclipped dustjacket which is a little edge rubbed. One of the Chatto 'Poets for the young' series, edited and introduced by Leonard Clark. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Steel wings, Bardsley, Wendy
17 Bardsley, Wendy Steel wings
West Kirby Headland Publications 1998 1902096053 / 9781902096056 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, inscribed & dated by the author, appears little used. 72 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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A journey, Barker, Svava et al
18 Barker, Svava et al A journey
Huddersfield SPOUT Publications 1997 1899114254 / 9781899114252 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, inscription on the front endpaper, signed by one of the authors (Agneta Falk). Appears little used. 102 pages, illustrations in the text by Keith Jafrate, notes, index.; 104 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A faggot of verse: poems by five women, Barr, Aileen with Isabel Butchart, Winifred Gill, Elizabeth Holmes, Hester Marshall
19 Barr, Aileen with Isabel Butchart, Winifred Gill, Elizabeth Holmes, Hester Marshall A faggot of verse: poems by five women
Sidgwick & Jackson 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners & a scuff mark to the front cover, no inscriptions. viii + 94 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Baudelaire: the complete verse, Baudelaire, Charles; Scarfe, Francis
20 Baudelaire, Charles; Scarfe, Francis Baudelaire: the complete verse
Anvil Press Poetry 2006 0856461520 / 9780856461521 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 396 pages, index. Text in French with English translations. (Broché propre et bien tenu, sans inscriptions. Apparaît peu utilisé. 396 pages, index. Texte en français avec des traductions en anglais.) 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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