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That brave vibration

By: a'Bear, Howard

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Oxford, Donald Boalch: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45249


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 View more info

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Remembrance of crimes past

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45330


A clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, spine uncreased, generally appears little used, signed by the author on the title page. 56 pages View more info

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Best of the poetry year: Poetry Dimension annual 6

By: Abse, Dannie (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robson Books Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28127


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 View more info

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Penguin modern poets 26

By: Abse, Dannie; Enright, D. J. & Longley, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47997


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed at corners, page edges tanned, no inscriptions, appears little used. 176 pages View more info

Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical prefaces

By: Aikin, Dr.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman: 1828

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51871


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 View more info

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A case of samples: poems 1946 - 1956

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63722


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers (but never borrowed!), no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket. 72 pages View more info

The Poetry Review: July - August 1943

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Poetry Society: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48744


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) View more info

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The pursuits of fashion: a satirical poem

By: Anon [Edward Goulburn]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: J. Ebers: 1810

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 43537


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 View more info

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Critical writings on R.S. Thomas

By: Anstey, Sandra (ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bridgend, Poetry Wales Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30074


Clean and tightly bound hardback in a bright unclipped dustjacket, no inscriptions, appears little used. 162 pages, portrait frontispiece, notes, bibliography ; View more info

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The voyage of Ithobal

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, G. W. Dillingham Company: 1901

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 63114


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 226 pages, illustrations on plates and in the text by Arthur Lumley View more info

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Poems

By: Askwith, G. R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nottingham, G. R. Askwith: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45361


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 View more info

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New faces: four rising Midlands poets

By: Askwith, Robert; Holroyd, Martin; Forrest, Alan; & Michael, Christine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Croydon, Bradgate Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45325


A clean paperback original, small format, pictorial card covers, stapled spine, generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 64 pages View more info

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Nineteenth-century minor poets

By: Auden, W. H. (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32883


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 View more info

The footing

By: Ayers, Angelina; Caruth, James; Goodwin, Mark; Hindle, Rob; Hirst, Andrew; Jones, Chris & Musselwhite, Fay

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sheffield, Longbarrow Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50060


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 96 pages, notes View more info

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Matuhi: needle

By: Baker, Hinemoana

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Perceval Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42697


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book, no inscriptions, as new. 80 pages, colour paintings by Jenny Rendall, CD in pocket at rear View more info

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Hob and other poems

By: Baldwin, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115


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. View more info

Steel wings

By: Bardsley, Wendy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: West Kirby, Headland Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51732


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, inscribed & dated by the author, appears little used. 72 pages View more info

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A journey

By: Barker, Svava et al

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, SPOUT Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34283


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 View more info

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Morning mist

By: Begbie, Janet

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mills & Boon Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57497


Clean, small format paperback, spine detached from front cover with half inch loss at bottom edge, card covers rubbed at corners, remains of title label on front cover, name and date on front endpaper plus some pencil annotations in the text. 108 pages View more info

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Christmas in the backyard

By: Bell, Andrew

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Gillingham (Norfolk), Tamlyn Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46032


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, no inscriptions, appears little used. 36 pages, 2 illustrations by Sally Atack. 26 excellent poems - one of which is dedicated to the Young Tradition 'sadly disbanded' View more info