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Selected Poems 1965 - 1975

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 136pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight clearly unread copy still close to new (hint of tanning to covers and page-block edges). An excellent copy
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Poesies De Ronsard

Le Livre Francais, Paris
Finely bound in contemporary red cloth backed red patterned boards with grey eps, xvi + 266pp, No. 1993 of 2550 copies on velin pur fil (some leaves unopened), original covers bound in at rear. Text in French
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned)
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Sweeney Astray

Faber & Faber, London
1st UK printing. 8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 85pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
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The Floating World of Science - Poems

Ram Press, London
8vo in stiff card covers, 76pp, illustrations in text. Science related poetry from the noted physicist and specialist in crystallography
VERY GOOD+ a clean and tight copy (covers and page-block edges a little tanned)
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Breathing Underwater

Sylph Editions, London
Extra Large 4to. in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 80pp
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Human Chain

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in burgundy red boards, gilt lettering to spine, 85pp
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Complete Poems of C P Cavafy

Hogarth Press, London
1st UK printing. 8vo in pale blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 234pp
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (slight sunning to cover bottom edges, faint bow to front cover) in a tanned and lightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Storeys Lives - Poems 1951 - 1991

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 279pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Hollow Hill

Hamish Hamilton, London
1st printing. 8vo in purple boards, silver lettering to spine, 70pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (very slight tanning to leaves) in a spine tanned and slightly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Poems About Love

Cassell, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 189pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (tiny slight bump to bottom corner tip of front cover, page-block edges slightly tanned) in a moderately spine sunned and slightly foxed but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Lettere A Cencia - Vincenza Perozzi Roberti (Volume Secondo - Vol 2 Only)

Banco Di Roma, Roma
Large heavy 4to. in brown boards, gilt lettering to spine, 145pp, 20 full page colour plates, b/w plates etc. Text in Italian
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) ina slightly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 114pp. This copy signed by Simon Armitage on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - The First Version of Edward Fitzgerald

Folio Society, London
1st printing thus. Small 8vo in gilt and silver thread patterned red cloth covered boards, unpaginated, approx. 32pp on faux parchment leaves, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (gold and sliver thread slightly dulled) in a lightly rubbed but otherwise near FINE gold paper covered clamshell box with printed paper label to top edge
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Winter Trees

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Tall 8vo. in deep blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 55pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf dated 1972) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (slightly tanned on rear panel, some very faint surface rub to front panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy
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The Works of Henry Vaughan

Open University Press / Clarendon Press, London
Very thick Heavy 8vo. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 771pp, plates, a few illustrations in text and facsimile title pages, commentary, index of 1st lines etc. Complete in one volume
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a faintly tanned and faintly dust but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (few minute nicks to top edges, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A nice copy
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From the Orient and the Desert (SIGNED by Andrew Vicari and Ghazi Algosaibi)

Oriel Press, Stocksfield / Routledge & Keegan Paul, London
8vo in faux parchment covered boards, integral yellow silk page-marker, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 23pp on stiff art paper, with 10 pencil drawings by Vicari. No 209 of 1000 numbered copies. Although no called for, this copy has been signed by both Vicari and Algosaibi at the rear. There is also a signed inscription from Algosaibi on the front blank fly-leaf dated March 22 - '77
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (hint of dustiness to top edge of page block). An excellent copy
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The Waste Land - A Facsimile and transcript of the original drafts - Including the annotations of Ezra Pound

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing of this revised paperback edition. Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers, 149pp on stiff art paper
NEW unread copy
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Cautionary Verses (Leather Binding)

Duckworth, London
8vo very nicely bound in modern (1960s) 1/2 grey leather, grey corner pieces and marbled boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, 187pp
Hint of tanning to spine else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
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A Slice of Sun Poems (Limited Edition with signed colour etching)

Dagger Press, Worcester
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 64pp, line illustrations in text. This is No. 23 of only 26 copies with an original colour etching, printed on thick art paper, by Wesselman as frontispiece, hand titled 'A Slice of Sun' and signed in pencil by him
Both book and etching are in new condition
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An African Elegy (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
8vo in stiff glossy card covers, 84pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves). An excellent copy
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Salt Water (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 112pp. This copy signed by the author on the on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved FINE unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves, minute flat crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William P Nimmo, Edinburgh
Small thick 8vo bound in full decoratively gilt embossed red Morocco leather, marbled end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, xxviii + 483pp, colour printed title leaf, plus 2nd engraved title-page with portrait frontispiece, full page engraved plates, etc (collated complete). This is the first Nimmo edition, published in Edinburgh in 1869 (all subsequent editions were published in London and or dated on the title-page. This copy has an elegant inscription dated 1875 on the 2nd blank fly-leaf.
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy
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The Cinder Path (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Slim 8vo in blue boards, silver lettering to spine, 58pp. Inscribed and signed by author (as Andrew) on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Here to Eternity - An Anthology of Poetry

Faber & Faber, London
Thick 8vo in blue faux cloth, white lettering to spine. 402pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Lord Biscuits Volvo 245 is Gone - Liver & Lights No. 52 - John Bently

Published by the Artist, London
Handmade and sewn small 4to book in black paper covered boards with hand stencilled paper dust jacket, unpaginated, approx. 24pp on stiff art paper of hand stencilled lettering and artwork by the Brixton artist and poet. No limitation given but certainly one of only a very few copies made.
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Balliol Poetry

Baliol College, Oxford
8vo in grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 113pp, plates. A book of poetry by Balliol alumni, and privately printed by the college for other such. Includes a rare example from Graham Greene's 'Babbling April' - a book he did his best to expunge from existence.
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Modern Japanese Poetry

Open University Press, Milton Keynes
1st printing. Heavy 8vo. in black boards, orange and white lettering to spine, 325pp
An extremely well preserved FINE+ very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves, top edge of page block faintly dusty) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Gwen John Talking

Tallis Press, Cheddar
8vo in rust brown boards, 79pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a slightly sunned and very slightly edge-nicked but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Because A Fire Was in My Head - 101 Poems to Remember

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in blue boards, 142pp, illustrations in text,
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Three Pieces

St Martins Press, New York
1st printing. 8vo in cloth backed boards, silver lettering to spine, 142pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (edges faintly tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket
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