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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)
Hardcover
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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 almost AS NEW unread copy (merest 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
1st editionHardcover
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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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The Still Centre

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in brigfh red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 107pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty, merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ 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.
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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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 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 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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Select Poems Divine and Humane (Limited Edition)

Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury, London
8vo, hand bound in limp vellum, gilt lettering to spine and small gilt decoration to front cover, prelims plus 51pp text plus vi pp notes at rear, printed on Van Gelder paper, all leaves neatly opened. Number 806 of 1250 copies made
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned, covers very faintly dusty)
1st editionSoftcover
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The House of Europe / Het Huis van Europa (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

London Review Bookshop, London
Landscape 4to in stiff card covers, 4pp on thick paper, poem in the original Dutch with parallel column English translation. No. 53 of 250 copies signed by Ramsey Nasr
NEW copy
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One Year

Arc Publications, Todmorden
Small 4to. in stiff card covers with printed stiff paper wrapper, unpaginated, approx. 16pp on stiff paper with illustrations in text and to the wrapper front panel by Henri. One of 600 copies made
AS NEW in a slightly sunned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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Refusal to Conform - Last and First Poems

Oxford University Press, London
8vo in rust brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 121pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (edges foxed, name on fly-leaf) in a slightly foxed or tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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Isaac Rosenberg 1890- 1918 (A Poet Painter of the First World War) Word and Image VI

National Book League, London
4to in colour printed stiff card covers 29pp text plus 24pp plates
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (covers faintly tanned)
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This Room in the Sunlight - Collected Poems (SIGNED COPY)

David Paul, London
1st printing. 8vo in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 133pp. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the half title leaf
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
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The Haw Lantern

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in bright red faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 51pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages tanned, minuscule 1mm bump to bottom corner tip of front cover) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Browning Poetical Works 1833 - 1864

Oxford University Press, Oxford,
Bound in full blue 'Leatherex' (a realistic faux leather) with gilt embossed lettering and rule to spine and covers, 952pp in a very readable typeface.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (hint of sunning to top edge of page block) in a VERY GOOD+ matching card slip-case (a little rubbed to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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Sweeney Astray

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing of the Faber edition. 8vo in stiff card covers, 86pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Knots

Tavistock Publications, London
1st issue, 1st printing. Tall 4to in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 90pp, with the tipped in corrigendum slip at page 77 making this the correct 1st edition 1st issue
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in an edge-torn and chipped Good only un-clipped Dust Jacket (repaired on verso and housed in a removable clear protector making it look very presentable
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The Worlds Wife

Picador, London
1st printing. 8vo in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 76pp.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Sonnets

Michael Joseph, London.
1st printing. 8vo in boards, silver lettering to spine, 63pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Moon-Whales (alt. spelling Moonwhales)

Faber & Faber, London
1st Edition Thus (revised) and 1st printing thus 4to in black cloth, white lettering to spine, 95pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its protector)
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The Knight of the Wyvern - and Other Poems

P Elliott, London
Small 8vo. in gilt embossed blue cloth, 100pp, 4pp publishers ads at rear.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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