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Literature : Poetry Anthologies

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The Waggon of Life and Other Lyrics by Russian Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Cresset Press, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in pale yellow cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, xv + 77pp on thick Batchelor's hand made paper. No 447 of 1500 copies. Original Russian with facing English translation
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy ( top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a faintly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Society and History in English Renaissance Verse (SIGNED COPY)

Basil Blackwell, Oxford
Large 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 191pp, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author (as Lauro) on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
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The Principle of Water - New Poems (SIGNED COPY)

Carcanet Press, Cheadle
1st printing. 8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine., 96pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (some mild tanning to leaves) in a faintly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Garden of Disorder and other poems (First Limited Edition)

Europa Press, London
1st printing. 8vo in dark green cloth, yellow lettering to spine, 78pp on thick paper, frontispiece on glossy art paper. This is number 104 of a total of 500 copies made. The US New Directions edition, published later in the same year, was printed in England using the Europa Press plates
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P Papinius Statius - Thebais I - III / Thebaid IV - VIII / Thebaid IX - XII (3 Volumes Complete)

Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford
3 matching books all 8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 71pp, 138pp and 138pp, each with stiff paper dust jackets
Al are FINE very clean and tight unmarked and unread copies in FINE complete Dust Jackets (mild foxing or tanning to spine panel of first volume, slight sunning to jacket of last volume). An excellent set
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Love Poems

Folio Society, London
One of the Folio Society's collector's books. Tall 8vo. bound by Lagatoria Torriani, Milan in quarter cloth and patterned sides printed on Fabriano Ingres paper. 63pp on thick Magnani mould-made paper, top edge gilt
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW clear Glassine dust jacket
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A Ring of Bells - Poems of John Betjeman

John Murray, London
8vo in colour printed boards, 129pp, line illustrated in text, cover and jacket design all by Ardizzone
An extremely well preserved FINE+ very clean and tight unmarked copy ( front end-papers tanned, top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a FINE+ complete Dust Jacket (faint shelf rub and single minute nick to head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Gay and Lesbian Poetry - An Anthology From Sappho to Michelangelo

Garland Publishing, New York & London
8vo in stiff glossy card covers, 330pp. Publishers review request note and A4 size publicity poster both loosely inserted
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In the Life - A Black Gay Anthology

Alyson Publications, Boston
1st printing. 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 255pp plus 9pp publishers ads at rear.
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Crossings - A Fairy Play - With drawings by Gwen Raverat

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in bright orange cloth, silver lettering to spine. Silver embossed design to front cover, illustrated end-papers, dust jacket and illustrations in text all by Gwen Raverat
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Damien Hirst - The Cancer Chronicles (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

Other Criteria, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers, 36pp. First printing of Hirst's poetry done to accompany his White Cube exhibition 'Romance in the Age of Uncertainty'. This copy boldly signed by Hirst in red ink on the title-page. This first printing of 2003 was of about 1200 machine numbered copies (no one at Other Criteria has been able to give a precise figure). Of these about 200 were signed, but not all at once, as Hirst would sign a fresh bunch every now and again until stocks dried up.
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The Hour of One - Six Gothic Melodramas

Gordon Fraser Gallery, London
Landscape 4to in red faux cloth, black lettering to spine 173pp Contains The Castle Spectre, by M G Lewis; A Tale of Mystery, by Thomas Holcroft; The Vampire, by J R Planche; Frankenstein, by H M Milner; The Devil's Elixir & The Flying Dutchman, by Edward Fitz-Ball
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in an unevenly tanned and slightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (ghost of tiny price label to front cover, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Thunder of Grass

Barrie & Rockliff / Cresset Press, London
Tall 8vo. in cream boards, gilt lettering to spine 56pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (covers slightly faded at the outer margins, pages slightly tanned) in a slightly dusty and foxed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Gig (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. Tall 8vo. in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 58pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page below his lined through printed name.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned, neat and unobtrusive (non-authorial) inscription on blank verso of front cover)
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Last Poems

Martin Secker, London
8vo in black cloth backed patterned paper covered boards, top edge gilt, gilt lettering to spine, 181pp
A well preserved about FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (minute speck of shelf rub to bottom cover fore corner tips, tiny slight crease to top corner tips, pages very slightly tanned, page-block edges very slightly foxed). A nice copy
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The Railings - Poems

Digby Press, London
1st printing. 8vo in orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 55pp, list of subscribers at rear
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight un and clearly unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly spine tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (thin sliver of very slight rub to head of spine panel), plus the complete original printed 'Poetry Book Society Recommendation' paper band intact (slightly tanned at spine panel section). An excellent copy
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Focus Two / 2

Dennis Dobson, London
8vo in tan cloth black lettering to spine, 138pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight unmarked copy (pages slightly tanned) in a spine and edge chipped VERY GOOD- priced Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Poems Songs and Letters - Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns (Globe Edition) Full Leather Prize Binding

Macmillan, London
Thick 8vo in gilt embossed full red leather prize binding (ink dedication on first blank end-paper - dated 1874), raised bands to spine, marbled end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, 636pp printed in a clear readable typeface.
A well preserved very near FINE clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to covers). A nice copy in a very pleasing binding
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Who is Wheeling Grandma? (SIGNED COPY)

Overland, Melbourne
Tall 8vo. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 48pp. Inscribed and signed by author on half title leaf
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a faintly spine tanned and very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Shakespear's Pound - Illuminated Cantos (Signed Limited Edition)

La Nana Creek Press, Nacogdoches / Scolar Press, London
Printed at the Lanana Creek Press, Nacogdoches, Texas in an edition of 210 copies (200 for sale) designed by Charles Jones, printed on a Vandercrook Universal III press onto Magnani Biblios mould made white wove paper, hand-bound in Harmatan's tan leather with Japanese book cloth over boards, and matching slip-case. This copy numbered 114 and signed by Omar Pound and Charles Jones in pencil
An AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW slip-case. This copy has been stored un-opened since it was made
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The Dolphin

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 78pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight foxing or tanning to end-papers and page-block edges) in a lightly foxed and faintly dusty but otherwise about FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound 1907 - 1941

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in marine blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 358pp.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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The Trial of Ezra Pound - A Documented Account of the Treason Case by the Defendants Lawyer

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in bright blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 215pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves, faint signs of pencil price erasure to top corner tip of the front blank fly-leaf ) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (faintly tanned, minute specks of shelf rub to spine panel ends and flap fold corner tips, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Two Songs - Song of Prisoner - Song of Malaya

East African Publishing House / Modern African Library, Nairobi
1st printing. 8vo in stiff card covers, 183pp, with full page illustrations
Covers and page-block edges very slightly tanned else a FINE unread and unmarked copy
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Midsummer Morning Jog Log (SIGNED by Michael Horovitz and Peter Blake)

Five Seasons Press, Hereford
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 36pp, cover and 5 other illustrations by Blake. This copy inscribed and signed by Michael Horovitz and Peter Blake on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
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Sonnets

Michael Joseph, London.
1st printing. 8vo in boards, silver lettering to spine, 63pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy but for a small number sticker and faint but quite large inscription on the half title leaf - in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Collected Poems 1914 - 1947

Cassell, London
1st printing. 8vo in dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 239pp
An extremely well preserved FINE+ very clean and tight unmarked copy in not far from new condition (top edge of page block slightly dusty, pages very slightly tanned) in a mildly tanned and very slightly edge-nicked but otherwise about FINE complete Dust Jacket. An exceptional copy
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Peacock Pie - A Book of Rhymes with Drawings by Edward Ardizzone

Faber & Faber, London
Large 8vo in red and black printed yellow cloth, 107pp, numerous line illustrations in text
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved very clean and tight unmarked copy (hint of tanning to cover edges and spine, pages very faintly tanned, small private bookplate on the front blank fly-leaf) in a moderately edge-chipped and tanned but otherwise about VERY GOOD unclipped Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Some Poems

Faber & Faber, London
Sm 8 in tan boards, red lettering to spine and front cover, 80pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, pages very slightly tanned) in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (tiny nick to top edge of front panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Flowers and Insects - Some Birds and A Pair of Spiders

Faber & Faber, London
Tall 8vo. in dark blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 61pp on glossy art paper, colour plates. Note: due to a printing error this book was incorrectly paginated and there are in fact only 30 leaves making 60 pages in all.
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