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Literature : Poetry Anthologies

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The Duke of Gandia (Limited large paper edition)

Chatto & Windus, London
Tall 8vo. in black cloth over thick boards, gilt lettering to spine, bevel edges, top edge gilt, 60pp on thick Aldwych laid paper, this is copy number IV (of 10 reserved for presentation by the author), there were a further 100 copies in this same edition numbered 1 to 100, and 1,500 ordinary copies on cheaper paper in a cheaper binding.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (tiny and barely noticeable chip to head of spine, end-papers and page-block edges a little tanned and foxed)
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O Kersnacht Schooner Dan De Daegen - Een Bundel Kerstverzen Uitgeschreven En Verlucht Door Fons Montens

Fons Montens, in de Benarde Nederlanden
This is an 'illegal' publication (de Jong 616) made by hand in Winter 1944 during the enforced famine of Nazi occupied Netherlands when many Dutch were starved to death. With hand lettering, 6 full page illustrations and decorations all done by Montens, unpaginated, approx. 28pp hand printed on thick stiff paper, bound with string ties. In all 1000 plain copies and 250 hand coloured copies were made and clandestinely distributed. This is one of the plain copies.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (covers a little foxed and tanned, overlapping cover top edges a little rubbed). A nice copy of this evocative book
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The London Magazine - A Monthly Review of Literature - October 1956 Volume 3 No 10

Chatto & Windus, London
8vo in stiff card covers, 79pp, includes the first printing of Huxley's long (8pp) essay 'Cencorship and Spoken Literature
An unusually well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked and clearly unread copy, still containing subscription card and Book Society folded leaflet inserts (page-block edges and largely white rear cover very slightly tanned
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Shelley (Supplement to British Book News No. 29)

British Council / Longman, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) stapled booklet in thin card covers. 56pp, frontispiece, bibliography
a well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (covers faintly dusty, fore-corners slightly shelf rubbed,
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A Critical Quarterly Poetry Supplement Number 2 - American Poetry Now - A Selection of the Best Poems by Modern American Writers

Critical Quarterly Society, London
8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 24pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (covers a little tanned)
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East of Suez - Illustrated by Donald Maxwell

Macmillan, London
4to in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover 72pp on thick paper, 24 colour and line illustrations in text and full page
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf, no other marks or inscriptions) in a dusty and slightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Jesse Tree

Lyrebird Press, London
8vo in illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 31pp plus 4pp score at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (hint of sunning to rear cover at spine margin, very small surface scuff to rear cover from rough price label removal)
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Positives

Faber & Faber, London
4to in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 78pp
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
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In the Glassroom (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
Tall 8vo. in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 60pp. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved and very clean and tight copy very near FINE clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned)
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Midsummer Morning Jog Log (SIGNED by Michael Horovitz)

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 on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny and very faint crease to top corner tip of rear cover)
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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)
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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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
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages slightly tanned, hint of dustiness to cover bottom edges)
1st editionHardcover
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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
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
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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.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (hint of tanning to edges). An excellent copy of the elusive first printing
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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
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight clearly unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a faintly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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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.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
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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
Hardcover
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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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