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AUDEN, W.H.

A Certain World

London: Faber, 1971

8vo, pp. 452. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrapper.

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3430

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AUDEN, W.H.

A Certain World

New York: Viking, 1970

Tall 8vo, pp. 330. Original yellow stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

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3334

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ELIOT, T.S.

A Choice of Kipling's Verse

London: Faber, 1941

8vo, pp. 306. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Partly unopened. Printed dustwrapper. Handmade woodcut design Christmas card laid... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


3152

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[COGHILL, Nevill] SCAIFE, C.H.O.

A Collection of Books by C.H.O. Scaife, from the Library of Nevill Coghill

V.p.: V.p., V.d.



C.[hristopher] H.[enry] O.[ldham] Scaife [1900-1988] was a contemporary of Coghill's at Oxford, and remained a lifelong friend. Professor of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]"collected" works is now occupying me, and I find it inexplicable that he should suddenly have written work of such power after so many slighter things. And as he is alive still and blind, it is very hard to avoid an obituary note! He is a year younger than me.'

vi) More Poems for the Speaking Voice [Florence: N.p., 1983]. First edition, no. 118 of 250 copies signed by the author. No other inscriptions.

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[BETJEMAN, John]

A Garland For The Laureate

Stratford-Upon-Avon: Celandine Press, 1981

Small 4to, unpaginated. Original marbled wrappers, title label lettered in red to front panel.

First edition. No. 166 of ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3438

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.; LARKIN, Philip]

A Keepsake From The New Library

London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1973

Square 8vo, unpaginated. Original light brown stiff paper wrappers, lettered in red and black to... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2162

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BETJEMAN, John

A Nip In The Air

London: John Murray, 1974

Small 8vo, pp. 62. Original yellow boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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2282

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[AUDEN, W.H.]

A Tribute To Wystan Hugh Auden

Menston: Scolar Press, 1973

4to green stiff paper folder, printed in black, holding green pamphlet and 25 loose pp. printed on Amalfi, and bearing the pamphlets contents in... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2205

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BETJEMAN, John

A Wembley Lad / The Crem

London: Poem Of The Month Club, 1971

Broadside, single sheet, 11" X 15".

First edition, one of 1000 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, AND WITH A TWO-WORD CORRECTION IN HIS HAND. With the original Poem of the Month cover letter.


2324

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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

London: Faber, 1966

8vo, pp. 94. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Errata slip.

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2354

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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

New York: Random House, 1965

8vo, pp. 84. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to black spine.

First edition. Poet and essayist Nathaniel Tarn's copy, with his ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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AUDEN, W.H.

About The House

London: Faber, 1966

8vo, pp. 94. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper. Lacking the errata slip.

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3239

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HUGHES, Ted

Alcestis

London: Faber, 1999

8vo, pp. 83. Original maroon boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

First edition.

A fine copy.

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3426

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AUDEN, W.H.

As I Walked Out One Evening

London: Faber, 1995

8vo, pp. 147. Original pale blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to both panels and spine.

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[AUDEN, W.H.]

Auden's Library

New York: Phoenix Book Shop, 1975

12mo, pp. 8. Original pale blue stiff paper wrappers.

First edition. One of 300 copies privately printed for Christmas 1975 by... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3545

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[BETJEMAN, John] DELANEY, Frank

Betjeman Country

London: Hodder & Stoughton/John Murray, 1983

Tall 8vo, pp. 233. Original dark green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, photographic portrait of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2290

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THOMAS, R.S.

Between Here And Now

London: Macmillan, 1981

8vo, pp. 110. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine.

First edition, the hardback issue.

In a rare literary sojourn... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


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THOMAS, R.S. and HOPE JONES, Peter

Between Sea And Sky

Llandysul: Gomer Press, 1998

Square 8vo, pp. 82. Original blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Photographic dustwrapper.

First edition.

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