Poetry


2524

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AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher

The Dog Beneath The Skin

London: Faber, 1935

8vo, pp. 180. Original red boards, lettered in black to spine. Lower edge uncut. Dustwrapper.

First edition. One of 2000 copies. ORIGINAL FLYER ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£195.00

3221

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HUGHES, Ted

The Burning Of The Brothel

London: Turret Books. 1966

4to, unpaginated. White card covers in dark blue wrappers, lettered in black to front panel.

First edition. No. 52 of 75 copies SIGNED... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2188

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SPEAR, Thelma

First Fruits

Paris: Edward Titus, 1927

12mo, pp. 34. Original cream marbled stiff paper wrappers, green title label to front panel, title label to spine. Edges rough cut.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£250.00

2189

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[trans. RIGNAUT, Homer] SAINE, Uc

The Legend Of Ermengarde

Paris: Edward Titus, 1929

8vo, pp. 16. Original plain stiff paper wrappers, housed in a dustwrapper printed in red and black to front panel. Top edge cut, others uncut. Small ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2222

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LARKIN, Philip

The Whitsun Weddings

London: Faber, 1964

8vo, pp. 46. Original deep red cloth boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Dustwrapper.

First edition. Published in February 1964 in an edition of ... [please click on the image or book title for more details]


2286

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HEANEY, Seamus

Door Into The Dark

London: Faber, 1972

8vo, pp. 56. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First paperback edition of Heaney's second commercially published collection, first published in... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3123

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AUDEN, W.H.

Spain

London: Faber, 1937

8vo, pp. 12. Original red stiff paper wrappers with foldover flaps. Partly unopened.

First edition. English literary scholar Nevill Coghill's... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3420

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HEANEY, Seamus

Land

London: Poem of the Month Club, 1970

Single sheet broadside, 11" x 15".

One of 1000 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

Founded in 1970 by Jack H. Clark and Winston Fletcher, the Poem of the Month Club sought to publish new work by leading poets, work which was to be signed by the authors and presented on high-quality materials suitable for display. Roy Fuller and C. Day-Lewis acted as recruiting sergeants for the enterprise (and were also part of the roster themselves), and the print run for each poem was 1000 copies.

A lovely example.


2865

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HEGLEY, John

Uncut Confetti

London: Methuen, 2006

8vo, pp. 85. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers with fold-over flaps.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO ALAN RICKMAN: .... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£295.00

2257

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[illus. SCOTT, Laurence] AUDEN, W.H.

Marginalia

Cambridge, Massachussetts: Ibex Press, 1966

Oblong 8vo, 20 pp.

First edition. One of 150 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND THE ILLUSTRATOR, LAURENCE SCOTT.

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£325.00

2217

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THOMAS, R.S.

The Bright Field/Das Helle Feld

Munich: Babel, 1983

8vo, pp. 20. White pamphlet, lettered in black to front and rear panels, stapled in to unprinted dark blue oversized wrappers.

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£350.00

2266

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AUDEN, W.H.

Spain

London: Faber, 1937

8vo, pp. 12. Original red stiff paper wrappers with foldover flaps. Partly unopened.

First edition.

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2327

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.]

Public School Verse

London: Heinemann, 1924

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original grey three-quarter boards, printed spine label.

First edition. One of only 500 copies, and Auden's first... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£375.00

2199

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 46 pink mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

First edition. Issue Number 9 of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

2200

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1964

4to, 55 pink, purple and orange mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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2499

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JOHNSON, B.S.

Poems Two

London: Trigram Press, 1972

Small 8vo, pp. 61. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to spine. Green endpapers, illustrated dustwrapper.

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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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2224

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[ed. GRIGSON, Geoffrey]

New Verse

London: Drummond, 1933-1939

34 issues in 32. Small 8vo. Stiff paper wrappers. Red wraparound band to Auden double issue (26-27), perforated subscription forms to many... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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