Category: Poetry

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THE DOUBLE MAN

THE DOUBLE MAN

Auden, W. H.

New York: Random House. 1941

First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition published later in the same year as 'New Year Letter'. Signed by the author to the title page. Original rust coloured cloth...

11582

£750.00

THE MAGIC FLUTE.

THE MAGIC FLUTE. An Opera In Two Acts. Music by W. A. Mozart. English Version After The Libretto Of Schikaneder and Giesecke.

Auden, W. H.; Chester Kallman; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

London: Faber and Faber. 1957

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth with titles in gilt over red to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine clean, square and tight copy, without...

13386

£45.00

MOUNTAINS.

MOUNTAINS. An Ariel Poem.

Auden, W. H.; illustrated by Edward Bawden

London: Faber and Faber. 1954

First edition. Signed by the author. Original yellow card covers printed in black, in the original envelope. Colour lithograph frontispiece and a black and white title...

11201

£350.00

THE WORKS OF BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER

THE WORKS OF BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER

Beaumont, Francis; Fletcher, John; with an introduction by George Darley

London: George Routledge and Sons.

Two volumes. Beautifully bound by Rivière in full tree calf with decorative tooling and five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles, borders and inner dentelles. Marbled...

11049

£550.00

WHOROSCOPE

WHOROSCOPE

Beckett, Samuel

Paris: Hours Press. 1930

First edition, first printing. One of 300 copies. Original stapled red card covers, the titles in black to the upper cover, with the original white wraparound band printed in...

12598

£2,750.00

CONTINUAL DEW

CONTINUAL DEW

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1937

First edition. Original black cloth with gilt titles, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth clean with some oxidization of the gilt. The contents on multi-coloured and...

8247

£75.00

A NIP IN THE AIR

A NIP IN THE AIR

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1974

First edition, first printing. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A fine bright copy without inscriptions or stamps in very lightly rubbed and nicked...

11900

£28.00

NEW BATS IN OLD BELFRIES

NEW BATS IN OLD BELFRIES

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1945

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with white paper label printed in black to the upper board, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine clean copy, the binding...

11905

£60.00

SUMMONED BY BELLS

SUMMONED BY BELLS

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1960

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine, clean and square copy, the contents clean throughout and without...

13463

£35.00

HIGH AND LOW

HIGH AND LOW

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1966

First edition, first printing. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original white cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge gilt. A fine tight copy with binding clean and...

13572

£275.00

SELECTED POEMS

SELECTED POEMS

Betjeman, John; chosen with a preface by John Sparrow

London: John Murray. 1948

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original red cloth with printed paper label to the spine. No dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square with some light...

11613

£175.00

A GARLAND FOR THE LAUREATE

A GARLAND FOR THE LAUREATE Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his seventy-fifth birthday.

Betjeman, John (contributions by Dannie Abse, Kingsley Amis, Patricia Beer, Leonard Clark, Charles Causley, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Alan Ross, Stephen Spender, R. S. Thomas and others)

Stratford Upon Avon: The Celandine Press. 1981

First edition. One of 75 copies (of a total edition of 350) signed by Dannie Abse, Alan Brownjohn, Patric Dickinson, Elizabeth Jennings, Norman Nicholson, Sacheverell Sitwell,...

8603

£1,250.00

THE COLLECTED POEMS 1927 - 1979

THE COLLECTED POEMS 1927 - 1979

Bishop, Elizabeth

London: Chatto and Windus / The Hogarth Press. 1983

First UK edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without inscriptions or stamps....

12506

£45.00

THE COLLECTED PROSE

THE COLLECTED PROSE

Bishop, Elizabeth; edited, with an introduction by Robert Giroux

London: Chatto and Windus / The Hogarth Press. 1984

First edition. Publisher's original pale green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and clean with a bump to the...

12416

£25.00

TO THEMIS

TO THEMIS Poems On Famous Trials With Other Pieces.

Blunden, Edmund; illustrated by Randolph Schwabe

London: The Beaumont Press. 1931

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's quarter buckram binding with decorative paper boards, the titles in gilt to the spine. Frontispiece and decorations by...

13372

£120.00

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

Burns, Robert; illustrated by Monro S. Orr.

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1913

First edition with these illustrations. Large 8vo. Beautifully bound by Henderson & Bisset of Edinburgh in full blue morocco titled in gilt to the upper board and spine. All edges...

13481

£175.00

JUNKY [Junkie]

JUNKY [Junkie]

Burroughs, William [William Lee]; with an introduction by Allen Ginsberg

London and New York: Penguin Books. 1976

Unrevised / uncorrected proof copy. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's printed card covers. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander box. A very good copy,...

11556

£5,000.00

THE SOLITARY MAN

THE SOLITARY MAN

Church, Richard

London: Dent. 1941

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the original lightly tanned and rubbed dustwrapper. Not...

3275

£15.00

LOST LEGENDS OF THE NURSERY SONGS

LOST LEGENDS OF THE NURSERY SONGS

Clark, Mary Senior; illustrated by Alice B. Woodward

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd. 1920

First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original red cloth with illustration and titles in white to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An...

13118

£125.00

REVOLTING RHYMES

REVOLTING RHYMES

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial glazed boards. A very good copy, the binding square and firm but bumped at the spine tips and corners and with some...

13600

£120.00

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