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 ENGLISH AUDEN.

THE ENGLISH AUDEN. Poems, Essays, & Dramatic Writings 1927-1939

Auden, W. H.; edited by Edward Mendelson

London: Faber and Faber. 1977

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding clean and firm, the contents...

13156

£25.00

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

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT

Beckett, Samuel

New York: The Grove Press. 1970

First edition thus. Signed limited edition. Sixteen volumes. Publisher's original coarse black cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Issued without dustwrappers. A superb fine set,...

13176

£6,750.00

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

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

THE CRIER BY NIGHT.

THE CRIER BY NIGHT. A Play in One Act.

Bottomley, Gordon; [Edward Thomas]

London: At The Unicorn. 1902

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Edward and Helen Thomas. Publisher's original blue paper covered boards with titles in black to the...

12526

£1,250.00

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

DIRTY BEASTS

DIRTY BEASTS

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Rosemary Fawcett

London: Jonathan Cape. 1983

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial laminated boards. No dustwrapper called for. A very near fine copy, the binding clean and bright with a tiny bump to the top...

12683

£1,750.00

SOLDIER'S VERSE

SOLDIER'S VERSE

Dickinson, Patric; illustrated by William Scott

London: Frederick Muller. 1945

First edition, first printing. Illustrated with twelve superb colour lithographs by William Scott, prepared especially for this publication. Publisher's original pictorial cloth...

12148

£90.00

THE DREAMER OF THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE AND OTHER POEMS

THE DREAMER OF THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE AND OTHER POEMS

Dobell, Bertram; Percy J. Dobell

London: P. J. and A. E. Dobell. 1915

First edition. Inscribed by the publisher (and author's son). Original stitched card covers. 43 pages. A very good copy, the covers a little marked and soiled, the contents clean...

11056

£45.00

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