Category: Poetry

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ALL POINTS NORTH

ALL POINTS NORTH

Armitage, Simon

London: Viking. 1998

First edition, first printing. Orginal burgundy cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions or markings and no...

13711

£35.00

ZOOM

ZOOM

Armitage, Simon

UK: Bloodaxe Books. 1989

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, without tears and with...

13787

£75.00

LOST EROS

LOST EROS

Ashe, Thomas; with linocut illustrations by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition thus. Limited edition. Publisher's original blue card covers with white paper label printed in black to the upper cover. With a full page linocut illustration in...

13727

£15.00

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

CITY WITHOUT WALLS

CITY WITHOUT WALLS And Other Poems.

Auden, W. H.

London: Faber and Faber. 1969

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

13868

£35.00

THANK YOU FOG.

THANK YOU FOG. Last Poems.

Auden, W. H.

New York: Random House 1974

First US edition, first printing. Publisher's original course beige cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents...

13871

£30.00

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

A NIP IN THE AIR

A NIP IN THE AIR

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1974

First edition, first printing. With author's signed inscription. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding clean and firm, the...

13742

£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 without previous owner's...

13762

£50.00

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

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

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