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1 ADAMS, Joseph YEATS AND THE MASK OF SYNTAX
New York Columbia University Press 1984 0231048181 / 9780231048187 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 111pp. Pages slightly tanned, minimal wear. A clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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2 ALDARACA, Bridget, et al (eds.) NICARAGUA IN REVOLUTION: THE POETS SPEAK - NICARAGUA EN REVOLUCIÓN: LOS POETAS HABLAN
Minneapolis Marxist Educational Press 1980 0930656091 / 9780930656096 Soft Cover 
(Studies in Marxism, vol. 5) Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, iv + 301pp. Wraps faded at spine, and quite worn; edges tanned. A sound, perfectly usable copy. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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3 ALIGHIERI, Dante (trans. Francis de Mey) THE VITA NUOVA OR NEW LIFE
London George Bell 1902 Hard Cover 
Square, small quarto, mock vellum spine, decorated paper boards, 131pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, decorated title, initials. Spine smudged/rubbed, boards browned, edges and endpapers tanned, foxing at endpapers. Text clean, light wear only. A sound, usable copy. Remains of bookseller's label at front paste-down endpaper. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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4 AP TALFAN, Aneirin WELSH FOLK VERSES TRANSLATED FOR M.M.J.
Llandysul Gwasg Gomer 1942 Limited Edition Hard Cover 
Slim, small octavo, green cloth (original wraps removed) with rough paste-down printed labels at front board, 13pp., Welsh text with English translation facing. Very minor soiling and slight discoloration at cloth, a little internal foxing. A sound copy. Signed/limited, 18/50. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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5 ARBERRY, Arthur J. OMAR KHAYYÁM: A NEW VERSION BASED UPON RECENT DISCOVERIES
London John Murray 1952 Reprint Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 159pp. Pages Tanned, foxing at edges, a little at endpapers; dustwrapper with mild edge-wear, chiefly corners and head of spine. A good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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6 ARKWRIGHT, John S. THE SUPREME SACRIFICE AND OTHER POEMS IN TIME OF WAR
London Skeffington and Son 1919 Full-Leather Bairnsfather, Lunt, Raemaekers and Raven-Hill 
Small quarto, dark blue calf 'bender', title inside gilt border atfront, xvi, 78pp., full-page mono. illustrations. Binding lightly rubbed, chiefly at spine, minor foxing at endpapers. A very good, presentable copy, clean and sound. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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THE KINGS OF MIN ZAMAN, ASHBEE, C.R.
7 ASHBEE, C.R. THE KINGS OF MIN ZAMAN
London Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford 1938 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, mock half vellum, patterned paper boards, x + 29pp., top edge tinted, remainder untrimmed. A touch of very minor soiling at spine (underneath date, at tail, and another touch at adjacent margin), some marginal foxing at colophon leaf. A very good, sound copy, with minimal wear, and with the Orpen illustrated bookplate of Filed Marshall Alexander Wavell. 
Price: 45.00 EUR
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KINGFISHER OUT OF EGYPT: A DIALOGUE IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN, ASHBEE, C.R. (trans.)
8 ASHBEE, C.R. (trans.) KINGFISHER OUT OF EGYPT: A DIALOGUE IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN
London Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford 1934 Limiited Edition Hard Cover 
Slim, large octavo, mock half vellum, patterned paper boards, 51pp. top edge tinted, partially unopened, full-page mono. illustrations. Some light tanning at half-title and at verso final text leaf, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy. Limited edition, 73/750, with the Alcuin Press device at colophon. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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9 ATTFIELD, Amanda, and CHRISTMAS, Paul TWO OVERCOATS WARMER
Hereford Stone Bridge Publications 2004 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, 16pp. Published in conjunction with Voices in the Gallery, Courtyard Theatre, Hereford, February 2004. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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10 AUDEN, W.H. (ed. Katherine Bucknall) JUVENILIA: POEMS 1922-1928
London Faber and Faber 1994 0571171400 / 9780571171408 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, lxxii + 263pp. Dustwrapper slightly off-centre, and with a hint of fading; book with minor spot at fore-edge, gift inscription facing title-page, otherwise a clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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11 BELY, Andrey (trans., intr. Gerald Janacek) THE FIRST ENCOUNTER
Princeton Princeton University Press 1979 0691063818 / 9780691063812 Hard Cover Very Good 
(Preliminary Remarks, Notes, and Comments by Nina Berberova) Octavo, xxx + 133pp., map. English translation of poem facing Russian text. Light rubbing/discoloration at board edges, light endpaper and edge foxing. A good, sound copy in very good dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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12 BENDER, John S. SPENSER AND LITERARY PICTORIALISM
Princeton University Press 1972 0691062110 / 9780691062112 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, viii + 218pp. Mild wear only at dustwrapper, book with a touch of foxing at top edge, near corner. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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13 BLOCK, Alexander DER MYSTIKER ALEXANDER BLOCK IM SPIEGEL SEINER LYRIK
Frankfurt/M. Posseg-Verlag 1967 Ausgewählte Dichtungen Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 185pp., tipped-in mono. photo. portrait. Mild foxing at top edge, minimal soiling and minor wear only; a few pen notes at half-title . A good, sound copy in like dustwrapper. Text in German and Russian. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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14 BLY, Robert WHAT HAVE I EVER LOST BY DYING? COLLECTED PROSE POEMS
Bristol Weatherlight Press 1994 0952279800 / 9780952279808 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed cream wraps, xiv + 83pp. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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15 BOLY, John R. READING AUDEN: THE RETURNS OF CALIBAN
Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1991 First Edition Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, xiii + 238pp. A fine copy in like dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. 
Price: 14.00 EUR
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CATALINA, THE SPANISH NUN; AND OTHER POEMS, BOULDING, J. Wimsett
16 BOULDING, J. Wimsett CATALINA, THE SPANISH NUN; AND OTHER POEMS
London Bemrose and Sons 1870 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, full black morocco, raised bands with title in gilt and red and gilt lozenges at spine, boards with decorated gilt borders, gilt dentelles and marbled endpapers, iv + 171pp. + 10pp. (these final pages constituting a poem, "In Memoriam - Charles Dickens"), all edges gilt. Bumped at bottom corners, slightly at top edge, otherwise binding well-preserved with just very light rubbing at bands; foxing largely confined to prelims., and at final few leaves. 
Price: 65.00 EUR
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17 BOURNE, V[incent] POEMATIA, LATINAE PARTIM REDDITA, PARTIM SCRIPTA
Londini J. Bettenham for B. Barker 1735 Iterum Edita Hard Cover 
12mo., full contemporary calf, [11] pp.4-136. Worn, and boards held by cords only; endpapers and title margins heavily browned, much less browning through text. A working copy. 
Price: 50.00 EUR
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18 BRENNAN, C.J. (intr. G.A. Wilkes) POEMS [1913]
Sydney University Press 1972 0424064804 / 9780424064802 Facsimile Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed yellow wraps, 19pp. + unpaginated facsimile printing. Wraps faded at spine (title remaining strong) and with a few minor marks. Pages lightly tanned, no significant wear. A good, sound copy. University bookshop label inside front wrap 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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19 BRETT-SMITH, H.F.B. (ed.) PEACOCK'S FOUR AGES OF POETRY - SHELLEY'S DEFENCE OF POETRY - BROWNING'S ESSAY ON SHELLEY
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1953 Second Edition, reprinted Hard Cover 
Octavo, quarter buckram, printed paper over boards (titles in dark blue at spine and upper board), xxxii + 112pp., untrimmed. Boards a little browned, some extremely inextensive marginalia, not impeding the use of an otherwise clean and sound copy with minimal wear. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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20 BRIDGES, Robert BRIDGES POETICAL WORKS WITH THE TESTAMENT OF BEAUTY BUT EXCLUDING THE EIGHT DRAMAS
London Oxford University Press 1971 0192541145 / 9780192541147 Oxford Standard Authors Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, vii + 713pp. Lynton Lamb-illustrated dustwrapper with adhering clear laminate, still very presentable; book very good. Owner's signature at fly-leaf corner, otherwise a clean and sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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