Poetry & Plays

  1. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. London: Collins, nd (c1920) 72pp. Four tipped-in cold. plates and other decorations by Charles Robinson. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald and introduction by Laurence Housman. Teg. Some light fox-spotting throughout. Dark red cloth gilt boards just a trifle rubbed. A clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4099) £20.00
  1. The Selected Poems of Tu Fu. London: Anvil Press, 1990. xvi, 173pp. Translated by David Hinton. Neat ownership signature to half-title.Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3769) £6.00
  1. Agee, Chris (ed.).: Scar on the Stone: contemporary poetry from Bosnia. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Bloodaxe Books,1998. 1st. edn. 208pp. Numerous translators acknowledged. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5737) £5.00
  1. Anouilh, Jean.: Becket or, The Honor of God. New York: Signet Books, 1964. 1st. US P/B edn. 128pp. Pictorial card covers a little creased and rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6524) £5.00
  1. Antrobus, John.: Why Bournemouth? and Other Plays. London: Calder and Boyars, 1970. 1st. P/B edn. 126(2)pp. Includes An Apple a Day and The Missing Link. Pictorila card covers a trifle rubbed otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6531) £5.00
  1. Auden, W. H.: Collected Shorter Poems 1927 – 1957. London: Faber and Faber, 1966. 1st. edn. 351pp. Pageblock edges and epp all somewhat tanned. D/w slightly tanned on spine and edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5798) £25.00
  1. Bardwell, Leland.: Dostoevsky’s Grave. Dublin: The Dedalus Press, 1991. 1st. edn. 69pp. Signed by the author. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3462) £7.50
  1. Barker, George: Thirty Preliminary Poems London: David Archer The Parton Press, 1933 1st. edn. 37 pp. Some foxing throughout. Green,stiff card covers with black lettering, somewhat faded on spine, rubbed on corners and front cover. A good copy of a scarce title. (Stock ref 1822) £30.00
  1. Bell, Martin.: Collected Poems, 1937-1966. London: Macmillan, 1967. 1st. edn. xiii, 114pp. D/w just a trifle rubbed on edges and corners. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3797) £5.00
  1. Belloc, Hilaire.: Complete Verse. London: Pimlico, 1995. Reprint. (28)296pp. Introduction by A. N. Wilson. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4924) £5.00
  1. Berkeley, Anne.: The Men From Praga. Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2009. 1st. edn. (8)72pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5741) £8.00
  1. Bidgood, Ruth.: Lighting Candles: new and selected poems. Bridgend: Poetry Wales Press, 1982. 1st. edn. (7)75pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3379) £5.00
  1. Blake, William.: Songs of Experience. London: Ernest Benn, 1927. New ed. Unpaginated. Cold. illus. by the author. Reproduced from a copy in the British Museum. Rather grubby d/w a little rubbed and worn on edges and corners with several small, closed tears and some minor loss at spine head. A clean, sound copy otherwise. (Stock ref 5706) £80.00
  1. Bliss, A. J. (ed.): Sir Orfeo London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Reprint. lx,79pp. Dust marked d/w a little faded on spine and with a tiny tear in bottom edge of front panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5551) £8.50
  1. Bloomfield, Robert.: Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs. London: Vernor & Hood and Longman & Rees, 1829. 1st. edn. xi(2)105pp. Portrait frontis. and 11 wood engravings. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light offsetting of engravings. Contemporary calf gilt, rebacked with original title label laid on. Binding rather rubbed and bumped on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6008) £80.00
  1. Bond, Edward.: Narrow Road to the Deep North. London: Methuen & Co., 1968. 1st. edn. 61pp plus 3pp publisher’s list. Ffep neatly removed. D/w rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6518) £8.00
  1. Borodale, Sean.: Asylum London: Cape Poetry, 2018. 1st. edn. (12)63pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5745) £6.00
  1. Bradner, Leicester (ed.): The Poems of Queen Elizabeth I Providence: Brown University Press, 1964 1st. edn. thus. xx, 91 pp. Bottom corner of front board a trifle bumped otherwise a fine copy in the dust-wrapper. (Stock ref 2381) £30.00
  1. Brown, Hattie.: Catoninetales: a domestic epic. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1891. 1st. edn. (8)100pp. B/w illus. by W. J. Linton. No.185 of an edition of 330 copies. Ownership initials to ffep. All pp untrimmed. Front inner hinge cracked. Cream buckram boards somewhat discoloured and rubbed on corners otherwise a sound copy. “Hattie Brown”,a “young lady of colour lately deceased”, is the pseudonym of W. J. Linton, an English-born American artist and poet. (Stock ref 3807) £50.00
  1. Cambridge, Gerry.: Madame Fi Fi’s Farewell and Other Poems. Edinburgh: Luath Press, 2003. 1st. edn. 127pp. Signed by the author. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3350) £5.00
  1. Campbell, Katie.: Let Us Leave Them Believing. London: Methuen, 1991. 1st. edn. (10)84pp. All pp slightly tanned. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card covers faded on spine other wise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3589) £6.00
  1. Campbell, Thomas.: The Pleasures of Hope: with other poems. Edinburgh: Mundell & Sone, 1800. 4th edn. (8)136pp. 4 b/w engravings. Full calf boards rubbed and worn but binding tight, remains of gilt lettering to spine. (Stock ref 4209) £15.00
  1. Cartwright, Jim.: Bed. London: Methuen & Co., 1991. 1st. edn. 29pp plus 8pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6534) £4.00
  1. Cassian, Nina.: Continuum. London: Anvil Press Poetry, 2008. 1st. UK edn. 112pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4994) £5.00
  1. Churchill, Caryl.: Softcops. London: Methguen & Co., 1984. 1st. edn. 28pp. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6535) £5.00
  1. Clampitt, Amy: The Kingfisher London: Faber & Faber, 1984 1st. UK edn. 92 pp. Card covers with a crease acroos corner of back panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2361) £5.00
  1. Conn, Stewart.: Stolen Light: selected poems. Newcastle: Bloodaxe Books, 1999. 1st. edn. 192pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3360) £6.00
  1. Cornford, Frances.: Selected Poems. London: Enitharmon Press, 1996. 1st. edn. 74pp. B/w illus. by Gwen Raverat and Christopher Cornford. Edited by Jane Dowson and with a memoir by Hugh Cornford. Pictorial card covers with a slight crease in top corner of front panel otrherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5732) £5.00
  1. Cox, Brian.: My Eightieth Year to Heaven. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 2007. 1st. edn. 64pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3375) £6.50
  1. D’Aguiar, Fred.: Bloodlines. London: Vintage, 2001. 1st. P/B edn. (8)161pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5754) £5.00
  1. Darwin, Erasmus: The Botanic Garden London: The Scolar Press, 1973 Reprint. No. 3 of an edition limited to 500 copies. A facsimile of the edition of 1791. Teg. Green cloth binding a trifle loose otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2051) £75.00
  1. Das, Jibanananda: Naked Lonely Hand: selected poems. London: Anvil Press Poetry, 2003. 1st. UK edn. 111pp. Translated from the Bengali and introduced by Joe Winter. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5736) £35.00
  1. Deane, Seamus: Rumours Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1977 1st. edn. 54 pp. The author’s second collection. Grey card wrappers very slightly faded on spine else a fine copy. (Stock ref 1470) £50.00
  1. Drew, John.: Letter From Exile, Extologer, Sofia and Other Verses. Cambridge: Cambridge Poetry Workshop, 2001. 1st. edn. 48pp. Inscribed by the author. Card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3587) £6.00
  1. Drew, John.: The Buddha Kamakura. Cambridge: Cambridge Poetry Workshop, 1988. 1st. edn. 46pp. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed and stained otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3588) £6.00
  1. Drew, John.: The Lesser Vehicle. Newcastle: Bloodaxe Books, 1986. 1st edn. 48pp. Pictorial card covers rather faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on corners. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3586) £4.00
  1. Durrell, Lawrence.: The Tree of Idleness and Other Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1955. 1st. edn. 48pp. Some foxing to epp. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4333) £20.00
  1. Dyer, Charles.: Staircase. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966. 1st. edn. 88(8)pp. Pictorial card covers slightly tanned otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6523) £4.00
  1. Eiseley, Loren.: Another Kind of Autumn. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1977. 2nd. impression. 94pp. Woodcuts by Walter Ferro. D/w a little rubbed on corners and with a tear to the top of the spine crease of front panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3347) £6.00
  1. Feaver, Vicki: Close Relatives: poems London: Secker & Warburg, 1981 1st. edn. 64pp. The author’s first book. D/w a fine copy. (Stock ref 3031) £20.00
  1. Foerster, Richard.: Sudden Harbour. Washington: Orchises Press, 1992. 1st. edn. 96pp. Inscribed to Derek Hill, the artist, by the author. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3353) £10.00
  1. Foxman, Janet.: Disposable Camera. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. 1st. edn. viii, 73pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4993) £5.00
  1. France, Linda.: The Gentleness of the Very Tall. Newcastle: Bloodaxe Books, 1994. 1st. edn. 64pp. Pictorial card covers just showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3358) £6.50
  1. Fuller, John.: The Grey Among the Green. London: Chatto & Windus, 1988. 1st. P/B edn. 87pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5538) £5.00
  1. Fyfe, Anne-Marie.: Understudies: new and selected poems. Bridgend: Seren, 2010. 1st. edn. 104pp. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5744) £10.00
  1. Gardner, Donald.: Peace Feelers. London: Cafe Books, 1969. 1st. edn. 23pp. One of an edn. of 500. Card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5739) £10.00
  1. Garrod, H. W. (ed): The Oxford Book of Latin Verse: from the earliest fragments to the end of the Vth. Century A. D. London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Reprint. xliii, 531pp. Price-clipped d/w rather tanned on spine and very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4730) £5.00
  1. Gibson, Wilfrid.: Sixty-Three Poems. London: Macmillan, 1926. 1st. edn. 147pp plus 3pp publisher’s list. Signed by the author on title page. Small, neat gift inscription to ffep. Orange-brown boards slightly faded on spine and bumped on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6062) £50.00
  1. Gillilan, Pamela.: The Rashomon Syndrome. Newcastle: Bloodaxe Books, 1998. 1st. edn. 80pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3356) £6.50
  1. Ginsberg, Allen.: The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: first journals and poems 1937-1952. Cambridge: Da Capo, 2006. 1st. Da Capo edn. xviii, 523pp. B/w photos. Edited by Juanita Liebermann-Plimpton and Bill Morgan. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5373) £15.00
  1. Gohorry, John.: Talk Into the Late Evening. Calstock: Peterloo Poets, 1992. 1st. edn. 63pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3376) £4.00
  1. Gombrowicz, Witold.: The Marriage. London: Calder & Boyars, 1970. 1st. UK edn. 153(5)pp. Translated by Louis Iribarne. Price-clipped d/w rather rubbed and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6514) £10.00
  1. Grant, Joy: Harold Munro and the Poetry Bookshop London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967 1st. edn. x, 286 pp. Five b/w photos, text figures. D/w with a couple of very small tears and nicks in bottom edge otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1241) £8.00
  1. Greenlaw, Lavinia.: Minsk. London: Faber & Faber, 2004. 1st P/B edn. 69pp. Inscribed by the author. Card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5751) £15.00
  1. Gwyer, Joseph.: Sketches of the Life of Joseph Gwyer (Potato Salesman) with his Poems London: The Author, 1876. 3rd. edn. 216pp. Also includes A Ramble Around the Neighbourhood and Glimpses of Departed Days. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering rubbed and worn on corners, front hinge split, rear hinge weak.The Penge Poet (in)famous for being listed alongside William McGonagall as one of the worst published poets in the English language! (Stock ref 4270) £25.00
  1. Haas, Leopold.: The Raft. Hastings: Reality Street, 2011. 1st. edn.100pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4988) £5.00
  1. Hart, Kevin.: Flame Tree: selected poems. Tarset: Bloodaxe Books, 2002. 1st. edn. 205pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5747) £7.50
  1. Harwood, Hwen.: The Zoo Father.Collected Poems Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. 1st. edn. (12)216pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3354) £7.50
  1. Heaney, Seamus.: Electric Light. London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 1st. edn. (8)81pp. Ownership signature to half-title. Card covers sunned on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3460) £3.00
  1. Holland, Jane.: Boudicca & Co. Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2006. 1st. edn. (12)82pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5740) £4.00
  1. Holst-Warhaft, Gail.: Penelope’s Confession. River Vale: Cosmos Publishing, 2007. 1st. edn. 107pp. Bilingual edn. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5746) £10.00
  1. Horace: The Odes of Horace Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964 1st. enguin edn. 296 pp. Translated and with an introduction by James Michie. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2752) £5.00
  1. Howell, Anthony.: Howell’s Law. London: Anvil Press Poetry, 1990. 1st. edn. 78pp. Inscribed by the author on title page. Pictorial card covers faded on spine and slightly rubbed on corners otjerwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5735) £10.00
  1. Howell, Anthony.: Winter’s Not Gone. London: The Many Press, 1984. 1st. edn. Unpaginated. Pictorial paper covers a little worn but, otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5752) £4.00
  1. Hughes, Ted.: Euripedes, Alcestis: a new version. London: Faber & Faber, 1999. 1st. edn. (6)83pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4727) £7.50
  1. Hughes, Ted.: Tales from Ovid. London: Faber & Faber, 1997. 1st. edn. xi(1)264pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed oc edges and corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6204) £5.00
  1. Johnson, Adam.: The Playground Bell. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1994. 1st. edn. 62pp. Pictorial card covers just a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean copy. (Stock ref 5799) £3.00
  1. Jones, David.: The Sleeping Lord: and other fragments. London: Faber & Faber, 1974. 1st. edn. 111pp. Some fox spotting to epp. D/w very lightly dust marked and slightly creased at spine tail otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4671) £25.00
  1. Keens-Douglas, Paul.: Tim Tim Port-of-Spain: Keensdee Publications, 1976 1st. edn. 104pp. B/w photos., b/w illus. by Michael Steele. The dialect poetry of Paul Keens-Douglas including “Tanti at de Oval”, “Banza” and “Windjammer”. Gift inscription to title page. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5869) £15.00
  1. Kipling ,Rudyard:: The Five Nations. London, Methuen, 1903. 1st. edn., 1st issue with “David” on p.56. xiii, 215 pp. plus 38 pp. adverts. Dark red cloth gilt faded on spine and slightly rubbed on corners. T.e.g., e.p’s darkened and some, mostly marginal, foxing throughout. (Stock ref 6102) £7.50
  1. Kushner, Aleksandr.: Apollo in the Snow: selected poems 1960-1987. London: Harvill, 1992. 1st. UK edn. xii, 99pp. Pictorual card coversvery slightly bumped on corners. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3775) £4.00
  1. Lang, Andrew:: The Blue Poetry Book. London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1891. 1st. edn. 351 pp. Numerous b/w illus. by H.J.Ford and Lancelot Speed.Blue cloth gilt, rubbed on extremities and with a small piece missing from the slightly darkened spine. (Stock ref 6079) £30.00
  1. Leney, Norah.: In a Lifetime. New York: JNR Publishing, 1975. 1st. edn. x,74pp. B/w illus. by Demetrios G. Zangos. Inscribed and dated by the author. Rear inner hinge partly cracked. Blue paper-covered boards with gilt lettering a trifle grubby and bumped on corners otherwise a good copy. (Stock ref 6195) £8.00
  1. Levi, Peter: Shakespeare’s Birthday London: Anvil Press Poetry, 1985 1st. edn. 38 pp. Pictorial card covers slightly darkened otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2365) £5.00
  1. Lewis, C. Day.: The Complete Poems. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. 1st. edn. xxi, 745pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3543) £10.00
  1. Lucie-Smith, Edward (ed.): The Liverpool Scene Liondon: Donald Carroll, 1967. No. 29 of a limited edn. of 100 signed by the editor. 80pp. B/w photo. Includes conributions from Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, Brian Patten et al. Pictorial laminated boards (no d/w issued) slightly rubbed at spine tail and with a small (20mm) split in front hinge and some light rubbing at spine head. Overall, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4454) £50.00
  1. MacBeth, George.: Selected Poems. London: Enitharmon Press, 2002. 1st. edn. 126pp. Edited by Anthony Thwaite with a preface by Carol Ann Duffy. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3592) £4.50
  1. McGuckian, Medbh.: Drawing Ballerinas. Oldcastle: The Gallery Press, 2001. 1st. edn. 67pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4416) £7.50
  1. McGuckian, Medbh.: Had I a Thousand Lives. Oldcastle: The Gallery Press, 2003. 1st. edn. 105pp. Pictorial card covers just a trifle rubbed on edges othewise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4415) £7.50
  1. Milton, John.: The Poetical Works of John Milton. London: Henry Frowde, 1904. Oxford complete edn. xiii(3)531pp plus 2pp appendix. B/w portrait frontis. Edited after the original texts by the Rev. H. C. Beeching. Neat gift inscription. Marbled epp. Teg. 1/2 vellum binding with gilt decoration and lettering and leather title label inlaid over marbled paper boards. A very good copy. (Stock ref 6060) £30.00
  1. Motion, Andrew.: Selected Poems 1976-1997. London: Faber & Faber, 1998. 7th impression.iv,151pp. Inscribed by the author. Card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3770) £8.00
  1. Nair, Rukmini Bhaya.: Yellow Hibiscus: new and selected poems. New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 2004. 1st. edn. (8)214pp. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card coversa little rubbed on edges and creased on back panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3430) £15.00
  1. Nichols, Peter.: A Piece of my Mind. London: Methuen & Co., 1987. 1st. edn. 90pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6533) £5.00
  1. O’Brien, Con.: The Poems of Con O’Brien, the Bard of Ballyhea. Charleville: Oriel Press, 1981. 1st. edn. 144pp. B/w illus. Pictorial card covers a trifle tanned on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5674) £15.00
  1. Oldham, John.: Selected Poems. Newcastle: Bloodaxe Books, 1980 1st. edn. 86pp. Introduction by Ken Robinson. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3362) £5.00
  1. Ondaatje, Michael: The Cinnamon Peeler: selected poems London: Picador, 1989 3rd. impression. Inscribed by the author on title page. Pictorial card covers just a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2956) £25.00
  1. Osborne, John.: You’re Not Watching Me, Mummy and Try a Little Tenderness: two plays for television. London: Faber and Faber, 1978 1st.. P/B edn. 93pp. Card covers very lightly tanned otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6525) £8.00
  1. Paterson, Don.: The Eyes. London: Faber & Faber, 1999. 1st edn. (8)60pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4721) £5.00
  1. Pinter, Harold.: The Hothouse. London: Methuen & Co., 1982. 1st. P/B edn. 154pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6532) £8.00
  1. Posner, David.: Visit to the East. London: Academy Editions, 1971. 1st. edn. Unpaginated. B/w illus. by Philip Hicks. No. 23 of and edn. of 50 signed by the author and artist. Rather dust maked d/w over pictorial card covers otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3298) £15.00
  1. Pound, Ezra: A Selection of Poems London: Faber & Faber, 1940 1st. edn. 80 pp. Ownership inscription to ffep. Price-clipped d/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1549) £20.00
  1. Preddle, Chris.: Cattle Console Him. Chipping Norton: Waywiser Press, 2010. 1st. edn. 95pp. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4992) £5.00
  1. Pudney, John.: For Johnny: poems of World War II. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1976. Revised edn. 40pp. Signed by the author on title page. Blue boards slightly bumped on top corners, d/w very slightly sunned on spine and with a small, closed tear to spine head. Otherwise, a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5240) £125.00
  1. Purvis, J. S.: The York Cycle of Mystery Plays: a complete version. London: S. P. C. K., 1971. Reprint. 384pp. Light pencil annotations throughout. D/w alittle creased and rubbed on top edge otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5552) £4.00
  1. Raine, Craig.: The Onion, Memory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Reprint. viii, 84pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3372) £4.00
  1. Raine, Kathleen: The Oracle in the Heart Portlaoise: The Dolmen Press in association with George Allen & Unwin, 1980. 1st. edn. 87 pp. Signed by the author. paper wraps., a fine copy. (Stock ref 1003) £15.00
  1. Sackville-West, Vita: Selected Poems London: The Hogarth Press, 1941 1st. edn. 78 pp. The New Hogarth Library vol. IV. D/w very slightly sunned otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2524) £25.00
  1. Savage, Richard: The Poetical Works of Richard Savage Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962 New edn. xi, 277 pp. Edited with notes and commentaries by Clarence Tracy.D/w somewhat discoloured and rather worn with some minor loss at spine head. Internally, a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1893) £45.00
  1. Schnackenberg, Gjertrud: A Gilded Lapse of Time London: Harvill, 1995 1st. UK edn. (10)143(7) pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly creased on front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2352) £5.00
  1. Schnackenberg, Gjertrud: The Lamplit Answer London: Hutchinson, 1986 1st. UK edn. 83 pp. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2351) £5.00
  1. Shelley, Percy Bysshe.: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: including materials never before printed in any edition of the poems. London: Henry Frowde/Oxford University Press, 1912. Oxford edn. xxiv,912pp. B/w portrait frontis. Edited with textual notes by Thomas Hutchinson. Small, neat gift inscription and ownership signature. Teg.1/4 vellum over green cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering and leather title label inlaid to spine. A very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6061) £30.00
  1. Sitwell, Sacheverell.: Tropicalia. Edinburgh: The Ramsay Head Press, 1972. 1st. trade edn. 63pp. Pictorial card covers somewhat rubbed particularly on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3369) £7.50
  1. Steinherr, Ludwig.: Before the Invention of Paradise. Todmorden: Arc Publications, 2010. 1st. UK P/B edn. 154pp plus 3pp publisher’s list. Translated from the German by Richard Dove with an introduction by Jean Boase-Beier. Pictorial card covers just a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5733) £5.00
  1. Stevenson, Dominic.: The Northern Line. Sacramento: Winter Goose Publishing, 2015 1st. edn. 102pp. Inscribed by the author. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6398) £10.00
  1. Stewart, Carol (ed.): Poems of Sleep and Dream. London: Frederick Muller, 1947. 1st. edn. viii, 127pp. Many cold. lithographs by Robert Colquhoun. One of the New Excursions into English Poetry series. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w chipped and worn withminor loss at spine head and tail, also one closed tear in front panel. Otherwise, a clean sound copy of this scarce title. (Stock ref 5622) £100.00
  1. Stone, Will.: Drawing in Ash. London: Salt Publishing, 2011. 1st. edn. (10)97pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5743) £5.00
  1. Stoppard, Tom.: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour and Professional Foul. London: Faber and Faber, 1978. 1st. P/B edn. 93pp. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6527) £5.00
  1. Sweeney, Matthew.: The Bridal Suite. London: Jonathan Cape, 1997. 1st. edn. (12)49pp. Inscribed by the authoron title page. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3883) £10.00
  1. Synge, John M.: Poems and Translations. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1970. Facsimile reprint of the edn. published by Cuala Press in 1909. xvi, 46pp.Clear paper d/w somewhat creased and rubbed over stone cloth spine and blue paper boards which have been slightly dented on bottom edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 5150) £10.00
  1. Thomson, James.: The Seasons and Castle of Indolence. London: James Blackwood, 1857. New edn. (14)262pp. Numerous b/w vignettes. aeg. Red gilt bevelled boards slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6122) £20.00
  1. Trehy, Tony.: 50 Heads. Manchester: Apple Pie Editions, 2007. 1st. edn. Unpaginated. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4990) £10.00
  1. Ward, Donald.: Collected Poems 1955-1995. Salxburg: University of Salzburg Press, 1995. 1st. edn. xxxii, 273pp. Signed and dated by the author. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4991) £10.00
  1. Ward, John Powell.: Selected and New Poems. Bridgend: Seren, 2004. 1st. edn. 176pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5802) £3.50
  1. Warner, Val.: Under the Penthouse. Cheadle: Carcanet Press, 1973. 1st P/B edn. 76pp. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5749) £7.00
  1. Watanabe, Jose.: Path Through the Canefields. Edinburgh: White Adder Press, 1997. 1st. edn. 63pp. Translated from the Spanish by C. A. de Lomellini and David Tipton. D/w over plain white card covers, a very bright, clean cop. (Stock ref 3296) £7.50
  1. Wymark, Olwen.: Best Friends. London: John Calder, 1984. 1st. P/B edn. 72pp. Also includes The Committee and The Twenty-Second Day. Pictorial card covers , a fine copy. (Stock ref 6529) £8.00
  1. Wymark, Olwen.: The Gymnasium and Other Plays. London: Calder & Boyars, 1971. 1st. edn. 144pp. D/w rather rubbed with a small piece missing from the top of the front panel. Otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6528) £10.00
  1. Wymark, Olwen.: Three Plays. London: Calder and Boyars, 1967. 1st. P/B edn. Includes Lunchtime Concert, The Inhabitants and Coda. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6530) £8.00
  1. Youssef, Saadi.: Nostalgia, my Enemy: poems. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press, 2012. 1st. US P/B edn. 78pp. Translated from the Arabic by Sinan Antoon and Peter Money. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5738) £5.00