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KEATS, John.

Rare books by John Keats, including first edition, signed first edition, and copies in fine bindings of Three Odes, and handsome sets of his collected works.

Regularly stocked editions of Keats’ works include the first Scottish Edition, the Memorial Edition of the collected works, and the Hamstead Edition of The Poetical Works and Other Writings.

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    Poems.

    London: 1817

    First edition of Keats's first book, in the original boards. Poems was published on 3 March 1817 by Charles and James Ollier, who were already publishing Shelley. The first of a mere three lifetime publications, it is a work of mainly youthful promise - Keats had appeared for the first time in print less than a year earlier,... Learn More
    £47,500

    Stock Code: 113377

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    First edition of the second of only three lifetime publications by Keats, with its famous opening line: "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever". This copy, as often, has the five-line errata, the second state, though it is known that copies with both states of the errata leaf were prepared before publication date and there... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 112479

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  3. 118678
    First edition of Keats's third and final book, a superb copy with the half-title, advertisements, and untrimmed in a fine Bedford binding. This was the last book published in Keats's lifetime, about which he had "low hopes, though not spirits this shall be my last trial; not succeeding, I shall try what I can do in the... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 118678

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    A particularly handsome set of Keats's works. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 116013

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  5. 129461
    A handsomely bound set of Keats's writings. This set is the expanded reissue of Harry Buxton Forman's comprehensive 1883 edition of Keats's works, including the supplementary volume of the next year, often wanting in uniformly-bound sets. The publisher's advertisement notes that this reissue contains "everything of Keats's... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 129461

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  6. 129883

    The Poems.

    New York: 1904

    Limited edition, number 97 of 350 copies signed by the publisher for sale in America, in a highly attractive binding. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 129883

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  7. 129458
    A highly attractive copy of Keats's poetry, in a presentation binding, with a morocco presentation slip lettered in gilt on the front pastedown reading "Margaret Sandford on her wedding day Sept. 22. 1926. From C.R.L.F." Forman's edition of Keats was first published in 1883, and ranks as perhaps the finest edition of the... Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 129458

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  8. The Poetical Works and Other Writings.
    The Hampstead edition, the best collected edition of Keats's works and a very handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 68671

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