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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books of poetry; also individual poems and related ephemera.

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  1. Anabasis.
    (ELIOT, T. S., trans.) PERSE, St. John. Anabasis.

    London : 1930

    First edition, number 6 of 350 copies signed by Eliot on the limitation page. This handsome Faber edition prints Eliot's translation in parallel with the original French text. Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 141365

  2. The Verona Press Rhyme Sheets 1 - 6.
    (VERONA PRESS.) CHAGAL, Marc (illus.), and others. The Verona Press Rhyme Sheets 1 - 6.

    London : 1938

    First edition, first impression, of this illustrated collection of poems from modern, ancient Greek, and medieval Chinese poets, including Geoffrey Scott, George Barker, and Frederick Johnston. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 141197

  3. In A Green Night.
    WALCOTT, Derek. In A Green Night.

    London : 1962

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy to the publisher, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Tom Maschler, gratefully, Derek Walcott, Oct 9 64". This was the copy of Tom Maschler, the publisher, with his bookplate to front pastedown. Maschler joined Jonathan Cape as editorial director, aged 26, in 1960, and became managing... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 141382

  4. William Blake's Water-Colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray.
    (BLAKE, William.) GRAY, Thomas. William Blake's Water-Colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray.

    London : 1972

    First edition thus, first impression, number 467 of 100 copies reserved for Paul Mellon, from a total edition of 518 copies issued in a range of formats (of which the present copy is one of those "unbound in the French style"), all printed on Arches pure rag paper made specially to match that used by Blake. In this extravagant tour de force Blake used... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141250

  5. Strange Houses of Sleep.
    WAITE, Arthur Edward. Strange Houses of Sleep.

    London : 1906

    First edition, sole impression, number 16 of 250 copies, each signed by the author. Strange Houses of Sleep collects the esoteric poetry (including a lengthy verse drama on the holy grail) of A. E. Waite (1857-1942), popularly known for his creation of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. "Through his critical and historical studies of occultism in all its forms,... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 139766

  6. The Saga Library.
    MORRIS, William, & Eiríkr Magnússon (trans.) The Saga Library.

    London : 1891-1905

    First editions, first impressions, scarce found as the complete set, and more usually in sorry state. The culmination of Morris's interest in the medieval literature of Iceland, the Saga Library was translated and edited by Morris together with his friend and scholar Eiríkr Magnússon (1833-1913) and sought to make the material more accessible to an... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 139302

  7. A Hornbook for Witches: Poems of Fantasy.
    DRAKE, Leah Bodine. A Hornbook for Witches: Poems of Fantasy.

    Sauk City, Wisconsin : 1950

    First edition, first printing, of the first book of American poet Leah Bodine Drake (1904-1964), a contributor to Weird Tales. Of the edition of 553 copies, 300 were given to the author and 253 for the trade, the small issue making it one of the scarcer of the Arkham House publications, here in exemplary condition. An audiobook by the same... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 138972

  8. The Tale of Beowulf.
    MORRIS, William, & Alfred John Wyatt, translators. The Tale of Beowulf.

    Hammersmith : 1895

    First Kelmscott edition, and the first edition of William Morris's translation, one of 300 copies printed on paper (a further eight copies were issued on vellum). Morris began his translation of the great English epic in 1893, based on a prose rendering by the Anglo-Saxon scholar Alfred J. Wyatt of Christ's College, with whom he consulted over a two... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 138925

  9. The Secret Rose.
    YEATS, W. B. The Secret Rose.

    London : 1897

    First edition, first impression, first issue binding with "Lawrence & Bullen" at the foot of spine, scarce in such nice condition. With The Secret Rose Yeats was at the height of his powers as a prose mythographer, bringing together the two key loci of his imagination: the Celtic folklore of his native Ireland, and the alchemical mysteries... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 135709

  10. The Faerie Queene.
    SPENSER, Edmund. The Faerie Queene.

    London : 1751

    First complete and first illustrated edition, including Thomas Birch's Life; Spenser's letter to Walter Raleigh; commendatory verses; numerous dedicatory verses by Spenser; an exact collation of the two original editions of 1590 and 1596 which combine to give the first complete text in one edition including the fragment of Book VII; a glossary; and... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 132657

  11. Always Comes Evening.
    HOWARD, Robert E. Always Comes Evening.

    Sauk City, WI : 1957

    First edition, first printing, of this collection of macabre poems by Robert E. Howard (1906-1936), with dust jacket designed by Frank Utpatel. Learn More
    £1,350.00

    Stock Code: 122348

  12. Sappho, One Hundred Lyrics.
    (SAPPHO.) CARMAN, Bliss. Sappho, One Hundred Lyrics.

    Toronto : 1905

    First edition, first printing, Canadian issue published in 1905 using the sheets of the first edition published in Boston in 1904. The colophon on the title page verso restates the first edition's imprint, being one of 500 copies (this number 453) printed in 1903 "with the type distributed". Both the US and Canadian issues are scarce, the latter apparently... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 141178

  13. The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems.
    YEATS, W. B. The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems.

    London : 1889

    First edition, first issue, a major literary association copy, inscribed by Yeats on the front free endpaper, "To the poet of the North Countrie, Joseph Skipsey, with the author's kind regards". In addition, Yeats has made minor corrections to the text on four pages. The inscription shows Yeats's admiration for the Newcastle pitman poet, whom he honours... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 140222

  14. Phantasmagoria.
    CARROLL, Lewis. Phantasmagoria.

    London : 1869

    First edition, first issue. One of 28 presentation copies sent out by Dodgson on 7 Januray 1869, inscribed by the author in brown ink on the half-title: "T. Heaphy, Esq. with the Author's Kind regards. Jan. 1869". The recipient was Thomas Frank Heaphy the Younger (1813-1873), a well regarded portrait and narrative painter whose name figures heavily... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 137829

  15. Tales From Ovid.
    HUGHES, Ted. Tales From Ovid.

    London : 1998

    First edition, signed limited issue, signed by the author; this is the binder's copy, marked "0/5". The signed limited edition consisted of 310 copies, of which 10 were reserved for the author. This work was the winner of the 1997 Whitbread Book of the Year award. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 138031

  16. Critical dissertations on the origin, antiquities, language, government, manners, and religion, of the ancient Caledonians, their posterity the Picts, and the British and Irish Scots.
    MACPHERSON, John. Critical dissertations on the origin, antiquities, language, government, manners, and religion, of the ancient Caledonians, their posterity the Picts, and the British and Irish Scots.

    London : 1768

    First edition of the author's most important work, his posthumously published response to the Ossian controversy, written in part as a defence of the Ossianic poems but also to encourage wider appreciation of Scottish culture and literature.
    A Scottish minister and a recognized Celtic authority on antiquities, Macpherson had met James Macpherson... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 140867

  17. Poop.
    BUKOWSKI, Charles; Michael Montfort; Gerry Locklin. Poop.

    Ventura : 2003

    First edition, first printing, number 42 of 100 copies only. Bukowski's heretofore unpublished poem, Poop, reminisces about his uncomfortable childhood relationship with his parents and its ensuing constipation. It is accompanied by pictures of the writer taken by Michael Montfort over a decade of friendship and drinking, "you should enjoy... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 140947

  18. Les rêveries de Bip.
    MARCEAU, Marcel. Les rêveries de Bip.

    Paris : 1978

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title "A Hubert Juin, de tout coeur, Bip flower, Marcel Marceau 1978". Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) was a French actor and mime artist most famous for his stage persona as "Bip the Clown". The recipient, in fact Hubert Loescher (1926-1987), was a Belgian poet, novelist,... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140934

  19. The Owl.
    (GRAVES, Robert, ed.) HARDY, Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon, et al. The Owl.

    London : 1919-23

    First editions, first impressions, the first number being from the very scarce signed limited issue, one of 24 unnumbered copies signed by the 18 contributors: Max Beerbohm, George Belcher, Pamela Biano, W. H. Davies, John Galsworthy, Robert Graves, Thomas Hardy, Eric Kennington, J. Masefield, Robert Nichols, Nancy Nicholson, W. Nicholson, William Orpen,... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 139992

  20. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, in exceptional condition, of Thomas's collection of poems including his much-loved ode to the vivacity of youth, "Fern Hill". Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 141051

  21. Pages de Guerre.
    (WORLD WAR I.) Pages de Guerre.

    Paris : 1915-16

    First edition, first printing, one of 100 on Japon paper, this one unnumbered. This illustrated collection of poems from the First World War was sold for the benefit of artists and craftsmen of the book industry who were wounded in that war. The contributing authors include Émile Verhaeren for Crime allemand, Léon Bloy for Nous ne sommes... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 140915

  22. Moortown Elegies.
    (BASKIN, Leonard.) HUGHES, Ted. Moortown Elegies.

    London : 1978

    First edition, first impression, letter M of 26 extra-limited copies lettered A-Z, inscribed by the author on the limitation page to his sister, "For Olwyn, Ted Hughes". Hughes was very close to his sister Olwyn. After Plath's suicide in 1963 Olwyn helped to bring up their children, became her brother's literary agent, established the Rainbow Press... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 126485

  23. Poems.
    FIELD, Alice Withrow. Poems.

    London : 1932

    First edition, number 35 of 250 copies only. Alice Withrow Field (1909-1960) was a sex researcher, criminologist and social scientist, whose seminal work Protection of Women and Children in Soviet Russia was also published in 1932. Her papers are now held at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University.... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 139595

  24. Cat-Tales.
    OXENFORD, Edward. Cat-Tales.

    New York : [c. 1885]

    First and only edition of this lovely late 19th-century chromolithographed collection of poems for children. Rare, Worldcat locates two copies only (Philadelphia and Victoria, Australia); we were unable to trace any copies on Library Hub. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 140673

  25. The Owl.
    (GRAVES, Robert, ed.) HARDY, Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon, et al. The Owl.

    London : 1919-23

    First editions, first impressions, the first number being from the very scarce signed limited issue, one of 24 unnumbered copies signed by the 18 contributors: Max Beerbohm, George Belcher, Pamela Biano, W. H. Davies, John Galsworthy, Robert Graves, Thomas Hardy, Eric Kennington, J. Masefield, Robert Nichols, Nancy Nicholson, W. Nicholson, William Orpen,... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 139994

  26. De Profundis.
    WILDE, Oscar. De Profundis.

    London : 1905

    First edition, one of 200 copies of the deluxe issue on handmade paper and specially bound, this being a particularly scarce presentation copy from Robert Ross with his compliments slip laid in.
    De Profundis was the only literary work Wilde produced during his two years in Reading Gaol (1895-97), being eventually published five years after his death... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 140889

  27. One Hundred and Eleven Poems.
    (FLINT, William Russell, illus.) HERRICK, Robert. One Hundred and Eleven Poems.

    London : 1955

    First edition, number 529 of 445 copies bound thus; a further 105 signed copies with eight extra plates were also issued, all printed at the artist's expense. Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969), was described by Charles Wheeler, president of the Royal Academy, as an artist of "a steady hand, keen eye and gay spirit in a shaky world" (ODNB). His illustrations... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140576

  28. The Poetical Works.
    SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1839

    First collected edition, highly desirable in a contemporary binding in such nice condition. Mary Shelley's collected edition of her husband's poetical works established Shelley finally and irreversibly amongst the great poets of the English language. Pirate editions of Shelley's works had persuaded his father, Sir Timothy, that all hope of obscurity... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 140275

  29. L'Ombre.
    MAGALLON, Xavier de. L'Ombre.

    [Paris] : 1934

    First edition thus, first printing, number XIV of 26 copies on Arches, with an original Moreau-inspired etching of angel-airman falling numbered 6/120 and signed by Pierre Pascal; from a total edition limited to 110 copies.
    This poetic tribute to an airman killed in the First World War, was written by Xavier de Magallon (1866-1956), marquis of Magallon... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140842

  30. Dessins sur les danses d'Isadora Duncan.
    (DUNCAN, Isadora.) DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, André (illus.), & Fernand Divoire. Dessins sur les danses d'Isadora Duncan.

    Paris : [c. 1910]

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by both authors on the verso of front wrapper "A Monsieur G. de Pawlowski, en hommage, D. Divoire; Hommage de A. D. de Segonzac". This is one of 32 copies only, this one unnumbered, of Segonzac's drawings of Isadora Duncan's dance moves. Duncan theorised a completely new form of dance that originated... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 140825

  31. The Wooden Bowl.
    (JAPANESE FAIRY TALES.) The Wooden Bowl.

    Tokyo : [1934]

    First edition thus, second overall, in large format and on crêpe-paper (the crêpeing process was applied after printing), and the 16th title in Hasegawa's "Fairy Tale" books series, published between 1885 and 1903. The Wooden Bowl tale was first published in 1887, on plain paper, and reprinted around two years later in the same format.
    Takejirō... Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 140781

  32. Life of the Poet Gnaeus Robertulus Gravesa.
    GRAVES, Robert. Life of the Poet Gnaeus Robertulus Gravesa.

    Deià : 1990

    Signed limited edition, one of 150 numbered copies hand printed and bound in vellum. Signed on the limitation page by the printer Tomás Graves, the illustrator Alice Meyer Wallace, and the binder Carmen García-Gutierrez. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 140812

  33. Something About Myself.
    SASSOON, Siegfried. Something About Myself.

    Worcester : 1966

    First edition, first impression, printed on the occasion of the author's 80th birthday from the manuscript of More Poems which Sassoon wrote in 1897, when he was 11 years old. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 140753

  34. The End of Elfintown.
    BARLOW, Jane. The End of Elfintown.

    London : 1894

    First edition of this interesting contribution to Victorian fairy literature by Irish-born poet and writer Jane Barlow (1857-1917). The work is exquisitely illustrated in a notably Pre-Raphaelite style by Laurence Housman (1865-1959), who likewise designed the art nouveau cover. Barlow was close friends with fellow Irish poets Katherine Tynan and William... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 135808

  35. I Bring a Sword.
    ELDRIDGE, Paul. I Bring a Sword.

    New York : 1945

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author, inscribed one the half-title, "For Dorothy Tierney Keith, Very cordially, Paul Elridge". Dorothy Tierney was an American actor who appeared in many Broadway plays, including My Golden Girl (1920), The Checkerboard (1920) and Dawn (1924); she was the fourth wife... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 139312

  36. The Living Theatre Presents - The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop with Kenneth Patchen.
    PATCHEN, Kenneth & Charles Mingus. The Living Theatre Presents - The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop with Kenneth Patchen.

    New York : 1959

    "In the last two weeks of March 1959, the jazz bassist Charlie Mingus and the beat poet Kenneth Patchen performed on stage together at the Living Theatre in New York City. Mingus and his band improvised to jazz themes at the back, while Patchen read simultaneously from his poetry at the front. The Patchen/Mingus performances marked the climax of the... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 130511

  37. Children In Exile.
    FENTON, James. Children In Exile.

    Edinburgh : 1983

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 140847

  38. 140809comp
    FENTON, James. The Memory of War.

    Edinburgh : 1982

    First edition, first impression. Signed by Fenton on the title page. With a flyer from the Poetry Book Society loosely inserted. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 140809

  39. No More Ghosts.
    GRAVES, Robert. No More Ghosts.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 140813

  40. Pirates! or, The Cruise of the Black Revenge.
    (BAUMANN, Gustave, illust.) BANNING, Kendall. Pirates! or, The Cruise of the Black Revenge.

    Chicago : 1918

    First trade edition, first printing, of this collection of 13 poems and accompanying woodcuts, following the limited edition of 525 copies in a larger format on handmade paper published by the Brothers of the Book in 1916. The publisher, Laurence Woodworth was the scrivener for the Brothers of the Book, a small private press "made up of those who like... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140322

  41. The Variorum Edition of the Poems.
    YEATS, W. B. The Variorum Edition of the Poems.

    New York : 1957

    Signed limited edition, number 381 of 825 copies signed by Yeats, and issued posthumously. The limitation sheets were signed by the author before his death in 1939, and retained by the publisher until the publication of this edition, which was deferred until after the war. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 112375

  42. The Works.
    ACKROYD, Peter; Kevin Stratford; Graham Walker. The Works.

    No place : [c. 1970]-71-73

    First editions, first impressions, of these three early Ackroyd publications.
    The Works is Ackroyd's first appearance in print, Ouch is his first solo publication, and London Lickpenny, one of 500 copies only, was his second solo publication. All three works come from the library of Martin S. Golding, librarian and director... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 140689

  43. Ode a la France.
    WHITMAN, Walt. Ode a la France.

    Paris : 1917

    First separate edition, first printing, one of 556 copies only, of this translation of Whitman's poem "O Star of France" dated 1870-71, which was first published in Leaves of Grass. Combet-Descombes's illustrations evoke the landscapes of the war-torn country after the Franco-Prussian War of July 1870 - May 1871, which marked the end of French... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 140650

  44. The Zodiac.
    DICKEY, James. The Zodiac.

    Bloomfield Hills, MI : 1976

    First edition, number 39 of 61 copies signed by the author with a single leaf of the typescript working draft bound in, Dickey's manuscript corrections in ink. A trade issue was released by Doubleday later in the same year. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140558

  45. Atalanta in Calydon:
    (KELMSCOTT PRESS.) SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. Atalanta in Calydon:

    Hammersmith : 1894

    First Kelmscott edition, one of 250 copies on paper; a further 8 copies printed on vellum were also issued. Swinburne was a warm admirer of the Kelmscott Press books, and "when Atalanta (which was first published in 1865) was reprinted by Morris, Swinburne wrote to him that it was 'certainly one of the loveliest examples of even your incomparable press'"... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 140418

  46. 140172
    SCHUYLER, James, & Helena Hughes. Collab.

    New York : 1969

    First edition, limited issue, one of 200 unnumbered copies. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140172

  47. The Pageant.
    WHITE, Gleeson, & Charles Shannon, eds. The Pageant.

    London : 1896-7

    First editions, first impressions. All published of a typically unfeasible 1890s venture, an artistic and literary collaboration between the "Rhymers' Club" decadents and the pre-Raphaelite aesthetes, and others, including work by Max Beerbohm, Robert Bridges, Edward Burne Jones, Charles Conder, Walter Crane, Austin Dobson, Ernest Dowson, Richard Garnett,... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 140450

  48. 140170
    SCHUYLER, James. A Sun Cab.

    New York : 1972

    First edition, limitied issue, one of 300 unnumbered copies, of which 26 were lettered A-Z and signed by the poet and the artist. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140170

  49. Collected Animal Poems.
    HUGHES, Ted. Collected Animal Poems.

    London : 1995

    Number 73 of 292 uncorrected proof copies, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his son on the limitation page, "For Nicholas, Many beasts that escaped the albion, and some that didn't, love Daddy". This copy is from the library of Frieda Hughes, daughter of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, though unmarked as such. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 126477

  50. Poetical Works.
    ARNOLD, Matthew. Poetical Works.

    London : 1910

    Handsomely presented copy of Arnold's complete poems, first published in 1890, this being the 14th impression. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140552

  51. The complete poems and fragments.
    OWEN, Wilfred, & Jon Stallworthy (ed.) The complete poems and fragments.

    London & Oxford : 1983

    First edition, review copy, with the loosely inserted publishers' review and press release sheets, of wartime poet Wilfred Owen's works. The first collection of Owen's poems was published two years after his death, in 1920, with an introduction by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), and was followed by another in 1931, edited by the poet Edmund Blunden (1896-1974).... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 140499

  52. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, of Thomas's collection of poems, including his much-loved ode to the vivacity of youth, "Fern Hill". Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140059

  53. Celtic Wonder-Tales.
    (GONNE, Maud, illus.) YOUNG, Ella. Celtic Wonder-Tales.

    Dublin : 1910

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the original front free endpaper "To John Varian, With Greeting from Ella Young", and with over ten annotations in ink by Young.
    The recipient, John Osborne Varian (1863-1931), was an Irish-American poet and a leader within the theosophist utopian community of Halcyon,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 139842

  54. The Cherwell, Vol. LIX, No. 7.
    WALLER, John, et al. The Cherwell, Vol. LIX, No. 7.

    1940

    First edition, sole impression, John Waller's own copy, inscribed and double signed by him on the front cover "John Waller My copy. Ruth Douglas published my poems and he was the greatest illegible... John Waller". John Waller was an English author, poet and journalist, and a member of the Cairo poets during the Second World War Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140314

  55. A Broadside: No. 3 (New Series).
    (CUALA PRESS.) YEATS, W. B. & Dorothy Wellesley (eds.) A Broadside: No. 3 (New Series).

    Dublin : March 1937

    First edition, one of 300 copies printed, of this attractive Cuala Press publication. Yeats's "The Three Bushes" was first published just two months prior in The London Mercury.
    The Cuala Press Broadsides were issued monthly, with a bound set of the collected issues published at the end of the year in a smaller edition. The first series... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140544

  56. A Broadside: No. 2 (New Series).
    (CUALA PRESS.) YEATS, W. B. & F. R. Higgins (eds.) A Broadside: No. 2 (New Series).

    Dublin : February 1935

    First edition, one of 300 copies printed, of this attractive Cuala Press publication. Yeats's "The Wicked Hawthorn Tree" was first published, untitled, at the end of the verse version of The King of the Great Clock Tower in 1934. The Cuala Press Broadsides were issued monthly, with a bound set of the collected issues published at the end of... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140551

  57. Hudibras, A Poem.
    BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras, A Poem.

    London : 1819

    First edition thus with Clarke's illustrations, and the extra matter gathered together from Grey, Hume, Smollett, Fox and others, handsomely bound. Samuel Butler's Hudibras is a satiric poem on the English Civil War, written in Chaucerian couplets and published 1663-78. Voltaire, who translated a condensed version of Hudibras into French, noted that... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 140367

  58. Eimi.
    CUMMINGS, E. E. Eimi.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 7 of 1,381 copies signed by the author, additionally inscribed "For H. W. from EEC. April 3". Eimi was a travelogue, in Cummings's signature abstract prose, of his visit to the Soviet Union in 1931. As explained on the limitation page, the unusual limitation was apparently simply a reflection of the number... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 138117

  59. Sonnets.
    DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred. Sonnets.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression. John Heygate's copy, with his ownership inscription in ink on the front free endpaper. John Edward Nourse Heygate, 4th Baronet (19031976) was a Northern Irish journalist and novelist, perhaps best known for his affair with Evelyn Gardner while she was still married to Evelyn Waugh. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140397

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