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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. The Poems.
    BLUNDEN, Edmund. The Poems.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression. In an attractive contemporary binding of red morocco. Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 86144

  2. The Waggoner and other Poems.
    BLUNDEN, Edmund. The Waggoner and other Poems.

    London : 1920

    First edition, second issue. Of an edition of 500, 250 copies were bound in purple cloth for immediate issue, 100 sets of sheets were sent to NY for Knopf's American edition, and the remaining 150 bound up in green cloth later in 1920. Extremely uncommon in jacket in either issue. Blunden's first trade publication, The Waggoner was issued with the encouragement... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 70521

  3. A New Pilgrimage,
    BLUNT, Wilfrid Scawen. A New Pilgrimage,

    London : 1889

    First edition, number 15 of 50 large paper copies signed by the printer. The bookplate of H. Bradley Martin, one of the greatest book collectors of the 20th century, is on the front pastedown.

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    £350.00

    Stock Code: 124872

  4. Boileau's Lutrin: a mock-heroic poem.
    BOILEAU-DESPRÉAUX, Nicolas. Boileau's Lutrin: a mock-heroic poem.

    London : 1708

    Second edition in English of what can readily be claimed to be the first mock-heroic poem, a major influence on Alexander Pope's Rape of the Lock. Boileau-Despréaux (1636-1711) was a French author whose writings had an important influence on the development of French poetry. The first four cantos of Lutrin were published in 1674, with the first English... Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 128894

  5. Obras I. Lamentaciones.
    BORGES, Jorge Luis - ALMAFUERTE. Obras I. Lamentaciones.

    La Plata : 1906

    First edition, sole impression, of this scarce first instalment in the works of Argentine poet Pedro B. Palacios (1854-1917, who wrote as "Almafuerte"). This is a superb association copy with the ownership inscription of his Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) to the first blank. Borges in his early career, before turning to short stories in the 1940s, considered... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 131513

  6. Deathwatch on the Southside.
    BORGES, Jorge Luis. Deathwatch on the Southside.

    Cambridge, MA : 1968

    First edition, number 120 of 150 copies, signed by the author and the translator. This is the first appearance of Deathwatch on the Southside in English; an earlier version entitled The Night They Kept Vigil in the South, with parallel Spanish text titled La noche que en el sur lo velaron, previously appeared in the Anthology of Contemporary Latin-American... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 146188

  7. Paul Valéry.
    BOSANQUET, Theodora. Paul Valéry.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper to the English historian "To Dame (Cicely)Veronica Wedgwood, hommages respectueux. Theodora Bosanquet, 29.12.1942". One of 1,000 copies only, this one in the variant binding.

    Bosanquet was Henry James's secretary from 1907 until his death in 1916 and longtime... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 143116

  8. Love Lies Bleeding.
    BOURDILLON, Francis William. Love Lies Bleeding.

    Oxford : 1891

    First edition of this rare work of 1890s verse, this copy with the ownership inscription of poet Laurence Binyon (1896-1943) who was a student at Oxford and won the Newdigate Prize for poetry in the same year as this book's publication. Binyon is best known for his definitive First World War remembrance poem "For the Fallen". Francis William Bourdillon... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 122233

  9. In the Wake of the Sun: A Book of Verse.
    BOWLES, Fred. G. In the Wake of the Sun: A Book of Verse.

    London : 1899

    First and sole edition, rather uncommon. Fred G. Bowles was best known in his day as a lyricist. However, his poem "Resurrection", published here, was anthologized in The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse (1917). The Sign of the Unicorn was a small publishing house established by the "versatile journalist" and "mercurial 1890s figure" Ernest James... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141861

  10. Wybor Poezyi Polskiey. Specimens of the Polish poets;
    BOWRING, John, trans. Wybor Poezyi Polskiey. Specimens of the Polish poets;

    London : 1827

    First edition of the first collection of Polish poetry in English, including the great Renaissance writers such as Jan Kochanowski and Szymon Szymonowic to contemporary writers such as Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Kazimierz Brodzinski, and Krystyn Lach Szyrma. The translator John Bowring (1792-1872) was a great friend of the Poles, and an ardent spokesman... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 132565

  11. Two manuscript poems, inscribed: "So Run the Sands Back up the Glass" and "The East is Up".
    BRADBURY, Ray. Two manuscript poems, inscribed: "So Run the Sands Back up the Glass" and "The East is Up".

    [Los Angeles : 1961 & 1980]

    Presentation copies of two original manuscripts, both inscribed by the author to his old friend Douglas Menville, the science fiction and fantasy writer.

    "So Run the Sands Back Up the Glass" is a corrected typescript dated 1961, and apparently unpublished, inscribed by the author on the recto, "For Doug, with my friendliest wishes - this original... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 127474

  12. Poems of Adoration.
    BRADLEY, Katharine, & Edith Cooper, as FIELD, Michael. Poems of Adoration.

    London & Edinburgh : [1912]

    First edition, first impression, of this collaboration by Edith Emma Cooper and her aunt and sometime lover Katharine Harris Bradley, pseudonymously-published as Michael Field. This copy is in notably bright condition, highlighting Charles Rickett's striking art nouveau cloth design.

    Whilst Cooper and Bradley's work was highly collaborative (both... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 134560

  13. Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1919. And Yearbook of American Poetry.
    BRAITHWAITE, William Stanley (ed.) Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1919. And Yearbook of American Poetry.

    Boston : 1919

    First edition, first impression of this significant anthology representing many of the American poets of the period, compiled by an important African American writer. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 80537

  14. Please Plant This Book.
    BRAUTIGAN, Richard. Please Plant This Book.

    San Francisco / Santa Barbara : 1968

    First edition, sole impression, a scarce complete set of these eight poems by Richard Brautigan printed on the back of coloured seed packets.

    Copies were issued for free with the injunction that they be planted: "The time is right to mix sentences, sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and the rain with verbs, and for worms to pass... Learn More
    £1,100.00

    Stock Code: 148029

  15. 145604
    BRAUTIGAN, Richard. Please Plant This Book.

    San Francisco / Santa Barbara : 1968

    First edition, sole impression, a scarce complete set of these eight poems by Richard Brautigan printed on the back of coloured seed packets.

    Copies were issued for free with the injunction that they be planted: "The time is right to mix sentences, sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and the rain with verbs, and for worms to pass... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 145604

  16. 145608
    BRAUTIGAN, Richard. The Octopus Frontier.

    San Francisco : 1960

    First edition, first printing, of Brautigan's second collection of poetry, comprising 22 poems and featuring his first photographic cover, the image taken by North Beach photographer Gui de Angulo - "it is striking and just misses being sinister" (McClure, p. 172).

    Brautigan collector Craig V. Showalter notes that The Octopus Frontier, along... Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 145608

  17. Aldine Edition of the British Poets.
    BRITISH POETS. Aldine Edition of the British Poets.

    London : 1831-1852

    A very pretty set of Pickering's Aldine Edition of the British poets, celebrated both for the elegance of the typography and the diligence of its editors. The two-decade long publishing project brings together a vast selection of the works of British writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Spencer, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Swift and Gray. Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 139248

  18. Aldine Edition of the British Poets.
    BRITISH POETS. Aldine Edition of the British Poets.

    London : [c.1875-83]

    Revised Bell and Daldy Aldine edition. The celebrated Aldine Edition of the British Poets was begun by William Pickering in 1830, with the reputable scholars Alexander Dyce, Nicholas Harris Nicolas, and John Mitford as editors. George Bell bought most of Pickering's publications, including the Aldine series of poets, which he subsequently revised and... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 138234

  19. Cottage Poems.
    BRONTË, Patrick. Cottage Poems.

    Halifax : 1811

    First edition, sole impression, of this scarce debut collection of poems by the father of the Brontë sisters. Patrick Bronte's first published poem "Winter Evening Thoughts" had appeared in a local Shropshire newspaper in 1810. He then moved up to Yorkshire and had this collection of poems published in Halifax. Brontë would marry Maria Branwell in... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 133120

  20. Rupert Brooke: fragments now first collected some being hitherto unpublished.
    BROOKE, Rupert. Rupert Brooke: fragments now first collected some being hitherto unpublished.

    Hartford : 1925

    First edition, number 67 of 99 copies, of this collection of Brooke's fragmentary works. The collection mostly comprises verses written by Brooke into books that subsequently fell into the publisher's hands, "the publication was not authorized by Mrs. Brook" (Keynes). Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 129591

  21. The Collected Poems.
    BROOKE, Rupert. The Collected Poems.

    New York : 1945

    A handsomely bound copy of Rupert Brooke's collected poetry, first published in 1915. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 147568

  22. The Collected Poems.
    BROOKE, Rupert. The Collected Poems.

    London : 1928

    Second edition, revised and reset. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 121618

  23. The Poetical Works.
    BROOKE, Rupert. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1959

    Handsomely bound copy of Brooke's poetry. Ninth impression of this edition, first published in 1946. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 140505

  24. The Collected Poems.
    BROOKE, Rupert. The Collected Poems.

    London : 1960

    A handsomely bound copy of Brooke's poems, the collection first published in July 1918. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 139862

  25. [The Dead.]
    BROOKE, Rupert. [The Dead.]

    [c.1917]

    A rare wartime issue of part of Rupert Brooke's best-known poems, "The Dead", printing on a large single sheet the first stanza, beginning "Blow out, you bugles... ". The sheet is signed below on two printed lines over the legend "War Command" Lieutenant-General Sir Fenton Aylmer (1862-1935), recipient of the Victoria Cross and commander of the Tigris... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 127049

  26. Poems.
    BROOKE, Rupert. Poems.

    London : 1911

    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection, his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915 aboard a hospital ship, just... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 125916

  27. Works.
    BROOKE, Rupert. Works.

    London : 1916-8

    First UK editions, first impressions. An attractively bound set of Brooke's works:

    i) John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama first written by Brooke in 1911-2 for the fellowship at King's College, Cambridge, John Webster was first published in the US four days before its UK publication.

    ii) Letters from America the first US edition... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 121533

  28. [Complete set of] New Numbers.
    BROOKE, Rupert; Lascelles Abercrombie; John Drinkwater; Wilfred Wilson Gibson. [Complete set of] New Numbers.

    Ryton, Dymock, Gloucester : 1914

    First editions, first impressions. The four numbers comprising the complete run of New Numbers by the "Dymock Poets". Forty-one poems are present, of which fifteen are by Rupert Brooke. The majority of the poems in Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems first appeared here, including the first publication of his famous poem "The Soldier".

    Keynes, in his... Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 148519

  29. Demonics.
    BROWN, Bob. Demonics.

    Cagnes-sur-Mer : 1931

    First edition, first printing, with a leaf of the author's personal letterhead laid in, printed "Robert Carlton Brown, Le Manoir, Cagnes-Sur-Mer (A.M.) France". The collection features poems such as "Spring, put on a condom!" and a number of calligrams, for which Brown was well known, including here "Handle for a flame fan".

    Roving Eye Press... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 116287

  30. Spider Kin.
    BROWN, Forman. Spider Kin.

    Chicago : 1929

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "For Mr and Mrs Parker - a very meager recognition of all their kindness - Forman Brown" on the front free endpaper. The cloth issue with the illustrated jacket precedes the wrappered version, which was issued with a jacket retrospectively advertising this cloth issue and its... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 117759

  31. Southern Road.
    BROWN, Sterling A. Southern Road.

    New York : 1932

    First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. This is Nancy Cunard's copy, with a photo of Sterling Brown glued to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 101235

  32. Poems.
    BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Poems.

    London : 1850

    First edition with the Sonnets from the Portuguese, handsomely bound with the original cloth preserved within, and both half-titles. EBB's Poems had first appeared in 1844, but this "New Edition" (the second overall) contains in the second volume the coveted and rare first appearance of Sonnets from the Portuguese, some of the most famous love poems... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 132112

  33. The Poetical Works.
    BROWNING, Robert. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1901

    An attractively bound copy of Browning's poetry. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140251

  34. Poetical Works.
    BROWNING, Robert. Poetical Works.

    London : 1889

    A handsomely bound set of Browning's works.

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    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 138121

  35. Dramatis Personae.
    BROWNING, Robert. Dramatis Personae.

    London : 1864

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Mrs Grant Duff from Robert Browning, May 30, '64". The recipient was an acquaintance of Browning's; copies of a few letters from him to her are laid in, dating from around the time of the inscription. Dramatis Personae was Browning's first book following the death of his wife... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 134883

  36. British Poetry since 1945.
    BROWNJOHN, Alan LUCIE-SMITH, Edward ed. British Poetry since 1945.

    Harmandsworth, Middlesex : 1973

    Third printing, originally published in 1970. Inscribed by the poet Alan Brownjohn in the margin above his section of the anthology (p. 263), "Signed for Nicholas Gammage - with all good wishes to you and for your poetry - Alan Brownjohn, 24th January 1974". Brownjohn and Gammage were both friends with Ted Hughes, who also is included in this anthology.... Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 77017

  37. Me and Your Sometimes Love Poems.
    BUKOWSKI, Charles, & Linda King. Me and Your Sometimes Love Poems.

    Los Angeles : [1972]

    First edition, one of an estimated 100 copies only, this attractive copy signed by both authors on the front cover, with three minor manuscript corrections in blue ink King's hand to the text. Bukowski collaborated on this work with his then partner Linda King, a poet and sculptor who edited the literary magazine Purr.

    While bibliographer Krumhansl... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 142875

  38. Shakespeare Never Did This.
    BUKOWSKI, Charles. Shakespeare Never Did This.

    San Francisco : 1979

    First edition, first impression, signed on the title page by Montfort and Bukowski. This is a fresh copy of "a wryly comic view of Europe as only Bukowski could see it and a moving journey back to his lost past and the small town of his birth (Andernach, Germany) via his triumphant tour as a literary celebrity" (front flap). Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 148045

  39. The Fairy Family.
    BURNE-JONES, Edward (illus.); MacLAREN, Archibald. The Fairy Family.

    London : 1857

    First edition, in an attractive custom binding in notably bright condition. This work features Edward Burne-Jones's first book illustrations, done while still at Oxford and published anonymously at his own request. This copy appears to have been bound for the liberal politician and medieval scholar Allan Heywood Bright (1862-1941) with his and his brother's... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 142951

  40. The Complete Works.
    BURNS, Robert. The Complete Works.

    Philadelphia : 1895

    The Ayrshire Edition, number 23 of 50 sets only, very handsomely bound. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 146510

  41. The Works.
    BURNS, Robert. The Works.

    Edinburgh : 1877-9

    First William Scott Douglas edition, here handsomely bound and abundantly extra-illustrated, described by ODNB as a "splendid, six-volume library edition. The poems in this edition are arranged chronologically, and while it was the most sumptuous yet published it was also the most complete and correct regarding both text and notes".

    Douglas... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 139102

  42. Fife and Drum.
    BURTON, Claude E. C. H. Fife and Drum.

    London : 1915

    First edition, first impression, first issue. A very scarce war poetry collection, in exceptional fine condition. Claude E. C. H. Burton wrote patriotic war poetry in the early years of the First World War under these two pseudonyms for The Daily Mail and The Evening News, both Lord Northcliffe's publications. His son, Captain Henry Patrick Claude Burton,... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 119921

  43. The Kasîdah (Couplets) of Hajî Abdû El-Yezdî.
    BURTON, Richard F. The Kasîdah (Couplets) of Hajî Abdû El-Yezdî.

    London : 1880]

    First edition, first issue, with the title page undated and not naming Bernard Quaritch as the publisher. Penzer believed that the entire first edition probably consisted of no more than 200 copies, most of which was intended for private distribution among Burton's friends, and that the first issue "was very small indeed". Burton claimed the Kasidah... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 127527

  44. 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

  45. 148457
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Don Juan.

    London : 1819 & 1821

    First octavo edition of cantos I and II and first edition of cantos III to V, forming Byron's last and greatest work.

    The First two cantos were first published the same year in quarto; none of Byron's writings since the first two cantos of Childe Harold seven years earlier had appeared in such a large and expensive format: the volume sold for... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 148457

  46. Marino Faliero.
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Marino Faliero.

    London : 1821

    First edition, second issue, with the Doge's speech on p. 151 starting "His crimes!" and lasting seven lines (changed from the first issue beginning "What crimes?" followed by five-and-a-half lines, in a superb contemporary binding.

    Marino Falerio is a verse tragedy written by Byron after visiting the Palazzo Ducale in Venice and discovering... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 147916

  47. The Works.
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works.

    London : 1828-29

    An attractively bound set of Byron's works, published by his friend and publisher John Murray (1778-1843). "With the breakdown of Byron's marriage in 1816 and his (self-) exile in Italy, their friendship was sustained in a correspondence that is one of the most lively and revealing of the period" (ODNB).

    The last two volumes are published by... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 145838

  48. Armenian Exercises and Poetry.
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Armenian Exercises and Poetry.

    Venice : 1870

    First edition of this scarce Byron item, produced at the Armenian monastery on the island of San Lazzaro in Venice and reproducing, with facing English and Armenian text, Byron's letters relating to his sojourn there in 1816, and his own translations of various ancient Armenian texts. Also included are several Byron poems (including "The Destruction... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 125694

  49. Hebrew Melodies; [bound after:] Lara, a Tale.
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Hebrew Melodies; [bound after:] Lara, a Tale.

    London : 1815

    First edition, first issue of Hebrew Melodies, marking the first appearance in print of "She Walks in Beauty", among the most famous poems in the English language. Hebrew Melodies is bound after the fifth edition of Lara, which was first published in 1814. John Murray published Byron's poems in a uniform size, and it was common for contemporary owners... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 131641

  50. The Works.
    BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works.

    London : 1832-3

    An attractive library set of Byron's works, complete with the three Don Juan volumes added to the edition, including all his poems and plays, letters and journals, and the Life by his friend Thomas Moore. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 127332

  51. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.
    BYRON, Lord. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.

    London, Edinburgh, Dublin : 1812

    Second edition (the same year as the first), enlarged with six new poems, of Byron's first major work, the book that launched the "Byronic hero", presenting Cantos 1 and 2 of Byron's autobiographical poetic romance covering his travels in Portugal, Spain, Albania and Greece, at the publication of which he "awoke, and found myself famous!".

    This... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 142530

  52. Botteghe oscure.
    CAETANI, Marguerite (ed.) Botteghe oscure.

    Rome : 1948-60

    Complete collection of the semi-annual literary journal Botteghe oscure, with the 1949 Rome issue of Volume I (Volume I was first published in 1948 in Naples). Founded by Marguerite Caetani in Rome in 1948 and named after the street on which the editorial office was located, Botteghe oscure was an explicitly international literary magazine, both in... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 113365

  53. La Ballade de la Geôle de Reading.
    CAMUS, Albert - WILDE, Oscar. La Ballade de la Geôle de Reading.

    [Paris] : [1952]

    First edition thus, first printing, out-of-series presentation copy, inscribed by Camus on the title page of "L'artiste en prison" "A Sylvestre, en souvenir d'Iguape, et avec l'amicale pensée d'Albert Camus" ("to Sylvestre, in memory of Iguape and with the amicable thought of Albert Camus"), and with the two corrections in his hand on pp. 19 and 21.

    An... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 143345

  54. Hommage aux mânes de Mirabeau.
    CAPINAUD, Antoine. Hommage aux mânes de Mirabeau.

    Lyon : 1791

    First and only edition of this scarce verse tribute to Mirabeau. WorldCat records just two copies in institutions worldwide, in Harvard and BM Lyon. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 126494

  55. More Songs From Vagabondia.
    CARMAN, Bliss; & Richard Hovey. More Songs From Vagabondia.

    Boston : 1896

    First edition, one of 60 large paper copies, inscribed and signed by Carman with the 8-line poem "Daisies" (also printed on page 13) written out on the half title, and additionally signed or initialled by Carman no less than 26 times in the text (conceivably marking out the poems of which he, rather than Hovey, was author). Carman has also signed the... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 122231

  56. A Hurried Man.
    CARNEVALI, Emanuel. A Hurried Man.

    Paris : [1925]

    First edition, first impression, of the only work by Italian writer Emanuel Carnevali (1897-1942) to be published in his lifetime. This book is uncommonly found, especially in such good condition.

    After moving to the United States in 1914 at the age of 16, Carnevali became friends with poets such as William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound and... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 147823

  57. Catullus. (Gai Valeri Catulli Veronensis Liber.)
    CATULLUS; Celia & Louis Zukofsky, trans. Catullus. (Gai Valeri Catulli Veronensis Liber.)

    London : 1969

    First Zukofsky edition of Catullus, this the publisher's copy inscribed for him by the Zukofskys under their preface, "Tom Maschler's copy as ever, Celia Zukofsky, Louis Zukofsky in his hand, May 20, 1969". These translations are a significant feature of the experimental output of American poet Louis Zukofsky, who with his wife Celia managed to execute... Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 132634

  58. 143481
    CHADWICK, John W., ed. The Two Voices. Poems of the Mountains and the Sea.

    Boston : 1886

    First edition, scarce Boston imprint, in the very rare dust jacket, of this handsome concept-anthology put together by Harvard-educated poet and clergyman John White Chadwick (1840-1904), published in the year after he was elected the Phi Beta Kappa poet.

    The Two Voices aligns a wide range of poets ancient and modern to enthuse on either side... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 143481

  59. Poems.
    CHAR, René. Poems.

    Rome : 1952

    Offprint, limited issue, number 300 of 350 copies. This collection of 19 poems printed in both French and English translation was first published in the biannual Italian literary journal Botteghe Oscure, which featured poetry and prose in five languages. Laid in is a four page promotional leaflet for Char's works. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 116578

  60. The Workes of Geffray Chaucer newly printed,
    CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Workes of Geffray Chaucer newly printed,

    London : [1550?]

    Fourth collected edition, one of four variants each with a different publisher's name in the colophon: the others were Richard Kele, Thomas Petit, and Robert Toye. Pforzheimer notes that, to judge from the relative numbers of extant copies, it is probable that they shared equally in the edition.

    The woodcuts of the pilgrims that had first been... Learn More
    £25,000.00

    Stock Code: 105500

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