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. Mandrakes.
    GUNN, Thom. Mandrakes.

    [London] : 1973

    Signed limited edition, number 54 of 150 copies signed by Gunn. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144104

  2. [Four Quartets:] East Coker; The Dry Salvages; Burnt Norton; Little Gidding.
    ELIOT, T. S. [Four Quartets:] East Coker; The Dry Salvages; Burnt Norton; Little Gidding.

    London : 1940-41

    First edition, first impression, of each of the separately published Four Quartets, except East Coker, which is the third (first Faber) edition as usual, preceded by the two New English Weekly Supplement printings of that poem alone. Learn More

    Stock Code: 122874

  3. 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

    Stock Code: 143345

  4. Ruins and Visions.
    SPENDER, Stephen. Ruins and Visions.

    London : 1942

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy of a work rarely found inscribed, to his lifelong friend and fellow poet W. H. Auden on the half-title, "To Wystan, with love from Stephen. March 1942".

    This is a key association, inscribed using Auden's first name, which was reserved for friends. Auden was a major influence on Spender: "A pontiff... Learn More

    Stock Code: 139371

  5. The Poetical Works.
    WORDSWORTH, William. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1827, 1835

    Second authorized edition, inscribed by the poet on the first page of The Excursion: "Wm Wordsworth 19th Octr 1842 Levens", for Mary Howard, with her ownership signature to each front board and bookplate to each front pastedown.

    Mary Howard (1785-1877) lived at Levens Hall in Wordsworth's beloved Lake District, with her husband Fulke Greville... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145801

  6. The Pledge of Friendship:
    HOOD, Thomas (ed.) The Pledge of Friendship:

    London : [1825]

    First edition of this gift book, which includes many works by Lord Byron, the abolitionist John Bicknell and extracts from contemporary travel books, such as "A Coffee House at Sarabuse described". Completing the work is an illustrated memoranda for 1826, listing important events which took place on certain days in each month. The Pledge of Friendship... Learn More

    Stock Code: 123843

  7. The Fall of America.
    GINSBERG, Allen. The Fall of America.

    San Francisco : 1972

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscrutably inscribed on the title page, "Feb 4, 1973, Allen - Bold Tattle, What?! We'll all live to see what it means, happily! Allen Ginsberg". The title page also has the ownership inscription of the recipient, Allen de Zouch. The Fall of America was published as number 30 in City Lights's Pocket Poets... Learn More

    Stock Code: 143357

  8. Stikhotvoreniia [Poems].
    NEKRASOV, Nikolai Alekseevich. Stikhotvoreniia [Poems].

    [St Petersburg : 1879

    First complete collected edition of the poems of Nekrasov, published the year after his death. At his funeral, Dostoevsky hailed him as "the greatest Russian poet since Pushkin and Lermontov". "Nekrasov did not succeed in creating a school of his own: no 'peasant' poets came in his wake. But he, more than any other Russian poet, made his contemporaries... Learn More

    Stock Code: 129724

  9. The Lyrics and Ballads.
    SCOTT, Sir Walter. The Lyrics and Ballads.

    London : 1894

    An attractive copy of Scott's poetical works. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145592

  10. The Poetical Works.
    MILTON, John. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1857

    A handsomely bound Victorian illustrated edition, with elegant gauffred edges, of Milton's poetry. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145336

  11. Poems.
    ROSSETTI, Christina. Poems.

    London : 1892

    Arthur Edward Waite's copy of this attractive collection of Christina Rossetti's poems, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. This copy has the contemporary ownership inscription of Waite's muse and great love Dora Stuart Menteath to the front free endpaper, "Dora Stuart Menteath, Feb 23rd 1893".

    Waite met Dora in 1886 and the two fell... Learn More

    Stock Code: 130308

  12. Collection of three Steam Press Broadsides, Numbers 1, 2, and 3.
    STEADMAN, Ralph. Collection of three Steam Press Broadsides, Numbers 1, 2, and 3.

    London : 1970

    First editions, of the first three Steam Press Broadsides, each one of 50 copies signed by their respective authors. Each broadside was illustrated, designed, and printed by Ralph Steadman.

    Consisting of:

    i) Jane Deverson, A Silly Thing To Do. London: Steam Press, 1970. Number 36 of 50 copies signed by the author.

    ii) Stephen Spender,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145626

  13. The Apocrypha.
    HUGHES, Ted (presents). The Apocrypha.

    London, New York, Toronto : 1953

    A fascinating copy of the biblical Apocrypha, presented by Ted Hughes to one of two Hungarian poets, either Janos Pilinsky (1921-1981) or Janos Csokits (1928-2011), inscribed "To Janos 10th August 1960, from Ted" on the front free endpaper. Hughes has marked up sections of interest in "The Wisdom of Solomon" for the recipient's interest. Pilinszky,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 131034

  14. Lyrics from Sappho.
    SAPPHO - SALTER, Mary Turner. Lyrics from Sappho.

    New York : 1909

    First edition of this musical rendition of Sappho's poetry, the words taken from Bliss Carman's 1904 translation Sappho One Hundred Lyrics and set to music by the soprano and composer Mary Elizabeth Turner Salter (1856-1938). Turner was one of the founding members of the American Society of Women Composers.

    Lyrics from Sappho is a typical example... Learn More

    Stock Code: 132586

  15. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám,
    FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám,

    London : 1868

    Second edition, substantially expanded and revised from the first of 1859. Five hundred copies of the second edition were printed, with Quaritch selling each at a price of 1s. 6d.; when a copy re-appeared in their catalogue in 1929, it had already reached a price of 52 10s. (Potter, p. 12). FitzGerald substantially revised the text of the Rubáiyát... Learn More

    Stock Code: 130715

  16. Epithalamion and Amoretti.
    SPENSER, Edmund. Epithalamion and Amoretti.

    London : 1903

    First edition thus, number 198 of 250 copies finely printed by Bumpus of Spenser's poems of love and marriage, attractively illustrated with etchings. This fine press edition in the publisher's deluxe binding is quite scarce.

    There were also copies bound in cloth and vellum, and an additional 14 copies printed on vellum which were intended for... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145497

  17. The Summer Cloud.
    NOGUCHI, Yone. The Summer Cloud.

    Tokyo : 1906

    First edition, first printing, of this collection of poems by the first Japanese-born writer to publish poetry in English, with an introduction by the English and Canadian poets Richard Le Gallienne and Bliss Carman. This is a remarkably well-preserved copy of an uncommon book.

    The poet and critic Yone Noguchi (1875-1947) moved to San Francisco,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145047

  18. Eleven Poems.
    HEANEY, Seamus. Eleven Poems.

    Belfast : [1965]

    First edition, second issue (with the ten-point sun symbol), of Heaney's rare first published work, with the notice for his "first book of poems, Death of a Naturalist" to be published in Spring 1966.

    Jamison was instrumental in putting on the event that brought Heaney, Longley, and Hammond together on the stage to perform their poems and songs... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145480

  19. Beowulf.
    HEANEY, Seamus (trans.) Beowulf.

    London : 1999

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 93 of 325 copies signed by the author, of which 300 were for sale. Heaney's translation of the epic poem Beowulf won the 1999 Whitbread Book of the Year award. This limited edition contains a facsimile of the opening page of the only surviving manuscript of Beowulf, which is currently housed in the British... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144895

  20. Poems Selected from the Hesperides.
    HERRICK, Robert. Poems Selected from the Hesperides.

    New York : 1903

    First edition thus, one of 260 copies only, printed on Mayday 1903. This finely produced edition of Herrick's poems features striking woodcuts designed by the co-runner of the Elston Press Helen Marguerite O'Kane. Her designs "complement Hesperides beautifully and reflect the qualities of equanimity, sweetness, delicacy, and youthful idyllic enjoyment... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144713

  21. 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

    Stock Code: 142951

  22. The Beauties of English Poesy.
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Beauties of English Poesy.

    London : 1767

    First edition, complete with the half-titles and contents leaves in both volumes. This is a particularly nice copy, in a handsome unrestored contemporary binding, of this scarce anthology of English poetry selected by Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), published the year after The Vicar of Wakefield.

    The selection includes such near-contemporary... Learn More

    Stock Code: 143778

  23. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900.
    QUILLER-COUCH, Arthur (ed.) The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900.

    Oxford : 1902

    Early edition of Quiller-Couch's collection of English poetry, first published in 1900, in a handsome art nouveau-influenced style binding. "This volume soon became the standard anthology of English verse and sold nearly a million volume during Quiller-Couch's lifetime" (ODNB).

    Loosely inserted is a contemporary silk bookmark hand-decorated with... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145284

  24. Poems.
    GRAY, Thomas. Poems.

    [Eton] : 1894

    First edition thus, presented to Edouardo Arcibaldo Douglas Collins as a retirement gift upon leaving Eton in 1897 by Edmond Warre, master, and later Head master and Provost of Eton; printed presentation label to first free binder's blank. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145207

  25. The Complete Works.
    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Complete Works.

    London : 1913

    A handsomely bound copy including his poems and sonnets. "After retiring from teaching, Craig devoted himself to reading, research, and publication in the area of Shakespeare studies In 1894, he edited the complete works of Shakespeare in one volume with a brief glossary and an appended 'Index of characters' as well as an 'Index of first lines of songs,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145221

  26. The Poetical Works.
    SHENSTONE, William. The Poetical Works.

    Edinburgh : 1854

    A handsomely bound copy of Shenstone's poetry. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145223

  27. Poems by the Way.
    KELMSCOTT PRESS: MORRIS, William. Poems by the Way.

    Hammersmith : 1891

    First edition, a superb presentation copy to Georgiana Burne-Jones, inscribed by the author on the initial blank "to Georgie from WM Oct: 22nd 1891".

    Georgiana Burne-Jones met Morris through her friendship with, and eventual engagement to, Edward Burne Jones. The pair spent summer holidays with William and Jane Morris at Red House, and worked... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145199

  28. The Bucolics; Odes to Lesbia and the Nuptial Song of Peleus and Thetis.
    VIRGIL; CATALLUS. The Bucolics; Odes to Lesbia and the Nuptial Song of Peleus and Thetis.

    Philadelphia : 1902

    Limited edition, number 547 of 1,000 copies, all printed on japon, with the original Latin parallel with the English translations, within architectural borders; a very attractive book, handsomely bound and elegantly printed.

    The volume was published as part of the series "Antique Gems from the Greek and Latin", covering many classical writers,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145100

  29. Elegies.
    PROPERTIUS. Elegies.

    Philadelphia : 1902

    Limited edition, number 547 of 1,000 copies, all printed on japon, with the original Latin parallel with the English translation, within architectural borders; a very attractive book, handsomely bound and elegantly printed. The volume was published as part of the series "Antique Gems from the Greek and Latin", covering many classical writers. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145102

  30. A Look Round the Estate:
    AMIS, Kingsley. A Look Round the Estate:

    London : 1967

    First edition, first impression, inscribed on the front free endpaper to fellow author and bibliophile "John Baxter, from Kingsley Amis, drinking at a quiet pace".

    The recipient John Baxter was also a science fiction novelist, alongside publishing many non-fiction works on science fiction in film, in a writing career spanning over half a century.... Learn More

    Stock Code: 142957

  31. Travellers' Verse.
    BAWDEN, Edward, illus.; M. G. Lloyd Thomas (ed.) Travellers' Verse.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, signed by Bawden on the top forecorner of the front free endpaper (suggestive, though not definitely so, of an ownership inscription). This anthology of travellers' verse from across the centuries, attractively illustrated with lithographs by Bawden, was part of the New Excursions Into English Poetry series (general... Learn More

    Stock Code: 143690

  32. The Waste Land.
    ELIOT, T. S. The Waste Land.

    New York : 1922

    First edition in book form, first printing, first issue with all the points, number 325 of 1,000 copies. The Waste Land - arguably the most significant poem of the 20th century - was first published in The Criterion magazine earlier that year; this marks its first separate publication.

    With all of Gallup's three requisite points indicative of... Learn More

    Stock Code: 145211

  33. Maud,
    TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord. Maud,

    London : 1855

    First edition of Tennyson's first published collection following his appointment as Poet Laureate in 1850. This volume is also notable as the first trade issue of The Charge of the Light Brigade, which had been printed privately as a separate issue poem in an edition of 1,000 earlier the same year for soldiers fighting in the Crimea. Learn More

    Stock Code: 145233

  34. Broadsides.
    YEATS, W. B. Broadsides.

    Dublin : 1935

    First collected edition, signed by Yeats and by F. R. Higgens at the end of the introduction as issued. The twelve broadsides included in the volume were issued monthly during 1935, each printed in an edition of 300, with 100 remaining sets bound up and issued in this form in December 1935. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144463

  35. Restoration Love Songs.
    HADFIELD, John (ed.) Restoration Love Songs.

    Preston : 1950

    First edition, first impression, number 248 of 660 copies only. This anthology of Restoration poetry was compiled by John Hadfield, the founder of the Cupid Press, and is the second instalment in his triptych, the other two being Georgian-, and Elizabethan Love Songs. Originally issued in marbled boards, this copy is in an elegant Sangorski & Sutcliffe... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144622

  36. A Diversity of Creatures.
    KIPLING, Rudyard. A Diversity of Creatures.

    London : 1917

    First edition, first impression, first issue, with the publisher's name to foot of spine measuring 28 mm in length (shorter on later issues), of this collection of 14 poems and 14 stories by Kipling, some of which had already been published in periodicals.

    A Diversity of Creatures "was scheduled for publication in October 1914, but this was put... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144624

  37. The Poetical Works.
    POE, Edgar Allan. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1853

    First UK collected edition, and the first separately-published collected edition of Poe's poetry (Poe's collected works of prose and poetry were published in three volumes in the US the same year). The volume includes an introductory essay and biography of Poe by James Hannay, who dedicated the edition to Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144453

  38. Gnaoua.
    COHEN, Ira (ed.) Gnaoua.

    Tangier : 1964

    First and only issue of this legendary literary magazine, and an exceptionally vivid copy.

    Gnaoua was edited and published by the poet, photographer, and filmmaker Ira Cohen. Reflecting the expatriate Beat community in Tangier to which Cohen had moved three years prior, Gnaoua features contributions from William Burroughs, Ian Sommerville, Brion... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144603

  39. [Collection of nine volumes of poetry:]
    GRAVES, Robert. [Collection of nine volumes of poetry:]

    London : 1938-72

    First editions, first impressions. An excellent collection of Graves's verse, spanning a period of several decades. Learn More

    Stock Code: 109052

  40. Severn & Somme.
    GURNEY, Ivor. Severn & Somme.

    London : 1917

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first book, scarce in commerce. This copy with the pencil ownership inscription of fellow poet Charles Dalmon to the verso of the half-title and pencil marks to contents. Severn & Somme is one of only two works published in Gurney's lifetime, the second one being War's Embers (1919).

    The present... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144916

  41. War's Embers.
    GURNEY, Ivor. War's Embers.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the dedicatee on the half-title "Muriel Osborn. From Marion Scott". This second and last volume to be published during Gurney's lifetime, after Severn and Somme (1917), is a wonderful association copy and an uncommon find.

    Marion Margaret Scott (1877-1953) was a pioneering music critic, musicologist,... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144912

  42. Les plaisirs et les jours.
    PROUST, Marcel. Les plaisirs et les jours.

    Paris : 1896

    First edition, first printing, of the first book published by Proust before his rise to stardom, in an attractive art déco binding by the French bookbinder Max Fonsèque (1891-1965), and superbly illustrated by the society-painter Madeleine Lemaire (1845-1928).

    Some of the poems and short stories in this work had appeared in print from 1892... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144631

  43. Twenty-Five Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Twenty-Five Poems.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression. One of 730 copies printed of Thomas's landmark collection, publishing the poems of "this young Welsh poet" who "has, during the last two years, attracted an unusual amount of attention with his Dionysiac verse" (jacket blurb). Learn More

    Stock Code: 144346

  44. Faust.
    GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

    Paris : 1828

    First edition of Gérard de Nerval's translation of Faust, subsequently used by Berlioz for his La Damnation de Faust. This is one of Nerval's earliest works, which he translated when still in his early twenties, and helped to establish his reputation. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144339

  45. 144629
    CLARE, John. The Rural Muse.

    London : 1835

    First edition, first impression, of Clare's final collection, which is rare in the original cloth. It includes some of Clare's best-known poems such as "The Skylark" and "The Yellowhammer's Nest". Learn More

    Stock Code: 144629

  46. Poems 1914-1927.
    GRAVES, Robert. Poems 1914-1927.

    London : 1927

    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 3 of 115 copies signed by the author, of which 100 were for sale. Learn More

    Stock Code: 119554

  47. The Redeemer.
    SASSOON, Siegfried. The Redeemer.

    Cambridge : May 1916

    First separate edition of this early anti-war poem.

    The first of the three very scarce Sassoon numbers in the seven Reprints from the Cambridge Magazine series, Keynes noted that these reprints were produced "mostly commemorating the sacrifice made by the young men killed in the First World War production was arranged by A. T. Bartholomew and... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144730

  48. 144630
    TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. In Memoriam.

    London : 1874

    An attractive copy of Tennyson's work, first published in 1850.

    Completed in 1849, In Memoriam is a requiem for the poet's beloved friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who died suddenly, at the age of 22, of a cerebral haemorrhage in Vienna in 1833. "The friendship, deepening into love, of Hallam and Tennyson was to be one of the most important experiences... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144630

  49. Extempore Memorial.
    ROWSE, A. L. Extempore Memorial.

    [Oxford : 1933]

    Rare first and sole edition. A touching elegy for Charles Henderson (1900-1933), fellow historian and Cornishman, privately printed following his sudden death in Rome. In 1935 Rowse co-edited with Henderson's wife, Isobel Munro, Henderson's Essays in Cornish History (1935). An online search of institutional libraries cites copies at just five locations:... Learn More

    Stock Code: 140179

  50. Poems on the Underground.
    HEANEY, Seamus. Poems on the Underground.

    London : 2011

    First edition, first printing, signed by Seamus Heaney on the front cover. Poems on the Underground is a scheme launched in 1986, showcasing a range of poetry on London Underground carriages, from classics to contemporary works. This leaflet was produced and distributed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the scheme; Heaney's poem "Colmcille the Scribe"... Learn More

    Stock Code: 142600

  51. The Colossus & Other Poems.
    PLATH, Sylvia. The Colossus & Other Poems.

    New York : 1962

    First US edition, first printing, in exceptionally nice condition, of Plath's first and only collection of poetry issued during her lifetime. It was first published in the UK in 1960. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144897

  52. Cruelty.
    AI. Cruelty.

    Boston : 1973

    First edition, first printing, of the author's first book, inscribed by Ai on the half-title "To Bill & Deborah, Love Ai (Florence)". This is a review copy with the publisher's review slip and the original photograph of the author, used on the jacket, loosely inserted.

    "The poet Ai (1947-2010) was noted for her uncompromising poetic vision and... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144826

  53. A Shropshire Lad.
    HOUSMAN, A. E. A Shropshire Lad.

    London : 1914

    First Riccardi Press edition, number 116 of 1,000 copies on handmade Riccardi Paper; a further 12 copies were printed on vellum. An attractive copy.

    "Though not an instant success, the little volume gradually won a large audience through the universality of its dominant themes (nature, love, war, and death) and the directness of its language... Learn More

    Stock Code: 142418

  54. Odes Upon Cash, Corn, Catholics, and Other Matters.
    MOORE, Thomas. Odes Upon Cash, Corn, Catholics, and Other Matters.

    London : 1828

    First edition of Moore's collection of satirical odes on political and economic matters, gathered from their original publication in the Times; from the collection of the distinguished book collector Eric Quayle, with his booklabel to front pastedown. Learn More

    Stock Code: 144921

  55. The Dramatic and Poetical Works.
    BAILLIE, Joanna. The Dramatic and Poetical Works.

    London : 1851

    First edition of Baillie's collected works; a beautifully bound copy in contemporary morocco gilt with a fore edge painting. Published to her specifications shortly before her death on 23 February 1851, Baillie's "great monster book", as she affectionately called it, contains almost her entire oeuvre and runs to more than 800 pages.

    "Few women... Learn More

    Stock Code: 141973

  56. Faust.
    PASTERNAK, Boris, (trans.); Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Faust.

    [Leningrad] : 1953

    First edition of Pasternak's Russian translation of Goethe's masterpiece, presentation copy inscribed to a close friend and fellow poet, "to one of the most interesting people and the best poets of the present times, Simon Chikovani, with love and devotion, B. Pasternak, 9 February 1954", on the front free endpaper.

    Chikovani (1902-1966) was... Learn More

    Stock Code: 132166

  57. Kitab al-Muhammadiyah.
    YAZICIOGLU MEHMET. Kitab al-Muhammadiyah.

    Istanbul : 1880-81 CE

    Uncommon Istanbul imprint of this popular Turkish translation of the Magharib al-Zaman (Sunsets of Time), a devotional work on the Prophet Muhammad, written in Arabic by the Ottoman Sufi poet Yazıcıoğlu Mehmet (d. 1491; his name means "son of the scribe") and translated into Ottoman Turkish by his younger brother Ahmed Bican. Mehmet, a native of... Learn More

    Stock Code: 122439

  58. Man Does, Woman Is.
    GRAVES, Robert. Man Does, Woman Is.

    London : 1964

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 95 of 175 signed and numbered by the author, this copy further inscribed by the author to noted Irish arts collector and patron Garech de Brún on the front free endpaper: "To Garech 1975 -Luggala- from Professor Robert Graves St John's Coll, Oxford" with de Brún's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown.... Learn More

    Stock Code: 142715

  59. Poems.
    VALE PRESS: WORDSWORTH, William. Poems.

    London : [1902]

    First Vale Press edition, first impression.

    Charles Ricketts (1866-1931), was an art nouveau designer who founded the Vale Press in 1894. Influenced by both the aesthetic movement and William Morris's designs, his Vale press books are more classical than medieval in style and "the distinct personal element in those books derives from the woodcut... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144843

  60. The Poems.
    VALE PRESS: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Poems.

    London : 1901-02

    First Vale Press edition of Shelley's complete poems, following only a single-volume edition of Lyrical Poetry (1898, limited to 210 copies). The book was decorated and supervised by Charles Ricketts of the Vale Press.

    Charles Ricketts (1866-1931), was an art nouveau designer who founded the Vale Press in 1894. Influenced by both the aesthetic... Learn More

    Stock Code: 144840

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