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Religious Thought in Old English Verse.

By: ABBEY, Rev. C.J.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co.,1895.:

Seller ID: 28223


New edition. Aeg. Pp.14/456, occasional pencil marginal marks and notations. Maroon cloth, gilt title to front and spine, edges slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Way Out in the Centre.

By: ABSE, Dannie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1981. 0091448514:

Seller ID: 33714

ISBN: 0091448514


Collection of Abse's poetry. Pp.56, signed by author to title page. Pbk. VG. View more info

Selected Poems.

By: ABSE, Dannie.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Penguin,1994.:

Seller ID: 31552


Anthology of poetry selected from all Dannie Abse's published works to date. "Medicine, music, the myths of Judaism, the cities of London and Cardiff - recur in poems composed in a spare and witty style that liberates the speaking voice." Pp.10/228. Pbk. VG. View more info

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Through Storm and Sunshine.

By: ADON.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Henry S.King & Co., 1875. 0:

Seller ID: 38341


With illustrations by H.Paterson, M.E.Edwards, A.T. and the author. All edges gilt. Pp.viii/126/2(ads), frontispiece + 17 further engraved plates,light spotting to preliminaries, small binder's label(Burn & Co) to inside rear board. Brown decorated cloth with gilt title to front and spine, minor edge wear. VG. View more info

Poem for the Day. 366 Poems, Old and New, worth Learning by Heart.

By: ALBERY, Nicholas.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus. 2001.:

Seller ID: 28079


Rep. "One poem for each day of the year - poems that have been chosen for their resonance, magic and ease of learning, and placed on days of the year, mostly according to season or in commemoration of an event or on the birthday or deathday of the poet". Pp 400. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

The Earliest English Poems. Trans. & Introduced by Michael Alexander.

By: ALEXANDER, Michael. (Translator).:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Penguin Classics, 1991.:

Seller ID: 7252


3rd ed. revised with additional material. Anglo-Saxon poetry. Pp. 29/148/11(ads), + 1 map. P/b. Illustd. cover (Detail of the Franks Casket). VG. View more info

The Lion Book of Christian Poetry. A Treasury of Poems and the Stories of their writers.

By: ALEXANDER, Pat. (With Veronica Zundel).:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Tring: Lion Publishing plc, 1985.:

Seller ID: 18073


Rep. "This book opens up the rich heritage of Christian poetry over a time-span of 1300 years." 24.6cms. x 20cms. Pp. 125, 54 illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Matthew Arnold. A selection of his Poems.

By: ALLOTT, Kenneth.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1954.:

Seller ID: 14581


1st ed." Matthew Arnold is probably the 'most satisfactory' Victorian man-of-letter......Contains all the poet's best work in poetry (to-gether with his famous critical preface of 1853)." Pp 273. P/b. Small tear to top and bottom of spine and slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse.

By: ALLOTT, Kenneth.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1954.:

Seller ID: 12268


Rep. Pp.270, pages slightly toned. P/b, spine slightly creased. G+. View more info

Marginal Man. Poems.

By: ALLWOOD, Martin S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: The Liberal Press, 1947.:

Seller ID: 33540


Martin S. Allwood wrote in both Swedish and English and translated many Swedish works. These poems are in English. Pp.31, owners name (John Atkins) to title page. Red card covers sunned to top and spine edge. Scarce. G+. View more info

A Handbook for the Study of Poetry.

By: ALTENBERND, Lynn and LEWIS, Leslie L.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Collier Macmillan Pub, 1966.:

Seller ID: 20313


Rep. Pp. 86, name to fep. P/b. G+. View more info

The Mirror Of The Sinful Soul : A prose translation from the French of a poem by Queen Margaret of Navarre, made in 1554 by the Princess (afterwards Queen) Elizabeth, then eleven years of age...

By: AMES, Percy W. (Editor) . / Marguerite, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of Navarre, 1492-1549.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London : Asher and Co, 1897. 0:

Seller ID: 37531


First edition. "Reproduced in facsimile, with portrait, for the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom, and edited, with an introduction and notes by Percy W. Ames." Excerpt from the Introduction: "This translation, made by Queen Elizabeth during her early childhood (which is in some respects the most attractive period of her lif), constitutes an interesting illustration of he precocious ability..." First published in French in 1544 : Le Miroir de l'ame Pecherresse. The English translation first appeared in 1548 under the title: A Godly Medytacion of the Christen Sou... View more info

Hobgoblins Also Dream.

By: ANDERSON, Alex.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Liverpool: The Old Police Station, 1982.:

Seller ID: 44564


"Alex Anderon is a native of Liverpool but his poetry is decidedly not what has come to be known as Liverpool poetry. On the contrary, he is a symbolist in the mainstream of Modernist tradition. His poetry creates a subtle myth of modern man as the Hobgoblin who may dream but is forever unfulfilled." Unpaginated. Green card covers. VG. View more info

Hidden Talents. Poems.

By: ANDERSON, Lily.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Wymondham: Privately Published, 1980.:

Seller ID: 31765


Poetry. Unpaginated. Cream card covers. VG. View more info

Somali Poetry. An Introduction.

By: ANDRZEJEWSKI, B.W and LEWIS, I.M.:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press,1964.:

Seller ID: 23232


1st ed. "This book endeavours to give the English reader some conception of the richness of Somali poetry....We have been at pains also to include in our collection a number of religious poems which illuminate the Muslim basis of Somali life. Unlike the other poems in this collection these are not only orally recorded but are also preserved in Arabic; an Arabic, we may add, which as the Arabist will see contains some local colloquialisms and sometimes words of Somali origin." Includes English translations. Pp.10/167,7 plates illustrating original Arabic texts, owners name to fep. B... View more info

Original Poems Illustrated.

By: ANON.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: George Routledge & Sons, 1868.:

Seller ID: 43455


Victorian poetry for children. 20.5cms x 15cms. Pp.xiv/190/2(publisher's catalogue), engraved illustrations throughout, some pages a little loose, spotting throughout, gift message to inner front endpaper, a few small losses to pages. Dark red decorated cloth, gilt title to front and spine, boards rubbed, wear to edges. Fair. View more info

From The Heart. Poems of Praise and Thanks. (Treasuries of Inspiration).

By: Anon.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Century Publishing, 1986.:

Seller ID: 13415


1st British ed. Selection of poems offering praise and thanks - for loved ones and for friends, for the beauty of Creation and, above all, for the grace and love of God. 16cms. x 12 cms. Pp. 57, b/w line drawings to each poem. Illustd. endpapers. White cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w, price clipped. VG/G. View more info

The Shining Pathway. Selections in Prose and Verse.

By: ANON.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Samuel Bagster & Son. 1925.:

Seller ID: 20447


Contents Include:- Go Bravely on: A Cheerful Traveller: The Dawn of Morning: The Uphill Road. Pp 119, illustrated end papers,inkstamp to fep,gift inscription to half-title. P/b. Stiff card wraps. G+. View more info

The Proud of Heart. A Miniature Anthology in Praise of the English Character. (Decorations by Gerald Gardiner).

By: ANON:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northwood: Knights Press. n/d.:

Seller ID: 17794


Contents include:- Englands Green and Pleasant Land: Look at Your Moat: Your Ghost will Walk: Mother of Nations: The Battle for Freedom. Pp 23. Many b/w illustrations. Small chip to side of cover.P/b. Illustrated cover. View more info

Songs Of England By Alfred Austin. Poet Laureate .

By: AUSTIN, Alfred .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan And Co., Limited, 1898 . 0:

Seller ID: 34751


8vo. [11pp.]/p.12-p.66/[2pp.] . A very good full leather binding. Red morocco over card covers. Gilt title to front board and spine. Light rubbing to edges and spine. All page edges gilt. Decorated endpapers. Clean English text throughout, with light foxing to first few leaves and the last few leaves. A lovely little book. ** Alfred Austin (30 May 1835 – 2 June 1913) was an English poet, who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Tennyson... As poet-laureate, his topical verses did not escape negative criticism; a hasty poem written in praise of the Jameson Raid in 1896 being ... View more info