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OXFORD POETS

beginning with
'A'
All first English Editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.

Harold ACTON.
AQUARIUM.
1923. Duckworth. As usual it lacks the backstrip in common with the few catalogued copies, otherwise a very good copy in patterned boards, of Acton 's scarce first book. £135.00
PRINCE ISIDORE. 1950. Methuen. Dw frayed. Name on front end paper.
Illustrated by F Topolski. £16.00
TTIT FOR TAT AND OTHER TALES. 1972. Hamish Hamilton. Dw slightly frayed. £20.00
FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES. 1947. John Lehmann. Dw. Introduced by Arthur Waley.
Translated from the Chinese by H ACTON & Lee YI-HSIEH. £16.00

Fleur ADCOCK.
TIGERS.
1967. O.U.P. Dw. £15 .00
HIGH TIDE IN THE GARDEN. 1971. O.U.P. Dw.. £12.00
THE SCENIC ROUTE. 1974. O.U.P. Original stiff wraps. Name on front end paper. £5.00
THE INNER HARBOUR. 1979. O.U.P.
Original stiff wraps in excllent condition with name on front end paper. £5.50
SELECTED POEMS. 1983. O.U.P. Fine in like dw.
Signed and dated by the poet on title page. 125pp. £20.00
THE INCIDENT BOOK. 1986. O.U.P.
Original stiff wraps with name on front end paper. Review laid in. £5.00
MEETING THE COMET. 1988. Bloodaxe. Bloodaxe Pamphlet Poets.
Original stiff wraps. Name on paste down otherwise in excellent condition. £5.00
HOTSPUR. 1986. Bloodaxe Books. A Ballad by F Adcock with music by
Gillian Whitehead & monoprints by Gretchen Albrecht. Original stiff wraps. £16.00
TIME ZONES. 1991. O.U.P. Original stiff wraps in very good condition. £5.00
LOOKING BACK. 1997. O.U.P. Near fine in original wraps. £6.00

Drummond ALLISON.
THE YELLOW NIGHT.
Poems:1940-43. 1944. Fortune Press. Clipped dw. Scarce first issue, in black cloth gilt, inscribed by poet. Illustrated. £85.00
THE YELLOW NIGHT . 1945. Fortune Press. 2nd edn. Illus by D Houghton. £24.00

Kenneth ALLOTT .
COLLECTED POEMS.
1975. Secker & Warburg. Introduced by R Fuller. Dw. £10.00
MATTHEW ARNOLD. 1955. Longman's Green & Co. Original wraps. £5.00

Matthew ARNOLD. NEW POEMS. 1867. Macmillan.
Includes " Dover Beach ". Bookplate. Name on front end paper. Original green cloth gilt. £65.00

Herbert ASQUITH. YOUTH IN THE SKIES & Other Poems. 1940.
Sidgwick & Jackson. Dw. £20.00

W H AUDEN.
POEMS.
1930. Faber. Rear outer wrap torn along spine otherwise a very good copy of poet's first commercial publication. Name on upper wrap. £250.00
POEMS. 1930. Faber. Spine frayed otherwise very good copy of poet's first commercial publication. £225.00
POEMS. 1930. Faber. Outer wraps chipped, frayed, edge rubbed & darkened but still acceptable with the ruling & print intact. Internally slight spot foxing confined to the prelims & marginal edges of the final pages. In all a quite acceptable copy of an important book which has become difficult to find in really good condition. £135.00
POEMS. 1930. Faber. Lacks rear wrap. £125.00
THE ORATORS. 1932. Faber. An English Study. Poet's third book. £45.00
THE DANCE OF DEATH. 1933. Faber. Name on fep. Spine damaged. £35.00
THE GOOD LIFE - 17pp in CHRISTIANITY AND THE SOCIAL REVOLUTION. 1935.
Ed J Lewis, K Polany & D K Kitchen.
1st Impression in original red cloth. Precedes the Left Book Club Edition. £30.00
SPAIN. 1937. Faber. Name on half title otherwise fine. £60.00
NEW YEAR LETTER. 1941. Faber. Front end papers slightly foxed.
Original cloth a little marked otherwise very good. £16.00
NONES. 1942. Faber. Dw very slightly frayed. £100.00
NONES. 1942. Faber. £80.00
NONES. 1952. Faber. Dw. Review copy with review slip loosely inserted. £25.00
THE AGE OF ANXIETY. 1948. Faber. Dw very slightly nicked on top of spine other wise very good. £45.00
THE ENCHAFED FLOOD. 1951. Faber. Dw. End papers lightly foxed. £30.00
T S ELIOT SO FAR. 3pp article in The GRIFFIN . NY. V2/3. 1953.
Frayed on rear wraps-text not affected. £5.00
MOUNTAINS. 1954. Ariel Poem. Faber. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Original wraps in original envelope. £12.00
MAKING,KNOWING AND JUDGING. 1956. Clarendon Press.Original wraps.
Inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Oxford. £16.00
GOOD-BYE TO THE MEZZOGIORNO. 1958. Milan . Edition limited to 1000 copies. English & Italian text. Original wraps complete with original wrap around. £25.00
W.H.AUDEN. 1958. Penguin Poets. Selected by the author. Original wraps. £6.00
HOMAGE TO CLIO. 1960. Faber. Dw very slightly frayed. £25.00
THE DYER'S HAND & OTHER ESSAYS. 1963. Dw. £25.00
A SHORT DEFENSE OF POETRY 3pp in TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN CONTEMPORARY POETRY. 1964. PEN.Hungary. Original wraps. £10.00
SECONDARY WORLDS. 1967. Faber. Dw. T S Eliot Memorial Lectures. £15.00
SECONDARY WORLDS. 1968. Random House. NY. Dw. £15.00
CITY WITHOUT WALLS & Other Poems. 1969. Faber. Dw. £18.00
A CERTAIN WORLD. 1971. Faber. Dw. A Commonplace Book. Small name
stamp & newspaper photo of Auden taped onto front blank end paper owvg. £15.00
ACADEMIC GRAFFITI. 1971. Faber. Mint in dw. Illustrated by F Sanjust. £18.00
EPISTLE TO A GODSON. 1972. Faber. Dw. £18.00
FORE-WORDS AND AFTER-WORDS. 1973. Faber. Dw price clipped. Introduced by E Mendelson. £15.00
POEMS 1928. 1973. Edition limited to 100 copies reproduced in facsimile for the Ilkley Literature Festival. Complete in wallet with the separately printed 8pp foreword by B C Bloomfield which includes a census of copies. Errata slip laid in. £65.00
THANK YOU, FOG. 1974. Faber. Uncorrected 1st page proof copy in original wraps. Near fine. £45.00
THANK YOU,FOG. 1974. Faber. Last Poems. Mint in dw. £20.00
THE ENGLISH AUDEN. 1977. Faber. Dw. Poems, Essays, Dramatic Writings 1927-1939.
Introduced by E Mendleson . Near fine. £25.00
SUE. 1977. Sycamore Press Broadsheet. Folded sheet. First printing transcribed "from an often barely legible draft in Isherwood's noteboo. £10.00
THE PROLIFIC AND THE DEVOURER in ANTAEUS, No. 42. 1981 .
The whole of the Summer issue is devoted to this previously unpublished book
by Auden together with the index to Antaeus Nos 1-42. Original wraps. £15.00
TELL ME THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE. 1994. Faber. Ten famous love poems & cabaret songs written in the thirties now published following the featuring of Funeral Blues in Four Weddings & A Funeral. Portrait on Hugh Grant on upper wrap. £10.00
OXFORD AND THE GROUPS. 1934. Blackwell. Intro by W B Selbie. 1 st printing.
THE GROUP. MOVEMENT AND THE MIDDLE CLASSES. Ed R H S CROSSMAN . The Influence of the Groups considered by W H Auden, R H S Crossman, M C D'Arcy, J Maudm B E Gwyer, etc .
Name on front end paper. £60.00
VAN GOGH. 1961. Thames & Hudson . A Self-portrait. Letters revealing his life as a painter selcted by W H Auden.
Illustrated both in colour & black & white. Name on front end paper. £12.00
A TRIBUTE TO W H AUDEN . 1973. Scolar Press. Original wraps.
A Portfolio of manuscript, holograph poems, reproduced in facsimile, in honour of Auden, specially commissioned by Ilkley Literature Festival. each facsimile being signed by each of the Poets save Auden. Included is a printed book of poems with contributions by K Crossley-Holland, C Caulsley, D J Enright, R Fuller, J Kirkup, G Macbeth, P Porter, P Redgrove, J Silkin, A Brownjohn, etc. & a new poem by Auden himself. £120.00
A TRIBUTE TO W H AUDEN . 1973. Scolar Press. As above unsigned. £50.00
CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF HENRY MOORE. Held at the British Musem in 1974. Dedicated by H Moore to W H Auden with related drawings. Contains facsimile of working drafts of Auden's poems to Moore 's Lithographs. Photo/illus. 60pp. Original stiff wraps. £15.00
AUDEN by Richard HOGGART. 1951. Chatto & Windus. An Introductory Essay. £12.00
EARLY AUDEN by Edward MENDELSON. 1981. Faber. Dw. £30.00
THE POETS TONGUE by W H AUDEN & G GARRETT. 1935. Bell .
First single volume & first trade edition. Name & date on half title page. £16.00
ELEGIE FUR JUNGE LIEBENDE by W H AUDEN & C KALLMAN. (1961) B Schott's Sohne. Germany . Original wraps. German text. First edition preceding the English Edition, the authors having collaborated in the translation. Near fine. £65.00
EVENING LAND ( AFTONLAND ) by Par LAGERKVIST. 1977. Souvenir Press. Dw.
Ttranslated by W H AUDEN & Leif SJOBERG. 1st GB. Uncommon. £65.00

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