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LITERARY PERIODICALS

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"OXFORD" POETS

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

J C HALL.
THE BURNING HARE.
1966. Hogarth Press. Dw. Name on front end paper. £6.00
SELECTED AND NEW POEMS 1939-84. 1985. Secker & Warburg. Original wraps. £8.00

J R HALE.
MANDRAGOLA.
Fantasy Press. 1958.
A new & complete translation of Niccolo Machiavelli's comedy.
Original stiff wraps in very good condition. £20.00

Michael HAMBURGER.
POEMS 1950-1951 . 1952. Hand & Flower Press. Poems in Pamphlet. Original wraps. £12.00
IN FLASHLIGHT. 1965. Northern House Press. Original wraps. £8.00
REAL ESTATE. 1977. Carcanet. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by the author.
Original wraps. £10.00
COLLECTED POEMS 1941-1983. 1984. Carcanet Press. Dw. £10.00
TRAVELLING 1-V. 1972. Agenda Editions. Original hard wraps. £6.00
A SERIES OF TLS between M Hamburger & J W Fletcher offering Hamburger a part time teaching lectureship at the University of East Anglia with Hamburger's rejection of the offer & giving his reasons. Fletcher renewed attempts to secure his services; Hamburger's final rejection-all with reasons, giving the state of his family, writing positon, etc. 2 letters from Hamburger & 3 from Fletcher. 1977. £35.00

Christopher HASSALL.
POEMS OF TWO YEARS.
1935. Macmillan.
Presentation copy signed by the poet to his mother, specially & finely bound. £200.00
POEMS OF TWO YEARS.
1935. Macmillan. Original wraps. Poet's first Collection signed by him on title page & dated (Sept. 1941) £35.00
DEVIL'S DYKE WITH COMPLIMENT & SATIRE. 1936. Heinemann.
Author's own copy signed & dated (1936) by him. Title page & dw by J Hassall. £40.00
PENTHESPERON.
(1938) Heinemann. Title page & dw by Joan Hassall.
The dedication copy inscribed by the poet to his father. There are also pencil annotations which are referred to in an inserted single sheet with some 9 small pencilled sketches intended perhaps for a future edition to be illustrated by Joan Hassall.. Awarded the Hawthorden Prize in 1939. £300.00
PENTHESPERON. (1938) Heinemann. Dw chipped, rubbed & cellotaped
along the spine. Inscribed presentation copy for Eric & Phyllis Coates . £50.00
CRISIS. 1939. Heinemann. Dw slightly frayed & foxed.
Included is an article on John Hassall's delight on his son receiving the Hawthornden Prize for Literature-includes C Hassall's own account & another article by Herbert Palmer on Hassall's fine sonnet series, a rhyme for a Christmas Card by Hassall and a Portrait of C Hassall from a miniature by Enid Mountfort. £25.00
CRISIS. 1939. Heinemann. Presentation Inscription to "Ettienne & Robin" dated
June 1939 from the Author on front end paper. 42 sonnets reflecting the anxieties
& dangers of the time & concluding with a number of war poems. Dw. £35.00
S O S." LUDLOW ".
(1940) J Cape . Proof copy “For Retention.” Original wraps. £20.00
S O S." LUDLOW " .
1940. J Cape . Dw a little chipped at head of spine.
Poet's signature dated September 1941 on front blank end paper. £25.00
NOTES ON THE VERSE DRAMA. 1948. Curtain Press. Original wraps.
Wood engravings by Joan Hassall. Cover design by L Whistler incorporating
a trophy by Rex Whistler. Name on title page. Original wraps dull. £8.00
THE TIMELESS QUEST. STEPHEN HAGGARD. (1948) A Barker Ltd. Dw.
Dw arranged by L Whistler from designs by R Whistler. Among those who have written especially for this book are C Morgan, J Bridie, J van Druten, I Brown, etc. with conversation or correspondence quoted from G B Shaw, J Agate, H G-Baker. Name & date on front end paper. £12.00
A RECORD OF TWO SEASONS. (1948) Theatre Royal Bristol .
Three prologues each approximately 70 lines of verse written for the Bristol Old Vic's productions of The Beaux Stratagem, The Importance of Being Earnest & An Ideal Husband. Illustrated with portraits & stills from the plays performed. 40pp. Original wraps somewhat browned. An uncommon ephemeral item. £45.00
THE RED LEAF. 1957. Near fine in like Dw. Review copy with review slip. £20.00
THE PARCEL. 1957. Cambridge University Press. Private edition of 75 copies printed for the poet & Geoffery Keynes. Inscribed presentation copy from the poet. Near fine copy in original leather backed marbled boards in original slip case. £35.00
BELL HARRY & Other Poems. 1963. Longmans. Dw & title page illustrated by
L Whistler. Published shortly after poet's death. £16.00
I LEAVE MY HEART IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN . nd. Sun Music Pub Co Ltd. From"Dear Miss Phoebe". Lyrics by C Hassall. Music H Davies. Orig wraps. £10.00
GLAMOROUS NIGHT.
nd. Samuel French's Acting Edn. Original wraps.
A Play with Music in 3 Acts by Ivor Novello, Lyrics by C Hassall. Uncommon. £18.00
A SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING FOR CHRISTOPHER HASSALL. 1963.
Programme for the service held in St Martin 's in the Fields. Includes Epiphany Hymn with words by Hassall & music by M Arnold; Reader C Day Lewis. The Address was given by Andrew Young. Included are 4 newspaper obituary notices with a list of those present at the service. £30.00

Adrian HEAD.
THE SEVEN WORDS AND THE CIVILIAN.
1946. F Muller. Price clipped dw. Poet's first book. £15.00

Seamus HEANEY.
LAND.
1971. Poem of the Month. Single sheet poem signed by the Poet. Near fine. £150.00
SWEENEY ASTRAY. 1983. Field Day, Derry. Dw. A Version from the Irish Buile Suibhne. Excellent copy. £85.00
FROM THE REPUBLIC OF CONSCIENCE . 1985.
39 line poem published by Amnesty International on Human Rights Day.
Illustrated by J Behan. Original wraps. Near fine. £25.00
THE FIRE GAZE.
1989. 12 line broadsheet poem printed for the Friends of The Cheltenham Festival of Literature. Illustrated by Hellmuth Weissenborn. £25.00
THE RESCUE. 1991. Poems on The Underground 4 lines broadsheet 11" x 24".
One of a series of poems exhibited on underground trains. Scarce. £85.00
THE SPIRIT LEVEL.
1996. Faber. Original wraps. £6.00
OPENED GROUND. 1998. Faber. Poems 1966-1996. Pictorial soft covers. £30.00

John HEATH-STUBBS.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
1943. Routledge. Poet's 2nd Collection. Dw a little marked & slightly chipped otherwise very good. £12.00
CHARLES WILLIAMS. 1955. Longmans, Green & Co. Original wraps. £5.00
NAMING THE BEASTS.
1982. Carcanet Press. Original wraps.
Ex libris bookplate inside front cover. £6.00
NEW POEMS. 1983. Other Branch Readings . Edition limited to 100 numbered copies this being signed by the poet on the title page. Original wraps. £15.00
NEW POEMS. 1983. Other Branch Readings.
Published in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies. Original wraps. £10.00
COLLECTED POEMS 1943-1987.
1988. Carcanet Press. Signed by the poet on the title page. Dw. Small neat bookplate on front end page. Uncommon. £80.00
THE GAME OF LOVE AND DEATH. 1990. Enitharmon Press. Original wraps. Illustrations by Noel Connor. £6.00
SWEET APPLE EARTH. 1993. Carcanet. Original stiff wraps. £6.00
ANYTE. nd. Greville Press. Edition limited to 350 numbered copies, signed
by both Heath-Stubbs & Carol Whiteside, joint author. Illustrated by J Harrison. £20.00
SUNDRY CORRESPONDENCE.
ALS to John Heath-Stubbs from Peter Avery suggesting a more suitable time for him to visit, "I am doing my page-proofs…" 1965. ACS from M Seymour-Smith(1965) commenting on his work, asking for a poem & "Can you think of anyone else I ought to print?" TLS from The Poetry Center, NY, asking if he could read , mentioning payment, etc.(1963); TLS from a Nigerian University inviting him to "act as External Examiner" mentioning payment, etc. (1965) TLS asking if he would speak at a Conference of 6 th formers. 1963. 5 items. £20.00
THE SINGING DUST by Gerald MOORE & Odette TCHERNINE. 1976.
N Spearman. Poems. Dw slightly dust stained. Introduced by J Heath-Stubbs. £5.00
POEMS FROM GIACOMO LEOPARDI.
1946. J Lehmann. Translated & introduced
by J Heath-Stubbs. Dw marked and frayed on end of spine. £15.00

Adrian HENRI.
TONIGHT AT NOON.
1968. Rapp & Whiting. Dw.
Name on front end paper. Poet's first solo Collection. £25.00
AMERICA. 1972. Trigan Press. Edition limited to 400 copies. £16.00
COLLECTED POEMS.1967-85 .1986. Allison & Busby. Dw. Illustrated by poet. £12.00

Richard HENNINGS.
SIR WALTER SCOTT.
1932. Basil Blackwell. The Newdigate Prize Poem. (New College).Original wraps. £12.00

A P HERBERT.
POOR POEMS & ROTTEN RHYMES. 1910. Privately Printed. Author's first book. Bkplt & name label on inside of the front wrap owvg. £45.00
PLAIN JANE. 1927. Fisher Unwin. Illustrated by A K Zinkeisen. £8.00
A BOOK OF BALLADS. 1931. E Benn. Collected Light Verse. Illustrated. £10.00
GENERAL CARGO.
1939. Methuen. A selection of articles & poems originally published in Punch magazine. Orange cloth marked & frayed to spine.
Presentation Inscription by the Author on title page, dated October 1939,
'To Miss Redmond, with apologies to her fortunate spouse & many thanks.'£20.00
SIREN SONG.
1940. Methuen. Dw frayed. Inscription on front end paper. £6.00
"LESS NONSENSE!".
1944. Methuen. Dw frayed.
Covers damp stained under frayed dw-text not affected. £5.00
A T I. "THERE IS NO NEED FOR ALARM". 1944. Ornum Press. Dw.
War poems for each letter of the alphabet. Illustrated by John Nicolson. £12.00
LIGHT THE LIGHTS. 1945. Methuen. Dw. £6.00
FULL ENJOYMENT & OTHER VERSES. 1952. Methuen. Dw. £8.00
BARBICAN REGAINED. 1963. Privately Printed. Original wraps.
The title of this 8pp booklet is the name of a film privately produced & presented in 1963 describing the re-building of part of the City of London. The verse commentary was written by A P Herbert. Vg indeed. Not listed in CBEL. Uncommon. £20.00

Brian HIGGINS.
NOTES WHILE TRAVELLING.
1964. Longmans. Dw. £10.00
THE NORTHERN FIDLER. 1966. Methuen. Dw.
Brian Higgins died in 1965 while the book was in preparation. £8.00

Christopher HOLLIS.
THE AYES AND THE NOES. 1957. Macdonald.
Parliamentary & political verses with some prose passages-parody, etc.
Illustrated by Cummings. £6.00

Kenneth HOPKINS.
FORTY-TWO POEMS .
1961. Putnam. Dw.
Inscribed presentation copy from the author. £20.00
LOVE AND ELIZABETH. 1944. Sylvan Publishers. Lacks end papers. £5.00

Glyn HUGHES.
NEIGHBOURS.
1970. Macmillan. Poems 1965-69.
Academy edition limited to 100 copies, numbered and signed by the author. £10.00
REST THE POOR STRUGGLER.
1972. Macmillan. Dw. £6.00
THE BREAST. 1973. Keepsake Poem. Edition limited to 180 copies.
Original wraps. Illustrated by R Hyde. £10.00
PRESENCE. 1971. Poem of the Month. Single sheet poem signed by the Poet. £12.00

Ted HUGHES.
THE HAWK IN THE RAIN .
1960. Faber. 2nd imp. Dw chipped at head
of spine & upper corners. Poet's first Collection. Name on front end paper. £16.00
MEET MY FOLKS. 1961. Faber. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Near fine in like dw. £100.00
THE EARTH OWL & Other MOON-PEOPLE . 1963. Faber.
Neat intials on front end paper otherwise a fine copy. £40.00
SCAPEGOATS AND RABIES . 1967. Poet & Printer.
One of about 400 copies in original wraps. Near fine. £150.00
WODWO . 1967. Faber. Neat small bookplate on rear end paper owvg indeed. £35.00
FIVE AUTUMN SONGS FOR CHILDREN'S VOICES
. 1968. R Gilbertson.
One of 150 numbered copies signed by the poet, written for the Harvest Festival
at Little Missenden. Original wraps. £85.00
LUPERCAL . 1970. Faber. Original wraps-first thus.
Signed & dated by the poet on the title page. £30.00
CROW . 1970. Faber. Dw. Neat inscription on front end paper.
Rear of dw slightly marked otherwise very good indeed. £30.00
THE INTERROGATOR . 1975. Ilkley Literature Festival. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Contains a facsimile draft & attendant drawing by L Baskin. First publication of this poem. Original wraps. Uncommon. £85.00
SEASON SONGS. 1976. Faber. Proof Copy in original wraps. This differs slightly from the published edition in the way the sections of the poems are numbered, - Roman in the former, Arabic in the latter - & in the omission of such numbers on one of the poems in the contents. £80.00
SEASON SONGS. 1976. Faber. Dw by L Baskin. Mint. £25.00
GAUDETTE. 1977. Harpen & Row. USA. Dw. £19.00
GAUDETTE. 1977. Faber. Dw. £10.00
MOON-BELLS AND OTHER POEMS. 1978. Chatto & Windus.
Coloured pictorial boards. £12.00
CAVE BIRDS. 1978. Viking. USA. Dw. An Alchemical Cave Drama.
Illustrated by L Baskin. £12.00
FOUR TALES TOLD BY AN IDIOT. 1979. Sceptre Press. Original wraps.
Edition limited to 450 numbered copies. £20.00
REMAINS OF ELMET. 1979. Rainbow Press. Edition limited to 140 numbered copies, this being one of the first 70 signed by Poet & Photographer (Fay Godwin). Printed on hand-made paper, bound in full tree-calf. Fine in original slip case. £600.00
UNDER THE NORTH STAR. 1981. Faber. Dw. Inscription on half title page,
4to. Illustrated by L Baskin. £15.00
SELECTED POEMS 1957-1981. 1982. Faber. Reprint. Near fine in original wraps. £12.00
WHAT IS THE TRUTH ?
1984. Faber. Drawings by R J Lloyd. Original wraps.
1st thus. £8.00
FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT & THE KISS OF TRUTH . 1986. Faber. Dw.
Illustrated by Chris Riddell. Fine copy. £20.00
FLOWERS AND INSECTS. 1986. Faber. Dw. Illus in colour by L Baskin. £10.00
TALES OF THE EARLY WORLD.
1988. Faber. Dw. Children's Book V.
Illustrated by Andrew Davidson. Fine. £10.00
WOLFWATCHING. 1989. Faber. Dw. £35.00
WOLFWATCHING. 1989. Faber. Original wraps. £10.00
RAIN-CHARM FOR THE DUCHY & OTHER LAUREATE POEMS . 1992.
Faber. Dw. Near fine. £20.00
THE IRON WOMAN. 1993. Faber. Dw. Illustrated by Andrew Davidson. £12.00
THE ORESTEIA by AESCHYLUS. 1999. Faber. Near fine in original pictoral wraps.
Translation of 3 plays concerned with the aftermath of the Trojan War. £10.00
BIRTHDAY LETTERS .
1998. Faber. Dw. Near fine. 1st printing. £25.00

Aldous HUXLEY.
VERSES & A COMEDY.
1946. Chatto & Windus. Scarce in the rarely found dw which is slightly frayed. Contains Early Poems, Leda, The Cicadas & The World of Light. £65.00
THE CICADAS & Other Poems.
1931. Chatto & Windus. Dw sunned. £25.00

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