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"OXFORD" POETS

beginning with
'J-O'
All first English Editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.

Joshua JAMES.
TARANTELL AND OTHER POEMS.
1945. Bodley Head. Dw slightly frayed otherwise very good. £12.00

Sidney KEYES.
THE IRON LAUREL.
1942. Routledge. Original wraps. £16.00
THE COLLECTED POEMS OF SIDNEY KEYES. 1945. Routledge. Definitive Edition containing hitherto unpublished work. Introduced by M Meyer. Dw slightly frayed. Name on front end paper. £20.00
THE CRUEL SOLSTICE.
1943. Routledge. Dw frayed. Name on front end paper. £16.00
MINOS OF CRETE . 1948. Routledge. Glassine jacket. Edited by Michael Meyer with selections from his Notebook & Letters & some early unpublished Poems. £12.00
THE COLLECTED POEMS OF SIDNEY KEYES. 1988. Routledge. Original wraps. £6.00

Francis KING.
STREAMERS WAVING.
1925. Hogarth Press. Spine lightly sunned. Author's first novel. Uncommon. £85.00
THE CUSTOM HOUSE. 1961. Hutchinson . Dw. £16.00 
PUNISHMENTS. 1989. Hamish Hamilton. Dw. £8.00 
THE ANT COLONY. 1991. Constable. Dw. £8.00

Edward LARRISSY.
THREE POEMS.
1977. Sycamore Press Broadsheet . Folded sheet forming 3 leaves. £12.00

James LAVER.
HIS LAST SEBASTIAN & Other Poems.
1922. Simpkin etc.
Author's first Collection of poems inscribed by him on front end paper. £20.00
THE YOUNG MAN DANCES & Other Poems. 1925. J Castle.
Presentation Copy of Author's 2nd Poetry Collection inscribed by Laver. £20.00
THE YOUNG MAN DANCES & Other Poems. 1925. J Castle. Original wraps. £6.50
A STITCH IN TIME Or PRIDE PREVENTS A FALL.
1927. Nonesuch Press.
Oliver Brett's Bkplt. Limited Edition. Decorated covers very slightly worn. £20.00
MACROCOSMOS.
1929. Heinemann. Edition limited to 775 copies,
signed by the poet. £15.00
WINTER WEDDING. 1934. Heinemann. Dw.
Inscribed Presentation Copy from the author. £30.00
ALS to Clarence Winchester regretting having to be absent from the Club
Dinner due to “another of these dammed lectures… “Do not forget to down an empty glass.” March 1952. £12.00

Paris LEARY.
THE SNAKE AT SAFFRON WALDEN.
1973. Carcanet Press.
Name on front end paper. £6.00
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER. 1982. Other Poetry Editions. Oxford Poems. Illustrated by Peter Foss. Original wraps in very good condition. £8.00

Grevel LINDOP.
FOOLS' PARADISE .
1977. Carcanet. Dw. £8.00
TOURISTS. 1987. Carcanet. Original wraps in very good condition. £6.00

P H B LYON.
POEMS.
(1931) Augustan Book of Poetry. Original white wraps. £5.00
POEMS. (1931) Augustan Book of Poetry. Red wraps. £5.00

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

Louis MACNEICE.
THE EARTH COMPELS.
1938. Faber. Date & initials on paste-down. £20.00
THE OTHER WING. 1954. Faber. Ariel poem illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Original wraps, mint in original envelope. £12.00
SOLSTICES. 1961. Faber. Dw near fine. £40.00
THE BURNING PERCH. 1963. Faber. Dw. £25.00
LOUIS MACNEICE by W H AUDEN. A Memorial Address. 1963. Original wraps
250 copies privately printed for Faber, not for sale, sent to friends of MacNeice. £65.00

E H W MEYERSTEIN.
SYMPHONIES .
1919. Blackwell. 2 nd Series. Uncommon. £50.00
SELECTED POEMS. 1935. MacMillian. Original wrap slightly creased.
The poet's forward states "Of these thirty revised poems seven are hitherto unpublished an twenty have appeared in my books…". £20.00
OF MY EARLY LIFE (1889-1918). 1957. Neville Spearman. Glassine protected dw. Edited & introduced by Rowland Watson. Port/frontis & two other photo illustrations. Ink library numbers on title page. £8.00
SOME POEMS OF E H W MEYERSTEIN . 1960. Neville Spearman. Dw.
Selected & edited by Maurice Wollman. Introduced by Dr Nathaniel Micklem. £15.00

Christopher MIDDLETON.
THE LONELY SUPPERS OF W V BALLOON.
1975. Carcanet Press. Dw. Review slip loosely inserted. £8.00
CARMINALENIA. 1980. Carcanet. Original wraps in very good condition. £10.00
TWO HORSE WAGON GOING BY. 1986. Carcanet. Original stiff wraps. £6.00
SELECTED WRITINGS.
1989. Carcanet Press. Dw. Review slip loosely inserted.
A Reader which includes recent work & two essays. £20.00
SOME DOGS . 1993. Enitharmon Press. Limited to 200 copies. Original wraps. £16.00
THE STREET OF THE HARP.
nd. Privately Printed. Original wraps dusty.
A very early scarce scarce unrecorded item. £45.00

James MONAHAN.
FAR FROM THE LAND AND OTHER POEMS.
1944.
Macmillan. Dw slightly frayed. Author's 1st book of poems. Soldier poet. £8.00

Andrew MOTION.
GOODNESTONE.
1972. Workshop Press. Poet's first book written by him when he was 19, a first-year Oxford undergraduate. Original wraps. £100.00
NATURAL CAUSES. 1987. Chatto & Windus. Original wraps.
Presentation copy inscribed by poet. £35.00
TWO POEMS. 1988. Mir Poets. Original wraps.
Edition limited to 200 numbered copies, this one of 75 signed by the Poet. £26.00
FAMOUS FOR THE CREATURES.
1992. Penguin. 1st thus in original stiff wraps. Page edges starting to tan but otherwise a bright enough copy. £4.00

Paul MULDOON.
MULES.
1977. Faber. Original wraps, no hardback issued.
Signed by the poet on the title page. Poets's second Collection. £110.00
NAMES AND ADDRESSES. (1978) Ulsterman Publications. Poet's third Collection.
Signed by poet on title page. Original pictorial wraps. £75.00
QUOOF. 1983. Faber. Original wraps, no hardback issued. Signed by the poet on title page. Loosely inserted announcement of the poet's reading from this
Collection at the Arts Council Bookshop. £40.00
QUOOF. 1983. Faber. Original wraps. Not believed to be issued in hardback. £20.00
WHY BROWNLEE LEFT . 1980. Faber. Original wraps.
Not issued in hard back. £16.00
SELECTED POEMS 1968-1983 .
1986. Faber. Original wraps. £12.00
MADOC. 1990. Faber. Original wraps in very good condition. A poetic, imaginary fulfilment of S T Coleridge - Robert Southey's plan to follow a utopian community on the banks of the Susquehanna. Signed by the poet on title page. £50.00
MADOC. 1990. Faber. Original stiff wraps. £16.00

Richard MURPHY.
THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE.
1959. Dolmen Press.
An 8pp Elegy published 4 years before the poet's 1st Collection.
Edition limited to 250 copies. Original wraps.
Inscribed Presentation copy from the author to the scholar Edith Starkie. £250.00
THE LAST GALWAY HOOKER. 1961. Dolmen Press.
Edition limited to 200 copies this one being signed by the poet. £250.00
SAILING TO AN ISLAND. 1963. Faber. Dw. Poet's first major Collection. £25.00
SELECTED POEMS.
1979. Faber. Uncorrected Proof copy in original wraps. £25.00

Gilbert MURRAY.
FOUR TLS
to Galloway Kyle referring to invitations. 1935 & 1937. Together with 3 carbon copies of letters concerning these luncheons. £16.00
POEMS. nd. Augustan Book of Poetry. Original red wraps. £8.00

Robert NICHOLS.
INVOCATION.
1915. Elkin Matthews.
Very good copy of 1st issue in blue wraps. £75.00
THE BUDDED BRANCH. 1918. Beaumont Press. Edition limited to 200 copies,
the first printed by hand by this Press. Name on front end paper.
Illustrated by Anne E Rice. £30.00
THE SMILE OF THE SPHINX . Beaumont Press. 1920. Edition limited to 295
numbered copies. Cover & decorations by E White. Uncut. £30.00
AURELIA & Other Poems . 1920. Chatto & Windus. Edition limited to 110 copies, signed by the Author. Inscription on front end paper. £30.00
FISBO OR THE LOOKING-GLASS LOANED. 1934. Heinneman.
Dw slightly frayed. Limited Edition numbered & signed by the Author. £15.00
FISBO OR THE LOOKING-GLASS LOANED. 1934. Heinneman.
A little light edge staining. £8.00

Alfred NOYES.
THE WINE PRESS.
1913. Blackwood. 'A Tale of War.'
Original green publishers cloth. Foxing to publisher's rough cut edges. £10.00
A SALUTE FROM THE FLEET AND OTHER POEMS. 1915. Methuen.
Blue cloth and gilt. Top edge gilt. Uncommon dust wrapper torn and frayed but largely complete.
Contents very good. £30.00
THE TORCH-BEARERS. 1925. Blackwell. £8.00
THE LAST VOYAGE . nd. Blackwood. Dw. Scarce in dw.£20.00

Bernard O'DONOGHUE.
POACHING RIGHTS. 1987. Gallery Press.
Original wraps inside a dw. £35.00
THE WEAKNESS. 1991. Chatto & Windus. Original stiff wraps. £20.00
GUNPOWDER .
1995. Chatto & Windus. Orginal wraps. £8.00
HERE NOR THERE. 1999. Chatto & Windus. Original stiff pictorial waps. £10.00

R C ORMEROD.
FERNS IN THE WASTE.
1943. Macmillan. Dw frayed.
Inscription on the front end paper. £8.00

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