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"OXFORD" POETS

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

William RADICE.
EIGHT SECTIONS.
1974. Secker & Warburg. Dw. Newdigate Prizewinner's first Collection. £8.00

Craig RAINE.
THE ONION, MEMORY.
1980. O.U.P.
Inscribed presentation copy signed "Craig " of this reprint ( 1st edition 1978 ) of the poet's scarce first Collection. Original pictoral stiff wraps with critical newspaper tributes on the lower panel, No hardback issued. A very uncommon title. £30.00
A FREE TRANSLATION. 1981. Salamander Press. Dw. One of 200 copies
bound in navy blue cloth signed by Raine on title page. Uncommon. £40.00
RICH. 1983. Poetry Book Society. The true first edition published
by the Poetry Book Society by arrangement with Faber. £16.00
RICH. 1984. Faber. Dw. Signed by Raine on the title page. £18.00
RICH. 1984. Faber. Signed , in full, by the poet above his crossed through printed name on the title page. Includes a 14 line ACS to John Cornish offering 2 numbers of Quarto, a magazine Craig Edited & stating there was no special edition of Haw Lantern -"for reasons to difficlt to explain." There are also some 6 inserted sheets of notes by Cornish (?) appropriately placed providing interesting details relating to the themes & references in the poems. £35.00
RICH. 1984. Faber. Dw. £12.00
RICH. 1984. Faber. Original wraps. Presentation inscription by the Author
on the title page with the owner's name on inside front wrap. £12.00
THE ELECTRIFICATION OF THE SOVIET UNION . 1986. Faber.
Uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
THE ELECTRIFICATION OF THE SOVIET UNION . 1986. Faber.
A Libretto "offered as a dramatic work." One of 100 numbered copies signed by
the author on title page. White cloth, gilt. Reviews loosely inserted. £30.00
THE ELECTRIFICATION OF THE SOVIET UNION . 1986. Faber. Original wraps
with protective wallet. Light pencilled inscription on front end paper. £5.00

Peter READING.
FOR THE MUNICIPALITY'S ELDERLY.
1974. Secker & Warburg. Stiff original wraps. Paper back issue of poet's first Collection. £8.00
THE PRISON CELL & BARREL MYSTERY. 1976. Secker & Warburg. Dw price clipped. Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Poet's second Collection. £15.00
NOTHING FOR ANYONE .
1977. Secker & Warburg. Dw. Author's 3rd book. £18.00
FICTION .
1979. Seeker & Warburg. Dw. Poems. Poet's 4 th Collection. £12.00
TOM O'BEDLAM'S BEAUTIES. 1981. Secker & Warburg. Dw.
Poetry Book Society Recommendation. £16.00
DIPLOPIC . 1983. Secker & Warburg. Dw. £12.00
5X5X5X5X5. 1983. Ceolfrith Press. Original wraps
First printing of 150 copies. Illustrated by David BUTLER. Uncommon. £35.00
C (POEMS) . 1984. Secker & Warburg. Dw. £10.00
UKULELE MUSIC. 1985. Secker & Warburg. Original wraps. £6.00
ESSENTIAL READING . Poems selected & introduced by ALAN JENKINS.
1986. Secker & Warburg. Original stiff wraps. £8.00
FINAL DEMANDS . 1988. Secker & Warburg. Dw.
Signed by the poet on the title page. £16.00
PERDUTA GENTE. 1989. Secker & Warburg. Dw. Original wraps. Poetry Book Society Bulletin laid in containing as the main article a review of book & an introduction to the work of Reading by Gavin Ewart who states. "this book does for the winos what Kipling did for the private soldier in his Barrack Room Ballads". £20.00
SHITHEADS. 1989. Squirrelquick press. Original wraps.
Limited edition of 200 numbered copies signed by the poet. £18.00
EVAGATORY. 1992. Chatto & Windus. Original wraps (no hardback edition.) £8.00
LAST POEMS. 1994. Chatto & Windus. Original wraps. £6.00
WORK IN REGRESS. 1997. Bloodaxe Books. Original wraps. £6.00
CHINOISERIE. 1997. The Bay Press.
Edition limited to 150 copies, signed by the poet. Original wraps. £35.00
OB. 1999. Bloodaxe Books. Original wraps. £6.00

Peter REDGROVE.
THE NATURE OF COLD WEATHER & Other Poems.
1961.
Routledge & Kegan. Dw. £12.00
TEN POEMS . 1977. Words Press. Edition limited to 50 numbered copies,
this one of 40 copies bound in full cloth & signed by the Author.
Illustrated by Chris Walker. Complete with loosely inserted erratum slip. £25.00
THE BEDSIDE CLOCK .
1971. Sycamore Press Broadsheet. £10.00
DR FAUST'S SEA-SPIRAL SPIRIT AND OTHER POEMS. 1972. Routledge & Kegan Paul. Original stiff wraps . £8.00
THREE PIECES FOR VOICES. 1972. Poet & Printer. Original wraps. £10.00
THE WHITE, NIGHT-FLYING MOTHS CALLED SOULS. 1978. Sceptre Press. Edition limited to 150 copies, this one of 50 signed. Original wraps. £35.00
THE MAN NAMED EAST AND OTHER NEW POEMS. 1985.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. Original stiff wraps. £10.00
THE WEDDINGS AT NETHER POWERS AND OTHER NEW POEMS. 1979.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. Over 150 poems. (No hard bound copy.) £10.00
THE MUDLARK POEMS & GRAND BUVEUR. 1986. Rivelin Grapheme Press.
Poet's presentation inscription to Margaret Drabble 'I toast mud & whisky' on title page. Loosley inserted a postcard to Margaret Drabble from Author, presenting the books,
her advice & enclosing some pages from his book, “Black Goddess " deleted by
the publisher to make his text more mysterious." Original wraps. £60.00
PETER REDGROVE Issue of the POETRY REVIEW. 1981 v.71/2-3 . Poems by him, a bibliography & articles on him by P Porter, A Stevenson, S Brown, N Roberts, G Pawling, P Hobsbaum, etc. Poems by C Hope, T Hughes, J Silkin, etc.) £12.00
THE HERMAPHRODITE ALBUM . Written with Penelope SHUTTLE.
Fuller D'Arch Smith. 1973. Original stiff wraps. £16.00

M E RHODES.
POLE STAR & Other Poems
. (1946) Hutchinson . Dw. (War poems) £12.00
HIGH DIVE & Other Poems . 1968. Linden Press. Dw. £8.00

Edgell RICKWORD.
FIFTY POEMS.
1970. Enitharmon Press. Dw. Introduced by R Fuller.
Edition limited to 350 numbered copies, signed by the author. £24.00

Michael ROBERTS.
POEMS.
1936. J Cape . Name on front end paper. Poet's second book of poetry. £12.00
ORION MARCHES.
1939. Faber. Dw. £16.00 
THE ESTATE OF MAN. 1951. Dw spine dust stained & chipped.
Loosely inserted is a letter from BBC to Herbert Read enquiring if he would like
the book as a pretext for for a Third Programme talk on the author.
Pencilled notes by Read on verso of letter. £16.00
A PORTRAIT OF MICHAEL ROBERTS. 1949. Original wraps. Introduced by T S Eliot. Ed T W Eason & R Hamilton. Name on half title page otherwise very good.
800 copies printed. Illustrated. £16.00

Alan ROOK.
THESE ARE MY COMRADES
. 1943. Routledge. Name on fep. £10.00
WE WHO ARE FORTUNATE . 1945. Routledge. Dw slightly frayed. £16.00

Alan ROSS.
POEMS (1942 - 1967).
1967. Eyre & Spottiswood.
Ralph Abercrombie's name on front end page. £15.00
A CALCUTTA GRANDMOTHER. 1971. Poem of the Month.
Single sheet poem, signed by the poet. £15.00
THE TAJ EXPRESS. 1973. Dw. London Magazine Editions. £8.00
DEATH VALLEY AND OTHER POEMS IN AMERICA. 1980. London Magazine Editions. Original stiff wraps. £6.00

W W ROBSON.
THE SIGNS AMONG US.
1967. Single page proof copy in orig wraps. £10.00
THE SIGNS AMONG US & OTHER POEMS. 1968. Dw. £8.00

A L ROWSE.
POEMS OF A DECADE 1931-1941.
1941. Faber.
Dw internally strengthened, slightly stained & chipped. £10.00
POEMS OF CORNWALL & AMERICA. 1967. Faber. Dw.
Inscriptiontion on front end paper. Occasional small marginal line annotation. £8.00
STRANGE ENCOUNTER.
1972. J Cape. Dw. Poets preface discussing
"the relation of my poetry to the history I usually write…"£20.00
POEMS OF DELIVERANCE. 1946. Faber. Red boards, gilt. £5.00 TRANSATLANTIC. 1989. Tabb House. Later Poems. Original wraps. £8.00
POEMS PARTLY AMERICAN. 1959. Faber. Green cloth, gilt; spine sunned. £6.00
NINE AMERICAN POEMS
in THE POETRY REVIEW. 1966. Autumn.
Rowse has inscribed this copy "All good luck for 1967 and expecting proofs now
soon. ALR.” Other contributors include C Middleton, G Barker, T Blackburn,
J Clemo, T Hughes, P Levi-Sassoon at Eighty; J Heath-Stubbs on G Bantock. £15.00

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