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"OXFORD" POETS

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All first English Editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.

C H O SCAIFE.
TOWARDS CORINTH , O ENGLISHMAN.
1934. Cobden Sanderson. Poet's first Collection. £10.00
IN THE LEVANT. 1958. Beirut . Original wraps. Presentation Copy with long inscription from the poet. £16.00

Michael SCHMIDT.
ONE EYE MIRROR COLD. 1970. Sycamore Broadsheet 13. Folded sheet. £8.00
THE LOVE OF STRANGERS. 1989. Hutchinson . Original stiff wraps. £5.00
LIVES OF THE POETS. 1998. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Discusses poets including S Heaney, G Chaucer, W Caxton, J Skelton, Shakespear, W Scott, T Gray, W Blake, R Burns, T Hughes, E Jennings , D Thomas, W S Graham, S Smith, C H Sisson, S Plath, G Snyder, I Crichton Smith, etc. Original pictorial stiff wraps in very good condition.
Together with a friendly TLS to Robert Nye, dated 11/12/1998, thanking him for pointing out errors in his Liives Of The Poets and describing his own " curious state". £16.00

Ian SERRAILLIER.
THOMAS & THE SPARROW.
1946. O.U.P. Dw. Slight foxing on prelims. Illustrated by Severin. £6.00
ROBIN & HIS MERRY MEN. 1969. O.U.P. Proof copy in original wraps. Illustrated by very G Ambrus. £8.00

Roger SHARROCK.
SONGS AND COMMENTS.
1945. Fortune Press. Covers unevenly faded
. £8.00

P B & E SHELLEY.
ORIGINAL POETRY
by VICTOR & CAZIRE. 1898. J Lane.
Introduced by Richard Garnett. Spine frayed & torn otherwise very good. £80.00
P B SHELLEY.
ADONAIS.
1900. Essex House Press. " Under the care of C R Ashbee by whom also is the drawing of the grave of John Keats in the protestant cemetery at Rome ."
50 numbered copies only. Full vellum covers with decorated upper case and gilt lettered spine. Hand coloured frontis and enlarged initial letters. Original protective tissues between all pages. Scarce. £750.00
ADONAIS. 1904. Methuen . Facsimile from the Edition of 1821.
Covers slightly soiled with slight foxing. £16.00
POEMS. 1973. Folio Society. A selection of poems taken from the established
text introduced by R Church. Wood engravings by John Buckland-Wright. £16.00
SELECTED POETRY, PROSE AND LETTERS. 1951. Dw frayed. Nonesuch Press.
Edited by A S B Glover. Contents very good. 1142 pp. £30.00
A CHOICE OF SHELLEY'S VERSE.
1971. Faber. Selected & Introduced by S Spender. Dw designed by Peter Branfield. £8.00
A CHOICE OF SHELLEY'S VERSE. 1971. Fabe . Selected & Introduced by S Spender. Original stiff wraps. £10.00
SHELLEY by A A JACK. 1904. Constable. Name on front end paper. £6.00
SHELLEY by Francis THOMPSON. 1909. Burns & Oates. Introduced by George Wyndham, with notes by Wilfred Meynell. Special large paper edition. Original vellum binding. Gilt cover & spine. Top edge gilt. Covers unevenly sunned / darkened, but otherwise a very good copy with the title page in red & black. £45.00
SHELLEY
by Francis THOMPSON. 1909. Burns & Oates. Covers a bit marked and sunned but internally a very good copy. £5.00

Bernard SPENCER.
COLLECTED POEMS.
1965. Alan Ross. Dw.
Definitive Edition of his Poems, containing many previously unpublished. £16.00

Richard SPENDER.
LAUGHING BLOOD.
1942. Sidgwick & Jackson.
Original wraps. Dw. No Hardback edition issued. Poet's 1 st book. £16.00
PARACHUTE BATTALION. 1943. Sidgwick & Jackson. Last Poems from England
& Tunisia . Original wraps in dw there being no hard-bound issues. £16.00
COLLECTED POEMS. 1944. Sidgwick & Jackson. Dw very slightly frayed.
Slight foxing of prelims. Contains 9 first book form poems. £15.00

Stephen SPENDER.
POEMS. 1933. Faber. Dw clipped, frayed & with closed tear along spine. S light foxing of end papers. Covers very slightly marked otherwise a very good copy of the Poet's first major Collection. £65.00
POEMS. 1934. Faber. Dw torn at head of spine, additional cellophane wrap.
2nd edn revised & enlarged with 9 additional poems. £35.00
POEMS. 1934. Random House. NY. Contains all the poems included in
1st & 2nd English editions. Spender's first book published in the USA . £10.00
VIENNA .
1934. Faber. Extremely good in dw with a negligible chip at head of spine. Author's uncommon second commercially published book. £40.00
TRIAL OF A JUDGE. 1938. Faber. Dw dust soiled & slightly chipped.
Pencilled name on front end paper. £16.00
THE STILL CENTRE. 1939. Faber. Dw. £35.00
SELECTED POEMS. 1940. Faber. Dw reinforced at corners otherwise complete. £16.00
RUINS & VISIONS.
1942. Faber. Dw frayed. £20.00
SPIRITUAL EXERCISES . Privately Printed at the Curwen Press as a Greeting for Christmas & the New Year 1944 for the friends of Stephen & Natasha Spender.
This copy is unnumbered but signed by the Poet. Original patterned wraps. £120.00
POEMS OF DEDICATION. (1947) Random House. NY. Illustrated. £6.00
POEMS OF DEDICATION. 1947. Faber. Dw a little torn & frayed. £16.00
THE EDGE OF BEING. 1949. Faber. Dw. Very slight foxing of prelims. Name on front end paper. £12.00
SHELLEY,
1952. Longmans, Green & Co. Original wraps. £5.00
SIRMIONE PENINSULA. 1954. Faber. Ariel Poem in original envelope container. llustrated by Lynton Lamb. Original wraps. Mint condition. £10.00
THE MAKING OF A POEM.
Hamish Hamilton. 1955. Dw. £16.00
SELECTED POEMS. 1964. Random House.N Y. Original wraps.
Inscribed Presentation Copy from the Author & his wife . "To Moore.Xmas 1964." £35.00
RECENT POEMS. 1978. Original wraps. Edition limited to 400 numbered copies,
signed by the author. Available only to Anvil Press subscribers. £30.00
ART STUDENT 1970. 1970. Poem of the Month. Single sheet poem signed by the Poet. £30.00
THE GENEROUS DAYS. 1969. D R Godine, Boston USA .
Edition limited to 250 numbered copies., this one of 50 copies, handbound & signed by the Poet for Raymond Mortimer, “in friendship & with gartitude…” £165.00
THE GENEROUS DAYS. 1969. D R Godine, Boston USA . Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. £16.00
DOLPHINS. 1994. Faber. Dw. £20.00
WORLD WITHIN WORLD. 1994. St Martins Press, NY. 1st American edition
with a new introduction by Spender. Near fine in original stiff wraps. £5.00

E J SCOVELL.
SHADOWS OF CHRYSANTHEMUMS. 1944. Routledge.
Author's first book of Poems. Dw a little frayed. £12.00
MIDSUMMER MEADOW & Other Poems. 1946. Routledge. Dw. £10.00
THE RIVER STEAMER & Other Poems. 1956. Cresset Press. Dw very slightly frayed on top of spine. £12.00
THE SPACE BETWEEN. 1982. Secker & Warburg. Dw. £10.00
LISTENING TO COLLARED DOVES. 1986. Mandeville. 250 only printed.
Publisher's slip loosely inserted. £20.00
COLLECTED POEMS.
1988. Carcanet. Dw. £12.00
SELECTED POEMS. 1991. Carcanet. Original stiff wraps. £6.00

Jon STALLWORTHY.
THE ALMOND TREE.
1967. Turret Books.
Edition limited to 150 numbered copies, this being one of 50 numbered & signed by the Author.
Original wraps. £25.00
THE ALMOND TREE. 1967. Turret Books. Edition limited to 150 copies. Original wraps. £16.00
A DINNER OF HERBS. 1971. Rougemont. Short biographical & bibliographical notes on the poet as well as his introductory note prefacing the facsimile working notes, corrections on the typescript & the final holograph fair copy of the 9 verse poem. An attractive production in original wraps, limited to an edition of 300 numbered copies, this being one of the first hundred signed by the poet. £30.00
TLS TO JOHN HEATH-STUBBS dated 21/4/1965. on O.U.P. headed paper returning proofs & corrected pages (not present) of the latter's Selected Poems. £6.00
A FAMILIAR TREE. 1978. Chatto & Windus. Illustrated by David Gentleman. Original stiff wraps. £6.00

Anne STEVENSON.
CLIFF WALK.
nd. Keepsake Poem. Edition limited to 180 copies of which this is signed by both author & artist. Illustrated by A Newham. £35.00
THE FICTION MAKERS. 1985. O U P. Original stiff wraps. £8.00

Q STEVENSON.
THE SUCCESSION.
1957. O.U.P. Dw slightly frayed. Introduced by E Sitwell who writes on the wrap around "most gifted poet since Dylan Thomas". £8.00

Desmond STEWART.
THE BESIEGED CITY
(1945) Fortune Press. Unopened. £16.00

Margaret STANLEY-WRENCH.
A TALE FOR THE FALL OF THE YEAR.
1959. Linden Press. Author's second Collection. £12.00
TWO TLS TO JOHN SMITH the Editor of The Poetry Review congratulating him on the effect of his new editorship & submitting poems together with the original typescripts of 3 of the poems. 1962. £8.00

L A G STRONG.
NORTHERN LIGHT.
1930. Gollancz. Dw. Edition limited to 275 numbered copies, signed by Strong. Top edges gilt. Slight foxing of end papers. £22.00

A C SWINBURNE.
POEMS AND BALLADS.
1906. Chatto & Windus. Teg. New Impression.
Half vellum with gilt decorated spine. Marbled end papers. £20.00
POSTHUMOUS POEMS. 1917. Heineman. Introduced & Edited by E Gosse
& T J J Wise. Edges of covers rubbed & top of spine split-contents very good. £8.00
LAUS VENERIS. 1948. Golden Cockerel Press.
Edition limited to 750 numbered copies. Engravings by J Buckland-Wright. £75.00
THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE. 1918. Heinemann. Preface by Edmund Gosse.
Poems of Childhood with coloured plates & black/white illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
Light bubbling of cloth otherwise a very good copy. £95.00
POEMS. nd. Augustan Book of Poetry. Bookshop stamp on front wraps. £5.00
A SELECTION OF POEMS.
1948. Grey Walls Press. Dw. Intro by H Treece. £6.00
THE LETTERS OF ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE. 1918. Heineman.
Volume 1. Edited by E Gosse & T J Wise. Edges a little bumped otherwise a very good copy. £10.00
THE SWINBURNE LETTERS. 1959. Yale University Press. Volumes 1 & 2.
1854-1875. Edited by C Y Lang. Illustrated. £24.00
A YEAR'S LETTERS. 1974. New York University Press. Dw. Illustrated.
Introduced & edited by F J Syphe. This publication "replicates, as closely as possible, the Victorian bookmaking standard". £16.00
SWINBURNE. 1974. Routledge, Kegan & Paul.
The Portrait of a Poet by Philip HENDERSON. Dw frayed. Illustrated. £6.00

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