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LITERARY PERIODICALS

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"OXFORD" POETS

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

TATE, Allen.
POEMS.1920-1945.
1947. Eyre & Spottiswode. Dw frayed on the spine otherwise a very good copy containing one war poem. £8.00
THE SWIMMERS AND OTHER SELECTED POEMS. 1970. O.U.P. Dw. £12.00

TOLKIEN, J R R.
SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT.SIR ORFEO.
1975.
Allen & Unwin. Previously unpublished translations of medieval poems.
Near fine in like dw. £30.00

TREVELYAN, G E.
JULIA, DAUGHTER OF CLAUDIUS.
1927. Privately Printed. Original wraps. Presentation copy signed by the author.
Newdigate Prize Poem 1927. £50.00

VINES, Sherard.
TRIFORIUM.
1928. Cobden Sanderson. Dw dusty. £20.00

WAIN, John.
A WORD CARVED ON A SILL.
1956. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Author's first substantial verse collection preceeded only by a university published pamphlet. Dw reinforced but complete without chips or tears. Signed by the author on the front end paper. £35.00
A WORD CARVED ON A SILL. 1956. Routledge & Kegan Paul. Dw.
ACS rearranging a meeting loosely inserted. £30.00
WEEP BEFORE GOD . 1961. Macmillan. Dw. Name on front end paper. £12.00
WILDTRACK . 1965. Macmillan. Uncorrected Proof copy in original wraps. £6.00
WILDTRACK. 1965. Macmillan. Dw. £10.00
LETTERS TO FIVE ARTISTS. 1969. Macmillan. Uncorrected Proof copy. £8.00
LETTERS TO FIVE ARTISTS. 1969. Macmillan. Dw. £8.00
LETTERS TO FIVE ARTISTS. 1969. Macmillan. Original stiff wraps. 1st thus. £6.00
THE SHAPE OF FENG . 1972. Covent Garden Poetry. Edition limited to 600 copies. Original wraps. Glassine dw. A sequence of poems set in the early Middle Ages. Illustrated by John Kerr. £8.00
FENG. 1975. Macmillan. Dw. This final version of the poem sequence contains
17 poems as opposed to an earler version of 7 poems published in 1972. £8.00
FENG. 1975. Macmillan. Uncorrected Proof copy. The final version. £8.00
THE SEAFARER. 1980. Greville Press. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies, numbered, signed & translated from the Anglo-Saxon by John Wain. Illustrated by Brenda Stones. £30.00
MID-WEEK PERIOD RETURN. HOME THOUGHTS OF A NATIVE. 1982.
Celandine Press. Edition limited to 175 numbered copies, this one of 85
quarter-bound signed by both author & illustrator- Arthur Keene.
The long poem dedicated "Thinking of John Betjeman" makes many references
to the poet - as well as other literary figures - and ends "This poem is for JB."
A fine production with publicity pamphlet laid in. £85.00
ESSAYS ON LITERATURE AND IDEAS. 1963. Macmillan. Dw.
Essays on Eliot, E Wilson , Connolly, Betjeman, Orwell etc.. £12.00
PROFESSING POETRY. 1977. Macmillan. Dw. Lectures delivered at Oxford
where Wain was Professor of Poetry. Includes lectures on Auden, Emily Dickinson, alternative poetry etc. £8.00
OPEN COUNTRY. 1987. Hutchinson . Poems. Original stiff wraps in very good condition. Foreword by Poet. £8.00

WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris.
THE AMOROUS CANNIBAL.
1985. O.U.P.
Original stiff wraps in excellent condition. £5.00
I'M DEADLY SERIOUS. 1988. O U P. Original stiff wraps. £10.00
FOR CRYING OUT LOUD. 1990. O U P. Original stiff wraps. £5.00
RUNGS OF TIME. 1993. O U P. Near fine in original stiff wraps. £5.00

WALLER, John.
THE MERRY GHOSTS.
1946. Poetry London . Name on title page. End papers slightly marked. £6.00
THE KISS OF THE STARS. 1948. Heinemann. Dust wrapper slightly frayed and foxed. Slight foxing to prelims and fore edge not affecting margins. Presentation copy for William Kean Seymour inscribed by the poet. £20.00
BOLERO. A Magazine of Poetry edited at Oxford by John WALLER .
Summer 1936. No.1 . Poems by Editor, J Short, J Stead, C Dyment, N Nicholson,
A Murray, N Bradshaw , S A Mason, M Stanley-Wrench, M E Rhodes, P Vieteck
& H Thomson with articles by P Barton & H Howarth & the Editor. £15.00

WAGNER, Geoffrey.
THE PERIOD OF MAMMON.
1961. Scorpion Press. Dw.
Poems Sacred & Profane. £8.00

 

WARNER, Francis.
POETRY OF FRANCIS WARNER.
1970. Pilgrim Press.USA.
Dw. Signed & dedicated on the title page by the poet to Peter Rutherford,
"for creating the part of Chalone in Killing Time….” £12.00
EARLY POEMS. 1964. Fortune Press.
1st edition of the Poet's second book, in very good condition. £5.00
METRICAL OBSERVATION. 1980. Carcanet. Neat crossing out on front end
paper otherwise very good in original stiff wraps. £5.00
COLLECTED POEMS 1960-1984. 1985. Colin Smythe. £6.00
SELECTED POEMS . 1988. Carcanet. Orig stiff wraps. Poet's obituary laid in. £5.00

WHISTLER, Laurence.
OHO !
1946. John Lane . Full page drawings.
Very good copy in slightly frayed dw. Illustrated by R Whistler. £35.00
AHA! J Murray . 1978. Dw. Illustrated by R Whistler. £8.00

WHITE, Eric W.
STRAVINSKY'S SACRIFICE TO APOLLO.
1930. Hogarth Press. Name on front end paper. Original cloth very slightly marked. £24.00

WILDE, Oscar.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF OSCAR WILDE.
1908. Mosher. USA . Including Poems in Prose with Notes, Bibliographical Introduction, Index & facsimiles of title-pages. Backstrip missing. Name label on front end paper. Illustrated. One of 750 copies printed on Hand-made Van Gelder Paper. £95.00
EXTRACTS FROM THE POEMS OF OSCAR WILDE. 1980. Sidgwick & Jackson. Dw. Introduced by M Gilmore. Illustrated by M Peake. £16.00

WILLIAMS, Hugo.
SOME SWEET DAY. 1975. O U P. Original wraps creased. . £30.00
LOVE-LIFE. 1979. Whizzard Press/A Deutsch. Original wraps.
Poet's fourth book of poems. Illustrated by Jessica Gwynne. £12.00
SELF-PORTRAIT WITH A SLIDE. 1990. O U P. Original stiff wraps.
No hard back edition published. £6.00
DOCK LEAVES. 1994. Faber. Original stiff wraps. £6.00
SOME R & B AND BLACK POP. 1998. Greville Press Pamphlets..
Original wraps. £20.00

WRIGHT, David.
MORAL STORIES.
1954. D Verschoyle. Dw.
Poet's second poetry Collection. . £12.00
MONOLOGUE OF A DEAF MAN. 1958. A Deutsch. Price-clipped dw. £10.00
ADAM AT EVENING. 1965. Hodder & Stoughton . Dw. Inscription on front end paper. £10.00
TO THE GODS THE SHADES. 1976. Carcanet. New & Collected poems. £8.00
METRICAL OBSERVATION. 1980. Carcanet.
Neat crossing out on front end paper otherwise very good in original stiff wraps. £6.00
SELECTED POEMS . 1988. Carcanet. Original stiff wraps.
No hardback issued. Poet's obituary laid in. £85.00

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