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Remembrance of Crimes Past. Poems 1986-1989.
London: Hutchinson, (1990). First edition.
Card covers, pp. 56. Signed by Abse. Near fine.
$20.00 Book Number: 14031 Order / Enquire
Jaguar of Sweet Laughter.
New York: Random House, 1991. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition.
New and Selected Poems. Wrappers, one page corner creased, the American price on cover has been crossed out and the Canadian price penned-in, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 598 Order / Enquire
The Skin Spinners. Poems.
New York: The Viking Press, (1976). First American edition.
Tiny snag in edge of one page, slight fading to covers, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket, with a bit of edge-wear at the head and foot of the slightly faded spine
$22.00 Book Number: 3634 Order / Enquire
New Legends. Poems.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1929. First Regular edition.
8vo., black cloth. Very good in a defective dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 8673 Order / Enquire
The Beneficiary, and Other Poems. .
Iowa City: The Prairie Press, (1967). First edition.
6" x 9 1/4", red cloth boards backed in slate grey cloth by the Prairie Press, pp. 46. Garamond type, hand set; title page printed in red, green, and black; 540 copies on Warren's Olde Style. With the author's signed presentation inscription to actress Deirdre Hurst du Prey and her husband, dated 1968. du Prey was an important student of Russian actor and drama teacher Michael Chekov, and edited some of his books for publication. Near fine in dust jacket with some over all toning. Nice copy. Cheever 155
$40.00 Book Number: 11414 Order / Enquire
The Vicar of Morewenstow. Being a Life of Robert Stephen Hawker, MA.
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., (1949). Twelfth edition.
Octavo, red cloth, pp. vii, 247. Robert Stephen Hawker, famous West-country parson, antiquary and poet. Light foxing to page edges, else near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 14403 Order / Enquire
The True Confession of George Barker.
London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1965. First complete edition.
Review copy with the publisher's dated slip laid in. Faint foxing, boards a bit bowed, else very good in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket, with light soiling and wear.
$25.00 Book Number: 3395 Order / Enquire
BAXTER James K.
Pig Island Letters.
London: Oxford University Press, 1966. First edition.
22 cm x 14.7 cm, blue cloth, pp. 51, (5). Publisher's copy with: "Ex Libris Oxford University Press Canadian Branch" rubber-stamped on front free endaper. Other pencil notations, presumably by the publisher, on the endpaper, and some messier ink notations at the bottom of the front flap of the dust jacket. Apart from these notations, the book is near fine in a price-clipped jacket.
$45.00 Book Number: 20236 Order / Enquire
Visions of Dame Kind.
(Winston-Salem): The Jargon Society, (1995). First trade edition, cloth issue.
7 1/4" x 6 1/4", tan cloth, pp. 66. Jargon 113. Briefly inscribed by Beam. Poetry with garden themes. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13436 Order / Enquire
Beaumont, C.W.; Sadler, M.T.H. Editors.
New Paths. Verse - Prose - Pictures 1917-1918.
London: C.W. Beaumont, (May 1918). First edition.
Small quarto, tan boards with spine label, pp. 164, + unpaginated section of publisher's announcements; decorations by Anne Estelle Rice. Includes two poems by Aldous Huxley and other poems by W.H. Davies, Walter De La Mare, John Drinkwater, D.H. Lawrence, The Sitwells and others. Reproduces art by H. Gaudier Brzeska, Nina Hamnett, John Nash, Paul Nash, C.R.W. Nevinson, Walter Sickert, Augustus John and their like. Scattered foxing, a few pages opened carelessly with resultant edge tears and chips, small tear at head of spine, boards marked, else about very good.
$60.00 Book Number: 13941 Order / Enquire
In Praise of Churches.
London: John Murray, (1996). First edition.
Small quarto, dark blue boards, pp. 138; with attractive illustrations in colour by Paul Hogarth. Previous owner's name and place on endpapers, as well as numerous related clippings that have been pasted in [front endpapers only], else very good in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13237 Order / Enquire
The Illustrated Poems of John Betjeman.
London: John Murray, (1995). First edition.
Small quarto, deep green boards, pp. ; with attractive illustrations in colour by David Gentleman. Previous owner's name and clipped review of book taped to front free endpaper, else very good in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13242 Order / Enquire
BIDART, Frank & David Gewanter, Editors. Lowell, Robert.,
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2003). First edition.
Octavo, grey boards backed in black cloth, pp. xvii, 1185; frontispiece portrait of Lowell, Inscribed by editor, poet Frank Bidard with an admiring inscription to one of Canada's most important writers. Fine in dust jacjket. Heavy book which will necessitate a request for extra shipping outside of Canada.
$300.00 Book Number: 20149 Order / Enquire
Miracle of Flesh. New Poems.
Francestown: The Golden Quill Press, (1960). First edition.
8vo., green fabricoid boards, backed in dark blue cloth, pp. 55. Previous owner's name on endpaper, top page edge is moderately foxed, else near fine in a very good dust jacket, with some dark dust soiling.
$15.00 Book Number: 8912 Order / Enquire
Keats's Publisher. A Memoir of John Taylor (1781-1864).
London: Jonathan Cape, (1936). "Duplicate Proof for Retention".
Pale blue-green wrappers, 19.7 cm x 14.1 cm, pp. 245. This proof was bound without the contents leaf, the list of illustrations, the illustrations, the printed dedication, and the index that were used in the published version of this book. The preface shows textual differences to the published book. Tiny chip at base of spine, else very good. A most uncommon proof.
$500.00 Book Number: 7569 Order / Enquire