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lakeland poets collection

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01916

ISBN: 0297831216

Condition: Very Good


A collection of lakeland poets. The book is in very good condition. View more info

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Reporters Phrase Book

By: Aiyar,b.a.k.s

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Pitman: 0

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 01394

Condition: Very Good


This little book is pitman shorthand is printed on wartime economy paper. View more info

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Poems on the Underground

By: Benson, Gerard; Chernaik, Judith; Herbert, Cicely

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated: 1992

Sellers ID: 03313

ISBN: 0304342521

Condition: Very Good


This book is a collection of poetry that appears on the London Underground. There is a Christmas dedication on the F.F.P A tight clean copy. View more info

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John Betjeman: New Fame, New Love

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03773

ISBN: 0719550025

Condition: Fine


This book is the centrepiece of Bevis Hillier's sparkling trilogy, one of the most entertaining of biographies . Betjeman's loves and longings are described, as well as the beginning of his close and enduring friendship with Lady Elizabeth Cavendish. The d/w has rippling to the top edge front and back and light wear to the top front corner. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Like Something Flying Backwards: New and Selected Poems

By: C.D. Wright

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloodaxe Books Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04482

ISBN: 1852247622

Condition: Very Good


' Like Something Flying Backwards ' is the first UK edition of her work, and presents a wide range of her lyrics, narratives, prose poems and odes. there is fading down one side of the spine. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford Book of English Verse

By: Christopher Ricks

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: 7th Reprint

Sellers ID: 04348

ISBN: 0192141821

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a treasure - house of over seven centuries of English poetry. This completely fresh selection brings in new poems and poets from all ages, and extends the range by another half-century, to include many twentieth -century figures not featured before - among them Philip Larkin and Samuel Beckett, Thom Gunn and Elaine Feinstein - right up to Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney. There is light wear to the corners of the d/w. View more info

Writing for Antiquity

By: Daniel Glynn.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1992

Sellers ID: 00279

ISBN: 0500015325

Condition: Very Good


Writing for Antiquity presents Glynn Daniel essays and shows what an eclectic interest he had as editor of Antiquity magazine .This is a hardback book in V/G condition the D/W does have a very slight nick to the bottom of the spine and a very small tear to the bottom corner, but is otherwise V/G. View more info

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Twenty - Five Poems

By: Dylan Thomas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03691

Condition: Good


' A new poet has arisen who shows every promise of greatness. His work is on a huge scale both in theme and structurally and the form of many of the poems is superb,... Here alone among the poets of the younger generation is one who could produce sonnets worthy of our great heritage.' - Edith Sitwell. 1936. The boards shows light wear and there is an inscription and a small tear on the front end paper. The D/W which is covered in plastic shows signs of discolouration and has wear to the head of the spine and corners. It is still a tight copy. View more info

A History of Reading

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 2005

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01389

Condition: Very Good


Ahistory of reading . View more info

A History of Writing

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 0

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01390

Condition: Very Good


A history of writing. View more info

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The Welsh Language and Social Domain( A Social History of the Welsh Language)

By: Geraint H. Jenkins

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03990

ISBN: 0708316042

Condition: Very Good


The series ' A social History of the Welsh Language', the fruits of the second major research project of the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies of the University of Wales, will interest and intrigue the general public as well as specialists in the field and help readers to familiarize themselves with the history of a language which, over the centuries, has been an integral part of everyday life of the Welsh people and of their nationhood. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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John Keats; Poems Vol III Postumous Poems 1819-1820

By: H. Buxton Forman ( Editor )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Gowars & Gray: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04090

Condition: Good


This volume three in a series of five volumes. The text block is speckled to the edges and are uncut on the its top edge.Ther is also light wear to the rear panel.The end -papers and paste-downs are age stained. View more info

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An Explosion of Limericks

By: Holland, Vyvyan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03373

Condition: Good


This cheerful volume, with its wealth of misleading information, is guaranteed to elicit every kind of appreciative merriment from the horse-laugh to the superior smile of a subtle point well taken. The text block is lightly marked as is the ffep's there is also a gift dedication in ink . The D/W is worn and torn and is also price-clipped. A good tight copy. View more info

The Story of the Gadsbys

By: Kipling Rudyard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frome Somerset, The R.S. Surtees Society: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 01729

ISBN: 0948560045

Condition: Very Good


a reprint containing plays. View more info

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The Folio Book of Humorous Verse

By: Leeson, Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03317

Condition: Very Good


This book, full of humorous poetry ,verse and limericks and with its brightly coloured pictorial covers should make you smile or even laugh. It comes complete with a slipcase. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

The Poetical works of Longfellow

By: Longfellow

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, Fredrick warne: 1912

Sellers ID: 01838

Condition: Good


Book in a bright red cover with gold edges in v/g order with two dedications on end papers one dated 1912. View more info

Thousand and One Gems or English Poetry

By: Mackay ,Charles LLD

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 0

Sellers ID: 00684

Condition: Good


The hardcovers shows signs of wear on the corners and down the spine it has gilt edged pages which are tanned it and marbled endpapers na dpastedowns,it also has a dedication dated 1872. View more info

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Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth

By: Nigel Jones

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Head of Zeus: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04406

ISBN: 1781857032

Condition: Very Good


This revised edition of Nigel Jones's admired biography, including an account of a previously unknown affair, reveals a more conflicted and troubled individual than the gilded Adonis of English literary legend. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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From Oasis into Italy: War Poems and Diaries from Africa and Italy, 1940-1946

By: Salamander Oasis Trust

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Shepheard-Walwyn: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03396

ISBN: 0856830631

Condition: Very Good


From Oasis into Italy', the second collection, including diary material and sketches, extends the coverage from Egypt and Libya into Tunisia, Sicily and Italy, taking in contributions from the 1st Army campaign in North Africa and from units in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean. A clean and tight copy. View more info

Milton's Punctuation .

By: Treip Mindele

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00241

ISBN: 0416136508

Condition: Very Good


In Milton's Punctuation Dr Treip gives an account of the particular use which Milton made of Punctuation and examines the tradition in which he worked. This is a first edition hardback book in V/G condition has is the D/W. View more info