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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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Ode to the Countryside: Poems to Celebrate the British Landscape

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, National Trust: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03108

ISBN: 1905400950

Condition: Very Good


Explore Britain's green and pleasant land with this rich collection of poetry. Some of our best-loved poets muse on the simple joys of rural life. Beautifully illustrated by classic artists this celebration of Britain's pastures, sleepy villages and dramatic landscapes is one to treasure. A good, clean 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

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Anna of all the Russias: The Life of a Poet under Stalin

By: Elaine Feinstein

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04352

ISBN: 0297643096

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Elaine Feinstein tells the full story of Anna Akhmatova - one of the greatest poets of Russian literature, and one of the most fascinating figures of the twentieth century - making use of a wealth of new material, including memoirs, letters and journals, and interviews with akhmatova's surviving friends and family. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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A Murmur in the Trees

By: Emily Dickinson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02965

ISBN: 0821225006

Condition: Very Good


Emily Dickinson ( 1830- 1886) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is considered to be one of the greatest poets of American literature. She composed over seventeen hundred unique lyrics, dealing with religion, love, nature, death, and immortality, only seven of which were published during her lifetime Her verse noted for its aphoristic style, its wit, its delicate metrical variation, and its bold and startling imagery, has had great influence on twentieth - century ... 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

The clear shadow

By: Mary Casey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Rigby & Lewis Easter: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04430

ISBN: 1869887123

Condition: Very Good


During her life-time Mary Casey had been persuaded to publish only a handful of her poems, always in journals of limited circulation. On her death, in 1980 , she left behind a large body of work, from, which three sequences of poetry have been selected. This is no 131 of a limited no of 250 which was the first print run. There is a dedication on the front end paper which says " for Elspeth Huxley from Gerard Casey ". A good , clean and tight copy. View more info