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‘A Lifted Study-Storehouse’ The Brynmor Jones Library 1929-1979, updated to 1985 with an appreciation of Philip Larkin as Librarian by Maeve Brennan

By: LARKIN, Philip and BRENNAN, Maeve

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hull: Hull University Press, 1987.,


8vo. pp. 50; illustrations. Wrappers, Fine. Originally published in 1979, this is the 2nd edition. View more info

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A Season in Hell. Done into English with an Introduction by George Frederic Lees.

By: RIMBAUD, Arthur

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Paris: The Palais-royal Book Shop, [1932],


1st English Translation of this prose poem. Original cloth a little spotted otherwise Very Good. Number 496 of 600 numbered copies. View more info

Andrew Marvell 1621 - 1678: Tercentenary Tributes, edited by Wm. H. Bagguley.

By: ELIOT, T.H. contributes

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1922.,


Very Good in very slightly rubbed and chipped dust wrapper. Other contributors include Augustine Birrell, Cyril Falls, Edmund Gosse, and H.J. Massingham. 15 page essay by Eliot. Modern First Editions View more info

Cecil Collins The Visions of the Fool and other writings.

By: KEEBLE Brian - editor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Golgonooza Press, 2002.,


Signed by the editor. Small 4to. pp. 239. Illustrations. Fine, in dust jacket. art View more info

Correspondence With Bernard and Charlotte Shaw 1922 - 1926. Edited by Jeremy and Nicole Wilson.

By: LAWRENCE, T.E.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Fordingbridge: Castle Hill Press, 2000.,


Large 8vo. pp. xx, 227; illustrations. The first volume of this edition, this being one of the 45 copies bound in quarter goatskin and enclosed in a card slipcase, top edge gilt. Fine. View more info

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Guida a The Rake's Progress (Carriera d'un Libretto).

By: AUDEN. W.H.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Venice: Arti Grafiche, [1951],


8vo. pp. 39, [4], 8 plates. Loose in the original printed wrappers with chipped dust wrapper. Issued to commemorate the 1st world performance 11th September, 1951. Dated "Venezia 11. Sett. 51" and signed by the major collaborators of the work: W.H. Auden [librettist], Igor Stravinsky [composer], Carl Ebert [producer], Chester Kallman [librettist and translator] and Ferdinando Ballo [Director of the XIV Venice Festival of Contemporary Music at which the opera ... View more info

Larkin At Work; a Study of Larkin’s Mode of Composition as Seen in His Workbooks.

By: TOLLEY, A.T.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: University of Hull Press, 1997.,


Hardback. 220 x 155 mm. 198 pages. Only a few copies were produced in hardback. Analyses of texts reproduced from transcriptions of his workbooks. View more info

Larkin At Work; a Study of Larkin’s Mode of Composition as Seen in His Workbooks.

By: TOLLEY, A.T.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: University of Hull Press, 1997.,


Paperback. 210 x 150 mm. 198 pages. Analyses of texts reproduced from transcriptions of his workbooks. philip larkin poetry criticism View more info

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Letters From Percy Bysshe Shelley to J.H. Leigh Hunt. Edited by Thomas J. Wise.

By: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, 1894.,


2 volumes. pp. ix, [1], 74, [colophon of The Ashley Library]; vii, 69, [blank], [colophon of The Ashley Library]. Original cloth, bevelled boards, spine gilt. Gilt a little dull otherwise a Fine set. Only thirty copies were printed. This copy is inscribed by the editor on the half title of volume one "To Henry Norman With kindest regards from Thos. J. Wise 7/iv/95." View more info

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Man As He Is; a Novel.

By: [BAGE, Robert]

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Printed for William Lane at the Minerva Press, 1792.,


4 Volumes. 1st Edition. 8vo in 12s. pp. vii, [1], 288: 243, [1, advert leaf]: 275, [1, advert leaf]: 272. All half titles present. Contemporary speckled calf, the central leaves of one gathering in volume 3 are a little loose. Calf a little rubbed but a fine set of the 4 volume first edition, subsequently re-issued in 3 volumes. View more info

My Dearest Love. Letters of William and Mary Wordswsorth 1810. Edited in facsimile by Beth Darlington, with a foreword by Jonathan Wordsworth.

By: WORDSWORTH, William and Mary

Price: £70.00

Publisher: The Trustees of Dove Cottage, 1981.,


Small folio. Morocco backed patterened paper boards. Near Fine in slipcase. One of 300 copies, this one un-numbered. private press limited edition literature View more info

My Dearest Love. Letters of William and Mary Wordswsorth 1810. Edited in facsimile by Beth Darlington, with a foreword by Jonathan Wordsworth.

By: WORDSWORTH, William and Mary

Price: £150.00

Publisher: The Trustees of Dove Cottage, 1981.,


Small folio. Full vellum in vellum backed solander. One of the special copies limited to 35 copies, although this one un-numbered and unsigned. private press limited edition literature View more info

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November Boughs.

By: WHITMAN, Walt

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888.,


1st Edition in maroon cloth. Spine dull and very slight traces of wear at the head of the spine and one small discoloured spot on the front cover. Very Good. With a very attractive bookplate for Fred Brown, designed by the well-known artist Charles Robinson. This bookplate is dated Jan ‘97 and is a typical Robinson creation similar to his book illustration. View more info

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Owindia: a True Tale of the MacKenzie River Indians. North-West America.

By: [BOMPAS, Charlotte Selina]

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton and Co., [1886],


Small square 8vo. pp. 60; frontispiece. Original white cloth a little soiled. Very Good. An intriguing copy with a manuscript ps. covering the two rear blanks outlining the fate of the child, Owindia, after being brought to England by her adoptive white family. Hers was a tragic tale. Her father, Michael the Indian, a hater of white men and hot-headed, killed his wife and abandoned his children. His youngest, Owindia, was found by passing travelers and eventually adopt... View more info

Peckover; The Abbotscourt Papers 1904 - 1931; illustrated by Reginald Savage.

By: ASHBEE, C.R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Printed at the Curwen Press and published by The Astolat Press, 1932.,


1st Edition, Large 4to. pp. xi, 268. Original vellum backed patterned boards. A little light fingering otherwise Very Good. There were 350 copies printed, this number 72 WITH A FINE PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR AND HIS WIFE "For Anne Barnicott with all good wishes from the Author C.R. Ashbee [and in another hand] & Janet Ashbee February 1934." View more info