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21 Harte, Bret F. Harte That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous
London John Camden Hotten 1873 Paperback Decorative Good 10.25 x 16cm.approx 
141 pages + 20 pages publishers adverts. dated 1873. Binding fair/good, some rubbing, minor loss spine & owner name top, Contents Very Good, clean & tight, some wonderful illustrated adverts rear. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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22 Heinerich Heine The Works of Heinrich Heine. Vol. X . New Poems
London William Heinemann 1904 First Edition From Author
5 1/4" X 7 1/4" Approx. translated by Margaret Armour. Publishers Note states the late Charles Leland started in 1890 but did not live to translate the last 3 volumes .Thus this is 1st translation and why this is printed COPYRIGHT 1904 . 310 pages +7 intro +38 page Publishers book list at rear. In a fair/good Dark binding with impressed gilt letterig , embossed design to rear . contents fair and tight with a little browning ; Inscribed to front endpaper "WITH THE AUTHOR'S KIND REGARDS. FAIR LANDS NOV.13.'04 " 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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23 Hoole, John Hoole ( Translation of Original Italian of Torquato Tasso ) in 2 Volumes Jerusalem Delivered an Heroic Poem
London J. Johnson; Cuthel and Martin & Others, 1803 Hard Back 
over 680 pages; Vol 1. 288 pages + 60 page Life of Tasso,preface,ect to front + a Cornelia Knight illustration of Tasso.. Vol. 2. preface illustration + Title page + 287 + 48 page index. Condition Original leather covers split at spine but holding well to book on Vol 1, Vol 2 detached covers. .Contents Vol. 1, 1st endpaper has an old/original printed owners name of Mr.Reid, otherwise good .clean and tight with the exception of minor staining to end papers & 1st couple of pages. Vol.2 inside front small original label of I. Cawthorn, bookseller, publisher, binder & stationer. Otherwise good, clean and tight with the exception of minor staining to end papers & couple of pages. About the capture of Jerusalem during the first crusade, written in 1575 by Tasso (1544-1595, an Italian) who wrote it in 1575. Translated by Hoole (1727-1803). 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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24 Housman, A. E. A.E. Housman Collected Poems D34
Harmondsworth Penguin Harmondsworth 1956 1st Edition in This Form 11 x 18cm. Approx 
256 pages, part of The Penguin Poets series, paper covers fair very minor dirt, nick front top left corner, corner tip fold front/rear, . contents mostly very good clear & tight , just minor faults inc. slight fading of paper & owner signed to 1st endpage........ postage will be reduced to UK 2.....Europe 3 ....... all other inc. US 5 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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25 Hows, John A.+ Orig.poems By Alfred B, Street, Illustrated by Bobbett & Hooper Forest Pictures in the Adirondacks
New York James G. Gregory 540 Broadway 1865 First Edition A Hard Back 
First Edition. 6 3/4" x 9" Approx. 63 pages, 16 full page ills. very good throughout. original binding blue embossed boards with embossed decorative title & leaves to front and rear , decorative gilt title to spine. Contents very good & tight minor foxing to read end pages (plain pages), with gilt edges to pages (top/side/base) there are NO ink inscriptions/writing or bookplates or other additions 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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26 Ingoldsby, Thomas Netley Abbey Illustrated Ernest M. Jessop
London Eyre and Spottiswood 1889 First Edition 27 x 37cm. Approx Ernest M. Jessop 
Large/Folio size. Paper Covered Boards. with 17 full page colour plates + colour title page,+ endpapers. Pages loose as is common due to glue not lasting. Covers Fair rubbed and stained, corner fold, spine cloth good, bevelled edges. Contents fair, illustrations good , with some folding to edges, gift inscription Xmas 1894 to 1st loose endpaper, too big for scanner 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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27 James Reeves, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Arcadian Ballads
London Heinemann 1978 0 435 14772 2 / 9780435147723 1st Edition in This Form Good Edward Ardizzone 
7 3/4" x 11"approx. ,48pages ,NO INSCRIPTIONS, Dust Jacket good just tiny tear top, not price cliped, , Binding & Contents Mint, clean/tight/original as issued copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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28 Johnson, Samuel, Illustrated by Frontice By T. Stothard R.A. The Poetical Works of John Milton Vol1
London: John Sharpe, 1810 First Edition 
4 " x 6 1/4" Approx. First vol only. 337pages, written in his life and remarks by John Aitkin, Condition: leather binding , detatched front cover ( signes of tape at edge) binding 1/2 loose .1/2 missing ,Contents ,name of i owner W. Walters on contents page 1st 2 blank endpapers detatched , a tight copy with scattered light foxing. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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29 Khayym, Omar Khayym & Jami (Nuruddin Abdurrahman) ; translated/notes by Fitzgerald, Edward Fitzgerald. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami
London Bernard Quartich 1879 4th Edition Quarter -Leather Hard Back 13.5 x 18cm Approx A. Campbell Cross, H.A. Hogg, Henry G. Fangel, Alfred Jones, Henri Grousse & Others 
3+ Persian illustration fronispeice + full Title page, (with most of protective tissue paper loose between) +XV ( mostly the life of Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia ) +112 pages (that includes 8 pages of "Notes" in middle/before 12 pages of "Notice of Jami's Life" At rear is a 6 page "Meaning of the story" followed by the 5 page "Agenda" at the end. Original quarter leather & maroon buckram binding in Good condition, minor edge wear, and rubbing to leather spine, readable gilt embossed spine (see my scan showing front/spine). Contents mostly very good, clean & tight, No inscriptions, just some light foxing. mostly to 1st few pages front/rear. This being the 4th & last edition of Fitzgerald's translation published during Fitzgerald's life and with his final edit. A very good original copy without any restoration (and original dark grey end pages). 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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30 Kipling, Rudyard Collectanea
New York: M. F. Mannsfield, 1898 Limited Edition 
3 3/4" x 6 1/2" Approx. 32page ,this being one of the Limited edition of 500 copies of October 1898 (there being other Limited editions of 500 & 100 from same year). Condition , Binding is the Original yellow with impressed gilt title to front & spine condition good (as being such a light colour),,,,Contents apart from an Owners name and date(1917) on 1st endpaper.the contents are good & clean 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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31 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A Longfellow Treasury. ( The Miniature Series ) Longfellow's Poems
Edinburgh Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell. 1905 First Edition in This Form soft Suede Almost Mint Miniature 6.5 x 9cm Approx 
undated c1905., vii + 119 + page Miniature Series list. Looks Unread, Soft brown suede binding Very good with gild embossed spine " Longfellow's Poems" , Contents mint with gilt edges, no inscriptions etc. So tight, looks unread. reduced postage. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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32 Lover, Samuel. The Poetical Works of Samuel Lover. Luxery Binding
London George Routledge and Sons 1868 Red Line Poets Luxury Binding Edition Hard Back Good 13 x 19cm Approx 
506 pages +xxiv front + 14 publishers ads rear, Luxury Binding Very Good,.. gild edges good..contents Good & Tight all pages with red lines to all sides & red circle device to corners, text black. NO inscriptions. Undated, preface 5th edition by Lover, so 1868 or earlier. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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33 Lyall, Sir Alfred Verses written in India
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd 1893 Third Edition 10 x 16.5cm Approx 
138 + vi pages, Green Binding Good , minor corner rubbing, ,contents Very Good clean & tight, only small inscription to 1st endpage "B.K. Cunningham. d.d. J.E.H 1894" 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Common-Place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts. Printed from the original ms. at Brome Hall, Suffolk, Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith., Melton, Robert Melton, Kerrison & Smith owned by Lady Caroline Kerrison, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith
34 Melton, Robert Melton, Kerrison & Smith owned by Lady Caroline Kerrison, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith A Common-Place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts. Printed from the original ms. at Brome Hall, Suffolk, Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith.
Privately printed 1886 1st Hard Book Good Vellum 15 x 23cm Approx. Signed/dedicated by Lady Caroline Kerrison
"The Boke of Brome" page + 2 illustrated pages + half title page + title page + ii + 176 pages. Cream binding (faux vellum ) with red line around edge in fair/good condition, some dirt, stain, corner knock. Contents; good, rough cut pages, some very mild foxing, still with tissue paper between the 2 illustrated pages. Only inscription noticed, is to The Boke of Brome page "For Lucy Page Roberts from her aff------- ( affectionate?) friend. Caroline Kerrtson" . . Title page states "Printed from the original manuscript at Brome Hall, Suffolk, by Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith" so most institutions list this as the author was Lady Caroline Kerrison or by Lucy Toulmin Smith, both incorrect. From notes it is clear, the main a/cs part were written by Robert Melton of Stuston, who seems to have used a half written book of poems for his a/cs and many refer to Stuston &some to Scole , it is possible Robert Melton was working for the Cornwallis family who owned Stuston in the fifteenth century, & Brome Hall. It was much later the Kerrison family purchased Brome Hall, from the Cornwallis family. Lady Caroline Kerrison owned the original manuscript (her husband having died c1886) at the time of publication and asked Lucy Toulmin Smith to help to get it ready to publish it in full. As privately printed, possibly less than 100 were printed, and from a quick net check very few remain today and only found in institutions, none for sale. This being signed and dedicated from Lady Caroline Kerrison who though not the real author was the person who owned the original manuscript and was responsible for this tome being publishe 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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35 Merode, William de Merode (pseudonym of William Edward Keuning, 1887-1939) De Rozenhof Kwatrijnen
Amsterdam 1925 First Edition Hard Back Very Good 12.5 x 16cm.Approx 
159 pages, Decorative purple & gilt embossed design to front & spine. Front Very good, spine good with sunning. Contents good, tight copy, no inscriptions, most pages very clean, some with some foxing, mainly to front/rear pages, inside cover is the decorative Bookplate of J. Willemstyn below a man playing a grand piano on top of an aeroplane in the sky. Printed on last page is "Deze kwatrijnen werden geschreven van 16 Maart tot Oct. 1924" He is regarded as the most important Dutch Calvinist poet of his generation. Merode was sentenced to eight months in prison in 1924 and this was written in his cell . Dutch Text. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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36 Meynell, Alice 1847-1922 Prose and Poetry Centenary Volume
London Jonathan Cape 1947 First Edition 15 x 22.5cm Approx 
394 pages, Blue buckram Binding Very Good , . contents Very Good, no inscriptions 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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37 Montgomery, Robert Montgomery Satan, A Poem.
London printed for Samuel Maunder 1830 2nd Edition Full-Leather 12 x 19cm Approx 
389 pages, Full leather binding in good condition, minor damage rear cover. (see second scan). Contents very good clean & tight. Gilt edges to pages. Lacks endpaper at front. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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38 Morris, William Poems By the Way
London Longmans, Green & Co 1896 2nd Edition Buckram 14.5 x 19.5cm Approx 
196 pages + 6 front, Orig dark cloth Binding good. Contents good clean & tight, no inscriptions. good gilt title to front & faded to gilt titles on spine only. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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39 Motherwell, Mary Howitt, Blake, Milton, Tennyson, Dickens, Shelley, Milnes , Wordsworth and others. Wood-Side and Sea-Side ; Illustrated By Pen and Pencil.
New York D Appleton and Company 1869 First Edition in This Form Luxury Leather Hard Back Very Good 17 x 23cm. Approx Foster, Dalziel, Hows, Duncan, Durand, Weir, Harvey,Evans & Robert Murray Wrigh. 
96 pages, Beautifully binding of gilt embossed leather, same design front & rear in very good condition, except for mark from removed sticker?, minor edge wear, six section spine good with some minor rubbing. Contents very good, clean & tight, no foxing or major faults, just owner inscription to clear front end-page "Sally G? Swayne Toledo, Ohio" , and one page with stress from miss handling, most pages as new. Beautiful mottled endpages. Gilt edges. Contains 35 works of prose & poetry including Motherwell, Mary Howitt, Blake, Milton, Tennyson, Dickens, Shelley, Milnes , Wordsworth and others. 45 b/w illustrations by Foster, Dalziel, Hows, Duncan, Durand, Weir, Harvey & Evans. It will be hard to find another for sale in such good condition, and such a wonderful binding. See scans. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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40 Nagy Klasszikusok , Arany Janos Arany Janos , Koltoi Muvei (3 Vols)
Budapest: Szepirodalmi Konyvkiado, 1986 
14 x 21mm Approx. 3 Vols 548 +505+777 pages..All with fair/good dust Jackets .Binding, all very good.. Contents, all very good,,, NO inscriptions or sign's of use , text Hungarian. ********* weight approx 2 kilo.please e-mail re postage******** 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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