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41 Nevinson, H. W. Edited H. N. Brailsford, ( Henry W. Nevinson) Essays Poems & Tales of H. W. Nevinson + Signed Letter with Envelope
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1948 First Edition Hard Back Fair 14.5 x 22.5cm Approx With Signed Letter
with a 1904 Nevinson signed letter to E.G.T. Haynes and it's Daily Chronicle envelope with handwritten address and letter hand written by Nevinson ... 286 pages, Dust Jacket fair/good just minor nicks/tear in clear protective, Not price clipped, ..Green binding very good..... Contents very good , clean & tight .. just a decorative (A. Durer's St. George & Dragon) owners bookplate of Joseph Silkin .. also the Times review of the book 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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42 Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray & William Falconer The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray & William Falconer + Life of Each, 3 Bound Together in 1 book
London C. Cooke 1795 Full-Leather 9 x 14.5cm.approx 
3 of Cooke's Poetical Works bound as 1 pocket book, total of 265 pages ... Goldsmith 84 pages inc Life of (xxvii) + engraving dated 1795,..Gray 72 pages inc. Life of (xxiv) + engraving dated 1798,..Falconer 104 pages + vi pages Life of, + fold-out illustration of A Merchant Ship with 3 masts & row of guns with 2 page discription ( undated).. + Title & half title to each.. Original Full Leather binding Fair, rubbed, spine top split... Contents Fair , Good reading copy, no foxing , mostly very good & clean & tight, a few folded corner tips, the rare odd minor mark , lacks 1st endpage, dirt to inside cover front/rear , 2 old owner names to inside front cover --- Clerk Maxwell & D. H. Clarke... Title pages undated 2 engravings dated 1795 & 1798 poss printed in 1795 , 1798 & similar and bound together as is about 1798-1800. it is thought you could order one or more of any of Cooke's Poetical works / titles and have them bound to your likeing ( either 1 title bound or as this , 3 titles bound into one book) engravings all OK. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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43 Omar Khayyam, translation by Edward Fitzgerald Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. ( The Miniature Series )
Edinburgh Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell. 1905 Soft Suede Very Good 6.5 x 9cm Approx 
48 pages, inc. Title pages front & Notes + Miniature Series lists rear. Soft green suede binding Very good , small fold top, with gild embossed spine," Omar Khayyam", Contents Very Good, Clean & tight with a few tiny corner tip folds, with gilt edges, no inscriptions etc. (Fitzgerald's translation with notes rear), undated c1905., reduced postage. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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44 Parnell , Dr. Thomas, Illustrated by T. Kirk The Poetical Works of Dr. Thomas Parnell
London: C. Cooke, 1796 
9 x 14.5cm Approx. 251 pages+contents+ 18 page catalogue of Cooke's books at rear, + 3 engravings (all date printed for Cooke 1796 / title pages undated).Leather binding fair/good, some cracking to hinges but holding very tighly, good spine with readable gilt embossed title of PARNELL .Contents are Very Good & tight. to 1st endpaper is owner inscriptions of J. Neale & M.A.H. The paper at rear of the 18 page publishers list are a little darker due to poorer paper used, i did not notice any foxing or staining. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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45 Rev. Henry Goldsmith Goldsmith's Poems and Vicar of Wakefield
T. Nelson and Sons 1852 Hard Back 6.5 x 13cm Approx 
Pocket edition, 479 pages, i.e. poems etc. 260 pages & Vicar of W. 219pages + various illustrations protected by tissue paper, The dedication is by "his most affectionate brother Oliver Goldsmith" ,Original Embossed red buckram binding fair/good just a little dirty & signs of spine re-glued & front cover starting to split , ..Contents Very Good & tight, with gilt edges, inscribed with owners names W.S. Holden & Mary Holden of Broxbourne ,Hertfordshire. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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46 Reverdy, Pierre Reverdy ; Finch, Vivianne Finch (translator) Poems selected from Plutard Du Temp Vols 1 & 2
London The X Press 1978 First Edition / Limited Edition 15 x 21cm Approx 
16 pages . White paper covers marked. contents good, minor corner folding. Light green endpapers good & clean. No inscriptions. Limited Edition of 500 copies. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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47 Richard Savage Poetical Works of Richard Savage (inc.life of)
London: C. Cooke, 1801 
1st. In This Form. 9.5 x 14.5cm Approx. 204+ 4 page details/list of Publisher, + decorative title pages ,Brown Leather binding with decorative gilt spine in Very Good, tiny loss of wording of pocket edition( only thin applied ,NO loss of Binding leather) , .Contents Very Good & tight , very minor staining of endpages front & rear only (from binding) , includes a couple of illustrations , bookplate of J & H Dalton below his decorative Coat of Arms,, Pages show NO signs being read. ** other titles from series uniformly bound for Dalton ref 000559 ,560 & 562. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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48 Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, ( Edited By W. M. Rossetti ) The Poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 2 Volumes
London Ellis & Elvey 1904 First Edition 18 x 22.5cm Approx Dante Gabriel Rossetti 
227 + xxvii pages + 10 ills & 246 + xiii pages + 10 illustrations, Original Grey buckram bindings dirty, embossed Hampstead Public Libraries,.. Contents mosly clean & tight, ex Library with normal normal labels/stamps within, with all illustrations 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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49 Selected By W. M. Smyth A Book of Poetry
London Edward Arnold 1959 First Edition Hard Back 13.5 x 20cm Approx 
383 pages, Binding Good minor corner rubbing ,dent to corner, Contents Clean & tight just a little corner tip bending, owner name to front endpaper. a large selection of Authors inc Chaucer to Dylan Thomas, to help introduce the mid & upper forms to poetry. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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50 Sims, George R. Ballads of Babylon
Wine Office Close, London John P. Fuller 1880 First Edition 12 x 18cm Approx 
153+vii+5 at rear pages, Original grey paperback binding fair/poor with some loss top and bottom corner & top base spine and some small tears, Contents very tight mostly very good and clean, some dirt to top of 1st few pages, some minor foxing ,folding to first few corners at base. So a good reading copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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51 Stael Holstein, Baronne De (Anne Louise Germaine) De L'Allemagne , 3 Vols
Paris H. Nicolle 1814 Hard Back 
Seconde Edition. 5 " x 9 1/4" Approx. 548 pages+16 to front,585 & 415 pages. Brown hardback bindings , Fair all lacking spines,. Contents 2 vols. signed Jonas Cohn all have bookplates "Selly Oak Colleges Library Presented by Professor Jonas Cohn" .there is a little foxing and dirt to endpapers but mostly good/clean & tight pages. An important work that introduced how good and unique the German Romantic Poetry movement were, and of course Famous for being banned by Napoleon, who ordered the destruction of all copies(a few escaped)she fled or was deported from France to England. where she published in English , This is the 2nd French (i.e.1st.edition in Paris after the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte ) with owner signature of the famous German Professor, Jonas Cohn . 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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52 Thomas Campbell The Life of Thomas Campbell & the Pleasures of Hope, Gertrude of Wyoming and Other Poems
London & Edinburgh..: T. Nelson and Sons, 1852 
1st. In This Form. 9 cm x 14 Cm. Approx. 2 books in one,,,112 + 135 pages inc. 2 ilusrated pages at front The pleasures of hope & opp a portrait ( of Author ?) . & 3 full page engravings in 2 part, ( 2 by T. G. Flowers )..Condition Brown quarter brown leather binding in good condition just some very minor edge rubbing, Good clear gilt Embossed title to spine " Campbells Life & Works". .Contents only lacks 1st (blank) endpaper , Good gilt edges , apart from minor discolouration mostly at edges of illustrated pages ONLY, ( poss due to thicker paper used ) . The rest/text is mostly very good clear & tight with NO major faults. *** please note on this book postage will be reduced by me to UK 1, Europe 2, Rest (inc USA) 3. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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53 Thomas the Rhymer, John Barbour, Andrew of Wyntoun, Henry the Minstrel, Edited By George Eyre-todd Early Scottish Poets, Abbotsford Series
Glasgow William Hodge & Co. 1891 First Edition 13 x 20cm Approx 
220 pages + 6 at front +2 pages ads at rear. green binding with impressed gilt titles in good condition, ..contents good, most pages mint, owners signiture to front, a few very neat pencil notes to edge. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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54 Thompson, Francis The Hound of Heaven
London Burns & Oates Ltd. 11 x 17.5cm Approx 
Paperback dust jacket is binding, fair some dirt/edge rubbing ..undated circa 1914/15 .. 17 pages + facsimile lines of MS + reviews + 3 of publishers ads... contents Very Good clean & tight, with exception of 1st owners inscription to front endpaper of "Kilmery ? Graham" 1919............... P & P will be reduced to 1 for UK & EU..... & all other inc U.S. 1.50.. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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55 Thomson ,J, Illustrated by Bewick from Thurston's Designs The Seasons
London: James Wallis, 1805 
5"x 9 1/4" Approx. Leather bound, orig covers(showing it's age/worn through corners ect). Newish leather spine /title are good, Contents are sound, only the odd bit of staining on a few pages, 286pages+20 at front+6 at rear, only 7 illustrations. page149/150 loose, pages151/4 & 223/6 (single sided argument or illustration.) are missing. Though between pages274/5 is an illustration that appears was originlly bound in wrong place, and may be page 225/6 as pages between poems are not numbered. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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56 Thomson, James & Bloomfield, Robert, Illustrated by Gainsborogh The Seasons & Castle of Indolence with the Farmers Boy, Rural Tales, Banks of the Wye ,ect.
London Scott, Webster & Geary 1842 1st Edition in This Form Full-Leather 
1st. In This Form. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" Approx. 192+231 title page illustration by Gainsborough,published as two books in one,The works of Thomson & Bloomfield with life of authors, Original dark green leather binding decorativly gilt/embossed in good condition. Contents; owners inscription to front endpaper,minor foxing to front/back few pages,2 water stains at corners of title pages only.rest is very good and clear/tight. Still has bright gilt page edges. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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57 Titus in Sandgate is Hilton, William Hilton Caps Well Fit : or, select epigrams. Serious and comic. By Titus in Sandgate
First Edition Paperback 14 x 22.5cm Approx 
No publisher or date, possiibly predates the 1785 book. Poss unrecorded. 78 pages in total. Title page, Sandgate (info page), then starts with "Titus in Sandgate ; O Yes", following page is the first one numbered (as 214 to back page numbered 288 ,i.e. some mistakes with page numbering ) to base of last page is "End of First Volume" . Pamphlet looks as issued, paper covers, not bound Condition fair/poor with dirt to edges & edge wear & folded corners. A series of epigrams of life/residents of the City of Sandgate, i.e part of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Like the uncouth & illiterate Keel Men and their families. A quick net check found no copies of this item just a few copies of the published book (Printed by T. Angus, for T. Fishburn 1785) that has 162+ 1 pages( inc. miss-numbered). But no copies or reference to this item that appears to be half of the complete book, possibly pre-publication of complete book. William Hilton, (brother Capt. Robert Hilton), Wrote poems, some of which by subscription, in two volumes, circa 1775 mostly on local scenes and circumstances. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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58 Waller, Edmund Waller The Works of Edmund Waller in Verse and Prose. with the Life of the Author.
London T. Davies, 1772 First Edition in This Form Hard Back 10 x 16cm Approx 
236 + lxv + x + Title page & illustrated Portrait page of Author. Contents mostly very good clean & tight , some staining front/rear pages, no owner inscription, Original brown leather binding has some rubbing, spine cracked, minor loss top/base , detached front cover . 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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59 Waters, Sampson Knaresborough Casle, with Introduction on the Feudal System, Reform of House of Lords, Socialism, the Referendum, and Cabinet Reform
Bristol St. Stephen's Printing Works 1915 Author's Copyright 13 x 19cm Approx 
216+3 pages ads at rear, White buckram binding fair with some edge rubbing etc. small 2.5cm tear edge spine, , contents fair with light foxing.. rare book produced during 1st World War so must have been a very limited print run.. mostly personal political veiws, backed up with details/history, ref. to the King , Germany etc & ends with 25 poems on various subjects 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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60 Watts, John George Watts , Robert Barnes & Edmund Morison Wimperis Pictures of English life; after original studies by R. Barnes and E. M. Wimperis, engraved by J. D. Cooper; with descriptive poems by J. G. Watts (folio edition)
London Sampson Low, Son & Marston 1865 First Edition Hard Back Fair/good Folio 28.5 x 37.5cm. Approx 
Half title + Title page + 9 single sided pages Poems + 9 single sided pages illustrations. Condition Binding gilt embossed green hardback fair/good with rubbed edges minor staining rear, Contents fair/good, no inscriptions, some light foxing (not bad), staining to top corners not affecting engravings or text, still retaining all 9 tissue guards/pages between each Poem and illustration, also all poems have illustrations around them. From net there seems to have been a small edition too published. Also not too sure if complete, possibly lacks an illustration opposite decorative Title page as has tissue guard. Also saw info online to suggest originally had 10 illustrations, also one site that did not have a copy mentioned 28 pages, but that may be a typing error or the small edition as this copy does no have page numbers. Engraver J D Cooper was James Davis Cooper. Very rare, just found a few copies in Libraries (though not sure they are the same edition/size). To rear endpage has small sticker "Bound by Burn, 37 & 38 Kirby St.". Please note due to large size, may be extra postage for outside the U.K. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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