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Elegant Extracts: Being a Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and Entertaining Passages , From the Most Eminent British Poets. Volume. VI. Book XI. XII.  Consisting of Larger Poems. Volume VI, Epistolary Writers: Book XI. XII. Recent;
1 Elegant Extracts: Being a Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and Entertaining Passages , From the Most Eminent British Poets. Volume. VI. Book XI. XII. Consisting of Larger Poems. Volume VI, Epistolary Writers: Book XI. XII. Recent;
London, John Sharpe, nd ( c 1820's); 
Hardback. 5" x 3.5". Good condition. Two books comprising Volume VI : Book XI. XII. British Poets - Consisting of Larger Poems. 281pp with two Engraved title pages which are foxed but type clear. Early bookplate of Mrs Blackburn on front pastedown. Printed for John Sharpe, Piccadilly & Hector McLean, Strand. Printed by Howlett and Brimmer. Original half bound leather boards with marbling, showing some wear. 3 raised bands on decorated spine. Two black labels with gilt title. Plus second Volume VI, Book XI. XII. Espistolary Writers - Recent. 287pp with two Engraved lightly foxed title pages. Early bookplate of Mrs Blackburn on front pastedown. Printed for John Sharpe, Piccadilly & Hector McLean, Strand. Printed by Howlett and Brimmer. Original half bound leather boards with marbling, showing some wear. 3 raised bands on decorated spine with two black labels with gilt title. 
Price: 138.00 GBP
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2 Gems From Mrs Browning;
London, Collins, nd ( c 1914?); 
5.5" x 4". Very good condition. Unpaginated with delightful coloured frontis & title page. Every page is surrounded by a coloured garland of flowers . Maroon coloured endpapers. Red leather covers with decoration & gilt title on front & spine. Spine worn at extremities. Top edge gilt. m 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Poems from Punch 1841 - 1884;
3 Poems from Punch 1841 - 1884;
London, Harrap, 1908; 
Soft leather hardback. Good+ condition. 229pp with tissue guarded portrait of Thomas Hood frontis. Introduction by by Sir Francis C. Burnand. Foredge untrimmed. Brown soft leather boards with embossed Punch decoration, title on spine. Top edge gilt. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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4 Poverty Shocks. Young Poets Call for Action on Poverty;
Australia, National Catholic Education Copmmission, 1996; 1 86420 091 X 1 86420 091 X / 9781864200911 
Softcover. Very good condition. 86pp. " A collection of original, challenging and insightful poetry by young Australians chosen from a nationwide competition. " 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 The Complete Works of Henry W. Longfellow;
London, Collins, nd ( Inscription dated 1909); 
Copyright edition. Hardback. Good/ No dj. xxvi, 934pp with coloured & black/white illustrations by various artists including: W.L. Taylor, Arthur A. Dixon, J. B. Greene, Herbert Cole and others. Introduction and Notes by Walter Jerrold. Hinges cracked but firm. Blue covers wiuth gilt facsimile signature on front, title on spine. Smallsplit on back hinge. Internally very tight and clean. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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6 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier with Prefatory Memooir,etc;
London, Thomas Yardley, nd ( Inscription dated 1900) 
Hardback. Very good/ No dj. xv, 560pp with Portrait frontis. and green patterned endpapars. Black leather covers with bright gilt lettering. All edges gilt. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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7 The Poetical works of John Milton: with Life and Notes;
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 
Hardback. Good/ No dj. 539pp with portrait frontis. & green endpapers. Green marked embossed decorated boards with faded gilt title on spine. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. - The Albion Edition;
8 The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. - The Albion Edition;
London, Warne, 1888; 
Hardback. Very good condition. The Albion Edition. xv, 624pp Reprinted from the Early editions, with Memoir, Explanatory Notes etc plus blue marker ribbon. Black endpapers with interesting Presentation label given to Bro. J.R. Clark by the Sir Walter Scott Lodge in 1890. Red leather covers with gilt decoration, title and line tooled border on the front. Gilt title & decortation on the spine. All edges gilt. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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9 The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth;
London, Geo. Routledge & Sons, 1858; 
Hardback. Good/ No dj. xxiii,496pp with illustrations by Birket Foster. Pages red-ruled. Lacks ffep. Brown elaborately bright black/gilt decorated covers with bevelled edges. All edges gilt. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Village Life;
10 The Village Life;
Glasgow, James Maclehose, 1879; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good condition. 206pp with 16pp Publishers catalogue. Few fox marks on prelims. Blue covers with gilt decoration & script on the front & title on sunned spine. Edges untrimmed. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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11 Arnold, Edward Love, Worship and Death : Some Renderings from the Greek Anthology;
London, Edward Arnold, 1916; 
1st edition. Hardback. Good+/ No dj. xvi, 64pp. Grey/blue card boards with cream spine with black title. f 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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Poems of Wordsworth;, Arnold, Matthew ( Chosen & Edited by)
12 Arnold, Matthew ( Chosen & Edited by) Poems of Wordsworth;
London, Macmillan, 1903; 
Hardback. Golden Treasury Series. 6" x 4". Good- condition. xxxl, 323pp. Prize label on front pastedown. Green leather worn covers with gilt decoration on front, sunned decoration & title on front. Edges worn. All edges gilt. Internally very clean & tight. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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13 Bacon, Sally ( Compiled by) Chasing the Sun. A journey around the world in verse;
London, Simon & Schuster Young Books, 1992; 0 7500 1212 9 0 7500 1212 9 / 9780750012126 
1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine. 95pp with illustrations by Valerie Litlewood. Yellow paper with lilac endpapers. Green covers with gilt title . Compiled by Sally Bacon in association with the poetry society. Contributions include: Helen Dunmore, John Fuller, Ted Hughes, Roger McGough, Jill Townsend, Ted Walker and many more. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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14 Bayne, William ( Edited by) Poems by James Thomson;
London, Walter Scott, nd; 
The Canterbury Poets series. Hardback. 6" x 4". Good/ No dj. 286pp with 10pp Publishers catalogue. Green cover swith bright gilt decoration & title on spine. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 Bickley, Francis Matthew Arnold and His Poetry;
London, Harrap, 1911; 
1st Edition; Poetry & Life series; Very good/ No dw; 16mo; 116pp with Portrait Frontis. ; Red /black title page , front edge untrimmed. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Laurence Binyon : Augustan Books of Poetry. No. 33;, Binyon, Laurence
16 Binyon, Laurence Laurence Binyon : Augustan Books of Poetry. No. 33;
London, Benn, 1933; 
Softcover. 3rd impression. Good+ condition. 30pp. Brown covers with small piece torn at the back. Internally very good. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold & Don Juan;, Blind, Mathilde ( Edited by)
17 Blind, Mathilde ( Edited by) The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold & Don Juan;
London, Walter Scott, 1886; 
Hardback. The Canterbury Poets series. Very good condition. 5.5" x 4".369pp. Brown endpapers. Red edges. Brown covers with black decoration & gilt title on front & spine 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Miscellaneous Poems;, Blind, Mathilde ( Edited by)
18 Blind, Mathilde ( Edited by) The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Miscellaneous Poems;
London, Walter Scott, 1886; 
Hardback. The Canterbury Poets series. Very good condition. 5.5" x 4". xxviii, 280pp. Brown endpapers. Red edges. Brown covers with black decoration & gilt title on front & spine. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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19 Brooke, Rupert The Collected Poems of Robert Brooke : With a Memoir;
London, SAidgwick & Jackson, 1931; 
20th impression. Hardback. Very good/ No dj. clviii, 162pp with portrait frontis. Black covers with paper title on slightly faded spine. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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20 Brooke, Rupert The Complete Poems;
London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1945; 
6th impression December 1945. Very good/ No dj. ix, 167pp with Portrait frontis. . Green covers with blue lettering. Foredge untrimmed. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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