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R.S. THOMAS SERIAL OBSESSIVE
Written by M. Wynn Thomas.
Stock no. 2128929
Published by University of Wales. 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Published to mark the centenary of the 'ogre of Wales', this volume deals with the idees fixes that serially possessed the fiercely intense imagination of R.S. Thomas. ISBN: 9780708326138. Reprint. Some light wear to cover edges.

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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2128704
Published by Zodiac Books. 1949. Very good condition.

A Zodiac Book. Blue pictorial paper boards. Small format. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning. Foxing to outer page edges.

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SONGS OF THE WYE AND POEMS
Written by Wioni.
Stock no. 2128591
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1859. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner on front endpaper. A few marks and wear to covers. Some foxing and marks to outer page edges.

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POEMS
Written by P.B. Shelley; Richard Church. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2128375
Published by Folio Press. 1st thus 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Selected and Introduced by Church. Wood engravings by Buckland-Wright. Not issued with a Slip Case. Brown cloth with gilt title and decorations. ISBN: 0460041401. Page edge browning. Previous owner's name label to half-title page. Original 'wrapper' is clear plastic with brown paper flaps. Front flap has had bottom corner cut off.

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THE SENSITIVE PLANT
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128229
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Cream vellum, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. De-Luxe edition. 18 mounted tissue-guarded colour and tinted plates. Plus delicate tinted illustrations on every page. An exquisite book. 128 pages. Uneven browning/spotting to covers, especially spine. Front cover a little bowed. Inscription in ink to bottom of half-title page. A few light margin marks. Some browning and a little creasing to a few tissue-guards. Tipped-in colour plates are stunning!

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POEMS
Written by G.K. Chesterton; Kenneth Baker. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 2128204
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Poems by G.K. Chesterton, selected and introduced by Kenneth Baker. Peach cloth boards with white & black title to spine, printed illustration to front board. Blue endpapers, b/w illustrations to text. Spine is faded. Slip case is better than very good.

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COLLECTED SHORTER POEMS
Written by W.H. Auden. Illustrated by Brian Grimwood.
Stock no. 2128189
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Green, olive & blue decorated boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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A RING OF BELLS
Written by John Betjeman; Irene Slade. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128129
Published by John Murray. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of John Betjeman introduced and selected for the young by Irene Slade. Sensitively illustrated by Ardizzone's b/w line drawings. Pictorial boards and title page. 129 pages includes 22 pages of notes. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; odd edge nick and chip.

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BOMBER COUNTY
Written by Daniel Swift.
Stock no. 2128105
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

The Lost Airmen of World War Two. Cream boards, black titles and vignette. The author researches the life of his grandfather and looks at the connections between war air and poetry. ISBN: 9780241144176. Bump to base of spine. Contents are fine. Wrap around band/wrapper is still present and in excellent condition.

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JOHN BETJEMAN SELECTED POEMS
Written by John Betjeman; Alan Powers. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 1816625
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Pictorial paper boards, black titles with yellow highlighting. Blue endpapers with b/w illustration to centre. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase in fine condition.

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WILLIAM DOWNING EVANS: POETRY AND POVERTY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY NEWPORT
Written by Ian Dear; Wendy Dear.
Stock no. 2127937
Published by South Wales Record Society. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Edited by Ian and Wendy Dear. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955338748. Light bumping to spine. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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FOREST AND VALE AND HIGH BLUE HILL
Written by Johnny Coppin. Illustrated by Ray Hedger.
Stock no. 2127863
Published by The Windrush Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and Beyond. Selected by Coppin. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0900075171. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks.

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