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SELECTED POEMS
Written by Rupert Brooke. Illustrated by Ed Kluz.
Stock no. 1320034
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition.

This edition is limited to 1750 copies for sale to members of The Folio Society. Blue leather spine with gilt title, decorated paper boards. Colour plates. Contained in a blue slipcase with gilt title and colour onlay to front.

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SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS
Written by William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 1320023
Published by Folio Society. 1972. Very good condition.

Decorative red cloth, gilt. Spine is lightly faded. Light scuffing and edge wear to gold slipcase.

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THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY
Written by James Michie; et al. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 1821049
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Slight bump to top edge of spine. Some pages have a light top corner crease. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, a few light scuffs.

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OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Stock no. 1319888
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A stunning edition of T.S.Eliot's beloved cat poems. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 64 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571240616. Minimal bumping to spine. Light creasing to wrapper edges.

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THE OLD ENGLISH 'SQUIRE
Written by John Careless.
Stock no. 1820951
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st thus 1905. Very good condition.

"A Jovial Gay Fox Hunter, Bold, Frank, and Free"; a poem in ten cantos. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books series. Red cloth boards, plain title label to spine. Colour plates. spine faded & title label browned and scuffed. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned.

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THE SONG OF SONGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Ru Van Rossem.
Stock no. 1820948
Published by Folio Society. 1975. Very good condition.

Burgundy silk moire boards with gilt title to spine. Printed on lilac paper. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine and spine edge of boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition (browning ).

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SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS AND A LOVER'S COMPLAINT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 2134231
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, with gilt title. Blue paper boards with elaborate gold pattern. B/w engravings. Top edge speckled blue. Slip case is very good - has a few marks.

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MY POETRY BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134184
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1859. Good condition.

Smaller format. Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. 3 Kronheim plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning with some uneven fading to cover edges and spine. Split/tear to cloth to one edge of cover; some fraying to cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little writing to front pastedown. A few margin marks and the odd foxspot.

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LONDON IN VERSE
Written by Christopher Logue.
Stock no. 1820766
Published by Secker & Warburg. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to various Londoners, the humble and the great; momentous episodes of London's history, such as the Plague and the Great Fire... Edited with notes, and with illustrations chosen by Christopher Logue. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0436256754. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded.

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THE ECLOGUES
Written by Virgil; James Michie. Illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith.
Stock no. 1820694
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Cloth spine with gilt titles. One tone illustrations. Translated by James Michie. Introduction by Gilbert Highet. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is very slightly faded.

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FORTY-NINE POEMS
Written by W.H. Davies. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 1319689
Published by The Medici Society. 1928. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, worn and faded. Endpapers partly browned. Musty smell to contents.

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THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX THROUGH LONDON, OR THE PLEASURES AND MISERIES OF THE METROPOLIS.
Written by Doctor Syntax.
Stock no. 1820498
Published by J. Johnston. 1st 1820. Good condition.

A poem. Leather spine & corners, marbled paper boards. Gilt title and tooling decorations to spine. Marbled text block. 19 hand-coloured plates plus title page. Boards rubbed and worn at edges. Marbling to text block fading. Front hinge cracked. Contents grubby. All plates are present, nice and bright but margins browned.

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