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THE LIVES OF THE MOST EMINENT ENGLISH POETS; WITH CRITICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THEIR WORKS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Johnson; Roger Lonsdale.
Stock no. 1824576
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Fifty-two biographies constituting a detailed survey of English poetry from the early seventeenth century to Johnson's own time. Introduction by Roger Lonsdale. Four volumes. Navy blue cloth with gilt title to spines. ISBN: 9780199278978. A lovely set contained in publisher's light blue slipcase which is just a little scuffed.

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NEWS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Barnett Freedman.
Stock no. 1324067
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

No. 31 of The Ariel Poems. Blue cardwraps. B/w illustration to front cover and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a colon at the end of stanza 5, line 5 (the other variant had a dash). Some slight darkening to cover edges. Light marks to rear cover. Contents clean.

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A SNOWDROP
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claudia Guercio.
Stock no. 1324066
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

No. 20 of The Ariel Poems. Green cardwraps. Two b/w text illustrations and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a bistre border to the frontis (other variant has green border). Slight rubbing to cover edges. Light fingermark to margin of one page else contents clean.

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WILLIAM WORDSWORTH SELECTED POEMS (THE FOLIO POETS)
Written by William Wordsworth; Nicholas Roe. Illustrated by Peter Reddick.
Stock no. 1824445
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Folio Poets series. Bound on St. Paul's wove paper with quarter leather spine and cloth sides. B/w engravings. Edited and introduced by Nicholas Roe. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly mottled and scuffed.

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MOTLEY AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 1323929
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Blue decorative boards. Two-tone lithographs by Beck. Top edge gilt. 63 pages. A fine copy in original glassine wrapper which is slightly too short for the book and is lightly marked.

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THE WINNOWING DREAM
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1323827
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1954. Slightly better than very good condition.

Ariel Poems (new series). Blue cardwraps. 1 full-page colour illustrations plus a couple of small b/w text illustrations. A very slim volume. Booklet is fine. Contained in original posting envelope which is foxed and has been opened at the top edge.

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SELF TO SELF
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Blair Hughes-Stanton.
Stock no. 1323826
Published by Faber and Gwyer, Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

No. 11 of The Ariel Poems. Yellow cardwraps. One full-page illustration. A very slim volume. Covers slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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ALONE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Blair Hughes-Stanton.
Stock no. 1323825
Published by Faber and Gwyer, Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

No. 4 of The Ariel Poems. Pink cardwraps. 1 full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. Covers slightly grubby, mark to front cover. Contents clean.

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A SNOWDROP
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claudia Guercio.
Stock no. 1323824
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

No. 20 of The Ariel Poems. Green cardwraps. Two b/w text illustrations and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a green border to the frontis (other variant has bistre border). Old price evident to top margin of front cover (pencil marking has been partially erased). Light browning to edge of last page.

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NEWS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Barnett Freedman.
Stock no. 1323823
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

No. 31 of The Ariel Poems. Blue cardwraps. B/w illustration to front cover and a full-page colour illustration. A very slim volume. This variant has a dash at the end of stanza 5, line 5 (the other variant had a colon). Slight browning to edge of last page. Slight darkening to cover edges.

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POEMS OF COLERIDGE
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Edward Dowden. Illustrated by Chas. Pears; et al..
Stock no. 1323816
Published by Caxton Publishing Co.. Circa 1906. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The Golden Poets series. B/w frontis and illustration to title-page, 8 colour plates (some by Chas. Pears). Blue cloth, gilt titles and white border lines. 275 pages, top edge gilt. Bumping to spine. Some faint spotting to covers. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing, mainly to textblock. Dustwrapper is browned and edge chipped, large tear to front edge of spine.

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TRAVELLERS' VERSE
Written by M.G. Lloyd Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 1323727
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Excursions into English Poetry series. Verse by those who have travelled in fancy or fact or in both. Brown pictorial cloth. Full page colour illustrations from lithographs. 120 pages. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Dustwrapper is browned on verso, edge rubbed and browned to spine.

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