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THE COMPLETE ENGLISH POEMS
Written by John Donne.
Stock no. 2121925
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Red leather spine with gilt title. Cream decorated cloth. Contained in very good slip case that has heavy bump along one edge.
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SILVER AND GOLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett.
Stock no. 1506116
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1927. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Attractive white cloth with silver and gold decorations and vignette. Pictorial endpapers. Eight pretty colour plates. Full-page b/w illustrations. A book of verse for children. Spine bumped. Browning to spine and some cover edges. Cloth at top edge of rear cover slightly rippled. Covers slightly grubby. Light crease to front endpaper. Foxing to contents otherwise clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper has some edge wear with a couple of small tears, chips and creases. Loss from base of spine disguised by photocopy underneath. Clear tape repairs to tears on verso. 5 written on front panel near fold. Corners cut from flaps.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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IMMORTALITY
Written by Alice Reed.
Stock no. 1506078
Published by Ernest Nister. Very good condition.

Easter Poems. Beige card wraps, pictorial front cover with silver title. Silver tassle tie and all edges silver. 7.25 x 6.5". 4 chromolithographs. Wear to spine. Very light crease to lower corners. Covers slightly grubby. Contents clean with just a little light foxing/browning.
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A DOZEN DOGS OR SO
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1506026
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, dark brown titles. A selection of verses which have appeared in 'Punch', all of which are about dogs. Twelve colour plates plus frontis plus b/w illustrations. 47 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some darkening to edges. Some light browning, foxing is mainly to prelims and page edges. Just an odd mark to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper has one third of rear panel and half of rear flap missing, also loss from spine and bottom of front panel. Creasing and tears to edges, grubby some some darkening.
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TO AYLSHAM FAIR
Written by George Barker. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1315876
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book of nonsensical humour and lyrical charm. Olive green boards, illustrated front cover. 75 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0571094414. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Red ink stamp to title page (publisher's showroom copy). Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.
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TOWARDS TINTERN ABBEY
Written by Robert Woof; Stephen Hebron; Pamela Woof; William Wordsworth.
Stock no. 2121255
Published by The Wordsworth Trust. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

This book explores the context of Wordsworth's 'lyrical ballads' and in particular gathers together many drawings and paintings of Tintern Abbey and the River Wye on which it stands. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1870787552. Light wear and a little creasing along cover edges.
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INSPIRATIONS & EPISODES IN MY LIFE
Written by Colin T. Johnson. Illustrated by Colin T. Johnson.
Stock no. 1812304
Published by Colin T. Johnson. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oils, drawings, collages and poems by Colin T. Johnson from early Art School Days to the present. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780957375901. SIGNED by the author/artist with dedication to half-title page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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LITTLE SONGS
Written by Tom Pierce Cowling. Illustrated by Lilian Amy Govey.
Stock no. 1505818
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

A Book of Poems with Music for the Nursery. Large format 11.75 x 8.75". Cloth spine, black decoration and titles, pictorial onlay to front cover of girl at piano. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 20 Songs and music. Spine bumped and darkened. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby with darkening to some cover edges, rear cover has a lot of surface wear. One hinge cracked. Contents generally clean but with light foxing throughout.
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PARSIFAL
Written by Richard Wagner; T.W. Rolleston. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1505814
Published by Harrap & Co. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Ancient Sources. Grey pictorial cloth. Gilt titles and decoration to spine. Gilt and black motif to front cover. Illustrated endpapers. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Other full-page colour and b/w ilustrations. Decorations to every page. A beautifully illustrated book. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Nick to cloth on rear edge of spine. A few marks to covers. A few hinges cracked but binding still firm. A few corner tips creased. Contents lightly browned and generally clean. All plates present but 2 have text from page opposite visible on them.
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THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH
Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill; E.S. Tucker; et al..
Stock no. 1505720
Published by Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth covers with bevelled edges. Gilt and black decoration and vignettes, gilt titles, black titles to spine. Pages printed on one side only. B/w frontis and b/w illustration to every text page. 8 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few light marks to covers. Front joint and three hinges cracked. A few fingermarks to contents.
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THE ENID BLYTON POETRY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505689
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Peachy orange covers, dark titles to spine, circular vingette containing title to front cover. 96 poems for the 12 months of the year. 103 pages. Covers slightly bowed at corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to text block. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a few small tears. Rear panel grubby.
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THERE WAS A YOUNG LADY FROM GWENT
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1811948
Published by Ivor Waters. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow card wraps. Poetry by the Chepstow historian. ISBN: 0950007978. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication).
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