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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1316258
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Bkack boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 36 pages. ISBN: 0701122773. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut (with 'new' price label above) and just slightly creased at top front edge.
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A SHROPSHIRE LAD
Written by A.E. Housman. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 1506558
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1954. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A complete resetting of this work illustrated with Agnes Miller Parker's superb wood engravings. Green cloth. 95pp. 8.5 x 5.5". First published in 1940. Base of spine bumped. Gilt on spine a little dulled. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. Contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Tear with flap at top of spine. Spine faded and grubby, panels also a bit grubby.
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THE POET'S CORNER (KP No. 12)
Written by Max Beerbohm.
Stock no. 1506553
Published by Penguin. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

King Penquin series No. 12. With an introduction by John Rothenstein. Pale grey covers, pictorial front cover with red titles. 16 pages of text and b/w illustrations then 24 colour plates at end of book. Spine worn to top, bottom and edges, 3" split along front edge, small split and loss of surface at top, also browned. A little wear to corners and edges. Rear cover a little grubby. Contents very good.
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A HANDFUL OF SOVEREIGNS
Written by Basildon. Illustrated by Wyndham Payne.
Stock no. 1506503
Published by The Medici Society Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of nonsense. Perhaps it would not be wise to take it as serious history for it shares the failings of such great historians as Froude and Macauley; it is not always accurate in fact. Blue cloth spine with white title label, pictorial paper boards. 22 poems about Kings and Queens. Colour illustrations to text. 54 pages. A little foxing/browning to some cover edges. Tiny inscription to front pastedown. Faint erased writing and light corner crease to front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing to contents otherwise clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, panels and spine are browned and a bit grubby.
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THERE WAS A YOUNG LADY FROM GWENT
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1608690
Published by Ivor Waters. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow card wraps. Poetry by the Chepstow historian. ISBN: 0950007978. SIGNED by author (without dedication) on title page. Staples rusted; some fading to covers.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1405791
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

16 mounted colour plates. Attractive brown leather binding with gilt and red decorations. Gilt titles and decoration to spine. Decorative borders to text. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners a little bumped. Small booksellers label to rear pastedown. White patches to both pastedowns. Darkening to top of front endpaper. Foxing to mostly to prelims and page edges. Plates are all present and in very good condition.
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ROGUES IN PORCELAIN
Written by John Austen. Illustrated by John Austen.
Stock no. 1506255
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

A miscellany of 18th century poems compiled by Austen. Black cloth spine. Orange paper boards with white title labels. 10 x 6.5". Attractive colour illustrations full-page and text in colour and b/w. 258 pages. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends, 1.75" split to cloth at top of rear edge, 0.5" to front edge. Also browned with a couple of marks. Wear to corners. Covers grubby with some surface paper damage and uneven fading. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Small bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. Light foxing and an odd mark to contents but most pages are clean.
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THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING
Written by Lettice D'Oyly Walters; Harold Monro. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Stock no. 1506247
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

An Anthology of Recent Poetry with introduction by Harold Monro. 12 beautiful colour plates, 12 in cream and white plus decorations. Beige cloth, pale blue titles with red vignettes to front cover and spine. 128 pages. 10.5 x 8". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners, nicks to cloth at base of spine. Light browning to spine. A couple of hinges cracked. Rear endpapers browned. Contents clean. All plates present.
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POEMS OF PASSION AND PLEASURE
Written by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Illustrated by Dudley Tennant.
Stock no. 1506245
Published by Gay & Hancock. circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth with dark brown and gilt titles and decoration, large format approx. 11.25 x 8.75". 20 tissue-guarded colour plates mounted on grey card, reminiscent of Charles Robinson. 267 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine browned and foxed. Covers slightly grubby with some faint uneven fading. Small scratch to front cover towards bottom corner and another to vignette which has caused tiny hole to cloth. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, mostly to free endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to page edges. Browning to edges of card mounts. All plates present, 2 have small corner creases.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1405726
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1918. Slightly better than good condition.

Popular edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt with peacock design. 12 tipped-in colour plates. 8 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine browned. Bump to rear board. Cloth fraying on board edges, especially top of rear board. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Hand written extract from a letter covers front endpaper. Hand written quotation to rear endpaper. Some hinges cracked. Endpapers and page edges browned. Some foxing, mostly to page edges.
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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.
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