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101 BURTON, Sir Richard. With a Foreword by Roger Ingpen. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi. A Lay of the Higher Law.
1914 
Hutchinson & Co. London. 1914. First Edition Thus. Hardback. No DW. Cream card covers with Yapp edges. Portrait frontis with tissue guard. Covers are sunned and a little worn and rubbed. Bookplate to front free endpaper o/w a good clean copy. 78786 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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102 BUSHRUI, S. B. [YEATS] Yeats's Verse-Plays: The Revisions 1900-1910.
Clarendon Press, London. 1965 
Usual blue boards. Ex. library usual stamps and labels. Boards slightly shelf rubbed. Slight foxing to end papers o/w a clean copy. VG. 62512 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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103 BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras in Three Parts; Written in the time of The Late Wars. With A Life of the Author, Annotations, And An Index.
J. F. Dove. London. 1826 
Small, slim volume, 13 x 8 cm. Tan calf, gilt decs. to spine, contrasting label. Steel engraving to frontis and half t.p. 312pp. The work is a satirical polemic upon Roundheads, Puritans, Presbyterians and many of the other factions involved in the English Civil War. Begun during the civil war and published in three parts, four years after Charles II had been restored to the throne, in 1663, 1664 and 1678. The protectorate of Oliver Cromwell being completely over, the poem found an appreciative audience. The satire is not balanced as Butler was fiercely royalist and only the parliamentarian side are singled out for ridicule. Butler also uses the work to parody some of the dreadful poetry of the time. 35120 
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104 BUTLER, Samuel. Poetical Works. In Three Volumes. From The Texts of Dr Grey and Mr Thyer. With The Life of the Author. Bell's Edition of the Poets of Great Britain Complete From Chaucer to Churchill. [1779-90].
John Bell, London. 1784 
3 vols. Small 8vo. Light tan calf, dark red (upper) and dark tan (lower) labels with gilt lettering and stars to spine with gilt rules. Edges of boards stamped with horizontal gilt bars. Green ribbon markers. Portrait engraving frontis. with tissue guard to Vol. I and title-unique illustrated series tp. to each vol. 235pp; 250pp; viii + 220pp. Castle Goring bookplate to f.pd. of each vol. Spines and xtremities sl. rubbed Lower spine labels largely flaked away from Vols. I and II, Vol. III lacks upper label. VG 33716 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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105 BUTTIGIEG, Anton. Il-Muza Bil-Kimono. (The Muse in the Kimono). A Collection of Maltese Poems in Japanese style, with an English Translation and a Preface by Gilbert Yates. (SIGNED).
1968 
Privately Published. 1968. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED by the author to title page. Covers are partially sunned, slightly soiled and a little creased and rubbed. Internally clean and sound. SCARCE. 80218 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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106 BYRON, Lord. Between Two Worlds: Byron's Letters and Journals, edited by Leslie A. Marchand. Volume 7, 1820.
John Murray, London. 1977 
First edition. DW. 282 pages. B/w frontis. Index. VG/VG 66473 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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107 BYRON, Lord. Lord Byron's Select Works: consisting of Cain, A Mystery; Hours of Idleness; English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; with occasional pieces; and Life of the Author.
N.d. (c.1845) 
Charles Daly, London. No date circa 1845. Hardback, no wrapper. 12mo. (11 x 7.5cms). Red blind decorated boards, gilt. All edges gilt. Frontis portrait. 320pp. Head of spine bumped and cloth slightly splitting at joints to head of spine. Corners are bumped. Internally, some light foxing and signs of use o/w a lovely little item. 78312 
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108 BYRON, Lord. Poems on His Domestic Circumstances. I. Fare Thee Well. II. A Sketch from private Life. With The Star of the Legion of Honour. Sixth Edition. Containing Eight Poems. Bound together with The Giaour, A Fragment of a Turkish Tale. A New Edition, With Some Additions. 1813 and The Corsair, A Tale. Second Edition. 1814.
W. Hone. London. John Murray. London. 1816 
Tall slim 8vo. 31pp. + [1]p publisher's note dated April, 1816. "The Giaour" retains the half-title, title, dedication page and advertisement, 47pp. "The Corsair" contains its title-page, ix, dedication, 100pp. Bound in full diced calf, rebacked in more modern calf with contrasting lettering piece, raised bands and gilt detail and borders. Some very occ. light foxing o/w a clean and sound collection of these three works. 39086 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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109 BYRON, Lord. Poetical Works. Collected and Arranged with Notes by Sir Walter Scott, Lord Jeffrey, Professor Wilson, Thomas Moore, William Gifford, Rev. George Crabbe, Bishop Heber, J.G. Lockhart, Lord Broughton, Thomas Campbell. New and Complete Edition. With Portrait and Illustrative Engravings.
John Murray, London. 1863 
First edition thus. Half tan calf, raised bands and rich gilt decs. to compartments with contrasting red title piece to spine, marbled bds. All page edges marbled. Marbled eps. 825pp. 2 columns. Index. Extremities and bds. a little rubbed. Opening and closing blanks foxed. VG 35365 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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110 BYRON, Lord. Select Works. In Two Volumes. Vol. II. Only. Containing Prisoner of Chillon - Manfred - Beppo - Hebrew Melodies - Lament of Tasso, &c. &c.
John Murray. London. 1823 
Contains original sheets from early editions of Byron's poems: "The Prisoner of Chillon and Other Poems" 1816, title page but no half title, 60pp. [1]blank + [1]p. advert stating "Prisoner of Chillon, 8vo 5s. 6d. (now first published). "Manfred, A Dramatic Poem" A New Edition, 1819. Title page but no half-title. 80pp. "Beppo, A Venetian Story" Eihth Edition, 1819. Contains both half-title and title page. 51pp. "Hebrew Melodies." 53pp. 1815. First edition. Half-title and title present. "Lament of Tasso, Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, and Monody on the Death of Sheridan. Third Edition. 1823. Title but no half-title. 32pp. Bound in contemporary half green morocco, very sunned and worn along joints. Gilt text readable, compartments of spine tooled in blind, marbled boards, rubbed, prelims foxed. Modern armorial bookplate. A clean and sound collection. 41333 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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111 BYRON, Lord. Tales and Poems.
1853 
John Murray, London. 1853. Hardback, no DW issued. Original brown cloth, gilt. Small 8vo. Some foxing throughout the text. Ownership inscription to top margin of title page. Boards a little bumped and very slightly soiled, but overall a very nice copy. 79797 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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112 BYRON, Lord. The Poetical Works of Lord Byron.
nd (c1900) 
Bliss Sands & Co., London. Not dated, circa 1900. Quarter bound in art vellum with red cloth boards, gilt. Large 8vo. Portrait frontis. Top edge gilt. Boards are worn and a little soiled. Prize inscription dated 1903 to front endpaper. Occasional grubby marks to o/w sound contents. 78817 
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113 BYRON, Lord. The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Collected and Arranged with Notes and Illustrations With Portrait and Vignette.
1855 
John Murray. 1855. Copyright Edition. Large 8vo. 827pp. Portrait frontis., vignette title page, 4 facsimile pages from writings of Byron. Handsomely bound in full dark maroon morocco gilt. All edges gilt. Extremities sl. rubbed, inner hinge visible but sound. An attractive copy from the mid-nineteenth century of the complete works. 70523 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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114 BYRON, Lord. The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. In Four Volumes. (Oxford Miniature Byron)
1896 
Henry Frowde. Oxford University Press. London. 1896. Four Volumes in matching leather slipcase. First edition thus. All volumes 11 x 7.5cm. Full dark green morocco gilt. Spine sl. dulled and worn at head and tail. All edges gilt, very bright and shiney, very attractive red endpapers with gilt star pattern. Volume I has gift inscritpion. Printed on fine India paper. Vols. I and II had small nicks along edge of spines o/w a lovely miniature set of the complete works of Byron in a slipcase. 71198 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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115 BYRON, Lord. The Works of Lord Byron (Vol 4 only)
John Murray, London 1831 
VOLUME FOUR ONLY. Small 8vo. Bound in full tan calf, gilt, with gilt decorations to boards, raised bands to spine, contrasting labels pieces. All edges gilt. Frontispiece. Volume includes 'Marino Faliero', 'Sardanapalus', 'and 'The Two Foscari'. Damage to foot of spine has been repaired. Boards a little bumped around edges. Minor foxing to interior, but a lovely little volume. 69396 
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116 BYRON, Lord. Wedlock's the Devil: Byron's Letters and Journals, edited by Leslie A. Marchand. The complete and unexpurgated text of all the letters available in manuscript and the full printed version of all others. Volume 4, 1814-1815.
John Murray, London. 1978 
First edition. DW. Colour frontis. 369 pages. Index. VG/VG 66477 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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117 CALVERLEY, C.S. Complete Works. With a Biographical Notice by Sir Walter J. Sendall.
G. Bell & Sons Ltd. London. 1913. 
No DW. Blue cloth, gilt to spine. xxxvii + 514pp. Portrait frontis., title page in red and black. Spine dulled, sl. wear to extremities. Pre-lims sl. foxed. VG 48672 
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118 CAMPBELL, Kathleen. [Ed.] Poems on Several Occasions Written in the Eighteenth Century. The Percy Reprints, No. 9.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford. 1926 
Cream paper-covered boards with cream cloth backstrip, black type to spine and, in decorative frame, to upper board. 212pp. Boards sl. rubbed and grubby with corners bumped, spine discoloured. VG- 53627 
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119 CAMPBELL, Roy. Adamastor.
1930 
Faber & Faber, London. Second Impression of first edition, 1930. Hardback. No DW. Original red cloth gilt, spine slightly faded. Endpapers are a little foxed o/w a clean bright copy. 78448 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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120 CAMPBELL, Roy. Adamastor. Poems by Roy Campbell.
Faber & Faber, London 1930 
First edition, third impression. DW. Extremities v.sl. grubby and spine v.sl. sunned. Pastedowns and ep/s v.sl. browned, ep/s sl. foxed. Sm. label to ffe/p. Wrapper worn at extremities and missing sm. portions at head of spine and from upper margin of lower cover. 6cm tear to upper cover. Spine sunned. F/VG. 7641 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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