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481 POPE, A., GAY, John., GRAY, T., MALLET, DRYDEN, DIBDIN, MARVEL, SAVAGE., et al. The Cabinet of Genius. Containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the most Popular Poems &c. with the Poems &c. at large.
C. Taylor. London. 1787 
First edition thus. Small thick square 4to. Each section paginated separately. Each of the 80 engraved sepia portrait plates present, sculpted by Taylor, William Nutter, J. Ogborn and W. Birch using illustrations by Samuel Shelly and Robert Smirke, printed onto stipple engraved antique laid paper. Also contains 10 engraved picturesque landscapes bound at rear. 90 plates in all. Handsomely bound in full contemporary tree calf gilt, bds. sl. rubbed, expertly rebacked with original attractively decorated spine laid down, leather lettering piece, marbled e/ps. Armorial bookplate of Jane Houghton, dated 1807. Pages and plates lightly age browned o/w a very clean and sound copy of this work. It is very unusual to find this volume complete, bound from all the original parts. Over half of the known are defective and we are pleased to be able to present this scarce and unusual item. 36069 
Price: 1000.00 GBP
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482 POPE, Alexander. Edited by Mr. Warburton. The Works of Alexander Pope in Nine (9)Volumes. With His Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements. As they were delivered to the EDITOR, a little before his Death. Together with the Commentary and Notes of Mr. Warburton.
H. Lintot, J. and R. Tonson.. London. 1753 
Early edition. A superb set. Small 8vo, bound in full contemporary 18th century speckled brown calf. Raised bands with gilt decorations to bands and compartments of spine, boards are ruled with a double line of gilt. All 24 engraved plates are present as called for. Some signs of use to boards with some rubbing to extremities and some portions of wear to boards, vol. VII partially lacks leather to top compartment of spine, vols. V and VI lack very small portions of leather to tails of spine o/w a remarkably clean and sound set. The contents are clean and fresh. 66104 
Price: 1250.00 GBP
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483 POUND, Ezra. The Classical Anthology. Defined by Confucius.
Faber & Faber. London. 1955 
First edition. DW. Spine and outer margins of boards sl. sunned with sl. signs of wear to head of spine. Endpapers browned with neat bookplate and ownership inscription. Outer edge of pages foxed o/w a clean and sound copy in a sunned and sl. foxed wrapper that lacks small portions at head and tail of spine not affecting text. VG++/VG+ 45466 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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484 POUND, Ezra. The Translations of Ezra Pound. With an introduction by Hugh Kenner.
1970 
Faber & Faber, London. 1970. First edition thus (Enlarged). Paperback. 448pp. Slight wear to cover, but generally a very clean and bright copy. 81506 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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485 POWYS, John Cowper. Odes and other poems.
Village Press, London. 1975 
Paperback. 44 pages. A little worn to extremities. VG- 69747 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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486 PRATT, A. Llewelyn (comp). Our Friend The Dog in Verse. An Anthology.
The Guide Dogd for the Blind Association 1947 
First Edition paperback. DW. 113pp. Wrapper a little torn, and worn around the upper edge; also stained at foot og lower cover. Spine sunned. Price unclipped. Internally bright and clean. VG+/VG 65237 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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487 PRINCE, F.T. Drypoints of the Hasidim.
1975 
The Menard Press. 1975. First Edition. Pamphlet. Small tear to head of upper panel, and a little discolouration, o/w generally a clean and sound copy. Article by poet loosely inserted. 74527 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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488 PRINGLE, Roger (edited by...) and Richard EDMONDS (Illustrated by...)THOMAS, Edward. HARDY, Thomas. MASEFIELD, John. Three Poets. Thomas Hardy, John Masefield and Edward Thomas. A Coice of Poems made by Roger Pringle and Illustrated by Richard Edmunds on the Occasion of the Twenty-Fifth Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION.
Privately Printed. 1978 
First edition. 44 page booklet limited to 120 copies only of which 100 are for sale and signed by the artist. This is number 25. Decorated title page and illustrations throughout. Original green card covers, faded to spine. Small biro mark to bottom of cover. Contents clean and fresh. VG+. VERY SCARCE. 66712 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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489 PUDNEY, John. For Johnny. Poems of World War Two.
1976 
Shepheard-Walwyn, London. 1976. First Edition in Hardback. DW. A very clean and fresh copy in wrapper that is sunned to spine. SCARCE. 71843 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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490 PUDNEY, John. Spill Out. [SIGNED].
J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1967 
First Edition. DW. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "For Philip Oakes John Pudney Dulwich 1967" to top of title page. Slim 8vo. Wrapper a little rubbed in places. Price unclipped. Outer edge slightly foxed. VG+/VG+ 71766 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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491 PUSHKIN, Alexander. The Bronze Horseman. Introduced and translated by Robert Powell-Jones. With a Foreword by John Bayley.
1999 
Stone Trough Books. 1999. First edition this translation. Hardback with DW. xi + 85 pages. Includes also a selection of "Poems Lyrical and Political" and a novella, "The Shot" + as an Appendix the text of Mark Jones' address at the translator's memorial service. Six ill. plates. Very slight wear to edges of DW; a very nice copy of an exemplary publication. 81058 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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492 QUAINTON, Malcolm Ronsard's Ordered Chaos: Vistions of Flux and Stability in the Poetry of Pierre de Ronsard.
Manchester University Press, UK. 1980 
First edition. DW. 252 pages. 3 b/w plates. Index. A used copy in partially sunned wrapper. VG/VG-. 69748 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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493 RAE, Simon. With drawings by Sue Cave & Brian Partridge. Calendar. (SIGNED).
1990 
The Redlake Press, Clun, Shropshire. 1990. SIGNED Limited edition of 250 copies, this being number 210. Patterned paper covered boards, blue cloth backstrip. Slim square 8vo. Gathering is slightly loose to front inner hinge o/w a very clean copy. 75472 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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494 RAGO, Henry. A Sky of Late Summer. Poems by.....
The Macmillan Co, New York. 1963 
First edition, US. DW. Head and tail of spine rubbed. Extremities of wrapper worn and rubbed, esp. at head of spine. Sm. closed tear to bottom edge of upper cover o/w F/VG+. 6210 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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495 RAINE, Craig (Editor). Areté. The Arts Tri-Quarterly . Issue 16. Winter 2004.
2004 
Areté, Oxford. 2004. Paperback journal. A very clean and bright copy. Includes selections from William Golding's journals and an interview with Trevor Griffiths by Richard Eyre. 82371 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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496 RAINE, Craig (Editor). Areté. The Arts Tri-Quarterly . Issue 17. Spring-Summer 2005
2005 
Areté, Oxford. 2005. Paperback journal. A very clean and bright copy. Includes an extract from 'Longing', a "Chekhov play" by William Boyd. 82370 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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497 RAINE, Craig (Editor). Areté. The Arts Tri-Quarterly . Issue 18. Autumn 2005
2005 
Areté, Oxford. 2005. Paperback journal. A very clean and bright copy. Includes tributes to Joe Brainard by Patrick Marber, Sue Townsend, David Lodge, Wendy Cope and others + a poem by John Fuller. 82369 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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498 RAINE, Craig. The Electrification of the Soviet Union.
Faber & Faber, London 1986 
First Edition, PB. Original limp boards. 8vo. Signed by the author. Spine sunned. VG+. ISBN 0571139582. 26984 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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499 READ, Herbert. The End of a War.
Faber & Faber. London. 1933 
First edition. DW. Read's final reaction to the experience of World War I. Tall slim 8vo. E/ps browned with tape marks. VG- in wrapper that is worn and torn along top edge and has a sunned spine. 38933 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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500 REED, Langford. The Nondamsense Ballads.
Herbert Jenkins. London. 1937 
First edition. Original blue cloth, gilt. No DW. 127pp. Illustrated. Spine sunned, boards lightly soiled. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper o/w VG. 50472 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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