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lakeland poets collection

By: N/A

Price: £10.84

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01916


A collection of lakeland poets. The book is in very good condition. View more info

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Ode to the Countryside: Poems to Celebrate the British Landscape

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, National Trust: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03108


Explore Britain's green and pleasant land with this rich collection of poetry. Some of our best-loved poets muse on the simple joys of rural life. Beautifully illustrated by classic artists this celebration of Britain's pastures, sleepy villages and dramatic landscapes is one to treasure. A good, clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Country Verse

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03470


An anthology which is delightful for its own sake has also a certain importance for the way in which it emphasises an affinity for the countryside shared by English poets and English painters. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Inferno:The Divine Comedy: Volume 1:

By: Dante, Alighieri: Translated and edited by Robin Kirkpatrick

Price: £13.55

Publisher: Penquin Classic, Penguin Classics: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03527


Dante called his poem a ' comedy', or commedia. Only in the sixteenth century was the adjective ' divine' attached to Dante's original title. The commedia is a single poem of one hundred cantos, subdivided into three parts- The Inferno, The Purgatorio and the Paradisio, each part constituting a cantica. This translation of the Inferno is the first in a three volume set. There is a light mark on the forward face of the text block. A tight clean copy. View more info

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Twenty - Five Poems

By: Dylan Thomas

Price: £31.25

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03691


' A new poet has arisen who shows every promise of greatness. His work is on a huge scale both in theme and structurally and the form of many of the poems is superb,... Here alone among the poets of the younger generation is one who could produce sonnets worthy of our great heritage.' - Edith Sitwell. 1936. The boards shows light wear and there is an inscription and a small tear on the front end paper. The D/W which is covered in plastic shows signs of discolouration and... View more info

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An Explosion of Limericks

By: Holland, Vyvyan

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03373


This cheerful volume, with its wealth of misleading information, is guaranteed to elicit every kind of appreciative merriment from the horse-laugh to the superior smile of a subtle point well taken. The text block is lightly marked as is the ffep's there is also a gift dedication in ink . The D/W is worn and torn and is also price-clipped. A good tight copy. View more info

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The Folio Book of Humorous Verse

By: Leeson, Edward

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03317


This book, full of humorous poetry ,verse and limericks and with its brightly coloured pictorial covers should make you smile or even laugh. It comes complete with a slipcase. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

The Poetical works of Longfellow

By: Longfellow

Price: £9.03

Publisher: london, Fredrick warne: 1912

Sellers ID: 01838


Book in a bright red cover with gold edges in v/g order with two dedications on end papers one dated 1912. View more info

Thousand and One Gems or English Poetry

By: Mackay ,Charles LLD

Price: £16.26

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 0

Sellers ID: 00684


The hardcovers shows signs of wear on the corners and down the spine it has gilt edged pages which are tanned it and marbled endpapers na dpastedowns,it also has a dedication dated 1872. View more info

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Curious Cats: In Art and Poetry.

By: unknown

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Uk, British Museum Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02090


The mysterious feline has never ceased to fascinate mankind. In this enchanting collection, poems by classic writers including William Blake, Emily Dickinson, T.S.Eliot, Kate Greenaway and Edward Lear are paired with intriguing images of cats from ancient Egypt, India,China and Japan, as well as by famous artists such as Goya, Toulouse-Lautrec and Arthur Rackham. Adults and younger readers alike are sure to fall under the spell of these Curious Cats! View more info

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Helen of Troy and Cleopatra

By: Viscount Mersey

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, John Murry: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 00978


The d/w is badly chipped and worn and as a an ink stain on the front cover.There is also pencil markings on the fep. View more info