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1 Akenside, Mark The Poetical Works . With memoirs and critical dissertations, by the Rev George Gilfillan.
James Nichol 1863 Hardback no dust wrapper Good to Very Good 
Nichol's library edition of the British Poets, vol XXVI IIThe text edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. Simulated full morocco on bevelled boards- gilt banding and title label, top edge gilt, hinges a bit weak, some foxing, headband and tailband worn 198581 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Selected Poems Of Matthew Arnold, Arnold, Matthew, edited and with an introduction and notes by Hereford B George and A M Leigh
2 Arnold, Matthew, edited and with an introduction and notes by Hereford B George and A M Leigh Selected Poems Of Matthew Arnold
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1916 Second Edition Hardback Without Dustwrapper Good. 
Some overall wear. 139 pp. 672021 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges, Bridges, Robert
3 Bridges, Robert The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges
Humphrey Milford: Oxford University Press [OUP] 1942 Leather Bound Hardback Good 
Full leather, with considerable surface wear and scuffing along spine and hinges. Gilt edges, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Apart from the wear to the leather, a nice clean tightly bound copy. 575pp including index . 741092 
Price: 19.80 GBP
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The Testament of Beauty: A Poem In Four Books, Bridges, Robert
4 Bridges, Robert The Testament of Beauty: A Poem In Four Books
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1929 Leather-bound Hardback. Very Good. 
A poet who richly repays reading. An astonishing work. A remarkable attempt.. Quarter calf with marbled boards and endpapers - gilt title and decorated spine. Top edge gilt. 191pp. Fourth Impression. Minor scuffing, but a nice clean well-bound copy. 4pp publisher's note on the text bound in at rear. 116178 
Price: 15.75 GBP
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Selections of the poetry of Mrs E B Browning, Browning, Elizabeth B
5 Browning, Elizabeth B Selections of the poetry of Mrs E B Browning
Smith, Elder 1891 Hardback no dust wrapper Good to Very Good. 
Light shelf wear only. 267pp. 112835 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: First Series, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
6 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: First Series
Smith, Elder & Co. 1892 Leather Bound Hardback Good reading Copy 
Full morocco on card covers. Some loss to leather at head and foot of spine. (ix) 262pp: Gilt edged pages. Rounded corners. 737020 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Oxford Editions of Standard Authors: Poems Of Robert Browning, containing Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Men and Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus, Christmas-Eve And Easter-Day, Sordello, and Dramatis Personae, Browning, Robert
7 Browning, Robert Oxford Editions of Standard Authors: Poems Of Robert Browning, containing Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Men and Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus, Christmas-Eve And Easter-Day, Sordello, and Dramatis Personae
Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press [OUP] 1932 Hardback without dust wrapper Good to Very Good 
Some overall wear. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. 731pp Including appendix (Variations and Emendations) plus a 148pp glossarial index. Text in Chaucerian English. Oxford blue buckram on board with blind stamped and gilt decoration and titles. 760323 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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8 Browning, Robert Poetical Works of Robert Browning
Edinburgh: Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell 1900 Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good 
Spine sunned. 104048 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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9 Browning, Robert The Ring and the Book
Dent No date given. Hardback without dust wrapper. Good Plus 
Everyman's Library. Owners inscription on endpaper. 116576 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron with Memoir and Explanatory Notes, etc., Byron, Lord, et al
10 Byron, Lord, et al The Poetical Works of Lord Byron with Memoir and Explanatory Notes, etc.
Frederick Warne & Co No date given. [ca 1880] Hardback Without Dust Wrapper Good reading Copy. Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait 
Some light overall wear to covers. Binding good and tight. . The Albion Edition. 720 pp. 688043 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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The Canterbury Tales [TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE], Chaucer, Geoffrey (translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill)
11 Chaucer, Geoffrey (translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill) The Canterbury Tales [TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE]
The Folio Society 1966 Hardcovers with slipcase Very Good Very Good With black and white woodcuts by Edna White. 
Light shelf wear only with two small bumps to corners of slipcase: Small neat gift inscription in each volume: Quarter leather on linen. top edge tinted: 8vo: Volume 1 288pp including notes: Volume 2 304pp. including notes 746010 
Price: 17.96 GBP
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Oxford Editions of Standard Authors: The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Chaucer, Geoffrey, edited by Walter W Skeat
12 Chaucer, Geoffrey, edited by Walter W Skeat Oxford Editions of Standard Authors: The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press [OUP] 1933 Hardback without dust wrapper Good to Very Good 
Some overall wear. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. Some pencil annotation to rear endpaper. 696pp including index of first lines. Oxford blue buckram on board with blind stamped and gilt decoration and titles. 760322 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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The Poetical Works, Collins, William
13 Collins, William The Poetical Works
William Pickering 1827 First Edition Leather Bound Hardback. Good 
Some wear to leather at edges, corners and along hinges. Binding and text block clean and crisp. 208 pp. Dark brown full calf. Gilt decoration and titles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. William Collins (1721 1759) was an English poet. Second in influence only to Thomas Gray, he was an important poet of the middle decades of the 18th century. His lyrical odes mark a turn away from the Augustan poetry of Alexander Pope's generation and towards the Romantic era which would soon follow. 704242 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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14 Conington, Professor John ( Translator ) The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace
George Bell 1882 9th Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good 
Brown cloth on bevelled boards with gilt decoration and title. Some foxing and browning to eps, but a nice tight clean copy. 199526 
Price: 10.35 GBP
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Select Translations from Old English Poetry, Cook, Albert S and Chauncey B Tinker (ed)
15 Cook, Albert S and Chauncey B Tinker (ed) Select Translations from Old English Poetry
Ginn and Company 1902 Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Some cover wear. Previous owner's name on endpaper. (xi), 195 pp. Including bibliography, appendices and indexes. 704220 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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16 Cowper, William The Poetical Works .- Vol 2. With memoirs and critical dissertations, by the Rev George Gilfillan.
James Nichol 1864 Hardback no dust wrapper Good to Very Good 
Nichol's library edition of the British Poets, vol XXXVI The text edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. Simulated full morocco on bevelled boards- gilt banding and title label, top edge gilt, hinges a bit weak, some foxing, headband and tailband worn 198582 
Price: 8.55 GBP
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Beowulf, Crossley-Holland, Kevin (transl), with an introduction by  Bruce Mithcell
17 Crossley-Holland, Kevin (transl), with an introduction by Bruce Mithcell Beowulf
The Folio Society 1973 Hardback without dust wrapper Near Fine Illustrated in colour with lithographs by Virgil Burnett 
No slipcase. 125pp including list of Proper Names and Genealogical tables. 760124 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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18 Donne, John Poems
Dent 1947 Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good 
Everyman's Library no: 867. Bookplate on front endpaper 116567 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Oxford Editions of Standard Authors:  The Poems of John Dryden, Drtden, John, edited and with an introduction and notes by  John Sargeaunt
19 Drtden, John, edited and with an introduction and notes by John Sargeaunt Oxford Editions of Standard Authors: The Poems of John Dryden
Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press [OUP] 1935 Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Some cover wear, and bubbling to front cover. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. 606pp including index of first lines. Oxford blue buckram on board with blind stamped and gilt decoration and titles. 760325 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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Popular British Ballads: An Anthology, Edited by:     Rhys, Ernest
20 Edited by: Rhys, Ernest Popular British Ballads: An Anthology
J M Dent & Sons 1939 Hardback without dust wrapper Good reading Copy. 
pp.340. Covers faded. Lean to spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. 676126 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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