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Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. 5th printing. Slip case is a bit better than very good.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 103 pages. Spine and corners very slightly rubbed. Pale browning to endpapers and some light foxing to textblock. Yellow dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, grubby to spine and slightly faded and foxed to rear panel.
A Shropshire Lad by A.E. Housman has the same enduring charm of the Persian's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in that it is a compilation of short poems linked together by mood and theme. Illustrated in full colour. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1852530715. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase also in fine condition - just a few minor scuffs.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 236 pages. Spine is faded. Slip case is very good - some marks and scuffs.
Poets of the Great War, edited and introduced by MacDonald. Green pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Printed on pale green paper. Slip case is very good - faded to edges.
RUDYARD KIPLING SELECTED POEMS (THE FOLIO POETS)
Written by Rudyard Kipling; Andrew Lycett. Illustrated by George Tute.
Stock no. 2139450
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
Edited by Lycett with b/w engravings by Tute. Maroon leather spine with gilt title. Pictorial boards. The Folio Poets Series. Top edge maroon. Slip case is very good - some fading to edges.
THE BOOKMAN CHRISTMAS NUMBER 1930
Written by John Masefield; et al. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 2139024
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1930. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour plates, b/w photos and illustrations. With Special John Masefield Portfolio. Portfolio is MISSING! Some wear and creasing. Marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges.
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; browning to spine. Scuffing and wear to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
THE LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 2138822
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Published posthumously, edited by Christopher Tolkien. Tolkien's own version of the great legend of Northern antiquity, in two closely related poems: The New Lay of the Volsungs and The New Lay of Gudrun. Brown paper boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. 377 pages. ISBN: 9780007317233. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.
Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Book is fine. Scuffing to slipcase.
Decorative red cloth, gilt. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Slip case is better than very good - some edge wear.
Foreword by Spike Milligan. Pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.