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      Poetry first editions and rare books as well as Plays - many signed by the authors and/or illustrators, as well as deluxe limited editions. UK, Irish & American first editions. Condition is key for selection to our carefully curated collections.


      Wilde, Oscar - The Picture of Dorian Gray | front cover
      Wilde, Oscar - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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      £1,750.00 GBP
      Heaney, Seamus - Squarings - SIGNED | image1
      Heaney, Seamus - Squarings - SIGNED
      Arion Press
      £1,700.00 GBP
      Dunsany, Lord - The King of Elfland's Daughter - SIGNED | front cover
      Dunsany, Lord - The King of Elfland's Daughter - SIGNED
      G P Putnam's Sons
      £1,250.00 GBP
      Amis, Kingsley - Bright November | front cover
      Amis, Kingsley - Bright November
      The Fortune Press
      £850.00 GBP
      Stoppard, Tom - The Coast of Utopia ( 3 vols ) | front cover
      Stoppard, Tom - The Coast of Utopia (3 vols) - SIGNED
      Faber
      £850.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted - Flowers and Insects | front cover
      Hughes, Ted - Flowers and Insects - SIGNED
      Faber
      £795.00 GBP
      Heaney, Seamus - Death of a Naturalist | front cover
      Heaney, Seamus - Death of a Naturalist
      Oxford University Press
      £750.00 GBP
      Carver, Raymond - In a Marine Light | front cover
      Carver, Raymond - In a Marine Light - SIGNED
      Collins Harvill
      £700.00 GBP
      Pinter, Harold - The Disappeared - SIGNED | front cover
      Pinter, Harold - The Disappeared - SIGNED
      Enitharmon Press
      £600.00 GBP
      Burns, Anna - Milkman - SIGNED | front cover
      Burns, Anna - Milkman - SIGNED
      Faber
      £425.00 GBP
      Colfer, Eoin - Artemis Fowl - set of UK proof copies | front cover
      Colfer, Eoin - Artemis Fowl - set of UK proof copies
      Puffin
      £425.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted - Moon-Whales | front cover
      Hughes, Ted - Moon-Whales - SIGNED
      Faber
      £425.00 GBP
      Wilde, Oscar - The Ballad of Reading Gaol - SIGNED | front cover
      Wilde, Oscar - The Ballad of Reading Gaol - SIGNED
      The Old Stile Press
      £420.00 GBP
      Pinter, Harold - Gorgona : Tea Party | image1
      Pinter, Harold - Gorgona : Tea Party
      Josip Vanista
      £400.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted - Earth Dances | front cover
      Hughes, Ted - Earth Dances - SIGNED
      The Old Stile Press
      £380.00 GBP
      Buchan, John - The Pilgrim Fathers | front cover
      Buchan, John - The Pilgrim Fathers
      Basil Blackwell
      £375.00 GBP
      Cocteau, Jean - Le Testament d'Orphee | front cover
      Cocteau, Jean - Le Testament d'Orphee - SIGNED
      Editions du Rocher
      £375.00 GBP
      Eliot, T S - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats | front cover
      Eliot, T S - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
      Harcourt Brace
      £360.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted; Cope, Wendy etc - Prospero Poets | front cover
      Hughes, Ted; Cope, Wendy etc - Prospero Poets
      Clarion Publishing
      £300.00 GBP
      Johnson, B S - Poems Two | front cover
      Johnson, B S - Poems Two
      Trigram Press
      £275.00 GBP
      Haberly, Loyd - Anne Boleyn and Other Poems | front cover
      Haberly, Loyd - Anne Boleyn and Other Poems
      Gregynog Press
      £250.00 GBP
      Lowell, Robert - The Voyage and other versions of poems | front cover
      Lowell, Robert - The Voyage and other versions of poems - SIGNED
      Faber
      £250.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted - Meet My Folks | front cover
      Hughes, Ted - Meet My Folks - SIGNED
      Faber
      £250.00 GBP
      Stoppard, Tom - Rock 'n' Roll | front cover
      Stoppard, Tom - Rock 'n' Roll - SIGNED
      Faber
      £250.00 GBP
      Heaney, Seamus - Human Chain | front cover
      Heaney, Seamus - Human Chain
      Faber
      £250.00 GBP
      Orton, Joe - Entertaining Mr Sloane | front cover
      Orton, Joe - Entertaining Mr Sloane
      Hamish Hamilton
      £245.00 GBP
      Lessing, Doris - Play with a Tiger | front cover
      Lessing, Doris - Play with a Tiger - SIGNED
      Michael Joseph
      £240.00 GBP
      Bennett, Alan - The Uncommon Reader - SIGNED | front cover
      Bennett, Alan - The Uncommon Reader - SIGNED
      London Review Bookshop
      £235.00 GBP
      Stoppard, Tom - Indian Ink | front cover
      Stoppard, Tom - Indian Ink - SIGNED
      Faber
      £235.00 GBP
      McGahern, John - High Ground | front cover
      McGahern, John - High Ground - SIGNED
      Faber
      £220.00 GBP
      Rossetti, Christina - Goblin Market - SIGNED | front cover
      Rossetti, Christina - Goblin Market - SIGNED
      Artists' Choice Editions
      £220.00 GBP
      Hughes, Ted - Under the North Star | front cover
      Hughes, Ted - Under the North Star - SIGNED
      Faber
      £220.00 GBP
      Herrick, Robert - The Complete Works of Robert Herrick - SIGNED | front cover
      Herrick, Robert - The Complete Works of Robert Herrick - SIGNED
      Cresset
      £200.00 GBP
      Otway, Thomas - The Works of Mr Thomas Otway | front cover
      Otway, Thomas - The Works of Mr Thomas Otway
      C. Bathurst, et al
      £200.00 GBP
      Larkin, Philip - The North Ship | front cover
      Larkin, Philip - The North Ship
      Fortune Press
      £200.00 GBP
      Banville, John - Thieving : An Apologia | front cover
      Banville, John - Thieving : An Apologia - SIGNED
      Four Candles Press
      £195.00 GBP
      Heaney, Seamus - A Shiver | front cover
      Heaney, Seamus - A Shiver
      Clutag Press
      £195.00 GBP
      Yeats, W B - On the Boiler ( in a dustwrapper ) | front cover
      Yeats, W B - On the Boiler (in a dustwrapper)
      Cuala Press
      £195.00 GBP
      Robinson, Lennox ( edits ) - A Little Anthology of Modern Irish Verse | front cover
      Robinson, Lennox (edits) - A Little Anthology of Modern Irish Verse
      Cuala Press
      £190.00 GBP
      Peake, Mervyn - The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb ( UK proof copy in d/j ) | front cover
      Peake, Mervyn - The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb (UK proof copy in d/j)
      Dent
      £185.00 GBP
      Sitwell, Edith - Elegy on Dead Fashion | front cover
      Sitwell, Edith - Elegy on Dead Fashion - SIGNED
      Duckworth
      £180.00 GBP
      Stoppard, Tom - Rock 'n' Roll | front cover
      Stoppard, Tom - Rock 'n' Roll
      Faber
      £180.00 GBP
      Janacek, Leos - Diary of One Who Vanished - SIGNED | image1
      Janacek, Leos - Diary of One Who Vanished - SIGNED
      Farrar Straus & Giroux
      £175.00 GBP
      Hodgson, William Hope - The Wandering Soul & The Lost Poetry (Two Volumes) | front cover
      Hodgson, William Hope - The Wandering Soul & The Lost Poetry (Two Volumes)
      Tartarus Press
      £175.00 GBP
      Jennings, Elizabeth - Italian Light | front cover
      Jennings, Elizabeth - Italian Light
      Snake River Press
      £170.00 GBP
      Humphries, Barry (edits) - A Garland for Stephen Spender - SIGNED | front cover
      Humphries, Barry (edits) - A Garland for Stephen Spender - SIGNED
      The Tragara Press
      £170.00 GBP
      Montague, John - O'Riada's Farewell ( Richard Murphy's copy, inscribed and corrected by John Montague ) - SIGNED | front cover
      Montague, John - O'Riada's Farewell (Richard Murphy's copy, inscribed and corrected by John Montague) - SIGNED
      Golden Stone
      £165.00 GBP
      Stoppard, Tom ( Translates ) - Heroes | front cover
      Stoppard, Tom (Translates) - Heroes - SIGNED
      Faber
      £160.00 GBP

      Poetry first editions and rare books as well as Plays - many signed by the authors and/or illustrators, as well as deluxe limited editions. UK, Irish & American first editions. Condition is key for selection to our carefully curated collections.