Hunting Raven Press, 1983. Ninth issue of this journal. Special John Piper edition with memoirs and essays about the artist and three fold-out facsimiles from Piper's "Snowdon Notebook" and many other illustrations. Also features the French writers Michel Butor and Georges Perros. Very good copy. (Book ref. 57) £6.00
Flannelled Fool: A Slice of Life in the Thirties.
London: Alan Ross, 1967. First edition. very good in very good dw. (Book ref. 74) £10.00
The Surgeon of Crowthorne.
London: Viking, 1998. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. (Book ref. 348) £8.00
The Life of William Blake.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. First revised edition, 1948. (First published by Nonesuch Press in 1927). The 1948 edition contains some material dropped from the later revised editon of 1971. Very good in sunned and edge nicked dust wrapper. (Book ref. 253) £12.00
Green Shadows: The Life of John Clare.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1951. First edition. Neat previous owner's signature. Very good in edge nicked and rubbed dw. (Book ref. 247) £15.00
The Hive: The Story of the Honeybee and Us.
London: John Murray, 2004. First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. (Book ref. 231) £10.00
London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. First edition. Original laminated boards (no dw was issued). A very good and bright copy. (Book ref. 221) £25.00
The Lost Weekend.
University of California Press, 2000. First edition, original paperback. The screenplay of the novel 'The Lost Weekend' by Charles Jackson about a weekend in the life of an alcoholic. Fine copy. (Book ref. 306) £10.00
London: Chatto and Windus, 1915. First thus. The author of the introduction was Walter de la Mare, although it is not signed. front decorative boards a little spotted with foxing, as are page edges, otherwise a good tight copy. (Book ref. 234) £18.00
Poetry Book Society: The First Twenty-Five Years.
London: Poetry Book Society, 1979. First edition. Contains short contributions by, among others, Eliot, Thom, Gunn, Betjeman, Graves, MacNeice, Larkin and Geoffrey Hill. Fine in fine dj. (Book ref. 232) £10.00
The Conversation of the Three Walkers and The Shadow of the Coachman's Body.
London: Calder and Boyars, 1972. First edition. Translated by S.M.Cupitt. Very good in good, edge nicked dust wrapper. (Book ref. 89) £10.00
London: Folio Society, 1982. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Introduction by James Cameron. Ist edition thus. Fine in fine slip case. (Book ref. 2) £8.00
London: Chatto and Windus, 1931. First edition. A very good copy with spine darkened dustwrapper (Book ref. 80) £10.00
The Poetry and Career of Li Po: 701-762 A.D.
London: Allen and Unwin, 1969. 3rd impression. Very good in very good dust jacket.. (Book ref. 242) £12.00
Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist. Edited by E.K. Chambers.
London: Routledge, . Muses' Library edition in two volumes in blue cloth with gilt dec. Slight split starting at side of spine on Vol 2, otherwise a very good set. (Book ref. 293) £12.00
The Thelonious Monk Reader.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2001, First edition. Fine in fine dust wrapper. A collection of biographical and critical reviews of Monk from many sources. (Book ref. 334) £18.00
The Scenic Railway.
London: Enitharmon Press, 1997 First edition. The paperback version ( a limited edition of 50 hardbacks was issued at the same time). Fine (Book ref. 192) £10.00
Journey to the Border. Introduction by Stephen Spender.
London: Enitharmon Press, 1994. First edition, revised from the original 1938 edition. Paperback (a limited edition of 50 cloth bound copies was issued at the same time). Fine. (Book ref. 195) £10.00
An Unmentionable Man. Introduced by Frank Kermode.
London: Enitharmon Press, 1994. 1st edition. Paperback original (a limited edition of 25 cloth bound books was issued at the same time). Fine (Book ref. 193) £10.00
The Mortmere Stories. Introduced by Katherine Bucknell. With images by Graham Cowley.
London: Enitharmon Press, 1994. First edition. Paperback version (an edition of 50 cloth bound copies was issued at the same time). Fine. (Book ref. 194) £10.00