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AUSTRALIAN POETRY BOOKS, HENRY LAWSON, BANJO PATERSON, JOHN O' BRIEN, OLD AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS

Book Id: 13pw0314

Price: $16.40

Title: The Collected Poems of JOHN MASEFIELD

Author: JOHN MASEFIELD

Publisher: Heinemann London 1936 Reprint, 1st pub. 1923, Hardcover 8vo without Dj 957 Pages Index of First Lines Back cover slightly loose to spine (all intact)

Condition:Blue Hardcover with gilt title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name & page of names in ink with Best Wishes Form 6B 1937 to frepr, slight foxing to eprs, without dustjacket.

Description: "Goneys an' gullies an' all o' the birds o' the sea They ain't no birds, not really," said Billy the Dane. "Not mollies, nor gullies, nor goneys at all," said he, "But simply the sperrits of mariners livin' again." from 'Sea Change'

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Book Id: 13pw0313

Price: $39.90

Title: The Complete Poems of CHRISTINA ROSSETTI A Varorium Edition 2 Volumes

Author: Edited, with Textual Notes and Introductions by R. W. CRUMP

Publisher: Louisana State University Press, Baton Rouge & London, 1991 Printing Copyright 1979 Hardcover large 8vos without Djs Vol.1; 332 Pages & Vol.2; 525 Pages

Condition:Both volumes; Green cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt on brown title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjackets.

Description: I watched a rosebud very long Brought on by dew and sun and shower, Waiting to see the perfect flower: Then, when I thought it should be strong, It opened at the matin hour And fell at evensong.

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Book Id: 13pw0231

Price: $19.95

Title: OXFORD BOOK of CHILDREN'S VERSE Editor Opie 1987 Dj

Author: Chosen and Edited, with Notes by Iona and Peter Opie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, U.K., 1987, seventh reprint with corrections, 1st pub. 1973, 407pp., hardcover 8vo with dj, 6 Parts, Authors and Sources, Index of Authors.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine & frcover, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped, GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear in a clear plastic cover

Description: Medieval and Sixteenth Century - Seventeenth Century - Eighteenth Century - Nineteenth Century : First Half - Nineteenth Century : Second Half - Twentieth Century This book contains more than three hundred pieces by 123 named authors

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Book Id: 13pw0134

Price: $14.50

Title: GITANJALI Song Offerings A Collection of Prose Translations made by the Author from the Original Bengali

Author: RABINDRANATH TAGORE With an Introduction by W. B. Yeats

Publisher: Macmillan London 1915 22nd Reprint 1st Pub. 1913 H/c 8vo without Dj 101 Pages Index of First Words

Condition:Blue H/c gilt title to spine (faded) & to frcvr, no inscriptions, foxing & age-toning to eprs, pages are rough-cut CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without dustjacket.

Description: Thou has made me endless, such is thy pleasure. This frail vessel thou emptiest again and again, and fillest it ever with fresh life.

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Book Id: 13pw0129

Price: $Sold

Title: THE ODYSSEY

Author: HOMER Translated in Selection by F. L. Lucas Illustrations engraved on copper by John Buckland-Wright

Publisher: Folio Society London 1948 H/c oblong 8vo with Dj 135 Pages

Condition:Brown H/c Gilt title to spine & design to frcvr slight edgewear no inscriptions slight foxing to eprs CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped poor dustjacket with several tears piece missing to back cvr & edgewear

Description: This is not merely a tale of changes and chances in perious seas : it is a tale of loyalties that all those changes and chances failed to break.

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Book Id: 13pw0128

Price: $12.50

Title: Selected POEMS of ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

Author: ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE With an Introduction by Humphrey Hare

Publisher: William Heinemann London 1950 1st Edition H/c 8vo without Dj 233 Pages 1837-1909

Condition:Blue H/c gilt title to spine & gilt design to frcvr slight edgewear previous owner's name to frepr slight foxing to eprs & page edges CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without Dustjacket

Description: I hid my heart in a nest of roses, Out of the sun's way, hidden apart; In a softer bed than the soft white snow's is, Under the roses I hid my heart. Ah, ah, thy beauty, like a beast it bites, Stings like an adder, like an arrow smites . . .

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Book Id: 13pw0127

Price: $14.50

Title: The LURE of the LIMERICK An Uninhibited HISTORY

Author: William S. Baring-Gould

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis London 1969 Fifth Imp. 1st Pub. in this Collection 1967 Large 8vo with Dj Red endpapers 143 Pages

Condition:Red H/c gilt title to spine, slight edgewear Signature of J. Gould 1969 to frepr slight foxing to page edges CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET stains to i/s slight edgewear

Description: The limerick's an art form complex Whose contents run chiefly to sex. It's famous for virgins and masculine urgin's and vulgar erotic effects.

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Book Id: 13pw0126

Price: $15.00

Title: The Complete POETRY and SELECTED PROSE of JOHN DONNE

Author: JOHN DONNE Edited & Introduction by Charles M. Coffin

Publisher: Modern Library New York 1952 H/c 8vo with Dustjacket 594 Pages

Condition:Brown H/c gilt title to spine indent pub. design to frcvr, minimal edgewear no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: In the twentieth century, John Donne has become one of the most influential and widely read poets, for both his love poems and his sacred verse.

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