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= Biography/Criticism: =
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Alldrift, Keith
.W.B.YEATS. The Man and the Milieu (Biography)
. .John Murray 1997 (Illus.; 388pp; Large format) .VG .£7.50
Davies, Hunter
.WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
. .Hamlyn rpt.1983 (Photos, 366pp)
VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50^


McNeil, Helen .EMILY DIKINSON .Virago 1986 (Illus.) .VG .£4.50
Miles, Barry
.[ALLEN] GINSBERG. A Biography .Penguin 1990 (588pp) .VG .£7.50
Quennell, Peter
.BYRON: THE YEARS OF FAME
. .Penguin 1954 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£3.50


Raphael, Frederic .BYRON .Cardinal 1988 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£8.50


Reeves, James
.THE CRITICAL SENSE. Practical Criticism of Prose and Poetry
. .Heinemann rpt.1982 SEE COVER-SCANS .school stamp-mark inside, VG .£3.00


= POETRY and biographies =


Allott, Kenneth (Edits)
.ENGLISH POETRY 1918-60 .Penguin rpt.1983 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Amis, Kingsley .COLLECTED POEMS 1944-1979 .Penguin rpt.N/D .VG .£8.00
Auden, W.H.
.AS I WALKED OUT ONE EVENING. Songs, ballads, lullabies, limericks
. .Faber 1995 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Beattie, William & Meikle, Henry W. (Edit)
.ROBERT BURNS: PEOMS .Penguin rpt.1975 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Belloc, Hilaire .COLECTED VERSE .Penguin 1958 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Bennett, Alan
.WRITING HOME (Prose)
. .Faber rev.1997 (Photos, 634pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50^


Betjeman, John
.JOHN BETJEMAN'S COLLECTED POEMS
. .Murray enlarged edn.1973 (366pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .inscr. inside, VG .£5.50


.POEMS .Pocket Poets rpt.1960 VIEW IMAGES .nrVG .£2.50


(John Guest selects)
.THE BEST OF BETJEMAN .Penguin 1978 .VG .£4.50
Betjeman, John & Taylor, Geoffrey (Edit)
.ENGLISH LOVE POEMS .Faber reis.N/D SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Breman, Paul (Edits)
.YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT: BLACK VERSE IN ENGLISH
. .Penguin 1973 (552pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


Brooke, Rupert
.THE WORKS OF RUPERT BROOKE .Wordsworth 1994 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Brown, Christy .POEMS .Minerva 1990 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Burnett, Paula (Edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF CARIBBEAN VERSE in English
. .Penguin rpt.N/D (448pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .inscr. inside, VG .£7.50


Burns, Robert
.SELECTED POEMS .Penguin 1996 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Byron, Lord
.SELECTED PROSE .Penguin 1972 (570pp) .name inside, VG .£6.50
.THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON
. .Wordsworth 1994 (858pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£7.50


(A.S.B.Glover selects)
.[LORD] BYRON
. .Penguin rpt.1987 (364pp) VIEW IMAGES .scuff-mark to cover, VG .£5.50


(Deryn Chatwin compiles)
.BYRON'S POETRY .Methuen Study Aids 1978 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.00


(Elizabeth Longford)
.[LORD] BYRON .Arrow 1978 (Illus.) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Chigas, George .CHANTHY'S GARDEN .Loom Press (US) 1988 .VG .£2.50
Clapham, Marcus
.FIRST WORLD WAR POETRY .Wordsworth 1995 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Cohen, J.M. (selects)
.YET MORE COMIC & CURIOUS VERSE
. .Penguin 1959 (350pp) VIEW IMAGES .sl soiled cover, o/w VG .£5.50


Cosman, Carol/ Keefe, Joan / Weaver, Kathleen
.WOMEN POETS .Penguin rpt.1987 (396pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


Durrell, Lawrence
.SELECTED POEMS .Faber 1977 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Eliot, T.S.
.MURDER IN THE CATEDRAL
. .Faber rpt.1967 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£3.00


.OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
. .Faber rpt.1985 (Illus.) .VG .£3.00
.THE COCKTAIL PARTY .Faber 1968 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


. " . " . . THE CONFIDENTUAL CLERK .Faber 1967 .inscr. inside, VG .£3.50
(T.S.Eliot edits) .EDWIN MUIR - SELECTED POEMS .Faber rpt.1969 .VG .£3.00
(T.S.Pearce) .T.S.ELIOT .Evans 1967 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Ewart, Gavin (edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF LIGHT VERSE
. .Penguin 1980 (640pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


Forster, Leonard
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OR GERMAN VERSE
. .Penguin 1957 (466pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.50


Fraser, Antonia (Edits)
.OXFORD AND OXFORDSHIRE IN VERSE
. .Penguin 1983 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.50


.SCOTTISH LOVE POEMS .Penguin 1976 (D196) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Gardner, W.H. (Selects)
.GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS .Penguin rpt.1960 .inscr. inside, VG .£3.50
Grant, Michael (Edits)
.ROMAN READINGS (Translations in prose and verse from Latin literature)
. .Pelican 1958 (464pp) VIEW IMAGES .number inside, VG .£5.50


Grass, Gunter
.POEMS OF GUNTER GRASS .Penguin 1969 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.00


.SELECTED POEMS .Penguin rpt.1980 .VG .£3.50
.THE POEMS OF GUNTER GRASS
. .Penguin rpt.1971 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£3.00


Gunn, Thom (selects)
.BEN JOHNSON
. .Penguin 1974 SEE COVER-SCANS .crease to rear-cover, Good .£2.00^


Gunn, Thom & Hughes, Ted
.SELECTED POEMS .Faber rpt.1972 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


Hardy, Thomas
.SELECTED SHORTER POEMS. (Sel.John Wain)
. .Papermac 1975 SEE COVER-SCANS .lacks half-titlepage, VG .£3.00


(David Wright selects)
.THE SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY .Penguin rpt.N/D (462pp) .VG .£5.50
(John Wain selects and introduces)
.SELECTED SHORTER POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY
. .Papermac 1966 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


Hayward, John (Edits)
.JOHN DONNE .Penguin rpt.1960 .VG .£3.00
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ENGLISH VERSE
. .Penguin rpt.1968 (484pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£5.50-^


Holub, Miroslav .THE RAMPAGE .Faber rpt.N/D VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Hopkins, Gerard Manley
.POEMS AND PROSE
. .Penguin rpt.1995 SEE COVER-SCANS .school library stamp-mark inside, VG .£3.00


Howard, Elizabeth Jane (Selects and Edits)
.THE LOVER'S COMPANION (Poetry and Prose)
. .Pan 1999 VIEW IMAGES .small scuff to cover, VG .£4.50


Hughes, Ted .A MARCH CALF .Faber 1995 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


. " . " . . BIRTHDAY LETTERS .Faber 1999 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


.GAVDETE .Faber 1979 SEE COVER-SCANS .sl scratch on cover, o/w VG .£4.50


.SELECTED POEMS 1957-1967 .Faber rpt.1975 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


(Elaine Feinstein)
.TED HUGHES: THE LIFE OF A POET
. .Phoenix 2002 (Photos, 318pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


Hutchinson, F.E.
.MILTON AND THE GREAT ENGLISH MIND
. .Collier (US) 1962 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


Kendall, Joan M.
.OCCASIONAL POEMS 1936-1992 .Westernprint Ltd. 1992 (36pp) .VG .£3.00
James, Clive
.FAN-MAIL - SEVEN VERSE LETTERS .Faber 1977 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Kennelly, Brendan (introduces and edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF IRISH VERSE
. .Penguin rpt.N/D (470pp) VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£6.50


Kinsella, Thomas (Edits)
.THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF IRISH VERSE
. .O.U.P. rpt.1992 (422pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


Kipling, Rudyard
.GUNGA DIN AND OTHER FAVORITE POEMS
. .Dover (US) 1990 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


.THIRTY POEMS
. .Methuen 1925 SEE COVER-SCANS .foxing to page-ends, o/w nrVG .£6.00


Lawrence Durrell/ Elizabeth Jennings/ R.S.Thomas
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 1. .Penguin rpt.1963 .VG .£3.00
Lerner, Laurence D. (Selects)
.MILTON .Penguin rpt.N/D VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Lewis, C.Day
.C.DAY LEWIS: A SELECTION .Penguin 1951 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.00


Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
.THE WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
. .Wordsworth 1994 (886pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


Love, Harold (introduces & edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF RESTORATION VERSE
. .Penguin 1968 (380pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£5.50^


Lucie-Smith, Edward (Introduces and edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ELIZABETHAN VERSE
. .Penguin rpt.1968 VIEW IMAGES .sl scuff-mark, VG .£3.00


MacBeth, George (Edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ANIMAL VERSE
. .Penguin 1965 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50^


MacDiarmid, Hugh
.SELECTED POEMS .Penguin 1970 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£3.50


MacGibbon, James (edits)
.STEVIE SMITH: SELECTED POEMS .Penguin 1978 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.00


MacLeish, Archibald
.POETRY AND EXPERIENCE
. .Peregrine 1965 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£4.50


Marvell, Andrew
.THE COMPLETE POEMS
. .Penguin rpt.1983 (310pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00^


Masson, Ella (Selects)
.THE WORDSWORTH BOOK OF LOVE POETRY .Wordsworth 1995 (350pp) .VG .£5.50
MacDiarmid, Hugh (selects)
.HENRYSON .Penguin 1973 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00^


McKuen, Rod
.SEASONS IN THE SUN .Star 1974 (Photos) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Mercer, Vivian & Greene, David H. (Edit)
.1000 YEARS OF IRISH PROSE .Grosset (US) rpt.1976 (608pp) .VG .£6.50
Moore, Geoffrey (Edits)
.AMERICAN VERSE
. .Penguin rpt.N/D (614pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50^^-


Morrison, Blake & Motion, Andrew
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH POETRY
. .Penguin 1982 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.00


Muir, Kenneth (Edits)
.ELIZABETHAN AND JACOBEAN PROSE 1550-1620
. .Pelican 1956 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Munsterberg, Peggy (edits)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF BIRD POETRY
. .Penguin 1984 (361pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.50


Nicholas, A.X. (edits)
.THE POETRY OF SOUL [SOUL MUSIC]
. .Bantam (US) 1971 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Norwich, John Julian
.CHRISTMAS CRACKERS .Penguin rpt.1983 .VG .£6.00
Osborne, John .DAMN YOU, ENGLAND .Faber 1994 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.00


Plath, Sylvia
.SELECTED POEMS
. .Faber rpt.1989 (Large format, 350pp) .ex-school library., VG .£6.50
(Books relating to Sylvia Plath)
.BITTER FAME. A Life of Sylvia Plath. Written by Anne Stevenson
. .Penguin rpt.N/D (Photos, 414pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


Pope, Alexander
.ESSAY ON MAN AND OTHER POEMS
. .Dover (US) 1994 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Powell, Neil (edits) .GAY LOVE POETRY .Robinson 1997 .VG .£6.50
Ricks, Christopher (edits)
.ENGLISH POETRY AND PROSE 1540-1674 .Sphere 1970 .ex-library, VG .£4.00
Sagar, Keith (selects and introduces)
.D.H.LAWRENCE POEMS .Penguin rpt.N/D VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Scott, Sir Walter
.THE WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT
. .Wordsworth 1995 (758pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.50


Sharrock, Roger (Edits)
.THE PELICAN BOOK OF ENGLISH PROSE (1) From the beginnings to 1800
. .Pelican 1970 (708pp) VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£6.50


Skelton, Robin (Edits and Introduces)
.POETRY OF THE THIRTIES
. .Penguin rpt.1967 SEE COVER-SCANS .inscr. inside, VG .£4.00


Stead, C.K.
.THE NEW POETIC. Yeats to Eliot
. .Pelican rpt.1969 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


Swinburne, Algernon Charles
.The WORKS OF ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE
. .Wordsworth 1995 (336pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .nrVG .£5.50


Tennyson, Alfred Lord
.THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON
. .Wordsworth 1994 (628pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


(W.E.Williams selects)
.TENNYSON [POETRY] .Penguin 1941 SEE COVER-SCANS .Good .£2.75


Thomas, Dylan
.A PROSPECT OF THE SEA
. .Dent 1966 VIEW IMAGES .inscr. inside, VG .£3.50


.MISCELLANY TWO
. .Aldine rpt.1973 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£3.00


. " . . " . . THE COLOUR OF SAYING .Dent rpt.1977 .VG .£6.00
Thompson, John & Slessor, Kennth & Howarth, R.G. (edit)
.THE PENGUIN BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN VERSE
. .Penguin 1958 (312pp) VIEW IMAGES .name inside, Good .£3.50


Walker, Alice
.HER THE BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW. Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete
. .The Women's Press 1992 (460pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.50


.ONCE .The Women's Press 1986 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Wilson, Mary .SELECTED POEMS .Arrow 1973 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.50


Wordsworth, Dorothy
.JOURNALS OF DOROTHY WORDSWORTH .O.U.P. 1971 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.00


Wright, David (Edits and Introduces)
.THE MID CENTURY: ENGLISH POETRY 1940-60
. .Penguin 1965 (D81) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.75&


.[THOMAS] HARDY .Penguin rpt.N/D (464pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


Yeats, W.B. .SELECTED POETRY .Macmillan 1962 .VG .£4.00
Zhana (Edits)
.SOJOURN (prose and poetry reflecting Black women in Brian today)
. .Methuen 1988 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Lawrence Durrell/ Elizabeth Jennings/ R.S.Thomas
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 1 .Penguin 1962 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00^


Kingsley Amis/Dom Moraes/Peter Porter
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 2 .Penguin 1962 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.50^


George Barker/ Martin Bell/ Charles Causley
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 3 .Penguin 1962 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£2.75


David Holbrook/ Christopher Middleton/ David Wevill
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 4 .Penguin 1963 .VG .£2.50
Jack Clemo/ Edward Lucie-Smith/ George MacBeth
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 6
. .Penguin 1964 SEE COVER-SCANS .lacks half-titlepage, o/w VG .£2.50


Richard Murphy/ Jon Silkin/ Nathaniel Term
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 7 .Penguin rpt.1968 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£2.50


A.Alvarez/ Roy Fuller/ Anthony Thwaite
.PENGUIN MODERN POETS 18 .Penguin 1970 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Anonymous/Various-POETRY-BOOKS
.OGDEN NASH - VERSUS .Aldine rpt.1968 .inscr. inside, VG .£2.75
.T.S.ELIOT .Penguin rpt.1951 .inscr. inside, VG .£2.00
.The BRONTES. Selected Poems .Dent 1985 .crease mk, VG .£2.75
.The METAPHYSICAL POETS .Wordsworth 1995 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


.The WORKS OF GEORGE HERBERT .Wordsworth 1994 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


.The WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
. .Wordsworth Lib.1994 (Large format, 668pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


.The WORKS OF EMILY DICKINSON .Wordsworth 1994 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


.The WORKS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS
. .Wordsworth 1995 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50




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