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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)
SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . name inside, VG . £3.50


Raphael, Frederic ..BYRON . Cardinal 1988 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £8.50


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


= POETRY and biographies =


Allott, Kenneth (Edits)
. ENGLISH POETRY 1918-60 . Penguin rpt.1983 SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00


Beattie, William & Meikle, Henry W. (Edit)
. ROBERT BURNS: PEOMS . Penguin rpt.1975 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


Belloc, Hilaire ..COLECTED VERSE . Penguin 1958 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00


Bennett, Alan
. WRITING HOME (Prose)
. . . Faber rev.1997 (Photos, 634pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £5.50^


Betjeman, John
. JOHN BETJEMAN'S COLLECTED POEMS
. . . Murray enlarged edn.1973 (366pp) VIEW IMAGES . inscr. inside, VG . £5.50


. . POEMS . Pocket Poets rpt.1960 SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.50


Breman, Paul (Edits)
. YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT: BLACK VERSE IN ENGLISH
. . . Penguin 1973 (552pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £5.50


Brerton, Geoffrey (introduces and edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF FRENCH VERSE. 2. SIXTEENTH TO EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES
. . . Penguin 1958 . name inside, VG . £7.50
Brooke, Rupert
. THE WORKS OF RUPERT BROOKE . Wordsworth 1994 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00


Brown, Christy ..POEMS . Minerva 1990 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


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


Burns, Robert
. SELECTED POEMS . Penguin 1996 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


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


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


(Deryn Chatwin compiles)
. BYRON'S POETRY . Methuen Study Aids 1978 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.00


(Elizabeth Longford)
. [LORD] BYRON . Arrow 1978 (Illus.) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


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


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


Cosman, Carol/ Keefe, Joan / Weaver, Kathleen
. WOMEN POETS . Penguin rpt.1987 (396pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £5.50


Durrell, Lawrence
. SELECTED POEMS . Faber 1977 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


Eliot, T.S.
. MURDER IN THE CATEDRAL
. . . Faber rpt.1967 VIEW IMAGES . name inside, VG . £3.00


. . OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
. . . Faber rpt.1985 (Illus.) . VG . £3.00
. . THE COCKTAIL PARTY . Faber 1968 SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.50


Ewart, Gavin (edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF LIGHT VERSE
. . . Penguin 1980 (640pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £5.50


Forster, Leonard
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OR GERMAN VERSE
. . . Penguin 1957 (466pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.50


Fraser, Antonia (Edits)
. OXFORD AND OXFORDSHIRE IN VERSE
. . . Penguin 1983 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.50


. . SCOTTISH LOVE POEMS . Penguin 1976 (D196) VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . number inside, VG . £5.50


Grass, Gunter
. POEMS OF GUNTER GRASS . Penguin 1969 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.00


. . SELECTED POEMS . Penguin rpt.1980 . VG . £3.50
. . THE POEMS OF GUNTER GRASS
. . . Penguin rpt.1971 SEE COVER-SCANS . name inside, VG . £3.00


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


Gunn, Thom & Hughes, Ted
. SELECTED POEMS . Faber rpt.1972 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.00


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


Hartley, Anthony (introduces and edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF FRENCH VERSE. 3. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
. . . Penguin 1957 . spine-tear/name inside, Good . £6.00
. . THE PENGUIN BOOK OF FRENCH VERSE. 4. THE TWNETIETH CENTURY
. . . Penguin 1959 . name inside, VG . £6.50
Hayward, John (Edits)
. JOHN DONNE . Penguin rpt.1960 . VG . £3.00
. . THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ENGLISH VERSE
. . . Penguin rpt.1968 (484pp) VIEW IMAGES . name inside, VG . £5.50-^


Holub, Miroslav ..THE RAMPAGE . Faber rpt.N/D SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


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


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


Hughes, Ted ..A MARCH CALF . Faber 1995 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.50


. . . " . . " . . . . BIRTHDAY LETTERS . Faber 1999 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


. . GAVDETE . Faber 1979 VIEW IMAGES . sl scratch on cover, o/w VG . £4.50


. . SELECTED POEMS 1957-1967 . Faber rpt.1975 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


(Elaine Feinstein)
. TED HUGHES: THE LIFE OF A POET
. . . Phoenix 2002 (Photos, 318pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £5.50


Hutchinson, F.E.
. MILTON AND THE GREAT ENGLISH MIND
. . . Collier (US) 1962 SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.50


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


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


Kipling, Rudyard
. GUNGA DIN AND OTHER FAVORITE POEMS
. . . Dover (US) 1990 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.00


. . THIRTY POEMS
. . . Methuen 1925 VIEW IMAGES . 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 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


Lewis, C.Day
. C.DAY LEWIS: A SELECTION . Penguin 1951 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.00


Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
. THE WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
. . . Wordsworth 1994 (886pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.50


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


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


MacBeth, George (Edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ANIMAL VERSE
. . . Penguin 1965 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.50^


MacDiarmid, Hugh
. SELECTED POEMS . Penguin 1970 SEE COVER-SCANS . name inside, VG . £3.50


MacGibbon, James (edits)
. STEVIE SMITH: SELECTED POEMS . Penguin 1978 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.00


MacLeish, Archibald
. POETRY AND EXPERIENCE
. . . Peregrine 1965 SEE COVER-SCANS . name inside, VG . £4.50


Marvell, Andrew
. THE COMPLETE POEMS
. . . Penguin rpt.1983 (310pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00^


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


McKuen, Rod
. SEASONS IN THE SUN . Star 1974 (Photos) VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.50^^-


Morrison, Blake & Motion, Andrew
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH POETRY
. . . Penguin 1982 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.00


Muir, Kenneth (Edits)
. ELIZABETHAN AND JACOBEAN PROSE 1550-1620
. . . Pelican 1956 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


Munsterberg, Peggy (edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF BIRD POETRY
. . . Penguin 1984 (361pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.50


Nicholas, A.X. (edits)
. THE POETRY OF SOUL [SOUL MUSIC]
. . . Bantam (US) 1971 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


Norwich, John Julian
. CHRISTMAS CRACKERS . Penguin rpt.1983 . VG . £6.00
Osborne, John ..DAMN YOU, ENGLAND . Faber 1994 VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.50


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


Scott, Sir Walter
. THE WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT
. . . Wordsworth 1995 (758pp) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.50


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


Skelton, Robin (Edits and Introduces)
. POETRY OF THE THIRTIES
. . . Penguin rpt.1967 VIEW IMAGES . inscr. inside, VG . £4.00


Stead, C.K.
. THE NEW POETIC. Yeats to Eliot
. . . Pelican rpt.1969 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.00


Swinburne, Algernon Charles
. The WORKS OF ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE
. . . Wordsworth 1995 (336pp) VIEW IMAGES . nrVG . £5.50


Tennyson, Alfred Lord
. THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON
. . . Wordsworth 1994 (628pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.50


(W.E.Williams selects)
. TENNYSON [POETRY] . Penguin 1941 VIEW IMAGES . Good . £2.75


Thomas, Dylan
. A PROSPECT OF THE SEA
. . . Dent 1966 SEE COVER-SCANS . inscr. inside, VG . £3.50


. . MISCELLANY TWO
. . . Aldine rpt.1973 VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . 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) VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.50


. . ONCE . The Women's Press 1986 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


Wilson, Mary ..SELECTED POEMS . Arrow 1973 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £2.50


Woledge, Brian (introduces and edits)
. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF FRENCH VERSE. 1. TO THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
. . . Penguin 1961 . name inside, VG . £6.50
Wordsworth, Dorothy
. JOURNALS OF DOROTHY WORDSWORTH . O.U.P. 1971 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.00


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


. . [THOMAS] HARDY . Penguin rpt.N/D (464pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00


Lawrence Durrell/ Elizabeth Jennings/ R.S.Thomas
. PENGUIN MODERN POETS 1 . Penguin 1962 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.00^


Kingsley Amis/Dom Moraes/Peter Porter
. PENGUIN MODERN POETS 2 . Penguin 1962 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £2.50^


George Barker/ Martin Bell/ Charles Causley
. PENGUIN MODERN POETS 3 . Penguin 1962 SEE COVER-SCANS . 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 VIEW IMAGES . lacks half-titlepage, o/w VG . £2.50


Richard Murphy/ Jon Silkin/ Nathaniel Term
. PENGUIN MODERN POETS 7 . Penguin rpt.1968 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £2.50


A.Alvarez/ Roy Fuller/ Anthony Thwaite
. PENGUIN MODERN POETS 18 . Penguin 1970 VIEW IMAGES . 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 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.00


. . The WORKS OF GEORGE HERBERT . Wordsworth 1994 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.50


. . The WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
. . . Wordsworth Lib.1994 (Large format, 668pp) SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £6.50


. . The WORKS OF EMILY DICKINSON . Wordsworth 1994 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.50


. . The WORKS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS
. . . Wordsworth 1995 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50




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