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PILKINGTON, [Mary]. Miscellaneous poems. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [10], 144; [6], 142pp. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J, Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, inked ownership inscriptions of Juliana Robinson to head of both titles, foxed. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19668
PINDAR. Olympia, pythia, nemea, isthmia... Ebroduni [i.e. Yverdon-les-Bains]. Ex Societatis Heluet. Cald., 1624. [Sixth edition]. 16mo. 680pp. Recent calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, leaves toned and damp-stained More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23153
[POETICAL EXTRACTS]. Twenty Six Choice Poetical Extracts selected from Celebrated Authors, and Printed from copper plates Engraved Expressly for the Work, Each embellished with a Beautiful Vignette, Illustrative of the Subject. London. Published by Robert Miller [s.d., c.1820] First edition. 12mo. Engraved title page, 27 engraved leaves printed on rectos only, 12pp of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, some surface loss to boards, worm-hole to upper joint. Hinges exposed, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, small worm-trail running through lower margins, horizontal tears to two leaves (touching text), foxed and dust-soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21577
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of poems Written upon several occasions By several persons. With many Additions, Never before in Print. London. Printed for Tho. Collins and John Ford...and Will. Cademan, 1673. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 128, 131-185pp, [1]. Recased in contemporary blind-ruled sheep, later gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. Late eighteenth-century Porkington Library shelf label to FEP, early ink inscription of 'Ellen Owen' to head of title. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spine a trifle faded and creased. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15004
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of Poems: Viz The Temple of Death By The Marquis of Normanby... With Several Original Poems Never Before Printed, By The Earl of Roscommon, The Earl of Rochester..... London. Printed for Daniel Brown...and Benjamin Tooke, 1701. First Edition. 8vo. [8], 453pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisment pages. Recent blue morocco, gilt titling to spine, spine slightly faded. Slight marking to prelims, staining to R5 and R6. Very occasional marginal ink stains, marginal loss at corners of H3 and H4, not touching text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 9979
[POETRY ANTHOLOGY]. The Bee, a Selection of poetry, from the best Authors. London. Printed and Sold by Darton & Harvey, 1797. New edition. 12mo. [8], 204pp. With an engraved title page. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurt to FEP, near contemporary ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21850
POLLOK, Robert. The course of time: a poem, in ten books. Edinburgh. William Blackwood, 1828. Seventh edition. 8vo. [4], 394pp. With a half-title. Contemporary black calf, tooled in gilt and blind, dark green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mary Ann Hutchinson to head of half-title, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22157
POPE, Alexander. The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem...adorned with plates. London. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for F.J. Du Roveray..., 1801. 8vo. xxix, 79pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and five further engraved plates. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Rubbed, slight spotting to plates, light offsetting. Franklin D. Roosevelt's copy, with his ink inscription 'Franklin D. Roosevelt Hyde Park from Aunt Corinne' and the bookplate of Isabelle Fleming, with a further pencilled inscription pointing to this: 'a descendent of Pochontas and from her intellectual descendent to ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18844
PORTER, R.. The pleasures of home, with other poems. London. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy et al., 1821. Second edition. 8vo. [4], ii, [2], 128pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone plain paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Spine a trifle rubbed, light marking to boards, loss to lettering-piece. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'Mr. Edwd. Brooks - / with R. Porter's, christian regard, / Oct. 2 - 1821 -'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 14148
POUND, Ezra. Make it New: Essays by Ezra Pound. New Haven. Yale University Press, 1935. First American edition. 8vo. 407pp, [1]. Original publisher's Brown cloth, lettered in black, printed paper dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle creased, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine panel, price-clipped. From the library of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23613
POUND, Ezra. A Lume Spento and other early poems. London. Faber and Faber, [1965]. 8vo. 128pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper a trifle chipped, spine panel sunned. From the library of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his inked ownership inscription to FFEP and very occasional manuscript annotations to text. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23612
POUND, Ezra. Drafts & Fragments of cantos CX-CXVII. [New York]. New Directions Books, [1968]. First trade edition. 8vo. 32pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle browned. A crisp copy. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995). More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23626
POUND, Ezra. Section: rock-drill 85-95 de los cantares. Milano [i.e. Milan]. All'Insegna del Pesce d'Oro, 1955. First editon. 8vo. One of 500 numbered copies. [6], 107pp, [3]. Original publisher's illustrated grey paper boards, transparent plastic dustwrapper. A trifle marked. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995). More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23629
POUND, Ezra. Thrones 96-109 de los cantares. [New York]. New Directions Books, [1959]. First edition. 8vo. 126pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle marked, spine panel sunned. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995). More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23628
POUND, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. London. Faber and Faber, [1949]. First British edition. 8vo. 132pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed, a trifle marked, dustwrapper torn and chipped with loss to spine panel and flaps. Lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his occasional manuscript annotations to text. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23627
POUND, Ezra. Guide to Kulchur. [New York]. New Directions Books, [1952]. 8vo. 379pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, chipping and some slight loss to dustwrapper, spine panel sunned. From the library of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his inked ownership inscription to FFEP and occasional manuscript annotations to text. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23611