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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
HEBER, [Reginald]. Heber's Hymns. London. Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1867. 8vo. xii, 92pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and engraved title page, and a further 92 engravings in the text. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth, A.E.G.Rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23686
GRAHAME, James. The sabbath: sabbath walks and other poems. London. James Nisbet and Co., 1857. 8vo. [2], 123pp, [3]. With a half-title, 28 engravings in the text after designs by Birket Foster, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23687
BOWLES, W[illiam] Lisle. Scenes and shadows of days departed: a narrative... London. William Pickering, 1837. First edition. 8vo. [18], xlv, [1], 118pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, an initial publisher's advertisement a catalogue, and a final advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green buckram, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, spine sunned, lettering-piece chipped. Book-label of J. O. Edwards and pencilled ownership inscription of professor of American literature at the University of Leeds Douglas Grant (1921-1969) to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, frontispiece ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23690
[TURGENEV, Ivan] TURGENIEFF, Ivan. Fathers and sons. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 8vo. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed pictorial blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Leaves browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21937
KORNER, Charles Theodore. CHORLEY, W.B.. The Lyre and the Sword of Charles Theodore Korner. With a life of the author, and extracts from his letters. Translated from the german by W.B. Chorley. London. Hamilton, Adams, and Company, 1834. 16mo in 8s. x, 248pp. With a portrait frontispiece of Korner. Slightly later dull silk covered boards, A.E.G. Some rubbing and fraying to spine, extremities, rear hinge starting. Frontispiece slightly marked and spotted. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Hartley Coleridge with the Translators respectful regards' to blank fly at front; a single manuscript correction in the same hand is made to G8r. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17727
POUND, Ezra. Personae: the collected shorter poems of Ezra Pound. [New York]. New Directions Books, [1926]. Fourth printing. 8vo. [12], 273pp. With an illustrated portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine 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. 23609
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
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
YEATS, W. B.. Poems, 1899-1905. London. A. H. Bullen, 1906. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 279pp. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. A trifle rubbed, edges lightly spotted. Endpapers toned. A fine copy. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23467
REYNOLDS, Frederick. A Playwright's Adventures. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1831. First edition. 12mo. [4], 356pp. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's black half-calf, drab paper boards, lettered in gilt. Heavily rubbed. Foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23303