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1176. --: The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier:

Frowde, 1904: Green battered cloth, 598 pages, very good contents except poor endpapers. 6.00

1177. ---: The Political Works of John Greenleaf Whittier:

Edinburgh: W.P.Nimmo, c1898: Lovely contents for age, maroon cover with wear at top of complete spine, gilt lettering, browning on endpapers, 560 pages, inscription 1898 . 15.00

1167. Browning, Robert: The Poetical Works of Robert Browning:

Oxford University Press, 1944: Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, contents good, 698 pages, normal browning for age. 25.00

1166. Browning, Robert: The Ring and the Book:

Nelson & Sons, no date: Spiral design worn blue cloth, browning on endpapers, 574 pages, aprox 100 years old. 5.00

1170. Edited by Israel Gollancz: The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith:

Dent, 1891: Small green cover, spine worn at top & bottom, but complete with gilt letters, 206 pages, lovely little book for Goldsmith fans. 12.00

1169. Goldsmith, Oliver: The Vicar of Wakefield:

Nelson & Sons, no date: Blue tatty cover, 283 pages, foxing, but lovely little book approx 100 years old. 4.50

630. Hemans, Felicia.: The Poetical Works of Mrs Hemans.

London: Frederick Warne & Co., n/d, c1910 Red Leatherette covers, scuffed spine, gilt edges, lovely book by the poet who wrote " The boy stood on the burning deck " etc 18.00

1173. Larkin, Philip: The Oxford Book of Twentieth - Century English Verse:

London: Book Club, 1981: Very good contents, foxing on edges, 641 pages, poems chosen by Larkin, rare in excellent dust jacket. 9.00

1172. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth: The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

London: G. Routledge, 1857: Brown worn leather boards, 581 pages, one page loose, foxing on endpapers, good for age, illustrations by John Gilbert. 16.00

623. Mary Wilson.: New Poems.    Wilson-Poems.jpg (1397059 bytes)

Hutchinson, 1979. First edition of poetry from the wife of Sir Harold. Slight tear in dust jacket otherwise lovely issue. 5.00

1174. Watson, James: The Spirit of the Doctor:

Manchester: Cave, 1820: Blue board later cover containing book of many 'interesting poems' and memoir of Dr Watson. Browning throughout this fascinating book, owned by James Morrison M P., and this was seen by Conan Doyle and inspired him to use the name for Sherlock Holmes' biographer. Rare item. 120.00

1175. Weekley, Ernest: The Romance of Words:

London: John Murray, 1917: Third edition, red cloth, 225 pages, inscription 5.00

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