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Sea and the Tower. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROWN, George Mackay BROWN, Erlend

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bayeux [Arts Incorporated], Calgary, Alberta, 1994, ISBN:1906209009:

Seller ID: 114263


BROWN, George Mackay. The Sea and the Tower. Illustrations by Erlend Brown.(Calgary, Alberta) : Bayeux (Arts Incorporated, 1994). First Edition. Pp ( 56) unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. George Mackay Brown (b. October 17, 1921, Stromness, Orkney – d. April13, 1996, Stromness, Orkney). A series of illustrated poems on the Trojan War. Contents : Village Elders Consult a Sea-chart; The Deepening Ocean; Tradesman; The Resignation of Seamen; Nght at Sea; Thirst; Rain; Fog; There Was a Ship; Visitant; The Helmsman's Dream of the Elements; Watchman: Night... View more info

Voyages. First Edition.

By: BROWN, George Mackay.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1983, ISBN:0701127368:

Seller ID: 114318


BROWN, George Mackay. Voyages. London : Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, (1983). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-48. 8vo, printed greyish-blue card covers with white and navy blue lettering to front cover, navy blue lettering to spine. George Mackay Brown (b. October 17, 1921, Stromness, Orkney – d. April 13, 1996, Stromness, Orkney). "This new collection by George Mackay Brown opens with a sequence of poems entitled 'Seal Island Anthology': its striking images and unforced simplicity evoke teh daily round of work and celebration, news and gossip, of the Orkney community as it used to be, ... View more info

Ear to the Ground, An.

By: CONN, Stewart

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1972,:

Seller ID: 6508


CONN, Stewart. An Ear to the Ground. L.: (1972). Poetry Book Society Choice. Card covers. Lightly sunned ow fine. 18.00 View more info

Paradox of Scottish Culture : The Eighteenth Century Experience. The Whidden Lectures for 1964. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DAICHES, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 105139


DAICHES, David. The Paradox of Scottish Culture : The Eighteenth Century Experience. The Whidden Lectures for 1964. [Foreword by E.T. Salmon]. London:Oxford University Press, 1964. First UK Printing. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-97,( 7). 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Professor Daiches deals first with the effects of the Anglo-Scottish Union of Parliaments in 1707. Did this make Scotland a cultural backwater? The effects of the Union were oddly ambiguous. Scotland kept iots Church and its legal system: the former, as even its secessions showed in the period 1733-1843, had a vigor... View more info

Selection of his Poems. 1st UK in dj

By: DAVIDSON, John ELIOT, T.S., preface LINDSAY, Maurice, ed./intro. McDIARMID, Hugh, essay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1961,:

Seller ID: 20799


DAVIDSON, John. A Selection of his Poems. Preface by T.S. Eliot. Edited with an introduction by Maurice Lindsay. With an essay by Hugh McDiarmid. L.: (1961). Vg-fine in dj. 35.00 View more info

Poems of John Galt : A Selection. First Edition in dj. association copy

By: GALT, John NEEDLER, G.H., ed. COGSWELL, Fred PACEY, Desmond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burns & MacEachern, Toronto, 1954,:

Seller ID: 17476


GALT, John. Poems of John Galt : A Selection. Edited by G.H. Needler. Toronto : Burns & MacEachern, 1954. John Galt (b. May 2, 1779, Irvine, Ayrshire,Scotland – d. April 11, 1839, Greenock, Scotland) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Very good in chipped d ustjacket. Presentation copy to Fred Cogswell from Desmond Pacey. 35.00 View more info

Buccaneer, and Other Poems. wrappers.

By: MALCOLM, John

Price: $280.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale-Court; and G. & W.B. Whittaker, London, Edinburgh, 1824,:

Seller ID: 10120


MALCOLM, John (late of the 42d Regiment). The Buccaneer, and Other Poems. Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale-Court; and G. & W.B. Whittaker, London,1824. First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-vi,[1]-202. Small 8vo, blank brown wrapp ers with printed label to spine. Not in the Dictionary of National Biography. A collection of poem by the early-nineteenth century minor Scottish poet, which largely deals with his time spent as a member of the 42nd Royal Highland Regiment (commonly known as The Black Watch), fighting during the Napoleonic Wars. During the wars with Napoleon (during the years of Malcolm's... View more info

Bridal Nightt; The First Poet; and Other Poems

By: MOORE, Dugald

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Blackie, Fullarton, & Co., 1831,:

Seller ID: 30169


MOORE, Dugald. The Bridal Night; The First Poet; and Other Poems. Glasgow :Blackie, Fullarton, & Co., 1831. Pp (8),[1]-[256]. Sm 8vo, green cloth, pa per label to spine. Covers rubbed, spine label chipped, heavily foxed throughout, small waterstain to corner of front endpapers, paper label with no.11 to bottom of spine, else vg. 300.00 View more info

The Defence of Guenevere. Scolar Press suede edition

By: MORRIS, William. KING, Jessie M.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Scolar Press, London , 1979, ISBN:859675580: 1979

Seller ID: 79735

ISBN: 859675580


MORRIS, William. The Defence of Guenevere. Illustrated by Jessie M. King. London : The Scolar Press, (1979). Pp [1]-41,(5). Illustrated. Small 8vo, limp brown suede, gilt to front cover, plain spine. “This Scolar Press edition reproduces the text and illustrations first published 1904 in The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems by William Morris Illustrated by Jessie M. King by John Lane, The Bodley Head.” - copyright page. William Morris (b. March 24, 1834, Walthamstow, London - d. October 3, 1896, Hammersmith, London). Jessie Marion King (b. M... View more info

Ship and Other Poems. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, Tom

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 345


SCOTT, Tom. The Ship and Other Poems. London : Oxford University Press, 1963. First UK Edition. Pp. 64. 8vo, green cloth. Very good in dj. 45.00 View more info

Child's Garden of Verses

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis SOWERBY, Millicent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David McKay, Philadelphia, 0,:

Seller ID: 73111


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses . Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby. Philadelphia, PA: David McKay, [n.d. - ca. 1910]. Pp. (2),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-125,(3), colour frontis., + 11 p. of plates. 8vo, limp maroon leather boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine, a.e.g. Spine sunned, some edgewear, dampstaining to fore-edge of final few leaves,gift inscription (from 1912) to first blank, else vg. 40.00 View more info

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Child's Garden of Verses. First Edition.

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.,, London, 1885,:

Seller ID: 107696


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child’s Garden of Verses. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1885. (Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., Printers, New-street Square, London, as per final leaf). First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-101,(3). 8vo, peacock blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt publishers decorationto front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom-e dges untrimmed; housed in green cloth marble-backed jacket, housed in an elaborate gilt-decorated full brown leather solander case, gilt lettering andfive gilt tooled bands to spine of case. Prideaux, A Bi... View more info

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Scottish Verse from The Book of The Dean of Lismore. 1st ed.

By: WATSON, W.J. (ed.)

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Edinburgh, 1937,:

Seller ID: 56167


WATSON, W.J. (ed.). Scottish Verse From The Book of The Dean of Lismore. Edinburgh : Published by Oliver & Boyd for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, 1937. First Edition. Pp [i]-xl,[1]-335,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. Volume One of the Scottish Gaelic Texts series. Bilingual texts. Two small faint stains to front board, owner's name, else a very good copy. 185.00 View more info