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There are 212 books in this catalogue.
Judith Wright:  Birds
Book Number: 1873
Angus and Robertson 1962 first edition 8vo. hardcover. Very good in good d/w.
Keywords: poetry, peacock, currawong, egrets, pelicans, lory, migrant swift, winter kestrel, brown bird, swamp pheasant, black-shouldered kite, koel, magpies, wrens, butcher bird, parrots
Price: $18.00


Hewett, Dorothy:  Selected Poems
Book Number: 2618
Fremantle Arts Centre Press 1991 Illustrated wraps. Very good cover creased.
Keywords: windmill country, rapunzel in suburbia, greenhouse, alice in wormland
Price: $10.00


Collopy, Kevin E:  THE SPLENDID HOUR.
Book Number: 2773
Canberra, Australian War Memorial, 1951. First Edition, green cloth pp. x, 54; portrait frontispiece; a nice copy in same dustwrapper.
Keywords: Australiana Australasia Australasian Literature Lit Writing Writers Literary Military War Poetry Verse Poems World War
Price: $8.00


Chaucer, Geoffrey:  TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
Book Number: 2931
New York, Literary Guild, 1932 Modern version by George Philip Krapp with wood engravings by Eric Gill; Very Good, d/w yellowed and shelf worn. Rough cut pages.
Keywords: Poetry Poetry
Price: $18.00


RENWICK, Roger DeV.:  English Folk Poetry: Structure and Meaning.
Book Number: 3015
1990 Batsford Academic 276pp. Examines three genres: traditional English folksongs, local songs of regional interest, & working-class poetry. Good cond. in dj.
Keywords: structuralism, semiology, phenomenology, regional cultural accounts
Price: $15.00


Grigson, Geoffrey:  The Faber Book of Poems and Places
Book Number: 3018
London: Faber and Faber, 1980. blue boards in d/w. Very Good in same d/w - unclipped
Keywords: English Literature
Price: $10.00


Lindsay, Jack:  Meeting With Poets
Book Number: 3245
Frederick Muller London 1968 First edition 8vo. hardcover. 245pp. Very good. In good d/w.
Keywords: thomsa sitwell tzara aragon eluard poets
Price: $18.00


Gina Ballantyne:  Phantom
Book Number: 3397
Adelaide 1942 signed 1942. 8vo.Or.wrapper. (16pp.). 1st ed. A Jindyworobak publication
Keywords: poetry, australian
Price: $15.00


Church, Richard, Illustrated by Ward, John:  The Little Kingdom. A Kentish Collection
Book Number: 4178
London: Hutchinson of London, 1964 thus 1st edition. 8v0. Hardcover. 300pp. B/w illus. Good conditi0on, light wear to corners, previous owner's inscription on fl. torn d/w.
Keywords: kentish stories poems folk ballads history prose kent england county
Price: $10.00


Jack Gilbey:  MILESTONES and Other Poems
Book Number: 4615
Privately Printed 1943. Burns Oates & Washbourne: London blue cloth, faded spine, rough cut pages, frontis of Gilbey, title in gilt, good copy 48pp. Po inscription on ffl.
Keywords: poetry
Price: $8.00


Blum, Joshua, Robert Holman & Mark Pellington.:  The United States of Poetry.
Book Number: 5345
NY: Abrams, 1996 4to. hardcover. 176pp. colour & b/w photos. near fine / good d/w torn on top edge.
Keywords: poetry united states american lou reed cohen ginsberg baraka ferlinghetti cowboys jimmy carter hip-hop creole tagalog sign language brodsky milosz walcott
Price: $18.00


Gittings, Robert:  Famous Meeting Poems narrative and lyric
Book Number: 5905
London, Heinemann 1953 First edition. 8vo. cloth hardcover. 71pp. very good, minor wear to edges. / poor d/w chipped missing spine.
Keywords: Gittings, Robert poetry narrative lyrics poems verse
Price: $10.00


Selden, Raman:  English Verse Satire 1590 - 1765
Book Number: 5906
London, Allen & Unwin, 1978 8vo. hardcover. 193pp. index. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: English Verse Satire 1590 - 1765 donne vaughan butler rochester dryden oldham swift pope young dr johnson churchill poetry poets
Price: $15.00


Hughes, Joan and W.S. Ramson:  Poetry of The Stewart Court
Book Number: 5909
A.N.U. Canberra, 1982 Large 8vo. hardcover. 610pp. index. illus endpapers. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: The Stewart Court
Price: $15.00


Thumboo, Edwin. (ed):  The Poetry of Singapore
Book Number: 6100
Singapore, ASEAN Committee on Culture & Information. 1985 8vo. hardcover. 560pp. index. endpaper maps. good+, light to bottom cover edge, top edge faded. very good d/w. lightly chipped on top edge. Scarce
Keywords: Poetry of Singapore poems rhyms lyrics
Price: $30.00


McGough. Roger::  Melting into the Foreground
Book Number: 6125
Viking 1986. 8vo. hardcover. 77pp. very good. page edges slightly browned. / very good d/w.
Keywords: poetry poems rhyme lyrics peter mcgough
Price: $10.00


Isherwood, Christopher:  People One Ought To Know - Nonsense Poems
Book Number: 6151
London, England: Macmillan London, 1982 Illustrated by Sylvain Mangenot Hard Cover. Very good copy in same d/w. Very slight foxing on eps. First Edition. 8vo
Keywords: humour, poetry.
Price: $15.00


Chisolm, Alec H. [Dennis, C.J.]:  Selected Verse of C.J. Dennis.
Book Number: 6509
Sydney. Angus & Robertson. 1982. 4to. hardcover. 224pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w with crease3d inside flaps.
Keywords: Verse of C.J. Dennis. poetry australian poet
Price: $15.00


Sims, George R.; Selected and introduced by Arthur Calder-Marshall.:  Prepare To Shed Them Now. The Ballads of George R. Sims.
Book Number: 6784
London, Hutchinson, 1968. Large 8vo. hardcover. 152pp. b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: Ballads of George R. Sims. poetry rhyms
Price: $12.00


Baylebridge,W:  An Anzac Muster
Book Number: 6933
Sydney Angus & Robertson. 1962 (memorial ed. Vol. 2) 8vo. Hardcover. 263pp. Colour frontis. Very good, small marks on outer page edges. / very good, foxed d/w.
Keywords: australian poets poetry
Price: $25.00


Fanthorpe. U A Cotton. John Anderson L J.:  The Crystal Zoo
Book Number: 7294
London. Oxford University Press, 1985 1st ed. 8vo. Hardcover. 48pp. Very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: poetry poems
Price: $8.00


Webby, Elizabeth:  Early Australian Poetry Annotated Bibliography
Book Number: 7299
Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1982 Small 4to. Hardcover. 332pp. + b/w plates. Near fine/very good d/w.
Keywords: australian poetry poets poems
Price: $12.00


Dent, Alan.:  Burns in His Time.
Book Number: 20814
London, Nelson 1966. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 166pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's signitaure on fep./very good d/w with small tear on top corner.
Keywords: Burns, Robert poetry poems poets biography
Price: $15.00


Porter, Peter. ; Shapcott, Thomas W. (ed.):  Poets on Record 12: Peter Porter reads from his own work.
Book Number: 20963
Brisbane. University Queensland Press. 1974. Square 8vo. hardcover. 17pp. includes 45rpm record.. very good+.
Keywords: Peter Porter australian poetry poets poems readings recording
Price: $15.00


Hope, A. D. ; Shapcott, Thomas W. (ed.):  Poets on Record 8: A. D. Hope reads from his own work.
Book Number: 20966
Brisbane. University Queensland Press. 1972. Square 8vo. hardcover. 16pp. includes 45rpm record.. very good+.
Keywords: A. D. Hope australian poetry poets poems readings recording
Price: $15.00


Ch`en, Jerome & Bullock, Michael (Trans):  Poems of Solitude
Book Number: 21509
Lund Humphries, London, 1970 8vo. hardcover. 118pp. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: poetry poems poets verse chinese china
Price: $15.00


Walker, Bruce:  On The Spur of the Moment
Book Number: 21669
Privately published. 1999. 1st ed. inscribed by Author. 8vo. hardcover. 96pp. b/w illus by John Flakelar & Margaret Grant. near fine, owner's inscription on fep. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: australian bush outback poetry poems verse ballads
Price: $15.00


Smelyakov, Yaroslav:  Work and Love
Book Number: 22134
Progress Press Moscow 1976 first printing 12mo. 229pp. red leatherette in white d/w with shelf wear at the top and bottom. Rusian verse printed in red on one side and the english translation in black on the other.
Keywords: Russian, English poetry
Price: $25.00


Bloomfield, Robert:  A Selection of Poems By Robert Bloomfield Edited with an Introduction By Roland Gant.
Book Number: 22446
The Grey Walls Press slim 8vo, po name on fep, d/w clippped otherwise very good condition
Keywords: Poetry, Bloomfield was a poet who wrote about peasants and farmers from the perspective of a farm labourer in Suffolk.
Price: $8.00


Guest, Edgar A.:  Selected Poems
Book Number: 22823
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1940. 8vo. hardcover. 60pp. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: edgar guest poems poetry verse poets american spiritual happiness love
Price: $8.00



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