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Lot 172
CORY (WILLIAM)] Ionica, 1891; and 17 others, 1890s poetry (18)
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Lot Details
[CORY (WILLIAM)]
Ionica, first published edition, errata slip, bookplate of Florence and Mary Parsons, George Allen, 1891--[BINYON (LAURENCE) and others] Primavera: Poems by Four Authors, publisher's wrappers with decoration by Selwyn Image, preserved in slipcase, hinges splitting, Oxford, B.H. Blackwell, 1890; The Garland of New Poetry by Various Writers, publisher's boards, Elkin Matthews, 1899; The Death of Adam and Other Poems, 2-PAGE ALS SIGNED BY BINYON to St. John Lucas (discussing the publication of his poems, dated 1903) tipped-in, Methuen, 1904--[WARREN (JOHN LEICESTER, 3rd Baron de Tabley)] Rehearsals, Strahan, 1870; Poems Dramatic and Lyrical, LIMITED TO 100 COPIES, 5 plates designed by Charles Ricketts, publisher's vellum gilt designed by Ricketts, t.e.g., 1893; Poems... Second Series, LIMITED TO 550 COPIES "for England", slipcase, 1895, Elkin Matthews--WATSON (WILLIAM) Epigrams, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed "To the Rev. John N. Hoare from the Author - May 17, 1885", Liverpool, Gilbert G. Walmsley, 1884; Poems, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on the half-title to the author's fiancee "To Marian [Roalfe Cox] from William" above a 4-line poem dated February 26th, 1892, Macmillan, 1892--NEWBOLT (HENRY) The Island Race, ONE OF 65 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 3-page ALS signed by the author loosely inserted, Elkin Matthews, 1898--LE GALLIENE (RICHARD) English Poems, NUMBER 33 OF 150 LARGE PAPER COPIES, loosely inserted a 4pp. pamphlet "Three Poems Printed for Private Circulation Only", publisher's boards, Elkin Matthews, 1892--[BLUNT (WILFRED SCAWEN)] The Love Sonnets of Proteus, wood-engraved frontispiece by the author, C. Kegan Paul, 1881--DARLEY (GEORGE) Poems. A Memorial Edition Printed for Private Circulation, [edited by R. and M.J. Livingstone], presentation copy inscribed by Lady Cooper [apparently Darley's niece] to her niece Louisa C. Cooper "in memory of one of Earths most gifted sons", [?Liverpool, privately printed, 1889]--WATTS-DUNTON (THEODORE) The Coming of Love and Other Poems, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed to Norman MacColl, The Bodley Head, 1898, unless otherwise mentioned FIRST EDITIONS, bookplate of Simon Nowell-Smith, unless otherwise mentioned publisher's cloth, 8vo; and 4 others, by Richard Watson Dixon, and H.C. Beeching (18)

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  • A collection of 1890s poetry, mostly author's presentation copies, limited editions or association copies.
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