HUGHES (TED) A collection of works, mostly poetry, inscribed by Ted Hughes to his sister Olwyn, 8vo; and 3 others, including copies of The Aeneid, a volume of Keats' poems inscribed by a young Olwyn Hughes (heavily annotated, with several drawings), and a copy of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam belonging to Ted Hughes, with his transcription of the W.B. Yeats poem 'The Stolen Child' on one of the endpapers (12)

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HUGHES (TED)
A collection of works, mostly poetry, inscribed by Ted Hughes to his sister Olwyn, 8vo; and 3 others, including copies of The Aeneid, a volume of Keats' poems inscribed by a young Olwyn Hughes (heavily annotated, with several drawings), and a copy of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam belonging to Ted Hughes, with his transcription of the W.B. Yeats poem 'The Stolen Child' on one of the endpapers (12)

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HUGHES (TED)
A collection of works, mostly poetry, inscribed by Ted Hughes to his sister Olwyn, including: HUGHES (TED) AND THOM GUNN, editors. Five American Poets, inscribed "To Sooze from Hooze pour t'amooze - in intervals of the booze", 1963--DICKINSON (EMILY) A Choice of... Verse Selected with an Introduction by Ted Hughes, inscribed 22 March 1969, 1969; Selected Poems and Letters, inscribed 26 August 1960, 1960--AUDEN (W.H.) Some Poems, ownership inscription "Edward James Hughes. March - 1948", and inscribed in green ink by Hughes "To Olwyn", 1946--The Faber Book of Aphorisms... Selection by W.H. Auden and Louis Kronenberger, inscribed "Christmas 1964", dust-jacket, 1964--STEVENS (WALLACE) The Collected Poems, inscribed "To Olwyn from Ted", dampstained, 1955--HOPKINS (GERARD MANLEY) Poems, inscribed "23/8/[19]49", [1949]--The College Chaucer, inscribed "To Olwyn from Ted", New Haven, [1929]--Persian Paintings in the John Rylands Library, inscribed "Xmas 1980", 1980, publisher's bindings, some worn, 8vo; and 3 others, including copies of The Aeneid, a volume of Keats' poems inscribed by a young Olwyn Hughes (heavily annotated, with several drawings), and a copy of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam belonging to Ted Hughes, with his transcription of the W.B. Yeats poem 'The Stolen Child' on one of the endpapers (12)

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  • "To Sooze from Hooze pour t'amooze - in intervals of the booze": a group of books by Emily Dickinson, W.H. Auden, Wallace Stevens and others, inscribed by Ted Hughes to his sister Olwyn.
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