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)
Lot 366
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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