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1 Swinburne, Algernon Charles Atalanta in Calydon
London Medici Society 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
No signatures. Moderate foxing to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in loose fitting non-adhesive plastic cover. ; xix, [1], 80, [3] pages. Quarter cloth and papered boards. Number 697 of an edition of 1025 copies. Printed on hand-made paper. Top page edges gilt. Bookmark ribbon. This title was first published by Edward Moxon in 1865. ; The Riccardi Press Booklets; 8vo 
Price: 47.25 NZD
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2 Swinburne, Algernon Charles Dolores
London Chatto & Windus 1916 First Edition Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Front and rear free endpapers torn out. Otherwise good. Moderate rubbing and fading to margins of boards. Some foxing. ; [32] pages. Red papered boards with white cloth spine. Small printed paper title label on front board. Page dimensions: 140 x 114mm. Deckle lower page edges on half of the leaves. Title printed in red and black. A poem in 8-line stanzas. 
Price: 31.05 NZD
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3 Swinburne, Algernon Charles; edited by Edmund Gosse and Thomas James Wise Posthumous Poems
London William Heinemann 1917 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Spine skewed or twisted. Paper spine label chipped and peeling. Boards rubbed and worn. 1" chips to paper at edges of corners of boards. Dust stains to top page edges. Internally clean.; xxvi, 194, [1] pages. Number 193 of an edition of 300 copies on hand-made paper. Quarter vellum and papered boards.. Dimensions: 9 3/4" by 6 1/4". Gift inscription on front endpaper reads: "Princess Victoria. From her affectionate and devoted 'old friend' [signature illegible] July 6th 1917."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 60.75 NZD
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4 Swinburne, Algernon Charles Selected Poems
London Oxford University Press (1944) Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Some dust stains to boards.; "The World's Classics" series (Oxford World Classics). 1944 reprint. xxi, [1], 339, [1] pages. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 149 x 92mm. With an Introduction by Laurence Binyon. 
Price: 35.10 NZD
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5 Swinburne, Algernon Charles William Blake. A Critical Essay.
London John Camden Hotten 1868 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Previous owner's signature on title page: "Harold Barnes / June 1879". Some pencil markings in margins. Spine re-backed, and endpapers replaced, lacking advertisements. Hinges a little tight. Small <1/4" loss of cloth at tips of corners of boards. ; iv, [4], 304 pages + hand-coloured frontispiece + hand-coloured title leaf + 5 hand-coloured plates + 2 b&w plates. Lacking the advertisements. Vignette on the letterpress title leaf with caption "Zamiel. / From the Book of Job." Blind-stamped blue cloth boards. Spine rebacked, with most of the original spine cloth laid down. Page dimensions: 224 x 139mm. Illustrations include attractive and vibrantly hand-coloured facsimile copies of Blake's illustrations, including two of Blake's title pages. Contents: Life and Designs; Lyrical Poems; The Prophetic Books. 
Price: 351.00 NZD
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