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  • Calligrammes by Guillaume Apollinaire


    University of California Press, Berkeley, 1991. First paperback printing. 23cm by 15cm, 513 pages in yellow wraps. Translated by Anne Hyde Greet with an Introduction by S.I. Lockerbie. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Spine is uniformly sunned, there is slight edge-wear to covers…

  • Collected Poems and Translations by Veronica Forrest-Thomson


    Published by Agneau 2, an imprint of  Allardyce-Barnett, 1990. Maroon cloth boards 21.5cm by 15cm, 286 pages in cream dustwrapper. Forrest-Thomson (28th November 1947 – 26th  April 1975) was a poet and criticial theorist brought up in Scotland. Studying  in Cambridge brought her into contact with poet Denise Riley. This copy is from the library…

  • Cosmic Realities Vanilla Tobacco Dawnings by Tristan Tzara


    Arc Publications, Todmorden, Lancs, 1975. Translated by Lee Harwood. Limited edition of 500 copies of which 15 have been numbered and signed by the translator.  This copy is NOT one of the 15. Yellow dustwrapper with printing over light yellow paper cover. 20.4 x 14.7 cms, 30 pages. The poems in this volume  are reproduced…

  • Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane


    Penguin, 1967. Penguin Classics. 18cm by 11cm 266 pages. Translated from German by Douglas Parmée. Condition: light edge-wear to covers, ink signature to inside of front cover, pages uniformly browned with age. Appears unread.  

  • Granta 72, Winter 2000


    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack and featuring Richard Ford, Olga Tokarczuk, Nik Cohn, A.L. Kennedy and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: Clean contents but crease the spine of front cover. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Italian Journey by J.W. Goethe1990s


    Goethe’s Italian Journey 1786-1788 translated by W.H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer. This Penguin reprint from the 1990s is undated. 20cm by 13cm 508 pages. Condition: pages uniformly browned with age and some wear and soiling to covers but a clean reading copy of a classic.

  • Komorni hudba by James Joyce [Czech version of Chamber Music]


    Dauphin, 2000. 19cm by 11cm cream wraps. This version of Joyce’s Chamber Music was translated by Petr Mikes with an Epilogue by Matthew Sweney, writer, editor, translator, and Assistant Professor of English at Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) and is…

  • Little Enough by Cid Corman


    49 Haiku by Basho, Sodo, Ransetsu, Buson, Ryokan, Issa, Shiki and a Tanka by Sokan. Versions by Cid Corman. Gnomon Press, Kentucky, 1991. First edition. 15.5 cm by 11.5cm. A beautiful little book of beautiful little poems. From the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: 1.5cm by 2cm loss…

  • Master and Man and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy


    Penguin, undated. Penguin Classics first published in 1977 by Penguin, this looks like a 1980s or 1990s reprint. 20cm by 13cm 271 pages. Three stories plus useful Introduction by the translator of the text, Paul Foote. Condition: neat ink signature to inside of front cover, pages uniformly browned with age and some edge-wear to covers….

  • Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo 1994


    Mexican novel written in 1955, describes a man’s search for his unknown father. Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden with a Foreword by Susan Sontag. Paperback 20cm by 13cm, 122 pages Serpent’s Tail reprint from 1994. Condition: Page edges uniformly browned with age and slight edge-wear to covers. Very Good.

  • San Camilo, 1936 by Camilo José Cela


    Duke University Press, 1998. Third Printing in paperback. 23.5cm by 14.5cm 302 pages. Translated from Spanish by John H.R. Holt.  Cela was winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1989. Condition: front cover slightly sunned towards spine, covers slightly soiled and edge-worn but contents clean. Appears unread.

  • Selected Poems by Fernando Pessoa


    Penguin, 1990s. The rear of the title page states that the second edition with new supplement was published in 1982 but this looks like a 1990s edition. 20cm by 13cm, 158 pages. Translated with an introduction by Jonathan Griffin, the poet is described on the cover as “…mysterious, mildly paranoid, incontestably Portuguese…” Condition: fading towards…

  • Selected Poems by Osip Mandelstam


    Penguin, 1977. Penguin Modern European Poets series. Translated by Clarence Brown and W.S. Merwin. 20cm by 13cm, 138 pages. Includes insightful Introduction by Clarence Brown on this Russian poet who died on his way to a Siberian labour camp. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003)….

  • Selected Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Penguin 1982


    20cm by 13cm 422 pages. The classic tales by the Brothers Grimm translated with an introduction and notes by David Luke plus Scots Translations by Gilbert McKay and Irish translations by Philip Schofield. Condition: Some soiling to the bottom edge of pages and pages uniformly browned with age but contents clean.

  • The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca


    New Directions paperback, [1960s]. The 16th printing of New Directions paperback first published in 1961.  Edited by Federico’s brother, Francisco Garcia Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Spanish and English parallel text. 20cm by 13cm, 180 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Covers a…

  • The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda


    Graywolf Press, [1990s]. Reprint paperback, 21.5cm by 13.5cm, 201 pages. Translated and with an introduction by David Rosenthal. Gabriel García Márquez is quoted on the cover: “The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War.” Condition: Covers a little faded and shelf-worn but book appears unread.

  • The Treasure Chest by Johann Peter Hebel


    Penguin, 1995. Penguin Classics translated with an introduction by John Hibberd. 19.5cm by 13cm 175 pages. Condition: pages uniformly browned with age and neat ink initials on inside of front cover. Appears unread.

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera


    Faber, [1993]. Paperback reprint. 20cm by 12.5cm, 314 pages. Condition: Edge-wear to pages and covers plus pages uniformly browned. Appears unread with Dillons till receipt from April 1993 laid in.

  • The Vinland Sagas The Norse Discovery of America Penguin Classics 1968


    Penguin, 1968. 18cm by 11cm, 123 pages. Penguin Classics. Two medieval Icelandic sagas translated with an introduction by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Palsson. Condition: Covers bright but edge-worn and spine creased. Pages uniformly browned with age plus a neat, dated ink signature to fly-leaf.

  • The Wasps/ The Poet and The Women/The Frogs by Aristophanes


    Penguin Classics, [1990s]. 19.5cm by 13cm paperback reprint with colour illustrated wraps, 223 pages.Translated with an Introduction by David Barrett. Three plays. Condition: Slight shelf-wear and page edges browned with age. Appears unread.