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BEDFORD, William, 1943- : THE HOLLOW LANDSCAPES.

BEDFORD, William, 1943- : THE HOLLOW LANDSCAPES.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1977). First edition : one of twenty-five special numbered copies, signed by William Bedford on a pasted-in slip. A collection of twenty-three poems, including “Painting of a Winter Afternoon with Sheep”, “Merlin Listens to a Thrush”, “The Elephant Flower”, etc.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). (34)pp. Original white wrappers, printed in green; some spotting to upper wrapper, but otherwise a very good copy.

£20

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BENNETT, Roy, 1925- : PHASES OF MEMORY : POEMS.

BENNETT, Roy, 1925- : PHASES OF MEMORY : POEMS.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1973). First edition. Nine poems.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). 22,[ii]pp. Original white stapled wrappers, printed in blue; a little spotted, but a good copy.

£15

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BENNETT, Roy, 1925- : IMAGES OF SUMMER.

BENNETT, Roy, 1925- : IMAGES OF SUMMER.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1981). First edition : one of twenty-five special copies numbered and signed by Roy Bennett. A collection of over fifty poems, including “Lady with a Dog”, the “Little Bestiary” sequence, and some thirty poems on Irish themes – “Yeats at Drumcliff”, “Driving in Connemara”, “Car Ferry from Dun Laoghaire”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (88)pp. Original bright blue wrappers, printed in black; very faintly marked, a few spots, but otherwise very good.

£20

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CHATTERJEE, Debjani, 1952- : I WAS THAT WOMAN.

CHATTERJEE, Debjani, 1952- : I WAS THAT WOMAN.

Frome : Hippopotamus Press, (1989). First edition : the hardback issue – one of ten special copies numbered and signed by Debjani Chatterjee. Her first full collection of poetry – thirty-five poems. “Being Indian, I live abroad, In England, Germany, Disneyland ...”.
Post 8vo (22cm). 58,[ii]pp. Original pale orange boards, lettered in gilt; just a hint of bruising, but a very good copy in the original yellow, cerise and white dust-jacket – also very good.

£50

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CLUCAS, Humphrey, 1941- : SMALL COMFORT.

CLUCAS, Humphrey, 1941- : SMALL COMFORT.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1975). First edition. Inscribed and signed by Humphrey Clucas on the title-page. Eighteen poems, including “Nightpiece”, “Sophocles at the Dentist”, “A Poem of Drayton’s”, etc.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). 24pp. Original white stapled wrappers printed in blue; a touch tanned at spine, a couple of tiny marks, but otherwise a very good copy.

£20

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COOKSON, William, 1939-2003 : DREAM TRACES.

COOKSON, William, 1939-2003 : DREAM TRACES.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1975). First edition : one of forty special copies, numbered and signed by William Cookson. A sequence of thirteen poems, .
Foolscap 4to (21cm). 16pp. Original white stapled wrappers, printed in red; edges a little spotted and tanned, but otherwise a good copy.

£20

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DALE, Peter (Peter John), 1938- : CROSS CHANNEL.

DALE, Peter (Peter John), 1938- : CROSS CHANNEL.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1977). First edition : one of twenty-five special copies numbered and signed by Peter Dale (although numbered 26). This copy further signed on the title-page. A collection of thirteen original poems, with a further eight poems after Corbière and Mallarmé.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). (32),[ii]pp. Original white stiff wrappers, printed in maroon; spine and edges lightly sunned, but otherwise a very good copy.

£25

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DALE, Peter (Peter John), 1938- : EARTH LIGHT.

DALE, Peter (Peter John), 1938- : EARTH LIGHT.

Frome : Hippopotamus Press, (1991). First edition : one of just ten special copies in hardback numbered and signed by Peter Dale. A collection of fifty-four poems.
Demy 8vo (23cm). 72pp. Original green rexine, lettered in gilt; very slightly bruised, but otherwise very good in the original green dust-jacket – inevitably a little sunned at spine, but otherwise also very good.

£40

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DENT, Peter, 1938- : THE TIME BETWEEN.

DENT, Peter, 1938- : THE TIME BETWEEN.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1974). First edition. Inscribed and signed by Peter Dent on the title-page. Twenty poems, including translations from the Chinese of Han-Shan, etc.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). 26 [i.e. 24]pp, Original white stapled wrappers, ruled and lettered in brown; a few faint marks, spots and slight creases, but otherwise a good copy of a fragile production.

£15

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DENT, Peter, 1938- : DISTANT  LAMPS.

DENT, Peter, 1938- : DISTANT LAMPS.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1980). First edition. Signed by Peter Dent on the half-title. A collection of fifty-two poems, including “Mark Rothko 1903-70”, “Close of Play”, “Standing Stones”, “Dream Names”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 68pp. Original green stiffened wrappers, printed in black; very good.

£20

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GREENING, John, 1954- : WESTERNERS.

GREENING, John, 1954- : WESTERNERS.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1982). First edition : one of twenty-five special numbered copies signed by John Greening. A collection of twenty-four poems, mainly inspired by his two years in Egypt – “After Karnak”, “Aswan”, “A Date from Nubia”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (78),[ii]pp. Original yellow wrappers, printed in black; faintly marked and bruised; a few spots, but a good copy.

£20

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JOHN, Roland, 1940- : REPORT FROM THE DESERT : POEMS 1970-1972.

JOHN, Roland, 1940- : REPORT FROM THE DESERT : POEMS 1970-1972.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1973). First edition. Signed and dated (1985) by Roland John on the first leaf. A collection of sixteen poems from John’s own Hippopotamus Press.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). (24)pp. Original white stapled wrappers, ruled and lettered in red; a few slight spots, but otherwise a very good copy.

£20

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McCARTHY, Shaun, 1953- : THE BANNED MAN.

McCARTHY, Shaun, 1953- : THE BANNED MAN.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1984). First edition : one of twenty-five special numbered copies signed by Shaun McCarthy. A collection of twenty-three poems, including “Two Short Films”, “On Hembury Fort”, “American Thriller Movie”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (60),[iv]pp. Original grey wrappers, printed in black; very good.

£20

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MOORE, Hubert, 1934- : DOWN BY A BICYCLE.

MOORE, Hubert, 1934- : DOWN BY A BICYCLE.

Sutton : Hippopotamus Press, (1979). First edition : one of twenty-five special numbered copies signed by Hubert Moore. A collection of twenty-seven poems, including “Wallpaper Quarrel”, “At Long Melford”, “Book-Buying”, “Decorating Incident”, etc.
good. Demy 8vo (22cm). (38),[ii]pp. Original sage wrappers, printed in black; edges a little spotted, otherwise very good.

£20

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WARD, Donald, 1909-2003 : LARK OVER STONE WALLS.

WARD, Donald, 1909-2003 : LARK OVER STONE WALLS.

Frome : Hippopotamus Press, (1993). First edition : one of ten special copies numbered and signed by Donald Ward. A collection of forty-six poems, including “Girl in a Leather Shop”, “Cricket”, “Weymouth Sands”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (62),[ii]pp. Original wrappers – a design in pale blue, lettered in black and with a Roland John photograph on upper wrapper; very good.

£25

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