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AUDEN, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 : SUE. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 23.

AUDEN, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 : SUE. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 23.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1977). First edition. A previously unpublished dark and cautionary ballad from the nineteen-thirties.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single white sheet, printed in blue and black, folding to form three leaves; very good.

£25

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BROWNJOHN, Alan (Alan Charles), 1931- : WOMAN READING ALOUD. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 7.

BROWNJOHN, Alan (Alan Charles), 1931- : WOMAN READING ALOUD. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 7.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1969). First edition. Inscribed, signed & dated (1991) by Alan Brownjohn. A poem.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single white sheet, printed in red and black, folding to form three leaves; very good.

£20

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FENTON, James, (James Martin), 1949- : PUT THOU THY TEARS INTO MY BOTTLE. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 8.

FENTON, James, (James Martin), 1949- : PUT THOU THY TEARS INTO MY BOTTLE. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 8.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1969). First edition. A rare early broadside, with two poems.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single white sheet, printed in dark blue and black, folding to form three leaves; very good.

£25

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FOWLER, Alastair (Alastair David Shaw), 1930- : SEVENTEEN.

FOWLER, Alastair (Alastair David Shaw), 1930- : SEVENTEEN.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1971). First edition. Seventeen short poems in a slightly more elaborate production than most of the Sycamore output at this time.
Pott 4to (13cm). [20]pp. Original pale blue wrappers, lettered on upper wrapper in maroon and silver-grey; very good.

£15

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FULLER, John, 1937- : BEL AND THE DRAGON : THE 1977 OXFORD PRIZE POEM ON A SACRED SUBJECT.

FULLER, John, 1937- : BEL AND THE DRAGON : THE 1977 OXFORD PRIZE POEM ON A SACRED SUBJECT.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1977). First edition : limited to 160 copies numbered and signed by John Fuller.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). [8]pp. Original red-pink wrappers, decorated in white and lettered in black; very good indeed.

£20

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FULLER, John, 1937- & OTHERS : A FLORIBUNDUM.

FULLER, John, 1937- & OTHERS : A FLORIBUNDUM.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, 1990 [i.e. 1991]. First edition : limited to 250 copies. A collection of ten poems by John Fuller, Jane Griffiths, John Leonard, Bernard O’Donoghue, Mark Wormald and others. With a drawing by Christiania Whitehead.
Post 8vo (21cm). [16]pp. Original bright blue wrappers, lettered in black and decorated in white on upper wrapper; a very good copy indeed.

£15

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HARSENT, David, 1942- : TRUCE.

HARSENT, David, 1942- : TRUCE.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1973). First edition : limited to 200 numbered copies signed by David Harsent. A collection of twelve interlinked poems – “The dust in corners sheds the scent of almonds ...”.
Foolscap 4to (19cm). [16]pp. Original mustard wrappers, printed in maroon and green; very good.

£20

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HARSENT, David, 1942- : STORYBOOK HERO.

HARSENT, David, 1942- : STORYBOOK HERO.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1992). First edition. A long poem -”a particularly magnificent and energetic sequence”. Loosely inserted is Sycamore Newsletter 3 (October 1992) announcing the closing of the press, and offering remaining unsold copies of various items.
Post 8vo (21cm). [24]pp. Original scarlet wrappers, lettered on upper wrapper in black and with a decoration in grey; very good indeed, in the original mailing envelope.

£20

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HUGHES, Glyn, 1935-2011 : ALMOST-LOVE POEMS. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 5.

HUGHES, Glyn, 1935-2011 : ALMOST-LOVE POEMS. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 5.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1968). First edition. Nine short poems. Loosely inserted is 1969 signed typed post-card concerning the “b-sheets” from the publisher, the poet John Fuller.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single cream sheet, folding to form three leaves, printed in green and black; a couple of tiny marks, but otherwise very good.

£15

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LARRISSY, Edward, 1950- : THREE POEMS. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 26.

LARRISSY, Edward, 1950- : THREE POEMS. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 26.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1977). First edition. Three poems – “The Librarian”, “Theory of Being”, and “Portrait of a Lady”.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single sheet, printed in green and black, and folding to form three leaves; very good.

£15

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MASSINGHAM, Harold (Harold William), 1932-2011 : CREATION. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 3.

MASSINGHAM, Harold (Harold William), 1932-2011 : CREATION. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 3.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1968). First edition. A poem from the Anglo-Saxon riddle.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single cream sheet, folding to form three leaves, printed in brown and black; very good.

£15

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MOTION, Andrew (Sir Andrew Peter), 1952- : THE PLEASURE STEAMERS : SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 24.

MOTION, Andrew (Sir Andrew Peter), 1952- : THE PLEASURE STEAMERS : SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 24.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1977). First edition. A poem.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single cream sheet, folding to form three leaves, printed in brown and black; some faint creasing, but in very good and clean state.

£20

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PORTER, Peter (Peter Neville Frederick), 1929-2010 : WORDS WITHOUT MUSIC. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 4.

PORTER, Peter (Peter Neville Frederick), 1929-2010 : WORDS WITHOUT MUSIC. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 4.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1968). First edition. Two poems – “Paroles sans Chant” and “Rondo Burlesque”.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single cream sheet, folding to form three leaves, printed in orange and black; very good.

£20

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ROSE, Gregory, 1948- : PARABLES.

ROSE, Gregory, 1948- : PARABLES.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1970). First edition. Five poems.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single cream sheet, printed in orange and black, folding to form three leaves; very good.

£20

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SCHMIDT, Michael (Michael Norton), 1947- : ONE EYE MIRROR COLD : SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 13.

SCHMIDT, Michael (Michael Norton), 1947- : ONE EYE MIRROR COLD : SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 13.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1970). First edition. Signed by Michael Schmidt. Three poems – “Bedlam and the Oak-Wood”, “The Gardener”, and “Canyon of the Damned”.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single white sheet, printed in red and black, folding to form three leaves; lightly creased and very faintly tanned, but a good copy.

£20

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SCUPHAM, Peter, 1933- : CHILDREN DANCING. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 16.

SCUPHAM, Peter, 1933- : CHILDREN DANCING. SYCAMORE BROADSHEET 16.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1971). First edition. A poem in three parts.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single white sheet, printed in red and black, folding to form three leaves; very good in the original mailing envelope.

£15

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VINCE, Michael, 1947- : THE EMBRACE.

VINCE, Michael, 1947- : THE EMBRACE.

Oxford : Sycamore Press, (1977). First edition. “Seeking her can be to lose the way ...” – a poem.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single ivory sheet, printed in red and black, folding to form three leaves; faint crease, but otherwise very good in the original mailing envelope.

£15

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