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CASTERTON, Julia (Julia Alison), 1952-2007 : THAT SLUT CLEOPATRA.

CASTERTON, Julia (Julia Alison), 1952-2007 : THAT SLUT CLEOPATRA.

London : Turret Books, (1988). First edition : one of 100 specially bound copies (of 1,000), numbered and signed by Julia Casterton. A collection of twenty-two poems, with a frontispiece by Trevor Willoughby. Includes “Who is this Grey Woman?”, “After the Last Cigarette”, “The Womanly Space between Lines of Music”, etc.
Crown 8vo (20cm). [36]pp. Original purple cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt; very good.

£25

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DEVERSON, Jane : LAST YEAR, THIS YEAR, NOW.

DEVERSON, Jane : LAST YEAR, THIS YEAR, NOW.

London : Turret Books, (1972). First edition : limited to 100 numbered copies signed by Jane Deverson. Three poems from the co-author of the original “Generation X”.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (12)pp. Original plain white wrappers; a few slight spots, but otherwise very good in the original purple dust-jacket, ruled and lettered in black – very slightly sunned, but also very good.

£20

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LUCIE-SMITH, Edward (John Edward McKenzie), 1933- : HEUREUX QUI, COMME ULYSSE – .

LUCIE-SMITH, Edward (John Edward McKenzie), 1933- : HEUREUX QUI, COMME ULYSSE – .

London : Turret Books, (1967). First edition : limited to 500 copies. A presentation copy, inscribed to the poet Duncan Glen and signed by Edward Lucie-Smith. A poem.
Foolscap 8vo (21cm). Single sheet, printed in red, blue and black at the Cape Goliard Press, in a decorated buff card wrapper. Wrapper faintly creased, but a very good copy.

£20

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LUCIE-SMITH, Edward (John Edward McKenzie), 1933- : TOUCHING.

LUCIE-SMITH, Edward (John Edward McKenzie), 1933- : TOUCHING.

[London] : Turret Books, [1970]. First edition : one of thirty copies numbered and signed by Lucie-Smith. A broadside poster poem.
Single yellowish sheet printed in black on recto, with faint Turret Books stamp on verso. 305 x 303mm. Very faintly sunned and very lightly creased, but a very good copy.

£40

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ROBSON, Jeremy (Jeremy Michael), 1939- : POEMS OUT OF ISRAEL.

ROBSON, Jeremy (Jeremy Michael), 1939- : POEMS OUT OF ISRAEL.

London : Turret Books, 1970. First edition : one of eighteen numbered author’s copies produced outside the numeration of the 100 regular copies. Signed and dated (1970) by Jeremy Robson, with a lengthy inscription to his grandmother – concerning his grandfather (to whose memory the volume is dedicated). A collection of eight poems.
Demy 8vo (22cm). [vi],(14)pp. Original white wrappers, printed in blue and black; a very good copy indeed.

£25

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TAYLOR, Susan, 1950- : ROSE RENT.

TAYLOR, Susan, 1950- : ROSE RENT.

London : Turret Books, (1987). First edition : one of just 100 copies in hardback, numbered and signed by Susan Taylor. A collection of twenty-one poems, including “Storm in an Art Deco Teacup”, etc.
Crown 8vo (20cm). [36]pp. Frontispiece by Norman Stevens. Original green rexine, blocked and lettered in gilt; very good.

£20

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TAYLOR, Susan, 1950- : ROSE RENT.

TAYLOR, Susan, 1950- : ROSE RENT.

London : Turret Books, (1987). First edition : one of 900 regular copies in wrappers (of 1,000). This copy inscribed, signed and dated (1987) by Susan Taylor. A collection of twenty-one poems, including “Storm in an Art Deco Teacup”, etc.
Crown 8vo (19cm). [36]pp. Frontispiece by Norman Stevens. Original green-white marbled wrappers; a few faint marks, but a very good copy in the original matching dust-jacket, printed in darker green – also very good.

£15

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THWAITE, Anthony (Anthony Simon), 1930- : POINTS.

THWAITE, Anthony (Anthony Simon), 1930- : POINTS.

London : Turret Books, (1972). First edition : limited to 100 numbered copies signed by Anthony Thwaite. A poem in eight parts.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 12pp. Original plain white wrappers; very good indeed in the original lilac dust-jacket, printed in black – very slightly marked and sunned.

£20

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