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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : CONFESSIONAL.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : CONFESSIONAL.

[Frensham] : Martin Booth / Sceptre Press, (1969). First edition : one of seventy-four numbered copies (of 100). A poem.
Post 8vo (21cm). Single off-white sheet, printed in black, folding to form two leaves; very good.

£20

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : WE ARE THE CHILD DERVISHES OF THE CHILTERNS ...

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : WE ARE THE CHILD DERVISHES OF THE CHILTERNS ...

Kettering : Nina Steane, [1971]. First edition. “We are the child dervishes of the Chilterns, We Whirl, We roll in chalk, We strike sparks from flint ...” — a broadside poem dramatically illustrated by Harry Housman of Principal Edwards Magic Theatre. Number 14 in Nina Steane’s “All In” series of poetry posters.
Single sheet, printed in gold and black. 48 x 37cm. Minor wear, some creasing, and a couple of slight chips to edges, but a very good copy of a particularly fragile item. From the collection of the poet Martin Booth (1944-2004), with his book-label on verso. No copy located in any major library worldwide..

£50

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE RAIN-GIVER.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE RAIN-GIVER.

London : André Deutsch, (1972). First edition. Signed by Kevin Crossley-Holland on front free endpaper. His first full-length collection – thirty-eight poems, including “Spring-Tide, Burnham-Overy-Staithe”, “Mirror Edged with Shells”, “A Lindisfarne Tombstone”, “Alderney: The Nunnery”, etc.
Demy 8vo (23cm). 62,[ii]pp. Original blue boards, lettered in silver; very good in the blue, black and white Lloyd Martin dust-jacket – just a little tanned at edges.

£15

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : PETAL & STONE.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : PETAL & STONE.

Knotting : Sceptre Press, (1975). First edition : one of fifty numbered copies (of 200) signed by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Seven poems, including “Tenacious Offspring”, “At Mycenae”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). [12]pp. Original stapled blue wrappers; very good.

£20

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE DREAM-HOUSE.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE DREAM-HOUSE.

London : André Deutsch, (1976). First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed to George and Paddy [the Scottish poet and critic George Sutherland Fraser and his wife], signed and dated (1978) by Kevin Crossley-Holland. A collection of thirty-six poems, etc., including “In the Company of Saints”, “Sleepsong”, “The Fates of Men”, etc.
Demy 8vo (23cm). (64)pp. Original maroon boards, lettered on spine in silver; very good indeed in the dust-jacket – also very good indeed.

£20

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- editor : THE OXFORD BOOK OF TRAVEL VERSE.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- editor : THE OXFORD BOOK OF TRAVEL VERSE.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1986. First edition. Signed by Kevin Crossley-Holland on the title-page.
Demy 8vo (23cm). xxxiv,(424)pp. Original blue boards, ruled in blind and ruled, blocked and lettered in gilt; very good in the dust-jacket – also very good..

£25

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CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE PAINTING-ROOM AND OTHER POEMS.

CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin, 1941- : THE PAINTING-ROOM AND OTHER POEMS.

London : Hutchinson & Co., (1988). First edition. Inscribed, signed and dated (1990) by Kevin Crossley-Holland. A collection of twenty-eight poems, including “The Happiest Hours”, “Making a Rainbow”, “The Signs of Walsham”, etc.
Post 8vo (20cm). (62),[ii]pp. Original white wrappers, printed in blue and black; very good.

£20

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