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1 de la Mare, Walter, edited and with an Introduction by LOVE: A Garland of Prose and Poetry
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow & Company, 1946. First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in passionate purple cloth with gilt lettering and decorations; in a very good plus, age-darkened, lightly nicked and somewhat rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
"One of the great anthologies of the world...an encyclopedia of pieces about love"--Mary Colum. With an "allusive, experimental introduction" (London Times) by de la Mare. 822 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 de La Mare, Walter; illustrated by W. Heath Robinson PEACOCK PIE: A Book of Rhymes
New York: Henry Holt & Co., (1927). Early reprint. Hardcover. Gift inscription dated 1927 to front free endsheet, else very nearly fine, a lovely example, in satiny dark green cloth embossed in gilt with calligraphic titles and illustration to front cover, gilt titles to spine; lacking dust jacket. 
Evergreen collection of children's verse, in an early illustrated edition with Robinson's matchless pen-and-inks--one per poem--a tissue-guarded color frontispiece, and a title page portrait of a peacock and a dreamer echoed in gilt on the cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 de la Mare, Walter THE RETURN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First U.S. revised edition: one of fifty ''made for bookseller friends of Borzoi Books'' specially bound in decorated boards with printed spine label. Hardcover. Very good: previous owner's partially erased inscription to front free endsheet, wear to edges, covers lightly splayed, mild dust soiling to top edge, two tiny nicks to upper rear cover, age-toning to spine label; no dust jacket. 
"Arthur Lawford goes to sleep beside the crumbling gravestone of Nicholas Sabathier, a 17th-century Hugenot suicide, and awakes...his face, now transformed into the wolfish features of Sabathier."--Jack Adrian. Winner of the de Polignac Prize. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 de la Mare, Walter THE THREE SILLIES
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886824672 / 9780886824679 First edition thus. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
A young man believes that his sweetheart and her family are the silliest people in the world, until he meets three others who are even sillier. Smartly produced series, each with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 de la Mare, Walter; chosen and illustrated by Catherine Brighton THE VOICE
London/Boston: faber and faber, (1986). 0571139736 / 9780571139736 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in pictorial boards that betray a hint of age-toning; no dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
Illustrator Brighton takes thirteen poems by de la Mare and arranges them in a sequence that runs from dawn to night and offers glimpses into the lives of three children living in a shadowy house by a lake. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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