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All the books in this series all have 16 pages within coloured card covers; they are a uniform size of approximately 5" by 3.5"  (13 by 9.5 cm)

 

The series covers a wide range of poets with the Pocket Books, a collection of idiosyncratic and eccentric Pocket Dictionaries and the Pocket Illustrators include sets of fine wood engravings.

 

 

 

Pocket Dictionaries

 

Unique, humorous, stimulating and intriguing. A blend of hard fact and spurious findings create something ideal "for reading in cold bedrooms, and / or in the bath". As well as the dictionaries of English Cricketers and Kings, the collection includes:

Pocket Illustrators - The Wood-Engravers series retail @ £2.50

The more recent titles are produced in A6 size,  & the others are approximately 5" by 3.5"

A wide ranging collection which spans some of the best wood engravers, from established craftsmen like Thomas Bewick  to artists working today such as Sarah van Niekerk. The current artists in print include:

THE POCKET BOOKS

The poetries and histories within this collection cover everything from the literally sublime - Austen and Shakespeare - to the literary ridiculous of Lewis Carroll.

The poems are a personal selection chosen by JLCarr;  some authors, such as Bacon, Johnson and Wellington were selected for their reflections rather than for verse.

Nightingale, Ruskin & Sterne  include an element of biography.
Austen
Bacon
Barnes
Blake
Burns
Carr
Carroll
Chaucer  (out of print)
Chesterton
Christmas Book
Clare
Cobbett
Cowley
Cowper
Crabbe
Donne
Dr. Johnson
Edward Thomas
Gray
Hardy
Herbert
Herrick
Keats
Laurence Sterne
Macaulay
Marvell
Nightingale  (Florence)
Owen/Brooke
Parsons
Ruskin
Scott
Shakespeare
Sydney Smith
Tennyson
The Reciter
The Rossettis
Wellington
Wordsworth
Thomas Bewick

Marie Hartley
Saša Marinkov
S. van Niekerk
Gwen Raverat

English Kings
English Queens
Eponymists
Devils (Bierce)
Cricketers
Politicians