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The West House second-hand bookshop handles poetry books & ephemera of all periods but specialises in modernist poetry published by small presses. This list represents a sample of our stock — in many cases we can offer more titles by all these poets.

 

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Claude Colleer Abbott

The Life and Letters of George Darley

Poet and Critic


Published by Clarendon Press Oxford 1967

Edition Reprint

Condition Near fine

Cloth in somewhat worn & scuffed price-clipped dustjacket.

Price £20.00


285pp


List ref
WB1290

Peter Ackroyd

Ezra Pound and his World


Published by Thames & Hudson 1980

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

With 111 black-&-white illustrations. Somewhat musty copy, boards in dustjacket with chips & small tear..

Price £14.00


List ref
WB451

Gilbert Adair

Signs of Life Book One


Published by Galloping Dog 1982

Edition 1st   Limitation 150

Condition Near fine

A4 mimeo printed rectos only, perfect-bound in wrappers. Cover & illustrations by Patricia Farrell. Some wear to wrappers otherwise fine.

Price £18.00


28pp


List ref
WB1446

Gilbert Adair

Hot Licks


Published by Sub-Voicive 1987

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Trimmed A4 mimeo perfect-bound in wrappers. Wrappers slightly darkened.

Price £18.00


25pp


List ref
WB2052

Gilbert Adair

Steakweasel


Published by Magenta 1987

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Cover by Patricia Farrell. Trimmed A4 mimeo perfect-bound in card covers with integral dustjacket. Dustjacket heavily discoloured.

Price £18.00


119pp


List ref
WB2053

Gilbert Adair

Frog boks (1982-84)


Published by Writers Forum [1985]

Edition 1st   Limitation 12/100 signed

Condition Fine

As issued, text and graphics printed in a variety of colours mostly on loose A4 sheets with a few on folded A3, all gathered in cardboard box with title label now slightly darkened. 62pp + small frog fridge magnet. The box shows slight but inevitable wear, contents virtually mint.

Price £75.00


List ref
WB2059

[John Agg, attributed to]

Lord Byron’s Farewell to England; with Three Other Poems


Published by J.Johnston London 1816

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

i-iv, 1-32. Adverts p.32 include other works by Agg under the pseudonym Humphrey Hedgehog. Text pages slightly rubbed throughout, tear at foot of p.11 with non-textual loss. Disbound, held by remains of backstrip.

Price £100.00


List ref
WB1902

Conrad Aiken

Senlin: A Biography


Published by Hogarth 1925

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Uncut edges darkened. Boards rubbed & scuffed, spine fraying.

Price £10.00


36pp


List ref
WB1156

 

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