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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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G.G.N., Lord Byron

Hebrew Melodies


Published by John Murray London 1815

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Correct first issue with half-title, prefatory note and adverts. Some occasional spotting and (particularly at fore-edge) soiling. Disbound, held by remains of backstrip.

Price £50.00


53pp


List ref
WB1898

G.G.N., Lord Byron

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto the Third


Published by John Murray London 1816

Edition 1st edition 1st issue

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

Page 73 misnumbered 76. Complete but somewhat tired copy with some soiling to text. Disbound, held by remains of backstrip, half-title loosening.

Price £30.00


80pp


List ref
WB1899

G.G.N., Lord Byron

The Siege of Corinth. Parisina.


Published by John Murray London 1816

Edition 1st edition 1st issue

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

Half-title. Somewhat tired copy with some soiling. Disbound, held by remains of backstrip.

Price £25.00


92pp


List ref
WB1900

G.G.N., Lord Byron

The Prisoner of Chillon & Other Poems


Published by John Murray London 1816

Edition 1st edition 1st issue

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

Half-title. 1p adverts. Somewhat tired copy, some soiling throughout, closed tear to some page edges. Disbound, held by remains of backstrip.

Price £20.00


60pp


List ref
WB1901

[G.G.N., Lord Byron]

Don Juan


Published London 1820

Edition 1st 8vo

Condition Good

I.e. Cantos I & II. Printed by Thomas Davidson. Half-title. Uncut. Some damp damage to original boards & faint staining to bottom corner throughout. Name on fly.

Price £40.00


List ref
WB792

[G.G.N., Lord Byron]

Lara. A Tale.

Jacqueline. A Tale

with [Samuel Rogers]

Published by J.Murray 1814

Edition 1st variant

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

Half-title. 4pp adverts. Some foxing. Some pencil lines in margins. Pen-and-ink landscape drawing on torn lower blank. Original paper-covered boards, spine defective, handwritten label.

Price £40.00


List ref
WB793

Richard Caddel

A Morden Tower Reading

with Koef Nielsen

Published by Morden Tower 1977

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

No 6 in the series. Caddel’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood inside upper wrapper.

Price £18.00


16pp


List ref
WB1488

Richard Caddel

Baby Days & Moon Diaries

being The Second Book of Aires


Published by Galloping Dog 1979

Edition 1st   Limitation 200

Condition Fine

Quarto mimeo printed rectos only. Cover by Tony Flowers. Wrappers.

Price £12.00


14pp


List ref
WB1449

 

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