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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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[Thomas Chatterton]

Poems, Supposed to have been Written at Bristol, in the Fifteenth Century

by Thomas Rowley, Priest, &c


Published by T. Payne & Son London 1782

Edition 1st Milles edition

Condition Very good

With a Commentary, in which the Antiquity of [the Poems] is Considered, and Defended, by Jeremiah Milles, D.D. Some spotting. Modern endpapers & full calf with raised bands & gilt-decorated spine.

Price £110.00


List ref
WB1285

Cris Cheek

Songs from Navigation

with Sianed Jones

Published by Reality Street 1997

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Includes audio CD.

Price £12.95


72pp


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WB1094

Henri Chopin

Henri Chopin


Published by Ceolfrith 1972

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Illustrated catalogue for Ceolfrith exhibition (= Ceolfrith 18). Slight marks on wrappers slightly bruised at fore-edge. Staples rusty. Otherwise fine.

Price £35.00


36pp


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WB2034

Charles Churchill

The Duellist

A Poem in Three Books


Published by G.Kearsley et al London 1764

Edition 1st

Format  Quarto   Condition Good

Soiled half-title & lower blank. Disbound.

Price £22.00


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WB857

Charles Churchill

Gotham

A Poem. Book II


Published by The Author London 1764

Edition 1st

Format  Quarto   Condition Good

Disbound. Corners somewhat dog-eared. Half-title & last page somewhat soiled.

Price £22.00


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WB858

Charles Churchill

Poems


Published by The Author London 1763

Edition 1st collected edition

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

I.e. Volume I only (Volume II was published in 1765). No half-title. Modern quarter calf, old backstrip laid down.

Price £65.00


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WB859

Charles Churchill

Poems

Ed. James Laver

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1933

Edition 1st   Limitation 45/600

Condition Fine

The King’s Printers’ edition complete in 2 volumes. Orig. gilt-decorated cloth, top edge gilt. Spines slightly sunned.

Price £40.00


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WB395

John Clare

Sketches in the Life of John Clare

written by himself

Ed. Edmund Blunden

Published by Cobden-Sanderson 1931

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Blunden contributes an introduction, notes and additions. Cloth partly faded and with a few small stains.

Price £42.00


List ref
WB178

 

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