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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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Richard Caddel

Sweet Cicely

New & Selected Poems


Published by Galloping Dog 1988

Edition Reprint

Condition Fine

First published by Taxvs 1983. Wrappers.

Price £10.00


88pp


List ref
WB1450

Richard Caddel

Uncertain Time


Published by Galloping Dog 1990

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers. Cover by Ann Caddel.

Price £10.00


78pp


List ref
WB1451

Richard Caddel

Wine Tales

un roman devin

with Lee Harwood

Published by Galloping Dog 1984

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers. Cover by Peter Bailey.

Price £12.00


28pp


List ref
WB1452

Richard Caddel

Quiet Music of Words:

Conversations with Richard Caddel

with Anthony Flowers

Published by Rumbling Kern 

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers. Caddel’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood & copy number 11/12 on title page.

Price £20.00


40pp


List ref
WB1724

John Cage

Silence: Lectures and Writings


Published by Wesleyan UP 1961

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Edges slightly soiled. Internally near-fine, cloth in somewhat rubbed & chipped dustjacket with small bruise top corners. Laid in is the printed gatefold invitation to the Cage exhibition Prints, Drawings & Books at Kettle’s Yard in 1984 + several photocopy sheets relating to the exhibition and lectures.

Price £75.00


276pp


List ref
WB1490

John Cage

Themes & Variations


Published by Station Hill 1982

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

With photographs by Robert Mahon. Edges slightly soiled. This would be a fine copy but the cloth & inside of the dustjacket have at some time been attacked by mould -- now dried & unsmelly but the stains remain, particularly inside the dustjacket (outer side strangely not affected). 2 obituaries laid in.

Price £45.00


List ref
WB1491

John Cage

I-VI


Published by Harvard University Press 1990

Edition 1st, special signed edition

Condition Fine

The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1988-89, a long mesostic text. Cloth in dustjacket in grey box with silver lettering & 2 Cage audiocassettes laid in, ‘Reading Mesostic IV’ and ‘Questions and Answers’. Descriptive broadside also laid in. The book is virtually mint. The base of the box has a split at one corner.

Price £250.00


List ref
WB461

Emanuel Carnevali

Furnished Rooms

Ed. Dennis Barone

Published by Bordighera 2006

Edition 1st such

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £11.00


106pp


List ref
WB996

 

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