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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 Crashaw]

Epigrammatum Sacrorum Liber

Published by Ex Academiae celeberrimae typographeo Cambridge 1634

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

A remarkably clean & well-preserved copy in modern vellum. Modern slipcase and sleeve, spine gilt-lettered.

Price £500.00

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Robert Creeley

The Finger: poems 1966-1969

Published by Calder & Boyars 1970

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Author’s inscription on fly ‘for Lee [Harwood] -- with our love -- in his country, Bob / London 7/18/70. Boards, top edge slightly dusty otherwise fine in partly mottled dustjacket with Jim Dine drawing.

Price £75.00


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William Crowe

Lewesdon Hill

A Poem

Published by Clarendon Oxford 1788

Edition Second

Format  Quarto   Condition Good

Slight damp stains at inner margin. Uncut. Disbound. With the ownership signature of John F. S. Dovaston.

Price £70.00

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Andrew Crozier

Printed Circuit

Published by Street Editions 1974

Edition 1st   Limitation 300

Condition Near fine

Drawings by Ian Tyson. Wrappers, fine in slightly darkened dustjacket.

Price £20.00


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Nancy Cunard

Releve into Maquis

Published by Grasshopper Press Derby 1944

Edition 1st   Limitation 250

Condition Very good

Folded leaf. Some bruising, mostly at edges, three faint stains on upper & lower faces.

Price £46.00

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Simon Cutts

Wind Motet

Published by Coracle 1981

Edition 1st   Limitation 237/300

Condition Near fine

Folded leaf tipped into wrapper. Outer panels slightly darkened, internally fine.

Price £15.00

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Catherine Daly


Published by Tupelo 2005

Edition 1st

Condition Mint


Price £12.50


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S. Foster Damon

A Note on the Discovery of a New Page of Poetry in William Blake’s Milton

Published by Merrymount Press 1925

Edition 1st   Limitation 150

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

14 pages + 3 colour plates, somewhat darkened. Original marbled cloth darkened at spine & top edge.

Price £80.00

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