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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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Adrian Clarke

Phantom Returns


Published by Writers Forum 2001

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Trimmed A4 mimeo centre-stapled in wrappers. Author’s brief als laid in.

Price £15.00


20pp


List ref
WB2031

Adrian Clarke

Reading Reverdy


Published by Actual Size 1985

Edition 1st   Limitation 3/10 signed

Condition Fine

A5 mimeo centre-stapled in wrappers.

Price £20.00


14pp


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WB2018

Adrian Clarke (editor)

For Bob Cobbing: A Celebration

with Lawrence Upton (editor)

Published by Mainstream Poetry 2000

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

A4 mimeo spiral-bound in card covers. One page each by Sean Bonney, Clarke, Paul Dutton, Ulli Freer, Bill Griffiths, Elizabeth James, Steve McCaffery, Clemente Padin, Upton, Dave Baptiste Chirot, Wayne Clements, Patricia Farrell, Harry Gilonis, Jeff Hilson, Peter Manson, Maggie O’Sullivan, Robert Sheppard & Mike Weller.

Price £25.00


List ref
WB2058

John Cleveland

The Works, Containing his Poems, Orations, Epistles

Collected into One Volume, With the Life of the Author


Published by Obadiah Blagrave London 1687

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Portrait frontispiece. 2pp adverts. Library blind stamp on title page & C7. Modern gilt-decorated two-tone calf slightly scuffed top lower edge.

Price £275.00


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WB1287

George Clinton

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron


Published by James Robins London 1825

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Large octavo. Portrait frontispiece and engraved title page, both foxed. Armorial dedication facing printed title page. Facsimile of Byron letter facing B1. Text exceptionally clean. 8 engraved plates with some foxing at edges. All edges gilt. Contemporary gilt-decorated diced calf rebacked with defective backstrip (loss mostly at crown) laid down, gilt-decorated with raised bands. A sound and sturdy copy.

Price £160.00


756pp


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WB1904

Arthur Hugh Clough

The Poems


Published by Ticknor & Fields Boston 1862

Edition 1st thus, 1st US

Format  Octavo   Condition Near fine

With a Memoir by Charles Eliot Norton. No half-title. All edges gilt. Gilt-decorated morocco, joints slightly rubbed.

Price £55.00


List ref
WB1270

Bob Cobbing

(Processual) One


Published by Writers Forum 1982

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Quarto mimeo, visual poems printed on doubled-up leaves, side-stapled in paper covers. Covers slightly darkened otherwise fine.

Price £18.00


12pp


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WB2056

Bob Cobbing

Processual 2: After a Fashion

with Jennifer Cobbing

Published by Writers Forum 1983

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Quarto mimeo. Twelve visual poems printed rectos only, side-stapled in card covers.

Price £16.00


12pp


List ref
WB2057

 

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