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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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Robert Garioch

Chuckies on the Cairn:

Poems in Scots and English


Published by Chalmers 1949

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Signed on dedication page serving as half-title. Internally fine, wrappers worn at edges.

Price £120.00


List ref
WB334

Robert Garioch

The Masque of Edinburgh


Published by MacDonald 1954

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Signed on half-title & with Gael Turnbull’s ownership signature. Staples rusting, wrappers faintly rubbed.

Price £50.00


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WB335

Robert Garioch

Selected Poems


Published by MacDonald 1966

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Introduction by Sydney Goodsir Smith. Cloth in somewhat rubbed dustjacket with slight wear top edge. Gael Turnbull’s ownership signature.

Price £18.00


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WB337

Robert Garioch

Doktor Faust in Rose Street


Published by MacDonald 1973

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Lines Review Editions 3. Wrappers somewhat rubbed otherwise fine with press-cutting laid in printing title poem with photo presumably of Rose Street.

Price £15.00


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WB339

[Samuel Garth]

The Dispensary

A Poem. In Six Canto’s.


Published by Jacob Tonson London 1718

Edition Eighth

Format  Duodecimo   Condition Very good

The text ‘With several Descriptions and Episodes never before Printed’ (first appearing in the 6th edition). General frontispiece + one for each Canto. Disbound but a clean copy.

Price £30.00


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WB1296

[Samuel Garth]

A Compleat Key to the Seventh Edition of The Dispensary


Published by J.Roberts London 1716

Edition Reprint (1st pub. 1714)

Format  Duodecimo   Condition Very good

No half-title. Disbound but a clean copy. Includes Garth’s A Prologue Designed for Tamerlane.

Price £30.00


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WB1297

David  Gascoyne

Three Remanences


Published by Privately printed 1994

Edition 1st   Limitation 85 numbered & signed by the author

Condition Fine

Printed at the Tragara Press for Alan Clodd. Wrappers in patterned dustjacket with title label. Inconspicuous glue-marks around label.

Price £60.00


8pp


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WB1056

Lorand Gaspar

Four Poems


Published by Oasis & Shearsman 1993

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Translated by Peter Riley. Wrappers.

Price £5.00


43pp


List ref
WB1329

 

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