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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


List ref
WB798

Robert Creeley

The Gold Diggers and other stories


Published by Calder 1964

Edition 1st UK

Condition Near fine

Boards in rubbed dustjacket.

Price £10.00


159pp


List ref
WB1083

Robert Creeley

Words


Published by Scribner's 1967

Edition later issue

Condition Near fine

Later paperback issue with ‘C’ code on title page verso. Wrappers slightly chipped and slightly discoloured at spine. Laid in is a folded leaf, 4 pages of pencil notes on the poems in Lee Harwood’s hand.

Price £30.00


143pp


List ref
WB1677

Robert Creeley

Robert Creeley Reads


Published by Turret / Calder & Boyars 1967

Edition 1st   Limitation 350

Condition Fine

7 inch record inserted in rear pocket. Wrappers slightly rubbed.

Price £35.00


24pp


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WB1678

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


143pp


List ref
WB1679

Robert Creeley

Black Grackle


Published by Pig 1987

Edition 1st

Condition Worn

Folded leaf published for Creeley’s reading in Durham, May 1987. Carelessly handled copy with vertical crease.

Price £6.00


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WB1680

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


List ref
WB885

Andrew Crozier

Train Rides:

poems from ‘63 & ‘64


Published by R Books 1968

Edition 1st   Limitation 250

Condition Fine

Card covers. Staples beginning to rust otherwise an unusually fine copy.

Price £22.00


List ref
WB309

 

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