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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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Chris Hall

Long Time Sun Shining Down


Published by Galloping Dog 1979

Edition 1st such   Limitation 120

Condition Good

A4 mimeo printed rectos only. Cover by Chris Furby. Side-stapled card covers foxed.

Price £12.00


39pp


List ref
WB1458

Alan Halsey

Yearspace


Published by Galloping Dog 1980

Edition 2nd   Limitation 150

Condition Very good

A4 mimeo printed rectos only.Side-stapled card covers by Anne Wood. Edges slightly darkened.

Price £10.00


9pp


List ref
WB1459

Alan Halsey

Perspectives on the Reach


Published by Galloping Dog 1981

Edition 1st   Limitation 10 numbered & signed

Condition Near fine

A4 mimeo. Cover by the author. Wrappers slightly rubbed.

Price £18.00


57pp


List ref
WB1460

Alan Halsey

Klondyke


Published by Galloping Dog 1985

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Quick Job 2. A4 mimeo printed rectos only. Card covers by the author.

Price £10.00


15pp


List ref
WB1461

Alan Halsey

Not Everything Remotely

Selected Poems 1978-2005


Published by Salt 2006

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £16.00


278pp


List ref
WB650

Alan Halsey

Another Loop in our Days


Published by Five Seasons 1980

Edition 1st   Limitation K/26 signed

Condition Near fine

Letterpress on Zerkall mould made paper . Wrappers in dustjacket with small nick at head of lower panel.

Price £40.00


List ref
WB279

Alan Halsey

The Text of Shelley’s Death


Published by Five Seasons 1995

Edition 1st   Limitation 26 lettered & signed

Condition Mint

’A collage prose-poem, a biographical and critical study, a mystery.’ This special edition was handprinted letterpress on handmade Fabriano Umbria. The binding reproduces an Italian ‘memorandum book’ used by Shelley in 1822. In original solander box reproducing two leaves from The Triumph of Life manuscript.

Price £250.00


82pp


List ref
WB1872

William Hamilton of Bangour

Poems on Several Occasions


Published by W.Gordon Edinburgh 1860

Edition 1st signed

Condition Very good

Portrait frontispiece. No half-title. Contemporary gilt-decorated calf rubbed at joints & edges. Inscription on upper marbled endpaper verso: ‘these Poems was given by Mr Hamilton, Son to the Author -- to Mrs Chichester of Arlington’.

Price £65.00


List ref
WB1300

 

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