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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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Sir William Davenant

Gondibert

Ed. David F. Gladish

Published by Clarendon Oxford 1971

Edition 1st such

Format  Octavo   Condition Near fine

xlv + 312pp. Faint stain on top edge not affecting contents otherwise a fine copy, blue cloth in somewhat rubbed and chipped dustjacket.

Price £30.00


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WB1907

Ian Davidson

Harsh


Published by Spectacular Diseases 2003

Edition 1st   Limitation 250

Condition Near fine

With sandpaper insert as issued. Dedicated and signed by the author 2004. Slight soiling to wrappers otherwise fine.

Price £16.00


45pp


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WB2030

Michael Davidson

Post Hoc


Published by Avenue B 1990

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Inscribed & signed by the author 1995. Some marks on wrappers otherwise fine.

Price £18.00


85pp


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WB2019

John Davidson

Testaments


Published by Grant Richards 1901-2

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

The first three volumes of this sequence: I. The Testament of a Vivisector, 1901, 27pp; II. The Testament of a Man Forbid, 29pp + 1p advert; III. The Testament of an Empire-Builder, 1902, 81pp + 2pp adverts. All with half-titles but without original wrappers: bound as a single volume in contemporary (publisher’s?) buckram, spine lettered gilt DAVIDSON’S TESTAMENTS with gilt line at top & tail. Uncut edges darkened otherwise very good clean pages, buckram slightly darkened & with small bump mid-spine. Owner’s name & date (1910).

Price £36.00


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WB1163

Donald Davie

Brides of Reason


Published by Fantasy Press 1955

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Slight soiling to wrappers.

Price £50.00


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WB328

Thomas Deloney

The Works

Ed. Francis Oscar Mann

Published by Clarendon Press Oxford 1912

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Edited from the earliest extant editions & broadsides with an introduction & notes. Original brown buckram. Spine label darkened, top edge slightly dusty, endpapers spotted. Mostly unopened.

Price £58.00


600pp


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WB1291

Christopher Dewdney

Spring Trances in the Control Emerald Night & The Cenozoic Asylum


Published by The Figures 1982

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Slight wear to wrappers.

Price £10.00


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WB442

Diane Di Prima

Revolutionary Letters


Published by N.p. 1968

Edition 2nd printing, expanded

Condition Good

The 2nd printing adds 19 new poems to the original 15. Foolscap mimeo, paper covers, folded in thirds, with spotting & rubbing at folds & some other soiling to covers. A few handwritten ink ?corrections. Still a useful copy of a scarce item.

Price £60.00


List ref
WB484

 

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