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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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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


List ref
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


List ref
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

Ray DiPalma

Observatory Gardens


Published by Tuumba 1979

Edition 1st   Limitation 211/450

Condition Fine

= Tuumba 24. Wrappers.

Price £16.00


28pp


List ref
WB1253

Ray DiPalma

Planh


Published by Casement Books 1979

Edition 1st   Limitation 350

Condition Near fine

Centre-stapled A4. Wrappers slightly darkened otherwise fine.

Price £15.00


32pp


List ref
WB2055

Ray DiPalma

Cuiva Sails


Published by Sun & Moon 1978

Edition 1st   Limitation 25/500

Condition Near fine

A4 mimeo printed rectos only, side-stapled in card covers. Lower cover darkened, internally fine.

Price £16.00


43pp


List ref
WB2050

[Benjamin Disraeli, attrib. to]

The Dunciad of To-day: A Satire, and The Modern Aesop

Ed. Michael Sadleir

Published by Ingpen & Grant London 1928

Edition 1st thus   Limitation 510/750

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Quarter vellum somewhat soiled, edges spotted, otherwise very good.

Price £30.00


66pp


List ref
WB1946

Robert Dodsley

Trifles

Viz. The Toy-Shop, The King and the Miller of Mansfield, ...


Published by R.Dodsley London 1745

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Half-title. Title page vignette. Some slight staining. Lacks final advert leaf. Contemporary calf recently rebacked.

Price £78.00


List ref
WB800

 

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