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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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Ian Hamilton Finlay

A Pretty Kettle of Fish


Published by Wild Hawthorn 1974

Edition 1st   Limitation 331/350 signed

Condition Fine

Printed rectos only. Wrappers in dustjacket.

Price £45.00


24pp


List ref
WB2080

Ian Hamilton Finlay

The Mailed Pinkie


Published by Verlaggalerie Leaman 1982

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Fine

With drawings by Gary Hincks. Wrappers.

Price £40.00


16pp


List ref
WB2081

Ian Hamilton Finlay

Myths


Published by Wild Hawthorn 1991

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

With illustrations by Solveig Hill. Printed rectos only. Notes leaf laid in as issued. Wrappers in dustjacket.

Price £20.00


22pp


List ref
WB2092

Ian Hamilton Finlay

Dzaezl


Published by Wild Hawthorn [1979]

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

With illustrations by John Borg Manduca. Staples rusted. Wrappers in dustjacket darkened at spine.

Price £20.00


20pp


List ref
WB2093

Ian Hamilton Finlay

A Book of Wild Flowers


Published by Wild Hawthorn 1994

Edition 1st   Limitation 250

Condition Fine

With illustrations by Gary Hincks. Paper-covered boards.

Price £60.00


48pp


List ref
WB2088

Allen Fisher

Unpolished Mirrors


Published by Spanner 1979-81

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Complete set of the original serial issue in 8 volumes A-H. Uniform A4 mimeo, side staples concealed by wrappers. Continuously paginated. Some slight discolouration to wrappers & slight bruising to overlapping edges. Internally fine. Volume B lacks identifying label as usual. Author’s announcements, frayed at fore-edges, laid in to A & E.

Price £60.00


100pp


List ref
WB2128

Roy Fisher

The Ceremonial Poems


Published by N.p. 1966

Edition 1st   Limitation 76

Condition Near fine

Slade: ‘privately printed by Gael Turnbull. A run of 76 roneoed copies, not commercially circulated.’ Small side-stapled quarto. Slight rust to staples, a slightly musty but otherwise fine copy.

Price £75.00


4pp


List ref
WB2129

Roy Fisher

The Ship’s Orchestra


Published by Fulcrum 1966

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Small quarto, cloth in first issue green dustjacket with David Jones wood engraving also reproduced as frontispiece. A virtually mint but slightly musty copy.

Price £22.00


58pp


List ref
WB2130

 

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