West House Books

Second-hand bookshop

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.

 

sorted by  starting with    

<<Back  |  More>>

Search for books | See ordering information  

Samuel Beckett

As The Story Was Told

Ed. Christopher Ricks

Published by Rampant Lions 1987

Edition 1st thus   Limitation 39/325

Condition Fine

Text accompanied by variant readings transcribed by Ricks & passages (parallel & oblique) chosen by him. Main text in black is set mid-page, additions in red above & below. End note by Ricks. Facsimile MSS on pastedowns. Cloth-backed boards as issued in acetate dustjacket (slightly defective).

Price £120.00


List ref
WB891

Samuel Beckett

Three Occasional Pieces


Published by Faber 1982

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers slightly chipped & somewhat soiled lower panel.

Price £12.00


32pp


List ref
WB925

Thomas Lovell Beddoes

The Ivory Gate: Later Poems & Fragments

Ed. Alan Halsey

Published by ReScript 2011

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

The first separate publication of Beddoes’ later English poetry. Wrappers.

Price £9.00


106pp


List ref
WB1370

Thomas Beedome

Select Poems Divine and Humane

Ed. Francis Meynell

Published by Nonesuch 1928

Edition 1st such   Limitation 579/1250

Condition Near fine

Original vellum somewhat soiled, gilt lettering slightly dulled, internally fine.

Price £55.00


List ref
WB1190

Ted Berrigan

Many Happy Returns


Published by Corinth 1969

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers slightly marked, spine chipped.

Price £16.00


47pp


List ref
WB1061

Sandy Berrigan

Summer Sleeper


Published by Telephone 1981

Edition 1st   Limitation 300

Condition Very good

Quarto mimeo printed rectos only, card covers. Laid in is the author’s approx 600-word tls to Lee Harwood dated Dec 7 2000, together with a few notes on Wallace Stevens poems.

Price £75.00


38pp


List ref
WB1802

John Berryman

Poems


Published by New Directions 1942

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Wrappers partly darkened & slightly abraded top edge.

Price £75.00


List ref
WB155

Morchard Bishop

Blake’s Hayley

The Life, Works, and Friendships of William Hayley


Published by Victor Gollancz London 1951

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Good

22 black-and-white illustrations. Edges slightly dusty and spotted, original cloth dulled at spine. No dustjacket but a very good reading copy.

Price £15.00


372pp


List ref
WB1887

 

<<Back  |  More>>

Login