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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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Wyndham Lewis

Snooty Baronet

Published by Cassell 1932

Edition 1st, 2nd issue binding

Condition Good

Cloth slightly rubbed at extremities, a somewhat tired but still very good reading copy.

Price £16.00

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Wyndham Lewis

Blasting and Bombardiering

Autobiography (1914-1926)

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode 1937

Edition 1st, 2nd binding

Condition Very good

Edges slightly spotted. Chipped & darkened dustjacket.

Price £80.00

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Wyndham Lewis

The Revenge for Love

Published by Methuen 1952

Edition Second

Condition Very good

Edges slightly spotted. Boards in soiled & nicked dustjacket.

Price £18.00

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Wyndham Lewis

Self Condemned

Published by Henry Regnery 1955

Edition 1st US

Condition Very good

Small stains to fore-edge but internally near-fine, cloth in dustjacket with some loss at head of darkened spine.

Price £40.00

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Wyndham Lewis

Journey into Barbary

Morocco Writings & Drawings

Ed. C.J. Fox

Published by Black Sparrow 1983

Edition 1st such, wrappers issue

Condition Near fine

Some shelf-wear.

Price £10.00

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Wyndham Lewis (editor)

The Enemy 2

Published by The Enemy 1927

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Wrappers worn but intact. Edges & preliminaries foxed. The issue is mainly devoted to the first publication of Lewis’ ‘Paleface’.

Price £50.00

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Wyndham Lewis (editor)

The Enemy 3

Published by The Enemy 1929

Edition 1st

Condition Worn

Internally near-fine but spine disintegrating, wrappers soiled & with considerable loss at bottom corner of upper panel. The issue is mainly devoted to the first publication of Lewis’ ‘The Diabolical Principle’.

Price £22.00

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John Lilly

The Dramatic Works

With Notes and Some Account of his Life and Writings

Ed. F.W. Fairholt

Published by John Russell Smith (Library of Old Authors) 1858

Edition 1st such

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

In 2 volumes. Preliminaries foxed, edges darkened, one hinge weakened. Original cloth, slight wear at heads of faded spines. Name & date on title pages. Alan Lubbock’s bookplate.

Price £45.00

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