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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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Roy Fisher

Ten Interiors with Various Figures


Published by Tarasque 1966

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Designed by Stuart Mills in a small square format, quarto mimeo centre-stapled in stiff wrappers with silkscreen design.

Price £30.00


20pp


List ref
WB1530

Roy Fisher

Collected Poems 1968:The Ghost of a Paper Bag


Published by Fulcrum 1969

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Cloth in slightly worn dustjacket. Slightly musty otherwise fine.

Price £18.00


80pp


List ref
WB1531

Roy Fisher

Poems 1955-1980


Published by Oxford UP 1980

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Author’s inscription on dedication page ‘for Lee [Harwood]: Roy 2.3.85’. Boards in dustjacket slightly faded at spine as usual.

Price £22.00


193pp


List ref
WB1699

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

Roy Fisher

The Cut Pages


Published by Fulcrum 1971

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Cloth, dustjacket. Virtually mint.

Price £20.00


80pp


List ref
WB2131

Roy Fisher

Wonders of Obligation


Published by Braad 1979

Edition 1st   Limitation 152/450

Condition Near fine

Wrappers. Cover & title page by John Furnival. Top edge spotted otherwise fine.

Price £20.00


24pp


List ref
WB2132

 

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