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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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William Mason (anonymously)

An Heroic Postscript to the Public

Occasioned by their favourable Reception of a late Heroic Epistle


Published by J.Almon London 1774

Edition Fifth

Format  Quarto   Condition Near fine

Mason’s sequel to his Heroic Epistle to Sir William Chambers. Page 15 adverts, 16 blank. Disbound. Some spotting to half-title, light vertical crease near fore-edge throughout, otherwise a fine copy with ample margins.

Price £35.00


16pp


List ref
WB1969

Ulli McCarthy [Freer]

Intra Venus Songs


Published by Arc 1976

Edition 1st   Limitation 200

Format  Quarto   Condition Near fine

Wrappers faintly discoloured at spine otherwise fine.

Price £15.00


24pp


List ref
WB2016

Dougald McMillan

Transition 1927-38

The History of a Literary Era


Published by Braziller 1976

Edition 1st US

Condition Near fine

B/w illustrations throughout. Cloth in slightly rubbed dustjacket with chips & short tears.

Price £16.00


List ref
WB950

Duncan McNaughton

Capricci


Published by Blue Millennium 2003

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £11.00


List ref
WB600

Paul Metcalf

Will West


Published by Jonathan Williams 1956

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Very good

His first published prose work. Wrappers in slightly darkened dustjacket. Andrew Crozier’s signature & date on flap.

Price £22.00


List ref
WB231

Paul Metcalf

Genoa


Published by Jargon 1965

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Decorated cloth, fine in dustjacket somewhat faded at spine.

Price £18.00


190pp


List ref
WB914

Christopher Middleton

Nonsequences


Published by Longmans 1965

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Boards in slightly chipped dustjacket.

Price £16.00


List ref
WB227

Christopher Middleton

111 Poems


Published by Carcanet 1983

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Wrappers. Signed by the author & inscribed to Ian Robinson.

Price £16.00


186pp


List ref
WB698

 

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