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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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Oliver Goldsmith

The Traveller, A Poem


Published by T.Carnan & E.Newbery London 1770

Edition Reprint

Condition Good

Disbound. Half-title. Title page vignette. Some light staining at edges. Owners’ names on half-title & title page.

Price £40.00


List ref
WB863

Oliver Goldsmith

The Deserted Village


Published by W.Griffin London 1770

Edition Reprint

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

One of five reprints in year of publication. Disbound. Half-title & lower blank. Title page vignette.

Price £50.00


List ref
WB864

Oliver Goldsmith

The Poetical Works

with William Collins, Thomas Warton

Ed. Rev. George Gilfillan

Published by James Nichol Edinburgh 1854

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

With Lives, Critical Dissertations & Explanatory Notes. Half-title preceded by 12pp of adverts & notices. Pastedowns bubbled, owner’s name & date. Some slight wear to original blind-decorated cloth, gilt spine lettering slightly dulled.

Price £15.00


303pp


List ref
WB1299

W.S. Graham

The White Threshold


Published by Faber 1949

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Slight spotting to fore-edge. Endpapers part darkened. Cloth in faintly spotted dustjacket with slight loss upper top & bottom edge.

Price £95.00


70pp


List ref
WB1500

James Graham, First Marquis of Montrose

Collected Poems

Ed. Robin Bell

Published by Mandeville Hitchin 1990

Edition 1st such

Condition Fine

Original cream wrappers slightly darkened otherwise fine. Two pages from The Scotsman 14 April 1990 laid in, an illustrated article on Graham by Robin Bell.

Price £10.00


24pp


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WB1947

Paul Green

The Harmaphrodite Grimoire


Published by Great Works 1981

Edition 1st   Limitation 200

Condition Near fine

Dedicated & signed by the author 1982. A4 mimeo printed rectos only, side-stapled in card covers with protective tape spine. Covers slightly bruised otherwise fine.

Price £20.00


34pp


List ref
WB2025

Paul Green

Seven Religious Songs


Published by Spectacular Diseases 1983

Edition 1st   Limitation 100

Condition Near fine

Small format, wrappers in dustjacket.

Price £15.00


12pp


List ref
WB2020

Paul Green

Arthurian Cycles


Published by Pig 1978

Edition 1st   Limitation 200

Condition Good

A4 mimeo centre-stapled in wrappers. Somewhat bruised copy, rear wrapper rubbed.

Price £10.00


12pp


List ref
WB2116

 

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