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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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Nicholas Moore

Henry Miller


Published by Opus 1943

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Wrappers with single centre staple now rusty. Nick at foot of spine but a generally very good copy. Apparently the first study of Miller’s work.

Price £25.00


40pp


List ref
WB2149

Marianne Moore

The Pangolin and other verse


Published by Brendin 1936

Edition 1st   Limitation 120

Condition Near fine

Printed at the Curwen Press. Drawings by George Plank. Issued without dustjacket. Original paper-covered boards somewhat darkened & slightly rubbed at edges.

Price £450.00


List ref
WB447

Laura Moriarty

Self-Destruction


Published by Post-Apollo 2004

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £11.00


List ref
WB602

A.L. Morton

The Everlasting Gospel

A Study in the Sources of William Blake


Published by Lawrence & Wishart 1958

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Edges slightly spotted. Boards in slightly rubbed dustjacket.

Price £12.00


List ref
WB830

Jennifer Moxley

The Middle Room


Published by Subpress 2007

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Autobiography. Wrappers.

Price £18.50


634pp


List ref
WB999

Jennifer Moxley

Enlightenment Evidence

(Part Two of Often Capital)


Published by Rem 1997

Edition 2nd   Limitation 41/100

Condition Fine

Unpaginated, printed rectos only. Square format, spiral-bound in card covers.

Price £10.00


List ref
WB2113

Wendy Mulford

And Suddenly, Supposing:

Selected Poems


Published by Etruscan 2002

Edition 1st   Limitation E/26 signed with additional holograph

Condition Fine

Cover by John Hall, afterword by Lee Harwood. Cloth, dustjacket.

Price £40.00


188pp


List ref
WB604

John Munro (editor)

The Shakspere Allusion-Book

A Collection of Allusions to Shakespere from 1591 to 1700


Published by Oxford UP 1932

Edition 1st thus

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Complete in 2 volumes, 527 + 558pp. Originally compiled by C.M.Ingleby, L. Toulmin Smith & F.J.Furnivall with the assistance of the New Shakspere Society. Re-edited, revised and re-arranged by John Munro in 1909 and re-issued here with a Preface by Sir Edmund Chambers. Ex public library but with stamps only to title page versos; library bookplates on front pastedowns, labels on rear endpapers, small cardboard pockets on rear pastedowns. Otherwise very good copies, cloth in shelfworn dustjackets darkened at spines which also bear accession numbers.

Price £48.00


List ref
WB1953

 

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