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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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Randolph Healy

Arbor Vitae


Published by Wild Honey 1997

Edition 1st   Limitation 68/100 signed

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £22.00


20pp


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WB2007

Randolph Healy

Rana! Rana!

Twelve Poems


Published by Wild Honey 1997

Edition 1st   Limitation 88/150 signed

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £20.00


30pp


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WB2008

Randolph Healy

25 Poems


Published by The Beau 1983

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Wrappers, fine in dustjacket discoloured at spine.

Price £25.00


32pp


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WB2009

George Herbert

The Temple:

Sacred Poems & Private Ejaculations

Ed. Francis Meynell

Published by Nonesuch 1927

Edition 1st such   Limitation 1500

Format  Octavo   Condition Near fine

The first publication of the manuscript in the Bodleian Library. This copy blind-stamped on colophon ‘out of series for review’. Portrait frontispiece offset on title page. Endpapers darkened. Top & fore-edge gilt, top edge slightly dusty. In original brocade cloth over boards, spine somewhat darkened.

Price £78.00


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WB422

Thomas Heywood

The Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells

Their Names, Orders and Offices, The fall of Lucifer with his Angells


Published by W.Lee London 1635

Edition 1st

Format  Folio   Condition Good

Engraved title page trimmed & relaid. Imprimatur leaf. 8 full-page engravings. S3/4 & Ggg2/3 supplied in neat manuscript. Staining to Ccc1/2. Final leaves with paper repairs to bottom corners, slightly affecting text. Old half calf, sound but worn at sp.

Price £420.00


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WB1218

Dick Higgins

A Book about Love and War and Death


Published by Something Else 1972

Edition 1st, paperback issue

Condition Very good

A few small marks on slightly darkened wrappers.

Price £16.00


239pp


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WB2004

Hugh Creighton Hill

A Selection of Poems


Published by Tarasque n.d.

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Tarasque magazine 8. Wrappers. Signed & inscribed to Gael Turnbull 1968. Slightly bruised.

Price £10.00


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WB320

Hugh Creighton Hill

Some Propositions from the Universal Theorem


Published by Heron (= Artisan 4) 1954

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Wrappers soiled. Gael Turnbull’s ownership signature. 3 typescripts laid in; one is an additional poem, ‘Triangle Setting To Work’, & another shows 4 one-word poems, 3 of which appeared in Poor.Old.Tired.Horse 25.

Price £12.00


List ref
WB445

 

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