West House Books

Second-hand bookshop

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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Robert Kelly

Songs I-XXX

Published by Pym-Randall 1968

Edition 1st   Limitation 42/90 signed

Condition Near fine

Cloth in dustjacket with short closed tear lower panel.

Price £30.00

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Robert Kelly

Sonnets (1967)

Published by Black Sparrow 1968

Edition 1st   Limitation 134/250

Condition Very good

Wrappers ragged bottom edge.

Price £22.00

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Robert Kelly

Kill The Messenger Who Brings Bad News

Published by Black Sparrow 1979

Edition 1st   Limitation 37/250 signed

Condition Fine

Quarter cloth.

Price £26.00

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Jack Kerouac

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity / Pismo zlate vecnosti

Published by Votobia 1996

Edition 1st such

Condition Near fine

Parallel text with Czech translation by Petr Mikes. Wrappers in dustjacket with slight shelf-wear.

Price £10.50


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Jack  Kerouac

Scattered Poems / Rozprasene Basne

Published by Votobia 1995

Edition 1st such

Condition Near fine

Parallel text with Czech translation by Petr Mikes & Martin Konvicka. Page edges discolouring, boards in dustjacket with some shelf-wear.

Price £10.50

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Geoffrey Keynes

Engravings by William Blake: The Separate Plates

A Catalogue Raisonee with Fort-five Reproductions in Collotype

Published by Emery Walker 1956

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Format  Quarto   Condition Near fine

Two-tone cloth, spine gilt, slightly dulled. Coat of arms bookplate on front pastedown.

Price £100.00

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Geoffrey Keynes

A Study of the Illuminated Books of William Blake

Poet, Printer, Prophet

Published by Trianon 1064

Edition 1st   Limitation 470/525 signed

Format  Quarto   Condition Fine

31 pages of colour plates. Top edge gilt. Quarter morocco lettered gilt in slipcase. Spine slightly faded.

Price £195.00

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Basil King

Devotions: text and art

Published by Stop Press 1997

Edition 1st

Condition Fine


Price £11.50

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