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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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Brenda Iijima

If Not Metamorphic


Published by Ahsahta 2010

Edition 1st

Condition Mint

Wrappers.

Price £13.50


115pp


List ref
WB1333

William Henry Ireland (anonymously)

Stultifera Navis

The Modern Ship of Fools. Aere Perennius


Published by William Miller London 1807

Edition 1st

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

Small octavo, xxiv + 295pp. Woodcut vignette to title. Folding frontispiece tinted etching by J.A.Atkinson. No half-title. A very good copy in contemporary half morocco worn at corners, nicely rebacked with label laid down.

Price £95.00


List ref
WB1881

Peter Jaeger

Sub-twang Mustard


Published by House Press 2000

Edition 1st   Limitation 5/50

Condition Fine

Wrappers.

Price £15.00


12pp


List ref
WB2067

Richard Jago

Edge-Hill, or, The Rural Prospect Delineated & Moralized

A Poem. In Four Books


Published by J.Dodsley London 1767

Edition 1st

Format  Quarto   Condition Very good

Half-title. Subscribers list. Errata leaf. 4 head-piece engravings & tail-piece. Some occasional spotting, mostly to preliminaries, p.16 somewhat soiled. Contemporary quarter-calf worn at head of backstrip & joints but still sound, marbled boards rubbed & with scuffed corners.

Price £125.00


List ref
WB1219

John James

Striking the Pavilion of Zero


Published by Ian McKelvie 1975

Edition 1st   Limitation 425

Condition Fine

Wrappers in faintly rubbed dustjacket.

Price £20.00


38pp


List ref
WB1583

John James

The Small Henderson Room


Published by Ferry 1969

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Near fine

Quarto mimeo centre-stapled in wrappers. Wrappers slightly darkened otherwise fine.

Price £20.00


37pp


List ref
WB219

John James

A Theory of Poetry


Published by Street Editions 1977

Edition 1st   Limitation 500

Condition Near fine

Wrappers in dustjacket. Faint bruise top corner otherwise fine.

Price £18.00


8pp


List ref
WB2068

John James

Letters from Sarah


Published by Street Editions 1973

Edition 1st   Limitation 300

Format  Quarto   Condition Near fine

Drawings by Philip Crozier. Lower wrapper slightly rubbed otherwise fine.

Price £20.00


24pp


List ref
WB2069

 

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