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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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Wyndham Lewis

Journey into Barbary

Morocco Writings & Drawings

Ed. C.J. Fox

Published by Black Sparrow 1983

Edition 1st such, wrappers issue

Condition Near fine

Some shelf-wear.

Price £10.00


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WB913

Wyndham Lewis

One-Way Song


Published by Methuen 1960

Edition New edition

Condition Near fine

This new edition has a foreword by T.S.Eliot. Cloth in slightly darkened dustjacket with slight wear at head of spine.

Price £22.00


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WB221

Wyndham Lewis

Left Wings Over Europe:

or, How to Make a War about Nothing


Published by Cape 1936

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Red cloth lettered black, in dustjacket. Edges & preliminaries heavily spotted. Dustjacket somewhat rubbed lower panel. Bookplate.

Price £120.00


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WB467

Wyndham Lewis (editor)

The Enemy 2


Published by The Enemy 1927

Edition 1st

Condition Good

Wrappers worn but intact. Edges & preliminaries foxed. The issue is mainly devoted to the first publication of Lewis’ ‘Paleface’.

Price £50.00


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WB905

Wyndham Lewis (editor)

The Enemy 3


Published by The Enemy 1929

Edition 1st

Condition Worn

Internally near-fine but spine disintegrating, wrappers soiled & with considerable loss at bottom corner of upper panel. The issue is mainly devoted to the first publication of Lewis’ ‘The Diabolical Principle’.

Price £22.00


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WB906

John Lilly

The Dramatic Works

With Notes and Some Account of his Life and Writings

Ed. F.W. Fairholt

Published by John Russell Smith (Library of Old Authors) 1858

Edition 1st such

Format  Octavo   Condition Very good

In 2 volumes. Preliminaries foxed, edges darkened, one hinge weakened. Original cloth, slight wear at heads of faded spines. Name & date on title pages. Alan Lubbock’s bookplate.

Price £45.00


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WB814

Maurice Lindsay (editor)

Poetry Scotland 2


Published by William Maclellan 1945

Edition 1st

Condition Very good

Quarter-cloth, very good in darkened dustjacket ragged top edge. Contributors include William Soutar, Ruthven Todd, Edwin Muir, Sydney Goodsir Smith, Norman McCaig, Adam Drinan, W.S.Graham, Robert Garioch, William Montgomerie, Sorley Maclean, J.F.Hendry & Hugh MacDiarmid.

Price £15.00


76pp


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WB2157

Raymond Lister

Infernal Methods

A Study of William Blake’s Art Techniques


Published by Bell 1975

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

4 colour & 66 b/w illustrations. Edges slightly dusty, buckram in worn price-clipped dustjacket.

Price £20.00


List ref
WB829

 

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