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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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August Kleinzahler

Earthquake Weather


Published by Moyer Bell 1989

Edition 1st, paperback issue

Condition Near fine

Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood (’Leopoldo’) on half-title. Wrappers slightly curled otherwise fine.

Price £30.00


79pp


List ref
WB1819

August Kleinzahler

Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club


Published by Faber & Faber 2000

Edition 1st UK

Condition Fine

Wrappers. Lee Harwood’s pencil note on half-title ‘AK’s readings copy, Given me by August, 27/10/00’. Post-it notes attached to some pages, presumaby the author’s markers.

Price £20.00


82pp


List ref
WB1820

August Kleinzahler

The Strange Hours Travelers Keep


Published by Faber & Faber 2004

Edition 1st UK

Condition Fine

Boards, dustjacket. Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on title page.

Price £30.00


76pp


List ref
WB1821

August Kleinzahler

Sleeping It Off in Rapid City

Poems, New and Selected


Published by Farrar Strauss & Giroux 2008

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Boards, dustjacket. Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on title page and his brief als to Harwood on postcard laid in.

Price £0.00


234pp


List ref
WB1822

August Kleinzahler

Green Sees Things in Waves


Published by Farrar Strauss & Giroux 1998

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Cloth-backed boards in dustjacket.

Price £18.00


80pp


List ref
WB1850

Kenneth Koch

Thank You and other poems


Published by Grove 1962

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

A few small indentations to slightly rubbed wrappers. Owner’s name on half-title.

Price £12.50


95pp


List ref
WB1066

Joanne Kyger

The Tapestry and the Web


Published by Four Seasons 1965

Edition 1st   Limitation 1000

Format  Quarto   Condition Fine

= Writing 5. One of an unspecified number bound in wrappers.

Price £20.00


61pp


List ref
WB1851

Walter Savage Landor

Gebir

A Poem: In Seven Books


Published by Slatter & Munday Oxford 1803

Edition Second [revised text]

Format  Octavo   Condition Worn

Inscribed on pastedown: ‘Leigh’s // HL 29 July 1816’: this is probably Chandos Leigh. Half title with later owner’s name in pencil. Line numbers have also been added in pencil & a few passages marked by lines in margin. Some soiling throughout. Hinges reinforced. Contemporary blue boards, worn, crudely rebacked with cloth. Uncut. Modern bookplate.

Price £225.00


List ref
WB813

 

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